In this episode your hosts Puno and Maceo return to talk about their two favorite activities: talking, and talking to strangers (see Episode 5: "Talking To Strangers Is Exotic"). Queue their conversation with friend and former stranger Lisa Hennesey, to discuss how to inject more fun into her brand design business. Hint: ask allllll the questions!
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55:16Parting doesn't have to be such sweet sorrow. In this episode, Maceo and Puno travel through past, present, and future to connect about Maceo's move to Detroit, the COVID-19 pandemic, and discuss how to keep changes in your life fun. It's all about trusting the process and knowing that most of the fun comes from enjoyin' the ride. Like Mr. Miyaga once said "wax on, wax off."
Lisa Hennesey— "Numbers are not fun... for some people."
49:23In this episode your hosts Puno and Maceo return to talk about their two favorite activities: talking, and talking to strangers (see Episode 5: "Talking To Strangers Is Exotic"). Queue their conversation with friend and former stranger Lisa Hennesey, to discuss how to inject more fun into her brand design business. Hint: ask allllll the questions!
Daniel Chin Yee — "Marriage is work, work is also work."
45:00Is the fight ever really about the dishwasher? In this episode, your hosts Maceo and Puno sit down with Puno's husband & full-stack engineer (hot!) Daniel Chin Yee https://www.dchinyee.com/ to explore how they became this dynamic duo. From "What I Would Say" (before it was overrun by porn aficionados) to ilovecreatives https://ilovecreatives.com/ & PeopleMap https://www.peoplemap.co/, Puno and Daniel have collaborated for years – and always keep it fun. Maceo asks tough questions like "isn't a baby the ultimate collaborative project?" and finds out Daniel is in fact, not from Star Trek.
Jacob Tobia — "Gender is fun!"
48:31Deliciooouuussss optics. Your hosts Puno and Maceo sit down with non-binary voice-actor, producer, and author of the coming-of-gender story "Sissy"...Jacob Tobia! They'll discuss how to find the funny in every situation, like the time Puno gave herself a faux hawk after a job interview (no judgment, here).
"Become a Slashie"
42:50How many slashes do you need to become a "Slashie"? Your inquisitive hosts Puno and Maceo explore this question through a walk down memory lane. Puno shares her journey from UX designer to Stylist to CEO to Cat Photographer, while Maceo explains why he'll never fit one box. Their conclusion? Being a slashie just might be the future in this gig-economy, so learn to say goodbye to that darn imposter syndrome!
Bobby Hundreds —"All The Jennifers & 16 years of Fun"
47:43Why the f*ck were there so many Jennifers born in 1984?! This week your hosts Puno and Maceo chat with Bobby Hundreds, founder of iconic streetwear brand The Hundreds and author of "This Is Not A Shirt." How this relates to hundreds of Jennifer, you'll soon find out! Plus, reveals his secret to staying creative over the last 17+ years, and Puno goes ham on animal analogies.
Andrew Tyree — "Cuba Is Not A Kardashians Episode"
44:26We're here to have fun, homie! In this episode, your hosts Puno and Maceo sit down with Andrew Tyree, known Kardashian critic and founder of Coast to Costa to talk problem-solving on the fly (pun intended). As Andrew's authentic travel tours take 20+ people to developing countries, shit can go awry, so he's learned to keep it fun even when the bus breaks down. Hear how Andrew wards off dreaded burn-out, and why his top travel tip is to bring your own toilet paper.
"How to talk to Strangers"
38:16Your hosts Maceo and Puno explain the benefits of literally talking to everyone and anyone. Puno shares her criminal background (oooohhh) and how she became lunch table agnostic, while Maceo shares how to seek out bored-looking people, and make them your friends. You never know who you're gonna meet!
Jen Gotch — "The Case Of The Charismatic Founder"
48:06What does it mean to be a founder of a company, but not it's CEO? This week, your hosts Puno and Maceo sit down with Ban.do founder Jen Gotch, to discuss how to separate yourself from your growing brand (and if that's even necessary?). Hear Jen's take on whether it's a hindrance or an advantage. Plus, everyone checks their egos, and Maceo eats a sugary donut.
Alexis Rockley — "Optimism according to Science"
29:15Ever read a self-help book and wonder: what the f*ck do I do now? Alexis Rockley https://www.alexisrockley.com/ decided to cut the bullshit and provide actionable advice in her new book, "Find Your F*ck Yeah." Puno and Maceo sit down with Rockley to explain why words like "joy" and "passion" are so heavy for creatives, and why forging a path to self-actualization requires not doing that sh*t alone! As a bonus, Puno shares her experience with stand-up classes, and the whole crew tries to figure out their ideal fun-to-work ratio.