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The Alex Berman Podcast

Every week Alex Berman chats with an entrepreneur, entertainer, comedian or anyone he finds interesting and provides practical strategies on how to advance in business, life or Hollywood. This podcast is brought to you by Experiment 27 - we leverage our expertise in digital agency marketing to drive more leads to our client's business.
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Dec 31, 2018

Ian Brennan is Grammy-winning producer who has produced three other Grammy-nominated albums and published four books while also teaching violence prevention around the world since 1993 for such prestigious organizations as the Smithsonian, New York’s New School, Berklee College of Music, the University of London, UC Berkeley, and the National Accademia of Science (Rome).
He has written about music for Guitar Player, Talkhouse, Huck, Songlines, Flood Magazine, Afropop Worldwide, Zero, Sound on Sound, and Tape Op.
His work has been featured on the front page of the New York Times and in an Emmy-winning segment of “60 Minutes” with Anderson Cooper reporting.

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In this episode you'll learn:


[1:27] Ian’s approach to career and life
[3:24] The process of recording music for Ian
[4:02] How did the international recording thing come together
[8:17] How does Ian decide what’s worth recording
[10:42] How’d Ian get onto the journey of preserving music
[12:51] How’d Ian pivot from playing music to production
[17:50] Following multiple passions vs sticking to just one thing
[20:18] What if you hate the thing that you’re good at
[23:23] How’d Ian develop a long-term view with his work
[26:40] Listening to the universe vs pushing through

Links mentioned:
IanBrennan.com
Standingvoice.org

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Dec 24, 2018

Charles M. Jones is the Founder and CEO of LucidMood. Starting out in software and then, later on, pivoting to being an executive coach for a Fortune 500, Charles stumbled upon the idea for LucidMood. LucidMood offers cannabis products enhanced with botanical terpenes for a side-effect free and flavorful effect. They have mastered the art of enhancing mood to a certain level of consistency.

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In this episode you'll learn:

  • [1:15] Charles’ background
  • [2:00] What is LucidMood
  • [4:20] Questions that Charles asked himself when he got the idea of LucidMood
  • [7:48] Stats that further encouraged Charles to pursue LucidMood
  • [11:25] How’d the funding process look like
  • [16:55] Charles' mindset for doing a full year of R&D before the launch
  • [19:07] The Coca-Cola bottling model
  • [20:17] How'd Charles find his first Licensing partner
  • [23:34] How'd he make sure that he had the right partners for sales
  • [26:21] The trigger-point to identify a novice user

Links mentioned:
LucidMood.net

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Dec 17, 2018

Gary Paintin is an artist and graphic designer based out of Northern California. His artwork has a unique style utilizing heavy lines and minimalism. He has done branding work with Bleep Bloop bass, Getter, Trippy burger, just to name a few.

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In this episode you'll learn:

  • [1:09] How Gary developed his art style
  • [3:57] How to approach your career as a full-time artist
  • [7:15] Where does he sell his apparel
  • [8:30] Gary’s business model for apparel production
  • [10:44] How does he know what art to release and what not to
  • [13:21] How Gary got involved with DJ clients
  • [15:55] Why he didn’t showcase in Art Galleries and what he did instead
  • [18:25] Where does he see himself going
  • [19:50] Big brands doing collabs with artists
  • [23:24] Classical artists that Gary is drawn to

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Dec 10, 2018

From the slums of Port au Prince Haiti with special forces raiding a sex trafficking ring and freeing young girls to the Virgin Galactic Space Port in Mojave with Sir Richard Branson, 5-Time Emmy Award Winning Director/Producer, Nick Nanton, has become known for telling stories that connect. As co-founder of the largest personal branding agency in the world, DNA: The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®, representing more than 3000 clients in 60 countries around the world, Nick has helped his clients craft their message in order to build their platform and share their unique gifts with the world. Nick's Wall Street Journal Bestseller, StorySelling, shares the secrets of how to sell without selling by simply connecting with the simple art of story. Nick has directed more than 40 documentaries garnering 18 regional Emmy nominations and 5 wins.

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In this episode you'll learn:

  • [3:23] Why you don't have to be afraid of Marketing as an Artist
  • [5:00] How the business world helped Nick to dive deeper into the art that he loves
  • [5:56] How Nick took his skills from the Art world and applied them to the Business world
  • [6:30] The sweet spot between the Art and Business worlds
  • [7:49] The mindset shift of comparing oneself with the International artists
  • [11:03] Story behind Nick's very first documentary
  • [12:02] How his first documentary led to him making Business documentaries
  • [13:10] "Doing things in a friction-free manner"
  • [15:40] How Nick gets celebrities onboard for his movies
  • [20:34] How investment in movies is not a financial investment
  • [23:38] What happened during Nick's break between 2008-2010
  • [24:26] Dan Sullivan's idea of 'Unique Ability'
  • [26:29] Seeking control vs Seeking freedom

Links mentioned:

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Dec 3, 2018

Bobby Albert led the Albert Companies to unprecedented growth—and he did so during one of the most challenging economic periods of our lifetime. His unique leadership, coupled with an unending desire to learn, enabled this CEO and his team to grow revenues, profits by 500 percent between 2005 and 2011, the year he sold his business to a publicly traded company.

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In this episode you'll learn:

  • [01:38] Talking about values-driven leadership
  • [02:51] What is workplace culture
  • [05:37] Similarities between a fruit-bearing tree and a business
  • [07:35] What happened to the culture & leadership after Bobby sold his company?
  • [08:27] How did Bobby decide to write a business book?
  • [09:38] What led him to write the book even though he didn't enjoy the day-to-day?
  • [11:48] Two simple components to keep the company growing even in adverse situations
  • [13:48] The most important question you need to ask yourself as a leader
  • [16:26] What are Core values?
  • [17:52] The key to strong core values
  • [21:00] How to figure out who you are?
  • [28:40] What is a Discretionary effort?
  • [29:29] Alex's core values
  • [31:44] Why Noah Kagan was fired from Facebook?

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