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DFW Business Culture

Oct 2, 2018

Educating the Workforce


In this episode, Tom and Sean discuss:

  • The importance of hands-on, accessible learning.
  • How engineering is similar to sales.
  • How businesses can benefit from an educated workforce.
  • Why having a sales process can make or break your company.

Key Takeaways:

  • Don't try to trick the...

Aug 1, 2018

Pick Up The Phone and Build Your Business


In this episode, Tom and Don Williams discuss:

  • Why it’s so important to have salespeople who are successful over the phone.
  • The types of businesses that are attracted to DFW.
  • The importance of sales when it comes to growing a company.
  • Why it's important to always try and...

Jul 18, 2018

Retaining and Leading a Great Business 


In this episode, Tom and Melanie Shaffer discuss: 

  • What Talent Suit is and what they do as a company. 
  •  Having and talking about retention with clients. 
  • Having a coach and who your coach should be. 
  • Looking at your business from an outside perspective to see if it's good...

Jul 11, 2018

Building a Successful Company


In this episode, Tom and Mark Borge discuss:

  • How Mark started his company and the evolution of it.
  • The pros and cons of major companies existing.
  • Which companies rise up, and why.
  • How to make your employees feel a part of the success and leadership.
  • Book:




Jun 27, 2018

Business Owners Learn From Improv


In this episode, Tom and Frank Ford discuss:

  • What improv teaches you
  • The yes and philosophy
  • Collaborating with each other
  • Listen to everyone's ideas



Key Takeaways:

  • You need to have a good culture
  • Don't be scared of change
  • Don't lose other people's trust
  • Everyone has different...