Successful people are interesting - they’ve taken risks, they’ve failed, in most cases they’ve learned the hard way. We take a deeper dive into their career journey
Robert Craven, Founder and CEO of ScalePassion
Mark interviews Robert Craven, the founder and CEO of ScalePassion. They discuss Rob's favorite drinks, his first job, favorite quotes, and favorite books. Rob shares his experience as a multiple-time CEO and his passion for helping founders scale their businesses while integrating social impact. They also delve into the concept of conscious leadership and the importance of authenticity, self-awareness, and meditation in the business world. Rob emphasizes the power of recognizing and challenging our own stories to unlock our potential. Make sure to check it out!
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Casey Jacox, Sales & Executive Leadership Coach
Our host is joined by Casey Jacox, a true jack-of-all-trades. From being a collegiate athlete to becoming a speaker, podcaster, sales and executive coach, and author, Casey's career path is anything but ordinary. Casey dives deep into the importance of vulnerability and belief in achieving success. He shares his valuable insights on value-based selling, negotiation skills, and finding the perfect balance between confidence and humility. They also discuss the power of books, the art of listening, and how adversity can shape our character. It's a conversation that will leave you inspired and ready to take on any challenge that comes your way. So, get ready to be motivated, entertained, and enlightened in this must-listen episode!
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Hillary Crook, P.E. Teacher and Semi-Pro Football Player
In this podcast episode, Hillary Crook, a physical education teacher and semi-pro women's tackle football player talks about her non-linear career path and her love for her current profession. Hillary shares her experiences teaching and coaching track and field, as well as playing football for the Boston Renegades. They talk about her athletic achievements, her background, and her decision to pursue teaching. Hillary emphasizes the importance of trying new things and not being afraid to fail. They also discuss the growing visibility of women's sports and the impact it has on her career as a teacher.
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Brian Barnes, President at Isto Biologics
What's the most important thing to help someone find their purpose? Brian Barnes, the president of Isto Biologics, shares his story and gives tips on interviewing, internships, and career paths. Barnes emphasizes the importance of using resources to improve oneself, having a mentor, and pursuing a well-rounded life. He also talks about the significance of internships and keeping the purpose front and center in a company. If you’re interested in career development you will find plenty of useful information in this episode, and you’ll enjoy the banter between Mark and Brian.
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Cos Santullo, Semi-Retired Executive
Today's guest is Cosmo Santullo, affectionately known as Cos. He has an awesome story. The son of an immigrant butcher who worked his way into a very competitive world at IBM, rising to the rank of GM North America, IBM Personal Systems, and moving 10 times. It’s a great story and his stories will help business veterans, as well as, recent college grads. He's also got an inspiring story of recognizing who you are vs what you do. We also talked about situational fluency, and he gave a great tip for leaders leading other leaders about “Flying in formation”. Listen in to learn more.
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Dave O’Connor, Life and Executive Coach
Dave's got a great Beers and Careers journey for you. He started off thinking he wanted to be a clinical psychologist and then got into politics and then into business. And is now in the culmination of his career where he has launched his own company as a life and executive coach.
It's an excellent story where there's a lot of life lessons and a lot of good books shared. Dave's a vulnerable guest that I think has shared his journey to his mental health and what he thinks he can do to give back to others. A really uplifting story, can't wait for you to check it out.
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