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Author: Mark Joseph Szymanski

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Welcome to Fueled By Progress, hosted by entrepreneur, investor, and personal development enthusiast, Mark Joseph Szymanski. On this podcast, you'll find a blend of information related to entrepreneurship, personal finance, and personal development. I speak about personal experiences in my life and how I've grown because of them in the hope that you, the listener, will find your fuel!
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FBP #78: Jeff Fieldhouse

FBP #78: Jeff Fieldhouse

2021-03-0302:15:32

Jeff Fieldhouse is a Pittsburgh native with a passion for comedy and a love for all types of creative art. He is a stand-up comedian the host of The BabyFace Assassin Podcast. Alongside his girlfriend and producer Danielle Bernick, he has spent the past 2 years building up the brand. The dynamic duo has big plans for the future! The craziness of 2020 put a temporary halt on comedy, but that didn't stop Jeff's progress. He shifted his focus to podcasting and is approaching his 100th episode! Every Monday, The BabyFace Assassin Podcast shines the spotlight on a special guest. Many musicians, comedians, artists, and other creatives have been featured thus far and there are many more to come! Jeff talks about the origin of the BabyFace Assassin, his experience as a podcaster, his love for comedy, the power of optimism, the importance of self-love, and much more! Follow Jeff: Instagram  -  Twitter Follow The BabyFace Assassin Podcast: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Twitter  -  YouTube Follow Jeff's Squad: Danielle Bernick  -  TyDanzuso  -  Sarah Holby  -  Larry Lane -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #77: CT Kaupp

FBP #77: CT Kaupp

2021-02-2450:29

CT Kaupp is a Wisconsin native that has a true passion for web design and entrepreneurship. He is the owner of CT Kaupp, LLC, a full-service web design firm, and the host of the Business In Boardshorts Podcast. His approach to web design emphasizes developing strong relationships with his clients. He takes care of everything, so they can focus on running their business. CT's personal story is something everyone can learn from and be inspired by. CT worked at his father's advertising agency for several years before beginning freelance work. Shortly after, in September 2016, his father was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma (GMB) brain tumor and was called to Heaven in November 2016. Since then, CT has started up his own businesses and firmly believes his dad passed on his entrepreneurial spirit to him. A true lesson in turning tragedy into triumph. Read CT's full "My Why". CT talks about his "Why", what he's learned from running his own web design business, his thoughts on podcasting, the importance of having a skill, and much more! Follow CT: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Website Follow CT Kaupp, LLC: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Website Follow Business In Boardshorts Podcast: Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Benjamin Cartwright is a U.S. Military veteran and entrepreneur that has lived up and down the east coast of the United States. He's also a certified sous-chef and has worked at many top-notch establishments in the past. Benjamin's new venture, Stonebridge Security Consultants, is set to launch in 2021 and will provide a variety of services to its clients across the country. Benjamin's perspective on the current U.S. political and economic landscape is thoughtful. When analyzing issues, he implements a certain blend of logic and emotion that is quite refreshing. He points out hypocrisy no matter what side it's on and always has his sights set on long-term solutions, rather than short-term "victories". Benjamin talks about his views on society & politics, his past work experiences, his new security business, and much more! Follow Benjamin & Stonebridge Security Consultants: Facebook  -  Instagram -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #75: Liam Carlin

FBP #75: Liam Carlin

2021-02-1102:38:06

Liam Carlin is a Pittsburgh native currently working full-time at a logistics company. He graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in 2019 with a Masters in Business Administration and has plans to work for himself in the future. In mid-2020, Liam launched his first business, Carlin Fitness Systems. Initially, he offered one-on-one training sessions and workout programs. More recently, the apparel side of his business has begun to flourish and he is looking to expand into other industries such as supplements and gym ownership in the future. Liam talks about his passion for fitness, his past ACL injuries, his daily nutrition, his new business venture, and much more! Follow Liam & Carlin Fitness Systems: Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Twitter Check Out Liam's Friends: Shane McFarland (Videography)  -  Jordan Lee (Photography)  -  Michael Lotenero (Graphic Design)  -  Taylor Bobak (Photography) -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #74: Josh Santiago

FBP #74: Josh Santiago

2021-02-0301:19:56

Josh Santiago is a freelance video editor and YouTuber with over 3,000 subscribers. He recently moved back to Wisconsin after living out in Oregon for a short time. Josh started to focus on building his video editing business, Thrive Media Productions, after he lost his day job due to the pandemic. He also began publishing more content on his YouTube channel, an amalgamation of everything he enjoys doing. His archive consists of videos about sports cards, fitness, business advice, life optimization, and much more. Josh chats about some of his YouTube secrets, life as a freelancer, the importance of self-awareness, and much more! Follow Josh: Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  YouTube Follow Thrive: Discord  -  Website  -  FREE Thrive Sticker -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
We've got big things planned for 2021! Podcast improvements, bringing the apparel line to life, and expanding the FBP community are just the beginning! Thank you all for your support! Stay Fueled By Progress & Let's Keep Going! FBP Clips Channel: YouTube Follow Fueled By Progress: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  TikTok  -  Twitter  -  YouTube  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #72: Max Novak

FBP #72: Max Novak

2021-01-0601:03:17

Max Novak is a Director, VFX Artist, and YouTuber with over 240,000 subscribers. He is a Pittsburgh native that recently returned from living out in Los Angeles, California. Max attended CCAC for two years before transferring to Slippery Rock University (SRU). At the time, he was studying Cybersecurity but developed a passion for video editing and YouTube during his college years. He found some success, left SRU, went all-in on his passion, and has never looked back. Max's YouTube channel is an archive of hundreds of free video editing tutorials and his company, Media Monopoly, sells various types of digital assets to help creators expand their toolset and improve their workflow. Max talks about his process of mastering video effects, the keys to growing a successful YouTube channel, the pros/cons of service-based and product-based business models, and much more! Follow Max & Media Monopoly: Instagram  -  Twitter  -  YouTube  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #71: Cal Tarasi

FBP #71: Cal Tarasi

2020-12-2302:16:00

Cal Tarasi is a Mail Carrier at The United States Postal Service. He is a Pittsburgh native that relocated to Yakima, Washington in June 2020 for a change of scenery. Prior to USPS, Cal studied Music at California University of Pennsylvania. After completing his core courses, he auditioned and was accepted into Berklee College of Music, one of the best music schools in the world. He spent one semester there and left because it wasn't right for him. Cal is incredibly talented on the guitar and harmonica, but he doesn't believe that. He has struggled with self-deprecation and it has resulted in a lack of interest in his single biggest passion, music. He is fighting a difficult battle against himself, but he has the strength to overcome it and pursue his dream of being a full-time musician. Go get it, Cal. Cal talks about his love for music, his time at Berklee, his struggle with self-confidence, his experience as a mail carrier, and much more! Follow Cal: Instagram Follow Friends of Friends of Friends: Website Follow Anton Ego: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #70: Ryan Praskovich

FBP #70: Ryan Praskovich

2020-12-1602:34:46

Ryan Praskovich is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant at Nationwide. He is a Pittsburgh native that relocated to Columbus, Ohio after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in information science/networks and security. Over the past few years, Ryan has developed a passion for personal finance and has implemented several strategies into his life because of it. On top of all that, he is also a professional bagpipe player! Ryan gives his perspective on college, the day-to-day of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant, his personal finance journey, his bagpiping backstory, and much more! Follow Ryan: Instagram (Personal)  -  Instagram (The Columbus Bagpiper)  -  LinkedIn  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #69: Lucas Brennan

FBP #69: Lucas Brennan

2020-12-1001:28:10

Lucas Brennan is a Long Island, New York native and is currently working as a Full Stack Developer at BlueMatrix based in New York City. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in computer science in just 3.5 years. Lucas has a passion for gaming and has been building up his following on Twitch in his spare time. Lucas talks about his experience at the University of Pittsburgh, life as a Full Stack Developer, streaming on Twitch, the importance of mental health, and much more! Follow Lucas: Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Twitch -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #68: Alex Connor

FBP #68: Alex Connor

2020-12-0203:21:44

Alex Connor is a graduate student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute working towards his Ph.D. in Chemical and Biological Engineering. His current research focuses on the genetic design, recombinant production, and characterization of silk-inspired proteins produced in a variety of microorganisms. He also has a passion for learning about nutritional biochemistry and human physiology. Alex talks about what his typical day is like, his pillars of focus in life, his silk protein research, his experience with the carnivore diet, and much more! Follow Alex: LinkedIn Watch Alex's Material Innovation Initiative Presentation: Watch Now Watch Is Spider Silk Stronger Than Steel? | MythBusters Jr.: Watch Now -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #67: Brian Carothers

FBP #67: Brian Carothers

2020-11-2601:19:50

Brian Carothers is a real estate agent with RE/MAX Select Realty in Moon Township, PA. He loves the real estate transaction process and enjoys helping people through one of the biggest purchases of their lives. Since social media's conception, Brian has learned to leverage it in a way not many other agents have. His persistence has resulted in great success. In the past, he was the host of a radio show in Atlanta, Georgia called "The Giant Show" and has always enjoyed making people laugh.  Brian talks about how authenticity and comedy on social media have helped him do more business, his real estate marketing strategy, the importance of seeing the silver linings during the craziness of 2020, and much more! Follow Brian: Facebook (Main Profile)  -  Facebook (Secondary Fan Page)  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  YouTube Check Out The "Scrambleeasy": Instagram Clint Hurdle Quote: "When your job brings people pleasure, people take pleasure in telling you how to do your job." (If you know Clint, tell him that he should be a guest on FBP with Brian) Brian's Top 3 Internet Videos: 1. Man Throws Shoes At Bush 2. Dopey Falls from Fantasmic Upper Level Onto Goofy at Disney's Hollywood Studios 3. Hilarious Irish Toddler Swearing "Fuckin Chucky" -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #66: Cory Herschk

FBP #66: Cory Herschk

2020-11-1801:25:57

Cory Herschk is a 3rd Grade Math Teacher at Dilworth Elementary School, Director of Hockey Operations at USA Ball Hockey, and the Head Coach of the Pittsburgh Gods. The sport of ball hockey has grown exponentially over the past 10+ years and Cory has been one of the driving forces behind its rapid growth. He's spent and continues to spend, countless hours working to make ball hockey a certified sport in the U.S. with the ultimate goal of getting it into the Olympics. While ball hockey is a significant part of Cory's life, it's not his only focus. By day, he is revolutionizing the way Pittsburgh youth are taught critical life skills. This is where Cory's creativity shines through. His lesson planning goes beyond the typical math class and instead, he incorporates entrepreneurship, personal finance, life skills, and more into his teaching. Cory shares the story of how he got into ball hockey, the details of what he and many others are doing to help #GrowTheGame, his innovative approach to educating our youth, his secrets on how he balances all of this with family time, and much more! Follow Cory: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Twitter Follow USA Ball Hockey: Email  -  Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Twitter  -  Website Follow Pittsburgh Gods Ball Hockey: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Twitter -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #65: Andrew Flowers

FBP #65: Andrew Flowers

2020-11-1101:09:00

Andrew Flowers is a student at Grand Canyon University (GCU) in Phoenix, Arizona with a great deal of ambition and experience at a young age. He co-founded a digital marketing agency at 18 and has been able to leverage the knowledge he gained from it over the past couple of years. Currently, he is the Student Vice President of Canyon Angels, an angel investment group partner with GCU. He's also doing an apprenticeship with ZorroSign, Inc., a digital transaction management SaaS platform built on Blockchain. ZorroSign is just one of many companies at Canyon Ventures, a startup business accelerator program at GCU. Andrew talks about his reasons for choosing GCU, how Canyon Angels is helping connect investors with companies, his experience with ZorroSign at Canyon Ventures, his podcast "The Show", and much more! Follow Andrew: Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Twitter  -  The Show Podcast Check out GCU, Canyon Angels, & Canyon Ventures! -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Nick DiSanti & Jimmy Farbo are Penn State University engineering graduates, investment partners, and great friends. They've both developed a burning passion for fitness and have been motivating each other since they met back in Happy Valley. Today, Nick works as a Sales and Operations Engineer at Carnegie Robotics and Jimmy is a Field Engineer at ExxonMobil. As they hone their skills, they are making big plans for the future including real estate investing, entrepreneurship, and more! Nick & Jimmy talk about the role fitness plays in their lives, their recent investment property purchase, how they balance their 9-5s and life, the importance of always moving forward, and much more! Follow Nick: Instagram  -  LinkedIn Follow Jimmy: Instagram  -  LinkedIn Follow Alex Connor: LinkedIn -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #63: Izaz Ahmed

FBP #63: Izaz Ahmed

2020-10-2801:15:48

Izaz Ahmed is a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and currently works as an Army Recruiter. He has a passion for service and has relished his time in the military thus far. He is also pursuing a degree in Aerospace Science and wants to work at a company like SpaceX in the future. As he plans for the future, Izaz is focusing on long-term investments in real estate and other assets as a way to make his money work for him. Izaz talks about his experience in the U.S. Army, his investment strategy, future plans, how to join the U.S. Army, and much more! Contact Izaz if you interested in hearing more about the U.S. Army!  Email  -  Facebook  -  Instagram -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #62: Jared Garasich

FBP #62: Jared Garasich

2020-10-2102:02:45

Jared Garasich is an avid dek hockey player at North Hills Dek Hockey & Cranberry Dek Hockey and an Archeologist specializing in the U.S. Northeast region. He has garnished some great stories and unique perspectives from his time on the road. When he is home on breaks, one of his favorite pastimes is playing dek hockey at the local Pittsburgh rinks and giving back to the community as much as he can. Jared talks about his passion for dek hockey, the impact it's had on his life, what being an archeologist is like, the best stories from his 4 years on the road, and much more! Follow North Hills Dek Hockey: Facebook  -  Website Follow Cranberry Dek Hockey: Facebook  -  Website -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #61: Bobby Sokol

FBP #61: Bobby Sokol

2020-10-1454:23

Bobby Sokol is a semi-professional hockey player on the Peoria Rivermen (SPHL) and the Port Huron Prowlers (FPHL). In the past, he played at Ringgold High School, Hobart College, and overseas in several European countries. Ball, roller, and ice hockey have been a huge part of his life since he was just 2 years old. As he continues to make new connections in the hockey world and in his community, Bobby aims to give back any way he can. He is the Co-founder of "Clutch Hockey Systems", an athletic training company that helps hockey players get to the next level. He also has a podcast called "A Bobcast of Stories" that focuses on sharing the stories of him and his friends in the hockey community. Bobby talks about how hockey has impacted his life, his passion for giving back to his community, the importance of always moving forward, and much more! Follow Bobby: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  Twitter Follow Clutch Hockey Systems: Facebook Follow A Bobcast of Stories: Anchor  -  Apple Podcasts  -  Facebook  -  Google Podcasts  -  Spotify -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #60: Brendan Milowicki

FBP #60: Brendan Milowicki

2020-10-0702:12:42

Brendan Milowicki is a student at Slippery Rock University studying Psychology and a fitness content creator on Instagram. He has a passion for helping others and is sharing his fitness knowledge with the world to create a positive impact. Brendan shares some keen insights on fitness, mental health, college, how 2020 has affected people, and much more! Follow Brendan: Instagram Follow Brendan's Fitness Content: Instagram -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
FBP #59: Ryan Rust

FBP #59: Ryan Rust

2020-09-3001:30:40

Ryan Rust is a full-time video producer at Guardian Protection, a freelance narrative director, and a volunteer firefighter. He graduated from The Pittsburgh Technical Institute in early 2015 and started his own freelance business, "Firedance Productions", shortly after. He is also establishing his personal portfolio under the brand "Ryan M. Rust Films" and aims to focus on narrative documentaries and other films. Ryan shares his thoughts on life as a filmmaker, his experience as a volunteer firefighter, his approach to marketing his brands as a freelancer, and much more! Follow Ryan: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Twitter  -  Vimeo  -  Website  -  YouTube Follow Firedance Productions: Facebook  -  Instagram  -  LinkedIn  -  Vimeo  -  Website  -  YouTube -------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for listening! FBP Website: fueledbyprogress.com YouTube: Fueled By Progress Instagram: @fbpapparel --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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