Micah Yost is the Founder and President of Method Mark, a marketing agency based in Omaha, NE. He is also the Founder and Lead Faculty of the Midland University Code Academy. During this episode, Micah and I discussed what led him to starting Method Mark and how focusing on his mental health brought healing.
“You are what your mother and grandmother ate.”
This week’s episode features Elizabeth Ward. Liz is an award-winning nutrition communicator and is the author of seven books. In this episode, I chat with Liz about how she stays healthy under pressure as a mother of three, Registered Dietitian and entrepreneur.
You can check out her latest book Expect the Best, Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy, second edition or read her blog, Better is the new perfect.
Matthew Wegener is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for getting things off the ground. Not only is he the founder and CEO of ISoft Data Systems, Inc., he also founded Turbine Flats, a local office and co-working space in Lincoln, NE. In this interview, Matthew and I chat about the early days of the local startup community and why sharing a meal with hundreds of your best friends is important when building community.
Starting a business is challenging, but moving a business overseas when starting only multiplies the pressure. Dennis Doerfl met his co-founder while working at Groupon and moved from Germany to launch their company, Fourstarzz Media in Lincoln, Nebraska.
In this episode, I talk with Dennis about influencer marketing and why he decided to grow his business from Lincoln, Nebraska. His fascinating story of overcoming the obstacles of language, business and most importantly, culture, is insightful, witty and fun.
You can connect with Dennis on LinkedIn.
Denise Purtzer is the VP of Business Development of FuturePay, an e-commerce payment solution for the omnichannel shopper. Having worked in e-commerce for over a decade, Denise effectively delivers projects and growth initiatives for companies from startup to revenues in excess of a $1B. She has worked internationally and given presentations at a variety of conferences in Asia, Europe and the USA.
Meghan Ehrke is the owner and founder of Select Style in Lincoln, Nebraska. Established in 2014, Select Style is a fashion boutique for the modern woman. In this episode, Meghan and I talk about her entrepreneurial journey and why she decided to launch a retail business.
“If the dream is there, it’s there for a reason.”
What do you do when somebody lets you down? Can you be friends with your employees? How do you dig out when you feel like you’ve hit rock bottom? In this episode, Ben and I discuss these questions and how thankfulness can impact the health of your business.
Milton Stokes grew up working with his mom in the restaurant industry. Today he is a best selling author, Registered Dietitian and is the director of global health and nutrition outreach at the Monsanto Company. Previously, he was an assistant professor and director of the dietetic internship at the University of St. Joseph and a clinical nutrition manager at health care facilities in New York City. I spoke with Milton about his entrepreneurial journey, what it’s like working at Monsanto and how he uses humor to stay healthy under pressure as a father and busy professional.
This episode contains some serious potty talk. Erin Hamel started her business, Transition Tales about nine months ago. Transition Tales are personalized books that teach young children about potty training by letting children see themselves as the main character in their own transition tale. Erin is also a wife, mom of two children and a full time student. She holds a masters degree in Special Education and is currently a doctoral student in Human Development at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. In this episode, I chat with Erin about how she stays healthy under pressure as a parent, full time student and what it’s like starting a business with your spouse.