Blank Canvas Podcast

Blank Canvas Podcast

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December 16, 2020 40 min

For Blank Canvas Episode #26 we had the pleasure to bring on Peiman Raf, co-founder of MadHappy. He jumped into the vision for the brand, and how they are making a positive impact on the mental health space. We touched on staying egoless to learn, his thinking on brand collaborations, how to get product in the hands of celebrities, and why he chose “Keep Looking Up” as his favorite IKONICK piece

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On Today’s Episode we have founder & CEO of MVMT, Jake Kassan. We jump right into his big wins & losses in e-commerce as a teen, all the way up to his $100 Million+ exit to Movado Group. We do in depth about different digital marketing strategies, the importance of understanding your consumer, how to develop a great team, and why he chose, a new Space piece, "Dreams Rise Fears Fall" as his favorite IKONICK piec...

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In light of our most recent collaboration, Mat Fraser, 5x Crossfit Champion, is our guest this episode. We cover our experience seeing him train for his 2020 victory, and how he structures his life around the Crossfit Games. He preaches his best advice to start working out, staying disciplined, his mentality with competition, and why he picked ‘Hard Work Pays Off’ as his favorite IKONICK piece.

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Today we have on Daniel Kasidi, founder of Rastaclat an innovative bracelet that stands for positivity & doing good for yourself and others. We talk about what it's like on Richard Branson's Necker Island, cease & desists, and his favorite book Sapiens. We jump into how covid has changed our perspectives, moving out of LA, and why he picked "Feed Your Focus" as his favorite IKONICK piece.

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Today’s episode is meant to inspire you to reconsider how big your goals are. Starting from selling apples & being a former baseball umpire, Steven Borelli walks us through his journey of building Cuts Clothing. We get right into his vision to turn his brand into a One Billion Dollar brand known for the most comfortable shirt in the world. We go deep into starting a clothing brand from his basement, the importance of doing what...

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Today we have on someone disrupting a space run by old tactics Dr. Shawn Dill, Chiropractor, Speaker, Coach, Entrepreneur. We touch on his journey of finding whitespace in a market, the importance of communication, his perspective on money, giving back, and why he thinks business problems are actually personal problems in disguise. We end the episode with why he picked “Rubberband Racks” as his favorite IKONICK piece.

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Today’s episode we have on Melin Co-founder Brian McDonell, our old business partner/boss.  We talk about touring the U.S together, almost getting killed in a Walmart parking lot in Atlanta, how he helped blow up the iconic MMA Brand Tapout, and why he chose “Mindset - Open Book” as his Favorite IKONICK piece. Near the end of the episode we mend an old score and Mark gets tattooed by famous tattoo artist Franco Vescovi. Enjoy!

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Today’s episode is Los Angeles born and bred, entrepreneur / creative, Sophia Hodes! We’re gonna talk about why she picked “Act Your Wage” as her favorite IKONICK piece, what it’s like being a creative getting into business and how a run in with Blac Chyna ended up being the turning point in jump starting her high end LA brand, ‘Sophodes’. Hope you guys enjoy!

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A Russian immigrant with two 7 figure exits, followed by a recent 340 million dollar exit. This episode highlights Pluto TV co-founder Ilya Pozin, the poster child for the American Dream. We go deep into the importance of self-awareness as an operator, curiosity, and why he chose “Chess Not Checkers” as his favorite IKONICK Piece.

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Today’s episode features one of the most connected individuals that we know. We have on Creative Director of the Palms Hotel & Casino, Tal Cooperman, aka Tallywood. We’ll talk about growing up in Israel, the keys to networking, and his relationship with Linkin Park. We’re also going to go in depth as to why he picked ‘Ingredients To Success’ as his favorite IKONICK piece. Enjoy!

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No filter on this episode. We have on Chris Ngo founder of the Leverage Showroom a vertical fashion house that owns, operates, manufactures, and distributes a bunch of household brands. Born in Thailand, he came to the US with little to nothing & transformed himself into a successful brand rep, father, and entrepreneur. We went deep into the value of relationships, how to leverage licensing deals, and why he chose “Secure the ...

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Pizza Maker, Water Park Employee, Stock Boy at Macy’s, college dropout, turned to successful businessman. Our guest today is Cena Barhaghi co-founder of streetwear brand, Pink Dolphin. We’re going to go deep into the origins of the brand, the impact, of celebrity endorsement, and why he Picked “Super Success” as his favorite IKONICK piece. Enjoy!

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Today we have on one of the biggest names to ever disrupt the trade show space, Aaron Levant. Aaron is one of the founders of the iconic streetwear trade show, Agenda. From being dyslexic and a dropout since 4th grade to eventually overseeing events for Reed Exhibitions which puts on events like Complex Con. We discuss his first trade show, leveraging connections, his new project NTWRK and why after all his success he picked “Passp...

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From Drake to Future, Google, GQ, Reebok, & Instagram…These are just some of her clients. Today’s guest is the owner of Melissa Andre events, Creative Director & Event Designer, Melissa Andre. On this episode we went through her greatest wedding advice, her creative process, how her project with Drake came to be, her perspective on entrepreneurship, and why she picked “Arrivals” as her favorite IKONICK Piece. If you know ab...

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Today’s guest is someone that has sold over a Billion in real estate volume, Kevion. High school dropout turned entrepreneur, life coach, and an over 20 year real-estate salesman. Today we talk about why he chose “Go” from the Monopoly Collection as his favorite IKONICK piece,  optimizing the 7 areas of your life, and the mindset he had to climb out of during his darkest moments with his family and financial welfare.

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If you are a content creator you’re going to love this episode. We have on former head of social content at Go-Pro, now successful filmmaker, Matt Komo! We’re going to talk about why he picked “Keep Going” as his favorite IKONICK piece, his time in film school, the importance of personal branding, and some great practical advice for any content creator looking for exposure.

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Today's episode we have on comedian and online personality Trevor Wallace! And we're going to talk about why he picked "Never Look Back" as his favorite IKONICK piece! We'll talk about his mindset when he had zero followers, the birth of the famous Zumiez employee, and the importance of understanding trends as a means to grow your brand! He had us cracking up and dropped a ton of gems! Enjoy!

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We have on UK born George Heaton co-founder of emerging fashion brand Represent. This is an inspiring story fueled by self-education and hard work. We’re gonna discuss why he picked "Boss VS Leader" as his favorite IKONICK piece, the importance of partnerships, and how growing up cleaning busses taught him how to grind.

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Today's episode is a completely different type of guest. He's 22 years old, brash, but one of the more emotionally intelligent social media hackers we know. We have on Eliot, formerly on Team Gary Vee, a young growth marketer that grew his Instagram account @dunk to over 2 million followers. we're going to talk about why he chose "The Sailor" as his favorite Ikonick piece, Tik Tok, what it's like workin...

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From being bullied as a kid to raising over 200 Million dollars including two $100 Million dollar exits... Bill Glaser is our guest today. We went deep on why he picked 'Happiness - Open Book' as his favorite IKONICK Piece, life as a vegan, some crazy failure stories, his rules to raising money, and how a celebrity partnership can propel your brand to the next level! Enjoy!

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