EP044: Perspectives on Safe Tackling in Football with Spencer Smith

EP044: Perspectives on Safe Tackling in Football with Spencer Smith

Heads Up, Hit Low, Hold On. Our guest today is Spencer Smith, Founder and Owner of Triple H Tackling Academy. Spencer is a repeat guest of the podcast. Talking football, sports, and entrepreneurship are things we all love, so bringing Spencer back for another episode was an easy decision. Triple H Tackling Academy teaches safe tackling techniques.  

Spencer attended college and played football at the University of Hawaii. Spencer currently trains young kids, high school players, college athletes, and NFL players on the art of tackling. 

Spencer lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife and his daughter, Audrie. Audrie was kind enough to join us for this episode. 

In this episode we discuss rule changes in football, tackling support for local football associations, and Drake. 

The Gametime Guru Podcast Featuring Eric Kasimov

EP043: The Gametime Guru Podcast Featuring Eric Kasimov

Sports bring people together. This episode is a guest appearance we had on The Gametime Guru podcast. The Gametime Guru podcast hosted by Shane Larson is a show where Shane discusses topics on and off the field. In this episode, we discuss the story behind SportsEpreneur, role players in business, and The Buckeyes. Shane Larson asked us to come onto his podcast and talk about how sports and business relate, so of course, we chat about SportsEpreneur and his favorite article from that content platform titled, “Sports Bring People Together”.

And with Shane being a fellow Buckeye fan, we had to discuss Ohio State—with a business touch of course.

Thank you to The Gametime Guru for having us on the podcast. It was an absolute honor to be featured on the podcast and we would encourage you to check out his show on Apple, Spotify or Stitcher.

Anytime we are given an opportunity to chat with entrepreneurs like Shane, The Gametime Guru, we are grateful. Thank you, Shane!

Entrepreneur Perspectives of a Business Credit Expert with Ty Crandall

EP042: Perspectives of Business Credit Expert with Ty Crandall

Why you need to be aware of your business credit. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Ty Crandall to discuss business credit, learning, and listening at 2.5x speed.

Ty Crandall is the CEO of Credit Suite. With Credit Suite, Ty consults with and advises companies on business credit building and scoring. He is also an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 17 years of financial experience, Ty is recognized as an authority in business credit building, business credit scoring, and business financing. Simply put, Ty Crandall and his team teach companies exactly how to build business credit for their business.

Ty lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife and two children, and is an avid pilot and sailor in his free time.

EP041: Entrepreneur Perspectives on Creating Clarity: Jared Nichols

EP041: Perspectives on Creating Clarity with Jared Nichols

Genuity in sales. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Jared Nichols to discuss: creating a story, the new futurist, and 150 people. 

Jared Nichols, as you probably know is a previous guest on the podcast. Jared is a futurist, advisor, and faculty member at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business. He created the Foresight Academy. In the academy, Jared teaches leaders, teams, and individuals, how to think like futurists so they create the best future for themselves and the people they serve. You can find Jared’s previous podcast episodes: episode 002 and episode 025. 

Jared holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Foresight and is sought out by leaders, organizations, and entrepreneurs to help them identify how emerging trends in technology, media, business, and public policy may fundamentally change society and shape the future. 

Among the many things you can learn from Jared, one at the top of the list is creating clarity in your life.

Entrepreneur Perspectives On Promotional Advertising: Nikki Craig

EP040: Perspectives on Promotional Advertising with Nikki Craig

If you leave a lasting impression, your brand is working for you. Our guest today is Nikki Craig. Nikki is the owner of LAMP, which stands for Leave a Mark Promotions – which is a Brand Partner of Geiger. Geiger is the industries largest promotional advertising agency. LAMP helps you find a cost-effective way to market and promote your business with custom promotional items that speak to your customers and clients. With the number of companies they work with, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. And Nikki supports you every step of the way.

Nikki currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia and has 6 kids. And is a huge Auburn Tiger fan.

In this episode they discuss promotional advertising, caregiving, and being an immigrant.

Entrepreneur Perspectives on Small Business with Cynthia Kay

EP039: Perspectives on Small Business with Cynthia Kay

Introducing your communication and small business expert. Our guest today is Cynthia Kay. Cynthia is a known speaker, author, and communicator. She is also a spokesperson for small business and is the President of Cynthia Kay and Company — a video production company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Her expertise for conference events includes communication makeovers, leadership, corporate video production, presentation and media training. She even creates customized presentations on a variety of topics for groups, networks, events, and businesses. You can schedule Cynthia to speak or host a workshop at your next event by visiting cynthiakaybiz.com. 

You will hear Cynthia and I discuss these 5 topics and more: 

4:50 | The National Small Business Association (NSBA) 

17:40 | Hiring 

24:55 | The importance of video 

34:30 | Event speaking 

42:10 | Her dad, the dry cleaner 

Entrepreneur Perspectives on Loving the Game from a Division 1 College Basketball Coach with Alan Major

EP038: Perspectives on Loving the Game with College Basketball Coach Alan Major

Former Ohio State Buckeyes college basketball coach leads, inspires, and story-tells. Our guest today is Alan Major. Alan is a college basketball coach, speaker, and author. Alan has coached at UNC Charlotte, The Ohio State University, Xavier University, University of the Pacific, and California Lutheran University. Coach Major currently lives in Indianapolis and is seeking a new coaching gig.  

Alan Major, a veteran leader both on and off the court, has played a key role in successful programs for over two decades. His philosophy is based on empowerment, professionalism, and motivation, and he has helped shape scores of young men and colleagues alike toward personal and collective victories. 

Whether as a coach, a speaker or a leader, one thing remains unchanged: his relentless drive and clarity of vision. With Alan’s experience on the court, he loves sharing his story, journey, and life lessons from the game of basketball. 

Entrepreneur Perspectives Podcast | Facebook Privacy

EP037: Perspectives on Facebook Privacy with Eric Kasimov and John Priore

Confronting the Facebook privacy breach that shook the social media world.

We are back with a March Madness episode today. And with the theme of 3 pointers in college basketball, we are going to stick to 3 topics for this freestyle episode. We will take on conversation topics that we have been having this past week. We bring these conversations to you as we believe they can help any business owner or entrepreneur.  

In this episode, we discuss Facebook privacy, Snapchat as a communication tool, and John’s crazy college/work life. 

John joins Eric live from Western Carolina University. 

0:50: Facebook privacy leak and what you can do about it. 

12:04: Using Snapchat as a way to communicate internally 

23:25: John’s story about working while in college 

EP036: Perspectives of an Event Planner with Tonya Terry

EP036: Perspectives of an Event Planner with Tonya Terry

Planning for business and planning for events. Our guest today is Tonya Terry. Tonya is the owner of Tonya Nicole Event Planning, BalloonZ, and co-owner of Two The Tee Party Planning. Tonya currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina and is the mother of three young children.

Tonya brings incredible experience in the event planning world. Any entrepreneur can learn from Tonya as she is running (and balancing) three businesses and is growing them all. The perspectives from Tonya on aligning her many businesses are now perspectives you as the business owner and entrepreneur can use for yourself.

You will hear Tonya and Eric discuss these 5 topics – running multiple businesses, social media for event planners, partnering with a 4-year-old, pleasing your clients, and the ultimate party.

Perspectives on Podcasting from Our First 50 Episodes | EP PODCAST

EP035: Perspectives on Building Your Content Marketing Strategy with Eric Kasimov

This a Q&A freestyle episode which is at the core of what we do–helping you build and protect your business. In this episode we get into the questions from our audience including our clients and the business owners we chat with on a consistent basis and you, our listeners. We hope the perspectives on content marketing strategy we discuss help drive new opportunities for your business.

This episode continues with the format from last week. 

The feedback we received on last weeks “training” episode led to more questions so we are back for another episode like it. We also want to feature some clients of ours because we are proud of the work they are doing—and they offer great examples of strategy you can use in your business. 

In this marketing episode, we discuss a Facebook Community, SEO, and pushups.

0:59 | Facebook Community

4:56 | Pushups4Parkinsons – starting a cause

8:10 | Erie and Anchor – side hustle

10:16 | Nextdoor App

14:45 | Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

22:37 | Creating Content within your content marketing strategy