Tech Village Podcast

Tech Village Podcast

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It takes a village. Each episode co-hosts Lauren …


35 - Goodbeye Matt!!! :(
May 22 • 25 min
Lauren (@malhoit) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) say goodbye to their co-host Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin)and wish him well….with some irreverent banter. [This Episode] Matt Oswalt on Twitter: twitter.com/Mierdin Matt’s blog: https://oswalt.dev/ Lauren on Twitter:…
34 - Hacking Your Mind for Success - Guest: Iris Polit
May 2 • 48 min
How can you hack your own mind? Listen as Iris Polit (@IrisPolit) talks about how to rewire your brain and upgrade your personal “OS” with Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon). [This Episode] For more free tips and best practices…
33 - Sheltering In Place - Lauren, Matt and Yadin
Apr 17 • 46 min
This is an open, honest and irreverent discussion about the current shelter-in-place that we are living in. Listen as Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) talk about their situations as well as the issues that are going on around…
32 - Networking with Side Hustles - Guest: Dana Iskoldski
Mar 29 • 38 min
How can you grow your network with a side hustle? Listen as Dana Iskoldski (@danaiskoldski), joins Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) to talk about all the ways in which special projects, proof f work and just plain ‘raising your…
31 - How Recruiters Can Help - Guest: Joy Perry
Feb 25 • 41 min
How can a recruiter help you find your dream job? Listen as Joy Perry (@jzperry), founder of JZ Consulting and recruiter extraordinaire, talks with Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) about all the advantages of having a recruiter…
Bonus EP - In Tech We Trust (Reunion)
Jan 30 • 56 min
They’re back! The In Tech We Trust team is getting together for a special reunion EP! Listen to Nigel Poulton (@nigelpoulton), Gabriel Chapman (@Bacon_Is_King), Lauren Malhoit (@malhoit), Marc Farley (@gofarley), Rick Vanover (@RickVanover), Yadin Porter…
30 - Should I work at a large or a small company - Guest: Thomas Butta
Jan 5 • 28 min
How do you know if a small company (like a startup) or a Large Fortune 500 company is going to be the best fit for your next career move? Listen as Thomas Butta (@ThomasButta) of @signalfx talks about how the size of the company changes the culture and…
29 - Know Thyself - Guest: Amy Lewis
Nov 10, 2019 • 42 min
Most of us would say that we have a good idea of the job we want, but it’s usually just a title or a company name. Get ready for some career self-discovery with Amy Lewis (@CommsNinja) who joins Lauren (@malhoit) and Matt (@Mierdin) on the show. [This…
28 - Career Pivoting vs Base Jumping - Guest: Reilly Chase
Sep 17, 2019 • 41 min
It’s one thing to change companies, and it’s something else entirely to totally shift direction. Get ready for some career base jumping with Reilly Chase (@_rchase_) who joins Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) on the show. [This…
27 - The Show About the Show - It’s Madness!
Jul 7, 2019 • 33 min
Get ready for some podcasting MADNESS! Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) talk about what the show is all about, who it’s for and what they want to change. [This Episode] Matt Oswalt on Twitter: twitter.com/Mierdin Lauren on…
26 - Staying Relevant in IT - Guest: Sarah Lean
May 26, 2019 • 36 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) talk about education for tech with Sara Lean (aka @TechieLass) and dive deep into the darkness and opportunity of staying relevant in the fast-moving world of technology. [This Episode] Sarah on…
25 - The Next Tech Generation - Guest: Nick Thomas
May 6, 2019 • 44 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) talk about education for tech with Nick Thomas (aka @nick_thom6) and explore the experience of entering into the industry in the current landscape. [This Episode] Nick on Twitter:…
24 - Health and Wellness - Guest: Vic Camacho
Mar 31, 2019 • 42 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Matt (@Mierdin) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) talk about health, wellness and vodka with Vic Camacho (aka @Virtual_Vic) to dig deep into the excuses we all make that prevent us from being healthy while getting all of our work done.
23 - Hiring People - Guest: Michael Bushong
Feb 15, 2019 • 39 min
Lauren (@malhoit), and Yadin Porter de Leon (@porterdeleon) go behind the scenes with Michael Bushong (aka @mbushong) to uncover the dysfunction and the successes of the hiring process at various companies.
22 - My Hardest Career Choice - Guest: Phoummala Schmitt(aka @ExchangeGoddess)
Dec 20, 2018 • 45 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) and Yadin Porter de Leon (@porterdeleon) dig deep with Phoummala Schmitt (aka @ExchangeGoddess) to explore her hardest and scariest career move ever! [This Episode] Phoummala on Twitter:…
21 - IT “Rock Star” Culture - Guest: Angelo Luciani
Nov 4, 2018 • 36 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) and Yadin Porter de Leon (@porterdeleon) huddle up with Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani) to tackle the thorny topic of IT Rock Star culture. Does it exist? How bad is it? What are some the harmful effects? [This…
20 - Walking Away from Something Successful - Guest: Keith Townsend
Oct 3, 2018 • 25 min
Lauren (@malhoit) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor) about the tough decision he made to walk away from a success business that he built and head back to working for a company. [This Episode] Keith on Twitter:…
19 - VC Life - Guest: Nina Stepanov
Sep 10, 2018 • 42 min
Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Nina Stepanov (@ninarstepanov) about life in the world of early-stage venture capital. The ups the downs, the blood, sweat and tears and everything that you thought you knew but will be surprised…
18 - The Dark Side of Algorithms - Guest: Rachel Traylor, Ph.D.
Jul 22, 2018 • 38 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with mathematical master Rachel Traylor (@Mathpocalypse) about the issues that come with #algorithms and the way they are used, many of which have real impact in our everyday lives.…
17 - Tech in the UK - Guest: Paul Stringfellow
Jul 3, 2018 • 36 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with UK Tech citizen and fellow podcaster Paul Stringfellow (@techstringy ) about what the tech scene is like in the United Kingdom. [This Episode] Paul on Twitter:…
16 - Finding Your Passion
May 29, 2018 • 29 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) discuss the ways in which you can find the things in tech you are passionate about as well as how to avoid falling into the traps of “following your passion.” [This Episode] Matt Oswalt…
15 - Taking On That Next Big Thing - Guest: Melissa Palmer
May 10, 2018 • 45 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Author and technologist Melissa Palmer (@vMiss33) about re-architecting your life to make the next big thing happen, whether it’s writing a book, blogging or getting a VCDX.…
14 - Becoming a Product Marketer - Guest: Gina Rosenthal
Apr 25, 2018 • 39 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with VMware product marketing professional Gina Rosenthal (@gminks) about what it’s like being in Product Marketing, from a technical and non-technical perspective, to help you…
13 - Startups are Messy and Hard - Guests: Rob Hirschfeld & Stephen Spector
Apr 11, 2018 • 46 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Founder and CEO of RackN Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle ) as well as CMO Stephen Spector (@SpectorID) about how hard it is to start a tech company and what you should know before…
12 - Why Trust Matters in Tech - Guest: Josh Atwell
Mar 28, 2018 • 42 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Josh Atwell (@Josh_Atwell) about why trust is so important in making the progress you need to make in your career and your life. [This Episode] Josh on Twitter:…
11 - Battling Imposter Syndrome - Guest: Joe Houghes
Mar 14, 2018 • 34 min
Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Joe Houghes (@jhoughes ) about his battle with imposter syndrome and some of the ways that he has been able to overcome it. A Quartz media study indicated that a staggering 70% of people have what…
10 - Coming to America - Guest: Craig Waters
Mar 1, 2018 • 49 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) talk with Craig Waters (@cswaters1) about uprooting himself and his family not once but twice to move to an entirely different country, this time it’s America. [This Episode] Craig on…
9 - Surviving Layoffs - Guest: Niki Acosta
Feb 14, 2018 • 44 min
Lauren (@malhoit), Yadin (@porterdeleon) and Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) have a personal and powerful conversation with Niki Acosta (@nikiacosta) about her experiencing with being a part of a layoff and what she did to navigate the emotional and logistical…
8 - Our New Co-Host
Feb 1, 2018 • 34 min
Lauren (@malhoit) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) welcome their new co-host Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) and they discuss how each of them wants to take the next steps with the podcast. [This Episode] Matt Oswalt on Twitter: twitter.com/Mierdin Lauren on Twitter:…
7 - Transforming Yourself From Ops to Software Development - Guest: Matt Oswalt
Jan 19, 2018 • 51 min
Lauren (@malhoit) and Yadin (@porterdeleon) discuss the journey that Matt Oswalt (@Mierdin) went on to go from an ops focused career to becoming a developer. [This Episode] Matt Oswalt on Twitter: twitter.com/Mierdin Lauren on Twitter: twitter.com/malhoit…
6 - The AWS re:Invent Community Perspective - Guests: Justin Warren & Keith Townsend
Jan 3, 2018 • 23 min
Lauren and Yadin talk with Keith Townsend and Justin Warren about the state of the AWS re:Invent community ecosystem and how it relates to the traditional IT infrastructure audience. [This Episode] Keith Townsend on Twitter: twitter.com/CTOAdvisor Justin…
5 - Am I Ready For Change? - Guest: Aaron Strong
Dec 18, 2017 • 34 min
Lauren and Yadin talk with Aaron Strong about the struggles that we have when trying to figure out if it’s time for us to change and how we can enact that change. [This Episode] Aaron Strong on Twitter: twitter.com/theaaronstrong Aaron’s Blog On Change:…
4 - VMUG All The Things
Dec 6, 2017 • 25 min
Yadin talks with Amanda Blevins, Ravi Venkatasubbaiah, Ken Hui and Andy Banta at the 2017 Silicon Valley VMUG UserCon to hear about their tech community experiences and how their careers were shaped as a result. [This Episode] Amanda Blevins on Twitter:…
3 - Can Organizations Learn?
Nov 15, 2017 • 37 min
Yadin and Lauren talk with Barry O’Reilly, author of the Lean Enterprise about what issues are created when organizations refuse to adopt a learning mentality and neglect to foster rapid cycles of experimentation. [This Episode] Barry O’Reilly on Twitter:…
2 - Get Your Head Out of Your Valley
Oct 23, 2017 • 44 min
Let’s start hearing the stories! This is the first guest driven EP, actually recorded before we had the idea of the Tech Village fully formed, so the format is a little bit different than it will be in future episodes, but the tech stories are still very…
1 - It Takes a Village
Oct 2, 2017 • 16 min
This is our first episode of the Tech Village Podcast. The hosts, Lauren Malhoit (@malhoit) and Yadin porter de Leon (@porterdeleon) talk about why the show got started and what makes them so passionate about helping people in the tech community with…