Small Talk Webinars + Podcasts

Small Talk Webinars are aimed at supporting local business owners and executives with their tactical and strategic decisions.

Episode 12: Digital Marketing: Strengthening Your Online Presence in the Age of COVID-19
Featuring Stacy Ranieri and Rich Degen
Episode 11: Mind Your Business: Mental Health in the Workplace
Featuring Rodney Battles and Bob Zaccheo
Episode 10: Better Business Bureau: Start with Trust
Featuring Rod Davis and Joe Catrambone
Episode 9: Martin County Business Renewal Grants and Tourism Promotions
Featuring George Stokus and Nerissa Okiye
Episode 8: Upskilling Your Team During and Post COVID 19
Featuring Beth Gaskin and Marcelo Dossantos
Episode 7: PPP Loan Forgiveness: New Guidelines and Next Steps
Featuring Denny Hudson, Seacoast Bank and Greg Nuttal, CPA, HBK CPA Consultants
Episode 6: Something in the Air?: Pathogens and Safety
Featuring Brian Carney and Stephanie Miele of International Training
Episode 5: Working Together While Working Apart . . .
The New Normal of Leadership and Team Behaviors

Featuring Katherine Culhane, Associate Director SBDC at IRSC; MS in Organizational Learning and Leadership, SHRM SCP; DISC Certified
Episode 4: Adapting and Transforming Your Business: Tools to Use
May 13, 2020 Small Talk with Tom Kindred, Florida SBDC @ IRSC
Episode 3: The Grand Reopening (and how to do it right)
May 6, 2020 Small Talk with Shelby Dotson and Candace Lopes

Key Documents Referenced in the May 6, 2020 Small Talk with Shelby Dotson, Florida Retail Federation and Candace Lopes, Serenity Skin Spa

Episode 2: What Employers Need to Know During COVID-19
April 29, 2020 Small Talk featuring David Miklas

Key Documents Referenced in the April 29, 2020 Small Talk with David Miklas.

FFCRA poster in English

The DOL has put together a EPSL fact sheet for employers

The DOL has issued an FFCRA Q & A

The CDC has many good resources for Martin County employers: One example is a list of COVID-19 symptoms, and voluntary posters to educate employees.

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws

Technical Assistance Questions and Answers – Updated on April 23, 2020

EEOC’s Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Episode 1: How to Maximize Your Loan Funds
April 22, 2020 Small Talk featuring Tim Kinane, Principal, Executive Coach and Facilitator

From barriers to reopening, to big questions about immunity and liability, to ways employers can incorporate innovative approaches to safety into the workplace, the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s program series Path Forward will foster dialogue on helping America prepare to restart the economy and get millions of people back to work. Led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark, Path Forward will air twice-weekly on Mondays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. EST (beginning April 13) to explore the complex issues that must be considered as part of a responsible reopening strategy. To learn more and to register, visit here.

Recorded webinars from SCORE –

The Small Business Development Center @ Indian River State College has added a Podcast channel to help local businesses through these ever-changing times. Listen to Tom Kindred and his team at Small Biz Florida.

TAPED WEBINAR:  What Employers Need to Know About the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act & The Emergency Paid Leave Act. Here’s a March 24, 2020 webinar from BenefitMall explaining the impact.

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