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No one said being an entrepreneur is easy… Many entrepreneurs don’t like talking about these struggles because it seems better to project an image of constant, easy success. Well, we’re not those kind of guys. We’re the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs. Listen in as Kham and Sean interview now-successful entrepreneurs about their lowest points and biggest challenges, while they break down their own blunders and mess-ups to help you find new ways to keep on progressing.

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No one said being an entrepreneur is easy… Many entrepreneurs don’t like talking about these struggles because it seems better to project an image of constant, easy success. Well, we’re not those kind of guys. We’re the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs. Listen in as Kham and Sean interview now-successful entrepreneurs about their lowest points and biggest challenges, while they break down their own blunders and mess-ups to help you find new ways to keep on progressing.

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English


Episodes

Sean Reilly and Kham on The Power of a Strong Economy to Hide Weak Leaders

9/6/2022
When the economy is good, people just ride the wave. It’s easy to succeed and it’s easy for sub-par leaders to hide behind the shiny veneer of a strong economic outlook. When the economy takes a turn, though, there’s nothing left to hide behind. When things get bad, there’s an obvious split between good leaders and bad ones. That’s where today’s episode picks up. In this episode of the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs podcast, Kham and Sean Reilly sit down together to discuss how a strong...

Duration:00:37:03

Finding (and Protecting) the Energy to Perform at the top of Your Game

6/27/2022
Energy. It might sound a little woo-woo, but it’s a BIG DEAL in our everyday lives. How we feel impacts what we do and how we do it. And, as entrepreneurs, this is critically important. If you want to succeed, you’ve got to learn to build and harness the energy and adjust it when it’s not achieving what you want it to. Fortunately, you’re not alone in the process. In this episode of the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs podcast, Kham and Sean Reilly sit down together to discuss where we find...

Duration:00:29:31

How to Build a Company That Will Become a Household Name

5/31/2022
As an entrepreneur, there are lots of moving pieces. How do you create the perfect pitch? How do you get that first round of funding? And what do you do with it once it arrives? How do you build a successful business that will remain sustainable for years to come? Don’t worry - you’re not alone in any of these questions. In this episode of the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs podcast, Kham and Sean Reilly sit down together to discuss all things branding, marketing, and pitching, and how...

Duration:00:23:36

The Vulnerable Entrepreneurs on the Superpowers of Parenthood, Connection, and Authenticity

5/11/2022
Entrepreneurs aren’t supposed to be vulnerable. That’s what the culture tells us anyway. They’re supposed to know what they’re doing, move fast and break things, push forward at all costs… NO room for doubt, fear, insecurity, sadness… Until now. We’re tired of the rhetoric that’s keeping us all in boxes. We’re tired of being forced to smash our feelings down until they bubble out around the edges. That’s where the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs Podcast seeks to do: provide a platform for...

Duration:00:38:26

It's the end of 2020. How are you? Honestly.

12/22/2020
It’s the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs season 3 finale! We’re wrapping up this year and this season on a high note with the dynamic duo, Kham and Sean. In this episode they cover: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:29:08

Using Your Why to Make Something Happen; Founder Max Gallardo of Galaxis

12/2/2020
In this special two-part episode, our podcast guest is Max Gallardo, founder and CEO of Galaxis, an e-commerce platform powered by influencers. In part one they discuss his upbringing in Argentina and the following: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks to our Guest Max Gallardo ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:34:00

Hard Knocks and Sacrifices on the Road to Success; Founder Max Gallardo of Galaxis

12/2/2020
In this special two-part episode, our podcast guest is Max Gallardo, founder and CEO of Galaxis, an e-commerce platform powered by influencers. In part two they discuss: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks to our Guest Max Gallardo ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:35:54

Freedom is a Helluva Drug; With Bob Gallo of Rhino Holdings

11/30/2020
In this episode, Sean and Kham are joined by, Bob Gallo, of Rhino Holdings, R2 Hospitality, and Optimum Textiles. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Bob provides his insights as an entrepreneur. They discuss: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks to our Guest Bob Gallo ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:55:14

You Don’t Have Tomorrow to Be Successful: The Vulnerable Entrepreneurs

11/25/2020
In this episode of the Vulnerable Entrepreneurs, Sean tells a story that impacted his perspective on life. Kham discusses how he has to go all-in on something which sometimes involves making sacrifices. In this episode, they ruminate: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:32:28

The Importance of Passion in Running a Business; Jeannie Hebert, CEO of Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce

11/18/2020
Today’s guest is Jeannie Hebert, president, and CEO of the Blackstone Chamber of Commerce. She has received numerous awards within Central Massachusetts for her success within the industry and community. This episode’s topics include: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:49:28

Are They Failures or Lessons? How Learning from Our Mistakes Fuels Growth

11/12/2020
Sean and Kham discuss mistakes as entrepreneurs and how they can be used as lessons to be learned from. Whether it be in business or your personal life we all make mistakes and then seek solutions to correct them. Key takeaways in this episode are: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:23:49

How Discomfort Pushes You to Succeed

11/4/2020
Sean and Kham get straight to the point in this short episode. Entrepreneurs are born to take risks. As your business grows you may have to let go of the reins, which means you can’t be in control of everything. In this episode, we discussed: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:19:42

What’s the Most Impactful Thing You Can Do for Your Business

10/28/2020
Sean and Kham have a conversation about three key components to being a successful entrepreneur. From creating a business plan, to finding a mentor, it’s important to take breaks throughout your long and tiring days. This episode includes: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:32:37

Maybe It’s Maybelline or Maybe it’s Your Personality: Traits to Help You Become a Successful Entrepreneur

10/21/2020
In this episode, Sean and Kham talk about the personality traits they bring to the table as entrepreneurs. Are there certain traits that make entrepreneurs successful? Topics in this episode include: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:33:55

Prioritizing and Keeping Your Eye on the Prize with Troy Siebels

10/14/2020
In this episode, Sean and Kham are joined by Troy Siebels, the president and CEO of the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA. With the current pandemic, he has had to adapt his nonprofit in order to survive. This episode covers: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks to our guest Troy Siebels ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:50:28

How Focus Fuels Growth in Every Area of Your Business with Peter Martino

10/7/2020
Today’s guest, Peter Marino of Align360 Solutions brings up the entrepreneurial struggle of “I’m the only one that can do this.”When putting so much on your own plate, it can be difficult to stay focused. As we dive deeper into this topic, key points include: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks to our guest Peter Martino ———— For more resources:...

Duration:00:46:13

Nature or Nurture? Why You Need Drive and Desire as an Entrepreneur with Kham and Sean

10/1/2020
In Season 3, Episode 2 of The Vulnerable Entrepreneurs, Kham and Sean talk about different types of ventures whether it becoming an athlete, an entrepreneur, or a risk-taker. Drive and desire are two things that can motivate you to get you to that end goal. Along the way they cover these key points: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources:...

Duration:00:19:58

Why Your Intuition is On-point with The Vulnerable Entrepreneurs

9/23/2020
In this season 3 opener, Kham and Sean chat about that gut feeling when you have to take risks and make decisions. As this episode unravels, we will uncover the following key points: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ———— For more resources: https://thevepodcast.com/

Duration:00:19:55

Breaking Norms by Being Vulnerable: Interview with Rand Fishkin

9/8/2020
This week’s special guest is Rand Fishkin, former CEO of Moz, and most recently Founder and CEO of SparkToro. Rand speaks of the experiences that caused him to share vulnerably with other people. Listen as Sean uncovers interesting facts about Kham's and Rand's names. The three entrepreneurs also reveal advice that they would tell a 20-something year old who wants to be a millionaire. In this episode, they cover: Follow us @thevepodcast on Twitter & Instagram, hosted by @kinthirath and...

Duration:01:00:23

Leading with Empathy and Values: Interview with Francisco Oller Garcia

9/1/2020
Kham and Sean are joined by Providence College alumni, Francisco Oller Garcia. The three unravel what qualities and traits make a leader, and how leaning into the unknown and vulnerability allows us to grow and move forward. As leaders, we need continuous improvement to be a visionary for others. Topics in this episode include: —— ► Connect with Kham on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaminthi... ► Connect with Sean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reils/ ► Special Thanks...

Duration:00:39:36