Funding Your Business – Greg Writer – Business Black Belt Podcast

Priorities to prepare for investors Greg Writer, founder and CEO of the Angel Network. Greg has over 31 years experience in corporate finance, capital formation. At 21, he was the youngest owner / operator of a full service investment banking firm in the history of the US — directly involved in over $100 million in…

Managing Creative Interference… Business Builder or Business Killer?

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt Never give an order that can be understood. Always give an order that can never be misunderstood. ~ Douglas MacArthur, W.W.II General Why can’t people follow directions? Your clients and boss are your customers — listening to them and giving them exactly what they…

Let People Tell You What’s Wrong… So They Won’t Tell Everyone Else!

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt The one who needs to know the most is often the last to find out. You must create a connection with your customer grapevine, otherwise you’ll never know trouble is brewing in enough time to deal with it inexpensively. Some study concluded that if…

Raising Capital – Tony Dohrmann – Business Black Belt Podcast

How to Complete Your Financing Round Today’s guest Tony Dohrmann is an expert on raising capital. Lasershield founder, Tony Dohrmann shares financing and business-building lessons from creating 6 companies, raising $50+ million from 390 investors, defending against a hostile take-over, and the realities of getting a complex product manufactured and onto the shelves at Home…

Hiring Interview Questions Not in Anybody’s Book

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt “Hire smart or manage tough.” ~ Lou Adler, executive recruiter If you’re betting the farm on key employees, you need all the clues you can get. Here are a few questions to add to your interview repertoire. Tell me what you’ve done or continue…