Journeymen

Journeymen

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Passion, purpose, and stories, as told by their owners, this is Journeymen. Join hosts, Jacob Carlson and Ian Buchanan, as they engage with an eclectic group of guests, discussing their personal journeys in an intimate setting. Because we all have a story to tell - a journey to share. — Jacob and Ian are co-founders of Helium Books - a company on a mission to elevate lives through reading. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/helium-books/support


Moments | Will Bott - Meet Up, In a Blink
Aug 4 • 30 min
While at a rowing competition a little over two years ago, Will Bott serendipitously had his light bulb moment. Why wasn’t there anything on the market that let you know when your friends or colleagues are around so that you can meet up in real life? Too…
Dwayne Marks - Network Effects (Pt. 2)
Jul 23 • 71 min
Resilient. Remarkable. Rare. These are just some of the words that are top of mind when describing the life of Dwayne Marks. His life has been a winding road, so full of experiences that we couldn’t possibly squeeze it all into one episode - hence, we…
Dwayne Marks - Network Effects (Pt. 1)
Jul 21 • 67 min
Resilient. Remarkable. Rare. These are just some of the words that are top of mind when describing the life of Dwayne Marks. His life has been a winding road, so full of experiences that we couldn’t possibly squeeze it all into one episode - hence, we…
Moments | Rick Carlson - Recession of ‘09
Apr 14 • 22 min
Moments - Journeymen’s ongoing series of digestible episodes highlighting the events that define our lives. Like many, Rick Carlson lost his job as a result of the 2008-2009 recession. However, his approach to his newfound circumstances was rather unique…
Henry Lynch - Just Go For It
Apr 7 • 58 min
Making a change is difficult. It’s anxiety-inducing, stressful, and full of uncertainty. Yet, more often than not, as Henry Lynch has long understood, it is necessary. We must have the courage to take control of our situation, and improve it when the…
Moments | Your Hosts - Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mar 20 • 21 min
Moments - Journeymen’s ongoing series of digestible episodes highlighting the events that define our lives. In this, the premier episode, your hosts, Jacob Carlson and Ian Buchanan, share how their journeys are being transformed and shaped by the impact…
Gabriel Douglas - A Story of Faith
Mar 17 • 59 min
We all experience it. We all feel it. We all want to escape it when it rears its head. Burn out. Gabriel Douglas is no exception. Growing up in a faith-based family, attending a Christian elementary, middle, and high school, upon graduation he simply…
Josh Fechtner - Active Mind. Active Body. Active Spirit.
Mar 3 • 77 min
Josh Fechtner grew up competitive, to say the least - always craving victory and despising defeat. Though, now in his mid-twenties with this edge not quite as sharp, Josh has still been able to harness this spirited energy for use in the pursuit of other…
Martha Carrigan - Bird? Plane? It’s Super Spackle!
Feb 25 • 61 min
Always thinking of herself the “default girl”, Martha Carrigan considers her life as one that has followed the straight and narrow - the expected route. But, to us - and, likely to those that hear her story - Martha’s journey is far from ordinary. She…
Terri Carlson - Driving Tractors & Embracing Change
Feb 18 • 60 min
An achiever through and through, Terri Carlson has brought this mindset to everything she has done - from driving tractors as a girl growing up in rural northern Wisconsin to preparing college students for their bright futures. Though her journey may seem…
Davey Gwidt - Resolve. Resiliency. Amplifying Voices.
Jan 23 • 48 min
Davey Gwidt was born with something he cannot control - cerebral palsy. Yet, what he can control, his mindset, is bold, strong, and unwavering. Never has his disability been a crutch, rather - as Davey sees it - it has provided him with a distinct…
Lauren Zydowsky - Expanding Your Toolbox
Jan 7 • 51 min
As a teacher, Lauren Zydowsky knows the school system in and out. Perhaps surprisingly, she is a strong believer in the power of real-world experience - that most knowledge is attained in the field, rather than in the classroom. Currently in pursuit of…
Grady Buchanan - Finding Your Niche
Dec 20, 2019 • 49 min
For Grady Buchanan, nothing has ever been set in stone. Not his friend groups, not his college campus, not his life’s purpose. Driven by ambitious goals and an utter disdain for boredom, since turning 18, Grady has lived in an ever-evolving state of…
Ethan Littel - Analytical Mind. Selfless Heart.
Dec 10, 2019 • 55 min
One of five brothers, Ethan Littel grew up competitive, never wavering from his belief in a single mantra - If you are going to do something, do it to the best of your ability. This mantra has carried him to academic success - achieving high marks while…
Dr. John Park - From Immigrant to PharmD
Nov 26, 2019 • 42 min
Dr. John Park, a South Korean immigrant and newly naturalized American citizen, recently graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and is currently a pharmacist at one of the biggest retail pharmacy chains in the country. In his scarce free time, John…
Your Hosts
Nov 12, 2019 • 34 min
Co-hosts, Jacob and Ian, share their purpose for starting Journeymen, what they hope to achieve with each episode, and kick the series off by sharing their own journeys with listeners. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…