Episode #15: Storyteller Neal Foard shares powerful stories about love, life, and experiences from around the world.
Episode #15- From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Neal Foard – Founder of Storyfire
“It’s not what you say that matters – it’s what people hear.” – Neal Foard. This is one of the most INTERESTING podcasts I’ve ever done with expert storyteller, Neal Foard. Neal has been in the advertising and marketing space for more than 25 years. He’s worked to create award winning ad campaigns for powerful brands like Budweiser, Lexus and Sony, and he’s gained a fiercely loyal following on social media because he’s one the BEST orators and storytellers of all time. Check out this longer than normal episode where we talk about life, death, homelessness, and how the human condition is a beautiful thing.
Episode #14: From poverty and prison, to profit and success. How business growth happens when healing, vulnerability, and resilience collide.
Episode 14 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Kelly Siegel, CEO of National Technology Management
This is one of my favorite podcast interviews because it’s with my good friend, Kelly Siegel.
Kelly is the CEO of National Technology Management (NTM), an outsourced IT services firm based in Detroit, Michigan. He’s a larger-than-life personality who’s risen from poverty to profit and success. He has an educational background in criminal justice and sociology from Western Michigan University and has a relentless drive to better himself in breaking his family’s cycle of abuse, addiction, and poverty. Kelly recently published a book called Harder Than Life, and has a new, groundbreaking podcast, also called Harder Than Life.
Kelly lives in Michigan with his daughter Arianna, their Yorkie Sammy, and cat Felix. He spends as much time as possible in Florida, preferably out on the water with Ari and good friends. You will NOT want to miss this podcast with Kelly because it’s PURE GOLD.
Episode #12 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Dr. Joe O’Mahoney
This is one of my favorite podcast interviews because we’re talking about growth, the criteria needed to grow, and how to eventually sell a professional services firm.
Our guest is Dr. Joe O’Mahoney, a published author, researcher, and leading authority on the consulting industry and a consultant to boutiques and small consulting firms. Dr. Joe practices what he preaches: he has been a corporate consultant, an internal consultant, and a solo consultant. He has spent 15 years providing advisory services to small consulting firms on growth, and in 2007 sold his own company, StayMobile Technology Ltd. In addition to his private practice. He is the founder of Repair Café Wales CIC and Consulting Mastered Ltd.
Joe has coached over 2,000 executives and MBA students about management consultancy and helped hundreds of students gain places at leading consulting firms. Joe’s work has been recognized by awards from the British Academy of Management, the Centre for Consulting Excellence, the ESRC, and several University prizes. Joe studied History at Oxford University and obtained his Ph.D. and MSc at Warwick University. He lives in England with his wife and two sons.
Episode #11 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Craig Siegel, Founder of The CLS Experience
This is one of my favorite podcast interview guests, Craig Siegel, because of the STRAIGHT FIRE we walk through in a phenomenal 45-minute podcast interview.
Craig has dedicated himself to personal growth and transformation by revamping his mindset. As in COMPLETELY changing how he thinks. He now wants to help others manufacture BIG breakthroughs of their own. The vision for his community is to enhance your state of mind, and your frequency, and focus on what makes you feel alive. Simply put, we’re going to discuss how to get ON FIRE FOR LIFE!
Episode #10: How to deal with ADHD, regulate your emotions, and address your feeling of being stuck with Neil Swanson.
Episode #10 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Neil Swanson, Founder and CEO of Free To Be Coaching
This is one of my favorite podcast interviews BECAUSE it’s with my ADHD coach, Neil Swanson!
Neil is affectionately known as Dr. Neil at SGS because he’s SO smart and wise. Neil has worked as a minister, a counselor, a construction contractor, and a building consultant. Neil grew up in Wisconsin, went to school in the Mid-West and New York City, and eventually settled in the great state of Virginia where he now runs his practice. Along the way he’s volunteered and been a champion for many causes with the goal of making a positive difference in the world.
And NOW, Neil is the Founder and CEO of Free To Be Coaching, a coaching practice that focuses on radically reducing the impact of ADHD on your relationships, employment, and other areas of your life.
You will NOT want to miss this podcast with Neil because it’s PURE GOLD if you’re a business owner, leader, or someone who struggles with ADHD.
Episode #9: How unhealed, unhealthy, and ego affects your life, your love, and your purpose – and how you can break free from these cycles and chains that are holding you back.
Episode #9- From Stuck to Successful -Interview with Brittney-Nichole Connor-Savarda, Founder of Catalyst 4 Change & Emotional Intelligence Magazine
Brittney-Nichole Connor-Savarda, author of The EQ Deficiency, is an authority on emotional intelligence and awareness, has over 15,000 hours of practical experience under her belt, and lives her purpose as a catalyst for change.
Brittney-Nichole earned degrees in education and psychology and is certified as a Neuro-Linguistic Program (NLP) practitioner and HeartMath trainer. In addition, she partners with executives and their teams to solve the people problems that are holding them back from innovation and people-centered success.
This is one of the most interesting podcasts I’ve done, as we dive into ego, trauma, emotional intelligence, and more. Don’t miss this show.
Episode #7: How to catapult your business growth by publishing sales & marketing content that simply answers questions that your buyers are thinking about.
Episode #7 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Marcus Sheridan, Keynote Speaker at Marcus Sheridan International, Inc.
This is my FAVORITE podcast interview BECAUSE it’s with my friend Marcus Sheridan.
Marcus Sheridan once grew a pool company, DURING AN ECONOMIC DOWNTURN, by simply answering questions online from his potential buyers. That’s right – when 100% of discretionary spending on POOLS was gone, he blew up the pool company he was a partner at.
And NOW, Marcus is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker who excites audiences with his simple, yet powerful transformational business approach. Marcus has been dubbed a “Web Marketing Guru” by the New York Times and in 2017 Forbes names Marcus one of 20 “Speakers You Don’t Want to Miss.”
You will NOT want to miss this podcast with Marcus because it’s PURE GOLD if you’re in sales and
Episode #6: The value of IT business growth, business automation, growing pains, and making tough decisions to grow and achieve your dreams.
Episode #6 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Rick Harber, Founder and CEO of Decision Digital
This is one of the best podcast interviews I’ve ever done!
Rick Harber, the Founder and CEO of Decision Digital, talks about growth, growing pains, sales and marketing, and how his firm has been successful in achieving elite ConnectWise consulting status.
Founded in 1997, Rick started Decision Digital to serve a global client base by creatively solving their technology challenges. Today, Decision Digital is a multi-million-dollar sized firm that’s recognized as technology champions, thought leaders, and immersion experts, especially in the Managed Services and Professional Services Automation spaces. Rickand his team are steeped in precision and integrity, devoted to solving problems and developing rewarding relationships between clients, partners, and technologies. Check out this episode with Rick!
Episode #5: The value of emotional intelligence, empowerment, and cognitive behavioral coaching for your IT services business.
Episode #5 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with Troy White, Founder of UpStream
In this episode, you’ll hear the AH-MAZING story of Troy White and the journey behind UpStream.
The adversity that Troy experienced didn’t write his story, and now he uses his experiences to
provide in-depth, evidence-based Emotional Intelligence, Empowerment, and Cognitive Behavioral training to overcome negative thinking, improve your self-esteem, change self-defeating behaviors, and develop healthy coping skills. Check out this episode with Troy!
Episode #4: The struggles of starting a tech firm, VoIP solutions, and the growing pains of IT services.
Episode #4 - From Stuck to Successful - Interview with George Bardissi, Owner and Founder of Bardissi Enterprises and BVoIP
In this episode, you’ll hear the awesome story of George Bardissi and how he started his career in technology because of poorly designed Wi-Fi at his former high school. George unpacks the struggles of owning and running a technology firm, growing it, and how much he loves the Philadelphia Eagles. George is the owner and founder of two tech firms with his MSP, Bardissi Enterprises, and his VoIP company in BVoIP.