Business Growth, Self-Reliance, & Having a Vision— Park Roberts (E10)

Dec 09, 2019

Boulder Athletics owner and coach Park Roberts joins the podcast to discuss startup business tactics, establishing a vision, and why it is important to do hard things. Park directed Easton Training Center's Crossfit program for years and went on to open his own fitness gym, Boulder Athletics, in 2016.

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- Welcome to the Easton Online Podcast, I'm your host Eliot Marshall, and what this podcast is here to do, it's here to help you gain strategies and tactics and tools that...
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First Impressions, Trust Employees & Build People Up— Sarah Rochniak (E9)

Nov 25, 2019

Sarah Rochniak joins the podcast to discuss her role as Easton Training Center Boulder's Director of First Impressions, how to navigate employee relationships, and her experience as an extrovert in position of power. Sarah emphasizes the importance of not taking things personally, working for "the team," and taking the time to train people (even when this does not appear on your job description).

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- Welcome to the Easton Online Podcast. I am your host, Elliot Marshall....

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E8: Larry Dressler -- Authentic Engagement & Collaboration

Nov 11, 2019

This episode features Larry Dressler. Larry has designed and facilitated high-stakes conversations and advised leaders for over 25 years. He has mediated such meetings for Easton (to help align their purpose, core values and vision) as well as in settings ranging from the offices of Fortune 100 companies to a solar-powered chocolate factory in the Amazon. Larry has served as a trusted consultant to leaders at New Belgium Brewing, First Bank of Colorado, Facebook, Nike, and The Denver...

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E7: Sachi Ainge--Marketing and Healthy Business

Oct 28, 2019

Sachi Ainge is the Director of Marketing & Administration, part of the Easton Support Team. In this episode, Eliot talks to Sachi about her background, how she got involved with Easton and why her role evolved into the current position.

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- Hi Sachi, how are you?

- Hey, I'm good. How are you?

- [Eliot] How's the coffee?

- It's great, thank you.

- Good, good. Everyone has to, I have to, I don't know why I still ask that question, but I do.

- It's nice to start...

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E6: Peter Straub -- Candor, Authenticity, & Real Talks

Oct 14, 2019

Peter Straub is a BJJ black belt, and the general manager of Easton Training Center Littleton. In this episode, Peter sits down with Eliot to have a vulnerable conversation about their past together, personal growth along the way, and share stories about an Easton martial arts school in Littleton, CO that started with zero members and grew into a thriving, vibrant community all in about a year.

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- Guys, here we are, another episode. Easton Online take two. It's been a...

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E5: Jeff Ake -- Human Connections

Sep 30, 2019

This episode features Easton Black Belt, Jeff Ake. Professor Jeff shares the story of his beginnings as a martial artists to his challenging path to become General Manager of the Easton Arvada academy. Eliot and Jeff discuss the keys to overcoming his many both personal and professional obstacles. 

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- Welcome to Easton Online, thanks for comin'.

- [Jeffrey] Thank you for having me.

- I was a little late today, I'm sorry.

- [Jeffrey] That's okay.

-...

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E4: Vellore Caballero -- Achieving Success With Unity

Sep 16, 2019

Episode four features Vellore Caballero--BJJ Black Belt and General Manager of Easton Centennial. This episode further chronicles the company's efforts to build unity and cohesion--taking the entire organization to the next level. Vellore also shares the tactics he uses to build and run one of the most successful kid's martial arts programs in the world.

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- Hi guys, here we are. Episode four, with the Easton Online Podcast. Vellore Caballero, how are you.

- I'm good,...

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E3: Ian Lieberman -- Culture of Investment

Sep 02, 2019

This episode’s featured guest is Ian Lieberman--General Manager of Easton Training Center Denver and BJJ Black Belt. Ian is a self-proclaimed introvert who connects with hundreds of students and has been able to lead a thriving community of people invested in each other. Through the stories of his tenure with Easton, this discussion is all about how anyone can employ simple strategies and tactics to build rapport and pack the mats in their school.

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- Hi,...

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E2: Mike Tousignant--Management Is Caring About People

Aug 19, 2019

This episode features BJJ Black Belt and CEO of Easton, Mike Tousignant. Mike started out as the manager of the Boulder academy in Colorado when he was a purple belt. In his conversation with Eliot, he talks about his trials and tribulations, insigths and lessons learned on the road to get Easton where it is today.

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- All right, here we go. Another episode, the second episode of the Easton.Online Podcast. I'm stoked to be doing this. And man, I'm here with probably, I...

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E1: Amal Easton--Holistic Approach to Martial Arts Business

Jul 29, 2019

The 1st episode of the Easton.Online podcast features the man who started it all, Amal Easton. Host Eliot Marshall sits down with his teacher and business partner to discuss Amal’s story, his growing pains starting from a single academy in Boulder, Colorado to a more holistic approach which has created now 7 thriving BJJ & Muay Thai schools across the Denver metro area.

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- Who else to start with than the man, the myth, the legend himself, the creator, the...

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