Angie Creates

Our guest today is João Mateus! João is a Portuguese educator and thinker. He has a degree in jazz guitar and developed his entrepreneurial mindset while a teenager, being an active musician. After a wrist injury, he co-founded a training company and worked with thousands of people and hundreds of companies as a Trainer, Coach, and Designer of Learning experiences. He co-founded an NGO focused on teaching soft and meta-skills and became a Pedagogical Coordinator in Entrepreneurial Gym.

We chatted about:
Online Education
  • Why did he start a training company after your music career?
  • How to build effective educational experiences for online courses that target adults? What are the evaluation metrics?
  • Could you name some big mistakes you’ve seen in adult education and how to avoid them?
  • What are the differences between coaching, teaching, and training? 
Being a Bilingual Creator
  • Why do we want to create in English? What were some concerns we had when we made the decision?
  • What are the differences between creating in English and our native language (Portuguese and Chinese)?
  • What have we learned from creating online in English?
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What is Angie Creates?

The Angie Creates Podcast interviews curious humans on how they seek to become the most alive versions of themselves through creative expression like movement, writing, and art.