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With My Friends from Foods For Living

What’s up everybody! Incredibly excited to share this episode with you because these people are dear to my heart. Foods For Living is an employee-owned health food store in East Lansing, MI, and I got to chat with two key people there, Kellie Mackin and Chris Faulkner. My relationship with Foods For Living started as […]


Learn the Basics of Running Your New Business with Joel and Laura Acevedo of Tradent QCS

Got a great episode for you today. Joel and Laura Acevedo, along with their daughter Kayra, have a sweet new family business going called Tradent Quality Consulting Services, where they help entrepreneurs figure out the basics of running a business, like how to understand your financial statements, how you can find funding; things that everyone […]


Holly Wade – From Family Grocery to Wellness Coach

In today’s episode, we have Holly Wade from Holly Wade Wellness. Holly is a health and wellness coach based in Nebraska, but she works remotely with clients from everywhere and anywhere. She’s got an awesome family business story, too. She grew up working for her family’s grocery store, and began working there in the first […]


Miranda Nahmias on Her Family’s Publishing Company and Becoming a Virtual Assistant

  “You feel obligated more so than any other job because it’s your family, but if they love you, they’ll support you no matter what, so don’t let that stop you from doing your own thing.” — Miranda Nahmias Very cool show for you today. 🙂 Miranda Nahmias grew up working for her family’s publishing company, […]


Whitney Nicely’s Passion for Real Estate and the Power of Negotiating a Lightbulb

“If you can negotiate a $5 lightbulb, you’ve won.” — Whitney Nicely, quoting her grandfather, Ray Walker Sr.   All right, y’all. This is a great interview, especially if you’re interested in how to get into real estate without becoming a realtor.   Whitney Nicely has a massive amount of knowledge in several areas. Her […]


Brett Gillespie and the Mysterious World of Caps and Gowns

“You know, you can always measure in the financial areas, but really, knowing that we’ll be back doing this next year, I guess, is success to me.” — Brett Gillespie Great episode today! This one’s from an industry that many people use at some point in their lives, yet not one that many people think about. […]


From Literally Two Men and a Truck to an International Brand with Mary Ellen Sheets and Brig Sorber

“To me, it means helping people, having the funds to help people, being able to put together programs…being able to create good jobs for people, to give people good service; all those things are success.” — Mary Ellen Sheets “It’s all about process, and it’s all about measuring, making sure that what you’re doing is […]


The Evolution of Video To Go with Owner Tom Leach

“I’m a very lucky person. Anybody who can do what they enjoy and be successful at it, I think, is a very lucky person.” — Tom Leach, Owner of Video To Go I have a great, yet bittersweet episode for you today. I was fortunate enough to sit down with a longtime family friend, Tom […]


Jenna Meyer and the Family Business Behind the Common Ground Music Festival

“Surround yourself with a team that you are the weakest link because you’re only going to be as strong as your weakest link, and if you are the weakest link, then odds are you will probably be a really good team if you’re a driven and hardworking person.” – Jenna Meyer, quoting her uncle, Matthew Pauls […]

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Discussing the International Success of Elderly Instruments with Owner Stan Werbin

“We want you, whether it’s through the mail or whether it’s in the store, we want you to feel like you’ve come into our living room. You’re not walking in a music store where they’re trying to sell you something because we don’t do high-pressure sales at all. I mean, we would like to sell […]

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