First Jobs

First Job: Reyna Bryan

Reyna Bryan makes her triumphant return to the show on Wednesday, January 22nd. You can check out her first episode from nearly five years ago (!) right here. In that time, Reyna has moved from social movement and consulting, to creating her own line of sustainable packaging solutions through RCD Packaging. But first, Reyna tells…

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First Job: Ramesh Madakasira

Ramesh Madakasira is the creator of Urban Village Restaurant in Lone Tree and an IT developer with teams in the US and India. He’s the guest on Ep. 238 of the Jon of All Trades Podcast, which debuts Wednesday, January 15 in a fascinating and far-reaching chat. But first, Ramesh tells the story of opening…

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First Job: Monalicious

Mona Magno, better known as Monalicious, is a musical momma, video queen and community leader from Denver, CO.  She’s got an incredible amount of projects going, and we spend nearly an hour talking about them in an absolutely fascinating chat. That episode drops on Wednesday, January 8. But first, Mona shares with me the story…

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First Job: Gerald Rivers

Gerald Rivers is a professional football player (formerly of the NFL, currently of the XFL), and serves in business development for Bulow Jewelers. We talk jewelry, football, career transitions, and a ton more on his full episode that drops on Wednesday, December 4. But first, Gerald shares with me his first job digging fence post…

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First Job: Dax Hunter Jordan

Dax Hunter Jordan is a musician, producer and music teacher and you can find his impressive body of work at his website. He joins me for a long and thoroughly fascinating chat on Wednesday, October 23. But first, he shares with me his first job at 16 years-old working as a lifeguard at Water World….

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First Job: Sydney Kjerstad

Sydney Kjerstad is the creator of Smart Game Piano, an online education platform that helps you learn your favorite video game songs on the piano in minutes. Her full episode drops on Wednesday, October 9. But first, she shares with me her first job at the age of 15 teaching younger kids how to play…

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First Job: Risa Scott

Risa Scott is an entrepreneur traveling the country in her custom built RV, and is currently focused on her photography business. She’s had a fascinating journey and we touch on everything from climbing gyms to her time on American Ninja Warrior to living that van life and much more. Her full episode drops Wednesday, October…

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First Job: Kevin Batstone

Kevin Batstone (pictured left), is one of the creators of the Discussion Combustion Podcast, a new-ish podcast on the Denver scene. I sit down with them and talk all things podcasting this Wednesday, September 25. But first, I ask Kevin about his first job and he tells me about his first gig bagging groceries, how…

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First Job: Jason Price

Jason Price is one of the head honchos of Select Communications, a firm where tell them your technology needs and they’ll do all the heavy lifting. Their team of product engineers brings you quotes from the top carriers and provides you with behind-the-scenes product comparisons and information that you will not get from any direct…

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First Job – Dustin Wendling

Dustin Wendling is an old friend of mine doing a complex and important job as an ex-pat living in Mexico City. Honestly, though, we don’t spend that much time talking about it on this week’s show airing Wednesday, August 28. We end up talking about big ideas because he’s one of the most fascinating people…

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