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You're listening to Happy Hour Hustle, a bi-weekly podcast featuring the musings and witty remarks of the one and only Kim Bode. We can promise at least 2 terrible jokes out of Kim and at least 10 minutes of incredible thought leadership from some amazing and influential guests. So grab a glass of iced red wine and join us for a wild ride. Here's Kim!

Dec 15, 2023

We just could not get enough of our conversation Aly Zuiderveen and Chelsea Sinke, known by their usernames @helloalymay and @mygrandrapidslife.

Hear what these Grand Rapids influencers had to say about their red and green flags, and where they think the influencer marketing industry is...

Dec 7, 2023

Is anything moving faster than the influencer world? Probably not. 

We sat down with Aly Zuiderveen and Chelsea Sinke, known by their usernames @helloalymay and @mygrandrapidslife, for a look behind the curtains.

Hear what they had to say about what marketers are doing right, what they're doing wrong, and much more in...

Nov 22, 2023

Here at 8THIRTYFOUR, we are all about supporting other small businesses. Because let's face it, we're badass.

Ahead of Small Business Saturday, we talked to two small business owners here in Michigan (who happen to also be our incredible clients).

Amy Sparks, president of Goldie, and Kelly Stroburg, publisher of

Nov 15, 2023

Burnout has become a bit of a buzzword since the pandemic, but what is it really? Why do more women experience it? What can we do to overcome it? 

Dr. Dominique Pritchett, a nationally recognized mental wellness strategist and keynote speaker at this year's Inforum Capstone Dinner, joined us to talk about how to break...

Oct 31, 2023

Federal employees are not the only ones hurt by a government shutdown. Small businesses and government contractors are also forced to reevaluate when our lawmakers can't agree on a budget.

Kim talks with Sue Tellier, the CEO of JetCo Federal, about how the looming shutdown is already impacting small businesses and...