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  • #40: LEWIS HOWES, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Author, Podcaster, Athlete

    · 00:56:31 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Lewis Howes, lifestyle entrepreneur, author, podcaster, and athlete joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Lewis is a two sport All American, former pro arena football player, and current USA Men’s National Handball Team athlete. He’s experienced a ton of success and is best known for his NYT Best-selling book and inspiring podcast - both called “The School of Greatness”, and practical resources to help you live a better life day in day out. Lewis' brand-new book “The Mask of Masculinity” is equally ground-breaking. All of his success, however, hasn’t come easily and to say he has gone through some highs and lows would be an extreme understatement. If you have ever been knocked down or felt very lost, this conversation and Lewis’ unique life-changing moments will move you to start creating important shift in your life and climb out of the darkness toward your fullest potential. For full show notes, visit: www.brinnkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #39: BRIAN SACCA, Actor, Writer, Producer

    · 00:59:08 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Brian Sacca, actor, writer, and producer joins The Brink of Midnight Podcast. Hailing from upstate New York, far from Tinseltown, Brian got his creative start as a kid shooting, editing, and producing videos with his brother during cold winter months. That same style of jumping right into every endeavor, creating new opportunities, and approaching work with a "why not" attitude are still evident in his work even today. Brian is a versatile trifecta of writer, producer, and actor and his work spans across improv, shorts, major feature films like Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" and his current hit television series "Wrecked" (TBS). His open mind and genuine sense of gratitude are refreshing and Brian reminds us to create positive momentum in our own lives by first starting with curiosity and fun, learning everything possible, and then sharpening through practice. As he sagely advises: "Do what is necessary to instill the confidence in yourself to help create what you want to create." For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #38: THEO VON, Comedian, Actor, TV Personality

    · 00:50:23 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Theo Von, comedian, actor, TV personality, and podcaster joins The Brink of Midnight Podcast.  Recorded at the hallowed Comedy Store in Hollywood, Theo shares his emotional journey from a troubled childhood in Louisiana to the very best stages of comedy. He got his start in college on MTV's "Road Rules" and later appeared on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and various Comedy Central shows. Theo continues to make people laugh around the world touring with his stand up, and with his recent Netflix comedy special "Theo Von: No Offense" and iTunes chart-topping comedy album "30lb Bag of Hamster Bones". His two podcasts "Allegedly with Theo Von & Matthew Cole Weiss" and "This Past Weekend" are must listens for laughs and deep, philosophical advice on life. Theo believes we all need to fight to be good people, and that's how he grew his wings to soar in the cutthroat world of comedy.  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #37: JIM O'HEIR, Comedian, Emmy Award-Winning TV/Film Actor

    · 01:03:58 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    The hilarious comedian and actor, Jim O'Heir, shares his creative journey on THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST.  Comedian and actor, Jim O'Heir, has truly done it all in entertainment. He's graced theater stages as part of sketch comedy troupes with Second City and "White Noise", and with comedic and dramatic roles in countless plays. He's played memorable roles in all your favorite TV shows (Friends, 3rd Rock From the Sun, Malcom in the Middle, Startrek: Voyager, ER, Boston Legal, Brooklyn 99, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central shows), especially as beloved Jerry Gergich in NBC's Parks and Recreation. Jim's acting versatility also extends to film, including his latest movie, Steven Sodorberghs' Logan Lucky. Jim's career is vast and deep, and although he will tell you he was "born into funny", he never intended to be a comedian or actor when he was getting started. Listen to hear how an unknown caller during Jim's time in small-market radio and feeling the effects of a first laugh changed the course of Jim's life forever!  Jim O'Heir reminds us to laugh. Often! He also wisely reminds us that you never know who is listening or watching…when we step into our authentic selves, the next step toward realizing our purpose and dreams could be a simple phone call or conversation away!  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #36: CHASE RICE, Country Music Star

    · 00:55:22 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Country music star, Chase Rice, shares his most life-changing moments, highs and lows, and how he discovered what he was made of on The Brink of Midnight Podcast. Chase Rice lit the country music charts on fire with the song "Cruise", which he co-wrote with Florida Georgia Line and has become the biggest country song in history. Chase's story, however, is not that of a typical musician. A Florida farm boy and gifted athlete, Chase grew up with the dream of being an NFL player. Playing ball for University of North Carolina and with prospects looking good, he was sidelined with injury. During the same time, he experienced the sudden and devastating loss of his father, an event that rocked him and changed the course of Chase's life. Traveling down a dark road, it took pulling off the mask and owning his vulnerability to really discover who he was and step into being the man he knew he could be. Chase is all about the doing. The reps. The action. Taking chances. Vision and personal faith are the start, but making that first move is essential. Whether on the football field, boldly moving to Nashville to start a music career, or taking back control of his music and releasing new tunes that represent his ethos, Chase leaves no cards on the table. He reminds us that life is a grand adventure if you are open to discovering yourself and who you can be. Life can begin again on any given day. For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #35: ROB VAKA, Pro Athlete Mentor, Master Connector, Giver

    · 00:55:32 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Rob Vaka, mentor to professional athletes, master connector, philanthropist, and cancer survivor joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Rob Vaka is on a mission to help people live more confidently, fully, and purposefully and it's evident in everything he does. He's raised multiple millions of dollars for hundreds of charities and has helped countless professional athletes, founders, and CEOs not only manage but design their lives around a positive mindset and values-driven intention. Rob developed his competitive nature as a college athlete, but really fine-tuned his personal manifesto after learning he had a grapefruit sized tumor in his chest and being given a 50/50 chance of surviving non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Today, Rob is cancer-free and the insight he chooses to bring to every waking moment, interaction, and challenge will inspire you. As you take in all the gems and resources Rob shares, you may find yourself changing the narrative of your day and rethinking the very vocabulary you use for self-talk and conversations with family, friends, and colleagues. As Rob so eloquently shares: "YOU are going to be the creator of your own joy and happiness." For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #34: LARRY FITZGERALD, 10x NFL Pro Bowl Wide Receiver, Arizonal Cardinals

    · 00:37:37 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Larry Fitzgerald, 10x NFL Pro Bowl Wide Receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST.  An All-American at University of Pittsburgh, Larry has gone on to have a remarkable 14 year career with the Arizona Cardinals. He's won countless awards on the football field and makes an incredible impact off the field with his team and his First Down Fund foundation. A self-pronounced "student of life" and talented photographer, he's traveled the world, and continues to learn and give all that he's got in every facet of life.  This is a different kind of episode. Recorded while playing a round of golf, Larry and John explore what it is to be honest, to climb out of depression, and to engage fully with life. Larry shares his journey and most powerful life lessons through the lens of loss and growth. If you have ever lost someone close, Larry's insight on how to move through the darkness is a powerful dose of wisdom. His genuine take on paying it forward once you find the light reminds us all to offer small acts of kindness in our communities and to leave the people we encounter with a smile. For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com | Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com | Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #33: BOB BABBITT, Ironman + USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, Co-Founder Challenged Athletes Foundation + Competitor Magazine

    · 01:03:34 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Bob Babbitt, Ironman Hall of Fame and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame inductee, and co-founder of Challenged Athletes Foundation and Competitor Magazine joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST.  Bob Babbitt is the ultimate connector, cheerleader, and seeker - of great ideas, people, and causes. His name is a part of triathlon and endurance racing history in the United States, and while he's helped grow anything run-bike-swim, he's also made it accessible to all levels and abilities. Bob co-founded Competitor Magazine, which just celebrated it's 30th anniversary, with the goal of shining a light on the sports of triathlon, cycling, and running while bringing people together for fun and competitive events. Out of Competitor, he co-founded Challenged Athletes Foundation, which has raised over 80 million dollars in grant money for challenged athletes and helped so many discover sport again or even go on to compete and medal in the Paralympics. His group bought and grew the entire Rock n Roll Marathon Series to become one of the coolest running and music experiences out there. He also created the Muddy Buddy series, a fun and challenging adventure obstacle race to benefit charities. Bob has truly done it all and he's not done yet!  Bob teaches us to stick with our big ideas, especially when they might seem impossible, and to seek out the experiences that will change our lives. Taking a leap of faith is the most important step to grow, learn, and make an impact in your life and in your community.  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #32: Special Edition, Hurricane Harvey in Perspective - Please Help

    · 00:05:21 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    This special edition episode puts the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey in perspective. Hopefully by better understanding the size and scope of this natural disaster, you will be compelled to help in any way you can. As the Dalai Lama wisely shares, "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others." Opportunities to give: Houston Food Bank - http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/ JJ Watt's You Caring Fund - https://www.youcaring.com/victimsofhurricaneharvey-915053 Red Cross - www.redcross.org (Choose Harvey donation fund) For a more in-depth list of giving opportunities, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #31: STEVE LEMME, Comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, Podcaster

    · 00:54:05 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Stand Up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and podcaster, Steve Lemme, shares his creative journey and life-changing moments on The Brink of Midnight Podcast.  Steve Lemme has an incredible comeback story of self-realization. Born and raised in New York, Steve's father was an immigrant who hustled to realize the American dream and his mother worked as an educator at an elite prep school, where Steve was able to attend. His formative years were a juxtaposed experience and he quickly fell into bad habits, the world of drugs and alcohol, and, in his words "being a punk". Dramatic moments of coming to realize his potential, develop his confidence, and come full circle with his father's immigrant story finally put Steve on the path to applying himself and he hasn't looked back. Through ups and downs, he's managed to carve out a unique comedic and creative path with his fellow Broken Lizard comedy team, writing and acting in movies (Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, The Slammin' Salmon, and Puddle Cruiser), doing stand up across the country, hosting a top podcast (Chewin' It), and starring in shows on Netflix and Comedy Central.  Steve's story reminds us that it's never too late to realize we can change our lives at any moment!  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #30: CASEY POWELL, Lacrosse legend, World Lacrosse Foundation, Speed Lacrosse

    · 00:38:31 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Lacrosse legend, Casey Powell, shares his journey on and off the lacrosse field on The Brink of Midnight Podcast.  Casey Powell is one of the most accomplished lacrosse players in history. From winning NCAA (Syracuse University) and world championships (MLL, NLL), All Star and MVP titles, and being the face of the only major lacrosse video game on the market, he has truly done it all in the world of lacrosse. Like a lot of us, Casey was drawn to sport through imagination and backyard games. The first to have and hold a lacrosse stick in his small New York town, he developed an almost instant passion for lacrosse that underscores all that he does in the sport community today. Whether it's innovating through his new Speed Lacrosse, serving others through his World Lacrosse Foundation, or connecting one-on-one with youth players across the country, Casey's authenticity is undeniable and a unique mix of humility and style…the same mix he developed as a kid dodging clotheslines and apple trees, playing in the neighborhood.  Sports matter. From the lessons earned and community built around shared purpose, and this conversation will move you to think creatively about how to chase your passion while supporting your own community in profound ways.  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook)

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  • #29: SUMMER SANDERS, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer, TV Personality, Philanthropist

    · 01:09:35 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Olympic gold medalist swimmer, TV Personality, and philanthropist, Summer Sanders, shares her journey in and out of the pool on THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. From the time of ditching her floaties to keep up with her older brother, Summer developed a true love of water that took her on an incredible NCAA and Olympic swimming journey and taught her lessons she still draws upon today. Summer's first major turning point was when she, at age 15, "understood her power" and learned how to take life's opportunities into her own hands. After a year of finishing last in many races, she made it to the Olympic Trials and narrowly missed a spot on the team. She doubled down on her vision, earned a full ride scholarship to Stanford University and helped the Cardinals win NCAAs in 1992. Making the 1992 Olympic swimming team, she then gave up the rest of her scholarship eligibility to compete on the Olympic stage in Barcelona, from which she brought home four medals: a bronze (400 medley), a silver (200 medley), and two golds (200 Fly, 4x100 Medley).  After hanging up her cap and goggles, Summer launched full-time into her TV career, appearing as a reporter and host for shows on MTV, Nickelodeon, Fox Sports, ABC, NBC, CBS Sports, HLN, MSN, Yahoo Sports and even competing on "Celebrity Apprentice" for charity. Summer's contagious energy and real talk are based on a "perfectly imperfect" life as a working mom, deep commitment to philanthropy, and pursuit of adventure. She reminds us to always lead with passion, but make room for growth along the way.  For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com Connect: @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, and Facebook)

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  • #28: Special Edition, Behind One of the Most Popular Toys

    · 00:13:03 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus #28: Special Edition: On the Brink of Creating One of the Most Popular Childhood Toys This is a lighthearted, just for fun, "brink of midnight" back story of how one of the greatest childhood toys was created. What do soap, wallpaper cleaner, Kroger, Captain Kangaroo, and the National Toy Hall of Fame have in common? Listen, take a trip down memory lane, and share with the kids in your life! For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com twitter: @brinkofmidnight instagram: @brinkofmidnight Facebook: @brinkofmidnight

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  • #27: YOGI ROTH, Pac-12 Analyst, Filmmaker, Podcaster

    · 00:50:05 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Pac-12 College Football Analyst. Award-winning documentary filmmaker. Best-selling author. Podcaster. Part of Pete Carroll's USC coaching staff. World traveler. This is Yogi Roth, one of the most curious seekers, travelers, and thinkers we know. We're thrilled to bring you our conversation on THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Hailing from a small town in Pennsylvania, Yogi started making bold moves by walking on to the University of Pittsburgh football team and those moves haven't stopped. He transitioned from playing to coaching at USC, and after exploring the world, he made his move to sports broadcasting. Nine years in, he's worked at ESPN, Fox, and is now calling games and creating special pieces for the Pac-12 Network. Yogi's impeccable work in college sports hardly scratches the surface of what he does and he doesn't apply limits to what he chooses to pursue. Curiosity, seeking, and questioning are at the core of everything he does in making documentaries like his award-winning "Life in a Walk" and short films like 'What Does it Mean to Love?", writing books, and producing the episodes of his Life Without Limits Podcast. He's paved his own unique path by leading with heart, personal faith, and curiosity, and all along the way he encourages everyone he meets to do the same. Listen, learn, and watch your sense of wonder come alive. For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com Contact: info@brinkofmidnight.com @brinkofmidnight across social platforms

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  • #26: Special Edition, The Closest We've Been to Nuclear War

    · 00:20:36 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    #26: Special Edition on THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus This Special Edition episode tells the story of the closest we've ever come to nuclear war and how one hero saved the day in 1983. We are fascinated by the life-changing "brink of midnight" moments in the lives of our guests, luminaries across the worlds of sport, entertainment, business, tech, philanthropy, and beyond. We also believe these moments happen in our collective human history and our shorter format Special Edition episodes chronicle stories that have shaped our shared experience in profound ways. www.brinkofmidnight.com info@brinkofmidnight.com twitter: @brinkofmidnight instagram: @brinkofmidnight Facebook: @brinkofmidnight

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  • #25: KATE VOEGELE, Singer/Songwriter, Actress

    · 00:58:41 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Singer/Songwriter, Actress, and Founder, Kate Voegele, shares her creative journey and process on THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Growing up as a suburban kid in Cleveland, OH, in a creative household, writing and creating art with family was a natural and normal part of daily life. As a teenager, Kate played her original music in countless shows from Ohio to Pennsylvania and, despite label interest, decided to pursue college to ensure she was rounded out and considering all potential future opportunity. What she didn't expect was MySpace "first friend" and co-founder, Tom Anderson, sending a direct message on MySpace to inquire about her interest in signing with him. Taking a class that allowed her to visit LA and explore the industry deeper, Kate found herself inking a great deal and making her first record shortly thereafter. At a crossroads with the options of staying in college and facing the reality of an uncertain, but much more cemented path as an artist, she took the leap of faith, dropped out of school, and went for it. A few months after arriving in LA, she made a last minute decision to audition for a single episode role on well-loved TV show "One Tree Hill" playing a singer-songwriter and she nailed it. That single episode job turned into four seasons of playing a role reflective of her life and sharing her original music with her target demographic on a unique platform. She's gone on to make several more albums, including her most recent "Canyonlands", tour the world, and take back control of her entire catalogue. To say it all came easy, however, would be to ignore the grit, passion, work ethic, wisdom, and business acumen Kate brings to the table every single day.  If you are questioning whether or not to go for a creative pursuit, or if you just want to live more creatively in your day to day life, this episode is a must listen. Kate's refreshing take on inspiration and her music just might trigger your muse to start knocking!  - For full show notes, visit: www.brinkfofmidnight.com - @brinkofmidnight (twitter, instagram, Facebook) - info@brinkofmidnight.com

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  • #24: MORTEN ANDERSEN, All-Time Leading Scorer in NFL History

    · 00:54:14 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Legendary NFL kicker and Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Morten Andersen, "The Great Dane", joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. All-Time Leading Scorer. Played in a record 382 games. All-time leader in field goals made. Pro Football Hall of Fame. This is Morten Andersen. His story is unlike the common thread of growing up playing flag football and eventually donning pads for tackle. A foreign exchange student from a small fishing village in Denmark, Morten only set foot on an American football field because his American father was Vice Principal of his high school and they needed a kicker on the football team. Coming from competitive soccer in Europe, they figured he might be able to kick some pigskin, too. So, at 17 years old, while still learning English and figuring out the life of an American teenager, part of sport history was written. An All-American and Academic All-Big 10 at Michigan State University, Morten went on to have a 25 year career kicking for the New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, and finishing with the Falcons in 2007, his most accurate year - at the age of 46. Morten's approach to life will move you, motivate you to be ready for opportunity, and illustrate how stepping way outside your comfort zone might be the most important start to discovering your passion. For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com @brinkofmidnight (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) info@brinkofmidnight.com

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  • #23: HALEY JOEL OSMENT, TV/Film Actor, Academy Award Nominee

    · 00:55:54 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    TV and Film Actor and Academy Award Nominee, Haley Joel Osment, joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Haley Joel Osment's artistic journey began with a shopping trip at IKEA with his mom when he was four years old. A casting director spotted him and the next several months propelled him into the world of acting from national commercials to "Forrest Gump" with Tom Hanks, and eventually M. Night Shyamalan's "The Sixth Sense", and Steven Spielberg's "A.I. Artificial Intelligence". Despite major film roles and working with the biggest names in Hollywood, Haley and his family thought it was important to be a well-rounded person, so he continued to go to his hometown high school and eventually college at New York University. It was at NYU that he cemented his love for the arts. Haley's story is one of committed self-discovery and evolution. Listen and be inspired to make room for adventure and self-discovery in your own life! For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com twitter: @brinkofmidnight instagram: @brinkofmidnight Facebook: @brinkofmidnight info@brinkofmidnight.com

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  • #22: JAY ABRAHAM, Business Growth Strategist

    · 00:41:26 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Legendary business growth strategist and best-selling author, Jay Abraham, joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. Jay Abraham is a name that resonates with some of the world's most influential business minds and thought leaders. He has increased the bottom lines of over 10,000 clients in more than 400 industries and 720 sub-industries worldwide. Advisor to people like Tony Robbins, Daymond John (Shark Tank), Dave Asprey (Bulletproof), and entrepreneurs around the world, Jay delights in helping develop and encourage what he calls "value creators". With no formal college education, Jay's journey is founded on hustle and the instinctive ability to connect dots and people in unique and innovative ways. His curiosity and love of process will get you fired up to travel outside your comfort zone, and you just may be thinking about this question all day, courtesy of Jay Abraham: "In life, are you a multiplier or a 'diminisher'?" For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com twitter: @brinkofmidnight instagram: @brinkofmidnight Facebook: @brinkofmidnight info@brinkofmidnight.com

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  • #21: JORDAN RAPP, 6x Ironman Triathlon Champion, ITU World Champion

    · 00:44:17 · The BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST with John Brenkus

    Jordan Rapp, ITU World Champion and Champion Ironman Triathlete joins THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST. A natural athlete, Jordan's diverse athletic journey started as an All-American High School lacrosse goalie, proceeded to rowing for Princeton, and, on hiatus from rowing, finally led to triathlon, where he has been a pro for the last 11 years. Winning several Ironman triathlons and winning the ITU World Championship are some of Jordan's professional highlights, but what's even more incredible is that most of these wins came after an incredible comeback story. On a long training ride, Jordan collided with a car in a hit and run accident, suffered serious injuries, and was left for dead bleeding out in the middle of the road. With the clock ticking and minutes to live, Chief Petty Officer Thomas Sanchez happened to be driving by, stopped and reached inside Jordan's neck to save his life. Jordan's comeback and willingness to work as hard as possible remind us of the best of the human spirit and how amazing things can happen when we look for ways to help each other out. For full show notes, visit: www.brinkofmidnight.com twitter: @brinkofmidnight instagram: @brinkofmidnight Facebook: @brinkofmidnight info@brinkofmidnight

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