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It’s the work you do to make who you are – and what you do – known to potential clients and customers. It’s who you are personally and professionally. It’s the process of establishing a reputation as an influencer so people seek you out for your expertise.
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If you’ve been in the business world long enough, you know it’s not your grandfather’s job market anymore. There are very few people sticking it out with a single company, putting in 40 years of 8-hour days and retiring with a gold watch. According to a chart by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the younger you are, the greater the number of jobs you will hold in your lifetime. Side hustles offer you a means to juggle more than one of those career moves at the same time.
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You’re a business owner who keeps a lot of balls in the air, but no one can successfully master every aspect of service from marketing to bookkeeping while managing a happy, healthy personal life. A financial advisement team makes sure you have a plan that maximizes your options and protects your future, so you have the bandwidth to move your business forward.
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When a woman takes the helm of a small business or a large corporation for the first time, she needs strength and tenacity to face the challenges of shifting into her new position of power and making necessary adjustments in personnel. Lora Dana, the owner of Country Club RV in Yuma, Arizona, is a strong female and a second cousin to another strong female – Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show.
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Whether you’re a small business owner or a corporate executive, it is essential to have a skilled, competent human resources specialist in place. To find out how your company can build a stronger infrastructure through an independent HR practitioner, Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show, invited Selina Thomas of 6 Degrees HR Consulting into the studio. Known as “SCV’s HR Guru,” Selina joins Amanda to discuss everything from creating a comprehensive, updated employee handbook to mandates involving employee perks and diversity training.
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Navigating the roiling tide of California business law is challenging, so Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show, invited attorney and partner Brian Koegle of Poole Shaffery & Koegle into the studio. His clear, concise explanations provide a roadmap for small business owners who are in the dark about regulations that could put them in jeopardy and cost them a lot of money.
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When small business owners decide to take their company to the next level they can easily get overwhelmed as their workload increases and they need a more varied skill set. That’s why Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show, sat down with Ashley Carlson of Elevate Virtual Assistant Services, a company offering the kind of administrative support that helps local businesses grow and succeed without the pressure of hiring new staff.
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After a spirited discussion about search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, and social media marketing last season, Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show recently invited Valencia digital marketing expert, Alison Lindemann of WSI Internet Consulting back for a deeper dive. If you are ready to develop and launch a digital marketing strategy for a small business in SCV or beyond, you can gain a leg up on the competition with these tips and tools to increase your brand's exposure.
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If you’re an entrepreneur, then you know: You’re not an island – no matter how much time you spend trying to operate like one. It’s one of the toughest lessons for business owners to learn. As visionaries with big missions, we can’t accomplish all of our dreams without the right team of people to help us get there. That’s why this conversation about building, growing and retaining a strong team is so crucial. Don’t miss this powerful look at teamwork, as Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show, sits down with industry-leading fitness coach and consultant Rachel Cosgrove, who co-owns Results Fitness and Results University in Santa Clarita. Together, Amanda and Rachel discuss the key decisions that helped Rachel build two successful teams. They also share their secrets to success in this comprehensive team-building guide that covers everything from hiring the right person, to growing and keeping them.
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Whether you’re raising a family, business or nonprofit, it’s crucial to give back with intention if we want to set a good example for those around us. That’s why Amanda Benson-Tilch, host of The Ask Amanda Show, sat down with philanthropy expert and consultant Michelle Rey, owner and founder of Power of Philanthropy (POP). Together, Amanda and Michelle discuss the importance of philanthropy in the home, office, and boardroom – plus they share their best tips, tricks, and stories for building successful relationships at each level of philanthropic work.
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