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Inspire. Influence. Empower. Host Ejay Cruz sits down with friends and other amazing individuals who share their story and everything leading up to their success and where they are today. Through these natural laid back conversations and sharing of stories, Ejay hopes for the audience to gain a message, lessons, morals, wisdom, and/or knowledge.

Inspire. Influence. Empower. Host Ejay Cruz sits down with friends and other amazing individuals who share their story and everything leading up to their success and where they are today. Through these natural laid back conversations and sharing of stories, Ejay hopes for the audience to gain a message, lessons, morals, wisdom, and/or knowledge.
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Inspire. Influence. Empower. Host Ejay Cruz sits down with friends and other amazing individuals who share their story and everything leading up to their success and where they are today. Through these natural laid back conversations and sharing of stories, Ejay hopes for the audience to gain a message, lessons, morals, wisdom, and/or knowledge.

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English

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9513183680


Episodes

010 Culture & The Think Bigger Project w/ Big Mike

12/12/2018
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Automotive legend Big Mike joins THE PARABLES Podcast sharing his background and involvement in the scene from the early days to now. Further, Big Mike examines beyond the automotive industry, touching on culture, life, politics and more, all leading to the creation of the Think Bigger Project movement.

Duration:01:33:14

009 Modeling, Real Estate, & Finding Your Path w/ Sophia Le

12/6/2018
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Today I got to sit down with my good friend, a model, an investor, and first female guest, Sophia Le. She takes us through the pivotal moment that changed the course of her career from a 9-to-5 marketing job to being a professional commercial model. She gives us insight on her personal struggles navigating the modeling world, what it took for her to build a successful career, and how her other passions in life are intimately related to career success. Such a great episode! We hope you find...

Duration:01:15:08

008 Networking, Social Media, & Self Belief w/ Spencer Berke

11/26/2018
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Today on the THE PARABLES Podcast we got photographer, car enthusiast, and social media expert Spencer Berke. After moving to La Jolla, California from Michigan, Spencer shares how his passion for photography and the car community helped develop relationships with future clients, eventually leading him to start his own social media company Berke Marketing. Further, Spencer discusses the mindset behind self belief and working hard towards your goals.

Duration:01:02:35

007 Hustling, Sneakers, & Putting Faith in God w/ Drew Alkana

11/12/2018
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On episode 7 of THE PARABLES, I sit down with Drew Alkana of Good Companie, a sneaker cosignment shop in San Bernadino, California. Drew shares his story of how the passing of his father and family hardship got him into hustling drugs in the streets of San Bernadino. After giving up the fast life and finding his faith in Jesus Christ, he turned his passion of sneakers into not only a business, but a place of prayer and support for his community, and eventually creating the Good Companie...

Duration:01:13:22

006 Business, Ice Cream, & Being Creative w/ Andy Nguyen

11/4/2018
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On Episode 006 of THE PARABLES podcast, I got food/restaurant icon Andy Nguyen to bless the mic and camera. Andy revisits his days from being shy early in high school, to becoming his own unique person and tapping into several industries. Influenced by the relationships hes made along the way and urban culture, Andy shares the events from leaving the apparel industry to building his restaurant empire.

Duration:01:06:26

005 Failing, Never Giving Up, & Family w/ Daniel Sanchez

10/28/2018
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Daniel Sanchez is the founder and owner of Premium Auto Styling, a vinyl auto styling shop known for their expertise in enhancing and modifying the look of your vehicle. In this episode Daniel takes us back to the early stages of building his business. From leaving his main job at Famous Stars & Straps and failing to sustain his business, to rebranding and now operating one of the most sought out auto vinyl wrapping services from everyday auto enthusiasts to car builds for SEMA.

Duration:01:02:10

004 Cars, Mindset, & Staying Humble, w/ Alex "Sheepey" Soto

10/18/2018
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Architecting some of the most notorious builds in the sport compact community and breaking records at the drag strip, Alex Soto went from fabricating performance parts in his garage to running what is now his full blown business. Taking on the nickname "Sheepey" from his early car scene days, Alex and his team now operate Sheepey Race, a performance shop known for manufacturing some of the highest quality, custom made parts for some of the fastest, most impressive sport compact and exotic...

Duration:00:59:52

003 Social Media, Supplements, & Passion w/ Amar Patel

10/11/2018
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Amar Patel is a social media mogul and the CEO of Edge Supplements. At a young age, Amar identified his passion for fitness and helping others which eventually led to the supplement industry and growing a social media empire. We discuss his upbringing in New Jersey, social media strategy, the supplement industry, and identifying your passion and giving back to the community.

Duration:01:06:02

002 Cars, Culture, & Entrepreneurship w/ Brian Nguyen

10/3/2018
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Brian Nguyen is a car enthusiast and self-made entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of B Nutritious, a healthy meal delivery service business that has expanded to two dine-in restaurants in Southern California and is now franchising. We talk about the car community, the mistakes and lessons he’s learned developing and expanding his business, culture, and what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Duration:01:06:41

001 Fitness & Making an Impact w/ Emmett T. Smith

9/26/2018
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Today we have my good friend Emmett T. Smith, personal trainer and co-owner of Threshold HQ gym who grew up working 15 different jobs before having a knee injury which eventually introduced him to personal training with an emphasis on functionality. We discuss the fitness industry as a whole, what separates a good trainer from bad, and what making an impact really means.

Duration:01:15:22