Make New Mistakes

A podcast about being in business, being in charge, and being the one to screw it all up.

Make New Mistakes

17. My Last Mistake

August 19, 2020

Melissa and Taekia are back to talk about goodbyes. Taekia is moving on from Mischief to the next step in her career, so the duo take the episode to go over lessons learned, mistakes made, and wishes ...

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16. "Uncertain" Doesn’t Even Look Like A Word Anymore

June 22, 2020

In this week’s podcast, Melissa and Taekia admit that it’s kind of hard to talk about mistakes when the world is on fire. So instead, they talk about tips for managing uncertainty! These are ti...

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15. The Gryffindors Cry "Injustice!" Podcast

May 4, 2020

In today's episode, we are joined by Robyn Warren, founder of Geek Girl Strong and host of the new Mischief Media podcast Healthy Geek Academy! Robyn talks about starting her very own business and ...

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14: Live on Twitch

April 21, 2020

This episode is a throwback conversation we did live on the Mischief from Home Twitch! You can join our Twitch channel for daily content from our friends, partners, events and podcasts. One month...

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13: The Paycheck Protection Program Circus

April 15, 2020

We were actually funded through the Paycheck Protection Program, and we're here to tell you about it. Being a small business owner during this time is a total rollercoaster. We take this episode to...

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12: Conventions in the Time of Coronavirus

March 11, 2020

It's an interesting time to run conventions and conferences, so it seemed worth it for Melissa and Taekia to talk about coronavirus/COVID-19 and all of the ways one has to think about event planning i...

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11: Meet the Team (Part 2)

February 24, 2020

Melissa and Taekia are excited to present the second part of our meet the team special! This week, we introduce you to our directors of talent, operations, and programming. They talk about solving nea...

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10: Meet the Team (Part 1)

January 13, 2020

Happy 2020! For this special two-parter, we’re inviting you to meet the team at Mischief Management. They tell us about their biggest mistakes at work, and we promise this won’t be a part of their...

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9: Insert Motivational Motto Here

November 18, 2019

This week, Melissa and Taekia find their well of motivation for getting through the raggedy end of the year. A lot of our motivation comes from the amazing staff at Mischief. At this point in the year...

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8: This Episode is a Mistake

October 29, 2019

In an effort to reckon with this week’s topic of imposter syndrome, we present to you our UNEDITED audio of our recording. Anything could happen! We’ve got plenty of stories about  how it feels t...