Episode 17 - Gail Dorn, Target's Retired Spokesperson Talks Communication
Date: January 14, 2019
Gail Dorn is on the show today. She spent her entire career working for Target and served as Company Spokesperson, Target Foundation Director, and marketing and PR Warrior. She started as an intern at Target when they were a small Midwestern retailer and eventually held leadership roles as the company grew into a Fortune 100 company. Once retiring, she founded Catholic Schools Center of Excellence.
Episode 16 - Dr. Ron Mason Talks Business as a Doctor
Date: January 7, 2019
Dr. Ron Mason, an anesthesiologist, joins our show today. He has plenty of medical and business experience. Even though he still practices medicine, Ron has founded a number of businesses and is an experienced real estate investor. Listen in as he shares lessons learned from his residency, working in a high security prison hospital, and from the rest of his career.
Episode 15 - Trent Tucker, NBA Legend & Star
Date: December 31, 2018
Kelvin Trent Tucker, a retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the NBA, is on the show. Trent led the University of Minnesota to a Big Ten Conference championship in 1982 and had an active role in making the Chicago Bulls a NBA champion in 1993. He talks the importance of discipline, unselfish leadership, and ingredients to success.
Episode 14 - Mark Norquist on Digital Marketing & Connecting with an Audience
Date: December 17, 2018
We speak with Mark Norquist, a digital marketing expert passionate about helping companies connect with others in more meaningful ways. His corporate experience includes being a Vice President at Effect Partners and Scout Media. Mark founded GreenHead Strategies and Greenhead Productions as well as Modern Carnivore.
Episode 13 - Mark Daoust, Master Of Online Business
Date: December 10, 2018
We speak with Mark Daoust, a serial entrepreneur who shares his expert knowledge on digital business. Two of his most recent and well-known ventures are Quiet Light Brokerage, a website brokerage firm, and Catholic Singles, a fast growing dating site. Before Quiet Light Brokerage, Mark founded an online publication and grew its subscriber base to 220,000 members. Mark has been a presenter at top conferences and seminars as well as a guest author for numerous publications.
Episode 12 - Howard Root, Five Years on the Feds' Hit-List
Date: December 3, 2018
We are excited to have Howard Root, founder of Vascular Solutions and author of Cardiac Arrest on our show. Howard’s story is incredible. He founded Vascular Solutions in 1997, took it public in 2000, and then sold it for $1 billion to Teleflex in 2017. Howard Root is most known for his recent five-year battle with the Department of Justice. After a lying whistleblower went to the DOJ with a false story about Vascular Solution, Howard ended up spending $25 million on 121 lawyers to stay out of prison.
Episode 11 - Bobby Mason Talks Future & Personal Advice
Date: November 26, 2018
At your request, we will be changing the format of the podcast to be longer with more guest-specific questions. In this specific episode, host (Bobby Mason) will answer the four quick fire questions Master The Start will ask guests at the end of each episode. Enjoy!
Episode 10.5 - Paul Isenberg On HOPE & Life After Losing His Wife
Date: November 19, 2018
This is bonus content from Episode 10… thirty minutes of Paul Isenberg (Founder & CEO of Bringing Hope Home) talking about business lessons learned from running a successful nonprofit. He also opens up about life after the death of his wife and how that ultimately inspired him to help other families facing cancer.
Episode 10 - Paul Isenberg: Founder & CEO of Bringing Hope Home
Date: November 19, 2018
Paul Isenberg is a sales and organization leader with over 30 years of experience in Fortune 100 as well as small/middle market companies. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Bringing Hope Home, a nonprofit that helps families going through the cancer battle through financial assistance and other resources. The organization will cross its 5,000th family sometime later this year. Listen to Paul as he shares what he’s learned from running this successful nonprofit.
Episode 9 - Mark Moe Knows Startups
Date: November 12, 2018
This week’s guest, Mark Moe, is the Vice President of Global Business Development at GSV Capital (a.k.a. GSV Labs), an accelerator program most known for their 72,000 square foot campus at the epicenter of Silicon Valley. For the past twenty plus years, Mark has developed his understanding of business as an attorney, investment banker, and an advisor for countless startups. He was a managing director at Cherry Tree Investment Bank and a partner at Think Equity Partners. Basically, Mark has developed into an expert on startups. Tune in at he talks becoming successful with a focus on startups.
Get every new episode of the Master The Start Podcast sent straight to your inbox + get access to other awesome content completely free!