1. Neil "The Media Giant" Haley: Pro Wrestler Turns into Media Giant Carl Landau, Neil Haley 35:27

This month’s guest was made fun of because he was sooo tall. In 9th grade, Neil Haley was 6’4″ and towered over his classmates. He took a lot of teasing and bullying because of it. He says, “When I grew up in the ’80’s, kids weren’t so tolerant of anyone different or odd in anyway”. 

Neil ended up 6’10” and in his 20’s became a profession wrestler. Today he’s almost 50 years old, has totally embraced his tallness. He’s the CEO of “The Media Giant,” a marketing agency. He’s also one of the most successful podcasters with the “Neil Haley Show”, broadcast around the world and syndicated on 150+ radio stations. 

Neil has had to pivot many times in his life and has helpful advice about taking on new challenges. He’s fearless and confident and proud to be giant!

• More about: Neil “The Media Giant” Halley:  https://www.neilhaley.com

• Episode Content: https://pickleballmediahq.com/blog/Neil-Haley-Interview-Pro-Wrestler-turns-to-The-Media-Giant

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Carl Landau Author, Podcaster

Carl Landau is co-author of the new book, Pickleball for dummies. He has been an entrepreneur since the age of 26 and now in (un)Retirement is founder of Pickleball Media. He has started and sold three successful media companies, published five magazines (software development, winemaking and craft brewing industries). He currently hosts the popular podcast I Used to be Somebody, inspiring 50-plus-year-olds how to build their (un)retirement good life, including, of course, a little bit about the virtues of the game he loves — pickleball.