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Episode 39: Matt Swift
Episode 396th June 2022 • Real Success with Nate Kaeding • Corridor Media Group
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On Today's Episode: Nate sits down to discuss Real Success with Matt Swift, the serial entrepreneur behind Big Grove Brewery and many other popular corridor restaurants and bars. Matt discusses his personal formula for success in the restaurant industry, why identifying a need is key to building a successful business, and how segmentation allows for him and his partners to oversee so many projects. Matt also shares the tools he uses to prioritize his tasks and actions, his systems for identifying issues in his company’s workflows, and what the future holds for Big Grove and the craft beer industry.

This podcast is sponsored by MidWest One Bank, the proud partner for doers and entrepreneurs in the corridor and beyond. As an SBA preferred lender, the team at MidWest One Bank is ready to help you reach your business goals. It's empowered money management. It's MidWest One Bank, Member FDIC. For more information, visit

This is the Real Success podcast, produced in partnership with former NFL athlete and entrepreneur Nate Kaeding. This monthly podcast is a collection of conversations with Iowa-connected doers about success, purpose, and what makes them tick. Our hope is that you’ll learn something new about these notable leaders and that the conversations will perhaps play some small part in helping you further define what real success means to you.

This is a Corridor Media Group podcast: Bringing critical business news, thoughtful analysis, and valuable strategic insights for business leaders throughout Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, and the Quad Cities. For more information, visit

This episode was produced by Upload Media Group in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For more information, visit





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