Business Works

STONECOM COOKEVILLE LLC  |  Podcast , ±23 min episodes every 1 week  |  Broadcast schedule  | 
From growing an idea to slowing down turnover, it's all how Business Works.

Give us 22 minutes and you get the best of 100 combined years of record sales and award-winning Business and Professional Practice development hands-on experience, expertise and ideas from Hal Alpiar and Johnny Stites. 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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16
DEC

The Power Of Community

It's easy to get swept up in the financial side of your business, or the operations side, but there's one powerful tool that can support your business that's right in front of you... Your community. Hal and Johnny discuss the importance of your community when it comes to the success of 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
DEC

Credit Cards vs. Loans For Startups

Finances play a critical role early on in a startup's life, but how can you tell which types of financial assistance are right for you? Credit cards may come with benefits later on down the road, but a loan may solve the need for instant finances right then and there. Hal and Johnny offer advice on how to choose which type of financial assistance is right for your startup.

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
25
NOV

Business Headed To The ER

Everyone wants their business to succeed, and some expect there to be challenges. However, not many are prepared to be faced with a dying business. The stress of owning a business that's in the red may cause large amounts of negativity for you and your employees. Hal and Johnny discuss how to get out of this spiral, and take the steps to get your business back on track.

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
18
NOV

Small Business Leadership

It's very easy to get caught up in one's own personal turmoils, but keep in mind that everyone is fighting their own battles. While running a business is no easy task for the owners, keeping cool is crucial for not only the business, but for your employees. Hal and Johnny look at how to rise above and follow through for your employees in times of stress.

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
11
NOV

Family Business

Running a family business brings its own unique set of challenges due to close connections between family members. Simply because there are close connections between family members, does not mean that each member will get along with one another in a work environment. Hal and Johnny discuss why this happens, and how to work alongside family to alleviate these challenges.

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
04
NOV

Here And Now Leadership

Regardless of what issues you may face or changing circumstances that arise, one thing that should stay the same is your leadership. Wether you have a small or large staff, they look to your for handling daily matters. Hal and Johnny look at how practicing leadership here and now in the present can shape your business future.

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
28
OCT

Creating Product Plans

Product planning involves all of the internally focused decisions, steps and tasks that will be necessary to develop a successful product. The first step is to find the best plan for creating a product plan for your business. Hal And Johnny look at the 5 things every plan should include, and some other processes you can look at using too.

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
OCT

SBO Online Community

Not every small business owner can afford to devote resources to the many needs that can arise. One of the most valuable ones is simply having access to the online community of other owners. Hal and Johnny offer some advice to help you find the resources you may not have realized are at your fingertips.

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
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

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