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DynastyTradesHQ Podcast
Current Top 12 WRs In ADP and Who Will Still Be There In 2023!

DynastyTradesHQ Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 70:03


Welcome to Episode 236 of the @DynastyTradesHQ Podcast!  "Current Top 12 WRs In ADP and Who Will Still Be There In 2023!"   After being slammed with rookie drafts, the HQ guys turn their attention towards the future of the WR position!  For their discussion, they use the current WR ADP list on DLF and decide which players they believe will still be in the top 12 at this time next year! Come hang out and have some fun with Shane Manila @ShaneIsTheWorst, Michael Cipes @FFBlitz, and Jeremy Browand @DynastyMadman It will be a blast!   @DynastyTradesHQ Patreon is now called The HQCrew! Do you want the HQ guys to consult with you about your Dynasty team? Do you want a podcast t-shirt or hat? Would you like to get on the show with us? Do you want to listen to the new HQ After Dark podcast? Become a part of The HQCrew today!   Find us on iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher, and PodBean. Please make sure you rate and review! You can find us on Twitter @DynastyTradesHQ. The DynastyTradesHQ podcast (with your hosts Shane Manila @ShaneIsTheWorst, Michael Cipes @FFBlitz, and Jeremy Browand @DynastyMadman) goes beyond the obvious to bring you the right takes on trades, trade philosophies, and impact of ADP on trading. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and we'll get through the crazy world of dynasty trading together every week!  

Baseball HQ Radio
BaseballHQ Radio, July 01, 2022

Baseball HQ Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022


2022-07-01 Show No. 25 is a Friday Full Edition, featuring an interview with Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus, discussing the in-season mistakes fantasy managers make with starting pitchers and relievers, his FAAB analysis reports at Baseball Prospectus, his Doubt Wars team from the Memorial Day Tout Mock Draft, and his Boons and Banes... also NL news with Harold Nichols and AL News with Ray Murphy ... Plus BaseballHQ analyst Alex Beckey has his Frequent Flyer commentary and BaseballHQ Radio host Patrick Davitt has his Extra Innings comment ... Runs 1:59:15

The Facebook Marketing Ninja
LIVE WORKSHOP! Rudy Mawer: Scale Your Business With Paid Ads Part 1

The Facebook Marketing Ninja

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 22:13


Our guest Rudy Mawer of Rudy Capital joins us at our HQ in Largo, FL for a live workshop in this episode. It's jam-packed with value as he and Manuel deliver tips on how to run your Facebook ads EFFECTIVELY. This is one of a 3 part series, so be on the lookout for when we drop the next 2. We have LIVE WORKSHOPS every other Tuesday at 6:15 PM EST on both Facebook and Youtube with special guests who provide value to help you in the entrepreneurial world and this is episode is from our May 24th, 2022 broadcast. If you're in need of a team, one that will go above and beyond for you and your brand, then please visit agmninjas.com to get more information on how we can help you today. You can follow Manuel on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mrmanuelsuarez/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/theninjamarketer/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrmanuelsuarez/ Youtube: https://bit.ly/3GVPXVm Messenger Channel: www.m.me/theninjamarketer/ Contact AGM: site: agmninjas.com email: contact@agmagency.com phone: 1.888.280.3339

BEN-YUR Podcast
#154 SILVA JOÃO (SILVAZUÃO)

BEN-YUR Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 153:17


Silva João, vulgo Silvazuão, é quadrinista independente de São Paulo. Na graduação em Letras, se aprofundou nos estudos de narrativas, e trabalhou como ilustrador de livros didáticos e storyboarder. Foi nos quadrinhos que encontrou o jeito de unir as paixões por histórias e por desenho. Seu trabalho ficou conhecido em 2019, quando sua webcomic HQ de Briga e suas tirinhas ganharam espaço nas redes sociais.

She Turned Entrepreneur
Ready to Em-BARK on a New Venture? This Doggie Daycare Franchise is First in Show!

She Turned Entrepreneur

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 16:12


Looking for work that doesn't involve a cubicle? Hounds Town USA may be just the thing – a way to spend every day loving dogs and sharing that passion with others. For Jackie Bondanza, CEO of the growing franchise, it has definitely been a recipe for happiness. Originally envisioned by a founder of the NYPD canine unit, these are doggie daycares unlike any other. Their ethos is built around a deep expertise and understanding of what it takes to care for and bring out the best in man's best friends. Family-owned and operated, Hounds Town USA franchise owners receive training that goes above and beyond what franchisees can typically expect. “Heart is important in everything we do … It's incredible to see all the mutual hard work move into a place of incredible satisfaction for the franchisee once they open,” says Jackie, who left her career in publishing after discovering (and marrying the founder of) her local Hounds Town USA store. She hasn't looked back since! The franchise, which has stores across the U.S., provides a six-day intensive, hands-on immersion followed up post-opening with onsite training that is ongoing and ensures the safety and well-being of pets and caregivers alike. “We're moving into the space of a grown-up business, but we never want to lose the core focus, which is the solid relationship we have with our franchisees and our investment in their success,” says Jackie. But ultimately everything at Hounds Town USA revolves around what's best for dogs, which is also why the franchise has established a nonprofit to support local rescue shelters with hands-on help. If you're interested in bringing superior doggie day care, boarding, grooming and spa services to your community, this may be the opportunity for you! Click here to listen to, rate and review this or previous She Turned Entrepreneur episodes. Here are key takeaways from the conversation:· Hounds Town USA's dog care is rooted in its founder's deep expertise in canine training.· Breeders of the Pack: Dogs at Hounds Town USA are placed in groups based on their fundamental animal need to interact and play together.· The story of how Jackie came to become – quite literally – married to Hounds Town USA proves it: You never know what a new day might bring!· Some of Hounds Town USA's most successful franchisees were once entry-level “pooper-scoopers” in the business.· Feeling burned out on the corporate job? Working with dogs is a fantastic antidote! Here's a quick look into the episode:· About how Hounds Town USA is the brainchild of a founding member of the New York Police Department's canine unit looking to put his skills to use in a second career.· Overnight boarding and daycare for dogs two decades ago, when Houndstown got started, wasn't a thing. But it's a concept that quickly caught on.· Hounds Town USA offers a variety of services, including:o Fully interactive daycare that focuses on placing dogs in playgroups.o A curated experience based in understanding the canine pack mentality.o Boarding.o Grooming and spa services.· Key Differentiator: Hounds Town USA has built its ethic around founder Michael Gould's deep understanding of canine needs and training techniques. · A decade ago, Jackie was a book editor and writer with a long commute when she stopped by one of Hounds Town USA's first stores on Long Island – and was smitten, both by the business model and by the founder, whom she went on to marry!· What the ideal Hounds Town USA franchisee looks like:o Loves and appreciates dogs, of course.o Has customer service chops: The ability to forge relationships with customers and be the community face of the franchise.o Sales-oriented, extroverted people tend to thrive. It's a referral-based business that includes event sponsorship and civic involvement.o Some level of leadership or management experience (a lot of employees are young people who need mentoring and guidance).· Franchise Startup Costs: Between $400,000 to $650,000 to get a store fully built out, which covers all the initial franchise, marketing and launch fees. Owners are required to have $150,000 in liquid assets and a $500,000 net worth.· Hounds Town USA training looks like:o More than 100 hours of modules in three or four phases.o County headquarters oversee training on marketing, customer service and the early stages of getting the business poised to open.o Once about 80% of initial construction is complete, franchisees attend a six-day intensive, hands-on training (live business seminars and immersion) at the franchise's headquarters in New York.o Once an opening day is set, a team from corporate HQ schedules a 10-day onsite visit, including three days of pre-opening training and staff support. o Training includes a heavy emphasis on both kennel management and pet/employee safety.o Training Phase 3 includes another visit about six or eight weeks post-opening to provide an additional day or two of support and refresher training.o Ongoing weekly phone calls regularly address any issues that come.· Jackie highlights Hounds Town USA's nonprofit, which works hands-on to offer support for animal rescue efforts. To learn more about Hounds Town USA or other franchise opportunities, click here to set up a call.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
A Close Encounter with the Planet Mercury

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 32:49


SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 72*A close encounter with the planet MercuryThe BepiColombo spacecraft has just undertaken its second close flyby of the planet Mercury.*Parker Solar Probe Completes 12th PerihelionNASA's Parker Solar probe has just completed its 12th perihelion flying to within eight and a half million kilometres of the Sun's surface.*Work begins on a new European tracking station in Western AustraliaConstruction is now underway on the European Space Agency's latest deep-space communications antenna in Western Australia.*The Science ReportA new study says Australian COVID-19 cases are far higher than reported.Tropical coral reefs threaten Sydney Harbour.Scientists closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic' battery.Skeptic's guide to the pseudoscience of gay conversion therapy.Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Sponsor Details:This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by the I Am BIO podcast - The only podcast at the intersection of biotechnology, politics, patients & the planet. You can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts or find out more by visiting their website at https://www.bio.org/podcast Highly recommended!To get our special deal from The Dollar Shave Club (US Only) visit www.dollarshaveclub.com/spacetime - Save money and get a great shave!#spacetime #podcast #space #astronomy #science #news

Sarah Vine's Femail Half-Hour
Sarah Vine's Femail Half Hour: Summer Books Special!

Sarah Vine's Femail Half-Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 31:56


Sarah Vine and Co Host Imogen Edwards-Jones celebrate the beginning of holiday season with a summer book special. Arts reviewer Claire Allfree and true crime expert and host of the Blood Ties Podcast, Geoffrey Wansell, join the show to offer some literary suggestions to accompany you on your summer break, from well known classics, to audiobooks, to last minute selections at the airport and lots more between!  The guest recommendations/books discussed  were:  Geoffrey Wansell:  Sparring Partners by John Grisham, Hodder £20 These three novellas in a single volume show Grisham at his masterful best. A minor masterpiece. The Blackbird by Tim Weaver, Michael Joseph £14.99 A road accident sees a Land Rover plunge off the road and career down a ravine. Two witnesses watch in horror as it bursts into flames, but when the fire brigade arrives there is no sign whatever of the two occupants. The impressive Weaver triumphs again with this intricate mystery. Aurora by David Koepp, HQ £14.99 The screenwriter of Jurassic Park depicts a catastrophe where a solar storm wipes out electricity across the planet. Told from the viewpoint of a dysfunctional American family, it vividly explores how human beings cope with tragedy, and re-affirms our will to survive. It is fine storytelling. Crime Wake by Shelley Burr, Hodder £14.99 My crime novel of the year so far, a moving depiction of the pain that a mysterious disappearance can wreak on those left behind. Nineteen years ago Evie McCreery vanished, leaving her younger sister Mina to pick up the pieces of her life. Intense and evocative, it tears at the heart-strings. Into the Dark, Macmillan £14.99 One morning the golden Holden family - father, mother and two teenagers – suddenly disappear from their spectacular home overlooking the sea in Essex. What happened? Enter DS Saul Anguish, with a record of protecting two children from a serial killer. The plot is both striking and original. Murder Before Evensong by Reverend Richard Coles, Weidenfeld £16.99 In the beautiful village of Champton, home to the de Flores dynasty, the local church is presided over by Canon Daniel Clement. A murder overwhelms the congregation and further skulduggery follows. A cosy, if slightly fey mystery with echoes of Father Brown unfolds as Clement investigates. The best classic crime everyone should read is either The Mysterious Affair at Styles or A Study in Scarlet. Grab something from the airport – no doubts, any David Baldacci or Michael Connelly. For something less expected – try James Lee Burke As for an audiobook it's hard not to suggest one of the two by Richard Osman, which are a great listen. (The Thursday Murder Club / The Man Who Died Twice) Claire Allfrey recommends:  Bad Relations by Cressida Connolly, a lush historical drama. What Time Is Love by Holly Williams, a breezy beach read. Gosford Park by Gil Hornby, a fun Jane Austen homage. Vladimir by Julia May Jones,  a spiky, creepy, psychological romance with lots of subversive observations on gender politics (also received Imogen's vote!) Night Crawling by Leila Mottley, this summer's hot debut read, a gritty novel about race and crime in America. The Exhibitionist by Charlotte Mendelson, a very funny smart spiky marital comedy of manners. A book to grab at the airport is Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead, or Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason, both out last year but Women's Prize shortlisted and so ought to be easily available in airport bookshelves.. Claire spotlighted Natalia Ginsberg, an Italian mid century author whose novels are being republished. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Fanaddicts
Jamie Kaler Loves Good Service

Fanaddicts

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 44:28


You know him from My Boys, Tacoma FD, and his popular podcast The Parentlounge and Jamie loves serving you all of this content. The only thing he loves more is good service. That's right Jamie loves good service, whether it's him being the best bartender you could hope for, or receiving a coffee from the friendliest barista in Los Angeles Jamie believes firmly in the power of excellent customer service. He regales hosts Clare Kramer and David Magidoff with hilarious stories of the best (and worst) service he's ever received, only on this episode of Fanaddicts. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Squawk Pod
America, Hitting the Road & Skipping the Office: Best Western & Slack CEOs 6/29/22

Squawk Pod

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 30:22


Americans are gearing up to travel this Fourth of July weekend despite higher fuel and food costs this year. Amid record-high inflation, president and CEO of Best Western Hotels and Resorts Larry Cuculic says summer travel is surging in cities like Seattle, New York, and San Francisco. Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, joins Andrew from the Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss what impact a recession could have on employers recalling workers to the office. He says the pandemic has proved that digital infrastructure is now more important than a physical HQ. Plus, a leader of the Federal Communications Commission has issued a warning about TikTok's threat to American data security, and President of the Cleveland Fed Loretta Mester has voiced her support for a 75 basis point hike in July.  In the episode:Stewart Butterfield, @stewartJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
Dead Star Caught Ripping Up Its Planetary System

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 24:21


SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 71*Dead star caught ripping up its planetary systemAstronomers have been given a sobering glimpse of the ultimate fate of planet Earth as they watched a Sun like star at the end of its life rip its planetary system apart.*New evidence on long standing water on ancient MarsA new study suggests that Mars may have retained a significant amount of water until far more recently than previously thought.*Russian space debris threatens space stationCrew aboard the International Space Station have been forced to take evasive action to avoid a piece of Russian space junk created by Moscow's latest anti-satellite missile test.*The Science ReportClaims the Omicron variant appears to be less likely to cause long covid than Delta.New study claims multivitamins and dietary supplements are a waste of money.The origins of copper revealed.Alex on Tech: new virtual reality training systems to help surgeons.Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Sponsor Details:This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you by the I Am BIO podcast - The only podcast at the intersection of biotechnology, politics, patients & the planet. You can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts or find out more by visiting their website at https://www.bio.org/podcast Highly recommended!To get our 15% off MeUndies deal, simply visit www.meundies.com/spacetime ...check out their great range and save.To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list. Details at https://www.bitesz.com/show/spacetime/p/astronomy-daily/

Eddy Addy
What Happens When You Do Not Pray

Eddy Addy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 80:41


Preached at the Victory Secrets Service 1 - The Makarios Cathedral, HQ

Uncorked: The Podcast
#203 – Outsourcing Wellness with Esther Ayorinde Iyamu

Uncorked: The Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 28:27


Meet Esther Ayorinde! This week on Uncorked we celebrate the wildly successful recovering professional who has chosen to take her life and her health back into her own hands. After achieving quarter over quarter, quota over quota, Esther realized that something wasn't quite fulfilling her in her big life. This conversation she shares her rock bottom, her tools for success and most excitedly – her newest business venture. Please take a quiet moment to enjoy this one, take stock of your own health metrics and be sure to follow her work. LINKS: Esther and her partner's instagram: www.instagram.com/siliconvalleycouple/?hl=en High Performer's HQ: www.iamahighperformer.com Oura Ring (Sleep measurement): https://ouraring.com/ Lumen (Metabolism measurement): https://www.lumen.me/ Vessel Health (Wellness Test): https://vesselhealth.com/

LASERCAST
#43 - Lasercast Greatest Hits

LASERCAST

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 74:12


Celebrando a seleção do Lasercast para a short list do 1º CCXP Awards na categoria “podcast”, a equipe Raio se reúne para comentar os melhores episódios de sua trajetória e indicar alguns para aquele ouvinte que quer se iniciar na nossa gloriosa produção! Participaram do debate: Pedro Brandt, Lima Neto e Bruno Porto Edição: Eder Freire Visite: https://www.raiolaser.net O que é Raio Laser? https://www.raiolaser.net/home//2011/04/o-que-e-raio-laser.html Equipe Raio Laser: https://www.raiolaser.net/quem-somos Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RaioLaserHQ/videos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raiolaser Instagram: @raiolaser_hq Twitter: @raiolaser_HQ

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 70*Monster black hole discoveryAstronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole that's consuming as much mass as the planet Earth every second.*Discovery of a possible new fundamental particle – maybe even dark matterThere's growing evidence today of the possible existence of a new yet to be confirmed fundamental particle in physics.*Space Launch System ready to flyNASA says it's ready to launch its giant new Artemis 1 SLS moon rocket.*The Science ReportGoogle rejects claims its LaMDA artificial intelligence program has become sentient or self-aware.The world's first quantum computing chip developed in Sydney.Claims exposure to green space could slow cognitive decline in middle-aged women.Skeptic's guide to spooky dollyListen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com #podcast #spacetime #astronomy #space #science #astrophysics #cosmology

Steve Murphy's Star Signs | Astrology and Numerology Reports
Your Star Signs Report wc June 27 2022

Steve Murphy's Star Signs | Astrology and Numerology Reports

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 4:54


Steve Murphy's Star SignsJune 27, 2022S03E25There's a new Moon in the Starsign of Cancer this week. What does it mean for your Stars?Listen up to this new report. It covers the next two weeks.Star Signs podcast is heard on www.bitesz.com , Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, Podchaser, Deezer, iHeartRadio, Goodpods etc. Stream from: https://www.bitesz.com/show/steve-murphys-star-signs-astrology-and-numerology-reports/Disclaimer, any advice, action, reaction or direction taken as a result of listening to the following presentation is purely at the listeners' discretion and is viewed for the purposes of entertainment only.Follow Steve on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/birthdaysuperstars If you love the podcast, please get someone else to listen too. Thank you…For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com #aries #sagittarius #cancer #leo #virgo #aquarius #taurus #gemini #libra #scorpio #capricorn #pisces #horoscopes #numerology #forecast #astrologyforecast #podcast #starsigns

Tyngre Radio
Avsnitt 814: Mads om CrossFit Games och Långsvedgate

Tyngre Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 76:15


Favoriten Mads Jacobsen hjälper oss reda ut de snåriga vägarna till Games, men också organisatoriska svagheter hos HQ och såklart det senaste i ärendet om Viktor Långsveds påstådda diskvalificering. 0:11:21 - Mads in 1:11:51 - Mads ut

EG Property Podcasts
EG Like Sunday Morning: The talent show

EG Property Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 17:54


Jess Harrold is joined by head of special content Emily Wright and reporter Evelina Grecenko for the latest weekly round-up podcast - with a focus on talent. Wright rounds up EG's latest Talent special, including the back-to-the-office lessons from a building tour of CBRE's revamped flagship HQ, Henrietta House... and from further afield, out in the country. Grecenko shares what she learned from EG and Bidwells' Creating a Scientific Superpower conference, as well as Oxford Properties' big plans for life sciences. But when their own talents are put to the test, who will triumph in the quiz of the week?

GAA on Off The Ball
With O'Callaghan Dublin are favourites for Sam | Derry's comfortable Clare victory | ROSS MUNNELLY & MANAGER REACTIONS

GAA on Off The Ball

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 42:38


Laois footballer Ross Munnelly joined Will O'Callaghan for the double header of All-Ireland Football quarter finals at Croke Park, as Derry beat Clare before Dublin beat Cork at HQ. | #GAA There was also a full round of manager press conferences after each match. Rory Gallagher was happy with how his team has markedly improved since he took over at Derry, while Clare manager refused to give anything away about his future. Dessie Farrell issued an injury update on Con O'Callaghan and James McCarthy, while Cork's John Cleary revealed just how big the gap is between his side and the top teams. AIB GAA | #TheToughest

DynastyTradesHQ Podcast
Summer Dynasty Projects, #TradeAlerts & Who Would You Rather?

DynastyTradesHQ Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 50:41


Welcome to Episode 232 of the @DynastyTradesHQ Podcast!  "Summer Dynasty Projects, #TradeAlerts & Who Would You Rather?"   Shane & Michael hangout and have a blast discussing some offseason ideas for dynasty teams. Shane's first project is to trade away every WR over the age of 29 from his rosters!  They also play a game of "Who Would You Rather?" and this weeks subject was Alvin Kamara! As always there are some trades scattered around the show as well! Come hang out and have a blast with Shane Manila @ShaneIsTheWorst, Michael Cipes @FFBlitz, and Jeremy Browand @DynastyMadman It will be a blast!   @DynastyTradesHQ Patreon is now called The HQCrew! Do you want the HQ guys to consult with you about your Dynasty team? Do you want a podcast t-shirt or hat? Would you like to get on the show with us? Do you want to listen to the new HQ After Dark podcast? Become a part of The HQCrew today!   Find us on iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher, and PodBean. Please make sure you rate and review! You can find us on Twitter @DynastyTradesHQ. The DynastyTradesHQ podcast (with your hosts Shane Manila @ShaneIsTheWorst, Michael Cipes @FFBlitz, and Jeremy Browand @DynastyMadman) goes beyond the obvious to bring you the right takes on trades, trade philosophies, and impact of ADP on trading. We'll laugh, we'll cry, and we'll get through the crazy world of dynasty trading together every week!  

Baseball HQ Radio
BaseballHQ Radio, June 24, 2022

Baseball HQ Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022


2022-06-24 Show No. 24 is a Friday Full Edition, featuring an interview with Jason Collette of Rotowire, discussing finding SBs, summer slugging, injry management, players like Oneil Cruz and Jack Suwinski, and his Boons and Banes... also NL news with Harold Nichols and AL News with Ray Murphy ... Plus BaseballHQ analyst Alex Beckey has his Frequent Flyer commentary and BaseballHQ Radio host Patrick Davitt has his Extra Innings comment ... Runs 2:49:15

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
Detecting Invisible Monsters Floating Unseen In Space

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 27:39


SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 69*Detecting invisible monsters floating unseen in spaceAstronomers may have discovered the first free-floating black hole in the Milky Way galaxy – an invisible monster devouring anything that gets too close.*NASA loses two hurricane monitoring satellites during launchTwo small NASA satellites designed to study hurricane development have been destroyed after their Astra Rocket 3.3 launch vehicle failed to reach orbit during its accent from the Cape Canaveral Space Force base in Florida.*Iran breaches more nuclear agreements as it prepares for another missile testIran has confirmed its gearing up for more missile tests despite United Nations resolutions agreed to by the Islamic republic preventing Tehran from developing nuclear weapons or their delivery systems.*The Science ReportMicroplastics discovered in Antarctica for the first time.New study says the Black Death may have originated in modern day KyrgyzstanA new study shows that as well as sending your cat nuts catnip also keeps insects away.Skeptic's guide to the Shroud of Turin Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you with the support of NordVPN…The world's leading VPN provider. Making your online data unreadable to others. Get our discount offer, plus one month free and special bonus gift. Plus you get to help support SpaceTime… visit https://nordvpn.com/stuartgary or use the coupon code STUARTGARY at checkout. Thank you…MeUndies: Get our special discount deal by visiting www.meundies.com/spacetime - you'll be glad you did.#spacetime #podcast #space #science #astronomy #astrophysics #cosmology

Tech and Science Daily | Evening Standard
Electric car falls from third floor of Shanghai building

Tech and Science Daily | Evening Standard

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 5:22


Chinese electric carmaker NIO's revised a statement it issued following the deaths of two test drivers which emphasised that the accident wasn't “related to the vehicle itself”. It followed an outcry on Weibo, the country's version of Twitter, after a car apparently crashed out of the third floor of the company's HQ in Shanghai. Some users said the statement was insensitive, while others said it pre-empted the conclusion of an investigation.Meanwhile, Toyota's recalling thousands of its electric cars over concerns the wheels might fall off.And a language app says it's been inundated with users from Ukraine as people in the country look to escape the war there. We speak to Babbel's CEO, Arne Schepker.Plus:Netflix is laying off three hundred staff worldwide and confirmed adverts are comingScientists now think Jupiter may have got to its size by ‘eating' other worldsA bacterium so big it's visible to the naked eye has been described as like meeting a human as tall as Mount EverestA robot called IG-1 can serve up to 80 drinks per hourKeanu Reeves seems to have changed his mind about NFTsSeveral species of tortoises and turtles appear to have found the secret of eternal youth See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Failed State Update
72. Lucien Greaves on the Satanic Temple, fire bombing, modern day witch hunts, and more

Failed State Update

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 69:45


Long-time friend of the show Lucien Greaves will be on FSU tonight. What will be talking about? The arson at the Satanic Temple's HQ? Probably. Sovereign Citizen death threats? Youbetcha. Satanic Panic? That is to be expected. Lucien Greaves on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LucienGreaves Failed State Update on Twitter: https://twitter.com/failedstatenews Check out Failed State Update, the website: http://failedstateupdate.com Sign up for the newsletter: http://lennyflatley.substack.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/failedstateupdate/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/failedstateupdate/support

Teams at Work
Episode 23: Why the best performers on the team are made not hired

Teams at Work

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 56:00


Our guest today is Ömer Karisman, ex-Mobile, and UX Lead and Getir, and now a Product Management Lead at Calm, and entrepreneur.Ömer thinks that when it comes to top-performing employees, mindset overpowers expertise. Yet, he acknowledges that even for folks with a strong growth mindset, it will take a few months to train them and realize their full potential.In this episode, you will learn more about Ömer's leadership journey, and why he thinks the top performers on teams are made, rather than hired. And how can you as a manager and leader onboard and train new hires so that they become top performers.Ömer draws on his long years of experience in Getir, Calm and other companies.Connect with Ömer on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okaris/Become a better leader in 2 minutes a day with BUNCH, the Al Leadership Coach. Download itfree on the App Store: https://apps.apple.com/app/apple-store/id1500872908?pt=121075759&ct=Teams%20At%20Work%20Podcast&mt=8Follow BUNCH on Twitter: @bunch_HQ and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bunchai/Subscribe to our newsletter The Weekly Briefing on Substack for more frameworks and resources!Things you learn in this episode:How product-lead growth strategy can help you create a successful business, and build a product that users will truly valueWhy the key to success is not necessarily domain expertise, but learning agility and being comfortable with making mistakesThe differences between leading a well-established team, or being a leader to build the team and product from scratchHow to stay connected to your team in a remote setting, and why paying more attention to work-life balance and people's personal lives is essential

GAA Statsman Podcast
GAA Statsman Podcast #62: Football Quarter Final Preview with Aaron Prendergast (GAA Fan TV)

GAA Statsman Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 57:31


In this episode, Matt is joined by Aaron Prendergast to discuss this weekends All Ireland Football Quarter Finals from Croke Park: -Ulster Champions Derry face off against Clare -Can Cork spring a surprise against the mighty Dubs? -Championship Dark Horses' Armagh and Galway collide in HQ -and Mayo are looking to turn their form around against a fancied Kerry. Use the code STATSMAN11 on the FortuneFavours.ie Website to get 11% off at checkout. Subscribe to GAA Fan TV here: YouTube

Fanaddicts
Kirsten Vangsness Loves The Female Sexual Response Cycle

Fanaddicts

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 49:30


This episode of Fanaddicts includes adult language and content, listener discretion advised.You love her as Penelope Garcia on Criminal Minds, but when Kirsten Vangsness joined hosts Clare Kramer and David Magidoff they investigated something much less twisted than serial killers. They uncovered the secrets of the Female Sexual Response Cycle, that's right Kirsten is a fan of knowing and teaching about the Female Sexual Response Cycle. And she gets real on this episode revealing stories of her own evolution to understand this cycle, a hilarious story involving a toilet seat and why the female sexual response cycle is not all about the big “O” only on Fanaddicts. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

DoomedandStoned
The Doomed and Stoned Show - Get Out (S8E16)

DoomedandStoned

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 139:22


THE DOOMED & STONED SHOW ~Season 8, Episode 16~ As we make our way further into the summer months, we encourage you to get out to some shows! In fact, many of the bands in this week's playlist are actively playing shows, on tour, or have new music out right now. Listen for new stuff from Russian Circles, Conan, Dirty Streets, Red Sun Atacama, The Black Angels, and more! Patrons get to hear the show first and download in HQ audio, in addition to accessing six seasons of archived episodes. Become a 'High on Fiver' supporter today: https://patreon.com/doomedandstoned. PLAYLIST: INTRO (00:00) 1. Duneeater - "Pleather Sex" (00:31) HOST SEGMENT I (04:17) 2. Ian Blurton's Future Now - "Like A Ghost" (13:39) 3. Oreyeon - "Pazuzu" (16:51) 4. Birdstone - "The Trail" (21:01) 5. Dirty Streets - "Get Out" (25:41) HOST SEGMENT II (28:23) 6. The Awesome Machine - "God Damn Evil" (38:18) 7. Red Sun Atacama - "Revvelator" (40:40) 8. Deadly Vipers - "Low City Drone" (45:40) 9. Ghost:Hello - "Tyler" (Toadies Cover) (54:54) HOST SEGMENT III (59:20) 10. Josiah - "Saltwater" (1:11:53) 11. Elektric Mistress - "Chapter 99" (1:17:16) 12. Paralyzed - "Black Trees Pt. 1" (1:23:03) 13. The Black Angels - "El Jardín" (1:28:05) HOST SEGMENT IV (1:31:49) 14. Slow Wake - "Relief" (1:47:45) 15. Russian Circles - "Conduit" (1:54:40) 16. Monasterium - "The Siege" (1:59:11) 17. Conan - "Levitation Hoax" (2:04:41) OUTRO (2:10:08) 18. Mosara - "Zion's Eyes" [BONUS] (2:11:17) CREDITS: Theme Song: Dylan Tucker Incidental Music: Hellvetika Thumbnail: Red Sun Atacama

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
GAIA's Long Awaited Third Data Release

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 34:43


SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 68*A treasure trove of galactic information in GAIA's long awaited third data releaseThe European Space Agency has finally published the long awaited GAIA mission third data release. The findings represent the most detailed survey so far of our home galaxy the Milky Way.*Europe approves a new Comet Interceptor MissionThe European Space Agency has approved a new mission to intercept an interstellar comet or asteroid.*James Webb space telescope hit by micrometeoroidNASA's brand new ten billion dollar James Webb space telescope has been hit by a micrometeoroid.*The Science ReportWarnings the current ongoing La Niña event could last till December.Discovery of a link between living near fracking sites while pregnant and baby development.Fossils of a new kind of theropod dinosaur discovered in Egypt's western Desert.Alex on Tech: the plague of facial recognition software.Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com #spacetime #astronomy #space #science #podcast #esa

Be You with BU
How They Catch Monkeys In Africa

Be You with BU

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 13:03


Todays episode is from Q&A during a Backstage Pass event at Prüvit HQ. I was asked I how feed faith and fuck fear when it arises in my life. Connect with me on social @brianundy Text me! 502-221-9798

Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast
LBHS Podcast (Ep17) – Jay Paisley: The Joe Fabri Story

Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 28:40


LBHS Podcast (Ep17) – Jay Paisley: The Joe Fabri Story On episode 17 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast, we talk with local author and historian Jay Paisley about his latest book, The Joe Fabri Story, a compelling biographical narrative retelling Chippewa Township's Joe Fabri resistance to post-WWII communism and his escape from the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Episode 17 of the Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast was recorded April 12, 2022 at Greersburg Academy in Darlington, Pa. Host: Kevin Farkas. Guest: Jay Paisley. Producer: Kevin Farkas. Associate producer: Beverly Young. Audiography: Kevin Farkas. Music (available on SoundCloud.com): “Country del Mío Cid,” “Moments-Of-Beauty.” Available on YouTube: Béla Bartók (“Two hungarian folk tunes-HQ”, The Music Dandy (“Rare Radio Broadcast From the Hungarian Revolution 1956”), ormbk (“The 1956 Hungarian Revolution as Depicted in Newsreels-HQ”). ©℗ Little Beaver Historical Society Podcast/The Social Voice Project. All rights reserved. Listen to More Episodes

Crain's Daily Gist
06/22/22: The best breakfast spots in Chicago

Crain's Daily Gist

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 22:14


Crain's contributor David Manilow talks with host Amy Guth about the food service industry. This week, he shares some favorite places to get breakfast around town and highlights from his interview with Chef Ambrocio Gonzalez of La Catedral. Plus: Kellogg to split into 3 companies with Chicago an HQ, downtown apartment rents hit record high, Abbott opening big Willis Tower office and airline industry predicts profit in 2023.

AGORACOM Small Cap CEO Interviews
Global Partnerships With Top Brands Propel Tokens.com To Leadership Position In The Metaverse

AGORACOM Small Cap CEO Interviews

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 27:40


Investors all over the world have seen the rise of Web3 which includes: ● Metaverse ● Blockchains ● NFTs ● Tokens and Cryptocurrencies The rise of Web3 is undeniable as evidenced by announcements we have seen from some of the world's biggest companies … but as difficult as it is to understand the economics of just any one of these elements, it is even harder to actually invest in them because trading often takes place on Web3 platforms that are very difficult to navigate ENTER TOKENS.com A Web3 company that owns an inventory of Metaverse, NFT and other digital assets It's primary focus is the Metaverse … where COIN is the majority owner of Metaverse Group, one of the world's first virtual real estate companies … Making it one of Largest publicly traded virtual real-estate holders in the world .. with an 8-digit metaverse portfolio and the company has been noticed by major business media ● CNBC / WSJ / Forbes ● Globe & Mail / CNN / The Economist … and others. In 2021: ▪ Cryptocurrencies surpassed $2 Trillion ▪ DeFi deposits surpassed $244 Billion From Over 6M Users ▪ NFT sales surpassed $23 Billion ▪ Metaverse sales surpassed $500 Million ▪ Tokens.com raised $12 Million … But this is just the beginning $COIN has now amassed an 8 figure metaverse real-estate portfolio AND putting it to work with great success stories that include: ● Acquired Decentraland's Music District ● Hosted Miami Fashion Week in the Metaverse o Visitor traffic of over 100,000 unique visitors o 1 billion media impressions o Over 60 brands in attendance o Average of 27 minutes spent by visitors in Metaverse Group designed storefronts. ● Completion of Tokens.com Tower, digital HQ for Tokens.com and its subsidiaries. ● Launch of Hulk Labs, a new subsidiary focused on P2E crypto gaming sector DRC ● Successful tenant leases for virtual land for brands including Forever 21 and Skechers. o Partnered with Forever 21 for Metaverse Storefront ● Launched Canada SailGP Team Metaverse Headquarters ● Developing Metaverse Miami Property Replica (960 Alton Road) ● Acquired Crypto Gaming Assets in Arcade Land and BitBrawl ● Partnered with VR Pioneer, Emperia, to Offer Virtual Storefronts to Fashion Brands Now sit back relax and watch this powerful interview with Andrew Kiguel Co-founder & CEO of Tokens.com.

Os Escapistas
Os Escapistas #115 – SUPERMAN POR GEOFF JOHNS #2: …E A LEGIÃO DOS SUPER-HERÓIS

Os Escapistas

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 76:10


No Escapistas de hoje, Luwig Sá, Reginaldo Yeoman, Jamerson Tiossi [Omniverso] e Maurício Dantas [Pilha de Gibis] dão continuidade às discussões sobre o Superman de Geoff Johns; dessa vez, com o arco Superman e a Legião dos Super-Heróis. A saga em seis partes – originalmente publicada entre Action Comics nº 858 e 863 – conta com a arte de Gary FrankRead More ...

Crain's Daily Gist
06/21/22: Fixing Asian carp's image problem

Crain's Daily Gist

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 15:06


Crain's reporter Corli Jay talks with host Amy Guth about how Asian carp are getting a rebrand as a marketing tactic to help divert them from the water to restaurants and dinner tables. Plus: Shapack proposes over 2,200 apartments near planned casino site, DuSable Museum gets a new name and new look, Blue Cross association moving HQ to Aon Center, and Chicago has a new Black-owned bank in the works, aimed at fighting lending bias.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
Evidence That Earth's Inner Core Oscillates

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 33:20


The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast.SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 67*Evidence that Earth's inner core oscillatesScientists have discovered that the Earth's inner core oscillates, contradicting previously accepted models that suggested it consistently rotates at a faster rate than the planet's surface.*A new look at planet Earth's plate tectonicsScientists have developed new models providing a more detailed view of planet Earth's extensive system of plate tectonics and how the continents are assembled.*NASA to study UFOsNASA is to undertake its own independent study of unidentified aerial phenomena better known to us as UFOs.Meanwhile, the internet is abuzz with claims by China that its FAST radio telescope may have picked up signals from an alien civilization -- But others are saying not so fast.*The Science ReportNeurodevelopmental issues found in some kids born to COVID mothers.A new study has linked vitamin D deficiency to dementia.Paleontologists have identified the remains of what could be Europe's largest ever dinosaur.Skeptic's guide to ghosts in the asylum.Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Your support is needed...SpaceTime is an independently produced podcast (we are not funded by any government grants, big organisations or companies), and we're working towards becoming a completely listener supported show...meaning we can do away with the commercials and sponsors. We figure the time can be much better spent on researching and producing stories for you, rather than having to chase sponsors to help us pay the bills.That's where you come in....help us reach our first 1,000 subscribers...at that level the show becomes financially viable and bills can be paid without us breaking into a sweat every month. Every little bit helps...even if you could contribute just $1 per month. It all adds up.By signing up and becoming a supporter at the $5 or more level, you get immediate access to over 240 commercial-free, double, and triple episode editions of SpaceTime plus extended interview bonus content. You also receive all new episodes on a Monday rather than having to wait the week out. Subscribe via Patreon or Supercast (you get a month's free trial with Supercast to see if it's really for you or not)....and share in the rewards. Details at Patreon www.patreon.com/spacetimewithstuartgary or Supercast - https://bitesznetwork.supercast.tech/ Details at https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com or www.bitesz.com #podcast #space #astronomy #science #spacetime

Eddy Addy
7 Important Prayer Topics Pt 2

Eddy Addy

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 89:42


Preached at the Victory Secrets Service 1 - The Makarios Cathedral, HQ

Baseball HQ Radio
BaseballHQ Radio, June 17, 2022

Baseball HQ Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022


2022-06-17 Show No. 23 is a Friday Full Edition, featuring an interview with Ariel Cohen of Rotoballer and Rotographs, and hosts the Beat the Shift podcast, discussing in-season projections, in-season category punting, when to release an IL player, the fun of actuarial science, and his Boons and Banes ... also NL news with Harold Nichols and AL News with Ray Murphy ... Plus BaseballHQ analyst Alex Beckey has his Frequent Flyer commentary and BaseballHQ Radio host Patrick Davitt has his Extra Innings comment ... Runs 2:39:20

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 66*Mars probe MAVEN back in service following a major glitchNASA's MAVEN spacecraft is finally back in operation after defaulting into an emergency safety mode in February. Mission managers eventually traced the problem to its Inertial Measurement Units which are responsible for navigation.*Unravelling the mystery of brown dwarfsAstronomers have discovered five brown dwarfs -- objects that fill the gap between the largest planets and the smallest stars. The five reported in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics will provide new clues about how these rare objects are formed and evolve.*Three new crew board China's space stationThree Chinese taikonauts have arrived safely aboard Beijing's new Tiangong space station for what will be a six month mission to complete construction of the orbiting outpost. The trio blasted off in their Shenzhou-14 capsule aboard a Long March-2F rocket from the Jiuquan satellite launch center in northwestern China's Gobi desert.*The Science ReportA rapid decline in Omicron-specific antibody levels only weeks after the second and third doses.A plant-based diet can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Scientists develop a living human skin for robots.Skeptic's guide to life after death Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Sponsor Details:This episode of SpaceTime is brought to you with the support of MeUndies. To grab your deal, visit www.meundies.com/spacetime and in turn help support the show. Thank you.If you're enjoying SpaceTime, please help out by sharing and telling your friends. The best recommendation I can get is one by you. Thank you…#astronomy #space #science #technology #news #astrophysics #NASA

RSN Racing Pulse
JD Hayes - The stable have five runners at HQ tomorrow including Port Guillaume

RSN Racing Pulse

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 5:18


The stable have five runners at HQ tomorrow including Port Guillaume who was much improved last start and is an each-way hope in the first.

Perdidos na Estante
PnE 195 – Série The Umbrella Academy – 2ª Temporada (Netflix)

Perdidos na Estante

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 67:05


O que você se lembra da série The Umbrella Academy - 2ª temporada (Netflix)? Os super-heróis mais doidos que você encontra (típico de uma família) só debaixo do símbolo do guarda-chuva voltam em 22 de junho de 2022 para uma nova temporada e por isso nada melhor do que um episódio novinho do Perdidos na Estante para você relembrar de tudo o que rolou na temporada passada. Para isso, Domenica Mendes recebe Aline Bergamo, uma das coordenadoras do Estação 21 e membra do Frequências Abertas, para um remember que vai salvar pelo menos uma semana da sua vida, afinal, reassistir tudo é muita coisa! Nesse episódio: revisão de todos os arcos de cada um dos irmãos e expectativas para a nova temporada, além de umas fofoquinhas de ação de marketing e comparação com o volume 3 da HQ. Bom episódio! Assista ao trailer de The Umbrella Academy - 2ª temporada (Netflix) https://youtu.be/jE73QRLGDBI   Recomendações: Ouça o episódio 30 do Perdidos na Estante sobre The Umbrella Academy Ouça o Estação 21 Ouça o Frequências Abertas Entrevista com Steve Blackman, produtor e criador da série (canal da Natália Kreuser) Entrevista com elenco  (em inglês) Mais um beijo pra gente! Quer receber um beijo nosso no próximo quadro "Momento do beijo"? É só nos deixar um salve em qualquer rede social ou um comentário no post. Estamos loucas para te beijar! ;) Ficha técnica Apresentação e pauta: Domenica Mendes e Aline Bergamo Produção: Domenica Mendes Assistente: Leonardo Tremeschin Edição: Ace Barros Agradecimentos Especiais Esse episódio foi produzido graças a Airechu, Aline Bergamo, Amauri Silva Lima Filho, Caio Amaro, Carolina Soares Mendes, Carolina Vidal, Cláudia Rodrigues, Clecius Alexandre Duran, Daiane Silva Souza, Dayse Cristhina, Fernanda Cortez, Igor Bajo, Lucas Roberto Arrais Domingos, Lu Bento, Luciano Terra das Neves Neto, Luiz Henrique Soares, Marina Barbosa Kondratovich, Marina Jardim, Melisa de Sá, Nilda, Priscilla Rubia, Ricardo Brunoro, Rodrigo Leite. Não nos perca de vista!  

Fanaddicts
Eeka McLeod Loves Dancing

Fanaddicts

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 38:43


Eeka is the proud matriarch of the family that has won over the hearts and expanded the minds of millions of viewers as they use their platform to advocate for LGBTQ+ and disability rights. But when this single mother of three adopted children with developmental challenges isn't providing a happy home for her children, how does she blow of steam? Dancing. Eeka Mcleod LOVES to dance! She tells hosts Clare Kramer and David Magidoff all about the joy that dancing gives her, why being quote-un-quote “good” at dancing isn't part of the equation, and what it means to her to watch her child develop a love for dance all of their own, only on this episode of Fanaddicts.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots
427: BrainStation with Johanna Mikkola

Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 41:22


Johanna Mikkola is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wyncode Academy, recently acquired by BrainStation, whose project-based programs have helped over 100,000 professionals launch new careers in the tech industry. Chad talks with Johanna about creating a digital skills training bootcamp, the hiring and training market and challenges, and prioritizing inclusion and diversity in the student population. BrainStation (https://brainstation.io/) Follow BrainStation on Twitter (https://twitter.com/brainstation), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/BrainStation), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/brainstation/), or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/school/brainstation/). Follow Johanna on Twitter (https://twitter.com/JoMikkola) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/johanna-mikkola/). Follow thoughtbot on Twitter (https://twitter.com/thoughtbot) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/150727/). Become a Sponsor (https://thoughtbot.com/sponsorship) of Giant Robots! Transcript: CHAD: This is the Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots Podcast, where we explore the design, development, and business of great products. And with me today is Jo Mikkola, the Co-Founder, and CEO of Wyncode Academy, recently acquired by BrainStation, whose project-based programs have helped over 100,000 professionals launch new careers in the tech industry. Jo, thank you for joining me. JOHANNA: So excited to be here. Thank you. CHAD: I actually think that the weather we're calling from today might not be so different. It's very warm and sunny, and everything in Boston. So I'm pretty happy today. How are things where you are? JOHANNA: That's great. We're coming to you live from the 305 in Miami, and it's turning into summertime here, which means it's pretty hot and sticky. But I'm originally from Finland, so I can't complain. CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: The novelty after eight years of living here has not worn off on me. I do enjoy the sunshine and the palm trees. CHAD: That's great. So we'll definitely circle back and talk about Miami and the tech industry there and everything. But before we do that, I'm curious; you have recently been acquired by BrainStation. Let's rewind a little bit to getting started with Wyncode and what brought you to creating a digital skills training bootcamp. JOHANNA: It's been quite the journey. It all started back in 2013, and at the time living in Toronto. I, at that point, had been working at the National Hockey League in Toronto for eight years and had just joined the management there on the hockey operations officiating team, which was an amazing chapter of my professional journey, and I love all the individuals that I worked with there. But I got to a point in that career where I didn't quite know what the next step would be professionally, and I was looking at getting an MBA. But at the same time, while I was working at the NHL, I was helping lead an internal software build project. And it kept coming to the forefront for me that wow, hockey is being disrupted by technology or technology is being very integrated into something I thought, you know, I didn't think I would see that happen. And at the same time, my co-founder, who's also my husband, we're both from Finland. His name is Juha. He was an entrepreneur in the e-commerce sporting goods space, and he actually had joined a coding bootcamp in Toronto, an early one. And as he was going through the process, we were both kind of at this inflection point professionally about what we were going to do. And so everything he was learning, the transformation of individuals he was witnessing first-hand, him experiencing that himself, and me being a non-technical business person leading a technical project at the NHL, we were like, wow, we're on the cusp of some serious change in the world, and we want to be part of that wave. So we were like, where can we go and be first to market to provide this life-changing, career-changing education and, in turn, really dive into not only education but also the technology space? And ultimately, we landed on Miami. We had actually looked at Austin, Texas, and Los Angeles as options as well. But we arrived here in Miami, and it was very like a Hollywood thing. We were sitting at the coolest cafe in Miami at the time. We were here on Christmas holiday. And we, on a napkin, started writing ideas and brainstorming. You know, founders get very excited about logos and brainstorming names, or at least I do. CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: And it all came together really quickly. That was December 2013. We attended a startup meet-up here. We met four key players in this ecosystem, some of which are major drivers today, like the Knight Foundation and Endeavor. We heard their vision, and what they were doing, and how much funding was being put at the time into building a tech ecosystem in Miami. And we were like, wow, we want in. So we went from concept to launch in three months' time. And it was a pretty exciting ride. I mean, so much happened in that time [laughs], and obviously, the acquisition came early last year. And so we've kind of seen it go full circle. And for me professionally, I went from being a startup founder working very regionally, being somewhat nationally known but being a strong regional player, to being a global player overnight with BrainStation. So that also has been really exciting. CHAD: At thoughtbot, we helped create a web development bootcamp around the same time actually. JOHANNA: Love that. CHAD: And that was for Kaplan, and they ended up purchasing Dev Bootcamp and then shutting it down. So I have some experience, and not only that, but thoughtbot has hired a lot of people from bootcamps into our apprentice program. JOHANNA: Love that. CHAD: So, from a hiring and training perspective, I think it's great. From a business perspective, it seems to have been a very challenging market. How did you weather that? JOHANNA: Oh yeah. I mean persistence, unwavering commitment to the people we worked with, and the people we were helping gain these skills to change their careers. And like with any startup, there are moments where it's like, wow, you know, this is a big challenge. How are we going to overcome this? But we've always had the mentality of if there is a will, there is a way. And don't get me wrong, it doesn't always work out. But fortunately, now that I have hindsight, I can say that that mentality resulted in where we are today, and it was very positive. And I have the really fortunate position of looking back on those stressful moments and seeing the lessons now, which is such a gift and maybe also alludes to me being old, I don't know. [laughter] But it really was a great journey. And I mean, the challenges started in the beginning for us, which is turns out it was a federal offense to operate without a license in the state of Florida, you know, lots of details to talk about there. But come full circle, we ended up being the first coding bootcamp to be licensed by a State Department of Education in the entire country. So even though other people were operating in their states, it was different statutes, different legal requirements. And so, we were the first to be licensed. And as a result, we actually helped advise some of those other big names that we all see in the coding landscape to explain how it worked for us. And shout out to the Florida Department of Education and Commission for Independent Education for working with us to make it all come together. But it started off with a very exciting beginning getting that letter, which was essentially telling us to shut down before we had even begun. [laughter] And it all worked out. And we have a great relationship with them. And we learned a lot there. And I will say just in the coding landscape, what ended up happening and what's happened with a lot of for-profit education is there was a huge opportunity, and there still is. People really genuinely need these skills. They really need this vocational training, and the companies hiring really need this talent, as you know firsthand. And so a lot of people jumped in and saw that there was money to be made because professionals and maybe also people who can afford it...there are a lot of financing companies that came in. And so the thing that started wavering is the quality in terms of the training. And that's one of the things that you just, you know, one of the things we were unwilling to compromise at Wyncode and also why BrainStation, I like to say, is our soulmate because they feel the same way. To go from zero to software engineer or zero to UX designer (We also teach data science and digital marketing.), it really takes high-quality education, high-quality educators, and a high-quality network to do that at the level that we want to do that. And then the other thing that a lot of people fell into is this desire to scale really quickly, so take in too many students which quality goes down, open too many locations, quality goes down. And to be the best, you got to learn from the best, and that means learning from software engineers, product designers, individuals who are really highly sought after right now. So, in the same way that software companies are facing talent issues, for us, that was also a key piece for us to solve and work out. We're really fortunate that in the space of education, this is such rewarding work. We build such amazing relationships with the people coming through the programs and, in turn, are contributing so much to our local ecosystems that it hasn't been that hard to attract amazing talent to be our educators because it is so rewarding. They're getting an opportunity to apply their craft to something they love and really shape the minds of future technologists. And it's just a wonderful thing to watch and be part of, so really fortunate to be in that space. CHAD: Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that's one of the things that has made the space challenging is you come into it with the desire to have that really high quality, but there's a cost to that. And if you don't scale the number of students, you might have trouble covering that cost. How did you balance that? JOHANNA: In the early days of Wyncode, it was easy because we were self-funded, and we were growing organically. So we were quite conservative about how we scaled and how many people we took on, and we stayed very true to that. And honestly, we stayed very focused on the state of Florida. So at one point, we actually had three locations; we had Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami, and we scaled them down to have a large HQ in Miami. Because we saw that when the team was together, and the community was together, the overall experience from network to learning was better because we were self-funded. And then, later, when we had partners who were committed to quality, we were able to make decisions for the sake of quality instead of profitability. And then now with BrainStation, I mean, BrainStation is an incredible company. It's been around for ten years. It has been very successful. And right now, what we've been able to do is invest. BrainStation is in a position where we're investing in different pilots to see what things will make learning even better than it already is, although I will say it's at a really high quality right now. And so we're in a fortunate position where, of course, it still needs to make sense. The unit economics needs to make sense. But we're also doing everything we can to continually iterate and make it a great environment for people to learn in. And I think that has come with taking the approach that we're in a long-term marathon. We're not in a sprint with what we're building right now. And I think a lot of the companies in this space that ran into issues were really sprinting to a certain scale, which is a way of operating that we haven't operated. CHAD: Well, so based on what you've said so far, I can make certain assumptions about how you answer this next question. JOHANNA: [laughs] CHAD: But I think it's an important topic, and so I want to make sure even if it's obvious that we talk about it and that's how to bring in students, how to scale the business while still prioritizing inclusion and diversity in the student population, in your organization. What sort of attention did you put on that? JOHANNA: Yeah, so this is a really key one. I mean, in the early days of Wyncode, we were able to do things in a different way than we are now with BrainStation. But I would say Miami is naturally a very diverse and international ecosystem. And so, from the beginning, we really wanted to see that reflected in the people who were in our programs because I knew that would, in the long term, provide so much value to building a great ecosystem. And so, in the beginning, we partnered...we worked very hard to partner with The Knight Foundation to launch what was called The Future Leaders of Tech Fellowship. This is an example of something we did with different groups throughout all the years and continue to do today, but I'll use Knight as the example, which essentially was a full-ride scholarship for underrepresented individuals in technology. So the first iteration we ran of that was a full-ride scholarship because we thought that was the main barrier. Then we realized that a lot of these individuals who hadn't had the means before and didn't necessarily have the educational training needed a little extra training, and they needed to start working right away. So what we created was a pre-program for them. It was a full-ride scholarship, and then it was a guaranteed three-month paid internship at a tech company. And of all the people who went through that program, the majority transitioned, with the exception of two, transitioned into full-time salaried roles. And those are incredible stories that are truly life-changing. But I think the important thing there and what we learned over time is people need support, financial and educational, and they need time. So obviously, in an accelerated learning program, you want things to go as quickly as possible but through the help of partners and making it work for certain communities, we were able to do that. We also partnered with the YMW...it's the Women's...YMCA for women. I cannot remember the acronym right now. CHAD: WYMCA. JOHANNA: Thank you. Thank you. We provided a program in-house for them specifically. CHAD: No, it would be the YWCA. [laughter] JOHANNA: Yeah. CHAD: Sorry to interrupt you. JOHANNA: I'm sorry. I'm not doing you all a good service here. But it's an amazing organization here in Miami. And that was geared specifically towards women from disadvantaged backgrounds, giving them the education they needed. And with that group, we had actually a 70% success rate, which was wonderful. Those are individuals who had no options for any type of white-collar position, many of whom we still keep in touch with today. So, in the beginning, with diversity and inclusion, we were doing things at a smaller scale, very specialized, and very catered to make sure that they were successful in the hope of eventually building more momentum to do this. And the work very much continues. So BrainStation, larger company, we have a lot more firepower in terms of what we're able to do. So we've partnered with companies like Ernst & Young, Shutterstock, Microsoft with our Impact Scholarship, which is also full-ride scholarships for the underrepresented communities in technology, and that's been really successful as well. And, again, education is really rewarding, but it's also really rewarding to see, in particular, those success stories. CHAD: Yeah, one of the things when I speak at bootcamps or when I talk to apprentices who are joining us, I often reinforce or remind them that they bring something to the table, which is really special. I started programming when I was in middle school. I went to school for computer science. Aside from a brief stint as a dishwasher and a checkout person at a grocery store, this is all I've ever done. And I recognize that that has pros and cons. Like, I just don't have the same perspective and diversity of experience, let alone actual demographic diversity that many of our team members bring to the table. And there's something special in that, whether it be from your experience working in another industry like hospitality or something like that. You bring a perspective. There are so many hospitality startups, for example, that would love to bring a new developer onto their team who actually has industry experience. It makes it very powerful for people. JOHANNA: Yeah, absolutely. And I think oftentimes, people in anything when you're transitioning a career, there's maybe a little bit of imposter syndrome or a lack of confidence. And I see oftentimes not only minority groups but everyone shying away from their previous professional backgrounds. But technology is built for us, for humans who are very diverse in background experience and the products and services that we need. And so we really try to emphasize at Wyncode and at BrainStation to lean into your past profession. Because if you can bring that through and really focus on the things you learn there, you can provide so much firepower to what you're building with technology, and it's super important. And I will say healthtech is big in South Florida. And so we have had various people with some type of health background, whether they were an assistant or worked in a medical office, or we've had a few doctors go through the program. They were, as you can imagine, really sought after for the healthtech companies because not only do they bring technology skills, but they have this understanding that no one else does. So it's really unique. CHAD: You're part of the tech industry now. [laughter] How has that diversity of background...you mentioned at the beginning, at the top of the episode that you were originally at the NHL, to starting to lead software projects there. How have you leveraged that for yourself and for your business? JOHANNA: Oh yeah, 100%. So we do an exercise at BrainStation where you have a chart, and you plot out your past professions, and you look at the things that you learned, and the mistakes you made, and the things you didn't like, to start to build a thread of what are things carrying over? And for me, the thing that has come to the forefront is technology or not...and I feel like anyone investing is also saying this all the time, and maybe founders say it too. But it always comes down to people and relationships and how you are listening and taking in the information to then digest it and deliver something. And so, I think my ability to connect with people and mobilize people around common goals is something that has been a common thread throughout my career. It's interesting. I'll say some of the best things I learned as a founder came from engineers, the first being agile. Like, we weren't operating like an agile company in the beginning because we weren't a software company. And our very first hire was a guy named Ed Toro, an MIT graduate. Shout out to Ed. It's actually his birthday. CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: Incredible, incredible engineer originally from Boston. He was our lead educator for software for so long. And he just brought so much knowledge to us about how software is built and works. And we integrated that into how we operated as business people and organized the company. I mean, it's amazing. I actually don't remember what it's like to not be organized in that manner anymore. Although I can tell you going from the NHL to Wyncode was a huge jump because NHL, even though we were using and leveraging technology, was still organized very traditionally. And so I'll give you a simple thing, some software teams...I know a lot of software engineers appreciate transparency. So, in addition to organizing in a very agile method in terms of how we operated the business, we also pivoted to be extremely transparent as a team as well in terms of how the company is doing, which is something that is not common in a multibillion-dollar industry like the NHL. Although you see that more and more with tech companies, which is interesting. CHAD: How long ago did you join up with BrainStation? JOHANNA: So we were introduced to the founders and owners of BrainStation really because they were potentially looking at coming to Florida. And a mutual friend, a mutual business person, had said, "Hey, you know, if you guys are looking at Florida, probably you guys should meet Jo and Juha. They built something called Wyncode. You're going to get to know them anyway." And so I would say a little bit over a year and a half ago, we started chatting. And we realized that we had a lot in common in terms of how we had built the businesses, where we wanted to see the business go. And the rest isn't history because we're a year and a half in. CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: So you know what happened. It all worked out. It's really great but also really excited for the future. Because now with the BrainStation acquisition comes a lot of firepower in terms of experience on the team, much larger team, capital, reach of team. We have students in over 100 countries. So I'm very excited for what we're going to do in the future as well because we can have so much more impact, and that is really exciting as well. 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That's A-G-E-N-C-Y, the letter U. CHAD: You mentioned before you had a very Florida-specific focus previously. Is part of this next stage to be working across BrainStation and really working more globally? JOHANNA: Yeah, so working regionally with a focus on South Florida but with the know-how and the resources of a global team for sure. And being on the senior leadership team here, I am still 100% focused on Florida, but I get to have perspective from all the other markets. We have five campuses in New York, Toronto, Vancouver, London, and now Miami. So that's very interesting. And I have to say, when we were running Wyncode, we were always like, man, I wonder, how it's going in New York? CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: Or I wonder how it's going in Vancouver. Well, now I know. So it is really interesting because it also gives you not only a perspective in terms of bootcamps and how that's going but also a perspective on those ecosystems and how the tech companies there are growing and hiring. Because we're at that really interesting spot where we always know everyone's closed a round of funding because they go on a hiring spree. And then we see the bigger companies who are continually hiring. So we always kind of have a little bit of a pulse on what's going on in all of the ecosystems. And also really, before, we were primarily American students in the southeast, but now as BrainStation, I mean, it's global. So seeing how different everyone is but also still so similar in terms of their end goals and collaborative, it's really special. And yeah, it's been great. CHAD: So you have the campuses, the geographic locations, and then you have the global students. Are they in different silos, or do the two groups of students interact with each other at all? JOHANNA: Yeah, great question. So we do execute our..., and we call them diploma programs for the bootcamp programs, both online and in person. So as you can imagine, students in over 100 countries we're executing in all the time zones because of online delivery. But much of that, if they're outside of the geographic region of one of our campuses, they're likely an online student. CHAD: Are they being taught by an instructor in one of the campuses, or is it a separate thing? JOHANNA: Yeah, our educators are located in our campuses geographically. CHAD: How did the pandemic change or not change the experience of students, and what you needed to offer? JOHANNA: Wyncode, at the time, we were still Wyncode when the pandemic hit. I'll never forget having an all-hands meeting in our conference room and being like, hey...it was a Thursday. We're like, come Monday; we're going fully remote. We weren't a remote educator at that time. Everybody needs special permissions and licenses to also have remote teaching, which most governments made exceptions for because of the pandemic. So we were all good there. But we were thinking at the time, oh, maybe it'll be a month. Well, two years later, we're just about to have our grand reopening of the space in Miami. Our other campuses have already opened. And it was pretty exciting. When the pandemic hit, there was definitely an oh no moment. Like, people paused their enrollments, understandably. That was March. But as we got into early summer, we actually saw enrollment skyrocket. So huge success was pivoting to go remote. We were very fortunate that we had a pretty seasoned senior team on our software and UX side. And they had been through the world of remote learning and just being on tech, you know, Yahoo, Google. They had worked at Yahoo, Google, so they knew remote, and they were able to help us and bring that expertise. So the transition to remote was easy. And then we got all these students. And actually, that started a wave which has continued to this day of really people having an appetite for online learning and continuing to want to pivot careers into technology, both out of individuals' interests for technology but also because of the demand. So the pandemic was terrible. Business-wise for sure, there have been challenges, but there have, I would say, been a lot more successes and opportunities as a result of the pandemic. And for me personally as an entrepreneur, the pandemic got us, you know, we were doing well and having a lot of success, so the pandemic also got us on the radar for BrainStation. We started that conversation, and that was really exciting. And, again, here we are as a global educator now. CHAD: I've talked to a lot of people and seen it in our applications as well, like, it was really two things: people losing their jobs because of the pandemic and then getting that opportunity to take a look around and say, you know what? I'm not going back to that industry, and I want to learn to code. And then a lot of other people saying, you know, sort of the great resignation kind of stuff saying like, I want to change and actively switching as well. And you can see it in our applications the number of switchers, the number of people who have taken the last year, year and a half to do a remote bootcamp and make a career transition. It was always high. It's even higher now. JOHANNA: Yeah, totally agree, like, very respective of what we see as well. And we've had a great relationship with CareerSource South Florida as well. And they fund workforce transformation. And so initially in the pandemic...we're not seeing those layoffs now, but initially, a lot of those people who were getting laid off many of them were able to qualify for CareerSource as well, which also really fueled people's ability to take part in this education. And South Florida is interesting. I think 65% of the workforce before the pandemic...a lot has changed. Tech has moved in, a lot of big names have moved in. But before the pandemic, 65% of people professionally here were working in hospitality or real estate so it was definitely a big pivot for some people to go into the direction of technology. CHAD: That's great to hear that they were able to be helped by that because that can be a big impediment to this. I believe that the cost of an average bootcamp for what you actually get and for the impact it can have on your salary or your compensation is worth it. But if you can't afford the tuition, then it's a non-starter. JOHANNA: Yeah, yeah, exactly. And then it goes without saying, but there are some people...there are a lot of opportunities. There are a lot of jobs. There are a lot of ways to get in, but it doesn't mean that it's for everyone. And I think for us, some of the work that's required to get into the program in our admissions process and our advisors who spend a lot of time with people considering this are also helping people guide this thought process of what they go into and what they're going to do to decide if it's the right direction for them. And I think ultimately, the large majority who come in have done good research and good work and have really thought it through, and it's a good fit. But again, it's not for everyone. So it goes without saying it's good to go online, do some coding. Download Figma if you're going to go into UX. Tinker around with some stuff. Ask some people, go to some meetups, and then start looking into the education piece. CHAD: Yeah. Are there ways in which you're exploring how either through partnerships or that kind of thing like it sounds like you've done to make it more accessible to people? JOHANNA: Yeah, so we put, again, Wyncode and BrainStation now puts a lot of importance on building a diverse, inclusive environment. And the most important thing is just collaborating also with organizations in our various regions that serve communities that are underrepresented in tech so that we can provide certain pathways to this. And one of the key things that we're doing with our Impact Scholarships, I think we've committed over $1.2 million just as BrainStation to giving those pathways. The other thing that we're piloting right now is what we're calling Tuition Free. So we piloted in London. Miami is the only other city we're testing it with in-person learning, not online, but it being completely tuition-free for the individual coming into the program, which we're calling a trainee. And then working with some amazing partners here in South Florida, in London who essentially, if they opt to hire someone for the program, are going to be paying a percentage training fee for hiring that individual. So we're really excited to be piloting what's called a reverse model. But more so, training people in a very specific skill set that companies need, eliminating financial barriers as much as possible, and then also providing a very robust, rapid pathway for this incredible talent to then join companies. And maybe we'll do a synopsis in about a year, and I'll let you know how it all went. CHAD: [laughs] That'd be great. That'd be great. So a common thread throughout this conversation has been Miami, and it's come on my radar recently in terms of the ecosystem there and how it's expanded and grown significantly over the last several years. You mentioned you picked up and moved there because you identified it as a great market. What has it been like for you? JOHANNA: It's been a whirlwind. I mean, #Miamitechisonfire, literally. CHAD: [laughs] JOHANNA: It's a pretty exciting time to be here. I got to say, when we moved in 2014, our campus was and still is based in Wynwood, which is a wonderful creative space but also mixed in with tech companies. CHAD: Is that why it's called what it's called, Wyncode? JOHANNA: Yeah, that's right. [laughs] Wyncode and Wynwood, yep. So the landlords knew they really had all the leverage, right? But we have had, and I've always had, an amazing space here. And when we first opened, the biggest complaint we got from people who took the program was there were not enough places to eat. And for anyone who's listening who's from Miami and spent time in Wynwood, that sounds crazy because now all the hottest restaurants are here in Wynwood. And that's happened in the span of, you know, I know we've been here for eight years, but that's happened like in the last five years. So a lot has changed. Wynwood is kind of an analogy to what's happened in the rest of Miami. It was kind of like a little bit quiet and slow, known for hospitality, awesome partying, real estate, not really known for all of this other stuff. The pandemic, again, was horrible from a business standpoint, terrible for some people, amazing for others. It was amazing for Miami. The state of Florida remained relatively open throughout the pandemic. So that attracted people here. The tax situation, no income tax, has also been very appealing, particularly for anyone who's made a lot of money in tech and crypto, in particular from Miami. And then we have this incredible Mayor, Mayor Francis Suarez, who, long before what's happening now, has been an advocate and supporter of the tech ecosystem and startup founders here, which I've personally had experience with. He's been amazing. You know, in Silicon Valley, there was some social media going on for anyone who saw it on Twitter, and he tweeted back, and he said, "Hey, Miami would love to have you, guys. How can we help?" And so there's this tagline in Miami which is how can we help? Trying to be an ecosystem that's here to help that's open to all. And that's been going on now for almost two years. And as a result, there's been a huge number of people in technology in particular who have moved here, both big names like Jon Oringer, Founder of Shutterstock, Keith Rabois, Founders Fund. There are so many people to name down to founders who are like; I'm starting a new startup. I don't want to do it in New York or Silicon Valley. I want to do it in Miami. So that's really exciting. I can tell you; there's more going on here than I could...before I could keep an Easy Calendar, I knew everyone. I knew what events were going on when and now it's just...there are multiple events, meetups, multiple companies to meet. So it's really, really an exciting time. I think Mayor Francis Suarez has said this, too but definitely making a play to be the capital of crypto. So there's a lot going on in the crypto space here, a lot going on in Web3. Like Web3 being at the beginning, this is still at the beginning. This is a moment that we're hoping to turn into a movement, and I think it's really, really exciting. I don't think everyone is going to stay here. I don't think Miami is going to be the next Silicon Valley or New York. It has its own character. It has its own vibe. It has its own way of functioning, and that's what it is. Its original kind of environment is also what's attracting people. So it's an evolution right now. It's going to change. The people who have come here and who have been here are all in the process of evolving to what the next chapter of Miami tech is. But it's definitely an exciting time. It was a place for me where I came to professionally reinvent myself as well and really be a part of building an ecosystem. And that's very much true today for anybody who is coming here. And I think that type of opportunity is really, really exciting. There's definitely an energy, yeah. CHAD: The state of Florida has passed laws like the Woke Act recently, which can present a challenge to employers strictly speaking. You're not allowed to ask certain questions around diversity or inclusion in interviews now. And that can be uncomfortable or difficult to do business in or to say, "Hey, we're the most welcoming company. Come here. Come to Miami." Is that something that's, you know, I'm not there. So is it a challenge on the ground, or does it not really affect people day-to-day? JOHANNA: I mean, that's a really good question. I would say I haven't encountered it personally or even on the professional side with how we've been hiring. So it's hard to say from my perspective. I think certainly there are some things going on in Florida that Florida and California are very different. I myself I'm not an American. I'm not as involved in the politics. But it'll be interesting to see what happens in the future and how these things shape. I will say that employers have a lot of power because they're the ones who are bringing in a lot of money into a state. They're hiring people. And so some of the responsibility is also on the companies and employers who are in their respective areas to advocate for the things that they want to see. And one of those things is diversity, inclusion, which not everybody has made that a number one priority. And the one thing that I've said in the past is creating an inclusive and diverse ecosystem is the opportunity I think that Miami has because it is a less established tech ecosystem. The canvas isn't fully painted over, so we have an opportunity to be unique and be different and to try to avoid maybe some of the biases that have existed in other tech ecosystems. But at this point, while there has been progress made and there are some amazing individuals doing amazing things like Leigh-Ann Buchanan leading Tech Equity Miami and JPMorgan Chase coming in to support that in a really big way and Knight Foundation, we're still at a state where the minorities are advocating for the minorities. And that's something I hope to one, personally contribute to changing but as an ecosystem as a whole hope to see that happen. Because, like I said, Miami is attracting people for a certain reason, and that's great. And I think if we could build a diverse ecosystem, that would also attract certain people and retain certain people. And I am a firm believer, and, I mean, there are also stats to back it up, but the best products are built by the most diverse teams. So it goes without saying that the most diverse ecosystem is going to result in the best companies, best environment, et cetera. And I think that's the big opportunity for Miami, but we still have a lot of work to do to get there. CHAD: Yeah. Well, if folks want to follow along with you or get in touch with you or learn more about BrainStation, where are all the places that they can do that? JOHANNA: Yeah. I would love to connect with everyone. On LinkedIn, we have all of our respective social handles just at BrainStation. Even our Wyncode handles are still alive, so that's great. My parting words would be if you know someone amazing, a professional who wants to pivot careers and learn in person, now is an amazing opportunity to apply to BrainStation for incredible education and network. And I'm really looking forward to seeing amazing professionals come through the program. CHAD: And I assume if you're in a position where you're hiring talent that you should also check out BrainStation. JOHANNA: Yes, thank you, Chad. We 100% the thing we take the most pride in is connecting this amazing talent with awesome companies. I always like to tell everyone to keep a very wide lens on the type of talent you're hiring for your technology teams because some of the best individuals have very non-traditional tech backgrounds but bring so, so much to the table. Our team does a lot of work in terms of once we get to know a partner, which I would love for you all to reach out and join; we do a lot of work to make sure that we are connecting curated talent to companies. And if you go to brainstation.io/hiring-partners, you'll be able to sign up there. CHAD: Wonderful. Jo, thank you so much for joining me. I really appreciate it. JOHANNA: Great. Thank you so much. Great to be on. CHAD: You can subscribe to the show and find notes and a transcript for this episode at giantrobots.fm. If you have questions or comments, email us at hosts@giantrobots.fm. And you can find me on Twitter at @cpytel. This podcast is brought to you by thoughtbot and produced and edited by Mandy Moore. Thanks so much for listening, and see you next time. ANNOUNCER: This podcast was brought to you by thoughtbot. thoughtbot is your expert design and development partner. Let's make your product and team a success. Special Guest: Johanna Mikkola.

Pratt on Texas
Episode 2968: Republican immigrant woman wins RGV Congressional seat | Lesson for all in waterless Odessa – Pratt on Texas 6/15/2022

Pratt on Texas

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 43:49


The news of Texas covered today includes:Our Lone Star story of the day: A Republican from the Valley will be the first Mexican-born U.S. Congresswoman as Mayra Flores wins special election to serve in Congress for TX34 until the end of the year.Our Lone Star story of the day is sponsored by Allied Compliance Services providing the best service in DOT, business and personal drug and alcohol testing since 1995.Mayor Joven gets it right with Odessa's water outage: Basic infrastructure maintenance should have always been the highest priority. But, it isn't anywhere because such is not politically “sexy” to office holders.Caterpillar moving global HQ from Chicagoland to Irving, Texas.Border news.The Uvalde school massacre and the petulant tribal behavior of some politicians. Also, the Texas leader response doesn't seem much better than that of the feds (see Monday's show.)Texas Supreme Court rightly rules on vote by mail “solicitation.”U.S. Supreme Court wrongly rules on Indian reservation bingo in Texas.And, other news of Texas.Listen on the radio, or station stream, at 5pm Central. Click for our affiliates.www.PrattonTexas.com

Crain's Daily Gist
06/16/22: Pricey homes get even hotter

Crain's Daily Gist

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 45:10


Crain's residential real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin talks with host Amy Guth about local housing news, including how 2022 could be a record-setting year for high-end home sales. Plus: Caterpillar's HQ move points in the wrong direction for Chicago, Chicago expands outpatient mental health services, ICC to consider ComEd's $31 million offer to settle bribery-refund issue and Illinois to give residents $4,000 back for buying an electric car.

Red Eye Radio
Red Eye Radio 6/15/22 Part 2

Red Eye Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 72:14


Caterpillar moves HQ to Texas, why people and companies are moving to pro-growth states, review of the day's stories See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News
Earth's Magnetic Poles Aren't About To Flip

SpaceTime with Stuart Gary | Astronomy, Space & Science News

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 31:04


SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 65*New study says Earth's magnetic poles aren't about to flipA new study claims the South Atlantic Anomaly -- a mysterious region where the Earth's geomagnetic field strength is decreasing rapidly – does not mean the planet's poles are about to flip polarity. The findings reported in the journal PNAS pieces together evidence stretching back 9,000 years and suggests that the current changes aren't unique, and that a reversal may not be in the cards after all.*Discovery that Mercury has magnetic stormsA new study has confirmed that Mercury the nearest planet to the Sun and the solar system's smallest planet, has geomagnetic storms similar to those on Earth. The findings reported in the journal Nature Communications answers the question of whether other planets, including those outside our solar system, can have geomagnetic storms regardless of the size of their magnetosphere or whether they have an Earth-like ionosphere.*Striving for the MoonWhen the crew of Apollo 17 blasted off from the surface of the Moon in 1972 no one thought it would be over half a century before people returned. As political priorities changed on Earth -- the Moon was forgotten and a generation of scientific endeavour was moth balled.*The Science ReportFurther increases in coral bleaching and the hottest sea temperatures on record.Eating more fish linked to a greater risk of malignant melanoma.Yet another reason to start the day by drinking a cup of coffee.Alex on Tech Apple's glimpse of upcoming changes to iPhone software. Listen to SpaceTime on your favorite podcast app with our universal listen link: https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com/listen For more SpaceTime and show links: https://linktr.ee/biteszHQ If you love this podcast, please get someone else to listen to. Thank you…To become a SpaceTime supporter and unlock commercial free editions of the show, gain early access and bonus content, please visit https://bitesz.supercast.com/ . Premium version now available via Spotify and Apple Podcasts.For more podcasts visit our HQ at https://bitesz.com Sponsor Details:For more SpaceTime visit https://spacetimewithstuartgary.com (mobile friendly). For enhanced Show Notes including photos to accompany this episode: https://www.bitesz.com/show/spacetime/blog/ RSS feed: https://www.spreaker.com/show/2458531/episodes/feed Email: mailto:SpaceTime@bitesz.comTo receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list at www.bitesz.com or visit https://www.bitesz.com/p/astronomy-daily/To receive the Astronomy Daily Newsletter free, direct to your inbox...just join our mailing list. Details at https://www.bitesz.com/show/spacetime/p/astronomy-daily/

The CPG Guys
Brand Management in the Digital Era with Colgate-Palmolive's Dana Medema

The CPG Guys

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 39:27


The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Dana Medema, VP & General Manager of Oral Care at Colgate-Palmolive Company. Follow  Dana Medema on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dana-d-medema-she-her-hers-496328b/Find Colgate brand products at http://shop.colgate.com Find Co by Colgate brand products at https://co.colgate.com/Find Hello brand products at https://www.hello-products.com/Dana answers these questions:1)  Would you start by walking us through your career progression at CP, highlighting some of the pivotal roles that helped prepare you for your current GM position in Oral Care?2) What is your perspective on how brand management operations are different with FMCG in Europe compared to what is happening here in the USA?3) CP clearly has a strong commitment to digital consumer engagement as evidenced by the significant presence of your Chief Digital Officer at this year's CAGNY conference. How do you collaborate with the digital team to deliver meaningful outcomes in the oral car business unit?4) Following up on the role of digital in oral care, how are investment decisions for your category made in customer retail media platforms? Is it a HQ activity, a customer team activity? A blend? How do you ensure that brand objectives are met in this pursuit?5) Where are you sourcing meaningful 1P data beyond your DTC, how is it helping you to better understand consumer behavior, calculate customer lifetime value and how do you see it improving your operational decisions?6) Innovation is the lifeblood of every brand. Peter and I had the pleasure of hearing your colleague How is innovation fostered at CP? How do you collaborate with Craig and other CP stakeholders? How are your retail customers involved in innovation?7) Looking at the transformative landscape of consumer goods over the last 3 years: in what areas do you recommend your brand contemporaries invest against to help their brands succeed in an omnichannel world?8) eCommerce has been the buzz since the beginning of the pandemic, but the vast majority of sales are still happening in physical stores. How are you preparing your brand for success in this world of blurred channels?CPG Guys Website: http://CPGGuys.comFMCG Guys Website: http://fmcgguys.com/RetailWit Website: http://RetailWit.comPlease follow the Network of Executive Women at http://newonline.org/cpgguysDISCLAIMER: The content in this podcast episode is provided for general informational purposes only. By listening to our episode, you understand that no information contained in this episode should be construed as advice from CPGGUYS, LLC or the individual author, hosts, or guests, nor is it intended to be a substitute for research on any subject matter. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by CPGGUYS, LLC. The views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent.  CPGGUYS LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of any individual's use of, reference to, or inability to use this podcast or the information we presented in this podcast.