Smash Notes | Today in podcasts The best new podcast episodes, summarized. 60 A conversation with Naval Ravikant Naval Ravikant is an entrepreneur, angel investor, philosopher and bibliophile. He's a modern philosopher with timeless wisdom, and in this episode he explains how to live a full happy life, free of distractions and worries. Tue, 18 May 2021 02:30:48 +0000 FI - Daniel Dewar (Paperchain) On Making Money As Musician Online Daniel is the founder of Paperchain. Paperchain delivers early access for streaming revenue to artists, management and label teams. Mon, 17 May 2021 02:30:44 +0000 My wish: Protect our oceans | Sylvia Earle Sun, 16 May 2021 02:30:27 +0000 65: Five Ways College Teachers Can Improve Their Instruction Most people who teach at the college level do so without any formal training. In this episode, Norman Eng, author of Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students, shares five strategies college teachers can... Sat, 15 May 2021 02:30:21 +0000 The Scoutzie Story (feat. Kirill Zubovsky) was a marketplace for high-end design where anyone could find and book fantastic professional designers to design apps, websites, and logos. The company formed in 2011 and raised a small seed round, took part in Y Combinator in 2012, but eventually failed to achieve venture-scale growth. As of 2015, the Scoutzie team decided to shut the product down. Kirill and Anthony discuss the experiences, and what’s to come next. Fri, 14 May 2021 02:31:20 +0000 Professor Sheena Cruickshank Immunologist & Microbiome Enthusiast How do we manage to remain in good health (at least most of the time) in a world full of microorganisms that think our bodies are the equivalent of Magaluf? Does ‘imposter syndrome’ ever go away? And just what the heck is the microbiome!? All of these questions and more were answered when we returned to The Salutation Inn in Manchester for a catch up with Sheena Cruickshank, Professor of Immunology and Public Engagement expert. Sheena works on the immune system, more specifically looking at the cross-talk between different immune cells and how this shapes our immune response when we encounter something that shouldn’t be in our bodies. We sat down for a pint with Sheena to talk about some of the unexpected features of the immune system, the hot topic of the microbiome as well as the glamorous world of faecal transplants, which are exactly what they sound like… Thu, 13 May 2021 02:31:15 +0000 James Cridland on What Podcasting Can Learn From Radio James Cridland is a podcaster, writer, public speaker, and a radio host. He is also the founder of Today he shares his view on the future of podcasts, what works, what does not, and what might be the nest big opportunity in the business. Wed, 12 May 2021 02:31:03 +0000 A Founders Guide to Feeling Feelings Running a business is difficult and comes with a lot of stress that if not managed properly can lead to a lot of problems for a founder. Tue, 11 May 2021 02:31:12 +0000 What's on Your Mind in That Brain of Yours? Mon, 10 May 2021 02:31:19 +0000 Episode 64: Customise Your Microblog with Miraz Jordan, aka @Miraz <p>This week, <a href="">Miraz Jordan</a> returns to the podcast to talk about her new project, <a href="">How To Customise</a>. She first appeared on <a href="">Micro Monday Episode 35</a>.</p> <p>Miraz tells us how she went from a teaching career to creating her own business as an internet instructor and co-authoring a book on Word Press. Then we take a look at the tutorials she&rsquo;s created, starting with basic customizations that don&rsquo;t require any special skills or experience. Miraz also recommends folks check out <a href="">Mars Edit</a>, the blogging software by <a href="">Daniel Jalkut</a>, which she used to author all the posts on How To Customise</p> <p>At 35 minutes, this episode is a bit longer than a typical Micro Monday, but for those interested in learning more about customizing their microblogs, there is a lot of great information to help you get started. (There is also a quail update.)</p> <p><audio controls="controls" src="" preload="none" /></p> Sun, 09 May 2021 02:31:05 +0000 Jonathan Sposato Serial entrepreneur, Jonathan Sposato, was the first person in history to sell two companies to Google. Since then, he's become chairman of Geekwire and PicMonkey and has recently made waves in the Seattle community by announcing he will only invest in female-founded companies moving forward. Hear from Jonathan firsthand on how he’s always felt like an outsider but hasn’t let it stop him from achieving incredible success. His unique childhood and growing up as an Asian-American in a predominately white community shaped him to become, in his words, “more of a Nick Carraway than a Jay Gatsby.” Jonathan's wisdom on family, business and life in general is something everyone needs to hear.  Sat, 08 May 2021 02:31:24 +0000 The Kids Are Worth It Parenting expert and best selling author Barbara Coloroso shares her three foundational principles of child-rearing, how to get kids to be accountable for their actions, and what we can do as parents to raise confident, happy children. --- This... Fri, 07 May 2021 02:31:03 +0000