Business Unusual with 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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50: Deliver the Money, Honey!
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<strong>What do you do when your boss won’t deliver the raise you were promised? I’ll tell you how to get them to pay up. Plus, I answer more of your questions about balancing time and tell you about a bathroom pitch gone wrong. </strong>&nbsp;<strong>Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. </strong>&nbsp;<strong>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=xy9pRdG6lpZ6ogtRUMNvODnG4DdmLUxjZ2d9xbUZdbU5UshE20nENw68An-bhaS4&amp;m=D7gxHRYSl4mgz-gYVAOpMw1LSg_-JpE3-IoslhrZktY&amp;s=4VHuvYxv139vXMF7_14T0o1Kgvvz-Vx1rDrt1xp7OY8&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).&nbsp;</strong><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 16, 2019
49: The 5 Biggest Interview Mistakes That Won't Get You The Job
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If you really want the job, don't make these stupid mistakes. I've interviewed 1000s of people, and these are the biggest deal breakers. Plus, I answer an interesting question about an unwanted promotion.<br>Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business<br>Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=I0GQruHANBUsRsz9MO4CSOKwnUg32iI7_b_9UI7L-_4&amp;m=VYHm0EZQGILW8jLQXcqNxGolNyrVUvdVXtoKGb4xegU&amp;s=c1kslhDWwlvL5JLM8i6nD2RyoGMM_N6suQaEWEMMpdo&amp;e=">http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</a>).<br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 09, 2019
48: How To Make Them Beg For Your Product
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<strong>If you’ve created the perfect product your business should be an instant success, right? Not quite. A good gimmick is just as important. Here’s how to get Big Time attention for your business. <br></strong><br><strong>Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. <br></strong><br><strong>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=I0GQruHANBUsRsz9MO4CSOKwnUg32iI7_b_9UI7L-_4&amp;m=uyoEb-bsA0vSAMXeUdRQXK0AEATBTLw0JRnGs_zUU88&amp;s=M3GNfaZ-Jy2DXm7EJohXG8QD5fLAZGk0Q_XC4lUq4xQ&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).</strong><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Apr 02, 2019
47: How Straight D's Built My Business
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<strong>Think a lousy report card means you won’t make millions? Not so fast. Here’s how I turned my liabilities into assets and made a lot of money doing it. Plus, I answer some<br>of your great questions about business plans and measuring success. <br><br><br></strong><br><strong>Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on<br>iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. <br><br><br></strong><br><strong>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by OnDeck Business Loans (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=I0GQruHANBUsRsz9MO4CSOKwnUg32iI7_b_9UI7L-_4&amp;m=ab1N_j8BwG7wr-tbjg20xVaIY5neGm58bUtODhXNAWo&amp;s=ikNgvupIQCDAZZ1T9dtcLdR0taS3XH_bV8exNXcPUts&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).</strong><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 26, 2019
46: 5 Lessons I Learned As A Diner Waitress
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<strong>Want to know what you’ll need to succeed in business? Get a job as a waitress. Here are the top 5 lessons I learned at the Fort Lee Diner that helped me build my business. Plus, I’ll tell you how to get a start on that business you keep dreaming about.&nbsp; Guess what? I’ve got a brand new hotline where you can call in your questions and comments. It’s 1 888 BARBARA. Easy enough, right? You can also tweet your question @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by </strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=I0GQruHANBUsRsz9MO4CSOKwnUg32iI7_b_9UI7L-_4&amp;m=zQw7E9wkfvm9UeS9BBXbvZtivFQUWvhb_lnaeAij3Xw&amp;s=tSdzf4pDRfhBbu1y0_XwC-BOVbaBw85Mnp04Jt2jFX8&amp;e="><strong>On Deck Business Loans</strong></a><strong> (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=I0GQruHANBUsRsz9MO4CSOKwnUg32iI7_b_9UI7L-_4&amp;m=zQw7E9wkfvm9UeS9BBXbvZtivFQUWvhb_lnaeAij3Xw&amp;s=DXTdn9gHzRrSGkzMa3QUJXigIdzSLoQR0Sv5a9MYgUM&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).</strong><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 19, 2019
45: When To Burst Someone’s Bubble
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For every 10 businesses started, 9 fail. Here’s my argument for being honest when you doubt an idea will fly.&nbsp; Plus, I answer some of your questions about constructive criticism, staying focused, and how to balance your side gig with your kids. Got a question for me? I’ve got a brand new hotline so you can ask me! Call 888-BARBARA or ask me on Twitter and I’ll give it to you straight. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 12, 2019
44: How To Choose Great People
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<strong><br>Are you surrounding yourself with people who just don’t measure up? Here are three simple questions to ask before getting stuck with a clunker – in work and in life.<br></strong><br><strong>&nbsp;<br></strong><br><strong>Plus, I answer some important questions about start-ups going big with social media and how to face down naysayers and bullies.<br></strong><br><strong>&nbsp;<br></strong><br><strong>Guess what? I’ve got a brand new hotline where you can call in your questions and comments. It’s 1 888 BARBARA. Easy enough, right? Looking forward to hearing from you. You can also tweet your question @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br></strong><br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Mar 05, 2019
43: The Comeback That (Almost) Knocked Me Down
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Setbacks got you down? Here’s a wakeup call to get un-stuck. I’ve heard from a lot of folks lately who feel like things aren’t going their way, and believe me, I know just how rough that can be. So I’m laying out for you the best way to stage your OWN comeback and keep moving forward. Plus, I answer some more of your great voicemail questions about how to stay motivated while pursuing your dreams, the ABC’s of franchising and the best habits for a successful life. Guess what? I’ve got a brand new hotline where you can call in your questions and comments. It’s 1 888 BARBARA. Easy enough, right? Looking forward to hearing from you. You can also tweet your question @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=tGx0RcRTqt5KtOLvjuVbugsVlDFpRVmSSQOV7C7nR0k&amp;m=O3WX-yzx9rrATVrXGHOJWk40FbnBuAVk_Sa4Wsnjnmo&amp;s=pD_Fo-Yxq4u6uer9F7ymjB-TPvPicPJGdcCFDLJwvnE&amp;e=">On Deck Business Loans</a> (<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=tGx0RcRTqt5KtOLvjuVbugsVlDFpRVmSSQOV7C7nR0k&amp;m=O3WX-yzx9rrATVrXGHOJWk40FbnBuAVk_Sa4Wsnjnmo&amp;s=30o69atMdL8sc61gvKtQ4xWTO7aMQg5R1La-K5Wr9S4&amp;e=">http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</a>).<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 26, 2019
42: Behind the Scenes at “Shark Tank” With Mike Stephens, Our Secret Weapon
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<strong>We give you the down and dirty on “Shark Tank” as Mike, my young hunky business manager, spills the beans on what really goes on behind the scenes. Everything you wanted to know but didn’t know how to ask. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=tGx0RcRTqt5KtOLvjuVbugsVlDFpRVmSSQOV7C7nR0k&amp;m=SBxCPIzvd3Hw5h0qY9LgEbyBUB9K51zNKPiTW5FwzW0&amp;s=34-_bfcrU1_y9ukm3a_6qKRVLnhDWeDh0lrLhcN4GM0&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).</strong><br><br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 19, 2019
41: Why Poor Kids Have An Edge
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Growing up with 10 siblings in a two-bedroom apartment and not a lot of money to go around wasn’t easy, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. In fact, it’s core to my success! Listen in and I’ll tell show you how a humble beginning can lead to a lucrative career. Also, I dig in to some great listener questions, including advice for a realtor looking to make a big move and where I get my motivation to excel from. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 12, 2019
40: Congratulations, You’re Fired!
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<strong>I’ve had a lot of jobs, been fired from three – listen in and you can enjoy my tales of failure. Bottom line? Getting fired is rough – really rough -- but here’s how to turn a catastrophe into good fortune. Plus, I answer a listener question about how to play to your strengths in business. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br></strong><br><strong>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by </strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=tGx0RcRTqt5KtOLvjuVbugsVlDFpRVmSSQOV7C7nR0k&amp;m=bAWzdWrdCFAxNteLZEc0-KpMWJPMKjbxtQU4gYVFAgQ&amp;s=mwABemi3EyTf5FYHuwFR_1tVnFW--zijl__Xee6CO1s&amp;e="><strong>On Deck Business Loans</strong></a><strong> (</strong><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ondeck.com_barbara&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=GC0NZZhaEw6GOQSjMHI2g15k_drElRoPmOYiK2k0eZ8&amp;r=tGx0RcRTqt5KtOLvjuVbugsVlDFpRVmSSQOV7C7nR0k&amp;m=bAWzdWrdCFAxNteLZEc0-KpMWJPMKjbxtQU4gYVFAgQ&amp;s=54Db3FE_weN3HW9c-FdyzSRmWCznwLR8c3KDUstURN8&amp;e="><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).</strong><br><br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Feb 05, 2019
39: Are You Doing What You Want To Be Doing For The Rest Of Your Life?
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<strong>Not happy with your job? Sometimes you’ve got to hit the pause button. Make no mistake: some of the most successful people in the world found their success in their second or third careers. Listen in to hear what I’ve learned about making big changes in your life.<br></strong><br><strong>Plus, I answer a great question about how to find the perfect people for your start-up business – there are some great local resources right in front of your nose!<br></strong><br><strong>Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode!<br><br>Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br></strong><br><strong>This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by </strong><a href="http://ondeck.com/barbara"><strong>On Deck Business Loans</strong></a><strong> (</strong><a href="http://www.ondeck.com/barbara"><strong>http://www.ondeck.com/barbara</strong></a><strong>).<br></strong><br><br><br><br><br><br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jan 29, 2019
38: Inside “Shark Tank” With Mr. Wonderful
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At long last, I sit down with my friend and foil, Kevin O’Leary, known to many of you as “Mr. Wonderful.” We talk all things Shark Tank and answer all the questions you’ve always wanted to know but didn’t want to ask. We also dig deep into what made Mr. Wonderful the person he is, including why he really isn’t THAT wonderful. Just kidding, Kevin. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jan 22, 2019
37: It Takes Two To Tango: Why Partnerships Succeed
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New at business? You’re silly to do it alone when you can hire the absolute perfect partner to help you carry the ball and build a bigger success. Listen in and I’ll tell you how to do it. Plus, I answer more of your questions about why naivety can prove your best asset and how to decide what to pay your employees. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).   <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jan 15, 2019
36: Girls Rule In Business
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If you think that being a woman puts you at a disadvantage in business, think again! Listen in and I’ll tell you how I turned my gender into a killer advantage – and how you can, too. Plus, I go deep to answer your great questions about how to market a marijuana dispensary and how to start out in the real estate business. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).    <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jan 08, 2019
35: Don’t Make Your Landlord Rich
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If you’re starting a new business, you need to keep costs low – so renting is the way to go, right? I say no! I’ll tell you why you should scrape together the cash to buy your business headquarters from the get-go.  Also, I’ll answer some more of your great questions about how to get the press to pay attention to your little mom and pop shop and what to do about a toxic work environment. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).   <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 31, 2018
34: How Not To Spoil Your Kids
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I was one of 10 kids growing up in a two-bedroom apartment. Now that I’ve had some success, you probably think I’m raising my kids in the lap of luxury. Not so – in fact, learning to overcome struggle is one of the most important lessons any kid can get. Listen in and I’ll tell you on how I tried to raise productive, compassionate kids. And I think it’s working!  Also, I’ll answer some more of your great questions about whether your bad credit will doom your business, and how to find motivation in a company that’s lacking drive.  Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).   <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 24, 2018
33: “I’m Out” – How I Decide Which Businesses I Won’t Invest In
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I’m asked all the time what I look for in an entrepreneur on “Shark Tank,” and how I know if someone won’t be successful. The truth is I always know I’m out much faster than I know I’m in because I spot a few early warning signs that let me know I’ll soon lose my money. Listen in and I’ll tell you what those signs are. Also, I’ll answer some more of your great questions about how to get financing for your growing business, as well as what to do when management is doing all the complaining. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).   <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 18, 2018
32: Tame Your Emails!
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So you think the only way to convey enthusiasm in a business email is by sprinkling in a bunch of exclamation points? Not so fast. It’s time to tame your text – I’ll show you how, and why it’s important. Plus, listen to my answers to your pressing questions about patents, personal integrity and much more. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).    <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 11, 2018
31: Smartphone Rehab
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When you’re trying to make big business moves you have to be glued to your phone 24/7, right? Nope! Sounds like you need some smartphone rehab. Don’t worry, I’ll walk you through the steps to make yourself the boss, not your phone. Plus, I answer a core question from the UK about how to find the upside in failure. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).   <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Dec 04, 2018
30: Go Big Or Else
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You’ve built your business from the ground up, and it’s starting to hum along nicely. So the best path is to stay the course, right? Sorry! Listen in this week to understand why you MUST go big – staying small is a one-way road to regret. Don’t worry, I’ll give you the step-by-step on how to jump start your growth. Plus, I answer one of the most important questions I get asked: how do I know if my great idea is a business? Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Nov 27, 2018
29: Ladies, It's Time To Get Paid!
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Women, if you think you’re getting what you deserve, think again! As we celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day this November 19th, here’s my decisive formula to help you get what you truly deserve when it’s time to talk raise. You’ve earned it and it’s time to get what’s yours. Plus, don’t miss my answer to a listener who thinks she may be getting looked over due to her gender. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Nov 20, 2018
28: Opportunity Won't Knock
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Sure, patience is a virtue, but not always in business. Waiting around for opportunity to knock is a waste of time. Opportunity can hide in the worst situations — listen in and I’ll show you the way to find it. Plus, I answer more of your great questions about when your working style dictates it might be time to look for a new job, and how to get your groove back when you’re lost in the grind. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by On Deck Business Loans (http://www.ondeck.com/barbara).<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Nov 13, 2018
27: Fire Your Boss
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So you finally land your ideal gig and you’re going to be loving each and every workday, right? Not so fast. If you have a terrible boss, you’ll never be happy at work. Listen in and find out if it’s time for you to fire them – and how to do it. Plus, I answer more of your great questions about when – and if – to take outside investment, and how to supercharge your job interview skills by anticipating the most-asked questions. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Nov 06, 2018
26: Presentation Matters
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So you think it’s superficial to focus on what you’re wearing or how you carry yourself for a business meeting? Sorry! Though they might not admit it, most people make very quick decisions about people based on how they present themselves. But don’t panic -- listen in for five tips on how to put your best foot forward. Plus, I answer more of your great questions about how to proceed if you have a great idea for an improvement to an existing product or service, and how to get unstuck – the answer might surprise you. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Oct 30, 2018
25: Finally! Five Secrets To Pitch Perfect(ly)
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Your business idea is so good it’s going to sell itself! Right? Come on now, you know better. Here are the secrets to making the perfect pitch to get your hands on the cash – honed from years listening in the Shark Tank trenches. Plus, I go deep to answer an amazing voice mail question about how to start your side hustle. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Oct 23, 2018
24: Book Smarts Don't Cut It
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Saving up for that fancy degree before launching your business? Forget it! Here are the street smarts that get my most successful entrepreneurs to the finish line.  Plus, I answer more of your burning questions about wasting money on a patent, how to balance your optimism with reality and a surefire way to choose a successor. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Oct 16, 2018
23: Not a Cake Walk: My Interview With Kim Daisy
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If you think having a big night on “Shark Tank” is a guarantee of instant success, you don't know the real story!  Listen in as I chat with one of my favorite – and most successful – entrepreneurs, Kim Daisy of Daisy Cakes. Don’t let her Southern charm and fun backstory (her mom is her partner!) fool you – nine years in and she works her buns off! She’s had her share of big breaks and almost catastrophic setbacks, and you can hear all about it in this special episode. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Oct 09, 2018
22: Millennials: Quit That Job!
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You think you need to hang tight on your first job out of school to put some miles on your resume? Nope! I’m here to say, job hop away – and find the one that suits you! And, I answer more of your amazing voicemails about how to land a great interview and some secrets behind my “Shark Tank” success. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Oct 02, 2018
21: The Romance of a Good Negotiation
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Most people think negotiating is all about two parties reaching the right price – but that’s just a by-product, really. Listen in and I’ll give you my secrets on what to focus on to successfully negotiate on anything! And it has nothing to do with numbers. Also, I answer your voicemails and questions about what to do when external issues threaten your livelihood, how to find customers ready to spend money on your product and what’s the best investment to make today. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 25, 2018
20: From Intern To Rock Star
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If you think the secret to being a good intern is to smile, nod your head and be the perfect student, well, you’re wrong. Listen in and I’ll school you on the best way to show your summer boss you’re invaluable…and they MUST offer you a full-time gig. Plus, I answer your voicemails about how to conquer procrastination and why business plans truly are overrated. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 18, 2018
19: Naysay No More
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So you think a fancy psychiatrist is the best solution to a crippling bout of self-doubt? Nonsense! Pull up a chair and let Dr. Corcoran talk some sense into you. Plus I answer your voicemail messages about how to get un-stuck and what’s the absolute best investment a millennial can make. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 11, 2018
18: Firing For Success
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Everybody enjoys making a good hire, but no one enjoys firing someone. I’ll tell you how to do it in a way that benefits both parties and leaves your old employee smiling as they walk out the door. Plus I answer your voicemail messages and address issues like how to handle your inept supervisor, the steps creative thinkers should take when starting a business plan and how to get up and going with your new business. Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Sep 04, 2018
17: Don’t Quit Your Day Job – How 2 Cousins Built An Empire As A Side Gig
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You think you’ll have to dive in hook, line and sinker to start your new business? Nope! Many of my most successful entrepreneurs were just moonlighting until their business was humming enough to quit their jobs. Here’s how Cousins Maine Lobster Founders Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis did it. They have an incredible story and a lot of great insights to share with us – and volunteered to be guinea pigs for my first interview episode. Listen in!  Got a business question you want to ask me? Tweet it @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just address it in a future show! Also, let me know who you want me to interview next! Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 28, 2018
16: Tell Better Stories!
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You just closed that big deal sure to transform your business – so hire a shrewd PR company to toot your horn, right? No way, keep your money in your pocket! I’ll tell you how to create the story that people actually care about, so you can garner a ton of free publicity. Plus I’ll answer your voicemails about how to know if your new business idea is a good one, and how to quick-test your product in the real world. 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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 21, 2018
15: Play To Your Strengths - Hard!
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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. 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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 14, 2018
14: Get It Started The Right Way
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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. 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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Aug 07, 2018
13: Secrets Of Sales Superstars
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 31, 2018
12: Hire Like A Boss
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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! <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 24, 2018
11: How To Bounce Back
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 17, 2018
10: Stay Creative Or Die Trying
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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! <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 10, 2018
9: Your Path To The Perfect Mentor
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jul 03, 2018
8: Secrets Of A Happy Team
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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! <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jun 26, 2018
7: Stand Up To Be Heard!
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jun 19, 2018
6: Getting The Raise You Deserve
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jun 12, 2018
5: Why The Little Guy Always Beats The Big Guy
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
Jun 05, 2018
4: Sizing Up People
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
May 29, 2018
3: Perceive Your Success
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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!<br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
May 22, 2018
2: Top Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
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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! <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
May 15, 2018
1: How to Reinvent Yourself
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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! <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
May 08, 2018
Introducing Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran
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Be sure to follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. <br><br> Learn more about your ad-choices at <a href='https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers'>https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers</a>
May 01, 2018