Ep. 175 - Human Element Series - Culture and The 5 H's with Hala Taha
Today Chris is talking with Hala Taha. Hala, who has been dubbed the “The Podcast Princess,” is the host of Young and Profiting (YAP) Podcast, which is frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the founder and CEO of YAP Media, a social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on LinkedIn, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine.
Hala is an expert on networking, personal branding, leadership, social media, side hustles, entrepreneurship and podcasting. [Aug 8th, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
Social-Engineer.com Managed Voice Phishing Managed Email Phishing Adversarial Simulations Social-Engineer channel on SLACK
02:05 – Hala Taha Intro
03:14 – How did you end up running a media company?
05:43 – The journey towards starting YAP Media
07:01 – The early days of podcasting
09:22 – Resources for podcasting (2018 vs 2022)
10:38 – How did you transform a podcast into a media company?
16:20 – Taking Risks vs Being Smart
18:29 – The importance of pure intentions
20:44 – The secrets to finding like-minded team members
21:56 – What have been your biggest struggles while growing your company?
22:52 – Quality time with a remote team
24:51 – Maintaining the work-culture across time zones
26:35 – Tips for starting out
30:25 – Building the right foundation
32:27 – Find Hala online
Podcast link: https://linktr.ee/YAPwithHala Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Twitter: https://twitter.com/YAP_Podcast
33:15 – Who have been your mentors?
Father Heather Monahan Jordan Harbinger
35:21 – Book Recommendations:
The Like Switch – Jack Schafer
36:17 – Guest Wrap Up
36:28 – Outro
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