100 episodes

The Made In Mississippi podcast will interview successful Mississippians to gain valuable insights into their approach to business, life as a busy entrepreneur and what they’ve learned throughout the course of their career. Collectively, we know this will be a dynamic resource to educate and encourage other Mississippians who may be feeling the negative connotations to launching, growing, or keeping their business in our state.

Made In Mississippi Casey Combest

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 51 Ratings

The Made In Mississippi podcast will interview successful Mississippians to gain valuable insights into their approach to business, life as a busy entrepreneur and what they’ve learned throughout the course of their career. Collectively, we know this will be a dynamic resource to educate and encourage other Mississippians who may be feeling the negative connotations to launching, growing, or keeping their business in our state.

    Candid Conversation about Cannabis

    Candid Conversation about Cannabis

    William Chism grew up in Ridgeland & graduated from St. Andrews. He then attended and graduated from Yale and did the "Wall Street thing".  After being accepted and completing one year at Harvard, he took a voluntary "break" and moved back to Mississippi. Why? In the 2020 election, Mississippi stamped their overwhelming support with over 70% in favor of the Medical Cannabis ballot initiative. What does this mean for Mississippians?  What does this mean for Mississippi? Listen as William and Shelly have a candid conversation about the Cannabis industry in Mississippi. For additional information and/or education... follow River Remedy on facebook and instagram.  You can also visit www.RiverRemedyMS.com

    • 39 min
    Have you ever wondered how to create a Niche market in your industry?

    Have you ever wondered how to create a Niche market in your industry?

    Join us today as we talk to Stephanie Higginbotham, CPA, PLLC from Laurel, MS.   What a neat story to show the importance of developing a Niche Market in any profession... even Accounting!  
    Listen as she talks about growing in her profession vs. her personal life and family. Listen as she then explains how she found a work/life balance!  
     
    Once you find YOUR work/ life balance, how can you maintain it?  Ask yourself... What do I really want to do?  Then back into it, and figure out how to do it your way.  Stephanie has an inspiring story on how she did just that.

    • 32 min
    The Importance of telling your whole story....

    The Importance of telling your whole story....

    We never know what part of our story is going to change the life of someone else.  Listen as Elizabeth Casano shares her journey from leaving the "corporate world" to becoming a successful Entrepreneur. Mom.  Author.  Enneagram Coach.  Speaker.  On this week's episode, Elizabeth shares her secrets to success. Make plans to attend the inaugural Connect Mississippi Women's conference in Cleveland, MS.  November 11th.  Connect Mississippi was created to bring women together to use their talents & gifts to make a difference in the great state of Mississippi.
    For me details and to purchase your tickets, visit https://connectms.org/
     

    • 36 min
    It just makes Scents... A story of Suds to Success

    It just makes Scents... A story of Suds to Success

    In this episode, Elizabeth Minchew of Buff City Soap shares her story of success.   We discuss the power of connection, and the importance of community.  She also shares her secret ingredient to increasing revenue by creating a customized experience for each customer.  Coming soon... the opening of 2 new stores in Mississippi.  Follow them on Facebook and Instagram- Buff City Soap- Jackson, MS. 

    • 23 min
    Genuine Mississippi

    Genuine Mississippi

    Excited to Kick off Season 13! Join Erin as she interviews Mississippi's Commissioner of Agriculture about Genuine MS- The very best of everything Grown, Raised, Crafted and Made in Mississippi. You may be surprised to learn how Genuine MS can benefit you or your small business! 
    The Commissioner also encourages everyone to visit the 163rd Mississippi State Fair.  This years dates are October 6-16, 2022. For more information:
    https://www.mdac.ms.gov/fairgrounds/ms-state-fair/
     

    • 20 min
    MS native Erin Fults talks about how she went from taking a few photos for family friends in high school to owning her own business.

    MS native Erin Fults talks about how she went from taking a few photos for family friends in high school to owning her own business.

    Coming soon- A new interview with Erin Fults to give us an update since the original episode. 
    Replay- June 15, 2020-  On this episode of Made Mississippi, Casey talks with Clinton, MS native Erin Fults about how she went from taking a few photos for family friends in high school to owning her own business that offers brand consultation in addition to her professional photography service. She also talks about how her creative instinct helped her discover her love for running a business.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Cass Dodgen ,

Cass Dodgen

I’ve really enjoyed the podcast. I’ve listened to all of the episodes and look forward to more of them.

Fin5363 ,

Great podcast!

I love hearing about Mississippi small companies etc! I have a suggestion. Delta Blue Jeans. Great Mississippi company!

Susan Branson ,

Inspiring stories!

Casey Combest’s conversational style is pleasant to listen to! He finds leaders in our state who are making a difference in their communities and beyond and asks the in depth questions about their entrepreneurship journey including struggles and victories. He does a great job promoting Mississippi and what makes our state unique!

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