After 14 years of being stay-at-home moms and recently having launched their youngest kids off to full-day school, best friends Kristi Brumbaugh and Brooke Anderson wanted something more out of life. They had worked hard to create more space in their lives to do the things they loved and wanted to help others do the same. Out this vision, Studio Life Seattle was born.
Marilyn Vancil is an author, coach and Certified Enneagram Professional. On this episode, Tyler and Marilyn dive deep into understanding the Enneagram and how this ancient practice can transform your life for the better. We also discuss how Seattle’s collective Enneagram number is pushing our city forward.
Tyler Gorsline is a long time advocate for the homeless in Seattle and the lead pastor at A Seattle Church, a church start up that’s focus is to serve the city of Seattle’s greatest needs. ASC has partnered with The Collective, a popular urban co-working space and social club on Dexter in downtown Seattle to open the doors to hundreds of Seattle homeless, fix them a meal and give them a coat. Listen in as we discuss unorthodox faith in a liberal city, and how you listener can make a tangible impact on those sleeping on our cold streets.
Ever wonder why Lake City way gets such a bad rap? From pot shops to strip clubs, Lake City has often been seen as the blemish on Seattle’s sexy tech image. But little do the haters know, Lake City is one of Seattle’s cultural and culinary treasures. On this episode, Tyler sits down with author and Lake City native, Thomas Kohnstamm. His dry and witty perspective on Seattle’s changing landscape is perfect for Rise Seattle’s first episode of 2019.
CONFESSION: The first thing I do when I get home is take off my uncomfortable dress shoes and pants and throw on my cozy sweats. Sometimes I do this before I even say hi to my family. I know it’s bad… But dress clothes are just uncomfortable! Maybe you’re like me. You want to look good in your clothing but it’s hard to find work clothes that are stylish and comfortable. Buki, a Seattle based clothing company is here to make your comfort dreams a reality.
Brian Howe has started and sold his own socially conscious law firm, founded Impact Hub - a co-working space geared towards nonprofits and B Corp companies and has recently co-founded and is the acting CEO at Format Health - a company that’s built a mobile Cardiac Arrest Guidance System that is saving lives and innovating health care data capturing at the same time.
Ever had an idea for a business but didn't know where to start to create it? Research shows that one of the key barriers to a successful and sustainable company is a lack of mentorship and camaraderie. On today's episode, Tyler talks with Aswin Pranam, Co-Director at the Founder Institute Seattle - the world's premier pre-seed startup accelerator.
Each year, the Heller family picks a theme and decorates their Walligford, Seattle house with Hollywood worthy props for Halloween. From a Willy Wonka theme with an actual chocolate river to a Stranger Things theme with electrical current patterns flowing through lights, the Heller’s have found a way to bond as a family and entertain all of Seattle at the same time.
Zach Wingfield is a creative producer and visionary filmmaker based out of Seattle, WA. With over 42k YouTube subscribers to his channel ZwingFilms, Zach has built a platform that’s allowed him to work with some of the most prestigious car brands around the world. Sit back and enjoy my interview with Zach Wingfield as he shares stories from his world travels in the car industry and the many lessons he’s learned from an aspiring entrepreneur in Seattle.
Since September 2016, Seattle has been the hottest housing market in the country. Home prices here have grown about $200,000. But all of that changed in August of 2018 when inventory almost tripled and home prices fell on average $25,000. So what does this mean for the Seattle housing market? Will we see another housing crash like in 2008? Will we lose all of the equity our investments have gained? Will we be okay, Seattle?
For over 30 years, Marshall has organized skate competitions, started skate companies and been an outspoken activist for the skateboarding community in Seattle. But looking out for Seattle’s future skate scene doesn't come without a few fights with the city. Sit back and enjoy our interview with the “Grandfather of Seattle Skateboarding”.
La Marzocco has been the leader in espresso machine innovations since 1927. In 2016, La Marzocco opened its cafe and showroom collaboration with KEXP across from Key Arena in downtown Seattle - a cafe experiment where each month, a new, coffee roaster or coffee brand from across the world takes over their cafe space.
It's no secret that Seattle loves dogs. With more dogs than children and fourteen off-leash dog parks, being a canine in the Emerald City is a pretty good gig. But while off-leash dog parks are a great service, not all dogs are friendly. Poor dog park experiences have caused some in-city pet owners to steer clear of the off-leash park options. Sniffspot hopes to be the answer to this problem while also giving dog-loving property owners a way to make passive income.
In 1995, after a disheartening Pee Wee football experience, undersized fifth-grader Ben Malcolmson solemnly vowed never to step onto a football field again. And no one was more shocked than Ben, 11 years later, to find his name on a list of football players added to the #1 ranked USC Trojan football team after their spring walk-on tryouts.
In 2010, Malcolmson was asked to move to Seattle with Head Coach, Pete Carroll, to be his Special Assistant. Ben has been with the Hawks ever since.
Tim Goggin is a leading authority on digital transformation and advancing technology change in today’s established companies. He is the CEO of Sappington and founder of the Pacific Northwest Digital Business Hub. Goggin has spent decades advising major brands and mid-market companies here in Seattle and Silicon Valley.
This week, we sit down with Monica Guzman, the founder and director of the Evergrey. A leading digital news publication that helps Seattleites make the most of their city. On this episode you’ll hear how Guzman started the Evergrey and what she hopes it accomplishes for residents of Seattle. We also discuss her thoughts on Seattle’s current affordability issues, and her views on the idea of “good” journalism in today’s political climate.
This week we hear how Kevin Sur and his company, Artist Home, started the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival and what attendees can expect from the weekend’s festivities. We also learn Sur’s advice for music lovers who want to support local artists and his fear for the music scene in Seattle amidst the city’s recent boom and the nation’s economic hardships.