Unemployable, Terry Walkerly of Filta Environmental NEO

Today we were joined on the show by business owner and former MVP business coaching client Terry Walkerly. Terry is the owner of Filta Environmental NEO, a leading provider of cooking oil micro filtration services to restaurants and other food establishments. Over his career Terry has owned several business including ones he’s both started as well as purchased. Although he barely made it through high school, Terry describes himself as a lifelong learner who has read just about every business book out there. Combining that with the school of hard knocks and Terry has a lot of wisdom and insights to share.

The 6-Year Itch With Peter Hans of Discovery Map

Today we were joined on the show by business owner Peter Hans. Peter is the owner of Discover Map, the leading provider of curated guides to top tourist attractions in cities and towns throughout North America. During the show Peter shared his journey from a continent hopping investment banker to a business owner by purchasing a map business back in 2005. Along the way, Peter spent about 6 years at each of his respective stops until he got that “itch” to go and do something else.

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Turning A Hobby Into A Business, Pete White of Abstract Ocean

Today we were joined on the show by entrepreneur Pete White. Pete is the co-owner of Abstract Ocean along with his wife Christal. During the show Pete shared his journey from a full-time job in the IT world to a business owner by pursuing a hobby related to their new Tesla vehicle back in 2013.

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Breaking All The Rules, Julie Phillippi-Whitney of Phillippi-Whitney Communications and author of Astra the Lonely Airplane

We are joined on by entrepreneur and author Julie Phillippi-Whitney, owner of Phillippi-Whitney Communications and author of the children’s book Astra the Lonely Airplane. During the show Julie shared her journey starting with her role as an extra in the movie Grease while in high school.

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Band Dads Become Unintended Entrepreneurs, Drew Taylor of Clubhouse Trailer Company

Today we were joined on the show by entrepreneur Drew Taylor, co-owner of Clubhouse Trailer Company. Drew was kind enough to share part of the journey that he and his business partner Jeff Hadley have been on since starting their company over 10 years ago.

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How To Tap Into Your Local Library For Market Research – with Andrew Mangels

So what kind of memories do you have of the library?  If you’re like most people, it goes back to your early childhood days and story time.  Perhaps you rediscovered the library when you had your own kids.  Many of us spent time in the library during high school or college.  But chances are that once you got into the business world you stopped visiting your local library altogether.

How Do I Hold An Effective Web Meeting – Sheri Jeavons of Power Presentations

we are thrilled to be joined on this week’s show by Sheri Jeavons, the President and Owner of Power Presentations).  Sheri started Power Presentations in 1993 and is a leading expert when it comes to all things related to presenting whether it be in-person or virtually.

Scott Sofer of Bickford Flavors

We are joined by Scott Sofer the owner of Bickford Flavors, a provider of over 200 stock flavors to the food and beverage industry.  Scott is a 3rd generation entrepreneur, has owned several companies, and is passionate about giving back and helping young people learn about entrepreneurship.