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50 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
Teaching | A little of everything, with Joni Okell
Whose job entails public speaking, intense time and schedule management, coaching, educating, and more? Teachers. They are doing a million different things everyday and expected to do them all well. It sounds like a tall order, but when you learn about the capable people at the helm like Joni Sanford, it all starts to fit together. Listen in this episode, when we learn what it takes to be a High School teacher.
44 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Entrepreneurship | Brewing something different, with Mark Huizink
Accounting. What is it good for? Well the short answer is a lot of things. So many things in fact, that it can be quite overwhelming to decide how you want to best leverage the skillset. What in hindsight turned out to be a no-brainer, learn how Mark Huizink came to be one of the owners and operators of 2 Crows Brewing Co.
41 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Physiotherapy | Sustainable change, with Jessie Roy
Maintaining your health isn't black and white, you don't just go from being in good shape to requiring knee surgery over night. There's a lifetime of preventative maintenance that we all need to do in order to stay mobile for more than just youth. No one appreciates this more than physiotherapist, Jessie Roy, it's her job to help people stay active. Listen in to learn how it works, and how she stays motivated to keep moving.
34 minutes | Nov 10, 2019
The Summary, with Charles Hsuen
It was a lot of work to make 10 (or 11) episodes of How2. If you've ever wondered what type of work that includes, or what you might take away from the process, listen in to my 11th episode. Here, Charles Hsuen takes the time to interview myself, breaking down what happened in season one of How2.
49 minutes | Sep 22, 2019
Radio Interviewing | Inform, entertain, and amuse, with Don Connolly
You may have been asked at one point or another, "what do you do for a living?". But for many people, how you want to live influences what you do, at least a little more than the reverse. Long-time host and interviewer on CBC's Information Morning, Don Connolly is one of these people. For him, a job in radio was a way to complement lifestyle, not define it. Well, that was the original story anyway. Queue up this episode, to learn how Don grew with his career, developing a passion along the way.
55 minutes | Jun 28, 2019
Architecture | Design value, with Anna Sampson
Architects design buildings, or do they help build them? Architecture is certainly a process that influences the way our neighbourhoods and cities look, but beyond that, what do they do? Anna Sampson has been working as an architect for 10 years, but been designing her whole life. Find out exactly what an architect does, as Anna explains the whole process.
49 minutes | May 29, 2019
Sales | Reinvent yourself, with Robert Sime
Times have changed. You just can't find a job and stay there until retirement, like you used to. Or is that a stereotype? Robert Sime was experiencing this modern dilemma in the 1970's, so he created his own solution. The answer was to form his own company, and simply combine his passions for communication and travel. Tune in, to discover how Robert had to go with the flow, and then swim against it, to find his calling.
54 minutes | May 7, 2019
Journalism | Leap into the unknown, with Tamsyn Burgmann
Chasing that story down is tough work, but if you value the message of that story; it is certainly worth it. This is challenging enough to do in your own backyard, but what's life like if you try it on the other side of the planet? Tamsyn Burgmann flew from Vancouver, to Japan, then all over South East Asia, broadening her love of journalism along the way. Find out how she got there and what she's doing now in the dynamic field of journalism.
9 minutes | Apr 19, 2019
The Introduction, with Michael Sime
There's no better time to introduce something, as when you already have some context. How2 is a podcast about career and life satisfaction. Listen in each episode, as I try to hone in on what makes people content with how they earn a living, and at what cost.
58 minutes | Mar 4, 2019
Audio Engineer | Provide a service, with Simon Larochette
Operating a recording studio involves a diverse range of skills; being an entrepreneur requires resilience and heavy time involvement. So how can one person manage to do both of these things day-in and day-out? I wasn't sure, so I asked Sugar Shack owner and operator, Simon Larochette. Listen as Simon describes what it's like to run a studio, and the dedicated process to make it all work.
51 minutes | Feb 11, 2019
Political Science | Simplify the complicated, with Marc Trussler
Politics is polarizing. People either love or hate talking about it, or maybe they even hate that they love talking about it. In any case, it's a tough subject to understand and even tougher to become an expert in. That's where Marc and political science comes in. Listen to Political Science PhD candidate, Marc Trussler explain how we know the things we know, and what it takes to get there.
47 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Forestry | Get fit and make money, with Allyce Holden
What do you do when you're spinning your wheels, and can't quite find that thing which makes you tick? When Allyce was faced with that question, she planted some trees. A lot of trees. Find out what life is like for a person who's job takes them away from it all, which is exactly where they want to be.
46 minutes | Dec 23, 2018
Orthopaedic Surgery | Replace hips and knees, with David Amirault
It's not the incision, it's the decision. Find out what what it takes to be an orthopaedic surgeon, whether it's volunteering in Haiti or the politics of a hospital. Listen as David provides some insight into what the career and life of a surgeon is like.
47 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Realtor | Sell and Buy Houses, with Jess Tasker
Buying a home can be stressful, it can be challenging, and rewarding. But that's just if you're the one on the hunt. What is it like when other peoples' house hunt is your job? Listen as Jess Tasker describes how she came to be a real estate agent.
40 minutes | Oct 4, 2018
Ecology | PhD and Science, with Zenon Czenze
My name is Mike Sime, and I have questions, other people have the answers. Find out what exactly it takes to get a PhD on the subject of bat hibernation in New Zealand, and understand the ladder you have to climb to get there. Listen in as Zenon explains how it all works.
1 minutes | Oct 4, 2018
Zenon Ep#1 Promo
Zenon Ep#1 Promo by Mike Sime
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