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Victoria Lioznyansky of Brilliant Speakers Academy

How to Learn to Present as an Introvert?

Victoria Lioznyansky - Brilliant Speakers Academy Introverts can have a rough time in business.  They may be smart and able to work alone or with a few colleagues, but as they move up the ladder, they may be asked to be more outgoing.  This may take shape in the form of a group meeting, a… ...
John Fenley the new owner of Murfie.

What Ever Happened to Murfie?

John Fenley - Murfie Here's the thing about good business ideas that get investors, sometimes they tank.  Started around 2012, Murfie was designed to give subscribers access to their physical music collection anywhere on any device.  In addition to that, they would store your CD collection and allow you to buy and sell other CDs.… ...
Monarch Media Designs Courtney Dane in Madison WI

How to Start a Vinyl Vehicle Wrap Business

Courtney - Monarch Media Designs The cost of advertising can get pretty crazy.  If you have a vehicle that is on the road often, it makes sense to transform it into a rolling billboard.  Every driver you pass will see your message on your vehicle.  That is a good thing. Courtney Dane started doing design… ...
Private jet costs.

The Cost of Private Jet Ownership

Scott - Private Jet Pilot Every time I wait in line at the airport, I dream of owning a private jet.  After talking with my buddy Scott, the private pilot, I have a new appreciation for the cost of operating a private jet, the environmental ramifications of flying a private jet and all of the… ...
Jenna Atkinson of the P5 Women's Summit in Madison, Wisconsin

How to Become a Powerful Woman in Business

Jenna Atkinson - P5 Women's Summit Jenna Atkinson is a woman of action, pure and simple.  She has put together a women's summit that goes well beyond just a bunch of people gathering to listen to some average presenters.  She has taken the bold move of getting some powerhouse female speakers to uplift, move, motivate… ...
Handy Appliance owner Ron Reichers

How to Start a Business and Build It to Last

Ronald Riechers - Handy Appliance Ronald Reichers has a interesting business.  Interesting in the fact that it has been around for decades, survived a few moves and will ultimatley be needed by just about everyone in his community at one time or another.  Also, the appliance repair business is seeing some changes as appliances become… ...
Vidal Espinosa - Invictus Advisors

How to Crunch Your Numbers in Business

Vidal Espinosa - Invictus Advisors Everyone is broke, they just don't know it yet.  That is a bold statement by a bold accountant, Vidal Espinosa.  You see, Vidal is the number cruncher that many business owners need. He is the guy that can look at your P & L and tell you what is going… ...
Jennifer Philips of WESLI in Madison WI

The Business of Language Learning

Jennifer Philips - Wisconsin ESL Institute (WESLI) When I first met Jennifer I was curious to learn more about WESLI and how they are teaching English to students from around the world.  After talking with her about all that WESLI offers, I was really amazed at the financial benefit WESLI brings to this community. Then… ...
Joanna at Sunshine Place in Sun Prairie WI

How to Make the World a Better Place

Joanna Cerbantes - Sunshine Place Every once in a while I meet someone that is doing something so powerful and yet so seemingly unknown that I am amazed.  Joanna at Sunshine Place is doing just that. Flying just under the radar, Sunshine Place is helping kids and families in need through many programs.  In addition,… ...
Brew master Martin from Right Bauer Brewing in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

How to Start a Micro Brewery

Martin McNally- Right Bauer Brewing So here in Wisconsin, we love a few things almost universally.  Beer is one of those things.  This is a place, much like many other places, that has exploded with micro-breweries. But every beer at each of these breweries is a little different.  How they sell their beer, what the… ...
Tom Robillard, creator of the Shelf by Vehroot

The Story of Vehroot – For All of Us With Cell Phones in Cars

Tom Robillard - Vehroot You know how in most cars, you get in and unload whatever you have on you.  Water bottle, maybe some keys and, of course, your cell phone.  Cupholders have become phone holders.  Now as you drive you want to use this fancy technology packed into your phone, but even when your… ...
Judith Joy, author of Dear Future Lover

How to Manifest Everything You Want

Judith Joy - Author of Dear Future Lover Judith Joy wanted a new husband.  So she started writing letters to this as yet unknown man.  A few dozen letters later and she met her man.  In her new book entitled, Dear Future Lover: Bring Your Boyfriend to Life, Judith explains the rationization for the letters,… ...
The commercial business loan lending roundtable.

Small Business Lending with SBA and Community Banks

Vince Hartmann - Bank of Sun Prairie Nick Drewson - WBD Inc Martin McNally - Right Bauer Brewing We did something a little different this time on the best business podcast.  We brought a crew of professionals in the small business lending world to get the real story on business lending for startup businesses. We… ...
Sarah Artz, owner of One One Thousand

How Do You Pivot in Business and Have Fun Doing It?

Sarah Artz - One One Thousand Sarah, owner of One One Thousand, has learned the art of the pivot in business. In this candid interview, she explains how she started and what she has changed with her business displaying, selling and helping people create art. The secret to her success seems to be perseverance, kindness… ...
Shree Kalluri of Zerology

How Do You Save the World With Your Business?

Shree Kalluri - Zerology If you were to look at all of the problems facing our busy world, you would find a few that we just haven't solved.  Traffic and pollution are two problems that Shree Kalluri is tackling with his new company, Zerology. Shree has created a company that combines sophisticated, helpful software with… ...
How to flip houses with Todd Strauss

How to Build a Real Estate Flipping Empire

Todd Strauss - Spot On Properties The dream of making money flipping houses seems to be prevalent among many would-be entrepreneurs.  Todd Strauss has taken that dream and built what amounts to a serial entrepreneur's empire.  Todd is a no-nonsense guy that simply works hard and hits the ground to find real estate that needs… ...
Sheri Maass, the Love Coach

The Love Coach

Sheri Maass - The Love Coach We are all in relationships.  Some good, some less than.  What do you do when your romantic relationship(s) start to go south?  Enter a love coach. I have known Sheri Maass for years and can say that, without a doubt, she is driven, awesome, caring and daring.  She is… ...
Randy Schmidt owner of Madison Property Restoration

How to Build a Property Restoration Company

Randy Schmidt - Madison Property Restoration We have all met business owners that are good at the service they provide.  But how many business owners do you meet that really know business?  I can tell you, it is rare.  That is why I was excited to interview Randy Schmidt, owner of Madison Property Restoration. Randy… ...
Donna Varen - Absolute Hypnosis

How to Use Professional Hypnosis to Create a Better Life

Donna Varen - Absolute Hypnosis We all have some habits we would like to break.  We have also all seen the stage hypnotists getting members of an audience to do crazy things.  Did you know that you can replace some of your less than desirable habits with a little help from a hypnosis specialist. Donna… ...
Sandra Daniel, owner of the Fire Light Group in Madison WI

The Secret to Employee Retention and Happiness May Be Incentives

Sandra Daniel - FIRE Light Group Every entrepreneur wants to know the secret to keeping their best employees happy.  Do you pay them more, give them more freedom in their position, a fancy title, or just hope they do a good job and stick around?  Sandra Daniel, owner of the FIRE Light Group has the… ...
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