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Business Bootcamp Podcast is made for small business owners. My name is Mike Andes. I started college at the age of 13 with full intention of going to medical school. I went to school for an MBA and now I own a landscaping company, an Anytime Fitness gym, and 3 online businesses. I share my highs, lows, and experiences being an entrepreneur. You can learn from my mistakes and identify with the day-to-day struggles of a small business owner. Call in or ask a question online and get concrete advice about your company. If you are looking to START, GROW, OR SAVE your business I want to help you! Learn from business people and seasoned entrepreneurs as they share their personal stories and experiences on the interview portion of the show.
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Apr 29, 2019

Today, I share the specific tactics I've used for online direct response marketing. Click, Create, Convert. These are the steps to creating a seven figure business, regardless if you are online, offline, retail or service-based.

 

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This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Apr 17, 2019

The best way to get predictable, consistent results is to use technology to automate your sales cycle. From the point of brand awareness, all the way to asking for a referral you must take time out of the equation and make the Customer experience seamless.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Apr 8, 2019

Your Customers are paying for an experience with your product or service. They don't want to hear excuses or the chaos behind-the-scenes! In this video, I use the analogy of a restaurant to prove an important point about Customer Service.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Mar 30, 2019

Entrepreneurship has become a label. To many people, they attribute a life of luxury, wealth, and lavish living with being a business owner. Today, I talk about the realities of being a small business owners... the grind, the hustle, the loneliness, and the sacrifices. ARE YOU IN?!

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Mar 17, 2019

I know what it is like to start at zero... I know what it's like to hire your first employee... and I know what it is like to run a business that makes less than $1M in annual revenue. Today, I share 4 reasons why you should scale your business to at least a 7-figure company.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Mar 8, 2019

If your business is small or you're just starting out, don't shy away from your truth. Be authentic to who you are, and use marketing to tell customers your story. 

 

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Feb 27, 2019

Today, I interview the godfather of LEAN, Paul Akers. Lean is a concept in business and life of cutting waste and making processes more efficient. Paul is the owner of a renowned manufacturing facility that uses techniques from Toyota and Japanese manufacturers to make their people and processes ultra-efficient.

Paul is the author of a book I highly recommend called, "2-Second Lean"

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Feb 25, 2019

For many of the small business owners I talk about there is ONE thing holding them back from getting to the next level. No it is the economy, competitors, or access to capital... Is something I call O.P.O. (Other Peoples Opinions).

 

Watch the video version:

youtube.com/mikeandes

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software.

Feb 20, 2019

Yesterday, I fired one of my employees... after his second day on the job. Why? You will have to listen to this episode.... but at the end of the day FIRING is what dictates your company culture.

By the way, this is the first episode recorded in our NEW studio! Checkout the YouTube channel to see video!

 

youtube.com/mikeandes

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Feb 16, 2019

Create content. That's it. Those two words sum up the entire episode. I share how I have used content to grow my online businesses... but more importantly how I am using content creation to grow my local landscaping business.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Feb 5, 2019

Do you have this syndrome? It's called NSTS (New Shiny Thing Syndrome).

Be Patient. Focus. Be attentive to the business you are building NOW!

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Jan 25, 2019

I recently hired a few people for my business... it took me 30 interviews to get those successful candidates. Here are 4 of the things I use in my interview process to find and hire great talent while retaining a great company culture. 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Jan 17, 2019

The role I play at my landscaping company is changing. In order to work on strategy, hiring, culture, and branding I am delegating the other functions of my day-to-day role. If you want your business to go to the next level, this is an imperative step... not an easy one, bu  necessary one.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Jan 8, 2019

In this episode I share the goals I have for all by businesses in 2019 and recap what took place in 2018. Going into the new year, my ONE WORD will be "impact."

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Dec 27, 2018

Here are my tips for all small business owners that feel their business is underachieving. PLEASE listen to this episode if you are considering starting a business... this will save you years of frustration! I'm tired of fake entrepreneurship and the lack of solid info for small businesses... and it sort of shows here.

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Dec 23, 2018

Have you ever heard what your employees think about you? Have they ever heard what their coworkers think about their performance?

Here is what doing annual reviews did for me and my business. I encourage you to implement the same strategies.

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Dec 16, 2018

The stock market has been volatile the past few months which has investors talking about a eminent recession. Are you and your business ready to capitalize on the economic contraction? You can actually GROW during recession... if you plan for it now.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Dec 11, 2018

No it's not clickbait... I really do believe that you should tell your employees exactly where every dollar of the business is going.

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Dec 1, 2018

I am not a perfect boss or leader... yesterday highlighted that fact. A business owners we must learn that as we build a Team and delegate tasks, we cannot step in and make everyone trip over us as they are trying to do their job... it slows progress and kills culture.

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Nov 24, 2018

Innovation is an overused word in the world of startups and tech moguls; however, it is important to change and evolve as a small business. Today, we discuss the importance of learning from other industries to improve your processes and systems.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Nov 13, 2018

We have made our pricing at the gym and landscaping company very transparent recently. Here is the upside of sharing your prices online... you got nothing to hide!

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Nov 9, 2018

Today, I share an online tool I use for all my design needs. I also talk about a powerful mail marketing tool and the books I am listening to right now. I share the video tactics we have used to close 38% more of our estimate proposals!

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Oct 28, 2018

Here are three things I have learned in the past few years in the evolution of my entrepreneurial career. I've changed my mind on topics such as building a team and time management.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Oct 18, 2018

Unexpected roadblocks and changes are absolutely a part of the entrepreneurial journey... how you deal with them is what separates the good from the great.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

Sep 30, 2018

My company was recently ranked #1 place to work in Whatcom County for companies under 50 employees. Here's how we did it.

 

Questions? Go to BusinessBootcampPodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. Go to Gusto.com/bootcamp for a free 90 day trial of their payroll and employee benefits software

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