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Latest Episodes

Connecting with Local Non-Profits with Stephenie D. Stevens
November 20, 2020

While we have focused on businesses in and around Chester County since shortly after the arrival of COVID-19, we know that non-profits in the area have suffered the same challenges and hurdles. To lea

Crafting Support for the Hospitality + Restaurant Sectors with Bill Covaleski
November 13, 2020

With winter weather fast approaching, we know that the local restaurant and hospitality sector is facing an even more precarious position because of the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. We sat down wit

Supporting Our Local Businesses with Cheryl Kuhn
October 30, 2020

With Chester County and much of the nation facing what might be a second wave of COVID-19, we turned to Cheryl Kuhn to understand how businesses in southern Chester County are faring and how local cha

Running an Essential Business with Patrice Banks
October 16, 2020

Running an essential business during COVID-19 presents its own challenges to business owners – especially for brick-and-mortar businesses. We spoke with Patrice Banks, the Chief #sheCANic and Founder

Harnessing Tech to Grow a Business with Joy Beam and Gareth Yoder
October 09, 2020

Chester County boasts an amazingly diverse economy with strong, vibrant businesses ranging from pharma and medical technology to manufacturing, and from world class professional services to farming. W

A Commitment to Information Communication with Josh Maxwell
October 02, 2020

As the challenging effects of COVID-19 continue across southeast Pennsylvania and beyond, many businesses and non-profits are still struggle to cope. We sat down with Josh Maxwell, one of three Cheste

Financial Help for Local Businesses with Rebecca Worthington
September 25, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to have a significant effect on the local economy in Chester County, Pennsylvania, businesses and organizations are still in need of options to address revenue shortfalls and cas

Starting + Building Your Own Business with Yardell Perkins
September 18, 2020

With all the economy turmoil caused by COVID-19, many folks are considering taking their careers in new directions. We caught up with Yardell Perkins to talk about how he started his own business. Thr

Focusing on Customers Relationships with Mark Avery
September 04, 2020

As salons and barbershops across Pennsylvania try to keep up with changing safety guidelines, we sat down with a local shop owner to chat through his experience. A Kennett Square native, Mark Avery, a

Creating Great Customer Experiences with Jim Adams
August 28, 2020

With restaurants, bars, and taprooms reopening across the State of Pennsylvania, we caught up with Jim Adams to chat about what he and his team at Levante Brewing Company are doing to navigate the COV