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On this week’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we start things off with Alison Owen Green, owner of Cannabiz Plan Consulting Products and Services. She discusses how CBD is disrupting the healthcare industry and providing patients with an alternative to traditional medications. Next, is a portion of The Atlanta Small Business Profile featuring Josh Zimmer, COO of Two Bucks, Inc. which owns nine Jersey Mike’s Subs locations. We then hear from Erika Smith and Nikishka Iyengar who talked about their new project called Accelerate Southside. Following that, is our interview with Ira Wolfe, best-selling author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization, who walks us through how to avoid the most common recruiting mistakes business owners make. We wrap things up with Anik Khan, co-founder, and CEO of MaxRewards, who tells us the inspiration behind this FinTech disruptor. Be sure to tune into this week’s show!
How Georgia-Based Cannabiz is Providing an Alternative to Traditional Medication with CBD – Alison Owen Greene, Owner
According to the Nutrition Business Journal’s recent Hemp and CBD study, the CBD market grew by 57 percent and generated over $283 million dollars in sales for 2018. This industry is growing rapidly and it’s showing no signs of slowing down, which means there are tons of entrepreneurial opportunities to explore. Our next guest knows this better than anyone. Here to tell us how she carved out her own piece of the CBD market is Alison Greene, healthcare consultant and owner of Cannabiz Plan Consulting Products and Services. Watch Now
Atlanta Small Business Profile – Josh Zimmer, Jersey Mike’s Subs
On this week’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host Ted Jenkin sits down with Josh Zimmer, COO of Two Bucks, Inc. which owns nine Jersey Mike’s Subs locations. Originally, Josh wanted to start his career in the restaurant industry by opening up a fast-casual concept of his own creation. Unfortunately, nine to ten years ago, the economy wasn’t very strong and Josh could not come up with all the means to make that concept a reality. This forced him to explore other opportunities, like franchised businesses. Watch Now
How Invest Atlanta and The Guild are Supporting Local Entrepreneurs Through Accelerate Southside – Erika Smith & Nikishka Iyengar
On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Erika Smith and Nikishka Iyengar. Erika is the Southside Community and Economic Development Manager at Invest Atlanta, and Niki is the Founder and CEO of The Guild. Together, their organizations have collaborated on a new project called Accelerate Southside, which we will be discussing today. Watch Now
5 Common Recruiting Mistakes Business Owners Must Avoid – Ira S. Wolfe, Author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization
Every business owner understands the importance of having a rock-solid recruitment strategy, and that means identifying and adjusting to the latest workforce trends. Here to discuss the competition for Gen Z talent, higher expectations for company culture, and new innovations in HR technology is Ira S. Wolfe, a self-proclaimed “Millennial Trapped in a Baby Boomer Body”. Ira is also the founder and President of Success Performance Solutions and best-selling author of Recruiting in the Age of Googlization. Watch Now
What Local Company MaxRewards is doing to Alleviate the Stress of Credit Card Management – Anik Khan, Co-Founder
If you are a frequent credit card user in Atlanta, then chances are you’ve heard of MaxRewards, a free app that helps users manage their credit cards and maximize on the rewards they offer. Recently, we spoke to the co-founder and CEO of MaxRewards, Anik Khan, who discussed the inspiration behind MaxRewards and how it became one of the only two Atlanta startups to make the Cox Enterprises Techstars 2019 Accelerator program. Watch Now
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