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The Collective Coaching brings you in-depth conversations with the top mortgage team leaders, executives, and branch managers in the country. We also feature mastermind sessions with influential coaches, consultants, experts, and speakers. All so you can build the right team, systems, and technology to scale your team to a hundred million without losing your YOU. The Collective Coaching Podcast is a proud founding member of the REAL Disrupt Podcast Collaborative.
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The every other month, for the time being, podcast of Vocations and Vacations Podcast with Jason and Sam. Every other month we will talk about different vocations, vacations, and other fun things that we have enjoyed, or that a special guest has enjoyed. Our vocations are our callings or stations in life and refer to who we are in relation to one another. The vacations that we take are those thing where we get out and see this wonderful world around us. Be sure to visit us at www.vocationsan ...
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The Corrigan Cast, by Brendan 'Wrong Way' Corrigan, takes a unique, usually light-hearted look at various aspects of life in Colombia and the region in general, as well as current affairs around the world. It makes for (usually!) fun, interesting listening! The Corrigan Cast's predecessor, The Colombia Cast, can be found at: https://www.spreaker.com/show/the-colombia-cast. Donations to the cause are always welcome!
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In this episode of The Collective Podcast, Shane and Kyle, along with special guest Dan Smokoska, explore effective LinkedIn strategies for content creation and engagement. Dan shares his unique point system for meaningful online interactions and the importance of a well-crafted LinkedIn profile. 03:25 - The Power of Engaging on LinkedIn 06:47 - In…
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In this special episode, Wendy Guerrero, Director of Bentonville Film Festival, reflects on the 10th Anniversary of the Festival, happening June 10 - 16. We uncover how it has become a beacon for amplifying marginalized voices in the film industry. You’ll hear about the line-up, history of BFF, what to expect, and all the ways you can engage in inc…
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A new Spanish TV series, Los 39, is drama-packed. Filming it on location in Palomino also had its drama. And divas.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/05/life-imitating-art-of-los-39-minus.html.Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version): https://youtu.be/nuxTi…
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In this first episode of The Collective Podcast, Shane, Sean, and Kyle get real about why it’s key to be yourself everywhere—yes, even on social media. They talk about using social platforms not just to share, but to build genuine business connections. Listen in as they share personal experiences and give some straightforward advice on keeping it r…
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Environmental sustainability and film/TV productions do not sit well together. It makes one wonder how self-styled green movie stars sleep well at night.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/05/the-pernicious-pull-of-black-hole-that.html.Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in…
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Bentonville Bike Fest presented by Mobil1 returns for the fourth year on May 23 through 26! There’s something for everyone at this year’s event: free-entrance festival and expo, racing, kids activities, dirt contests, workshops, and more. Event founder & Belgian cyclist Kenny Belaey and Director of Partnerships Jessy Heard give all the details on t…
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American/US English conventions make more sense than their British counterparts. For some things, that is.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/04/on-comma-ground-where-us-english-team.html.Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.c…
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In this episode, we dive into the unique history and culture of one of Bentonville’s renowned establishments—Yeyo’s with Chef Rafael Rios. Join us as we explore the traditions that define the acclaimed cuisine, hear the inspiring story of his family’s journey, and how Yeyo’s got to where it is today. Plus, Chef Rios shares his recommendation on wha…
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In this episode of the Next Level Podcast, Shane, Sean and Kyle dive into the exhilarating world of sales and marketing with special guest Darin Rhodes. Discover how the right strategies, paired with effective technology use, can transform your approach to CRM and lead generation! 04:23- The Need for Execution and Strategy in Marketing 10:42 - Appl…
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The American Alpine Club is bringing its renowned Craggin' Classic climbing festival to Bentonville, Arkansas from May 10-12, 2024. This multi-day event offers climbing workshops, gear exhibitions, camping, and a stewardship day at local crag Lake Lincoln. Climbers of all levels can learn new skills, explore Northwest Arkansas' urban and rural clim…
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Join the conversation with NWA Master Naturalist—Pam Morgan— for an illuminating look at Bentonville's brand-new Firefly Sanctuary at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve. Hear how Coler became the first certified firefly sanctuary West of the Mississippi, the magic and ecology behind Bentonville’s landscape, tips for prime firefly viewing, and more inform…
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In this episode, Kyle Draper along with Jonathan Mast talks about how AI can make work and life easier, especially if you find focusing hard. Jonathan gives simple tips on using AI to get things done faster and better. Tune in to learn how you can use AI to help with your projects and become a go-to expert in what you do! 00:00 - Introduction and I…
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In this new phase in the rise of the machines, we risk becoming little more than pawns of artificial intelligence.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/04/more-artificial-intelligence-less-human.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://youtu.be/2…
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Alec Pasqualina, Director of Mountain Bike at USA Cycling, describes life with Bentonville, Arkansas being the official home of the U.S. National Mountain Bike Team. His goal is for every development mountain bike athlete to train and compete in Bentonville before racing internationally. Hear about how partnerships contribute to Team USA’s success …
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Pet owners who double up as radical climate activists would be making a big statement — and no small difference — if they ditched their furry friends.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/03/a-pet-hate.html.Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://yout…
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In this episode, Shane Kidwell and Sean Zalmanoff tackle the crucial topic of taking well-deserved breaks and establishing firm boundaries in the demanding arena of commission-based work. They deliver powerful insights on how to seamlessly disconnect, ensuring your team has everything under control, so you can recharge without a hitch. 03:16 - Diff…
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Join us for an insightful conversation with Walter Harris, CEO and President of the Heartland Whole Health Institute, as we explore the institute's revolutionary vision for transforming healthcare in Northwest Arkansas and beyond. Discover how this groundbreaking wellness campus initiative is bridging the gap to healthcare. From value-based care mo…
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Join us for a conversation with the multi-talented singer-songwriter and R&B/soul artist, Valerie June. Valerie shares her inspiring journey from her musical roots in Memphis to her upcoming performance at FreshGrass Bentonville. We dive into her creative process, her passion for mentoring young artists, and her mission to spread positivity through…
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In this episode, Kyle Draper introduces Luke Shankula, the CEO and founder of Loans on Demand. They discuss Luke's marketing tactics, specifically his use of two-step posts to generate engagement and leads. Luke explains the strategy behind these posts and how they can be effective in gaming the algorithm and starting conversations with potential c…
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Discover the vibrant educational scene of arts and culture in Bentonville through this captivating conversation with Jessica Sudduth, Senior Education Manager at Ovations+. From theater classes and student productions to orchestra concerts and youth ensembles, Ovations+ offers a wide range of enriching programs to bring premier children’s theater t…
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At a distance of 100 km, San Juan de Rioseco falls into the quick-getaway-from-Bogotá category. However, the journey can be stop-start so it's best to spend at least a night there. It is worth it.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/03/san-juan-de-rioseco-only-its-river-runs.html. Additional reading/listening referr…
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In this week's podcast, Shane Kidwell, Kyle Draper, and Sean Zalmanoff discuss the shifting importance in the mortgage industry and the need for thoughtful staffing decisions. They emphasize the importance of understanding your worth and hiring based on your expertise. The episode also touches on the benefits of hiring contractors and the need for …
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Dr. Megan Bolinder, Executive Director of Northwest Arkansas Community College’s (NWACC) Trails Trade School in Bentonville, Arkansas, shares exciting details about the school’s upcoming Trail Technician Program. Launching in the fall 2024 semester, the program’s mission is to provide world-class training and hands-on education in trail building, m…
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In this week's podcast, Shane Kidwell, Kyle Draper, and Sean Zalmanoff highlight the importance of actively engaging with others on social media, suggesting listeners spend a few minutes daily to genuinely connect by commenting on other people's posts. They share how this strategy can lead to stronger relationships and open up new opportunities. 00…
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Getting a rather surprising clean bill of dental health has made me reflect on what may have led to this apparent tooth triumph. Can you handle the tooth?For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/03/boosting-dental-health.html.Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text versi…
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Join Jaclyn House’s conversation with Dalaney Thomas, Director of Tourism with the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, as she spotlights what sets the state apart. From unmatched outdoor recreation and trail access to cultural amenities like southern cuisine, hospitality, and art, Dalaney provides insider tips to maximize your Arkan…
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In this week's podcast, Shane Kidwell, Kyle Draper, Sean Zalmanoff, and Landon Hale are mixing things up in the mortgage and real estate world with their latest venture. They're focusing on the importance of professionalism, continuous learning, and the strength of the community to navigate the twists and turns of the market. With a lineup of engag…
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Tune in to hear XNA Chief Operating Officer Andrew Branch detail the major terminal modernization (T-MOD) project currently underway. With new restaurants like Einstein Bagels and Slim Chickens, a Crystal Bridges art gallery, increased check-in capacity, and more nursing rooms and private work pods, the Northwest Arkansas National Airport is elevat…
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In this week's podcast, Shane Kidwell, Kyle Draper, Sean Zalmanoff, and Landon Hale tackle a big question: how can you double your services’ price and still keep your clients happy? You'll hear real-life stories, clever strategies, and personal insights that will make you stop and think, "How can I apply this to my own work?" This episode is packed…
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A lack of a clear career path — a particular problem for social studies graduates — can leave one feeling lost. 'I can do many things, but I don't want to do that.'For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/02/merging-life-vacation-with-vocation.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hype…
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Join our conversation with Alice Gray Stites to explore the exhibitions, artists, and visionaries behind one of America’s most unique contemporary art museums—21c Museum Hotel. From provocative sculptures and interactive installations to community events that encourage dialogue around complex social issues, the 21c Museum Hotels aim to spark wonder…
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In this week's podcast episode, Sean Zalmanoff and Landon Hale simplify the process of building your team. They explain why it's crucial to define roles clearly before hiring, why you should stay open-minded when choosing candidates, and why it's smart to invest in early administrative help. Discover how getting involved and ensuring smooth onboard…
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Some actions that have an appearance of good about them often turn out to be all show but with little go.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/02/an-act-of-good.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2017/12/replacing-re…
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Episode Title: Building Your Dream Team In this week’s podcast episode, Shane Kidwell, Sean Zalmanoff, Landon Hale, and Kyle Draper discuss how hiring the right people can really change the game for your business. They talked about finding hidden gems in the job market, asking quirky questions to see if someone fits your team vibe, and always being…
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The Great American Eclipse on April 8, 2024, is almost here and Bentonville, Arkansas, will see 97.7% of totality. Whether you're here to view or stopping through to get to totality nearby, Bentonville is ready to welcome you! From eclipse-themed community events, programs, and outdoor activities, you will be able to celebrate the 2024 Great Americ…
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Helping others is easier to do when you feel in a good place yourself. For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/01/fly-on-through-turbulence-there-is-no.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://youtu.be/2YCuwrHcdp0https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/201…
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In this week’s podcast episode, Sean Zalmanoff and Shane Kidwell discuss strategies for loan officers to build lasting relationships with clients, utilizing technology, social media, and community events, with a focus on engagement beyond the loan closing process. 2:58 – Building Relationships After Closing 10:54 – The Power of Follow-Up 15:16 – Th…
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Jamie Cathey, Visit Bentonville’s Outdoor Recreation Sales Manager, gives an overview of the 40+ cycling events taking place in Bentonville this year. She shares thoughtful insight on how Visit Bentonville, along with its partners, successfully welcomes visitors and hosts flagship & grassroots events like Square 2 Square, Big Sugar Classic, and Ben…
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This week's podcast features Sean Zalmanoff and Blake Brewer discussing the Legacy Letter Challenge. Blake recounts receiving a letter from his father shortly after his passing, a moment that inspired him to embark on a mission: helping one million fathers compose at least one impactful, well-crafted Legacy Letter for their children. 👉 https://www.…
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Visit Bentonville kicks off season 7 with an episode dedicated to getting to know our new Host Jaclyn House, the co-host and producer of Good Day NWA on KNWA FOX24. Hear about her favorite spots in Bentonville, Arkansas, from food and drinks to fun family activities at Crystal Bridges Museum and Trike Theatre. You can listen to this podcast on Appl…
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Humanity's overall health and well-being have never been better but we need some pain to make us feel alive.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2024/01/without-pain-pleasures-are-plain-and.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version): https://wwcorrigan.blogspo…
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Catch Sean Zalmanoff and Shane Kidwell on this week's podcast as they share real stories from their first year running mortgage companies. Learn how they tackled challenges, built trust with clients, and dealt with changing mortgage rates. If you're just starting, this episode is full of tips and tricks you don't want to miss! 01:00 – Reflecting on…
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Join Sean Zalmanoff and Shane Kidwell in this week's podcast. They share simple yet powerful tips for turning leads into loyal clients. Learn how to keep in touch with market updates, make your services stand out, and build trust every step of the way. Perfect for anyone looking to grow in the mortgage industry! 00:40 – Seasons of a Mortgage Client…
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Join Shane Kidwell and Sean Zalmanoff in this week's episode as they break down parts of a client and parts of a transaction to help everybody work on their business as they move forward into the new year. Listen up as they talk about strategy over ideas, the importance of price transparency, and effective online engagement to transform your approa…
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Hell yeah or no may sound like good advice when one is uncertain about a decision, yet rarely is that simple.For the text of this vlog, visit https://wwcorrigan.blogspot.com/2023/12/hell-yeah-or-no-its-no-so.html. Additional reading/listening referred to in the audio (inserted as hyperlinks in the text version):https://sive.rs/ https://youtu.be/c42…
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People who visit and live in Bentonville typically love two things: bikes and coffee. Mark Bray recounts the epiphany on a flight home from Honduras that inspired the Airship Coffee we know and love today. After founding Airship in 2018, there are now four bustling locations throughout Bentonville – one of which is located at Coler Mountain Bike Pr…
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Join Sean Zalmanoff and Kenneth Travis in this week's episode as they dive into Goal Planning and Actions That Matter (ATMs). Carefully planning your actions for the short and long term has a huge impact on your success. It's the deliberate actions and measured steps that pave the way to your success. 05:17 – Progress, Not Perfection 06:53 – Planni…
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Local owners of Ozark Mountain Bagel Co. joined us to share their origin story, more on the fourth location expansion, and some funky bagel combinations. Owners Bill and Sheila Ford, along with their son Tyler, bring authentic New York-style bagels to Northwest Arkansas with a motto of spreading joy, love, and cream cheese. Originally serving bagel…
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FlowFeed co-founder, Ryan Shelton, joined host Allen Woody to express ways the app helps bikers, our ecosystem, and our overall experience as a mountain biker on the Ozark trails. From trail condition analytics and real-time weather data to accessibility and intuitive software, FlowFeed strives to make mountain bikers able to ride their best ride. …
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Tune in for an engaging conversation with our host, Allen Woody, and Micah Klasky, executive chef at The Hive in Bentonville. In this episode, Klasky shares his recent experience filming A Southern Night at the Cinema, which premiered this month in New York City. Klasky took filmmakers from the Local Palate to three of his favorite spots in Bentonv…
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