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A La Crate Rentals – Ep 140

A La Crate Rentals – Ep 140

Sarah Mullins – A La Crate Rentals The in-person celebration world has changed a bit in the last few months.  Actually, it pretty much dried up.  That has not stopped Sarah Mullins, the founder of A La Crate Rentals from adapting, improvising and improving her boutique event rental company. Sarah’s business essentially stocks, curates and ...
Senior Move Specialists – Ep139

Senior Move Specialists – Ep139

Marianne Gariti – Moving Forward Senior Move Managers Imagine that your mom or dad are ill.  They are pretty old and have lived a good life, but is is time for them to go into an assisted living facility.  They have a house full of memories and stuff that needs to be cleaned, prepared and ...
How to Thrive Despite Challenges – Ep138

How to Thrive Despite Challenges – Ep138

Nathanael Zurbruegg – Live Life to the Fullest We take so many things for granted.  This is especially true with our health.  We have arms, legs, lungs and a heart that keep doing their jobs day in and day out with nary a thank you or nod of apperception from us.  We typically only miss ...
How to Have a Backbone In Business – Ep137

How to Have a Backbone In Business – Ep137

Susan A Marshall – The Backbone Institute We have all come across people that just seem to need to learn how to stand up for themselves and for others.  Sometimes, we may even come across that way.  What is the answer?  How do you become more confident in a professional setting without becoming arrogant? We, ...
What Happens When the You Close a Business?  Ep136

What Happens When the You Close a Business? Ep136

Nate Warnke – Rockhound Brewing Company Nothing lasts forever, right?   Businesses, like everything else, each will eventually go away, only to be replaced by something new.  Maybe it is over the course of weeks or maybe even decades.  In the case of Rockhound Brewing Company, a local restaurant and brewery, the statistics are leaning hard ...
How to Start and Grow a Machining Business – Ep135

How to Start and Grow a Machining Business – Ep135

Keith Dickinson – Dickinson Manufacturing Solutions There is a special type of magic that comes with working with your hands.  Something that cannot be duplicated by sitting at a desk or hanging out in a boardroom.  As a former mechanic, I have an appreciation for the professionals of the world that get their hands dirty ...
Niches Bring the Riches – Ep134

Niches Bring the Riches – Ep134

Vinnie Fisher – FullyAccountable.com The overnight success, as we all either learn the hard way or gather as we explore this business world, is hardly overnight.  It typically takes years for entrepreneurs to make some mistakes and learn just what works and what does not. The real successful people are happy to share their experiences ...
How to Build a Business Where Others Won’t – Ep133

How to Build a Business Where Others Won’t – Ep133

Marek Zmyslowski – Entrepreneur, Author and Builder of Businesses in Africa and Beyond Sometimes you meet people in the business world, and I suppose, beyond, that make you feel a bit lazy.  Not in a bad way, but more in a way that motivates you to do even more with all that you have. Marek ...
Putting the Whoa in Woman Ep132

Putting the Whoa in Woman Ep132

Vivian Probst – Author, Speaker, Poet, Playwright, Consultant to the Affordable Housing Industry Vivian Probst has dedicated her life to making the world a better place.  Her latest project is the book entitled, Tha Womun Who Forgot Who She Was.  Note the different spellings.  You see, Vivian has taken on the challenge of modifying the ...
From Boxer to CEO – Ep131

From Boxer to CEO – Ep131

Héctor Colón There are a plethora of similarities between fighting and business.  Some in business may even equate a day in business as a fight, battle or even war. The mindset, confidence, success and power all encompass both.  No one knows this like Héctor Colón, the CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin.  From being ...
From Teacher to Voiceover Artist-Ep130

From Teacher to Voiceover Artist-Ep130

Steve Schleicher – Voice-Over and On Camera Talent Remember that dream job you were going to pursue?  The one that was awesome and ended up not happening.  Well, Steve Schleicher is a guy that became a teacher and for many years was enjoying himself.  Then he remembered that dream he had way back when.  So ...
The Story of WithClutch.com Ep129

The Story of WithClutch.com Ep129

Nicholas Hinrichsen – WithClutch.com Nicholas has gone the distance in Silicon Valley.  After starting up Carlypso and selling it to Carvana, he started WithClutch.com, a website built to make refinancing your car easy.  That alone is impressive.  Add to that mix some Stanford Education, his experience with his business partners in YCombinator and raising $10M ...
How to Achieve Your Dreams Ep128

How to Achieve Your Dreams Ep128

Judith Joy – Yes With Joy Achieving your dreams is a fantasy to most people.  Something commonly left to those that are lucky, from many people’s perception.  Judith Joy takes that idea and alters it a bit, essentially asking her clients, “What do you want?” and then, “What would that look like?” and onwards to, ...
How to Solve the Health Insurance Issue Ep127

How to Solve the Health Insurance Issue Ep127

Barbara Schlaefer Health insurance is expensive, we all know that.  Businesses are expected to absorb the constant increases as they get told they are lucky to only have that 10% increase. But what if there is a different way?  What if you could lower your costs to insure your employees as well as offer better ...
How to Run a Commercial Contracting Company Ep126

How to Run a Commercial Contracting Company Ep126

Gary Tree – Advanced Building Corporation We all need healthy food, clean water and fresh air.  We also need some shelter. Gary Tree is the Vice-President of Advanced Building Corporation.  I brought Gary on the show because he is the rare gem in the construction world that understand the value of communication.  He shared his ...
How to Run a Donut Shop and Bakery Ep125

How to Run a Donut Shop and Bakery Ep125

Taylor Carlson – Greenbush Bakery Who doesn’t love donuts? I met with Taylor Carlson to chat about the bakery business.  Greenbush Bakery in Madison, Wisconsin is a local staple for college kids and families.  They offer incredible donuts and have adapted to the challenging times that any business that interacts directly with customers is having ...
How to Write the Great American Novel

How to Write the Great American Novel

Dan Woll – Author Deep down inside, almost everyone has a story that they want to write, publish, market and sell.  Well, maybe they just want to write and sell it without having to deal with those middle pieces. Anyways, Dan Woll has taken all four of those steps, multiple times.  He has written or ...
The Challenges of Being a Minority in Business -Part II

The Challenges of Being a Minority in Business -Part II

Araceli Esparza – Wisconsin Mujer – Part II These are challenging times for any business owner.  As we recover from a global pandemic, our next major issue delves much deeper than any virus could.  There is no magic pill to be swallowed to cure us of racism. In the case of my guest, Araceli Esparza, ...
The Challenges of Being a Minority in Business -Part I

The Challenges of Being a Minority in Business -Part I

Araceli Esparza – Wisconsin Mujer These are challenging times for any business owner.  As we recover from a global pandemic, our next major issue delves much deeper than any virus could.  There is no magic pill to be swallowed to cure us of racism. In the case of my guest, Araceli Esparza, she feels drawn ...
How to Buy and Run a Dog Daycare Business

How to Buy and Run a Dog Daycare Business

Ben Larson – Unleashed Dog Daycare The dog daycare business can be super rewarding, a lot of fun and a lot of work. When I first met Ben, years ago, he was selling financial services.  When I saw that he was now the owner of a dog daycare facility, I had to get the story.  ...
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