Season 1 Episodes

August 10, 2020

19: Season Recap

Today Ete takes some time to revisit the 18 interviews he's done this season. He's had a blast doing them and has sincerely enjoyed the time he's had to spend with each of these people. But from the beginning, Ete has wanted this show to be more than story-time with friends and neighbors. He knew […]
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August 3, 2020

18: Interview with David Richards (Summit Contractors)

Today, Ete sits down with David Richards, general contractor, and owner of Summit Contractors. Dave Richards grew up in Island Park Idaho. His father, who was a builder, was involved in a terrible construction accident. After being thrown 50 feet, a truss landed on his arm, crushing it, and leaving him with permanent, life-changing damage. […]
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July 27, 2020

16: Interview with Tim Morris (Park City Tree)

Today Ete sits down with Tim Morris of Park City Tree. Tim Morris has found success in a lot of places. As a kid, he learned how to work hard, a starting place for a lot of the entrepreneurs we've talked to. That industriousness, coupled with being in the right place at the right time, […]
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July 20, 2020

15: Interview with Tanji Wolfert (Kind Wise Mind)

Today Ete sits down with Tanji Wolfert of Kind Wise Mind. Tanji Wolfert, founder of Kind Wise Mind, has a very personal reason for teaching mindfulness. She has experienced the benefits of mindfulness practice firsthand. Tanji grew up in Sandy, UT. At 11 years old, Tanji, the oldest of 3 siblings, suddenly and tragically lost […]
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July 13, 2020

14: Interview with Peter Malinka, CPA (Malinka CPA)

Today Ete sits down for a talk with Peter Malinka. Peter is a CPA and absolutely loves tax strategy. We all know that accountants have a certain reputation for being rather, well, boring. Luckily for us, today's guest, Peter Malinka, is not the stereotypical accountant. Engaging, fun, and full of good stories, we promise you […]
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July 7, 2020

13: Interview with Audrey Holocher (Wasatch Hypnotherapy)

Today Ete sits down with Audrey Holocher of Wasatch Hypnotherapy We’ve had the chance to interview a lot of people who have very interesting jobs working in all kinds of fields. Audrey Holocher has started a business in a field that is definitely interesting and unique. As a hypnotherapist, she is able to help people […]
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June 29, 2020

12: Interview with Amy Schulthess (Wigglish)

Today Ete chats with Amy Schulthess, owner of Wigglish. Amy has what many would consider a dream job. As owner of Wigglish, the Heber toy store with the delightful name, Amy spends her days surrounded by toys and books and excited children accompanied by their parents. And here she is absolutely in her element. One […]
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June 22, 2020

13: Interview with Lawrence Whipple (Burgeon Digital Marketing)

Today's episode marks another first! We've now interviewed our first entrepreneur couple. Last week we spoke with Carolee Whipple (Ecolawn Heber-Midway). This time we talk with her husband, Lawrence Whipple, of Burgeon Digital Media. Lawrence's story highlights someone who's taken some unique and unexpected turns on his path: from farm boy to dance party organizer, […]
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June 15, 2020

10: Carolee Whipple (Ecolawn-Heber/Midway)

Today's episode with Carolee Whipple of Ecolawn of Heber/Midway is a rather special one for a few different reasons. This is our second interview in a row featuring a woman entrepreneur, which we're excited about. Unlike the seasoned veterans of entrepreneurship we've talked to in the past, Carolee is an entrepreneurial newbie, just a few […]
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June 9, 2020

9: Interview with Katie Stirling (

Today Ete sits down with Heber local, Katie Stirling. Katie is genuine, down to earth, and highly relatable and yet extraordinary in her ability to just do what she wants to do in a way that most of us would like to, but don't. She's got boundless creativity and ideas that don't stop, and just […]
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May 22, 2020

8: Jeff Griffin (Griffin Motivation)

Ete speaks with Jeff Griffin, founder of Griffin Motivation. University student and football player, Jeff Griffin, found himself staring up from the floor of an unpainted barn. Having fallen 40 feet while painting, he realized he could not move. The young man whose identity had been wrapped up in being an athlete, with his whole […]
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March 19, 2020

7: Interview with Jeff Kohler (Marketing Videos Club)

Today Ete sits down with longtime Heber Valley resident, Jeff Kohler. Jeff is a Midway native, husband, father of 5 (not 3), and entrepreneur. He has owned and operated various businesses here in the Valley, including a brick and mortar mattress store and a video production company. In his latest venture, Marketing Videos Club, Jeff […]
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March 6, 2020

6: Interview with Dee Downing (Red Ant Works)

Today Ete sits down with Dee Downing of Red Ant Works As a girl growing up in Michigan, Dee Downing was utterly enchanted by Nature. The banks of the river behind her house, though forbidden, became her place, and to this day she clearly remembers the solace she found there in the wild. This was […]
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February 26, 2020

5: Interview with Paul Clark (Timber Ridge Custom Homes) Don’t miss this stuff: Men having feelings. Ete talks to Paul about his ability to make people feel important and cared for. Besides the fact that it’s nice to hear a couple of guys willing to get a little vulnerable, there’s also an important business application here, which they discuss. Paul likes people and […]
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February 23, 2020

4: Interview with Tracy Collett (Best Western Plus - Heber City)

Don’t Miss This Stuff:Here are just a few things you’ll enjoy in this episode: Tracy’s childhood in Flaming Gorge. An “outdoors guy” at heart, Tracy’s father moved his family– including 7 kids–to Flaming Gorge in the late Fifties to realize his dream of living an outdoors lifestyle. Together, the family ran several businesses and side-hustles: […]
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February 20, 2020

3: Interview with John Call (Utah Entrepreneur)

This week Ete talks to Heber entrepreneur, John Call. Even as a kid, John Call knew that when it came to making money, he didn’t want to work for someone else. Why bag groceries at a grocery store or pick beans for a local farmer, when he could be doing his own thing? From selling […]
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January 27, 2020

1: Interview with Dan Stead of Natures Balance

This is my interview with Local Entrepreneur Dan Stead. Dan had a cooperate job for many years in Houston, TX. After the Economy crash of (08) he ended up without a job for about 18 months. He started over in a brand new industry and built an incredible company.
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January 24, 2020

2: Interview with The Pest and Lawn Ginja

I had a chance to sit down with the Lawn Ginja (in his home) and discuss how the Ginja came to be. We also dug into his Utah service company "All Green Pest and Lawn". Jared is a blast to hang out with and built an incredible company. He has also built an amazing youtube […]
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