Better Brew Podcast

009—Proving Yourself: Surviving & Thriving In a Man's World w/Special Guest Lynne Wilkinson (General Contractor)

November 06, 2020 Stephanie Huffman Season 1 Episode 9
Better Brew Podcast
009—Proving Yourself: Surviving & Thriving In a Man's World w/Special Guest Lynne Wilkinson (General Contractor)
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About Our Guest
She was approached by Property Brothers to be a part of a show, but she graciously declined. Why? Because her business we booming and she couldn't fit them in. Lynne Wilkinson is a general contractor and owner of ReArranging Spaces in Nashville. She's been remodeling and building homes for 19 years and knows well that details, organization, problem-solving on-site and, most importantly. how to manage top tradesmen— is the difference between great and good contractors. She is also the owner of Raleigh Liquors and Wines in Memphis, which she says has really come in handy during COVID. a woman-owned business in a male-dominated industry and takes it all in stride...

Show Summary
Get ready for a bit of much-needed laughter and frivolity that our next guest brings. Lynne lives in a man's world and manages to handle it with grace and ease. Stephanie will talk about how Lynne arrived on her doorstep the morning of the 2020 Tornado which hit her home. They'll chat about how to navigate a male-dominated environment when you're completely outnumbered, laugh about an incident at a bar in NYC, and talk about Lynne's parties and her favorite holiday.

Episode Breakdown
00:00:00  Show Intro

00:00:55  Guest Introduction

00:01:36  Stephanie on Lynne putting her home back together after the 2020 Tornado

00:02:25  Lynne explains why she turned down the TV Show the Property Brothers 

00:04:05  Lynne talks about the booming Nashville renovation market

00:04:45  Lynne tells the Stephen King-like story of renovating her own historic home

00:07:04  Lynn describes one particular dream job she worked on

00:08:32  Lynne talks about how COVID has affected logistics and deliveries

00:09:56  Lynne muses about her 2nd business that she owns with her brother

00:11:32  Stephanie describes Lynne’s amazing parties & her favorite holiday

00:14:33  Stephanie asks Lynne, a very giving person, if she does anything for herself.

00:15:14  Lynne on why she doesn't cook

00:16:03  Stephanie asks Lynne to share a hilarious story that happened in NYC

00:17:45  Lynne shares her Better Blend Tip

00:20:04  Goodbyes then Stephanie shares some info for listeners

00:20:40  Outro

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Show Intro
Guest Introduction
Stephanie on Lynne putting her home back together after the 2020 Tornado
Lynne explains why she turned down the TV Show the Property Brothers
Lynne talks about the booming Nashville renovation market
Lynne tells the Stephen King-like story of renovating her own historic home
Lynne describes one particular dream job she worked on
Lynne talks about how COVID has affected logistics and deliveries
Lynne muses about her 2nd business that she owns with her brother
Stephanie describes Lynne’s amazing parties & her favorite holiday
Stephanie asks Lynne, a very giving person, if she does anything for herself.
Lynne on why she doesn't cook
Stephanie asks Lynne to share a hilarious story that happened in NYC
Lynne shares her Better Blend Tip
Goodbyes then Stephanie shares some info for listeners
Outro