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The Backpocket Podcast

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The Backpocket brings life and appreciation to the stories of common individuals. The podcast illuminates how every person has an innate ability to be an entrepreneur, motivator and influencer. The hosts, Andrew Inserra and Declan Brown, are simply two wildly average guys who fully recognize their flaws and failures. Through their average qualities, they strive to narrate the growth of themselves from their failures and learn from each guest that they have on the show. Episodes every Monday, come enjoy the experience.

The Backpocket brings life and appreciation to the stories of common individuals. The podcast illuminates how every person has an innate ability to be an entrepreneur, motivator and influencer. The hosts, Andrew Inserra and Declan Brown, are simply two wildly average guys who fully recognize their flaws and failures. Through their average qualities, they strive to narrate the growth of themselves from their failures and learn from each guest that they have on the show. Episodes every Monday, come enjoy the experience.
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Anchor FM

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The Backpocket brings life and appreciation to the stories of common individuals. The podcast illuminates how every person has an innate ability to be an entrepreneur, motivator and influencer. The hosts, Andrew Inserra and Declan Brown, are simply two wildly average guys who fully recognize their flaws and failures. Through their average qualities, they strive to narrate the growth of themselves from their failures and learn from each guest that they have on the show. Episodes every Monday, come enjoy the experience.

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English


Episodes

Golden Nuggets of A Selfless Story (feat. Jay Louricas)

12/18/2018
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(00:12) Addition U = Serving and Supporting children who are impacted by substance abuse of a family member through storytelling. ------ (07:45) The snowball effect of winning the Fowler award is a story in itself. Success continues to leave clues. ------ (11:25) Making decisions is a difficult task, and we have to make them everyday... welcome back Matty C Memorial! ------ https://www.yourbackpockets.com/blog/s2-e44-top-3-golden-nuggets ------ https://flipboard.com/

Duration:00:16:31

S2 E45 - The Guiding Light (feat. Giselle Ugarte)

12/17/2018
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Giselle is a entrepreneur, a motivational speaker, and confidence curator in the Twin Cities. She is the director of New Media at Media Bridge Advertising ( http://mediabridgeadvertising.com/ ) and she hired Andrew on about a month ago. ------------------ We talk about her big transition from radio to media bridge and all the struggles, success, and how it all tied in with our story (spoiler: there is big time overlap). ------------------ It’s our last Monday podcast of Season 2 and what...

Duration:01:44:28

Marketing Intern Spotlight #22 - Coach Chris Husby

12/13/2018
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Coach Husby was our kicking and specialists Coach at UST our senior year and also is a co-host of 4th Down Experience podcast where he has had on guests such as Pat McAfee. Coach has listen to every single one of our podcasts making him far greater than a tier above the rest. Enjoy this episode with Coach Husby and hear his entrepreneur path as a coach and founder of Special Teams Football Academy. ----------- Every listener is a marketing intern. The Marketing Intern Spotlight (MIS) is a...

Duration:00:39:05

Golden Nuggets of Patience with your Passion (feat. Vinny Amendola)

12/12/2018
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(00:12) Boutique Fitness = a community-like group exercise focusing on specific workouts. Vinny worked at Core Power at the Director of Operation for 8 years and become passion about what fitness does to an individual, so he decided to start up something a little bit different, ALTR Fitness. With more people participating in boutique fitness, Vinny asked his former co-worker, Kari Ament - exCOO of Core Power, to join forces. The experience of boutique fitness is the most important aspect....

Duration:00:19:59

S2 E44 - A Selfless Story (feat. Jay Louricas)

12/10/2018
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Jay's story starts when he was 12 years old and had his family torn apart by substance abuse. Going through the D.A.R.E program in High School, he felt that the messages were unrelatable. To fix this issue, he took matters into his own hands and started speaking to high schools in the area about his story and the impact of substance abuse in families. ------------- Fast forward to the present day, Jay co-founded Addiction U with his college classmate Eric Martin. They won the University of...

Duration:01:25:33

Marketing Intern Spotlight #21 - Mark Amick

12/6/2018
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Mark "the Shark" Amick is currently enrolled in graduate school at Northwestern Health Sciences University. He is studying up on how to be the best Backpocket Chiro... in addition to being our 2nd string producer. We played football with Mark at the University of St. Thomas for 4 years. Andrew lived with Mark (along with Greg Ebacher "MIS #20") for 3 years. He is one of our best friends, and his ability to enhance an environment is second to none. Thank you for coming back on Backpocket!...

Duration:00:41:27

Golden Nuggets of Without Fail, Elevate (feat. Mark Metry)

12/5/2018
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(00:12) Mark Metry detailed how there is a serious integration of technology we are not even aware of. If you don’t have a plan for tomorrow. There’s an increased chance of feeling hopeless. Virtual reality has become the forefront of helping solve this problem. Example: Wal-Mart has VR headsets that train employees efficiently by learning thorough doing. The list of exponential technologies keeps progressing which means a bunch of different industries are being created at the same time....

Duration:00:20:37

S2 E43 - Patience with your Passion (feat. Vinny Amendola)

12/3/2018
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Vinny Amendola is the co-founder of ALTR Fitness, a local HIT fitness gym in the North Loop (Minneapolis). Vinny was head of business operations for CORE POWER before he left to start ALTR with Kari Ament (COO of CORE POWER). --- They launched ALTR back in August of 2017 and a little over a year later they're one of the more prominent HIT fitness gyms in the Twin Cities. Enjoy our conversation with Vinny! --- Check out ALTR here, your first week is free: https://altrfit.com --- Enjoy more...

Duration:01:19:45

Marketing Intern Spotlight #20 - Greg Ebacher

11/29/2018
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We were football teammates with Greg for 4 years. He was Andrew's college roommate for 4 years. But more importantly, he was our 3rd string producer producing a total of 1 podcast with us. We talk about Greg's trials and tribulations and how he's attacked everything in his life with positivity and high energy. Bless your ears with this episode, Marketing Interns! -------------------- Every listener is a marketing intern. The Marketing Intern Spotlight (MIS) is a conversation with a marketing...

Duration:00:42:59

Golden Nuggets of Cyber Insecurity (feat. Keith Daniels)

11/28/2018
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(00:12) As a society, we’ve given our privacy up to the government, Facebook, Google, etc… because it’s convenient. ----- (05:19) One of the biggest concern’s Keith has with cyber security is outsiders comprehending who is breaking into company’s to steal their information. ----- (08:13) Drinks-giving is the highest recorded day for DUIs... BE CAREFUL FOLKS. ----- https://www.yourbackpockets.com/blog/s2-e41-top-3-golden-nuggets https://flipboard.com/

Duration:00:14:05

S2 E42 - Without Fail, Elevate (feat. Mark Metry)

11/26/2018
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This week’s podcast features Mark Metry, a 21 year old entrepreneur who founded Vu Dream ( markmetry.com ) and runs a top 100 podcast called the Humans 2.0 podcast ( https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/humans-2-0-podcast/id1270828712?mt=2 ). Mark by the numbers ---- 12 years old: at this age Mark was running a Youtube Channel showcasing him playing Call of Duty and had 35,000 subscribers ---- 15 years old: at this age, Mark started his own Minecraft server and 7 months after her started it...

Duration:01:15:56

Marketing Intern Spotlight #19 - Gabe Malinski

11/21/2018
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He was featured on TFM , he is the founder of Never Peak Products ( https://neverpeakproducts.com/ ), and he is the youngest looking 23 year old to ever come on the show. Gabe graduated from University of St. Thomas with us back in May and came on the podcast to discuss. Whether it’s planning Derby Day parties in college or injuring himself running through the St. Thomas fountain, the man has stories! --------------------- Every listener is a marketing intern. The Marketing Intern Spotlight...

Duration:00:36:05

Golden Nuggets of Cyber Insecurity (feat. Keith Daniels)

11/21/2018
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Latest episode of The Backpocket Podcast

Duration:00:14:05

Golden Nuggets of Getting Twisted (feat. Dot's Pretzels)

11/20/2018
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(00:12) Dot’s Average Quality: Trying New Recipes... Sometimes great, other times YUCK. ------------- (04:50) Entrepreneurship is ageless. ------------- (08:35) The untapped power of a mustache. ------------- https://www.yourbackpockets.com/blog/s2-e40-top-3-golden-nuggets https://flipboard.com/

Duration:00:15:48

S2 E41 - Cyber Insecurity (feat. Keith Daniels)

11/19/2018
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Keith Daniels is a lawyer and an entrepreneur working in Cyber Security. We unpack how Instagram, Facebook, Google and companies alike are using OUR data. Find out the progression of cyber security and what's in store for the future. --------------- Making it to the back-end for out worldly renowned segments including the average quality, what did we learn, and a feel good story. This week also includes a Thanksgiving theme with Andrew, Declan, and Sam talking giving thanks. ---------------...

Duration:01:26:30

Marketing Intern Spotlight #18 - Sam Schuneman

11/15/2018
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We hired an intern. A real one. A full blown producer, Senior Marketing Intern. Get to know Sam’s story and his struggle with saying the word “like” every other word. --------------------- Every listener is a marketing intern. The Marketing Intern Spotlight (MIS) is a conversation with a marketing intern. This podcast is for the marketing interns by the marketing interns! If you want to be apart of the MIS movement, reach out to us at thebackpocketpodcast@gmail.com or by raven!...

Duration:00:33:14

Golden Nuggets of Finding What You Love (feat. Gino Giovannelli)

11/14/2018
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(00:12) Gino taught english in an Austrian High School during his final year of college. As a consultant in marketing, he taught hotels how to optimize digital platforms. He wrote a book called Winning on the Web. During all of these experiences, he learned he loved to teach. Gino said, “ If I can teach it, then I know it and that's how I know I love it.” -------------------- (05:20) Gino ‘s Average Quality: Balancing Learning & Teaching. In digital, there is a constant feeling of going to...

Duration:00:17:17

S2 E40 - Getting Twisted (feat. Dot's Pretzels)

11/12/2018
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After all the Dot’s Pretzels we consumed, we decided to get the story behind these magical twisted sticks. We had a conversation with Dot and her husband Randy unpacking their journey to creating Dot’s Pretzels. Dot had a 30 year career in finance and was retired before she started making pretzels as a hobby for family and friends. The hobby turned into a business and now that business sells pretzels in 46 of the 50 states. ---------------- https://www.dotspretzels.com/ ----------------...

Duration:00:59:45

Marketing Intern Spotlight #17 - Annie Vitale

11/8/2018
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Senior Marketing Intern, Head of BP Marketing, Annie Vitale. She is the reason we have brand awareness. Annie turned our logo from below average to above average about a year ago. She provided an unbelievable amount of value to us and we are forever indebted to her. ------------- We unpack her journey as a dancer at St. Thomas, her transition to grad school, and her unbelievable dedication to the BP. -------------- Every listener is a marketing intern. The Marketing Intern Spotlight (MIS) is...

Duration:00:35:26

Golden Nuggets of Life's A Beach (feat Josh Leddy)

11/7/2018
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(00:12) Lake weed removal cleanses the body. For Josh, Life’s A Beach is a liberating experience. Through injury, Josh has played more of a management role the past few years. Transitions are hard. Staying true to the simple things is what motivates the pass to move forward. ------------------------------ (03:45) Start your day with a routine. If your average quality is scheduling, then find a morning kickstarter. Josh struggles with formal planning, yet he is balanced when it comes to...

Duration:00:11:36