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: Tell us more about the Daily Grind.

A: The Daily Grind is a weekly goal-driven podcast hosted by Midwest native Kelly Johnson, motivating YOU on your ‘daily grind.’ Every episode she sits down with a startup founder, business owner, sports professional, industry expert, or social media influencer giving you everyday tips and key takeaways to reaching your goals. Make every day count and as always, keep up the grind! 

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!

S3 Episode 35: Sid Garza-Hillman| Small Steps | Author | Nutritionist | Entrepreneur The Daily Grind

“Do what you can that makes you happy in doing that” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Sid Garza-Hillman. Garza-Hillman is a writer, nutritionist, podcaster, YouTuber–helps people truly take control of their lives through his unique Small Steps philosophy. His approach is the exact opposite of quick fixes, diets, and exercise DVD’s, focusing rather on long-term, sustainable change, and increased self-esteem and confidence in the process. S3 Episode 35: 01/25/2022 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Sid Garza-Hillman Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod https://www.instagram.com/dailygrindpod/ Twitter: @dailygrindpod https://www.twitter.com/dailygrindpod Podcast Website: http://www.kjfwi.org/the-daily-grind Shop Our Merch: https://kelly-johnson-foundation.square.site Follow Our Special Guest: Website: https://sidgarzahillman.com/ Latest Book, Six Truths: https://www.amazon.com/Six-Truths-these-truths-happy/dp/1644281929/ref=pd_bxgy_img_3/133-0261227-2770232?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1644281929&pd_rd_r=2519e02d-bda1-4223-8ea4-117ae0be5a35&pd_rd_w=mC12s&pd_rd_wg=emfg0&pf_rd_p=fd3ebcd0-c1a2-44cf-aba2-bbf4810b3732&pf_rd_r=WG88RYJJQX6V0A1JEMH7&psc=1&refRID=WG88RYJJQX6V0A1JEMH7 — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dailygrindpod/support
  1. S3 Episode 35: Sid Garza-Hillman| Small Steps | Author | Nutritionist | Entrepreneur
  2. S3 Episode 34: Kristin Lawton | District Brand Bar | Marketing Coach | Entrepreneur
  3. S3 Episode 33: Linda Barutha | Organic Lead Gen Strategist | Entrepreneur
  4. S3 Episode 32: Heather Webster| Health Coach | Educator | Mindful Outdoor Guide
  5. S3 Episode 31: Martin ter Denge | Copywriter | Author | Podcast Host

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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.
Jill Caltagirone
🎙 Social Media Marketing
📍From Little Falls, NJ
📚 William Paterson University
🗣 The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland!

Aidan Donaldson
🎙 Business Strategy
📍From Toronto, Canada
📚 Durham College
🗣 Polar bears have black skin. And actually, their fur isn’t white—it’s see-through, so it appears white as it reflects light.

Brittany Alerding
🎙 Graphic Design
📍From South Bend, IN
📚 IUPUI
🗣 It takes 400 cocoa beans to make one pound of chocolate.
Taylor Yates
🎙 Sports Marketing
📍From Georgia, VT
📚 Endicott College
🗣 It is illegal to look at a moose from an airplane in Alaska.

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