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OBBM Network

Local business personalities on their successes, strengths, and perseverance in the marketplace to empower, inform and encourage the 80% of American micro to small businesses that tend to be family owned of 9 employees or less. Shows cover topics on business coaching, networking, health and fitness, criminal justice, cyber security, money, and veteran spotlights.

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May 6, 2021 31 min

Since the pandemic hit, parents have been fighting unconstitutional mask mandates plaguing our cities and school districts. Our leaders use selective science to muzzle our children, despite Governor Abbott’s lifting of the mask mandates in Texas. Parents are often marginalized when advocating on behalf of their children while school districts hide behind inconsistent recommendations from the CDC and the local Health and Human Servi...

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Your brain is fertile soil, it's time to plant something GOOD! Meet Speaker and Trainer Wanda La Russa as she brings her beautiful positive response protocols to this delightful conversation with Host of Your Voice Matters Podcast, Rebecca Dollinger. 

Wanda reminds us to 'consider how we react when we seee ants all over the sugar bowl', we have to be that diligent to get rid of ANTS!

"Automatic Negative Thoughts

Recogn...

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Susan Hamilton talks from the heart about local DFW business scenarios that you may be experiencing during this period of economic recovery. Some people have become tired and wonder if it's worth it to continue. In this episode, Susan pleads with the business community to reconsider what their impact could be if we decide to rise smarter than we have been in the past.

While election integrity is a major concern, we cannot decid...

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Host Larry Kortkamp talks with John Ivor Chester, host of Power of a Positive Playlist Podcast, about his approach to business as a music therapist. His work is an important adjunct to physical therapies, occupational, speech, rehab - and also goals and success strategies. In the business world, music therapy is more than simply 'shopping music'.

John wants people to know how music treats them. We think it's entertainmen...

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Most people think of voting once every 4 years, during the presidential race, but neglect informing ourselves about local elections. Problem is, 80% of the decisions that will impact your life will be made at the local level. Host Susan Hamilton talks with Plano City Councilman Shelby Williams about his journey as a businessman and father into the political arena, and why he chooses to serve in this manner.?

In DFW, local elections ...

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We're beginning to understand how allergens, pathogens, and toxins impact our mental and physical health, and it may seem like there is no way to avoid issues associated with them. Host Deanna Blair unveils companies and products that reduce or eliminate our exposure, and teaches us what to avoid to live our healthiest and best life.

In this episode, meet Chris Lynes with Therma-Star Sustainable Homes. The Therma-Star approach ...

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How does electronic security and PCI compliance intersect? In this episode of Big Ideas, Small Business with Doreen Milano, hear from Wes Smith, Securitas Electronic Security, and Sherri Williams with dabow Payment Solutions.

We're relying on electicity and mobile communication in almost every area of our business, so understanding how it all ties together will make sense of critical incidents, whether that's weather relate...

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The Gypsy Cactus owner Amanda Fitzer talks with Host Rebecca Dollinger about her clothing line, and how fashion, and expression of it, can be used to improve our mental health. If we only dress how we feel, we miss the power we have in our wardrobe to 'dress for success'. The Gypsy Cactus offers a wide array of designer fashion and flattering pieces to take your confidence to another level. 

When you get dressed, you become ...

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Kathleen Hargrove is a professional organizer and life coach, and she’s talking with Host Carol Anglin about the nuts and bolts of organizing space. 

It all starts with a few steps:

  • Remove everything
  • Organize into categories or piles
  • PURGE
  • Organize
  • And don’t forget to LABEL and categorize. 
  • What is the number one place people need help to organize? According to Kathleen, it’s probably the master closet. Pantries are a close second. The mo...

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    Daniel Mathiesen works with his cousin Dean, owner of Dean Hansen Agency (Farmer's Insurance) located in Allen, TX. Host and Relationship Master Paul Russo unearths his journey to reveal Daniel's masterful customer service ethic.

    In this episode, discover actionable ways to stay front and center of your prospect or customer's lives. If there is a developed relationship, you will learn the details that will help you suppo...

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    Toxin-free home building is not only possible, it’s optimal, and Therma Star’s Chris Lynes talks with Host Larry Kortkamp to showcase this brilliant option. 

    Chris describes concrete home construction from design to build, and clarifies common misconceptions. Larry calls it an ‘upside-down swimming pool’ approach! These homes look identical to brick and stucco homes, and the style can range from traditional to contemporary. You’ll w...

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    Wayne Murphy, owner of Diligent Commercial Group, has been working in commercial real estate for over 15 years, and chose the name of his company for intentional branding. How did he differentiate himself from his brand alliances and competitors? Host and Biz Visionary Paul Hittner expertly weaves the web so we can see the whole picture!

    Wayne enjoys development, and his eyes light up when he discusses the steps he goes through to m...

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    Is music entertainment? Or do we use it like a drug? The subconscious application helps us forget, move on, and process - and that causes the body to respond like a drug. In this episode of Power of a Positive Playlist Podcast, Host John Chester talks about how we hard wire our emotions to song.

    No matter how many years pass, that song triggers the very same emotion we felt the moment we were marking with that song. Music plays at r...

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    Did you know video gaming may have a positive impact on fitness? We were surprised to learn the gaming industry and fitness was a connection at all! It is, and gaming industry and corporate wellness expert, Adam Aberbach, joins Host Clint Fuqua to discuss it all. 

    If your corporate or work situation has you working out of your home, you may be wondering how to incorporate fitness equipment. Space, functionality, and cost all weigh i...

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    Host Susan Hamilton talks with Rob Bliss, Chief Sales Guy at SmartOffice USA headquartered right here in Farmer's Branch, TX.  Family owned businesses and local businesses make up 90% of American business, and this sector often struggles to keep up with marketing and technology. Rob shares how the VOip phone has come a long way since you first heard about them!

    Rob makes sense of the bandwidth conversation, and reveals better wa...

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    A variety of federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, NIH, HHS, and FDA have paid for “gain of function” research using federal tax dollars over the last two decades. “Gain of function” is a method of trying to increase the ability of a virus to infect and cause harm to people. This has made the virus more deadly and more contagious. Since the virus is likely man-made and non-naturally occurring, the spike proteins in...

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     Host Paul Russo talks with Relationship/Community Coordinator and Employee Relationship Manager with 5 Star Ford and 5 Star Chevrolet in Carrollton, TX, Alex Sagcal. 

    Alex was a naval officer and later became a direct sales manager, so developing and retaining relationships has been part of his career long before his position with Sam Pack Auto Group.  By the time someone is buying a vehicle, they have been talking about it and do...

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    Monica Steiner, 3X Natural World Body Building Champion, joins Host Rick Rawson to share her experiences as a competition prep trainer and community health advocate. 

    Monica is passionate about getting lifestyle solutions - including nutrition and exercise - to people everywhere with her ‘Fit For Purpose’ program. She’s active in the Walk With Me Talk With Me event to work with people directly in a very approachable and comfortable ...

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    Executive Business Coach and Host Doreen Milano talks with guest Jeff Sandene about building a legacy business through connections. Jeff is a Financial Advisor at Sandene Strategies, LLC and founder of Business Pros, a Dallas/Ft. Worth networking group.

    Our workforce has become more mobile, that impacts engagement on the employee and consumer side. In addition, fractional services are in high demand as companies transition through t...

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    Music Therapist and Host John Chester breaks down harmony and resonance in music theory as it relates to our current business climate. The music we listen to carries lessons into our lives, listen to this episode to learn how you may be influenced, and how you may be influencing others through the soundtrack of your life. 

    Do we always resonate with each other? No. Can dissonance in your home or workspace cause serious problems? YES...

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