#23 – Melis Aydogan of Ruya Coffee On A First Generation View of Meaningful Work
October 11th, 2018
Ruya Coffee is the realization of a lifelong dream.
That’s not surprising, since Ruya means “dream” in Turkish. Melis Aydogan, the founder of Ruya Coffee, never saw herself as an entrepreneur, or a small-business …
#22 – Justin & Tasha Golden On Navigating Work Transitions as a Couple
September 27th, 2018
Tasha and Justin Golden have been married a long time by any standard.
Just about twenty years, in fact. And you don’t stay married that long without …
#21 – Humanist Chaplain Bart Campolo on the Intersection of Work and Belief
September 13th, 2018
When Bart Campolo lost his faith, he didn’t lose his desire to minister.
After all, the word “minister” was a verb before it became a noun. The fact …
#20 – EcoATM Founder Mark Bowles On Entrepreneurship and the Tech Startup World
August 30th, 2018
Mark Bowles Is Not Afraid to Fail, He’s Done It Many Times Before.
Talk with Mark about his experience in technology startups and venture-based …
#19 – Theatre House Owner Marty Boyer on How Values Guide Decisions
August 16th, 2018
Theatre House owner Marty Boyer is a high-character individual.
Marty is a unique individual in that his ego has (apparently) almost no bearing on what he does for a living. Marty is the most pragmatic individual I’ve …
#18: Potter Christie Goodfellow and Sculptor Beth Graves on Creativity in the Gig Economy
August 2nd, 2018
Christie Goodfellow and Beth Graves Are Two Very Different Kinds of Sculptors.
The similarities and differences between Christie and Beth’s work …
#17: Libby Hunter on Overcoming Poverty with Literacy
July 19th, 2018
Libby Hunter Believes Storytelling Is the Key to Overcoming Poverty
When you talk with Libby Hunter about literacy, you’d better buckle your seat belt. Libby talks quickly, and with purpose. Aside from a brief stint in …
#16: Artist Mark Dejong Turns His Profession Into His Passion
July 5th, 2018
It took a while for Mark Dejong to call himself an artist.
Mark Dejong was born in The Netherlands, but his family moved to Cincinnati when he was a child. In his 20’s he took classes at the University of Cincinnati’s …
#15: Homeschool Mom Liz McEwan on the Work of Family
June 21st, 2018
Liz McEwan is not your typical homeschool mom.
Or perhaps she is. Maybe the “typical” homeschooling parent doesn’t actually exist.
Most of The …
#14: Chef Derek Dos Anjos on the Business of Food
May 31st, 2018
Chef Derek Dos Anjos’ Secret Weapon May Surprise You
Ask a chef or restaurateur what skill is most important to running a restaurant, and you’re likely to get a lot of different answers. Maybe it’s the ability to …