Angel Radcliffe has been sharing her financial, investment, business, fintech, and entrepreneurial experience with thousands of business owners and students for over two decades. She’s the author of two books on entrepreneurship and finance, and an informative blog. In fact, she even offers one-on-one coaching with entrepreneurs of all skills levels. Additionally, even with all the amazing initiatives above, she’s able to make time to host the Milestones Motivation & Money podcast. It’s a motivational podcast for invention makers focusing on entrepreneurship, business, and financial literacy. In each episode, Angel’s goal is to empower and motivate consumers and small businesses alike. Certainly, we saw this as an opportunity to help aspiring entrepreneurs build their confidence in themselves. And ultimately, to grow and scale their product hardware businesses.
Milestones Motivation & Money | Modern Tools To Scale Your Business with Kevin Mako
Angel Radcliffe, the incredible host of this motivational podcast, holds an MBA and served eight years on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit as Finance Chair. She’s also held various leadership roles within non-profit organizations leading diversity and inclusion/enrichment initiatives. In addition, Angel is a recipient of the National Financial Educators Award and has been featured in various media outlets including Hello Beautiful and the Huffington Post.
As you listen to this episode of the motivational podcast for invention makers, you’ll quickly learn that Angel has this exceptional talent for breaking down complex business topics. She also offers an interesting financial angle for aspiring entrepreneurs. Whether it’s through sales, crowdfunding, or investors when you get the money, do you really know what to do with it? Indeed, Angel stresses how important it is for business owners to know to manage their money. At the beginning of the show, Kevin shares his story about how he started MAKO from the ground up and how he managed his finances to transform MAKO into the leading product development firm for startups today. As you continue through the episode you’ll learn about how scaling works.
In Angel’s motivational podcast, invention makers will learn about:
- How Kevin learned about entrepreneurship through experimentation.
- Using your time strategically to position yourself for success.
- Defining scale for startups and businesses.
- Best practices for scaling a business organically vs. with funding.
- The importance of utilizing processes, cloud-based software, and understanding emerging technologies before you scale.
- Massive organizational, project management, and prioritization tips.
- How to manage customer relationships.
Click here to listen to the full episode of Angel’s motivational podcast!
About: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, small manufacturers, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry's leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Click HERE to learn more about MAKO Design + Invent!