Stories worth telling.
On the Success Story podcast, Scott has 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.podcast.scottdclary.com or www.youtube.com/c/scottdclary.
To connect with Scott go to www.linkedin.com/in/sdouglasclary.
Eric Siu, CEO of Single Grain, Author of Leveling Up | How To Master The Game Of Life
Eric Siu is an investor, founder and advisor to companies. He is the Chairman of digital marketing agency Single Grain, which has worked with companies such as Amazon, Uber, and Salesforce. He also hosts two podcasts: Marketing School with Neil Patel and Leveling Up, an entrepreneurial podcast where he dissects growth levers that help businesses scale.
In his youth, Eric was not academically or socially successful, but he was a serious high-level eSports and poker player. He ultimately found how to convert his focus and success in gaming into a very successful career in marketing.
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00:00 – Eric Siu, CEO of Single Grain, Author of Leveling Up | How To Master The Game Of Live
03:24 – Eric's story
05:27 – Entrepreneurship and gaming.
09:05 – What are "power ups" and how can you use them in your life?
12:27 – The apprentice mentality - humble yourself
17:17 – Mindset shifts and mental models
19:02 – Life mission
24:17 – Eric's definition of success and the importance of leverage
Greg Steltenpohl, CEO of Califia Farms | Lessons Learnt Building Califia Farms
Greg Steltenpohl is the Founder of Califia Farms, one of the fastest growing plant-based beverage companies in the world. Greg is an visionary brand builder and serial entrepreneur with a focus on utilizing creative principles to build mission based organizational cultures that achieve world class results. Greg has led Califia Farms’ meteoric growth as an innovative leader in premium, natural beverages that make it easy and delicious for consumers to live a plant-based lifestyle.
Jennifer Colosimo, President at FranklinCovey | The Role of Leadership in Uncertain Times
Jennifer Colosimo serves as president of FranklinCovey’s enterprise division. Previously, Jennifer was senior vice president of sales and operations in the United States and Canada. She has also led teams in IT, learning and development, and corporate social responsibility while with Accenture, DaVita, FranklinCovey, and several private equity-backed organizations. She coauthored the book Great Work, Great Career with Dr. Stephen R. Covey.
She has been a featured speaker and panelist at numerous conferences speaking on business acumen, strategy execution, culture change, employee engagement, and women in leadership. Jennifer has delivered on-site training and keynotes to over 50,000 people across 45 states and 12 countries. Her career has included executive team development, global operations, operations and finance for a Training Top 125 and Learning Elite recognized corporate university, system implementations and process improvement, and managing the CSR and sustainability functions of a Fortune 200 organization.
Jennifer received her undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and her graduate degree from Purdue University. Her volunteer interests focus on character-based leadership development for women and girls. She serves as a trustee for the Women’s Foundation of Colorado and was a board member of the Girl Scouts of Colorado for 10 years. She lives with her husband Will and beloved dog Rex and receives occasional texts from her grown daughters.
Darren Marble, Co-Founder & CEO of Crush Capital | Creating TV That Allows Viewers To Invest in IPOs
Darren Marble is a serial entrepreneur and creative who lives in Los Angeles, CA. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Issuance, a marketing platform for digital securities, the CEO of CrowdfundX, a financial marketing firm, and Co-founder of Crowd Invest Summit, producer of Crypto Invest Summit.
Darren Marble is the Executive Producer of Going Public®, a new original series that allows viewers to invest in IPOs.He is also the CEO of Issuance, the leading provider of technology and marketing solutions for Reg A+ issuers raising capital in the US and Canada. His clients have raised over $250 million to date.
Previously, he was Founder & CEO of CrowdfundX, a financial marketing firm that pioneered direct-to-investor retail marketing using the Reg A+ securities exemption. CrowdfundX marketed historic Reg A+ IPOs to NASDAQ, NYSE, and OTC Markets. The company was acquired by Issuance in 2019.
His insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, and the Los Angeles Business Journal, to name a few.
Michelle Seiler Tucker, Mergers & Acquisitions Specialist | Lessons Learnt From Selling 1000+ Companies
Michelle Seiler Tucker is the Founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated. She holds a M&AMI (Mergers & Acquisitions Master Intermediary) title and as a 20-year veteran in the M&A industry, she has a wealth of experience regarding buying, selling, fixing, and growing businesses. Her and her firm have sold over a thousand businesses in almost every vertical and have a remarkable track record of success.
In addition to being featured in INC, Forbes, and USA Magazine, Michelle is a Keynote Speaker and makes regular radio and TV appearances on Fox Business News and CNBC. She has spoken alongside many prominent speakers: Eric Trump, Kathy Ireland, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Donna Karen, Stedman Graham, Randi Zuckerberg, Steve Wozniak, and more. She is the Best-Selling Author of the book “Sell Your Business for more than It’s Worth” and has a new book coming out called “Exit Rich®.”
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Profit Speaks - https://amzn.to/3c1Bonh
Sam Jacobs, Founder of Revenue Collective | A Community For Sales & Marketing Executives
Sam Jacobs is one of the leading figures in revenue development at high-growth companies around the world, and is recognized as one of the top go-to-market executives in the country. He is the Founder of Revenue Collective, the leading global community for customer-facing executives, with more than 2,000 members around the world. Sam also hosts the Sales Hacker Podcast, which generates roughly 40,000 downloads per month and has featured guests ranging from Dan Pink to Mark Roberge, and many more.
Prior to Revenue Collective, Sam spent 15 years leading go-to-market teams in the greater New York City area, including serving as Chief Revenue Officer of Behavox and The Muse, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Livestream (acquired by Vimeo/IAC in 2017), Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Axial, and Managing Director at Gerson Lehrman Group.
He’s helped businesses scale revenue anywhere from $0 to just shy of $300M, and has been instrumental in the raise of more than $1B in institutional capital across various companies. Sam graduated with degrees in Commerce and Economics from the University of Virginia. He lives in the West Village of New York City with his wife and two mostly blind, old dogs.
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Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌
Whether you’re well established as an entrepreneur, or just getting started carving out a profitable niche that’s ready to grow - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Scott does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving business, and life you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!
A Winning Podcast!
Thank you Scott for being the kind of lighthouse we need! Great guests, great questions, great vibes. And all that in an easily digestible format.
Great podcast. Great host.
There are a *lot* of interview podcasts out there. But Scott’s is one that is actually engaging and insightful in a novel way. Not just another rehash of the same concepts. Great interviewer.