56 episodes

Welcome Heroes! This is the Hero of the Hour podcast, the show dedicated to helping you learn the concepts, techniques, and pathways to build multi-generational wealth and achieve financial freedom. Hosted by Mark B. Murphy, founder, and CEO of Northeast Private Client Group and author of three books on wealth management, including his latest release, The Ultimate Investment. Mark brings you insightful interviews and conversations with executives and industry leaders to investigate what it means to be a REAL hero in your business and in the lives of others. Join us and discover your true path to financial freedom. https://www.northeastprivate.com/

Hero Of The Hour Mark B. Murphy

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    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Welcome Heroes! This is the Hero of the Hour podcast, the show dedicated to helping you learn the concepts, techniques, and pathways to build multi-generational wealth and achieve financial freedom. Hosted by Mark B. Murphy, founder, and CEO of Northeast Private Client Group and author of three books on wealth management, including his latest release, The Ultimate Investment. Mark brings you insightful interviews and conversations with executives and industry leaders to investigate what it means to be a REAL hero in your business and in the lives of others. Join us and discover your true path to financial freedom. https://www.northeastprivate.com/

    55 | Suzanne Leydecker | Unpacking Generational Wealth

    55 | Suzanne Leydecker | Unpacking Generational Wealth

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Suzanne Leydecker, author of the book, "A Woman on Top." Suzanne shares her personal journey of self-discovery, which is humorously and candidly detailed in her book. The discussion opens with Suzanne recounting her experiences of financial naivete and personal growth following a significant inheritance. She reflects on her relationships with younger men, her struggles with self-esteem, and how these experiences prompted her to write her book. Suzanne emphasizes the transformative power of self-awareness and gratitude in managing wealth and personal relationships.
    Suzanne and Mark explore broader societal issues, discussing the evolving roles of men and women in society. Suzanne critiques the shifting dynamics in gender relations, pointing out the challenges women face in maintaining their independence and identity in relationships. She advocates for a balanced approach where both genders learn to coexist with mutual respect and understanding. The dialogue also touches on generational changes in perceptions of wealth and success, highlighting the importance of personal responsibility over material achievements.
    Mark and Suzanne also discuss the impact of societal expectations on personal development and relationship dynamics. They discuss the importance of setting realistic goals and the ineffectiveness of New Year's resolutions. Suzanne introduces her concept of the "tribe," a community she is building through her website, aimed at supporting women who are the primary earners in their relationships. Both guests agree on the necessity of kindness and empathy in fostering healthy relationships and personal growth, regardless of financial status. The episode concludes with plans for future discussions on personal development and societal norms.
    Join Mark and Suzanne for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    Suzanne's journey of discovering self-worth after inheriting money and making financially motivated relationship choices.Her experiences with relationships influenced by her financial status, and the lessons learned about the impact of money on personal connections.How the process of writing her book helped Suzanne reflect on her life decisions and growth.How generational wealth is often squandered within a few generations and the importance of proper wealth management.How empowerment affects relationships today, with a focus on maintaining one's identity and strength in a partnership.Evolving gender roles and expectations, providing insights on how both men and women can adapt to foster healthier interactions.Why success is not solely measured by financial achievements but also by personal fulfillment and impact.Suzanne's creation of a "tribe" or community for women, particularly those who are primary earners, to support each other.And much more...

    Resources:
    A Woman on Top book
    Suzanne's website
    Northeast Private Client Group
    Mark B. Murphy Linkedin
    Mark B. Murphy website
    Northeast Private Client Group Youtube...

    • 58 min
    54 | Dr. Brett Kessler | Healing the Healers: A Dentist's Perspective on Healthcare Crisis

    54 | Dr. Brett Kessler | Healing the Healers: A Dentist's Perspective on Healthcare Crisis

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Dr. Brett Kessler, a prominent figure in dentistry and the current president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). During the conversation, they explore the challenges and opportunities facing the dental profession. Brett emphasizes the importance of supporting healthcare providers, particularly in light of burnout and workforce shortages, highlighting ongoing efforts within the ADA and broader healthcare community to address these issues. He also discusses the need for improved access to dental care, pointing out the shortcomings of the current insurance model and advocating for a more inclusive approach to oral health.
    Brett reflects on his journey as both a dentist and a leader, acknowledging his efforts as a CEO of his dental practice while striving for excellence in his role at the ADA. He shares his vision for the organization, aiming to make it more appealing and beneficial for younger dentists who may have different values and expectations from previous generations. Brett also discusses the importance of maintaining the private practitioner model in dentistry, highlighting the unique doctor-patient relationships it fosters and its role in providing personalized care.
    The conversation concludes with a discussion on how individuals and organizations can support the dental profession. Brett expresses gratitude for those who contribute to the industry's well-being, such as Fortune Management, and emphasizes the need for a unified voice in facing challenges like mail-order orthodontics. He highlights the potential for collaboration between the ADA and Fortune Management to enhance practice fulfillment and wellness among dentists, underscoring his commitment to making a positive impact in the dental field.
    Join Mark and Dr. Kessler for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    Why the healthcare industry, including dentistry, is facing a crisis of burnout and workforce shortages, with millions of healthcare providers experiencing burnout.The need for improved access to dental care for all demographics, and why current insurance models are not working effectively.The crucial role played by organized dentistry, such as the American Dental Association (ADA), in advocating for healthcare providers and ensuring the delivery of quality care.The challenges faced by traditional organizations like the ADA as the younger generation of dentists value work-life balance and different forms of engagement with their profession.Why private practitioner models in dentistry offer unique doctor-patient relationships and can lead to more fulfilling practices.How Fortune Management provides valuable support and coaching for dentists, and the ways that collaboration with such organizations can benefit the profession as a whole.Insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the dental profession and how individuals and organizations can support its growth and well-being.And much more...

    Resources:
    American Dental Association
    Brett's LinkedIn
    Mark B. Murphy website
    Northeast Private Client Group
    Mark B. Murphy Linkedin
    Northeast

    • 34 min
    53 | Dr. Eric Studley | Mastering Adaptability: Overcoming Career Obstacles

    53 | Dr. Eric Studley | Mastering Adaptability: Overcoming Career Obstacles

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Dr. Eric Studley, a friend and seasoned professional who shares his journey from dental school to the financial services industry. Eric recounts the significant challenges he faced, including not getting into dental school initially and eventually attending in Guadalajara, Mexico, before being accepted to NYU. After graduating, he quickly bought a struggling dental practice in Brooklyn, which he successfully revitalized. However, complications from multiple surgeries forced him to leave dentistry, leading to a career shift when he started working in the medical waste industry and later, insurance, despite initial reservations.
    Eric's venture into the insurance business began modestly from the front seat of his car, gradually building a reputable firm focusing on the dental market. His success in the industry is attributed to his commitment to ethics and professional integrity, which he also emphasized during his time as a professor at NYU. Eric discusses the significance of ongoing education and ethical practice, both in finance and healthcare, and how his teaching role enriched his professional and personal growth.

    Towards the end of the episode, Eric reflects on his work ethic and the integration of his career with personal values, emphasizing the importance of serving others and maintaining genuine relationships. He underscores the joy derived from mentoring and influencing others positively, both in business and in academic settings. Dr. Studley's story is not just about professional success but about adapting to life's challenges and making impactful connections that enhance both his life and those of others.

    Join Mark and Eric for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    How Eric overcame initial rejections from dental school by studying abroad, and the importance of perseverance and exploring alternative paths to achieve one's career goals.How, after a successful dental career, unexpected health issues led Eric to pivot into the medical waste and insurance industries.How his strong work ethic and determination fueled his success across different fields.Eric's journey from starting his insurance business in the front seat of his car to developing a thriving agency.Why maintaining ethical standards in business and treating clients with utmost respect contributed to Eric’s long-term success and reputation in the financial services sector.How integrating work with personal values and passions can lead to a fulfilling career.How setting high standards and being a role model can influence others positively in their professional journeys.And much more...

    Resources:
    Eric S. Studley and Associates
    Northeast Private Client Group
    Mark B. Murphy Linkedin
    Mark B. Murphy website
    Northeast Private Client Group Youtube Channel


    Books:
    Get Mark’s Book Here: The Ultimate Investment: A Roadmap To Grow...

    • 42 min
    52 | Katrina Scarlett | Humanizing Digital Spaces

    52 | Katrina Scarlett | Humanizing Digital Spaces

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Katrina Scarlett, a seasoned expert in blending technology with customer-centric hospitality. Hailing from Canada, Katrina shares her journey from luxury resort management to establishing her unique business that focuses on humanizing the digital experience. Her approach stems from her background in hospitality and tech, inherited from her father, a program engineer. Katrina discusses her transition from working in corporate environments to leveraging her tech skills and hospitality passion to provide a more meaningful and controlled service in the digital space.
    Katrina emphasizes the importance of creating a memorable online customer experience. She explains how businesses, especially in coaching and consulting, can develop legacies of loyal fans through organic marketing. Her strategy revolves around understanding and addressing the needs and desires of customers at every touchpoint, whether it's through email automation or high-ticket offerings. Katrina stresses that the key to creating loyal fans lies in making customers feel valued and individualized, despite the automated and transactional nature of online business.
    Mark and Katrina also discuss the practical aspects of her work, illustrating with a case study how she helped a coaching business address issues like chargebacks and customer dissatisfaction by realigning their team and processes. She highlights the role of customer-centric approaches in all business aspects, from front-line interactions to backend operations.

    Join Mark and Katrina for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    How Katrina's unique approach combines her tech background and hospitality experience to create an impactful online customer experience.Her transition from luxury resort management to running her own business, focusing on humanizing the digital landscape.  The importance of making each customer feel valued and individualized in an automated, digital world.How businesses, especially in coaching and consulting, can cultivate loyal fans through personalized, organic marketing strategies.How focusing on customer needs and desires at every touchpoint can transform the online business experience.Strategies for implementing customer-centric approaches in your business, enhancing both customer satisfaction and business growth.And much more...

    Resources:
    Scarlett & Co.
    Northeast Private Client Group
    Mark B. Murphy Linkedin
    Mark B. Murphy website
    Northeast Private Client Group Youtube Channel


    Books:
    Get Mark's Book Here: The Ultimate Investment: A Roadmap To Grow Your Business and Build Multigenerational Wealth
    Extraordinary Wealth: The Guide To Financial Freedom & An Amazing Life

    • 30 min
    51 | Mallina Wilson | The Power of Authentic Coaching

    51 | Mallina Wilson | The Power of Authentic Coaching

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Mallina Wilson, a Certified International Property Specialist and a dynamic figure in the real estate and coaching industries. Mallina shares her inspiring journey in real estate, beginning in 2005 with just $40 in her bank account. Her pursuit of the Certified International Property specialist designation led her to establish global connections and overcome various market shifts. Mallina's story is one of resilience and determination, highlighting her growth from financial constraints to global recognition in the real estate community. She emphasizes the importance of building relationships and adapting to market changes, drawing from her experience in various market conditions and international transactions.
    Mark and Mallina explore her transition from real estate to coaching, aligning with Kaizen, a coaching organization. Her coaching philosophy centers around personalizing strategies to individual needs rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. She shares success stories of her clients, showcasing her ability to provoke 'A-ha' moments and foster significant growth. Her methods focus on breaking old habits and fostering new, productive ones, covering various aspects like time management, leadership skills, and financial review. Mallina's approach is rooted in helping clients align their business goals with their authentic selves, driving towards a life of purpose and success.
    The conversation shifts to the real estate industry's evolving landscape, with Mallina providing insights into how she navigates changes and challenges. She recounts personal trials, including her partner's battle with cancer, and how she maintained focus and resilience during tough times. Her story is a testament to the power of a positive mindset and the ability to adapt and thrive amidst adversity. Mallina and Mark also discuss the characteristics of a coachable individual and the red flags of those resistant to coaching. She stresses the importance of openness to change and the willingness to be accountable for one's growth. Mallina's coaching engagement varies based on individual needs but consistently aims for impactful, transformational results.

    Join Mark and Mallina for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    How Mallina started her real estate career with just $40 and grew it into a global success, learning to navigate various market shifts and economic challenges.The Certified International Property Specialist designation and how global networking can transform a local real estate business into an international success.Mallina's journey from being a real estate specialist to a sought-after coach, and how her experiences in real estate enriched her coaching techniques.Her unique approach to coaching, focusing on individual needs rather than a generic framework, and how this can lead to significant personal and professional growth.The traits that make someone coachable, the red flags of those who aren't, and how being open to change and accountability is crucial for growth.The evolving real estate industry, including how Mallina adapts to industry changes and turns challenges into opportunities.The transformative power of effective coaching across various industries and how it can lead to achieving one's personal and professional goals.And much more...

    Resources:
    Step Into Global Properties
    Mallina's LinkedIn
    Northeast Private...

    • 39 min
    50 | Amy Post | Finding Hope and Healing

    50 | Amy Post | Finding Hope and Healing

    In this episode of the Hero of the Hour, Mark is joined by Amy Post, author of "Out of the Gray and Into the Light," and host of the Advocacy and Hope podcast. Amy shares the emotional journey of her daughter's battle with malignant liver cancer, diagnosed at the age of three. Despite the grim prognosis and the overwhelming challenges, Amy's story is one of resilience and hope. She discusses the importance of trusting one's instincts, advocating for alternative treatments alongside conventional medicine, and the power of faith and positivity in facing life's most daunting challenges.
    Amy emphasizes the need for preparation and the strength found in pain. She recounts how her daughter's illness pushed her to challenge the healthcare system, seek alternative treatments, and advocate fiercely for her child's health. Amy's experience highlights the importance of questioning medical protocols and seeking holistic approaches to health. Her journey is not just about battling cancer, but also about navigating a complex healthcare system and finding balance between traditional and alternative medicine.

    The podcast concludes with Amy discussing her ongoing advocacy work and her own podcast, "Advocacy and Hope." She believes that people need to be prepared for life's unexpected challenges, both health-wise and financially. Mark and Amy's conversation serves as a beacon of strength and a call to action for more human-centric healthcare practices, emphasizing the power of community support, faith, and perseverance in the face of adversity. 

    Join Mark and Amy for this fascinating and enlightening discussion!

    Enjoy!


    What You Will Learn In The Show:
    How Amy trusted her maternal instincts and fiercely advocated for her daughter's health amidst a serious cancer diagnosis.The complexities of the healthcare system and how Amy navigated medical and bureaucratic challenges to seek the best care for her daughter.The emotional resilience required to cope with a child's life-threatening illness.How writing and sharing her story has been a therapeutic process for Amy, helping her to heal emotionally.The significant role of faith and maintaining a positive outlook, and how these elements were crucial in Amy's family's journey through their daughter's cancer treatment.The benefits and challenges of integrating holistic health practices with conventional medicine, and how this approach played a vital role in her daughter's recovery.The creation of "Advocacy and Hope," a platform for families dealing with similar health challenges to support each other, share experiences, and access resources.The importance of human-centric care in medicine, where empathy and understanding are as important as medical treatment.And much more...

    Resources:
    Advocacy and Hope podcast
    "Out of the Gray, Into the Light" preorder
    Northeast Private Client Group
    Mark B. Murphy Linkedin
    Mark B. Murphy website
    Northeast Private Client Group Youtube...

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

PabloCastle ,

Excellent listen

Hearing the perspective of successful business owners across different industries has been very eye opening. I especially love how accesible this podcast makes learning from top industry leaders and their wisdom.

Gia cortez ,

Much needed Podcast ✨⭐️

Very interesting, as expected 🏦

Maureen Motherway ,

Amazing and Inspiring Podcast

I listen to a lot of podcasts, but this one has all of fixings. It makes me laugh, it inspires me, I’ve learned so much and it makes me want to do even more than I am!

The guests are interesting, informative and so easy to listen to. Thank you Mark B. Murphy and all of your amazing guests. Please keep it up. I can’t wait to hear more. 5 stars for sure!

-Maureen Motherway

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