Business Works

STONECOM COOKEVILLE LLC  |  Podcast , ±23 min episodes every 6 days  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
From growing an idea to slowing down turnover, it's all how Business Works.

News Talk 94.1 focused on the engine that is growing the Upper Cumberland: Small Business. Now a weekly show with local people, focused on business: Business Works, with local entrepreneur Johnny Stites and celebrated business author and strategy coach Hal Alpiar, Sunday afternoons at 1.

From growing an idea to slowing down turnover, it's all how Business works. Sunday afternoons at 1pm.

Local conversation for local business. News Talk 94.1.

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14
OCT

Trademark Printing

Originally starting in the restaurant business, Tom Short found himself being offered the chance to take over a different kind of business. 20 years later he has grown Trademark Printing into a business that provides several services and a large customer base. Tom talks with Hal and Johnny about recruiting, developing and maintaining quality employees and growing a small business.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
07
OCT

Choosing A Business Type

It's more than one question for owner operators. Do you incorporate? What is an LLC? What's the difference between a C and an S Corp? What about legal and accounting needs? Hal and Johnny try to give you a better understanding of the different structures available to you, their roles and what you need to consider.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
30
SEP

Hiring Employees

In your growing your own personal practice or business you need the right people to build your business. In looking for those people you need to make sure they fit your workplace culture. Hal and Johnny offer some things to consider to hire the right person and not just another employee you may need to replace later.
23
SEP

Realtor & Entrepreneur

Coming out of High School with dreams of being a successful Realtor, Heather Skender Newton began a career path that lead to her own business. Heather joins hosts Hal and Johnny to talk about the practices she uses to grow and maintain a successful business.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
16
SEP

Immigration, Tariffs & Trade

With several reforms being considered towards immigration Hal and Johnny look at some of the factors to consider in your hiring practices. They also look at the issues you might face with tariffs and trade in connection with your business.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
09
SEP

Elevator Pitch

It's a term used in sales practices, one that summarizes who you are and what you offer in short order. The Elevator Pitch. Hal and Johnny discuss the ups and downs of delivering it to potential clients, some examples and why your business should have one.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
02
SEP

Leadership Building Practices

Building your business begins with building your team into a force that can help you grow. Hal and Johnny continue their look at ways you can improve leadership and teamwork. They share their insights on the actions and practices that will help you achieve that goal.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
26
AUG

Leadership Building Training

Building your business through your employees comes down to the training they've been given to help your meet your goals. Hal and Johnny look at the ways traning can be applied and when it's needed as they continue to look at dveloping teamwork and leadership in your business or professional practice.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
19
AUG

Leadership Building Approaches

There are a few diffrent ways to approach leadership and teamwork in building your business or professional practice. How you handle internal leadership among your employees and management team impacts their performance and can help or hinder your efforts. Hal and Johnny have a few things to consider for do's and don'ts.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
12
AUG

Business Building Employees

Small businesses rely on word of mouth, customer satisfaction and repeat business. What others see from your employees can help or harm those needs. What can your employees offer your customers and client to build better relations? Hal and Johnny discuss some of the steps you can take to make your employees your business builders.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
05
AUG

Retaining Quality Employees

You've invested time, effort and resources into finding and training the quality employee that you need. Now what things can you do to not only give them job satisfaction, but being a productive part of your business? Johnny and Hal discuss weeding out the problems and not losing out on that investment in your employees.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing
29
JUL

Attracting Quality Employees

When it comes to being an entrepreneur or small business, quality employees are a must in helping you to grow. One, two or even twenty two, whatever your employee needs are, who you recruit and bring in is important. Hal and Johnny offer some tips and thing to consider to help you attract the quality employee you're looking to hire.

Business Works is presented by the following sponsors:
Father and Son Family Medicine Clinic
Heather Skender-Newton
Rib City of Cookeville
John White - State Farm Insurance Agent
Ford Lincoln of Cookeville
Trademark Printing

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