Posts Tagged ‘sanjose’

Pod 72: Dan Gordon – the man behind Gordon Biersch!

Hilarious Gordon Biersch YouTube video referenced  The Gordon Biersch way to deliver kegs! Sign-up for Audible and get a FREE month! Sam:                      All right. Let’s bring in our guest today. Sergio, pretty pumped. We’re at Gordon Biersch Brewery and we’re sitting with Dan Gordon. Sergio:                  We’re not only at Gordon Biersch, we’re at the headquarters…

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WhatUp #63: Cannabis Laws w/ Buddy’s Cannabis

Weed is now legal in Silicon Valley and it’s already a big business. Today we’re sitting with Matt Lucero of Buddy’s Cannabis, the states first legally licensed recreational marijuana dispensary. Buddy’s storefront has everything from basic Pre rolled joints to Cannabis infused churros. Listen in as Serg and I learn the ins and outs of…

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Mojo Mondays #6: My Dolla System to get sh!t done! (Prioritizing)

REMEMBER if you write down your goals and read ’em daily there’s no reason why you can’t achieve them! FIRED UP this week: Finally a clear calendar Podcast with the CEO of 99designs goes live next week on the Brand Hero Podcast! This week: storytelling legend himself bobby lehew WhatUp Shows: Taking action all month…

Brand Hero #2: Bill Petrie: Content Marketing – Consistency is KING.

Bill Petrie is the President of PromoCorner; the leading digital marketing service provider for the SWAG industry. Lessons – Be Consistent with your content – Be Authentically you and what you do – Do something for 10 times then evaluate – Blogging: Have at least 5 posts ready before you start – Ask hard questions SWAG…

Mojo Mondays #4: The Importance of Finding your Tribe (Building your team)

I spent 5 days in Vegas last week… crazy right?! SO happy to be back and I’m fired up because it’s Monday and I can start implementing all the things I learned from the SWAG Show last week! In this week’s podcast we’re diving into the importance of finding your tribe and how to get…

Mojo Mondays #02: “if it’s not on my calendar, it doesn’t exist”

Click Here for your skills / fun matrix worksheet WhatUp and Happy Monday! As of January 1st of 2018, I’m bringing you my energy every single Monday! Whether you prefer to read a blog post like this or listen to the audio version (podcast), I have you covered! 🙂 I just finished writing the content for…

WhatUp #56: Intro to new format and HUSTLE VALLEY #1

Starting January 1st, 2018 WhatUp Silicon Valley is moving to a network format. Every Monday through Friday we will bring you a Podcast all about professional development and what’s going down in Silicon Valley. This special episode is an introduction to our new once a month pod featuring all the hosts – Hustle Valley. WhatUp…

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WhatUp #55: Silicon Valley’s Incubator for the Food Industry w/ Foodspace + Co

Joe Schumaker is no stranger to the entrepreneurial hustle and grind. His first business, Cosmopolitan Catering is well known in the South Bay for it’s delicious recipes and corporate campus cafes. Listen in as we sit down with Joe to hear more about his story and his latest venture Foodspace + Co. Joe is also…

WhatUp #51: Flying High w/ SJC!

Jonathan Vader, the Marketing Manager, at SJC sits down with the guys to talk all things relating to Silicon Valley’s Airport – SJC. Register for the Turkey  Trot here Carl Guardino Podcast Young Professionals Ugly Sweater Mixer on 12/14 Check out Clask & Flask in Campbell! Jonathan Vader, Marketing Manager @ SJC Norman Y. Mineta…

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WhatUp #50: Exploring the world of Cupcakes (w/ Andrea from FROST Cupcake Factory)

Frost Cupcake Factory is a winner of the Food Network’s hit TV Show “Cupcake Wars”. In this episode, you’ll hear us discuss how Andrea went from Adult Beverage Salesperson connoisseurto channeling her inner child and tackling the entrepreneurial journey as a baker. Next time you’re in downtown Campbell, drop by Frost and try their cookie…

WhatUp #46: Words of Wisdom with Sharks Legend Jamie Baker

“Why would I worry about a shot I haven’t taken” … Biggest Sharks Goal Ever @ 1:30 College Life @ 6:00 Music & the Doors @ 8:00 Sports being a positive impact @ 13:45 Warriors Parade @ 14:30 Off-season life @ 19:00 Season life @ 24:00 Actually, Fine, Should – words you SHOULDN’T say @…

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WhatUp #45: Joshua Russell – A representation of the Hustle & Grind that is Silicon Valley

In today’s podcast we sit down with Joshua Russell. An accomplished author, sports media Pro, art enthusiast and even a banker. Expect to hear some ghost stories as well… Shoutouts Silicon Valley Business Journal SV Creates Content mag 10/19 pickup party Sj leadership Svo/ SV next Pb wolf Dirtbag dan Winchester mystery house Little boy…

BONUS: Startups pitching LIVE @ G-Startup in Silicon Valley!

G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find the most innovative, early stage startups, invest $1,000,000 in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world.  This might sound familiar because we had Ryan Baird from G-Startup  on Podcast 39. On September 14th, 2017 our…

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Sam & Serg #42: Silicon Valley Clean Energy is Saving you Money and you might not even know it

Pamela Leonard from Silicon Valley Clean Energy joins the pod to discuss how you might be saving money on your energy bill and not even know it.  In addition to some local craft beer talk and how she got to where she is today. Shoutouts 9/23:  Ludwig’s Oktoberfest 9/26: Live Podcast & Comedy Jam w/…

Podcast 40: THE Sports Bar in Downtown San Jose – Rookies Sports Lodge

We made it to our 40th Podcast!  Sitting down with our go to SPORTS Bar in Downtown San Jose.  Listen in as we explore the dynamics of family businesses and masterminding with industry peers for success! Check Rookies out:  RookiesLodge.com Shout Outs Podcast Movement 2017 Recap Flemings Steakhouse 3rd Annual Civic & Gov Tech Showcase…

Podcast 37: Warriors Outsiders (Fan boy to Main Stage @ Championship Parade)

Sam & Serg sit down with Grant Liffmann… Co-Host and Creator of the Warriors Outsiders. Listen in as Grant went from Warriors fan to broadcasting on the main stage of the Warriors Championship parade with Ros Gold Onwude and the rest of the team! Time Stamps Intro of Grant Liffmann @ 2:20 The Legend that…

Podcast 36: Randy Hahn – 8x Emmy Winner and SJ Sharks TV Broadcaster

Sam & Serg sit down with San Jose Sharks Television broadcaster, “the voice,” Randy Hahn. This legend has been calling Sharks games since the beginning back in 91 and has won 8 emmys! Grab your favorite sharks jersey and listen in as we interview this Bay Area sports legend! Legendary play by play broadcaster for…

Podcast 35: The Dirtbag Dan Show

Today we’re going to be interviewing our favorite rapper from San Jose (AKA the ZAE), Dirtbag Dan. This DirtBag has a major Event (BOTZ 8) coming up on 7/28-29 in San Jose. So grab your pen and pad, you’ll want to take notes on this episode! Shout Outs Uproar Brewery Alvarado Brewery Grant from Warriors…

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Podcast 34: Pool Parties at the Fairmont in Downtown San Jose!

The secret is out… The Fairmont in downtown San Jose is the place to be this summer!  Listen in as we get an insider look at their DETOX pool parties!  Register today for the Pool Party on 7/23 and mark your calendar for labor day weekend too! Check out this video showing just how cool…

Podcast 32: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Steph Curry, and Valley Fair’s Expansion rivals Santana Row

In podcast 32 Sam & Serg discuss their Sock Challenge idea inspired by the ALS Ice Bucket challenge from a few years ago and what it takes to “go viral”.  Also, did Steph just become the highest paid player?!  Well deserved.  The Silicon Valley Business Journal just reported a mega expansion for Valley Fair… going from…

Podcast 31: Alexander Hult… Owner of Hults in Los Gatos and Flights in Campbell (Past Pro Hockey Player and Poker Player)

To say Alexander Hult is a busy man is a massive understatement.  Meet Alex… he was drafted by the San Jose Sharks, became a professional poker player in Vegas and while there he married Miss Nevada… currently Alex focuses on his second restaurant while balancing time for his wife and newborn daughter AND is becoming…

Podcast 27: An interview with eBay’s Sergio Gonzales

In this tech episode, Sam & Serg sit with eBay’s Director of Innovation Programs, Sergio Gonzales at eBay’s worldwide HQ in San Jose, CA. Sergio talks about eBay’s legacy dating back to the first ever item sold, a broken laser pointer in 1995 for $14.83. He also explains his critical role in keeping the company…

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SwagSam’s Mini Series #4: I believe in BILLBOARDS! (Tips for Young Professionals)

WhatUp! And Welcome to SwagSam’s… you’ve come to the right place if you are interested in personal development, health and fitness and challenging yourself to do the things you’ve never dreamed of doing! This Podcast is a spin-off from our parent show “WhatUp Silicon Valley” where the focus is highlighting local businesses and South Bay…

Podcast 25: Top 10 Moments!

In this special episode, we relive our first 24 podcast episodes and choose our top 10 moments in chronological order! 10) Podcast 1 – Pilot Podcast (4:40) • 9) Podcast 2 – 1st Bald Eagle Sighting (8:35) • 8) Podcast 7 – Dave Kaval (11:26) • 7) Podcast 9 – Dennis Brown SB Champ (16:52)…

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