Author - Morgan Gertler

scaling small business

How Viper Imaging Found Support to Scale a Small Business During COVID-19

Viper Imaging is a leading supplier of FLIR Thermal Imaging Cameras. They offer both customized and out-of-the-box solutions designed to monitor temperature in processes at industrial complexes and factories. It just so happens that this technology is now highly desired — with fever being one of the more commonly seen symptoms of COVID-19, being...

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Getting Your Business Online & Finding the Right Tools: A Conversation with Wix

Even though having an online presence is basically part of normal operations, not all businesses actually sell a product or service online. Many businesses use a website to provide standard information that isn’t regularly changing. So when COVID-19 hit the US in March 2020, it threw a major wrench into the workings of many...

Ramon Ray Talks To 100+ University Students about Thriving as a Local Professional by Being Your Best Self

Ramon Ray Talks To 100+ University Students about Thriving as a Local Professional by Being Your Best Self

SmartHustle Podcast with Ramon Ray · Ramon Ray Talks To Amity University about Thriving as a Local Professional by Being Your Best Self   “Sure, finish school, get the degree. But remember this: what’s on that paper is so much less than who you are as a person.”  - Ramon Ray Ramon Ray is an entrepreneur, a...

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School of Rock CEO Rob Price Shares How They Quickly Pivoted

You’ve probably heard of the School of Rock in some form — the movie, the broadway show, or the franchises all around the globe. If you’re unfamiliar, here’s a quick education: The School of Rock has 270 schools around the world where kids earn music in a non-traditional way. Basically, they learn music through...

Adobe’s Gary Specter Talks E-commerce and How to Make Shifts to Support New Shoppers

The way businesses and consumers shop has dramatically changed since the COVID-19 crisis set in during mid-March. While buying essential items is still possible in-store, many people are shopping online, in an effort to maintain self-isolation and social distancing. This means that people who don’t normally purchase items online are counting on e-commerce businesses...

Bryan Ruef - 10-8 Systems

Bryan Ruef Talks about Creating a Business To Improve Public Safety

Ruef Bryan Ruef is the founder of the technology software company 10-8 Systems, designed to improve the quality of dispatch units for public safety professionals of all types, from police forces to fire departments to search and rescue task forces. Bryan has always been passionate about public safety. At age 14 he volunteered at the...

Interview: Turning A Moment of Crisis Can into an Opportunity

 The mid-life crisis. The dead-end job. The job that’s slowly killing you inside. The job, or the small business, that’s now gone because of a completely unpredictable global catastrophe. These are situations that occur at least once in nearly every person’s life. They are what Randi Levin calls “transitional moments,” and they are precisely...