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Let's be honest; it's been a while since I recorded a new episode, and I've missed it. Life has been busy, and while the first break I took last year was unintentional, I need to extend it into this year intentionally. Listen if you don't know what steps to take when you're overwhelmed or "life" has just happened to you and you're figuring it out.
Establishing your career is not a small gesture. It takes education, experience, oomph, and persistence. In this episode, I give you more than a glimpse into the signs or things you may experience that communicate you’re ready for a career change. That change can mean different things to various people but this is at least a starting point.
Building your career, making pivots, and growing can be stressful, challenging, and feel impossible. Here are the things I wish I knew + my advice for those in College, who are postgrad or getting ready for a career change. If this is your first time listening, go back to the side hustle story episode to get some context on this episode.
We are just a week into April! March was nuts and I'm ready for a Spring refresh. Let's chat and I'll give you into this month's theme and topics.
With the pandemic shifting the future of work, I thought what better topic to cover than “hustle culture”. My “hustle” started to shift about 3 years ago before the pandemic started. My new definition has only narrowed in focus and my why is stronger. Let’s discuss its impact, what to look out for, and how to manage.
Discovering and embracing stillness is a practice that doesn’t change overnight. It takes consistency, drive, and discipline just like anything else. I have experienced the positive impact it can have on your life and also the anxiousness that comes with it. Let’s chat!
Social comparison bias is the tendency to have feelings of dislike and competitiveness with someone seen as physically or mentally better than oneself. In some cases, comparison can be neutral, normal, and healthy when you admire someone you’d like to be more similar to. It can drive us to achieve more and to improve. But, that can quickly change when feelings of envy appear. Check out this weeks episode to learn more!
Motivation is the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Our motivation or lack thereof can impact various areas of life one of those being execution. I chose to dive into this topic so that you can diagnose the signs and symptoms before it gets to this point. The earlier you can do that, the quicker the bounce back or pivot can occur.
A personal planning system is truly the foundation for improving your productivity, decreasing your overwhelm, proper time management, and most importantly knowing where to invest your time and energy. In this week's episode, I talk about one of my favorite tools within my system - physical planners! ...
Whether you set New Year's resolutions or you're a traditional goal setter. Planning in 90-day sprints helps you to get laser-focused during execution. In this week's episode, I share insight into this planning process through the pros, cons, and how to get started if it sounds like a good fit for you.
You've learned what it means to be strategic and intentional now it's time to do the work to be intentional in your every day. This week's episode dives into the use, purpose, pro's and cons of vision boards - a very popular planning tool. I help you to understand what you should be doing instead and where this falls within your planning process.
Limiting beliefs are present in all of us. Let's give you a few tools and resources to help you challenge and reframe your limiting beliefs this year.
I don't know about you but intentional self-preservation is something I will be prioritizing this year. While it's said to be an innate muscle for humans, I can tell you that in today's society, self-care can fall to the back seat and make people feel guilty. That all ends now . . . Well, at least I'm going to work towards that. In this week's episode, I'll share my biggest lesson about self-care that...
Everyone reacts and experiences change differently and while it can be hard it can be good. We've experienced a lot of unknown/unplanned change in the last almost two years and being in the pandemic. You've made it on the other side and yet we've still gone a ways to go. Check out this episode to learn more about the types of change and how you respond to them
If you've ever felt like there wasn't a blueprint for things you wanted to do in life; I'm providing a little bit of that in this week's episode that gives a glimpse into intentional living by area of life. We consume a lot of content and sometimes it's hard to apply it to ourselves without concrete examples. In this week's episode, I wanted to take 3 important areas of life and share how you can be mo...
This week's episode starts the season off with understanding 4 of the most important components to living an intentional life. This episode and those to come to share a little about what you need to know, do, and execute to be more intentional in 2022.
We're back from a must-needed break ahead of the holiday season! Super excited as always to dive into this next podcast season! Take a listen to hear what I've been up to and what you can expect in season 2.
This week’s episode is just a little bittersweet. When I started this podcast I didn’t totally consider when I wanted season 1 to end and season 2 to begin. My biggest focus to be honest was just starting. I didn’t want perfectionism, anxiety, or procrastination to get in the way of bringing this to life. As we land on 30 episodes, end quarter 3, and get closer to a brand new year, I thought what better time than now to take a brea...
Sometimes the answer to our struggles isn’t another system, framework, or hack. While I am all for strategy and tips - as you all have noticed - I also believe that it’s important to recognize there may be other root causes at play that we need to audit and fix. This week’s episode dives into how to recognize if anxiety is impacting your productivity through procrastination vs. being stressed. I share resources that will hopefully ...
Ahead of making the jump to go full-time in Entrepreneurship, you should have systems in place to help you manage your operations. In my experience, companies scale fast and their operations, procedures, and processes do not fit. In this week’s episode, I am going to share some of my favorites must-have resources to help you combat decision fatigue and to know high-level information about a few good systems that I love.
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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