332 episodes

Welcome to the Break Your Bullsh*t Box podcast, where excuses aren't tolerated and results are earned.
This podcast is for people who realize it's time to break your bullsh*t box and start living life on your terms.
Hosted by Amber Fuhriman Esq.

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Break Your Bullsh*t Box Amber Fuhriman

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 86 Ratings

Welcome to the Break Your Bullsh*t Box podcast, where excuses aren't tolerated and results are earned.
This podcast is for people who realize it's time to break your bullsh*t box and start living life on your terms.
Hosted by Amber Fuhriman Esq.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    334: What the Right Leadership Does for Life and Business with Jeff Giagnocavo

    334: What the Right Leadership Does for Life and Business with Jeff Giagnocavo

    Today's Guest: Jeff Giagnocavo
    Jeff Giagnocavo, a lifelong champion of small businesses, has unveiled his latest endeavor in "The Space for Leadership." From selling his first business at 16 to embarking on a successful entrepreneurial journey, Jeff is now a sought-after consultant for business owners seeking to regain control of their lives and business destinies. In "The Space for Leadership," Jeff explores empathetic leadership and its transformative power. He emphasizes creating space for employees to heal personal struggles, offering readers a fresh perspective on leadership's true essence. Jeff co-owns Gardner’s Mattress & More, renowned for delivering 14 consecutive years of 5-star customer experiences. His previous book, "Sleep Better," has positively impacted countless lives, promoting well-rested mornings. 
    Episode Quotes:
    "Leaders should be able to show you the people they've helped level up." -Jeff Giagnocavo
    "It's the necessarily the education that makes you good at something... it's specific skillsets that can be acquired many different ways." -Amber Fuhriman

    "Whatever has framed you as a leader, you're bringing that to your employees whether it's positive or negative." -Jeff Giagnocavo"Every hiring decision I made on skills alone didn't work out. When I started looking for passion and personality in my staff is when my business grew the most." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman
    Jeff Giagnocavo:
    https://www.facebook.com/jeffgiagnocavo
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffgiagnocavo
    https://youtube.com/@thebigticketlife
    https://www.instagram.com/jeff.giagnocavo
    https://www.thejeffg.com/book
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 55 min
    333: Putting Passion into Profit with Christian Brim

    333: Putting Passion into Profit with Christian Brim

    Today's Guest: Christian Brim
    Life has a way of teaching us invaluable lessons, and for Christian Brim, CEO of CORE Group, it was the experience of his family's bankruptcy as a child. It molded his determination to help others thrive financially. Over the last 25 years, CORE Group has helped thousands of small businesses achieve financial peace of mind. Today, they specialize in helping creative business owners turn their PASSION into PROFIT.
    Episode Quotes:
    "Money wasn't spoken about in my family. It was something you didn't worry about until you had to worry about it." -Christian Brim
    "Parents want to shield their children from worry, so they avoid money talks for that reason not realizing it could have a negative effect on their relationship with money in the future." -Amber Fuhriman

    "The first question to ask any business owner should be, 'What is your ideal outcome?" -Christian Brim"I opened my first business out of sheer desperation at 32. I was ready to fail on my own than continue to make my employer rich." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman
    Christian Brim:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/coregroupus/
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/coregroupus
    Twitter - https://twitter.com/coregroupus
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/core-business-and-financial-services
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeO0QG2ygjLQz9TvEm_osyQ
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    332: Protecting Your Ideas with Richard Gearhart

    332: Protecting Your Ideas with Richard Gearhart

    Today's Guest: Richard Gearhart
    Richard Gearhart, Esq. is the Founder Gearhart Law and he is an award-winning speaker, a nationally syndicated radio show host and also a TV Network expert guest.
    Richard built Gearhart Law, an international law firm to help entrepreneurs to protect themselves and their intellectual property around the world with their patent, trademark and copyrights. Richard has been recognized as one of “The Best of the Best”- ROI New Jersey Lawyers. His firm was listed twice in Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing companies, and routinely works with scientists from elite universities and institutions. In addition, Richard has represented 3 clients who have successfully landed on the hit TV show, Shark Tank. 
    Richard is the co-host of "Passage to Profit – Road to Entrepreneurship", along with his wife Elizabeth. It is a nationally syndicated iHeart Radio show about entrepreneurism and innovation, broadcasting from the studios of WOR710 in New York City. Passage to Profit also airs weekly on 29 radio stations nationwide on the Radio America Network and more.
    Episode Quotes:
    "For most of us, the creative process comes down to creating something new. Something we haven't seen before." -Richard Gearhart
    "Protecting your ideas feels like a no-brainer but I think people believe the process is more difficult than it is." -Amber Fuhriman

    "Intellectual property is a tool that helps your business make money. Filing the patent protects that." -Richard Gearhart"I thought something was wrong with me as an attorney when I didn't want to be in the courtroom." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman
    Richard Gearhart:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-gearhart-7896aa2
    https://www.facebook.com/GearhartLaw
    https://www.facebook.com/PassagetoProfitShow
    https://www.instagram.com/passagetoprofitshow
    https://twitter.com/passagetoprofit
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 46 min
    331: The 6P's of a Successful Entrepreneur with Dr.Kevin Gazzara

    331: The 6P's of a Successful Entrepreneur with Dr.Kevin Gazzara

    Today's Guest: Dr. Kevin Gazzara 

    Dr. Kevin Gazzara is the Senior Partner of Magna Leadership Solutions established in 2007, and the coauthor of the acclaimed books “The Leader of OZ” and“ Ready, Set, Get Hired”. He is an ICF certified coach, and a certified Positive Intelligence (PQ) Mental Fitness coach, and founder of CoachSultants.com. Kevin has taught and developed Management and Leadership career-changing programs n the corporate world duringhis18 years at Intel Corporation and as a University professor at 6 Universities over the last 28 years. Dr. Gazzara’s work has been recognized for his international leadership development programs by Workforce Magazine,https://magnaleader.co/LTPKevin’s passion is in helping individuals find the leader within themselves.
    Episode Quotes:
    "You have to build a network you can eventually tap into." -Dr. Kevin Gazzara
    "Business owners hire people for their unique skillset and then force those same people into rigid processes. That approach restricts growth." -Amber Fuhriman
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    "You need a coach, a friend, someone you've hired... to help accelerate your path into the industry you want." -Dr. Kevin Gazzara"The difference between a well thought publication and one that was thrown together to check a box... is always apparent to the reader." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman
    Dr. Kevin Gazzara:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevingazzara
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/magna-leadership-solutions
    https://www.facebook.com/MagnaLeadership
    https://twitter.com/doctorkevin
    https://www.youtube.com/user/Magnaleaderhip
    https://pqtrainingandcoaching.com
    https://www.coachsultants.com
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 57 min
    330: Telling the Important Stories with Oksana Kukurudza

    330: Telling the Important Stories with Oksana Kukurudza

    Today's Guest: Oksana Kukurudza
    Oksana Kukurudza is a Ukrainian American author and management consultant living in New York City. She is a first-generation American, born to Ukrainian immigrant parents, and is the youngest of twelve siblings. Through her work, Oksana spent eighteen months in Ukraine. Inspired by the events of the Russo-Ukraine War and her own parents’ story of surviving slave camps of the Third Reich during WWII, Oksana is writing her first major literary work.
    Episode Quotes:

    "I graduated in 93' when companies were making it clear that a graduate degree was necessary. Now I think it's skill set and your ability to adapt and learn quickly." -Oksana Kukurudza
    "We tend to process external opinions internally. It takes adjusting your mindset to realize how odd that is." -Amber Fuhriman

    "I had to write this book because it was a story that needed to be told." -Oksana Kukurudza "Even if I never step foot in a courtroom again, being an attorney gave me a skillset. That is what I value most about that experience." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman

    Oksana Kukurudza:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/oksana-kukurudza
    https://www.instagram.com/okukurudza2
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 45 min
    329: Navigating Stress and Success with Lolita Guarin

    329: Navigating Stress and Success with Lolita Guarin

    Today's Guest: Lolita Guarin
    Lolita Guarin, a passionate four-time #1 bestselling Amazon author, coach, speaker, and childhood trauma survivor. She offers transformative insights on stress management, drawing from her personal journey of overcoming challenges and empowering others to do the same.
    Episode Quotes:

    "Trauma can be anything that has deeply impacted your life." -Lolita Guarin 
    "Society has taken a turn toward toxic positivity where it's taboo to discuss the negative things that have happened to us. " -Amber Fuhriman

    "Managing your stress mean meeting your own needs. You cannot give to others when you're empty." -Lolita Guarin "So much of who we are came from our trauma. Amazing things can happen after something we perceive as negative time in our lives." -Amber Fuhriman
    Find Amber on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberraefuhriman

    Lolita Guarin:
    www.BeAmazingYou.com
    Online course hosted by Wellness Universe called “Life Without Limits: Freedom and Success by Healing Childhood Trauma” https://bit.ly/47m95Kp
    Learn how to deal with childhood trauma in depth by joining online membership "Stress Management for Adult Children of Addicts" https://bit.ly/47zZu2S
    Join private Facebook Group for "Stress Management for Adult Children of Addicts" https://www.facebook.com/groups/513172906499358
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.
    Connect with other incredible people looking to break out of the corporate mindset by joining the Facebook Success Center: http://bit.ly/2MuWn53
    Checkout Amber's Speaker Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPj5OBvjrr0
    Schedule a connection call with Amber: https://calendly.com/amberfuhriman/connection-call?month=2021-05
    If you are interested in connecting with Amber, send an email to amber@amberfuhriman.com.

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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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86 Ratings

86 Ratings

Jeff Giagnocavo ,

A great listen!

I loved Athena's honesty and ability to connect and have her story of perseverance translate across the microphone. This is a great listen if you're looking for a to-the-point show with people who've been on the roller coaster of life to ride along side you.

TheRealBrill ,

Great Show

Strong conversation and Amber is great.

WestChelsea ,

Refreshingly different

This is a podcast that is different from all the rest. Amber goes beyond the surface, and dives deep into topics, endeavoring to uncover the blocks that get between us and manifesting our life purpose. Great podcast!

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