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117: Team-building with Acroyoga - The Acrosiblins - Mark & Lillian Lin

Lillian and her brother, Mark Lin, AKA "The Acrosiblins" specialize in partner-based movement and have taught at yoga retreats around the world. Their combined talents as an acroyoga duo and as a UX architect and software developer propel them to teach team-building for creative teams focusing on building trust and quality communication. Mark Lin is a Web Developer and Cyber Security Engineer who has worked in both the government and commercial spaces. Originally a martial artist...


116: Financial Freedom VS Time Freedom - Chris Hanson - Investing From The Beach Podcast

Chris Hanson was with IBM for nearly 20 years working in sales. At 28, he began spending nights and weekends learning the stock market; the goal was time freedom. He got there in 2002 at age 40 and walked away from the j-o-b. People began approaching him saying, “I want to walk away like you did, show me how”, so he started , a stock market workshop that teaches the methods he uses. He also hosts the podcast “Investing From The Beach”. On this episode, Chris...


115: Developing Mastery Through Practice, Faith, and Passion - Brad Leali - Professor of Jazz Saxophone at UNT

With a unique style and sound, which echoes the influences of his past, Brad Leali is one of the most notable saxophonists of current times. A native of Denver, Colorado, Brad was raised in the Baptist Church. In addition to gospel music, he spent countless hours listening to the music his parents played (Coltrane, Cannonball, Bird, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, and Nancy Wilson). It’s no wonder that at a very young age, he was able to combine gospel, jazz, and R&B into his playing. As a...


114: How to Identify, Develop, and Market Your Personal Brand - Lindsey Harrison - Owner, the It Crowd Agency

Lindsey Harrison is the owner of the It Crowd Agency, a fractional marketing agency that provides businesses with creative, branding, content strategy, marketing execution, and impartial executive marketing development. In my opinion, what makes Lindsey great is that she has a proven track record of success across multiple industries. From a pet sitting business, snow cone stands, DVD rental machines, to online businesses, everything she touches becomes a success! Although she is...


113: Simulations and The Future of Freelancing - Cam Sadler - Founder of NewCraft - A Y-Combinator Startup

A native of Texas, Cameron started his career as a senior IT project manager for a small business in Irving, Texas. During this time, he helped the business close over $5M in government contracts. He later went on to teach business and technology at a local high school and eventually co-founded GF-17, Inc. a software development agency. In 2016, he filed a U.S. patent and opened a 20,000 square-foot workspace for computer programmers. Today, he is Founder and CEO of NewCraft Technologies,...


112: Passive Income with Turnkey Real Estate Investments - Ali Boone

Ali Boone is a 9-to-5 dropout who left a high-paying career as an Aerospace Engineer to start her own business. She is the founder of Hipster Investments, a real estate investment company that truly flips real estate investing on its head. Not only does Hipster offer unique investment opportunities that open the door for anyone to invest in real estate, but Ali has structured Hipster in such a way that allows her full freedom to create the life of her dreams. (She reluctantly admits...


111: Growing Your Business Through Events - Erin Smith - Founder, Entrepreneur Summit

Erin Smith started her entrepreneur journey over 13 years ago when she started investing in real estate across the country. Since then she has started several other businesses in various industries and sold them. After being told time and time again by others they would like to start a business but just didn't know how she launched The Starters Club. She now focuses on helping business owners with fundamentals and growth strategies through services and her event The Entrepreneur Summit....


110: The Roadmap to Planning Your Career - Karen King - VP of Talent Management, projekt202

As the Vice President of Talent Management at projekt202, Karen King is responsible for ensuring they find talented people who are passionate about their craft to join their team, as well as partnering with leaders to develop their people and create a motivational workplace. Recognized in 2015 by the Dallas Business Journal and the Dallas Morning News as one of the Best Places To Work, projekt202 is sought out by many as the place to share their talents and further their careers. With...


109: Leadership Lessons From The Military - Chief Warrant Officer - Emmanuel Kumfa

Emmanuel Kumfa is a Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army. He specializes in training military and civilian personnel on how to respond to incidents dealing with weapons of mass destruction, natural disasters, and even terrorist attacks. On this episode, we discuss the lessons Emmanuel has learned from training leaders all around the world. Topics: Emmanuel’s Causes:


108: Using IMPROV to Build Trusted Relationships - Claire Billingsley - TV Host of Coffee with Claire

Billingsley Consulting Group is a training and communications firm designed to help businesses, associations, and educational institutions grow through personal and professional development. Claire Billingsley has experience coaching managers on social and communication skills, leadership skills, time management and organizational skills, personnel management, as well as personal and professional development. Claire held leadership and management positions with Sylvan Learning Systems,...


107: Achieving More Focused & Productive Relationships - Mike Muhney - Co-Inventor of ACT!

Not many people can claim to have literally created not only an entire software category but as a result also a global multi-billion dollar industry. Mike is only one of two guys that did, the other being his past business partner. Born and raised in Chicago, Mike started his career with IBM in the pre-PC Mainframe era and was classically trained as a Marketing Rep (a fancy way of saying “Sales”) in their 6-month deep-dive intensive Sales Training School of which he graduated 6 out of 66...


106: Turning Your Side Hustle Into Your Primary Hustle - Abe Nadimi

Abe Nadimi is a serial entrepreneur, business consultant and Founder of the Kinetic Experience, an innovative school that equips new and experienced entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and connections to succeed in their business. He is also the Co-Founder of Social Smoke, the largest manufacturer of Hookah Tobacco in the USA. Social Smoke was ranked on the INC 500 and featured on CNN Money. Topics: Connect with Abe: Website | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Support Abe’s...


105: How I Became an Amazon Best Selling Author - Kim Clinkenbeard

On this episode, we discuss Kim’s experience publishing her first book and how she became an Amazon Best Selling Author. Topics: Kim is a West Texas girl through and through still residing in her home town of Odessa, TX. Since 1991, she has been a steady figure in her community as a Fitness and Nutrition expert with backgrounds in twirling, dance, aerobics, figure body building, cooking, running, and 70.3 Ironman triathlons. It’s been Kim’s passion to help others achieve their fitness...


104: Fitness. Food. Faith: Your Eternal “Why” for Everlasting Results - Kim Clinkenbeard

Kim is a West Texas girl through and through still residing in her home town of Odessa, TX. Since 1991, she has been a steady figure in her community as a Fitness and Nutrition expert with backgrounds in twirling, dance, aerobics, figure body building, cooking, running, and 70.3 Ironman triathlons. It’s been Kim’s passion to help others achieve their fitness and health goals through personal training, group exercise, nutritional counseling and programs, healthy cooking classes, videos,...


103: Exponential Healing - Dr. Hollen Meyer - Doctor of Chiropractic & Transformational Speaker

Hollen Meyer is a Doctor of Chiropractic. She’s been an employee, a business owner – created a J.O.B. for herself, then expanded her practice with a team of doctors. This has also allowed her to follow her passion and her calling to increase her reach for “exponentially healing.” She has since created an online health & wellness program (“Own Your Health Revolution”), she’s the spokesperson for Functional Health & Wellness, along with mentoring other healthcare professionals across the...


102: Growing Weeders Into Leaders - Leadership Lessons from the Ground Level - Jeff McManus

Jeff McManus grows things. As the Director of Landscape Services at the University of Mississippi, he grows plants...he grows people...he grows ideas. Jeff is a problem-solver, understanding that doing more with less is a 21st century mandate. Faced with a multi-million dollar landscaping beautification project, a demand for excellence, high productivity, and with a stagnant budget, Jeff knew that growing the people was critical to growing the plants. Understanding that all humans either...


101: Driving Engagement Through Social Impact and Purpose - Dustin Joost - VP of Sales & Marketing at YourCause

Dustin Joost is most passionate about how technology can empower individuals to achieve collective impact. As VP of Sales and Marketing for YourCause, he leads a team responsible for building the Global Good Network, partnering with companies to connect their employees to the causes they care about through employee giving, volunteering, and corporate philanthropy technology. Joining YourCause as an early employee, he has overseen the Global Good Network’s growth to more than 250...


100: How to Achieve Success - Julian Placino - Creator, Pathways to Success Podcast

Julian Placino is a Recruiting Professional with 11 years of experience in agency and corporate staffing. He’s been instrumental in advancing the careers of hundreds of technology, creative and sales professionals around the country. Today, he leads talent acquisition for Bottle Rocket Studios, one of the premier mobile development firms in the world. Julian is the Creator of the Pathways to Success Podcast in iTunes where he conducts in-depth interviews with world-class performers to...


99: Finding Your Passion and Inner Badass - Donnie Boivin - Success Coach & Speaker

Donnie Boivin is Success Coach, Speaker, and an all-around good guy. He spent over 18 years as a straight-commission salesperson, executive, and ultimately sales trainer. He has spent years motivating and inspiring thousands of people to get out of their own way and RUN LIKE HELL. He's known as the go-to coach for helping people achieve higher levels of success by discovering their passions and then teaching them how to go for it. Donnie Boivin challenges success minded people, and...


98: The Art of Negotiation & Persuasion - Russ Riddle - The Anomaly at Law

Russ Riddle is a senior legal executive with 12 years of in-house and 14 years of law firm experience in guiding C-Suite leaders and senior managers through the legal gauntlets of modern business. His law practice has served such notable clients as Barney® the purple dinosaur, Bob the Builder®, Thomas the Tank Engine®, the voices of Jimmy Neutron® and Larry the Cucumber®, as well as countless companies and entrepreneurs. Russ is a past president of the North Texas Chapter of the National...