Published On: 04/02/2024Categories: Blog, Podcast, Small Business Series - Blessing or Curse?, Videos
Is Owning a Business a Blessing or a Curse? Tina Haldiman, Larchmere Fire Works


Join podcast host Wayne Lawrence in a compelling conversation with Tina Haldiman, owner of Larchmere Fire Works. In this podcast episode, Tina shares how she built a small business community of customers through “friend-raising” and how that community transformed into a family. Her passion for the art of glassblowing and blacksmithing, program suggestions for aspiring business owners, and more!

Larchmere Fire Works is a glassblowing and blacksmith company owned by Tina Haldiman and Cassidy Anderson. This company offers entry-level courses dedicated to the Larchmere community, adding to its growth as a thriving art and antique district in Cleveland.

🎙️ About this Podcast Series
If you run a small business or ever thought about opening a business, this podcast is for you! In this series, host Wayne Lawrence, Chairman of the CuyEast Board and owner of Weiss Movers, talks with local small business owners who open up about the most rewarding part of owning their business and the most significant challenges they’ve faced. He dives into the question of “Is owning your own business a blessing or a curse?” uncovering the inspiring tales of perseverance, innovation, and resilience that have shaped our local business landscape. His guests will share their insights, strategies for success, and valuable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. Whether you are a seasoned business owner or contemplating taking that leap, these episodes will offer you invaluable wisdom and inspiration.

🎬 The Cuyahoga East Chamber of Commerce brings this podcast to you as a part of their Small Business Series. To view all episodes in this series and more, click here.

😳 If you own a small business and are interested in being a podcast guest, visit

Cuyahoga East Chamber of Commerce:
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Special thanks to Wayne Lawrence, Chairman of the CuyEast Board and owner of Weiss Movers, for hosting today’s talk:

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