Adjusting Medicine with Dr Karin Drummond

There’s nothing more valuable to running a profitable business than being yourself. This might not have been true fifty years ago–when molding yourself to established norms was how you succeeded– but it definitely is today. Today, authenticity is everything. You don’t have to be polished or perfect to succeed in business, but you do have to be for real. The work of...

Be Golden Is Empowering Women

 We talk a lot about the concept of ‘building tribes’ on this podcast.  For our purposes, a tribe is a group of customers who love your company, appreciate your product, and feel like a part of something special because, well, they are. There are two primary reasons that the trial metaphor has always worked for me: You must be doing something right if you have a community of...

Selling Cities With Mike McAfee

We all have aspirations.  Whether it’s Elon Musk’s vision of a colonized, tunneled Mars, or a homeless kid sitting in school and trying to seem normal, every one of us dreams of a  better future.  Fortunately, there are as many versions of a better future as there are people who have them.  It goes without saying that everyone’s different.  And although there are some 7...

Scratch Entrepreneur #11 – Bloom Magazine

On today’s episode of Scratch Entrepreneur…. we explore a real life example of someone who left his perfect apartment in lower Manhattan, a swanky job as a magazine fixer, a high rise office overlooking Times Square and moved to a small midwestern town with no real plan.  What came next was the birth of a New York quality magazine on a college town budget.  We’ll dig deep into the...

Scratch Entrepreneur #10 – Wehrloom Honey

On today’s episode of Scratch Entrepreneur: How Jessica & Aaron Wehr took a Christmas present and turned it into a booming agricultural business, Wehrloom Honey.  We’re glad you joined us. LISTEN HERE: Jessica & Aaron answers the following questions:   How did the spark for Wehrloom Honey happen? How did it feel when you took the leap from manufacturing honey in your basement...

Scratch Entrepreneur #9 Upland Brewing Co

On today’s show the story of how Doug Dayhoff and the Upland team grew a small town brewery and pub into a multi-million dollar business known internationally for their lineup of traditional craft beers and their innovation around brewing wood aged sour beers. LISTEN HERE: Crafting your own beer has been a hobby for centuries but commercially brewing beer that’s as much about quality and...