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Welcome to Breakfast at Stinson’s! Hosted by recovering securities lawyer and banker, John Asher Thompson with the help of his fearless millennial producer, Becca Matimba. This podcast focuses on the most basic of questions: What is a well spent life? How do you define success in your life? John wants to explore a little deeper. How do your beliefs about life translate into real world decision-making? And by the way, how much sleep do you get (don’t lie!)? Join us in unique conversations with a Hollywood producer, banker, internet entrepreneur, blues musician, mother and financial planner and more. We hope you’ll chime in!

Welcome to Breakfast at Stinson’s! Hosted by recovering securities lawyer and banker, John Asher Thompson with the help of his fearless millennial producer, Becca Matimba. This podcast focuses on the most basic of questions: What is a well spent life? How do you define success in your life? John wants to explore a little deeper. How do your beliefs about life translate into real world decision-making? And by the way, how much sleep do you get (don’t lie!)? Join us in unique conversations with a Hollywood producer, banker, internet entrepreneur, blues musician, mother and financial planner and more. We hope you’ll chime in!
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Welcome to Breakfast at Stinson’s! Hosted by recovering securities lawyer and banker, John Asher Thompson with the help of his fearless millennial producer, Becca Matimba. This podcast focuses on the most basic of questions: What is a well spent life? How do you define success in your life? John wants to explore a little deeper. How do your beliefs about life translate into real world decision-making? And by the way, how much sleep do you get (don’t lie!)? Join us in unique conversations with a Hollywood producer, banker, internet entrepreneur, blues musician, mother and financial planner and more. We hope you’ll chime in!

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Episodes

EP. 16 - John Asher Thompson III

11/6/2018
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John Asher Thompson III, also known as Boe, was born 5 days before 9/11. He survived the NICU at St. David’s Hospital, came home with monitors and wires attached, and took drops of caffeine to keep his breathing regular. That scrawny kid is now 6’1” and 230 lbs and is the starting guard on his HS football team. He loves music, friends and driving. He talks what success looks like to him. #success #breakfastatstinsons

Duration:00:55:39

EP. 15 - Becca Matimba

11/6/2018
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Becca Matimba is first generation African-American born and raised in Texas. She’s 24, has a BBA in Marketing, studied the Meisner method in San Fran, runs her own photography business, loves to travel and tell stories. And she also happens to produce our podcast! Becca brings her experiences, insights and unique perspective to our conversation on success! #success #breakfastatstinsons #enneagram #beccamatimbaphoto

Duration:00:46:52

EP. 14 - Rodney Rice

10/10/2018
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Rodney Rice, known to some as Rocket, was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug while eating rotisserie chicken and swilling wine Hemingway-style in Madrid nearly 30 years ago. After a stint on Wall Street, Rodney became part of the founding management team of Einstein Bros Bagels, before venturing out and starting Home Advisors (formerly Service Magic) which grew to $250 million of annual revenue under his watch. Now he’s doing it again with Waldo Photos. Rodney is an old friend a good sport...

Duration:00:48:48

EP. 13 - Kelli Kelley

10/10/2018
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If you have or someone you care about has experienced the NICU, and especially if you are a parent whose child has spent time in the NICU, Kelli Kelley is someone you should know. She lived a story that hits very close to home, and she decided to do something about it. So she started Hand to Hold, which is all about helping families before, during, and after a NICU stay. Kelli has an amazing story to tell and we hope you’ll listen. #success #breakfastatstinsons #handtohold #nicu #childbirth

Duration:00:56:46

EP. 12 - Gordon Marino

10/10/2018
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Born and raised in the real Jersey Shore, with dreams of playing in the NFL, Gordon Marino was hit with a hard right that dropped him to his knees. So he did what anyone would do—he learned Danish and studied Kierkegaard. Fighter, philosopher, writer and professor, Gordon holds degrees from Columbia and Penn, with a PhD from the University of Chicago. He now teaches philosophy at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. You won’t want to miss this extraordinary time with Gordon on Breakfast at...

Duration:00:43:43

EP. 11 - Kat Kronenberg

10/3/2018
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Children’s book author Kat Kronenberg dares us to dream big. After losing both her brother and sister to heart arrhythmias, Kat was at a symphony when, as she says, something whacked her over the head and she decided to write a book about the power of a smile in people’s lives. Since then she’s become a best selling author, and she’s not close to done. So bring your smile and let’s listen to what she has to share with us.

Duration:00:48:07

EP. 10 - John Asher Thompson Sr.

10/3/2018
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The original John Asher Thompson joins Breakfast at Stinsons in this episode to talk about his life, from a small west Texas town to the Gulf of Tonkin and later all over the world with Delta Airlines. A wonderful husband and dad, cancer survivor and Parkinson’s combatant, and a naval aviator who flew 220 missions off carriers in Vietnam too, John Sr. shares his views on what a successful life looks like to him, with some great stories and a host of memories of times gone by.

Duration:01:16:56

EP. 9 - Jeanne Lewis

10/3/2018
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Raised in New Orleans, Jeanne Lewis cut her professional teeth in the media worlds of New York and San Francisco, before venturing out on her own to start up, and then sell, her first internet business called CreativeBug. Now she’s off to the Big Island with her rum philosopher husband and daughters, while building her second web-based business. On this episode Jeanne talks about the path that took her to Hawaii and what success looks like to her now.

Duration:01:08:03

EP. 8 - Mike Cross

9/26/2018
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Mike Cross is the best blues singer and musician in Austin, Texas today. Maybe that’s just our humble opinion but you should listen for yourself. Introduced to the guitar in Navajo tent meetings when he was a child, Mike hasn’t put it down since. His music is inspired by his mother’s piano playing, Mahalia Jackson, Marvin Gaye, the Beatles and others and he’s been a fixture on the Austin music scene since 1991. On this episode Mike talks with us about life, music, Austin and what success...

Duration:00:44:42

EP. 7 - Chad Auler

9/26/2018
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Deep Eddy Vodka? Chad Auler invented it (with his partner). Dulce Vida Tequila? Chad owns it. A lifelong Austin resident and sixth generation Texan, Chad is active with The University of Texas, many boards and philanthropic endeavors. He’s a family man and an avid golfer and outdoorsman. On this episode Chad shares his insights on success, life, family and business. #success #dulcevida #tequila #deepeddyvodka

Duration:00:49:41

EP. 6 - Sara Glakas

9/26/2018
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Black Barn is not your run of the mill investments shop. For one thing its founder Sara Glakas wants to listen. She started the Austin Women’s Investing Group, she’s active in the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women, and she also won 4 national championships with her NCAA basketball team. Sara is also a mom and wife and somehow keeps it all moving in a positive direction. On the episode, Sara shares about business, motherhood, and life. Hope you’ll listen! @NCAAwomen

Duration:00:56:58

EP. 4 - Chase Heard

9/20/2018
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Raised in Florida, artist and designer, Chase Heard was educated in Virginia, where he developed his painting skills and met the friends who would become the band Wrinkle Neck Mules. After several years painting and playing music with the Mules he relocated to Austin, TX to pursue his passion for design. He received his Masters of Architecture at University of Texas and worked as an architect for a number of years before turning his efforts to developing the Howler Brothers clothing brand....

Duration:00:59:52

EP. 5 - Dean (Coach) Campbell

9/20/2018
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Dean Campbell is a good friend and fine man. He has coached at the D1 level for 38 years, both as a position coach and coordinator. He has coached in 20 bowl games and also coached 2 players in the College Football Hall of Fame. He finished his coaching career by turning around the Hyde Park High School football team and has left a powerful legacy as a mentor, coach and example for countless young men and women at every stop along the way. Every time I talk to Coach I learn something and...

Duration:00:48:26

EP. 3 - Marty Bowen

9/18/2018
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Raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Marty Bowen has reached the pinnacle of success in Hollywood, having produced films like for Love, Simon (2018), the Twilight Saga (2008) The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and First Man (2018) with Ryan Gosling and Academy-Award winning director, Damien Chazelle, which is in theaters now. On this episode, old friends, John and Marty discuss plans for living, the film business, failure and of...

Duration:01:00:49

EP. 2 - Alex Williamson

9/18/2018
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If you haven’t heard of Bumble, you’re not paying attention. Alex Williamson is Bumble’s, Chief Brand Officer and joins us in this episode to talk about how Bumble got started and the inspiration behind founder, Whitney Wolfe Herd’s innovative and radically new networking platform. Alex has her own story to tell as well and it is well worth the listen. #bumble #makethefirstmove #ipo #dating #breastcancer #cancer #survivingcancer #bumblebuzz

Duration:01:10:13

EP. 1 - David Kirschner

9/6/2018
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The story of David Kirschner’s dad might be one of the most remarkable Holocaust stories you’ll hear. Maybe just the most remarkable story period. Just as powerful is the legacy he left behind in his family. David, who has worked at Goldman Sachs for over 20 years and serves on the firm’s Top Advisors and Advisors Council Groups, joins us in the podcast. On this episode, David shares the life of his dad, along with a lot of other great stories, observations and insights into...

Duration:00:51:01