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Between the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 presidential election, and more, it's incredibly easy to be caught up in the taxing stress of it all - not just for your business or practice, but for yourself as well. This week, host Hal Alpiar offers s
This week, host Hal Alpiar is joined by Thomas Gentry of Jackson Heating Cooling And More in Cookeville and Crossville. They discuss the family owned business's history since 1976, the various services that they offer, how they expanded and gre
This week, host Hal Alpiar is joined by Barry Davidson and Cody Whittaker of Tennessee Limb and Brace in Cookeville. They discuss running a healthcare practice that doubles as a small business, how they got into the practice of prosthetics and
Many business owners and their employees have had to make the switch to working from home this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, host Hal Alpiar will share a couple of different areas of thinking that have likely impacted
When tragedy hits your community, it's common to want to spring to action with your business and help out in any way you can. However, are you doing this to help your community, or are you taking advantage of the situation because you want the
From business owners who vote with their business in mind, to politicians who have owned and ran their own businesses at some point, politics and business go hand in hand in many ways. This week, host Hal Alpiar offers some food for thought for
Are you a budding entrepreneur? Or an entrepreneur with an already established business who is looking to shake things up and embrace change? The road to success requires two things - direction and ambition. This week, host Hal Alpiar discusses
Do you push yourself past the point of recognizing your past accomplishments? Are you so absorbed with making the most of every minute that you lose the sense of where you're actually at in life? This week, host Hal Alpiar encourages you to loo
This week, host Hal Alpiar is joined by Nick McGehee. They discuss his experience as a highly qualified individual with two Masters degrees and a PHD currently between jobs, and what the process has been like for him looking for work. They disc
If there's one thing that almost everyone can relate to, especially business owners, it is stress. With so much happening in the world, it's almost impossible to not feel stressed in one way or another. Unfortunately, from sales to employee mor
Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Michael Bartlett, owner of The Gun Shop in Livingston and Crossville. They discuss his entrepreneurial journey and how it relates to anyone interested in potentially opening their own business, the services that the
With so many having to adapt to working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, host Hal Alpiar discusses ways you can improve your work ethic while working from home, and how you can improve the work from home experience for your employees as a
Positivity can be fleeting during times of stress, and with current events the way that they have been, there has certainly been no shortage of stress. But how is this impacting your business as you try to adapt to the changing business landsca
Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Justin Davis, owner of Broast Tennessee Coffee Roasters in Cookeville. They discuss how Broast came about, how he learned about the coffee bean roasting process, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the business a
Between devastating tornadoes, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Upper Cumberland area of Middle Tennessee has been through its fair share of stressful times. Business owners in particular are facing economic uncertainty as non-essential businesse
Host Hal Alpiar shares some of the things that he's learned over the years that has helped him overcome stressful times and circumstances, and offers new ideas and ways to help you stay in control and be effective in times of great stress to he
Host Hal Alpiar shares some of the things that he's learned over the years that has helped him overcome stressful times and circumstances, and offers new ideas and ways to help you stay in control and be effective in times of great stress to he
This week, host Hal Alpiar discusses how to focus on priorities for your business after taking inventory of the things that you need to succeed. It's easy to get caught up lamenting the past and end up ignoring the here and now right in front o
Previously, Host Hal Alpiar broke down the process of taking inventory of your business. Not inventory as in your actual stock, but as in the other aspects of your business such as staff, suppliers, branding, finances, your products and service
Previously, Host Hal Alpiar broke down the process of taking inventory of your business. Not inventory as in your actual stock, but as in the other aspects of your business such as staff, suppliers, branding, finances, your products and service
Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Joey and Jeff Cotterman, owners of C & C Collision & Towing in Cookeville. Together they discuss how the father and son pair's shared interests in cars, racing, and repair led to them owning what would become known
Host Hal Alpiar is joined by Heather Skender-Newton, owner of Skender-Newton Realty. Heather returns to discuss what's new with Skender-Newton Realty, including their Instant Offer Program - what it is, who it's for, and why someone would be in
The holidays are here, and while that can mean a slow down for your business, especially in retail, it also means that you can take a step back and reassess your business. One way to do this is by taking inventory. No, not your actual stock, bu
The holidays are here, and while that can mean a slow down for your business, especially in retail, it also means that you can take a step back and reassess your business. One way to do this is by taking inventory. No, not your actual stock, bu
Who or what is king in the ways that you represent your business, products, or services? In recent years, we've all been told time and time again - "Content is king." But as computers and instant communication have become the rule rather than t
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