Make Money from People With Money | Multithreaded Income Episode 40 with Tessa Kriesel

In this episode, host Kevin Griffin sits down with Tessa Kriesel to discuss her journey from being laid off at Snap to becoming a successful self-employed consultant in the developer relations (DevRel) space. Tessa shares her experience dealing with an unexpected job loss and navigating the challenges of finding her next steps. She elaborates on leveraging her network, the importance of super fans, and various revenue streams, including consulting, content creation, and sponsorships. Tessa also highlights the value of hiring a business coach early and the benefits of an open-handed approach to giving. Join this inspiring conversation to learn how to turn setbacks into opportunities for growth and success.

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00:00 Welcome and Introduction to Today's Special Guest
02:15 Tessa's Journey: From Snap to Self-Employment
03:21 Navigating Career Changes: The Layoff from Snap
07:15 The Path to Self-Employment: Strategies and Realizations
24:02 Leveraging Networks and Skills for Success
29:57 Leveraging Networks for Business Growth
31:11 Exploring Affiliate Marketing and Referral Programs
34:28 Content Creation: Strategies and Tools
36:56 Maximizing Revenue Streams and Efficiency
49:03 The Power of Coaching and Community in Business

Creators and Guests

Kevin Griffin
Kevin Griffin
♥ Family. Microsoft MVP. Consultant/Trainer focused on #dotnet #aspnetcore #web #azure. VP at @dotnetfdn @revconf Mastodon: - He/Him
Tessa Kriesel
Tessa Kriesel
#DevRel Consultant & Coach • Alum: DevRel Leader @snapar @XDevelopers • Dev+Biz 🧠 • Keynote Spkr • ENTJ-A • John 15:17 •
Make Money from People With Money | Multithreaded Income Episode 40 with Tessa Kriesel
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