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Failure Sucks And Instructs with Christopher Ray Coleman

On this episode, Karen talks with Christopher Ray Coleman, entrepreneur and author of The 180 Effect. Christopher’s mission is to help student-athletes transition into their communities after college to leverage their personal brands and build profitable and sustainable businesses. Christopher…Read More…

The Podcasting Centerfold: Bradley Flowers

On this episode, Karen talks with Co-Host of The Insurance Guys Podcast and founder of Portal Insurance, the incomparable Bradley Flowers. Bradley shares his “The Power of Podcasting” business insights, and “secrets” recently featured in Paradiso Presents “Last Agent Standing” Magazine. He discusses…Read More…

Trimming Customers and Grooming Clients with Carita Koen

On this episode, Karen talks with Carita Koen, COO and Chief Marketing Officer for Green Magic Landscaping. Carita is a financial planner whose main job is to keep everyone accountable, focused on the company’s mission, and on track for success. Today…Read More…

Business Friendly Government with Terrence DeShaun Smith

On this episode, Karen talks with the Director of the Mobile, Alabama Mayor’s Innovation Team (I-Team) Terrence DeShaun Smith. Terrence is a legit Mobile mover and shaker who leads a local government problem-solving think tank whose mission is to find new ways…Read More…

Brandon Kiser Interviews Karen

On this episode, Karen talks with Employee Benefits Specialist at Colonial Life, Brandon Kiser. Brandon is a school friend of Karen’s daughter Cadie and has some “getting started” questions for his side hustle businesses. Karen lays out some LLC and…Read More…

The Business and Benefit of Covid-19 Testing

Covid-19 looks like it is here to stay, and testing for individuals and companies is as important as ever to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our families, customers, and businesses. On this episode, Karen talks with Leitha Boutwell…Read More…

Playing Above The Line

On this episode of Playing Above the Line, Allen talks with Karen Simmons.

Sales Help With Yelp And Juliet Hart

With possibly another COVID-19 business shutdown and disruption right around the corner finding new ways to get old and new customers to buy your products and services has never been more critical. Especially when foot traffic has evaporated, and normal…Read More…

Are We Going To Have A Fair This Year?

On this episode, Karen talks with Josh Woods, the Executive Director at The Grounds and the Greater Gulf State Fair. Josh fills us in on how the Greater Gulf State Fair is planning to happen in 2020. Josh shares how The Grounds was…Read More…

Still Be Like Christine Cumbie

It seems like everything is chaotic and scary in the business world these days. So, Karen thought we needed to hear some good vibes and inspirational messages. It was a no brainer to decided to replay the Christine Cumbie episode from…Read More…