When he was 17, after already starting his first company, James wanted to meet Brian Chesky from AirBnB. So he decided to come up with and pitch them on a feature, which led to him being invited over to pitch it in San Francisco. In this episode, James shares this incredible story.
John Britton is the founder of Raise.dev where he helps developers level up and get hired. In this podcast episode, John shares his own career story, how he leveraged his unique combination of skills into a great career and how you can do the same!
From a young age, Carlos Alfaro was interested in the world of ideas and philosophy, especially those regarding policy. Listen to Carlos' story of how he dropped out of college and created a career talking about the ideas he loved.
Being a self-taught programmer that's able to work from anywhere in the world is a dream many young people have. Listen to Gerrit's story to learn how he got to live that dream, despite setting out to do something entirely different, at first.
Mikkel Thorup realized from a very young age, that he was not built for school. After having been put in special education for years, he finally dropped out. And despite everyone telling him that he wouldn't amount to much, he ended up creating an extremely successful career around his passion: travel.
Vince Martellacci is the head freelancer at Forge Collective, an innovative marketing agency made up of freelancers focused on music and film marketing campaigns. In this episode, he shares his career journey and how sharing his work and learning out loud has led to unexpected opportunities.
After originally going to college to get a journalism degree, Daniel realized that working in that field wasn’t how he wanted to build a career. He ended up doing something quite unusual to crash into online marketing. This is his story.
David's career path didn't follow the trajectory most people would expect, least of all his family full of lawyers, doctors and diplomats. After getting a degree from a prestigious university and working a respectable job in DC, he decided to give it all up in order to pursue entrepreneurship and bring meaning to education. This is his story.
From being unemployed, credit cards maxed out, and surviving on tiny unemployment checks to hackathon champ and Silicon Valley legend in a few short years. This is the incredible story of Lauren Hasson of DevelopHer.