Persevere Podcast

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 17: Build your brand as a force for good

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

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

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

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

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

EP 11: Using Analytics to Build Your Pitch Deck and Fund Your Startup

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.