LIFT Speaks Ep 26 with Andrew Kussmaul: The Best Startup Lawyer is an Entrepreneur

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 Andrew Kussmaul, lawyer, doesn’t mind doing the dirty work. While he was a working at a law firm in Dallas, he started a business on the weekends for the sole purpose of learning what it was like to be an entrepreneur, to manage the books, hire employees, and work on weekends until the job was done.  Today, Andrew uses …

LIFT Speaks Ep 25 with Martin Rojas: Growing a World-Class Coffee Company to Build Schools in the Jungle

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 Martin Rojas is founder of Alas de Dios, Wings of God, and President of US Roast, Coffee with a Cause.  Energetic. Adventuresome. Generous. Martin has experienced the adventure of saying “yes.” Martin’s “yes” started with a last-minute trip to the jungles of Nicaragua and over a 10-year period, has led to starting a school for children who live on …

LIFT Speaks Episode 24 with Ryan Wilkerson, RevGrow: Rapid Fire Questions: Finding Your “Why” in Your Work

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Welcome to the LIFT Office and our twenty-fourth episode of LIFT Speaks, stories of what people do and their impact on the world. Today we are visiting with, Ryan Wilkerson, RevGrow. Ryan looks for the “why” in his work and finds joy in supporting his clients with integrity and helping their businesses grow. Introduction Catherine Miller: Welcome to LIFT. Stories of …

LIFT Speaks Ep 23 with Chuck Finney: How Do You Capture the Attention of Your Audience?

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 Chuck Finney with Finney Media, can tell a story that will stop you dead in your tracks.  He’s a master at understanding how to capture the attention of people who are distracted, busy or hurting. After many years of experience in radio, Chuck took the leap and started his own company helping businesses hone, communicate and deliver their message.  I …

LIFT Speaks Ep 22 with Tracy Levinson: How to Become a Best-Selling Author on Amazon

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 Tracy Levinson, first-time author, is a bull-dog when it comes to prioritizing.  As a self-published author, Tracy did her research, designed her book launch strategy, unwaveringly executed, and achieved her goal as a best-selling author on Amazon – not in one category – but in 5 different categories.  Join us on LIFT Speaks and learn the secret of successfully …

LIFT Speaks 21 with Jarvis Boyd: Building a Defining Vision within a Multi-billion Dollar Brand

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 Jarvis Boyd took the leap from corporate guy to owner/operator of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Grapevine, Texas.  He believes in the corporate vision, and he has created actionable steps to support it. Jarvis is intentional about personally living out the vision and creating a team that executes on the vision.  It takes focus, commitment, energy and time.  But, for …

LIFT Speaks Ep 20 with Shane Bender: How to Exchange Stress and Chaos for Cash and Clarity in Your Business

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Shane Bender has a plethora of experience in the accounting world. As a CPA, he spent over 15 years in the corporate world and then moved to a digital startup company as their controller until they were acquired. He’s worked as a CFO for a variety of small businesses. He understands how to evaluate a business and forecast for a …

LIFT Speaks Ep 19 with Ponce Duran- Going from “Being Trained for Nothing” to an Award-Winning Communications Director and Digital Wizard

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When Ponce Duran III graduated from university, the 2008 recession had just hit in full force. Ponce felt blessed to get a job working for a Dallas Congressman, Pete Sessions.  One requirement of this job was to join seven Chambers.  Seven.  Ponce not only grew to love the work, he also rode the digital tidal wave, using a variety of …

LIFT Speaks Ep 18 with Erica Davis-Frimpong: Several Small Steps and One Giant Leap from Corporate World to Entrepreneur

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span> Erica Davis-Frimpong, owner/operator of Annie Admin, had her life planned, and it didn’t include running her own business.  However, after years in the big banking world, Erica took the leap and started her own business . . . and it’s flourishing. Thoughtful.  Energetic.  Driven.  Purposeful. Erica has found her pace and her place in the entrepreneurial world.  Learn from …

LIFT Speaks Episode 17 with Christina Cates: How to Build Lasting Community through Social Media

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Welcome to the LIFT Office and our seventeenth episode of LIFT Speaks, stories of what people do and their impact on the world. Today we are visiting with, Christina Cates, Community Manager at the LIFT Office. Christina finds great joy in creating community and connections that last through various social media outlets. She’s smart, has a big, generous laugh, and she loves to …