Stories, Success & Stuff

Stories, Success & Stuff

Are you feeling stuck in your career, relationships, or life in general? Join Siarza CEO Kristelle Siarza and adversity alchemist Jace Downey as they explore the bullshit of success and excitement of failure. They'll dive into stories from their own lives to provide a glimmer of hope and a reminder that whatever you're experiencing, you are not alone. Through funny anecdotes and compelling conversations, they'll show you that you have the power to create your own destiny. Tune in and learn how you can explore and shift the paths of life that lead to true fulfillment. This is an inspiring podcast about shifting paths, stumbling to success and creating a life you can fall in love with. So grab a cup of your favorite brew, put on your comfiest clothes, and prepare for untamed stories of success and stuff! Watch episodes at A Siarza Production Hosted by Kristelle Siarza & Jace Downey Executive Producer: Kristelle Siarza Producer: Jace Downey Videographer/Editor: Justin Otsuka


November 29, 2023 23 mins

Join Kristelle and Jace as they traverse personal stories of gratitude and kindness, sharing how these heartfelt experiences have played a crucial role in their success. 

We don't stop at personal stories, though. We also examine the power kindness holds in leadership and its significance in our societal fabric. As we welcome the holiday season, we remind ourselves and our listeners about the profound impact of kindne...

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Join us for Part Dos of our Q&A this week. We're tackling inner conflict, working relationships, overwhelm, giving up and more! You asked. We answered. Catch it all now with Stories, Success & Stuff. 

A Siarza Production
Hosted by Kristelle Siarza Moon & Jace Downey
Executive Producer: Kristelle Siarza Moon
Producer: Jace Downey
Video/Editing: Justin Otsuka

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This episode is a little different – it's all about YOU!  We took a dive into the questions you sent our way, and let's just say, it was a wild ride of insights, laughter, and a few unexpected twists! 

From curious to thought-provoking, your questions covered it all. We shared our perspectives, spilled some behind-the-scenes secrets, and maybe even revealed a surprise or two. 

So, grab your favorite snack, hit play, and joi...

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We've got a huge week coming up and want you to be part of it!

Kristelle and Jace  are opening up the floor for YOUR questions. We welcome you to ask us anything!

Want help with your 2024 business development planning? Looking for guidance with your marketing? Unsure of how much to pay for your new web build? Interested in hearing more about a story we've told? Looking to go deeper on an area we've...

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November 2, 2023 37 mins

Though they may look ridiculous in today's episode, hosts Kristelle Siarza Moon and Jace Downey are brining you a thought-provoking exploration of identity and its profound influence on the pursuit of success. They share their personal experiences and insights, emphasizing the importance of authenticity, curiosity, and the grace of evolution in the journey of self-discovery. The episode challenges listeners to reflect on their...

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October 12, 2023 53 mins

Step into the latest episode of "Stories, Success and Stuff" as hosts Kristelle Siarza Moon and Jace Downey unravel the mysteries of motivation. From cat videos to candid conversations about leadership challenges and personal milestones, this episode unveils the raw, relatable side of staying inspired. 
Uncover the unexpected twists in the pursuit of success and explore why even the most accomplished leaders grapple w...

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October 5, 2023 41 mins

Have you ever imagined grief as an unexpected side effect of success? In this episode of Stories, Success & Stuff, Kristelle Siarza Moon and Jace Downey navigate this seldom-discussed terrain, linking triumph and sorrow in a lively conversation. 

Uncover the transformative nature of grief as we explore how it can unexpectedly drive us towards success as well as join us along the journey. Don't miss out on this pow...

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September 28, 2023 42 mins

Are you tired of the 'if you build it, they will come' myth? It's time to shake things up in your business's marketing game! Join us in this electrifying episode where Kristelle Siarza Moon and Jace Downey roll up their sleeves and dive headfirst into the dynamic world of marketing. No more sitting on the sidelines wondering if your business will attract attention. It's time to take charge and master the ar...

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September 21, 2023 39 mins

Join hosts Kristelle Siarza Moon and Jace Downey in this episode as they uncover the transformative magic of celebrations. From personal to professional milestones, they explore how commemorating achievements can reshape our perspective.

Discover the art of celebrating both big and small victories, and how it keeps the motivation alive on the journey to success. Explore the wellness benefits of taking time to relish your accomplishm...

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September 14, 2023 38 mins

Is your brain, the very core of your being, acting as your ally or your adversary on your path to success? In our latest episode, Kristelle and Jace uncover the astonishing truth that our brains are inherently wired for survival - not success - often throwing unexpected hurdles on our road to achievement.

Discover how these primal instincts can unconsciously hinder your success and what you can do to override them. Learn how the pow...

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Ready to align your relationship with ego for success?  Kristelle and Jace are here to strip back the layers, debunk the myths, and get real about the role ego plays in our professional lives. Join us as we delve into an unfiltered conversation that brings to light the subtle distinction between ego and confidence, and why society often gets it wrong.

As we navigate the entrepreneurial journey, we're confronted with b...

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August 24, 2023 41 mins

Join Kristelle and Jace in this electrifying episode of Stories, Success and Stuff, where community and success collide, and where you'll discover how to unlock your potential through the bonds you build with your community.

In this lively conversation, we're diving deep into the art of building relationships and the game-changing power of a supportive community.  Whether you're chasing career dreams or personal aspir...

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August 17, 2023 46 mins

Competition - is it needed for success? Does it even truly exist? In a time when the entire world is accessible through the click of a button, success may seem harder than ever. In today's episode of Stories, Success & Stuff, we're looking at the role competition plays in business, human development and personal insight.

Through stories of personal experiences, Kristelle Siarza and Jace Downey examine the di...

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August 11, 2023 41 mins

What impact does emotional intelligence have on success? This week, Kristelle and Jace delve into the often overlooked "human side" of professional mastery.  You may not see it on the front page of Forbes, but the road to success is paved with tears.  But fear not, it's not as heavy as it may seem. Tears come in all forms, and together we'll explore another secret weapon of success - the power of crying!  Throug...

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August 2, 2023 38 mins

Have you built failure into your foundation by leaving out this crucial ingredient for success? If so, you're not alone. 

In today's episode, Kristelle and Jace reveal one of the most challenging elements of success to implement - fun. Now wait a minute! Don't skip past this one thinking fun has nothing to do with your professional or personal success. Leaving it out is a guaranteed way to block yourself fro...

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July 28, 2023 42 mins

Success in business is often attributed to a host of factors, from strategic planning and effective marketing to quality products and customer service. But we've found that one factor stands out as the magic ingredient: your squad!

When Siarza was just two people navigating the complex world of business, we knew that our success hinged on us working together. And sure enough, as our team grew, so did our success. The growth and...

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July 19, 2023 39 mins

Imposter syndrome – it's that creeping dread that keeps us questioning ourselves. It's time to shatter those doubts by recognizing your own abilities. In episode 8, Kristelle and Jace share our personal experiences, and more importantly, the strategies we've used to fight off the self-doubt demons. 

From finding mentors to acquiring qualifications, we discuss how these tools can help you boost your self-conf...

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July 14, 2023 40 mins

Ever wondered why some people seem to grow faster and achieve more? Could it be they have some secret weapon? The answer is likely a resounding yes, and that weapon is a mentor. This episode pulls the curtain back on the transformative power of mentorship. Kristelle and Jace unpack how a good mentor can be a guiding light, holding a vision for us when it's clouded by our self-doubt, and offering sound advice with no selfish ga...

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June 29, 2023 26 mins

Does the thought of Monday morning send a shiver down your spine? It's time to banish the Sunday Scaries and embrace Monday motivation. Episode 6 of Stories, Success & Stuff is all about getting the most out of your Mondays and setting yourself up for a great start to the week. In this episode, Kristelle and Jace share their experiences with managing Mondays, the "Sunday Scaries" and creating a routine that works...

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June 22, 2023 49 mins

Have you ever considered the power of relationships and the impact they have had on your success? Join us on today's episode as we share our personal experiences and stories about friendships, romantic partners, and the bonds that have shaped us into who we are today. From the unconditional support of best friends to navigating the challenges of being an entrepreneur in a relationship, we explore the significance of nurturing ...

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