Episode 34 ~ Passion Project or Real Job? (w/ Andy Krueger)

We talked with Andy Krueger of the Twin Cities craft show, Craftstravaganza, about how to know when your passion project is becoming your real job, things to watch out for as you get serious about your passion project, and just how important it is to have one of those projects in the first place. Related Read More …

Episode 33 ~ Getting Your Dream Job Part 3: The *Not* To Do List (w/ Kelly Groehler)

We talked with Kelly Groehler of Sprosty Network about her progression from Director of External Relations at Best Buy to her present job working in a retail startup accelerator here in the Twin Cities. Kelly tells us about how she spent time deciding what she didn’t want to do, which ended up being important as she made Read More …

Episode 31 ~ Cut the Crap, Part Two

Over the last 4 months, we have purged most of our belongings and moved into a much smaller apartment, and it has been a very rewarding endeavor – but very difficult and exhausting. In this episode, we share some of the work we did to get to a more minimalist lifestyle, and some of the Read More …

Episode 30 ~ Lighten Up: Lifting the Burden of Ingrained Gender Stereotypes

We teamed up with the MPLS MadWomen to spark a conversation and dig into the ingrained, gender-specific perceptions about “strength” and “weakness” and how they show up in the workplace. We have hauled these biases around with us long enough, and we thought it was time to take a look at them in a new Read More …

Episode 29 ~ Getting Your Dream Job, Part 2 (w/ Kat Duncan)

This is episode two of two that we did about finding your dream job. Last week we talked with entrepreneur Tamara Dennison, who found her dream job by starting a company. This week we talk with Kat Duncan, Managing Partner at CLICK Talent, about how and when to best use a recruiter. Related Links: 15 Recruiter Read More …

Episode 28 ~ Getting Your Dream Job, Part 1 (w/ Tamara Dennison)

We chatted with the founder of Atomic Collaborative, Tamara Dennison, about how she created her dream job by starting her own company. This is part 1 of a 2 part series exploring how to find your dream job. Next week, we’ll chat with Kat Duncan of CLICK Talent about how to get yourself to the Read More …

Episode 27 ~ User Centered Design, Every Day (w/ Zack Naylor)

We talked with Zack Naylor, founder of Aurelius, about how to incorporate better user centered design into our every day lives, and also did a little exploration into whether it’s better to ride a roller coaster frontward or backward.