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Peers2Peers powered by Shopify is an eye-level conversation started by peers, for peers. Hosted by The Peers Project’s Michelle Akhidenor, this podcast invites some of the world’s most inspiring millennial thinkers to step away from their day-to-day and get real about the ups and downs of their biggest, boldest pursuits. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. Continue Reading >>
Peers2Peers powered by Shopify is an eye-level conversation started by peers, for peers. Hosted by The Peers Project’s Michelle Akhidenor, this podcast invites some of the world’s most inspiring millennial thinkers to step away from their day-to-day and get real about the ups and downs of their biggest, boldest pursuits. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information. << Show Less
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#214. LONDON TOUR: The Founder of “F*ck Being Humble” on Being Unapologetically Proud F*ck Being Humble isn’t just a book, it’s a global movement which is peeling away hundreds of years of repression, modesty and societal norms: the idea that certain people, specifically certain types of people, are better seen than heard. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Stefanie Sword-Williams shares the journey of starting a provocative brand in her mid-twenties, the resilience and perseverance paramount to successfully navigating criticism when you’re changing the status-quo, and why she doesn’t listen to the unsolicited advice of “men from Middle-America on Linkedin”.Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out F*ck Being Humble's website: https://www.fuckbeinghumble.com/Follow F*ck Being Humble on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fbeinghumble/Connect with Stefanie on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanieswordwilliams/Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
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#214. LONDON TOUR: The Founder of “F*ck Being Humble” on Being Unapologetically Proud F*ck Being Humble isn’t just a book, it’s a global movement which is peeling away hundreds of years of repression, modesty and societal norms: the idea that certain people, specifically certain types of people, are better seen than heard. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Stefanie Sword-Williams shares the journey of starting a provocative brand in her mid-twenties, the resilience and perseverance paramount to successfully navigating criticism when you’re changing the status-quo, and why she doesn’t listen to the unsolicited advice of “men from Middle-America on Linkedin”.Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out F*ck Being Humble's website: https://www.fuckbeinghumble.com/Follow F*ck Being Humble on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fbeinghumble/Connect with Stefanie on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefanieswordwilliams/Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
#213. The Co-Founder Of AFC Collection On Adapting Your Business Often when thinking about buying a home, we’re so concerned with purchasing the walls and the roof that filling it with furniture is a second-thought. But what if you could create that “home” feeling as soon as you sign the papers? This feeling is what spurred today’s guest, Audrey Joris into Co-Founding AFC Collection, a modern furniture leasing company. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, the entrepreneur shares the value in being a leader, grasping the gap in the market, and the importance of having people in your network that challenge you.Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out AFC Collection's website: https://afc-collection.co/-Connect with Audrey on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/audrey-joris-439095137/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#212. The Co-Founder Of Fore Transit On Being Intentional In Who You Build With Sometimes, being a dual citizen can feel like straddling two worlds. You’re always two halves, identifying with both, and perhaps never fully feeling like you’re “home”. However, being a dual citizen, or simply a citizen of the world, can give you opportunities and values that you’d never have otherwise. Today’s guest, Radin Rahimzadeh is an Iranian-American who credits her immigrant parents and citizenship as the reason for her Co-Founding the sustainable transportation company, Fore Transit. In this ep, Radin shares how to harness the immigrant value of gratitude, finding joy in the ecosystem around you, and why we should be giving back 110%. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Fore Transit's website: https://www.foretransit.io/-Connect with Radin on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/radinrahimzadeh/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#211. Dita Aisyah: The Founder Of Binar Academy On The Disadvantages Of Toxic Productivity We all know that your experiences as a child shape the course of your adult life. But what if your childhood was made up by ranking systems, competition, and lack of recognition? This was the case for today’s guest, Dita Aisyah. Now, Dita is the Co-Founder of learning app, Binar Academy. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Dita shares how she got out of the toxic productivity loop, why she urges people to make a difference with their one, precious life, and that it’s okay for your priorities to shift. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Binar Academy website: https://www.binaracademy.com//-Follow Binar Academy on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/academybinar/-Connect with Dita on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daisyah/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#210. Talia Datt: The Founder & Director Of The Social CliQ On Going All In ‘Taking the plunge’, it’s a phrase you hear often but how many examples do we have of people actually doing it? Today’s guest, Talia Datt, did just that when at 22 years old she founded The Social CliQ, a marketing agency specialising in social media. Now, Talia has two businesses, creating her second business, The Content CliQ during the pandemic. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Talia shares how she found the courage to take the entrepreneurial plunge at a young age, how to keep your eyes peeled for life-changing opportunities, and the value of working for free at the start of your entrepreneurial journey. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out The Social CliQ's website: https://www.thesocialcliq.com/-Follow The Social CliQ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesocialcliq/Connect with Talia on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/talia-datt/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#209. Amrutha Vasan: The Co-Founder Of Inspirit On Becoming Okay With Failure Have you ever been at the forefront of something, peers? Today’s guest, Amrutha Vasan, was a pioneer of using virtual reality in education settings during her studies at Stanford University. Now, she’s the Co-Founder of Inspirit, a VR company providing K-12 science coursework for students. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Amrutha shares how her experience at school led her to making education more accessible, the culture shock of living between India and the U.S, and the blurred lines around “the fallback option”. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Inspirit's website: https://www.inspiritvr.com/-Follow Inspirit on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inspiritvr/-Connect with Amrutha on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amruthavasan/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#208. Liam Hardey: The Co-Founder and CEO Of Cellfion On The Power In Pausing What did your childhood give you, peers? For today’s guest, Liam Hardey, his unique childhood spent in elite football gave him skills in discipline, grit, and consistency. Now, Liam is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cellfion, a Swedish start-up company that’s working to transition Earth to clean energy.In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Liam shares why your past path can help your future, what it’s like to lead a start-up that has over a decade of research behind it, and how to pick yourself up when you’re down.Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Cellfion's website: https://cellfion.se/-Connect with Liam on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liam-hardey-758659154/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#207. Alexandra Rico-Lloyd: The Founder of Bike Club On Being An “Accidental” Entrepreneur While some people have a clear vision for their entrepreneurial journey, many others tend to fall into it. This was certainly the case for today’s guest, Alexandra Rico-Lloyd who claims to be an “accidental” entrepreneur. And while Alexandra started her business with an aim to help children, the Bike Club has now raised over $17 million from investors. In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Alexandra shares how her winning idea came about, why you shouldn’t compare yourself with other people’s social media highlight reels, and how to make sure you start your business for the right reasons. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Bike Club's website: https://bikeclub.com/-Follow Bike Club on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jointhebikeclub/-Connect with Alex on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandraricolloyd/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
#206. Alexia Cooper: The Founder Of Bell Solar & Electrical Systems On The Revolving Doors Of Entrepreneurship You know what they say, peers, you’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Whether that’s true or not, there’s no denying that who you’re around can either drain or fill your metaphorical cup. In today’s episode of Peers2Peers, the Founder and CEO of Bell Solar & Electrical Systems Alexia Cooper shares why being around the right people is so important, how she’s lifting up other women in a male dominated field, and why you just need to think about laying the next ‘brick’. Discover more:Start your Shopify 14-day free trial: https://bit.ly/3fuq58C -Check out Bell Solar & Electrical Systems's website: https://bellelectricalsystems.com/-Connect with Alexia on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexiancooper/-Follow The Peers Project on Instagram: http://bit.ly/3adVmYG - See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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