Info

BroadCast

BroadCast: Broads Building Businesses is the go-to podcast for and about women entrepreneurs. Join Chief Broad Jenny Powers each week as she interviews today's most successful women business owners. Get entertained, educated and empowered while learning how these women grow their business beyond their wildest dreams . We cover topics that relate to women in business, such as networking, being an entrepreneur, womens business, start ups, and empowerment. Don't miss a single episode.
RSS Feed
BroadCast
2017
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: 2017
Feb 22, 2017

Have you every wondered who cleans up after a homicide or suicide? Does the police department take care of that? Who cleans up after a drug bust in a meth lab? Somebody has to do it, right? Truth is, clean up is the responsibility of the property owner. So, where would someone turn to clean up a contaminated mess? There are people specially trained to clean up a scene like this.

 

Laura Spaulding Koppel is our guest today and she is that specialist! Laura is the Founder of Spaulding Decon. After serving in both the Army and law enforcement, she has cornered the market in a recession proof industry. Laura has seen things we have only seen in movies. In 2005, she opened the first nationally franchised company to offers decontamination services, which includes crime scene, hoarding, and meth lab cleanup throughout the United States. Let's listen and learn how Laura thrives on bringing order to chaos.

 

What you'll hear in this episode:

 

  • What inspired Laura to launch this unusual business.
  • Why Laura was forced to get creative about a start-up loan.
  • How did Laura gain the expertise to even start this business?
  • As the only employee for the first year, how did Laura physically manage the tasks involved in this business?
  • By what means did Laura get the word out to potential customers.
  • What is guerrilla marketing?
  • What is it that Laura has in her make-up that made her stick with it.
  • Looking back, what would Laura have done differently in the beginning.
  • When and how Laura decided to franchise.
  • Pitfalls to avoid when franchising.

   * Thoroughly vetting potential franchisees

   * Personal, in-house training

  • How did Laura branch out from crime scene clean-up to hoarding and meth lab clean-up?
  • How to prepare yourself to go into one of these scenes.
  • Do hoarders themselves call and ask for clean-up help?
  • What is Laura's career highlight?
  • What does Laura consider to be her greatest professional mistake?
  • What business goals does Laura have for 2017?
  • What one thing does Laura want to stop doing in her professional life?
  • Laura wants to start writing a book in 2017.
  • Laura plans to continue to find great franchisees this year.
  • What does a great franchisee candidate look like?
  • What is an emerging brand?
  • What is in Laura's favorite hack?

 

Resources:

polio.com

spauldingdecon.com

Feb 15, 2017

Having trouble coping with adulthood? Ever wish you could go back and be a kid again? Remember what is was like having a nap time and a snack time? How about being able to dress up and pretend you could be a princess or a cowboy? These might not be as far out of reach as you might think.

 

Today's guest is the magical Michelle Joni. Michelle is the brain behind Preschool Mastermind, Skipping Club, and much more. I first met Michelle at a dress rehearsal and was instantly captivated as soon as she spoke. She's with us today to help us remember how to go back to the basics and capture our childlike innocence again. 

 

In this episode you will hear:

 

  • How adults can go back to preschool
  • Where to channel your inner kid to solve world problem
  • What a power letter is?
  • How to be anything you want to be when you grow up
  • How to create your own skipping club
  • Learn about Michelle's Universe
  • How to mix business and play
  • Motivations to keep going
  • Michelle's sources of inspiration 
  • Learn about the Endless Gifting Economy 

 

Resources:

 

Michelle's Site- http://michellejoni.com 

 

Beatle fans fest- http://www.thefest.com

 

Feb 1, 2017

Jenny Powers, Chief Broad and entrepreneur, gets down and dirty with Stacy Tuschl. In this, no holds barred interview, Stacy shares with us her journey to entrepreneurship with a 7 figure income. Stacy started her own business as a teenager, incorporated in her 20’s, and now runs several successful businesses. She is also best-selling author of Is Your Business Worth Saving. So, buckle up and lets get started.

 

Do you toss and turn at night over an expense or wondering if you’ll ever find the right hire? Do you wonder if your business is even worth saving? Sit down and turn it up as we hear Stacy tell us how she built her business empire.

 

What you’ll hear in this episode:

 

  • What was it like to be such young business person?
  • What are the benefits of being a young entrepreneur?
  • Where can young entrepreneurs find help with organization and business planning?
  • The 3 steps to delegation:

      * Have crystal clear expectations

      * Have very clear deadlines

      * Have a system for accountability 

  • What is Stacy’s favorite productivity tool?
  • How does Stacy divide her day?
  • Is it possible to be multi-passionate in business?
  • Ideas for what time of day is best to check your email. This is key in determining who and what controls your day.
  • Communication tool to use with your team other than email.
  • Do your proactive work in the morning and the reactive work in the afternoon.
  • Ways to control self doubt, which can slow or even kill your passion:

      * Read positive books

      * Surround yourself with positive people

      * Listen to podcasts

  • What does Stacy have in her toolbox?
  • Reward yourself along the way and recognize milestones.
  • What is Stacy’s major accomplishment?
  • What is Stacy’s professional mistake and how you can avoid the same mistake.
  • Breaking down your goals for the year into 90 day goals could help you achieve greater success.
  • What is Stacy’s next big thing?
  • What you will gain from attending She’s Building Her Empire-Live.
  • The dates and location of She’s Building Her Empire-Live.
  • Key ways you can build a better network.
  • Valuable networking tools you can find on-line.
  • How to find clients on Facebook.
  • Getting out of your comfort zone is key- Just go do it.

 

Resources:

 

Interested in attending Stacy's live event in April, visit her site now for more details https://shesbuildingherempirelive.com/empire-live

Is Your Business Worth Saving by Stacy Tuschl

Trello

She’s Building Her Empire- Website

She’s Building Her Empire- Podcast

She’s Building Her Empire- Live

 

Jan 11, 2017

If you ever need the perfect space to get some work done, or to bring a group of people together, or for any reason at all, listen in to today's episode of Broadcast, with guest, Caterina Rizzi, co-founder of Breather,  a network of beautiful, inspiring workspaces, currently available in 10 cities across the USA and Canada and now,  in London too, to make it easier for you!

 

Twenty years ago, Caterina was working as a salesperson at a department store in Canada. Today, she is the co-founder of Breather, an on-demand professional workspace community.  Breather currently has three hundred and thirteen spaces, available for off sites, team meetings, client meetings, small events or whatever else you may need.

 

Today, Caterina talks to Jenny about:

 

  • Where she was twenty years ago, how she met Julian and eventually started Breather.
  • To have a business plan- or not?
  • Breathers'  first year.
  • Creating an experience, not just a space.
  • The gratitude she carries with her every day.
  • The biggest hurdle that she's had to face in her business, so far.
  • What she does when the going gets tough.
  • One of her goals for Breather for 2017.
  • The spirit of benevolence she found with other women in business.
  • What she has in her toolbox that she uses for inspiration.
  • What some people do in the spaces at Breather.
  • What's to look forward to with Breather in 2017.

 

Links:

 

Caterina's website: www.breather.com

 

Caterina on Twitter: @breather

 

1