Doing Business Right!



We interview entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and business icons from around the country on how they are Doing Business Right! Each week, this show delivers inspiration, business tips, strategies, and real-life success stories to fuel your own success in business. We are experts on the power of words, so each of our guests brings the one word that has impacted their life and business


  • Paris Cole, A Better Way

    10/11/2019 Duration: 55min

    Paris Cole is the CEO of Paris' background in Accounting helps him as he leads the executive and management teams at his growing company. Paris is passionate about the transportation industry and shares insights on how trucking affects us all on a daily basis. On today's show, Paris shares insights on leading a fast-growing company. His passion shines through as he talks about The TruckStop Way, the company's values, and how they act with integrity in all they do.

  • Ace Videos, Quality

    24/09/2019 Duration: 55min
  • Ronda Conger, Love Wins

    15/08/2019 Duration: 55min

    Some say Ronda Conger was raised by wolves, others claim truckers. No matter what her upbringing, this super woman has flourished in a male dominated industry for 24 years. Beginning in the wild, wild West of Las Vegas in 1993 with KB Homes, a top five national home builder, Ronda Conger, has staked her claim as the Vice President of Idaho’s largest home builder, CBH Homes, where she leads the CBH troops daily, overseeing all areas of the company for the past fifteen years. Her resume doesn’t stop there. As owner of a real estate company, a board member of the St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital, a cabinet member for the Treasure Valley YMCA, and a Together Treasure Valley Partner, she happily serves as an active member of the Boise business community. On today's episode Ronda Conger, Vice President of CBH Homes, shares her word "Love Wins" and how these words have shaped her life and career. CBH Homes is Idaho's largest home builder. Ronda shares what has helped them stand out and be successful.

  • Craig & Jessica Toth "Impossible"

    05/08/2019 Duration: 55min

    Craig Toth has been at the pinnacle of physical fitness for many years now, competing in over 100 bodybuilding competitions. He has repeatedly placed in the top 3 with a flawless physique. He made physical fitness his business and way of life when he began Peak Performance Personal Training. Feeling at the top of his game, it was a complete surprise when he went to the hospital earlier this year. Thinking he had the flu, it was a nightmare experience that led to amputating his right leg. On today's episode Craig & Jessica Toth, owners of Peak Performance, share their incredible story. Craig is lucky to be alive after his harrowing ordeal earlier this year. He shares his word Impossible and what that has meant in his life. You won't want to miss a word of this incredible story and the inspiration Craig lives in  his daily life.

  • Ed Race & Beth Vance "Innovation & Affirmation"

    30/07/2019 Duration: 28min

    Dr. Ed Race, President and COO of Alliance Physical Medicine, practiced in chiropractic and multi-disciplined offices gaining more knowledge until creating and perfecting his own Specific Release Technique. New provider’s joined the group and a full service medical practice is now providing care to address patient needs from musculoskeletal to family practice to regenerative medicine. As Vice President and CFO, Beth Vance is the ‘glue’ that holds Alliance Physical Medicine together, making sure everything runs as efficiently as possible. Beth has a background of over 20 years experience in the administration of Chiropractic offices and has worked along side Dr. Ed Race for over 8 years. On today's show, Dr. Ed Race and Beth Vance share their words Innovation and Affirmation. They talk about how their approach to total wellness is different, innovative, and how Alliance Physical Medicine fills the gaps in our healthcare.

  • Matthew Taylor "Community"

    17/07/2019 Duration: 28min

    Matthew Taylor is the Founder and Supervising Attorney at Taylor Law Offices. From a young age Matthew found purpose in serving others. After following his father’s footsteps into law, Matthew earned his degree in business with an emphasis in business management in undergraduate in Oregon. When it came time to choose a law school, New York stood out because of its heavy business regulations and would create a diverse scope to add to his education. Matthew started Taylor Law Offices in Boise, Idaho 8 years ago. Since then, the firm has grown into a locally recognized firm, earning the title of Best Business Law Firm in the Treasure Valley. Additionally, the firm and staff are dedicated to giving back to their community including sponsoring local fundraisers and supporting various charities. On today's show, Matthew shares his word Community and how that has shaped his life and business. You'll be inspired and entertained by this fast-paced show highlighting something we are all a part of.

  • Rick & Sue Ellen Montgomery "Integrity"

    15/07/2019 Duration: 28min

    Rick and Sue Ellen Montgomery, Founders of Diamond Heating and Cooling, have been in the HVAC business for over 14 years. Honesty, Integrity, Quality, and Customer Service are the words that mean everything to them. Their team is dedicated to being heroes to every customer and that is just part of why their company is the fastest growing HVAC company in the Treasure Valley! On today's show, Rick & Sue Ellen share their word Integrity and how their company is founded on this principle. It shows up in everything they do. They talk about company culture and how to develop a team that matters! You'll be inspired by their insights and how pivoting changed their business forever.

  • Kris Miller "Forward"

    11/07/2019 Duration: 27min

    Kris Miller is NexTitle Idaho's Market President.  He remains focused on dedication to superior client service and community involvement as the company grows. Kris has spent the last 20 years refining his sales and leadership skills. He has been responsible for statewide operations including employee management, recruiting, budgeting, high-level decision making, and driving revenue and market share growth. With experience in real estate, real estate lending, insurance, and venture capital, Kris has comprehensive knowledge of all facets of the real estate and title markets. Backed by a team of talented professionals and an extensive network of connections, Kris has perfected the art of negotiation, communication, and closing. On today's show, Kris shares his word Forward and why it means so much to NexTitle's success. Kris is a seasoned leader who has learned the importance of being present every day with his employees. He credits his amazing success to hiring the right employees and shares some insights on ho

  • Greg Manship "Persistence"

    27/06/2019 Duration: 28min

    Greg Manship is an innovative and results-driven leader focused on achieving exceptional results. He has spent many years in real estate technology, specifically with the MLS. He has brought his vast experience to HouseCheck and is now service as the VP of Programs. On today's episode, Greg shares his work persistence and how that has shown up in his career. You'll be inspired by Greg's background and real estate experience.

  • Rick Lierz "Gratitude"

    26/06/2019 Duration: 27min

    Rick Lierz grew up around the lumber business. His father worked for Boise Cascade before starting Franklin Building Supply almost 42 years ago. Lierz practiced law for 12 years in Boise before moving to Franklin in 1997. In those days, Franklin had six locations in Boise, Caldwell, McCall, Bellevue and Elko, Nev., as well a store called Boise Supply Co. and about 150 workers in all. Lierz handled credit, collections and insurance while he learned the business, and after about a year he started running the Boise operation. From 1997 to 2003, Franklin doubled in size adding two truss plants, two door shops, and a Pocatello store. Now Lierz is CEO and the company has about 600 employees and about 100 delivery trucks. Last year, the company became 100 percent employee-owned through an ESOP, or Employee Stock Ownership Plan. On Today's show, Rick Lierz shares his word Gratitude and how that has led to success in his business. We talk about his Disney experience training and how that has helped with amazing growth

  • Sheli G - "Collaboration"

    19/06/2019 Duration: 28min

    Sheli Gartman (Sheli G) has been inspiring and educating businesses, teams and individuals for over 15 years. Constantly inspired by the souls in front of her, Sheli travels all over the world igniting individuals and companies to achieve their highest capacity and calling. Sheli broke company records in Corporate America, before she started her own businesses. She is the Founder and CEO of Women Ignite in Boise, Idaho. On today's show, Sheli shares her word Collaboration and how that has impacted her life/business. She is passionate about people and the importance of working together for overall success. You'll be entertained and inspired by her business insights and words of wisdom.

  • Jay Larsen "Inspire"

    08/06/2019 Duration: 28min

    Mr. Jay Larsen is the Founder and President of Idaho Technology Council, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in telecommunications. This experience ranges from hands-on involvement with start-up long distance companies to leading and managing teams for US WEST Cellular, AirTouch Cellular, Qwest Communications and Verizon Wireless in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah. On today's show Jay shares his word Inspire and how important it is for success. He is passionate about technology and helping small business in Idaho. You'll be inspired by this episode!

  • Suzi Boyle "Authentic"

    27/05/2019 Duration: 28min

    Suzi Boyle is a Branch Manager and Senior Mortgage Originator for Castle & Cooke Mortgage in Boise, Idaho. Suzi has been in the real estate industry for many years now and provides excellent service to her customers. She is a community leader with a philanthropic heart. In her vast career, she has provided home financing to nearly 7,500 mortgage clients. On today's show, Suzi shares her word Authentic and how it's her way of life. This is the word her friends and colleagues use to describe her. She shares her incredible back story and how Idaho became her home. You'll be inspired by this amazing woman!

  • Joel & Julie Hess "Passion & Gratitude"

    25/05/2019 Duration: 27min

    As real estate professionals and owners of Realty ONE Group Professionals, Joel & Julie Hess are dedicated to their customers' real estate success and take every transaction personally. Together, Joel & Julie Hess lead the nation's fastest growing real estate company. Their team has state of the art tools to best serve their customers' needs, coupled with education, knowledge, experience and the drive to help them reach their goals. The Realty ONE Group team are passionate about Idaho properties and making real estate dreams come true. On today's show, Joel & Julie share their words Passion and Gratitude. They tell how these words have shown up in their lives and business, as well as how they manage to work together as a couple. Their company, Realty ONE Group Professionals, is breaking records as they serve their customers and help dreams come true.

  • Dennis Conforto "Believe"

    15/05/2019 Duration: 28min

    Dennis Conforto is an Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, and Senior Executive specializing in start-ups, global firms, private and publicly held corporations. His vast experience and business success has led him to starting HouseCheck in Boise, Idaho. HouseCheck is optimizing the Home Inspection and Lab Services industry by providing home inspectors with a completely new and powerful upgraded business model. HouseCheck provides both inspectors and realtors with breakthrough technologies, lab testing, unprecedented warranties/guarantees, and a new standard of excellence. On today's show, Dennis shares his word Believe and how it has shown up in his life. Dennis is combining his real world visionary experience with his additional skill sets as an industry leader, spokesperson, author and motivational speaker to create a company that is growing by leaps and bounds. You'll be inspired as Dennis shares his insights, successes, failures, and how he is Doing Business Right!

  • Tammy de Weerd "Passion"

    06/05/2019 Duration: 27min

    Mayor Tammy de Weerd, a fourth-generation Idahoan, has served as the Mayor of Meridian since January of 2004. She has lived in Meridian and been an active volunteer in the community for more than two decades, serving the citizens of Meridian in an array of voluntary and elected capacities. She brings to the office extensive experience as an elected official, community advocate, civic volunteer, and businesswoman. On today's show, Mayor Tammy shares her word Passion and how it has shown up in her life. As our beloved mayor, she has led our community and the city of Meridian through 15 years of growth. You'll be inspired as she reflects on her time in service because she will not be running for re-election this upcoming term.

  • Empathy

    01/05/2019 Duration: 27min

    Kevin Troutt is owner and auctioneer at Boise Benefit Auctions. He comes from a family of award-winning auctioneers and has found his niche by specializing in benefit and fundraising auctions. He is a benefit auction specialist helping non-profit organizations maximize their fundraising efforts. On today's show, Kevin shares his word Empathy and how that has shown up in his life/business. You'll be inspired by his heartfelt approach to business and how that has led to his success, all in the service of others.

  • Perseverance - Part 2

    29/04/2019 Duration: 27min

    Jose Hernandez is a former U.S. NASA Astronaut, motivational speaker, and  President/CEO of Tierra Luna Engineering. He is the author of two books, "Reaching for the Stars" and "El Cosechador de Estrellas." His parents were migrant workers who traveled from Central Mexico to California for nine months every year. He grew up helping them pick vegetables from the fields of northern California. His parents stressed the importance of an education and he decided he wanted to become an astronaut when he was ten years old. Today's episode is part 2 of a two-part interview with Jose Hernandez. He shares what he has done right in business. You'll be inspired, as we were, listening to this man's phenomenal story of going from picking beets to working on the International Space Station.

  • Perseverance - Part 1

    28/04/2019 Duration: 27min

    Jose Hernandez is a former U.S. NASA Astronaut, motivational speaker, and  President/CEO of Tierra Luna Engineering. He is the author of two books, "Reaching for the Stars" and "El Cosechador de Estrellas." His parents were migrant workers who traveled from Central Mexico to California for nine months every year. He grew up helping them pick vegetables from the fields of northern California. His parents stressed the importance of an education and he decided he wanted to become an astronaut when he was ten years old. Today's episode is part 1 of a two-part interview with Jose Hernandez. He shares his word Perseverance and how that has shown up in his life. You'll be inspired, as we were, listening to this man's phenomenal story of going from picking beets to working on the International Space Station.

  • Service

    19/04/2019 Duration: 28min

    Jim Zamzow is President and former CEO of Zamzow's Lawn, Garden, & Pet. He is a scientist who enjoys helping solve problems for people in the areas of health and agriculture. He has been blessed with three very successful businesses. On a side note, he also owns a turbinehelicopter and is available for search and rescue at no charge if you can't afford reimbursement. On today's show, Jim shares his word Service and how that has shown up in his life. Zamzow's is a fourth generation company that began here in the Treasure Valley with Jim's grandparents. Jim attributes their success to the service they provide their customers. You'll be inspired and enlightened as you listen to Jim share his wisdom about general health, gardening, and business!

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