Action and Ambition

Andrew Medal

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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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Chaitanya Patel Helps Introverts Elevate Confidence Through Style

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Chaitanya Patel, an Information Security professional who is getting ready to launch a streetwear this summer to help introverts like himself build confidence. He plans to mix streetwear culture with the introvert community in order to assist them in enhancing their Style and Confidence. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

22m
Aug 19
Jesse Anglen Helps Entrepreneurs Build Great Blockchain Products That Takes Over The Internet

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Jesse Anglen, Co-Founder, and CEO of Rapid Innovation, a blockchain app development company focused on helping entrepreneurs and startups build great products that decentralize the internet. They are a global team of 125+ with headquarters in the U.S. and India. It is on a mission to speed up the adoption of blockchain technology because we believe in its power to bring greater economic freedom to people around the world. Tune in to learn more!

29m
Aug 15
Nicholas Roberds Helps Small Roofing Business Owners and Contractors Level Up!

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Nicholas Roberds, Founder of levelupwithnick.com, which helps roofing contractors and small business owners take their companies to the next level. The team’s understanding of sales, marketing, systems, and processes, leveraging technology, and leadership will help accelerate you and your company toward your goals. Nick is also the Territory Sales Representative of Atlas Roofing Corporation, where he helps contractors and building material distributors leverage Atlas Roofing products to grow their businesses. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

29m
Aug 15
JeVon McCormick Helps Experts, Executives and Entrepreneurs Turn Their Ideas Into Books!

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is JeVon McCormick, President, and CEO of Scribe Media, a multi-million dollar publishing company that helps entrepreneurs, executives, and experts write, publish, and market their books. They surround you with a professional publishing team to help you position, write, edit, design, publish, and market your book, getting it out of your head and into the world. JeVon’s life didn’t begin as a success story. He was born the son of a Black pimp father and a white single mother on welfare. Poverty, abuse, eviction, and discrimination were a daily part of his life. Tune in to learn more about his success story!

33m
Aug 15
Mark Schwartz Produces Unique and Interesting Designs of Shoes and Bags

In this episode, we are joined by Mark Schwartz, a Shoe Designer and Artist who began his design career in the early 1980s in his early twenties with a 7-year-long run with a shoe design master - Roger Vivier. Vivier also introduced him to Andy Warhol. Warhol mentored Schwartz for about four years before his death and taught Schwartz to make actual paintings of his shoe designs. Schwartz has designed shoes for the likes of Oprah, Madonna, Katie Couric, Angelica Huston, Sharon Stone, Wendy Williams, Lady Gaga, Ralph Lauren, Balenciaga, Gucci, Jean Claude Jitrois, Calvin Klein, Richard Tyler, Mark Eisen, Balenciaga, Gucci, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Chanel, Hermes as well as being a ghost designer for more than several of the most famous footwear designers in our time. Tune in to learn more!

31m
Aug 13
Brenda Pak Enhances Workplace Culture by Promoting Diversity, Inclusive Behaviors, and Cultivating a Sense of Belonging

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Brenda Pak, Founder, and CEO of BackPac, a platform that helps people and DEI leaders improve inclusion and belongingness in the workplace. It is on a mission to build inclusive and purposeful cultures. Brenda explains that building a solid and inclusive culture will be essential as companies grow and compete for top talent. Those focusing on DEIB are 6X more frequently listed as a great place to work. Tune in to learn more!

29m
Aug 13
Jesse Young Helps Consumers Support or Boycott Companies Based on Their Unique Values

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Jesse Young, Founder of Truvalyou, a platform designed to help inform consumers about the good and bad companies based on their values and beliefs. With Truvalyou, you can buy from those companies that truly value you. His background is in global IoT fleet management, which is relied upon by supply chain, public and pupil transportation, stolen vehicle recovery, and more. He has helped build teams and technology that deliver. Tune in to learn more!

31m
Aug 13
Trisha Leconte Helps Individuals, Brands, and Corporations Create Engaging Content That Gets Noticed

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Trisha Leconte, a bestselling author, keynote speaker, masterful teacher, and top-ranked executive strategist. She is also the Creative Director of HeroBrand Media, where she helps coaches, entrepreneurs, and CEOs develop their message and turn it into a movement through branding, graphic design, and website. “Find your message and turn it into a movement” is what Trisha does best. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

27m
Aug 13
Brent Weinmann Creates Safe Nutritional Products That Promotes The Health and Happiness of Pets

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Brent Weinmann, President, and CEO at Vitakraft Sun Seed which is home to a family of brands producing premium pet food, treats, bedding, and supplements for small animals, birds, and other animal companions. Vitakraft Sun Seed takes its role of helping others to care for their pets seriously. Through experience, research, and innovation, they strive to create safe, nutritional products that promote the health and happiness of pets and help strengthen the human-animal bond. Tune in to learn more!

29m
Aug 11
Marie Price on Making a Difference in the Lives of Patients, Employees, and Community!

In this episode, we are joined by Marie Price, the COO of Valley Oaks Medical Group, a team of highly trained physicians that ensure patients receive the highest standard of care. They strive to redefine the way healthcare is administered through community-driven preventative care and proactive treatment. By centering care around the patient, they can improve health and wellbeing instead of treating symptoms. The team prioritizes the wellness of each of their patients with the necessary tools and resources to improve their quality of life. Tune in to learn more!

20m
Aug 11
Joe Thurman and Ubaldo Help People Find Meaningful Work and Companies Transform How They Hire

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today are Joe Thurman and Ubaldo, the Co-Founders of interviewIA, a company committed to helping businesses and interviewers better to make better hiring decisions. Joe is an entrepreneur, community leader, DEI, and talent expert who has spent most of his life in the great state of Colorado. Ubaldo has a passion for helping people feel safe and valued at work. He also had a clear perspective of the good, bad, and ugly of how companies are being built. They explain how they met and their company's role in the community. Tune in to learn more!

31m
Aug 11
Daniel Tapia Helps Tax Businesses Apply Marketing Principles, Techniques, and Technology That Produce Results

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Daniel Tapia, CMO at Genius Marketing, the most powerful and fully automated system for tax professionals interested in growing their business with a steady stream of new clients. They help business owners find the right prospects to target, engage those prospects with the right message, and deliver their value proposition consistently with a clear call to action. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

27m
Aug 10
Leonardo De Aguiar Connects High-End Private Chefs and Hospitality Professionals To Diners Who Want Fine Dining

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Leonardo De Aguiar, Founder and CEO of INTUEAT INCORPORATED, an online platform connecting professional Chefs to individuals across the nation seeking to elevate their meal experience. INTUEAT’s objective is to disrupt the F&B industry through its revolutionary marketplace that bridges the gap between top-tier chefs and premium clients with a taste for the exceptional. Every INTUEAT experience is designed to spark unforgettable moments on both sides of the plate. For diners, it’s the chance to sample all of the flavors life has to offer through a curated food experience. Tune in to learn more!

24m
Aug 10
Natalie Blanco Provides Quality Cleaning for Airbnb and Short-Term Rentals

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Natalie Blanco, the CEO of Magic Helpers, an Airbnb and short-term rental cleaning company that specializes in quality cleaning and prioritized reliability. The company has grown from a home cleaning business to a full property management company in just a few years. Natalie’s goal is to take the pressures off of rental owners while maintaining strong client relationships. Tune in to learn more!

22m
Aug 10
Fardad Zand Solves Inefficiencies in Web3 and Decentralized Economy

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Fardad Zand, Co-Founder, and CEO of Wisdomise, an AI powerhouse, driven to solve inefficiencies in web3 and decentralized economy. It aims at reconciling human and machine intelligence for the purpose of tokenizing the wisdom of crowds and democratizing Defi for the masses. Wisdomise creates the opportunity for everyone on Earth to create wealth by sharing their knowledge and leveraging the knowledge of others. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

31m
Aug 10
Jaime Nacach Helps Companies Find and Hire Virtual Assistants and Professionals From Latin America!

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Jaime Nacach, Founder and CEO of Virtual Latinos, the first platform focused on connecting entrepreneurs, teams, and agencies from the US, Canada, and the world with virtual assistants and virtual marketers from Latin America. He is also the Founder and CEO of Bloominari, a company that offers a new concept for purchasing design and marketing services through the internet. The company offers small and medium businesses the tools they need to market their company in today's digital world effectively. Jaime explains how he got into the digital marketing space. Tune in to learn more!

30m
Aug 09
Jonathan Almanzar on the Journey To Opening Chick’nCone - The First Craft Food Chicken

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Jonathan Almanzar, Co-Founder, and CEO of Chick’nCone, a Florida-based fast craft food chicken with 24 restaurants in 12 states and another 58 under development. It expects to have 50 restaurants open by the end of 2022. He recently released NFTs that operate on a novel financial model that combines investment in an NFT with profit from restaurant franchises. In addition, Jonathan has authored several motivational books and is passionate about his family and serving the community. Tune in to learn more!

28m
Aug 09
Anthony Nagendraraj and Marissa Huggins Help Organizations Build Strong Communities

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today are Anthony Nagendraraj and Marissa Huggins, the Co-Founders of Spontivly, a Community Management System that integrates with a company's suite of community tools to allow for greater insights and efficiencies. The software provides real-time analytics to measure community engagement, growth, and impact across any platform. They imagine a world where technology can bring people together by creating powerful and meaningful communities for everyone across the globe. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

22m
Aug 09
Sam Weitzman Makes Pools Safer and Easier To Maintain Using Advanced Artificial Intelligence

In this episode, we are joined by Sam Weitzman, the Founder, and CEO of Deep Innovations, which develops cutting-edge cloud-based technology, artificial intelligence, and computer vision to create various value-add applications. Its first product, PoolScout, runs on a proprietary platform called ScoutX and launches in August 2022. Advanced 3D mapping and IVA smart navigation technologies are used for efficient pool cleaning and maintenance. The AI-controlled robot can identify obstacles, target dirty areas, and perform scheduled, targeted, and automated cleaning. Tune in to learn more!

19m
Aug 09
Ken Mack on Creating Wealth Through Acquisitions Using Blockchain and Digital Assets

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Ken Mack, the Chief M and A Officer of Acquire.F i, the first crypto M and A platform in the world that allows you to buy and sell crypto companies and online businesses with crypto. They are also running Acquire Pills, which enables retail investors to earn passive income by turning their intangible assets into real-world assets like companies and gold. It is where investing and Web3 intersect, creating a new wealth-building paradigm for all. Tune in to learn more!

35m
Aug 08
Robyn Linn On Rising The Bar For Integrity in The Crypto World

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Robyn Linn, an elected community leader for Vetter Ecosystem. The Vetter Ecosystem is a community-oriented project that has established itself as a trusted resource for decentralized finance investors. The organization 'vets' early-stage blockchain projects before they even hit the market, giving trusted information to Vetter community members, so they know how best to invest. Robyn also serves as Lead Business Developer on JRM Development to build out Blockchain projects and improve their business structure, team growth, and expansion while offering consulting in marketing, branding, and business-operation facilitation. Tune in to learn more!

36m
Aug 06
Cory Chamberlain Helps Businesses Grow Using World Class Digital Media Services

In this episode, we are joined by Cory Chamberlain, the Founder, and CEO of FatCatPR, a digital PR agency focused on working with health care, start-ups, and other businesses seeking capital and leveraging PR to attract investors. It helps organizations need to get their news in front of the media, stakeholders, and the public that searches for news online. FATCAT PR maintains its proprietary distribution technologies that enable them to target audiences globally and drive demand across all channels. Tune in to learn more!

27m
Aug 06
Maya Bernaia Builds Trust, Entrepreneurship, Community Values, and Security Values in the Digital World

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Maya Bernaia, the Creator and Project Leader of IamFuture Ecosystem, a global online holding that offers the world a complex ecosystem built on three main pillars: multipurpose, security, and creativity, meeting many needs of contemporary society even during bearish market trends. IamFairplay is a validation platform, the solution for businesses and customers to minimize the risks and maximize trust during various transactions in the digital world. Tune in to learn more!

29m
Aug 05
Charles Bush Helps Injured People Find Justice!

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Charles Bush, the Managing Partner at Bush and Bush Law Group, a company that represents injured people that have been catastrophically injured. At Bush and Bush Law Group, attorneys take a different modern-day approach to helping clients tell their stories. Using real-life videos, animations, and reconstructionists, The lawyers at Bush & Bush Law Group spare no expense in ensuring clients are left with the maximum amount of recovery possible. Tune in to learn more!

26m
Aug 05
Frank Miller On Utilizing Technology in The Real Estate Space To Automate Lead Management and Increase Profitability

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Frank Miller, Founder of SimplifyREI, a simple, easy-to-use CRM optimized for Real Estate Investors to step away from the computer and automate lead management. It increases Real Estate Investors' lead conversion and net profitability. Frank explains how the platform helps businesses save time and increase profits. Tune in to learn more!

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Aug 05
Frank Miller On Utilizing Technology in The Real Estate Space To Automate Lead Management and Increase Profitability

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Frank Miller, Founder of SimplifyREI, a simple, easy-to-use CRM optimized for Real Estate Investors to step away from the computer and automate lead management. It increases Real Estate Investors' lead conversion and net profitability. Frank explains how the platform helps businesses save time and increase profits. Tune in to learn more!

30m
Aug 05
Mark Murrell Curates The 1-in-a-100 Million Cotton Candy Lobster NFTs

Welcome to another episode of the Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Mark Murrell, Chief Curator of Haddie Bay Club, a collection of 7777 Haddie, the 1-in-100-million Cotton Candy Lobster NFTs. Mark has a partnership with Coppersmith and became Haddie’s trusted guardian. Though Mark quickly found Haddie a forever home at a local aquarium, he knew the whole world would fall in love with her amazing colors if given a chance to behold Haddie’s beauty, and he was right. Haddie took over social and the news. She was an overnight sensation. They are now building a special “1-in-100-million” community around this ultra-rare lobster. Tune in to learn more

33m
Aug 01
Daniel Tonkopi Redefines The Future of Transportation With Electric Bikes

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Daniel Tonkopi, Founder and CEO of Delfast bikes, the electric bike company with the World Guinness Record for the longest distance travelled on a single charge. They produce the transport of the future: easy-to-use and simple in servicing, powerful and eco-friendly vehicles for city use. People in over 40 countries enjoy the ride with Delfast using e-bikes for professional needs. Their partnerships include dealers in the US, South Africa, and the EU, police departments in the US and Mexico, the Ukrainian Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, etc. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

30m
Aug 01
Asya Abdrahman and Adrian Abello Bridges The Digital Divide by Leveraging Collaborative Art-Based Solutions

 Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Our guests for today are Asya Abdrahman and Adrian Abello, the Co-Founders of The Kin DAO and Primordia DAO. Primordia is a year-long project DAO serving as onboarding for communities traditionally excluded through art-based solutions. Building in biomimicry of mushrooms, Hyphae represented the beginning filaments of the mycelium network. Now that The Kin DAO had expanded to onboard over 50 individuals and 5 DAOs, they moved into the next phase of mycelium development. Tune in to learn more!

32m
Jul 28
Kris Zizzo Helps People Regain Control of Their Health and Happiness!

Welcome to another episode of The Action and Ambition Podcast! Joining us today is Kris Zizzo, a Fitness Coach at Team Zizzo, where he helps busy and unfulfilled people regain control of their health and happiness. Kris is also the Founder of Its A Fit, a dating application that matches partners based on their health, fitness, and wellness lifestyles. Vegans match with vegans, yoga enthusiasts match with other yoga enthusiasts, and marathon runners match with other runners. There are over 100 health, fitness, and wellness categories to select from. Don’t miss a thing on this. Tune in to learn more!

25m
Jul 28