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Ep 40: How To Comfort Your College Student's Loneliness by Sending Some Love from the Nest

Welcome to episode 40 of the Edina SW Minneapolis Advice Givers (R) Podcast! Is your college student feeling homesick? The excitement from moving out of the home can quickly be replaced by anxiety and loneliness. Today we're inside the studios of Love from the Nest, a new Edina company that creates college care packages centered around the comforts of home, sent with love and support by the people that miss them most. Today you'll learn how growing up on a farm provided valuable lessons in...


Ep 39: The Biggest Landscaping Trend for 2018 will Calm, Relax and Become the Center of Attention thanks to Urban Landworks

Welcome to episode 39 of the Edina-SW Minneapolis Advice Givers Podcast, today we are at Urban Landworks to talk with co-owner Mike Bollinger about this year's most popular landscaping trend in Edina and SW Minneapolis, a trend that will keep the kids outside and make your backyard the envy of the neighborhood. Be careful, though, it can become addictive. In fact, Mike has 7 of them! Learn about that and the history of Urban Landworks, and the reasons why Mike and his crew love what they...


Ep 38: Lifelong Relief from Pain is the Driving Force Behind LIV Chiropractic

Today Tim Murphy is at Edina's newest Chiropractic clinic, LIV Chiropractic on France Ave in Edina. Scott Hawkins opened LIV Chiropractic in November of 2017 with a new attitude and approach to health care. Of course LIV Chiropractic is about treatment, but it's mostly about prevention. It's about the patient stepping in front of his/her health care issues before they begin by knowing what causes them in the first place. His energy and passion are infectious and you'll hear it come through...


Ep 37: How Edina High School Became a Nationally Recognized Model of Success, and What that Means for Your Family

There is no doubt that most families move to Edina for one thing -- and it's where Tim Murphy is today -- Edina High School. Very few high schools in the state or nation hold as many accolades as EHS, and today we're taking you inside to find out why. Jonathan Buckley, a teacher of 18 years, can tell you exactly why Edina High School has been able to maintain a level of excellence few can match, and what new parents can expect when their children become Hornets. Welcome to episode 37 of...


Ep 36: Title Boxing Club is Your Safe Zone to Punch Out Stress, Clear Your Mind, Feel Empowered and Achieve Full Body Fitness

Steven Coopersmith, a successful New York corporate marketer, moved to Minneapolis with every intention of moving back home within a few years. 22 years later, he now calls Minneapolis home with no plans for leaving. In episode 36 of Advice Givers (r), Tim Murphy sits down with Steven Coopersmith to find out why he quit his safe corporate job and take over Title Boxing Club in Edina (and Minneapolis), a fitness facility with boxing inspired workouts that provide stress relief while...


Ep 35: Filthy Lawn? Filthy Shoes? ScoopyPoo Dog Poo Removal Gives Dog Owners a Chance to Enjoy the Best out of their Dog, While They Take Care of the Worst.

Sonja Tengdin was a bond trader and busy mother of two before venturing into the world of dog poo in 2001. Finding it impossible to convince the kids to pick up after their dogs (without getting paid), she stumbled on an idea. An idea that was popular where she grew up in California, but not here. So she took a chance, and ScoopyPoo DoggyDoo Pickup was born. She has a great sense of humor, but even though she jokes about the task ScoopyPoo performs, she isn't shy about saying that it's a...


Ep 34.5 A Special Holiday Message from Tim Murphy

As we close out 2017 and the first year of the Edina-SW Minneapolis Advice Givers Podcast, we want to thank each and every guest that agreed to be on our podcast. Here's a special holiday message from Advice Giver's (r) host Tim Murphy. MUSIC: Artist: Nicolai Heidlas Title: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Swing/Jazz Version


Episode 34: From First Lesson to Becoming Famous, Brad McLemore's House of Music Provides Aspiring Musicians the Tools and Confidence to Step On Any Stage

Brad McLemore started his rock journey at an early age, a journey that went from garage bands to the Tonight Show stage. He saw it all. The good, bad and the deadly. His lifelong passion for music is now concentrated into his two House of Music locations, Lake Harriet and Linden Hills. Brad is an amazing mentor to those that not only want to learn the art of music, but take that art and turn it into a career. Who were Brad's earliest inspirations? How did education save his life? How did...


Ep 33: Jennifer Adam and the Edina Historical Society Need You to Keep Edina's Rich History Alive for Generations to Come

Tim Murphy sits across from Edina Historical Society Executive Director Jennifer Adam to talk about this city's significant history, and how they are stepping outside of the museum to teach it. From camps, tours and exhibits, to sledding hills and hot chocolate, this museum has found new energy. Listen to the exciting project they're in the middle of now, and plans for the future, as well.


Ep 32: Quenching Edina's Thirst for Amazing Craft Beer, Pete Rifakes Brings 20 Years of Experience to Town Hall Station

Pete Rifakes quickly learned that sitting in a cubicle at Northwest Airlines was not where he wanted to be, so he took his expertise in finance, and his love for craft beer, and created a chain of bars and restaurants known as Town Hall. There is Town Hall Brewery, Town Hall Tap, Town Hall Lanes, and his latest creation, Town Hall Station. It's a Town Hall housed inside the old Walley's Service Station on Valley View Road, and it's a restaurant and bar just for Edina. Rifakes has poured...


Ep 31: Your Pet is Family So When Illness Strikes, Westgate Pet Clinic Provides the Answers and Care You Need

Tim Murphy is inside Westgate Pet Clinic for a chat with Dr. Teresa Hershey. She'll walk through the fascinating history of Westgate, history that goes back to the Civil War! Plus, you'll learn about the most important qualities in a good veterinarian, how to take care of older pets, and the effectiveness of acupuncture on pets. It's pet that dates back to the late 1800's. There's a passion for animals that is deep and caring, and you'll hear why in episode 31 of Advice Givers (r). To...


Ep 29: When Lice Take Over, the MN Lice Lady Takes Over to Give Your Kids Instant Relief and You Peace of Mind

Tim Murphy sits down with the famous Minnesota Lice Lady, Gonne Asser to talk about head lice and the unnecessary stress it brings to the family. In this episode you'll learn how Lice is actually transmitted, how to deal with it at home, when you need a professional, and why lice does NOT mean your life is out of control. Not only will you walk away from this interview an instant expert on lice, but you'll also hear how a woman, who never considered herself an entreprenuer, now runs two...


Ep 28: Gear Running Store - Dedicated To Finding the Perfect Fit. Allowing You to Achieve More Than You Thought Possible.

Gear Running Store is the oldest running store in the Twin Cities. Owner Paul Horan has continued Gear's great tradition of helping runners of all skill levels achieve their goals with quality shoes and running accessories. Gear Running Store has continued to build an avid following of devoted runners which has allowed them to stay open for more than 30 years. What's the secret? Trust and friendship. Learn more in today's episode of Advice Givers (R). Subscribe to the Advice Givers (R)...


Ep 26: We Share Special Memories From the First 25 Episodes Plus a Special Announcement

Host Tim Murphy and producer Dave Lawson record episode 26 on a bench along 50th & France to reflect on the first 25 episodes of Advice Givers (r). The laughs, the inspiration, and the struggles that are common to all of the entrepreneurs and problem solvers that have appeared on the show. From Kimberly Senn's Whales and Mary Younggren's dedication to service, to the truly inspiring story of Dmitry Ivanovs, a man who moved to Edina knowing only few words of English, and worked his way...


Ep 25: The Place Of Legends - Lou Nanne's American Grill.

Lou Nanne is a Minnesota legend -- not only in hockey, but business. Today he shares the secrets to his entrepreneurial spirit, from the incredible hockey contract (he negotiated) for its day with the North Stars, to how he moved from hockey into the business world. Plus, the future of Lou Nanne's American Grill is exciting, too! He is funny, endearing, and inspiring. Welcome to Ep 25. Listen here: www.EdinaAdviceGivers.com Subscribe to the Advice Givers (R) podcast here: Stitcher:...


Ep 24: 3 Generations of Refined Customer Focus. Driven By a Passionate France 44 Family Who Value Excellence in Wine, Spirits & Food

Today Tim Murphy is at 44th and France in Edina to Chat with Rick Anderson of France 44 a family business 60 years in the making... Rick, who started working in his father's store as a child (funny story you don't want to miss about the store's first conveyer belt!) ventured out of the family business and into consulting. His entrepreneurial spirit was calling, though, which brought him back to France 44. He's a really sharp man with great advice for business owners. Today you'll...


Ep 23: Edina's 50th & France - European Charm with Quaint Shops, Unparalleled Personal Service and Remarkable Events to Create a World of Experiences

Today we bring the podcast outdoors to take advantage of the final weeks of summer in Edina, Minnesota, and hear the history and future of Edina's 50th and France from the woman who knows it best -- Rachel Thelemann. Rachel is the Executive Director of the 50th & France Business Association and in today's episode, you will learn about this unique community's past, how Art Fair has become world renowned, and the exciting new project that add another layer of charm to this area. Subscribe...


Episode 22: CareerPrep Helping Students Save Time, Stress and Money by Instilling Self-Awareness to Find the Perfect Career

Finding a narrow path to a career goal takes a well thought out strategy, and with the cost of college soaring, having a career strategy is more important than ever. Today Tim Murphy sits down with Audra Emerson from CareerPrep, a company that helps students find their passion, and then crafts a plan to turn that passion into a career. In this podcast you will learn how Audra, and her business partner Sara Wegmann, help students find clarity along and the their best advice as college...


Ep 21: Melanie Richards has "Outsmarted the Sun" with Airbrush Tanning that Gives You a Healthy, Luxurious, and Confident Glow

Melanie Richards never knew she had the entrepreneurial spirit until it just...happened. She grew up learning from the best. Raised by a single mother who worked her way from an entry level data entry position to president of the company, and a grandfather who vowed to serve and protect in the Minnesota Patrol. She followed in her grandfather's steps by protecting and serving as a corrections officer. She tried with all her power to protect women who were victims of violence, and children...


Ep 20: Growing Up In Poverty, Shannon Foreman, has come full circle with Urban Ventures: Empowering Urban Families toward a better tomorrow.

Inspiration to help those in need comes in many forms. Some do it because of their fortunate circumstances, and others do it because they've been there. Shannon Foreman has been there. Shannon grew up in South Minneapolis, daughter of a mother working three jobs. She never went to the park alone and was always in before dark. She knew the streets were dangerous, but she also knew that the residents of South Minneapolis looked out for her. They "had my back." Shannon has since gone to...


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