The Focus

2019  |  Season 1  |  17 Episodes

Host Taylor Cole Longacre talks with inspiring leaders, visionaries, entrepreneurs, authors, and entertainers about their business ventures and what’s propelled these leaders to greatness.  

For some families, a doctor's diagnosis would mean a dead end, but for The Pyron's it was the beginning of something beautiful and unimaginable! On this episode of The Focus Taylor sits down with Blake Pyron, the youngest entrepreneur in the state of Texas with Down Syndrome.

Blake & Mary Ann Pyron - Blake's Snow Shack

National Bestselling Author, Comedian and Speaker David Ahearn joins Taylor to talk about his book "Happy Accidents" and how to apply the phrase, "Yes, and" to every area of our lives.

David Ahearn - Happy Accidents

Richmond Punch

Richmond Punch is a violin virtuoso who delivers powerfully riveting and explosively dynamic performances! His business specializes in live violin music for all events including special events, corporate events, concerts, festivals, weddings, and worship. Mr. Punch plays everything from classical to jazz, to hip hop and gospel.

In “Step Out, Step Up, Step Forward,” Lori L. Dixon supplies sound advice for leaders in all walks of life. She challenges her readers to walk with purpose while embracing and overcoming challenges that stand in their way.

Lori L. Dixon

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‘Celebration,’ ‘Get Down on It’ and several of Kool & the Gang’s Grammy Award-winning chart-toppers were written by musician Sir Earl Toon.

Sir Earl Toon

Dallas has a hidden beauty secret that lies behind the doors of the Dallas Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics, run by board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Lori Stetler.

Dr. Lori Stetler

Cathryn Gabor of Africa 360 believes that once you see wildlife, you’ll want to save it and support conservation efforts.

Cathryn Gabor - Africa 360

Your closet just got bigger. Rachel Sipperley is the CEO and Founder of Rent My Wardrobe, a peer to peer marketplace that empowers women to generate additional income while becoming more financially savvy.

Rachel Sipperley - Rent My Wardrobe

Barbie and Richard Armenta both have plenty of brokenness in their pasts. For those who have experienced divorce, long to heal emotionally and spiritually, and yearn for true intimacy, The Right Combination is a shout of hope.

Barbie and Richard Armenta

Rogers Healy was born to build, market and sell. From day one, he’s always looked for opportunities to network, learn and work harder than anyone. In 2018, Rogers was recognized as one of the Top 100 REALTORS in the country (out of over 2,000,000 people). With over $4,000,000,000 in closed deals and counting.

Rogers Healy and Associates

He made the first VARIDESK to help a friend with his back pain. It worked so well that he got a ton of requests to make more. So he did, and he hasn’t stopped since. Their line of sit-stand desks and active office products continues to grow, with customers now spanning the globe, helping people get more done and feel better doing it.

Jason McCann - VARIDESK

Adri is an international Yoga Teacher, Wellness Expert, and Motivational Speaker. Over the past 15 years, Adri has helped hundreds of women around the world achieve positive transformations. From helping them improve their health, mindset, and self-worth to transforming their pain into purpose and their fears into confidence.

Adri Kyser

Arthur RedCloud

Arthur RedCloud is a Navajo actor known for his role as "Hikuc" in The Revenant. Learn how this full-time truck driver landed a once-in-a-lifetime role in the Oscar-winning film, starring alongside Leonardo Dicaprio.

Harper Hallam is a Dallas-based lifestyle and jewelry brand from Rebecca Hallam and Tara DePompei. They design for women like them -- perpetually over-scheduled and needing a brand that meets the balance of incomparable quality, trend-setting fashion, timeless appeal and price-point accessibility.

Rebecca Hallam and Tara DePompei

In a world where we have advanced more technologically than socially, where rudeness runs rampant, Joy Weaver will polish your team into the reality that the rules of etiquette and great manners translate into happy customers and big business.

Joy Weaver - Socially Savvy

David Daniel & Adi Bachan share how their experience at a yoga retreat radically transformed their lives, leading David to write his best-selling book, White Tantric Yoga: 40 Days to Divinity.

David Daniel & Adi Bachan

Mike Stacy - ID90 Travel

Mike Stacy is CEO of ID90 Travel, whose web-based SaaS platform fully automates airline employee space-available travel for carriers across the globe. ID90 Travel is the first company in the space to provide airline employees the ability to easily purchase discounted hotels, rental cars, and cruises.