James Miller and Samantha Ballenger, co-founders of Network After Work, have helped thousands of people secure new jobs and useful contacts. Here's a look behind the scenes of their growing start-up.
Network After Work co-founder James Miller and Samantha Ballenger combine their professional backgrounds and launched Network After Work.
Samantha Ballenger discusses why face to face interactions are just as important as social networking.
Samantha Ballenger discusses the mindset of positive thinking and speaking.
Founders of Network After Work open up about how they knew it was time to leave their practical plans behind.
James Miller discusses the pros and cons to relying on revenue for working capital.
Samantha Ballenger discusses her insight on writing ideas on paper to make effective decisions.
The co-founders share their aspirations of taking Network After Work international.
James Miller's background in the nightclub industry has given him an advantage to creating the best networking events.
James Miller discusses how he draws a line between friendship and work with his employees.
James Miller and Samantha Ballenger discuss their optimistic approach to supporting one another.
James Miller talks about how he spreads the word about his business without emptying his bank account.
James Miller and Samantha Ballenger talk about the upside to running a networking business.
James Miller talks about what his customers really value.
James Miller discusses the risk of starting a business.
These co-founders are plugged in and online 24/7.
James Miller and Samantha Ballenger talk about traveling, running their business, and staying awake.
The co-founders of Network After Work love working for themselves.
FULL STORY Grind, Hustle & Payoff7:09
FACE TIME Networking Beyond Social Media1:21
MANTRA Be Optimistic & Lead with Positivity0:46
FAITH Take the Leap: Don't Look Back0:52
BOOTSTRAPPING Why We Stay Self-Funded1:09
STRATEGY How We Make Solid Decisions1:07
EXPANDING Paris, Toronto, & Somewhere Tropical1:43
COMPETITION What's Your Advantage?1:09
RECRUITING When Friends Become Employees1:20
SUPPORT Dealing With the Ups and Downs1:23
MARKETING Smart (& Cheap) Way to Engage Customers0:33
PERKS What We Get Out of Our Start-up0:45
MISSION Worry About Quality, Not Profits0:57
FAILURE 'It's On You If Your Start-up Tanks'1:04
GRIND You Have to Work Around the Clock3:06
HUSTLE Why Passion Makes Up for No Sleep3:10
PAYOFF So Much Better Than a Desk Job1:47