John Hartig has dedicated his life to improving the quality of the Great Lakes and waterways throughout Michigan. A childhood passion turned into his life’s purpose, and in the 81st episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, he tells host Lynne Golodner how others can follow a similar path. Hartig, a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Windsor, believes that connecting with nature will spark a more conscious effort to protect our planet. In a similar way, his connection to his personal ecosystem stimulated his passion and turned it into a meaningful […]
Sabrina Colosimo loves what she does for a living, and she’s on a mission to help others mold careers that speak to their soul. A creative entrepreneur based in Toronto, Canada, Sabrina runs an offbeat urban design business called Sunday Creative. She specializes in reupholstering vintage furniture with bold fabrics, bringing exotic decor from worldwide travels to create unique designs for clients. Sabrina was featured as a guest on Episode 95 of the Make Meaning Podcast, when she spoke to host Lynne Golodner about how she started her company, and how she helps others find meaning. A Bold Path to […]
Is it possible to turn artistic passion into a sustainable career? So many people say that when they turn their passion into the way they earn income, the passion becomes work. Artist, author and academic Aaron Dworkin believes it is possible to continue feeding one’s passion and also earn a living from it.
Is there a blueprint for meaningful success? Not exactly. Successful entrepreneurs like Lynne Golodner, the founder of Your People and host of the Make Meaning Podcast, and Paul Saginaw, the co-founder of Zingerman’s, did not follow a specific path to get to where they are today. However, both faced tough decisions and asked some important questions before even beginning their entrepreneurial journeys. If you want to create a successful and meaningful business, take some time to find answers to these questions… 1. What are you going to do, and why do you want to do it?