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You’re not totally happy with your career (obviously!) You also know that there “has to be something out there that’s better.” That hope that you can find meaningful and fulfilling work, that also pays you well, has led you here! This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps to move from where you are to work that matters to you and uniquely fits your strengths and talents.
 
Welcome to Coffee with Dani, host @missionworldie (Dani) here! I sit down with London + New York's most talented Females from startup owners to #dreamjob holders. Find out how they go to where they are today, and learn from their tips and tricks! We talk all things politics, sex, dating, side hustle and everything else with being a young lady in these city streets. Subscribe and join the conversation today!
 
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Fiona Maculay works at the intersection of innovation, leadership and global development. She’s a serial social entrepreneur, educator and field-builder. In Episode 11* of Season 7, Fiona shares how her leadership experience initiated in her involvement in student-led business. Fiona talks about her “fateful coffee” that changed the course of her l…
 
Jonny Price is the Director of Fundraising at Wefunder ( https://wefunder.com/ ) where he is working to empower entrepreneurs with capital and customers. He finds great entrepreneurs and helps them succeed on the Wefunder platform. About Our Partners This episode is also brought to you by Hawke Media. Hawke Media is a full-service Outsourced CMO ba…
 
Yamandou Alexander is the founder of Makeba ( https://www.makeba.money/cv-por/index.html ) a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist with decades of experience building technology and infrastructure projects in Africa. Makeba's Wefunder Campaign: https://wefunder.com/makeba Just Go Grind Wefunder Discount: https://wefunder.com/raisemoney/justgogrind…
 
Brentt Baltimore is a Principal at Greycroft. Based in the Los Angeles office, Brentt focuses on investment opportunities in enterprise software. He has led Greycroft’s investments in Mapped, Agni, Craft, and Smrt. Brentt is a Kauffman Fellow and a member of Class 25. Prior to joining Greycroft, Brentt led business development at Operator Inc., a v…
 
Today on Obsessed Show I'm chatting with Ben Solomon, Creative Director of Conran Design Group U.S. Ben brings over a decade of brand-building experience to the Conran team. From full identity development, socialization, and activation, Ben has helped brands develop their own unique, impactful expressions. Prior to joining Conran, Ben was a Creativ…
 
Jude Gomila is the Founder & CEO of Golden ( https://golden.com/ ) a company on a mission to map out human knowledge and accelerate discovery and learning, and an investor in more than 200 companies including Carta, Gusto, Airtable, Boom, Ginkgo, Benchling, Ironclad, Superhuman, Linear, and Relativity. Jude was also previously the Founder of Heyzap…
 
Introverts tend to get a bad rap in social situations. They can be viewed as slow decision makers or socially awkward. I know because I’m an introvert. Holley Gerth, author of “The Powerful Purpose of Introverts,” joins us to share her insights as an introvert herself. She shares that there is a spectrum of introversion (she’s 96% introverted). You…
 
As Principal at Sway Ventures, Brett Munster focuses most of his investment activities on the seed and earlier stages for the fund. In addition to evaluating new investments, Brett’s responsibilities include coordinating the due diligence process across all investment opportunities for the fund, monitoring the performance of the fund and modeling p…
 
Jeroen Corthout is the Co-Founder of Salesfare ( https://salesflare.com/ ) a simple yet powerful CRM that automates your data to build better relationships and make more sales. It's a fast, visual and easy-to-use sales machine. Built on happiness with the latest tech, by humans for humans. Salesflare is the most popular CRM ever on both Product Hun…
 
Rick Smith is a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Crosscut, one of the top venture capital firms in Los Angeles. Crosscut is a seed-stage venture capital firm, looking to invest $1-3 million in early-stage companies with hyper-growth potential. About Our Partners This episode is also brought to you by Hawke Media. Hawke Media is a full-service Ou…
 
Ambyr Childers ( https://www.ambyrchilders.com/ ) actress and entrepreneur, started her namesake jewelry line with a desire to create timeless pieces that inspire and empower those who wear them. From early on, Ambyr had a special connection with her grandmother who taught her that jewelry holds an invaluable truth and can be worn as a talisman to …
 
Kerstin Tebbe is the networking whisperer. An international development/humanitarian response professional interested in non-traditional approaches to change across all sectors. If you think networking is just to there to help you get jobs, you are in for a huge surprise. Networking is skill, a strategy to advance your career and also a tool to aff…
 
Jelani is the Co-Founder and CEO at A Kids Book About ( https://akidsbookabout.com/ ) and Co-Founder at Circle and Narrative. He's a bit obsessed with making things that matter. At A Kids Book About, they make kids books that matter. There are no dragons, silly bears, or cute tales about princesses. Only the challenging, empowering, and important t…
 
Mubashar Iqbal, who goes by Mubs, loves making things. He's been making things since he was about 8 years old. He made so many things he was selected as ProductHunt's maker of the year for 2016, runner up in 2015 and 2017. Some of Mubs' recent projects include Founderpath, One Hour SaaS, Indiehackers.tv, and Pod Hunt, but he's created many more. Ab…
 
Dr. Sophia Yen is Board Certified in Adolescent Medicine with 20+ years of experience in medicine. She graduated from MIT, UCSF Medical School, and UC Berkeley with an MPH in Maternal Child Health. She serves as a clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Stanford Medical School. Dr. Yen co-founded Pandia …
 
Everyone we work with is looking for meaningful work. But what does meaningful work actually look like? What do you actually need to be able to do meaningful work? Obviously, there are specific things that are different for each person, but we have found that there are 8 big things that people need to do meaningful work. There are also 6 things tha…
 
Gooroo ( https://www.gooroo.com/ ) founder and CEO Scott Lee is on a mission to reimagine education, unlock every student’s potential, and promote lifelong learning for all. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee relocated to the United States with his family at the age of 16 without knowing a word of English. Through constant support from his parents, an…
 
Matt Lombardi is a Co-Founder of Beam ( https://beamtlc.com/ ). He's on a mission to reimagine health and wellness, is a former professional hockey player, entrepreneur, and avid CrossFitter. Kevin Moran is also a Co-Founder of Beam. He's on a mission to humanize CBD with education first. He's a former professional baseball player with the Chicago …
 
Andrew Parker is the Co-Founder & CEO of Papa, a company that's raised $30M+ in venture capital from top investors to build and grow their family-on-demand platform. Andrew has spent his career focusing on healthcare technology and service. In late 2017, Andrew founded Papa, a company that offers “Family On-Demand!” by connecting older adults and f…
 
Karl Alomar is a Managing Partner at M13, a serial entrepreneur, and he's built and/or sold high growth businesses in various market segments. He has an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London. He has a strong technology pedigree and over 20 years experience in e…
 
If you ever wondered what is an academic entrepreneur, this is your episode. Dr. Patricia Marquez, serves in a dual role at the University of San Diego as the Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Innovation and as Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies. Getting into and completing a PhD is hard. Finding tenure work as an academic i…
 
Matthew Loper is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wellth, a company that uses behavioral economics to drastically improve care plan adherence in patients with chronic conditions. This improvement to adherence allows risk-bearing providers to reduce readmissions, health insurers to reduce the total cost of care, and life insurers to confidently underwrite …
 
Ruben is the Co-Founder at Swoop, where he is responsible for operations, marketing, people & hiring, and fundraising efforts. Prior to joining Swoop, he spent four years working for Google and Facebook, helping scale new programs such as Workplace by Facebook globally and Google’s Agency Landscape in Europe. Ruben was born in Germany, spending his…
 
Taylor Nieman is the Co-Founder & CEO of Toucan, ( https://jointoucan.com/ ) the free Chrome extension that helps you learn a language without even trying. Previously, she worked on business development and strategic partnerships at Headspace, Science, and Fair. Toucan is a new, immersive way to learn while you go about your daily life. Learning a …
 
Today on Obsessed Show I'm chatting with Pinar Guvenc Managing Partner of SOUR studio, which stands for Social + Urban. She and her company have helped companies like Twitter, Google, P&G, Lego, Mercedes-Benz, the UN and many others solve problems through the power of workshops. SOUR is the recently rebranded name of the former Eray/Carbajo, an int…
 
The way High Performers approach career change is different than everyone else. Also, the way that career change (that leads to meaningful work that also pays well) works is different than most people think it does. We've share these principles before, but we've never put it all together (at least not outside of our paid programs). Until now. Our H…
 
Sean Matson is the Co-Founder & CEO of MATBOCK, a company that is run by retired Navy SEALS and whose staff are also former US Military Veterans. The company creates and develops products that fill a need in the real world, whether it's hunting, camping, hiking, going on adventures, for law enforcement or for soldiers while at war. They work closel…
 
Swupnil Sahai is the Co-Founder & CEO of SwingVision and previously worked on the autopilot team at Tesla. SwingVision is building A.I. for athletes. Their app provides real-time, on-device video analysis and coaching using proprietary A.I. on just a single smartphone. They were recently featured in the Apple 2020 Fall Keynote event and are backed …
 
Tom is the CEO and Co-founder of GameSense Sports. For the past decade, Tom has been designing and building sports-related technologies. He helped build several sport technology companies serving as Director of Product Development for Cyton8 Sports and NeuroSport Performance. He was Director of Sports Science and Performance at Elite Sports Service…
 
Forbes30under30, Ashoka Fellow, CEO and co-founder of a social enterprise, brilliant engineer from Carnegie Mellon University, Pablo Santaeufemia is by all measures a bright impact professional. Beyond degrees, languages spoken and accomplishments, Pablo is very intentional of how he wants to expand the space of entrepreneurship for all. In Episode…
 
Tara Viswanathan is the Co-Founder & CEO of Rupa Health, a functional medicine platform streamlining the process of specialty labs for practitioners. Connect with Tara Viswanathan and Rupa Health Rupa Health LinkedIn Twitter Instagram Facebook Some of the Topics Covered by Tara Viswanathan in this Episode What Rupa Health is and how it started The …
 
Sam Caucci is the Founder & CEO of 1Huddle. He has a firm belief that everybody that works hard deserves access to a job that prepares them and skills them up for work. His product is helping companies across the globe to make training more fun, effective and accessible for their entire workforce. 1Huddle is a workforce training platform that's get…
 
Dr. Iman Abuzeid is the Co-founder and CEO of Incredible Health, a career marketplace whose custom matching technology offers hospitals the fastest, most effective way to hire qualified permanent nursing staff. By 2024, the United States is poised to experience its biggest employment crisis to date, a shortage of one million nurses, putting patient…
 
Jack O'Holleran, Co-Founder and CEO of SKALE Labs, is a technology entrepreneur focused on blockchain and decentralized systems. SKALE is solving the blockchain scalability problem by facilitating processing between blockchains and decentralized applications, helping the ecosystem run hundreds of millions of smart contracts and transactions per sec…
 
This episode isn't for everyone. I was invited to come talk on my friend Dave Stachowiak’s podcast Coaching for Leaders to come and talk about the biggest reasons high performers leave other organizations. We discussed some key things that most leaders and high performers don’t even realize. Like for example why high performers have a tendency to s…
 
Brooke Harris is the Founder & CEO of Goodmylk Co. While living in L.A., the supposed “health food capital” of the U.S., Brooke’s health deteriorated for a period of time. Brooke decided to turn to an alternative, plant-based diet as a form of healing medicine. But to her surprise, she found her effort to ‘eat healthier’ was actually making her sic…
 
Jordi Hays is the Co-Founder & CEO of Likewise, the end-to-end platform to find and work with the world's best creatives. Connect with Jordi Hays Likewise LinkedIn Twitter Instagram Some of the Topics Covered by Jordi Hays in this Episode How Jordi decided to start Likewise and focus on the needs of eCommerce companies The pain point of accessing c…
 
Jyri Engeström is the Co-Founder and General Partner at Yes VC, an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. They invest in the pre-seed and seed stages of companies set in motion by social movements. In his previous role at True Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, he invested in e.g. Iceye, building a constellation of rad…
 
A career in the arts is hard enough, a career in the arts as a tool for positive social change is even harder. If you are passionate about how to build a successful career integrating the arts into social change, you need to listen to Sara Lahayne's story. A life-long dancer who channeled her love for the arts and created an incredible organization…
 
Matthew Stoudt is the CEO and Co-Founder of AppliedVR where he is pioneering virtual reality therapeutics (VRx), the next generation of digital therapeutics. Leveraging the unique therapeutic properties of VR, AppliedVR is on a mission to enable patients with chronic pain to improve their lives through safe, effective and self-administered VRx. App…
 
Holger Seim is the Co-Founder and CEO of Blinkist. Founded in 2012 by four friends, Blinkist now connects 15 million readers worldwide to the biggest ideas from bestselling nonfiction via 15-minute audio and text. About Our Partners This episode is brought to you by Hawke Media. Hawke Media is a full-service Outsourced CMO based in Santa Monica, CA…
 
Omar Zenhom is the co-founder and CEO of WebinarNinja. Founded in 2014, over a million people have attended a webinar on WebinarNinja, and it has been named as one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in 2018. Omar is also is the host of the iTunes Best of 2014 podcast, The $100 MBA Show. With over 130 million downloads and over 1,600 episodes, Th…
 
Allison Ferenci is the co-founder and CEO of Camera IQ, the world's first augmented reality platform for camera marketing. Camera IQ unites the camera ecosystem to enable brands create and deliver captivating AR experiences at scale. Allison has been creating new realities since she started her dual MFA in Interior Design and Digital Interactive Ar…
 
Show I'm chatting with Jonathan Courtney, the CEO & Founder of one of the most well-known innovation agencies in the world, AJ&Smart, and author of the Workshopper Playbook. He and his company have helped companies like Twitter, Google, P&G, Lego, Mercedes-Benz, the UN and many others solve problems through the power of workshops. So here to tell u…
 
Imagine that you just lost the career you love. What do you do now? Can you possibly find something that is as good or fulfilling? How can you possibly find that role? David Nurse was a coach in the NBA and at the height of coaching success, he lost his job. In this conversation, you’ll learn how 4 new doors can open for you when one door closes an…
 
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