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Join tech engineers Stephanie and CoolBlkNerd for their weekly podcast highlighting other cool nerds in the industry, what it's like to be underrepresented in tech, and how they keep their sanity while trying to advance their career. From salary negotiations to office politics, these two millennial's are popping the lid off of the industry by having honest conversations on what they have and are still going through today.

Coolest Nerds in the Room InfoSteph and Madblkman

    • Technology
    • 4.5 • 43 Ratings

Join tech engineers Stephanie and CoolBlkNerd for their weekly podcast highlighting other cool nerds in the industry, what it's like to be underrepresented in tech, and how they keep their sanity while trying to advance their career. From salary negotiations to office politics, these two millennial's are popping the lid off of the industry by having honest conversations on what they have and are still going through today.

    Dream Setter or Goal Getter?

    Dream Setter or Goal Getter?

    This week, the coolest nerds dissect their personal stances on dreaming verses goal getting. Reggie has visions (not dreams) and is a great planner who values time and building strong habits. Steph has been working on SMART goals and overhauling her personal systems. As usual, gems were dropped!

    Huge shoutout to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode! Be sure to show them some love! You can start monetizing your podcast and connecting with sponsors here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/

    As always, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Have a guest suggestion? Want to provide feedback? Simply want to say 'Hey'? Send us an email at coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com.

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Join our Patreon community or Buy us a coffee to let show us some love!Smart, But Scattered Guide to SuccessAllDayDevOps.comEssentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of LessGoodbye, Things: The New Japanese MinimalismSupport the show

    • 52 min
    The Onboarding Experience

    The Onboarding Experience

    This week's episode, the two coolest nerds sit down to discuss the onboarding process and their experiences with that while navigating careers in tech. CoolBlkNerd shares more about how nicely his new job is treating him. InfoSteph shares how she focuses on what she can control...or tries to. Most importantly, these two cool nerds are dropping some gems on what to expect during the onboarding process and what to do when it goes...unexpectedly.

    Huge shoutout to Podcorn for being our first sponsor! Be sure to show them some love! You can start monetizing your podcast and connecting with sponsors here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/

    As always, your feedback is greatly appreciated. Have a guest suggestion? Want to provide feedback? Simply want to say 'Hey'? Send us an email at coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com.

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Join our Patreon community or Buy us a coffee to let show us some love!ADHD template from Etsy that Steph discusses in the intro.

    Support the show

    • 50 min
    Cultured

    Cultured

    This week, Reggie and Steph go over company culture, the lessons they've learned and the battle scars they've earned. What makes a good company culture? What makes a bad one? We explore all of that this week on the Coolest Nerds in the Room.

    Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Patreon and Buy us a coffee.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/coolestnerds)

    • 59 min
    State of Affairs

    State of Affairs

    This week we give everyone a update on exactly where Steph and CoolBlkNerd are at in their careers and what they're looking forward to going into the end of the year!

    Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Patreon and Buy us a coffee.Document filled with resourceshttps://blacklivesmatter.com/Support the show

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Out With the Old, In With the New

    Out With the Old, In With the New

    This week, Steph and Coolblknerd talk about cleaning up old habits and bringing in better energy with new habits!

    Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Patreon and Buy us a coffee.Document filled with resourceshttps://blacklivesmatter.com/Support the show

    • 1 hr 12 min
    On the Hunt for a Therapist

    On the Hunt for a Therapist

    This week, Steph and Coolblknerd talk about finding a therapist. From searching for one online to finding the right therapist to solve your specific problem, we chronicle our journeys to finding our therapist and all the speed bumps along the way.

    Please make sure you rate, review, and share the podcast with your friends! Your kindness helps us make the podcast better for listeners like YOU when you help get the word out!

    Social Media
    Twitter - @coolestnerdpod
    IG - @coolestnerdsintheroom
    Email - coolestnerdsintheroom@gmail.com
    Steph on Twitter - @StephandSec
    CoolBlkNerd on Twitter - @CoolBlkNerd

    Resources
    Patreon and Buy us a coffee.Document filled with resourceshttps://blacklivesmatter.com/Support the show

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

3 C's ,

AWESOME PODCAST CONTENT!

Grateful for this podcast. The transparency

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the tech world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Steph and Reggie do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

cyber_chic ,

Love love love

I am a newbie and I just listened to the episode. I’m a Cybersecurity professional and how I’m becoming the coolest nerd in the room is by teaching myself how to code on Python. Love how real and candid you are!!!

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