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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Oct 12, 2021

For years, Cal wanted to have a conversation with the greatest wrestler who ever lived. Dan Gable went undefeated in high school, won two national championships at Iowa State University and took a gold medal at the 1972 Olympics by beating six opponents with three pins and shutting his other opponents out by a combined...


Oct 5, 2021

After putting on a bunch of weight during COVID, Cal says enough is enough. Just as he does, he hears about a book that promises to bring back his six pack. The last time Cal saw that six pack was thirty years ago. But authors and personal trainers Stephen Compolo and Peter Tzemis guarantee Cal that if he follows the...


Sep 7, 2021

Cal talks with a primary care physician we all wished we could have, a man whose life was changed by a singular moment very early in his career. It’s led him on a path to continually think about reinventing himself and his profession. Now, the chairman and founder of Private Medical, he wonders if we should reshape...


Jul 27, 2021

When Cal conducts an interviewing workshop, he is a reminded of The Dr. Dre question, the question that all employers might ask in interviews when looking for passionate employees. Cal goes into his archives to re-listen to his interview with Dre from 2012 for Esquire Magazine, where Dre told Cal he once worked 79...


Jun 15, 2021

When Cal heard that Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski would be retiring at the end of the coming basketball season, he went back to re-listen to a conversation he had with the iconic coach ten years ago. Like a rare bottle of wine, age brought new depth to the talk for Cal -- especially when he reached the...