Episode 100, Humbled and Inspired by These Words of My Podcast Guests

In this special 100th episode, I reached out to the first 100 guests to share their experience on the How'd It Happen Podcast. I got a great response and just want to share some of those responses with you. I was humbled and inspired. I'm grateful to these successful people, for helping us get to…

Dave Molenda, Amazon Best Selling Author, Growing on Purpose – Episode 97

Dave Molenda is the author of Growing on Purpose, the Formula to Strengthen Your Team AND Improve Your Customer Experience. In addition to being a #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author, Dave is the founder of Positive Polarity, a start-up business he grew into a $10 million company and through which Dave passes the principles of his…

Steve Sims, VIP Business Mogul, Being a Hustler is Not a Bad Thing – Episode 92

Steve Sims is the author of the best-selling book, Bluefishing, The Art of Making Things Happen, the host of The Art of Making Things Happen Podcast, one of Mike's favorites and the creator of the Steve D Sims Speakeasy. He's the man who created Bluefish, the internationally famous company that makes once in a lifetime…

Bob Kendall, CEO, Pumping Profits for Advertisers and Entrepreneurs – Episode 89

Bob Kendall is the Co-Founder & CEO of Cole Publishing, the idea for which came in 1979 from Bob’s friend, Pete Lawonn’s, desire to sell the used tank from his septic truck. They didn’t know how to get the word out to potential buyers. After some investigation, Bob discovered he could buy a list of…

Nicole Holland, Powerhouse Podcaster, Bringing Listeners the Fire Inside You – Episode 88

Nicole Holland is a highly sought-after Media Strategist & Coach, specializing in Podcasts & Podcast Guesting. She held a coveted “New & Noteworthy” distinction from Apple Podcasts for over 2 years, was named in The Huffington Post as one of “5-Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs”, and has been featured on popular podcasts and publications including Entrepreneur Magazine,…

Elliot Roth, Replacing Petroleum Based Food Additives with Algae – Episode 86

Elliot Roth is a serial Entrepreneur and the Founder of Spira, Inc., a Los Angeles, CA based plant based, algae derived food ingredient manufacturer that hopes to modify the way that the world eats, reduce the environmental impact of traditional food production and eliminate hunger. Elliot’s goal is to replace the harmful animal and petroleum…

Steve Palec, In Awe: Beatles, Baseball, & Bourbon – Appreciating Spectacular and Simple Stuff – Episode 77.5

Steve Palec has just written a book, where your journey begins alongside him in a speech classroom and takes you into interviews with greats including Ringo Starr, Les Paul, Don McLean, and Alice Cooper. You'll walk with him on the diamond at Miller Park and the grounds of Lambeau Field. Follow his ups and downs…

Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University President, Happiness through Significance – Episode 73

Dr. Nido Qubein is the President of High Point University, a school from which he graduated after immigrating to the United States when he was 17 years old. Having been an entrepreneur and a successful businessman, Dr. Qubein was serving on the High Point University Board when the need for a new President arose. In…

Dave Strand, CEO, Welding Together a Championship Culture – Episode 71

Dave Strand is a private investor and previous Owner & CEO of Wisconsin Oven Corporation, an East Troy, WI based manufacturer of large heat treat and other specialty thermal ovens for industry. When Wisconsin Oven was sold to Thermal Product Solutions, Dave became its CEO, responsible for 4 oven manufacturing companies located throughout the United States. He’s also the author of an…

Matt Parry, CEO, Sprouting Healthy Food Ideas in a Processed Food World – Episode 65

Matt Parry is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Good Crisp Company, the creator of the gluten-free canister potato chips that you feel good eating. Matt started the company in his home country of Australia.  As the brand took off in the US, he made the decision in early 2019 to open a US headquarters and moved…