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We all get the same 24 hours. It’s about how you use them. How you approach your obstacles and opportunities to find success. As a follow up to his book of the same name, Daymond John (star of ABC’s Shark Tank, Founder & CEO of FUBU) conducts candid interviews featuring the likes of Gary Vaynerchuk, Wendy Williams, Tyler the Creator, Nely Galan, and more. These entrepreneurs, musicians, and athletes share the secrets they use to outperform, outwork, and outhustle their way to the top — just ...
 
I’m smart at getting to where I want to go, and I can teach you how to do it! I had 22 jobs before starting my real estate company with a $1000 loan and built it into a $5 billion business. Today I’m a ’Shark’ on ABC’s hit show "Shark Tank." It didn’t take a fancy degree to get here but took street smarts and a lot of courage. Life is too short to waste your time practicing someone else’s fancy theory on success. I give you the straight talk and the confidence to get there. Got a question? C ...
 
In this weekly podcast series, Pat and Posh hit the road to find and sit down with incredible founders, entrepreneurs, and creators who are behind some of the world’s most successful and up-and-coming startups, businesses and movements to document their stories and inspire listeners to turn their ideas into actions.
 
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Jon Stein is the founder and chairman of Betterment, the largest independent online financial advisor in the U.S. with over $22 billion of assets under management. Founded in 2008 during the global financial crisis, Betterment is one of the pioneers in the robo-advisory industry, using computer algorithms to generate personalized advice and manage …
 
Did you know I had 22 jobs before I started my real estate business? You don’t have to have it all figured out! This week I’m answering your questions on career paths, landing a job and starting your own business in a competitive market. Plus, I tell you the one question you need to ask in your next interview. Listen in. Got a question? Call me at …
 
Anne Beiler is the founder of Auntie Anne’s, a chain of pretzel shops that she founded in 1988 alongside her husband, Jonas. Her story is simply incredible. In the episode, we spoke with Anne and heard all about her childhood and what life was like growing up in Amish culture, the series of traumatic events that led her down a dark path in her twen…
 
Andrew Dudum is the founder and CEO of hims & hers. He’s also a co-founder and General Partner at Atomic, a venture studio backed by Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, and many of the leading venture funds in the world. Founded in 2017, hims and hers is a telehealth company that sells prescription and over-the-counter drugs online, as well as personal c…
 
How do you turn a $500 marketing budget into $5 million in sales? If you listen to Business Unusual, you’ve probably heard me brag about Klaviyo. But today I’m sharing success stories straight from the horses mouth as I interview Pamela Booker of Koils by Nature and Susan Petersen of Freshly Picked who both use Klaviyo to fuel their e-commerce mark…
 
Morgan DeBaun is the founder and CEO of Blavity, Inc., home to the largest network of platforms and lifestyle brands serving the multifaceted lives of black millennials. Their mission is to "economically and creatively support Black millennials across the African scape, so they can pursue the work they love, and change the world in the process." Du…
 
Nolan Bushnell is the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, two iconic companies that have truly changed the world. He’s known as the “Father of Electronic Gaming” and the video game industry as we know it, and his story is just incredible. We talked about everything from Nolan’s early days and upbringing, how he built Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, th…
 
Gayle King joins me this week to talk about empathy, controversial interviews, fake news and of course her relationship with BFF, Oprah. Plus, she tells me about the only time she was jealous of Oprah! Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer it on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara …
 
Daymond John is the founder of FUBU, a hip-hop apparel company and pioneer of the streetwear industry, that he started in 1992 with his three friends from Queens, NY. He’s also the star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” where he’s spent the last 11 years investing in and advising countless startups and entrepreneurs. In this episode, we spoke with Daymond abou…
 
Eugene Remm is the co-founder of Catch Hospitality Group, which owns and operates several high-end restaurants based in New York, LA, Las Vegas, and Playa Del Carmen. In 2016, Eugene co-founded Rumble Boxing which has quickly become one of the fastest-growing fitness concepts in America with 14 locations nationwide. During our conversation, we talk…
 
Why spend valuable time finding a mentor, getting the right degree or waiting for the perfect idea when you could hit the ground running instead? This week I’m answering three callers in need of some similar advice: you don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going! Listen in. Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and…
 
Will Ahmed is the founder and CEO of WHOOP, which has developed next-generation wearable technology for optimizing human performance and health. In this episode, we talk about everything from Will’s childhood and his passion for sports, how being a college athlete made him obsessed with continuously monitoring his body and performance, his motivati…
 
Paige Adams-Geller is the founder and creative director of her namesake brand, PAIGE, which she launched in 2004 after years of being one of the top fit models in the industry. What started out as a women’s denim brand quickly expanded into a full lifestyle collection for men and women, sold at premium retailers internationally. In this episode, we…
 
Sell a 5 year old business for $75 million? These guys did! This week I’m joined by Alex Lieberman and Austin Rief, co-founders of the popular business newsletter Morning Brew. We talked about the sale of their business to Business Insider, why Mark Cuban wouldn’t give them a dime and how to go on all in a side hustle that’s a success. Plus, we cha…
 
Dave Gilboa is the co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a retailer of prescription glasses and sunglasses that he started with his 3 friends from college in 2010. Today, Warby Parker is valued at over $3 billion and they’ve truly changed the game when it comes to buying glasses - online and in-store. In this episode, we spoke with Dave about what…
 
Daniel Arsham is a contemporary artist based in New York City whose work exists in between art, architecture, and performance. His company, Snarkitecture, has truly pushed the boundaries of what’s possible with architectural design, some of which include designing the stores for streetwear brand Kith. His past collaborations include Merce Cunningha…
 
What’s holding you back? On this week’s episode, I answer your questions on landing a side hustle, starting that business and getting out of your own way. Like I always say…you don’t have to get it right, you just have to get it going! Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to…
 
Anthony Scaramucci is the founder of SkyBridge Capital, a global investment firm based in New York City which also hosts the SALT Conference, one of the largest investment conferences in the world. In 2017, Anthony was appointed White House Communications Director by Donald Trump, a role that lasted only 11 days before he was fired. Since leaving t…
 
David Rubenstein is the co-founder and co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private investment firms with over $217 billion of assets under management, which he started in 1987. In this episode, we spoke with David about his humble beginnings growing up in Baltimore, what it was like working at …
 
Purpose, partnerships and problematic colleagues. Today I’m tackling your questions about common problems in the workplace and doling out my best advice to solve them. Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, …
 
It’s never too late for a fresh start. This week I’m answering your questions about switching tracks, starting over, and getting back in the game. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you liste…
 
This episode was originally released on February 10, 2020. To round out this insane year, we asked our listeners who their 2 favorite episodes of the year were - and this was one of them! Hope you enjoy! ---- This is the story of Nick Fouquet (pronounced like “bouquet”). He is the founder and designer of his namesake hat brand, Nick Fouquet, mainly…
 
This episode with Equinox founder, Lavinia Errico was originally released on February 3, 2020. To round out this insane year, we asked our listeners who their 2 favorite episodes of the year were - and this was their top choice! Happy listening! ---- Yearning for an alternative to happy hour after work, a daily routine of a New Yorker in the 1980s,…
 
Jason Tartick joins me this week to talk about how he ended up on the Bachelorette, his new venture Restart, and his relationship with Kaitlyn Bristowe. He also shares his valuable advice on how to ask for a raise and pave your own path. Plus, he tells me about the one phone call that changed his life! Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 8…
 
Joseph William Foster is the co-founder of Reebok, along with his brother Jeff. His grandfather, who shares his same name, was the founder of J.W. Foster and Sons in 1895 and the pioneer of the spiked running shoe as well as the trainer (sneaker). The story of Reebok hasn’t really been told until just recently when Joe released his new book “Shoema…
 
You may know Spencer Rascoff as the co-founder and former CEO of Zillow, the online real estate marketplace which he launched in 2006, but before that he was one of the founders of Hotwire.com. Since stepping down as CEO of Zillow in 2019, Spencer has launched several other new companies including dot.LA, Pacaso Homes, and Supernova Partners which …
 
Chrishell Stause joins me on this week’s episode to talk about growing up homeless, getting her first Emmy nomination, her experience on Dancing With The Stars, and all the drama on Selling Sunset. Plus, she tells me the worst pickup line she’s ever heard! Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer it on a futu…
 
Katerina Schneider is the founder and CEO of Ritual, a health technology company that is reinventing the vitamin. Ritual's number one priority is traceability so customers know where all the ingredients come from and why it’s there. We spoke with Kat about her early days immigrating with her family to the U.S. from the former Soviet Union and livin…
 
Todd Carmichael is the co-founder and CEO of La Colombe Coffee Roasters, one of the most innovative coffee brands ever and the inventor of the first-ever draft latte in a can, which he launched in 1994. During our conversation, we cover everything from Todd’s early days growing up in Washington, being a distance runner and finishing a marathon at a…
 
Ryan Serhant joins me on this week’s episode to talk finding confidence, starting a business during the pandemic and how he really feels about his Million Dollar Listing co-stars! Got a question? I’m here to help! Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcast…
 
Alan Fuerstman is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Montage International, a luxury hospitality management company encompassing Montage Hotels & Resorts, Pendry Hotels & Resorts, Montage Residences, Pendry Residences, and management of some of the country’s premiere golf courses and clubs. Starting out as a doorman at a Marriott hotel in New Jersey…
 
Sam Polk is the founder and CEO of Everytable, whose mission is to make sure everyone, everywhere has access to nutritious, fresh food at affordable prices. In this episode, we chat about Sam’s tough upbringing and family life, his college experience and getting kicked out (and reinstated) at Columbia University, working on Wall Street trading bond…
 
Lots of people dream of starting their own business, but far fewer take the leap. This week, I'm talking about why I started my own business and why you should start yours, too. Plus, I give it to you straight on office bullies. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call me at 888-Barbara and I might just answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Busine…
 
Jaime Schmidt is the founder of Schmidt’s Naturals, the natural personal care brand that she scaled from kitchen to acquisition by Unilever in 2017. In the process, Jaime led a movement of modern brands bringing naturals to the mainstream. Today, the brand is sold in over 30 countries and 30,000 retailers, and Jaime continues to support their globa…
 
David Rogier is the founder and CEO of MasterClass, an online education platform where users can learn pretty much anything from top experts in their fields, including Serena Williams, Martin Scorsese, Hans Zimmer, Wolfgang Puck, Bob Iger, and many more. In this episode, we chat about everything David’s childhood and early career, his thoughts on t…
 
Dominique Crenn is a world-famous French chef, restaurateur, and co-owner of Atelier Crenn in San Francisco, which was named to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2019. She’s also the first and only female chef in America to attain three Michelin stars and was awarded “Best Chef in the West” in 2018 by The James Beard Foundation. In January of 2020…
 
Covid has thrown a wrench into almost every business. So how do you rethink your marketing plan when the one you had was working so well? This week, I’m answering questions from a travel agent, wedding photographer and writer all looking for new ways to find new customers and keep their old ones coming back. Got a question? I’m here to help. Call m…
 
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