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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Season 2, Episode 8

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson pairs with cleaning mastermind Steven Boxley to interview Kevin Hinman, co-founder of Momentum Makers!

Kevin’s mission is bringing faith-based principles to workplaces across the nation… But the lessons he teaches can be applied to any organization, secular or not. And the results speak for themselves – companies typically see much better culture, customer retention, higher profits, and more! Listen to this episode to find out what Momentum Makers might have to offer you!

00:00 – Opening & Ad

00:43 – Show Begins: Introductions

01:29 – What is Momentum Makers?

02:08 – What They Bring to the Table

03:45 – Christian Principles: Picking Up Momentum

07:34 – Standing Out Amongst the Competitors

09:08 – “The Lights Come On”

11:45 – Christian-Based, Secular-Friendly

13:25 – Fail Fast, Fail Forward… And Work With the Right People

16:44 – Combatants Lose Squadmates!

17:33 – The Soul Recognizes Kindness

20:25 – What Constitutes a Mid-Sized Company? Why That Size Works Best for Momentum

23:06 – Feedback is Transformative

25:22 – Communication is the Word

27:03 – When Barking Becomes Biting

28:57 – Communication Theory: Eight Different Quadrants!

30:17 – Long-Form vs. Short-Form Communication… Medium Matters!

32:29 – Self-Assessment Skills: Know Thineself

34:40 – DI vs. SC: The Fight of the Century

35:59 – The DISC Gold Mine

38:04 – Professionalism, Ethics, & More

41:05 – The Christianity Problem

42:49 – Timeless, Profound Advice

45:44 – Good Mentoring is VERY Different From Bad

47:49 – “I’m Not Doing This”: From Bad Leadership to Good

49:43 – 48 Laws of Power… Stink!

51:00 – Starting Small

53:36 – How to Get in Touch: momentum-makers.com

54:45 – Closing Remarks

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Michael Nelson

  • Guests

    Steven Boxley & Kevin Hinman

  • Runtime

    56 min, 23 sec

  • Air Date

    April 29th, 2024