“Just Believe In Yourself,” Suzanne Foley, Port City Pretzels

It took 30 years for Suzanne’s idea to come to fruition, but today Port City Pretzels are enjoyed across the country…and boy, are we glad she’s brought her vision to the marketplace. While some her age would be slowing down, Suzanne is running full speed in growing a business. Her perseverance through hardship and a…

From Whitinsville To The White House with Christine Guanipa, Little Man – Episode 011

How do your products get from Whitinsville to the White House? It’s the little things! For Christine Guanipa of Little Man, it’s not about the work, but it’s about the people. Learn how she has built her line of textile handbags and accessories as well as a family business that cares for its community members.…

Sustaining A Business—How To Stick With It with Cyndi Prince, LooHoo – Episode 010

‘Will this sink my business?’ Almost every business owner has had that disaster moment.  Cyndi Prince had hers early on in her business. Listen in on how she got through a packaging disaster to grow a business that is sustainable in more ways than one. With a background in science and art, she’s navigated both…

Pricing for Profit with Peter Harriman, Maine Small Business Development Center – Episode 009

Have you ever struggled in your business trying to figure out how to grow or make a profit? Whether it’s for advice on starting a profitable business, a plan for growth or how to buy or sell your own business–the right advice can make all the difference. Peter Harriman is a Center Director of the…

Firing It Up with Becky Wright, Becky Pottery – Episode 008

Becky Wright has been selling pottery since the mid-90s and always knew she could make pottery a career. However, in the early days fear was her constant companion. Afraid of money, fear of failure and a fear of success. Becky almost gave up on wholesale. Listen in to how she got over those challenges to…