Rani Puranik, CFO for Worldwide Oil Field Machine Inc., talks about her passion for singing, dancing and how she feels her creativity gets her in touch with herself. She also talks about how her company encourages their employees to embrace their hobbies, be their authentic selves and why that can be crucial both personally and professionally!
Brian Beckcom, an attorney based out of Houston, Texas, talks about his passion for practicing Jiu-Jitsu, how it has improved his personal and professional life, making connections at the workplace through hobbies, and much more!
Brian Franklin, a shareholder at Weinstein Spira, talks about participating in dog shows, collecting cannons, and running a winery! He also talks about how these interests differentiate him in the office and why it’s so important to have interests outside of the office!
Abhishek Nayak, CEO & Co-Founder of Appsmith, talks about his passion for pottery, how it has helped him improve his skills as a manager, creating an open work culture in a remote environment, and much more!
Troy Pepper shares his story of how he became the NBA PA announcer for the Indiana Pacers, how it has improved his networking skills in his career, the importance of people skills, and much more!
Jade Glab talks about getting into pageantry, winning Miss New Jersey, the discipline needed to compete in pageants, how she applies these skills to her career, and much more!
Matt Banker talks about his passion for conceptual art, what conceptual art is, how it has applied to his career in marketing, and much more!
Shane Sullivan, Senior Accountant at Avant Communications, talks about his passion for watching films and how this passion helps him develop relationships in the office, why it’s important to care about other people’s passions, and much more!
David Bergstein, the Chief Innovation Officer of Bergstein CPA, talks about his hobbies of racquet sports, mainly pickleball, how it has helped him establish relationships both personally and professionally, why it’s so important to be yourself in the workplace, and much more!
Heather Winandy, Client Engagement Manager at RSM US LLP, talks about her passion for exploring, trying new hobbies, bringing your full self into the office, and more!