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Peers2Peers powered by Shopify is an eye-level conversation started by peers, for peers. Hosted by The Peers Project’s Michelle Akhidenor, this podcast invites some of the world’s most inspiring millennial thinkers to step away from their day-to-day and get real about the ups and downs of their biggest, boldest pursuits.
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Peers2Peers powered by Shopify is an eye-level conversation started by peers, for peers. Hosted by The Peers Project’s Michelle Akhidenor, this podcast invites some of the world’s most inspiring millennial thinkers to step away from their day-to-day and get real about the ups and downs of their biggest, boldest pursuits.
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    #178. Lydia Liebman: Rejection Is Redirection

    #178. Lydia Liebman: Rejection Is Redirection

    We get it, peers. As entrepreneurs we want to make it all happen (and quickly) but sometimes you realise you can’t do everything yourself. Asking for help can be the necessary tool to reach farther than ever before. 
    In today’s Peers2Peers episode, powered by Shopify, Lydia Liebman shares how outsourcing some of her work (and having to pay someone’s wages) forced her jazz-focused PR agency to  level up and how a scrappy, organic college idea turned into a fully-fledged business. 
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about Lydia Liebman Promotions: https://lydialiebman.com/-Follow Lydia Liebman Promotions on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lydialiebmanpromotions/?hl=en -Connect with Lydia on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lydia-liebman-8a441538/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG -

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    • 53 min
    #177. Ahmed Elsamadisi: Own Your Differences

    #177. Ahmed Elsamadisi: Own Your Differences

    Like most immigrants, Ahmed Elsamadisi felt he needed to assimilate. After moving from Egypt to the United States, the entrepreneur even decided to take acting classes to develop an American accent. As he got older, however, he realised the power in being unique. After overcoming many obstacles, Ahmed gained a degree in Robotics from Cornell University and is now the Founder of analysis software company, Narrator.ai. 
    In this Peers2Peers episode, powered by Shopify, Ahmed shares how culture shock moulded his future, how to get a seat at the table, and why standing out shouldn’t be feared. 
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about Narrator.ai: https://www.narrator.ai/ -Connect with Ahmed on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elsamadisi/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG -

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    • 54 min
    #176. Amobi Okugo: Failing Forwards

    #176. Amobi Okugo: Failing Forwards

    How are you defining your goals, peers? Are you constantly aiming for five years down the track? Maybe your goals are simply ticking the day-to-day tasks off your list?
    Over the course of his career, Nigerian-American professional soccer player, Amobi Okugo has learnt how to find the balance between setting both “stretch” goals  and “easily achievable” goals. 
    In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify,  the Founder of financial-literacy platform, A Frugal Athlete, shares how he stays committed when life gets in the way, why we need to get better at being patient and the life skills we can all take from the sporting world.
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about A Frugal Athlete: https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ -Follow A Frugal Athlete on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ -Connect with Amobi on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG -

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    • 39 min
    #175. Anita Siek: When Boredom Leads to Brilliance

    #175. Anita Siek: When Boredom Leads to Brilliance

    When was the last time you rested, peers? Not just scrolling-Instagram-rested but properly rested?
    After studying for years to become a lawyer, working in corporate, and then launching her own business, Anita Siek was left feeling burnt out and overwhelmed. But, by discovering the power of proper rest, the Founder & Director of Wordfetti became her best self. 
    In this high-energy episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Anita shares why everyone wins when you take a break, how to find the spark that gets you up in the morning and why we should all be following our joy.
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about Wordfetti: https://wordfettigroup.com/home -Follow Wordfetti on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wordfetti/ -Connect with Anita on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anita-siek-41373724/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG -

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    • 55 min
    #174. Lissele Pratt: Be The CEO Of Your Life

    #174. Lissele Pratt: Be The CEO Of Your Life

    When did you realise you were an entrepreneur? For Lissele Pratt it was when she created a jewellery business at the age of 16. After selling her jewellery at London’s infamous Camden Market, today Lissele is a Forbes 30 Under 30 listee and the Co-Founder of fintech company, Capitalixe.
    In this Peers2Peers episode, powered by Shopify, Lissele shares her tools for achieving big dreams, the power of following your gut and why we are all the CEO of our own lives. 
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about Capitalixe: https://capitalixe.com/ -Follow Capitalixe on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/capitalixe/ -Connect with Lissele on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisselepratt/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG -

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    • 36 min
    #173. Allison Lee: Don’t Postpone Happiness For Success

    #173. Allison Lee: Don’t Postpone Happiness For Success

    We’ve probably all said it before: I’ll be happy when I get that promotion, the new house, the dream client, the pay rise. As ambitious people, it’s easy to get caught up in the grind and chase of striving for success. But what if we let joy in right now? 
    Allison Lee is the CEO & Founder of tech company, Hemster, a platform that’s working with brands to tailor clothing to you (not the other way around). 
    In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Allison shares why you shouldn’t base all of your happiness on one milestone, the power of taking a leap of faith and how to trust yourself to keep going. 
    Discover more:
    Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Learn more about Hemster: https://www.hemster.co/ -Follow Hemster on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hemsterco/ -Connect with Allison on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allisonhyeinlee/ -Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG


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    • 48 min

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