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.
From financial advisor to caretaker in a nursing home, TK Coleman's career path has been one of the most colorful and multifaceted journeys you'll ever hear about. Listen to TK to learn how you can emulate his superpower: seeing an opportunity to learn and grow in any job.
"Should I lower my standards? Maybe getting into that company I love is too much of a long shot. Maybe I should just apply for any job that seems tolerable."
It sounds like a reasonable thought at first glance. But you're forgetting one major thing.
Tim Toterhi is a career coach and author of several books on job hunting. Listen to how Tim built a wide array of skills over his career, using creativity to overcome obstacles, and why you should never 'fake it till you make it.'
Lauren Keys retired at 29.
And no, she wasn't a lucky FAANG employee or even a successful entrepreneur. She started out as a waitress and launched her career from nothing. Listen to how she reached financial independence in only nine years, by avoiding lifestyle inflation.
From selling comic books on the streets of Manhattan for $50 per day, to being the first person to ever sell a comic book for a million dollars, the story of Vincent Zurzolo has definitely seen its highs and lows. Listen to how Vincent weaponized his passion to build an empire.
Jeff Sandefer started his first business at age sixteen and has been an entrepreneur ever since. After founding an oil and gas company that generated over $500 million in profits in less than 5 years, he built a nationally acclaimed academy that teaches people how to be entrepreneurs.