Matt Zinman is a difference-maker devoted to personally enrich the lives of at least 100 million people by 2025. His new book, “Z-isms: Insights to Live By” is based on his experiences as an entrepreneur, athlete, single parent, caregiver, and nonprofit founder. Matt is also the host of "Insights to Live By," a podcast that invites guests to share their own pearls of wisdom. He is also CEO of The Internship Institute, which he established in 2007 to "Make Experience Matter."
Matt and Mark discuss energy management, believing in oneself, goals, mental health, internships and productivity, and creating space.
Paul Cuatrecasas is the founder and CEO of investment banking firm, Aquaa Partners, and the author of Go Tech, or Go Extinct. Over the past 30 years, he has completed over 50 technology, media and telecom M&A transactions around the world worth more than $25 billion and over 70 corporate finance advisory and strategic consultancy assignments. Paul holds an MBA in finance from Columbia University and a BA in economics from Wake Forest University. He lives (most of the time) in London with his wife and three children.
Mark and Paul discuss working from home, what it might look like to return to pre-COVID normal, holograms and advanced technology, manual typewriters, whiteout, and more.
Melina Palmer is a behavioral economist and host of The Brainy Business podcast. She helps people understand the psychology of why people buy and how to work with the natural rules of the brain instead of how we think it "should" work. Melina shares this expertise via the podcast, public speaking, an Inc Magazine column, and consulting with businesses of all sizes and industries.
Melina and Mark discuss behavioral economics, subconscious minds, bikeshedding, dopamine hits, notifications, and more.
A marketer with a knack for social media, Brenda Meller is a self-proclaimed “ambassador” of LinkedIn, national speaker, and the Chief Engagement Officer at Meller Marketing. She is also the creator of the Meller Marketing #LinkedInROCKSTARS
Brenda and Mark talk about mistakes people make using LinkedIn, DM-ing the correct way, automation woes, fake accounts, and more.
Tony Martignetti is a leadership coach with a specialty in working with leaders and their teams to navigate through change and unlock their true potential.
Tony and Mark discuss finding fulfillment in life, why you need to take the time to reassess what you're doing, talking to yourself, and more.
Tim Ringgold is a board-certified music therapist in Orange County, CA, as well as an author, columnist, and international speaker. He teaches stressed out professionals how to reach for music to increase productivity, creativity, and connection. Tim was the first person to give a TEDx talk on music therapy in 2012.
Tim and Mark discuss the hidden power of music, mixtapes, the power playlist, getting to top speed, and more.
Nick Velasquez is a passionate learner and a devoted student of mastery. He’s the author of the popular blog UnlimitedMastery.com, where he writes about learning science, peak performance, creativity, and mastering skills. His writing has been featured in outlets such as TIME and Thought Catalogue. Nick speaks multiple languages and spends his time between Tokyo and Montréal.
In this episode, Nick and Mark discuss the transition from knowledge to learning a skill, why people don't want to learn, and shortening the curve.
Brian is passionate about living life to the fullest and empowering and inspiring everyone who comes across his path. He had a 23-year career in IT which started in Argentina at the young age of 13 and continued when he immigrated to Canada at age 20. Brian grew his social media presence on LinkedIn from 5k to 175k followers in ten months as a fluke and rediscovered why he was born.
In this episode, Brian and Mark discuss building authority on LinkedIn, leading with your heart, how to monetize, LinkedIn pods, and more.
Lydia is a wife and mom of 3 from Raleigh, North Carolina, who left her corporate training & coaching job in March 2020 to launch Banish Business Clutter, focused on helping business owners reduce physical, digital, and mental clutter. She is an Evernote Certified Consultant and self-proclaimed digital therapist... helping her clients reduce stress and gain confidence with their online systems through personal coaching and her signature course, The Digital Clutter Cure. She loves tech and digital tools and teaching others how to use them!
In this episode, Lydia and Mark discuss how clutter makes you feel, the three types of clutter, and her two-word secret to decluttering success.
Kamini Wood, a mother of 5, is an international best-selling author, and certified life coach for teens & adults. Board-certified through the American Association of Drugless Practioners, as founder and CEO of Live Joy Your Way and the AuthenticMe® RiseUp program, she works with high achievers on letting go of stress, overwhelm and anxiety that comes with trying to do everything, and trying to do it all perfectly.
In this episode, Kamini and Mark discuss relationship with yourself, outsourcing your self-worth, joy, and living on autopilot.