Competitive Edge Live
“Business owners don’t plan to fail, they just fail to plan”

“Business owners don’t plan to fail, they just fail to plan”

September 11, 2019

On this episode we interview Dr. Candace Brown-Evans owner of "Fresh by CanDDS" a dental office in Cedar Hill, Texas.

We discuss how she was able to grow her practice relatively quickly and create raving fans who enthusiastically tells their friends and family about her and her team.

You will enjoy this episode if you want to start a business or want to take your business to the next level.

Enjoy!

“How to get the best from your team”

“How to get the best from your team”

August 26, 2019

If you have ever been to any Chick Fila then, we are pretty sure you have wondered how they seem to consistently deliver quality food, quickly, and with a smile.  

Today we get a chance to speak with the owner of Chick Fila Cedar Hill Joseph Morris to discuss their "secret sauce" for getting the best from their team.  

We learned a ton and believe you will too!

“Becoming a public servant, not a politician”

“Becoming a public servant, not a politician”

August 8, 2019

Today we had the chance to sit down with the new Mayor of Cedar Hill, Mayor Stephen Mason.  

We discussed:

  • Growing up in Cedar Hill
  • Why he decided to run for office
  • His vision for Cedar Hill
  • What Cedar Hill has coming down the pipeline and more...

You will really enjoy this episode if you live, work, or play in Cedar Hill (or surrounding cities).  

“How to market your business using events”

“How to market your business using events”

July 22, 2019

On this episode Adriana Huizar and Phillip Washington, Jr. interview Latasha Cummings owner of Tea N Tee Party Rentals.  

If you ever thought about using events to grow your business or thank your customers, this episode will absolutely be valuable to you!

Enjoy!

From Troops to Scoops Franchise Ownership (Part 1)

From Troops to Scoops Franchise Ownership (Part 1)

July 10, 2019

Dave is a local business owner and leadership developer with a diverse background in defense, business, and education. Joining the military shortly after the terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001, Dave led troops over four combat tours and participated in efforts in 20 countries. His service and actions have been recognized in numerous ways including twice with Bronze Star Medals. Dave is a graduate of the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY, the US Army Ranger School, the JFK Special Warfare School, and the Special Forces Detachment Leader Course. Among other assignments, Dave commanded a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha or "A-Team" within 5th Special Forces Group. After making people 'not smile' for so long in the military, Dave transitioned to business and opened A-Team Food Services, LLC with his wife Samantha in 2015 and Menchie's Hillside Village in 2016. Menchie's simple mission statement is "We make you smile." In education, Dave taught for five semesters at Baylor University and continues to actively study and teach leadership. Mentored by John C. Maxwell, Dave regularly trains leaders on "fielding, building, leading, optimizing, and serving their best players or "A-Teams." Locally, Dave remains a 'quiet professional' and serves on the Board of Directors of the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce. Dave resides with his wife and three daughters in Cedar Hill just a few minutes from where his family lived decades ago.

“What’s a business coach?”

“What’s a business coach?”

May 28, 2019
  • What does a business coach do?
  • How do I know if I need one?
  • How do I know which one to pick?
  • What do I need to do to grow my business more?
These are a few questions Phillip Washington, Jr. and Steve Hendon (CEO of Practice to Business) answer on the latest Competitive Edge podcast episode.
 
If you are interested in increasing your business revenue, this episode might be valuable to you.  
“The ABCs of business relationship building”

“The ABCs of business relationship building”

May 22, 2019

Podcast guest, Vernon Folks, local Financial Advisor.

“In business, you evolve or you go out of business…”

“In business, you evolve or you go out of business…”

May 14, 2019

David Darty is the founder of Starchies Garment care in Cedar Hill Tx.

 

He’s a Cedar Hill High School 2000 graduate and served in  U.S. Navy from 2000-2005.

 

He opened the doors of Starchies in 2010.  

 

“Owning my own business is always interesting but serving our clients in the same town I came from gives me a deep sense of satisfaction.  When I was a kid, Pleasant Run was a Two lane road and now it’s a four-lane road and Starchies Garment Care is on it!” -David Darty

 

 

 

“How to sell your goods and services on the internet”

“How to sell your goods and services on the internet”

March 12, 2019

Today Philip Washington Jr. talks about the world of Digital Marketing.