100 episodes

Cheers To Business is a casually serious business and entrepreneur podcast that discusses starting, running, refining and growing your company, or excelling at your current job over a glass of wine. Karen and Cadie are a mother-daughter dynamite duo that can collaborate and clash with the best of them. Join them as they candidly share their work experience, work & life balance tips, best business practices, career ups and downs and why always having fun in the process is a must. Cheers to you and your dreams and businesses.

Cheers To Business Cadie Gaut and Karen Simmons

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Cheers To Business is a casually serious business and entrepreneur podcast that discusses starting, running, refining and growing your company, or excelling at your current job over a glass of wine. Karen and Cadie are a mother-daughter dynamite duo that can collaborate and clash with the best of them. Join them as they candidly share their work experience, work & life balance tips, best business practices, career ups and downs and why always having fun in the process is a must. Cheers to you and your dreams and businesses.

    Gamers, Geeks and Wrestlers with Tommy Wetjen

    Gamers, Geeks and Wrestlers with Tommy Wetjen

    Guest-host Johnny Gwin talks with Tommy Wetjen about how he built Gamers N Geeks, the Gulf Coast's largest gaming store. Tommy also shares how he has grown his business by creating an economic ecosystem with collaborators and like-minded merchants and vendors, making a unique experience that encourages all ages and types of gamers to feel welcome. Plus, he spills the beans on purchasing, relaunching, and reinventing the CWL, the Combat Wrestling League.

    • 28 min
    Selling Childhood Memories with Scotty White

    Selling Childhood Memories with Scotty White

    In this episode, guest host Johnny Gwin talks with Scotty White about how he takes another step in building his business empire of Geekdom with his new Scotty's Toy Shop specializing in action figures and other pop culture collectibles. Scotty is not just an entrepreneur, podcaster, and comic book creator; he is now an action figure curator, doctor, and bounty hunter to find "that special toy that someone wants from their childhood memories and will bring them happiness."

    • 17 min
    The 411 for 401(k) Plans with Crystal Sears

    The 411 for 401(k) Plans with Crystal Sears

    Business owners and employees leave money on the table year after year by not having the right retirement plan in place. In this episode, Karen talks with the Mobile, Alabama employer, employee, and personal retirement plan TPA specialist Crystal Sears of Azalea Administration. Crystal explains all the options employers and employees now have with 401(k) and other retirement plans and how to get started saving for your future. This is an encore REBROADCAST!

    • 22 min
    Learning A Trade and Giving Back with Trey Byrum

    Learning A Trade and Giving Back with Trey Byrum

    On this episode, Karen talks with Trey Byrum, owner of the Alabama Pipe Welders Academy and Scottsman Tools in Mobile, Alabama, about the importance of learning a trade, creating a product, having faith, and giving back to your community. Trey details how his welding school started from chaos and tragedy into something magical from very humble beginnings. Plus, he will tell us what it is like to share the TV screen with Billy Bones on the National Geographic Channel.

    • 23 min
    Close The Backdoor and Keep Your Customers with Bradley Flowers

    Close The Backdoor and Keep Your Customers with Bradley Flowers

    The most valuable resource for any business is their customers, and while new customers are essential, acquiring new ones can cost as much as 7 times more than retaining a customer you already have. On this episode, guest host Johnny Gwin talks with the co-host of The Insurance Guys podcast and owner of Portal Insurance, the incomparable Bradley Flowers. Bradley delivers real-world stories, insights and essential tools for keeping your best customers to make sure your business survives and thrives.

    • 33 min
    Reckless Abandon and Wild Dreaming with Musician Eric Erdman

    Reckless Abandon and Wild Dreaming with Musician Eric Erdman

    On this episode, guest host Johnny Gwin talks with singer/songwriter, session guitarist, and professional music businessman Eric Erdman about creating a career where he is the brand, product, factory, and the skilled labor. Eric demystifies the rock star mythos with tales of hard work, serious practicing, endless touring, and power networking to be able to travel the world entertaining thousands as his songs and talent. Plus, Eric shares his love of the musicians and unique musical sound of Mobile, Alabama.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

SteelMagnolaFairhope ,

Love the guest diversity!

Great show about Serda Brewing today! I actually enjoyed some of their original beers, though :)

wareaglefearthethumb ,

Amazing

This is an amazing podcast if you are into business....or even life! Karen and Cadie are super authentic and don’t hold anything back!

AlinaN88 ,

Exceptional!

Karen and Cadie are the best! Listen for amazing business advice. 🧡

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