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Scaling Your Brand While Staying Focused on Your Vision

In this episode, we sit down with the incredible Adesuwa Elaiho, founder and Executive Chef of Asukar, a top-tier pastry company renowned for its artistic creations. After shaping sales for major restaurant brands, she rekindled her pastry passion, blending traditional French cuisine with artistic innovation. Adesuwa's pastry masterpieces, featured on Food Network, showcase her dedication to both taste and aesthetic, making her a respected figure in San Antonio's culinary scene. Active in her co

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Dec. 29, 2023

Scaling Your Brand While Staying Focused on Your Vision

In this episode, we sit down with the incredible Adesuwa Elaiho, founder and Executive Chef of Asukar, a top-tier pastry company renowned for its artistic creations. After shaping sales for major restaurant brands, she rekindled her pastry passion, blending traditional French cuisine with artistic innovation. Adesuwa's pastry masterpieces, featured on Food Network, showcase her dedication to both taste and aesthetic, making her a respected figure in San Antonio's culinary scene. Active in her co

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Dec. 15, 2023

Adding PR to Your Brand Strategy

In this episode, we sit down with the remarkable Aguila Mendez-Valdez, the Founder and CEO of Haute in Texas, an acclaimed PR and Marketing agency that has burgeoned into a thriving multiple six-figures business. With a career marked by dynamic growth and global recognition, Aguila shares her journey and success as we delve into her insights on entrepreneurship, navigating the PR landscape, and the launch of Haute in Network Agencies—a franchise model aimed at empowering women to own their agenc

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Nov. 3, 2023

Feliz Wean, the Making of a Brand

Join us as we host Carla Goncalves, the visionary behind Feliz Wean, a brand born out of her personal journey as a mother navigating the intricate challenges of weaning her second child. Confronted with the complexities of tantrums, ceaseless cries, and insistent demands for breastfeeding, Carla embarked on a resolute quest to discover effective solutions. She found a creative way to make weaning easier, which led to her brand's special breast binders and coverings for child-led weaning. Carla's

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Oct. 20, 2023

Becoming the Visionary of Your Brand

In this episode, we have invited Stephanie Scheller, The Impact Authority as she shares her unique journey of mastering human psychology over a decade. She started her first business from scratch, leaving her job within five months. With experience from 5000+ companies, her passion is helping small business owners make a profound impact. Stephanie's twist? She uses the violin to explore subconscious psychology, simplifying business growth strategies and impactful marketing. As a TEDx speaker and

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Oct. 6, 2023

Telling a Brand Story Through Photography

In this episode, we explore Gabriel Garcia's inspiring journey from construction to photography. Raised in both San Antonio and South Carolina, his diverse background has shaped his unique creative perspective. After a decade in construction, Gabriel made a daring switch to photography, becoming a master of visual storytelling. He now leads Summit Creative Group, crafting content and brand strategies for businesses and individuals in the digital realm. Gabriel's dedication extends to fostering t

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Sept. 22, 2023

Branding in Medicine

In this episode, we chat with Michal Waechter, a seasoned healthcare pro with a decade of San Antonio experience. She's all about healthcare, from business growth to execution. Besides her career, Michal's deeply involved in non-profits and enjoys family time. She's also the founder of Waechter Consulting Group (WCG), launched in 2017, specializing in healthcare business development. WCG tailors plans for medical practices in San Antonio and beyond, helping them boost market presence and patient

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