35 episodes

You are in business. You are good at what you do. You feel safe, but keep wondering how long you have before what you do is automated, outsourced, off-shored, replaced or just made obsolete. It will happen. Nothing stands still. So neither should you.

I worked in Silicon Valley for over 30 years. You succeed in that environment by continual transformation.

Join the conversations to cut through the noise and understand how real people at work and play balance priorities every day to make a living and provide the best life possible for themselves and those around them all there while with an eye on the future.

This podcast was launched in 2020. It was really catching on - and then .. well you know how life changes on a dime? Mine did. But we are back - a different URL, a revised cover and a real world example of 'continual transformation. Maybe I'll do an episode about it one day.

The image featured on the cover art is by Alina Grubnyak on Unsplash here: https://unsplash.com/@alinnnaaaa

People First - All Else Follows John Philpin

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

You are in business. You are good at what you do. You feel safe, but keep wondering how long you have before what you do is automated, outsourced, off-shored, replaced or just made obsolete. It will happen. Nothing stands still. So neither should you.

I worked in Silicon Valley for over 30 years. You succeed in that environment by continual transformation.

Join the conversations to cut through the noise and understand how real people at work and play balance priorities every day to make a living and provide the best life possible for themselves and those around them all there while with an eye on the future.

This podcast was launched in 2020. It was really catching on - and then .. well you know how life changes on a dime? Mine did. But we are back - a different URL, a revised cover and a real world example of 'continual transformation. Maybe I'll do an episode about it one day.

The image featured on the cover art is by Alina Grubnyak on Unsplash here: https://unsplash.com/@alinnnaaaa

    Why Don't We All Have Agents

    Why Don't We All Have Agents

    In the first full monologue of their season, John asks the question - why don’t we all have agents? You know like athletes, film directors and rock stars!

    • 6 min
    Ramsey Avery - The Lord Of The Rings - The Rings Of Power

    Ramsey Avery - The Lord Of The Rings - The Rings Of Power

    Ramsey Avery, Production Designer for Lord Of The Rings - Rings Of Power joins The People First Podcast to talk about his career, his work on Rings of Power and what he is up to now ... spoiler alert ... you are not going to be disappointed.

    • 34 min
    Season Three Introduction

    Season Three Introduction

    After an extended hiatus, the People First podcast is back - and it is good to be back. A short episode designed to reconnect and remind you that we are here, champing at the bit and ready to get going. Hope you like the new format of combining sub 5-minute 'SHORT SHARP SHOCK' monologues with the longer 30-minute CONVERSATIONAL dialogues.

    • 4 min
    John and Terry McDougall

    John and Terry McDougall

    John and Terry talk 'Mambo Marketing'. Find out how Terry transitioned her life from corporate executive to business entrepreneur. The trick was to not forget what she learned, belief in herself and just keep at it.

    • 34 min
    John and Shadeed Eleazer

    John and Shadeed Eleazer

    Prepare to have your eyes opened as you listen in to John and Shadeed talking about making money online. Can you really do it? Yes. Anyone? Sure! Shadeed has even provided a simple guide you can download. (See the show notes.)

    • 28 min
    John and Sid Mohasseb

    John and Sid Mohasseb

    John and Sid talk about how one man can have so many careers. When you learn that he is a published author, serial entrepreneur, venture investor, university professor, board member, business thought leader and public speaker - you will see what I mean.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Behavcoach ,

Excellent Interview Style with Unique Guests…

John asks excellent questions to pull out the unique stories of his guests in a way that seems effortless. It’s like sitting in on a conversation with two incredible people. Highly recommend.

Sid Mohasseb ,

CEO / Author

John is a master interviewer and the People first Podcast is a nice collection of thought-provoking conversations with interesting and intelligent guests with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives. I highly recommend it.

Fractallion ,

BRILLIANT

... of course I am biased, but where else are you going to hear from people that are following their dreams and passion AND making a living from it? The podcast clearly demonstrates that when you put People First - everything else really does follow!

I am also experimenting with a new way of posting podcast reviews. If you are reading this … it worked!

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