Token CEO

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On Token CEO, Erika Nardini offers a glimpse into her world as CEO of Barstool Sports. Between meetings and conference calls, Token CEO tracks Erika's moves in real time, with episodes twice a week. From current news to business strategy, Erika breaks down a variety of topics with an inside look on what’s going on in Barstool HQ. Featuring weekly guests from the boardroom, the locker room, and everywhere in between, Token CEO is raw and candid - just like its host.

Episode Date
There’s A Lot To Be Thankful For, Always.
00:30:20
Happy Thanksgiving! For this very special episode of Token CEO, Erika and her friends share what they are grateful for this year...and some of them may surprise you.
Nov 26, 2020
This Episode Is Awkward (Feat. KB and Nick Turani of Barstool Sports)
00:49:42
For Token CEO’s weirdest episode yet, Erika is interviewed by KB and Nick Turani, co-hosts of A New Untold Story. The guys have Erika rank Barstool employees, offer advice on getting fired, talk about how they got to Barstool, and discuss the perils of social media anxiety.
Nov 23, 2020
The Special Sauce (Feat. Gary Vaynerchuk and Web Smith)
01:08:53
Today’s episode features two special guests. Erika first sits down with Gary Vaynerchuk to talk about owning a sports team, the power of LinkedIn and the business of trading cards. Later on she is joined by Web Smith, the founder of 2PM, to talk about all things eCommerce.
Nov 19, 2020
You Can't Fake Rock (Feat. Allison Hagendorf)
01:08:30
Erika kicks off today’s episode with a look at what’s going on in the world of podcasting and digital media. She then sits down with Allison Hagendorf, the Global Head of Rock at Spotify. Allison talks about her new show “Rock This,” educates Erika on what the rock genre truly is, and the two go back and forth debating the best rock bands. Check out Allison's show here: https://open.spotify.com/show/0Oshk7dniJsxzT9pd3Hf5g?si=svIC696zQSGnT714q58Avw
Nov 16, 2020
Don't Hate The Player Hate The Game
01:14:20
Erika starts the episode sharing what she thinks of Token CEO’s growth & direction over the last 103 episodes and what’s ahead for the show. She then is joined by long time Stoolie, Robert, whose cold-emails actually caught her attention. The two talk about expanding your career, the growth of Barstool, and more. The episode then wraps up with Ross Pomerantz, aka Corporate Bro, to hash out some LinkedIn drama, debate the worst cold-email tactics, and Erika shares her best email tips.
Nov 12, 2020
My Mom Loves The Comment Section (Feat. Riggs of Barstool Sports)
01:02:25
Commissioner Riggs joins the show to talk about how he got his start at Barstool Sports, making the switch from resident political blogger to creating Fore Play, and details all the work that goes into making the Barstool Classic a huge success.
Nov 09, 2020
Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying (Feat. Patrick Schwarzenegger)
01:08:29
Erika starts the episode with headlines and breaks down the election and how much of an impact the two candidates have had on TV viewership. She then talks with American family royalty, Patrick Schwarzenegger. The two discuss his love for business & diversifying the industry, growing up in the Schwarzenegger family, what it takes to be a good investor, and his new movie, "Echo Boomers."
Nov 05, 2020
I Have Not Lived A Boring Life (Feat. Stephanie McMahon)
01:04:58
For Token CEO’s 100th episode, Erika is joined by WWE’s Chief Brand Officer (and new coworker), Stephanie McMahon. The two talk about the evolution of the sport, Stephanie’s first time in the ring, growing up with a WWE family, and the future of the company.
Nov 02, 2020
Thank God I Wasn’t In A Sorority
00:38:09
Erika delivers her thoughts on this week’s headlines including Shopify’s new move, social networks and community guidelines, a congratulatory statement gone wrong, and a new podcast acquisition. She finishes the episode answering listener questions asked in the new Token CEO Facebook group.
Oct 29, 2020
Sleeping At Your Desk (Feat. Blake Robbins and Tom Mullens)
00:57:01
Erika sits down with Venture Capitalist Blake Robbins to talk about interning at today’s top tech companies, future internet trends, and what’s next in the world of influencers. Later on, Barstool video producer, Tom Mullens, calls in to talk about RNR and what it felt like to almost win $25,000.
Oct 26, 2020
Have Another Drink (Feat. Joshua Acheatel)
01:01:53
Erika analyzes what’s going on in the food and beverage industry in the midst of the Pandemic. She chats with Joshua Acheatal, a small business owner in NYC, to see how he’s handling things.
Oct 22, 2020
I Learned The Internet Working Security (Feat. Coley Mick)
01:20:31
Erika talks with Barstool’s own Coley Mick about his experience with the company, his new position as EIC, doing what scares you, and his version of success.
Oct 19, 2020
Take It Like A Woman
00:40:49
Solo episode today because the boss has a lot to say. Erika delivers a rant on feminism, women in the workplace and the double standards that frustrate her the most.
Oct 15, 2020
One Foot Out The Door (Feat. Kirk Minihane)
00:56:45
Kirk Minihane joins the show to ask Erika everything he wants to know about the business of Barstool Sports. The two get into the ongoing Sirius negotiations, employee contracts and Erika’s workplace pet peeves.
Oct 12, 2020
Di's Story
01:12:49
On today’s episode Erika is joined by Diana Keen and Liz Moore, founding members of the Roots & Wings Foundation. Diana shares her story of being diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Inflammatory Breast Cancer and how she's transformed a short prognosis into 6 years of fighting. To learn more about Diana and her foundation, visit www.rootswingsfoundation.org.
Oct 08, 2020
If You Want a Seat at The Table, Flip It Over.
00:26:33
Bonus episode and breaking news! Erika is the newest board member of the WWE. She chats with Barstool's Jared Carrabis and Robbie Fox to explain how it all went down.
Oct 06, 2020
The Glory of Barstool Sports
00:54:44
No guest today because the boss has a lot to say. Erika breaks down this week’s headlines including the President’s COVID diagnosis, Facebook’s new workplace policies and how they relate to Barstool and why more women are leaving their careers now than ever before.
Oct 05, 2020
Feed Yourself First (Feat. Rachel Hollis)
01:00:19
Erika covers today’s headlines including period paint, market spoofing and the social media monopoly. Later, she is joined by entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker Rachel Hollis. Rachel talks about her newest book, why having bad days are actually a good thing and more importantly, her favorite protein powder. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Oct 01, 2020
Running Isn't Pretty (Feat. Andi Dorfman)
00:44:55
Erika is joined by author and television personality Andi Dorfman. Andi shares why she made the pivot from reality television, how she started her own run club and gives a behind the scenes look on launching her own business and fitness community. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 28, 2020
Obsession With Perfection (Feat. Dr. Laurie Santos)
00:51:02
Erika is joined by Yale Professor Dr. Laurie Santos. Laurie is a self-proclaimed happiness expert and teaches the most popular course in Yale history. Laurie shares her keys to happiness and offers insight on what connections should be our most valuable. For more from Dr. Laurie Santos, check out her podcast The Happiness Lab. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 24, 2020
We Only F*ck With Hall of Famers (Feat. Constance Schwartz)
01:09:15
Erika is joined by Constance Schwartz, CEO of Smac Entertainment. Constance shares how she got her start in the business, what she’s learned by managing some of entertainment’s biggest names and why saying “no” is a great answer. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 21, 2020
Get A Second Wind (Feat. Guy Raz)
00:33:47
Erika is joined by award-winning journalist and radio host Guy Raz to talk about his new book, “How I Built This.” Guy shares how he got to NPR, what he’s learned after interviewing over 6,000 guests and the secret to being an entrepreneur. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 17, 2020
The Girl Next Door (Feat. Erin Andrews)
00:53:59
Erika sits down with sportscaster and television personality Erin Andrews. Erin shares what to expect for this football season, how she developed her own clothing line and the important lessons she’s learned in a broadcasting career over the last 20+ years. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 14, 2020
Charcuterie Is a Sport (Feat. Renee Paquette)
01:03:32
Erika is joined by Renee Paquette, more commonly known by her WWE name, Renee Young. Renee shares how she got her origin story, new career ventures and what to do when you hit your glass ceiling. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 10, 2020
Stop Apologizing (Feat. Kayce Smith and Laura Rutledge)
00:58:36
Erika is joined by Barstool’s own Kayce Smith and ESPN’s Laura Rutledge to talk about friendship, competition and why we need to stop apologizing. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 08, 2020
The Boring Department of Barstool Sports (Feat. Jason Wright)
00:47:11
Erika sits down with Washington Football Team’s Jason Wright, the first Black team president in NFL history. Jason shares how being a former player impacts how he does his job, his first week and more. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 03, 2020
Everybody Loves Fireworks (Feat. Steve Krakauer and Hard Factor)
01:06:02
Erika sits down with Barstool Sports’ Hard Factor crew and Fourth Watch’s Steve Krakauer to break down the media’s coverage of the 2020 election. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Sep 01, 2020
Normal is a Setting on the Washing Machine (Feat. Carlos Watson)
00:40:50
Erika sits down with Carlos Watson, CEO and founder of Ozy Media. The two talk about his new show, starting his own media company and why you should always take your mom’s advice. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 27, 2020
Glorify the Process (Feat. Coach HP)
00:52:58
Erika sits down with Coach HP, celebrity baseball coach and ultimate hustler. Coach HP shares his lesson plan for success, why you should always give yourself credit and how to glorify the process. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 25, 2020
The Prolific and Profane (Feat. Deion Sanders)
00:40:10
Live from Texas, Erika sits down with Barstool’s newest hire, NFL hall of famer, Deion Sanders. They talk about how Deion got to Barstool, his new podcast and why he always has his foot on the gas. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 20, 2020
Bring More Than Just Your Plate (Feat. John Buccigross)
01:12:36
Erika is joined by sports anchor John Buccigross. The two talk about how he got his big break, his love for hockey, and (of course) Erika's pursuit of owning a women's hockey team. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 18, 2020
Do Agents Suck? (Featuring Audie Attar and Kim Miale)
00:53:09
Erika sits down with two notable sports agents. She first chats with Audie Attar, longtime manager of Conor McGregor. Later in the show she is joined by Kim Miale, the trailblazing agent who reps Saquon Barkley, JuJu Smith-Schuster and many more. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 13, 2020
Talking Shit Can Be a Job (Feat. Matt Gaudet of the PLL)
00:51:01
Erika takes a look at the lessons you can learn from sports both on and off the field. Later in the show PLL player and expert shit talker Matt Gaudet calls in to talk about his season ending loss and why he doesn't care what you think. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 11, 2020
Chapter 11: Bankruptcy
01:16:13
Erika breaks down the recent trend of bankruptcies amidst the pandemic and explains why it's not necessarily a bad thing. Later in the show she talks to a listener needing a pep talk and catches up with rejection expert Kelly Keegs.
Aug 06, 2020
Quarter-Life Crisis (Feat. Joey Mulinaro and Lil Sasquatch of Barstool Sports)
01:17:25
Erika continues the conversation on happiness in the workplace and how the workforce has evolved in recent years. Later in the show new hires Joey Mulinaro and Lil Sasquatch call in to talk about joining Barstool Sports and starting a new job in a pandemic. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Aug 04, 2020
Sports is a Religion (Featuring Gotham Chopra)
01:10:12
Erika talks about trying to keep company morale high during tumultuous times and finding your own happiness (3:29). She then has on film maker Gotham Chopra (30:00) to talk about the religion that is sports and his new series "Greatness Code." Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 30, 2020
It's All About the Desks
00:48:32
Erika details her visit to the White House and shares some history she learned. Later in the show she talks with Kelly Keegs about handling rejection and navigating job uncertainty during confusing times. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 28, 2020
Up and Running (Feat. Colleen Quigley)
01:00:35
Erika sits down with Eddie of Barstool Chicago to talk about the return of baseball (5:45). Later in the show she is joined by Olympic runner Colleen Quigley (24:54). The two discuss running techniques, preparing for the Olympics and when to get a new pair of running shoes. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 23, 2020
Mr. Sunday Night (Feat. Cris Collinsworth)
01:26:03
Erika breaks down how colleges are handling the pandemic and offers advice on what she would do if she was a student (3:10). Later on Cris Collinsworth joins the show to discuss the beginnings of Pro Football Focus, how he got in the booth and what he thinks about the upcoming NFL season (38:32). Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 21, 2020
What Your Boss is Really Thinking
00:59:16
Erika defines the eras of media personalities throughout the years (4:14), interviews Mike Rabil of the PLL on the upcoming tournament (27:28) and gives advice for someone just starting their career (46:17).
Jul 16, 2020
GAME: Guidance, Attention, Motivation, Education (Feat. Gillie Da Kid of Barstool Sports)
01:10:54
Erika dives into what’s going on with female-led lifestyle companies (3:43), breaks down the Harper Letters on cancel culture (14:50), interviews Gillie Da Kid (27:27) and answers some listener questions (51:33)
Jul 14, 2020
Mixer? SHUT IT DOWN (Feat. Jon Taffer)
00:58:08
Erika breaks down what’s going on in the streaming world right now. Jon Taffer joins the show to talk business during a pandemic, his new product and the future of restaurants. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 09, 2020
The Things We Said Today
00:56:59
Erika addresses everything that unfolded last week on the internet and sits down with HR Stephanie to discuss what happens next. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 07, 2020
The Quarantine Best Of
00:41:28
Erika shares her favorite moments from the past 64 episodes. New episode on Monday. In the meantime, this is a great way to catch up! If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jul 02, 2020
You Don't Need No Damn MBA (Feat. Jason Tartick)
00:27:45
Friday Guest: Erika is joined by financial consultant and investor Jason Tartick. The two discuss his transition from banker to reality tv star, nailing the perfect pitch and why you don’t need a business degree. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 26, 2020
The Camera's Always Rolling (Feat. YP of Barstool Sports)
00:30:54
Erika sits down with Barstool Sports personality YP. The two talk about his journey to Barstool, what he’s learned working under Dave and the second season of his series Barstool Outdoors. Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 25, 2020
Celebrate Not Tolerate (Feat. Aikisha Colon)
00:41:57
Erika sits down with her friend Aikisha Colon, wife of Barstool Sports employee Willie Colon. The two discuss growing up in the south, how to support all women and what it means to be an ally. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 24, 2020
WTF is a Newfront?
00:22:01
Erika breaks down newfronts and how Barstool Sports fits in this relatively new space but very old world. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 23, 2020
Modern Warfare (Feat. Johanna Faries)
00:27:16
Erika is joined by Johanna Faries, commissioner of the Call of Duty League, to talk about how traditional sports are similar to eSports and the future of the industry. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 19, 2020
Do You, But I’m Right Behind You (Feat. Erika’s Dad)
00:24:17
Erika’s dad joins the podcast for a special Father’s Day episode. The two discuss philosophy, Erika’s college years and the hardships of being a parent. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 18, 2020
Why Does Baseball Have So Many Problems? (Feat. Jared Carrabis and Dallas Braden of Barstool Sports)
00:36:08
Erika is joined by Dallas Braden and Jared Carrabis of the Starting 9 Podcast to break down the state of baseball and what’s going on with the MLB. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 17, 2020
WTF is Going On With Female Leadership?
00:30:09
Erika breaks down what’s going on with female leadership in the wake of several notable resignations over the last two weeks at The Wing, Man Repeller, and Refinery 29. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 16, 2020
Uncancellable
00:31:03
Erika is joined by Steve Krakauer, formerly of CNN and The Blaze and creator of the Fourth Watch media newsletter, to discuss cancel culture and its role in entertainment and news. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 15, 2020
Do That Shit (Feat. Pinky Cole)
00:30:57
Friday Guest Host: Erika is joined by Pinky Cole, entrepreneur and owner of the Slutty Vegan. The two discuss branding, running a business and the other b-word. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 12, 2020
A Day of Rants
00:34:30
On today's episode Erika gives us a quick rundown of what's going on in her world including her take on the agenda of cable news, her quest to buy a hockey team and the fall out from Barstool's most recent drama. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 11, 2020
Bet on Yourself (Feat. Big Ev of Barstool Sports)
00:23:36
Erika sits down with Big Ev of Barstool Sports to discuss Tik Tok, weight-loss and how getting catfished was the best thing to happen to his career. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 10, 2020
The Key to Networking is Good Breath
00:30:04
Erika answers listeners questions and breaks down how to network in the new normal. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 09, 2020
What's Going On With Big Tech?
00:23:23
Erika gives a rundown on what’s going on with major social media platforms and how that relates to Twitter’s recent decision to censor tweets from the President. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 08, 2020
Buying a Sports Team with Alex Rodriguez
00:27:48
Friday Guest Host: Erika is joined by MLB great and business mogul Alex Rodriguez. The two discuss Major League Baseball returning, the gift of being naturally curious and advice for owning a sports team. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 05, 2020
An Important Message for Parents of People Who Work at Barstool Sports
00:18:27
Erika gives a quick rundown of what’s happening in her world, talks about Barstool growing and evolving in real time and gives an update on the highly anticipated return to the Barstool office. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 04, 2020
Eric vs. PFT (Feat. PFT Commenter of Barstool Sports)
00:56:00
Erika sits down with PFT Commenter from Barstool Sports #1 sports podcast, Pardon My Take, to talk about his origin story to joining Barstool, the history of comment sections and the first time he ever met Big Cat. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 03, 2020
Reach Out and Show Love (Feat. Myles Jones)
00:32:07
Erika is joined by professional lacrosse player Myles Jones to talk about growing up in the game of lacrosse, the Premier Lacrosse League returning in the middle of a pandemic, and what he’s doing to bring people together as a role model in his community. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
Jun 02, 2020
Listen. (Feat. Trill Withers and Willie Colon of Barstool Sports)
01:01:06
Erika talks with Barstool Sports employees Willie Colon and Trill Withers to listen to their perspective on what’s going on right now.
Jun 01, 2020
Becky Quick is a Practical Woman (Feat. Becky Quick)
00:33:39
Friday Guest: Becky Quick, anchorwoman of "Squawk Box" on CNBC, joins the show to talk about the financial world, pursuing your career and proper news consumption in a pandemic. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 29, 2020
HBO to the Max (Feat. Jeff D. Lowe from Barstool Sports)
00:22:29
On today’s episode, Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports, breaks down what’s going on in the streaming and OTT world after the launch of HBO Max yesterday with special guest Jeff D. Lowe from Barstool Sports’ entertainment podcast Lights, Camera, Barstool. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 28, 2020
The CEO of Hangovers (Feat. Brianna LaPaglia from Barstool Sports)
00:20:34
Erika Nardini talks to one of Barstool Sports' newest employees, Brianna LaPaglia aka briannachickenfry on aka the CEO of Hangovers. They talk about Tik Tok, putting yourself out there, and how to find your path post-college. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 27, 2020
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
00:16:00
Erika talks about the Call Her Daddy drama involving Scooter Braun and Dave Portnoy that unfolded over the long weekend and how it could end up being a good thing for Barstool Sports.
May 26, 2020
Bloom Where You're Planted
00:48:38
Bonus Episode: Live from Zoom, Erika takes part in a panel alongside entrepreneur David Meltzer and Barstool's own Zero Blog Thirty for a special broadcast of "The Professional Mindset Playbook" hosted by Ty Lopez of the United States Air Force. The crew discuss creative leadership and productive culture and answer questions from active duty members and veterans alike. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 25, 2020
Successfully Insecure (Feat. Barbara Corcoran)
00:30:31
Friday Guest: Erika sits down with Barbara Corcoran to talk all things business and pleasure. The Shark Tank judge recounts her humble beginnings, the insecurity needed for success, and how to break into the old boys clubs of business. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 22, 2020
The Middle Child of Barstool Sports (Feat. Kevin Clancy of Barstool Sports)
00:35:33
Erika talks with long time Barstool Sports employee Kevin Clancy aka KFC about hosting a podcast for 7+ years, testing out new ideas, and being a bridge for new talent at Barstool. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 21, 2020
Joe Rogan’s Howard Stern Moment
00:27:50
Erika breaks down the Joe Rogan deal, explores what it means for Apple and how Barstool Sports is looking at their podcasting business. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 20, 2020
Why Call Her Daddy Wants IP
00:25:10
Erika gives a beginner's guide to intellectual property and how it applies to brands like Call Her Daddy If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 19, 2020
She Said, She Said
00:24:34
On today’s episode, Erika talks in-depth, for the first time on the podcast, about her take on the Call Her Daddy situation.
May 18, 2020
I Broke My Arm on the Dance Floor (Feat. Zach Leonsis)
00:20:21
Friday Guest: Zach Leonsis of Monumental Sports joins Erika on the show today. As Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Zach is responsible for growing brands like the Washington Wizards, the Washington Capitals, and Team Liquid. The two discuss owning a sports team in the midst of a pandemic, the growth of Esports, and charting his own path in a family business. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 15, 2020
I Think I Suck
00:21:02
Erika answers listener voicemails, from learning how to trust your gut and what to do when you refer a friend for a job and it doesn’t work out. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 14, 2020
Coronavirus is a Slippery Motherf*cker (Feat. Large and Rudy of Barstool Sports)
00:24:27
Erika is joined by Large from Barstool (Barstool Breakfast, Twisted History, Podfathers) and Rudy from Barstool (Stool Scenes, Stool Team 6) to do a round table discussion about the history of plagues from ancient Egypt to modern day pandemics. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 13, 2020
Feedback is a Gift (Feat. Gaz of Barstool Sports)
00:29:28
Barstool Sports’ first employee of 16 years, Paul Gulczynski, joins the show to talk about the early days of Barstool, the first time Dave Portnoy yelled at him, and the one moment he almost quit. Erika and Gaz also talk about hiring, giving and receiving feedback and how to grow in your current job. Finally, they talk about times Barstool Sports has screwed up in the past and how they handled the criticism to move forward. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 12, 2020
Strategery Bingo
00:16:12
On today’s Monday Rundown Erika recaps her weekend, shows love to a certain college football coach, and gives a warm welcome to her Twitter trolls. She also discusses when Barstool Sports will return to the office with states starting to announce plans to reopen businesses and what that means for the NFL. As Barstool Sports CEO, Erika breaks down what went into Barstool Sports first earnings call with Penn National. Plus the debut of a new segment about business phrases and jargon, which we turned into a game of bingo you can play at home on your next zoom call. If you aren’t already following the Token CEO Podcast: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tokenCEO Instagram: https://instagram.com/tokenceo Spotify Playlists: https://open.spotify.com/user/i11of6spoadvzjckn120xkt7c?si=dazbi76aTBqwIJL0wGbIwA
May 11, 2020
That’s What She Said (Feat. Erika’s Mom)
00:22:15
Friday Guest: Erika’s Mom joins the podcast for a special Mother’s Day episode of Token CEO. Erika’s mom talks about what she really thought when Erika took the job at Barstool, that time she caught Erika shit faced in high school and Glenny Balls being her favorite Barstool personality.
May 08, 2020
Mötley Crüe Give Me My Money Back
00:25:39
Erika ponders on the return of live sports, questions cable bills, and laments over her summer concert plans. We dive deep into what happens to the sports broadcasting ecosystem when live sports are cancelled and when will leagues like the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB be back on TV. Also, will live sports being on hold lead to more consumers than ever cancelling their cable packages?
May 07, 2020
Believe in Clichés (Feat. Hank and Ria from Barstool Sports)
00:24:13
Erika talks to Barstool’s power couple Hank and Ria about new platforms, disappointing your parents, and taking a risk. Hank, producer of Pardon My Take with Big Cat and PFT, has been with Barstool since he was 19 helping grow it to what it is today. Also on the show is Ria, one of the hosts of Chicks in the Office and The Group Chat, who also joined Barstool at 19 on a whim as an intern and has developed into one of Barstool’s brightest stars through video, podcasting and now Tik Tok.
May 06, 2020
Barstool is a Place Full of Rejection
00:24:38
Last week, Erika talked about hiring, today we dive into manufacturing opportunities, handling rejection, and fixing the unfixable.
May 05, 2020
Can You Run the World From Your Bed?
00:11:47
On today’s episode, Erika talks about how Barstool is expanding its college empire, DMs a new content hire, and cannot fathom that somehow we’re still talking about equal pay in 2020.
May 04, 2020
I Can Bring Snacks on the Bus (Feat. Kelly Babstock)
00:22:32
Friday Guest: Professional hockey player Kelly Babstock, talks signing with Toronto, the state of women’s hockey and if Erika should buy a team.
May 01, 2020
I Don’t Have Any Complaints (Feat. Kirk Minihane)
00:21:31
Erika and Barstool’s Kirk Minihane talk how he became Podcast Jesus, got to Barstool and 80s music.
Apr 30, 2020
Don't Call It A Comeback (Feat. Wallo267)
00:17:35
Erika and Barstool’s Wallo267 talk quarantine motivation, comebacks and inhaling life
Apr 29, 2020
Are Digital Publishers Screwed?
00:19:02
Erika breaks down how digital publishers are getting screwed and how they got there in the first place.
Apr 28, 2020
FFS Write a Thank You Note
00:22:17
Erika on how to get hired at Barstool, the value of persistence and sending your resume on a pizza box.
Apr 27, 2020
Finance Makes Me Sick (feat. Mrs. Dow Jones)
00:15:31
Friday Guest: Haley Sacks, aka Mrs. Dow Jones, talks stimulus packages, cancel culture and pukes mid podcast taping. Yes, really.
Apr 24, 2020
What Now?
00:16:15
Erika explores the question “What now?” and explains why she isn't scared of the new normal.
Apr 23, 2020
Do You Like Your Job? (Feat. HR Stephanie)
00:17:22
Erika and Barstool’s HR Stephanie discuss what it’s like to be the first HR person at Barstool, how to return to the office and the knee jerk reaction of layoffs.
Apr 22, 2020
I Want To Hug Everybody (Feat. Anisha Patel-Dunn, D.O.)
00:13:13
Erika is joined by Anisha Patel-Dunn, D.O., the Chief Medical Officer of LifeStance Health, to talk about stress and anxiety in the time of corona.
Apr 21, 2020
I Think I Look Like Shit
00:14:36
Erika’s Monday Rundown: Chicken salad sandwiches, owning women’s hockey teams and paper towel blunts.
Apr 20, 2020
I'm a 34 Year Old Single Bearded Man (feat. Paul Rabil)
00:15:56
Friday Guest: Paul Rabil, Co-Founder of the Premier Lacrosse League, joins Erika to discuss when the league will be back, his DJing past and how sending vulnerable text messages is getting him through quarantine.
Apr 17, 2020
This One's for Callie
00:18:27
Erika answers listener voicemails, from what songs got her through teenage angst to how to get a job after quarantine.
Apr 16, 2020
Everybody Loves a Loser (Feat. Big Cat)
00:22:39
Erika and Barstool’s Dan “Big Cat” Katz discuss when sports is coming back and creating content from home.
Apr 15, 2020
Don't Stand and Watch the Ball
00:11:21
The two choices right now: Be productive or be passive.
Apr 14, 2020
Spiral Ham
00:10:43
Erika’s Monday Rundown: Easter weekend, liquor store journeys and making your bed.
Apr 13, 2020
You Have to Nail the Pitch
00:12:16
Friday Guest Host Take Over: Karen Cahn, Founder and CEO of IFundWomen, joins Erika to discuss what entrepreneurs need to know when starting a business.
Apr 10, 2020
You Gotta Love Where You Work
00:58:45
Special Episode: Live via Zoom, Erika details her path to Barstool Sports on Penn State's "The Classroom" series.
Apr 09, 2020
That's Amore (Feat. The Borrelli Family)
00:15:03
Erika sits down with restaurant owner Frank Borrelli and his son Frankie to discuss running a small business during a pandemic.
Apr 08, 2020
I Can't Get My Zoom Background To Work
00:10:36
Erika explores the big question of how to make money during a pandemic.
Apr 07, 2020
Constraint Breeds Creativity
00:10:39
Erika rallies her run club, discusses the power of influence and offers advice for the week ahead.
Apr 06, 2020
You Are Not Playing the Game Well (feat. Rich Greenfield)
00:13:00
Friday Guest Host Take Over: Rich Greenfield, CoFounder of LightShed Partners, joins Erika to break down why Netflix is getting it right and traditional media is getting it wrong.
Apr 03, 2020
I’m Very Into Godzilla
00:10:47
Erika recovers from headline whiplash, learns how to make her own disinfectant and gets ready for a night of Godzilla.
Apr 02, 2020
Adapt and Overcome with Kate Mannion
00:10:34
Erika celebrates Hump Day with one fucking good thing, Kate Mannion of Barstool Sports.
Apr 01, 2020
Alright. Blah Blah.
00:09:48
Alright... Erika says goodbye to Q1, learns profanity can get you through wartimes at work and declares her love for Jimmy Buffett.
Mar 31, 2020
Very Very Long Days
00:10:38
Erika takes listeners through her daily routine in quarantine, while exploring her fears and successes in this new corona world
Mar 30, 2020