In this monumental 500th episode of Hacks & Hobbies, host Junaid Ahmed takes us on an extraordinary journey – from humble beginnings of mastering beekeeping to becoming a recognized voice in the world of podcasting. Junaid reflects on the journey so far, sharing personal struggles, valuable lessons, and notable victories along the way.

Tune in to delve into vital topics such as the necessity of effective execution in idea management, commitment to continual personal growth, and the significance of documenting one’s journey. Further discussions center on the role of community in a project’s successful growth, the power of perseverance in facing adversity, and the irreplaceable value of family and other support systems in cultivating passions and pursuits.

Throughout the episode, Junaid shares thought-provoking insights from his personal experiences, drawing intriguing parallels between beekeeping and entrepreneurship, and also highlighting key insights from Gary Vaynerchuk’s “Crushing It!”.

Join us in this celebratory episode as we not only reflect on the grit and dedication that brought Hacks & Hobbies to this significant milestone but also look ahead to the exciting journey still to come. Get ready for a powerful exploration of growth, evolution, and inspiration as we continue to hack our way toward even more shared knowledge and engaging conversations.

Junaid Ahmed has been a user experience designer for over 15 years. As a UX professional, he uses the user-centered design philosophy to come up with solutions. Trust the system, it works!

“People say that we only live once, but I believe in living every day!”

Junaid has been interviewing people from all walks of life on his podcast Hacks and Hobbies.