The strength to persevere in business is powered by passion, grit, and hard work. The Persevere Podcast is for entrepreneurs and business leaders who set out to innovate and change the world with their ideas.

Whether it’s fundraising your start-up, product development, marketing, branding, or scaling your existing business, this podcast is for you.

We’ll discuss everything it takes to persevere and build the business you’ve always dreamed of.

Let’s make it happen!

EP 24: Product Production: Optimize Your Workflow from Start to Finish with Ignition
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Ignition is a platform that allows product marketing managers to have a centralized location to manage all of their different workflows. When it comes to launching a product, there are many different workflows from budgets to timelines to advancements .

EP 23: Abundance in Mind: Patty's Personal Journey of Relocating to North Dakota to Grow Her Company
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If you have a business or are thinking of starting a business, this podcast exists as an example of how to have an abundant and open mindset to help make the best move for your business.

EP 22: Home Grown Capital: Changing the Game of Venture Capital in the Midwest
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Learn how co-founders Matt Paulson and Tim Weelborg Homegrown Capital, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota is changing the game in venture capital and angel investing in the Midwest.

EP 21: Future on Focus: How North Dakota Impacts Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
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When it comes to growing and sustaining businesses, North Dakota does things differently. By growing the entrepreneurial ecosystem, providing accelerated learning and leading the growth in ag-tech, they provide platforms for founders to help them grow and succeed.

EP 20: Growth Potential: How North Dakota is Leading Commerce Innovations
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Learn from Dr. James Leiman, Commissioner at the North Dakota Department of Commerce on how North Dakota is a leader in commerce, supplying innovative programs and focusing on economic development.

EP 19: Redefine Change: How to Make it Possible for You, Your Team and Organization
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Learn how to successfully implement change into your organization with Erika Anderson

EP 18: Back To Basics: How simple solutions have a big impact
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Kara's journey began in 2004 when she was struggling with her own health issues, including acne, low energy and weight gain. Little did she know this would inspire her to create a product which helps people get healthy and stay hydrated.

EP 17: Build your brand as a force for good
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We find fulfillment by serving others. Join our conversation with founder and CEO of We First, Simon Mainwaring. Simon is a global thought leader, author and keynote speaker. Tune in to hear how he is inspiring companies to find their purpose.

EP 16 How to Take on Any Hardship Life Throws at You
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How mindfulness and optimism can shape your experience and help you live a full life. Join Patty and Kevin to talk about how Kevin's fight with cancer lead him to live a fuller and happier life than before his diagnosis.

EP 15: Creating Culture: Hiring That Goes Beyond Skills
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At the core of every business is its people. Patty sat down with Erik and Peter Stenehjem of First International Bank and Trust to discuss how their family business has created a concrete culture that supports the individual employee and the organization’s growth.

EP 14: What It Takes to Be Successful in Business and Life
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In this episode of the Persevere Podcast, Patty chats with Chris Berg, a media host, and personality about what it takes to succeed in business and life - including practical tips for overall success and a great morning routine.

EP 13: Personal Branding: How to Establish and Own Your Personal Brand
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In this episode, Patty chats with Mel Stanley about personal branding and setting yourself apart as a confident woman in the business world. 

EP 12: Branding: Doing Good and Keeping It Personal
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EP 11: Using Analytics to Build Your Pitch Deck and Fund Your Startup
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In this episode, Patty and Justin Izzo discuss using analytics to build your pitch deck and fund your startup. Using DocSend's reporting capabilities you will gain insights to help propel your fundraising goals.

EP 10: Pitching 101: Communicating Your Message with Ease
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In this episode of the Persevere Podcast, Patty interviews Jack Coborn Ellis to discuss the nitty-gritty details of pitching and crafting a story that not only gains the attention of your audience but convinces them to become a supporter as well. 

EP 9: Changing Healthcare: Curebase's Innovation in Clinical Trials
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In episode 9, Patty chats with Tom Lemberg, the CEO of Curebase, a leading software platform for decentralized clinical trials.

EP 8: TIk Tok: A Business Strategy Beyond Gen Z
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In this episode, Patty chats with Jimmy Slagle the founder of Trend Z, a TikTok marketing service provider, to learn more about the need for businesses to embrace the uncomfortable and start embracing one of the hottest social media platforms today. Hint: It's not just for Gen Z anymore!

EP 7: Product Manager: The best hire your could make
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In episode 7 of the Persevere Podcast, Patty talks with Kevin Houlihan, President, and CEO of ImageMover, about the critical need for a product manager within your organization. 

EP 6: Foundational Strategies for Startup CEOs
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In Episode 6 of the Persevere Podcast, Patty welcomes Berk Tas the CEO of SentiAR. Berk discusses the need for startups to be obsessed with the customer, how a learning culture is the only way for a company to succeed, and how being vulnerable as a leader helps to keep you on the right path.

EP 5: North Dakota: An Entrepreneurial Gold Mine
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In this episode, we welcome Hannah Lange to the Persevere Podcast. Hannah discusses how the Development Fund is an economic tool of North Dakota dispels the myth that North Dakota is interested in only agricultural ventures.

EP 4: Startup Due Diligence 101
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In this episode of the Persevere Podcast, we welcome Cynthia Yee to the show. Cynthia gives her take on how entrepreneurs can best prepare for fundraising and gives insight into the due diligence process.

EP 3: Outsourcing: Hiring With the Right Structure in Mind
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In episode 3 of the Persevere Podcast, we welcome Matt Smyth of Headland Law. Matt discusses why a clear statement of work is important when working with contractors, what hiring structure works best, and setting a strong direction and legal foundation.

EP 2: Keeping It Legal: Covering Your Bases and Bottom Line
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In Episode 2 of the Persevere Podcast, Patty welcomes Todd Taylor, Checkable Medical’s corporate attorney. Patty and Todd discuss how business leaders can benefit from quickly developing an open, honest, and trusting relationship with a lawyer and when to consult them on matters.

EP 1: Checkable Medical: How It Started
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In this episode, founder and CEO Patty Post shares her background and passion as an entrepreneur in multiple industries and the path that led her to form Checkable Medical.

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