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A podcast about craft, community, and the pursuit of a meaningful career. Hosted by Jon and Hugh.

Moon Tea Podcast Moon Tea

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A podcast about craft, community, and the pursuit of a meaningful career. Hosted by Jon and Hugh.

    [69] Stephen Woolfolk, Founder at THE YUNIVERSE

    [69] Stephen Woolfolk, Founder at THE YUNIVERSE

    Stephen Woolfolk is a father, partner, founder, and CEO of THE YUNIVERSE and is based out of Pheonix, AZ.

    THE YUNIVERSE: https://www.theyuniverse.earth/
    Contact THE YUNIVERSE: yourfriends@theyuniverse.earth
    YUNIVERSE Insta: https://www.instagram.com/intotheyuni...
    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com
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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea


    Chapters:
    00:00 - Intro
    1:48 - What is the YUNIVERSE?
    3:25 - Wellness and meditation discussion
    7:40 - Tea discussion and how did Stephen get into the business?
    11:15 - How do you know something is "off" and how do you fix it?
    14:45 - How did Stephen get into mindfulness and how is he so chill?
    19:00 - Differences between DC/Maryland/Virginia and Pheonix
    21:15 - Entrepreneurship discussion. Why did the edible water bottle company fail?
    26:50 - How did Stephen get into working for himself? His journey as a pharmaceutical sales rep to working on his own
    33:00 - What do you want to do with your time?
    34:15 - "Vibrations" discussion
    39:14 - Story of first customer and first little wins
    45:30 - Closing thoughts

    • 47 min
    [68] Matteo Vlasic, Co-founder of Know Your Vote Initiative (KYVI.io)

    [68] Matteo Vlasic, Co-founder of Know Your Vote Initiative (KYVI.io)

    Matteo is a co-founder of KYVI, a platform for candidates and elected officials. He is based out of Pheonix, AZ.

    http://kyvi.io/

    Matteo's email: m.vlasic@klyvi.io
    Matteo's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteo-vlasic-743a14a/
    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com
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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea

    Chapters:
    00:00 - Intro
    01:14 - Background and AZ hackathon discussion
    6:38 - What is the Know Your Vote Initiative and how did Matteo get involved?
    11:40 - How is KYVI different from other platforms?
    17:15 - What is the funding model?
    19:25 - The importance of local elections
    26:00 - How is the tech being built?
    32:00 - How do you properly represent the official's positions? Discussions on making it easier for elected officials to be held accountable.
    40:00 - Sorting and recommendation discussion
    42:45 - UX discussion and building a core feature set
    47:45 - How does Jon vote? And idea for getting people to be informed about elections
    53:40 - Discussion on software and recommendations and progressive design
    1:00:00 - MVP discussion. Would be awesome just to be able to look up a candidate easily
    1:03:24 - How can people reach out? Closing thoughts

    • 1 hr 6 min
    [66] Breeja Larson, Olympic Gold Medalist and Mindset Coach

    [66] Breeja Larson, Olympic Gold Medalist and Mindset Coach

    Breeja is a former competitive swimmer from Mesa, AZ. She won gold in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 4x100 meter medley relay. She currently works as a mindset coach and a real estate agent.



    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com

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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea



    Chapters:

    00:00 - Intro

    1:45 - Breeja is an avid listener!

    2:30 - Ignorant confidence

    8:20 - Sports psychology discussion

    11:20 - Failure and pain discussion. Is "the grind" the only way to achieve success?

    18:00 - Breeja finds role models in many people around her, even younger people

    19:50 - How did Breeja get into mindset coaching/mentoring? And how she partner with Airbnb during the pandemic?

    27:40 - Discussing transferable skill sets. Emotional intelligence!

    29:30 - Academics come first! And on advocating for herself

    35:05 - Titans of Investing! What is it?

    39:00 - Ex-fiancé story

    40:55 - Hugh's experience with swimming and academics. And announcing that he's married.

    44:45 - Competition discussion. Commercial fame, sponsors, etc.

    52:25 - Mental health discussion. Being honest with yourself and how to maintain a healthy headspace.

    56:00 - Do you find yourself being really competitive in random situations?

    58:00 - Parting words of wisdom. "Learn how to be your best friend" and how to reach out to her!

    • 1 hr
    [67] Dr Monica Lee-Masi, Safe Drinking Water Researcher

    [67] Dr Monica Lee-Masi, Safe Drinking Water Researcher

    Monica is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Environmental Health & Engineering and a recent Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health PhD graduate. Her research revolves around drinking water safety and reuse. Outside of the day job, she hosts great parties and watches lots of movies and hangs out with her husband.


    Monica's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/monica-lee-092


    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com
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    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea


    Chapters:
    00:00 - Intro
    02:00 - Monica is married and has a new last name
    03:31 - Research background and ambitions to be a baker
    5:45 - Brita filter?
    7:50 - PhD thesis summary
    12:00 - Post-doc research
    13:30 - Why did Monica choose this research?
    15:30 - PFOS background and explanation
    19:36 - Are post-docs allowed to take on additional consulting assignments?
    22:00 - Monica is a MTP listener! Previous guest Anne is her wedding photographer
    25:00 - Interest in movies!
    28:30 - What is the movie that Monica wishes more people watched?
    31:00 - Everything Everywhere All At Once
    36:00 - Beef on Netflix and talking about Asian people in movies
    43:00 - Christian tropes. Reflections on community, missions trip, etc.
    49:15 - Reflections on East Coast living. Baltimore life!
    52:00 - Desired character traits. Being more decisive and more kind
    53:45 - Misters can spread pathogens and safe drinking water
    58:00 - Words of wisdom! Keep listening to the podcast and be kind

    • 1 hr
    [65] Scott Schwartz, CEO of jeeny.com

    [65] Scott Schwartz, CEO of jeeny.com

    Scott is a super talented frontend developer and the co-founder at Jeeny. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two Samoyeds and has been Jon's friend since November 2016.



    Scott's email: scott@jeeny.com

    Jeeny: jeeny.com



    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3iZ4EAq...

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...

    Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0...

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea



    Chapters:

    00:00 - Intro

    1:35 - How did Scott get into coding? Building websites as a kid, to working in private equity, and beyond.

    3:00 - What is ERP and WMS? How did Scott get into the business?

    5:00 - The recent feature set (headless product) at jeeny

    7:28 - The origin of the jeeny.com domain

    8:40 - What Scott wished he knew before starting!

    11:45 - "Make time for the people in your life"

    13:00 - How did you arrive at the "headless" feature set for jeeny?

    15:40 - Scott's sales pitch for jeeny to our 14 to 15 listeners!

    17:20 - Samoyeds discussion and why Scott doesn't use a robot vacuum cleaner. And Pickleball discussion. And small talk.

    24:10 - Love discussion

    29:40 - Does Scott still play his Oculus? Video game discussion

    34:55 - More love discussion

    36:05 - Scott's generic wisdom - "Never give up, unless it gets hard"

    38:40 - Moon Tea Conference recap

    40:00 - Closing!

    • 41 min
    [64] Hans Kim, Occupational Therapist and Podcast Host

    [64] Hans Kim, Occupational Therapist and Podcast Host

    Hans is an Occupational Therapist living in Los Angeles and Jon's childhood friend. He also hosts a podcast, "Sharing is Caring", where he interviews members of his church and discusses faith and spirituality.


    Email us: moonteapodcast@gmail.com Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3iZ4EAq... Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast... Google Podcasts:https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0... Anchor: https://anchor.fm/moon-tea


    Chapters: 00:00 - Intro 1:15 - What is an Occupational Therapist? 3:00 - How did Hans get into OT? 6:30 - Acute rehab discussion and discussion about different OT routes 9:56 - What kind of people tend to thrive in therapy? MINDSET!! 11:08 - Why did Hans start a podcast? What's it about? 15:08 - What is Hans gonna do when he runs out of guests? And more podcast discussion 18:00 - What makes Hans tick? 20:00 - Spiritual / Faith discussion 23:15 - What would 20 year old Hans think of 30 year old Hans? 25:20 - Career and burnout discussion 33:00 - What if a patient wants to die? 34:30 - Parting thoughts - take care of yourself!

    • 38 min

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jonajumb ,

Love this show!

I listen to this podcast because I love the variety of guests. I am also a fan of craft, community, and career. I definitely don’t have any affiliation with the podcast and don’t just assume I’m lying because my name is also Jon.

Jon is a common name, okay?

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