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Welcome to the Back to Business podcast, as we help ambitious entrepreneurs and CEOs reclaim their time, recharge their team, and refocus their business.

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February 8, 2024

4 Ways I’ve Changed as a Business Owner in the Last 4 Years

No matter how skilled a leader you are, employee challenges will always be a part of the job. The nature of these challenges varies, and your leadership style plays a…
Man Wearing White Long-sleeved Shirt Holding Black Pen speaking to employeesJW Experience
January 18, 2024

Why You Will Always Have Employee Problems

No matter how skilled a leader you are, employee challenges will always be a part of the job. The nature of these challenges varies, and your leadership style plays a…
JW Experience
January 11, 2024

CEOs Set the Culture

By prioritizing communication, building trust through consistent actions, and embodying authenticity, business owners, CEOs, and senior leaders can pave the way for reduced employee turnover and increased employee productivity.
January 4, 2024 in JW Experience

Building a Business that Serves Your Life

In the realm of goal-setting for the upcoming year, whether you're fervently planning for 2024 or feeling a bit burnt out, there's a crucial perspective to consider. Enter Jada, armed…
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December 28, 2023 in JW Experience

Dear Business Owner, Stop Showing Up and Winging It

Winging it might seem like a badge of honor, a sign that you're adaptable and can handle anything that comes your way. However, this approach often leads to burnout, missed…
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December 14, 2023 in JW Experience

The Real Secret to Success

In the realm of goal-setting for the upcoming year, whether you're fervently planning for 2024 or feeling a bit burnt out, there's a crucial perspective to consider. Enter Jada, armed…
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December 7, 2023 in JW Experience

Business & Life Lessons from the Founder of NFL Thread

Cynthia's journey is a testament to the tenacity required to navigate the challenging landscape of the NFL. We delved into the tough decisions she faced and marveled at her quiet…
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November 30, 2023 in JW Experience

How to Give Self-Judgement a Reality Check 

Self-judgement, the silent enemy within, has the power to derail success and erode our self-worth.
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November 30, 2023 in JW Experience

Business Communities: Why You Should be a Member of the Grow Forward Community

The challenges of maintaining work-life balance, negotiating for promotions, and combating feelings of loneliness or isolation are all too familiar.
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November 16, 2023 in JW Experience

Getting Organized for 2024: How it Gives You a Competitive Advantage

As we approach the dawn of 2024, it's time to equip ourselves with the tools and mindset needed to stay ahead of the curve.
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November 16, 2023 in JW Experience

Growing Forward: Five Biggest Business Trends for 2024

To stay ahead of the curve, businesses must be ready to adapt and embrace the emerging trends that will define the year.
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November 14, 2023 in JW Experience

Delegating: Why You Suck at It and What to do About It

Are you struggling with delegating, and finding it challenging to let go without sacrificing quality? In our latest podcast episode, we're here to guide you through practical strategies and actionable…
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November 2, 2023 in JW Experience

True Calling: What Should You Be Doing?

Not everyone is inherently cut out to be an entrepreneur. However, it's crucial to understand that this doesn't automatically imply that being an employee is superior to being an entrepreneur.
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October 26, 2023 in JW Experience

Grow Forward Community Purpose & Member Benefits

Jada Willis, driven by a passionate mission, has taken a significant step forward by launching the eagerly anticipated waitlist for the Grow Forward Community.
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October 19, 2023 in JW Experience

Don’t Fight the Fret

The holiday season, a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness, is just around the corner. It's a time to create cherished memories, exchange gifts, and revel in the company of…
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October 12, 2023 in JW Experience

5 Relationship-Driven Sales Secrets that Anyone Can Implement

We will be unveiling 5 sales secrets to elevate your business to the coveted 7-figure mark. Once you are intentional about time, energy, and priorities, freedom will come.
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October 5, 2023 in JW Experience

3 Surprising Business Priorities for the Last 3 Months of the Year

Here are three surprising business priorities to fuel growth. Through purposeful planning, strategic thinking, and decisive action, you can make these months a testament to your dedication. Once your are…
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September 28, 2023 in JW Experience

Dear Business Owner, Stop Showing Up and Winging It

Whether it’s because you have no clue what to do or feel like you can muscle through it, stop winging your weeks. You started your business because you wanted freedom…
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September 22, 2023 in JW Experience

The Confident You Speaker Panel with Amanda Gilchrist, Dr. Stephanie M. Kirkland, & Merritt McNeely

Welcome to the exclusive backstage look of The Confident You Beach Retreat—an extraordinary event dedicated to self-discovery, goal-setting, and uncovering your true purpose. We invite you to join us for…
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September 8, 2023 in JW Experience

Why We Should Be Disagreeing More at Work

This could possibly be my most unpopular episode yet, but it needs to be said. Disagreeing has so many positive benefits. If you want healthier relationships, to build trust, to…
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August 31, 2023 in JW Experience

The 5 Real Reasons Your Employees Are Quitting

The HR expert is back! Jada hits you hard with the truth about employee turnover and what you can do to stop it. The good news? It’s all within your…
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August 25, 2023 in JW Experience

Maayan Gordon’s Journey to Billions of Followers & Views

Every entrepreneur dreams of millions, even billions of followers. Meet Maayan, a visionary who's turned this dream into reality across diverse industries. She isn't just building companies; she's crafting empires…
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August 17, 2023 in JW Experience

How CEO’s Push Past Fear with Merritt McNeely

Fear is a natural part of any journey, especially for those steering the helm of companies and organizations. But how do successful CEOs navigate this fear? How do they transform…
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August 11, 2023 in JW Experience

B2B BONUS EPISODE: One Things Entrepreneurs Don’t Share With You

In this one-on-one with Jada, we get honest about what an entrepreneur's journey looks like. But heads up, the path is not always linear. An entrepreneur's journey consists of many…
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August 9, 2023 in JW Experience

Cutting the Mind Drama Framework with Jennifer Watson

Jennifer Watson explains how the cutting the mind drama framework changed her life professionally and personally. She will be guiding participants through this model in the upcoming The Confident You…
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August 8, 2023 in JW Experience

5 Ways to Justify a Personal Retreat

I really wanted to call this blog article, “5 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Retreat.” But, I guess you could list 100 reasons why you need the retreat. Unfortunately,…
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August 3, 2023 in JW Experience

Staying on Trend is the Best Trend with James Strawder

The Jada Willis Experience has officially rebranded to the B2B: Back to Business podcast as of NOW! We are so excited to move forward with this brand, we have some…
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July 27, 2023 in JW Experience

Identity Centered Leadership with Dr. Stephanie M. Kirkland

Guess What! We added a featured speaker to The Confident You Beach Retreat in September! Participants will be able to develop their unique identity pitch (kinda like a business pitch).
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July 21, 2023 in JW Experience

Finding Focus in the Midst of Chaos

Remember, everything you want is on the other side of hard. It's like embarking on an exciting adventure where you get to overcome challenges and grow as a person! Embrace…
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July 13, 2023 in JW Experience

Small Businesses Deserve to Grow Too with Nora Dinuzzo

Ever heard of BPE? That's Big Pitch Energy! This week, I sit down with Nora Dinuzzo, the founder and president of Pitcher whose passion and goal is to help small…
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June 30, 2023 in JW Experience

Say What You Need to Say: A Voice Note From Jada

I don’t know why this is the episode before our 4th of July holiday. Holiday or not, it’s time to say what you need to say. Do not let anything…
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June 22, 2023 in JW Experience

Things You SHOULD NOT do as an Exhibitor at a Conference

Whether you're a seasoned exhibitor or new to the conference scene, this video is packed with valuable insights to help you make the most of your exhibition experience!
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June 16, 2023 in JW Experience

My Conversation with One of the Top 50 Most Dynamic Women in Charlotte, NC

I had the opportunity to talk shop with one of the 50 most dynamic women in Charlotte, NC! Meaningful Change Expert, Leslie Ellis, has mastered helping businesses adapt, restructure, and…
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June 8, 2023 in JW Experience

The Most Entrepreneurial Dude I’ve Ever Met Owns Wicked BOLD

This was a raw discussion about a true entrepreneurial journey. Deric Cahill, Founder of @wickedbold5897 is all about taking action to make things happen. He openly admits he has no…
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June 1, 2023 in JW Experience

What Will They Say on Your Last Day?

This is not at all what I had planned, but that’s the beauty of life. As I am grateful for each breath, I am recording this “call to action” episode.…
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May 25, 2023 in JW Experience

Leadership Lessons from the Former President of Jimmy John’s

I hardly make such a broad statement but every leader in every industry should listen to this episode. John Matthews shares at least 3 leadership lessons that you need to…
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May 12, 2023 in JW Experience

The Jennifer Watson Experience???

This is OFFICIALLY a JWE takeover! The same JWE, just a different JW. Jennifer stole the mic from Jada to tell you all a little more about why you should…
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May 9, 2023 in JW Experience

Will Leaders Rise to the Challenge?

Are we tired of just talking about the leadership crisis, or are we going to do something about it? On May 15th, 2023, we open registration for the Rising Leaders…
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May 5, 2023 in JW Experience

How to Make Progress While Feeling Overwhelmed

You are going to feel overwhelmed at times, it’s what you do about it that matters. Don’t lose momentum, don’t fall off track, and don’t continue to spiral. In this…
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April 27, 2023 in JW Experience

What Keeps the CEO of a $100 Million Company Up at Night?

Tyler Robertson, CEO of Diesel Laptops, joins The Jada Willis Experience to tell his story and speak about leadership and growth in today's ever changing world.
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April 26, 2023 in JW Experience

It’s Time to Focus on the Leadership Crisis

A survey done by Gartner in 2019 revealed that 50% of organizational leaders felt they weren't well-equipped to lead their organizations into the future, and this was pre-pandemic. Throw in…
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April 18, 2023 in JW Experience

Succession Planning with Heart

JI had the pleasure of telling Laurie Nichols that her badass edges were showing in this in-depth leadership discussion. Our conversation went from tips and tricks for succession planning to…
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April 11, 2023 in JW Experience

You’re One Decision Away From Greatness

Joining us for today's episode is Miquel Colet, CEO of Vibia! Miquel has over 20 years of CEO/Decision-Maker experience and is here to share his story and discuss how to make…
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April 4, 2023 in JW Experience

Every New Leader Needs to RAZ

If I had to pick one thing that I know will change your leadership game, it’s going to be the RAZ model. Jennifer Watson is a VP of HR that is a…
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March 30, 2023 in JW Experience

Getting More Clients Without Being Salesy

Ignore Jada fangirling and really listen to the gold that Stacey Brown Randall shares about putting processes in place to grow your business through referrals. She is the Head Referral…
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March 28, 2023 in JW Experience

Permission to Pivot

Life is all about the pivot. We have to do it in so many small ways daily and then struggle when we need to make a bigger decision. I hate…
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March 23, 2023 in JW Experience

Stop Gaslighting Yourself, with Amanda Gilchrist

A supercharged discussion with Counselor and Entrepreneur, Amanda Gilchrist! Jada and Amanda share so many nuggets of truth about preventing leadership burnout, what to do when you hit that wall,…
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March 23, 2023 in JW Experience

The Underdog Vs. The Climb

Who am I and what am I doing here?! You may have heard parts of my story, you may have even been a part of it; but today I answer…
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March 23, 2023 in JW Experience

Introducing, The Jada Willis Experience

Hi! I’m Jada Willis and I am on a mission to support, transform, and inspire CEOs and entrepreneurs. I am dedicating my life’s work to running side-by-side with high-achieving underdogs.…
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