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Jonaed Iqbal

No Degree? No Problem! The NoDegree Podcast helps those without degrees figure out the opportunities that are available to them. Get career advice and learn how to navigate and succeed without a degree. NoDegree interviews successful people without college degrees to figure out what made them successful. Learn how they got into their respective fields and listen to the advice they have so you can follow in their path.

How an Introvert Manifested Her Way from Janitor to Media & Brand Strategist–Faith McKinney
May 31 2022
How an Introvert Manifested Her Way from Janitor to Media & Brand Strategist–Faith McKinney
She wanted to go to college to be an Interior Designer. But Faith McKinney’s dad saw no value in that and said he wouldn’t pay for college if she pursued it. He told her to go to college for business instead. She did and dropped out.Listen in as Faith McKinney tells Jonaed about how manifestation helped her to break out of her introverted-shell and go from working as a janitor to sales, becoming a personal brand and media strategist and interviewing celebrities like Mike Pence, Kirk Franklin and many others.Timestamps:0:00 Episode Intro1:00 Faith's intro2:15 What was high school like for you?7:39 This is how I got over Impostor Syndrome9:17 Jobs: Where you wanna be?13:00 How did you go by learning? 14:03 How did you get momentum?15:50 Mistakes Faith made for you to learn from (Yes guys it's with you) 17:20 Hardest period of Faith's life19:00 PITCH YOURSELF, PITCH YOUR STORY!21:35 The Power of podcast23:09 Biggest accomplishment25:32 Biggest career accomplishment26:57 You interviewed Dan Rather, HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?!29:37 OH WAIT!!!30:23 How did u get better at interviewing?31:35 Stigma because you were a Janitor?33:00 Your point of view of working as Janitor34:45 You had a kid at your early 20's, any advice for the audience? 36:10 Some advice for the younger you?36:56 Tools for networking?37:44 Have you ever felt insecure about not having a college degree?38:34 What helped u to get over of not having a college degree?39:40 Special advice from Faith40:10 How to contact with Faith McKinney?Support/Contact Faith:LinkedInTwitterInstagramWebsiteResources mentioned in this podcast:Schmingling -The Art of Being Well-Connected Through Blatant Self PromotionNeed career or resume advice? Follow and/or connect with Jonaed Iqbal on LinkedIn.LinkedIn: with us on social media!LinkedInFacebookInstagramTwitterTikTokJoin our discord serverThank you for sponsoring our show. If you'd like to support our mission to end the stigma and economic disparity that comes along with not having a college degree, please share with a friend, drop us a review on Apple Podcast and/or subscribe to our Patreon: no degree? No problem! Whether you're contemplating college or you're a college dropout, get started with your no-degree job search at