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Meet Tim Bennett and John Nash, co-hosts of The Focus Group, their weekly broadcast that invites you to share in a friendship spanning 30 plus years, while serving up the savvy side of nine to five. Together Tim and John bring to life the show’s motto of Listen, Laugh and Learn with entertaining banter and unique voices.


The Pittsburgh Potty and job search mistakes to avoid in 2018

Tim and John learn about the “Pittsburgh Potty,” discover a delivery service called GoPuff, and celebrate the Business Birthday of the man who invented the cardboard egg carton. Shop Talk covers the mistakes not to make on the job search in 2018, and do you have a personal brand?


The Focus Group bids Out In The Vineyard’s Mark Vogler a bon voyage to Antarctica!

01.10.18 | This week Tim and John look at new marketing programs from McDonald’s and Ikea. Roy Disney is our Business Birthday and Shop Talk explores business buzzwords that make you sound stupid. Mark Vogler, from Out In The Vineyard, updates us on what’s in store for this summer’s events. GayTravel.com has Awarded Gay Wine Weekend the Best Event of the Summer and we agree. Mark introduces us to The Velvet Mafia and how LGBT networking finally got him selected for an eight week Antarctica program with the National Science Foundation.

What 5 questions should you ask yourself to determine whether it’s time for a new job?

01.03.18 | Tim and John kick off 2018 with two important articles related to career and LGBT advancement. But first, maybe the Whitehouse is a dump, and Apple’s retail mis-step in Chicago caught the eye of the Focus Group.

Tim and John talk with best-selling author Kelly McDonald about the business trends of 2018

12.27.17 | Best selling author of How to Work With and Lead People Not Like You Kelly McDonald joins The Focus Group to talk about the year that was, and the trends in business for 2018. As one of the country’s top speakers, Kelly offers a unique perspective on the postitive changes organizations are making in the work place.