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Locked On Knicks - Daily Podcast On The New York Knicks
Mitchell Robinson shines but Grayson Allen robs the New York Knicks of a win vs. the Milwaukee Bucks

Locked On Knicks - Daily Podcast On The New York Knicks

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 47:40


Alex and Gavin break down the Knicks' 109-103 loss, which looked like it could have been a win when they fouled Giannis Antetokounmpo out in the fourth quarter, only to have Grayson Allen trounce their hopes in the final moments. Even so, Mitchell Robinson and RJ Barrett excelled, and Jalen Brunson offered a gutsy performance after coming up lame early in the game. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! LinkedIn LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/LOCKEDONNBA PrizePicks First time users can receive a 100% instant deposit match up to $100 with promo code LOCKEDON. That's PrizePicks.com – promo code; LOCKEDON SweatBlock If you or someone you love is experiencing embarrassing sweat or odor try SweatBlock. Save20% with promo code Locked On at sweatblock.com. Also available on Amazon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

White Coat Investor Podcast
WCI #291: Tax Loss Harvest Before Year End

White Coat Investor Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 76:30


Today we get into the weeds of tax loss harvesting. With the current state of the market it looks like there are a lot of out there who have decided to tax loss harvest. Today we answer your questions about the wash sale rule as well as discuss if adding some complexity to your portfolio could create more opportunity to tax loss harvest. We also tackle some questions about taxes, the ROBS program and how to minimize your taxes as a 1099 employee. This podcast is sponsored by Bob Bhayani at https://drdisabilityquotes.com. He is an independent provider of disability insurance planning solutions to the medical community in every state and a long-time white coat investor sponsor. He specializes in working with residents and fellows early in their careers to set up sound financial and insurance strategies. If you need to review your disability insurance coverage or to get this critical insurance in place, contact Bob at https://drdisabilityquotes.com today by email info@drdisabilityquotes.com or by calling (973) 771-9100. The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs for specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor channel is for you! Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com  YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube  Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor  Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor  Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor  Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com  Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News
EP299 - Thanksgiving Week 2022 with Rob Garf of Salesforce

The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 48:14


EP299 - Thanksgiving Week 2022 with Rob Garf of Salesforce A discussion of Thanksgiving Week 2022 from a retail perspective with Rob Garf, Vice President and General Manager, Retail at Salesforce. This is Robs' fourth time on the show, having previously been on episodes 110, 248, and 282. Thanksgiving week 2022 will go down as one of the most complicated holiday weeks on record. With covid impacts still in place, a global economic crisis, supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, new retailer discounting practices, and new consumer behaviors we have a lot to unpack. This episodes covers a wide range of topics around the most important shopping week of the year. We make liberal use of real-time data from Salesforce Shopping Insights HQ, which tracks how 1.5+ billion consumers are shaping shopping trends. You can see a real-time holiday dashboard, powered by Tableau so you can interact with the data yourself on the Salesforce Holiday Insights page. Episode 299 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Tuesday November 29th, 2022. http://jasonandscot.com Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Co-Founder of ChannelAdvisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing. Transcript Jason: [0:23] Welcome to the Jason and Scot show this is episode 299 being recorded on Tuesday November 29th 2022 the day after Cyber Monday I'm your host Jason retailgeek Goldberg and as usual I'm here with your co-host Scot Wingo. Scot: [0:41] Hey Jason and welcome back Jason and Scot show listeners Jason it wouldn't be a delicious turkey five if we didn't have our regular holiday guests robbed our van Rob is the vice president and general manager I think it's total maybe longer than yours a retail at Salesforce let's see those two forces that's like eight words so you need to get to work this is Rob's fourth appearance on the Jason Scott show he was here for episode 1 10 to 40 9282 and back for number four here and episode 299 Rob welcome back. Rob: [1:15] Gentlemen it is such a pleasure to join you today I can't wait to talk about cyber week. Jason: [1:21] It wouldn't be a several week if we weren't talking to you Rob and as a I feel like a special bonus for me two of the three people on this podcast have received a 10 out of 10 rating from room Raider. Rob: [1:33] Hmm who Could That Be Well I know you did it because you have a sweet pillow that shows it off. Jason: [1:39] And I think I feel like you got up before me. Rob: [1:42] I think so you know I gotta tell a really funny story quickly if I can I was doing early on in the pandemic a webinar I think it was probably with. Business Insider and they brought like a staging expert online and I thought I had the best background I had like a. Something like my wife got me for my 40th birthday long time ago by the way I like 1910 or 1920 National Cash Register in the background I felt all good about that and she totally. Blew up my room and thankfully she did cuz I turned out on top with a 10/10. [2:18] I know I probably shouldn't have given that away but I felt pretty cool about it. Scot: [2:21] Jason had a team of 10 people at publicist set his up so don't don't don't listen to him. Rob: [2:26] Either and he probably gets like product placement dollars as well as a influencer for all the cool things he has in the. Scot: [2:33] And they came in from France. Jason: [2:34] And side note on that the jury is out on whether giant marketing holding companies can actually help your sales but they can for sure help you win Awards. Rob: [2:43] Congratulations. Scot: [2:46] Well Rob weird. Rob: [2:47] Scot the trifecta anyways we digress. Scot: [2:49] Well yes some of us I guess my day job I'm like I don't know not really working on my room. Rob: [2:55] Actually you are about to say you're actually working or aren't ya. Scot: [2:59] Well yeah the so in case even though this is your fourth time around let's there's definitely we always pick up millions of new listeners so let's if you could recap the data that you guys have at Salesforce where it comes from and then you know we're recording this the day after Cyber Monday you've got some hot delicious fresh data will jump in after you kind of give the high-level overview in case people aren't aware. Rob: [3:25] I can't wait I'm loving it we've been swimming through this data for a better part of the we can't wait to share it with your crowd your audience yeah so by way of introduction again Rob Garf here. With Salesforce I came to Salesforce by way of the demandware acquisition which is about. Six years ago I spent five years prior at demandware on the GM for retail what that means is I oversee our product. And solution strategy along with our industry insights team and that's what gives me the great pleasure of talking cyber week and actually providing insights and intelligence for our customers all year long and the way we do that is all the data that flows through the platform we bubble that up we obviously strip out all pii data. And in its aggregate form billions of billions Shoppers it gives us an amazing read and pulse on the industry and we publish at throughout cyber week on our shopping insights HQ it's an interactive dashboard, built on Tableau and it really allows our customers the broader industry to understand what's going on in digital and be able to Benchmark themselves. Scot: [4:32] Frequent thanks for that summary so let's start with the kind of the elephant in the room I get this question and Jason does a lot as well you know I'm a CNBC junkie and all they talk about is inflation and recession so so anything kind of in the macroeconomics showing up in the data that you've seen. Rob: [4:51] Yeah absolutely and I think it's important to understand this holiday while the global numbers look really promising much of that if not all of that growth was concentrated. In the u.s. there's a bunch of headwinds happening for various reasons across Europe and UK along with Australian and Zealand but the US consumer who was really happy this. Cyber week and we'll talk about the data but yeah in terms of inflation are shopping index which the shopping insights ahq is built off of, has been showing an average selling price increase for the last seven quarters and that's been pretty steady and so, that's definitely played a key role in this holiday season in that much if not all of the growth that we're seeing, is driven by increased pricing not necessarily people buying more, product and I think that's a really important distinction now what I will say and I'm happy to say this in the first time we're seeing a leveling off of that inflation globally over cyber week it was only I say only a three percent increase which is promising as we're looking forward to the new year. Scot: [6:02] Yeah I think it's Cressida at least the macroeconomic around 10% so so 3 is 3 is a pretty good. Rob: [6:09] Yeah exactly it's promising. Scot: [6:12] And then that ASP increase is, does that account for mix shift so like you know if people buy more luxury goods than our and then another segment goes value could that factor into that ASP or you normalize for that in some way. Rob: [6:27] We normalize for that because to your point obviously average order value for luxury versus value segments are going to be different but we really normalize that look at it across the board, and so it's taking into account of the various factors based on segments. Jason: [6:44] Yeah and as the resident Debbie Downer it's. We always want to have simple sound bites to describe this weekend like all of these Trends to me are super complicated because you just highlighted the, conflicting Trend that like we have inflation goods are costing more / we're probably going to talk about discounting later to help Goose holiday sales which of course brings prices down and when people are nervous about the economy they shift to more needs which have higher inflation than the wants and it seems when you really dive into it it's really complicated kind of inflation seems different on online versus offline and category by category. Rob: [7:25] Yeah it is complex you're right there's not a single kind of soundbite answer although if we stay on long enough I'm sure I'll come up with one or two. But you know you're right in terms of the discount right so if I dive into that for a sec Jason to put a little color around it we saw for the week in the US there was a 30%. Average discount rate globally it was twenty-seven percent and we can talk about how that looks your rear and how it looked, compared to 2019 but even with those large discounts and by the way those are large discounts compared to any normal day. During the year we're looking at 15 16 percent discount rate so it's you know in the double of what we typically see, the reality is the reality is people are still paying more for a particular product than they were two years ago so people are feeling really good obviously that average is 30 in the us but we all saw over the last couple days, 40% 50% even yesterday 60% in the massive amount of emails that I got trying to push and really. Incentivize people to actually click the buy button so my point here though is even with these high discount rates people are still spending more for a particular product than they did a couple of years ago. Jason: [8:42] Yeah I like to say 40% off is the new 30% off for this holiday. Rob: [8:48] Yeah I mean my father was in retail growing up so we would get discounts at the various apparel and Footwear companies he worked for and he always would joke that my mother would save us so much money we're going to go broke. Jason: [8:58] I love that we might come back to this counting but I do want to zoom out for just a second. Traditionally Black Friday is the official heart start of the holiday shopping season here in the u.s. is that even true anymore. Rob: [9:15] Well certainly retailers don't want that to be true they want it obviously to be pulled earlier and earlier in the season and that's another story line that we've seen here you know we actually saw a little bit. Of holiday happen over the summer don't forget and I know you two wouldn't of Amazon Prime day or the first Amazon Prime day and for those retailers not named, Amazon we saw a 21% year over year increase looking at the second week of July compared to the second week of July two thousand twenty one so there was a little bit, very little pull forward and then of course people getting retailers Brad's wanted to take advantage of the halo effect of the second. [9:56] Prime day that happened in October and once again we saw a little bit of a bump interestingly enough some of the larger retailers front ended that with Weekend sales and that pulled a lot of growth during that time you know the weekend before Prime day in October, but the reality Jason after a couple years of spreading out of that demand earlier earlier for various reasons which we can talk about, there was so much of a concentration that happened, over cyber week meaning and based on our data the pulling forward of the couple of percentage points to earlier, in November really we're taking back, this year and were put back in cyber week and it all came down to discounts it all came down to Consumers being really patient. Not seeing what they liked in terms of the lackluster deals and waiting for. Cyber week which really contributed some very positive growth particularly in the US. Jason: [10:57] Yeah it's super interesting because as you pointed out Amazon added a second sale day which I think they technically don't call Prime day right is like Prime Early Access today. Rob: [11:05] Right right right get behind the Velvet Rope and be able to get some early deals. Jason: [11:09] Exactly and Walmart Target and others all counter programmed against that with big sales but it cut it kind of feels like all that got defeated by the fact that consumers are well aware that the discounts are going to be deep this year and it almost seems like they may have decided to wait for deeper discounts. Rob: [11:29] Yeah yeah we call this and I've said it before on the show but I gotta do it right it's an annual tradition, discount chicken right the idea that retailers go into the holiday season with a really well thought out. Plan for the promotional calendar and by the first weekend they typically rip it up and call inaudible. And really try to chase the deals and you know that's what happened this year contrary or in contrast to last year if you remember I know you do gentlemen. Because you track this closer than anyone you know their inventory inventory scarcity issues there was high demand so retailers didn't feel compelled to Discount they didn't we saw the lowest discount rates. In recent history last year and so retailers thought that the consumer was reprogrammed reconditioned and they would buy earlier the problem was, the Retailer's didn't come to the table with the biggest discounts again discount chicken the consumers are going to wait it out and wait for that. [12:29] Best deal and finally the retailers came to the table during cyber week and the consumers answered, in kind you know again last year was probably the first year that retailers won the game of discount chicken this year consumers you know, fought with their leverage and wait and they ended up winning and got some really good deals again 30 percent discount rate in the US over the course of. Thanksgiving it really peaked at Black Friday with 31 percent in the US so they really finally came to the table. Scot: [13:04] Wow, you know we were reading all about last year all those cargo ships were sending off the coast of Long Beach where it is and then you know I've heard a lot of retailers in their commentary talk about being overstocked, do you think do you think that played a role in these big discounts is just retailers or just kind of we got a really clear the shelves out kind of thing. Rob: [13:27] Absolutely absolutely both in the store and in warehouse space they got spooked a little bit right in terms of, them waiting it out didn't quite work and so the Retailer's really had to step up Scott to your point they don't want to go into the new year with too much inventory they really needed a free up both inventory and cash now of course they did that. At the feet of margin right because you see I don't care how great your margin is alright some probably are that great particularly in the luxury segment but 50 60 70 percent discount or you know I saw some it was 50% oh and by the way we'll give you an extra ten percent just to make it sound like they weren't really giving away everything but the reality is. Really margin took a hit because of the deeper discounts that retailers just had to do and to your point they have to free up both the inventory the Shelf space and the cash. Jason: [14:26] Yeah I think even Makin where's I've had a number of clients come to me and say hey we've got too much inventory but even worse it's the wrong inventory that like a lot of that stuff that we ordered for mid-year all the Home Improvement and outdoor furniture stuff that they were trying to get four last year is all in stock now and so what even further incentive fising retailers to discount. Rob: [14:52] Yeah yeah and I give credit to some of the big box players who took a hit over the summer recognizing they tear Point Jason had the wrong inventory and they did something about it they tried to clear it out earlier they were public about it and they took a hit but I think they're going to come back strong you know it's interesting I was a, analysts back in the day and one of our Focus was on supply chain and Mr research was known for supply chain got acquired by Gartner for their supply chain and industries practice, and you know always tracked the gentleman how Lee who came up with the bullwhip effect the idea that, you know any shock in the supply chain will just have this ripple effect that could last, quite some time I got it conceptually heard some examples of it but we've been living that over the last couple of years you know going from inventory scarcity buyers getting really excited thinking of the demand would really. [15:47] Keep steady and then when finally dear points got it came through the port of LA got through the domestic supply chain it was the wrong product or enough people had bought, you know a new monitor or TV or a desk or some cool background to get you know 10 out of 10 on rumerator and the demand wasn't there anymore so you're right I mean some of the things, in terms of replenishable products sure they have a long shelf life they have a long turn but some don't they have an expiration date and retailers are struggling with that and certainly, coming back around it is driving the discount strategy it's not over either will continue to see probably not the same heightened levels but now that we have an extended holiday season because, of create a fulfillment options will see some more discounts it's not the end of it. Scot: [16:34] Yeah that that's a good segue into kind of talking about the shape of the holiday so last year sounds like you saw the data we started a bit earlier and maybe maybe we kind of ended around after the turkey five or kind of came off a cliff there seems like this year consumers waited they won discount chicken and then we've had a robust turkey five maybe walk us through the days we've talked a little bit about Black Friday Cyber Monday anything else you want to hit there and then what do you think happens kind of post. Rob: [17:07] Yeah absolutely to round it out actually and just give that perspective for the entire shape as you talked about the anatomy of the Season as a bunch of my customers talk about. Um there are some kind of pretty nervous people in the industry coming out of the first two weeks of November the last two weeks of October and the first two weeks, of November you know sales kind of words Riri we saw a negative seven percent during that time again little bit of a spike the first. Week in October because of prime day and then it really leveled off quite dramatically 27 percent decline, globally and so we're really worried is this a trend is this going to continue in really what it told us is, that cyber week becomes back into Focus again people were willing to wait people are willing to be patient waiting for those deals you know what we saw for cyber week with again a higher concentration probably around 25 percent of all, digital sales will be when it's all said and done over the course of cyber week in the way we look at it sales force is, the Tuesday before American Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday so we put another two days and it just to make it a full week but we can slice and dice it anyway, you want especially on the dashboard via Tableau on our shopping insights. [18:30] HQ but for the overall cyber week for us we saw nine percent growth. [18:38] And for Global we saw two percent growth. That again as you can tell because of the global number largely buoyed By Us sales Black Friday really strong us we saw. 12% in the US and we saw. [18:57] 3.5 percent growth globally that's Black Friday Cyber Monday we saw eight percent growth in us and we saw four percent growth, globally so very strong what we also saw by the way is healthy traffic we even saw healthy traffic. Earlier in the season so what that told us is people were interested they showed intent to buy but they weren't given the right incentive to actually purchase so you know there's a demand there's. Need there's a want earlier in the season because of the traffic we saw that traffic stayed pretty steady both us and globally, throughout the week as well and obviously that turned into higher conversion rate because people are actually now buying. Scot: [19:47] Cool and then from your day to do you think Cyber Monday was the biggest day we've ever had is do you guys pontificate on them. Rob: [19:54] Yeah we do we do we actually saw a turn of the corner about 3 or 4 years ago where Black Friday. Digitally became the largest day and really what that was, primarily driven by many retailers were actually shuttering their doors both on Thanksgiving either part of or all of Black Friday and they were encouraging people to shop online that was a great altruistic message from a brand perspective but it was also great you know to actually give their Workforce some time off, as well and so n obviously Drive traffic towards digital while providing great deals, online the other piece to it that really helped drive that change was mobile. Really the huge increase in Mobile we saw a mobile traffic this year through the course of cyber week account for about seventy nine percent. [20:52] All traffic and so people were on the go it was more accessible. And they either did more of their shopping during Black Friday or actually what we started to see and it really came into Focus this year buying on the couch in the later days after Thanksgiving meal. In the u.s.a. people got sick of their family needed to digest a little watch football and they took out their phone you know they either got distracted or I don't know if you're a marketer inspired by something they saw on their phone and they started shopping so that's my long way saying we actually see Black Friday of a higher concentration a bigger, overall sales volume for online then Cyber Monday. Scot: [21:38] Interesting okay and then there used to be this big disparity between mobile traffic and sales so used to be if you had 80% traffic you could knock that in more than half or is that number closed into you guys track that. Rob: [21:50] We do we do yeah it hovers around 60% of orders and that has progressively gone up up until about. How long have we been, going through this pandemic up until a pandemic because what happened is people are actually at home they weren't visiting their friends and family they weren't as much on the go so they actually went to their computer during Thanksgiving you know for me I spent the last couple years out by my fire pit and, you know came in from the cold and went to my computer instead of my phone to check out the latest deals on Thanksgiving or. The day after two Black Friday so we did see a dip. Last couple years in Mobile because people were at home but it spiked back up this year both traffic and orders and I give you know retailers credit because, and I know Jason you spent a lot of time with your customers thinking about customer experience and design and really breaking down that friction between inspiration and purchase, you know retailers are getting much better at making it easier to actually not only find the product they want on their phone but make that purchase. Scot: [22:58] Okay so that brings us up to Cyber Monday and then you kind of hinted that you think they'll be some more discounting seems like if consumers One retail chicken you can't you can't kind of go off of it right so if you've got this inventory left you're going to have to either discount further at least keep the discounts on is that what you think is going to happen. Rob: [23:17] Yeah exactly I mean we typically see a little bit of a dip coming off of cyber week to just. Retailers take a breath analyze what they have what they did how their margin looks and then get back at it a little bit but we we are going to see perhaps not higher rates, because retailers I'm sorry consumers are getting really, crafty around price adjustments so it's not only dipping further into their margin but it's creating more operational expenses and headaches as well for the retailer and so I don't necessarily anticipate, higher discount rates but a steady drumbeat of discounts particularly those retailers that have physical stores and can extend the shipping cut off window by offering, store fulfillment options so you'll see you know a real leaning into discounts promotion. Overall just attracting people hey you haven't missed the window yet you can get that last gift for your cousin or uncle or family member and oh by the way you don't have to pay for it and you're more guaranteed to get it because you can pick it up in an around the store or will get it. To you through some sort of last mile delivery that is shipped from the store. Scot: [24:35] I think one takeaway is you know so Jason's hearing there's some concerns about revenue and stuff and then you know I'm hearing discounting could be a rough earning season as we kind of come out of the holiday if all this discounting is go on but at least I guess they'll start the year kind of having flushed out all this massive inventory. Rob: [24:54] Yeah yeah you know coming into this year we do our predictions all the way back in June and we kind of look at the data what we've seen what the storylines are and. Start craft the narrative we were big Partners in that a couple of years ago where you coin ship a get in and you know we were both early on seeing man there's some issues with this surge going on in the capacity issues with. The carriers but you know one of those storylines or the main storyline just last June was. And here's comes your soundbite so get ready are you ready to rumble. I just set way too high expectations sorry about that but you know we're really concerned that margin will be the Grinch That's deals, Christmas and to your point we don't see that until the February timeframe after the Retailer's close out their fiscal year and start reporting again some retailers got ahead of it and caution what this is going to look like but I'm. Anticipating that will be a key storyline come February Scott. Scot: [25:57] All the who's in Whoville loved prophets a lot but. Rob: [26:00] Oh nice I like it I like it and we haven't even talked about returns yet right because that's I know that's one of Jason's favorite topping that's going to certainly come into play as well as we talk about margin. Jason: [26:12] You guys are bringing me down and actually I'm afraid I might want to bring us down even more because, I would say like I came into this holiday season thinking hey top binds going to be okay because of inflation because of you know pent-up demand a variety of things but that you know the story was going to be about profits as you guys just perfectly laid out um and then you know the Cyber weekend happen and Rob's been on every news program I've watched for the for the last 12 hours and you know they're also citing these like Salesforce vanity stats right that like oh my gosh e-commerce was higher than it's ever been before which is not shocking right like. And then the internet came out with a study today more people went shopping this weekend than ever before which again. There are more people in the United States than ever before so that's not that's not shocking I have in talking with retailers, they're more guarded like they all did scenario planning for like sort of good good weekends and bad weekends and they're all like talking about being on the low end of those, scenario plantings I know you have great data for the online portion of spending but you know 74 ish percent of all this spending is in stores I know you have some signals for the in-store sales but do you. [27:38] Like are you confident that this was a really strong turkey 5 I'm I'm not clear if it was or wasn't. Rob: [27:46] Yeah I think it remains to be seen if we're defining it as Jason we should be. Retail in totality and the fact that a vast majority of sales still happen in the physical store right and we're seeing that traffic. Is up but oh by the way it was Don the last couple years so what's that comparison set right is it actually up from 2018 or 2019 I'm not, convinced it necessarily, is and so we don't track that but we look at smart people like you Jason and Scott and some other friends in the industry and the word on literally the street or the mall or whatever strip center anyways I digress, is that it was the physical traffic a bit lighter and so we can say that. [28:37] Also online sales were strong but I also to your point want to temper that by if somebody or a retailer was reading this in almost any country in Europe. They probably wouldn't believe that headline right because it just you know they've been visiting head wins, not only during cyber week for the better part of this year and so most categories saw a negative growth, throughout Europe and you can see the data specifically by each country, on our dashboard and so it to your point earlier Jason it's not a sound bite that we'll be able to tell you the entire story right and so it was positive I'm feeling pretty good about the sales and you know the retailers I'm talking to who are forecasting closer to Fat flat not fat flat, growth were pretty happy but I think it still remains to be seen in terms of stores what that looks like margin what that's going to look like and if you're a global brand how does it look in totality. Jason: [29:44] Yeah for sure, decided I'm going to make a prediction most of the good store traffic data is about three days leg so we don't have it yet but I think what I think you called it exactly right I think store traffic is going to be up from last year but still below, 2019 levels and what's confusing it is there's a few Pockets there's a few a malls that did really well this weekend as they always do and so I think journalists went to these a malls and saw a bunch of people and they you know they're talking about how it was a robust in-store holiday but I I am going to be eager to see that that store data which brings me to my next question a lot of people use your tool set for Boba so I'm imagining that you got to see. Some of the trends in both us and like did that reveal anything in terms of people that might be going to store to pick up orders. Rob: [30:37] Yeah I think that's interesting and it also talks about Jason like what are the new metrics given this new world like do. Bo piss or curbside orders count as traffic I don't know you know the consumers come in close. To the store or they're going to the pickup area within the store in many cases they buy more product so I think again if. [31:00] Weaving in those stats it helps definitely the online traffic I don't think by the way many retailers are looking at it that way just yet and I think it's an important factor to consider. But he has your question yeah I mean I think. [31:16] Bo pasts and create a fulfillment options from the store are helping Elevate traffic and driving people to brick-and-mortar based on our data what we saw is botes usage. Overthrew we'll call it cyber weekend we saw close to 10% growth compared to earlier, in the holiday season what super interesting what we typically see is the lead up to a big holiday like for instance we looked at Halloween for the two days leading up to Halloween we actually saw. Double the amount of, Opus orders because people realize they didn't get the costume or the candy or whatever other ornaments that they needed and they knew it wouldn't get shipped in time they also want to make sure it would be available if they actually purchased it. And they did both this the other really interesting thing is throughout cyber week and again we look at that for the full seven days but even no matter how we slice it it's high what we saw is and this is u.s. specifically by the way, retailers that had bo piss they offered it grew online Revenue by 38% more. [32:33] Then those without this creative fulfillment option and so it does speak to. How important the store is to your digital business right so you know another stat. [32:47] Why not I'm on a roll that I'll say is. Our research shows that 60% of digital orders are influenced by the physical store whether that's where demand is being generated or demand, is being fulfilled in this case it's being fulfilled because somebody's buying it from the comfort of their own home and it's convenient and they're able to pick it up with the confidence that the product would actually, be there so again the new rules of you know both how do you provide the incentives to the store associate how their role is changing and how you measure, Effectiveness because of such the interplay between digital and physical is super interesting to be a part of. Jason: [33:29] Yeah that to me I saw that stat about the bow purpose retards that offering boat best outperforming returns that don't and, that was super interesting and kind of tragic Rob because I don't know if you've noticed this but so both this isn't universally offered by all retailers more retailers were offering both pissed last year than this year like everybody scrambled in the pandemic to come up with some version of bow pose and a number of them turned it off either because they didn't have a robust implementation or they couldn't hire enough labor this year to support. Rob: [34:05] Yeah yeah it's less about a technology. [34:09] Project or initiative and it is to your point it's about operations and you know part of the reason people turned it off you mentioned some of them is. They couldn't get down the operational efficiency we're seeing more retailers lean into Automation and, more productivity to really refine their fulfillment operations and it's not easy it's not just about having. The right amount of labor but it's having them focused on the right tasks based on the time of day and what. The priorities are and that's not easy to do at all especially you know when consumers are standing right in front of the associate and the associate is you know tasked with having to make a call do they. Fulfill this. Bullpen disorder because they have to within 15 minutes or do they serve the consumer who explicitly came in the store because they wanted to be in a physical space and talk to a human. And get some knowledgeable service so it's my long way saying it's not easy those retailers that have been able to move from Scrappy which many did to scale really thinking about how to automate some of the processes, how to really focus on efficiency and productivity will be winners because they're not only helping with loyalty serving the consumers who want to shop that way but also thinking about the margin pressures they're feeling otherwise. Jason: [35:35] Yeah that totally agree and I can definitively answer one thing I rarely I'm almost always guessing but in terms of whether both is counts a store traffic or not I have no idea whether it should count or not or whether returns would like it to counter not but I can tell you when it does and doesn't count most retailers in America have a device on their front door that counts how many people walk in the store and it excludes employees and so two companies sell those devices sensor Matic and Retail next and they both publish Anonymous store traffic data so if you see data from either of those companies it did not include dopest but Place Rai is the third company that provides that data and they use the GPS in the consumers phone which does Campo. Rob: [36:23] Yes. Jason: [36:24] So in three days you're going to see data from all three of those companies and it's not going to agree and that is why. Rob: [36:31] That's super rich I've been that right there that is the best nugget of the last however long we've been talking that's. Jason: [36:37] Six hours. Rob: [36:38] It feels like it I could talk another six though that's the fun part but that's Jason that's super interesting and that's the type. Data you know it typically use whichever one helps tell the story you want but understanding the differences like you just dissected is so important. Scot: [36:54] Cool let's we're getting towards the end so we know you had a long day but one of my favorite things about your data is you can peel the onion on categories I have a sixteen-year-old daughter and I can vouch for the Beauty and athleisure categories but did you see those kind of pop in any other categories up or down that you want to talk about. Rob: [37:15] Yeah absolutely well again there is a correlation between performance and discounts at least from a top-line perspective and so yeah we saw some strong performance in health and beauty for sure. We also saw in consumer electronics. And we also saw it in actually General apparel and Footwear as well believe it or not particularly on the Footwear side we saw it because people are actually putting on shoes and sneakers again and getting out the. You know world again whereas I guess I can't live in my slippers or flip-flops anymore actually when we looked at the data by actual product, we saw flip-flops actually had some of the largest decline that we saw your every year because again people are getting out in the world again. The good news is two by the way again to plug the shopping insights HQ you can slice and dice by I think it's at least nine if not about 12. Categories and see what it looks like for orders and sales and the like along with traffic as well. Jason: [38:27] I did. Notice so I've been playing with the dashboard a lot and side note as you know my pandemic hobby as I learned to have well so it's super exciting for me that you you are publishing the data and Tabla, it does seem like some categories popped that like. Had been underperforming for most of the pandemic so like you know Electronics had not been a very bright spot but it does seem like they they had a pretty decent weekend like do you have a, am I seeing that data right and do you think like that that might mean they've turned the corner or do you think that that could be a holiday anomaly. Rob: [39:07] It's hard to say because again discounts drove so much of the buying there was such a correlation between discounts and sales and so it's a little hard to say and it's really interesting to understand to like some of that. Binge shopping that we all did over the pandemic and it subsided perhaps over the last 6 to 12 months, and then in gift-buying times you're seeing a pop again so I wouldn't necessarily stake the claim on this is now what's going to happen for the next 12 months in terms of demand for these categories, because a lot of it again is correlated to Discount a lot of it is correlated to what people have pot over the purchased excuse me over the last couple of years. Jason: [39:51] That's totally fair so let's pivot to how they paid for it you alluded earlier to buy now pay later traction like can you share what you saw in the data and where there any other interesting Trends in terms of payment methods. Rob: [40:06] Yeah totally this was kind of fun because we put it in there as we did each of the mornings early early early particularly those that are on the west coast thank you to the team by the way I should have done this at the beginning but it's not just me I have the fun part to have this conversation with you and speak to so many people about this including a lot of retailers not just today but we have through the rest of the holiday season we have a way to go. But it's make possible through the team that brings these data and insights to life and, the reason I say that is we are trauma through the data one morning and we got the normal like what the sales look like what does traffic look like what are the hot categories biggest discounts, and then Kayla Schwartz on my team who really is the master behind the shopping index was that. This is super interesting around buy now pay later because of the Divergence between orders. [41:04] For buy now pay later and at the average order value and what I mean by that is specifically we saw. A five percent this is throughout the course of cyber week. In the u.s. in particular where we saw in the increase of 5% year-over-year, of orders with buy now pay later and by the way this is after, a couple of years of really nice growth so five percent based on the bass is really we consider noticeable however on the other side we saw. [41:37] Average order value for the same transactions decrease by five percent so it's indicating to us. [41:46] Again you know this better than anyone buy now pay later really was hatched as a finance option for. Bigger ticket items home appliances television couches and other Home Furniture but what we're seeing is a turning of the corner. Because of the ubiquity and he is and also I think the desire to finance and spread payments over the course of a given time period rather just at once for lower price for less expensive goods and gifts, compared to 2021. Jason: [42:21] Yeah I will say you know a lot of the retailers that are like looking at the economic snapshot for next year and I really concerned about. The consumers discretionary dollar they're they're kind of concerned about this you know. Acceleration of buy now pay later and other credit means as kind of a an early indicator that the consumer might be overextending themselves. Rob: [42:47] Yeah I mean we don't look at that very closely but it is fairly intuitive to see it that way that people are leaning on. Newer creative finance options over the holiday and what does that mean for the subsequent quarters will be keeping an eye on that really closely for sure. Jason: [43:05] Yeah so we are coming up on time Rob there's one other topic I just wanted to touch on with you you know you you alluded to capacity concerns in pass holidays and of course you know we've talked a lot on the show about ship again um I'm kind of worried about a new thing this year. With the moat with this really prevalent version of discount chicken if a bunch of consumers are thinking they're going to wait till the very last minute. To get the best discount we have all the usual things in place we have like a fragile inventory that might start running out. But we also this year have lower labor levels like stores tried to hire less people and they weren't able to hire all the people they tried to hire UPS and FedEx didn't get all the people they want so I'm a little worried if consumers way too long that we you know might have another ship again in situation on our hands where there just isn't enough labor capacity to get all these orders out the last week of the year. Rob: [44:04] Yeah that's a super interesting point one that I haven't dove into very deep but I'm with you Jason that's going. Potentially be an issue I mean I'm a sample size of one but I see it any time I shop or any restaurant I go in there not taking reservations or they're not limiting reservations based on tables there. You know basically limiting it because of waitstaff and so, that's true too in the physical store when the associate is being asked to do so many things now right it's not just about scanning and bagging at the cash wrap, it's you know they're becoming social media managers that are fulfillment experts there live streamers so you're stretching them thin. Capacity gets issue by the way the other interesting thing that we didn't touch upon was returns we saw such an increase of returns heading into cyber week than we ever have in our thesis is that. People who bought product earlier in the season. Star the better discounts and we're doing price adjustments in way of returning a product and then buying it back, at the cheaper price so there may be earlier returns that are playing and usually that's not, a storyline that we talked about until you know January at NRF right but now it's actually happening more so add that to your Litany of things that will create capacity issues. Jason: [45:30] Oh my gosh know for sure and you know it's already a distant memory but with all those early sales that people tried to do one of the things that may have gone unnoticed is a lot of retailers also extended the return window because the fear was will never get people the holiday shop early if they don't think that gift recipients will be allowed to return the gifts so a bunch of these sales are on more liberal return policies, then ever before and again you know the economist are like come January we could be in stagflation and you know we don't know what returns might even look like in that kind of economic environment so it's, it's a concern for sure and that on that happy note Rob we've used up our allotted time. Because on top of everything else during this show I received about 1,000 emails from the Salesforce marketing cloud with even better deals than Cyber Monday so I'm gonna, after to go a little early so that I can get some more shopping. Rob: [46:28] Go for it please do shop on of course Salesforce Commerce Cloud websites if you may. Jason: [46:33] I didn't know there were other kinds. But in all seriousness Rob it's always a pleasure to talk to you about anything and for sure to talk about the the holiday sales loyal listeners will know the number one piece of feedback we get is they like to hear more from Kayla and from Michelle and I have to keep telling him that you always insist on coming. Rob: [46:54] Hey that will happen they are amazing I gotta say though before we go Jason Scott first of all as I mentioned before I love doing this like seriously this is. Highlight it's our Super Bowl or dare I stake a World Cup given where we are right now go us but you know. More than anything I just really appreciate your friendship it's so amazing to have friends like you and the retail industry and the amazing Community we have and I also love how humble you are in terms of you asking me these questions but the reality is you're so on top of what's Happening Now and in the future and I really value that so A big thank you all around. Scot: [47:34] Boom and you just secured yourself a fifth spot there you go Rob thanks for joining us on Twitter you are retail Rob Garf you're very active on LinkedIn I've noticed we will put a link to the hub of activity in the show notes thanks for joining us. Jason: [47:54] And until next time happy Commercing.

The Property Podcast
ASK361: What to do with inherited property? PLUS: How do I buy as a foreign national?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 6:55


Another Tuesday, another set of listener questions for Rob & Rob to give their expert answer to! First up this week, we've got Adam. He's recently inherited a property in North London worth more than £600,000 and with no mortgage to pay off. Naturally he's overwhelmed with options for what to do with this property. Should he sell? Get equity from it? Split it into different rooms to make a HMO? The Robs share their thoughts. The next question is one we've seen crop up a few times. Our caller is a non-British citizen who's in a position to build a Buy-To-Let portfolio. But he wants Rob & Rob to explain the obstacles which can (and do) arise in for foreign nationals who want to invest. Press play to hear Rob & Rob's advice. Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply). Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead. The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours. Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Weird AF News
Floridaman robs Walmart but claims he owns Walmart. Grocery store allows boozing while shopping.

Weird AF News

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 28:02


FLORIDA FRIDAY - Florida grocery store Publix will allow shoppers to booze. Florida teacher fired for filming OnlyFans porn in classroom. Floridaman drank bleach after court sentencing. Floridaman arrested for shoplifting at Walmart claims he owns Walmart. Florida couple breaks world speed eating records together. // Weird AF News is the only daily weird news podcast hosted by a comedian and recorded in a closet. Show your SUPPORT by joining the Weird AF News Patreon where you'll get bonus episodes and other weird af news stuff http://patreon.com/weirdafnews  - WATCH Weird AF News on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/weirdafnews - check out the official website https://WeirdAFnews.com and FOLLOW host Jonesy at http://instagram.com/funnyjones or http://twitter.com/funnyjones or http://facebook.com/comedianjonesy or http://Jonesy.com

The Property Podcast
ASK360: Sunday Times Special!

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 7:43


Did you see The Robs' debut column in The Sunday Times last weekend? There's now another way to get Rob & Rob to answer your questions – in a weekly national newspaper! To celebrate, Rob & Rob are looking at the questions they answered in the column in this week's episode. Increasing rents, waiting for the recession, fixed buy-to-let mortgages and EPC ratings – they're all covered in this episode. If you'd like to see your question answered in The Sunday Times, get in touch at hello@propertyhub.net. Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply). Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead. The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours. Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Root of Power - Stress Less, Banish Anxiety & Live Happy, Intuitively and Confident
The Courage To Decide & How Fear Robs You Of Options with Coach Philippa Robinson

The Root of Power - Stress Less, Banish Anxiety & Live Happy, Intuitively and Confident

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 45:52


Free Stuff: https://livemyhappyhealth.com/free https://livemyhappyhealth.com/coachingwaitlist Find yourself always running? Perhaps the thing you're running from is your fear. When you let fear drive you end up running for your whole life, but you can never run far enough to leave your fears behind. Once you learn to face the things you're afraid of and making intentional decisions to face your fears and prioritize your happiness, you learn that you never need to run again. We discuss the consequences of people pleasing, how fear builds a prison and how the courage to explore your options opens you up to the life youve always wanted but were afraid to chase. She and I discuss taking full responsibility for your own happiness and meeting your own needs. If you want to be coached on how to become brave, make yourself happy and build an intentional life, put yourself on my waitlist for coaching. Website: Www.safeandsupported.co.uk IG: @safeandsupportedcoaching

The Property Podcast
TPP505: We assess a real-life deal – is it a yes or no in this market?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 33:58


Rob talks us through a real investment There's been more than 500 episodes of Rob & Rob sharing their advice and theories on property investment with listeners.  But they've never had the chance to apply it directly with someone who's actively investing. Until now.  Our producer Dan is an experienced investor, and he was looking at a new opportunity to expand his portfolio in Nottingham.  So he brought the deal to Rob D, who chatted through every aspect of the deal with him to see if it was worth pursuing.  Stay tuned until the end of the episode when Dan lets Rob B know if he followed through with the deal – and whether he regrets that decision or not…  Do you work in FinTech? You're never too good to learn from others – that's why Rob & Rob want to build their network by talking to listeners who work in and around startups in general, and FinTech in particular.  If you work in the sector as an employee, founder, advisor, investor or anything else, we'd love to hear from you.  Just drop an email to hello@portfolio.co.uk and one of the Robs will reply!  Hub Extra If, like Dan, you're thinking of investing far from your home – you'll no doubt be on more trains than you can count.  That's why Rob is recommending the Trainline app this week.  Not only can you buy tickets in-app, but it also allows you to search for split-fares, meaning you'll be able to save yourself money if there are any non-direct journeys you can take to your destination.  In the news Asking prices drop, as ‘less frantic' property market emerges  Let's get social We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do. Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week! If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Howie Carr Radio Network
What Kind of Idiot Robs a Bank on an Island? & Ryan Girdusky of the 1776 Project on Midterm Losses - 11.17.22 - Howie Carr Show Hour 2

The Howie Carr Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 39:42


Howie is joined by 1776 Project Founder Ryan Girdusky to discuss what really went wrong in the elections this year--and it might not be what you think! Then Howie talks the robbery on Martha's Vineyard, where the suspects are still roaming around. Are they fishermen? Leftover illegal immigrants? Fools who didn't know they'd be surrounded by water? Tune in for on-the-ground reporting with Tim Dunn!

The Property Podcast
ASK359: Should I expand my portfolio? PLUS: Is this the peak?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 7:03


Rob & Rob are back to answer more of your questions in Ask Rob & Rob!  Our first question comes to us via Josh from Greater Manchester.   He's currently got a portfolio of 3 properties (which he's created over the last two years), and he's looking at re-mortgaging and releasing some equity.  Does it make sense to take on more debt to maintain the cash flow that he's already got? Rob B's answer is a surprising one!  Next up is Lee, who's looking to invest in his first buy-to-let very soon!  But before he does, he wants to know what Rob & Rob think is in store over the next few years.  Understandably he doesn't want to buy when prices are at their peak, so he wants to get a steer from Rob & Rob for some guidance on how he should navigate this plan.  Tune in to find out what The Robs think.  Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply).   Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead.  The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours.   Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Property Podcast
ASK358: Can I buy properties without viewing them? PLUS: You've put me off selling my London home!

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 7:53


It's Tuesday so Rob & Rob are back answering more of your questions.  First up we have a question from Steve, and he wants to know if Rob & Rob have experience investing without viewing a property.  To get the best deals, sometimes it's important to look outside of locations you're familiar with and look a bit further afield. But is there an easier way to do it than travelling all over the country?  The second question is from Diana in Kent. She wants to know whether she should sell her London 2-bed flat as it's not performing well enough for her rent-wise. But after listening to Rob & Rob's recent investment cities video, she says they've put her off selling it! Tune in to find out what The Robs have to say. Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply). Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead. The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours. Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Herd Quitter Podcast
92: Rob Pierce - Part 2 Heat Tolerant Cattle

Herd Quitter Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 36:59


In this weeks episode we follow up on our conversation last week with Rob Pierce and discuss in more detail his heat tolerant cattle breeding program. If you haven't already, listen to episode 91 to hear Robs ranch transition and this one will talk about the different breeds he using to produce a low input, heat tolerant, beef animal bred to thrive in portions of the country and world where heat and humidity stress cattle! As always, check us out at Herd Quitter Podcast on Facebook and Instagram as well as at herdquitterpodcast.com. You can also check out Pharocattle.com for more information on how to put more fun and profit back into your ranching business!

This Day in History Class
Black Bart robs his last stagecoach - November 3rd, 1883

This Day in History Class

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 11:51


On this day in 1883, Charles "Black Bart" Bowles robbed his 28th Wells Fargo wagon, the last before his capture.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Mayn Idea Podcast
Episode 58: Rob McDojoLife - Exposing Pedophiles, Frauds, Fakes, and Cons in the Martial Arts Community, How to Keep Martial Arts Legitimate, and the Danger of Cult-Like Behavior.

The Mayn Idea Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 124:33


Rob is the creator of McDojoLife, one of the most viral social media accounts covering martial arts. The main focus of McDojoLife is to keep martial arts legitimate by exposing the fakes, frauds and phonies in the martial arts community while promoting the martial artists who are making a positive impact. SHOW SPONSORS: Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/abe - year supply Vitamin D + 5 free travel packs. EPISODE LINKS: McDojoLife Instagram: https://Instagram.com/mcdojolife McDojoLife on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mcdojolife McDojoLife on YouTube: https://youtube.com/mcdojolife McDojoLife Sponsor: https://epicrollbjj.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://mailchi.mp/abemaynard.com/the-mayn-idea-podcast Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mayn-idea-podcast/id1587799395 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1v6OzDxxMUYlNUXN1AAPw3?si=eda5aae609874c69 RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/6b4fbe04/podcast/rss YouTube Full episode playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMGFodxtKEioDkOtd65xyuXs5p1qNjQpC YouTube Clips Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYA_B1bx0rWVs-mNWc2QidA OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. You should be able to click through then timestamp on most players: (0:00) - Intro (2:00) - Cleft lip and bullying (4:21) - First martial arts class and karate (8:00) - Isolation and acceptance (13:02) - "Bullshido" Forums (17:01 - Enabling fraud (19:01) - Finding frauds, fakes, pedophiles, and scammers (27:01) - The "care" problem (28:01) - Robs 5 Rules (28:12) - #1 No pedophiles (28:37) - #2 Don't lie about belt rank and fight record (30:01) - #3 No shady business practices (35:46) - #4 No cult-like behavior (44:41) - Is Jiu Jitsu religion? (49:00) - Do belt rankings matter? (53:01) - #5 No-touch-knockouts and misleading techniques (1:07:01) - "Tenaga Dalam" and real deaths (1:28:01) - Mike Beltran (1:30:01) - Rob's head scars (1:35:01) - Future of McDojoLife (1:40:01) - The documentary project and production cost (1:56:01) - Will the documentary be good? SUPPORT AND CONNECT: Instagram: https://instagram.com/abemaynard LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/public-profile/settings?trk=d_flagship3_profile_self_view_public_profile --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/abraham484/support

The Property Podcast
ASK357: How will Quantitative Tightening affect house prices? PLUS: How can I get my next house fast?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 7:44


It's Tuesday so Rob & Rob are back answering more of your questions.  The first question is from John, who's noticed more talk about Quantitative Tightening – which as the name suggests is the opposite of Quantitative Easing.  He wants to know – if QE leads to higher house prices, is it natural to assume that QT will have the opposite effect on property?  Then we have a question from Tom in York.  Thanks to inheritance and savings, he was able to buy his first BTL outright.  Obviously that's not a bad thing – but it has left all his savings tied up in that first property. He wants to know what Rob & Rob would suggest when it comes to saving up for his second BTL property.  Tune in to find out what The Robs think.  Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply).   Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead.  The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours.   Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

MadTrio Podcast
MadTrio Podcast - Episode 165

MadTrio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 56:07


The Mad Trio - "The California Pariah" - Jonathan Charny | James "The Fattman" Stephens | Rob "The Old Guy" Charny shares headlines from around the world with a slightly different take. Joining them for this episode is "Miss Oddassity"  Melanie The trio is back to discuss Leslie Jordan dies and Jules Bass, Saudia Arabia 2 parallel skyscrapers that can house millions of people, Apple getting rid of lightening port, Robs list, Jon's list, only in Florida, the more you know by Rob, 25-year-old two-headed turtle, Milky Way may give out a candy bar might play doom, 38 million dollar lottery ticket set to expire, Rainbow Bright museum, and random facts by Jon. This week's episode is sponsored by the wonderfully mischievous people at Oddassity Use “MADTRIO” for 10% off your entire order through Oddassity.com

Neutral Zone Yap
FLOWER ROBS DEBRINCAT @KFAN1003

Neutral Zone Yap

Play Episode Play 30 sec Highlight Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 0:20


The Property Podcast
TPP502: Property prices, mortgages, inflation: What's going to happen next?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 33:33


What's going on? Every day is bringing new headlines (and even new Prime Ministers), so it's no surprise that investors have a million questions right now.  And while Rob & Rob can't answer all those million questions in a single episode, they can take a look at the most popular ones and give their thoughts.  Is the 18-Year Property Cycle broken? What's happening with mortgages? What should I do next?  Tune in now and hear how The Robs are responding to the biggest issues in the headlines today.  YouTube links mentioned in this episode:  UK mortgages rates: What should you do?  Don't make this mistake when using the 18 Year Cycle  Let's get social We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do. Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week! If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Unveiled with Anne Teagarden
#53 The Thief of Joy - Comparison Robs Us of Our Joy

Unveiled with Anne Teagarden

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 7:59


Comparing ourselves to others is more about our insecurity and discontent than it is the other person. Learn how to combat this natural instinct of women. :) Verses used in this episode: Philippians 1:6, 1 Timothy 6:6-7, Philippians 4:11-12, Hebrews 13:5 You can contact me at: anne@synergiamm.com

The Property Podcast
ASK356: Should I end my fixed rate early? PLUS: What do I do now mortgages don't stack up?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 7:45


It's a mortgage special episode for Ask Rob & Rob today! First up is Lee, who's been a long-time listener. He's 2 years into a 5-year fixed rate mortgage, and he's done some digging and found that he would incur a £3,000 fee for getting out of the fixed rate early. He wants to know if Rob & Rob would advise doing this, given the volatility in the market right now. Next up is Tom. Tom wants to know if Rob & Rob have changed their own minds on how they approach mortgages thanks to the unsustainable nature of the offers in the market right now. Tune in to find out what The Robs have to say. Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply). Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead. The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours. Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Project Skeptic
EP 50: Simulation Theory

Project Skeptic

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 108:09


This week Jay, Rob, Number one Fan Matt and Shoeman talk Simulation Theory. Being it's our 100th episode we had to go hard. With this almost two-hour episode we talk so much Number one Fan Matt gives Jay the finger and Robs brain is burnt out by the end of the show. Fun topic because there are no real answers.Thank you everyone who has helped us get to 100 episodes. IncludingRob, Andy, The Bumbeeno, Shoeman, Number one Fan Matt, Brent Hand, Justin Zenger, David Flora, Doc Side Media, Katrina Weidman, PAJunkie, Al from With My Dyin Breath, Twisted Ten, Mr. Bunkers Conspiracy Time Podcast, Abstenous, Campfire Tales of the Strange and Unusual, Alluring Podcast, Tom Walter, Megan, and Watch, for leaving voicemails and everyone, especially the fans that have made this podcast possible from the Facebook page to the Instagram to Tik TokEmail: Projectskepticpod@gmail.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/projectskeptic/Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/project_skeptic_podcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/project_skeptic_podcast/Voicemail: 814 299 6919www.projectskeptic.comhttps://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/project-skeptic-2143674https://www.patreon.com/ProjectSkepticPodcast

The Property Podcast
TPP501: "Un-Budget" reaction: What does it mean for the property market.?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 21:08


As up to date as possible Given the reactive nature of both the politics and news cycles, it's no surprise Rob & Rob have lots to give their opinions on right now.  The mini-budget and its subsequent reversal, changes within the cabinet... every day brings a new story, and new consequences for investors.  With that in mind, The Robs recorded this episode yesterday morning so it can be as timely as possible.  They share their thoughts on the changes in government, how they think things should go moving forward, and even share their tip on how to access a potential deal.  Yes, a deal – in this market.  Let's get social We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do. Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week! If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Moms Art Too
Ep 33 Rob Schulte - No Room For Ego

Moms Art Too

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 54:19


Podcast host and producer, Rob Schulte, joins us this week to chat about all things producing, directing, and Vanderpump Rules! Rob shares how he got his start in podcasting and discuses his philosophy behind creating hilarious and engaging shows. Mel and Brooke delve into how acting has prepped all three of them to creatively lead others, and we'll learn all about the newest Mom's Art Too fragrance: Cirtonell by Mel. Follow Rob on Twitter/IG: @RobKSchulte Vanderpump Robs - Patreon Account Bill and Robs an Excellent Adventure Podcast BridgeBurner Podcast Collective Ratethispodcast.com/momsarttoo Momsarttoo.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/momsarttoo/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/momsarttoo/support

The Property Podcast
ASK355: What does the Liz Truss situation mean for investors? PLUS: Should I cash in my ISA to invest in property?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 9:11


It's Tuesday and Rob & Rob are back with more answers to listener's questions.  First up is Chris from Manchester. He wants to know what The Robs think Liz Truss' appointment means for investors. It's a very timely question, not least because of the volatile news cycle with regards to the latest PM appointment. Next up is a question from Alex, who has £80,000 in an ISA. He wants to know if it's smart for him to cash in this ISA and use the money to invest in property, or would his money be better spent in other investment avenues? Press play and hear what Rob & Rob have to say. Do you have a buy-to-let or property investment related question for Rob & Rob? You could feature on the next episode by giving us a call on 013 808 00035 and leaving a message with your name and question (normal UK call rates apply). Or if you prefer, click here to leave a recording via your computer instead.  The next question on Ask Rob & Rob could be yours.   Have you joined us over on the Property Hub Forum yet? Our online community is friendly, informative, and the members are waiting to welcome you with open arms. So, get yourself over and introduce yourself.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Dolly Parton Podcast

Today the guys celebrate Brandon's big news on getting a new job and moving to Indianapolis. They talk about Robs adventure on the way home from Applebees.  And they play game to see how are better best friends: Rob & Joey VS Brandon & Glenn.

The Finance Rebel Show
What Business Owners Should Do When A Client Robs Them

The Finance Rebel Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 49:02


Recently a client robbed me. I am so upset about it, but there is a learning lesson. In this episode, Subscribe To The Finance Rebel Podcast Channel on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzra... Leave a rating & review on The Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...

Hey Jacob, Hi Scott
Episode 47: Living with a scarcity mindset robs you of the life you are meant to live – and what to do about it

Hey Jacob, Hi Scott

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 73:46


*Note: The previous episode 47 was deleted due to Scott's audio disappearing at the 10-minute mark. This is the rerecorded episode 47. In this conversation, Jacob and Scott take a deep dive into creating more abundance in our lives — financial, spiritual, creative, emotional, and every other type of abundance we seek to call forth. They talk about their current experiences doing the daily practices from The Abundance Book, by John Randolph Price, and how beneficial resting in the boundless energy of abundance can be for even five minutes a day. They describe their shared understanding that the Source energy within us all is the foundation and the supply for unlimited abundance, and their belief that this energy is working on our behalf. Though some of the ideas may seem a bit woo-woo, Jacob and Scott bring a clear groundedness to the topic of abundance and offer up practices that can help shift you from a scarcity to an abundant mentality. Heal + Create Writers' Retreat with Anne Lamott, Julia Cameron, SARK, and other teachers: https://www.healcreate.org/writer-retreat/ref/5/ Join Scott for Online Breath & Belonging on Wednesday, October 19th: https://yestothebreath.eventbrite.com Join Scott for Online Breath & Belonging on Thursday, October 20th: https://breathworkrocks.eventbrite.com Join Scott for a FREE guided breathwork session through Jacob's Heal + Create community on Sunday, October 23rd: https://www.healcreate.org/event/breathe-your-way-home-a-special-breathwork-session-with-scott-stabile/ Check out The Abundance Book, by John Randolph Price, that Jacob and Scott refer to throughout this episode: https://www.amazon.com/Abundance-Book-John-Randolph-Price/dp/1561703478

The Harry Potter Virgin
A Peck of Robs

The Harry Potter Virgin

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2022 77:12


We're back for Series 5! What will Rob make of dementors in Little Whinging? Will he even remember what dementors are?!

The Property Podcast
TPP500: Your questions answered live!

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 37:11


A milestone episode Today, Rob & Rob are celebrating the 500th episode of The Property Podcast!  It's quite an achievement, and to celebrate The Robs did their first YouTube Live, where they shared the top five lessons they've learned as podcasters, answered questions from listeners and shared their thoughts on the current property market.  This episode is really one huge thank you to everyone who's listened, shared, commented on and even disagreed with an episode of The Property Podcast – our community is what got us to this milestone.  Here's to the next 500!  Let's get social  We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do. Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week! If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum. And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Willie B's Stupid Stories
Man Robs a Bank with Finger Guns

Willie B's Stupid Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 16:21


Man Robs a Bank with Finger Guns

Meet The Elite Podcast
4900 Shanny Robs-10 07 22-Reiki Master-Sam

Meet The Elite Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 4:25


Am I the Jerk?
Spoiled Brat Nephew ROBS ME BLIND... so I CALLED THE COPS and had him ARRRESTED

Am I the Jerk?

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 21:22


Full Videos - youtube.com/amithejerk?sub_confirmation=1 instagram.com/amithejerk

AsYetUntitled
Gargoyles : Deadly Force (Vintage Collection Ep 8 )

AsYetUntitled

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 33:28


Rob & Kris watch the the tv classic Gargoyles. This is Robs 1st time watching so Kris has all the answers to Robs questions KIND OF! Kris picked the episode as its the one he thinks stands out the most, the guys discuss and break the style of the cartoon, its influences in other shows, the message is sends and why it was such a big show for Kris growing up. ** A Conversation With AsYetUntitled" now has its VERY OWN PODCAST!! ** Find it on Anchor or Spotify Anchor - anchor.fm/aconversationwithayu Support us: Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/WeAreAYU follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WeAreAsYetUntitled Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/weareasyetuntitled linktr.ee/WeAreAsYetUntitled

Franchise Freedom
What Are My Funding Options To Purchase A Franchise?

Franchise Freedom

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 35:20


Join your host Giuseppe Grammatico and his guest, Tera Thomas, as they talk about funding options to purchase a franchise. Tera recounts her career in the funding industry in this episode. She works with promising business owners, assisting them in finding and putting into action solid funding alternatives. Tera also supports clients in applying for SBA loans, assists the ROBS strategy, and provides information on home equity lines of credit or portfolio loans. She is passionate about collaborating with the applicant to identify the best funding option for their needs and business opportunities.  In this episode you will learn: The different funding solution that best fits your current situation Financial requirements in owning a franchise How FranFund can help you start or grow your small business or franchise Meeting the qualifications obtaining for an SBA loan And so much more!  About Tera Thomas: Tera Thomas joined the franchise industry more than 20 years ago. With her experience in franchise development and owning her own franchise, she brings a unique perspective to her role as Senior Funding Consultant at FranFund. She has first-hand experience with the challenges faced by both franchisees and franchisors and how the right funding partner. She can benefit both parties. She is dedicated to helping people start or grow their businesses by providing them with the funding options that make the most sense for their specific situations.  Find Tera on: Website: https://www.franfund.com/tera-thomas or https://www.franfund.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/terasweet/  Connect with Franchise Freedom on: Website:https://ggthefranchiseguide.com/podcast/ Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/company/gg-the-franchise-guide  Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/GGTheFranchiseGuide Twitter:https://twitter.com/ggrammatico Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/gg_the_franchise_guide/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxWsxLRngbxJEH2m8w-ptYw?view_as=subscriber  Apple:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/franchise-freedom/id1499864638 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/13LTN5UzA57w2dTB4iV0fm Google:https://cutt.ly/gkG7t2g  The Franchise Freedom: Discover Your New Path to Freedom Through Franchise Ownership, Book by Giuseppe Grammatico: https://ggthefranchiseguide.com/book/ 

The Hire Yourself Podcast

BOOM! Have you seen a boom or bust in investing lately? Take a look at interest rates? They are up. The highest they have been in 15 years! Now is not the best time to invest in real estate due to that. What about the markets? The S & P is down 43% this year. Sure you could gamble with a potential explosion of growth there... but everyone says we are heading for a recession, so probably not likely. And if your retirement is tied up in the markets, it really doesn't look good. But what about franchising? Now there's a BOOM! Capital available? Absolutely! Make your retirement investment grow? No problem with the ROBS program. Oh, and VC companies are tossing money into concepts and helping them grow like crazy. Are you going to be part of the franchising boom? Or are you fine with the bust of the markets?

The Property Podcast
TPP498: The Mini Budget - What does it mean for property investors?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 28:30


A Mini Budget with maximum impact?  We know you've been waiting for this episode...  Last week's Mini Budget announcement wasn't just about Stamp Duty. Income Tax, National Insurance... there were plenty more changes included, and all these changes can impact investors.  The Robs have broken down the Budget in this week's episode and let us know whether they think this is a good or a bad one (stick to the end for a ‘rant' from one of them).  There's also an announcement about the 500th episode of The Property Podcast – yes, we're almost at episode 500!  Let's get social We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do.  Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week!   If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Property Podcast
TPP497: Mortgage Market Update

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 22:15


It's your update on the current mortgage market The thing on every investor's mind is... mortgages.  Which rates are good rates? How long should you lock a mortgage in for? What should we be searching for in a mortgage advisor?  The Robs know there's a bit of a mortgage meltdown happening, and that's why they've brought on a mortgage expert for this week's episode.  They ask all the questions you want answers to (and ones you've not thought to ask) in this episode.  Hub Extra This is an app that Rob & Rob both use and are big fans of.  And they didn't even recommend it to each other!  Todoist is an organisational app, and it's very one-track-minded, which Rob D says he enjoys.  To find out how Rob & Rob utilise the app, hit play on this episode.  Let's get social  We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do.  Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week!  If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Kites and Strings
Rob Calhoon / Tim Placher; Something to Offer and There's a Need (S3 E5)

Kites and Strings

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 49:41


Today's episode features two fine music educators, Tim Placher, who just retired from the Plainfield School District in Plainfield Illinois and Rob Calhoon, a long-time music educator at  the Flossmoor School District about 45 miles east of Plainfield.   Tim and rob are fine teachers and have  positively impacted a countless number of students over the years, but we brought these fine human beings to the show also because  of the amazing stuff they do with their talents outside of the school setting, whether it be event planning and musican wrangling or directing a vibrant church music program or raising funds so that disadvantaged people have the same access to music resources as those that live in more privileged communities.We have a great talk about what has motivated them, about their teaching philosophies and approaches, and we learn about their approaches to the student who is lacking in the talent category, but are totally in love with the process, We hope you enjoy this episode of Kites and Strings and the string grabbing and kite flying of two usic eduactors who also  find time to satisfy their own Robs, Non-profithttps://ilcmc.org/about-us/Here's how you can find Kites and Strings out there in the interwebs.Kites and Strings Website: https://www.kitesandstrings.com/​​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitesandstringspodcastTwitter:   @KitesandstringsInstagram:  @Kites_and_stringsemail: Kitesandstringspodcast@gmail.comKites and String's is produced and edited by Steve Ploum at Turning Stones Counseling, Inc.Our theme music is by Harrison Amer and  all other original music is from Purple Planet Music and PurplePlanet.com  Our logo-design is by Cole Monroe at Blue Stag Creative

Dad Bod Fantasy Squad
Robs DFS Play's of the Week!

Dad Bod Fantasy Squad

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 8:52


Rob goes over his favorite DFS lineup for week 2!

Hey You Guys
Best of the Best

Hey You Guys

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 76:49


Episode 79 is here, what makes this a sports movie? Is Rob right, the fact it's a sanctioned sport makes this a sports movie? Does Eric Roberts have the best mullet of the 80s and will Liam ever follow Robs footsteps and watch the many straight to dvd sequels? He may have just been convinced in this weeks legacy section.

Aww Shift
Amy Porterfield

Aww Shift

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 46:37


In today's episode, our guest is Amy Porterfield. She is an online entrepreneur and also helps other entrepreneurs build successful online businesses and profitable digital courses. She has been able to make successful shifts happen by building a business and a family. Today, we will be unraveling her journey and how you can also implement her ideas on how to be better.  [3:35] Why should I listen to you? You should listen to me because if you are interested in starting an online business, you need to hear from someone in that field first. If you are looking for honesty and want to know what the online business looks like, I'm your girl.  [4:10] Where did you get the strength to dive into this business?  I would say that I'm a corporate girl turned entrepreneur. I left corporate for entrepreneurship. When I became an entrepreneur, I held back my experience, struggles, challenges, and pains because I felt like I was a professional person and I should keep it that way in my business too. No one wants to hear about the struggles behind the scenes, just the good sides, and I began to realize that I was wrong. My audience didn't really know me, and it affected the kind of connection that I wanted to build with them. There was a podcast video where I shared my deepest secrets with my audience, and my audience turned out to love them. They love it, and I realize that people love genuine human connections.  [6:30] What was your experience of recording and posting your first video like?  There were so many moments that I decided that I was not going to post them. I reached out to one of my friends, and she said that I was not being honest enough. I needed to be real and share where I was emotionally ill. She said I should tell my whole story, stress and all that affects it. There were many times that I felt like not posting the video, but she encouraged me to be real and share it with my audience. At first, it was scary, but at the same time, I felt relieved. I felt like something was taken away from my shoulders, and that was the point where I started to love myself more.  [8:30] How did your journey from being an employee to an entrepreneur take place? I struggled with my doubts and fears. I worked for Hally Davidson and I was at the marketing level and I moved over to work for Robbins. I was the director of content, and I was privileged to travel around the world with her to create quality content on stage. It was incredible, but something happened. One day, Robbins brought some marketing guys into the office. She asked me to come in and take notes. This is very humbling and, through that, I was able to learn from their business. All I heard was freedom. These guys talked about how they are their bosses and how they are doing what they love. For the first time in my life, I realized that I was not free. I have been working for someone else ever since I got my first job. From that point on, I decided to learn and took the lead. At the time, I was doing social media for small businesses, but over the years I have been able to transit into something I love. [10:50] Did you start as a side business or did you quit your job first?   I'm a really big fan of the side hustle. I got clients when I was still working with Robs. I also had a few clients when I left, but it was a step of little faith. I quit at a point and, for two years, I did service work. What I hated about it was that I wasn't working with people one on one. I could not keep up with their dominance. I didn't gain the freedom that I thought I would, but I didn't stop the process. I continued to try until I was able to figure out everything.  [12:35] What gave you hope that changing something would create what you would love? I am really big on getting clear. What do I want and why do I want it? I left Robins because I knew I wanted to be my own boss. It was very clear that when I got into the business that I hated, I didn't go to get my job back. I tried to figure it out until it was clear to me. I often tell my students that my why was selfish. It was all about me because I didn't want to answer to anybody.  [14:20] How did you navigate your personal life with your family life? My husband was all for it because he needed me to be around, but the secret behind it was that I got into my business and I became obsessed with it. It was my baby, and three years into it, he called me down and told me about how I was engrossed in my business. I wasn't focused on my family. I was barely around. My marriage is my everything and that talk was a wake-up call. I had to do something about it, so I retraced my steps. I started to think of how I could run a business that wouldn't hurt me or my personal life. It took me many years, but today I can work perfectly well without hurting myself or my family. I struggled with it, but I had to get clear on what my priority was and how my work wouldn't affect it.  [20:34] How do you teach other people and what does the journey look like for them?  The first thing that I always talk to my students about is getting clear on why they are starting. Because on the days when worries will knock them to the ground, their whys will be the only thing to push them back up. We do start just like how I started. I also tell my students that the worst day of being an entrepreneur is the best day of being an employee somewhere, and I let them understand their mindset and why they have to inspire themselves because the journey is tough. That's where we start when we want to start an online business.  [27:00] What's the next step people should take?   The next step is to start growing your email list. Let's talk about this. Sometimes when people hear me say this, they say it takes so long. Your email list is one of the most important assets in your business. One thing we know is that social media is powerful in marketing your business, but times may change and boom, your marketing strategy gets affected. This happens all the time, and studies have shown that email is more than 4x better than any social media platform if you do it right. When Facebook and Instagram went down the same day and a lot of shits happened, I still made a lot of money even though social media platforms were down. This happened with the implementation of email. You can make money with your email list. Just keep growing your email list every day. Do not stop; it will make you more money.  [44:16] What promise did God make to the world when he created you? The promise that God made to the world when he created me was that I would absolutely have compassion for others no matter what.    Key Quotes [13:45-13:50] Just be honest about your why so that it can move you forward to where you want to go.  [28:13-28:16] You are building your business on rented land if you think you own your social media platform.   How to connect with Amy Porterfield Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amyporterfield/?hl=en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amycporterfield Twitter: https://twitter.com/amyporterfield?lang=en

Connor Pugs
Spoiled brat ROBS his best friend

Connor Pugs

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 21:09


Storytime of a spoiled kid --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/connor-pugs/support

Da Beer Bros
Brews in Da Burbs Pt. 4

Da Beer Bros

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 55:54


Da Bros are back with part 4 of Brews in Da Burbs!! This week it is Robs turn to select the beers. Listen and Enjoy

Mostly Murder (But Sometimes Not)
Veronica Mars, "Pilot"

Mostly Murder (But Sometimes Not)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 77:10


New episode out now! We enter the quippy, extremely 2000's world of Veronica Mars right at the beginning with the pilot episode. We cover the “Nancy Drew meets Philip Marlowe” of it all, how the show utilizes PI tropes (or PI-ness, if you will) but gives them a fresher look with a cynical teenage protagonist in modern-day Southern California. We get into some of the more problematic storylines and decisions, and discuss some of the moral ambiguity this show presents. We also marvel at the list of pretty big guest stars, agree that Kristen Bell is great, and love the relationship between Veronica and her father. Katy is baffled by teenagers, Carrie spell checks hazing graffiti, Maddy misremembers mind-reading storylines, and Mack is apparently on a one-sided first-name basis with Joel McHale. We also praise Maddy's Snapchat skills and wonder if she could be a TikTok star, try to figure out if houseboats are a viable apocalypse option, wonder how so many teenagers can afford motorcycles, and Mack fully reads Maddy's mind. Listen to hear us talk about copyright law, three different Robs, haircuts, the Dance of the Seven Veils, and more! PS there are SERIES SPOILERS - timestamps below! TW: Sexual assault, date rape, dismissive and abusive police practices, teen drug use Spoiler Timestamps: 32:52-34:02, 34:21-37:04, and 39:41-41:26.

Virtually Analog: An Unofficial Board Game Arena Podcast
Ep. 28 - Mr. Bean Robs A Bank | Burgle Bros.

Virtually Analog: An Unofficial Board Game Arena Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 55:20


Great at heists, terrible at planning. This time we talk about the newest game (as of the release of this episode) on BGA, Burgle Bros! After that we go back through and re-evaluate all the games we've talked about so far...it's a wild one... Enjoy! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virtually-analog/support

Ruthless
Biden Robs Workers To Pay Wokes

Ruthless

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 72:43 Very Popular


Fellas breakdown Biden's controversial college loan announcement and discuss the latest on the coming election. U.S. Senate candidate Chuck Morse joins the pogrum for an interview about his campaign from New Hampshire.

The Property Podcast
TPP493: Inflation and interest rates: What's next?

The Property Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 19:57


What's going to happen with inflation and interest rates? With inflation and interest rates rising, every investor wants to know...  What's going to happen next?  Are we going to see further increases or are we hurtling towards a recession? And whatever the answer - how will this affect house prices?  Rob & Rob have done a deep dive into the data, so you don't have to and they'll be answering all of those questions today on The Property Podcast.  In the news If you're not fluent in Welsh but you're hoping to buy in Wales, now might be the time to scrub up your knowledge, as it's been revealed that landlords in Welsh-speaking communities may have to prove they speak the language.  This scheme is looking to restrict the number of second homes and free up affordable housing for locals.   If the scheme goes ahead sellers will also have to list their properties to locals for a set period of time before they can list their property to the wider market.  What are the chances of this passing, and what do The Robs think about it?  More from Rob & Rob Every month Rob & Rob host a free webinar that's jampacked with knowledge that will help you become a better investor.  And if you've not joined one before, then tonight's your chance!  Join Rob & Rob as they reveal the state of the market right now, and what investors should be doing about it.  Hub Extra Last week we announced that Rob Dix is launching his very own newsletter and we're excited to say that the first one will be landing in your inbox tomorrow!  If you've already signed up for a free hubber account – great, you don't need to do anything else.  But if not, what are you waiting for? Not only will you get to receive the most valuable five-minute newsletter each week, but you'll also gain access to the huge wealth of free resources on our website!  So, sign-up now – you won't regret it!  Let's get social  We'd love to hear what you think of this week's Property Podcast over on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You might even have a topic you'd like us to cover in the future - if so, pop us a message on social and we'll see what we can do.  Make sure you've liked and subscribed to our YouTube channel where we upload new content every week!   If that wasn't enough, you can also join our friendly property community on the Property Hub forum.  And if you'd like to find out more information about Portfolio you can do that here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Living on Earth
Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet, Widespread Youth Anxiety About Climate, 150-Year-Old Mining Law Robs Public Lands Riches and more

Living on Earth

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 52:42


Extraction of minerals on U.S. public lands is based on a 150-year-old law that doesn't require royalty payments or adequate protection for the environment and local people. We talk about a proposed lithium mine in Nevada and efforts to reform the antiquated mining law. Also, a study found that three-quarters of young people surveyed believe the future is frightening because of climate change. What young people are expressing about their eco-anxiety and how parents can safely talk to their kids about climate. And a conversation about how the Zen Buddhist practice of mindfulness can provide an antidote to burnout and help us break out of a destructive cycle of consumption to live in harmony with the planet. --- Support for Living on Earth comes from the I Am Bio podcast, with powerful stories of biotech breakthroughs, the people they help, and the global problems they solve.       Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Politically Asian! Podcast
45. This Week in Asian American Politics: FBI Raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago House, Pew Research's Asian American Project, Asian Am. History in NY Classrooms, Open Street Project, Chipotle Robs NYC Workers

Politically Asian! Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 36:53


This week in Asian American politics: - The FBI raids Trump's house in Mar-a-Lago and Republicans (including Asian Republicans) are NOT happy and letting everyone know - Pew Research releases a large ethnographic, interview, and survey-based Asian American Project that's a good intro to Asian American Studies if you have not been Asian for the last 20 years. - Rally for Asian American History in all New York State Classrooms - New York City reveals itself to be pro-car as it gets rid of 75% of open streets - Chipotle pays workers crumbs in a worker + union-assisted lawsuit and everyone calls it a "huge victory" smh If you wanna help us out, please go to the Apple Podcast app or Spotify app on your phone and tap 5 stars. We also have a Patreon and Venmo @PoliticallyAsianPodcast if you want to help us financially! Currently fundraising for podcast transcriptions, a video editor, and Canva Premium. -- WHAT'S POLITICALLY ASIAN PODCAST? Two Asians talking about politics and the Asian American community to get more Asians talking about politics! Join comedians Aaron Yin (he/him) and Gerrie Lim (they/them) for 45 minutes-ish each week as they discuss current topics and events related to Asian Americans through the lenses of history, class, and advocacy. Think John Oliver's show, but there's two of us, and we're Asian. -- CHECK US OUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Our memes are so good Asian people will mention them when they meet us in real life. ➤ Instagram: https://instagram.com/politicallyasianpodcast/ ➤ Twitter: https://twitter.com/politicasianpod ➤ Website: https://politicallyasianpodcast.com -- INQUIRIES: politicallyasianpodcast@gmail.com -- SUPPORT US ON PATREON (currently fundraising for episode transcription services and a video editor): https://patreon.com/politicallyasian -- ALGORITHM? Chinese American Politics, Korean American Politics, Japanese American Politics, South Asian politics, Asian American politics, AAPI politics, Asian American Political Alliance, Asian American leader, Asian American Protests 1960s, Asian American policy, Asian leftist, Asian American leftist, Asian American leftist podcast

Build a Business Success Secrets
401k Part 14 - ROBS 401k - Using Your 401k to Fund Your Business with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 377

Build a Business Success Secrets

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 9:07


In this episode Matt and Brandon talk about a ROBS 401k and how you can use it to fund your business. This could be to start up your business and provide cash flow vs. having to raise money from investors. About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial entrepreneur, 401k expert, and CMO and Shareholder of Life, Inc. Retirement Services. Get Matt's help to set up or expand your company's 401k plan to start saving tax free here.https://lifeincrs.com/edge-podcast/ SIGN UP FOR THE EDGE NEWSLETTEROver 17,200 listeners and countinghttps://www.brandoncwhite.com/subscribe/ EPISODE LINKS: Get FREE information about setting up your 401k plan https://lifeincrs.com/edge-podcast/ RESOURCE LINKS: How to Write a Business Plan in 13 easy to Build Slides. Free 30+ page ebook https://www.buildabusiness.io/guide-to-building-the-perfect-business-plan1600276207655 EDGE PODCAST INFO: Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/edge/id1522407349 Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/7a3WcnSn9PlvwwF5hn4p4S YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCabV9Rcw4MohWvTGr3OTzFw Website https://MyEDGEPodcast.com RSS Feed https://buildabusinesssuccesssecrets.libsyn.com/rss SUPPORT & CONNECT SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER HERE! Over 17,200 listeners and countinghttps://www.brandoncwhite.com/subscribe Please Support this Podcast by checking out our Sponsors: Mad River Botanicals 100% certified organic CBD products. The product is controlled from seed to end product by it's owners. Use code: EDGE22 to get 10% off all your orders. Shop here https://madriverbotanicals.com/?ref=18 EDGE Podcast. A top podcast for entrepreneurs! https://myedgepodcast.com