32 episodes

Everyone makes mistakes. What matters most is what happens next. Will it remain a mistake or become a breakthrough moment?
Leaders aren’t born, they are made through experience, perseverance, and learning from the leaders who came before them.
In this podcast, I interview entrepreneurs, C-suite execs, business owners, and industry leaders to learn from their breakthrough moments.

Breakthrough Moments Podcast Jeff Koziatek

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Everyone makes mistakes. What matters most is what happens next. Will it remain a mistake or become a breakthrough moment?
Leaders aren’t born, they are made through experience, perseverance, and learning from the leaders who came before them.
In this podcast, I interview entrepreneurs, C-suite execs, business owners, and industry leaders to learn from their breakthrough moments.

    Rob Davidson

    Rob Davidson

    Rob Davidson is a serial entrepreneur with experience in marketing and e-commerce. He specializes in helping companies nurture relationships with their ideal customers online. Currently, Rob and his partners are helping businesses manage growth during Covid through their unique twist on marketing and management consulting.

     

    LINKS:

    Rob Davidson LinkedIn

    The Triangle Company Website

    • 10 min
    Debbie Peterson

    Debbie Peterson

    Debbie Peterson runs a speaking and coaching business to help her audiences and clients develop a focused mindset for fulfilling professional results by harnessing the power of their thoughts.
    Her audiences and clients have shared that they experience more clarity of career direction, producing better self-aligning decisions; an increased focus for clearer, consistent action; and more momentum, keeping them motivated and achieving the next level of success on their terms.

    Debbie has 25+ years in Corporate with experience in Administration, Project Management, and Investor Relations. She is a certified Trainer of NLP at the Master Practitioner level and has spent over 10 years studying, designing, and delivering keynotes, workshops, and corporate trainings using Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) as a foundation. Debbie has presented to thousands of employees, leaders, and clients at various sized organizations.

    Debbie is the creator of Career Success Circle Mastermind, and The Way Forward in Career and Life Mastery Program, for women leaders and emerging leaders who want to create next level success without the sacrifice. She is a professional member of the National Speakers Association, Women's Speakers Association, and an author with her book, Clarity: How Smart Professionals Create Career Success on Their Terms, released in 2019.

    Debbie has long been an advocate for professional women, and in 2015 she stepped on to the board of ATHENA International, a global organization committed to supporting, developing and honoring women leaders. She is also a member of the International Women's Forum, Women's Business Collaborative, and Network of Executive Women.

     

     

    LINKS:

    Debbie Peterson website

    Debbie Peterson Linkedin

    Debbie's book -- Clarity: How Smart Professionals Create Career Success

    Debbie's YouTube Channel

    Schedule time with Debbie

    • 14 min
    Bret Heinrich

    Bret Heinrich

    Bret began his 28-year career in the nonprofit sector as a founding partner of the Laurasian Institution, an organization promoting cross-cultural study and exchange. In addition to his leadership role with Wings of Hope, Bret serves as Vice President of Professional Development with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Global Board of Directors and is an associate professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Webster University and Southern University, teaching nonprofit leadership, governance, and management. Bret has a bachelor’s degree in English from Eureka College and an MFA from Western Illinois University. In 2005, Bret earned his Certified Fundraising Executive credential. He is an ordained minister through the General Council of Christian Churches. Bret and his family reside in Kirkwood, Missouri.

    Come be part of a global movement to save and change lives: www.wingsofhope.ngo

    LINKS:

    Wings of Hope website

    Bret Heinrich Linkedin

    Wings of Hope Overview Video

    • 15 min
    Seth Burgett

    Seth Burgett

    Seth Burgett is a seasoned entrepreneur, prolific inventor, global executive, and board member with over 40 patents pending or granted. Burgett has an extensive background of leading start-ups to profitable and market leading enterprises.

    Burgett’s most notable inventions include a series of medical device robots used to navigate guidewires within the brain and catheters in the heart using a joystick. A world’s first innovation enabling transcontinental heart surgery. These robots led to an IPO (STXS) in 2004. Burgett, as Chairman and CEO of Yurbuds Sport Headphones, led the company to the #1 Sport Headphone in the US in less than 5 years, and #1 Globally in 7 years. Yurbuds raised $20M in capital and achieved an order from Best Buy in just 18 months. Growing from $0-50M in revenue within 5 years, the venture achieved an exit in 7 years of its inception. The company was successfully sold to Harman International, a Samsung Company, and currently the product is marketed under the JBL brand. Post-sale, Burgett served as Vice President and General Manager for Harman International, organically growing a division 55% in 18 months and moving the overall business of headphones from 22nd position to 5th position globally. Burgett’s awards and accolades include Forbes 9th Most Promising Company in America and receiving an Honorary Professional Degree in 2015.

    Burgett’s most recent passion project, Gateway Bronco, has achieved a world record winning sale at auction, has received a license from Ford Motor Company and leading the market with the world’s first EV Bronco in just four years of business.

    Burgett holds multiple degrees including a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri S&T, executive certificates from MIT and Stanford in Finance, Strategy and Innovation and as well as earning an Executive MBA at the Olin School of Business at Washington University, where he is a frequent alumni speaker, and Fudan University in Shanghai, China where he was presented with the Inspirational Leadership Award. Burgett is an active member and executive mentor of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and has served on the Board of Directors for IV Diagnostics, a biotech company developing the world’s first closed loop treatment for Cancer.

     

    LINKS:

    Seth Burgett Linkedin

    • 11 min
    Tom Pohlman

    Tom Pohlman

    After graduating from Washington University with a degree in Graphic Design, Tom started creating visuals for corporate presentations and events - eventually working as Creative Director and Producer he developed, designed and managed projects for Fortune 500 companies; including interactive elements, video presentations and large corporate events.Â

    Tom started working for Elsevier in 2004 in various roles in Operations; Multimedia, Book Production, and Electronic Production. His responsibilities included working with stakeholders to develop new workflows, new content usage and delivery. He began managing electronic content delivery teams at Elsevier - leading the teams through the opening of offshore offices and the subsequent shift of resources away from onshore offices. At Elsevier, Tom managed a global team with members in the UK, Netherlands, India and the United States.

    In 2020, in the midst of the brewing pandemic, Tom shifted companies to join Safety National Casualty Corp. to manage a team of Business Analysts.

    As a manager Tom has experienced a variety of challenges - ambitious team members, cultural differences, layoffs, personal conflict and corporate indifference - developing skills along the way to approach each experience with a mixture of grace, understanding and open communication.

    Tom engages his teams with an open dialogue, clear expectations and accountability - resulting in engaged teams that exceed expectations.

     

    LINKS:

    Tom Pohlman on LinkedIn

    • 12 min
    Dr Alethea Eller

    Dr Alethea Eller

    Physician in a natural healthcare office specializing in whole body health. What that means is looking not only at the physical components of health and symptoms but also the underlying nutrition and emotional states in the body.

     

    LINKS:

    Dr. Eller's website

    The BodyWise 5 day challenge

    Dr. Eller on Facebook

    Dr. Eller on Instagram

     

    • 16 min

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