Everyone Talks To Liz Claman

Everyone Talks To Liz Claman

Inspiring and motivational stories about some of today's most successful business leaders. Liz will speak with entrepreneurs and executives about their journey. This podcast will provide feel-good stories that will leave the listener feeling inspired and moved.

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August 9, 2022 26 min
On this episode, Liz sits down with the CEO of Parachute Ariel Kaye, to share her story of leaving her job in advertising, to start her own home essentials company. Ariel shares stories from her upbringing and how it ignited her entrepreneurial spirit, she discusses her decision to quit her job and move into a field she had no prior experience in, and the business decisions she had to make to succeed in this competitive industry. F...
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On this episode, Liz sits down with Ben Goodwin, CEO, Formulator, and Co-Founder at Olipop, a beverage company that slips healthy ingredients like prebiotics and plant fibers into soda products, to help promote digestion and still taste refreshingly sweet.  Ben shares how he turned traumatic childhood experiences and body image struggles into fuel in the entrepreneurial field and developed an innovative approach to avoid the sugar ...
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This week, Liz is joined by Founder and CEO of Hooked, Prerna Gupta to discuss how she cycled through many misses before finding success as an entrepreneur. She shares the impact of being a second-generation American in a small town in Oklahoma, how she experienced her first huge success with her app Songify, and her aspirations to adapt the stories from her most recent app, Hooked, to movies and television shows. Follow Liz on Twi...
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On this episode, Liz sits down with the CEO and Co-Founder of Brilliant Earth, Beth Gerstein, to discuss how she developed one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing fine jewelry companies out of her one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco. Beth shares how she entered the jewelry business with zero experience or connections and is now running a publicly traded ethical jewelry company with more than 370,000 customers in over 50 c...
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On this episode, Liz sits down with the President and CEO of SMART Global Holdings, Mark Adams, to share his journey of putting himself through college and working his way up to the pinnacle of the technology world.  Mark weighs in on the status of the supply chain shortage in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the current state of the semiconductor space. Later, Mark shares his thoughts on the importance of following a leading ...
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This week, Liz sits down with CEO and Co-Founder of BARK Matt Meeker to reflect on his journey from failing, young entrepreneur to leading two successful multimillion-dollar startups, including a leading global brand for dogs and their owners. Matt talks about how the company's flagship product, BarkBox, has grown into the premier subscription-based toy and treat service for dogs. Later, he discusses how the pandemic brought an...
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This week, Liz sits down with Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau to discuss working his way to the top from front desk receptionist to CEO of one of the country’s largest fitness franchises in North America.  Chris explains the evolution and success of Planet Fitness and how the gym’s judgment-free zone led it to grow into a company with over 2,200 locations and 16 million members. He also reflects on how his team weathered the storm...
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This week, Liz chats with Founder and CEO of Madison Reed, Amy Errett to discuss how she revolutionized the hair color industry despite having no background in the business. Amy details how her desire to address a consumer pain point led her to found Madison Reed; she touches on how her background in finance helped her succeed in a new field. Later, Amy explains how she and her company were able to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. F...
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This week, Liz sits down with Co-founder and CEO of World Wide Technology Jim Kavanaugh to discuss how he created his great success in the tech world from St. Louis, Missouri. Jim shares how growing up in a blue-collar household taught him the value of hard work, integrity, and trust; he explains how these values prepared him to tap into the world of soccer & business. Later, Jim shares how he navigated his company through the ...
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This week, Liz sits down with the CEO of P.F. Chang's China Bistro Damola Adamolekun to discuss how he got the opportunity to bring this fast-food Chinese chain to the forefront of his life. Damola shares the challenges he faced in his journey to becoming a first-time CEO, how being an immigrant impacted his venture into the business world, and how he kept his company afloat during the height of the global pandemic.  Follow L...
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This week, Liz revisits a conversation with Celebrity Cruises Captain, Captain Kate McCue, to discuss how she shattered glass ceilings to achieve her dream of becoming the first American woman captain of a major cruise line.  Captain McCue discusses the career path that led her to her current role, how her team has persevered through COVID-19, and the joy she's found in bringing her passion for sailing to TikTok, where she has ...
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This week, Liz sits down with twin brothers and Hosts of the new HGTV show Buy It or Build It, Calvin and Chris Lamont to talk about their journey from college football, to running a janitorial company, and ultimately their current careers in real estate. Calvin and Chris share stories from their time playing football for Lehigh University, their move to Texas during the recession to pursue their dreams in real estate, and explain ...
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This week, Liz sits down with Ancestry.com CEO Deb Liu to discuss her journey from Chinese immigrant to the top executive at the largest genealogy company in the world. Deb explains how she overcame being bullied as a child, learned to speak up for what she believes in, and found her voice before becoming the successful woman she is today. Later, she shares a heartwarming story of how a man found his biological mother and siblings ...
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This week, Liz sits down with 19-year-old cryptocurrency influencer Randi "Miss Teen Crypto" Hipper to discuss her decision to dive into the world of crypto. Randi shares how she got into crypto at such a young age, emphasizes the importance of young people getting involved in the virtual stock market, and explains the biggest misconceptions about digital currency. Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizClaman Learn more about your...
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This week, Liz sits down with the CEO and Founder of The Chai Box Monica Sunny to discuss how she turned a family recipe into a successful business. Monica shares the pivotal moment where she realized a product she made every day could actually take off as her day-job, and later reveals the challenges of sourcing her chai spices from economic, sustainability, and ethical standpoints. Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizClaman Learn mor...
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This week, Liz sits down with the CEO and Co-Founder of Embark Technology, Alex Rodrigues to discuss how he started his high-tech company in college with his friends. Alex shares how he created his software that enables trucks to drive without drivers and explains why this technology makes the freight industry safer, more sustainable, and more efficient. Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizClaman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...
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This week, Liz sits down with CEO and Chief Global Strategist of Euro Pacific Capital Inc. Peter Schiff to discuss the Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting that took place this past weekend.   Peter Schiff shares his experience at the meeting, reveals how he agrees and disagrees with both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, and advises listeners where to put their money in investments. Follow Liz on Twitter: @LizClaman Le...
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This week, Liz sits down with 2022 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, businessman, and philanthropist Keith Krach to share his story of working as a welder from a young age to founding a multibillion-dollar company. Keith explains how his work in tech and diplomacy provides him a platform to stand against humanitarian crises. He shares how his passion to influence change and be of service to others was the catalyst for his philanthropic en...
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This week, Liz sits down with Chairman and CEO of Pernod Ricard North America Ann Mukherjee to share how she became CEO of the world's second largest wine and spirits seller. Ann shares that while reckless alcohol consumption led to the loss of her mother's life, her work in evolving the image of brands like 'Absolut' can create a culture of responsibility around alcohol consumption. Ann later shares that she prefer...
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This week, Liz sits down with former Green Beret and CEO of Global Guardian Dale Buckner to discuss how he applied his professional knowledge to extract more than a thousand Ukrainians from the Russian invasion. Dale shares his analysis of the Russian-Ukraine situation, while he had predicted the invasion and sent warnings before the start of the war. Later, he talks about how he left his decorated military career to start a succes...
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