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The How of Business - How to start, run & grow a small business.

The HOW of Business is a weekly podcast for aspiring Entrepreneurs and existing Small Business Owners. If you are looking for actionable advice, tips and techniques on how to start and grow your small business, this is the podcast for you! In each episode we either discuss a business topic, or interview an existing business owner or business service provider. Our episodes are about 30 to 45 minutes in length, and are hosted by Henry Lopez and David Begin who share the knowledge and experience they have acquired over their corporate and entrepreneurial careers. We will release a new episode every week on Monday mornings.
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Dec 26, 2016

Sales & Client Account Management skills for small business owners. Dan Englander shares his journey from history major in college, a marketing a sales career in the corporate world, to launching his own business. Dan is an entrepreneur, consultant and the author of Mastering Account Management, and The B2B Sales Blueprint. He’s the founder of Sales Schema where he helps salespeople, business owners, and account managers win new customers and grow their existing accounts. Prior to founding Sales Schema he was the first employee and Senior Account Manager at IdeaRocket, the premier studio for high-quality animated explainer videos. He brought in business and managed productions for dozens of Fortune 500s and startups like Venmo. He’s a decent living-room guitarist and he makes a mean paella!

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 19, 2016

Entrepreneurship, online training, raising start-up capital, and interesting conversation with John Colley. John is an entrepreneur, online instructor, marketer, speaker, podcaster (The Online Courses Insider Podcast), blogger and investment consultant. His clients include multi-billion dollar corporations as well as start-up entrepreneurs. He is a highly successful online instructor, with over 37,000 students on Udemy alone! John believes in education and sharing information, and his advice to entrepreneurs includes “Don’t wait for it to be perfect!”

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 19, 2016

Building Social Wealth for success in life and entrepreneurship. Jason Treu is an entrepreneur, business coach and author of Social Wealth. He shares his personal journey and tips and advice on building relationships that result in social wealth. He also shares advice on avoiding overthinking, creativity and finding your business purpose and vision. He works with experts, entrepreneurs and executives to help them get unstuck and stand out by building key skill sets, creating their visions and purpose, and building key relationships that impact the bottom line of a small business.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 19, 2016

Transform your life and your small business to achieve greater success. Craig Ballantyne is an entrepreneur, author, and an expert on productivity and success transformations. He is the editor of Early to Rise and author of The Perfect Day Formula. He introduces the 3 Secrets to Changing Your Life, and The 5 Pillars of Personal Transformation. He's also a Strength & Conditioning coach, creator of Turbulence Training, a contributing author to Men’s Health magazine, and a member of the Training Advisory Board for Maximum Fitness and Oxygen magazines.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 12, 2016

Freedom-Based Luxury Lifestyle Design with Erica Duran - Business Coach for modern online entrepreneurs. She shares her journey from her corporate career to starting her first small business. She also shares insights on how to design your life and develop a business that fits your desired entrepreneur lifestyle. We also talk about avoiding and managing procrastination.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 12, 2016

The Formula for Business Success = B+C+S. Ken Bator explains how and why the alignment of Brand, Culture and Strategy is the key to achieving success in your small business. Ken is an entrepreneur, author and owner of Bator Training & Consulting. The Formula is all about answering the questions: What's the image you want to portray to the public, what’s the experience you want to create through and for your employees, and how can you drive more of the right business to your small business? Ken believes that culture is more valuable than brand.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 5, 2016

Becoming a Champion Entrepreneur is about taking 100% responsibility for your own success, and becoming a high achiever in every area of your life and small business. Greg Faxon is an entrepreneur, business coach, and author of "Don’t Let the Fear Win: How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Grow Your Business...Fast". He shares his personal journey and deep insights to help you improve your mindset. Greg explains the concept of Deliberate Practice and how to apply this approach to living deliberately as an entrepreneur and small business owner.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Dec 5, 2016

How to turn ideas into a product. Filip Valica, a mechanical engineer and small business owner, shares his personal journey, and tips & advice on how to develop your product idea and bring it to market. He helps people take a DIY (do it yourself) approach to product development. Filip’s business, and podcast (recently named “10 Best Podcasts for Designers and Innovators” by Inc.), is The Product Startup – your guide to getting there. He offers resources and coaching services for entrepreneurs and product developers at every stage of the process.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 28, 2016

No-nonsense common sense advice for achieving success in life and as an entrepreneur. Kathleen Gage overcame significant setbacks and mistakes in her early life to become a successful small business owners. She is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, online marketing expert, podcaster, and the owner of Power Up For Profits. She introduces her "Speak, Sell, and Profit" approach to growing a business.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 28, 2016

From broadcasting to starting her own public relations & marketing firm for small businesses. Erika Taylor Montgomery shares her entrepreneurial journey and valuable tips & advice on public relations, social media, blogging, and on-line marketing for small business owners. In 2005 she launched Three Girls Media, a marketing agency specializing in working with small and emerging companies. Erika is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, and small business marketing expert.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 21, 2016

Launching & building a business, and the value of relationships. Matt Ruedlinger is an entrepreneur, the founder of the small business marketing firm Triple R Marketing and co-founder of Fanvious. He shares his entrepreneurial story, and tips & advice on starting a business, marketing, service, and developing long-term relationships. "Getting started is the hardest part."

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 14, 2016

How to build business credit, separate from your personal credit. Ty Crandall, author of Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded, shares his entrepreneurial story and how he helps small business owners establish credit for their small business. He provides specific steps and tips for how to create a credit profile for your business that does not impact your personal credit score. Ty is the CEO of Credit Suite, providing business credit and funding solutions for small business.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 14, 2016

Conscious Millionaire mindset and approach defined. JV Crum explains the mindset, systems and execution required to grow your small business, reach your first million, and make a broader impact as an entrepreneur. “Do you want to live a life that just creates little ripples, or do you want to create big waves?” JV is the author of Conscious Millionaire – Grow Your Business by Making a Difference.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 7, 2016

A holistic approach to personal, business and financial success with Joan Sotkin – founder of Prosperity Place and host of The Prosperity Show podcast. She shares stories from her diverse background, including the challenges and failures she overcame before finding long-term success as an entrepreneur. Joan explains that "everything about you is a habit." She shares advice on changing your habits to achieve success in life and in our small businesses. "The situation doesn't cause the emotion, the emotion causes the situation."

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Nov 7, 2016

His entrepreneurial journey, overcoming fear & failure, creativity, and online marketing advice for small business owners. Stephen Christopher shares the failures and successes he experienced transitioning from the corporate world to becoming a successful entrepreneur. His current business, Seequs Marketing Technologies, is a web marketing firm designed to help business owners achieve results they never thought possible. "Remember that business is supposed to be fun!"

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 31, 2016

Productivity & Time Management tips for entrepreneurs. Lauren Midgley helps professionals and small business owners improve their personal productivity skills. She spent 25+ years in the corporate world before becoming her own boss. Lauren found the courage to succeed and start her own consulting business, and today helps others realize their dreams. She is also a speaker, and the author of “It's 6am & I'm Already Behind! - 30 Strategies to Get Caught Up in a Crazy-Busy World!”

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 31, 2016

Automate your small business and install systems so that you can focus on higher-level projects (delegate and automate as much as possible). Entrepreneur Joshua Latimer (AutomateJosh.com) explains how he has built a business that allows him the ultimate freedom of location and time – he recently moved his family to Costa Rica, and operates his virtual businesses remotely. He left the corporate world and became his own boss after realizing "I was contributing my excellence to build someone else's dream, and not my own."

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 24, 2016

A simple, straightforward, easy-to-follow and proven social media marketing system for small businesses: “The Social System”- developed by “Made to Order” a social media agency co-founded by Kyra Reed. Kyra also shares her entrepreneur story, and valuable advice for small business owners. Before you decide what to post, or if Facebook is right for your business, you need to answer a series of insightful questions – starting with “Who are you?”

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 24, 2016

Heather shares her entrepreneurial journey – from her humbling failures to her amazing successes! She also shares online marketing advice for small business owners. Heather Havenwood is a Serial Entrepreneur, Sales and Marketing Coach, Copywriter and Small Business Activist. She is the CEO of Havenwood Worldwide and Chief Sexy Boss! She is the Author of “Sexy Boss: How the empowerment of women is changing the rule book for sex, money and success”, and the host of the podcast show “The Win with Heather Havenwood”.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 17, 2016

Business Planning to start your business, and on-going planning to help you manage and grow your small business. Peter Mehit helps entrepreneurs with developing Business Plans, seeking start-up funding, and solving business problems. He explains the four questions that a business plan should answer. Peter transitioned from a successful business consulting career to starting his own business. He shares advice for other small business owners, and a FREE download of his book “Killer Business Plan”!

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 17, 2016

Health Insurance for you and your staff? Life insurance for you and your business partners? Independent Insurance Agent LeRoy Wilkerson explains how small business owners can benefit from insurance to protect their business and gain a competitive advantage. He also shares how he builds his business through referrals, and benefits from his chamber of commerce membership. LeRoy enjoyed a successful career before realizing that the only way to secure his future was to become his own boss.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 10, 2016

Aaron's Entrepreneurial Journey, insights into developing and launching his business, and tips & advice for small business and personal success. Aaron Kelton is co-founder of Narify - a web & mobile platform that lets people listen to online articles narrated by real people. He studied Chemical Engineering, but a life event led him to start developing his business idea. He shares his business development process, and how he has benefited from co-working spaces and support from The Dallas Entrepreneur Center & The Grove.

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business. (TheHowOfBusiness.com)

Oct 10, 2016

Your thinking determines what you achieve in life, starting your first small business, and as an entrepreneur. Kim Ades is our guest – Success Coach, founder or Frame of Mind Coaching, and an expert on performance success through mindfulness and thought mastery. “Anything you want to achieve is dependent on your thinking.” She shares valuable advice for small business owners, and her personal story of challenges and success. Don’t miss the FREE COACHING offer and the three insightful questions to ask yourself about your current mindset!

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business.

Oct 3, 2016

You don’t have to work harder to build your small business, just smarter! Leverage, automation and delegation are the keys to Amanda’s formula for growing your business without the hustle and sacrifice. She also explains how you can use online Sales Funnels to generate more leads. Amanda Goldman-Petri is an entrepreneur, business coach and the host of the Market Like a Nerd podcast. Visit the show notes page at TheHowOfBusiness.com for a link to her free webinar: Create a Sustainable Business That Welcomes 50 New Ideal Clients Every 90 Days!

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business.

 

Oct 3, 2016

Craig helps small business owners find, negotiate and lease commercial real estate.  Leases are negotiable! Craig represents the entrepreneur exclusively as a Tenant Representative. When you call the name on the sign, that agent represents the landlord! Negotiation tactics, lease extensions, and defaults – Craig shares tips & advice on these leasing topics and more, in this episode of The How of Business. Craig Melby is the author of “Site Rite: Practical ways to boost profits with the right site and best terms!” – a must read for any business owner planning to open a bricks & mortar business with leased space. He is also the founder of LeaseSmart, dedicated to helping business owners with their facility needs.  

Henry Lopez is the host of this episode of The How of Business show – dedicated to helping you start, run and grow your small business.

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