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The Jerry Brazie Podcast

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Jerry Brazie is an outspoken, straight-talking CEO, Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor living in Portland, Oregon. Growing up with zero advantages, eight brothers and sisters, and no education and on his own at 17, he faced a lifetime of crappy jobs and poverty. Starting at 28, Jerry beat the odds by starting his own company and 20+ years later, and having bought and sold a dozen companies, Jerry has strong opinions on what it takes to succeed in business and life in today’s America. With a lifetime of experiences both at work and at home, Jerry is hoping to challenge and inspire anyone that is searching for success. Jerry pulls no punches and tells it exactly as he sees it. Jerry will certainly challenge you, probably offend you, and will definitely make you think. The show is co-hosted by William (Billy) Green from Vancouver, WA. Billy is a former software developer branching out into the creative space and a content creator for Jerry. As well as providing his technical expertise, Billy brings the perspective of a young millennial. He will provide the opinions and pushback of a young entrepreneur vs. an established CEO. Are you wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Have you ever wondered what the life of a successful business owner looks like? If you are serious about learning from real-world experiences both in life and business from someone who has lived it, give us a try. This podcast series will cover stories from Jerry's life, including the lessons he has learned along the way both in business and in life. So if you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, are an existing business owner, are looking to be successful, or just have questions on the journey, give us a listen. We want the podcast to be both educational and entertaining while providing the best information we can to help anyone looking to start or run their own business. We love to argue and want people to tell us why they think we are wrong.

Jerry Brazie is an outspoken, straight-talking CEO, Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor living in Portland, Oregon. Growing up with zero advantages, eight brothers and sisters, and no education and on his own at 17, he faced a lifetime of crappy jobs and poverty. Starting at 28, Jerry beat the odds by starting his own company and 20+ years later, and having bought and sold a dozen companies, Jerry has strong opinions on what it takes to succeed in business and life in today’s America. With a lifetime of experiences both at work and at home, Jerry is hoping to challenge and inspire anyone that is searching for success. Jerry pulls no punches and tells it exactly as he sees it. Jerry will certainly challenge you, probably offend you, and will definitely make you think. The show is co-hosted by William (Billy) Green from Vancouver, WA. Billy is a former software developer branching out into the creative space and a content creator for Jerry. As well as providing his technical expertise, Billy brings the perspective of a young millennial. He will provide the opinions and pushback of a young entrepreneur vs. an established CEO. Are you wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Have you ever wondered what the life of a successful business owner looks like? If you are serious about learning from real-world experiences both in life and business from someone who has lived it, give us a try. This podcast series will cover stories from Jerry's life, including the lessons he has learned along the way both in business and in life. So if you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, are an existing business owner, are looking to be successful, or just have questions on the journey, give us a listen. We want the podcast to be both educational and entertaining while providing the best information we can to help anyone looking to start or run their own business. We love to argue and want people to tell us why they think we are wrong.

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United States

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Jerry Brazie is an outspoken, straight-talking CEO, Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor living in Portland, Oregon. Growing up with zero advantages, eight brothers and sisters, and no education and on his own at 17, he faced a lifetime of crappy jobs and poverty. Starting at 28, Jerry beat the odds by starting his own company and 20+ years later, and having bought and sold a dozen companies, Jerry has strong opinions on what it takes to succeed in business and life in today’s America. With a lifetime of experiences both at work and at home, Jerry is hoping to challenge and inspire anyone that is searching for success. Jerry pulls no punches and tells it exactly as he sees it. Jerry will certainly challenge you, probably offend you, and will definitely make you think. The show is co-hosted by William (Billy) Green from Vancouver, WA. Billy is a former software developer branching out into the creative space and a content creator for Jerry. As well as providing his technical expertise, Billy brings the perspective of a young millennial. He will provide the opinions and pushback of a young entrepreneur vs. an established CEO. Are you wondering if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Have you ever wondered what the life of a successful business owner looks like? If you are serious about learning from real-world experiences both in life and business from someone who has lived it, give us a try. This podcast series will cover stories from Jerry's life, including the lessons he has learned along the way both in business and in life. So if you are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, are an existing business owner, are looking to be successful, or just have questions on the journey, give us a listen. We want the podcast to be both educational and entertaining while providing the best information we can to help anyone looking to start or run their own business. We love to argue and want people to tell us why they think we are wrong.

Twitter:

@jerrybrazie

Language:

English


Episodes

#197 - Finding a Business Mentor With Todd Palmer

8/3/2020
In this episode, we talk with Todd Palmer an executive coach, keynote speaker, renowned thought leader, author, and CEO. We talk with Todd about finding and picking the right mentor. Impostor syndrome, fixing problems in your business and mindset. Todd Palmer is an executive coach, keynote speaker, renowned thought leader, author, and CEO who is committed to helping business owners tackle their obstacles and clear their path to success. As an entrepreneur and active CEO, Todd knows the...

Duration:01:16:31

#196 - Car Talk

7/29/2020
In this episode of The Jerry Brazie Podcast, it's all about car talk. There has been a lot of it around here for both business and pleasure. The business is getting a few new vehicles. Billy has been doing some swapping around and Jerry has been working on some of the classics. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone...

Duration:01:01:30

#195 - Finding Success

7/22/2020
In this episode Jerry talks about finding success, starting your business, and the life of a business owner. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone who comes from nothing, who had made it big, and is talking about it in an unfiltered and honest way. It’s just his opinion, but he will make you think! Let us know if any...

Duration:01:00:51

#194 - All Things Nutrition With Suz Carpenter

7/20/2020
In this episode we talk with Suzanne Carpenter about nutrition, health, diet and exercise. Suzanne Carpenter is an approachable, sincere, fun-loving, and passionate leader who loves to see personal improvement and transformation in those she teaches. Through her successful 10-year nutrition career, Suzanne saw a gap in the industry and a trend in society. Americans are more confused and overwhelmed than ever when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. She created a virtual nutrition...

Duration:01:10:16

#193 - Original Hotcake House and Success

7/14/2020
In this episode, we talk about our experience going on our buddy John Taylors new podcast, All Things Portland! We had John on as a guest a while back and he was also the realtor that helped billy get his duplex. All Things Portland is a show that will cover all things in and around Portland Oregon. Food, activity, nature, real estate, and more. Jerry shares a story about the Original Hotcake House in portland from his 20s. We finish up with a bit of talk about success, and statistics of...

Duration:00:57:59

192 - Holistic Business Coach and Festival Producer

7/10/2020
Today we are talking with Meredith Walsh, a holistic business coach who supports female entrepreneurs tap into their intuition and shift their mindset into confidence & prosperity, so they can triple their income without stress or becoming overwhelmed. Meredith has been an entrepreneur all her life and has tried to share her knowledge with others. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie...

Duration:01:11:14

#191 - Schools in 2020

7/7/2020
In this episode, we talk about the public and private school systems in America. How they relate, how they differ, and discussing changes that might help give more of an equal opportunity to go to a good school. We finish up talking about the pandemic. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone who comes from nothing, who...

Duration:01:04:45

#190 - A Dive into solar With Tom Hoang & Franklin Moore

6/30/2020
Tom and Franklin are co-founders of a startup company called Smart Energy Brokers based in California. Together they have been working in the solar industry for a combined total of 14 years. After years of working at top solar companies, they seized the opportunity to improve the accessibility of the solar industry through their startup. These two entrepreneurs are looking to contribute to communities using their solar brokerage platform as a vehicle to drive positive change. They have...

Duration:01:06:55

189 – The Taboo of Success

6/23/2020
In this episode, we talk about the fake lives of actors and actresses. We talk about how people love to compare themselves to the fake lives they see online. We talk about success and how its almost considered taboo to have success in today's world. We finish things up by talking about the negative emotion towards people who have found monetary success. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry...

Duration:00:44:45

#188 - Chris Prefontaine on Buying and Selling Real Estate

6/19/2020
Today we are joined by Chris Prefontaine. He is a 3-time best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms, The New Rules of Real Estate Investing, and Moneeka Sawyer’s Real Estate Investing for Women. He’s also the Founder and CEO of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. We talk with Chris about real estate investing. What qualifies Chris to give advice. How should someone get started? How he makes his money and how someone should go about getting into...

Duration:00:44:52

#187 - Current State of Affairs

6/16/2020
In this episode, we break down the world as we see it now. Small businesses, the economy, the government, and political figures. It's not a pretty picture, but it's better to get a good glimpse to provoke self-education then bury your head. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone who comes from nothing, who had made it...

Duration:00:51:53

#186 - Fast Cars and Eating Healthy with Jorge B

6/11/2020
In this episode, we start off talking about the food pyramid, how it was started, and the beginnings of a recommended diet by the federal government. Then we get an impromptu call from our buddy Jorge down in California and spend some time catching up with business, cars, laughs, and life. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight...

Duration:01:23:44

#185 – A Full Life With Matt Nappo

6/5/2020
In this episode, we talk with Matt Nappo. Matt has lived a full life experiencing a wide variety of jobs and situations. Out of his wealth of experience and knowledge, he wants to share the message of thinking for yourself. Matt Nappo AKA Minddog is a champion of independent thinking. A creative artist of many disciplines, he is a former marketing and IT executive with a track record of helping to build and expand businesses, both large and small. We were recently on Matts Podcast...

Duration:01:13:21

#184 - Testing Out the New Studio

6/1/2020
In this episode of The Jerry Brazie Podcast, we try out a new studio space! We start by talking about a new wallet. Answer some questions we have been asked about the virus. "What should I do with my businesses?" We then talk a bit about car stuff and finish it off with something we see so often but always surprises us. Check it out to find out! Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie...

Duration:00:53:32

#183 - Changing your perspective with Iliyana Pavlova

5/26/2020
Today we have a great perspective-changing conversation with Iliyana Pavlova. She is a Bulgarian who decided that Europe is too small, and moved to the USA. She faced many challenges in her journey but decided to focus on moving her life forward. She chose to focus on the positive outcome in every situation. We talk about Bulgaria, the differences between USA, and Europe. How she started coaching and what she is doing now in life. In this episode, we catch up after a ton of guest episodes....

Duration:00:57:58

#182 - Capitalism and the Economy

5/22/2020
In this episode we talk about Amazon, capitalism, and Amendment auditors. Then we dive into the current state of the world. Laugh about some of the current laws and restrictions. Then dive into more of a serious note around the economy. Things to think about. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone who comes from...

Duration:01:03:22

#181 - Strange Addictions and Mindset

5/19/2020
In this episode, we catch up after a ton of guest episodes. We talk about people's strange addictions and cover a bit of pandemic news and things we are hearing. Mindset is the key, as always. Tune in for some thought-provoking ideas and some laughs. Join us in our Facebook group "The Successful Mindset" and start up a conversation! All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered insight from someone who comes from nothing, who...

Duration:00:52:31

#180 - What It's Like to Be a Foster Parent With Roman Prokopchuk

5/13/2020
In this episode, we talk with Roman Prokopchuk. A first-generation immigrant from Ukraine, who was going to go into law enforcement, and even was an intern in the Secret Service on the counterfeit currency squad. The 2008 recession left Roman without a job after college and he had to pivot and found digital marketing. He founded Nova Zora Digital in 2012 and started his podcast in 2018 which made it into the top 100 all over the globe on Apple Podcast. He became a foster parent in June of...

Duration:01:07:29

#179 - Bellwether Blues With Jonathan Jakubowski

5/8/2020
Today we are joined by Jonathan Jakubowski, the Director of SmartSolve, an award-winning startup business focused on sustainable packaging. Jonathan received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University. Jonathan is an avid social entrepreneur. He is the Author of Bellwether Blues, the Founder of Champions in Action®, and is the Chairman of the Forge Leadership Network Board of Directors. Check out Jonathan's...

Duration:01:09:05

#178 – What You Need to Do to Be Different With Azul Terronez

4/30/2020
Today we are joined by Azul Terronez, the CEO, Co-founder of Authors Who Lead. We talk with him about teaching, writing a book, and going out on your own. Azul Terronez is a best-selling author and book coach who specializes in helping leaders write and publish books that elevate their brand. As the CEO of the six-figure company Authors Who Lead, he has enabled Wall Street CEOs and health and wellness gurus to sell tens of thousands of books. When he’s not hosting his podcast, Born to...

Duration:01:03:56