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Building a Tech Company Without a Tech Background | Carrie Griffith
Better Product
How do you start a tech company when you don’t have a tech background? That’s the position Carrie Griffith was in when she started Little Nugget, a baby photo app that helps parents personalize, organize and treasure their favorite moments. This week on the Better Product podcast, we’re breaking down the process of bringing a product vision to life when you’re not a ‘tech person.’ Carrie was her own user case study, yet she quickly learned the power of research and connecting with a community outside of her existing circle. So before a line of code was ever created, she spent nine months asking questions, seeking feedback, and understanding her audience. Some of the best tech companies have non-tech founders. In this episode, you’ll hear what unique advantage you may have and how you, too, can bring your product vision to life. Connect with Carrie Learn more about Little Nugget Connect with Christian Connect with Anna Learn more about Innovatemap
Building an Audience Before Your Digital Product Launches | Dave Gerhardt
Better Product
How do you build an audience when you don’t yet have a product? This week on the Better Product podcast, we’re talking with Dave Gerhardt (@davegerhardt), VP of Marketing at Drift and author of Conversational Marketing. When Dave, a.k.a “DG”, started with Drift, there was no product. Yet his first assignment was to build an audience. So, how did he do it? He started by asking questions. Just like when you go to build your product, you talk to who you think the end user is. You ask them questions, you seek to understand their pain. Then you build, or, in this case, you create the content. You’ll learn how DG focused his content to serve their future product users. In doing so, he built an established audience who already trusted Drift as a brand. So when it was time to launch the product, they already had users in place. If you feel like you’re fighting a product feature war - or just struggling with marketing in general - this episode is a must-listen. Connect with Dave Learn more about Drift Connect with Christian Connect with Anna Learn more about Innovatemap
014 – Business Relationships that Honor God with Josh Wildman
Bottom Line Faith
This episode of Bottom Line Faith features Josh Wildman, CEO of The Wildman Business Group "I've seen miracles happen in our business ... I look at those and I say those are miracles and that's God's provision, because we were faithful."
InnovaBuzz Episode 117-Jamie Greenberg, A Brand You Way
The InnovaBuzz Podcast
In this episode, my guest is Jamie Greenberg, Chief Originologist of A Brand You Way, and an internationally recognised personal branding expert who specialises in business development through innovative branding. He is also the author of an ebook "The 4 Truths to Creating A Brand You Way". Jamie and I had a lot of fun discussing   Mindset and limiting thoughts that get in the way of us being exceptional and how we can shift those to more resourceful thoughts The four pillars of a personal brand are your vision, your purpose, your passion and your values A systematic way to be creative     Gigi Bisong on episode 112 suggested we interview Jamie. Listen to the podcast to find out more. Shownotes and Blog The Podcasts
005 – Cultivating A Culture of Continuous Learning with Richard Halderman
Bottom Line Faith
Richard Halderman, partner with Teays River Investments, shares his story and insights into how he leads his company.
Dux-Soup: un Linkedin bot per automatizzare le attività
Merita Business Podcast
Dux-Soup è un Linkedin bot che serve ad automatizzare certe attività che richiedono tempo. In questa puntata del podcast cercheremo di conoscere meglio questo strumento tanto usato (anche se con assoluta discrezione) da molti profili di successo su Linkedin. La pagina contiene due codici di sconto per comprare il servizio Dux-Soup. Continua su: http://www.MERITA.BIZ/112 ### PODCAST ### HTTP://www.MERITA.BIZ/PODCAST Sottoscrivi il podcast su: iTunes: http://j.mp/MERITA-ITUNES Stitcher: http://j.mp/MERITA-STITCHER Spreaker: http://j.mp/MERITA-SPREAKER Soundcloud: http://j.mp/MERITA-SOUNDCLOUD ##### WWW.MERITA.BIZ #####
“I press human ashes into vinyl records.”
Weird Work
Jason Leach founded Andvinyly as a way to face his own mortality. He heard Hunter S. Thompson had his own ashes set off in fireworks, and Jason wondered how he could be best remembered. Then it hit him: Vinyl records. What Jason didn’t expect was that he’d accidentally created an entire business model by going through the process. And as much as he tried to ignore it, the people had spoken. They too wanted to live beyond the groove.
006 – From One Small Act To A World Changing Movement with Sean Lambert
Bottom Line Faith
Sean Lambert is the President of Youth With a Mission (YWAM)out of San Diego/Baja. He shares how his ministry has evolved from building one home in 1990 to now having built 5 thousand homes for the poor in over 25 countries.
003 – A Framework For A Kingdom Based Company with Bill Moore
Bottom Line Faith
President of PacMoore since 1990, Bill Moore is speaking to Bottom Line Faith about is persistence through hard trials. Originally, an engineer for Procter and Gamble, Bill tells his story of Christ calling him into unknown territory and how giving it all to God allowed him to construct a business, of 350 diverse employees, that is foundationally strong in Christ.
004 – Persevering in Doing Right with David Thornton
Bottom Line Faith
Former Outside Linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans, David Thornton, joins us for a compelling interview about his career and how he has aligned himself with Jesus through it all. After retiring from the NFL, David has returned to the Indianapolis Colts as the Director of Player Engagement, and shares how God has guided him every step of the way.
002 – Learning to Follow God’s Will with Ron Brumbarger
Bottom Line Faith
Ron Brumbarger, President of Bitwise and Apprentice University, speaks to BLF about his ongoing adventures as a Christian business owner. With Bitwise being around for 25 years and Apprentice University recently getting it’s legs, Ron has amazing advice on hard business decisions, leading with integrity, and dealing with people, all while keeping Christ as the center, through it all.
Mi hanno rubato l'account! Cosa fare quando il tuo profilo social è vittima di un hacker
Merita Business Podcast
Cosa fare quanto il proprio profilo Facebook o il proprio account Instagram ci viene rubato da un hacker? Non ci si pensa mai, ma posso assicurarvi che i tentativi di furto di account sono tantissimi, molti più di quanti potete anche solo lontanamente immaginare. Fra l'altro, Facebook risulta essere sempre più nel mirino del cyber-crime come bersaglio privilegiato per poi commettere altri reati informatici. Insomma, una sorta di testa di ponte, che serve a commettere altri reati. Il Kaspersky Lab offre una statistica curiosa per quanto inquietante: il phishing si sta spostando dalle email ai solcial network. Infatti solo nel primo trimestre dell'anno i falsi siti che hanno riprodotto gli account Facebook sono stati il 10,8% delle segnalazioni complessive di phishing. I furti quindi capitano, non è un caso. È per questo che ho invitato Thomas Bandini a raccontare la sua storia. Due suoi clienti hanno subito un furto di account e lui è riuscito a recuperarli entrambi. Thomas Bandini è socio fondatore di una giovane agenzia che si chiama The Taylors che gestisce molti social per diversi grossi clienti, fra cui alcuni con una follower base enorme. Suo malgrado ha affrontato due furti di account e in questa puntata ci racconterà come è riuscito a restituire ai legittimi proprietari gli account. Continua su: http://www.MERITA.BIZ/113 ### PODCAST ### HTTP://www.MERITA.BIZ/PODCAST Sottoscrivi il podcast su: iTunes: http://j.mp/MERITA-ITUNES Stitcher: http://j.mp/MERITA-STITCHER Spreaker: http://j.mp/MERITA-SPREAKER Soundcloud: http://j.mp/MERITA-SOUNDCLOUD ##### WWW.MERITA.BIZ #####
Building The Perfect Cup of Coffee
StartUp Podcast
Mokhtar Alkhanshali is trying to produce the perfect cup of coffee. And he’s trying to do it with beans grown in the midst of an active war zone in Yemen. Despite those challenges, his company’s first batch earned rave reviews, and sold for $16 a cup at one of the fanciest coffee chains around. But can he turn that early success into a profitable business, or will the challenges of trying to achieve perfection using a supply chain that starts halfway around the world do his young company in?
Just Hit Record
StartUp Podcast
Earlier this year, we asked listeners to call us with questions for Gimlet Founder Alex Blumberg. Alex answered a bunch of them in an episode last season. But one caller’s question was so big, it needed its own episode. Skyler Gronholz had decided to make a podcast about starting up his life again after several years in prison. But he was anxious about making something bad, and wanted Alex’s advice. In this week’s episode, we find out: can making a podcast about your life actually change the way you live it?--If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a number you can call. 1-800-662-HELP. That hotline gives referrals to local treatment facilities and support groups. And it is completely free and confidential. 
#187: Jocko Willink on Discipline, Leadership, and Overcoming Doubt
The Tim Ferriss Show
"Don't count on motivation; count on discipline." - Jocko Willink Jocko Willink (@jockowillink) is one of the scariest human beings imaginable. He is a lean 230 pounds. He is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu expert who used to tap out 20 Navy SEALs per workout. He is a legend in the Special Operations world. His eyes look through you more than at you. Jocko spent 20 years in the US Navy and commanded SEAL Team 3's task unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit in the Iraq War. Upon returning to the US, Jocko served as the officer in charge of training for all West Coast SEAL teams, designing and implementing some of the most challenging and realistic -- and perhaps psychotic -- combat training in the world (his words, not mine). After retiring from the Navy, he co-founded Echelon Front, a leadership and management consulting company and authored the number one New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win. Jocko did his first interview ever with me (find it here), and it took the Internet by storm. Now he joins us for round two to answer the questions you've been asking. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast. This episode is brought to you by Headspace, the world's most popular meditation app (with more than 4,000,000 users). It's used in more than 150 countries, and many of my closest friends swear by it. Try Headspace's free Take10 program-- 10 minutes of guided meditation a day for 10 days. It's like a warm bath for your mind. Meditation doesn't need to be complicated or expensive, and it's had a huge impact on my life. Try Headspace for free for a few days and see what I mean. This podcast is also brought to you by Wealthfront. Wealthfront is a massively disruptive (in a good way) set-it-and-forget-it investing service led by technologists from places like Apple. It has exploded in popularity in the last two years and now has more than $2.5B under management. Why? Because you can get services previously limited to the ultra-wealthy and only pay pennies on the dollar for them, and it's all through smarter software instead of retail locations and bloated sales teams. Check out wealthfront.com/tim, take their risk assessment quiz, which only takes 2-5 minutes, and they'll show you -- for free -- exactly the portfolio they'd put you in. If you want to just take their advice and do it yourself, you can. Well worth a few minutes to explore: wealthfront.com/tim.
Teamable (#12)
The Pitch
Entrepreneur Laura Bilazarian has an innovative solution for helping companies find great talent. But to convince investors, she’ll need to walk a razor’s edge between confidence and cockiness.
Gimlet 23: Shadowed Qualities
StartUp Podcast
This week, Alex receives feedback about his job performance from his co-workers, friends, and family. Some of it is good, some less so. But there is something else that comes up during the review process that shocks him.We explore what happens when you unpack your emotional baggage—or someone unpacks it for you—and you realize the unexpected effect that it has been having on your team.In this final Gimlet-focused episode of season four, we take a raw and intimate look at a defining moment in the trajectory of a CEO.
Dov Charney 2: Workers
StartUp Podcast
Dov Charney is trying to rebuild a multi-million dollar apparel company from the ground up. But he can’t do it alone. In this episode, we’ll hear from the people who have signed on to work with Charney, the people who have remained loyal to him since the early days of American Apparel, and those who have been inspired to join him in his new venture.The commitment Charney receives from his workers feels like a double-edged sword—the more they devote their time and energy to his new company, the more they depend on its success. This time around, the pressure to succeed feels much, much higher.To learn more about Undone and the other shows Gimlet is launching this fall, go to gimletmedia.com/fallseason.
Lululemon Athletica: Chip Wilson
How I Built This with Guy Raz
After noticing more and more people sign up for yoga in the late 1990s, Chip Wilson bet everything on an athletic apparel company aimed toward young professional women. What started as a small pop-up store in Vancouver eventually became the multibillion-dollar brand Lululemon Athletica, spawning a new fashion trend and forever changing what women wear at the gym. PLUS, for our postscript "How You Built That," how Mike Sorentino developed the EyePatch Case, an iPhone case that cleans and protects the phone's built-in cameras.
#819: Tax Me If You Can
Planet Money
Douglas Bruce had a bold vision for Colorado.
#926: So, Should We Recycle?
Planet Money
Cities might be picking up your recyclables, but there is a very good chance they aren't being recycled. And that might be a good thing...if you really care about the planet. Part two of a two-part series. ⎸Subscribe to our newsletter here.
#606: Spreadsheets!
Planet Money
The creation of the electronic spreadsheet transformed industries. But its effects ran deeper than that.
#767: Georgetown, Louisiana, Part Two
Planet Money
In 1838, the Maryland Jesuits sold 272 people, slaves, to pay the debts of Georgetown University. We talk with the descendants about what - if anything - they're owed.
#789: Robocall Invasion
Planet Money
Your phone rings--it looks like your neighbor's calling. But instead, it's the creepiest scam of the year.