Lauren Madewell joins us today to share the story of her family's business, Auntie Belham's Cabin Rentals. The company is ran by Lauren and her sister Mallory, along with their Dad, John Madewell, who fell into vacation rentals when a relative passed away and left the business to John in 2008. The family rose to the occasion, and has grown the company into one of the most respected outfits in the Smokies with a loyal following of guests that return year after year. 

Topics we cover:

- The importance of having a close group of constituents
- Lauren and Mallory's career change from air traffic controller to vacation rental managers
- The checklist homeowners should ask other cabin rental companies when doing their due diligence
- Homeowners buying at the height of the market, and what this means for 2023?
- When is a good time to scale? 
- Beauregard the Bear and the checkout video that broke the internet
- Why culture is so important, and how leading with love is everything