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Celebrating the grit & resilience of game devs & creatives with a podcast and thoughtful worksheets to level up your life & biz XP.

January 5, 2021

Travolta Reads aka Tabula Rasa

2021! New Year, New You? Ehhh. Maybe! 

Jean and Roger chat about effective goal setting, why it's important to create meaningful goals, connect with them, and give yourself permission to fail when your expectations don't match up with the results. 

Topics we explore: 

  • Self assessment
  • Identifying and prioritizing goals
  • Understanding resonance
  • Being kind to ourselves with goal setting

This episode's worksheet can be found here.

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean LeggettRoger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. Thanks in advance for leaving your amazing review on these platforms. They help us get discovered! 

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November 16, 2020

Episode 6: Mentors Good, Hucksters Bad

Jean discusses the importance of mentors for individuals and your team, along with how to identify hucksters.  

Topics we explore: 

  • What makes a good mentor
  • How to be mentored
  • Red flags around mentors
  • Coaching your team
  • Four stages of competency

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean Leggett | Roger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. Thanks in advance for leaving your amazing review on these platforms. They help us get discovered! 

Find us on Apple | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon

October 14, 2020

Episode 5: Minimum Viable Team

Jean gets very personal about the founding team dynamics of One More Story Games.

Topics we explore: 

  • Red flags
  • Intentional team dynamics & values
  • Hiring for fit
  • Founder relationships
  • Married founders & infidelity  

Cool links 

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean Leggett | Roger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. Thanks in advance for leaving your amazing review on these platforms. They help us get discovered! 

Find us on Apple | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon

September 30, 2020

Episode 4: Jean, Jean the Sequel Machine

Episode 4 - Jean, Jean the Sequel Machine

Jean continues Episode 3’s branding subject and explores more about business branding and developing a consistent brand with your social media presence. 

Topics we explore: 

  • Social media best practices
  • Rule of 3s 
  • Understanding and building a business profile 
  • Logo design
  • Quality engagement 

Cool links 

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean Leggett | Roger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. 

Find us on Apple | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon |

September 7, 2020

Episode 3: Jean, Jean, the branding machine

Jean talks about branding & identity & getting clear about how you/your business shows up in the world. What do people take away from encountering you? 

Topics we explore: 

  • Where do you start with branding?
  • What is a personal brand versus a business brand?
  • Social media etiquette - are followers our friends? 
  • Consistency
  • The cost of being always “On” as a personal brand 

Cool links: 

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean LeggettRoger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. 

Find us on iTunes, Spotify, & other streaming sites!

August 30, 2020

Episode 2: Away We Go (The Journey of OMSG)

Once upon a time… Jean and Blair Leggett started an indie game dev studio called One More Story Games and built a narrative game engine. In this episode of G3 Real Talk, Jean shares the founding story of the studio - getting started with interns, getting started, etc. 

Questions we explore: 

  • What went into the decision to start an indie studio?
  • Why, after 7 years, are we still doing this? What keeps you going?
  • What are some of the struggles, successes of being an indie startup? 
  • What does Jean wish she knew when she started? 

Cool links: 

This episode’s worksheet - What’s your why? Crafting a personal vision statement. Identifying your champions.

 

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean Leggett | Roger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated. 

August 23, 2020

Episode 1: Hello, ya know

Hey! This is our welcome episode. In it, Jean and Roger talk about the overall flow of the series and what we’re going to be talking about (soft skill development, biz dev skill development, and life as a game dev creative).

Questions we explore:

  • How does a life coach help a game studio?
  • What does it mean to be resilient in game dev?
  • What’s this mindfulness thing?
  • Finding joy in the time of covid

Cool links: 

This episode’s worksheet  - Deep dive into your life - what are your priorities and how can you honour them?

Daily activity app - Daylio

Follow us on Twitter: G3RealTalk | Jean Leggett | Roger Reichardt

Email us at G3RealTalk@gmail.com 

Want to support us? Use #G3RealTalk on social media and sing our praises. Or if you're like Jean, maybe don't sing because ummmm, singing isn't her forte. But a nice shout out is always appreciated.