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The Moonlighters’ Club: Entrepreneurs Living As Employees

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Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.

Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.

Location:

United States

Description:

Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.

Language:

English

Contact:

612-710-3055


Episodes

Tom O'Keefe x Stride for Stride

8/12/2020
Meet Tom. The founder of Stride for Stride. Social entrepreneurship at its finest. Tom is an avid runner. In his own words: "The Falmouth Road Race was the first race I ever ran, and it changed my life. Not only did it help me become healthier, but it also reminded me that I can accomplish anything - to not quit when things get tough." ​Once he registered for his second race, he realized that races are expensive - really expensive - an expense that others couldn't afford; And that is the...

Duration:00:51:52

Chris Davis x GenOne Technologies

8/5/2020
Meet Chris Davis. The founder of Genone Technologies. Chris graduated from MIT with a BS in chemical engineering. After working in a variety of roles from process engineering to product engineering, Chris decided to set out with a friend to start his own business. Enter GenOne Technologies. An engineering solutions firm which primarily helps small inventors bring life to their initial ideas/concepts. GenOne focuses on helping companies develop new technologies, whether they be large...

Duration:00:40:11

Mark Brehaut x Icebrkr

7/29/2020
Meet Mark Breghaut. Founder and CTO of Icebrkr. Mark's journey to founder is an interesting one. In grad school, he was on a PhD track for Marriage and Family Therapy. He focused his research on psychology, courtship and conflict in romantic relationships. After graduating, he became a teacher. During his 3 years teaching, he taught himself frontend web development and design on the side. He then left to work at a web and mobile app development agency as a lead frontend developer and...

Duration:00:51:46

Becky Pleat X Protein Power Ball

7/22/2020
Meet Becky Pleat. Founder of Protein Power Ball. Becky and her cofounder were two health-conscious pharmacists that were passionate about wellness and wanted a snack that was convenient, healthy, and tasted great! Being scientists at heart, they took matters into their own hands and began experimenting with healthy ingredients and superfoods from their own kitchen. Enter Protein Powerball. The ideal snack – easy to eat on the go, healthy ingredients that leave you feeling energized and...

Duration:00:45:43

Kun Yang x Pricklee

7/15/2020
Meet Kun Yang. Kun is a pharmacist, entrepreneur, and aspiring brand-builder based out of Boston. MA. He is a pharmacist by day, and the co-founder and CEO of Pricklee by night. Never sure of what he wanted to "be" when he grew up, the inception of Pricklee has served as the single most creative pursuit he has ever been a part of, as well as the validation of fulfilling a bigger purpose in life by working for yourself to help others. Pricklee is a health-focused beverage start-up that Kun...

Duration:00:50:41

Val Bee x L.I.R Productions

7/8/2020
Meet Val Bee. Val is a Development and Event Professional and the Owner of L.I.R. Productions, a PR + Production Agency that specializes in marketing, brand management, and event production. Val manages a global network of creative entrepreneurs & professionals where she helps connect creatives to opportunities that pay. Val is a booking agent and has she sponsors two event series through her agency - the Small Biz Buffet hosted by Urban NYCHE Marketing and our very own Moonlighters' Club...

Duration:00:46:12

Ivy Watts x Beatutifully, Simply, You

7/1/2020
Meet Ivy Watts. A former student-athlete who graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a top 30 finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. During her collegiate career, Ivy struggled daily with anxiety, self-worth and depression. After seeking help, Ivy now promotes mental wellness and reduces stigma around mental illness by sharing her story through public speaking and her blog, Beautifully Simply You. Ivy empowers others to speak their truths, know that they are not alone, learn the beauty...

Duration:00:46:46

Jon and Leandro of FLKR: Mixing Friendship and Business

6/24/2020
Meet Jon and Leandro. Originally from Arizona, They moved to Boston to pursue professional opportunities. Soon, they created the FLKR lighter, a lighter that doubles as a fidget device. Their mission is to enhance the traditional lighter experience, while breaking down to societal stigmas around the emerging Cannabis industry. Listen to them explain how it's possible to create and run a successful business with your best friend. Make sure to check out their Kickstarter!!!!!!!!

Duration:00:42:22

Weekly Check-in

5/27/2020
I was able to unwind during the long weekend. When I wasn't grilling, I was working on the mockups for the email newsletter I'm building. Last week was a productive one. I hope to continue that this week while I work on my content calendar and social media content.

Duration:00:06:51

Weekly Check-In 5/18

5/18/2020
Last week sucked. I worked 60+ hours and spent no time building out this podcast. This week I take my time back. My update: Personal Work Podcast

Duration:00:08:29

Weekly Check-In 5/10

5/11/2020
Personal Updates Work Updates Podcast Updates

Duration:00:24:03

Spotlight: Jon & Andres

5/8/2020
This week, the spotlight is on Jonathan Huang and Andres Giraldo. Former students of the entrepreneurship program at Suffolk University. Jon and Andres learned the benefits of business ownership from their parents. They're looking produce the same results for themselves.

Duration:00:14:37

Weekly Check-in 5/3

5/4/2020
Personal Updates Work Updates Nugget of the week: Transparency Podcast Update

Duration:00:35:36

Spotlight: Jamerson Vincent

5/1/2020
Our next spotlight focuses on Jamerson Vincent AKA DJ Nexus. Systems admin by day DJ by night. From DJing college parties to traveling the world. We wanted to highlight his hard work and hustle. https://djnexusonline.com/ https://www.facebook.com/DJNexus4/

Duration:00:19:05

Weekly Check-in 4/26

4/27/2020
Weekly Standup Personal Work The Podcast Focus

Duration:00:16:52

Spotlight: Shaun Bedgood

4/24/2020
A new Episode Format. For the spotlight, we're going to feature a different entrepreneur by highlighting their hard work and successes. Featured Moonlighter: Shaun Bedgood Shaun is the co-founder of this podcast. He resides in LA now by way of Boston and Alabama. When were doing the podcast together he was a campus police officer and stand-up comic. He's now transitioning to acting through TV spots, commercials and plays. Where to find him @FunnyManShaun @shaunbg on IG IMDB

Duration:00:28:18

Alison Rogers x Coffee Cup Collective

4/23/2020
"Thankfully in April, I went part-time. It happened kind of all of sudden and it was a moment of sink or swim. You're getting less cash in the bank, you really have to make this happen." "That's when everything took off. When I had more time to focus." Everyone meet Alison Rogers. Alison Rogers is the founder of Coffee Cup Collective, a circular economy for reusable coffee cups. She joined the Moonlighters' Club to talk about her journey from Consultant to founder and why it's important...

Duration:00:31:09

Weekly Checkin 4/18

4/20/2020
My checkin- Personal Life Work life The Moonlighters' Club Thoughts of the week

Duration:00:18:22

Moonlighters' Club: Weekly Standup

4/15/2020
In this standup we cover the following: A Quarantine Status update a 9-5 Update A Moonlighters' Club update Some thoughts on:

Duration:00:27:02

What a time for Moonlighting

4/7/2020
We're back. New city (DC), new job and a new batch of moonlighters to interview. I had a lot of editing and adjusting to do, but I got it done. In this episode, I talk about the move from Boston to DC, what it took to get the podcast back on track and why NOW is the time to get serious about your passion. Enjoy. (02:50) the creation of the podcast (07:24) Finding the Kirstein Business Library and the Innovation lab, (12:30) The new Moonlighters Becky Pleat, Protein Powerball, Drink...

Duration:00:47:24