Podcast Episodes - Page 2 of 19 - Screw The Commute

172 – Theories I live by: Tom talks My Theories

After being in business for many years, I started to notice certain principles that by living by them, they seemed to create more success for me. Then I started telling them to my mentees and they seemed to have more success when they adhered to them. And over time, these principles seem like they were totally solid and worthy of memorializing, which I did by making posters of them and hanging them on the wall of my school. And now in this episode, I guess I'm memorializing them in a little different way.

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171 – He Flunked Retirement: Tom interviews Steve Epner

Steve Epner is a serial entrepreneur. He teaches lean canvas and also corporate entrepreneurship, and ideas at St. Louise University and Washington University. And after selling his company, he flunked out of retirement. I know we usually bring great entrepreneurs, but he flunked retirement. Then he became an entrepreneur in residence at Boeing.

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170 – He drove a school bus at 16 years of age: Tom interviews Ben Brooks

Ben Brooks is an international speaker, management consultant, and he was one of the first African-Americans to enlist in the Pennsylvania State Police rising to the rank of Major. He defies the typical stereotype of the hardened state trooper. He can be very serious when the situation demands it or he can be very warm and caring when it's appropriate. Through personal anecdotes, humor, charm, passion and his highly energized, interactive style, Ben is able to convey the most serious of messages.

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169 – Make Hobbies Tax Deductible: Tom talks Hobbies

This is going to be one of the shortest podcasts I've done, but really, really powerful for people out there that they're in business or thinking about it or they just want to enjoy their life and get tax deductions for it. That's what we're going to talk about.

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168 – He follows the sun: Tom interviews Frank Furness

Frank Furness is a CSP. That's a very high designation in the professional speaking world. And he's a best selling author and international sales and technology speaker. He travels between his homes in London, Spain and Florida, and he's presented in 65 countries. He's the regular speaker at Entrepreneurs University and his clients include the British Olympic Team, Sporting Champions and Sport England.

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167 – Eight year old magician rocks the LA Times: Tom interviews Judy Carter

Judy Carter was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey after writing her first book, Stand Up Comedy, The Book. And Judy went from playing Vegas as a headlining standup comic to becoming an in demand corporate speaker. And she speaks on the power of purpose to overcome stress and navigate change. And she was featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, as well as being a frequent contributor to NPR's All Things Considered.

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166 – Leasing Commercial Space: Tom talks Leasing Space

Now, of course, I think you're thinking that this topic seems like it is totally against my podcast title of “Screw the Commute”. I really want you working out of your home, but there are times when you need commercial space. Hey, I have a school where I leased commercial space, but I hardly ever go there unless we are having an event or an inspection by the State, so I have not violated my vow of always working from my home.

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165 – Your Wingman: Tom interviews Waldo Waldman

Lieutenant Colonel Rob Waldo Waldman. He's a CSP. That's an accolade in the speaking industry. He's a CPAE. That's the highest award anybody can get in the speaking industry and he's an MBA. He's called the wingman. He's a Hall of Fame leadership speaker, executive coach and author of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo.

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164 – He lasted 45 minutes at his corporate job: Tom interviews James Feldman

Jim Feldman is a globally recognized transformation growth advisor and business advisor who's guided leading organizations such as Toyota, AT&T, Apple, Hyatt, Walt Disney, Ritz Carlton and Microsoft to ensure that shift happens, which is one of his trademarks. Incentive magazine recognized him as one of the top six innovators in the last century, along with the founders of Google and Dell Computer.

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