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Breaking Barriers Celebrates 5 Years helping Entrepreneurs and motivated people learn and grow through the painful, yet true journeys of our guests. CEO & Founder of Adapting Social (Global Ad & Design Agency), John A. Vagueiro, created this podcast to provide valuable content to entrepreneurs starting, struggling or wanting to take their shit to the next level! We are blessed to have the help of successful founders, artists, actors, athletes, and television personalities who share their stories and how they broke out of their barriers to create success in their lives. They discuss their journey while cutting out the "sexy" elements and focusing on the challenges they faced that led them to break through the success barrier. Any fool can learn from their own mistakes, it takes a wise person to learn from others.

Breaking Barriers Adapting Social

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 33 Ratings

Breaking Barriers Celebrates 5 Years helping Entrepreneurs and motivated people learn and grow through the painful, yet true journeys of our guests. CEO & Founder of Adapting Social (Global Ad & Design Agency), John A. Vagueiro, created this podcast to provide valuable content to entrepreneurs starting, struggling or wanting to take their shit to the next level! We are blessed to have the help of successful founders, artists, actors, athletes, and television personalities who share their stories and how they broke out of their barriers to create success in their lives. They discuss their journey while cutting out the "sexy" elements and focusing on the challenges they faced that led them to break through the success barrier. Any fool can learn from their own mistakes, it takes a wise person to learn from others.

    Owner of Alexandar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning - Ken Alexander

    Owner of Alexandar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning - Ken Alexander

    Ever had a customer interaction go completely sideways?  You're not alone! But what if those moments could actually become opportunities for deeper customer connection?

    This week on Breaking Barriers, we're joined by Ken Alexander of Alexander Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, who's here to share his secret to having loyal customers for 30 years – "Treat your customer like family!"

    Hit subscribe and get more real-life insights on growing your business.

    • 42 min
    A Teacher, Coach, and Owner of Cintron's Coastal Catering - Michael Cintron

    A Teacher, Coach, and Owner of Cintron's Coastal Catering - Michael Cintron

    Did you know that teachers rank among the top five careers that produce millionaires? It's true!

    And when we found out that the teacher who made a huge impact on our CEO's life was starting a business, we couldn't be more thrilled!

    Be inspired by Michael Cintron's journey of starting Cintron's Coastal Catering at the age of 52 in our next Breaking Barriers episode. 

    Subscribe for more insights and inspirations.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Owner of One Stop Hop Party Rentals - Jenny Alvarado James

    Owner of One Stop Hop Party Rentals - Jenny Alvarado James

    Ever wonder how some businesses manage to thrive even in highly competitive industries? This event supplier company has cracked the code to growth.

    Jenny James, the brains behind One Stop Hop Party Rentals, spills the factors on how their business not just survived but thrived during the pandemic up until now. 

    Here are their secrets:
    1. Building Strong Networks: They've built some killer relationships that keep their sales rolling in.
    2. Goal Getter: They set goals, both short-term and long-term, and take necessary steps to keep them moving forward, pandemic or no pandemic.
    3.  Commitment to Core Excellence:  Instead of spreading themselves thin, they've doubled down on what they do best. By constantly improving their core services, they're knocking it out of the park with customer satisfaction.

    If you're curious to learn more about their secrets to success, tune in to our latest Breaking Barriers episode. Don't forget to subscribe for more insights and inspirations.


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    • 31 min
    Owner of Gyumolcs Insurance Agency - Joseph Gyumolcs

    Owner of Gyumolcs Insurance Agency - Joseph Gyumolcs

    Why trust your finances and prized possessions with someone who isn't in your corner or doesn’t share the same values as you?

    Step into the world of PERSONALIZED BUSINESS with our Breaking Barriers guest, Joseph Gyumolcs, owner of Gyumolcs Insurance Agency. Their personal touch distinguishes them from competitors, ensuring that you work with people who share your values and priorities. Discover how they're revolutionizing the concept of personalized business to foster long-term growth.

    Subscribe for more insights and inspirations.

    • 53 min
    Owner of Last Wave Brewing - Nick Jiorle

    Owner of Last Wave Brewing - Nick Jiorle

    How can you ensure your brand stands out in a crowded market?
    In industries like craft beer, where products often look alike, differentiation is key. Our upcoming Breaking Barriers guest, Last Wave Brewing, nailed it. They started with a unique name and logo, then maintained consistency across all platforms, from online presence to in-store experience.

    Tune in for insights from Nick Jiorle, one of Last Wave Brewing's owners, as he shares how they turned their side business into a thriving venture in just a few years, emphasizing the importance of community connection.

    Subscribe for more inspiration.

    • 37 min
    Doctor, Health Expert, and Entrepreneur - Dr. Joe Marchitelli

    Doctor, Health Expert, and Entrepreneur - Dr. Joe Marchitelli

    Entrepreneurs juggle multiple roles, both in business and at home. But amidst the hustle, where do your priorities lie—family or business?

    In our interviews, we've found that about 80% of entrepreneurs prioritize their family over their business. Take our next Breaking Barriers guest, Dr. Joe Marchitelli, for example. As a doctor, health expert, entrepreneur, and family man, he understands the importance of leaving a lasting legacy for his children. For him, embracing challenges and doing the hard things yield the best lessons and have the greatest impact in life.

    Want more insights on balancing entrepreneurship and family life? Subscribe to our Breaking Barriers podcast now.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

M Huber ,

Inspiring and valuable listen

The Breaking Barriers podcast shares inspiring stories that give listeners hope that anything as possible. John’s energy and passion as host makes the podcast as entertaining as it is valuable for listeners. Highly recommended.

Jackie DeMers ,

Inspirational & Humbling

You can’t help but feel inspired when you hear start up stories and true experiences from actual entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses. Listening to their times of struggle, grit and determination is truly motivating. The range from small business owners to multi million dollar companies on all scopes of the ladder keep this podcast fresh and exciting. A great listen!!!

Sam_eff ,

Motivation

It is incredible to hear the many driven minds that are looking to make a difference and stop at nothing to achieve goals. True hustlers 💪🏼

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