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Matthew & Jen Brown: Building Resilience & Family Connections

Shownotes Today’s interview with Matthew & Jen Brown falls into the category of “early-stage” entrepreneurs. The idea for Chimney Trail came after Matthew’s multiple deployments as a Naval officer. He observed that the reunification process after deployment is challenging for many military families. In 2018, Matthew & Jen, along with Matthew’s Naval Academy roommates launched…

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Drew & Sarah Hiss: A Partnership Committed to a Legacy of Success & Significance

Show Notes I’m joined today by Drew & Sarah Hiss, empty nesters who recently moved to Colorado, where 2 of their adult children live.  Drew & Sarah started a payroll and HR technology solutions company from their basement with 2 little kids. They bootstrapped this business and knew they had to make it work when…

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The Takeaways: Dorcas Cheng-Tozun's interview

Show notes This episode highlights important takeaways from my interview with Dorcas in Episode 8, for those of you that don't have time to listen to a longer episode or just want to get right to the heart of the episode. In these shorter episodes, I'll add my insights through my lens as a Marriage Coach…

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Dorcas Cheng-Tozun: Author & Entrepreneur Spouse, Hard-Won Perspective from Life in an International Social Enterprise

Episode show notes: I’ve been looking forward to today’s interview with Dorcas Cheng-Tozun for over a year. I reached out to her last year, but she and her family were living in Nairobi, Kenya, one of several international moves they have made while growing d.light.  Dorcas is the author of Start, Love, Repeat: How to…

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Bekah & Adam Voglewede: Behind the Scenes of a Successful Small Business

Episode notes I’m joined today by Bekah & Adam Voglewede. Bekah’s evolution as a small business owner has a unique twist, reminding us that not all entrepreneurs are big risk takers. I met Bekah several years ago when I started seeing her for facials. Bekah is passionate about sharing her knowledge of healthy skin with…

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Tony & Felicity Dale: Doctors Committed to Restoring Body & Soul

Episode Notes: My guests today are Tony & Felicity Dale. In 1987, they packed up the biggest suitcases they could find and moved their 4 young children across the pond from London to Austin, TX. They didn’t know a soul, but they were following the Lord’s direction to continue a ministry they had been part…

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Sarah & Bill Woolsey: Creating Impact through Social Enterprise

What does an egalitarian marriage look like? I didn’t know that Bill & Sarah Woolsey would illustrate this so beautifully, but in this episode, they share about the give and take to make both of their dreams a reality. Their story includes navigating a serious illness only a year into marriage, putting together the puzzle…

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Mark Rushing: From Pastor to Entrepreneur: How He Uncovered His True Life's Work

Today’s episode picks up a conversation between me and my serial entrepreneur hubby, Mark. We talk about his career progression from pastor & church planter to serial entrepreneur. We explore his “aha” discovery in his mid 40’s, several years after launching his company. We discuss the benefits of personality profiles & mentors in discovering our…

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Brad & Jooyoung Voeller: True Partnership Forged From Challenges of Startup Life

Being married to an entrepreneur can be challenging, especially when that isn’t how you’re wired. I’ve heard many spouses voice frustration when it’s taking longer than expected for a startup to become profitable. “why can’t you just get a job?” Is a common question asked when month after month, savings dwindle, along with  the hope…

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Bob & Rose Knorr: Bootstrapping One of the Fastest Growing Medical Device Companies

My guests on today’s episode are Bob & Rose Knorr. They are an example of what Chip Conley refers to as “modern-day elders”. But don’t confuse elders with “old”. Very much still young at heart, they are investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs and young adults.  In this episode, the Knorrs share their experience of…

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