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 17: Avalon Leigh | MERNŌNE Skincare The Daily Grind

“Life is so short in a way, but it’s also long. Wake up, have what you want to get done today, but know it’s just a day so you have to be really patient with yourself,” on the Daily Grind, your weekly goal-driven podcast. This episode features Kelly Johnson and special guest Avalon Leigh. Leigh is the founder of MERNŌNE Skincare, the perfect plant-based brand for the health-conscious woman looking for a skin care line she can trust. She also works as a health coach and has experience in modeling. S3 Episode 17: 09/21/2021 Featuring Kelly Johnson with Special Guest Avalon Leigh Audio Credit Intro: Draw The Line Mastered by Connor Christian Follow Our Podcast: Instagram: @dailygrindpod Twitter: @dailygrindpod  Podcast Website: http://www.kjfwi.org/the-daily-grind Shop Our Merch: https://kelly-johnson-foundation.square.site Follow Our Special Guests: Avalon Leigh Instagram: @avalonleigh MERNŌNE Instagram: @mernoneskincare MERNŌNE Website: https://mernoneskincare.com/ — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dailygrindpod/support
  1. S3 Episode 17: Avalon Leigh | MERNŌNE Skincare
  2. S3 Episode 16: Robert Blackwell Jr. | Killerspin | EKI Digital
  3. S3 Episode 15: Ayanna Shah | Second Serve Tennis Non-Profit
  4. S3 Episode 14: On and Off Field Grind in NCAA College Football | Justin Lamson and Jay Smith
  5. S3 Episode 13: The Grind to Become a College Athlete | Tyler Haskins, Drew Schott, and Zach McKinnell

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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.
Sophia Spera
🎙 Event Marketing
📍From Tampa, FL
📚 University of Tennessee
🗣 The tallest living man is 37-year-old Sultan Kosen, from Turkey, who is 8 feet, 2.8 inches, who set the record in 2009. His growth is also due to a pituitary issue.

Will Steinberg
🎙 Sports Marketing
📍From Philadelphia, PA
📚 Syracuse University
🗣 The human hand is made up of 54 bones which is more than a quarter of the bones in the entire human body.

Kailey Conklin
🎙 Graphic Design
📍From Midland, NC
📚 Gardner-Webb University
🗣 Thanks to 3D printing, NASA can basically “email” tools to astronauts.
Davis Johnson
🎙 Sports Marketing
📍From Gainesville, FL
📚 Northwestern University
🗣 Q is the only letter that doesn’t appear in any US state name.

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