Enjoy This Episode: In episode 39, Cole Turnbull host of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers sits down with Cassidy Bones Co-Owner of Ascension Consulting, Vice President of Kootenai County Young Professionals, TedX Coeur d’Alene Organizer, and St. Vincent De Paul Fashion Show Chair. For one year Cassidy said yes to everything, even if it made her uncomfortable, and she couldn’t believe what the shift in mindset did for her life. It eventually brought about the business Ascension Consulting which she and her Husband Dr. Ryan Bones started to help business owners bring their vision to life, and truly “teach people to fish” instead of handing them the fish. That and much more inside.
Enjoy this episode: Theresa Wild, Co-Founder of Matt’s Place Foundation sits down with Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers in Episode 38 and discusses the love of her life, Matt Wild’s diagnosis of ALS. The challenges of battling ALS, and creating positive within the ALS community by starting Matt’s Place Foundation, which helps those and their families who are battling ALS in which can cost up to $300,000 per year.
Enjoy this episode: In episode 37 Cole sits down with Idaho House of Representatives Seat 4B candidate Roger Garlock and discusses his desire to make Coeur d’Alene a better place, his values, and vision for our community. Roger, who is a strong advocate for strengthening parent’s rights as well as “school choice” to help Idaho get out of the cellar when it comes to education rankings.
Enjoy this episode: After discovering Coeur d’Alene on Apple Maps Dr. Ryan Bones quickly found his place to put down his roots. After arriving in Coeur d’Alene with three months of work to be done on his Chiropractic office “Bones” got to work on making connections. He knew nobody, but made no excuses and a point to attend every single event possible for three straight months. His efforts paid off when he opened the doors to Beyond Bones Chiropractic with over 100 clients on his books, and a three week waiting list. Since then “Bones” has quickly ascended to the “Best of North Idaho” in 2018 for Chiropractic offices.
Enjoy this episode: In episode 35 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers Karen Ashenbrenner, Executive Director of IDFY (Idaho Drug Free Youth) sat down with Cole and talked about the services the non-profit provides for our youth. Being the only non-profit in the state for drug prevention IDFY offers six different programs within schools and outside of schools that can be intertwined into teaching our kids to make healthy choices.
IDFY is big believers in second chances, they realize that no human is perfect, and it’s critical to learn from mistake and grow from them. As Karen said “As we get older and keep having birthdays we don’t stop making mistakes, we just hope that we learn from the mistakes so they become smaller..”
In Episode 34 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers Kibbee breaks down how to create a family legacy piece of art also known as a portrait. As a local business owner he is determined to pledge $1,000 a week to local non-profits. He wants to be remembered as someone that gives, doesn’t just take.
In Episode 33 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers, one of Coeur d’Alenes greatest thought leaders Michael Pereira shares his hope for our community. Michael is a candidate for the District 4 State Senate Seat, as well as owner of Pereira Consulting and Studio Ten 20.
Michael hangs his hat on his core values, from his website “Family, Faith, honesty, integrity and trust are just a few of my core values. I strive to treat others with respect and look for the good in others. I look to pick others up and not put them down. I believe if we spend more time on what we agree upon, we will be more united and accomplish more for the greater good.”
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In Episode 32 Danica Gilbert, the proud new Owner of Slate Creek Brewing Co. goes in depth on what it means to her and the community to be able to re-open the doors of what she called a hard break up. For Years Danica put her heart and sole into Slate Creek Brewing starting as a Bartender, then a Rep, and continued to work her way up to Manager before Slate Creek closed it’s doors. Danica wouldn’t take no for an answer in getting Slate Creek back opened. She explored all options until finally she found one that worked, and jumped back in to bring residents of Coeur d’Alene their favorite brewery back! That and much more in Episode 32.
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“If you are your brand it makes a lot more sense to your customer, it makes a lot more sense to you and your business…” Just one of the wisdom bombs dropped when Cole sat down with Jennifer and Andy Morsell of Mountain Madness Soap Co.
In what started out as a hobby for Owner Jennifer Morsell, soon turned into a full time endeavor of following her passion. Jennifer began making soap at night, after she put her children to bed in the kitchen of her Alaskan home. She soon began gifting the soaps, and having friends and family try them out. Before she knew it she fell in love with her now business and life partner Andy Morsell, and they moved to Coeur d’Alene where they opened Mountain Madness Soap Co. over a decade ago where today, they employ more than 10 local residents, and give back at least 1% of all proceeds to the community. That and much more in episode 31 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers.
Elaina Matthews, Director Run for #271 which is of one of Coeur d’Alene’s finest non-profits when it comes to helping our local elementary school programs. Elaina sat down with Cole to discuss the successes and failures they have experienced in growing this great foundation to now over $26,000 annually to contribute to our schools.