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GROWL Radio: Bark Less, Hustle More

GROWL Radio: Bark Less, Hustle More

By GROWL Agency
Ever wondered what happens backstage of successful business stories? Learn from owners and entrepreneurs how to bring your business idea to the real world and handle daily hustles with a growth mindset!

From marketing and social media to technology and business strategies, the biweekly interviewees share their stories so you can learn from their challenges and level up your business!
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The Details of Data with Brad Plothow
Join Brad Plothow, the Chief Growth Officer at Intergalactic, to discuss the importance of data and how marketing shifts when it comes to innovative technology.
April 28, 2022
The Freedom of Small Business
Join GROWL Radio as we hang out with Cole Rath, business owner and veteran, to discuss the benefits of owning a small business and how to hire employees strategically.
April 14, 2022
The Power of Events with Maria Rainsdon
Hang out with Maria Rainsdon, the general manager for OVG Facilities, as she discusses the importance of events. From bringing the community together to fueling the economy, understand the positive effect travel and tourism has on your life.
March 28, 2022
The 3 B's with Matt Allen
Join Matt Allen, the Assistant General Manager of the Grand Junction Rockies, to discuss the three b's: baseball, bourbon, and bobbers. Get the inside scoop on what to expect from this baseball season and some of our favorite fishing spots.
March 17, 2022
A Slice of Advice with Kirk Bliss
Tune into this episode of GROWL Radio with Kirk Bliss, the owner of Rosie's Pizzeria, to talk about the economic growth of Pagosa Springs, being a rural Colorado business owner, and restaurant trends.  Looking for even more small business tips? 👉
March 03, 2022
What the F is an NFT?
Join Ben Haver, graphic designer, and entrepreneur, as we jump into the world of NFT’s. Gain a deeper understanding of the metaverse, the future of NFT’s, and how you can use them for your business. Ready for more small business talk? Check out our blog:
February 14, 2022
Inside the World of Small Business with Drew Davis
Dive into the world of small business on this episode of GROWL Radio with Drew Davis, the President at Specialty Incentives. From the hiring process and supply chain issues to optimizing your mental health, we discuss our tips for the day-to-day pressures small business owners face.  Want more tips for small businesses?
January 31, 2022
Driving the Right Website Traffic with Jim Krienbrink
Help us kick off 2022 with Jim Krienbrink from Hyper Dog Media, an innovative SEO Agency. Jim lets us in on the top five reasons your SEO might not be driving the results you want to see and how he stays on top of the ever-changing industry. Ready to take your SEO to the next level? Check out
January 19, 2022
The Importance of Community Banking with Louise Goodman
In this episode, Louise Goodman from Timberline Bank breaks down some of the bank jargon you might hear when looking at your finances while going into depth about the role community banking plays in your business and personal life. For more financial resources, visit
August 05, 2021
Tech Talk for Small Business Owners with 32Waves
Join Nick, Colt, and Eli to discuss how 32 Waves went from WIFI troubleshooting to a full-blown IT company that prioritizes one thing tech companies are forgetting: customer service. They explain why the fast-paced world of tech can be challenging to small businesses and how everyday business owners can rest assured, knowing there’s always a solution to their tech problems. Learn more about 32 Waves:
July 21, 2021
Advancing and Adapting Active Transportation with Sarah Brooks
Did you miss Bike to Work Month? Join Sarah Brooks, the mobility manager for Mesa County RTPO, for a recap on Bike to Work Month and what you can look forward to for the rest of the year, including community outreach activities. Sarah explains the relationship between tourism and active transportation while giving you a behind-the-scenes look into active transportation planning. Want to experience active transportation first hand? Check out
July 07, 2021
Using Improv to Bring Teams Together with Heather Hughes
Heather Hughes, an actor and director with a passion for storytelling, discusses how to use theater-based skills to open new ways of thinking, find inspiration, and help teams reconnect. This episode dives into how we can break down barriers and move outside of our comfort zones to become better team members within the workplace and our communities. Interested in learning how your team can benefit from improv exercises? Get started with Growl Spark at!
June 22, 2021
The Dynamic Relationship Between Policy and Small Business with Matt Soper
Matt Soper, a Colorado State Representative, discusses the issues small businesses face with policies such as keeping up with regulations and preparing for the unknown. This episode emphasizes the importance of talking to your representatives in order to have your voice heard while supporting your small business. 
May 24, 2021
The Stamina of Entrepreneurs with Delaney Keating
Dive into the struggles entrepreneurs face when it comes to new policies and the lack of resources available for small businesses with Delaney Keating, managing director at Startup Colorado. Delaney describes how Startup Colorado, the ecosystem-building organization, connects entrepreneurs and small business owners to the resources they need when they need them to minimize some of these struggles and foster community. Want more information on resources for your business? Visit
May 19, 2021
Economic Recovery and Revitalization with Kim Woodworth
Have you ever wondered what exactly your Economic Development Council does? Kim Woodworth, the operation director for the Economic Development Council of Colorado, dives into the role the EDCC plays in the recovery and revitalization of the economy after the pandemic while providing resources to support your business. Looking for support to take your business to the next level? Check out for programs and resources! 
May 05, 2021
The Lowdown on Downtown with Brandon Stam
We all love the buzz of downtown from the restaurant experiences to the entertainment scene but do you know who operates behind the scenes? Brandon Stam, Executive Director of Downtown Grand Junction, describes how Grand Junction, CO got certified as a Downtown Development Authority, Business Improvement District, and a Creative District, and the growth to come. Positive attitude and hard work turned Grand Junction into a hot spot for people moving from big cities and looking for a mid-sized, chill, young, and fun city.
April 14, 2021
How to Transform Your Passion into a Business with Elizabeth Hays
Our guest, Elizabeth Hays, explains why she decided to pivot from a 9 to 5 into owning her own cycling business. She describes how she adapted and learned from her daily challenges and how creativity during uncertain times brought her higher customer loyalty and brand awareness. Elisabeth also gives final insights that you can apply to any business at any stage. Want to book your cycle class? Sign up on the Sculpt Cycle website or download the Vagaro booking app and type “Sculp Cycle” to start cycling today!
April 14, 2021