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0297 [PROFESSIONAL] It's Lonely at the Top Aug 06, 2021


Being an entrepreneur or a leader of a team can be so rewarding. It's creative, it's strategic, it's impactful. But....it's also LONELY at times.

Making decisions, dealing with challenges, and heck, even celebrating wins are all inherently collaborative or social activities. But, when we're the...

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0296 [LIFE] Psychological Strength During a Crisis Aug 04, 2021


It's easy to practice gratitude when life is good. It's easy to feel strong when you're not being tested. However, the real value of psychological strength reveals itself during a crisis. In this episode, I'll share a crisis situation I recently went through and will articulate a handful of...

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0294 [PROFESSIONAL] 5 Ways to SPARK Creativity Jul 30, 2021


I hear from people ALL THE TIME who say they aren't creative. They struggle with participating in brainstorming sessions and feel like their ideas are somehow lacking compared to others.

The thing is, creativity is a SUPER POWER in our professional lives. The ability to put ideas together in a...

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0293 [LIFE] Coming Out with Psychological Strength Jul 27, 2021


This week on the podcast, we're having a very intimate, open conversation about the process of coming out with none other than the incredible Megs Pulvermacher. Megs is a nationally certified School Psychologist, host of the hit podcast Out, What Now?, and the founder of the Queer Impact...

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0291 [PROFESSIONAL] I'm Not Passionate About My Job Jul 23, 2021


In the U.S., we put an incredible amount of pressure on ourselves to be passionate about our jobs. When we feel a lack in creativity, expression, and impact, we immediately turn to our jobs as the one and only source that should be filling up those cups.

But, what if there was another way to...

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0290 [LIFE] Understand Yourself and Deepen Your Relationships Jul 21, 2021


How often do you find yourself feeling reactive to the circumstances life hands you? Human beings are naturally reactive, and many times, that reactivity can actually be helpful. But, many times, our minds are tricked into reactivity in situations that don't actually call for it.

This week,...

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The Self-Care Pyramid: The Components Most People Miss Jul 21, 2021


Self-care is more than bubble baths and manicures, but unfortunately, most self-care content we see out there is missing important components. Arguably, they’re missing THE MOST IMPORTANT components.  

Today on the podcast, we’re diving into something we call The Self-Care...

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0288 [PROFESSIONAL] Structure Creates Flexibility Jul 16, 2021


If there are 2 things I hear most often from people it's this: How do you get so much done? Why are you so RIGID about the systems and structure you use?

What people don't realize is this: Structure is what allows for flexibility and efficiency in my week. I get so much done BECAUSE I use...

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0287 [LIFE] How to help your kids THRIVE with Dr. Michele Borba Jul 14, 2021


There hasn't been a day that's gone by during the pandemic when I haven't heard a parent question the impact the pandemic has had on their kids. What's at the heart of that concern is the desire to raise kids who are resilient. Kids who can stand up to life's challenges, pandemic or otherwise.

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0285 [PROFESSIONAL] Your Calendar, by Design Jul 09, 2021


Question for you - how's your calendar looking these days? Are you feeling aligned, spacious, intentional? Or, does it look like total time confetti? If you're feeling overwhelmed or consumed by the hustle and bustle and reactivity of your calendar, this episode is for you.

Today, we're taking...

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0284 [LIFE] How to Heal Emotional Trauma with Cedric Bertelli Jul 07, 2021


How many times have you experienced a strong, negative emotion and acted in a way that you later regret? How many times have you experienced intense fear, anger, or anxiety, seemingly out of the blue? These experiences are what's called disruptive emotional patterns, and they can be changed.

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Peak Mind Pro: What to Do When You Burn Out at Work Jul 06, 2021

A recent report by Medscape shows the staggering statistics of physician burnout in the United States. While it's easy to point to the pandemic as the root cause, 79% of the physicians surveyed in this study report that their burnout began before the pandemic.

Research...

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