Mitchell Chadrow, host of the #ListenUP podcast, reached out to me a little while back asking if I would be interested in being on his show. At first, the imposter syndrome kicked in, “I’m just a sidehustle coach, why would he want to have me on.” “Who’s going to want to hear an hour of me talking.” Realizing that this confrontation was taking place in my brain, I took a dose of my own medicine, jumped in and said yes. I am glad I did. When I have a coaching conversation or am talking advice with anyone, I don’t typically spend a lot of time talking about my own personal story. I should probably have already known that this is a mistake to keep quiet and not share. After all, we’ve learned since we were all kids that sharing is a good thing.
Your story is what connects you to other people
I shied away from telling my story because I figured, everyone has a story, what makes mine so special? Actually, I realized that is just exactly the point! I have a story, you have a story and if we share that with one another, we will find connections that bond us together more tightly than perhaps we could’ve before. Those connections create a foundation for building healthy, deep relationships long into the future.
We are in different chapters of our stories
Maybe someone will hear my interview with Mitchell that is earlier on in their journey, facing some of the same challenges I have faced. While that part of our stories may be similar, I hope hearing mine helps them read ahead a little and know that if they just persevere, chose what they want next and begin working towards it, they can build a better version of themselves. I look to others further along than me on the journey and take comfort that if I just keep pushing, maintain the right intentions, it is all possible.
Sharing is serving
By just talking through my story, highlighting those nuggets of connection and the challenges and triumphs of my path, I am actually being of service to those who are listening. So simple. So critical to building the legacy I want.
While this isn’t an advertisement to go out and listen to the interview, I hope you do. You can find my interview with Mitchell in iTunes and www.mitchellchadrow.com/show030. I hope you find it useful and get out there and tell your story.
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By Jared Therrien
"I started 'listening up' when I heard a few Drexel classmates and professors were interviewed by Mitchell. After listening to their stories, I ended up listening to over 20+ episodes while driving to job sites for my own start-up. Hearing other entrepreneurs' stories and struggles is extremely motivating. The show makes you think critically about your own journey. I have applied the advice learned on this show to my business and will surely continue to listen."
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"Mitchell Chadrow's interviews are so engaging because he asks the questions the listener is thinking. He offers an interesting mix of topics and guests who share interesting insights and info."
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By Startup Success aka - Nick Delmonico Founder Strados Labs
"The Mitchell Chadrow show provides me with a platform to learn about startup stories in an unscripted fashion. Often times, startup content is tailored around a few quick tips for success or a word of advice. The ListenUp Show provides the audience with real stories from real entrepnuers who are answering questions unscripted and on the spot. As an entreprenuer in the wearable health technology space, I found it very beneficial to tell my story and to answer the challenging questions that Mitchell asked that made me think about my business in a different way."
By Gabster79 aka JD Carlson Host Retireholiks
"I cant say enough good things about this podcast. Mitchell does his homework on his guests, he asks all the right questions and you can tell that value for the listener is his top priority. As a business owner I am always looking for inspiration, ideas and guidance to help me run a better business and get more out of life......this podcast is a great resource to do that."
Inspirting + Insightful Interviews
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"This was an interesting podcast because it had real and practical recommendations for others who are thinking of starting their own business and work process. It's always interesting to hear the experience of others plus understand how they are thinking as they move forward past successes and "not so" successes. This particular show is well worth the time to get your creative juices flowing as you build your independent career path."
Personable and Good Hearted
"Mitchell does an excellent job reaching out and really connecting people with the tools for success he wants to help others succeed by reaching out you youthful entrepreneurs and trying to understand their thought process and help guide them. Really great show."
By Chris L Lin Founder Flip Wallet
"Really great! Helpful content, good audio quality. As somebody in Delaware, the local nature of the guests is really cool."
"Thank you so much for these podcasts Mitchell! Not only are they informative, but they are entertaining. Don't just listen, but take notes! These podcasts. and the lessons provided, can be life changing!"
Excellent! Mitch is the man!
By MikeyG10 aka Michael Digiordano Founder Rental Rater
"I was recently interviewed by Mitch on the podcast about my startup Rental Rater and about entrepreneurship in general for young people. I throughly enjoyed Mitch's warm and inviting personality! Listen up!"
By BigPhilly29 aka Philip Smith
"I stumbled upon the podcast and became a subscriber. Chadrow is an intelligent yet down to earth host with an engaging interview style. His insights as an experienced professional and father are entertaining. His guests are often entrepreneurs eager to share their successful philosophies and strategies. In a crowded podcast space, the Chadrow show stands on its own. Great show!"
Entrepreneurship with Business and Legal Slant
By Jason's and Ian's dad
"Fascinating and insightful journeys into the interesting lives of cutting edge entrepreneurs. Mitch Chadrow thoughtfully drills into lessons learned and relevant pearls of business wisdom. Chadrow exposes us to a different level of guest and perspective previously not addressed by the podcast community."
Really enjoyed listening in
"This is such a great podcast. I enjoyed listening to the amazing things other entrepreneurs are doing in the community. It is very inspiring and educational."
Great guidance for your career and life
By mikewchan Founder Go and Grow Podcast
"Mitchell is a great interviewer and asks some tough questions about careers and life and gets a lot out of his guests. This is a great listen if you want to learn more about the different ways to achieve success!"
By Michael & Bonnie aka Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey - Co-founders Barefoot Wine authors Barefoot Spirit
"Mitchell's podcasts are filled with news you can use. As an entrepreneur himself, he appreciates what budding and growth phase entrepreneurs need to move ahead. He seeks out and interviews the most interesting and content rich guests who can add value to your business!"
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"These podcasts are entertaining. easy to follow, and motivate and inspire all people to seek out higher goals and motivate individuals to pursue avenue in order to reach their goals. They are informative and down to earth, real, discussions that help people on the road to self improvement and self fulfillment. I will be looking ofrward to more and will make it a point to listen to them as they become available."
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"I listened to the first three podcasts from host Mitchell Chadrow, and was both entertained and inspired, by both Mitchell's personality and the diverse views of achieving success by both of Mitchell's guests in the podcasts. I was particularly impressed with Mitchell's guest in podcast #3, Stephen Warly, who's freestyle nonconformist approach to success in his career extending to his life, I found particularly refreshing and inspiring. Along with Mitchell's down to earth personality and easy going demeanor the messages brought in these podcasts are both entertaining and compelling and give listeners insights to reaching one's goals and success. Very much looking forward to the next podcast."
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