Off The Dome Radio

Naturally Curious

About the show

Are you just stuck? Off The Dome Radio is a podcast designed specifically to give you that extra push in all facets of your life. As hosts who have been stuck, taken leaps of faith, and gambled on themselves, Colin and Tim are two entrepreneurs embarking on their own journeys to find what they were called to do. Through fun conversation and interviews with driven individuals who have decided to pave their own path, this podcast offers various insights into the depths of health and wellness, business strategy and influence, empowerment, mental health and relationship building. With this podcast, the hope is to empower people to find something deep within themselves that helps bring them closer to the happiness and success they want to realize. Off The Dome is on a mission to add value by strengthening the most fundamental areas of our every day lives.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 176: International Best Selling Author, Serial Entrepreneur, Former Marine, and Co-Host of the "Warrior's Voice" Podcast

    Episode  |  January 20th, 2022  |  52 mins 13 secs
    entrepreneur, how to start a business, marine, off the dome radio podcast, veteran owned businesses, warrior's voice podcast

    Zachary Green is an International Best Selling Author, Serial Entrepreneur, Former Marine, and Co-Host of the "Warrior's Voice" podcast. In this interview, Zachary talks about the process of building a $30 million company called LumAware Safety, the critical business lessons he learned along the way, and how to navigate through uncertainty.

    To learn more about Zachary, you can visit his website

  • Episode 175: Becoming a Better Written Communicator, Where to Start with Healthy Eating, Being an Effective Teacher, and the True Meaning Behind Marketing and Sales

    Episode  |  January 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins
    business development, content development, healthy eating tips, how to be a better written communicator, how to have difficult conversations, marketing, movement, relationship building, resume tips, sales

    In today's episode, we provide updates on our businesses and content distribution. Tim discusses how you can become a better written communicator, while Slager highlights the importance of being objective with your business.

  • Episode 174: Sarah Wells, Brand Strategist, Designer, and Owner of Swell Design

    Episode  |  January 6th, 2022  |  53 mins 14 secs
    brand storytelling, brand strategist, branding, digital marketing, marketing tips, small business owner

    Sarah Wells is a designer, brand strategist, and owner of Swell Design (@swell.design.co), a company that provides high-quality, strategic design, and branding for entrepreneurs and small business owners. In this interview, Sarah describes the process of leaving corporate life to start her business, key lessons she has learned along the way, and how she elevates brands in a meaningful way.

    To learn more about Sarah, you can visit her website at swelldesign.co

  • Episode 173: Art Locke, Investor, CPA, and Founder of Locke Advisory Services

    Episode  |  December 31st, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
    cryptocurrency, entrepreneur, how to invest, how to start a business, investing advice, investing tips, locke advisory services, tax planning, us dollar, wealth management

    Art Locke (@financegolfer) is an investor, CPA, and Founder of Locke Advisory Services, a firm dedicated to wealth management, financial planning, and tax strategy. Previously, Art served in an executive capacity for 5 publicly-traded companies, including Chief Financial Officer of 3. In 2006, Art was a top-five finalist for the 2006 Greater Washington Technology Council Public Company CFO of the Year. He also served in an advisory capacity to several private companies and their owners. He started his career working for 2 of the world's largest CPA firms. Art received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from American University with a double major in accounting and computer systems.

    In this interview, Art describes the process of leaving corporate life to start his own business. He also provides meaningful financial advice for professionals of all ages. To learn more about Art, you can visit his website at lockeadvisoryservices.com

  • Episode 172: Nick Carter, Co-Founder and CEO of Market Wagon

    Episode  |  December 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins
    agriculture, agriculture tips, business owner, farmers, how to scale a business, indiana farmers, market wagon, off the dome radio, off the dome radio podcast

    Nick Carter is the Co-Founder and CEO of Market Wagon, an online marketplace that connects food consumers directly with local farmers and artisans. Nick started his first business at the age of 16. In the two decades since then, he has founded or co-founded over half-a-dozen companies in technology and food sectors. He’s a fourth-generation Indiana farmer passionate about using innovation to re-connect “Agri” and “Culture." Nick is also the author of “More than a Mile: What America Needs from Local Food," as well as the host of his podcast "More Than a Mile."

    In this interview, Nick talks about the concept behind his business, as well as the alternative solution it provides for farmers and consumers. Nick also dives into the leadership lessons he has learned along the way.

    To learn more about Nick and his business, you can visit the website at marketwagon.com

  • Episode 171: The Story Behind Sun King Brewing Company (Co-Founders Dave Colt and Clay Robinson)

    Episode  |  December 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 22 mins
    beer industry, clay robinson, dave colt, entrepreneurship, how to run a brewery, how to start a brewery, how to start a business, sun king beer, sun king brewing, sunking beer, sunking brewing

    Dave Colt and Clay Robinson are the co-founders and co-CEOs of Sun King Brewing Company (@sunkingbrewing), the largest brewing company in Indianapolis. The company was founded in 2009 and won 29 medals at the Great American Beer Festival. In this interview, Dave and Clay tell the story about how Sun King was created, their motivation to start the company, and the life lessons they learned along the way.

  • Episode 170: Rachel Priddy, Founder/Owner of Rose & Lois Coffee

    Episode  |  November 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
    business owner, business tips, coffee shops carmel, coffee shops fishers, coffee shops near me, coffee shops noblesville, entrepreneurship, how to start a business, rose & lois coffee

    Rachel Priddy is the founder and owner of Rose & Lois (@roseandlois), a coffee shop located in Carmel, Indiana. Rose & Lois is not your average coffee shop as it includes a drive-thru, back patio, kid area, four mobile espresso bars, and a full menu with exciting drinks. In this interview, Rachel highlights the process of starting her business, the obstacles she had to overcome, and how she is constantly innovating as an entrepreneur.

    To learn more about Rachel and her business, you can visit the website at roseandlois.com

  • Episode 169: Healthy Thanksgiving Eating Tips, Documenting and Communicating Your Value, Passing on Learning Experiences to Others, and How to Give and Receive Healthy Criticism

    Episode  |  November 24th, 2021  |  50 mins 33 secs
    healthy eating tips, mobility coaches indy, mobility coaches near me, nutrition coaches near me, resume writers indy, resume writers near me, rose & lois coffee shop, small business owner, small business tips, sun king brewing company, thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving! In today's episode, we give a quick update on our businesses, Thanksgiving plans, and the projects we are currently working on. Slager provides some healthy eating tips for this week, while Tim dives into how you can meaningfully record and communicate your value to your peers. We end the show by analyzing two of our favorite books, "Psychology of Persuasion" and "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff."

  • Episode 168: Kelsee Keitel, Outdoor-Based Mental Health Counselor Associate and Host of the Switchback Outdoor Community Podcast

    Episode  |  November 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 30 mins
    hiking podcasts, hiking tips, kelsee keitel, mental health, mental health counselors, mental health counselors near me, mental health podcasts, mental health tips, switchback community podcast

    Kelsee Keitel (@KelseeKeitel) is an outdoor-based mental health counselor associate (@hemlockcounselingservices) and host of the Switchback Outdoor Community Podcast (@switchbackcommunitypod). In this interview, Kelsee discusses the importance of mental health and the outdoors, her motivation to leave her job to start her business, and the important lessons she has learned as an entrepreneur.

    To learn more about Kelsee, you can visit her website at hemlockcounselingservices.com

  • Episode 167: Networking in New Places, How to Transform Your LinkedIn Profile, and "Connecting Your Dots"

    Episode  |  November 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    career coaching, career development, charitable events, fitness, how to build a linkedin profile, how to network, movement, networking, nutrition, nutrition coaches near me, resume writers indianapolis, resume writers indy, resume writers near me

    In today's episode, we provide some key updates on our businesses and new projects we're taking on. Slager covers the importance of networking, critical reminders when starting a new workout plan, and how charitable events can be a key relationship building tool. Tim talks about how to transform your LinkedIn profile and what it means to "connect your dots."

  • Episode 166: Karl "KSwaggin" Hibbert

    Episode  |  October 27th, 2021  |  51 mins 46 secs
    apparel, business, clothing company, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, interview, lifestyle, podcasting

    Show Description:

    Karl (@kswaggin) is the Founder and CEO of Fortunate Lifestyle, a clothing brand established to express individuality, creativeness, and unique designs. As a follow up to his first interview with us on Episode 77, Karl provides updates on his business, improvements he has made in life and business, and how he is differentiating his brand.

    Show Highlights:

    3:30-11:00: Karl provides updates on his business, how he spent his time during the COVID shutdown, and what the meaning of his brand is.

    11:00-18:30: Karl delivers advice to introverts who are thinking of starting a business, gaining confidence in building relationships, the importance of meditation, and quality over quantity on social media.

    18:30-28:00: We ask Karl what tour life is like and what he needs to do to scale his business.

    28:00-38:30: Karl talks about his ideal working environment and "focus zone," his approach to marketing his business, and how he experiments with different clothing designs.

    38:30-47:30: Karl highlights the power of exclusivity, how you can strengthen your relationship with reality, and how he approaches creative roadblocks.

    51:00: Lastly, Karl gives his take on how the word "militant" impacts his craft and how he wants to be remembered when it is all said and done.

  • Episode 165: How to Ask for a Raise, Healthy Lifestyle Supplements, and a Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

    Episode  |  October 1st, 2021  |  59 mins 44 secs
    asking for a raise, healthy supplements, how to ask for a raise, mindset tips. healthy lifestyle tips, nutrition coaches indianapolis, nutrition coaches near me, resume writers indianapolis, resume writers near me

    In today's episode, we cover how to effectively ask for a raise at work, identifying healthy lifestyle supplements, and how to reframe your mindset in all areas of your life.

  • Episode 164: Brendan King - Sports Broadcaster

    Episode  |  September 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 12 mins
    1075thefan, bk, brendan king, broadcasting, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, indianapolis indians, off the dome radio, podcast host, professional broadcasting, radio host, south bend cubs, sports broadcaster, sports broadcasting

    Show Highlights:

    0:00 - 10:15 —> BK gives background on how he got into broadcasting and the steps he’s taken to where he is now, how he writes, and his ways of gaining access to coaches for his own podcast.

    10:20 - 16:10—> BK talks about the most crazies “no” he’s had to work around which turned into his favorite interview to date, and reviews his interview with Dave Portnoy from Barstool Sports.

    16:20 - 27:00 —> Tim asks BK to give into how he started “The Brendan King Show” and the vision behind it, every sport especially golf needs a villain, Friday Beers partnership.

    27:00 - 34:00 —> BK talks us through the importance of writing and soundbites with his show and how he structures it. BK shares what the last year has taught him, the skillsets needed to be successful, the importance of mentors and some of the best advice he’s received.

    41:40 - 52:00 —> We hear some of the challenges BK has faced and how baseball has made certain changes throughout the minor leagues, as well as who is one of the biggest winners in the front office of the sport. He also talks about what more he’s going to do to separate himself from other sports broadcasters.

    52:00 - 1:06:00 —> BK takes us through different social media platforms that he’s using to build his audience, Sean Avery takes the Olson twins to Bonaroo, the power of Tik Tok, and the keys to doing well on TV broadcasts. We ask BK how he wants to be remembered.

  • Episode 163: Paul Benigeri, Co-Founder & CEO of Archive

    Episode  |  August 31st, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins
    business owner, digital marketing, employee engagement, how to manage remotely, influencer marketing, leadership tips

    Paul Benigeri (@Benigeri) is the Co-Founder and CEO of Archive, a software company that automates digital marketing workflows, specifically nano influencer communities. In this interview, Paul explains the concept for his business, how he is able to successfully lead a global remote team, and the long-term goals for his company.

  • Episode 162: David Wood

    Episode  |  August 12th, 2021  |  58 mins 24 secs
    accomplish more, bribery, coaching, deportation, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, executive coaching, focus, high level coaching, increase productivity, productive, travel
  • Episode 161: How to Nail Every Interview Answer, 2 Tips for Weight Loss, and Creating More Authentic Content

    Episode  |  July 26th, 2021  |  47 mins 48 secs
    how to lose weight, interview prep, lifestyle coaches near me, nutrition coaches near me, resume writers indianapolis, resume writers near me, weight loss

    In today's episode, we dive into how we are adjusting our marketing strategy through our respective businesses. Slager also highlights a couple of actionable weight loss tips, while Tim provides a clear blueprint on how to nail every interview answer. We end the show talking about some of our favorite books, including how to create more authentic content and influencing people to your point of view.