Learning How to Become a Bipolar Superhero w/ Marketing Man and CEO Stephen Jurgella
We are thankful and thrilled to welcome Stephen Jurgella! He is the Founder and CEO of Fountain Forward, a Houston-based firm he founded 8 years ago that brings a different perspective to marketing and advertising. Stephen and his team are all about the “Why” and how they can bring solid outcomes to their customers. Fountain Forward is completely built from customer referrals. A self-taught marketing professional, Stephen has worked with B2C and B2B clients for more than a decade, crafting strategies that connect with customers and help them tell their stories in a compelling, and engaging way. He is also a Co-Founder of Boat Count Investments, a Real Estate investment company with commercial properties in Wisconsin. Personally, Stephen is very active in sports and plays hockey every week. Mental health awareness is a close personal cause having recently been named a #SameHereHero for sharing his personal experience with bi-polar disorder and suicide. Recently married, Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife and Great Dane, Waldo. Stephen and Taryn have recently launched Movement by Taryn, a concierge Physical Therapy service (Taryn is an amazing PT). Enjoy!
In this episode Peter & Stephen discuss:
1:26- Intro & welcome Stephen Jurgella!
2:22- Tell us about Same Here and your story
4:20- Upon being diagnosed and how that felt, at last.
5:18- On learning your superpowers
7:24- So what kind of things did you learn to do, next, after you were diagnosed?
9:28- What advice would you give to someone who isn’t, (or isn’t yet), running a financially successful company?
13:14- What did you change about yourself if order to make a better relationship with your wife?
17:04- What are the steps you now take when you can’t work your thoughts out, and you are feeling frustrated, angry, etc?
19:10 Thank you Stephen! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via email@example.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
19:30- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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