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  • Young Entrepreneur Sells Freedom to Small Business Owners

    Young Entrepreneur Sells Freedom to Small Business Owners

    Cory Becker, a freelance systems integrator from Bellevue, Nebraska, experiences freedom while skydiving, his weekend hobby. While catapulting through space, it occurred to Becker that most small business owners never experienced this sense of freedom because they were so tied to the office, pouring over paperwork. Becker invented Freedomize, a web based system for automating those time consuming procedures and injecting greater freedom into the small business owner’s lifestyle.

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  • Female Leader Expands Into Health Services Despite Obstacles

    Female Leader Expands Into Health Services Despite Obstacles

    Angela McGee has guided her family owned firm, Spin Linen, toward new growth in a strategically attractive market segment. But it hasn’t been easy. In this WOWBIZ Weekly interview, she explains how her team expanded her linen laundry firm beyond the food service market segment into a growing health services sector. McGee’s steadfast focus was tested often as her organization adapted to new regulations/certifications. Her Spin team finally landed the new Alegent Health account, demonstrating the value of persistence, even […]

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  • Spouses Write Their Way Through Business and Marriage

    Spouses Write Their Way Through Business and Marriage

    Can a marriage survive when both partners work together in a business? WOWBIZ Weekly’s host, Lynn Hinderaker, interviews two writers and podcasters, Wayne and Laurie Brekke (Big Ink), in this high energy discussion about communication, collaboration and complication. The Brekkes also discuss the emergence of the outsourced, “distributed network” business model.

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  • Ad Exec Explains Ins and Outs of Strategic Alliances

    Ad Exec Explains Ins and Outs of Strategic Alliances

    In this interview about the ups and downs of strategic alliances and brand repositioning, Bozell’s Robin Donovan explains how her advertising agency partnered with a collaborative book publishing coach in an attempt to achieve marketing synergy. This interview also explores the value of aggregating suppliers in order to provide a seamless, single-source solution.

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  • US Cold Storage Persists, Expands Capacity

    US Cold Storage Persists, Expands Capacity

    Dan Goodhard, GM at US Cold Storage, worked for years to find a way to expand the capacity of his cold storage facility. In this interview with WOWBIZ Weekly host, Lynn Hinderaker, Goodhard explains the choices he had to make while reviewing real estate plots that had railroad transportation. Host Hinderaker congratulates Goodhard on his steady persistence and ultimately, his success with his engineers, who found a creative way for his plant to expand on the existing plot. The themes […]

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