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The Oprah Rose Show
Episode 232: International Man of Mystery (feat. Ryan aka FlyRy of the Guys Next Door Podcast)

The Oprah Rose Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 66:19


Tune in this week with TT, GG & DD as we're joined by the bachelor himself, please call him that, Ryan (@flyry) of the Guys Next Door podcast. Ryan now joins our illustrious list of repeat guest and this time IRL. We get to know more about Ryan and his upbringing and college life. Talk about a man of stories! We talk about Kevin Samuels and how to mourn people who are polarizing. GG recalls the social media backlash and TT talks about why people feel the need to respond to things online. The Backwoods was being passed around and DD has Ryan play a game of Fuck Marry Kill… 90s actress edition. Let us know what you want to hear or what guests you'd like to hear! Email any of your questions to theoprahroseshow@gmail.com Instagram - @theoprahroseshow Twitter - @oprahroseshow

The FORT with Chris Powers
#220: Connor Haley - Founder of Alta Fox Capital Management

The FORT with Chris Powers

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 93:46


Connor Haley founded Alta Fox in 2018 and is responsible for managing all aspects of the firm's investment process and strategy.  He has over ten years of investing experience and a passion for investing in small-cap equities. Before founding Alta Fox, Connor was an Analyst at Scopia Capital Management LP in New York. Connor is a top-ranked investor on MicroCapClub.com1 and a member of the ValueInvestorsClub.com. Connor was an active investor in college: he was the President of Harvard's largest undergraduate financial club and led the club to its highest-ever annual return. On this episode, Connor and Chris chat about how Alta Fox performs DD and reaches conviction on a new investment thesis, the benefits of activism and why it's more important than ever before, and the DNA of an exceptional business. Lastly, Connor shares his thoughts on the current investing landscape.   Follow Chris on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/FortWorthChris  Follow Chris on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/chrispowersjr/  Subscribe to The Fort on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuJ32shRt8Od3MxMY-keTSQ Follow The Fort on Instagram: www.Instagram.com/TheFortPodcast Learn more about Alta Fox: Altafoxcapital.com Connor on Twitter (01:53) - Connor's Background and Career in Investing (5:40) - Winning Investing and Trading Competitions at Harvard (8:33) - Connor's Hedge Fund Experience in College (10:25) - What did working on the trading floor do to shape your knowledge in investing? (11:45) - What is your investment philosophy? (13:29) - Activist Investing (15:02) - Alta Fox (16:13) - What does a typical day look like for you? (17:57) - How do you know what to focus on? (22:39) - How quickly do you get to a “no”? (24:40) - Are you contacting a management team before buying their stock? (25:51) - Do public companies have to take a meeting with you? (27:47) - How do you rank your priorities for investments? (29:53) - How many ideas are you usually working on at a given time? (31:25) - Do you have Billions-style idea meetings? (32:18) - What categories are you weighing your decisions on? (34:17) - What are some common characteristics of great CEO's? (37:59) - What is Capital Allocation and what makes someone good at it? (41:30) - What's your goal once you've decided to buy stock in a company? (44:18) - How long do management calls usually last and do you have a favorite thing to ask them? (47:14) - How has the size of your business and focus changed over the years? (50:37) - How do you decide to sell stocks in your portfolio? (54:09) - What was going through your mind during the first 30 days of Covid? (58:07) - Deep Dive on Activism (1:06:23) - Thoughts on ESG (1:08:45) - How are you thinking about the market right now? (1:11:30) - How do you think we can curb inflation? (1:12:55) - What do you think Warren is thinking right now? (1:14:06) - Do you have an investing idol? Joel Greenblatt's Columbia Business School Notes on Investing (1:16:54) - Why did you choose Fort Worth to run your Hedge Fund? (1:19:29) - Connor's Case Studies The Makings of a Multibagger (1:21:47) - Thoughts on Trading Options (1:23:20) - What is cheap vs. expensive volatility? (1:24:26) - Betting Against Warren Buffet on Hedge Fund Performances (1:26:33) - Thoughts on the Meme Stock Revolution (1:31:55) - Connor's Distaste for sushi (1:32:39) - How can people find you? The Fort is produced by Johnny Podcasts

Undercommon Taste
Backbiters and Ne'er-Do-Wells - Undercommon Taste Episode 87

Undercommon Taste

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 80:57


This week, we begin our dive into the Bleak Eternity of Gehenna, the Plane of Lawful-Neutral/Evil. Join us as we talk about planet-sized megavolcanoes, falling into an infinite void, and the concept of free will in the D&D multiverse. Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/UndercommonTaste Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ucthomebrew Join us on Instagram: instagram.com/undercommontaste Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/undercommontaste  Chat with us on Discord: https://discord.gg/64R7ze3fBV Watch us live on Twitch: twitch.tv/undercommontaste Find our shorts on Tiktok: tiktok.com/@undercommon_taste Our theme song is Massacre Anne, written and performed by Mary Crowell, and used with permission. You can find Mary's work online at marycrowell.bandcamp.com, or on Patreon at patreon.com/DrMaryCCrowell. Our logo was illustrated by David Sutherland. You can find David's work online at instagram.com/wilex_73, or on DeviantArt at deviantart.com/davidsutherland.

Yet Another Value Podcast
Evan Tindell thinks Elon Musk will close the Twitter acquisition

Yet Another Value Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 78:04


Evan Tindell, CIO of Bireme Capital, discusses the circus that is the Elon Musk and Twitter merger agreement and explains why he thinks Delaware law and precedent suggest Elon would lose in court and be forced to close the merger on terms.My piece on Twitter: https://yetanothervalueblog.substack.com/p/twitter-the-circus-will-have-a-happy?s=wThis podcast was taped afternoon of May 23; things are moving quickly so just time stamping that!Chapters0:00 Intro2:15 Twitter overview6:45 Why bot followers do not equal mDAUs8:00 Why is Twitter mispriced right now?12:40 Specific performance versus the $1 billion break fee18:30 Defining a material adverse event (MAE)26:25 The LVMH / TIF parallels 30:00 Why Elon should avoid going to court in Delaware35:45 Could Elon actually get out of this deal on a bot miscount?38:25 Does Elon waiving DD hurt him in a potential court case?42:35 How risky will discovery be for Twitter?46:55 Elon's financing risk / what price does the TSLA margin call happen?50:15 Can Elon walk if Tesla stock blows up?53:40 Will TWTR's board fold?1:01:00 What if Elon losses and still refuses to perform?1:03:45 Potential for an activist like Carl Icahn to get involved1:06:00 Why a mediation and slight price cut might be the most likely outcome1:09:50 What's the downside if Twitter loses?1:13:00 Event path odds

Comic Book Keepers
What're You Reading? ft Ten Cent Takes

Comic Book Keepers

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 59:14


Self proclaimed trash goblins Mike and Jessika from Ten Cent Takes podcast join Lance to discuss what they've been reading this week. Listen in as we cackle our way through a discussion of obscure storylines, fun finds and keeping the black and white comic tradition alive! What We're Reading: Baker Street (1989) The Nice House On The Lake (2021) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin (2020) Death's Head Vol. 1 (2007) Paper Girls (2015) Battle Of The Planets (2002) Twitter @TenCentTakes  Comic Book Keepers is hosted by the Geekly Grind. Check out reviews and discussion on everything Geeky from Anime, Manga, Boardgames, comics, and more. www.thegeeklygrind.com The Geekly Grind @thegeeklygrind Link tree: https://linktr.ee/CBKcast Social media: Twitter @cbkcast Instagram @cbkcast Facebook Chris @dungeonheads Lance @roguesymbiote Chris's draws free D&D art which you can find and support him on Patreon, and see more of his art on Instagram Original Theme by Weston Gardner @ArcaneAnthems on Patreon

How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
How To Conquer One Of The World's Hottest Commercial Real Estate Markets (Vancouver)

How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 20:15


What is the most important asset every company has?   Answers may differ but to our guest, Cory Wright, it's the people.   Cory, Founder of William Wright Commercial Real Estate Services in Canada, joins us to discuss the importance of retaining employees and incorporating them into the business model to create a unique corporate culture. Cory explains that this strategy helps to keep the retention level high and creates a positive environment for employees to thrive. He also talks about how they look at all asset classes to find opportunities and how they monitor trends to make educated decisions in the market.   [00:01 - 03:59] Investing In People Cory on enhancing the brokerage experience Creating a smaller team and really investing in them Hiring people with little to no experience and training them well   [04:00 - 09:54] Clients Come First Building the relationships with landlords through leasing Actively buying office space in markets where it is not currently active Instilling confidence in their client base What they're doing to protect their clients' interest when going to markets Getting into the markets early where there's not really a high demand   [09:55 - 15:06]  Buying Triple Net Leases Hedging against inflation  Why they are buying into markets where they're at the bottom of the barrel lease rates Going with their best calculated guess   [15:07 - 18:31] Profiting as a Team How they are growing organically through their own members Incentivizing their employees Topline revenue sharing   [18:32 - 19:55] Closing Segment Reach out to Cory!  Links Below Final Words Tweetable Quotes   “Versus having hundreds of brokers, we wanted to have a smaller group throughout the province, focus really hard on training them really well and investing in them really, really well.” - Cory Wright “We're only as good as our people. And for us, one reason why we're able to grow at the pace we have is we've been able to retain a lot of our people over the years.” - Cory Wright   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------   Connect with Cory! Head over to the William Wright Commercial Real Estate Services website and listen to the Vancouver CRE podcast.   Connect with me:   I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify a strategy and provide solid predictable returns.     Facebook   LinkedIn   Like, subscribe, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or whatever platform you listen on.  Thank you for tuning in!   Email me → sam@brickeninvestmentgroup.com Want to read the full show notes of the episode? Check it out below:   [00:00:00] Cory Wright: One reason why I'm able to grow at the pace we have is we've been able to retain a lot of our people over the years. And a lot of times in the brokerage business, you see a lot of people like two steps forward, one step back where people are changing brokerages and administrations, staff are leaving. [00:00:13] Cory Wright: So I've always been up to belief if we pay our team, right, and we treat them right, and we incorporate them into our overall business model and they can profit right along with the company. It keeps our retention level is very high and creates a very unique corporate environment to work with them.  [00:00:26] Intro: Welcome to the How to Scale Commercial Real Estate Show. Whether you are an active or passive investor, we'll teach you how to scale your real estate investing business into something big.  [00:00:37] Sam Wilson: Cory Wright is the host of the Vancouver CRE podcast. He's also the founder of William Wright Commercial Real Estate Services. Cory, welcome to the show.  [00:00:46] Cory Wright: Thanks so much for having me here. I appreciate it. [00:00:48] Sam Wilson: Hey, man. Pleasure is mine. Three questions I ask every guest who comes on the show, in 90 seconds or less, can you tell me, where did you start? Where are you now? And how did you get there? [00:00:55] Cory Wright: Sure. So going back about probably what, 10 or 11 years ago now, I got my real estate license. Prior to that, I was in the hospitality industry where we bought and sold restaurants and pubs through that part of it, we became commercial landlords and felt there was a niche in the brokerage market that we could eventually roll ourselves into. [00:01:13] Cory Wright: So we get that and then fast forward, nine years now we've got five commercial real estate offices in the province of BC. And soon to be two more, that will be opening later this year, which will give a seven and give us the most coverage and most offices than any of our competition in this marketplace. [00:01:29] Sam Wilson: Wow. That's really cool. So you were in the hospitality business, you were buying or brokering restaurants.  [00:01:35] Cory Wright: We were buying and selling them. And through that, we worked with a lot of brokers and just felt that we could probably, you know what I mean, everyone feels there's got to be a better way. We sort of thought there was a niche in the market there that we could exploit. [00:01:46] Cory Wright: And when we exited that industry, we went into the brokerage business just as a broker, not a brokerage right away. Wanted to test the theory to see of how I think it could be done, it could work. 18 months later, we opened our first office and then nine years from there. Now we've got a team of about 45 to 50 across the province. [00:02:04] Sam Wilson: What were some of the things that you said, man, I think this is something that we can do better than what the industry was already doing.  [00:02:11] Cory Wright: Well, I think I don't want it to sound bad from an industry standpoint, but a lot of things like common sense, I think that general business people will deal with. We didn't feel that was happening the same way as a client for the brokerage community, where we felt we were doing a lot of our own legwork, a lot of our own DD work, having to make her own phone calls, which to me, I always thought if I was hiring somebody, they would take care of a lot of that. We found out that wasn't the case. So coming into it from a tenant perspective, a landlord perspective and a business buyer and seller, I thought that we could sort of enhance the brokerage experience, focus on customer service, bringing a lot more to the table and we were of a quality versus quantity-type concept versus having, I mean, hundreds of brokers, we wanted to have a smaller group throughout the province, focus really hard on traing them really well and investing in them really, really well. And that's also been very reflective in the clients that we have. And I think a lot of companies forget that no matter what business you're in the most important asset you have is your people. And we focus solely on that.  [00:03:11] Sam Wilson: That's really cool. I mean, building out, I hear you say all this, and then I start thinking, gosh, that sounds like, you know, training. That sounds like employee manuals. That sounds like time, you know, grooming people, but you guys were still newer to the space in its own. Right. So it's kind of a build it as you fly, as you're flying it process. Is that right?  [00:03:30] Cory Wright: Yeah, for sure. And a lot of the people that we hired over the first five years came with little to no real estate or even commercial real estate experience. And that was done intentionally because we wanted to have the ability to train them on how we saw fit and sort of focus on the areas that we did. [00:03:46] Cory Wright: And from that, they grew and they grew their business and then they brought their friends. And it's sort of been a big residual factor that way with a lot of people bringing on, I mean, close friends and family members and type of thing who also had the same passion for the businesses we did.  [00:04:00] Sam Wilson: Was there a, an asset class in particular that you said, man, this is what we're going to focus on as brokers? [00:04:06] Cory Wright: Up here in the early two thousands to late 2010, 2012 development land  sales. We're really, really hot. And that made up a lot of brokerage business was getting into that recently over the past, you know, three, four years in COVID it's put an additional emphasis on this. Obviously, industrial markets are very, very tight in BC. [00:04:25] Cory Wright: We suffer from a lot of land constraints and a lot of our markets from waters and mountains. So they're just not making any more land and that's really pushed the pricing up from a brokerage standpoint, we have your office to retail, your industrial, but development land. Early days was a big focus of ours. [00:04:40] Cory Wright: And then we also focused on the leasing aspect because a lot of brokerages and brokers didn't want to do leasing. So we thought that, Hey, if, if you want a building, you've got to fill it. So we focused really hard on the leasing aspect, built the relationships with landlords through leasing, and then eventually they wanted to buy themselves and we kind of became that first point call. [00:04:58] Sam Wilson: Yeah. Right. I love that. That's really cool. Tell me when it comes to acquiring your own assets. I mean, this is something, you know, we talked a little bit about off air. Are you guys also active buyers?  [00:05:09] Cory Wright: Hundred percent. So from a company standpoint and we, I think when you look at the McDonald's of the world and you take kind of that, if it's not broken why fix it type of thing. From a brokerage standpoint, we try to acquire as many of the buildings or office spaces that we go into twofold. A, because it's a great model and we're putting our money where our mouth is. We're opening these offices in these markets. We're investing our own money there, which I think creates confidence both in our brokerage community, but also I think from the client base. [00:05:37] Cory Wright: But then I think at the same point in time up here, we've seen a lot of hiking lease rate. Quite a bit over the past 10 years, an office space in downtown Vancouver, might've went for, you know, 15 to 20 bucks, 10 years ago, and now it can approach $55 if you go into the right class A building. So by us acquiring them, we're almost giving ourselves the ability to protect our business 10 years down the road, that we're not subject to seeing our rents double. [00:06:00] Cory Wright: And then we get into the position that we're just working for landlords at that point. So we definitely try to acquire it and also when we go into communities where we're not currently active or we're looking to go into, we try to acquire real estate in those marketplaces as we're going in. Because again, we believe in those marketplaces, we echo that to our clients. [00:06:16] Cory Wright: We encourage our clients to as well because we're seeing trends happen now that if we can fast forward five or six years, getting in today probably is a good investment for everybody. Right. You know, we encourage our clients to partake with us, meaning acquire assets in those markets.  [00:06:30] Sam Wilson: Now, are you at what I'm hearing you say is that you guys are requiring only the real estate you are physically occupying. Is that right? Are you guys acquiring other assets?  [00:06:38] Cory Wright: Other assets as well. So we try to acquire our own assets for our company, but then also we believe in these markets, there's a reason why we're opening the brokerage in these markets because we're seeing uptick in population and trends and jobs. So we kind of have a thing up here where, you know, commercial real estate kind of legs the population growth. Developers go in, they acquire the land, they put up the condos shortly after that commercial space becomes a higher demand because we offer a place where jobs are. [00:07:05] Cory Wright: So we try to get in early enough in that cycle that as we're seeing developers start to buy a land, we are also trying to acquire assets, whether it's an office building or even a retail strip center in these marketplaces, knowing that if the trends continue five to 10 years down, we might have some prime real estate in these markets where we'd have a major jump in our rents, which obviously as demand goes up, capitalization rates come down and that just pushes prices up, gives us the ability to refinance and go onto the next market. [00:07:33]Sam Wilson: How do you acquire assets in these markets and yet protect the interests of your clients?  [00:07:40] Cory Wright: So when we look at these markets before we go into and we're monitoring them usually two to three years prior to us actually going into them while we're gathering data on that, we share all that data with our clients and we're sitting there and we're promoting a small market, say like a Victoria and Vancouver Island up here. [00:07:56] Cory Wright: We're telling them to buy there. These are the metrics why they should buy. And also the same time we're also acquiring real estate assets and our clients always come first and foremost. So if there's an asset class or a building that a client has an interest in 100%, we take it to them first. If we've taken it through the list of clients and no one has decided to buy it, we will definitely look at the asset. [00:08:16] Cory Wright: And if we feel it's a good purchase, we will. A lot of times too, we're getting into the markets early. Where there's not really a high demand just yet for it, because there's, you know, there's not the buildings built yet or the employers haven't shown up just yet. So there is some bumpy roads that we do go down early on in the process. [00:08:32] Cory Wright: But nine times out of 10, when you know, the things all sort of play themselves out, we're in a good position. [00:08:38] Sam Wilson: How do you project the future growth in these markets where, like you said, maybe the employers haven't shown up yet, or, you know, the, the writing isn't on the wall for everybody to go, oh my gosh, this is the next place to be like, how are you like you're getting in front of that? [00:08:53] Cory Wright: Well, we obviously have a front row seat to see what developers are buying and where and why they're buying there. We also monitor population trends quite a bit. And we also look at a lot of industries or sorry, a lot of communities that maybe only had one or two pillars to support the economy. [00:09:07] Cory Wright: Now there could be four or five pillars that could support that economies. We look at that very early on when we're watching these developers acquire land, major developers, acquire land, knowing that these things are probably three, five or 10 years out, and we start seeing those trends happen. That's when we'll start looking at marketplaces quite seriously, not just from an acquisition standpoint, but also a brokerage standpoint. [00:09:27] Cory Wright: And again, when we're going into these markets, we're telling clients come with us and we're sharing the data with them and we're telling them why we're buying. Some of them feel it's a little too early for them and they don't want to go down that rocky road just yet. Other clients they feel confident that if we're partaking in that, and it's a good investment for them. [00:09:44] Cory Wright: And we've been very fortunate, a lot of clients that bought in some markets early days when we were first looking to acquire in those markets, three years later have done extremely well. Some of them have even doubled the value of the real estate because now the boom has happened and now people are coming in and we've been fortunate to get there early enough. [00:09:59] Sam Wilson: I love that. Is there an asset class you guys are not actively investing in because you're just unsure of where it goes? [00:10:07] Cory Wright: Well, we look at all asset classes in these marketplaces to find out like some markets we like industrial better because there's lack of supply, higher demand. Other markets we'll look at how much square footage of office does that market currently have versus the population. [00:10:21] Cory Wright: Some of these smaller markets, especially in the office class and the retail asset classroom, you're more subject to a repositioning of tenants, that new businesses coming into the market to backfill it, like you'd find in a major city. So location, location, location becomes premium. When you, especially when you go into these smaller markets with that, we look at everything from a population to demand. [00:10:41] Cory Wright: You mean how much square footage is available in that asset class? Mainly. So we don't run into a situation, say like Calgary, Alberta did. Oh, geez. I think they had like 18 million square feet of office space in the market just never, ever caught up. And then when the collapse happened. I mean, they've got acres unfortunately, of empty office space there. [00:11:00] Cory Wright: So we really, really monitor it on a case by case basis. It's very unlikely. We ever looked into the multi-family marketplace just because of the triple net rents that don't exist. We're open to whatever makes the most amount of sense dependent on where we feel, where that market's at.  [00:11:13] Sam Wilson: When you say the triple net rents don't make sense because obviously they're not there. I mean, is that all you guys are investing in is triple net properties?  [00:11:22] Cory Wright: More or less. And mainly up here, we've run into some challenges. I mean, demand for the multifamily asset classes, huge cap rates you've seen in Vancouver area as low as two and a half percent about a year ago, three and a half percent is more common you see now, but we've had a huge increase in our insurance cost. [00:11:39] Cory Wright: Property taxes, all of those costs that we can't recoup through it. So not that it's a bad investment model, it just doesn't fit what we look for. And we feel more protected with the triple net type asset classes we go after.  [00:11:50] Sam Wilson: How are you protecting against inflation in a triple net lease? Is there something you're writing in your leases that say, Hey, we're going to reprice based on this metric. And what does that look like?  [00:12:02] Cory Wright: Well, our triple that costs up here and a lot of leases, they will recalculate on an annual basis. Our base rent, obviously we're protected through that, but our triple net costs, it's a fluid cost for us as landlords. So every single year, unfortunately, if we're seeing a 6% increase on property taxes and insurance and strata fees and garbage and water, that all gets passed onto the tenants. [00:12:23] Cory Wright: Part of our strategy when buying is buying into markets where we feel we're at the bottom of the barrel lease rates. We might be getting 20 or $25 a foot base and you know, 6, 7, 8 blocks down there getting 40 or 45. So we feel we're getting into that position and the bottom of the barrel. So, you know, if we can make our numbers work at those low lease rates and we ever have to support a tenants through a, maybe a major increases in property taxes the next year, we're in the position to do that versus coming into a marketplace where we feel our lease rates are kind of peaking and then we're really dependent on our tenants being successful at that point. [00:12:56] Sam Wilson: Yeah. And you answered that to a degree on things such as property taxes, insurance, things like that, that you don't have control over, but on inflation as a whole, is there like, Hey, it's, you know, I don't know what the Canadian version of CPI is, but it's like… [00:13:09] Cory Wright: Yeah; we use CPI.  [00:13:10] Sam Wilson: Okay. Yeah. So, I mean, do you tie it to that and say, Hey, your lease, if it was a hundred bucks last year, I'm just making up numbers here next year, 108, because we had an 8% consumer per whatever, you know, inflation rate here in the last 12 months. I mean, it's, is that the kind of way that works? [00:13:23] Cory Wright: From time to time you'll see that. Normally when we're negotiating for the base rent rates now we always try to build in a step up throughout the five-year term, or maybe they're paying $60 today, 62 next year, 64, 66, and 68. We're hedging our bets by doing that, not knowing where the inflation rate comes from, but we do see sometimes that sometimes this will be tied to CPI or even the renewals will be capped based on CPI during that fixed term which can all help both sides of the equation, but I mean, we're in a very high demand market in BC that we're very fortunate that if a tenant leaves, because I can't afford the $45, then three more guys are willing to come in and pay $50 to get the space. We're a little jaded up here, how that works, right? [00:14:06] Sam Wilson: Yeah. It's nice to be in that position there in BC, but you guys are buying, you know, outside of BC as well. I mean, you guys are buying across the country and so you kind of have some exposure in some of these smaller markets, maybe where that demand factor isn't as well priced in.  [00:14:20] Cory Wright: You're exactly right. And when we get into those smaller markets, it's just, we will do our best calculated guess of where we're going to see things go. [00:14:27] Cory Wright: The tenant pool isn't as strong to draw from. And you mean usually the tendencies aren't as strong and the covenants aren't as strong. So we'll do our best to try to make the best educated guess. First got to tell you we're not always right.  [00:14:38] Sam Wilson: And who knows, let's talk about this. And there's a question I've asked multiple times on this show and I always get a varied response, especially people who are mostly in triple net leases. [00:14:46] Sam Wilson: How are you guys protecting yourself? And, you know, I like the way you've explained that. So that makes a lot of sense to make your best guess. It is what it is for four or five years. [00:14:55] Cory Wright: Yeah, exactly. I think if we all had the crystal ball of where we were going to look in five years, we'd all be billionaires and we probably wouldn't be doing this today. We'd all be having a beer in the Caymans. So we just got to go with where our best guess.  [00:15:06] Sam Wilson: I love the sound of that. Tell me about the complexity of opening, a new brokerage in a new market with a new team.  [00:15:14] Cory Wright: You know, there's challenges with it, for sure. You mean we've been fortunate enough that we've sort of grown organically through our own team members. [00:15:21] Cory Wright: So when we're going to other markets say, you mean like we have our Vancouver office and we'll go open, say in a Kelowna marketplace, which is about four hours away from us. There's a good chance people in our Vancouver office, know brokers that already operate in the Kelowna market. And when we go in there, we have revenue-sharing programs for our staff. [00:15:38] Cory Wright: We have profit-sharing programs for our team leaders and managing brokers. So I'm a big believer for that. You mean it's better to have 50% of a watermelon than a hundred percent of a grape. So when we go into these markets, making them a part of our success and getting them to focus on the same parts that we're focusing, we profit as a team. [00:15:54] Cory Wright: And that's, we've been very fortunate where people that can partake in the revenue sharing programs from the company that don't really exist in our industry too much. That's a great feature for a lot of these people take part in. So that's, we've been very fortunate to get some great people to join us early on. [00:16:07] Sam Wilson: Yeah. I haven't really heard of that in any brokerage arrangement, you either on the residential or the commercial side. [00:16:14] Cory Wright: It's very unique to our industry. And I think we're only as good as our people. And for us, one reason why I'm able to grow at the pace we have is we've been able to retain a lot of our people over the years. [00:16:24] Cory Wright: And a lot of times in the brokerage business, you see a lot of people like two steps forward, one step back where people are changing brokerages and administrations staff are leaving. So I've always been of the belief if we pay our team right. And we treat them right. And we incorporate them into our overall business model and they can profit right along with the company. [00:16:41] Cory Wright: It keeps our retention level is very high and creates a very unique corporate environment to work with them. So when we are looking to open up another offices, a lot of our brokers are eager and excited to reach out to people they know in those markets to tell them about their success so far, gets them excited to come join us and meet with us. [00:16:56] Cory Wright: We've been able to scale the models quite quickly, maybe more so than other brokerages in some of these smaller markets be transitioned.  [00:17:02] Sam Wilson: Yeah, I love that. I love finding unique ways to incentivize employees to share in the rewards of the work, not just to get an attack or not just even to get commission, but Hey, you know, retain part of the, maybe not ownership shares as directly, but at least participate as an owner normally would. [00:17:19] Cory Wright: Exactly, they profit along with us.  [00:17:21] Sam Wilson: Were there any surprises or were there any kind of tweaking of that model as you built that over the years? [00:17:28] Cory Wright: We typically from like a revenue sharing standpoint as well. We do it off the top line versus the bottom line. And the reason why we do that is because it encourages our team where their focus is selling and leasing product for clients. [00:17:39] Cory Wright: They're tied right into that versus me making a really bad least deal or a really bad acquisition in the market. They're not penalized because of that. So we do it off the top line type of thing. Obviously, when you take that model and that approach, you've got to be very confident in your bottom line because there's no guarantee you're making money, but we've been very fortunate that we've had almost a hundred percent growth year over year from a top line sales revenue over the past five years, we've been able to sustain that. [00:18:04] Cory Wright: And because we focus on a quality versus a quantity model, our offices might only have six to eight team members in a particular marketplace where there's not 50 or a hundred of them. So for us to have top-line revenue sharing, we don't have an enormous staff to have to share that with. So we, it gives us the ability to give back to them that way. [00:18:23] Cory Wright: Versus if we had 400 brokers and everyone had 1%, while 400% is greater than 100%, we'd be in a lot of trouble. So it works well with our model.  [00:18:32] Sam Wilson: Right. I love it. Cory, thank you for taking the time to come on today and really just tell us about your business, you're kind of thinking as it pertains to incentivizing employees and you know, doing revenue sharing with them, talking about the market, you guys are investing in, how you vet and see opportunity coming down the line, and, you know, how you guys are protecting yourself there, and triple net leases, you guys are busy, man. You're absolutely busy. I love it, coming on the show today and sharing with us. If our listeners want to get in touch with you or learn more about you, what is the best way to do that?  [00:18:59] Cory Wright: They can visit our website at williamwright.ca. On there, they can sign up for all the latest listings and transactions and information. We publish quarterly reports. We also have the Vancouver Commercial Real Estate podcast, which we bring on great guests on a weekly basis to help educate the general public. So I think there's a mystique out there that commercial real estate, especially in Vancouver is very hard to acquire or owned by big businessmen in New York. [00:19:24] Cory Wright: And we've really tried to break down that barrier and explain to them that this is an opportunity for everyone, whether you're a small business owner, that's been in business for a while with great revenue, all the way to the mom and pop type owners that might have a little bit extra equity in a property or even cash in the bank. [00:19:37] Cory Wright: How we can hopefully open up those doors, by bringing on great guests to educate them on how that works and show the people that commercial real estate is for everyone. [00:19:44] Sam Wilson: I love it. Cory, thanks so much for your time today. I appreciate it. Have a great rest of your day.  [00:19:47] Cory Wright: My pleasure, Sam. Thanks for having me take care. [00:19:49] Sam Wilson: Hey, thanks for listening to the How to Scale Commercial Real Estate podcast. If you can do me a favor and subscribe and leave us a review on apple podcast, Spotify, Google podcast, whatever platform it is you use to listen. If you can do that. That would be a fantastic help to the show. It helps us both attract new listeners as well as rank higher on those directories. So appreciate you listening. Thanks so much and hope to catch you on the next episode.

Trials & Trebuchets
Episode 174 - Saviours of the Stew

Trials & Trebuchets

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 81:29


This week on Trials & Trebuchets, the Students find emotions in translation, send guac, and fight of beasties in the ice! Instagram | Twitter | Discord | Patreon | Merch If you enjoyed this episode, tell a friend or leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It's Just a Phase Part 7

Dicegeeks.com Tabletop RPG Show
Venture Forth with Russel Bartek (D&D Podcast)

Dicegeeks.com Tabletop RPG Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 49:11


My guest today is Russel Bartek from Venture Forth, a Dungeons and Dragons actual play podcast. Russel and I dive into D&D and our love for the game. We also talk about problems dungeon masters face and creative ways to solve them. We also discuss why Venture Forth stands out from the crowd of D&D actual play podcasts. Don't miss this episode!

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast
Dynamic Combat with Monster Roles

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 57:19


Dynamic Combat with Monster Roles So you want to design dynamic combat encounters in Dungeons and Dragons? You know, the kind that they will never forget? Well, luckily we've got exactly what you need. Today we will delve into giving you exactly the tools you need in a simple and easy-to-use way. Are you ready to learn how to build dynamic combat encounters using monster roles? There is no arguing the key to designing interesting and varied combat encounters is having just as varied groups of monsters. By further breaking down monsters into roles, we can design even more fantastic and memorable combat encounters. What are Monster Roles? Roles is the term we will be using to describe what the particular monster or NPC's job is during the encounter. While some monsters can fit into multiple categories. We are going to focus on what we think they do best, over what they might do best in a particular encounter. Full Blog: https://www.critacademy.com/post/d-d-how-to-build-dynamic-combat-with-monster-roles

Break the Dice: The Improvised Campaign
The Cocktail of Catastrophe

Break the Dice: The Improvised Campaign

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 44:01


Greetings, Mortals! Our heroes Phalen and Phinaeus find themselves aboard a giant floating ice bar - but, as it turns out, they are not alone. A lovely (?) lady from Phalen's past is also aboard...and she may have sinister plans for her estranged husband and his new rabbity friend. Break the Dice is an improvised podcast in the style of a classic D&D adventure. Support the Podcast on Patreon Hang with us on our Discord Buy Bearded Merch & See Our Live Shows Follow Us on Twitter Like Us on Facebook Check Out Our Insta Enter our Giveaway courtesy of Mox Boarding House Our performers: Game Master / Allen Voigt: Instagram: @prettgoodstories Phaelan Maerdock / MJ Marsh: Instagram: @mj_marsh_ Phineaus Phlash / Maria Bartholdi: Twitter and Instagram: @MissMariapants NPC / Tyler Michaels King: Website: TylerMichaels.com, Insta: @tylermichaelsking, Twitter: @tylermichaels NPC / Joe Rapp:  Twitter and Instagram: @fakejoerapp NPC / Tyler Mills: Twitter: @tydmills Special guest: Lucas Vonasek Accompanist / Jack Barrett: Website: jackbarrettmusic.com, Instagram: @jackbarrettmusic Some background ambiance courtesy of: Tabletop Audio // Support them on Patreon

Knights of the Rolled Table | a D&D podcast

Deep in a dangerous jungle with an athletic new ally, the party must traverse T-Rex infested terrain, and hope to get themselves out of a time loop. Will they stop the repeat before time runs out... again?  Featuring Zach Stones as Igneous, Jen Crespo as Diedre, Jeff Frank as Theo, Carlos Guzman as Yenni, Matt Messerman as Melbin, and Chris Daily as the DM, and Special Guest: Weston Gardner as Coach!  more KotRT on the web. All the links!  * * * * * * * * * If you enjoy the show, PLEASE take a second to leave us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Google podcasts, Podbean, Stitcher, or whatever platform you listen on. We'd sure appreciate it and it helps more people find the show!  * * * * * * * * * Have feedback, fan-art or D&D questions? Please send them to  knightsoftherolledtable@gmail.com Theme music by Weston Gardner @arcaneanthems Check out ARCANE ANTHEMS: Weston's Patreon to get original music for your RPG campaign   Original Character Art by Chris Daily @dungeonheads  You can see all the art on our discord or instagram.  Check out DUNGEONHEADS: a Library of characters to choose from.  Character art for your RPG campaign or stream.   Zach on Twitter @mftZach  Jen on Twitter @Jstops185 Matt on Twitter @MattMesserman Jeff on Twitter @FrankJeff Chris on Twitter @Dungeonheads Carlos on Twitter @Rufio_420 Now, go out and make life an Adventure!

The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast
Using Fasting To Get People Off Diabetes Medications In 3 Days To A Week - Gabriel Cousens, MD - Interview

The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 6:59


Using Fasting To Get People Off Diabetes Medications In 3 Days To A Week - Gabriel Cousens, MD - Interview Gabriel Cousens, MD, MD(H), DD • http://treeoflifecenterus.com/• Book - There Is a Cure for Diabetes, Revised Edition: The 21-Day+ Holistic Recovery Program Gabriel Cousens is the author of thirteen internationally acclaimed books including Spiritual Nutrition and Creating Peace by Being Peace. Known worldwide as a spiritual teacher and the leading expert in live, plant-source nutrition, Dr. Cousens functions as a holistic physician, psychiatrist, family therapist, and cutting-edge researcher on healing diabetes naturally. He holds an M.D. from Columbia Medical School, a doctorate in homeopathy, and diplomas in Ayurveda, clinical acupuncture, and holistic medicine. His multicultural background as an ordained rabbi, an acknowledged yogi, and a four-year Native American Sundancer, adds insight to his “whole-person enlightenment” teachings. Dr. Cousens is the founder and director of the Tree of Life Foundation. #GabrielCousens #TheRealTruthAboutHealth  #WholeFood #Vegan #Vegetarian #PlantBasedNutrition #LiveFood CLICK HERE - To Checkout Our MEMBERSHIP CLUB: http://www.realtruthtalks.com  • Social Media ChannelsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRTAHConferenceInstagram : https://www.instagram.com/therealtruthabouthealth/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RTAHealth Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-real-truth-about-health-conference/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRealTruthAboutHealth    • Check out our Podcasts  Visit us on Apple Podcast and Itunes search:  The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/23a037be-99dd-4099-b9e0-1cad50774b5a/real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0RZbS2BafJIEzHYyThm83J Google:https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zaW1wbGVjYXN0LmNvbS8yM0ZqRWNTMg%3D%3DStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastAudacy: https://go.audacy.com/partner-podcast-listen-real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastiHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-real-truth-about-health-li-85932821/ Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/us/show/2867272 Reason: https://reason.fm/podcast/real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcast • Other Video ChannelsYoutube:https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRealTruthAboutHealthVimeo:https://vimeo.com/channels/1733189Rumble:  https://rumble.com/c/c-1111513 Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TRTAHConference/videos/?ref=page_internal DailyMotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/TheRealTruthAboutHealth BitChute:https://www.bitchute.com/channel/JQryXTPDOMih/ Disclaimer:Medical and Health information changes constantly. Therefore, the information provided in this podcast should not be considered current, complete, or exhaustive. Reliance on any information provided in this podcast is solely at your own risk. The Real Truth About Health does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, or opinions referenced in the following podcasts, nor does it exercise any authority or editorial control over that material. The Real Truth About Health provides a forum for discussion of public health issues. The views and opinions of our panelists do not necessarily reflect those of The Real Truth About Health and are provided by those panelists in their individual capacities. The Real Truth About Health has not reviewed or evaluated those statements or claims. 

Join the Party
Space Party: Foxtrot Squad

Join the Party

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 69:08


Welcome to the Federation of Free Lancers - a group of adventurers who traverse the galaxy, save the day, and fill out a LOT of paperwork. Join Foxtrot Squad on a recovery mission full of shenanigans, science, and emotions! We're playing Lasers & Feelings by John Harper.   Sponsors - The JTP Side Quests Twitch channel!! Join us every Thursday at 6pm ET. - Squarespace. Go to squarespace.com/jointheparty for a free trial, and when you're ready to launch, use offer code JOINTHEPARTY to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.  - Betterhelp online therapy. Go to betterhelp.com/jointheparty for 10% off your first month.   Find Us Online - website: jointhepartypod.com - patreon: patreon.com/jointhepartypod - twitch: twitch.tv/jtpsidequests - twitter: twitter.com/jointhepartypod - instagram: instagram.com/jointhepartypod - tumblr: jointhepartypod.tumblr.com - merch & music: jointhepartypod.com/merch   Cast & Crew - Co-Host, Co-Producer: Eric Silver - Co-Host, Co-Producer, Editor, Sound Designer, Composer: Brandon Grugle - Co-Host, Co-Producer: Amanda McLoughlin - GM, Co-Host, Co-Producer: Julia Schifini - Multitude: multitude.productions   About Us Join the Party is a D&D actual play podcast with tangible worlds, genre-pushing storytelling, and collaborators who make each other laugh each week. We welcome everyone to the table, from longtime players to folks who've never touched a roleplaying game before. Begin with Campaign 2 (The Join Campaign) for a modern, sci-fi superhero game, or marathon all of Campaign 1 (The Party Campaign) for a high fantasy story. And once a month we release the Afterparty, where we answer your questions about the show and how we play the game. New episodes every Tuesday.

Jewels From NZ
NERDS D&D - Orange Part 1

Jewels From NZ

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 29:35


Kia Ora! NERDS and D&D; it's just such a delicious combination. This is the first part of Orange's Adventure "Restoring Harmony - A Sticky Situation" a D&D5e Nerds Candy Campaign.  Thanks to Joey from Hindsightless podcast for playing with me as Orange the fighter himself.  Thanks to my Gems listening out there: James, Jason, Barry, Lieran, Ezequiel, KP, Joey, Dusty and Karl. If you like what you hear then become a Gem yourself by visiting: https://www.patreon.com/jewelsfromnz  Find me under @JulzfromNZ on Instagram, Facebook and @julzburgisser on Twitter as well! Aroha nui. Ka kite anō. Xx --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/jewelsfromnz/message

Couch Pilots Podcast
S34 ‌EP07 ‌“TAG TEAM”‌

Couch Pilots Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 83:50


S34 ‌EP07 ‌“TAG TEAM”‌ COUCHPILOTSPODCAST.COM‌‌ ‌*‌ ‌910-745-6871‌ ‌*‌ ‌‌PATREON‌ ‌ ‌ **‌THIS‌ ‌WEEK:‌ TAG TEAM**‌ ‌ The‌ ‌Captains‌ ‌review‌ ‌#tagteam. In this episode we talk gambling, St. Louis, Wisconsin, D & D, WWE, and more. We also hit on 1991 and Nolan Ryan. We give you facts about the pilot, give you a breakdown, and give you our all important rating.  **‌NEXT‌ ‌WEEK:‌THE EYE(S) OF CHARLES SAND**‌

Sly Flourish's Lazy DM Prep
Free Phandelver and Acq Inc, Monsters of the Multiverse, Shielding Peaks KS, Treacherous Traps – Lazy D&D Talk Show

Sly Flourish's Lazy DM Prep

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 57:15


Mike talks about all things D&D! Contents 00:00 Show Start 00:44 D&D News: Free Phandelver and Acq Inc on D&D Beyond 02:21 Product Spotlight: Monsters of the Multiverse 30:35 Kickstarter Spotlight: Murder in the Shielding Peaks 34:13 Product Spotlight: Treacherous Traps 37:14 Patreon Question: Encouraging Player Ingenuity 40:40 Patreon Question: Running Dungeon Crawls 48:31 Patreon Question: Describing Irregular Caves in a Dungeon Crawl 49:52 Patreon Question: Witchlight with Three Players 52:17 Patreon Question: Resource Management During Travel Links Free Phandelver and Acquisitions Incorporated on D&D Beyond Monsters of the Multiverse (affiliate link) D&D Adventurer's League rules for Monsters of the Multiverse Races Blog of Holding Analysis of Monsters of the Multiverse Level Up Advanced 5e Monstrous Menagerie (affiliate link) Kickstarter: Murder in the Shielding Peaks Treacherous Traps

EveryTenday D&D | DnD (Dungeons & Dragons)
Every Tenday D&D (DnD) Ep. 135 “The Tree”

EveryTenday D&D | DnD (Dungeons & Dragons)

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 165:59


D&D for Families and Young Adventurers. Every Tenday (#everytenday) is where a Dad plays Dungeons & Dragons (DnD) 5e with his Kids...every ten days. Episode 135 - “The Tree” Danae, Elluen, Nimblefoot & Kilgar get to Narl Targ Duhn. Danae is a 21st level Aasimar Paladin & 7th Level Rogue. Elluen is a half-Kalashtar 21st level Diviner & 7th level Mystic (unearthed arcana). Join our Discord at https://discord.everytenday.com We use 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons rules and you can discover more about EveryTenday on instagram @everytenday and twitter @everytenday as well as at www.everytenday.com Thanks and credit to DJ at sketchgoblin.co.nz for our cover art character illustrations! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/everytenday/message

Freelance Heroism
Dragon Heist 57 - Sewer-side Quest

Freelance Heroism

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 77:09


Adrie and Kaeviir spend some time at the bar while Rayne plans out their mission with Cerdic's crew. Find our gaming livestreams at https://www.twitch.tv/critribbit Email us your questions at: FreelanceHeroismPodcast@gmail.com Visit Freelance Heroism on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/freelanceheroism/ We have a Patreon! Any support you can provide goes toward us giving you a better podcast listening experience: https://www.patreon.com/Freelance_heroism Check out Deece's webcomic with our (mis)adventures! http://www.1d4rounds.com/ You can find our gameplay videos on our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6TwfLOFsl192ExdAugebgg/ You can check out our web page here: http://www.freelanceheroism.libsyn.com/ We also have a Twitter: https://twitter.com/freelanheroism  

Dugongs And Seadragons
S2E20 – The Island

Dugongs And Seadragons

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 37:18


The crew make it to an island with a new shipwreck that looks suspiciously like the Terror and the Cephalosquad face a series of horrific revelations, especially Lucien!   Please support Dugongs & Sea Dragons on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DugongsAndSeadragons

The Polyhedron Collider Cast
Episode 113 - UK Games Expo 2022 Preview

The Polyhedron Collider Cast

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 76:22


The UK Games Expo is just around the corner, so the boys from PHC take a look at the publishers, events, and most importantly games that are going to be at the show. https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/ Games Mentioned 00:08:21 Waggledance and Termite Towers 00:10:47 Honeybadger Games 00:15:13 Lucky Duck games, Sherlock Detective and Pocket Detective  00:19:02 Amelia's Secret  00:19:45 Dice Theme Park 00:26:30 Turing 00:28:45 Flick Fleet 00:30:55 Syrinscape 00:36:35 Dinner in Paris: Battle of the Chefs 00:42:43 Board and Dice - Founders of Teotihuacan and   Terracotta Army  00:46:55 Moon 00:51:22 Wardens of Wulvengrad 00:53:40 Free League Ruins of Symbaroum 00:57:02 Dune Adventures in the Imperium Agents of Dune 00:59:40 Batman: Everybody Lies and Gutenburg 01:03:05 Bretwalda 01:05:19 Burncycle 01:09:20 Oltréé 01:01:06 Crescent Moon 01:12:00 Cerberus Studios This episode is available on iTunes or your favourite podcast player via our feed http://polyhedroncollider.libsyn.com/rss Intro and Outro Music: "Ouroboros" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Jon's News Ferret: "NewsSting" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Don't forget to visit www.polyhedroncollider.com and YouTube for more great reviews and interviews, or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and check us out of twitch.tv/polyhedroncollider qfgi9tua

Games and Feelings
Can I Go “Pew Pew Pew” at a Funeral? with Jasper Cartwright and Amanda McLoughlin

Games and Feelings

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 56:36


The first episode is here! No expansions! No microtransactions! Just games advice. Though we are working on character skins of D&D podcaster Jasper Cartwright and Multitude CEO Amanda McLoughlin as DLC.   Find Us Online - ask questions: gamesandfeelings.com/questions - patreon: patreon.com/gamesandfeelings - twitter: twitter.com/gamesnfeelings - insta: instagram.com/gamesnfeelings   Credits - Host, Producer, & Question Keeper: Eric Silver - Editor & Mixer: Mischa Stanton - Theme Music Creator: Jeff Brice - Multitude: multitude.productions   About Us Games & Feelings is an advice podcast about being human and loving all types of games: video games, tabletop games, party games, laser tag, escape rooms, game streams, and anything else that we play for fun. Join Question Keeper Eric Silver and a revolving cast of guests as they answer your questions at the intersection of fun and humanity, since, you know, you gotta play games with other people. Whether you need a game recommendation, need to sort out a dispute at the table, or decide whether an activity is good for a date, we're your instruction manual. New episodes drop every other Friday.

I Speak Giant: A D&D Story
TPO: 004 - Setting Out

I Speak Giant: A D&D Story

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 123:14


The Post Officers: # 004 "Setting Out" A new face! A new place! And a new living space! Thanks to Audio Technica for the wonderful support! https://audio-technica.com.au/ Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/TraMqxC

The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
Dan looks at potential options for the Indiana Pacers with the 6th pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, Doug Boles answers all questions ahead of the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500, Jason Benetti updates us on the White Sox, Ryan Burr hands out his best bet

The Dan Dakich Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 121:13


(00:00-22:32) – Wednesday's show begins with Dan reacting to the Pacers earning the 6th pick in the NBA Draft lottery last night. Dan explains why post play is more than just back to the basket play, how the Pacers aren't using Myles Turner properly, and who he feels they should take in the NBA Draft next month. (22:33-35:08) – Dan returns from commercial by answering some questions about the state of the Pacers. Later, Dan shares an idea he has for the PGA Championship.              (25:28-41:39) – Dan looks ahead to the rest of today's show which is fully loaded! Also, Dan talks on some Deshaun Watson news and goes over NBA Draft prospects. (41:40-1:08:23) – Our friend Jason Benetti joins the program to give us his thoughts on the state of the Chicago White Sox and how good they can be this year. Plus, Dan and Jason share some crazy stories as per usual. Later, Dan asks Benetti who he would take at #6 for the Indiana Pacers. (1:08:24-1:18:59) – WISH-TV's Anthony Calhoun joins the program to make his game by game predictions for the Colts following their schedule being released last week. (1:19:00-1:20:07) – Hour number two ends quickly with Dan looking ahead to his chat with IMS President Doug Boles. (1:20:08-1:42:28) – The president of IMS Doug Boles stops by to answers any and all questions that Dan sends his way (both from DD and listeners of the show) regarding the 106th Running of the Indy 500. Doug talks on why no Indy Lights on Carb Day, if there will ever be lights put in at the Speedway, what they are expecting from the 106th Running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, and what fans can enjoy at the race this year.         (1:42:29-1:58:10) – Ryan Burr joins the program to give us his best bets for this weekend's PGA Championship that begins tomorrow. Then Ryan has to split early, but makes a surprise return halfway through the segment. (1:58:11-2:01:02)– Wednesday's show ends with Dan sharing the results from the Horseshoe Indianapolis Race of the Day. Also, Dan asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today's edition of The JCook Plays of the Day. Plus, Dan's shares his bets for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 5/18/22

The Dan Dakich Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 65:48


Today's Best of Features: (00:00-26:33) – Our friend Jason Benetti joins the program to give us his thoughts on the state of the Chicago White Sox and how good they can be this year. Plus, Dan and Jason share some crazy stories as per usual. Later, Dan asks Benetti who he would take at #6 for the Indiana Pacers. (26:34-36:55) – WISH-TV's Anthony Calhoun joins the program to make his game by game predictions for the Colts following their schedule being released last week. (36:56-55:55) – The president of IMS Doug Boles stops by to answers any and all questions that Dan sends his way (both from DD and listeners of the show) regarding the 106th Running of the Indy 500. Doug talks on why no Indy Lights on Carb Day, if there will ever be lights put in at the Speedway, what they are expecting from the 106th Running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, and what fans can enjoy at the race this year.         (55:56-1:05:36) – Ryan Burr joins the program to give us his best bets for this weekend's PGA Championship that begins tomorrow. Then Ryan has to split early, but makes a surprise return halfway through the segment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Horizon's Point: (Allegedly) a D&D Podcast
Ep. 27 - Imaginary Numbers

Horizon's Point: (Allegedly) a D&D Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 48:20


A bloodied and disheveled (but alive, thanks to Cadie and Aoife) Team TBD continues their journey back to report back to the GodSquad at the library, despite having finally discovered exactly what lies beyond the fog. But odds are good that this might not be the only worldview-shattering realization in store for them today...Djinny still can't believe they picked the wrong bottle. Aoife and Orion snoop in shelves and question themselves. Brenna defuses a situation, for once....This week marks our one year anniversary of pretending we know how to play D&D and recording it for the internet! Join us on social media for some extra anniversary fun @allegedlydndpod on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and tumblr... allegedly....Main Theme Music:  “Albion” by Alexander Shalyapin (Delenfer)Licensed under Creative Commons: BY Attribution 4.0 License  Underscore Music:  “Malicious” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License“Signal to Noise” by Scott Buckley (www.scottbuckley.com.au)Licensed under Creative Commons: BY Attribution 4.0 License

Comic Book Keepers
Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins

Comic Book Keepers

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 62:41


The adventure begins!!! Chris, Lance and Jeremy break down the BRILLIANT comic series based on a property responsible for the existence of this podcast and perhaps our friendship. Bend your eat to our latest episode all about Dark Horse Comics' adaptation of the prequel story for a D&D campaign involving a bunch of nerdy voice actors... Is it Wednesday yet?  The Pull List: Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins Series 1-3  Comic Book Keepers is hosted by the Geekly Grind. Check out reviews and discussion on everything Geeky from Anime, Manga, Boardgames, comics, and more. www.thegeeklygrind.com The Geekly Grind @thegeeklygrind Link tree: https://linktr.ee/CBKcast Social media: Twitter @cbkcast Instagram @cbkcast Facebook Chris @dungeonheads Lance @roguesymbiote Chris's draws free D&D art which you can find and support him on Patreon, and see more of his art on Instagram Original Theme by Weston Gardner @ArcaneAnthems on Patreon

Midlife Schmidlife
Being Phenomenal with Kim Romain

Midlife Schmidlife

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 43:04


We are continuing with the series “Reclaiming Midlife.” This episode's question before we join today's conversation…how would your life be different if you accepted and celebrated all of who you are?  Think about that for a minute.  All the “flaws” you feel you have and are magnified in how you see yourself. While all of your gifts are downplayed. All the areas where you have been successful or are proud of that you brush away. Everything you've gone through that has led you to where you are… What if, instead of thinking it was no big deal - you thought “Hot damn, I'm pretty amazing!”  Sadly, we've been taught to not get too big for our britches. Or that bragging isn't nice. That being boastful makes you arrogant.  I have a theory that comments like “don't get too big for your britches” is what I call a “good girl rule.” We learned this as a child as a way to fit into the proper box of being acceptable as a woman. And here we are, over 40 and still living by those standards.  My friends, you can claim your brilliance without being a jerk. You can be confident in who you are as a person and not belittle others. In fact, by claiming yourself, you are giving permission for other women to do the same. You can point out your daughter's, sister's or friend's magic and celebrate that for them so they can then see it in themselves.  And I think that's one of the amazing attributes today's guest brings to the show.  Kim Romain is a holistic life & business strategist helping busy professionals move from chaos to clarity in their work and life. For years (decades, even), she thought there was something wrong with her because she couldn't settle on the "one thing" she was "meant to do" in this lifetime. She had 11 different undeclared and 5 different declared majors in college and has had 6 major career changes (not just job shifts) since then. When she was introduced to the concept of being a multi-passionate individual, she felt like she was finally able to breathe. Clearly someone who doesn't like to settle for one things at a time, Kim describes herself as an artist, theater-geek and D&D enthusiast, who is deep into the practice of meditation and mindfulness, loves playing the violin, working with her crystals and Oracle cards and will jump at any opportunity to whip up culinary delights in the kitchen or plan a super fun party with all the bells and whistles. Head over to the show notes to find direct links to connect with Kim online, previous Midlife Schmidlife episodes mentioned in this conversation as well as a photo of a dessert that Kim shares in our conversation. 

Contextual Deviants
77 - The Quick and The Dead

Contextual Deviants

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 66:56


DRAW! In honor of director Sam Raimi's latest film, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, we're taking a trip back to 1995 and covering his previous work, and our first western(!), The Quick and The Dead. Come for a stellar cast featuring Gene Hackman, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe, and a young Leonardo DiCaprio, stay for the old man in the bar with a top hat who's missing most of his teeth and laughing! Highlights include: AGAB, they didn't explicitly say a lot of things, farmer's hands, are you leg?, real "first-time D&D character" energy, and much more!

Trials & Trebuchets
Episode 173 - Thank You Kurt!

Trials & Trebuchets

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 69:55


This week on Trials & Trebuchets, the Students split the party, reap their rewards for doing so, and stir up some potential golem drama among the giants! Instagram | Twitter | Discord | Patreon | Merch If you enjoyed this episode, tell a friend or leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It's Just a Phase Part 6

Brunch Breakdown
Chaotic BRUNCH

Brunch Breakdown

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 62:47


Welcome to The Brunch Breakdown Podcast! On #TheMenu: Dan's getting Married this week, so DD & Chris give some advice. A Brunch Court Taste Test, Featuring Pepsi Nitro Draft. New Music We're Listening To. Beers we're Sippin On. Political Texts, AND MORE! See Yinz At The Table! WATCH Full Episodes of the @BrunchBreakdown Podcast on YouTube & Facebook. LISTEN on AMAZON, Audible, Spotify, Apple, and Everywhere You Get Your Podcasts. FOLLOW us on Twitter, Triller, Instagram, TikTok, and GoodPods!

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast
Create Amazing Battlemaps for your RPG in seconds with Dungeon Alchemist

Crit Academy: A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 47:03


Create Amazing Battlemaps for your RPG in seconds with Dungeon Alchemist What is Dungeon Alchemist? It's an AI-powered map-making application on Steam that enables you to make high-quality content faster than ever! It is as simple as you can get. If you're anything like me, time is a precious commodity. So a powerful tool like this is a game-changer. It is quite literally as simple as determining the map size and one of their themes. Once that is done, you just drag a cursor and make it the size that you want, then BOOM! Artificial intelligence automatically creates the rooms and populates them with all sorts of objects to bring them to life.

The Oprah Rose Show
Episode 231: Rich Auntie Vibes (featuring the BIGGEST PURRR Mayne)

The Oprah Rose Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 63:54


Tune in this week with TT, GG & DD as the dolls are back from our month long hiatus and joined by the big purrr herself, Mayne (@_guccimayne). Of course she has to shade Baltimore and TT defines what the DMV is because DD wants to include 410. We also discuss Mayne's background and how she became a friend of the show. The overachiever herself let us know about how she was letting them teachers have it about grades and was the dancing doll. You not seeing her when it comes to this dancing shit. Mayne also teaches us exactly what Rich Auntie Vibes are and women being ok with no having children and being ready to RAV aka the rich aunt. Ladies, don't let these niggas sell you short, know your worth because they in group chats talking about theirs. And you already know we had to play a game with Mayne. Let us know what you want to hear or what guests you'd like to hear! Email any of your questions to theoprahroseshow@gmail.com Instagram - @theoprahroseshow Twitter - @oprahroseshow

The Download's tracks
Episode 292: Return of the Carbuncle

The Download's tracks

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 54:34


This week the word is Carbuncle (again). First, Keith reports on a very successful D&D session he just ran, featuring a carbuncle. Andy recommends that Keith watch a movie called The Endless, and Keith recommends Everything Everywhere All At Once, and also talks about a show called Servant. Then they discuss various late night talk shows they enjoy, and Keith mentions that a mysterious stranger has been sleeping in his car. Then they drop the spoiler curtain to complain quite a bit about Star Trek Picard. SPOILER WARNING: contains spoilers.

Join the Party
Goat Party 2: New Year's Bleatin' Eve (with Lauren Shippen)

Join the Party

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 82:30


We're goats at a New Year's party. It's actually The New Year's Party, and Anderson Cooper needs to drink some water. We're playing Goat Crashers by Grant Howitt!   Sponsors - Hero Forge, where you can now get Color Standees! Visit heroforge.com to start designing your custom miniature today. - Dark Dice, a horror actual play podcast. - Betterhelp online therapy. Go to betterhelp.com/jointheparty for 10% off your first month.   Find Us Online - website: jointhepartypod.com - patreon: patreon.com/jointhepartypod - twitter: twitter.com/jointhepartypod - facebook: facebook.com/jointhepartypod - instagram: instagram.com/jointhepartypod - tumblr: jointhepartypod.tumblr.com - merch & music: jointhepartypod.com/merch   Cast & Crew - Co-Host, Co-Producer: Eric Silver - Co-Host, Co-Producer, Editor, Sound Designer, Composer: Brandon Grugle - Goat Master, Co-Host, Co-Producer: Amanda McLoughlin - Co-Host, Co-Producer: Julia Schifini - Guest Player: Lauren Shippen - Multitude: multitude.productions   About Us Join the Party is a D&D actual play podcast with tangible worlds, genre-pushing storytelling, and collaborators who make each other laugh each week. We welcome everyone to the table, from longtime players to folks who've never touched a roleplaying game before. Begin with Campaign 2 (The Join Campaign) for a modern, sci-fi superhero game, or marathon all of Campaign 1 (The Party Campaign) for a high fantasy story. And once a month we release the Afterparty, where we answer your questions about the show and how we play the game. New episodes every Tuesday.

How Was Your Week, Honey?
276: They're Assholes

How Was Your Week, Honey?

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 76:22


This week, the Maier's get together to after a rare day out at a local craft beer festival. Topics include: network TV, Fest of Ale, Kentucky Derby, Syd's attitude, kid's traits, roller skates, D&D, adulthood, SOW, dancing in public and promoting Canadian music. Reach Us:  @kmaemaier  @ChrisMaierBC  @hwywhoney  hwywhoney@gmail.com

Knights of the Night Actual Play Podcast
519 - KotN Actual Play DnD - Pay Raise Requested

Knights of the Night Actual Play Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 70:50


Final Episode of The Heretic! Next Episode, review of D&D and this adventure, and then questions from listeners 

Dicebreaker Podcast
Episode 104 - WET, DRY OR CRUNCH?

Dicebreaker Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 97:58


Matt, Meehan and Maddie cook up the latest batch of board game and RPG conversation to spoon into your… erm, ears. We've been cracking crimes with Batman in new mystery game Everybody Lies, scrapping over treasure in wizard fight delight Frostgrave, playing more D&D, preparing to don the cape in superhero RPG City of Mist and getting our priorities in order in TikTok's new favourite party game Priorities. That's all before we take a look at the new board game studio focused on accessibility, the disappearance of two D&D books from D&D Beyond and highlight RPG bundles raising money for good causes. And in this week's segment, we come up with our own recipes for the upcoming Catan and Ticket to Ride official cookbooks, as well as inventing dishes based on other tabletop classics!

Murder, Mirth, & Monsters Podcast
Episode 160: Saintly Powers - Chaotic Good Players

Murder, Mirth, & Monsters Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 52:15


On the episode, Brian teaches Emma about the very possible connection between religion and D&D. The barbarian in the party isn't the only one who likes to rage. Want to get in touch with us? For work related inquires and suggestions for the show: murdermirthmonsters@gmail.com Twitter: @MirthAndMurder Sources: https://listverse.com/2013/05/21/10-amazing-feats-performed-by-saints/ https://secularhumanism.org/2021/02/the-occult-feats-of-mystics-and-saints/ https://www.britannica.com/topic/canonization https://www.britannica.com/story/roman-catholic-saints-hallowed-from-the-other-side https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bilocation

Sly Flourish's Lazy DM Prep
No More Volo's Guide or Tome of Foes, Above VTT, Cities and Towns Kickstarter - Lazy D&D Talk Show

Sly Flourish's Lazy DM Prep

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 53:03


Mike talks about all things D&D! Contents 00:00 Show Intro 01:00 D&D News: Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes Comes Out on 16 May 02:01 D&D News: Can't Buy Tome of Foes or Volo's Guide to Monsters on D&D Beyond after 17 May 05:57 Product Spotlight: Above VTT 19:00 Kickstarter Spotlight: Campaign Builder - Cities and Towns 20:46 D&D Tip: Hex Flowers 31:37 Patreon Question: Introducing Villains in your Campaign 34:22 Patreon Question: Challenging Characters vs. Players with Puzzles 37:47 Patreon Question: Dealing with Bickering Players 41:55 Patreon Question: Evoking High Adventure in our RPGs 45:30 Patreon Question: Pacing Games with Split Parties 47:30 Patreon Question: What To Do With Gold 50:53 Patreon Question: Focusing a Homebrew Campaign Links Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes (affiliate link) Volo's Guide to Monsters (affiliate link) Monsters of the Multiverse (affiliate link) Above VTT Above VTT Patreon Page Campaign Builder Cities and Towns Kickstarter Hex Flowers Hex Flower Cookbook (affiliate link)

Freelance Heroism
Freelance Heroism Presents: Bard Company 25

Freelance Heroism

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 76:02


Virion and Ranazmyr's bro quest continues... Email us your questions at: FreelanceHeroismPodcast@gmail.com Visit Freelance Heroism on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/freelanceheroism/ Find our gaming livestreams at https://www.twitch.tv/critribbit We have a Patreon! Any support you can provide goes toward us giving you a better podcast listening experience: https://www.patreon.com/Freelance_heroism Check out Deece's webcomic with our (mis)adventures! http://www.1d4rounds.com/ You can check out our web page here: http://www.freelanceheroism.libsyn.com/ We also have a Twitter: https://twitter.com/freelanheroism

Dugongs And Seadragons
S2E19 – Season 2 Special! – Live at Science Talk '22 Uncut!

Dugongs And Seadragons

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 69:58


The Dugongs and Sea Dragons Crew did a presentation at Science Talk '22 in Portland, OR called “Dugongs and Sea Dragons: Science Communication Through Games Podcasting.” Where we talk about how we started D&SD, what we set out to do, how we are doing with it, a short example adventure, and a Q&A period at the end. This is uncut 90ish minute presentation for your enjoyment.     Please support Dugongs & Sea Dragons on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DugongsAndSeadragons

Rise of the Demigods | A Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Season 2 of Kill Every Monster launches with the Couatl!The Monster Manual describes the Couatl as “benevolent serpentine beings of great intellect and insight. Their brilliantly colored wings and gentle manner speak to their celestial origins.”We are joined by Carlos Cisco.Carlos, whose pronouns are he/him, is a newly minted narrative designer with work on the DMs guild, #iHunt, and in MCDM's ARCADIA. Or it feels new because time got real elastic during those early days of the pandemic. His primary craft is television writing but unlike design work his ascent was not quite so propulsive, spending the past decade clawing his way up the ladder to find himself recently as a writer on Star Trek: Discovery. In the immortal and often maligned words of the Enterprise theme song “It's been a long road, gettin' from there to here…”He can be found most easily on Twitter at @carlos_cisco.We were also joined this episode by Alejandro Torres, an archaeologist, DM, and writer from Chicago. Alejandro is writing his own Maya-themed world setting, and planning a podcast to discuss Mesoamerican representation and celebrate Latinx/Indigenous creators in the TTRPG space. He plays Milo the Halfling Fighter on the Adamo_AS and Morphos_XL Twitch channels every other Wednesday. He loves to chat about Maya archaeology, podcasting, and TTRPGs on Twitter at @Tonal_teka.Check out episodes of Dark Dice at darkdice.comMUSIC"A Truly Powerful Force" by NC Music"Hurakan" by Ricardo Lozano (featuring Jorge Ramos)"Discovery" by Scott Holmes"Web Of Dreams" by Jorge Reyes"Sazilakab" by Jorge Reyes"See You Soon" by Borrtex"Xibalba" by Ricardo Lozano (featuring Jorge Ramos)"Kukulkan" by Ricardo Lozano (featuring Jorge Ramos)"The Goddess Of The Eagles" by Jorge Reyes"Dark  Times" by Kevin MacleodKill Every Monster is a 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons podcast. In each episode, we are joined by a guest to discuss the lore, mechanics, and story potential of classic D&D creatures. We debate tactics for maximizing these creatures in your game, and we ask the ever-important question: are they really a monster?Send us your questions for a future mailbag episode!COMMUNITYDiscordTwitterRedditInstagramFacebook

Penance RPG
From The Vault: Plummet 3. Tike, Ettinslayer

Penance RPG

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 81:23


We continue to bring you - PLUMMET! This week the party are sent to speak to a noble Knight of the Realm who may have some of the answers they seek...  So join us now as we bring back this behemoth.. A fast paced comedy deathmatch with strong D&D overtones. Prepare to Plummet   Learn more at Penancerpg.com Support us on Ko fi and Patreon Come talk with us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram Visit our Teespring store Listen on Google Play, Libsyn, Stitcher, Youtube, Podchaser, Podcast Addict   Affiliates: @DnDiceUK 10% @GemhammerGaming 20%   Use “Penancerpg” at checkout for % off your order at DnDiceUK.co.uk & https://shop.gemhammer.com?sca_ref=863642.2WJQWPgDdH