Brought to you by Level 5 Mentors, the Black Diamond Podcast is a unique experience for both listeners and guests. We celebrate innovation and creative leadership by interviewing some of the world's best and brightest entrepreneurs, founders, and influencers. Your host, Eric Malzone, is a serial entrepreneur and podcast host with well over 500 interviews under his belt with the Future of Fitness podcast and Fitness Blitz Radio.
Ep. 27 Kiah Hochstetler: Goodworks Evergreen & Keeping Communities Profitable
Goodworks Ventures launches Evergreen, a new effort to purchase stable, profitable companies and help them grow under new leadership. In this episode, we talked about how good relationships and network are essential, business model they use at GoodWorks, its mission to provide transition opportunities to retiring owners by acquiring their local Montana businesses, with the goal of keeping quality jobs within the community and MUCH MORE!
Ep. 26 Getting Out of Your Own Way
You probably have many reasons why you don’t get things done. Most of them are beyond your control, but instead of focusing on things you can’t control, focus on your worst enemy, the one that you can control - yourself. In this episode, seasoned entrepreneur Ken Andrukow shared tips that will help you get out of your own way to finally be able to get things done and be productive.
Ep. 25 Christopher Udall: Clarity Road & The Profitability of Peace
In this episode, Christopher shared how he built non-profit organization, Rebuild for Peace. A Non-Profit organization focused on providing vocational education, peace training, leadership and entrepreneurship training to the youth which are mostly refugees, he also explained how the way to a more peaceful world can be profitable and his passion for changing the world and building peace in the wake of violent conflict.
Ep. 24 Sam Lucas: Monetizing Your Content with SpecialProject.io
Daily grind is real, thankfully, there are lots of software applications that can help us in our daily lives, it’s safe to say that software is an invaluable tool that will help you operate and grow your business quickly. In this episode, Sam shared his knowledge in the software application world, how important it is especially in the fast-paced and digitally connected world we live in today, and he discussed his company Special Project Inc and how it can help video content creators to produce and stream original series, seasons, and episodes and predictably grow business with subscription memberships. Enjoy the episode!
Ep. 23 Deacon Andrews: SISU Strong & Pursuing Authenticity
Passion powers the hard work, determination, and creativity that make great accomplishments possible. In this episode, Deacon shares his journey as US army, his passion in action sports and the challenges he had, that leads him to start his online training facility, SISU Strong, which is their goal is to help people begin to enjoy the world of action sports and help clients reach their performance goals.
Ep. 22 Denis Vidmar: MushHub & The Future of Fungi
Denis Vidmar grew up on mushroom farms scattered across the world, thanks to his dad, Zlatko, from Asia, Europe, to now, North America. His fascination and passion grew in the last decade and he evolved from the Button White, Cremini and Portabella, into Exotic, Wild & Medicinal Mushrooms. He believes your refrigerator should be your medicine cabinet and that path begins with Mushrooms. Mushrooms are an ingredient that should be a part of every meal, and because of the vast varieties and taste profiles, for every meal, there is a Mushroom that will highlight it, and in this episode, Denis talks about how he educates people on the tremendous health benefits and magical power of mushrooms and how it benefits the environment, the culinary world, his company MushHub and so much more!