Happy Valley 公开
[search 0]
更多

Download the App!

show episodes
 
The Happy Valley Hustle podcast tells the stories of those who run their own businesses, launch side-hustles and make the digital age work for them. It’s a celebration of challenging the old ways of doing things and sharing insights gained from success and failure. It's available the first and third Wednesday of each month on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify.
 
Curious of what it takes to grow a startup in Silicon Valley? Looking for tips and advice straight from Silicon Valley founders, leaders and experts? Expect lots of startup insights on Valley Talks! Subscribe to Valley Talks to never miss a single episode. We're mainly a video series, but happy to deliver audio interviews for those who prefer to listen. The host, Sylvia Gorajek, is the founder and producer of Valley Talks and owner of video production studio for tech startups – Denim Video. ...
 
Eben Holden - A Tale of the North Country. Having lost both parents and his home in northern Vermont, orphan Willie Brower is taken in by Eben Holden, "Uncle Eb" who transports him westward to save him from being sent to an orphanage. Through the Adirondacks and into the St. Lawrence valley they travel. Eben is kind, happy, and loves to tell stories to the youngster, many of which were to shape the life and ideals of Willie during his life. This story follows Willie as a young orphan, later ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
Ellen Matis is returning to the podcast to give you her social media forecast for 2021. As owner of Hello Social, Ellen specializes in helping small businesses maximize the impact of social media and delivers an episode packed with insights. Additionally, Ellen discusses growing her business over the last few years and launching a new podcast “Focu…
 
Recorded last year, "Schlow Labs: Creating and Promoting Your First Podcast" brings together three State College podcasters -- including "Happy Valley Hustle" host Bill Zimmerman -- to guide you through that first podcast. Learn how to set realistic expectations, target the right listeners, promote your episodes and find supportive communities of p…
 
Legs are warm and Austin Thomas' brand is on fire thanks to a collection of sherpa-lined jeans. A supply chain student at Penn State, Thomas launched Jerpa (the "J" in jeans + sherpa), and his entrepreneurial venture is generating cash and creating buzz. Hear Austin discuss how innovation, hard work and a team of ambassadors have built his business…
 
Reflexion is a startup in the cutting-edge space of neuro-fitness, using technology to help athletes improve their reactions times and coaches to assess players' abilities. Matt Roda, co-founder and chief marketing officer, went from juggling classes with entrepreneurship to partnering with Major League Baseball. Hear Matt discuss making a pivot, t…
 
Host Bill Zimmerman reflects on an end-of-year failure: selling vintage ugly Christmas sweatshirts using Shopify through his side hustle, Cool School Vintage. In this solocast, he outlines what went wrong and what three pieces of information would have predicted that selling this particular item via Instagram through Shopify was a bad idea. 🎤 SEND …
 
As a host of "Democracy Works," Jenna Spinelle is generating thoughtful analysis around critical issues and furthering the mission of The McCortney Institute for Democracy at Penn State. She also founded a podcasting network "united around the goal of helping listeners understand what’s broken in our democracy, and how people are working together t…
 
The world of tea is steeped in culture, natural ingredients and an appreciation for doing things a little more slowly, according to Joyce Yong of Spectral Tea. Joyce shares her story of developing Spectral with the full support of her employer, stirring up an appreciation for tea brewing and how what's in the cup is only half the story. 🎤 SEND a vo…
 
Marisa Vicere shares her story of building a nonprofit that's "Opening minds, saving lives" after a family tragedy moved her to action. With the Jana Marie Foundation, she's sparking conversations, building community support and taking the stigma away from mental health topics. Her how she built a nonprofit, generated public support and enabled vit…
 
A quick solocast from Bill offering up 10 content ideas so your brand can generate attention and spark conversations during the holiday season. With shopping events like #CyberMonday, fun social media holidays and a season for reflection, opportunities are plentiful for sharing content that connects. *This is an audio version of the monthly Help Yo…
 
Nick Unis went from loving sneakers to crafting his own cutting-edge footwear with 3-D printing. Unis Brands' first model, Yin & Yang, is now generating buzz for its design and sustainable footprint, while Nick's story of tenacity and patience is attracting lots of interest. Hear what it's like to 3-D print your dream into reality. This episode's "…
 
Rogue state slogan campaigns, politics-scented candles and T-shirts for our stressed-out times -- Kentucky for Kentucky is a weird and insanely creative brand that knows how to grab attention. Co-founder Whit Hiler tells you how to embrace an opportunity, think creatively and recover from missteps as you search for that next big idea. This episode'…
 
Greg Woodman's entrepreneurial spirit goes back to college when he recognized the depth of Penn State fandom and created products for those who bled blue & white. He'd go on to sell cardboard cut-outs of legendary coach Joe Paterno, start publications that endure to this day and head up marketing efforts for action sports brand Airwalk. He's curren…
 
This solocast delivers five steps toward better podcasting. After more than two and half years, Bill reflects on his "Happy Valley Hustle" experience, outlining steps that can help you launch a podcast or revitalize your show. This was recorded Oct. 12 during a talk with Katie O'Toole's podcasting class at Penn State University. Take a listen to Ka…
 
PJ Mullen had a big idea: Work for Penn State football coach James Franklin. As a popular radio personality with a knack for engaging fans and being a connector in the State College area, Mullen made bold moves toward landing his dream job. Now, he's a director of marketing in Penn State Athletics. Hear how he made his vision a reality, and what's …
 
A quick solocast from Bill on why emojis are good for business. Hear how these tiny images can improve the performance of social media posts, make business communications more personal and, even, generate publicity. This is an audio version of the monthly Help Your Hustle tips that appear on the "Happy Valley Hustle" email blast. Sign up to keep th…
 
As the director of digital marketing for Seth Godin's Akimbo Workshops, Taylor Harrington is immersed in virtual work and online education. Taylor delivers insights into learning from a marketing master (Godin), offers quick Zoom hacks and gives tips for working from home. If you have Zoom fatigue, this is your remedy. Taylor also recently intervie…
 
Nate O'Brien boasts 733,000+ subscribers on YouTube, delivering advice on productivity, personal finance and minimalism. Only in his early 20s, Nate has found a formula for getting seen and making money on a platform that serves up a billion hours of video to viewers every day. Hear his advice for finding subject matter that will rack up views (2 m…
 
Seth Mason's passion for gaming and entrepreneurial pedigree has led him to having two businesses in his early 20s: The Esport Company and Seth's Socks. He's already learned a lot about engaging people digitally, building a team and preserving through challenges. Hear a breakdown of the burgeoning competitive gaming business, and what you can learn…
 
The host, Bill Zimmerman, dives into his plan for future-proofing himself in an age of disruption. He discusses building your own strategy for motivation, knowledge acquisition and objective-setting. Hear how you can use this model to heighten awareness and encourage lifelong learning. 📥 DOWNLOAD the Future Proof Worksheet as you steel yourself for…
 
Joe Battista made his name in the ice arenas of Penn State and is now delivering a mindset wake-up call that's like a check into the boards. Hear him break down what it means to dream big, keep it real and get things done. It's important to have dreams, Battista says, but you also need a clear-eyed understanding of current realities and your talent…
 
Ashley AsShire balances a full-time gig in higher education with a side business offering career mentoring. She's monetizing her expertise through coaching with Mentor Me and advancing her brand with a podcast, "Schoolin Life." Hear what it takes to be a thought leader -- find your skills, create materials and promote your services. ▶️ MAKE your po…
 
Host Bill Zimmerman reflects on his vintage clothing side hustle and how Etsy sales have made up for an absence of pop-up vendor markets. Hear his three tips for making more sales on Etsy, Facebook and other digital marketplaces. ***Visit the Cool School Etsy shop. ***For 15% percent off, click this link or use promo code: COOL 15. Make sure you al…
 
While serving time in federal prison, Hector Guadalupe found a path to bettering his life: personal training. After his release, he built a business and founded a nonprofit to help formerly incarcerated individuals rebuild their lives by building bodies. Hear his story of self-belief, resourcefulness and advocacy. Learn more about the Centre County…
 
Erik Foley, the director of sustainability in Penn State's Smeal College of Business, explains how a more enlightened idea of business success is taking hold and what Penn State is doing to further this sustainable approach. As more brands take a stand for racial justice and express compassion during a pandemic, Erik also discusses how businesses n…
 
CEO Cindy Pasquinelli and her team at the nonprofit Strawberry Fields have taken a entrepreneurial approach to furthering their mission and raising money: a coffee shop. Opened in 2018, Good Day Cafe is staffed by adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnoses. Cindy shares insights gained from decades guiding a nonprofit, and di…
 
Rising from Western Pa. to the Ivy League to the C-suite, Keith Ferrazzi has acquired hard-won lessons in networking, mentorship and leadership. He's shared those lessons in the New York Times bestsellers "Who’s Got Your Back" and "Never Eat Alone," and he just released "Leading Without Authority: How the New Power of Co-Elevation Can Break Down Si…
 
Emperor of Fun David Raymond spent 16 years under the green fur of the Phillie Phanatic, gaining insights that would shape his professional life long after his mascot hijinks ended. Now, he helps others use fun to be happier, healthier and more productive. He's the founder of the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana, and helps teams unleash masc…
 
Bob Morgan is taking lessons learned from decades of entrepreneurship to now generate content that educates and inspires with his company Talaria Media and nonprofit Pivotal Moments. He's also the Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications' innovator-in-residence, but you don't have to be on campus to hear his advice on devloping men…
 
With coronavirus creating fear, restrictions and new challenges to doing business, small business owners are making major adjustments. Three friends of the show, explain how they’re coping with the disruption: Susan Lopez, Rony's Place Restaurant & Pizzeria Eddie Fisher, Badger & Hound Barber Co. Zack Rackovan, Ardor & Forge ▶️ MAKE your podcasting…
 
Scott Walker and Joe Putnam wear a lot of hats -- of ball caps -- in their roles with the State College Spikes minor league baseball team. That’s especially true now that the respective general manager and director of communications are fighting to keep their team alive. With one of 42 teams in danger of losing major league affiliation, they’re in …
 
With coronavirus creating fear, restrictions and new challenges to doing business, small business owners are making major adjustments. John Peterson, business consultant with the Penn State Small Business Development Center, explains the situation and highlights an the expanding system of educational and financial resources. Additionally, three for…
 
Husband and wife team Laura Mustio and Justin Gruneberg are creating something to write home about with Cards Don't Matter. Their greeting card startup celebrates the power of hand-written messages coupled with bright, quirky designs. With their spring collection now available, the artistic duo discusses connection, inspiration and teamwork in purs…
 
Goat cheese, meatballs, honey, mac 'n' cheese -- the minds of Snap Pizza know the ingredients for making memorable and delicious pies. In this live interview, co-founder Aaron Nocks and partner Rob Wasserman, give a clear-eyed look at entrepreneurship, including how to bounce back from failure, embrace experimentation and define your mission. The p…
 
He doesn’t have any championship rings, but Todd Radom has been winning in multiple sports for more than 25 years as a graphic designer. He’s left his mark by designing branding elements for the likes of the Los Angeles Angels, the MLB All-Star Game and even the Super Bowl. He’s also the author of “Winning Ugly: A Visual History of the Most Bizarre…
 
Adriana Lacy is all in on the digital age. As an audience engagement editor at The Los Angeles Times, she’s tasked with driving eyeball’s to journalists’ work using various digital strategies, and she's committed to helping others tap into the power of the digital world. She’s an adjunct instructor at USC, distributes a newsletter on the intersecti…
 
Rob Z has built a conference: L.I.T. (Leadership, Impact & Technology) 2020, coming Feb. 28 to Altoona. Rob is leveraging connections made through podcasting, broadcasting and social media marketing to assemble a lineup of speakers ready to light a fire under entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders. Hear how he pulled it off and how a willingness to …
 
Nick Bayer is the founder and CEO of Saxbys, the coffee chain with a mission to "Make Life Better." The Philadelphia-based business boasts 30 locations and 500+ team of employees, including college students running cafes on campuses such as Penn State, Georgetown and Penn. Nick discusses unifying employees on a shared mission, branding and getting …
 
No brick-and-mortar? No problem. Pop-ups and food trucks are presenting entrepreneurs with less costly entries into doing business. Hear how vision, persistence and community create a recipe for success. The panelists are: Flávia Barger, Brazilian Munchies Brad Groznik, Pop-Up Ave Pamela Luu, Still Hot A Hippie Dan Murphy, State College Borough cou…
 
In the first solocast of 2020, host Bill Zimmerman reflects on a lifelong struggle with taking risks and challenging the status quo. His solution in the new year: Being more weird. Hear his three-step plan for thinking boldly and getting comfortable being uncomfortable. To hear the two podcast episodes mentioned in the solocast: Christian Baum -- M…
 
Print isn't dead -- especially when there's a compelling story to tell with a lot of passion and engaging imagery. Maggie Anderson and Matt Fern are the minds behind Provisions Magazine, a quarterly magazine "dedicated to exploring and celebrating every ingredient throughout Pennsylvania’s food scene, from the farms to the food to the chefs." Hear …
 
In the 2019 solocast wrap-up, host Bill Zimmerman discusses goals for monetizing the podcast, gives his recommendations for the must-listen episodes of the year and seeks listener feedback to take "Happy Valley Hustle" to the next level in 2020. Please take a moment to complete a brief survey to make the "Happy Valley Hustle" podcast better for you…
 
Christian Baum is a renaissance man -- a designer, an entrepreneur and a collector of experiences that shake up his way of seeing things. Christian discusses his philosophy and his creations, including Giv Local, a startup that directs businesses' credit card fees toward local charities. Make sure you always Hear The Hustle: Web: https://www.billzh…
 
Penn State senior Zac Cowell has fashioned the ideal side hustle, one that connects his passion for clothes with making money. Exclusively doing business through Instagram at Joe Pa's Closet, he tracks done Penn State apparel from the '80s and '90s, and sells it to Nittany Lions looking to make a fashion statement. Zac discusses the art of picking,…
 
Zack Rackovan eye for design and love of the outdoors inspired Ardor & Forge, his micro-brand watch company that's gearing up for the sale of its first line. With resolve as tough as his watches, Zack breaks down how passion and hard work fueled his idea. Make sure you always Hear The Hustle: Web: https://www.billzhustle.com/podcast/ Facebook: http…
 
Marisa Cameron is a junior at Penn State, taking on real clients as part of the student-run PR agency Happy Valley Communications. HVC is getting out the word about Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State and programming from Nov. 10 to 14 can help Penn Staters and community members make their ideas a reality. At GEW, host Bill Zimmerman will mo…
 
Loading …

快速参考指南

Google login Twitter login Classic login