Léon & George, the trendsetter of indoor house plants, is providing the best experience in buying quality greens paired with architectural designer pots. Gorgeous, responsibly-sourced living plants are pre-potted and delivered right to your doorstep—thriving even when shipped across the country.Bring Nature Indoors: Premium plants, potted and delivered. Ron joins Justin to discuss launching the business.
Over the past 40 years, Tom Stanley and his daughter Sarah Stanley Fallaw have been involved in research examining how self-made, economically successful Americans became that way. Sarah Fallaw joins Justin to discuss her new book and strategies for building wealth.
Monique joins Justin to discuss their new line of get-to-know-you conversation card games, the New York Toy Fair, and more!
In 2008, G. Brian Benson followed a hunch and left his family’s golf center business, stepping into the unknown. Ever since, inspiration has followed. Letting intuition be his guide, he began to step out of his comfort zone and unexpected paths and talents started to emerge such as writing, acting, and crafting stories.Brian joins Justin to discuss his new success book.
MoveMe Activewear, inspired by and designed in the colorful and vibrant city of New Orleans Louisiana, is a high-quality brand that feels good, looks good and is proudly made in the USA.Cara Joseph joins Justin to discuss launching the activewear brand.
22 year-old Daniel “D” Katz is the founder of No Cow, the fast-growing brand of vegan, dairy-free protein bars. D has always been the curious, entrepreneurial, obsessive there’s-got-to-be-a-better-way type. The kind of kid that owns his own business at age 12. When he thinks of something, he goes out and does it. D joins Justin to discuss launching the business as well as his newest innovation, the No Cow Energy Bar.
Cathy Hotka connects retail leaders to advance the industry. After starting her career in the White House and on Capitol Hill, Cathy turned to association work. In her seven years at the National Retail Federation, she created the NRF CIO Council and NRFtech, which have changed the way CIOs converse. As one of the most connected people in retail, she established Cathy Hotka & Associates in 2002 to create a community for the retail industry that enabled better knowledge-sharing, constructive brainstorming, and new solutions to old issues. Cathy joins Justin to discuss Retail and growing her own business through relationships.
Adrian Salamunovic is a renowned growth hacker and one of the world's top experts in earned media and PR. He is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder of CanvasPop. Adrian and co-author Cameron Herold have written an incredible new book called Free PR: How to Get Chased By The Press Without Hiring A PR Firm. Adrian joins Justin to discuss the world of marketing, PR and many of the strong concepts in his book.
Wynd Technologies, Inc. is based in Redwood City, California and was founded by Raymond Wu in 2014. Wynd creates products that help people breathe healthier air wherever they go. Ray joins Justin to discuss making the move from investment firm and strategy consultant to entrepreneur. Use code “WyndxContender” for 10% off orders.
TripOutside was founded by Julie and Reet Singh out of a shared enthusiasm for outdoor adventure and travel. TripOutside allows customers to discover top outdoor destinations and rent the gear they need to experience them. No more searching for and contacting shops, checking gear availability, booking over the phone, waiting for bikes, skis and kayaks to be prepared, and tedious waiver processes. Customers find their favorite activities and destinations on TripOutside.com and book their gear online quickly and easily. Julie joins Justin to discuss launching the business.
Urban Axes is the country’s leading indoor recreational axe throwing facility. Founded in 2016 in Philadelphia, PA by four friends, Urban Axes combines the excitement of axe throwing with friendly competition in a social atmosphere. Urban Axes is an experience unlike any other that everyone (21+) can enjoy and a founding member of the National Axe Throwing Federation (NATF). Krista Paton joins Justin to discuss leaving the corporate world to launch this exciting new entertainment concept.
What do you do with an idea!? The answer is in today’s podcast! Inventor Brian Fried is a product inventor, author, radio host, consultant and Executive Director of the United Inventors Association (UIA). He is the author of Inventing Secrets Revealed, You & Your Big Ideas, and Invention Playbook for Inventors with Big Ideas. Brian joins Justin to discuss bringing ideas to life.
DYLN, is a company that creates reusable water bottles that turn water into alkaline water. Since 2015, DYLN has eliminated more than 80 million plastic bottles worldwide by preventing the need to buy single-use alkaline bottles. Dorian Ayres is the founder of the company and his life journey and the story of the brand are both very inspiring. Dorian joins Justin to discuss building the business, preserving the environment, and inspire healthy lives, one bottle at a time.
Science fiction has become reality. Imagine downloading any electronic device that you want then printing it in minutes. That’s what’s possible with the Electronic Alchemy eForge. Dr. Chance Glenn joins Justin to discuss the 3D Printing industry, launching a NASA-backed business in the space, and the growth potential for the market.
For decades, the only cases available for contact lens wearers have been plastic, cheap and disposable. Not anymore. Meet the Lenspod. Entrepreneur, Avi Sharoni, wants to create a cleaner, greener and more premium option – Lenspod is one of the first innovations in contact lens storage in years. Avi joins Justin to discuss launching the business.
Kim Paciotti is a certified professional dog trainer; a canine scientist specializing in puppies. Her research within the field of puppy training led Kim to create The Empowered Puppy Program, an exciting approach to training the whole puppy- mentally, physically, and socially. Kim believes that solving the ongoing issue of dog surrenders to shelters and rescues begins with a solid foundation in puppyhood. Kim joins Justin to discuss building the business –one puppy at a time!
Tend is an innovative new event staffing platform that recently launched in the Los Angeles region. Tend is the first-ever digital marketplace for event staffing, connecting event hosts to a network of Tenders (bartenders, servers, and wait staff). Davis Waddell joins Justin to discuss launching this new marketplace.
Joe Meyer is the Founder & CEO of ExecThread – a premium, peer-to-peer job sharing network and the leading aggregator of unpublished executive-level job opportunities in the world. Joe joins Justin to discuss launching the business, and how his company is providing a level playing field for underrepresented professionals.
Janine Iannarelli is the Founder & President of Par Avion Ltd and is the top female representative selling and purchasing business aircraft internationally. Janine joins Justin to discuss launching and growing her business, the growth of business aviation, the importance of STEM/STEAM education and workforce development, and much more.
Wai-Loong Lim is founder and principal of Y Studios, a San Francisco-based design and research consultancy he launched with his wife/top design researcher in 2003. Wai is a hybrid creative: equally obsessed making 2-D and 3-D, spanning graphic, interface and industrial product design. He’s innovated the most successful consumer tech today includingTiVo, Sonos, and Philips, along with lifestyle and cultural groundbreakers—from footwear to coffee. Wai joins Justin to discuss product innovation and bringing ideas to life.
The Abele Group is a finance and technology company leading the financial industry into the digital age. It is made up of two subsidiary business units that work together leveraging blockchain and AI to increase security, efficiency, transparency and adoption of cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Phil Woods, Abele Group’s CEO, joins Justin to discuss launching this next-gen digital finance business.
Twenty-one years ago, founder and actor Lynne Lambert created the iconic NYC Subway Line under license from New York's MTA. Those cool products were her first foray into maps as art and include T-shirts and accessories featuring the NYC subway system. For years, customers had asked to create map-themed bags and other products for their locations. The concept is now reality with the new MAP'T GEAR division. Lynne joins Justin to discuss launching and growing the business.
Maxwell Cohen is the founder and CEO of Peel Away Labs, the innovative start-up company that developed Peelaways, the bedding industry’s first multilayered, disposable, waterproof fitted sheet designed for the home, industrial and healthcare markets. Maxwell joins Justin to discuss how he started the company and how he is growing it globally.
Husband and wife duo Kathy Larchian and Marco Perry are the founders of Brooklyn-based design and invention firm PENSA—a visionary product design firm known for creating the most groundbreaking tech innovations today. Marco joins Justin to discuss product development and how PENSA brings ideas to life.
Americans use 500 Million straws every single day. And Miles Pepper and Emma Cohen decided to do something about it. They founded FinalStraw – a company centered on creating the world’s first reusable, collapsible straw. In business now for over a year, they raised nearly $2m in Kickstarter funding and have been on Shark Tank. Miles joins Justin to discuss this new high-growth business.