BI015 – Back To The Human Factor with Mel White from Classic Exhibits

May 21, 2020

Business has become too dependent on digital marketing channels and has lost touch with the idea of marketing diversification.  What happens when a digital channel shuts down?  Until COVID, most businesses did not think that was possible.  Reality is not only was it possible, but it has been happening more and more and started long…

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BI014 – Talking Marketing with Mark Schaefer

May 14, 2020

Small businesses are scrambling to gain a foothold on their business during this Covid-19 crisis. The tendency is to stop spending money which also means stop marketing. If history has proven anything, it is businesses MUST continue to market in a down economy. But many of those businesses that continue to market, do it from…

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BI013 – The Go-Giver Attitude an interview with Bob Burg

May 7, 2020

Bob Burg is a Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker and Bestselling Coauthor of “The Go-Giver” and Go-Giver Book Series.  A Go-Giver is a person who has learned that shifting their focus from getting to giving is not only a nice way to live life, but a very financially profitable way, as well.  In this episode…

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BI012 – Talking Video with Nick Nimmin

May 1, 2020

It’s been a week all about video. Monday was about using Facebook Live to grow your brand and Tuesday I blatantly said, it’s time to get over yourself when it comes to getting in FRONT of the camera. Should you do it? Or should you not take the chance? Ed has a different opinion than…

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BI011 – Conversation with CEO Mark Michaelis with IntelliTect

April 23, 2020

When it comes to business, it’s important to know your ‘why’. We’ve talked about that many times on the Business Buffet. If you don’t know your ‘why’, you’re destined for increased challenges when it comes to being successful in business. Is your ‘why’ more than just making a buck? It should be. It should come…

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BI010 – A COVID-19 Discussion with the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce

April 16, 2020

Are you using all the available resources in your business community to survive this pandemic?  If you are like me, you’ve probably been a member of the local chamber for years…are you turning to them for help?  Today we’ll talk with the VP of Membership for the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce and discuss ways…

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BI009 – Opening a Doggy Daycare Facility

April 9, 2020

Do you love animals? Dogs in particular? I mean REALLY love them? Maybe you’ve thought about opening your own doggy daycare, then. You’re in luck! In today’s Business Buffet Ingredients episode, we are going to walk through set up costs and things to think about when opening a doggy daycare. Then we’ll talk with Scott…

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BI008 – Event Planning with Carolyn Wence

April 2, 2020

Are you an organized person who gets called on by friends and family to help plan parties and family vacations?  Then you may have the make-up of a professional event planner. Today we’ll explore the career option of event planner and then talk with the expert of experts, Carolyn Wence with Plans & Action located…

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BI007 – Starting a Dental Practice

February 20, 2020

So you want to be a dentist. Let’s begin by saying that, as a dentist, you’ve chosen an amazing line of work with proven high success rates. Today we’ll take a deeper look at the cost and income projections, start-up requirements, and considerations for your new dental practice. We’ll then explore the ups and downs…

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BI006 – Starting a Retail Garden Center

February 13, 2020

You’ve gone as far as you can with your green thumb and now the only other place to go is to own your own retail garden center and share your skills with the masses!   Today we’ll explore the up and downs of the retail garden center business and then talk with Ben Christen of…

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