Don't Keep Your Day Job

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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… read more

199 Episodes | 2017 - 2019

Cathy Helps Two Listeners See What's Possible

September 19th, 2019


How much action can you take when you realize what is possible in your future? Cathy helps a listener who is struggling to make sales with her sticker business, and another listener who is feeling depleted from juggling …

A Mind Blowing Conversation About the Way We Think - Mark Gober

September 16th, 2019


What is possible when you change your reality? Mark Gober, author of An End to Upside Down Thinking and podcast host of Where Is My Mind? let his curiosity lead him into a new world about the way our consciousness …

How to Get Rich - Ramit Sethi

September 12th, 2019


How can you flip the negative beliefs you've created around money? Ramit Sethi, bestselling author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich is on a mission to empower entrepreneurs to find the idea that'll grow into a financially …

What They Should Have Taught Us in School But Didn’t

September 9th, 2019


What are the essential lessons to a successful career and life that you didn't learn in school? This year we revisit the topic of What they didn't …

Living the Life You Desire Instead of What Others Want For You

September 5th, 2019


How do you break free from the expectations that other people have for you, or the self-sabotaging expectations you've created for yourself? This episode features a sneak peek of Cathy's book about how to trust that you …

How to Stick With It When You Feel Like Giving Up

September 2nd, 2019


How can you stay focused on your big vision goals when you're feeling discouraged or hopeless? Cathy shares her advice on how to prevent yourself from quitting in the dip, how to set yourself up to ensure you take the …

How to Execute Your Vision - Lauryn Evarts & Michael Bosstick

August 29th, 2019


How can you keep yourself accountable to follow through on your dreams? Blogger Lauryn Evarts and entrepreneur Michael Bosstick, the husband and wife …

5 Masterclasses on Attracting & Serving Your Perfect Audience

August 26th, 2019


How do you find your ideal audience, speak their language, and get them to like the true you? This episode features 5 mini masterclasses with expert entrepreneurs including Tracy Matthews, Emily McDowell, and more about …

How to Create Your Signature Offer

August 22nd, 2019


How do you figure out the signature offer that people will pay you for? Cathy shares a coaching call about how to package your menu of prices, how to make money when your customers have different incomes, why it takes …

How to Defeat Your Inner Critic & Creative Blocks - Danielle Krysa of The Jealous Curator

August 19th, 2019


How do you get creative when you're feeling blocked and discouraged by your inner critic? Danielle Krysa, artist, author, and creator of the popular …

How I Made A Music Career After Being Dropped From A Label

August 15th, 2019


How do you find a new path after your dreams have been crushed? Cathy shares how she made six figures through songwriting after believing her music career was a lost hope. You'll also learn the key strategies that …

Finding Huge Success After 40 - Lisa Congdon

August 12th, 2019


How do you transition into a creative career when you've already dedicated decades to different day jobs? Lisa Congdon, artist, illustrator, and bestselling author didn't discover her passion for art until her 30s, and …

4 Exercises to Discover Your Passion Project

August 8th, 2019


How can you identify what truly lights you up and where to direct your focus? Cathy shares a piece of her exclusive Dare to Dream Workshop, including …

How a Vegan YouTuber Became Popular Without a Food Network Show - Jenné Claiborne

August 5th, 2019


How can your resourcefulness lead you to where you can serve the most? Jenné Claiborne, YouTuber, vegan chef, and author always had an …

Learning to Restore - A Sneak Peek Chapter of My Book

August 1st, 2019


How do you make the time and space to replenish when it seems like there's so much to do and so many thoughts running through your head? Cathy reads a special preview of her book about the significance of slowing down, …

How a Writer Became a Bestselling Author By Speaking Her Truth - Jennifer Weiner

July 29th, 2019


How do you find the courage to tell a story that speaks your truth? Jennifer Weiner, bestselling author and novelist of books like Good In Bed, In Her Shoes, and Mrs. Everything used her pain to rise up and become one …

How a Dancer/Choreographer Hustled to 1.6 Million YouTube Subscribers - Mihran Kirakosian

July 25th, 2019


When you put in the blood, sweat and tears into your passion, what amazing impact becomes within reach? Mihran Kirakosian, dancer, choreographer, and YouTube sensation didn't grow up wealthy, but he did have a …

Own Your Everyday - Jordan Lee Dooley

July 22nd, 2019


How can you step into who you're meant to be and what you're meant to do? Jordan Lee Dooley, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster has …

Life Advice For Creatives with Adam J. Kurtz

July 18th, 2019


What possibilities are waiting on the other side of embracing who you really are? Adam J. Kurtz, artist, illustrator, and bestselling author has grown his career by expressing his true voice of humor, optimism, and …

How to Grow 1 Million Followers Through Real Talk - Sazan Hendrix

July 15th, 2019


How do you find the courage to be honest about your imperfect life? Sazan Hendrix, lifestyle and beauty blogger, YouTuber, influencer and podcaster made a brave step to share the real, raw, messy parts of her life - and …

The Power of Storyselling

July 11th, 2019


How can you use storyselling as your most powerful marketing tool? Cathy shares why we as human beings are so deeply drawn to stories, how successful …

Everyone Is Qualified To Make An Impact - Ben Higgins

July 8th, 2019


How do you create a meaningful impact? Ben Higgins, cofounder of Generous Coffee never imagined that he would rise to fame on The Bachelor - but he …

How to Expand Your Network - Darrah Brustein

July 4th, 2019


How can you build a vibrant business by fostering a networking community? Darrah Brustein, entrepreneur, writer, and the go-to expert at connecting people has been able to design a life that gives her freedom and …

How to Get Unstuck

July 1st, 2019


How much action would you take if you knew that building a successful business doesn't require expertise, credentials, or a million followers? Cathy …

How to Use Marketing to Make A Sale - Career Contessa's Lauren McGoodwin

June 27th, 2019


How can you take your customer on a journey so they get to know, like, and trust you? Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of the popular career website …

How to Avoid the Perfection Trap - James Victore

June 24th, 2019


How do you find the permission to let done be better than perfect? James Victore, artist, designer, and author of Feck Perfuction launched his career …

How to Create a Career with All Parts of Yourself - Sara Auster

June 20th, 2019


How can you evolve into a new career without leaving behind your other passions and identities? Sara Auster was a successful artist when she …

How to Break Through Self Doubt & Set Achievable Goals Towards Success - Jillian Michaels

June 17th, 2019


How can you break the cycle of self sabotage and set yourself up for achievable wins? Jillian Michaels, fitness expert, best-selling author, podcaster, and top wellness entrepreneur has built a worldwide reputation of …

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

June 13th, 2019


How do you build confidence to take action when you constantly feel like a fraud? Cathy shares how she's dealt with that pesky impostor syndrome, how you can feed yourself with reminders of self worth, and how to …

How Grassroots Marketing Built a Fierce Tribe of 7 Million Subscribers - theSkimm's Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin

June 10th, 2019


How did a conversation on the couch transform into a popular newsletter with over 7 million subscribers? Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, …

The 3 Essential Steps to Grow Your Empathy Empire

June 6th, 2019


What are the key ingredients to starting and scaling a heart centered business? Cathy shares her masterclass on the 3 most important steps to transform that passion project into a living, including how to identify your …

The Keys to a Thriving Work Life - Adam Grant

June 3rd, 2019


How can you design work that is more meaningful through the act of giving and receiving? Adam Grant, best-selling author, TEDTalk speaker, …

Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine Talks About How to Find Success and Pitch Yourself - Jason Feifer

May 30th, 2019


How can you turn a cold pitch into an exercise in empathy? Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, writer and podcaster scaled up the …

How to Scale Your Business with One Thousand True Fans - Tracy Matthews

May 27th, 2019


How can you grow a thriving business with just a select group of true fans? Tracy Matthews, jewelry designer, entrepreneur, and podcaster has helped thousands of creatives and makers expand their business by focusing on …

How to Grow Your Business with Heart

May 23rd, 2019


You could have all the strategies and tools in place to start constructing your business, but you can't build the audience without heart. Cathy …

How to Step Into Your Intuition - Robyn Youkilis

May 20th, 2019


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 …

How to Stop Your Perfectionism

May 16th, 2019


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 …

How to Become a Tony Award Winning Playwright - Steven Levenson

May 13th, 2019


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 …

Cathy Gives a Listener an Idea to Monetize Her Business

May 9th, 2019


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 …

Why You'll Never Have To Sell Anything Again - Laura Belgray

May 6th, 2019


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 …

How to Identify Your Fear and Move Into Action - Ruth Soukup

May 2nd, 2019


How do you recognize the biggest fears that hold you back from dreaming big and taking action? Ruth Soukup, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and …

How Vulnerability Went Viral - Morgan Harper Nichols

April 29th, 2019


How did sharing a moment of brokenness lead to a massive audience? Morgan Harper Nichols, writer, artist, and musician never thought her work was …

Revealing A Juicy Addition to the Book

April 25th, 2019


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. …

An Incredible Story About the Power of Your Alter Ego - Todd Herman

April 22nd, 2019


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 …

Another Powerful Coaching Session with a Brave Listener

April 18th, 2019


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. …

A Meaningful Conversation with the Best-Selling Author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - Mark Manson

April 15th, 2019


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 …

How to Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs

April 11th, 2019


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 …

How a Florist Designed A Life With No Regrets - Emma Elizabeth Bates

April 8th, 2019


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 …

How to Build Your Confidence

April 4th, 2019


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 …

How to Level Up Your Business

April 1st, 2019


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 …

How A Couple Shared Their Struggles & Changed the World - Danielle Silverstein

March 28th, 2019


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 …

How Starbucks Built an Empire with Empathy - Howard Schultz

March 25th, 2019


How did one man’s values and principles transform Starbucks into the coffee legacy that it is today? Howard Schultz, former CEO & Chairman of …

How to Serve the World

March 21st, 2019


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 Vote For Your Soul - Sarah Blondin

March 18th, 2019


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 …

How Rejection Made a Flower Company Blossom - John Tabis of Bouqs

March 14th, 2019


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 …

How to Crowdfund Your Creative Career - Amanda Palmer

March 11th, 2019


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. …

How to Get Clear On Your Desire - Heidi Stevens

March 7th, 2019


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 …

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a 7 Figure Business - Cynthia Jamin

March 4th, 2019


How can your story turn your hobby into a multi-million dollar business? Cynthia Jamin, founder of the extraordinary children's dress brand …

How to Play Big - Tara Mohr

February 28th, 2019


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 …

How to Disrupt The Status Quo - Miki Agrawal

February 25th, 2019


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 …

How to Become A Broadway Star - Jessica Vosk

February 21st, 2019


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 …

How to Make Fear Your Friend - Meera Lee Patel

February 18th, 2019


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 …

Why Happiness is Overrated - Emily Esfahani Smith

February 14th, 2019


Instead of happiness, what should we really strive towards? Emily Esfahani Smith, writer, author and TEDTalk speaker has spent years researching the …

How to Be Okay With Not Feeling Okay - Dani DiPirro

February 11th, 2019


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 …

How to Discover Your Self Worth - Kate Northrup

February 7th, 2019


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 …

How to Be A Flourishing Freelancer - Joy Cho

February 4th, 2019


What does it take to build your own successful freelance career? Joy Cho, designer, blogger, author, creator, and founder of Oh Joy! has navigated …

How Cats & Coffee Inspired a Thriving Business - Zanetta Kok

January 31st, 2019


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 …

How to Find the Road to Success - Susie Moore

January 28th, 2019


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? …

How to Launch A Jewelry Collection - Marcela Ponce

January 24th, 2019


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 …

How to Change The World Without Being An Expert - Suze Schwartz of Unplug Meditation

January 21st, 2019


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 …

How a Vegan Blogger Made $80,000 in 3 Months - Tomi Makanjuola

January 17th, 2019


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 …

How to Live Life On Your Terms - Sarah Knight

January 14th, 2019


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 …

How to Build a Bookstore on Wheels - Brandi Morpurgo

January 10th, 2019


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 …

How Ice Cream Saves The World - Natasha Case of Coolhaus

January 7th, 2019


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 …

How Empathy Launched A Viral Movement - Emily McDowell

January 3rd, 2019


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 …

How 2018's Best Wisdom Creates Your Best New Year

December 31st, 2018


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, …

How a Cheesecake Craving Led to A Calling - Greg Franklin

December 27th, 2018


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 …

How an Unemployed Journalist Rose Into a Filmmaker - Becky Scott

December 24th, 2018


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 …

Set A Meeting With Yourself

December 20th, 2018


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 …

How to Use Words to Make Your Audience Love You - Laura Belgray

December 17th, 2018


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 …

Stay in the Flow

December 13th, 2018


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 …

How to Map What You Desire Most - Danielle LaPorte

December 10th, 2018


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 …

Trust in the Things You Love

December 6th, 2018


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 …

How an Immigrant Worked from Rags to Riches - Edible Arrangements Tariq Farid

December 3rd, 2018


How does giving back to your community result in an international empire with over 1200 locations? Tariq Farid, founder of Edible Arrangements grew …

Make Space for Self Care

November 29th, 2018


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 …

How to Make Your Creativity Your Career - Andy J. Pizza

November 26th, 2018


How does your creative chaotic mind evolve into a creative career? Andy J. Pizza, illustrator and host of the ultra-inspiring Creative Pep Talk …

How Gratitude Makes Us Happy

November 22nd, 2018


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 …

How to Turn Pain into Purpose - The Last Bookstore's Josh Spencer

November 19th, 2018


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 …

Opportunity Is All Around Us All The Time

November 15th, 2018


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 …

How to Do All Those Things You've Always Wanted to Do - Lara Casey

November 12th, 2018


How do you cultivate what ultimately matters to your legacy - and make it happen? Lara Casey, entrepreneur, blogger, best-selling author, and founder …

You Are Built To Soar

November 8th, 2018


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 …

What Makes You Impressive - Vanessa Van Edwards

November 5th, 2018


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 …

We Live in A Time Like No Other

November 1st, 2018


How many incredible, magical creations can you make with tools and resources you have at your fingertips? Imagine everything that's possible with …

How to Design Your Creative Path - Patrick Cain

October 29th, 2018


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 …

Look for the Evidence of Your Success

October 25th, 2018


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 …

How to Choose Wonder Over Worry - Amber Rae

October 22nd, 2018


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 …

You Have the Life You Believe You Deserve

October 18th, 2018


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 …

Why Gritty People Win - Angela Duckworth

October 15th, 2018


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 …

Live Concert Special! with Kyler England

October 11th, 2018


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 …

You Won the Lottery! 100th Episode Special

October 8th, 2018


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 …

How to Make a Creative Blueprint - Halle Stanford of The Jim Henson Company

October 4th, 2018


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 …

How to Change Your Subconscious Mind

October 1st, 2018


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 …

Not Everyone Has to Like You

September 27th, 2018


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 …

What Motivates You the Most - Daniel Pink

September 24th, 2018


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 …

You Are Closer Than You Think

September 20th, 2018


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 …

How to Curate A Sweet Candy Empire - Sugarfina's Rosie O'Neill

September 17th, 2018


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 …

What Do You Believe is Possible?

September 13th, 2018


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 …

How A Compliment Turned a Teacher into an Entrepreneur - Melissa Camilleri

September 10th, 2018


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 …

What's The Story You Tell Yourself?

September 6th, 2018


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 …

How to Quit Your Day Job (What They Don't Teach in School, Part II)

September 3rd, 2018


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 …

What They Don't Teach in School, Part I

August 28th, 2018


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 …

How to Stop Overthinking

August 27th, 2018


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 …

How to Recreate the Recipe for Success - Gigi Butler of Gigi's Cupcakes

August 27th, 2018


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 …

How to Be Your Highest Self - Sahara Rose

August 20th, 2018


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 …

How to Network with Authenticity - Jordan Harbinger

August 13th, 2018


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 …

What is the Third Door - Alex Banayan

July 30th, 2018


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 …

How to Craft a Life You Love - Amy Tangerine

July 23rd, 2018


How do you craft a soul, a mindset, and habits that lead to purpose and joy? Amy Tangerine, fashion designer, scrapbooker, author, and craft …

How to Declutter Your Mind - Lili Pettit

July 16th, 2018


How can cleansing your physical space also heal your soul? Lili Pettit, founder of Clutter Healing, personal home organizer, and breathwork coach …

How to Keep It Real on Social Media - Amy Jo Martin

July 9th, 2018


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 …

How to Achieve Greatness - Lewis Howes

July 2nd, 2018


What does it mean to reach "greatness?" Lewis Howes, best-selling author, entrepreneur, host of the popular podcast The School of Greatness, and …

What is The Artist's Way - Julia Cameron

June 25th, 2018


How do you unlock your creative brilliance? Julia Cameron, author of the international bestselling book The Artist's Way wrote this inspiring and …

How to Rise Up After 10,000 "No"s - Matthew Del Negro

June 18th, 2018


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 …

How to Grow an Engaged Facebook Group - Jill Stanton

June 11th, 2018


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 …

How to Find Your Voice on YouTube - Hannah Hart

June 4th, 2018


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 …

How to Do It Scared - Ruth Soukup

May 28th, 2018


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 …

How to Be Boss - Emily Thompson & Kathleen Shannon

May 21st, 2018


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 …

How to Find Your Purpose - Jessica Huie

May 14th, 2018


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. …

How to Make the Jump - Mike Lewis

May 7th, 2018


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 …

What Are You Meant to Do - Jeff Goins

April 30th, 2018


Is it possible that many artists are far from starving? Are all successful artists truly an original? Debunk the myths about "real artists" with …

How to Lead a Joyful Life - Martha Beck

April 23rd, 2018


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 …

How to Build a Business - The Basics

April 16th, 2018


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 …

How to Be A Badass - Jen Sincero

April 9th, 2018


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 - …

How to Find Your Audience

April 2nd, 2018


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? …

How Radical Empathy Strengthens Your Business - Seth Godin

March 26th, 2018


How can we "see" others to help solve their problems? Why should you prioritize interactions over passions? Seth Godin - best-selling author, …

How to Climb the Acting Career Mountain - Jenna Fischer

March 19th, 2018


"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 …

Bonus: Introducing Safe For Work

March 17th, 2018


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 …

How Courage & Clarity Can Launch Your Business - Steph Crowder

March 12th, 2018


How do you launch a product with minimal complications? What do your customers actually want, other than a solution? How can you maximize your …

How to Build Your Creative Empire - Christina Scalera

March 5th, 2018


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 …

What Makes a Good Life - Jonathan Fields

February 26th, 2018


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 …

How to Empower Your Money Mindset - Hilary Hendershott

February 19th, 2018


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 …

How to Find the Work You Love - Lisa Loeb

February 12th, 2018


Lisa Loeb - Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist struck major success with her platinum hit song "Stay". But …

How Everything Can Be Possible - Shelli Varela

February 5th, 2018


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 …

How to Teach What You Love

January 29th, 2018


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How to Launch A Boutique Business - Christy Wright

January 22nd, 2018


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 …

How to Train A Happy Mind - Lori Harder

January 15th, 2018


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 …

How a Side Hustle Fuels Your Dream - Chris Guillebeau

January 8th, 2018


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 …

How to Set & Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

January 1st, 2018


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, …

Best of 2017 - Holiday Highlight Reel

December 25th, 2017


In celebration of the holidays, we revisit this year's top moments from some of our favorite guests, including Bobbi Brown, Saul Blinkoff, Jonathan …

How a Career Change Feeds Your Soul - Nancy Kruger Cohen

December 18th, 2017


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 …

How to Do More in Less Time

December 11th, 2017


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 …

How to Start An Etsy Shop - Kruti Patel Goyal

December 4th, 2017


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, …

How to Set & Achieve Your Goals - Jenna Kutcher

November 27th, 2017


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 …

How to be Grateful - Binny Freedman

November 20th, 2017


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 …

Ask Me Anything - Facebook vs. Instagram, Client Growth & Too Many Passions

November 13th, 2017


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 …

How to Be Productive - Carey Bentley

November 6th, 2017


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, …

How to Overcome Your Fears - Halloween Special

October 30th, 2017


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How Instagram Can Grow Your Business - Jasmine Star

October 23rd, 2017


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, …

How to Design Meaningful Work - Debbie Millman

October 16th, 2017


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 …

How to Start a Podcast

October 9th, 2017


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? …

How a TV Writer Defines Success - David Sacks

October 2nd, 2017


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 …

How to Revolutionize the Fashion Business Model - Tamara Mellon

September 25th, 2017


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How to Get Grit - Caroline Miller

September 18th, 2017


What does it take to win an Olympic gold medal? Overcome an addiction? Achieve your most difficult, life-long goals? Caroline Miller, author of …

How to Master Online Marketing - Amy Porterfield

September 11th, 2017


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Why Wait For January 1st? - Q&A with Cathy

September 4th, 2017


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 …

How to Use Live Video | Q&A - Luria Petrucci

August 28th, 2017


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How to Find Happiness After "Happy Days" | Q&A - Don Most

August 21st, 2017


Cathy answers your questions about how to break through an overly saturated market, and whether you should keep persisting or try a new approach. …

How to Design the Fashion You Want - Trina Turk

August 14th, 2017


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 …

#HustleHard - Q&A with Cathy

August 7th, 2017


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 …

How to Leap into Choreography - Mandy Moore

July 31st, 2017


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." …

How to Become an Installation Artist - David Wiseman

July 24th, 2017


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 …

How to Churn Up the Next Halo Top - Doug Bouton

July 17th, 2017


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? …

How to Design a Home Decor Empire - Jonathan Adler

July 11th, 2017


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 to Grow Your Side Hustle - Nick Loper

July 4th, 2017


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? …

How to Brew a Successful Coffee Brand - Colby Barr

June 27th, 2017


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 …

How to Become a Jewelry Designer - Freida Rothman

June 20th, 2017


Freida Rothman has sold her luxury jewelry and accessories in giant national retail stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. After years of helping …

How to Arrange a Flower Design Business - Carly Cylinder

June 13th, 2017


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 …

How a Makeup Artist Became a Makeup Brand - Bobbi Brown

June 6th, 2017


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 - …

How to Bake Up a Business Plan - SusieCakes

May 30th, 2017


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 …

How to Create a Global Skin Care Line - Kristeen Griffin-Grimes

May 23rd, 2017


Kristeen Griffin-Grimes’ boutique company, French Girl Organics has a successful line of luxury skincare and beauty products across the country - and …

How to Pursue Acting and Activism - Ed Begley Jr.

May 16th, 2017


Ed Begley Jr. ("St. Elsewhere," "Better Call Saul," "Arrested Development") is a Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor who has become a household …

How to Be Happy - Gretchen Rubin

May 9th, 2017


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 to Become an Artistic Painter - Rebecca Schweiger

May 2nd, 2017


Rebecca Schweiger - internationally acclaimed artist, author, and founder of New York City’s #1 art school, the Art Studio NY - was already …

How to Expand from 10% to 100% Entrepreneur - Patrick McGinnis

April 25th, 2017


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 …

How to Start a Podcast Network - Mignon Fogarty

April 18th, 2017


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 …

How to Achieve Positive Thinking Through Mindfulness - Susan Kaiser Greenland

April 11th, 2017


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 …

How to Write a Bestselling Book - Emily Giffin

April 4th, 2017


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 …

How to Become a Pottery Maker - Brian Giniewski

March 28th, 2017


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 …

How to Craft a Successful DIY Blog - Elise Blaha Cripe

March 21st, 2017


Blogger Elise Blaha Cripe, founder of Get to Work Book, has experimented with a variety of DIY projects - scrapbooking, letterpress prints, wedding name it, she’s done it. But how did she figure out …

How to Become a Fashion Designer - Susan Lazar

March 14th, 2017


Fashion designer Susan Lazar has sold her clothing line in national luxury department stores such as Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, and Saks. Find …

How to Become the Pentatonix Vocal Arranger - Ben Bram

March 7th, 2017


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 …

How to Animate Your Destiny - Saul Blinkoff

February 28th, 2017


Animator and director Saul Blinkoff ("Doc McStuffins", "Mulan", "Pocahontas") always wanted a job in animation and films. But first, he had to figure …

How to Direct a Work-Life Balance - Maggie Kiley

February 21st, 2017


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 …

How a Small Business Bakery has Risen - Greg Mindel

February 14th, 2017


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 to Become a Comedian - Wayne Federman

February 7th, 2017


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 …

How to Become a Photographer - Elisabeth Caren

January 31st, 2017


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 …

How to Use the New Creative Business Model - Ari Herstand

January 24th, 2017


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 …

What Can You Do Today?

January 17th, 2017


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 …

Turning Your Dream Job into a Reality

January 10th, 2017


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 …

Introducing Don't Keep Your Day Job

January 3rd, 2017


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