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048: Tim Einenkel, Radio, Podcasting, & The Library w/ Tim Einenkel
Tim Einenkel at NOD HQ, September 2016

048: Tim Einenkel, Radio, Podcasting, & The Library w/ Tim Einenkel

“I still can’t believe it’s me, doing it.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Tim Einenkel. Tim has worked as a host, producer and engineer on the best shows in broadcast radio and podcasts for over a decade. Most notably, Tim’s the host of The Library w/ Tim Einenkel, where he conducts in-depth interviews with hip-hop artists, scholars, authors, and entertainers.

Listen to what Tim had to say about mixtape presents from his Grandma, what Chuck D told him to do, and the things that are worth not being shy about.

Also, psssst. Mark your calendars. The next Notes on Doing meetup will be Thursday, October 13th, at 7pm in Brooklyn, New York at FREEHOLD. Come hang out with the people featured in NOD, other fans of the show, and yours truly. I couldn’t be more excited to see you all.

All right, plug over, here’s Tim Einenkel –

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 048 with Tim Einenkel.

Check out Tim’s show – The Library with Tim Einenkel, on iTunes and at rapstation.com, and follow Tim on Twitter at @LibrarywithTim.

And, as always, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. Follow the show on Instagram @notesondoing, and join our Facebook group.

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.

 

October 13th / Notes on Doing Episode 050: THE PARTY
The Notes on Doing Podcast

October 13th / Notes on Doing Episode 050: THE PARTY

Episode 050: THE PARTY
One year, fifty episodes later
*Thursday, October 13th at 7:00pm*
You + your friends are personally invited to FREEHOLD (S 3rd + Wythe) to celebrate one year of conversations with people who love what they do.

Come hang out with the people featured in NOD, other fans of the show, and yours truly.

And if you aren’t able to make it to New York, whether you’re in LA or very far away in Australia, (hey guys) send me a note and I’ll make sure you feel like you were.

Can’t wait to see you there.

Love,
Jenna

 

047: Sam Valenti IV, Founder & CEO, Ghostly International
Sam Valenti IV, Photo: Phil Chang, @heyphilchang

047: Sam Valenti IV, Founder & CEO, Ghostly International

“Having money obviously is a thing, but having agency or control over your destiny is another.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Sam Valenti IV. Sam is the Founder and CEO of Ghostly International – home to the record labels Ghostly and Spectral Sound. Ghostly is the cultural nexus of some of the best music, design, technology, art, clothing, stuff, and good ideas made today.

Listen to what Sam had to say about creating work with intention, building communities, operating out of your comfort zone, becoming yourself, and finding meaning.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 047, with Sam Valenti.

Check out all things Ghostly at ghostly.com, or on social @ghostly.

And, as always, subscribe to Notes on Doing. Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. It’d be great if you could rate the show, check out our Instagram @notesondoing, and Tweet me with any thoughts or ideas @jennamatecki!

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.

046: Ann Yang, Phil Wong, MISFIT
Ann Yang, Phil Wong, Misfit Photo by: Jeff Prost-Greene

046: Ann Yang, Phil Wong, MISFIT

“I don’t want us to learn ourselves out of our idealism, or personalities.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Ann Yang and Phil Wong, the founders of MISFIT. MISFIT is a juice company that repurposes food waste – lovably misfit fruits and vegetables – into delicious cold-pressed juices. Listen to what Ann and Phil had to say about their deep friendship and partnership, strawberries and cash, and thinking tender thoughts.

Also, psssst. Mark your calendars. The next Notes on Doing meetup will be Thursday, October 13th, at 7pm in Brooklyn, New York at… are you ready for this? FREEHOLD. Come hang out with the people featured in NOD, other fans of the show, and yours truly. I couldn’t be more excited to see you all.

Here’s Ann Yang and Phil Wong from MISFIT –

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing Episode 046, with Ann Yang and Phil Wong.

Buy one of MISFIT’s juices. I have a few at my studio here and they’re scrumptious. You can check out if a store near you stocks them at misfitjuicery.co/locations/. Be sure to follow MISFIT’s Instagram and Facebook at @misfitjuicery.

And, as always, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. Tweet me @jennamatecki with any and all thoughts and ideas about the show. Follow @notesondoing on Instagram and check out quotes from the show written out in my beautifully horrible handwriting. And, last plug I promise, if you could please give the show five stars on iTunes that’d be awesome – it helps more people to listen and get to know the incredible people featured.

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.

045: Jill Eisenhard, Red Hook Initiative
Jill Eisenhard at Red Hook Initiative, Photo: Alden Parkinson

045: Jill Eisenhard, Red Hook Initiative

“One of the most amazing things that would happen is that someone, a resident of public housing who is also a RHI staff member, would walk across the street, and in walking through the front door would go from being a storm victim, to a storm responder.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Jill Eisenhard. Jill is the Founder and Executive Director of the Red Hook Initiative. RHI is a community-based institution that works to empower youth in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Listen to what Jill had to say about instilling hope, leading through other leaders, strengthening a community, responding to Hurricane Sandy, and building the future of Red Hook – with Red Hook.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 045, with Jill Eisenhard.

Check out the Red Hook Initiative at rhicenter.org, @rhookinitiative on Instagram and Twitter, and Red Hook Initiative on Facebook. If you’re looking to donate to an organization that is truly changing people’s lives for the better, this is it.

And, as always, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release every Monday on iTunes. Tweet me at @jennamatecki and let me know what you think! Follow the show on Instagram @notesondoing, join our Facebook community, and if you could give the show five stars on iTunes I’d really appreciate it – it helps more people to find the show and listen to the amazing people featured.

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.

044: Brandon Sugiyama, Wushu
Brandon Sugiyama Chen Taiji Fan 2014 World Traditional Wushu Championship Jiuhuashan, China, Photo credit: Bryan Kao

044: Brandon Sugiyama, Wushu

“There’s always more to learn. True mastery doesn’t exist.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Brandon Sugiyama. Brandon is very, very, very good at wushu, also known as Chinese kung fu. He knows, practices, competes in, and judges competitions for contemporary wushu – changquan, tajiquan, and bagua. Brandon also has a career as a creative director and motion graphics designer.

Listen to what Brandon had to say about learning wushu basics in a basement gym, a monkey stealing a peach, Sifus, passion-filled burritos, and the subject of mastery.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 044, with Brandon Sugiyama.

The best way to look through Brandon’s work, including wushu videos, is to Google him.

And, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday. Tweet me @jennamatecki if you want to chat, join the Notes on Doing Facebook community, follow the show on Instagram @notesondoing, and I’d love it if you’d give the show five stars on iTunes, it helps more people to find it and listen to the great people featured.

Until next week, in the meantime, always do.

 

 

041: Sarah Lim, Product Writer / Content Strategist
Sarah Lim, Photo by Red DeLeon, http://red-deleon.com

041: Sarah Lim, Product Writer / Content Strategist

Sarah: Maybe it’s just those few things. Being real. Speaking from the heart. And not filtering as much. Not editing, and leaving that for later.

Jenna: Said a copywriter.

Sarah: Yeah. Said a copywriter.

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Sarah Lim. Sarah is a Product Writer and Content Strategist who has worked on copy for Kickstarter, Oscar, Tumblr, and more.

Listen to what Sarah had to say about lists, languages, haiku, and her moniker, Slim.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 041, with Sarah Lim.

Check out Sarah’s Tumblr slim.tumblr.com, Twitter @awakinglim, and Instagram @sl.im.

And, if you liked today’s episode, Tweet me @jennamatecki with your favorite parts, and please rate the show on iTunes! Episodes release weekly, every Monday.

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.

 

Photo by Red DeLeon

039: Sam Braverman, Musician
Sam Braverman, Photo: Dan Bracaglia

039: Sam Braverman, Musician

“If I can write one song that you’ll remember for 5 years, then that’s so much more important to me than fucking having my record on the main page of Spotify.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

I’m Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Sam Braverman. Sam is a musician, principally a guitarist, who plays in the bands Logan X, NO ICE, The ’94 Knicks, and sometimes Capsula.

Listen to what Sam had to say about the School of Rock, writing songs about girls, and fighting the pterodactyls.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 039 with Sam Braverman.

Check out Logan X, NO ICE, The ’94 Knicks, and Capsula at the following Facebook pages:

Logan X
/loganxmusic

NO ICE
/comeonfeelthenoice

The ’94 Knicks
/THE94KNICKS

Capsula
/CapsulaMusic

And, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. You can also follow us on Instagram @notesondoing and join our Notes on Doing Facebook Community to chat and learn more about the show.

And… can you review Notes on Doing on iTunes? It takes a second and it helps more people find the show. Thanks so much.

Until next week, in the meantime, always do.

035: Stephan Jacob, Founder/COO, Cotopaxi
Stephan Jacob, Official Photo

035: Stephan Jacob, Founder/COO, Cotopaxi

“We believed in the power of business, building a profitable business.
But then dedicating a portion of those profits to do good, and make a difference in the world.”

“I think it’s in human nature to want to create, and I think entrepreneurship is a wonderful way to fulfill that.”

“There’s something just so deeply rewarding (scary, but deeply rewarding), about shaping your own destiny”

Welcome to Notes on Doing, conversations with people who love what they do.

My name is Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Stephan Jacob, the Founder and COO of Cotopaxi, a company that creates innovative outdoor goods, apparel, and experiences. Cotopaxi as a business also funds sustainable poverty relief.

Listen to what Stephan had to say about building an innovative outdoor product company, going on adventures, and doing good every step of the way.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 035 with Stephan Jacob.

Check out Cotopaxi’s outdoor goods and apparel at cotopaxi.com. I’d personally recommend getting a Luzon Del Dia Backpack – I have one and it’s rad. Their partners in the Philippines pick all the colors and no two bags are alike. Cotopaxi.com also has a bunch of other awesome stuff too for any adventure.

And, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. Follow us on Instagram @notesondoing and join our Notes on Doing Facebook Community to chat with each other and people featured on the show.

Until next week, in the meantime, always do.

034: Dennis Crowley, Foursquare, Kingston Stockade FC
Dennis Crowley, Official Photo

034: Dennis Crowley, Foursquare, Kingston Stockade FC

“I love the unknowns.”

“Why start things? Why do things on your own? Because you get really great people that are inspired and motivated, and they want to see something happen. To work with those people is amazing.”

“We made something from scratch that didn’t exist before we did it, and people like it. And that’s the thing that’s most inspiring me.”

Welcome to Notes on Doing – conversations with people who love what they do.

My name is Jenna Matecki.

Our next episode goes to Dennis Crowley. Dennis is the Co-Founder and Executive Chair of Foursquare, and the Founder and Chairman of Kingston Stockade FC – a new semi-pro soccer team based in Kingston, New York.

Listen to what Dennis had to say about how he got to where he is today, building things from scratch, and loving the unknowns.

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Thanks for listening to Notes on Doing episode 034, with Dennis Crowley.

Definitely check out a Stockade game — the next one is this Sunday! You can learn more about the team, how awesome they are, and when they’re playing at stockadefc.com.

And, subscribe to Notes on Doing! Episodes release weekly, every Monday, on iTunes. Be sure to check out the Notes on Doing community Facebook group where you can chat with people from the show and our Instagram @notesondoing.

Until next week! In the meantime, always do.