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Ep. 102 – LeeAnn Sommers, on-air radio personality :: For the Love of Adoption and Country

LeeAnn Sommers is an on-air morning radio personality for the popular Cleveland country music station, 99.5 WGAR.  She joined me for a conversation mainly about her current adoption efforts in South America and the rigorous process her and her family have been going through to secure their adopted child.  We also get into music and...

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Ep. 101 – Nancy Schmidt :: Surviving Breast Cancer

Nancy Schmidt (my aunt) is no stranger to the medical world.  Assisting my uncle, Dr. Richard G. Schmidt, Chief of Orthopedic Oncology at Lankaneu Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, for decades, she has been exposed to some of the most brutal forms of cancer a human can endure.  Still, nothing could have prepared her for...

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EPISODE 100! with Ida Haber :: A Look Back at My Journey

Episode 100 is finally here! Nate was joined by his mom, Ida, who interviewed him and took a look back at some of his struggles and triumphs from childhood to today. Enjoy! *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com

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Ep. 99 – Ian Rapoport, NFL reporter :: The NFL’s National Insider

Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) is a reporter and national insider for NFL Network and NFL.com.  Having begun covering college football in 2004, Ian made a rapid ascent in the football media world, then covering the Patriots for the Boston Herald in 2009, and quickly thereafter being hired by NFL Network in 2012.  In addition to his...

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Ep. 98 – Ali Stagnitta, entertainment reporter :: New York’s Hollywood Life

Ali Stagnitta (@alistagnitta) is a New York City-based, on-air reporter for HollywoodLife, whose YouTube channel has grown to almost 3 million subscribers.  Hear about her career, dating life and behind-the-scenes insight into the entertainment industry. *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com   

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Ep. 97 – Ryan Marie Miocic, realtor, mom and (UFC) wife :: The Better Half of The Baddest Man

Ryan Marie Miocic (@mrs_miocic) is a real estate agent and the wife of current UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic.  *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com

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Ep. 96 – Owen River, hip hop and R&B artist :: Saved by the Music in a Childhood of Turmoil

Owen River (@owen.river) is a Cleveland-based hip-hop and R&B artist on the rise.  Abandoned by his mother at the age of 8 due to her heroin addiction, Owen opens up about the turmoil he faced during his childhood and how he has used those experiences as the fuel behind his music. *Please rate us 5...

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Ep. 95 – Ryan Spicer, media and content creator :: Stay the Course to Achieve “The Plan”

Ryan Spicer (@ryanxspicer) is a content creator and team member from the popular website www.imfromcleveland.com and Instagram @ImFromCLE.  He also manages content for the band ‘The Catching’ and will be on a European tour with them this November.   *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com 

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Ep. 94 – Stacey Mac and Susan Sasseville, real estate professionals :: Empowering Women in Real Estate

Stacey Mac and Susan Sasseville have taken the Cleveland real estate industry – and my podcast – by storm.  They came on to share insight into the world of real estate transactions and title, in addition to sharing information on their newly found initiative, ‘Boss Babes.’ *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com

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Ep. 93 – Neil Stratton, sports business expert :: Helping Agents, Advisors and Scouts Succeed Inside the NFL’s Business World

Neil Stratton is the president and founder of the popular sports agent and industry insider website www.insidetheleague.com. The site provides behind-the-scenes access to the business side of sports, particularly for agents, financial advisors, scouts and sports executives. *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com Connect with Neil on Twitter @InsideTheLeague

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Ep. 92 – Troy L. Smith (2), entertainment reporter :: Recapping UFC 241, Cormier vs. Miocic 2

I was joined by Cleveland.com reporter, Troy L. Smith, to recap UFC 241, Cormier vs. Miocic 2.   *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com 

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Ep. 91 – Robert Bowden and Ara Arslanian :: Pledging a Second Chance at Life

Robert Bowden and Ara Arslanian were fraternity brothers at Ohio University and have remained friends for over 25 years.  Robert joined us for a stop on his nationwide tour after learning that the terminal illness he was diagnosed with in late 2018 turned out to be a misdiagnosis, giving him a second chance at this...

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Ep. 90 – Danny Shneyder :: Traveling and Touring Europe in 43 Days

Danny Shneyder – who will be moving from Cleveland to L.A. this fall – joined me for a chat about his epic, 43-day experience traveling through Europe this summer.  You can connect with him on Instagram @fharoh. *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com  

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Ep. 89 – Sam Rus, musician, brain tuner and yogi :: Following Your Heart in this Circle of Life

Sam Rus is a singer-songwriter who goes by the stage name Nova Starr.  She opens up about her spiritual path and how destiny controls our everyday lives.  You can connect with her on Instagram @whatsgoodsam and @iamnovastarr. *Please rate us 5 stars and SUBSCRIBE!* www.natehaber.com

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Ep. 88 – Daniel Perez, financial analyst who comes on to discuss market trends and the importance of saving for the future

Daniel Perez is a financial analyst who is in the process of getting his MBA.  You can connect with him on LinkedIn and Instagram. *Please rate us 5 stars and subscribe!* www.natehaber.com  

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Ep. 87 – Sarah Horbol, elite runner :: Committed to the Cause

Sarah Horbol (@saraheve64) is an elite runner from Cleveland, Ohio who was the women’s second place finisher at the 2019 Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon and the women’s first place finisher the year prior.  She is currently training for the 2020 Olympic Trials and hosts a blog called Marathons & Manicures (www.marathonsandmanicures.com).  *Please rate us 5...

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Ep. 86 – Mary Fitzgerald, L.A.-based luxury real estate agent :: Non-Stop Grind, Sunrise to Sunset

Mary Fitzgerald is a Los Angeles-based real estate agent specializing in luxury properties and one of the stars of the Netflix hit series, “Selling Sunset.”  You can find her on Instagram at @themaryfitzgerald and at www.ogroup.com. Connect with Nate –> Instagram @nathanhaber  Facebook @theoptimallifepodcast www.natehaber.com *Please SUBSCRIBE!*  

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Ep. 85 – Chris ‘Big Duke’ Malloy, music producer :: The Game of Life Requires Perseverance and Positivity

Chris “Big Duke” Malloy is a rap and hip-hop music producer. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he left for the bright lights of LA in 2012 to pursue his music passions and hasn’t looked back since. A story of perseverance, positivity, hard work and enthusiasm, Big Duke reminds us that life is about following your heart...

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Ep. 84 – Kevin Inthavong, professional photographer :: Making Moves, One Picture at a Time

Kevin Inthavong is a professional photographer specializing in editorial photography. You can find him on Instagram (@churkh), featuring mostly risqué pictures of women from Cleveland and surrounding areas. See Kevin’s work at www.churkh.com Connect with Nate on Instagram | Facebook You can also download and listen to all episodes via www.natehaber.com **Please rate us 5...

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Ep. 83 – Recorded Phone Call from Unwanted Solicitor “Legal Enforcement”

Back by popular demand, I recorded another phone call with a scam artist company. I received a voice message from this company claiming I would “get arrested” if I did not call back and handle a “fraudulent matter” pertaining to my social security number. While this episode does not last long, the message is strong:...

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Ep. 82 – Rena Haber, yogi :: Living Healthy in Mind and in Body

I was joined by my sister, Rena Haber (@renaashleywellness), for a conversation about living healthy within mind, body and soul.  We hit an array of topics, including social media effects on human psychology, spiritual introspection through yoga and meditation, how to overcome mental blocks, and the importance of loving (and knowing) oneself in order to...

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Ep. 81 – LVfromCLE and Billy Gura :: Rap Culture Alive and Well in the CLE

LVfromCLE (Lamar McKnight) is a Cleveland-based recording artist, songwriter and studio engineer. I was joined by LV and his manager, Billy Gura, for a conversation about music, culture, and influences throughout the entire Cleveland hip-hop scene. Connect with LV on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Connect with Billy on Instagram Connect with Nate on Instagram...

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Ep. 80 – Sally McRae, ultrarunner :: Blazing Life’s Beautiful Trails

Sally McRae is a Nike sponsored ultrarunner who provides coaching and training services in addition to motivational speaking and consulting.  She first began her ultrarunning journey in 2010 and hasn’t looked back since.  You can find her on YouTube in an array of ultrarunning videos, always portraying a positive ‘can do’ demeanor regardless of the...

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Ep. 79 – Recorded Phone Call from Unwanted Solicitor “Mortgage Company”

Are you sick and tired of getting dozens of phone calls from ghost solicitors trying to sell or “help” you with something every single day?  Yeah, well so am I.  This company kept calling tonight, so I decided to record them as well and see what it is they were offering.  Needless to say, it...

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Ep. 78 – Devin McCourty :: A Champion On and Off the Field

Devin McCourty is a 3X Super Bowl champion of the New England Patriots.  He joined me for a conversation about football, family and what it takes to be a success both on and off the field. Connect with Devin on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Connect with Nate on Instagram | Facebook www.natehaber.com *Please rate...

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