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Success Made to Last

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    Success Made to Last with legendary artist Kenny Kiernan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 35:51

    Enjoy this fun show with legendary artist Kenny Kiernan. Kenny and his team create cartoon mascot characters, toys, games & consumer packaging for top brands, children's book illustrations for self-publishing authors, fun cartoon logos and LOTS more! He has worked with legendary clients that include all the top toy companies, General Mills and many others. Hear the inside story on being creative.

    Success Made to Last with Nishchal Banskota of Nepal Tea Collective

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 25:14

    Nepal Tea Collective, a New York-based public benefit corporation, founded by Nepalese-American entrepreneur Nishchal Banskota, that's coming up with whole new ways to do business in the tea trade and bringing a new level of transparency to the industry.Nepal Tea Collective aims to bridge the gap between tea farmers and customers by moving past the middlemen and working directly with tea producers. They distribute some of the world's finest fresh teas, organically grown and packed at origin at four different small-holder farms in Nepal, throughout the United States and worldwide. All their teas are labeled with a QR codes that can be scanned for info about exactly where, how and when the tea was produced. As part of its mission, Nepal Tea Collective also works to empower working class Nepalese people by providing housing and scholarships in rural communities.

    Success Made to Last with Natalie Dompe- meeting unmet needs in biopharmaceutical field

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 31:59

    Nathalie is the Co-CEO of Dompé Holdings, a diversified holding company in Europe with a 130-year history and business interests in pharmaceuticals, precision agriculture, and deep-tech. She also leads Business Development for the Dompé group, working closely with her leadership team on market development and strategic positioning for all new drugs launched by Dompé in the US. Despite its long history as a European primary care business, today Dompé has the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of a biopharmaceutical start-up with a focus on investment in research, innovation and technology. Most recently, Nathalie was proud to be part of the team that created a significant footprint for the company in the United States. Less than four years after initiating US operations, Nathalie achieved a dream shared with her father, Sergio Dompé, of bringing to this market a breakthrough treatment for a significant unmet need in ophthalmology. While each leader in Dompé's history charted a path distinct from that of the prior generation. Nathalie Dompe is working hard to extend her father's vision to pursue biotech innovation. Her strategy is to build on Dompé's legacy of deep scientific research led by a brilliant team of scientists while investing in growth projects that will deliver a sustainable cadence of new innovations to the market for the next 50 years.

    Success Made to Last Legends celebrating Richard Lackey, Founder of World Food Bank

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 39:29

    Richard Lackey founded the World Food Bank. Hear the origin story of this significant organization. More than 800 million people in the world are food insecure. Smallholder farmers provide over 80% of the food consumed in large parts of the developing world, but face volatile commodity markets that have a devastating effects on both growers and consumers. Through advancements in the latest food drying and storage technologies, agricultural commodities and complete meals can now achieve a shelf-life of up to 20 years. This shift essentially eliminates post-harvest loss issues associated with short shelf-life and opens the door for a number of innovative applications that will help smallholders scale their business and be the key to solving food insecurity and global hunger.OUR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONThe World Food Bank™ is an asset-backed investment vehicle that operates under the thesis of acquiring extended shelf-life food to fill the gaps in inefficient food markets. The World Food Bank™ food will be part of a greater network where institutional quantities of extended shelf-life dried food are staged globally in strategic locations with the purpose of building out a network of global relief resources, available where and when they are needed for sale into local markets when supply is limited and to provide direct relief to victims of humanitarian crises, when resources are scarce.

    Success Made to Last explores the world's finest wines in celebration of Jewish Holy Days with Gabe Geller of Royal Wine

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 22:15

    Enjoy this insightful conversation on the finest wines in the world and the upcoming Jewish High Holy Days through the taste buds of Gabe Geller, Public Relations Director for Royal Wine, the largest importer of the world's greatest wines.

    Success Made to Last with Kathy Schenfelt, Talent Agency and Social media guru

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 18:38

    Kathy moved to the U.S. from her home country of Argentina and started a talent agency. Kathy is 28 year old female Latina CEO Kathy Schenfelt is an inspiration with a dream, no matter where in the world you reside. Kathy grew up in the tip of Argentina (Patagonia), and always had dreamed of working in the entertainment industry. With her dad owning several Blockbuster locations as her inspiration, at 14 she taught herself to code & graphic design. Kathy has a real heart for people and truly cares about her clients....all built on trust. At 16 years old, Schenfelt launched a fan project on The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I & II that quickly accumulated over 1 million followers. With 2 websites and 9 staff members, she garnered the attention of Summit Entertainment. The company's digital strategy team recognized the teenager's unique talent and provided Schenfelt with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help fuel fan engagement surrounding the global franchise. Schenfelt started a digital marketing and social media agency, The W List, and was working with companies like Lionsgate, Warner Bros. Pictures, LifeTime, and Disney Channel Latin America. The company flourished, servicing hundreds of top global brands as well as high-profile talent and non-profit organizations. In 2016, the W-List was doing so well that she followed her dreams & moved to Los Angeles. Kathy founded SCH Entertainment, an umbrella company to house several endeavors including The W-List, and gave life to Missmanaged, a boutique talent and music management firm representing 30+ clients worldwide. Schenfelt's newest passion project, Guests Only, is simultaneously an exclusive and inclusive community of creatives, business leaders, and change-makers aiming to connect and champion women across entertainment, fashion, tech, and beauty.

    Success Made to Last Legends with Patrick Gottsch, Founder of RFD-TV

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 39:32

    Patrick Gottsch is truly a pioneer in television as the founder of RFD-TV. This passionate leader is all about rural folks. He went to work for Superior Livestock Auction with a vision to start a television network with programming devoted to rural communities. He believed that farmers watch tv. Launched in December, 2000, Patrick recognizes Bob Philipps, Texas Country Reporter, for providing his production studio. Patrick admires Ted Turner and adapted his rural lifestyle network reflecting Ted's network model. And Patrick also thanked Willie Nelson for providing his library of shows including the Porter Waggoner series. Willie said "Patrick, you are the first guy to get on my bus and never lie to me." Enjoy hearing about midwest values and how they live in RFD-TV. And learn about his family succession plan that has become a special blessing. He's the real deal who really cares about rural America. Enjoy this tribute to a down to earth leader who has read every single email comment about RFD TV from millions of people. As Patrick says- "We aren't that smart, but our audience is." That says it all.

    Success Made to Last with Gaston Martinez, Co-Founder of IZO Spirits, Award winning Mezcal...designed for sipping

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 24:01

    Gaston Martinez, a native of Mexico, is the co-founder of IZO, offering a collection of premium handcrafted Mexican spirits, the majority of which are produced sustainably in the heart of rural Durango. Each sip of IZO spirits creates a joyful celebration of both old and new. As example, every batch of Desert Spoon is hand harvested from Durango ranches. Winner of the Gold and Best Mezcal at the San Diego International Wine and Spirits Challenge. The Mezcal Joven is perfectly balanced, made to sip.

    Success Made to Last Legends with Hall of Fame Singer Leroy Van Dyke- Walk on By and Auctioneer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 32:08

    What a joy to honor Mr. Leroy Van Dyke, Hall of Fame singer of Walk on By and the famous Auctioneer song. Hear his back story, and enjoy his tales from opening a USO show that featured Marilyn Monroe. Listen to his stories of his life, singing songs, and having deep friendships over the 65 years in the music industry.

    Success Made to Last with David Sanger- Six Time Grammy Winning Drummer for Asleep at the Wheel

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 39:14

    Legends welcomes David Sanger, six time Grammy winning drummer, songwriter, engineer, and record producer. Hear the inside story of his 35 year journey with Asleep at the Wheel. He has appeared on The Tonight Show, Austin City Limits, Willie Nelson's CBS Special and a television movie starring Dollie Parton. Today, he is focused on being a Dad, husband, with ultimate focus on his family. Enjoy listening to David's new life of significance...learning how to cook, speak Italian, and playing piano. It's an inspiring story of a renaissance man.

    The Alignment Zone, "Obsession with Alignment"- Exclusive Insight on Orrick, the 5th Largest Law Firm in the World.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 33:01

    How does extreme focus on alignment fuel long term growth? At Orrick, they do fewer things better, focused on alignment for growth gains. Hear Chairman and CEO Mitch Zuklie and their hyper vigilance on Orrick's strengths at the world's 5th largest law firm. Focus started with their own people, retaining their talent. Listen to Orrick's story on using the transformative alignment methodology as outlined in Aligning the Dots.

    Success Made to Last with Peter Reaske of MYX Fusions debuting Watermelon Moscato

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 38:04

    What a fun show with MYX Fusions Peter Reaske. Peter shares some great news about their debut of MYX Fusions Watermelon Moscato. It's a light-bodied, thirst quenching summer beverage. Open it and hear a unique sound, beautiful aroma, easy to drink and slightly effervescent. Hear the inside story on the company investors that include the extremely popular entertainer Nicki Minaj, reaching 200 million fans everyday. Listen to Peter in our lightning round as he shows his knowledge of watermelons. Check them out at @MYXFusions.

    Success Made to Last with Sandy Grigsby, Self Image Branding Expert, TED Talk keynote speaker

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 33:05

    Sandy Grigsby has something to share! This podcast will help you break the habit of judging yourself too harshly, focus on the good vs. the ugly in life, help you remember your gifts, restore your childhood fun, and get closer to your most authentic self. Sound too good to be true. Just listen and invest 29 minutes to pivot your attitude.

    Success Made to Last with the Honorable Allen B. Clark: Soldier's Blood and Blooded Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 28:08

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with the Honorable Allen B. Clark: talking about Soldier's Blood and Blooded Money:Wars and the Ruling Elites. Allen is a 1963 West Point Graduate, PTSD survivor who lost both legs below the knees following an enemy mortar barrage while serving in Vietnam. He is the recipient of a Silver Star, a Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Allen has held several positions of significance in the U.S. government. His book shares the results of extensive research covering 150 years. This book calls us to action to PAY ATTENTION to leaders, politicians, lawyers and titans that profit from wars. What's most important ...profit to a few or physical and emotional wounds to millions?

    Success Made to Last Legends with Harry Leibowitz, founder of The World of Children

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 60:33

    Conversations of Significance features the one and only Harry Leibowitz, founder of The World of Children. Hear Harry's concept of success versus significance and the new currency worth our attention- the smile of a child. 
In this anniversary year, World of Children is dedicated to raising and awarding $500,000 to several of our amazing organizations who are working with children facing the perils or war and who are helping support children with the aftermath of the global pandemic - including the ongoing food security issues, continued educational challenges, protection from trafficking, and other abuses.Their work guarantees every donor dollar invested will have the impact intended - 100% given will be used to support the programs in the field. Their Board of Governors have committed to covering our overhead allowing this to be possible and every organization awarded has been fully vetted by an independent global investigative firm to ensure every donor dollar delivers the impact desired. We are not aware of any organization that can offer that same level of surety to their donors. We believe that is worth celebrating! Won't you join us? 
Contribute today at!/donation/checkout.

    Success Made to Last and 4Word Women present Conversations of Significance; this show features Stacy Osborne

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 36:40

    Success Made to Last and 4Word Women present Conversations of Significance; this show features Stacy Osborne. This show focuses on the clarity needed to know what destination you are seeking. Stacy addresses the burning question of why people cannot be honest with themselves and the cost of delaying clarity. She also addresses what you are resigning yourself to and provides some explicit tips on moving forward. Don't ask the question- can I do it? Ask- how am I going to do it?

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Dr. Tony O'Driscoll, riffing on Everyday Superhero

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 37:19

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Dr. Tony O'Driscoll penned an incredible book titled Everyday Superhero: How You Can Inspire Everyone and Create Real Change At Work. If in your leadership position you are struggling to create profound, lasting change in your culture, this book AND PODCAST today are for you. Hear how Tony came to write Everyday Superhero. Enjoy learning about who has influenced his philosophy from Dr. Stephen Covey and Joseph Campbell. Put your people at the heart of the transformation where they feel a calling and purpose at work.

    Success Made to Last with Dr. Lars Gunnar, Vital Conservations on healing

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 35:35

    Dr. Lars Gunnar began his private chiropractic practice in 2016 in Pasadena, California where he founded Vital Form Chiropractic. He entered into leadership development in 2020 and founded Kinnection Inc. Dr. Gunnar is an expert in the fields of high performance, kinesiology, neuroscience, stress management and holistic wellness. You will be illuminated from this conversation that centers on "healing is always available."

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Dr. Paul Conti, talking about Trauma: The Invisible Epidemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 19:50

    We welcome Dr. Paul Conti, graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He was also Chief Resident at Harvard. In his seminal book, Trauma: The Invisible Epidemic explains how trauma affects the body and mind. He also demonstrates that trauma is transmissible among close family and friends, as well as across generations along with vast demographic groups. Read Trauma and learn step by step concrete changes that you can make as individuals. Have hope that unbeatable mental illness can be treated and preventable. Visit

    Success Made to Last featuring Matt Billings, CEO of AYO Yogurt, almond milk yogurt

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 20:24

    You will love this fun and informative show with Matt Billings, 4th generation almond farmer who has started AYO Almond milk yogurt. Hitting the all natural yogurt scene in 2019 with a unique recipe and the almond farming family created the idea of putting 20 of their organic, home grown almonds in every cup to make a vegan, nutrient-dense, probiotic-rich yogurt that is truly "farm to spoon." More on the family- Meet the Billings Family – Almond Growers for Four GenerationsFour generations, and still going strong. Our family has had farms in California's sunny San Joaquin Valley since 1913. Over 100 years later, we take pride in producing organic California almonds, which we use to make our AYO almond yogurt. We're forward-thinking farmers who've learned from the past. And as stewards of the land, we're passionate about introducing better-for-you foods the right way: with clear traceability, vertical integration and sustainable practices. Our commitment to innovation and farm-to-spoon philosophy has resulted in the creation of AYO yogurt.Visit

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Scott LaPierre, talking about Your Marriage God's Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 32:52

    The problems we see in marriages today have existed throughout human history, says Pastor Scott LaPierre, which is why he relies on biblical lessons when dispensing marital counseling. Scott dissects the culture of marriage intended by God in his new book, Your Marriage God's Way, discusses these valuable insights and helps YOU build relationships that are strong and vibrant.

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Dr. Dharius Daniels- talking real skills required for a life of purpose

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 28:51

    Success Made to Last with Dr. Dharius Daniels, talking about life purpose, and his book Relational Intelligence, the people skills you need for a life of purpose. Hear his podcast The Dharius Daniels Podcast. 

    Success Made to Last Legends with Bob Philipps- celebrating 50 years as Texas Country Reporter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 41:30

    One of our true heroes in journalism, Bob Philipps, graces our studio for our 3300th show. Bob celebrates his 50th year on television as Texas Country Reporter. He recalls some of the golden moments with special memories of his best guests and funniest moments. And Bob reminisces about Waxahachie with our mutual friend, Larry Telford, Austin music producer. Enjoy Bob as we put him through the paces of a Texas Reporter "Lightning Round."

    Success Made to Last Transformed Traveler....adventuring to Sierra Leon with Emma Sharma

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 26:36

    Join Emma Sharma as we venture to one of the most stunning, sensual countries in Africa...Sierra Leone. This country is rich in history and a special pride in the country. Emma talks about the different tribes including Creoles. New Orleans can trace its roots to Sierra Leon. The okra, fish and peanut stew rivals the 5 star restaurants in the South. And hear about the gorgeous beaches and over hospitable people. Visit other sensual countries with us at To learn more about Emma, visit her site at, management specialist in culture.

    Success Made to Last with Carl Contino of Untapped Genius; hear about overcoming adversities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 31:25

    Carl Contino dreamed of being Steve Austin, the 6 Million Dollar Man....but pursuing his passion had challenges. He also dreamed to be like George Benson, practicing 12 hours a day to be the world's greatest guitarist. But he struggled with stuttering and stammering and that plagued him. The glitches caught up with him. He developed methods to help you unleash your genius. Hear his story about "burying the beat" with Pink's drummer. It's priceless.

    Success Made to Last with Dan Markel, visionary founder of Pure Blue Group and modern day polymath

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 44:26

    Dan Markel is the visionary founder of Pure Blue Group, an intuitive platform of companies founded by Markel. Pure Blue involves a group of investors with the most innovative entrepreneurs in digital health, wellness and fitness. At the core of this is the polymath- Dan Markel- identifying complex problems and building enterprises around solutions. Enjoy this show of significance with Dan Markel. Visit for more information. And thanks to our sponsor, world class product photographer-

    Success Made to Last Mentoring Monday with 4Word Women's Marion Medina, Director of Programs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 25:22

    Marion Medina shares her heart and wisdom from 17 years of ministry into today's Mentoring Monday. This is ALL about life transformation for Kingdom work. Listen to this show that has extreme focus on evaluating disruptions, scheduling time for reflections, and listening to what God has to say for us. This is a revealing podcast. Thanks to our sponsors from and greeting cards. Visit to learn about their specific programs. Hear God and listen to the calling.

    Success Made to Last with Mike Stickler, the soul-full Co-Founder of Leadership Books

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 29:28

    Michael Stickler, Co-Founder of Leadership Books, opens up his heart and enters a soul-full conversation about his life, his wife Kim, her battle with cancer, and provides his own definition of being significance. You will also hear about his company and the many ways they work with authors. To learn more about his company, visit Mike's team can help aspiring authors turn their ideas into book form, to designing the cover and interior, to creating targeted and integrated marketing campaigns.

    Success Made to Last with Jeff Rosenthal, Co-Founder of Summit and Co-Author of Make No Small Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 36:23

    Our special guest is Jeff Rosenthal, entrepreneur, co-founder of Summit, and co-author of Make No Small Plans (the story of Summit). Learn the inside story on the triumphs and cornerstone lessons from his journey. The big takeaways are: No idea should go unspoken, reputations are earned by the drop and lost by the bucket, be fearless on the road to success, stay humble and keep your family as the number one priority along the journey. Enjoy this and visit for more information.

    Success Made to Last with Jane Velez-Mitchell Animal Activist, and the New Streaming Boss with Unchained TV

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 28:32

    Award winning TV journalist, NY Times Best selling author, Animal Activist and now the new streaming boss in town with Unchained TV, Jane Velez-Mitchell. Jane has created an important new portal with Unchained TV offering documentaries, cooking shows, travelogues, talk shows and videos that are joyous, more healthy and environmentally sustainable....all in alignment with her core values. Listen to Jane and learn!

    Success Made to Last with Dr. Daniela Ferdico, creator of Sensory Access talking about sensory differences, autism, and stimuli

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 32:35

    Dr. Daniela Ferdico created Sensory Access out of the demonstrated need to make some of society's most popular events and experiences far more accessible for those living with sensory disabilities. She has witnessed firsthand how triggering and uncomfortable certain spaces, events and stimuli can be for those living with sensory sensitivities. Hear Dr Daniela's story about her son who is on the autism spectrum. Be enlightened by her wisdom as a neuropsychologist who is skilled in creating meaningful, immersive experiences. Visit

    Success Made to Last with Founder and CEO of Simply Delish- Martin Pamensky

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 28:50

    Success Made to Last special guest is Martin Pamensky, CEO and Founder of Simply Delish. As a curious foodie, conscious Dad and pioneer in natural foods, Martin knows about bringing healthy alternatives to make a difference in customers' lives with dietary restrictions. Simply Delish is the world's first ever Keto Certified plant based desserts, but it's really a health movement. Their products are delicious problem-solution products with people with allergies, diabetes, or from celiac. Now available in 1700 Kroger's across America, the next years look bright for Simply Delish...bringing more awareness of the effects of sugar. Enjoy this conversation with this visionary. Visit

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner Brian Ridolfi talking about Chains of Slavery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 15:34

    Author Brian Ridolfi is from a science background and authored Chains of Slavery. He calls himself a watchman and warns you of the future of America. His key characters are Paul and Tim. 80% of the book is history and 20% is fiction. Mentored by God and his parents, the story of Chains of Slavery is for God's glory, intended to teach you about God's word and warn us about the future.

    Success Made to Last with Josh Wilbur, CEO of Steeped, the NEW standard in Coffee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 36:59

    Enjoy this insider conversation with the founder of Steeped, Josh Wilbur. Steeped is the first and only proprietary single-serve coffee. Made similar to tea, this welcomes all of us to a simplified world of coffee. You will appreciate Josh's focus on every detail, from farm to cup and beyond, eliminating plastics, ethically sourcing coffee and always considering the carbon footprint. It's Coffee without Compromise. This show is presented by

    Success Made to Last with Twang's Elysia Trevino Gonzales, President of the world's most fun company marketing beer salt

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 27:58

    Success welcomes Elysia Trevino Gonzales, President of Twang, a San Antonio-based, Latino owned beer salt company that pioneered beer salt's acceptance for people in the US, making "dressing your beer" a fun, tasty practice. As a mother of four, Elysia "does it all, and does it well." Beer salt enhancing eating and drinking experiences. From rimming glasses on margaritas to creating different flavors for Michelada cocktail mixes, Twang has it covered for fun and flavors. Visit to learn more today. This show is presented by Heather Barnes Media.

    Success Made to Last with Mocktails' CEO Bill Gamelli

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 21:28

    Success Made to Last features Bill Gamelli, CEO and Co-Founder of Mocktails. The company was founded on the Gamelli's personal journey and two other families trying to solve a problem. They approached a social issue and took a broader perspective of revolutionizing the non-alcoholic beverage space. Their approach was simple: higher quality and most supreme process to truly create a beverage that was unique. And their product names are fun like Karma Sucra (sweet karma) as they approach the multi billion dollar industry. As the consumer focuses on health, Mocktails will scale with flavors. They see the sky as the limit. Enjoy this interview with a leader of a company with a great soul and purpose. Visit for more information.

    Transformed Travelers do Europe 2022 as Digital Nomads

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 37:19

    Enjoy the adventures of two digital nomads exploring Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Holland, France, Germany and Austria. On this segment, you will hear about Normandy, France and the stunning experience of honoring American soldiers that perished on D-Day. You will also hear about Carla and Rick's return to Salzburg for a fourth encounter with the Von Trapps.

    Success Made to Last Legends with Otis Chandler, founder of Goodreads- learn that you need 5 to 6 people for problem solving!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 42:33

    Legends with Otis Chandler, founder of Goodreads reaching 100+ million people who love books. From the family that started the Los Angeles Times. Otis talks about the start of Goodreads. With a background as a software engineer from Tickle, he and his wife Elizabeth had a vision to build a community around the passion of reading the best books. After visiting a friend's home, he experienced their personal library and talked to his friend about his favorite book recommendation. So that led to let's put our favorite book recommendations online. Hear Otis' wisdom -"everyone needs at least five to six people to move you forward."  

    Success Made to Last with Lisa Perry, Brand Strategist and Global Marketer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 23:53

    Enjoy this podcast with Lisa Perry, brand strategist and global marketer with 18 years of executive level, hands-on, and consumer brand marketing experience working with Fortune 100 companies to emerging growth start-ups.

    Success Made to Last with Joel Holland, CEO of Harvest Host, over 3555 experiential campsites for RV'ers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 30:53

    On this special edition of Success Made to Last Transformed Travel show we are featuring Joel Holland, CEO of Harvest host. Joel loves his family, work and follows his passion as he leads Harvest Host. Listen and learn on this show about thousands of other RVers in experiencing memorable, scenic overnight stays in more than 3555+ extraordinary locations across North America.Members can visit and stay at any of our stunning locations with no camping fees!Trade that boring parking lot for a unique experience and make lasting memories with your family and friends.As Joel says, "our membership fee pays for itself in just a couple of stays."Hear about this triple win-win-win business model. RV'ers win with new locations to camp at a very low cost, Locations win with new business, Harvest Host wins with a unique service and the sensory experience of travel literally transforms lives. This program is presented by, leading travel and product photographer and Edward Jones Financial Advisors, helping you get the most out of life....including life in an RV.

    Success Made to Last Legends with Scott Lerner, CEO of Better Choice...for pet health and wellness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 28:01

    Scott Lerner leads Better Choice Company, a rapidly growing pet health and wellness company that is focused on helping pets live longer, happier, healthier lives. Hear this former Marines' strong core values and how he leads his team. Brands include Halo and Tru Dog. This show was dedicated to Cooper, the beloved dog of Sue Lundgren of Boulder, Colorado. Cooper passed away from cancer in May. Listen to Scott's deep emotional connection to's real and authentic.

    Success Made to Last celebrates the significance of Mercy Chefs with Jay Bachman

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 17:58

    Mercy Chefs responds to natural disasters and national emergencies at a moment's notice. Hear it first hand from Mercy Chef's Jay Bachman who just returned from the raging fires in New Mexico.In our deployments, our professional chefs prepare high-quality, hot meals on a mass scale for victims, first responders and volunteers.Our team is often one of the first organizations to arrive following a major weather event and is capable of providing 15,000 meals daily to meet the needs of a devastated community.Mercy Chefs' Co-Founder, Ann LeBlanc, inspired the development of our Community Kitchens and Outreach division.She recognized our organization's responsibility to put our resources, volunteers, and skills to use outside of disasters to feed food-insecure populations across the nation.In 2019, Mercy Chefs launched its first permanent community kitchen in Portsmouth, Virginia as the model for a program that so far has been replicated in Panama City, FL and Nashville, TN.

    Success Made to Last features Emily Shah of Jungle Cry debuting in theaters May 20th and streaming June 16th

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 30:28

    Success Legends welcomes Emily Shah, debuting Jungle Cry. This movie debuts May 20, 2022 in theaters with streaming on June 16th. Jungle Cry is based on a true AND SIGNIFICANT story that follows the journey of 12 underprivileged children, playing sports barefoot, who went on to win the prestigious U14 Rugby World Cup in England. The team came from the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences in Orissa, India, which has over 30,000 children from orphaned backgrounds. Emily Shah is an Indian American actress and daughter of famed Bollywood producer Prashant Shah. Hear the backstory on the making of this movie and the casting process of the young rugby players. This is moving podcast that points to "finding a place in your heart to do something of significance."

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Brian Levenson talking about Shift Your Mind- 9 Mental Shifts to Thrive

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 39:20

    Brian Levenson is a special guest on Success' Author's Corner talking about Shift Your Mind. You will enjoy this conversation as you choose to embrace to move forward with some changes. Brian Levenson is the founder of Strong Skills, which provides executive coaching and mental performance coaching, speaking, and consulting to elite organizations, performers, and leaders. He has been fortunate to work with CEOs, professional athletes, and with teams in the NBA, NHL, and MLS, Division 1 athletic departments, the Federal Reserve, the Department of Homeland Security, Hilton, Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and many other organizations. He also has a weekly podcast, Intentional Performers, where he interviews a diverse group of elite high performers. Brian currently lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife and two kids.

    Success Made to Last Legends with Steve Keller of Pandora...exploring audio branding and sonic identity

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 35:54

    Steve Keller is an audio genius. Working for Pandora as Sonic Strategy Leader, Steve brings decades of experience into the science of sonic. He is a passionate musician, and a curious scientist striving to understand what makes us tick. Worked in Nashville and broke into the industry doing dance remixes. Worked with Tim McGraw, Neil Diamond and Wynona Judd. This led to advertising and writing copy. In 2005, all of his passions came together. Stumbling across audio branding, this was a beautiful cross roads. Learn how sound affects our emotions in advertising.

    Success Made to Last with Ebitari Larsen, founder of Delta Data Services

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 24:49

    Ebitari Larsen is an award winning teacher and researcher. She talks about her company Delta Data Services. Originally born in Nigeria, Ebitari graduated from Bowden College and completed her Masters at The University of Hawaii. Ebitari founded DDS in 2009 with the goal, through critical thinking, technology, analysis and research, to assist companies with their most challenging problems. Coming from a management consulting background she has successfully worked with numerous federal government agencies. Ms. Larsen has assisted prominent establishments to see tangible achievements towards their goals including Rutgers University, Department of Energy (DOE) (National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Comcast Programming Group and numerous small/medium sized enterprises and non-profits. Ms. Larsen has authored four (4) Technical Visual Guides on Microsoft and Zoho. Visit And thanks to Dr. Neil Frazier at The University of Hawaii for mentoring Ebitari. And a special nod to St. Mark's Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California supporting mental health needs.

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with David Murray riffing on Effort to Understand

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 35:08

    David Murray heads the global Professional Speechwriters Association and comments daily on communication issues in his popular blog "Writing Boots." He authored the most recent book Effort to Understand, but is also the author of Raised by Mad Men, a memoir about his advertising parents. Enjoy this conversation that features a fun riff on Studs Terkel, who wrote "Working." We also talk about "imaginative listening" where deep, constant, careful, repeated listening is required. Listen to hear words and the emotional source.

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Mark Scott riffing about Drunk Log

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 24:59

    Mark Scott is on Success Made to Last Author's Corner. His book is Drunk Log and is a dark, humorous narrative. You may see a little bit of yourself in this book, especially if you carry a bit of guilt. A guy is responsible for the death of his 7 year old nephew. The book happens over the course of 48 hours as he plots to end his own life. Hear the inside story on the key character Jack Current and the theme of water.

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Elizabeth Hamilton Guarino talking about The Change Guidebook

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 26:50

    Success Made to Last Author's Corner with Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino talking about The Change Guidebook. Originally from Minneapolis, raised in Iowa, and now resides in Maine. Mother of four boys and married for 23 years. Enjoy hearing about how you can change and do it with gratitude.

    Success Made to Last with Bill Mechanic, former Chairman of 20th Century Fox, producer of Hacksaw Ridge, Titantic and many others

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 39:06

    If you are a storyteller, you will enjoy hearing Bill Mechanic, Oscar winning producer of many of your favorite movies from Titantic to Hacksaw Ridge. Listen to the process of adapting a true story to a feature film.

    Success Made to Last with Arturo Chavez, a career built on dedicated colleagues and hard work-a leading film distributor for Hispanic films.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 36:11

    Our special guest on today's show is a great storyteller and a leader of film distribution of hispanic films. He is Arturo Chavez, Managing Partner of DelArt Distribution. Arturo has more than three decades of experience in the Hispanic television and entertainment market in the United States. Starting as the Spanish Product Manager for Studio Latino at Ventura Distribution and later as the main Spanish product manager for Lionsgate acquiring titles such as, Amores Perros, Abre los Ojos, Buena Vista Social Club and many more, the last 11 years has been dedicated to the launch of channels for pay television and OTT, AVOD, SVOD, FAST Channels and all digital platforms, we have the largest portfolio of content providers in the entire Latin American region and Spain. Hear his story of coming to the city with nine siblings and his rise to significance through hard work, mentors and building trusting relationships. Arturo Chavez regularly attends film festivals and TV markets for movie acquisitions. Arturo has over three decades of experience in the entertainment industry. He is widely recognized and considered one of the most knowledgeable experts of Spanish-language films in the U.S. market. Prior to this, Arturo was Director of the Latino Division for Lionsgate where he was responsible for the division's product development, product management, and release schedule planning-- including all Spanish-language products and related brands released by Lionsgate. He played an instrumental role in Lionsgate's assessment, qualification, and acquisition of all product lines and a significant role in the development of the company's overall Latino category strategy and positioning. Arturo began his career at Mexcinema Video Corp., an independent video publisher that catered to Spanish-language accounts in the U.S.A. He is a graduate from University of Aguascalientes in Mexico, Arturo holds a B.A. in Business Development and Administration.

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