Monique and Kendra are developing a powerful partnership that helps build capacity within other organizations to continue the important, ongoing work of dismantling white supremacy.
‘Tis the season…of badass women stealing the show in the House impeachment hearings. 😉 In this episode, I invite leadership coach, founder of Family Friendly New Mexico, and Producer/Host of The Well Woman Show Giovanna Rossi to talk about how women in leadership can maximize their effectiveness while staying physically and mentally well. With the … Read More
Holiday market season is upon us! I invited woodworker and maker of useful recycled wood items Allegra Howell into the studio to talk shop, craft markets and more. Allegra shares how she got into the biz of recycled wood handicraft, what makes a good market, and how she works on scaling her business while being … Read More
The Unconference of educational and networking events serving Albuquerque’s creative workers is growing into a powerful model for how to engage, serve and support a robust creative community.
I chat with Pilar Westell, owner of Zendo Coffee, about the intersection between art and coffee, and the ins and outs of building and running a community space.
Around ten years ago, Kei Tsuzuki and Molly Luethi wanted to create a social enterprise that would enable them to create quality jobs for refugees and immigrants. Today, Kei & Molly Textiles has made good on that mission, and has grown into a vibrant artisan manufacturing business that employs about eight full-time workers, and sells … Read More
I chatted with John about how he evolved into a funny-yet-incisive political commentator after a childhood suffused with religion and liberal thought.
Outlaw Soaps co-founder Danielle Vincent has just written a new book, “You-Nicorn: 30 Days to Find Your Inner Unicorn and Live the Life You Love.” Peri talks with Danielle about forging her own path and her passion for targeted, data-driven marketing.
It’s a hairy world out there, and Kyle Malone has a comb for it. Kyle had been running his branding firm Kinfolk Branding when he had the idea for an heirloom-quality beard comb, and he ran with the idea. Peri and Eph Sharpe talk with Kyle about launching Big Wood Beard Co, learning about his audience, and where the beard trend is going.
Building a business takes resourcefulness, resilience and often a lucky accident or two. No one knows this more than Sheri Crider, who has built a life as an artist and founder of visual art centers (currently, the Sanitary Tortilla Factory in downtown ABQ), despite challenges of addiction and incarceration in her early life. Peri and Eph Sharpe chat with Sheri about the intersection of “businessperson” and “artist” and how she built upon skills in drawing and construction to create a rewarding, creative self-employed life.