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Ep 34: Accounting Firm Owner Helps Businesses Navigate Tricky Tax System

On today’s podcast, we’re talking with John Briggs, owner of Incite Tax. He helps business owners navigate the chaotic IRS system.

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Ep 33: Staffing Firm Founder Shares Secrets to Professional Success

On today’s podcast, we’re talking with John Bernatovicz, founder and president of Willory, a staffing and consulting firm focused on HR and payroll.

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Ep 32: The ‘Business Doctor’ Helps Clients Get Unstuck

On today’s podcast, we’re talking with Lauren Goldstein, founder and CEO of the boutique business strategy consulting firm Golden Key Partnership.

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Ep 31: The Number One Mistake I Made in Business

On today’s podcast, I’ll share the number one mistake I made in my business when I was starting out and how you can avoid this problem.

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Ep 30: Business Owner and Author Shares His Profit-First Approach

On today’s podcast, meet Mike Michalowichz, creator and author of Profit First, which hundreds of thousands of companies across the globe use to drive profit. Find out how he made a fortune, lost it all and is now helping others.

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Ep 29: Business Psychologist Teaches Owners How to Take Back Their Lives

On today’s podcast, meet Dr. Sabrina Starling, a business psychologist who teaches business owners how to take back their lives and hire A players on their team. From finding “A-Ha” moments to getting rid of warm body employees, she explains what makes a business successful.

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Ep 28: How Kim Kiel Designed a Copywriting Business Around Her Life

On today’s podcast, meet Kim Kiel, a sales and direct response strategist and founder of the boutique copywriting agency, Kim Kiel Copy. Find out how she created her business around her family’s needs.

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Ep 27: Third Generation Business Owner is a Leader in HVAC Industry

On today’s podcast, meet Rob Minnick, a third generation business owner of Minnicks: Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, Insulation in Maryland. Find out how his passion for people and love for his family keep his company thriving.

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Ep 26: Serial Entrepreneur Wants to Help Other Women Business Owners

On today’s podcast, meet Alexa Hallberg, a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and business badass. Find out why she has made it her mission to help other women in business.

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Ep 25: A Proven Profit First System with Ron Saharyan

Every business owner wants to make a profit, but are you taking a deliberate approach to reaching that goal? Let us introduce you to someone who helped change our business through his Profit First system and give you more insight to how this approach has been adopted by companies around the world.

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Ep 24: Boutique Business Owner Focuses on Work-Life Balance and Helping Women

On today’s episode of the Small Business, Big Deal podcast, our guest is Aimee Rosenow, owner of Evoke Creative Topeka. Find out why she left one business and started another and how her work-life balance has changed.

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Ep 23: Why Ariel Unselt Left Her Job to Become a Florist and Business Owner

On today’s episode of the Small Business, Big Deal podcast, our guest is Ariel Unselt, owner of Chinell’s by Ariel and sister company, The Rogue Florist. Find out why she left her 9-to-5 job and how she became a florist.

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Ep 22: How to Ditch the 9-to-5 and Become Your Own Boss

On today’s episode of the Small Business, Big Deal podcast, our guest is Kate Bagoy, a business coach and founder of SixFigureFreelancers.com. Find out why her personal mission is to inspire and empower people to lead lives by design, not default.

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Ep 21: A Half-Million Dollar Lesson on Fraud

Many companies small and large end up dealing with fraud at some point, but a family business never expects one of their employees to steal more than a half-million dollars. That’s exactly what happened to the Stevenson Company, the metal works company behind many beautiful designs around Topeka and beyond. Owner Joe Pennington opens up about the experience and the hard lessons learned.

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Ep 20: How Faith and Family Helped Rich Tarwater Expand His Business

On today’s episode of the Small Business, Big Deal podcast, our guest is Rich Tarwater, owner of Tarwater Farm and Home. Find out how he expanded the family business and what advice he has for his children.

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Ep 19: How Third Avenue Events Faced Challenges and Built Relationships During Pandemic

On today’s episode of the Small Business, Big Deal podcast, our guests are Annie Rector and Kristin Hems of Third Avenue Events. Learn how they faced the challenges of the COVID pandemic and how they continued building close relationships with clients.

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Ep 18: How a Recruiter Helps Businesses Find and Hire Quality Employees

Stephanie Roberts chose a career in recruiting after being inspired by her mother to help people. Find out how she started her business, how she manages a work-life balance and what common misconceptions people have about her industry.

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Ep 17: How the Kern Marketing Group Began & Where It’s Headed

Many people dream of walking away from the corporate world and starting their own business. Mark Kern did just that about 15 years ago and now runs a successful marketing company out of Lawrence. Today we’ll talk to him about taking that leap, how he’s navigated the changing marketing business, and the best investment he’s made in his company.

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Special Announcement – Welcome Our New Host, Tracy Jepson

After a bit of a hiatus, the podcast is back with a slightly different look and sound.

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Ep 16: Inside Richard Holman’s Custom Embroidery and Printing Business

Running a small business mostly on your own can be tough. Hear from the owner of LKS Imagine about how he finds customers, manages the workload and what he wishes he knew when he started.

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