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"Moments to Momentum, with Scott Abbott" is a fun, informative and inspirational podcast - featuring insightful conversations, with successful leaders from a wide-spectrum of demographics and vocations - that share their most meaningful situations, stories and events (i.e. “moments”), that they have experienced. Furthermore, how those big moments produced "momentum," that helps them succeed in their profession, and life. By having leaders share their most significant experiences - along with the lessons and advice learned - listeners gain their own “moments to momentum," as they enjoy and benefit from our guests’ personal experiences, insights and recommendations.

Moments To Momentu‪m‬ Scott Abbott

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

"Moments to Momentum, with Scott Abbott" is a fun, informative and inspirational podcast - featuring insightful conversations, with successful leaders from a wide-spectrum of demographics and vocations - that share their most meaningful situations, stories and events (i.e. “moments”), that they have experienced. Furthermore, how those big moments produced "momentum," that helps them succeed in their profession, and life. By having leaders share their most significant experiences - along with the lessons and advice learned - listeners gain their own “moments to momentum," as they enjoy and benefit from our guests’ personal experiences, insights and recommendations.

    Abdul-Hakim Shabazz

    Abdul-Hakim Shabazz

    Abdul is an award-winning writer, journalist, teacher, television commentator, stand-up comedian and civic leader. He has been covering and writing about state and local politics/government in Indiana since 2004 (and, before that, in Illinois), for nearly 25 years. He hosts the “Abdul at Large” talk show on WIBC-FM 93.1, writes opinion pieces for various news publications and is the editor/publisher of IndyPolitics.org. He’s a frequent panelist and contributor to Fox 59's IN Focus and Inside INdiana Business. Abdul was presented with the Indiana Black Expo’s 2019 Governor’s Award, which is given to a recipient who uses their skills and accomplishments to give back to the community.

    In this fun, insightful and expansive episode, Abdul talks about his many vocations, and the vast/varied opportunities they’ve created. He also expounds on his love for communication, his desire to be a source of information for the public, and his realization and appreciation that everything happens for a reason.
    Connect with Abdul on Linkedin
    Check out Indypolitics.org
    Listen to Abduls Radio show on 93.1 FM ( Saturdays 1-3 pm ) 
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Gary Brackett

    Gary Brackett

    In this episode, Gary talks about being a walk-on student-athlete at Rutgers, to becoming an NFL Super Bowl champion and team captain, to owning multiple brands as a successful entrepreneur. Find out about the moments that have led Gary to have a proven track record for translating championship-level success across multiple playing fields, teams, and individuals.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Arron Stanton

    Arron Stanton

    Arron Stanton is the Chief Relationship Officer at Synergize, a community of leaders and friends dedicated to building relationships and impacting their community. Arron was born and raised in Cambridge City, IN, moved to Carmel in 2018. While Synergize originally started as just a philosophy for Arron 7 years ago, in December of 2020 he turned it into a full-blown business and community comprised of over 50 members. Their motto is simple, Relationships over everything. 
    In this episode, Arron talks about why he decided to move to Carmel, how forgiveness created an unforgettable moment in his life, and why it is important to build relationships for 30 years, not 30 days. 
    Arron fundamentally rejects transactional networking and values real connection and authenticity. Instead of his bio, check out the answers to some questions that will help you better understand his story 
    What do you want the world to know you for? A great friend, who always helped others create meaningful friendships.
    What problem are you most passionate about solving? For most businesses, building friendships and making an impact, is not the number one priority and I’d like to solve that problem.
    How do you define success? The quality of relationships in my life and my contribution toward positive impacts in others lives.
    Greatest piece of advice? Build relationships for 30 years, not 30 days.
    Most impactful quote? Nobody wants to be sold, but everybody loves to go shopping with friends.
    What is your “Big Hairy Audacious Goal”? Cause a market disruption, because of a relationship that was created through Synergize.
    Connect with Arron on LinkedIn
    Check out Synergize
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Andrea Melani

    Andrea Melani

    Andrea Melani is the co-founder of Spiga LLC, an Indianapolis-based multi-concept company currently operating two Convivio Italian Artisan Cuisine and Caffe Buondi. 
    Andrea is an experienced entrepreneur with a high rate of success in managing both private and corporate restaurants.  Skilled in Concept Creation, Business Development, Culinary expertise, Operations, and new restaurant openings. He is committed to creating a cultural connection by innovating traditional Italian cuisine.
    Originally born in La Spezia Italy, Andrea grew up in Cinque Terre, Riomaggiore. In 2000, he moved to Indiana to study at the School of Journalism at IUPUI. In 2016, he opened the first Convivio in Carmel, IN. 
    In this episode, Andrea talks to us about how his love for American culture called him to the US to study Journalism at IUPUI. While best known as the restaurateur behind Convivio and Caffe Buondi, he never dreamed that he would actually get into the restaurant game even though he grew up in the industry (his parents owned restaurants back in Italy).  Find out how an Internship with channel 8, where he found himself in a jail cell with a man who killed 7 people impacted his life and how that moment left him questioning the “why” behind the things in our lives. 
    Connect with Andrea on LinkedIn
    Check out Convivio 
    Check out Caffe Buondi

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Katrina Owens

    Katrina Owens

    In addition to being the Founder/CEO of her company Go Consulting LLC  - Katrina Owens is a friend and helper to many, as well as an active community leader. But it’s her love/responsibilities as a mother, along with her love/appreciation of her parents, that motivates her.   
    Thanks to a great blend of classroom education, real-world experiences and extensive on-the-job training, Katrina provides a wealth of knowledge, skills and expertise, in service to her clients and community. It’s easy to see, why Katrina’s purpose/cause/passion, is helping other people, reach greatness. And that starts with herself. You see everyday, Katrina challenges herself to be better than she was the day before; to practice kindness and understanding; elevate her craft as a leader and a leadership coach; and to allow her story, to inspire and motivate others to cultivate positivity, hard-work, love, and compassion - while valuing her own time, family, friends and well-being.. 
     
    Please enjoy this honest, multi-faceted and impactful episode, and please be sure to like and share with others. This episode can genuinely help a lot of people. Thanks! 


     
    Connect with Katrina on LinkedIn
    Learn more about GO Consulting
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Adrian Jagow

    Adrian Jagow

    Adrian Jagow is the epitome of a servant leader. A sincerely humble and intentionally low profile business leader, technology veteran, co-founder, entrepreneur and civic leader, Adrian is genuinely respected, loved and appreciated by those that know him, for his others-oriented mindfulness, easy-going temperament, and spiritual disposition. To note, Adrian is also the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Talevation and PHASE4 Investments, along with Scott Abbott. In addition to his successful personal and professional achievements, Adrian also serves in prison ministry and supports various non-for profit and philanthropic initiatives. Please enjoy this multi-faceted conversation covering a wide variety of topics including purposefulness, fatherhood, conflict resolution, managing obstacles, family, interpersonal communication, faith and spirituality. 
    Connect with Adrian on LinkedIN
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    • 1 hr 23 min

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