Tell Us Your Story - Northern California

Natasha Cantrell & Anthony Lopez

Welcome to Tell Us Your Story, the podcast that tells the diverse stories of businesses, leaders, and influencers throughout Northern California. Our mission is to ignite inspiration, foster education, and bring our community together. Join us as we unravel the path to achievement, discovering how these remarkable businesses and leaders navigated obstacles, conquered hardships, and transformed failures into success. Their stories will leave you reinvigorated and inspired with invaluable leadership insights and equipped with practical advice to overcome the challenges on your journey towards success.

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Shaping Society Through Service: Holly Andreatta on Education, Politics, and Grounded Leadership
Feb 15 2024
Shaping Society Through Service: Holly Andreatta on Education, Politics, and Grounded Leadership
Join us for an enlightening and uplifting conversation this week with special guest Holly Andreatta. When the paths of education and politics converge, extraordinary stories emerge. Holly, a beacon of committed service within the Lincoln, California community and beyond, joins us to share her narrative that weaves through classrooms and council chambers alike. The former Mayor and current council member, who also shapes minds as an Advancement Officer at Jessup University, brings to the table a rich tapestry of experiences, reflecting the profound impact of faith, leadership, and community engagement.This episode is not simply an interview; it's an exploration into the heart of what it means to guide with conviction and nurture future generations against the backdrop of a changing societal landscape. Holly recounts her transitions - from the laughter-filled corridors of middle schools to the decision-laden halls of local government. Her candid discussion on the intricacies of merging personal beliefs with public service and the cultural shifts within our education system over decades offers a rare glimpse into the life of someone who has steadfastly served her community while upholding her principles.Rounding off our conversation, Holly's insights into leadership will leave you inspired and perhaps reevaluating your own involvement in the local community. Her stories of Lincoln's strategic growth, the vital role of local businesses, and her work at William Jessup University highlight the importance of emotional investment and integrity in creating a thriving society. This is a clarion call for engaged, compassionate leadership - one that Holly Andreatta not only advocates for but embodies.
Inking Life's Stories: Artistry, Veterans, and Community with Tattoo Maestro Sonny Batten
Feb 8 2024
Inking Life's Stories: Artistry, Veterans, and Community with Tattoo Maestro Sonny Batten
This week's guest is tattoo maestro Sonny Batten from Kinetic Ink. Sonny unravels his life's tapestry, inked with stories of artistry and service to veterans and first responders. There's a raw grace in Sonny's recounting of his childhood in Hartford City, Indiana, shaped by a family of artists and the lessons from "Rich Dad, Poor Dad." His narrative doesn't shy away from the turmoil of divorce or the teenage rebellion that charted his course towards the buzzing tattoo guns instead of the military drumbeat.Imagine a world where the ink on your skin is more than a statement—it's a saga of survival, resilience, and homage. Kinetic Ink stands as a sanctuary within this realm, a place where Sonny and his team transform skin into a canvas of honor for those who've served. Our conversation peels back the layers of the tattoo industry, revealing the not-so-glamorous path of apprenticeship, the evolution of an artist, and the ideal dynamics of client collaborations. Every tattoo tells a tale, but it's the shared journey of artist and muse that weaves the most profound narratives.At Kinetic Ink, these stories are anything but silent. Flags, coins, and patches make up the fabric of this community hub, where Sonny's passion project of offering discounts to veterans and first responders fosters a haven of gratitude. This episode is more than a listen; it's an intimate expedition through the life of an artist dedicated to the beauty of giving back—one tattoo at a time. Join us, and be inspired by Sonny's tale of art, transformation, and the indelible impact of community service.
Choosing Your Trajectory and How It Is Possible with Laurie & Aaron Rollins of Wallbeds "n" More
Feb 1 2024
Choosing Your Trajectory and How It Is Possible with Laurie & Aaron Rollins of Wallbeds "n" More
This week we host Aaron and Laurie Rollins, the entrepreneurial duo behind Wallbeds “n” More, join us to unfold their story of weaving together the threads of marriage and business. Their tale is not just about love and business, but also a testament to the resilience found in a blended family and the triumph over conventional wisdom that says you can't have it all. They debunk myths about the necessity of college degrees and shine a light on the value of mentorship and sales experience in carving out a successful career path.  Strap in for a narrative rollercoaster, where personal and professional worlds collide with electrifying synergy and surprise weddings! As we navigate through the nuances of running a business with your spouse, we uncover the delicate art of communication and the growth that comes from embracing unexpected roles. From the emotional labor of sales to the crossroads of career decisions post-college, our conversation with Aaron and Laurie offers a raw look at the sacrifices and rewards that come with chasing the entrepreneurial dream. Their story is punctuated with anecdotes of personal growth, illustrating how sometimes the biggest risk can lead to the most rewarding chapter in life.  Finally, we cap off our journey with practical wisdom for anyone standing on the precipice of business ownership. Aaron and Laurie reveal how they transformed Wallbeds “n” More from a humble venture into a flourishing enterprise, doubling their revenue and persevering through the pandemic's turbulence. They dish out advice on starting and scaling a business, the importance of happiness, and the significance of imparting entrepreneurial spirit to the next generation. So, if you're eager to discover how to navigate the high seas of business amidst the winds of personal commitment, this is an episode you won't want to miss.
Athletic Mindset and Entrepreneurial Adventures with Donovan Lopez and Handre Reinecke
Jan 25 2024
Athletic Mindset and Entrepreneurial Adventures with Donovan Lopez and Handre Reinecke
This week we bring you the inspiring stories of Donovan Lopez and Handre Reinecke, the dynamic duo affectionately known as DLO & DRE! In our sit down, Donovan and Handre unravel their intertwined narrative, from growing up together as teammates in the basketball community to becoming lifelong friends. They've taken the principles of teamwork and discipline learned in the gym and applied them to their lives post-graduation. Their stories are a masterclass in pivoting passions, embracing growth, and transforming sportsmanship into a business acumen that transcends athletics. Listen in as they detail three key areas of their story:Basketball Journey: We dive into the heart of their basketball careers, as they relive the highs, lows, successes, and setbacks of the game. Donovan and Handre share the raw, authentic stories of their athletic pursuits, which resulted in well-deserved Hall of Fame titles at Rocklin High School. Discover how they navigated it all, what they learned, and the advice they want to pass on.Athletic Disciplines in Everyday Life: Explore how these young athletes seamlessly translated their experiences on the court into everyday disciplines. Donovan and Handre discuss the profound impact of applying athletic principles to their daily lives, where Donovan is currently studying at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Handre deciding to forego college and start a personal training business.  They share insights on discipline, perseverance, and the importance of passing on these valuable lessons to others.Building a Business and Brand: At the ripe age of 22, Donovan and Handre are boldly taking a leap into entrepreneurship. Hear how they're navigating the challenges of building a business and brand from the ground up. From the risks they're taking to the passion driving their venture, this segment unveils the determination and ambition fueling their entrepreneurial journey.This one isn’t just for the athletes. It’s for the dreamers, it’s for the ones willing to put in the work, it’s for the ones willing to follow their passion, and it’s for the bold. This one is for you!
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Chasing Dreams and the PaZa Winery Experience with Zane Dobson
Jan 18 2024
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Chasing Dreams and the PaZa Winery Experience with Zane Dobson
We may have been cloaked in darkness and down poured with rain while recording this episode, but the story shined a light that trumped it all as we sat down with PaZa Winery Owner, Zane Dobson. His story, woven from Oklahoma roots to the fertile slopes of Auburn, California, is a toast to passion, precision, and the pursuit of dreams. Journey with us through the intimate evolution of PaZa Winery, a tale brimming with dedication, community spirit, and the meticulous artistry of cultivating vineyards and crafting wines.  Imagine trading the adrenaline rush of Porsche track racing for the patient nurturing of grapevines. This episode unveils the tapestry of life that our guest Zane has crafted. His odyssey spans from methodical life choices in engineering to the thrill of racing, and into the embrace of winemaking. Uncover his disciplined approach to hobbies that range from tennis to cars, and witness how a fervent passion for the vintner's craft has fashioned a vibrant and disciplined life story, ripe with focus and diverse interests.  Pull up a chair, pour yourself a glass, and glimpse the behind-the-scenes magic of PaZa Winery's personalized wine club and their dog-friendly, picnic-perfect vineyard. This episode is an exploration of the Dobsons' hands-on approach, from the art of grape selection to the nuances of yeast and organic cultivation. It's a heartfelt reflection on the challenges of harvest, the planning required in agriculture, and how they've captured the essence of their winery's charm in every bottle. So, join us as we uncover the beautiful synergy between life, love, and the pursuit of a dream nestled amongst the vines.
Finding Fulfillment on Life's Winding Road: Adaptability in Tech and Ties to Community with John Kostecki
Jan 11 2024
Finding Fulfillment on Life's Winding Road: Adaptability in Tech and Ties to Community with John Kostecki
Join our conversation with John Kostecki, a Director of Product Strategy at Oracle, whose journey reminds us that the roads we take in life can lead to unexpected and fulfilling destinations. From changing career paths to the highs and lows of young love with his wife Susan, John's personal anecdotes are as rich and layered as the product strategies he crafts. His transition from a budding geologist to a tech titan is not just a study in adaptability but a testament to the serendipity of life's twists and turns.As we navigate the ins and outs of a career with Oracle that spans over two decades, John's insights into seizing opportunities and the critical role of networking are invaluable for anyone looking to climb the corporate ladder. His candid reflections on advancement underscore a career shaped as much by relationships as by skill. Whether you're an aspiring professional or a seasoned expert, John's story is a powerful reminder that our careers are not just defined by what we do, but by the people we meet along the way.  John steps us into the vibrant tapestry of Northern California's Rocklin and surrounding areas, where he has woven his love for community and family into the very fabric of his life. Whether he's discussing his golf league camaraderie or the tight-knit nature of local youth sports, it's clear that for John, home is where the heart is—and the heart is deeply embedded in Rocklin.His commitment to work-life balance showcases a man who values the importance of personal connections as much as professional achievements. Spend the next 60 minutes walking in John’s shoes and see what gems you find!
Overcoming The Odds, Figuring Out Who You Really Are, and Balancing Work and Wellness with Yvonne Pire.
Jan 4 2024
Overcoming The Odds, Figuring Out Who You Really Are, and Balancing Work and Wellness with Yvonne Pire.
The airwaves come alive with the season two premiere of Tell Us Your Story Northern California! This episode isn't just a chronicle; it's a voyage through the formidable life of Yvonne Pire, whose journey from a turbulent childhood to a distinguished Air Force career and onto entrepreneurial success embodies the spirit of our community. Yvonne, with her blend of tenacity and grace, illustrates not only personal triumph but also the wisdom she's gleaned from a life that's been anything but ordinary. Her story is one of grit and the transformative power of embracing the full spectrum of life's experiences.Transforming from Yvonne's early struggles of chaos and abuse to the empowering atmosphere of her creation The Rising Zone, where the integration of work and wellness forms the heartbeat of her vision. Key in on the following themes that are weaved throughout Yvonne's story:Overcoming the Odds: A story of resilience and tenacity. From a tumultuous upbringing that seemed insurmountable, she defied the odds and became a symbol of hope. Engross yourself with the narrative of Yvonne's life, showcasing the strength of the human spirit in overcoming adversity.Taking Risks: Discussing the decisions she made, the leaps of faith she took, and the valuable insights gained from navigating uncharted territories. Her journey serves as an inspiring testament to the transformative power of taking risks.Passion for Work and Wellness: A central theme revolves around Yvonne's fervent commitment to both work and wellness.  Yvonne's dedication to this dual focus shines through in her innovative approach to coworking, striking a harmonious balance between work and a healthy lifestyle.Then there's the Rising Zone itself – a sanctuary where the balance between strength and serenity is not just a concept, but a practice. Here, Yvonne's commitment to wellness echoes in every corner, from the Strength Zone that echoes with the clink of weights to the Zen Zone, a serene space for minds seeking quietude. She emphasizes the importance of creating a space that not only fosters productivity but also prioritizes personal well-being. Her reflections on aging, self-awareness, and the richness of life are reminders that our journey doesn't end with success; it evolves with the wisdom we gather along the way. Join us, as we're not just sharing stories—we're igniting the flames of inspiration that will light up Northern California and beyond.
Leading with Values, Staying Curious, and Seeking Discomfort with Randy Stone
Oct 19 2023
Leading with Values, Staying Curious, and Seeking Discomfort with Randy Stone
In this enlightening episode of Grandpa & The Millennial, we sit down with Randy Stone, a seasoned Vice President of Strategy and Operations.  With over 25 years of experience he shares lessons learned throughout his tenure with companies like Oracle, Salesforce, and Slack.  Randy's challenge to name our top 5 values sparks a profound conversation that delves into the core of leadership and personal growth.Our engaging discussion centers around three pivotal topics:1. The Power of Curiosity: Randy emphasizes the importance of curiosity as a driving force in both personal and professional growth. We explore how nurturing your curiosity can open doors to new opportunities and set you apart in your journey.2. Leading with Values: The heart of our conversation revolves around leading with values. Randy inspires us to reflect on what we truly value in our lives and how those values can guide our actions, decisions, and leadership. We delve into the process of defining and aligning our values with our professional and personal lives.3. Embracing Discomfort for Growth: Challenging the status quo and continuously leaning into discomfort is a theme that resonates throughout our discussion. Randy's insights into pushing your comfort zone and embracing the unknown serve as a powerful catalyst for personal and professional development.Whether you're an emerging leader, a seasoned professional, or simply seeking to enrich your understanding of leadership and self-discovery, this episode offers timeless wisdom and actionable takeaways.Join us for an episode that combines the best of leadership principles and is sure to leave you motivated and equipped to lead a life infused with curiosity, values, and unceasing growth. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired by Randy's wisdom and perspective.
Leaders Are People Too: From Lessons to Law Firm, Sacrifice & Support, And the Devastating Fentanyl Epidemic with Tracy Hunckler
Oct 12 2023
Leaders Are People Too: From Lessons to Law Firm, Sacrifice & Support, And the Devastating Fentanyl Epidemic with Tracy Hunckler
In this compelling episode of Grandpa & The Millennial, we have the privilege of sitting down with Tracy Hunckler, an accomplished attorney and Partner at her own law firm. Tracy's remarkable journey takes us from her early life's hard-earned lessons through her experiences in law school and her flourishing career that ultimately led to her becoming a partner. In this heartfelt conversation, we explore three pivotal themes that shape Tracy's narrative from both a personal and professional lens. 1. The Power of Support Systems: Tracy's journey underscores the significance of having a strong support system. We delve into the sacrifices and unwavering commitment that often accompany such support. Her story serves as a testament to the immeasurable impact of the people who stand by us through life's trials and triumphs. 2. Navigating the Tapestry of Communication: Tracy provides valuable insights into the complexities of communication. We discuss how individuals give and receive information differently, and the importance of approaching communication with awareness and compassion. Her perspective sheds light on the art of building bridges through understanding. 3. Confronting the Fentanyl Epidemic: Tracy shares her deeply personal experience with the fentanyl epidemic, which took her son’s life. We delve into this life-altering encounter, exploring the broader implications of this crisis on individuals, families, and communities. Tracy's story serves as a poignant reminder of the need for awareness and compassion in addressing such profound challenges. Leaving us with gracious tips on attempting to find light and perseverance after tragedy. Throughout this episode, Tracy's authenticity, resilience, and wisdom shine through, offering lessons and inspiration for listeners of all backgrounds and generations. Whether you're on the cusp of your career, deep into your professional journey, or simply seeking a fresh perspective on life's challenges, Tracy Hunckler's story is bound to resonate with you. Join us for an episode that combines personal growth, professional success, and a commitment to making a positive impact in the world. Tracy's journey is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of perseverance. Don't miss this opportunity to be moved and motivated by Tracy's inspiring narrative.
Throwback Thursday! Learning & Earning Leadership with Guest Number 1 - Jason Woodward
Oct 5 2023
Throwback Thursday! Learning & Earning Leadership with Guest Number 1 - Jason Woodward
This week is a bit of a throwback! We have revamped the conversation with our very first guest Jason Woodward. In this riveting episode, we invite you to join us for a captivating conversation with Jason Woodward, a seasoned leader with an illustrious 30-year career, and our first official guest of G&M.Jason's journey commences with his very first job at the tender age of 12. From there, we delve deep into his experiences, learnings, and the transformative relationships that have sculpted him into the remarkable leader he is today. The heart of our conversation revolves around three central themes: 1. Learning Through Experience: Jason's leadership journey is a testament to the power of learning through hands-on experience. We explore the pivotal moments and challenges that have served as his most potent teachers, helping him refine his leadership approach over the years. In his words this is where you “learn and earn leadership”. 2. Forging Meaningful Connections: Central to Jason's leadership philosophy is the art of forging genuine connections with his team. We delve into the significance of these relationships in fostering a productive and collaborative work environment. Delving into a few examples that he would redo if given the chance. Discover how meaningful connections can elevate team dynamics and drive success. 3. Mentorship that Blossoms: Throughout his journey, Jason has benefited from mentor relationships that have not only guided him but also enriched both parties involved. We unravel a couple secrets to finding and nurturing mentor relationships that facilitate personal and professional growth. As we explore Jason's unique insights, experiences, and pearls of wisdom, you'll get a glimpse of the transformative power of leadership, continuous learning, and the profound impact of meaningful relationships in the professional world. Join us in uncovering the profound journey of Jason Woodward – a mentor, a learner, and a true exemplar of the art of leadership. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights that will inspire your own leadership path.
Intention, Adaptability, and Life Changing Travel with Richard Conner
Sep 28 2023
Intention, Adaptability, and Life Changing Travel with Richard Conner
Join us as Richard Connor takes center stage to share his remarkable journey, spanning over 17 years in marketing and management roles, both domestically and internationally. An inspiring episode that highlights the pursuit of becoming better. Richard's story is one of determination and continuous development. He's navigated through challenging leadership positions, emerged stronger with each challenge, and thrived by embracing change. All while having a passion for family, running, engineering, electronics, and travel. In this episode, you'll gain invaluable insights from Richard's wealth of experiences, including:The Power of Adaptation: Learn how his journey was marked by transformative moments that required him to adapt and evolve. His story underscores the importance of embracing change as a catalyst for personal and professional growth. Taking Calculated Risks: His journey is a testament to the rewards of taking calculated chances. Hear his advice on when and how to seize opportunities and navigate the fine line between risk and reward. Being Intentional: What you prioritize and put effort into is what will be happen. Richard shares some advice on how and when to do this. Join us as Richard shares his inspiring narrative, peppered with insights from years of experience, resilience, and seizing opportunities. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just embarking on your own leadership journey, this episode will offer you something! Tune in to "Grandpa & The Millennial" for an episode that will motivate and inspire you to embrace growth, follow your passions, and take chances on your path to success. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a true leadership trailblazer.
How to Elevate Performance: Operational Excellence, Incentives That Work, and Building A Culture of High Performance
Sep 21 2023
How to Elevate Performance: Operational Excellence, Incentives That Work, and Building A Culture of High Performance
Get ready for an electrifying episode of Grandpa & The Millennial as we continue our captivating Elevate series. In this third installment, we're delving into the intricate world of elevating performance through strategic processes, meaningful incentives, and a culture of high expectations.Join your dynamic duo hosts as they uncover the keys to unlocking peak performance in your team. This episode is a blueprint for operational excellence, motivating your team in a way that truly matters, and fostering a culture where high expectations are the norm.Here's what you can expect:Operationalizing Excellence: Aligning and fine-tune your processes for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Discussing practical insights on streamlining workflows, bringing the team in, and ensuring your team has the processes to operate at its peak.Meaningful Incentives: Motivating your team with incentives that matter. We discuss the art of recognition, rewards, and creating a workplace that values and appreciates every contribution.A Culture of High Expectations: High-performance teams thrive on high expectations. Set and communicate clear expectations that challenge and inspire your team to exceed their limits and be about it from the top down.Throughout the episode, your hosts share real-world examples, success stories, and actionable advice. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights. Tune in to "Grandpa & The Millennial" for another game-changing episode in our "Elevate Series." It's time to supercharge your team's performance like never before.
How to Elevate Teams by Having a Vision, Setting Stretch Goals, and Holding Them Accountable!
Sep 14 2023
How to Elevate Teams by Having a Vision, Setting Stretch Goals, and Holding Them Accountable!
In the second installment of our three-part series on elevation, we focus on three essential keys to elevating teams. We share ideas, personal anecdotes, real-world examples, and actionable tips around 3 key topics: having a clear vision, setting ambitious yet attainable goals, and holding your team accountable for success. This episode is packed with actionable takeaways for leaders of all generations and stages. In this episode, you'll discover: Crafting a Vision: The value of developing a compelling and inspiring vision for your team that aligns with your organization's mission. We provide practical steps to help you articulate a vision that motivates and unites your team. Setting Stretch Goals: Find out how stretching your team's capabilities with challenging goals can drive innovation and excellence. Sharing proven strategies to set goals that push boundaries while ensuring they remain achievable. Accountability in Action: Accountability is the linchpin of effective leadership. Explore actionable techniques for holding your team accountable without creating a culture of blame. Discover the power of constructive feedback and progress tracking. Fostering a culture of consistency being key. Spend some time with us thinking and reflecting on where you stand in these areas. Are you investing in yourself, your team, your capabilities? Whether you're a seasoned leader or a budding one, this episode will equip you with the tools you need to elevate your team to new heights.Tune in to gain valuable insights and actionable advice that will help you become a more effective and visionary leader. Don't miss out on this engaging discussion on team elevation – it's another must-listen episode from "Grandpa & The Millennial"!
How To Elevate Individuals by Identifying Potential, Meeting Them on the Journey, and Finding Ways to Challenge!
Sep 7 2023
How To Elevate Individuals by Identifying Potential, Meeting Them on the Journey, and Finding Ways to Challenge!
This week we are switching it up! Join us as we start a 3-part series exploring the idea of elevating individuals, teams, and performance. Great leaders don't just manage; they elevate those around them. In our discussion, we uncover key traits and skills that set these leaders apart, enabling them to foster a culture of growth and empowerment within their organizations.We start this series with a focus on the individual. Discussing values and providing actionable take-aways to be practiced on the following 3 key points:Spotting Potential: How astute leaders have a knack for identifying hidden talents and skills in their team members. Thinking beyond job titles and embracing the diverse strengths that make your teams extraordinary.Meeting Individuals Where They Are: Effective leadership is about recognizing that everyone is on a unique journey. We explore how great leaders tailor their approach to nurture each individual's growth, whether they are just starting out or reaching new heights in their careers.Creating Opportunities for Challenge: Challenge is the catalyst for growth. We dive into strategies for creating an environment where individuals are encouraged to step out of their comfort zones and take on new challenges, ultimately reaching their full potential.Whether you're a seasoned executive, an aspiring leader, or simply curious about the dynamics of leadership, this episode is packed with valuable insights that can help you elevate yourself and those around you. Join the Grandpa & The Millennial as we share secrets of leaders who are truly making a difference by unlocking the untapped potential in individuals and propelling them toward greatness. Don't miss this episode – it's the beginning of your guide to becoming an inspirational leader in today's dynamic world.
Seizing Opportunity Out of Adversity, and Defining Success with Rich Watts
Aug 17 2023
Seizing Opportunity Out of Adversity, and Defining Success with Rich Watts
Welcome to another heartfelt episode of "Grandpa and the Millennial." In this captivating installment, we sit down with a remarkable guest, Rich Watts, Partner at Peterson Watts Law Group, LLP, to delve into the profound themes of family, self-belief, and conquering life's challenges.Family and Support System: Our conversation takes a heartwarming turn as we explore the significance of family bonds and the essential role they play in shaping our lives. Rich Watts shares personal anecdotes and insights, highlighting how his own family's unwavering support has been instrumental in his journey to success. From childhood stories that instilled values to the power of intergenerational connections, we delve into the timeless lessons that only family can impart.Belief in Oneself: As the conversation unfolds, we shift our focus to the critical topic of self-belief. Rich Watts draws from his wealth of experiences to illuminate the transformative effect that believing in oneself can have on achieving dreams. We discuss the pivotal moments that shaped his confidence and how nurturing a strong sense of self-worth can empower individuals to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities that once seemed out of reach.Overcoming Adversity: No life story is without its share of challenges, and Rich Watts opens up about his personal battles and triumphs. From daunting professional hurdles to personal setbacks, our guest candidly shares how he turned adversity into a driving force for growth and resilience. His journey exemplifies the power of determination, perseverance, and a refusal to be defined by life's setbacks.Tune in to this enlightening episode of "Grandpa and the Millennial" as we unravel the profound connection between family, self-belief, and surmounting life's adversities with our exceptional guest. Get ready for an inspiring conversation that will leave you motivated to strengthen your own support system, foster unshakable self-confidence, and conquer the challenges that come your way.
Love For The Game: Coach Tom Tran's Dedication To The Kids, The Life Lessons, and The Shoes
Aug 10 2023
Love For The Game: Coach Tom Tran's Dedication To The Kids, The Life Lessons, and The Shoes
Get ready to be inspired as we sit down with the remarkable Tom Tran, a true beacon of leadership, mentorship, and selfless dedication. Join us in this engaging podcast episode as we delve into the life and journey of Tom, a man who has chosen a path of impacting lives and shaping futures. Tom's passion for coaching and mentorship shines through his role as the Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Sierra College and his growth of Norcal Dynasty. With a heart that beats for helping others, Tom has taken on the monumental task of coaching up to 100 kids at once, igniting their passion for basketball and nurturing their growth, both on and off the court. Beyond the basketball court, Tom's impact ripples through the lives he touches. His commitment to mentorship is a testament to his character, as he invests time and energy into shaping the next generation. Tune in to discover Tom's insights on the art of mentoring, the transformative power of leadership, and the unwavering dedication it takes to truly make a difference. And here's a little teaser – we couldn't help but notice that Tom has a unique collection of Nike shoes that will leave you speechless. Trust us, you'll want to hear this part! Join us for a heartfelt conversation that will leave you inspired and motivated to embrace the path of leadership, mentorship, and making a positive impact. Tom Tran's story is a testament to the fact that the true measure of a person's greatness lies in their ability to uplift and empower others. Tune in now to uncover the life and legacy of Tom Tran – a coach, mentor, and overall exceptional human being.