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Addiction and success | Michael Brody-Waite

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

Release Date: 04/14/2021

Mexican Immigrant, Tech Opportunist | Anuar Garcia show art Mexican Immigrant, Tech Opportunist | Anuar Garcia

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

Anuar Garcia is the founder and CEO of GreenTek Solutions, a technology recycling and reuse company based in Texas. GreenTek was recently selected among 15 other black and brown-owned businesses to join Apple’s Impact Accelerator, “a new program for minority-owned businesses that are creating environmental solutions focused on climate change, resource conservation, and smarter chemistry.” Listen in as Anuar shares his story of growing up in a small town in Mexico, moving to the U.S. at the age of 13, making 6 figures and owning a home at the age of 20, and ultimately starting his own...

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Let’s Revisit Selling Pardot for US$95m | David Cummings show art Let’s Revisit Selling Pardot for US$95m | David Cummings

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

In this episode, we revisit an early interview with David Cummings! David is one of the two founding partners of Pardot, a company that dedicated itself to redefining the way B2B marketing automation is handled. Listen in as Dave and David discuss the process of bootstrapping a SaaS juggernaut, the struggles of competing against VC money, and how to best handle the acquisition process. Links Atlanta Tech Village: https://atlantatechvillage.com/

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Founder of Reebok | Joe Foster show art Founder of Reebok | Joe Foster

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

From building shoes at his grandfather’s business to founding one of the most well-known shoe brands in the world, Joe Foster has had quite the journey. He and his brother Jeff worked at their grandfather’s shoe business, the JW Foster company, which was known for the first spiked running shoe. After returning from World War II, Joe and his brother noted that their family business wouldn’t be able to grow in the state that it was in—still cobbling shoes using designs from the 1930s. They wanted to create something that would eventually rival shoes from Nike and Adidas, behemoths in the...

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One Year Family Sailing Adventure | John Schnauck show art One Year Family Sailing Adventure | John Schnauck

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

There’s a lot one can learn during an adventure. Self-discovery, new insights, unique experiences--those are just a few of the possibilities. The adventure John Schnauck had was a one-year family sailing journey. John, his wife, and their two children set sail to the Southern Bahamas. Listen in as John shares his experiences and what he learned after traveling 4000 miles at sea.

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Tesla Journey | Hanson Grant show art Tesla Journey | Hanson Grant

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

Thrusting oneself into uncomfortable situations is always a difficult thing to do. Hanson Grant did just that—with a cross-country road trip in his Tesla. Listen in as he shares his incredible 5-month journey. Hanson shares his adventure of self-discovery and as well as the realizations that a cross-country road trip brings—from family and community to personal growth and self-reflection. Links Think Board: https://www.think-board.com/

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Y Combinator and Mission Driven | Glen Moriarty show art Y Combinator and Mission Driven | Glen Moriarty

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

7 Cups, 60 million people. Meet Glen Moriarty, founder of 7 Cups, an “online support network for people in need of emotional or mental health support.” 7 Cups draws in millions of monthly visitors all around the world in 189 countries and 140 languages. As a licensed psychologist, Glen always had the drive to help others. Feeling that there was a lack of access to emotional or mental health services, Glen wanted to create a network that would help people lead healthier lives. Listen in as Glen shares how he started his journey through Y Combinator and how to run a mission-driven business....

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SaaS made easy | Jeroen Corthout show art SaaS made easy | Jeroen Corthout

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

This week we’re joined by Jeroen Corthout, founder of Salesflare, a sales automation CRM. Jeroen is a SaaS founder, which is “a mystery category of business,” as Dave puts it. SaaS is an acronym for the phrase “software as a service.” The SaaS model came about as a response to the complicated way software was previously deployed in business. As Jeroen says, “when your company wanted a CRM, it was a huge undertaking...very quickly the software would become outdated...it was just a horrible experience.” Listen in as Jeroen shares his insight and Saas knowledge and how the Saas...

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Comedy Central Founder | Art Bell show art Comedy Central Founder | Art Bell

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

This week on EO 360°, we’re joined by Art Bell, a writer, and former media executive for cable television. Most notably, Art is the creator of the massively successful and iconic Comedy Central. Listen in as Art shares the story of how he went about creating a cable channel for just comedy, which was unheard of at the time. Uncover the inner workings of cable television networks and all the struggles that Art went through in order to get Comedy Central off the ground, which, as Dave notes, is similar to entrepreneurship!

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Founder of Drift | David Cancel show art Founder of Drift | David Cancel

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

David Cancel is the founder of Drift, a revenue acceleration platform. David has started and sold multiple businesses in his time, with his first company, Compete.com, selling for $150 million. Listen in as David talks about his life experiences, his time at HubSpot, how he started Drift, and the importance of learning and progression. Link Drift’s Website: https://www.drift.com/

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Mortgage Con Man | Matthew Cox show art Mortgage Con Man | Matthew Cox

EO 360°: A podcast by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization

Matthew Cox is a former mortgage banker and an admitted mortgage fraudster. Matthew falsified documents, impersonated homeowners, fraudulently obtained mortgages, and ultimately acquired millions of dollars. His scams even put him on the Secret Service’s Most Wanted list and was eventually arrested and sentenced to 125 years in prison. Having only served 12.5 years of his sentence, Matthew currently spends his time as a true crime author. He’s also working on creating a system that would protect homeowners from the same scams that he ran. Matthew’s story has been featured on numerous...

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Michael Brody-Waite has been a recovered addict for 18 years. He was addicted to alcohol, weed, painkillers, and mushrooms. So how did he go from addict to author, speaker, and founder of an Inc. 500 company? Listen in as Michael shares his incredible story on addiction, his recovery, and how he applies his experience recovering from addiction to his life and his business.

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Michael’s Website: https://michaelbrodywaite.com/