Podcast

Podcast Summary: She calls herself the “Butter Boss.” But, Ramaha is so much more. She has conquered the challenges of startups and is on her way to scaling up her international company. She talks about a key lesson of hiring…not confusing performance and skill with passion for the mission. I…

Podcast Summary: Tom has done it all. Record store owner, successful music artist, successful salesman and now successful Founder. We can all learn a lot from his story of coming to the United States at an early age and finding his entrepreneurial path. But, it’s his interesting story of how…

Podcast Summary: Charlynda’s grandfather, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. created an all-purpose specialty sauce in 1956. In 2013, she learned that she inherited the coveted recipe. He didn’t leave her any instructions, but she used her Air Force leadership experience and business background to create Mutt’s Sauce, LLC, and they now…

Podcast Summary: Frank is a former spacecraft systems engineer who co-founded a fuel delivery service? Yes! He is a VERY thoughtful person. Franks gets pretty detailed about the 3 leadership and hiring secrets that surprised him as he transitioned from spacecraft systems engineer and then co-founder and CEO. Plus, he…

Podcast Summary: Do you need an injection of joy and understanding, as you fight another battle as a Founder & CEO? Then listen to my interview with Mignon François. Her wisdom will help you tackle the toughest of time periods.

Podcast Summary: How many Founders do you know started their business in the 1970s and are still in business today? How many Founders do you know started out as a farmer and now lead a multi-million dollar corporation? How many Founders do you know are willing to admit that all…

Podcast Summary: Patience. That’s what Joah needed to develop more as he and his team built Localeur. It’s the type of trait that was challenging for him to develop based on his past. But, it’s what he developed as he raised significant amounts of capital to launch, build, and now…

Podcast Summary: Determination, integrity, and kindness…these are the characteristics that I think of when I think about Paul Becker. Paul has tackled a challenging problem – make art more accessible by helping thousands of art buyers pay for their art. Paul talks about how learning to be himself has helped…

Podcast Summary: Elena’s passion for excellence will inspire you. She has grown her company on the premise that the company’s actions will mirror the values it espouses to its clients. I especially like her thoughts on freeing up your time as Founder and CEO to think through things such as…