Business Can Be Better https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episodes/ A podcast for business owners. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:25:00 +0000 en hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/business-can-be-better-podcast-icon-small.png Business Can Be Better https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episodes/ 32 32 Kelli-Rae is Canada's best-reviewed business coach and consultant, and Lane is an award-winning marketer. Together they host a podcast that guides business owners to better success. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean episodic Kelli-Rae and Lane lane@londonroadmedia.com lane@londonroadmedia.com (Kelli-Rae and Lane) A podcast for business owners. Business Can Be Better https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/business-can-be-better-podcast-cover-large.png https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episodes/ TV-G Alberta, Canada Weekly Episode 019: Focus On Being Different, Not Better https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/019/ Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:25:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=748 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/019/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/019/feed/ 0 <p>The key to succeeding in business is being better than your competition, right? Well, maybe not.</p> <p>Kelli-Rae and Lane have been talking about an article this past week about the danger of focusing on better.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/019/">Episode 019: Focus On Being Different, Not Better</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> The key to succeeding in business is being better than your competition, right? Well, maybe not. Kelli-Rae and Lane have been talking about an article this past week about the danger of focusing on better. The key to succeeding in business is being better than your competition, right? Well, maybe not.<br /> <br /> Kelli-Rae and Lane have been talking about an article this past week about the danger of focusing on better. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 32:58 Episode 018: Know Your Numbers https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/018/ Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:32:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=732 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/018/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/018/feed/ 0 <p>A commonly unpopular part of business ownership is the numbers. Too many entrepreneurs avoid opening their bookkeeping and looking at their profit & loss or analyzing their margins or getting a clear picture of cash flow. This isn't true for everyone, of course. But many small business owners aren't the type who love digging into the numbers.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/018/">Episode 018: Know Your Numbers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> A commonly unpopular part of business ownership is the numbers. Too many entrepreneurs avoid opening their bookkeeping and looking at their profit & loss or analyzing their margins or getting a clear picture of cash flow. This isn't true for everyone, A commonly unpopular part of business ownership is the numbers. Too many entrepreneurs avoid opening their bookkeeping and looking at their profit & loss or analyzing their margins or getting a clear picture of cash flow. This isn't true for everyone, of course. But many small business owners aren't the type who love digging into the numbers. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 52:03 Episode 017: How to Have the Challenging Conversations https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/017/ Tue, 26 Nov 2019 20:21:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=725 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/017/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/017/feed/ 0 <p>One of the harder things in business can be the difficult conversations you need to have once in a while. Some personalities really struggle with having to talk to employees, partners, or contractors about challenging topics. But, done well, these conversations open the doors to greatness.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/017/">Episode 017: How to Have the Challenging Conversations</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> One of the harder things in business can be the difficult conversations you need to have once in a while. Some personalities really struggle with having to talk to employees, partners, or contractors about challenging topics. But, done well, One of the harder things in business can be the difficult conversations you need to have once in a while. Some personalities really struggle with having to talk to employees, partners, or contractors about challenging topics. But, done well, these conversations open the doors to greatness. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 49:08 Episode 016: How to Market Your Business with No Money https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/016/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:17:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=721 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/016/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/016/feed/ 0 <p>When you have a new business, money can be tight. But marketing still needs to be done if you hope to be successful. So how do you market for cheap or free?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/016/">Episode 016: How to Market Your Business with No Money</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> When you have a new business, money can be tight. But marketing still needs to be done if you hope to be successful. So how do you market for cheap or free? When you have a new business, money can be tight. But marketing still needs to be done if you hope to be successful. So how do you market for cheap or free? Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 36:26 Episode 015: Should You Have a Mentor https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/015/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 20:13:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=717 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/015/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/015/feed/ 0 <p>Every business owner seems to have a mentor (or two or three) these days. What's the deal with business mentors? Should you have a mentor? What is a mentor?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/015/">Episode 015: Should You Have a Mentor</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> Every business owner seems to have a mentor (or two or three) these days. What's the deal with business mentors? Should you have a mentor? What is a mentor? Every business owner seems to have a mentor (or two or three) these days. What's the deal with business mentors? Should you have a mentor? What is a mentor? Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 45:33 Episode 014: How to Systemize Your Business https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/014/ Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:07:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=712 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/014/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/014/feed/ 0 <p>An essential part of making a business able to grow, scalable, is having systems in place. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about how to go about creating systems. Where do you start? What does a system look like?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/014/">Episode 014: How to Systemize Your Business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> An essential part of making a business able to grow, scalable, is having systems in place. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about how to go about creating systems. Where do you start? What does a system look like? An essential part of making a business able to grow, scalable, is having systems in place. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about how to go about creating systems. Where do you start? What does a system look like? Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 54:38 Episode 013: Beating Stress and Avoiding Feeling Overwhelmed https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/013/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:43:00 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=704 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/013/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/013/feed/ 0 <p>Business owners are very familiar with being stressed and overwhelmed. It's accepted as part of entrepreneurship. But maybe there's something you can do to beat it!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/013/">Episode 013: Beating Stress and Avoiding Feeling Overwhelmed</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> Business owners are very familiar with being stressed and overwhelmed. It's accepted as part of entrepreneurship. But maybe there's something you can do to beat it! Business owners are very familiar with being stressed and overwhelmed. It's accepted as part of entrepreneurship. But maybe there's something you can do to beat it! Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 52:02 Episode 012: Knowing Your Why https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/012/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:15:24 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=664 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/012/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/012/feed/ 0 <p>There are many reasons someone might want to run their own business. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about finding and knowing your why.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/012/">Episode 012: Knowing Your Why</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> There are many reasons someone might want to run their own business. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about finding and knowing your why. There are many reasons someone might want to run their own business. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about finding and knowing your why. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 49:16 Episode 011: What is the Point of Social Media Anyway? https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/011/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 03:16:11 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=644 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/011/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/011/feed/ 0 <p>It's presumed that every business needs to be on social media. But why? What is the intent? Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about what social media is good for.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/011/">Episode 011: What is the Point of Social Media Anyway?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> It's presumed that every business needs to be on social media. But why? What is the intent? Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about what social media is good for. It's presumed that every business needs to be on social media. But why? What is the intent? Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about what social media is good for. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 55:00 Episode 010: Should You Hit Send On That Email? https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/010/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 04:00:42 +0000 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/?p=629 https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/010/#respond https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/010/feed/ 0 <p>Effective communication in business is so important. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about when a text message or email can suffice, and when you should opt for something more personal.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com/episode/010/">Episode 010: Should You Hit Send On That Email?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.betterbusinesspodcast.com">Business Can Be Better</a>.</p> Effective communication in business is so important. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about when a text message or email can suffice, and when you should opt for something more personal. Effective communication in business is so important. Kelli-Rae and Lane talk about when a text message or email can suffice, and when you should opt for something more personal. Kelli-Rae and Lane clean 39:49