36 episodes

The Bacon Bits 'n' Bytes Podcast is where a bit of business and byte of technology come together. This podcast is like the bits n bytes party mix for your listening pleasure. Karen Swyszcz, the host, (founder of Makinthebacon) chats with various entrepreneurs on what it's like to run your own business, how to stay productive, the importance of learning certain technology-related skills and more.

Visit the website to learn more about the host and read the blog - makinthebacon.com

The Bacon Bits 'n' Bytes Podcast Karen Swyszcz

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

The Bacon Bits 'n' Bytes Podcast is where a bit of business and byte of technology come together. This podcast is like the bits n bytes party mix for your listening pleasure. Karen Swyszcz, the host, (founder of Makinthebacon) chats with various entrepreneurs on what it's like to run your own business, how to stay productive, the importance of learning certain technology-related skills and more.

Visit the website to learn more about the host and read the blog - makinthebacon.com

    Ep. 034 - Lena Sesardic: Build Stuff That Solves Your Own Problems

    Ep. 034 - Lena Sesardic: Build Stuff That Solves Your Own Problems

    Lena is a product manager turned entrepreneur, writer and speaker. After running an innovation lab as a product manager and getting her first taste of entrepreneurship, she quit her job in February 2020 to take a break from the corporate world and test her own ideas. Projects include a self-published book called The Making of Product Managers and a customer interviews tool for venture teams called Hypothesee.
    Twitter: @lenasesardic
    LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lenasesardic/

    • 51 min
    The Bacon Bits 'n' Bytes Podcast Trailer

    The Bacon Bits 'n' Bytes Podcast Trailer

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    • 1 min
    Ep.033 - Journeying Into The World Of XR with Eugene Capon, Social Media Futurist

    Ep.033 - Journeying Into The World Of XR with Eugene Capon, Social Media Futurist

    A social media futurist, Eugene's forward thinking attitude towards how we connect using technology has been at the forefront of his mission to connect the world. Eugene's first project was producing the film "Journey VR". This film became an official selection at SIFF. Since then he has been an avid YouTube creator making 360 animated shorts and making appearances to educate the masses on the evolution of the social media experience.
    Twitter: @CaponDesign

    • 49 min
    Ep. 032 - Connecting People Through Shared Passions

    Ep. 032 - Connecting People Through Shared Passions

    UPDATE: The Passionfruit App is now available on both The App Store and Google Play app store and can be found by searching for "Passionfruit."

    Passionfruit's mission is to empower people to build deeply fulfilling lifelong connections with each other. We do this by encouraging and teaching our users to practice empathy, patience, respect, and love while supporting them with tools on their journey to find friends.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 031 - Making Work, Work Better For Everyone

    Ep. 031 - Making Work, Work Better For Everyone

    Jennifer Hargreaves is the Founder and CEO of tellent. tellent is a flexible work recruitment and social impact organization with a mission to create more equal opportunities for women to lead and earn. Through a job board and virtual networking platform, she supports women on their journeys to finding work that works for them (flexible work). .

    • 50 min
    Ep. 030 - Empowering Women To Rise In Entrepreneurship

    Ep. 030 - Empowering Women To Rise In Entrepreneurship

    ELLA is a community and an accelerator for women, by women.  Their mission is to reduce the gap of gender inequality in entrepreneurship. They believe that every woman entrepreneur should have access to the community, information and resources needed to scale their business. 
    In this episode, I chat with Nicole Troster, the manager of the ELLA accelerator. We chat about ELLA's launch in March 2020 and how they quickly pivoted their offerings when the pandemic began.
    Twitter/IG: @ellawomenyu

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Arwina Mogul ,

Thoughtful and valuable insights

The flow of conversations, the lineup of guests and thoughtful questions makes the Bacon Bits N Bytes podcast one of my top listens. Can’t wait for the next episode!

jette ,

Great Information and Great Interviews

In today’s current situation, technology is more important than ever and this is a wonderful podcast to help you keep learning. The dialogue is always natural and so educational.

marsha_d ,

Great guests and thoughtful interviews

Karen is a natural interviewer! Love the variety of guests, topics, and deep questions. I always learn something new. I especially love hearing about the struggles some of these guests have overcome on their journeys - super inspiring. Tip: Start with the Arlan Hamilton interview!

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