Jay Baer — How To Explode Your Word of Mouth Marketing with Talk Triggers

When McKenzie and I started Shine Insurance I had very little knowledge of how to run a business and even less about how to sell something.  I had been a teacher for 13 years.  People brought their kids to my classroom and if I bombed, the immediate consequences were pretty limited. I also knew that most people don’t like insurance or insurance agents very much. Along with people in the...

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...

Scratch Entrepreneur – Cardinal Spirits

Have you ever dreamed of starting a business based on something you just love to do? Sure you have. The owners of Cardinal Spirits did too. They loved mixing drinks and their crazy dream was to build a distillery, make hard alcohol, and invent great drinks to mix their vodka, rum, and more into. So they went for it. In this episode of Scratch Entrepreneur, Jeff Wuslich shares how their business...

Scratch Entrepreneur – Jason Wilber

As a life long musician, Jason Wilber has always followed his calling, making great music with great people. In this episode, he’ll share his favorite childhood musicians, how he got into bars at 15, the series of events that led to his role as the guitarist for John Prine, and the challenge he overcame to release his newest solo album “Echoes”. LISTEN HERE: A special thanks to...

Scratch Entrepreneur – King Dough Pizza

King Dough ain’t your Grama’s Pizza Shop.  Adam and Alicia Sweet top one artisan wood-fired pizza after another with a little bit of punk and a whole lot of love.  They craft the finest of pies with locally sourced veggies, hand made dough, and a crispy finish. On this episode they clue us in to the ups and downs of their culinary dream business.  You’ll hear about cooking in...

Welcome to Scratch Entrepreneur

Ever wonder what it takes to start a business? If you’d love to hear the stories of people who’ve already done it , we’ve created a podcast just for you. As the owners of our own small business, Shine Insurance Agency, we talk with new business owners every day. We hear their successes and their struggles. Our clients see us as an integral part of their advisory team so we end up...