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#056: Why Every Brick and Mortar Business Needs a Construction Manager – NEXGEN Building Group

5/25/2018
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Josh Kueber - President & CEO of NEXGEN Building- NexGenBuilding.com - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Josh is the president and CEO of NEXGEN Building Group and Derek Marso’s lifelong best friend and neighbor. Josh following his gut and turning down an established positions and large offer to establish NEXGEN Building Group with the a core team of people he is able to trust. Tackling the digital...

Duration:01:01:05

#055: The Sh*t They Don’t Teach You in Business School – Brian Smith UGG Founder

5/18/2018
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Brian Smith - @UGG Founder, Author & Speaker - @briansmithugg - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Innovator and world class entrepreneur. UGG sheepskin boot founder. Media Guest, Inspiring Speaker and Author of "The Birth of a Brand". Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon helped inspired Brian to get motivated. “When you want something in life, the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.” - The...

Duration:01:32:08

#054: Digital Storytelling Secrets with Tabitha Lipkin – FOX 5 San Diego

5/11/2018
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Tabitha Lipkin - FOX 5 San Diego - @TabithaLipkin - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Emmy Award winning, FOX 5 San Diego broadcaster Tabitha Lipkin is creatively using social media to promote her personal brand while staying authentic. Tabitha’s love for traveling and meeting new people motivated her to study broadcasting at the University of Texas. A certified SCUBA Dive Master, Tabitha talks about...

Duration:00:59:08

#053: Celebrate National BBQ Month at your Neighborhood Barbecue Shop – ACE Hardware

5/4/2018
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Harry Schwartz - ACE Hardware in Hillcrest & Downtown San Diego Store Owner - @AceHardware @AceHillcrestHardware - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary ACE Hardware has over 5,000 locations across the globe, all independently owned and operated by local business owners. Harry Schwartz along with his sister Pam, own and operate the Hillcrest and Downtown ACE Hardware locations. May is National BBQ month...

Duration:01:01:27

#052: How Firefighter Rich Brocchini Built His Business by Serving Without Selling – Third Alarm Coffee

4/27/2018
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Rich Brocchini - Firefighter Chief, CEO of Third Alarm Coffee, Realtor & Best Selling Author- @ThirdAlarmCoffee - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Rich Brocchini has been a Firefighter for 25 years and has learned a thing or two about fighting fires and about business. Rich started Third Alarm Coffee Company in his garage about five years ago. Third Alarm Coffee Company gives back to firefighters that...

Duration:01:02:51

#052: How Firefighter Rich Brocchini built his business by Serving Without Selling – Third Alarm Coffee

4/27/2018
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Rich Brocchini - Firefighter Chief, CEO of Third Alarm Coffee, Realtor & Best Selling Author- @ThirdAlarmCoffee - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Rich Brocchini has been a Firefighter for 25 years and has learned a thing or two about fighting fires and about business. Rich started Third Alarm Coffee Company in his garage about five years ago. Third Alarm Coffee Company gives back to firefighters that...

Duration:01:02:51

#052: How Firefighter Rich Brocchini Built His Business by Serving Without Selling – Third Alarm Coffee

4/27/2018
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Rich Brocchini - Firefighter Chief, CEO of Third Alarm Coffee, Realtor & Best Selling Author- @ThirdAlarmCoffee - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary Rich Brocchini has been a Firefighter for 25 years and has learned a thing or two about fighting fires and about business. Rich started Third Alarm Coffee Company in his garage about five years ago. Third Alarm Coffee Company gives back to firefighters that...

Duration:01:02:51

#051: Chef Hanis Cavin Expands His Pork Empire With This New Barbecue Restaurant – Pioneer BBQ

4/20/2018
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Chef Hanis Cavin - Owner/Chef of The Pioneer BBQ and Carnitas Snack Shack and Chef Ivan Munoz accompanied by Chef Willie - @CarnitasSnacks @thepioneerbbq - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary: Hanis Cavin, California Restaurant Association Chef of the Year in 2009, shares his love of pork and his talent for cooking with San Diego. There are 3 locations for Carnitas Snack Shack - North Park, Embarcadero,...

Duration:01:15:22

#050: Hunting and Raising Fathers on the Carnivore Diet – Curtis Jackson

4/13/2018
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Curtis Jackson - Founder, Head Strength Coach and Co-Owner of Jackson Strength Academy - @jacksonstrengthacademy @curtisrjackson - Solana Beach, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary: Curtis Jackson is the Co-Owner and Founder of Jackson Strength training and gym. He is also the current fitness expert for DiG Magazine and contributor to About.com’s volleyball training page. Along with his passion for fitness and...

Duration:01:10:23

#049: Amazing Hospitality Isn’t Just Reserved for Five Star Hotels – Cloudbeds

4/6/2018
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Adam Harris - CEO & Founder of Cloudbeds - @cloudbeds - San Diego, California *Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California. Summary: Adam Harris, the CEO and Co-Founder of Cloudbeds joined us above the butcher shop to talk about the challenges he faced when building their an end-to-end hotel management software company. Today Cloudbeds has over two hundred employees in 31 countries and supports over 20,000 hotels. Cloudbeds has offices in San...

Duration:01:09:49

#048: The Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce, Catering, and Restaurant Story – Dave and Duce Raymond

3/30/2018
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Dave Raymond and Duce Raymond - Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ & Catering - @sbrbbq @sbrcatering @duceswildbbq - Chicago, IL *This podcast was recorded at the River Ranch Stockyards during the National Barbecue & Grilling Association’s #IAMBBQ2018 National Trade Show and Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Summary: Dave Raymond the Founder of Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce, and Duce Raymond (his nephew) of Sweet Baby Ray’s Catering own two BBQ restaurants, a catering & events company, and compete in BBQ...

Duration:01:08:21

#047: Mike Mills and Amy Mills Share Their Legendary Lives in Barbecue – 17th Street BBQ

3/23/2018
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Mike Mills & Amy Mills - 17th Street BBQ - @17thstreetbbq - Murphysboro, Illinois *This podcast recorded at the River Ranch Stockyards during the National Barbecue & Grilling Association’s #IAMBBQ2018 National Trade Show and Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Summary: In 2012 the National Barbecue & Grilling Association (NBBQA) hosted their annual trade show and conference in San Diego, California. During that NBBQA Conference, Gene Goycochea of Cali Comfort BBQ lobbied successfully to get...

Duration:01:05:44

#046: Stuart Meyer and Mark Lambert from the 2018 NBBQA IAMBBQ Conference – National Barbecue & Grilling Association

3/16/2018
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Stuart Meyer (CEO) and Mark Lambert (President, Sweet Swine O’Mine) - NBBQA @nbbqa Summary: This podcast was recorded during the 2018 NBBQA National Conference & Academy. "BBQ doesn't have to be "trial & error". Our individual BBQ journeys are often solitary pursuits and quite often we encounter questions and challenges for which there isn't an immediate answer. At the conference, you are surrounded by your peers on similar journeys who know what you're going through because they've been...

Duration:00:57:29

#046: Stuart Meyer and Mark Lambert from the 2018 NBBQA IAMBBQ Conference - National Barbecue & Grilling Association

3/16/2018
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Stuart Meyer (CEO) and Mark Lambert (President, Sweet Swine O’Mine) - NBBQA @nbbqa Summary: This podcast was recorded during the 2018 NBBQA National Conference & Academy."BBQ doesn't have to be "trial & error". Our individual BBQ journeys are often solitary pursuits and quite often we encounter questions and challenges for which there isn't an immediate answer. At the conference, you are surrounded by your peers on similar journeys who know what you're going through because they've been...

Duration:00:57:29

#045: How a Barbecue Restaurant and Butcher Shop Create Unique Sports Hospitality Partnerships - SDSU Sports MBA Program

3/9/2018
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Scott Minto - Director of the San Diego State University Sports MBA Program, Fowler College of Business - San Dieg0, CA - @sdsusportsmba Summary: Scott Minto, former graduate, is now the Director of the SDSU Sports MBA program. The SDSU Sports MBA program is ranked#4 in the world. Scott strives to create a quality program for his students at San Diego State University. The cutthroat sports industry has set very high standards for his program, yielding quality graduates. The SDSU...

Duration:01:05:31

#044: How to Organize a Charity Barbecue Event - Americas Finest BBQ State Championship

3/2/2018
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Ed LaVelle - Director of the San Diego Police Museum / Bill's Blue Line BBQ Team - San Diego, CA- @AMFinestBBQ Summary: The America’s Finest BBQ State Competition will debut its first year this September 15th at the Bay fair in San Diego! The driving force behind this competition is Ed LaVelle who caught the BBQ bug while working for the San Diego Police Department. Ed shares his event experience and the ups and downs of planning events in San Diego BBQ competitions are about bringing...

Duration:01:03:25

043: How This Innovative San Diego Real Estate Team Became a Multimedia Content Company - East County Eats

2/23/2018
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Kyle Whissel and Bryan Koci - Host and Producer of East County Eats, Owner and Photographer/Videographer of Whissel Realty - San Diego, Ca - @eastcountyeats Summary: Kyle and Bryan use East County Eats as a helpful extension to their real estate business at Whissel Realty. Kyle has been in the real estate industry for 20 years. Kyle Whissel is the host of East County Eats and Bryan Koci is the producer. Whissel Realty is a Mom and Pop real estate business owned by Kyle Whissel in East...

Duration:01:15:48

#042: Maximize Your Digital Marketing by Taking Ownership of Your Online Business Profile - Yelp San Diego

2/16/2018
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Brad Bohensky - Senior Community Director of Yelp San Diego - San Diego, Ca - @yelpsandiego Summary: Brad Bohensky has worked for Yelp San Diego for six years as their Senior Community and Marketing Director. He shares Yelp’s vision of connecting people and bringing community together. Brad helps restaurants host events that gives Elite Yelpers an opportunity to review their food and beverages. Brad talks about how businesses can embrace and get involved with Yelp. Links Mentioned in...

Duration:01:10:50

#041 - This Entrepreneurial Non-Profit CEO is Focused on Breaking the Cycle of Poverty - San Diego Food Bank

2/9/2018
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James Floros - CEO/President of The San Diego Food Bank - San Diego, Ca - @sdfoodbank Summary: James Floros is the C.E.O. of the San Diego Food Bank and has worked for non-profit organizations for 34 years! He has helped to feed millions of people in their most dire time of need. James and the San Diego Food Bank are working towards societal change to break the cycle of poverty. Of San Diego County’s 3.3 million residents, 494,439 people face food insecurity every day.* Of this number,...

Duration:01:04:04

#40: Secrets to Slanging Your Specialty BBQ Sauces, Spices, and Rubs in Over 500 Retail Locations - The Sauce Goddess

2/2/2018
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Jennifer Reynolds- Owner of The Sauce Goddess- San Diego, Ca- @thesaucegoddess Summary: Jennifer Reynolds shares her story of how she started her own business, The Sauce Goddess. Finding inspiration from her father’s cooking and applying her knowledge from her graphics degree, Jennifer has grown her business and has won over 20 awards for her products! Jennifer has been able to distribute her Specialty BBQ Sauces, Spices, and Rubs in Over 500 Retail Locations Jennifer attends events...

Duration:01:00:06

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