Category: Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

How to Build a Business from the Ground Up While Being on Call with Candace McCollett

January 30, 2018 1 min to read

How to Build a Business from the Ground Up While Being on Call with Candace McCollett

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Candace McCollet is a certified birthing expert and runs her own doula service, Westside Birth Connection. She has a love for natural medicine and seeks to empower women through the natural methods of childbirth and eradicate the general public’s misconceptions about pregnancy and the birthing process.   Topics Discussed:  W...

How to Kickstart Your Nutritional Goals with Martha Rosenau

January 23, 2018 1 min to read

How to Kickstart Your Nutritional Goals with Martha Rosenau

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Martha worked with long time colleagues to open a first-of-its-kind adult intensive outpatient program in Colorado Springs. She established nutrition course content for a nine-month sober living community and day program, including designing hands-on cooking classes for men’s and women’s programs to improve outcomes in...

How to Write, Market, and Live from the Heart with Khadija Grant

January 16, 2018 1 min to read

How to Write, Market, and Live from the Heart with Khadija Grant

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Khadija Grant is an author with a passion for transforming social issues into raw, inspirational stories, and she enjoys giving back to the youth who live her stories every single day. At age 29, writing became a passion that woke her up early in the morning and kept her up all night. She allows her heart to guide her writing. This...

How to Start a Food Truck with Andres Velez

January 9, 2018 1 min to read

How to Start a Food Truck with Andres Velez

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Andres Velez is the owner of Pig Latin Food Truck. He served six years as a cook in the Army and completed two tours in Iraq. After completing his time in the service, he attended and graduated Culinary school to pursue his dreams. His culinary influences are largely Latin American and International cuisine. He works with his wife w...

How to Get Involved with Social Enterprise and Thrive as a Millenial in Colorado Springs with Micki Cockrille

January 2, 2018 1 min to read

How to Get Involved with Social Enterprise and Thrive as a Millenial in Colorado Springs with Micki Cockrille

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Micki Cockrille is the Digital Marketing and Events Specialist at the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. He obtained a B.S. in Business emphasizing in HRMG and Marketing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He finished up his internship with the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center where he fell i...

How to be a Commercial Photographer with Nicole York

October 31, 2017 1 min to read

How to be a Commercial Photographer with Nicole York

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Ever since she was little, Nicole has been trying to create what was in her imagination, whether through words or imagery. Her tool of choice used to be a pencil, but once she got a camera in her hands she never looked back.  Nicole’s artistic approach to photography has gotten her images on the covers of magazines, and she’s a...

How a Custom Gifting Company Serves Business Owners with Ann Pappas

October 24, 2017 1 min to read

How a Custom Gifting Company Serves Business Owners with Ann Pappas

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Ann Pappas owns two small retail businesses: The Friendly Box Company and Bohemian Closet. With Friendly Box, she creates custom corporate gift boxes filled with local Colorado goods. And with Bohemian Closet, she extends her creativity in helping people look their best by styling them with clothes and accessories.   Topics Discu...

How to Focus on Stakeholders and Build Stunning Websites with Alex Belding

October 17, 2017 1 min to read

How to Focus on Stakeholders and Build Stunning Websites with Alex Belding

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Alex Belding is the founder and CEO of Mad Crane Marketing powered by WebriQ. He started Mad Crane Marketing to tackle the DIY dilemma of web design and digital marketing. He believes that business is about more than just the bottom line. Committed to focusing on the stake holders, he aspires to be like Yvon Chouinard and say, R...

How to Open a Boutique That Gives Back with Tina Schwaner

October 10, 2017 1 min to read

How to Open a Boutique That Gives Back with Tina Schwaner

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Tina Schwaner is the owner of Frayla Boutique, which focuses on mindful products and values giving back to the community. Five years ago, she chased her entrepreneurial dreams and is now celebrating six-months at a newly-opened location in Downtown Colorado Springs. Recently partnered with The Hanger, a non-profit that helps chi...

How to get Started in the Practice of Law with Joi Kush

October 3, 2017 1 min to read

How to get Started in the Practice of Law with Joi Kush

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Joi Kush is a partner at Johnson Kush, P.C., a family law firm that handles divorces and other family-related cases. During law school, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert Littlefield, U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court, a legal fellow at the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, Vehicular Crimes Unit, and an intern/...