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010 Host Rob Gets Script Flipped

Enjoy this episode Meet Host and Founder Rob Kochanski un-edited unscripted Rob was going to interview Jackson Bubolz when Rob asked Jackson "what do you want to discuss in his episode?" he flips the script and says its time for the listeners to learn more about the host of Local First Podcast. The rest is history. We spend the next hour drinking beer and discussing everything from having a Vision, having Pasion, and asking the right questions. Are you a small business owner, entrepreneur?...


009 Dr. Lees What You Need To Know About Eating Disorders

Enjoy this episode Meet Dr. Lees Dr. Lees received her Doctor of Psychology degree with honors from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 1990. Prior to opening Lees Psychological Services in 1998, she developed and directed several hospital-based as well as independent clinic-based, eating disorder programs for anorexia and bulimia. A licensed psychologist and one of the only Certified Eating Disorder Specialists (CEDS) in the area, Dr. Lees was recognized in 2001 by her peers...


007 Ron Wimmer Capture Spectacular Moments

Enjoy this episode Meet Ron, I can’t remember when I didn’t carry a camera. I’ve been inspired by images and art my entire life. My Uncle Ray got me interested in photography when I was about ten or twelve years old and continued to water that seed. Photography was a hobby of his and he enjoyed sharing it with me. He set me up with a makeshift dark room in my parent’s basement and taught me how to process and print in black & white. Thanks to him, I have been creating images ever since....


008 Nancy Olsen Legacy Moments Last Forever

Enjoy this episode Meet Nancy, This quote comes from my daughter, Wendy, who has observed me all her life: “You have always been a great listener and question asker, and people have always opened up to you, your whole life.” Her quote surprised me but I do agree with her: I enjoy meeting new folks to listen. Everyone has their own unique story. Giving others the opportunity to share their story relaxes them and me as well. (It also means that I do not have to do the talking as I can be...


006 L.J. Hyland Direct Lending Helping Small Businesses Grow

Enjoy this episode Meet L. J. Hyland Mixed experience: Marketing and advertising, sales for a LED lighting company, and financings. Works with companies of all sizes both locally and around the nation. Personal Ran track in college (sprinter). 4 time All-American. Still into fitness today. Primarily Crossfit and Olympic weightlifting Recently became a “world traveler” by visiting Paris. Passion for helping people through education. I love giving webinars and presentations. 3 Key Points:...


005 Paul Grekowicz 5 Tips For Small Business Marketing

Enjoy this episode Let's meet Paul Grekowicz, Born and raised in Michigan, south of Detroit…cue Journey music 😊 Attended the University of Michigan and earned an engineering degree First professional role revolved around maintenance and inspection of nuclear power plants Received my MBA part-time in the evening while working full time in a sales role Got certified in Six Sigma GE moved me to the Milwaukee area 15 years ago, and I’ve lived in the same house in Brookfield since Worked as a...


004 Jackson Bubolz Massive Changes in Insurance

Enjoy this episode There are massive changes happening in the insurance world… but no body knows it yet. Jackson Bubolz is the owner or Elevated Insurance. An independent insurance agency in Waukesha, WI serving the community with home, auto, life, and business coverage. He has discovered that most people aren’t excited about their insurance, but see it as a necessary evil. Between community involvement, donations, and connecting people to ways to reach their goals, Elevated Insurance is...


003 Megan Kruter Light The Night

Enjoy this episode The link for Man & Woman of the Year is: http://www.mwoy.org/wisconsin The link to register as a volunteer or to ride the 25 mile bike ride is: http://events.lls.org/pages/wi/2018ScenicShore150/ Matt King – he was diagnosed in 2010 at 4 years old with Leukemia. He was selected as the honored hero shortly after his diagnosis for the Scenic shore 150 bike ride and has been a force at the ride every year. Last year, in 2017, he became our youngest rider to complete the...


002 Dr. Jason Cindric You Got To Have Faith

Enjoy this episode As a kid, Dr. Jason suffered from low back pain, chronic upset stomach, frequent cold and flu symptoms, strep throat, recurring ear infections, etc. He remembers always being sick and reaching for a pill to pop or a syrup to drink, hoping to feel better. After years of no medical cure, it was then from principled chiropractic care that healing came. While pursuing chiropractic care for pain relief, Dr. Jason was surprised to discover all the other ways chiropractic...


001 Nancy Lucchesi Mobile Apps for Small Biz

Enjoy this episode Nancy Lucchesi, number 1 bestselling author, founded Unleased Mobile Apps because she knew there was an innovative way to create relationships with your customer base. Utilizing mobile apps, Nancy helps her clients connect quickly and efficiently to their customers to provide services and products that they love. When working with Nancy, you will be able to identify multiple ways to leverage your business and marketing to keep your customers engaged and buying. Nancy...


000 Introduction to Local First Podcast

Enjoy this episode Listen to host Rob Kochasnki tell the orgin story of Local First Podcast. I started as an idea 15+ years ago sitting on my brothers pourch drinking beer. 3 Key Points: Why Local First Podcast How an Idea turned into Local First Podcast Support you Local Businesses Sponsors Home Solutions Realty At Home Solutions Realty we provide you with a personlized solution for all your Real Estate needs.