The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast

The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast

The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast is a podcast for the oversharer, the uncertain, and those who seek genuine connections. Inspired by the power of abundant and reckless optimism, Benjamin Chipman grapples with the unique challenges of early adulthood in the age of Gen Z. It’s a 2 AM car ride with your best friend, where you're not sure if you just had the world's greatest realization or a mental breakdown. Feeling disconnected? Uninspired? Stuck in one place? Get into it with Benjamin Chipman in The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast aka your shared coming-of-age story.


September 28, 2023 19 mins

With the official return of The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast, Benjamin Chipman returns to talk about living with uncertainty and building the life you want, even when it feels like you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel.

This is an episode for people who feel unsure about their next move, whether in their career or their relationship. It talks about where Benjamin went, why, and what ultimately...

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It's been a minute. Sit back down in The Yellow Room, get cozy, get comfy, and get a coffee because we've entered into the quarter-life crisis. Tune in to the latest installations of TYR with Benjamin Chipman as he navigates life postgrad, the job search, and establishing an identity after college.

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Sitting down with Gianna Prudente, Associate News Editor at LinkedIn and Morehouse graduate, to discuss finding your professional persona as a GenZ, Navigating Burnout, Managing Work-Life Balance, and The Future of Work. 

“When we think about the future of work, GenZ is so important in that conversation… By 2030 we’re making up 25% of the workforce.”

If you are a GenZ entering the workforce, work with GenZers, or ...

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By now, we've all heard the phrase Lucky Girl Syndrome and one of our friends probably told you that they're in their delusional era (it might've even been me). BUT, is this really a sustainable practice for growth? Are our delusions actually contributing to a better version of ourselves? 

By getting to the root of what Lucky Girl Syndrome and Manifestations really accomplish for us, we can take more credit ...

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"If I could go back and give myself advice on the last year… I would have just told myself, don't be so afraid to dip your toe into the water of everything that you love, because you have so much time in your young twenties…"

In this episode, I am joined by Actress, Dancer, and friend, Spencer Ganus. Following her graduation from Duke University Spencer moved back to LA where she grew up to pursue her dream...

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December 6, 2022 13 mins

The first installment of The Yellow Room: A Wantonly Optimistic Podcast. This episode tells the story of how yellow became so important to me. Inspired by an influential figure in my life, this is the narrative of how my perspective became my power and how I learned to harness it.

This one is for the person ready to make a change. To shift their outlook and start living more openly.

This is what undergirds my li...

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This podcast celebrates the reckless belief in the good of the world and the good in others. For no other reason than simply because we can :)

It’s a podcast for the oversharer, the uncertain, and those who seek genuine connections.

It's our shared coming-of-age story. 

So put on your yellow-tinted glasses and come to look at the world a little more optimistically with me and special guests!

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