Progressholic

Progressholic

By Devesh Tilokani
At Progressholic, we highlight stories of individuals dedicated to the progress of self and society to educate you on creating impact within yourself and the communities that you operate in.
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Ep 058 - How Creators can Unlock their True Full Potential with Dalton Dowson, Entrepreneur, Artist and Creative Director
In this episode, we speak to Dalton Dowson who is an entrepreneur, artist, model and creative director. He is the founder and owner KindyNos Designs, art and design company focused on apparel.  He is also the co founder of Beyond -Rogue Magazine, focused on showcasing creatives stories through film photography and is currently represented by Ciotti Models. He is also the creative director for the 2020 Rest in Peace Spur Fashion Show. Some of the topics we cover in the podcast are: - the right mindset for creators to grow - his experience growing up in a small town - how failures can be your biggest learning experiences  - his experience working as a creative director for a fashion show - the importance of entrepreneurship, especially for university students  Here are some links to get in touch with Dalton: Personal - https://www.instagram.com/daltonneverreturned/ Kindysworld - https://www.instagram.com/kindysworld/ Beyond Rogue Mag - https://www.instagram.com/beyondroguemag/ Directed by Dalton - https://www.instagram.com/directedbydalton/
1:46:21
July 13, 2020
Ep 057 - Creating a more Diverse and Inclusive World with Certified Counselor, Jahmaal Marshall
In this epsiode, we speak to Jahmaal Marshall who is the Global Lead for the Field Office Interns and Fellows Program at International Justice Mission which is a non-profit Anti Human trafficking agency that looks to bring about system reform on the global scale.  He also works part time as an advisor and counselor. His desire is to help clients unlock their potential by simply being themselves. Some of the topics we cover are: - How dealing with systemic racism is a marathon, not a sprint - How having a hunger for other cultures is so important - How to create a diverse and inclusive workplace - The importance of listening - How to deal with hate Here is the link to Jahmaal's Linkedin to get in touch with him: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jahmaalmarshall/
30:11
July 10, 2020
Ep 056 - How To Build Resiliency to Achieve Your Goals with Tanveer Mostafa, Host of Blessed for Success Podcast
In this episode, we speak to Tanveer Mostafa who is the host of the Blessed for Success Podcast where he interviews note-worthy guests about how to overcome the challenges and obstacles of life and still end up successful in some form. He is also the top performer in his role at Salesforce achieving rep of the year in 2019.  It wasn’t always this way. Tanveer was heavily bullied for the majority of his life and eventually became depressed during his years in University where he became overweight and burnt out.  Since then he managed to battle through adversity, turn his life around and find his dream job in his dream city of Toronto. Some of the topics we discuss in the podcast are:  - importance of defining success - emulating your idols - building self confidence  - his experience volunteering with Gary Vee - Why Adversity can help you learn Here are some of the links to reach Tanveer and the Blessed for Success Podcast: Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/blessed-for-success/id1495762327 Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanveermostafa/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/blessedforsuccesspc/
32:30
July 7, 2020
Ep 055 - How Being an Introvert Can Be Your Biggest Strength with Godwin Chan, Host of the Digital Introverts
In this episode, we speak to Godwin Chan who is the host of the "Digital Introverts" podcast, a show where introverts share their success and failure stories and discuss how they thrive in the digital age.  Godwin is also writing his first book, titled “Digital Introverts: Why Today's Most Successful Individuals Harness Introversion to Thrive," which is expected to be published in December 2020.  Some of the topics we discuss are: - How being an introvert is actually an asset - How he got over his fear of public speaking - Misconceptions people have about introverts - How the digital environment has made it easier for introverts to express themselves. - 6 Levels of Human Connection Here are some links to get in touch with Godwin: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/godwinhschan/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/godwinhschan Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/godwinhschan/ Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/7eWFM8KvuVliqBPY502qtt
56:54
July 5, 2020
Ep 054 - How To Increase Your Happiness with the Happiness Equation
All human activities are motivated by two impulses: revulsion to sorrow or yearning for joy. Since happiness is the goal at an individual and societal level, it really is important to figure out where is happiness located? Therefore, in this episode, we speak about where exactly is happiness located and how you can try to increase it using something called the happiness equation.
09:56
June 30, 2020
Ep 053 - Optimizing your 7 Dimensions of Health with Best Selling Author & Ultra Marathoner, Armando Cruz
In this episode, we speak to Armando Cruz who is a best selling author, ultra-marathoner, lifestyle physical therapist, and legacy coach.  Armando has climbed mountains, run over 100 miles in a day in swamps filled with snakes and alligators, has lived out of his car, and has rollerbladed and surfed in hurricanes but his biggest adventure has been fatherhood. Some of the topics that we discuss are: - Optimizing 7 dimensions of health - How to deal with the emotional log you are carrying - His journey of running a 100 miles in a day - Importance of having values and a belief system - importance of understanding your strengths and weaknesses Here are some links to get in touch with Armando: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/cruzarmando/ Website - http://www.armandocruz.com/ Get his book - http://legacycodebook.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/acruz3/
46:45
June 30, 2020
Ep 052 - How To Increase Your Self Confidence with Confidence Coach Linda Tilson
In this episode, we speak to Linda Tilson who is a confidence coach and business owner of Learn from Linda, which specializes in the development and delivery of interactive, facilitated workshops and personalized one-on-one coaching.  She is passionate about empowering people in their personal and professional settings and believes in creating a living legacy.  She is also the producer and host of the Guiding Light Podcast where it is her mission to create a safe haven for people to be empowered to make choices that touch, move, and inspire them to transform their current situations. Some of the topics we cover are: -  How To Deal With Low Self Confidence - 5 Step Conversational Process - Link between self confidence and leadership - Importance of Accountability - Difference between Empathy and Sympathy Here are some links to reach out to Linda: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/linda-tilson-732b4163/ Email - youlearnfromlinda@gmail.com Podcast - https://anchor.fm/linda-tilson-beacon/ Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/lindatilson_/
33:27
June 26, 2020
Ep 051 - How Self Love and Spirituality Can Help You Through Your Struggles with Mindset Coach Visa Shanmugam
In this episode, we speak to Mindset Coach Visa Shanmugam who is a change catalyst for professional women who are highly accomplished yet find themselves chasing happiness. She helps them overcome dis-empowering beliefs, release hidden shame and get them out of their heads to dive deep into their hearts. Having overcome a life-altering auto-immune disease and depression, to creating a life and career of her dreams, she has a unique take on helping women shift from feeling like a powerless spectator of their life to becoming the powerful creator of their future. Some of the topics that we cover in the podcast are: - Building Resilience through challenging times - listening to your inner intuition and compass - how to stop shaming your way to success - how to connect with your higher consciousness - how to master your emotions  Here are some links through which you can reach Visa: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/visashanmugam/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/visashanmugam/ Website - https://www.visalakshi.com/ Let us know what you think and how we can improve as we are always looking to continue providing you with more value!
42:55
June 23, 2020
Ep 050 - What does Modern Masculinity Look Like with Luke West, Host of the Imperfect Podcast
In this episode, we speak to Luke West about what modern masculinity looks like. Luke is the host of (im)perfect, a podcast that discusses manhood and masculinity more intentionally and purposefully. His mission is to connect with people on deeper levels through being an advocate of vulnerability and authenticity. This conversation is packed with immense value as we discuss topics such as:  - Power of Vulnerability  - Does the idea of Alpha and Beta Males exist? - Emotional Regulation in Men - How To Increase Your Self Confidence - How to Have Healthier Male to Male Interactions - Toxic Masculinity Here are some of the links through which you can reach Luke: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukejwest/ (im)perfect Podcast - https://anchor.fm/imperfectpod/episodes/imperfect---the-introduction-e5auhl Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theimperfectpod/ Let us know what you think and how we can improve as we are always looking to continue providing you with more value!
45:36
June 20, 2020
Ep 049 - How To Become a Mental Health Advocate with Jack.Org
In this episode, we speak to Shayan Yazdanapanah and Michelle Dowling from Jack.Org which is Canada's only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. Through initiatives like Do Something, Jack Talks, Jack Chapters and Jack Summits, young leaders identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities. Through ambitious innovations in youth mental health like Be There, Jack.Org aims to give people the mental health resources they need to educate themselves. Some of the topics that we cover in the podcast are:  - how to become a better mental health advocate  - 5 Golden Rules of Being There for Someone - can you still help someone if you are struggling with your own mental health?  To find out more about Jack.Org click on the links below: http://jack.org/ https://bethere.org/Home https://twitter.com/jackdotorg https://www.facebook.com/jackdotorg/ https://www.instagram.com/jackdotorg/ We hope this episode provides you with some value! We always love hearing from you so feel free to reach out to us and let us know how we can serve you better! 
46:50
June 13, 2020
Ep 048 - Understanding Mass Incarceration of African American Males in the US (Netflix Documentary 13th By Ava Duvernay)
US has 5 percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. In this episode, we speak about the Netflix Documentary, 13th, which explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.  The documentary shows how the adoption of the 13th Amendment transitioned African Americans from being enslaved in the past to a new age slavery due to a loophole that abolished slavery for everyone except criminals. You can watch the documentary through Netflix by searching, '13th by Ava Duvernay' in the search bar in Netflix. Disclaimer: We have tried our best to make sure that all the facts and information provided are accurate. If you think that there are any inaccuracies, please reach out to us and we would be more than happy to change that in our episode! Here are some charities that you can donate to help with the Black Lives Matter Movement: Black Lives Matter - https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 George Floyd Memorial Fund - https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd The Loveland Foundation - https://thelovelandfoundation.org/ Campaign Zero - https://www.joincampaignzero.org/ The NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund - https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6857/p/salsa/donation/common/public/?donate_page_KEY=15780&_ga=2.231342234.480782673.1591028794-1029022299.1591028794
06:46
June 10, 2020
Ep 047 - How To Elevate Your Career During and Post Pandemic with Career Search Zoom In
In this episode, we speak to Wayne Greenway from the Career Search Zoom-In Initiative. As we know, COVID-19 has had an unprecedented effect on the Canadian economy.  According to Statistics Canada, more than one million Canadians lost their jobs in March; another 800-thousand worked less than half their usual hours. Unique in Canada, a small team of Independent Career Professionals are volunteering to lead a nationwide initiative to help unemployed Canadians Each week, participants can join Career Search Zoom In, without charge to get their questions answered about career discernment, job search, resume writing, interview preparation or negotiation. Career Search Zoom In is every Thursday at 1 pm. Here is the eventbrite link to sign up for Career Search Zoom In as well as Wayne's Linkedin to reach out to him: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/career-zoom-in-ive-been-laid-off-now-what-tickets-105443205466 https://www.linkedin.com/in/wgreenway/ Let us know if you have any questions or concerns! We love hearing from you :)
21:07
June 8, 2020
Ep 046 - The Racial Wealth Gap in America (Inspired by Netflix Series Explained S01E01: The Racial Wealth Gap)
In 2016, the median household wealth for a white family in America is $171,000. However, the median household wealth for black households in America is $17,600. The George Floyd incident means that there is no excuse not to educate yourself on the systematic racism that African Americans face to this day. In this episode of the Progressholic podcast, we dive deeper into some of the reasons behind the racial wealth gap that exists in America today. Disclaimer: We have tried our best to make sure that all the facts and information provided are accurate. If you think that there are any inaccuracies, please reach out to us and we would be more than happy to change that in our episode! Here are some charities that you can donate to help with the Black Lives Matter Movement: Black Lives Matter - https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019 George Floyd Memorial Fund - https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd The Loveland Foundation - https://thelovelandfoundation.org/ Campaign Zero - https://www.joincampaignzero.org/ The NAACP’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund - https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6857/p/salsa/donation/common/public/?donate_page_KEY=15780&_ga=2.231342234.480782673.1591028794-1029022299.1591028794
07:25
June 5, 2020
Ep 045 - Ways To Help Out and Resources To Educate Yourself after the George Floyd Incident
Honestly, I am at a loss for words for the brutality that George Floyd faced. Our prayers go out to the Floyd family. Words cannot describe what they and so many others are going through right now! At Progressholic, we decided to share some resources on how you can help out and educate yourself on racism. Here are some ways to help out: - Donate to Black Lives Matter (https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019) - Get involved with your local Black Lives Matter Chapter (Full list - https://blacklivesmatter.com/chapters/) - Donate to a bail fund. Some Twitter users are crowd sourcing lists of local organizations that help bail out protesters who get arrested. (https://twitter.com/costarastrology/status/1266393495260008448) - Support Campaign Zero, a police reform group that has been working on policy solutions “informed by data and human rights principles (https://www.joincampaignzero.org/) - Sign a petition: Civil rights group Color of Change launched a petition asking that all the officers involved in Floyd’s death are brought to justice. (https://act.colorofchange.org/sign/justiceforfloyd_george_floyd_minneapolis) - Or another petition: The “Justice for George Floyd” petition on Change.org already has 8.5 million supporters. (https://bit.ly/36NCsGv) Here are some podcasts, Films, TV Shows, Articles which might shed some light on these tragic events and help educate yourself (Shoutout to @southasiansforblacklives for making this extensive list): 5 podcasts  - 1619 (New York Times) - About Race - Intersectionality Matters! Hosted by Kimberle Crenshaw - Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast - Pod For the Cause (from the leadership conference on civil and human rights 5 Films or TV Series - 13th with Ava Duvernay on Netflix - American Son WITH Kenny Leon on Netflix - Dear White People on Netflix - When They See Us by Ava Duvernay on Netflix - The Hate You Give by George Tillman Jr – Hulu 5 Articles - 'America's Racial Contract is Killing Us' by Adam Serwer - Atlantic (May 8, 2020) - Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists) - 'My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant' by Jose Antonio Vargas (NYT Mag (June 22, 2011) - The 1619 Project (all the articles) - The New York Times Magazine  - 'The Intersectionality Wars' by Jane Coaston - Vox (May 28, 2019) If you are not able to find the links to something, please reach out to us and we can send it across!
06:41
June 1, 2020
Ep 044 - How Spirituality Has Helped Navigating The Uncertainty Of The Pandemic with Spiritual Coach Tihana Deanovic
In this episode, we speak to Tihana Deanovic who is a Toronto-based psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, nutritionist, and reiki master healer.  She is also the Founder and Director of Spiritlicious, an inclusive Health and Wellness Studio that makes therapy, nutrition, and spirituality (of all shapes and forms) accessible to all who need it. She is also a trained by the one and only psychiatrist and author of Many Lives Many Masters Dr. Brian Weiss in past life therapy, and is a reiki master practitioner! Some of the topics that we cover are: - connection between mind, body and soul - the importance of breath work and journaling -  how to take care of your mind, body and soul during the pandemic  - Tihana's personal journey with spirituality To reach out to Tihana, click on these links below: Email - hello@spiritlicious.com Website - spiritlicious.com Some of the programs that Tihana is offering recently are:  1. $40 off all 1 hour and 1.5 hour sessions 2. Weekly mindfulness and breathwork training for stress, anxiety and more. 3. Free 30 min distant reiki healing sessions
43:41
May 31, 2020
Ep 043 - Solving the PPE shortages in the healthcare industry with 3-D PPE GTHA
In this episode, we speak to Maham and Kay from the 3D PPE GTHA team which is a grassroots, student-led initiative that aims to provide 3D-printed personal protective equipment (PPE) to front-line healthcare workers. These students aim to help alleviate the gap between the supply and demand of PPE in the Greater Toronto, Hamilton, Niagara, and Waterloo Areas by providing 3D printed face shields. With over 150+  3-D printers in their network and 66 healthcare organizations requesting PPE, 3-D PPE has been able to donate more than 15,000 face shields until now! If you are able to help out in any way, feel free to reach out to 3-D PPE through the links below: Website: 3dppegtha.ca Email: 3dppemcmaster@gmail.com Insta: @3dppe_gtha Twitter: @3DPPE_GTHA Facebook: @3DPPEGTHA
17:50
May 29, 2020
Ep 042 - How to Navigate the Job Market During and Post-Pandemic with Career Coach Mahdi Kafi
In this episode, we speak to Career Coach Mahdi Kafi who is the Founder of Primal Career where he helps professionals land more opportunities that will help them achieve a great career they deserve. As we all know, the pandemic has definitely affected the current job market and the job searching process. Therefore, we bought on Mahdi to speak more about the tactics that you can use to navigate this challenging job market during and post pandemic  Some of the topics we discuss are: - networking during the pandemic - career strategy for a fresh graduate - The right job search strategy during the pandemic - How to ace Video Interviews - Mindset Shift when job searching  If you would like to reach out to Mahdi, click on the links below: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mahdikafi/ Youtube - https://bit.ly/2LXD2bg
23:52
May 26, 2020
Ep 041 - Face Masks with High Efficiency Replaceable Filters that give back (Maskwell)
In this episode, we speak to Daniel Francavilla and Sal Chaudhry from the Maskwell Team. Maskwell builds re-usable masks that feature high-efficiency replaceable filters to help keep you healthy during uncertain times.  Launched as a result of the shortage of both personal protective masks and medical-grade masks globally, Maskwell provides locally designed, high-quality masks.  Every purchase also includes a donation to provide personal protection equipment to frontline workers in need (10% of all sales fund The Home Front). To find out more about Maskwell, click on the links below: Website - https://getmaskwell.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/getmaskwell/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/getmaskwell Twitter - https://twitter.com/getmaskwell?lang=en
19:25
May 24, 2020
Ep 040 - Spreading Positivity During The Pandemic with COVID Changemakers
In this episode, we speak to Kathy and Kristina from COVID Changemakers which is is an online awareness campaign aimed towards sharing stories of kindness and positivity during this stressful time. Our second goal is to showcase individuals/communities who are change agents by choosing to Stay Home. COVID Changemakers is a collaboration between McMaster and Ottawa’s medical school global health teams.  In this episode, we speak about: -the importance of kindness during the pandemic -what does it mean to create a positive impact during this pandemic -has COVID-19 bought out the best or worst in people? To check out COVID changemakers, click the links below: Facebook -  https://www.facebook.com/covidchangemakers Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/covidchangemakers/ Nomination Form - https://forms.gle/ndZ2d4XnFyiJPbzD9
20:58
May 20, 2020
Ep 039 - How To Support Your Neighbourhood Businesses during COVID-19 with Neighbourgood
In this episode, we speak to Emily Yau, founder of the Neighbourgood which is a social good initiative that is lending a hand to small businesses in Toronto. They first started off helping temporarily closed businesses - restaurants, cafes, bards, shops, services, fitness studios - to bring in cash flow by helping them sell gift cards. Since launching, they are now expanding their support by assembling a team of creators – photographers, videographers, designers, social media strategists – who want to donate their time and skills to help these small businesses. They are their neighbourgood (free)lancers. We speak about: - How did the idea of Neighbourgood come up? - Response from the customers and business side. - lessons learned from running a social good initiative Here are the links to check out Neighbourgood: Website - https://theneighbourgood.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theneighbourgood/ If you have certain skills within graphic design, social media marketing or photography, feel free to reach out to the Neighbourgood to possibly volunteer your time!
19:11
May 18, 2020
Ep 038 - How To Support the Frontlines During COVID-19 with Zoe Share, Head of Communications at Home Front
In this episode, we speak to Zoe Share who is the Head of Communications at Home Front, a volunteer organization acting as a central hub to help front line healthcare workers get the support they need during COVID-19. Zoe has also recently published a children's book, ABC Stay Home With Me, which focuses on the ABCs of social distancing while bringing together love, laughter and adventure. Some of the topics that we cover in the podcast are:  - the impact that Home Front is creating - finding a sense of purpose through uncertain times - the development of ABC Stay Home with Me - leadership during the pandemic If you would like to visit Home Front, click on this link: https://thehomefront.ca/ If you would like to check out ABC Stay Home With Me, click here: https://dearkids.squarespace.com/
31:20
May 11, 2020
Ep 037 - Writing Letters of Encouragement to Seniors at Care Homes with Caring and Connecting Pen Pal Initiative
In this episode, we speak to Charmaine Holland and Aliza Prodaniuk who are two young women spearheading the Caring and Connecting Pen Pal Initiative It began in the Niagara region and Hamilton, and has spread nationally and globally. They are mitigating the isolation that the elderly are experiencing during this unprecedented and difficult time through letters of encouragement. You can send a letter across to: caringandconnectinginitiative@gmail.com with the subject line, 'I am interested' for more information! All it takes is 5 minutes to make someone's day!
22:18
May 8, 2020
Ep 036 - International Students Support During COVID-19 in Canada with Educator David Mendoza
In this episode, we speak to David Mendoza  who is an Educator, Career Coach, and Entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience working in the post-secondary education system in Ontario supporting international students in all areas of career growth and personal development. He is the Director of Orbit 5, a learning initiative that prepares international students to transition smoothly into life in Canada, as well as a Professor at George Brown College where he teaches Career preparation related courses. In the episode, we focus on how international students can deal with the changed circumstances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic by focusing on topics such as:  - mental health awareness - career development during the pandemic - self care tips - skill development during the pandemic  If you would like to find out more about David, feel free to check out his Linkedin profile:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidandresmendoza/
40:16
May 7, 2020
Ep 035 - How To Support Healthcare Professionals during COVID-19 with GroceryHero
We spoke with Luca De Blasis, co founder of GroceryHero which is a free delivery matching service to help frontline medical workers focus on fighting COVID-19. They do that by matching front line medical workers with a volunteer grocery shopper in their neighbourhood. Volunteers, who do the shopping often as part of their regular grocery runs, are then reimbursed by the medical professional for the cost of the groceries. To date, they have had over 6000 signups and made 1450 matches. If you are a volunteer looking to help out healthcare professionals within your local community or a healthcare professional that would like this service, please visit:  https://www.getgroceryhero.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/groceryherocanada/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GroceryHeroCanada/ https://twitter.com/GroceryHeroCA
26:19
May 4, 2020
Ep 034 - Local Business Support During Covid-19 with GIFTForward
In this interview, we speak to Ryley Mehta who volunteers with GIFTForward, a social tech venture helping restaurants and other small businesses through the coronavirus-induced shutdown by selling discounted gift cards online. Since launching just over a month ago GIFTForward has sold over $40,000 in gift cards and is expanding quickly to new places. If you are a small business owner or someone that would like to support by buying a gift card, please visit their website: https://www.giftforward.co/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/giftforwardco/ Lets do our part and help out local businesses that have been severely affected by the pandemic!
13:11
May 1, 2020
Ep 033 - Remote Student Work Opportunities with Andrew Moss
If you are a student looking for summer work experience or a small business owner looking to hire for your business needs during our current uncertain times, then applied work experience would be really beneficial. We speak to Andrew Moss, founder of Applied Work Experience which is a platform connecting entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits, with a skilled post-secondary workforce. Here are the links to reach applied work experience or Andrew Moss if you have any more questions: https://www.appliedworkexperience.com/ https://www.instagram.com/appliedworkexperience/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewmoss01/ We are trying to highlight more individuals who are creating some sort of impact during the current pandemic. If you know of any organizations and people that would be interested in using this platform to speak more about their initiative, feel free to reach out to us!
24:44
April 27, 2020
(SELF) Ep 032 - Identifying Your What with Steve Olsher, Founder of Podcast Magazine
In this interview, we speak to Steve Olsher, Founder and Editor In Chief at Podcast Magazine, NY Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, Creator of The New Media Summit, and host of Reinvention Radio and Beyond 8 Figures. Some of the topics that we discuss are: - Identify Your What  - 4 Stages of Learning  - One Day Challenge - Power of Vulnerability  The predominant focus of this episode was on self progress. We hope that you are able to gain value from this interview. We love hearing from our community so feel free to reach out to us and let us know how we can improve!
38:45
April 22, 2020
New To Progressholic? Here is What We Are About!
In this quick intro, we speak briefly about what is a Progressholic and what is the purpose of this platform.
01:11
April 20, 2020
Ep 031 - Why Constant Learning Is Essential with Inspiration Engineer Cauveé
In this episode, we speak to Inspiration Engineer Cauveé who gives entrepreneurs a BOOST in energy, confidence and the courage to take massive action towards their purpose. He has been featured in the Huffington Post as a strategist to watch, is a Ted Talk speaker, published in Thrive Global, Influencive and Referral Rock as well as spoken at University of Delaware, Cal. State University, has spoken for YMCA, Toastmasters and many more! We speak about topics such as: - definition of leadership  - how to improve communication skills - how to be authentically YOU - what success means? - leveraging personal brand  - spiritual alignment Here are the links to connect with Cauveé: Website - www.cauvee.com Music - https://ampl.ink/2DkOe Instagram - www.instagram.com/Cauvee Facebook - www.facebook.com/Cauvee LinkedIn- www.linkedin.com/in/Cauvee Twitter - www.twitter.com/Cauvee Please leave us a review and let us know what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!
47:38
April 13, 2020
Ep 030 - How To Navigate a Global Pandemic with Best Selling Author Jordan Gross
This is a special episode that we created to focus on the times that we are in currently. Jordan Gross, a a startup founder, a 2x TEDx speaker, and a #1 best-selling author, speaks about his experience dealing with COVID-19 in New York, the current epicenter of the virus. In this episode, we dive into specific topics such as gratitude, power of connection, how to serve others, productivity hacks that all relate to a life living in the midst of a pandemic. We really hope this episode brings you value and from the Progressholic team, we really hope that you and your loved ones are healthy. Here are some links to reach Jordan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordangross9/ https://www.journeytocloudnine.com/
48:43
April 3, 2020
Ep 029 - What Great Leadership Looks Like with Leadership Coach Valeyne Grotrian
In this episode, we speak to Valeyne Grotrian who founded Agora Coaching & Training Solutions and is a Leadership & Career Coach. Holding the ACC credential, Val is a Certified Professional Coach through the International Coaching Federation. She has a Psychology of Leadership Certification through Cornell University and holds certifications as a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator & Clifton Strengths Coach. In this episode, we speak about the following topics: - her transition from corporate America to entrepreneurship - what it means to be a great leader - common misconceptions on leadership  - how to keep your ego in check  - how to become a better listener - benefits of rejection therapy  - importance of setting a daily intention  Here are the links through which you can reach Val: Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/valeyne/ Website - https://agoracoach.com Facebook - https://facebook.com/agoracoach Please leave us a review and let us know what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
40:26
April 1, 2020
Ep 028 - How To Work Towards Your Dream Career With Lauren Malach
In this episode, we speak to Lauren Malach, the founder of the Career Wayfinding Method. She is a former executive recruiter and four-time career re-inventor. Lauren is also a certified coach through the International Coaches Federation, a certified Designing Your Life Coach and a certified Applied Positive Psychology Practitioner. We speak about some of the biggest misconceptions with career shifts, myths about passion and purpose, how to improve your networking skills and how to chart your career path after graduation.  Here are some links to reach Lauren: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurenmalach/ https://www.instagram.com/laurenmalach/ https://www.facebook.com/laurenmalachcoaching https://www.laurenmalachcoaching.com/ Here is a free career compass worksheet to move closer to your dream career! https://www.cc.laurenmalachcoaching.com/worksheet Please leave us a review and let us know what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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March 30, 2020
Ep 027 - Change Agent Nick Gibson On How To Increase Your Impact In The World
In this special episode, we speak to Nick Gibson  who is a social entrepreneur, speaker, coach/facilitator, and a change agent. From a career in consulting, he transitioned into founding Our Better Selves, a venture focused on unleashing a vibrant, empowered, and thriving community of change agents focused on solving critical problems of human flourishing aligned with their values. He works directly with change agents (creating an empowering environment to thrive and solve problems), organizations looking to create better workplace culture for change agents, and partners who can serve change agents in various capacities. In this episode, we go in depth on how we can empower change agents to create true impact to further society. We also speak about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and how gratitude and service are the pillars of living a life of bliss. Here are some links to reach Nick directly: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickgibson1/ https://www.ourbetterselves.org/ https://twitter.com/NickGibson19 https://www.facebook.com/OurBetterSelves/ Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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March 21, 2020
Ep 026 - Jennifer Spor On How Spirituality Changed Her Life
In this episode, we interview Jennifer Spor  who is a transformational Coach, Spiritual Mentor, Intuitive, Writer, and Host of the Awake and on Purpose Podcast. In this episode, we dive into how despite having an extremely successful corporate career and checking all of the boxes off the list of what society thinks it means to be success, Jennifer was unfulfilled in her career and life and had a calling to make a bigger difference in the world. We also dive into her journey with spirituality and how it helped her live instead of just exist. She now helps individuals break through fear and confusion, tap into their inner power and purse their dreams of making an impact in the world. Here are some links through which you can reach her: Website: http://jenniferspor.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferspor/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennifer_spor/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferSporCoaching/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JenniferSpor_ Please leave us a review to let us know how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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February 25, 2020
Ep 025 - Mental Fitness Advocate Marc Champagne On The Power Of Training Your Mind
In this episode, we interview Marc Champagne, host of the Behind The Human podcast (Apple Top 100 Podcast), co-founder of one of the first digital journaling apps (KYO) that went on to reach over 86 million people. We speak about Marc's shift from his corporate career to this entrepreneurial journey with KYO as well as the mental fitness practices that he uses to live the best life possible.  We also speak about the importance of self awareness and how you can increase your self awareness by exercising your mind.  Here are some links to reach Marc: Behind The Human Podcast - https://apple.co/2qX2YfS Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/behindthehuman/ Human Centered Podcast Strategy - https://www.behindthehuman.com/ Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-champagne-14767b17/ Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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February 10, 2020
Ep 024 - Michael Cappa On The 4Cs Of Success
On this episode, we interview Michael Cappa who is an aspiring serial entrepreneur, co-host on the podcast 'A Millennial's Journey' and thought leader from Ajax, Ontario. We speak about his entrepreneurial journey with Altona Painting, a residential painting service in the Greater Toronto Area as well his idea of the 4Cs of Success (Clarity, Commitment, Consistency, Courage).  We also speak about how people want the life, but not the process and the importance of having the right social circle around you.  https://www.instagram.com/_michaelcappa/ https://www.instagram.com/millennialjourneypodcast/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-cappa-260ba110b/ Please leave us a review to let us know what we are doing great and what we can improve on. We love hearing from our community!!
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February 2, 2020
Ep 023 - Nissar Ahamed On How To Navigate Yourself To Your Dream Career
On this episode, we interview Nissar Ahamed who is an accomplished growth hacker with extensive experience working as a blogger, copywriter and editor. He is the founder of CareerMetis.com which is an award winning career and productivity blog. His blog, CareerMetis, has a community focused approach to career discussion with over 10,000 followers across social platforms. In this episode, we dive more into topics such as networking, resumes and defining what a successful career means to you so that you can ultimately navigate yourself to your dream career.  Here are some links through which you can reach Nissar:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/nissarahamed/ https://www.careermetis.com/ Email - nissar@careermetis.com Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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January 27, 2020
Ep 022 - Jenn Masse On How Energy Leadership Can Transform Your Life
In this podcast episode, we speak to Jenn Masse, Founder of Conshy Coaching. Jenn  is an Energy Leadership and Mindset Coach who is passionate about helping women beat the burnout by empowering them to step out of their comfort zone so that they can create a life and career that they love.   In this episode, we dive more into how energy leadership can help elevate your life. We also speak about Jenn's personal journey transitioning from a successful career in Corporate America to founding Conshy Coaching.   Here are some links to reach Jenn: Website - https://conshycoaching.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/conshycoaching/ Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jmasse/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/conshycoaching Click here to receive a free copy of a visionary journal - https://landing.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/o4j0f8 Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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December 30, 2019
Ep 021 - Olympian Sarah Wells on How To Build Self Belief
Hey Progressholic Community, In this special episode, we interview Sarah Wells who is a Canadian Olympian who has won numerous National Champions,  a bronze and a silver at the Pan American Games and is a semi finalist at the 2012 Olympic Games. She is also a Motivational Speaker that has impacted the lives of over 75000 people with her Believe Initiative. In this interview, we dive more into the journey of Sarah and how she built her self belief through her actions, not achievements and how her injury right before the Olympics helped her get more focused in achieving her goals.  Here are the links to reach Sarah: https://www.instagram.com/sarahwells400mh/ https://twitter.com/SarahWells400mh https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-wells-a6a60b61/
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December 19, 2019
Ep 020 - How To Live Your 10 with Cory Chadwick
In this special podcast episode, our Founder, Devesh Tilokani, interviews Cory Chadwick, founder at The Personal Greatness Project and the Mental Gym. The Personal Greatness Project takes a stand against mediocrity to show you who you are capable of being and help you become the greatest version of you.  He has made it his life mission to help people be able to live their 10s.⁠ We really hope you enjoy this interview and gain immense value from it. ⁠ Let us know what you think by leaving us a review. ⁠ Website: www.personalgreatnessproject.com⁠ Instagram:  @ThePersonalGreatnessProject⁠ Facebook:  www.facebook.com/ThePersonalGreatnessProject/⁠ Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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November 21, 2019
Ep 019 - What Is The Best Way To Create A Positive Change Within Society
In this episode, we speak about what is the best way for someone to create a positive impact within society as a whole. Is it to focus on yourself and be an example for others or is it trying to actively focus on changing the people around you?  Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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November 20, 2019
Ep 018 - Should We Stop Identifying With The Mind
In this epsiode, we speak about how it is important to stop identifying with the mind and the thoughts that our mind goes through. Since it is a nuanced topic, it is a little hard to explain it clearly. However, if you would like to learn more, let us know in the comments below and we would be more than happy to create a follow up episode.  Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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November 19, 2019
Ep 017 - Why You Should Set Goals So High That You Never Reach It
In this episode, we speak about this idea that your life goals should be so high that you keep working towards them until the day you die, even if you never reach this goal. This is something that is an incredibly fascinating topic. Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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November 18, 2019
Ep 016 - Interview with Luke Burrows, Founder of Grow2Gether
In this episode, we interview Luke Burrows who is the creater of Grow2Gether. Luke Burrows is a podcaster and entrepreneur who helps people to ignite their passions and make their ideas happen. He currently runs a weekly podcast like Motivational Mentors as well as his online community, Grow2Gether, that he created to help people connect with like-minded individuals and start to pursue their passions and ideas. Here are some links below where you can reach him.  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/reallukeburrows/ Grow2Gether - https://grow2gethernetwork.com/ Motivational Mentors Podcast - https://www.instagram.com/themotivationalmentors/ Personal Website - https://lukeburrows.com/ Let us know what you think below so that we can keep bringing more value to our community.
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November 2, 2019
Ep 015 - Do we all have a shared compassion for the world?
In this episode,  we speak about whether we all have a shared compassion for the world and the desire to leave a positive impact. We genuinely believe that the younger generation cares a lot more about the impact that they make in the world. Therefore, does that mean that we have a shared compassion for the world? Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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October 25, 2019
Ep 014 - Do you need to figure out your life in your 20s?
According to the bureau of labor statistics, the average employee has over 10 jobs before the age of forty.  In today's generation, there is a huge pressure to have our whole lives figured out before we even graduate out of university at the age of 22. This episode focuses on how the 20s are actually the best time to experiment as much since our risk taking ability is much higher before our responsibilities increase as we get older.  Please leave us a review to let us know how what we are doing great and how we can improve. We love hearing from our community!!
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October 24, 2019
Ep 013 - Do We Fail Or Do We Just Learn?
In this podcast episode, we speak about the idea of failure and whether we actually  fail when we do not achieve a goal. Normally, when we set a goal and fall short of achieving it, we tend to think it is an extremely negative outcome. However, it is important to take a step back and be grateful for the learning experiences 
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October 22, 2019
Ep 012 - Interview with James Hackney (Founder of the Millennial Motivation Podcast)
In this interview, we dive into the life of one of my dear friends, James Hackney. James started the Millennial Motivation Podcast to inspire and motivate Millenials all over the world to take action each day towards their dreams, create success and wealth through the power of their success habits and routines. James has been through some horrific obstacles but has passed through them and used them as learning experiences. Therefore, this interview can bring immense value to anyone trying to get through the hard times in life.  Here are the links to reach James: www.launchwithjames.com - 30 minute free coaching call Insta - millennialmotivationpodcast Email - millennialmotovationpodcast@hotmail.com
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September 18, 2019
Ep 011 - 4 Ways To Increase Productivity
We all have days where we are extremely productive and days where we do not get as much work done as possible. Normally, we tend to have more of the latter compared to the former. The fact of the matter is that we all have a limited time on this planet. It is imperative to maximize the time we have here. Therefore, this episode discusses four practical ways that you can increase your productivity from today itself
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August 17, 2019
Ep 010 - How To Stay In The Present
How much % of our thoughts in a day are spent thinking about anxieties of the future and regrets of the past? This episode focuses on how to be conscious of the present and stop spending a majority of our time in the past and future.
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August 16, 2019
Ep 009 - How To Let Go Of Your Insecurities
We all have insecurities that we deal with on a daily basis, whether we want to admit it or not. This episode speaks about my tryst with insecurities and how to sort of work towards letting go of them. 
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August 11, 2019
Ep 008 - The Importance Of Mentors
 Mentors are so important to our personal development, whether it is physically, mentally or spiritually. If you find someone that has reached that pinnacle of success that you want to achieve, it not only gives you the self belief but gives you a rough road map to achieving your goals and aspirations.⁠ Therefore, this episode speaks about how it is important to have mentors for different parts of our lives. ⁠ 
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August 10, 2019
Ep 006 - How To Not Let Your Thoughts Control You
This episode focuses on how we should not let our thoughts control us. Let us know what you think in the comments below and feel free to leave us a review. 
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July 25, 2019
Ep 005 - Change the word 'Failure' to 'Learning'
This episode speaks about how we are bound to fail in different aspects of our lives. A failure isn't really a failure but a learning if we are able to see where we went wrong and rectify it the next time we take that dive in. Stop letting failure be your barrier. Instead, use it as a tool to learn intelligently and move one step closer to the success you desire in your life.  
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July 24, 2019
Ep 004 - 4 Ways To Reduce Social Anxiety And Open Up To The World
In this episode, our founder, Devesh Tilokani, speaks about his journey with how he got over his shyness and social anxiety and he also speaks about 4 effective ways to combat it. 
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July 23, 2019
EP 003 - 4 Ways To Include Self Development Into Our Hectic Schedules
We all are extremely busy in our daily lives. Therefore, it can get hard to focus on something for our self. Therefore, this episode speaks about how to make time for self development into our hectic schedules. Let us know what you think by dropping a comment or leaving us a review. 
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July 6, 2019
Ep 002 - How Gratitude Can Transform Your Life
Tony Robbins once said,  it is impossible to be grateful and filled with fear and anxiety at that same time. Gratitude can be used as a tool to live a better and happier life. This episode speaks about how bring your awareness to gratitude can transform your life. Please leave us a comment and review and let us know what you think 
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June 27, 2019
4 Ways To Constantly Stop Comparing Yourself To Others Ep 001
In on our first episode of the Daily Progressholic Podcast, we speak about how in the age of social media, we tend to constantly compare ourselves in a toxic way to the people around us. We also discuss 4 ways or methods to try to stop or limit this comparison. Please let us know what you think about this episode and also let us know how we can improve as we strive to continuously provide you with as much value as possible 
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June 24, 2019