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  • : 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 […]

  • : Trials and Tribulations of a Technical Generalist For Hire with Dave Henry – Episode 129
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on January 24, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    So you have lots of skills. That’s great, most of the time. But when is that diversity of skills a liability? Our guest, Dave Henry, wrote a blog post about his recent free agent status that inspires this conversation today and its one the Geek Whisperers are sure other listens have wondered…Read All Show NotesTrials and Tribulations of a Technical Generalist For Hire with Dave Henry – Episode 129 […]

  • : Engineering Your Time at Conferences with Aaron Delp – Episode 128
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on January 17, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Being an engineer at an event is one thing, but how do you engineer an event? How can you make sure to meet those people you really want to?If you’re getting frustrated by the randomness of meeting people at conferences, this episode is for you. This episode is all about getting the most…Read All Show NotesEngineering Your Time at Conferences with Aaron Delp – Episode 128 […]

  • : Becoming a business geek with Ed Saipetch – Episode 127
    Posted by John Mark Troyer on January 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    How does a geek move into the business, and how many steps does it take to get there? This week we talk with Ed Saipetch, Office of the CTO for IBM’s Bluemix private cloud. Co-host of the Speaking in Tech podcast What does Ed do? Office of the CTO’s role in…Read All Show NotesBecoming a business geek with Ed Saipetch – Episode 127 […]

  • : Social media: the career killer? Episode 126
    Posted by John Mark Troyer on December 8, 2016 at 12:48 pm

    Too much social media kills the golden goose? That’s our topic this week as we discuss a recent article in the New York Times. Our intrepid Geek Whisperers discussed this article from Cal Newport, Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend On It. A couple of points that we make: Yes,…Read All Show NotesSocial media: the career killer? Episode 126 […]

  • : Models of Contribution Throughout Your Career – Episode 125
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on November 22, 2016 at 1:35 pm

    So you feel stuck. What is a change that will make a difference versus one that makes you feel the same in a new place? How do you take a step back and review your situation? In a topic brought up by Matt and as a continuation of the Pioneers, Settlers…Read All Show NotesModels of Contribution Throughout Your Career – Episode 125 […]

  • : Strategies for starting a podcast with Cecelia Taylor – Episode 124
    Posted by John Mark Troyer on November 2, 2016 at 11:00 am

    How do you start a podcast? We get asked about that a lot. This week our guest is Cecelia Taylor, social media manager for 8×8, who asked us just that. We start with follow-up from Episode 117 — talking about Prescribed Tweets. “Brands cannot scale,” says Cecelia. She thinks even marketers…Read All Show NotesStrategies for starting a podcast with Cecelia Taylor – Episode 124 […]

  • : BizDev Developer Evangelism and the Hidden Genius Project with Kurt Collins – Episode 123
    Posted by Matthew Broberg on October 18, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    We’re joined by Kurt Collins, Director of Developer Evangelist and Partnerships at Built.io, to discuss his role and his participation in The Hidden Genius Project, mentoring young black men and teaching them to code. The audio is a little rough, but it’s probably because Kurt is enjoying a baguette in a Parisian coffeeshop. We chat before…Read All Show NotesBizDev Developer Evangelism and the Hidden Genius Project with Kurt Collins – Episode 123 […]

  • : Getting Certified with Gregg Robertson, VCDX: Episode 122
    Posted by John Mark Troyer on October 13, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    What is the value of a technical certification? How do you make the time to get one? We talk with Gregg Robertson, who recently earned the prestigious VCDX certification. This podcast was recorded live at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas. VCDX stands for VMware Certified Design Expert, and is VMware’s highest-level certification. There…Read All Show NotesGetting Certified with Gregg Robertson, VCDX: Episode 122 […]