Business Advice and Career Development

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 32 Adapting Your Mindset on Hiring

Adapting Your Mindset on Hiring

By William Manzanares | February 1, 2023

There are a lot of fears in the hiring process. Will a person perform in the long run? Are they who they say they are in the interview process? There is a lot of trust that is involved in hiring a team. When you need to hire someone, you have a need that needs to…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 31 How to know if a Side Hustle is For You

How to Know if a Side Hustle is for You

By William Manzanares | January 25, 2023

Any time there is a conversation with entrepreneurs it brings on a lot of reflection around experimenting within a side hustle.  It answered some of the unknowns of Airbnb while also getting Cassie and I to dig deeper into what we define as a side hustle and how to know if a side hustle is…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 30 Positive Experiences Sell

Positive Experiences Sell

By William Manzanares | January 18, 2023

There is a lot of potential for success with Airbnb. The most important thing to remeber is that positive experiences sell. Focus on creating a positive experience for your guests. Using knowledge about customer service gives you the opportunity to make more revenue than with traditional single-family rentals. Daniel Rusteen is a former Airbnb employee…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 29 Let Your Business Tell Your Story with Sierra Hartman

Let Your Business Tell Your Story

By William Manzanares | January 11, 2023

Too often people come up with ideas not realizing the entrepreneur opportunity it brings.  Sierra Hartman is the editor-in-chief of Grit City Magazine, despite initially giving the idea of the publication to Will. Through his photography and writing he saw that there were many stories to tell within Tacoma, Washington. After encouragement to take the…

Will Talks Biz Episode 28 How to Hire Great Talent with Tim Dyck

How to Hire Great Talent

By William Manzanares | January 4, 2023

Kicking off the new year by having a conversation with Tim Dyck, owner of Best Culture Solutions, about how to hire great talent. Tim helps organizations have a great workplace culture. No person should go through their career without feeling fulfillment in what they do. That is why Tim works with employers on recruitment services…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 27 What Business Owners Should Do More of in 2023

What Business Owners Should Do More of in 2023

By William Manzanares | December 28, 2022

As we close out 2022 we are taking time to reflect on business in 2022 and what business owners should do more of in 2023. Key Takeaways: {3:06} Business owners need to prioritize internal culture and people development more. {5:57} There are people that have experience yet are lacking interview experience. Due to the labor…

Will Talks Biz podcast Episode 26 Jeff Barnes and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt

Jeff Barnes and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt

By William Manzanares | December 14, 2022

This week we continue our conversation with Jeff Barnes and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt. This book explores lessons from Epcot at Walt Disney World, which was Walt Disney’s final dream before he passed. Walt did not like sequels. After the success of Disneyland countries around the world kept calling wanting their own version. However,…

Will Talks Biz Episode 25 Jeff Barnes and the Wisdom of Walt

Jeff Barnes and the Wisdom of Walt

By William Manzanares | December 7, 2022

It’s not hard to remember your first visit to Disneyland. My first reaction in the parking lot was, “what? That’s it? I thought it would be huge!” Yet I had a wonderful time making memories that have stuck with me ever since then. Today’s guest is someone that hated his first trip to Disneyland. However,…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 24 Will Talks to Business 101

Will Talks to Business 101

By William Manzanares | November 30, 2022

I was recently invited to speak to a Business 101 class at the college I attended years ago. It was a great opportunity to answer their questions and share some of the lessons I have had throughout my experience in business. Key Takeaways: {3:07} Prior to going I looked over their course outline so I…

Will Talks Biz Podcast Episode 23 Capturing Your Story for a Book with Jody Maberry

Capturing Your Story for a Book

By William Manzanares | November 23, 2022

Capturing your story for a book can be an incredible challenge. When I wrote my book it brought up a lot of emotion and many nights wondering if I should even do it. However, I stay focused on the end goal of helping someone who struggles with reading. It’s a roller coaster of emotion that…