BW – EP24: Life Lessons As Parenthood Approaches—WallBreakers Co-Founder Matt Weckel

BW – EP24: Life Lessons As Parenthood Approaches—WallBreakers Co-Founder Matt Weckel

Breaking Walls, Interviews
In Episode 24 of Breaking Walls, we sit down with WallBreakers co-founder Matt Weckel about all the places his life has taken him and the things he's learned as parenthood approaches for the first time. It's a great chat between a couple of Brooklyn natives who are long-time friends. Highlights • Was Brooklyn an angry place to grow up living in? If so, Why? • How Matt's parents instilled a progressive culture in his life • What is Siricos and why is it important? • Where Matt's need to leave NYC came from • The many ways in which losing his mom deeply affected Matt • How his creativity began to take off • Why his first year of marriage has been so good • Why he's not afraid of…
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BW – EP22: Changing Careers Midstream—Host of PBS’ A Craftsman’s Legacy Eric Gorges

BW – EP22: Changing Careers Midstream—Host of PBS’ A Craftsman’s Legacy Eric Gorges

Breaking Walls, Interviews
In episode 22 of Breaking Walls we sit down with Metalworker, Entrepreneur, and the host of PBS’ A Craftsman’s Legacy, Eric Gorges, for a conversation about ways and reasons to change careers midstream. Eric once worked in the 9-5 world. After a life altering series of events put his health in jeopardy, he left that world to pursue something that meant more to him and in that, discovered metalworking. He is the owner of Voodoo Choppers in Detroit where he builds custom motorcycles. Eric also hosts PBS’ A Craftsman’s Legacy, which is about to enter its second season. Eric interviews other craftsman in their element, works with them, and viewers and Eric alike learn something new. None of this could have happened if he didn’t take risks along the way.…
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