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#29 – Songwriter Kim Taylor On Sustaining a Life of Creativity

1/10/2019
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Kim Taylor knows how to be vulnerable. After all, as a songwriter with five full length albums and two EPs under her belt, she’s practiced and cultivated vulnerability for years. She’s honed the craft of... The post #29 – Songwriter Kim Taylor On Sustaining a Life of Creativity appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:03:45

#28 – The Distiller Podcast 2018 Year In Review

12/24/2018
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The Distiller Podcast is one year old. Our first episode aired on December 16, 2017, and featured Danny Korman of green general store Park & Vine, interviewed at The Anchor OTR in Cincinnati. Since that... The post #28 – The Distiller Podcast 2018 Year In Review appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:13:39

#27 – Kelly Dolan of Ingage Partners On the Impact of B-Corp Businesses

12/6/2018
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Kelly Dolan knows business can do good and make a profit at the same time. Kelly, along with her business partner Michael Kroeger, are the co-founders of two companies, Ingage Partners, and Thrive Impact Sourcing,... The post #27 – Kelly Dolan of Ingage Partners On the Impact of B-Corp Businesses appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:08:11

#26 – FireLab Creators Anne-Marie & Luis on Immigration, Work, and Hope

11/22/2018
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There’s a lot of talk about immigration right now. In fact it’s become one of the central hot-button issues in our political discourse. But studies have shown that cultivating relationships with people from other cultures... The post #26 – FireLab Creators Anne-Marie & Luis on Immigration, Work, and Hope appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:11:57

#25 – Tree House Builder Django Kroner On A Life In The Trees

11/8/2018
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Django Kroner lives in the trees. Working as an arborist and tree house builder with his company, The Canopy Crew, everything Django does “professionally” involves trees. And it’s a pretty magical life, by all accounts.... The post #25 – Tree House Builder Django Kroner On A Life In The Trees appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:07:15

#24 – Piano Technician Nevin Essex On Craftsmanship and Mastery

10/25/2018
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Nevin Essex doesn’t play the piano. At least he wouldn’t call himself a pianist. But he’s directly responsible for thousands of pianos, and tens of thousands of performances. Through his art, Nevin makes the art... The post #24 – Piano Technician Nevin Essex On Craftsmanship and Mastery appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:09:19

#23 – Melis Aydogan of Ruya Coffee On A First Generation View of Meaningful Work

10/11/2018
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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 person.... The post #23 – Melis Aydogan of Ruya Coffee On A First Generation View of Meaningful Work appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:00:06

#22 – Justin & Tasha Golden On Navigating Work Transitions as a Couple

9/27/2018
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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 learning some pretty good lessons about relationships. During... The post #22 – Justin & Tasha Golden On Navigating Work Transitions as a Couple appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:17:14

#21 – Humanist Chaplain Bart Campolo on the Intersection of Work and Belief

9/13/2018
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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 that Bart no longer believed in a... The post #21 – Humanist Chaplain Bart Campolo on the Intersection of Work and Belief appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:06:42

#20 – EcoATM Founder Mark Bowles On Entrepreneurship and the Tech Startup World

8/30/2018
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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 entrepreneurship, and you’re just as likely to hear the stories of... The post #20 – EcoATM Founder Mark Bowles On Entrepreneurship and the Tech Startup World appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:10:05

#19 – Theatre House Owner Marty Boyer on How Values Guide Decisions

8/16/2018
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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... The post #19 – Theatre House Owner Marty Boyer on How Values Guide Decisions appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:12:18

#18: Potter Christie Goodfellow and Sculptor Beth Graves on Creativity in the Gig Economy

8/2/2018
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Christie Goodfellow and Beth Graves Are Two Very Different Kinds of Sculptors. The similarities and differences between Christie and Beth’s work creates an interesting give and take between the two of them. Still, they share... The post #18: Potter Christie Goodfellow and Sculptor Beth Graves on Creativity in the Gig Economy appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:11:59

#17: Libby Hunter on Overcoming Poverty with Literacy

7/19/2018
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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... The post #17: Libby Hunter on Overcoming Poverty with Literacy appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:01:35

#16: Artist Mark Dejong Turns His Profession Into His Passion

7/5/2018
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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... The post #16: Artist Mark Dejong Turns His Profession Into His Passion appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:00:55:46

#15: Homeschool Mom Liz McEwan on the Work of Family

6/21/2018
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Liz McEwan is not your typical homeschool mom. Or perhaps she is. Maybe the “typical” homeschooling parent doesn’t actually exist. Most of The Distiller‘s guests have some professional ambition or goal they’re pursuing. The majority... The post #15: Homeschool Mom Liz McEwan on the Work of Family appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:00:37

#14: Chef Derek Dos Anjos on the Business of Food

5/31/2018
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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 post #14: Chef Derek Dos Anjos on the Business of Food appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:01:26

#12: Corben Bone – Professional Soccer Player

5/17/2018
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Corben Bone’s Work Is Play On the field or off, Corben radiates energy. Watch him play in his midfield role for the F.C. Cincinnati soccer team, and you’ll see the way he sparks the team... The post #12: Corben Bone – Professional Soccer Player appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:11:33

#11: Dr. Meredith Shockley-Smith – Equity, Inclusion, & Community Specialist

5/3/2018
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Meredith Shockley-Smith just took a big leap. (Updated 6/9/17 – we forgot to include the link to the podcast Brandon mentioned in the episode; it’s Shankar Vedantam’s NPR podcast “Hidden Brain.” The episode, originally aired... The post #11: Dr. Meredith Shockley-Smith – Equity, Inclusion, & Community Specialist appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:00:51:35

#10: Michael Wilson – Photographer

4/19/2018
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Michael Wilson Is More Than Just A Photographer. He’s a Master. A storyteller. A record-keeper. A history maker. Michael Wilson has been making pictures* for nearly 40 years, and in that time he’s developed a... The post #10: Michael Wilson – Photographer appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:00:58:23

#9: Julius Jenkins – Dancer, Educator, Community Activist

4/5/2018
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Julius Jenkins Wants to Bring Street Culture Back to Life. You may already know of Julius Jenkins, or his work, and not even know it. You may have seen his choreography as part of the... The post #9: Julius Jenkins – Dancer, Educator, Community Activist appeared first on The Distiller.

Duration:01:06:39