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Every journey is filled with failure, let's share the lessons learned from them.

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Sara is a wonderful podcast host and has amazing insights, great questions and is really fun to talk with. Thank you Sara for having me on the show. I really enjoyed our chat!

Sarwech Shar

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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.

GrumpyRick

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Sara is a wonderful podcast host and has amazing insights, great questions and is really fun to talk with. Thank you Sara for having me on the show. I really enjoyed our chat!

Sarwech Shar

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This is clever, Sara! Ops is something a lot of people sleep on! But with Podcast Ops, I feel you are going to make a lot of podcasters' life easy!!

Sharath

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Sara is a wonderful podcast host and has amazing insights, great questions and is really fun to talk with. Thank you Sara for having me on the show. I really enjoyed our chat!

Sarwech Shar

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I must’ve listened to 4 or 5 episodes of Sara's podcast this weekend. I really appreciate the level of transparency, insights, and production quality.

Kevin G

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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.

GrumpyRick

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Sara is a wonderful podcast host and has amazing insights, great questions and is really fun to talk with. Thank you Sara for having me on the show. I really enjoyed our chat!

Sarwech Shar

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I must’ve listened to 4 or 5 episodes of Sara's podcast this weekend. I really appreciate the level of transparency, insights, and production quality.

Kevin G

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What's it all about?

We all hear the "overnight success" stories, but there is a huge piece of the puzzle they're leaving out!  Surely failure is a part of your journey!  My goal, to expose the "sticky middle", show you that everyone fails and you can turn that into success.

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On Monday's I chat about my own fails along the way. These are available on to watch on YouTube!

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On Friday's I sit down with amazing guests sharing how their failure created success

Get caught up with the show

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Ep 101: Interview with Erica Moss, Sr Manager of Community Engagement at Atlassian

This week I sat down with Erica Moss, who is a Sr Manager of Community Engagement at Atlassian.   Former marketer to community builder and mentor, Erica has worked for some amazing teams, including Bitly, Trello and Atlassian.  A speaker, mentor and award nominee, she's no stranger to the community space.

Connect with Erica:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ericajmoss

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

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Ep 100: Operations, opportunities and changes oh my!

100 Episodes can you believe it!!!  This week I'm sharing what's been happening the last two weeks and well, it's a lot.  As new opportunities have started flowing my way, I took the time to get new operations in place, set boundaries and implement time blocking.  The result, less anxiety and feeling more in control of my business.  As always I ramble a bit, but eventually bring it home.


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Ep 99: Interview with Celestine Fabros, Founder Euflora

This week I sat down with Celestine Fabros who by day is building Euflora while balancing her web design studio work.  What started as a love of plants blossomed into a full brick and mortar business during a global pandemic.  Celestine shares how she managed to pivot from freelance web designer to owning her own succulent business. Resources Mentioned this episode: Ikigai The Power of Broke - Daymond John Connect with Celeste: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/celestinedesigns/ WebDesign Studio: https://celestinefabros.com Euflora: https://shopeuflora.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shopeuflora/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/talks-with-saranosocks/message

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Ep 98: Interview with Anna Grigoryan, Founder Community Weekly

This week I sat down with Anna Grigoryan, Founder of Community Weekly a newsletter and community sharing advice on how to get started as a creator.  She's also the co-host of Communities Weekly a Podcast and YouTube series for creators and communities builders to reimagine how we show up online.

Connect with Anna:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/angrigoryan\_\_

Website: https://communityweekly.co

Communities Show: https://www.communities.show/about

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Ep 97: Draft your ideal job description

Stick with me, even if you aren't job searching this episode breaks down why this helps bring you clarity in what you're truly seeking, what's a non-negotiable and what is just a nice to have.  From what you want to do to how you want to do it taking time to put it all in front of you can help bring you closer to the right role for you.

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Ep 106: Interview with Tom Ross, Founder Design Cuts, Learn.Community

This week I sat down with Tom Ross.  Tom has an impressive background including Founder and CEO of Design Cuts, CoHost of, Biz Buds with Mike Janda, author of The Community Manual and he's helping community builders through his new community, Learn.Community.

He is a passionate community builder and committed to helping inspire others to embark on their own community journey. The founder and CEO of Design Cuts, a community-driven startup which has generated tens of millions in revenue over the past 8 years.  With the Design Cuts community now has over 750,000 members globally, and broke through within its industry largely due to it’s tight-knit community of like-minded creatives.   His book The Community Manual has been downloaded over 6000 times since release in early 2021.  Even with all that he has going on he still finds time to mentor hundreds of fellow community builders, including in Learn.Community, his new private community for community builders.

Connect with Tom: 

Here his full story: http://bizbuds.libsyn.com/episode-2-how-tom-ross-got-started

Website: https://tomross.co

Twitter: www.twitter.com/tomrossmedia

Instagram: www.instagram.com/tomrossmedia

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Ep 105: After 1 year 353 days, I matched my old corporate monthly take home working for myself...

This week is a solo episode where I share a HUGE milestone in my journey.  I shared it on Twitter and thank you to all the kind words and support.  Matching my old monthly corporate earnings working for myself was a milestone that felt so far out of reach just 6 weeks ago that it shocked me when it happened seemingly so quickly.  Like most stories, this wasn't fast, easy or without a lot of work from me and support from so many others.  I break it all down and walk you through how I got here.

Links mentioned on the show:
Hire me as a Circle Community Expert
I'm exhausted: The Hidden Truth Behind being a Full-time creator a blog from October sharing my journey thus far
SuperCharge Your Productivity - Khe Hy

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Ep 104: Follow-up Interview, Max Pete, Community Manager

This week I sat down with Max Pete, Community Manager for Freelance Founders.   Former digital marketer turned freelance web designer, turned freelance coach, Max has had a lot of pivots in his career.  We we last sat down with Max his coaching career was just getting started. He shares how he found community and realized that was the fit for him all along!

Connect with Max:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Max\_Pete

Website: https://www.onehandwonderman.com

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Ep 103: Interview with Abtin Masseratagah, founder and CEO of Northrn Mo.

This week I sat down with Abtin Masseratagah, founder and CEO of Northrn Mo.  A digital marketing consultant for over 10 years specializing in influencer marketing, social media, brand and business development.  He's been featured in an impressive list of publications including Forbes, The Huffington Post, and Entrepreneur. He's focused on cultivating community through a personal level to create something genuine and meaningful.

Connect with Abtin:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbtxnTV

Work with him: Northrn Mo

Email: \abtin@northrn.com

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Ep 102: Transparency and finding enough

This week I'm talking about transparency when it comes to interviewing and reflecting on finding enough.  What is enough for you?  

Mentioned on the show:
Rad Rads - 5 Why's

Follow me on Twitter: @saransocks

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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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