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THE GOLD MINE PODCAST

Season 2 Episodes

Zach Babcock

Podcast Powertrain

Episode 17 Season 2

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Today we talk with Zach Babcock, the host of the Underdog Empowerment Podcast and Convicted Life Podcast. Zach is also the founder of Podcast Powertrain, a service to help entrepreneurs build dominant brand and podcast in 14 days or less.

Zach Babcock

David Lease

ACE Hardware

Episode 16 Season 2

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David Lease is the owner/operator of Meadow Vista Hardware which was founded in '91 and is committed to serving Meadow Vista and the surrounding area.  As a father and contributing member of an outstanding community, David is highly involved with Meadow Vista service organizations and has been president of the local Lions club for 3 of the last 6 years

David Lease

Elizabeth Jade

M&A Business Advisors

Episode 15 Season 2

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In this episode we interviewed Elizabeth Jade, Senior Business Advisor with M & A Business Advisors. She gave an introduction to topics including confidential business sales, the preparation for a business sale and the opportunity for younger individuals to acquire businesses built by the Baby Boomer generation.

Elizabeth Jade

Heather Hentschel

HellaTan Boutique

Episode 14 Season 2

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Today's episode of the podcast is with Heather Hentschel, owner of HellaTan Boutique. She shared her story and showed us how intuition, tenacity and creativity come together to form new beginnings and successes.

Heather Hentschel

Melissa Moon

Moon Healing Studio

Episode 13 Season 2

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In this episode we sat down with Melissa Moon and talked about her practice of healing through touch as well as other forms of healing through the body's natural response to exterior and interior input.Find out more about Melissa Moon and Moon Healing Studio

Melissa Moon

Graham McBain

Moov

Episode 12 Season 2

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In this episode we sat down with Graham McBain and talked about how he started a hardware company and discovered that software was making the hardware obsolete. He then started a distributed (blockchain) map database, selling that, and finally moved into fintech (Financial Technology) with Moov.

Graham McBain

Steven Norrell

The LiveBig Project

Episode 11 Season 2

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In this episode we sat down with Steven Norrell, an Entrepreneurship and mindset coach focused on teaching people how to live their ideal lifestyle. We talked about how to "Live Big", not limiting yourself to your perceived boundaries, and using comfort as a signal that you might not be living up to your potential.

Steven Norrell

David Beseler

48 Planks

Episode 10 Season 2

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In this episode we talked with David Beseler, owner of 48 Planks, a reclaimed wood furniture builder. We discussed volunteering to find your passion, avoiding excuses, and embracing your strengths without abandoning your weaknesses.

David Beseler

Rob Miszti

XYZ Financial Services

Episode 9 Season 2

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In this episode we talked with Rob Miszti of XYZ Financial Services. We outlined the new California retirement program called CalSavers and it's impact on businesses. We also talked about the different routes for retirement planning and how a rotisserie oven is a good analogy for a dependable savings strategy.

Rob Miszti

Wayne Trimble

Auburn Auto Doctors

Episode 8 Season 2

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Wayne Trimble is the owner of Auburn Auto Doctors, an auto repair shop operating in Auburn since 2012, and Auburn Guns and Ammo. He is very involved in the Auburn Business Community, participating in many Chamber of Commerce and other community events, and even serving as the Chamber President for a year. The conversation ranged from how entrepreneurship is a journey of learning to why you should find and participate in your business community.

Wayne Trimble

Jennifer Carrasco

Virago Skin and Body

Episode 7 Season 2

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Jennifer Carrasco is a 1st Phorm athlete, CEO of Rocklin-Roseville Electric, Host of the WTF is Beauty Anyway Podcast, owner of V Skincare, and Virago Skin and Body, a full service skin and body studio offering a variety of services including facials, permanent makeup, tattoo removal, non-invasive body treatments, and more!

Jennifer Carrasco

Steve Seay

Leadership Coaching

Episode 6 Season 2

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Steve Seay is a leadership coach and trainer. His focus is on getting your whole life in order, as a mess in one area tends to influence others. He offers one on one and team coaching, as well as leadership speaking and workshops.

Steve Seay

Matt Rollens

Dragon Glassware

Episode 5 Season 2

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Matt Rollens is the owner and creator of Dragon Glassware, a boutique, designer glasssware company based out of Northern CA. They offer a variety of handmade, artisan glassware and accessories for the home and kitchen. We talked product, selling on Amazon, supply chain, and doing the difficult things.

Matt Rollens

Hailey Kleinhans

Capitol Floats Auburn

Episode 4 Season 2

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Hailey Kleinhans is the co-owner and operator of Capitol Floats - Auburn. Our conversation ranged from getting out of your comfort zone, to the benefits of floating, to learning to admit ignorance.

Hailey Kleinhans

Brandy Alvis

Sage Sleep

Episode 3 Season 2

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Brandy Alvis is the founder of Sage Sleep Organics, an organic bedding company manufacturing right outside Sacramento. She shares her journey of learning entrepreneurship inside a company, and moving out on her own afterwards.

Brandy Alvis

Joe Arrigo

Advisr Enterprises

Episode 2 Season 2

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Joe Arrigo is professional recruiter, resume writer, and MBTI consultant. He specializes in small group workshops for both large and small operations. We talked about personalities and how they affect our interactions, skills, and careers.

Joe Arrigo

Natalie Otis

Auburn Gymnastic Center

Episode 1 Season 2

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Natalie Otis is the owner of Auburn Gymnastics Center and the 501c3 Fit For Life, a non profit focused on providing scholarships for Special Needs Gymnasts. We discuss determination, delegation, service and the goal of making better humans.

Natalie Otis

Season 1 Episodes

Sami Kader is a fitness professional and youth motivational speaker. For the last 8 years Sami has traveled around California and parts of the UK, performing fun, energy-filled school assemblies that showed kids how to lead happier, healthier lives and overcome obstacles. In light of the Corona Virus Pandemic, Sami has now made is program accessible to ANY school, anywhere, by creating Sami's Circuit On Demand - a video platform with new videos added weekly.

Sami Kader

Sami's Circuit

Episode 11 Season 1

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10 Athletes is a sports focused startup that gives platform for athletes to connect with one another, compete, and get ranked on their performance level. In this episode, Brian Fisher (10 Athletes founder) and I discuss recreation, competition, and the importance of finding the one thing you're called to focus on.

Brian Fisher

10Athlete

Episode 10 Season 1

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Jeremiah and Angelina Elements own and operate Elements Tree Service in Grass Valley, CA. With 18 years experience, and a deep knowledge of and passion for a healthy forest, they work with homeowners to create a defensible space against wild fires and remove problem trees. Find out more by visiting their website!

Jeremiah & Angelina

Elements Tree Service

Episode 9 Season 1

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Justin Cooper is a 14-year Real Estate veteran based in the Greater Sacramento region who specializes in residential and small multi-family properties. His background involves Real Estate appraising, investing, and project management. He is experienced in acquisitions, auctions, foreclosures and investment strategies.

Justin Cooper

Cooper Real Estate Group

Episode 8 Season 1

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Jason Call is the owner and founder of Handyman Web Design and Placer Digital. Handyman Web Design is a web design and marketing agency based in Auburn, CA and serving home service professionals throughout the US and Canada. Placer Digital is a locally focused Web Design and marketing agency serving the businesses in and around Placer County. Jason also makes music, which you can find on Spotify, iTunes and YouTube. (Jason Call Music).

Jason Call

Handyman Web Design

Episode 7 Season 1

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Jose Aviles is the founder and owner of Aviles Quality Cleaning, a commercial janitorial service. He recently founded Apex Recruiting to help match qualified people with companies looking for help during the pandemic.

Jose Aviles

Aviles Quality Cleaning

Episode 6 Season 1

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Jennifer Butler is the owner of Jennifer Butler Life Coach, based in Newcastle, CA.

Since childhood Jennifer has loved listening to and caring for others. It was this passion that led her to earn an AS in Psychology, a BA in Psychology, and ultimately to train with YCI and become a Certified Youth Life Coach.

As a Coach, she utilizes evidence based practices such as Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Compassion Focused Therapy (in a NON therapy venue) to help her clients visualize their true self, define their needs and core values, and move beyond the outdated personal scripts and unhelpful thoughts that keep them from reaching their full potential.

Jennifer Butler

Jennifer Butler Life Coach

Episode 5 Season 1

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Cody and Charlie sit down with Nalesh Chandra of Täbū Ohana, a for-profit company focused on helping orphans in developing countries. The conversation revolved around knowing what you are doing and why, and not getting bogged down with the how. Nalesh talks about his "failure to launch" as an entrepreneur through multiple careers, and how we shouldn't be afraid to acknowledge where we've failed and not let it stop us from deciding to start again. He also lays out the company's business plan and how it differs from a normal business plan.

Täbū Ohana's mission is to sell great products and use the profits to change orphans' lives around the world. Currently their flagship products are high quality gaming chairs that are designed to meet the ergonomic demands of a professional gamer.

Nalesh Chandra

Täbū Ohana

Episode 4 Season 1

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Cody and Charlie sit down with Ean Price Murphy to learn about her business, Moxie Bookkeeping. The discussion ranged from mindset to concrete action, as well as the common roadblocks and misconceptions surrounding her field.

Ean founded Moxie Bookkeeping & Coaching Inc in 2003 to work with companies deeply engaged with their work but frequently not comfortable with the numbers.  Moxie’s core promise is to make your financial information accessible and actionable, even if you don’t think of yourself as good with bookkeeping. Unlike other consultants, Ean isn’t a Wall Street or corporate escapee - she has decades of first-hand knowledge of the challenges of being a small business owner with staff. Ean is a certified Mastery level Profit First Professional, Xero Platinum partner, Quickbooks ProAdvisor, and a certified business coach.

Ean Price Murphy

Moxie Bookkeeping

Episode 3 Season 1

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Cody and Charlie sit down with Allen Lee, owner of Honest Lee Handyman and Handyman Journey, a handyman and consulting business. The conversation ranged from mindset to marketing, YouTube, and preparing yourself to take advantage of opportunities when they show up.

Allen Lee

Handyman Journey

Episode 2 Season 1

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Cody and Mike sit down for a discussion about Education, Entrepreneurship and Business Growth in Auburn, and Skale, a peer to peer education app and Mike's brainchild. Enjoy ABV's first episode of the Gold Mine Podcast! (Due to technical difficulties, we only have video for the first 30 minutes. The rest of this episode is audio only.)

Mike Mendelson

SKALE Education

Episode 1 Season 1

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