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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

#259 - My Health Journey

9/28/2022
In this episode, We talk about my journey to lose weight and get healthy over the last couple of years. At the beginning of this year, I made a dedication to losing weight and getting healthy. I am currently 80 lbs down and feeling 20 years younger! This is the story, what I did, what I'm doing, and some tips for everyone else who wants similar results. 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...

Duration:00:56:57

#258 - Burn Ladders, Build Bridges. Pursuing Work with Meaning and Purpose w| Dr. Alan Patterson

7/27/2022
Had a great conversation with Dr. Alan M. Patterson. He is an organizational development consultant, specializing in executive and leadership development. Having led hundreds of clients for over four decades, Dr. Patterson continues to ignore standard coaching methods, opting to pursue and lead clients down the path of meaningful careers that are not only successful but also rewarding. He’s worked with everyone from the Federal Reserve Bank to Hewlett Packard to Major League Baseball and the...

Duration:01:17:18

#257 – Josh Denny the Internet’s MOST Cancelled Comedian

7/7/2022
In this episode, we talk with Josh Denny, who has spent the last decade traveling the country, enjoying a passionate love affair with food and serving up heaping portions of funny as a stand-up comedian. Originally from Philadelphia, and currently residing in Los Angeles, Josh's lifelong trip across our nation has armed him with a vast knowledge of what makes you smile, whether it be with a clever comedic observation, or dropping knowledge on the best eats in the country. Josh kicked off...

Duration:01:12:29

#256 - Losers Care About the Little Things! Don’t Be a Loser.

6/22/2022
In this episode, we talk about our initial reactions to seeing someone park terribly. We talk about being aggressive, where it's needed and appropriate, and where it's not. Finally, we finish talking about one of the best movies Jerry has seen all year and movie theaters in general. 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...

Duration:00:42:42

#255 - I Can See the Cowards, What Happened to the Heroes?

6/13/2022
This is as raw and uncensored as I can be. Some will like it, and many will hate it, but that should be the nature of discourse. Some will never listen again, and some will appreciate it, either way, I respect that. This is my truth relative to the latest school shooting. The killing in Uvalde, Texas was horrifying, there is no comparison. Setting that aside, the behavior of the police is an unquestionable act of cowardice not seen since…the last school shooting, nightclub shooting, or any...

Duration:00:44:49

#254 - Catching up with Billy

6/1/2022
This episode covers what new adventures Billy has been getting himself into during the first half of this year. We talk a bit about the Amber Heard / Jonny Depp trial and in general celebrity coverage. We finish the talk about nicotine and smoking. 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...

Duration:01:01:13

#253 – Taking Responsibility for Everything

5/13/2022
In this episode, we talk about taking responsibility for everything. Your own elements, your actions, and even the actions of others when it comes to business. We also talk about a recent clip we saw from Gary Vee about small business bosses. We love Gary but I think he missed the mark on this one. 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...

Duration:00:57:24

#252 – We Are Back!

5/6/2022
Welcome back, everyone! After a short break, we have returned for another episode. In this episode, we catch up with Jerry and what he has been up to over the last few months. We hear about Jerry's new health updates. We also talk about some crazy guys climbing up a glass building without protection and a few other things. Happy to be back to our regular schedule!

Duration:00:55:17

#251 - Marc Lobliner Fitness Entrepreneur

2/1/2022
In this episode, we talk with Marc Lobliner. Marc is currently Chief Marketing Officer of TigerFitness.com, a 2012-2015 INC. 500/5000 company as well as Owner/CEO of one of the fastest-growing supplement companies, MTS Nutrition. Marc is a Partner in Ambrosia Nutraceuticals and Owner of Machine Training Solutions Body and Life Coaching Services. Alongside this, Marc is a Professional Bodybuilder. Check out Marcs website: https://marclobliner.com/about/ And all of his other...

Duration:01:10:38

#250 - Rona, Government, and Little Girls

12/30/2021
In this episode, we talk about a recent guest on Joe Rogan's podcast and some information he brings to the current pandemic. We talk about ways to heighten your immune system, and some doctors we follow for information. We also touch on the government and public opinion towards governmental officials. We finish it by remembering a special little girl who lost her life before it began. All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some unfiltered...

Duration:01:01:51

#249 - Portland, Oregon Is an Ugly, Filthy City.

12/17/2021
In this episode, we talk about the dystopian nightmare in Portland. Oregon. Once one of the more beautiful cities in the country, it now looks like the set from the movie Escape from New York. We also talk about how Christmas is celebrated in the south compared to the NW. Then finally, we finish talking about the importance of Christmas, and Santa Klaus, on kids. And in particular poor kids. All of that and more on this episode of The Jerry Brazie podcast! So check it out and hear some...

Duration:00:57:25

#248 - A Tribute to Veterans

11/22/2021
In this episode, we remember the veterans for veterans day. We listen to a few stories of past heroes and discuss the lives they lived. From Jerry and Billy, thank you to anyone who has served to preserve what we have here today. 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...

Duration:00:45:01

#247 - Current Events and Where We Are Going

11/5/2021
In this episode, we talk about how the podcast has changed and what we hope to accomplish moving forward. We also talk about a little bit of history and some current events. 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 of this hits home...

Duration:01:00:59

#246 – Perspective Is Key

10/29/2021
In this episode, we share some perspectives with you go-getters who haven't worked during the pandemic. We also talk a little bit about sports and perspectives for men out there crying over emails. 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...

Duration:01:08:48

#245 - Inflation and the US Debt Ceiling | Part 2

10/20/2021
In this episode, we continue the conversation about the national debt. We talk about why the general public is not aware of how these things work and potential fixes to the problem. 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 of this...

Duration:00:14:15

#244 - Inflation and the US Debt Ceiling

10/14/2021
In this episode, we talk about the Inflation US Government debt ceiling. There has been recent news coverage of the US debt limit needing to be raised again and the current and coming inflation. Jerry gives his thoughts, insight, and opinions of these. 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...

Duration:01:11:35

#243 - Remembering the Hero's

9/22/2021
In this episode, we look back at 9-11 for the 20th anniversary to remember some of the hero's of that day. 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 of this hits home for you and please forward this to anyone you know that may be...

Duration:01:03:49

#242 - Paul Szyarto Entrepreneur, Business Transformation Expert, Investor

8/24/2021
In this episode, we talk with Paul Szyarto. Paul is an Oxford University and Wharton Business School educated expert in business operations and technology and has spent the last twenty years maximizing the bottom line of more than 1000 global companies including Microsoft, Goodyear, BP, GE, United Technologies, Kellogg, Alcoa, Autoliv, Darden, Yum, and many more from the Fortune 500 list by redefining how they operate in regards to people, processes, and technologies. He is an expert in the...

Duration:01:16:05

#241 - Plague Update

8/10/2021
In this episode, we look back and give an update to all of the things that have happened over the last almost 2 years of living with the plague. We touch on some numbers, laws, jobs money and so much more. 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...

Duration:00:55:32

#240 - The College-Industrial Complex

7/27/2021
In this episode, we talk about the College-Industrial Complex. Jerry breaks down how colleges are scamming the very people they should be helping. Students are given ridiculous loans with no chance of ever paying them back, all underwritten by the government. These students have been let down by the system across the board and everyone in it. Teachers, parents, principals, counselors, recruiters, the government, the list goes on. Tune in to hear what a scam college has become and what we...

Duration:00:55:05