Bits of Gold
BOG # 72 On a Mission to Make a Difference w/ Care+Wear Founder, Chat Razdan
In this episode, I sit down with Founder of Care & Wear, Chat Razdan as we discuss his entrepreneurial journey.We discuss his shift in perspective as he builds his business driven to make a lasting change.To find out more info on Care & Wear, visit: https://www.careandwear.com/
BOG #71 Battling Cancer & Building Alula, "a platform making cancer “less lonely” w/ Liya Shuster-Bier
In BOG #71, I interview entrepreneur, Liya Shuster-Bier. Liya Shuster-Bier, is the Founder & CEO of Alula : Alula is the the radically honest resource making cancer less lonely. On January 11, 2018, on the cusp of her 30th birthday, six months after graduating from Wharton, Liya was diagnosed with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Taking the knowledge gained from her experience, Liya built Alula to support people, families, and friends through the entire lifecycle of cancer, from diagnosis and treatment to recovery and (sometimes) bereavement.Prior to Alula, Liya built a career in community development and impact investing, partnering with mayors and governors across the country to create innovative financing solutions that improved community outcomes. She started her career at Goldman Sachs, on the corporate currency derivatives team. In addition to receiving her MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School, Liya is a proud Dartmouth alum, native Queens girl, and an immigrant.
BOG # 70 Getting in the Game of Life w/ Adam Bremen
In this episode, I sit down with entrepreneur Adam Bremen to discuss his journey in building his incredible life. I found Adam through scrolling on LinkedIn one day and coming across his brand Keto Krisp. One thing that resonated with me was a message which he shared on his LinkedIn bio... "I have always focused on positives. What I CAN DO vs what I cant." In this episode, we dive into his life. Adam was born with cerebral palsy and has been confined to a wheelchair for his entire life. Not satisfied with the status quo of using his handicap as an excuse for being overweight, Adam not only was able to lose over 65 lbs on a keto based diet while being restricted to a wheelchair, but afterwards created a product from scratch with his brother Noah who is a fitness enthusiast and successful entrepreneur that supported him in his weight loss journey.Today, their business Keto Krisp is growing like crazy! Adam has persevered through incredible physical challenges as well as heartbreak to bring you one of the most inspirational stories you will ever hear. After losing his Wife, Father, and beloved Uncle all to cancer, and almost losing his brother Noah from a life threatening gun shot from a home invasion within a 4 year time frame, no obstacle ever seems to difficult for Adam to overcome and achieve.For more info on Keto Krisp, check out: https://tastecando.com/If you want to try Keto Krisp, use the code: DANNYG20 for 20% off!For more info on Adam, check out: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adambremen/
BOG # 69 Being "okay" w/ Good Enough
In this solo episode, I discuss how my view and definition on what "greatness" is has evolved.I discuss the importance of striving to be your very best, while being okay with wherever you are currently.
BOG # 68 Manufacturing Your Life w/ Intention
In this solo episode, I discuss the importance of getting super intentional with your life and time and guide you in how to manufacture your dream life.
BOG # 67 Building Bougie Bakes - The Greatest Healthy Dessert Company w/ co-founders Meg & Ryan
In this episode, I sit down with Meg and Ryan Quinn, husband & wife & co-founders of Bougie Bakes. Bougie Bakes are gluten free, dairy free, and sugar free baked cookies, brownies, scones, and more, all sold online and delivered straight to your door.Meg & Ryan have a fascinating story. They both always shared a dream and vision of creating a business. They had the entrepreneurial itch and kept throwing ideas at the wall. While testing and launching several businesses, they kept their day-jobs to pay their bills. They launched several businesses that failed and ultimately led them to move out west and start Bougie Bakes.Today, Bougie Bakes is fast growing and just received funding from Trousdale Ventures, a growth equity firm founded by Phillip Sarofim known for investing inBetter For Youbusinesses. They are building the next great brand in better for you dessert. Perhaps the highlight for me in this episode was their spirit to never stop or give up when they failed in their early businesses. Use the code BITSOFGOLD15 for 15% off your order. https://www.bougiebakes.com/
BOG # 66 Getting Back Up in Life w/ Rod Cate
In this episode I site down with Rod Cate. Rod is an author and lawyer who has an incredibly inspiring life story. At age 15, Rod suffered a broken neck playing high school football that left him paralyzed from the neck down. He went from athlete to quadriplegic in the blink of an eye. Following surgery and extended rehabilitation, and against all odds, he was fortunate enough to walk again but has gone through life with an extreme disability, including partial paralysis. In this episode, I share his story, his perspective on the importance of getting back up no matter what, and how he has committed himself to building an incredible life.For more information on Rod's podcast, you can view more here: https://rocketmotivation.libsyn.com/For more information on Rod's book, you can view more here: https://www.amazon.com/Get-Back-Up-devastating-life-changing/dp/0692140883/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1534425090&sr=8-1&keywords=books+by+rod+cate
BOG # 65 Moving Forward in Adversity w/ Dave LeBlanc
In this weeks episode, I sit down with friend, brother and pro drummer, Dave LeBlanc. We discuss how he has navigated his life through COVID... and how he is using this time to create "Dave 2.0" the improved and best version of his life yet.
BOG # 64 Paving Your Own Path w/ Jordan West
In this episode, I sit down with entrepreneur and founder, Jordan West and discuss how he navigated early in his professional career and the many twists and turns he experienced. Early in his career, at just 23 years old, he bought a Taco Del Mar restaurant. At 2pm the very first day, he realized he made a huge mistake. In this episode, we discuss tools and tactics to help others jump at opportunities and pave their own path. Today, he runs a successful e-commerce agency, Mindful Marketing Co, a suite of e-commerce stores, and also hosts his own podcast.