There is no such thing as work/life balance. Your work is your life. If youre like us, youre curious about all the different ways people choose to spend their time to make their livelihood. The Mercenary podcast is about how self-directed people choose to spend their time. What does a movie producer do day to day? What are the hard parts of the job? What are the fun parts? What parts make it worth it?We ask our guests to reflect on what motivates them, how they define success and what makes them happy.Send questions to email@example.com
#18 Nate Abele, CTO of Radify.io14/11/2016 Duración: 52min
In this episode we bring on Nate Abele, CTO of Radify.io to talk about how technology is shaping small businesses.
#17 Cody Brown07/11/2016 Duración: 01h04min
On this episode we bring on Cody Brown, the founder of virtual reality experience company, IRL(In Real Life).
#16 Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan01/11/2016 Duración: 48min
Dan and Matt reconnect after a long hiatus. A lot has happened in both their careers. Dan has a movie in theaters this March, Matt's company got acquired. Look forward to new episodes with exciting guests in the next few weeks!
#15 Married on the Highline with Genevieve Dreizen11/03/2016 Duración: 59min
Here's a lost episode from April 2015! We brought in Genevieve Dreizen, a project manager at NYC company Gramercy Tech. (http://www.gramercytech.com/) We talk about her work in tech as well her side gig as a renegade marriage officiant.
#14 American Greed - Tech Investigative Reporting with Juliana Reyes, Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan06/04/2015 Duración: 50min
On Episode 14, Dan and Matt speak with Juliana Reyes about her role as a writer at Technically Philly and delve into some of the recent financial scandals and one-upmanship than has rocked the tech scene.
#13 The Virtual World - Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan21/03/2015 Duración: 50min
On Episode 13, Dan and Matt catch up on their business and professional lives and then delve head first into the exciting and somewhat scary world of Virtual Reality content.
#12 Outsourcing to Silicon Beach - Espree Devora, Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan23/02/2015 Duración: 01h12min
In Episode 12 tech entrepreneur and social media maven Espree Devora joins Matt and Dan to talk about the Los Angeles tech scene a.k.a "Silicon Beach," management and outsourcing, digital nomads and lessons learned from various projects.
#11 What The Future Brings - Russell Buckley, Matt Monihan and Dan Clifton17/02/2015 Duración: 01h06min
In Episode 11 Russell Buckley joins the crew to talk about how he helps start-ups raise capital, futurism, the sharing economy, virtual reality & jobs of the next decades.
#10 Approaching Singularity - Paul Giuliano, Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan10/02/2015 Duración: 01h31min
On Episode 10, Rocket Scientist Paul Giuliano joins Dan and Matt to talk about what he does to keep our satellites safe, the future of interstellar travel, jet propulsion and the privatization of the space industry.
#9 Selling Specific Things Swiftly - Nick Eubanks, Matt Monihan & Dan Clifton02/02/2015 Duración: 01h09min
On Episode 9, entrepreneur Nick Eubanks joins the show to talk selling ebooks, investments, digital marketing, the future of search engine optimization. And Traffic Cones.
#8 Sports, Social Media and Sabermetrics - Mitch Goldich, Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan23/01/2015 Duración: 01h01min
On Episode 8 we are joined by Mitch Goldich, a social media producer for Sports Illustrated, to discuss how social media has changed the way games are covered, how sports narratives are shaped and developed, Mitch's take on the sports landscape in 2015 and whether or not the Cubs will actually win the World Series this year as predicted in Back To The Future II.
#7 The Writing Process & Possession - Chris Sparling, Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan16/01/2015 Duración: 01h20min
On Episode 7, Chris Sparling (writer of Buried, ATM and writer/director of The Atticus Institute) joins the show to discuss his writing process, how he got into the film industry, Ancient Aliens and conspiracies, his latest film The Atticus Institute and how to grow from criticism.
#6 There Should be an App for That - Chandler Quintin Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan11/01/2015 Duración: 01h48min
On Episode 6 Dan and Matt are joined by Chandler Quintin, President of IndieWhip, a Video and Motion Graphics Marketing Agency based in Providence, RI. Our hosts discuss past mobile app-creation disasters, the subtle art of sub-contracting, the worst pitches they've ever heard, how movie montages have made the American Dream seem more obtainable to lazy people and finally, just because you had the idea for something, doesn't mean you deserve all of the credit. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow on Twitter @mercenarycast
#5 Tying up loose ends - Dan Clifton & Matt Monihan07/01/2015 Duración: 52min
In Episode 5 of the Mercenary Podcast, Matt and Dan lay out some ground rules for New Year's resolutions and principals, discuss previous examples that have failed, point to which companies they will be following closely in 2015, and lastly, talk about vacations attuned specifically for the brain. Email us at email@example.com and follow us on twitter @mercenarycast
#4 The Peanut Gallery - Peter Hall, Dan Clifton, Matt Monihan31/12/2014 Duración: 01h15min
In Episode 4 of the Mercenary Podcast, Matt and Dan are joined by [Peter S. Hall], the senior editor of Movies.com to discuss the role of the modern critic, the future of movies in 2015 and beyond and how science fiction influences the world of technology and culture. More about our guest: My name is Peter Hall and I live in Austin, Texas. I used to work in the defense industry and left it to come work in the film industry. I was an editor at Cinematical when it died in the HuffPo/AOL merger and have since been the Senior Editor of Movies.com for the last 3 years. I am also an independent film producer (Grow Up, Tony Phillips; My Sucky Teen Romance) and writer (something unnamed, for now). Send us questions at firstname.lastname@example.org Don't forget to rate us on iTunes!
#3 Healthcare & Intrigue - Matt Hess, Dan Clifton, Matt Monihan23/12/2014 Duración: 01h23min
On this episode Matt and Dan discuss a variety of interesting topics including Behavioral Psychotherapy and the business thereof, OPEC's influences on Russia's economy, Kim Jung Un, the film Snow Piercer and a few other popular schemes. We are joined this week by Matt Hess. Matt has worked in the education and behavioral health sector for over five years. He currently is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of First Children Services, a diversified educational and health services provider throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Matt attended Temple University with a concentration in Economics. He is an active investor in residential and specialized commercial real estate in the Philadelphia area.
#2 The Coach - Thompson Plyler, Dan Clifton, Matt Monihan15/12/2014 Duración: 01h32min
Through his work as a professional dating coach and a personal trainer, Thompson Plyler has made a career of changing people's lives in very concrete, results-oriented ways. A former Marine and a graduate of NYU's school of film and television, he has most recently been seen on Fox News in his position of the lead coach for the United Women's Firefighters in New York City, where he has groomed female candidates for the task of becoming a member of the New York Fire Department. @thompsonplyler
#1 East Meets West - Matt Monihan, Dan Clifton06/12/2014 Duración: 58min
This first episode has Matt Monihan and Dan Clifton explore the overlaps of the work they do in two industries that, at times, seem diametrically opposed. Matt is a manager at web technology firm, RJMetrics, in Philadelphia and Dan is a film producer at Cliffbrook Films in Los Angeles. This isn't the classic "east meets west" showdown. Their day to day jobs or more similar than you'd think.