The Daily Grind Podcast

Welcome to the Daily Grind! Your weekly goal-driven podcast featuring host Kelly Johnson. Established August 2019. Based in Chicago, IL

Q: How did the Daily Grind become created?

A: Kelly realized her story was unique and inspiring. With her outgoing personality and through interviews with colleagues, industry experts, and working professionals across all industries, Kelly thought it would be interesting to share their ‘daily grind’ and what they do and how they achieve their goals by being efficient, productive and best practices in everyday life.

Podcast Episodes

Releasing a new podcast episode every week!

S2 Episode 37: Special Guest Kevin Young | Kevin Young Photography The Daily Grind

Do what it takes on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Kevin Young! Young is a self-taught professional photographer and world traveler. He lives and works in the beautiful PNW, in the community of Ridgefield, Washington. In today's episode, Young shares his story from the beginning, growing up in Iowa, to working in the tennis industry, traveling around the world, and launching Kevin Young Photography. He tells us about a few of his many travel stories including backpacking across Europe and essentials that our Daily Grinders should bring on their own travels. Young also shares with us his impressive multi-day cycling rides, how he prepared for each trek, and amazing trip highlights. Furthermore, he shares his inspiration behind launching Kevin Young Photography and the importance of pursuing something you are passionate about in your ‘daily grind.’ Lastly, Young leaves our Daily Grinders with five key words: Travel, Explore, Experience, Appreciate, and Inspire (illustrating his photography brand story)! S2 Episode 35: 02/23/2021 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Kevin Young Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod  Twitter: @dailygrindpod  Podcast Website: Shop Our Merch: Submit Your FUN FACT Here!  Follow our Host: Twitter: @kellyjlefty  Instagram: @kellyjlefty  Follow our Special Guest: Instagram: @kevinyoungphotos  Website: — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. Support this podcast:
  1. S2 Episode 37: Special Guest Kevin Young | Kevin Young Photography
  2. S2 Episode 36: Special Guest Steve Ecker | Trust The Grind
  3. S2 Episode 35: Special Guest Rashedia Mayhane | Green Chips
  4. S2 Episode 34: Special Guest Sam Citro Alexander | Bitewell
  5. S2 Episode 33: Kevin Rafferty | Raff Caff Coffee

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Our Podcast Team

Kelly Johnson
🎙 Podcast Host
📍From Milwaukee, WI
📚 University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Kansas
🗣 The term “podcast” is a mashup of iPod and broadcast — it was coined by a journalist in 2004.
Aidan Donaldson
🎙 Business Strategy
📍From Toronto, Canada
📚 Durham College
🗣 The national animal of Scotland is a Unicorn!

Ishi Guerrero
🎙 Social Media & Marketing
📍From San Gabriel, California
📚 University of California, Irvine
🗣 Surfing is one of the oldest sports on Earth. Archaeologists recently carvings in Chan Chan, Peru that date back over 5,000 years ago and show people surfing.

Paige Allbright
🎙 Public Relations & Marketing
📍From Lafayette, LA
📚 Western Kentucky University
🗣 Eleanor Roosevelt held press conferences for all-female journalists in the 1930s, all covering issues of special interest and value to women.
Lauren Ricks
🎙 Sports & Events
📍From Queens, NY
📚 SUNY Cortland
🗣 The longest field goal made in pro football is 64 yards.
Mike Finkelstein
🎙 Sports & Events
📍From Los Angeles, CA
📚 University of Arizona
🗣 Since 2016, golf balls are made with 336 dimples on average.