Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jessie Yankee, Executive Director for Missouri Women’s Business Center, on the challenges entrepreneurs face when starting a small business.
Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses recent news with producer Bill Foster.
01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before
03:00 – News in Science and Health
07:30 – Statistic of the Week
Segment 2: Jessie Yankee, Executive Director for MoWBC, joins us as this week’s guest.
12:00 – Guest Background
17:00 – The Missouri Women’s Business Center
21:00 – Coaching and Consulting
28:00 – Challenges in 2019
31:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions
Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Cleansing your life to make room for new opportunities.
38:30 – Review Your Projects
41:00 – Delegate Effectively
42:30 – Obligation Overload
About the Guest
Jessie Yankee graduated from MU with a BSBA and followed with an MBA from William Woods. While in school, she worked full-time at the Small Business and Technology Development Center’s state office where she was first introduced to the world of entrepreneurship. She started EasyPC and after seven great years, she merged EasyPC with another local vendor, Midwest Computech and worked as the director of business sales and marketing until the opportunity to join the MoWBC arose. She is extremely passionate about our community and entrepreneurship, and this role allowed her to combine both into a meaningful career.
Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at email@example.com.