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Work In Progress

Work In Progress

By Tiffany Parra
Work in progress
noun (plural works in progress)
an unfinished project that is still being added to or developed:

Discovering the blueprint of up-and-coming creators and their unfinished legacy
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How Ben Hagarty Made It On Tour with Beyoncé
Ben Hagarty grew up in Cedar Falls Iowa where he first developed a love for video while filming Jack-ass inspired films with his childhood friends. He then went on to work with artists like Rick ross, Chance the Rapper, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, and more. He runs a production company B A Human started the Black With No Cream podcast and community in August of 2017.  Ben’s IG: ttps://www.instagram.com/benrealvsworld Black with no cream podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/black-with-no-cream-podcast/id1294060331 Black with no cream FB group: BWNC.com/JOIN Black with no cream IG: https://www.instagram.com/BlackWithNoCream More info: https://linktr.ee/BlackWithNoCream Listen to Work in Progress- Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/
1:13:11
October 8, 2019
#85 From Owning One of the First E-Comm Sites to Painting Murals Across LA with Iris Peretz
⚡️Iris's Info: https://www.irisperetz.com/ @irisperetzart 🎙Listen to Work in Progress- Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - TBD 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/ ⚡️Scrunchies.co: 🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
44:32
August 27, 2019
#84 Building One of The First Smartphone Apps with Francisco Ramos
Francisco's Background: A seasoned entrepreneur with deep experience launching multimillion download apps for top movie franchises and e-commerce. He has worked with several venture backed startups as both advisor and lead technology developer including iHerb, Washio, Swagbucks, Dailylook, Onelogin, and Gimbal Media.  His latest venture Merch Party involves connecting media creators with fan support via unique merchandise. http://merchparty.com He holds a bachelors degree from Harvard University. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/franciscolinkedin 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - COMING SOON 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co:  🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
59:56
August 16, 2019
#83 Helping Emerging Artists Tell Their Digital Story with Creative Director Jordan Dilwood
Jordan's info: https://www.instagram.com/lordilwood/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp1XWSht1aCCXOgm_eB7zJw   🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co:  🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
38:11
August 6, 2019
#82 From College Dorm to Working with Gary Vee & Owning a Network of Over 6 Million Instagram Followers with Anthony Santiago
 https://www.instagram.com/anthonyy/ @restaurants @calories.hub @art_daily @artistic.globe @livingdailyart @blowmymind Worked for @garyvee on @teamgaryvee  https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-santiago-0925a9154/  🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co:  🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
1:01:04
July 24, 2019
#81 From Creating Custom Neopets Websites at 12 Years Old to Working At Google + more with Andre Tacuyan
 Andre’s Links Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/andrefromchella  Website: http://www.andretacuyan.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/andretacuyan Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andretacuyan/   🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version -https://youtu.be/zrq9xmkccM8 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co:  🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
44:36
July 16, 2019
How To Slide in the DMs of Your Favorite Influencers, Artists, and Celebrities
People ask me all the time how I find and reach out to my guests? Two Words: Direct Messenger Instagram DMs has completely changed the way we communicate especially in the past 5 years.  With over a billion users, there's a good chance your favorite artist, celebrity, or athlete has access to their Instagram account and direct messages.  Rather than having to search for their email, you find them on Instagram and send them a message.  People have never been more connected than we are right now and it's because of the tools of social media platforms. Direct Messenger is in my opinion such an undervalued tool.  Yeah so this all sounds super easy but what if they don't answer? Try again... And again.  These people are getting hit up all the time so you need to test your messaging to try and find something that cuts through the noise.  Practice makes perfect ;) so send those first 5 DMs today! And while you're at it - send me one: tiffanyparra_   🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co 🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
08:49
July 2, 2019
#79 An Interview with World-Class Tweeter Johnny Rapp
 Follow Johnny Rapp on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/jrapp Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jrapp Email: johnny@jrappmedia.com 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - https://youtu.be/UPIOWxgRC3o  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️Scrunchies.co:  🌈IG: @og.scrunchies 🌈Website: scrunchies.co
1:00:23
June 28, 2019
#78 The True Grind of an NYC Entrepreneur + Creative Jake Ratner
🔥🔥Jake’s Info: https://www.instagram.com/ratner.creative/?hl=en  https://ratnercreative.com/  http://www.jakeratner.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-ratner-3b136453 🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version 🎥- https://youtu.be/0ub8GDC00K8 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Real Talk Livestream Next Week⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
48:07
June 18, 2019
#77 Inside the World of Direct to Consumer Brands with Nik Sharma {Former Head Of DTC @ Vayner Media}
In high school, Nik Sharma began his career working on social media strategies for A-list celebrities across the globe. Nik helped clients such as Pitbull, Priyanka Chopra, MAGIC!, among others, acquire new audiences on social platforms resulting in #1 debuting albums, platinum records, and sold-out tours. Nik then transitioned into the ad-tech world where he learned the true value of performance-based advertising campaigns. Today, Nik works alongside brands and publishers to execute ROI-positive campaigns through creative digital strategies using paid, earned, and owned media properties. 🔥🔥Nik’s Info: Twitter: https://twitter.com/mrsharma?lang=en Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrniksharma/🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version 🎥- https://youtu.be/uGwLxeJEYHE 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Real Talk Livestream Next Week⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
33:29
June 11, 2019
Season 3 Teaser + Life Update with Tiffany Parra
Hello wonderful podcast listeners! I'm so happy to be back and creating content on a regular basis for all of you. I felt like this mini snippet was necessary as I feel a close connection with all my listeners.  New schedule for podcasts: Week One: Work in Progress sit down interviews + videos drop on Monday morning! I will be interviewing the most interesting people in fashion, business, tech, production, and more! Week Two: Real Talk livestream interviews on Instagram live featuring a new guest every other week on Tuesday at 8:30 PM PST or 11:30 EST. You can hop in to ask questions and interact with the guest and myself. Episodes uploaded in podcast format on Fridays.  I'll also occasionally do solo podcasts but those won't be as structured and will be uploaded on a free-form schedule.  Can't wait to share this season's guests with everyone!
02:21
June 10, 2019
#76 From MTV Reality TV Show to Starting Young & Reckless with Chris “Drama” Pfaff
Chris Drama Pfaff is the founder of Young and Reckless and host of Short Story Long where he sits down with incredible people to learn more about their journey and also co host of Group Chat where him and his business partners Dee and Anand talk current events culture, fashion, and more.  Drama came to LA and quickly made a name for himself as a the assistant to Rob Dydrek in the hit MTV reality tv show rob and big. In this episode, we talk about what it was like for an 18 year old Drama to move from Akron Ohio to LA, the MTV days, and tactical advice to help anyone with an interest in starting their own brand.  Make sure to follow me for more content featuring incredible entrepreneurs and creatives like drama and of course check out Drama’s instagram and podcasts. His content has helped me a lot and I’m sure it’ll help you too.  Stay tuned for this special episode of the Work in Progress podcast.  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥  Drama’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drama/?hl=en  Young and Reckless: https://www.youngandreckless.com/  Short Story Long podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-story-long/id1111787417?mt=2 Group Chat podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/group-chat/id1311062310?mt=2 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version   https://youtu.be/aEMG8pFBiJE  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra 
48:32
April 1, 2019
#75 Morning Essentials with Host Tiffany Parra
Hi everyone! Thank you for joining me for #74 of the Work in Progress podcast. I decided to go solo this episode and highlight some essential parts to my morning routine.  Here they are: Free Writes: these free writes are basically a mind dump where you write down any thoughts for 10 or 15 minute. I've found that they've helped me identify to-dos I forgot about, allow me to write down my thoughts and emotions, and overall allow me to start my day with a clear head. 5 Things I am Grateful For: this practice of gratitude has helped me train my mind to see the good in situations. There's always something to be grateful for. Sometimes the times where you're struggling are actually the best because that means you're learning to overcome new hurdles.  Affirmations: this is one that I never thought I'd personally do but if you listen to stories of people who write down their affirmations/ life accomplishments it's pretty wild. I write down these mission statements as if they've already happen because they have, time just hasn't caught up yet. For example. if you dream of being a tech entrepreneur your affirmation is... "I am the CEO of a successful app that is in the top 10 on the App Store."  Working Out: I didn't mention it on the podcast but working out in the mornings is a serious game changer and is the single most vital part of my morning. Cardio exercise like running really helps reduce my anxiety and makes me feel like I can tackle any problem headed my way.  At the end of the day, these are things that work for me but it's still a process! Accept that you will have failures and you will have wins, but you are on a journey to improve yourself and change is not an overnight process. 
06:16
March 25, 2019
#74 EPISODE REPOST: Discovering Your Unfinished Legacy with Photographer + Skater + Entrepreneur Brema Brema
Had to repost one of my favorite interviews from 2018. Brema has an incredible story and an outlook on life that I think many of us could learn from (myself included.) I've been really busy with building my new business, Scrunchies.co so the Real Talk series is on a bit of a pause.  Brema Brema is one of the founding members of the Urban Misfit Ventures and an overall badass creative.  Brema grew up in a refugee camp in Sudan and with the help of the United Nations he and his family were able to move to the United States.  Initially, he didn't fit in and was bullied at school. But rather than use that negative energy in a harmful way, Brema invested his focus into art.  From negative -> positive. Talking with Brema you can tell he's a humble guy but one look at his Instagram page @optic.legacy (currently at 58,000 followers) and you can see how talented he is in his work.  Throughout the years, Brema has built up a portfolio of creative passions from skating -> graffiti -> clothing -> photography. Regardless his work is visually aesthetic and uniquely him.  He is currently a creative director at the Urban Misfit Ventures and founder of his own clothing line @unfinishedlegacy. At only 20 years old, Brema was named one of Wisconsin's 25 Under 25 Rising Entrepreneurs.  🔥🔥Brema’s Info: www.instagram.com/optic.legacy/ www.instagram.com/unfinishedlegacy/ www.instagram.com/mkemisfits/ www.opticlegacy.com🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version 🎥- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cD6JyNzT0s 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️No Real Talk Episode This Week⚡️ 🔥Check out my new brand Scrunchies.co (https://www.scrunchies.co/) 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
42:58
March 11, 2019
#73 How Don Cooley Is Changing The World One DGK Skateboard at a Time
 Don Cooley runs the Saved By Skateboarding Initiative at a well-known skateboarding company called DGK.  Saved By Skateboarding is the brand's philanthropic organization where they go into low income neighborhoods and gift free skateboarding equipment to the kids so that they have a healthy outlet.  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Don’s info:   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/itscooley/?hl=en  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version https://youtu.be/kzLDyIdx8Zc 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @EvanWilliamson94 AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFAN
39:24
March 4, 2019
#72 From Running Merch for Kendrick Lamar's Label to Starting His Own Clothing Brand with Matt Genius (Founder of @underconstruction.ww)
  If you’re starting a brand in 2019, purpose is #1⁣ ⁣ For @mattgenius his purpose was to create a brand centered around positivity and growth ⁣ ⁣ @underconstruction.ww makes pieces inspired by the construction and development of ourselves and the work we produce 🚧⁣ ⁣ After 6 years of running march for Kendrick Lamar’s label Top Dawg Entertainment, Matt decided to take the skills in branding + how to scale into his own brand 🎵⁣ ⁣ In episode 71 of the Work in Progress podcast, we talked about working in the music industry + how to start a clothing brand in 2019. ⁣ ⁣   🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Matt’s info: Under Construction website:https://constructionunder.com/  Under Construction Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/underconstruction.ww/  Matt’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mgthegenius/  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version https://youtu.be/5WkUAL89VOY  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
46:42
February 25, 2019
#71 Real Talk #18 l Living the Millionaire Lifestyle For Free with @EvanWilliamson94
AGENDA ⚡️BACKGROUND ON EVAN ⚡️TRAVEL HACKS - WHAT IS IT AND WHAT SHOULD PEOPLE KNOW  ⚡️ BEST CREDIT CARD FOR PEOPLE IN THEIR 20’s ⚡️FINANCE BASICS  ⚡️ AUDIENCE Q + A 🛸RESOURCES Statusmatcher.com Thepointsguy.com Uscreditcardguy.com Reddit.com/r/churning Doctorofcredit.com🛸 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Follow Evan on Instagram: @EvanWilliamson94 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @EvanWilliamson94 AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
24:04
February 22, 2019
Ep #70 Inside the World of Custom Stickers with Jessica DeLorenzo Co Founder of Stickersthatstick.com
Jessica DeLorenzo is the sales director and co founder at Stickersthatstick a sticker company with a vast customer base including small artists and large corporate clients.  They offer a variety of custom stickers and labels including Vinyl, Heavy Duty, Mirror Chrome, and my personal favorite Holographic. Her and her husband Mark DeLorenzo were already running a motorcycle parts business when they entered into the custom business with a partner back in 2009. In the age of entrepreneurship being a trend it was great to speak with someone about the lessons learned while creating a business that has been around for 10 years and continues to grow. Check out stickersthatstick on Instagram and their website www.stickersthatstick.com! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Stickersthatstick info: Website: www.stickersthatstick.com Instagram: @stickersthatstick.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stickersthatstick Email: sales@stickersthatstick.com 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @EvanWilliamson94 AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
25:18
February 18, 2019
#69 Real Talk #17 l What It Takes to Quit Your 9 to 5 & Follow Your Passion with Edward Lee
Want to know Edward’s story? Watch his video “How I Quit My Job | Pursuing Your Passion” (https://youtu.be/InlQGOinPFo) AGENDA 🔥Background on Edward Lee’s 🔥Developing Tunnel Vision Focus 🔥Should You Quit Your Job To Follow Your Passion? 🔥Tips to an Audience on Social Media 🔥 Audience Q + A 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Edward’s Info: Edward’s website: http://edwardleefilms.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoH1KZPFsL-cLyGIOqtWYCA  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/edwardleefilms/  Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/midconvo/id1442175912?mt=2  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edwardleefilms/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardleefilms/  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version https://youtu.be/nvQZHZivNmU 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @EvanWilliamson94 AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
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February 15, 2019
#68 What it Takes to Start + Run a Fashion Empire with Founder of Five Four Group Dee Murthy
Dee Murthy is Co-Founder of Los Angeles based Five Four Group and Young & Reckless. Five Four/MenloClub is the leading men’s fashion membership e-commerce platform with a portfolio of five brands that include: New Republic by Mark McNairy, Grand AC and Oshenta. He is also a seasoned investor and partner at Queenbridge Venture Partners and partner in popular Las Vegas shoe store, 12 AM RUN. He is a co-host with Chris ” Drama” Pfaff in a weekly lifestyle podcast Group Chat, in addition to his business ventures.  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Dee’s Podcasts: Solo podcast:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/deetour/id1449083179?mt=2  Group Chat: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/group-chat/id1311062310?mt=2  Dee’s FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/deemurthy/ Dee’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/deemurthy/  Dee’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/deemurthy  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFw7V5l55tQ&feature=youtu.be   🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @EDWARDLEEFILMS AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤 
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February 11, 2019
#67 Building a 7 Figure Brand with @Jerseychamps Founder Sean Kelly
Ep. #67 is featuring @Jerseychamps Founder Sean Kelly @Jerseychamps is a custom jersey business with a following of over 1 million on Instagram We talked about how Sean turned his initial $1,000 investment into a brand that has been worn by top influencers and Celebrities like 2 chainz, Logic, and Khalid and even our current president Donald Trump have been seen sport ing Jersey Champs.  In this episode, Sean gives a ton of great advice on how you can get a game plan for your business 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥  Sean Kelly’s Instagram:  @seanmikekelly Jersey Champ's Info: jerseychamp.com  www.instagram.com/jerseychamps/ twitter.com/jerseychamps/ www.facebook.com/jerseychamps www.pinterest.com/jersey_champs/ www.linkedin.com/company/jersey-champs/about/ 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to Work in Progress-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎥Watch the Youtube Version https://youtu.be/R5behXbWlbA 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Contact info: https://www.tiffanyparra.com/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6TH WITH @CHRISTINABUII AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU 📸
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February 4, 2019
#66 Real Talk 17 l Merging Creativity + Business with Co Founder of the CLLVCTE Kelsey Davis
 Kelsey Davis is the Co-Founder and CEO of CLLCTVE, an agency that develops collegiate creatives, in partnership with universities across the country, to develop Creative Solutions for brands looking to reach the Generation Z consumer market. Prior to CLLCTVE, Kelsey worked in production for Conde Nast Entertainment. Hailing from Atlanta, GA, she has been identified as a leader from the beginning, by being the youngest recipient of the 100 Black Men, Inc, “Image Award”, being honored with the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for YMCA Atlanta, and sent to the Newhouse School at Syracuse University to study Television, Radio, & Film, and Innovation, Design, & Start-ups, on the full-tuition Posse Foundation leadership scholarship. AGENDA FOR OUR INSTAGRAM LIVE: 🔥Background on Kelsey 🔥The Days of Traveling Around The US and Shooting Video Content 🔥Highlight of the CLLCTVE 🔥What It Takes to Be a Founder in 2019 🔥 Audience Q + A 🔥🔥 Kelsey’s + CLLCTVE Social Handles: www.thecllctve.com www.instagram.com/thecllctve www.twitter.com/thecllctve IG: @thecllctve @directedbykels🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version https://youtu.be/eJt41M77QWM 🎥 🎙Listen to the podcast version- Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday February 6th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
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February 1, 2019
#65 From Missionary to Social Media Community Manager for K-Swiss Omar Prestwich
ONE OF MY FAVORITE INTERVIEWS TO-DATE From life in Utah to now running the social media and influencer program for K-Swiss, Omar’s story is a rollercoaster ride. Through it all, he’s remained determined, persistent, and laser-focused.  ⚡️Growing Up in Utah ⚡️Omar's Music Label, Damn Son!  ⚡️Moving to Seattle with $17 ⚡️Life at K Swiss  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Omar's + K-Swiss' Info Omar's Website: http://www.omarprestwich.com/ Omar's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/omarprestwich/ K-Swiss Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ceos-wear-sneakers/id1287744648?mt=2 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - https://youtu.be/UPIOWxgRC3o 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎵CHECK OUT LIL SNOTTY - https://soundcloud.com/tiffany-parra-2/10-gs-prod-eric-tang  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 31st WITH @KELSEYDAVIS AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  📸SCREENSHOT YOUR PHONES WHILE LISTENING AND I WILL REPOST YOU📸 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
48:13
January 28, 2019
#64 Real Talk #16 l The Journey to Full-Time Photographer with Justin Quebral
About Justin Quebral: ✨24 ✨Grew up in Alhambra, used to live in Glendale - first generation Asian in America for my fam ✨One older brother - 12 years apart helped him purchase his first camera ✨Notable collabs: Nordstrom, Google - from working closely with polydeux (Mariel Cornel), Kswiss, Liberty Fairs (tradeshow), Jins Eyewear 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Follow Justin on Instagram: @justinquebral 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - https://youtu.be/flC96_efhqA 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎵CHECK OUT LIL SNOTTY - https://soundcloud.com/tiffany-parra-2/10-gs-prod-eric-tang  🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_ 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 31st WITH @KELSEYDAVIS AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
28:40
January 25, 2019
#63 Real Talk #2 REPOST l Stop Saying You Don't Have Time
What's up guys?! As we wrap up month one of 2019, it's time to sit back and reflect on if we've been acting on our goals. I decided to repost one of my favorite Real Talk episodes because I think this episode is super relevant to many people especially as we head into 2019. The reality is: You don't have time, you make time. If you don't make time to work towards your goals then you will fail. It's harsh but it's as simple as that. What do you think of the solo rants? Do you like them? Leave me a feedback on the Apple Podcast app reviews and let me know!! Repost Info: I believe it was winter of 2017 when I watched this Ted Talk by Laura Vanderkam called How to Gain Control of Your Free Time. I was sitting in my room with no internship lined up for that summer. Then it hit me.. I was creating this false narrative that I didn't have enough time to look for a job not because I was actually too busy but because deep down it was not a priority. When you say I don't have time for x. What you really mean is I don't prioritize x. The second you accept what you value and how that aligns with your time management is the moment you take control over your time. As I sit here at 12:15 AM writing these show notes, I am awake because this podcast is a priority to me. Send this podcast to someone who may be struggling to find time in their day! Watch this Ted Talk, it changed my life:www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3kNlFMXslo 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday January 3th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk Instagram livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
09:20
January 21, 2019
#62 Real Talk #15 l Directing Music Videos + Working for Dennis Rodman’s Media Team Zach Scheibel
 “Established visual media designer based out of Savannah, GA. From graphic design to music videos, to photography and motion design, I love everything that has to do with marketing and promotion. I strive to perfect my creative vision, in hopes to work with clients who need help pushing their brand and image to a professional standard. Some of the services that I offer are: – Logo Design – Cover Art/Album Artwork Design  – Flyer Design – Music Videos – Logo Animation/Commercial Type Videos – Photography Shoots – Concert Videography (NightLife Recap Videos)  If you're a business or an artist that's looking to push your brand to its full potential, you can send me an email at *zachscheibel@gmail.com*” AGENDA FOR OUR INSTAGRAM LIVE ⚡️Agenda:  🔥Zach’s Backstory / How He Got Started In Video/Photo 🔥The Process of Learning Creative Programs 🔥Working on the Dennis Rodman Media Team 🔥The Behind the Scenes of a Music Video 🔥Zach’s Future Plans for 2019 🔥Audience Q + A 🔥🔥 Zach’s Info🔥🔥 Instagram:  @97zach  Website: http://zachscheibel.squarespace.com/ 🎥YouTube Version 🎥 YouTube video (o7tLk1guthY) 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday January 9th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk Instagram livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
30:35
January 18, 2019
#61 Building a Clothing Brand With Vicken Donikian & Samuel Bostick of GOODFISHING
 For this special in person podcast I traveled to Berkeley, CA to pay a visit to the brains behind the GOODFISHING operation.  In 5 years, GOODFISHING went from concept to selling out their clothes on their online webstore (www.good-fishing.co) The brand was founded by bestfriends Vicken Donikian & Samuel Bostick who met on the first day of college and have been co-collaborators ever since.  ABOUT GOODFISHING: Attractively Simple clothing & goods -- for the kid who never wants to grow up, and the adult who never did! GOOD FISHING represents a catchy, lighthearted take on the spirit of sport fishing; a willingness to cast your line and embrace life's uncertainties as you explore the currents and see what you reel in. Good Fishing launched in the summer of 2017 as a multifaceted, homegrown clothing label rooted in Berkeley, CA. We design and present products with an imaginative, youthful energy, and we work with ethical manufacturing practices that support humanity and the earth. Our collection is led by a roster of organic cotton graphic tees that are amazingly soft, comfortable and durable - staple pieces intended for all around wear. At its core, Good Fishing stands for Attractively Simple products created for the kid who never wants to grow up, and the adult who never did. Top Gear, Steady Rollin ™ 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 CONNECT WITH GOODFISHING: Instagram: @goodfishing_ 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎥Watch the Youtube Version -  https://youtu.be/cNqsqtlE7r4 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎵CHECK OUT LIL SNOTTY - soundcloud.com/tiffany-parra-2/10-gs-prod-eric-tang  ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:   @tiffanyparra_   ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 16th WITH AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
54:17
January 14, 2019
#60 Real Talk #14 l 7 Figure Amazon FBA + Ebay Seller with Kenzo Sobrie
Kenzo Sobrie (@knzo on Instagram) began his journey in entreprenuership by selling pokemon cards in the 1st grade. By 8th grade he was selling his own print-on t-shirts. But everything really changed for Kenzo in November of 2017 when he met his mentor mentor Jeff Bunting. He invested over $4,000 in order to learn Ebay dropshipping.  Kenzo graduated high school 2 years early and while waiting for the college semester to start he would devote hours everyday to listing items on eBay. He scaled that concept into over 5 figures and eventually 6 figures.  At that point, Kenzo decided to enter Amazon FBA ( a form of selling that involves fulfillment by Amazon) If you want to know about this young entrepreneur make sure to check out the full episode… AGENDA FOR OUR INSTAGRAM LIVE ⚡️Kenzo’s Backstory  ⚡️Importance of Mentorship and How It’s Impacted HisLife ⚡️Amazon FBA / Ebay Tips for Beginners ⚡️Future Plans Heading Into 2019 ⚡️Audience Q and A 🔥🔥 Kenzo’s Info🔥🔥 Instagram: @ knzo  Website: kenzors.com 🎥YouTube Version 🎥 https://youtu.be/d1-3eJROIGU 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday January 9th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk Instagram livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
36:29
January 11, 2019
#59 How Shay Rowbottom Went From Rapper to Co Founder of a Viral Social Media Marketing Agency
Shay Rowbottom is the co-founder of Margle Media, a fast growing social-media marketing startup out of Milwaukee that specializes in viral video creation.   Shay originally dropped out of college to pursue her aspirations of becoming a musician, but after years struggling to make it and finding herself dissatisfied with her progress in the entertainment industry, she came across an opportunity to learn viral video editing for large blogs on Facebook.   Her life and business partner, Luke Marlowe, and her first began scaling the model in their bedroom in downtown Milwaukee, in the Spring of 2016.  They have since scaled the business, which now has over 30 employees, servicing companies such as Petco and MGM providing social media marketing campaigns and daily video content for their social media pages.   Margle Media distributes around 2,000 videos per month and now averages over 1 Billion views per month on their content.  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 CONNECT WITH SHAY: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shayrowbottom/  https://www.facebook.com/ShayRowbottom/  https://www.facebook.com/groups/207191563199354/  https://www.instagram.com/shayrowbottom/  https://www.youtube.com/ShayRowbottom 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎥Watch the Youtube Version - https://youtu.be/sIGWhPuq1JI 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 🎵CHECK OUT LIL SNOTTY - https://soundcloud.com/tiffany-parra-2/10-gs-prod-eric-tang  ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9th WITH @KNZO AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
45:58
January 7, 2019
Real Talk #13 l Host Tiffany Parra Instagram Live Q & A
HAPPY 2019 THANKS FOR LISTENING TO REAL TALK #13!! Questions from Wednesday, January 2nd Instagram Live-Stream: Why are you still making episodes? @alfredo sequoida How to grow your brand in the micro with the impact of giving value in the macro? @stylewithkicks How do you stay ambitious? @caseytolentino Is a relationship valuable while building a business @elijahbarber Networking w CEOs? @j.newberry 🎙Listen to the podcast version- Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast:www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra 🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9th AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
12:32
January 4, 2019
Work in Progress x Creators Network SLO Collaboration SPECIAL
WELCOME TO THE LAST EPISODE OF WORK IN PROGRESS PODCAST FOR 2018!!! On a trip back to my college town of San Luis Obispo, I decided to stop by and record a panel-style with 3 talented creators from SLO.  🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 This podcast collaboration is featuring: Jared Fisher- Director 👁‍🗨 @stairwaypictures @stairwayshells Founder of @creatorsnetworkslo https://www.instagram.com/jaredofbenicia/ Lukas Wegmüller- 3rd year studio art major + beatboxer https://www.instagram.com/lukaswegmuller/ Jerry Cortes- Yoga instructor who graduated as an engineer from Cal Poly and is currently working his way towards becoming an empowerment coach.  https://www.instagram.com/balanced_evolution/ 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra 🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2ND AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
44:46
January 2, 2019
#56 Dropping Into Your Passion with Sarah Grosz + Leann Abad REPOST
Since I'm currently on a family vacation in Vermont, I decided to repost one of my favorite episodes from 2018 in case any new listeners haven't heard this one.  “Instead of dropping out, you’re actually dropping into something” I interviewed Leann Abad and Sarah Grosz for the podcast and they explained that dropping out of college was not about disconnecting from education. Rather it was a way for them to further their education in their respective fields. For Leann, that meant dropping out to work on his startup Ashe media. For Sarah, that meant moving across the country to work full-time as a growth hacker BAMF media. The stigma behind college drop outs being lazy or unmotivated could not be further from the truth. In some ways I envy those who have dropped out of college. Because going against the grain of what society has deemed “the right choice” to pursue the unknown takes courage. But, more importantly it takes #selfawareness and as young people that’s what we should be chasing down more than anything. 🔥🔥Sarah's Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/sarahgrosz/  Leann's Linkedin + IG: www.linkedin.com/in/leannabad/ https://www.instagram.com/leann_abad/ 🔥🔥 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  🖤 GOING INSTAGRAM LIVE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 2ND AT 6:30 PM PST / 9:30 PM EST - SEE YOU THERE! 🖤  💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
55:05
December 28, 2018
Discovering Your Unfinished Legacy with Photographer + Skater + Entrepreneur Brema Brema
Brema Brema is one of the founding members of the Urban Misfit Ventures and an overall badass creative.  Brema grew up in a refugee camp in Sudan and with the help of the United Nations he and his family were able to move to the United States.  Initially, he didn't fit in and was bullied at school. But rather than use that negative energy in a harmful way, Brema invested his focus into art.  From negative -> positive. Talking with Brema you can tell he's a humble guy but one look at his Instagram page @optic.legacy (currently at 58,000 followers) and you can see how talented he is in his work.  Throughout the years, Brema has built up a portfolio of creative passions from skating -> graffiti -> clothing -> photography. Regardless his work is visually aesthetic and uniquely him.  He is currently a creative director at the Urban Misfit Ventures and founder of his own clothing line @unfinishedlegacy. At only 20 years old, Brema was named one of Wisconsin's 25 Under 25 Rising Entrepreneurs.  🔥🔥Brema’s Info: www.instagram.com/optic.legacy/ www.instagram.com/unfinishedlegacy/ www.instagram.com/mkemisfits/ www.opticlegacy.com🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version 🎥- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cD6JyNzT0s 🎙Listen to the podcast version-  Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod  Apple Podcast Link-  bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG:  @tiffanyparra_  ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Tune in this Friday for a Special Real Talk Episode⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
42:58
December 24, 2018
Real Talk #12 Executing on Your Passion with Social Media Community Manager @ K-Swiss Omar Prestwich
What's up everyone! Welcome to Real Talk Episode #12 (crazy to think that I've been live streaming for 12 weeks now!) For you any Work in Progress newbies - Real Talk is a series where I go Instagram live with some of the dopest creators and entrepreneurs.  Real Talk #12 featured Omar Prestwich current Social Media Community Manager at K Swiss! In the livestream we talked about: ⚡️Omar's Music Label, Damn Son! - lessons learned from working with artists and the business side of music ⚡️Life at K Swiss  ⚡️What does Omar look for in brand reps/ influencer marketing for K Swiss  ⚡️And along those lines - figureheads like Gary Vee and Lil Jupiter  ⚡️2019 goals / personal growth 🔥🔥 Omar's + K-Swiss' Info🔥🔥 Omar's Website Omar's Instagram K-Swiss Podcast Check out the build your empire event 🎥YouTube Version 🎥 🎙Listen to the podcast version- Spotify Link- bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast?kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday January 2nd at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
27:31
December 21, 2018
The Art of Finesse with CEO + Co Founder of the Creative Agency CLLCTVE Kelsey Davis
Kelsey Davis is the Co-Founder and CEO of CLLCTVE, an agency that develops collegiate creatives, in partnership with universities across the country, to develop Creative Solutions for brands looking to reach the Generation Z consumer market. Prior to CLLCTVE, Kelsey worked in production for Conde Nast Entertainment. Hailing from Atlanta, GA, she has been identified as a leader from the beginning, by being the youngest recipient of the 100 Black Men, Inc, “Image Award”, being honored with the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for YMCA Atlanta, and sent to the Newhouse School at Syracuse University to study Television, Radio, & Film, and Innovation, Design, & Start-ups, on the full-tuition Posse Foundation leadership scholarship. 🔥🔥 Kelsey’s + CLLCTVE Social Handles: www.thecllctve.com www.instagram.com/thecllctve www.twitter.com/thecllctve IG: @thecllctve @directedbykels🔥🔥 🎥YouTube Version https://youtu.be/ubYEPZwO3XQ🎥 🎙Listen to the podcast version- Spotify Link- http://bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- http://bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 19th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️ 💎PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU ENJOY THIS PODCAST IT REALLY HELPS SUPPORT THE SHOW! OK, THANKS FOR LISTENING - PEACE, TIFFANY💎
42:32
December 17, 2018
Real Talk #11 l Developing a More Productive Life with Personal Branding Whiz Finn Thormeier
For Real Talk #11 (Episode 52 of the Work in Progress podcast) Finn and I talked about the following topics: ⚡️Introductions ⚡️Life as a Digital Nomad ⚡️Trusting Your Gut ⚡️Productivity Hacks / App Recommendations ⭐️Here's a couple -https://www.toggl.com/ (Time Management) No more YouTube Recommendations (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/remove-recommendations-yo/hfnghnjkcpgagjbiheidccjnneoipbmb?hl=en) Mindful Browsing https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mindful-browsing/cciemibfcmeeiijeefebhojenhnpoibc?sid=874yST&hl=fil ⚡️Future Plans 🔑Want to know more about Finn? Check out our interview from episode 17 : https://anchor.fm/work-in-progress/episodes/Finding-Your-Way-with-Finn-Thormeier-e1pdpn 🔑 🔥🔥 Finn's Info: https://www.instagram.com/finnthormeier/?hl=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/finnthormeier/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGRC9StioNySL-KlgOojLdg🔥http://www.finnthormeier.com/🔥 🎙Listen to the podcast version- Spotify Link- http://bit.ly/workinprogresspod Apple Podcast Link- http://bit.ly/wippodcastapple 🎙 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️ Business inquiries - iamtiffanyparra@gmail.com ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra 👀WATCH THE YOUTUBE VERSION OF THIS INTERVIEW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1g-ipR9ZZoI&feature=youtu.be ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 19th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️
36:02
December 14, 2018
The Business of Music with Videographer Yoshi Tabata
Welcome to episode 51 of the Work in Progress podcast Yoshi Tabata grew up with both his parents being deaf. This played into his love for music and he found music as the outlet to express himself. At only 15 years old, Yoshi dropped out of high school and moved out of his parents house to pursue his dream of making it in the music industry. Yoshi went from being a rapper to working at Google AdWords to music management to now working as a full-time videographer. Yoshi was never afraid to make the next big step whether that was a career switch or moving to an entirely new state. He always embraced his next step and never second guessed himself. 🔑 Big Takeaway from this episode: Follow the momentum of life. Trust your gut and don’t second guess those big life choices. Life is continuous progress and with progress comes change 🔑 🔥🔥 Yoshi’s info: All Social Media @YOUKNOWYOSHI🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/  ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 12th at 6:30 PM PST or 9:30 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️
36:27
December 10, 2018
Real Talk #10 l Personal Branding with 17 Year Old Entrepreneur and YouTuber Jade Darmawangsa
With the rise of technology, social media has proven to be a dominating force in recent years. The ability to amplify your thoughts and perspective to the internet at this scale has never been done until now. Some of us passively use Instagram to stay connected with friends and family. Others have built entire businesses off the platform. Jade Darmawangsa started her first Youtube channel at the age of 9. At 16, she dropped out of high school to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. Jade currently helps individuals and e-commerce brands step up their online digital marketing strategies. She's also the leader of her loyal fanbase called #DarmaNation. Jade has a knack for storytelling and building brands across platforms. In 2018, she was awarded YouTuber Creator on the Rise and has grown her channel to over 100K subscribers. For Real Talk #10 Jade and I talked about the following topics: ⚡️Introduction of Who You Are How You Got Your Start on Social Media ⚡️The Evolution of Social media Throughout the Past 8 years of Being on It ⚡️Choosing the Right Influencers When Starting an Online Brand ⚡️Gary Vee's influence on You and Our Generation as a Whole ⚡️Imposter Syndrome- Have You Dealt With It? ⚡️ Audience Questions If There's Time 🔥🔥 Jade's Info: https://www.instagram.com/pbjapp/ https://www.instagram.com/jadedarmawangsa/ https://www.youtube.com/user/jadeliciousjoy🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 12th at 6 PM PST or 9 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream⚡️
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December 7, 2018
Finding the Right Words with Communication Coach & Consultant Jaime Cohen
Jaime Cohen is a dynamic individual which is showcased in the different experiences she’s had. Whether it was comedy, salsa-dancing, or now full-time entreprenuership, she noticed that at the core of it all communication was an important thread throughout her life. She is the creator of TheRightWords, which teaches individuals and organizations to to become empowered communicators reaching their audience with language they understand. Jaime is also a top LinkedIn creator, speaker, coach, and social media influencer. In working with Jaime, you will learn how to become a stellar storyteller and create engaging, authentic videos that convert. You can also learn how to interview more effectively, negotiate your way to a higher salary, and understand how to become an overall better communicator. 🔥🔥Jaime’s Info: [www.linkedin.com/in/jaime-cohen/](https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaime-cohen/) [www.instagram.com/jaimbalaya/](https://www.instagram.com/jaimbalaya/?hl=en)🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: [linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/](http://linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/)  ⚡️Follow me on IG: tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: http://www.patreon.com/work_in_progress  ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: http://bit.ly/LIpodcasts  ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? http://kit.com/TiffanyParra  ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 6th at 6 PM PST or 9 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream with Jade Darmawangsa.⚡️
34:31
December 4, 2018
Real Talk #9 l School's Over What?
Whether you're a high school senior or college graduate we've all had those, "now what?!" moments. The future is scary and can cause a lot of anxiety. What's super crucial in these moments is to be true to yourself and continue hustling on the things you find enjoyable. If you have to find a full-time job to support your side hustle then my #1 tip for kicking off your career is: Don't apply to all of your time applying to jobs. Create content surrounding your story. Be relatable and open-minded. I guarantee people will reach out to provide you some valuable guidance along the way. ❓Are you approaching graduation and figuring life out? Send me a DM and let me know!❓ 🌟Agenda on what we talked about: Reaching out to high network people School's Over Now What Managing a Project Outside of Full-Time Dolce and Gabbana News - Should Brands Pay the Price for the CEO's Poor Judgement?🌟 🔥🔥Shawn’s info: Shawn's podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/schools-over-now-what/id1405269030?mt=2 http://Www.Schoolsovernowwhat.com https://www.schoolsovernowwhat.com All social media: ShawnRAnthony_🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday December 6th at 6 PM PST or 9 PM EST for another Real Talk livestream with Jade Darmawangsa.⚡️
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December 1, 2018
How to Find a Mentor with LinkedIn Influencer & Microsoft Product Manager Tim Salau
Imagine going on a cross country road trip but with no navigation… It would seem pretty impossible, right? That’s kind of what it’s like navigating your career journey without a mentor is like. Mentors are there to guide you along the way and help you in those “omg what do I do moments” I’ll be honest finding a good mentor is no easy task. It’s an unstructured process with a lot of trial and error. But the best part of mentorship is that it can come from anywhere- a professor, a manager, a LinkedIn connection, etc. So what does it mean to have a good mentor? According to Tim Salau on Ep.47 of Work in Progress (link in the first comment) ⚡️A good mentor listens ⚡️A good mentor starts acting like a sponsor on your behalf by connecting you to other people and creating opportunities ⚡️A good mentor holds you accountable 🔥🔥Tim's Info: www.facebook.com/groups/MentorsMentees/ https://www.facebook.com/thetimsalau/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timsalau🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in this Wednesday at November 28th 8 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream on Instagram.⚡️
52:30
November 26, 2018
Real Talk #8 l Is College Worth It?
As the internet has become more and more prevalent in our society, there's been a big debate on college and if the price matches up with the value. Personally, as a first generation American my parents always viewed college as the gateway to a better life. Now with social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube, more and more internet savvy teens are deciding to start their own businesses instead of studying business in college. Whether you believe in college or not, one thing is for sure: going to class and getting good grades is not enough. If you're passionate about a given field than you have to gain the real-world experience outside the classroom. This can be done through internships, part-time jobs, or creating your own projects. For me, that meant running 6 different social media accounts at once to figure out how to create good, compelling content. ❓What's your opinion on college? Send me a DM and let me know! Did you go to college? Did you drop out?❓ 🌟Agenda on what we talked about: Entrepreneurship Is college worth it? Amazon Gary Vee's Influence on the Gen Z Generation🌟 🔥🔥follow leann's IG: @leann_abad🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Wednesday November 28 at 9 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream.⚡️
36:52
November 23, 2018
Finding Your Focus with DGK Sponsored Skateboarder Ricky Chavez
As my skateboard laid on the edge of the cement half-pipe, I had one thought, “This will be the last attempt, I’m going to land it this time.” The next thing I knew I was lifting my face from the ground and there was blood everywhere. My failed attempt at dropping in at the skatepark cost me $700 in medical expenses and 4 stitches under my chin. Skateboarding is arguably one of the most brutal sports. It takes a certain level of grit to hop back on a skateboard after falling time and time again. So what is grit? Grit is defined as an individual’s perseverance of effort combined with the passion for a particular long-term goal. No one know’s Grit better than the latest guest on the Work in Progress podcast, Ricky Chavez. Ricky is a 25 year old sponsored skateboarder whose been working on his craft for over 14 years. Day in and day out, he’s showcasing his progression and determination to becoming pro. YOUTUBE VERSION: https://youtu.be/S5i1BAdjJlk 🙏🏽 Please donate to the fundraiser for Malik http://bit.ly/malikfundraiser 🔥🔥Follow Ricky on Instagram: @rickychavezz🔥🔥 ⚡️ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ ⚡️Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ ⚡️$upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress ⚡️Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts ⚡️Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra ⚡️Tune in next Thursday Nov 22 at 9 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream.⚡️
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November 19, 2018
Real Talk #7 l Money Matters
Thank you to everyone who tuned into this week's Instagram live with Brandon Marquez. If you want to watch the next one, follow me @tiffanyparra_ on Instagram. ⚡️How much should you save ⚡️ Basic finance principles for millennials ⚡️How to start investing for beginners ⚡️Why does money matter? 💫Live Streams will now be at 8 PM on every Wednesday💫 💰2 apps that will help you with your finances: Banking & Budgeting by Empower Finance https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/empower-banking-budgeting/id1136397354?mt=8 Acorns- Get $5 when you use my invite link: https://acorns.com/invite/XM5DBJ Brandon's podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-two-americans-podcast/id1208313633?mt=2 Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra
43:18
November 9, 2018
Creating Yourself with CEO of Urban Misfit Ventures Quentin Allums
From $- 900 in his bank account to full-time entrepreneur, Quentin Allums has demonstrated tremendous resilience in his path to starting the Urban Misfit Ventures. Talking to Quentin, I realized it's not about who believes in you. It's about how badly do you believe in yourself. When you feel like you're on the brink of failure, do you give up? Or do you inch closer to see what could be past that next horizon? Quentin is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of Urban Misfit Ventures; which owns IEEG, a storytelling company, and MKE Misfits a community & events company based out of Milwaukee. He was one of the first LinkedIn video storytellers & have since used the platform to accumulate millions of views and travel the world for speaking engagements such as VidCon 2018 and TEDx. In this episode, we talk about: ⚡️The Highs and Lows of Entrepreneurship ⚡️How to Build a Good Team ⚡️The Value Pivoting ⚡️How to Build an Online Community ⚡️ Why You Should Invest in People Quentin's Links: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tagjustq/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tagjustQ/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CloudofMusiQ/ Or you can find me on just about any platform @tagJustQ Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra Tune in next Wednesday Nov 7th at 9 PM PST for another Real Talk livestream.
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November 5, 2018
Real Talk #6 l Why You Should Embrace Failure
Thank you to everyone who tuned into this week's Instagram live! This real talk episode is all about: ⚡️Keys to Finding the Right Cofounders for a Project ⚡️Failing forward ⚡️Mentorship ⚡️Knowing When to Pivot ⚡️How Marc Baghadjian is Revolutionizing Dating with His App, Skippit Marc's info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcbaghadjian/ marcbaghadjian Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra
37:51
November 2, 2018
Risking It All with Chief Creative Officer of Urban Misfit Ventures Eric Didier
YouTuber. Twitch-Streamer. Entrepreneur. LinkedIn Creator. Eric Didier is not the type of creative to live in a box. As his nickname 'Dids' goes, Eric is all about doing. Whether that's creating a LinkedIn video for 90 straight days or quitting his full-time job to co-found a company, Eric is a doer. Eric's story showcases the value of what can happen when you work hard and continue to make incremental steps towards growth. In this episode we talk about Eric's journey from e-sports gamer/YouTuber to full-time entrepreneur, the value of being consistent when creating content, and how he gained his confidence. 🔥Tune in this Thursday Nov 1 at 8 PM PST for my Real Talk livestream on mentorship. 🔥 Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? kit.com/TiffanyParra Eric's info: http://twitter.com/didslive http://mkemisfits.com http://instagram.com/didslive. http://instagram.com/mkemisfits http://linkedin.com/ericdidier http://twitter.com/mkemisfits
47:29
October 30, 2018
Real Talk #5 l Don't Risk the Long Term for the Short Term
We all want results fast. How can we buy something that will make us richer, better, smarter faster? Well, it doesn't exist. 🤔 Long-term goals may not be "sexy" but they're necessary. When you know what you're striving for you'll know if your current situation aligns with that. I've seen people quit jobs after a month or quit on projects because there was "no point in wasting time." The reality is if a project or job is helping you build foundation skills for your long-term vision then it's worth holding out a couple months or a year. The biggest distraction I see within my generation in terms of the short-term is.. money. 🌟 My opinion is this: working for free and learning from someone you look up to is 1000% more valuable than being paid minimum wage. 🌟 As Gary Vee says, "it's about the macro not the micro" When you're in tune with the macro, you're unstoppable because you're not working for tomorrow your working a greater vision and purpose. *** I will be going Instagram live every Thursday at 9 PM to record Real Talk. Follow my IG @tiffanyparra_ **** Join me every week as we dive into new topics! Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Thank you to those who joined me at this week's live 👇🏽: @_.matt.ch @m.maria_griffin @filmsbyteddy
06:58
October 26, 2018
How To Scale On Instagram with Influencer and Podcast Host Ray Ahn
Ray Ahn was on track to attend medical school when he realized his life had a different path. He did some research on online businesses and discovered social media and the monetization behind platforms like Instagram. Ray is now a social media consultant, marketer, and growth hacker. He has built over hundreds of thousands of followers in different niches and has built a podcast, the SocialRay Podcast, where he shares stories of social media influencers and entrepreneurs. He currently works with several clients in building their Instagram, consults on how to best use Instagram for businesses, and shares his podcasts on his Instagram @ray.ahn. In this episode we discuss how Ray got his start on Instagram through creating a themed page, what resources helped him learn more about the space, and some tips on how you can implement new features into your Instagram. Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: bit.ly/LIpodcasts Want to know what gear I use to produce the podcast? https://kit.com/TiffanyParra
27:59
October 24, 2018
Bonus Episode: Berkeley Course Instructor at 19 & LinkedIn Top Voice with Julian Gamboa
When you see a wall in front of you, you have 3 options: 1. Turn around and go back in the direction you came. 2. Break it down. 3. Walk around it. Julian Gambao's story is a perfect representation of what can happen when you choose to take a creative approach to a big life problem. From a young age, he was inspired by Coca Cola's impeccable advertising campaigns and knew advertising would be his career path. He put in all the necessary work and attended one of the top universities in the country, Berkeley. After 2 years at Berkeley, Julian applied to the Walter A. Haas School of Business. Suddenly, Julian had faced a massive wall. He was denied from the business school. Suddenly, his plan to study marketing at Berkeley was ruined. Julian was at a crossroads. Would he have to leave Berkeley (a school he had worked hard for his entire life to get into)? Julian decided to walk around the wall and majored in American Studies with a thesis in Marketing. What's even better: he went back to the same business school in which he was denied and decided to run his own marketing course that was open to students from all majors. Check out this episode to learn the behind-the-scenes work of advertising, what it takes to build out and lead a course, and more. ~ Please let me know what you think of this episode by leaving a review!~ Julian's info: Twitter: @juliangumbo LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/juliangamboa7 Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: http://bit.ly/LIpodcasts
23:06
October 21, 2018
Real Talk #4 l Getting Out Of A Slump (Negative Mindset)
We all have those days (or weeks) where it feels like nothing is going our way. Last week was one of those weeks for me. I had lost my car keys on my trip to Arizona and spent the whole week frustrated that I could not happen. Here are 3 things I did to get myself out of the negativity of last week: 🔑Recognized that I was in a slump. I knew my situation was temporary and therefore I knew eventually there would be a resolution. 🔑 Communicated my feelings and outlined expectations with my friends and family. 🔑 Put a time limit on how long I was going to allow this situation to affect me. *** I will be going Instagram live every Thursday at 9 PM to record Real Talk. Follow my IG @tiffanyparra_ **** Join me every week as we dive into new topics! Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: http://bit.ly/LIpodcasts
16:26
October 19, 2018
Making Your Mark with 20 Year Old Entrepreneur Amanda McCreight
In a matter of months, Amanda went from full-time medical student to starting her own business and living with a billionaire inventor. Her story demonstrates what can happen when you step outside of your comfort zone. Amanda's startup Mark Your Map is a scrapbook and travel app in one. The app is currently a work in progress but Amanda has learned valuable lessons in the process like how to build a team, the importance of self-teaching, and taking risks. Amanda is currently living and working with the founder of Spanx, Sara Blakely and her entrepreneur husband/author Jesse Itzler. Stay tuned to hear how Amanda landed this incredible opportunity and more. Amanda's info: IG: amandamccreight markyourmap https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandamccreight/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMbJFN2r00yN9k3EPdsXRpw?view_as=subscriber Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/
29:59
October 15, 2018
Real Talk #3 l How to Say No Featuring Natalie Riso
It’s 10x easier to say yes than to say no. Especially when the person asking is a friend. Business is not always black and white. It’s a people-centered industry and fostering relationships is a big part of it. So how do you say no to someone who you’re friends with? Natalie Riso graduated USC as the #1 most followed student on the platform. Her advice for people on how to say no: 🔑 Separate the opportunity from the person. Listen to Natalie’s full interview for season 2 of the Work in Progress podcast. (most recent episode) This snippet is probably the single most important part of my interview with Natalie. It's easy to feel pressured into saying yes because you have built a relationship with someone but in order to respect yourself and the project saying no is apart of the process. Follow my IG for updates on the Build Your Empire event this weekend: @tiffanyparra_ Connect with me on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/
04:59
October 5, 2018
From 0 to 300K followers with LinkedIn Queen Natalie Riso
Natalie Riso went from ghost writing LinkedIn posts as part of a summer internship to being the #1 most followed student on the platform. She has been on the platform for three years now and has seen evolved over time especially with the introduction of video. Natalie is undoubtedly one of the hardest working people I know. After graduating from USC, she has started her full-time role at Studio71 as a Content Marketing Strategist. Outside of work, she regularly plans and speaks at events across North America on social media, mental health, and women in leadership. In this episode we talk about the evolution of social platforms, how to balance multiple projects, and how to get hands-on experience in event planning. Connect with Natalie: www.linkedin.com/in/natalieriso/  Connect with me: linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters: www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/
29:29
October 1, 2018
Real Talk #2 l Stop Saying You Don't Have Time
I believe it was winter of 2017 when I watched this Ted Talk by Laura Vanderkam called How to Gain Control of Your Free Time. I was sitting in my room with no internship lined up for that summer. Then it hit me.. I was creating this false narrative that I didn't have enough time to look for a job not because I was actually too busy but because deep down it was not a priority. When you say I don't have time for x. What you really mean is I don't prioritize x. The second you accept what you value and how that aligns with your time management is the moment you take control over your time. As I sit here at 12:15 AM writing these show notes, I am awake because this podcast is a priority to me. Send this podcast to someone who may be struggling to find time in their day! Connect with me on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ Watch this Ted Talk, it changed my life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3kNlFMXslo
09:20
September 28, 2018
Running A Gen Z Marketing Agency at 19 yrs old with Ray Tran
From selling random items door-to-door as a kid to leading a team of 8 Gen Z marketers, Raymond Tran is proof of what can happen when you work hard and build a team of passionate people. Ray is the 19 year old founder behind MediaZen Digital. The marketing agency is entirely staffed by content creators within Generation Z. They focus on digital marketing, social media management and content creation services for small businesses. Ray has been able to build the team from 1 person (himself) to now 8 Gen Zers. In this episode, we talk about life as a young entrepreneur, how to build the right team, and the value of passion and hard work over talent. Ray's info: IG: @raytrann @mediazendigital https://www.linkedin.com/in/raymond-tran/ Connect with me on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/
25:04
September 25, 2018
Real Talk #1 l Keys to Consistency
Introducing the new solo series, Real Talk. Every Friday I'll be sharing a value, story, or life lesson with all of you. This week's focus is consistency. In this episode I talk about the importance of it, how to quantify your work, and my own struggles with staying consistent. I really want this series to be a one-on-one between me and you! Reach out to me on LinkedIn, IG, or email to suggest topics you want me to talk about. Stay posted for a new Work in Progress interview this Monday. As always, please a review and subscribe! It's a HUGE help. Text this episode to a friend that may be struggling with consistency. Connect with me on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/
07:27
September 21, 2018
Sharing My Story on the Meet the Creatives Podcast
Guys, season 2 is here!! I'm so stoked for what's in store for this podcast. What can you expect? - At least one full-length interview and solo podcast a week - More video micro-content with guests (make sure to follow me on IG and LinkedIn) - Special surprises In this episode, I share an interview I did with Rob Johnston of the Meet the Creative's podcast. I dive into how I leveraged LinkedIn to work at my dream company, why I started Work in Progress, and plans for the future. Let me know what you think of the episode via a rating on the podcast app! Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ Follow me on IG: @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Join my community for podcasters on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13618544/ Check out Meet the Creatives: IG- @meetthecreativesny
31:37
September 18, 2018
How to Build a Business ft Canada's 20 under 20 Manu Goswami
Season 1 Finale is featuring the jack-of-all-trades Manu Goswami. Manu has been building businesses since the age of 10. The 21 year old canadian entrepreneur, speaker, and LinkedIn influencer has a certain self-awareness that is achieved through years of turning ideas into realities. In this episode, we uncover the backstory behind his latest venture, TruFan, a company that helps businesses and influencers discover and reward their top fans. Manu gives a lot of great insight on topics like: How to develop self-awareness The journey to obtaining a minimal viable product How to build a strong network And more... Connect with Manu online: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swishgoswami @goswish (IG) SEASON 2 PREMIERE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 TH Connect with me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ @tiffanyparra_ $upport the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/work_in_progress Subscribe to the
35:02
September 5, 2018
Dropping In To Your Passion with Leann Abad & Sarah Grosz
“Instead of dropping out, you’re actually dropping into something” I interviewed Leann Abad and Sarah Grosz for the podcast and they explained that dropping out of college was not about disconnecting from education. Rather it was a way for them to further their education in their respective fields. For Leann, that meant dropping out to work on his startup Ashe media. For Sarah, that meant moving across the country to work full-time as a growth hacker BAMF media. The stigma behind college drop outs being lazy or unmotivated could not be further from the truth. In some ways I envy those who have dropped out of college. Because going against the grain of what society has deemed “the right choice” to pursue the unknown takes courage. But, more importantly it takes #selfawareness and as young people that’s what we should be chasing down more than anything. Guest info: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahgrosz/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/leannabad/
52:48
August 24, 2018
The Trip From Hell Became The Idea That Started It All w Coy
After being rejected from all the conservatories which he applied to. Coy White decided to buy a ticket to the UK. Unfortunately, things didn’t get much easier from there. As a BMX rider, Coy wanted to fulfill his dreams of traveling and riding his bike in unseen streets. But, it just seemed like he couldn’t catch a break. Transporting the bike internationally was a nightmare and finding individuals nearby in the action sports scene was even tougher. That being said, there are two very important silver linings that came out of this trip: He got to stay at BMX legend, Danny MacAskill’s flat in Scotland (so cool!!) The trip served as a catalyst for him to launch Sprackle, an app for action sports athletes to connect and build community worldwide. Coy's info: @cashlessproductions (IG/YouTube) https://www.linkedin.com/in/uncoy/ Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ If you believe in this podcast please donate/sub/review :) Email list: eepurl.com/dzbVnz
45:22
August 20, 2018
Using Social Media to Change the World with Rich Kim
We all have the power to make an impact. But what separates those who change the world and those who are simply a part of it is action. Rich Kim is changing the world by using a device that we all have in our pocket- a smart phone. Rich is the founder of the Gen Z foundation which mobilizes Gen Z content creators and influencers to tackle the world’s largest humanitarian problems. “How can we apply new trends and technologies to bring a positive change in the world?” This is a question Rich hopes to answer through bringing together some of the best minds in Gen Z. Rich’s contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imrichkim/ Rich’s startup is looking for Gen Z & Millennial influencers for a product research project. If you’re into tech, message him! Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ IG: @tiffanyparra_ ** Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: eepurl.com/dzbVnz ** If you believe in this podcast please donate/sub/review :)
38:08
August 10, 2018
130 Podcast Episodes Later w Brandon Marquez
It all started with an InMail titled “Podcast Guest” back in April. Life got hectic so I made a mental note to respond, but forgot. One month later, I reached back out to Brandon Marquez to see if we could set up an interview for his podcast the 2 Americans. In that episode I share my personal background and discuss the opportunity that lies in social media. I had no clue that the response would be so huge. Over 100,000 downloads later and suddenly Work in Progress was #3 on the iTunes top charts under the Arts category. If I had ignored that InMail, Work in Progress would have missed a valuable opportunity. But more important than that, Brandon and I would’ve never become friends. Stay humble and remain open-minded because collaboration is the secret to any successful project. Brandon's podcast:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-two-americans-podcast/id1208313633?mt=2 We discussed monetization strategies, how to build an email list, and the secret to any success.
50:42
August 7, 2018
Breaking the Internet with Growth Hacker Sarah Grosz
21 year old Sarah Grosz is a growth hacker with the experience to prove it: She grew her college’s entrepreneurship club from 20 to 200 in 2 years 5,000 likes on her FB meme account in 10 days 1,000 LinkedIn connections in 10 days In a matter of days, Sarah Grosz went from President of the University of Syracuse’s Entrepreneurship to dropping out and catching a flight to her new full-time job in LA. There’s only one words to explain Sarah’s story: Badass. You’ll have to listen to find out why Sarah was kicked out of the club and what led her to pack up her bags and move across the country. If you want to learn Sarah’s secrets to growing on social check out her latest #Techin10 series on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/sarahgrosz Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ IG: @tiffanyparra_ ** Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: eepurl.com/dzbVnz **
40:46
July 30, 2018
That Time I Met Gary Vee with Leann Abad
There are many life lessons in the story of how Leann Abad met Gary Vaynerchuck. It all began with understanding that if you want for something you have to work for it. A lesson Leann learned through competing in different sports throughout his youth. When Leann was a freshman at the University of Michigan, he snuck into a tailgate to meet the owner of the Miami Dolphins, Steve Ross. That planted the seed of meeting Gary Vee. For months, he would tweet & email Gary with no response. Finally, after sending a clever email that showcased his social proof- Gary agreed to meet. Leann's advice for outreaching to busy people? Figure out their schedule via social media and reach out to them while they're traveling. I love this story because it demonstrates Leann's grit, hustle, and unwillingness to settle. Leann is the founder of Ashe Media and runs a podcast called Michigan Makers. Leann's info: http://www.ashe.media http://LinkedIn.com/in/leannabad sub: eepurl.com/dzbVnz
1:12:10
July 27, 2018
Get Growing with Jordan Carroll
Jordan Carroll is a world traveler, entrepreneur, and salesman for one of the coolest companies out. Everyone always tells you to follow your passion, but how do you know what that even is? Experiment. From salsa dancing to stand up comedy, Jordan was always searching for that spark of passion. In September of last year, “Sh*t hit the fan” and Jordan decided it was time for a change. He was going to set out to travel the world. His next step: participating in a program that brings together inspiring professionals to travel the world while working remote. In this episode we talk about how to get a mentor, overcoming life’s obstacles, building community, and developing self-awareness. This episode is for any one that is too comfortable in their lives, because if you’re comfortable then you’re not growing. Jordan’s info: IG: @jspensir Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/jordanscarroll Website: www.negotiablereality.com  Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/
55:25
July 23, 2018
Failing Forward with 19 Year Old Serial Entrepreneur Marc
"We’re so young and if you’re not proactively building things I feel like we’re not at our full potential... or at least me." Marc Baghadjian has been building businesses since the age of 16. His latest venture is Skippit, is a mobile dating platform that uses voice & video calling to facilitate authentic relationships. In Marcs words, " An entrepreneur is someone that creates value." Therefore, we are all entrepreneurs in our own ways. Look at your passions as potential business ventures and invest in them as you would for a company. In this episode, we talk about failure and its inevitability while pursuing success, Marc's business journey, and resources for any aspiring entrepreneur. Marc's info: www.marcbaghadjian.com www.linkedin.com/marcbaghadjian IG: @marcbaghadjian Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ IG: @tiffanyparra_ ** Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: eepurl.com/dzbVnz ** Review + Subscribe :)
45:42
July 20, 2018
From Accounting Intern to 2018 VidCon Speaker w Alyssa
Alyssa Mangaoang had her life set. They had completed summer leadership programs and an internship with one of the largest accounting firms. After last summer, they had a good, stable job to look forward to post-graduation. But, they left that behind in the hopes of forging a new path in a completely different industry. Alyssa is a testament to what can happen when you dive head first into the unknown. In one year, Alyssa went from interning at one of the largest tax firms to speaking on the Women of LinkedIn Creators Panel at VidCon. In this episode, we discuss VidCon, the tools used to shoot videos on an IPhone, and much more. Connect with Alyssa: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alyssahq/ IG: @Alyssa.Hq Connect with me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ IG: @tiffanyparra_ ** Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: eepurl.com/dzbVnz ** Thank you for listening and if you enjoyed this episode- please leave a review :)
43:54
July 17, 2018
How To Get Your Grind Up with Podcast Host Justin Ngyuen
"I wanted to start a podcast because I love people's stories, I love connecting with them..." Justin Ngyuen is one of the creators behind the @GetChoGrindUp Instagram movement and a host on the Young and D.U.M.B Podcast. Justin and his team of two other college students strive to inspire and provide mentorship to the next generation. There are many parallels between Justin and I's story. Our parents were both immigrants to America which is a major motivating factor for us. We both had worked hard in our first 3 years of college which afforded the leisure of time to experiment in our senior years. We both created projects in the hopes of inspiring our peers to act on their passions. The crazy thing is Justin and I would have never met if it were not for the internet. Surround yourself with people who motivate and inspire you, even if they are one Skype call away. Justin's info https://anchor.fm/getchogrindup https://www.linkedin.com/in/justindzuynguye IG: @getchogrindup
31:50
July 13, 2018
Finding Your Way with Finn Thormeier
Finn Thormeier and I first spoke over FaceTime last February. At that time Finn was a 21 year old who had recently dropped out of college and was dedicating a large amount of time into learning about cryptocurrency. I knew there was something special about Finn in that initial conversation. He had a unique honesty about himself and his day-to-day life. He’s taken this approach to social media and has been able to cut through the noise by simply being his authentic self. Fast forward to now, Finn is living in NYC creating content and trusting his gut every step of the way. Boasting at over 35,000 followers on Instagram, Finn helps others establish their own personal brands on the platform. This episode is all about trusting yourself, the process, and investing in the people you meet along the way. Finn can be found on all social platforms @finnthormeier Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: eepurl.com/dzbVnz
42:15
July 10, 2018
Pursuing Your Passion While Working Full-Time w Melissa
From 9 AM to 5 PM Melissa Garcia is a full-time architect, but there's more to her than her job title. Melissa has invested 8 years of her life to perfecting her craft of photography. Her content is more than simply photos, they are stories that transcend time. Melissa is ready to take her love for photography to the next level by taking on clients for freelance work. I had a blast interviewing Melissa especially because this was the first ever in-person podcast recording! In this episode we talk about financing your first camera, ideas on how to monetize your side project, and how to use social media as a tool. Follow Melissa's photography IG: @melg_photography Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanyparra/ IG: @tiffanyparra_ **The giveaway is still going on** Sign up to the newsletter for a chance to be a guest on Work in Progress: http://eepurl.com/dzbVnz
27:35
July 6, 2018
Work in Progress Giveaway!!
Hi guys! Just want to thank everyone that has been listening to this podcast! Work in Progress recently made the top charts on iTunes and climbed up to #3 in the Arts Category. I want to begin investing more time into the podcast and experimenting with the type of content. I am running a Work in Progress Giveaway! To enter, sign up for the podcast newsletter here: http://eepurl.com/dzbVnz The prize? I will choose one person out of the first one hundred who sign up to be a guest on this podcast! The newsletter will include episode updates, guest highlights, and exclusive content. Peace, Tiffany :)
00:44
July 4, 2018
Mindset with Host of the Humans 2.0 Podcast Mark Metry
Founder, creative director, host of an iTunes top chart podcast, Quora Top Writer 2018, and college student Mark Metry wears many hats. "In moments it can get overwhelming, but I am choosing to do this and a big part of it is if I could be doing anything in the entire planet, it would be this." In those moments Mark has adopted healthy habits to combat any rising anxiety. Mindful mediation, daily runs, a stellar sleep schedule, and cold showers are just a few things that have fundamentally changed Marks life. He's constantly taking action because he realizes the age the opportunity we are living in and doesn't plan to let that go to waste. Connect with Mark online: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-metry/ IG: @markmetry Check out the Humans 2.0 podcast available on all streaming services. **Sign up to the Work in Progress email list for latest episode updates and exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/dzbVnz** Please subscribe & review, it's a big help
46:51
July 2, 2018
Designing Nike Campaigns with Strategist Liz Miller
"Looking back I'd tell myself, reach out beyond the swoosh. There's a lot out there that could catapult your career in the direction you want to go." From working at Nike's retail store to being on set for the brand's latest campaign photoshoots, Liz Miller's career path is the result of hard work & patience. Many of us (including myself) just want to be "there", but the reality is you have to earn it. Retail -> Product Design -> Social Media -> Digital Planning By staying open to opportunity, Liz was able to gain hands-on experience in all facets of the Nike brand. Liz is currently a Strategist at the Portland based ad agency, The Program, where she designs the consumer journey for brands like Jordan, LED Lenser, and more. Check out Liz's custom sneaker work: IG- @lizmillercustomers Sign up to the Work in Progress Newsletter : http://eepurl.com/dzbVnz The 2 Americans podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-two-americans-podcast/id1208313633?mt=2
40:06
June 26, 2018
The Blueprint to Baking and Business w Alexandria
Being an entrepreneur is not all rainbows and butterflies. It takes serious grit and hustle. From an Easy-Bake Oven to operating 3 kiosk locations across North Carolina, this week’s Work in Progress guest was able to scale her passion for baking into a long-term business. At the age of 18, Alexandria Marrow ventured off to create her own business called Sweets by Alexandria. Alexandria was a manager, head baker, social media manager, and salesperson all before attending college. With the help of her family, Alexandria ran the business for 3 years prior to converting Sweets by Alexandria into a subscription model. Now, Alexandria is a sophomore at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. With any business, there are lessons and stories uncovered along the way. In this episode, we talk about the blueprint of how Alexandria went from high school graduate to full-time entrepreneur. Connect with Alexandria on LinkedIn IG:@alexandriamarr @sweetsbyalexandri
22:06
June 21, 2018
Staying Dedicated with 19 Year Old Filmmaker Kalil Magtoto
“I brought my camera along everyday so Monday to Sunday I would intentionally film something.” Kalil Magtoto lives and breaths his art. At 19 years old he’s learned a foundational skill that many of us struggle with: dedication. Kalil treats every hour of the day as an opportunity to work on something he loves. He only has one mode: Go. ​ In this episode, we talk about the future of video, whether college is the right choice, and more. Please subscribe and leave a review, it's a big help :) Kalil's social handles: http://instagram.com/kalilsm http://youtube.com/kalilmagtoto ​ My personal website: https://parrat96.wixsite.com/website
53:00
June 12, 2018
From Copping the Aux Cord to Becoming DJ Felly Fell
In episode 11 of the Work in Progress, I sit down with Mackenzie Fell and talk about her journey to becoming one of San Luis Obispo's up-and-coming DJs. If you want to learn how to take your passion for music to the next level then this episode is for you! ⚙️Work in Progress Breakdown ⚙️ 1:06 The inspiration behind DJ Felly Fell 2:22 Finding other artists to collaborate with 3:34 Unexpected skills that came with becoming a DJ 4:55 Being a woman in a male dominated industry 7:03 Tips to executing on your musical passion 8:41 My BIGGEST piece of advice for college students starting their own projects ​ Check out the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biyi7NCsQao&t=21s DJ Felly Fell's IG: https://www.instagram.com/djfellyfell_/ Soundcloud: https://m.soundcloud.com/fellyfell805 ​ Please subscribe and rate the podcast, it's a big help :) !
10:11
June 1, 2018
Real Food with a Real Purpose with Rafael Pintor
“If you’re doing this for something bigger than just yourself that’s what going to get you through those hard moments.” -Cal Poly Senior and Co Founder of Atsá Foods, Rafael Pintor gives his advice for anyone facing a challenge in their entrepreneurial journey. Your Why should be the fuel tank that pushes you through the rollercoaster ride of starting a business. For Atsá Foods that why is to create sustainable economic growth in Native America and rural communities. This is not a mantra that they simply write on their website. They live by it day in and day out. By implementing their why into their supply chain and making it an integral part of how they conduct business. When you’re that closely tied to your mission, what could be more unstoppable? In episode 10 of the Work in Progress series we dive into the journey from discovering the pinyon nut to launching their first line of sustainable sourced snacks. Web: https://atsafoods.com/ IG: @atsafoods Video: ​
09:37
May 29, 2018
The Journey to 350K Subscribers with Amanda Castillo
With a video at over 1.7 million views, it's safe to say Amanda Castillo has experienced going viral. 😱😱 In episode 9 of Work in Progress, I sit down with the 3rd year Nutrition major and YouTuber (who has over 350,000 subscribers?!) How has Amanda been able to grow such a large audience? ✨She keeps it real. ✨ Amanda is herself 100% of the time whether it's while filming this interview or recording her next vegan food video for her YouTube audience. Her authenticity is something that transcends a phone/computer screen and allows her to connect with thousands of people she's never met before. Amanda's Social Handles: YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/user/ItsMandarin IG- https://www.instagram.com/itsmandarinn/ Linkedin- https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandaccastillo/ Check out the video version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBsotsk3-T0&t=2s
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May 21, 2018
Defining Balance w Former White House Intern Alexander Smith
In a sea of 20,000 applicants, Alexander Smith knew what his next move had to be... He took to LinkedIn to identify the decision makers and figure out a way to reach them. Initiative is defined as the power or opportunity to take charge before others do. From NYU to the Obama White House and everywhere in between, Alexander is a prime example of what you can achieve when you take initiative. In episode 9 of Work in Progress, Alex goes over his tips on how to maintain balance in the sea of high level internships, college courses, and giving back to the community. Here are some key takeaways from this week's episode: ⚡️Find a working environment that suits your mental well being and passion⚡️ ⚡️Everyone has a different path to a destination⚡️ ⚡️Prioritize what is most important to you and create experiences around that⚡️
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May 2, 2018
What It Means to Respect the Funk with Nate
​ Whether you’re a student, an entrepreneur, or an artist there is one thing that holds true... Relationships Matter. Nate Doherty is the founder of Respect the Funk, a media company and arts magazine. In episode 7 of Work in Progress, Nate gives his advice on how to communicate effectively when building out a creative team. ⚡️Develop meaningful relationships⚡️ ⚡️Follow through on the things you say you are going to do⚡️ ⚡️Give people the opportunity to grow and hold them accountable⚡️ Respect the Funk Social Handles IG: @respect_the_funk ​FB: @respectthefunkzine Website: respectthefunk.com If you enjoyed this episode, make sure to leave a review! :) Video Version: https://youtu.be/GImtpcFUx48
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April 20, 2018
Running a Company While in College with Haley Pavone
No Pain, No Gain That saying has never been more true than for Haley Pavone. Haley is a 4th year Entrepreneur major at Cal Poly and is the CEO of Pashion Footwear. After being impaled by a stiletto at her sororities formal, Haley developed an innovative product for women on the go. The world's first classic stiletto heel that converts into a sandal. 👠 In Episode 5 of Work in Progress we discuss the struggles, necessary skills, and tips to starting your own business as college student. Here are 3 skills Hayley believes every young entrepreneur should have: Passionate - it’s necessary to have the drive to work day in and day out to make your company a success. Highly Adaptable- You have to stay adaptable and ready for anything that gets thrown your way. Resilient- there’s a lot of ups and downs. The way you get to the ups is by sticking it out when things get tough. Website: www.pashionfootwear.com Instagram: @pashionfootwear Video version: https://youtu.be/LLafBQ8Yeks
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April 5, 2018
Starting Meet the Creatives (Killer Podcast) w Rob Johnston
I use to listen to music on my daily walks to school but once I discovered Meet the Creatives (Podcast) that all changed. Rob Johnston has created a podcast where he brings on high level creatives from companies like Google, Facebook, and VaynerMedia. Why do I love this podcast so much? It's about the journey. Each guest gives insight on their own journey into these powerhouse companies then provides advice for the newest generation of entry level creatives. Rob has created a resource for people like me who have the hustle and determination to make their dreams happen. His advice on how to attract guests like the design legend, Debbie Millman? Communicate your story and leverage it. Check out MTC's website: http://www.meetthecreatives.design/ Follow the podcast on Instagram: ​ @meetthecreativesny Remember to hit that subscribe button for more Work in Progress episodes! Video Snippet: https://youtu.be/-4c4R0ksE-g
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April 5, 2018
Creating a Harry Potter Communication Workshop with Alyssa
Have you ever attended a Harry Potter communication workshop? Me neither. Alyssa Mangaoang recently organized this event and it was a home run. ⚾️ In episode 4 of Work in Progress we discussed: Personal Branding & How to Make an Engaging Event for Millennials Here's 3 tips on how to attract millennial to your next event: 1. Know Your Audience + Relate to Them: analyze your passions and find a way to present that to your audience. 2. Ambiance: make the location of the event memorable. Create a destination event. Transport your audience so that they are engulfed in the event and its message. 3. Deliver Value: by doing steps 1 and 2, there's a good chance you've already accomplished this. Ask yourself, what problem do I seek to change? Then, provide your audience with steps on how to do so. Alyssa's Social Handle: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mangaoang15/ @alyssa.hq (IG) *Sorry about the audio cut out guys!*
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March 19, 2018
Running a Visual Arts Magazine (Vistal) with Jessica Wei
I sat down to talk with my friend, Jessica Wei, to find out what inspired her to create her own magazine titled Vistal. Jessica's magazine focuses on one central aspect to any great project: Collaboration. Here are 3 takeaways from this episode on effective communication when collaborating with others: 👥 Establish a friendly rapport. It's much easier to go for the ask, when you know the person and there is a relationship built. 👥 Be understanding. Understanding other team member's commitments will help you create a message that is more likely to get results. 👥 Don't lose sight of deadlines. This is your project so your teacher or boss isn't going to hunt you down if you don't make the deadline. But, a good #PassionProject has a timeline with expectations and goals. Jessica's Work: Design Portfolio: http://jessicawei.portfoliobox.net/ Latest Issue: https://issuu.com/vistal/docs/issue_3/1?ff=true Instagram & Twitter: @jaawei Video: https://parrat96.wixsite.com/website
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March 11, 2018
Tips to Starting a Podcast with Luke Bayard
Luke runs his own podcast called Cult of Startup, where he interviews a diverse range of entrepreneurs in order to learn about their journey towards success. Work in Progress and Cult of Startup are both based on the foundation of a journey of progression and learning. You don't have to be there. But, how can you get there? Who will be a part of the ride? There's only one way to find out... Start. **Disclaimer: I know I say episode 3 but this is in fact episode 2, it's a work in progress!** Luke Bayard's social handles: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukehbayard/ IG, Twitter, FB: @cultofstartup Watch the full video version: https://youtu.be/YEc8g4riwU0
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March 11, 2018
The Secret to a Good Social Media Strategy with Cara Benson
“I think something people don’t think about when going into social media is that need for patience. When I say that, I mean patience in creating something that you are proud of instead of just throwing something together to put it out there quickly.” When I think of social media, patience is not the first word that comes to mind. But, that is what's great about having talented friends. They teach you. They inspire you to be better. Cara Benson is a senior at Cal Poly where she is pursuing a degree in Journalism. Cara has continued to go above and beyond with her social media strategy at our school's news organization, Mustang News. She has won the following awards for her work there: -California Collegiate Media Awards: 1st Place Best Use of Social Media / 2nd Place - Best News Video Check out MN news: @cpmustangnews on FB, IG, and Twitter Watch the video version: https://youtu.be/TZ3cVDJLspw
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March 11, 2018