Joe Lafko is a Marine Corps veteran and entrepreneur from Dallas, TX. Originally from Central Florida he served four years of active duty in Fort Worth, TX, and eventually settled full-time in DFW. After leaving a promising career in politics Joe made the leap of faith into a Dallas based apparel start-up Mizzen+Main and never … Continue reading Interview with Joe Lafko – Episode 38
Major Dodge is an actor, producer, and writer originally from New Albany, Indiana. He is a former college wrestler and MMA enthusiast, and is best known for his film Bomb City (2017) based on the controversial story of late punk rocker, Brian Deneke. Other notable work includes the internationally acclaimed Behold the Noose (2014). In … Continue reading Interview with Major Dodge – Episode 37
Hey folks. This is a different format than the usual Texas Titan Podcast. In this episode I review one of my favorite recent reads, “Choose Yourself” by James Altucher. I want to start doing more book reviews for you, my listening audience. I know who precious your time is, and reading is a major intellectual … Continue reading Book Review “Choose Yourself” – Episode 36
Mr. Crawford is a Co-founder and President of Coltala Holdings. He has over 15 years of experience in investing, asset management and building operating teams. As a Managing Director of Avesta Holdings, Mr. Crawford led business development activities; identified capital and acquisitions, special situation opportunities and managed key investor relationships. Mr. Crawford helped build Avesta’s … Continue reading Interview with Edward Crawford – Episode 35
As Jacob and David were walking into a 7-Eleven, a homeless man approached them begging for money. Jacob reached into his pocket, pulled out a five-dollar bill and gave it to the homeless man. When the man reached for it, Jacob maintained a tight grasp. The man suddenly turned and looked up at Jacob, holding the bill tightly.
Think of a famous chef, and adjectives such as "serious," "rigid," or even "arrogant " may come to mind, not so with Johnny Carrabba. Johnny's style of cooking is, well, fun. Talking about his PBS show, Cucina Amore, with uncle and fellow chef Damian Mandola, Johnny says, "We're having fun… I mean that's what cooking … Continue reading Interview with Johnny Carrabba – Episode 33
This week I continue my conversation with Austin. Dallas-based entrepreneur Austin Eudaly made his name in oil and gas, but a recent pivot has led him to the completely disparate industries of film and online dating.
Dallas-based entrepreneur Austin Eudaly made his name in oil and gas, but a recent pivot has led him to the completely disparate industries of film and online dating. He began working in the oil and gas industry in 2005 holding positions for Meredith Land & Minerals Co., Flatiron Energy Partners, and most recently served as managing partner at … Continue reading Interview with Austin Eudaly Part 1 – Episode 31
Jim Bayless is an attorney, former U.S. government official, and current Texas gubernatorial appointee with broad expertise in the intersection of business and government. For over 35 years Mr. Bayless has represented and counseled domestic and international corporate clients on legislative and regulatory matters before the federal, state, and local governments. Prior to founding his … Continue reading Interview with Jim Bayless – Episode 30
Willie Baronet is the former owner and creative director of GroupBaronet (now MasonBaronet). His advertising and design work has been featured in Communication Arts, Graphis, AIGA Graphic Design Annual, New York Art Directors Annual, The One Show, Print Casebooks, Annual Report Trends, The Type Directors Club Annual and Annual Report Design: A Historical Retrospective 1510-1990, organized by the … Continue reading Interview with Willie Baronet – Episode 29