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Show Notes:

Ep 88: Interview with Khe Hy, Founder RadReads

This week I sat down with Khe Hy.  Khe has been called Oprah for Millennials by CNN and the Wall Street Guru by Bloomberg. You may know him from his course SuperCharge Your Productivity, known to former students as come for the productivity, stay for the existential.  Really SYP is showing us how to do the $10,000/hr work and the importance of asking and knowing your why every step of the way.  Khe left Wall Street and today is helping us all transform our how we think about ourselves by asking the tough questions, like what if it was easy.

Connect with Khe: https://twitter.com/khemaridh

10K Summit: https://radreads.co/10k-summit/

Supercharge Your Productivity: https://radreads.co/courses/

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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 95: Finding Balance and asking hard questions

This week is all about finding balance, how to ask hard questions and the reality that sometimes there isn't an answer.  It's a rambling episode but I think a lot of people can relate.  Here's to more of these discussions.  If you're interested in learning more about Khe Hy and Rad Reads, be sure to check out the links.

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

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Ep 94: Follow-up Interview with Rob Hardy, Founder Ungated

This week I sat down to check back in with Rob Hardy, founder of Ungated, which he describes as "an oasis for creators who are committed to the long game of business. No get rich quick schemes. No "growth hacks." Just actionable strategies for building a creative business that stands the test of time. No gatekeepers required."  When we last spoke Rob shared how he pivoted to the gift economy model.  We talked about what worked with that pivot, what didn't and what's next as he continues to reimagine Ungated.

Connect with Rob:

Twitter:https://twitter.com/ungatedcreative

Ungated: https://ungated.media

Stand Out and Connect: https://ungated.media/stand-out-and-connect/

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Ep 93: Do you take social media breaks?

Social media has started to consume me and I refuse to succumb.  I've been taking breaks for two weeks now, just on the weekends, don't get excited and wow, who knew I could still be bored!  Tune in to hear what I've learned so far and then let me know in the poll over on Spotify, do you take social media breaks too?

Connect on Twitter - yes I realize the irony of this

https://twitter.com/saranosocks


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Ep 92: Follow-up Interview with Diego Diaz, Founder Ammo Studio

This week I sat down with Diego Diaz, founder of Ammo Studio, an Official Webflow Expert Partner.  A lot has changed since we last sat down with Diego in December 2020 when he was a social media manager.  From security guard to social media manager to founder of a growing a Webflow Development studio but it wasn't an easy journey.  Tune in to hear how he went from no clients to a $35,000 month and continued growth.

Connect with Diego:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the1diegodiaz

Ammo Studio: https://www.ammo.studio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ammo\_HQ

Indie Hackers Post: https://www.indiehackers.com/post/from-1k-a-month-to-35k-in-a-month-for-my-agency-within-6-months-251b083d2b?commentId=-MjC0CVKJpWu7toAYikv

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Show Notes:

Ep 91: Bringing your whole self together

After working in corporate for almost 20 years it should come as no surprise that I am still showing up "professionally" with a different persona than I do personally.  I hadn't realized how much until today.  This episode is all about bringing my whole self to this show and online.  


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Ep 90: Interview with Daren Smith, Founder Craftsman Creative

This week I sat down with Daren Smith. By day Daren is a film and television producer, by night he's working on helping creatives build a profitable business through the Craftsman Creative.  A collective of courses, and an upcoming book, the Craftsman Creative is teaching and enabling creators to earn a living.  A fifteen year journey as a creative has led to finding his why and with it, success.

Books mentioned on the show: 

The War of Art

The Artists Way

Connect with Daren:https://twitter.com/darentsmith

Read the book: https://www.craftsmancreative.co

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Show Notes:

Ep 89: The awkward phase of moving away from being a full time creator

So you haven't found a way to monetize as a full time creator or you're just ready to move back into a full-time role, now what!?  This week I'm sharing the uncomfortable things I feeling and facing as I embrace the job hunt for a full time role.


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

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

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Show Notes:

Ep 88: Interview with Khe Hy, Founder RadReads

This week I sat down with Khe Hy.  Khe has been called Oprah for Millennials by CNN and the Wall Street Guru by Bloomberg. You may know him from his course SuperCharge Your Productivity, known to former students as come for the productivity, stay for the existential.  Really SYP is showing us how to do the $10,000/hr work and the importance of asking and knowing your why every step of the way.  Khe left Wall Street and today is helping us all transform our how we think about ourselves by asking the tough questions, like what if it was easy.

Connect with Khe: https://twitter.com/khemaridh

10K Summit: https://radreads.co/10k-summit/

Supercharge Your Productivity: https://radreads.co/courses/

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Show Notes:

Ep 87: I spent 8 weeks resting

I'm back after 8 weeks away!  I've been on an entire content creation break.  No podcasts, no newsletter, less social media and a lot of time to rest, think, cry and reassess. The clarity that has come from resting is pretty astounding.  I break it all down in this week's episode.

Let me know your thoughts on twitter, Have you ever taken a break and done nothing?

Support my journey: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks

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

Recommend a guest for the show: https://www.saranosocks.com/talks-with-saranosocks

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Ep 86: Interview with Rosie Sherry, Founder Rosieland

This week I sat down with Rosie Sherry, a lifelong community builder.  Rosie is the co-founder of Ministry of Testing, bootstrapped to 7 figures, former Community Manager of Indie Hackers, Founder of Rosieland, & currently runs community for Orbit and Indie Women.  When she's not busy with all things community she's unschooling her 5 kiddos and sharing all her thoughts on how to build amazing communities.

Connect with Rosie:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosiesherry

Rosieland: https://rosie.land

Orbit:https://orbit.love

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Show Notes:

Ep 95: Finding Balance and asking hard questions

This week is all about finding balance, how to ask hard questions and the reality that sometimes there isn't an answer.  It's a rambling episode but I think a lot of people can relate.  Here's to more of these discussions.  If you're interested in learning more about Khe Hy and Rad Reads, be sure to check out the links.

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

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Show Notes:

Ep 94: Follow-up Interview with Rob Hardy, Founder Ungated

This week I sat down to check back in with Rob Hardy, founder of Ungated, which he describes as "an oasis for creators who are committed to the long game of business. No get rich quick schemes. No "growth hacks." Just actionable strategies for building a creative business that stands the test of time. No gatekeepers required."  When we last spoke Rob shared how he pivoted to the gift economy model.  We talked about what worked with that pivot, what didn't and what's next as he continues to reimagine Ungated.

Connect with Rob:

Twitter:https://twitter.com/ungatedcreative

Ungated: https://ungated.media

Stand Out and Connect: https://ungated.media/stand-out-and-connect/

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Show Notes:

Ep 93: Do you take social media breaks?

Social media has started to consume me and I refuse to succumb.  I've been taking breaks for two weeks now, just on the weekends, don't get excited and wow, who knew I could still be bored!  Tune in to hear what I've learned so far and then let me know in the poll over on Spotify, do you take social media breaks too?

Connect on Twitter - yes I realize the irony of this

https://twitter.com/saranosocks


Have a spare $5?  Consider supporting my journey
https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks/e/12912

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Show Notes:

Ep 92: Follow-up Interview with Diego Diaz, Founder Ammo Studio

This week I sat down with Diego Diaz, founder of Ammo Studio, an Official Webflow Expert Partner.  A lot has changed since we last sat down with Diego in December 2020 when he was a social media manager.  From security guard to social media manager to founder of a growing a Webflow Development studio but it wasn't an easy journey.  Tune in to hear how he went from no clients to a $35,000 month and continued growth.

Connect with Diego:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the1diegodiaz

Ammo Studio: https://www.ammo.studio

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ammo\_HQ

Indie Hackers Post: https://www.indiehackers.com/post/from-1k-a-month-to-35k-in-a-month-for-my-agency-within-6-months-251b083d2b?commentId=-MjC0CVKJpWu7toAYikv

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Show Notes:

Ep 91: Bringing your whole self together

After working in corporate for almost 20 years it should come as no surprise that I am still showing up "professionally" with a different persona than I do personally.  I hadn't realized how much until today.  This episode is all about bringing my whole self to this show and online.  


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

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Show Notes:

Ep 90: Interview with Daren Smith, Founder Craftsman Creative

This week I sat down with Daren Smith. By day Daren is a film and television producer, by night he's working on helping creatives build a profitable business through the Craftsman Creative.  A collective of courses, and an upcoming book, the Craftsman Creative is teaching and enabling creators to earn a living.  A fifteen year journey as a creative has led to finding his why and with it, success.

Books mentioned on the show: 

The War of Art

The Artists Way

Connect with Daren:https://twitter.com/darentsmith

Read the book: https://www.craftsmancreative.co

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Show Notes:

Ep 89: The awkward phase of moving away from being a full time creator

So you haven't found a way to monetize as a full time creator or you're just ready to move back into a full-time role, now what!?  This week I'm sharing the uncomfortable things I feeling and facing as I embrace the job hunt for a full time role.


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

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

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Show Notes:

Ep 88: Interview with Khe Hy, Founder RadReads

This week I sat down with Khe Hy.  Khe has been called Oprah for Millennials by CNN and the Wall Street Guru by Bloomberg. You may know him from his course SuperCharge Your Productivity, known to former students as come for the productivity, stay for the existential.  Really SYP is showing us how to do the $10,000/hr work and the importance of asking and knowing your why every step of the way.  Khe left Wall Street and today is helping us all transform our how we think about ourselves by asking the tough questions, like what if it was easy.

Connect with Khe: https://twitter.com/khemaridh

10K Summit: https://radreads.co/10k-summit/

Supercharge Your Productivity: https://radreads.co/courses/

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Show Notes:

Ep 87: I spent 8 weeks resting

I'm back after 8 weeks away!  I've been on an entire content creation break.  No podcasts, no newsletter, less social media and a lot of time to rest, think, cry and reassess. The clarity that has come from resting is pretty astounding.  I break it all down in this week's episode.

Let me know your thoughts on twitter, Have you ever taken a break and done nothing?

Support my journey: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/saranosocks

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

Recommend a guest for the show: https://www.saranosocks.com/talks-with-saranosocks

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Show Notes:

Ep 86: Interview with Rosie Sherry, Founder Rosieland

This week I sat down with Rosie Sherry, a lifelong community builder.  Rosie is the co-founder of Ministry of Testing, bootstrapped to 7 figures, former Community Manager of Indie Hackers, Founder of Rosieland, & currently runs community for Orbit and Indie Women.  When she's not busy with all things community she's unschooling her 5 kiddos and sharing all her thoughts on how to build amazing communities.

Connect with Rosie:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/rosiesherry

Rosieland: https://rosie.land

Orbit:https://orbit.love

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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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/VoiceflowHQ

Website: https://www.voiceflow.com


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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

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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

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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

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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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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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