Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in podcasting but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Tommy Canale, Host of Before the Lights Podcast, located in Las Vegas, NV, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Before the Lights Podcast. The interview shows how they made their mark. Anyone that listens to podcasts. My guests include sports athletes. musicians, actors, former FBI and ATF Agents, and many others!

Tell us about yourself

As an inspirational speaker and former radio personality, a friend brought up to me in 2019 that I should have a podcast. After learning more about the podcast industry, I became motivated to have a show to tell people’s journey to where they are today.

Research motivates me to learn about each guest on my show and inspire others from my story of surviving cancer.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Having the show heard in over 90 countries and inspiring people with every speech I give to businesses and organizations.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Looking & confirming new guests for each week. Getting the word to spread of being a public speaker.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Do it.
  2. Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.
  3. Start slow and grow.

Where can people find you and your business?


If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solo or small business entrepreneur that you'd like to share, then please answer these interview questions. We'd love to feature your journey on these pages.

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