Category Archives: Small Business

Kimmie Greene: Taking Fear Off the Table to Pursue Entrepreneurship

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What would you do if you could take fear off the table and fully commit to yourself? Would it give you the courage to put yourself in the driver’s seat and become an entrepreneur? To reach out and ask for peer support? To go after backing for your business through non-traditional models?

Kimmie Greene is a finance expert and business mentor at Intuit and the spokeswoman for QuickBooks Self-Employed,

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Libby Gill: Hope IS a Business Strategy

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The business world often downplays the role of hopefulness in the workplace, maintaining that hope is not a viable approach. But if you’d ever worked in an office where people felt hopeless, you know that progress is not possible without it. Libby Gill believes that hope IS a strategy, and she uses research around hope theory to give her clients the discipline and competitive advantage necessary in today’s rapidly changing world.

Gill is an executive leadership coach,

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Christine Monaghan: Responding to Stressful Situations

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87% of employees experience physical, psychological or behavioral symptoms of poor mental health, resulting in between $17 and $44 billion in lost productivity.

There is an epidemic of presenteeism in our culture, a phenomenon in which employees are physically present at work, yet high levels of stress prevent them from getting much done. This stressed mindset results in choices made out of fear that take us further and further away from the things we really want.

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Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace: Millennial Entrepreneurship

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Amy Husted and Audrey Wallace are the creators of the babysitting exchange platform Komae. As young moms, they established a cooperative to exchange free babysitting services with other parents they knew and trusted. That idea grew into Komae, an app that allows more people to utilize the solution they found for themselves and form communities of trusted caregivers.

Husted brings a strategic mind to the company. She is responsible for internal management,

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Nely Galan: “Tropical Tycoon” discusses leading Telemundo, The Apprentice and Donald Trump, and Being Self-Made

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In today’s podcast, listen to the “Tropical Tycoon” Nely Galan as she shares her experiences of starting out as a first-generation immigrant from Cuba to becoming an award-winning producer, entrepreneur, and one of the most influential Latinas in the world.

Nely shares her story of how she started from the bottom of the heap to becoming the president of Telemundo, an American Spanish-language television network. She also talks about how she eventually delved in entrepreneurship,

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