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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 26, 2018

This week’s guest is the San Francisco Bay Area’s own Rashim Mogha, a speaker and author whose new book “Fast Track Your Leadership Career” goes on sale the same day that this show is released. Rashim is an accomplished female executive, with experience in some of the world’s largest technology companies...but once upon a time, she was a junior associate whose superiors scooped up the credit for her ideas just like everyone else. Listen to find out about her evolution from that point to being an effective manager, then a mentor, speaker and author on women’s tech and leadership.

Sep 19, 2018

This week we hear from Rachel Reid, the young and driven founder of Subtl Beauty (subtlbeauty.com), and then starting tomorrow (9/20/2018) we will all be able to follow along in real life, in real time to see how her Kickstarter product launch fares.  Rachel’s an open book. She shares a number of useful anecdotes about how a fairly risk-averse corporate employee moved on to build a company, a product line and a pitch out of a hack she put together just for her own life. Listen to the show and then - starting tomorrow - follow Rachel’s journey through Kickstarter to find out whether that pitch resonates with real customers.

Sep 12, 2018

Fun show this week, as Nadyli Nuñez and Scot MacTaggart have a bunch of laughs talking about the UpPrize pitch competitions, the well-funded and socially responsible results of the combined efforts of BNY Mellon and the Forbes Funds to empower people that are working to assist non-profits and at-risk populations.  Nadyli is a great guest, serving up a buoyant enthusiasm as well as shrewd analysis as she explains how UpPrize got where it is now, and how the program plans to expand.

Sep 5, 2018

Holy hell, we made it.  Episode 100. We decided against making too big of a thing about it.  In fact, this would be a totally regular show if we weren’t drinking champagne.  Staying fairly true to form though, we drank the champagne out of whiskey tasting glasses, and talked to our old friend Kenny Chen about how he might pitch the speakers and panels at this year’s Thrival Festival to the people who might not have thought about attending.  Kenny’s been up to a lot since we last spoke to him, getting a title bump to “Innovation Director” at Ascender / Thrival, getting deeply involved as an XPrize ambassador, and even working with the United Nations on AI for Good initiatives. Kenny’s a tremendous person, and we’re glad he joined us for our biggest milestone yet.

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