Action and Ambition

Action and Ambition

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Alexandra Zatarain Explains How Eight Sleep Fuels Human Potential Through Optimal Sleep

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition. Joining us today is Alexandra Zatarain, the Co-Founder and VP of Brand and Marketing at Eight Sleep. Eight is the first sleep fitness company that leverages innovation, technology, and personal biometrics to restore individuals to their peak energy levels each morning. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast company in 2018 as one of the most innovative companies in Consumer Electronics. There is a lot more. Don’t miss this episode!

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Alex Crognale Helps Celebrities, Professional athletes, Influencers, and Other Prominent Figures Bring Aid to People and Place With The Greatest Need

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Alex Crognale, a Professional Soccer Player for Birmingham Legion FC of the USL. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Parichute, a group of philanthropists and celebrities dedicated to helping people and places in need. Alex is also the Co-Founder of VOYCENOW Foundation, a global community of athletes and fans fighting for equality and justice. VOYCENOW is focusing on raising funds to support the next generation: kids. Don’t miss a thing. Tune in to learn more!

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Sebastian Funke Buys, Develops and Scales Direct-to-Consumer Brands for Amazon and Social Media

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Sebastian Funke, Co-Founder and CEO of The Stryze Group, a leading direct-to-consumer brand holding that develops and scales brands for pull e-commerce like Amazon and push e-commerce like Social Media. He is also the Co-Founder and Board Member of Myos, a well-financed and strongly growing Fintech that uses the transparency and the availability of data on e-commerce platforms to take the future sales potential of retail products as a basis for financing decisions. Tune in to learn more on this!

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Lars Mueller Explains How SynBiotic Uses The Power of Cannabinoids To Heal Modern World Diseases

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Today, our guest is Lars Mueller, a serial entrepreneur with over ten years of experience in scaling profitable companies. He is the CEO of SynBiotic, the first publicly traded German cannabis company striving to challenge the status quo and bring innovation to the solution of Chronic pain, stress, and sleep issues that affect the health and well-being of millions of people globally. With the buy and build strategy, SynBiotic covers the whole value chain and transforms the healing power of cannabinoids and terpenes into better solutions for complex problems. Tune in to learn more on this!

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Jared Jones and Russ Hill Help Successful Executives Grow Their Careers Through Strengthening Their Leadership Effectiveness

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today are Jared Jones and Russ Hill. They are the Co-Founders of Lone Rock Consulting, a company specializing in helping leaders develop people management skills to accelerate results. Both worked together previously at Partners In Leadership, where they led some of that firm’s biggest culture transformation projects with companies like Ford, Becton Dickinson, Pepsi, Southwest Airlines, Cigna, and Kohler. Their desire to create new content and expand beyond only culture projects led them to create Lone Rock Consulting. Tune in to learn more on this!

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Nika Kabiri Uses Data Science To Help Businesses Grow By Understanding Consumer Purchase and Making Better Decisions of Their Own

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast. Today, our guest is Nika Kabiri, a Decision Science Expert who helps people get real, move forward, and minimize regret. She teaches decision science at the University of Washington and has spent over two decades studying how people make decisions in various contexts. Nika is the Founder and Owner of Kabiri Consulting, a straight-shooting, social science-loving and, highly accessible firm that solves businesses challenges using a Decision Science Framework. She is also a Co-Author of the Money Off the table: Decision Science and the Secret to Smarter Investing. Don’t be left behind. Tune in to learn more!

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Carl Schuessler and Taylor Rogers Explain The Journey of Developing an Advisory Group That Has Independent Branches In Between

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today are Mitigate Partners Carl Schuessler and Taylor Rogers. Mitigate Partners is a risk management, cost containment, and employee benefits consulting group. It is a partnership of thirty-three employee benefit consulting and brokerage firms that allows local management within a collaborative environment with more than 150 years of combined experience. The team is committed to delivering actively managed EMPLOYER-BUILT Healthcare to replace the archaic passively managed Insurer-Built Healthcare so prominent in the market today. Tune in to learn more!

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Tariq Scott Bokhari Promotes Fintech Companies and Talents To Grow The Ecosystem, Making The Carolina Region a Global Fintech Destination

Welcome to another episode of the Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Tariq Bokhari, a serial Fintech entrepreneur who dares to imagine and implement the transformational possibilities of emerging technology. He successfully manages the risk portfolio of institutions exceeding $1.2 trillion in assets during one of the most turbulent financial markets in the world. Tariq is the City Councilman for District 6 in Charlotte and The Executive Director and Founder of Carolina Fintech Hub. A collaboration of heavyweight competitors within the banking and financial services market focused on fueling the future of fintech through talent innovation and outreach. Tune in to learn more on this!

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ASMBLE is democratising access to influencers for brands

Online ad spend set to reach $1tn by 2027 as top influencer campaigns yield 20x return on ad spend and influencer marketing spend grows 33.6% year over year. Yet, 98% of influencers are ignored by tech, brands, and influencer platforms. These people are the most valuable and powerful humans on the internet. Today’s guest CEO and co-founder of ASMBLE Nadeem Mazen believes that creators and influencers are the future of advertising because they wield authenticity and unprecedented audience trust. ASMBLE has set out to support the creator economy which is naive in its current state - almost every corner of this brave new world is messy, painful, stressful, and unsustainable for stakeholders on all sides.

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Dimitre Kirilov Helps Montway Auto Transport Deliver a 5-Star Vehicle Shipping Experience to Clients By Blending Innovative Logistics Solutions

Welcome to another episode of the Action and Ambition Podcast. Our guest today is Dimitre Kirilov. The President and CEO of Montway Auto Transport, a nationwide auto transport industry arranging shipments for over 140,000 vehicles every year. Montway has built its reputation by delivering superior customer services to individuals as well as corporate clients in the dealership, moving, and relocation, auto auction, and OEM industries. After joining the Company in 2010, Dimitre helped drive Montway’s growth and success by demonstrating innovation in growing the retail market. Don’t miss a thing!

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Anish Mohammad Has Seen The Future of Cryptography And Shares How Quantum Computing Will Collide With Blockchain

Welcome to another episode of Action and Ambition. Anish Mohammad is the co-founder and CTO of Pantherprotocol. He has been an early advisor to Ripple, a reviewer of the Ethereum Orange paper, advised proticols including Boson and Ocean. His technical expertise has shaped the blockchain community, and he has seen the future of cryptography and knows where it's going. Want to know more? Then tune in to find out!

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Rachel Friedman Helps Companies Uncover What Makes Them Special, Leveraging Their Secret Sauce As a Source of Competitive Advantage To Win

Welcome to another episode of the Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Rachel Friedman, 30 years experienced professional dedicated to building brands through the lens of culture. She is the Founder and CEO of TENSPACE, a revolving brick-and-mortar store telling the untold stories of rising online brands. Every two months, TANSPACE completely transforms to immerse you in a different brand’s untold story with a unique and interactive showcase. Rachael is also the Founder and CEO of TENFOLD Brand, an award-winning strategy and creative firm that reveals and reflects the magic of brand and culture. They enable clients to live the brand through the creation of an inspired culture narrative and branded space. Don’t miss this episode! You will learn a lot!

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Vino Jeyapalan Helps Dogs Live Longer, Healthier and, Happier By Providing Fresh Dog Foods Right To Client’s Doorstep

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Vino Jeyapalan, Founder and CEO of Kabo, a Canadian company focused on helping dogs live healthier, happier and, longer lives. To receive fresh meals from Kabo, you have to fill out a quick questionnaire from their website. They will then recommend a meal plan for your dog based on its age, weight, entry-level and, breed. You will choose up to two recipes for your dog. Kabo will then deliver portioned meals right to your doorstep. Vino is also a Board Member of Forbes U30, the world’s leading voice for entrepreneurial success and free enterprise. Tune in to learn more on this!

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Severence MacLaughlin Addresses Business and Economic Challenges for Large Fortune 500 Companies by Building Sentient and Semi-sentient Systems of Intelligence

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Severence MacLaughlin, Founder, and CEO at DeLorean Artificial Intelligence, which produces sentient and semi-sentient systems of intelligence for Sales, CPG, Financial Services, Healthcare, Life sciences, and Natural Resources markets. DAI has successfully submitted and holds Patent Pending rights on a number of Predictive and Interventive AI capabilities. Dr. MacLaughlin is one of the top-ranked Life Sciences/Healthcare Data Scientists globally (Ranked top 20 Life Sciences Data Scientists.) He has delivered over 40 new disruptive technologies and implemented systems of intelligence resulting in over $1.8B in net present value to customers and an estimated $8B ROI over the next five years. Tune in to learn more on this!

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Evan Marwell Help Close Down The Digital Divide for The 18 Million Households That Have Access to The Internet But Can’t Afford to Connect

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Evan Marwell, Founder, and CEO at EducatioSuperHighway, a national non-profit organization that helps solve one of the biggest problems facing public schools in America - the digital divide. It focuses on America’s most unconnected communities, where more than 25% of people don’t have access to the internet. In partnership with governors from all 50 states along with federal policymakers and other education broadband stakeholders, they have connected 99% of America’s 47 million K-12 students. EducationSuperHighway has accomplished its mission by adopting strategies that accelerated its path to scale. Don’t miss this out!  

About Action and Ambition

In his new series Action and Ambition, featured on Entrepreneur.com, your host Andrew Medal goes behind the scenes to learn the backstories, mindsets, and actions of the world's most ambitious people.

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