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The Future of Upskilling and Professional Development w/ Loren Cohen & Laura Holden (Skillful)

Loren Cohen and Laura Holden come up to share how Skillful thinks about building a world-class professional development online school and community that is adaptive to the needs of industry.

Selective Admissions and Building Bootcamp Communities w/ Kai Neo (Rocket Academy)

Kai Neo comes on to talk about his journey from Silicon Valley to founding a Rocket Academy, a bootcamp serving aspiring engineers in South-East Asia.

Making Online Learning More Human w/ Martin Ramsin (Career Foundry)

Martin Ramsin talks about how his experience with a poorly built online course inspired him to build one of the first fully online coding bootcamps.

Revitalizing Mid-West Talent w/ Anthony Hughes (Tech Elevator)

Anthony Hughes comes on to discuss how he founded Tech Elevator to bring strong engineering talent to the Mid-West.

3x Bootcamp CEO to Building an A16z Competitor w/ Harsh Patel

Harsh Patel is the former CEO of MakerSquare, HackReactor, and Galvanize. His latest venture, Macro supports web3 companies through talent placement and security audits.

Are Cohort-based Courses Dead?

I share my thoughts about the state of cohort-based courses. Why did the hype die off and what’s next for the future of education?

How Pivot Helps Individuals Break into Creative Career Paths

Mike Peregudov and I discuss how he built Pivot to enable working professionals to transition to creative career paths.

How Ship30for30 Built an Automation Engine

Daniel Bustamante and I discuss the history of ship30for30 and how he built an automation engine that’s allowed for them to scale to thousands of students in their community.

How Ali Abdaal’s Team Scaled Their CBC to $2.5M in Revenue

Bhav Sharma and I sit down to discuss how Ali Abdaal’s team grew Part-time YouTuber Academy to $2.5M in annual revenue.

Scaling On Deck w/ Joe Penn (Head of Operations)

Joe Penn is the Head of Operations for On Deck. We discuss how On Deck has scaled its operations to build one of the fast-growing internet communities.

How to Find Hypergrowth for Your Online Course w/ Billy Broas

Billy Broas joins us to chat about hypergrowth moments for online courses, including his experience working with Building a Second Brain, Write of Passage, and Ali Abdaal’s Write of Passage.

Built for Teachers w/ Lisa Jiang & Joe Burgess

This week, I chat with education superstars Lisa Jiang and Joe Burgess. Both spent time at Flatiron School to build and scale one of the first coding bootcamps. In this conversation, we discuss their learning at Flatiron School, their vision for the future of online education, and their new company, Built for Teachers.

Lambda School Rebrands to BloomTech

I discuss Lambda School's transition to BloomTech, including new financing options, their outcome-based loan, and their new web3 program.

The Best Community Platforms for Course Creators

A rebroadcast of our live Twitter spaces event with Jay Clouse and August Bradley where we discuss the best community platforms for course creators.

Marie Poulin on Building Notion Mastery

Marie Poulin comes on the podcast to discuss how she built and scaled Notion Mastery, an async course community for those looking to level-up their workflows.

A Pivotal Moment for Bootcamps w/ Chris Lee (Launch School) & Jesse Farmer (Dev Bootcamp)

I had a conversation with the co-founder of the first coding bootcamp (Dev Bootcamp), Jesse Farmer, and the founder of Launch School, Chris Lee, to discuss the future of bootcamps.

August Bradley on Building Notion Life Design

August Bradley discusses how he strategically built and grew Notion Life Design.

Victoria Ransom (CEO, Prisma) on Remote Learning for Kids

Victoria Ransom (Co-founder & CEO, Prisma) discusses online education for kids.

What it means to be an Edupreneur?

Andrew Barry returns to discuss what it means to be an education entrepreneur in the modern era.

Cohort-based Communities

Nathan Esquenazi (CTO of CodePath) and I discuss how communities and cohort-based experiences work together.

SPECIAL: Announcing Edupreneurs

Today, Will and I share our vision for the future of the Reshaping Education podcast.

Building Your Course Like a Product Designer w/ Chris Messina (#1 Product Hunter)

Chris Messina, the #1 product hunter, discusses how to treat your online course as a product designer.

Project-based Learning w/ Mehak Vohra (CEO, SkillBank)

Mehak Vohra, Founder & CEO of SkillBank, discusses how to incorporate project-based learning into your curriculum.

Summit talk w/ Will Mannon (Course Manager at Forte Academy)

Will Mannon discusses the exact methodology that his team at Building a Second Brain and Write of Passage uses to nail the student experience. Will Mannon is the course director for Forte Labs.

Copywriting for Course Creators w/ Julia Saxena

Julia Saxena, Co-founder of Minimum Viable Video, discusses how to think about copywriting if you're a course creator.

The Rise of Remote Learning w/ Andreas Klinger (CTO, On Deck)

Andreas and I discuss how Andreas Klinger, CTO of On Deck (Former CTO of Product Hunt), discusses the rise of remote learning and why online learning is the future of education.

Leveraging Your Alumni Community

Will and I go live on Twitter Spaces this week to discuss how to create and run alumni mentor sessions. We get into the nitty-gritty of when to bring on alumni mentors and how to keep your alumni community engaged.

Ana Lorena Fabrega on Gamified Learning

Ana Lorena Fabrega and I discuss the idea of "Gamified Learning" as a part of the Reshaping Education summit. We discuss what is gamified learning and how it can be used to keep learners engaged.

Nailing the Student Experience for Your Cohort-based Course

Will and I discuss how you can nail the student experience for cohort-based courses. In this episode, we discuss onboarding students, managing live events, and handling the logistics of any live online program.

Launching Your Cohort-Based Course

Will and I chat about his team at Building a Second Brain and Write of Passage has built one of the most successful online marketing funnels of any online course. In the span of just 4-years, the team has gone from cohorts of 30 students to cohorts of over 1,500 students.