The Big Green Couch is a topical series brought to you by POUND Fitness. Tune in as POUND CEO + Founder, Kirsten Potenza chats with noisemakers who rebelliously lead their industries and have bold viewpoints on the subject we’re covering. Our mission is to bring forward meaningful and thought-provoking conversations around topics that are important to our community and add value to their overall wellness journey. Subscribe and never miss an episode from POUND sparking candid convos and inspiration! If you or someone you know is interested in being a guest on the Big Green Couch, send us an email at email@example.com
Ep #21: Ali K - On Redefining Success & Chasing Happiness In The Post-Pandemic World
On this episode of The Big Green Couch, CEO Kirsten Potenza sits down with Ali Kriegsman, Co-Founder + COO of Bulletin, a B2B wholesale marketplace. Ali is a woman on a mission to help other founders and small business owners, especially fellow women, redefine the word “success.” Take a listen and join in on the conversation by leaving a review!
Ep #20: TALKIN’ TRACKS with URBANO - The Story Behind "Standing Ovation"
Meet URBANO! This brother and sister duet is comprised of John and Marisa Urbano, hailing from the suburbs of Philadelphia. For URBANO, their love of making music had illuminated their purpose quite brightly, creating a strong foundation in crafting their aesthetic style of blending pop, EDM, and hip hop sounds together. This sibling duo has a unique approach to writing and recording their sound, as John raps all the verses, and Marisa sings the hooks and bridges. Join us for a special Talkin’ Tracks episode, where we learn more about URBANO and the story behind our POUND track “Standing Ovation.”
Ep #19: Ellen Bennett - On How to Quit Overthinking & Make It Happen!
Ever wanted to take the leap into something new but didn’t think you had enough of your ducks in a row? Join us for an inspiring conversation with Ellen Bennett, Founder and CEO of Hedley & Bennett and author of Dream First: Details Later, where she shares her rebellious approach on how to quit overthinking and make it happen. From being a ‘booth babe’ selling paint to a $10/hr line cook to running a multi-million-dollar cookware company, Ellen shares how following your passion isn’t always pretty, but it’s all an opportunity to learn and fuel your journey.
Ep #18: TALKIN’ TRACKS with Eric Zayne - The Story Behind “Coming Undone”
Eric Zayne is a soul-infused pop-rock musician and record producer who blends electronics to create a sound that is edgy and unique. The multi-faceted musician has had the pleasure of producing and writing for a slew of greats, from CeeLo Green to Matisyahu to 21 Pilots. Throughout this special Talkin Tracks episode, we’ll get to learn more about Zayne and the story behind our POUND Track “Coming Undone”.
Ep #17: Catherine Marks - On the Journey and Learnings of Being a Badass Female Music Producer
Catherine Marks is a Melbourne born, London based, award winning Producer, Mixer and Engineer. With over 15 years experience, she takes us through her journey to becoming one the first female producers in the music industry, gives us the lowdown on music production and how she continues to walk like a badass behind the music today.
Ep #16: Elmo Lovano - On Pursuing Your Passion & Creating Community Through Music
Passion. Community. Music. Three elements that Elmo Lovano strives to incorporate not only in his everyday life but also in business. As a drummer and musical director turned entrepreneur, Elmo is now creating solutions for problems in the music industry and producing the most epic music experiences with his company Jammcard, the Music Professional Network.
In this episode, Kirsten chats with her long time friend about his experiences performing with artists such as Skrillex and Christina Perri. Throughout the episode, we will get an inside look at his journey touring as a teenager, the pivot of turning his passion into a business, and why building community through music will never fade.
Different topics each month, with inspiring guests!
LOVE listening to different perspectives but also love that these topics hit so close to home.
Great job Kirsten and POUND HQ🙌