Family Business Success
By Brad Johnston
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Our motivation behind this podcast is to bring awareness and understanding through stories and interviews about family businesses, for family businesses, by family businesses to improve decision-making and sustainability that will lead to success.
||CleanEpisode 12: Interview with Sara Stern of Family Business Minnesota||In this episode of Family Business Success podcast, Brad Johnston interviews Sara Stern, she’s the founder of Family Business Minnesota that offers EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System®) implementation and a one-of-a-kind method for ownership succe||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Interview with Rick Everist Jr. of L.G. Everist Inc.||In this episode of Family Business Success podcast, Brad Johnston interviews Rick Everist Jr., he’s the Chairman on the board of L.G. Everist, Inc. He’s a fourth generation family member, of the five generation family business. The mining and mine||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Interview with Jim Burt of WE ARE NUTS||Brad does a follow-up interview with Jim Burt to learn more about his other family business, We Are Nuts, perfect for the holiday season.||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Interview with Kris Kowalski Christiansen of Kowalski’s Markets||In this episode of Family Business Success podcast, Brad Johnston interviews Kris Kowalski Christiansen, she’s a second-generation leader of Kowalski’s Markets, with their 11 successful stores in an extremely competitive grocery market in Minneapoli||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Interview with Jim Burt of Reclaim Center Inc.||Brad sat down with Jim Burt, of Reclaim Center Inc. & We Are Nuts, headquartered in St. Paul, MN. Part one of their interview dives deep into the early days that lead up to starting the Reclaim Center Inc. along with pivotal moments in the business th||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Interview with Craig Culver of Culver's||Brad sits down with Craig Culver, at Culver's headquarters in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, to learn more about the history of Culver’s, the true meaning of a family business, and the hardships endured in building that business into what it is today –||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Interview with Max Wexler of Beauty Craft||Brad sits down with Max Wexler, President of Beauty Craft and second generation family business owner. Max shares insights about the history and values that shape his family business.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Stephanie Larscheid Interview||In the Heartland of America there are many successful businesses and quite a few belong to the Prairie Family Business Association. Hear my conversation with Stephanie Larscheid, former Executive Director of Prairie Family Business Association, who succ||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Warners' Stellian Interview||If you have recently bought an appliance in Minnesota, it's a good chance that it came from Warners' Stellian. Listen to my conversation with 2nd generation leaders Bob and Carla Warner, where we discuss their family history and their business growth.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Interview with Moeller Jewelers||R.F. Moeller Jeweler has been a fixture in the Highland Park area of St. Paul, MN for decades. I sit down with the current leadership team of Bob Moeller and his sister, Nancy Moeller and discuss their business development since the founding of the comp||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Interview with Larry Schneiderman||Brad sits down with Larry Schneiderman from Schneiderman’s Furniture to talk about his family, their business, and the keys to the company’s growth over the past 50 years. Books by Larry Schneiderman subscribe to our podcast||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Intro To Family Business Success Podcast||The Family Business Success podcast was inspired by Brad Johnston, a financial business leader and family business owner in order to share the stories of other successful family business owners and inspire them to tell their stories of hardship and triu||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|