In Process: Conversations about Business in the 21st Century

In Process is a podcast show hosted by Evelyn Ashley and John Monahon of Trusted Counsel (Ashley), LLC. The program was developed to educate listeners through conversation on the many topics that are helpful in the daily operation of their businesses. Featuring guest experts from around the world, each episode is formatted like a living room conversation--one that might leave you with new ideas, tools, or techniques to help your business grow and succeed today. New episodes are published monthly. If you are willing to share your expertise with our business podcast listeners, email for more information on being on the show.

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August, 22, 2019
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? (Part I of VI)
The Right Investment Banker is Key
Vijay Rawat, GrowthPoint Technology Partners

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July 26, 2019
Legal Landmines Savvy Entrepreneurs Can Dodge
Trusted Counsel

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June 20, 2019
Hobby Apps Can Lead to For Profit Enterprises
Marty Schultz, CEO & Founder, Blindfold Games

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May 10, 2019
California Here We Come! Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act
Michael Jones, Attorney, Trusted Counsel

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March 22, 2019
The Nuts and Bolts of Selling your Business: Due Diligence
Dan Bradbary, Managing Partner, PMI Advisors

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February 7, 2019
Pithy Conversations with CEOs
Erik Bush, CEO of Demand Driven Technologies

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January 11, 2019
Your Guide to Speed Up Innovation and Dump the Junk
Susan Reed, Strategist and CEO of EdgeDweller

December 11, 2018
Shark Fight! How I Survived, and My Product Thrived, After Shark Tank (The Christmas Tree Hugger)
With Ryan Kenny, Inventor

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November 1, 2018
Growth Through Acquisition (ServiceCentral Technologies, Inc.)
With Steve Teel, President and CEO

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October 18, 2018
Growth Through Acquisition
With Jack Berlin, CEO of Accusoft

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October 4, 2018
How I Did It
With Tom Wardell, Of Counsel; Trusted Counsel
(Former CEO)

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September 20, 2018
Pithy Conversations with CEOs
With Susan Grossinger, RAINLIGHT

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September 6, 2018
Pithy Conversations with CEOs
With Liz Harvey, Island Windjammers

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August 23, 2018
GDPR Update: Your Questions Answered About GDPR and Data Privacy

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August 9, 2018
Pithy Conversations with CEOs
With Moira Vetter, Modo Modo

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July 26, 2018
Building Resilient Brands for Harsh Business Environments
Jonathan David Lewis, Partner at McKee Wallwork + Co.

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July 12, 2018
Get Your Team into "Flow" and Increase Revenues & Success
Judith Glick-Smith, PhD. Founder and CEO of MentorFactor, Inc.

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June 28, 2018
Why Certify as a Woman Owned Business?
Roz Lewis, President of The Greater Women's Business Network
Deb Mackins, Board member of GWBC and Georgia Power
representative to GWBC.

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June 14, 2018
Building Unbeatable Organizational Culture
Craig Handley, Co-Founder of ListenTrust

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May 31, 2018
The Value of Sales Coaching
Christie Walters, Sales and Business Strategist iCore Strategy

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May 17, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part Six:
Doug Tatum, Chairman of Newport Board Group


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May 3, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part Five:
Jonathan, Fitzgerald, VP Wealth and Fiduciary Planning
Southeast United States

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April 19, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part Four:
Tapping the Broad Universe for Buyers
George Shea and Manan Shah, Partners with FOCUS Investment Banking

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April 5, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part Three:
How to Boost Brand Reputation Ahead of the Sale
Peter Baron, Founder and Principal of Carabiner Communications

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March 22, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part Two:
Don't Wait! Get Your Legal House in Order Now
Allen Bradley and Tom Wardell, Trusted Counsel

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March 8, 2018
Is Your Business Ready to Sell? Part, One:
Preparation: The Key to Securing the Best Value for Your Company
Aprio (CPA Firm) 

February 22, 2018
Angel and Venture Capital Investing, Part Three:
Top Mistakes Companies Should Avoid When Pitching for Capital
Brad Feld, Co-Founder of The Foundry Group

February 8, 2018
Angel and Venture Capital Investing, Part Two:
Increasing Capital for Women-Managed Businesses to Launch Them to Success
Bernie Dixon, Founder and CEO of Launchpad2x

January 25, 2018
Angel and Venture Capital Investing, Part One:
The Term Sheet

Mike Siavage, Of Counsel, Trusted Counsel

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January 11, 2018
How's it Looking? The U.S. Economic Outlook for 2018
Luke Tilley, Chief Economist of Wilmington Trust

December 28, 2017
Telling vs. Selling: The Art of Self-Promotion
Debbie Stone, Executive Coach & Keynote Speaker

December 14, 2017
AI in Business: New Decision-Makers on the Rise
Dan O'Hara, Former Senior VP of Digital Workplace,

November 30, 2017
Children Who Mean Business: Developing Next-Gen

Monica Lage, Executive Director of Break Into Business
Professor Richard Linowes,  American University

November 16, 2017
Atlanta and Southeast Getting More "At Bats" for
VC Investments

Mike Buffington, CEO of BIP Capital

November 7, 2017
Diffuse Stress, Increase Energy and Focus At Work: Mindfulness Meditation
Angela and Dennis Buttimer, Co-Founders of Atlanta
Center for Mindfulness and Well-Being


October 19, 2017
Don't Struggle with your Bottom Line: More Effectively Reach
Better Profit Goals

Dorriah Rogers, PHD. CEO of Paradyne Consulting and author.

October 5, 2017
Investment's New ROI: Empowering Entrepreneurship for
Social Change

Rohit Malhotra, Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Civic Innovation (Atlanta, GA) 

September 21, 2017
Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion as Business Drivers
Jeffrey Tobias Halter, Gender Strategist and Author
Sharon Orlopp, Retired Global Chief Diversity Officer
  and Senior Vice President, Walmart

September 7, 2017
How I did It: Building and Selling a First Business
Darrell Mays, Atlanta Tech Executive

August 24, 2017
Need a Responsible and Committed Workforce?
Hire a Refugee. Here's How and Why You Should.

Mayor Ted Terry, Clarkston Ga.
Chris Chancey, Amplio Recruiting

August 10, 2017
When to Talk; When to Text
Elaine Rosenblum, Founder of ProForm U
Jodi Fleisig, Senior VP of Media Strategy, Porter Novelli

July 27, 2017
Finding Your Bearings in the Brand Wilderness
Jonathan David Lewis, Branding Strategist of McKee Wallwork + Co.

July 13, 2017
Speed up Innovation Success. Dump the Junk.
Susan Reed, Strategist and CEO of EdgeDweller

June 29, 2017
What Makes a Great Leader?
Dr. Hans Finzel, Author, CEO, Consultant

June 15, 2017
Are You Still Guilty of Committing Random Acts of Marketing?
Art Saxby and Beth Vanstory, Executives of Chief Outsiders

June 1, 2017
Don't Be Blue; Make Your Happiness
Chris Butsch, speaker, meditation instructor, happiness expert, and author.

May 18, 2017
Managing Your Business: Keeping Cool When Everything is Hot
Rhett Power, author and co-founder of an award-winning startup toy company.

May 4, 2017
Are We Getting Closer to Shattering The Glass Ceiling?
Robbin Jorgensen, Founder and CEO of Women Igniting Change

April 21, 2017
Maintaining Your ‘A GAME’ Through Stress and Workload Challenges
Bonnie St. John, Leadership Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Olympic Medalist and Best-Selling Author

April 6, 2017
Why Foreign Business Owners Still Love the United States
Yelena Epova, Partner-In-Charge of International Services at Aprio; and Karen Weinstock, Managing Attorney at Weinstock Immigration Lawyers

March 23, 2017
Do You Have a Strategic and Tactical Plan for Your Largest Customer Accounts?
Mark Donnolo, Managing Partner, SalesGlobe

March 9, 2017
Growth Dilemmas: Don’t Be a Victim of No Man’s Land
Doug Tatum, Chairman of the Board, Newport Board Group

February 23, 2017
Data Security Part 3: Don’t Click, Don’t Open!
Trey James, Co-founder & CEO, Xcentric

November 3, 2016
Are You Guilty of Committing Random Acts of Marketing?
Art Saxby & Beth VanStory, Chief Outsiders

October 12, 2016
Timing is Everything: When is the Right Time to Sell Your Business?
George Shea and Manan Shah, Focus Investment Bank

October 6, 2016
Making an Exit? Don't Go Without a Clean Legal House
Allen Bradley, Trusted Counsel (Ashley), LLC

Septemer 22, 2016
Estate Planning & Your Business: Preparing for the Future
Donna Barwick, Wilmington Trust

May 5, 2016
In the Exit Game, Don't Bench the Promoters!
Peter Baron, Carabiner Communications

April 21, 2016
Thinking Outside the Shoebox: What Buyers Look For in a Company's Financials
Zack Leder, Raygan Evans and David Kloess, Bennett Thrasher

March 24, 2016
Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto—Wait, you’re the boss?!
Dan O'Hara, Avanade