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Welcome to the Success Story Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary (@scottdclary).
On this podcast, you'll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups and entrepreneurship.
Scott will discuss some of the lessons he's learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas and insights.
He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for business professionals, entrepreneurs and everyone in between.
To get more of the Success Story podcast, go to www.successstorypodcast.com.

Success Story with Scott D. Clary Scott D. Clary

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Welcome to the Success Story Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary (@scottdclary).
On this podcast, you'll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups and entrepreneurship.
Scott will discuss some of the lessons he's learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas and insights.
He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for business professionals, entrepreneurs and everyone in between.
To get more of the Success Story podcast, go to www.successstorypodcast.com.

    Naveen Jain - Founder & CEO of Viome | How to Dream Bigger

    Naveen Jain - Founder & CEO of Viome | How to Dream Bigger

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    Naveen Jain is the founder and CEO of Viome. An intensely curious entrepreneur and philanthropist, Naveen Jain focuses on ideas that push humanity forward.
    Driven to solve the world’s biggest problems and propelled by his imagination, Naveen pushes big dreams into action, spurring massive cultural and technological change. With an audacious vision, he knows no limits. His moonshot vision breaks through barriers; his magnetic personality inspires the impossible.
    He is the author of the award-winning book, Moonshots: Creating a World of Abundance, the creator of Mindvalley, Masterclass programs, and behind XPrize a global future positive movement, and on the board of Singularity University.

    ➡️ Show Links
    https://www.instagram.com/naveenjainceo/ 
    https://twitter.com/naveen_jain_ceo/  
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/naveenjainintelius/ 

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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    03:42 - Naveen Jain's origin story
    11:15 - How should an entrepreneur tackle a problem?
    27:43 - The “Why you?” formula
    28:39 - Building a niche business as opposed to a business that already has a huge market
    35:45 - What is moonshot and what is its purpose?
    40:04 - What is the scientific reasoning for aging?
    43:58 - How much does aging impact a person’s work?
    47:25 - What is Moon Express?
    50:55 - Where can people connect with Naveen Jain?
    51:32 - The biggest challenge Naveen Jain has ever faced in his life
    52:23 - The most impactful person in Naveen Jain's life
    53:08 - What would Naveen Jain tell his 20-year-old self?
    53:44 - What does success mean to Naveen Jain?
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    • 59 min
    Andrew Nichols - Head of Solutions Architecture at Samsung | Protecting Mission-Critical Business Data

    Andrew Nichols - Head of Solutions Architecture at Samsung | Protecting Mission-Critical Business Data

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    Andrew Nichols has been a Technical Pre-Sales Engineer for Samsung for 8 years and has been focused on delivering secure mobile solutions to many brands and companies you recognize. He is focused on living an independent and eco-friendly lifestyle with his family; growing food for the year, raising a flock of chickens, harvesting rainwater, and collecting solar energy to power his EV and E-Bike. 
    Andrew graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Informatics and a focus on Information Assurance which spearheaded his interest in the world of privacy and security. Currently, Andrew has been volunteering and leading an organization in his community known as the ReMakery which is dedicated to helping teach and perform repairs for broken items in his community, as well as investigating using tech and techniques to turn trash into desirable products and objects.

    ➡️ Show Links
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/seattleandrew/ 
    https://samsungknox.com/ 
     
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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    03:07 - Andrew Nichols's origin story
    05:26 - What was the first job that allowed Andrew Nichols to start learning about what he’s doing now?
    10:03 - Why did Andrew pursue a field that is mission critical?
    12:45 - The current environment for corporate security
    24:39 - Solving human problems regarding corporate security
    31:57 - How do people get attacked and how is their security compromised in an organization?
    42:40 - Some mobile security cases that weren't set up properly
    45:10 - Why did Samsung want to champion security?
    49:10 - What differentiates Samsung Knox from other mobile security systems?
    54:43 - What were some of the most interesting deployments made by Andrew Nichols?
    1:00:39 - Some new things that will prevail in mobile security in the next 5 years
    1:09:27 - Where can people connect with Andrew Nichols?
    1:10:55 - What keeps Andrew up at night?
    1:13:51 - The biggest challenge Andrew has ever faced in his life
    1:16:51 - The most impactful person in Andrew's life
    1:19:15 - A book, podcast, or source to learn from recommended by Andrew Nichols
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Kate Bradley - Founder & CEO of Lately.ai | The Future of Content Marketing With AI

    Kate Bradley - Founder & CEO of Lately.ai | The Future of Content Marketing With AI

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    Kate Bradley Chernis is the Founder & CEO of Lately – A.I. which learns which words will get you the most engagement and re-purposes video, audio, and text into dozens of social posts containing those words.
    As a former rock 'n' roll dj, Kate served 20 million listeners as Music Director and on-air host at Sirius/XM. She’s also an award-winning radio producer, engineer, and voice talent with 25 years of national broadcast communications, brand-building, sales, and marketing expertise. What she learned on the radio about the neuroscience of music helps fuel Lately's artificial intelligence.
    Prior to founding Lately, Kate also owned a marketing agency that got Walmart a 130% ROI, YoY for three years.
    In addition, Kate's appeared as a guest speaker on hundreds of sales, marketing, and entrepreneurial podcasts and has led presentations for Walmart, National Disability Institute, IRS, United Way Worldwide, SaaStr, SXSW, Content Marketing Institute, HubSpot, Harvard University, Columbia University, NYU, and others.

    ➡️ Show Links
    https://www.instagram.com/katebradleychernis/ 
    https://twitter.com/LatelyAIKately/  
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/katebradley/ 

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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    02:48 - Kate Bradley's origin story
    14:25 - How does Kate Bradley do content marketing so well and what role does AI play?
    32:38 - How did Kate start Lately.ai and what did she do with the money her company raised in the beginning?
    41:34 - Marketing problems Kate is solving
    46:05 - How is AI important and applicable for smaller content creators?
    49:59 - How did Gary Vaynerchuk use Lately.ai?
    58:20 - Where can people connect with Kate Bradley?
    58:52 - The biggest challenge Kate has ever faced in her life
    59:27 - The most impactful person in Kate's life
    59:48 - Kate Bradley's book or podcast recommendation
    1:00:07 - What would Kate tell her 20-year-old self and what does success mean to her?
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Steve White - President & Special Counsel to the CEO of Comcast | How To Be Uncompromising

    Steve White - President & Special Counsel to the CEO of Comcast | How To Be Uncompromising

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    As President of Comcast’s West Division for eleven years, Steve White created a culture defined by Working Together To Win Together. Driven by continuous learning, radical responsibility, and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Comcast’s West Division became a pacesetter by delivering industry-leading results. Steve White was responsible for all Comcast Cable operations in the Western U.S., leading nearly thirty thousand employees, serving almost ten million customers, and driving annual revenue of nearly $18 billion.
    Steve launched his Comcast career in 1996 as Regional Vice President, invigorated by a successful tenure at Colgate-Palmolive where he managed the overall toothbrush business to register a 430% net sales increase. A commitment to his why and the influence of mentors enabled him to demonstrate consistent growth for his teams and divisions, which led to increasing leadership responsibilities.
    Today, Steve applies that same winning philosophy to his new post as President, Special Counsel to the CEO of Comcast.

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    https://www.instagram.com/stevewhiteinc/ 
    https://twitter.com/stevewhiteinc/ 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevewhiteinc/  

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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    04:07 - Steve White's origin story
    08:15 - Why was “Uncompromising” the title of Steve's book?
    09:27 - At what point in his life did Steve discover his purpose?
    17:08 - What is meant by a “Table of Prosperity”?
    20:12 - The tactics Steve White uses to manage his organization
    27:09 - Best hiring tactics
    31:26 - Focusing on the real prize and how it keeps you aligned with your purpose
    33:32 - “Living life like a learning lab”
    37:31 - The significance of Steve White embracing a crooked path in life
    40:35 - How does Comcast look at innovation and evolution as an organization?
    49:06 - Which path from Steve's book resonates with him the most?
    54:23 - Where can people connect with Steve White?
    55:49 - The biggest challenge Steve ever faced in his life
    56:15 - The most impactful person in Steve White's life
    56:42 - Steve White’s book or podcast recommendation
    57:28 - What would Steve tell his 20-year-old self?
    57:59 - What does success mean to Steve White?
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ian Clifford - Director, CEO & Founder of FuelPositive | Clean and Sustainable Carbon-Free Fuel

    Ian Clifford - Director, CEO & Founder of FuelPositive | Clean and Sustainable Carbon-Free Fuel

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    Ian Clifford is the Director, CEO, and Founder of FuelPositive Corp. He has over 25 years of experience in the fields of technology and marketing and has successfully led the company to global brand recognition through its unique energy solutions. 
    Since 2006, Mr. Clifford has raised over $50 million in equity financing for FuelPositive. He also co-founded digIT Interactive, a full-service internet marketing company serving Fortune 500 clients, which he sold at the market's peak in 2000.

    ➡️ Show Links
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/cliffordian/ 
    https://www.instagram.com/fuel_positive/ 
    https://fuelpositive.com/  

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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    03:46 - Ian Clifford's origin story
    07:18 - What was Ian Clifford’s mindset while building something that had never been done before?
    13:28 - Why is there so much focus on battery technology in the EV industry?
    23:35 - Taking the idea of using ammonia as fuel to market
    29:48 - Ian Clifford’s vision for his company
    31:50 - Finding the right people to hire or work with
    36:02 - What impact does Ian want his company to have on the world?
    37:47 - Where can people connect with Ian Clifford?
    40:10 - The most significant challenge Ian Clifford has overcome in his life
    42:23 - One person who had a huge impact on Ian's life
    44:03 - Ian Clifford’s book or podcast recommendation
    46:02 - What would Ian Clifford tell his 20-year-old self?
    47:30 - What does success mean to Ian Clifford?
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    • 53 min
    Jose Muñoz - Co-Founder of Wondermed | Healing Mental Health With Psychedelics

    Jose Muñoz - Co-Founder of Wondermed | Healing Mental Health With Psychedelics

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    ➡️ About The Guest⁣
    Jose Munoz is the co-founder and managing director of Wondermed, a health-tech company empowering people's inner healers through psychedelic medicine; starting with low-dose oral ketamine lozenges. Jose combines his international experience in business and physics to develop business models that generate positive impact.
    Previously building self-sustained desalination plants in underdeveloped countries, he has shifted his focus to healing mental health disorders with the help of psychedelic medicine. Raising $5.6M to date in their seed round, he is determined to push the boundaries of our imagination to make long-lasting changes in the world.

    ➡️ Show Links
    https://twitter.com/munozaycart/ 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jose-munoz-aycart/ 
    https://www.wondermed.com/ 

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    ➡️ Talking Points⁣
    00:00 - Intro
    02:35 - What is Jose Aycart's origin story?
    07:20 - The market's reaction to when Jose started building his company
    13:00 - What are psychedelics, why are they trending & what is their history?
    16:37 - Ryan Magnuson's role in psychedelics
    17:39 - How can someone's life be changed and influenced by psychedelics?
    19:23 - The difference between psychedelics and meditation
    24:30 - How do psychedelics work and are positive outcomes guaranteed?
    29:41 - Does this ketamine improve neuroplasticity and can it be fast-tracked?
    34:33 - What is the protocol someone will go through once they start using ketamine?
    36:23 - Is a person lucid when he's under the influence of ketamine?
    38:22 - Results of using ketamine
    41:17 - Potential negatives and positives of using ketamine
    43:18 - How do psychedelics affect someone’s decision-making and personal life?
    46:07 - What is the immediate step someone should take to figure out whether they should look into psychedelics?
    48:45 - Building a ketamine company and managing everything from the first day onwards
    53:49 - Finding funds and angel investors for a business in a super niche category
    59:04 - What are the efficiencies of the products that come to the market?
    1:01:03 - The responsibility of changing someone’s life
    1:04:24 - Will other drugs/medicines become legalized to some extent?
    1:08:36 - “Human evolution vs technological revolution”
    1:09:54 - What’s next after Wondermed for Jose Munoz?
    1:11:53 - The meaning of life and how to find purpose in living
    1:14:27 - Opportunities at Wondermed
    1:15:35 - How can people connect with Jose Munoz?
    1:16:20 - What keeps Jose up at night?
    1:16:45 - What's the biggest challenge Jose Munoz has overcome in his personal life?
    1:17:42 - One person who had a major impact on Jose Munoz's life
    1:18:20 - Jose Munoz’s book or podcast recommendation
    1:19:34 - What would Jose Munoz tell his 20-year-old self?
    1:19:49 - What does success mean to Jose Munoz Aycart?
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    • 1 hr 25 min

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