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Mark Baratto has over 15 years of marketing and sales experience specializing in Psychological based Sales & Marketing, Story Creation, and Customer Acquisition. His expertise lies in understanding people’s psyche, what motivates them, and the behavioral science behind what drives their actions - using 30 years of tested & proven persuasion principles. He provides proven psychological skills that help his clients capture the attention of their dream customer, turning them into life-long raving fans.

Tricia Coyne Talks Southern Eats with a Twist at Firefly Restaurant

In the episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Tricia Coyne, the owner of the modern chef-driven Firefly restaurant. We talk about Fireball shots, Great White sharks, her Bubba Award, and how she took her restaurant idea from a college dream into a successful Key West hotspot. More About Firefly Restaurant Firefly is a modern, chef-driven…

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How Keith St. Peter is keeping the bar scene cool with GlitchCraft

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Keith St. Peter, the owner of Kojin Noodle Bar and once famed, “The Porch,” on his new venture, GlitchCraft. We talk about why he and his partners are keeping the bar scene cool and scratching their itch by creating a place they love hanging out at themselves. It’s…

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Love In Bloom with Kristy Geary

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Kristy Geary, the owner of Love In Bloom flower shop.  We talk about her days as a youngster at Sloppy Joes, how she took a leap of faith and jumped head first into a brand new business, and all her secret spots in Key West. MORE ABOUT…

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Hotel Talk with Carol Wightman of the Marquesa Hotel

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Carol Wightman, one of the owners of the famed Marquesa Hotel to discuss, what it takes to run a successful hotel, some famed guests that have stayed at the hotel, and what the “hotel life” in Key West really looks like. Be on the listen for Carol’s…

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Landscape Design Talk with Craig Reynolds

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Craig Reynolds to discuss how he created a widely successful landscape architect business on our small 2×4 mile island. Craig’s one of a kind hardscape and landscape design has set him up as HGTV’s Ultimate Outdoor Winner 2019. MORE ON CRAIG via HGTV’s Interview Craig Reynolds has 22…

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Fantasy Fest & Event Planning with Nadene Grossman Or

In our first episode, Mark Baratto speaks with Nadene Grossman Orr who handles all of the planning for Fantasy Fest, the Annual Key West Songwriters Festival, and many more events through her company We’ve Got The Keys. We go deep into why she moved to Key West and what she loves about living and working…

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Episode 24: Do You Have The Will to Put in the Work?

In this episode, Cameron Shayne and Mark Baratto discuss how this one little thing you can do every day that will create extraordinary results over time.

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Episode 23: The Wall, an Instagram Egg, & a Ton of Laughs

In the episode, Mark Baratto and Cameron Shayne discuss current events happening in the world and how you can apply this way of thinking into positively impacting your life.

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Episode 22: F#$K Budokon – The Fight Focus Podcast

In this episode, Cameron is interviewed by Buck Grant on his informative show, “The Fight Focus Podcast.” Cameron Shayne is the founder of Budokon, a Mixed Movement Art that includes martial arts, calisthenics, Mobility, and yoga. I trained with him over a month ago during a 5-day immersion for mobility work and got to know…

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Episode 21: What Kind of Leader are You?

In this episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto discuss and define what it means to be a strong leader and how you may need to be disagreeable in the short term in order to make long-term change.

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Episode 1: The Modern Man & His Relationship with Modern-Day Yoga

In this first episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto discuss the modern man and his relationship with modern-day yoga.

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Episode 19: The Secrets to Success of High-Level Athletes

Have you ever wondered how professional athletes perform at such high levels?  In this episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto reveals the secrets Cameron has learned from training these athletes, and how we can all apply them to our lives.

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Episode 18: Are You Being Punished or Being Rewarded?

Do you want a happy life? How about one filled with worry or despair? It’s obvious we all want the former, yet your interpretation of things can drastically change your life to the latter. In this episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto discuss Tony Robbins, the #metoo movement, and how human beings listen to what…

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Episode 17: A Discussion on Plant Medicine with the One & Only, Josh Berkman

An intimate discussion with Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto on onesies, painted toes, beards, scarves… and Plant Medicine, with the one and only Josh Berkman – better known as The People’s Warrior.

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Episode 16: A How-To Guide on Finding Your Purpose

What do you think of when someone asks, “What’s your passion?” Are you searching? Are you confused? Are you waiting for it to hit you like a bolt of lightning? On today’s podcast, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto discuss the topic of “Finding Your Purpose.”

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Episode 15: Is There a GOD? One of us Believes & the Other Doesn’t

In this episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto discuss the existence of God. One of us believes there is a God and the other doesn’t.  You can only imagine where this episode goes…

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Episode 14: Are You Playing the Victim? Yes, #youtoo!

On today’s controversial episode with Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto, we recruited special guests, Melayne Shayne and Jose Rivera, to discuss the topic of victimization.  We cover the whole construct of victim language, mentality, and the decision-making process. We help to answer questions like, Is the world happening “to you,” instead of “for you?”  What…

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Episode 13: Is Anything You Believe Even Real?

Today Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto go real deep and discuss one of Budokon’s core principles, the distinction between a relative reality vs an absolute reality. What is connected to me?  What is happening to me or happening around me? These questions are asked every day when you live in a “Relative State.” Once you understand…

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Episode 12: Should I End My Relationship? (LIVE from BDK 500 hour Mixed Mover camp)

In this special LIVE episode, Cameron Shayne & Mark Baratto sit down with his students on day 9 of a 30-day BDK 500 hour Mixed Mover camp at Budokon University, for a mind science session. When asked who want to participate, Jules speaks up looking for some answers on why he is questioning his relationship…

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