BIG Truths of Small Business

BIG Truths of Small Business

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A deep philosophical dive into small business and the people that run them.


What does it take to Get in the “ZONE” while working?
Jul 2 • 63 min
Joe Watkins and Travis Cassell, with YesiRent Property Management (https://yesirent.com) , explore how small business owners can get into the “ZONE” to accomplish things at an incredibly high level. They compare athletes to business people and give you a…
Act 2, Part 2 - Where we discuss the “Journey” in a Conversation with Randy Dodd, a Missionary, and Best-selling Author.
Jun 25 • 71 min
The YesiRent Boys are back to further their discussion on Act 2 in our business and lives. They believe the “Journey” in Act 2 represents some of the most important learnings you will ever learn. People and relationships continue to be more important as…
Part 1 - Reflecting on “Act 2” in your Professional Life. What Does it Mean?
Jun 18 • 30 min
Travis and Joe introduce a new way to look at your Business Career. Think of it as a play with Act 1, 2, and 3. We will open up discussion on what we think Act 2 means, what are the learnings thus far, what influences do we have on others in business, and…
The 1st Aftershow - It Ain’t Easy, But It’s Worth It
Jun 12 • 24 min
Super Excited to share our VERY 1st AFTERSHOW! Often times, Big Truths are revealed after we hit the stop button on the recording. Some of our best thoughts are shared when the camera isn’t rolling. Now hear these thoughts—unfiltered, unplanned,…
Why the Tape Measure is VERY important in Your Business
Jun 12 • 50 min
What does the tape measure have to do with your business if you are not a contractor? A lot! The tape measure represents everything you are measuring in your small business. Learn Joe and Travis’s spin on how data is vital to reposition, double-down, or…
“Humility” is the Most Powerful Soft Skill or Approach in Small Business
May 20 • 55 min
Travis and Joe are constantly searching for how to better grow their small business, YesiRent Property Management (https://yesirent.com) , into a profitable, serving, and significant company in Atlanta. We recognize soft skills as valuable and important…
How Personal Biases Affect your Business Decisions - Part 2
May 11 • 49 min
Travis and Joe are back to discuss a favorite subject in seeking truths of small business - personal biases. We invited an real estate agent that works with YesiRealty, our sister company, to join the show as well. We discuss level 1 and level 2 thinking…
Learn How Your Personal Biases Affect Your Business, Family, & Future - Part 1
Apr 24 • 34 min
Joe & Travis invite “Dan the Man” (Dan Watkins) to discuss the bitter truths of how everyone’s cognitive biases enter into every decision. This is part 1 of a several part series. Learn about anchor bias, recent bias, relationship bias, and others. We…
Surviving and Gleaning Deep Business Truths out of the 2009 Crash - Interview with Mark Brittain
Apr 3 • 64 min
Learn how Mark Brittain, an Atlanta-based real estate and general practice attorney, survived and learned painful business lessons during the 2009 Economic Crash. Out of these lessons of triumph, then the fall, then the rebuild, Mark changed how he saw…
How running a church is similar to a small business? - an Interview with Pastor Jonathan Andersen of Harvest Point UMC
Mar 26 • 48 min
Jonathan Andersen, Pastor of Harvest Point United Methodist Church in Locust Grove, Georgia for 3 years, explores with the YesiRent Boys how running a local church is similar to running a small business. We discuss immediate similarities around the…
How Integrity and Faith shaped Stephen Bové’s contracting business - an Interview
Mar 16 • 68 min
Stephen Bové, a sole proprietor in the electrical, HVAC, and plumbing business, had a unique upbringing being raised in the jungle as a son of a missionary family. He continued that life by raising his family in Venezuela in a tribal community for 17…
How the Internet Changed Power Plus – an Interview with Jerry Barber
Mar 12 • 60 min
Learn how Jerry Barber, owner of Power Plus and boilersupplies.com, adapted to a changing climate in the late 90s as his business went from the catalogs to the web. Building blocks of his small business are revealed throughout this classic, hard-working…