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Brad Stephens

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A Rising Tide Lifts all Boats Episode 17 featuring Brad Stephens of Sunjammers

St. Andrews Jezebel Podcast

This week your host Ashley Feller shares the music, art, and community events for St. Andrews for the weekend of February 26th-28th. This week's show also features an interview with salty local Brad Stephens who owns and runs Sunjammer's on Beck Ave. Brad shares his experiences with Sunjammer's early years as a small business in Panama City Beach and elaborates on his time running his business now exclusively in St. Andrews. Ashley also shares details for the upcoming Salty Dog Day on Saturday, February 27th and also some old news from The St. Andrews Bay News from from February 1929 Thanks to everyone for listening, subscribing, and sharing the podcast! Tune in Thursday mornings for new episodes weekly.

27mins

25 Feb 2021

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The Power of Disruption ★ Brad Stephens on Ann Patchett's BEL CANTO (Episode 3.2)

Book City ★ Roanoke

In season 3, we ponder the theme Alone/Together: What pulls us into community and stands us apart. In Ann Pachett's Bel Canto (HarperCollins, 2001), the overtaking of a Vice President's home in an unnamed country after the performance of an opera singer at the birthday of a powerful Japanese businessman. As Patchett weaves through the perspectives of the characters in this tightly set tale of unlikely compatriots, we see them each affected by the others, by music, by the disruption of their worlds.  Brad Stephens joins the conversation to talk about the power of that disruption in helping us set and change the course of our days and lives. You can catch Brad's latest podcast: Quarantine Conversations with My Friends. Brad Stephens spends his days working in the world of workforce development and has spent many years working with the social change and entrepreneurship community in Roanoke, helping build innovative community solutions. Along with being the founder of Big Lick SOUP, a co-founder of Noke Codes and putting on CityWorks (X)po, he is always looking for new community development projects that can help improve the lives of the people that call this community home. Brad and his wife, Sarah, moved to the Roanoke Valley years ago while he was working on his M.S. in Forestry at Virginia Tech with a focus on community collaborations in sustainable development. Ever since, this community has felt like home. They have grown to love the authenticity of this dynamic place. He wants to build communities that work for people.

34mins

6 Oct 2020

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StoryTrack Podcast 004 | Brad Stephens - How to build positive work culture

StoryTrack Podcast

In this episode of the StoryTrack Podcast we are joined by Brad Stephens, owner of Sunjammer Watersports. Brad has a big heart and major empathy for people. He has managed to cultivate a work culture of people who love their job, and pours into his fellow small business owners in downtown St. Andrews in Panama City, FL. You will receive value from Brad's words..--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/jayson-roach/message

25mins

22 May 2020

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Reader and Placemaker Brad Stephens ★ Reading and Writing as an Act of Rebellion

Book City ★ Roanoke

Our exploration of Identity and Action wraps with podcast producer Brad Stephens. In this episode, Brad and Douglas Jackson look back at the entire season. Of course, we'll talk about books, many of this seasons' guests and what these conversations are adding up to, touching on the following and more: empathy and books,  books and the unlikeable, writing and wisdom, and the complexity of the self Brad has worked for years in finding ways to encourage positive action and support ambitious efforts to improve our community. He's also a good reader and in this episode, he shares some of the books from his shelf and even one he hasn't been able to make it through. He also tells of his journaling strategy, which might make an impression on you.   www.bookcityroanoke.com 

29mins

29 Sep 2019

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2020 Election: Meet The Candidates With Paul Duddridge

Brad Stephens outlines his Presidential priorities and explains how he intends to reverse climate change. Facebook Page Wikipedia Link

39mins

26 Sep 2019

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Brad Stephens & Spencer Bogart on How Venture Capital Thinks About Bitcoin Investing

What Bitcoin Did

Interview Location: San FranciscoInterview Date: 24th June ‘19Company: Blockchain CapitalRole: Brad - Co-founder & Managing Partner | Spencer - General PartnerBlockchain, Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin are terms with different meanings to different people. They have been used to inflate valuations ahead of funding and drive ICOs. So, how do you tell a good investment from a bad one? I sat down with Spencer and Brad from Blockchain Capital, one of the first venture capital firms investing in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.As well as insight into how they pick an investment and the verticals they are currently interested in, we also discussed:- Their background and how they started the fund- Bitcoin vs other cryptocurrencies- Views on Ethereum- Libra Coin being a win/win for Bitcoin- Lightning Network- If it is possible to make money building utility on top of Bitcoin- Looking for a Unicorn- Differences between investing in Bitcoin and traditional markets- What to consider when approaching a company to raise a round of funding- What they are currently looking to invest in- What entrepreneur should look for in Investors-----If you enjoy The What Bitcoin Did Podcast you can help support the show my doing the following:Become a Patron and get access to shows early or help contributeMake a tip:Bitcoin: 3FiC6w7eb3dkcaNHMAnj39ANTAkv8Ufi2SQR Codes: Bitcoin | Ethereum | Litecoin | Monero | ZCash | RipplecoinIf you do send a tip then please email me so that I can say thank youSubscribe on iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | SoundCloud | YouTube | TuneIn | RSS FeedLeave a review on iTunesShare the show and episodes with your friends and familySubscribe to the newsletter on my websiteFollow me on Twitter Personal | Twitter Podcast | Instagram | Medium | YouTubeIf you are interested in sponsoring the show, you can read more about that here or please feel free to drop me an email to discuss options.

2 Jul 2019

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37: How Community Outreach is Changing Roanoke | Brad Stephens | CoLab

Roanoke Podcast For Good

30mins

9 May 2017