Alex Rubinchik oversees Marketing and Business Development at Philadelphia-based ServiceWhale. Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Alex received his first degree in Political Science, History and Philosophy from Hebrew University and his MBA from Brandeis University. Alex’s interests and hobbies are as diverse as his travels. When he isn’t discovering new solutions and opportunities for ServiceWhale, an online marketplace that provides instant on-demand quotes for big-ticket home improvement projects, he enjoys teaching yoga, spinning vinyl, and exploring unplugging practices.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/alex-rubinchik-unplugged/
Fabian Geyrhalter is the Founder and Principal of FINIEN, a Los-Angeles based consultancy specialized in turning ventures into brands. Fabian has been published internationally by the likes of The Washington Post, Graphis and The Huffington Post and he has written about branding for publications including Mashable and Entrepreneur and is a columnist for Inc. His consultancy has worked on branding projects for startups like Jukin, Survios, Bandito Brothers and Vimmia to large companies like Evolution Juice, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and W Hotels.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/fabian-geyrhalter-unplugged/
James Studdart is a full stack .NET developer, solutions architect and team leader based in the UK. He has experience in a wide range of markets from tropical fish and domestic services to international freight to the holiday industry, to name a few.
James does a lot of commuting and fills that time with podcasts as much as possible. When he’s not working he keeps and breeds tropical fish. James is on the committee for the British Cichlid Association and is the chairman of North Wales Aquarists Society. When he’s not doing anything fishy he is also an active member of the Shock Team 6 airsoft team at Shock and Awe Airsoft in North Wales.
James also has a young family, twin boys who recently turned one.
James Studdart doesn’t know the meaning of downtime and being unplugged.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/james-studdart-unplugged/
Boom Shikha is a serial entrepreneur, wanderluster, online-business owner, yogi, author, and avid meditator. She's interested in helping you find your life purpose, and get to your Level 10 life.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/boom-shikha-unplugged/
This is Part 7 of the free 7-day audio and email course Start Your First Business.
The next step you need to take is to complete the homework assignment for Module 7 in the follow-along email course.
If you struggle with anxiety in your career, your business or in life, I can help. I've learn how to silence the inner voice that tells me I'm no good and channel my inner champion.
Anthony Delgado is a full stack developer and technology hero at websignia, a digital strategy and innovation agency. websignia has worked with a wide variety of different companies including sports, media, entertainment, healthcare, government agencies and non-profits. Anthony has been an explorer of the digital space for over a decade. From developing front end user interfaces, to creating advanced backend applications, Anthony's passion is using software to help change the way people interact with the world around them.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/anthony-delgado-unplugged/
Kris Reid Computer geek and SEO super star based in the Philippines and Cambodia.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/kris-reid-unplugged/
The Career Hyperdrive Course is a free 7 day email and audio course for technical professionals to help launch your career into hyperspace. Each module in this course is designed to help you overcome a major barrier to your career growth.
Here's what you're going to get out of the course.
The audio lessons are available to everyone, but the action items and homework are exclusive to the students who subscribe to the email version of the course. (Hint: If you don't take action and do the homework, you're probably not going to change anything.)
Here's what you're going to learn in the final module of the Career Hyperdrive Course.
The roles of the NPCs that will help push and pull the player characters into emotional reactions.
This is the final episode of a multi-part podcast series on roleplaying games and Dungeons & Dragons.
Fleshing out the First Campaign Arc
This is Part 5 of a multi-part podcast series.
Building a D&D campaign is a lot like writing a series of books. First you have to start with the overall series goals before you dive into the details. In this episode we come up with a new campaign story that will play out like a 5 act play or 5 book series.
This is Part 4 of a multi-part podcast series.
This episode show notes: http://hellotechpros.com/dnd-campaign-design-unplugged/
After finding the right group of friends to play a role playing game, it's time to select the genre and system. So. Many. Options.
This is part 3 of a multi-part series.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/rpg-genre-system-unplugged/
So you want to start a roleplaying game? First, you need to find a group. Test out combinations of players by playing board games before starting a campaign.
This is part 1 in a multi-part series.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/rpg-starter-unplugged/
I think I might have learned more about business while playing RPGs than I have from studying business. Here are my Top 10.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/rpg-business-lessons-unplugged/
Steven Judd is a 23 year IT professional who has done individual consulting, worked for 20 person start-ups, Dot-Com growth companies, and Fortune 100 enterprises. He has implemented from zero to hero installations, as well as bleeding edge video delivery solutions, but is currently focused on application automation and procedural standardization.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/steven-judd-unplugged/
Todd Conklin is a 32 year veteran of the oil and gas business. He manages a family oil & gas company in Texas as well as his own oil and gas production. Currently he is the Chief Geologist for Unit Petroleum. Todd is also starting a podcast and mastermind called The Significant Mentor in which he interviews accomplished people about the mentors in their life. He discovers what makes people tick and the back story to their success.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/todd-conklin-unplugged/
Nolan T. Jones is the co-creator of the "virtual tabletop" Roll20-- the most popular platform for tabletop roleplaying games online. He doubles as a recovering comic book writer.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/nolan-jones-unplugged/
Born and raised in Chicago, Steven Shalowitz conceived the idea for "The One Way Ticket Show" podcast while producing and hosting a radio show in Singapore. He explores with his high profile guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket - no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary, or state of mind.
An exhibited photographer with a penchant for travel to rogue nations, Steven’s adventures have taken him from North Korea to Libya, Iran to Burundi, and Syria to Burkina Faso.
Steven earned his B.A. in Chinese Language & Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, and his M.A. in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/steven-shalowitz-unplugged/
Bruce Langford has been a presenter and writer in the field of Bullying Prevention for over a decade and that has led him to the field of mindfulness. He is now a Mindfulness Coach and Podcast host of Mindfulness Mode Podcast. Bruce is adamant that the world will be a better place as more people begin to embrace the practice of mindfulness.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/bruce-langford-unplugged/
Oded Israeli is a father of 3 adorable kids and the co-founder and CEO of O'Daddy.
Oded has 18 years of experience in the high tech industry, specifically in e-commerce and mobile internet. Prior to co-founding O'Daddy, Oded was VP Marketing at Visualead, the 1st Israeli startup to secure an investment from Alibaba Group. Before that, Oded managed multiple digital commerce and mobile payments platforms as Director of Product Management and Marketing at Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX). Earlier, Oded was Chief of Staff for Amdocs’ CEO and Director of Business Development for digital services. Oded also practiced law as a high-tech attorney, founded a web development company, and advised Fortune 500 companies as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. Oded holds LL.B. and LL.M. degrees (cum laude) from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from INSEAD in Singapore and France.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/oded-israeli-unplugged/
Balancing a job in a startup, running a news aggregator site, hosting a podcast and maintaining a long-distance relationship? Keith Chima explains how he does it all.
Keith Chima is a software developer at a healthcare startup, and founder of Newsbrute.com, a web app that discovers and previews the most popular video game articles of the day and sorts them in order of relative popularity.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/keith-chima-unplugged/
Even though James Wilson is an introvert and recharges when alone, this poet is more comfortable speaking to 1000's of people on a stage than to small table of 5 individuals.
James Wilson has been working in the medical software and billing industry for 10 years and currently manages a team that handles the data and electronic claims transmissions for one of the leading prosthetics and orthotics providers in the country.
James was a past guest on Hello Tech Pros, episode 12 (We Think You're Crap: How NOT to Communicate). In that episode, James shared an experience at a past job when his coworkers and manager provided bad feedback using horrible communication techniques. Then we talked about how to deal with a situation gone bad.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/james-wilson-unplugged/
Jared Porcenaluk wants to change the way society thinks about work.
Jared Porcenaluk is a developer and tech enthusiast with five years of experience, mainly in the Microsoft .NET stack. He lives in Orlando, works at Nebbia Technology, and also co-organizes the Internet of Things Orlando meetup group.
Jared was a guest on HTP-46 "Programming is like the most epic video game over", talking about how Jared got into software development, the struggles he's faced along the way and the vision he has for his community.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/jared-porcenaluk-unplugged/
This is a special episode to honor the victims of the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
If you want to help, please make a donation to OneOrlando Fund.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/orlando-united-unplugged/
Draw a line between work and life, advises entrepreneur Veronica Kirin. When you're starting a business you need to be intentional about planning down time, so you don't find yourself becoming a workaholic.
Veronica Kirin is an anthropologist turned serial entrepreneur. She loves working closely with clients to help them reach their goals. Her first business, Green Cup Design, began as a freelance web design venture and has grown into digital maintenance for small businesses.
Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/veronica-kirin-unplugged/