Local business personalities on their successes, strengths, and perseverance in the marketplace to empower, inform and encourage the 80% of American micro to small businesses that tend to be family owned of 9 employees or less. Shows cover topics on business coaching, networking, health and fitness, criminal justice, cyber security, money, and veteran spotlights.
United States
127 episodes
since Oct. 17, 2017


Meet Jan Murfield, President of Greater Dallas Junior Achievement, talking about this valuable youth program with Seated2Serve Host Jeff Bickerstaff. Founded 65 years ago, Junior Achievement has always been focused on work careers and entrepreneurs. Today the mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy is still core, teaching age appropriate hands-on financial literacy and business concepts as early as first grade. This is a HUGE undertaking, and one that has captured Jan's heart. Business owners need to know they will serve 55,000 students between Tyler and Dallas this year, and JA needs the support of the local business sector to do it well. In order to break the cycle of poverty, students need to understand what careers can do for them. Jan shares that recruiting volunteers this year couldn't be more important. Listen in to learn what it looks like to volunteer on any level. Without you, they'll only have enough volunteers to serve half! Go to JADallas.org to get involved right away. With such a large area to cover, you're sure to find a location that gives you the opportunity to work for an hour a week, to a full day at JA Biztown. Connect with JA on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.Seated2Serve is sponsored by:The Trade Group (800) 343-2005Bacon Roofing (972) 772-1999Jeanie Marten Real Estate (972) 414-0719Confection Perfection by Melissa, (972) 333-5189Bickerstaff Insurance and Financial Services, (972) 771-4992Jeff Bickerstaff has worked with the city councils of Richardson, Murphy, Forney, and Garland, and currently holds place 6 in Sachse, Texas. Jeff knows firsthand the importance of small family business relationships and how communities work. To be a guest or advertise on Seated2Serve, call 972-771-4992.Seated2Serve is produced by OffBeat Business Media for the OBBM Network and affiliates, and is available at OffBeatBusiness.com. Listen to Seated2Serve each Tuesday at 7 AM and 7 PM on 24/7 OBBM Radio, or subscribe to the OBBM Network Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Google Play Music. Download the Offbeat Business app for iOS and Android to get it all in the palm of your hand, and get OBBM Network TV programs on Roku and Fire TV! Call 214-714-0495 to learn more. Contact 972-771-4992 for guest and sponsor information today.For TV, podcast, and radio business media production, programming, and promotional information, contact OffBeat Business Media at 214-714-0495.Support the show
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