Paul Orfalea | Founder of Kinko’s Shares Secrets of Going From a 100-Square Foot Shop to 1,000 Locations and $2 Billion in Revenues
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Paul Orfalea, the Founder of Kinko’s, about how he started and scaled the Kinko’s retail chain brand from one location to over 1,000 before selling it. Paul shares the lessons he learned in his entrepreneurial journey, talks about his theory of management, and explains how he transitioned to academic and philanthropic endeavors. Stay tuned.
Tommy Tardie | [SpotOn Restaurant Recovery Series] Pivoting a Fine Dining Restaurant with Gift Boxes, Virtual Classes, and More
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Tommy Tardie, the Owner and Operator of The Flatiron Room and Fine and Rare restaurants, about pivoting a fine dining restaurant during a pandemic. They discuss the art of fine dining, the various challenges faced by restaurant owners since the pandemic struck, organizing virtual whiskey testing Zoom calls, and what the future looks like for the industry. Stay tuned.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews DJ Rezac, the Owner of Time42 Coaching and KB Building Services, to talk about how guiding leaders can positively impact a business and create a fulfilling family life. DJ also talks about the benefits of being a networking organization member, how losing a big client can adversely affect a business, and how you can measure your success as a parent or spouse. Stay tuned.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Ben Cash, the Founding Partner and CEO of Reason One, about his journey from being a musician to starting and running a thriving digital agency. They also talk about working with mission-driven companies, how Ben’s business was impacted by the 2008 financial crisis and COVID-19 pandemic, and his reasons for merging with another company in 2019. Stay tuned.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Jeremy Webb, the Founder and CEO of Organizational Engineering, about how he helps companies develop more productive teams. Jeremy also shares his experience surviving a plane crash, getting diagnosed with cancer, and being a part of the nation’s fastest-growing company.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Dr. Jeremy Weisz, his Co-founder at Rise25, to discuss the 10 main reasons why most podcasts fail. They talk about featuring the wrong guests, having a complex podcast process, focusing on the wrong metrics, and more.
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.
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