In 2020, the CDC reported that Cancer was the second leading cause of death after heart disease, in the United States. While treatment therapies have advanced over the years, they're only as good as the tests that first detect the cancer.
Ashish Tripathi is the founder of Tzar Labs, a molecular diagnostic company that's invented a new test that detects 25 different types of cancers before the tumor has formed. Ashish joins Liz on the podcast to share where he is in his research as he nears...
Everyone has had a dream about getting into the world of "show biz," and for Josh Johnson that dream came true.
Stand-up Comic & Emmy-nominated Writer at The Daily Show Josh Johnson joins Liz to explain how he went from being a kid growing up in poverty-stricken, rural Louisiana to a writer for late night television.
Josh explains how he has turned his own life tragedy into comedy, describing his comedic style as storytelling with a nod towards observation. He details his journey step...
Chris Riccobono is the Cofounder of UNTUCKit, a shirt company that is dedicated to combining casual and professional men's dress shirts that can be styled untucked!
He joins Liz Claman to share how his vision of comfortable, stylish clothing came to life.
Chris shares the various challenges he faced when kickstarting his business and details how he pushed the envelope with his marketing that changed his product from just another shirt to a piece of clothing so chic, even Actor Leonardo...
Ron Holt was a young man with a dream when he was working in a chemical laboratory outside Atlanta with sights on starting his own company. Liz sits down with Two Maids & A Mop Founder Ron Holt, to discuss the sacrifices he had to make to fulfill his entrepreneurial dreams and details the odd jobs he worked to save money for his first business.
Later, Ron talks about his new business Pink Zebra Moving, the holes he saw in the moving industry that allowed him to create the start-up, and...
Devon Still makes no excuses. After overcoming a childhood of poverty, multiple major sports-related injuries throughout college, and his child's battle with cancer, the former NFL Defensive End joins Liz Claman to discuss how he continued to fight on.
Devon details how he managed to overcome each obstacle thrown his way, relying heavily on his faith when his daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, which later sparked the inspiration for the Still Strong Foundation. He later...
When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.
Tik-Toker Kat Stickler joins Liz Claman to share how she persevered through a very public divorce, leaving her as a young, unemployed mother of a toddler.
Kat explains how she used Tik Tok to not only build her brand and gain just under 10 million followers, but also to financially support her daughter and open an authentic conversation on conquering challenging times. Later, Kat weighs in on the debate to ban Tik Tok and how she will...
What is the true secret to success? Co-founder of the business financial management platform, HoneyBook & Co-founder and CEO of child-care planning app Kinside, Shadiah Sigala explains what motivated her to start not one, but two successful businesses.
Shadiah details the challenges she faced as a first-generation immigrant from Mexico. She later shares her philosophy for life, that nothing is above her pay grade when it comes to climbing the ladder of success.
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This week, Liz revisits a conversation with the CEO of the yogurt brand 16 Handles, Neil Hershman to discuss his career pivot transition from an astrophysicist to a business owner.
Neil reflects on his career journey from before getting into the frozen yogurt business, to striving to survive through the pandemic and finally becoming the CEO. Later, he describes his determination and faith to pursue his passion regardless of the risks, which eventually led him to success.
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On this episode, Liz sits down with the Chairman and CEO of Be My Eyes, Mike Buckley to discuss how his company is changing the lives of blind and visually impaired people across the world.
Mike explains how his free app helps blind and low vision people tackle day to day challenges, using artificial intelligence. He also shares his gratitude for the 6.3 million volunteers that test the app and predicts how this incredible technology can positively impact the visually impaired...
This week, Liz sits down with Co-founder & Co-CEO of Warby Parker, Dave Gilboa to discuss how he and a small group of friends launched their hugely successful retail glasses company, despite fierce criticism.
Dave reveals the inspiration behind his idea for the company, the process of establishing Warby Parker, and the stumbling blocks he and his team encountered getting off the ground. Later, he shares the company’s dedication to giving back and how their social mission has shaped their...
On this episode, Liz is joined by the Founder of Greycroft and Co-Founder & Chairman of Primetime Partners, Alan Patricof as they discuss his upbringing in New York City raised by immigrant parents, and his first job selling newspapers on the streets of New York.
Alan reminisces on how he worked his way into the world of business and the early days of venture capitalism. Later, Alan shares what he wants readers to take away from his book No Red Lights: Reflections on Life, 50 Years in...
This week, Liz sits down with Justin & Taylor Norris of the Low Impact Training (LIT) Method to discuss their new approach to fitness.
Justin and Taylor share how their own athletic injuries formulated a foundation for them to form a fitness company focused on low impact training designed to build bodies, not break them. They note their rapid growth over only a few years, including starting a 'LIT Lab,' which has been invested in by rapper Jay-Z and other celebrities.
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This week, Liz sits down with risk management analyst and Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors, Chris Whalen to discuss the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the eerie familiarity with the 2008 financial crisis.
Chris reflects on how the FDIC and the Federal Reserve are responding to the collapse and offers advice for investors who are anxious about the future of the economy. Later, Chris and Liz reflect on how the economy has evolved since the 2008 financial crisis and the influence of...
This week, Liz sits down with Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and Investor, Sabrina Kay to discuss how she started a business teaching revolutionary computer software to fashion designers in an abandoned Los Angeles garage.
Sabrina reveals how she developed her business idea, managed to balance her career as a Korean immigrant and single mother, and was later able to sell the business for nine figures. Later, she shares how having a positive mindset contributed to her success, as well as...
This week, Liz revisits a conversation with Real Estate Contributor and Host of Mansion Global on the FOX Business Network Katrina Campins to discuss how she got the real estate "bug" at the young age of 17 and how she's grown her success throughout her career.
Katrina reflects on the Cuban American immigrant spirit her parents passed down to her, which led her to persist in the rigorous training to become a top real estate agent. Later, she shares her read on today’s real estate market and...
This week, Liz sits down with former CEO and founding team member of MTV Networks & current Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia, Bob Pittman to discuss his amazing career path.
Bob shares stories of his upbringing in Mississippi during the 1950s and 60s, revealing how he stumbled upon a radio job when he was 15 years old. Later, he reminisces on his role at MTV Networks, his recent work as CEO of iHeartMedia, and how chasing “fun things” has shaped his career.
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This week, Liz sits down with former Lead vocalist of Journey, Steve Augeri for a conversation about his incredible career journey as a musician and the personal struggles he faced on his path to success.
Steve shares how he transitioned from working as a maintenance employee at GAP, to auditioning for Journey, reflecting on the encouragement and support he received from mentors and family members. Later, he reveals his struggle with various health issues, how he has recovered, and where he...
This week, Liz sits down with former FOX News Correspondent, Rick Leventhal to discuss his new book, Chasing Catastrophe: My 35 Years Covering Wars, Hurricanes, Terror Attacks, and Other Breaking News.
Rick recalls his time working at FOX News covering the terror attacks on September 11th, reporting from Afghanistan and being on the scene during some of the worst hurricanes that hit the country. Later, he shares how much he’s enjoying hosting a podcast with his wife and reality TV star,...
This week, Liz sits down with CEO & Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group and co-owner of the NBA's winning Milwaukee Bucks Marc Lasry for a conversation about how he became a self-made billionaire.
Marc shares the difficulties he faced moving to the United States from Morocco as a child that didn't speak English. He details his journey from driving for UPS, going to law school, to finally joining an investment firm which led him to his success in the financial industry today.
This week, Liz sits down with Artist Manager, Music Executive, Entrepreneur, and father to superstars Beyoncé and Solange, Mathew Knowles,
to discuss what obstacles he had to overcome before and after achieving incredible success.
Mathew shares how he side-railed his own by quitting his job at Xerox to manage his daughters' musical careers, a move that chopped their family income in half. He expresses his admiration for their talent and explains that the number one trait of success is to...
This week, Liz sits down with singer, songwriter, and actress Taylor Dayne for a conversation about her singing career and battle for her health.
Taylor details how she got into the music business, shares what is special about how she approaches recording a song and looks ahead to her upcoming tour. She later shares the hardships faced and the lifestyle changes she had to make when falling victim to colon cancer last year.
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On this episode, Liz sits down with former football player, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker Eric LeGrand to discuss how he continued to pursue success even after a tragic accident, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down.
Eric details how he fought to re-learn how to breathe on his own and explains how his faith motivates him to keep moving forward. He tells listeners how he went on to succeed at other ventures such as hosting a series on FOX Sports, starting a philanthropic...
This week, Liz sits down with former NFL linebacker and finance guru, Brandon Copeland to discuss his football journey and money-saving tactics.
Brandon shares how he went from being a kid who learned the “art of the hustle” from his father to becoming a free agent in the NFL, to teaching finance at the University of Pennsylvania.
Later, Brandon emphasizes the importance of finding success while remaining a humble and likable person.
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This week, Liz sits down with attorney, financial expert, and author Scarlett Cochran to discuss her new book, It's Not About the Money: A Proven Path to Building Wealth and Living the Rich Life You Deserve.
Scarlett shares how she struggled as a single teenage mother living below the poverty line and how she moved her way through the ranks to become a Marine and later get a law degree from Yale. She also explains how this has all led to helping others build a path to wealth and...