Alex Kowalski, CEO Proves the Power of the 80/20 Principle – Episode 39

Alex Kowalski is the CEO of Performance Complete Metal Solutions, a Little Chute, WI based contract manufacturer of metal assemblies and the CEO of Alta Exchange Group, a company that specializes in investment property sales strategies. He’s also a commercial real estate investor and a member of the Young President’s Organization. Alex was recruited to…

Jerry Jendusa, How to Get Unstuck in your Business Part 2 – Episode 35

Jerry Jendusa has mastered how to get unstuck in your business and skyrocket results. He leverages his experience selling an aerospace business that he started in his basement, grew to $100 Million in revenue and employed more than 600 people. He teaches business owners, entrepreneurs, and business coaches how to get your business on a…

Jerry Jendusa, How to Get Un-Stuck and Skyrocket your Business – Episode 34

Jerry Jendusa is the co-founder of STUCK Coaching and STUCK Fund 1 and, before that, the co-founder and CEO of EMTEQ a Wisconsin based aviation equipment manufacturing and engineering company he started in his basement, grew to more than 600 employees producing $100 Million in revenue and sold to a strategic acquirer in 2014.   After graduating…

12 Minute CEO Lessons – Be Selfish and Like Your Grudges – Episode 32.5

In this short video episode, Aleta Norris explores why Mike believes "being selfish" helped him become a better leader, grow his company, and accomplish his goals. Watch the Video https://youtu.be/IrhEkQJewqw Aleta also chats with Mike about why he eventually decided to "Like his Grudge," after he realized that his grudge towards a competitor was distracting…

Tommy Tank, Becoming a Model in your 50s – Episode 30

Tommy Tank is the founder and President of Tommy Tank Life After 50, a one of a kind fitness experience gym and brand that is built on Tommy’s passion for fitness and his belief that “you have one body, own it.”  Tommy started his company, and new career, at age 56 after a long career…

Wendy Baumann, Awakening New Worlds for Women Entrepreneurs – Episode 28

Wendy Baumann is the President and Chief Visionary Officer of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (known as WWBIC), a statewide economic development corporation.  She’s just celebrated her 25th anniversary as WWBIC’s leader.  Wendy credits the roots of her success to her parents and the environment in which she was raised. Her Mom was the academic, a college…

Mark Grosskopf, Part 2 Lessons from Tech CEO on Launching Startups – Episode 27

In Part 2 with Mark Grosskopf, we learn how Mark experienced incredible growth launching his technology consulting company, New Resources, after he acquired it from his partners. We learn about the obstacles he overcame to help New Resources achieve incredible growth, why one of his first acquisitions was a software company, his inflection point to…

Mark Grosskopf, Lessons from a Tech CEO on Launching Startups, – Episode 26

Mark Groskopf, is a proven entrepreneur and the CEO of New Resources Consulting and Westin Technology Solutions.  Mark believes that every company can be strengthened through technology and his companies are designed to provide and implement the technology that will provide that strength.  Mark is the youngest of 7 kids.  After his Dad was killed in an accident…

Tom Bushkie, Hello Water, Making it Big in Beverages – Episode 25

Tom Bushkie, a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Hello Water, the fiber infused, naturally flavored and non-carbonated water that is taking the nation by storm. Tom started his entrepreneurial path at College Pro Painters, where he took over a territory in Green Bay, WI while he was studying at UW Whitewater.  Tom’s older brother, Scott,…

Andy Nunemaker, A Master of Seizing the Opportunity – Episode 23

Andy Nunemaker is a legendary Milwaukee businessman, philanthropist and community leader. Andy started his career in the corporate world, working for SBC before attending Harvard Business School and GE, where he rose to become the CEO of GE Healthcare for Australia before shifting gears and helping found two companies, EM Systems in 2010 and Dynamis…