Mike Seminary & Friends

Mike Seminary & Friends

Latest Episodes

Entrepreneur, Connector and All-in Community Leader
September 15, 2021

Like a lot of people, Jonathan Holth worked in the restaurant industry growing up. Unlike a lot of people he then decided to start a restaurant, which has since expanded across North Dakota and caused

September 08, 2021

My friend Shane Balkowitsch was searching for his place in the universe. He has found it, and more. This oncology nurse turned successful business owner has become a renowned wet plate photographer wi

Journalist, Reporter and Award-Winning Author
September 01, 2021

Not a fan of baseball? That's ok. Larry Tye's book on Satchel Paige is about way more than baseball and he has some great stories to tell. Learn about Satchel's time in Bismarck, North Dakota, his inc

Driven to Serve Others
August 25, 2021

I wrap up my focus on female business owners with Former North Dakota Department of Commerce Commissioner, Michelle Kommer. She joins me this week to talk about her new business, High Road Partners.

CEO, President, Servant’s Heart and Iconoclast
August 18, 2021

When Nicole's boss asked if she wanted to buy the business, she took out a second mortgage to do so, and told her husband about it later. Hear some of her story and how a fire actually saved her resto

Trailblazer, CEO and Mentor to Many
August 11, 2021

When Leititia Hanke realized she wasn't going to make much money as a musician, she took a job as a receptionist at a roofing company. Hear how she eventually became the owner of that roofing company

Founder, Chairwoman, Trailblazer, Difference Maker
August 04, 2021

Bismarck native Anne Mahlum joins me to talk about her passion for exercise and keeping others fit, as well. That passion led to starting a successful non-profit and most recently, solidcore, which ha

The Keeper of Ducks
July 28, 2021

How does a California native decide to become a welder solely to get a job in the North Dakota oil patch? As she says, 'You've really got to want to weld when you want to do it in negative thirty-five

Serving – No Higher Calling
July 21, 2021

How can someone who went to church just to please his wife start having conversations with God about helping people (who live in a landfill) in Nakuru, Kenya? Listen as Dave Hatfield shares his story.

If you could see what I hear
July 14, 2021

Growing up in North and South Dakota simultaneously (yes, it's possible), Rory Hoffman became a member of his family's band at age 5. He has learned to play many instruments over the years, something