Wayne Breitbarth, LinkedIn Expert – Episode 4

Wayne Breitbarth, #LinkedInExpert is on the podcast today. Wayne is perhaps the foremost LinkedIn expert in the country,  He’is the CEO of the Power Formula LLC, a best selling author, a LinkedIn consultant, and an energetic keynote speaker. Wayne's book, #ThePowerFormula of LinkedIn Success, which is now soon to be in its 4th edition, has…

Todd Barden, 401k Expert and Athlete – Episode 3

Todd Barden is an exceptionally successful 401K advisor, an entrepreneur, and a world class athlete. In this episode, Todd shares the details about how it happened to him, his path from a family construction business based in Pardeeville, WI to a career in auto sales, and finally - at least for now - to the…

Mike Malatesta, My Entrepreneurial Story – Episode 2

Mike co-founded a company in 1992 that grew to $45 million in revenue, across 6  locations, with 140 team members, by 2015. The company was recently acquired by a large publicly traded company and now Mike is an entrepreneur, writer, blogger, and podcast host as well. In this episode, Mike is interviewed by Dave Mastovich…

Welcome and What To Expect – Episode 1

How'd It Happen is an interview-based podcast hosted by me, Mike Malatesta, that explore the stories, the beliefs, the actions, and experiences of my guests, all of whom have achieved a high level of success in their lives. I like to define success as the value a person creates for others in the world. My…

How’d it Happen? Podcast

“How’d it Happen?” is a conversational-based podcast, hosted by me, Mike Malatesta.  I’m a curious guy living in the Midwest who’s had some success, along with a lot of “not-quite success”.  I like to avoid the word failure. Its connotation can be dangerous.  Some might describe me as a hard-working & successful entrepreneur, investor and…