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The Be Herd Podcast

24 EpisodesProduced by Blake HerderWebsite

The Be Herd Podcast is dedicated to shedding light on work challenges, promoting good people, offering helpful tips, resources and more. Host: Blake Herder, VP of Client Services at ATN Event Staffing. If you have ideas for future episodes or would like to be a guest, please let Blake know. You can … read more

24 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Employee Resource Groups with George P. Johnson’s Erica Wiggins and Cody Eastman

September 10th, 2021


A must listen episode with two great humans at GPJ! We talk all about Employee Resource Groups, DEI and more. Thanks for tuning in to the BeHerd Podcast.

Diversify The Stage with Founder Noelle Scaggs

April 8th, 2021


This episode is a must listen as we dive in on DIVERSITY with Co-Lead Singer and Composer of Fitz and the Tantrums, Noelle Scaggs. She founded Diversify The Stage in 2020 and is taking great strides to change the …

Go Live Together: The Anniversary Episode

March 29th, 2021


If you love the live events industry and are hoping for a comeback in 2021, here's another episode just for you.  One year into the pandemic, we catch up with Sue Sung and Chris Griffin of the GO LIVE Together coalition …

Something New At 52 with Brad Penman

March 24th, 2021


Regardless of your age or career situation, you need to hear the inspiring, honest and educational story about how Brad left a company he started 27 years ago (The Marketing Arm). He shares his journey, what worked for …

Experiences For The Win with TaylorMade Golf’s Shaun Rezachek 🏌️‍♂️

March 18th, 2021


Imagine finding the job that’s “TaylorMade” just for you. Well, that’s what Shaun’s situation is as Senior Manager of Experiential at TaylorMade …

GPS (Good People Spotlight) with Seth Freed

March 12th, 2021


The GPS episodes will be a shorter episode format dedicated to spotlighting the amazing people in live events, experiential, sponsorships etc. that are looking for their next opportunity (damn you covid). Tune in for …

Work Connectivity with Elizabeth Kinsey from Slack

March 10th, 2021


Do you love staying in the loop? Are you feeling too connected some days? Zoom burn out? Where ever you fall on the spectrum, you’ll enjoy my conversation with Elizabeth Kinsey from Slack. I nicknamed her the Queen of …

I’m In Love With Experiential Marketing with guest Adam Weiss

February 25th, 2021


Enjoying your career is so important to a happy life. Well, there is no career love lacking with our friend Adam Weiss. He lives for events and experiential marketing. We talk all about how he got started in events, why …

The Long Game with our guest Tom Bogdansky

February 5th, 2021


Some of us can’t imagine working at one spot for more than 28 weeks, or days even. How about 28 years for our new friend Tom! He’s a 40 year industry vet with amazing stories and infectiously positive attitude. You’ll …

Sports Marketing with David Meslar at Under Armour

October 5th, 2020


You’ll be glued to this inside look at sports marketing with Under Armour’s David Meslar.  He's giving away (3) UA SPORTSMASKS to lucky listeners.  Details on Blake Herder's LinkedIn Page here:  

All Things Sales with Jay Menashe

September 2nd, 2020


Annoying sales people are just about the worst, am I right? Sometimes it’s difficult to know where the line is between supportive and stalker, but …

The TRUTH about working from home with Bradley LaPaugh

August 27th, 2020


You definitely don’t want to miss out on this episode where we talk all about the highs and lows of working from home. Thanks for tuning in!

Staying Positive During Uncertain Times with Robin Kleban

July 24th, 2020


Having trouble keeping yourself in a positive mindset these days? You’re not alone. Hear what Robin and GPJ have been doing to keep everyone informed …

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work with Will Hoven

July 24th, 2020


What a fun and educational conversation with Will Hoven in NYC. We talk all about teamwork, communication, networking and much more. Great dude, I know you’ll agree with me on that. Thanks for tuning in.

LinkedIn, Networking and a Positive Outlook on Covid Times with Joey Catrino

July 17th, 2020


You don’t want to miss episode 10!! Joey Catrino and I went from strangers to fast friends. Lots of helpful tips on how to navigate LinkedIn, word …

Networking: No Payne, No Gain

July 14th, 2020


On episode 9 we chat with Jennifer Payne, Account Director and all around class act. You don’t want to miss our conversation!

Brand Marketing Insights with Laura Bishop

July 7th, 2020


On episode 8 we interview brand marketing hot shot Laura Bishop.  

True Story: Covid-19 Job Search Success

June 1st, 2020


Ashley Gullickson speaks about her covid lay-off and how she battled back and secured a new role.

The Human Side of HR (and recruiting) with 25 year veteran Maria Agostinelli

May 15th, 2020


On episode 6 we answer all your burning questions on the screening and hiring process.  Job search tips, resume no-no’s, thank you notes and more!

The Be Herd Podcast is powered by ATN Event Staffing.  Check out our …

Covid-19 Job Search 101 (Part 2) with Experiential Pro Jon Anderson

April 22nd, 2020


Episode 5, we speak with Jon Anderson and his current approach to landing a new opportunity post Covid-19. A must listen to anyone who has been effected or might become effected.

Covid-19 Job Search 101 (Part 1) with Brand and Agency black belt, Alex Querna

April 13th, 2020


On Episode 4, we chat with Alex Querna who joins us from Los Angeles.  Alex has had an outstanding event career on both the brand and agency side.  Unfortunately, Alex was laid off due to Covid-19.  Alex provides …

Tour Life with 18 year veteran Kevin Tichenor

April 10th, 2020


On Episode 3,  we speak with Kevin Tichenor who is an 18 year professional Tour Manager.  There's not much Kevin hasn't done or seen out there.  Listen in on what it's like to be a Tour Manager (challenges, tips, travel …

New Agency Ownership with Matt Black at GEAUX Experiential

April 8th, 2020


On Episode 2,  we speak with 20+ year industry veteran Matt Black about new agency ownership.  Matt recently started GEAUX Experiential based in Atlanta, GA.  Tune in to hear how Matt/GEAUX are navigating these …

Freelancing 101 with 10 year freelancer pro Paulina

March 28th, 2020


On Episode 1,  we speak with Paulina about all things freelancing. She’s been in the event/experiential industry for over 15 years, 10 of which were …

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