Business Works

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From growing an idea to slowing down turnover, it's all how Business Works.

Spark your entrepreneurial ideas and pursuits with some of our Guests’ best-kept secrets for growing their business and healthcare practices. Get the how-to’s that national award-winning author and host Hal Alpiar uses to win record sales success for business owners and managers. BusinessWorks from News Talk 94.1.

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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28
JUN

Integrity In Business

Positivity can be fleeting during times of stress, and with current events the way that they have been, there has certainly been no shortage of stress. But how is this impacting your business as you try to adapt to the changing business landscape we find ourselves in? It's important to discover new ways of thinking to maintain a level of integrity within your business that inspires positivity and loyalty to your customers and employees. This week, host Hal Alpiar offers a six point approach to help create a positive climate for your business, and to help you maintain a clear, steady level of integrity even in times of stress. After all, it was author C.S. Lewis who said, "Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching."

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
21
JUN

Broast Tennessee Coffee Roasters

Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Justin Davis, owner of Broast Tennessee Coffee Roasters in Cookeville. They discuss how Broast came about, how he learned about the coffee bean roasting process, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the business and how he's kept it going, and where he envisions the business going moving forward.

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
31
MAY

Adjusting To Change

Between devastating tornadoes, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Upper Cumberland area of Middle Tennessee has been through its fair share of stressful times. Business owners in particular are facing economic uncertainty as non-essential businesses are force to close for a period of time in an attempt to flatten the COVID-19 infection curve. This week, host Hal Alpiar discusses just how to deal with the reality of having to close your business, and how to adjust to current circumstances. He also offers examples and ideas on staying inspired during this time, and how to take control rather than letting yourself be controlled by circumstances.

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
24
MAY

Does Your Business Work? Pt 2

Host Hal Alpiar shares some of the things that he's learned over the years that has helped him overcome stressful times and circumstances, and offers new ideas and ways to help you stay in control and be effective in times of great stress to help keep your business working. This week, Hal touches on the things that you can do for your business to guarantee your long term success in these stressful times.

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
17
MAY

Does Your Business Work? Pt 1

Host Hal Alpiar shares some of the things that he's learned over the years that has helped him overcome stressful times and circumstances, and offers new ideas and ways to help you stay in control and be effective in times of great stress to help keep your business working. This week, Hal touches on the things that you can do for yourself first before taking a look at 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
01
MAR

How To Focus On Priorities

This week, host Hal Alpiar discusses how to focus on priorities for your business after taking inventory of the things that you need to succeed. It's easy to get caught up lamenting the past and end up ignoring the here and now right in front of you. Taking the time to take deep breaths, and writing out a daily to do list on actual paper in order of importance can help you separate the things that you think are good for you and your business from the things that you may have lost sight on that directly impact your business's current performance and needs.

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
23
FEB

Moving Your Business Forward Pt 2

Previously, Host Hal Alpiar broke down the process of taking inventory of your business. Not inventory as in your actual stock, but as in the other aspects of your business such as staff, suppliers, branding, finances, your products and services, your customers, clients, and patients, and even your competition. The aspects of your business that lead to the success of your business. This week, Hal continues to discuss what to do after taking inventory of your business, how you can make it work best for you to help move your business forward, and most importantly, how you can accomplish all of this on your own without having to bring in outside assistance.

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
FEB

Moving Your Business Forward

Previously, Host Hal Alpiar broke down the process of taking inventory of your business. Not inventory as in your actual stock, but as in the other aspects of your business such as staff, suppliers, branding, finances, your products and services, your customers, clients, and patients, and even your competition. The aspects of your business that lead to the success of your business. This week, Hal discusses what to do after taking inventory of your business, how you can make it work best for you to help move your business forward, and most importantly, how you can accomplish all of this on your own without having to bring in outside assistance.

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
FEB

C & C Collision

Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Joey and Jeff Cotterman, owners of C & C Collision & Towing in Cookeville. Together they discuss how the father and son pair's shared interests in cars, racing, and repair led to them owning what would become known as C&C Collision & Towing. They also discuss their take on family businesses, the pros and cons of going into business with family, and the unique challenges that the pair encountered getting their business off of the ground after taking over.

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
JAN

Skender-Newton Realty & 2020

Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Heather Skender-Newton, owner of Skender-Newton Realty. Heather returns to discuss what's new with Skender-Newton Realty, including their Instant Offer Program - what it is, who it's for, and why someone would be interested in an instant offer for their house, building, or property over a traditional sale on the market. They also discuss the real estate trends that can occur during election years, what home and property owners can come to expect when it comes to the value of their property, and how the election year will impact the real estate market in the Upper Cumberland.

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
JAN

Taking Inventory Pt 2

The holidays are here, and while that can mean a slow down for your business, especially in retail, it also means that you can take a step back and reassess your business. One way to do this is by taking inventory. No, not your actual stock, but by taking inventory of the aspects of your business that you wouldn't normally think about. Your attitude, your planning, your dedication, your resourcefulness - these, and many more, are important aspects to the success of your business. This week, host Hal Alpiar continues discussing these aspects and more to help you get through the holiday season, and enter into the new year with your best foot forward.

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
22
DEC
2019

Taking Inventory Pt 1

The holidays are here, and while that can mean a slow down for your business, especially in retail, it also means that you can take a step back and reassess your business. One way to do this is by taking inventory. No, not your actual stock, but by taking inventory of the aspects of your business that you wouldn't normally think about. Your attitude, your planning, your dedication, your resourcefulness - these, and many more, are important aspects to the success of your business. This week, host Hal Alpiar discusses these aspects and more to help you get through the holiday season, and enter into the new year with your best foot forward.

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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