Are you struggling to create a career that you love? Do you wonder if you could hold multiple jobs and projects at once? A Portfolio Career is here to answer your questions. David Nebinski talks with people who have designed Portfolio Career that allows for growth, resiliency, and happiness. Tune in to learn how to create a Portfolio Career of your own. Let's have some fun!
This conversation is with Earle Richards. After being a first among his peers in the Virgin Islands to have a computer, Earle became an early adopter of technology and its ability to improve things. Professionally, Earle is self-employed as a strategy and data analysis consultant. He has worked with many leading clients like General Mills, Bank of America, The Economist, Procter & Gamble, to name a few. Using his data analysis expertise to draw conclusions, Earle applies this same focus and lens to improve his personal life as well. On this episode, he provides tactical lessons and approaches here - mentioning many books and thought leaders that you are familiar with. Earle is laser-focused on PERSONAL experiments to improve the PRODUCT of Earle and his overall quality of life. There are a lot of designing your life and work-life integration lessons and stories in here for you. So tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This conversation is with Erica Blair. Erica has been location-independent over ten years since college at Columbia University in New York. She grew up in Silicon Valley, but that was not enough to fuel her creativity, professional impact, and personal development. Working remote is requirement for any new projects. She is working on over 5 different projects right now: 1) experience designer for a global summit with Bancor; 2) messaging strategy for Everpedia, a direct-to-consumer blockchain product; 3) a decentralized collaboration @ BlockCollab; 4) Upstock project launch; and 5) brand strategy coaching.
Things you will learn: 1) what a digital nomad is and what it is not. 2) How to find and price your freelance and project-work services. 3) The importance of updating your network on current interests, asking for help, and referrals. 4) the importance of community, building new relationships, and offering your expertise. Tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This conversation is with Alexa Eden. Based on what she was hearing at Equinox, Alexa decided to leave to a lead #StrikeABalance movement. She is an Urban Wellness Consultant here in New York City. She helps individuals and brands have more purpose, connection, and growth while understanding how technology can help or hurt us. She has worked with brands like Equinox, Daily Harvest, Glossier to name a few. She led an underground meditation series in New York City. Things you will particularly learn: how to think about leaving a corporate job and setting yourself up for success. A better appreciation and understanding of the people and communities around us. So tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This episode is with Marina Hadjipateras. Marina is the Cofounder and General Partner of Trail Mix Ventures and Vice Chair of the INTERTANKO Environmental Committee. Marina had a transformative professional experience personally working on ships in Korea a few years after college. In addition to this hands-on experience, she then helped take the company, Dorian, public on the New York Stock Exchange. She brings these invaluable insights and empathy to the founders and companies that she partners with at Trail Mix Ventures, a seed stage investment firm in New York City. You will also learn about the exciting trends of the wellness economy, how to form relationships, and the importance of staying in touch. So tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This conversation is with Evan Wray. Evan was a walk-on to the football team at the University of Notre Dame. While also in school, he cofounded Swyft Media, which he led for over 6 years before selling the company. He has been named on Forbes's 30 Under 30 List and is now a Venture Partner at Trail Mix Ventures, a female-led investment fund focused on the wellness economy.
Some things you will learn during this episode: 1) lessons learned from being a founder; 2) the importance of being present when working; 3) picking projects and partners wisely; 4) how to from relationships with people you respect; and 5) his role as a coach and mentor to portfolio companies at Trail Mix Ventures. So tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This conversation is with Yin Lin. After immigrating from rural China to New York City, Yin has started and built companies and communities. Her only "real job" was a teacher with Teach For America, an organization she serves on a board of. She is the cofounder of SheWorx, a female collective reaching 7 cities and helping 20,000 female leaders. Yin has been recognized by Inc. as one of "17 Inspiring Women to Watch” and by CIO as one of the “Top 20 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch.” Her motto is "be uncomfortable." As such, she is constantly pushing herself physically and is on a mission to run a marathon and summit every continent. She is most recently the founder of Sage Vacations. This real estate investment company provides her the financial stability to support herself, those she cares about, and the flexibility to maximize her time and impact on pushing society forward. Tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
This conversation is with Stephen Warley. Do you want to work for yourself? Stephen’s mission is for you to be self-employed. He believes there is no better time than now to do so. You will hear how Stephen thinks it is risky to NOT BE self-employed. And that current work trends more than ever are encouraging you to be more --- well, YOU! His company, Life Skills That Matters, provides a ton of great self-assessments, resources, content, and services. So tune to build and grow your portfolio career!
This is conversation with Georgie-Ann Getton-Mckoy. Georgie's professional title is an execution strategist! Does that sound like you? Things you will learn here: -her pivotal and inspiring realizations moving in from Jamaica to New York -how to use the power of being broke to your advantage -how her very popular annual GSD Summit with leaders like Gerard Adams and John Henry was unexpected -Do you have a regular tradition of service? Each year-end, she practices a "Help With Anything" to generously help professionals like introductions, review resumes, etc -She has a new book coming out. The Are of Getting Sh*T Done. Pre-order through January 11th. Her proven business growth tactics, tools, and tips are in the book for you. She would love your support. ... Tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career and Hustle Muscle!
This conversation is with Frank Denbow. Please see some highlights here: -Frank's journey and advice on how to get a job and build a network in the New York Tech and Startup ecosystem. -how Startup Threads (now INK'A) started as an unexpected side hustle and project. It then evolved by listening to and growing with customers. -some stories and insights not always shared, discussed or celebrated in the New York Tech and Business scene -the progress and 2019 vision of Inflection, Frank's community for bootstrappers in New York City. ....And so much more. Tune to build and grow your Portfolio Career!
Nikki is the Founder and CEO of I/O Coaching in New York. She uses a science-based approach to help executives unlock their potential and better connect with their teams. Some of her clients include American Express, Peloton, Outdoor Voices, and Viacom. In addition to other notable accomplishments, she was a founding member of WayUp, the leading career development startup that has raised over $20 million. She believes listening is her signature-strength skill and one that she has practiced on improving over the years. We also talk about reframing your mindset to have more happiness, success, and fulfillment, and much more. So, tune in to build and grow your Portfolio Career!