Tuesday, June 28, 2016

06/29/2016: More untold truths of building a business.

Jilea Hemmings, author and president of EShe Consulting
Jilea Hemmings returns to the Broward SCORE Radio Show to share more of her lessons from starting a business. This week she covers spying on the competition, the dangers of growing too fast and picking the right business partner. You can read all about her experience in her book, The Untold Truth of Building a Startup.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

06/15/2016: The Untold Truths of Startups & JMI Business & Leadership Conference

Jilea Hemmings, author and businesswoman
Author and businesswoman Jilea Hemmings, CEO of Eshe Consulting, shares her lessons about building a startup. In fact, Hemmings has a written a book about the challenges, "The Untold Truth About Building a Startup: 17 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know."

Jennifer Kovach, Jim Moran Institute for
Global Entrepreneurship 

Broward SCORE will be hosting workshops at the JMI 2016 Business & Leadership Conference on Wednesday, June 22. Jennifer Kovach, the director of institute's outreach initiative, joins us to talk about the event and a rare opportunity for business owners to pitch their story to the editor of Entrepreneur Magazine.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Caliber Collection

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, consultant and Broward SCORE expert
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz hosts a Small Business Workshop in collaboration with the Small Business Administration, SCORE, the Small Business Development Center, Florida Women's Business Center, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and Partners for Self Employment.
This free event will be held on Saturday with registration from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. and workshops from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and will take place at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale.
Jessica Mindich, Caliber Collection 

The Caliber Collection recently announced a collaboration with North Miami Beach to turn illegal and unwanted guns from our cities streets into jewelry. To date,  the Caliber Collection has taken over 1,000 illegal guns off the streets and raised approximately $100,000 for police departments in Newark, Hartford, the San Francisco Bay Area and Detroit from the sales of our products to customers in over 82 countries.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

05/25/2016: How Riverside Market Grew Their Business; new Overtime rules

Lisa and Julian Siegel, owners, Riverside Market

Lisa and Julian Siegel stumbled upon a business idea - selling craft beers. Their venture - Riverside Market - quickly became a popular hangout and now the couple is planning their third location in Broward County. Lisa and Julian talk about how they grew their business. 

Ken Fordik, HR Solutions and Miami-Dade SCORE
The U.S. Department of Labor released new overtime rules, which will raise the threshold for salaried employees who qualify for overtime. Ken Fordik explains the changes and the effect on small businesses. 

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

05/18/2016: How start ups gain traction and grow their business

Tsila Blomberg, consultant and Broward SCORE expert

Business traction refers to the progress of a start-up company and the momentum it gains as the business grows. Business consultant Tsila Blomberg shares her system for helping companies achieve traction and grow their bottom line.
Lesa Berg Kretschmer, Florida Reading & Vision Technology
Lesa Berg Kretschmer founded Florida Reading and Vision Technology 16 years ago to help the visually impaired access tools to help them see better. Today, the business has a retail location in Broward and a popular web-based store with customers across Florida. Lesa Berg Kretschmer tells us how she grew her business.

If you stop by Florida Reading and Vision Technology or shop online at FloridaReading.com, mention SCORE and receive a 10 percent discount.

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Sponsored by Florida Reading and Vision Technology

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

05/11/2016: Candidate Guru and B to B Selling

Looking for the right employee? The Weston-based Candidate.Guru developed a tool designed to help employers find the right candidate for a job. The innovative idea and the technology that makes it work helped Candidate Guru win first place in the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. Co-founder Chris Daniels tells us his startup story.

Broward SCORE sales expert Richard Lewin talks about the key to B to B sales. Richard  works with companies to create effective sales strategies. Richard will give a Broward SCORE workshop on selling to businesses on Wednesday, May 25 at Keiser University.

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Sponsored by Florida Reading and Vision Technology

Monday, May 9, 2016

05/04/2016: Is Facebook Live for Businesses? And all about Money Money Money

Evie Hernandez, XoomIM & Broward SCORE
Facebook Live is the latest social media tool to gain traction. Social media expert Evie Hernandez tells us why it's good for business. It's simple to use if. First make sure to update the Facebook app on your phone. Then hit "record," and you're off. 

Paul Bosely, Broward SCORE Finance Expert
Broward SCORE hosts MONEY, MONEY, MONEY, a free half-day financing workshop Saturday at Nova Southeastern University. Financing experts like Paul Bosely will lead workshops about financing options available to small business. Joining Paul will be representatives from the SBA, ACCION, Hispanic Business Initiative Fund and MetroBroward Development. The event is free of charge. Register now!

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Sponsored by Florida Reading and Vision Technology