Eggs is podcast that centers around creativity in all forms. From building businesses, personal projects and constructing brands to crafting music empires, finding social fame, fortune and more—we discuss whatever, whenever, with whomever in search of patterns, expertise, shared experience and knowledge. Along with our guests—usually experts in a field or subject—we drill down to uncover the steps taken and the hurdles crossed in pursuit of excellence, aiding our listeners in chasing down their own dreams and taking their "egg" from coup to table.
Eggs is a show co-hosted by Mike Smith "DJ Ontic", a Seattle, WA based DJ and Ryan Roghaar owner of R2 Media Group, a full-service marketing communications agency based in Salt Lake City, UT and Barcelona, Spain.
Eggs 335: Leading a digital-first approach to social change with Eric Ressler
Welcome to Eggs! the Podcast, featuring the best and brightest minds in business leadership, entrepreneurship, and technology. Today, we're breaking into the digital landscape of social impact with Eric Ressler, the Founder and Creative Director of Cosmic — a trailblazing Social Impact Creative Agency.
Eric stands at the forefront of innovation, where technology meets social good, steering organizations through the currents of the attention economy to make a real-world splash.
On this week’s show, we’ll learn how a digital-first approach can empower social change, the secrets to engaging a digital audience with compelling narratives, why acting like a digital media company can be a game-changer for social impact leaders, and so much more.
Please join us in welcoming to the show Eric Ressler.
Eggs 334: Todd Henry - Best-selling author and speaker
Welcome back to Eggs! Today's special guest is a best-selling author and international speaker, Todd Henry. Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant, and healthy. He is the author of five wildly popular books about creativity, creative leadership, and productivity including The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder than Words, and Herding Tigers. He regularly speaks to worldwide audiences and consults with companies about developing practices that lead to everyday brilliance. Through his efforts and his writing, Todd teaches people and teams how to be prolific, brilliant, and healthy.
Here to talk about the importance of routine, setting principles and standing by them, goal setting, and so much more, please welcome to the show, Todd Henry.
Eggs 333: Learning leadership in a fast-paced tech environment with Caleb Mellas
Welcome to Eggs! the Podcast, featuring the best and brightest minds in business leadership, entrepreneurship, and technology. Today we have a very special guest joining us - Caleb Mellas.
Caleb is a Senior Software Engineer and Tech lead at Olo, Inc, a billion-dollar restaurant company. With over 10 years of experience working with growing tech startups, small business leaders, and executive teams, Caleb brings a wealth of knowledge in design, development, and project management.
Throughout his career, Caleb has had some incredible opportunities, including being one of 8 engineers at a hyper-growth startup called Wisely, which achieved a 4x increase in revenue and a 9-figure acquisition.
Today, we'll be diving deep into Caleb's journey, from his early days as a graphic designer to becoming a full stack engineer, and what’s next. We'll explore the challenges he's faced, the lessons he's learned, and the insights he has to offer. Please join us in welcoming to the show, our special guest, Caleb Mellas.
Eggs 332: The greatest environmental challenges facing us today, and how to solve them, with Dave Borlace
Hey there and welcome back to Eggs! Today’s special guest is researcher and host of the wildly popular YouTube channel Just Have a Think, Dave Borlace. Created in 2018 to help himself and others understand the existential problems facing our civilization in the 21st Century, Just Have a Think, and its more than 320,000 subscribers delve weekly into topics ranging from alternative energy to global warming all in an effort to not simply identify the issues, but discuss potential solutions and save lives.
Through an upbeat, well-produced, and easily understood take on very complex problems, Dave has managed to distill some of the greatest threats facing our planet into something that can inform, and dare I say, entertain, people who might otherwise ignore the overly complex issues he explores.
Here to talk about his incredible rise and success on YouTube, hot takes on the greatest environmental challenges facing us today, and how we as individuals — and hopefully subscribers — can get involved in making the world a better place through thoughtful collaboration, please join us in welcoming to the show, host of Just Have a Think, Dave Borlace.
Eggs 331: Crafting a successful product launch through a powerful brand story with Liliana Pertenava
Welcome to Eggs! the Podcast, featuring the best and brightest minds in business leadership, entrepreneurship, and technology. Today, we have a special guest joining us, a global PR executive, startup advisor, and strategic communications consultant at Axxilion, Liliana Pertenava.
Liliana has a wealth of experience in strategic communication, PR, and tech startups. Formerly spearheading global PR initiatives at Rakuten Viber, and now in a leadership role at Axxilion Strategic Communications, she has earned global coverage in elite media outlets like Forbes, CNN, and Bloomberg. Her expertise in launching products, elevating company profiles, and improving public perception is unparalleled.
As an advisor and mentor with Techstars accelerator, Liliana is passionate about sharing her knowledge in communications and investor relations for tech startups. She can provide valuable insights on fundraising, finding investors, and promoting your startup.
We are thrilled to have Liliana on the show today. So, without further ado, let's jump in. Please join us in welcoming to the show, Liliana Pertenava.
Eggs 330: A friendly visit with the Eggs crew
No guests this week, so Ryan and Mike have a rare one-on-one discussion about what's new. We cover topics like shoulder pain, summer jobs, and Ryan's fascination with high performers (shout out to Haley Williams [Paramore] and Dani, Pau, and Ale Villareal [The Warning]). Join in for a fun conversation with the Eggs crew!
Incredible every time!
No matter the subject, you’re guaranteed to gain something from every episode - can’t recommend EGGS enough. 🙌
Authentic conversation about business and creativity
Ryan and Mike poor their heart into their show, and it shows. The conversations are genuine, they take the time to explore topics in-depth and actually research their guests. Great resource if you are a CEO, business owner, or creative entrepreneur looking for outside-the-box thinking.
Eggs and the host Ryan and Mike will bring fresh content every episode. I have been impreseed with their insights, communicating topics like business, marketing and the future of work in a straightforward way. You'll get hooked after just one episode! Check it out and subscribe! - Mark Willis