Purpose #11: Amanda Bedell – You Have So Much More To Give In Life & Business

Purpose #11: Amanda Bedell – You Have So Much More To Give In Life & Business

In this episode, I talk with entrepreneur and business advisor Amanda Bedell about her journey of losing her father at a young age, building a bakery, and reconnecting with her purpose after selling her business.

Amanda invested over 15 years in the marketing and public relations fields serving multi-million dollar nonprofits and corporations in the entertainment industry. In between, she launched and subsequently sold a very successful gluten-free bakery.

What I appreciate about Amanda is her infectious energy. I always feel like I can take on the world after our conversations and I am excited to introduce you to her.

To learn more about Amanda, follow her at:

LinkedInAmanda on LinkedIn
WebsiteAmanda Bedell at BCC Business Consulting
Email: amanda@bccbusinessconsulting.com

Purpose #10: Jane Powers – Breaking The Patterns Built By Sexual Abuse & Trauma

Purpose #10: Jane Powers – Breaking The Patterns Built By Sexual Abuse & Trauma

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of talking with Jane Powers.

Jane is an award-winning international speaker, trainer, and sought-after life & business strategist. After 30 + years as a professional speaker and sales trainer, Jane mastered the art and science of speaking to sell and selling to serve and has dedicated her career to helping sales professionals, entrepreneurs, and organizations implement her strategies.

Jane is the author of two incredible books, Speak with Confidence Sell with Authority, and Revealing The Missing Peace, a book dedicated to helping trauma survivors find ways to navigate trauma, abuse, story, and mind to emerge victoriously.

What I appreciate about Jane is her authentic approach to facing and overcoming the challenges she faced when dealing with childhood sexual abuse.

To learn more about Jane Powers:

LinkedIn: Jane on LinkedIn
Instagram: Jane on IG
Website: Jane Powers

Purpose #7: Ben Surratt – Be Strong Enough To Ask For Help

Purpose #7: Ben Surratt – Be Strong Enough To Ask For Help

In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing Ben Surratt.

Ben Surratt is a father, friend, entrepreneur, small business advocate, podcaster, and mortgage advisor. He is originally from Racine Wisconsin and has been in the Pacific Northwest with his family since 2004.

After deciding not to go to college, Ben started working at McDonald’s where he focused on improving his mindset and skills daily, an attitude that would pay off as he climbed the ranks in the hospitality and banking sector prior to becoming an entrepreneur.

What I appreciate most about Ben is his dedication to having the right attitude, work ethic, and self-discipline it takes to help others live better lives.

To learn more about Ben, follow him here:

Email: ben@bizoverbeer.com

Email: ben.surratt@gatewayloan.com

LinkedIn: Ben on LinkedIn

Instagram: Ben on Instagram

TikTok – Business Over Beer on TikTok

Website: Ben at Helping Hand Equity

Website: Ben at Business Over Beer

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Episode #8: Bill Dowd – From Professional Hockey Player To Entrepreneur & Franchisor

Episode #8: Bill Dowd – From Professional Hockey Player To Entrepreneur & Franchisor

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Bill Dowd, a former professional hockey player, entrepreneur, and franchisor, to discuss how athletes can prepare for life after sports. We also discuss how Bill started his franchise, Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control, and how what he learned as an athlete has helped him build an extremely successful franchise that is now expanding into the United States from Canada.

This is a MUST listen for any athlete that is considering their post-career options and might be considering the franchise route as a great path professionally.

To learn more about Bill Dowd, make sure you follow him and his work here:

Website: Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control
LinkedIn: Bill Dowd on LinkedIn

Episode #6: Antonio Jackson – From D1 Athlete To Executive & Successful Entrepreneur

Episode #6: Antonio Jackson – From D1 Athlete To Executive & Successful Entrepreneur

In today’s episode, I sat down to talk with Antonio Jackson, a former Division 1 athlete turned entrepreneur, to discuss his journey from high school to college and how he successfully transitioned into business and making an impact with his nonprofit organization. We discuss his success secrets and the skills athletes can focus on while they are still playing sports so they can transition well and continue winning in life.

Today, Antonio is focused on helping children from underrepresented communities of color access opportunities and education in STEM so they can develop the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math through his nonprofit, Building Blocks 2 Success.

To learn more about Antonio Jackson, make sure you follow him and his nonprofit on:

Website: Antonio at Building Blocks 2 Success
LinkedIn: Antonio on LinkedIn