Author Archives: The Uplift

Adam Jackson: The Silent Knight

On this episode, Corey sits down with front of house engineer, Adam Jackson, to talk about what it’s really like to put on an arena show, why show business is based solely on emotion AND the power of creating your work ‘work family’ to get amazing results. Adam has worked with some of the biggest…

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Val McCallum: Two Bunk Val

On this episode, Corey sits down with guitarist & singer/songwriter, Val McCallum, to talk about his touring career with Jackson Browne, his new solo album, why he always wants to throw things away AND the time that a rather well-known singer cut a hole in a tour bus bunk to give Val, who is 6’6″,…

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Ross Medlin

On this episode, Corey sits down with Iraq combat veteran, Ross Medlin, to talk about his struggles after multiple deployments in the Middle East, how he refused ‘traditional’ counseling and medication treatments in favor of designing his own holistic program for treating PTSD and how he currently helps people rid themselves of the traumas that…

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Croix Sather

On this episode, Corey sits down with award-winning visual artist from Florida, Tony Curry, to talk about what it takes to run your art like a business! On this episode, Corey sits down with author, speaker and ultra-athlete, Croix Sather. Croix runs a lot. Like, a lot. In 2011, he, quite literally, ran across America.…

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Tony Curry

On this episode, Corey sits down with award-winning visual artist from Florida, Tony Curry, to talk about what it takes to run your art like a business! Tony’s unique background in politics (as a councilman AND police commissioner) as well as his never-ending quest for knowledge and artistic experimentation give him a very unique perspective…

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William Hung

On this episode, Corey sits down with American Idol star and viral sensation, William Hung, to talk about his rapid rise to stardom, his adventures post-AI and the lessons that he imparts on others from his crazy ride! Search “Highly Caffeinated” wherever you get your podcasts and listen in, now! Have you ever struggled to…

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Geoffrey Caravella

Midday motivation can be hard to come by – it’s even more difficult to summon that drive at 2 am but our guest this week has no problem staying up as late as he needs to in order to see his projects through to completion! Geoffrey Caravella is a high-powered, swashbuckling, corporate tech sales professional…

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Stephen Chopek – From Professional Drummer To Professional Songwriter

All the way to Memphis, by way of New Jersey, drummer/singer/songwriter and Vegan extraordinaire, Stephen Chopek sits down with Corey to talk about his life as a professional¬†drummer for the likes of John Mayer and Charlie Hunter, his journey towards understanding the art of songwriting and his solo career as a singer/songwriter! For all of…

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Top Hats, Sombreros and Calendars

Top hat fittings are not our speciality but time management is – in this episode, Corey sits down with Tyler to discuss how to efficiently and effectively conquer the to-do lists of the entrepreneur. We discuss best practices for scheduling the life of an entrepreneur and we realize that Corey could make better use of…

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Stephen Kellogg: Flossing In Bed And Tales From The Road, Parts One AND Two

Stephen Kellogg is a singer/songwriter who works his wife, four daughters AND his cousin in their family business. That business, the business of music, has changed drastically since the turn of the century and SK and I sat down to discuss many facets of those twists and turns. We talk about the way younger generations…

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