Former Marine and private security operative Jason Stapleton joins Adam on this week's Take A Knee and they discuss Jason's time in the armed forces and private defense work and how that informed the next stages of his life as he became a media personality and expert on trade. Throughout the course of their conversation Adam comes up with a phrase that he feels is poignant and universal: 'Mediocracy Loves Company'.
Author, speaker, entrepreneur and sports management powerhouse David Meltzer joins Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. The guys get into David's start in sports management and his time working for the inspiration behind Jerry Maguire's character, Leigh Steinberg. They go on to discuss David's current partner and former NFL great Warren Moon as well as their shared experiences playing childhood football and what they both feel they were able to bring from the football field into the business world. They also discuss values and how imparting values into young people is an invaluable thing to do.
Lawrence Reed, President of the Foundation of Economic Education, stops by the show today to talk about FEE's new collection of essays The XYZ's of Socialism. Lawrence and Adam talk about where the new rise of socialism came from and why it has rang true with today's youth. They then talk about the contradiction inside of those who appreciate socialism and the merits of entrepreneurship.
Adam is joined this week by former Navy SEAL and the man who fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden Robert O'Neill. After briefly touching on Robert's OBL story that he told in detail on ACS the guys dive into the current state of our society and how some of the cultural changes we are going through are changing the base nature of what it is to be an American. The guys also explore the idea of how we are collectively spending too much times looking at our screens and how easy it is to find a hobby that will put you in the moment and the benefits of that
Loveline favorite and former drummer of Goldfinger, Darrin Pfeiffer joins Ace today to chat about the hey day of rock and roll. From trashing the Sex Pistols dressing room to infighting with band mates they cover it all. Plus Ace and Darrin talk about why it's important to look to the future and realize that nothing lasts forever.
Today on the show, Jesse Tevelow sits down with Adam to discuss how to best navigate a new world of entrepreneurship. Adam and Jesse talk about Jesse's company LaunchTeam and why a book can be the pillar of your brand. They then chat about Jesse's successes and failures in the world of business from a young age and how persistence is the key ingredient to a successful entrepreneur.