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The Moonlighters’ Club: Entrepreneurs Living As Employees

Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.
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Jul 1, 2020

Meet Ivy Watts.

A former student-athlete who graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a top 30 finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. During her collegiate career, Ivy struggled daily with anxiety, self-worth and depression.

After seeking help, Ivy now promotes mental wellness and reduces stigma around mental illness by sharing her story through public speaking and her blog, Beautifully Simply You.

Ivy empowers others to speak their truths, know that they are not alone, learn the beauty of self-love and find strength to keep fighting for their tomorrows.

Jun 24, 2020

Meet Jon and Leandro.

Originally from Arizona, They moved to Boston to pursue professional opportunities. Soon, they created the FLKR lighter, a lighter that doubles as a fidget device. 

Their mission is to enhance the traditional lighter experience, while breaking down to societal stigmas around the emerging Cannabis industry. Listen to them explain how it's possible to create and run a successful business with your best friend.

Make sure to check out their Kickstarter!!!!!!!!

 

May 27, 2020

I was able to unwind during the long weekend. When I wasn't grilling, I was working on the mockups for the email newsletter I'm building. Last week was a productive one. I hope to continue that this week while I work on my content calendar and social media content.

May 8, 2020

This week, the spotlight is on Jonathan Huang and Andres Giraldo.

Former students of the entrepreneurship program at Suffolk University.  Jon and Andres learned the benefits of business ownership from their parents.

They're looking produce the same results for themselves.

 

 

Apr 23, 2020

"Thankfully in April, I went part-time. It happened kind of all of sudden and it was a moment of sink or swim. You're getting less cash in the bank, you really have to make this happen."

"That's when everything took off. When I had more time to focus."

Everyone meet Alison Rogers.

Alison Rogers is the founder of Coffee Cup Collective, a circular economy for reusable coffee cups. She joined the Moonlighters' Club to talk about her journey from Consultant to founder and why it's important for her to use innovation to help the environment

About The company Coffee Cup Collective offers a guilt-free to-go coffee without the inconvenience of a personal reusable cup.

Apr 16, 2020

In this standup we cover the following:

A Quarantine Status update

  • Toilet Paper
  • Bourbon
  • New Face Mask
  • Looking for sales
  • Stimulus = les debt
  • Home workouts

a 9-5 Update 

  • The industry is insane
  • Partnerships!!!!!!!!!!

A Moonlighters' Club update

  • Standing Desk
  • Editing, editing, editing
  • Fiverr
  • Mighty Networks
  • Scheduling releases
  • Social Media

Some thoughts on:

  • Working alone
  • Engage before asking
  • Work on and in the business

 

Apr 7, 2020

We're back.

New city (DC), new job and a new batch of moonlighters to interview.  I had a lot of editing and adjusting to do, but I got it done.

In this episode, I talk about the move from Boston to DC, what it took to get the podcast back on track and why NOW is the time to get serious about your passion.

 

Enjoy.

 

(02:50) the creation of the podcast (07:24) Finding the Kirstein Business Library and the Innovation lab, (12:30) The new Moonlighters Becky Pleat, Protein Powerball, Drink pricklee, (16:00) the Baltimore trip, (19:50) Moving to Washington DC (23:20) Depression sets in (27:45) Coronavirus on the way (30:40) Time to edit and post episodes (32:27) corona and shitty employers (35:00)New Moonlighters’ Club episodes

 

 

Jul 26, 2016

Welcome back to the Moonlighters' Club.  Our second guest, Jamerson Vincent, is an IT administrator by day and an accomplished DJ by night.  Hear him talk about how he made more as a DJ in college than when he did when he first joined the corporate workforce.

Jul 19, 2016

Good morning and welcome to the first episode of the MoonLighters' Club. Our first guest, Shaun Bedgood is a cop by day and a stand-up comedian by night. Enjoy as we discuss everything from the police academy to the perils of stand up.

 

 

 

 

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