037 – Hunter Berry of Taco Billy on Finding Purpose in Breakfast Tacos

“The times I’ve been happiest in life have been when I felt like I had a vision or a purpose — something to chase and I went for it. And when you’re going for it, there’s not really a better feeling. Taco Billy has definitely been one of those times.” —Hunter Berry, Founder of Taco … Continue reading 037 – Hunter Berry of Taco Billy on Finding Purpose in Breakfast Tacos

033 – Leah Ashburn, President of Highland Brewing, on the Evolution of a Microbrewery

“We’ve had to get a lot more focused on how we compete —and it’s made us a better company.” – Leah Wong Ashburn In our final interview episode of Season 2, we chat with Leah Wong Ashburn, President of Highland Brewing Company. Founded in 1994, Highland Brewing was the first legal brewery in Asheville since … Continue reading 033 – Leah Ashburn, President of Highland Brewing, on the Evolution of a Microbrewery

032 – Honey of Different Wrld on Building a Brand and Community, Crowdfunding, and Inclusion

“Somebody told me something that was very, very important. It’s that: luck is not luck —it’s preparation… Opportunities will come all day long, but if you’re not prepared, you’re not prepared… And ‘luck’ is when preparation and opportunity meet.” -Honey In this episode of Making It in Asheville, we interview Honey. She is the founder … Continue reading 032 – Honey of Different Wrld on Building a Brand and Community, Crowdfunding, and Inclusion

030 – Zach Greenwald of Strength Ratio on Sustainable Fitness, Dealing with Pain, and Connecting with Customers

“I did find my life’s calling very early on in life which is coaching. I love training. I love staying physically fit. But I really don’t care about it as much as I care about my athletes.” – Zach Greenwald In this episode, we interview Zach Greenwald, co-founder of Strength Ratio, a strength-training and Olympic … Continue reading 030 – Zach Greenwald of Strength Ratio on Sustainable Fitness, Dealing with Pain, and Connecting with Customers

028 – Alyssa Phillips of Amp’d Designs on the Value of a Logo, Networking for Introverts, and Investing in Your Business

“If something goes wrong or a client’s not happy, there’s nobody else to blame but me. There’s no boss that can handle it, there are no other employees to take the blame. I am the only person accountable.” – Alyssa Phillips In this podcast episode, we interview Alyssa Phillips, founder and owner of Amp’d Designs. … Continue reading 028 – Alyssa Phillips of Amp’d Designs on the Value of a Logo, Networking for Introverts, and Investing in Your Business