Sol Orwell - Finding Your Tribe

Join host Chris Schembra in this week's episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Conversations, as he welcomes entrepreneurial philanthropist, cookie connoisseur, and Editor in Chief of SJO.com, Sol Orwell, whose natural curiosity about and genuine interest in humanity has provided him with many unique and memorable experiences through the interesting people he has met. Mr. Orwell asks thoughtfully, while reflecting on the opportunities that have presented themselves to him in unexpected ways, "Would I read my own memoirs? Am I writing an interesting chapter in my life?"

Alex Banayan - The Third Door

Join host Chris Schembra in this week's episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Conversations, as he welcomes Alex Banayan, a venture associate named to Forbes' annual '30 Under 30' list. The day before his freshman year final exams, Alex hacked "The Price Is Right", won a sailboat, sold it, and used the prize money to fund his quest to learn from the world’s most successful people. In their conversation, Mr. Banayan explains the genesis of his dream to write the self-help book that he sought to read.

Kelle Jacob - Finding Joy in the Unexpected - Episode 4

Join host Chris Schembra in this week's episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Club Conversations, as he welcomes Kelle Jacob, former America's Top Model contestant, art world entrepreneur, and current beauty industry leader. Speaking about navigating inevitable deviations from the future she had envisioned, and encountering unexpected revelations about herself and her passions, Miss Jacob explains how her path of seemingly disassociated points has led her a present feeling of both personal growth and professional satisfaction.

Ovie Mughelli - Goodness as Glue - Episode 3

Join host Chris Schembra in this episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Club Conversations, as he welcomes former All-Pro NFL Fullback Ovie Mughelli in a conversation about the unexpected tangents that life's journey often presents. Listen as Mr. Mughelli shares his story of hope to and fulfillment of playing in the NFL, and what came after when the time came to reinvent himself. Find out what motivates him to do good with the platform he's been given, and which issues are the nearest to his heart in the desire to pass our planet to the next generation as a better place than he found it.

Spencer Gerrol - The Theory of Mind (Episode 2)

Join host Chris Schembra in this episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Conversations, as he welcomes Spencer Gerrol, Founder and CEO of SPARK Neuro, in a conversation to explore the neuroscience behind empathy and emotions. On his own self-defined 5 Step Journey, Mr. Gerrol shares the origin story of his business venture, how being a first-generation American has led to a feeling of personal responsibility, and how he takes “pride in the struggle.”

Justin Birenbaum - The Maternal (Episode 1)

Join host Chris Schembra in the premiere episode of his podcast series, 7:47 Club, as he welcomes his first guest Justin Birenbaum, Associate of Global Partnerships at TED Conferences, in a thought-provoking, wide-ranging discussion about curating a purpose-driven life. Specifically, listen as they discuss drivers and deterrents that may be influencing what you’re doing, and why you’re doing it… at work, at home, and in your relationships.

Intro to "7:47 Conversations" Podcast

Intro to "7:47 Conversations" Podcast

Hey, folks. Welcome to the 747 Club podcast. My name is Chris Schembra, your host, and I'm broadcasting live from beautiful New York City. I'm so happy you're here with us today, and I'm really excited for the launch of this podcast. In this heart-centered podcast, we're going to set the table and create the safe space for people to get vulnerable. I hope you'll learn how some of the brightest minds and the most conscious leaders on the planet are actually human, just like you and me.