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Elections Have Consequences and Why, with Tim Strader and Host Ric Brutocao

It may not immediately seem like elections make a difference in our daily lives, but we couldn’t be more wrong about that! Sharp lawyer and real estate developer and investor Tim Strader talks with Host Ric Brutocao about why and how elections—Every. Single. Election.— has consequences for you and me. Tim and Ric do not agree on all points, but they do agree that every election has consequences and their lively discussion includes real-world examples and perspective.  Find Show Notes here. Listen below, or subscribe to The Mentors Radio podcast here.


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Family Legacy: How to Build a Family Company that Endures Five Generations and More

Most family companies don’t last beyond three generations, instead they sell out or die off. So when a family-owned company endures through the Great Depression, other recessessions, ups and downs, through more than five generations, it’s a rare and beautiful thing!  Guest Bob Verdin of The Verdin Company—an East Coast company that has been and repairing bells and tower clocks for a very long time—talks with Host John Phillips about his passion for the business after all these years, and for what his role is. Bob reveals some of the secret sauce that will likely keep this five-generation (going on six-generation) business alive and thriving. You’ll also learn about some of his most interesting projects, including restoring a bell originally cast by Paul Revere!  Find Show Notes here, including fascinating short videos. Listen to episode below or sign up for podcast on any media.


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Megan Metcalfe talks about how Stage 3 cancer in high school led her to find greater purpose, happiness and satisfaction in life and work

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Former turn-around Sprint CEO Dan Hesse reveals why companies that do good deeds experience higher profits

Former SPRINT CEO Dan Hesse discusses a new value-based metrics that will improve your career and life, with The Mentors Radio host Tom Loarie. This new way to value and rate companies aims to make work and life better for everyone—not just the educated, skilled and lucky, and not just the “C-suite.” This  new approach is already impacting companies, their customers, shareholders, employees and communities. Find Show Notes here.  Listen to the show podcast below. 


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Former CEO of Sprint Dan Hesse Shares Lessons Learned from Leading a Successful Turnaround

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Tom Loarie talks with Roger Crawford-the award-winning tennis champion born without hands-on how to achieve success

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Meet The Mentors Hosts – Ric Brutocao, Tom Loarie and John Phillips

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Ric Brutocao talks with Constitutional Attorney John Eastman on current policies and the impact on our business and life, and the wisdom of the Constitution

John Eastman, Esq., founding director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law Professor at Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law, and Appellate Attorney, talks with The Mentors Radio Show host Ric Brutocao on current policies and trends that can (and do) radically impact our businesses and life, on Legal aspects not talked about in mainstream media, and on the wisdom of the U.S. Constitution and our Founding Fathers. Find Show Notes here.  Listen below.


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Interview with Earl Smith who Transitioned From being Shot 6 Times and Left for Dead to NFL Pro-Football and Death Row Chaplain

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Learn from the Century’s Most Influential PR Figure, Harold Burson, what’s changed over the years and how to effectively influence buyer decisions today