The NoDegree Podcast – No Degree Success Stories for Job Searching, Careers, and Entrepreneurship

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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.

Episode Date
12 Lies About College–Robert McGraw (EP90 Republished)
Jul 09, 2024
How a Dyslexic Introvert Became a Microsoft Cloud Architect | E211
Jul 02, 2024
From His Living Room in Lagos, Nigeria to Olympic Table Tennis Champion | EP210 (EP62 Republished)
Jun 25, 2024
Get Paid More: Become a Salary Negotiation Pro with These Guidelines – Brandon Bramley | E209
Jun 18, 2024
Earn $75k-$90k as a Data Analyst WITHOUT a College Degree–Jahmar Gale | E208 (EP135 republishe)
Jun 11, 2024
From 1.1 GPA Highschooler to 6-Figure Software Developer–Marcus Young | EP207
Jun 04, 2024
How this Latina College Drop Out Worked at Adobe, Disney and Google—Alejandra Ayala | E206 (E68 Republished)
May 29, 2024
Newspaper Boy to World-Famous Soccer Agent: How You Can Do It Too–John Viola | E205
May 21, 2024
How to Get a Job Without Applying–Joel Bein | E204 (E109 Republished)
May 14, 2024
How a Homeless Highschooler Became a Successful Business Owner – Dustin Gutkowski | E203
May 07, 2024
Changing Careers? New to the job market? Here’s How to Experiment for Success–Scott Barlow | E202 (EP106 Republished)
Apr 30, 2024
No Degree Required: How to Land Million-Dollar Government Contracts–Chanel Rose | E201
Apr 23, 2024
Challenging the Status-Quo in Traditional College Education – Nat Greene | EP200
Apr 16, 2024
How a Dyslexic College Dropout Became a Successful Serial Entrepreneur—Gerald Rosengarten | E199
Apr 10, 2024
How to Break into AI Without a Degree—Andrea Isoni | E198
Apr 02, 2024
Negotiate College Tuition with this Free App: TuitionFit—Mark Salisbury | EP 197
Mar 26, 2024
How a Struggling High Schooler Became a Successful QA for Video Games—Torrontayé Jones | E196
Mar 19, 2024
An Uncommon but Lucrative Sales Career You Haven’t Heard About: B2B Tech Sales—Ty Smith | E195
Mar 12, 2024
How an Admin Assistant in a Toxic Work Environment became a Talent Acquisition Specialist—Suzanne Kelly | EP194 (EP21 Republished)
Mar 05, 2024
From Model Recruiting to Recruiting Professionals—Monique Davis | EP193 (EP18 Republished)
Feb 27, 2024
How a CNC Technician Became an Industrial Marker—Christopher Nesbit | EP191 (Republished EP19)
Feb 21, 2024
How a Rapper with Torn Vocal Cords Became an Entrepreneur without a Degree—Jamar Jones | E191
Feb 13, 2024
No Degree Success: Job-Search & Career Growth Strategies from a Tech Exec—Jae Taylor | E190
Feb 06, 2024
From Office Assistant to Mentor and SalesForce Technical Product Director—Jae Taylor | E189 (E30 Republished)
Jan 30, 2024
No Degree Required: From Stunt Performer to Trucking & Entrepreneurship—Brett Solomano | E188
Jan 23, 2024
Beyond Degrees: How Calculated Risks and Networking Helped this Entrepreneur—Faisal Abid | E187
Jan 16, 2024
How to Thrive in Tech without a Degree: Insights from a Google Engineer—Diamond Forbes | E186
Jan 09, 2024
Forget Good Grades & College Degrees: Redefining Success with Alternative Education—Dr. Ai | E185
Jan 03, 2024
Navigating sales: What to expect, How to Prepare and Earning Potential—Kim Chung | E184
Dec 26, 2023
Overcoming Addiction to Helping Businesses Scale and Make Millions—Zach Carlin | E183
Dec 19, 2023
Thriving in the Film Industry Without a College Degree — Keishawn Blackstone | E182
Dec 12, 2023
College Dropout Finds Success in Music, Tech, Construction & Accountability Coaching—Ben Kirk | E181
Dec 05, 2023
How a Single Mom of Three Built a 6-Figure IT Consultancy Business–Carmen Santiago E180
Nov 28, 2023
From High School Graduate to Multi-Million-Dollar Home Services Business Owner–Cameron Bawden | EP179
Nov 21, 2023
Ex-Call Center Employee Built a Million-Dollar Laundromat Business–Dave Menz | EP178
Nov 14, 2023
How a Former Marine Corps Become a Cybersecurity Specialist—Jeremy Anderson | EP177
Nov 07, 2023
Disillusioned Law Student Drops Out and Becomes A Marketing Genius – Anneliese Vance | EP176
Oct 31, 2023
High School Dropout Becomes Journalist & Author of "Uneducated"–Christopher Zara | E175
Oct 24, 2023
From Working as a UPS Driver to Becoming a Podcast Founder–George Monty | E174
Oct 17, 2023
How a High School Drop-Out Navigated His Way To a 6-Figure Tech Sales Position—Carl Dunning | EP173
Oct 10, 2023
Earn up to $150,000+/year: Insights from a Customer Success Manager–Joshua Eden | E172
Oct 03, 2023
Creative Industry Success: Insights from a Broadcasting Pro turned Podcaster–Joe Pardavila | E171
Sep 26, 2023
E170 | From Military Service to a Corporate Job in Cyber Security –Chris Pridemore
Sep 19, 2023
E169 | A Fun, Affordable Alternative to Business School–Matthew Georghiou
Sep 12, 2023
E168 | From Bible College to 6-Figures in Enterprise Sales–Charles Bishop
Sep 05, 2023
E167 | How a Rural Farm Boy Became a 6-Figure Tech Executive–Nathaniel Morris
Aug 29, 2023
E166 | How Ryan, a College Dropout, Became a 6-Figure Software Sales Professional–Ryan Lund
Aug 22, 2023
E165 | From 10 years in a Dead-End Job to Software Engineer–Kevin Johnson
Aug 15, 2023
E164 | The Degree Myth Lessons from an Entrepreneur that Never Used His Degree–John Davenport
Aug 08, 2023
E163 | Workbnb, the $30 Million Dollar Company Built by a High School Dropout–Yeves Perez
Aug 01, 2023
E162 | From Insecure Non-Native English Speaker to Successful Sales Professional–Linh Nguyen
Jul 25, 2023
E161 | Rise Above the Competition: Expert Insights from a Top Tech Recruiter–Darius Robinson
Jul 18, 2023
E160 | No Degree? Here’s how Skill Stacking and Being a Lifelong Learner Leads to Success–Brad Koehn
Jul 11, 2023
E159 | Shattering the Degree Myth: Conversations with Jonaed Iqbal And Emmanuel Igweh
Jul 04, 2023
E158 | Republish of EP74: Bullied Queer Teenager becomes a Thriving Marketing Consultant—Evan Patterson
Jun 28, 2023
E157 | From Confused College Student to Dropout to Product Manager at The Home Depot–Ebony Johnson
Jun 20, 2023
E156 | How a Nightclub Bartender Became a Renewal Sales Representative–Rami Mahfouz
Jun 13, 2023
E155 | How a Bus Washer That Slept in His Car Became a Venture Capital Success–Brandon Brooks
Jun 06, 2023
E154 | From Self-taught Freelance Developer to Microsoft Engineer–Shashi Lo
May 30, 2023
E153 | How a $16/hr Store Manager Became a Market Leader Earning over $80k/yr–Michael Hale Jr.
May 23, 2023
E152 | How a Gas Station Cashier Making $10/hr Transitioned into Tech–Rishab Kumar
May 16, 2023
E151 | From Call Center to the Tech Industry–Brian Golod
May 09, 2023
E150 | How YearUp Mentorship Helped a Caregiver become a Technical Project Manager–Heaven Hamilton
May 04, 2023
E149 | Learn For a Skill Not For a Test–Jonaed’s Appearance on the Disrupt Education Podcast
Apr 25, 2023
E148 | Exploring Lucrative Career Opportunities That DO NOT Require a College Degree–Derek Cameron
Apr 18, 2023
E147 | How to Transition Into Tech from Another Industry: Insights from a Product Manager—Nicu Parente
Apr 11, 2023
E146 | A 6 Figure Marketing Agency, Here’s How A Struggling College Dropout Did it–Renato Capasso
Apr 04, 2023
E145 | From No Formal Education to becoming a Programmer & Web3 Entrepreneur–Nathan Senn
Mar 28, 2023
E144 | How a Black Single Mom Living in a Shelter Became a Documentation Engineer–Brittney Ball
Mar 21, 2023
E143 | Overcoming Cultural Expectations: How a Pre-med Dropout Became a Software Engineer–Jasmine Vo
Mar 14, 2023
E142 | How an ADHD College Dropout Earned Six-Figures by Age 21–Jamaal Thomas
Mar 07, 2023
E141 | How a Gas Station Cook Went from Frying Chicken to Software Engineer–Danny Thompson
Feb 28, 2023
E140 | How to Negotiate Your Salary (or Raise)–Tiffany Uman
Feb 21, 2023
E139 | Here’s How a Depressed Dropout Climbed the Corporate Ladder without a Degree–Alexsis Bass
Feb 15, 2023
E138 | Here's what you can learn from a 65-year-old Social Media Strategist–Teddy Burriss
Feb 07, 2023
E137 | No Degree Required : $60,000 to $185,000+ as a Security Analyst–Wib Gridley’s Story
Jan 31, 2023
E136 | Earn $75,000 to $175,000+ as a UX Designer, No Degree Required–Will Davis’s Story
Jan 24, 2023
E135 | Earn $75k-$90k as a Data Analyst WITHOUT a College Degree–Jahmar Gale
Jan 17, 2023
E134 | $140k/year as a Technical Project Manager–LeRon Barton
Jan 11, 2023
E133 | Accelerate Your Job Search with these 5 Networking Tips–Jonaed Iqbal
Jan 04, 2023
E132 | 5 Things to do to Ace Your Next Interview–Jonaed Iqbal
Dec 27, 2022
E131 | 5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out–Jonaed Iqbal
Dec 20, 2022
E130 | Finding Success During the Pandemic–Christopher Nesbit
Dec 13, 2022
E129 | $120,000 Per Month in Revenue from $15hr, Here's How He Did it–Jackson Blackledge
Dec 06, 2022
E128 | This Guy Dropped Out of Highschool, Today He’s a Thriving Entrepreneur–Derek Pankaew
Nov 30, 2022
E127 | How a Frustrated Mechanic Became a Software Developer–Joseph Raynovic
Nov 22, 2022
E126 | How to Prepare for an Interview–Jonaed Iqbal and Andre Hartley
Nov 17, 2022
E125 | From Struggling to Find a Path to Finding her Passion in Design–Tamara Laraque
Nov 08, 2022
E124 | College Dropout becomes Co-Founder of Ribbon Finance–Julian Koh
Nov 01, 2022
E123 | How a Successful Dancer became a Recruiter without a College Degree–Joshua Cruz
Oct 25, 2022
E122 | Aspiring Musician Makes Six-Figures as a Quality Control Expert–Danny Ruelas
Oct 19, 2022
E121 | From $78 per week to 3x College Dropout to Chief Information Officer–Jason Nunnelley
Oct 11, 2022
E120 | Transitioned into a New Career During the COVID19 Pandemic–Antoni Tzavelas
Oct 04, 2022
E119 | Dropped out so his dad could retire, now he’s a Leader in IT–Anthony Disney
Sep 27, 2022
E118 | Left School at 16, Became Global Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather by 20—Ross Sutherland
Sep 20, 2022
E117 | She had the Experience, but No Degree so She Became a Product Manager—Miesha Williamson
Sep 13, 2022
E116 | From Bored High School Student that Slept through Class to Web Developer—Drew Karriker
Sep 06, 2022
E115 | College Dropout with ADHD Created his Career—Lobow Spark
Aug 31, 2022
E114 | How a Black Neurodivergent Single Mom without a Degree Broke into Tech—Nikema Prophet
Aug 24, 2022
E113 | Practice Makes Passions, How this College Dropout Found His Passion—Jeff Giorgi
Aug 16, 2022
E112 | From Poverty to Hollywood Photographer—Zusha Goldin
Aug 09, 2022
E111 | From Failing 5 Classes to Financial Empowerment Coach–Rahkim Sabree
Aug 02, 2022
E110 | Med-Student with Full Scholarship Dropped Out and made $24k in 2 months–Bennett Maxwell
Jul 26, 2022
E109 | How to Get a Job Without Applying–Joel Bein
Jul 19, 2022
E108 | He Doubled his Salary within a year. How a Troubled Teen became a Product Manager–Will Fang
Jul 12, 2022
E107 | From High School Dropout to $400 in a day As an Exotic Dancer–Pixie
Jul 05, 2022
E106 | Changing Careers? New to the job market? Here’s How to Experiment for Success–Scott Barlow
Jun 28, 2022
E105 | No college degree, worked for Million-Dollar Companies. Now the CEO of Wejo–Richard Barlow
Jun 21, 2022
E104 | Should You Apply if You’re Not the Perfect Candidate? Jonaed Says You Should.
Jun 14, 2022
E103 | From Confused College Student to Dropout to Product Manager at The Home Depot–Ebony Johnson
Jun 07, 2022
E102 | How an Introvert Manifested Her Way from Janitor to Media & Brand Strategist–Faith McKinney
May 31, 2022
E101 | From Target to Director of IT without A Degree–Jonathan Lightfoot
May 24, 2022
E100 | Opportunities For Those Who Don’t Want to Go to College–Jonaed Iqbal
May 17, 2022
E99 | How an 18yo runs a Successful TikTok Marketing Agency without a College Degree–Stone Fredrickson
May 10, 2022
E98 | How a Frustrated College Student Dropped Out and Became a Marketing Strategist–Kira Renee
May 03, 2022
E97 | From Deportation and Homelessness to Marketing Professional–Saif Ali
Apr 26, 2022
E96 | From $100/hr as High School Intern to $10k/mo Before 21–Collin Castrina
Apr 19, 2022
E95 | Career Success Secret: Networking–Adam Marx
Apr 12, 2022
E94 | Dropout with Undiagnosed Mental Illness is Now a Thriving Software Engineer–Lucas Bédout
Apr 05, 2022
E93 | Bouncer from The Hood Transitions to Mobile Engineer–Marlo Jones
Apr 04, 2022
E92 | From warehouse to UFC Flyweight Champion—Demetrious Johnson aka "Mighty"
Mar 22, 2022
E91 | From Dropout to Fashion Designer, Circus Performer & Software Engineer–Paidamoyo-Janet “Myles” Azehko
Mar 15, 2022
E90 | 12 Lies About College–Robert McGraw
Mar 08, 2022
E89 | From Aspiring Drummer, Ex-Military and Waiter to CXO–Andy Huffman
Mar 01, 2022
E88 | How A Retail Store Manager Transitioned into Tech–Brennan Decker
Feb 22, 2022
E87 | Started as a Dishwasher, Now He’s A Sous Chef–Jonathan Lamour
Feb 15, 2022
E86 | From Nanny to Drone Pilot–Isabelle Nyroth
Feb 08, 2022
E85 | ADHD Child of Abuse Becomes A Multimillionaire—Brian Will
Feb 01, 2022
E84 | How this Problem-Student Found Success in HVAC and Cryptocurrency—Poopster
Jan 25, 2022
E83 | From 3rd Worst-Performing Kid in School to the Chief GM Officer at Step Finance—George Harrap
Jan 18, 2022
E82 |How a Successful Hairdresser Transitioned to Marketing Professional and Business Development Consulting—Andrea Hunt
Jan 11, 2022
E81 | Temp Becomes Thought Leader, Now Consults at Google—Tauf Chowdhury
Jan 05, 2022
E80 | Straight-A Student Drops Out of College, Becomes Sales Executive and Co-Founder of TrainYo—Omar Sadik
Dec 28, 2021
E79 | From Ditching Classes to Working at PayPal, eBay and Now CTO at Aspireship—Jason Riedel
Dec 21, 2021
E78 | Job Hopper Becomes Brand Strategist & President—Miro LaFlaga
Dec 14, 2021
E77 | Community College Dropout Becomes Successful—ActorWarren Bub
Dec 07, 2021
E76 | Competing Against Men in Sales, College Dropout Becomes VP of Sales—Kimberly English
Nov 30, 2021
E75 | From Bartender to Sales & Business Development Consultant—Randy Humphrey
Nov 23, 2021
E74 | Bullied Queer Teenager becomes a Thriving Marketing Consultant—Evan Patterson
Nov 02, 2021
E73 | 21-Year-Old Loan Officer and The Shit Show of My Twenties Podcast Host—Sophia Lorena
Oct 26, 2021
E72 | Struggling Student with Dyslexia and ADHD Makes Millions—Sunil Kumar
Oct 19, 2021
E71 | Homeschooled and Poor Farm Boy becomes Chief Marketing Officer Generating Millions—Daniel Ogden
Oct 12, 2021
E70 | Dropout Med-Student is now a CIO (Chief Information Officer)—Randy Warner
Oct 05, 2021
E69 | From Young Father, Ex-Vet and Factory Worker to CEO & Motivational Speaker—Will Barnes
Sep 21, 2021
E68 | How this Latina College Drop Out Worked at Adobe, Disney and Google—Alejandra Ayala
Sep 14, 2021
E67 | Gangbanger to Executive Director: How a Nerdy Black Kid Raised Millions—Khafre Jay
Sep 07, 2021
E66 | From College Dropout to Executive Chef (Without Culinary School)—Jeremy Leinen
Aug 31, 2021
E65 | From No High School Diploma to Marketing Consultant & Career Coach—Braxton Wood
Aug 24, 2021
E64 | Barely Graduated High School, Recruited by Microsoft, Now a Tech Executive—Scott Drake
Aug 10, 2021
E63 | Why This Successful College Grad Says “Skip College For Success”—Seth Hymes
Aug 04, 2021
E62 | From His Living Room in Lagos, Nigeria to Olympic Table Tennis Champion—Olajide Omotayo
Jul 28, 2021
E61 | Trauma Survivor with No College Degree becomes Programmer & Sr. Software Engineer—Daniel Hall
Jul 21, 2021
E60 | Dyslexic Warehouse Worker Becomes Successful Interview Coach, Hypnotherapist and Author—Chris Delaney
Jul 13, 2021
E59 | Ex-con Becomes HR Professional and Recruiter—Matthew Higgins
Jul 06, 2021
E58 | Disruptive Childhood to Social Selling Consultant for Executives—Richard Bliss
Jun 29, 2021
E57 | High School Dropout to CEO Securing $20M in Funding—Ben Herman
Jun 22, 2021
E56 | Laid-Off ESL Teacher to Globally Recognized Educator—Anesh Daya
Jun 08, 2021
E55 | Grew A Company by 200% Within A Year, Army Vet to Sales Exec—Karl Helm
Jun 02, 2021
E54 | Bored Student Saved Company $1.5Million—Ryan Matonis
May 27, 2021
E53 | From Business in the Streets & Being Arrested to Successful Businessman—Vishal “Victor” Rampaderat
May 19, 2021
E52 | 4.0 GPA College Dropout to COO at AutoThink Inc.—Honey Donowitz
May 12, 2021
E51 | The Uncool Kid that Gets to Interview NBA Stars—Buster Scher
May 05, 2021
E50 | Star Athlete to Torn ACL to Dropout to Founder of FlowZ—Ryan Myher
Apr 27, 2021
E49 | Warehouse Worker to Founder of Global Coin Solutions—Scott Hutchings
Apr 21, 2021
E48 | Distraught Dropout to CEO that Generated $2.6m+ in Sales—Kelvin Lau
Apr 13, 2021
E47 | Pizza Delivery Driver to Franchise Owner—Nick Bogacz
Apr 06, 2021
E46 | Bored Jock, Army Vet now Chief Marketing Officer—Riley Seaburg
Mar 30, 2021
E45 | Car Saleswoman—Ariel Lee
Mar 09, 2021
E44 | UI/UX Designer—Junaid Ahmed
Mar 02, 2021
E43 | Poor Farm Boy To Millionaire On A Mission To Cool the Planet—Norman Crowley
Feb 09, 2021
E42 | Shy Kid to Social Media Influencer Making Happy Videos on the Internet—Markian Benhamou
Feb 02, 2021
E41 | Co-founder of CoachLab Talks About Cheat Codes to Get Where You Want to be—Marc Thibodeau
Jan 26, 2021
E40 | Car Salesman to Car Dealership Consultant ($70k-$200k)—Timothy De Jesus
Jan 13, 2021
E39 | DJ & Entrepreneur—Ryan Singh
Jan 05, 2021
E38 | Music Industry to Sales Account Executive (AE)—Ryan Scalera
Dec 02, 2020
E37 | From Bad Attitude and Minimum Wage to Six Figures at 27—Brandon Durkee
Nov 24, 2020
E36 | McLaren Intern to 20-year-old CEO—Blake Resnick
Nov 23, 2020
E35 | From Financial Struggles to Tech Recruiter—Bryan VandenBosch
Nov 23, 2020
E34 | From $7/hr to $540k/year—Jon Manley
Oct 27, 2020
E32 | Owner & Body Mechanics Trainer at AIMx Training—Drew Hulburt
Oct 14, 2020
E31 | Quality Assurance Engineer at Hulu—Benjamin Pfarr
Sep 30, 2020
E30 | From Office Assistant to Mentor and SalesForce Technical Product Director—Jae Taylor
Sep 23, 2020
E29 | 3D Animator—Michael Johnson
Sep 16, 2020
E28 | Founder of Hustle Energy talks Entrepreneurship—Trent Bray
Sep 08, 2020
E27 | The Growth Mindset—Jordan Paris
Aug 19, 2020
E26 | CEO of Lendtable—Sheridan Clayborne
Aug 11, 2020
E25 | From Tech to Journalism—Martin Pratt
Aug 04, 2020
E24 | COO of Elvare and My Roofer SEO—Adam Sinkus
Jul 07, 2020
E23 | Founder of Sales Rebellion (Training & Coaching)—Dale Dupree
Jun 23, 2020
E22 | CEO of Pelocity, the GPS and E-Harmony for Your Career—Stephen Pollan
Jun 09, 2020
E21 | The Chief Talent Advisor—Suzanne Kelly
Jun 02, 2020
E20 | The Movement Detective NOT a Personal Trainer—Joseph Gonzalez
May 26, 2020
E19 | Industrial Marketing—Christopher Nesbit
May 19, 2020
E18 | From Model Recruiting to Recruiting Professionals—Monique Davis
May 12, 2020
E17 | Board Certified Patient Advocate—Tzachi "Saki" Litov
May 06, 2020
E16 | Fashion to Technology—Antoni Tzavelas
Apr 28, 2020
E15 | Security Jobs—Kenneth Atkins
Apr 21, 2020
E14 | How a Dropout Prison Guard became a Sales Executive Generating Millions for Hewlett-Packard—Dylan Ali
Apr 14, 2020
E13 | Son of a Pimp and Struggling Single Mom is now CEO of Scribe Media—JeVon "JT" McCormick
Mar 06, 2020
E12 | Real Estate Agent—Jack Rowell
Mar 06, 2020
E11 | Radio Sales to Podcast Advertising—Heather Osgood
Jan 22, 2020
E10 | Technology Jobs—Kenneth Atkins
Dec 23, 2019
E09 | Starting On The Right Foot—Andre Hartley
Dec 23, 2019
E08 | AerialLook and Proficient Auto Mobile Mechanics—Robert Koenekamp
Dec 23, 2019
E07 | Business Development/Account Executive—Dan Frost
Dec 21, 2019
E06 | Electrical Contractor—Doug Winston
Dec 06, 2019
E05 | Sales & Leadership Trainer—Jordan Mendoza
Nov 07, 2019
E04 | Finding Your Passion—David Alto
Oct 30, 2019
E03 | How to Prepare for an Interview with Andre Hartley
Oct 22, 2019
E02 | Bookkeeper—Andre Hartley
Oct 22, 2019
E01 | From warehouse to UFC Flyweight Champion—Demetrious Johnson aka "Mighty Mouse"
Sep 18, 2019