Empower Apps

In this episode, Leo and guest Donny Wals talk about their experience going on their own and starting their own businesses.

Show Notes


Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/L6U5Wm8_G74

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Differences from being an Employee

  • Keep Yourself on Task
  • Balancing contract work with your product work
  • Finding the Right Clients
  • Getting Yourself Ready
  • How to decide whether you go solo
  • What's the best way to find clients for your business?
  • What are the biggest time vacuums for your business?
  • How to be prepared to leave your employer

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Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Creators & Guests

Leo Dion
Swift developer for Apple devices and more; Founder of BrightDigit; husband and father of 6 adorable kids
Donny Wals 👾
iOS Engineer, blogger, and author at https://t.co/GXOvs3nr0S. Loves learning and sharing knowledge. ❤ Dorien -- #swift #ios #swiftlang #iosdev (he/him)

What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.