The Smart Business Show - with Curtis McHale
By The Smart Business Show - with Curtis McHale
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The Smart Business show is a 5 - 10 minute podcast asking you hard questions about how you vet clients, price your services, market your business, and use your time. Tune in weekly to hear from Curtis in this short high value business podcast.
||You Do You, I’ll Do Me||When you see to improve yourself as a leader by following the popular approach of trying to adopt certain personality traits or even mimic leadership styles of successful leaders, you’re heading out on a divergent path away from the outcome you’re a||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Mark Schinnerer and The Success Grower||Today I talk to Mark Schinnerer about his book The Success Grower. I read the book the week it came out, and I very much enjoyed the content. The 8 Elements might be something you’ve heard before, but the way Mark threads story through the book,||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Recap of 2017 & Thanks for All The Fish||Welcome to the last Smart Business Show episode of 2017. Thanks for all the fish. I’ll be taking at least two weeks off so no podcast next week and no podcast in the first week of January. During that time I’ll be doing a few things.||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Is your Mind Fertile Soil?||We’re getting closer to the end of the year, what are the things you struggled with this year? What is your plan for 2018 to fill those gaps? In this show we’ll talk about: The best books of 2016 I just released A quote from a friend’s new book Th||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||How do I score my 12 week year?||How do I score my 12 week year? That is the question from Youtube. This is one place I’m still a bit rocky on. I don’t do a bunch of scoring and really need to dig back into the book to figure out how to score properly.||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Stop Making Things Easier||Don’t just jump to the easy tool or the easy option. Sometimes, oftentimes adding friction to a process can improve it. With friction in place you’re forced to evaluate if the job is worth doing at all. Without friction it’s easy to push tasks off||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Which tasks will you Decide to Suck at This Week?||My secret project is done now because I decided to suck at a bunch of tasks this week until the big one was done. It was easy to decide what to do when I answered this ONE question: “What is the one task this week I can do that will make everything el||11/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Brent Hammond on Managing Your Energy||Today I had the great pleasure of talking to Brent Hammond. I went to one of Brent’s courses in Vancouver a few years ago and when I was thinking of someone that I wanted to talk to about work life and rest, he was on the top of my list.||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Week 5 Update and the importance of rest||We’re in week Five of my final 12 week year and the pace I’ve been running at just shows me that, rest is so important. The first four weeks I got so much more done, but I’m already feeling how hard it is to keep running at a pace that I knew was||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Recappingthe 4th week of my 12 week year||Recapping the 4th week of my last 12 Week Year. kids were sick again so I had to change focus bootcamp is on track fine I’ll need to use my blank 6th week to make up some of the product work that hasn’t happened yet The 8 Week Business BootCamp||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great wisdom and depth
The smart business show brings snippets of business advice from a small business owner who knows how to learn from his successes and failures. The podcast episodes are a little on the short side and the production value could still improve, but the heart of the show shines through in wanting the best for your business future. The accompanying blog is filled with great examples, stories, resources, and advice to help your business grow.