Episode 107 features Ashley Olafsen, Founder of Visionaria Consulting, which supports small businesses through consulting services. I met Ashley through the Next Gen HQ community and was inspired by her story to start M.O.V.E. when she was 16 and then continue on with her entrepreneurship journey in starting Visionaria Consulting.
Here is a link to the book she recommends that she always goes back to:
"When Things Fall Apart"...
Episode 106 features Sara Miltenberger, Founder of Restore Media & Strategy and the Creator and Host of the Make Climate Cool Again Podcast. I met Sara while standing in line at the NextGen Summit in June of 2019 and it's been cool to get to know her and her passion around the environment and sustainability and her mission to change the world for the better.
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Episode 105 Features Mick Carbo, Founder & Head Coach of Carbo Coaching. Mick has a very unique story from starting to grow his first business when he was just out of high school, getting married and having kids in his late teens, and selling marijuana in his mid-20s and ultimately getting arrested. I really enjoyed this vulnerable conversation with Mick and I hope you do too.
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April is Month 4 of my Dozen Months of Discovery and this month I decided to write a book.
Originally, when I planned out my 12-months I had April slated as a month where I was going to learn the Ukelele. Solid choice and it was going to allow me to be that “beginner learner” again like I experienced in March learning Spanish. However, as I spoke with a friend and editor of a book I had been thinking about writing, it was determined...
Episode 104 of the Just Get Started Podcast welcomes Dr. Denise Gosnell, Chief Data Officer at DataStax. I truly enjoyed this interview and hope everyone gets some great takeaways and it helps open up their mind to data and how impactful it is on the world.
Here is the link to Kaggle, https://www.kaggle.com/, which is a website she discusses more about in the episode.
Congrats to Denise on publishing her new book The Practitioners Gu...
Episode 103 Features Brendon Elliott, Executive Director of the Little Linksters Association for Jr. Golf Development 501c3, and Director of Instruction for the Little Linksters Golf Academy.
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Episode 102 features Tony Banta, the Managing Partner of Venture Greatly and Host of the Client Whisperer Podcast.
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Tony Banta is a systems engineer, innovation consultant, and host of the Client Whisperer Show. Beginning his career as a self-taught software developer, Tony quick...
Episode 101 Features Chase Damiano, a business advisor, consultant, and executive coach dedicated to helping founders, entrepreneurs, and CEOs get out of the weeds. I had a wonderful interview with Chase where we navigated through some of his early career in a startup environment and then spent a good amount of time speaking about accountability, habits, routines, and things that Founders should be considering as they scale.
I am in month 3 of my Dozen Months of Discovery and for this month I decided to learn Spanish! I've always wanted to learn a language (Well, I tried once but failed Italian in High School). I thought this was an incredible opportunity to see what I could learn in 30 days.
I grade myself at a B+ after all is said and done. There were a lot of challenges going on in the world as we all know so I had to be hyper focused on keep...
Episode 100 features, Sara Ondrako, Canine Behavior Consultant and the Founder & Executive Director of the American Pit Bull Foundation. Sara also happens to be my sister-in-law and having had the chance to get a first hand look of the great things she has done to grow her foundation I was pleased to welcome her to the Podcast to share her journey.
I'm a Canine Behavior Consultant and the Founder / Executive Direc...
Episode 99 features Robbie Kellman Baxter, Founder and President of Peninsula Strategies, strategy consulting firm focused on helping companies leverage subscription pricing, digital community and freemium to build deeper relationships with customers. Her new book, The Forever Transaction: How to Build a Subscription Model So Compelling, Your Customers Will Never Want to Leave, releases in March, 2020.
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Episode 98 features Sean Kelly, Founder and CEO of online jersey apparel company Jersey Champs and he shares his tremendous and vulnerable story of starting the company in college at the age of 19. In four years, Sean has taken this company to tremendous heights both through increased revenues and having many celebrities and athletes wearing his jerseys throughout the last few years.
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Episode 97 features Rebecca Habbershaw, Founder & CEO of Learning Lab 360, a company bringing the best educational VR experiences to students. Rebecca is local to me in the Raleigh, North Carolina area and I love her passion for helping kids improve their learning through using technology to create unique learning experiences.
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Episode 96 features Sean Vigue, Founder of Sean Vigue Fitness and one of the most watched Online Yoga and Pilates Instructors in the world with over 900 videos varying in length and speciality around Yoga, Pilates, etc. I found one of Sean's video on YouTube (link here) and watched it every day for my stretching challenge of 1-hour of stretching a day for the month of February. It was engaging, informative, and damn good and mi...
This new One Mic Session is a recap of Month 2 of my Dozen Months of Discovery in 2020 where I chose to complete 1-Hour of Stretching every single day in the month of February.
Almost every day, I used a video online from Sean Vigue Fitness (link to video) which is about 40 minutes long and then I added 20 minutes of my own stretching exercises and mobility work to round out the hour.
Here are a couple takeaways I talk about in the e...
Episode 95 features Anthony Sarandrea, an 8-Figure Brand Builder who works closely with many different verticals to help drive better customer and lead generation.
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Anthony is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and philanthropist who runs a profitable portfolio of websi...
Episode 94 features Michela Ricci, Founder, and Owner of the Early Bird Phx, a mobile coffee and specialty beverage shop that you can find all around the greater Phoenix area.
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Michela Ricci has been called the human version of an iced coffee, so it ...
Episode 93 welcomes in Lori Shaw, the Chief RP Recipe Developer for Renaissance Periodization (RP Strength), a company with a mission of delivering the most effective, scientifically sound and reliable diet and training consultation to anyone who wants to use it to achieve results.
About Lori Shaw:
Lori Shaw left a corporate career and joined her husband Nick Shaw's company, Renaissance Periodization, back in September of 2015, w...
On this One Mic session, I share a bit of my experience and learning from doing a 30-day social media detox in the month of January. This is the first month of my Dozen Months of Discovery in 2020 and helped me set the table for the rest of 2020 and kick it off on a positive start.
I share some of my thoughts on:
Episode 92 of the Just Get Started Podcast features Colin Morgan, the Creator and Host of The Daily Grind Podcast.
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Hi, I'm Colin. I am a former professional golfer, turned entrepreneur. I am passionate abo...