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Episode 10: Helping Women Period – Lysne Tait

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Lysne Tait, founder of Helping Women Period- it’s a great day to end period poverty! After reading an article in 2015, Lysne learned of homeless women not having the supplies they needed for their monthly cycle and she and her friend wanted to make a difference and started their journey making a difference in the community.  Being able to educate others on women’s bodies has been a cornerstone of their non-profit in addition to providing products. During the COVID 19 Pandemic, Lysne started the campaign “It’s a great day

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Episode 9: A Generous Go-Getter – Matthew Thornton

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Matthew Thornton, Hustling Entrepreneur who gives back! As a child growing up, Matt knew if you wanted anything, even a piece of candy, you had to hustle for it.  This practice has followed him all through his life fueling the entrepreneurial spirit that led him to become who he is today.  Each adventure has built on his strengths and character.     Trying to take over the world and making it better, when you encounter Matt, you are left better than you were before!  Follow Matthew to learn his

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Episode 8: A Sweet Encounter – Nikki Thompson Frazier

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Nikki Thompson Frazier, mompreneur, and owner of Sweet Encounter Bakery and Café an online and wholesale bakery. The bakery specializes in gluten-free and allergy-friendly desserts because both her daughters have food allergies.   Nikki is the winner of the 2021 Lansing Built to Last competition for the development of Sweet Encounter Kids Culinary Academy, a monthly kids’ subscription box cooking club and hands-on culinary classes infused with STEM activities designed to educate and cultivate a love for cooking in kids. From the fond memories of pancakes prepared by her

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Episode 7: Get Your Events Here – Ashlee Willis

https://media.blubrry.com/adventuresinbusiness/p/content.blubrry.com/adventuresinbusiness/AiB-Ashlee.mp3{/embed] Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Ashlee Willis, founder, and owner of Michigan Premier Events – an events management company for corporations, associations, and government. Ashlee is a strong advocate for supporting local businesses and the community in the Lansing Area. As a wife, mother, and business owner, Ashlee shares how she “gets it all done” by attending events in the area to align the key areas of her life. While she promotes local businesses, she is also working worldwide bringing groups of people together. Ashlee shares how she utilizes resources and her network

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Episode 6: World Traveler – Kim Barber

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Kim Barber, world traveler, and owner of Globetrotter Travel. Kim is a travel enthusiast, recovering over-packer, and owner of Globetrotter Travel. She’s always loved exploring new destinations, but was bit HARD by the travel bug after her first international trip to Europe and has been passionate about travel ever since. Kim’s last year of college was spent living in New Zealand and Australia, working for tourism companies, and traveling as much as possible and the experience was life-changing. She returned to Michigan and began working at a travel agency.

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Episode 5 – Multi-Careed Superwoman – Allie Phillips

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Allie Phillips (attorney, teacher, crystal master, essential oil guru, reiki master, lover of all animals and SO MUCH MORE!) Join us on an adventure as we interview Allie Phillips, owner of Manifested Harmony and SAF-T. Allie Phillips is a unique blend of attorney and holistic energy business owner. She is a former prosecuting attorney who has spent most of her 26+year career training criminal justice professionals all over the world, has written over 50 legal publications, and is an award-winning book author. She specializes in how animal abuse links

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Episode 4 – Kids Don’t Come with a Manual – Jamie Lightner

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Jamie Lightner (Life Coach, Business Owner, Author, Mom, Wife, and Comedian) Join us on an adventure as we get to know the amazing Jaime. She has authored a parenting book and is working on her second. She brings enlightenment and humor to her brand of parenting which seems to really resonate with today’s working parents. Jaime is also a professional speaker and podcast guest! Learn more about her here on her website. Her first book, Two Sisters’ Misguided Manual to Motherhood is wildly popular. Lucky for us parents who

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Episode 3: The Hustle is Real – Myles Johnson

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Myles Johson (clothing designer, entrepreneur, hard worker, Tap In creator, and future mayor of Lansing, Michigan. Join us on an adventure as we interview Myles Johnson, an entrepreneur of many ideas and the owner of Styles by Myles.  Myles is a driven leader, a connector of many. Born and raised in the capital city of Michigan. He is the owner of Styles By Myles, a luxury clothing brand, all while attending Bowling Green State University striving for a degree in Advertising. As he is finishing up his college career,

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Episode 2 – A Passion for Serving: Justine Bell

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Today’s Guest: Justine Bell (Insurance agent, mother, volunteer, teacher, baker, beekeeper, and all-around superwoman!) Join us on an adventure as we interview Justine Bell, a MEDICAL INSURANCE AGENT, for Cedar River Insurance.   Insurance is a murky topic with lots of information and choices. Justine’s superpower is explaining your options in a really easily understandable way – WITHOUT making you feel stupid. What a breath of fresh air. Find out why Justine is passionate about helping people with insurance – and why she is so good at it. She’s also a

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Adventures in Business Podcast Teaser

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS We’re here to share the adventure with you on a brand new podcast! Join Lisa Fisher and Amy Zander as they interview Lansing, Michigan area entrepreneurs, employers, managers, volunteers, students and all kinds of people their working experience. Often when you are networking or at a party and tell someone “what you do” you get about 60 seconds to get your point across. That isn’t enough time to tell the whole story. But we take the time here on Adventures in Business. We adventure deep into the lives of small business

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