Episode 19 – Peter Weisz: Why You Should Record Your Life Story



Is it enough to transfer a lifetime of wealth to future generations of a family—or is it equally important for elders to pass on the history and core values of a family? 

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by Peter Weisz, founder of Peter Weisz Publishing. Peter has written nearly two dozen biographies, helping people document their life stories in a manner that shines as a lasting legacy. Peter explains why people decide to tell their life stories, and how it helps pass family values and history to future generations.

You’ll learn: 

  • How technology has made it surprisingly easy to write, publish, and distribute a book
  • Why a memoir is much more than just a litany of accomplishments
  • Three solid reasons to place values over valuables
  • How to use other tools to record your story
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how to tell the story of your life in your own words.

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Peter Weisz | Peter Weisz Publishing | High Octane: a Rearview Mirror Retrospective by Jim McCormick and Peter Weisz


Episode 18 – Rob Thomson: An Insider’s Look at the Real Estate Market



The real estate business has changed drastically over the years, and Florida is currently one of the hottest markets in the U.S. Learn how an experienced real estate pro views these trends.

In this episode, Cary Stamp converses with Rob Thomson, Florida real estate expert and owner of Waterfront Properties, to gain insight into the current market conditions in Palm Beach County and beyond. Join Cary and Rob as they discuss the secret to Rob’s tremendous success and share tips for people who are relatively new to the real estate business.

You’ll learn: 

  • How Waterfront differentiates itself from thousands of real estate agents in the market
  • The pivotal role that the Internet plays in boosting the visibility of a business
  • How to keep up with rapidly growing demand during hot markets
  • How being tech savvy provides a significant advantage in the fast-paced real estate business
  • The biggest mistake made by business owners, according to Rob
  • And more!

Tune in now to stay ahead of the curve in the real estate market!

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Rob Thomson | Waterfront Properties | Waterfront Yacht Brokerage | Bahama Boat Works | Big Dog Ranch Rescue | American Cancer Society | Jupiter High School | Edna Runner Tutorial Center


Episode 17 – Rory Sanchez: Why Cybersecurity Is Critical for Every Business



With the nonstop growth and use of technology, which has been accelerated by the pandemic, the need for cybersecurity is now greater than ever before.

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by Rory Sanchez, CEO of True Digital Security, to discuss the rising need for cybersecurity in every business, regardless of size. Rory discusses how business owners can potentially avoid common cyberattacks, and shares his experience as an entrepreneur, providing tips to help you grow a business.

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • How Rory managed to merge two companies with varying cultures
  • Why you should beware of phishing attacks – and strategies to avoid them
  • How to find the right people for your business that fit extremely well into your company’s culture
  • The importance of understanding your accounts, especially for new business owners
  • Rory’s advice on building a healthy work-life balance
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn how to improve your personal and business cyber security.

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Rory Sanchez | True Digital Security | Jerald Dawkins | Tech Hub South Florida


Episode 16 – Chris Merrell: Creating a Vision for Your Business



Many people who have a demanding management role or run their own business struggle to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by Chris Merrell, CEO and founder of Communications Consulting Group. Chris started his first business in college, and he has taken on several significant new business opportunities during his career. He’s here to share his exciting entrepreneurial journey, revealing his greatest career achievements and setbacks, and how he managed to maintain a positive work-life balance.

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • How to create a long-term vision for your business – and develop a path to achieving it
  • Meaningful insights from numerous businesses that Chris currently operates
  • The importance of building a trustworthy team that can help you run your business smoothly
  • How to manage your time much more efficiently to ensure a great work-life balance
  • Chris’ advice on how young entrepreneurs can thrive in the pursuit of success
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn the key principles that guided Chris Merrell to success, and that you can apply on your journey!

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Chris Merrell | Communications Consulting Group | LandLease.com | MATAGO


Episode 15 – Matt Carroll: Quality Is What the Customer Ordered



Cary Stamp is joined by Matt Carroll, the CEO of Hoover Architectural Products, as Matt advocates for the importance of exceptional quality in every facet of business. Matt shares his experience, expertise, and advice for launching and managing an enterprise, emphasizing the importance of first-class customer service in maintaining success. 

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • The importance of mentorship and an effective team dynamic
  • How to plan strategically for the long-term growth of your business
  • How to focus on customers’ needs and adapting your business strategy
  • What happened within the awning industry amidst the pandemic
  • The history and culture of Hoover Architectural Products 
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about Matt Carroll’s journey in nurturing a thriving regional business. 

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Matt Carroll | Hoover Architecture Products | Vistage | Episode 12: States Hines: How Vistage Can Help You Become Successful


Episode 14 – Bob Stilley: Impacting the Medical Field and Life in Palm Beach County



While many people are happy and fulfilled with their jobs at large companies, others step out of their comfort zones to build their own legacies. 

In this episode, Cary Stamp speaks with Heart Care Imaging’s CEO and President Bob Stilley. Offering a glimpse into his professional, personal, and community life, Bob discusses what it took to build his business and have an impact on the medical and Palm Beach County communities. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Heart Care Imaging’s role in the medical community
  • Bob’s take on his volunteer and community experience at Jupiter Medical Center 
  • The importance of starting early: What Bob wished he knew before starting his business 
  • Cary and Bob’s thoughts on the growth of the neuroscience field locally
  • How COVID-19 re-invigorated Bob’s dedication to his business
  • About Bob’s wife, MaryLynn Magar, and her contributions to Florida’s state legislature
  • And more!

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Cary Stamp | Heart Care Imaging | Bob Stilley


Episode 13 — Jeff Leslie: The Secret to Success Is To Do What Is Right



Life is about making decisions — the best personal and professional lives are about always making the next right decision. 

In this episode, Cary Stamp sits down with Jeff Leslie, CEO and president of ITS Fiber, as Jeff shares his journey of becoming an accomplished businessman through perseverance, honesty, and loyalty. 

In this episode, you’ll learn: 

  • Who Jeff is and how he came to be president and CEO of ITS Fiber
  • How making the right choices in life can lead you to phenomenal successes
  • Why it’s so important to understand your business competitors
  • How Vistage has influenced Jeff’s life in a positive way
  • How Jeff maintains work-life balance
  • And more!

Listen now to learn more about Jeff Leslie’s path to becoming a successful executive by exercising the highest level of integrity, loyalty and determination.

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | ITS Fiber | Connect with Jeff Leslie on Linkedin


Episode 12 — States Hines: How Vistage Can Help You Become Successful



Different perspectives and approaches can help you to achieve phenomenal business success—which is exactly what Vistage International does for small- to mid-sized businesses with its pool of successful CEOs, business owners and executives as peer-mentors. 

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by States Hines, an extremely successful and hardworking businessman, and the current chair for Vistage in Palm Beach County. States shares his experience in various roles, as well as his thoughts about how to be successful in business.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Common mistakes business owners make and how to avoid making them
  • Ways to improve your work-life balance as a business owner
  • How States Hines defines success
  • Strategies that successful business owners can use for cash flow management 
  • The details of States’ background in business and his personal life
  • How to become a Vistage member
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover more about State Hines and his successful career with Vistage!

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | States Hines – (561) 707-6151 | Vistage


Episode 11 — Tim Burke: The Revolutionary Journey From Paper To Digital Publishing



The rise of digital technology created a world in which most of our leisure and business information and interactions reside online. How did the professionals who create the information we use in our day-to-day lives adjust to this rapidly-changing landscape?

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by LRP Media Group senior vice president and publisher Tim Burke to explore this and more. Together, they discuss the significant shift that the journalism and media industries have undergone and how Tim’s skills carried him through truly revolutionary times in advertising and publishing.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How dreams can change over time—and how they can change the trajectory of your career
  • Ways your skills can transfer between careers even when it may seem they are unrelated
  • How mentors can shape your life and career
  • The value of experience in multiple sectors
  • And more!

Tune in to hear from Tim Burke, senior vice president of LRP Media about his career, and how journalism and media have drastically changed over time. 

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | LRP Media Group 

 


Episode 10 – Joe Steranka: From Michael Jordan to the PGA — Behind the Scenes of Sports Marketing



Palm Beach County’s Joe Steranka has seen and done it all as a sports marketer. Joe joins Cary to share his insights into the power of sports marketing, drawing from years of experience as the former CEO of the PGA of America and a communications strategist at ProServ. Joe also shares key career lessons he’s learned along the way, and words of wisdom for those following in his path. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About Joe’s experience working with some of the biggest names in sports history
  • The impact Joe’s marketing strategies have had on the sports industry
  • About what it was like to work with Michael Jordan on Air Jordans
  • Words of advice for aspiring sports marketers
  • And more!

Listen now for an inside look at the big business of sports marketing!

Resources: Cary Stamp & Co. | Steranka Sports + Strategy