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Failing Forward with Steve Hofstetter

Steve Hofstetter & Studio71

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Failing Forward with Steve Hofstetter
Failing Forward with Steve Hofstetter

Failing Forward with Steve Hofstetter

Steve Hofstetter & Studio71

126
Followers
446
Plays
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Failing Forward is a podcast all about the times when everything goes wrong. Some stories are funny, some are sad, and some are motivational. And sometimes they're even heartwarming. Whoever the guest, comedian Steve Hofstetter will take you on a journey through failure, rejection, and sometimes...thankfully...success.

Latest Episodes

Self Help is the Key to Success ft. Mads Rafferty

Steve welcomes his youngest guest Mads Rafferty to the show this week. She is an Australian model who got a young start into the industry. At the age of 14, she researched what it took to be successful in the modeling world and found that it was being prompt, polite, friendly and to give more than 100%. Steve and Mads discuss how Social Media has made a huge impact on the current trends of building a community online and how that really impacts your career. They also discuss how important it is to have self-realization about your talents and to follow your passion. For more on Mads Rafferty on Twitter: @MadsRafferty For more on Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetter For more Steve & Failing Forward podcast videos on YouTubeLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MIN5 days ago
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Self Help is the Key to Success ft. Mads Rafferty

From Soap Operas to Silicon Valley ft. Melissa Archer

Veteran soap opera star Melissa Archer joins Steve in the studio to discuss her massive transition from acting on One Life to Live for over a decade to a new career in software development. She is part of the team that created the first-ever firewall app for iOS called "Guardian Firewall", which allows users to take back control over their privacy. even in the face of intrusions from apps like Facebook and Instagram.For more on the Guardian Firewall app: https://guardianapp.com/For more Melissa on Twitter: @_MelissaArcherFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve & Failing Forward podcast videos on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36 MIN1 weeks ago
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From Soap Operas to Silicon Valley ft. Melissa Archer

Finding Success after Making $156 in a Single Year ft. Jay Montepare

Actor, Host, & Stand-up comedian Jay Montepare joins Steve in the studio to talk about hosting "Ellen's Design Challenge" on HGTV for a single season, before falling into a massive career slump and earning only $156.00 over an entire year. Yet after all this, Jay talks about recovering from that low point and how woodworking basically saved him. For more Jay on Insta: @valmarcraftsmanFor more Jay on Twitter: @JayMontepareFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve & Failing Forward on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MIN2 weeks ago
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Finding Success after Making $156 in a Single Year ft. Jay Montepare

Don't Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good ft. Cenk Uygur

Steve welcomes Cenk Uygur, founder of The Young Turks, broadcaster, lawyer, businessman, columnist, journalist, and political activist, into his home studio to discuss the failure-filled path to success, the insane media landscape, and why some YouTube comments are actually useful. For more Cenk: https://tyt.comFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetter For more Steve & Failing Forward on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42 MIN3 weeks ago
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Don't Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good ft. Cenk Uygur

Taking Off The Golden Handcuffs ft. Rob Fee

Writer, producer, and "sorta" stand-up comedian Rob Fee joins Steve in the studio to talk about their shared hatred of The Fat Jewish's plagiarism, why you should quit your crappy job to chase happiness, and the shocking coolness of writing for Marvel Comics. Also, Steve is going to be the next Bachelor. For more Rob on Twitter: @RobFeeFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINJUL 17
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Taking Off The Golden Handcuffs ft. Rob Fee

Paying Your Dues ft. Greg Fitzsimmons

Stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and radio host Greg Fitzsimmons sits down with Steve at the world-famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd. Tales of failure, redemption, tribulation, and grown-men crying are shared in a dimly-lit podcast studio in the heart of Los Angeles. They also cover the phenomenon of urine on the floor of every single airplane bathroom in the history of aviation.For more Greg on Twitter: @GregFitzShowFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MINJUL 10
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Paying Your Dues ft. Greg Fitzsimmons

Revenge Against Negativity ft. Kathleen Gati

Emmy-nominated actor Kathleen Gati (General Hospital, ER, Arrow, NCIS) talks to Steve about changing careers after a life-altering injury, overcoming the negativity in Hollywood, and truly enjoying the brief period of time we all have on this earth.For more Kathleen Gati on Twitter & Insta: @GatiTweetsFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 MINJUL 3
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Revenge Against Negativity ft. Kathleen Gati

Just Being Yourself ft. Jimmy Dore

Stand-up comedian and political commentator Jimmy Dore joins Steve in the studio to talk about how to find your own lane in whatever field you may work in. The moral of the story? When interviewing for a job, don't act like you're meeting your girlfriend's parents.For more Jimmy Dore on Twitter: @Jimmy_DoreFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46 MINJUN 26
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Just Being Yourself ft. Jimmy Dore

Staying Within the Vision ft. Casting Director Caroline Liem

Casting Director and Professor Caroline Liem stops by the studio to talk about what a casting director does, how you can put your career goals into motion, and why everyone already has everything they need to succeed. For more info on The Village Acting Studio: www.thevillageactingstudio.comFor more Caroline Liem on Insta: @AccessCarolineLiemFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINJUN 19
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Staying Within the Vision ft. Casting Director Caroline Liem

Comedy at the Speed of Light ft. Jonathan Kite

Actor and comedian Jonathan Kite (Oleg on 2 Broke Girls) joins Steve in the studio to talk about how fast comedy changes in the age of social media, why bad auditions aren't the end of your career, and how playing a Ukranian on television for six years may cause slight issues when going out for English-speaking roles. For more Jonathan Kite on Twitter & Insta: @JonathanKiteFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39 MINJUN 12
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Comedy at the Speed of Light ft. Jonathan Kite

Latest Episodes

Self Help is the Key to Success ft. Mads Rafferty

Steve welcomes his youngest guest Mads Rafferty to the show this week. She is an Australian model who got a young start into the industry. At the age of 14, she researched what it took to be successful in the modeling world and found that it was being prompt, polite, friendly and to give more than 100%. Steve and Mads discuss how Social Media has made a huge impact on the current trends of building a community online and how that really impacts your career. They also discuss how important it is to have self-realization about your talents and to follow your passion. For more on Mads Rafferty on Twitter: @MadsRafferty For more on Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetter For more Steve & Failing Forward podcast videos on YouTubeLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MIN5 days ago
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Self Help is the Key to Success ft. Mads Rafferty

From Soap Operas to Silicon Valley ft. Melissa Archer

Veteran soap opera star Melissa Archer joins Steve in the studio to discuss her massive transition from acting on One Life to Live for over a decade to a new career in software development. She is part of the team that created the first-ever firewall app for iOS called "Guardian Firewall", which allows users to take back control over their privacy. even in the face of intrusions from apps like Facebook and Instagram.For more on the Guardian Firewall app: https://guardianapp.com/For more Melissa on Twitter: @_MelissaArcherFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve & Failing Forward podcast videos on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
From Soap Operas to Silicon Valley ft. Melissa Archer

Finding Success after Making $156 in a Single Year ft. Jay Montepare

Actor, Host, & Stand-up comedian Jay Montepare joins Steve in the studio to talk about hosting "Ellen's Design Challenge" on HGTV for a single season, before falling into a massive career slump and earning only $156.00 over an entire year. Yet after all this, Jay talks about recovering from that low point and how woodworking basically saved him. For more Jay on Insta: @valmarcraftsmanFor more Jay on Twitter: @JayMontepareFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve & Failing Forward on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Finding Success after Making $156 in a Single Year ft. Jay Montepare

Don't Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good ft. Cenk Uygur

Steve welcomes Cenk Uygur, founder of The Young Turks, broadcaster, lawyer, businessman, columnist, journalist, and political activist, into his home studio to discuss the failure-filled path to success, the insane media landscape, and why some YouTube comments are actually useful. For more Cenk: https://tyt.comFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetter For more Steve & Failing Forward on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42 MIN3 weeks ago
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Don't Let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good ft. Cenk Uygur

Taking Off The Golden Handcuffs ft. Rob Fee

Writer, producer, and "sorta" stand-up comedian Rob Fee joins Steve in the studio to talk about their shared hatred of The Fat Jewish's plagiarism, why you should quit your crappy job to chase happiness, and the shocking coolness of writing for Marvel Comics. Also, Steve is going to be the next Bachelor. For more Rob on Twitter: @RobFeeFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINJUL 17
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Taking Off The Golden Handcuffs ft. Rob Fee

Paying Your Dues ft. Greg Fitzsimmons

Stand-up comedian, writer, producer, and radio host Greg Fitzsimmons sits down with Steve at the world-famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd. Tales of failure, redemption, tribulation, and grown-men crying are shared in a dimly-lit podcast studio in the heart of Los Angeles. They also cover the phenomenon of urine on the floor of every single airplane bathroom in the history of aviation.For more Greg on Twitter: @GregFitzShowFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 MINJUL 10
Comments
Paying Your Dues ft. Greg Fitzsimmons

Revenge Against Negativity ft. Kathleen Gati

Emmy-nominated actor Kathleen Gati (General Hospital, ER, Arrow, NCIS) talks to Steve about changing careers after a life-altering injury, overcoming the negativity in Hollywood, and truly enjoying the brief period of time we all have on this earth.For more Kathleen Gati on Twitter & Insta: @GatiTweetsFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 MINJUL 3
Comments
Revenge Against Negativity ft. Kathleen Gati

Just Being Yourself ft. Jimmy Dore

Stand-up comedian and political commentator Jimmy Dore joins Steve in the studio to talk about how to find your own lane in whatever field you may work in. The moral of the story? When interviewing for a job, don't act like you're meeting your girlfriend's parents.For more Jimmy Dore on Twitter: @Jimmy_DoreFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46 MINJUN 26
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Just Being Yourself ft. Jimmy Dore

Staying Within the Vision ft. Casting Director Caroline Liem

Casting Director and Professor Caroline Liem stops by the studio to talk about what a casting director does, how you can put your career goals into motion, and why everyone already has everything they need to succeed. For more info on The Village Acting Studio: www.thevillageactingstudio.comFor more Caroline Liem on Insta: @AccessCarolineLiemFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38 MINJUN 19
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Staying Within the Vision ft. Casting Director Caroline Liem

Comedy at the Speed of Light ft. Jonathan Kite

Actor and comedian Jonathan Kite (Oleg on 2 Broke Girls) joins Steve in the studio to talk about how fast comedy changes in the age of social media, why bad auditions aren't the end of your career, and how playing a Ukranian on television for six years may cause slight issues when going out for English-speaking roles. For more Jonathan Kite on Twitter & Insta: @JonathanKiteFor more Steve on Twitter, Insta, FB, & Snap: @SteveHofstetterFor more Steve on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SteveHofstetterYTLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39 MINJUN 12
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Comedy at the Speed of Light ft. Jonathan Kite

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