13 episodes

We interview a diverse skillset of small business owners and communications specialists to share their stories and experiences. We hope this will help and inspire startups to navigate their journey through the uncertain landscape that is entrepreneurship.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

We interview a diverse skillset of small business owners and communications specialists to share their stories and experiences. We hope this will help and inspire startups to navigate their journey through the uncertain landscape that is entrepreneurship.

    S2E02: Juxta Communications, Exclusive Content #2

    S2E02: Juxta Communications, Exclusive Content #2

    Dan and Sagan share a behind-the-scenes look at how their business, Juxta Communications, has grown over the last 10 months. Dan and Sagan chat about shifting directions in business, tips on managing bookkeeping, what it’s like to have an intern, the importance of recognizing your own strengths and weaknesses, and the hard truth if you’re struggling with quitting your 9 to 5 job.

    • 39 min
    S2E01: Amanda Kinden, Oh Doughnuts

    S2E01: Amanda Kinden, Oh Doughnuts

    Dan and Sagan interview Amanda Kinden of Oh Doughnuts. Amanda shares what it’s like to start and manage a doughnut shop, her tips on branding and marketing in business, how to have sustainable practices in your own business, challenges unique to the food and doughnut industry, and how she balances her love of making doughnuts with the needs of running her business.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    S1E10: Natural Healing Vet Care Part 2

    S1E10: Natural Healing Vet Care Part 2

    Dan and Sagan interview Dr. Linda Hamilton of Natural Healing Veterinary Care. Dr. Linda shares what it’s like managing payroll, how she’s handled letting go of employees who aren’t the right fit, how her business has changed over the years, and what it’s been like to learn how to delegate when you’re a micromanager.

    • 48 min
    S1E9: Women's Health Clinic

    S1E9: Women's Health Clinic

    Dan and Sagan interview Amy Tuckett of the Women’s Health Clinic. Amy shares what it’s like to be a communications specialist at a nonprofit, how to best handle controversial topics, and her top two tips for marketing your business effectively.

    • 32 min
    S1E8: Art By Elizabeth Hope

    S1E8: Art By Elizabeth Hope

    Dan and Sagan interview Elizabeth Patterson of Art.ByElizabethHope.com. Elizabeth shares what life is like as an artist, how she transitioned from freelance editor to doing artwork, how she’s using her art to make a difference in the world, and her tips for how you can be an artist, too.

    • 32 min
    S1E7: Sherpa Marketing and TrendSET

    S1E7: Sherpa Marketing and TrendSET

    Dan and Sagan interview Stew Moffatt of Sherpa Marketing. Stew shares what life is like to work at an agency, how he juggles his task of wearing many different hats, tips on how to have better business meetings, what you need to know about marketing your business, and more.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jesscai2587 ,

Awesome!

This podcast provides a lot of insight into the struggles and successes of being an entrepreneur! It was very interesting to hear different experiences. Looking forward to more episodes!

Linda.DVM ,

Great info and wonderfully insightful!

As a fellow business woman/"solo-peneur" I found this discussion wonderfully insightful for anyone who is interested in starting up a small business OR who is already up-and-running and needs some advice or a morale boost. This podcast was very professional, yet very personal and conversational. I could have listened to another hour or two of Monica sharing her story.

Halcov ,

Solid Work

Great approach to nuts and bolts entrepreneurship.

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