Dell Podference: Kick Off Small Business Week With These New Podcasts

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Conferences can be costly: to organize, to attend and to execute.

The Dell Podference is here to help.

Now more than ever, small business owners need the sense of community that a conference can offer without the logistical headaches of travel and expenses.

To provide founders with the opportunity to hear unique perspectives, the Dell Podference offers insight from premium podcast talent.

With the Podference, Dell, a trusted advisor of small businesses, is sharing lessons and strategies to help owners navigate the business landscape.

The Podference takes place May 1 - 31. Visit for more information.

Dell is kicking off Small Business Week on Monday with a fresh batch of episodes. Learn about the May 4 releases below.

Jill on Money

Jill Schlesinger interviews the head of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as they walk through the loan program and provide real solutions to small business owners who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Side Hustle School

New York Times-bestselling author, Chris Guillebeau writes and speaks on the art of non-conformity, especially related to unconventional strategies for life, work, and travel. In this episode of "Side Hustle School," Guillebeau shares tips and advice for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side.

Ear Biscuits

Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, the dynamic duo known for their online viral videos, comedy songs, scripted and non-scripted formats, offer small business advice ranging from hiring to firing, management challenges and solutions, and secrets to success.

McLaughlin and Neal discuss their evolution from gainfully employed engineers to entertainers, before digging deep into their journey and growth. They recount experiences like building a team of 80 motivated creatives, transitioning from a converted garage to 20,000 sq. ft. of studio space, and how they’ve managed consistent growth while maintaining friendships.


On this special episode of “RISE,” New York Times best-selling author Rachel Hollis lays out steps to be an agile leader, sharing advice on areas that all entrepreneurs aspire to, including how to pivot, fearlessly change course, manage stress and lead teams in times of change.

What Really Happened?

Award-winning filmmaker, TV producer and writer Andrew Jenks shares the story of how he founded a successful kids film festival. He also speaks with Nasser Jaber, a dedicated chef and entrepreneur who went from having a restaurant that went out of business to founding The Migrant Kitchen, a series of pop-up restaurants with over 20 trailer locations in New York City that partnered with DoorDash to bring meals to healthcare workers in the wake of COVID-19.

The Small Business Podference is brought to you by Dell. For more information, visit