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The Curiosity Collection, Volume 1


Whether I’m sharing what I’m curious about, reveling in what intrigues other people, or being shaped by inspirational ideas, a recurring theme in every episode of Getting Work To Work is curiosity. Here are twenty episodes of the show (ten interviews and ten monologues) that stoke my curiosity and hopefully will inspire you in new ways. […]

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Celebrating 4 Years of Getting Work To Work!


This week marks the 4th anniversary of my podcast, Getting Work To Work. With over 414 episodes, including 150 interviews and 264 monologues, I’ve met people I would never have met without this show. I’ve also heard amazing stories, found inspiration to adapt and evolve my business, and discovered my voice along the way. Early in […]

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Design Week Portland 2019 Podcast Interviews


Over the past month, Getting Work To Work has been promoting Design Week Portland, “a week-long, all-inclusive festival celebrating the projects and processes as told by a creative community across many disciplines.” As you prepare for the events next week on April 6-13, here are the interviews in one place for you to easily refer back to […]

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100 Episodes and Counting!


It’s hard to believe that Getting Work To Work surpassed 100 episodes this month! On one hand, it feels like the podcast just started. I still have a lot of ideas, I love interviewing guests each week, and the show still has that “new project” feeling (and smell). But on the other hand, the podcast has […]

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The Proudest Moments of 2015


2015 was a difficult year full of heartache, detours, restarts, and doubts. But in the midst of the struggle, I was able to do work that brought value to my clients and enriched my life. Proud Moment #1: Clearing My Backlog of Work A backlog of work can be a wonderful thing. It means I’m in-demand […]

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Celebrating 10 Years


Today marks the official 10th anniversary of Chris Martin Studios. In 2005, I left my day job unsure of what I was going to do. I had a variety of skills in design, web development, and video production, but I didn’t think of starting a business because I always thought that was something I would do […]

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About Chris

Chris Martin is a filmmaker, podcaster, educator, and coach in Vancouver, WA. He loves stories that are filled to the brim with heart, edge, and fearlessness and can’t get enough of people who live their lives daring to build a better world.