Business by Day
By Rick Day
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Business by Day’s 5-Minute Podcast is for entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and leaders. We save you time by presenting short, valuable episodes of lessons learned in over 25 years of entrepreneurial business success. We’ll talk about getting started, building an organization, finance, sales, values, leadership, exit strategies -- how to build a performance organization. These lessons are real, proven, and I’m still using them today. Subscribe, stick around, and let’s grow YOUR business!
||CleanThey All Think You’re Rich||You know, it can be really lonely at the top. When you’re the business owner and the CEO, one of the constant things that you’re going to run into is… - THEY ALL THINK YOU'RE RICH. - Who’s they? Everybody from bankers, to lawyers,||6/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn-board Correctly for Best Results||Hey listen, when you’re looking to bring people into the business and you’re thinking of hiring a new employee, STOP. Before you even run an ad, or before you even start looking or passing the word around that you need somebody, I really,||6/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA New Course for Entrepreneurs||Hi my wonderful subscribing peeps I have 2 questions, and I'm asking for your feedback. As I was sitting down to write another blog post today, or maybe two, I had a different idea, and I'm asking for your opinion. That's right. You. To just reply back||5/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Countries in April!||Well, ok, COUNTING my home country of the USA. - Yep, Spring Break with my kids in Mexico, followed by a week-long all-adult scuba trip in the Philippines, then to Macau for 2 days, Hong Kong for a day, and back home. -||5/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Build a REAL Referral Program to Grow Sales||Marketing efforts: social media, cold calling, website, print ads, SEO, email newsletter, direct mail – you’re doing it all! But are you leveraging your customer base to grow your business? - If I had a dollar for all the businesses and entreprene||2/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne of the Toughest Hires You’ll Make||From my experience, one of the toughest positions to fill in your small-to-medium business is for VP of Sales, or Sales Manager. I’ve done it wrong. THREE times! If you’ve grown your business from the ground up,||1/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere’s the Magic?||How are you? How’s your year finishing up? Did you grow? Achieve your goals? Some, anyway? Good for you! Change is good. Growth is good! It’s not easy, though. A client mentioned to me a few days ago that he was looking for the “one magic thing||12/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe #1 Meeting Killer, and What to Do About It – Podcast 49||Thirty plus years in business, and I’ve been in a lot of meetings. I’ve run my fair share too. Meetings are a necessary part of business, enabling communication, teamwork, and dissemination and sharing of vital information.||11/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Buying a Franchise Make You an Entrepreneur? – Podcast 48||I’m a serial entrepreneur. I love starting, building, and selling businesses. It’s the challenge, I suppose, and the rewards of watching all of it grow: revenue, people, systems, market share, value, and so on. Plus, I’ll admit,||11/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Haunts You? Incremental vs. Monumental – Podcast 47||It’s been an interesting week. Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and Halloween. - - Let me ask you something. What haunts you? - - Several months ago, I told a friend on Facebook what haunts me: - - that I might not think “big” enou||11/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
I don't have a ton of time - but I love getting potent business advice (from someone who knows!)
I highly recommend. Content straight forward with the critical fundamentals presented in a quick, clear and concise format. Awesome voice too...quality and tone. Made listening such a pleasure. Certainly worth your time.
Solid coaching for the emerging entrepreneur
I'm just starting a new business and excited to hear Rick's advice on how to stay focused and remain passionate about my new venture. It's great to hear advice from a proven success.