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The Star Wars Office Draft

  If you had to start a company and could take any five Star Wars characters, who would you take?...
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How Do I Deal With A Chronic Interrupter?

How Do I Deal With A Chronic Interrupter?

  "God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason." ~Frank's mom From Psychology Today, "Interrupting implies that...
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Meeting With GaryVee – Part 2

  Gary Vaynerchuk is the chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day media and communications holding company, and the active CEO of...
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Meeting With GaryVee – Part 1

Meeting With GaryVee – Part 1

  Gary Vaynerchuk is the chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day media and communications holding company, and the active CEO of...
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Are We Living In A Bubble Market?

  We believe the answer is yes. So what can you do about it? Frank and Ian talk about how...
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Are You A Name-Dropper?

  Frank has been dropping Ian's name for years, hoping to steal some shine from his golden career. But is...
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What Does “Gaslighting” Mean?

What Does “Gaslighting” Mean?

  "Gaslighting" is a topic often cited in politics but recently found its way into the mainstream with two high-profile...
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Is Conversational Style Holding Back Your Career?

Is Conversational Style Holding Back Your Career?

  What better way to learn about "mansplaining" than from two guys who do it for a living? What started...
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Perfectly Acceptable Reasons To Lie At Work

Perfectly Acceptable Reasons To Lie At Work

  Everyone lies. You might consider yourself saintly but you won't make it through the day without stretching the truth....
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Ten Reasons Your Presentation Sucks

Ten Reasons Your Presentation Sucks

We waste countless hundreds of hours sitting through boring, sleepy, and hastily-prepared presentations. This episode serves as a warning to...
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Why Is It So Hard To Change A Losing Culture?

Why Is It So Hard To Change A Losing Culture?

  Winning begets more winning and losing begets more losing. Inertia sets in with any team, regardless of how many...
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Do You Want To Stick It To Your Former Employer?

Do You Want To Stick It To Your Former Employer?

  Tom Brady left the New England Patriots after 20 years and six championships. He didn't leave under his terms...
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Five Questions To Ask Yourself When You Are Stuck

Five Questions To Ask Yourself When You Are Stuck

  With most goals, the hardest part can be starting. Regardless of how much progress we make in one area,...
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How To Answer Five Of The Most Common Job Interview Questions

How To Answer Five Of The Most Common Job Interview Questions

  In this episode, we look at five of the most common job interview questions. We start by discussing the...
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The Art Of War With Special Guests David Neal And Jonathan Clark From The Eighth Mile Consulting

The Art Of War With Special Guests David Neal And Jonathan Clark From The Eighth Mile Consulting

  With special guests David Neal and Jonathan Clark from The Eighth Mile Consulting, we break down Sun Tzu's famous...
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Ian Mathews

Ian Mathews is the CEO of 5on4 Group, a management training company and consultancy he formed just because he liked the kitschy hockey title.

Ian is also the CRO of technology startup Keep Technologies, a featured writer for Forbes, a prolific capital raiser, and he might be stalking you on LinkedIn. In 2018, Ian retired from corporate America after serving two decades as a senior executive for two Fortune 500 companies, while moonlighting as an advisor for a tech startup with a $28M exit.

Frank Cava

Frank Cava is the CEO of one of Richmond’s fastest-growing companies, an executive coach, and he devours red meat like an apex predator in the Serengeti.

Over his 25-year career, Frank has built or renovated more homes than tickets sold in an entire season by his beloved Miami Dolphins. During his run from a Fortune 500 to founding Cava Companies, Frank led dozens of teams and built a reputation as a no-nonsense business consultant for small business owners and CEO’s.

At times eloquent and succinct, and at other points blunt and obnoxious, this is our unique riff on the big questions we had early in our careers.

We talk about standing out in a company, leading people, building cultures, persuasion, marketing, management, and building businesses from scratch. We are light on theory and heavy on practical experience, weaving personal stories from our collective 50 years of business experience.?

Both of us see business as sport, and you’ll see our passion bleed into every conversation. Our takes are not always mainstream, but we promise to be honest and entertaining about what it takes to build wealth and have fun doing it. In short, we will try not to suck. Come along and ride on our fantastic voyage.

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