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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Coffee Consumption is Booming During the Pandemic (Episode 204)

The pandemic has changed consumer habits in a number of ways, including what we drink and even how much. According to the Spring 2021 National Coffee Data Trends (NCDT) survey conducted by Dig Research, COVID-19 drove record coffee consumption at home. Grab a hot cup of coffee and listen to this morning’s WJR Business Beat to learn more: Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat....

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Tune in to the Business of Music on StartupNation Radio

On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff chats with three entrepreneurs working to make a huge difference in the business of music. First up, Jeff chats with Jonathan Hayman and Cassie Alexe, co-founders of the Michigan Music Business Club. Hayman and Alexe are both are juniors in college at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories:...

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How to Overcome the Self-Sabotage of Self-Doubt

The following is excerpted from “Seize the Yay.” Copyright 2021. Reprinted with permission from Murdoch Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group. The many new beginnings Nic and I have embarked on over the past few years, including not only Matcha Maiden, but also more recently, writing this very book, have revealed to me that the hardest part of almost any endeavour is rarely its unfolding or implementation, but simply mustering up...

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The Entrepreneur’s Paradox: The One Letter That Changes Fear into Power

The following is excerpted from “The Entrepreneur’s Paradox“ by Curtis Morley (Mango Publishing, March 16, 2021). Language is one of the most powerful tools in our personal arsenal to change our future. A single letter S can help you transform fear into power. Evaluate these two phrases: What if… What is… “What If” fuels fear, creates stories and distortions, and can start a downward spiral. “What Is” leads to being...

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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Positive Economic News (Episode 183)

To kickstart your week on a positive note, Jeff shares uplifting news about the drop in unemployment claims, boost in retail sales and overall optimistic outlook from local entrepreneurs. Tune in to this morning’s WJR Business Beat to hear more from Jeff! “Startup entrepreneurs I speak to regularly are indicating that investment into their companies is starting to flow more freely again, and that’s critical for the startup and...

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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Positive Economic News (Episode 183)

To kickstart your week on a positive note, Jeff shares uplifting news about the drop in unemployment claims, boost in retail sales and overall optimistic outlook from local entrepreneurs. Tune in to this morning’s WJR Business Beat to hear more from Jeff! “Startup entrepreneurs I speak to regularly are indicating that investment into their companies is starting to flow more freely again, and that’s critical for the startup and...

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How to Identify Your Core Values and Align Them with Your Business Model

As an entrepreneur, it’s crucial that your business model and your personal core values are aligned in order to achieve long-term success. The truth about entrepreneurship is that each of us gets to create our business in a way that works best for us, yet many entrepreneurs leave lousy workplace conditions only to replace them with self-imposed constraints and rules in our own businesses. Similarly to how miserable it becomes to show...

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StartupNation Radio: Tom Berman of Nano Magic on Acquiring a Business

Welcome to another edition of StarutpNation Radio! On today’s show, Jeff welcomes Tom Berman, president and CEO of Nano Magic. A merger of two formerly two different companies, today, Nano Magic is a leader in creating and bringing to market cutting-edge nanotechnology powered applications made in the U.S. with special expertise in liquid products to apply to surfaces such as glass, porcelain and ceramic. StartupNation exclusive...