Two Inboxes: Interviews with the Side Hustle Generation

It’s hard to balance a full-time job with passion projects. Each Tuesday, join Molly Beck, a long-time member of the side hustle generation, as she interviews guests who are managing their own entrepreneurial venture on top of their day jobs. If you have a side hustle, want to start a passion project, or just want to hear some great career advice, this is the podcast for you.
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Oct 4, 2016

I chat with Greg Dybec (@gregdybec), the Managing Editor of Elite Daily and the author of the forthcoming essay collection, The Art of Living Other People's Lives, which will be published by Running Press on January 3, 2017. Listen in as Greg shares how he got his job working “for the Internet,” his tips for how to get a book deal while working full-time, and much more.

Sep 20, 2016

I chat with Brisa Trinchero, the founder and CEO of ShooWin (@ShooWin), a company that gets Real Fans access to the hottest sports championships and concerts at face value. Outside of this full-time role, Brisa is a Broadway producer whose entertainment portfolio includes the record-breaking iconic hit Hamilton, as well as Tony-award winning shows like Beautiful, Porgy & Bess, Matilda, and more. Listen in as Brisa shares how producing and investing on Broadway prepared her for launching a start-up, what it means to be a Real Fan, what it's like to win a Tony (she has two!) and more. 

Sep 6, 2016

I chat with Amy Peterson (@RebelNell) a lawyer for the Detroit Tigers and the co-founder of Rebel Nell, a jewelry company at the intersection of female empowerment and entrepreneurship whose pieces are handmade from collected fallen graffiti by disadvantaged women from Detroit shelters. Listen in as Amy shares how she got a job in the MLB, why she brings her co-worker brownies once a year, why you shouldn't listen to people who throw shade, and more!

Aug 23, 2016

I chat with Bhargavi Arrunategui (@bhargavi913) a Solutions Consultant at LexisNexis. Outside of this full-time role, Bhargavi is also the founder of Cinderella Bridez, a wedding beauty business that focuses on South Asian weddings, and also works as an Amway Independent Business Owner helping other people start their own businesses. Listen in as Bhargavi shares how the compound effect has helped grow her business, the importance of making sure to end each day on a positive note, a weddings-themed Two Truths and a Lie, and more!

Aug 9, 2016

I chat with Tracy Candido (@VivaLaLadyBoss), the Director of Events and Programs at LMHQ, run by the Downtown Alliance, and the founder of Lady Boss, an initiative for creative women to kick more ass at work and to talk about feminism in the workplace. Listen in as "serial side project starter" Tracy shares her journey to becoming a NYC events producer, what it means to run “small experiments with radical intent,” and more.

Jul 26, 2016

I chat with Marie Sornin (@mariesornin), Head of International Development for Content Partnerships at Twitter and the artist behind the Who Is Adele French? project. Listen in as Marie shares tips for standing out in the hiring process, how to work across multiple time zones, ways to drive traffic to your online store, creativity, and more!

Jul 12, 2016

I chat with Shinjini Das (@speakershinjini), a digital strategist at Iron Horse Interactive and public speaker who speaks to groups ranging in size from 10 to 10,000 about millennials, STEM, diversity, and more. Listen in as Shinjini shares tips for starting a revenue-generating speaking career, the benefits of LinkedIn secondary connections, how to move from your hometown to a new city, and more!

Jun 28, 2016
I chat with Adelle Platon (@adelleplaton), staff writer at Billboard and the co-founder of her sweat., a website for women who love the trifecta of sports, fitness, and lifestyle. Listen in as Adelle shares how she structures her day as a music journalist, what it's like to interview Oprah, and more!
Jun 14, 2016

I chat with Melody Wilding (@MelodyWilding), the Director of Social Innovation at a healthcare company who is also a licensed therapist, professor of human behavior, master coach, and syndicated columnist. Listen in as Melody and I discuss the emotional ups-and-downs of being an ambitious side hustler, including teaching me what an expectation hangover is, sharing great advice for feeling stuck in your career, the best way to pitch a story to an editor, and more!

May 31, 2016

I chat with Tiffany Yu (@ImTiffanyYu), the Director of Business Development at REVOLT Media & TV and the founder of Diversability, a social good company working to rebrand disability through the power of community. Listen in to our conversation on how Tiffany balances an analytical day job while leading a people-focused organization, 2 Truths and a Lie with women and negotiation, and why we all need to learn to write professional emails!

May 17, 2016

I chat with Nicole V. Cramer (@nicolevcramer), the global chief of staff and chief creativity catalyst for McCann Worldgroup and the founder and granddaughter of My Grandma Baked a Cookie. Listen in as Nicole shares her journey to the other side of fear, including her path of being a child actor on Sesame Street, how a conversation with her mentor shaped her career path, a life hack that will help you get your time back (hint: it involves the phrase "Friday is impossible"), and the importance of being undeniable.

May 3, 2016

I chat with Elana Lyn Gross (@elanalyn), a Content Strategist at mllnnl and the popular career advice and lifestyle blogger at, who also writes for places like TIME, Women’s Health, Business Insider, and more. Listen in to our conversation on how Elana's side hustle helped her switch out of the legal industry, what free tool she used to start her blog, and whether or not professional headshots are needed for recruiters to take you seriously on social media!

Apr 19, 2016

I chat with Robbie Chernow, an Executive Assistant at NBC Universal working across the Cable Entertainment platforms. In addition to this highly desirable full-time role, Robbie is also the creator behind the social media sensation #ChicagoForOne. Robbie has parlayed the hashtag into numerous opportunities - including a movie! In this podcast, we'll hear how his work experience at NBC and years of comedy in NYC put him in the position to handle his overnight success.

Apr 12, 2016

I chat with Rachel Brown, the director of Influencer Marketing at leading digital marketing agency, 360i. In addition to this full-time role, Rachel is also the co-founder of The Wellness Project NYC – a creative wellness consultancy specializing in corporate wellness. Listen in to our conversation about how Rachel got started in the industry by working with the first wave of bloggers, why innovative companies support their passionate employees outside of work, and why we all need a lemon squeezer!