Charles McFall, co-host of Success Freaks, not the Family Guy coach

Charles McFall

Interview: Charles McFall tells all – how to succeed as a creative with kids

Charles McFall is a Success Freak. He co- hosts the Success Freaks podcast, a comedic motivational show that help others be awesome. We get raw in this episode and talk about the ups and downs of trying to help people and make money in very uncertain times.

Below is a summary of our interview:


Click to Tweet: Sometimes you just have to take the legend and live up to it – Charles McFall @SF_McFall

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed saying we have done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me. – Steve Jobs

His Journey

Charles discusses being the son of a pastor, his struggles with religion and identity, and the financial troubles in trying to do something meaningful.

Low Point

Charles talks about losing his job, the struggle afterward, and the moment when he was told “you’re a failure as a man”

Aha Moment

When his wife realized that working for $8 an hour washing dishes was actually worse than Charles finding podcast consulting and audio engineering

Charles’ work now  

Charles talks about how he makes ends meet with audio engineering and podcast consulting. We also chat about the Success Freaks show helps others be awesome.

What’s exciting Charles now

There are no limits. Charles want to be the Jim Henson or Oprah of his world.

Lightning Round

Book Charles Recommends: Daemon by Daniel Suarez and Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Helpful Habit: Saying yes

Helpful Person: Charles’s Parents

Internet Resource: Reaper, podcasting recording software and WordPress, Radio Guest List

What’s Your Purpose: Help others be awesome

Where to follow Charles

Success Freaks site

Twitter: @SF_McFall

Let Charles know how much you enjoyed this interview.

Parting Words


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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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