Tag - Smart Hustle Interviews

diverse and women entrepreneurs Ingrid Venderfeldt

How Diverse and Women Entrepreneurs Can Advance in Business

Being a woman and owning your business means there's a good chance you're facing an uphill battle. And this was before COVID-19 hit the world by storm. Which means it has only added to your list of things to conquer. Now, we aren't saying that women aren't successful in business. We are just recognizing...

diversity in tech Geno Miller

Creating Diversity in Tech: Elevating People of Color

The field of technology is constantly changing and growing. But historically this industry has had a lack of diversity in the people who make it up. But there's one person specifically who wants to help create more diversity in tech. And, he wants to make it more possible for lack, Latinx, and Native American...

Dell for small business

Support from Dell for Small Business: Uplifting Your People & Maximizing Resources

Erik Day from Dell spoke about small business technology at the Survive and Thrive Summit, hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media. The first two Summits were held virtually in April and August 2020. The next one will be in the spring of 2021. Stay tuned! Erik has been at Dell for...

High Performers Fergus Connolly

6 Things That High Performers [and Achievers] Practice

We all know you can’t control what's happening with COVID-19 or anything else going on in the world right now, so how do you handle this? How can we stay – or become – high performers in our business? Fergus Connolly, bestselling author and sports performance coach, explains six things that high performers regularly...

Business growth

Ready to Grow Fast? 5 Sales Questions to Ask if You Want Big Business Growth

Getting your startup off the ground can be daunting. There is a lot to do, and it's hard to do alone. And then there is business growth — being able to scale and expand. Some of the hardest challenges businesses face are around this topic of growth. It takes more than just making money....

mentor mindset

David Neagle: The Keys to Success are Mindset and a Mentor

David Neagle shares with Ramon Ray that as a young adult without even complete high school education, who was married with a few children, he realized that he had “created a situation where [he] had way more responsibility than the ability to fulfill that responsibility.” He wasn’t being the husband, father, or provider he...

Then and Now: Lisa Price on What’s Changed Throughout Her 20+ Years in Business

To celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month, Mastercard continued its commitment to spotlighting women entrepreneurs by bringing together their Women’s Business Advisory Council for a retreat and kicking off the first ever Small Business Summit in partnership with Create & Cultivate in New York City.  “Small Businesses are the heart of the nation. During a...

Mailchimp Exec Shares Her 5 Best Secrets for Marketing Success

Mailchimp is one of the leading brands enabling businesses to get more customers and keep the ones they have. Mailchimp is best known as an email marketing company, but it now does so much more, including websites, marketing automation, CRM, advertising and more. Darcy Kurtz, VP of Product Marketing at Mailchimp shared with Ramon Ray...

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Mastercard Small Business Summit Celebrates Women Business Owners

Ramon Ray caught up with Cheryl Guerin, Mastercard's Executive Vice President of Integrated Marketing and Communications for North America at Mastercard’s Small Business Summit in partnership with Create and Cultivate in New York City. The summit was held in celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month and Cheryl was there as part of Mastercard’s...