Meet Entrepreneur, Jake Borup
A door-to-door salesman typically walks from the door of one house to the door of another, often under the most extreme of circumstances, in an attempt to sell or advertise a certain product or service. This month we speak with one such entrepreneur, Jake Borup. Tune in to find out about what led Jake along this path, and discover more about the life and times of a travelling salesman in the United States!
Do You Have What it Takes to be a Tattoo Artist?
Meet Alex Empty, Professional Tattooer at Copper State Tattoo in Phoenix, Arizona. Tattooing is one of the oldest art forms known to man. Listen in as Alex takes us on a journey from apprentice, to independent artist, to shop owner, and gives us his take on the industry, the environment, and why mastery of technique is an ever-elusive ideal that, even to a life-long professional like him, demands a continuous level of commitment, dedication, and sacrifice.
Meet Paige Yeaton, Fitness Professional
A Fitness Professional works in the field of fitness and exercise, most often instruction. This month, we speak with Paige Yeaton, who has made a career out of yoga instruction. Paige is stickler for mindfulness and mental nutrition. Listen in as we ask Paige what she did to make it in a world chalked full of exercise regimes, and find how her own personal journey inward led her on a path toward hyperconsciousness, yoga, and the need to live life in the present moment.
Meet Cary Quinn, Producer
This month we speak with Producer, Cary Quinn. Cary initiates, coordinates, supervises and controls all aspects of a production, from fundraising and hiring key personnel, to arranging for distributors. With a background in both radio and television, Cary sees the project through to the end, from development to completion. Listen in as he tells us his story, and how he attained the job of his dreams.
Meet Our Guest, Attorney Bryan Perkinson
This month we hear from Bryan Perkinson, Co-founder and Managing Director of Sonoran Capital Advisors. Bryan is an Arizona attorney who earned his JD/MBA from Arizona State University. Join us as Bryan shares his story of what it was like to survive law school, how he endured the Great Recession as a young lawyer, and what techniques he used to secure a rather unconventional job in the legal field, namely, a career focused on corporate restructuring, litigation support, and financial advisory services.
VISTA has been on the forefront of ending poverty in America for 50 years.
This month we speak with Alyssa Hagerbrant, a volunteer with Americorps. AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) members are on a mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. Tune-in to learn more about Alyssa's story and what she went through to become a volunteer with Americorps.
If you would like to know more about AmeriCorps as a career opportunity or would like to contact Alyssa, she has provided her email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to answer any questions you may have!
This month we met up with Matt Mittendorf, owner of Viking Strong Construction, a construction company based in Arizona that specializes in tenant improvements, remodels, and repairs on residential and commercial projects. Tune-in to learn more about what it takes to make it in the world of building and construction.
Listen in as we speak with Bobby Eichenberger, Senior Project Manager at Prizelogic. Bobby stopped by to tell us about the successes and shortcomings he's experienced on his path to becoming a Project Manager at a fast-moving, and forward-thinking tech company in Arizona.
Find Out What it Takes to Manage a Portfolio of Wealth
This month, we chat with Wealth Advisor, José Caraveo, about the business of wealth management; including the strategies and tactics behind client development, portfolio growth, and economic policy. Join us and learn what it takes to become an expert in the field of financial planning.
What Does it Take to Become a Jeweler?
This month, we chat with Kimberly Adams about her business, Oeno, a jewelry brand based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Kim creates her pieces based on her love for Arizona, southwestern culture, precious metals and stones. Join the conversation as we get the inside scoop about what it is really like to work in the custom jewelry-making business.
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