Charles has coached and mentored dozens of developers from ‘Beginner to Advanced’ in areas of both technology and career. He has helped several of them find their first/remote programming job. He has used these same techniques to find several jobs himself and numerous freelancing clients with both local and remote companies.
I think you will enjoy this lively and resource-packed discussion. Charles talks to us about his entrepreneurship journey, his work with Podcasts, how to manage a successful podcast, coding, career freedom, DevChat.tv and the personal details of his life.
• [01:03] – Charles starts our conversation by telling us how he started podcasting. He says that his friend influenced him. His first interview was interviewing a fellow Podcaster.
• [02:55] – He tells us how he started the Ruby Rogues show which was a framework for building web applications and 8 years later, he started a panel show with a few of his friends. He also started other shows where his friends and experts discuss about coding.
• [04:20] – He talks about getting Advertisers for his podcast. He says the smaller shows currently have one or two sponsors each. He takes us through their shows, starting a new podcast, entrepreneurship, discipline and advice in Podcasting.
• [20:45] – Charles takes us through what he does when he is not podcasting. He says that he has been writing a book and putting together video courses that have not yet been released. He also takes us through his future plans, career freedom and religious views.
• [47:40] – Charles sums up our discussion by his sentiments saying, “It`s nice to see that people have different opinions and care about different things; that is what makes the world colorful!”
Quotes by the Guest:
• [04:00] – “The largest show gets about 20,000-25,000 downloads per episode released weekly!”
• [16:55] – “Money is the Oxygen to your business!”
• [24:50] – “When I decided to go fully into podcasting… it was because I was able to help people make a difference in their lives and It was making me happy too!”
© 2018 Get A Grip Studios