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Episode 77: Taking Risks

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Episode 77: Taking Risks

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Wednesdays at 1:00PM EST The theme song for After the Jump is "Bell" by Screaming Females Design blogger Grace Bonney of Design\*Sponge takes her love art and design from the web to radio. Through a series of interviews with designers, store owners and up-and-coming members of the creative community, Grace will delve deeper into the world of independent artists. From exploring the day-to-day lives of contemporary makers to discussing the challenges they face, After the Jump will take the conversation off the screen and into real life. Design\*Sponge founder Grace Bonney has a unique angle on the industry, having worked as a contributing editor at Domino, House & Garden and Craft magazines, and as a freelancer with top publications like New York Home, Food and Wine, In Style, Better Homes and Gardens, New York Magazine, CITY Magazine, Time Out New York Kids, Archinect, The New York Post, Everyday with Rachael Ray and others. In addition, she wrote a weekly design column for the Philadelphia Inquirer for two years and has worked as Style Editor of HGTV’s Ideas Magazine. She is also the author of "Design Sponge at Home." Heritage Radio Network. All Rights Reserved.

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Risk is incredibly important. It helps you set yourself apart from the pack and teaches you valuable business and personal lessons, but people are reluctant to talk about risk publicly. Today on After the Jump, Grace Bonney is joined by two business owners who talk freely about the risks they took in both of their endeavors. Hear from Gaby Dalkin, founder of What’s Gaby Cooking, and Crista Freeman of Phin & Phebes Ice Cream. From PR companies to off-beat cookbooks, find out what decisions both women made to turn into the successful entrepreneurs they are today. This program was sponsored by Of a Kind. “The difference between reckless and risk is planning.” [07:00] –Grace Bonney on After the Jump “Some of the biggest risks I’ve taken have resulted in really awesome things. If I feel strongly about something I’m just going to do it.” [09:00] –Gaby Dalkin on After the Jump “There’s only so much you can project in spreadsheets and analysis. It always comes back to my gut. As an entrepreneurs you always learn how to hone in on that.” [10:00] –Crista Freeman on After the Jump

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