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#30 - Spend some time w Naresh Vissa and gain some new tools to market your business

We have spent the last few months talking to guests that will encourage you to say "YES" to opportunities. But then what to do next... Naresh offers some great advice on marketing and podcasting as two great tools for your new business.


Baja Sessions w Austin "Fish" Farner - This is a Baja 1000 pre show, and "Fishgistics update

Almost all of our guests have had some experience with Baja and Off Road Racing. I figured we might as well talk about the Baja 1000 that is coming up this Friday w a media expert, Austin Fish Farner. Check out todays show and hear about the great stuff "Fish": has going on and his winning predictions.


#29 - Head out West to be a Country Music Star? Erin Cosgrove did…

Erin picked up her bags and headed West to become an actress and pursue her passion. She found out that singing songs in front of a crowd might be exactly what she was meant to be instead of acting. Erin also talks about her parents and the fact that they did not like this idea in the beginning and the choices she had to make along the way. I appreciate how she is just enough country and success to kick off her latest single this year!


Baja Sessions - Update on our work with Corazon De Vida and the Orphanages in Baja

Throughout the year we are involved with Corazon De Vida and their efforts to support 10 orphanages in Baja, Mexico. George Perez has been with CDV for many years and today he hives us an update on 2018 and the recent gala event in San Diego. If you are interested in helping please listen to this show for details and how you can become involved


#28 - History Channels “Missing in Action” cast member and P.I. Jax Atwell on this weeks show

If your prone to be in Law Enforcement or private investigative work, Jax is you role model. We talked about how his law enforcement career landed him on the History Channel and how he started his own PI business in Az. Great story from a guy that is busy working hard and raising three boys.


Baja Sessions with retreat Expert Tammy Peterson of Retreats Unlimited - Tecate/La Paz

Most people head south of the border for adventure, but how about some relaxation. Listen to the incredible retreats that Tammy Peterson has put together around the world but includes two locations in our favorite destination, BAJA! We all know deep down how important it is to set time aside for ourselves, Tammy gives us the perfect excuse.


#27 - A little "Salt and Pepper" with RAAD Ghantous leading the charge in interior design

Raad is not only one of the premiere interior design firm owners in Orange County, he is one hell of a guy! This shows goes deep into philosophy of life in your 50's, how to say Yes to just about everything, and deciding not to go to your dream college because their was a war going on there. Everyone will find something to love about this conversation. "We don't design interiors, we design experiences" - Raad Ghantous


Baja Sessions speaks to Collin Corrigan from Cerveceria Transpeninsular about beer and business

Thinking about heading south to start a business? Check out todays show with Collin Corrigan as he explains the do's and font's of getting started. Yes you can make money and enjoy all the things in life you seek in Baja! Plus he gets to make beer all day...


#26 - Phil Downs w/ two tours of duty will tell you to “Have a bias for action”

Phil Downs made the decision to serve our country despite his parents best wishes. He enlisted and served two tours in Iraq serving our country. He lives by the motto “Do it as aggressively as possible”. Phil walks through the decision process of saying YES to the Military and then the emotional side of leading soldiers into combat. Don’t miss this interview.


Drew Deckman - Baja Sessions re-air from earlier this year

Many people I have spoken to had not heard my interview with Chef Drew Deckman. After a very successful series of events in Baja, people are starting to know all about Drew. Here is my interview with him earlier this year at his famous restaurant in the Valle De Guadalupe.


#25 - Jim Riley Interviewed By Jim Beaver on the Spartan Ultra Beast with Fan Questions

In this special episode of the Answer is Yes host Jim Riley is interviewed by Jim Beaver of the Down & Dirty Radio Show on the Spartan Ultra Beast he just competed in and finished 2nd, his Spartan Racing career, and answers fan questions.


Baja Sessions - Visionary Mike Pearlman talks about bringing back the NORRA Mexican 1000

In this very special interview, Mike Pearlman talks about the original NORRA 1000 and how it started. Mike shares intimate stories about his father and where the term "Off Road" came from in the first place. If you love Off Road Racing and Baja - you have to hear this show!


#24 - Matt Balducci talks becoming a business coach and mentor at an early age

Matt created a successful business at an early age and turned that into opportunity. In this interview we learn how Matt took a basic painting business and made a fortune from his will to grow. He is now coaching others how to do the same. This is a rare look at the other side of a young business coach.


Baja Sessions with everyones friend, Lucas Hand, 30 year veteran of Baja

Lucas has been traveling through Baja since he was 5 years old. He is the guy that you see around town that can help you get anything you need if your in a jam. He is a off road racing fanatic and has the history to prove it.


#23 - Richard Hiraga lived in a van at 15 and made his way to found several companies

Richard Hiraga is the founder and CEO of GQ-6 Hydration products. I love his story from start to finish. If you don’t know where to go with your career, please listen to this show. Richard has taken hard work and applied those skills to becoming successful in everything he has done. You will not be disappointed in this story.


Baja Sessions with Valle De Guadalupe wine expert, Michael Langdon

Michael Langdon was one of the early adapters and proponents of Baja Wines from the Valle De Guadalupe. I would suggest that he is an expert in Baja Wines and committed his career to building brands through his position at Whole Foods. He was on the cutting edge of what is becoming very popular. This show barely scratches the surface of who Michael Langdon is in the wine business but we are all better for his passion in wine. Your Host Jim Riley - CEO of Adventure


#22 - Henry Park takes on the Mortgage business and passes on life advice from his dad

Henry Park is on the brink of cashing out in the Mortgage business but not before he passes on some great advice from his Dad. Over the years Henry has been focused on making money, and lots of it. However, after the recent passing of his Father, he wants people to look around and enjoy their families too. Follow his story and the end game at


Baja Sessions -30 Yr Baja veteran, Ryan Arciero talks about taking his family (2 yr old Twins) to Baja

Ryan Arciero has been traveling to Baja for 30 years as an Off Road Racer. Now he has made it a lifestyle for his wife and kids. He shares his stories about getting married and regular family vacations in Mexico. Plus we get some interesting history on his Grandfather in the wine business and more. Your Host - Jim Riley CEO of Adventure


#21 - Rachel Svoboda sets the standard for powerful women working in Orange County and making a change

I had the pleasure of meeting Rachel as I was preparing to launch this podcast. Through her words of encouragement as a publicist, it gave me the courage to say “Yes” to my partner and begin this project. Since that initial meeting, I have watched Rachel work her way through Orange County making a difference in the lives of others and through her hard work with women. She has the discipline to keep her Fridays open for collaborative meetings with her at the Center Club while building...


Baja Sessions - Sal Fish takes you back to Baja in 1954 and covers his humble start in racing

Listet to the legendary and very humble, Sal Fish, talk about the early years in baja and how things started to take place for Off Road Racing. This is a show we have all been waiting for and more. Trust me there will be a part 2 in the future.