The in28Minutes Connect - connecting experts with the learners


Aim

  • Give Experts a platform to share their expertise
    • With this platform, experts get the opportunity to (possibly) share your vision, passion and knowledge with our 43,000 subscribers on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/rithustutorials) and 100,000 learners on Udemy (https://www.udemy.com/user/in28minutes/)
  • Create Great Programmers from India
    • There are awesome programmers from India doing great work across the world. However, as a percentage of IT professionals, the number of awesome programmers remains miniscule.
  • Promote Online Learning in India
    • We think Online Learning is a great socio economic leveller. Online learning has come a long way in the last few years around the world. However, adoption in India remains slow and we want to increase adoption by bringing online learning at an early stage - college and industry entry level. We belive once you start learning online, it will remain your No 1 choice of learning.
  • Give Learners exposure to
    • Behind the scenes look at experts - stories, lessons, beliefs and vision!
    • What’s happening in the industry?
    • How can they adapt?

Our Beliefs

  • We believe in continuous learning. Learn every day and adapt. A day you’ve not learnt something new is a day wasted! And thats the origin for our name in28Minutes.
  • Be passionate about what your do!
  • While we are creating great learning experiences with our courses, we think a real mindset change happens only when a learner gets a chance to interact with experts - who are passionate and doing great work.
  • As an online instructor, we should engage and care for our students.

Logistics

  • Only One Step
    • You can book a slot using calendly
      • https://calendly.com/in28minutes/60min
      • Calendly provides flexibility of rescheduling if needed

Before We Meet

  • This would be a video interview. Ensure that you have a good background (preferably light color - white) and a good internet connection for the video.
  • We would establish initial contact on Skype. After that we will - go live on facebook - https://www.facebook.com/in28Minutes/. using belive.tv. - I will share you a link before the meeting. - You would need Google Chrome browser. - We can record video using Zoom
  • Typical Schedule
    • 15 Minutes - Build a Rapport
    • 45 Minutes - Do the interview
  • Please share a few links with me ahead of time that you would want me to research.
    • Your Assets - Websites/Courses/Videos etc
      • Things you would want to see in the description of the video (Links etc)
  • Look at it like a conversation (more than an interview) between two folks having similar visions about entrepreneurship and online learning.
  • Tell a Story
    • Keep it short :)
    • Humanize
    • Surprise
    • Have a Narrative
  • Research a little bit about in28Minutes
    • Udemy - https://www.udemy.com/user/in28minutes/

Usually Talked About

  • Your Journey
    • As a Person
      • Your goals
      • What inspires you?
    • As an Enterpreneur /IT Professional/Udemy Instructor/etc
      • What’s your vision?
      • What are your goals?
      • What are your next steps?
      • What is your advice to others who want to follow your path
      • Anything else you wanna add
  • Your Time
    • How do you manage to stay connected with your family inspite of being busy?
  • Your Views
    • Trends
    • IT Products vs Services
    • Startups
    • Technology
      • The Churn in the Industry
        • AI
        • IOT
        • Machine Learning
        • Big Data
        • DevOps
        • Cloud
      • Microservices - Node JS/Spring Boot
      • Frontend Frameworks - Javascript/etc
      • Automation Testing
      • Mobile Development - Android/iPhone/Cross Platform
    • About Indian IT
      • Evolution in the last few years
    • About Agile
    • Anything else you wanna add :)
  • Your Message
    • For Students
      • Engineers, 0-2 Years
      • 3-6 years
      • 6+ years
    • For Indian IT Professions (if you had an opportunity to work with them)
    • For Other Udemy Instructors (If you are one)
  • Our Connection
    • Have you heard about in28Minutes - https://www.udemy.com/user/in28minutes/ ?
    • Do you connect with our vision and message?
      • Vision
        • Learn in 28 Minutes everyday - Continuous Learning
      • Approach
        • Create Great Learning Experiences
        • Promote Online Learning in India
        • Be an expert at what you do.
        • Promote Hands-on Trainings for Programming
    • Your recommendations for in28Minutes

What Next

  • We will be live on facebook.
  • We will own the content of the video and when we have a group of related videos, we would release them out to youtube in batches - so, posting on YouTube will take a little while.
  • You can talk about the interview, post the link or embed the video in your platforms
    • Your YouTube Channel
    • Udemy Educational Announcement
    • Website
    • Blog
    • etc

Quick Reference

  • What drives you? What made you a programmer? What made you teach online?
  • First Program? First Video etc…
  • What’s the coolest stuff you are working on?
  • What are the problems that will be solved in the future in ABC (the technology you are working on)?
  • How do you think we can promote self learning?
  • How important you think it is to be hands-on while doing a tech course?
  • What is your suggestion for programmers who are starting off?
  • If you have to learn a new concept/tool/framework, how do you do it?
  • How do you keep up with whats happening in the industry?
  • What are your all-time favourite books on technology and learning? Any recent thought-provoking books that you’ve read recently.
  • Which blogs and podcasts do you follow/listen to keep yourself updated about latest development on technology.
  • What 2-minute advice you’d like to give to your younger self who’s just getting started in the IT industry?

The End

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