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147: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Hiring Veterans with Len Samborowski

Len Samborowski moved up the ranks to become a Colonel in the U.S. Army. Realizing he would not become a General, he retired after 30 years. Transitioning to civilian life led him to an assistant football coach position and later a college professor, but it did not come without challenges. In this episode, Len shares why a veteran’s knowledge of the latest technologies, experience being around different people, and a mission-focused work ethic can serve businesses well.

Special Guest: Len Samborowski, Management Chair & MBA Director – Nichols College

Location: Woodstock, CT  USA

Air Date: May 2, 2021

Show Notes:

  • Manager Memo: Len’s bi-weekly podcast where he and his guests discuss the planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating functions of management.
  • Luke Leaders 1248: a non-profit organization Len founded that raises funds for educational college or trade school scholarships to future servant leaders.
  • National Guard: the website dedicated to the organization representing the “…joint activity of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) composed of reserve components of the United States Army and the United States Air Force: the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard, respectively.”
  • The National Guard Bureau Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (NGB-DEI): the website of the office promoting the “…Chief of the National Guard Bureau’s vision for diversity management and equal opportunity policies and programs. With the National Guard Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan as their guide, NGB-DEI identifies and develops programs to address the barriers preventing soldiers, airmen, and civilians from achieving their full potential.”
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: a department of the U.S. federal government that committed to “integrating life-long healthcare services to eligible military veterans at 1700 VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country.”
  • Army Reserve: an organization configured to provide combat support, combat service support, peacekeeping, nation-building, and civil support capabilities.
  • Canvas for Android and iOS: a mobile app teaching companion that allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom. This app provides quick access to three of the most frequent course facilitation tasks for teachers: grading, communicating and updating.
  • Blackboard: a digital Learning Management System (LMS) dedicated to connecting education with cutting-edge technology for higher education, K-12, business and government clients around the world.
  • Theater Strategic and Operational-Level Perspective: this article by GlobalSecurity.org describes the key elements of theater and operational design in the military, one of which is “branches and sequels,” which Len also describes in this episode.
  • The Art of War: the timeless, infamous book by Sun Tzu where leaders can glean business lessons based on military strategy.
  • The Peter Principle: Why Things Always Go Wrong: a book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull – explains the concept that every employee in a hierarchy will rise to his or her level of incompetence.
  • CoVerified: a Covid-19 app designed to help schools and employers get back to activity safely.
  • Google Docs: a cloud-based application for document creation and collaboration across teams.
  • Google Drive: Google’s cloud-based file storage solution that allows on-demand access from tablets, computers, and smartphones.
  • OfficeSuite: a web and cloud-based app that enables users to sync documents on any platform, including Windows, Android, or iOS, for seamless work between devices. The app also offers full compatibility with popular formats including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Txt), Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides & Adobe PDF.
  • Zoom: a web-based tool that offers audio and video recording of webinars, conference calls, presentations, meetings, and more.  Also includes screen sharing for enhanced collaboration.

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 008:  The Lean Methodology: What it is and How to Apply it to Your Small Business with John Kamp (U.S. Navy veteran)
  • Episode 048: Automating Human Resource Compliance with Jason Cavness (U.S. Army veteran)
  • Episode 099: Pivoting Operations During a Pandemic with Marshall Freeman (Police Foundation)
  • Episode 100: Podcasting with Purpose featuring Jared Easley (U.S. Navy veteran)
  • Episode 102: Everything You Need to Know About COOs with Mohammad Ali Ajlouni (Jordan military)

 

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  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Video Editor: Gladys Jimenez
  • Transcription: Jodie Maquiran
  • Sponsor: HubSpot

 

More About Guest, Len Samborowski:
Leonard “Len” Samborowski is a retired Army Colonel now serving curious business minds as the Management Chair and MBA Director at Nichols College in Dudley,  MA. His latest mission is to give back to others. One way is through his non-profit organization, Luke Leaders 1248 where scholarship funds are awarded to the next generation of servant leaders. As he says, “I’ve got my ice cream cone, just trying to help others get their double-scoop. My life is richly blessed.”

Another mission is to diversify the MBA program at Nichols College. We seek to hire the right talent to produce a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and multi-generational faculty base that encompasses the dynamic promise of business in 2050.

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working as an engineer in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 53 countries.

 

146: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Managing Multi-Generational Teams with Tonia Morris

Tonia Morris noticed shifts in team makeup as she climbed the corporate ladder. Teams were composed of diverse generations which led to challenges and unleashed opportunities. Once she became an Executive VP of H.R., she felt reached a career plateau and eventually resigned. She later founded SimplyHR to address the issues caused by multiple generations in the workplace. Now, she’s known as the “Generational Connector.” In this episode, Tonia provides a blueprint for navigating communication hurdles caused by multiple generations and offers a process for leveraging technology to overcome them.

Special Guest: Tonia Morris, Founder & CEO – SimplyHR, Inc.

Location: Atlanta, GA  USA

Air Date: April 25, 2021

Show Notes:

  • The Generational Connector YouTube channel
  • Before You Say I Do to Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know Before You Quit Your 9-to-5 Job: Tonia’s book.
  • Teach:able: an online educational platform where subject matter experts can create online courses and coaching services and share them with the world. “Join more than 100,000 creators who’ve sold over $1 billion dollars in courses and coaching.”
  • Compassion at Work: Creating Workplaces that Engage the Human Spirit – A Collection of Insights from Leading HR and OD Experts: a book that Tonia contributed to as a co-author.
  • JazzHR: an online hiring platform designed to help businesses find and hire the right talent.
  • Certified Diversity Practioner: a website by the Institute for Diversity Certification. “The Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)® credential indicates that a practitioner has the knowledge, skill, and ability to successfully execute day-to-day diversity and inclusion tasks. It is a professional qualification credential that is designed to enhance cultural competency and help an organization enrich its approach to inclusion.”
  • Kajabi: a learning management system (LMS) designed to help subject matter experts take their ideas and “…turn them into polished high-value products.” It also integrates disparate technologies into one cohesive tool for seamless back-office operations and workflow.
  • Asana: a web-based project and task management tool designed to help teams better organize, track, and manage their work.
  • Zoom: a web-based tool that offers audio and video recording of webinars, conference calls, presentations, meetings, and more.  Also includes screen sharing for enhanced collaboration.
  • Loom: video recording software that can bring your whiteboarding or other demonstrations to life with your virtual team.
  • Process.St: an online platform offering checklist and procedure templates to streamline recurring operations.
  • Voxer: a walkie-talkie app enabling instant, real-time, and remote communications for teams on the go. Available for iOS (iPhone) and Android phones as well as the web.
  • The Great Game of Business: The Only Sensible Way to Run a Company: a book by Jack Stack and Bo Burlingham
  • Brandology: a podcast co-hosted by David Mauro and Mark Mosher that focuses on the leadership components necessary to build and sustain strong company brands.
  • Behind the Facade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success: a book by Alicia Butler Pierre. Ch. 8 provides detailed information on the differences between an Operations Manual and an Employee Manual as well as the differences between a process and a policy (as discussed during this episode).

HubSpot’s 2021 Diversity Report: download here or by clicking the image below.

 

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 048: Automating Human Resource Compliance with Jason Cavness
  • Episode 068: Anne Sugar’s Hiring to Scale Process
  • Episode 101: Creating a Learning Culture to Enhance Operations with Jay Hassell
  • Episode 127:  Let’s Identify & Document Key Business Processes with Cornelius Dowdell

 

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Credits_______________

  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Video Editor: Gladys Jimenez
  • Transcription: Jodie Maquiran
  • Sponsor: HubSpot

 

More About Guest, Tonia Morris:
Tonia Morris founded Simply HR, Inc. with a vision to be the #1 resource for connecting Generations in the Workplace. She is an accomplished Generational Connector Speaker and a Culture Disruptor with 25 years combined experience in Government, Information Technology, Retail, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and the Education sector.

Tonia brings innovative and practical solutions to clients looking to improve profitability, build a strong organizational culture and a Generational Inclusive workplace. Tonia has served as HR advisor on several mergers and acquisitions for Fortune 100 companies. She is known for turning Chaos into Structure.

Tonia was awarded the 2019 Stevie Business Award for “Maverick of the Year” for her work around Generational Inclusiveness.

She is certified as a Practitioner, DISC Facilitator, Myers Briggs, Executive Coach, and Mindset Coach. Tonia is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a BS in Business Administration. Tonia is a board member of the National Speakers Association, Georgia Chapter.

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working as an engineer in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 53 countries.

 

145: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Transcending Cerebral Palsy with Gregory Brown

Gregory Brown’s mother was told her son would never graduate high school. Not only did he finish without attending special education courses, but he also graduated from college. He never let cerebral palsy hinder him. Ultimately, his childhood love for computers led him to become a digital strategist. In this episode, Greg shares his process for selecting technologies to digitize your operations. He also reveals how to tap an underutilized talent pool – those with disabilities.

Special Guest: Gregory Brown, Founder & Digital Strategist, nGenius Designs

Location: Lithonia, GA  USA

Air Date: April 18, 2021

Show Notes:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): the website dedicated to the American law that originally went into effect in 1990. The law establishes a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability.
  • Yale University’s Usability & Web Accessibility: an example of how Yale….also includes types of disabilities and how to…one example of a disabilities services office at a university (as Greg mentions during this episode)
  • Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency: an organization that operates five programs all with the same goal – “To help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment.”
  • National Telecommuting Institute (NTI): a non-profit organization whose mission is to train and assist people with disabilities and those who care for them to get work-from-home call center jobs.
  • Bender Consulting: a consulting firm that “…provides disability employment expertise in the areas of recruitment, workplace mentoring, strategic planning, training, and digital accessibility to drive innovation and realize business value for customers.” They operate throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • Social Security Administration: a website dedicated to the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs. This site has information to provide assistance to people with disabilities.
  • Schedule A: a website explaining information about the Schedule A hiring authority for people with disabilities (Schedule A). It’s an exception to the traditional hiring process for American government jobs. It streamlines the hiring process by giving hiring managers access to a highly-skilled, prescreened, and available candidate pool while reducing the amount of time to fill vacancies.
  • Drafts: an app that allows users to quickly record their thoughts. It can serve as a starting point for text by copying, sharing, or linking to other apps and services.
  • Pocket: an app that allows users o put knowledge in their digital pocket by enabling them to save articles, videos, and stories from any publication, page, or app.
  • Bartender: an app lets you “…organize your menu-bar apps by hiding them, rearranging them, or moving them to Bartender’s Bar. You can display the full menu bar, set options to have menu-bar items show in the menu bar when they have updated, or have them always visible.”
  • EverNote: a cloud-based app designed for note-taking, organizing, task management, and archiving.
  • Notion: an online, all-in-one workspace tool designed to break down silos and increase work efficiency by making information highly visible, easily accessible, and cross-referenced.
  • Slack: a communication app ideal for remote teams that offers the ability to organize work updates by topic, private groups, and direct messaging.
  • Hubspot: software products for marketing and sales, including a free Customer Relationship Management (CRM) program.
  • ClickUp: a project management and team collaboration tool with features designed to replace multiple apps with a guarantee to save one day’s worth of work each week.
  • InstaPaper: an app that enables you to save links and highlight text for articles and videos and syncs it online so that they’re waiting for you on all your devices including, iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle.
  • Paste: an app that makes it easy to instantly find any important text, link, image, or file you have ever copied on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer.

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 041: Streamlining the Book Writing Process with Win Kelly Charles
  • Episode 030: Connecting Your Software for Maximum Productivity with Garrett Massey
  • Episode 108: Improving I.T. Project Delivery with Joseph Garfield
  • Episode 114: Validating Software Product Ideas with Ronan Walsh
  • Episode 124: Let’s Improve Our Home Office Setup with Logitech featuring Art O Gnimh
  • Episode 126: Let’s Use Vertify to Connect Data & Make Better Decisions with Wayne Lopez

 

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Credits_______________

  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Video Editor: Gladys Jimenez
  • Transcription: Jodie Maquiran
  • Sponsor: HubSpot

 

More About Guest, Gregory Brown:
Gregory Brown is a high-energy, confident professional with an infectious enthusiasm for technology and over 10 years of experience in information technology and design. He has a strong commitment to communication and data-driven decision-making, including impacts on stakeholders. Greg is highly creative in regards to problem-solving and innovation development. He runs his own digital strategy consultancy, nGenius Designs, and is the Web Administrator at Equilibria, Inc.

Greg has a B.A. in African American Studies from Morehouse College and a Masters of Arts in Public Relations from Full Sail University. Greg also holds certificates in full stack web development (Georgia Institute of Technology), email marketing (HubSpot), and Google Ads and Google analytics (Google).

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working as an engineer in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 53 countries.

 

144: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Coaching Parents with Punam Saxena

When Punam Saxena’s family relocated to a small town in Georgia, her neighbors asked what tribe they belonged to. They mistakenly thought her family was Native American, not Indians from India. Growing up ostracized, she knows the impact of social isolation and vowed to do something about it. In this episode, Punam shares her process for coaching parents to become active partners with their children’s teachers through open communication that leverages the latest technologies.

Special Guest: Punam Saxena, Founder & CEO – edu-Me

Location: Metro Atlanta, GA  USA

Air Date: April 11, 2021

Show Notes:

  • edu-Me:  Punam’s podcast, dedicated to bridging the gap between parents and schools.
  • edu-nars: Punam’s weekly FB Live sessions with parents discussing challenges they’re facing. Each week they tackle a new topic that relates to their daily lives to provide ideas, tips, and calm.
  • Parent Power: Navigate School and Beyond: Punam’s book, set for release soon! Her book offers insights, ideas, and methods to navigate the exhilarating and exhausting task of raising productive, compassionate, thoughtful young people. It tackles relevant topics that parents face, including how to approach: social media, sports, discrimination, and many more parent-child topics.
  • Psychology Today: a website based on the magazine by the same name; topics range from “behavioral research to practical guidance on relationships, mental health, and addiction.”
  • GreatSchools.orga website for America’s leading non-profit organization that empowers parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. They provide school information and parenting resources to help families choose the right school, support learning at home, and guide their children to great futures.
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) – Adolescent & School Health: a website featuring articles, downloadable fact sheets, and other helpful information to foster transparent and constructive communication among parents, school staff, and teachers.
  • Edutopia.org: a website from the George Lucas Foundation dedicated to “…transforming K-12 education so that all students can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives.”
  • Harvard College – Parent & Family Engagement: a website from the Dean of Students Office that provides “…resources and opportunities for parents and families to learn about the College and share in the milestones your student will experience during their time at Harvard.”
  • Zoom: a web-based tool that offers audio and video recording of webinars, conference calls, presentations, meetings, and more.  Also includes screen sharing for enhanced collaboration.

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 009: Business Coaching vs. Business Consulting – 9 Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Guidance with Latarsha Horne
  • Episode 060: The One Thing You Need to Know About Mental Health & Entrepreneurship with Silke Glaab
  • Episode 063: The One Thing You Need to Know About Delivering Difficult News with Liz Kislik
  • Episode 076: Thalia Toha’s Goal Setting Process
  • Episode 111: Leading Data-Driven Improvements with Christine Yeager

 

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  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Video Editor: Gladys Jimenez
  • Transcription: Jodie Maquiran
  • Sponsor: HubSpot

 

More About Guest, Punam V. Saxena:
Punam V. Saxena holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Education. Throughout her 30 years of experience between teaching and volunteering in her children’s schools, she implemented several procedures that have benefited the students and administrators within the school district.

Punam is a Parent Impact Coach, podcast host of edu-Me, author, and speaker. Her work focuses on bridging the gap and fostering a stronger relationship between parents and schools by empowering parents to become partners in their child’s education. She has been recognized as Volunteer of the Year at Harrison School for the Arts and has received a Key to the City both in Lakeland, Florida. She has been featured in the magazine podcast Movement and Shoutout Atlanta and spoken at several mainstage events including the Passionistas Project’s I’mSpeaking and Podcast Movement’s Virtual Summit. She enjoys running, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working as an engineer in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 53 countries.

 

143: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Workforce Development with Jesse Torres

Jesse Torres is the American-born son of Mexican immigrant parents. Growing up in multi-cultural Los Angeles, he’s not uncomfortable being around people who looked different from him. So, as he grew his consultancy, ArroyoWest, building a diverse team came naturally. He’s also no stranger to technology. In this episode, Jesse shares how leaders can prepare for the future of work by leveraging government programs to digitize operations and diversify their workforce.

Special Guest: Jesse Torres, Founder & CEO – ArroyoWest, LLC

Location: Los Angeles, CA  USA

Air Date: April 4, 2021

Show Notes:

  • Hack My Business: Jesse’s podcast, with co-host Sid Voorakkara where they interview policymakers, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and more to help small businesses hack their way to success.
  • Covid-19 Business Tools: Jesse’s website that “…offers up-to-date news and insights, one-on-one consulting, and curated guidance and financial resources to design tailored solutions and help your business successfully navigate the pandemic.”
  • Small Business Front: Jesse is a co-founder of this media creation and community building firm focused on small business.
  • Small Business Resource Center (SBDC): a site dedicated to helping small businesses locate a local center that can provide free or low-cost training and consulting on various topics.
  • SBA: the Small Business Administration is an American government program offering funding as well as operational resources to keep small businesses open.
  • EventBrite: the world’s largest event technology platform, powering millions of events in 170+ countries and territories.
  • Fiverr: a digital platform matching service providers with potential customers.
  • Upwork: an online portal designed to help you find and vet premium freelancers for your next project or team.
  • Reddit: a website that aggregates news and offers members the opportunity to rate and review posted content as well as participate in online communities organized around shared interests. Jesse suggested joining and participating in the Small Business community on Reddit.
  • FreeConferenceCall.com: a web and phone-based app offering free audio and video conferencing services. Their innovative pay-what-you-can pricing model helps support charities, volunteers, and students all over the world.
  • Zoom: a web-based tool that offers audio and video recording of webinars, conference calls, presentations, meetings, and more.  Also includes screen sharing for enhanced collaboration.

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 023: Attracting Top Talent to Your Business with Jim Stroud
  • Episode 028: Managing Virtual Teams in a Freelance Economy with Sherry Heyl
  • Episode 068: Anne Sugar’s Hiring to Scale Process
  • Episode 083: Downsizing and Rebuilding a Team with Mike Moll
  • Episode 135: How I Built a Remote Team and Scaled Unique Designz to a 7-Figure Business – Henry Kaminski

 

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  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Video Editor: Gladys Jimenez
  • Transcription: Jodie Maquiran
  • Sponsor: HubSpot

 

More About Guest, Jesse Torres:
Jesse Torres is the owner and principal of a minority-owned consulting firm, ArroyoWest, LLC. They specialize in economic and workforce development, particularly in the area of small business development and disaster preparedness, response, and resiliency programs. He’s also the founder and creator of the Hack My Business podcast, available on Apple and Spotify – and the annual holiday social media campaign #12DaysofTakeout.

He serves his community by serving on the City of Los Angeles Small Business Commission and the boards of Associated Students UCLA, Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles, and Union Station Homeless Services.

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working as an engineer in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 53 countries.

 

142: How I Scaled the Business Infrastructure Podcast featuring Alicia Butler Pierre

We’ve come to the end of another amazing season of the Business Infrastructure podcast. In this episode, Alicia does her traditional end-of-season monologue, but with a twist – she talks about the people, processes, and tools that set the foundation to scale. And, as she explains, none of this work was in vain, as evident by the special announcement she makes that will take this podcast to the next level. Listen in to get all the juicy details!

 

Monologue: Alicia Butler Pierre, Founder & CEO – Equilibria, Inc.

Location: Atlanta, GA  USA

Show Notes:

  • Season 11: Scaling for the Big League: 12 special guests share how they worked through adversity to build, grow and scale their respective businesses.
  • Notion: an online, all-in-one workspace tool designed to break down silos and increase work efficiency by making information highly visible, easily accessible, and cross-referenced.
  • Headliner: a web-based app that creates promotional videos based on podcast clips to post across social media platforms. It also has an automated feature to create audiograms as soon as new podcast episodes are released.
  • Acuity: a web-based scheduling tool.

Going Steady: Using Your Podcast as a Business Development Tool: Alicia’s presentation at the 2020 Podcast Movement Evolutions Conference in Los Angeles featuring the full list of tools she leverages for the Business Infrastructure podcast.

 

How to Start a Podcast – Questions to Ask Yourself + Tips and a Checklist: the video version of Ep.123Let’s Design a New Podcast Setup Process with Deborah Bailey, Cynthia Culbreath, & Karen Mills.

 

 

Related Episodes:

  • Episode 051: Designing a Digital Content Management Process with Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Episode 056: The One Thing You Need to Know About Podcasting with Doug Sandler
  • Episode 100: Podcasting with Purpose featuring Jared Easley
  • Episode 105: Streamlining Podcast Production with Berthine Crèvecoeur West
  • Episode 116: Developing a Framework to Scale Your Idea with Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Episode 139: How I Scaled My Podcast to the Top 1.5% featuring Laura Cathcart Robbins

 

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Credits_______________

  • Producer & Host: Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Podcast Editor: Olanrewaju Adeyemo
  • Sponsor: Equilibria, Inc.

 

More About Host, Alicia Butler Pierre:
Alicia Butler Pierre is the Founder & CEO of Equilibria, Inc. Her career in operations began over 20 years ago while working in various chemical plants and oil refineries. She invented the KasennuTM framework for business infrastructure and authored, Behind the Façade: How to Structure Company Operations for Sustainable Success.  It is the world’s first published book on business infrastructure for small businesses. Alicia hosts the weekly Business Infrastructure podcast with a global audience across 38+ countries.

 

More About Sponsor, Equilibria:
Equilibria, Inc. is a 15-year-old boutique operations management consulting firm. We build the business infrastructure necessary for fast-growing businesses to scale with less pain. With a range of services and products, entrepreneurs can get the operational support and resources they need on-demand.