The Bell Cast

The Bell Cast

By The Bell Cast
A Business podcast centered around our building at Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. The podcast is hosted by 3 members of the community. Kevin Liptak of Refresh Advertising, Lorenzo Araneo of Screaming Lunatic Brand Design and Mike Glaicar of TrueConnect. Together the 3 provide a Business Podcast along with inviting other business members within Bell Works.
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Bell Cast - Ep 27 - Move For Hunger Truck Pull Event at The Bell!
Episode 27 with Max Lowy of Lowy's Moving Services comes in to talk about the upcoming event here at Bell Works for the Move for Hunger Truck Pull on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 starting at 3:45 pm outside the main entrance! We talk to Max about his college days, the Lowy Moving company which is family owned for 95 years! We learn that Max's grandfather is probably the real all-star here! Max's journey from college to the corporate world and then coming back home to his family business. Information about the Bell Works Truck Pull can be found at bellworkstruckpull.com and check out moveforhunger.org Bell Works Truck Pull 2019 Lowy's Moving Service will host the Bell Works Truck Pull to benefit Move For Hunger at Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ on Thursday, September 12th. Teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time. Do you think you have what it takes?! At the end of the day, only one team will be dubbed Truck Pull Champion. Sign up your team today! Interested in being a sponsor? Click here or email Caitlin at caitlin@moveforhunger.org for more info on sponsorships.
36:36
August 20, 2019
Bell Cast - Ep26 - Stopit Solutions with Agatha Asch
We talk with @AgathaAsch of @StopitSolutions co-host of @RockstarPodcast. We cover all things #StopIt that creates anonymous communications through tech to assist in #bullying / #cyberbullying, #workplacehr, #lawenforcement and many other needs as they grow in both width and depth. Also covered are the secondary services provided by StopIt, how we all grew up differently as kids and how that relates to bullying, Aggie’s life before Stopit in Creative Agencies, diversity within a #CreativeAgency, hiring minority coaches within the NFL, Kevins marriage, Aggie’s husband, Pete, who hosts the #NYSE Podcast ( Inside The ICE House ), Aggie’s college career, moving across country, how to boil rice and Kevin’s use of the #BellWorks Laundry service! 
41:30
July 22, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 25 - Ultraviolet Agency
We updated the masses on the often asked about topic of Kevin’s marriage! We then meet Shannon and Jen from Ultraviolet where we talk not only business but Jen's master #BlackBelt in #Taekwondo, Shannon's experience with #BarMethod. We also talk movies from #HBO in the 80s, the journey of Shannon and Jen to where they are today and how they met as well as their early entry into #BellWorks! We also tackle the evolution from Marketing Rival to Ultraviolet, their client verticals within the world of #Architecture, #Designers, #Builders, #Flooring and more. We transition to everyone's choice of Drink, where the ladies went to college, the amazing Bell Works Fireworks and Lorenzo's ticket hustle. We also cover how Ultraviolet markets, where their clients are located and traveling to meet with them, the best way to communicate about your event to Ultraviolet and much more! Hope you enjoy!
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July 15, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 24 - Us, Facebook & Linkedin
Today we discuss what the members of The Bell Cast, us, do for business. Kevin’s work at Refresh #Advertising, Mike’s new service at True Connect. We talk about the new algorithm at #Linkedin, some of the nuances of the platform that could push Linkedin past #Facebook down the road. Then we tackle Facebook, the possible future of the giant platform, is it destined to fall off like #AOL did in the late #90s, the user behaviors and then we close out by talking about the Internet as a whole. Hope you enjoy!
30:14
July 8, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 23 - The Dog Cast Episode
Kevin is pumped because we recorded this in the afternoon and his energy shows it talking about what he is planning to do on his Wedding that has future wifey not happy. We try to do a #GTK of Kevin which quickly gets re-directed to talking about #Dogs as Lorenzo attempts to get him to cry. We then talk about a possibly monthly Animal adoption and #comfortdogs. We also discuss the #BeagleFreedomProject (BFP) that Lorenzo is involved with and his secret Fish Whisperer talent. Mike’s fish was named Derek. We close out with some other Podcasts we listen to weekly, hope you enjoy!
33:05
July 2, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 22 - The LVE Group w/ Mike & Dan
In Episode 22 we sit down with Mike and Dan of LVE Group and talk to the guys about their individual growth to where they are now. Mike a founder and managing director of The LVE Group and alumni of Maryland. Dan, a young prodigy learning from Mike and part of the LVE Group. We discuss wins and losses within the business world, investments and umbrellas as well! You can also watch the podcast on our YouTube Page! Guest: Scott and Todd from LVE Group The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
58:03
June 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 21 - OasisVRX with Scott & Todd
In Episode 21 we sit down with Scott and Todd of Oasis VRX! We talk about their journey to today's vision of Oasis VRX from when they met, their business partnership and going forward here at Bell Works. The guys explain the differences between AR, AI and VR and some amazing future services VR can not only bring for entertainment but for health and humanity. Lots of laughs and be sure to watch the podcast on our YouTube Page  for even more laughs! Guest: Scott and Todd from Oasis VRX The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
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June 17, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 20 - The Bar Method w/ Chrissy & Meghan
In Episode 20 we sit down with Chrissy & Meghan of The Bar Method in Bell Works and also in Shrewsbury, NJ. We talk all things Bar, Chrissy's journey to owning 2 Bar Method locations. We also talk about the programs that Bar Method offers, the efficiency of the programs for busy Moms, and how to overcome the intimidation factor of those considering to join a program like The Bar Method. Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms via The Bell Cast. Guest: The Bar Method Holmdel The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
52:17
June 11, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 19 - The Data Pros with Joe and Anthony
In Episode 19 we sit down with the Data Pros, Joe and Anthony. We discuss working in the cloud, managing IT for small and mid-size businesses, and their new pop-up location in the atrium here at Bell Works where they'll be doing everything playing FIFA with Red Bulls players to painting with the Microsoft Surface. Enjoy! Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Guest: The Data Pros with Anthony and Joe! The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
48:44
June 3, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 18 - Mezza Luna & Estrella Azul
Mike, Kevin and Lorenzo sit with Anthony & Melissa, owners of Bell Works own Mezza Luna and Estrella Azul. We talk about how both handle working together within a 20+ year Family business with several locations and working long hours within the restaurant industry. How they came across Bell Works and the process to opening up both locations. Their new ability to provide Online Ordering and Delivery now in Bell Works starting this week! Talking about Social Media, reviews with platforms like Yelp and other review platforms. Comparing Pizza, NY Style, Chicago Style Pizza and Pineapples!  Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Guest: Anthony & Melissa Imperiale | Mezza Luna & Estrella Azul The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
58:07
May 28, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 17 - Brian Sienkiewicz from Bell Works Fresh
Mike, Kevin and Lorenzo sit with Brian from Bell Works Fresh. Fresh Markets is New Jersey's largest Farmers & Makers Market. We discuss many topics, including, his journey from being a Bell Market  vendor to running the market, dealing with Trade Shows and vendor scheduling. We also talk about the new Bell Works Chicago, expanding Fresh Market, some new hires and Brian's time as a social worker with kids in teaching them life skills. Everyone talks about their experience taking a spin in the Teslas and Lorenzo's experience in Disney. Special Thanks to Agatha of StopIt and Will from Refresh Advertising for sitting in and catching some of the episode! Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Guest: Brian Sienkiewicz | BellWorksFresh.com The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
59:40
May 20, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 16 - Talking Hiring NJ Talent, VR & Company Culture
Mike & Kevin talk it out while Lorenzo hits up Disney for 8 days.  The boys talk about the evolution of the Bell Cast, hiring new employees as a small business, the bell works career fair, getting the job done with employees and interns, the progress of VR and its evolving use within small to large spaces. Mike and Kevin also discuss what is going within their own company growth.   Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
34:37
May 14, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 15 - Casey Destefano
Mike, Kevin and Lorenzo sit with Casey Destefano and discuss her time at Bell Works and William Paterson University, moving to Sweden, beginning her life in Film & Direction, meeting Martin Scorsese & Matt Damon, the interaction and decisions females go through in the work world, gender conversations. Mike talks about Canada and well some geography misconceptions. Casey's work with the #WWE as a script writer and her time in the ring and discuss motherhood, womanhood, feminism and  her latest venture with VenerationMe in coaching working moms going into the workplace. Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Guest: Casey Destefano | VenerationMe The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
1:01:47
May 7, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 14 - Vydia with Jenna Gaudio
Mike, Kevin and Lorenzo sit with Jenna Gaudio of Vydia and discuss many topics which include #SXSW, her start and journey to her current position at #Vydia, #ArtistRelationships, stereotypes at the workplace for a woman, taking a pay cut for the long game, her scare with a recent #bloodclot and all things #BellWorks and Life. Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
56:52
April 29, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 13 - Pricing & Doing Work for Your Family & Friends, Workflow Structure and more.
Mike and Lorenzo discuss many topics which include providing work for your family and friends, handling how to price them, getting feedback, working with clients within your structure for to streamline projects. We also discuss if New York City is still where you need to be to run a company. Why is New Jersey considered a bad location and its growth as a business hub with the growth of locations like Bell Works. Also who has the leverage when a client is behind on getting you information to complete a project. What's the advice Lorenzo gives for anyone starting in a Design Career as a Small Business. Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
41:03
April 22, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 12 - WorkWave - Kelly Gliatta
Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo sit down with Bell Works resident Kelly Gliatta of WorkWave. We discuss Mike's #ElevatorPitch. Lorenzo lays in the weeds when he gets guest info. With Kelly we discuss her journey to #WorkWave starting back in 1999. We also cover her Interview process, #resumes, #HumanResources, the culture at WorkWave, dealing with clients who are bit behind the times, expectations of new recruits and those free lunches for WorkWave employees! This and much more in a great 60 minute episode! Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. WorkWave The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
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April 15, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 11 - Monarch Benefit Advisors - John Marchetti
Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo sit down with Bell Works resident John Marchetti, owner of Monarch Benefit Advisors. We discuss his journey into the world of Small Business and Personal Insurance, his experience and first impression when he entered Bell Works. We also discuss his Social Media, client relationships and appointments, being resourceful to create content, his former DJ life, Top Golf with Clients and more! Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Monarch Benefit Advisors The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
57:26
April 9, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 10 - JGS Insurance with Alicia Ambrose
Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo sit down with Bell Works resident Alicia Ambrose who works as the Social Media and Marketing leader for JGS Insurance. We discuss her journey to arriving at JGS through school and life along with her experience at such companies as Liz Claiborne. Other topics covered include the ROI for Social Media, how to handle what freedoms you have to represent your company on Social, events at Bell Works and more. Watch Bell Cast videos of our podcasts on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. JGS Insurance The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
49:40
April 1, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 9 - Goals, Smelling the Roses, Work Life Balance & Sleep
Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo on their own for this episode. We discuss topics like getting a good night's sleep, CPAP machines and apnea in living a better life for better Business and Life balance. We also talk about Work Goals, Smelling the Roses, Work Life Balance and even touch on topics like VR Gaming, sports concussions and all the in between stuff like usual. Watch the video on our YouTube Page and listen everywhere on all of your podcast platforms. Website: The Bell Cast | YouTube Page Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
46:52
March 22, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 8 - Lauren Farrell - Fashion Designer
Episode 8 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo meet with a Bell Works "First". Lauren Farrell, fashion designer who is the first "pop-up" retail location at Bell Works.  A passion and love of innovation, fashion and sports, Lauren has created the perfect combination for the LFNY brand. Products are designed to offer quality, functionality and of course the expression of team spirit, loyalty and support in the most fashionable way. With Lauren, we discuss her journey from Lehigh Valley College to Gucci to her current life of a Fashion Designer.  Guest: Lauren Farrell Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
50:34
March 15, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 7 - Bell Works Resident David Calderwood of Euro Pacific
Episode 7 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. You can find us live on Instagram and YouTube every Friday at 11am. Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo meet with one of Bell Works original tenants, David Calderwood of Euro Pacific Digital Media. We discuss his migration from  his home in New Zealand to NYC to NJ. HIs career in Film and Digital Media. We also cover the topics of:  Digital Media, TV Platforms, the historical change of Film and Marketing Guest: David Calderwood Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
55:27
March 2, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 6 - Bell Works Resident Peter Dant Photography
Episode 6 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. You can find us live at Instagram.com/screaminlunatic every Friday at 11am. Kevin and Lorenzo meet with one of Bell Works original tenants, Peter Dant who is a seasoned Photographer and provides much more. We discuss Peter's view of the growth of Bell Works, his professional career as a photographer and more. Guest: Peter Dant Photography Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
34:53
February 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 5 - Raise Your Price
Episode 5 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. You can find us live at Instagram.com/screaminlunatic every Friday at 11am. Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo discuss: Where we are taking the Bell Cast future Podcasts That We Enjoy The Hip Trend of Marketing/Design Leaders Answering All Questions With "Just Raise Your Price" as a fix all solution Mike: True Connect Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development
37:40
February 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 4 - Bell Works Resident Avelient
Episode 4 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. You can find us live at Instagram.com/screaminlunatic every Friday at 11am. Kevin and Lorenzo welcome Bell Works resident, Mariano and Sam from Avelient and discuss: Where is Mike? Sam's (Seattle) impression of Bell Works Services Avelient provides New Jersey Aint So Bad After All Kevin and Sam's new Bromance Mariano & Sam: Avelient.co - marketing agency for the digital age solving business internet marketing problems with a spotlight on what makes your business unique. Kevin: Refresh Advertising Lorenzo: Screaming Lunatic Brand Development Mike: True Connect
29:26
February 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 3 - Participation Awards, New Bell Business & Reviews, The 23 & Me Conspiracy
Episode 3 of The Bell Cast from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. Every Friday at 11am. Kevin, Mike and Lorenzo discuss: Participation Awards & Entitlement Translate to Work New Business Opening on Bell Cast Bell Work Reviews and Whats Coming Kevin’s Refresh Advertising Client Commercial Mike Has A New Response to Everything 23 And Me DNA Conspiracy Kevin Liptak Refresh Advertising Mike Glaicar True Connect Lorenzo Araneo Screaming Lunatic Brand Design
39:25
February 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 2 Hummus/Pita, Car Dealership & Social Media Lead Gen Ads & Cutting The Cord
Mike, Kevin and Lorenzo reconnect for the 2nd episode of the Bell Cast. We discuss Kevin's Big Announcement! Happenings at Bell Works over the past month with some new Dining options opening including Hummus and Pita opening up. Then we cross over and talk about Local Car Dealerships, their style of commercials, Social Media Lead Gen Ads and how companies / cable is dealing with keeping consumer attention. Kevin Liptak Refresh Advertising Mike Glaicar True Connect Lorenzo Araneo Screaming Lunatic Brand Design
37:30
February 24, 2019
The Bell Cast - Ep 1 - Getting Awkward
Our first episode from Bell Works in Holmdel, NJ. Hosted by Mike, Andrew, Kevin and Lorenzo all of which own individual companies located within Bell Works. Kevin Liptak Refresh Advertising Mike Glaicar True Connect Lorenzo Araneo Screaming Lunatic Brand Design
52:36
February 24, 2019
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