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Marek Zmys?owski the entrepreneur

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… ...
Vivian Probst - Author

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… ...
Hector Colon CEO of LSS

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… ...
Steve Schleicher Voiceover talent

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… ...
Nicholas Hinrichsen Founder of WithClutch and Carlypso

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… ...
Judith Joy of Yes With Joy

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,… ...
Barbara Schlaefer from JC Rose talks health insurance.

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… ...
Gary Tree from Advanced Building Corporation

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… ...
Greenbush Bakery manager Taylor Carlson

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… ...
Dan Woll author of Death On Cache Lake

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… ...
Araceli Esparza

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,… ...
Araceli Esparza

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… ...
Ben Larson of Unleashed Dog Daycare

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. … ...
GYLD cofounder Kyle Shelton

GYLD – the Construction Industry’s Best Friend

Kyle Shelton - GYLD The construction industry as a whole is pretty bad at communication.  This problem is not exclusive to homeowners trying to get a project done.  Even the contractors and sub-contractors are notoriously bad at communication.  This makes projects loom well after deadlines, creates customer service nightmares and overall gives the industry a… ...
Jeff Redondo of Invictus Advisors

How to Be a Financially Secure Business Owner

Jeff Redondo - Invictus Advisors Money comes in and money goes out.  Do you know the pattern with your business, beyond that? Many business owners find that they are good at their thing.  That thing may be doing electrical work, painting a room, creating a widget or selling cars.  Often, the financial side of things… ...
Mark McNally of The Ashford Group

How to Sell a Business

Mark McNally - The Ashford Group Business owners do not stay business owners forever.  At least, not with the same business.  Many businesses just close up shop, but the ideal situation is with the entrepreneur selling their business to a different owner.  This allows the entrepreneur to get a payback for all of that hard… ...
Ellen Barnard of A Woman’s Touch Sexuality Resource Center

How to Start and Run a Women’s Sexuality Resource Store

Ellen Barnard - A Woman’s Touch Sexuality Resource Center I came across Ellen from a social media post that explained a bit about the issues that can plague a retail business during a pandemic that makes retail sales from a brick and mortar shop almost criminal.  What intrigued me most was, of course, the company… ...
Shirley Gutkowski of Primal Aire in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

How to Use Your Breath to Be a Success

Shirley Gutkowski - Primal Aire We use our mouths everyday.  We bite, chew and sometimes we even breathe through it.  Did you know that the mouth and nose are hugely important to our health and well-being?  Of course you did. But did you know that many of us breathe and often chew incorrectly?  We may… ...
Matt Cuplin of Midwest Financial Group in Madison Wisconsin

How to Be a Successful Financial Planner

Matt Cuplin - Midwest Financial Group Financial planning can be a tough game.  As a planner, you want to get your clients the best products to allow their money to work for them.  As the master of your own destiny, you want to make sure you have the best products to offer your clients.  Add… ...
Dena Carreyn, the resilience expert.

How to Rise Above Your Setbacks

Dena Carreyn We all have burdens, challenges and setbacks.  Every single one of us.  But sometimes you meet people that have been challenged a bit more than typical.  Sometimes those people fall down and never get up.  Dena Carreyn is one of those impressive few that get up stronger and more resilient than before they… ...
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