The Uncorking a Story Podcast

Episode 10 – Jim Bryson

Jim Bryson is the founder and CEO of 2020 Research; a Nashville based qualitative research firm with facilities in Nashville, Charlotte, and Miami. In addition to traditional facilities, 2020 is a leading provider of online qualitative solutions including both...

Episode 9 – Ernie Bourcier

When I was 21 years old I thought I knew it all and that my parents knew absolutely nothing. By the time I turned 22 and was working in my first job with real bills to pay, I was amazed at how much my parents learned in just 12 short months.  Since becoming an adult...

Episode 8 – GM O’Connell

In 1996 I was barely 22 years old when I started my career in advertising.  I worked for a company called FCB direct, which was owned by a holding company known as True North Communications.  No offense to Brian Rafferty, my boss at the time, but the job kind of...

Episode 7 – Dorothy Collins, CND

[iframe style="border:none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2298751/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/theme/legacy" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no"] When I woke up this morning, I never could have predicted that one of my elementary school...

Episode 6 – Shelley Zalis

I first met Shelley Zalis when I was working for Unilever and she was invited to speak at an offsite meeting.  She broke two rules during her presentation; 1.  She divulged her age and 2. She quoted Yoda.  Most women don’t do those kinds of things; then again,Shelly...

Podcast – Episode 5 Mick Carlon

Michael Carlon interviews Michael Carlon. Have I finally lost my mind? Should they come and take me to South 1 (the psychiatric ward of Stamford Hospital)? Don't judge me too quickly! In this episode I interview my cousin who also happens to have the same name as me;...

Podcast Episode 4 – Bryan Mattimore

Bryan Mattimore is one of America's top experts in applied creativity, ideation facilitation and innovation management. In his career, he has facilitated more than 1500 marketing and business strategy ideation sessions.  Listen up as Bryan discusses his transformation...

Podcast Episode 3 – Shihan Manny Esmeraldo

This guy is the real deal - he's the guy that Chuck Norris is afraid to Google! Listen up as Mike and Manny talk about the importance of accountability, why you don't always want to be your child's "friend," and why you need to plant your seeds before you eat your...

Podcast Episode 1 – Dave Dwyer CSP

Listen up as Mike and guest co-host Wendy talk to Sirius XM Radio Personality Dave Dwyer about his early days at MTV, his time at Comedy Central, and what can best be termed about his higher calling. This episode pairs well with a nice crisp white!...