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The Currency: [044] The Mystery of State and Local Taxes with Dave Venisky

CPA and tax expert, Dave Venisky clarifies the mystery of state and local taxes, the bane of businesses coast to coast. Dave is a longtime partner of the accounting firm EFPR Group and has helped a multitude of clients navigate the increasingly complex landscape of state and local taxes. Check out this episode to learn how you can avoid falling afoul of the state and local taxing authorities that are potentially laying claim to your revenues.

You can learn more about his firm by visiting the EFPR Group website.


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The Currency: [040] Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition with Len Caric

The Currency: [040] Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition with Len Caric

Len Caric is the president and CEO of Uncle Charley’s Sausage Co., as well as an adjunct professor at the Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business. I sat down with Len at his Vandergrift, PA facilities this week and had a great conversation. Listen in as Len shares:

  • his entrepreneurial journey
  • how he acquired Uncle Charley’s Sausage
  • his advice for what not to do on the first day
  • how he’s handled owning a heritage brand
  • and entrepreneurship through acquisition
  • It’s a great conversation full of excellent content. This episode is packed with great advice, interesting experiences, and entertaining anecdotes—make sure to check it out!

    Please visit Uncle Charley’s Sausage Company website to learn more about Len’s company and their excellent product.

    Also, during the conversation we talk about Len’s success in updating the company’s brand and packaging. Here’s an example of the old and new labels:

    comparison of Uncle Charley's Sausage labels, old and new

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    The Currency: [039] On Reading Books

    The Currency: [039] On Reading Books

    In 2019 I committed to reading 12 books—one per month. Listen in to discover what I learned.

    Here’s my 2019 reading list with (Amazon Affiliate) links:

    1. This is Marketing – Seth Godin
    2. The Virtue of Nationalism – Yoram Hazony
    3. The Hero With a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell
    4. Bigger Than This – Fabian Geyrhalter
    5. Ready, Fire, Aim – Michael Masterson
    6. Hooked – Nir Eyal
    7. The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structures for Writers – Christopher Vogler
    8. Writing White Papers – Michael Stelzner
    9. Radical Focus – Christina Wodtke
    10. The Lords of Strategy – Walter Kiechel
    11. The Advantage – Patrick Lencioni
    12. Range – David Epstein

    Also, I mentioned that “How To Read a Book” by Adler and Van Doren. You can get a copy on Amazon.

    Lastly, I said I use Ryan Holiday’s note card system for capturing important ideas from my reading. You can learn about it here by reading Ryan’s article on his system and how it works.


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