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Business Life Lessons to help you advance your career one interview at a time. Hosted by Brian and James, advocates for business issues at hand. Sponsored by PMI Long Island & New York City (Project Management Institute)
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Apr 12, 2017

In this episode we talked about righting a wrong, not giving give. Our guest talked about Quality controls and working for New York State in Albany. Chad Dehmier

Chad Dehmler

Mar 23, 2017

In this episode we talked about re-creating yourself, becoming a leader and the qualities needed to be a great one with our very respected guest, Tom Deierlein. We also discussed Tom's amazing journey through military and giving back. 

Please visit Tom's foundation -

Bio - Tom Deierlein, a 1989 graduate of West Point, is a successful serial entrepreneur, Airborne Ranger, Wounded Warrior and angel investor. He is passionate about leader development, business ethics, sales, overcoming adversity, and helping others less fortunate both locally and globally.

Tom was recently named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Greater Washington and is the co-founder and current CEO of ThunderCat Technology a systems integrator that specializes in data center solutions for the Federal government.

A Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, Tom is a retired U.S. Army Major and Operation Iraqi Freedom Vet. In September 2006, he was shot by a sniper and critically wounded. He has been quoted and featured in Forbes, The New York Times, NBC Nightly News, PARADE, FOX News, and

In the Fall of 2006 he co-founded the TD Foundation which provides aid to children of wounded warriors and fallen heroes.  He is a facilitator with Academy Leadership and conduct workshops that generate 36 PDU's for PMPs.

Tom earned a Masters of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in 1993 and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business in 2000. 

Tom Deierlein

Mar 13, 2017

In this episode we talk about our new sponsor PMINYC and the alliance we formed with PMI Washington - Point of View and PM Fix My Project Chaos podcasts.

We also had fun talking about the body language of success with our guest and author Michael Nir. See find Michaels books visit

Feb 9, 2017

In this episode we show how you can succeed taking one step at a time. We also speak with radio/tv personality Scott Passeser about his start and what it takes to find a job. We also take about his connections with Larry King and King of All Media Howard Stern. Guest Scott Passeser

Scott Passeser -Vice President - Executive Alliance

Radio Jobline - LI News RadioScott Passeser

Feb 3, 2017

In this episode Brian & James lifted their self imposed ban on talking about politics to discuss when and where it should be used and all about the New York State Assembly with guest Michelle Schimel

 michelle schimel

Feb 1, 2017

In this episode we talk to the co-founder and CEO of who also appeared on the ABC Primetime show Shark Tank. Check out this episode and see if he got a deal. Guest Patrick Ambron

Patrick's episode of ABC's Shark Thank

Patrick Ambron


Jan 19, 2017

In this episodes we take about how important preparing is for interviews, presentations or anything in life, plus an amazing road trip. Guest Andrew Tarvin

Andrew Tarvin


Andrew's company

Andrew's book 501 Ways to Use Humor

Jan 12, 2017

In this episode we talk about what program management is and the best skills for the job. Guest Joan Cronan. 

Joan Cronan 

Jan 12, 2017

In this episode we talk about building an app and the Marketing. Guest Michael Milutis. 

Dec 22, 2016

In this episode we talk about how taking on a personal business project can lead to success in ways you might not have imaged from the beginning. Guest Steve Rosenbaum

Dec 22, 2016

In this episode we talk about running an online video business and must have attributes in an employee. Guest Mark Lassoff

Dec 17, 2016

In this episode we find out more about PMI Long Island and it's president elect. Learning the importance of being in a professional organization. We also discuss the PMP exam. Guest Peter Pilgrim. pete pilgrim

Dec 17, 2016

In this episode we talk about the power of volunteering and how it can increase your networking and improve your business relationships. We also discussed the PMP exam from the point of view from a recent PMP. Guest is Greg Haggerty

Dec 17, 2016

In this episode we talk about speed interviewing and even have a competition between Brian & James. Guest Maria Frey Maria Frey

Dec 15, 2016

In this episode we talk about running an online business with our guest that has done just that many times over and has lived to tell what comes next. We also talk about the importance of SEO. Our guest is Jason Lazrus. Jason Lazrus

Dec 14, 2016

In this episode we talk about mentoring entrepreneurs. Looking at the qualities needed and the attitude to make it in the business world. We also spoke about the keyboardists for the Band Dream Theater which is also our guests brother. Guest Jonathan Rudesj. Rudes

Dec 12, 2016

Jesse FewellIn this episode we talk about personal branding and being in the social media world. Our guest is Jesse Fewell. 

Dec 8, 2016

In this episode we discuss the benefits of working in a shared work space. Our guest Phil Rugile runs Launchpad Huntington, a shared work space and entrepreneurial think tank 

Dec 7, 2016

In this episode we speak with one of PMI Long Island chapter's founders and current member of the board of directors. Steve Potter talks to us about interviewing questions and styles that lead to success. Steve Potter