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More With Brandon Maye

The last Cheers episode with Brandon Maye was so good that Karen asked him back to share more of his story from the football field to the business field. On this episode, Brandon talks more about his transition and lessons learned from…Read More…

Gameplans & Building Legacy with Brandon Maye

On this episode, we hear the ups and downs of Brandon Maye’s life journey from the football field to the field of business. A top high school recruit from a tough neighborhood, Brandon signed with Clemson University and eventually transferred…Read More…

Bring Your Authentic Self with Sherrica Hunt

On this episode, Karen talks with Sherrica Hunt, the Director of Institutional Advancement at Bishop State Community College. Sherrica shares her career journey from Mobile, AL to literally around the world and back to Bishop State, where she says she has found…Read More…

Rebuilding Serda Brewing with John Serda

On this episode, Karen talks to John Serda, owner of Serda Brewing. John talks about coming to grip with having to admit that his beer brands were not working with his market and audience. With tap room sales falling, retail production stopped,…Read More…

Saving Mardi Gras with Mobile Porch Parade

When no one is going to let the good times roll with Mobile’s month-long and city-wide Mardi Gras celebration, it’s more than just a city missing a great party. Not having Mardi Gras, and especially all the parades, means millions…Read More…

Healthy Business Recipes for Surviving COVID

Last November, Karen talked with FOY Superfoods owner Liz Garza about the origins of Mobile, Alabama’s first and only Juicery and Fresh Eats Restaurant, how she is managing her 2 locations during COVID, and how she and her husband kept the store…Read More…

The PPE PIVOT with DOCRX

Karen has been screaming from the rooftops, “calm down during this COVID crisis. look around,  and see if there is some opportunity for your business in this chaos!” On this episode, Karen talks with Ashley Smith, the Vice President of Wholesale…Read More…

COVID Vaccines and Business Survival with Dr. Darren Waters

On this episode, Karen talks with Dr. Darren Waters, owner and Medical Director of Greater Mobile Urgent Care. Dr. Waters discusses the challenges and opportunities that presented themselves to his Urgent Care practices when the COVID virus and lockdowns disrupted his…Read More…

FRCA and PPP Forgiveness with Dr. Gia Wiggins

On this episode, Karen and Dr. Gia Wiggins of Morale Resource, LLC, have a serious talk about what they know, as of today, about the FRCA (Family First Corona Response Act), PPP forgiveness, and creating an official company telecommuting policy for your employees and…Read More…

Christmas Do’s, Bonuses and F-Bombs with Dr. Gia Wiggins

Tis’ the season for things to get pretty relaxed or hectic around the office and workplace. So, Karen invited HR strategist and guru Dr. Gia Wiggins of Morale Resources to deliver some essential Christmas do’s and end of year business and HR…Read More…