Category: Podcasts

Episode 33: Strategically Engineer Your Growth Series: Introduction with Diane Conklin

Join Diane as she takes a deep dive into how to use strategy to grow your business.

Too many business owners just throw mud on the wall instead of having a plan and working the plan. A plan based on where you’re going, your goals and what you want!

This isn’t about cookie-cutter solutions. It’s about your business framework… your strategy… solutions that work for you!

In less than 13 minutes, you’ll discover many gems that will catapult your business to the next level – all you have to do is implement them. 

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Episode 32: Organic Client Attraction For Your LGBT Business with Jacob Ratliff

Do you have enough clients in your business? More importantly, do you know how to strategically go get new clients when you need them…in a way that doesn’t cost you a ton of money. 

Jacob Ratliff does and he’s going to show you a variety of ways to do just that in this episode of the Queer Profits Podcast™.

If you think this is just the same old, same old, as it relates to growing your client list and attracting your ideal clients you are so wrong. Within the first 7 minutes of listening, you’ll discover a concept about prescriptive selling vs authentic selling and prospecting that will totally blow your mind. Chances are you’ve been making this mistake if you’re marketing on social media…and it’s costing you money every day! Jacob’s tips will change all of that…forever!

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Episode 31: From Caterer To Being Featured In The World’s Largest Retailer…During A Pandemic with Carlton Brown

How does a caterer survive and thrive during a pandemic when so many others in the food industry were going out of business and closing their doors?

Carlton Brown did just that…and more. He developed 2 brand new companies, in 60 days, and made them profitable. Now, he has the chance to be featured on the shelves of the world’s largest retailer.  Bon Appetit by Carlton now has wholesale offers and so much more. 

In today’s episode of Queer Profits Podcast™, discover the keys to thriving in your business… no matter what the economy is doing or what’s happening in the world around you.

This is one interview you don’t want to miss… 

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Episode 30: From Closeted CEO at 39 To Coming Out At 48…Success Every Step Of The Way with Don Woodring

Challenges affect us all. The question is how do you deal with them? Do you let them stop you or do you use them to catapult you to be better?

Don Woodring was the CEO of a major company at the age of 39. He had a wife and 2 children. AND, he was in the closet. Dealing with the stress of what society says, family, and his religious upbringing would have been enough for most people. Add to that Don’s health challenges – he has a form of Muscular Dystrophy, he’s had strokes and heart attacks, a kidney and pancreas transplant…and more.

This episode of The Queer Profits™ Podcast, might irritate you a bit. Don has some views that might be contradictory to yours or what you’re used to hearing. 

But…if you use what Don calls gracious listening you will find something you can use – and maybe even some things that move you in this interview.

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Episode 29: Your Human Experience Across All Platforms And Media with Matt Skallerud

In this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, Diane and Matt Skallerud have an in-depth conversation about social media with a unique yet practical perspective and tips on how to successfully make your mark in the digital world. 

Matt discusses how marketing to the LGBTQ+ community has evolved over the time he’s been in the industry. And he talks about how marketing, in general, has become more specialized and niched and how influencers have influenced social media strategies. Listen to learn how to get more followers, be human, collaborate, and truly engage on social. 

Discover tips on how to speak with people instead of at them. And learn so much more about user-generated content, how niche marketing has allowed for more acceptance of diversity, and so many more interesting things about the digital world. 

Matt Skallerud has been in the LGBTQ+ digital space for over 26 years now, first with GayWired.com and SheWired.com, and now with Pink Media and the #ILoveGay network, helping companies reach their targeted LGBTQ+ demographic.

Check out this episode if you have something to say, and want to be heard on social media. 

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Episode 28: Health & Fitness For Your Life…It’s More Than Physical with Sammie Baker

In this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, Diane and Sammie Baker discuss health and fitness for your life… and they talk about way more than just the physical aspect of health and wellness. 

Discover tips on how you can easily incorporate health and wellness into your everyday life without spending hours at the gym or following some crazy or strict diet plan.

Sammie, and her wife Chrissy, co-own Strength Rewired, an online wellness community for women. They help women create balance in their lives by introducing different types of movement and exercise and shaking up their nutrition routines. 

Sammie shares how they dealt with the pandemic. As you can imagine, a fitness facility where people come live, in-person to a studio was adversely affected when things shut down. Listen and see how they shifted their business from fully offline and in-person to being fully online…and even more successful. The tips Sammy shares are applicable to any business! 

Check out this episode if you’re looking for new ways to embrace health and fitness in your life. 

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Episode 27: Finances, You & Your Business with Galit Tsadik

In this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, Galit Tsadik, known as the FINancial Sharktress, discusses two very misunderstood topics: money and sharks. 

Despite stereotypes that the LGBTQ+ community is wealthy or has a lot of money, there are a lot of people in our community who are not financially secure. And, many of the financial cultures out there don’t cater to the Queer community. They’re often heavily religion-based or scarcity-minded. 

Galit shares practical money tips and financial advice that you’ve probably never heard before. 
Discover some unique money strategies you can employ starting today (without even noticing or it affecting any aspect of your life or current lifestyle). 

Galit Tsadik is a Certified Financial Education Instructor and founder & She.E.O. Tsadik G Management – a Virtual CFO Firm that has been helping small businesses with their finances since 2015. Galit has a love for sharks, is a certified SCUBA diver, and an environmental champion of the oceans. 

The Queer Profits™ Podcast is about our three pillars…Inclusion, Community & Growth!
This episode clearly covers all 3!  Listen and see!

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Episode 26: A Unique & Different Perspective with Chris Lugo

In this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, Chris Lugo shares his unique perspective on how Queer Business Owners can challenge themselves to actively support inclusion in our community as well as in the world in general, while advocating for each other. 

Chris Lugo is first Executive Director of the OUT Georgia Business Alliance (formerly the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce), proudly serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce and is actively involved in his community.  Chris is a proud alumnus of the University of Florida and is married to his long-time partner and husband Tommy Allen. They live in Atlanta, Georgia., with their dog Varik.

If you’re looking for ways to take action and to support inclusion, you don’t want to miss all the tips and tidbits Chris shares in this episode. As a matter of fact, you might want to listen to this one more than once.

Chris shares practical strategies he’s used (that work) that encourage inclusion of underrepresented communities. His methods are unique and different and they flat out work!

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Easy to implement…simple strategies is what Chris shares! 

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Episode 25: How Tech & Philanthropy Work Together For Positive Change with Josh Driver

Giving back is an important part of life…and it’s critical in business!

In this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, Josh Driver shows you exactly how tech and philanthropy can easily be used together for positive change. 

Josh is the co-founder and CEO of Selflessly, a unique company designed to help the world become a better place. Josh helps companies easily implement workplace giving programs and makes philanthropy accessible to everyone. 

If you are looking for unique ways to bring the spirit of giving into your business, look no further. 

These strategies work no matter what size business you have and not matter how big or small your team is.

Discover more ways to give back than you ever imagined before…most are so simple and easy they require very little time or effort on your part!

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Episode 24: What It Takes To Have A Successful Business with Cheryl Luther

Sometimes the best lessons in life are the hardest ones.

Listen to this episode of the Queer Profits™ Podcast, as Dr. Cheryl A Luther intimately shares how she learned some hard lessons in the early days of her career. And how she’s found success as an entrepreneur, in both the corporate world, and as a consultant. She shares some amazing and useful insights into how you can use the same strategies she’s gained from her experiences to have success in your business. 

Dr. Luther has a unique way of weaving her passion for starting small businesses with principled corporate strategies, delivered in bite-sized sprints. She does this through the insightful lense of her 20-year career in business and healthcare. 

Cheryl is an author, keynote speaker and business strategist, with a career that spans from sole practitioner to global corporate leader in public health. 

She’s a quirky, but passionate introvert, and this interview will help you discover the foundational and leadership strategies you need to THRIVE, no matter how the marketplace changes.

If you own your own business you’ll want to carve out some time to get the valuable insights Cheryl shares that will help you build your business. 

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