Created with Sketch.
M+Ake It Innovative
56 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
S2 E11: Bravo TV's Top Chef Avishar Barua: Bringing Michelin to the Midwest: Food + Design as Art Forms to Create Experiences at Middle West Spirits "Service Bar" and Beyond
From Bravo TV’s “Top Chef” star to Middle West Spirit’s “Service Bar”, Avishar Barua joined us for this episode of M+Ake it Innovative, talking about what keeps him up at night, where he sources his inspiration, and of course - the Cheesy Brisket Crunch *cue the pavlovian response*Joined by M+A Managing Principal, Carrie Boyd, today’s episode explores the parallels between food and design, two incredible art forms with unlimited possibilities of expression and great potential to make meaningful experiences. Listen and learn about Avishar’s journey from growing up in a traditional Bangladesh household, to dual degrees in biology and psychology at The Ohio State University, and how he ended up bringing Michelin to the Midwest, as the Executive Chef at M+A’s newest client, Middle West Spirit’s “Service Bar” - one of the city’s most prestigious, diverse and unique foodie spots.From sharing tips on how regular people can become a “top chef”, to exploring ways to make multisensory experiences innately unique, to what’s next, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.
47 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
S2 E10: Liminal Spaces: The Power of the Time in Between
In a general sense, liminality is an in-between period, typically marked by uncertainty. To think of it simply, it's the journey, not the destination, and today, with Senior Interior Designer Kelly Eyink, we're talking about how that's the most powerful part of the experience - both literally, and figuratively, as liminality applies to spaces.Inspired by one of the greatest liminal periods of our time - life not pre-COVID, but not quite post-COVID, and its impacts on us mentally, and physically in the built environment, we explore ways to make the most of this in between time. Listen in for an incredible conversation about ways physical spaces and mental places can use liminality as a strength, setting yourself, and your company, up for the greatest success in the best that's yet to come.
69 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
S2 E9: Stop Being Color Blind: Cheryl Durst, IIDA EVP + CEO Talks Diversity, Inclusion + Design
How can you avoid being color blind?How do diversity, inclusion and design all impact one another?How do we work to support each other, instead of letting our differences divide us?We were honored to sit down with Cheryl Durst, CEO + Executive Vice President of the IIDA (International Interior Design Association) to have a conversation about "difficult" topics and important concepts as they relate to diversity, inclusion and design.The conversation covers why the eight elements of "normal" need to be forgotten, and why experience, exposure, education - and acceptance - is the answer we're all looking for.If you're looking to be part of the solution for diversity + inclusion, you must listen in to this powerful conversation, full of passion and purpose, to learn more about the leader that has changed the design world, and beyond.
10 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
BONUS EPISODE: 10 Minute Guided Meditation to Instantly Reduce Stress + Anxiety
A 10 minute guided meditation designed to instantly reduce stress and anxiety for those times you feel like you’re about to lose it and explode. You can access it anytime you want, from anywhere, as an instant resource in your toolbox to use as often as you need it - from renowned practioner Marina Zaharan.
55 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
#S2 E8: How to Deal, and Heal, From Stress, + Build Resiliency So You Can Be Prepared for the “Roaring 20’s” with Marina Zaharan
We’re talking about a three step process - recognize, strategize, and normalize - to deal, and heal, from stress, and build resiliency so you can be prepared for what experts and Futurists, like Mark Bryan, are calling the “Roaring 20’s”.This is the conversation you need to consider the mental, and physical, ways you can support your health to prepare for reentry as we emerge from life post-pandemic, with Marina Zaharan. If you've been feeling overwhelmed with the idea of going back to the office, or overstimulated from all that has been happening in the world around us, this is the solution-based, action-oriented conversation you need to regain control and build resiliency.Marina is a meditation leader at Columbus' renowned Paloma, on the brand strategy and development team for Alchemy Brands - a collection of wellness-inspired food concepts including fast casual cafes, prepared meals, and nutrition services - and licensed Ayruvedic practitioner.
52 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
#S2 E7 : Columbus Is the 3rd Largest Fashion Capital in the Country, and Yohannan "Yogi" Terrell is Capitalizing on that with the Columbus Fashion Alliance to Make Our City Boom
Did you know Columbus, Ohio ranks third in its number of resident fashion designers, trailing only New York and LA, making it one of the largest, and most underestimated, fashion capitals in the entire country?On today's episode we're sitting down with Yohannan, or Yogi, Terrell to share his insights, and innovations, on why, and how that is happening and what it means for our city.Yogi was JUST named one of the 2021 Future 50 by USA Today, in addition to running the branding firm Warhol and Wall St, and now leading overall strategy for the Columbus Fashion Alliance.Why should anyone care outside of the industry? The Columbus Fashion Alliance's goals, and success, for the next 5 years will change the landscape of our cities, positively impacting the job market, local economy, hospitality, and of course, the demand for more housing.Yogi shares sneak peek inside information on where fashion in Columbus is going, how the Fashion Alliance plans to get there, and the future growth that is the best that yet to come for our incredible city. |
40 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
#S2 E6: What is the Future of the Physical Space? with JLL Managing Director Clayton Davis
Post pandemic reentry is becoming a realistic reality for the very near future - so what does that mean for now, and for what’s next?What IS the future of our space?JLL Managing Director Clayton Davis + M+A Director of ExperientialAlicia Huber join us on the podcast to discuss what to do with, and what to expect from, offices, stores, and more, and how to position your space to serve you for success.JLL is a world leader in real estate services, helping their clients create rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces around the globe so people can achieve their ambitions. Clayton’s role at JLL encompasses strategic planning and account management for a wide variety of national and international corporate real estate users by providing innovative, scalable, and comprehensive solutions.Alicia’s background in Experiential Design is built to make experiences meaningful, through the creation of multi-sensory design that communicates brands in space starts by collaborating with clients to understand their story and message, and then bringing it to life in a meaningful way. With past projects, such as White Castle Corporate HQ’s where she helped bring to life their legendary craver throne, and a host of others such as Danis Construction, Burgess and Niple’s home office, and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce’s Retail Summit, Alicia continues to set the bar for how experiential design can connect with human behaviors and needs to leave lasting impressions.Listen and learn from these experts about the future of our space - and how you can stay a step ahead.
59 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
#S2 E5 : Oyauma Garrison, A Kid Again CEO, Talking Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and How You Can Be the Person Putting Smiles on Kids Faces
A Kid Again started in Central Ohio 25 years ago, and since Oyauma Garrison was appointed CEO, and President, in 2017, the organization has grown from 3 to 6 chapters, and from 1 to 15 states - with no signs of slowing down.Listen to this life changing conversation from the man behind the "simple" vision, with a great plan, and path forward. Using years of experience and expertise in identifying paths for development, from more than three decades of corporate leadership, Oyauma's leadership has proven critical to securing support for and building an infrastructure that allows A Kid Again to reach their organizational goals.Not only will you leave inspired with ideas to innovate in your own life, and organization, but we hope you leave with an idea of how you can support the organization that exists to foster hope, happiness, and healing for children with life-threatening conditions and their families.
51 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
#S2 E4 : The CEO of CoHatch Shares the Only Option for the Office of the Future, and How It Will Change Work Forever
CoHatch CEO, Matt Davis, shares the only option for the office of the future, and how it will change work forever.Matt takes you inside his approach to innovation, sharing the secrets and strategies that he uses to make his company recession proof and positioned for success, alongside M+A's own Interior Designer, Kaitlin Kingrey, who shares just how to make that happen in your space.Matt's new way to think about coworking includes office space for flexible work close to home. With locations throughout Ohio and Indianapolis, the overall vision is for CoHatch be in every town with over 10,000 to 15,000 people in the region, and with Matt leading the way, and the most innovative business model in plan, a future of success is inevitable. Kaitlin's design expertise in change management and building space for culture adds a perspective of how to adapt, and what to expect, in a physical office space, as we transition into what will become the "new" normal. Having been the lead designer for major office projects, like the White Castle Home Office, Kaitlin's experience has been proven successful time and time again, leading to more engaged employees, higher levels of productivity and overall greater retention and job satisfaction. Listen, learn, and get inspired, as we share a vision for the future, and the tactics to get there, that will impact every single person now.
65 minutes | Feb 13, 2021
#S2 E3 : Pouring Ourselves a Cup of Ambition with Crimson Cup Coffee + Fueling Innovation in the Industry
Pour yourself a cup of ambition - as most of us are working from home, and living from work, beyond 9-5, we’re looking for ideas and insights to fuel innovation, and there’s no one better to have that conversation with, than Crimson Cup’s own Q-Grader, Brandon Bir. Voted “One of the 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram”, Brandon is one of the world’s rare coffee “Q-Graders”, the equivalent of a wine sommelier, and in charge of Crimson’s international relationships with their fair trade partners, as well as a leading mind behind the brand’s “Innovation Lab”, and sustainability efforts and initiatives. Listen and learn about the craft of coffee, and the intentionality behind Crimson Cup’s brand, as they prioritize being an ethically sourced, and sustainable, coffee company. From Ohio to Bangladesh - and even a cameo in the Pentagon - Crimson is changing the way coffee is done, one cup at a time. Featuring M+A own Director of Sustainability, Johnna Keller, the two sustainability leaders share some secrets behind our company’s partnership, and the plans we have to work together in creating a more sustainable future.Brandon Bir shares his own international experiences, stories, and dreams for the future, as one of the coolest - and most caffeinated - guests we’ve ever hosted. Crimson Cup is celebrating 30 years of coffee and community, and since its creation in 1991, Crimson Cup has roasted sustainably sourced specialty and craft coffee in small batches. The company also teaches entrepreneurs to run successful coffee houses through its coffee franchise alternative program, which includes a coffee shop business plan. Crimson Cup coffee is available through a community of more than 350 independent coffee houses, grocers, colleges and universities, restaurants and food service operations across 30 states, Guam and Bangladesh, as well as the company’s own Crimson Cup Coffee Houses. To learn more, visit crimsoncup.com.
50 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
#S2 E2 : PART TWO: The 2021 Trends You Need to Know, and Stay Ahead Of
The brain is designed to predict, and protect.Futurism does just that - preparing you for what's to come next, without ever having lived it yet.We're breaking out the crystal ball in this episode hosted by our firm's Futurist, Mark Bryan, and Director of Strategic Communications, Sam Moeller, to share insights and innovations as they apply to what you can expect in the future, and the evolution of emotional intelligence.Listen to learn, and stay ahead, of the trends to come in the second part of the episode. In Futurist terms we're talking about the local experience for retail, community care for healthcare and rewilding higher education.For emotional intelligence, consumer sentiment and behavioral psychology, we're sharing the ideas and understanding of the reminiscence bump, emotional plurality, and how to get your resiliency back during challenging times.This is a must listen that will leave you informed, entertained, and inspired to find the innovative changes that will add the most value possible to your life, and beyond.
55 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
#S2 E1 : The Top Trends in 2021 + What Priorities You Can Prepare For
A two part episode featuring M+A's Certified Futurist, Mark Bryan, and Director of Strategic Communications, Sam Moeller, sharing inside ideas and insights on the leading trends of 2021, and beyond.Listen to get ahead for the upcoming year, with intel on a year of ideation, and innovations, and how you can stay ahead, and get involved with it all. On this episode we're talking about a "phygital" world, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), the workplace of the future as an "Inclusive Community Center", and how progressive leaders, and innovative companies, will focus on being a "safe space."Mark covers topics as they pertain to trends, forecasts and innovations across industries, and Sam will compliments forecasts with those pertaining to behavioral psychology, consumer sentiment and mental health so that you walk away with a comprehensive understanding that will set you up for success, and your best year yet.
51 minutes | Dec 13, 2020
#14 : How to Be the Leader You've Always Wanted to Be When the World Needs it Most
The final episode of the year has the answer you've been looking for to become the leader you've always wanted to be. Peg Buehrle, Managing Partner of ActionCoach Columbus, is the 9th ranked leadership coach in the world, and 3rd in the country, sharing her best pro tips on successfully leading, for any size group, and how to unlock your greatest professional success yet.Joining Peg is M+A Partner, Director of Interior Design, Carrie Boyd, one of Peg's client, and a leader in the space of design and beyond. In this exclusive interview, Carrie shares the ways she has embraced fear and bravery at the same time that have shaped her career, and success. Listen in on Peg's expertise, and Carrie's first hand experience, focusing on improving and leveraging people skills to achieve dramatic improvement in business results and ways to increase effectiveness for business owners that will improve results with less effort.
51 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
#13 : Mental Health Moment: How to Have A Happy Holiday in 2020 Podcast
Today's episode is a Mental Health Moment, featuring one of Columbus' top mental health counselors, Kate Pedro, of Blue Boat Counseling, sharing ways you can have a happy holiday - even in 2020.We're sharing tips on how to be happier than you've ever been, and more productive than you ever thought you could be, with solution-based ways to shift your mindset.If you've ever felt like something was wrong, and you didn't know what, this episode is for you.If you're not feeling the same excitement and enthusiasm this year for the holidays that you typically do, and want to work through it, this episode is for you.If you want to educate yourself further on the fact depression rates have tripled in the United States since April with the advent of COVID and mental health needs our attention, this episode is for you.If you want to support someone you know struggling with mental health issues, and need the right words, this episode is for you.Take a listen and see how this episode can change your lives - if nothing else, leaving you feeling happier, and with more hope than you have in a while.
41 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
#12 : Eco-Anxiety + How Sustainability Today Creates a Better World Tomorrow
Eco-Anxiety: the chronic fear of environmental doomThis episode dives into Eco-Anxiety, a term being used more and more frequently when it comes to our world, climate change, and the fears and concerns around what the future looks like for nature.Hear from our Director of Sustainability, Johnna Keller, and Sustainability Coordinator, Jess Glorious-Dangelo, as they share expert advice on how to incorporate sustainability practices in the built environment and beyond today, to prepare for a better world tomorrow. Johnna and Jess will share what you can do from an individual, and organizational, level to make the world healthier, more inclusive and promote sustainability. Our conversation covers climate change, carbon footprint, carbon neutral, biodiversity, climate adaptability, and resiliency, leaving you better educated on the topic and with action drive solutions for a more sustainable world.
38 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
#11: Gen Z: Who They Are in Their Own Words + the Implications for You
36% of the workforce today is made up of Gen Z - it’s not the next generation, it’s the generation happening now, and you need to know what that means for you.Today’s episode will leave you with a deeper understanding of Generation Z - or “Gen Z”, which is also called Generation Now, as well as gain perspective about how older generations can best understand this group.This episode features M+A Intern, and student at The Ohio State University, Avery Dixon will share her ethnographic research studies and student survey results during this energizing conversation.Gen Z is already driving how we can work differently and how businesses are setting up their experiences. They expect upfront honesty and transparency in order to gain trust in both arenas, and we have the tools and tactics to keep you ahead - listen and learn.
56 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
#10: Mental Wellness + Activating for Emotional Well Being
The cost of mental health conditions is projected to rise to six trillion by 2030, making caring for people’s mental health, in and out of the workplace, more important than ever before.Join us as we have a conversation with Loth CEO, JB Buse, and M+A Interior Designer, Lisa Odor, about mental wellness and activating for emotional well being, in the built environment and beyond.Brene Brown, once said “If we share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame cannot survive.”Remembering that 1 in 4 Americans face a mental health condition in their lifetime, this conversation will equip you with solutions and strategies on how to best support yourself, and others. Tune in and get connected with the conversation that will be sure to leave you feeling like you can help, and recognizing that there are so many reasons to hope.
45 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
#9: Are You Truly Open Minded?
We want you to ask yourself, in a moment of truth - are you REALLY open minded? On this episode, we welcome on M+A Architect’s own Architect, Kevin Mullinax, with a dual degree in psychology and architecture, here to explore cognitive bias, open mindedness, and teaching us the lost art of making sense.This engaging conversation explores what it means to be truly open minded, the ways you're holding yourself back, and how to unleash your greatest potential yet on the path to innovation.If you're looking to understand the world right now, looking at things differently, in way that's productive instead of destructive, this is exactly what you've been looking for.
55 minutes | Aug 28, 2020
#8: Your Future Consumer of 2023 + Generational Trends
On this episode we are going to focus on the future consumer of 2023, and what has shifted with generational preferences by talking to The Ohio State University professor, and design research lead, Rebekah Matheny.With Gen-Z making up 24% of our workforce population TODAY, it's important to understand what's happening now to best prepare for what's coming next. Rebekah joins in an energized conversation about strategic innovations for the future that will set companies up for success.
36 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
#7: Heroes of Today: Healthcare as Told by Equitas Health
On this episode we are going to focus on how healthcare providers have had to pivot during the coronavirus pandemic, and what that means for the communities they serve. Today we will be talking with the COO of Equitas Health, which is a federally designated community health center that serves communities in over 13 cities, reaching people in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. We live in an era of empowered patients, and technology is a huge diver for people to be more proactive with their health - when they have access to it. More people are using wearables to gather their own biometrics and data and then having conversations with their providers around that data, and many of us have more access to medical knowledge than ever before. We're here talking about what that means for now, and what is coming next.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2021