Welcome to Season 5 of ‘The Right Idea Podcast.’  The theme for this season is Agriculture in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is home to nearly 65,000 farms and leads the nation in total cheese production, goat milk production, cranberry production, and MORE!  This is why it is so important for policymakers to remain in close touch with the agriculture industry in order to create sensible and sustainable agriculture policies.

In the second episode of Season 5, we feature an interview with Rachel Schroeder of Simply Crazy Farms in Watertown, Wisconsin. Rachel is a 4th generation dairy farmer and currently operates the farm alongside her father, James McManama.  In today’s episode, Rachel dives into how the name ‘Simply Crazy Farms’ came to be, how to keep young people in farming, and she dives into the differences between organic and non-organic farms, defines GMO, and discusses everything behind what goes into food labeling!

Welcome to Season 5 of ‘The Right Idea Podcast.’  The theme for this season is Agriculture in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is home to nearly 65,000 farms and leads the nation in total cheese production, goat milk production, cranberry production, and MORE!  This is why it is so important for policymakers to remain in close touch with the agriculture industry in order to create sensible and sustainable agriculture policies. 

In this first episode of Season 5, we feature an interview with Kevin Hoyer of the Hoyer Farm in West Salem, Wisconsin.  Kevin and his wife are third generation family farmers and due to technological advances, Kevin and his wife have been able to work both the farm and hold outside professions – Kevin is an agronomist, and his wife is a quality supervisor at a milk plant in Sparta, Wisconsin. Today’s discussion is an important one – as our country’s food security has a big impact on our country’s national security.  We hope you enjoy today’s episode!

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

In this 8th and final episode of Season 4, we feature an interview with Mark Geist.  Mark is the bestselling co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of what really happened in Benghazi. He is also a Marine Corps veteran, a former police officer and a security consultant. Our No Better Friend Corp. team was honored to host Mark in Neenah for our ‘Fight for America Rally’ on Veterans Day in 2021 where about 500 people came out to hear his story.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

In this 7th episode of Season 4, we feature an interview with Retired Sergeant First Class Gregory Stube.  Greg is a retired Green Beret who spent 23 years in the Army as a medic in the Special Forces.  During Combat Operations in the Global War on Terror in 2006, Greg was wounded in Afghanistan during Operation Medusa.  Greg’s wounds were severe and seemed fatal, but he survived – enduring 17 surgeries and an 18-month hospital stay. Our No Better Friend Corp. team was honored to host Greg in Neenah for our ‘Fight for America Rally’ this past Veterans Day, where we had about 500 people join us to hear his story.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

In today’s episode, Vivek explains and defines critical race theory, woke culture & cancel culture, he talks about his new book WOKE INC. where he writes about his first-hand experiences in elite, corporate America, and he explains his belief that the biggest threat to liberty and prosperity in America today is the hybrid of big government and big business – where he says that together, they can do more than what either can do on its own to restrain the liberty of everyday Americans.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

In today’s episode, Buck explains his frustrations with the Biden Administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan & the crisis at the border, his thoughts on our nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and his experience with social media & big tech companies – where he says “social media is the most rigged game in the information system!”.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Speakers: Buck Sexton, co-host of The Clay Travis and Buck Sexton Show and former CIA officer.
Producers: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director & Courtney Mullen, Communications Director

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

Our fourth episode features audio from our No Better Friend Corp. forum on fighting Critical Race Theory that we hosted in Green Bay earlier this fall. In this episode, Dr. James Lindsay dives into the history of Critical Race Theory.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Speakers: Dr. James Lindsay, Founder of New Discourses
Producers: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director & Courtney Mullen, Communications Director

Our third episode features audio from our No Better Friend Corp. forum on fighting Critical Race Theory that we hosted in Pewaukee in June and from our forum that we hosted in Green Bay in September. Today’s episode is in two parts and features both Adam Coleman and Christian Watson.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

Our second episode features live audio from our No Better Friend Corp. forum on fighting Critical Race Theory that we hosted in Dane County in August. Today’s episode is in two parts and features both Mike Gonzalez from the Heritage Foundation and Adam Coleman from Wrong Speak Publishing.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

The first episode of Season 4 features a conversation with Dr. James Lindsay, founder of New Discourses.  Join us as we learn more about the platform he created in 2020 to expose ‘woke ideologies,’ and dive into the crucial differences between the words ‘equality’ and ‘equity.’ We’ll also discuss the individual liberty and freedom that gives ALL Americans an opportunity to succeed – it’s time to have some ‘new discourses’ around the topic of identity politics.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast. In this season, we expose the hatred that drives Critical Race Theory while empowering our listeners to fight back with the decency of the human spirit.

Welcome to Season 3 of The Right Idea Podcast. I’m Kevin Nicholson, volunteer president and CEO of No Better Friend Corp. In this season, we’re highlighting the creativity and work ethic behind the businesses that make Wisconsin’s economy go round.

Today’s episode features a conversation with Craig Cook of Fall Line Outfitters. Join us as we learn how his love & passion for the outdoors motivates him each day, how his military career shaped his entrepreneurial outlook, and we’ll even learn which two United States Presidents used to travel to Wisconsin to fly fish in our great state.  If you enjoy Wisconsin’s outdoor beauty and want to support a veteran-owned business – you’ll want to check out Fall Line Outfitters – it’s Wisconsin’s very own fly-fishing destination spot!

Today’s episode features a conversation with Steve Sanders, owner and founder of Falls Coffee Join us as we dive into his inspiration behind starting the business, how his law enforcement background shaped the mission of Falls Coffee, and how the American spirit inspires him to plan for the future.  It’s coffee with a cause!  We hope you’ll take some time to listen here.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Guest: Steve Sanders
Producer: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director

Today’s episode features a conversation with Rick Leonhard, President and Co-owner of Viking Masek. Viking Masek is a global leader in easy-to-use, reliable packaging machinery and was recently awarded a 2021 Top Workplaces honor by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Welcome to Season 3 of The Right Idea Podcast. In this season, we’re highlighting the creativity and work ethic behind the businesses that make Wisconsin’s economy go round.

Today’s episode features a conversation with Todd Thelen, owner of Slinger Speedway home of the world’s fastest quarter mile asphalt oval. We discussed his lifelong passion for racing, the history behind this legendary racetrack, and how Slinger Speedway adapted to survive in pandemic times.  We hope you’ll take some time to listen here (it’s going to be a heck of a ride!)

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Guest: Todd Thelen
Producer: Emelia Rohl, Communications Director

June is National Dairy month and today’s episode features a conversation with the LaClare Family Creamery – a goat farm and creamery operated by Larry and Clara Hedrich.  What started as a hobby and a valuable life lesson for their children has grown into a successful Wisconsin business.

Our conversation ranged from business challenges and regulatory issues to favorite goat products (we even learned about goat yoga during our conversation with the owners!). We hope you’ll take some time to listen.

Today, we’re interviewing Evan Hughes and Pat McQuillan, owners of Central Standard Craft Distillery in Milwaukee.

In today’s episode with Evan and Pat, we’ll hear their story about how a night of enjoying some drinks and brainstorming can develop into a successful Milwaukee brand of liquor.

Today, we’re interviewing John Panetti, President & Owner of Team Industries, North America’s leader in high-quality pipe fabrication – a company located right here in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

In today’s episode with John, we’ll dive into Team Industries renowned reputation for high-quality manufacturing, the significance of the Keystone Pipeline to national security, and the challenges of adapting a business during an era of pandemic chaos and heavy environmental regulation. It’s an important story, and we know that you’ll learn a lot as you listen.

We’re interviewing Larry and Katyrose Chapman, owners of Summerset Marine, the largest pier manufacturer in Wisconsin. If you’ve enjoyed a summer fishing or boating on a Wisconsin lake, odds are that you’ve utilized one of their piers.

In today’s episode with Larry and Katyrose, we’ll dive into the evolution of their pier business, how they’ve grown, and how they’ve created a successful strategy in an uncertain business climate.

Today, we’re interviewing Marine veteran BJ Ganem, founder of Sierra Delta, a non-profit that pairs veterans with their “life buddies” or therapy dogs.

In today’s episode with BJ, we discuss his service in Afghanistan and Iraq, some of the realities of the VA healthcare system, and the story behind how he founded Sierra Delta to help thousands of veterans find relief and support through adopting dogs.

Today, we’re interviewing Mike Doble, owner of Explorium Brewpub with two locations in Wisconsin, Greendale and the Third Ward neighborhood of Milwaukee.

We’ll dive into the history behind Explorium Brewpub’s location, growing a business during a global pandemic, and how a hobby and love for brewing turned into a successful business.