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Jeff Lin: More than a Rock Star

May 3, 20140 Comments

We love Harvey Danger, but we also love hearing about successful entrepreneurs. Jeff Lin was a successful rock star and now is Cofounder and President of Captricity, a software company that creates products that allow anyone to turn paper-based data into structured electronic data. This venture won “Best Technology” Launch 1.0 in March of 2012. Here is the rebroadcast of our talk, continued.

http://captricity.com/    http://www.harveydanger.com/

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Humble Beginnings: The Full Monte

April 19, 20140 Comments

We look back, look forward and look cross-eyed at ourselves. This is the story of The Trailer Talks from the very beginning to our plans for the future. We take requests! So, if you have anyone or anything you would like to see on our show, let us know and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

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Mel Nelson loves coffee

January 24, 20140 Comments

Melanie Nelson and her husband, Andy own 5 Sparrows, a company dedicated to coffee. For the Nelsons, coffee is as much a way of life as an occupation. For eight years, they owned and operated a specialty espresso business on the beautiful west shore of Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana. They evolved into devoted baristas and found great pleasure in working with ther hearts, ther minds and ther hands as a means to connect with people.   It was out of this earnest dedication that 5 Sparrows was born.

http://www.5sparrowsbrand.com/

 

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Viva Las Vegas!

January 17, 20140 Comments

Road Trip!! Cecilie attended New Media Expo 2014 (formerly Blogworld) and met a small army of creative people. She did her best to ask them all what the one thing is that they think everyone needs to know about living a creative life. Here are the answers from Rick Calvert, Michael Stelzner, Mike Brooks, Chris Heuer, Dave Jackson, Dino Dogan, Mike Mataluni & David Pagan, Lynette Young, Pat Flynn, and Chris Ducker, with a special TTT Guest cameo by Ryan Parker. Thanks to all who were willing to be interviewed!

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Jeff Gitterman: Beyond Success

January 10, 20140 Comments

Jeffrey Gitterman is a speaker and financial expert living in New Jersey. Jeff talks about how he was inspired to write his book “Beyond Success” and how he is trying to help people be their best by redefining wealth. Jeff founded his financial company, Gitterman & Assoc Wealth Management and his coaching company, Beyond Success Consulting to help bring change Wall Street. His four pillars will make you think.

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2013: The Year in Review!

January 3, 20140 Comments

We are leaving 2013 behind, but not without a final nod and thank you to all of our guests and viewers over the past 12 months. Cheers to all of you for sticking with us through the good and the bad, the funny and startling, for all the outtakes and the profound thoughts. Let’s make 2014 super fun!

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Cooking the Web with Babette Pepaj

December 20, 20130 Comments

Babette Pepaj is a multimedia producer with more than a decade of experience creating trend-setting network television programming. Babette launched multi-Webby honored BakeSpace.com in 2006 as the Web’s first food social network. She then democratized cookbook publishing with CookbookCafe.com – the first DIY platform that lets anyone publish and sell a cookbook as an ebook and iPad app. She also created the traveling TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference. She shares her secrets to success with us here on the Trailer Talks!

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Sustainability Leader Jay Friedlander

November 29, 20130 Comments

Jay Friedlander is the founder of the Sustainable Business Program and the inaugural Sharpe-McNally Chair of Green and Socially Responsible Business at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. College of the Atlantic has been cited by the Princeton Review, the Sustainable Endowment Institute, Fast Company, The New York Times and others as a leader in sustainability. We talk about his Peace Corps beginnings, business background and what he thinks are the most important skills for college students to learn.

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Entrepreneurial Expert James Spencer

November 23, 20130 Comments

James Spencer is an entrepreneurial expert and Director of the Rensselaer Technology Park and the Emerging Ventures Ecosystem – RPI’s Distributed Incubation Program in Troy, NY. They’re holding a great event December 5th for entrepreneurs and innovators around the world and you can get in on it. Check out http://rpihub.org/business-opportunities-to-success-summit-home/ for more information!

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Rebroadcast: Who is your biggest advocate?

November 15, 20130 Comments

If this sounds familiar, it should, because this is a rebroadcast of our June 2013 episode of The Question #3.  Enjoy!

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Hail The Reigning Monarchs!

October 28, 20130 Comments

Michael Eisenstein and Greg Behrendt are the core of the Reigning Monarchs, a band that combines surf guitar, reverb, brass quadrophenia and punk. Their new album was released in the end of September and it is really great. Mike and Greg talk about their introductions to music, design and each other. Have a listen then check out their website: http://thereigningmonarchs.com/

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Monica Wofford Knows Leadership

October 3, 20130 Comments

Monica Wofford is an entrepreneur, leader, trainer and CEO of Contagious Companies. Her leadership training has seen proven results at many US and internationally-based companies and she gets rave reviews for her speaking engagements. She is the author of four must-read books for managers: Contagious Leadership, Contagious Quotations, What Does Leadership Take? and Make Difficult People Disappear. Listen to her story here and check out her free training on iTunes: Monday Morning Moments with Monica. She was a delight to talk to!

http://www.contagiouscompanies.com/

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Outtakes!

August 31, 20130 Comments

Sometimes we get to reminiscing and go through all of the old footage. This time we realized that we deleted the last outtakes reel, so we decided to make another one. Here it is, kids. Be warned: this episode contains adult language.

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John Elerick, the Gentleman

August 23, 20130 Comments

Filmmaker John Elerick talks about his Buckeye roots, his start in LA and his YouTube success: The Genlemen’s Rant.  His YouTube channel started with banned Apple product promotions and has a dedicated following.  This content is explicit, so consider yourself warned.

 

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Steve Olsher Talks About Reinvention

August 9, 20130 Comments

Steve Olsher is America’s Reinvention Expert and has taught thousands how to NICHETIZE!™ (nitch a tize) by identifying and monetizing their WHAT — that is, the ONE thing they were born to do. This is his story of how he got to where he is, author of three acclaimed books, master of Internet Prophets and really nice guy.

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Brian Hepp’s Salt Company

August 3, 20130 Comments

Brian Hepp started in medical sales, but he always knew he would be his own boss. Here he tells the story of his transition, his beginnings and why he chose to sell salt. (Also, get some of his truffle salt from his website, heppssalt.com or Sur la Table. It’s so amazing on eggs, you’ll think you’re in heaven.)

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Geoff Talbot in Seven Sentences

July 26, 20130 Comments

Geoff Talbot writes Seven Sentences and consults companies on their digital media strategies. His life has taken him from New Zealand to the UK to Los Angles and has landed him in Portland, Oregon. Check out what he has to say about his journey from veterinary surgeon to filmmaker to digital media consultant.

http://sevensentences.com/

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Richard Laver and Kate Farms

July 20, 20130 Comments

Richard Laver, tennis pro tuned entrepreneur started his company, Kate Farms in a blender in his kitchen to help his young daughter. Add a few years, some struggle, and a few more products and you get a winning formula that also includes love, family and a thriving little girl. Richard has big plans to help people and has great advice for anyone starting a business.

http://www.katefarms.com

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Cathy Unruh Loves Animals.

July 13, 20130 Comments

Author and animal rights advocate Cathy Unruh worked for 15 years as a broadcast journalist before meeting her husband in Florida. Her life changed completely and she wrote “TAMING ME: Memoir of a Clever Island Cat,” published October 2012 after a trip to Cat Cay in the Bahamas and subsequent adoption of her cat, Lucy Miracle. If you love animals, you’ll love this determined activist.

http://www.cathyunruh.com

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Adam Ruben, PhD!

July 5, 20130 Comments

Yes, with an exclamation point! After seven years, I’d use a more emphatic punctuation, too. Adam visited us in the Trailer while whisking through LA on one of his other gigs.  Check out our talk and his website, too. http://adamruben.net/

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Matt Kelly: Still Living Outrageously!

June 21, 20130 Comments

We had Matt Kelly and Dave Thompson of the Living Outrageously podcast in the Trailer via Skype last year. This week, we have Matt Kelly here in person, talking about what’s new in his creative life, from moving to San Francisco to playing in the US tech sector. Outrageous fun!

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From Poker to Flowers…David Daneshgar

June 7, 20130 Comments

David Daneshgar  of BloomNation.com met us in one of his florists’ locations: My Beverly Hills Florist. The smell and beauty there was amazing and the explanation of how someone goes from World Poker Champ to Floral Entrepreneur was equally as stunning. Here’s David’s story…

 

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Artist Gus Brethome-Avila

May 31, 20130 Comments

We caught up with Gus Brethome-Avila by chance while we were shooting in an art gallery in San Pedro, California. He is an artist and urban planner, works as a tennis pro and speaks four languages. He wowed us. Have a look…

See his portfolio by clicking here.

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Author Adam Shepard Inspires

May 24, 20130 Comments

Adam Shepard, author and traveler, Skypes in to the Trailer to talk about his two books, One Year Lived and Scratch Beginnings. His journeys set an amazing example for living life to the fullest for young and old alike. Kids and parents, if you’re unsure about what to do next in life, his books are excellent and we highly recommend them.

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Andy Sacher: Designer, Activist

May 17, 20130 Comments

Andy Sacher is a force to be reckoned with. An LGBTQ activist, not-for-profit founder and creative designer, Andy has been creating meaningful experiences for people for over 20 years. His most recent project, The Lavender Effect, truly comes from the heart.

Click here to visit The Lavender Effect.

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Entrepreneur Ben Keene

April 12, 20130 Comments

Ben Keene founded Tribewanted, a very unique, member-driven, ecotourism group that creates sustainable communities throughout the world. He tells the story of the business this week. He’ll be back next week to talk about his personal journey.

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About the Trailer

October 1, 20120 Comments

A behind the scenes look at what it takes to produce the show. Have fun with this one. We did!

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