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Mike Parham

CFO and stakeholderBearly Awake Coffee and Adventure

Austin, TX

Member Since March 2023


Strategic Planning
Front-End Development


Enjoy relationship and team building as well scaling businesses to new levels. Hobbies include Off road E biking, ATV, Travel anywhere, Paddleboarding, Scuba, Craft beers, hanging out with friends and family. Movie producing has recently entered into the picture as well amateur beer making. Prior to the coffee shop I lead a nine figure company as CEO and majority shareholder and started and sold a fastener company.

Published content

How to Resolve Creative Differences With Your Fellow Business Leaders

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By resolving creative differences, you can unlock the potential of collaborative leadership. In a dynamic culture space, clashes of creative visions are inevitable among leaders in the business. These differences can stem from varying perspectives, artistic preferences or strategic approaches, among other reasons. However, resolving such conflicts and finding common ground is crucial for maintaining a harmonious and productive work environment. Below, Rolling Stone Culture Council leaders explore practical tips and strategies to navigate creative differences and foster collaborative solutions that honor diverse viewpoints in the workplace.

Feeling Stressed? 17 Ways Business Leaders Can Effectively Manage Their Mental Health

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Leadership can be stressful, but these simple practices can help business leaders better manage their mental health.  Leading a company can be an exhilarating and fulfilling experience, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges and pressures. When you’re a business leader, maintaining good mental health is crucial for both personal well-being and effective decision-making.  To that end, 17 Rolling Stone Culture Council members explore some proven strategies business leaders can employ to manage their mental health amid the challenging demands of their roles. From regular exercise to setting boundaries to seeking support and fostering a positive work culture, these strategies can encourage a healthier and more resilient approach to leadership.

10 Social Media Strategies to Build Stronger Customer Relationships

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With so much noise on social media, a strong and well-planned strategy is the key to standing out. Social media has revolutionized the way businesses interact with their customers and followers. Nowadays, it's not just about selling products or services, but also about building relationships and establishing trust with your audience. This is where an effective social media plan comes in. By implementing the right strategies, businesses can engage with their customers and followers on a deeper level, which can lead to increased brand loyalty and advocacy. Below, 10 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council share the different social media strategies any business can use to build better relationships with their customers and why they are so effective at doing so.

Company details

Bearly Awake Coffee and Adventure

Company bio

Bearly Awake Coffee and Adventures is located in Red River , NM. This is a small resort town north of Taos, NM about 40 minutes. We are "not your ordinary coffee shop" as we sell fat tire e-bikes, book tours for ATVs, Horseback, and snowmobiles rides. In addition we serve breakfast and lunch, sell local art and have live music in the summer tourist season. The partners Tori and Levi run all operations and are stakeholders. We have a wonderful location right on Main street and the view of the mountains are second to none. Come visit!


Food & Beverage

Area of focus

Food Trucks

Company size

2 - 10