Small Business Answer Man | JoDee Curtis | Ep # 316 | Navigating Business with a Small Business Owner

Ep: 316 JoDee Curtis

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JoDee is a CSP and a SHRM-SCP; she owns Purple Ink, an HR consulting firm serving clients throughout the Midwest.  JoDee has written 5 books in the JoyPowered® Series; her most recent one, an Amazon #1 best seller, is JoyPowered® Networking; in addition to running her firm for the past 14 years, she is a speaker and trainer on many leadership and/or HR topics.

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What problem do you solve?

In this episode, Gary Wilbers and JoDee Curtis crack the challenges hindering joy and success in the business world, offering practical solutions and insights for a thriving workplace. 

Small Business Answer Man Shownotes:

  • Gary introduces the six P business owner formula: People, Productivity, Pricing, Promotion, Process, and Profits. 
  • Insights into the evolving workplace dynamics in 2024 and the impact on small business owners were discussed. 
  • JoDee shares her goal of helping individuals overcome the fear of networking. 
  • JoDee Acknowledges the vital role of networking in driving business success. 
  • Highlights from JoDee Curtis’s book, “Joypired Networking,” emphasize practical networking tips. 
  • The significance of joy in the workplace and its contribution to employee engagement and loyalty. 
  • Reflecting on the generational shift in work values and the need for finding passion in work. 
  • Exploring the reciprocal nature of networking and practical strategies for creating lasting connections. 
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JoDee Curtis’s Small Business Tip:

JoDee suggests to make joy a priority in your workplace. She says, happy employees lead to engaged teams, increased productivity, and long-term success. You should always find ways to infuse joy into your company culture. 

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