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Golden Nuggets of Minneninja, Tommy Laken, and

Already 6 weeks into this thing and the boys are running at high velocity with average qualities and incredible conversations delivering like Muhammad Ali (allegedly). This week’s guests include Jennifer Tavernier, a former American Ninja Warrior and fitness advocate empowering others through strength, Tommy Laken, Intern Sam’s best friend and Canadien advocate, and finally the 6th week straight of the Back End Show where we address some serious rumblings about the Backpocket.

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10 Important Backpocket Podcasts

If you’re a new Marketing Intern at the Backpocket (meaning you just started listening to our podcast),  119 episodes between SZN 1 and 2 is an incredible amount of episodes that we don’t expect you to listen to unless you’re a tier above the rest. So with that being said, we put together a list of our Top 10 favorite episodes that will catch you up and get you back on track for SZN 3.

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S2 E45 - Top 3 Golden Nuggets

Giselle is a entrepreneur, a motivational speaker, and confidence curator in the Twin Cities. She is the director of New Media at Media Bridge Advertising (mediabridgeadvertising.com) and she hired Andrew on about a month ago. We talk about her big transition from radio to media bridge and all the struggles, success, and how it all tied in with our story (spoiler: there is big time overlap).

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S2 E44 - Top 3 Golden Nuggets

Vinny Amendola is the co-founder of ALTR Fitness, a local HIT fitness gym in the North Loop (Minneapolis). Vinny was head of business operations for CORE POWER before he left to start ALTR with Kari Ament (COO of CORE POWER). They launched ALTR back in August of 2017 and a little over a year later they're one of the more prominent HIT fitness gyms in the Twin Cities. Enjoy our conversation with Vinny!

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S2 E43 - Top 3 Golden Nuggets

Vinny Amendola is the co-founder of ALTR Fitness, a local HIT fitness gym in the North Loop (Minneapolis). Vinny was head of business operations for CORE POWER before he left to start ALTR with Kari Ament (COO of CORE POWER). They launched ALTR back in August of 2017 and a little over a year later they're one of the more prominent HIT fitness gyms in the Twin Cities. Enjoy our conversation with Vinny!

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Decky's Big Break

I showed up to Acme and was greeted by The Backpocket boys and a few other fellow backup producers. (Side Note: Acme Comedy Company is the premier comedy club in the Twin Cities and known for bringing in national talent weekly. Supposedly, if an open mic participant messes up or goes over their time allowance, they’re not welcomed back. Yup, Declan scheduled his first ever comedy routine at this place. What could go wrong?). Declan was clearly showing signs of nervousness. Talking extra fast, heavy breathing, pacing in circles, you name it, he was doing it. We then found our seats and patiently sat through a few other first time acts that were also clearly nervous and, as you might imagine, not very funny. Finally, Decky “The Big Cheese” Brown made it up on stage.

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S2 E42 - Top 3 Golden Nuggets

This week’s podcast features Mark Metry, a 21 year old entrepreneur who founded Vu Dream and runs a top 100 podcast called the Humans 2.0 podcast. At the age of 12, Mark was running a Youtube Channel showcasing him playing Call of Duty and had 35,000 subscribers. At the age of 15, Mark started his own Minecraft server and 7 months after her started it he had the #1 server in the world. At the age of 21, Mark stars on The Backpocket and we had a killer conversation unpacking his journey as a immigrant from Egypt and the success he’s had in his 21 years on this earth.

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Sundays: Undoubtedly the Best Part of Adulthood

For the first 22 and a half years of my life, Sunday’s were probably the second worst day of the week. Now, they are easily the second best day of the week and arguably the first on a wildly average weekend. That’s one helluva turnaround if you ask me. Congrats Sunday, the new Most Improved day of the week.

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Getting Bread with the Backpocket

Thank you for swiping up to get this bread. The bread which we wish to share with all of you is humility. We are the Backpocket podcast, a growth and development podcast that delivers content in a lighthearted, comedic fashion every week. In other words, we’re the Backpocket Bakery.

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