Episode 34 | The Guinea Pig of Millennial Personal Finance | Erik Tozier

How does personal finance apply to your education, career planning, academic career, and lifestyle? Should you buy a house? Should you blog? My special guest and Human Guinea Pig Erik Tozier answers these questions, and more, in Episode 34. Great episode for students, young professionals, and parents. 

Links to posts we discussed:
https://www.themastermindwithin.com/fin-edu/backed-out-accepted-purchase-agreement/
https://www.themastermindwithin.com/fin-edu/who-says-houses-arent-good-investments-eriks-story-part-1/
https://www.themastermindwithin.com/thoughts/house-hacking-made-40000-roommates-moved/#comment-1650

Episode 33 | Going Viral, Becoming an Extrovert, and Writing Copy

Can you go viral? Learn from Saad Zaeem what it takes to get to the front of the headlines, how to use the "once a day" trick to hack your career and social life, and why college isn't the best learning medium for all highly intelligent people.

Saad's book recommendations:

  • Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy
  • Advertising Secrets of the Written Word by Joseph Sugarman
  • The Boron Letters by Gary Halbert

Episode 32 | Turning Down Harvard? | Schwarzman Scholar Max Seunik

Max Seunik is a degree candidate at Tsinghua Univeristy in Beijing as one of 110 of the inaugural cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, a fully funded graduate program focused on leadership & China (3% acceptance rate). 

Most recently he led two national field studies in Uganda aimed at evaluating development interventions with Innovations for Poverty Action, a global non-profit that discovers effective solutions to global poverty problems. He serves as Deputy Executive Director of Young Diplomats of Canada, a national non-partisan, non-profit organization that connects young leaders with global summits of the G20, World Bank & IMF, and UN. Max is also a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum. 

Previously, Max has advised and worked alongside the Minister of Health of Rwanda to manage a 5-country global health innovation research team, design health evaluation curriculum for a Rwandan university, and spearhead a new digital communications strategy. In civil society, Max works with CIVICUS -- the world alliance for citizen participation -- to redefine civic engagement for youth, including through liaising with partners from Europe to Southeast Asia. 

Max has presented original research at the United Nations, written for The Globe and Mail, and spoken at conferences around the world, including at TEDxGillings and in Indonesia, Turkey, Colombia, the United States and Canada. He studied public health and Islamic studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Public Health as a Morehead-Cain Scholar. 

Episode 28 | Dandan Zhu: Google, Diversity, and Getting Published

My good friend and Quora Top Writer Dandan Zhu joins me again on the podcast and discusses her recent publishing in Time, HuffPost, Forbes, Apple News, HuffPost UK, Newsweek, The Ladders, Inc, and Observer.

Today's episode is brought to you by Dandan Global, Dandan's headhunting and career coaching company helping professionals achieve the life and career you envision. Check out Dandanglobal.com and the Daily DANDAN Podcast if you're ready to start your career in headhunting and recruitment. I'm here to help you guys, so message me at www.millennialcommute.com for a chance to interview with recruitment firms hiring in every major metropolitan city!

Episode 27: Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss on "B.S., Inc."

B.S. Incorporated, called one of the Top 10 Business Books of 2016 by Wealth Management, in addition to receiving other praise and critical acclaim, is a must read! Authors Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss join me for an insightful conversation on their 40+ years of corporate communications experience, career advice, and having a meaningful career!

Pick up a copy and see what they do at http://www.rockandvossbooks.com/

Episode 22: Deep Thoughts with Henry Jones

I had a great conversation with my friend Henry Jones, a real estate investor and entrepreneur, regarding career development and planning, entrepreneurship, and life satisfaction. We had some very deep thoughts, and I really enjoyed today's show. Great episode for anyone curious about motivation, career planning, and general satisfaction.

Henry has a very interesting story and let's all encourage him to start a podcast of his own! 

Check out what Henry is doing at www.themastermindwithin.com! 

Episode 18: Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, and a touch of Philosophy

Join Computer Science student Kyle Loomis and me for a conversation on education, quantitative finance, management information systems, and the philosophy of technology.

A great story on college admissions, finding your fit, and leveraging supply and demand for success. Kyle's entrepreneurial spirit is evident in his activities inside and outside school.

Kyle is a Computer Science and MIS double major student at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. You can reach him with questions about today's show at loomi104@umn.edu !