70 episodes

Over the past 25 years in high tech personnel leadership, Ethan Evans has learned a lot about what it takes to succeed, culminating in 13 years of successful product launches at Amazon and Twitch. Now, using the Twitch medium he helped grow, Ethan seeks to share what he has learned leveraging the new interactive medium. If you are interested in improving your skills, yourself, and your career, join our live stream. Submit your own questions, anonymously if you like, and vote on which of the questions of others Ethan and his guests should address.

The views expressed here are Ethan's opinions and do not represent Amazon or Twitch.

Ethan Evans Podcast The EZ Coach

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Over the past 25 years in high tech personnel leadership, Ethan Evans has learned a lot about what it takes to succeed, culminating in 13 years of successful product launches at Amazon and Twitch. Now, using the Twitch medium he helped grow, Ethan seeks to share what he has learned leveraging the new interactive medium. If you are interested in improving your skills, yourself, and your career, join our live stream. Submit your own questions, anonymously if you like, and vote on which of the questions of others Ethan and his guests should address.

The views expressed here are Ethan's opinions and do not represent Amazon or Twitch.

    In Depth Executive Level Interview | Secrets That Job Seekers Should Know

    In Depth Executive Level Interview | Secrets That Job Seekers Should Know

    We have all been there. You spend countless hours putting together your resume, preparing for questions that you think will be asked and then before you know it, it’s interview time. Ever wonder what would happen if you could turn the tables? Wouldn’t it be nice to be the one doing the executive interview instead of being interviewed? Career expert Ethan Evans (VP of Twitch Prime at Amazon) gets interviewed by Robert Pugh, a UK eSports veteran. Ethan recounts his 25 years of experience and key factors that helped boost his career, and shares what executives are looking for during an interview.

    • 2 hrs 6 min
    Emotional Resilience: How to Thrive in Stressful Times (feat. Rich Hua)

    Emotional Resilience: How to Thrive in Stressful Times (feat. Rich Hua)

    Ethan Evans and Rich Hua do a deep dive into self-care and mental health during uniquely stressful times (think coronavirus/ COVID 19). Understanding how emotional resilience fits into the broader scope of Emotional Intelligence and assessing if you are experiencing "Emotional Hijacking" can help with managing feelings of depression and sadness, or simply being overwhelmed. Discover the top three tips for staying buoyant and avoiding negativity bias. Learn the physiological implications of activity in the amygdala/ limbic system and the pre-frontal cortex of the brain on every day health and well-being. Hear three great ways to boost your resilience, and how to increase "grit". Check out the Q&A section with the live audience on Ethan's Twitch stream for ad hoc questions.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    How to Find a Job During a Recession | Job Search & Resume Tips

    How to Find a Job During a Recession | Job Search & Resume Tips

    In good times it’s hard enough to find a job. Now, what are you suppose to do during a pandemic that is causing a recession? Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes after you’ve submitted your resume? How long does the recruiter spend looking at a resume? Did I write a good resume? How do I improve my chances of getting a phone interview? What are some common interview questions and mistakes? Watch Ethan Evans with special guest Boris Epstein go through their best and worst resumes along with live resume reviews of real resumes. For a little context, Ethan Evans is a VP of Twitch Prime at Amazon and has reviewed over 2,500 resumes throughout his career. Boris Epstein runs a very successful recruiting firm Binc, that specializes in tech hiring. Binc, has over 140 recruiters that review thousands of resumes on a weekly basis. Needless to say, both Ethan and Boris know what they are talking about, can help with your career questions and give you real world advice to landing your next dream job.

    • 2 hrs 15 min
    The Path to Becoming an Executive

    The Path to Becoming an Executive

    The vast majority of successful professionals are not executives today. Many do not wish to be, or are not sure if they want to be. Some of you, however, do want to become executives. Others are curious to know what it takes to be an executive leader. Many people can benefit from at least understanding how executives get their roles and then succeed at them. After all, unless you run your own company (in which case, you are the Chief EXECUTIVE Officer), you probably ultimately work for an executive. Understanding that person and their role will likely help you succeed - may even help you stand out. Ethan Evans and David Markley reflect on their experiences and how their approach to work, their actions and business decisions brought them to their current executive leadership roles, and what they do today as leaders in highly visible roles. Tune in to hear how some of their tips and insights can help you speed-run your own career and development.

    • 1 hr 48 min
    Coronavirus: Safely back to work? with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

    Coronavirus: Safely back to work? with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

    Is the U.S.A. ready to go back to work? Ethan Evans and Devin Nash join Dr. Vincent Racaniello from Columbia University, who helps us understand how we can safely return to work and end the lockdown. We also discuss: How are masks made and do masks work? Does coronavirus (COVID 19) have a seasonality? Is a second wave of coronavirus possible? What role does Dr. Anthony Fauci, the CDC and local government's health departments play in getting businesses to open in a pandemic?

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Building and perfecting a perfect business pitch

    Building and perfecting a perfect business pitch

    Want to build and perfect your business pitch? Have a great idea and want to sell it? Ethan Evans and Devin Nash give real-time feedback to help you perfect your pitch to investors and deliver it like a pro. Three real pitches are put to the test, and Ethan and Devin give brutally honest feedback along with helpful hints, techniques, tips and tricks on framing a clear business pitch for your product, explaining your audience targets, the essential elements of a great pitch, and expertly outlining your model in a memorable way. Learn how to draw the attention of investors and VCs and get your idea funded!

    • 2 hrs 54 min

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