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The Formula Podcast

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The Formula Podcast shares Trevor Carlson’s experiments, experiences, and conversations around designing a fulfilling life. Trevor shares his own journey of designing a fulfilling life on his terms. This show is for you if you’ve ever thought there wa


Lose Your Headphones (A Quick Creativity Hack) - #103
Oct 22 • 9 min
If you’ve ever lost a pair of headphones, you know the feeling - a short burst of frustration followed by the realization that you won’t be able to block out distractions anymore. In the Netherlands, I lost my headphones. But it didn’t bring me down - it…
Giving Back with BlinkNow’s Maggie Doyne - #102
Oct 18 • 44 min
Maggie Doyne of BlinkNow is called a hero by many, but in her eyes, she’s just a compassionate, normal person looking to improve the world, one person at a time. Before co-founding BlinkNow, an organization that supports children in rural Nepal, Maggie…
Am I Lonely? - #101
Oct 11 • 12 min
On this episode of the Formula podcast, Trevor Carlson shares his thoughts to the question, “Are You Lonely While You Travel Alone?”
What is Trevor’s Formula? With guest host, Cat Cantrill - #100
Oct 8 • 98 min
Episode #100 is a bit of a role-reversal, as guest interview Cat Cantrill sits down with Trevor Carlson, the dude behind The Formula Podcast.
The Art of Giving Selflessly aka The Kofola Gift - #99
Sep 13 • 29 min
In this episode, Trevor sits down with Dr. Árpád Rózsás shares his thoughts and views on the art of gift-giving, more specifically giving without expecting anything in return.
Habits to Design Your Optimal Day Part 2 - #98
Sep 6 • 21 min
In this episode, Trevor shares previous guests advice on designing their optimal day.
Am I Good Enough? - #97
Aug 30 • 7 min
In this episode, Trevor explores the crippling feeling of fear when we doubt ourselves and how to avoid these negative emotions.
What Can We Learn from Albanian Hospitality? - #96
Aug 27 • 6 min
In this episode, Trevor discusses his thoughts on the hospitality he experienced from locals and strangers while traveling through Albania.
Finding Meaning From Chaos with Bosnian War Survivor, Zero One - #95
Aug 23 • 42 min
Trevor Carlson sits down with Bosnian War survivor, Zero One, to share his perspective on life.
Moments That Define Us - #94
Aug 20 • 12 min
In this episode, Trevor goes into detail about his experience when staying at the war hostel in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Mentoring Student Entrepreneurs with Laurie Watje Part 2 - #93
Aug 16 • 11 min
As a mentor and counselor, Laurie Watje advises her students thoughtfully but ultimately encourages them to find their own way in the business world.
Mentoring Student Entrepreneurs with Laurie Watje - #92
Aug 13 • 10 min
As a mentor and counselor, Laurie Watje advises her students thoughtfully but ultimately encourages them to find their own way in the business world.
Life Lessons from Lindy Hop Part 3: Amélie Barrande
Aug 9 • 42 min
Swing dance instructor Amélie Barrande has been teaching Lindy Hop dancing for over seven years.
Life Lessons from Lindy Hop Part 2: Anastasia Feoktistova - #90
Aug 6 • 36 min
Anastasia Feoktistova travels internationally to teach the art of swing dance to beginner and experienced dancers.
Life Lessons from Lindy Hop pt 1: The Global Culture of Swing Dancing - #89
Aug 5 • 12 min
This swing dance episode special is part one of three part series detailing Trevor Carlson’s swing dancing experiences and classes across the world.
What We Can Learn from Saying Goodbye - #88
Jul 26 • 7 min
Struggling with goodbyes – something we can all relate to.
How to go from Intern to President of Volunteer Local with Kaylee Williams - #87
Jul 25 • 46 min
As President of VolunteerLocal, Kaylee Williams’s leads the team to provide a platform for other companies to schedule, coordinate and communicate with volunteers and employees when organizing events.
Why I Got Rid of My Stuff to Live Out of My Bag for the Past 12 Months - #86
Jul 19 • 14 min
Only having lived in Iowa his entire life, Trevor Carlson never left the country until he was 30. Although it may have been a bit extreme to move abroad for his first living experience outside of his home state, he threw himself in head first to take…
Why Dating Kinda Sucks and How to Navigate Online Dating with Sarah G and Adam Avitable - #85
Jul 16 • 46 min
Dating, relationships and sex. The “Dating Kinda Sucks” Podcast with Sarah G and Adam Avitable covers all aspects of what we may be doing right or what we’re definitely doing wrong when it comes to love and relationships.
The Future of Augmented Reality with entrepreneur, Brad Dwyer - #84
Jul 12 • 18 min
What does the future with augmented reality look like? Hear Brad Dwyer’s prediction on the future and advice for all of you startup founders out there.
Growing Up on the Internet with Brad Dwyer - #83
Jul 10 • 19 min
Hatchlings founder, Brad Dwyer, grew up on the internet. Hear how he got started with his first few ventures and eventually started Hatchlings.
Brewing Success from Sudden Coffee with Josh Zloof | #82
Jun 28 • 47 min
Coffee fanatic and connoisseur Josh Zloof details his journey from a small coffee start-up to a successful and flourishing company. As the co-founder of Sudden Coffee, Josh ensures his company uses the highest quality beans from single origins in or…
Hypnotism | A Discussion on with Hypnotist Jason Linnet #81
Jun 17 • 72 min
For over eight years, Jason Linett has been a nationally accredited hypnotist. From humble beginnings as a manager in theater, Jason found his calling when he least expected it. After becoming fascinated by hypnosis after attending a stage show, wha…
How to Reframe Our Fears with Kate Swoboda - #80
Jun 14 • 43 min
In this episode, author Kate Swoboda discusses her history when dealing with fear. As an entrepreneur and life coach, Swoboda encourages us to take control of our fears and release them from our lives in a healthy way.
Man’s Search for Meaning, Lessons from Viktor Frankl (Part 2) - #79
Jun 11 • 14 min
Viktor E. Frankl was an Austrian psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. From the beginning of his imprisonment throughout World War II, Frankl embraced a life philosophy that would not only allow him to survive the horrors experienced during …
Man’s Search for Meaning, Lessons from Viktor Frankl (Part 1) - #78
Jun 4 • 20 min
Man’s Search for Meaning pt. 1Viktor E. Frankl was an Austrian psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. From the beginning of his imprisonment throughout World War II, Frankl embraced a life philosophy that would not only allow him to su…
Why You Should Start Small with Steve Shriver Part 2 - #77
Jun 1 • 17 min
As the founder of Eco Lips and co-founder of SOKO Outfitters and Brewhemia, one of Steve’s main goals is to help build a sustainable, prospering culture within the city.
Investing in Sustainability and Your Community with Steve Shriver Part 1 - #76
May 28 • 12 min
As the founder of Eco Lips and co-founder of Soko Outfitters and Brewhemia, one of Steve’s main goals is to help build a sustainable, prospering culture within the city.
Relationship Advice and Dating Yourself with Cat Cantrill - #75
May 21 • 40 min
From her own life experiences to countless conversations with women seeking dating advice, Cat offers quality insight to relationships and how to navigate our way through love’s rocky waters.
Habits to Design Your Optimal Day Part 1 - #74
May 17 • 27 min
What do high performers do on a daily basis to help them design their day in a way that leads them to continued success?
Recovering from Trauma with Vanessa McNeal Part 3 - #72
May 6 • 15 min
Vanessa McNeal stops by to share her advice for practicing mercy and compassion, and recovering from trauma.
The State of Sex Trafficking and How You Can Join the Fight with Vanessa McNeal Part 2 - #71
Apr 29 • 16 min
Vanessa McNeal shares the state of sex trafficking and how you can join the fight.
The Reality of Human Trafficking and Overcoming Trauma with Vanessa McNeal - #70
Apr 24 • 16 min
Vanessa McNeal is an inspiring national speaker and award winning documentary filmmaker. From a young age she has worked to overcome her own traumas of sexual assault and seeks to aid other survivors in their journey to recovery. Vanessa has appeared on…
Life Lessons Learned from Neil Gaiman’s Graveyard Book - #69
Apr 4 • 9 min
On this mini episode of the Formula, Trevor discusses his inspiration from “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman
The Journey of Self-Expression with Elizabeth Moen - Episode 68 of The Formula
Mar 29 • 25 min
This week on The Formula, we are joined by a great musician named Elizabeth Moen. She is a singer/songwriter from the eastern Iowa area and has played venues all around the world, she has the energy to electrify an audience and she creates a f…
A Leadership Coaching Session with Heather Marquez - #67
Mar 22 • 65 min
Leadership training is at the foundation of every organization, and our guest this week has spent years building individuals and teams to be great leaders. We all face imposter syndrome and second guess ourselves as to if we are great leaders or not, but…
Going “All The Way Up” With Keitsu - #66
Mar 8 • 49 min
This week on the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with Joel Sorenson, aka Keitsu.Keitsu is an entrepreneur who created several businesses that all started with his passion for breakdancing, but that didn’t come without trials from other ven…
Valuing Your Time and Grinding with Ben Hagarty and Scotty Russell - #65
Feb 15 • 68 min
This week we have two of the greatest creative minds online, Ben Hagarty and Scotty Russell sit down with me to answer one question, “What advice would they give to their 18-year old-selves?”
The 33% Rule on Relationships and Actionable Goals with Andrew Ferebee - #64
Feb 4 • 48 min
Andrew, the founder of Knowledge for Men, breaks down what it means to create meaningful relationships and how to live a fulfilled life.
6 Life Changing Lessons from Paulo Coelho’s, The Alchemist - #63
Jan 25 • 21 min
What do you do when you’ve decided to leave your current job in search of who you are, and what your purpose of your life is all about? I ended up leaving my job within the startup world, taking a trip to the foothills on the Rockies outside Boulder…
Dance, Entrepreneurship, and Digital Marketing with Adrian Brambila #62
Jan 18 • 70 min
Adrian speaks about non-traditional college and a variety of options one can take in order to learn how to be a digital marketer.
Keys to a Successful Life - A Recap of the First 49 Episodes - #61
Jan 8 • 86 min
After recording 49 interviews host, Trevor Carlson, recaps the life lessons and common threads of health, wealth, happiness, and achievement he has learned from each episode.
The Formula for an EPIC Night with Jon Levy - #60
Dec 14, 2018 • 52 min
How can you design the most epic night out of your entire life?
Behind the Scenes eCommerce Advice with Adrian Brambila and Keitsu - #59
Dec 6, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode we talk about how to start and grow an ecommerce business from two gurus.
A Lesson on Expiration Dates - #58
Nov 27, 2018 • 11 min
On this episode of the Formula host, Trevor Carlson, shares how understanding that everything comes to an end creates a higher level of value in your relationships and experiences.
Give Up - #57
Nov 21, 2018 • 15 min
On this episode of the Formula I, Trevor Carlson, share why you should give up on perfection in order to give yourself a chance to realistically achieve your goals.
Scaling an eCommerce Store to $10 Million+ in Revenue with Braceability.com’s Shaun Linderbaum - #56 LIVE
Nov 6, 2018 • 62 min
On this episode of the Formula, I, Trevor Carlson, am joined by Shaun Linderbaum. Shaun was my first boss in the digital marketing world, who I interned with in College. Shaun is the CEO of BraceAbility, a ecommerce business that sells orthopedic braces.…
How to Improve Your Intimate Conversation Skills with Robert Kandell - #55
Oct 31, 2018 • 42 min
Today we will be diving into a deep conversation about intimate conversations. Sometimes it’s really hard to sit down and have those conversations but they are so incredibly important.
The Keys to Jumpstarting Your Writing Career Online with Ahmed Muneeb - #54
Oct 25, 2018 • 66 min
On this episode of the Formula, I am joined by Ahmed Muneeb. Ahmed Muneeb is a featured Quora writer and featured Medium writer. He has millions of views and answers popular questions in his writing. Ahmed Muneeb first…
The Definitive Guide to Building a Remote Team with Simple Tiger’s Jeremiah Smith - #53
Oct 23, 2018 • 58 min
On this episode of the Formula, I, Trevor Carlson, am joined by Jeremiah Smith. Jeremiah got a job at a digital marketing agency back in 2008 after doing a little bit of freelance and teaching himself how to do digital marketing and SEO. Jeremiah no…
Selling Your First Product Online with Hailey Friedman - #52
Oct 16, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode of the Formula, I, Trevor Carlson, am joined by Hailey Friedman, a very experienced digital marketer who shares the formula for selling things online. Hailey is currently the head of marketing at Improvado and in charge of the Badass…
Jiu-Jitsu and Showing Up Every Day with John Gutta - #51
Oct 11, 2018 • 64 min
Today we will talk about John’s journey in jujitsu and the importance of hard work, both on and off the mats. We’ll also discuss the background of Brazilian jujitsu and what is actually is as well as the process to start training and how to improve…
Life Design, an In-Depth Discussion with David Gould - #50
Sep 18, 2018 • 75 min
On this episode of the Formula, I, Trevor Carlson, am joined by David Gould. David believes in the power of higher learning coupled with community. He is an inspired spark that will set your soul on fire. David is currently at the University of Iowa. He…
Little Steps to Design Your Future with Mary Shores - #49
Sep 11, 2018 • 66 min
On this episode of the Formula Trevor Carlson and Mary Shores discuss processes and decisions to create the personal and professional life that you dream about.
Imposter Syndrome with Perspective Collective’s Scotty Russell #48
Sep 4, 2018 • 23 min
Learn how you can stop procrastinating and overcome imposter syndrome with Scotty Russell and Trevor Carlson.
The Formula for a Successful Pitch with Oren Klaff #47
Jul 31, 2018 • 42 min
Learn the Formula to CRUSH your next sales meeting or pitch!
LIVE: Producing World-Class Events with the Englert Theatre’s Andre Perry #46
Jul 31, 2018 • 47 min
Learn how Andre Perry produces world-class events!
The Keto Diet and Optimizing Your Body for Performance with Dr. Brady Salcido #45
Jul 17, 2018 • 52 min
What the hell is the ketogenic diet!? Dr. Brady Salcido breaks it down.
Creating Music and Living Out of a Van Named Ruby with Musician Ira Wolf - The Formula #44
Jul 10, 2018 • 61 min
Ira Wolf shares her experience becoming a traveling musician and taking the leap.
Running a Marketing Agency and Business Lessons with Sculpt CEO Josh Krakauer - The Formula #43
May 2, 2018 • 79 min
On this episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down with Sculpt CEO Josh Krakauer. This podcast wouldn’t have existed without some great advice from Josh over a year ago at a festival we were both attending so a big thank you for giving me the words…
Empowering Women and the Art of Burlesque with Cat Cantrill Live - The Formula #42
May 1, 2018 • 65 min
On this episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down with Vitality Fitness and Dance founder, Cat Cantrill. Thank you to Beth McDougall for the introduction to Cat and for Cat being gracious enough to let us shoot this interview twice (mistakes were…
DARE-ing to Face Your Anxiety with Barry McDonagh - The Formula #41
Apr 12, 2018 • 42 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with DARE author Barry McDonagh.Trevor: I have personally had challenges with anxiety most of my life so it was great to sit down with Barry and go through his process of how he helps others…
Making Music and Becoming a Musician with Anthony D’Amato - The Formula #40
Apr 2, 2018 • 67 min
On this week’s episode of The Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with singer and songwriter, Anthony D’Amato.Trevor and Anthony met at a fundraiser for EMBARC. EMBARC works with Burmese area refugees who have fled to the United States helping them…
Becoming a Rocket Scientist and Remaining Curious with Stephanie Osborn - The Formula #39
Mar 30, 2018 • 81 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson and Stephanie Osborn sit down to discuss what inspired her to become a rocket scientist.Big thanks to Stephanie for chatting with us.On this episode we discuss:What led Stephanie to the…
Fitness and Overcoming Mental Hurdles with Girls Gone Strong’s Jen Comas - The Formula #38
Mar 22, 2018 • 53 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with Girls Gone Strong’s Jen Comas.Jen Comas has been there and done almost all of it when it comes to health and fitness. Jen’s experience makes her a perfect choice as a Strongest…
Painting and Overcoming Rejection with American Abstract Painter Brian Rutenberg - #37
Mar 12, 2018 • 49 min
On this episode of the Formula Trevor Carlson and Brian Rutenberg discuss his career becoming a successful painter, the rejection he had to overcome to do so, and the advice he would have for others who would do the same.Some topics we discuss are:What is…
An Interview with an Etch a Sketch Artist - #36
Mar 5, 2018 • 47 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down with Etch a Sketch artist, The Bearded Boarder. On this week’s episode, we discuss: -What does it mean to be an Etch-a-sketch artist? -How did Tim discover his ability to do Etch-a-sketch…
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy with Dr. John McGrail - #35
Feb 26, 2018 • 54 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson and Dr. John McGrail dive into the world of hypnosis and hypnotherapy. Some topics discussed in this week’s episode are: What is Hypnosis and how does it work? The effects of Hypnosis and…
Podcasting Lessons with Life Stylist Podcast Host, Luke Storey - #34
Feb 21, 2018 • 99 min
On this episode of the Formula podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with Luke Storey to discuss his journey starting the Life Stylist Podcast. Luke has a very interesting Instagram profile with all kinds of health and podcasting tips that caught Trevor’s eye…
Long-Term Travel with Peter Awad and Colin Wright #33
Jan 26, 2018 • 84 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Peter Awad, Colin Wright, and Trevor Carlson sit down to discuss traveling full-time and the nomadic lifestyle. Some topics discussed on this episode include: -Why travel? -Changing perspectives while traveling…
Lifestyle Design with Darrah Brustein And Tommy Breedlove #32
Jan 22, 2018 • 70 min
Previous guests, Darrah Brustien and Tommy Breedlove, join Trevor Carlson to talk lifestyle design. Some topics covered in this episodes: -What does lifestyle design mean? -Question the norms -Times when you do something even if it isn’t a “hell yes!”…
How to Achieve High Performance with Jairek Robbins - #31
Jan 15, 2018 • 48 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson has an in depth conversation with Jairek Robbins on high performance. Jairek is a performance coach, author of the book Live It!, keynote speaker, and co-creator of The Complete Guide to High…
Lessons on Public Speaking from Corey Poirier - #30
Jan 9, 2018 • 42 min
On this episode of the Formula podcast, Trevor Carlson and Corey Poirier sit down to discuss how he became “That Speaker Guy.” Some topics covered by Corey and Trevor include: -Becoming “That Speaker Guy” -Where to start when you want to begin public…
Living with Intention - Peter Awad and Tommy Breedlove #29
Jan 4, 2018 • 70 min
On this episode of The Formula Podcast, Peter Awad and Tommy Breedlove sit down with Trevor Carlson to discuss what it means to live with intention. Tommy and Peter were invited to be on the show for this episode because of their similarities when it…
Startups, Communicating, and Partnerships with Tallis Strub and Kaitlin Byers from Marry My City #28
Dec 7, 2017 • 36 min
On this episode of The Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with Kailtin and Tallis, founder of Marrymycity.com. In this episode Trevor, Kaitlin, and Tallis discuss: -How they got their start? -When playing with a new idea you can get into analysis…
How Hobbies and Side Hustles Lead to Business Success - Scott Dix and Adrian Brambilla - #27
Dec 5, 2017 • 79 min
On this episode of The Formula Podcast, Adrian Bramilla and Scott Dix sit down with Trevor Carlson to discuss the impact of their hobbies and side hustles. I am fortunate enough to be able to see Scott and Adrian pretty regularly and learn a ton of…
Starting Startups and Lessons from a Lifetime of Business - Brian Alvey and Trevor Carlson. #26
Nov 29, 2017 • 99 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Clipisode founder, Brian Alvey, and Trevor Carlson sit down to discuss Brian’s lessons from a lifetime of entrepreneurship. Brian Alvey is a serial entrepreneur, programmer, designer and blogger. He grew up in…
Why You Should Understand Your Customers - Mat Winegarden and Trevor Carlson. #25
Nov 27, 2017 • 53 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with his good friend and mentor, Handrail’s Mat Winegarden. Mat is brilliant when it comes to understanding a customer’s journey through sales or using a product. He shares lessons from his…
The Formula #23 - Sales, Work-Life Balance, and Leveraging Social Media with Jesse Sheppard
Nov 14, 2017 • 46 min
This week on The Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with sales consultant and practitioner of work-life balance, Jesse Sheppard. Big thanks to previous guest, Michael Caraway, for the introduction to Jesse. Trevor and Jesse discuss: -How to achieve…
The Formula #24 - Writing, Creativity, and Being an Artist with Whitney Freya
Nov 14, 2017 • 50 min
On this episode of The Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with artist Whitney Freya. Big shoutout to Casey Everts for the introduction to Whitney, love you man! Whitney and Trevor dive deep into a few topics including: -Advice for starting your own…
The Formula #22 - Business Advice and Running Experiments w/ Chief Sumo at Sumo, Noah Kagan
Nov 1, 2017 • 35 min
On this episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson and Noah Kagan sit down for a quick chat about business, life, and running experiments. Trevor and Noah discuss: -Why most people are going to do whatever they want -Experts… Whatever the fuck that means -Why…
The Formula #21 - Growing a Business with Art of Ed.com’s Derek Balsley
Nov 1, 2017 • 67 min
On this episode of The Formula, Trevor Carlson speaks with Derek Balsley about how starting a business with his wife, Jessica, in an industry he knew very little about turned out to become one of the most rewarding things he has ever done. Trevor and…
The Formula #20 - Doing Shit that Scares You and Getting Started as an Artist w/ Scotty Russell
Oct 25, 2017 • 51 min
On this episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson and Scotty Russell sit down to discuss his journey becoming an artist, launching a podcast, and getting into public speaking. Some topics Trevor and Scotty get into are: -Getting started as an artist -Putting…
The Formula #19 - Designing Your Life and Overcoming Adversity with Travis Lloyd
Oct 25, 2017 • 57 min
On this episode of the Formula, Travis Lloyd and Trevor Carlson talk about Travis’s lessons, experiences, and routines that have helped him to build a successful career in speaking in the foster care industry. In this episode Travis and Trevor discuss:…
The Formula #17 - Iterating Your Way to Success and Mountain Climbing with Andy Anderson
Oct 10, 2017 • 45 min
On this episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson and Andy Anderson sit down to discuss Andy’s recent climb of Mount Everest. Andy is a world-class athlete, who’s accomplishments have just begun. He is currently training for Leadman that takes place…
The Formula #18 - Choosing Goodness and Living Life on Your Terms with Tommy Breedlove
Oct 10, 2017 • 68 min
On this episode of The Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down with Tommy Breedlove to discuss Choose Goodness and his experiences that brought him here today. Quick shoutout to Darrah Brustein for being a rockstar connector and introducing Tommy and I, thank…
The Formula #16 - How to Become a Professional Speaker with Be Leaderly’s Jo Miller
Sep 27, 2017 • 60 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula, Jo Miller from Be Leaderly and Trevor Carlson sit down to discuss Jo’s fifteen years to becoming an overnight success. Jo is a leading authority on women’s leadership, who is a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging…
The Formula #15 - Music, Touring, and A Music Career Ten Years in the Making with Moods
Sep 21, 2017 • 55 min
On this week’s episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down to interview Nick Lubbersen, aka Moods. Nick has producing music for a quite a while out of Rotterdam, Holland with songs on Spotify reaching millions of streamers. He has performed all over…
The Formula #14 - Traveling for 8 years, Relationships, and Writing with Colin Wright
Sep 13, 2017 • 66 min
A few weeks ago, I stumbled on to Exilelifestyle.com and through some perusing of the website found Colin Wright’s personal site. I was intrigued. I picked up one of his books, Becoming Who We Need to Be, and I love it. I reached out to Colin and booked…
The Formula #13 - Wrestling, Tough Lessons, and Overcoming Adversity with Dan Gable
Sep 6, 2017 • 58 min
About a week ago, I received a phone call from an unknown number. Thinking it was just a telemarketer, I picked up disgruntled. Turns out it was Olympic legend, Dan Gable, responding to an email I had send out weeks ago. I would be lying if I said I…
The Formula #12 - Leadership Lessons and Running a Business with Aaron Serrano
Sep 5, 2017 • 46 min
In this episode of the Formula, Trevor Carlson sits down to interview US Marine Corp veteran and Military Cost Cutters founder, Aaron Serrano. Aaron was a collegiate All-American wrestler, who want on to join the US Marine Corps. After serving his time in…
The Formula #11 - Writing, Relationships, and Taking Risks with Darrah Brustein
Aug 28, 2017 • 54 min
This week on the Formula Podcast, Helix Academy’s Trevor Carlson sits down with Darrah Brustein to discuss her experience writing, building relationships, taking risks, believing in yourself, and how she got started on her first company. This week, we…
The Formula #10 - Emotional Intelligence, Interrogation, and Active Listening with John Bocker
Aug 22, 2017 • 85 min
How do you know if someone is being honest with you? Do you ever get a sixth sense feeling while having a conversation with someone? In this episode of the Formula Podcast, Trevor Carlson sits down with Level 5 Listening’s John Bocker to discuss emotional…
The Formula #9 - Investments, Traveling, and Trying Things with Paul Singh
Aug 8, 2017 • 68 min
In this week’s episode of the Formula, host Trevor Carlson sits down with Results Junkies, Paul Singh. Paul Singh and Dana Duncan spend their time driving around the country and sleeping in their Airstream camper while investing in companies around the…
The Formula #8 - Community Building, Video Games, and Craft Beer with Flitebrite’s Ben McDougal
Aug 8, 2017 • 51 min
On the Formula, host Trevor Carlson breaks down the elements of achievement with world class performers. This weeks guest is Flitebrite’s Ben McDougal. Ben is a world class community builder and branding expert. He runs the Des Moines chapter of the…
The Formula #7 - Getting After It, Creating Your Future, and Giving Back with Ben Hagarty
Jul 27, 2017 • 73 min
What do Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Mary J Blige, Gronk, and Lil’ Dicky all have in common? They’ve all worked with Ben Hagarty. How did this dude from Iowa go to LA and start to work with some of the biggest names in the music industry?…
The Formula #6 - Talking Travel, Business, and Purpose with Peter Awad
Jul 25, 2017 • 54 min
This week on the Formula, our guest is Mission Meats founder, Peter Awad. Do you have dreams of travel? This podcast is for you. He took his wife and kids on the road for 10 months of travel. Join Trevor Carlson and Peter Awad in this podcast as we cover:…
The Formula #5 - Achieving Financial Freedom with Michael Finley
Jul 18, 2017 • 55 min
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to sit in on a seminar at the University of Northern Iowa on financial independence. I couldn’t have written more than two sentences on my financial literacy before that seminar. Thankfully, it was taught by the…
The Formula #4 - Getting Real with Michael Caraway - President of Monday Creations
Jul 9, 2017 • 27 min
This week on the Formula, Michael Caraway and Trevor Carlson sat down to discuss his experience running his company, Monday Creations. He started Monday Creations in college and moved to Denver, Colorado to continue the growth of the business. We discuss…
The Formula #3 - Pitching Your Business with Swinetech CEO Matthew Rooda
Jun 4, 2017 • 21 min
This week on the Formula, Matthew and Trevor Carlson sat down to discuss his experience pitching his startup, Swinetech. Matthew has over 300k in pitch competition winnings and 1.2 million is venture funding. We discuss how he learned to pitch his startup…
The Formula #2 - Sitting Down with Drew Curtis from Fark.com
May 23, 2017 • 47 min
Fark.com founder, Drew Curtis, discusses: -Starting Fark -The history of Fark up to today -Being an entrepreneur -Preparing for push back -Why you should take a shot -Using improv in your organization -Pivoting to other business models -Failing fast in…