Smallbizstories

  • La Provence, Small Biz Stories, Episode 9

    Dawn Noble is the owner of La Provence in Rockport, Massachusetts. Since taking over the store 10 years ago, Dawn has learned what it takes to be a successful small business owner. Listen as she shares the unexpected way she became a business owner, her biggest challenges and lessons, and her best advice for others looking to start their own business.

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  • Honey Pot Hill Orchards, Small Biz Stories Episode 8

    … Andrew and Chelcie Martin are third and fourth generation farmers at Honey Pot Hill Orchards in Stow, Massachusetts. In this episode, they share what it’s like to be part of a family business, how to deal with things that are out of your control, and what it takes to be a successful manager. Small Biz Stories tells the story of some…

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  • Rose & Dove Specialty Gift Shop, Small Biz Stories Episode 7

    … Kellee Twadelle, owner of Rose & Dove Specialty Gift Shop, is proud to own her own business. In this episode, Kellee shares how support from her local business community, quality staff, and loyal customer base keep her business going strong throughout various industry changes and personal challenges. Small Biz Stories tells the story of some…

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  • Danish Country Antiques, Small Biz Stories Episode 6

    … the business looking good both online and in-store. Eric: Yeah. But I think it really is a blend of those mentalities. Right? Having the book smarts and the money smarts and the business smarts to know what needs to get done. But then also, like, rolling up your sleeves and doing … washing the windows when you have five minutes before you do a podcast…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 5: Destaré and Chaibo

    … Small Biz Stories tells the story of some of the bravest people you’ll ever meet — small business owners. You’ll hear how they got started, their biggest challenges, and their dreams for the future. In episode 5, you’ll meet Chris Iousa, owner of Destaré martini bar and Chaibo coffee and tea house in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Listen as he shares…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 4: Artists for Humanity

    … Small Biz Stories tells the story of some of the bravest people you’ll ever meet — small business owners. You’ll hear how they got started, their biggest challenges, and their dreams for the future. In episode 4, you’ll meet Jason Talbot, co-founder of Artists for Humanity. Jason will share his views on how to transforming ideas, individuals…

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  • For the Ferret on Crack Who Puts the Cheese in the Bag

    … “Social media?” “More like anti-social media.” “What a waste of time!” I didn’t agree with what Peter was saying. But I could certainly understand it. Like most business owners, Peter is busy — really busy. And sometimes, as Peter puts it, he can feel like a ferret on crack, running from task to task. Perhaps you’ve felt that way too…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 3: Window Designs, Etc.

    … Small Biz Stories tells the story of some of the bravest people you’ll ever meet — small business owners. You’ll hear how they got started, their biggest challenges, and their dreams for the future. Join us for episode 3, where we share the story of Marie Mouradian, owner of Window Designs Etc. Find us on Stitcher You can also read…

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  • 8 Things I Learned During Episode One of Small Biz Stories

    … It has been such an honor to talk with the small business owners in the first season of our new podcast series, Small Biz Stories. Our inspiration for starting this podcast has been to share the stories of small business owners so those of you with similar goals, challenges, and dreams can learn from each other — whether you’re just getting…

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