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…

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Chris Widmayer, CEO,Programming Culture for Hyper Focused Growth – Episode 64

Chris Widmayer is the Co-Founder & CEO of Penrod, a consulting company that delivers innovative solutions to clients using Salesforce software. Chris and his co-founder started Penrod working together on Skype while watching shows like Friday Night Lights and the Jersey Shore.  The business has grown dramatically and now employs more than 60 people in 3 states. Recently,…

Xiao Wang, CEO, Making Boundless Opportunities for Immigration – Episode 61

Xiao Wang is the Co-Founder and CEO of Boundless, a Seattle, Washington based startup that is democratizing the immigration process offering an inexpensive, and highly successful, online platform for marriage green cards and US citizenship.  He has an undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and earned his MBA at Harvard University.  Before starting Boundless, Xiao worked…

Peg Ann, CEO, Drawing Strength from the Gifts of Dyslexia – Episode 55

Peg Ann is a former Co-Owner of the Empire Level Corporation, the CEO of Life Moves, LLC, a mogul on the TV Show “Project Pitch It” and an incredibly generous Philanthropist.  Growing up with modest means, Peg started working early and held a multitude of jobs before graduating from high school.  After having her first child,…

Phil Nadel, Venture Capitalist on the Entrepreneur Superpower – Episode 46

Phil Nadel is the Founder and Managing Director of Forefront Ventures, one of the largest start-up investment syndicates on AngelList.  He is also a star on the Gimlet Podcast ‘The Pitch’, (Also listen to "The Pitch" on Spotify). Phil is a graduate of Saint Andrew’s School and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the…

Alex Kowalski, CEO Proves the Power of the 80/20 Principle – Episode 39

Alex Kowalski is the CEO of Performance Complete Metal Solutions, a Little Chute, WI based contract manufacturer of metal assemblies and the CEO of Alta Exchange Group, a company that specializes in investment property sales strategies. He’s also a commercial real estate investor and a member of the Young President’s Organization. Alex was recruited to…

Jerry Jendusa, How to Get Unstuck in your Business Part 2 – Episode 35

Jerry Jendusa has mastered how to get unstuck in your business and skyrocket results. He leverages his experience selling an aerospace business that he started in his basement, grew to $100 Million in revenue and employed more than 600 people. He teaches business owners, entrepreneurs, and business coaches how to get your business on a…