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Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran

Author: Barbara Corcoran

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I’m smart at getting to where I want to go, and I can teach you how to do it! I had 22 jobs before starting my real estate company with a $1000 loan and built it into a $5 billion business. Today I’m a ’Shark’ on ABC’s hit show "Shark Tank." It didn’t take a fancy degree to get here but took street smarts and a lot of courage. Life is too short to waste your time practicing someone else’s fancy theory on success. I give you the straight talk and the confidence to get there. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Ryan Serhant joins me on this week’s episode to talk finding confidence, starting a business during the pandemic and how he really feels about his Million Dollar Listing co-stars!  Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial. Where to find Ryan: instagram.com/ryanserhant youtube.com/user/OfficialRyanSerhant Serhant.com
Lots of people dream of starting their own business, but far fewer take the leap. This week, I'm talking about why I started my own business and why you should start yours, too. Plus, I give it to you straight on office bullies. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
Covid has thrown a wrench into almost every business. So how do you rethink your marketing plan when the one you had was working so well? This week, I’m answering questions from a travel agent, wedding photographer and writer all looking for new ways to find new customers and keep their old ones coming back. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
94: Workplace Woes

94: Workplace Woes

2020-10-0616:22

I’ve been getting a lot of calls about workplaces woes lately, so today we’re tackling just that. I’m answering your toughest questions on how to get a raise, decide on relocation, handle a bad review and more.  Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
How important is a website when your storefront is a success? And do you need to put yourself in debt to start a business? This week, I’m answering your questions on keeping the right customers and listening to your common sense. Plus, I share my top tips for anyone struggling to make rent. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
When you’re constantly passed over for that promotion or never given that raise, should you talk to your boss or send yourself packing? Today I answer two callers dealing with just that. But first, I’m breaking down the steps to a successful side hustle. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit www.klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
91: Keep Your Day Job?

91: Keep Your Day Job?

2020-08-2507:101

Today I’m talking about the question I’m asked most - and my answer might surprise you. Plus, I take some of your great questions about finding positivity and starting a business. Listen in.  Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen.  This episode is presented by Klaviyo. Visit www.klaviyo.com/barbara for a free trial.
90: Shop Around

90: Shop Around

2020-08-1112:36

Summer’s in full swing, but that doesn’t mean you can take your eye off the ball. Today I’m sharing my top tip on how to prepare for the fall. Plus, I answer your questions on reentering the workforce, learning a new skill and jumpstarting motivation.  Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Presented by Klaviyo. For a free trial, visit www.klaviyo.com/Barbara
How do you know when the time is right to change up your business model? And when you do pivot, how do you stay authentic to your brand? This week I’m answering your questions on pivoting, making up for lost business, and my thoughts on the new normal. Plus, I share my advice on how to stretch your dollar when times are tough. Listen in. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen.
The job market is a hot topic these days. Unemployment is still sky high, benefits are set to expire and new graduates don’t know where to turn. But it’s not all bad news. This week I’m answering your questions on how to find a job, rehire employees and the future of work from home. Plus, hear what I’ve changed to stay positive in my life. Listen in. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Paycom. (http://paycom.com).
In normal times, summer months at work have a different energy than the rest of the year. But with most people still working at home, how do you acknowledge the change and stay motivated? Today I’m sharing some tricks that have been working for me. And, I answer more of your questions on managing a team remotely and keeping businesses afloat. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Paycom (http://www.paycom.com).
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the job market. With millions laid off and looking for work, what's the best way to stand out and get the job? This week I answer your questions about finding work and making ends meet. Listen in. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Paycom (http://www.paycom.com).
85: Why Positivity Wins

85: Why Positivity Wins

2020-05-1208:522

When times get tough it can be hard to stay positive. But today I’m revisiting some of your favorite Business Unusual episodes to tell you why positivity always wins and how to perceive your success. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
The only thing that seems certain these days is change. But how do you keep up when everything else is uncertain? I’m going back to basics with my top tips on how to stay creative and how to reinvent yourself to stay afloat. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
Marc Lore is a serial entrepreneur who most notably sold Jet.com to Walmart for a whopping $3 Billion dollars! He now heads up Walmart’s e-commerce and stopped by to teach me his tricks of the trade to build trust with investors, find the right talent and raise enough capital to turn the nonbelievers into the big spenders. Take a listen! Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
If you’re smart enough to look behind the black curtain at a time of crisis, there’s opportunity waiting. Here’s how to see it and seize it. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
Think you can’t get back to work with a gap in your resume? Or do you dream of starting your own business but can’t find the time outside your 9-5? Today’s callers need a confidence boost, not resume padding - and chances are you may, too. Listen in and I’ll tell you how it’s done. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
Today's guest, Andy Khubani, is a big deal. Sure, he's the Founder & CEO of IdeaVillage, and the "As Seen on TV" brand, but, more importantly, he's been a dear friend for many years. Over the course of our friendship, Andy has taught me some of the secret superstar traits that he uses to great success, and he’s revealing it all on this very episode! In addition to that, we discuss common sense 101, conflicting work culture and the mindset that positively influences your success. Get in on all the action and listen in! Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
So you’ve spent years working on your killer product, and now everyone is starting to steal your idea. How do you stay afloat? Today I talk to one caller about what to do when imitation is anything but flattery. Listen in to hear what I advise. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
Do you really need a college education to pursue your dreams? Today I chat with one caller who’s torn about finishing his degree. And later, I share what are the top traits of a superstar hire with a woman who’s set on building a winning team. Tune in! Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode - or even call you up to discuss live. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.  This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).
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El P

I can't wait to have my kids listen to this episode.

May 17th
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Annie

Awesome episode!

May 12th
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edward cordero

love the message

Sep 12th
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Austin Peek

Dope show Barbara! I interviewed one of the Founders from a company you invested in: Jim of Cousins Maine Lobster. He sings your praises 😉. It's Ep 35 of Millionaire Interviews, if you have a chance to 🎧... Keep up the awesome work!

Jul 10th
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Will C.

My favorite Shark always!

Jul 3rd
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Will C.

I'm hooked! Barbara Corcoran is the best.

Jul 3rd
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MR.Daniel Rodriguez

good job

Jun 28th
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George Young

You're amazing and my wife and I love Shark Tank. We wanted to come see you in Phoenix about a 4-6 weeks ago. Unfortunately our sitter cancelled too late. Anyway, I'm glad to see you have a podcast and I will be here every week to listen. Thank you for all of the knowledge you give us. I hope all is well with you.

Jun 19th
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