Nov 6, 2017
Meet my first guest Jacques Slade on An Interview with Melissa
Llarena — the podcast.
Have you ever been curious about how YouTube international
superstars think about their riskiest career decisions? Ever wanted
to understand how to create video content that will attract 10M
views? Wouldn’t you love to learn how you can snag an invite to
visit your childhood hero’s home?
Well, that is exactly what you will uncover in this week’s
interview with Jacques Slade. You will hear how Jacques thinks
about what it takes to build a YouTube followership and how he
thinks about his blessed life — one that he would have never
imagined when he was an at-risk teen.
Listen to episode #1 if you’re curious about Jacque’s thoughts
on any of the following questions:
- How can you go from a traditional career such as teaching into
- How can criticism, fandom or trolling push you to do better
- What does it take to get an invite to Michael Jordan’s
- When it comes to earning 11M-plus views on a video: what’s in a
vlogger’s control? what’s out of a vlogger’s control?
- How can we as teachers, mentors or influencers or parents
support at-risk teens to choose better alternatives?
- What goes on in a star’s mind when he is star struck
- What are today’s top vloggers REALLY like off-camera?
- Where do Jacques’ thousands of sneakers go?
- What’s the difference between marketing and luck?
- What’s missing in the sneaker market? Where’s the profitable
In this interview, you’ll also hear how Jacques would
answer the following job interview question:
If you were hired to lead a school, how would you think about
the best way to address the African American male student
achievement gap in the US education system?
Listen to see how Jacques responds to this question, and manages
to brings in some of Gary Vaynerchuk’s “bucket vs. well”