Workin' It

Workin' It
Not all jobs suck. Talking about work with Reed Fish.

SEASON 1 FINALE! It did a lot to my head to see my body photoshopped in front of me. A talk with Model Sophie Ward.
Jul 15 • 50 min
Sophie Ward walked the runway in fashion capitals around the world for 8 years and appeared in countless magazines, including Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. In our conversation, Sophie tells us that while modeling was her ticket out of Perth, Australia, it…
All I want is more tomatoes. A talk with Tomatomania Producer Scott Daigre.
Jul 8 • 43 min
PEOPLE! All your tomato questions get answered in the episode! Scott Daigre is the producer behind Tomatomania, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale. In this fun and fast-moving conversation, Scott schools Reed on the basics to his method of growing…
The financial, physical and emotional costs of always being ready. A talk with U.S. Marine Captain Jim Shelton.
Jun 24 • 41 min
Jim Shelton served active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years, eventually rising to the rank of Captain. In our talk, we explore the sometimes monotonous daily routine of being a deployed marine and learn some surprising truths about how the…
Trader Joe’s behind the scenes. Are people actually that happy? A talk with Trader Joe’s Sign Artist Meggie Hawthorne.
Jun 17 • 38 min
Meggie Hawthorne was a crew member at Trader Joes for for seven years and a Sign Artist for three of those. In our talk we learn about the daily grind of making sure all the shelf signs in the store are correct and how you have to plan months ahead of…
Every single moment of our lives is unscripted. A talk with Improvisation Coach David Taylor.
Jun 10 • 39 min
David Taylor has a 10-year history with Improvisation, studying at the American Acadamey of Dramatic Arts in New York and taking improv classes from Gary Austin, the founder of the Groundlings. In our conversation, David explains why he believes that…
Wherever you go, there you are. Or, how to go to Kyrgyzstan and reshape your life. A talk with Kiva Media Fellow Liz Fish.
Jun 3 • 43 min
Liz Fish did a stint as a Kiva Media Fellow in 2013, traveling to Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan to document success stories of entrepreneurs receiving loans from Kiva, the micro-finance non-profit. In our fun (and emotional) conversation, Liz…
Quenching the thirst of the kombucha generation. A talk with Kombucha Brewer Adam Gallegos.
May 28 • 35 min
Adam and Sonia Gallegos needed a change. They sold their thriving real estate business, moved across the country and, taking a very big leap of faith, opened Revel, a kombucha bar in Ojai CA two and a half years ago. Revel turned out to be an immediate…
Yes, you have a personal brand. And that’s a good thing. A talk with Brand Director Rachel Garahan.
May 13 • 42 min
Rachel Garahan is a Brand Director working with high-profile clients in the wellness and lifestyle sectors, such as Yoga Journal, Dr. Andrew Weil and Bobby Berk (!!!!!!) from Queer Eye. We talk about the skill set required to for her job and why…
EVERYONE is a curator now. Or are they? A talk with Curator Frederick Janka.
May 6 • 37 min
Frederick Janka has been curating contemporary art in Mexico and the U.S. for over 15 years. In our conversation he politely brushes aside the notion that everyone is curator and tells us why he thinks the more typical role curators play is vitally…
What’s wrong with Industrial Wine? Plenty. A talk with Wine Buyer Bob Huey.
Apr 29 • 37 min
Bob Huey has been in the wine business for 14 years and has tasted thousands and thousands of wines. In our conversation, he lets us in on the single biggest factor he looks for when buying a wine and explains why Cherry Coke influences the flavors of so…
How to be Real Fun, Wow! A talk with Illustrator Daren Magee.
Apr 22 • 41 min
Illustrator Daren Magee is better know to his thousands of fans as Real Fun, Wow. Daren is talented, prolific and has a singular, immediately recognizable aesthetic. We sit down, stretch out our legs and chat about ego, obsessiveness, simplicity and why…
Disney Princesses do make dreams come true. A talk with Disney Princess Stephanie Fish.
Apr 15 • 41 min
Stephanie Fish was Princess Tiana at Disneyland for four years. In our conversation she tells us how her insatiable love of Disneyland was not diminished by the grind of doing endless princess meet-and-greets. Stephanie also opens up about how portraying…
Using Instagram to grow your small-town gift shop. A talk with Shopkeeper Rachel Graves.
Apr 15 • 33 min
Rachel Graves, along with her husband, Mike, co-founded Summer Camp in 2014. Rachel illuminates the process of how a small-town gift and framing shop amassed tens of thousands of social media followers and why that’s less meaningful than you might think.…
Window washing as meditation. A talk with Window Washer Chris Wilson.
Apr 15 • 34 min
Chris Wilson has thought more about window washing than anyone you know. He’s been cleaning the dust, grime and residue of negative thoughts from his client’s windows for the last 27 years. In this episode, we talk about the physical and spiritual aches…
Workin’ It Trailer
Apr 10 • 1 min
Workin’ It. Not all jobs suck. A new podcast from Reed Fish. Episodes every Monday to start your work week right. Series debuts on Tax Day, April 15th 2019. —- Send in a voice message: