HtBT: Ep 140 – The Apple of my eye?

Business Podcast: We discuss Apple and think through what we would do as apple if we were managers of the company. Are they making the right decisions? Should they continue to shift to a services company instead of a device company? We also discuss a few questions for you to think about as a strategic […]

HtBT: Ep 137 – Trump’s Battle Line Budget

Business Podcast: We give an update on one of my investment strategies I’ve been playing around with. Can you guess how many items the average American has in their home? We talk about the number and if it’s a good or bad thing. We then finally discuss what is in the Budget and why it […]

HtBT: Ep 129 – More than location, location, location

Business Podcast: We discuss what you need to know when buying a house, like how much you’re really paying for the home. We also discuss the contracts you sign and other elements of the home buying deal you might look over if you’ve never bought a house. Link to calculator on show: Picture of […]

HtBT: Ep 104 – Why we need to strive for success

Welcome to How To Build a Tent. YouTube/Facebook/Periscope/Twitter Video Release * 12pm PT. Support Jon Speed: Like FB page and Buy: Business Plan Contest. Submit your plan by 3/31/2019 to Win an interview and HTBT swag bag. See Episode 90 & Official Rules for more details. New Perk! Become a Crosspolitic Member click here, scroll […]

HtBT: Ep 90 – New sponsor, new perks, new contest

Youtube posts at 12:00pm PT: We have so many great things going on to start the year: New sponsor! 247QBO website They give you the power to take control of your business finances without wasting a minute spinning your wheels in Quickbooks. New Perks! Become a Crosspolitic Member click here, scroll down, and put “HTBT” in the […]

HtBT: Ep 54 – How to build an MVP

Let’s discuss what an MVP is, some mistakes big businesses make when building an MVP, and a warning to small businesses with an MVP having a big business as a customer.

HtBT: Ep 52 – How to quickly increase profits

Let’s discuss what goes into creating profit and the characteristics of those elements to help you grow profits quickly. This is applicable if you’re managing a company, the P&L of a division, or the household finances.

HtBT: Ep 43 – How to turn around a failing company

YouTube Video Let’s go through a case study based on an article written by Warren Shoulberg Senior Editor of Forbes. Article: Pier 1 is sinking  These are the facts of the case: “Unfortunately, the disaster befalling the home furnishings retailer… [is] result of man-made decisions and circumstances that are increasingly making its long-term (maybe even […]