13 episodes

No Fixed Agenda presented by Bubs Naturals is now co-hosted by Jeff Stoner and Omar Hernandez. This podcast Explores the lighter side of business, society/culture and life in general. No agenda needed, just honest, fun conversations. We are just enjoying the journey on the way to the destination.

No Fixed Agenda Podcast JEFF STONER

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

No Fixed Agenda presented by Bubs Naturals is now co-hosted by Jeff Stoner and Omar Hernandez. This podcast Explores the lighter side of business, society/culture and life in general. No agenda needed, just honest, fun conversations. We are just enjoying the journey on the way to the destination.

    No Fixed Agenda Special: The DNF of the Coco 250

    No Fixed Agenda Special: The DNF of the Coco 250

    In this episode of the 'No Fixed Agenda' podcast, Jeff and Omar discusses the unexpected and unplanned conversation with Hector Rodriguez. He talks about his experience in the Cocodona 250 ultra race. Despite not finishing (DNF), Rodriguez shares insights on his grueling journey, including battling environmental challenges and a mountain lion encounter. Additionally, the episode touches on Rodriguez's upcoming plans, including a Nicaragua run camp, making this a unique and inspiring conversation.
    00:00 Introduction to No Fixed Agenda
    00:40 Unexpected Episode with Hector Rodriguez
    02:01 Cocodona 250 Ultra Race Recap
    03:10 Challenges and Experiences During the Race
    10:06 Mountain Lion Encounter
    13:23 Post-Race Reflections and Future Plans
    21:30 Upcoming Adventures in Nicaragua
    25:36 Conclusion and Sign-Off

    • 25 min
    Hero Up: Food, Service, and Community

    Hero Up: Food, Service, and Community

    In this episode of the No Fixed Agenda podcast presented by Bubs Naturals, hosts Jeff Stoner and Omar Hernandez are joined by Billy Daniels, the owner of American Heroes and Brew in Carlsbad, California. Billy recounts his experiences growing up in a restaurant-focused family and his journey to create a unique dining establishment that honors service members, including firefighters, police, military, teachers, and therapists. The discussion delves into the practice of displaying service memorabilia, the challenges of running a community-centered restaurant, and the impact of California's minimum wage increase. Reflecting on the resilience of Generation X, Billy also talks about his aspiration to expand American Heroes through franchising, the importance of trademarking, and future projects.
    00:00 Introduction to No Fixed Agenda Podcast
    00:42 Guest Introduction: Billy Daniels
    04:39 Billy's Background and Restaurant Concept
    06:39 The Journey to Carlsbad
    09:22 American Heroes and Brew: Honoring Service Members
    13:26 Challenges and Rewards of the Restaurant Business
    15:44 Community Engagement and Personal Stories
    30:05 Impact of Minimum Wage on Fast Food Industry
    35:06 The Future of Labor in Fast Food
    35:19 Service Fees and Food Pricing
    36:42 Transparency in Business Practices
    37:22 Challenges of Running a Restaurant
    40:57 The Impact of Fuel Costs
    46:58 Sourcing Quality Ingredients
    49:01 The Value of Authenticity
    50:37 The Reality of Minimum Wage Increases
    54:04 Generational Differences in Work Ethic
    54:28 Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
    57:20 The Importance of Communication
    01:02:35 Future Plans for American Heroes

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Triumph Over Trauma: Stories of Mental Health and Resilience

    Triumph Over Trauma: Stories of Mental Health and Resilience

    In this episode of the No Fixed Agenda podcast, hosts Jeff Stoner and Omar Hernandez engage in a raw and insightful discussion with Justin True about mental health, trauma, and recovery.
    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the conversation explores Justin's tumultuous experiences with family violence, his brother's addiction, his own battles with suicidal thoughts, and the transformative role of therapy. Emphasizing empathy and understanding, Justin shares how he has harnessed physical challenges to build resilience and inspire healing. This episode underscores the importance of normalizing discussions around mental health, the impact of a supportive community, and finding new motivations through adversity.
    00:00 Welcome to No Fixed Agenda: A Deep Dive into Mental Health
    00:59 The Journey to Discussing Mental Health Openly
    02:07 Introducing Justin True: A Story of Struggle and Triumph
    02:44 The Impact of Sharing Vulnerable Stories
    05:27 Justin True: The Hybrid Athlete with a Powerful Story
    10:27 From Personal Struggles to Professional Challenges
    15:22 A Life Shaped by Trauma and Resilience
    35:53 The Power of Empathy and Understanding in Healing
    42:13 Understanding Mental Illness Through Personal Stories
    43:27 The Power of Empathy and Support
    43:39 Confronting Addiction and Family Struggles
    45:09 The Journey to Healing and Self-Discovery
    53:47 Embracing Therapy and Overcoming Challenges
    56:51 The Impact of Sharing and Community Support
    01:14:34 Finding Purpose and Strength in Adversity
    01:20:56 A Message of Hope and Resilience

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Everything Hyrox: A Deep Dive Into Fitness Racing

    Everything Hyrox: A Deep Dive Into Fitness Racing

    This episode is EVERYTHING HYROX.... a fitness racing competition that is for everybody regardless of fitness level. We are joined by Hyrox race director, Crystal Salaz as she walks us through the history of the sport, their impact on the fitness community, and the Hyrox affiliation program's role in promoting camaraderie and mutual growth among different fitness centers.
    We talk about what athletes should know as they enter into their first Hyrox... the energy, the environment, etc... If you are looking to participate in a Hyrox, or already have and want me details this episode breaks it down for you.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Glorious Ambivalence

    Glorious Ambivalence

    Buckle up... Its about to get funny!
    Welcome to No Fixed Agenda presented by Bubs Naturals in this episode the fellas are joined by Dave O'Conner, motivational speaker and self-proclaimed Southern gentleman.
    He covers a broad range of topics from the art of storytelling and its significance in business and personal growth to the core values of sales and faith. Dave shares his experiences and anecdotes while exploring the intersection of sincerity in professional settings, the relevance of personal stories in establishing meaningful relationships, and an individual’s journey towards combining career and faith harmoniously.
    Dave's Podcast "OTALKING WITH DAVE" Streams on all platforms

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Strength, Sweat, and Espresso Shots

    Strength, Sweat, and Espresso Shots

    Welcome to No Fixed Agenda presented by Bubs Naturals. This week's episode is freshly brewed with perseverance, determination, and the community behind the rise of Archer's Arrow Coffee House in Vista, CA.
    Jeff and Omar are joined by coffee house owners, Josh and Kat Barille. We talk about the love for coffee and community, how they got started, and what makes Archer's Arrow so much different than your everyday coffee shop.
    So ground up those coffee beans, pour yourself a cup of caffeine, and enjoy this episode to the very last drop. This is No Fixed Agenda...

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Amazing podcast

Love the podcast! Coach Omar & Jeff just have great conversation skills. It makes the day go by faster at work :)

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