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Why do you have to “go somewhere” to succeed? Why is everywhere else better than where you are? How come that grass is never greener? We get this notion that success is always where we are not; we can’t start something where we are. Dreams are coming true for everyone else..everywhere else. Start South is where that notion comes to an end. Guest host will share their stories of how they over came obstacles to achieve their dreams and goals. The idea is to help show that success has many different forms and many different roads.

Why do you have to “go somewhere” to succeed? Why is everywhere else better than where you are? How come that grass is never greener? We get this notion that success is always where we are not; we can’t start something where we are. Dreams are coming true for everyone else..everywhere else. Start South is where that notion comes to an end. Guest host will share their stories of how they over came obstacles to achieve their dreams and goals. The idea is to help show that success has many different forms and many different roads.
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Why do you have to “go somewhere” to succeed? Why is everywhere else better than where you are? How come that grass is never greener? We get this notion that success is always where we are not; we can’t start something where we are. Dreams are coming true for everyone else..everywhere else. Start South is where that notion comes to an end. Guest host will share their stories of how they over came obstacles to achieve their dreams and goals. The idea is to help show that success has many different forms and many different roads.

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Episodes

Local Entrepreneurs: Emma Freeze, Founder of "The Chic Next Door"

12/5/2019
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Continuing on with the "Local Entrepreneurs" series I connected with Emma Freeze, a young local entrepreneur who started her Birmingham, AL based business "The Chic Next Door" in fall of 2019. The services that Emma provides include: personal shopping, event styling, 'closet closure', online consignment sales, consulting, and much more (you can check out her blog at www.thechicnextdoor.com to get all the details). What is unique about her story is she is one of the few people in the Greater...

Duration:01:00:34

Black Friday & Cyber Monday History

12/2/2019
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This episode dives into the history of both "shopping Holidays". It covers how they were started and how they evolved into what we know them as today. These holidays have also impacted other industries and sparked the creation of other "Shopping Holidays". Support the show

Duration:00:20:49

Local Entrepreneurs: Darcy Walker Art

11/14/2019
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In this episode I got to interview Darcy Walker, the artist behind Darcy Walker Art. This is a special episode because she is the first guest that is a family member. This goes right into the message of inspiration being all around us...even on our own family trees. Darcy not only paints the art herself but for a number of years she has been teaching as well as participating in community art shows. The folks she teaches range from all age groups; she does group classes and also private...

Duration:00:23:55

Local Entrepreneurs: Birmingham Pedal Tours

11/12/2019
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This series of Episodes will be highlighting local entrepreneurs in my community and featuring their stories on the show. This was something that I wanted to do to show that inspiration is all around us. Friends, family, and folks in our local communities are out there doing some awesome things....we don't need to look far to find inspiration. This Mini Series kicks off with Birmingham Pedal Tours! I sat down and spoke with a long friend Derek Nuwer. His cousin's founded the company and he...

Duration:00:20:49

Guest Interview: Eloise Pascal- Mindset Coach & Blogger

10/24/2019
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On this Episode we have our guest Eloise Pascal join us all way the from Australia! She is a mindset coach and blogger and helps coach people all around the world battling with mental unwellness ( depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self image, etc). She herself had struggled with her own battles throughout her life. Despite hitting the lowest of lows Eloise was able to overcome her battles and shares just how that journey looked for her. Through her experiences one way she was able to...

Duration:00:47:45

STOP "Keeping Up With the Joneses"

10/17/2019
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Co-host Eric Michael Savage joins to help break down the infamous phrase "Keeping Up With The Joneses" This was mentioned by out previous guest Karen Ford in regards to finance, but this episode looks deeper into the meaning and how it effects us on more levels than just money. Support the show

Duration:00:31:45

Guest Interview: Felicity Dales- Body Torque

10/8/2019
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Felicity Dales is the Founder of Body Torque, a biking/triathlon apparel & lifestyle brand based out of Ocean Grove Australia (not far outside of Melbourne). She founded the company in 1986 and today in 2019 the company is still growing! She shares her story of founding the company and the journey that has brought her on through the year. She also shares her advice and wisdom as a business founder who has seen the business world evolve and shares plans for the company to grow into a global...

Duration:00:52:43

Beating Debt with "Money Matters" Author Karen Ford

10/3/2019
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Author, Speaker, and Financial Coach Karen Ford joins this episode so share her insight and wisdom on a subject matter that nearly everyone must deal with...DEBT! Karen & Alex break down how people get caught in the debt trap through various stages in life and some tricks to get out of the trap. Karen shares examples of clients she has worked with and how they used what she taught her to break the cycle of living under the shadow of debt. Debt is a huge obstacle holding anyone it has in...

Duration:00:54:13

International Podcast Day - A Brief History of Podcasts- *BONUS EPISODE*

10/1/2019
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In celebration of International Podcast Day Alex did a solo bonus episode to highlight the history of Podcasts. The episode recaps how podcasting began (before the word even existed) and how it evolved into what it is today. Also Alex goes into the current state of the Podcasting industry with some statistics and market trends that have driven it up so fast in recent years. The episode closes with some projections on thoughts of what research is saying the future looks like for...

Duration:00:26:31

Work Place Culture with Jill Valdez

9/17/2019
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Work place culture is the subject matter of this episode. Jill Valdez, founder of LINK Consulting, joins and shares her expertise. Jill works with small/medium sized business and individuals alike to help them get the most out of every work day. Her coaching helps transform the companies from within to help give employees a renewed sense of purpose and desire to fulfill the common goof for the company. She has been a catalyst of positive change for company culture and she shares those...

Duration:01:01:00

9/11 Tribute. My Story & Never Forgetting.

9/11/2019
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This is a short episode where I reflect over the day that was 9/11/2001. I was and recounting the moment I found out about the attacks and what followed. It was important to reflect back to this because I was finding myself being guilting of saying "Never Forget" but forgetting. Not just what happened and where I was, but what it meant. What it meant for me, and what it meant for America. So in this episode I took the time to reflect on the reverence of 9/11 and share my story of that...

Duration:00:07:12

Guest Interview: Hannah Holsomback Griffin- Hairstylist

9/7/2019
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In this episode Hannah is spotlighted. A local stylist in Birmingham Alabama, but her career has stretched much further than that. She has seen great success at a young age in the field of cosmetology. Just to name SOME of her decorated career highlights (hair joke): she is a sponsor for many international brands, over 50,000 social media follower, featured in Southern Living, worked at the CMAs, had celebrity clients, won lots of awards and so much more! BUT her path to this great career...

Duration:01:07:36

Co-host Spotlight: Eric Michael Savage

9/4/2019
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For the first ever Co-host spotlight, Eric gives us an in-depth look into his story. From the start of some of the defining youthful moments to huge mile stones throughout his career. But not all of those were good ones....through this he tells about the ups and downs that got him to the point of being able to start his own ad agency, Nobody Loves Jet Lag. Support the show

Duration:01:48:14

Start With What You Have *Bonus Episode*

9/3/2019
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The Bonus Episode of the "Start Where You Are" mini series. Solo hosted by Alex Miller, this takes the ideas spoke about in the series...a lot of which were intangible, and adds some thoughts of the more tangible things we have at our disposal to get started. The purpose is to break the idea of thinking we need more than what we have to start, and to acknowledge what we DO have. Support the show

Duration:00:18:03

Start Where You Are

8/28/2019
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The final episode of the pilot mini series. Start Where You Are brings the positives and negatives highlighted in the first two episodes. Any first step will have obstacles and advantages and its up to us to overcome the bad and seize the goods. This idea is the true spirit of what this Podcast will be all about. Alex and Eric speak from a place of experience and passion to tell just what "Starting Where You Are" really means. Support the show

Duration:00:31:06

You're In the Worst Place to Start - pt2

8/28/2019
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Now on to part 2 of the "Start Where You Are" mini series. The obstacles that hold us back from taking the first step are addressed. These are the things that keep us from starting anything. While diving deeper into the subject matter there is one common that holds many people back in many different ways. It doesn't matter who or where you are...what you do or don't have this truly does make any place a bad place to get started. This is one thing that can happen to anyone and should not be...

Duration:00:27:43

You're In the Best Place to Start - pt1

8/27/2019
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The first episode of Start South! This begins a 3 part mini series (Start Where You Are) that encompasses the whole spirit of what this Podcast is all about. Here for part 1, Alex (host) is joined by one of the Podcast's rotating co-host (Eric Savage) to break down why you're in the best place to start. This episodes shines light on all the opportunities everyone has to get started! That may be something as large as starting a business/second career or losing some weight/picking up a...

Duration:00:33:45

Introduction

8/27/2019
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Welcome to Start South, hosted by Alex Miller! This introduction lays out just what this podcast will be all about. This will be followed by our 3 episode pilot series titled "Start Where You Are" The idea of starting where you are is the true spirit and mission of this podcast. Our words: Teach | Inspire | Connect We hope listeners can learn, be inspired, and connect with us & guest to grow and achieve any goals they have set before them! Support the show

Duration:00:02:59