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Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is a podcast about business, parenting and living life intentionally. We're here every week to bring you intentional conversations on making your own path to success, challenging the status quo and finding all the ways we're better. Recorded in Cookeville,TN, Kosta joins guests from all walks of life to bring fresh perspective and start your week with purpose. Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is a Konstantin Yepifantsev Production.

Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev Kosta Yepifantsev

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is a podcast about business, parenting and living life intentionally. We're here every week to bring you intentional conversations on making your own path to success, challenging the status quo and finding all the ways we're better. Recorded in Cookeville,TN, Kosta joins guests from all walks of life to bring fresh perspective and start your week with purpose. Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is a Konstantin Yepifantsev Production.

    Art Imitates Life with Justin Blackmon

    Art Imitates Life with Justin Blackmon

    *Disclaimer/Trigger Warning* This episode may not be appropriate for all ages and audiences as it contains candid conversations about sexual assault, abuse and trauma.

    Join Kosta and his guest: Justin Blackmon, President of Art Round Tennessee, Independent Artist, Educator, and Activist.

    Today, we're talking about shaping your artistry, how to support the creativity and development of our next generation, and the importance of art for mental health.

    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. For resources, confidential assistance and advocacy information:
    https://www.rainn.org/

    Find out more about Justin Blackmon and Art Round Tennessee:
    https://www.antwoodworkshop.com/
    https://www.artroundtennessee.com/

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 52 min
    Season's Greetings with Cheryl Moore

    Season's Greetings with Cheryl Moore

    Join Kosta and his guest: Cheryl Moore, Former Home Economics Teacher, Artist, Costume Designer and Community Volunteer for a special Thanksgiving episode of Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev. Featuring a special segment with our former guest and Lite Rock 95.9 Radio Personality: Caroline Moore. 

    Today we’re talking about fashion, costuming, and which side we’re bringing to thanksgiving dinner.

    Cheryl Moore's Sweet Potato Casserole
    Casserole:
    3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
    1 cup sugar
    1 stick butter, melted
    2 eggs, beaten
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    ⅓ cup milk

    Combine all of the above ingredients. Pour into a glass casserole dish.
    Next make the topping.

    Topping:
    ½ cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
    ¼ cup all purpose flour
    ½ cup chopped pecans
    1 stick butter, melted (Do not add this to the above three ingredients yet.)

    Stir the first three ingredients together; then place on top of the above
    casserole. Melt the stick of butter and drizzle it on top.

    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.

    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Find out more about Cheryl Moore's Costuming and CHS Choirs and Stage:
    https://www.facebook.com/cookevillechoirs

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 33 min
    Live on Air with Philip Gibbons

    Live on Air with Philip Gibbons

    Join Kosta and his guest: Philip Gibbons, Program Director for Zimmer Broadcasting, Voice Over Artist, Host, Radio Personality and Radio Hall of Fame Inductee.

    In This Episode: Philip's legacy in the broadcasting industry, the future of radio and what the next generation of hosts and personalities can learn from broadcasters today.
     
    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Find out more about Philip Gibbons:
    https://www.facebook.com/The-Philip-Gibbons-Radio-Show-771043256342358

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 22 min
    The Power of Community with Ricky Shelton

    The Power of Community with Ricky Shelton

    Join Kosta and his guest: Ricky Shelton, Founder and Creator of Better Cookeville, Influencer, Digital Marketing Strategist, Community Development Leader and the 31st Mayor to serve the City of Cookeville.

    In This Episode: We’re going behind the scenes of City Council, talking about how social media changed the expectations of local leaders and going back in time to see how Better Cookeville has shaped the holiday celebrations of the Upper Cumberland.
     
    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Find out more about Ricky and Better Cookeville:
    https://bettercookeville.com/

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 44 min
    Bloom and Grow Forever with Emma Crabtree

    Bloom and Grow Forever with Emma Crabtree

    Join Kosta and his guest: Emma Crabtree, Founder and Owner of The Glass Tangerine: Plant Shop and Mercantile.

    In This Episode: Emma’s transition from Mental Health Therapist to small business owner, starting your houseplant collection and how to answer the ever looming question - what’s next?

    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Find out more about Emma and The Glass Tangerine:
    https://www.glasstangerine.com/

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 30 min
    Rising Above with Becky Davidson

    Rising Above with Becky Davidson

    Join Kosta and his guest:  Becky Davidson, Co-Founder and President of Rising Above Ministries, a multi-dimensional outreach to families impacted by special needs. In addition to her work as a community leader and special needs advocate, Becky is the host of the Rising Above Podcast, Author, Speaker, and Activist.

    In This Episode: The day in the life of a special needs parent, Becky's inspirational story leading to the creation of Rising Above Ministries, and how we can help families of special needs children and adults. 

    Better Together with Kosta Yepifantsev is recorded in Cookeville, TN.

    Find out more about  Becky Davidson and Rising Above Ministries:
    https://www.risingaboveministries.org/

    Listen to Rising Above Podcast:
    https://www.risingaboveministries.org/podcast

    Find out more about Kosta and all the ways we're better together:
    http://kostayepifantsev.com/

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Shaun Scantland ,

Great show!

Great interviewer and wonderful guests! Editing and production is beyond reproach.
It’s a must listen every Monday morning.
Leaves me wanting to challenge myself to make my community better.

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