Meet Lindsey Foss, Owner of Real Deals Ankeny!

In this exclusive Business Owner Spotlight, Lindsey graciously unveils the profound impact of steering a family-run business with a unique operational model – open only a few days a week.

We delve into the pivotal aspect of well-defined roles and responsibilities within the business structure. Lindsey emphasizes the significance of fostering local support, community involvement, and the transformative power of being open, transparent, and authentically engaging on social media.

Discover an exquisite array of home decor, fashion, and accessories at Real Deals Ankeny's locally-owned boutique. The curated selection is matched only by the unbeatable value, showcasing the latest styles in sizes S – 3XL. Don't miss out because the inventory changes weekly – what you spot one week might vanish the next!

Lindsey's Key to Success: "Support local!"

Her Advice to Business Owners: "Faith it 'til you make it."

Book Recommendation: "Joy Is My Job" by Lisa Even

Explore Real Deals Ankeny at and connect with Lindsey and the boutique on Facebook & Instagram:


Meet Wendy Chapman, the fabulous Independent Sales Director with Mary Kay Global!

In today's
Business Owner Spotlight, Wendy shares her passion for making people feel confident and beautiful. Join us as we dive into the world of learning from mistakes, the importance of recognition in your career, and the power of sharing your business story!

According to Mary Kay, serving customers is their secret sauce, setting them apart from the rest. As Wendy's client, you can curate your dream beauty experience! Whether it's a personalized consultation, a party with friends, skincare advice, or more, she's got you covered!

Wendy's Key to Success: Prayer and resilience!

Her advice to fellow Business Owners: Don't get bogged down by the "how" – just go for it!

Need some inspiration? Check out her recommended read: "The Power of Neuroplasticity" by Shad Helmstetter, PhD.

#KeyToSuccess #JustDoIt #BookRecommendation

Ready to experience the Mary Kay magic with Wendy? Check out her services and products at


Meet Matt Bohner of Magic Matt’s Cleaning!

In this exclusive Business Owner Spotlight, we delve into strategies for reducing employee turnover and fostering a resilient team environment with Matt Bohner, the visionary behind Magic Matt’s Cleaning. Matt emphasizes the significance of a robust support system and treating clients like family. Discover the pivotal role networking and social media have played in propelling their company's growth.

Magic Matt's Cleaning is your go-to for residential and commercial cleaning solutions, proudly serving Story and Polk County clients. As a locally and veteran-owned enterprise, they specialize in home, business, soft wash, air duct, and carpet cleaning. Experience the difference of a dedicated team, sans middlemen, ensuring professionalism at every step.

Matt's Success Mantra: Surround yourself with the right people.

Matt's Advice to Business Owners: Engage actively with your community.

Recommended Read: “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni

Explore the excellence of Magic Matt’s Cleaning at and connect via: 515-509-1826





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We firmly believe in the power of sharing inspirational stories like yours, igniting a sense of encouragement among fellow business owners. By revealing the challenges you've overcome, you reassure others that they are not alone in their entrepreneurial journey.

At ActionCOACH Vanguard, our mission is to fortify our community, recognizing that a rising tide lifts all ships. Your story has the potential to inspire and unite, contributing to the collective strength of our business community. Join us in creating a supportive environment where success stories propel us all forward.

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