Podcast

Ep. 16: Jason Heller – Professional Freelance Journalist

This week’s guest is Jason Heller, who is a professional freelance journalist. Jason is a Senior Writer at the AV Club, a contributor to Pitchfork, a Hugo Award winner for his editing at Clarkesworld, book reviewer for NPR.org, and Denver punk. He joins Jon on this week’s episode, and the two proceed to have the…

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Ep. 15: Brett Zahrte – Assistant Brewer at Renegade Brewing

Finally, a beer episode! It only took 15 to get there, but we’re finally here! This week our chat is with Brett Zahrte, assistant brewer at Renegade Brewing, who also happens to be one of my longest friends. In addition to having the honor of providing the venue for Jon’s first beer ever, Brett also…

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Ep. 14: Melanie Ulle – Founder and CEO of Philanthropy Expert

Melanie Ulle is the founder and CEO of Philanthropy Expert, which helps you maximize your philanthropic efforts to work for and support your mission, vision, objectives, and bottom-line. We eliminate waste, capitalize on resources, and build your philanthropic presence and reputation. All of that is to say: Melanie is candid, incredibly sharp, and delightful to…

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Ep. 13: Gabe Schirm – World Traveler and Creator of Global Gabe Travel

Gabe Schirm is the creator of Global Gabe Travel, the ultimate guide to free long-term travel. He created this website because it’s something he wished existed when he was 18 years old and considering travel, and serves as a one-stop resource for everyone considering expanding their horizons and exploring the world. In this episode, Gabe…

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Ep. 12: David Martin – Aerospace Auditor (CONFIDENTIAL Series)

Have you flown recently? Ventured through the sky? Are you a nervous flyer? Confident? Fly every week? No matter who you are, or how you react to commercial air travel, there are a whole group of people who have your back… including this week’s guest. David Martin is the second entry in our CONFIDENTIAL Series,…

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Ep. 11: Krista Welch – Photographer, Wedding Expert, Owner of Love Song Photo

Krista Welch is the owner, creator, and head photographer at Love Song Photo, based in Seattle. She and Jon have been pals since high school, so this episode has an easy rapport, friendly banter, and a fun vibe. Krista shares her story about boldly leaving a job she was dissatisfied during the economic downturn that…

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Ep. 10: Ben Brown – U.S. Finance Industry (CONFIDENTIAL Series)

Ben Brown kicks off our CONFIDENTIAL series with a discussion of the United States financial sector. He also happens to be my brother-in-law. Ben has worked in finance for over a decade and has served in both buy-side and sell-side trading for both large financial institutions and small hedge funds. He currently works for a…

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Ep. 9: Zach Knaus – Campaigner, Social Media Expert, and Owner of 4Degre.es

Zach Knaus is founder of 4Degre.es, a full service online communications firm, delivering results with precision messaging, and also the founding sponsor of Jon of All Trades. Having spent more than 10 years working in campaigns, as Director of Communications for the Senate Majority in the Colorado State Capitol, and as an account manager at…

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Ep. 8: Candace LeClaire – Professional Hairdresser and Stylist Extraordinaire

Candace LeClaire’s primary goal is to make you look like the best version of yourself. She is a hairdresser and style maven at The Parlour Denver, and has been personally styling Jon Eks since 2008. In this episode, Candace talks about all the ins and outs of being a professional stylist, which means serving as…

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Ep. 7: Will Matthews – Personal Transformation and Professional Fulfillment Expert

Will Matthews is President and Founder of Matthews Performance Group,  and is an expert in the field of personal transformation and professional fulfillment. Will blends his successful twenty-five year career in management, sales, marketing and Organizational Change Management with his passion for helping people and organizations break through to the results that they really want….

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