Hundreds of Ways

Hundreds of Ways

Hundreds of Ways is a podcast celebrating entrepreneurship. Each week, our hosts James and Eliot sit down with individuals who have found their ideal path in life, so they can show you exactly how they found their way. We'll be chatting with real entrepreneurs doing everything from art to personal training, from animation to writing. You'll hear stories from freelancers, startup founders, and small business owners, as well as people who work with and have advice for aspiring, budding, and existing entrepreneurs. Join our mailing list at https://list.hundreds.ofways.com

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November 6, 2020 60 min

This week's guest is Steven Wilcox, founder of the PARKIT Movement and creator of "the world's greatest outdoor chair," The Voyager. 

Since Steven was our first product-founder, we spent a lot of time talking about the intricacies of Product design and development. If you've ever had an idea for a physical product, but were never sure how to make it a reality, this week's episode is for you.

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On this week's episode, Anna Bogdanova—founder at Shiba500 and expert in all things branding—shares her experience building one of the most fun and innovative brands in startup marketing. 

We also talk about:

  • What makes a brand work.
  • The importance of positioning your business.
  • Building an all-remote, global team.
  • Working alongside the world's foremost dog marketing expert, Brutique, Chief Shiba Officer at Shiba500.
  • Learn more ab...

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    This week's guest is Drew Sing, author of recently released book "Work From Abroad". We chat about how he manages to travel full-time, all while maintaining his 9-5 job back home.

    You can learn more about Drew at his site:
    https://www.wfabroad.com

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    This week's guest is A.J. Bond, founder of Discomfortable: a "shame education" platform and podcast. We discuss how shame and other negative emotions can hold entrepreneurs back, and A.J. shares some tips for getting comfortable with discomfort.

    We also talked about his work on Discomfortable, including his successful podcast, and his upcoming book.

    Here's A.J. describing a bit more about Discomfortable:

    “A few years ...

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    This week we chat with Rishon Blumberg—founder of 10x Management and author of upcoming book "Game Changer: How to be 10x in the Talent Economy"—about what it means to be 10x across all aspects of your life. He shares his 25 years of experience protecting talent, starting with rockstars at Brick Wall Management, then "rockstar developers" at 10x Management. We also give you a sneak peek into his upcoming book, as we...

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    This week, Tom Critchlow talks to us about his career as an Independent Strategy Consultant. We cover his early days in SEO, through his time as a Product Marketing Manager at Google, as well as his transition to working as a freelance strategy partner for clients like the New York Times and Gartner.

    We also chat about his prolific writing career, how "thinking in public" has helped him grow his network, and discussed his ne...

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    This week's episode features Julia Xu, Independent Startup Business Consultant. Unlike our previous guests, Julia has just recently made the shift into entrepreneurship, having left her job at Alibaba North America earlier this year. We talked about what drove that decision, going in-depth into what that change was like and how she found her first clients,

    We also chat about:

  • How Julia uses modeling to help startups chart their p...
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    "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

    It's a simple question. But for being so simple, it rarely has a straightforward answer.

    Maybe that's why we stop asking it so soon.

    For most of us, the last time we heard the question was when we were kids—or maybe one last time at the end of high school. After all, having arrived at the terminus of our youth, haven't we grown up?

    For CJ Johnson, that question comes up dai...

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    The sun rises. 

    We wake, shower, dress. And then it's off to work. The daily commute. Traffic, or waiting for the train. We arrive at our office. We sit.

    The day goes by. Meetings, calls, and deliverables. A break for lunch, then back we go. Eight hours pass and we pack our things and leave for home—maybe stop for happy hour on the way. We rest, we eat. The sun sets and we go to bed.

    Tomorrow, it will rise again.

    Days become weeks,...

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    Earlier this year, people everywhere faced restrictions as lockdowns went into effect around the world. For most of us, we met these challenges from cities we call home. 

    Justin Poore isn't like most of us.

    Justin's spent the last three years of his life living out of a suitcase, documenting his travels on YouTube, and building a following of over 18K subscribers in the process. Since starting this journey, he's embedded ...

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    Running a business is tough, but running two takes something special. And launching that second one in the midst of a global pandemic—now that's a challenge of Herculean proportions.

    For Lauren Simonis, overcoming such challenges—and coaching others to do the same—is all in a day's work. 

    On this week's episode, Lauren shares her experience working as an Entrepreneurship Coach online and starting Cozy Yoga + Community...

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    On this week's episode of Hundreds of Ways, Eliot plays the role of interviewee as we chat about his experience traveling the globe while running a digital marketing agency. He describes his journey from Hollywood editor to global brand storyteller, talks about how he nails big-name marketing clients like McDonalds and United Airlines, and shares the life experiences that started him down his path towards independence. 

    We also ...

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    This week, Eliot interviews James as he shares his journey as an entrepreneur: from teaching himself to code in college, through moonlighting as a freelance iOS developer while working at Google, all the way to his current life as an independent developer and agency owner on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

    Throughout the episode, James and Eliot provide actionable advice for anyone looking to start down the road towards career ind...

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    July 1, 2020 7 min

    2020 has been a change-filled year. While change can bring difficulty, it can also open us to new opportunities. These shake-ups offer a chance to make drastic changes in our lives under cover of greater trends. Whether you're one of the 30 million Americans who lost their job due to COVID, one of the 200 million worried if yours is next, or just one of the 850 million full-time workers unsatisfied with their careers worldwide,...

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