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A seasonal podcast sharing the fundamentals of starting a business, freelancing, working in tech and more. Think of it as your personal handbook and guide all in podcast form. The podcast host is Irma Mesa (https://twitter.com/_justirma)

A seasonal podcast sharing the fundamentals of starting a business, freelancing, working in tech and more. Think of it as your personal handbook and guide all in podcast form. The podcast host is Irma Mesa (https://twitter.com/_justirma)

Location:

United States

Description:

A seasonal podcast sharing the fundamentals of starting a business, freelancing, working in tech and more. Think of it as your personal handbook and guide all in podcast form. The podcast host is Irma Mesa (https://twitter.com/_justirma)

Twitter:

@dciapodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

3055629885


Episodes

S2: The Founders Handbook: How 3 friends tested, branded, and launched a quirky and profitable soap business

4/5/2020
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. For our third guest of the season, we have Andrew Reiner. Andrew is the co-founder at Grapevine.ai, a voice-activated networking assistant that personalizes your relationships by remembering the details that...

Duration:00:21:28

S2: The Founders Handbook: Andrew talks to us all about bootstrapping and seeking funding for your startup

1/24/2020
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. For our third guest of the season, we have Andrew Reiner. Andrew is the co-founder at Grapevine.ai, a voice-activated networking assistant that personalizes your relationships by remembering the details that...

Duration:00:32:07

S2: The Founders Handbook: Why validating your idea can make all the difference with Justin Potts (2/2)

11/21/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. For our third guest of the season we have Justin Potts. Justin is the co-founder of Avenify, a smart networking tool Connect with Justin https://avenify.com/ Follow us on Twitter, our website or Instagram.

Duration:00:11:13

S2: The Founders Handbook: How a background in CS and Business helped Justin Potts launch a startup. (1/2)

11/19/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. For our third guest of the season we have Justin Potts. Justin is the co-founder of Avenify, a platform helping students attend and earn their college degree debt-free through income share agreements. Connect...

Duration:00:11:24

S2: The Founders Handbook: What's a typical day like for a digital founder? with Masha (Part 5/5)

10/7/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Masha a.k.a Coding Blonde. Masha is an entrepreneur and the founder of Coding Blonde, a brand that empowers women to break into tech. Connect with...

Duration:00:05:37

S2: The Founders Handbook: Using blogging to grow an audience for your product or business with Masha (Part 4/5)

9/30/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Masha a.k.a Coding Blonde. Masha is an entrepreneur and the founder of Coding Blonde, a brand that empowers women to break into tech. Connect with...

Duration:00:04:47

S2: The Founders Handbook: How to close that deal with a client or investor with Jaap Vergote (Part 4/4)

9/25/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Jaap Vergote. Jaap is the Executive Sales Manager at ViaBill and the founder previous co-founder of CAMPO. Connect with Jaap here This is just part 4 of 4 so...

Duration:00:07:12

S2: The Founders Handbook: Discover your "why" before you start your product or business with Masha (Part 3/5)

9/23/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Masha a.k.a Coding Blonde. Masha is an entrepreneur and the founder of Coding Blonde, a brand that empowers women to break into tech. Connect with...

Duration:00:06:41

S2: The Founders Handbook: Do founders need to know how to code to launch a startup? with Jaap Vergote (Part 3/4)

9/18/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Jaap Vergote. Jaap is the Executive Sales Manager at ViaBill and the founder previous co-founder of CAMPO. Connect with Jaap here This is just part 3 of 4 so...

Duration:00:06:04

S2: The Founders Handbook: Meet Masha (Part 2/5)

9/16/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Masha a.k.a Coding Blonde. Masha is an entrepreneur and the founder of Coding Blonde, a brand that empowers women to break into tech. Connect with...

Duration:00:06:53

S2: The Founders Handbook: How you can hack social media to leverage your product or brand with Masha (Part 1/5)

9/16/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Masha a.k.a Coding Blonde. Masha is an entrepreneur and the founder of Coding Blonde, a brand that empowers women to break into tech. Connect with...

Duration:00:07:38

S2: The Founders Handbook: Sell it before you make it with Jaap Vergote (Part 1/4)

9/12/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. We did go through a name change due to the direction the podcast was heading and now we have a way more fitting name. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Jaap Vergote. Jaap is the Executive Sales...

Duration:00:15:43

S2: The Founders Handbook: Meet Jaap Vergote (Part 2/4)

9/12/2019
Welcome back to Season 2 of the Don’t Crush It Alone podcast. This season is all about founders! Take a listen to each episode to get advice, learn from different perspectives and ensure you have your bases covered as you begin to ideate on your startup idea or prepare to launch. On this first episode to kick off the season we have Jaap Vergote. Jaap is the Executive Sales Manager at ViaBill and the founder previous co-founder of CAMPO. Connect with Jaap here This is just part 2 of 4 so...

Duration:00:04:27

3 Ways to Become a Better Product Manager in 2019

6/29/2019
Our Guest On episode 7 of Elevatd Life, we have Beau Blinder. I found Beau after his post on Medium titled "3 Practical Ways To Become A Better Product Manager" and we were able to have a really insightful conversation about those 3 core ways he talked about in his post and how he’s proactively started to build a strong system to include Engineers in customer conversations which leads to building better products. Check out the full show notes here along with links mentioned in the...

Duration:00:31:12

The life of an IBM Watson Product Manager

5/31/2019
Our Guest On episode 6 of Elevatd Life, we have Zia Mohammad. Zia is a talented Product Manager at IBM working with the Watson Premium product. Check out the full show notes here along with links mentioned in the recording! Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Thanks for listening.

Duration:00:32:09

When Product Meets a Scientific Approach with Holly Hester-Reilly

4/5/2019
Our Guest On episode 5 of Elevatd Life, we have Holly Hester-Reilly. Holly is the Founder & CEO of H2R Product Science where she works with product leaders and teams to develop their product growth strategy. View full show notes here.

Duration:00:33:37

Iteration is key with Brittany Cheng

3/29/2019
Our Guest On episode 4 of Elevatd Life, we have Brittany Cheng - Product Manager at Seesaw Learning (a platform for student engagement). Brittany grew up in the Bay area and has been surrounded by tech from childhood. She previously worked at Yelp focusing on the international product and search. She enjoys how Product Management allows her to connect the dots between people, data, ideas and users to solve challenges in the product. Our Highlights Find Brittany Personal site...

Duration:00:23:17

Building the 'why' with Zack Naylor

11/5/2018
Our Guest On episode 3 of Elevatd Life, we have Zack Naylor CEO and co-founder of Aurelius Lab a platform for tracking user research insights. He's built a product-driven team from the ground up, comes from a heavy UX background is one of the first CEO's that I've met that consistently interacts with users. Our Highlights Find Zack Twitter https://twitter.com/zacknaylor Aurelius Lab https://www.aureliuslab.com/ Links for clicking https://www.aureliuslab.com/ Follow Elevatd...

Duration:00:30:37

Design thinking from a young age with Iiro Isotalo

9/24/2018
Our Guest On episode 2 of Elevatd Life, we have Iiro Isotalo the Director of Product Management at BetterDoctor, which was recently acquired by Quest Analytics. Iiro has an interesting background in engineering, product design and product management. We chat about his transition from engineering to Product and touch on some important topics tooling, PM characteristics, his Product philosophy and much more. If you’re new to Product or trying to break in - this is definitely an episode for...

Duration:00:18:32

When a rejection turns into a stunning career with Morgan Meredith

7/28/2018
Our Guest On episode 1 of Elevatd Life, we have Morgan Meredith a Senior Release Manager at Jellyvision! This episode really dives in to how careers can take many twists and turns but at the end of the day if you keep working at your craft and constantly apply yourself you can jump and right where you want to be. Morgan went from studying hearing science and sound acoustics to working at Yello in Chicago, IL and now leading the Release Management team at Jellyvision. She gave awesome...

Duration:00:21:56