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Nov 6, 2019

Summer camp usually brings to mind outdoor sports, campfire songs, and terrible food. But the idea of camp that so many people have come to know has evolved into something they might never have imagined.

Alexander Rossi is the creator of YouTube STAR Camp, a summer program that helps kids learn the skills they need to...

Oct 23, 2019

Colleen Wilson was a top private mortgage banker in New York City. She was also the youngest. No small feat. But after rescuing a deaf pooch named Charlie, it completely changed the way she saw the banking industry. So she left it all behind.

Not long after, Colleen founded Pets on Q, an animal influencer agency. She...

Oct 9, 2019

Jane Teresa Anderson knows how to get inside someone’s head. And her work as a dream analyst has helped countless people better understand their waking lives. That way, the subconscious becomes reality. She even reaches into Sam’s psyche to break down a dream he’s long struggled to understand.

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Sep 25, 2019

David J. Peterson is a creator of languages -- otherwise known as a conlanger. And he’s behind some of the most iconic languages ever heard on television and films. Maybe his most well-known conlang is Dothraki and High Valyrian for a little show on HBO called Game of Thrones.

David talks about what it takes to create...

Sep 11, 2019

Ma'ayan Plaut is the podcast librarian at RadioPublic. But she’s not like the typical master of the Dewey Decimal System you know from your local public library. And she just so happens to be the only podcast librarian on the planet.

In her three years at the company, Ma’ayan’s role has evolved from being a...