Info

Drop and Give Me 20

The military community is full of successful business owners, managers, and leaders across all industries, military and civilian. Time to show them off and learn from their experiences! Hear stories of active duty members, military spouses, and veterans as host Lindsey Germono shines a spotlight on their challenges, triumphs, and the insights learned through determination and best business practices. Join Lindsey and guests in insightful discussions of what it takes to be a leading military entrepreneur.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
Drop and Give Me 20
2019
May
April
March


2018
November
October
September
August
July
February
January


2017
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 29, 2016

In this special four part mini-series of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey Germono focuses on closing out 2016 with a bang! Join the discussion as Lindsey invites experts to share actionable tips to help you prepare for a successful 2017.

In this mini-series episode, Lindsey Germono speaks with Katie Christy, Founder and CEO of Activate Your Talent and Empower Military Spouses, two companies helping individuals and businesses leverage their natural talents to improve effectiveness.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [1:02] All about Katie
  • [3:05] Katie’s tips as your planning for 2017
  • [4:30] How to build your Personal Leadership Philosophy (PLP)
  • [11:58] How a PLP benefits your business

Quote:

“If you’re involved in an organization or team, it’s important that you take the organization's mission and make sure it meshes with your leadership philosophy. If they are going in two different directions, not only will you be confused, but so will those around you.” - Katie Christy

Giveaway!

http://germono.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Developing-a-PLP.pdf

Social:

katie@activateyourtalent.com

https://www.facebook.com/activateyourtalentllc/

http://empowermilitaryspouses.com/

http://activateyourtalent.com/

Nov 15, 2016

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey Germono speaks with Rocky Harrigan, co-founder of Unbranded AR, an internet-based provider of firearms focusing specifically on high-quality parts for the AR15.

Important topics they discuss:

  • [2:28] Women really do have everything they need to succeed
  • [4:20] How Rocky works with people who have a different perspective around guns
  • [5:20] Rocky's personal story about safety and security because of her training with firearms
  • [7:42] Challenges Rocky faced starting her company
  • [12:22] Bootstrapping and readjusting
  • [15:00] What to look at before starting your business
  • [15:35] Retail challenges, guidelines, and regulations


Quote:
“We look at the numbers every day. What actually sells? Not what you think will sell. What do my numbers show me?” - Rocky Harrigan

More: Shownotes

Nov 1, 2016

In this episode of Drop and Give Me 20, Lindsey Germono speaks with Marc Bethel, the founder  of Commonwealth Creative Marketing. CCM is an ad agency that helps companies and entrepreneurs with both digital media and offline advertising. From web design, SEO, and hosting to graphic design, business cards, and vehicle wraps, CCM delivers big league creative and interactive solutions to small-midsize businesses looking for quality at a fair price.

 

Important topics they discuss:

  • 4:02 - How ad agencies make money
  • 5:02 - How Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can help your business
  • 7:36 - Packaged websites versus organic design for small businesses
  • 9:25 - How much should solopreneurs or small businesses spend on a custom designed website?
  • 12:30 - Hot website features and plugins
  • 15:15 - Entrepreneurial advice
  • 18:00 - All about Marc
 

Quote:

“Buckle Up! It takes the right kind of person but...military entrepreneurs are more prepared for this than a lot of other people.”

Marc Bethel

 

Social:

Facebook

Twitter

 

1