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A podcast brought to you by Quuu's Lucia Fontaina-Powell. Enjoy interviews with leading marketers and entrepreneurs in the tech space, as we learn about them and from them. Expect tonnes of inspiration for your own professional journey, as well as genuinely effective, actionable advice to implement in your business!

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A podcast brought to you by Quuu's Lucia Fontaina-Powell. Enjoy interviews with leading marketers and entrepreneurs in the tech space, as we learn about them and from them. Expect tonnes of inspiration for your own professional journey, as well as genuinely effective, actionable advice to implement in your business!

    S2 E10: Liam Martin

    S2 E10: Liam Martin

    In the season finale of Conversations with Quuu Season 2, Lucia chats to founder of Time Doctor and Running Remote, Liam Martin. They discuss:

    - Liam's career path: from Olympic level figure skater to tech entrepreneur

    - Why the real route to success is (constant!) failure

    - Liam's thoughts on 'the distraction economy' and the longterm effects of social media on our psyches 

    - The story behind Time Doctor and how it's trying to give everyone on planet earth the opportunity to work remotely 

    - Running Remote's mission and why digital nomadism shouldn't be the only face of remote work

    - The sociological implications of the remote working movement 

    - Which qualities to look for in remote employees 

    - Why YouTube is the best social media platform for marketers and content creators right now

    Where to follow Liam: https://www.youtube.com/runningremote

    Running Remote: https://runningremote.com

    Time Doctor: https://timedoctor.com

    • 43 min
    S2 E9: Dan Murray-Serter

    S2 E9: Dan Murray-Serter

    In the ninth episode of Conversations with Quuu Season 2, Lucia chats to entrepreneur and leading podcast host, Dan Murray-Serter. We discuss:


    - Whether doing an English degree is a waste of time

    - Dan's career path so far, which includes founding a series of successful (and not so successful!) startups, from a QR code advertising platform targeted at student drinking games to multi-award-winning fashion app, Grabble

    - How the downsides of becoming vegan led him to start his current venture, Dawn

    - The three simple habits that help Dan function better as an entrepreneur

    - What he's learned from creating his chart-topping podcast, Secret Leaders

    - The fetishisation of stress and why he lets his interns have a lie in

    - How to address gender imbalance in the tech industry 

    Where to follow Dan:

    Instagram, Twitter & LinkedIn: @danmurrayserter
    Podcast: https://www.secretleaders.com 

    Dawn: https://www.trydawn.co

    • 48 min
    S2 E8: Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré

    S2 E8: Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré

    In the eighth episode of Conversations with Quuu Season 2, B2B SaaS Consultant Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré returns to the show for a special episode on diversity and inclusion in tech. We discuss:

    - Key statistics that highlight issues with diversity and inclusion in the tech industry

    - What organisations can do to create more inclusive workplaces

    - What we can all do on an individual level to improve the tech industry

    - Responses to different types of prejudice 

    - How to approach socially conscious marketing campaigns


    Resources, communities and people to follow:


    Teen Vogue article: We need to talk about digital blackface in reaction GIFs
    Vessy’s new Diversity report
    To learn about disability, follow Imani on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Imani_Barbarin 
    https://twitter.com/EricaJoy
    https://twitter.com/ekp 
    Black Girls Code
    Hack the Hood
    Bitch Media
    The Body is Not an Apology
    The Establishment


    Where to follow Nichole:


    Twitter: @NikkiElizDemere
    Website: https://nicholeelizabethdemere.com

    • 52 min
    S2 E7: Daniel Kempe and Matthew Spurr

    S2 E7: Daniel Kempe and Matthew Spurr

    In the seventh episode of Conversations with Quuu, we're switching up the usual format to celebrate the release of our shiny new app update! Quuu's co-founders, Daniel Kempe and Matthew Spurr, join Lucia to discuss what went wrong for Quuu in 2018 and how we're bouncing back in 2019.

    Quuu's blog: https://blog.quuu.co
    Lucia's Medium: https://medium.com/@luciafontaina
    Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/danielkempe
    Matt's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatthewSpurr

    • 38 min
    S2 E6: Georgiana Laudi

    S2 E6: Georgiana Laudi

    In the sixth episode of Conversations with Quuu Season 2, Lucia Fontaina-Powell chats to SaaS Marketing & Growth Advisor and Founder Georgiana Laudi about:

    - How Twitter introduced her to a career in SaaS marketing

    - What it’s really like to work at an early stage tech startup

    - The mistakes she sees tech founders making time and time again in their marketing

    - Why and how early or mid career marketers should make space for strategic thinking

    - Her personal relationship with work-life balance

    - Why she’s excited about the state of diversity in tech

    Where to follow Georgiana:

    Twitter: @ggiiaa 

    Forget The Funnel: https://forgetthefunnel.com 

    A Better CX: https://abettercx.com 

    • 48 min
    S2 E5: Ross Simmonds

    S2 E5: Ross Simmonds

    In the fifth episode of Conversations with Quuu Season 2, Lucia chats to Digital Marketing Strategist and founder of Foundation Marketing, Ross Simmonds, about:

    - Why he’s always wanted to work for himself and how he made that dream possible

    - His advice for budding marketers looking to build a successful career

    - The reason he doesn’t track his employees’ hours

    - The inspiration behind the content he creates

    - His approach to establishing a healthy work-life balance

    - How he thinks brands should handle creating socially conscious marketing campaigns



    Where to follow Ross's work:

    Personal blog: https://rosssimmonds.com 

    Twitter: @TheCoolestCool

    Foundation Inc blog: https://foundationinc.co 

    • 41 min

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