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Season 1

Sept. 20, 2021

#54 Running your Business on Purpose with Alex Brueckmann

This week Doug and Alex spoke about continuing to run your business despite the pandemic with intentional strategies that go beyond your purpose. Invest in strategic methods to adopt and improve your business with reasonable ...

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Sept. 13, 2021

#53 When to ask for Help with Doug

This week, Doug spoke about when it's a good idea to ask for help. For many entrepreneurs and executives, knowing when to bring in help can be tough. There is a tendency to want to do it all yourself, but …

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Sept. 6, 2021

#52 The Clues of Success with Robert Riopel

Robert and Dough tackles about The Clues of Success. Don't stick up on the aiming stage and wait for things to be perfectly in place before taking action. Step in the field that you think will have a potential and …

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Aug. 30, 2021

#51 Things More Important Than Money with Wade Galt

Doug and Wade spoke about the things that are more valuable than money. Wade reminds us the importance of work-life balance. There's nothing wrong with pursuing your financial goals or to achieve financial independence early ...

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Aug. 23, 2021

#50 The Third Wave of Mental Health Treatment with Kelly Roman

Doug and Kelly spoke about the new breakthrough of mental health treatment. Right now we are in the midst of COVID - 19 pandemic, worries, anxieties and sleepless causes of overthinking have a huge factor on our mental health...

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Aug. 18, 2021

#49 Winning at Life with Shawn Harper

Doug and Shawn spoke about what it means to 'really' win when it comes to our life and fulfilling our full potential. It is tempting to be lulled into the desire for 'success' that comes from external recognition and accompli...

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Aug. 9, 2021

#48 Growing your Business through Lead Generation with Alex Oliveira

Doug and Alex talk about tactics and marketing strategies to help business revenue grow through Lead Generation. Implementing one strategy to another business does not always have the same outcome. You have to have a lot of p...

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Aug. 2, 2021

#47 Bouncing Back from Setbacks with Carenda Deonne

Doug and Carenda spoke about bouncing back from career/personal setbacks and the importance of having a plan that will help you to overcome failures. When it comes to difficulties we can't help but to feel like there's no ot...

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July 26, 2021

#46 Being an Honest Publicist with Tracy Lamourie

Doug and Tracy discuss how a publicist helps entrepreneurs to advertise their businesses, promote, and also to establish their products and services using media. Tracy shares about how publicists sell you first before your pr...

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July 19, 2021

#45 Running Successful Events with Sheila Farragher-Gemma

Doug and Sheila share ideas regarding how to have successful events and sponsors. Sheila also gives some of her trade secrets to attract sponsors and tells us about events that are one of the things that makes your business t...

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July 12, 2021

#44 Addiction to Being Right with Jennifer Thornton

In this episode, Jennifer shares her expertise with Doug regarding the addiction of always being right. That applies in our businesses and leading people. Being right gives you self reinforce positive feeling and affects your...

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July 5, 2021

#43 Creating Irresistible Offers with Daniel Stanszus

Doug and Daniel shared ideas on the importance of creating an irresistible offer that boost businesses to grow. Having a unique, quality and a customer friendly offer is one of the key points to have a good relationship with ...

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June 28, 2021

#42 Controlling Business Chaos with Zsofia Banyai

Doug and Zsofia spoke about how chaos creeps into our business and how we can control it. The most important thing is to schedule some time to get things under control. This can be difficult to do with a mountain …

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June 24, 2021

#41 Pivoting your Mindset with Ken Attard

Doug and Ken spoke about the importance of 'mindset' for Executives and Entrepreneurs Mindset is a critical part of success in the current world. As Executives and Entrepreneurs, it is easy to get pulled into the 'grind' of ...

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June 16, 2021

#40 Owning your Mess with Scott Miller

Doug and Scott spoke about 'Owning your Mess' - A key skill for executives and entrepreneurs is to demonstrate how they have made mistakes in the past and to help their team learn from those mistakes. What this really means …

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June 8, 2021

#39 Real Estate and Taxes with Dave Foster

Doug and Dave spoke about real estate investing, 1031 exchanges and a variety of other topics. There is a key thing to remember when you're concerned about new laws the government may pass. Rules and regulations almost alway...

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June 1, 2021

#38 Effective Financial Planning with Chad Wilardson

Doug and Chad spoke about the importance of financial planning for people of all income levels. When building an effective financial plan, it is important to select the right partner. The best partners will tell you not just...

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May 26, 2021

#37 Selling a Business with Rob Kessler

Doug and Rob spoke about the dynamics of selling a business that you have built. Most entrepreneurs think about building their business, but few think about what will be needed to facilitate a sale until the time has come to …

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May 17, 2021

#36 Making it in Business with Tim Kubiak

Doug and Tim spoke about achieving success in business. Specifically, they spoke about achieving success in the 'real' economy, as contrasted against the technology sector where insanely high valuations are attached to busine...

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May 11, 2021

#35 The Power of Association with Givers University

In this episode, Doug invites Givers University to the show for a discussion about the power of association. Most people know about the importance of associating with positive people, but don't pay adequate attention to avoid...

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May 3, 2021

#34 Networking & Development for Finance Executives with Pamela Frank…

Doug and Pamela spoke about the unique needs of Finance Executives from a networking and professional development perspective. Since senior Finance decision-makers are typically in possession of confidential company informati...

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April 26, 2021

#33 Entrepreneurial Fitness with Julian Hayes II

Doug and Julian discuss the secrets of achieving peak performance as an Executive or Entrepreneur in the current business environment. For many high-powered business people, the principal barrier to peak performance is with ...

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April 19, 2021

#32 Leadership and Technology with Trina L Martin

Doug and Trina discuss the dynamics of real, meaningful leadership and the part that effective technology plays in continued business success. You can connect with Trina at: https://trinalmartin.com/ Doug's business specializ...

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April 12, 2021

#31 Career Pivots with Paul Tompkins

Doug and Paul talk about the career transition he and his wife went through that brought about the 'Flippin Experts' brand and resulted in a seven-figure business. You can learn more from Paul at: https://www.flippinexperts.c...

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April 5, 2021

#30 Overcoming Adversity with Elizabeth Meyers

Doug and Elizabeth talk about the adversities of life and overcoming the pressure to hide your feelings of anxiety and pretend that everything is fine. The truth is that every life contains adversity. In order to overcome an...

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March 29, 2021

#29 Independent Local Journalism with John Fortmeyer

Doug and John Fortmeyer of Christian News Northwest discuss the dynamics of local, independent journalism and the adjustments that have been needed to address the challenges of COVID. One of the great dangers posed by the pro...

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March 22, 2021

#28 Consumer Arbitration with Alex Darr

Doug and Alex discuss the dynamics of arbitration and the options that are available to consumers to pursue arbitration as a means of addressing disputes with large companies or entities. You can find Alex at: https://www.ale...

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March 15, 2021

#27 Small Business Tax Strategy with Amy Kutzkey

Doug and Amy talk about the importance of tax planning and strategies for entrepreneurs and executives. As an entrepreneur, solid tax planning is a critical part of preserving capital to continue funding growth. As an executi...

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March 8, 2021

#26 About Doug - Growing up in Gresham

This week's podcast episode is a little more personal - It's about Doug. Doug grew up in a suburb of Portland, OR called Gresham. Doug talks about some of the formative experiences that shaped his personal and career perspec...

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March 1, 2021

#25 Interest Rates and Housing Inventory with Jason Hartman

Doug and Jason discuss the impact of interest rates on the housing market and the impacts that will unfold when interest rates inevitably begin to rise. Episode sponsored by the Podcorn podcast sponsorship platform. www.Podco...

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Feb. 22, 2021

#24 Re-Discover Lost Creativity with Robert A Belle

Doug and Robert discuss the process of creativity and the balance that must be found in order to reclaim it. As we discuss, the key word is 'balance' ... most of us don't have the luxury of stopping our life …

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Feb. 15, 2021

#23 The Future of Capitalism with Mike Munger

Doug and Mike talk about the current dynamics of capitalism in reference to his book: 'Is capitalism sustainable?' The core conflict Doug and Mike discuss is the fundamental conflict between public policy and private enterpri...

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Feb. 8, 2021

#22 Building a Brand through Podcasting with Alex Sanfilippo

Doug and Alex have an excellent discussion about podcasting and using podcasts to build a brand. At first glance, it can seem like the podcast medium is too crowded. However, Alex breaks it down by filtering out the inactive...

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Feb. 1, 2021

#21 Community Support Organizations with Emily Garrick-Steenson

Doug talks with Emily Garrick-Steenson about the role and importance of community support organizations such as Lutheran Community Services Northwest and 'A Family Place.' ( www.FamilyPlaceRelief.org ) The importance of thes...

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Jan. 25, 2021

#20 Social Media and Political Nonsense with Rep. Bill Post

Political polarization has become an unfortunate fact of life. This has been accelerated by social media selectively banning certain voices while allowing others to continue unfettered. The result has been that all forms of t...

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Jan. 19, 2021

#19 Law Enforcement Technology and Equity with Brandon Walcott

During 2020 there was quite a bit of attention on Law Enforcement and Equity. Starting with the George Floyd tragedy in Minneapolis, there were a string of protests and riots that erupted due to the display of equity disparit...

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Jan. 11, 2021

#18 The Mastermind Principle with Aaron Walker

Napoleon Hill first wrote about the mastermind principle over 80 years ago in his classic book 'Think and Grow Rich.' Aaron is taking Hill's classic lessons and taking them to the next level as a leader & participant in multi...

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Jan. 4, 2021

#17 Small Business Marketing with Brian Groves

There was a time when marketing options for small businesses were terribly limited. In the 1990's, only mid-sized companies and larger enterprises could afford to produce a professional looking promotional video. The economi...

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Dec. 28, 2020

#16 Running a Mission Driven Convent and School with Sister Adelle Ma…

 Doug talks with Sister Adele Marie Altenhofen from the Sisters of Saint Mary in Oregon. The organization runs a convent, a school spanning from pre-school up through high school, and a senior care center. Doug and Sister A...

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Dec. 22, 2020

#15 Doug's 2020 reflections

2020 has been quite a year ... Doug provides his thoughts looking back on the year and insights for the year to come. To cap it off, Doug wishes everybody a merry Christmas and happy New Year. Doug's business specializes …

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Dec. 14, 2020

#14 Onsite Higher Education with Debby Thomas

Doug talks with Dr. Debby Thomas - The dean of the George Fox University school of business administration about the decision to hold the fall semester onsite and its associated challenges. The objective of higher education i...

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Dec. 7, 2020

#13 Local Entrepreneurship with Josh Duder

Doug talks with Josh Duder - The Executive Director of the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce about the importance of buying local and local entrepreneurs to a vibrant economy. In addition, entrepreneurs have the courage to ...

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Nov. 30, 2020

#12 Insurance Dynamics with Kevin Baty

Insurance is a topic that most people avoid talking about because it feels very boring and involves the thought of loss. The thing that people need to understand is that Insurance is a necessary part of life and that strange …

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Nov. 23, 2020

#11 Career Transition with Michelle Charles

Career changes are an inevitable part of life. The way we deal with these transitions will guide the way our life unfolds. Doug and Michelle discuss the dynamics of careers in the current economic environment and the factors ...

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Nov. 16, 2020

#10 Artificial Intelligence Profiling with Kristi Yuthas

Doug and Kristi discuss the impact of profiling in the data sets used to train algorithms and the extended impact to decision making. This is a topic of particular interest to both of us due to our respective passion for …

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Nov. 9, 2020

#9 The Importance of Local Journalism with Mark Garber

Independent Journalism is a critically important part of maintaining a democratic society. Unfortunately, it seems that media has become increasingly dominated by a handful of major corporations and technology companies. In ...

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Nov. 2, 2020

#8 Faith Based Organizations with Craig Carter

To many people, faith and religion are the same thing. This is certainly true some of the time, but not in every situation. Doug and Craig spoke the perspective of faith as deep belief and the way that belief can …

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Oct. 26, 2020

#7 Open Enrollment and Health Insurance with Om Sukheenai

Om and Doug talk about key dates regarding open enrollment, changes that have been made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and resources for finding help. You can connect with Om at www.chehaleminsurance.com YouTube Video of Ep...

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Oct. 19, 2020

#6 COVID Dynamics for Employers and Job Seekers with Brandon Laws

Doug and Brandon spoke about the impacts that COVID and the related lockdowns have had on employers and job seekers. They also explore what can be done by leaders to ensure their companies recover into a bright future. COVID ...

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