41 episodes

Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.

The Moonlighters’ Club: Entrepreneurs Living As Employees Joel Edwards: Podcaster and Moonlighter

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.9, 63 Ratings

Sometimes having a job just isn’t enough. Welcome to the Moonlighters' Club where we interview aspiring entrepreneurs who work full-time jobs. Our host, Joel Edwards, would spend his down time at work building a mobile app. He then realized he wasn't the only employee there with dreams that went beyond a 9-to-5. Join him as he discusses living on a steady diet of ambition and no sleep, with a new guest every month.

    Ivy Watts x Beatutifully, Simply, You

    Ivy Watts x Beatutifully, Simply, You

    Meet Ivy Watts.

    A former student-athlete who graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a top 30 finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. During her collegiate career, Ivy struggled daily with anxiety, self-worth and depression.

    After seeking help, Ivy now promotes mental wellness and reduces stigma around mental illness by sharing her story through public speaking and her blog, Beautifully Simply You.

    • 36 min
    Jon and Leandro of FLKR: Mixing Friendship and Business

    Jon and Leandro of FLKR: Mixing Friendship and Business

    Meet Jon and Leandro.

    Originally from Arizona, They moved to Boston to pursue professional opportunities. Soon, they created the FLKR lighter, a lighter that doubles as a fidget device. 

    Their mission is to enhance the traditional lighter experience, while breaking down to societal stigmas around the emerging Cannabis industry. Listen to them explain how it's possible to create and run a successful business with your best friend.

    • 27 min
    Weekly Check-in

    Weekly Check-in

    I was able to unwind during the long weekend. When I wasn't grilling, I was working on the mockups for the email newsletter I'm building. Last week was a productive one. I hope to continue that this week while I work on my content calendar and social media content.

    • 9 min
    Weekly Check-In 5/18

    Weekly Check-In 5/18

    Last week sucked. I worked 60+ hours and spent no time building out this podcast.  This week I take my time back.   My update:

    Personal

    Almost ready to grill. Hit up Home Depot for char-wood and accessories.
    HUGE order on savory spice

    Hitting up Caribbean Crescent for meat


    Work

    worked late every day and worked on the weekend. Fail.
    Set boundaries.  Pushing back on ridiculous demands and clients


    Podcast

    Finishing email template this week
    Interviewed Anthony Dubose last week

    • 6 min
    Weekly Check-In 5/10

    Weekly Check-In 5/10

    Personal Updates

    Craft Beer Cellar came through (franchise possibility)
    Quarantine Afro

    Bourbon Power Rankings
    Almost Summer
    Mothers day!

    Work Updates

    My day is one giant phone call
    The beauty of working with resellers
    For entrepreneurs, every job is an internship


    Podcast Updates

    Organizing my work schedule
    Adding to the check-in video
    New email newsletter (research then create)
    HTML is a +
    Content is key

    • 18 min
    Spotlight: Jon & Andres

    Spotlight: Jon & Andres

    This week, the spotlight is on Jonathan Huang and Andres Giraldo.

    Former students of the entrepreneurship program at Suffolk University.  Jon and Andres learned the benefits of business ownership from their parents.

    They're looking produce the same results for themselves.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

Josa laka ,

Awesome!

I love this podcast. Everybody should listen it. Highly recommend!

Kevin Busch ,

Great Concept, Even Better Execution!

Joel is an excellent podcast host! He finds people who are passionate about their side hustles and explores how they're able to balance their day job and their dreams. An always entertaining, informative listen!

LTrain2217 ,

the audio quality is bad

bad audio quality, makes it very hard to listen to

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