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Joe Apfelbaum: Becoming a Passion Powerhouse

Learning Life with Jon Tota

Release Date: 03/14/2019

Episode 57: Building an LMS and the Future of e-Learning with James Watt show art Episode 57: Building an LMS and the Future of e-Learning with James Watt

Learning Life with Jon Tota

This week, Jon sits down with Uber L&D manager, James Watt. Watt has built up Uber’s online learning library from practically nothing to over 200 courses. While online training has the expectation of being universal, Watt has found that regional differences can be an advantage, allowing for local customization for certain trainings. Watt explains his history and role at Uber and peeks at the future for e-learning.

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Episode 56: Real Talk. Business, Time, and Education with Andre Haykal show art Episode 56: Real Talk. Business, Time, and Education with Andre Haykal

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This week, Jon welcomes Andre Haykal to Learning Life. Haykal is the founder and cohost of Real Talk University Podcast, author of a book; "What They Won't Teach You," and CEO of marketing agency Xpand Ur Brand... all while a full-time student at Binghampton University!

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Episode 55: Climbing Everest with Tristan Wright show art Episode 55: Climbing Everest with Tristan Wright

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Every successful business has unforeseen challenges, and Tristan Wright is here to help guide you up the mountain.

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Episode 54: Faith Jones on Business, Law, and… Mind-Reading? show art Episode 54: Faith Jones on Business, Law, and… Mind-Reading?

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In this weeks episode, Jon chats with Faith Jones. Lawyer, TEDx speaker and entrepreneur coach, Jones has developed business frameworks for women to develop and take control of their business and remains an avid advocate for self-learning. Along with her sales mind-reading techniques, Jones recounts her career and successes.

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Episode 53: Political Polarization and the Future of Education with Rabbi Elchanan Poupko show art Episode 53: Political Polarization and the Future of Education with Rabbi Elchanan Poupko

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A middle school teacher, a TEDx speaker, and a Rabbi walk into a bar… Bad joke, but all three describe this weeks excellent guest: Rabbi Elchanan Poupko. Teaching in New York City, Rabbi Poupko has written and spoken at TEDx on the topic of political polarization, and its ever growing threat to our culture. In this episode, Poupko reminds us that individuals from diverse backgrounds come together through the exchange of goods and services every day, making business a force helping mend our divided nation.

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Episode 52: Be the Master of Your Message with Dolores Hirschmann show art Episode 52: Be the Master of Your Message with Dolores Hirschmann

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Dolores Hirschmann helped pioneer online learning during the early 2000s when computers were just entering classrooms, and applied the concept of gamification in learning long before it became a buzzword. Today she is an executive coach, helping leaders and speakers clarify their message and grow their business. In this episode, she sits down with Jon to talk about her journey from Buenos Aires to Boston; and from learning to leading.

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Episode 51:  A Warning for White Collar Workers with J Kevin Foster show art Episode 51: A Warning for White Collar Workers with J Kevin Foster

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When it comes to ethics, what you don’t know can hurt you.

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Episode 50: Ballet to Bullets with Christopher Fairbank show art Episode 50: Ballet to Bullets with Christopher Fairbank

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In Learning Life’s 50th episode, Jon has a conversation with the inspired Christopher Fairbank. From professional ballet dancer to police officer, Fairbank has always striven to lead a different life and now communicates his story as a motivational speaker and business coach. His mantra, “dare to be different” has helped numerous companies and employees find how they can be one of today's leaders.

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Episode 49: Expanding Expertise with Matt Ragan  show art Episode 49: Expanding Expertise with Matt Ragan

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In today's episode, Jon chats with Matt Ragan, the Director of Training and Development at iPipeline. Ragan’s eclectic background from actor to teacher surprisingly led him to financial services and software development. These combined experiences influenced him to reinvent online learning in this industry. Out are the ways of digital textbooks. Instead, real-time experiential learning allows remote workforces to all be on the same page.

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Episode 48: The Edge Learning Entrepreneur with Lisa Patrick show art Episode 48: The Edge Learning Entrepreneur with Lisa Patrick

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Lisa Patrick is the CEO of the online education company XTRAcredits, one of the leaders in edge learning. In her background in law enforcement and business, Patrick saw inefficiencies and missed training opportunities everywhere she looked. Today she chats with Jon about the merits of online learning and its roll in higher education and corporate businesses.

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Joe Apfelbaum is a passion powerhouse. One of the first guests of Learning Life, Joe returns to remind listeners about the importance of consistent and passionate content. By beginning with daily posts about his weight loss, Apfelbaum began catering an authentic and regular online presence. Now a professional speaker, Apfelbaum guides professionals to use LinkedIn to its maximum potential and how to weave its power into your business strategy.

 

Want to learn more about Joe or missed any of the links he mentioned in the show? 

Check out his personal website: JoeApfelbaum.com

Ajax Union and the Blueprint. Click here to get it.

Join Joe's Mojivation Facebook group. Click here.

Read his book, High Energy Secrets. Get it on Amazon here.

Listen to Joe's podcast, The Breakthrough Maze, on Apple Podcasts. Click here to listen.

Join Joe's Masterclass here or join his Social Sellin' class here.