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Morning FUEL

Morning FUEL

By John Bundy
An interview with local entrepreneur/small business owners with a focus on WHY they do what they do. Whether it’s working to make their community a better place, helping those in need or making an impact on the world. We want to know their story and what gets them out of bed in the morning. These individuals know and understand that “YOUR story DOESN’T belong to YOU!”
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Brad and Heidi Brewer
Today’s guests, believing that Too many people pass away before writing about their life and sharing their stories and advice with their families. This belief compelled them to develope a website that makes it easy for anyone to type answers to interview questions and then publish their writing as hard cover books that they can give to their family. Meant to be a gift that will keep their legacy safe and secure for generations. Asked what Their favorite thing about this creative work is they responded, "We believe strongly in the vision and potential to change lives and improve relationships through this project. It has the potential to spread throughout our communities, the nation, and the world, helping people understand their one-of-a-kind importance. When Speaking about lessons learned through out the course of this project they stated "There is going to be resistance, and there are going to be setbacks. We need to be dedicated and resolute that what we seek to bring the world is worth fighting for." It is my pleasure and honor to welcome to the Morning fuel podcast family. Part of the team Brad and Heidi Brewer.
December 26, 2019
Cherokee Edwards
Today’s guest, Originally from North Philadelphia PA Starting as a sales rep in the Vacation Resort world in 1999 then being promoted to the member service department he began to notice a void in the Vacation Ownership Community. Families didn’t know what to do if they no longer wanted their membership and they had no one to help them. Because of this need he launched out on his own and created a full service company to assist families, educating them on usage, rentals, donating and even getting out of ownership completely. When asked what his keys to keeping productive were, he responded... Keeping his faith and building a great team to help reach and help as many people as he can. Sharing what he has learned with others and setting realistic goals and dedicating himself to those goals. Please help me in welcoming To the Morning FUEL family Owner of CETAC Vacations and the Inspiration behind Cherokee Inspires. Cherokee Edwards of
December 23, 2019
Ebony Nickens
In this episode Ebony Nickens talks about the very beginning’s of starting home care associates and speaks on some of the challenges and celebrations that she has had over this past year.
November 20, 2019
Dylan Shinholser
John Bundy of Morning FUEL podcast interviews Dylan Shinholser a local Williamsburg celebrity. CEO of Experience Events and Co-owner of 1107 Dragon. @dylanshinholser #dylanshinholser
November 11, 2019
Dalton Ballard
A model, actor, singer and an aspiring Booking agent! When asked what his keys to keeping himself productive are He replied - There are thousands of people who want to be where you are right now. Remember that. He has also learned that the real world is hard and it doesn't care if you fall right on your face And it's your responsibility to get back up and try again and never give up. His Ideal Good times are spent with friends and family as well as surfing or Martial arts and Gaming Please help me in welcoming to the show, Future GQ cover story Dalton Ballard
October 28, 2019
Brenda Gruver
Once very sick with symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. She knew she didn't want to go through the normal medical protocol. She felt like there had to be a better solution than to take medications to manage her symptoms. Now she works with a company that has a passionate desire and awareness of alternative healing and preventative wellness When asked What is the most valuable lesson she has learned through the course of her work? Never take your health for granted Please help me in welcoming to the show Brenda Gruver
October 25, 2019
John Bundy’s interview on WMBG
John Bundy founder of the Morning FUEL podcast Talks about collaboration spaces. You have to work but you don’t have to work alone.
October 24, 2019
Jeffrey McConigle
An entrepreneur and businessman. The owner of Wolves In Wool a traditional barbershop and men’s retail store Located in Yorktown Virginia. Started his business after having trouble purchasing men’s beard and shaving products online. He says, Somethings just make sense to purchase in-person and he tried to find any kind of selection locally but could not. When asked - What’s your favorite thing about your Creative work? He replied. Our customers. Met so many people who are into things that I find fascinating. And when asked what the most valuable lesson he has learned through the course of his work? He said Stay humble. The second things are going well don’t become complacent. Please help me in welcoming to the show The man who’s current vision is Wolves In Wool in 100 locations Jeffery McConigle
October 24, 2019
Tammy Guido
Having lost 2 sisters to cancer inside of 3 years she decided to turn her grief into good. She has been working to let everyone know there is an alternative to sending flowers as a means of expressing sympathy. When asked What her favorite thing about her Creative work is? She responded, When someone calls I get to know the person or pet who has passed away. Learning more about their life and interest allows me to help select the perfect memorial gift. Her hope in this endeavor is to continue to search for unique special pieces she can add to her collection. Believing that is the perfect way to tell someone you share in their sorrow. The most valuable lesson she has learned is that Empathy is probably the most important trait you can have in this business. She says that she doesn’t have to work at it at all, it comes naturally as she reflects about her own loss.
October 23, 2019
Ben Steeneck
A business man and and investor When asked the question . What’s your favorite thing about your Creative work? I believe in life, that whether you are creative or not, that being around people can help a person out. This project provides a space for people to talk. What are your keys to making yourself productive? There are no keys, no secrets to making yourself productive. It comes from within. Truth be told, even if you have a good idea, if you don’t have the drive, you will not make money.
October 22, 2019
Travis Stith
Business man and owner of a local Kitchen and bathroom remodeling company. He gets a charge out of taking old worn out or outdated kitchens and bathrooms and bring them back to life and help people increase the value of your largest investment. His goal is to be the 1st name mentioned when people talk about wanting to remodel a bathroom or kitchen. To be known as the best and most affordable. His PRIMARY goal though Providing a better life for my wife and kids than I had. When asked What advice would you give to others aspiring to succeed as a creative? Don't be afraid to fail. We don't learn lessons for success from success we learn from our failures and losses. Don't be afraid to stand alone.
October 18, 2019
Erik Scott
OvercomeHQ is a personal development organization that is grounded on a foundation of faith and stoic philosophy. Our mission is to lead, inspire and drive people to become a better self, specializing in areas of life, leadership, career, and financial development. Our vision is to eventually become a fully function nonprofit organization with a philanthropic heart that will be able to support the local community by offering college scholarships to young leaders. What gave you the idea for your business and how did it start? For many years I have known that I wanted to start my own business, and since serving in the military, I found myself being drawn into to leadership, I found a passion in leading and mentoring young people. Additionally, for many years I struggled with addiction while facing many challenges, and on October 10, 2016, I found my faith, and after exploring what I truly wanted to do in this life, I realized that serving others and bringing encouragement to people who may not have hope in the moment. This is one of my greatest gifts and want to share it. What’s your favorite thing about your job? Watching others grow as they realize that there are people out there willing to support them, while walking by their side through trouble and trying times and seeing their faces when they finally “get it”.  - Listen to Episode for MORE.
September 25, 2019
Orit Harel
I sat down with Orit Harel, and her animals, in her jewelry traveling boutique and studio Orit is a jewelry designer whose inspired designs reflect her love of living in some of the world’s most exciting cities, from Turkey and Israel to Amsterdam, New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, as well as her love of nature and the animals in it. As she continues to produce her beautifully extravagant line of runway jewelry, she has recently begun work on a new line of stylish and affordable jewelry.
September 23, 2019
Kylie Ross Sibert
Has been working at Retail Alliance for over six years as their communications and marketing director. Her job is to develop and implement communications and marketing strategies to build the Retail Alliance brand and support their goals of increased membership and engagement.
August 30, 2019
Alison Manternach
Alison Manternach runs Eyewitness Fitness LLC. It's an education company whose mission is to co-create world peace, one person at a time, by providing wellness lifestyle education. We provide online courses, motivational speaking, workshops, retreats, private coaching and a podcast for those who want to improve their quality of life.
July 29, 2019
Rebeckah Ruth
Her friends were always coming to her for help with outfits, shopping, etc and She decided to turn what she loves into a business Helping individuals and businesses upgrade their professional and personal appearance. When asked the question What are your keys to making yourself productive? She said, "I would definitely say balance. You definitely have to work hard as an entrepreneur, but you also have to give yourself permission to take a break. Understand that a break doesn't mean a stop; it just means it's okay to take an afternoon nap once in a while. Please help me in welcoming to the show A Rockstar in Fashion
July 26, 2019
Jill Reece
Trained and gifted to know how to help people balance their bodies and strengthen the weaknesses so that the body can do what it was created to do which is heal and repair AND she shows her clients that Their body is the star of the show! What she enjoys most and which drives her, is watching her clients get their lives back and improve in the areas where they did not even expect possible. When asked What is the most valuable lesson she has learned through the course of her work? She said Follow your heart when it comes to being successful. To stick with a project for a long time it takes an internal drive that’s not easily shut down. See what your passion is and start making steps for filling the goals, one step at a time. Please help me in welcoming to the show The founder and owner of True Found Wellness Jill Reese
July 25, 2019
Micah Emminizer
A Youtuber with a daily Vlog where he takes his viewers with him through his morning routine as he tackles one of the greatest struggles of his life, which is living a disciplined life. He says the most valuable lesson he has learned is to never give up. He believes he is doing what he is supposed to do and so he refuses to give up, even when it feels like he is getting nowhere. The advice he would give to all thinking about stepping out into some sort of new creative outlet, is to simply start. He says, You are probably never going to feel ready, and even if you do, you still have a lot to learn. You will learn more along the journey then you ever could before you begin, so just begin.
July 22, 2019
Onicka Daniel
The author of a children’s book series called The Holiday Boys. The series was named after her two sons, who were both born on holidays- April Fools Day and Halloween. The most valuable lesson she has learned through the course of her creative work is That she’s learned that sometimes what you have planned is not Gods plan. She has learned to trust herself and to believe in her talents and skills. When asked What advice would she give to others aspiring to succeed as a creative? Her answer was . Surround yourself with people who believe in you and people who you can learn from and even when you feel like giving up DONT!!
July 20, 2019
Greg Moxley
Info for Greg Moxley and CRYO17 Newport News can be found @cryo17newportnews and 1047 George Washington Memorial Highway, Newport News Va (757)509-0264
July 17, 2019
John Clark
Freelance photographer - My creative project right now is a photo essay on Kristy Gust and her struggle for a cure with Dercum’s Disease. The disease is the third rarest disease in the world. It causes benign tumors all over the body and it’s quite painful.
July 15, 2019
Dorothy Bayford
A local entrepreneur and business owner with an internet based product brokerage company While her husband was dealing with some serious health struggles she found products supplied by the company that in her opinion saved her husbands life. Her true passion is to teach others on how to become entrepreneurs through her online platform. When asked the question- What’s the most valuable lesson you’ve learned through the course of your creative work? She responded. Do the hard things first and listen more than you talk.
July 14, 2019
Brian Bayford
Serial entrepreneur and owner of Reef In Peace an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to conventional burials and spreading of ashes. His advice to others aspiring to succeed in business is Don’t give up, work as long and as hard as necessary to accomplishment your goals. When asked the question - What’s the most valuable lesson he has learned through the course of his creative work? He responded “Persistence and Integrity should be the foundation for every business.”
July 10, 2019
Jennifer Morrone
A Rockstar entrepreneur and the owner of SOS Virtual Support Solutions a business designed to support business owners. Her authority on the subject comes from her background in professional association management that was done primarily from her home office working on the sofa with her dog beside her. She finds great joy in knowing that she was a part of the process of success for another entrepreneur.
July 8, 2019
Marilen Crump
I help people achieve their goals with my program called D.R.E.A.M. Success Strategy... I am called the expertdreamcatcher. I've been working on mindset for my business coaching clients since 2010 and realized that I had process that. I love being able to encourage others and see how the process is changing their lives and how it is giving them more opportunities and achieve amazing results.
July 1, 2019
Reggie Rossignol
A lot of things have been surprising. But I think the biggest thing is that these things are MY spiritual practice. Painting and writing are just as critical to my spiritual growth, as praying, meditating, studying the Bible, or reading other books, etc. We were made in the image of God. We are all creators. We may not see it yet. And poetry may not be the thing that releases your soul but building a car or building, might be. Playing with food, or fabric might be, or saving the planet or a life, might be also. Talent isn’t always in the arts, and creativity is need in every platform. For more connect with Reggie at
June 24, 2019
Kimberly Faith
On my channel I encourage people and it started out with my friends but then It went out to the world. Well I wanted to be a YouTuber and I saw all of these famous YouTubers online and they made me laugh and smile so I was thinking why not make that me and I saw how my friends were struggling so why not make them laugh and give them scripture as well and that's how it started.
June 17, 2019
Kevin Moore
To my kids is a book where I speak to my kids and tell them all the things I would tell them if they had the attention span to sit and listen to me talk for hours. I'm sharing 46 years of life experience and lessons learned with them with my intent being to help them avoid making the mistakes I made and to help guide them through life. I want them to learn from me instead of having to go through the things I went through because I was ignorant.
June 10, 2019