Posts filed under: Podcaster Features

Successful, but unhappy.   It’s not often that we find these two words elbow to elbow in the same sentence. For many of us, the very idea of success implies some measure of satisfaction and fulfillment. But what happens when you reach your goal and find out that it’s not like how you wanted it to be? What do you do when this ‘success’ is actually becoming a negative stressor in your life?   You......
Continue Reading →
How do you define culture? It’s one of those tricky words, like love, that everyone understands but few can articulate. Is culture a series of familial traditions? Rituals? Rites? Shared beliefs and value systems? However you define culture, it is something that we are all inadvertently a part of. From social culture, to your personal heritage, and even the professional culture of your workplace – it’s a ubiquitous phenomenon. In fact, in many circumstances culture......
Continue Reading →
Niche. Niche. Niche.   We can’t stress this enough. One of the quintessential keys to becoming successful with your podcast is identifying and targeting your approach to a specific niche audience – and no one knows this better than Scott Carson, CEO of We Close Notes.   Scott has been involved with the real estate market for over 15 years and has been an active investor since 2002. However, seemingly at the peak of his......
Continue Reading →
Cold. Calculating. Profit-oriented.   That’s how Dr. Terri Levine describes her experience in corporate America. As a senior executive in a major healthcare corporation, Terri was well on her way to becoming a rising star in the business world. And yet…something was off. While the company she worked for continued to generate substantial profit, the employee and client turnover rate was massive. A continuous revolving door of new faces was a fairly accurate indicator of......
Continue Reading →
If you want to be the best, it’s only logical that you should learn from the best, right? This theory can be applied to any situation where a person desires to learn a new skill set or improve an existing system. Today, however, we’re focusing our attention on business success. Why do some people continually rise while others remain stagnant or burn out? For Bob Roark, it was more than just idle speculation – it......
Continue Reading →
  How do you measure success?   Well, in truth, that question is relative. After all, isn’t success determined by the goals and standards we set for ourselves? And there is definitely something to be said for that, but…in terms of podcasting… well, we’d say a 3-6 month waiting list for your internationally recognized CEOs and billionaire guests is probably about as close as you get to a quantifiable measurement.   Our featured guest today......
Continue Reading →
It’s not all that often that you find a CEO whose story you can chronicle all the way from the gritty reality of a rehabilitation center to multimillion-dollar riches. But then again, Mitch Russo isn’t just any CEO. Born and raised in a small community called Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, Russo likens his childhood to being born into a family of entrepreneurs. “I started out selling candy on the streets of New York with my dad.......
Continue Reading →
All too often in life, the methodically structured and meticulously organized plans we make for ourselves seem to, well, unravel right in front of our eyes. As frustrating as it may be at times, it’s the nature of being human to never really know what’s around the next bend, or where its divergent path might lead you. For Debra Graugnard, that unexpected bend came in 1987, with a shotgun pressed against the small of her......
Continue Reading →