Russell Benaroya | [Top UCSB Entrepreneur Series] One Life to Lead: How to Achieve Business Success Through Better Life Design
Russell Benaroya, a Co-founder and Partner at Stride, is John Corcoran’s guest in this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast where he talks about achieving business success through better life design. Russell also shares his entrepreneurial background, the challenges he faced building his businesses, his new book, and how he helps entrepreneurs stay in their genius zones.
Dr. Jeremy Weisz, the Co-founder of Rise25, joins John Corcoran in this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast to discuss how to name a podcast and get better ROI from it. They talk about types of phrases to avoid when naming a podcast, what to know about using specific names, when to name a podcast after a business, and the benefits of brainstorming names with others.
Jay Haynes | How to Connect with an Influential Mentor and Get More Customers by Understanding Their Needs
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Jay Haynes, the Founder and CEO of thrv, to talk about how the jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) framework helps businesses provide better services to their customers. They discuss the value of focusing on meeting customers’ needs, the importance of being innovative, and how having a group of peer mentors can be very impactful to entrepreneurs.
Jennifer Rotner | Scaling and Systematizing a Creative Business and Rebounding from Losing a Whale Client
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Jennifer Rotner, the Founder and CEO of Elite Creative, about her process of systematizing and scaling creative businesses to over seven figures. Jennifer talks about the mistakes she made and the lessons she learned when building her first businesses, explains how she structures her companies, and shares her tips for working with big clients.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Shirin Oreizy, the Founder and CEO of Next Step, to discuss how you can use behavioral science to supercharge your business’ marketing. Shirin explains what behavioral science means, talks about the role it plays in building a company’s culture, and explains how she pivoted her business from a digital design agency to start focusing on behavioral science.
Michael Arrieta | Meeting Michael Dell, Building DocuSign into a $40B Company, and Helping Service Companies
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Michael Arrieta, the Founder and CEO of Garden City, to talk about investing in service and technology-based businesses. Michael discusses his career background working at Cutco, Wyse Technology, Dell, and DocuSign — including the lessons learned from Michael Dell. He also shares his hiring strategies and explains how he evaluates the best companies to invest in.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Anna David, an author and the Founder and CEO of Launch Pad Publishing, to talk about the journey to become a New York Times best-selling author. Anna discusses the challenges she faced building her writing career and publishing company, as well as her experience battling addiction. Plus, Anna shares how Launch Pad Publishing can help you produce your book and grow your business from there!
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, Kait LeDonne, the Founder of Brandwise Media, gets interviewed by John Corcoran about the business strategies she used to expand and 4x her agency in only 18 months. Kait also shares her recruitment strategies, explains how she builds her company’s culture, and talks about the KPIs she uses to evaluate the performance of her business. Stay tuned.
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