132 episodes

Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

Moving Up Alex Grodnik

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.8, 218 Ratings

Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

    E132: Taylor Nieman (Toucan) - Micro-moments of learning

    E132: Taylor Nieman (Toucan) - Micro-moments of learning

    Taylor is a distribution specialist. Having learned from some of the best startups in consumer tech, she’s now building a browser extension to help people learn new things as they go about their day. What it’s ok to fail and the importance of relationships!

    • 18 min
    E131: Max Hellerstein (Extra) - Do you like steak?

    E131: Max Hellerstein (Extra) - Do you like steak?

    Max started his first business in high school with the goal of making money with his best friend. The growth from there and the transition to creating a viral video for his push for pizza app that created his next business which was acquired by Eaze. Next up was the idea to create a modern-day QVC, raising money from big-time investors and then pivoting to a debit card with a credit card style experience called Extra.

    • 44 min
    E130: George McGehrin - The mindset of an entrepreneur

    E130: George McGehrin - The mindset of an entrepreneur

    Starting an executive placement firm and helping people craft their brands. George's learnings coming out of the last financial crisis and how to best position yourself to get a job after this one.

    • 26 min
    E129: Jack Shannon (Recess) - Building an ad network for live events

    E129: Jack Shannon (Recess) - Building an ad network for live events

    After studying finance at IU, Jack followed his passion to LA and became an assistant in the entertainment biz. Working his way up in a talent agency, Jack saw the opportunity to start a concert/festival touring company. From there, a cold email to Mark Cuban secured his first investor and how his concert promotion business has evolved into a tech platform.

    • 29 min
    E128: Bryce Paul Cypto 101 – Everything you need to know about Bitcoin now

    E128: Bryce Paul Cypto 101 – Everything you need to know about Bitcoin now

    Bryce goes in-depth on bitcoin and crypto. How to get buy bitcoin and the reasons you should.

    • 20 min
    E127: Rachel and Kristen - Clarity on Fire

    E127: Rachel and Kristen - Clarity on Fire

    These 2 fun and energetic women help people combine their career with their passion. If you know what you don’t want but aren’t sure what you should be doing then this conversation is for you. Also, why your passion and your authentic self don’t necessarily need to be combined.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
218 Ratings

218 Ratings

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This is so good- makes me wanna go binge watch everything from E1! 🙈

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The interviews are engaging and it provides an inside look at how the people interviewed think. Their vision. Overal 10 stars across the board.

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Favorite of all the WSO podcasts!

This podcast is definitely very motivational for me and of all the WSO podcasts I love how it’s more general and applicable to areas outside of finance. Very enjoyable and lighthearted podcast to listen to in your free time.

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