Beth Comstock has an extensive and amazing background, from being an former vice chair at GE, to president of Integrated Media at NBC Universal. Derek talks with Beth today to learn a little more about her entrepreneurial journey, and learn a more about her exciting background.
Yannis Moati is the CEO of Hotels By Day, and was feature don Shark Tank. Derek talks to Yannis about his background growing up in North Africa, and the influences around him that got him set on his entrepreneurial journey.
Derek Champagne talks with Beth Comcast, former Chief Marketing Officer and then Vice Chair of Innovation at GE. For almost 3 decades Beth led efforts to accelerate new growth, develop digital and clean-energy futures, seed new businesses and enhance brand value.
As President of Integrated Media at NBC Universal , Beth oversaw TV ad revenue and digital media efforts, including the early development of hulu.com Prior to this, she held a succession of roles at NBC, CBS and CNN/Turner Broadcasting.
Beth is currently a director at Nike, trustee of The National Geographic Society, and former board president of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum.
Beth’s new book “Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change” is an inspiring, fresh, candid, and deeply personal book about how to grapple with the challenges to change we face every day. It is a different kind of narrative, a big picture book that combines Comstock’s personal story in leading change with vital lessons on overcoming the inevitable roadblocks.
Learn more at https://www.bethcomstock.info/
Jason Belmonte has been bowling since a very young age. His parents owned a bowling alley, where Jason spent most of his days on lane 16. At a young age he had to bowl using two hands because the bowling ball was too heavy. As Jason got older though, he kept using this unique style, regardless of other professionals who encouraged him to switch to the traditional way. This "Belmo" style of bowling has become widely popular around the world.
Patrick Lewis leads a great company, Superior Rigging & Erecting Co. Patrick has a teal crane that they're using to help awareness and will donate a percentage of the revenue from the crane to the Geaux Teal foundation. The Geaux Teal foundation helps raise awareness of ovarian cancer, and donates funds for ovarian cancer treatment.
Learn more about the teal crane, and make a donation https://superiorrigging.com/commiting-to-ovarian-cancer-awareness/
Jack Daly's book "Hyper Sales Growth" is broken up in 3 parts. The first part is focused on the big picture. The second part is on sales management which focuses on recruiting, training, and building out your sales force. The third part is specifically for sales people to help them win customers through a proven strategies that are from real world examples.
Derek talks with Lisa Binderow about the moment she got the idea, that then propelled the business she has today. Most businesses and inventions come from a need that has not been met. This is how Lisa got started with creating NicePipes.
Whitney shares someone of the small moments that helped her cross the massive divide. Moved from banking to equity research, push back from the pecking order. Whitney shares that she had been fired from a job before too. She gave some insight that she believes that whenever we lose a job, it was actually time for us to go, but we didn't leave so the universe pushed us out. These moments of pushback, and sets backs can help you regain your focus, and get positioned where you need to be for the next big thing that is in front of you.
In this episode Derek talks with the world's #1 Bowler Jason Belmonte. Jason talks with Derek about his unique story of bowling since the age of two, how he stays motivated to continue being the best in the world, and more on his entrepreneurial journey.
Jason is known for being one of the first bowlers to gain media attention for using the two handed approach style to deliver his shot. He has won 22 PBA titles, making him one of only 15 players in history with at least 20 PBA Tour wins. His PBA Tour victories include a record 11 major championships, four of these in the USBC Masters, which is also a record. He is also a four-time PBA Player of the Year.
Learn more at https://www.jasonbelmonte.com/
Finding a balance between your family, and being excellent in your work and business, comes at a cost. It's easy to say you make your family a priority, but to make it happen is much more difficult.