22 episodes

Welcome to the Birthing of Giant podcast with Lewis Schiff, executive director of Birthing of Giants. After having sold 2 media companies to publicly traded companies, Lewis began interviewing some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world and shared what he learned in his best-seller, Business Brilliant. Each episode of the Birthing of Giants podcast features an interview with leaders from innovative companies to reveal the most important lessons learned during their ascent to the top.

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Welcome to the Birthing of Giant podcast with Lewis Schiff, executive director of Birthing of Giants. After having sold 2 media companies to publicly traded companies, Lewis began interviewing some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world and shared what he learned in his best-seller, Business Brilliant. Each episode of the Birthing of Giants podcast features an interview with leaders from innovative companies to reveal the most important lessons learned during their ascent to the top.

    Episode 21: Aligning Culture With Growth: How Dan Gaul Leads His Team To Work Dynamically

    Episode 21: Aligning Culture With Growth: How Dan Gaul Leads His Team To Work Dynamically

    In our latest episode of the Birthing of Giants podcast, I’m checking back in with Digital Trends co-founder, Dan Gaul. One year into his goal of building out an affiliate platform for his popular tech news and review site, Dan has returned to give us an update.

    • 26 min
    Episode 20: Adjusting To Fast Growth: How Greg Theroux Uses Small Business To Deliver Giant Innovation

    Episode 20: Adjusting To Fast Growth: How Greg Theroux Uses Small Business To Deliver Giant Innovation

    When Greg Theroux launched an innovative new program to his commercial cleaning company, Heritage Building Maintenance, his goal was to position his Des Moines, Iowa based business to scale in both revenue and its regional footprint. When the growth came, however, it was from a surprising direction - one that would force Greg to quickly adjust his business plan and his leadership.

    • 18 min
    Episode 19: How One Small Dog Ran With The Big Dogs And Won

    Episode 19: How One Small Dog Ran With The Big Dogs And Won

    In our latest podcast we interview Alex Rodriguez, founder and CEO of Azulle. When Alex brought his company into the mini PC market, he had no idea that he was headed straight for a classic David vs. Goliath story that would pit Azulle against some of the top PC companies in the nation.

    • 31 min
    Episode 18: An Entrepreneurial Journey: How Jere Simpson Turned An Idea Into A $55 Million Dollar Success

    Episode 18: An Entrepreneurial Journey: How Jere Simpson Turned An Idea Into A $55 Million Dollar Success

    In Birthing of Giants’ latest podcast, I interview KITEWIRE founder, Jere Simpson. Jere has been a participating member of the Birthing of Giants community almost since the beginning, where his classic story of an entrepreneur armed with a vision and the drive to make it happen is a constant inspiration. Jere grew a $4 million dollar business with a limited reach into a $55 million dollar GIANT that consistently delivers to thousands. Here’s how he did it.

    • 38 min
    Episode 17: How Jim McCann Is Riding A Technology Wave To Success

    Episode 17: How Jim McCann Is Riding A Technology Wave To Success

    When 1-800-Flowers.com founder, Jim McCann, bought a single flower shop in Manhattan, he knew that he wanted to be more than just a florist. Forty years later his small NYC shop is now a $1 Billion dollar giant. With his recent decision to move from CEO to Executive Chairman, Jim is taking on an even bigger challenge.

    • 30 min
    Episode 16: How Charles Mok Is Changing Healthcare One Practice At A Time

    Episode 16: How Charles Mok Is Changing Healthcare One Practice At A Time

    In 2004 Dr. Charles (Chip) Mok founded Allure Medical in the metropolitan Detroit area, and quickly established a very successful practice. When he decided to expand into a national company with multiple practices in major cities, Chip made the decision to implement a unique management structure - one that would eventually lead his employees to fire their boss!

    • 32 min

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