On today’s episode of The Second Stage we welcome Bill Hubbard, Owner and Founder of Hubbard Business Counsel, to shed light on the newest of the crowdfunding options for both business owners and investors, Reg CF or Title III. In effect as of May...read more
We are thrilled to welcome Joan Crain, Global Family Wealth Strategist, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, this week to The Second Stage. Joan works closely with wealthy families and their advisors to provide comprehensive and customized wealth planning solutions. We will speak with Ms. Crain...read more
We talk often about the importance of great financial metrics and reporting as you establish and grow your organization. And it doesn’t stop with just having solid financial practices in place, but must be accompanied with a culture of transparency and accountability to empower...read more
At a certain point in the lifecycle of every business, there comes an awkward phase of organizational development where the complexity of a business is overcoming its team’s capabilities as leaders and the systems they created. Too big to be small, and too small...read more
As business owners grow their organizations, attracting AND retaining the right talent is crucial. Without the right team in place with everyone understanding their individual and team roles and how they fit into the organization, it is hard to reach desired company goals. So...read more
A journey every business owner MUST take, exiting your business can either be the most rewarding or the most deflating. The part of an entrepreneur’s journey not often highlighted, the question is, what defines a great exit and how can it be planned for...read more
Growing your small business is a challenge, no matter the size or industry, with many owners identifying access to capital as one of the biggest hurdles in achieving their goals. But typically access alone is not the stumbling point. Knowing how to identify the...read more
Kim Ferenchak, Practice Leader of Executive Risk at Oswald Companies, joins us on today’s episode of “The Second Stage” to discuss privacy and data security risks and how to ensure your business is prepared as well as protected. Business practices have evolved as we...read more
As you plan to sell your business, remember (1) you can never start too early and (2) don’t go it alone. Finding the right professional (s) to help you through the process is essential. Here to join us for today’s discussion on selling your...read more
An important element of a great business many overlook is assembling a diverse advisory board, committed to developing your organization and exchanging knowledge. The right people bring innovative ideas, create opportunities and help a company move forward faster toward its stated objectives (or ones...read more
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