MIKE'D UP! with Mike DiCioccio

Mike DiCioccio

This podcast provides a platform for our guests to share their experiences and inspire our listeners to be brave and bold in pursuit of their dreams.

As you listen, we invite you to explore how these concepts apply to your own story.

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Mark Marinaccio has his hands on nearly all things music. He’s a pianist, keyboardist and vocalist in bands of his own and in the recording studio. He’s a songwriter with an illustrious and diverse résumé, a composer of film scores and an arranger in the genres of jazz, rock, classical and pop - to name a few. He’s musically directed several successful performing groups, including jazzy-dance-funk octet BeArthur, nine-piece corporate event band Party of Nine and his own shape-shifting ensemble Mark Marinaccio and Friends. Lately, Mark’s been producing artists from various genres under the umbrella of Windtree Theory, a production team he owns with Los Angeles-based Michael Ballacchino “Just Fine”, the brand new single and music video featuring Sara Rogers and Hayden Fogle was released on Thanksgiving Day Look for collaborations over the next year with artists such as Jaden Coronado, Emily Rodriguez, Ali Critelli and Alex McArthur.   Tune into the Official "Just Fine" Music Video here: https://youtu.be/ImGJuW7iAAI   Follow Mark: IG: https://www.instagram.com/markmarinacciomusic/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarinaccioMusic   Follow Windtree Theory: IG: https://www.instagram.com/windtreetheory/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/windtreetheory © Just Fine (feat. Sara Rogers) by Windtree Theory   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio   7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us   SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Nov 29

1 hr 15 min

Kanchan is making waves in two of the biggest show biz and media capitals of the world, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. She’s a charismatic entrepreneur who has successfully launched and grown Crumbs & Whiskers Cat Cafes when she was only 24 years old! In addition to their great coffee and cozy cafes, Crumbs & Whiskers provides a safe and nurturing environment where cats are given a loving temporary home while waiting to find their forever families. Kanchan’s inspirational book “Dear Me, I Love You” is now available for Pre-Order! The Poetic Memoir follows her journey of healing from abuse and trauma. Follow Kanchan: Official Website: https://kanchanofficial.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xkanchanx/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kanchan-singh-82445178/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@xkanchanx Follow Crumbs & Whiskers: Official Website: https://crumbsandwhiskers.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crumbs_whiskers/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crumbsandwhiskers Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Nov 22

41 min 51 sec

Lucas is a 2 Time Argentinian Rugby Champion who currently plays for the Sarlat Rugby Team. Off the pitch, he’s the Global Team Lead at UNIQORN Incubator-Accelerator as well as two of its startups; FORMATION.GG and ChallengerX. He’s a student of engineering, management, economics, and is self-taught in nutrition and fitness. Follow Lucas: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucascaneda/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lukicaneda/ Formation.GG: https://formation.gg/en Uniqorn: https://uniqornincubator.com/ Sarlat Rugby: https://sarlatrugby.com/   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Nov 15

40 min 33 sec

Martha is a nurse, writer, and humanitarian with a passion to help improve the lives of children in her community as well as the global community. She penned her incredible life journey in her books 'Lead With Your Heart' and ‘Enjoy the Journey’ and she is joining us to share her inspirational story. Welcome to the show “Mother Martha”, Martha Hoy!   Follow Martha: IG: https://www.instagram.com/marthahoy33/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/annmarhoy Facebook: facebook.com/leadwithyourheartmartha Enjoy the Journey BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Enjoy-Journey-Virginia-became-Mother/dp/1736267000/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Lead With Your Heart BOOK: https://www.amazon.com/Lead-Your-Heart-Martha-Hoy/dp/1733593926 Mother Martha Family Foundation Website: https://mothermarthafamilyfoundation.org/   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Nov 8

34 min 3 sec

Judith is one of those rare individuals who can make you laugh while you’re going through a painful experience. She's a highly-skilled and highly-rated Divorce Mediator with 11 years experience; as well as 9 years in private practice family law. She’s the Founder of Divorce Resource, Inc., providing mediation and filing services for divorces, legal separations, paternity cases and well...she’s essentially a paralegal on steroids! Her philosophy is to Be Honest and Authentic, Speak from the Heart, and Take Responsibility for Your Actions! Welcome to the show, Host of the Amicable Divorce Podcast, Judith Weigle! Follow Judith: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judith-m-weigle-65b1268/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/theamicabledivorceexpert Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JudithMWeigle/ Podcast: https://theamicabledivorceexpert.com/ Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Nov 1

1 hr

Cam is an absolute craftsman in the true sense of the term, he’s physically built homes, including his own...he’s also built multiple successful businesses; he’s built teams; he’s built an incredible NETWORK of friends and CONNECTIONS and as a RVP with Primerica, he helps people build and grow their FINANCIAL BLUEPRINT within their HOUSEHOLDS. Cam is an amazing Father, brother, friend, and an impactful leader! Follow Cam: IG: https://www.instagram.com/cam_borowiec/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/camborowiec LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronborowiec/ Website: livemore.net/camborowiec   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us   SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Oct 25

43 min 52 sec

Kari Schwear is a perpetual life-learner, a 7-time career-path conqueror; a speaker, writer, coach, and entrepreneur! She’s also a former gray area drinker that struggled with understanding how and why she landed there...and she’s here today to help you have a better relationship with your vices and ultimately with YOURSELF! Kari is the Founder of GrayTonic and the Question the Drink℠ movement. Follow Kari: Website: https://www.graytonic.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/gray_tonic/ LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karischwear/ TW: https://twitter.com/graytonic1 FB: http://facebook.com/kari.schwear Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Oct 18

1 hr 10 min

Jeffrey Holst is driven by his “Last Life Ever” mentality and has scratched off many travel destinations on his bucket list. He’s a high-performing real estate investor that’s passionate about helping people live the BEST possible version of their lives. After an incredible comeback story, he is a self-made millionaire with over 250 residential units in his personal RE portfolio.  He is the Co-Host of the Old Fashioned Real Estate Show and also the Last Life Ever Podcast. Learning to Live the Best Version of My Last Life Ever Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_m0cxsSd8U   Follow Jeffrey: LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffreyholst/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/holstjd TW: https://twitter.com/Jeffreyholst Peronsal Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT7t8_MoZnlBr4nUg7AARqA Personal Website: https://www.jeffreyholst.com/   Old Fashioned RE Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/OldFashionedRealEstate Old Fashioned RE Website: https://oldfashionedrealestate.com/   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Oct 11

49 min 17 sec

Angie Dobransky is an award-winning coach, trainer, author, and speaker who shows people how to reach RADical success using The Success System in their lives and businesses. She empowers business owners and executives to build outstanding companies, achieve their vision, and IMPACT THE WORLD! Angie runs transformational retreats in BAHA, Mexico, and is intentional about spending time at the beach, and she also travels the world to experience its beautiful wonders. Her 5 Star book, Life Lessons in Success: Wisdom to Win the Game of Life is available on Amazon.   Follow Angie: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yourpartnerforsuccess/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/angiedobransky/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/angiedobransky Website: radstrategic.com   Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio   7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us   SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Oct 4

34 min 42 sec

Constanza is the Founder & CEO of Hearts Need Art: Creative Support for Patients and Caregivers. As a singer, adolescent leukemia survivor, speaker, and thought leader in the field of Arts in Health, she is on a mission to humanize healthcare through the arts! Constanza is the recipient of the 2018 Graceann Durr Humanitarian Award and was selected as one of the Top 100 Healthcare Visionaries by the International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare for 2021. Her work has been featured in various publications such as ThriveGlobal, Authority Magazine, Ticker News, National Association of Teachers of Singing, and the cover of MD News Magazine. Welcome to the show, Co-Host of Arts for the Health of It podcast, Constanza Roeder! This is a very special episode for many reasons: most notable, it’s Constanza’s birthday, it’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, It’s Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s also episode 100 of #MikedUp! Follow Constanza: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/constanza... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/constanzaro... Personal Website: https://constanzaroeder.com/ Official Hearts Need Art Website: https://heartsneedart.org/ Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Sep 27

49 min 35 sec

Pete Cann joins #MikedUp to add positivity and laughter into your day by showcasing the power of Laughter Yoga! Yes, you read that right! Tune in to hear Pete explain it’s benefits and you’ll have the opportunity to join in on the laughter and feel its amazing benefits first hand! Pete is a committed innovator and risk-taker, and rarely takes the easy route to success, often finding himself following roads less travelled. Cue the laugh track and welcome to the show, Pete Cann, The Laughter Man! Follow Pete: Website: https://PeteCann.com Laughter and Positivity with Pete Podcast: https://petecann.com/podcast/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/petecannthelaughterman/ LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thelaughterman/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/thelaughterman Follow Mike: IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Sep 20

46 min 39 sec

Rosa Ponce de Leon helps business professionals reach optimum performance, fulfillment, and helps them navigate their unique path to success. She joins #MikedUp to help YOU find yours as well. She’s a Keynote Speaker, a Career Strategist, a Leadership Coach, and the host of Powerful at Work Radio. Follow Rosa: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosa-ponce-de-leon/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RosaPoncedeLeonCoach Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rosaponcedeleoncoach/ Website: https://rosaponcedeleon.com/ Follow Mike:  IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio Become A Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mikedup 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Sep 13

1 hr

Ben has been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Leaders TWICE in the airline industry and is known as a trend setter...he’s recognized widely for his role in transforming Spirit Airlines into the world’s first “Ultra Low-Cost Carrier”...he’s been a game changer at multiple airline companies over the last 3 and half decades. Today, Ben is the CEO of Diemacher and serves on the board of directors with JetBlue and Six Flags Entertainment. Welcome to the show, host of the Airline Confidential podcast, Ben Baldanza! Follow Ben: Websites: https://airlinesconfidential.com | https://diemacherllc.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/b-ben-baldanza/ Follow Mike:  IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio Become A Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mikedup 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Sep 6

55 min 22 sec

Marquel is arguably one of the BEST when it comes to revenue growth for coaches and consultants. He’s a multimillion-dollar revenue generator, best-selling author, and Rapid Business Growth Strategist. His sharp-shooting approach to lead generation has helped coaches and consultants pull in more than $250 million in client success stories, billions of ad impressions, millions of high-quality leads and 10’s of thousands of clients. Welcome to the show, the King of Client Attraction, Marquel Russell! Marquel’s Websites: https://marquelrussell.com/ https://www.workwithmarquel.com https://PaidAdPlaybook.com Follow Marquel: LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marquel-russell/ TW: https://twitter.com/MarquelRussell IG: https://www.instagram.com/marquelrussell/?hl=en Follow Mike:  IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio Become A Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mikedup 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Aug 30

49 min 25 sec

Jeff Altman is known as The Big Game Hunter. He has over 40 years of experience helping companies hire talent AND also helping people find work.  He is the host of JobSearchTV.com on YouTube and No BS Job Search Advice Radio, the #1 podcast in Apple Podcasts for job search. Jeff has written several books, blogs and guides on job hunting & hiring. Follow Jeff: The Big Game Hunter: https://thebiggamehunter.us No BS Coaching Advice: https://nobscoachingadvice.com Job Search Coaching HQ: https://jobsearchcoachinghq.com Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheBigGameHunterTV LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thebiggamehunter/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheBigGameHuntr Follow Mike:  IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio Become A Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mikedup 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!  

Aug 23

1 hr 1 min

D. Scott Smith is known as a Motivational Listener and earns 100% of his business through referrals and growing relationships. He’s a coach, mentor and a speaker working with businesses and individuals across the country. He created the Independent Planner, an analog calendar with a unique daily Goal Tracking system created for solo entrepreneurs, freelance professionals, and small business owners.                  His latest book “Motivational Listener: Be Interesting by Being Interested” is out now! Follow D. Scott: Website: https://www.dscottsmith.co/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/d_scott LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dscottsmith/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/D-Scott-Smith/e/B07K77WDPM/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1 Follow Mike:  IG, FB, LI, Clubhouse: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio Become A Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mikedup 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon: https://www.socialchameleon.us SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!  

Aug 16

1 hr 4 min

Dr. Tracey C. Jones is nationally known for her leadership expertise, as well as her ability to connect on a core level with her audiences. She brings with her four decades of experience across four different industries, including graduating from the US Air Force Academy; serving as an officer for twelve years! Tracey certainly practices what she preaches and is a lifelong learner…earning her PhD in Leadership and an MBA in Global Management. Profits from her company supports The Tremendous Trust, which has provided over 1.3 million dollars in donations both locally and globally over the last eight years! Her latest book is titled Spark: 5 Essentials to Ignite the Greatness Within. Follow Tracey: Personal Website LinkedIn Instagram Facebook Twitter Follow Tremendous Leadership: Website Podcast Instagram Facebook Twitter Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Become a Patron 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon SUBSCRIBE, SHARE & LEAVE A REVIEW!

Aug 9

1 hr 2 min

Robert is an active first responder, protecting the streets of New York for the past 13 years, serving as NYPD Police Officer and Detective! He has witnessed, firsthand, the hardships that the brave men and women who serve their communities face both ON and OFF duty. In his first 3 years as CEO and Founder of Fund the First, he has built the nation’s leading crowdfunding platform for first responders and military! Welcome to the show…Chairman of the Fallen First Reserve non-profit AND host of the Heroes First Podcast…Robert Garland! Official Fund the First Website Fund the First Facebook Fund the First Instagram Fund the First Twitter Fund the First LinkedIn _______________________________ Connect with Mike DiCioccio Become a Patron SUBSCRIBE, SHARE, AND REVIEW!   Be Great & Be Grateful, Mike  

Aug 2

1 hr 2 min

EVERYONE tuning in will benefit from this interview…because there’s a 100% chance that you fall into one of these buckets…either you WANT to get your money right…you NEED to get YOUR money right…or your money is FLOWING and you want to keep it GROWING. Welcome to the show, Budget Planning Expert, the Founder of Mills Knows Bills…Amelia “Mills” Bender!

Jul 26

51 min 28 sec

Bernard is the Founder and CEO of RE Royalties Ltd., a royalty financing company focused on providing alternative capital solutions to small to mid-size renewable energy companies. They have created a new innovative platform to “Uber-ize” the ability for investors to invest in renewable energy projects.  Follow Bernard: LinkedIn Instagram Facebook Twitter Website Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon  

Jul 19

58 min 22 sec

Graham Brown is no stranger to podcasting, he’s hosted over 500 podcast episodes, including Asia Tech and is currently the host of Podcast Maps. He’s a published author on the subject of The Digital Transformation of Communication, works including "The Human Communication Playbook", “The Mobile Youth: Voices of the Connected Generation” documenting the rise of mobile culture in the early 2000s in Japan, China, Africa and India and “Brand Love – How to Build a Brand Worth Talking About”. Graham is the Founder of Pikkal & Co…an AI driven B2B Podcast Agency in Singapore.   Follow Graham: LinkedIn Youtube Twitter Instagram Website Free Podcasting Guide from Graham Unpacking the Steve Jobs Storytelling Technique   Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter More Mike'D Up! 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

Jul 12

53 min 1 sec

Jake has a personal passion to understanding human eyesight - and has spent the past 20 years in vision biology science, exploring natural myopia control.   His message: Your eyes are healthy, you can get back to seeing without glasses!  Jake hosts the Web’s largest vision improvement community with many tens of thousands of participants and has written over 1,200 articles on vision biology and myopia control.  He has 3.1M+ views on Youtube Channel: Endmyopia® Welcome to the show (semi-retired) stock trader and investor, Jake Steiner! Follow Jake: Twitter Instagram Endmyopia® Facebook Group Youtube Website Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter More Mike'D Up! 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

Jul 5

1 hr 1 min

Jen is a Mindset Coach, Speaker, Registered Nurse, and the Author of “Recalibrate”, a book that provides a new perspective to help recalibrate your energy, and help you gain the clarity and momentum that will bring you TRUE happiness! Follow Jen: Website Book: Recalibrate Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

Jun 28

53 min 59 sec

Eric Bond helps entrepreneurs and athletes execute in big moments; enhancing personal and financial freedom. He’s a Corporate Leader, Coach, Former NCAA Student-Athlete, and host of “The Competitors Mentality” Podcast. Follow Eric: Eric's Website Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

Jun 21

49 min 11 sec

Judy is no stranger to wearing many hats…she’s a mother, an emergency room nurse, a High Performance Coach and also a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy for 7 years as a Hospital Corpsman. She Guides Military and Veteran Entrepreneurs to Increase their Productivity; Improve their Well-Being, and Attain a Healthy Work-Life Balance! This week, we’re #MikedUp with Judy Skilling! Judy's Website Follow Judy: Facebook LinkedIn Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

Jun 14

42 min 48 sec

Chip Baker is a fourth generation educator;  teaching and coaching for 22+ years. He is a multiple time best-selling Author, Youtuber, Podcaster, Motivational Speaker, and Life Coach.  Chip is the creator of the The Success Chronicles, a Youtube channel that features his interviews highlighting diverse guests that share positive, inspiring stories, and motivation. I recently had the honor of being a guest myself! Welcome Chip Baker to the show! More Mike'D Up!

Jun 7

43 min 25 sec

Mary Jenkins is the Founder, President, and CEO of the COC, a non-profit organization on mission to help cancer patients SUCCEED on their ROAD TO RECOVERY through Awareness, Emotional Support and Financial Relief. Inspired by the great adversity that she was facing while battling cancer; Mary created and designed the COC to provide the crucial resources to others that were simply not available to her during her battles. ✔️ 2X breast cancer SURVIVOR ✔️ Founded The COC ✔️ Helped Raise 500K+ for cancer patients ✔️ 14+ Years of Service ✔️ 4,000+ Needs Assisted ✔️ Real-Life Superhero The COC Official Website Follow Mary: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

May 31

52 min 18 sec

Ed Squire has over 20 years of experience as a business consultant for Fortune 500 and global companies throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. In 2018, he started a nonprofit called 'Me Too, What Now' that raises awareness about childhood abuse and trauma. He is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse from multiple incidents from ages 4-10. Ed’s mission is to 'Help survivors of childhood trauma conquer the effects of fear, shame, and dysfunction to live with identity, power, and purpose.’ MeTooWhatNow Website and Free E-Book Follow Ed: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast by Social Chameleon

May 24

1 hr 8 min

Natalya Berdikyan is the founder and CEO of Life By Design Academy and Frontline Consulting, a firm that helps individuals and organizations grow to their full potential; beyond existing borders and boundaries. She is originally from Moscow and has lived in the USA, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and Germany. She has over 20 years of experience in building businesses in various sectors and geographies. In this interview we discuss always challenging the status quo, embracing, and managing change. Being an entrepreneur at heart, she also sits on various boards including Entrepreneurs' Organization. Natalya consults with businesses and coaches leaders, delivers, keynotes, and trains around the world. She holds an MBA with a focus in HR and a BA in International Business Management, specializing in Marketing. At age 16, she was an exchange student from Russia that studied in California. She lived with 4 families and attended 2 schools in 1 year. Today, she’s a yoga practitioner, painter, and active traveler, experiencing life to its fullest potential! Follow Natalya: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Follow Mike: Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Twitter 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast: Social Chameleon Official Site  

May 17

1 hr

Lou Everett and Sherri McManus are known for their highly effective coaching, teaching, and speaking on the importance of personal growth and how it impacts our Influence as a leader. They are Certified Leadership Coaches and Corporate Trainers with more than four decades of combined experience. They have trained and received mentoring from well-known coaches & teachers from the likes of Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar, Brian Tracy, John Maxwell, Jack Canfield, Paul Martinelli and many others!

May 10

51 min 2 sec

Carl Buccellato is a private investor, who serves on a variety of boards, including the President’s Advisory Council on Real Estate. Throughout his storied career as a businessman, he’s advised and led many high growth companies. He Co-Founded Homeowners Group, a real estate services company, where he served as President and CEO from 1982 to 1996. From 2008 to 2012 Carl served as CEO of e-commerce company SavingStreet. He penned his journey through life and titled it To Every Page a Turning…it debuted in April and has been receiving rave reviews! What an honor to welcome to MIKE'D UP!…a man of many incredible stories…Carl Buccellato! Carl's Book: ToEveryPageATurning.com

May 3

30 min 45 sec

Matt Ode was diagnosed with Stage 3 Testicular Cancer at the age of 24. He was then hospitalized in the Cleveland Clinic ICU for 53 days, forcing him into a 2 week coma, where he suffered complete kidney and liver failure and went into cardiac arrest. He had an open abdominal wound from hip to hip and went from a healthy 185 pounds down to 110. Needless to say, he had to start his life over from rock bottom. Due in large part to his health & fitness background as a personal trainer, his strong mindset, faith, and an amazing support system, he is now weighing in at 200 lbs AND has been cancer free now for 4 YEARS! He is on a mission to share his story so he can help individuals overcome adversity in their lives, discover their purpose and give them the courage and tools to go out and conquer their dreams. Matt Ode Official Site

Apr 26

1 hr 6 min

Doug Roy began his journey into magic at the young age of nine. He was inspired by old-time greats such as Harry Houdini and Harry Blackstone, and current greats David Blaine and David Copperfield. His style of magic is strong, yet personable, and always includes a touch of humor! He is a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians…and has been performing professionally for over 13 years. Doug now performs virtually, all over the world!  Welcome to the show, “Master of the Unexpected”, Doug Roy! dougroymagic.com

Apr 19

1 hr 2 min

Patricia Love is known as RahRah, for her positive energy as a Cheerleader of life! She is a motivational women's empowerment coach with nearly 30 years of experience in Real Estate. Patricia discovered through books how she can use her thoughts and words to change her mood, her outlook on life, and even shape her future. She is on a mission to motivate and empower women & girls to find their inner strength and their voice, to take control of their life, and LIVE THE LIFE THEY WERE BORN TO LIVE! Patricia authored the brand new book SEEN AND (UN)HEARD. A Little Girl’s Journey From Silence To Empowerment. She's an author, coach, storyteller, realtor, volunteer & the founder of The RahRah Coach, empowering women to flip “I can’t” into “I can”! Website: PatriciaLove.com Facebook: TheRahRahCoach Instagram: CoachPatriciaLove Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Seen-Heard-Love/dp/1951503376

Apr 12

1 hr 6 min

Mike is the President of the Americas for Tritium, a global powerhouse and technology leader in DC Fast Charging solutions.    He is presently a NeoCharge Board member; a home charging company, and advises for start-up AmpUp a software company focused on EV charging management.
 He was formally the CEO and Board Director at Blink Charging ($BLNK) responsible for their NASDAQ listing and also held executive positions at Schneider Electric and other energy efficient companies. 
 Mike is the author of “Electrify Your Business” and contributing author to “Ready Set Charge California”. He started his career at Intel and holds a BSEE from University at Buffalo.    Follow Mike Calise on LinkedIn MikedUpPodcast.com

Apr 5

1 hr 13 min

Michelle is an inspirational children’s author who recently won the 2021 Mom’s Choice Award. Her energy, love for children, and zest for life is admired by everyone who knows her. After discovering her adopted son was profoundly deaf in both ears, she made it her mission to provide him with everything he needed to live his best life. After Mickey’s surgery, the journey truly began. Michelle is a realtor whose background involves restaurants, always helping other people, and dedicating time at multiple charities in her community. She also coaches her sons soccer team and makes sure that he has the courage to be his optimal self! Welcome to the show, author of Mickey on the Move: a heartfelt true story that will inspire you, Michelle Wagner! Michelle’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/michelle.wagner.napa_valley/ Mickey On The Move IG: https://www.instagram.com/mickey_on_the_move_/ Purchase Mickey On The Move: https://mascotbooks.com/mascot-marketplace/buy-books/childrens/picture-books/mickey-on-the-move/

Mar 29

36 min 35 sec

Jordan is an Image Strategy expert who is passionate about helping people transform the way they show up in the world. She founded a concierge personal styling firm that focuses on eliminating the confusion and insecurities associated with determining how to dress. She’s spent the last decade studying the connection between confidence, self-perception, and impression, after recognizing the power of implementing actionable wardrobe techniques and strategic mindset shifts. Her company has taught over 1,000 men and women how to leverage a confident, put-together image, in order to open up abundant opportunities in both their personal and professional lives. Her company trains entrepreneurs, business leaders and corporate executives in the foundations of ‘power dressing’ from some of the country’s preeminent companies, with the likes of Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Berkshire Hathaway, E! Entertainment, Starbucks and Disney.

Mar 22

46 min 17 sec

Travis is an active-duty officer in the United States Navy; former Vice President of Books by Vets; a board member at the S.H.I.N.E. foundation. He’s put in 1,500 volunteer hours, raising over $500k as a fundraiser; provided seed money for 6 startup nonprofits. He’s also an event coordinator and published author. Dedicating 15 years of service to help 400 families payoff $6 million dollars in debt…he’s made it his mission to “Help the Helpers”. Travis has relocated an unbelievable FIFTY times…36 of them happened before graduating high school; he was in and out of foster homes as a child…survived 2 murder attempts, and is now blessed with a beautiful wife and two children. I’m honored to have him sit still long enough to record this interview. Welcome to the show, host of The NonProfit Architect, Travis Johnson!

Mar 15

1 hr 12 min

Terri has more than 40 years of business experience, encompassing work with OVER 6,000 business owners and entrepreneurs in a variety of industries. She specializes in business growth, sales, and marketing AND can be found delivering passion-filled keynote speeches; hosting her podcast and also writing dozens of bestselling books! She has a proven track record of building businesses from the ground up and helps entrepreneurs become more profitable. Welcome to the show...the Founder of Heartrepreneur, teaching business owners how to do business heart-to-heart, Terry Levine!

Mar 8

50 min 56 sec

Preston is a speaker, trainer and coach focusing on mental health and recovery from addiction. His mission is helping create a solution to normalizing mental health and addiction by making coaching, counseling and other mental health & addiction supports as common as going to the gym, hiring a personal trainer or going to a group fitness class. Welcome to the show…the host of The High Cost of Anonymity Podcast, Preston Moore! Follow Preston: IG: https://www.instagram.com/kprestonmoore FB: https://www.facebook.com/k.preston.moore Podcast: https://anchor.fm/preston-moore Follow Mike: IG: https://www.instagram.com/mikedicioccio LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikedicioccio FB: https://www.facebook.com/mikeduppodcast Social Chameleon Free Guide: 7 Tips to Launch Your Podcast: https://socialchameleon.us  

Mar 1

54 min 53 sec

Marty launched Chicago’s largest job search networking and coaching organization; comprised of over 8,000 members…10 of which are landing new jobs each week during COVID-19. Over the past 10 years his online networking meetings, webinars, workshops and coaching services have helped over 2,000 individuals land new career opportunities. His experience also includes 18 years with Motorola, launching several “industry first” wireless products AND he also served as COO for STATS Inc, the nation’s leading sports data company which was the inspiration behind the book and film Moneyball. To add to his already impressive career, Marty spent time on an assignment in Tokyo with Dentsu Inc., the world’s largest advertising agency, where his writing frequently appeared in Time and Newsweek magazines. Welcome to the show, the Founder and CEO of the NorthShore Executive Networking Group, Marty Gilbert!  

Feb 22

57 min 20 sec

Zeb founded Harmony Health Medical to provide a new approach to health care by combining both traditional and alternative options to help patients with chronic illnesses improve their long-term health. Having studied and worked as a pediatric gastroenterologist, she is uniquely able to achieve better overall health for children AND adults using NEW approaches and PERSONALIZED therapies. Welcome to the show, Dr. Zeb Memon!

Feb 15

43 min 17 sec

Eva is a nationally recognized motivational keynote speaker and Oral Cancer Survivor. Exuding the kind of onstage charisma that cannot be taught, she delivers compelling stories that speak volumes and leave a lasting impression. The impact and influence of her presentations motivated her to create a model for consulting and coaching story development for building businesses.  Rev up your storytelling IQ as we’re about to dive into the power of story. She believes facts alone may be easily forgotten; provide a story and they’ll never forget! Welcome to the show: speaker, survivor, storyteller, and the founder of Six-Step Screening, Eva Grayzel!

Feb 8

1 hr 5 min

Amber has spent many years implementing SAP solutions for Fortune 500 companies. She uses human centered design processes to build solutions that address the unique productivity and collaboration challenges faced by freelancers and small companies as they grow their business. She is also a regular author and speaker on a variety of tech topics. Welcome to the show: the Founder of Wonderly Software Solutions, Amber Christian! Subscribe & Tune Into More Mike'D Up!

Feb 1

1 hr 10 min

Dr. Jamil Sayegh is an international life, business, and relationship coach, integrative naturopathic physician, master NLP practitioner, and the author of 20 Steps to Your Next Breakthrough. He works with leaders and high performers from all walks of life including world-champion athletes, best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and business professionals to create an extraordinary life without regret. Website: jamilsayegh.com

Jan 25

1 hr 2 min

Holly has spent the last 15 years in new product development dreaming up crazy ideas from how to “kill bugs dead” to developing new ice cream forms that hit shelves in 2020. She loves thinking about things that the world needs and figuring out how to MAKE THEM HAPPEN! When she was pregnant, she began thinking about what types of books she wanted to fill her library with. She started searching for an inspirational book highlighting role models…and when it didn't exist, SHE decided to write it.   As a mom, there are few things that excite her as much as seeing who her child will become. She’s on a mission to inspire her daughter and other children to not only "dream" - but to also "do". Welcome to the show, Author of Dream It & Do It, a Reader’s Favorite 5 Star new release…Holly Sharp! Holly's Website Dream It & Do It Instagram Dream It & Do It Facebook More #MikedUp​

Jan 18

1 hr 12 min

Tou Ger coaches unfulfilled overachievers who are sick of feeling like something is missing…they are ready to create meaning in their work AND in their life. He’s trained through one of the world's finest coaching programs, Accomplishment Coaching, and takes his clients on an experience that is both unique and practical.  Tou Ger’s on a mission to create a world where people love living life, and is committed to making sure that you are both successful AND fulfilled.  Tou Ger's Website: https://www.tougerlee.com More #MikedUp: https://linktr.ee/mikedicioccio

Jan 11

1 hr

Dawnmarie is an incredible and inspiring fighter…for decades she’s been battling the chronic autoimmune disease Multiple Sclerosis that has impacted her life in many different ways. Through her journey of learning about the disease, personal self-care and well-being, an idea was sparked that would allow her to share with others the experience of health, self-care, mindfulness, restoration and positivity. By helping others heal and paying it forward, this has in turn helped to foster her own continual healing. Dawnmarie has gathered with leading wellness allies and experts to create a multi-dimensional program that approaches every aspect of healthy well-being. Dawnmarie Website Dawnmarie Instagram More Mike'D Up!

Jan 4

45 min 40 sec

Greg is an internationally recognized speaker, management consultant and author. After retiring from his first career at age 38, he went on to become a partner at one of the top management training firms in North America, where he was able to help increase revenue by 18 times.  He has presented over 2,000 lectures to tens of thousands of professionals and business owners – and has a unique ability to teach management, leadership, and sales in a way that produces real results in the real world.  Greg is currently involved in running four different companies and loves every minute of it. Naturally, his book, Fun at Work, lays out the exact methods he’s used that has allowed him to achieve massive success and actually enjoy what he does EVERY single day.

Dec 2020

52 min 45 sec

Gina is a multiple #1 International Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Empowerment Coach and Profits Enhancer for Enlightened Leaders with over 30 years’ experience of transformational leadership.  She’s the Founder of Genuinely You and has developed a variety of personal and professional programs to support success. For over 20 years, Gina ran her award-winning school, for the most part from a wheelchair…after overcoming a life threatening injury in which she had to learn how to walk again, twice, as an adult. She works with leaders who are becoming more aware that there is a new way: One which requires the courage to discover the new emerging version of yourself. Illuminating The Way For Enlightened Leaders…welcome to the show…Gina Gardiner!

Dec 2020

1 hr 7 min