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Welcome to The POWER of Small Business! The only program dedicated to inspiring DEBT FREE small business start-ups and motivating experienced entrepreneurs with real life stories from the trenches. Join your fellow free enterprise enthusiasts as we strengthen the Backbone of America!
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Welcome to The POWER of Small Business!

The only program dedicated to inspiring DEBT FREE small business start-ups and motivating experienced entrepreneurs with real life stories from the trenches.

Join your fellow free enterprise enthusiasts as we strengthen the Backbone of America!

Sep 26, 2018

Why do some companies appear to have more talent knocking down their doors than they can shake a stick at, but others are struggling to attract minimum numbers of marginally qualified applicants? Is it because there are not enough talented people looking for work? Is it because there are not enough specialists who know how to do the work, or is it something else?

The reality is some companies build cultures that serve as talent magnets while others have no idea what that even means. If you want to make your company attractive to top talent, there are some key actions you need to take, but the good news is that you can. There are simple steps you can take to ramp up your culture and start to attract the most qualified people to your company.

Sep 12, 2018

Today is September 12th, the day after September 11th and Benghazi. Yesterday was declared Patriot Day shortly after the catastrophic event in 2001. But what does it mean? Are you a Patriot? Do you love your country's interests with devotion? If you were to disappear today, what evidence is left behind? Today we explore the items that Patriots do on a regular basis to show their love of this grand country.

Sep 5, 2018

Why does Patriot Mission exist? Why do we run a weekly radio show? Join us as we explore the facts about small business in America. We use this as a backdrop to explore the history of our nation, socialism versus capitalism and how that applies to the upcoming midterm elections.  We do all that, to define just what the Power of Small Business REALLY is!

Aug 29, 2018

We've spent the last few weeks talking about hiring the right person for your company. The commonly overlooked person is the US Veteran. Their training, worth hundreds of thousands of your tax payer dollars, is going to waste because employers are only giving them the hard to fill jobs that nobody wants. That is the symptom. Today, we will use history starting in WWII to determine WHY this is happening.

Aug 22, 2018

The socialist culture discussed last week meets the hiring process head on. How do you communicate a capitalist working vision to socialist workers? And then how do you show those same workers that you actually care, a requirement for them to stay? Unfortunately, the message broadcast, through actions, that your issues are outside the office. While here, we own you. But when leadership that the leaders TRULY care both in words and actions the workers, even the socialist ones, tend to work harder.

Aug 15, 2018

Have you ever hired somebody and within the first week realized while they had all the right skills, they were the WRONG person for the company? Today's episode we tie in the Debrief Focused Approach in helping you to hire the right person for your company to do the tasking you need accomplished so you can best focus on what you do best that makes the company thrive.

Aug 8, 2018

Our US Military is the best in the world. Besides the people and the equipment, our processes help us to be the best of the best. We've explored the Debrief Focused Approach already. Now see how that ties into contingency planning. Or does contingency planning tie into the Debrief Focused Approach? You decide in today's episode.

Aug 1, 2018

Join us as we explore the new paradigm in hiring, no experience necessary. As we dive in to what a company REALLY needs when they hire new people. Is it experience, degrees and skills; or is it loyalty and a sense of my job description is to make the company succeed, we will train the skills we want?

Jul 25, 2018

In this episode we explore both the value and importance of a well functioning, highly oiled machine we know as a team. And then we go into what it takes to hire the right team to lead the company, manage the company and work the company. If the team is right, the magic can happen!

Jul 18, 2018

Have you ever taken a look at how technology and leadership has changed since D-Day or Apollo 11? The amount of computing power that took entire rooms in the 1960's but fit on your wrist today? Or the technology to create 1 bomber per hour during WWII to keep the winning the war effort? Now look at the real computing power that made those possible … the human mind! That is POWER behind your SMALL BUSINESS!

Jul 11, 2018

In this episode, Robert "Cujo" Teschner gives more insights into the debrief focused approach, including more information on the studies supporting it and examples of recent success stories applying the Debrief Focused Approach in business today. To learn more about the Debrief Focused Approach, visit https://www.vmaxgroupllc.com/ and https://www.robertteschner.com/.

Jul 4, 2018

The Backbone of America is used to described the small business and entrepreneurial community that forms the basis of the US economy. Connecting the importance of our Founding and the core tenets of our original Declaration of Independence and Constitution are crucial to understand.

In today's episode, you'll get some insight about America's history through the words of several members of PATRIOT MISSION's Board of Advisors. Their military perspective and unique historical vantage point will inspire you and give you a few ideas to ponder during the Independence Day Celebration and the Shining City on a Hill.

 

Jun 27, 2018

Today about 1/3 of American's aged 19-22 do not think democracy in America is headed in the right direction, and voting trends are towards politicians who promise a lot of free stuff with no indication of how they are going to pay for it. Join us as we describe how the Power of Small Business can reverse that trend teaching the upcoming generations how to earn their desired cash and simultaneously teaching them about what principals lead to the founding of our country and its position in the world.

Jun 20, 2018

Many citizens do not understand where we came from. That hard work, dedication, and often failure and learning from those failures are what created our nation. Instead, many are falling for the social media that it just happens and they are entitled to it. Join us as we explore events and decisions that framed and grew our country over the years.

Jun 13, 2018

Today we meet Michael Gerber, author of the E-Myth and the E-Myth Revisited and Rudy Laco, Captain, US Navy Retired. We discuss military members who have had the entrepreneurial seizure and the assistance available to them including Gerber's new Radical U. Learn how you can take the seizure and develop it into a dream, vision, purpose and mission!

 

Jun 6, 2018

Are you a good leader? Perhaps you can be a better leader. Go with us as we explore items that good leaders should do on a regular basis in order to continue to improve instead of stagnating. Leadership is not easy. Life is not easy. Building a business is not easy. Here are a series of tips that help you identify weaknesses in your style and point you to the right direction to help solve them. Remember, leadership goes to the core of every relationship you have. So spending time working on your leadership is also working on those relationships. Do you have your leadership plan yet?

May 30, 2018

In today's episode we explore the research of Bruce Hoppe, Ph.D. and Claire Reinelt, Ph.D. in their research paper "Social Network Analysis And the Evaluation of Leadership Networks". We explore the four types of networks and then dive deep into Peer Leadership Networks. The episode goes into why a great leader needs to be plugged into a great Peer Leadership Networks and how both the network and the entrepreneur leader benefits from the time invested.

 

To review the paper mentioned in this episode, go to

http://leadershiplearning.org/system/files/SNA%20and%20Leadership%20Networks%20-%20LQ.pdf

May 23, 2018

Take a moment to look at that person in the mirror and declare that "Yes, you are a leader". Then follow us on a journey to connect those leaders and build them up with the tools and confidence needed to mentor the next generation of new entrepreneurs. While doing this, take time to honor those service people who defend your right 24x7 to own your business: military, police, firefighters, EMS, etc.

May 16, 2018

In today's society, businesses are only 20% likely to get to the point where they hire employees. Most, according to various studies are destined to fail by the end of their 10th year. How do we change that trend? Join us as we explore what is required to change a culture of destined to fail into a culture of destined to succeed.

May 9, 2018

In a time where 7 of 10 businesses fail in the first 10 years, when the majority of businesses never grow beyond 1 person operations, we explore a powerful tool that will help you grow. We discuss how in addition to helping others through the Vietnam 50 year celebration events, you can end up helping yourself as you have the opportunity to network with other successful business owner.

May 2, 2018

Met Rob "Cujo" Teschner, President and CEO of VMAX Group LLC. We explore how the Debrief Focused Approach was founded in the Air Force, taught to both Steve Olds and Cujo in the 27th Fighter Squadron and followed them through their careers. Cujo is now bringing the debrief focused approach to small business, as studies have proven that the methodology can increase productivity by 20%. Learn the key cultural aspects required to make a debrief focused approach to leadership a viable solution in your small business.

Apr 25, 2018

How did the Blue Angels become the best at what they do?  How can you apply those principles to your business? Join us as we explore through the events at the Vero Beach Air Show and apply the leadership principles to day to day life. Then we go through a thought exercise to help you focus on what really matters most as you make your business as successful as possible.

Apr 18, 2018

Join us as we remember 9/11 and the unity we shared as a country, complete with Republicans and Democrats singing God Bless America on the steps of the capital to the divisive nature of today. Learn how we as Small Business Owners and Supporters can use our Power of Small Business to help reunify America around a just cause. And most importantly, how you can help unify America!

Apr 11, 2018

Learn more about the win for Vietnam Veterans as a result of the Small Business Honors Programs. Today we hear from Nancy Olds, a nurse in Indian River County who gave a Vietnam Veteran one of the Time To Honor books. We also hear from Veteran Service Officers from Iowa and Washington in how the Time To Honor books are resulting in more Vietnam Veterans coming into their offices and getting the benefits they earned while in service. We also discuss how this helps the community with local events and how small businesses get honored when they sponsor the events and putting the books in veterans hands!

Apr 4, 2018

In this episode we take a look at the process of stepping back, taking a look at the big picture versus what you are doing. In performing this look you find efficiencies, such as helping a worthy cause that gives meaningful appreciation gives you the efficiency of marketing and helping a worthy cause at the same time. The marketing, if meaningful, brings you more customers and therefore a meaningful ROI.

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