Matt Smith 

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A Time Management Tip from Marcus Lemonis

In a filmed interview with Inc Magazine, Marcus Lemonis shares one of his strategies for organizing his day. Each night before going to bed Marcus says “I make a quick list of the things I know I have to deal with the next day. And I try to get those knocked out before noon.” Marcus goes on to explain that this is helpful because after noon he doesn’t know what’s going to … [Read more...]

Managing Millennials: An Interview with Joanie Connell

In this episode of Monday Morning Radio, host Dean Rotbart talks with Dr. Joanie Connell, President and CEO of Flexible Work Solutions, a consulting firm that specializes in leadership development, as well as in preparing youth for work and life. In this interview, she focuses on Millennials entering the work force and the challenges they are facing, and the challenges their … [Read more...]

Quiz: How Well Do You Understand Insurance?

Here's a simple 8 question quiz to test your insurance knowledge (with answers provided in real-time). If you're like me, you have a lot to learn about insurance in general whether for business or personal needs. Credit: Provided by Balcombes Claims Management … [Read more...]

Origin Stories Behind the Most Famous Slogans

Here’s a brief look at some interesting insights into the origins of popular business slogans. From Nike’s “Just Do It” to L’Oreal’s “Because You’re Worth It” and much more. Find out about the unusual sources of inspiration for these iconic slogans. Infographic Credit: M2 On Hold   … [Read more...]

The Science of Motivation: Radio Interview with Susan Fowler

This Monday Morning Radio interview features Susan Fowler, a consultant, trainer, coach and leader in the field of personal empowerment. She speaks with radio host Dean Rotbart about her new book, Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…and What Does. Susan talks about how motivation is a skill that can be learned by anyone, and doesn’t need to be based on either incentives or … [Read more...]

Get a Blood Test Before You Buy Life Insurance

Like many small business owners, I'm the primary bread-winner in my family. So I recently decided to purchase life insurance so my family would have one less thing to worry about if I die sooner than expected. Other than filling out the questionnaires, selecting the right policy amount and terms, and doing a few interviews, it seems that the rate you actually get is based … [Read more...]

Helping Inventors Succeed in Business: Radio Interview with Nicole Lininger

Dean Rotbart interviews Nicole Lininger, Director of Corporate Communications for InventHelp, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company that works with inventors trying to bring their products to market. They assist inventors with everything from obtaining patents, producing prototypes, submitting ideas to companies for review, and product marketing. Nicole notes that while … [Read more...]

The Business of Podcasting: Radio Interview with Bo Bennett

Dean Rotbart interviews Bo Bennett, a self-described “serial entrepreneur” who has started and sold several successful businesses and also hosts seven active podcasts, which range in topics from public speaking to marketing to science. In this interview, Bo discusses some of the benefits that a podcast can have for a business, which include reaching potential customers and … [Read more...]

Customer Experience for the Win: Radio Interview with Denise Graziano

Denise Graziano is interviewed in this episode of Monday Morning Radio about the importance of customer experience for a business. Customer experience, says Denise, is what sets successful businesses apart, more so than price or even the business’ products. Yet, 60% of businesses are not addressing customer experience in any meaningful way. Denise talks about the difference … [Read more...]