Friday, December 5, 2014

12/02/2014: Health Care Reform & Your Small Business


Steve Joiner, Health and Benefits Expert, Paychex
Steve Joiner provides an update on the latest developments on health care reform and its impact on small businesses. Steve will review the upcoming deadlines, the small business health care marketplace and the options available to small business owners.


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11/26/2014: Self Publishing & Fresh Diet’s Success

Siobhan Morrissey, freelance writer, Miami Herald
Siobhan Morrissey recently wrote a piece for the Miami Herald about whether to self publish or look for a publisher. Siobhan offers her take on the industry, how it has changed and the benefits of self publishing.

Zalmi Duchman, founder, The Fresh Diet

Zalmi Duchman created The Fresh Diet, America's largest gourmet diet delivery serving fresh healthy meals. Zalmi shares some of his struggles and insights about achieving success as an entrepreneur. 


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11/19/2014: Small Business Executive Program, tax season

Jennifer Kovach, Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
Jennifer Kovach tells us about the Small Business Executive Program available to existing business owners. The class is free, but limited to 25 people. The application deadline is Friday. Startups need not apply. The program is for existing businesses with employees.

Sarah Brobst, Paychex
Sarah Brobst reviews the year-end checklist for small businesses so they are well prepared for tax season.


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11/12/2014: Marsha Sims, Broward SCORE and Sort It Out


Marsha Sims helps business owners get organized and teaches a new Broward SCORE workshop on the topic - Bringing Order to Your Business. The next workshop: Dec. 16. Marsha shares some tips on getting organized and how it will help you grow your bottom line.

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Sunday, November 9, 2014

11/05/2014: Holiday Marketing and a Worker's Comp Guide for Small Business Owners

Pamela Starr, area director, Constant Contact in the Southeast US
Pamela Starr joins us to talk about how small business owners can capitalize on the holiday shopping season to reach their customers. Pamela says you don't have to be a retailer to take advantage of this time of the year.

Travis Perry, worker's compensation expert, Paychex
Travis Perry explains Florida's worker's comp rules and reviews pricing, coverage options and which small businesses are affected. 

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

10/29/2014: More about the top HR issues affecting small business owners and a Broward SCORE success story

Our guests:

Janelle Rodriguez, Paychex HR Expert

We brought Janelle Rodriguez back to finish talking about the list of the top 10 HR issues affecting small business owners. If you have employees - 1 - 500 - you'll want to hear this discussion.

Sumayya Newman, Let's Get Laced
Sumayya turned to SCORE to grow her $2500 a week business. Today the company makes $75,000 a month, with the help of her SCORE mentor. She tells us her story.

Marshall Cohen, Broward SCORE
Marshall has been with Broward SCORE for 11 years. His relied on his retail expertise to coach Sumayya to success.


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Sunday, October 26, 2014

10/22/2014: Top Issues Facing Small Businesses

Maria Contreras-Sweet, US Small Business Administration
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet joins us to talk about the top issues affecting small business owners.

Janelle Rodriguez, Paychex HR Expert
Janelle Rodriguez runs down the list of the top 10 HR issues affecting small business owners. If you have employees - 1 - 500 - you'll want to hear this discussion.

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