Get your goat: So you want to move to the country and raise goats - A podcast about change

Get your goat: So you want to move to the country and raise goats - A podcast about change

This podcast is about change and life transitions. Guests share their stories of change - how they changed direction, dealt with anxiety and failure, and then finally, achieved success. Check out www.getyourgoat.ca

Episodes

May 12, 2024 27 mins

Have you ever felt the gentle tug of your heart steering you in an unexpected direction? Karla Combres knows that feeling well, and she's here to share her story of leaping from a traditional career in the Canadian Federal Public Service to the deeply fulfilling calling as a legacy guide and life cycle celebrant. Her journey is a testament to the courage it takes to listen to life's whispers and follow your "heart cr...

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Gayathri Shukla, known for her empathy and commitment to diversity, joins us to share her journey from engineer to digital transformation leader in mining. Her story reflects the challenges she faced as an immigrant in male-dominated fields, shaping her into a champion for inclusive workplaces. Gayathri's insights show us how storytelling in leadership isn't just an art—it's a tool for connection and change. Her crea...

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Have you ever met someone whose life radiates the possibility that comes from unwavering positivity and grit? Deb Wiegers, the co-founder of Wiegers Financial and Benefits, embodies just that. Her journey from a small-town girl to a successful entrepreneur is awe-inspiring. In this episode, Deb opens up about her fearless leap into the unknown with a can-do attitude that's contagious. From her early days of figure skating and ...

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Quotes about change: "Wisdom: May it come through me and not from me"

Silvia Martini shares her journey through profound loss and change in her life. She suffered losses that affected her greatly but was able to find new beginnings by staying open and curious. Silvia believes that by staying true to our values, we can overcome difficult times and grow personally. Her way of becoming resilient involves being kind ...

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Have you ever wondered what it's like to climb the ranks in the bustling world of hospitality and emerge a leader in business advocacy? Steve McLellan, the former CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, joins us to share the rich tapestry of his career, from its humble beginnings inspired by a book and a cooking show, to reaching the pinnacle of his profession. His narrative is peppered with the timeless tenets of custome...

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What happens when you leave the safety of a steady job to follow your passion? Monica Kreuger, the tenacious entrepreneur behind Praxis Global Info Brokers and the Praxis School of Entrepreneurship, navigated through this challenging path and has a wealth of stories to share with us. From her transformative journey to flourishing in a community-oriented approach, Monica's tale serves as a testament to the mantra, "Do What...

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Quote about change: "Just go in, figure things out, and get things done."
Ever wondered what it takes to transition from corporate finance to entrepreneurship? Our insightful chat with Karri Howlett is a must-listen for anyone facing career changes or contemplating a leap into entrepreneurship.  Karri Howlett is the owner of Karri Howlett Consulting. She takes us through her remarkable journey of career changes,  the ...

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Quote about change: "Learn to pace. Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you."
Have you ever wondered what it takes to pivot from a successful career in a for-profit sector to lead a non-profit organization? Cara Bahr, the current CEO of YWCA in Saskatoon, did just that and she reveals her motivations, challenges, and accomplishments in this journey. As a certified professional accountant, Cara was deepl...

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Quotes about change: "Never lose hope."

When we consider the resilience and courage it takes to survive in the face of adversity, few stories are as powerful as that of Maryam Masoomi. This extraordinary woman, an Afghan refugee, offers an intimate glimpse into her life before the Taliban's control forced her and her family to flee Afghanistan in 2021. Maryam's compelling narrative takes us through her ...

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Ever reevaluated your life at a milestone age and realized something had to change? Shelley Marenka did just that, and her story is one you don't want to miss. After ending a two-decade-long marriage at the age of 50, Shelley faced a period of grieving before she discovered a newfound passion for physical activities. This was more than just a hobby. It was a form of self-expression that led her on a path of self-discovery and ...

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Get ready for a breathtaking journey that will shatter the mundane and thrust you into an invigorating world of transformation. Meet our inspiring guest, Connie Anne, who will share her riveting saga of self-discovery. From being broke and homeless to finding her purpose, Connie reveals how the book 'The Secret' sparked a radical shift in her mindset, setting her on the path to greatness. 

Have you ever felt the ...

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Quotes about change: "Trust your intuition and get out of 'Supposed to ville.'"

Imagine waking up one day and deciding to abandon everything you know to find your true self. That's precisely what Lisa Rose Lodeski did when she left her successful career as a private art dealer, turning her world upside down. As we chat with Lisa, she walks us through her soul-searching journey that took her from Ha...

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Quotes about change: "I went to the hospital. That is where my transformation began but at the time, it didn't seem like a transformation."

How do we find the strength to keep going when faced with life-altering adversity? Join us as we explore this question with Kelsey Kendall, who shares her incredible journey of resilience and recovery after suffering a stroke in her 30s while battling Multiple Sclerosis...

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Quotes about change: "Use your mind to help yourself heal."

Jennifer Juniper considers herself a writer and a wanderer and is a healing and well-being coach. Jennifer has firsthand experience at what it takes to be healed and to be well.  As a young person, Jennifer was sick – a lot.  She was 15 years old, suffered constant stomach pains and told no one how she was feeling until she was 21 years old when she was ...

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April 24, 2023 35 mins

Quotes on change: "Navigating change is about finding your tribe."

Kim is the owner of Holistic Physiotherapy and Wellness.  As a practicing physiotherapist, Kim saw the gaps in her clients’ treatment.  She was searching for more of a connection with their whole being when treating them and knew she needed to change her approach.  She was going into peoples’ homes, teaching them how to listen to their bodies, and...

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Roberta Bain had a profitable business with her hair salon and fell in love with being an entrepreneur.  She sold her business to go into a joint venture shortly after marrying her husband, a horticulturalist.  Their start-up company of micro-greens was successful and their product was distributed across Canada.  Roberta loved the culture that she was building with her team – a culture that supported a sustainable food product and ...

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Christine Knight is a certified Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapist and IFS practitioner. 

Her change story is about dealing with traumas in life that we often keep hidden until a major life event occurs. For Christine, it was a painful divorce that made her realize that she have to determine the root cause of repeated behaviours that caused her ongoing problems.

Her awareness that she had a problem led her to take a “scenic ro...

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Laurie has experienced more change than many of us could ever imagine. She left a senior position at Cameco to accept a job at UEX as their Vice President of Corporate Relations. 

During the beginning stages of working at her new job, tragedy struck.  Her son, Evan Thomas, lost his life in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in 2018. An unbearable loss for Laurie, her husband, and their daughter.  

After the crash, she was let go from  he...

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Quotes about change: "Don't put a lid on your emotions."

Tracey was influenced at an early age by her Mom. Her father had health problems, and her Mom had to  run the farm.  At eight years old, she saw her Mom asking for money because nothing at the bank or on the farm was in her name. This had a profound impact on Tracey.

At a young age, Tracey became her Mom’s partner and  they managed the farm together. She lef...

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Quotes about change: "Give yourself permission to be human."
Shannan Corey had a demanding job with long hours, big decisions, and huge responsibility as well as a young family to take care of.  She was noticed changes in her health because she wasn’t taking care of herself but kept going. Her health deteriorated to the point where she was in and out of the hospital dealing with serious allergic reactions.  

She made t...

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