Are you thirsty for more joy in your everyday? Do you want to get paid to do what you love? Do you want to figure out your greatest passion, your purpose, and how to turn that into a profitable, thriving full-time career? Each week, host Cathy Heller has honest conversations with successful creative entrepreneurs about the hands-on, practical steps to make a living doing what lights you up, and build a life that you can’t wait to wake up to every single day. You’ve got so much to contribute and Cathy is here to help you do it. Follow Cathy @cathy.heller on Instagram for daily sparks of inspiration. Subscribe to Don’t Keep Your Day Job and share the show with someone who needs to hear it. We’re on a mission to make this a brighter, happier, and more fulfilled place – and you can help us make this possible.
Here's the Latest Episode from Don’t Keep Your Day Job:
How can you go with your gut and let it guide you towards your purpose? Robyn Youkilis, health coach, author, entrepreneur, and founder of Your Healthiest You has built her career by trusting her intuition and taking the next little right step. She shares how you can make space to do what supports you, show up for yourself and your community, let go of the should have's, and find joy in the process of discovering where you're meant to serve.- Get more of Robyn at https://robynyoukilis.com & Instagram @robynyoukilis - Sign up for updates on the Cathy Coaching Club! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/cathy-coaching-updates - Preorder Cathy's book dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Free “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” guide at NetSuite.com/dreamjob - Boost your FICO score instantly for free Experian.com/dreamjob
How can you give yourself permission to embrace your imperfections? Cathy shares her advice on how to let go of your need for perfect through the fail forward formula, how to build an empathy empire, and why being vulnerable about your insecurities could be your most viral content.-Sign up to stay in the loop about the Cathy Coaching Club! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/cathy-coaching-updates -Preorder Cathy's book dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
How does a blank page transform into the musical masterpiece, Dear Evan Hansen? Steven Levenson, Tony Award-winning playwright and TV writer shares how to overcome the need for perfection, keep yourself accountable, and love the process of making your messy first draft.-Download the free Business Building Checklist! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/business-building-checklist -Preorder Cathy's book dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book-Thanks Postmates! Download the app and use code dreamjob for $100 free delivery credit -Thanks Prose! Prose.com/dreamjob for a Free consultation
How can you make a profit from a passion that seems to consume your time and resources? Cathy chats with a listener Emma, who specializes in making amazing artistic scenes in little boxes, and she fears that it's not a sustainable business. In this coaching session you'll learn how to find the right customers and clients who will pay for your offering, how to incorporate your story to connect with your audience, and how to rise up from your mind's own resistance. - Apply for the next Glow Retreat and get the step by step process to turn your passion into a career! glowbizretreat.com - Preorder Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Follow Emma on Instagram @worldwithinabox!
How can your words be more authentically you, feel less salesy, and resonate deeply with your audience? Laura Belgray, copy expert, founder of Talking Shrimp, and co-creator of the Copy Cure course with Marie Forleo is back to reveal more secrets and strategies about writing copy that pops. She shares how to create compelling emails and headlines, how to let your personality shine in your story, and how your words can cure the pains and fulfill the desires of your tribe. - Join the Copy Cure with Laura & Marie Forleo! https://thecopycure.com - How can we support you? Fill out our survey http://bit.ly/2V30jdN - Download the free cheat sheet from this episode https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/laura-belgray-returns - Thank you Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 Free months
How do you recognize the biggest fears that hold you back from dreaming big and taking action? Ruth Soukup, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and podcaster joins us again to share the insights and advice from her newest book, Do It Scared. She shines a light on the 7 fear archetypes, the principles of courage that will transform your fear-based beliefs, and the beauty that evolves from doing something badly and doing it scared.- Preorder Ruth's book! doitscared.com - Preorder Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Apply to the Platinum Mastermind! http://bit.ly/2UTZ2G6
How did sharing a moment of brokenness lead to a massive audience? Morgan Harper Nichols, writer, artist, and musician never thought her work was different or important enough to be shared. But one decision to be vulnerable and expose her shattered feelings out into the world completely changed her life. She explains how to practice radical empathy for the people who need your gifts, how to identify the uniqueness in your voice, how to create different streams of income as a multi-hyphenate, and how to give yourself the grace to stop and breathe in a season of overwhelm. - Preorder Cathy's book before May 1st to get all the awesome bonuses! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Grab the free cheat sheet from this episode https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/morgan-harper-nichols - Read Darrah Brustein's Forbes article featuring our podcast! http://bit.ly/2UIjaeh
We've all experienced moments when we felt invisible, like we could disappear and no one would even notice. But you always matter. You are so needed. Cathy shares a story from her past that explains why this message is so important to her. Then we dive into a coaching call about how to get over the fear of making the wrong step, and how to tell your story in a way that expands your business.- Preorder Cathy's book before May 1st so you can get all the bonuses! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
What inner superpowers will you unlock when you step into your alter ego? Todd Herman, bestselling author of The Alter Ego Effect has spent decades coaching athletes, entrepreneurs, and celebrities tap into the best version of themselves and become unstoppable in their dreams. He shares how you can untether yourself from your limiting paradigms, use your creative imagination to activate your alter ego, and honor all the characters already within you, just waiting to be unleashed.- Preorder Cathy's book & grab all the bonus goodies! https://www.dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Download the free cheat sheet for this episode https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/todd-herman - Thanks Netsuite! NetSuite.com/dreamjob to grab your Free guide - Thank you Experian! Experian.com/dreamjob to boost your FICO score for free - Thanks Lola! mylola.com and enter dreamjob for 40% off subscriptions
How can having the courage to share your story become your superpower? Cathy shares another moving conversation with a listener Olivia, an actress, standup comedian, and performer who isn't sure which direction to take. They get deep into how to get clarity when you're exploring multiple interests, how to build a financially sustainable business by telling your story, and how to use the power of radical vulnerability to create an impact. - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
How does your pain transform into purpose? Mark Manson, best-selling author and blogger has helped millions around the world get clear on their values instead of chasing their illusionary goals. He reveals how to use your mind’s negative bias to your advantage, how to fail your way into success, and how your sacrifices build meaning in your life. - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Download the free cheat sheet for this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/mark-manson - Thanks Simple Health! simplehealth.com/dreamjob or enter code dreamjob for your free prescription - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 free months
How will your life be impacted in the next 5, 10, or 20 years if you refuse to let go of your limiting beliefs? In this episode, Cathy gets deep with a listener who feels discouraged from the slow growth of her podcast audience. This coaching call digs into the origin of our limiting beliefs are rooted, what questions you need to answer to find your tribe, and how to free yourself from shame.- Join a meetup group! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meetup-group - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
How can you create a life with no regrets? Emma Elizabeth Bates, floral designer at Steelcut Flower Co. was stuck at an architecture firm, worrying that life was passing her by and she would never have the chance to add beauty to the world. She shares how she heeded the signs of her wakeup call, why you don’t always have to start from scratch, how to make the transition from your day job when not everyone supports your vision, and how to keep stepping forward through the fear.- Download the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/emma-bates - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Thanks Robin Hood! dreamjob.robinhood.com - Thank you BioClarity! BioClarity.com and code dreamjob
How can you have more self-esteem and belief in your worth? This episode features Cathy's coaching call with a listener Jamie, who is an opera singer struggling to find the confidence to declare her value. It's an eye-opening conversation about how to expand your passion into alternate routes towards business, how to identify what lights you up the most, and how to stop tolerating a life that's less than what you deserve.- Pre-order Cathy's book! https://www.dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
What are some essential steps you should take to elevate your ideas and your business? Cathy shares a few audience questions from the epic Dreamtopia Workshop, plus some of this show's most memorable nuggets of wisdom and stories. Soak up these pieces of advice on how to rewire your money mindset, how to provide more value through your content, and what opportunities await when you take the initiative to open the door.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Thanks Postmates! Download the app, use code dreamjob for $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days - Thank you Prose! Prose.com/dreamjob for your Free consultation. - Thanks ShipStation! ShipStation.com, code dreamjob for a free trial - Thank you Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 free months
How did a couple in a struggling marriage gather a massive podcast audience just by being honest? Danielle Silverstein, co-host of the Marriage and Martinis Podcast couldn't find the show that would help her relationship, so she and her husband Adam created it themselves - but only on the condition that they would be completely raw and real. She shares how in 9 months they built a tribe of over 100,000 Instagram followers, how to find the courage to be messy, and how exposing the imperfections of her life have created an impact that will only continue to grow.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
How did one man’s values and principles transform Starbucks into the coffee legacy that it is today? Howard Schultz, former CEO & Chairman of Starbucks set his dreams on creating that “third place,” a place where people felt connected and loved in a community outside of home and work. He shares how he was inspired to reinvent the Starbucks culture, how to build a solid foundation for your business, who you should surround yourself with, and what it means to lead with humility and humanity.- Download the free cheat sheet from this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/howard-schultz - Preorder Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Apply to Cathy's 2-day program at her house! http://bit.ly/2Tjiuvb- Thanks ModCloth! Modcloth.com and code dreamjob - Thanks NetSuite! Netsuite.com/dreamjob - Thanks Legacybox! Legacybox.com/dreamjob
What is the essential thing we are all seeking as human beings? How can your contribution fulfill that need? Cathy shares your wins and her wisdom on how to cultivate endurance, courage, and empathy so you can actively make your contribution to the people who need your gifts the most.- Sign up for details on Cathy's retreat! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/retreat-with-cathy/ - Thanks Buffy! Buffy.co, code dreamjob
How do you rise above your growth points and your fear, and show up for yourself every day? Sarah Blondin had no intention of helping people heal their souls, but her daily practice of journaling catapulted her Live Awake podcast, a sensational self guided meditation. She shares how to take responsibility for your healing in times of pain, how to trust in your intuition, why your authentic material is the key to universal truth, and what brilliant things can happen when you vote for your soul.- Download the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/sarah-blondin - Preorder Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Thanks Kopari! Koparibeauty.com/dreamjob - Thank you Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 - Thanks Third Love! Thirdlove.com/dreamjob - Thanks Hello Monday! Listen at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hello-monday/id1121084031?mt=2
How did a flower business take off after hearing no, no, and more no's? John Tabis, CEO and Co-founder of The Bouqs Company is no stranger to rejection, and it's only helped him grow the brand even more. He shares why a failed Shark Tank appearance made Bouqs thrive, how to validate your side hustle, how to organically grow your network, and how to believe in the impossible. -Preorder Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book
How did a singer-songwriter raise over $1 million just by asking for help? Amanda Palmer isn’t just a musician, performer, artist, and author - she’s also the master of crowdfunding and connecting with her community. She explains how your art can make people feel less alone, what success and DIY really mean, and what key ingredient you need first to start cultivating relationships with the people who need your gifts the most.- Download the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/amanda-palmer - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Enter the giveaway! http://bit.ly/2XQfZnm - Thanks Cora! cora.life/dreamjob for a one month free trial - Thanks Bioclarity! BioClarity.com, code dreamjob for 40% off skincare routines & 15% off site - Thanks Robin Hood! Get a free stock dreamjob.robinhood.com
How do you get grounded in your offering and get clarity on who you truly want to serve? Heidi Stevens, the soulful business coach has devoted her life to help creative entrepreneurs heal from their own negativity and expand their careers as their own boss. She answers your questions on how to lean into the work you're meant to contribute, how being resourceful can give you more time, how to pick a passion, and how to start connecting with the people who need your gifts.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Join us at Dreamtopia! 50% off tickets at dreamtopiaworkshop.com and coupon LASTCALL - Join a DKYDJ Meetup Group! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meetup-group- Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for your free trial - Listen to Hello Monday from LinkedIn https://apple.co/2UBDWw7
How can your story turn your hobby into a multi-million dollar business? Cynthia Jamin, founder of the extraordinary children's dress brand TwirlyGirl struggled with a dark and painful past. But rather than burying it down, she brought her truth into the light and her impact has only soared from there. She shares how to welcome in your shame with with compassion, how to take control of the life you want, and how to switch your focus from selling to creating beautiful, memorable experiences that every person deserves.- Download the free cheat sheet for this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/cynthia-jamin - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Then get 50% off your coaching sessions with Cathy! cathycoaching.com and code BOOK - Come to Dreamtopia for 50% off your ticket! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code LASTCALL- Thanks Headspace! Headspace.com/dreamjob for a free month trial. - Thanks Molekule! Molekule.com and code dreamjob for $75 off your first order - Thanks Daily Harvest! Daily-harvest.com and code dreamjob to get three cups FREE in your first box!
What does it mean to play big? Tara Mohr, author and creator of the Playing Big leadership program has made it her mission to help you step into the version of your more empowered, wiser self. She explains how to speak in a way that communicates your confidence, how to recognize your current calling, how to make a leap, and what tools you need to let it be easy.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Then get 50% off your coaching sessions with Cathy! cathycoaching.com and code BOOK - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meetup-group - Come to Dreamtopia for 50% off your ticket! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code LASTCALL
How do you create a movement by defining your own rules? Miki Agrawal, best-selling author and founder of revolutionary brands like Thinx and Tushy has risen as an entrepreneur by challenging society's standards and breaking the limiting preconceptions we believe to be true. She shares the 3 questions to identify whether your business idea has potential, the 3 essentials of a thriving brand, and how to unleash your authentic self and start participating in your own life.- Download the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/miki-agrawal - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Come to Dreamtopia for 50% off your ticket! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code LASTCALL - Join Cathy Coaching! Use code BOOK for 50% off at cathycoaching.com- Thank you Buffy! Buffy.co/dreamjob for $20 off your comforter - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for your Free trial - Thanks Legacy Box! Legacybox.com/dreamjob for 40% off
How did a successful Wall Street career girl find the courage to leave a stable job and pursue a Broadway dream? Jessica Vosk took her panic attacks as a sign that she wasn't where she could serve the most, so she took the leap to become a Broadway performer and musical extraordinaire. However, the journey was far from easy. She shares the work it took to become Elphaba in Wicked, how to live without regret, and how accepting and sharing your transparent self is the most empowering act you can do for others.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Then get 50% off your coaching sessions with Cathy! cathycoaching.com and code BOOK - Also get a super discounted $25 Dreamtopia Workshop ticket! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code BOOK - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meetup-group - Listen to One Plus One on Apple Podcasts, Pandora, or wherever you get your podcasts.
How do you let fear guide you towards the person you really are? Meera Lee Patel, best-selling author and artist used her fear as a sign to take her 7-year freelance side hustle into a full-time career. She sheds a light on how to stop avoiding the things that scare you, how to find love and joy in your biggest imperfections, and how to recognize the strengths that have blossomed from your “failures.”- Download the free cheat sheet from this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meera-lee-patel - Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Then grab your $25 ticket to our Dreamtopia Workshop! Dreamtopiaworkshop.com and use code BOOK - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-group/ - Thanks Cora! Cora.life/dreamjob for one month free trial - Thank you Third Love! Thirdlove.com/dreamjob for 15% off
Instead of happiness, what should we really strive towards? Emily Esfahani Smith, writer, author and TEDTalk speaker has spent years researching the power of a meaningful life. She explains how to infuse the four pillars of meaning into your everyday existence, how to change your story, and why you don't need to have purpose in your work in order to be fulfilled and make your contribution.- Pre-order Cathy's book! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book - Grab a $25 ticket to Dreamtopia Workshop with code BOOK at dreamtopiaworkshop.com - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/meetup-group
How can you sit with your feelings and let them fuel your creativity? Dani DiPirro, author, blogger, illustrator, and creator of Positively Present was in a dark place when she realized that happiness was not going to be her solution - but instead, having a little more awareness and positivity. She shares how you can transform your negative thoughts, what makes you stand out the most, how to lose the shame around whatever you’re feeling, and why sharing your emotions through art is one of the healthiest escapes you can take. - Download the free cheat sheet for this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/dani-dipirro - Buy your $150 ticket to Dreamtopia Workshop! Use code VALENTINE at dreamtopiaworkshop.com - Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Pre-order the book Don't Keep Your Day Job! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/book- Thanks Kopari! Koparibeauty.com/dreamjob to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe - Thanks BioClarity! Bioclarity.com and code dreamjob for 40% off skincare routines & an additional 15% off EVERYTHING on their website - Thanks Robinhood Get a FREE stock at dreamjob.robinhood.com
How does raising your self worth affect your time and money struggles? Kate Northrup, entrepreneur and best-selling author grew up believing that her productivity was equal to her worth. But now she helps people around the world realize that we're all made of stardust, and we can achieve more by actually doing less. She shares how you can get clear on where to direct your time and energy, how to manage the mom guilt, and how to open up to financial abundance by dropping the drama and loving yourself first.- Get your $150 ticket to Dreamtopia Workshop with code VALENTINE at dreamtopiaworkshop.com - Join a meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups- Thanks Headspace! Headspace.com/dreamjob for a free month trial
What does it take to build your own successful freelance career? Joy Cho, designer, blogger, author, creator, and founder of Oh Joy! has navigated the seas of freelancing before her business took off. She explains how to pitch yourself to brands for collaborations, what you need to know about healthcare as a self-employed creative, and how to turn the constant social media comparisons into inspiration.- Download this week's cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/joy-cho - Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Last chance for $99 tickets to Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code FLASHSALE- Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 months for Free - Thanks LegacyBox! Legacybox.com/dreamjob for 40% off your order - Thanks Daily Harvest! daily-harvest.com and code Dreamjob for three Free Daily Harvest cups
How did coffee resurrect confidence and courage in a failed entrepreneur? Zanetta Kok, founder of Kitty Town Coffee was feeling lost in a sweet corporate job, a side hustle that had no sales, and a yearning to find fulfillment in her work. She shares how her generosity led to a viral moment, how to trust yourself amongst the doubters, and how raw vulnerability transformed a mob into a supportive community.- Support Zanetta & your coffee fix at KittyTownCoffee.com! Use code Cathy15 for 15% off - Come to our Dreamtopia Workshop for just $99! Use code FLASHSALE at dreamtopiaworkshop.com (code expires January 31 at midnight!) - Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups
What would happen if you stopped being so serious and let it be easy? How do you stop walking the path of resistance and find the road to success? Susie Moore, life coach, author, and columnist was stuck in a corporate job when she started her side hustle, coaching clients without even having any certification. Just 18 months later, she had a thriving, full-time business. She shares how your content can be published for a massive audience, why rejection is just an illusion, and how to start devoting your attention to your intention.- Get the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/susie-moore - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Come to our Dreamtopia Workshop in Los Angeles! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and use code MEETUPGROUP for a special Buy One, Get One Free deal!- Thank you Buffy! Buffy.co and code DREAMJOB for $20 off - Thanks Slack! slack.com
How do you create a jewelry line that gets featured in the world of fashion? Marcela Ponce, designer and co-founder of Demarson debuted her own jewelry collection without a full, perfectly thought out plan. But within just a few months, she gathered the attention of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Modi Operandi, and a major celebrity in the fashion and design industry. She shares how she's empowering people through her pieces, how to stand by your prices, and what opportunities appear when you have the courage to be imperfect and just start.- Join a meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Come to our Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and use code MEETUPGROUP for a BOGO deal - Thanks ThirdLove! ThirdLove.com/dreamjob for 15% your purchase
When you discover a passion that can save your life, how do you dive in head first without any background knowledge whatsoever? Suze Schwartz, founder and CEO of Unplug Meditation was by no means an expert of meditation when she had the idea to open a meditation studio. But knowing that this is what she’s meant to do gave her the gumption to curate a community of meditation and mindfulness teachers that has now transformed people all over the world. She shares how meditation can change your approach to stress, how to listen to your customers, and how to let your thoughts dance with the moments of being present.- Download the cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/suze-schwartz - Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! https://www.dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Send us your success story! firstname.lastname@example.org - Make 2019 epic at our Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com- Thanks Skillshare! Get 2 months of unlimited access for FREE! Skillshare.com/DreamJob2
How did a vegan blogger gather the courage to hit publish, and then make over a year's worth of income? Tomi Makanjuola, chef, cookbook author, and blogger at the Vegan Nigerian had been blogging and opening pop-up restaurants as a side project, but her limited mindset kept letting her procrastinate on her dreams. She explains how the podcast helped evaporate her fear and self-doubt, how she made over $80,000 from her e-book in just 3 months, and how she gave herself permission to recognize her self-worth and step into the flow.- Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Make a breakthrough at our Dreamtopia Workshop in LA! dreamtopiaworkshop.com
How can you let go of the expectations that don’t serve you, and start living as your unapologetic self? Sarah Knight, the bestselling author and TEDTalk speaker quit her fancy NYC publishing job, uprooted her life to the Dominican Republic, and now helps people all over the world live on their own terms too. She shares how to stop worrying about what other people think, which anxieties actually deserve your time and energy, and how you can transform your struggles into achievable goals towards the life you really want.- Check out all of Sarah's books! bit.ly/sarahknightdkydj - Download the cheat sheet with all of Sarah's sage advice! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/sarah-knight - Send us your success story! email@example.com - Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Hang out with us at the Dreamtopia Workshop in March! dreamtopiaworkshop.com- Thanks ClassPass! First month FREE at ClassPass.com/try/dreamjob - Thank you Robin Hood! FREE stock when you sign up dreamjob.robinhood.com - Thank you Bioclarity! Bioclarity.com and code dreamjob for a FREE Clarifying masque
How does a silly little idea for a mobile bookstore become a reality? Brandi Morpurgo, creator of Daisy Chain Book Co. had a lifelong love for books, but she wanted to spread the stories to each person's heart in a more personal way. She shares how she got the courage to forge ahead with her idea - even when there was no proof it would work, why bringing value and making personal connections is the best way to find your tribe, and why stories are timeless treasures to the doors of all that is possible.- Join a local DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Send us your success story! firstname.lastname@example.org - Thank you Robin Hood! Get a FREE stock when you sign up dreamjob.robinhood.com. - Thank you Bioclarity! Bioclarity.com and code dreamjob for a FREE Clarifying masque
How can you inspire another person through a pure experience of enjoying the best ice cream ever? Coolhaus co-founder Natasha Case was exploring her love of “farchitecture” (food + architecture) when she realized she could spread happiness and impact through her architecturally inspired, delicious ice cream pints and ice cream sandwiches. She shares how her bare bones business became a viral sensation, how to craft a successful brand, how to stand behind the price that your product is worth, and how you too can actually save the world just by sharing your creative gifts.- Get the cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/natasha-case - Watch the full unedited video of this interview! https://youtu.be/t8AX24-aAVo - Join a local meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Break through your limiting mindset at our Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com- Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/DreamJob2 for 2 months unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! - Thank you Daily Harvest! Daily-harvest.com promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups
How can you infuse more empathy and more of your authentic self in your work? Emily McDowell, writer, illustrator, and founder of Emily McDowell & Friends combined her past pain with her love for writing and illustrating to create greeting cards that perfectly encapsulate life’s emotionally awkward moments. She talks about how your creative work can solve a problem, why your business should be based in something you love, how to build awareness of your crazy thought spiral, and how to stop the addiction to your own suffering.- Grab the free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/emily-mcdowell - Watch the unedited video interview on YouTube! https://youtu.be/kOr0U_l_sEQ - Make a breakthrough at our Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com - Send us your listener success story! email@example.com
How will the best lessons of 2018 help you make 2019 the BEST YEAR EVER?! Cathy shares the standout advice from a few of our favorite conversations with guests like Jen Sincero, Seth Godin, Jenna Fischer, Martha Beck, and many more! Take their wisdom into 2019 and make this the year you stop playing small, start getting messy, shine your light into the world, and open your arms to welcome the beautiful and fulfilling life that you truly deserve.- Download the Free cheat sheet to make 2019 your best New Year! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/best-of-2018 - Make your dreams a reality at the Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code EARLYBIRD for $54 off your seat. - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob2 for 2 months of unlimited access for Free!
When you spend most of your life not knowing your passion, how is it possible to ever find your purpose? Greg Franklin, baker and founder of The Cheesecake Ninja was a failure in home ec, a bored factory worker, and a lost soul without a hobby that was worth pursuing. But when a picture of a cheesecake popped on his screen, something told him to try it out...and the rest is history. He shares the story of how he found the audience for his cheesecake creations, what pushed him this year to make the side hustle into a full-time business, and what incredible results came flooding in once he accepted the voice that told him he had found his calling.- Join our Don't Keep Your Day Job Facebook Group! bit.ly/dkydjfb - Join a local DKYDJ Meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Make 2019 a game-changer at our Dreamtopia Workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code EARLYBIRD for $54 off your seat - Thanks Pocket! getpocket.com
When you’re a writer who can’t type anymore, how do you pull yourself up, change course, rediscover your dream, and make it come true? In this special Listener Success Story, Becky Scott shares how a medical disability left her unemployed and devastated. Yet she found a silver lining and used that freedom to explore her childhood passion of filmmaking. Through her belief and passion, her journey has included writing and directing her very first film Asking For It, landing dream actors, getting the attention of managers, and opening herself up to accept what beauty and magic is still yet to come.- Get your free cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/becky-scott - Join a local meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Let's meet! Grab your seat to our workshop in March 2019! dreamtopiaworkshop.com - Thanks Living Proof! LivingProof.com/dreamjob and code dreamjob for a Free sample of dry shampoo with your purchase
You spend the whole day running around, trying to "get things done." But what do you actually accomplish in the long run if you can't even take 5 minutes to get quiet, sit with yourself, and listen to the thing that's speaking to you? Cathy shares why we need to stop and breathe and what unbelievable wins you've made this week. She also features a chat with By the Book podcast hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg, who explain the lessons they've learned while experimenting in the self-help world, their tips on building a community, and the one thing you are always an expert in.Come to our 2-day workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com Join a meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groupsThanks Noom! Start your trial at noom.com/dreamjob Thanks Candid! Candidco.com/dreamjob for 25% off your modeling kit Thank you Pocket! Getpocket.com
How do you write about yourself in a way that makes people fall in love with you, imperfections and all? Too often we think, “No one wants to know about me. I’m boring. I’m not an expert. I’m not perfect.” But Laura Belgray, copywriting expert and founder of Talking Shrimp wants you to know that being your flawsome self is actually what makes you stand out the most. She shares the 4 essential components of writing non-sucky copy, key exercises to explore your identity, and the power of sharing more of you through your brand.- Get the takeaways & Laura's recommended exercises from this episode https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/laura-belgray - Come to our live workshop and get ready to rip it open in 2019! dreamtopiaworkshop.com and code EARLYBIRD for $54 off your ticket! - Join a meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Thanks Rothys! Rothys.com and enter dreamjob for cute shoes and free shipping - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob for 2 months for just 99 cents - Thank you Ring! Ring.com/dreamjob for your special offer on a Ring Starter Kit - Thanks to Bioclarity! Bioclarity.com/dreamjob for 15% off your first purchase
It's scary to let your walls down. To let love in. To let your intuition guide you. To go for what you want. But life is too short not to give it a shot. Cathy shares your wins, plus a conversation with creative business coach Reina Pomeroy about the 7 essential pillars of a business, dealing with the overwhelm of managing a dream job and a family, and taking a break amidst the chaos to find joy.Come to our 2-day workshop! dreamtopiaworkshop.com Join a meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groupsThanks Pocket! Getpocket.comThanks Outdoor Voices! 20% off your first order of $100 or more at outdoorvoices.com/DREAMJOB and use code DREAMJOB
How do you get clear on what brings you the most joy and enthusiasm? How can focusing on that one thing bring you more prosperity? Danielle LaPorte, best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and a beacon of light has suffered the consequences of workaholism and having too many passion projects - and she wants you to know it doesn’t have to be that way. She explains what inner work can help identify your true desires, create self-compassion, and illuminate your own worth.- Download the free cheat sheet https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/danielle-laporte - Find out how high you can dream at our Dreamtopia Workshop! https://cathy-heller.teachable.com/p/live-event - Join a local or virtual meetup group! https://dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Thanks Legacy Box! Legacybox.com/DREAMJOB and save 40%! - Thank you M.Gemi! For $50 off your first pair of Mgemi.com/dreamjob - Thanks Robin Hood! dreamjob.robinhood.com for a FREE stock! - Thanks Rothys! Rothys.com and code dreamjob for cute shoes & free shipping
How can you start focusing your energy on the things that make you most happy? Cathy shares how she's making space for the most important projects in her life, what wins you made this week, and a conversation with fitness & health expert Jen Cohen about setting tangible goals to recognize your full potential. - Come to our 2-day live event in March 2019! https://cathy-heller.teachable.com/p/live-event - Join a local or virtual meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Hit your goals with Badass Body Goals by Jen Cohen https://amzn.to/2UmcZNY -Thanks Pocket! Getpocket.com
How does giving back to your community result in an international empire with over 1200 locations? Tariq Farid, founder of Edible Arrangements grew up with very little money - but also with an entrepreneurial spirit and a wise mother who taught him the power of keeping your customers happy. He’s used that guidance to go the extra mile and “Wow!” every person who buys his fresh fruit bouquets, and the results have been nothing short of amazing. He shares the 5 P's that define every business, the importance of working on your weaknesses first, and the blessings that come when you stop selling and instead, sprinkle generosity to your corner of the world.- Want to be interviewed on the show? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org with your 2018 milestones, wins, hurdles, and your bigger goals for 2019! - Come to our 2-day live event in March 2019! https://cathy-heller.teachable.com/p/live-event - Join our list of vendors for our first ever Holiday Shopping List! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/shoppinglist - Grab this week's cheat sheet https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/tariq-farid - Join a local or virtual meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups- Thanks LeTote! LeTote.com, code DreamJob for 20% off your first month - Thank you Talkspace! Talkspace.com/dreamjob, code dreamjob for $45 off your first month - Thanks Slack! Slack.com - Thanks Skillshare! 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/dreamjob
How can you give yourself permission to slow down, stop, and take care of yourself? Cathy shares her own struggles with self care, a listener's frustration with overwhelm during a traumatic time, and a conversation with author and physician Beth Ricanati about how implementing one ritual in your busy life can become the antidote to stress. - Join other listeners in a local or virtual meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-group - Thanks Pocket! Getpocket.com
How does your creative chaotic mind evolve into a creative career? Andy J. Pizza, illustrator and host of the ultra-inspiring Creative Pep Talk Podcast grew up feeling untalented and unappreciated for his wild and weird spirit. But after discovering that there could be a path for lost artistic souls, he found a way to turn his creative taste into a profession. He’s on a mission to empower you so you can stop the black-and-white thinking, let yourself have fun, seek the rare resource that you have to offer, and shine it into the world.Grab the cheat sheet with takeaways & questions from this episode! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/andy-j-pizzaJoin a DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groupsThanks Candid Co! Candidco.com/dreamjob to get 25% off the price of your modeling kit.Thank you Living Proof! Get a free sample of dry shampoo with your purchase. LivingProof.com/dreamjob and code dreamjob
What are the benefits of practicing gratitude, and how can we make it a daily habit? In honor of Thanksgiving, Cathy shares the studies on why it's so important to seek reasons to be thankful, including the effects it has on your physical, social, and emotional wellbeing. She also celebrates your wins and helps a listener break through the insecurities of "fake it 'til you make it" and instead, step into the role she is meant to be.Join a local meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groupsThank you Noom! Noom.com/DREAMJOB to start your trial and start seeing life-changing results today.Thanks M.Gemi! Mgemi.com/dreamjob for $50 off your first pairThanks Pocket! Getpocket.com
How do you turn your pain into purpose, and then go on to create one of the most successful independent bookstores in the world? Josh Spencer has survived his own rough chapters of his life’s story, including a near-fatal injury and living on welfare. But instead of letting that get him down, he dreamed bigger, acted bigger, and created the Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles, California’s largest used and new book and record store. He shares his wisdom on how to strengthen your mindset to transform the suffering into the sweet, why you have nothing to lose, and how to take control as the protagonist to your own life's story. - Grab the cheat sheet on How to Turn Pain into Purpose! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/josh-spencer - Join a DKYDJ meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups - Thanks to BioClarity! Get 15% off your first purchase by going to bioclarity.com/dreamjob - Thanks Skillshare! Skillshare.com/dreamjob for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. - Thanks Robin Hood! Get a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! dreamjob.robinhood.com - Thank you Ring! Get your special offer on a Ring Starter Kit at Ring.com/dreamjob
How can you become more open to receiving opportunities when they come to you? How can you also be patient and remember to just have fun on the journey? In addition to your wins and a listener question about financial frustration, this episode features a conversation with one of LA's top realtors, Naomi Selick. She explains how she provides value by listening and addressing her clients' biggest pain points, how to attract instead of chase customers, and how to create habits that will create a mindset of abundance.Join a DKYDJ Meetup Group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groupsThanks Pocket! Getpocket.comThanks CandidCo! CandidCo.com/dreamjob for 25% off your modeling kit
How do you cultivate what ultimately matters to your legacy - and make it happen? Lara Casey, entrepreneur, blogger, best-selling author, and founder of Cultivate What Matters has zigzagged through many new career ventures, losses, and successes. After harvesting all these experiences, she's on a mission to make the most impact she can on the world - and she wants to help you do that too. She shares her wisdom on how to quiet the impostor syndrome through the bigger picture, how to make room for all your talents and passions, and how to transform your old roots of the painful past into a foundation for a brighter and better future.- Join a local meetup group! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/meetup-groups- Follow @cathy.heller on Instagram for details on the PowerSheets giveaway! - Thanks LegacyBox! Legacybox.com/DREAMJOB and save 40% today!- Thank you LinkedIn! LinkedIn.com/dreamjob and get $50 off toward your first job post.- Thanks Slack! Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thanks Rothys! Rothys.com and code dreamjob for free shipping on your cute shoes!
How high could you soar if you stopped playing it safe? How can you use the doubters and critics to push you even closer to your full potential? This week Cathy shares your wins on building confidence and launching the imperfect Etsy store. Plus she shares a special conversation with the hit indie band Distant Cousins, who talk about how to fall in love the process of creation and failure, and the importance of feeling fulfilled in the moment of making the craft, no matter the financial outcome.Thank you Pocket! Getpocket.comThank you LeTote! Letote.com and code DREAMJOB for 20% off your first month.
How can you make a lasting impression on the people you meet? Vanessa Van Edwards, bestselling author, TEDTalk speaker, and behavioral investigator struggled for so long to embrace her awkwardness and get over her anxiety of interacting with other people. She shares her tricks and tips on how to captivate someone through conversation, what truly makes other people impressed by you, how to make your pitch about someone else, and why putting your worst foot forward will lead you to your tribe.Want to join a local DKYDJ Meetup group? Email us email@example.comThanks Skillshare! 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/dreamjobThank you LeTote! Letote.com and code DREAMJOB for 20% off your first month.Thanks JustFab! JustFab.com/dreamjob and sign up as a VIP to get your first style for as low as $10!Thank you Talkspace! Talkspace.com/dreamjob and use the code dreamjob to get $45 off your first month
How many incredible, magical creations can you make with tools and resources you have at your fingertips? Imagine everything that's possible with today's technology - an Etsy shop, a YouTube channel, a podcast - and get excited for all that is doable. In this episode, Cathy celebrates your wins, including a ukulele performance at the Lakers Game, a resting period of self-care, and she helps listeners with their struggles of feeling lost in their purpose. Finally, find out how you can get inspired by the stories of a basketball player and bees who have defied the evolutionary boundaries.Join one of our awesome meetup groups! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-groups/Let's meet you at a live taping! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/liveThank you Pocket! Getpocket.com
What surprise opportunities will you find on the route less traveled? Patrick Cain, furniture designer and founder of Patrick Cain Designs formed his own destiny without an art education, but with the gusto to present his furniture where no one else dared - Craigslist and flea markets. He explains how to tell your story to build your network, how to create a product that supports your startup costs, why it's okay to say "no," and how to keep your head up during uncertainty and trust that another light will come through. Come to LA and see a live taping of the podcast! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/live Join a DKYDJ listening pod! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-groups/ Thanks CandidCo! CandidCo.com/dreamjob for 25% off your modeling kit Thanks to Living Proof! LivingProof.com/dreamjob and use promo code dreamjob to get a free sample of their award-winning dry shampoo with your purchase. Thank you Pocket! Getpocket.com Thanks M.Gemi! Mgemi.com/dreamjob for $50 off your first pair
Where do you find the evidence that proves you are enough, you are loved, and you are worthy? We all carry around those thoughts that get us down. Experiencing pain is inevitable, but the suffering and the ruminating doesn't have to haunt us forever. So let's put a stop to that crazy thought spiral. Cathy also highlights your wins, helps a listener who is discouraged from her competitor's success, and explains how to start seeing the highest branch that you believe is possible.Come to LA and see a live taping of the podcast! dontkeepyourdayjob.com/liveJoin a DKYDJ listening pod! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-groups/Thank you Pocket! Download from your app store or at getpocket.com.Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for 20% off your first month.
How do you transform your anxiety, your insecurity, your fears - and use these negative emotions to fuel the work you want to do? When best-selling author and artist Amber Rae realized her flashy Silicon Valley job was creating an unhealthy chaos in her life, she turned to wonder, uprooted her whole life, and gave her creative soul the freedom to explore. She shares why rejection is redirection, how to use envy as inspiration, how to invite your inner voices to a productive conversation, and why it's so crucial that we don't die with our gifts inside.Grab your seat to a live taping of the podcast! http://dontkeepyourdayjob.com/liveJoin a DKYDJ listening pod! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-groups/Thanks Robinhood! Robinhood is giving listeners a FREE stock to help build your portfolio! Sign up at dreamjob.robinhood.com.Thanks Ring! Get your special offer on a Ring Starter Kit at ring.com/dreamjobThanks BioClarity! Get 15% off your first purchase by going to bioclarity.com/dreamjobThank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Are you tolerating a life that's not serving you? Cathy reveals a major breakthrough in her own life, and gives her advice on how to stop agreeing to the things that you don't even know are hurting you. She also reads your wins, celebrates the fabulous listening pods that are meeting up, and shares Michelle Hirsch's story to show that you don't need to have it all in order to just get started.Join a live taping of the show! Dontkeepyourdayjob.com/liveSign up for a meetup group! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/meetup-groups/Watch Mia's awesome highlight video from the workshop here https://youtu.be/kI2gyG92McM
How does grit fuel successful people towards their lifelong goals, and how can you create grit in your own life? Angela Duckworth, author of the bestselling book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance has researched how the combination of talent and effort has become the formula for achieving your goals. She shares the first step to building a grittier mindset, how to develop your calling, how to change your self-sabotaging thoughts through acceptance and awareness, and how to stick to your higher goals when the tactics aren't working out.Come to a live taping of the podcast! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/attend-a-live-taping/Join a Meetup Group http://bit.ly/2IAqQKVThanks LegacyBox! Go to Legacybox.com/DREAMJOB and save 40% today!Thank you Slack! Slack: where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.Thanks Rothys! Rothys.com and enter dreamjob to get your cute shoes and free shipping
The 100th Episode celebration continues! with a live concert from Cathy's living room, featuring the talented songwriter & musician Kyler England. Kyler also shares her story of how to be brave enough to search for love after loss, how to deal with disappointment, and why you need to put multiple eggs in multiple baskets. Also hear your amazing wins about getting a front page spot in the newspaper, and bravely taking the action to launch a Kickstarter.Wanna join our next live event? Sign up here to stay in the loop! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/attend-a-live-taping/Join a DKYDJ listening pod! http://bit.ly/2O3vxCl
Did you know you won the lottery? That the odds of you coming into this world are 1 in 400 trillion? You won life! This 100th episode special features key sessions from our amazing live workshop, including a chat with Cathy's friend Dick Solomon about breaking your own limits through visualization, and Jenny Goldfarb's talk on the importance of writing our own narrative. Then listen to the amazing strides you listeners have made in starting your side hustle, turning it into full-time business, finding your purpose in this lifetime, and embracing the fact that you have truly won the lottery.Sign up to attend a live taping of the podcast! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/attend-a-live-taping/Join a DKYDJ meetup group! http://bit.ly/2O3vxClThanks Letote! Go to Letote.com and enter code DREAMJOB for 50% off your first month.Thank you Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at skillshare.com/dreamjobThanks Talkspace! Go to Talkspace.com/dreamjob and use the code dreamjob to get $45 off your first month
How can you envision, plan, and play with your ideas so they become reality? Halle Stanford, President of Television at the legendary Jim Henson Company always had a love for entertaining and educating children through content, and she's always been a big dreamer. She shares how to prepare to pitch your story to the gatekeepers of your audience, how to keep persevering after rejection, and how to create content that stands out, while also staying true to yourself.Take our survey for our 100th episode (coming Monday!) http://bit.ly/2zDUkoqJoin a Meetup group! http://bit.ly/2IAqQKV
How can you become aware of the limiting beliefs that are holding you back? The subconscious mind is a powerful tool that believes anything it's told. But if we want to transform these "truths" and beliefs we were fed growing up, we have to dig deep to uncover them first. Cathy shares some techniques on how to recognize your thinking and feeling patterns, how to start redirecting your internal processing system, and how to start seeing, experiencing, and believing all that is possible for you.Join a Meetup Group! http://bit.ly/2O3vxClHelp us celebrate our listeners for the 100th episode! http://bit.ly/2zDUkoqCome to our live event in LA! bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use DREAMJOB20 for 20% offThanks Just Fab! Go to JUSTFAB.com/dreamjob to get your first style for as low as $10Thanks Carbon38! Carbon38.com and use code DREAMJOB for 20% off your purchaseThank you LinkedIn! For $50 off your first job post, go to LinkedIn.com/dreamjobThanks Casper! Get $50 off select mattresses by visiting casper.com/dreamjob and using promo code dreamjob at checkout
Rejection sucks. But the good news is, 1) you don't need everyone's approval. And 2) it's actually an opportunity to learn from the feedback. Cathy explains why we can be grateful of rejection, and shares your wins about opening a mobile book shop and turning in a resignation letter to finally take that 4-year side hustle into a full-time business.Join a podcast listening group! Sign up here http://bit.ly/2O3vxClGrab those last workshop tickets at bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use DREAMJOB20 for 20% off!Thanks Everyplate! For 50% off your first box, go to EveryPlate.com and use the code DREAMJOB.
How is our motivation to succeed affected by timing and the type of work we do? Daniel Pink, best-selling author of multiple thought-provoking books such as When, Drive, To Sell is Human, and A Whole New Mind has spent decades investigating the truths and the threads between human behavior and the quality of work we create. He shares the research and case studies that answer the big questions, including how to prioritize tasks during your day for optimal results, what type of work fuels us to perform better, why an MFA could be more valuable than an MBA, and why you are morally obligated to share your gift to the world.Interested in joining a Don't Keep Your Day Job Meetup Group? Introduce yourself here http://bit.ly/2O3vxClGrab those last tickets to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop! bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use DREAMJOB20 for 20% off your seat.Thanks BioClarity! Bioclarity.com and use code dreamjob for 15% off your first purchaseThank you Skillshare! Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks LinkedIn! LinkedIn.com/dreamjob for $50 off your first job post.Thanks Ring! Ring.com/dreamjob for your special offer on the Ring Starter Kit.
Does it ever feel like your zone of genius is light years away? You'd be surprised to learn that you're already almost there. You just need to make a millimeter adjustment to find your groove. But it takes action and assessing for those indicators and guides to come out and show you the way. Cathy shares her advice on how to find where you're meant to serve and how to reconnect with your creativity, plus your inspiring wins about healing through neon art and finally having the courage to reach out to your target audience.Workshop tickets are still available! Get 20% off when you go to bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use code DREAMJOB20
How did a niche idea for a grown up candy store explode into a nationwide treat? Rosie O'Neill, co-CEO & co-founder of the luxury candy boutique Sugarfina, took charge of her own destiny by quitting her high profile job at Barbie to pursue what she always wanted - her own business. She gives you the sweet inside scoop on how to make your business stand out, how to train your entrepreneurial mind during your day job, how to start a dialogue with your customers, and how to flip the story that's always been holding you back.Let's meet! Come to our October Workshop in LA for a full 2 days of inspiring mastermind discussions, Q&As, 1-on-1 sessions & more! Get 30% your seat - go to dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop and use code DREAMJOB30Thanks to Rothys! Go to Rothys.com and enter dreamjob to get your cute shoes & free shippingThanks Grammarly! Go to Grammarly.com/dreamjob to get 20% off Grammarly premium todayThank you TalkSpace! Go to Talkspace.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob to get $45 off your first month
How much can you actually accomplish if you just believe it's possible? You could become the circus performer who dropped out of physical therapy school. You could be the artist who is now selling screen classes in over 200 stores. This week features more unbelievable listener wins, plus Cathy also answers your questions about how to escape the negativity of a day job, how to reach your audience by creating more content, and how to validate your idea when you're still in the early stages. Join us at the Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop! Go to bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use DREAMJOB30 for 30% off your ticket (coupon expires 9/18!)
How much impact can you have just by giving a compliment? Melissa Camilleri, founder of Compliment, was a high school teacher who never intended on becoming an entrepreneur. But after realizing the power that one little compliment had on her students, she created an entire business dedicated to uplifting and empowering others. She shares her insights on what compliments we crave the most, how to find your tribe and grow your email list through authentic conversation, and how to make people feel like they truly matter.Get your seat to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop! Go to dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop and use code DREAMJOB30 for 30% off your ticketThanks LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use code DREAMJOB for 50% off your first month.Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/dreamjob to get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
Is it time to change the story you tell yourself? How is it serving you? In this first mini episode, Cathy shares her advice on leveling up what you think is possible, the latest wins from you, and a listener question about sustaining your momentum after the initial spark of excitement gets lost.
When you finally say, "I quit!" you don't want your next thought to be "What did I just do..." How do you set yourself up for a seamless transition from that job to your business? Cathy shares what essential steps you need to take to build up your side hustle, how to serve your audience so they become your loyal customers, how to push through the false beliefs that keep you from starting, and why a day job is actually a blessing in disguise.- Download the free cheat sheet on How to Quit Your Day Job! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/quit-day-job- Grab your seat at the Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop! 2 full days of mastermind sessions, inspiring panels, and 1-on-1 time with the experts! Get 30% off tickets with code DREAMJOB30 bit.ly/dkydjworkshop- Thanks to Carbon38! Go to Carbon38.com and use promo code DREAMJOB for 20% off- Thank you Grammarly! Go to Grammarly.com/dreamjob to get 20% Grammarly premium today- Thanks Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob.
Most of us spend at least 12 years in school, but we come out of it still wondering, "How can I be happier?" "How can I bring more fulfillment into my life?" "How can I develop the strength to fight every single challenge when it's so overwhelming?" Cathy reveals the lessons you don't get in a classroom, including how to reframe your interpretation of effort and failure, cultivate more positivity, and build grit and resilience by discovering your life's work.
Overthinking - we're all guilty of it. It paralyzes us, creates anxiety, brings out fears we didn't even know we had. So how do we escape our crazy, negative thought spiral? Cathy shares her tricks to quiet down your wild mind, including how to pinpoint the root cause of your overthinking, what practices can pull you out of worries, and how to open yourself up to all the good that you deserve.Let's meet! Join our live Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in LA dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop Use coupon code DREAMJOB50 before August 13 and get 50% off tickets!Thanks Grove! Try Grove with a two-month VIP membership and bonus gift by going to Grove.co/DREAMJOBThank you Legacy Box! Go to LegacyBox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order.Thanks to Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant!Thanks Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob.
How can you recreate your dream when you're working your butt off, and it's not working out? Gigi Butler, founder of the popular Gigi's Cupcakes was once an aspiring singer, cleaning Taylor Swift's toilet to make ends meet. But after one phone call, she realigned her vision, opened her first cupcake shop, and grew that little store into a franchise with over 100 locations nationwide. Gigi dishes out her recipe for creating a successful brand, channeling failure into a learning experience, and balancing priorities as a single mom and an entrepreneur with an empire.Make your own podcast! Join our Everyone Can Podcast Course everyonecanpodcast.com - enrollment closes August 29th at midnight PST!Thanks Ring! Go to Ring.com/dreamjob and get your special offer on a Ring Starter KitThank you Grove! Try Grove with a two-month VIP membership and bonus gift by going to Grove.co/DREAMJOBThanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/dreamjob to get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
How do you become your most abundant self, in mind, body & spirit? Sahara Rose, best-selling Ayurveda author, entrepreneur, and host of the Highest Self Podcast didn't start off with a PhD. She wasn't an Ayurvedic expert, but she knew her story of self-healing was enough permission to pursue her calling. She sheds a light on how she found courage and managed the impostor syndrome, how your tribe resonates with your authentic self, what money really does to you, and why having haters is a good sign.Seats are still available to our live event, Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop! Get 30% off when you use code DREAMJOB30 http://dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshopThanks Rothys! Go to Rothys.com and enter code dreamjob to get your cute shoes & free shipping!Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months for just 99 cents.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
How can your network grow through authentic interactions and outreach? Jordan Harbinger, veteran podcaster, entrepreneur, and networking extraordinaire has spent years studying and practicing the important act of nurturing his relationships, even when he's not looking for anything in return. He shares how to genuinely reconnect with old contacts without feeling awkward, how to become a referral machine through ABG (always be giving, always be generous), and why you always win when you give away business.Get 30% tickets to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in LA! Use code DREAMJOB30 at dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshopThanks BetaBrand! Get 20% off Betabrand.com and use promocode dreamjobThank you FilterEasy! First order FREE by visiting FilterEasy.com and use code DreamjobThanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months for just 99 cents.
How has the third door helped leaders like Bill Gates, Maya Angelou, and Steven Spielberg climb their way to the top of their careers? Alex Banayan, best selling author of The Third Door has spent the last seven years finding his own unconventional ways to track down the world's greatest thinkers and ask them about the keys to their success. He sheds a light on how to unlock that third door, why you need the "inside man," how to write an outreach email that guarantees a response, and how to keep going when you're on the verge of giving up the dream.Thank you Ring! Get your special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now at Ring.com/dreamjobThank you Simple Habit! For a free 7-day trial to the premium library, go to simplehabit.com/dreamjobThanks to Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant!Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents
How do you craft a soul, a mindset, and habits that lead to purpose and joy? Amy Tangerine, fashion designer, scrapbooker, author, and craft extraordinaire has sold her designs in Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus, traveled the world to teach the art of scrapbook making, and collaborated with craft empires like American Crafts - but she's always looking for that next creative opportunity that deserves a big "yes!" She sheds her advice on how to know your worth when you set your price, how to launch a new product, and how to give yourself permission to explore the next great chapter of your life.Join our live Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in Los Angeles! Dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshopThank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—by going to BlueApron.com/Dreamjob.Thanks Rothy's! Go to rothys.com/dreamjob to get your cute shoes & free shipping.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
How can cleansing your physical space also heal your soul? Lili Pettit, founder of Clutter Healing, personal home organizer, and breathwork coach found a solution for her struggles with the simple practice of breathing. She shares how breathwork meditation creates clarity, how to make space in your house to welcome new ideas and energies, how she organically grew her clientele, and how the sheer mindset of being open can lead to less suffering and more gratitude.Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thank you FilterEasy! Get your first order FREE by visiting FilterEasy.com and use offer code Dreamjob
Why is it so important to show your authentic self on social media? Amy Jo Martin, social media strategist, best-selling author, and host of the podcast "Why Not Now?" has built a career by helping huge brands and celebrities like Shaquille O'Neal and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson become more popular by becoming more personable through their online presence. She explains how to identify the value you provide for your followers, which social media platform you should try first, what practices are most common among highly successful career renegades, and how social media grows your business when you show up and share yourself.- Grab our free Social Media cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/social-media-cheat-sheet
What does it mean to reach "greatness?" Lewis Howes, best-selling author, entrepreneur, host of the popular podcast The School of Greatness, and former pro athlete has grown an empire out of his passion to help others recognize their own power and pursue their own joy. He shares 3 main principles of greatness, how to have fun with failure and rejection, how to prioritize through income and impact, and why overcoming any challenge starts with belief in yourself.Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
How do you unlock your creative brilliance? Julia Cameron, author of the international bestselling book The Artist's Way wrote this inspiring and invaluable piece of work to empower creatives through their limiting beliefs and recognize their true inner artist. She explains how to use essential tools like morning pages and artist dates to explore your creative potential, how to shut down the inner critic and crazy makers, and how to discover faith and security as you begin to take authentic risks.Listen to the full interview with Julia Cameron when you sign up here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/julia-cameron-interview/Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
When your living is to hear the word "No," how do you find the strength to keep persevering? Actor Matthew Del Negro (Scandal, The Sopranos) and podcast host of 10,000 "No"s has spent his entire career in the cycle of chasing auditions, landing amazing roles, returning to rejection, and holding faith that the next opportunity will eventually come. He shares how he stays both hopeful and humble, how to put your best foot forward at any casting or pitch session, and why believing you are enough is the most important step towards achieving greatness.Everyone Can Podcast Course is open for enrollment! Sign up at EveryoneCanPodcast.comThanks FilterEasy! First order is FREE at FilterEasy.com and use offer code DreamjobThank you Rothy's! Get cute shoes with free shipping at Rothys.com and code dreamjobThank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Why should you make a Facebook Group for your business or brand? How do you grow an engaged, active Facebook Group? Jill Stanton, co-founder of Screw the Nine to Five, has mastered the craft of building, expanding, and managing successful Facebook Groups. She shares her expert advice on how to welcome new members and spark conversations, which types of businesses benefit most from FB Groups, how your Group can get discovered, and how to Screw the Nine To Five so you can find freedom and fulfillment in work that you love.Join Cathy's Free Masterclass! More info at EveryoneCanPodcast.comFor full show notes, go to dontkeepyourdayjob.com
How do you make content that satisfies your creative message and a community with millions of followers? How do you stay true to who you are, even when you aren't feeling 100%? Hannah Hart - award-winning YouTube star, best-selling author, and podcast host of Hannahlyze This - is on top of the career food chain, but she's the first to admit that she's a work in progress when it comes to dealing with her depression and mental health. She shares her advice on why you should stop believing in the "overnight success," what best practices you should follow regardless of the numbers, and how to manage the unwelcome voices in your head - and instead, tell yourself "Good job."Interested in our FREE Master Class? Go to EveryoneCanPodcast.com for more information.- Thanks Rothys! Go to Rothys.com and use code dreamjob for cute, sustainable shoes with FREE shipping!- Thank you BetaBrand! Get 20% off at BetaBrand.com and use promo code dreamjob.- Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.- Thanks to Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB
How do you build the courage to keep walking in the dark when there's so much uncertainty? Ruth Soukup, blogger, best-selling author, and podcast host of Do It Scared had hit rock bottom in her struggle with mental health. But she took step by step to pull herself out, and eventually run a 7-figure business. She sheds a light on the best practices for entrepreneurs, including how to set a price that serves you and your customers, how to build your team from your very first hire, how to free yourself from the paralyzing overwhelm and voices, and how to focus on living again.- Want a free cheat sheet + updates on our Everybody Can Podcast Course? Go to Everybodycanpodcast.com for more info- Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.- Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.
What does it mean to be boss? How can you create a life that your work supports, and not the other way around? Being Boss founders Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon are the masterminds behind the highly acclaimed Being Boss Podcast, the global Being Boss community, and now they have a book to spread their boss wisdom! These powerhouse ladies share their best tips on how to set boundaries, how to get clear about what you want, why taking your slice of success helps everyone else, and why you should always set a meeting with yourself.- Want to start your own podcast? We're launching a course! Go to https://cathyheller.lpages.co/i-want-to-start-a-podcast/ for more info.- Thanks Liquid IV! Get 20% off at Liquid-IV.com and use promo code dreamjob. - Thank you Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/DREAMJOB.- Thanks to LeTote! Get 50% your first month at Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB.- Thanks Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB
How do you gain clarity and say yes to your true calling? Jessica Huie, author, MBE recipient, and esteemed entrepreneur was caught in the whirlwind of enormous success - but she still felt broken and unhappy inside. Find out how she stripped back the layers to reconnect to her true self, how to get soul conscious and nurture your soul, and how to arrest your old habits that hold you back from your unlimited potential.- Thanks BetaBrand! Get 20% off at betabrand.com and use promo code dreamjob.- Thanks Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.
How do you prepare to make the jump? When do you know you're ready? Author Mike Lewis took his own leap from a stable financial job to a traveling pro squash player, and then to the founder of When To Jump - a community that inspires and instructs people all around the world to make that major change towards the career of their dreams. Find out the four steps to follow before your jump, why you need to find your one north star, and how simply envisioning your full potential can lead to unbelievable opportunities.- Thanks FTD! Get 25% off with FTD.com/MothersDay- Thanks Dagne Dover! Get 20% off your purchase at dagnedover.com/dreamjob and enter code DREAMJOB.- Thank you Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB.
Is it possible that many artists are far from starving? Are all successful artists truly an original? Debunk the myths about "real artists" with best-selling author and blogger Jeff Goins, who built the bridge of his writing career with a few essential steps - and a ton of commitment. He shares how much time you should dedicate to marketing your craft, why you need to identify who you are, when you should (and shouldn't) be stubborn, and how to cultivate an apprentice-patron relationship with someone who has influenced you. - Thank you Liquid IV! Get 20% off at liquid-iv.com and use promo code dreamjob - Thanks to Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. - Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thank you Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes. - Thanks to FTD! Get 25% off with FTD.com/MothersDay
What's the secret to a life of joy? Martha Beck, best-selling author, speaker, and life coach reveals the simple, yet often forgotten solution to the thing that makes us happy. She also explains how to recognize your essential self vs. your social self, why your definition of "everyone" creates a huge roadblock, and why you should do nothing.- Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.- Thank you Blue Apron! Get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.- Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
What essential ingredients do you need before you start pursuing your passion? Cathy walks you through the main steps that will clarify what work you should share with the world, and how you can make it a reality. Learn about the different ways to determine your ikigai, strategies to define and discover your audience, types of content you can create, and methods to turn your outreach pitches into valuable offers.- Sign up for the Creative Workroom 3-Month Mentorship Course! http://www.thecreativeworkroom.com/- Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.- Thanks Dagne Dover! Get 20% off your purchase when you go to dagnedover.com/dreamjob and enter code DREAMJOB.- Thanks to eHarmony! Get a free month with eharmony when they sign up for a 3 month subscription! Enter DREAMJOB at checkout.- Thanks to Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob code dreamjob.
How can you start kicking ass in your career, your finances, and your unlimited potential? Best-selling author Jen Sincero was broke and miserable at age 40, but she realized she had the power to change this reality - so she did. She shares the strategies to finding your inner badass, including why you need to ditch your familiar beliefs, how fear paves the path to your desires, why you should surrender in the midst of progress, and how to beat your issues with wealth by writing a letter to money.- Join the 3-Day Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/findyournichechallenge/- Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes.- Thank you Liquid IV! Get 20% off at liquid-iv.com and use promo code dreamjob.- Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
How can you find the followers, customers, the audience who want what you have to offer? What information should you know about your target market? Cathy shares the tactics to tailor your service to your core community, the exercise to pinpoint which values you and your tribe have in common, and the steps to ensure that you're continually solving a problem for your audience.- Join the Find Your Niche Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/findyournichechallenge/- Thanks Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.- Thank you Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/dreamjob- Thanks to Legacy Box! Go to LegacyBox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order.- Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 off - with FREE shipping - by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.
How can we "see" others to help solve their problems? Why should you prioritize interactions over passions? Seth Godin - best-selling author, entrepreneur, blogger, and host of the podcast Akimbo has spent decades exploring and understanding the world of marketing. Find out his innovative insights on how to create your own story that speaks to an audience, whether you should love the work you do vs. do what you love, and how to turn your creative pursuit into a valuable scarcity that solves a problem.- Get notified about Cathy's Course & Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/- Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.- Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes.- Thank you HouseCallPro! For Free Activation go to HouseCallPro.com/dreamjob- Thank you eHarmony! Get a free month at https://www.eharmony.com when you sign up for a 3 month subscription! Enter DREAMJOB at checkout.
"The Office" star Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) is one of the most recognizable faces on screen, but her career wasn't an overnight success. How did the years of small acting gigs and endless day jobs train her to become the phenomenal actress she is today? Jenna shares some of the most important lessons from her new book, "The Actor's Life," including how to transform rejection into positive perspective, how to self-assess and improve your work, and how to follow the signs - even if they lead you towards a different dream.- Want to be notified when Cathy rolls out her course? Sign up here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/ - Thanks to LeTote! Go to LeTote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for 50% off your first month.- Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com/ and find a pair of comfy, wool shoes.- Thank you HouseCallPro! For free activation go to HouseCallPro.com/dreamjob.- Thank you Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob.
We're sharing a new podcast that we think you'll love! On Safe For Work, hosts Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter help you make the big decisions, sort through the small stuff, and get more fulfillment from your work life. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. wondery.fm/day
How do you launch a product with minimal complications? What do your customers actually want, other than a solution? How can you maximize your productivity when there's so much to do? Steph Crowder, business coach and host of the Courage & Clarity Podcast shares her inspirational and tactical advice on the 3 phases of constructing a business, prioritizing your growth-based vs. administrative responsibilities, and creating a need for your product with stories about "the why behind the why."- Get updated on Cathy's course https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/- Thanks to Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/dreamjob- Thanks Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups.- Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
What essential ingredients will kickstart your creative business? How do you begin to create content and find your ideal audience? Christina Scalera, attorney, founder of The Contract Shop, and host of the Creative Empire Podcast has the insights on constructing your dream career - and making it legal. She shares her best tips on how to give your audience both what they want and what they need, how to increase revenue by working less, why a little vanity can be healthy, and how to change your "but" mentality.- Enter to win a FREE Branding training session http://bit.ly/2FejZ7I- Thank you Audible! Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/DreamJob or text DreamJob to 500-500.- Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.- Thanks to Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
What does it mean to lead a "good life"? Jonathan Fields - author, entrepreneur, and host of the Good Life Project Podcast has a simple system for maximizing your happiness and engagement with the world. He explains how to identify your strengths through self-discovery, what essential element you need for a strong relationship, and how to fill your Good Life buckets of vitality, connection, and contribution.Thank you Housecall Pro! For free activation go to HousecallPro.com/dreamjobThanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks Legacybox! Go to Legacybox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order.
How can we change our relationship and habits with money? How much should be in your bank before you quit that day job? Hilary Hendershott, certified financial planner and host of Profit Boss Radio shares her best advice on building wealth - including how to set a price on your product, why you need automated systems, and how to reconfigure your limiting beliefs so everything can become financially possible.Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for 50% off your first month.Thank you Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob
Lisa Loeb - Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist struck major success with her platinum hit song "Stay". But the red carpet events and makeup trailers still left her unfulfilled. How did she reconnect with her values and incorporate them in her work? She shares how she refocuses her purpose and attitude in the low moments, when you should let people label you, and why we should strike up more conversations with strangers.Thanks to Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups.Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB to get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.Thank you Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob.
How can you transform adversity into a gift? Author, TED speaker, podcaster, and firefighter Shelli Varela didn't let her 5'2" frame or the naysayers extinguish her dreams of becoming a female firefighter in a male-dominated career. But how did she break down the physical and mental barriers? She explains the steps to understanding fear, changing your story, and discovering your life's purpose through passion, curiosity, and feeling.Thanks eHarmony! Get a free month with eHarmony when they sign up for a 3 month subscription! Go to eHarmony.com and enter DREAMJOB at checkout.Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB99 for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.Thanks to Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
How can you build income by teaching your creative passion? How does that affect your identity as an artist? Cathy shares the 7 essential ingredients to launch your course, including how to organize your lessons with valuable content, where you can teach your talents, how to find students, and how to jump over the inevitable hurdles that pop up along the way.- Grab the free cheatsheet on How to Teach What You Love! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/how-to-teach-cheat-sheet- Thank you Warby Parker! Order your FREE Home Try-On’s at http://www.warbyparker.com/dreamjob- Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB99 to get 3 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.- Thanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.- Thanks Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
How do you set a price on doing what you love? Why must every business solve a problem? Christy Wright - author, Dave Ramsey personality, and business coach - created Business Boutique to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with actionable steps for turning their idea into a small business. She shares her sage advice on how to determine your value proposition, how to build your dream job with limited time and money, which questions will identify your strengths, and how to lose the weight of fear by exercising your muscle of confidence.Thanks to Zola! To sign up with Zola and receive a $50 credit towards your registry, go to ZOLA.com/dreamjob. Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups. Thanks to Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob
We all have insecurities about our value, but Lori Harder - author, fitness expert, and host of the Earn Your Happy podcast is on a mission to help people feed their voice of worth. So how can you stop the self-sabotage? How do you lose the heavy weight of excuses? Pick up Lori's best tips on building a support system, unpacking the layers to your deepest fears, and completely committing to the experiences that make us our full selves.Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com/SELECT to start. Enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box.Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —with FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.Thanks to Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob
How can you turn your idea into income? Why do we all need a side hustle? Chris Guillebeau, author, blogger, and host of the podcast, Side Hustle School is the expert on leading a life of non-conformity. He shares how he and other people around the world have transformed their hobbies into offers, how to identify and maximize your existing strengths, and why there's a power in giving up.Thank you Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership at http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.Thanks to HP! Save 35% at HP.com/dream and use code DREAMJOB
Happy 2018! So you've got the "New Year, New You" dream in mind, but how can you actually stick to your resolutions? How can you create actionable, achievable goals that will lead you towards your purpose? Cathy shares her best tips on making this year a success, including what questions will help define your goals, where to find accountability, why failed attempts aren't failures, and which simple trick has been proven to result in a healthier, wealthier, and happier you.Get your free New Year's Goal Setting Worksheet here https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/new-year-goal-cheat-sheetThanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
In celebration of the holidays, we revisit this year's top moments from some of our favorite guests, including Bobbi Brown, Saul Blinkoff, Jonathan Adler, and many more! It's a holiday gift full of our guests' best advice and stories on courage, failure, hustle, rejection, growth - and as always, inspiration to pursue your creative dream.Thanks to Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
How do you switch careers without the fear? How can a non-linear career path whet your creative appetite? Nancy Kruger Cohen has worked as an art director and a brand consultant, but she found the sweet spot as Mouth.com's co-founder and chief creative officer. She shares the success stories of their popular artisanal food sellers, the aspects of conveying your brand, the benefits of mentorship programs, and the importance of taking things a little less seriously.Share your success story with us! Send a message to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/dontkeepyourdayjob/ or email firstname.lastname@example.orgThanks to Bon Appetit! Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use promo code: dreamjob for a special discount.Thanks Ship Station! Try it FREE for 30 days AND, get an additional month free – ONLY if you use my promo code DREAMJOBThanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
How can you get more done with limited time? Why do we procrastinate on our biggest goals? What time hacks can you use right now to start working on the dream? Cathy helps you tackle that self-sabotaging procrastination with tips on how to approach intimidating projects, schedule a productive week, and recharge your batteries when you feel burned out.Thank you Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.Thanks SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJobThank you Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
Why should you open an Etsy store? What can you learn from the top sellers on Etsy? Kruti Patel Goyal, Etsy's General Manager of Seller Services, explains what you need to start your Etsy business (hint - not a lot!), how to sell on Etsy with success, and why your story is your brand's defining factor in any marketplace.Get your free Etsy cheat sheet! https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/etsy-shop-cheat-sheetGrab your tickets to Cathy's event in Los Angeles http://bit.ly/2iATiUyThank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.Thanks StoryWorth! For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/dreamjob when you subscribe!
How can you set higher goals, but also make them more attainable? How does a brand become a business? Jenna Kutcher, photographer, educator, and host of the Goal Digger podcast shares the 5 core pillars of her business strategy, tips on tackling anxiety, and the steps you must take before quitting your day job.Join Cathy in Los Angeles on December 7! http://bit.ly/2zFnjd9Thanks to ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free – with code DREAMJOB. Thank you Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thanks eHarmony! Get a free month when you sign up for a 3 month subscription. Go to eHarmony.com and enter code DREAMJOB at checkout.
What does it mean to have gratitude? How can you be happier by being thankful? Binny Freedman, lecturer and inspirational educator shares how he's stayed grateful through dark moments, why purpose is the key to gratitude, and how you can find something to be thankful for every single day.Join the check-in call on Tuesday, November 21 at 9:30 am PST https://cathyheller.lpages.co/holiday-season-check-in-call/Thanks to SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJobThanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.Thank you FabFitFun! Get $10 off your first box at FabFitFun.com and use promo code dreamjob.
How can money be a guilty free goal? How do you pursue a single passion when you have so many interests? Are you following the most practical goals to your dream job? Cathy answers these questions and more, including how to be a squeaky wheel, whether or not your business needs Facebook, and how to build your clientele beyond just one. Thank you FabFitFun! Get $10 off your first box with promo code dreamjob. Thanks to Bon Appetit! Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use promo code: dreamjob for a special discount. Thanks Elysium! Go to TryBasis.com/dreamjob, and get your first month of a 6 or 12 month subscription free with my code dreamjob.
Everyone has 24 hours in the day, but how can we maximize that time to increase productivity? What tools and steps build most efficient, disciplined, and focused mindset? Carey Bentley, co-founder of the productivity program Life Hack Boot Camp shares her best tips on improving time management, making smart decisions, putting practice into action, and finding your life’s mission. Get the free cheat sheet at https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/productivity-cheat-sheet Thanks Blue Apron! Get $30 off your first order - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thank you Bon Appetit! Give a subscription to Bon Appetit magazine for $5 off at bonappetit.com/getBA and code dreamjob. Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com/SELECT and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box.
What are you scared of the most? Failure? Imperfection? Insecurity? Discomfort? How has it kept you from pursuing your dream? In this Halloween special, Cathy shares what mindsets and mantras have helped her manage fear throughout her career, how to overcome your anxiety by recognizing your thoughts, and the one thing that’s scarier than dealing with these paralyzing emotions.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB
With more than 700 million users on Instagram, how do you find your own tribe of followers? How can Instagram help your business? Jasmine Star, photographer, blogger, and Instagram connoisseur had no experience, no education - and not even a camera when she decided to try wedding photography. But within the first 15 months, she had a six-figure business and a massive online community. She shares how to curate shareable content, why the feed algorithm loves live video, and why we should always have a goal to impact other lives - even if it’s just one.Grab the Instagram checklist at https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/instagram-cheat-sheetThanks Elysium! Go to TryBasis.com/dreamjob and get your first month of a 6 or 12 month subscription free with code dreamjob. See website for complete details.Thanks LeTote! Go to Letote.com/select and promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box.Thanks Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.Thanks Bon Appetit! Give a subscription to Bon Appetit magazine for $5 off. Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use code dreamjob
What's holding you back from a life of purposeful work? Are you waiting for your friend's approval? A thumbs up from your family? Chances are, it's the voice in your head that isn't giving yourself permission. For Debbie Millman - writer, educator, artist, and host of the award-winning podcast Design Matters - it took decades of being miserable in commercial branding before she realized it was time for a career change. Now as one of the veterans in the podcasting and design frontier, she shares what her own guests have taught her, what makes your art powerful, why you should revel in the long process towards your craft, and why confidence is overrated - but courage is essential.Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.Thanks to FreshBooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section
What do you need to make a good podcast? Why should you even start a podcast? How can the podcast-making process apply to your own creative business? In this behind-the-scenes episode, you’ll learn what tools and equipment are used for this show, how to find guests and interview them from the comforts of your own home, and how to leverage your content to engage and grow your audience. Get the Podcast Checklist here https://dont-keep-your-day-job.mykajabi.com/podcast-cheat-sheet Thanks to Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob. Thanks to Blue Apron! Go to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING.
What does success mean to you? How do you reach it? For TV writer and producer David Sacks (The Simpsons, Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock from the Sun) success could be embedded in his incredible career alone - but he believes it's striving to have the life that he’s meant to accomplish. As someone who has never coasted in the entertainment industry, David offers his insights on how to stay disciplined during unemployment, why you should turn your life into a work of art, and how to leave your legacy in this world.Thanks to ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with my promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to Wonderbly! Go to Wonderbly.com and enter code DreamJob at checkout to get 15% off your order. Thanks to Elysium! Try Basis.com/dreamjob to take control of your health, and learn to live healthier, longer.
When Tamara Mellon walked away from Jimmy Choo, the very company that she co-founded, she risked her reputation and a ton of money - but gained the voice and the brand that she always wanted. How has she adapted her advertising approach to the world of e-commerce? What is it about her new personal brand that truly fulfills her? Tamara also shares her advice on how to recognize when you need to be flexible, and why now is the time to speak up for yourself.Enter to win a Group Brainstorm Session with Cathy! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/38-win-a-session-with-cathyThanks to Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
What does it take to win an Olympic gold medal? Overcome an addiction? Achieve your most difficult, life-long goals? Caroline Miller, author of Getting Grit and Creating Your Best Life, takes you through the exercises and mindsets that have been proven to cultivate the determination and tenacity that will lift you over any roadblock. She also answers questions about how to identify your life’s calling, why relationships are the most important factor towards your best self, and whether or not passion is enough to master your craft.Thanks to Work In Progress for their support! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Amy Porterfield - social media marketing strategist, author, and podcaster - helps tons of entrepreneurs to grow, engage, and build meaningful relationships with their followers. She explains how to use online tools such as Facebook Groups and email lists, how to get out of a rut, and why you don’t have to overwork yourself to enjoy the Hotel Bel-Air experience. Get your free worksheet here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/36-become-the-go-to-source/ Thanks to RXBAR! Get 25% off your first order at RXbar.com/dreamjob promo code DREAMJOB.
How can you build more energy to achieve your goals? What should you prioritize - your family, your day job, or your side hustle? Why should you make September 4th your new January 1st? Cathy answers these questions, and more! with additional advice about staying accountable, and writing a cold email that stands out from the crowd.Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days AND, get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thanks to Society 6! Get 20% off and FREE shipping by going to Society6.com/dreamjob and enter dreamjob at checkout.
Cathy joins Luria Petrucci, Podcast Hall of Fame inductee and live video expert to answer some of your questions at Podcast Movement. How do you balance all your passions? Should you quit your day job, or stay financially responsible (but also slightly miserable)? When should a side hustle start making a profit? Luria also shares her journey of building a tech podcast with millions of followers, then switching gears to teach live video strategies. She explains how you can build valuable relationships online, how often you should go live, what two types of content you should stream, and why being scared is a great sign.Thanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE — with FREE SHIPPING — at BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Society 6! Get 20% off and FREE shipping by going to Society6.com/dreamjob and enter dreamjob at checkout.
Cathy answers your questions about how to break through an overly saturated market, and whether you should keep persisting or try a new approach. Then she chats with actor Donny Most, who gained stardom as the beloved Ralph Malph on the incredible TV show "Happy Days." After leaving the series, Don faced the harsh reality of typecasting in Hollywood - but used the obstacles to open new doors for creativity. Don explains how he eventually pursued his first love of singing big band swing, what has kept him humble throughout the fame, and why you should forget the safety net and just trust yourself.Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Fashion designer Trina Turk dove into the apparel industry early in her career, but she always knew her destiny was in something bigger and better than just swimsuits. After a couple layoffs, she finally started designing her own clothes - but also discovered the headaches of running a business. She shares why not having a clear business plan can be an advantage, when you should move onto a new job, and why you need to stand up and say what you want, even if you don't think you'll get it. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to LOVEPOP! Go to lovepop.com/dreamjob to enter the Lovepop Birthday Sweepstakes for 50 3D Birthday Cards in 2018!
This week Cathy answers your questions about making your dream job a reality. How much does social media really help grow your business? How do you decide on a name for your blog? The Q&A also includes what to do when your significant other isn't completely supportive, how to stay motivated when you're feeling down, and how to convert your online followers into paying customers. Thanks to Skillshare! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast.
Mandy Moore is an Emmy-nominated choreographer, whose routines have been performed in "So You Think You Can Dance," "Dancing With the Stars," "Silver Linings Playbook," and that film you might’ve heard of, "La La Land." Mandy's work has always been about happiness and joy, but she stumbled at times, losing her confidence. She shares why she's now grateful for those dark times, how to handle criticism, why it’s okay to be lame, and why you shouldn’t settle for the first option.Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month. Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Brooklinen! Get $20 off plus free shipping when you go to Brooklinen.com use promo code dreamjob.
Installation artist David Wiseman always loved design and drawing, but it was a small, ceramic deer that really kicked off his career. Since then, David’s ceiling installations have been featured in venues such as Christian Dior Shanghai, Design Miami, and global cities like London, New York, and Los Angeles. David lays out the foundational values that have carried him throughout his craftsmanship - why artists can make money and not be sellouts, how to break down a big project into smaller steps, and why sharing your creative passion is a privilege and a responsibility for humanity.Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE — with FREE SHIPPING — at BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Work In Progress for their support! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Halo Top President & COO Doug Bouton planned to quit his lawyer job from the day he started. What motivated him to abandon a steady six-figure income and help start a healthy ice cream business with no safety net? Find out how Halo Top used grassroots marketing to build a strong social media following, what you should look for in a good business partner, and why you should just say “yes” to business opportunities - even if you don’t have a plan. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to RXBAR! Get 25% off your first order at RXbar.com/dreamjob promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days AND get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB
Jonathan Adler - the king of modern chic design - was once told that he had no talent, that art was not his calling, that he should just give up. So how did he rediscover his love for pottery and become an insider of the design world? Jonathan also shares how a trip to Peru expanded his cottage industry into a prosperous company, how naivety and desperation resulted in opportunities, and why he doesn’t always follow his parents’ advice. Thanks to Casper! Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob. Thanks to Hubble! Go to hubblecontacts.com and to get your first two weeks FREE! Thank you Brooklinen! Get $20 off - plus FREE shipping - when you go to Brooklinen.com and use promo code dreamjob
Side Hustle Nation creator Nick Loper wears numerous hats as an entrepreneur, author, blogger, and podcaster. But where does he find the time to do it all? How does he prioritize when there’s so much on the to-do list? Find out his best tips on time management, life hacks to work more efficiently, and the 5 things you need to know before you make your side hustle into a full-time business. Thank you Blue Apron! Support the show by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first THREE meals FREE — with FREE shipping! Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month.
Colby Barr, co-founder of Verve Coffee grew up with a love for adventure, music, and mapmaking - which isn’t the most obvious blend for a career in coffee roasting. What inspired him to reach out to his old friend Ryan O’Donovan and started a simple coffee shop? Colby also shares how he brewed a brand with class and integrity, how they expanded Verve Coffee nationally and internationally, and why making mistakes means you’re doing something right. Thank you Wistia! Start your free account at wistia.com. Thanks to Hubble! Go to Hubblecontacts.com and to get your first two weeks FREE! Thank you SmileDirectClub! Get 50% off your SmileDirectClub evaluation kit at smiledirectclub.com and use the code DreamJob.
Freida Rothman has sold her luxury jewelry and accessories in giant national retail stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. After years of helping other designers perfect their label, she realized that her name deserved to be on her own collection. She explains what homework she did to find untapped markets within the jewelry business, how networking at trade shows resulted in an opportunity with Nordstrom, and how you can have realistic expectations but continue to fight for your dream. Thanks to SkillShare! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
Carly Cylinder is a floral designer, author, and owner of a thriving flower business, Flour LA. Although a devout lover of all things floral, her dedication towards her dream wasn't always as strong. She explains how she rebuilt her company after moving across the country, how she finally convinced doubtful publishers to make her book, and why perseverance will ultimately lead you to your goal. Thanks to Wistia for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Start your free account today at wistia.com. Thank you Blue Apron for making this show possible! Go to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING!
Bobbi Brown is a legendary professional makeup artist, writer, and founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. But before creating her empire, she was just a girl with a passion for projects, and - thanks to her slight naïveté - the guts to contact major players in the modeling and makeup industries. Find out how a casual party conversation got her products on the floors of Bergdorf Goodman, what she’s working on since leaving the company, and how you can stop comparing yourself and remember to just have fun. Thanks to Slack for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com Also big thanks to LeTote! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month!
Susan Sarich, SusieCakes founder and EY's 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year, bounced around jobs until she realized she was missing out on life's milestones. So instead, she started a bakery to celebrate them. She shares her recipe for financially preparing your business, fighting rejection from 22 banks, spreading the word about your product, and finding a team that will understand and expand your vision. Thank you Wistia for supporting Don't Keep Your Day Job! Start your free account today at wistia.com Thanks to SkillShare for supporting Don’t Keep your Day Job! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob
Kristeen Griffin-Grimes’ boutique company, French Girl Organics has a successful line of luxury skincare and beauty products across the country - and it’s only getting bigger. So how did this business blossom from Kristeen’s simple love for botany and French aesthetics? She also shares what lessons we can all learn from the European lifestyle, how Etsy led to popular retailers like Anthropologie, where she’s planning to expand next, and why gratitude and confidence are essential to achieving your dreams. Thank you Casper for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Save $50 on a mattress at Casper http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob. Thanks to Slack for being a supporter of our podcast! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com
Ed Begley Jr. ("St. Elsewhere," "Better Call Saul," "Arrested Development") is a Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor who has become a household name. As the son of an Oscar-winning actor, he thought he had a free pass to Hollywood stardom. But when no job offers came, he realized he was missing the first step - training. He shares how the harsh truth motivated him to hone his craft, why he got involved in environmentalism, how he’s successfully followed more than one passion, and what you can do to leave your non-carbon footprint in the world. Thank you LeTote for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month. Thanks to Wistia for their support! Start your free account at wistia.com.
Gretchen Rubin, #1 bestselling author ("The Happiness Project," "Better Than Before") and host of the critically acclaimed podcast "Happier with Gretchen Rubin" joins Cathy to dish out the secrets on how to be happy. How do you first identify what truly makes you happy? How can understanding your personality type help you set smart goals towards success? She also explains how to change your habits, how to be accountable for your progress, and why we all deserve to be happy. Thanks to Slack for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to Away for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to awaytravel.com/dreamjob and use the promo code dreamjob to get $20 off your order.
Rebecca Schweiger - internationally acclaimed artist, author, and founder of New York City’s #1 art school, the Art Studio NY - was already successfully selling her paintings in art galleries by the time she graduated college. But something was still missing. How did she transform her small New York apartment into an art studio where she could teach classes? What helped her increase her group of students from 5 to 1000? She also explains how she charged through the fear of starting a new chapter, why you shouldn’t try to be perfect, and why we as creative individuals need to give everyone the opportunity to experience art. Thank you Blue Apron! Support the show by going to BlueApron.com/dreamjob and get your first three meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING!
Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author Patrick McGinnis thought he was doing everything right by working on Wall Street. But now he’s using his book "The 10% Entrepreneur" to help aspiring entrepreneurs transition out of their day jobs and into a business that they truly love. Find out how you can start monetizing your creative talent, how he coined the term “FOMO” and how to get rid of it, and why you're not going to retire if you’re working with your passion. Thanks to LeTote for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month!
Mignon Fogarty isn’t just the creator, host, and persona behind the highly acclaimed podcast, Grammar Girl. She’s also a bestselling author and the founder of the amazing podcast network, Quick and Dirty Tips. But when she started, there was no guarantee that this new podcasting frontier was a worthy sacrifice for her well-paid, yet soul-crushing freelance job. How did she eventually construct a clear brand with loyal followers? She also shares her secrets on what has made her podcast a success, how she uses social media without getting overwhelmed, and why it’s important to stay open even in a world of uncertainty. Thanks to Videoblocks for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job. Get your 7-day FREE TRIAL with videoblocks.com/dreamjob.
Mindfulness teacher and author Susan Kaiser Greenland used to be part of the rat race. But now she works to help people slow down, relax the tension of life’s burdens, and refocus their attention to the present. She explains what mindful games and meditation practices will train you to grow comfortable with uncomfortable situations, how to set aside negative emotions to appreciate where you are right now, and why it’s important to always keep your sense of humor.
Bestselling author Emily Giffin has topped the charts, selling over 11 million copies of her heartwarming novels such as "Something Borrowed," "Something Blue," and "The One and Only," but she started her journey working as a lawyer. How did she gather the courage to quit her high-profile day job - even after receiving heavy rejection with her first book? Learn how she balances writing with motherhood, what she looks for in an agent, how she overcomes imposter syndrome, and why relationships are the most essential parts of our lives. Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
When the image of ceramics kept Brian Giniewski awake at night, he knew this was his passion. So how did he go from teaching to selling his drippy pots to over 50 wholesale stores across the country? He also shares why it’s okay to create bad art, how his business gets followers on Instagram, and how to keep your artistic integrity while also making your customers happy. Thanks to VideoBlocks for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Get a 7-day free trial by going to videoblocks.com/dreamjob.
Blogger Elise Blaha Cripe, founder of Get to Work Book, has experimented with a variety of DIY projects - scrapbooking, letterpress prints, wedding invitations...you name it, she’s done it. But how did she figure out exactly what product she wanted to create? Step by step, she explains what specific goal led her to quit her retail job, what social platforms she uses to market her business, and what she tells herself to break through mental barriers.
Fashion designer Susan Lazar has sold her clothing line in national luxury department stores such as Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, and Saks. Find out what she did to reach the right contacts, how to create a successful brand, and why sometimes it’s better to put off the “how” and just jump in. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast! Listen to Audible’s new original series, Sincerely X. Details at audible.com/sincerelyx. Audible and Amazon Prime members listen free.
Ben Bram (Pentatonix, "Glee," "Pitch Perfect," "The Sing-Off") is the Grammy award-winning visionary behind the incredible a cappella sensation, Pentatonix. His story highlights how going the extra mile and honing your craft pays off. How did working without pay land him a job with NBC the day he graduated college? Tune into hear how Pentatonix was born and how he's inspiring young talent, raising the next generation of a capella stars. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting the podcast! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Animator and director Saul Blinkoff ("Doc McStuffins", "Mulan", "Pocahontas") always wanted a job in animation and films. But first, he had to figure out the equation that would lead him to that destination - because simply "wishing upon a star" wasn’t enough. What steps did he take on the path towards his dream? How did he overcome obstacles to improve his skills and exceed expectations? Saul also shares why we need healthy competition, why it’s important to wear many hats in your industry, and how the movie "Rudy" changed his life when he thought his dream was dead. Thanks so much to Audible for supporting our podcast! Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/dreamjob.
Director Maggie Kiley ("Scream Queens," "Dial A Prayer," "Some Boys Don’t Leave") bulked up her resume with short films and indie movies that starred acclaimed actors Jesse Eisenberg, William H. Macy, and Allison Janney. But even that wasn’t enough to land a directing job on a network television show. Find out how having humility and moving her career backwards led to an opportunity with Ryan Murphy, how she maintained a work-life balance as a young mother, and how she uses her “why” to stay positive throughout times of doubt.
Pastry chef Greg Mindel was once a deli boy, an apprentice for famous chefs, and a sleepless croissant maniac - but now he’s the founder and owner of Neighbor Bakehouse, a flourishing bakery in San Francisco’s Dogpatch. How did working for free build his network? What did he need to get a bank loan, even though the bakery business was still young? He also explains why he sacrificed sleep for free warehouse rent, what qualities make a good leader, and which special ingredient will make your business stand out in the competition. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting our podcast! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Comedian, actor, and comedy writer Wayne Federman wasn’t always comfortable in front of a crowd. So how did he transform from a ventriloquist with stage fright to a comedian working with Judd Apatow, Larry David, and Jimmy Fallon? How did identifying his true calling help him through periods of rejection and discomfort? He also shares his favorite quotes from self-help books and George Burns, explains the importance of setting specific goals, and reveals the benefits of being nice to college freshmen.Take our audience survey so we can get to know you! Find the link on our Facebook page or our website https://www.dontkeepyourdayjob.com/survey/
Entertainment, advertising, editorial, and fine art photographer Elisabeth Caren shares her 10-year journey towards discovering what fuels her existence. Now she shoots portraits for high-profile celebrities such as Serena Williams and Amy Adams - but it wasn’t always that way. Find out what she did to become a professional photographer without an MFA, how she created opportunities to build her photography portfolio, how she balanced her client’s needs with her own creative freedom, and why working for free was the best career decision she made. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting the show! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Ari Herstand - blogger, musician, indie artist encyclopedia, and now published author - joins Cathy to discuss his favorite unconventional strategies to invent opportunities and increase your income. How can you leverage the internet to crowdfund your career? How often should you reset and reevaluate your goals? He also shares the importance of understanding your full business, stories of small artists who became a success from Periscope and Patreon, and the doors that unexpectedly open when you say “yes” to the side man trumpet gig.
You're inspired to pursue your creative dream - but where the heck do you even begin? This week, Cathy shares the first good habits that will kickstart your success. What do you specifically need to ask yourself? What steps can you make right now? She also answers questions from some listeners about gaining more attention and creating stories behind the content. This is the year of no excuses, so stop working for someone else's dream and start taking action to turn your creative passion into a full-time career.
Welcome to Don’t Keep Your Day Job! In this first episode, Cathy reveals the secrets that have transformed her creative career into a success. What advice from other creative minds has inspired her? How did a stranger on a standby flight change her life? What is the biggest excuse that holds people back from achieving their dreams, and how can you get motivated to overcome that? Say goodbye to that 9 to 5 grind, and start making strides towards the career change so you can make money doing what you truly love.
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