26 episodes

Masters and Founders is your weekly resource for all things business, startups, and mastering a craft or skill. The show's guests are the doers that inspire others to follow their own journey. They think outside the box, march to the beat of their own drum, and in the process create the best versions of themselves. Masters and founders follow a passion, something in their gut, for them there is no other choice but to follow their journey.
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Masters and Founders Dan Dillard

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    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Masters and Founders is your weekly resource for all things business, startups, and mastering a craft or skill. The show's guests are the doers that inspire others to follow their own journey. They think outside the box, march to the beat of their own drum, and in the process create the best versions of themselves. Masters and founders follow a passion, something in their gut, for them there is no other choice but to follow their journey.
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    Don Donovan

    Don Donovan

    This week Dan is sitting down with Don Donovan of Baker Street Solutions. Don is an inventor, data junkie, and author of The Right to Succeed™, a marketing approach guaranteed to deliver. With 20 years of client experience at Procter & Gamble in brand, category and general management, and 15 years of marketing consulting as founder and CEO of Baker Street Solutions, Don is Baker Street’s “Discovery” guru. Don’s vision for how consumer behavior is translated into predictive modeling is the basis for his extraordinary career.
    Guest: Don Donovan
    Host: Dan Dillard
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    Learn more about Don and Baker Street: https://bakerstreetsf.com
    Founding Media YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyxQReKL3jHiwd0BXsTcGQ
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    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin

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    • 43 min
    Chris Condit

    Chris Condit

    This week Dan is chatting with Chris Condit. Chris along with his now wife Mandy founded the Texas 4000 in 2004. Chris is a Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor having been diagnosed at age 11. He created the Texas 4000 as a way to continue the fight against cancer by raising funds for research and sharing hope, knowledge, and charity throughout the continent. Chris felt that creating the longest charity bicycle ride in the world, from Texas to Alaska, would be an appropriate way to fight the nation’s greatest disease threat.
    Guest: Chris Condit
    Host: Dan Dillard
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    Learn more about Chris and the Texas 4000: https://www.texas4000.org
    Founding Media YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyxQReKL3jHiwd0BXsTcGQ
    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin

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    • 35 min
    Jody Goehring

    Jody Goehring

    This week Dan is chatting with Jody Goehring. Jody is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Hyde Park Ventures. and previously served as Vice President and Head of Corporate and Business Development at digital promotions giant RetailMeNot, Inc. Jody was an Associate Director in the Technology, Media, Telecom investment banking group at UBS Investment Bank in New York where he advised on a number of M&A and financing transactions. He also gained management consulting experience at Booz Allen Hamilton. Hyde Park Ventures' portfolio includes Boston-based Hyde Park Burgers, and the third largest Five Guys franchisee in the United States.
    Guest: Jody Goehring
    Host: Dan Dillard
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    Learn more about Jody and his work: www.hydeparkventures.com
    Founding Media YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyxQReKL3jHiwd0BXsTcGQ
    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin

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    • 22 min
    Prentice Howe

    Prentice Howe

    This week Dan is sitting down with Prentice Howe, Owner and Chief Creative Officer of Door Number 3. Prentice has worked with some of America’s most iconic brands including Minute Maid, The UPS Store, Anheuser-Busch and JBL. Prentice’s work has been recognized nationally and internationally in prestigious shows such as Cannes Lions, London International Advertising Awards, the Webby Awards and Communication Arts. Dan, Ryan Francis, and Prentice go over how he got his start and why values are an important part of any brand strategy.
    Guest: Prentice Howe
    Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    Learn more about Prentice and his work: https://www.dn3austin.com/people
    Founding Media YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyxQReKL3jHiwd0BXsTcGQ
    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin

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    • 25 min
    Bradley Tusk

    Bradley Tusk

    This week Dan is sitting down with venture capitalist, political strategist and writer, Bradley Tusk. Bradley is the Founder and CEO of Tusk Holdings, which includes Tusk Ventures, Tusk Strategies, Kronos Archives, Ivory Gaming and Tusk Philanthropies. Tusk Ventures is the world’s first venture capital fund to work with and invest solely in high growth startups facing political and regulatory challenges. Bradley recently wrote a memoir called The Fixer: My Adventures Saving Startups From Death By Politics, and hosts a podcast called Firewall. Previously, Bradley served as campaign manager for Mike Bloomberg, as Deputy Governor of Illinois, as Communications Director for Senator Charles Schumer and as Uber’s first political strategist. 
    Guest: Bradley Tusk
    Host: Dan Dillard
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    Bradley's Podcast, Firewall: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/firewall/id1199693682
    Founding Media YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLyxQReKL3jHiwd0BXsTcGQ
    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin


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    • 40 min
    John Paul DeJoria

    John Paul DeJoria

    This week Dan is sitting down with entrepreneur, a self-made billionaire and philanthropist John Paul DeJoria. John is probably most known as the co-founder of Paul Mitchell line of hair products and The Patrón Spirits Company. His generosity is also a key feature to his work and his life.
    Guest: John Paul DeJoria
    Host: Dan Dillard
    Producer: Myrriah Gossett
    Audio Engineer: Jake Wallace
    A Founding Media Podcast
    Founding Austin
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Great interview. Fascinated that if he hadn't broken his collar bone on his very first football play he might never have learned guitar. That's great!

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Very promising new podcast!

I can’t wait for the next episode!! Such an interesting conversation with an Austin legend. I love the concept of this podcast and can’t wait to hear the stories from the next masters!

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