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From 34% Body Fat to 11% and The Underdog Mentality with Henry Duncan
Henry Duncan is a contributing writer at Joker Mag.  In our conversation, Henry shares his deeply personal journey from 34% body fat to 11%, battling depression, and how the underdog mentality continues to shape his life. SHOW NOTES [7:27] Harsh truths about the underdog mentality [12:12] Battling depression and transforming his life [19:35] How to dig yourself out of dark times [25:05] The compound effect of a focused vision Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: https://jokermag.com/newsletter/ Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
35:48
October 16, 2019
Igniting Your Brand with Firestarter CEO Frances Reimers
Frances Reimers is the CEO of Firestarter, a personal branding firm based in Alexandria, Virginia.  Every day, Frances helps athletes, coaches, and sports executives across the nation to develop, manage, enhance, and protect a key professional asset: their personal brands. SHOW NOTES [3:27] What is a personal brand? [10:22] Leaving a six-figure job to launch Firestarter [16:27] Early challenges and road blocks [27:30] How to keep your ego in check [39:09] 3 tips for building your side hustle while working full-time Firestarter website: http://www.yourfirestarter.com/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: https://jokermag.com/newsletter/ Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
45:59
October 2, 2019
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01:11
September 25, 2019
The NFL Playbook to Winning (in Life & Business) with Shawn Harper
Shawn Harper is a former NFL offensive lineman who played a total of seven seasons with the Rams, Colts, Oilers, and NFL Europe.  He's also the CEO of a multi-million-dollar security services firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. But before he was blocking pass-rushers on an NFL field, Shawn was just a kid with a dream.  In fact, he barely started in high school sports and played a total of one play his entire first year of junior college. SHOW NOTES [3:01] No ordinary childhood [9:05] The NFL mindset shift [13:10] What separates an average player from a superstar? [20:16] Remembering NFL Europe [26:07] Transitioning from football to business [33:45] Two principles for winning in life Download Shawn’s new book, The Winning Edge for FREE: https://shawnharper.co/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
37:43
September 19, 2019
Escaping Gang Life & Transcending The Past with Raymond Power
Raymond Power is an actor and writer.  He's appeared in eight films and is also a college student with several honors under his belt, including the 2019 DREAM Scholar Award. As a teenager, he joined a gang and served time in prison after getting shot four times.  After his release, he started a family which helped him find a new purpose. SHOW NOTES [5:40] Getting shot 4 times [8:17] Out of prison and changing for the better [13:00] What drew you to acting? [17:47] How to stay positive in tough times [20:47] The making of the series Give Me Shelter, based on Raymond's life Give Me Shelter: https://www.shelterproject.co/ Raymond Power IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm10491405/ Connect with Raymond Power on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raymond.powerromero Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
23:21
September 12, 2019
Hosting a Podcast Celebrating Underdogs & Role Players with Tim Flattery
Tim Flattery is the host of The Moonlight Graham Show, a podcast celebrating the role player, underdog, and the great stories in sports. With 116 episodes and counting, the aptly named show features guests ranging from a Paralympic gold medalist to an NFL long-snapper to the PCL Pitcher of the Year. SHOW NOTES [3:10] How he played a real baseball game on the Field of Dreams [5:35] Why Iowans feel like underdogs [8:00] Landing prolific guests [13:03] Three things to consider before starting a podcast [16:17] Tim's favorite sports underdog story of all-time [20:00] The worst advice you'll hear about podcasting The Moonlight Graham Show: https://www.moonlightgrahamshow.com/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
24:41
September 4, 2019
Papa Joe DeMaio is a Vietnam Veteran Living His Dream as a Musician
Papa Joe DeMaio is a singer, songwriter, actor, and speaker. A Vietnam veteran, he's battled PTSD and addiction on the way to living his dream. Joe and has toured with the likes of Eddie Money, Pat Travers, Randy Jackson (Zebra), and many other legendary musicians. Today, he's the lead singer of his band, The Papa Joe Show. SHOW NOTES [3:45] What it's like having your dreams squashed at a young age [5:55] Returning home from Vietnam [8:40] The night that changed everything — coming back to music after a 27-year hiatus [15:16] The perils of being a singer with COPD and a guitarist with arthritis [19:00] Joe's piece of advice you need to hear Connect with Papa Joe DeMaio: https://www.facebook.com/Papa-Joe-DeMaio-singersongwriteractor-speaker-521246521620687/ The Papa Joe Show: https://www.facebook.com/thepapajoeshow/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
22:01
August 28, 2019
Selling Everything & Moving to Hollywood with Kevin Caliber
Kevin Caliber is a Hollywood actor, filmmaker, and fitness model.  A Marine veteran, Kevin is known for his work on the Hulu series Future Man as well as Supergirl and The Haves and the Have Nots. Since taking the leap of faith and moving to Hollywood at 30-years-old, Kevin has accumulated over 75 acting credits, 15 as a producer, and has worked with the likes of Seth Rogen and Tyler Perry. SHOW NOTES [5:27] Kevin's current project about a video game character come to life [9:00] How he turned his "pie in the sky" dream into a reality [18:45] Moving from a 5-bedroom house to a 1-bedroom LA apartment and diving into a new, risky career [28:14] The average amount of auditions an actor needs to go on to book ONE role [30:27] The funny story of how he landed his biggest role [37:10] How he built his physique Follow Kevin Caliber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevincaliber/ Check out 16 Bits on Indiegogo: http://igg.me/at/16bits/x/1365036 Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
52:18
August 21, 2019
From Homeless Teen to Young Australian of The Year with Zack Bryers
Zack Bryers has been a homeless teenager, a soldier in Afghanistan, and a football player for Australia in the IFAF World Championship in Canton, Ohio. In 2018, he was named ACT Young Australian of the Year for his work with at-risk youth. Today, he's helping small businesses grow and leave a lasting legacy. SHOW NOTES [5:25] A near-deadly scuffle [10:10] Out of school and onto the streets [14:30] What Afghanistan was really like [20:15] How he made the Australian national team in 17 months [31:22] The secret power of being undervalued Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
34:53
August 15, 2019
Taking Over Las Vegas with VIP Host Manny Kess
Manny Kess is the founder & CEO of The Kess Group, a full service concierge company based out of Las Vegas. His clientele includes A-List celebrities and superstar athletes such as Odell Beckham Jr., Von Miller, Jarvis Landry, Travis Kelce, Stefon Diggs, Kevin Durant, and many more. SHOW NOTES [3:38] How often Manny sees his NFL friends [5:41] Why he chose the Naval Academy over 60 full-ride scholarship offers [8:06] Opening his first restaurant at 21-years-old [15:30] How Las Vegas got on Manny's radar [29:03] Co-producing the $50K Charity Challenge with Floyd Mayweather & Rob Gronkowski [32:27] Crazy client requests Check out The Kess Group: http://thekessgroup.com/ Follow Manny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mannykess/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
40:29
August 8, 2019
Building an International Sports Agency with Brittany Gilman
Brittany Gilman spent the better part of her early life as an athlete.  From skiing at 2-years-old, to snowboarding professionally, to strength training, she was always driven to be the best. But after an internship turned out to be a waste of time, Brittany decided -- right then and there -- to launch her own sports agency. It wasn't easy, and she learned as she went along. But soon, all the hard work paid off.  Now, more than ten years later, BG Sports Enterprises is an international brand development agency that has worked with the likes of Roman Harper, Ezekiel Elliott, Jermon Bushrod, Antoine Bethea, and many others. SHOW NOTES [6:54] A skier's way of rebelling [10:20] Why peanut M&M's may be the secret to mastering your mind [15:37] Going pro post-grad in the mecca of snowboarding [25:10] The early days of BG Sports [36:49] Is HBO's Ballers accurate? [41:10] Advice for those who haven't yet found their purpose Follow Brittany on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BGSport BG Sports Enterprises official website: http://www.bgseinc.com/ Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter to get the top underdog stories in your inbox every Tuesday! Music provided by TYSHii & A.N.T.
47:48
July 25, 2019
Persevere Past Your Paralysis with Dr. James Perdue
James Perdue always dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player.  He had the attitude of being invincible and that nothing could stop him. Going to college on a baseball scholarship, the dream felt closer than ever.  But just two weeks in, everything changed in a game of pick-up football.  After scoring a touchdown, James took a late hit that instantly made him a quadriplegic. While the adjustment was difficult at first, James set his sights on a new dream: to inspire others to overcome their own struggles.  Today, Dr. James Perdue is known as "The Professor of Perseverance", a renowned speaker and author. SHOW NOTES [5:32] "It was like I was begging for something to happen to me" [8:23] The day of the injury [14:43] Adjusting to a new way of life [19:38] The 3 P's of Perseverance  [26:06] How to get past your self-doubt You can find out more about James on his website: https://professorofperseverance.com/ Check out his YouTube channel for more inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/c/ProfessorofPerseverance Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
34:51
July 17, 2019
Comeback From a Heart Attack with Comedian & Actor Brian T Shirley
Brian T Shirley is a comedian and actor who's toured the US, Canada, Japan, and The Bahamas for over 25 years.  As an actor, he's appeared in various short films, commercials, music videos, and even series on Amazon and Netflix! But on September 11th of 2018, everything came to a screeching halt.  That’s when Brian suffered a near-fatal heart attack and underwent quadruple bypass surgery. Today, Brian is on his "Comeback From a Heart Attack" tour, armed with a new outlook on life. SHOW NOTES [2:45] The one thing you need to make it as a comedian [11:30] What it's like working on a movie set [15:24] First-person perspective of a heart attack survivor [22:53] "I almost cried...it's one of the biggest things I've ever been a part of" [31:42] How to survive the stresses of working for yourself Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
38:45
July 11, 2019
Overcoming My Fear of Stuttering with LeRon L. Barton
LeRon L. Barton has been a life long stutterer who was teased, afraid to speak, and often stayed silent in social situations. Refusing to let his speech impediment stop him from living his life, LeRon turned it into energy that's allowed him to appear on over 50 podcasts, become a guest on Al Jazeera, and speak at TEDxWilsonPark. He is living proof that you can overcome obstacles and meet your goals. SHOW NOTES [2:20] Early years, communication, and confidence [6:55] Kobe Bryant and why you need to fail [10:30] Dating and why people don't care as much as you think they do [15:25] Advice for facing your fears Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
23:55
July 4, 2019
28 Years of Surgeries & 2 Visits to Heaven with Jeanne Enstad
I can’t even begin to imagine going through what Jeanne Enstad has: 28 years of major surgeries, 4 open hearts, cancer twice, gangrene in both her legs, a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler, and 2 visits to heaven. By the end of it, she came out with $290,000 in medical bills and a new lease on life. Her first book, “A Journey of Hope to Heaven and Back” has been adapted into a Hollywood screenplay.  Despite all she’s been through, Jeanne has kept a positive, upbeat attitude and is striving to help others view life in a different light. SHOW NOTES [5:20] The one telltale sign of a true workaholic [12:01] What it was like coming back from heaven [18:08] A head-on collision and second visit to heaven [25:00] How Jeanne overcomes every challenge [31:58] A life-saving trip to Walmart Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
38:04
June 27, 2019
Jim "The Rookie" Morris on Living Your Dreams
In just three months, 35-year-old Jim Morris went from high school science teacher to flame-throwing major league pitcher.  He captured the hearts of the nation when Disney turned his story into the feature film, "The Rookie", starring Dennis Quaid. Jim Morris never gave up on his dream.  And today, speaking in arenas across the globe, he's showing others how to do the same. SHOW NOTES [5:00] Why Jim Morris gave up on baseball at 24 [7:37] The famous bet that led him back to pursuing his MLB dream [12:16] "No one would even play catch with me" - The story of the try-out [16:14] Fielding movie offers while pitching in AAA [19:08] Jim's biggest piece of advice for young athletes Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
23:08
June 20, 2019
Inverted Leadership & The Art of Confident Humility with Joel Hawbaker
Joel Hawbaker is a professional speaker, award-winning teacher, and 3x Amazon best-selling author. Standing at just 5'3", he's fought an uphill battle to prove himself his whole life.  From youth sports all the way to college athletics, he's shown that size isn't everything. These days, Joel is living his passion, teaching students of all ages about leadership and what he calls "confident humility". SHOW NOTES [4:25] From studying to become a lawyer to becoming a teacher and coach [10:27] How to become a professional speaker [15:20] The challenges of writing a full-length book [18:00] Why you NEED to read [22:25] What "confident humility" really means Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
28:55
June 13, 2019
From Overweight to Top-5 Triathlon Finisher with Ian Harding
Ian Harding was overweight for most of his young life. Constantly picked on, made fun of, and picked last for team sports, he finally decided to make a change when he was about to graduate college. So he registered for a triathlon while weighing over 300 pounds and not having his own bike. Then, exactly one year later, he raced in that triathlon 100 pounds lighter.  Everyone said it couldn't be done.  And Ian proved all of them wrong, finishing 5th in his age group. SHOW NOTES [5:17] A really dark time in Ian's life [9:52] How one text message changed everything [14:12] Facing a hater and the details of race day [20:31] What "do it for yourself" means [27:48] How to dig yourself out of dark times Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
32:07
June 6, 2019
Weathering The Storm & Crushing It with Owais Raza
When he was just 12-years-old, Owais Raza's father abandoned his family, leaving them in a financial crisis.  Too young to get jobs, Owais and his brother turned to the internet. Over the next four years, they figured out how to make money online to support their family.  Then, at 16-years-old, Owais found himself in another dilemma -- no one took him seriously enough to pay for his services. So he spent the next year writing his book "The Social Media Specialist" to gain credibility in his community.  After a successful launch, he started Mysterious Media, an Instagram marketing agency he still runs to this day. SHOW NOTES [4:40] How to become an authority in your community [9:35] An important message for young entrepreneurs [14:55] The one thing stopping you from starting your business [18:17] Why struggle should light a fire under you [22:56] Taking emotion out of your actions Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
28:15
May 29, 2019
From Failed Carnival Owner to "The Blind Blogger" with Maxwell Ivey
Maxwell Ivey was born into a carnival family.  As a kid, he helped out with everything he could.  Problem was, his vision was starting to go. By the time he was a young adult, he was totally blind. In our conversation, Max tells the story of his transformation from "morbidly obese failed carnival owner to a respected amusement equipment broker" in the best shape of his life. Known as "The Blind Blogger", he's always up for new challenges and opportunities.  With three published books, his own podcast, and blog, he's trying to help others find the courage to the same. SHOW NOTES [8:00] Max's fatal mistake that could be "argued over by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder" [12:53] How he went from 512 lbs to a 250-pound "lean mean machine" [16:23] Detailing the daunting task of writing a book [24:33] 3 key pieces of advice you need to hear [29:01] How to build the habit of seeing the positive in every situation Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
34:24
May 23, 2019
Tackling a Triathlon with No Experience & Overcoming a Whirlwind of Obstacles with Josh Muskin
When Josh Muskin graduated college, he lost a sense of purpose.  As a lifelong athlete, he felt as if he had nothing left to train for.  His competitive nature went away. Then, in the fall of 2017, he came across a Facebook post of a friend crossing the finish line at Ironman Canada.  And it lit a fire under Josh. He decided right then and there that he was going to do a triathlon -- that's a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and a marathon all done back-to-back in the same day. Problem was, he had no experience doing any of those things. So how did Josh prepare himself in just 337 days?  And how did he handle all the obstacles that popped up along the way? SHOW NOTES [4:00] Josh's spark of inspiration to do an Ironman  [9:10] The intense training process and obstacles that disrupted it [15:09] His mindset leading up to race day [19:21] A treacherous bike ride on an open highway [29:26] Why it's important to keep setting goals in life Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
34:39
May 16, 2019
Building a Booming Fantasy Football Brand with CEO of Fantasy Couch Huseyin “The Brain” Aksu
Growing up in a small California town, Huseyin Aksu always had the entrepreneurial spirit. In middle school, he started selling everything from Star Wars trading cards to song lyrics (this was the pre-iPhone era). After working for his college newspaper, Huseyin decided to start doing a fantasy football segment. That idea quickly turned into Fantasy Couch, the largest independent fantasy sports site in the world. Now, ten years later, he’s dishing out fantasy football advice for a living.  Here's how he did it. SHOW NOTES  [4:12] The industry Huseyin thinks is worst to get into [11:44] Where the chip on his shoulder comes from [16:55] How Fantasy Couch started and grew over time [20:20] The one thing that saved Fantasy Couch from calling it a quits [31:36] Exactly what drives Huseyin to be great [46:09] How to succeed when you're about to give up Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
55:19
May 9, 2019
Bouncing Back From a Near-Death Experience with Professional Arena Football QB Collin Saring (Pt. 2)
After coming out of a coma, Collin Saring had to re-learn how to walk, talk, and go to the bathroom on his own.  When doctors released him from the hospital, his mind state was equivalent to that of a 12-year-old boy.  By the time he felt back to normal, his life came crashing down on him again.  Clinically depressed and weighing 305 pounds, he knew he had to dig deep to make a change. But Collin Saring overcame it all and soon found himself signing his first professional football contract. SHOW NOTES [2:54] A scene from Adam Sandler's Big Daddy in real life [7:15] Returning to college football and Collin's only regret [10:58] Depression, weight gain, and digging deep to get out of a year-long rut [16:05] From never playing football again to getting back on the gridiron [25:34] Running full speed into a 6'7" 320 lb former NFL offensive lineman [35:01] How he landed a contract with the Gulf Coast Fire Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
43:47
April 25, 2019
The True Meaning of Resilience with Professional Arena Football QB Collin Saring (Pt. 1)
One summer night after his sophomore year of college, Collin Saring's life changed forever.  He spent two and half months in the hospital with a brain infection and was in a coma for two weeks. When he finally came out of it, his mind had regressed to the state of a child.  He needed to re-learn everything -- how to walk, how to talk, and how to go to the bathroom on his own. Today, Collin Saring is a professional arena football quarterback for the Gulf Coast Fire.  This is his story. SHOW NOTES [4:01] Why Collin Saring's football career didn't start until 7th grade[ [10:55] Taking advantage of a career-changing opportunity [14:17] What it was like being teammates (and rivals) with future NFL players [21:05] A late start to the recruiting process and how mental toughness carries you through adversity [32:45] Sticking around to train through the summer and the night that changed everything Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
41:40
April 18, 2019
Realities of Professional Baseball with Creator of The Wave Method Dan Lazzaroni
Dan Lazzaroni a former professional pitcher who endured a rollercoaster of ups and downs throughout his career. He spent time bouncing around the indy leagues before signing a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres.  After rising through the ranks, all the way up to Triple-A, a shoulder injury threw his career off the rails. With his dream all but over, Dan had a revelation. He calls it The Wave Method, describing it as "a technique and discipline of how to use the body to properly release a baseball while utilizing the energy within and around oneself to produce maximum efficiency, consistency and velocity." SHOW NOTES [7:57] Dealing with an uncertain future while pursuing a lifelong dream. [9:48] Exactly where Dan's inner belief comes from. [11:09] How Dan landed his first pro contract and the mind-boggling whirlwind that immediately followed. [18:25] What it was like to be traded, lied to, released, and picked up by an affiliated team over the span of 24 hours. [24:21] The many reasons why minor league numbers don't always tell the whole story. [29:14] Processing the realities of a career-ending injury. [35:11] Finding a new purpose in life and the beginnings of The Wave Method. [43:07] The goal of The Wave Method and why it's 100% free. [50:33] Dan Lazzaroni's biggest piece of advice for those dealing with adversity in life. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
54:13
March 27, 2019
The “Graveyard Mentality” & Being a Leader with Penn State Assistant Baseball Coach André Butler
André Butler went from being barely recruited to a Division 3 school, to being an assistant coach on one of the top Division 1 baseball programs in the country. Coach Butler started a movement at Penn State called the "Graveyard Mentality".  He describes his outfield as "a place where the hopes of base hits are laid to rest". The "Graveyard" has helped to not only energize his players but is also a huge reason that the team is off to such a hot start this season. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
27:16
March 21, 2019
Behind The Scenes of a Professional Sports Reporter with Manny Espinal
Manny Espinal is a Major League Baseball reporter for Big Sports Bulletin and Canal America, a news station in the Dominican Republic. Based out of New York, Manny spends a lot of time at both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field throughout the season interviewing players. In our conversation, Manny gives us a behind-the-scenes look into the life of a professional sports reporter. You can follow Manny on Twitter @_Manny95 Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
28:35
February 22, 2019
How to Build a Career in Sports with Director of MLB at LW Branding Matt Morrison
Matt Morrison put in serious work before finding his home at LW Branding, a boutique branding and marketing agency working with professional athletes such as Kirk Cousins, Matt Carpenter, Brent Suter, and more. His insane work ethic and genuine nature is a reason he's been able to get to where he is today. In this episode, Matt tells his story and provides insights on how to build a career in the sports industry. Check out LW Branding at LWBranding.com Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
24:22
February 15, 2019
Appreciating Life After a Near-Death Experience with Former Professional Goalkeeper Jesse Bradley
Jesse Bradley is a former professional goalkeeper who played in Africa and Scotland. He’s also a radio host, podcaster, author, and pastor at Grace Community Church in Auburn, Washington. Since he was 3-years-old, Jesse's mission was to be a professional athlete. He played three sports in high school and was a goalkeeper at Dartmouth where he won two Ivy League championships. While Jesse was playing professional soccer in Zimbabwe, he was prescribed a drug called Lariam to protect against malaria. The controversial drug built up toxic levels in his system, forcing him out of the game and into a battle for his life.  Through those dark times, Jesse learned extremely valuable lessons that can help anyone dealing with adversity. You can find out more about Jesse at Exploring-Faith.com! Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
32:16
February 7, 2019
Breaking Through The Noise in The Music Industry with Rapper & Producer King Blitz
Before he won Lost Reality Music's $10K contest, King Blitz was grinding on the independent circuit. Through years of raw determination, passion, and unwavering self-belief, he broke through the noise and emerged as the label's new breakout artist. You can keep up with King Blitz at KingBlitzMusic.com Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
17:27
January 31, 2019
From Throwing 81 To 95 & The Post-College Transition with Writer & Coach Tanner Reklaitis
A few years ago, Tanner Reklaitis was a sophomore NAIA pitcher throwing 81 mph.  Then, one day, he decided he was tired of being average.  After a grinding away on the Driveline training program six or seven days a week for two years, he topped out at 95.9 mph, putting himself closer than ever to being a legitimate draft prospect. Today, he’s helping retired athletes transition into life after sports. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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January 22, 2019
Being Born Different with Writer & Motivational Speaker Corey Taylor
Corey Taylor was born with a severe facial deformity and has spent the last 30 years of his life inspiring others and showing them that you can overcome any obstacle put in front of you. This is a man who's been through a heck of a lot more than most people and has kept a positive attitude the entire way. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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January 15, 2019
Overcoming the Loss of a Parent & Making a Positive Impact with CEO of Athlete Nation Hunter Radenslaben
Athlete Nation started as a Twitter account in 2012, when Hunter Radenslaben was just 12-years-old. Heading into his freshman year of high school, Hunter lost his mother to cancer. It was during that time that he made the decision to create something bigger than himself. A place to share uplifting messages that would create a positive impact on the world around him. Today, Athlete Nation is a sports media company helping athletes, brands, and athletic programs share stories that matter. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
26:32
December 20, 2018
Why Average Is The Enemy with Coach Joe Hart
A year ago, Joe Hart decided to change his life for the better. After detoxing his social media and getting back in shape, he made the decision to start sharing his message with the world. That message? Average is the Enemy. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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December 13, 2018
Growing Confidence Through Hip-Hop with Rapper Anthony John
Quiet and shy growing up, Anthony John turned to music as an outlet. Through consistent hard work, his confidence grew over time. And it's taken him a long way. A short time ago, he won the Funk Flex freestyle contest. Today, he's an up-and-coming artist who's worked with the likes of established hip-hop heavyweights such as Cassidy and Mark Battles. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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December 7, 2018
Building a Sports Biz Publication with COO of Front Office Sports Russell Wilde
Russell Wilde joined the Front Office Sports team after founder Adam White posted in the University of Miami's Facebook group asking for some help with a new project. Since then, they've built their publication into an authority in the sports business industry. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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November 26, 2018
From College Dropout to Full-Time Online Entrepreneur with Nicolas Sebastian
Just a year ago, Nicolas Sebastian was playing Fortnite in his college dorm room. Now he makes a full-time income online. And he's made it his mission to help you do the same. It all starts with your mindset. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
29:04
November 13, 2018
Working In The Film Industry with Steadicam Operator Kat Kallergis
Chatting with New York-based Steadicam Operator, Kat Kallergis. From working at her father's restaurant to shooting the opening monologue of Saturday Night Live, Kat's pursuit of her dreams is filled with lessons we can all learn from. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
30:09
November 6, 2018
Building a Sports Media Platform with Jacolby Gilliam, Founder of 9INE POINT Magazine
Chatting with Jacolby Gilliam, a walk-on Division 1 athlete at Oklahoma who built his own sports media platform called 9INE POINT Magazine. It's an athlete-driven platform with the goal of inspiring athletes to achieve their version of greatness. Jacolby has found a way to overcome every obstacle put in front of him, and his journey will teach you how you can do the same. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
27:34
October 29, 2018
Writing For A Massive Magazine with Maxim Staff Writer Brandon Friederich
Chatting with Maxim Magazine staff writer and Billboard contributor Brandon Friederich. Hailing from a small town in Iowa, Brandon worked his way into a role with one of the most popular men's magazines in America. His never-say-die attitude will show you what it takes to reach your goals. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
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October 26, 2018
Motivating Others to Succeed with Jah’Fear Toler, Brand Builder & Motivational Speaker
Chatting with Jah’Fear Toler, a 19-year-old entrepreneur with a truly special outlook on life. Jah’Fear is an aspiring motivational speaker currently building a lifestyle brand in college. His infectious energy and positive spirit will undoubtedly inspire you to go for your dreams. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
38:20
October 22, 2018
Helping Up-and-Coming Artists Through Social Media Marketing with DJ Scher
Chatting with DJ Scher, an 18-year-old making serious moves on multiple fronts. DJ is a social media marketer, working closely with both established and up-and-coming artists in the music industry. He’s also a YouTuber and future college baseball player. His work ethic and mindset at his age is second to none. Listen in on our insightful conversation and learn lessons you can apply to your own life and business. Hustle & Motivate is brought to you by JokerMag.com, the home of the underdog. Subscribe to The Underdog Newsletter: bit.ly/UnderdogNewsletter Music by TYSHii & A.N.T.
30:52
October 16, 2018
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