No matter what your dream job may be, hopefully you’ll find something to enjoy on each episode of the Dream Job Podcast. Host Marc Istook shares conversations with a diverse group of guests who are living their dreams in their careers, their work and their daily lives. Hear what motivates them, how they’ve accomplished their goals, what challenges they’ve faced and what they've learned chasing their dream jobs.
1.12: Charles Woods BONUS | Behind the scenes at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
In the preceding Episode 11, we met Charles Woods, a civil rights educator at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. This is his behind-the-scenes tour of the Institute, where he shares some of the amazing lessons found inside and stories from the 50s and 60s that are still relevant today.
1.11: Charles Woods | Civil Rights Educator
Charles Woods is a civil rights educator at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. His job is to share the lessons of the past with the people of today, and his work might be just as important now as ever.
1.10: Austin Perine | Superhero
4-year-old Austin Perine might be the world’s youngest superhero. His mission? Fighting hunger, one meal at a time. The Birmingham, Alabama native and his dad, Terance, have served tens of thousands of meals to the homeless all across America. Today, a superhero… tomorrow, President? He's got my vote.
1.09: Megan Collins | Founding Editor, Style Girlfriend
Megan Collins is the Style Girlfriend. She’s built a career out of giving men style advice - from a woman’s point of view. But her website and social channels don’t stop at tips on how to dress. Megan’s carved out a niche in the men’s lifestyle space, sharing female perspectives on everything from clothing to grooming to travel to fitness to dating etiquette, and more. In this episode she shares how her unpredictable career path led Megan to create her very own Dream Job.
1.08: Shauna Sever | Baker & Cookbook Author
Shauna Sever’s job is delicious. As a baker and cookbook author, it’s easy to be envious of the time she spends with tarts, brownies, cakes and confections. She talks about the joy of baking, her favorite ingredient, and debates the merits of choosing Styx vs. REO Speedwagon when it comes to her classic rock baking soundtrack. From beginnings as a journalism student in college to a regular on the Today Show, Shauna’s journey couldn’t have been sweeter.
1.07: Lance Zierlein | NFL Draft Analyst/Sports Radio Host
Lance Zierlein will tell you he has TWO dream jobs. As a highly rated sports radio host in Houston and a draft analyst for the NFL Network, Lance gets to do what he loves every day. Listen in as he talks about the Venn Diagram of his overlapping passions: sports, cooking, and entertainment, the importance of enjoying where you are in life, and how he’s made a career out of just being himself.