The Matt Baxter Show
By Matt Baxter
The Matt Baxter ShowJun 11, 2020
Look out the Window to See What's Going on with Ron Baker
Radio Talk Show Host and Founder of the VeraSage Institute, Ron Baker, joins the show to talk about how his life and career as a radio host and think-tank founder is ever-shifting, especially in these times.
Ron's Radio Show: https://www.thesoulofenterprise.com/
The VeraSage Institute: https://verasage.com/
Spirituality & Fasting with Pharaoh Kyle
Serial Entrepreneur, Pharaoh Kyle, comes on the show and takes us through his journey and how he’s transformed himself and his career through the spiritual practice of fasting and mindfulness.
Check Pharaoh out on Instagram @pharaoh333
Life as we Know it with Tom Goodwin
Tom Goodwin drops by the show to drop some of his seemingly infinite wisdom.
Brain Training with Nick Bolhuis
Nick Bolhuis, Vice President Of Clinical Services at Neuropeak Pro, joins the show to discuss his work at Neuropeak Pro doing cutting-edge performance optimization.
Ministry in a Time of Crisis with Dr. Nathan Hart
Dr. Nathan Hart, Senior Pastor at Stanwich Congregational Church, joins the show to talk about his ministry amid COVID-19.
When you have Always Known you Want to be a Doctor with Dr. Dan Refai
Dr. Dan Refai comes on the show to talk about what he does day to day and about the experience of knowing what he wanted to do with his life from a very young age.
Finding a Job you will Love with Rachel Serwetz
Rachel Serwetz, Founder & CEO of Woken, joins the show to talk about what the life of an entrepreneur is like and how she found her calling helping others find theirs'.
Check out Woken at https://www.iamwoken.com/
The Future of Mobility with Henrik Fisker
Henrik Fisker, Founder and CEO of Fisker Inc., joins the show to discuss what it's like to design and produce the future of mobility.
Talking Electric Vehicles with Roger Atkins
LinkedIn's Top Voice for Electric Vehicles, Roger Atkins, comes on the show to talk about how he went from electric guitars to electric vehicles.
Ease Work Stress with Dr. Marcus Fila
Hope College Professor, Dr. Marcus Fila, joins his former student to talk about his winding career, how it got him to teaching, and some of the work he is doing surrounding stress and work.
Check out his work at https://www.easeworkstress.com/
Jobs for Lebanon
Roy Baladi, Edwin Baladi, Fabienne Weiszegger, Georges Achkar, Kinda Awad, Isabelle Trad join the show to discuss the work that they are doing for the organization Jobs for Lebanon.
Lebanon is facing a huge economic crisis Jobs for Lebanon is a call for the 16 million Lebanese living abroad to get involved. To do this, Jobs for Lebanon seeks to put job talent and recruiters in touch with one another.
Round 2 with Ryan Kohler
Connecting People to Jobs at Scale with Jerome Ternynck
Jerome Ternynck, Founder and CEO of SmartRecruiters, comes on the show to talk about the reasons he does what he does as well as his new book!
Check out his book here! https://www.amazon.com/Jerome-Ternynck/e/B083THJCBZ%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
Faith, Passion, Service, & Sacrifice with Steve Cramer
Steve Cramer of Cramer Basketball comes on the show to talk about his experience playing college and professional basketball as well as his organization, Cramer Basketball, and the things that drive him most!
On Empathy with Tim Sackett
Tim Sackett comes back on the show to talk about some hot topics in the HR Tech. Listen to the full episode for his thoughts on using empathy as a tool for making business decisions.
An Off the Wall Conversation with Steve Van Doren & Bill Curtis
Steve Van Doren, the CEO of Vans, and Bill Curtis, President & Founder of Gone Boarding, come on the show to talk about what they are doing amid this crisis and some amazing things they’ve done and seen in response to past crises.
Businesses are Everywhere if you Look Hard Enough with Ryan Blair
Ryan Blair joins the show to discuss his life, his career, and impart tons of entrepreneurship wisdom that he's gained over the years.
The Barefoot Spirit with Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey
This week Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey join The Matt Baxter Show. Michael and Bonnie are the founders of Barefoot, America’s #1 wine brand, and co-authors of the New York Times bestseller, The Barefoot Spirit. They started with virtually no money or wine industry experience and pioneered ‘Worthy Cause Marketing’. They now share their innovative approach to businesses as consultants, authors, workshop leaders, speakers, and are sought-after thought leaders in entrepreneurship in both print and broadcast media.
The State of the World with Dr. Darria Long Gillespie
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, ER Doctor, Mother, NYT Bestselling Author, TEDx Speaker, comes on the show to talk about the state of the world in the midst of COVID-19.
Reflections on a Crisis with Ryan Millsap and Arran Stewart
Ryan Millsap and Arran Stewart are back on the show to chop it up about the current state of the world due to COVID-19.
Culture Hacking with Daniella Mestyanek Young - Culture is What Happens Between the Spaces
If you recall a few weeks ago, we were lucky enough to have Daniella Mestyanek Young on The Matt Baxter Show. It just so happens that as a part of her coming on our show, we got the opportunity to get on hers as well. Here is that episode!
Never admitting failure with Dwight Carlson
Dwight Carlson, Chairman/CEO at Coherix, Inc., comes on the show to talk about entrepreneurship. Listen in to find out why he loves what he does and that one of his biggest successes is never admitting failure.
Candidate Chatter with Devin Thorpe
Devin Thorpe, Congressional Candidate in Utah's 3rd District, comes on the show to discuss what he does, why he loves it and how it lines up with his 3 main goals as a candidate.
Grant Me Hope with Helen Zeerip
Helen Zeerip, President at Teddy’s Transport and Founder of Grant Me Hope, joins the show to talk about her incredible local West Michigan trucking business and the super inspiring work that she is doing at Grant Me Hope.
Grant Me Hope is a non-profit with the purpose of educating the public about fostering and adopting children, they also create some amazing videos to market children in an effort to help get them adopted.
Check out Grant Me Hope here! http://grantmehope.org/
The Minimalist with Sahil Vaidya
Co-Founder, The Minimalist and Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia member, Sahil Vaidya, joins the Matt Baxter Show to talk about growing his business and some of his passions outside his work.
Always moving forward with Chris Kann
Career coach, podcast host, and marketing savant, Chris Kann, comes on the show to discuss her accomplished career in marketing and how she’s always known what she wants for her life.
Check out Chris' podcast here: http://mindbodyspiritliving.libsyn.com/
Making Workplaces more Human with Matt Burns
Connection Conduit with Adam Posner
From Cult to Culture with Daniella Young
Daniella Young, cavnessHR Co-Founder and Organizational Culture-Hacker, comes on the show to talk about her life, how she grew up in a cult and now is dedicated to helping organizations improve their culture. Daniella is one of the best at taking all that she’s been through and using it as a massive strength in her life. Enjoy this episode!
Daniella's website: https://daniellamestyanekyoung.com/
Follow Danielle on Twitter: @daniellamyoung
Sign up to join the waitlist for her memoir, UNCULTURED at https://daniellamestyanekyoung.com/
Read her story here: https://narratively.com/i-escaped-the-cult-but-i-couldnt-escape-the-cult-mentality/
Unrestrained with William Tincup
President at Recruiting Daily, William Tincup, joins the show to talk about his life, his career, and how he came to be the most interesting guy you could ever meet at a party.
Creating a More Likeable World with Dave Kerpen
Dave Kerpen is the first guest to join The Matt Baxter Show! Dave has quite a wide range of experiences in his career, from teaching in New York City to investing in Startups, he has done it all!
The Matt Baxter Show - Introduction
Welcome to the Matt Baxter Show! Listeners of The WedgeCast, don't fret, we will have largely the same show with similar guests that are doing amazing things in the world. The only thing that's changed is the name! We're really excited for this new chapter with you, hope you are too!
Ep. 58 - Startup Coaching with Jeff Riddle
Jeff Riddle, Coach and Facilitator at Reboot, joins the show to talk about how he got into startup and tech coaching, what that entails, and why coaching is such a fulfilling thing for him to do day in and day out.
Ep. 57 - Standing out to Job Seekers with Ryan Kohler
Ryan Kohler, CEO of our partner Applicant Pro comes on the show to discuss the partnership, hiring, and all things in between! He shares some really interesting thoughts about how to stand out to job candidates when you're hiring.
Ep. 56 - Giving People a Shot at Success with Brian Calley
Former Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, Brian Calley, comes on the show to talk about all that he is doing since holding public office. Some of the things he's really excited about are small businesses in Michigan and the general question around how to give people a shot at success.
Ep. 55 - Overcoming Adversity with Chris Norton
After a life-altering play on the football field, Chris Norton chose to make his life about overcoming obstacles and inspiring others. Check out his interview on The WedgeCast to hear his awesome story!
Also be sure to check out his book here: https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Longest-Yards-Pushing-Leaning/dp/031035692X
Ep. 54 - Making Meaningful Relationships at Work with Rob Dwortz
On today's show, Rob Dwortz Founder and Partner of Be Unmistakable talks about how he helps people create meaningful relationships inside of their own companies. Rob also gets into a little bit of backstory about where he came from and how he got to this point in his career. Enjoy!
Ep. 53 - The Seventh Level with Amanda Slavin
On this episode of the WedgeCast we have Amanda Slavin, CEO & Founder of CatalystCreativ and author of The Seventh Level.
We are so excited to check out Amanda's book! It dropped today so you can go get it here!
Here is the link discussed at the end of the episode as well: https://geni.us/seventhlevel
Ep. 52 - Boss in Heels with Heather Monahan
Heather Monahan comes on the show to talk about her passion for speaking and what led to her creating her brand, Boss in Heels.
Ep. 51 - Finding Purpose with Ryan Millsap
On this episode, Ryan Millsap, CEO of Blackhall Studios joins Matt on the WedgeCast. Ryan comes on the show to talk purpose, passion, calling and how he’s found that in his life.
On this episode, we're going solo and talking about the state of the show, what has happened as well as what's to come.
Ep. 49 - Creating Opportunities with Aaron Opalewski
Aaron Opalewski, CEO of Spark Talent Acquisition, joins the show to talk about what it's like founding and growing a business in the Talent Acquisition space.
Ep. 48 - A Man of Faith with Tim Schoonveld
On this episode, we welcome on Hope College Athletic Director Tim Schoonveld. Schoonie has been an incredible mentor for me since my freshman year at Hope College, it is an absolute pleasure to have him on.
Ep. 47 - Building a Company with Brian Town
On this episode, we talk to Brian Town, CEO of Michigan Creative, about how he went from school teacher to successful CEO of a growing media company!
Ep. 46 - Leveraging your Network to get your Product in the Right Hands with Dr. Matt Dixon
Dr. Matt Dixon, Chief Product and Research Officer at Tethr, is on the show. We had a fascinating conversation ranging from business strategies to personal career strategies to what gets him out of bed in the morning.
Ep. 45 - On Entrepreneurship with Don Charlton
Don Charlton, Founder and former CEO of our partner JazzHR, comes on the show to talk about what it’s like being an entrepreneur and building a business!
Ep. 44 - The British are Coming with Arran Stewart
On this show we have Arran Stewart, Co-founder of Job.com and a certified family-man, on to talk about his life and experiences that led him from a small town in the UK to founding Job.com in Austin, Texas.
Ep. 43 - Luxurious Living with Daniel Curtis
Daniel Curtis is the Founder and CEO of subscription box company Robb Vices, a hand-curated luxury item subscription box company. Daniel shares his journey to where he is today and why living a life of luxury isn't about what you have but rather the people you share those things and moments with
Ep. 42 - The only person I know that lives on the Vegas Strip with Lori Silverman
Ep. 41 - Believing in Yourself with Amobi Okugo
Amobi Okogu, a professional soccer player with a mind for business, joins the show for a great conversation on what it’s like to be in pro sports and what he’s got going on with his company A Frugal Athlete.
Check out their site! https://www.afrugalathlete.com/