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"Founder's Story" by IBH Media is an engaging show that goes deep into the personal and professional journeys of some of the most inspiring individuals in the business world. Through candid and open conversations, it uncovers the stories of CEOs, entrepreneurs, and creators from various corners of the globe. This show is more than just an interview series; it's an intimate exploration of resilience, ingenuity, and the human spirit. Guests share not only their triumphs but also their struggles and failures, providing listeners with a rich tapestry of experiences and invaluable lessons about perseverance, adaptation, and success in the face of adversity. Guests include Gary V, Codie Sanchez, Rob Dyrdek, Shelley Zalis, Noah Kaga, Kate Hancock, Ryan Serhant, Kara Goldin, will.i.am, and many more!

Founder's Story IBH Media

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 159 Ratings

"Founder's Story" by IBH Media is an engaging show that goes deep into the personal and professional journeys of some of the most inspiring individuals in the business world. Through candid and open conversations, it uncovers the stories of CEOs, entrepreneurs, and creators from various corners of the globe. This show is more than just an interview series; it's an intimate exploration of resilience, ingenuity, and the human spirit. Guests share not only their triumphs but also their struggles and failures, providing listeners with a rich tapestry of experiences and invaluable lessons about perseverance, adaptation, and success in the face of adversity. Guests include Gary V, Codie Sanchez, Rob Dyrdek, Shelley Zalis, Noah Kaga, Kate Hancock, Ryan Serhant, Kara Goldin, will.i.am, and many more!

    Beyond the Mirror: Unveiling Narcissism with Dr. Ramani | S2: E29

    Beyond the Mirror: Unveiling Narcissism with Dr. Ramani | S2: E29

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    In a profound episode of "Founder's Story," host Daniel Robbins engages with Dr. Ramani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist and a New York Times best-selling author, renowned for her expertise in narcissistic relationships. Dr. Ramani, who also serves as a professor, delves into the complexities of narcissism, a topic that resonates deeply due to its frequent misuse and the emotional weight it carries for many.
    Dr. Ramani begins by clarifying common misconceptions about narcissism, explaining that it involves more than just self-absorption or occasional arrogance; it is a pervasive pattern of behaviors that significantly affect interpersonal relationships. She outlines the two primary pathways to narcissism: one stemming from adversity and trauma in early childhood, and the other from excessive pampering and unrealistic expectations of special treatment.
     

    • 28 min
    Bootstrapping to 9 Figures: Ann McFerran's Glamnetic Success Story | S2: E28

    Bootstrapping to 9 Figures: Ann McFerran's Glamnetic Success Story | S2: E28

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    Ann McFerran, founder of Glamnetic and a Forbes 30 Under 30 awardee, has redefined the beauty industry. McFerran’s journey began in Bangkok, Thailand, before transitioning to California, where she pursued a degree in psychobiology at UCLA. Yet, her creative passion led her away from a medical career, guiding her into the arts, where she began to explore her entrepreneurial potential.
    Glamnetic was born out of McFerran’s desire to simplify lash application. The company's innovative magnetic lashes with eyeliner quickly gained traction, solving a major pain point in the beauty industry. Through savvy digital marketing tactics, including DIY advertisements featuring McFerran herself, Glamnetic's popularity skyrocketed. Bootstrapped from the ground up, the brand has grown to generate over 9 figures in revenue.
    McFerran’s journey from painting to running a successful beauty brand embodies her drive and adaptability. Today, Glamnetic is a testament to her ability to create impactful products and strategically market them, inspiring others to follow their passions and pursue success in unconventional ways. McFerran's story exemplifies how innovation, tenacity, and a keen eye for opportunity can lead to tremendous success in any industry.
     

    • 28 min
    Peak Performance: Dr. Andy Galpin's Quest to Optimize Human Potential | S2: E27

    Peak Performance: Dr. Andy Galpin's Quest to Optimize Human Potential | S2: E27

    Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers, whom I LOVE their MAGNESIUM BREAKTHROUGH product that has helped me sleep better, stay focused, and feel all around healthier. Check out their products at http://bioptimizers.com/danrobbins use promo code FOUNDERS for 10% off any order.

    Andy Galpin is a tenured full Professor at California State University, Fullerton. He is the Co-Director of the Center for Sport Performance and Founder/Director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology Laboratory. He is a Human Performance scientist with a PhD in Human Bioenergetics and over 100 peer-reviewed publications and presentations. Dr. Galpin has worked with elite athletes (including All-Star, All-Pro, MVP, Cy Young, Olympic Gold medalists, Major winners, World titlist/ contenders, etc.) across the UFC, MLB, NBA, PGA, NFL, Boxing, Olympics, and Military/Special Forces, and more. He is also a Co-founder of Vitality Blueprint, Absolute Rest, BioMolecular Athlete, and RAPID Health & Performance.

    • 29 min
    Scaling Success: How Adam Pisk’s Vision and Outsourcing Built Bruntwork | S2: E26

    Scaling Success: How Adam Pisk’s Vision and Outsourcing Built Bruntwork | S2: E26

    Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers, whom I LOVE their MAGNESIUM BREAKTHROUGH product that has helped me sleep better, stay focused, and feel all around healthier. Check out their products at http://bioptimizers.com/danrobbins use promo code FOUNDERS for 10% off any order.
    In the world of entrepreneurship, success stories often stem from challenges and pivots that lead to remarkable growth. Adam Pisk, the co-founder of Bruntwork, exemplifies this narrative through his journey of leveraging outsourcing and building a global team to drive business success. With a background in various industries and a keen eye for cost efficiencies, Adam’s entrepreneurial spirit was ignited by the realization of the benefits of outsourcing early on in his career.
    Bruntwork’s evolution during the challenging times of COVID-19 serves as a testament to the resilience and innovation of Adam and his team. Facing a halted marketplace business, they pivoted swiftly to offer digital solutions to businesses in need, eventually leading to significant growth and revenue. The ability to adapt to changing circumstances and identify new opportunities enabled Bruntwork to thrive in an uncertain business landscape, showcasing the power of strategic decision-making and seizing the moment.

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    Bean to Bottle: Cole Shephard's Innovative Journey in Coffee and Beyond | S2: E25

    Bean to Bottle: Cole Shephard's Innovative Journey in Coffee and Beyond | S2: E25

    Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers, whom I LOVE their MAGNESIUM BREAKTHROUGH product that has helped me sleep better, stay focused, and feel all around healthier. Check out their products at http://bioptimizers.com/danrobbins use promo code FOUNDERS for 10% off any order.


    Cole Shephard, the visionary founder of the Green Coffee Company, has transformed Colombia's coffee landscape since 2017, growing his enterprise into the country's largest coffee producer. Starting with a keen insight into agricultural opportunities in Colombia, Shephard strategically used his background in mergers and acquisitions to create a thriving business that aligns with the interests of real estate investors looking for diverse portfolios. His innovative approach led to the acquisition and efficient management of over 10,000 acres of coffee farms, propelling his company's revenue from $1 million to $10 million.
     
     

    • 10 min
    Disruptive Genius: Founder’s Story with Tina Sharkey | S2: E24

    Disruptive Genius: Founder’s Story with Tina Sharkey | S2: E24

    Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers, whom I LOVE their MAGNESIUM BREAKTHROUGH product that has helped me sleep better, stay focused and feel all around healthier. Check out their products at http://bioptimizers.com/danrobbins use promo code FOUNDERS for 10% off any order.
    Tina Sharkey, a trailblazer who notably coined the term "social media," has left an indelible mark over three decades of entrepreneurship, guiding companies to public success and significant exits. In a recent episode of Founder’s Story, Sharkey shared insights into her journey, emphasizing that her drive was never for the title of an entrepreneur but to effect meaningful change. With a vision that transcended the norm, she founded Brandless to democratize access to quality products at fair prices, reflecting her ethos of doing something impactful when nobody else is.
    Sharkey’s approach to entrepreneurship is rooted in problem-solving and intentionality rather than seeking acclaim. Her work within large corporations and startups alike showcases her ability to be a change agent, irrespective of the environment. This mindset has been pivotal in her remarkable career, from building a global online community for women to advising the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs.
     

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
159 Ratings

159 Ratings

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Incredible guests

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A podcast that’s actually enjoyable for entrepreneurs

I love the guests on this show -often the legacy media parades the same old guys and this is fresh and exciting.

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Top shelf

Thank you Kate for being the kind of lighthouse that entrepreneurs need. Keep up the good work!

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