60 – Snowstorms to Software Development & Actionable Career Advice with Les Freed

In this episode we get to speak with Director of Communications, Les Freed. Les shares the story of his start in the tech industry, and how a serendipitous snow storm in West Virginia changed the course of his life forever. We talk about how a few magazines inspired his entrepreneurial spirit in software development and later grew into his own company.  We also talk about Les’s time at CBS News, and his travels across the globe. We even discuss his time chasing Elvis in a helicopter, while Les himself almost left the building.

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50 – LEVEL UP PRO, with Senior Front-End Developer Scott Tolinski

In this episode we again get to speak with the Creator of Level Up Tutorials, Senior Front-End Developer Scott Tolinski. We catch up with him on the status of Level Up Pro, and find out how this new business venture has developed. We explore the psychology in the value of paying for content versus free material and the impact on the behavior of the observing consumer. Then we dive into all the features that behoove us to become a Pro User:

Ad Free Experience, Early Access To Tutorials, Pro Slack Chatroom, Free Series Video Downloads, Project File Downloads, etc…

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32 – Earn a MBA From the Comfort of Your Van, with Salesforce Expert & Lead Applications Engineer Daniel Peter

In this episode we talk to Lead Applications Engineer Daniel Peter. Daniel is a Lead Applications Engineer at Kenandy, Inc., and is currently building ERP that installs on top of Salesforce. We review Dan’s start as a kid exploring BBS’s C++ programming, to his ascension as #17 on a list of 30 Salesforce Experts to Follow On Twitter. We also get some secret advice to obtain your MBA while living in a van on campus.

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19 – Five Year Career Plan With Full-Stack Web/Mobile Developer Ben Strahan

This episode we talk to Full-Stack Web/Mobile Developer Ben Strahan. We talk about his 5 Year Plan for world domination and how anyone can use his strategy to transform their life and accelerate their career. We also go into the details of his involvement and influence in the Meteor community and Meteor’s bellicose hold in the #JSWars.

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