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Top 5 ways to manage a client's emergency without creating your own

 

What’s In This Episode:

Ever have clients call you with emergencies that aren't really emergencies? What do you do about it? Our previous guest, Oz du Soleil, asked us to talk about what small business owners can do to make sure that their day is not completely sucked up by one client's perceived emergency. Jill and Brad share great tips and tricks for making sure this doesn't happen to you ever again. Therefore thus hence, in this week's episode they go through their Top 5 Ways To Manage A Client's Emergency Without Creating Your Own and they welcome the ever-so-helpful Terry L. Green to the show. Listen in! »

Terry GreenGuest:

  • Terry Green is the founder of BizEase Support Solutions, a company of online support specialists providing seamless online marketing implementation solutions to speakers & business coaches. Find her on Twitter and Facebook.

Tool:

  • Assistant.to, Sunrise, and Ask Clara are all scheduling apps that help Brad to schedule his business. Jill can't stand any of them. Listen in to hear Jill and Brad duke it out about calendaring automagically...or not!


Had this been an actual emergency... | w/ Terry L. Green | Ep. 125Talk to us! Leave us a Google Voicemail so that we can read it in a future episode at 
708.872.7878. Or tweet at us using hashtag #jillnbrad. And leave us a review on iTunes — pretty please? Over here!

 

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5 Things to do when you need new business now!

 

What’s In This Episode:

Ever get worried that you have no new business coming in? Not unlike Jill and Brad, do you feel like this every single day? The co-hosts walk through what their concerns are, what it does to them (do you go to the homeless place, too?) and then turn it around and talk about how helpful it can be, too. They also talk about the Top 5 Things To Do When You Need New Business Now! in this episode and they welcome intuitive brainiac Ling Wong to the show. Listen in! »

Ling WongGuest:

  • Ling Wong is an intuitive braniac who helps you distill your big ideas into one cohesive message, find the words that sell and design a plan to do what matters. Find her on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

Sponsor:

  • unQuiet Life Podcast - Brad appeared last week on episode # 15 of the unQuiet Life podcast. Our producer, Lightning, co-hosts this podcast about developing a quiet spiritual life in a loud outer world. Brad stopped by to share some thoughts on how to stay connected to God and be your best self during the work day.

Tool:

  • PrimeNow :: Amazon's newest app that lets you order stuff you need and it's delivered free in under two hours. Jill loves it. Try it. (Make sure to check and see if they're up and running in your area, too.)


the Now Episode | w/ Ling Wong | Ep. 124Talk to us! Leave us a Google Voicemail so that we can read it in a future episode at 
708.872.7878. Or tweet at us using hashtag #jillnbrad. And leave us a review on iTunes — pretty please? Over here!

 

 

 

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Top 5 ways to make your next speaking gig ROCK!

 

What’s In This Episode:

Are there any speakers that you respect? What makes them great, and what have you learned from them? Jill talks about her love of TED talks and the fascinating Sally Hogshead while Brad shares his reverence for Seth Godin and what makes a great speaker in general. Oh, you aren't doing any public speaking for your business? Time to start considering it! Brad & Jill also talk about the Top 5 Ways To Make Your Next Speaking Gig Rock in this episode and they welcome experiential event guru Arthur Zards to the show. Listen in! »

Arthur ZardsGuest:

Turn The Tables:

  • Brad needs your help. The podcast has a lot of you beautiful listeners already hearing the words that come up...but it's not enough! How do you end up recommending podcasts to friends? How do you hear about new podcasts? Will you let Brad know how else he and Jill can get the word out? Email brad<at>breakingdownyourbusiness.com and let him know how you hear about podcasts!

Top 5 ways to make your next speaking gig ROCK! | w/ Arthur Zards | Ep 123Talk to us! Leave us a Google Voicemail so that we can read it in a future episode at 708.872.7878. Or tweet at us using hashtag #jillnbrad. And leave us a review on iTunes — pretty please? Over here!

 

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Top 5 things to say in your next new business meeting

 

What’s In This Episode:

Are there certain business phrases that get people to pay attention to what you're saying? When you say them, do more people lean in to what you're talking about? Brad discusses what he says to gain credibility with his clients and Jill hones in on what makes her Founding Moms members tick. They also talk about the Top 5 Things To Say In Your Next New Business Meeting in this episode and they welcome parent entrepreneur James Oliver, Jr., to the show. Listen in! »

James Oliver, Jr.Guest:

  • James Oliver, Jr., is the founder of WeMontage, a site that lets you easily transforms your memorable and inspiring images into removable photo wallpaper. Keep up with him on TrepLifeDad, where he blogs feverishly all about parent entrepreneurship. Find him on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Rant:

  • Jill goes off on people -- all the people -- about getting perspective when it said people are offended if she doesn't get back to them instantaneously. Tune in to hear the steam coming out of her ears.

Ka-Ching! | w/ James Oliver, Jr. | Ep. 122Talk to us! Leave us a Google Voicemail so that we can read it in a future episode at 708.872.7878. Or tweet at us using hashtag #jillnbrad. And leave us a review on iTunes — pretty please? Over here!

Direct download: Ka-Ching___w__James_Oliver_Jr.___Ep._122.mp3
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