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Jim from Truscribe Whiteboard Marketing Videos

How to Run an Awesome Business – Whiteboard Videos

Jim Herkert - Truscribe When your son-in-law shows some illustration skills, what do you do?  In Jim's case, you start a business that blossoms to become a whiteboard marketing video powerhouse and evolve it into a software company.  You make a name for yourself by doing videos for some famous people and you always make… ...
Bob Brust - Author - Human Understanding

How to Write Your First Book

Bob Brust - Author of Human Understanding Once you reach a certain age you look back and think of all that you have learned.  What would happen if you were to take all of that knowledge and write it all down, publish as a book and sell it as a way for people to learn… ...
How to Start a Brewery

How to Start a Brewery

Pio Piotrowski - Delta Beer Lab Innovative is the only way to describe the work that is happening at Delta Beer Lab.  From the simple naming convention of beers as they literally are (EG: IPA #2), instead of some odd creative name to the bartenders working for a living wage and not accepting tips, this… ...
How to Run a Hair Salon

How to Run a Hair Salon

Niki Konkel - Hairadise Salon For the love of the job.  That is what brought Niki into the world of owning a salon.  A salon that has grown and expanded over the years.  Niki still takes care of some clients because she loves the camaraderie and conversation of her clients.  She also has a great… ...
Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs with Bunker Labs

Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs with Bunker Labs

Kyle Arneson - Bunker Labs Madison Kyle Arneson is a marine veteran that realized a problem existed.  Veterans coming back from active duty were not starting businesses, at least not many of them were.  This is compared to the national average of entrepreneurs.  Working with other veterans, Kyle has established Bunker Labs in Madison, Wisconsin,… ...
How to Fight Fire With Business

How to Fight Fire With Business

Jon Helt - MaskHaze Jon is a firefighter.  He has figured out ways to make training for firefighters safer, easier, less expensive and more practical.  He has done this through two major products, MaskHaze and SRTmaze.  With these products he has taken a problem every fire department has and created something that can be put… ...
Ruth Rohlich from the City of Madison Office of Business Resources.

How to Love What You Do

Ruth Rohlich - City of Madison Office of Business Resources If you have ever had your business make you think of just taking a moment to cry, Ruth has a story for you.  Luckily, Ruth is all smiles now.  Ruth now helps small businesses navigate the maze of working with local government.  Before she had… ...
Jeff Tews Brightstar Senior Care

How to Start and Run a Senior Care Business

Jeff Tews - Brightstar Senior Living, Brightstar Care What do you do when you find yourself downsized?  One option is to start your own business.  Another is to buy a franchise and build it to be something great.  Jeff Tews took this path and has been building and improving his Brightstar Care and Senior Living… ...
Tony Trapp Remodeling owner Tony Trapp

How to Start a Home Remodeling Business

Tony Trapp - Tony Trapp Remodeling Suppose you were an engineer and ended up doing some small repair jobs for some friends houses.  Then let's say those jobs become bigger and more plentiful.  What would happen if on top of these jobs with your skills, you also cared about the customer experience?  Add all of… ...
Nicholas Bayerle - The Billion Dollar Body

How to Improve Your Health, Wealth and Relationships

Nicholas Bayerle - The Billion Dollar Body What happens when you find yourself as a young man, overweight and filled with no real hope?  You turn your life around and make something happen.  You find your dream woman and create your dream plan for the future.  Then you start a business and create a brand… ...
Clusterpuck the book

How to Write the Book You Always Wanted

Jennifer Rock & Michael Voss - Operation Clusterpuck A B.S. Incorporated Novel When you work as a communications professional in a corporate office for many years, you pick up on a few things.  You laugh about them, toast to them and maybe even cry a bit about them.  Then if you are really smart and… ...
MaryJo from Badger Barter

How to Start a Barter Business

Mary Jo - Badger Barter How do you take a great idea, get it launched and continue to grow it?  You hit the pavement and hustle every single day until you make your vision a reality.  That is exactly what Mary Jo did with her business, Badger Barter.  By working with the margins that all… ...
Parabo Press CEO Laurel Link

The Business of Pictures in a Digital Age

Laurel - Parabo Press We live in a world full of pictures.  Wouldn't it be great to put this memorable images on some cool stuff?  Laurel takes us through the story of Parabo Press, a company that does just that.  Listen as she details just what it takes to go beyond having thousands of images… ...
Authors Dave Sweet and Sarah Graham

How to Write and Publish a Self Help Memoir

Dave Sweet and Sarah Graham - Skeletons In My Closet: Life Lessons from a Homicide Detective Dave Sweet has been a homicide detective for 20 years.  The stories the majority of us wince at on TV he has seen first hand.  From this much experience he has accumulated a volume of insights.  Working with the… ...
Tara Ingalls of Tingalls Graphic Design

How to Start and Run a Graphic Design Firm

Tara - Tingalls Graphic Design Starting her business 20 years ago, Tara has seen just about everything.  Her business has evolved from a one person show to a team of talent in all facets of graphic design.  She has grown her business and helped a lot of businesses improve their image.  Tara is one of… ...
Jim the Home Advocate Madison

How to Build a Home Renovation Business

Jim - The Home Advocate Madison Working with contractors on your home renovations can be tough.  They are typically terrible at communication, show up at unscheduled times and try to juggle more jobs than they can handle effectively.  What is a homeowner to do that just wants a home renovation project done well, on budget… ...
David Benjamin the Author

How to Be an Author

Benjamin - The Author David Benjamin David Benjamin has a good idea.  Actually, he has dozens of good ideas.  He is one of the few people to actually put his ideas on paper and published them.  You see, Benjamin has published books ranging from fictional accounts of football romance to non-fiction books delving into sumo… ...
The real estate king of WI

How to Dominate in Real Estate

Bill - The Baker Realty Group Bill Baker has been playing the sales game for years.  He has seen and heard all of the excuses and reasons why something won't work.  Then he comes in and makes it happen.  Bill understands real estate to the point that other brokers reach out to him for advice. … ...
Prairie Kids Club owner Jen Mead

How to Start and Run a Kids Focused Business

Jen - Prairie Kids Club Jen Mead has taken on the challenge of building a business that entertains kids, pleases parents and can keep up with the growing demands of children as they learn cheer as well as gymnastics.  In this episode she takes us through her journey from office admin to business owner of… ...
Motivation in Business

How to Feel Motivated in Business and Life

Ariel - Fitness by Ariel Ariel Mierendorf is a powerhouse.  She has helped thousands of people eat clean and achieve their fitness goals, she has kept clients motivated and she has competed as a professional body builder.  She essentially helps clients in need and proves her system works, day in and day out. Visit the… ...
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