9 episodes

Kevin Jones (founder and CEO of Celero Commerce) and Brian Castle (founder and CEO of Parklife Communications), friends and business colleagues for more than two decades, are creating a podcasted dedicated to the leaders, entrepreneurs, culture-carriers, and dreamers who are foundational to the American spirit. In each episode, the duo explore topics ranging from developing people to their highest potential to core values like respect and humility. Their conversations with each other and guests are funny and inspiring, thought-provoking and endearing, evocative of relationships of those who are battle-hardened yet still fresh in their passion.

Because We Had To Celero

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

Kevin Jones (founder and CEO of Celero Commerce) and Brian Castle (founder and CEO of Parklife Communications), friends and business colleagues for more than two decades, are creating a podcasted dedicated to the leaders, entrepreneurs, culture-carriers, and dreamers who are foundational to the American spirit. In each episode, the duo explore topics ranging from developing people to their highest potential to core values like respect and humility. Their conversations with each other and guests are funny and inspiring, thought-provoking and endearing, evocative of relationships of those who are battle-hardened yet still fresh in their passion.

    9. Whose Brian Is It Anyway?

    9. Whose Brian Is It Anyway?

    Kevin Jones (founder and CEO of Celero) and Brian Castle (founder and CEO of Parklife) welcome Brian Moyer, President and CEO of the Greater Nashville Technology Council.

    https://technologycouncil.com/
    https://www.celerocommerce.com/

    • 34 min
    8. Back to the Future with Jodie Kelley

    8. Back to the Future with Jodie Kelley

    In this special episode of Because We Had To, hosts Brian Castle and Kevin Jones talk with Jodie Kelley, CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association. Listen to their conversation on technology and innovation in the payments industry.

    https://electran.org
    https://celerocommerce.com

    • 40 min
    7. Because We Had To Goes Live!

    7. Because We Had To Goes Live!

    For this special live edition of Because We Had To, we spoke with successful entrepreneur Joe McCutcheon of Enovana Green Cleaning and Carolina Castile Soap. Listen to our conversation on entrepreneurship, technology, overcoming obstacles, and more.

    http://celerocommerce.com/
    https://enovanagreencleaning.com/
    https://carolinacastilesoap.com/

    • 29 min
    6. A Mind for Entrepreneurship, A Heart for Social Impact

    6. A Mind for Entrepreneurship, A Heart for Social Impact

    In our first episode of 2021, Kevin and Brian speak with Ashley Sharp, executive director of Dwell with Dignity. DwD is a Dallas-based nonprofit that provides families in need with beautiful and functional home interiors. https://www.dwellwithdignity.org/

    • 35 min
    5. Getting Womply in the Virtual Greenroom

    5. Getting Womply in the Virtual Greenroom

    Cory Capoccia, co-founder and president of Womply, joins Kevin and Brian in the virtual studio for a conversation about small business, data, and the payments industry.

    www.celerocommerce.com
    www.womply.com

    • 33 min
    4. Take Risks, Make Mistakes, Be Bold

    4. Take Risks, Make Mistakes, Be Bold

    Brian and Kevin sit down with longtime friend Travis Mash, world champion powerlifter and world-class weightlifting coach, to talk risk-taking and entrepreneurship.

    www.mashelite.com

    • 30 min

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