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Rally is a business podcast produced by Hearst Connecticut Media. The show’s first season will include weekly episodes highlighting stories from business executives and entrepreneurs who have filed for bankruptcy, launched a technology company soon after the 2008 financial crisis, closed a major New York City newspaper and turned around an advertising agency when conditions look grim. Business reporter and Rally host Macaela J. Bennett has spent a year collecting these stories of hardship and missteps in people’s careers to share with listeners inspiring examples of overcoming obstacles.

Rally is a business podcast produced by Hearst Connecticut Media. The show’s first season will include weekly episodes highlighting stories from business executives and entrepreneurs who have filed for bankruptcy, launched a technology company soon after the 2008 financial crisis, closed a major New York City newspaper and turned around an advertising agency when conditions look grim. Business reporter and Rally host Macaela J. Bennett has spent a year collecting these stories of hardship and missteps in people’s careers to share with listeners inspiring examples of overcoming obstacles.
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Rally is a business podcast produced by Hearst Connecticut Media. The show’s first season will include weekly episodes highlighting stories from business executives and entrepreneurs who have filed for bankruptcy, launched a technology company soon after the 2008 financial crisis, closed a major New York City newspaper and turned around an advertising agency when conditions look grim. Business reporter and Rally host Macaela J. Bennett has spent a year collecting these stories of hardship and missteps in people’s careers to share with listeners inspiring examples of overcoming obstacles.

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Episodes

Ep 4: Dark Times, Bright Lights

6/14/2018
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In 2009, just as the full effects of the recent financial crisis were being felt, two longtime friends decided to start a small business. Greenwich natives Ron Young and Bob Ostrander believed their business had huge growth potential, but some told them it was “just a fad.” Their company was premised on the growing LED-lighting industry. By 2010, the founders realized they had a lot of work to do before Tri-State LED could expect to sell many lightbulbs. For the first two years, Young and...

Duration:00:19:13

Ep 3: Finding A New Identity

6/7/2018
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When longtime attorney Helene Godin gave up her legal career without a plan, she felt directionless. She’d turned away from it after feeling overworked yet content with everything she’d accomplished in the field. Her journey included working on copyright cases for famous novels, screening Saturday Night Live scripts for defamatory language and overseeing Audible’s sale to Amazon. Eventually, she wound up at Bloomberg and the intense work environment pushed her to the max. She always strove...

Duration:00:25:54

Episode 1: Rebuilding After Bankruptcy

6/2/2018
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Behind most bankruptcies is an exhausted CEO. Around 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, Rob Morrison, the CEO of New York City retailer Gracious Home was signing and sending bankruptcy documents to his attorneys. They filed for Gracious Home’s (second) bankruptcy in the middle of the night so Rob would have time to break the news to his staff before reporters started calling asking for a comment. On this episode of Rally, a podcast about business leaders facing failure and bouncing back,...

Duration:00:23:33

Episode 2: Such A Thing As Too Much Success

6/2/2018
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Ample Hills Creamery owners Jackie Cuscuna and Brian Smith tell their story of grappling with success so overwhelming that they were afraid it would cost them their business before it even got off the ground. In this episode of Rally, a podcast about business leaders facing failure and bouncing back, we hear about how neglecting to plan for success led Ample Hills Creamery to close its doors just a few days after opening in 2011. Ample Hills opened in Brooklyn, New York, with ambitions of...

Duration:00:30:43

Introducing Rally: It's okay to fail

5/22/2018
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In this season one trailer for Rally, a podcast about business leaders facing failure and bouncing back, we hear one teenage entrepreneur’s story about learning the importance of failing. Rally is a business podcast produced by Hearst Connecticut Media. The show’s first season will include weekly episodes highlighting stories from business executives and entrepreneurs who have filed for bankruptcy, launched a technology company soon after the 2008 financial crisis, closed a major New York...

Duration:00:07:00