Failure Guy
Join 'Failure Guy' Ben Currier for a look into the darker side of success. In this podcast, we will find out the hardest moments successful people endured and the failures they encountered on the way towards actually 'making it'. It is said that we learn the most from our mistakes. Save yourself some time by seeing how my guests had things go horribly wrong and what they learned in the process!
025 - How to Deal With Burnout - Caitlin Donovan
July 9, 2021 • 55 MIN
Caitlin Donovan, a world-class expert on burnout, joins me for an insightful conversation to help listeners identify when they're going through burnout and how to approach it to make life more manageable.
024 - Striving to Show Up as Your Full Self - Katie Rice
June 30, 2021 • 39 MIN
Katie Rice joins me on her first ever podcast to discuss her many detours on the way to her current path of providing insightful connections and helping people navigate difficult and transformative changes in their lives!
023 - "I'm actually not that important..." - Cooper Krauss
June 16, 2021 • 42 MIN
Cooper Krauss shares his story of working his way up from being a waiter in college to finding his path towards realizing his natural ability for sales. He shows how he managed through various failures to find his true self and achieve success in many facets of life.
022 - Success is Maintaining Enthusiasm Between Failures - Steve Bookbinder
June 9, 2021 • 47 MIN
Steve Bookbinder had difficulty in finding his career path and, like me, found out he was not exactly an easy employee to manage. Only until he started focusing on inspiring and educating other sales professionals did he find his true passion. Now through his ongoing training and coaching, he is helping their businesses become more successful and is allowing them to start truly loving what they do!
021 - The Fastest Way to Success is to Double Your Failure Rate - Steven Ross
June 2, 2021 • 62 MIN
Please welcome Steven Ross, who I will proclaim the KING of door-knocking realtors! Follow his story as he decides to thrust himself into the real world of real estate, one door at a time. Big thanks to Steven for allowing me even more leeway than usual in terms of the meandering nature of the interview and did not mind me talking about myself more than I typically do.
020 - Fear is Imagination Based - Jacqueline Wales
May 26, 2021 • 18 MIN
Our favorite expert in fearlessness Jacqueline Wales shares her thoughts on why failure isn't a state of being, but just means that you're not where you want to be 'yet'. Her story takes us all around the world and gives us some insight as to how to manage our own fears and future-based anxieties. This episode is shorter than usual due to technical difficulties on my end, so this one has a bit of failure baked right into it!
019 - Open to Exploring the Idea of Failure - Sam Pomerant
May 13, 2021 • 72 MIN
Comedian Sam Pomerant joins for the strangest episode of Failure Guy yet. Failure Guy Ben is in a tumultuous time in his life and hopefully this lesser polished episode gives a bit of a peek behind the curtain. Listen to this episode with an open mind as it's a bit all over the place and not a typical episode. Thanks to Sam for being such a great sport and letting his hilarious personality shine through!
018 - My Failures Brought Me Where I Am Today - Noa Ronen
March 19, 2021 • 52 MIN
Noa Ronen shows how daring acts of sharing with the world can not only help those you want to serve, but can help you to find yourself and your tribe in the process.
017 - Factor Failure Into Your Success Plan - Eric Twiggs
March 16, 2021 • 40 MIN
Your Procrastination Prevention Partner Eric Twiggs joins me to discuss the importance of failure and shows why clarity is the starting point of success...
016 - A Marathon of Failure - Dylan Ogline
March 8, 2021 • 56 MIN
Dylan stops by to share how dropping out of high school at 14 to embark on his journey of business failures lead him to be able to live his truest life.
015 - Be Failing All The Time - Phillip Hughes
March 3, 2021 • 36 MIN
Phil Hughes joins all the way from England to share how his venture into working for himself has let him realize he never wants to work for anyone else ever again!
014 - The Failures Allowed Me to Learn, and to Win! - Archie Messersmith-Bunting
January 27, 2021 • 32 MIN
Archie shares tips on how to continue past failure and just keep going.  As he says, "it's like a constant bicycle ride of busting your ass!  Bust your ass, get up and do it again!"
013 - We're the Failure Guy Looking in the Mirror - Alex Williamns
January 20, 2021 • 44 MIN
Podcaster extraordinaire Alex Williamns explains why he's taken a similar path towards accepting and embracing failure as a necessary part of success...
012 - Fail Your Way Into Possibility - Scott Perry
January 13, 2021 • 43 MIN
Scott Perry, the mastermind behind Creative on Purpose, gives poignant insight on what it means to be a fearless creative in this day and age.
011 - A Blinding Flash of the Obvious - Robert Middleton
January 6, 2021 • 36 MIN
Robert Middleton drops in to share how marketing has changed since the inception of the internet all the way through to today!
010 - What's Your Next Peak? - Bing Oliver
December 23, 2020 • 51 MIN
Bing stops by to share his story of life, love and loss that led him to reshape and reimagine his vision for what his present (and future) looks like!
009 - Don't Fear Your Finances - Ean Price Murphy
December 17, 2020 • 33 MIN
Ean stops in to help quell our fears on money management and convince us that we can tackle the beast that is our finances!
008 - You Can't Know Until You Try - The Cork Bros
December 10, 2020 • 46 MIN
The Cork Bros join me to discuss their transition into the Photography, Videography and Social Media world. You'll learn how they took 'fail it till you nail it' to the next level!
007 - Weaponize Every Genius - Brenden Kumarasamy
December 2, 2020 • 46 MIN
Brenden from MasterTalk stops by to give some phenomenal tips on how to better approach public speaking and helps try to convince you that it's something you can do!
006 - Just Book a One Way Ticket! - Josh Bender
November 12, 2020 • 48 MIN
"Don't let fear rule your life" Josh Bender joins to share his insights on being a digital nomad!
005 - You Only Work Hard When Life is Hard Work - Phil Pelucha
October 29, 2020 • 56 MIN
Phil Pelucha from Billionaires in Boxers drops in to discuss his journey towards finding himself. He experienced massive unplanned career shifts and, surprisingly, shares why he's actually happy that he got Covid-19...
004 - Finding Your Identity - Brian Reitz
October 22, 2020 • 34 MIN
Brian Reitz joins me from New York City to discuss marketing & journalism, inner struggles to become 'cool' and how to stay true to yourself...
003 - Failure is How You Become an Expert - Andrew Bull
October 12, 2020 • 31 MIN
Andrew Bull joins me from the UK to discuss his transition from working in the film industry to helping small businesses understand how to approach the complexities of owning a business.
002 - Constructing Your Career - Elinor Moshe
October 5, 2020 • 30 MIN
Elinor Moshe, the founder of 'The Construction Coach' joins me all the way from Australia to discuss staying true to yourself and finding mentors who push you in the direction you need.
001 - Don't Ruminate on the Past - Jermane Cheathem
September 28, 2020 • 29 MIN
In the first episode of Failure Guy, I chat with Jermane Cheathem about being an entrepreneur, traveling, and how to not dwell on the past. Remember to subscribe so you get updates when new episodes are posted!