Each week Sheryl Tessier comes to us with her list of, often, unique things to do in the Des Moines Metro. From Friday (Tonight) through into next week Sheryl has lots of suggestions and a little fun with the program. Grab your calendar...from eats to drinks here is Sheryl!
Our guest is the Chiropractic Physician in charge of a new office in Windsor Heights Dr. Shane Bradley. NuSpine Chiropractic not only has a unique office but also a very different business plan that they believe will encourage more people to seek care and treatment. Here is that story:
Giving seniors an option beyond owning a home is not new. However Vintage Cooperatives, a project by Ewing Development, offers people an "ownership stake" in communal living while retaining independent activities of daily living. To date Vintage Cooperatives have opened several new properties and more are in the future. Here we visit with Shona Schmall and Tyler Cowman about the project and it's rapid growth.
Following 16 years of doing business in the Greater Des Moines Metro and beyond Robb Spearman has announced he is selling RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts to four partners who have made up the leadership team of the business during the past 18 months. The new owners will be brokers Lance Hanson, Matt Mauro, Ou Meksay and Shane Torres. Here we visit with Lance about Robb, the business and more.
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After nearly thirty years of working for somebody else Cindy Wiedman made the decision to start her own business. Liability Pro Insurance Advisors works with lawyers, CPA's and others to help them with insurance needs when it comes to professional liability. We talk about her niche business and more. Enjoy!
One of the hardest working small business people we know is Sandy Taylor from Plaza Florist and Gifts of Urbandale. We talk about the seasons of business and then something called Petal it Forward...you'll not be able to miss her and her crew. Have a listen!
Each week our first business interview is with Laura Kinnard about business networking options and a look at a social media tip. Today we cover lots of upcoming networking opportunities as well as introduce you to a new function on Twitter. Here is that conversation!
For years physicians have been complaining that automated patient record keeping has had a negitive impact on patient care, outcomes and medical costs. Meet Jonathan M. Fialkov, MD who has created a software program that allows patients, their families and care-givers better, more accurate information. It is called Rational Surgical Solutions. Here, along with Mike Colwell from Square One DSM and the story that will be told, in person on Wednesday.
Perhaps unknown to many Iowa is one of the top five states in the United States when it comes to human trafficking issues. You can thank the crossroads of I-80 and I-35 for much of that. Our guest is Kellie Markey the founder of Dorothy's House. Here we learn some shocking statistics about human trafficking and what Kellie is attempting to do with her new startup offering young girls an opportunity to grab a normal life. Please have a listen...
Our Small Business Spotlight shines on FRED's Bike Shop and its owner Brad Overholser. Brad contends that his niche is to provide affordable bicycles to first-time and long-time riders. Other than selling new bikes FRED's also repairs and teaches repair techniques. "We want bicycling to be affordable for everybody..." Here is that conversation: