Success Inspriation

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Success Inspiration.

Can’t decide on a career path? We help people looking for success outside traditional paths.

Learn from dozens of stories about success in non-tranditional careers paths and all the adventure along the way.

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Leslie Gill

Leslie Gill has been deeply involved in a wide range of social welfare issues.

David Price

David is a Software Developer in Residence at Preston-Werner Ventures.

Royce Martin

Royce Martin is a pianist and composer currently attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

Turn on the Camera

Casey Nolen is an experienced reporter and anchor whose work has earned the Edward R. Murrow Award.

Out on a Limb

Theresa Link is an experienced registered dietitian and diabetes educator with a demonstrated history of working in hospital, clinic, and startup health tech industries.

Storytelling with Data

Becky Gandillon is a Data & Analytics Consultant with an engineering background and extensive experience in the healthcare industry.

Passion for Learning

Kanika Sharma is the Tech Lead for the Modern Software Practice at 1904labs. She puts her heart and soul into her work, as it has been her passion since high school.

Leave it Behind

Jeff Bartsch built his career in Hollywood as a television editor, producer, and voiceover artist. His editing background includes work for ABC, NBC, Universal, Disney, Apple, and many others.


Candy Washington is an actress, blogger, on-camera host, social media influencer, and the founder, of Actress with Style.

Clear Air Waves

GeNella McCrary is a content creator, technologist, and cosmetologist. She has also made a recent career transition from radio to tech.

Common Good

Léonce B. Crump Jr. explores the messy tensions of leading a diverse group toward a vision of unity.

Making it Up as We Go

Beth Laing joins us to talk about her success in the Software Engineering space after a successful career pivot from journalism.

Upper Limit

What is the upper limit on a human being? Jeremy joins us to discuss this question and many others.

Move Towards Love

What really matters in life? When you are 85 and sitting in your rocking chair, what will you be thinking about?...

Starting an Underwear Company

How do you find people that are both talented and excited about what they do?

Tavon Brooks joins Friendsgiving 2020

Tavon joins us to share about The New Society, a creative mentorship, and the impact it is making on the community.

Micah Yost joins Friendsgiving 2020

Micah joins us to share about his recent transitions as well as gifts he has created anually for his brothers.

Laura Tromben joins Friendsgiving 2020

Laura to joins us to share about her heritage, career journey, and current adventures.

Kate Vermann joins Friendsgiving 2020

Kate joins us to share how her mindset and preparation as a professional athlete translates to business.

Jonathan F. Block joins Friendsgiving 2020

Jonathan joins us to share about his why as a leader and advice he got from a former President.

Jocelyn Matsuo joins Friendsgiving 2020

Jocelyn joins us to talk about how she uses her training in acting as a software engineer.

Darnell J. Brown joins Friendsgiving 2020

A third-generation foster parent helping make more secure futures for vulnerable children.

Daniel Fitzpatrick joins Friendsgiving 2020

Daniel joins us to update us on his adventures since being our first guest and play his new single.

New Venture with Keina Newell

Keina is a learner, teacher, girl boss, and all-around fantastic person.

Here's to the Crazy Ones with Tyler Huckabee

Tyler shares about his service of people who feel crazy, creating meaningful space in a digital world, and three filters that guide is creating.

Succeed Outside Yourself with Jeff Pawlow

Jeff Pawlow joins us and shares the importance of building your organization to succeed outside of yourself.

The Super Power of Empathy with Darren Jxn

Darren shares shares about empowering people through leadership, protesting, celebration, and tension between creativity and computer science.

Giving Back with Sheila Burkett

Sheila Burkett is the Founder and CEO at a successful St. Louis interactive agency, an advocate for women in technology, and a dynamic networker.

Motivation Code with Todd Henry

Todd Henry, a five-time contributor and founder of The Accidental Creative, The Motivation Code.

All About Love with Courntey Orlando

How do you follow up from a Grammy? That’s the question we pose to our first guest of Catch Fire Show: Season Two, Courtney Orlando. The answer may not be what you expect.

First jobs, Design, and Craftsmanship

David is a partner and creative director at Phoenix Creative Co. in St. Louis, Missouri.

Vince Mahtani

Vince shares his story of success, failure, and showing up to be the best human he can be.

Half-million Dollar Education with Sean Walsh

Sean joins us to discuss his half-million dollar education in human centered design and what a more prosperous St. Louis looks like in years to come.

Jazz Justice and Leadership with Kelvin Walker

Kelvin Walker joins the show to contribute wisdom and perspective on racial justice in America.

Jon Robinson

Jon Robinson joins the show to talk teaming and collaberation. He is a user experience consultant, creative director, design educator...

Coffee Break with Liz Hunt

Liz Hunt joins us to share her journey from solo practitioner to girl boss...

Josh Dix, Bonus

A portion of our conversation with Josh that encourages recent graduates.

Josh Dix

Josh shares his journey in prototyping, wisdom to new graduates, and leadership thoughts to whether the COVID storm...

Getting Real with Darla Ahlert

Darla tell her story about choosing software development, how she has setup her prototype currently around consulting, and how she is growing and learning with her teams to pursue culture, brilliance, and equity.

Press Record with Daniel Fitzpatrick II

Daniel Fitzpatrick II shares his story of starting a band, creating music, and serving his family.