Wednesday, October 31, 2018

SBA Lending for Small Business

Episode 58
The How of Carwashing Podcast
Guest: Mandy Kuxhausen
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: SBA Lending

SBA lending for the car wash business with Mandy Kuxhausen. Mandy is an expert on Small Business Administration (SBA) lending and a Business Development Officer at TBank. We chat about everything related to SBA loans - from the different SBA lending programs available to the basics of credit worthiness - as an option for financing your car wash business. Mandy’s comprehensive background in all facets of the SBA process, origination, structuring, processing, closing and credit underwriting gives her a diverse array of capabilities to pull from to get a carwash transaction funded.

This episode of The How of Carwashing podcast is sponsored by NoPileups - the collision avoidance solution for your car wash! [learn more]

Monday, October 29, 2018

Consulting Business

Episode 213
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Michael Zipursky
Host: Henry Lopez

Start & grow a Consulting Small Business with Michael Zipursky, an entrepreneur, author and podcaster. He shares his life journey, working with family, and how to start and build a successful consulting business. Michael is the author of 4 different books, and his latest is the Amazon Best Seller "The Elite Consulting Mind". He is also the host his podcast show, "Consulting Success Podcast".

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Strategic Marketing Funnels

Episode 212
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Michelle Evans
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Strategic Marketing Funnels

Marketing funnels that work for small business with Michelle Evans, an entrepreneur, marketing expert and podcaster. She helps her small business clients develop their effective Strategic Marketing Funnels, and in this episode, she breaks this down step by step. 

Michelle also shares how she transitioned from a highly-paid successful corporate marketing career to starting her own marketing consulting business. Michelle has been featured in Mirasee, Huffington Post, Online Marketing Made Easy and 30+ other places over the internet and worked with household names like Microsoft, LinkedIn and others as a well-paid employee and consultant. She is the host of the weekly podcast "The Marketing Funnel Show".

This episode of The How of Business podcast is brought to you by a new podcast: Stroke of Genius

Join host Lauren Hutchinson in exploring every day inventions and discover how they came to be. Each journey dives into the stories behind the inventions — from personal struggles, to unexpected “aha” moments, to the creative determination of individual inventors. These innovations all around us wouldn’t be possible without the protection of intellectual property. Hear about the creativity and inspiration behind inventions from sliced bread to modern day technology!

Monday, October 22, 2018

Powerful Small Business Owner

Episode 211
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Ron Carucci
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Powerful Business Owner

Using your Power to lead your small business with Ron Carucci. Ron is an entrepreneur and author. Ron shares his journey to starting his own firm, and how we can become Powerful Leaders and small business owners. To grow our small businesses, we need to leverage and actually use our power in a positive way. We can’t surrender our power, particularly in the face of abuse of power.

Ron is the author of "Rising to Power: The Journey of Exceptional Executives" with his colleague Eric Hansen.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cyber Security for Your Carwash

Episode 57
The How of Carwashing Podcast
Guest: Adam Anderson
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Cyber Security

Protecting your car wash business from cybercrime with Adam Anderson. Adam is an entrepreneur, consultant, author, trainer and cyber security expert. He shares his background, from dropping out of college to launching his own business. He also shares extremely valuable tips & advice on how to avoid cyber crime in our car wash business.

Adam’s previous books "Small Business Cyber Security" and "Built to Survive" have helped to position him as the leading expert in the field. His new book, "The Monster Within" takes that knowledge to the next level, helping businesses around the world combat cyber crime.

This episode of The How of Carwashing podcast is sponsored by Focused Car Wash Solutions

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Website Security & SSL Certificates

Episode 210
The How of Business Website
Guest: Adam Kirk
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Website Security & SSL Certificates

Google & Chrome blocking your site? Do you have an SSL Certificate for your small business website? 

Adam Kirk, an entrepreneur and small business marketing expert. Adam shares his interesting background, what led him to launch his business, and then we chat about SSL Certificates - what are they and why do we need one for our website? If your website is not secured with an SSL Certificate, then Google and Chrome will identify your site as potentially unsafe – bottom line is people will not visit your site. Learn how to easily fix this issue. 

Monday, October 15, 2018

7 Levers for Small Business Growth

Episode 209
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Pete Williams
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: 7 Levers for Growth

In this episode we interview Pete Williams, an entrepreneur, adviser, marketer and the author of "Cadence - A Tale of Fast Business Growth". 

Pete shares his unique entrepreneurial journey - from Australia, to working for an athletic shoe retailer in South Florida, and back to Australia to begin his entrepreneurial career. We then chat about some of the key lessons to help small business owners grow their businesses, including focusing on 10% improvements in 7 key business areas.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Episode 56
The How of Carwashing Podcast
Guest: Ted Yamin Jr.
Host: David Begin
Topic: Car Wash Brushes

All about brushes, cloth and other car wash media with Ted Yamin Jr. Ted is one of the owners of Gallop Brush which was founded by his father. His family has been in the car wash industry since the 1950s. Ted shares his valuable insights on everything related to brushes and cloth – from the benefits of the different materials to how to detect when a brush needs to be replaced. 

This episode is sponsored by The Carwash Operating System - the Task & Maintenance Management Solution for your car wash.
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Monday, October 1, 2018

From Management Consultant to Wellness Coaching

Episode 208
The How of Business Podcast
Guest: Megan Lyons
Host: Henry Lopez
Topic: Building a Wellness Business

From Harvard-educated Management Consultant to Wellness Coaching, Megan Lyons shares her entrepreneurial journey and advice on how to start a small business. Megan is an entrepreneur, coach, speaker, author and the founder of The Lyons' Share Wellness. 

She shares her career experiences, from her Harvard and Northwestern education to a successful corporate management career. She left her corporate career to start a business related to her true passion - nutrition and wellness. 

She is the author of "Start Here: 7 Easy, Diet-Free Steps to Achieve Your Ultimate Health and Happiness."

This episode of The How of Business podcast is sponsored by Program Insurance Group.

They offer comprehensive small business insurance programs nationwide. 

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