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.
Imagine Your Job as a Conveyor Belt ft. Jordan Schindler
Global leader in HealthWear, Jordan Schindler - Founder and CEO of Nufabrx shares the concept behind his Healthwear® product, which puts active ingredients into textile fabrics, which can be programmed for controlled release to the skin. When knitted into their products, they consistently deliver therapeutic amounts of the ingredients directly to the skin.
Don’t Make Assumptions ft. Cassie Petrey
As an entrepreneur, one of the most challenging realizations is that not everyone is motivated by the same things you are while running your business. Cassie Petrey, Co-Founder and CEO of Crowd Surf shares how she gained an understanding and learned how to keep her team individually motivated to get closer to her goal and vision for her company.
Crowd Surf is a leading entertainment marketing and music management firm working with some of the World's most recognizable entertainers, including Britney pears, Backstreet Boys an Camila Cabello.
#162 | Be Courageous and Move Forward ft. Christopher Mariani
What does it take to build a reputable restaurant? Owner of Buona Sera, Chris Mariani shares how he spent 35 years building a culinary experience through a combination of fine dining and traditional Italian recipes. In a saturated New Jersey market - how do you stand out?
Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar is Red Bank NJ's finest traditional Italian restaurant, offering quality hospitality and fine-tuned recipes.
#161 | Get It Done, Make It Happen & Live Life to the Fullest ft. Michael Burghoffer
Michael Burghoffer has sold over 8 figures in products and services to verticals such as K12, Universities and B2B - From entrepreneurial mentorship that provides fractional c-suite positions to educating the youth on product manufacturing through STEM education.
Each business Michael has created revolves around the PICO values derived from a combination of his personal and business values of being proactive over re-active, to innovate as a platform of empowerment and to be optimistic in any pursuits in life and business.
Follow his journey on Instagram @thepicojourney, or connect with him on LinkedIn to grow your network.
#160 | Sacrifice Everything For One Thing ft. Tony Burrows
Changing the way Floridians can access medical marijuana, Tony Burrows, CEO of Green Source FL - discusses the challenges in growing a company in a taboo industry. With cannabis laws opening up, what was once a subject many tip-toed around, they are now lining up to take advantage of the natural options that are available!
Green Source FL is a Central Florida-based medical marijuana health care center serving Florida residents who are looking for natural pathways to a healthier quality of life.
#159 | Know Your Worth ft. Abdul Ramirez
Co-Founder & CEO of Brokerloop, Abdul Ramirez, shares how important it is to know your worth and fight for it. Years back, as a young professional navigating corporate America, he saw that his ambitious energy was being taken advantage of.
After finding a solution to a common industry problem and teaching himself how to provide a service that wasn't being offered to the real estate industry at that time, he decided it was time to branch out on his own. After leaving that company, his first client became the boss that let him go! Everything comes full circle in this episode of Breaking Barriers.
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!!!
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 💪🏼
If you’re an entrepreneur you must listen to this! Great people and great segments!