KAt Lisciani

Unexpectedly Starting A Marketing Company When New to NYC

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Published Date: 7/18/19


1) Kat’s website

2) Kat’s Instagram account

3) Spec, a company that Kat cofounded

4) Kat’s podcast, Millennial Innovators Podcast

Episode Notes (by minute):

-2:30: How #MarketingProbz got started and how Kat used to share ideas and answer a lot of questions she was getting.

-6:00: An overview Kat’s experience moving to New York City about five years ago. Despite a well-accomplished background and skill-set, she decided to start her own company, Millenovation, and was quickly forced build a business from scratch.

-10:00: How Kat underestimated how challenging it would be to build a network in New York City. So, she began forming relationships online (Twitter and LinkedIn). These people then became real-life mentors to Kat.

-15:00: Kat reflects on her experience of stepping-back and slowing down from her current efforts about two years ago. She thought about how she can take transferrable skills and experiences into new directions.

-18:00: How becoming the cofounder of Spec was an unexpected thing.

-20:30: How Kat is thinking about potential new ideas for second of half of 2019.

-22:00: Why Kat started her podcast because of people asking her about finding jobs, projects, internships. She is passionate about helping people work through their challenges.

-26:00: How a lot of Kat’s creative endeavors have been personal, and how Kat is thinking about potentially collaborating with others.

-30:00: How Kat thinks about a portfolio career in terms of weaving

(Note: these are quick notes and takeaways by David. Please see the episode for more accurate information)