Month: February 2019

Beyond the Obituary Trailer

The Beyond the Obituary Podcast from Renaissance Funeral Home in Raleigh NC is a place where friends and family members come to tell their stories of loved ones who have passed on. Subscribe now for new episodes, coming March 2019. About Renaissance Funeral Home Family Owned and Operated by 3rd and 4th Generation Funeral Directors,…

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50: Peace Out! Exiting the Wedding Industry, with Sam Dockery

Sam Dockery is the former owner of Bliss by Sam, wedding planning company in both Raleigh and Chicago, until she abruptly left the industry altogether in October 2018.  Why did she do it?  Sam has her reasons, both personal and professional, and she talks all about it on this week’s episode! Support this show by…

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Season 1 – Episode 005. From Homeless to Hustler

David Pratt is the definition of a hustler and his success comes from being hungry. After being let go from his civil engineering job in Atlanta, David fell on hard times where was living out of his car and squatting in empty homes. He was relentless though, and always knew he would find a away…

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From Homeless to Hustler, David Pratt’s Amazing Journey

David Pratt is the definition of a hustler and his success comes from being hungry. After being let go from his civil engineering job in Atlanta, David fell on hard times where was living out of his car and squatting in empty homes. He was relentless though, and always knew he would find a away…

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49: What Startups Can Teach Wedding Vendors, with Mayflower Venues’ Veronica Armstrong

Support our Sponsor: Visit Audible.com/WeddingsForReal for a free 30-day Trial of the world’s largest collection of Audiobooks! Veronica Armstrong, head of marketing at Mayflower Venues, is all about that startup life.  She was the 4th employee and General Manager of the Wedding Market at Lovepop and helped grow that company to what it is today….

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Season 1 – Episode 004. Leaders Stand Out By Having The Resolve To Never Quit

Serial Entrepreneur Sid Smith started his first business before he was old enough to drive. Since then he’s founded and sold over nine businesses and is the current owner of Carolina Fresh Water. In this episode, Sid offers priceless advice to others looking to run a business including what he does to stay sharp, the…

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Leaders Stand Out by Having the Resolve to Never Quit, with Sid Smith

Serial Entrepreneur Sid Smith started his first business before he was old enough to drive. Since then he’s founded and sold over nine businesses and is the current owner of Carolina Fresh Water. In this episode, Sid offers priceless advice to others looking to run a business including what he does to stay sharp, the…

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48: What Do Engaged Couples Want From Wedding Vendors? We Asked Them!

At the Carolina Inn (Chapel Hill NC) Event Showcase on January 27th, Megan and Jason Gillikin walked around and interviewed 15 couples to get their take on what it’s been like to find their vendors, where they’re looking, what role social media played (Instagram!), and what they would tell wedding vendors to do differently.  Wedding vendors,…

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Season 1 – Episode 003. To Be A Successful Leader, Find Your Tribe.

Entrepreneurship is in Doug Speight’s blood. His family has been starting businesses in North Carolina since the 1930s and he has founded multiple businesses himself. As the former Entrepreneur in Residence with American Underground, and current Executive Director and Startup Growth Advisor, Doug sees hundreds of North Carolina startups through all phases of their business….

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To Be a Successful Leader, Find Your Tribe, with Doug Speight

Entrepreneurship is in Doug Speight’s blood. His family has been starting businesses in North Carolina since the 1930s and he has founded multiple businesses himself. As the former Entrepreneur in Residence with American Underground, and current Executive Director and Startup Growth Advisor, Doug sees hundreds of North Carolina startups through all phases of their business….

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