132 – Arts and Carafes with Tanya Ruffin of Create Studios

With a BFA in Fine Arts and MA in Art History, Tanya ended up with a career in Higher Education in the IT department! Desperate for some art in her life, about 6 years ago she opened teaching and event facility called Create Studios. She describes it as an Arts and Carafes space because people…

131 – Retail Survival Tips with Terri King of My Secret Garden

My Secret Garden is a retail store specializing in home décor, unique gifts, boutique apparel, garden accents and more. What started in 1990 in a booth at art shows has grown into a beautiful 12,000 square foot facility in Bay City, Michigan. Today retail is changing at a faster rate than ever before. But Terri…

130 – Entrepreneurial You! Monetize Your Expertise with Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She’s also the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times describes Dorie as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping…

129 – A Different Kind of Candle with Klaus Haagen of Austrian Atelier

Starting out as a mechanical engineer in Austria, Klaus Haagen had no idea that he would one day be applying his expertise from manufacturing metal and steel products to creating contemporary candles. Klaus has an eye for geometric shapes, colors and textures. He was influenced by Europe’s visionary artistry and quality craftsmanship and in 2006…

128 – Raise a Glass to Direct Sales with Melissa Ferber of Drink Generously with OneHope Wine

Melissa Ferber likes to think of herself as a wine drinking, coffee sipping, charity thinking kind of gal. Born in Philadelphia and living her adult life in South Florida, Melissa has enjoyed raising her 2 children, Nikki and Joey, while living a full and exciting life with her college sweetheart, Stephen. Melissa has been working…