99 Light Bulbs Podcast

Detailing the long, bumpy road of entreprenuership

Episode 3: John Biehler

John Biehler is a Vancouver, Canada based 3D printing advocate, consultant & instructor, technologist, writer, traveler, photographer (music concerts, music festivals and events), speaker, maker & all around curious person. He’s been involved in some great events and projects such as the 2010 Winter Olympics and an upcoming art exhibit he helped Douglas Coupland with.

In this episode we discuss various topics such as the birth of social media in Vancouver, moonlighting as a journalist and photographer, covering the 2010 Winter Olympics, monetizing your passions, working on a 3D printing project with famous Canadian artist Douglas Coupland, and how to deal with Imposter Syndrome.

Listen to the episode below.

Episode Highlights

  • 2:30 – The birth of social media in Vancouver
  • 3:40 – Have social media companies lost their focus?
  • 5:30 – The Flickr revolution
  • 8:50 – Moonlighting as a journalist & photographer
  • 13:20 – Being enthusiastic about your work
  • 14:50 – Covering the 2010 Winter Olympics
  • 23:10 – Leaving the corporate world to follow your passions
  • 26:00 – Working on a 3D printing project with famed Canadian writer and artist Douglas Coupland
  • 29:30 – Taking a leap of faith in your life
  • 34:20 – Believing in yourself and trusting that things will work out
  • 42:30 – Dealing with imposter syndrome