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41. “Fake it ’till you make it…”

For our 41st Episode, Jessica and Butch start out chatting about the Terrence Mallick film, The Tree of Life, and quickly...

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40. “Show up, pay attention, tell the truth…”

“What is up with the real estate market?!?” is a question a lot of us have been asking lately. Butch has...

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39. “Pursue morality first…”

Jessica and Butch continue a conversation started with our special guest in the previous episode with a question of, “From where...

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38. “Come to me as a human being first…”

Local business consultant, Debbie Gee, is a special guest of Butch Porter, and they talk about powerful women in the workforce,...

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