Emerging Entrepreneurs

Ep. 26: Leave Your Legacy with Dan Mejia

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By Tony McGehee
Emerging Entrepreneurs is a podcast created by an entrepreneur for entrepreneurs. In this podcast you will get to hear from some of the up and coming minds in business and in life and act as if you were sitting right there with them. Connect with us on Facebook and Instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast . Thanks for listening in.
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Ep. 43: 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY with 1st Ever Guest Sam Tarell
It is here! I can't believe it has already been one year since launching Emerging Entrepreneurs. Thank you so much for any episodes you've tuned into thus far, I really hope you've gotten some value from them. In today's episode, I interview my first ever guest on Emerging Entrepreneurs, Sam Tarell. If you didn't get a chance to listen to the first episode with Sam or don't know who he is, Sam is the CEO of Hoop Brothers, a basketball recruiting agency designed to help high school players make it to the college level. He also is the Founder of Divergent U, an alternative school that I have the pleasure of being in the first class of students where creators find their purpose and bring their visions into reality through group masterminds, one on one mentorship and collaborative workshops. In this episode, I take Sam on a blast from the past as we compare where he was at 1 year ago to what he is doing now. There's also a very special surprise at the beginning of the interview that I know you'll enjoy a lot. If you want to connect more with Sam, be sure to check out the links below. Connect with Sam Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samtarell/ (personal)  https://www.instagram.com/divergentuschool/ (Divergent U) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/samtarell/ https://www.facebook.com/divergentu/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-_phC6-KTrB0EAD0IkCMLw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMUNqBH5ZD0 (Pecha Kucha speech) Connect with Me! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tonymcgehee/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emergingentrepreneurspodcast/ Website: https://mcgeheetony.wixsite.com/emerge  Music Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM Rain and Tears by Neutrin05 https://soundcloud.com/neutrin05 Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  — CC BY-SA 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...  Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/RRsQBq9nSXQ
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June 21, 2019
Ep. 42: Using E-Commerce to Change the World with Frank Barberena, Founder of Faithful Nature - E-Commerce Collection
The final episode of the E-Commerce Collection! I hope you've listened to all of them, but if you haven't be sure to finish up the interviews you haven't heard, you can learn from everyone in this collection! In this episode, I interview a friend of mine Frank Barberena. Frank is the founder of Faithful Nature, a company that supports philanthropic and conservation organizations around the globe through selling merchandise online. In this episode Frank and I cover the one entrepreneur that helped him learn how to sell his products successfully online, the roadblocks he ran into when launching his products, what faithful nature truly does as a company and the incredible organization he’s partnered with, the cause that Frank holds most important, the one simple tip Frank gives to help you be a better steward of your time, and tips to stand out and succeed in an online business and life! If you or anyone you know is part of an organization that would love to partner with Frank and Faithful Nature be sure to reach out to him or even me and I can reach out for you. Be sure to connect with Frank and the links below and share this episode with a friend if you got something out of it. Now, It's Your Time to Emerge! Connect with Frank: Website: https://www.faithfulnaturecompany.com/ IG & Facebook: @faithful.nature  Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 39: The Key to Achieving Anything You Want in Life with Jordan Paris, E-Commerce Collection
Welcome back to another episode in the E-Commerce Collection!   Jordan Paris is a 21-year-old author, web-developer, podcast host, and former college athlete seen in Men’s Health, Yahoo Finance, and Nasdaq as a beacon of light for inspiring people from all walks of life. Jordan's podcast, Growth Mindset University, was ranked #3 in the iTunes Training category and is consistently in the top ten. On the show, he interviews young up-and-comers and the most successful people on planet earth like Kevin Rudolf, David Meltzer, Mark Manson, Rachel Starr, and Dan Lok. Jordan is also the founder of The WordPress Rocketeer, where he focuses on developing engaging websites to launch his celebrity clients' dreams to infinity and beyond. His approach to life and business is simple yet powerful: Don't make a living, design a life. With this creator's mentality, Jordan has been able to produce outstanding results for himself and challenge others to rise above circumstances and take control of their lives. Jordan and I cover a lot in this episode so be sure to stay tuned for the entire interview, you won't wont to miss his knowledge. Also, be sure to connect with Jordan at his website, www.jordanparis.com   Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 38: Live Your Life on Cloud Nine with 2x Author & 3x Founder Jordan Gross, Executive Coach at Cloud9 Living - E-Commerce Collection
Welcome to another episode in the e-commerce collection! In this episode, I got a chance to sit down with Jordan Gross, Founder & Executive Coach at Cloud9 Living during his run at 90 podcast interview in 90 days (Visit his linkedin below for more info on that). In this episode, Jordan talks about what his first corporate job after college taught him, how he built up the confidence to publish his first book, and the steps you need to take to create engagement on your content. I even get to briefly run through Jordan's morning routine with him and talk more about how he monetizes his business, how to better understand what your passion is and the steps Jordan takes to help people find their passions and of course I ask Jordan what living a Cloud9 life means to him. This only covers parts of the episodes, this is a long one but a good one you're not going to want to miss. Be sure to share this episode with a friend if you enjoy it and subscribe and leave a rating! As always, it's your time to emerge! Connect with Jordan: LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordan-gross-8271905b/ Website: https://www.journeytocloudnine.com/ Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 37: How to Sell 2,000,000 Products Online in 1 Year with Tom Bell, CEO of ViralStyle - E-commerce Collection
Welcome back to Emerging Entrepreneurs! I'm so glad to be back after a couple months break and I have a great guest to kick it off with. Tom Bell is the Co-Founder of ViralStyle, an online marketplace where people can buy, create, and sell their products. If you've ever thought of starting an online store or designing and selling your own clothing ViralStyle is the place to be! In 2018 alone, Tom and ViralStyle sold over 2,000,000 products and shipped to 180 countries around the world! In this episode, Tom talks about how he got started in tshirt printing which inspired him to start ViralStyle, how Facebook ads have helped propel his business, how to differentiate real from fake in a world full of people painting themselves as "experts", and what he believes the future of e-commerce will be. I had a great time talking with Tom and he lays it out straight to the point for you. If you want to sell your products online, Tom is your guy! I hope you enjoy this episode, make sure to share this with a friend if you enjoy it. It's Your Time to Emerge! Be sure to connect with Tom at the links below: IG: @tombell_viralstyle Facebook:  facebook.com/mytombell Email: tb@viralstyle.com Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexento https://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 40: How to Make Money Online by Dropshipping with Christianna Hurt, Founder of Wealthy College Kid - E-commerce Collection
Welcome back to another episode in the E-commerce collection. Christianna Hurt is the Founder of Wealthy College Kid, and online education platform dedicated to teaching people everything they need to know about selling products and making money online through dropshipping. If you don't know what dropshipping is, look no further! I have Christianna explain exactly what drop shipping is and how you can make money from your laptop! On top of that, in this episode we cover how she started Wealthy College Kid, how over 800 of her students have made their first 4 figures and how you can too, what drove Christianna to get started in online sales and more! Christianna has proven over and over again that her techniques work with over 43,000!!!!! students enrolled in her course. This is one you don't wanna miss, share this episode with a friend to make sure you're both learning to earn! Connect with Christianna at the links below and subscribe to the podcast for updates on future episodes! Christianna: IG - @christiannahurt or @wealthycollegekid Website - www.wealthycollegekid.com  Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 41: How Connecting with Others Can Improve Every Part of Your Life with Nico DeBruyn, Co-Founder/CMO of PakPak, E-Commerce Collection
Welcome back to another episode in the E-commerce Collection!  Nico is an author, digital marketer, growth hacker, speaker, entrepreneur, and immigrant. Today he uses his indepth understanding of technology, social media, and branding to help business successfully navigate marketing in the current digital wild west. But all in all, he is on a mission to leave every person a little bit better than he found them. I loved this conversation I got to have with Nico during the interview, we dove into so may different things that I can't wait for you to hear. If you read below you can see that other people come up a couple times and also hidden in the strategies you don't yet know involve impacting people in a positive way. Nico is always finding a way to improve others around him and connect with them on a personal level. In this episode we cover the one book that helped change the course of his life, how he used other people to write his book, why nutrition is one of the most important parts of your life and how it can optimize your performance each day, the morning routine Nico follows, the one thing nico does every single day that will blow your mind; the simple yet mind blowing strategy and programs he uses to help businesses tell their story online, and of course his online business Pak Pak and more! Be sure to connect with Nico down below and follow the podcast to stay up to date with the latest news! It's Your Time to Emerge! Nico: IG, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn: Nico DeBruyn Website: https://www.nicodebruyn.com/   Stay Connected with Emerging Entrepreneurs: IG: @tonymcgehee Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Music: Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU 
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June 3, 2019
Ep. 36: The End of the Beginning (Solo #3)
So this is the first week i've posted in a couple weeks and you may be wondering from the title what the f*^k is going on! I apologize for the silence these past couple weeks, it's been a little bit of life changes mixed with laziness on my part. I promise it's good news in this episode, I'm actually really excited to transition into this new era for the podcast and I hope you will love it as well. There's a couple changes going on so the only way to learn about them is to listen to the episode! Make sure you follow me to stay up to date with the new era of Emerging Entrepreneurs: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast Please rate and review the podcast and subscribe on iTunes!
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April 5, 2019
Ep. 35: How to Create a Successful Brand with Golfholics
In this episode, I sit down with Marko and Mike from the YouTube channel Golfholics, which has over 65,000 subscribers! Marko and Mike are true entrepreneurs as they both run their own businesses full time aside from Golfholics. In this episode, they talk about how already running successful businesses has helped them grow Golfholics. You'd also be amazed to know that even with a channel of over 65k subscribers, every penny they make from the channel goes straight back into it to help it grow more, that's dedication! Marko also shares the number one thing that has made him successful in his business in this episode. You don't want to miss it! Make sure you connect with them at the links below and share this episode with a friend if you enjoyed it. Please subscribe and rate the podcast as well! Golfholics YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCliskiVzccS700jUPAJaSIg Golfholics Social: @golfholics Golfholics Website: https://www.golfholics.com/ Sign Up for Golfholics 2nd Annual Tournament!: https://www.golfholics.com/pages/golfholics-invitational Emerging Entrepreneurs Website: https://mcgeheetony.wixsite.com/emerge Instagram & Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast Subscribe & Review!: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/emerging-entrepreneurs/id1394847975?mt=2
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March 15, 2019
Ep. 34: 6-Figure Business in 6 Months with Natalie Rogers
Natalie Rogers is the Founder and CEO of Klassy Network, a women empowerment brand that also sells blue light blocking glasses. Natalie started this business about a year ago and hit 6-figures at the 6 month mark! Natalie also owned her first company when she was 18 years old which still runs today, Core Sports Academy. In this episode, we talk about all of this plus how her mindset has helped her succeed, how she gets through the lows in her entrepreneurial journey, and she shares advice for all of this and how you can succeed in your own business. Whether you're a man or woman, you need to hear from Natalie. Be sure to connect with Natalie at the links below and stay connected with the podcast as well. If you enjoyed this episode, share it with a friend and subscribe to the podcast to know when each episode goes live. It's your time to Emerge! Natalie's IG: @itsnatalierogers Klassy Network IG: @klassynetwork Klassy website: https://klassyshop.com/ Connect with us: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast Website: https://mcgeheetony.wixsite.com/emerge
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March 8, 2019
Ep. 33: Preventing Suicide One Bench at a Time with Josh's Benches
In this episode, I got to sit down with Victor Perez from SPO Consulting who helped found a non profit organization called Josh's Benches. Victor and Josh's mom created Josh's Benches after Victor's best friend Josh passed away from suicide almost a year ago. The benches have positive messages spread on them and they are looking to place them in parks and schools. The first one was placed in Wellington, Florida about a month ago. Make sure you find them on facebook by searching Josh's Benches for Awareness or by clicking the link below. Please share this episode with a friend to help spread this important message that needs to be heard! Stay connected with the podcast at the links below, thanks for listening! Josh's Benches: https://www.facebook.com/joshsbenches/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emergingentrepreneurspodcast/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emergingentrepreneurspodcast/ https://linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM
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March 1, 2019
Ep. 32: A True Legacy with Talia's Legacy Children's Cancer Foundation
This episode blew me away. What an incredible story about Talia and the foundation her family now runs. You don't want to miss this interview with Mattia, Desiree, and Diane. Please consider helping find a cure for childhood cancer in any way by clicking the links below. Register for the upcoming pet walk on March 9th or go to the website to learn more about the foundation and Talia. Thanks for tuning in! You can find all the information about Talia's legacy and the podcast here: https://linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Follow on Instagram and Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast Morning by LiQWYD https://soundcloud.com/liqwyd Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported  — CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/lv8LMI0NdaM
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February 22, 2019
Ep. 31: Dining Room Table to Full Scale Business with Enlighten Us
In this episode, I sit down with sisters Stacey & Kenna Wick from Enlighten Us to talk about how they started their business just a few months ago. Enlighten Us hosts different pop us classes around the Orlando area where people can buy tickets for classes to learn something like calligraphy or participate in an event like Sweat & Sip where participants do a workout and then have a drink together afterwards. Stacey & Kenna share their story about how Enlighten Us began as a thought at a dining room table and turn into their full time job, you don't want to miss this episode! Connect with Enlighten Us!  Instagram: @myenlightenclass Website: www.myenlightenclass.com Connect with Emerging Entrepreneurs! Facebook & Instagram: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast
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February 15, 2019
Ep. 30: Be an Entrepreneur within Your Company with Keal Blache
In this episode, I sit down with Keal Blache to talk about his journey as an entrepreneur. When I first met Keal he ran his own marketing company, Loba Creative, full time, but more recently he has transitioned to a role as CMO with a marketing logistics company. You may be thinking, is he really an entrepreneur if he works for someone else. I would say yes. Be sure to listen to the full interview with Keal to learn more about his story. Connect with him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kealblache/ Website: www.emergingpodcast.com Instagram & Facebook: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast
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February 8, 2019
Ep. 29: Leaving Daymond John to Work on His Own with Matt LeBris
In this episode I interview Matt LeBris, a branding strategist that worked alongside ABC Shark Tank's star Daymond John for 2 years. In this episode, Matt talks about his story and how he came to work for Daymond and why he ultimately decided to leave. He shares his story of growing up being a trouble maker and how he overcame that to become who he is today. Make sure to check out Matt on social media @mattlebris and on his website mattlebris.com Follow the podcast on IG and Facebook!: @emergingentrepreneurspodcast Check out the website: www.emergingpodcast.com
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February 1, 2019
Ep. 28: College Dropout to 6-Figure Income with Moe Gray
 Moe Gray is a college drop out turned fund manager where he helps his clients build their businesses. Moe is also a proficient trader of the forex market, which is trading different currencies around the world in case you didn’t know and also a photographer. In this episode, Moe talks about how he got started as an entrepreneur and how he got involved in what he does now. If you don’t listen to anything else in this episode, make sure you listen to the section where Moe talks about the mistakes people make when using credit and what you can do to avoid the same mistakes! Moe talks a lot about money in this episode and how to get smart with your money, you do not want to miss out on what he has to say. Moe is now very successful at what he does, but he also shares the difficult times he went through starting out when he barely had money to eat and how he’s learned to live very minimal even now that he makes 6 figures. We cover all of this and so much more so be sure to listen to the full interview, Moe has such a great story you all need to hear. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends if you enjoy this episode. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast. Connect with Moe on Instagram: @moetivationn Check out my new website: https://www.emergingpodcast.com/
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January 25, 2019
Ep. 27: It's Time to "GetChoGrindUp" with Justin Nguyen
 Justin Nguyen is the CEO of GetChoGrindUp and Co-host of the Young and D.U.M.B. Podcast that focuses on changing the mindset around millennials. I actually just had the opportunity to be on Justin’s podcast so be sure to go check it out and listen to other episodes from the show, I will put all the links in the description so be sure to go check that out. In this episode, Justin talks about where his drive and motivation comes from and how he continues to work hard in the face of adversity, he talks about how and why he turned down a full time job offer from a big 4 firm upon graduating. We also cover how you can do the same as Justin if you have a passion you want to pursue. Finally, Justin talks about how the GetChoGrindUp movement began and how it’s evolved into what it is today along with the meaning behind the name of his podcast. All this and so much more coming in this episode, you don’t want to miss it. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast. Check out my website and interview on Justin's Podcast: https://linktr.ee/emergingentrepreneurspodcast Listen to Justin's Podcast: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-d-u-m-b/id1260444260?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4AoV9XcoiKTYWAQniIMCfz Google Podcast: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xMmUwYmQ0L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Anchor: https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup Connect with Justin: IG: https://www.instagram.com/getchogrindup/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GetChoGrindUp Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justindzuynguyen/
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January 18, 2019
Ep. 26: Leave Your Legacy with Dan Mejia
 Daniel Mejia is the founder of Aroma necklaces as well as an online business consultant and entrepreneur. I had the chance to meet Dan a couple months ago at a dinner and he instantly caught my attention because we were all talking and Dan would ask us very probing questions and just required me to think deeper than anyone had pushed me to in the past. In this episode, Dan talks about how Tai Lopez influenced him to start his own online business, how he succeeded and how that turned into him teaching others how to sell successfully online. Dan talks about the mission of Aroma Necklaces helping children in his home country of Guatemala receive education. Legacy is a theme that Dan talks about a lot in this episode and I dive deeper into that with him in this episode, we talk about fear and how to overcome those fears to accomplish your goals. We cover a lot in this episode and Dan shares so much good information for you in this episode so be sure to listen to the full interview. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast. Follow Dan @danmejia_ or @aromanecklaces Check out my new website! - www.emergingpodcast.com
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January 11, 2019
Ep. 24: Solo Episode #2
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 23: The Master of Human Connection with Brittany Wittholt
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 22: The Power of A Team with Beyond 360
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 21: Learn to Sell From Shark Tank Contestant Michelle Weinstein
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 20: Develop a Strong Work Ethic with Asia Dang
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 19: Discover Your Purpose with Casey Field
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 18: The Business of Real Estate and Why It's So Important with Scott Carson
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 17: Solo Episode #1
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December 22, 2018
Ep. 16: Connecting Authentically with Dawn Keegan
Dawn Keegan is the Founder and CEO of Verimour, a social networking platform designed to connect you with REAL people, not fake profiles. In this episode, Dawn talks about how from a young age she was very empathetic towards others and would do anything to make them smile, she talks about her time in the Marine Corps and how Verimour helps veterans connect with other veterans after their time in the military. Dawn really has a heart of gold and you can hear how passionate she is about helping others. Be sure to listen to the full interview to hear Dawn’s whole story and the great things she is doing to help the community around her and beyond.
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December 21, 2018
Ep. 25: Books You Need to Read This Year with Daniel Botero
Here it is everyone, the last episode of 2018! Thank you all for joining me for the beginning of this journey the second half of 2018, I'm so ready to make 2019 amazing and I hope you'll join me! In this episode, I sit down with my good friend and mentor, Daniel Botero who runs the Mastering College Podcast. Throughout the episode we talk about many of the books we've both read and why you should as well. Also, Daniel has read over 300 books so he talks about a lot of the books I haven't even had a chance to read yet! On this list are classics like Think and Grow Rich, Rich Dad Poor Dad, 12 Week Year and more! Be sure to check out Daniel's podcast, Mastering College: A Guide to Landing Your Dream Job! Don't waste another year not maximizing your potential! Pick up your first book of the year free on me at the link below! www.audibletrial.com/emerge
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December 21, 2018
Ep. 15: Gaining Clarity and Finding Your Purpose with Thomas Waterman
Thomas Waterman is the co founder of Purpose Pioneers, an organization focused on transforming purpose driven coaches businesses by helping them gain clarity on their purpose to help increase their impact and profit. In this episode, Thomas talks about how he learned to connect with his purpose from a very young age, how finding clarity is the number one thing you need to do before anything else and how you can find clarity in your own life, and the things you can do to help you find your purpose. That literally just scratches the surface you guys, this was my longest interview yet but it honestly felt like 10 minutes went by. Whatever you do, make it all the way through this episode, find a way to make it happen I promise you won't regret it! Connect with Thomas on Instagram @thethomaswaterman and @purposepioneers on instagram and facebook. Go to Purpose Pioneers website www.purposepioneers.com. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Als
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September 28, 2018
Ep. 14: A True Heart for the Homeless with Elena Pham
Welcome back to Emerging Entrepreneurs, in this episode I had the pleasure of interviewing my good friend, Elena Pham. Elena is the President of the University of Central Florida chapter Hearts for the Homeless and also helped start a new chapter at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Hearts for the Homeless is an organization that gives free blood screenings to the homeless as well as other health services. In this episode, Elena talks about what led her to the organization and how she eventually transitioned into becoming President. Also, Elena shares some of the misconceptions the majority of people have about the homeless population. Doing this interview with Elena really opened my eyes as she states some statistics in the episode that made me a bit uneasy. I've known Elena since the beginning of college back in 2015 and to see where she is now makes me really proud to call her a good friend of mine. I'm extremely excited for her as she seems to have found her passion in
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September 21, 2018
Ep. 13: The Power of Creating Meaningful Experiences with Brent Henderson
Brent Henderson is the Founder and CEO of PartyTutor, a social app designed to bring college students together through experiences while saving them money. I actually use this app myself which is how I found out about Brent and I've saved over $100 by using his app. In this episode, Brent talks about the one book he read while in college that changed his life and sparked his entrepreneurial spirit. He also talks about how he came up with the idea for PartyTutor and how different the app was 7 years ago when he started. He also talks about the future of the business and how he plans to transition it into a city wide app rather than just students. Brent really stresses how important social experiences are to him and how its his personal mission to connect people. We talk about all of this and more so make sure to stick around for the whole episode as Brent has a lot of great wisdom. Connect with Brent on social media @brenthenderson_ and Party Tutor @ucf_partytutor.
35:53
September 14, 2018
Ep. 12: Using Augmented Reality to Enhance People's Lives with Joe Fernandez
Joe Fernandez is the Chief Operations Officer for Launchable, an Orlando based technology company that creates augmented reality solutions for it's clients. Joe actually showed me a short demo of some of the capabilities of the app and I was blown away! Regular pictures are transformed into moving animated images through his app and it's like nothing I've ever seen before. In this episode, Joe talks about how he became an entrepreneur at a very young age by starting his own car wash company. Also, Joe talks about how pursuing leadership roles while he attended college helped him put himself out there. Joe talks about how an opportunity in the tech space is what ultimately led him to begin his journey with Launchable. We also dive into Joe's personal journey as an entrepreneur and so much more in this episode so don't go anywhere.
38:40
September 7, 2018
Ep. 11: Take the leap and find the right people with Kaitlyn Study
Kaitlyn Study is the founder of South Street and Co. a marketing agency based here in Orlando, Florida. In this episode, Kaitlyn talks about her journey in marketing and how it led her to opening her own company. Kaitlyn took a leap of faith when starting her journey as an entrepreneur and for her, there was no turning back. She shares a great story about questioning herself and whether she should continue her company and the day she got a sign and knew that this was the path she was destined to take. Kaitlyn also talks a lot about the importance of the people you surround yourself with, whether it be in business or in your own personal life. Kaitlyn is one of the most positive people I've met, she always has a smile on her face and I really enjoyed doing this interview with her. I hope you all hear how passionate she is about what she does in this interview. Go follow Kaitlyn on instagram @marketinggal_ and @southstreet_co.
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August 31, 2018
Ep. 10: Doglando and the 8 Spheres of Canine Enrichment with Teena Patel
Teena Patel is the founder of Doglando, a canine enrichment center here in Orlando, FL. Doglando is backed by Teena's 15 years of research about canines in captivity and focuses on enriching the lives of dogs who come here week after week. In this episode Teena talks more about Doglando and what they do. Also, Teena talks about her research and how she developed what she calls the 8 spheres of canine enrichment which is the basis for how the dogs are trained. I had the chance to tour the facilities when I met Teena and it was incredible! They don't put dogs in crates like they do at daycares or any of the places you may see. It is extremely unique to see how dogs behave in their natural environment. If you have a dog or just love dogs like me, listen all the way to the end. Be sure to check out Doglando on social media @doglando and on the internet at doglando.com. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexentoMusic promoted by Audio Library h
43:43
August 24, 2018
Ep. 9: Finding a need and being your authentic self with Justin Buzzi
Justin Buzzi is the founder and CEO of Get Up and Go Kayaking, a local kayaking company here in Central Florida that hosts a variety of kayak tours everyday in clear kayak's. In this episode, Justin talks about how he found a need for many people who just wanted to be outdoors and how he started the business in a week and a half and is now franchising the business. We also dive into why being your true self is the key to success. Justin also talks about his passion for hip hop music and how he used that as an outlet from a young age. I had the pleasure of talking to Justin for a while after we recorded this interview about his music career so I'll make sure to share a link so you can check out some of his music, you will definitely want to hear it. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram at emergingentrepreneurspodcast.
32:52
August 17, 2018
Ep. 8: Sacrifice to pursue your passion with Lafayette Britto
Lafayette Britto is a photographer in Orlando who specializes in professional headshots as well as real estate photography. In this episode, Lafa talks about his passion for photography and how that passion turned into his full time job. Also, Lafa talks about some of the sacrifices he has had to make in order to pursue this passion of his full time. We didn't talk about this in the interview but I just have to say it because I'm so proud of him for it. Since late last year, Lafa has been grinding in the gym day in and day out and has lost over 75 pounds and has a goal of losing 125 by the end of the year. Make sure to go follow Lafa on Instagram @thatdudelafa and follow @lafayettebritto for his professional work. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast
16:51
August 10, 2018
Ep. 7: What you should know before starting your business and staying true to yourself with James Carbary
James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media which is a podcast agency that helps B2B companies start their own podcast. James also hosts his own podcast B2B Growth where he interviews different leaders in the space. In this episode we dive into how James created his business and the things he wish he knew before starting. We also talk about the how important it is to have supportive friends and family by your side no matter what you do. I also had the pleasure of asking James a bit about his interviews with entrepreneurs such as Simon Sinek and Gary Vaynerchuk so don't go anywhere. Please leave a review and subscribe on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. Also, please go follow us on facebook and instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast.
36:53
August 3, 2018
Ep. 6: How an escape turned into a full time business with Ripped Body Era
Ripped Body Era is an active lifestyle brand founded by 2 gentleman from Gainesville, FL by the names of Jeremy Watford and Kyle Quinn. Their journey began unexpectedly in 2014 when their daily workouts piqued an interest with friends and followers on social media. In this episode they dive in to how two childhood friends have grown their social media account from nothing to over 20,000 followers in just a few years. Also in this episode they dive into the importance of staying active in your everyday lifestyle. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @emergingentrepreneurspodcast. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexentoMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU Tobu - Colors [NCS Release] https://youtu.be/MEJCwccKWG0http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficialMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/PQC7VaL7xlc
30:59
July 27, 2018
Ep. 5: Connection, Presence, and the Power of Holistic Medicine with Dr. Brooke Stuart
Dr. Brooke Stuart is the founder of Let Go and Grow, a online 6 week holistic foundations program based on a unique combination of holistic counseling and functional medicine. In this episode, Brooke speaks about her experiences in her youth that shaped her and lead to the moment she knew she wanted to create the program. She preaches the importance of connecting with yourself and how important the fundamentals are in terms of your well being. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexentoMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU Tobu - Colors [NCS Release] https://youtu.be/MEJCwccKWG0http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficialMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/PQC7VaL7xlc
40:02
July 20, 2018
Episode 4 - Wednesday Hugus
Wednesday Hugus is the Program Leader for Foster Friends of Central Florida which focuses on providing volunteers for different activities at the foster children homes and in the community. In this episode, Wednesday talks about her connection with the organization iPrevail and how Foster Friends of Central Florida began. Wednesday is also a pharmaceutical sales rep with 20 years of experience under her belt. Please go follow us on facebook and instagram at emergingentrepreneurspodcast . Also, please leave a review on iTunes and share the podcast with your friends. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexentoMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU
22:53
July 13, 2018
Episode 3 - Karim Bhuiyan
Karim Bhuiyan is a 28 year old entrepreneur who owns an Anytime Fitness franchise in Ocoee, FL. His entrepreneurial spirit was passed down to him by his father with the idea that he may one day run the family business, but after a life altering event he now navigates his own path to success through his passion of helping others live a better life. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexentohttps://soundcloud.com/vexentoMusic promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU
36:54
July 6, 2018
Episode 2 - Daniel Botero
28 year old Daniel Botero is a entrepreneur through and through. Daniel was born in Colombia and moved to the United States when he was only 8 years old with his mother and 2 suitcases in hopes of finding the American Dream. Daniel's entrepreneurial spirit flourished at a young age when he began selling shirts and shoes to his classmates from his school locker. Daniel currently is developing his personal brand and business where he helps college students find and land their dream job.  We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexento https://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU
30:17
June 29, 2018
Episode 1 - Sam Tarell
Episode 1 is finally here! Thank you for tuning in, here's a little bit about today's guest:Sam Tarell is 24 year old CEO of two purpose driven businesses. He personally oversees over 100 staff members nation wide and thousands of clients every year. Sam overcame homelessness as a child and built his company Hoop Brothers into a national brand without any funding. His story is one of self-rejection, fear, failure and through all of that eventually love. Sam is now a professional speaker and business coach while running his two companies. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexento https://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU
28:53
June 22, 2018
Pilot Episode
Today's episode covers why I created this podcast and what you can expect from it. Also, provided in the podcast is where you can find my page on social media. Thanks for listening. We Are One by Vexento https://www.youtube.com/user/Vexento https://soundcloud.com/vexento Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/Ssvu2yncgWU
08:28
June 5, 2018
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