Freelensers

Freelensers

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We invited Peter C. Hayward to discuss Australia, his freelance life, podcasts, boardgames, erotica and how living with someone who's suicidal and having a child is not that different after all. Peter gives us all an update of what his life looks like at the time of recording in December 2018 while the last episode of his podcast was released a year prior. And lastly, a trip to Cape Verde at the end. Show notes: • Being Honest Wi... Read more

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March 2, 2019 52 min

Michael Petrus is a Czech comics artist, illustrator, but also a podcaster, co-founder of profiKOMIKS and a start-up called Nanits Universe. He’s joining us in an episode, where we talk about understanding your clients, managing creatives, the importance of creative briefs and what it takes to succeed on Kickstarter. Show Notes: 
• Trello – https://trello.com/ • Neil Gayman’s Speech – https://youtu.be/ikAb-NYkseI • Mark McGuinn... Read more

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February 8, 2019 48 min

In the opening episode of Season 2, we are joined by our first guest Juan Latapi, remote worker and travel enthusiast. Juan was born in Mexico, but grew up in the USA where he also started his career path. How did he manage to keep his position and transition into a remote worker back in Mexico? Why does one start talking to his dogs when working from a living room sofa? Juan has joined us from Chicago while on his month long busin... Read more

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November 3, 2018 23 min

Tag along with Adel and Mike on their new adventure! Five days in Finland compressed into a bonus episode, where you will find out how expensive this nordic country is, whether Adel survives her first visit to sauna, and what is Mike’s overall impression of the Helsinki subway system. Show notes: • Song credit: Vanze - Survive [NCS Release]: https://youtu.be/cvl8e2se8Q4 • Glass Swimming Pool by Casey Neistat: https://youtu.be/2d... Read more

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October 30, 2018 37 min

Adel talks about her quarter life crisis and how she overcame it, Mike tells us all about his new tea, and together they share their new morning routine. To wrap up Season 1, Mike and Adel introduce new segment of the podcast and tell us more about upcoming changes. Show notes: • New features in iOS 12: https://www.apple.com/fi/newsroom/2018/06/ios-12-introduces-new-features-to-reduce-interruptions-and-manage-screen-time/ • Our ... Read more

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August 4, 2018 47 min

Do you need a contract for every gig? Is it better to work for free or to work for a small amount of money? In today’s episode, Adel and Mike agree to disagree on various topics surrounding the most important part of every business: the client. Adel tries to help Mike understand the wedding client, while Mike speaks about a commercial he has recently produced. Show notes: • GDPR: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Data_Pro... Read more

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May 23, 2018 34 min

Adela gets a job she didn't ask for while Mike has to wait for a position he tried hard to get. These two very different stories from the recruitment process will make your head spin. Show notes: • Adela’s crazy teaching schedule – http://www.freelensers.fm/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/adela-timetable.jpg • EU Unemployment rates – https://www.statista.com/statistics/268830/unemployment-rate-in-eu-countries/ freelensers.fm... Read more

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May 4, 2018 41 min

This episode is all about equipment. Over the years both Adela and Mike accumulated a lot of tools that help them produce the content they produce. Let’s take a look at what’s in their bags. Show notes: • Incase Action Camera Backpack – https://amzn.to/2I3A8yP • Incase Accessory Organizer – https://amzn.to/2I4w5m7 • Apple MacBook Pro 13” (2016) – https://amzn.to/2JHtKwH • Canon T5i DSLR (new gen) – https://amzn.to/2v... Read more

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April 13, 2018 15 min

Read our metro-related blogpost: http://www.freelensers.fm/bonus-metro-around-the-world/ Call it subway, underground, metro or tube, you cannot put out Mike's excitement for the topic. Adela calls it his weird obsession but who doesn't love a good metro system in their city, ey? Freelensers.fm Adela https://www.adelabohackova.com https://www.facebook.com/adelabohackovaphoto/ https://www.instagram.com/adela.bohackova ... Read more

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March 31, 2018 52 min

All you need to know about traveling from finding a ticket to escaping couchsurfing hosts, this episode has it all. Adel shares gems on luggage, jet lag, naps, airport hacks and Mike pops the question, why do we like tomato juice on an airplane so much? Show notes: • TSA Regulations on batteries – https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/lithium-batteries-100-watt-hours-or-less-device • Why is Toma... Read more

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February 26, 2018 50 min

Besides talking about their preferences and feelings of the clickiness of the iPhone Home button, Adel and Mike open the topic of traveling, something that is very important to them. Adel shares her feelings of being stuck and Mike starts a penis-measuring competition. Show notes: • Pueblo Mágico program – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pueblo_Mágico • Taxco (Pueblo Mágico) – https://www.instagram.com/p/BNNQoQ4gh_D/ • Va... Read more

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February 3, 2018 28 min

In the first episode recorded in 2018, Adela talks about her new logo, website, and pricing, all connected to her rebranding. Mike tells us what his new job is and how he struggles with time management, and together they discuss Upwork and other freelance jobs they had in the past year. Show notes: • Squarespace - https://www.squarespace.com • Adela's logo reveal video - https://youtu.be/cFKTj9GStiI • Upwork - https://w... Read more

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January 13, 2018 48 min

Mike is settling down while Adela sees herself back on the road. They both complain about their former jobs and share their requirements for future work. Before they land in the new year they also conclude the year 2017. Show notes: • Rocco Granata – http://www.roccogranata.it/?lang=en • ICQ – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICQ • Adela Bohackova Logo Reveal – https://youtu.be/cFKTj9GStiI • Adela’s FB page – https://ww... Read more

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December 26, 2017 45 min

Mike tells a secret, Adela talks about her competition and together they share their best freelance stories, and reveal what makes their client approach unique and different from others. Show notes: • Adela's Best Friend's Wedding – https://www.instagram.com/p/BXuwoohnHdN/ • Ring Shot Photo – https://www.instagram.com/p/BVsqSnUHAPN/ • Adela's Calendar 2018 – http://www.adelabohackova.com/blog/2017/12/12/kalend-2017-maki... Read more

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December 17, 2017 43 min

In their first episode, Adela and Mike discuss how they started their creative business, what they hope their future will bring them and Mike comes up with 5 questions that will tell you if what you are doing is the right fit for you. Show notes: • Multimedia in Economic Practice – https://www.vse.cz/english/catalogue/detail.php?lang=en&id=o-p-cz-323 • Nadia Meli – https://www.instagram.com/nadiameli/ • Juhani Sarglep –... Read more

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