New Leader Workshop

SHANNON STANDISH : THE YARD IS AWESOME

If you are from Salem, you’ve been to The Yard or seen your friends posting about it on Instagram. We had a blast talking to Shannon about her transition from Dutch Bros franchise owner to restraint entrepreneur. Shannon, thanks for helping make Salem Awesome! Be sure to post a screenshot listening to this episode and…

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VIN THOMAS: SALEM TAKEOVER AND WEB MASTER

Special guest host Kelly Williams Brown and guest star Vin Thomas. Returning from our previous episode Kelly returns to host with Mitch while they interview Vin Thomas, the man behind the scenes and the mastermind behind the new and improved newleaderworkshop.com and many other digital masterpieces.

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MICHAEL DALLAS MILLER: CRAFTING A CLEAR MESSAGE

Salem is Awesome! Michael Dallas Miller is a master of messaging and has helped me understand how to communicate the problems I solve to my customers. He’s also worked with brands like Venti’s and the Courthouse. In today’s episode, he explains how entrepreneurs in Salem can get the most out of networking and create a…

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DEAN SANDERSON: LOOKING BACK ON 10 YEARS OF COACHING MCKAY BASKETBALL

Salem is Awesome. Dean Sanderson talks about a few of the lessons he learned coaching high school basketball at McKay, where over 80% of the students qualify for free lunch.  Although Salem is a small town, it is incredibly divided economically.  This divide presented many challenges throughout his tenure but was also something that made…

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WADE BROOKS: CEO OF LIVBAR AND AN ENTREPRENEUR IN SALEM, OREGON

Salem is Awesome. Our guest this week is the incredible Wade Brooks. So…who is he? Wade Brooks is CEO of Livbar and has over 25 years of management experience. He was also an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice at Willamette University’s Graduate School of Management for eight years. A 25-minute podcast episode is only scratching…

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MATTY TINGLES: FROM LOCAL RAPPER TO ASMR YOUTUBE STAR

Salem is Awesome! Too bad Mitch was sick today, but the podcast must go on! We talked with Matty today about his journey into the world of ASMR and how he used what he learned as a recording artist and marketing manager to propel his career forward. His YouTube videos regularly receive over a million views,…

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KELLY WILLIAMS BROWN: THE ADULTING MOVEMENT AND HOW TO WRITE A BOOK

Salem is Awesome. Few people start movements that become pop culture references and New York Times best-selling books. Kelly Williams Brown did both with her book Adulting. She shares with us all of the reasons you should definitely avoid writing a book, and also what to do if you decide you still need to. She…

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BRYON NEAL DANIELS: HELPING MAKE SALEM AWESOME

Salem, Oregon is Awesome. This week we talked with Bryon Neal Daniels about people making downtown Salem Awesome, New Year’s Resolutions, his creative agency Common Era Collective, and his new spot the Gray Lab. Tag us in a screenshot listening to this episode. Follow Bryon on IG:

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BOB DALTON: CEO AND FOUNDER OF SACKCLOTH AND ASHES

Salem, Oregon is incredible. Bob Dalton is the CEO and Founder of Sackcloth and Ashes, a blanket company with a goal of supplying 1,000,000 blankets to homeless shelters across America by 2024. Bob tells us how close his business was to being bankrupt less than a year ago, the opportunity that saved them, and about…

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MENTOR SERIES: ALAN STEIN JR. DISCUSSES GRATITUDE, GRIT AND GROWTH

Alan Stein Jr has worked with some of the top names in basketball, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Coach K, etc. He recently switched his focus to corporate America. His book, Raise Your Game, uses basketball as a vehicle to explain the characteristics top performers share across all industries. We’d love to hear your biggest takeaway…

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