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Rob Grether creator of Dashelitos Hot Sauce.

How to Start and Run a Hot Sauce Company

Rob Grether - Dashelito's Hot Sauce I used to think that serial entrepreneurs just couldn't commit to a great idea.  Now I realize that serial entrepreneurs are pretty much the gold standard when it comes to implementing great ideas.  A case in point here is Rob Grether.  Rob is a real estate agent, a hot… ...
Lindsay Leno owner of Upshift Swap Shop in Madison, Wisconsin

How to Build and Run a Clothing Swap Shop

Lindsay Leno - Upshift Swap Shop Lindsay Leno is an entrepreneurial genius.  She has discovered a problem and created a remarkably simple solution.  You see, sometimes you want new and different clothes just because you want a change.  But the clothes you have are still great.  What do you do?  You swap them.  If you… ...
Lyle Hill of Glass.com and autoglass business fame.

How to Build and Run an Auto Glass Business

Lyle Hill - Glass.com If you are in the automotive glass industry, you know Lyle Hill.  He has been in the industry for years and has written about it for almost as long.  Lyle is the down to earth guy that has the experience to tell you what will and what will not work.  This… ...
How to Build a Commercial Construction Company with Integrity

How to Build a Commercial Construction Company with Integrity

Chad Eschler - Findorff Construction Chad Eschler tells a great story about working for a commercial construction company in Madison, Wisconsin.  The company is one that, in that area, everyone knows.  Often, a company is known for it's less than stellar track record.  Findorff is known for doing the right thing, which is always great… ...
Howard Berg, the world's fastest reader

The World’s Fastest Reader

Howard Berg - The World's Fastest Reader We can all agree that knowledge is power.  Which means that attaining and retaining knowledge can be time consuming.  But what if you could read faster?  We're talking 1.5 seconds a page!  Listen as Howard Berg, the world's fastest reader, explains how to not only read blazingly fast,… ...
Chrispin Kenney of Minuteman Press in Madison

The Art of Creating Businesses

Chrispin Kenney - Minuteman Press Waunakee Chrispin has a knack for being on the cutting edge of the next big thing.  He has a clear manner of speaking and can tell what businesses will be successful and those that may need a little help by just a short conversation with the owner.  Listen to this… ...
Bev Davis, author of Great Gray

The Book to Help Prevent Bullying

Bev Davis- Author of Great Gray, Great Gray Meets New Friends and Namaste, Great Gray Bev Davis has become an advocate to prevent bullying.  After experiencing bullying throughout her childhood and growing up with those feelings in the back of her mind, she had a dream.  That dream eventually became the Great Gray collection of… ...
Dr Vitale of Sun Prairie Pet Clinic

How to Run a Veterinary Business

Dr. Chris Vitale - Sun Prairie Pet Clinic Dr. Chris Vitale has a knack for knowing when to make the right move.  He also happens to have the patience.  Like a chessmaster carefully studying the board and making calculated, smart moves, he has bought, grown and nourished a successful business.  On top of that, he… ...
Marc Azoulay Psychotherapy Services for Business Owners

How to Use Psychology in Business

Marc Azoulay - Business Psychotherapy Services Marc Azoulay was an addict.  He suffered from drug addition and had some challenges until one day he decided to turn his life around.  In doing so, he was helped by some smart people.  Marc eventually discovered that he wanted to be one of those smart, helpful people.  So… ...
Randy Lenz from NextHome Metro Real Estate in Madison Wisconsin

How to Start a Real Estate Brokerage Company

Randy Lenz - NextHome Metro Madison At one point, we have all met a real estate agent.  Maybe through an open house, a referral, or even at your local state fair.  What makes Randy Lenz stands out is his commitment to growth via doing the best for his clients.  When other brokers hindered him from… ...
Zach Nigh from Green Clock, a video and marketing agency

How to Run a Successful Video Marketing Company

Zach Nigh - Green Clock Suppose you start a business that centers around making great videos.  If you are like Zach, you do this because you have a passion for the industry and you love business.  The information age has moved into the content age. That content is often best served in videos. The popularity… ...
Sara Klemme of Madison Festivals showing off her Mad Running Skills.

How to Run a Non-Profit Event Company

Sara Klemme - Madison Festivals Inc. What do you get when you combine a driven woman with a company that operates a bunch of high profile events for a popular city?  You get growth, change and some wonderful experiences in Madison, Wisconsin.  Sara Klemme is now the president of Madison Festivals, Inc. and loves to… ...
Kayla from Cardbeenie

How to Sell on Amazon

Kayla Storlid - Cardbeenie Kayla is a fantastic entrepreneur.  After selling her first company, she started another company.  This time, she is in the product world, rather than the previous service world.  This is her second time on the Authentic Business Adventures podcast. Her invention, the Cardbeenie card holder is ingenius.  In this episode of… ...
Abe Degnan from Degnan Design Build Remodel

How To Start a Design Build Remodel Company

Abe Degnan - Degan Design Build Remodel Generally speaking, contractors are often good at construction and terrible at most other facets of business.  This goes especially for communication.  Abe Degnan, owner of Degnan Design Build Remodel in Madison, Wisconsin, has taken a different approach.  Abe has gone out of his way to place a better… ...
Greg Altman owner of Lucky Dog Daycare

How To Start a Dog Daycare and Boarding Facility

Greg Altman - Lucky Dog Daycare Just about everybody loves dogs.  But if you really, truly want to see a true dog-lover, meet Greg.  Greg owns Lucky Dog Daycare, just outside of Madison, Wisconsin in Sun Prairie.  He has expanded his business to have acres of room outside for the lucky dogs to play in,… ...
Allison Dunn of Deliberate Directions

How To Start a Successful Business Coaching Company

Allison Dunn - Deliberate Directions Suppose you move across the country and decide to use the skillset you have acquired from years of working in all manner of businesses to start an executive and business coaching company.  You know no one locally, so you really have to press hard to get your business off the… ...
The Hotel Fixer, Jason Salus

How Do You Fix a Failing Hotel

Jason Salus- The Hotel Fixer You cannot help but smile when you are around Jason Salus.  That is because he smiles bigger than anyone else and he is kicking serious butt wherever he lands.  Jason is known in the hotel management circles as The Hotel Fixer.  His goal at every stop is to tweak as… ...
Andrew Gonzalez from Cherry Pie, the band

How to Run a Successful Band and Have a Day Job

Andrew Gonzalez - Cherry Pie, the band Entertain the people.  As a band member, that is your job.  But the business side of being in a band is tough.  Plus you have a bunch of different personalities that need to get along so the band can move along.  Andrew tells us his secrets to success… ...
Home mortgage pro Bill Quigley from Amerifirst in Madison WI

How to Make Dreams Come True – Through Home Mortgages

Bill Quigley - Amerifirst Home Mortgage Madison Buying a house should be fun.  But there is a lot of money, a lot of paperwork and a lot that can go wrong to prevent you from getting the home of your dreams.  That is where Bill Quigley comes in.  Bill explains in this business podcast some… ...
Chandon from Isthmus Wellness shows off an acupuncture needle. A big one.

The Art of Healing in Business

Chandon Williams - Isthmus Wellness When you save a company in order to keep your fellow employees working in a place they love, you are bold.  When you do so and keep a cool and calm demeanor because you work in a business that requires it, that makes you versatile.  Chandon has done both and… ...
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