the hive life

The Hive Life Podcast
“ Grit and Whit.. those are two things that are successful in our business”
“Covid this past year, we were at 180% (turnover) in our restaurants.”
“The biggest challenges that we are encountering these days are the affects of the pandemic on people, that self reflection of what’s satisfying, what are you doing with your life… and for your career, and what keeps you engaged.”
This week Natalie and Sarah Chat with Cory Rindskopf, the owner of Bells Box Collective. Bells Box is a mixed use creative space based in Cornelius, North Carolina. Their beautiful pink studio is available for private events as well as community workshops.
Entrepreneur and author Brittney-Nichole Connor-Savarda shares how her childhood, early professional experience, and a significant life event sparked a mission to solve our “People Problems.” Her passion is contagious as she talks about emotional intelligence and her organization, Catalyst 4 Change.
We want you to meet some of the newest members of our podcast team! Natalie, Demetri and Ryan have all joined the Spiracle team within the last year. In this episode they talk about their previous experiences and what they’re most looking forward to!
Jay Offerdahl has spent the last 25 years building a business that helps others reach the next big thing in their lives. He shares his personal struggles, triumphs, and continued reason for optimism as a business owner.
Natalie and Sarah chat with Kathryn Godwin, owner of Studio Cultivate, a local studio that focuses on large-scale installations in the Queen City such as the stunning Umbrella Alley installation that can be seen in Midtown, Charlotte.
Brian Harrison can find a story in anything. Getting his start in video production for the Blue Man Group, he now tells the stories behind Truist bank as their VP, Multimedia Content Marketing Manager.
Andy Siegel took a risk when he stepped beyond the world of sports journalism and into the role of Head of Internal Brand Experience for TIAA. In this episode, he shares how leveraging his existing skillset, while also embracing what he didn’t know, has led him to where he is.
Kristin Dills joined Sarah and Spiracle Associate Producer Natalie Ridley to talk about her journey to becoming a full-time artist who has designed the Dapper Animal line for Pottery Barn Kids and now serves as one of ten Louis Vuitton artisans.
2020 was a difficult year for everyone. In this episode, you’ll hear from everyone at Spiracle Media about the challenges that we faced in a year that was anything but normal.
In this episode, Carson and Sarah sat down with Khaleel and Maleek Loyd of Loyd Visuals. These two brothers, along with third brother Najm, have joined forces with the mission to “make positive changes in the community by telling stories…”
Jeff Wanner is gifted at bringing people together. He talks about the motivation behind that and how welcoming a daughter has changed the game. He also elaborates on his entrepreneurial journey as the founder of PairPEO and why you might see him at a bowling alley near you.

The Hive Life podcast focuses on some of our experiences from the last 20 years while connecting you with subject matter experts within the fields of marketing, entrepreneurship and business. Informative, candid and fun is our preferred style.

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