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The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind

By Kelly Johnson
The Daily Grind is a weekly goal-driven podcast hosted by Midwest native Kelly Johnson, motivating YOU on your ‘daily grind.' Every episode she sits down with a startup founder, business owner, sports professional, industry expert, or social media influencer giving you everyday tips and key takeaways to reaching your goals. Make every day count and as always, keep up the grind! #dailygrind
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S4 Episode 13: Howie Zales | Founder | Entrepreneur| HJZ Productions 🎧🎥💻
“You have to love what you do and have a passion for what you do” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Howie Zales. Zales is the founder of HJZ Productions and is an Emmy Award winning Camera Operator who turned his passion for television broadcasting into several entrepreneurial endeavors. Howie created HJZ Productions, Inc in 2000 to address the need for professional level sports crewing/staffing in theNew York market. Under his leadership, HJZ Productions grew to a multi-million dollar nationwide provider of top talent in the broadcasting field. In 2019, Howie and his team founded Viridity Entertainment Services, Inc. (VES) which initially focused on staffing in non-union markets. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, they quickly pivoted to offering best in class, broadcast quality live streams of professional sports shows and interviews, corporate interviews and meetings, and religious services. In addition, Howie took his love of the television production business and created The TV Sports Course, a hands-on training boot camp for the next generation of television crew professionals. S4 Episode 13: 08/09/2022 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Howie Zales Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod https://www.instagram.com/dailygrindpod/ Twitter: @dailygrindpod https://www.twitter.com/dailygrindpod Podcast Website: https://direct.me/dailygrindpod Follow Our Special Guest: Twitter: @hjzprodinc https://twitter.com/hjzprodinc Instagram: @howiezales https://www.instagram.com/howiezales/ HJZ Productions Instagram: @hjzprod https://www.instagram.com/hjzprod/ Website: https://linktr.ee/hzales
21:31
August 09, 2022
S4 Episode 12: Jenn Junod | Creator | Podcast Host | Shit 2 Talk About
“The biggest thing for me is to share my own story and influence others to open up and realize they are not alone” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Jenn Junod. Junod is a creator and host. She has a story of her own. As a child, she suffered solitary confinement, physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse, rape, divorce, abortion, cutting, and suicide attempts. Her turbulent background has forged a path to help those who are suffering, ignored and silenced. Sh!t You Don’t Want to Talk About is a place people can come to find hope and healing, to know they are not alone, and to finally be heard. Clearly, Junod’s been through plenty of sh!t most people probably don’t want to even acknowledge, let alone talk about. She thought she’d dealt with her past, but brain surgery in November 2020 unleashed a tsunami of memories that couldn’t be ignored. Working through trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar type 2, and ADHD will be a lifelong journey. Junod strives to break the stigma of Sh!t You Don't Talk About and turn it into Sh!t 2 Talk About. S4 Episode 12: 08/04/2022 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Jenn Junod Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod https://www.instagram.com/dailygrindpod/ Twitter: @dailygrindpod https://www.twitter.com/dailygrindpod Podcast Website: https://direct.me/dailygrindpod Follow Our Special Guest: Twitter: @jennjunod https://twitter.com/jennjunod Instagram: @jennjunod https://www.instagram.com/jennjunod/ Twitter: @shit2talkabout https://twitter.com/shit2talkabout Sh!tYouDon’tWantToTalkAbout Instagram: @shit2talkabout https://www.instagram.com/shit2talkabout/ Website: https://www.shit2talkabout.com/
39:23
August 04, 2022
S4 Bonus Episode 1: Kelly Johnson | Non-profit Founder | Podcast Host | The Daily Grind Turns 3!
HAPPY 3RD BIRTHDAY DAILY GRIND! Birthday fun and best wishes on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Jenn Junod. On today’s episode, Junod steps into the host role to interview Johnson about the Daily Grind Podcast and origin story. Celebrating our three year anniversary of podcasting and many more! S4 Bonus Episode 1: 08/02/2022 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Jenn Junod Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod https://www.instagram.com/dailygrindpod/ Twitter: @dailygrindpod https://www.twitter.com/dailygrindpod Podcast Website: https://direct.me/dailygrindpod Follow Our Podcast Host: Instagram: @kellyfastruns https://www.instagram.com/kellyfastruns/ Twitter: @kellyfastruns https://twitter.com/kellyfastruns Follow Our Special Guest: Twitter: @jennjunod https://twitter.com/jennjunod Instagram: @jennjunod https://www.instagram.com/jennjunod/ Twitter: @shit2talkabout https://twitter.com/shit2talkabout Sh!tYouDon’tWantToTalkAbout Instagram: @shit2talkabout https://www.instagram.com/shit2talkabout/ Website: https://www.shit2talkabout.com/
25:58
August 02, 2022
S4 Episode 11: Tyler Banh | Senior Specialist | Digital Learning | Bain & Company | The Career Grind Series 3
“The growth mindset is what kept me going” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Tyler Banh. Banh is a Senior Specialist in Digital Learning at Bain & Company. He has helped many in transitioning to business Learning & Development and answering questions in careers, interviews, salary negotiation, and much more. In today’s episode, we are continuing on Part 3 of the Career Grind series. This Career Grind is for all 20-something years olds, recent grads, or our career-driven Daily Grinders! We will talk about how to grow after you land a job, continuously learn, and utilize resources outside your job! S4 Episode 11: 07/26/2022 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Tyler Banh Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod https://www.instagram.com/dailygrindpod/ Twitter: @dailygrindpod https://www.twitter.com/dailygrindpod Podcast Website: https://direct.me/dailygrindpod Follow Our Special Guest: Twitter: @Mr_TylerBanh https://twitter.com/Mr_TylerBanh Instagram: @tbanh12 https://www.instagram.com/tbanh12/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tylerbanh/
38:51
July 26, 2022
S4 Episode 10: Tyler Banh | Senior Specialist | Digital Learning | Bain & Company | The Career Grind Series 2
“That’s just human nature, to help out other people” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Tyler Banh. Banh is a Senior Specialist in Digital Learning at Bain & Company. He has helped many in transitioning to business Learning & Development and answering questions in careers, interviews, salary negotiation, and much more. In today’s episode, we are continuing on Part 2 of the Career Grind series. This Career Grind is for all 20-something years ol