#13 An unmarked career path with Robbie J Frye
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The unconventional path that led to The Frye Show podcast

In this episode of How to be the Difference, we sat down with Robbie J Frye, a self-proclaimed professional inceptionist and host of The Frye Show podcast. Johanna and Paul talk to Robbie about the lessons he’s learned from his varied work experiences– from car washes and restaurants to studying landscape architecture and excelling as an Apple salesperson.

After moving to Colombia in 2012, Robbie immersed himself in the local creativity and innovation space and eventually launched The Frye Show podcast where he has engaging conversations about creativity, innovation, design, productivity, and success with incredible guests.

Outline of this episode:
[0:28] - Being back in Colombia
[1:45] - Introducing Robbie Frye
[3:45] - A professional inceptionist
[7:46] - An unmarked path to Colombia
[16:00] - Hacking empathy
[17:50] - Working at Apple
[20:22] - Lessons learned at Apple
[21:40] - On good habits
[24:08] - Innovation and creativity
[27:12] - A forced jump versus ignorant jump
[30:20] - Major takeaways from The Frye Show
[34:56] - Startups and corporations
[38:46] - Memorable moments with past guests
[41:15] - Legacy for Robbie’s daughters
[44:15] - What’s next for Robbie and The Frye Show?
[45:35] - Dealing with silences
[54:45] - Choosing to do a podcast in another language

Resources & people mentioned:
Robbie J Frye
The Frye Show
The Corvus Show
Johanna Molina
Paul Lynskey
The Intern Group
Buckminster Fuller
Guibert Englebienne
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