Knowing When It’s Time to Quit with Charles Johnston

Knowing When It’s Time to Quit with Charles Johnston

serve no master
Welcome to the Serve No Master Podcast! This podcast is aimed at helping you find ways to create new revenue streams or make money online without dealing with an underpaid or underappreciated job. Our host is best-selling author, Jonathan Green.

Today’s guest is Charles Johnston, a Founder, Web Designer, Digital Ninja, and Technology Solutions expert at HeartWired Digital Solutions. His organization provides WordPress design services with a mission to serve small to medium-sized businesses and nonprofits in helping them elevate their brand online.


In this episode, Charles highlights his approach toward shifting from a typical day job into entrepreneurship. He describes some of the common challenges experienced in this phase, noting the complexities but also the benefits involved with becoming an entrepreneur.
Notable Quotes

–       “A nonprofit does not mean they don’t have money” – [Charles Johnston]   

–       “Getting fired before you’re ready sometimes can be a blessing” – [Charles Johnston]

–       “Your job isn’t as secure as you think it is” – [Jonathan Green] 

–       “It’s the challenges in life that show us what we’re capable of” – [Jonathan Green]

–       “You give up a 40-hour per week job working for someone else to go and work 100 hours a week for yourself”  – [Jonathan Green]

–       “One thing they don’t teach you in school when it comes to running a business is how to actually run a business” – [Charles Johnston]

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“Buzzworthy Businesses” with Charles Johnston

“Buzzworthy Businesses” with Charles Johnston

Each week on “Buzzworthy Businesses” our host, Jesse Stakes, talks to business leaders around Jacksonville who are doing great things in the community. Today, Jesse talks with Charles Johnston from HeartWired Digital Solutions.

HeartWired is a local digital marketing agency that focuses on helping small to medium sized businesses and nonprofits create a brand that stands out both on and offline.

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How Often Do You Get Lost In The HTML or Coding Sauce?

How Often Do You Get Lost In The HTML or Coding Sauce?

No more struggles with the Tech…

Do you find yourself stuck all the time because of technology? Do you ever reach the point of saying out loud “that’s it, I need an IT person to help me” Well with no shame at all, I am raising my hands up to the sky.

This is where Charles Johnston comes to our rescue.

Charles is a self-proclaimed ‘digital ninja’. He describes himself “a bit of a nerd that loves anything web or tech related”. Charles’s goal in life is to bring a bit of heart and compassion into IT by softening the blow for small to medium sized businesses and nonprofits needing to share their story.

If you are trying to figure out how to escape the technology traps that you often get caught up on, the team at Heart Wired Digital Solution is there for you. Like Charles says: he is mission-minded and purpose-driven in making the world a little better than he found it. So today he is here to share some of his great tips with you.


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B.O.O.S.T. Podcast – Compassion First Consulting EP89

B.O.O.S.T. Podcast – Compassion First Consulting EP89

Every brand has stories to tell. Charles Johnston is passionate to share those stories to engage, inform, surprise, delight, and impact audiences. He’s a web designer, speaker, marketing consultant and chief digital ninja at HeartWired Digital Solutions. They help small businesses and nonprofits define their brand identity and share their story online so they can increase revenue and donations. In this episode, you’ll learn the importance of a website in relation to someone’s brand versus social media, how to define, then locate your target market, and more.