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Why Failing More is the Key to Success

Why Failing More is the Key to Success

January 12, 2020

After meeting in the gym nearly 30 years ago, Bill Wooditch joined Bart Zandbergen in the studio to share his journey and lessons learned with our audience. Bill Wooditch built a multi-million-dollar company from the philosophy: “To receive value, you first have to give value.” For over 25 years, he has created and implemented proven concepts, structures and narratives that support leadership development. He is a results-based speaker who inspires the quest for innovation, enrichment and self-fulfillment in personal and professional undertakings. Additionally, he has authored two best-selling books, including one released earlier this year entitled, “Fail More”.

In this episode, learn:
-How intentionally failing your way to success is critical
-Why grit and willpower make all the difference in your success trajectory
-How to stifle the voice of fear
-Why looking in the mirror and addressing denial and illusion is instrumental in decision making
-How to set effective goals and measure outcomes

When asked what his ultimate lesson learned has been, Bill shared that he wished he’d learned to believe in himself sooner. When you believe in yourself, life changes and the world of possibilities comes flooding in.

To learn more about Bill Wooditch, please visit: https://billwooditch.com/

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

California Labor Laws – What You Need to Know in the New Year

California Labor Laws – What You Need to Know in the New Year

January 6, 2020

Respected as an industry authority on California Labor Law, Chris Harmon joined Bart in the studio to discuss what you need to know as a business owner in California- especially at the start of a New Year. The landscape of the law is continuously changing and almost always at the start of a New Year there are new laws taking affect that impact business owners. As a best practice, Chris shares that one of the best things a business owner can do is meet with a consultant in the beginning of the year to make sure they are in the know on the new laws that are taking affect.

In this episode gain access to:
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Learn when you should involve a consultant and why
- Understand some common do’s and don’ts of celebratory company parties
- Learn why themed company parties are no longer a good idea
- Listen to a Q&A led by Chris Harmon on some of the Labor Law facts you should be in the know on

When asked what his ultimate lesson learned was, Chris shared that getting guidance from the experts in the field to navigate the challenge you may be going through makes dollars and sense in a big way.

To learn more about Chris Harmon and his firm, please visit: https://lewisbrisbois.com/

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies, investment wisdom and pop culture collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, with featured guest host Letitia Berbaum, every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. In addition to being streamed live in real time, the show is also available on Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Podbean and Stitcher. Catch up any time with any episode on the platform of your choice.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

The Evolution and Impact of Long Term Care Insurance

The Evolution and Impact of Long Term Care Insurance

December 30, 2019

Scott Heinila who is a respected industry expert when it comes to insurance products joined Bart in the studio to discuss the evolution of long term care insurance. This traditional insurance product has evolved over time, which is why Scott walks listeners through some of the various nuances and little known features of the product as it stands today. Understanding the impact this product can have reveals compelling reasons for making the choice to purchase it when the time is right.

In this episode, learn:
-What long term care insurance is
-How long term care insurance can impact you financial future
-Understand how long term care insurance has evolved over the years
-Get to know some of the nuances of the product that may make it an even more attractive option for purchase

When asked what his ultimate lesson learned has been, Scott shared something on a personal note, “Take advantage of every opportunity to continue dating your wife!”

Connect with Scott Heinila to learn more on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottheinila/

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies, investment wisdom and pop culture collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, with featured guest host Letitia Berbaum, every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. In addition to being streamed live in real time, the show is also available on Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Podbean and Stitcher. Catch up any time with any episode on the platform of your choice.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

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Holiday Wine Pairings Curated by a Sommelier

Holiday Wine Pairings Curated by a Sommelier

December 28, 2019

Hosts Bart Zandbergen and Co-Host Letitia Berbaum were joined in the studio by their publicist Paula Steurer of Sterling Public Relations for the trio’s second annual holiday wine tasting and pairing podcast. As a certified sommelier, Bart selected three distinct wines to taste and discuss on air. The selections are the perfect addition to any holiday celebration and when paired with the right foods, can create memorable meals your guests will rave about!

In this episode gain access to:

-What you need to know about Fess Parker’s 2017 Riesling, Demetria’s 2017 Chardonnay, and Walt Wines 2015 Pinot Noir
-Learn what wine makes for the perfect “Thinking Wine”
-Understand what types of holiday meals pair best with each wine featured
-Hear from a Sommelier how the proper paring elevates the flavor of all of the foods involved, creating a heightened experience for the palette.
-Learn why wine glasses for each varietal are available and how that changes the wine drinking experience.

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

Entrepreneurship in the Millennial Age

Entrepreneurship in the Millennial Age

December 23, 2019

Millennial entrepreneur Matthew Stevens joined Bart in the studio to discuss what inspires, motivates and drives his career path. As the Co-Founder of Alleva, Matthew shares a candid story about a friend of his who was impacted by addiction, which led him to bringing his latest business venture to life. He also discusses the nuances of being a business owner in today’s millennial fueled world.

In this episode gain access to:
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Why understanding what motivates people makes a difference in driving performance
- How execution is key in scaling a business
- Why millennials choose “cause” as being their #1 motivator – even over financial means
- How choosing the right career path for your individual needs can result in having more time to spend with those you love

When asked what his ultimate lesson learned was, Matthew shared that patience is a trait he continues to develop. As a millennial who loves instant gratification, the truth is that results and long-term business success come from consistent efforts, day in and day out, which requires patience.

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

The OC Polo Club Debuts in the OC

The OC Polo Club Debuts in the OC

December 16, 2019

Entrepreneur Shelley Geiler, owner of the OC Polo Club, joined Bart in the studio to discuss her multi-faceted career and latest venture. The fourth generation Orange County native grew up in Newport Beach, and learned entrepreneurial lessons early on from her parents who own and operate a significant self-storage business. She spent many years as an attorney, but her passion for polo which was groomed in her childhood came colliding with her drive for developing new business ventures. Recently, she opened the OC Polo Club and is more passionate than ever about showing men and women of all ages the enjoyment you get from spending time in the saddle.

In this episode, learn:
-What the polo experience is like for participants at any age
-What to expect as a first time rider at OC Polo Club
-How to get started with lessons or riding school
-Why safety first is so important for the horses and riders alike

When asked what her ultimate lesson learned has been, Shelley shared, “It’s never over and there is always a new opportunity around the corner."

To learn more about the OC Polo Club, visit: https://www.ocpolo.com/

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.
Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

Year End Tax Tips – It’s Not Too Late!

Year End Tax Tips – It’s Not Too Late!

November 17, 2019

Bart and Letitia were back in the studio to discuss year end tax tips worth knowing and sharing! As we close in on the last two months of 2019, many individuals are focused on learning more about what they can do to ensure they’re in the best taxation position possible for their given situation. This is a hot topic for many, and one Bart and Letitia plan wisely for throughout the year for all of their clients. However, it is not too late to make some strategic decisions that can yield favorable results come tax filing time in 2020.

In this episode, learn more about these four options that may be helpful to reduce your tax impact:
- QUALIFIED OPPORTUNITY ZONE
- DONOR ADVISED FUND (DAF)
- CHARITABLE REMAINDER TRUST (CRT)
- CHARITABLE LEAD TRUST (CLT)

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

How to Eat, Move and Believe for a Healthier You

How to Eat, Move and Believe for a Healthier You

November 13, 2019

Founder of Eat Move Believe, Malia Lewis, which is a non-profit organization providing free workshops that focus on how much to eat, when and why, and the importance of regular exercise and a positive attitude joined Bart and Letitia in the studio. Malia also authored a book called Eat, Move, Believe which is a part of her non-profits’ programming, that has 100% of its proceeds donated to charity. The organization and its namesake book seeks to empower teens and adults to feel and look their best by making smart food choices, respecting their bodies and believing in themselves. By taking ownership of yourself, your choices and your outlook, Malia believes the cycle towards a healthier you can be ignited at any age.

In this episode, learn:
-What the three pillars, Eat, Move, and Believe stand for and how they can be implemented.
-How empowering teens can prevent the rise in diseases like diabetes.
-The types of programs that are available through EatMoveBelieve.org.

When asked what her ultimate lesson learned has been, Malia shared that treating each other with kindness, and especially being kind to yourself, makes a huge difference for teens and adults alike.

To learn more about Malia Lewis and the Eat, Move, Believe movement, visit: https://www.eatmovebelieve.org/

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

Qualified Opportunity Zones – Understanding This Investment Legislation

Qualified Opportunity Zones – Understanding This Investment Legislation

November 11, 2019

Nick Rosenthal, Senior Vice President of Griffin Capital Securities, joined Bart in the studio to discuss a little-known tax benefit rolled out in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. A Qualified Opportunity Zone is when an investor may defer eligible capital gains recognized from taxable exchanges such as: the sale of stocks or bonds, the sale of a property, or the sale of an interest in a partnership.  Both long term and short-term Capital Gains can be invested into on Opportunity Zone fund.  Each investor generally must invest Capital Gains into the Opportunity Zone Fund within 180 days of realizing Capital Gains.  The investor may then defer the federal capital gains until 2026.  If the investment is made in 2019, there may be a 15% discount applied to the federal capital gains tax in 2026.

In this episode, gain access to:
-Qualified Opportunities Zones – What are they?
-What are the parameters for investing in Qualified Opportunity Zones?
-What are the tax benefits of investing in a Qualified Opportunity Zones?
-Learn how this type of investment can be beneficial.

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com

Rare and Exclusive Interview with Prestige Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin

Rare and Exclusive Interview with Prestige Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin

November 9, 2019

Christian Selmoni, the Director of Heritage and Style for Vacheron Constantin, joined Bart in the studio during his recent trip here to the USA from his headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Christian has been a part of this prestige watchmaker for nearly 30 years and has been a pivotal figure in helping shape the evolution of the brand. Vacheron Constantin has been around since 1755 and is the oldest watch company in production. Through passion, drive and perseverance, the brand has successfully evolved over their 264 year history, while building an unbelievable legacy through the art of watchmaking. 

In this episode learn:
-How Vacheron Constantin's know how, sophistication and finishing of their watches separates them from other luxury watchmakers.
-Why the latest trend of larger men's wristwatches has broadened Vacheron Constantin's offering.
-How their bespoke watch capabilities are able to create one-of-a-kind watches for collectors who desire something rare.
-How the watch that took 8 years to produce through 3 watchmakers finally arrived to its owner in 2015.
-Why the shift happened from pocket watches to wrist watches and what it meant for the world of watchmaking.

To learn more about Vacheron Constantin, please visit: https://www.vacheron-constantin.com/en2/home.html

The Zandbergen Report, where wealth strategies and investment wisdom collide, is led by host Bart Zandbergen, and is LIVE every Tuesday at 2pm on OC Talk Radio. The show is also available on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Spotify and Stitcher.

Interested in being a guest on The Zandbergen Report? Email podcast@bartzandbergen.com.

Learn more about Bart by visiting www.BartZandbergen.com