The Work We Do is a podcast about people building meaningful careers by doing what they love.
Victoria Stoyanova speaks with entrepreneurs, scientists, chefs, curators, architects and educators - the new voices of our work culture.
Google's Sarah Drinkwater on the power of communities
This conversation explores the leadership, power of communities, using technology for good, styles of leadership, the growth of the creative and tech community (in London and beyond), and the rise of the creative generalists who will lead the future of work.
AngelList's Philipp Moehring - Berlin over London
For the last three years, Philipp has been running all things Europe at AngleList. AngelList is the tech community’s favourite platform where companies can raise money, investors can find startups and people can find jobs at startups around the world.
I met Philipp five years ago when he was Principal at Seedcamp - Europe’s best known seed investment fund.
This time we meet in Berlin where I was attending Tech Open Air - a great technology conference taking place very year in Europe’s new favourite destination.
We talk about work and life in Berlin (in comparison to London), designing a healthy lifestyle and our community's shared responsibility when it comes to reducing the cases of harassment in tech.
Travis King from Remote Year on having the best job in the world
This is the last episodes of the Chateau La Salle series recorded in Burgundy this October.
Travis and I are sitting on the floor of one of the oldest libraries we’ve been in, drinking coffee and chatting about what it’s like to live your dream life.
Travel and adventure have always been a huge part of Travis’ life. He lived the Caribbean, worked as a kayak guide in Alaska, worked at world’s largest dragon fruit farm in Hawaii and ended up joining Remote Year. Remote year is a company allowing you to travel the wold for a year spending each month in a different city while working and living with 70 other professionals.
Travis joined the company when it only had seven employees (now they are more than 150). He was flown to Ko Pha-Ngan for an interview, then to Japan for his training and is been having the best job in the world for the last two years. Travis is Remote Year's Manager of Community Development - he takes care of community dynamics and makes sure people have the best possible experience.
Seb Camilleri and Duncan Woods on making mindfulness magazine SATORI
SATORI is a printed journal which aims to be a place for quietness, contemplation, and inspiration. The magazine is filled with thought provoking articles and breathtaking imagery that aim to improve the reader’s mental wellbeing. Victoria sits down with Seb and Duncan, the co-founders of the magazine to find out more about the process and philosophy behind it.
Will Mercer: Why I left London to renovate an 1870s chateau in Burgundy
A scientist by education and strategist by training, Will just left his stable London life behind to move to an 1870s chateau in Burgundy, France.
For those who listened to the previous episode with Jessica, Will is the other founder of La Salle, a space to relax, recharge and meet interesting people.
Hear Will’s story from starting a club night with a drug dealer to following the corporate route at Lloyds bank and from running strategy for coworking group the Trampery to quitting his job to move to a village in France.