Podcast Episode 103 – Breaking Down Barriers, Mentoring, and Tactical Empathy with Missy Young

Missy Young is the CIO of Switch, and someone who has proven herself as a leader both in business and in the community.  We discuss the challenges of diversity and inclusion in STEAM, mentoring within the community and at work, and explore how we can all do something for ourselves and others in small ways every day.  Missy truly lives a life to bring good to her community and her team through strong leadership and giving back.

This is an inspirational discussion and really opens up your eyes as to how great organizations like Opportunity Village and FIRST Robotics are creating opportunities and what we can do to amplify the good they are doing.

Opportunity Village:  https://www.opportunityvillage.org

FIRST Robotics:  https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc

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Podcast Episode 103 – Breaking Down Barriers, Mentoring, and Tactical Empathy with Missy Young

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Podcast Episode 102 – Creating Experiences and the Lessons of Customer-Centric Business with Ed Vincent of FestivalPass

Ed Vincent founder of Festival Pass, the world’s first festival and live events subscription service providing access to music, film, food and wine, and tech and innovation.  We explore how to create positive experiences in both business and life and the benefits of being absolutely focused on customer experience.  Ed shares great insights into how the Festival Pass program was designed, the challenges of past experiences, and great lessons for founders and business builders in our discussion.

Visit Festival Pass to see the events you can experience yourself and big thanks to Ed for such a deep and interesting conversation that provides strong lessons and learnings for anyone in business.

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Podcast Episode 102 – Creating Experiences and the Lessons of Customer-Centric Business with Ed Vincent of FestivalPass

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Podcast Episode 101 – Difficult Lessons that Shaped a Successful Future – Startup, Funding, and Culture Lessons with Cody Barbo

Cody Barbo is the co-founder of Trust and Will.  Cody brings a heartfelt discussion to the podcast about hard lessons learned through difficult early startup experiences that shaped how he build Trust and Will.  The conversation includes a broad set of lessons for every startup founder that shows how to set yourself up for success and building a successful culture as you grow your team.

Bonus code for DiscoPosse Podcast listeners!  When you got to TrustAndWill.com and use the code DISCOPOSSE at checkout then you get a 10% discount on the purchase.  Big thanks to Cody for such a great conversation and make sure that you use the discount code for yourself to let the Trust and Will team know you’re a listener!

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Podcast Episode 101 – Difficult Lessons that Shaped a Successful Future – Startup, Funding, and Culture Lessons with Cody Barbo

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Podcast Episode 100 – How Two People Became Friends and Podcasters and the Look Back on 100 Episodes with Eric Wright and Rob Hirschfeld

Happy 100th podcast!!  Rob Hirschfeld is the founder and CEO of RackN.  Rob has been along for many podcasts with Eric and is also a premiere podcaster himself at the L8ist Sh9y Podcast. This show introduces the freshly minted Edge Lab which is finally a way to do bare-metal provisioning for an edge scenario with the magic (and science) of Digital Rebar, K3s, and most importantly, this is a reference build to help you experiment with PxE booting and much more.

If you want to participate in the Edge Lab but cannot afford to purchase the gear, please reach out on Twitter as we are working on grant programs and discount opportunities to help those folks who are underrepresented in technology and who can benefit from access to these resources.

Listen to the episode here: https://discopossepodcast.com/episode-100-how-two-people-became-friends-and-podcasters-and-the-look-back-on-100-episodes-with-eric-wright-and-rob-hirschfeld/

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Podcast Episode 100 – How Two People Became Friends and Podcasters and the Look Back on 100 Episodes with Eric Wright and Rob Hirschfeld

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