How This Works

Talking to 100 people about topics they know incredibly well

About the show

This show is for your inner child of curiosity.

Think of it as a weekly deep dive into a wide variety of subject matters with 100 experts. On the first season, we've had designers, actors, infectious disease experts, recruiters, cannabis experts, chefs, musicians, illustrators, film directors, architects, permaculturists, runners, meditation teachers, linguists, sex educators, sound mastering engineers, and others. Some are old friends, some are people we've just met, but all are human beings in the world who've agreed to have a conversation with us about the things that they know.

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  • Jackie Velasquez-Ross

    22 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 32 secs
    hiring, job search, recruiter, recruiting, remote work

    In this episode, Skipper chats with Jackie Velasquez-Ross about being a recruiter in creative/technology and what to do if you're looking for a new job — or an upgrade one you already have

  • Dr. Peter Chin-Hong

    15 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 56 secs
    covid-19, holiday travel, novel coronavirus, stay-at-home orders, travel, ucsf, vaccine

    In this episode, Skipper chats with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong from UCSF about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19

  • Amy Kim Waschke

    8 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 12 secs
    arts impact, mirror neurons, stage acting

    In this episode, Skipper chats with Amy Kim Waschke about being a theatre actor as well as the larger impact of the arts on our society

  • Jake Kahana

    1 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 30 secs
    creative director, design, designer, distraction, focus, jake kahana, work

    In this episode, Skipper chats with Jake Kahana about focus work and distraction

  • Series trailer

    17 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  2 mins 4 secs

    Introducing How This Works