The Open Mic Podcast with Brett Allan

The Open Mic Podcast with Brett Allan

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Welcome to the Open Mic Podcast! Join Brett weekly as he interviews celebrities, entrepreneurs, influencer’s and high level thought leaders! This is not your ordinary podcast, as we like to say, here you will find “Interesting people,and amazing conversations”


Time to Say Goodbye Open Mic Podcast and Hello to the Brett Allan Show!!!
Jul 6 • 4 min
Its time to say goodbye to the Open Mic Podcast.. and Hello To The Brett Allan Show! More details to come soon, it will be premiering August 1st! Nothing changes on how you listen, it will be a very smooth transition! We will be back bigger and better!…
Sam Petralia of Bullhorn.FM Wants To Make Podcasts Available to Everyone
Jun 26 • 39 min
Sam Petraila is the Co-Founder and engineer of a fairly new podcasting app, Bullhorn.FM It’s simple. Call in and listen to your favorite podcasts anywhere and anytime without worrying about data costs — absolutely free.
The Amazing Seller Scott Voelker: Competitive Markets, Being an Online Sales Master, and Living a Life of True Freedom
Jun 23 • 54 min
Scott calls himself ” A very simple guy” and that is the absolute truth. He says he has the “Curse” of being an entrepreneur, and the only cure is to keep moving forward and pursuing these dreams. From starting out working for his Father, to an online…
Go Behind The Curtain With Adaleta Avdic: What The Life of An Influencer Really Looks Like
Jun 19 • 54 min
Adaleta has been working since she was 16 and went on to graduate from the University of Arizona, with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Business Writing. Taking that writing degree to a new level, Avdić established her blog adaatude.com in 2013 as…
Michelle Tillis Lederman Author Of the Connectors Advantage Helps You Grow Your Influence and Impact
Jun 10 • 47 min
Michelle is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author of four books including The 11 Laws of Likability, Heroes Get Hired and Nail The Interview – Land The Job, and the soon to be released The Connector’s Advantage. Named by Forbes as one of the…
Tonya Banks “Lil Boss”Star of Little Women LA Packs A Big Punch!
Jun 5 • 33 min
Tonya Banks, aka “Lil Boss” is the star and and co-creator of the hit TV show, Little Women LA. Tonya has worked as an actress in TV and Film for over 30 years and is letting viewers get a glimpse into her world as a little person on Lifetime’s, Little…
Behind the Scenes with Eric and Brett #4
May 29 • 32 min
In this excellent episode of behind the scenes Eric and Brett discuss the woes of moving hosts, website nightmares, best practices to get people listening and engaged with podcasting, video streaming. and of course, whats coming next for both of them!
Happy Memorial Day from the Open Mic Podcast
May 26 • 1 min
Happy Memorial Day from Brett and the Bay Area Studios. I hope everyone has an amazing day, time with family, and truly remember those who have gone before us. Who have allowed us as Americans, to enjoy this special day! More episodes dropping soon.…
Chris Medina Psychic and Medium Keeps It Real
May 16 • 47 min
Chris Medina is a Psychic and Medium. At first glance, its hard to know if something like this is real, fake or maybe something in between. After this episode, and reading, I am convinced even more…that there are greater forces out there, bigger than us,…
Coming this Week Medium and Psychic Chris Medina (Bonus Trailer)
May 12 • 1 min
Chris Medina, medium and psychic is on the show this week, buckle up, its going to get real! www.theopenmicpodcast.net Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Retired World Series of Poker Champion Annie Duke Helps You Make Better Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts (Thinking in Bets)
May 10 • 56 min
Annie Duke is an author, and experienced corporate speaker and consultant on the behavior of decision making. In 2018, Annie’s first book for general audiences, “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts” was released by…
Super Joe Pardo is a Master Sensei In the Dojo of Life and Business
May 7 • 48 min
Today’s guest is Super Joe Pardo, in this episode we covered everything from his podcast, brand new TV show that is releasing very soon, and his podcast conference, MAPCON. Joe is one of the best guys out there and I am super honored to have had him. You…
Super Joe Pardo, Batman (30) (Bonus Trailer) and Few Other Little Items
May 4 • 4 min
Today we have an upcoming guest announcement, thoughts on the 30 year anniversary release of Batman and a few other surprises. www.theopenmicpodcast.net [email protected] This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Gearld Glassford is the Pop Culture King of the Cosmos (SPOILER ALERT)
May 2 • 28 min
Gearld Glassford swings buy to talk all things pop culture. We discuss the new Avengers, TV shows on the bubble, and whats next for MCU. He has an amazing podcast that covers all things pop culture from tip to tail. Oh, and Disney Remakes, why Netlfix…
Brett’s Marvel End Game Recap (No Spoilers) Bonus Episode
Apr 29 • 9 min
The title says it all. Enjoy, This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/support
Silicon Valley Top Angel Investor Robin Farmanfarmaian Helps You Leverage Your Expertise To Drive Business and Reach Your Goals: The Thought Leader Formula
Apr 25 • 27 min
Robin Farmanfarmaian is one of the Silicon Valley’s Top Angel Investors. She is also a professional speaker, entrepreneur, driving high-level business development for cutting-edge medical and biotech companies poised to impact 100M patients. With over 100…
Jim Meskimen is a Man of Many Voices and Talents and Keeps the Creativity Flowing
Apr 19 • 37 min
Jim has been a professional actor for nearly thirty years He has appeared in the films Apollo 13, The Grinch, Frost/Nixon, The Punisher, Not Forgotten, There Will Be Blood and many others. Some of Jim’s TV credits include Friends, Whose Line is it,…
Amy Lyle: Comic, Author, Being Your Best Self and Enjoying a Well Told D*** Joke
Apr 11 • 41 min
Author and Comic Amy Lyle stops by to talk about her book, being the best authentic version of yourself, and what she finds funny. Her book is the best and everyone needs to read it. Amy Lyle is an author, comedienne/actor and screenwriter that grew up in…
Behind the Scenes with Eric and Brett III (Burnout, When to Release Episodes and Oh the Places We Will Go)
Apr 7 • 35 min
Its time for another behind the scenes episode with Eric and Brett. Today we talk about burnout, when to release an episode, and how we pick our guests. Plus, much more. Thanks for joining in and enjoy! https://www.unstructuredpod.com/…
Scott Carson Buys Stressed Notes, and Helps People Keep Their Home (Credit Scores, Brokers and Loans Oh My)
Mar 29 • 43 min
Scott Carson is the founder and CEO of We Close Notes. He and his team, help home owners who are upside or behind on their payments, catch up, and keep their home. He has been doing this over a decade, and has helped so many people, that had given up…
Claudia Green War Refugee Turned Hollywood PR Firm Owner Gives Some Advice On Overcoming Adversity
Mar 24 • 31 min
Claudia Greene (CEO and Founder of Mayhem Entertainment) is a proud graduate of University of Miami with a degree in Journalism and Communications. In 2010, she continued her higher education at Loyola Marymount University and obtained Masters of Film…
An Open Mic Editorial
Mar 23 • 5 min
Its been a few weeks, but we are back in full swing. Here Brett reflects on the break, shares some thoughts, and looks forward to the future. www.theopenmicpodcast.net This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Jordan Paris, No Contractual Relationships, Defining Growth Mindset, and Taking Responsibility For Your Own Actions
Mar 19 • 38 min
Jordan Paris is a 21-year-old author, web-developer, podcast host, and former college athlete seen in Men’s Health as a beacon of light for inspiring people from all walks of life. After suffering from depression for most of high school, Jordan realized…
An Open Mic Update: Where Oh Where Has Brett Been?
Mar 10 • 9 min
A little update on where Brett has been and the future of the show. www.theopenmicpodcast.net This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
AJ Wilcox Helps You Navigate the Wild Wild West of Linkden
Feb 27 • 37 min
AJ Wilcox is a long-time digital marketer who fell in love with the LinkedIn Ads platform in 2011. He founded B2Linked.com in 2014, which specializes in LinkedIn Ads account management, training, and consulting. Since then, he has managed hundreds of…
Steve Sims Author of “Bluefishing” the Art Of Making Things Happen Asks the Question “Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?”
Feb 25 • 38 min
Steve Sims has often been referred to as the modern day Wizard of Oz. Steve’s day job is to make the impossible possible. With his help and expertise, his clients’ fantasies and wildest dreams come true. Getting married by the Pope in the Vatican, being…
Jerri Williams Retired FBI Agent is on a Mission to Tell the World Who the FBI is and What They Do
Feb 20 • 57 min
Jerri Williams is a 26 year veteran of the FBI. During her career she worked in financial crimes, and handled some very major cases. These days, in her own words, she is “Living out her glory days” telling the world what the FBI does, writing crime…
Behind the Scenes with Larry Roberts, Eric Hunley and Brett Allan (Re-Branding Your Show)
Feb 17 • 39 min
What happens when you get three podcast host’s in one room? Listen in to find out! In this Episode, Larry Roberts of the Readily Random Podcast, joins in to talk all things podcasting, his show, and the topic at hand, when or if its time to re-brand. Plus…
Ty Crandall Of Credit Suite is a Business Credit Expert
Feb 15 • 34 min
Ty Crandall is an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 17 years of financial experience Ty is recognized as an authority in business credit building, business credit scoring, and business financing. He is the author…
Liam Martin Founder of Time Doctor Helps Your Business Increase Productivity
Feb 13 • 35 min
Liam Martin is an entrepreneur and the founder of Time Doctor. A business software that helps companies, remote employees, increase their productivity in very considerable ways. In this episode he discusses how this system was built and actually works to…
Alec Torelli Professional Poker Player and Entrepreneur, Helps You Find Your North Star In Life
Feb 11 • 42 min
Alec Torelli has a unique perspective as it relates to decision making based on his career as one of the most successful high stakes poker players in the world. As a coach and digital entrepreneur, he shares his knowledge and insight in regard to…
Heather Ann Havenwood Helps You Shout Your Message From the Mountain Tops (Literally)
Feb 8 • 49 min
Heather Ann Havenwood, CEO of Havenwood Worldwide, LLC and Chief Sexy Boss, is a serial entrepreneur and is regarded as a top authority on internet marketing, business strategies and marketing. Since marketing her first online business in 1999, bringing…
Oscar Trimboli and Deep Listening: The Cost of Not Listening and How to Get Better
Feb 7 • 44 min
Oscar helps people listen better. In a typical conversation, a large portion of it is often missed, misunderstood, or just ignored. This begs the question, how can we improve and get better? On today’s show, we discuss the following. What is Deep…
Chris Parker Founder of Whats My IP Address Is An Internet Ninja
Feb 4 • 38 min
Chris Parker is an internet Ninja. He has 15+ years experience in developing dynamic content web sites. Experienced in building websites from conception to roll out; integration with affiliate tracking, Salesforce CRM, Five9 VOIP, and reporting systems.…
Hey Siri……Tell Me More About Susan C Bennett
Feb 1 • 26 min
Today’s guest is Susan C Bennett! If you don’t know who is she is by now, she is the original voice of Siri. Did you know she sings? Is in a band? Is the international voice of Delta Airlines, Amtrack, and so much more? In this episode we go behind the…
Dana Pharant Former Dominatrix Will Help You Become A Bad Ass In Business
Jan 30 • 36 min
Dana Pharant is a former Dominatrix turned successful business woman, author and entrepreneur. “When you resist failing you don’t play full out, you don’t dive in and take the opportunities and risks that will propel your business forward. But when you…
Pradeepa Narayanaswamy Fertility Coach Helps Infertility SUCK LESS
Jan 28 • 46 min
In today’s episode, we tackle the topic of infertility. If you have ever struggled with this, or know someone who has, this episode is just for you. Pradeepa helps couples who want to have children work through the long struggle of infertility and…
Arnold V Strong of Unify Earth: Humanitarian Aid, Block Chains and Rebuilding The Bahamas
Jan 25 • 43 min
Arnold Strong is a Humanitarian, Communications Strategist, Management Consultant and a Visionary who serves on several Veteran focused Non-Profits to help human kind around the world. He is also a retired army officer. Arnold is the communication’s…
13 Minutes with John Lee Dumas
Jan 22 • 18 min
Today’s episode is short and sweet! I had a brief, but full conversation with the host of Entrepreneur On Fire John Lee Dumas. The content was so good, we decided to present it as is, so enjoy! In the episode we discuss some of the following. 1. The Best…
Jason Linett of Work Smart Hypnosis: Chief Hypnotist In Charge and Ethical Influence
Jan 21 • 48 min
Jason Linett is the CEO and Founder or Work Smart Hypnosis. He is an expert at helping organizations and the people within them create powerful change and sharpen their strategies. As a speaker, author, and hypnotist, Jason has put in more than fifteen…
Dave Jackson from The School Of Podcasting Is Your Go To Guy
Jan 18 • 48 min
In 2018 Dave Jackson was inducted into the Podcast Hall of Fame. On top of that, he has been podcasting since 2005, and he has clocked over 1.6 Million, plus downloads since 2017. His podcast, about podcasting is a one stop shop for all things……
Fighting Impostor Syndrome
Jan 16 • 14 min
In one way, shape or form, all of us deal with it. We may not realize it, but I think we do. Feeling like a fake or fraud, not giving ourselves credit for hard work, and giving others credit, or allowing them to judge us unfairly, because we are not…
Meredith Masony From YouTube and Instagram’s “That’s Inappropriate”
Jan 15 • 46 min
Today’s guest is Meredith Masony, you know her from her widely successful YouTube channel, IG, Blog, all of which have a massive following. Meredith had been sick for months, always turned away as the picture of health. When finally she demanded an…
Special Guest Pro Skater and Investment Entrepreneur Mikey Taylor
Jan 11 • 31 min
Former pro skater Mikey Taylor joins Brett to talk about his very successful skating career that was over quite quickly, when his contract with DC Shoes ended way before he expected. He was planning on retiring anyhow, but it occurred much sooner then he…
Attorney Richard Chapo and the “Wild Wild West World” of the Internet
Jan 10 • 35 min
Richard Chapo is an attorney at law for the internet. He helps businesses, entrepreneurs, and other folks, navigate and understand the business of doing “business” online. He provide services and guidance to clients ranging in size from large…
Behind the Scenes with Eric and Brett #2
Jan 6 • 22 min
Eric and Brett join forces this week, again, to talk about each others guests, feedback from the show’s, whats upcoming, and what it really takes to put together and produce a show. With a lot of laughs along the way. Both shows, Unstructured and The Open…
Damion Lupo Rewrites the Rules on Retirement and Financial Freedom
Jan 5 • 35 min
American Sensei. Yokido Founder. 5th Degree Black Belt. Financial Mentor to Transformation Nation. Best selling author in personal finance. Rewriting the rules and plan for retirement. Damion’s number one goal is to inspire and empower every willing soul…
New Years Eve Bonus with Eric and Brett (Behind the Scenes)
Dec 31, 2018 • 48 min
Here is an unplanned bonus for all my loyal plans. Brett is joined by Eric Hunley of the “Unstructured Podcast” and its a fun one for sure. They talk about past episodes, lessons learned and whats to come for their prospective shows. This episode promises…
John Allen, Navy Seals and Elite Meet
Dec 25, 2018 • 46 min
Ever wondered what Navy SEALs, fighter pilots and other elite veterans do once they leave the military? They go job hunting, just like everybody else looking for a new career. Except special operators and fighter pilots have spent on average 10 or more…
Zane Lamprey With Podcast One and Embracing Failure
Dec 22, 2018 • 48 min
Sometimes you just have to say $%^& it. According to Zane, if your not willing to take the risk and face failures you may never experience success. From failed TV shows, getting cancelled, and listening to the sirens of Hollywood, Zane has come out on top…
Racing, Brand Building and Mental Health With Justin Peck
Dec 20, 2018 • 31 min
Off road racing superstar Justin peck has a very candid conversation with Brett about balancing life between his very successful racing career, being diagnosed with a Bi-Polar disorder and making it all work. He doesn’t consider himself to be a victim by…
Book Announcement, Upcoming Guests and 2019
Dec 19, 2018 • 10 min
Today’s show is brief but informative. Brett talks about his new book, some upcoming guests and the excitement of 2019. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a…
Laura Petersen, Self Publishing Mentor-ship and Time Vampires
Dec 15, 2018 • 50 min
Laura Petersen is an author, entrepreneur and the founder of “Copy That Pops”. If you have ever had the desire to write a book, expand and grow your business, and maximize what your doing, then listen in to this informative episode. Or, if your just…
Jennifer Briney of The Congressional Dish Podcast
Dec 14, 2018 • 47 min
Award winning podcaster, Jennifer Briney joins in on the podcast to talk political hot topics, the state of the union so to speak…and why does California want to become an independent state. Oh, and ALOT of laughs to fill in all the gaps! She pulls no…
Dave Ankin, Batman, Water World and A&E’s Toy Makerz
Dec 12, 2018 • 29 min
Rev up your engines for today’s episode. Dave started his career playing Batman at the Six Flags Stunt Show, as well as Water World at Universal Studios. He has been involved with cars, and motorcycles his entire life. If it has an engine, he has probably…
Six Degrees of Randall Kenneth Jones
Dec 10, 2018 • 49 min
Randall is an author, podcaster, and knows A LOT of famous people. He is also one of the nicest people you will ever meet. He believes the very best in everyone he meets, and wants them to reach their fullest potential. In this episode we talk about his…
Entrepreneur Evan Carmichael
Dec 8, 2018 • 32 min
Evan doesn’t have a cell phone number, loves to salsa dance, and loves to play League of Legends. He has an unusual approach to reaching out to his followers, and is one of the most successful angel investors his age. We talked about his approach to…
Producer and Drummer Brynner Agassi
Dec 5, 2018 • 54 min
At four years old, Brynner Agassi picked up his first pair of drumsticks and never laid them down. A native to California, he was exposed to a variety of musical genres at a young age. His tutelage in music began at home through his father-Evin Agassi; an…
Podcast Lessons Learned Part Deaux (Listener Questions)
Dec 2, 2018 • 14 min
In this quick episode, Brett answers some email follow up questions regarding the lessons learned episode. Podcast etiquette, booking guests, cross promotions and audio swapping. www.theopenmicpodcast.net This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages…
Jessica Rhodes of Interview Connections
Nov 27, 2018 • 40 min
Today, Jessica Rhodes, Co-Owner and Co-Founder joins me to talk all things podcasting, how to be a successful guest or host, and everything in between. Jessica shared about how she got her start as as successful business woman and entrepreneur and what it…
Composer Silas Hite
Nov 25, 2018 • 31 min
Today we chat with American Music Composer, Silas Hite. Hite, is well known for writing, and scoring music for television, film, video games and so much more. If you have been around for at least the last ten years, you have most certainly heard…
Top 5 Lessons Learned from 100 Episodes
Nov 22, 2018 • 13 min
Happy Turkey Day. In this episode, Brett reflects on 100 episodes of podcasting, and gives his top five “Lessons learned” from the first 100 episodes. Enjoy. www.theopenmicpodcast.net This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice…
Special Guest: Voice Actor Roger Leopardi
Nov 17, 2018 • 29 min
Here we are, episode 100! Joining me for this huge milestone is Roger Leopardi! You have heard his voice on the CW for Riverdale, countless commercials, TV Shows and the list goes on. It was a true honor to chat with him. In this episode we talked about…
Special Guest Bofta Yimam
Nov 14, 2018 • 28 min
My guest today is a former journalist, Emmy Award winner turned entrepreneur. Bofta Yimam She coaches executive leaders and high-impact entrepreneurs to help them craft a compelling story to use in multiple channels. This involves laser-focused messaging…
Marine Tanguy Owner of the MTART Agency
Nov 9, 2018 • 31 min
Marine Tanguy got one of her first tastes of art gallery management when she was just 21 years old, but she didn’t like what she saw. She felt the traditional gallery model was “elitist” and didn’t allow for works from all demographics. And so, she…
Project Runway Season 16 Winner Liris Crosse
Nov 6, 2018 • 28 min
Our very special guest for today’s show is Liris Crosse. In this episode we talk about her humble beginnings, her keys to success and longevity in a very tough business, and what it really takes to walk the runway. Liris was one of the signature curvy…
Angel Investor and Entrepreneur Dan Martell
Nov 3, 2018 • 26 min
Dan started his first business at 17 and it failed, at 19, another company was started, and it failed. After that, he started consulting for 3 years, and…he hated that. At 24, he started another company, and it was a success, but, like before it almost…
Special Guest Alexa Curtis
Nov 2, 2018 • 26 min
At 21, Alexa Curtis runs her own business, has a syndicated podcast on Radio Disney, and is arguably, one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the game. She is very transparent when it comes to her personal life, running a full time business, and only having…
Brittany Hennessy Author of “Influencer”
Oct 29, 2018 • 32 min
Brittany Hennessy is the best-selling author of “INFLUENCER: Building Your Personal Brand In The Age Of Social Media” and the Co-Founder of Carbon, a technology company building solutions for influencers. A pioneer in the influencer marketing industry,…
Voice Actor Jodi Krangle
Oct 24, 2018 • 28 min
My guest today is Jodi Krangle. Jodi’s rich, alto voice has been described as soothing, warm and sincere. While collaborating with clients all over the world, she’s voiced national and international commercial campaigns for companies like Bissell,…
Special Guest Jamie Kilstein
Oct 22, 2018 • 46 min
Today’s guest is Jamie Kilstein. He is a comic, podcaster and teacher of Jiu Jitsui. Jamie has been featured on Joe Rogan’s podcast, and multiple national television programs, and talk shows. I caught up with him before he headed over to Australia to tape…
Author Riya Anne Polcastro
Oct 20, 2018 • 21 min
My guest today specializes in telling the kind of stories that crawl under your skin and keep you up at night. She specializes in telling the kind of stories that crawl under your skin and keep you up at night. Polcastro appears both in front of and…
Special Guest Gregory Paul Kotsaftis
Oct 18, 2018 • 33 min
Today’s guest has a very compelling story of loss and redemption. Gregory owned multiple businesses making millions of dollars only to loose it all, in his words “after becoming dishonest, unethical, and self centered.” He was charged with theft and…
You Are More Than Capable
Oct 15, 2018 • 16 min
Its been a while since Brett has released a solo show. So we figured it was time. The title really says it all. We thank you all for listening and supporting the show. Enjoy. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Special Guest Hayley Gripp
Oct 11, 2018 • 36 min
My guest today is an American Actress, Model, Chef and philanthropist. Her name is Hayley Gripp. She got her start in the industry as a print model in national ads for “Verizon Wireless” and “As Seen On TV.” As a model, Gripp has also walked the runway…
Special Guest Chase Hughes
Oct 8, 2018 • 39 min
Chase is a leading military and intelligence behavior expert with 20 years of creating the most advanced behavior skills courses and tactics available worldwide: He is also a leading behavior expert in the United States and the #1 bestselling author of…
Certified Dating Expert Damona Hoffman
Oct 6, 2018 • 31 min
Certified dating expert, TV personality, podcaster and author Damona Hoffman is my guest on this fun filled episode! She can be seen on BET Television, heard on Sirius XM Radio and all over, dishing out practical dating advice. From texting, to meeting in…
Jeff Webber of Spades Sunshades
Oct 3, 2018 • 23 min
You have heard the commercial spots for a little over a month. Now its time to meet the man behind Spades Sunshades, Mr. Jeff Webber. Sunglasses for poker players, by poker players. That is their motto. He has a great story, and he is an amazing poker…
Comedian Joel Byars of Hot Breath Podcast
Oct 1, 2018 • 38 min
Joel swings by today, all the way from Atlanta. He talks comedy. and his podcast and how it all ties in together. His show has been hailed by NPR as a Master Class in Comedy, and there is a reason why. He also teaches comedy classes, and interviews some…
Celebrity Stylist and Influencer Ali Levine
Sep 29, 2018 • 34 min
Alie Levine stops by talk fashion, west coast winters, her new jewelry line, and how to balance it all as a new mother. She is real, genuine, and that is one of the many reasons people love her. She just released a brand new line, “Hearts on Fire”…
Special Guest Kimmy Neal of Built Vibrant. Co
Sep 26, 2018 • 30 min
Social media and brand marketing expert, Kimmy Neal steps up to the Open Mic, to talk branding, marketing, strategy, and how to make your business stand out. She has an incredible story, enjoy. builtvibrant.co on IG Follow the show…. openmicpodcast on IG…
Kara Mayer Robinson of the “Really Famous Podcast”
Sep 24, 2018 • 39 min
The delightful Kara Mayer Robinson steps up to the open mic to chat about her podcast, and how her experience as a therapist and journalist, gets her the most amazing interviews with icons, and A-List Celebrities alike. Enjoy. This podcast is sponsored by…
Scott Dikkers Co-Founder of the Onion and AV Club
Sep 21, 2018 • 43 min
Joining me for my 80th episode, Scott Dikkers, Best Selling Author, and Co-Founder of the Onion Newspaper. This was a true delight for me. We talked about his career as a comedy writer, drawing comic strips, and how the Onion Newspaper was birthed.…
Comedian Bone Hampton
Sep 19, 2018 • 46 min
Comedian Bone Hampton is on today’s episode, fresh off of America’s Got Talent. He shared his experience on the show, how he began a his career in comedy, the art of the joke, the difference between a comedian and a comic, and his back up plan for life!…
Friday Wrap Up
Sep 14, 2018 • 2 min
A quick one for today! Just a weekly wrap up and review! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/support
Special Guest Joshua Harris
Sep 13, 2018 • 29 min
One of my favorite episodes so far. Author, TED X Speaker and Entrepreneur Joshua Harris joined the Open Mic to share with us where and what he has been up to! He has a brand new business, doing what he has always done best. Helping and leading folks in a…
Adult Film Actor Joclyn Stone
Sep 10, 2018 • 51 min
Adult Film Actor Jocyln Stone swings by for a very fun, educational, and very unfiltered conversation. I learned a lot, we laughed a lot, and she was very gracious for spending time with us. If you have EVER had a question about how this industry…
Retired NASCAR Driver Shawna Robinson
Sep 8, 2018 • 29 min
In this fast, fueled episode I was joined by retired NASCAR driver and pole position winner Shawna Robinson. She shared with my her history of racing, how she came up and eventually went on to be one of the first female drivers ever to win a pole…
Comedy Legend and Author Jeffrey Gurian
Sep 4, 2018 • 56 min
I had the honor of chatting with comedy legend, and the “Comedians Comedian Jeffrey Gurian. We talked about his new book, how he cured himself of his stutter and how feels that laughter really is the best medicine. He also shared some amazing stories of…
Author, Storyteller, Director, Diana Wink
Sep 1, 2018 • 32 min
D Wink, author, storyteller, and director, joins in to talk about her creative processes when it comes to writing, how she gets past writers block, and where she gets her creative influences. We also talked about the rise, and state of the German Film…
Special Guest Lesa Wilson
Aug 30, 2018 • 37 min
The incredible and talented Lesa Wilson is on today’s episode. We talked about her early days of modeling, competing in the Ms. Georgia Pagent and winning, and being a runner up with Ms. USA. Also she shares about her time on American Idol, and her…
Special Guest Pastor Levi Lusko
Aug 29, 2018 • 30 min
Today I am joined by Best Selling Author, and Pastor of Fresh Life Church in the Flathead Valley of Montana. We talked about A LOT, it was a fantastic conversation, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. www.levilusko.com www.freshlifechurch.org This…
Special Guest Heather Brooker
Aug 28, 2018 • 35 min
Heather Brooker, Two time Emmy awarding winning journalist, actor and podcast host of “Motherhood In Hollywood” joins in the conversation to chat about life as mom in the entertainment business, journalist, and how she found success with her podcast, that…
Special Guest Diana Espir
Aug 25, 2018 • 39 min
Today’s episode is very on brand. I spent time with Diana Espir, Pop Culture, and Entertainment Journalist, Instagram Influencer, and Podcaster. We laughed, we cried (Not Really), we talked about the Kardashians. This one is ALOT of fun, enjoy. This…
Ms. Pinkard from Netflix’s Last Chance U
Aug 24, 2018 • 26 min
Class is in session. Ms. Pinkard from the hit show, Last Chance U, joins us all the way from Independence Kansas to talk about book club, being a small fish in a big pond, and the importance of taking advantage of your education. This podcast is sponsored…
Australian Hip-Hop Artist Mugzy
Aug 23, 2018 • 30 min
Today we travel across the pond, all the way to Australia to chop it up with Hip-Hop artist Mugzy. We chat about influences, growing up, being bullied, and how all of that shapes his music. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a…
Dr. Stephen de Wit Board Certified Sexologist
Aug 21, 2018 • 45 min
In this very candid episode, Board Certified Sexologist Dr. Steven De Wit joins us to talk about human sexuality and our personal sexual make up. He shares his thoughts about why we are the “way we are” sexually, personal trauma, and how to have what he…
Composer and Podcaster David Rosen
Aug 18, 2018 • 31 min
Hailing from Las Vegas Nevada, podcaster and composer David Rosen joins the show today. We chat about his shows Bird Road and Piecing It Together, as well as his long career in the music industry. Enjoy! www.bydavidrosen.com This podcast is sponsored by…
Film Director M. Sayibu
Aug 17, 2018 • 38 min
On today’s show, Ghanaian film director M. Sayibu drops in to talk about his career, and being the very first to have his own Ghanaian channel on Amazon Prime. He is doing big things and making moves for sure, we see an Oscar in his future. This podcast…
Tattoos, Mike and the Mechanics and Leaving a Legacy
Aug 16, 2018 • 24 min
Brett turns 44 tomorrow, he reflects on leaving a legacy, growing pains and the “Living Years” by Mike and the Mechanics. Enjoy! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become…
Special Guest Issac Lopez Jr.
Aug 14, 2018 • 35 min
On the show today, I sat down with my best friends, oldest boy to talk about, life, music, magic, dancing, and being a teenager in today’s world. He is a gifted young man and wise beyond his years! Enjoy. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages…
B Sides Live From Amtrak
Aug 12, 2018 • 8 min
Today, we are switching things up and broadcasting live from our train ride back to the bay! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Special Guest DeShawn Fontleroy
Aug 5, 2018 • 34 min
In our latest episode, I spoke with DeShawn Fontleroy founder of Sports Mastery. A program to help ALL athletes of all ages deal with the struggle between education and sports, and has found a way to bridge the gap. If you play sports, and are a student,…
Special Guest Eric Hunley
Aug 4, 2018 • 44 min
In this fun episode, I sat down with fellow podcast host, Eric Hunley. We chatted about HIS show Unstructured, and his inspiration for putting together creative content, his travels and experience at the podcasting convention, and all around life. Enjoy.…
Actress Natalie Lander
Aug 2, 2018 • 32 min
Today we are joined by a very special guest, actress Natalie Lander. She is know for playing the role of “Debbie” on ABC’s The Middle, “Rachel” on TVLand’s Lopez, and “Goldie” on Goldie & Bear, with Disney JR. She is also the daughter of David Lander,…
“I’m TOO Old For this…..” An Open Mic Editorial
Jul 31, 2018 • 21 min
Brett’s title pretty much sums it up. A go-kart accident, and Lethal Weapon are the focus of this humor filled episode. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a…
Seize the Moment “An Open Mic Editorial”
Jul 29, 2018 • 19 min
In this first installment of the “Open Mic Editorial” Brett talks about seizing the moment, and living a life with no regrets. Enjoy. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message…
B Sides Gratitude
Jul 26, 2018 • 3 min
Just a quick riff on gratitude! Enjoy! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/support
Special Guest Brey Noelle
Jul 26, 2018 • 43 min
YouTube Vlogger, Brand Model and instagram Influencer Brey Noelle sat with me to talk about her amazing journey and life lessons and hard work that got her to where she is today! Her videos are inspiring, encouraging and cause you to love yourself, life…
Actress Iris Almario
Jul 25, 2018 • 35 min
Hollywood Star Iris Almario joined the podcast to talk about her career, and the importance of humility in the industry. To always be learning, honing your craft, and the amazing longevity she has had. She also shares about her new animal non-profit that…
Dealing With Death
Jul 19, 2018 • 12 min
Today Brett shares about the recent death of someone that was once close to him. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Special Guest Master Pete Canavan
Jul 17, 2018 • 41 min
Today I sat down with Master Pete Canavan, Personal Safety and Security Expert. We talked all things from internet safety, to personal safety at home, work and school.He has been an martial arts expert for over 20 years and authored several books! If you…
Love and Marriage
Jul 16, 2018 • 71 min
As we celebrate episode #50 my best friends Issac and Kristi Lopez join me to share the secrets to their successful marriage. It hasn’t all been easy, but its all been worth it. They are an inspiration to me, and I am thankful for them. Enjoy. This…
Special Guest Hunter Farris
Jul 14, 2018 • 29 min
Have you ever been listening to a song and wondered, why is this so catchy? Or, a song that brings back memories, or causes you to get a little bit weepy? On today’s show my guest Hunter Farris from the ” Song Appeal Podcast” answers all of those…
“Let the Defense Rest”
Jul 13, 2018 • 22 min
If you struggle with getting defensive like I do…listen to some thoughts I have on the matter. I am not perfect, but always willing to learn. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Summer Vacation
Jul 12, 2018 • 22 min
Welcome to season 2 of the podcast. Where has Brett been for the last two weeks??? Listen and find out. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this…
Special Guest John Daly Veteran Journalist
Jun 27, 2018 • 47 min
Today John Daly veteran journalist, author and media expert joins the podcast to talk about how we all have a media bias, including the media. How we can stay better informed about what we are reading and seeing on social media, print and television. It…
Special Guest Nancy Hartwell Human Trafficking Expert
Jun 24, 2018 • 43 min
Nancy Hartwell joins the podcast to discuss the epidemic of human trafficking and modern day child slavery. With over forty years of experience and three best selling books, she talks about how this all began, and how these horrific crimes can occur,…
Special Guest Jacob Espinoza
Jun 22, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode I sat down the fellow podcaster Jacob Espinoza (Jacobs Affirmations} to talk about how he created and develops his show, how he creates content, and the unique ways he connects with his listeners. www.jacobespinoza.com This podcast is…
Special Guest Jay Scott Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Jun 21, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode I spoke to Jay Scott, Co-founder and director of Alex’s Lemonade Stand: A Cure for Childhood Cancer. He shares his very moving story, how the organization began, and how the are choosing to fight and help cure cancer, one cup at a time.…
Roadblocks During Progress
Jun 19, 2018 • 18 min
It goes without saying, progress in life, no matter what, will always most likely come with roadblocks. The question is, how do we deal with and handle it. Its never easy, but with the right mindset, even those extra hurdles can be crossed.…
B Sides Managing Expectations
Jun 15, 2018 • 5 min
How can we best manage our expectations? This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/support
Fathers Day Reflections
Jun 14, 2018 • 14 min
Today Brett shares some thoughts on fathers day, and some words to hopefully encourage. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Obstacles and Kevin Smith
Jun 13, 2018 • 16 min
The title pretty much says it all, how all three things happened in one day, and how it inspired me to be better. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of…
My Panic Attack
Jun 12, 2018 • 20 min
I had a panic attack last night. Nothing like I have ever experienced. I decided to share about it, because I felt if I did, it would take some fear away. Here it is. www.theopenmicpodcast.net instagram.com/@openmicpodcast This podcast is sponsored by…
B Sides Stay the Course
Jun 11, 2018 • 3 min
Stay the course, work hard, we’ve heard all of this before. But it’s not always easy. Enjoy this session and hopefully receive a little bit of encouragement for your day. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Special Guest Eric M. Twiggs Procrastination Prevention
Jun 8, 2018 • 22 min
Today, we tackle the subject of procrastination. Eric shares with us the secretes of combating procrastination, his personal journey of overcoming it, and some helpful tips for our listeners to put into practice…..right now! www.ericmtwiggs.com…
Special Guest Author Jordan Paris
Jun 5, 2018 • 32 min
Today I chatted with author and young entrepreneur Jordan Paris. We discuss his brand new book, Growth Mindset University, how he began his career as a trainer, and his perspectives on how to live a fulfilled life. JordanParisHealth.com…
Organization
Jun 5, 2018 • 20 min
In this program we talk about getting organized, and nine practical ideas to help us get there. This is an area I know I can grow in, lets all learn together! www.theopenmicpodcast.net instagram.com/@openmicpodcast This podcast is sponsored by Anchor…
Special Guest Scott Neumyer
Jun 3, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, I sat down with Scott Neumyer, creator and host of the “Anxiety Diaries Podcast”. We chatted about dealing with anxiety and how to seek help, and to talk to someone right away before it can potentially get out of hand. He is also a…
B Sides Thankful for June
Jun 1, 2018 • 4 min
It’s a new month! June is here, as Brett reflects on a month passed and a new one coming, what are you most thankful for and looking forward to? This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Just Be You
May 30, 2018 • 4 min
Today’s thought, just be you. Don’t apologize for who you are, or who might judge you. Be free, and be who you were created to be! People may be critical and that’s ok. But don’t let that stop you from being the amazing person you are. This podcast is…
Joyce Schafers Relationship Expert
May 30, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, expert and life coach Joyce Schafers drops in to talk about relationships, past trauma, and unresolved emotional pain, and how those areas can affect any relationship we may be in. She shares a lot of insightful perspectives, for us all…
Special Guest Shreya Singh
May 28, 2018 • 9 min
In this episode, we talk with another Anchor podcast creator, Shreya, all the way from South Africa! Give it a listen and enjoy! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
B Sides Be a Friend
May 28, 2018 • 5 min
Do you have any friends? Do you have a best friend? Hopefully we all have somebody. In this season, another random thought about friendship and reconciling one that was broken. Friendship is like air, They are important to have just like oxygen to…
Janeen Holmes of “My Stuffed Bags”
May 25, 2018 • 29 min
Today, Janeen Holmes joins us from the the organization “My Stuff Bags” to share her story about this amazing care group, likw no other. To try and explain it this short bio would be almost impossible. This is one you just have to listen to.…
B Sides Special Guest Erin Scheuerman Yeung
May 24, 2018 • 7 min
In this session we take a deep dive with another anchor podcast. “Your Oxygen Mask First” enjoy! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
B Sides Kindness
May 24, 2018 • 2 min
Lets talk about kindness, shall we? This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/support
B Sides What Is Your Passion?
May 23, 2018 • 3 min
What are you the most passionate about? What drives rly the most? In this B Side session, this is the question that we ponder. In about 5 minutes. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
B Sides Rodrigo Albarracin
May 22, 2018 • 8 min
In this session we talk with Rodrigo Albarracin, creator of “I have Movie Pass Podcast” such a great guest! Be sure to check out his podcast right away! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
B Sides Communication
May 22, 2018 • 6 min
Today Brett explains what the B Side project is all about! Each episode will feature a fellow podcaster, with a 5 minute deep dive, or a random topic or subject! Enjoy the B Sides! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice…
B Sides Promo
May 21, 2018 • 1 min
Hello all! I am starting something NEW on my podcast where I feature a DIFFERENT podcast each week. A 5 minute deep dive about you and your show and a random topic! If you’re interested comment below with your podcast, and I’ll be in touch! I’ll also…
Measuring Success
May 20, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode we celebrate show #20. We ask the question, how do you as a human being measure your success. Its a very important question to ask ourselves. Its with that answer, we can determine the course we take it whatever it you do, or are…
Planning a Disney Vacation
May 19, 2018 • 67 min
Issac and his wife Kristi join me on the show to continue our conversation on all things Disney planning! How to plan a trip with little ones and even newborns! More fun conversation about the mouse and a lot of laughs! Back by popular demand! This…
Casual Conversation
May 19, 2018 • 43 min
On this episode, I sit down with my friend Ken Hendricks. Its been about four years since we have caught up. Life happens, time passes, and as we get older, it goes even faster! This was a great conversation, and I so glad we had the time to catch up!…
Special Guest Kori Zornes Takes You On Life Changing Journeys
May 19, 2018 • 26 min
Kori Zornes joins us to talk about life changing journey’s, travel and getting away on a very special and unique adventure to help hit the “reset” button on life! Kori is the founder of “Revamp Retreats” and her goal is to help you out with exactly this!…
Purpose
May 15, 2018 • 19 min
Sometimes in life, its hard to figure out where you fit in on this big planet. We feel so small, and struggle to find out what our purpose is. Brett shares experiences growing up in a family that didn’t encourage pursuing dreams, and how now, he has…
Nell Minow Is A Movie Critic
May 13, 2018 • 50 min
Today on the program, syndicated and acclaimed film critic Nell Minow dropped by the podcast to talk movies, how a review is done, and why a movie gets the rating it does! This was very eye opening, and a great conversation. Also, we asked the question,…
1 Text Message
May 12, 2018 • 19 min
Today I received a text that needed WHAT I THOUGHT was an immediate response. Turns out, the answer I needed was already there. Greater than the response I was waiting for. Being patient is not easy, learning to develop that skill is even more…
Blessed Are the Flexible
May 9, 2018 • 21 min
Today we add to the subject of dealing with change on a smaller, more practical scale. How flexible are you in daily life? Can you stay calm in the pocket under pressure? With just a few minor exercises, we can be more flexible then we realize. Lets…
Daniel Lusko Writes, Directs and Produces Movies
May 6, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode with talk with Hollywood director and author Daniel Lusko about his new book, “When Imagination Creates Reality” and get some “Insider” tips on what it takes to get a blockbuster film made! Another fantastic interview that surely won’t…
Special Guest Issac Lopez
May 5, 2018 • 34 min
In this fun episode, my best friend Issac joins the program, as we talk all things Disney planning. And there are some laughs of course…This is one of my favorite episodes! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Rejection and Failure
May 4, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode, we talk about the surprising success of the podcast so far, and how to deal with failure and rejection. Remember we are not defined by our own failures or others. Be encouraged and grow from every opportunity that we are presented! This…
Thankful
May 1, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode we talk about Thankfulness, and the Month of May. What are you thankful for? Enjoy! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Early and Late
Apr 30, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode we talk about time management, early and late people, and finding a healthy balance. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this…
I Don’t Want to Monday
Apr 25, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we discuss the challenges of “Mondays” and those “Im a morning person” people! Do they go together or all together seperate! And are celebrities always happy? This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message:…
Best Laid Plans
Apr 23, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode Brett talks about trying to do his first interview, how change is constant, and how to adapt learn from mistakes! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message…
Distractions
Apr 17, 2018 • 12 min
In this episode we talk about distractions. We all have them, but they are different for everyone. Oh wait, where was i? This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a…
Confessions
Apr 17, 2018 • 19 min
Today we talk about healing from divorce, single parenting, and being friends with your ex. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become a supporter of this podcast:…
Be the Very Best Version of You (You) Can Be
Apr 15, 2018 • 19 min
The question we tackle today is what does it mean to be the version of yourself, employer, friend, etc. Lets step up to the mic. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theopenmicpodcast/message Become…
Perspective is Everything
Apr 13, 2018 • 12 min
In this episode we talk about perspective. What is it and how does it affect our lives? Garbage in garbage out? What do you feed will grow? Let’s talk about perspective, welcome to open mic! This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages Send in a…
Lets Talk About Us
Apr 12, 2018 • 8 min
Episode 1 In this episode we get to know who this guy Brett is, what is the meaning of the podcast title and what you can expect as a listener! My life is an open mic and this is going to be a lot of fun! Enjoy. Send in a voice message:…