Biz in the 916

9 EpisodesProduced by Kristin BerkeryWebsite

Business professionals and entrepreneurs from the 916 (that's Sacramento, California, for those of you listening elsewhere) tell their stories and share their secrets to success. It's all about being real and making your goals happen.

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Find the customer, then build them what they want - Dan Casas-Murray

August 16th, 2019


Dan Casas-Murray explains how The Lean Innovator helps entrepreneurs work smarter, not harder, and he shares the free resources available to all small business owners at the Small Business Development Center in …

In the startup chase, you have to learn quickly - Rob Haney

July 30th, 2019


If you've ever wanted to launch a tech startup and get funding, this is the episode you should listen to. Rob Haney of Sensor Transport shares his …

From information security to honeybees - Angela Spease

July 18th, 2019


Kristin Berkery asks Angela Spease of Spease Bees how she and her family turned gallons of local honey into a growing company with products in supermarkets and restaurants. Angela also talks about how giving her time to …

The art of asking the right questions - Roberta Lopez-Hoskins

July 8th, 2019


Roberta Lopez-Hoskins is a rock star at making sales connections over the phone. In this episode she shares 5 secrets for making the most of sales phone calls, including how *not* to sound like a telemarketer. Roberta …

Put your feet on the earth - Julia Tindall

June 27th, 2019


Kristin asks Julia Tindall about jnana (pronounced "nya-nah") yoga, which focuses on examining who we are on the inside, and how this form of …

Servpro: Faster to any size disaster - Kim Brooks

June 21st, 2019


Kim Brooks, Senior Communications Editor of Servpro, talks about the company's start in Sacramento, the challenges of balancing career and motherhood, and returning to Sacramento for Servpro's 50th anniversary …

Eat, sleep, breathe food - Patty Mastracco

June 13th, 2019


Food stylist and recipe creator Patty Mastracco talks about 35 years in the food business, fixing social media influencers' recipes, traveling Europe …

Bridging the gap between beauty & business - Jessy Solie-Ruggiero

June 6th, 2019


Precision hairstylist Jessy Solie-Ruggiero shares her 18 years of experience on what makes a top-notch salon, what new hairstylists can do to …

Why are custom websites so flippin' expensive? - Kristin Berkery

May 24th, 2019


Kristin Berkery of Biz in the 916 talks about why custom business websites got so expensive a couple of years ago. Hint: It has to do with website hacking.

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