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Authentic Business Adventures Podcast

How do you get over the fear of starting a business based on relationships?

Rachel Rasmussen of Rescue Desk Virtual Assistants chats with us about the struggles, fears and challenges that starting a business can bring on. Rachel is celebrating 10 years in business and that brings out all new challenges, such as how to slow the business addiction that entrepreneurship can bring.

 

How do you build an entertainment business?

Ryan Martin of Ryan Martin Magic joins us to discuss the drive necessary to pickup the phone and make some sales. These aren’t just any sales, these are calls selling magic shows to other businesses. The entertainment industry can be a tough market. How do you get people to see the value real talent can bring?

 

How do you start a food-cart and catering business?

Christine Ameigh of Slide Food Cart, Slide Potato Chips, and Beyond Catering tells us how to start a dream business and manufacture handmade potato chips.  She then tells us how to get real work done in a small, hot box surrounded by hungry customers.

 

How do you grow an ever-changing office supply business?

Gary Molz from EZ Office Products chats with us about the difference between east coast and midwest work ethics, decision making and starting an office supply business from scratch.  New business, new town, new challenges.

 

How do you start a locksmith business?

Jake Matteson, owner of Locks and Unlocks stops by to chat about the adventures of bringing your entire business with you to each customer, adding employees and growing a business.  We even tip-toe around marketing with religion.

 

How do you do well in an interview?

Karen Tucker from InterviewOne discusses confidence in interviews and the drive needed to start a business.  Spoiler Alert: Confidence is key.  Listen in for hints of irony that may make you laugh out loud.

 

How do you start a roofing, siding and window business?

Dan Dolbeau from Panther Exteriors stops by and talks about the fun and struggles of starting an exterior construction business.  Topics we touch on include finding great employees and subcontractors as well as keeping above the shady characters that plague some industries.  What a fun show!

 

How do you make money in real estate?

Chris Hake from Madison House Buyers chats with us about learning how to make money in real estate by doing some house flipping, collecting rental property and learning from a few mistakes along the way.

 

How do you break into a new market?

Maria Kovach from Simply Stated Interiors visited me to discuss the challenges she has uncovered from starting her interior design business.  Maria is driven, confident and full of energy.  Listen as Maria tells you how to start a interior design business.

 

How do you grow a carpet cleaning business?

Brad Zaugg from Zerorez Carpet Cleaning in Madison, Wisconsin talks about the joys of building a service business.  We chat about employees, expensive equipment, pleasing customers and what strategies have worked the best to grow a local carpet cleaning business.

 

How to be a successful woman in business?

Erin Ogden chats with us about starting her law firm, having a business partner and we delve into the challenegs that women face in an ever-changing professional world.  For that matter, we discuss the challenges men and women face as they interact with each other in a professional manner that walks the line between cold and rigid and kind and helpful without delving into being creepy.

 

How to run a successful accounting business?

How do you start an accounting business?  It can be tough to create a business from scratch that keeps you pinned to your desk for three to four months a year.  Brandon Donkersgood from Legacy Tax and Financial has made a name for himself as not only a successful accountant, but also a smart, caring and outgoing one.  Accountants across the world can learn a lot from him.

 

How do you grow a business?

Briana Frank from Tree Health Management knows a bit about growth.  She has become a national treasure in the arborist business world and chats with us today about starting her business.  She delves into the fun and challenges of having employees, competition and the dirty secret that not everybody with a truck and a chainsaw knows what they are doing with your trees.

 

How do you start a massage therapy business?

The big questions around starting a massage therapy business become; do I start a franchise, where do I get funding, can I make money at this and will I enjoy this business.  Jenny Knight from the Madison Hand & Stone Massage discusses all of these topics with us as well as working with your spouse as a business partner and how you shut it all off so you can be a family together in the evening.

 

How do you choose a business? How do you make great decisions?

Susan Bulgrin of Culver’s in Madison as well as the Echo Tap discusses what secrets she uses to make her decisions in business.  Susan started out as a nurse and decided to go off on her own.  She never intended to start a restaurant and now she owns quite a few of them.  Susan also discusses the culture of a business along with the pride that you as a bold entrepreneur should take in your businesses.

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