Podcast

Healthy High Performance – David Diestel, Ep. 29

On this episode of One Step Beyond, Aram is joined by David Diestel, FirstService Residential’s South Region President. David is both a lifelong leader and athlete, and he and Aram connected to discuss the role that exercise and fitness have in the life of a leader. High performers live high stress lives, and balance is…

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From Idea To Execution – Carlos Ramirez, Ep 27

On this episode of One Step Beyond, we brought on Carlos Ramirez to discuss the process of taking a project all the way from the idea to the finish line. Carlos is the co-founder of Fascination Street Films, a TV/film production company, and the founder of No Echo, a punk/hardcore music site. Carlos and Aram…

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Feel Their Pain:
Ethics in Vegan Businesses – Rich Labbate, Ep. 26

As the trend of veganism continues to grow worldwide, large corporations are entering the market. What role do consumers have to continue to support the small businesses that kept the movement alive up until now? On this episode of One Step Beyond, Aram is joined by Rich Labbate of Rocco’s Sweet Shoppe, an all vegan…

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Legacy in a Family Business – Giancarlo Talarico, Ep. 25

On this episode of One Step Beyond, we’ve brought on Giancarlo Talarico to discuss his experience and expertise in the world of a family business. Giancarlo is a fourth-generation Talarico at QTG – a company founded in 1909. QTG has shifted several times over as it changed hands through the generations, until 2008, when Giancarlo…

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Young Leaders Panel, Ep. 24

In this episode of the One Step Beyond podcast, Aram Arslanian is joined by three young leaders, each with a unique perspective and story to tell. Steph Jurek is a Visual Designer in the financial tech industry, Logan Madden is a Specialist/Field Sales Trainer at BD, and Nikki McEachnie is the Director of Corporate Communications…

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Lessons Learned Through Success – Dan Smith, Ep. 23

On this episode of One Step Beyond, Aram is joined by Dan Smith. Dan is a British born, New Zealand raised artist and musician who has spent his life playing in bands, tattooing and traveling the globe. From a young age, Dan loaded up on inspiration and set sail to take on the world and…

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Destroy Tradition – Tattoos In The Work Place, Ep. 22

On this episode of One Step Beyond, Aram is joined by Brandi Wells. Brandi works in the world of corporate finance, including previous positions at Amazon and Colliers. While many industries have opened up to tattoos in past decades, the same cannot be said for the corporate world, including that of finance. Both Brandi and…

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Activism in Art with Alice Bag, Ep. 21

On this episode of One Step Beyond, Aram sat down with Alice Bag to discuss the role that art has in social change and activism. Alice has been active in music since 1977 when she co-founded the first wave LA punk band The Bags, famously captured in Penelope Spheeris’ 1981 punk time capsule The Decline…

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