Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs "Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs" is a podcast all about why Montana leads the nation in entrepreneurship and business startups. Host Arnie Sherman picks the brains of successful Montana entrepreneurs and shares their lessons with you. From cricket farms to romance novels, "Can Do" shares the secrets to business success in Montana.
Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs

Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs

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"Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs" is a podcast all about why Montana leads the nation in entrepreneurship and business startups. Host Arnie Sherman picks the brains of successful Montana entrepreneurs and shares their lessons with you. From cricket farms to romance novels, "Can Do" shares the secrets to business success in Montana.

Most Recent Episodes

Can Do: Ignition Partners, Helping Entrepreneurs Thrive

"You can take on new assignments in areas you don't really know, and if you recruit the right people, set the right goals and everybody works very, very hard, you can accomplish amazing things." That's John Connors, the managing partner at Ignition Partner s, a business software venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs thrive. Listen to this episode of "Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs" to learn about how Connors went from growing up in small-town Miles City to

Can Do: KOA, The Future Of Camping

On this week's episode of Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs , Host Arnie Sherman talks with Kampgrounds of America President Toby O'Rourke , the first woman president in the company's 56-year history. Billings, Montana based KOA started in 1962 when the sight of travelers heading west on Highway 10 towards the Seattle World's Fair sparked the imagination of a group of Montana business people. Instead of overnight by the side of the road, they decided to create a campground where

Can Do: Storytelling Your Way to Success

On this week's episode of "Can Do," Jennifer Sheets, a writer and English professor at the University of Montana, talks about her success in winning the 2018 John Ruffato Business Startup Challenge, along with $22,000 in start-up funding. Sheets entered the competition with no business background or training. But her idea to create StorySquares won over the contest judges. It's a web-based writing platform for individuals, schools, and businesses that would let users complete a writing task from

Can Do: Turning A Touring Theater Into A Worldwide Enterprise

"You may live in a city and have access to all kinds of arts. But I tell you what, for a lot of the country, they have to go to the city to have that access or they go without; and I want to bridge that gap." That's Michael McGill, executive director of the Missoula Children's Theater (MCT) . Today on Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs, Michael and host Arnie Sherman discuss how MCT grew into one of the largest theatrical touring companies in the world over the past 38 years.

Can Do: Why Montana Is An Incubator For Fast-Growing Tech Companies

Today on "Can Do," Christina Henderson , executive director of the Montana High Tech Business Alliance, explains what entices so many new companies to start up or relocate to Montana, and how the Alliance plans on continuing to help start-ups and established businesses alike.

Can Do: VidCon CEO Jim Louderback Explains The Creator Economy

"Everybody is a creator. The power of the internet allows people to be a creator and to find an audience. For the ones who put the time in and the effort and are talented — they can build a life." That's Jim Louderback talking about how the internet has reshaped the creative online economy. Louderback is the CEO of VidCon , an online video conference company that was founded and is headquartered in Missoula Montana.

Can Do: How Blockchain And Cybercurrency Affect Your Business

Dr. Vadim Levitin describes himself as a, "technology geek and business leader." Levitin co-founded the E-Commerce Institute, and for nearly two decades worked around the world helping countries and companies improve their technology, education and business infrastructures He's done the same with the United Nations as a Chief Technical Advisor. Dr. Levitin joins us for this episode of "Can Do: Lessons From Savvy Entrepreneurs," to wade into the mysterious waters of cyber currency and blockchain

Can Do: Building The Kind Of Business You Want To Work At

Warm Springs Productions was founded in 2008. Today they have over 130 full-time employees producing 34 shows appearing on History Channel, Discovery Channel, HGTV, and more. President and co-founder of the company Chris Richardson joins us to explain how he helped build the kind of company that he wanted to work at. Tune in now to learn about the positive side of making mistakes while starting up a company; how integral a curious staff can be to helping a business grow; and the opportunities

Can Do: Go From 'Wantpreneur' To Entrepreneur With Michael Braun

On this Episode of Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs Michael Braun, professor of Management and Marketing at the University of Montana, and Arnie discuss the contemporary business climate and what young entrepreneurs need to know when starting a company in a technology fueled industry.

Can Do: Sweet Peaks, From Hobby To Successful Business

On this episode of "Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs:" Sweet Peaks Ice Cream co-founder Marissa Keenan explains how she and her husband Sam transformed an after-work hobby into a successful business.

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