Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran

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Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran gives you an inside look at the entrepreneur's decades-long career. Hear first-person stories of the triumphs and pitfalls that have defined her success, and gain insights and advice that have helped a new generation of young entrepreneurs achieve their goals.

Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran had 22 jobs by the age of 23. She built a $5 billion business with a $1,000 loan, and today she is a 'Shark' on ABC's Shark Tank. Her point of view is as unique as her success in New York's ultra-competitive real estate world, and her frank and frequently hilarious observations will entertain as they educate. 

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Episode Date
15: Play To Your Strengths - Hard!
00:07:12

Throughout your working life, you’ve become aware of your strengths and weaknesses. So, now that you’re starting your own business, you figure it’s time to brush up on the areas you're not so good at, right?

Nope!

Listen in as I explain why you need to lean into your strengths and natural abilities, not fix the stuff you’re bad at.

Plus I’ll answer your voicemails about which Shark Tank investments I regret (even if they made me money), how to generate sales leads and the secrets to getting a patent.

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Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

Aug 14, 2018
14: Get It Started The Right Way
00:06:52

You have an ingenious gadget that you want to get into the market. So you slave over every last product detail and make sure you’ve dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s before the big roll-out, right?

Wrong!

Listen up as I tell you the only steps you should be taking to get your product off to a great start, how you price it, and what not to waste your money on! 

Plus I’ll answer more voicemails about the importance of self-doubt, when to spend your start-up money, and how to fire a family member.

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Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

Aug 07, 2018
13: Secrets Of Sales Superstars
00:02:57

Can anyone become a great salesperson if they put their mind to it? Or are great salespeople just born that way? 

Neither!

Listen in and hear what really sets business-driving sales animals apart from the pack.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

Jul 31, 2018
12: Hire Like A Boss
00:07:22

If you think finding new talent begins and ends with a resume, you’re dead wrong. Listen in as I give you the three rules for how to hire amazing people – the heart of any successful business. Plus, I answer your voicemails, give some free marketing advice and finally tell you what I really think about millennials in the workplace.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jul 24, 2018
11: How To Bounce Back
00:07:51

Afraid of failure? You may be approaching it wrong. Every milestone in my career and my life happened on the heels of failure. Listen in and learn how to tap into new energy when the chips are down. Plus, I answer your voicemail questions and tell you the simple secret to a good handshake and how to network with purpose.

Want a chance to chat with me? Write a review here and send a screenshot to BusinessUnusual@barbaracorcoran.com for a chance to win a one-on-one 30-minute video consultation where I’ll answer your questions personally. Winner chosen Monday, July 23rd.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jul 17, 2018
10: Stay Creative Or Die Trying
00:08:19

If you think being creative means dreaming up new ideas no one’s ever thought of, you're dead wrong. Listen in as I talk about the unusual places I’ve drawn inspiration from, and share my easy formula for making your workplace super-creative. Plus: does limitless passion guarantee the success of your new business? 

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jul 10, 2018
9: Your Path To The Perfect Mentor
00:07:04

My first and only mentor was my mom – but not everyone can be so lucky. Listen in to hear who you should be targeting as a mentor (hint: it’s not always the guy with the biggest wallet), and the best way to approach them without coming on too heavy. Also, what should you do if you know you’d be an amazing entrepreneur but you don’t know what business to start?

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jul 03, 2018
8: Secrets Of A Happy Team
00:07:25

So you think your big book of business will guarantee a spot on my team? Maybe – but you better not be a whiner. The best teams are full of happy people – and a boss who goes out of their way to recognize them. Plus, how insults in the workplace can be inspiring, and why you shouldn’t wait for the perfect time to launch your own business.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jun 26, 2018
7: Stand Up To Be Heard!
00:07:23

You might think someone like me was born ready-made to address the masses. Well you're wrong! It took a lot of focus and some clever problem-solving to get myself comfortable on the podium. Listen in and learn why public speaking is one of the most important parts of building your business. Plus more of your smart business questions answered – including what to do if you’re a timid cold-caller. You might not like the answer.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).

Jun 19, 2018
6: Getting The Raise You Deserve
00:07:47

So, you’re hitting all your goals at work and doing more than what’s expected – getting a raise should be a no-brainer, right? Nope! Here’s what you actually need to do – complete with step-by-step directions – to get more money. Plus, Barbara answers your questions about coming of age in the shark-infested waters of the NYC real estate market and whether left-brainers can build successful businesses.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. 

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/Barbara).


Jun 12, 2018
5: Why The Little Guy Always Beats The Big Guy
00:07:43

What do you do when you're facing a competitor with unlimited resources? Or a marketplace that's saturated with similar products? Barbara tells you how to use the one advantage you have. Plus, she answers listener questions about surviving failures, whether building a business is difficult and the best questions to ask job applicants.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Indeed.com (indeed.com/barbara).

Jun 05, 2018
4: Sizing Up People
00:07:46

You think hiring the person with the right resume is the key to success? Nope. Listen up as Barbara spills the beans on the only criteria to consider when building your staff. And it's not salaries, benefits or swanky offices that will keep them -- Barbara tells you the key ingredient all great workplaces share.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask? Tweet Barbara @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Dell Small Business (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/learn/small-business-central)

May 29, 2018
3: Perceive Your Success
00:07:05

When you’re running your own business, you need to establish your voice in your field. Hear how Barbara bluffed her way into being New York’s foremost real estate expert – and then became that very thing. Plus, stop fretting about work-life balance; it doesn’t exist.

Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Dell Small Business (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/learn/small-business-central)

May 22, 2018
2: Top Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
00:07:03

Did you know you may already have what it takes to start a successful business? Barbara reveals the key traits she finds in her most successful entrepreneurs. Plus, find out why she’s suspicious of partners who hang on her every word! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Dell Small Business (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/learn/small-business-central)


May 15, 2018
1: How to Reinvent Yourself
00:07:08

For the debut of "Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran", Barbara talks reinventing yourself to find your next perfect career, and how her mom’s sock drawer system helped guide her success in business. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Got a business question you want to ask Barbara? Tweet her @BarbaraCorcoran and she may just address it in a future show!

This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by Dell Small Business (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/learn/small-business-central)



May 08, 2018
Introducing Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran
00:00:39

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May 01, 2018