Welcome to the Heart of Business brought to you by Benchmark. It’s the business podcast that won’t make you flatline, where we discuss what pumps life into your company.

Tin Shingle is an online resource and community for small businesses building big buzz for their brands. We talk with their co-founder and Chief Excitement Officer, Sabina Hitchen. Listen and find out how the modern small business person can wear multiple hats and how Tin Shingle makes that a little bit easier.

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Michael Price literally wrote the book on millennials. Hear how his book, What Next? The Millennial’s Guide To Surviving and Thriving in the Real World, came to be and why he felt he was the one to write it. Hear his thoughts on millennials, who they are and what they are capable of. Listen and enjoy!

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You'd think being the voice of Siri could be the coolest thing a person could do. Then you learn that Susan Bennett also toured the world with Roy Orbison. She toured with a guy that was in a band with a Beatle. How cool is that?! The answer is very cool, and Susan Bennett is just that. Learn about the life of a voice actor and singer and how one can be the voice of Siri without even realizing it's happening.

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Tim Brownson is a life coach ... who also coaches life coaches. He's also a very funny man and a pleasure to talk to. Find out more about him on his site, A Daring Adventure ... just after you listen to this episode of the Heart of Business.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:23am PDT

When he found out we'd be having Yammer co-founder Adam Pisoni on the Heart of Business, we assumed it'd be a discussion on company communication and tools to strengthen it. We did that, but our conversation also involved into an interesting one surrounding corporate culture. Enjoy!

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Ezekiel Bruni, of Huge Nerd Studios, specializes in UX Design. He also writes as an expert on the subject. It's a gap in business and marketing education that we haven't really covered yet. Enjoy!

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Sue B Zimmerman isn't your typical mom on social media. She doesn't just know what she's doing, she's one of the best at it ... especially for business. She teaches entrepreneurs, business execs, and marketing professionals how powerful Instagram for business can be.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:36am PDT

Jenn and Dorothy talk virtual assistants and more with Nick Loper.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:32am PDT

Autocorrect fails are funny. Typos on your business website are not. That's where ProofreadingPal comes in. They make sure you put your best foot forward on website copy, papers and so much more. Listen along as we chat with ProofreadingPal founder Brian Kaldenberg.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm PDT

Benchmark is a sponsor of America's Startup Live Entrepreneurial Expo. We chatted with the event's founder, Sharon Chen about the event, reality shows, crowdfunding and more. Listen along and be inspired to start your own business ... or at the very least to come out to the event!

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