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Make A Seat

Erica DiAngelo

Welcome to the Make a Seat podcast! I’m your host, Erica DiAngelo, founder of DiAngelo Law, a trademark and business law firm where we help entrepreneurs and innovators protect the pursuit of their passions. In this podcast, I’ll be sharing business tips sprinkled with legal nuggets and chatting with successful business owners sharing the tools you need to make a seat at the table you always wanted to sit at.

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Episode 15 | It’s Not Just About the Tactical Business Skills | Dulcee Loehn
Nov 12 2020
Episode 15 | It’s Not Just About the Tactical Business Skills | Dulcee Loehn
Change your attitude, change your life.  Dulcee Loehn is a Certified FocalPoint Business Coach and the owner of Focal Point Business Performance of Tampa Bay, Inc. Dulcee partners with her clients, and together they improve all areas of the business, maximizing revenue, profitability, and return on investment. Erica and Dulcee discuss pivoting after a layoff, tactical ways to improve your business, and how to unlock the power of your mind to improve yourself and those around you. Tune in this week on the Make a Seat podcast!
Episode 15 | It’s Not Just About the Tactical Business Skills | Dulcee Loehn
Nov 12 2020
Episode 15 | It’s Not Just About the Tactical Business Skills | Dulcee Loehn
Change your attitude, change your life.  Dulcee Loehn is a Certified FocalPoint Business Coach and the owner of Focal Point Business Performance of Tampa Bay, Inc. Dulcee partners with her clients, and together they improve all areas of the business, maximizing revenue, profitability, and return on investment. Erica and Dulcee discuss pivoting after a layoff, tactical ways to improve your business, and how to unlock the power of your mind to improve yourself and those around you. Tune in this week on the Make a Seat podcast!
Episode 14 | Expand Your Brand | Erica Castner
Oct 29 2020
Episode 14 | Expand Your Brand | Erica Castner
Brand owners: Are you ready to increase your influence to be more productive and purposeful in your work? This week’s Make a Seat podcast guest is Erica Castner. She is the founder of Castner Consulting & Coaching, where she provides branding and marketing strategies through her programs like the “Expand Your Brand Bootcamp” and “Expand Your Sales Accelerator”.In this episode, Erica discusses developing your personal brand, finding true purpose in your work, and taking it up a notch when expanding your circle of influence.
Episode 13 | Building Your Way to Success, from Digging Ditches to Million Dollar Deals | Bill Reiman
Oct 22 2020
Episode 13 | Building Your Way to Success, from Digging Ditches to Million Dollar Deals | Bill Reiman
This week’s guest knows a thing or two about the value of sweat equity. Meet Bill Reiman. He’s the President and Broker Associate of Reiman Properties Inc. and the Vice President of R.K. Reiman Constructions, Inc. This year alone, Bill has sold 15 million in real estate as a part-time broker and over 10 million in luxury home builds! Bill also shares his wisdom in real estate and construction on his own podcast, The Real Build. On this episode of Make a Seat, Erica and Bill discuss the value of grunt work, putting yourself first when it comes to personal growth, the importance of your network, and shifting your mindset to take you to the next level in your career and happiness.
Episode 12 | Leveraging Community to Build a 7-figure Brand | Sarah Benken
Oct 15 2020
Episode 12 | Leveraging Community to Build a 7-figure Brand | Sarah Benken
No one takes life by the bootstraps quite like our guest this week on the Make a Seat podcast. Meet Sarah Benken! She’s the Founder and CEO of The KNOW Women, a company dedicated to the advancement of high-achieving businesswomen by cultivating relationships and providing community support.In the episode, Erica and Sarah discuss decision making with a mission, scaling a 7-figure business, the importance of cultivating the right relationships, and so much more. It’s one you don’t want to miss!
Episode 11 | Starting Scrappy & Remaining Authentic in Business | Danielle Buchen
Oct 8 2020
Episode 11 | Starting Scrappy & Remaining Authentic in Business | Danielle Buchen
This week we talk starting scrappy, cultivating relationships and being authentic to generate success with Danielle Buchen, Owner of Danielle Marie Business Solutions on the Make a Seat podcast. Enjoy! Be sure to rate and review! ⭐️
Episode 10 | How to Choose a Legally Strong Brand Name | Erica DiAngelo
Oct 1 2020
Episode 10 | How to Choose a Legally Strong Brand Name | Erica DiAngelo
Have you ever heard the quote by Jeff Bezos, “Your brand is what other people say about you when you're not in the room.” On this week’s episode of the Make a Seat podcast, Erica covers all things naming and trademarks. From the legal considerations when selecting your brand name, trademarking sub-brands, to the importance of reputation and goodwill. Enjoy!
Episode 9 | Using Metrics as a Key to Success | Shayne Neuwirth
Sep 24 2020
Episode 9 | Using Metrics as a Key to Success | Shayne Neuwirth
Tax wizard, entrepreneur, mother of 2, and Peloton rider are a few of the many characteristics of our podcast guest this week. Meet this week’s Make a Seat guest, Shayne Neuwirth. She’s the Principal of Shayne R. Neuwirth CPA, PLLC, a woman-owned and operated CPA firm in Scottsdale, Arizona. Erica and Shayne discuss tracking metrics for optimal performance, building a team that furthers your goals, and balancing parenting as a business owner.
Episode 8 | Don't Get Scammed By SEO Companies! | Erica DiAngelo
Sep 17 2020
Episode 8 | Don't Get Scammed By SEO Companies! | Erica DiAngelo
Contracts shouldn't be intimidating! They are a great way to set clear expectations between two parties. On this week’s episode of the Make a Seat podcast, Erica covers the ins and outs of what you should be looking for when signing an agreement with a Marketing Agency or SEO company to avoid getting scammed.
Episode 7 | Leadership is a Sacrifice, Not a Glorification | Cesar Hernandez
Sep 10 2020
Episode 7 | Leadership is a Sacrifice, Not a Glorification | Cesar Hernandez
On this week’s episode of the Make a Seat podcast, we sit down with Cesar Hernandez, founder of OmniPublic public affairs firm to discuss majorly valuable leadership & business strategies including: Leadership principles as old as King SolomonGoing from homelessness to successful executiveProven strategies to get in front of major players like Tesla, Bird, HyperloopGoing all in on your passion& more! Enjoy!
Episode 6 | Grace, Grief, and the Choice to Move Through | Emily Bingham
Sep 3 2020
Episode 6 | Grace, Grief, and the Choice to Move Through | Emily Bingham
Meet this week’s Make a Seat podcast guest, Emily Bingham! She’s a fitness professional, mother of two, and widow as of March 2019, when her husband passed away from Uveal Melanoma (a rare cancer that affects approximately 2000 people annually). As Emily started to rebuild her life as a single-mom and head-of-household, she found herself overwhelmed by grief and paralyzed by the reality of her new normal. In December 2019, she founded moveTHRU helping adults who've experienced the loss of someone special in their lives cope with grief through exercise. In the episode, Erica and Emily discuss grief, both as the grieving person and dealing with grief of others in business.
Episode 5 | Part Two: Work Smarter, Not Harder | Brooks Lopez
Aug 27 2020
Episode 5 | Part Two: Work Smarter, Not Harder | Brooks Lopez
This week on the Make a Seat podcast we have part two of our two-part series with guest Brooks Lopez! In the episode, Erica and Brooks dive deeper into actionable steps on how to execute working smarter, the notion that we must always remain “busy”, and how to set expectations as a business owner.
Episode 4 | Part 1:  Work Smarter, Not Harder | Brooks Lopez
Aug 20 2020
Episode 4 | Part 1: Work Smarter, Not Harder | Brooks Lopez
Welcome to the Make a Seat podcast hosted by Erica DiAngelo! Today on the podcast we have a two-part special with guest Brooks Lopez! Brooks Lopez is a Process Reengineer for a large defense contractor. Brooks has mastered the side-hustle, hosting trivia nights at multiple bars, providing organizational and soft skills consulting, test prep tutoring, and running a podcast with his mad scientist partner, called Cocktails and Calamity.  In the first episode, Erica and Brooks discuss the notion of working smarter, not harder; and leveraging utility to achieve more.
Episode 3 | Find Your Community | Gina Moccio
Aug 12 2020
Episode 3 | Find Your Community | Gina Moccio
Today on the podcast we have Gina Moccio, Founder of Babe Crafted! Like most entrepreneurs, countless past lives led Gina to where she is today. She’s the founder and leader behind Babe Crafted. Babe Crafted is a business development club that helps women entrepreneurs build relationships with fellow women entrepreneurs, and gives women a platform to promote their business. In our episode, we discuss the important steps to starting a business (physically and emotionally) and her fun past before Babe Crafted.
Episode 2 | Finding Your Inner Purpose | Emily Ghosh Harris
Aug 12 2020
Episode 2 | Finding Your Inner Purpose | Emily Ghosh Harris
Today on the podcast we have Emily Ghosh Harris, Founder of Soul Media and the Soul Women's Collective. Soul Media is a media company that helps women entrepreneurs and conscious companies make global impact. Soul Women’s Collective is a global community created to help provide authentic connection as well as tools, resources and in-person and virtual events to help women on a spiritual path. In our episode, we discuss the process of transitioning out of the corporate structure and how to get in tune with your inner purpose!
Episode 1 | Keep the Faith and Opportunity Will Come | Whitney Holtzman
Aug 10 2020
Episode 1 | Keep the Faith and Opportunity Will Come | Whitney Holtzman
Welcome to the Make a Seat podcast hosted by Erica DiAngelo!  Today we have guest Whitney Holtzman. Whitney Holtzman is a passionate go-getter, who is the founder and CEO of Social Victories, a social media and marketing consulting company for the leaders in the sports world. She currently has clients across pro sports, including many NFL players and professional sports leagues. She’s a certified NFL marketing agent and has worked with players on the Bucs, as well as attended the Super Bowl with a number of her athletes. In our episode, we discuss Whitney’s journey of breaking the glass ceiling in the sports industry, her new book You Are the First You, and how her experience working at VaynerMedia under Gary Vaynerchuk shaped her into the entrepreneur she is today.