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 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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“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.