January 2017

Episode 8: Running in Your Undies | Karen Rabon and Krista Fredrick

Karen Rabon and Krista Fredrick swear they’ve known each other in a past life. Karen’s son was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis and Krista was also born with the disease. On today’s show, they discuss what neurofibromatosis does to the human body and why they’re running in their undies to bring awareness to this disease.

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Episode 7: Your Health is Everything | Krisstina Wise

Krisstina Wise grew up in Arizona, but fell in love with Austin in the mid-90’s, and hasn’t looked back since. Krisstina has built a very successful entrepreneurial career, but it came at a cost, when one day her body simply gave up on her. Desperate for answers, Krisstina went to doctor after doctor, pill after pill, before striking the right answer: Our body heals itself, we just need to give it the right lifestyle tools to succeed. Now, Krisstina incorporates the importance of her health before anything else, and teaches others how to be healthy, and wealthy, so that they never, ever find themselves in such a state of despair and confusion.

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Episode 6: The Entrepreneurial Center of the Southwest | Britt Harris

Britt Harris is the Chief Investment Officer for Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), and has more than 30 years of investment experience under his belt. TRS is among the 25 largest investment funds in the world, which does pose some interesting challenges for Britt and his team. Britt discusses who were his key mentors while navigating through his career, and why some of the most successful people in the world are also prolific readers.

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Episode 5: Keep Austin Weird | Steve Bercu

Steve Bercu is the co-owner of BookPeople, and as a resident of Austin for the last 20+ years, he’s seen some fantastic growth and development. People love Austin because it’s unique, different, and filled with community. As big corporations began to move into Austin, he and others rallied behind the ‘Keep Austin Weird’ battle cry, to bring awareness and support to small business owners in the local Austin community. Little did Steve know, this battle cry would be picked up all over the country!

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Episode 4: Exploring the Austin Film Scene | Tim League

Tim League is the creator of Alamo Drafthouse Theaters, which began right here in Austin. Alamo Drafthouse is expanding across the U.S. as the unique theater, making the theater experience relevant again, and it has also been called the “best theater in the world,” by a lot of people.

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