We had the good fortune of connecting with Ivan Meshcheriakov and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ivan, how has your perspective on work-life balance evolved over time?
Once me and my partner started our business we began to run like crazy. We stayed at our office till 2 pm almost everyday. And at the same time we was working as djs every weekends and also we both had our own projects. So after a few hardcore years we decided to focus on our SMM business and that decision helps us to make moves that only brings value but it was still not a balance. Understanding balance comes with age. I still dont have life balance but I am working on it.

To have a balance in your life means to have a job that you are passionate of. After that balance will come naturally.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I am a sound producer and everything that I am doing now is around this. To be a producer means to know or to have a certain amount of skills in marketing, musical production, sound engineering, content creation, mixing, mastering and etc. So I got that and I am also improving my sound engineering skills but the most important thing is hustle and networking. Basically these 2 things helped me to be where I am now. If you can bring some value on a table so it would be easier for you to reach your goals. Step out from your comfort zone. There are a lot of opportunities around you.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
It would be long car trip and I want to visit every state.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Sure! Big shout out to The Neighborhood Watce. They are supporting me from the very first day in LA, they treat me like my family and they helping me to build my career. Shout out to Sian Mc Mullen, Drew Chavez, Mixed by Felix, iRez they are my sound mentors and I am proud to learn for the best engineers from industry. Shout out to my homie producers like Joznez, SHVRP PRICKLES, Lagune, Nazz Muzzik, Gummy Beatz. Shout out to Playback LA (OT & Austin) for letting me to be a part one of the best studios in LA. There are a lot of people to be honest. I am very thankful person 🙂

Website: https://socprofile.com/ivanfromrnd

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/IvanFromRnD

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