Growing4Success Podcast

Growing4Success Podcast

Growing4Success powered by The Greenhouse is a podcast that connects and unites success-driven individuals from all industries to learn about hard business topics through expert experience and true authenticity. The best part: each individual episode of Growing4Success is hosted by our experts in their respective fields as they give you the tips, tools and fuel you need for success in less than 15 minutes. New episodes drop every Tuesday and Friday. Visit for more on The Greenhouse


September 29, 2023 8 mins

In this episode of Growing4Success, we tell you the essential questions every manager and leader should be asking when it comes time for employee reviews. 

Employee reviews aren't just about assessing performance; they're an opportunity to foster growth, engagement and satisfaction within your team.

Join us as we explore the four crucial questions in an employee review:

🔍 Question 1: Do you love what you are doing? Discover why th...

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Join us in our latest episode of the Growing4Success podcast as we sit down with Brynnan aka Bryn, our talented operations and marketing intern. She was also our very first intern here at The Greenhouse. 


Bryn shares her inspiring journey within our organization, highlighting how she harnessed her creativity, embraced collaboration and expanded her skill set.


Tune in to discover the invaluable lessons and experiences that Bryn ...

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In our latest episode of the Growing4Success podcast, we explore the remarkable advantages of executive peer groups. Join our host Patrick Metzger, CEO and Founder of The Greenhouse, as he uncovers six compelling reasons, all backed by data, why you should consider becoming a part of an executive peer group.


Executive peer groups provide:

  • Carefully Curated Communities
  • Unique Networking Opportunities
  • Foster Innovation Through ...
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In this riveting episode of Growing4Success, join your host Preston Braathen as he delves into an inspiring conversation with business coach Daryl Braham on his "Transformation Tale."


Discover how Daryl found himself in over his head as a proverbial frog in boiling water, and learn how he recognized the need for change in his life and business.


Tune in for a captivating discussion on the pivotal moments and transformative decis...

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Listen in as our host, Preston Braathen, Executive Coach at The Greenhouse, tells you the secret of Neuro Linguistic Programming, also known as NLP. 

NLP defined: NLP is how to use the language of the mind to consistently achieve our specific and desired outcomes.  

Neuro – The nervous system (the mind), through which our experience is processed via five senses:

1. Visual

2. Auditory

3. Kinesthetic

4. Olfactory

5. Gustatory 



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In this special bonus episode of Growing4Success, your host Allison Weckman, Director of Operations at The Greenhouse, sits down with a remarkable guest, Jenny Schuster, the Co-Founder of Matthew's Voice Project.

Together, they discuss the profound impact this nonprofit organization has had on at-risk youth and those experiencing homelessness in Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo.

At The Greenhouse, community is a core value, and this...

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September 12, 2023 11 mins

Join us as Preston Braathen talks to Business Coach, Trainer and Speaker, Daryl Braham about Kolbe Wisdom™. 


Teams are able to create synergy, communicate effectively and find ways to fulfill needs based on measurable data.


Kolbe Wisdom™ tells you how you and your team naturally operate. There are four distinct clusters of behavior that can be measured which result from engaging our natural instincts: Fact Finder, Follow Thru, ...

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In this episode of Growing4Success, we introduce Daryl Braham, who recently joined The Greenhouse as a Coach/Trainer/Speaker. With nearly 40 years of experience in sales, management, finance, and leadership, Daryl Braham understands the power of effective communication and its impact on achieving results.

Daryl’s mission is clear: ‘Building Bigger Futures.’ His approach encompasses leadership mentoring, strategic planning, operatio...

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September 5, 2023 14 mins

Don't miss the latest episode of Growing4Success where Patrick Metzger, CEO and Founder of The Greenhouse, a resource hub for Businesses, tells you all the things you need to write a knockout job description. 


This episode piggybacks off of the last episode around delegating and elevating. Patrick recently had to start delegating some of his marketing tasks and chose hiring as the best option for his team.


Patrick tells you the...

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Listen in as Patrick Metzger, Business Coach, Certified EOS Implementor® and owner of The Greenhouse gives you the tips you need to start freeing up time for your unique ability.

One of the hardest things for business owners and leaders to do, delegating. Getting rid of the things you should not be doing to focus on what you should be. 

Download Delegate & Elevate Worksheet and the EOS Toolbox™

Visit for mor...

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In this must-listen episode of Growing4Success, personal development coach Preston Braathen of The Greenhouse outlines 5 books he would recommend you read to start or continue on your own personal development journey. 


Let us know, what are some of the books you've read for personal development that you would add to the list. Tell us and connect with us on LinkedIn.


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Welcome back to this two-part episode of Growing4Success, where our host Patrick Metzger gives you strategies to skyrocket your company's value.


Today Patrick finishes his discussion of proven techniques and insights on how to get the most when you transition away from your company.


Growth-minded executives- Are you looking for an Executive Leadership Forum that's not like all the rest? Check out The Greenhouse C-Suite Leadersh...

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Business owners, you won't want to miss this episode! Join us in this two-part episode of Growing4Success, where your host Patrick Metzger unlocks the world of strategic business growth.

Listen in as Patrick discusses proven techniques and insights on how to elevate the value of your company.

Whether you're 10 years or 2 years away from selling your business, these episodes are a must-listen. Get ready to gain actionable strategies...

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Dive into the realm of Artificial Intelligence with the latest episode of the Growing4Success Podcast.


Join Preston Braathen and our in-house AI expert James Leiman (Ph.D.), as they unravel the potential of AI for business growth. Discover how to properly prompt AI tools like ChatGPT and ChatPDF to supercharge your business strategies!


Tune in now for insights that could reshape your business game.


Visit f...

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In this episode of Growing4Success, Dr. James Leiman speaks to his remarkable career journey as a seasoned global business developer, transformational leader and educator.

With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, including executive roles, testifying before legislative bodies and driving growth across continents, Dr. Leiman shares his insights and expertise on change management, strategy, and harnessing multifaceted s...

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In this episode, Patrick Metzger, CEO and Founder of The Greenhouse discusses how he took a leap of faith and discovered the true power of business and executive coaching, for his own business.

Listen in as Patrick tells us how he rolled the dice on himself and evolved into his current career after his business coach nudged him in that direction. Learn from Patrick's inspiring transformation that proves betting on yourself and trus...

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In this episode of Growing4Success, we introduce Mackenzie Brimm, a dynamic marketing guru from Fargo who recently joined The Greenhouse as the Marketing & Content Strategist. With her strategic prowess and diverse industry experience, Mackenzie has been revolutionizing the marketing world, crafting unforgettable brand strategies for small businesses and start-ups alike.

Destiny brought her to The Greenhouse, where she's now em...

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In episode 9 of Growing4Success, we dive into business goal setting, with a special focus on Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG). Coined by Jim Collins in his renowned book Good to Great, BHAGs are ambitious, long-term goals that inspire and challenge us to reach new heights.

Our host Patrick Metzger will discuss the characteristics of a BHAG, breaking them down to help you craft the ideal goals that will propel your personal and prof...

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In this episode of Growing4Success, Preston Braathen breaks down the stages of macro & micro business life cycles. From startup, to exit & succession and everything in between.

Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur, a curious business enthusiast or a leader eager to find a process for all business stages, listen in as Preston gives you practical knowledge and the tools needed for success. 


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In this episode of Growing4Success, you will meet Allison Weckman, the Operations Director at The Greenhouse. From her early experiences in Rochester, MN, to her decade-long tenure at the Home Builders Association, Allison's journey has been driven by her passion for helping people and cultivating strong business relationships.

Join us as we explore her career path, expertise in project management, event planning, sales, marketing ...

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