Prologue Profiles

Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Josh, founder of Peace Loves Pops, at the Grove Street Farmers Market.

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"You have to give your all. Always." - Margot

Since she was 4 years old Margot knew she wanted to be a violinist when she grew up.

Margot is now a professional musician, performing full-time as one half of the DJ-violin duo, The Dolls, alongside DJ Mia Moretti, and is set to release her debut solo project this summer.

You'll hear Margot discuss how she made her way in the music worldthe opportunities that come from being open and that the best way to move forward is to do the best you can do:

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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Sam, a brand designer, at the Grove Street Starbucks.

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"Back then I saw that this is where I wanted to be - and it's where I went - and now I'm there." - Becca Feld

During and after college Becca had no idea what she wanted to do for her career.

After working four years at a non-profit she still didn't know what she wanted to do.

That all changed when in May 2013, Becca discovered the tech concept, User Experience Design (UX) and fell in love.

Literally four months later, Becca landed a full-time job in UX as she now works as a Digital Optimization Analyst at the Soho-based agency, Maxymiser.

You'll hear Becca discuss her journey from career frustration to no hesitationthe power of networking, and that maybe the most important meetings you can have are the ones with yourself.

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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Hannah, a Columbia University grad student, at Shari's birthday party. (Hannah on Twitter:

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"I just want to be valuable." - Paul Jarvis

After college Paul (@pjrvs) worked up the ranks at a web design agency and hit a wall - he wanted out. 

Based in Vancouver Island Canada, Paul now works on his own terms with his own web design business and on top of that makes the time to write and self publish books based on what he loves which happen to sell thousands of copies.

At the time of our interview a few months ago Paul had released his 3rd book, Everything I Know about the entrepreneurial life. This June he'll be releasing his latest book, The Good Creative where he shares "the 18 habits of the world's most respected artists."

On this Skype interview you'll hear Paul discuss his path to creating a business he loves - which involved creating one he hated - the power of saying no, and that what lies outside your comfort zone is what you want:

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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Andy, the co-founder of Korilla BBQ, at the DUMBO lot. (More info:

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"Stop waiting for someone else to give you opportunities." - Shamikah Martinez

After college Shamikah (@smart_inez) worked as a video producer but through improv got the performance bug and hasn't looked back. After creating viral videos with her YouTube comedy group Candy Slice Shamikah teamed up with friend of the show Molly Austin to create the comedy duo, Emotistyle.

Shamikah's continued to expand her creative palette and has written her own one act play which she's debuting this month at the Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City and is co-creating a short film with her boyfriend and business partner, Adam Donald (MAD Pictures).

You'll hear Shamikah discuss her path of creative exploration, the power of joint ventures, and that it's less about whether someone will reject you than about how you react when they do:

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Dan takes his mic to the streets and interviews Everyone, a band/Kean University bio majors, on the 33rd St PATH train. (More info:

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