business

Episode 19 – Marla Tabaka: Get Out of Your Way

Episode 19 – Marla Tabaka: Get Out of Your Way

Marla has been where you are. Starting and operating your own business can be lonely, especially when things aren't going well. Whether we talk about it or not, there can be a sense of shame in not succeeding in business. We've all been there, and it's not unlikely that we will be there again some time in the future.

Episode 14 – Jack Katzanek: Inland Empire Economic Report

Episode 14 – Jack Katzanek: Inland Empire Economic Report

I've been searching for someone who could talk with me about economics in the Inland Empire. I finally found him. Jack Katzanek is the Senior Director of Communications and Constituent Services at the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP). Jack comes from a background in journalism. He was a reporter and editor at the Press-Enterprise in Riverside and at the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario.

Episode 9 – Dr. Mike Stull: Educating Entrepreneurs

Episode 9 – Dr. Mike Stull: Educating Entrepreneurs

In our conversation, Dr. Stull notes that entrepreneurs are different creatures than small business owners. We need both, but just because you own a small business doesn't necessarily mean that you're an entrepreneur.

Episode 7 – John Koontz: Accidental Startup

Episode 7 – John Koontz: Accidental Startup

John Koontz hated shaving, so he decided to upgrade his razor. But the blade that he liked only came in bulk quantities from overseas. So he started buying in bulk and selling the extras online.