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Daniel Steininger: Creativity Is The Fuel To Success

Dan is President of Steininger & Associates LLC, which advises companies on growing through innovation. He describes himself as both a “recovering lawyer and recovering CEO.”He is the author of two successful books on innovation and teaches a business innovation course at Arizona State University. He has a track record of running highly successful financial institutions, one of which grew...

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At first listen, it may not sound like they are talking business, but there is no denying the Nice Guys (Doug Sandler and Strickland Bonner) know their audience. If you are an entrepreneur and tired of hearing the same old rah rah static babble on all the other business podcasts out there, it’s time for a breath of fresh air.

Listen in, subscribe, or join the Nice Guy Community and become a Funk’nFan of the show. Relationships, honesty, trust and integrity build business today and that’s what the Nice Guys are all about. Top industry experts interviewed, behind the scenes. Sometimes raw, sometimes explicit, always fun and informative. Looking for canned questions, short format and conversations in a box….this podcast ain’t for you.

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1506: D&S Are on a Road Trip!

Wait, Doug and Strick are out of town? That means I get to mess around and not work very hard! Although, I'm not sure how I could possibly do any LESS work than I do already. I'll have to work on that and get back to you.Don't forget to buy your cool Nice Guys merch...

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Nice Guys Buzz

  • Fantastic people, fantastic podacst
    February 14, 2024 by JordanLabelle7 from Canada

    You can tell these are genuinely good people looking to help everyone who is on the challenging path of building a business. They’re doing amazing work distilling advice from experts and boiling it down to actionable tasks we can be taking to move forward. I love the variety in episodes as well, I can always find one that fits the time I have available. Keep up the awesome work!

  • Emotionally Intelligent Host Interviewing on Emotional Intelligence
    February 5, 2024 by Jwolpert from United States

    Doug really stays focused on the guest, but it’s more than that. He improvises questions that get into where the guest is coming from and digs into what human needs drive the guest’s point of view. That’s next-level podcasting.

  • A must-listen!
    February 1, 2024 by Maria Velasco 1 from United States

    The Nice Guys on Business has quickly become a standout favorite of mine. I’m consistently impressed with the engaging conversations, insightful content, and actionable ideas. I truly learn something new every time I tune in. Highly recommend giving this show a listen!

  • Authentic and Relatable Topics
    January 24, 2024 by Karesbears from United States

    Doug and Strickland are hilarious. They bring humor with great informative topics in each episode. This show is authentic and the hosts show a deep understanding of their audience and guests. This podcast has easily become one of my favorites to listen to. -Tim G

  • Relatable & Diverse Business Advice
    January 16, 2024 by Ehollland from United States

    The show is great at discussing a wide variety of business topics in a relatable way without jargon. The host does his homework & that adds to the quality significantly!

  • Learning from others
    December 27, 2023 by ...34582 from United States

    Love the idea of learning from others.

  • Sharp and Sophisticated
    November 27, 2023 by Badger AO from United States

    This show is super easy to listen to and consume. Guests are motivating and their advice is immediately applicable. Worth the subscribe.

  • Fantastic!
    October 12, 2023 by MegMart11 from United States

    Love the banter and the authenticity!

  • Can't wait to be a visitor!
    September 29, 2023 by FUNNY, not so daannggg serious from United States

    Listening to a few of these has me cracking up. I love the banter and way to go on not being so dang serious. If you prefer, say "dang" with a kevin hart enthusiasum and this review is way better. Thanks GUYS!

  • Hits the mark
    September 28, 2023 by Phossl from Canada

    Doug really hits the mark on this podcast covering timely topics with some great guests. I’m really enjoying the episodes and his style.