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What Am I Doing Here?

What Am I Doing Here?

By Chase, David, Lukas
Welcome to the "What Am I Doing Here Podcast", where we explore what we want to do with our lives through the experience and advice of those who inspire us.
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Passion and Sustainability with Ann Terlaak
Today, we interview Ann Terlaak. Professor Terlaak teaches sustainability at the Wisconsin School of Business. She grew up in Germany and Australia, and ultimately ended up in the United States where she became a professor. In this episode, we cover the importance of nature, what she likes about being a professor, how she goes through life by falling into things and trying them out, and the vital importance of climate and sustainability. 
March 13, 2020
Side Conversations: The Students
David and Lukas ask fellow Badger students about their career outlook while Chase is in New York for an interview.
March 3, 2020
Why not me? with Michael Hernke
On this episode, we interview Professor Michael Hernke. During this conversation, we cover the nature of sustainability in business, making a difference, the spread of ideas, making your mark (both physically and metaphorically), influential potters, intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and the importance of "why not" instead of "why". He then flips the script on us and asks how we've been embodying the values our podcast talks about. Test link
February 25, 2020
Side Conversations: The Why
David and Chase break down the backstory of how the podcast was created while Lukas takes a vacation to Vegas.
February 18, 2020
Think Like an Engineer with Bill Camp
Today on the show we have Bill Camp, a Senior Lecturer at UW - Madison teaching Real Estate Finance and Investment. During our conversation, we get into the philosophy behind major career changes, what life is like as a CFO, and how the chase for money and wealth interplays with the desire to have a happy family. We also cover the weight of authenticity in interviewing, and he really emphasizes the importance of the culture at whatever job his students end up with. 
February 10, 2020
The Importance of Learning Through Experiences with Lauren Lofton
This episode, Lukas, Chase, and David interview Lauren Lofton, a real estate lawyer and lecturer at UW-Madison. Some of the topics they cover are: the the different paths of life; how to deal with the thoughts that other people can have about you; the pressure on students to choose a path; what percentage of success is luck; the future of the education system; generational differences in obtaining information; and the importance of being able to articulate ideas. Season 1 Episode 1
February 4, 2020
Test Episode 2 with Christine Whelan
In order to bring our podcast to life, we ran two test interviews to help us practice and refine our ideas. This is our conversation with Christine Whelan. Christine is a clinical professor in the School of Human Ecology at UW - Madison.
December 6, 2019
Test Episode 1 with Katie Kruegar
In order to bring our podcast to life, we ran two test interviews to help us practice and refine our ideas. This is our conversation with Katie Krueger. Katie teaches "Marketing in the Digital Age" at the Wisconsin School of Business at UW - Madison.
November 21, 2019