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Ep79: Supporting Working Moms

We know the pandemic has been rough on everyone. Still, recent articles from NPR, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and CBS News have reported concerning statistics on working moms’ impact. Moms are often the “go to” for everything, which now means virtual school, hybrid schooling, working from home, providing childcare to younger kids with daycares closed, and …

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Ep78: Partnering with the Minority Business Assistance Center

Today, Chuck and Brittany are joined by Vaughn Johnson from the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) with the state of Ohio at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. Vaughn shares the many benefits of establishing a diverse workforce and how it impacts the bottom line. Vaughn discusses how companies can add diversity to their boards …

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Ep77: Define Your Path

Chuck and Brittany welcome Carina Diamond, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner at Dakoré Wealth. As a wealth management professional, Carina helps individuals define their path and develop a financial plan to get them where they want to be. Carina shares her involvement with engaging women in the financial field, and why women need to …

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Special Episode: Post-Election Tax Considerations

Surprise – a brand new episode out today! Chuck and Brittany talk to tax expert Robert Jackson and estate planning experts Eric Flickinger and Matt Silla about the impact of the election results on estate tax and possible tax changes for business owners, including what to do next about the PPP loan and forgiveness. A …

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Ep75: Managing a Family Office

Once you’ve built your business, it’s time to continue your legacy for generations to come. Establishing a family office provides multi-generational families a proactive plan for their financial aspects, customized to their needs. We’re joined by Bob Neides and A’Shira Nelson from Apple Growth Partners to learn about their family office services. They share insights …

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Ep74: Before Social Media, there was the BBB

Remember the days of reviewing a business before social media? The Better Business Bureau has been facilitating ethical exchanges between consumers and businesses for decades, and we’re joined by director of operations, Edwin Hubbard, Jr., to discuss how local businesses can leverage accreditation with the BBB. Also, Edwin shares how he manages an impressive volunteer …

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Ep72: Understanding the Employee FICA Deferment

Hot off the press! We have a special episode this week with the latest news on the employee FICA deferment. Taylor Lorenz from AGP’s COVID-19 Response Team joined Chuck and Brittany just yesterday (9/8/20) to discuss the latest developments from the Presidential order, what employers need to do, what employees should know, and more. Taylor …

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Ep71: From the Courtroom to Coaching

Julie Sumner was a labor attorney for 12 years when she decided to flip the script and help companies differently. Julie founded her company, Monarch Endeavors LLC, to transform professional development through a unique approach. Monarch Endeavors provides executive coaching for professionals, with the added benefit of Julie’s expertise in labor law. Julie shares her …

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