Data Breach Prevention Checklist
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” – Benjamin Franklin
Is there important stuff on your laptop, phone, and devices? What would you lose if your they were stolen?
Follow this checklist now and take action to set yourself up for success if you lose your computer due to theft, accident, or a series of other unfortunate events.
Don’t let bad guys into your...
Guiding Principles of Switchyard Brewing Company
Kurtis Cummings founded Switchyard Brewing Company in his garage and then spent 7 years developing the business plan before opening his doors.
In this episode, he breaks down the 8 guiding principles that he developed to get there.
We’re glad you joined us!
Topics covered include:
Starting the business (5:00)
Serving great beer (16:00)
Creating a great place to hang out (20:30)
Step-by-Step Guide to a Roof Claim
Has your roof been damaged by wind or hail?
Insurance companies often have confusing rules about roof claims. So let’s walk through an example claim scenario, break down the process, and explain possible coverage options.
Why do insurance companies have different rules for your roof?
More than 40% of all homeowner’s insurance claims involve wind damage or hail damage to the exterior of...
3 Ways to Buy Home & Auto Insurance
You know you need to buy home & auto insurance. But what’s the best way to get it?
Well, there are…you guessed it… 3 ways.
Each one has its pros and cons, but it can take some digging to figure out what’s best for you. Especially when you see those big name insurance commercials. They’re funny. And sometimes the path of least resistance just seems like the...
Jay Baer — How To Explode Your Word of Mouth Marketing with Talk Triggers
When McKenzie and I started Shine Insurance I had very little knowledge of how to run a business and even less about how to sell something. I had been a teacher for 13 years. People brought their kids to my classroom and if I bombed, the immediate consequences were pretty limited. I also knew that most people don’t like insurance or insurance agents very much. Along with people in the...
The Price of a Good Laugh with Mat Alano-Martin
One of the great things about entrepreneurs is that they come in just about any category you can imagine. No matter what topic you name, you can bet there’s a business owner who’s mastered it.
Take money for instance. Jeff Bezos is an incredibly rich guy, but at the other end of the spectrum, a homeless person is somewhere doing the best they can with the cards they were...
Crossroads: Budgeting For Your Launch with Ellie Symes
While I might not own a traditional tech startup, I still a love/love relationship with the tech world. Maybe it’s because of the huge role tech now plays in the American Dream. Or maybe the whole tech building process just fascinates me. It’s simple, right? All you have to do is come up with a solution to a pain point, build a model, and put a bunch of cool tech stuff into...
Tim Alison Says Screw the Naysayers
I spend about 70% of my waking hours thinking about my business, but it’s not something I’m particularly proud of. With that much of my mental space filled up with work, there simply isn’t enough room for the things I love most– family, fun, exercise, nature, etc. Instead of engaging in these enjoyable activities, I usually find myself obsessing on details that should...
Be Golden Is Empowering Women
We talk a lot about the concept of ‘building tribes’ on this podcast. For our purposes, a tribe is a group of customers who love your company, appreciate your product, and feel like a part of something special because, well, they are. There are two primary reasons that the trial metaphor has always worked for me:
You must be doing something right if you have a community of...
Selling Cities With Mike McAfee
We all have aspirations. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s vision of a colonized, tunneled Mars, or a homeless kid sitting in school and trying to seem normal, every one of us dreams of a better future. Fortunately, there are as many versions of a better future as there are people who have them. It goes without saying that everyone’s different. And although there are some 7...