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Ep 354: Jimmy Tomczak Interview - Lakeside and Tide

"I want to be known as someone who truly inspires." - Jimmy Tomczak

Jimmy Tomczak - Founder, Inventor, and Author


Jimmy Tomczak lives to design, inspire and connect. Founder, inventor, and author, Jimmy’s lived and learned in industries ranging from real estate investing to brand and marketing strategy, event production and more. He’s launched multiple companies and was even selected to appear and taped for a primetime business pitch television show. His work’s been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN Money, Huffington Post, Mashable, and more. Jimmy knows people matter most so he hosts themed parties and other in-person gatherings to enable connection, collaboration and community. Jimmy graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in neuroscience. He also runs a mastermind group for innovators, and mentors up and coming entrepreneurs. Jimmy likes boats, beaches, and adventuresome life in the sand and sun. He lives in Michigan by a lake.

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Connect with Jimmy:

Website | Facebook | @InspireJimmy | Instagram | Book 


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"Don't quit before the magic happens. Magic takes perseverance." - Silvia Christmann

Silvia Christmann - Growth Coach, Author, & Motivational Speaker

Silvia Christmann is an international growth coach and business mentor focusing on creating extraordinary leaders. She works at the intersection of personal and professional growth, combining the art of ambition with authentic living and mindful leadership. She has successfully coached serial entrepreneurs, emerging mindfulness leaders, and purpose-driven CEOs, as well as physicians, partners at global law firms, C-level executives, and financial professionals, including hedge fund managers, traders and wealth managers.

Silvia has lived and worked in seven countries. She was born in Germany and raised across Europe. She loves gathering new experiences. relentlessly shares her passion, and leads with an infectious enthusiasm for life. She credits the wealth of her knowledge to her extensive education in the personal development space, but mostly to the balance of experience, missteps, and good judgment in her life.

Connect with Sylvia:

Website | Facebook | @WanderingPlanet | LinkedIn | Instagram


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"Helping Entrepreneurs to Turn Their Relationships into Revenues" - John Corcoran

John Corcoran - Smart Business Revolution 

John Corcoran is an attorney, writer, and a father, and a former Clinton White House Writer and Speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, he has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and owns his own boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

He is the creator of Smart Business Revolution and the Smart Business Revolution podcast. He’s the cofounder with Dr. Jeremy Weisz, of Rise25 Inner Circle, an annual accountability and group coaching program for professional service entrepreneurs who want to diversify their revenues and scale up.

His writing has appeared in Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, Huffington Post, Art of Manliness, Lifehacker, Business Insider, Get Rich Slowly and numerous other publications, blogs and websites.

Connect with John:

Website | Podcast | @JohnCorcoran | LinkedIn


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Ep 351: Corina Corina Interview - Soul with a Strong Hip Hop Edge

"Basically I'm a hip hop kid who grew up on the blues." - Corina Corina

Vocalist Corina Corina was born in Oakland, CA, and is the eldest child of two political activists who were inspired to name her after the classic blues song. Now Bi-coastal with roots in NYC and the SF Bay Area, Corina Corina brings a fresh and melodic vocal hybrid to modern electronic R&B with a strong hip hop edge. She first gained recognition in the New York independent music scene by collaborating with artists like Homeboy Sandman (Stones Throw), Angi3 (Tommy Boy), and internationally-acclaimed producer, Willie Green (Backwoodz Studioz), as well as sharing stages with hip hop heavyweights Talib Kweli, Action Bronson and Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire. Both of her solo albums, “The Eargasm” (2012), and "The Free Way" (2014) were co-produced with Green, and touch on everything from gender inequality to self-love and resisting social norms.

Between 2013-2015, Corina Corina has expanded her fan base by embarking on 8 self- booked national tours, following being featured in multiple showcases at South by Southwest and Canada’s North by Northwest. In addition to her tours, she also found time to release two EPs and produce and curate dozens of live events in New York City and all over the country. Corina also performs in the acoustic blues duo Max Caddy, whose 2013 debut EP, "Caddy Tracks,” garnered praise from fans and music journalists alike.

In late 2013, Corina Corina topped off her monumental year by launching a successfully funded IndieGoGo campaign to help complete, “The Free Way.” which she calls "the best work she's ever done to date.”

In 2014, Corina Corina signed with the Deep Thinka Booking Agency and expands her fan base by spending over half the year touring nationally. This past summer, she has begun her third full length LP, “Hangover Music” which will be written and produced entirely by she and Willie Green and will be released in 2016.

Recommended If You Like: Solange, Dessa, Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Kelis, Lorde

Corina Corina Music Video: "I Can't Resist"
Corina Corina Live: "Disappointment"

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Connect with Corina:

Website | @CorinaCorina_ | Instagram | Facebook


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Ep 350: Kale Goodman and Jeremy Woodard Interview

Kale Goodman & Jeremy Woodard - Easier Accounting 

Kale Goodman and Jeremy Woodard started out as partners over 10 years ago on a Forex venture. Kale had been working as a top salesman at an accounting firm in "accounting membership sales" for a few years.. Jeremy had been back East learning how to trade currencies on Forex. As Jeremy learned more and more about foreign exchange and understood the strategies that were netting him the most gains, he decided to write a course on how to trade currencies.

When Jeremy came back to Utah after being in Jacksonville, FL, he started working with Kale and discussing the idea of selling his course over the phone. They embarked on the adventure and started calling leads out of Jeremy's basement. Kale was the salesman after he came home from work and Jeremy was the coach/mentor. This was our their successful venture together.

Since then Kale and Jeremy have loved being entrepreneurs, they've started many companies and have seen great success with many of them. Their biggest years in terms of revenue was about $10 million with a tax and accounting company from 2008 till 2012 . After awhile they launched Easier Accounting. Their goal is to be the go to name for small to mid-size companies that need more accounting attention at an affordable rate. 

Kale and Jeremy currently own and operate a business consulting firm specifically helping startups as well as Easier Accounting.

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Connect with Kale & Jeremy:

Website | Facebook | Twitter


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Ep 349: Vincent Dignan Interview - Growth Hacking

"I help companies growth hack their way to success" - Vincent Dignan

Vincent Dignan - Serial Entrepreneur, Growth Hacker, & Speaker

London-based Vincent Dignan is a writer and professional speaker who helps grow early-stage companies through a combination of rapid social media growth, and guerrilla community management tactics. He founded planetivy.com & screenrobot.com. They have received nearly 20 million pageviews, while content he has overseen for other clients has received over 150 million page views so far. His growth hacks have seen companies go from zero to thousands of signups/followers/users virtually overnight.

His company, Magnific, beat 1500+ other startups to be accepted into prestigious accelerator Techstars London. He was asked by The Duke Of York to help his companies at Pitch@Palace 4.0 and boost social media on the night of the event at St. James’s Palace with The Duchess of York. He has been interviewed in Inc, New Statesman, TechCrunch, and The London Economic, and has written for the likes of Huffington Post, Tech City UK, and Tech City News. He put on secretsauceconference.com, a one-day conference to help London startup entrepreneurs boost their companies. It attracted 600+ attendees throughout the day and night event.

His company has driven thousands of followers, conversations, and signups for other startups. He has given talks at conferences and events around the world on content marketing, social media, growth hacking, and user acquisition. His "growth hacking in real time" talk was voted best talk at SXSW V2V 2015 in Las Vegas. He is the cover star of, and guest-edited, the February 2016 issue of “Disrupts” in London UK. He recently completed a 45-date speaking tour of North America, speaking at 13 different cities, including AT&T conference in Austin (for SXSW 2016), UCLA, Social Media Camp (Victoria, Canada), and Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Centre (San Francisco). His first book, “Secret Sauce: A Growth Hacking Playbook” has raised over $80,000 on Indiegogo so far.

Connect with Vincent:

Website | Facebook | @MagnificHQ | Instagram | Youtube


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Ep 348: Suzanne Huber Interview - Outsourced Digital Marketing

"The more you practice strategic thinking in business, the more refined your approaches to both challenges and opportunities." - Suzanne Huber

Suzanne Huber - Serial Entrepreneurs & Consultant

Suzanne started her career by launching a software company that offered real-time flight information and digital advertising to hotels. In just over a year the company grew throughout Canada and into the US. Since then Suzanne has advanced marketing and technical expertise and has been a consultant for more than 100 companies. Throughout her career to date Suzanne has launched five companies as an entrepreneur, consultant and employee.

Her passion for driving growth for her clients while building strong enduring relationships has made her sought after by executives and entrepreneurs growing their firms.

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Connect with Suzanne:

Website | Facebook | @SuzyHuber | LinkedIn


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Ep 347: Benjamin Blumenthal Interview - SunToWater

"We're about three Ps, Profit, People, Planet." - Benjamin Blumenthal

Benjamin Blumenthal - SunToWater

Mr. Benjamin Blumenthal is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and on its Board of Directors. Mr. Blumenthal was formerly the CEO of Global Water Supply, Inc., a company dedicated to the development of Desalination Ships. Prior to founding Global Water Supply, Mr. Blumenthal served as the Vice President of Bristol Investment Group in New York where he led the firm’s investment in and raised start-up capital for Energy Brands Vitamin-Water. He studied at Oxford, has a BA and MBA from Emory University.

Company:

SunToWater has an innovative water-generating device that has been proven to use sunlight to address drought conditions anywhere in the world by literally condensing and extracting drinking water from the Earths air at a cost of only pennies per gallon. Capable of producing abundant volumes of potable drinking water from Earths air, even in the worlds driest areas, the SunToWater water generator harnesses sunlight to extract water from the fundamental mix of oxygen and hydrogen in the Earths air.

Connect with Benjamin:

Website | LinkedIn


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Ep 346: Kristian Bouw Interview - Notion Theory

"Learn faster than anyone else. Speed is King!" - Kristian Bouw

Kristian Bouw Founder & Engineer @ Notion Theory

An engineer and serial entrepreneur, Kristian is the founder of NotionTheory where he’s helped 35+ companies build and deliver their products to market in web, mobile, and virtual reality.

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"We’re a team of empirically driven engineers, designers, and growth experts pushing the envelope of innovation. We understand the greatest products come from the greatest minds and assembled a dream team to deliver that quality to the masses.

We’ve been in the trenches of entrepreneurship, worked for the largest companies in the world, and have been featured across the media. We understand where you are, where you're headed, and you can count on us to take your company to the next level."

Connect with Kristian :

Website | @KristianBouw | 


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Ep 345: Cam Kashani Interview - The Godmother of Silicon Beach

"Invest in yourself and much as you possibly can." Cam Kashani

Cam Kashani - Founder of CoAccel

Cameron Kashani (Cam) is the Godmother of Silicon Beach. She's a single mom to twin four year old boys, an Expert Speaker with US State Department, 3x founder, Special Advisor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to US Ambassador and US Embassy Kuwait, on the Innovation Council for SoCal FWD.us, and Advisor for the Bixel Exchange. Cam accelerates the success of Entrepreneurs, and builds startup communities around the world in order to promote world peace and innovation. To date, shes worked with 4000+ Entrepreneurs and 650+ startups. She also has her MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship. Cam is a strong believer in the human element of business, and her vision is a global economy that thrives on a “WE" dynamic. People + Profit.

She began her career as the Director of Marketing of Advanced Sleep Medicine Services, Inc., (ASMS) acquired in 2010. She increased revenues by 60% through a combination of sales, marketing strategy, rebranding, content creation, but mostly, the human element — by implementing the why. The culture shifted, as did productivity and profits.

She left to start her own startup, which was a brutal failure. Though from that failure, spawned the concept of Coloft. In 2010, She cofounded Coloft, the first coworking space in Los Angeles geared towards technology startups and entrepreneurs. During her four years there, Coloft had over 1400 alumni, including Uber LA, Instacart, Fullscreen, Lootcrate and so many more.

After a prolonged divorce from her husband and business partner, she ultimately also parted with Coloft. It wasn’t an easy process, but through her own life lessons she found the need to help individuals accelerate themselves, and detach from their product.

Her newest venture, CoAccel, is the first Human Accelerator, bringing the concept of startup accelerators to a new level, directing energy and focus around the most important piece of the puzzle: the human.

Connect with Cam:

Website | CoAccel | @CamSKashani | Instagram | Medium


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