Stories of creative self starters who have ventured off traditional career paths to pursue work they love. Each episode features a new interviewee, and will highlight all kinds of job industries, with a mission to inspire you to think outside the box about your own job and the type of work that will make you happy.
#7: A Career in Production: Photography & Videography
Episode 7 shares the story of Jenna and Micah Kvidt, owners of Kvidt Creative, a production company specializing in photography and videography. They work with large tourism and travel agencies and corporate clients across the U.S. Jenna and Micah share how they were able to transform their own careers and use their talents to start their own company. (www.micahkvidt.com, www.wanderthemap.com )
#6: The World of a Travel Blogger
Episode 6 highlights interviewee Nienke Krook's story. She is a successful travel blogger, the creator and producer of three websites - The Travel Tester, The London Tester, The Space Tester, and she also is a Social Media Manager for StoneCycling.
Nienke shares her story about how she got started, how she learned about making income from her blog, and how she formed her own path in this industry.
#5: Career in the Craft Beverage Industry_Marketing & Brand Management
Episode 5 is focused on the craft beverage industry. Interviewee Lindsay Dorrier is a Senior Brand Manager at Bold Rock Hard Cider. Bold Rock is now a part of the umbrella of Artisanal Brewing Ventures brands which include Victory Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing, and Sixpoint Brewing. He shares his story and how he transitioned from a career in the music industry into craft beverage.
#4: Career as a Young Entrepreneur_Pursuing a Startup Venture
Episode #4 is the story of a young, mid-20s entrepreneur who is pursuing her own startup company, Trek Gum. (www.trekgum.com) Emily shares how she arrived at the decision to begin her own company, what's great about it, as well as some of the challenges she faces in this career choice.
#3: Balancing Motherhood with a rewarding career in nonprofit sector inspiring young women
Episode #3 is focused on balancing motherhood with a rewarding career. Interviewee Jenni Figueiredo Bingham previously worked in the beauty and PR worlds in NYC, and figured out a way to use that skillset in a rewarding career for a nonprofit organization called Project Glimmer - www.projectglimmer.org , where she serves as Deputy Director. Her career provides her with challenging and rewarding work while also the flexibility to ensure quality time with her husband and three children.
#2:Lifestyle Balance - Law & Creative Work
Episode #2 is focused on having a lifestyle balance. Interviewee Genevieve Essig has crafted her own schedule to continue doing environmental law work while also having space for her creative projects like background work in Film & TV, and writing historical murder mystery novels.