Embrace the Suck Podcast

Embrace the Suck Podcast

Latest Episodes

Women: The Unicorn(s) of the Tech World
December 14, 2015

Bridging the gender gap in tech.

Revenge of the Nerds; Or, The Anatomy of a Life-Saving Transformation
December 06, 2015

How two incredibly successful writers and entrepreneurs overcame crippling depression and social anxiety and tackled their debilitating fears (and, sicknesses, too) through life-changing transformations that, in a lot of ways, would save their lives....

Thinking Different: The Entrepreneurial Mindset and How to Think Like One
November 25, 2015

What characteristics define the entrepreneurial mindset -- absurd optimism, thinking big and thinking outside of the box -- and how several entrepreneurs have leveraged that thinking to create huge success in their businesses. Including Chad and Scott...

The Crash and Burn Guide to Building a Startup
November 11, 2015

In this episode, I talk with several founders about the art of building a startup, dealing with the rollercoaster of emotions and why you should start NOW. Featuring Dane Atkinson, CEO of SumAll, Karl Gusner, co-founder of GoodAudience and Peter...

The Power of Gratitude w/ Dave Kerpen of Likeable Local
November 05, 2015

In this episode, I talk with Dave Kerpen, founder of Likeable Local, about the importance of gratitude in dealing with difficult moments, how he's learned to embrace the struggle and how to find time for family while running a business.

"The public school system is an abymsal failure." - Interview w/ Charles Tips
October 29, 2015

In this episode I spoke with Charles Tips -- an entrepreneur and Quora rockstar -- about why the current education system sucks, the importance of real-life experiences for children, and how we can improve the school system.

"How do I get motivated every single day?" and "Why do people like President Obama?"
October 27, 2015

Answering the tough Quora questions, including: "How do I get motivated every single day?" And: "Why do people like President Obama?"

The Abyss: Why we're stronger than we think
October 21, 2015

In this episode, we talk with three people who have lived through tragic losses and came out much stronger and more resilient on the other side. With Paula Stephens, Mike Stemple, Mike Sales

How to be an awesome CEO, with Dane Atkinson of SumAll
October 15, 2015

Interview with Dane Atkinson, CEO of SumAll, where we talk about a little bit of everything: the scariest moments in his entrepreneurial career, how he deals with stress and failure and how he learned how to fire people better.

Interview w/ Mike Stemple of Inspirer
October 13, 2015

In this episode of the Embrace the Suck podcast, I interview Mike Stemple of Inspirer about how a brain-injury early-on in his life changed everything; how he became an entrepreneur and how a near-death experience pushed him to create Inspirer.