Tom Stewart

Podcast 0002: Tom Stewart

Today on Business Machine is Tom Stewart, who first had thoughts of entrepreneurship with a group of high school friends. Over the last decade, he has provided consultation to 44 organizations in a wide range of industries – the majority of which were new or small companies. Tom has also worked on transition teams for larger organizations, including the State of Michigan, and his efforts have resulted in nearly $7M in new client revenues and 60 new jobs in the Capitol Region. …

Chad Jordan

Podcast 0001: Chad Jordan

Today on Business Machine is Chad Jordan, owner of Craving’s Gourmet Popcorn in Old Town Lansing and Okemos, who started with nothing but debt and a willingness to learn from others. Mission Craving’s Gourmet provides world-class popcorn to making people happy. In 10 years, Chad imagines a more robust brand that acts as a staple of Michigan and reaches more urban areas. Notable Past Mistakes Chad believes that his biggest mistake was not strategically thinking about worst-case scenarios, substituting confidence with money. …