Episodes

Feb. 19, 2015

Episode 26 Finding An Excellent Mentor & Mastering A Life/Work Balance

Mentors can be such an excellent resource to honestly uncover weaknesses to improve your skills and keep you on your desired care…

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Feb. 16, 2015

Episode 25 When To Pick Your No's

In another of our series of narrative episodes, we discuss the first several potential clients we encountered officially under ou…

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Feb. 13, 2015

Episode 24 Stop Putting Things Off & Amazon's Create Your Own Giveaway

Do you procrastinate? Do you like to win stuff? If you said "heck yeah I do" then you want to listen to this episode. First Melis…

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Feb. 12, 2015

Episode 23 Interview with Max Kramer of TrippAdvice.com

In this episode we interview Max (Tripp) Kramer of TrippAdvice.com. Max is a dating coach/advisor/guru and in the spirit of Valen…

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Feb. 10, 2015

Episode 22 Changes

Melissa and Bryan talk about the changes that come from starting their own business. The challenges and stress may remain, but ul…

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Feb. 5, 2015

Episode 21 Hiring a Virtual Assistant & Rebranding Tips

This episode is focuses on things every small business and entrepreneur/startup struggles with at some point - not enough hours i…

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Feb. 4, 2015

Episode 20 Bitcoin 101 for Consumers & Small Business Interview with …

As part of our new format, welcome to our first Interview Wednesday episode. This week we talk to Morpheus Titania, a Bitcoin adv…

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Feb. 3, 2015

Episode 19 First Steps

In this abbreviated episode we talk first steps, first things to tackle when starting your own business.  We also discuss the pro…

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Jan. 29, 2015

Episode 18 Make Your Small Business Look Big & Guerrilla Marketing

This week begins our new format. We listened to your feedback and will produce shorter episodes that are easier to listen in one …

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Jan. 27, 2015

Episode 17 Transition

This week we talk about the transition period between leaving a comfortable corporate job and starting a new business.  Hosts Mel…

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Jan. 23, 2015

Episode 16 Create a Killer Pitch Deck & Preparing Youth for Jobs of t…

We talk seeking out investors for your small business or startup with tips on creating a killer pitch deck. We suggest Googling t…

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Jan. 20, 2015

Episode 15 Departure

This week's short "A" episode chronicles Melissa and Bryan giving notice and making the departure from their corporate jobs. Leav…

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Jan. 15, 2015

Episode 14 McDonald's TV Spot Controversy & Domain Pickpocketing with…

We're back for another action-packed episode. Melissa talks McDonald's TV spots - specifically, the burger chain's "Signs" spot t…

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Jan. 13, 2015

Episode 13 The Beginning of the End

In this week's abbreviated episode, Bryan and Melissa discuss the beginning of the end of their corporate lives. Recounting the d…

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Jan. 8, 2015

Episode 12 Marketing Trends & Business Resolutions 2015 with Guest Ne…

We kick off 2015 with a brand new, super, double-awesome episode. We talk resolutions for 2015. We talk marketing and PR trends f…

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Dec. 18, 2014

Episode 11 Introduction to Bryan Laurel

This week (and most weeks from here on) we'll offer a second episode with a different spin than our typical episode. These shorte…

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Dec. 18, 2014

Episode 10 Mensch on a Bench & Hackathons For Your Business with Gues…

This week we reveal the holidays we celebrate and learn one of the Bad Business Co-Hosts isn't really putting forth much of an ef…

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Dec. 16, 2014

Episode 9 Introduction to Melissa Epstein

This week (and most weeks from here on) we'll offer a second episode with a different spin than our typical episode. These shorte…

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