How do you transition a family business into its 2nd and 3rd generation?

Find out from the latest Wild Business Growth Podcast guest, Howard Shear! Howard is the Owner of Lakeside Laundry Equipment and A.L.L. Laundry Service. He came into the business under his father Leon and recently introduced his son-in-law Rex into the business to lead their finances. Howard is like a 2nd father to me: I grew up across the street from him, our families have always been super close, and I even spent 2 weeks shadowing him for my senior project in high school.

Listen to the family-filled episode to hear how Howard runs his businesses, the rewarding and challenging aspects of working with family, and even life lessons from Leon, who is a Holocaust survivor. Hear the episode on Apple Podcasts and your other favorite audio platforms – and subscribe and leave a 5-star review if you found the episode uplifting!

Now for some more creative marketing highlights from the past week:

Hippo Digest Wild Marketing Ideas Every Single Week

What happened in the creative marketing world last week?

  • Arnold will crack you up as a “used car salesman” in this Veloz ad (Ads of the World)
  • Urban Decay took a page out of Black Mirror‘s playbook with this futuristic spot (Campaign US)
  • The MLB is making social media easier than ever for their players thanks to Greenfly (Greenfly)
  • What do you get when you cross Amazon and Starbucks? A soccer documentary series, of course (Variety)
  • There are endless ways we can benefit from AI. Just ask Adobe (ClickZ)
  • Random Fun of the Week: This police officer pulled over his toddler daughter for driving on the wrong side of the road (ABC News)

Wild Business Growth Podcast #50 Sue B. Zimmerman - The Instagram Expert, Creative Crafter

What else happened in the Hippo Direct World last week?

  • Listen to Episode 50 (!!) of the Wild Business Growth Podcast featuring Sue B. Zimmerman – The Instagram Expert, Creative Crafter
  • Podcast Episode #50 and Hippo Tip #100 in the same week?! That’s what happens when Sue B. takes over your Instagram account
  • We hope you had a Hip Hip Hippo 4th of July!
  • Miss the previous Hippo Digest? Explore the creative marketing Google Maps, Ikea, Twitch, and more executed

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Get ready for more impeccable Hippo insights every single week! If you have any questions or comments on the Hippo Digest, Wild Business Growth Podcast, or other Hippo Direct content, chat with us on either Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or YouTube. Bring on the bongos!!

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Until next week,

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