Learn from successful entrepreneurs, CEOs, executives and business leaders as they share their experiences, insight and tips. Topics include marketing, management, mentoring, money and many others. Improve your business by listening to this business series from SCORE, with Dennis Zink as your host.

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Keeping your employees healthy and happy is just good business!  Dennis Zink leads a discussion with Bob Merberg, a progressive and highly recognized wellness expert with Paychex, Inc., that identifies the best cost-effective policies and practices to have a healthy, motivated workforce.

Direct download: Episode_31_-_Employee_Wellness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

A financially secure retirement is the goal of small business owners and their employees.  T. J. Houppert, a retirement planning expert with Paychex, discusses with Dennis Zink how small business owners can build a successful retirement plan both for themselves and for their employees.

Direct download: Episode_30_-_Retirement_Planning_for_Small_Business.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

Acquiring the right technology for your office allows you to accomplish more tasks with less effort.  Dennis Zink, Fred Dunayer and Tom Monczka from Brother International Corp. discuss the computers, software, printers and other devices that will make your office efficient and productive.

 

Direct download: Episode_29_-_Office_Equipment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EDT

Running your business from your home has major advantages and some disadvantages.  Listen as Janet Shellenberger, a SCORE mentor and home-based business person, discusses with Dennis Zink and Fred Dunayer the details of how to start and manage your home-based business.

Direct download: Episode_28_-_The_Home-Based_Business.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:19am EDT

Starting a non-profit organization can do good things both for the community and the entrepreneur.  Dennis Zink interviews SCORE mentor and non-profit expert Jack Dunigan on the details of starting and maintaining a non-profit organization.

Direct download: Episode_27_-_Non-profits.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tax planning needs to start at the very beginning of the startup process and continue though the life cycle of the business.  Dennis Zink and Bert Seither, VP at 1800Accountant, discuss the decisions that need to be made in order to have a tax strategy that keeps your tax bill low - and legal!

Direct download: Episode_26_-_Tax_Strategies_for_Small_Business_Owners.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

Giving speeches and presentations in person or on video can be intimidating. Presentations Coach Bob Turel explains to Dennis Zink and Fred Dunayer how to be an effective and engaging speaker.  He goes on to explain how these same techniques can help in all sorts of group discussion situations.

Direct download: Episode_25_-_Effective_Presentations.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

A safe workplace is not only best for workers but also affects the bottom line.  Laurel Ferguson of Paychex, Inc. visits with Dennis Zink to discuss safety issues, OSHA compliance and the costs of safety - and the costs of being unsafe!

Direct download: Episode_24_-_OSHA_and_Workplace_Safety.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Keeping your employees engaged is a key to business success.  Linda Lucarelli, a senior HR Consultant with Paychex, Inc., and host Dennis Zink discuss ways to engage employees and avoid the high cost of turnover.

Direct download: Episode_23_-_Employee_Engagement_and_Turnover.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT

Employees of different generations tend to have different motivations and expectations.  Tricia McLaurin of Paychex talks with Dennis Zink to reveal these differences and explain how to work with employees of five different generations.

Direct download: Episode_22_-_Generational_Characteristics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT