Alan & Mark Shapiro

Episode 90 - November 8, 2016


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It’s time for a check-in. This episode of The One & Only Podcast is an homage to my dad, Alan Shapiro, and an update about where I’m at personally and professionally. Join me as I get real about grief, the lessons I learned from my dad, and what the future holds for





Show Notes:

-About my dad Alan Shapiro

-My speech at his funeral

-His speech at my bar mitzvah

-How I am processing my grief

-A lesson about goal setting

-The big goal behind

-Why collaboration is important to me

-How I’m using creativity in my business

-What’s in store for

-The lessons I learned from my dad


Links Mentioned:

-Alan M. Shapiro - Star Tribune

-Eulogy Recordings


Questions of The Week:

Are you being real about what’s happening in your life and how it makes you feel? 

Are you being real about your heart’s desires and the life that you’re currently leading?

Are you being real with those you love and the impact they’re having on your life?

Episode Quotes

“I know I’m putting myself out there, and even if people don’t get it, I'm doing it anyway."


“I don’t know if I should just dive back into work, or let myself really feel this pain, this process, and get back to work when it feels right and appropriate.”


“In order to really truly support others, you need to be taking care of yourself and be healthy first.”


“I want to live in a world where more people have the courage to look within, to really get in touch with what’s true for them, what they want most, and to share their greatest gifts in the world.”


“If I were to die tomorrow, would I be happy and fully satisfied and fulfilled with the life that I led?”