Welcome to the ContenderCast with Justin Honaman, a leadership and Consumer Industries entrepreneurship conversation centered on shining a light on bright ideas. Justin is a digital commerce leader, author, communicator, and Consumer Products / Retail industry thought-leader based in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information and guest access, visit contendercast.com. Every winner started as a contender!
THE THIRD DAY: THE DECISION THAT SEPARATES THE PROS FROM THE AMATEURS – PART 1
For the past 17 years, "DreAllDay" (Dre Baldwin) has changed the lives of millions of entrepreneurs, athletes and business professionals, sold thousands of copies of his books, courses and programs, pioneered personal branding through content, and built a business that helps tens of thousands of people master their "Game" in business, sports and in life, from the inside-out. Dre joins Justin to discuss his new book “The Third Day: The Decision That Separates The Pros From The Amateurs.”
THE CUSTOMER CENTRICITY PLAYBOOK: IMPLEMENT A WINNING STRATEGY DRIVEN BY CUSTOMER LIFETIME VALUE
Peter S. Fader is the Frances and Pei-Yuan Chia Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the co-founder and co-director of Theta, a predictive customer analytics firm. His expertise centers around the analysis of behavioral data to understand and forecast customer shopping/purchasing activities. Dr. Fader joins Justin to discuss Customer Lifetime Value in Retail and CPG.
PATRICK BRYANT :: CREATING SOMETHING INNOVATIVE THAT CAN SCALE
Patrick Bryant is a co-founder of Code/+/Trust software development firm in Charleston, SC. After co-founding his first company, Go To Team (broadcast video services) and taking it to 20 offices around the US 25 years ago, his bio is then a steady stream of starting new companies in media, rolling papers, and software. As a serial entrepreneur, he continues to start and invest in new startups including, Teamphoria (human resource engagement software), Event.Gives (fundraising event software), ADesk (crew production directory software) & Shine Rolling Papers. He also founded the Harbor Entrepreneur Center to provide a place to help others launch companies and create collision among the other entrepreneurs in the Southeast region. Patrick joins Justin to discuss how to think like an entrepreneur and how to brings good ideas to life!
SCHARFFEN BERGER :: CHOCOLATE
SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate Maker is America’s original craft “bean-to-bar” chocolate. Founded on the ideal that by sourcing the best cacao in the world, blending it in small batches, and gently processing it to maintain the subtle flavors in the beans would yield the richest, most flavorful chocolate. SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate Maker was founded in San Francisco in 1996 by chocolate connoisseur Robert Steinberg and winemaker John Scharffenberger. As the first American “bean-to-bar” chocolate, SCHARFFEN BERGER led this country’s contemporary craft chocolate movement. CEO Paul Cherrie joins Justin to discuss this sweet brand!
KRISP :: WATER
Krisp Drinks LLC is a beverage company focused on delivering better for you hydration for the modern-day consumer. Their beverages are made from USDA certified organic ingredients and zero sugars. The base of their beverages is derived from natural spring water responsibly sourced from one of the purest springs in the world coming in at 6 ppm. Understanding the importance of reducing carbon footprint, their bottles are made from recycled plastic, 100% recyclable and BPA free. Founder and CEO Sean Banks joins Justin to discuss this refreshing new beverage brand!
AMPLIFIERS :: HOW GREAT LEADERS MAGNIFY THE POWER OF TEAMS, INCREASE THE IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONS, AND TURN UP THE VOLUME ON POSITIVE CHANGE
Tom Finegan is the Chairman and CEO of Clarkston Consulting. He is also the author of a few book, Amplifiers – How Great Leaders Magnify The Power Of Teams, Increase The Impact Of Organizations, And Turn Up The Volume On Positive Change. Amplifiers are the people who intuitively know how to simultaneously influence up, lead others, and execute the mission of the firm. While some people are naturally true Amplifiers, the ability to magnify corporate outcomes can be enhanced by developing and nurturing Amplifier styles, motives, and traits. Tom joins Justin to discuss his new book.
Great format with interesting guests
Justin is a good interviewer and packs a lot of interesting tidbits from his guests into these quick episodes!
Real Stories by Real People
Love to hear the trials and tribulations of all of these entrepreneurs and how they were able to pivot and problem solve when needed to be successful. So many great tips!
Quick and practical insights
Justin is well-versed in gathering quick and hard-hitting insights from his incredible roster of guests. This makes each episode even more engaging and genuine. This is incredible for anyone interested in entrepreneurship!