Crossroads: Budgeting For Your Launch with Ellie Symes

While I might not own a traditional tech startup, I still a love/love relationship with the tech world.  Maybe it’s because of the huge role tech now plays in the American Dream.  Or maybe the whole tech building process just fascinates me.  It’s simple, right?  All you have to do is come up with a solution to a pain point, build a model, and put a bunch of cool tech stuff into...

Tim Alison Says Screw the Naysayers

 I spend about 70% of my waking hours thinking about my business, but it’s not something I’m particularly proud of. With that much of my mental space filled up with work, there simply isn’t enough room for the things I love most– family, fun, exercise, nature, etc. Instead of engaging in these enjoyable activities, I usually find myself obsessing on details that should...

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...

Crossroads – Scaling Your Business

  With today’s episode, we begin a series of on-air coaching sessions between business owners and executive coach David Quick. To get the series rolling, we start off with a session between Mr. Quick and ourselves– Jeremy and McKenzie Goodrich, the owners of Shine Insurance. Like many businesses, our company is at a crossroads. The question at the center of Shine’s...

The Perfect Iteration of You with Simone & Malcolm Collins

This week we chat with Simone and Malcolm Collins. As you’ll hear during the show, Simone and Malcolm are many things at once: venture capitalists, marketing gurus, entrepreneurs, and authors. And, like so many of us, they’re on a personal and professional journey towards the perfect iteration of themselves. We’ll discuss how Simone and Malcolm’s journey toward their...

Property Investor Extraordinaire Whitney Nicely

Apparently, business success is incredibly easy to achieve.  For proof, just read one of the ten million ‘How to Succeed in Business’ books available out there.  They’ll tell you exactly what they’ve told every other hopeful entrepreneur– that all you need is confidence, persistence, and a magical system that some random guy with a crappy website will share with...

Real Estate Rock Star Donald Griffin

Have you ever bought a house? I remember the first time I did. It was a really beat up bungalow but it had great old bones. I fell in love immediately even though I probably shouldn’t have. The one thing I didn’t do, that I really should have, is hire a realtor. They probably would have noted that the basement was leaky and flooded every time it rained, or that the bathroom was actually...

Helping Bulls Thrive in China Shops

There are a lot of terms that could define entrepreneurship: Risky, busy, confusing, overwhelming, fun, inspiring, and on and on. Starting and growing your own business is one of the most challenging adventures a person can go on. But there’s another word used a lot to describe owning a business and that’s lonely. So many entrepreneurs describe moments of isolation. Maybe it’s physical...

Gather Shoppe Brings Artists Together

Our guest today is a hero in the Bloomington, Indiana community of artists. Armored with her hand crafted leather notebooks, she started by venturing out and attempting to make a living as an artist.  As so many heroes do, she experienced perils, hardship, and moments of doubt.  Then she realized that she should band together a collaborative community of artists.  Ultimately, she started a...

Josh Smith Talks Clutch Fabrication

Your Business Is a Reflection of You This holds true whether you intend it to or not.  As the owner, your identity is embedded in every aspect of your business– the procedures you use, the finished product, and your customers’ experience.  This is a non-negotiable part of running a business, and any owner who’s uncomfortable with it should run for the hills. The metaphor that...
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