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  • : Influence Marketing is different than Influencer Marketing – Episode 139
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on October 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    In a fitting second-to-the-end episode for us, the three of us discuss Influence Marketing. Bare with us as we dig deeply into the marketing terminology (along with A LOT of banter). If you’d like to read a little more before listening, here’s one against Influencer Marketing: from AdWeek that states “Companies spent an…Read All Show NotesInfluence Marketing is different than Influencer Marketing – Episode 139 […]

  • : Happiness at Work with Lorinda Brandon – Episode 138
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    This week we tackle a topic bigger than a single career step. We talk about happiness as an intentional practice and Lorinda Brandon, Director of Developer Marketing at CapitalOne DevExchange, joins us to do so. She has over 30 years of time in the technology industry and has a few lessons…Read All Show NotesHappiness at Work with Lorinda Brandon – Episode 138 […]

  • : Advice for the Job Hunt with Recruiter Liz Bronson – Episode 137
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on September 18, 2017 at 11:00 am

    How many emails is too many emails when you’re talking to a recruiter? And how do they get paid? We answer these questions and many more this week with Liz Bronson. Liz is a recruiting consultant and was the recruiter during the early years of VMware. Her business focuses on the…Read All Show NotesAdvice for the Job Hunt with Recruiter Liz Bronson – Episode 137 […]

  • : Is Twitter Still A Community Channel When Everyone is on Slack? – Episode 136
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on September 4, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    The three Geek Whispers get together to talk about the trend of going private in social channels and where we should hang out online these days. We talked a little about this in the past, but the trend has grown even more so. People are gathering in new tribal regions…Read All Show NotesIs Twitter Still A Community Channel When Everyone is on Slack? – Episode 136 […]

  • : Talking Field CTOs and Sabbaticals with Nick Howell – Episode 135
    Posted by John Mark Troyer on August 14, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Is the Field CTO the evolved final form of the Evangelist? And just how does an off-the-grid sabbatical change your perspective? We ask these questions and more as we talk with Nick Howell, who reflects back on his previous adventures as a technical marketing engineer and new journeys as a…Read All Show NotesTalking Field CTOs and Sabbaticals with Nick Howell – Episode 135 […]

  • : A Docker Captain’s View of Community with Nirmal Mehta – Episode 134
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on June 27, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    You could be an attendee at an event or you could do more. What does that extra work do for your career? We revisit this classic balancing act with Nirmal Mehta back at to DockerCon 2017. We start by asking about why he’s a Docker Captain, but his story is far more…Read All Show NotesA Docker Captain’s View of Community with Nirmal Mehta – Episode 134 […]

  • : Staying Technical and Customer Facing with Leah Schoeb – Episode 133
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on June 12, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Why is someone with a career starting in performance optimization looking for a job to be “customer facing?” That’s the question that brings our guest onto the show this week. Who's hiring? Technical Customer Facing preferred. — Leah Schoeb (@vLeahSchoeb) March 14, 2017 Leah Schoeb has a background in hardware…Read All Show NotesStaying Technical and Customer Facing with Leah Schoeb – Episode 133 […]

  • : Preparing to Keynote at Events w/Renee and Emily – Episode 132
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on May 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    There are Speakers and then there are Keynoters. The latter holds a gravitas throughout the tech industry. How does a community contributor step up to the keynoting stage? What skills does every speaker need to get there? Our guests, Emily Hendershot and Renee Woods, work at a company that coordinate events…Read All Show NotesPreparing to Keynote at Events w/Renee and Emily – Episode 132 […]

  • : Evangelists, Find Your Career Bucket – Episode 131
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on April 8, 2017 at 9:00 am

    What’s Latin for without a bucket? The three Geek Whisperers catch up with you, fair listener, on conversations with those who fall into Evangelist type positions but don’t see how it fits. Our TL;DR is this: You need a bucket. We hit on how: Evangelist is still a bad title in…Read All Show NotesEvangelists, Find Your Career Bucket – Episode 131 […]

  • : Experiences with Side Gigs with Mike Colson – Episode 130
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on February 22, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    When people are paid quite well in the Enterprise Tech industry, why do so many people have “other” jobs? Is it a job for a paycheck or a passion project? We talk to Mike Colson about his past experiences and how it brought him to a place where multiple jobs…Read All Show NotesExperiences with Side Gigs with Mike Colson – Episode 130 […]