The show that explores the common twists people experience in life and dives deeper into the not-so-common ones. With tips on everything from the perfect dish to the perfect squat, and stories from becoming like your parents to growing up without them to managing life being one - come on this journey with us and explore The Twist Life.
Never Have I Ever Actress Aitana Rinab Talks Life With DJ Twist
Aitana Rinab is a 24 year old actress, most recently she plays the role of Zoe Maytag in Netflix's #1 show "Never Have I Ever." Aitana takes us on her journey from New York to Spain to Los Angeles and the beginning her acting career. We talk about the challenges of relocating on your own, following your dreams to success, why it's not always smart to try to monetize your best skill and how to build a supporting cast around yourself as the main character of life.
Never Have I Ever on Netflix
My role on Netflix's "Never Have I Ever" - 2:17 Acting as a full time career - 3:55 There's a lot of pretty faces in LA - 4:52 Being relatable and not afraid to be myself is what sets me apart - 5:49 What day to day is like for me - 6:45 Going the extra mile to get the role - 10:35 The best Halloween costume I ever made - 14:20 My major TWIST in life! - 17:20 Moving from Spain to LA and trying to break into the acting industry - 21:30 The importance of having confidence in your manager and team - 26:10 Insights on my new show, "Never Have I Ever" - 29:00 The roles I'm cast in and how I prepare - 30:52 My best dance move - 35:41 Questions
What is your most recent project you've been working on and can you talk to me about your role? - 2:08 Is acting your main profession? - 3:49 All you need to succeed is a pretty face, right? - 4:50 What do you bring to the table in your industry? - 5:40 What is it like trying to get acting roles in Los Angeles? - 6:40 Can you explain what a self tape is? - 9:00 You mentioned getting a coach for your self tapes - Is going above and beyond something you subscribe to in your career? - 10:28 Can you explain a little bit more about your musical talents? - 12:25 Piano, acting, and sewing?? - 14:02 What was the best Halloween costume that you've ever MADE? - 15:58 Tell me about a major TWIST in your life? - 17:05 Can you walk me through the challenges you've faced and how you mentally overcame them? - 21:20 Can you talk to me about the relationship you have with your manager and the importance of having confidence in your team? - 25:40 Team Ben or team Paxton? - 28:50 How do you shift into the mindset of a much younger role? - 30:45 What is your best dance move? - 35:30
Suffering A Tragic Loss and How I Reclaimed My Life with Tonia O'Neill
Tonia is the author of the book 21 DAYS in which she discusses her time in the hospital fighting for her son's life. On this episode, Tonia walks her through her story and the steps she took to find peace after her tragedy. We go on to discuss how fitness became so instrumental in her road to recovery and how she uses her training business to help clients battle through their life's difficulties. We dive a bit deeper into the business itself as well loads of physical and mental health tips, and the operations of leveraging affiliate marketing and social media to grow her business.
2:03 - The loss of my son 7:29 - Reclaiming my life 9:20 - This struggle and situation is temporary 13:05 - Getting clarity and peace 16:37 - Writing my book and the process I went through 20:10 - How sharing my story helped me 22:30 - Everyone has a different story and reason for not being physically active 23:07 - When it comes to nutrition and diets, "Less is more" 25:20 - How I've set my business up to be online 26:27 - Don't get on the scale, it's a misrepresentation 29:47 - Action steps to becoming physically fit 33:05 - The importance of supplementation to fill in the gaps 34:50 - Using social media as a tool to get new clients 43:50 - RAPID FIRE SEGMENT QUESTIONS:
1:10 - Can you tell us what you are doing now? 1:47 - Talk to us about where you came from and your major TWIST in life? 9:00 - Can you explain how health wise you went from end of the spectrum to the other because of those events? 12:40 - How can someone who has just experienced a terrible loss see the end of the tunnel? 14:15 - Should someone be looking internally or externally for the light at the end of the tunnel? 16:30 - Can you walk me through the thought process of writing your book? 22:15 - Has your grief allowed you to be able to be better suited to train others with their own limiting beliefs? 25:03 - How have you set up and grown your business online? 29:35 - Give me 3 action steps to turn a non active lifestyle into a physically fit lifestyle? 31:45 - Can you talk to me about collaboration with other businesses and the purpose of that relationship? 34:45 - Are you able to get clients through social media? 43:50 - RAPID FIRE SEGMENT!
Eating Out With Food Allergies And Lemon Everything With Shandee Chernow
With food allergies and intolerances on the rise, and as they become more widely recognized, there is a growing need for restaurants and food service staff to understand their customer's needs, reduce their liabilities and use the technology available to serve up safety with menu innovation. Shandee Chernow is President and founder of CertiStar, a user-friendly technology platform on a mission to protect and improve the safety and dining experience of men, women, and children vulnerable to food allergens. As a food allergy sufferer herself, Shandee quickly noticed a problem in the marketplace that wasn’t being solved well or being addressed properly by the industry. CertiStar offers food industry and food allergy data that has been matched with patent-pending smart technology to help hospitality businesses manage menus, recipes, and inventory.
Entrepreneur, Food Allergy Expert, Artist
1:49 - Can you tell me about the company you started called CertiStar? 3:25 - How many restaurants are you currently working with? 3:50 - How did you get started creating a software? 5:50 - How did you make the leap between creating the software and running the business? 8:30 - Tell me how you came up with your branding? 11:30 - Can you tell me a little about allergies and allergic reactions? 13:03 - What kind of signals should someone who has never had an allergic reaction before be looking for? 15:30 - How does CertiStar work to help both restaurants and guests with allergies? 18:18 - Are you seeing that people with food allergies are not going out to eat out of fear? 22:12 - What is the work involved in getting a restaurant set up with the CertiStar software? 22:57 - How much does it cost the restaurant to have and maintain the software? 23:20 - What is your plan to scale your business? 25:00 - How can someone get CertiStar in their favorite restaurant? 25:40 - RAPID FIRE SEGMENT 29:40 - Where can we find you? TOPICS
1:50 - My struggle with food allergies 2:30 - What does CertiStar do? 4:07 - The business of creating your own software 5:07 - Software company operations 6:11 - The hurdles of running your own business 8:40 - Branding a business 12:05 - Information on allergic reactions 13:17 - Signs to look for to know if you are having an allergic reaction 15:35 - How CertiStar works to help guests with food allergies in participating restaurants 22:19 - How do restaurants join CertiStar? 23:00 - Costs of implementation https://certistar.com/
"Everyone deserves to eat great food, but everyone also deserves to be confident in their food safety, including those suffering from food allergies. Eat well and eat safe."
Millennial Investing, Motocross and Making Your Dreams A Reality with Robert Leonard
Robert was a very successful international motocross racer throughout his childhood. That was taken away by his father after a close friend died in the sport. Robert's attention turned towards a new passion of finance and investing, led by his favorite author Warren Buffet. This new obsession put him on a track for tremendous success in and around the financial education space, which includes hosting two podcasts on the subject and a book on it's way.
What Robert Talked About:
1:16 Millennial Investing Podcast & Real Estate Investing Podcast 3:00 Racing motocross throughout childhood 5:35 How I discovered the art of investing 9:10 My Real Estate journey 9:30 Purchasing a home in college 12:30 Finding a mentor 13:40 Writing a book 17:35 Developing my podcast and overcoming doubts 21:15 How I manage my time and get it ALL done 22:50 RAPID FIRE SEGMENT Some Questions I Ask:
1:12 Can you tell me about your two podcasts? 2:50 Can you tell me about yourself? 5:30 How did you discover investing and Warren Buffet at such a young age? 9:05 When did you start investing in Real Estate? 9:20 Can you walk us through your first deal? 10:55 What is a specific lesson that you can recall from spending your entire youth in competitive sports? 12:25 How do you find a mentor? 15:00 How do you go about beginning to write a book or start a podcast? 21:00 You do so much in so many different areas, how do you find the time to do it? 22:50 RAPID FIRE SEGMENT
Building A Business Remotely And The Labor Of Writing A Book With Diana Spalding
Diana is Motherly's Digital Education Editor. She is a midwife, pediatric nurse and founder of Gathered Birth. In this episode Diana discusses the process of becoming an author, how businesses can succeed allowing employees to work from home and how her personal writer's mindset is different from her own as an Editor.
Diana also answers audience questions and responds to some clever tweets about parenting.
The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama
4:18 - Making the transition to working remotely 6:58 -Getting started with launching a digital company and finding a mentor to help 10:03 - Writing my first book 21:35 - Your work doesn't have to be hard 31:51 - We have a tub and dining room pooper! 35:16 - My house is clean I promise! (we're not perfect) 39:12 - How to escape the unnecessary stress and we're putting on ourselves 43:13 - Picky eating - a survival skill 46:00 - RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS - 46:28 - The worst thing about parenting 49:45 - Best single piece of advice for soon to be fathers
How Being Decisive Outside The Ring Led To A Championship Belt with LaVonte Earley
Boxer LaVonte "The World Class Gentleman" Earley in 10-0 in his pro career. In this show, he talks about the importance of making a decision, and sticking to it. He reveals his go-to combo. And what being a World Class Gentleman is all about. We dive into this and way more on The Twist Life Podcast!
3:28 - How I got into boxing 6:31 - Team sports vs. solo sports 9:22 - How to progress from an Amateur to a Professional 10:36 - How to actually succeed in boxing / training 14:02 - Nutrition 20:35 - What is your gift to the world? 27:29 - What is a World Class Gentleman? 32:04 - My go to combo 34:32 - How to fight a group of kids (lol) 37:52 - My message to the world @von_wcg https://www.wcgsociety.com/
I can dig it
Cool conversations with a lot of different people. I’ve been getting a little something from each show since I started listening
Love the variety!
I like the series so far and I am looking forward to hearing the future releases.
For being kind of pretentious and self-important.