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March 29, 2020

#115: Sam Adams, CEO and Co-Founder of dot.LA

Sam Adams serves as chief executive of . A former financial journalist for Bloomberg and Reuters, Adams moved to the business sid…

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March 23, 2020

#114: Kari Clark, Founder and CEO of Uplift, a Platform Supporting W…

Kari's story: "During my first week back from maternity leave, my daughter’s daycare closed for two weeks because they accident…

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March 17, 2020

#113: Asa Firestone, CEO and Co-Founder of the Boulder Adventure Lodg…

Asa Firestone is an avid rock climber and entrepreneur based in Boulder, Colorado. He often describes himself as a washed up expl…

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March 11, 2020

#112: Blaine Vess, Co-Founder of Student Brands (Sold for $58.5 milli…

Blaine founded what's now known as in 1999 as a freshman in college. He didn't raise any money and Barnes and Noble Education (N…

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March 2, 2020

#111: Phil O'Brien, Founder and Publisher of W42ST, a New York City L…

Phil O’Brien is the founder and publisher of , a hyperlocal lifestyle print magazine and media brand that connects readers to the…

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Feb. 24, 2020

#110: Lauren Foundos, Founder and CEO of FORTË, on Building a Streami…

Lauren Foundos is the Founder and CEO of , a company that streams live and on-demand boutique fitness classes from the hottest st…

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Feb. 19, 2020

#109: Nicaila Matthews Okome, Founder of Side Hustle Pro, on Creating…

Nicaila Matthews Okome is a Jamaican born, Bronx bred marketer and side hustler turned full-time podcaster and entrepreneur. In…

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Feb. 10, 2020

#108: Rob Mather, Founder and CEO of the Against Malaria Foundation, …

Malaria kills about 400,000 people per year with millions more falling ill - 70% of these people are children under 5 years old. …

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Feb. 3, 2020

#107: Zach Beinlich of Yam Haus on Playing Sold Out Shows, Growing a …

Zach Beinlich is the bass player of , a band which exploded in popularity in 2019.  With "electro-poppy grooves and swooning vo…

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Jan. 27, 2020

#106: Tara Zedayko, Co-Founder and CEO of DIG Labs, on Bringing Perso…

Tara, a scientist-turned-general-manager with over 14-years of cross-functional healthcare experience at Johnson & Johnson, co-fo…

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Jan. 21, 2020

#105: Brittany Laughlin, Investor Relations at Blockstack PBC and Fou…

, is Head of Investor Relations at Blockstack PBC. She’s spent 6 years investing in blockchain and network effect businesses thro…

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Jan. 13, 2020

#104: Brian Conyer, Co-Founder and CEO of GIBLIB, a Medical Education…

Brian Conyer is the co-founder and CEO of , a company he started in 2015 with fellow USC Trojan Jihye Shin. curates and create…

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Jan. 6, 2020

#103: Christina Blacken, Founder of The New Quo, on the Power of Stor…

Christina founded because she believes story is one of our most powerful tools for change. The New Quo is a content platform and…

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Jan. 2, 2020

#102: Liz Long, Founder of Learn to Make a Product

Liz Long is on a mission to help "makers" succeed! She's the creator of Learn To Make A Product™ and contributing writer at Forbe…

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Dec. 30, 2019

#101: Rob Patrick, Founder of Bitmob, on Impacting the Software Engin…

Rob Patrick, the founder of , started writing code at 12 years old and never looked back. He's since become a CTO, CEO, co-founde…

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Dec. 23, 2019

#100: Zach Evans, Founder of Piano University, on Getting to $1 Milli…

Zach Evans, my best friend since high school, is a pianist, producer, and kick-ass entrepreneur who turned his passion for piano …

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Dec. 19, 2019

#99: Marla Isackson, Founder and CEO of Ossa and Host of the Mind of …

Marla Isackson is a seasoned marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience creating innovative marketing campaigns for world…

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Dec. 16, 2019

#98: Stephanie Thoma, Networking Strategy Coach, International Speake…

Stephanie Thoma is a networking strategy coach, international speaker and writer based in San Francisco, serving on the board of …

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Dec. 11, 2019

#97: Wietse Van Der Werf, CEO of Sea Ranger Service, the World's Firs…

Wietse Van Der Werf is an award-winning social entrepreneur and conservationist, pioneering regenerative blue economy ventures. F…

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Dec. 10, 2019

#96: Katherine Sprung, Founder and Owner of Squish Marshmallows

Katherine Sprung is the founder and owner of , a former nightlife DJ, and currently hosts a podcast, IRATE with Katherine Sprung.…

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Dec. 3, 2019

#95: Christine Specht, CEO of Cousins Subs

Christine Specht grew up with — the sub sandwich chain her dad, Bill Specht, founded with his cousin two years before she was bo…

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Nov. 29, 2019

#94: Rules of the Road - Lessons from USC Marshall's Cases in New Ven…

In this special solo episode of the Just Go Grind Podcast I’m sharing my Rules of the Road, lessons learned from USC Marshall's C…

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Nov. 25, 2019

#93: Hank Watt, Co-Founder and Owner of Nature's Wild Berry

Hank Watt is the Co-Founder and Owner of Nature's Wild Berry, a company he started because of his own health struggles and a desi…

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Nov. 18, 2019

#92: Lamia Pardo, Co-Founder of Journify, on Building a Burnout Preve…

Lamia Pardo is the Founder of , a burnout prevention and personal coaching platform, and a product, marketing and growth strategy…

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