Janet Benedict returns to speak with Linda Ockwell-Jenner, covering Direct Sales. Many still think of direct sales as being the realm of Tupperware, but times have certainly changed with much more diversity and flexibility.
SBCN Small Biz Podcast
The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) Small Biz Podcast. Featuring interviews with CEOs and other small business leaders, the latest new trends and tips for your successful business. Hosted by SBCN Co-Founder Linda Ockwell-Jenner, the SBCN Small Biz Podcast would be of interest to people thinking about starting a small business, or small business owners who want valuable insights for growth.
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Steve Bentley rejoins Linda Ockwell-Jenner on the SBCN Small Biz Podcast. In this episode Linda and Steve discuss business planning in the short, medium and long term. The conversation also touches on the need to avoid ‘overplanning’ - trying to plan for perfection rather than being pragmatic.
Linda Ockwell-Jenner returns with Janet Benedict once again, and in this episode speak about a Globe and Mail article covering SBCN members Wagepoint. Janet shares some of her background in the corporate world and how she made the transition to the entrepreneurial role in creating her own business.
Linda Ockwell-Jenner welcomes back a familiar character on the SBCN Small Biz Podcast: Steve Bentley. In this episode Linda and Steve discuss the glass ceiling, changes in leadership and the challenges of examining differences between the genders in the workplace.
Janet Benedict returns with Linda Ockwell-Jenner to discuss how to avoid being a ‘Hobby Business’. Being successful is a lot more than simply hanging up an ‘open’ sign, it takes dedication, passion and hard work. This episode includes some practical ways to get out of the hobby business ‘rut’ and on the journey to business success.
Linda Ockwell-Jenner returns after a short break, with Karen Egoff. In this episode they discuss mindfulness, relaxation and motivation.
Karen Egoff joins Linda Ockwell-Jenner to talk through some practical tips and advice on dealing with our wellness challenges. In this episode, the conversation includes tackling stress in the workplace and mental health with a body, mind and soul approach.
Steve Bentley rejoins Linda Ockwell-Jenner on the SBCN Small Biz Podcast to cover a critical part of business: Content Marketing. This episode covers different ways in which customer can connect to you, and how to keep your content current, fresh and consistent with your brand.
Janet Benedict and Linda Ockwell-Jenner are back, talking about techniques for dealing with sales rejection. We all hate to be rejected, so how can we overcome some of the common pitfalls when in the sales cycle.
Janet Benedict returns to the SBCN Small Biz Podcast, continuing the discussion with Linda Ockwell-Jenner. In this episode, the discussion gives consideration to how we communicate in the sales process, and especially making sure your are communicating with the decision maker.