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JumbleThink

Michael Woodward

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JumbleThink
JumbleThink

JumbleThink

Michael Woodward

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jumbleThink is a podcast focused on sharing the stories of dreamers, makers, innovators, and influencers from various segments of life. Along the way we will share tips that you can use in your pursuit to chase your big idea or dream. Our guests include artists, authors, business owners and executives, film makers, artisans, builders, politicians and other world changers. We set out to learn how their big idea started and what keeps them chasing their dreams. Our host, Michael Woodward, has worked with hundreds of businesses to help them refine their ideas and create their big dream.

Latest Episodes

The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

Many people dream of one day having their own farm. But how do you go from no farm to home farm to commercial farm? Brandon Youst set out to answer that question for himself and is now helping others find their own path to building their farm. In today's episode, Brandon shares his story of moving from the world of finance and into building his own farm. Then he shares how others can do it too.LinksUrban Farm Academy: https://urbanfarmacademy.comCraven Local Food Market: https://cravenlocalfoodmarket.comBootstrap Farming: https://www.bootstrapfarmer.comAbout Brandon YoustBrandon Youst is an entrepreneur and founder of Craven Local Food Market, Bootstrap Farmer and the Urban Farm Academy. He is also the author of the book, The Bootstrap Farmer Guide to Farming the Future, which discusses the process of recreating your life by getting into food and agriculture.Since leaving corporate finance 4 years ago, Brandon's mission has been to localize the national food supply through the proliferation of hyperlocal business models, and has been doing this through the Craven Local Food Market, a meal subscription service where Brandon and his team grow, harvest, cook and deliver fully prepared meals to a local client base on a weekly basis.This business model, among others, is​ featured in the Urban Farm Academy, which is an online platform teaching hyperlocal business model frameworks and workforce development for people looking to create within local food and agriculture.

52 MIN21 h ago
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The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

Finding Your Fashion Branding with Elizabeth Lewis

Many people believe that you should find the 'one' thing you are meant to do. But what happens when you marry two ideas or dreams to make one new one? That is what Elizabeth Lewis has done with her company Brand, Style & Bloom! She is taking her passion for fashion and branding and turning it into something new. Elizabeth Lewis is the Founderand CEO of Brand, Style & Bloom! by Elizabeth Danielle. Through personal branding and personal styling, she helps people to reveal the best versions of themselves to reach their goals in life. Shewas raised in Atlanta, GA and has always had a passion for fashion. Atthe age of 4, She made shoes out of construction paper and walked around the house in them! Knowing that sheeventually wanted to help others achieve their styling goals, shecompleted a personal styling certification with the Los Angeles-based School of Style.She also hasa passion for branding, having worked as brand manager at Colgate-Palmolive Company for five years managing top brands such as Optic White, Palmolive and Irish Spring. In addition to Colgate, she led and assisted with branding projects while working at Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau and LaPlaca Cohen, an agency that offers strategic and creative solutions for the cultural world. Shehasdreamed of marrying these two loves over the past several years and isnow so excited to have the opportunity to pursue thosedreams and improve the lives of others while doing so. Elizabeth holds a Masters in Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis.

43 MIN3 d ago
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Finding Your Fashion Branding with Elizabeth Lewis

Overcoming Regret with Michael Woodward

Regret can stifle your dreams and ideas. Often it holds us back from the future we desire to create without us ever knowing. Why does regret hold us back and how can we not only cope but actually overcome the regret that is ruining our dreams? In this episode we discuss:- Regret vs Failure (1:56)- Mike's personal story of regret (3:11)- What regret looks like (8:31)- Dealing with Regret, Coping VS Overcoming (16:19)- How to overcome Regret (17:56)- Where do you go from here (22:44)

28 MIN1 w ago
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Overcoming Regret with Michael Woodward

Remember What Matters with Michael Woodward

How often have you been chasing a dream or idea and found that you were nowhere near where what you set out to create? Maybe it was a bucket list item, a career choice, or starting your own thing? It's often in the journey that we lose sight of what matters along the way. In today's show we are talking all about making the long journey of chasing dreams and ideas a little easier by remembering what matters.Intro (1:37)- Things we forget when chasing dreams- How not to chase a dream10 Things to Remember: Part One- The people around you (9:12)- Remember who you are isn't what you do (13:36)- Why you are chasing your dream and why your dream matters (16:26)- What you stand for (19:56)- Faith (23:38)10 Things to Remember: Part Two- Sleep (27.48)- Eat (32:01)- Have fun (34:01)- You are in this for the long haul (37:30)- Things will be ok (39:30)Final thoughts and challenge (45:44)

60 MIN1 w ago
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Remember What Matters with Michael Woodward

The Business of Energy with Blaise Pepitone

What do energy, blockchain, and technology have to do with each other? Blaise Pepitone set out to rethink the three and how he could bring the three together to redefine and industry. It's the marriage of 'the old' and 'the new' that have helped him create success in his business. In today's episode, we dive deep into how you can evolve in entrepreneurship by seeing the opportunities others miss.Today's show is sponsored by Penji:Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.coLinks to Blaise: https://twitter.com/bpepitone1About BlaiseBlaise Pepitone is Amerex Energy Services’ newest energy consultant, joining in 2018. Blaise has a passion for the deregulated energy industry and looks forward to growing with Amerex. Blaise is responsible for engaging with clients for consulting services including energy procurement, energy management, and most importantly managing his client relationships. Prior t...

60 MIN1 w ago
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The Business of Energy with Blaise Pepitone

The Power of Perseverance with Michael Woodward

What does it take to make your dreams and ideas a reality? For some, they seem to have the fast track to success but is that what is really going on. In today's show, we talk about the power of Perseverance. (Checkout time markers below if you want to jump to a specific segment)Before we dive into perseverance, we kick off the episode by answering a few of our listener questions about Entrepreneurship.1) How do you define entrepreneurship? (6:38)2) How can kids learn entrepreneurial skills? (9:45)3) Why is entrepreneurship considered a lonely journey? (14:38)In our second segment, we give you an update on what's going on at jumbleThink. (17:51)We update you on Idea Camps, changes to the podcast/radio show, and a look at some upcoming guest interviews.In our third segment, we chat about 'The Power of Perseverance.' (27:08)1) What is perseverance?2) A story about how perseverance impacted my own journey.3) Breaking down what perseverance really means.4) 5 tools to make perseverance a habit in your life as an entrepreneur.Today's show is sponsored by Penji. Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly subscription. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.co

60 MIN2 w ago
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The Power of Perseverance with Michael Woodward

Insights on Podcasting with Michael Woodward

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes on creating podcasts? In today's show, we answer your questions about podcasting. From the technical to the future of podcasting, we cover it all. To make it a little easier we've included the time each question was asked below.4:47: Why did you start a podcast?15:42: What is the best way to promote a podcast?25:40: Are podcasts dying?36:05: Is it possible to make a podcast episode every week on the weekends?40:19: What is the best part of hosting a podcast?46:26: What common mistakes should all new podcasters avoid?52:05: How do I create a successful podcast?56:57: What are the best podcast topics?So sit back and enjoy as we discuss all things podcast!

60 MIN3 w ago
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Insights on Podcasting with Michael Woodward

10 Questions with Michael Woodward

Today our host Michael Woodward is answering questions from Quora. Michael received countless questions on Quora to answer. So we thought it would be fun to take some of those questions and answer them right here in the podcast. We went crazy in selecting questions and picked a wide range of questions ranging from the crazy to the practical steps you can apply to your business or podcast. To make it a little easier we've included the time each question was asked below.4:04: Have you ever had an alligator in your pool?6:37: I am 20 years old, I have a goal to become financially independent by the age of 30. Can you suggest some business ideas for me?17:13: Do you think you would buy an eBook?19:32: How easy is it to start a podcast?26:00: Is NY going to be less trendy in the future?33:47: As a small business owner, what do you outsource?38:46: What do you do to pass the time on a long commute?46:10: How do I create a tagline for my business?51:14: What does it mean to 'run a company like a startup?56:33: What are most people unaware of about bein an entrepreneur?Today's show is sponsored by Penji:Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.co

60 MIN3 w ago
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10 Questions with Michael Woodward

Diversity In Entrepreneurship with Bianca Caban

The world of startups is filled with dreamers and idea makers. But the funding from VC money usually only serves a small pocket of entrepreneurs. There is a diversity gap in the startup world. Bianca Caban, The Republic Team, and SheWorx has set out to open doors to women and other founders to get the funding to make their dreams and ideas reality too. In the episode Bianca and I chat about how diversity is a benefit to the world of VC and what we need to do to rethink how we invest businesses run by monitories.Today's episode is sponsored byNorth American TEFL - Get certified to teach English as a Foreign Language. Learn more at https://northamericantefl.comPenji - Your source for unlimited graphic design as a low monthly subscription. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.coAbout Bianca CabanBianca Caban is Managing Director of SheWorx, a 20,000+ global female founder communityand events business owned by Republic. Republic is a fundraising platform for startups andblockchain projects. Before Republic and SheWorx, she worked on Wall Street, including atCredit Suisse, BlackRock, and Atlas Merchant Capital, where she conducted business in Africa,the Middle East, and Europe. Bianca also established a consultancy, Taino Capital, where sheworked with clients on fund formation and strategy, and launched a nonprofit accelerator forfemale entrepreneurs called AccessLatina. She is on the Advisory Board of Lilu, an innovativefemale-led hardware startup, and an alum of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers andMilken Institute Young Leaders Circle. Bianca earned an MBA from Columbia Business Schooland a BA from Harvard College.

60 MINSEP 20
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Diversity In Entrepreneurship with Bianca Caban

Finding Community in Business with John Bundy

To be successful in business you quickly learn that you need the support of the people around you. But often those closest to you do not know how to help you. You need to find a community of entrepreneurs and business owners. In theory that makes sense and is an easy concept to understand. But where do you find this community? How do you help and support each other? In today's episode John Bundy and I go deep into the importance of community in the entrepreneurial journey.Today's episode is sponsored by...Penji: Your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at Penji.coNorth American TEFL: Certifying you to teach English abroad. https://northamericantefl.comAbout John BundyOriginally from Long Island, New York. John Bundy has been a Designer/Creative Director for over 20 years. He has worked on projects for companies such as Peace Frogs and Organic Avenue. As owner/creative director os Scribe Design he and his team c...

40 MINSEP 17
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Finding Community in Business with John Bundy

Latest Episodes

The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

Many people dream of one day having their own farm. But how do you go from no farm to home farm to commercial farm? Brandon Youst set out to answer that question for himself and is now helping others find their own path to building their farm. In today's episode, Brandon shares his story of moving from the world of finance and into building his own farm. Then he shares how others can do it too.LinksUrban Farm Academy: https://urbanfarmacademy.comCraven Local Food Market: https://cravenlocalfoodmarket.comBootstrap Farming: https://www.bootstrapfarmer.comAbout Brandon YoustBrandon Youst is an entrepreneur and founder of Craven Local Food Market, Bootstrap Farmer and the Urban Farm Academy. He is also the author of the book, The Bootstrap Farmer Guide to Farming the Future, which discusses the process of recreating your life by getting into food and agriculture.Since leaving corporate finance 4 years ago, Brandon's mission has been to localize the national food supply through the proliferation of hyperlocal business models, and has been doing this through the Craven Local Food Market, a meal subscription service where Brandon and his team grow, harvest, cook and deliver fully prepared meals to a local client base on a weekly basis.This business model, among others, is​ featured in the Urban Farm Academy, which is an online platform teaching hyperlocal business model frameworks and workforce development for people looking to create within local food and agriculture.

52 MIN21 h ago
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The Business of Local Food with Brandon Youst

Finding Your Fashion Branding with Elizabeth Lewis

Many people believe that you should find the 'one' thing you are meant to do. But what happens when you marry two ideas or dreams to make one new one? That is what Elizabeth Lewis has done with her company Brand, Style & Bloom! She is taking her passion for fashion and branding and turning it into something new. Elizabeth Lewis is the Founderand CEO of Brand, Style & Bloom! by Elizabeth Danielle. Through personal branding and personal styling, she helps people to reveal the best versions of themselves to reach their goals in life. Shewas raised in Atlanta, GA and has always had a passion for fashion. Atthe age of 4, She made shoes out of construction paper and walked around the house in them! Knowing that sheeventually wanted to help others achieve their styling goals, shecompleted a personal styling certification with the Los Angeles-based School of Style.She also hasa passion for branding, having worked as brand manager at Colgate-Palmolive Company for five years managing top brands such as Optic White, Palmolive and Irish Spring. In addition to Colgate, she led and assisted with branding projects while working at Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau and LaPlaca Cohen, an agency that offers strategic and creative solutions for the cultural world. Shehasdreamed of marrying these two loves over the past several years and isnow so excited to have the opportunity to pursue thosedreams and improve the lives of others while doing so. Elizabeth holds a Masters in Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis.

43 MIN3 d ago
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Finding Your Fashion Branding with Elizabeth Lewis

Overcoming Regret with Michael Woodward

Regret can stifle your dreams and ideas. Often it holds us back from the future we desire to create without us ever knowing. Why does regret hold us back and how can we not only cope but actually overcome the regret that is ruining our dreams? In this episode we discuss:- Regret vs Failure (1:56)- Mike's personal story of regret (3:11)- What regret looks like (8:31)- Dealing with Regret, Coping VS Overcoming (16:19)- How to overcome Regret (17:56)- Where do you go from here (22:44)

28 MIN1 w ago
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Overcoming Regret with Michael Woodward

Remember What Matters with Michael Woodward

How often have you been chasing a dream or idea and found that you were nowhere near where what you set out to create? Maybe it was a bucket list item, a career choice, or starting your own thing? It's often in the journey that we lose sight of what matters along the way. In today's show we are talking all about making the long journey of chasing dreams and ideas a little easier by remembering what matters.Intro (1:37)- Things we forget when chasing dreams- How not to chase a dream10 Things to Remember: Part One- The people around you (9:12)- Remember who you are isn't what you do (13:36)- Why you are chasing your dream and why your dream matters (16:26)- What you stand for (19:56)- Faith (23:38)10 Things to Remember: Part Two- Sleep (27.48)- Eat (32:01)- Have fun (34:01)- You are in this for the long haul (37:30)- Things will be ok (39:30)Final thoughts and challenge (45:44)

60 MIN1 w ago
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Remember What Matters with Michael Woodward

The Business of Energy with Blaise Pepitone

What do energy, blockchain, and technology have to do with each other? Blaise Pepitone set out to rethink the three and how he could bring the three together to redefine and industry. It's the marriage of 'the old' and 'the new' that have helped him create success in his business. In today's episode, we dive deep into how you can evolve in entrepreneurship by seeing the opportunities others miss.Today's show is sponsored by Penji:Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.coLinks to Blaise: https://twitter.com/bpepitone1About BlaiseBlaise Pepitone is Amerex Energy Services’ newest energy consultant, joining in 2018. Blaise has a passion for the deregulated energy industry and looks forward to growing with Amerex. Blaise is responsible for engaging with clients for consulting services including energy procurement, energy management, and most importantly managing his client relationships. Prior t...

60 MIN1 w ago
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The Business of Energy with Blaise Pepitone

The Power of Perseverance with Michael Woodward

What does it take to make your dreams and ideas a reality? For some, they seem to have the fast track to success but is that what is really going on. In today's show, we talk about the power of Perseverance. (Checkout time markers below if you want to jump to a specific segment)Before we dive into perseverance, we kick off the episode by answering a few of our listener questions about Entrepreneurship.1) How do you define entrepreneurship? (6:38)2) How can kids learn entrepreneurial skills? (9:45)3) Why is entrepreneurship considered a lonely journey? (14:38)In our second segment, we give you an update on what's going on at jumbleThink. (17:51)We update you on Idea Camps, changes to the podcast/radio show, and a look at some upcoming guest interviews.In our third segment, we chat about 'The Power of Perseverance.' (27:08)1) What is perseverance?2) A story about how perseverance impacted my own journey.3) Breaking down what perseverance really means.4) 5 tools to make perseverance a habit in your life as an entrepreneur.Today's show is sponsored by Penji. Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly subscription. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.co

60 MIN2 w ago
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The Power of Perseverance with Michael Woodward

Insights on Podcasting with Michael Woodward

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes on creating podcasts? In today's show, we answer your questions about podcasting. From the technical to the future of podcasting, we cover it all. To make it a little easier we've included the time each question was asked below.4:47: Why did you start a podcast?15:42: What is the best way to promote a podcast?25:40: Are podcasts dying?36:05: Is it possible to make a podcast episode every week on the weekends?40:19: What is the best part of hosting a podcast?46:26: What common mistakes should all new podcasters avoid?52:05: How do I create a successful podcast?56:57: What are the best podcast topics?So sit back and enjoy as we discuss all things podcast!

60 MIN3 w ago
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Insights on Podcasting with Michael Woodward

10 Questions with Michael Woodward

Today our host Michael Woodward is answering questions from Quora. Michael received countless questions on Quora to answer. So we thought it would be fun to take some of those questions and answer them right here in the podcast. We went crazy in selecting questions and picked a wide range of questions ranging from the crazy to the practical steps you can apply to your business or podcast. To make it a little easier we've included the time each question was asked below.4:04: Have you ever had an alligator in your pool?6:37: I am 20 years old, I have a goal to become financially independent by the age of 30. Can you suggest some business ideas for me?17:13: Do you think you would buy an eBook?19:32: How easy is it to start a podcast?26:00: Is NY going to be less trendy in the future?33:47: As a small business owner, what do you outsource?38:46: What do you do to pass the time on a long commute?46:10: How do I create a tagline for my business?51:14: What does it mean to 'run a company like a startup?56:33: What are most people unaware of about bein an entrepreneur?Today's show is sponsored by Penji:Penji is your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.co

60 MIN3 w ago
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10 Questions with Michael Woodward

Diversity In Entrepreneurship with Bianca Caban

The world of startups is filled with dreamers and idea makers. But the funding from VC money usually only serves a small pocket of entrepreneurs. There is a diversity gap in the startup world. Bianca Caban, The Republic Team, and SheWorx has set out to open doors to women and other founders to get the funding to make their dreams and ideas reality too. In the episode Bianca and I chat about how diversity is a benefit to the world of VC and what we need to do to rethink how we invest businesses run by monitories.Today's episode is sponsored byNorth American TEFL - Get certified to teach English as a Foreign Language. Learn more at https://northamericantefl.comPenji - Your source for unlimited graphic design as a low monthly subscription. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at penji.coAbout Bianca CabanBianca Caban is Managing Director of SheWorx, a 20,000+ global female founder communityand events business owned by Republic. Republic is a fundraising platform for startups andblockchain projects. Before Republic and SheWorx, she worked on Wall Street, including atCredit Suisse, BlackRock, and Atlas Merchant Capital, where she conducted business in Africa,the Middle East, and Europe. Bianca also established a consultancy, Taino Capital, where sheworked with clients on fund formation and strategy, and launched a nonprofit accelerator forfemale entrepreneurs called AccessLatina. She is on the Advisory Board of Lilu, an innovativefemale-led hardware startup, and an alum of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers andMilken Institute Young Leaders Circle. Bianca earned an MBA from Columbia Business Schooland a BA from Harvard College.

60 MINSEP 20
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Diversity In Entrepreneurship with Bianca Caban

Finding Community in Business with John Bundy

To be successful in business you quickly learn that you need the support of the people around you. But often those closest to you do not know how to help you. You need to find a community of entrepreneurs and business owners. In theory that makes sense and is an easy concept to understand. But where do you find this community? How do you help and support each other? In today's episode John Bundy and I go deep into the importance of community in the entrepreneurial journey.Today's episode is sponsored by...Penji: Your source for unlimited graphic design at a low monthly rate. Use code 'JUMBLE' to get 15% off your first month at Penji.coNorth American TEFL: Certifying you to teach English abroad. https://northamericantefl.comAbout John BundyOriginally from Long Island, New York. John Bundy has been a Designer/Creative Director for over 20 years. He has worked on projects for companies such as Peace Frogs and Organic Avenue. As owner/creative director os Scribe Design he and his team c...

40 MINSEP 17
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Finding Community in Business with John Bundy