Hampton Roads Business Weekly Episode 23 Show Notes

Dr. Joe Bucci of Regent University School of Business and Leadership

This week Joe discusses some precautionary steps a seasonal business can take to ensure they don’t burn out. Joe suggests debriefing after each day to understand what business strategies are effective or ineffective.  He provides some more tips to ensuring your business’s success in this segment.

Matt Saunders of Simple Real Estate Solutions

Matt talks about how a great idea doesn’t always create a good business.  One of the strategies he uses for his own company is making “action plans” in which he sets goals, executes them, and then starts the process over.  He also discusses the importance of the execution of an idea, stating that without a good execution a good idea is useless.  Check him out and see what other tips he has for entrepreneurs.

Sam and Adrianna Weatherly of MakerMex

Being married, as well as being business partners, creates a unique situation for Sam and Adrianna Weatherly.  Mixing both your personal and work life can be overwhelming for some, but they believe communication and patience are the key tools to handling both aspects.  Learn more about their 3D printing products and how they balance their work and family life in this segment.

Entrepreneur of the Week: Scott Kale of Precision Door Services

Scott shares some of the things he focuses on to ensure his company’s success.  He cites customer service as being the most important aspect of his business.  One of the tools that Scott uses is constant communication, and focusing on the smaller parts of customer service to provide the best experience possible.  Learn more about how he built his business from the ground up, and how staying ahead of technological advances can be the key to growing your company.

Ask Naoma: Tech Tips

Naoma Doriguzzi talks about the app, “Quality Time”, that can help redirect your focus from distracting apps. When someone opens a social networking app, game, etc., the app locks the user out initially, asking them if they really want to spend more time on their phone as opposed to doing work or spending time with friends or family.