Scott Foster público
[search 0]
Mais

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Explore stories & systems to live better & work smarter with author, blogger, and digital marketing specialist, Jason Scott Montoya. Podcast episodes include inspirational people interviews, book discussions, listen-to-learn discussions, & blog reads from https://www.jasonscottmontoya.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sharelife/support
 
Loading …
show series
 
Scott writes the popular Action Cookbook newsletter where he publishes three times per week. He spent time as a freelance sports writer in traditional media where he cut his teeth on producing writing quickly and built a loyal audience on Twitter. Scott is based in Kentucky where he works as an architect and regularly has to convince his kids to ea…
 
With bylines in Shopify, CoSchedule, and CXL, Elise Dopson has cracked the code on landing well-known companies as clients. In this zoom call, Elise joined Foster’s Eva Gutierrez to talk about her transition from amateur to professional writer. Elise laid out a roadmap for writers who want to turn their passion into a career. Elise and Eva did a de…
 
Episode Type: Special Edition Welcome to another special edition of the Share Life podcast. We're in an ongoing series, as part of the discovery process for my next book project, From The Garden to the Cross: How Jesus' Harrowing Mission Shows Us The Way Forward. In this episode discussion, we're reflecting on the interrogation of Jesus by the reli…
 
Luke writes the popular Welcome to Hell World newsletter where he writes about issues from a leftist perspective typically in stream-of-consciousness style essays. He previously wrote about music, cocktails, and culture in Boston and later moved to bigger publications such as Esquire, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The Guardian, Playbo…
 
Nikole Hannah-Jones is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine and the creator and lead writer for the 1619 Project, a NYT initiative that aims to reframe U.S. history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the center of our national narrative. Nikole’…
 
Sean Blanda has built a prolific career in content. For the last decade, he has shaped the editorial direction of well-regarded content producers like Invison, Adobe’s 99U, Growth Lab and I Will Teach You to Be Rich. Currently, Sean is the Director of Content for Crossbeam and runs Pilcrow House, an event series in Philadelphia. We did a deep dive …
 
Episode Type: Special Edition Welcome to a special edition of the Share Life podcast. In this episode, we're discussing Jesus' betrayal by Judas and arrest in the garden of Gethsemane. This discussion is part 2 of my book project discovery process for From The Garden to the Cross: How Jesus' Harrowing Mission Shows Us The Way Forward. Click here to…
 
Jack Cheng is a Shanghai-born, Detroit-based author of critically acclaimed fiction for young readers. His debut children’s novel, See You in the Cosmos, is winner of the 2017 Golden Kite and Great Lakes, Great Reads awards for Best Middle Grade Fiction. Jack volunteers with 826michigan to facilitate in-class writing projects in Detroit public scho…
 
After graduating from business school, Dan began blogging for fun about the intersection of business and hip hop. Inspired by a Harvard case study on Beyonce, he started writing his own case studies on the industry. ​Combining his passion for business and music evolved into his now-successful media company, Trapital. Today, Trapital’s readers inclu…
 
Episode Type: Special Edition Welcome to a special edition of the Share Life podcast. In this episode, we partake in an interactive discussion about Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane, when darkness enveloped him, and he prayed that God would provide another way forward. This discussion is part of my next book project discovery process, From The Gar…
 
Is it harder to write for yourself, or for someone else? There are different challenges to each, but today, we talked with someone who writes, edits, and publishes in the styles of dozens of different individuals and brands. Heather Leith, VP of Content for Growth Machine, talked about how she and her team do this at scale. Join us for a conversati…
 
Christene Browne is no stranger to ambitious creative projects. She’s an award-winning novelist and filmmaker who tells stories that celebrate culture, give a voice to the voiceless, and bring social inequalities to the forefront of her audience’s mind. One of Christene’s most ambitious projects was Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language, whe…
 
Liz Fosslien has incorporated creativity throughout her entire career. It all started 2012 when she published “14 Ways an Economist Says I Love You” and has continued to this day with he Wall Street Journal best-seller No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work. She’s somehow managed to do all this while leading content at Hum…
 
Three years ago, while working as a data scientist in San Francisco, Ginny Hogan started a blog analyzing data from her online dating profile. The blog was meant to be a sort of academic exercise, but the bizarre and absurd nature of being young and single in San Francisco slowly morphed her stories into something more human -- and funny. As her wr…
 
Episode Type: Training Webinar In this discussion, Addison Blu Williams and I talk about the difficulty with understanding why we love movies (or don't) and the challenges with using existing review systems (Like Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB, or thumbs up and down). We also discuss the solution, Movie Shapes, which is a better way to explore the movies we…
 
Blogger, analyst, and marketing expert Byrne Hobart relies on his multifaceted background and wide network to create reliable, relevant, and insightful writing. He tells engaging narratives – following the business of finance and tech – backed by data and tied together with compelling storytelling. With one of the most popular newsletters on Substa…
 
Nicolas Cole is no stranger to using his writing as an influential driving force. Today, Nicolas’s voice is behind some of the top talent worldwide: his ghostwriting agency – Digital Press is just one of the forms it takes. He’s helped hundreds of founders, executives, best-selling authors, Grammy-winning musicians, Olympians, and public speakers –…
 
For the past few years, David Perell has produced some of the most popular writing on the internet. On this private call, David and Stew Fortier talked about: David’s system for picking winning ideas How David writes things that resonate Some key lessons that David teaches during Write of Passage What David would do if he was starting over today…
 
The new economy is ripe with opportunities to publish premium independent writing. But without a sustainable workflow, it’s easy to succumb to overwhelm, confusion and frustration. This expert session will remove the guesswork for aspiring and practicing essayists, journalists and bloggers who want to design a consistent writing practice and connec…
 
Sophia Benoit has tweeted her way to a successful writing career. She’s amassed nearly 120,000 devoted Twitter followers who tune in daily for her musings on pop culture, politics, and everything in between. Her comical, offbeat writing style has earned her bylines in The Guardian, Allure, Refinery29, Reductress, and The Cut. Since 2017, she’s writ…
 
Episode Type: Inspirational People On this Inspirational People episode of Share Life, I'm interviewing Chad E. Foster, a motivational keynote speaker, sales and finance leader, inspirational change agent at Red Hat, a subsidiary of IBM, and a husband and father of two. Chad was the first blind executive to graduate from Harvard Business School's p…
 
For the past quarter-century, Scott Dikkers has served as The Onion’s owner and editor-in-chief. He led The Onion’s rise from a small, unknown college humor publication to an internationally respected comedy brand. In 1996, he brought The Onion online by launching TheOnion.com, the world’s first humor website. He later co-wrote and edited The Onion…
 
Marie Poulin has proven what’s possible when you share your expertise online generously. Over the past year, she’s produced some of the best content on how to leverage Notion to organize your life and business. It’s a niche topic where she’s been able to carve out a monopoly of one. The quality of her work has helped create momentum for her popular…
 
Josh Spector has helped thousands of online writers and creators product, promote, and profit from their work. Each week, Josh sends his For The Interested newsletter to over 25,000 creators. He also runs the popular Newsletter Creators community with over 3,000 newsletter writers. On top of that, he consults for individuals and companies who want …
 
In 2015, Khe Hy quit his lucrative Wall Street career. Despite being the youngest managing director at one of Wall Street’s most prestigious firms, he realized something: more money wasn’t making him any happier. He quit without an exact plan of what he’d do next. This didn’t bode well with his parents, both immigrants to the U.S., nor his former c…
 
About 6 months ago, Nathan Baschez and Dan Shipper began to work full-time on their newsletters Divinations and Superorganizers. Since then, they've combined their lists to launch the Everything bundle: a productivity and business strategy email with over 16,000 subscribers and hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual recurring revenue. In this p…
 
Michell Clark has figured out how to use Twitter. He’s grown his account to over 55,000 enthusiastic followers, but what’s more impressive is how he’s done it. He regularly posts ideas, affirmations, and jokes that genuinely speak to him -- no growth “hacks” or being somebody he’s not. The Twitter community that he's built has given him leverage to…
 
Over the past few years, Jennifer Kim has helped some of the fastest-growing startups in Silicon Valley build more inclusive workplaces. Thankfully, she hasn’t just reserved her expertise for the startups she personally helps. Instead, she’s leveraged Twitter and Medium to broadcast her ideas around hiring, culture, diversity, and inclusion to a mu…
 
April Dunford has spent years as a startup executive, launching over a dozen products and helping her clients launch countless more as a consultant. In each case, she’s learned that success isn’t about following trends, trying to make something for everybody, or comparing yourself to the competition. Instead, she’s found that brilliant positioning …
 
What if you love to write, but don’t want to do it full-time? Sari Azout has some ideas. She has used her newsletter Check Your Pulse as an invaluable lever for her day job in venture capital. Her writing has opened up career opportunities that would have been impossible otherwise. On this private call, Sari shared some unconventional lessons she’s…
 
When Gemma Milne is curious about something, chances are she’ll write about it and get other people interested too. Gemma has built a successful writing career around her various curiosities, which range from science and technology to politics and culture. On this private call, Gemma shared how she has used her wide range of interests as a competit…
 
As the former Director of Newsletters at BuzzFeed, then The New Yorker, Dan Oshinsky has learned how to write and grow winning newsletters. In three years, Dan grew BuzzFeed’s subscriber base from 20,000 readers to over 2 million -- making it one of the largest traffic sources for BuzzFeed.com and one of the most popular newsletters in history. He …
 
Copywriting isn’t only useful for marketers writing ad copy; it’s a critical skill for anybody who wants to use the written word to convince other people to take action. And there are few people who know more about copywriting than Neville Medhora. Neville has helped companies like The Hustle and AppSumo, along with countless of his Copywriting Cou…
 
The same day that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the first statewide stay-at-home order, Polina Marinova voluntarily left a steady paycheck and a prestigious job as an editor at Fortune to pursue building a media company of her own. While the uncertainty may have scared most people, Polina realized that her newsletter The Profile, which s…
 
Bill Grundfest has had an enviable career in Hollywood. He’s won a Golden Globe, been nominated for three Emmys, and wrote the classic sitcom Mad About You. But some of the most impactful work he’s done has been at The Comedy Cellar, the iconic New York comedy club that he co-founded in the 80’s. The Comedy Cellar has been a launchpad for some of t…
 
Steph Smith wrote the book on how to do content right. No, literally. She just published it. Over the past few years, Steph has become one of the most knowledgeable people on how to produce successful content online. Her personal blog alone reached over 400,000 pageviews in its first year. She has run a half-dozen technical blogs that had over 600,…
 
For the past five years, Cherie Hu has turned a passion for music into a niche media company with her ideas at the center. Her popular newsletter, Water and Music, covers how innovation and technology in the music industry really work and has established her as a sought-after expert for anybody looking to grasp what is going in the space. On this p…
 
In 2017, Anne-Laure Le Cunff left her job at Google and began her journey to build Ness Labs, a learning platform comprised of the popular Maker Mind newsletter and the Ness Labs community. While building Ness Labs, Anne-Laure has become one of the most prolific writers on the internet. She has written over 200 essays in the past year alone, growin…
 
Episode Type: Inspirational People Welcome to another Inspirational People interview with Addison Blu Williams. Addison is an entrepreneur, Special Operations combat veteran, former professional gamer, musician, member of Mensa, and a comedy screenwriter. Addison and I originally met and became friends freelancing for the same client years ago. Sin…
 
Earlier this month, Mario Gabriele announced that he was leaving his job in venture capital to go full-time on his newsletter The Generalist. But that wasn’t all he announced -- he also revealed his full business plan (a 62-page slide deck) and a Tweet thread detailing his plans to turn The Generalist into a highly-profitable media business. On thi…
 
When the executive team at The Hustle, Morning Brew, and other fast-growing niche media companies think through what to do next, they read Jacob Donnelly’s work. For the past year, Jacob’s A Media Operator has become the go-to niche newsletter for, appropriately, niche media. Jacob writes about the tectonic shift that the internet has set in motion…
 
In 2019, Lenny Rachitsky left his job at one of the planet’s most promising startups. Shortly after leaving Airbnb, he started to write down everything he had learned about product, growth, and management. A few of his essays nearly broke the internet and he quickly built up an enthusiastic reader base of people excited to learn from his experience…
 
Chance are you’ve read Cedric Chin’s work. For over a decade, Cedric has been blogging about everything from publishing to “career moats” to why popular ideas around things like deliberate practice are misguided or flat-out wrong. Cedric writes as he learns and often what he learns challenges conventional wisdom. Over the years, he has produced a n…
 
How do you find enthusiastic readers in a competitive space? It’s simple: don’t be boring. That’s the strategy that Packy McCormick has used for his appropriately-named Not Boring newsletter. And it appears to be working… Packy went from 500 to over 5,000 subscribers in just a few weeks. He may not be the first person to write about business and st…
 
For the past decade, Taylor Pearson has been one of the most prolific bloggers on the internet. His work has evolved alongside his curiosities, which range from marketing to investing to decision-making and cryptocurrency -- to name a few. On this private call for Foster members and The Interesting Times subscribers, Taylor shared the lessons he’s …
 
Episode type: Listen to Learn Welcome to another episode of the podcast. In this Listen To Learn discussion with Jason Long, we talk about how to price your business and freelancing services. You may remember Jason from the first Inspirational People interview, where he shared stories and systems for how he lives better and works smarter. In this f…
 
Episode Type: Inspirational People Welcome to another episode of the Grow Your Life podcast (Systems and stories to live better and work smarter). In this Inspirational People episode, I talk with Atlanta-native Josh Sweeney. Originally connected through a mutual friend a few years ago, Josh and I both related to each other's stories, life prioriti…
 
Episode Type: Book Discussion (with the author) Welcome to another episode of the Grow Your Life podcast. In this book discussion episode, we're talking with Sorayana Bravo about the collapse of Venezuela and what we Americans can learn from it. Sorayana is a multi-lingual Global Communications Specialist with analytical and strategic copywriting t…
 
Episode Type: Inspirational People Welcome to another episode Grow Your Life, In this episode of Inspirational People we're talking with Nick Bryant. Nick's company, NickPrint, prints almost everything but money, with a focus on printing and delivering direct mail for small to medium-sized businesses. Nick founded NickPrint on April 1, 2006, an Apr…
 
Loading …

Guia rápido de referências

Google login Twitter login Classic login