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Ep 16: Interview with Melisa, Owner Let's Get You Hired

This week I sat down with Melisa, owner of Let's Get You Hired!  As a Speaker, Author, and Coach, Melisa Meral uses her 10+ years' experience in Human Resources to help her readers learn how current skill sets can translate to a successful career move.  On October 6th, 2020, her book Pivoting with Purpose: The Hamster Wheel, the Rat Race, and Other Career Myths Holding You Back, reached Amazon Best-Seller in 11 categories, plus 12 #1 Hot New Release awards. Melisa’s book is for job seekers who need an easy-to-follow roadmap when pivoting in life, work, and business. Melisa urges her readers to get off the hamster wheel, get out of the rat race, and stop believing all of those pesky old career myths!

Are you feeling stuck in a career rut and wanting to create change in your life — but not sure how to make it happen? Are you burnt out as an entrepreneur and craving the stability of a paycheck in a full-time role — but not sure how your skills could translate into a 9-5? Let’s find your next best company, boss, and job while outlining the exact roadmap to get you there! It’s time to pivot with purpose.

If you're looking for your next steps, ready to pivot your career or are finally ready to get out of your mundane 9-5, this is a must listen!

Grab her Book: Pivoting With Purpose

Get in Touch on Socials

Twitter: https://twitter.com/letsgetuhired

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/letsgetyouhired.biz/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/letsgetyouhired.biz

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/letsgetyouhired

Website: https://www.letsgetyouhired.biz

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I have to say Sara was the best podcast interviewer I’ve had. And she is a woman of her word and going to release the pod soon! Thank you for allowing me to share my story @saranosocks. I think you’re awesome at this.

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"Sara is an absolute delight to collaborate with. In addition to having a wonderful attitude, she's extremely sharp and attentive to details. She impressed me with her ability to rapidly shift gears and provide insightful perspectives, keeping the team on track and primed for innovation."

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"Sara is a great collaborator. She's not afraid to ask tough questions to ensure the best final product, and does so in a collaborative and thoughtful way. Having her on the team helps to improve the quality of the product and the user experience. I wouldn't hesitate to work with her again given the chance."

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It was an honour and pleasure to be on Sara's podcast! She's an excellent host.

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"Sara is an absolute delight to collaborate with. In addition to having a wonderful attitude, she's extremely sharp and attentive to details. She impressed me with her ability to rapidly shift gears and provide insightful perspectives, keeping the team on track and primed for innovation."

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It was an honour and pleasure to be on Sara's podcast! She's an excellent host.

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Want quality content about the successes and failures of the #nocode life? Listen to @saranosocks podcast. Quality content and excellent interviews with amazing nocode creators.

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This cup of coffee is coming far too late, but it was not forgotten. Sara was immensely helpful when I designed my new Webflow site last year, even going above and beyond to help me when I panicked because of a mistake I made while she was on vacation. She took time away from her holiday to help me, and I'll never forget that. I'd definitely recommend her services in the future. 🤓😎😊

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What's it all about?

I started Talks with SaraNoSocks with one goal in mind: share other's stories! We all hear the "overnight success" stories, but there is a huge piece of the puzzle they're leaving out! What happened before you hit it big? Surely failure is a part of your journey! Hear what it's like to try and fail. These are open and honest discussions around the failure we all experience, but we're too afraid to share. My goal, to expose the "sticky middle", show you everyone fails and you can turn that into success.

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Monday's

Every Monday I chat about my own journey becoming a small business owner and my fails along the way. It's on YouTube or listen along on your favorite podcast platform.

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In between episodes I'm busy as a freelance web designer and no code content creator for Makerpad. I share thoughts from the shows and what I'm up to. Follow along!

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Friday's

Every Friday I sit down with amazing humans who are freelancers, makers, entrepreneurs and small business owners sharing how their failure created success.

Get caught up with the show

Show Notes:

Ep 59: "What are you doing now?"

This week I'm sharing an in-depth answer to one of the questions that hit home, "What are you doing now", in this month's Twitter AMA Thread 16 months into this journey. The short answer, building my dream life and figuring it out as I go along. It took me over a year to get to that phrase.  I'm breaking it all down on this week's episode.  Check out the full thread - https://twitter.com/saranosocks/status/1383850030780485641?s=20

Want to support the show? https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks/e/12912

Special thanks to these supporters: Ali 

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Ep 58: Interview with Carri Craver - Founder Build Squads

This week I sat down with Carri Craver, the creator of Find Vaccine USA.  Carri is a digital product designer who has built multiple communities, including the Co-Founders League, Open Coffee Clubs, Womentum Now, and most recently Build Squads.  This was a great open discussion of how community, listening to yourself and the power behind just starting lead to her current success.

Connect with Carri

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ccgirl

Website: https://carricraver.com

Products: https://bldr.bio/i/carri

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Ep 57: How do you define success?

I've been chatting on Twitter about this for the past few weeks.  Figuring out your definition of success is hard process but leads to a great sense of fulfillment.


Connect with me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

Catch up with the show:https://www.saranosocks.com/talks-with-saranosocks

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Ep 56: Interview with Patrick Prömmel, Lifestyle Entrepreneur

This week I sat down with Patrick Prömmel who by day is getting his MBA at Wharton and by night is on a self-proclaimed "lifestyle entrepreneur journey": an endeavor to create businesses for time, freedom, flexibility, autonomy, and fun.  His past life was spent as a consultant for fortune 100 companies on tech strategy, but he felt unfilled. New in his journey Patrick shares what he's seeking and his path to getting there.


Connect with Patrick:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/patrickprommel

Website: https://patrickprommel.com

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Show Notes:

Ep 55: Trust yourself, always

This week I'm chatting about the importance of trusting yourself, always.  Lean into that inner voice, and say no when it isn't for you.

Subscribe to my newsletter: https://www.helpingcreatives.com/newsletter

Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Ep 54: Interview with Kevin Galang, Co-Founder Community Copilot

This week I sat down with Kevin Galang, co-founder of Community Copilot.  Kevin is a self taught dev turned no-code indie hacker.  He recently left corporate behind to go all in on himself.  He's helping to build Rennet.io a product to help automate your flipping side hustle.  A fantastic discussion on how to find balance, the importance of community support on your journey and never dropping the glass ball. 


Connect with Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevinmgalang

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Show Notes:

Ep 53: How I started this journey

I didn't have a plan when I embarked on this journey, I just had a goal to exit corporate.  In order to do that I knew I needed to save up money, so that was step 1.  This week I detail how long that took and chat about all the new things coming to the Helping Creatives Community.

Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Ep 52: Interview with Sharath Kuruganty, Co-Founder Shoutout.so

This week I sat down with Sharath Kuruganty, a community first maker and co-founder of Shoutout.so.  Sharath has been building since 2018 with quite the impressive resume of his own products, 8 launches on Product Hunt, and countless others he's helped to build and support.  Most recently he became the recipient of the 2021 Product Hunt Maker Grant.  Tune in as he shares why community has been so key along his journey, the lessons he's learned from past fails and what the future holds.

Connect with Sharath on Twitter: https://twitter.com/5harath

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Show Notes:

Ep 51: Have a plan, but be flexible

Not having a plan has lead me to a lot of failure over the last 15 months.  I don't want to plan everything, nor can I, but I do need structure and a roadmap to get me to my end goal.  I've learned so much I need to share with all of you, but my first and most important lesson is have a plan, but be flexible.

Have you made my day and subscribed?  Let me know on Twitter! https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Ep 49: Helping you go from corporate to creative

I had a breakthrough I needed to share with all of you today!  Tune in to hear what I am building and what I am so excited about.  Hint, it's about helping "trapped" creatives find their creative passion and make money at it.  More stories of leaving corporate for creative roles, more tools, resources and inspiration to help you along your path! 

Follow along on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Show Notes:

Ep 59: "What are you doing now?"

This week I'm sharing an in-depth answer to one of the questions that hit home, "What are you doing now", in this month's Twitter AMA Thread 16 months into this journey. The short answer, building my dream life and figuring it out as I go along. It took me over a year to get to that phrase.  I'm breaking it all down on this week's episode.  Check out the full thread - https://twitter.com/saranosocks/status/1383850030780485641?s=20

Want to support the show? https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks/e/12912

Special thanks to these supporters: Ali 

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Show Notes:

Ep 58: Interview with Carri Craver - Founder Build Squads

This week I sat down with Carri Craver, the creator of Find Vaccine USA.  Carri is a digital product designer who has built multiple communities, including the Co-Founders League, Open Coffee Clubs, Womentum Now, and most recently Build Squads.  This was a great open discussion of how community, listening to yourself and the power behind just starting lead to her current success.

Connect with Carri

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ccgirl

Website: https://carricraver.com

Products: https://bldr.bio/i/carri

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Show Notes:

Ep 57: How do you define success?

I've been chatting on Twitter about this for the past few weeks.  Figuring out your definition of success is hard process but leads to a great sense of fulfillment.


Connect with me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

Catch up with the show:https://www.saranosocks.com/talks-with-saranosocks

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Show Notes:

Ep 56: Interview with Patrick Prömmel, Lifestyle Entrepreneur

This week I sat down with Patrick Prömmel who by day is getting his MBA at Wharton and by night is on a self-proclaimed "lifestyle entrepreneur journey": an endeavor to create businesses for time, freedom, flexibility, autonomy, and fun.  His past life was spent as a consultant for fortune 100 companies on tech strategy, but he felt unfilled. New in his journey Patrick shares what he's seeking and his path to getting there.


Connect with Patrick:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/patrickprommel

Website: https://patrickprommel.com

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Show Notes:

Ep 55: Trust yourself, always

This week I'm chatting about the importance of trusting yourself, always.  Lean into that inner voice, and say no when it isn't for you.

Subscribe to my newsletter: https://www.helpingcreatives.com/newsletter

Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Ep 54: Interview with Kevin Galang, Co-Founder Community Copilot

This week I sat down with Kevin Galang, co-founder of Community Copilot.  Kevin is a self taught dev turned no-code indie hacker.  He recently left corporate behind to go all in on himself.  He's helping to build Rennet.io a product to help automate your flipping side hustle.  A fantastic discussion on how to find balance, the importance of community support on your journey and never dropping the glass ball. 


Connect with Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevinmgalang

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Show Notes:

Ep 53: How I started this journey

I didn't have a plan when I embarked on this journey, I just had a goal to exit corporate.  In order to do that I knew I needed to save up money, so that was step 1.  This week I detail how long that took and chat about all the new things coming to the Helping Creatives Community.

Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

Subscribe to the newsletter: https://www.helpingcreatives.com/newsletter

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Show Notes:

Ep 52: Interview with Sharath Kuruganty, Co-Founder Shoutout.so

This week I sat down with Sharath Kuruganty, a community first maker and co-founder of Shoutout.so.  Sharath has been building since 2018 with quite the impressive resume of his own products, 8 launches on Product Hunt, and countless others he's helped to build and support.  Most recently he became the recipient of the 2021 Product Hunt Maker Grant.  Tune in as he shares why community has been so key along his journey, the lessons he's learned from past fails and what the future holds.

Connect with Sharath on Twitter: https://twitter.com/5harath

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Show Notes:

Ep 51: Have a plan, but be flexible

Not having a plan has lead me to a lot of failure over the last 15 months.  I don't want to plan everything, nor can I, but I do need structure and a roadmap to get me to my end goal.  I've learned so much I need to share with all of you, but my first and most important lesson is have a plan, but be flexible.

Have you made my day and subscribed?  Let me know on Twitter! https://twitter.com/saranosocks

Want all the details and be the first to know who's a special guest, this week?  Be sure to subscribe to my newsletter!

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Show Notes:

Ep 49: Helping you go from corporate to creative

I had a breakthrough I needed to share with all of you today!  Tune in to hear what I am building and what I am so excited about.  Hint, it's about helping "trapped" creatives find their creative passion and make money at it.  More stories of leaving corporate for creative roles, more tools, resources and inspiration to help you along your path! 

Follow along on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

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Ep 50: Interview with Corey Haines, Founder SwipeFiles

This week I sat down with Corey Haines, Founder of SwipeFiles a community on how to become a better marketer.  Corey has had many successful roles, including Head of Growth at Baremetrics, Founder of Hey Marketers, Refactoring Growth, & Mental Models For Marketing.  He's also the host the Everything is Marketing podcast and co-host of Default Alive podcast.


Connect with Corey:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/coreyhainesco

SwipeFiles: https://www.swipefiles.com

Listen to the full episode for the 50% discount code for SwipeFiles

Personal Website: https://www.coreyhaines.co

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Ep 42: Interview with Lena Sesardić, Entrepreneur

This week I sat down with Lena Sesardić a PM turned entrepreneur & creator who recently wrote her first book The Making of Product Managers.  After leaving her corporate role in February 2020 without a plan, she's gone through a rollercoaster of emotions, taken on entrepreneurship and doing it all in public.  This was an open and honest discussion on what it's really like in the first year of entrepreneurship, failure, lessons and the mental toll it all takes.

Website: https://www.lenasesardic.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LenaSesardic

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenasesardic/

Book: http://themakingofproductmanagers.com

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Ep 40: Interview with Shahrzad Darafsheh, Co-founder Billflow

This week I sat down with Shahrzad Darafsheh, Co-founder of Billflow a no code stripe billing tool.  She's passionate about bridging the gap between technical and non-technical brains.  From a dream of medicine to a product design career, her journey is a fantastic example of going all in on yourself and focusing on what you're passionate about.

Connect with Shahrzad

Twitter - https://twitter.com/zazdara

Billflow Twitter - https://twitter.com/getbillflow

Billflow Website - https://www.billflow.io/

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Ep 38: Interview with Mindy S Thomas, Reinvent With Me

This week I sat down with Mindy S Thomas, a growth marketer who is making her path after quitting her job mid-pandemic.  Since leaving she has been on a journey of reinventing herself.  This was an open and honest discussion about what it's like to leave it all behind, start making your own path and the day to day behind it.  This episode is for you if you're looking to reinvent yourself, not sure how to take the next step or want to hear what it's like to jump in with no safety net.  

Connect with Mindy

     



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Ep 36: Interview with Sarwech Schar, Founder Nocodelytics

This week I sat down with Sarwech Schar, founder of Nocodelytics a new way to easily track user engagement on your Webflow site. He recently also teamed up with Jetboost Founder Chris Spags and has a very cool side project called Spacebandits, which details space startups  and what they are building.  This was another amazing episode where Sarwech shared his advice on how an audience, community and a past failure have lead to his success with Nocodelytics 


Connect with Sarwech

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarwechs

Website: https://www.nocodelytics.com/

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Ep 34: Interview with Lacey Kesler, Co-Founder Visual Dev Co

This week I sat down with Lacey Kesler, who's no stranger to the no code community!  She's the founder of Women in No Code (WINC), Co-Founder of Visual Dev Co, where she's a podcast co-host and helping to build an education platform and she's just recently taken on the role of Head of Education at Adalo.  She's also up to something new with the OnDeck NoCode Cohort, tune in for a sneak peak!

This was another amazing episode where Lacey shared how a team failure during her product management days helped her discover what was really important.  She shares a ton of actionable advice on how to just start and what she's doing to help future no code freelancers.

Connect With Lacey:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LaceyKesler

Women in No Code (WINC) - https://www.meetwinc.com/

VisualDev.co - https://twitter.com/visualdevco


Connect with Sara:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/saranosocks

YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFhre2AtdwJ-a70igsRoA4g

Buy Me A Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks

Work with Her:https://www.saranosocks.com



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Ep 32: Interview with Natalie Furness, Founder Freelance Notion

This week I sat down with Natalie Furness, Founder of Freelance Notion, a business operations system for freelancers.  Natalie is working with technical founders to solve big problems and take the solutions to market.  She recently discovered the #nocode space and is loving it!  Over the last few months she has embraced the #buildinpublic movement and has become very active in the community.  Join me as we talk about how her failures have helped her to get to where she is today!


Connect With Natalie:

Freelance Notion: https://www.freelancenotion.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Natalie_Furn

Launch NoCode Podcast (coming soon!): https://twitter.com/launchnocode


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Ep 30: Interview with Corey McComb, Author Productivity is for Robots

This week I sat down with Corey McComb, author of Productivity is for Robots a guide on how to (re)connect, get creative & stay human in the new world.  Corey didn't start as a writer, he started as a rocker, joining a band at just 16!  Since leaving the band scene his path followed many others follow, climbing the ladder and landing the dream job with lots of failed attempts at freelancing in between.  Today Corey is a creative, freelancer and writer helping founders launch their products.   Join us as we chat about burnout, failure and how he found his way to back to his creative flow to publish the book in November of 2020 and what's in store for 2021.  

Connect with Corey:

Buy a copy of his book:https://www.amazon.com/Productivity-Robots-Connect-Creative-Human/dp/B08N9P9MDQ

Twitter: https://twitter.com/coreymccomb

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/corey.mccomb/

Website:https://coreymccomb.com/newsletter/

Substack: https://coreymccomb.substack.com


Connect with the show

Support the show: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks/e/12912

Apply to be a guest on the show: https://www.saranosocks.com/talks-with-saranosocks

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Ep 27: Interview with Jelmer Pe, Co-Founder Venturism.io

This week I sat down with Jelmer Pe, a venture builder by day at Bundl have helped to launch 20+ start-ups over the last 5 years.   By night he's a co-founder of venturism.io and on a mission to help no code makers find a structure to validate fast and build their success.

He shared how his design and corporate past helped shape and build his innovative and maker future.  He had great insight into the landscape of the no code space and it's struggles as a young field and how he's building products to solve those issues.

This episode is for you if you are a struggling to find your audience, validate your products, or want build a start-up. 

Connect with Jelmer:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JelmerPe

Website: http://venturism.io/

Substack: https://venturism.substack.com


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Ep 26: Interview with Kieran, Founder of LaunchMBA

This week I sat down with Kieran Ball, Founder of LaunchMBA.  By day he's a co-founder running his own business, and by night he is a prolific #nocode maker, shipping fast and creating communities.  

This was a deep discussion where Kieran shared all this lessons around building products that went no where, but taught him what not to do next time, how he found success with no code in just one year and how the LaunchMBA Community came to be.

This episode is for you if you're afraid to fail, not sure how to get started in#nocode or want to know how launch a successful community.


Connect with Kieran:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nocodelife

LaunchMBA Website:http://launchmba.co

LaunchMBA Twitter:https://twitter.com/LaunchMBA


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Ep 25: Interview with Diego Diaz, Head of Community at Ycode

This week I sat down with Diego Diaz, Head of Community at Ycode by day, No Coder by night.  Ycode is new no code web app builder launching very soon.  By night, Diego is hard at work in his maker journey using No Code to see his ideas come to life.  

We chatted about how he landed the job at Ycode after a successful cold email, the power of community and how No Code is changing his future.  This episode is for you if you're new in your journey, not sure how to break into the No Code space or want to know how successful communities are built.

Connect with Diego:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the1diegodiaz

Medium Blog Post: https://diegodiazwrites.medium.com/how-one-tweet-and-a-cold-email-landed-me-my-dream-job-c54c77fe6be

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Ep 24: Interview with Sahiba Sethi, Founder HelloMeets

This week I sat down with Sahiba Sethi, Found of Hello Meets.  HelloMeets started in 2015 and is a startup community bringing experts to share their latest actionable insights with startup professionals over live meetups.  They have done 800+ meetups so far. Before COVID they were offline & were doing meetups in India, Canada and Singapore.  Presently they are doing 30 online meetups every month :)

Sahiba shared her learnings on what it takes to build a community, how to pivot from in person to online and what the future holds for Hello Meets.

This episode is for you if you're interested in community building, want to learn about how to identify trends to stay top of mind and how to successfully engage with others.

Connect with Sahiba:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sahibasethi7

HelloMeets on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HelloMeets

HelloMeets Website: hellomeets.com
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Ep 23: Interview with Kat, Founder BETO

This week I sat down with Kat, the Founder of BETO  no code tool to help avoid the embarrassment of forgetting the small details.  By day Kat is and by night she is getting BETO off the ground.  A self proclaimed "ideas person", after three years of sitting on her idea, she shared how she is using no code tools to bring her idea to an MVP while having a full time job.

This episode is for you if you're scared about talking about your idea, unsure of how to find support and how no code can make your idea a reality!

Connect with Kat

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KatAnnaK2

Website: https://www.wearebeto.io

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Ep 22: Interview with Emily Lonetto, Founder Growth Toronto

This week on I sat down with Emily Lonetto, who by day is, Head of Growth, Partnerships + Community at Voiceflow.  Voiceflow is a #NoCode platform to design, prototype and build voice apps for you applications such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Trusted by some folks you may have heard of: Amazon, NPR, NewYork Times, Matel and Best Buy just to name a few.  If you're looking for a way to design your voice experience, Voiceflow has you covered.

By night Emily is the Founder of Growth Toronto, the largest community of Growth practitioners in Canada and a self proclaimed #NoCode Geek.  She has many creative outlets including design, a booming sticker business, teaching no code to budding entrepreneurs and growing communities.

This episode is for you if want to know how to build and grow a community, how no code tools can help you build out your idea quickly, and why now is the best time to explore new opportunities.

Get in Touch with Emily

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/EmilyLonetto 

Website: https://www.emilylonetto.com

Growth TO: https://www.growthtoronto.com

Get in touch with Voiceflow:

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Show Notes:

Ep 21: Interview with Michael Novotny, Founder of The Lean Side Project

This week I sat down with Michael J Novotny, Founder of The Lean Side Project the step by step guide to launching your no code project.  He's a Product Manager by day shipping digital products to millions of users for a major sports league in the US.  By night,  he's a no code maker, founder of a startup and using his experience in each role to fuel the other.  

This episode is for you if you're not sure how to get started in No Code, if you want to learn how to keep impostor syndrome at bay and if you want to learn how to use the power of your story to become a maker.  He shares how he's used the power of listening, learning and community to build the Lean Side Project with many lessons along the way.


Connect with Michael:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MichaelJNovotny

The Lean Side Project: https://theleansideproject.com

Side Project Stack: https://sideprojectstack.com

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Ep 19: Interview with Mubs, Designer, Developer, Maker

This week on I am joined by Mubashar Iqbal, better known as Mubs. If you're not on Twitter, let's give you a short background.  Mubs describes himself simply as "I design, I develop, I make."  With 96 projects to date, ProductHunt's maker of the year for 2016 and runner up in 2015 and 2017, he knows a thing or two about building.  His most recent project is One Hour SaaS, and as the name implies, he's building a SaaS business in just one hour a day.

This episode is for you if you're struggling to start building, want to know what it's like to have a side hustle that is just passion projects, not paying the bills and how community plays a role in the journey.

Connect with Mubs:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mubashariqbal

One Hour SaaS: https://onehoursaas.com

Website: https://iworkedon.com/@mubashariqbal

Show Notes:

Ep 18: Interview with Max, One Hand Wonder Man

This week I sat down with Max, better know as the One Hand Wonder Man.  With a background in advertising, Squarespace design and freelancing, he recently launched a new coaching business aimed at helping freelancers succeed.  This episode is for you if you're thinking about freelancing, new to freelancing or curious about the opportunity freelancing brings.  We break down all the myths and give you the hard facts around what freelancing really is.

Need support on your freelance journey?  Contact Max below :

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/onehandwonderman/

Website: https://www.onehandwonderman.com

Show Notes:

Ep 17: Interview with KP, Build In Public

This week I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with KP.  He's been building in public for the past two years with numerous side projects built such Build in Public (which just launched), Cuppa , Do Things That Don't Scale and LetterDrop, he's no stranger to the no code space.

His latest venture took the meaning of "build in public" to a whole new level when he started "applying in public", taking his journey of seeking to work at a start-up public in a Twitter thread.  

We talked about the power of community, vulnerability and how mindset makes anything possible.  Join us as we find out how he decided to just go for it and landed a dream role as the Program Director for the No Code Fellowship with On Deck.  


Connect with KP:

Website: https://thisiskp.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisiskp_

Build in Public: https://buildinpublic.xyz

Show Notes:

Ep 16: Interview with Melisa, Owner Let's Get You Hired

This week I sat down with Melisa, owner of Let's Get You Hired!  As a Speaker, Author, and Coach, Melisa Meral uses her 10+ years' experience in Human Resources to help her readers learn how current skill sets can translate to a successful career move.  On October 6th, 2020, her book Pivoting with Purpose: The Hamster Wheel, the Rat Race, and Other Career Myths Holding You Back, reached Amazon Best-Seller in 11 categories, plus 12 #1 Hot New Release awards. Melisa’s book is for job seekers who need an easy-to-follow roadmap when pivoting in life, work, and business. Melisa urges her readers to get off the hamster wheel, get out of the rat race, and stop believing all of those pesky old career myths!

Are you feeling stuck in a career rut and wanting to create change in your life — but not sure how to make it happen? Are you burnt out as an entrepreneur and craving the stability of a paycheck in a full-time role — but not sure how your skills could translate into a 9-5? Let’s find your next best company, boss, and job while outlining the exact roadmap to get you there! It’s time to pivot with purpose.

If you're looking for your next steps, ready to pivot your career or are finally ready to get out of your mundane 9-5, this is a must listen!

Grab her Book: Pivoting With Purpose

Get in Touch on Socials

Twitter: https://twitter.com/letsgetuhired

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/letsgetyouhired.biz/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/letsgetyouhired.biz

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/letsgetyouhired

Website: https://www.letsgetyouhired.biz

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Ep 15: Interview with Chris, founder of Jetboost.io

This week I sat down with Chris, founder and owner of Jetboost.io.  Started just a year ago, Chris talks about how Jetboost came to be and how he made the transition from his consulting business to going all in on Jetboost during the pandemic.  We chat about the rising popularity of the #no-code community, the tools that are springing up left and right.  

If you're interested in hearing about Webflow, No-Code, Jetboost and small business, this is a must listen!  Need a NoCode and Webflow community? Come join us on PixelGeek.Community! We'd love to help you!!

Connect with Chris:

Check out Jetboost.io

Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/c_spags

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