In this episode, Vanessa describes what it was life to transition into working full-time as a freelance designer, including the time that she sold her car to ensure she had an emergency fund.
Vanessa also talks about how her business has survived because of referrals from other designers, and the network she's worked to create.
Celebrity headlines include stories about LaVar Ball, Blac Chyna, and Aaron Carter, as well as the Kardashians' support of FitTea.
Full-Time Freelance Vanessa Wade owns a design studio in San Diego called Noirve, which focuses on brand development and web design for small businesses. In this episode, Vanessa describes what it was life to transition into working full-time as a freelance designer, including the time that she sold her car to ensure she had an […]
Celebrity Headlines & Other Randomness Adam & Allie sit down to discuss some important questions like “What Celebrity Headlines Have Caught Your Attention?” “What Have you Learned from the 100 Day Project?” and “What Would You Do If You Were Started Another Business Right Now?” This episode also reveals the voice of producer Michael Tedesco. […]
Fleacockingo, Cach-ingers & Butts Allie and Adam Lehman of The Wonder Jam share the origin story of The Wonder Jam Cast. We recorded this episode to just set the stage for Season 1. In this season, we interview 12 business owners and discuss lessons learned during their first two years in existence. Entrepreneurs sharing stumbles, […]
Taxes, CFOs and Finding Your Financial Flow Joe Hamgeri, a consultant and “CFO-for-hire” calls in to discuss how he started his own business and how he helps clients reach financial success. Joe discusses the importance of knowing the numbers behind your business, especially your profit margin. He also gives us recommendations of websites and tools […]
What We Learned In this season finale episode of the podcast, we sit down with The Wonder Jam’s entire team to discuss what everyone has learned this summer. We talk with Annie Webster, Erika Strohecker, Olivia Jocson and Michael Tedesco about the individual projects they’ve been working on, and of course to analyze a wide variety of celebrity headlines. […]
Intuition with Simi Boti Simi Botic is a corporate attorney turned Certified Holistic Health Coach and co-creator of the Finally Free Program. Simi works with women, empowering them to feel confident in their bodies and to trust their intuition. In this episode, Simi discusses shifting careers, following her intuition and how having a baby changed […]
Working as an Artist In 2013 Danielle Evans combined her love of lettering, design, photography, and eating to create food typography. In this episode, Danielle discusses the courageous move to become a full-time artist in a niche field. We also talk about knowing your worth as an artist and being comfortable charging for your work and time. Danielle also […]
When You Aren’t Your Customer Malika Jacobs never set out to open a board game parlor, but that’s exactly what she did. Kingmakers Board Game Parlor was founded in Columbus in 2014, and just recently opened its second location in Indianapolis. In this episode we talk about Malika’s journey; moving multiple times throughout her childhood, getting her […]
Choose Your Own Adventure! David Sherry was a college kid who didn’t act like other college kids. He ignored conventional wisdom and traditional “career paths” to turn a project into a business. In 2013 he founded Death to Stock. After a bunch of failed attempts to get larger companies to buy into a creative road […]
Career Shifts Chris McAlister has authored 5 books, spoken to groups large and small, and built himself a six-figured business all while spending loads of time with his family and investing into his friends. But this wasn’t some sort of instant success. It took loads and loads of lessons-learned, pivots, and career shifts. On a […]