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077: Process Mapping with Alicia Butler Pierre

Process maps are more than just boxes connected with arrows. When done correctly, they can help you understand where bottlenecks exist, how long it takes to make your product or deliver a service, and where opportunities to streamline, automate, and/or outsource may exist. In this Season 6 finale, host Alicia Butler Pierre describes how she used process mapping to increase her company’s cash flow. She also shares the people who can help in your mapping efforts as well as recommended tools.

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

Location:  Atlanta, GA  USA

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076: Thalia Toha’s Goal Setting Process

Thalia Toha has cracked the code for setting and achieving your BHAG (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal). As a long-time trusted advisor to high earners and achievers, she knows what it takes to focus on the things that matter in creating the life and business you desire. In this episode, Thalia describes her visual “reversing the timeline” process for identifying overarching goals and the specific tactics, people, and tools necessary to achieve them.

Special Guest: Thalia Toha, Founder & CEO, You Reach Revolution

Location:  Albuquerque, NM  USA

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Related Episodes:

  • Episode 025: Business Promises vs. Goals with Alicia Butler Pierre
  • Episode 031: Brainstorming Your Million Dollar Idea with Kymone Hinds
  • Episode 060: The One Thing You Need to Know About Mental Health & Entrepreneurship with Silke Glaab

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075: Jenny Jones’ Building Business Credit Process

Every business needs money to grow and sustain itself. Did you know that 75% of all business loans are denied because of fraud? Jenny Jones learned this the hard way after repeated loan rejections. The reason? He and his wife share the same first and last names! This prompted him to leverage his background as a stockbroker and financial advisor to educate others on the ABCs of building business credit. In this episode, Jenny shares his proven process for increasing fundability as well as the key people and tools needed to educate yourself and access capital.

Special Guest: Jenny Jones, Founder & CEO, The Jenny Jones Educational Group

Location:  Elk Grove, CA  USA

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Related Episodes:

  • Episode 032: Running Your Business By the Numbers with Charles H. Green
  • Episode 033: Pricing for Profit with John Ray
  • Episode 040: Lowering Overhead & Increasing Revenue with Forrest Tuff
  • Episode 066: Diana Wu David’s Pricing Process
  • Episode 069: Calvin Williams’ Service Delivery Process

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074: Love Hudson-Maggio’s Data Management Process

When it comes to marketing data, your small business might have more in common with Google, Facebook and Amazon than you think. According to Love Hudson-Maggio, whether you’re collecting data from two customers or two million, the science of analyzing it is the same. Data tells a story and paints an accurate picture of sales results. In this episode, Love describes the three stages of her process to develop a data management protocol that reveals what you are really selling, standardizes collection methods, and establishes protection controls. Find out why she says that the “data you’re looking for, you already have.”

Special Guest: Love Hudson-Maggio, CEO & Co-Founder, MarDat Advisors

Location:  Atlanta, GA  USA

Show Notes:

  • Adweek: a “leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem;” reaches more than 6 million professionals.
  • Vox: simply put, Vox “explains the news” by providing context on popular topics.
  • Undercover Boss: TV show where CEOs of well-known companies go undercover as lower-level employees to learn how the business really operates on the front line.
  • Shark Tank: TV show where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas before investors with the hope of securing additional capital to scale their businesses.
  • Tips for Searching on LinkedIn Like a Pro: an article from LinkedIn that includes tips for searching for companies in your industry.
  • HubSpot: software for inbound marketing and sales with a focus on social media, content management, web analytics, and search engine optimization.
  • Salesforce: a cloud-based, integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software that brings companies and customers together.
  • InfusionSoft: a CRM specifically for small businesses with advanced sales and marketing automation.

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Related Episodes:

  • Episode 010: Cybersecurity & Small Business – What You Need to Know for Maximum Data Protection
  • Episode 018: How AI Technology Can Scale Your Small Business
  • Episode 058: The One Thing You Need to Know About Data Privacy with Jodi Daniels

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073: Wes Graham’s Primer on Process Improvement

What do peanut butter, gas gauges, coffee, and flat tires have in common? Leave it to Wes Graham to explain. As an Industrial Engineer and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, he uses clever analogies to assert the value of processes and why, if not properly defined or followed, “Everybody will always follow the path of least resistance.” In this episode, Wes dons his training hat to offer a crash course on Lean and Six Sigma – two process improvement methodologies rooted in customer-centricity and increasing quality and value. Listen as he takes a complex subject and breaks it down using anecdotes and humorous examples that we can all relate to.

Special Guest: Wes Graham, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt – Graham Process Consulting

Location:  Atlanta, GA  USA

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  • American Society for Quality (ASQ): an organization that serves as the voice of quality via education, best practices, case studies, and training with membership in 130 countries.
  • The George Group (now owned by Accenture): (NYSE: ACN) “…George Group, a privately held consulting firm specializing in helping companies and governments enhance their performance through strategic process improvements, accelerated innovation and streamlined operations.”

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Related Episodes:

  • Episode 008: The Lean Methodology: What It Is and How to Apply it to Your Small Business
  • Episode 012: How to Find the Right Person for Your Process Improvement Initiative
  • Episode 021: Improving Quality in Healthcare Operations
  • Episode 039: Using Processes for Structure & Consistent Results with Paul Nicholaides

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070: Mariela Dabbah’s Building an Alliance Process

“al·li·ance – a union or association formed for mutual benefit.” Mariela Dabbah says every leader should have 10-15 strong alliances to assist in career navigation and professional development. As a leadership and career development expert, she has built an entire movement around this principle. In this episode, she describes the 5-stage process her company, Red Shoe Movement, implements to empower and steer upward-bound women within large organizations toward success. Learn how the pillars of mutual mentoring and self-leadership can take your relationships beyond networking and yield more fruitful results.

Special Guest: Mariela Dabbah, Founder & CEO – Red Shoe Movement

Location:  New York City, NY  USA

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Related Episodes:

  • Episode 009: Business Coaching vs. Consulting: 9 Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Guidance with Latarsha Horne
  • Episode 013: The Process of Networking with Corey Moore
  • Episode 035: Positioning Front Line Leadership for Success
  • Episode 050: Sparking Innovation & Sales via Intrapreneurship with Carl E. Reid

 

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