Seesaw Sessions with Brian Fink

Seesaw Sessions with Brian Fink

What’s the best way to overcome adversity? In this limited podcast series, Brian Fink speaks with people that have experienced success, learns how they navigated through the ups and downs of their lives, and finds out what advice they would have for others.... Show More

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One of the biggest adversities to get over, literally, is a battle with weight. Jim DiBattista was able to overcome it when he lost 140+ pounds to win last season of "The Biggest Loser" on USA Network. On this episode, Jim shares what finally made him realize he had to do something about his weight. Plus how he was able to overcome his mind that allowed him to get to 400 pounds, and what advice he would have for anyone ...
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Havener is a respiratory therapist working with patients that have tested positive for COVID-19. As we spotlight another incredible healthcare hero, Havener shares why she decided to get into the field, what made her almost give up, and what it's been like working on the front line of this pandemic.
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Meghan is beyond a superhero! Not only is she on the frontlines being an infectious disease doctor, but she is now fighting for her own life. On this episode honoring another healthcare hero, Meghan shares what it was like for her in the beginning of the pandemic, trying to understand everything with little information, and how she is now managing having been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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On this first episode honoring our healthcare heroes, Kayleigh shares her story of how she got into nursing, what has been most rewarding for her, and why she couldn't let her fears of the Covid pandemic slow her down.
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March 23rd, Rhiannon started feeling sick with what she thought was just allergies. But the normal runny nose and cough lead to body aches, chills, bad fever, and inability to catch her breath. When she went to urgent care, they didn't have any tests available, but told her they were confident she had COVID-19. On this episode, Rhiannon shares what she experienced through the entire process, and how she recovered from the symp...
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Karissa Kouchis is Tony Robbins' top female trainer & performance strategist, and is normally traveling the country 354 days out of the year speaking to teams about mindset & success habits. On this quarantined episode, KK shares what things you should focus on to navigate through times of stress. Plus why having a morning routine is so important right now, and what steps you can take to stay positive through these diff...
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Ally Brooke has three songs out right now, one of them in the Top 10 of the dance charts with Afrojack. And she was three shows into her first ever headlining tour, when she had to postpone the entire thing because of the pandemic. On this quarantined episode, Ally shares what it was like leading up to the decision and how she dealt with it. Plus which celeb she would like to be quarantined with, what classic movie she surprisingly...
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As important as it is to remember that we are all in this together, I thought it would also be great to get some advice from an expert on working from home. On this quarantined episode, Dr. Tracey Wilen, author of the blog "Working From Home; The New Normal", gives very insightful tips on making it through the quarantine without going stir crazy, how to keep a positive attitude during all of this, and how to successfully w...
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Afrojack is one of the biggest DJ/Producers in the music industry, normally playing main stages at festivals all over the world. But right now, he's just like all of us; quarantined. On this episode, Afrojack shares his advice on what we should all be doing in this moment. Plus what he's doing to stay busy at home, and why the thought of making music right now actually depresses him a little.
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March 31, 2020 17 min
Pop star Katy Tiz shares how her quarantine is going in London, what she's doing to stay active, and why she's really inspired to write music right now. Plus how she is overcoming a sickness that has sidelined her life and career for 18 months!
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Over 20 years ago, Darude released the dance song "Sandstorm". If you've been to any sporting event and been hyped up, you know the song... if it doesn't ring a bell, YouTube it, I promise you know it. No one could have ever imagined that 20 years later, it would be used to unify a country during the Coronavirus pandemic. On another quarantined episode, Darude shares how people in Finland are using his song to com...
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On another quarantined episode, Lorne Padman (VP, Dim Mak) shares what's been getting him & his girlfriend through the lockdown in LA, Maykel Piron (CEO, Armada Music) updates us on what's going on in The Netherlands, and pop star Casey Baer talks about how the pandemic has affected her.
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We're all in this war against the Coronavirus together, and this is some of the hardest adversity we've ever faced in our lifetime. On this episode, Brian Fink speaks with people under quarantine in Florida, Texas, and New York to get ideas on what they're doing to stay sane. Plus what they're binging, and what the first thing is they're gonna do when this has all passed. Hear from Shannon Gibson from iHeartMe...
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Gareth Emery is one of the most prolific trance DJ/producers, having been in the music business for over 15 years with hundreds of songs to his credit. But after one of his first songs blew up, he couldn't reproduce the success for years, and almost gave up entirely! On this episode, Gareth shares who he blames for his lack of success during that time, what got him through the lows, and what snapped him out of his lull to get b...
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Mark Divine is a former Navy SEAL, a very successful entrepreneur, and a best selling author. But when he first went into Navy SEAL recruitment office, they told him he should probably find another career. On this episode, Mark shares how he overcame being shoved aside, and turned it into a very successful 20 year career of active duty. Plus, why he believes you have to fail to succeed, his keys to being a successful leader, and he...
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KANDY has been producing music for almost ten years. He's even remixed for Selena Gomez, and had songs in the Top 10 on the Billboard charts. But when he first started learning how to produce, he lost a lot of friendships. And a few years ago, he made a life-changing decision: to come out. On this episode, KANDY shares how he stayed on track when following his dream of making music, why he finally decided to come out, and how h...
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Huey Lewis is an 80's music icon. His group Huey Lewis & The News has sold over 40 million albums, won GRAMMYs, and they've been touring for over forty years. But two years ago, Huey got diagnosed with Ménière's Disease, which not only forced them to cancel their tour, but has also taken away his ability to sing. On this episode, Huey shares how he was able to handle the prognosis, and what it was like hitchhiking ...
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Jenn Jordan is a very successful morning show co-host in Ohio. But more importantly, she is the mother of Jakob, who has autism. On this episode, Jenn shares how she got through being completely bedridden for 6 months of her pregnancy, how she finally connected with her son, and what the most important thing is that she has learned while raising Jakob. She also shares some great steps towards winning the battle with our minds.
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With incredibly emotional lyrics to their songs, Krewella's rise to fame in the EDM world, and their connection to their fanbase, was meteoric. They were being requested and booked for every club and every festival across the world. But in 2014, they faced something they had never faced before: a lawsuit that not only tore apart their group, but their fans as well; and forced everything to come to a screeching halt. On this epi...
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Loud Luxury had the biggest dance song in the country with their award-winning smash "Body". But when they first moved to LA to pursue their dream, they were sleeping in the same bed and eating oatmeal every day just to try to make it. On this episode, Joe & Andrew share why they're not really afraid of failing, plus how they overcame years of grinding it out and being told 'no' so many times they actually t...
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