Bad Business with Bryan Laurel

Bad Business with Bryan Laurel

Bad Business offers best (and worst) practices for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Host Bryan Laurel has spent the past 25+ years as a marketing professional and consultant working for or with brands including: Apple Computer, AMC Theatres, General Electric, LifeLock, Alzheimer's Association, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Dillard's and Harkins Theatres.

Recent Episodes

Turning Your Stimulus Check Into A Side Hustle

March 17, 2021

So... what are you doing with your stimulus check? New TV? New shoes? A vacation? In this episode we ask you to consider investing in yourself, in that small business idea you've had for years and how easy it may be to make …

It's Time To Hire A PR Pro: An Interview With Robyn Patterson of Mack Media Relations

Feb. 17, 2021

You're a small business or you're on the verge of starting your own business... When is the right time to start thinking about public relations? What are the benefits of hiring a PR pro? And what the heck IS public relations…

The Pomodoro Method: A Time Management Hack

Feb. 8, 2021

This episode is for any of you who find yourselves distracted throughout your workday. After a conversation with a colleague about their time management hack (The Pomodoro Method), I thought I'd share it with you.

The Clubhouse App - What You Need To Know

Jan. 20, 2021

It's the newest and currently most exclusive social media platform. The Clubhouse App is gaining traction and while it's still in beta, hundreds of thousands are spending hours a day on it.  In this episode we unpack what th…

Playlists For Your Brick and Mortar Business

Jan. 7, 2021

In the last episode we talked about the benefits of playlists for your own personal use. This episode we talk about the importance of playlists for your brick and mortar business.  We discuss considering not only your custom…

The Importance Of Playlists For Every Work Situation

Jan. 5, 2021

Most likely music is a part of your day. On your commute, while working from home, as a means to get you in the right mindset for a particular meeting. If you're just listening to any music without putting much thought into …