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Nov 24, 2020

Johnny Gwin on Cheers To Business

On this episode, Karen talks with Cheers To Business podcast producer Johnny Gwin about his Deep Fried Studio's challenges, growth, and evolution in 2020. Johnny shares his struggles with his podcast studio into an internet media company due to his inability to find the staff and talent for him to be able to work on...


Nov 17, 2020

MIchael Presson on Cheers To Business

On this episode, Karen talks franchises and managing multiple locations with Michael Presson of 1-800-RADIATOR and A/C/. Michael describes his process for choosing 1-800-RADIATOR, handling the challenges of multiple locations, and his management and leadership style. Plus, Michael gives his insights of "building the...


Oct 28, 2020

Lynn Oldshue on Cheers To Business with Karen Simmons

On this episode, Karen talks with the writer, storyteller, and voice of the many with Our Southern Souls, Lynn Oldshue. Lynn has turned her passion for writing, art, and storytelling into a life of publishing and investigative journalism. After starting her magazine, The Southern Rambler, to write about her love of...


Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Gia Wiggins on Cheers To Business

On this episode, Karen and Dr. Gia Wiggins of Morale Resources LLC, have an energetic and freeform conversation in the Get Back Up series. Gia quizzes Karen on the role of a good CFO, how they should work with a company, and when it is time for a company to pivot or close up. Karen gives some advice on what to look for...


Oct 6, 2020

Gia Wiggins on Cheers To Business

On this episode, Karen is still kicking around the theme of "get back up," and is talking to returning guest Dr. Gia Wiggins of Morale Resources, LLC. Gia shares mindset and tactical insights on not only surviving the volatile 2020 events but finding a way to thrive and grow a stronger company and team. Dr. Wiggins...