7 episodes

We all "start" somewhere. But the road of life takes us all in different directions. Some achieve stardom, fame and fortune quickly. Others must grind their way to the top and take the long road to success. Listen each week as veteran broadcaster Rich Eisen sits down with the biggest names in entertainment, sports, business and beyond to find out the answer to the question: "How did it all start for you?"

Just Getting Started with Rich Eise‪n‬ Rich Eisen / Westwood One Podcast Network

    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

We all "start" somewhere. But the road of life takes us all in different directions. Some achieve stardom, fame and fortune quickly. Others must grind their way to the top and take the long road to success. Listen each week as veteran broadcaster Rich Eisen sits down with the biggest names in entertainment, sports, business and beyond to find out the answer to the question: "How did it all start for you?"

    Gary Vaynerchuk: Key to Success, The Next Big Thing

    Gary Vaynerchuk: Key to Success, The Next Big Thing

    Rich sits down with businessman, entrepreneur, author, and social media personality Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary harks back to his childhood and explains how being raised by Russian-Immigrant parents sparked his entrepreneurial spirit from a young age. The two delve deep into why human beings allow fear to stop them from pursuing their dreams. Plus, what if Gary owned The New York Jets?

    • 48 min
    Dr. Anthony Fauci: When We'll Have Indoor Sports

    Dr. Anthony Fauci: When We'll Have Indoor Sports

    Rich sits down with the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to the president, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Doctor Fauci explains how he began his career in infectious disease, leading the efforts against the 1981 HIV AIDS epidemic. Plus, Fauci gives tips on what those vaccinated against COVID-19 can and cannot do, when we can expect indoor sporting events to resume and much more.
    NOTE: This Episode was recorded on March 25th, 2021

    • 41 min
    Harlan Coben: How to Find Riches as a Writer

    Harlan Coben: How to Find Riches as a Writer

    Rich invites best-selling author Harlan Coben to the show to talk about being a world-famous writer, humble beginnings, and sports.
    With over 70 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the #1 New York Times author of thirty one novels including RUN AWAY, FOOL ME ONCE, TELL NO ONE, NO SECOND CHANCE and the renowned Myron Bolitar series. His books are published in 43 languages around the globe.
    https://www.harlancoben.com
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    • 44 min
    Soledad O'Brien: What CNN Taught Me About Media

    Soledad O'Brien: What CNN Taught Me About Media

    Rich sits down with broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien. The two bond over their early broadcasting careers and home state of New York. Soledad reveals why she chose to give up her dreams of becoming a doctor. She also she discusses why she left behind networks like CNN and NBC so she could create her own production company.

    • 48 min
    Daymond John: My Formula for Success

    Daymond John: My Formula for Success

    On this episode, Rich sits down with businessman and investor Daymond John. The "Shark Tank" star harkens back to his life growing up in New York City and how he went from working at a Red Lobster to becoming CEO of FUBU. Plus, Rich shares the first time he had a door slammed in his face at the beginning of his career.

    • 42 min
    Matthew McConaughey: My Many Roles

    Matthew McConaughey: My Many Roles

    On the debut episode Rich sits down with Academy Award winning actor, Matthew McConaughey. The two dive deep into McConaughey's career and what led him to become a legendary actor, producer, New York Times best-selling author, and now owner of a professional soccer team. Find out McConaughey's road to success and what unlikely career he path he almost pursued.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Menma14 ,

I loved How to Find Riches as a Writer!

I love writing but its also not a easy profression to live off of, much less get rich. I really appreciated hearing Harlan Coben's story on it. I learned so much from his experinces!

Luke Hlavvy ,

Rich at his best

I’ve adored Rich since his days on SportsCenter, and he continues that great work here.

RDMOfficial ,

Effortless conversation

I like the deep origin stories and what comes next. Keep ‘em coming!

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