Lessons learned

It's been one year since I started Small Business Stories. It's honestly been full of ups and downs, which I'll get to in a later post. But I've also learned a lot from spending time with real-world business owners. Here are the 3 lessons that have really stuck with me. Maybe it's because I'm a […] Read More

Mike Rowe

Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe was one of my favorite shows to watch on TV. In this video, Mr. Rowe sat down with www.behindthebrand.tv hosted by @bryanelliott. In it, he discusses the idea of "following your passion." (starts at 8:22). From the entrepreneurs and business people featured on Dirty Jobs, he learned that you shouldn't […] Read More


If you've been listening to the show for a while now, you'll know that I am a full-time attorney doing this on the side. Well, I've learned a lot of things from my first few episodes. One of these things is that doing everything to get these episodes out there takes a lot of work. […] Read More

Rob Soerens

Rob started his career as an attorney in a big law firm where all the business end was figured out for him. As a lawyer, he worked with clients in the franchise world. Working with these client inspired him to jump into the franchise world himself. He found an opportunity to become a franchisee with […] Read More

Super Meat Boy

You may recognize him as the designer of the hit game Super Meat Boy or from the award winning documentary Indie Game: the Movie (available on Netflix). Edmund McMillan is a game designer and was passionate about his art. Making a living developing video games wasn't an easy road to take. After abandoning the idea, […] Read More

Sweet addiction

Come support small business, eat some delicious desserts, and meet new people. You can also enter to win sweet prizes. 2291 N. Green Valley Pkwy, Suite C-1, Henderson, Nevada 89014 February 20, 2014. 6:30 p.m […] Read More