25 episodes

Explores the self-employed, creative life and how to do your best work.
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AS‪E‬ Darren C. Joe

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Explores the self-employed, creative life and how to do your best work.
https://upstartist.tv

    Two Pockets

    Two Pockets

    Trying, failing and trying again.

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    • 13 min
    My Annual Review Process & 2020

    My Annual Review Process & 2020

    How was your 2020? I share my annual review process and what I learned this year, despite not hitting my goals.

    Topics

    Mapping the Past Year (5:15)
    Peaks, Valleys & Incongruities (7:50)
    Setting Goals & the Path Forward (13:15)
    Looking Out the Window (18:15)

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    • 21 min
    From Fashion to Documentary Photography with Nicky Quamina-Woo

    From Fashion to Documentary Photography with Nicky Quamina-Woo

    How did Nicky Quamina-Woo go from being an art director in the fashion industry to a documentary photographer? Nicky shares the challenges of being an independent journalist, building trust with the people she photographs, and taking photos that resonate with viewers.

    Topics

    Becoming a Documentary Photographer (4:15)
    On Being Welcomed with a Camera (20:45)
    Taking Photos that Move & Connect (38:20)

    Nicky Quamina-Woo
    Nicky Quamina-Woo is a documentary photographer who splits her time between Southeast Asia, the African continent and New York City. Her work explores the effects of trauma within marginalized communities.

    Nicky is the recipient of the Nikon-Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage grant in 2020 as well as an awardee of the inaugural Reuters Storytelling grant for her work about the intersection of western medicine and witchcraft. Her clients have included CNN, The Washington Post, Human Rights Watch, Reporters Beyond Borders, and The Guardian.

    Nicky trained at the Parsons School of Design, where she is also a visiting professor.

    Nicky Woo

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    • 50 min
    Outsight

    Outsight

    Change happens from the outside in, not from the inside out.

    We need to play with new ways of working, being and engaging with others to reshape our image of what we can do and what's worth doing.

    Topics

    Outsight (0:00)
    The Paradox of Authenticity (6:10)
    Play with Yourself (9:30)

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    • 16 min
    Live for Today or Tomorrow?

    Live for Today or Tomorrow?

    Is it possible to live for today AND tomorrow? Darren shares one approach to be kind to your past, present and future self.


    What work, activities, and experiences bring you joy AND compound positively?
    Are you honoring “past you” by learning, adjusting, and living courageously?
    Are you honoring “future you" by giving him/her at least 10% of your time, attention and money?

    Topics

    Live for Today or Tomorrow? (0:00)
    Making Yesterday a Dream of Happiness (5:13)
    Making Tomorrow a Vision of Hope (7:20)
    Being Kind to Past, Present & Future You (12:00)

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    • 14 min
    How to Get Published with Elaine Pofeldt, Independent Journalist & Author

    How to Get Published with Elaine Pofeldt, Independent Journalist & Author

    Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist whose work has appeared in Forbes, Fortune, and Fast Company. Her book, The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, explores how entrepreneurs are scaling to $1 million in revenue prior to hiring employees. In this episode, Elaine draws on her experience as a Journalist, Senior Editor and Author to share how you can get more media exposure as a solopreneur - and publish your next book.

    Topics

    Introducing Elaine Pofeldt (0:00)
    Elaine's Journalism & Freelancing Career (3:30)
    The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business (12:30)
    Tips to Get Media Coverage (27:30)
    Why Write a Book? (42:10)

    Elaine Pofeldt
    Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in small business, entrepreneurship and careers. She is the author of The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, and is writing a new book Tiny Business, Big Money to be published in Fall 2022. Her work has appeared in Money, CNBC, Inc., Fast Company, and Forbes and she is a contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit. She is also a ghostwriter.

    As senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine, Elaine was twice nominated for the National Magazine Award for her features. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their four children, and enjoys taekwondo, yoga and running.

    Elaine Pofeldt

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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Rolagisme ,

Love it

Such a thoughtful podcast; engaging, funny, thought provoking and just witty. Darren has a talent for asking engaging questions and using personal reflection, interviews and research to digest information. He has a soothing voice, and vibrant enthusiasm which I really appreciate! Highly recommend

PatrickS AL ,

A-plus !

Thoughtful, insightful, and practical

mattyler ,

Excellent podcast.

Great content that entrepreneurs can relate to and learn from. Darren js Authentic AF, content is Relative and Impactful. Proud to have this guy as a friend.

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