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The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. Our audience consists of education leaders from around the world, plus start ups, learning and development specialists, bluechips, investors, Government and media. The Edtech Podcast is downloaded 2000+ each week from 145 countries in total, with UK, US & Australia the top 3 downloading countries. Podcast series have included Future Tech for Education, ...
 
Have you been forced to work from home by your employer? Have you been laid off and are feeling depressed at home? Do you want to make money while working from home? When your W-2 world changes and you're told to work from home, or when work sends you home and tells you that you have to use vacation time if you want to get paid, it's time to figure out how. Adam Schroeder and Naresh Vissa have been working from home for over a decade each, and are here to teach you how to not only prove your ...
 
The Uptake with Anna Chu is a new show on all things tech and community. Host Anna Chu will be traveling and introducing you to people all over the world as she follows the path of Microsoft Ignite The Tour. The show covers topics in the world of tech, as well as uncovers people’s journeys - and how-tos - of professional learning, development and community building. You will meet inspiring people in the community of tech and get inspired to be a part of a vast and expanding community in your ...
 
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In late February 2020, Naresh went on the Success Quest show to discuss "digital economics" and the tech revolution. This episode was recorded before the widespread lockdowns and economic recession, and listening to it now makes it all the more timely. Here are some quotables from Naresh's appearance: "I can't even imagine what differences we will …
 
What's in this episode? This week’s bonus episode is a LIVE recording featuring a discussion I hosted at the FROG20 conference in August with two school leaders talking about how they kept calm and carried on during 2020. Stay listening in if you’re facing the rest of 2020 and feeling like you need a boost or some extra ideas on how to manage the m…
 
What happens when you start being honest with yourself? Gary John Bishop joins Adam and Naresh to discuss what happens when you actually are honest, the worst self-help advice you can follow, his urban philosophy and more. Gary John Bishop is the New York Times' bestselling author of Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life, Stop Do…
 
“We’re stoked to hire a 10x Software Ninja with a coffee obsession who loves to work hard and play harder.” Looking for an engineering job requires you to wade through cringy job descriptions. Inspired by changes in the market, in this episode we explore good, bad, and ugly job descriptions. We start by looking at a recent posting by Tuple, who pre…
 
What exactly makes a work space? Is it a massive area with lots of desks? Is it a single room with a conference table? Mark Gilbreath, Founder & CEO of LiquidSpace and host of the Flexible Office Economy podcast, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss how his company is helping companies figure out what types of office spaces will be needed post-pandemic…
 
The first question every workers asks is the simplest: what am I worth? Adam and Naresh spend today discussing various ways that workers can price their services when they aren't working as a full-time employee. It's not as straightforward as it is when you're a W-2 employee, but it will allow you to focus your energy on the area that you excel in …
 
During this time of uncertainty, how can workers be highly effective from home? Todd Davis, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of FranklinCovey and Wall Street Journal bestselling co-author of Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss the power of The 7 Habits of …
 
What's in this episode? COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the student experience. This first episode in the second season of our "The Edge" series, supported by Salesforce.Org, is all about the campus reopening and how to best support both the institution and students during this time. Four guests share ideas around contact tracing, wellbeing, hybr…
 
Imagine you’re browsing a web page using only a keyboard. A loud and looping video pops up that’s impossible to close without a mouse. Now you’re trapped there. Forever. This horror story is commonly experienced on websites that haven’t been designed with accessibility in mind. This episode continues our discussion on what you should do to improve …
 
The worker of the year is, most likely, going to be the IT worker. There are so many moving parts to the industry, with asset management being an absolutely critical part of the equation. Dr. Barbara Rembiesa, President & CEO of the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM), joins Adam and Naresh to discuss how to tell if you're prepa…
 
A peek into our new HigherEd series, with Salesforce.Org. This series takes a fresh look at higher education and digital transformation. Clips used in this trailer to "set the scene" of HigherEd in 2020; Iain Harper, Head of Digital, Oxford University Business School, Digital Transformation at the World's Oldest University @ Salesforce Higher Ed Su…
 
In November 2019, Naresh went on the Marketer of the Day show with Robert Plank to discuss the changing online and digital economy and what that means for everyday workers. Although this episode was published last year, it is even more relevant today. Naresh also talks about the "struggle" while starting and running his home-based businesses. He ha…
 
What's in this episode? A pre-COVID workplace learning technology chat. In this episode we throwback to a past recording at Reimagine Education in December 2019, where we were in pre-COVID times chatting about the power of workplace learning technology in our Voctech Podcast LIVE session. You will hear about: setting courageous goals going from tra…
 
The largest expense any of us have in our life is taxes. There are ways to reduce our tax bill, however, but it involves constantly changing your tax strategy as the market conditions change. Adam Fayed, founder of Global Online Financial Advisory Firm, joins Adam and Naresh again to explore whether bonds are still worth investing in, how to make y…
 
We’ve all been there. You’re trying to close an ad on your browser, but the button is too small and you’ve accidentally opened it instead. Poor web design can easily frustrate even the most agile-fingered, able-bodied techies. Imagine what it’s like for users with challenges that can range from visual impairment to limited motor function. On today’…
 
Many people only invest through their company's 401k program. Outside of that it's primarily bank accounts. But when you branch out on your own, how do you invest? What kind of account do you need? What sorts of things should you be looking to invest in? Adam Fayed, founder of Global Online Financial Advisory Firm, joins Adam and Naresh to explain …
 
What's in this episode? The next in our mini-series on the edtech demonstrator programme in England, this time with a focus on back to school and college. Lots of tips on continuity of learning, plus peer to peer and wellbeing support. Also in this episode, Fergus Bruce of Sublime talking us through this week’s guest blog and Caroline Wright of BES…
 
The PPP was a vital injection of money for small businesses. One of the main tenants of Modern Monetary Theory is a Jobs Guarantee, where anyone who wants a job can get one by going to the government and asking for one. But can we combine the PPP with a jobs guarantee and make it where private companies will do the job? Listen in as Adam and Naresh…
 
Everyone might be working from home right now, but not everyone is enjoying it. Codi is a new app that is trying to help people solve that problem of working from home while still social distancing. Christelle Rohaut, founder and CEO of Codi, explains to Adam and Naresh how her app solves the two big problems of working from home, and how it's diff…
 
Rate the show 5 stars wherever you listen in order to solve world hunger... don't be selfish. Episode 79 features particle physicist and cosmologist Dr. Dan Hooper. We discuss that time "NASA Detected a Parallel Universe" and whether that story is fact or fiction. We also discuss the biggest problems in astrophysics - from dark matter to dark energ…
 
More workers are calling for a four-day workweek, with many claiming that it increases productivity, revenue, and workplace satisfaction. In today’s episode, we dive into the subject with show producer William Jeffries who is in the enviable position of having the mythic four-day workweek. While it didn’t seem impactful to him from the outset, Will…
 
Whether at home or in the office, there are defining qualities and behaviors that produce the best results in business. Today, David Dye and Karin Hurt, #1 bestselling co-authors of Winning Well: A Manager's Guide to Getting Results---Without Losing Your Soul and the new book Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Microinnovators, Problem Solve…
 
What's in this episode? This week’s episode shares the work of edtech demonstrator schools and colleges in England. The EdTech Demonstrator Programme is a network of schools and colleges across England who exhibit effective practice in the use of technology. The Demonstrator Schools and Colleges involved in the programme provide professional develo…
 
Today's landscape has changed the way we experience almost everything. One of those things is sports. Naresh details his experience "attending" an NBA game recently, and he and Adam explore the new trend in home building with "work from home" packages. Website: Featured Photo by tommy boudreau on Unsplash www.WorkFromHomeShow.com…
 
In the prove-it world of working from home, how do you show to your company that you're a rockstar? Debbie Lundberg, author of REMOTE WORK ROCKSTAR: How to Work and Lead Successfully in a Virtual Environment, joins Adam and Naresh to discuss how remote rockstars are different than office rockstars, visual work etiquette, the slobification of Americ…
 
Today’s show marks our reaching of the final letter in our discussion of SOLID, the D, which stands for the Dependency Inversion principle! We kick things off with a bit of research on exactly what the Dependency Inversion principle states, and from there we unpack what implementing it in the real world might look like. Our conversation is all abou…
 
Unions have been an incredibly controversial topic since their inception. Some say they're the lifeblood of the working class who have brought about immense good. Others say they're bureaucratic organizations that stymie new workers from coming in and are just out for their own self-interest. But when people leave the work place and start working f…
 
Naresh predicted the current economic changes and global labor transformation way back in November 2019 when he went on the Financial Survival Network. We're going to republish that interview he did so you can prepare yourself - and your families - for the coming changes in employment so you can make yourself as valuable as possible while still mak…
 
What's in this episode? This week’s episode is all about some of the immediate responses to training through technology in the wake of COVID-19. You’ll hear from professionals in both early years and further education, on how they engaged learners, helped support rapid training of the workforce and the long term positive impact. We talk about fundi…
 
The simple fact is that every office has people of multiple generations. It's imperative on boss/manager/leader to figure out how to navigate the differences in each age range in order to ensure success. The simple fact of the matter is that leaders are only there to get results. So you have to bridge the technological divide (ESPECIALLY when every…
 
We’re back on SOLID ground. Today we explore the ‘I’ in SOLID, A.K.A the interface segregation principle or ISP. After debating how inappropriately the principle is named, we dive into what it means, that “no client should be forced to depend on methods it does not use.” We drill even further into what this means by using the metaphor of a Swiss Ar…
 
Leaders are made, not born. Many businesses, however, don't take the time to set up their employees for success when they're promoting them. Adam and Naresh are joined by former two-time national Salesperson-of-the-Year Kelly Riggs to discuss how you can figure out whether teams are succeeding in spite of or because of their leader, how you can avo…
 
Adam and Naresh pay homage to a forgotten group of people who are making the work from home movement an actual reality for so many in today's workplace. They also discuss work from home friendly places overseas, and the difficulties maintaining a podcast. Website: Featured Photo by Jessica Podraza on Unsplash www.WorkFromHomeShow.com…
 
One of the biggest concerns of employers when looking at running a remote work force is simple: how do I know they're actually working? Answering this question is crucial both to the employer and the employee. If the employee can prove they're working at home then they're more likely to be allowed to work from home after the pandemic subsides. Liam…
 
Around the globe, tens of millions of students are using Codecademy to learn programming during the pandemic. Just ask MLB pitcher Jared Hughes who learned Python to analyze his performance. This episode, we talk with Zach Sims, co-founder of Codecademy, all about the shifting job market and how people are going online to learn how to code. Early i…
 
How do you hire people with no in-person interviews? How can you hire people full time who live on the other side of the world? Team dynamics are important, and it's going to get harder to figure out as work becomes more remote. Liam Martin, co-founder and CMO of Time Doctor, the Running Remote Conference, and Staff.com, joins Adam and Naresh to di…
 
"Companies will figure out that it's better for employees to work from home. People are most productive outside of office hours. People have family stuff to take care of. Offices have sick people coming in for no reason and getting everyone else sick." Today's episode is an interview Naresh did with Deb Krier on The Business Power Hour back in 2017…
 
How can you be productive, engaged, AND sane in today's turbulent times? John Paul Mendocha joins Adam and Naresh to discuss THE MOST IMPORTANT skills you need to be successful working from home. John Paul teaches how to tell if you're business is going to succeed in the first 5 minutes, how to run productive virtual meetings, hiring people remotel…
 
Welcome to the third episode of the GLOBAL edition of our What Matters in Edtech Series, our podcast collaboration with Bett. This podcast series is all about the things that matter in education, and how and when tech might help. A big shout out to Bett for supporting this series, to HP for supporting this episode, and to our fantastic guests for m…
 
For those of you who have been waiting for the next letter of the SOLID series, we are happy to finally discuss the 'L' in SOLID, which is the Liskov substitution principle, or as we like to call it, the LSP. If you’re like us and the LSP conjures up an image of a long-gone mathematician, think again. It is actually a principle developed by Barbara…
 
Covid-19 has had a massive impact on schooling in America. But will the increase in homeschooling really happen? Adam and Naresh discuss Ron Paul's article about his thoughts on the potential increase of homeschoolers and whether that's an accurate assumption. They also discuss the CDC recommended guidelines for school reopenings and why we need to…
 
The 24 hour news cycle can lead anyone to think the world is coming to an end and there's no hope left. Dan Millman is back with Adam and Naresh, this time to discuss parenting in today's environment, how we can best help our children, and how to combat loneliness in today's world. Dan is author of the newly revised 25th anniversary edition of THE …
 
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