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  • Nov 17, 2016

    Growing and Transitioning | FULL SHOW | #100


    How do you achieve nearly 6,000% growth in 3 years? What can a small business do to secure a loan if the bank isn’t coughing up the dough? What can we learn from the owner of the Dollar Beard Club about our health? Listen in and you’ll find out the answers! 


    Segment 1: Incredible Growth

    Ready to hear about Inc. 500’s 40th fastest growing company? Michael Wittmeyer, Co-Founder and CEO of JM Bullion (@JMBullion), achieve a 3 year growth of 5,907%. Take a look at that number one more time. Impressive isn’t it? And get this – he’s only 26! How does an online retailer of precious metals make that much progress in such a short amount of time? Let’s find out.


    Segment 2: Going for the Gold 

    It takes a lot of courage to leave school in pursuit of risky, high reward ventures. But sometimes, and in the case of Michael Wittmeyer, it pays off! What were some of the biggest issues Michael and his partner faced when they started JM Bullion (@JMBullion), and how did they make it as successful as it now is?


    Segment 3: Coming into the 21st Century 

    How do you take an industry that already exists and put your own spin on it? Michael Wittmeyer, CEO of JM Bullion (@JMBullion), was able to bring the world of precious metals into the 21st century by transitioning to an online platform. He learned quite a few lessons on persistence along the way; listen in to find out what he took away from his experiences.


    Segment 4: Lending You a Hand(ful of Cash) 

    Are you having trouble securing a loan for your small business? You’re not alone! Thankfully, after a 7 minute application you could be eligible for between $2,000 and $100,000 loans through (@KabbageInc). Kathryn Petralia is the Head of Operations for Kabbage, why don’t we let her tell us more?


    Segment 5: Pondering Politics 

    It’s been a rough election season, and almost everyone is glad to finally be able to rest. Alan and Scott Duffy (@realscottduffy), Co-Host of Business & Burgers (@bizandburgers) as well as Special Project Manager for Launch@Inc, look at ways to stay sane and upbeat during political upheaval.


    Segment 6: New On Business & Burgers 

    Alan and Scott (@realscottduffy) have put out some great episodes of Business & Burgers (@bizandburgers) lately. Recently, they spoke with the founder of the Dollar Beard Club. He had some great advice on personal health and its relation to your business.


    Host: Alan Taylor
    Producer: Jason Masters
    Production Asst: Joanne Bolden
    Copy Editor: Sara Antonuccio

    Special Guests:
    Michael Wittmeyer
    Kathryn Petralia
    Scott Duffy

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