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DJ Al Lopez each and every Sunday from 3-5 pm Paying The Hits Of Yesterday And Today R&B .Episode 2

Streaminn Hub Radio

Now Live DJ Al Lopez each and every Sunday from 3-5 pmPaying The Hits Of Yesterday And Today R&B Disco Ska Calypso Jazz Blues Reggae DancehallStreaminn Hub Radio Your #1Online Radio  Station Playing The Hottest Music Selection From Typical Hip-Hop R&B Soul Pop Reggae Dancehall Reggaeton And Soca. Entertainment Report,Artists Interviews,Sports,News From The Caribbean And Around The World--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/streaminn-hub-radio/support

2hr 10mins

11 Nov 2019

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DJ Al Lopez each and every Sunday from 3 - 5 pm for the best music, Lovers Rock, Dancehall, R&B

Streaminn Hub Radio

DJ Al Lopez each and every Sunday from 3 - 5 pm for the best music, Lovers Rock, Dancehall, R&B and Disco.Streaminn Hub Radio Your #1Online Radio  Station Playing The Hottest Music Selection From Typical Hip-Hop R&B Soul Pop Reggae Dancehall Reggaeton And Soca. Entertainment Report,Artists Interviews,Sports,News From The Caribbean And Around The World--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/streaminn-hub-radio/support

1hr 3mins

20 Oct 2019

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The Definition of Success with Al Lopez

This ExtraOrdinary Life

Al Lopez is a fourth-generation coffee farmer, so it’s fitting that today’s episode is recorded in a coffee shop. Al has one of the most amazing stories you’ve never heard, and as he and Kevin share a few cups of Alma Coffee, you’ll discover the heart-filled lengths Al went to as he gave back to his community in Honduras.Journey to the United StatesAl grew up with coffee trees in his backyard, and it was his grandfather who instilled a love for them. He shares the story of how his grandfather encouraged him to pick and process the beans by hand, then took it a step further by allowing Al to sell the coffee and keep the profits. His father moved to the United States and Al joined him there on the promise of his own bicycle, and he shares the story of what it was like coming to a place with airplanes, electricity, indoor plumbing, and Coca-Cola in a can. He also shares the troubles he faced being ‘different’ in public schools, how he ended up in the military, and the injury that landed him in a factory.Inspiration for the FutureWhile working in the factory, Al’s foreman kept telling him, “You have a head on your shoulders. Go to school.” So he did. From junior college to university, Al graduated with an accounting degree. As he waited for his first job interview, he had the crushing feeling that he wasn’t good enough to clean the bathrooms. Despite that, he had a phenomenal career there and moved to Sara Lee, where he really took off. He credits part of his success to growing up ‘on the streets.’The Second MountainAl retired from his CEO position at age 42, having achieved his biggest goal. But he wasn’t finished yet; Al had a new purpose and it had nothing to do with his ego. He found himself being drawn back to his home in Honduras. For 800 years, farmers sold coffee and starved to death; they weren’t the ones making the money. Al decided to change that, and he shares the story of how he created Alma Coffee based on the idea of D2R, or ‘direct to roaster.’ But his holistic approach to helping the farmers goes much deeper.The Real DealAl’s company was built, and he needed to find a roaster. He partnered with PJ’s Coffee in New Orleans after taking them to his farm in Honduras. He showed them that the story of his company, how he treats employees, and the difference it makes in the community was much more than a marketing ploy. It was the real deal because Al puts people first. He shares the three foundational pillars: improving lives, sustainable farming, and exceptional coffee. Al also shares his vision for the future; he wants the farming operation to continue 300 years after he’s gone.The Definition of SuccessBefore Alma Coffee, the definition of success was the size of the paycheck. The golden parachute. Flying in private jets. But today, Al measures his success very differently: his farm director being able to buy his own home; his employees always having food, shelter, and community; lifting up the small town where he came from by improving the quality of life; his children wanting to continue the legacy. These things are the new definition of success.ResourcesAlma Coffee | Alma Coffee on Facebook | PJ’s Coffee | “The Second Mountain” by David Brooks

54mins

11 Jun 2019

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12: Al Lopez aka Papa Rap, a passionate man about bringing people together

The Startup Junkies Podcast

Papa Rap is a Latino Motivational speaker for parents and students.His messages go from parent involvement in our schools and communities to student success by making the right choices in life.He will be speaking on the show about Arkansalsa. (http://www.onecommunityar.org/en/arkansalsa/)ArkanSalsa Fest is an eclectic art and music festival to raise money for scholarships and to inspire community leaders. The festival celebrates the rich diversity of Northwest Arkansas by bringing people together and offering them a chance to meet new amigos/friends while listening to music, dancing, eating delicious food & visiting with local nonprofit organizations and businesses that benefit us all in our area. Al Lopez, AKA Papa Rap (http://www.paparap.net/ Jeff AmerineStartup Junkie Consultingjeff@startupjunkieconsulting.com Jon Cadieux455 Media Group, LLCjon@455mediagroup.com

31mins

5 Oct 2015

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Baseball HP 1144: Al Lopez

Baseball History Podcast

Al Lopez had a career as a major league catcher for the Brooklyn Robins and Brooklyn Dodgers, the Boston Bees, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians from 1928 through 1947. He then went on to manage the Cleveland Indians andChicago White Sox through 1969

16mins

8 Nov 2011