Some people know what they want to do for a living early on, some people find out later. I’m still searching for that answer the best way I know how; talking to people who’ve already made the discovery.
How2 is a podcast about people who have found career paths that fulfill them on multiple levels, and searches for the root of that success. Tune in to find out what drives someone to plant a million trees, perform surgery, or study sleeping bats.
So if you have no idea what that person actually does in the career you’re pursuing, or if you’re just a curious person, How2 is for you. It might not provide you with all the answers, but it will certainly get you asking better questions.
Entrepreneurship | Stay Balanced, with Amy Schwartz
If you take the magazine covers and blogs at face value, entrepreneurship is about changing the world by making a billion dollar company. For the silent majority that aren't necessarily motivated by starting tech revolutions, but still want to create a sustainable business, take a cue from Amy Schwartz and her role in Unleash Surf in this episode of How2.
Teaching | A little of everything, with Joni Okell
Whose job entails public speaking, intense time and schedule management, coaching, educating, and more? Teachers. They are doing a million different things everyday and expected to do them all well. It sounds like a tall order, but when you learn about the capable people at the helm like Joni Sanford, it all starts to fit together. Listen in this episode, when we learn what it takes to be a High School teacher.
Entrepreneurship | Brewing something different, with Mark Huizink
Accounting. What is it good for? Well the short answer is a lot of things. So many things in fact, that it can be quite overwhelming to decide how you want to best leverage the skillset. What in hindsight turned out to be a no-brainer, learn how Mark Huizink came to be one of the owners and operators of 2 Crows Brewing Co.
Physiotherapy | Sustainable change, with Jessie Roy
Maintaining your health isn't black and white, you don't just go from being in good shape to requiring knee surgery over night. There's a lifetime of preventative maintenance that we all need to do in order to stay mobile for more than just youth. No one appreciates this more than physiotherapist, Jessie Roy, it's her job to help people stay active. Listen in to learn how it works, and how she stays motivated to keep moving.
The Summary, with Charles Hsuen
It was a lot of work to make 10 (or 11) episodes of How2.
If you've ever wondered what type of work that includes, or what you might take away from the process, listen in to my 11th episode. Here, Charles Hsuen takes the time to interview myself, breaking down what happened in season one of How2.
Radio Interviewing | Inform, entertain, and amuse, with Don Connolly
You may have been asked at one point or another, "what do you do for a living?". But for many people, how you want to live influences what you do, at least a little more than the reverse.
Long-time host and interviewer on CBC's Information Morning, Don Connolly is one of these people. For him, a job in radio was a way to complement lifestyle, not define it.
Well, that was the original story anyway. Queue up this episode, to learn how Don grew with his career, developing a passion along the way.