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What does it take to build something great? Something meaningful, substantial, and impactful? Something that will withstand the test of time – like a business, a home, a team, or a relationship. Go With John as he interviews entrepreneurs, custom home builders, family, leaders in business, and even some everyday people who have built something extraordinary. Find out what inspired them to build, how they laid the foundation for their success, and how it has shaped their life.

What does it take to build something great? Something meaningful, substantial, and impactful? Something that will withstand the test of time – like a business, a home, a team, or a relationship. Go With John as he interviews entrepreneurs, custom home builders, family, leaders in business, and even some everyday people who have built something extraordinary. Find out what inspired them to build, how they laid the foundation for their success, and how it has shaped their life.

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United States

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What does it take to build something great? Something meaningful, substantial, and impactful? Something that will withstand the test of time – like a business, a home, a team, or a relationship. Go With John as he interviews entrepreneurs, custom home builders, family, leaders in business, and even some everyday people who have built something extraordinary. Find out what inspired them to build, how they laid the foundation for their success, and how it has shaped their life.

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@GoWithJohn

Language:

English

Contact:

703-776-0359


Episodes

Episode 35: Mike and the PMs Discuss the Construction Process

10/21/2021
Some of our most popular episodes are our discussions regarding building a home and this one is full of information! John sits down with President of Stanley Martin Custom Homes, Michael Schnitzer and Project Managers Brian McGranahan, and Pat Kearns about starting construction and change orders. Enjoy!

Duration:01:00:07

Episode 34: Best Of: Business Tips

10/7/2021
In another special episode of the Go With John show, John shares some excellent business tips from some of the sharpest minds from the first 30 episodes of the show! Sit back, relax, and soak up some great insight featured on the Go With John show!

Duration:00:19:58

Episode 33: Cheryl Freeman & Lee Gigliotti: Trashaway Inc.

9/23/2021
In this episode, John sits down with Cheryl Freeman & Lee Gigliotti of Trashaway Inc, a female owned trash and recycling services company. Cheryl and Lee discuss the history of the company, it's success, and it's future. Cheryl is also a mortgage lender and shares some insight on the lending business. Don't miss this interesting and informative episode!

Duration:00:40:42

Episode 32: Best Of: Funny Moments

9/9/2021
In this special episode of the Go With John show, John shares some of his favorite funny moments from the first 30 episodes of the show! Sit back, relax, and laugh in this hilarious edition of the Go With John show!

Duration:00:23:58

Episode 31: Hunt Burke: Chairman of Burke & Herbert Bank

8/26/2021
In this very special episode John sits down with the Chairman and former CEO of Burke & Herbert Bank Hunt Burke. Mr. Burke discusses what it's like to run a large bank like Burke & Herbert, what life was like growing up in the Burke family, and some of the important lessons he learned along the way. Hunt shares some interesting early history, stories about his father, and what he likes to do for fun, you don't want to miss this one!

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 30: Mike and the PMs Discuss the Importance of Weekly Meetings

8/12/2021
Back by popular demand, John talks to two of Stanley Martin Custom Home’s Project Managers, Pat Kearns, and Brian McGranahan, as well as President of SMCH, Michael Schnitzer. They discuss what it means to be a project manager, go into more detail about the process, and discuss the weekly meetings.

Duration:01:02:37

Episode 29: Dr. Kaneriya: MD Internal Medicine

7/29/2021
Doctor Shalini Kaneriya takes John on an engaging conversation revolving mostly around what it's like to be a doctor as well as how she ended up starting her own practice. Dr. Kaneriya also shares some insight on how she got to where she is now and some advice from the road.

Duration:00:48:05

Episode 28: Tim Wilson: Chief Executive Officer of Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC

7/15/2021
John and Tim Wilson of Prosperity Home Mortgage discuss some interesting topics such as home loans, diversity and inclusion in the real estate business, and growing up with 12 siblings in a small town in Kansas. This episode is full of great insights and stories from Tim.

Duration:00:44:12

Episode 27: John Tomasello: Mortgage Lender, Burke and Herbert Bank

7/1/2021
John Tomasello from Burke and Herbert bank discusses what is trending in lending! What do you need to know about obtaining a mortgage today? He shares his tips about how to get your credit score where it needs to be, what to do if you are self-employed, and much more. Burke & Herbert Bank was founded in 1852, John shares stories about the bank and what keeps it thriving!

Duration:00:40:01

Episode 26: Michael Schnitzer: Lumber Prices Discussion

6/16/2021
Michael Schnitzer, President of Stanley Martin Custom Homes, returns to the Go With John show to discuss how the pandemic has affected the home building industry. COVID-19 has produced a huge surge in homebuilding, and a huge deficit in building materials, lumber in particular. Due to the limited supply, lumber prices have skyrocketed. Supply is down, and building demand is up, way up. How is Stanley Martin Custom Homes dealing with the crisis? Get an update from Mike as he shares with John...

Duration:00:42:03

Episode 25: Doug Kay: Attorney

6/3/2021
Doug Kay joins John to share his journey from being a JAG officer in the Navy to working as an attorney in the Fairfax county area, and in particular his involvement in the Fairfax county civilian board panel. In light of George Floyd’s murder and the police officer investigation, this is a relevant topic today. Find out how the civilian board panel reviews citizen complaints about officers’ behavior, how the board pinpoints police procedure issues, and the results of how each complaint...

Duration:01:07:27

Episode 24: John Jorgenson: Buying a Home

5/20/2021
John Jorgenson has been selling homes for nearly 15 years, helping people make their dream home a reality. In this episode, John shares tips and tricks for the first-time homebuyer and some insight for those who have been through the home buying process several times. Whether you are a seasoned buyer or a first-time homebuyer – this is a don’t miss episode!

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 23: Jeff Detwiler: CEO of Long & Foster Companies

5/6/2021
Jeff Detwiler, CEO of Long & Foster, returns to the Go With John show to share upcoming growth plans of the Long & Foster companies. Jeff and John also discuss what's trending in the real estate market and where the market is heading.

Duration:00:57:04

Episode 22: Mimi Weisberg: Clinical Social Worker

4/29/2021
The issues of stress, anxiety, and managing our lives are complicated enough, but when faced with a pandemic, it’s even more challenging! Simple communication between family and co-workers has changed dramatically. So, what do we do? Go With John as he speaks with Mimi Weisberg, Clinical Social Worker, about how to communicate effectively, deal with stress and anxiety, and how to prepare for the eventual “new normal.” Mimi also shares her passion for the Safe Community Coalition...

Duration:00:47:55

Episode 21: Michael Schnitzer: President of Stanley Martin Custom Homes

4/22/2021
Michael Schnitzer, President of Stanley Martin Custom Homes, returns to the Go With John show to discuss his business success in the building and engineering industry. We are reminded throughout the interview of his passion for history. Take a journey through his amazing career and through time as he shares his tips of the trade and tidbits about history.

Duration:00:59:19

Episode 20: Patrick Readyhough: Owner of Pond Roofing

4/15/2021
Patrick Readyhough, the owner of Pond Roofing, discusses his life experiences as a long-time entrepreneur. He shares his passion for customer service and his perspective about how customers can either make or break your business. Learn from Patrick the importance of processes when building your business and much more.

Duration:00:53:00

Episode 19: Jeff Detwiler: CEO of Long & Foster Companies

4/8/2021
Jeff Detwiler, CEO of Long & Foster, sits down with John and shares his stories and experiences spreading over 35 years in the finance industry. After the first anniversary of Covid-19, Jeff and John also delve into how being a CEO during the pandemic presented its challenges and how Jeff was not only able to stay afloat but grow the Long & Foster business over that past year. Plus, a touching tribute and storytelling session about now-retired Wess Foster, founder of Long & Foster. Don’t...

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 18: Jimmy Lange: Retired Pro Boxer & Motivational Speaker

4/1/2021
Jimmy Lange, retired pro boxer, shares some amazing stories about his experiences both in and outside the ring. Jimmy talks about his toughest fights, starring in the hit TV show “The Contender” and life after boxing. He’s now a father, motivational speaker, and a mentor helping youths find their way. Don’t miss this amazing episode of the Go With John show.

Duration:01:05:41

Episode 17: Mike Thornburg: Emblemax Corporation

3/25/2021
Mike Thornburg, the owner of Emblemax, joins the Go With John show to share his journey as an entrepreneur. He discusses the challenges of being a small business owner faced with always chasing the urgent and finding the time to scale a company. Learn from his experience how to grow your business without being hampered.

Duration:00:53:21

Episode 16: Ed Schudel: RGS Title

3/18/2021
Ed Schudel with RGS Title returns to the show. As the Director of Social Media, Ed shares his experience in the social media realm. Find out his go-to social media platforms, his must-try Twitter tricks, and some insight into what works and what doesn’t work when trying to connect with your audience through social media. Don’t miss this insightful episode.

Duration:00:33:31