Join me as I speak with Tom Olsen, President of Lobster Life Systems about being a risk taker - including risking literally everything he owned in order to own his own business. We go DEEP on the supermarket business and how he decided to make the transition from the corporate office to owning his own business.
Join me as I speak with Emily Adams of K9 Boot Camp about how she moved from California to New York at the age of 17 to chase her dream of being a musician and how a chance encounter with a dog walker set her on the path to entrepreneurship.
Season 2, Episode 3
Join me as I speak with music major turned IT Consultant and part time actor Nick Pascarella as we talk about how he transitioned throughout his career from rock and roll drummer to sales to eventually his own firm, and how his particular networking style helped him be successful.
Season 2, Episode 2 - Deuces are wild!
Join me for as I speak with Matt Grossman, head of Grossman Plumbing and Heating in Bergen County, New Jersey. Matt tells us how he combined his degree in Marketing from St. John's University with a family history of plumbing (4th generation!) to build a successful business - one customer and one Yelp review at a time. This one is for all the folks who succeed in businesses where they overcome the fact everyone's already "got a guy".
Season 2 premiere! Join me as I speak with leading immigration lawyer Harlan York of Harlan York and Associates in Newark, NJ. Naturally, we go deep on immigration, but also what it was like growing up with teachers turned entrepreneurs, and how they - and his experience in their retail store - shaped how he grows his legal practice. This is one you won't want to miss.
Season 1, Episode 6b - FINALE
Join me for the conclusion of my conversation with Brian Riback of Labrador Connect about being a contrarian troublemaker, the value of starting your career by working in retail, of living life without expectations, and why you shouldn’t call someone’s baby ugly.
Season 1, Episode 6 Two part Season Finale!
Join me as I speak with Brian Riback of Labrador Connect about being a contrarian troublemaker, the value of starting your career by working in retail, of living life without expectations, and why you shouldn’t call someone’s baby ugly.
Season 1, Episode 5
Join me as I speak with Lois Kramer-Perez of Mambo Feng Shui in Paramus, NJ about making the leap from fashion design to feng shui solopreneur, the power of ringing a bell, building a “mastermind” group to drive outcomes and accountability, and doing what you love.
Season 1, Episode 4
Join me as I speak with Karen Foote of Rebalance Reiki and Massage of Westwood, NJ about making the move from crying in the bathroom at her first job to accidentally starting her first business, and the power of being OK with sounding crazy.
Season 1, Episode 3
Join me as I speak with Shari Beagelman of Zen Family Yoga in Ramsey, NJ about her life as a rule breaker, her pre-yoga life in biotech public relations, and how she is using her memory of her high school days to help today's high schoolers declutter their brains and focus.
Season 1, Episode 2
Join me as I speak with Montclair, NJ Attorney Frank J. Materia about growing up in Italy, the transition from studying to be a doctor to studying the law, and the power of the realization that he is "borrowing his name from his family".
Season 1, Episode 1
Join me and my guest Dan Bitecola of Halpin Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home in Bloomfield, NJ as we discuss his journey to entrepreneurship and the details behind running a funeral home business.