#0011 Dave Karraker, President at Raptor Communications

#0011 Dave Karraker, President at Raptor Communications

“This is not your black employees’ problem to fix for you.” Dive in as Dave Karraker, President at Raptor Communications reveals guidelines businesses can use to decide if and when to insert their brand’s narrative into today’s crises. With deep roots in...
#0010 Zahi, Tour Guide Business Owner in Fes, Morocco

#0010 Zahi, Tour Guide Business Owner in Fes, Morocco

Like many of us, Zahi is an accomplished entrepreneur and small business owner with a background in a completely different field. Zahi began working in healthcare, but his insight and vision led him to be the first guide on Airbnb Experiences in Morocco.  Watch or...
#0009 – Jeremy Jacobs, Founder of Raise Bakery

#0009 – Jeremy Jacobs, Founder of Raise Bakery

Jeremy Jacobs is the owner of Raise Bakery, a family-run business in Sussex creating mouthwatering cakes that take classic British influences and give them an American twist. He has a love for all things food, especially cake. Being taught how to make the perfect...

(Learning) The business of being a YouTuber

Like many of you, I have been fascinated by the rise of ‘YouTuber’ as a way to make a living. From June 2018 to June 2019 the ten highest-earning YouTube stars brought in $168,000,000 between them, for creating videos of themselves playing video games,...

(Learning) Business lessons from S’Mores episodes #1-3

Here at FIRESIDE we frequently hear that owning a small business can be lonely. We have a need to connect with one another, but unless your friends and family are also business owners, they likely won’t understand what you’re dealing with.We created the...
#0008 Nine Morrison, Founder of WedLocks

#0008 Nine Morrison, Founder of WedLocks

Eighty percent of stylists don’t like the bridal industry and don’t do it. The traditional route for beauty experts after beauty school is to work in a salon or own a salon. For as long as Nine could remember, she always knew that she was going to start a business....
#0007 Brandon Ford, Founder at TripHero

#0007 Brandon Ford, Founder at TripHero

“Fear is the enemy; I try to face it head-on,” says Brandon Ford, the founder of TripHero (gotriphero.com), who worked his way from humble beginning to an Ivy-League education and a law degree, with a spell in the Marines along the way. Moving to Vail, Colorado, after...

Infographic: Small Business Owners Are Confused by SBA PPP

COVID-19 is affecting all businesses, but small business owners are particularly at risk. The US government created the Small Business Association (SBA) PPP (Payment Protection Program) to help them, but a lack of clear information has created significant confusion....
#0005 Dr. Jason Miller (PostureWorks & NutraWorks)

#0005 Dr. Jason Miller (PostureWorks & NutraWorks)

What does it mean to be healthy? Most people don’t even know what health is. Dr. Miller explains health, chiropractic care, and the importance of prevention when it comes to our overall wellbeing. Plus, Dr. Miller dives deep into what it takes to grow and run your own...
#0003 with Bonnie Bowles

#0003 with Bonnie Bowles

A whirlwind of practical advice on how to win and convert new business, from the self-taught, highly analytical marketing machine that is attorney, Bonnie Bowles! Bonnie drops nugget after nugget of ideas that you can immediately go implement. Watch or listen now, or...
#0002 with Stefanie Jones (FEED Media)

#0002 with Stefanie Jones (FEED Media)

Positively impacting the public with their PR work is what Stef Jones and her FEED MEDIA company aims to do with their Clients, and have been doing so consistently for 17 years. Stef provides a great overview of the PR industry, including solid advice and tips for...
#0001 with Amy Radin (Amex, Citi, E*Trade)

#0001 with Amy Radin (Amex, Citi, E*Trade)

Amy is on her second career as she describes it, being a fractional executive, and an investor / advisor for smaller businesses. Her first career was in the corporate world that included executive positions with American Express, CITI and E*Trade. Hear how her...