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This is the moment where a meaningful connection is made. In today's world of digital overload and human disconnect, we need these simple yet rare moments more than ever. It’s Aaron’s podcast mission to create these connections with diverse guests through a wide-range of entertaining conversation.

The Connect with Aaron Calafato Aaron Calafato

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

This is the moment where a meaningful connection is made. In today's world of digital overload and human disconnect, we need these simple yet rare moments more than ever. It’s Aaron’s podcast mission to create these connections with diverse guests through a wide-range of entertaining conversation.

    Episode 44 - Matt Kaulig

    Episode 44 - Matt Kaulig

    This episode I got a chance to connect with Matt Kaulig.
    Matt is an entrepreneur and businessman. He’s the Founder/Owner/CEO of LeafFilter Gutter Protection, owner of Kaulig Racing and Chairman of Kaulig Capital LLC.
    Our conversation topics included:
    - How Matt started his business
    - Myths about entrepreneurship
    - Challenges and rewards of running your own business
    - Competition and sports
    - Matt’s upbringing and experience as a College quarterback
    - Owning a NASCAR team
    - Who he thinks the greatest athlete is
    - The importance of a work/life balance
    - How he ended up owning a private jet
    - More!

    More about Matt and his companies:
    http://www.kauligcompanies.com/

    Brought to you by: Disowned Customs:
    http://www.disownedcustoms.com/

    All original music & audio production
    Ken Wendt D.M.A

    Opening theme music by:
    Nature Camp
    https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/

    Booking & Coordinator: Cori Birce

    • 55 min
    Episode 43 - Bill Squire

    Episode 43 - Bill Squire

    This episode I got a chance to connect with Bill Squire.
    Bill is a Comedian and Radio personality on the Alan Cox Show
    (WMMS 100.7). Bill is hilarious but in this conversation you’ll get to hear another side of his personality. Our conversation went deep and it traversed many wide-ranging topics including:
    -How decisions influence our lives
    -How Bill is rebuilding life after a recent breakup
    -What it’s like to be a father in a blended family
    -The unconditional love we have for our children
    -The challenges of being monogamist
    -His latest Comedy Album called “Decisions Aren’t my Thing”
    -Our skepticism of astrology
    -Religion, Dogma and the Golden Rule
    -Politics, Gun violence and Gun Reform
    -The transparency of racism in America.

    Buy Tickets to Stand Up Together featuring Bill
    https://standuptogetherohio.com/

    More about Bill:
    http://www.billsquire.com/

    This Episode brought to you by: Disowned Customs

    All original music & audio production
    Ken Wendt D.M.A

    Opening theme music by:
    Nature Camp

    Booking & Coordinator: Cori Birce

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 42 - Russ Mitchell

    Episode 42 - Russ Mitchell

    This episode I got a chance to connect with Russ Mitchell. Russ is an American journalist and news anchor. You may know him from CBS where he was anchor of The Early Show on Saturday and weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News. In 2012, Russ joined WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio as a lead anchor. Our conversation covered many topics including:

    • How the storyteller Spalding Gray brought us together
    • His career and experience at CBS
    • What it was like to work with Dan Rather
    • The time he was dissed by James Brown during an interview
    • Being live on the air during 9/11
    • A conversation that changed his life

    Watch Russ on WKYC Cleveland:
    https://www.wkyc.com/

    This episode powered by:
    Fresher Media

    Brought to you by:
    The City Club of Cleveland

    All original music & audio production
    Ken Wendt D.M.A

    Opening theme music by:
    Nature Camp
    https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/track/seasons-successful

    Booking & Coordinator
    Cori Birce

    • 39 min

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