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If you’ve visited Colorado in the last few years one thing you can’t miss people wearing clothes with the Colorado flag. A company known for it’s hats it starting to stand out in the space, it’s called Yo Colorado. Co-founder Brad Miller joined
Randal Ford talks about what the job of an advertising photographer really looks like in probably the best description I’ve heard. What it looked like 10 years ago when he did a job compared to what it looks like now. How he got into the fine a
To most of us going blind would be the ultimate tragedy of our lives. For Erik Wehenmayer though he somehow eventually turned it into a career move. He made a name for himself as the first blind person to summit Everest in 2001 and has gone on
Hazel Findlay is known as someone who climbs some of the scariest rock climbing routes in the world. But how do you make a career out of doing that? She shares her path, what it’s like to make a living from climbing, how her career has shifted
Pro big wall climber Tommy Caldwell comes on the show to talk about the life as a pro climber. Tommy has gone from something of a climbing prodigy to dirt-bagger to viral celeb to climbing elder statesmen. We talk about his unique childhood as
Mickey Wilson has found a way to make a career out of balancing, bouncing and flipping on a slack-line. He’s used these skills to win competitions, put on shows, travel the world, save someone’s life and get on the Ellen Show. Surprisingly eno
What do you do when your job prospects look bleak? Create your own job of course. Scott Rank talks about how he has carved out a career as a historian by way of podcasting and e-books. Now host of the History Unplugged podcast Scott has taken a
Sarah Lavender Smith is a bit of a renaissance woman and in this episode she talks about how that came about. We chat about her path away from her original journalism career plan and how she found herself a runner much to her own surprise. Then
One of the things that I find most interesting is all the different ways you can make a career out of the same thing. As a professor of photography Marc Ullom and I in some ways do the same thing, take pictures, the reality though is what we do
Back for a second hour with documentary family photographer Kirsten Lewis. I ask more about this whole Creative Live and education side of her business. She tells me more of what she has up her sleeve for the future…it may or may not include Je
One of my favorite things is people with unique careers and Kirsten Lewis certainly has one of those. In fact she kind of helped create the genre of documentary family photographer. We talk about how she arrived at her niche, inspiration, teach
Whenever I see a Perrin James image or video I am always jealous. Which I think is a good sign for how good he is at what he does. He captures some of the most amazing underwater imagery I have ever seen and I was always left wondering how did
Aerial photography has for lack of a better pun really taken off in the last few years thanks to advances in drone technology. Around the same time Instagram grew in popularity and became one of the places to showcase aerial photo and video wor
Life goes in some odd directions. I feel that way about my own career and looking at where my high school classmate of mine Jessie Fultz ended up I found myself both curious and mystified. How does someone end up as a birth photographer? Well J
Art Streiber doesn’t want to be described as a celebrity photographer. He’d prefer portrait photographer or problem solver, maybe visual fixer. Really though Art is all those things. He is also a very open book about how he goes about solving t
More with Jess Dales breaking down how she gets jobs from Instagram, who hires her and what they hire her to do. For anyone trying to make something more from social media or just wondering how others have done it these episodes with Jess are s
Jess Dales doesn’t call herself an Instagrammer, that is a lame name I gave her. She would say travel blogger or visual storyteller and those both would be very true and she is very good at both of those things. But the primary way that Jess g
Leslie Jamison is the author or the New York Times best seller the Empathy Exams. She is also someone who in her writing is willing to share about some of the most raw things that ever happened to her.  In turn in her book people share the raw
Tim is back for part two talking about the people chasing his record at Western States 100, looking at you Jim Walmsley! We also chat what it’s like to get pegged as the poster child for things like meditation and diet. I also talk smack about
Tim Olson is someone I had hoped to talk to for a while. He is one of the most well known ultra runners out there but he has a lot of things that make him unique. The unique things that some people see are his look with his long blond hair, his
Heather Balogh Rochfort the writer behind the Just A Colorado Gal blog and the new book Backpacking 101 is back for part two. Find out more about her best adventures, the good and bad about being a woman in the outdoor publishing world, my blab
Turning your travel, adventures, photography and writing into a career is something a lot of people wish they could do. Heather Balogh Rochfort is someone who is actually finding ways to do it. From blogging, to writing for magazines to now wri
Sometimes you go on a journey to get a career you want and sometimes that career finds you. In a lot of ways travel writing found Fran Golden and it sure seems like she has been enjoying the journey. When the journey is getting paid to cruise a
Jane Marion has been writing features about celebrities, artists, chefs, restaurants and quirky Baltimore people for 30 years! First as an editor and writer at TV Guide magazine and more recently at Baltimore Magazine. When it comes to writing
Scott Carney and I continue our conversation about what makes books sell, what motivates him to write, what question he is trying to answer with all of his writing, what he think of Wim Hof and his strategy for talking to hard subjects. There a
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