41 episodes

A podcast inside the minds of business champions, hosted by Super Bowl champions Bennie Fowler & Ryan Harris

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A podcast inside the minds of business champions, hosted by Super Bowl champions Bennie Fowler & Ryan Harris

    Growth: Krista Gano - Improv, Acting, and the Business of Entertainment | E40

    Growth: Krista Gano - Improv, Acting, and the Business of Entertainment | E40

    How can the art of storytelling in film and television crack people open and teach us about ourselves?In episode 40, co-hosts Ryan Harris and Bennie Fowler sit down with Krista Gano, a multi-faceted talent in the entertainment industry. From her early days at the Groundlings to founding multiple companies, Krista shares insights into the world of acting, storytelling, and the creative process. She discusses the challenges faced by aspiring actors, the importance of resilience, and the power o...

    • 42 min
    Growth: David Mandell - How to Build a Company From Scratch | E39

    Growth: David Mandell - How to Build a Company From Scratch | E39

    What does it really take to be a successful CEO and navigate the challenges of building a company from the ground up?Co-hosts Bennie Fowler and Ryan Harris sit down with David Mandell, a serial entrepreneur, multiple-time founder, and now co-founder and general partner at Massive VC. David shares his wealth of experience and insights on the realities of being a CEO and the journey of building a successful company. He shares the importance of mentorship, and the true meaning of success in the ...

    • 43 min
    Gridiron: Drew Shore - Lessons Learned in 9-Year NHL Career | E38

    Gridiron: Drew Shore - Lessons Learned in 9-Year NHL Career | E38

    Which skills allowed Drew Shore to become an NHL Pro?In episode 38, Drew sits down with co-host Ryan Harris and Bennie Fowler to share key moments of his playing career, including struggles with coaches, the intense physicality of playoff hockey, and the challenges of balancing athletics with fatherhood. The conversation explores the mental side of professional sports, the difficult transition to life after retirement, and lessons that apply both on and off the ice. Drew's honest reflections ...

    • 35 min
    Gridiron: Stephen Hauschka - The Pressure of Kicking in the NFL | E37

    Gridiron: Stephen Hauschka - The Pressure of Kicking in the NFL | E37

    How do NFL kickers maintain their confidence in a position where they handle a lot of pressure in their role?In episode 37, co-hosts Ryan Harris and Bennie Fowler sit down with Stephen Hauschka, a 13-year NFL veteran, Super Bowl champion, and now an entrepreneur, speaker, coach, and consultant. Stephen shares his unique perspective on the challenges and triumphs of being a kicker in the NFL, a position that often faces intense scrutiny and pressure. He opens up about the mental strategies he ...

    • 28 min
    Gridiron: Super Bowl Champs Explain why the OTAS removal proposal is a Wrong Call

    Gridiron: Super Bowl Champs Explain why the OTAS removal proposal is a Wrong Call

    How does the NFLPA's proposal to remove OTAs impact player performance, team dynamics, and overall league competitiveness?In this episode, co-hosts Bennie Fowler and Ryan Harris discuss the NFLPA's controversial proposal to remove Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and extend the training camp period. They delve into the importance of OTAs for player development, team camaraderie, and injury prevention. Bennie and Ryan share their personal experiences and insights on how OTAs and training camps...

    • 15 min
    Gridiron: Brandon Brooks: How He Transitioned from NFL to Goldman Sachs | E36

    Gridiron: Brandon Brooks: How He Transitioned from NFL to Goldman Sachs | E36

    What lessons can we learn from a Super Bowl champion's transition from the NFL to the business world?In episode 46, co-hosts Bennie Fowler and Ryan Harris sit down with Brandon Brooks, a Super Bowl champion with the Philadelphia Eagles and a recent graduate of the Wharton School of Business. Brandon shares his journey from the NFL to the business arena, discussing the challenges and triumphs he encountered along the way. He emphasizes the importance of mental health, the value of internships ...

    • 32 min

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