325 episodes

Long Shot Leaders tell the stories and secrets of leaders, Innovators, entrepreneurs, and various high achievers. We interview people of all walks of life and explore their struggles, shortcomings, challenges, and setbacks that ultimately lead to growth and betterment.
Hard-hitting and fast-moving, connecting people from all walks of life to learn about entrepreneurship, leadership, relationships, cruise ships, and any other kind of damn ship you can think of. We talk to leaders in culture, film, regular business, show business, monkey business, you name it! digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
Michael Stein likes deconstructing why people do what they do and how they can be better.

Long Shot Leaders with Michael Stein Michael Stein: Entrepreneur, actor, filmmaker, comedian & self help expert

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 94 Ratings

Long Shot Leaders tell the stories and secrets of leaders, Innovators, entrepreneurs, and various high achievers. We interview people of all walks of life and explore their struggles, shortcomings, challenges, and setbacks that ultimately lead to growth and betterment.
Hard-hitting and fast-moving, connecting people from all walks of life to learn about entrepreneurship, leadership, relationships, cruise ships, and any other kind of damn ship you can think of. We talk to leaders in culture, film, regular business, show business, monkey business, you name it! digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
Michael Stein likes deconstructing why people do what they do and how they can be better.

    How to grow your revenue to 7 figures with social media master Drew Blumenthal

    How to grow your revenue to 7 figures with social media master Drew Blumenthal

    How to grow your revenue to 7 figures with social media master Drew Blumenthal
    Since starting his own agency in 2017 Drew has grown revenue to nearly 7 figures and how offers services from paid ads to web development to organic social media growth. Clients' budgets range anywhere from $1,500 per month to over $1,000,000 and industries such as SaaS, ECommerce, and home services.

    • 51 min
    Despite being born with a disability in both arms, America's Got Talent" finalist, and comedian, Ryan Niemiller, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy” shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped.

    Despite being born with a disability in both arms, America's Got Talent" finalist, and comedian, Ryan Niemiller, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy” shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped.

    Despite being born with a disability in both arms, America's Got Talent" finalist, and comedian, Ryan Niemiller, the self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat of Comedy” shares his views of the world from the perspective of the handicapped.
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    How to market yourself or your business and create a social impact with Eric Ressler

    How to market yourself or your business and create a social impact with Eric Ressler

    How to market yourself or your business and create a social impact with Eric Ressler
    Eric Ressler is the founder and CEO of Cosmic.  Cosmic is a Social Impact Creative Agency. We empower social impact organizations to catalyze real-world change by helping them nail their impact story, build brand awareness, and inspire action.

    • 48 min
    How to become one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time with Craig Shoemaker

    How to become one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time with Craig Shoemaker

    How to become one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time with Craig Shoemaker
    Globally recognized as one of the TOP 100 Stand Up Comedians of all time, a sought-after Keynote Speaker, Author, and Emmy Award Winning producer, Craig has a career in show business spanning over three decades.
    Guest starring in Parks & Recreation, Fresh Prince, Scream 2, and the Late Show, along with a 90-minute standup special “Daditude” on Netflix and SHOWTIME.
    Craig is now taking his “Laughter Heals” message to organizations that want to experience how laughter can open doors and hearts in both business and in life.
    Laughter is the best medicine, open up & say "Ha-Ha." -Craig Shoemaker
    Craig has performed for four US Presidents, at TEDxOjai and delighted corporate, association, and comedy audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe with his unique blend of engagement, entertainment, and empowerment. His incredible storytelling ability combined with his willingness to share his most painful experiences, make him an increasingly relevant and inspiring keynote speaker. Laughter Heals is the perfect message for today’s environment.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    holocaust survivor Ben Lesser tells his tragic real-life story of surviving the holocaust - Replay for holocaust remembrance day

    holocaust survivor Ben Lesser tells his tragic real-life story of surviving the holocaust - Replay for holocaust remembrance day

    holocaust survivor Ben Lesser tells his tragic real-life story of surviving the holocaust - Replay for holocaust remembrance day
    Ben Lesser was born in Krakow Poland in 1928. He had 2 brothers and 2 sisters, his older sister Lola and he are the only remaining survivors out of his immediate family of seven. The rest of his immediate family as well as his extended family who numbered in the hundreds were all slaughtered by the Nazi’s in their willing collaborators.
    During those 5 years of living hell on earth, Ben was fortunate to survive several Ghetto’s and concentration camps, including the notorious Auschwitz, Buchenwald, he was liberated in Dachau.
    In 1947, Ben arrived to the United States and settled in Los Angeles where he met and then married his wife Jean in 1950. Ben & Jean have been blessed with 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    In Los Angeles, Ben became a Realtor and had two successful Real Estate offices, Ben Lesser & Associates. He is past president of the Los Angeles Westside Beverly Hills Brokers Association.
    Since 1995, after retiring to Las Vegas, Ben has been devoting his time as a volunteer, speaking in schools and colleges on The Holocaust.
    Ben said that he has dedicated his present life to the pursuit of preserving the memory (ZACHOR) in order to prevent the world from contracting AMNESIA.

    • 34 min
    How to become a stand up comedian, and tour the world, no matter what your profession is with Rabbi Bob Alper

    How to become a stand up comedian, and tour the world, no matter what your profession is with Rabbi Bob Alper

    How to become a stand-up comedian, and tour the world, no matter what your profession is with Rabbi Bob Alper
    There’s a reason why Sirius/XM satellite radio plays Rabbi Bob Alper’s comedy bits many times daily, often sandwiched between Bob Newhart and Jerry Seinfeld: Bob’s background - he served congregations for fourteen years and holds a doctorate from Princeton Theological Seminary - prepared him well for a thirty-year comedy career with delicious material presented in a way that’s intelligent, hilarious, and 100% clean.
     
    The New York Times put it succinctly: Bob “…had the audience convulsing.”
    From Hollywood's IMPROV to The Montreal Comedy Festival to Toronto’s Muslimfest (really), Bob’s unique brand of humor has a universal appeal. Bob is particularly proud of The Laugh in Peace Tour, over 200 shows with his Muslim and Christian stand-up pals, frequently on college campuses with interreligious co-sponsorship. Visit Bob at www.bobalper.com

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

MsFunny ,

Comedians

Just listened to Niemiller and Shoemaker episodes. I expected some laughs, which I got, but didn’t anticipate such wisdom and insight that the comedians provided, thanks to a skilled interviewer.

Eldeem ,

Powerful every time

Michael curates a delicious line of guests each week, asking questions and bringing to life a conversation that leaves a mark every episode. Thank you sir!

Yes!! Sir!! ,

What a great podcast!

I feel uplifted every week and love the hard topics and advice that come from each episode’s.

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