[BIZ TIPS] Show Your Face Without Fear: Getting on Live Video

You know I’m still all about podcasting, but video is still important, especially for Instagram stories.

That doesn’t mean you have to be doing video trainings or Youtube videos, but you still need to be showing your face. People need to get to know you, AND podcasting isn’t necessarily for everyone, though it can be an even...

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Positive Reinforcement Might Be Doing More Harm Than Good

I don’t agree with everything that Gary Vaynerchuk puts out into the world, but this Instagram post he did really struck a deep chord:

“You’re addicted:

To people telling you you’re pretty.

To people telling you you’re talented.

To teachers telling you you’re a good student.

To opinions.

The reason so many...

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The Need for Closure is An Inside Job

If you’re like most people, you’ve tried to find closure at one point or another in your life. Whether it’s the ending of a relationship, being ghosted, losing a friendship unexpectedly or perhaps a job, we seek closure so that we can try to find ways to move on.

But it’s easier said than done.

Closure has come up a LOT...

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[BIZ TIPS] How an Awkward Introvert Makes Friends Around the Globe

BY POPULAR REQUEST: I’m breaking apart a topic that I’ve been asked about by so many people in recent months and how I seem to make friends fairly rapidly and seemingly everywhere I go in my global travels. I’ve even surprised myself at times, because I fully identify as being not only an introvert (which is not synonymous...

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Impact, Optimism & Chasing the Bright Side with Jess Ekstrom of Headbands of Hope

I have to say, I’ve had incredible guests on this show, but you are in for an absolute treat today!

My (now) friend Jess Ekstrom and I started chatting after connecting on Instagram a while back. She came across my podcast, I loved her mission, and it was a regular Instagram modern-day romance in the DMs. And now I have the chance to...

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Being Underestimated is an Advantage: Use It as Fuel

There will always be people who underestimate you, and that’s a good thing.

One example of this that comes to mind is that I’ve worked almost exclusively in highly male-dominated industries for my entire life. There have been many more times than I can count where I’ve been the *only* woman or one of very few women in the...

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When Things Go Wrong: Lessons From Crying in an Apple Store

I cried in an Apple store the other day.

2 weeks without use of my laptop that refused to turn on, more than a dozen hours logged on the phone with Apple across divisions on 3 different continents, multiple round trip flights between flying to Honolulu from a different Hawaiian Island and then again from Bali to Australia just to have the same...

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[BIZ TIPS] Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Podcasting

There are a few common mistakes I hear happening on various podcasts regularly, and they’re the kinds of things I teach my clients to avoid. And yet….it’s the more subtle stuff that no one else seems to be talking about when it comes to podcasting.

These mistakes are a big enough deal that they can make me shut off an episode...

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The Transformative Power of Breathwork with Sara Silverstein

We’re doing another Bali session today, with a live interview recorded at my villa by the pool and the palm trees. It really is as magical as it sounds, ha!

Today’s guest is one of the first people I spoke with here in Bali, and like so many of my amazing guests, I was immediately taken in by the beautiful energy she puts forth into...

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The Weight of Expectations & Attaching to Outcomes

The weight of expectations can crush relationships, businesses, and self confidence.

This can happen in all kinds of different situations. Business & personal/romantic relationships, that job interview you went to, the vacation you have planned in advance down to the minute, even a night out with friends sometimes.

We make up stories in...

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