What's Your Passion is a podcast produced by The Passion Project that seeks to answer a simple question that ignites our imagination, pushes our abilities, knocks us down every once in a while, and opens us to the world. Listen in as we question and investigate Passion Project Seekers about their stories and experiences they've encountered along their Passion Journeys.
Mavli Hemani is the Founder and CEO of Cravosity, a Chicago based startup that is using technology to bring people together around the dinner table. They are building an app that takes the stress out of coordinating with your group of friends and ensures that everyone’s opinions are heard in order to create the best dining experience.
Malvi has an awesome story. Ever since she was a kid, she’s had an engineering and build-it-yourself mindset, and it’s clearly the reason Cravosity has gone from idea to product in just the past year. Malvi is currently in grad school getting her MBA, but her passion and dedication to this idea has kept her going through the long hours and brainstorming. Check out their platform at cravosity.io and be on the lookout for their launch this summer.
And I Will Walk 500 Miles
Cole Pefanis is an outdoor and adventure enthusiast from Anchorage, Alaska now residing in Denver. His passion for the outdoors has remained a focus in his life, from his time as an Eagle Scout to hiking numerous mountains over 14,000 feet to his most recent accomplishment of the Colorado Trail. He has plenty of stories to share from these experiences, so listen in as he shares why he seeks out this passion and what he’s looking to do next!!
Pack Your Bag
Vin Singh was born and raised in India, and he moved to Australia to attend University, where he landed a safe corporate job. After working in this job for 17 years, he felt called to a bigger purpose, quit his job, and sold everything. He then set off on a few years of travelling and exploring many different countries. About a year ago, he settled in a beach town in Ecuador, and he is now working on a new passion project called Free Lunch Coffee. For every bag of coffee you purchase, they provide 10 meals to kids in Africa. After the pod, head over to freelunchcoffee.com and use the code "passion" at check out to get a 15% discount.
My Life & Music
Stewart Taylor is a singer/songwriter from Connecticut who has made his way around the music industry over the past decade. After finding his love for music as a kid, Stewart has dedicated his life to this calling. From grade school plays to American idol to attending Berklee College of Music to gigging around New York City, Stewart has definitely put in the work. He landed in LA about four years ago where he is currently songwriting, putting out his own music, and hitting social media. This is without a doubt a calling, and we applaud Stewart for living it out. Go check out his work @imstewarttaylor on social media.
Shape Your Development
14 years ago, Calum McGuigan moved from Scotland to Canada to play rugby. Shortly after, he started his own Events and Marketing business, which was listed on Canada's Growth 500 TWICE! After 11 years of success, COVID hit his industry hard, and he sold his company in July...which brings us to now. Calum just launched a new lifestyle development app called Shape & Foster. The app itself mirrors the personal development journey Calum has been on over the past few years, and you can tell he's put immense passion into this product. Shape and Foster looks at health holistically, from financial well being to fitness to mental health and so much more. Go join their community at shapeandfoster.com
Singing, Songwriting, and Siddhartha
Christian Sparacio is an up and coming singer/songwriter from New Jersey. He’s been grinding for the past couple years on releasing songs, finding his sound, and building a community around his music. He doesn’t have a ton of songs out there, but we think every one of them is a masterpiece. Stick around for the full episode to listen to Christian perform an acoustic version of his new song "About Time". After the pod, go check his stuff out wherever you get your music.
Great first pod, really looking forward to hearing more!