City permits; where only the fortunate can afford patience-with Bethany Adams of Rhetorical Factory on Finding Asheville
Nov17

City permits; where only the fortunate can afford patience-with Bethany Adams of Rhetorical Factory on Finding Asheville

City permitting, moving the goal posts for Asheville entrepreneurs…   Nathan sits down with Bethany Adams owner of the Rhetorical Factory for the 62nd episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about her childhood ambition of becoming a Broadway actress, why she always wanted to own her own business, why art is ultimately an unspoken extension of the artist without the artist thinking about him or herself while creating their particular art piece, why the city permitting process and dealing with contractors can prevent those not financially fortunate from opening a business, and the next evolution of the Rhetorical Factory.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Finding truth in the moment with Haley Steinhardt of Soul Tree Publications on Finding Asheville
Nov10

Finding truth in the moment with Haley Steinhardt of Soul Tree Publications on Finding Asheville

Finding truth in the moment?   Nathan sits down with Haley Steinhardt owner of Soul Tree Publications for the 61st episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about getting over the fear of self-promotion, growing up in Ohio, what it was like to work for Lark Books, how she built a profitable Reiki business and found the courage to walk away from that same business, why Soul Tree Publications is her new purpose and why life is all about finding truth in the present moment.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Turning knowledge into practice with Chad Oliphant of Smiling Hara Tempeh on Finding Asheville
Nov02

Turning knowledge into practice with Chad Oliphant of Smiling Hara Tempeh on Finding Asheville

Photo by Samantha Yancey Nathan sits down with Chad Oliphant owner of Smiling Hara Tempeh for the 60th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about grow up in Muncie, Indiana, his ambition of becoming a rock star which included performing rock shows in Albuquerque storage units, what he learned at the Kushi Institute in Massachusetts which was later an inspiration for Smiling Hara Tempeh, the goals of Smiling Hara’s Kickstarter project to raise money to produce tempeh made with hemp that is grown by US veterans, and why knowledge is just knowledge until put into practice.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Embracing limitless potential with Kelly Prime of Relax and Rejuvenate on Finding Asheville
Oct27

Embracing limitless potential with Kelly Prime of Relax and Rejuvenate on Finding Asheville

Do I really have limitless potential?   Nathan sits down with Kelly Prime owner of Relax and Rejuvenate of Asheville and board member of Just Economics of Western North Carolina for the 59th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. We chat about growing up in Hunington Beach, CA, what Asheville can learn from the city of Portland’s growth, what is the upside of being a social entrepreneur, the evils of Groupon, the goals of Just Economics of Western North Carolina, and how a twenty year FedEx worker made the transition to owning her own massage and wellness center.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Leaving history with David Brown of Doc Brown’s BBQ on Finding Asheville
Oct20

Leaving history with David Brown of Doc Brown’s BBQ on Finding Asheville

Leaving history figuratively and literally?   Nathan sits down with David ‘Doc’ Brown of Doc Brown’s BBQ food truck for the 58th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. We chat about growing up in New England, why he wanted to be a history professor growing up, what motivated him to leave academia for his very own BBQ food truck, how you learn risk aversion and why setting the bar low is sometimes ultimately a good thing.   Listen to the full episode below or here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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