Small Business Podcast

Building to Scale

With Business Transformation Coach, Jeff Chastain

The Mission

To help entrepreneurial business leaders find clarity in what is really holding them back in their business today and to guide them to build a more profitable, scalable, and ultimately saleable business.

Building and scaling an entrepreneurial business is not as easy as it might seem. In the early days, it was fun. Today, it feels more like a daily grind and a job than a business.

You can see your dreams and your goals on the other side of the chasm, but the investment in attempting to build a bridge to reach them is just burning you out.

Our mission is to help entrepreneurial business leaders find clarity in what is really holding them back in their business today and to guide them to build a more profitable, scalable, and ultimately saleable business.

It is our belief that as a small business entrepreneur, you will never be able to achieve the life you want or the goals you have for either your business or yourself if you do not systematize your business.

Each episode of the Building to Scale podcast brings actionable tactics and strategies to help you, the small business entrepreneur build a more profitable, scalable, and ultimately saleable business … all while working less.

Podcast Booking Status: OPEN

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We are looking for entrepreneurial business leaders who are interested in sharing their knowledge and insight on the Building to Scale podcast.

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In this episode, Aimy Steadman of Future Proof shares the journey she and her business partners went through in building Future Proof and BeatBox Beverages. From college incubator to Shark Tank, and now on to a growing beverage brand founded on the belief that future generations will continue to demand products that authentically connect with […]
Guest Jim Traister has a passion for helping small businesses drive sales. He is CEO of The Digital Navigator, a full-service digital agency that drives sales for independent businesses in three verticals: course providers, hospitality, and small business. In this episode, Traister shares his background as a college instructor turned entrepreneur and how starting his […]
Recently, our own Jeff Chastain met an individual whom, together with a business partner, had what appeared from the outside to be a very successful marketing agency. They had a good, solid client base and a good, albeit somewhat uneven, revenue flow coming in. In other words, most of us would look at this business […]
Tim Szczygiel is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. In this episode of the Building to Scale podcast, Szczygiel talks about the dichotomy of the pandemic in his business, SalesChain, LLC. While the company enjoyed a very profitable 2020 due to the trend toward remote […]
If you were to walk around your office today (virtually or in-person), would you find your team working on the most important things efficiently? In continuing our discussion about the 4 Ps – the four critical components necessary to successfully scale an entrepreneurial business … it does not matter if you have the right people […]
In our modern world, acquiring a knowledge base can be done in many ways, which is why Laurie Stach believes that education should be more about the entrepreneurial mindset, including skills like grit, collaboration and adaptation. In this episode of the building to scale podcast, Stach talks about finding purpose in her work, educating the […]
If you are watching a football (American) game and the quarterback and the receiver are not in sync, what happens? The announcers often refer to it as the players not being on the same page of the playbook and at best, it results in an incomplete pass and a loss of an opportunity. This is […]
In this episode of the Building to Scale podcast, Mark Ainley delves into important lessons he’s learned in his entrepreneurial journey in the real estate sector, particularly as it pertains to hiring the right people. Getting started in his business, he and his partners tended to hire too late, and often used a “gut feeling” […]
Why are you in business? We know the mark of a successful business is to make a profit, but beyond that, why are you really in business? Dan Sullivan outlines 4 freedoms of being an entrepreneur and the 4th freedom is a “freedom of purpose”. In Dan’s word’s … This entrepreneurial company you’ve created is not […]
For Jeff Arnold, founder of RightSure Insurance Group, stewardship and making the world a better place is top priority. Perhaps it was his upbringing as a son in a long line of preachers (his father, grandfather, great-grandfather); his company is built around the culture of giving back at the city, state, national and global levels. […]
In Jim Collins Book, Good to Great, he states … “When we began the research project, we expected to find that the first step in taking a company from good to great would be to set a new direction, a new vision and strategy for the company, and then to get people committed and aligned […]
Entrepreneur Tim Angelillo’s passion is to be of service to consumers, clients, partners, and other tenacious entrepreneurs by sharing his story and solutions that can be applied to companies large and small. Angelillo is the founder of Sourced Craft Cocktails, a delivery service that brings the craft cocktail experience to homes and offices. In this […]