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Learn how to become a smarter child care leader by listening to the Child Care Genius Podcast. Podcast hosts Brian and Carol Duprey have over 25 years of experience in opening and operating 10 child care centers in central Maine. They are both Certified Child Care Coaches, Best-Selling Authors, and have helped thousands of child care owners, directors, and teachers grow their child care businesses. Formerly the Child Care Millionaire Podcast, the Child Care Genius Podcast interviews the brig ...
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Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the demands of marketing your child care business? Would you like expert guidance and support to elevate your marketing efforts and boost enrollment? If so, you're in for a treat! Welcome to Episode 88 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where Carol, and I sit down with the dynamic Sindye Alexander, our COO at Child …
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Have you ever dreamed of a working vacation that feels more like a tropical retreat? Would you like to revolutionize your child care business while sipping cocktails by the pool? Join Carol and I, on Episode 87 of the Child Care Genius podcast, as we unveil the exciting details of our upcoming 2024 Leverage Conference in Jamaica. As we eagerly anti…
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Are you curious about taking the leap of faith from running an in-home child care business to a full-fledged center? Well, you're in luck! In today's Episode 86 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, we sit down with Alecia and Darron Jones, esteemed coaching clients and the dynamic duo behind a thriving child care enterprise in Kansas City, Missouri. L…
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Have you ever wondered how it’s possible to balance family life while running a multi-center child care business? Then you’ll definitely want to join Carol and I on Episode 85 of the Child Care Genius Podcast as we sit down with Rigoberto and Carmen Leal, the dedicated couple behind three successful child care centers in Miami. Listen in as we chat…
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Have you ever found yourself at a crossroads in life, wondering if you're on the right path? In Episode 84 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, join us for a captivating discussion as we sit down with remarkable child care owners Faith and Brian Yocum from upstate New York, exploring their journey of perseverance, reinvention, and the pursuit of a dre…
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Are you considering expanding your child care business but don't know where to begin? Well, buckle up because on episode 83 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, we've got a powerhouse guest who's been there, done that, and built a thriving empire in the child care industry. Join Carol and I as we sit down with Dr. Tamara Jefferson, a multi-site owner …
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Is making a profit taboo in your child care business? Tune in as we unveil the essential rules for profitability in the child care industry. Listen as we explore practical tips to boost your child care business's bottom line and set it up for long-term success. Welcome to Episode 82 of the Child Care Genius Podcast!! Carol and I are proud to say it…
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a thriving child care business that stands the test of time? Then be sure to listen to Episode 81 of the Child Care Genius podcast, as we wrap out Black History Month with Frederick and Michelle Wright, a powerhouse couple who have been in the child care business for almost 30 years and are two of our e…
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Welcome to Episode 80 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Carol and I are thrilled to bring you another inspiring episode. This month, in honor of Black History Month, we're shining a spotlight on extraordinary African American child care owners who are making waves in the industry. And today, we have a real treat for you as we introduce Jeff and Tin…
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Get ready to immerse yourself in another compelling episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast! In episode 79, Carol and I are honored to continue our Black History Month edition by featuring Cleveland and Monica Howard, the visionary minds behind the Sunshine Schools of North Carolina. Throughout February, we're shining a spotlight on four African A…
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Episode 78 of the Child Care Genius podcast is here, and I'm flying solo for this special Black History Month edition. Throughout February we're highlighting four African American owners that have made history in their markets and are doing incredible things. Today, join me as we sit down with the dynamic duo, William and Vaudrien Ray, owners of Ru…
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Welcome to a transformative episode of the Child Care Genius podcast! In this edition, Sindye Alexander steps in for Brian and Carol, who are currently living their best genius life in their “Southern office” in the Caribbean. They work hard to play harder, exemplifying what Child Care Genius is all about—having processes and a leadership team in p…
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Welcome to episode 76 of the Child Care Genius podcast, hosted by yours truly, Sindye Alexander. Today, I have the pleasure of steering the ship while Brian and Carol are living their best genius life on a Caribbean break. Joining me is the wonderful Elissa Woodle, a dedicated child care business owner and one of our esteemed CCGU coaches. Together…
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Welcome to Episode 75 of the Child Care Genius podcast! In today's discussion, we're thrilled to have Christine McNally, a seasoned child care veteran and multi-center owner from Reno, Nevada, sharing her journey. Ever wondered about transitioning from an in-home daycare provider to a multi-site owner and what it takes? Christine's got the insights…
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We welcome you to episode 74 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we're diving into a brand-new year and its unique challenges. Today, we're joined by Lisa Giancarli, a seasoned child care business owner from central New Jersey and CCGU Professor, offering a fascinating glimpse into her journey within the industry. In this episode, Carol and I f…
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Happy New Year! Welcome to Episode 73 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where Carol and I, are diving headfirst into the boundless opportunities of 2024. This time of year is special for us as we take the time to write down our resolutions and sketch out our business goals for the year ahead. In today's episode, amidst the exhilarating start to the…
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Welcome to episode 72 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! On the podcast today, Carol and I are thrilled to have Michael Braswell as our guest. Michael is a child care center owner in the San Antonio, Texas area. Now, Michael's not just any guest; he's recently landed a fantastic role at Child Care Genius University as the VP of Business Development …
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Welcome to episode 71 of the Child Care Genius podcast! I’m flying solo today. It's almost the end of 2023, which is a perfect time to review how things went with your business this year. In the podcast, I’m diving into an essential topic for child care business owners – the end-of-year wrap-up. I encourage you to reflect on your 2023 journey – the…
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Have you ever entertained the idea of working with a family member in your child care business but are uncertain how it would work out? Join us today for episode 70 of the Child Care Genius podcast! We've got a dynamic duo on the show—Andrea Wortman and Kate Fifield. They are a mother-daughter team but they make sure to keep their relationship stri…
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Welcome to the Child Care Genius podcast episode 69! As we approach the end of 2023, it's the perfect time to dive into the world of taxes with Darren Hall, our trusted CPA and tax expert. Get ready for an insightful session that may have you rethinking your tax strategies for 2024. Darren brings his wealth of wisdom to the table, offering clever a…
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Welcome to episode 68 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We're excited to share some fantastic news! Tickets for the upcoming Child Care Genius Live Conference in Las Vegas from April 14th-16th, 2024 are now available at a special Black Friday rate. But hurry, this offer won't last long—visit childcaregenius.com for more details! This month, our pod…
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Have you ever been curious about launching a franchised child care center and how it differs from creating a business from scratch? If so, you’ll definitely want to tune in to today's podcast! We're thrilled to introduce you to Michael Smith, the owner of Kids R Kids Prairie Hills in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As part of our men in child care month…
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Welcome to the Child Care Genius Podcast 66, where this month we are spotlighting men in the child care industry. In this episode, we had the pleasure of chatting with Jagadeesh Putchala, the owner of Children's Lighthouse of Chantilly, located in scenic Loudoun County, Virginia. Tune in as Jagadeesh shares his journey into the child care business,…
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Welcome to episode 65 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! This month we are spotlighting men in child care. Today, we're thrilled to introduce Darren Jones, a remarkable child care owner with a unique perspective. Darren's venture in the child care business is not only inspiring but also groundbreaking, as he navigates the field as a male owner, defy…
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Welcome to episode 64 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We're thrilled to be back on the podcast together, especially since Carol and I have something incredibly exciting to share! Picture this: the sun-kissed vibes of Las Vegas, a group of passionate child care professionals, and an event that's set to change the game in our industry. In this epis…
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Hello, Child Care Genius community! Join me on Episode 63 of the Child Care Genius podcast; coming to you with a topic that's near and dear to my heart – time management and delegation. Today, I’m flying solo while Carol is out of town. In this episode, we’ll dive into the intricate world of time management, a struggle faced by child care owners an…
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Welcome to Episode 62 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! I’m flying solo today as Carol takes a break. In this episode, I take a deep dive into the future, sharing my 2024 predictions on the economic landscape for child care businesses. As professional child care owners, it's crucial to stay ahead of the curve, and I'm here to provide insights and s…
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Welcome to episode 61 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! While Brian is away this week, Carol has stepped in to keep the inspiration flowing, all while surprising Brian with this episode. Our guest on the podcast today is the dynamically talented Sindye Alexander of Child Care Genius University. Tune in as Sindye and Carol chat about the recent CCG …
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Welcome to episode 60! Carol and I just returned from our Leverage Conference in Jamaica, relaxed, sporting tans, and more eager than ever to work with our clients. Now, for those of you tuning in, you might not be aware of this, but our conferences are a bit different—no sales pitches, no endless product promotions. But today, well, today is a bit…
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Welcome to episode 59 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Our guest, Angie Phay, is a remarkable entrepreneur who found herself in the child care field quite unexpectedly. Angie’s story is a testament to the twists and turns life can take, and it's a must-listen for anyone in the child care industry. Despite never intending to work with children due …
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Welcome to episode 58 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we've got a surprise guest host! CCGU Professor Kym Pomares, joins coach Brian Duprey in beautiful central Maine where they discuss Kym's incredible 30 year journey of starting and running a preschool to selling it after three decades. Kym shares how she navigated and overcame several fi…
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Welcome to episode 57 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Today we are chatting with Lena Perez, a child care business owner based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. We’ve had the pleasure of coaching Lena throughout her latest child care endeavors and could not be prouder of her success. Lena's unique story revolves around being a remote owner with c…
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Welcome to the latest episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we dive into all things child care business-related. In this exciting episode, we're joined by Jason Russell, a former Secret Service agent turned child care security expert. Jason shares his journey from his law enforcement career to founding Secure Education Consultants (SEC), …
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Join our hosts, Brian and Carol Duprey, for an enlightening conversation with the remarkable Meg Birgun on Episode 55 of the Child Care Genius Podcast. Meg and her husband Mesut are the proud owners of Ecole 360 located in the Chicago area. In this podcast Meg shares a wellspring of inspiration and practical insights. From the unique name of their …
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We’re thrilled to release Episode 54 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where Brian and Sindye are back for part two of an enlightening discussion that will leave you brimming with excitement and ready to implement fresh ideas. What better way to start than diving into their signature coaching program, Child Care Genius University? It's all about ar…
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Welcome to Episode 53 of our podcast series! Get ready for an engaging and insightful two-part series where we dive into some exciting topics that'll be a game-changer for your child care business. With special guest Sindye Alexander, this episode promises to be a blessing to you and your childcare venture. In this first part, we take a trip down m…
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Step into Episode 52 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we dive into a captivating conversation with a remarkable guest, Gillian Jobs! Hailing from the charming land of Alberta, Canada, Gillian is the savvy owner of a pair of successful schools. Now, Alberta might be north of Montana, but that's no barrier to Gillian's spirited discussion abou…
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Welcome to the Child Care Genius podcast, the world's number one community for brilliant child care leaders! In this episode, we've got a special treat for all you child care business owners out there. Join us as we chat with April Bender, an incredible owner from Fremont, Nebraska, who's been doing this for 17 years! April's story is awe-inspiring…
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Welcome to episode 50 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Get ready to be inspired as we have an amazing guest lined up for you. We're delighted to introduce you to Amy Fish, a remarkable child care business owner with four schools in the Dallas, Texas area. Amy's journey began with one school that quickly grew to four. Her program is Christian-based…
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At Child Care Genius, we are committed to propelling child care businesses towards unparalleled success. A crucial part of this mission is equipping owners with the knowledge to avoid common mistakes. In this captivating episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast, hosts Brian and Carol Duprey—seasoned business partners—reflect on their extensive expe…
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Welcome to the Child Care Genius podcast, where we dive deep into the world of child care and explore the secrets of success. How important do you think branding is to your business? Whether you're just starting your business or have been in it for a decade, this is branding advice you don’t want to miss! In this episode, we are chatting with Neel …
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Welcome to part two of our conversation with Prerna Richards, founder of “Together We Grow.” In this episode, Prerna discusses techniques for child care owners to deal with staff problem behaviors. Prerna emphasizes the importance of recognizing and addressing the emotional needs of staff members and the impact it can have on a child care business.…
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Are your staff members expressing concerns about feeling overwhelmed when dealing with difficult child behavior-related situations? Today on the Child Care Genius podcast we are exploring mindful strategies and techniques for dealing with child behavior issues in the classroom. In this episode, we have a special guest, Prerna Richards, who is an ex…
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Do you have a retirement plan? Have you considered investing in real estate? In episode 45 of the Child Care Genius podcast, Brian and Carol delve into the topic of real estate as an investment strategy for child care buildings and other properties. They highlight the importance of planning for retirement and generating income for the long run. Ini…
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Today on the Child Care Genius podcast, we are joined by Lynn Wenger from 1Place Childcare. Coming from a background in systems and processes, Lynn shares how beneficial digitization of early childhood businesses can be. On this podcast we will explore how digitization of some of the key components in your child care center can help streamline your…
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Have you ever thought about starting a child care center with a family member? Then you’ll definitely want to tune in to the Child Care Genius podcast today! In this episode we are sitting down with the mother-son team, Julie and Chasen Thomas, who recently opened the Stanley School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a family-run child care center with a u…
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Today we are joined by our favorite insurance agent, Blake Sanders of Aleaf Insurance, a specialist in child care insurance, as he shares valuable insights and recommendations to ensure your child care business has the right coverage. In this episode, Blake highlights often overlooked areas in child care business insurance policies. He emphasizes t…
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On the podcast today we welcome Mayosha Mendis, the owner of the Transformational Education Adventure Center (TEA Center for short), a unique child care center located in McLean, Virginia. Mayosha shares her journey of transitioning from an environmental scientist to a child care business owner. She explains how her desire to provide the best educa…
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Do you love to travel but are afraid to take time away from your child care business? Tune in today to hear Ernesta Battle's amazing story of empowering her team in order to pursue her passion for adventure. Ernesta is a child care owner based in Washington, DC who recently branched out and opened her own travel agency called KNB Travel. Ernesta sh…
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If you're a child care owner looking to optimize your operations and save money, then you're in the right place! Coach Brian Duprey is here to share some money saving tips that can make a real difference to your bottom line. Brian is excited to share some valuable tax and money saving strategies that he has learned from working closely with his CPA…
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