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Working From Home ... And Living To Tell About It!

Working from home presents an entirely different set of challenges than the traditional 9-5 office routine. Hosted by Marcel Brown, Nationally Recognized Technology Expert and long-time working from home professional, Working From Home … And Living To Tell About It! is where you will hear real stories of struggles and successes from those who live the work from home lifestyle. And of course, get great tips, advice, and life hacks to make working from home both fun and productive. Whether you are an old pro with a custom home office, a newbie working from your couch, or thinking about taking the leap to working from home this is THE podcast for you!

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Suzanne Overstreet Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown interviews Suzanne Overstreet, an independent certified health coach who works from home and helps others who work from home create healthy habits around eating and hydration, sleep and energy, mindset, movement, and supportive surroundings.Suzanne and Marcel discuss the positive impact of the flexibility of working from home on kids and family, the challenge of time management and ideas on how to be better at it, balancing family time with work time, and using business and health coaches to help keep ourselves accountable while working from home. Suzanne then shares 6 good health habits for people working from home.  About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 20 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during his 20+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Suzanne Overstreet:Suzanne started a health journey in February of 2018 with the goal of losing some weight and feeling comfortable on the campaign trail with her husband. Suzanne lost 80 pounds on her own health journey, but the weight loss ended up being just the beginning. What she didn't expect was a transformation in mindset, passion, and purpose. Now she is a full time Independent Optavia coach who specializes in helping her clients transform their mindset as well as their body by using the simple system Optavia offers plus her own Mindset Transformation program. Suzanne incorporates complimentary one-on-one and group coaching for her Optavia clients, and addresses the healthy habits of eating and hydration, sleep and energy, mindset, movement, and supportive surroundings. To begin a complimentary health assessment session, complete this form and she will reach out to schedule a consultation:https://form.jotform.com/221026192056144 Connect with Suzanne Overstreet:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suzanne.j.overstreet/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suzanne_joy_overstreet/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
23:42 10/11/2022
Corey Piper Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown interviews Corey Piper of Piper Media Group, an award wining video production company based in St. Louis, MO. Corey tells the story of starting a working from home business during the pandemic, how he and his wife handled unexpectedly getting thrown together into working from home at the same time, the differences in working from home as an employee vs working from home in your own business, the blessing and curse of the flexibility of working from home, the importance of networking with other professionals to get human interaction, the value of doing certain tasks first to create routine and structure your day. Corey also shares 5 tips for improving the quality of videos people shoot from home and the importance of video in social media promotion. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 20 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during his 20+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Corey Piper:Corey Piper is an award-winning filmmaker/Videographer with a passion for telling stories and the founder of Piper Media Group. Whether he's writing a script for a commercial or interviewing the president of a Not For Profit organization, Corey is always thinking about how his team can deliver the most value. Corey and his team believe that video is the best way to 'Attract Attention with Intention' and they are always finding new ways to do it more effectively and efficiently. Connect with Corey Piper:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PiperMediaGroupLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/coreyapiper/Website: https://www.pipermediagroup.com Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
34:09 10/04/2022
Mary and Amadeus Nunaley Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown does his first interview with two people: Mary and Amadeus Nunaley, online course creation experts who are the co-founders of The Lavender Dragon Team and also a mother and son business duo.Mary and Amadeus, who live by the motto that "home is where the heart is," talk not only about their experience of working from home as a family business and its unique challenges including setting the boundaries and expectations of work/family relationships and balance, but also the experience of home schooling children while working from home. Additionally, some interesting stories about the challenges of home repairs while trying to work from home, a discussion of having the option of a co-working space or backup location to work in case of issues at home, and the importance of creating structure and setting boundaries for working from home professionals. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 20 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during his 20+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About The Lavender Dragon Team:The Lavender Dragon Team helps you structure your content into an online course, drawing on our forty years of course creation experience. We build engaging and on-brand online games to consolidate learning and keep learners coming back for more. Connect with The Lavender Dragon Team:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lavenderdragonteam/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lavender-dragon-team/about/Website: https://lavenderdragonteam.com/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
29:49 09/27/2022
Anja Riemer-Grobe Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown interviews his first international guest: Anja Riemer-Grobe, Online Business Manager, CEO of Management Made Easy, and the creator of Delegation Nation!Anja and Marcel discuss her 7 plus years of working from home and the challenges of working with the early days of Zoom, the struggles being an international user of technology in a US-centric world, and keeping work and personal time structured. As a skillful project manager, Anja also shares a variety of tips for those of us living the work from home lifestyle such as structuring your work day by setting boundaries for ourselves, ideas for handling our kids, establishing good organizational habits, effective time blocking, the importance of taking breaks, and setting the right expectations for ourselves when making the transition to working from home. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 20 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during his 20+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Anja Riemer-Grobe:Anja is the founder and CEO of Management Made Easy, an Online Business Management Service that focuses on building trust in client relationships by leveraging virtual tools, remote team work, and online operations to create a consistent client-focused service experience for her clients.With Delegation Nation she also created a community for visionary content creators who want to get control of their chaos and frustration in business so they can live and work in their zone of genius. With her unique approach of combining well-organized structures and processes in the backend and strong trust-building client experiences on the frontend of the business she inspires and supports her clients to bring more authenticity and integrity into the business world. Connect with Anja Riemer-Grobe:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OnlineBusinessManagementMadeEasy/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anja-riemer-grobe/Website: https://www.anja-riemer.de Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
30:22 09/20/2022
Jennie Bellinger Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown interviews Jennie Bellinger, Certified Professional Coach and host of the award winning Badass Direct Sales Mastery Podcast - which was recently featured in Podcast Magazine!Those of us who work from home still need to network professionally. However, the skillset for networking while working from home can be different than in-person networking. Marcel and Jennie discuss the proper mindset for networking from home and Jennie shares 4 tips for networking while working from home.  About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with nearly 30 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during his 20+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Jennie Bellinger:Jennie Bellinger is a Certified Professional Coach and the host of the Badass Direct Sales Mastery Podcast. She works with badass direct sales moms who are ready to double their monthly income. An entrepreneur since 2010, she understands the desire to contribute to your family's future and be present with them in the here and now, and how difficult balancing those two priorities can be. So Jennie has learned the hard way (while building two separate businesses, raising two kids, and navigating a divorce) to fulfill that need to contribute and be there for her children.Jennie is also known as The Direct Sales Domme. Luckily, as a Certified Professional Coach, her methods are very effective, not painful. Connect with Jennie Bellinger:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmasteryLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/badassdirectsalesmastery/Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.comThe Badass Direct Sales Mastery Podcast: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/subscribe-to-podcast/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
38:22 06/20/2022
Kimberly Weitkamp Interview
In this episode, your host Marcel Brown interviews Kimberly Weitkamp, creator of the Audience Conversion Method, podcaster, marketing strategist, copywriter and founder of her company, The Audience Converter.Marcel and Kimberly discuss the challenges of working at home with roommates: setting boundaries and expectations, creating a conducive workspace or office, and holding oneself accountable for work time and free time. Additionally, they discuss the creative use of a mobile desk for a work from home office in a smaller living space. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Kimberly Weitkamp:Kimberly Weitkamp is the creator of the Audience Conversion Method, podcaster, marketing strategist, copywriter and founder of her company, The Audience Converter. Connect with Kimberly Weitkamp:Twitter: https://twitter.com/k_weitkampLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyweitkamp/Website: https://theaudienceconverter.comThe Business of Intuition Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-business-of-intuition/id1511851813 Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
21:42 09/03/2021
Dean Newlund Interview
In this episode Marcel interviews Dean Newlund, the founder and CEO of Mission Facilitators International, a boutique training and development firm based out of Phoenix, Arizona, with the sole purpose of helping organizations become more connected to their purpose and their people. Dean also hosts his own successful podcast, The Business of Intuition.Dean and Marcel talk about Dean's 28 years of working from home experience, including managing kids and family, structuring work and personal time, plus forward looking thoughts about how working from home will impact the post-pandemic world. Dean also shares his insights on full employee engagement and how to embrace mistakes and failure in order to maximize our own or our employee's productivity while working from home. Finally, taking concepts from his own podcast, Dean discusses how business leaders should tap into the intuition of themselves and those they lead in order to access the highest and best potential of their teams. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Dean Newlund:Dean Newlund is the founder and CEO of Mission Facilitators International, a boutique training and development firm based out of Phoenix, Arizona, with the sole purpose of helping organizations become more connected to their purpose and their people. Today, Mission Facilitators is a respected company, having worked with scores of Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, educational institutions, and family-owned companies nationally and in 19 countries. Grounded in age-old wisdom, modern-day learning models, neuroscience, business acumen, and organizational development, their approach has helped companies increase sales, engagement, create high-performing teams, and cultivate leaders.He has trained and facilitated teams in China, the UK, South America, the Middle East, India, Eastern Europe, and Indonesia. For years he had a weekly column on leadership at the Arizona Republic Newspaper. He’s authored dozens of articles and white papers and has presented on the TEDx stage in Bend, Oregon, in 2019. And he also has a popular podcast called The Business of Intuition. Dean is grounded in these beliefs: that when we understand our purpose, acknowledge our truth, honor our intuition and forge real connections with others, we all have the power to transform our lives and the workplace. As each person cultivates new mindsets and new skills, the fabric of our society is gradually repaired. Connect with Dean Newlund:Twitter: https://twitter.com/deannewlundLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deannewlund/Website: https://www.mfileadership.comThe Business of Intuition Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-business-of-intuition/id1511851813 Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com 
28:17 08/24/2021
Zoom Meeting Etiquette
Online video meetings using platforms like Zoom were becoming increasingly popular prior to the pandemic of 2020, but they exploded into our social consciousness during the spring of 2020 and have become an integral part of not only our work lives, but even social activities. Virtual meetings will continue to be a "new normal" even as the pandemic subsides so it is helpful to know some good etiquette tips, including what to do about "Resting Zoom Face." About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
21:34 08/17/2021
Dr. Greg Judice Interview - Ergonomics in a Work From Home Office
In this episode, Marcel interviews Dr. Greg Judice PT, DPT, OCS, the owner of Judice Sports & Rehab, an orthopedic, evidence-based physical therapy practice focused on hands-on therapy and corrective exercise. Dr. Judice and Marcel discuss common ergonomic issues related to working from home, including proper monitor positioning, healthy habits to develop while working from home, and what the heck is up with keyboard feet?About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle.About Dr. Greg Judice:Dr. Greg Judice PT, DPT, OCS is an award winning Doctor of Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in the St. Louis area. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from  Saint Louis University and graduated from SLU-SSM Health Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program and earned his Orthopedic Clinical Specialty. Fueled by a passion that everyone should be able to spend their time as they want without limitations, he founded his own practice, Judice Sports & Rehab in 2017, providing one-on-one, individualized, patient-centered care. Connect with Dr. Judice:YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpeLIDsy-3lroLVijKJmpNgFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/stlouispt/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregory-judice-541362b0/Website: https://www.stlouispt.comConnect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
22:49 08/13/2021
Giselle Mascarenhas Interview
Hey, here’s a special offer just for you, the listener! Giselle is offering founding member pricing for her new Bold Branding Membership service! $25 per month for the first 100 members. After that, pricing will increase to $97 per month. If you want to show up powerfully on social media, find out more at www.boldbrandingmembership.com. Founding members will always be locked into the special price. Spots are already filling up fast so don’t delay!In this episode, host Marcel Brown interviews branding coach Giselle Mascarenhas, named by Yahoo.Finance as one of the Top 10 Branding Coaches to Watch in 2020. Giselle shares her experience pivoting her business from in-person workshops to virtual events during the global pandemic. Hear how she used her social media influence (that she coaches her clients how to leverage) to reach those who needed her help and how working from home allowed her to make better use of her time to master her craft, scale her business, and become a global brand. Giselle also shares how building your tribe on social platforms is crucial for growing a business that can withstand any circumstance. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Giselle Mascarenhas:Raised on the border of South Texas, Giselle Mascarenhas-Villareal makes her living as an entrepreneur and personal branding coach. After making her debut as a public relations specialist in 2009, she spent many years perfecting her process, building brands for high and low profile clients alike. Founding Indigo PR firm in 2013, Giselle was looking for a more accessible, affordable, and effective way to help people brand themselves. Over the next five years, the vast boom of social media, as well as her passion for small business, inspired her to modernize her idea of what personal branding could be. With the immense untapped potential that social media presented, BOLD Insta-tute was born. Created for the everyday business person, the focus of BOLD is to teach them how to adapt to social media. With a specialty in helping people have the courage to show themselves, Giselle teaches her students that you cannot "corporate" your way into people's hearts. Her numerous tips and tools explain that relatability and vulnerability are essential to building a fruitful and engaged social media community. Giselle continues to pursue her life's passion for helping others succeed by extracting their magic and purpose, actively redefining what it means to be a branding coach. Connect with Giselle Mascarenhas:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebrandingprofessor/Twitter: https://twitter.com/instaprofessorFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/boldinstatuteLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thebrandingprofessor/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com
29:24 07/13/2021
Bonus - Interview with Dawn Mushill
In this bonus episode, hear chamber of commerce director, public speaker, and customer service expert Dawn Mushill interview podcast host Marcel Brown as part of a series of interviews of industry experts done during early 2020. The interview is centered on Marcel's technology expertise as it relates to working from home and remote technologies, making this a perfect bonus episode of Working From Home ... And Living to Tell About It! About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Dawn Mushill:An incredibly flexible and animated speaker, Dawn has spoken to audiences on the radio, television, international radio, to non-profits, for profits, schools, large companies, and small companies. Her most requested topics include “Change Your Attitude, Change Your Underwear”, “Be An Owner of Your Job, Not a Renter”, “What Is Your WOW”, “Living the life you love” and a few more!  She hopes to speak all over the United States to inspire people to do their best.  Dawn has also written and published a book, “Customer Service and Beyond… It is all about the WOW!” and is currently working on two more books. She holds an Associate of Science Degree, a Bachelor of Science Degree and a dual Master’s Degree in Management and Human Resource Development.  She truly has a passion for what she does each and every single day and encourages people to find their passion – their entire lives will change! Connect with Dawn Mushill:Twitter: https://twitter.com/DawnMushillFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/CustomerServiceandBeyondLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dawnmushillWebsite: https://dawnmushill.com Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com About The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce:The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce is in its third decade of serving the community and local business. We are dedicated to building our communities and creating an amazing place to live and work! If you are looking for a cookie cutter chamber of commerce, you are in the wrong place! We are here to promote business in Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine and surrounding areas, and we have fun while doing it!Website: https://www.troymaryvillecoc.com 
32:06 08/18/2020
Workspace Setup, Flexibility, and Balance
Wrapping up a 3 episode arc on basic working from home challenges and how to manage them, host Marcel Brown discusses some core workspace setup concepts and then how to use the flexibility of working from home to create work/life balance, which helps make working from home fun and productive. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com 
11:58 08/18/2020
Working From Home With Kids and Family
One of the biggest challenges that working from home professionals must contend with are cohabiting with kids and family while trying to stay productive in their work. Hear some great advice from the experience of the host, Marcel Brown, and his special guest co-host Jennie Bellinger, both long-time working from home professionals who have children. About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Jennie Bellinger:Jennie Bellinger is better known as The Direct Sales Domme. She's the host of the Badass Direct Sales Mastery podcast and helps rock star direct sales moms whip their business into shape. Jennie is a Certified Professional Coach, so her methods aren't painful, but are very effective. Connect with Jennie Bellinger:Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebplFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/levelupcoachllc/Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com 
27:00 08/18/2020
Working From Home Attitude and Mindset
In this episode, learn about some basic attitude and mindset adjustments you can use to help you make working from home as fun and productive as possible. Special guest co-host Jennie Bellinger gives her own perspective given her background in psychology, business coaching, and expertise in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Jennie Bellinger:Jennie Bellinger is better known as The Direct Sales Domme. She's the host of the Badass Direct Sales Mastery podcast and helps rock star direct sales moms whip their business into shape. Jennie is a Certified Professional Coach, so her methods aren't painful, but are very effective. Connect with Jennie Bellinger:Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebplFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/levelupcoachllc/Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com 
22:19 08/18/2020
Welcome Episode
This episode is an introduction to Working From Home ... And Living to Tell About It and your host, Marcel Brown. You'll hear all about what to expect from this podcast and what you can learn by listening to future episodes.About Marcel Brown:Marcel Brown, known as the Most Trusted Name in Technology, is a nationally recognized technology expert with over 25 years of professional experience. The leading authority on The New World of Technology, Marcel has been featured on multiple national TV and radio appearances, quoted for numerous published articles, and his blogs have received national attention. His research on the Lost Steve Jobs Speech and Lost Steve Jobs Mouse went viral on the Internet and was subsequently spotlighted on numerous national media outlets. Having worked for large organizations such as Hearst Communications, Washington University School of Medicine, and Anheuser-Busch, Marcel has made a name for himself running his own technology services and consulting company for the last 18 years. Focused primarily on the needs of small businesses and home offices, Marcel is intimately familiar with the technology needs of business owners and professional people, including personal computing devices and services from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And of course, during the 18+ years of running his own business, Marcel has been working from a home office, gaining incredible experience and insight into the working from home lifestyle. About Jennie Bellinger:Jennie Bellinger is better known as The Direct Sales Domme. She's the host of the Badass Direct Sales Mastery podcast and helps rock star direct sales moms whip their business into shape. Jennie is a Certified Professional Coach, so her methods aren't painful, but are very effective. Connect with Jennie Bellinger:Twitter: https://twitter.com/jenniebplFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/badassdirectsalesmastery/app/307339332686535/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/levelupcoachllc/Website: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/Show: https://badassdirectsalesmastery.com/blog/ Connect with Marcel Brown:Twitter: https://twitter.com/marcelbrownFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarcelBrownTechLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcelbrown/Website: https://marcelbrown.com/Show: https://WorkingFromHomePodcast.com 
11:03 08/18/2020