The Well

The Well

By Shawn Ward
Going deep into what we can learn about ourselves each day as we struggle working through challenges. Shared experiences that can make us better and more likely to succeed as we figure out our drive. Finding our optimal selves through intentional pauses.
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Focus On Building Resilience
With each setback, reflect on what you have learned and simply begin again. We need to find a balance between our negative and positive thoughts. Resilience is the ability to adapt. It has never been more important than now.
24:15
March 23, 2020
1-2-20 Ep For Geeks By Geeks
Super excited about our guests of the month. Super awesome team with a really great bunch of learns to share about their craft and getting started at sharing their passions. Here’s their IG: https://instagram.com/forgeeksbygeeks?igshid=m0nngo8cj4jp Here’s their YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC6Y9yd0Nyw8X2OYXJ1Pl2A
19:46
February 20, 2020
Creating Your Best Possible Self
You’ve made it to the 32 day of 2020 for better or worse with your resolutions. Whether you’ve been consistent or not, we’ll talk about how to focus on optimism and a growth mindset to continue to to achieve your goals for 2020
17:04
February 2, 2020
1-2-20 is here! Welcome to the new monthly addition to The Well
1 guest, 2 questions, 20 minutes. I get to interview one of my favorite creators Booker on how he broke into vlogging, overcomes creative paralysis, and what his favorite YouTube posting to date is. You can sub-up with Booker here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIEvVAROAk-jOqL0nIaHosw or follow him on Twitter here: @Booker_Rezo! It was amazing to have him guest on the show! I learned some great incite creatively as I’m sure you will too. Enjoy!
16:57
January 17, 2020
Digging Deep to Plan Your 2020 Resolution
In this episode I share systems, tools, best practices, and my learns from researching the best of what was out there last year. To many times we take the last 30 seconds before midnight, pick a random resolution we thought up, and then expect it to just work. Truth is, it takes planning. It’s not to late to still set a great path to winning your resolutions this year!
22:52
January 5, 2020
Allow, Observe, and Release
Building a discipline in how we deal with interruptions in our day, be that they are good or bad, can make a huge difference. Create the breakthrough you want. It’s all a choice. We just need practice to remind us why.
15:56
November 18, 2019
Recuperation
In this world of distraction our bodies and minds are getting beat on from every direction. How can recuperation even get a chance? We’er so tired. I explore the challenge one of our listeners gave me on this very subject. Enjoy!
16:16
October 25, 2019
The Dip, The Wolf, and What’s Next
October’s podcast is a getting you up to speed of sorts. The main topics of the Dip and the Wolf we feed are great learns from this past week that I wanted to share. How to achieve and be more resilience in our journey to be our best selves.
20:58
October 15, 2019
Feedback Is Self-Development
We’re not always ready to embrace feedback proactively because of the emotions it can evoke. But, we need it to develop. In this cast I explore some techniques I’ve learned and had shared with me.
19:58
September 13, 2019
Creating Space
A little bit catching up, highlights of IBtP for August, a card from Holstee, and the main topic. We are at war with things that want our most valuable resource, our mind. This is about the art of creating space.
20:14
August 10, 2019
Attention Management Over Time Management
It is about the art of focus in getting the right things, at the right times, for the right reasons. Our minds are constantly battling to stay focused. Attention management is the new productivity tool to find mastery in. Just practicing time management isn’t enough.
13:22
July 21, 2019
Building Resiliency to Feedback
It’s hard to receive feedback. Especially when that feedback feels personal and very hard to hear. Having some simple strategies at ready can make a big difference in how you receive it and learn from it to grow.
16:56
July 7, 2019
I AM THAT...
Learned a couple Sanskrit words that made me really think differently when I use them as lenses for reflection. How do we sit better with who we are? We can start, by admitting who we are.
09:36
June 5, 2019
Scope
I explore some questions that struck me as profound during last week’s research for the cast and IBtP. Helps to take a moment to capture something that knocks you off center, write it down before you forget how it made you feel, and then come back to explore it later. I take you through my filters and my perspective on 4 questions I wrote down last week.
17:24
June 2, 2019
Bring Equilibrium to Passion
Today’s episode brings a audio compliment to “You All In Yet”. I unpack a little bit more behind some ways to find your passion, feed it, balance it, and how to keep it healthy.
13:32
May 26, 2019
What is Actually Important?
I explore trying to be aware of the pitfalls we face in giving urgent matters more attention than what’s really important through a couple Reflection questions.
11:25
May 5, 2019
What Character Are You?
What Character Are You? Another Holstee draw. This time I picked a question to explore that aligns with creativity as the theme. Ended up being a perfect card to talk through with Avengers: Endgame out this past weekend.
28:03
April 28, 2019
The Perfect Day
A dip into Holstee Reflection Cards, reflecting habits, and intention. Holstee Reflection Cards link: https://www.holstee.com/search?type=product&q=Holstee+reflection+cards IBtP Post - Your Imperfections Are Your Best Skills link: https://inbetweenthepages.blog/2019/04/20/your-imperfections-are-your-best-skills/
12:10
April 22, 2019
Two Questions
There is some perspective and a certain amount of intentional curiosity you need before striking off into the unknown on something new you want to master. These questions and some self reflection time can make sure the start is right.
07:35
March 15, 2019
Ep 6: Finding and Honoring Your Truth
We can go our entire lives with out ever finding it. Some have it and don't even realize it. When you do find your truth and honor it, it can be applied to anything you do creating an incredibly empowering energy.
12:01
February 28, 2019
Kondo-ing Your Mind
I spent all last week learning for you about some of the best techniques around that can help us declutter what's in our heads. Like our physical spaces we can apply Marie Konodo's theory to our mental spaces too.
15:25
February 21, 2019
GTTW Ep 4: First Peace, Then Space
We need to first find a way to be present and turn ourselves off from all the noise that surrounds us. Once we do that, we can figure out how to use our spaces with more intentionality.
14:08
February 14, 2019
Beyond When and Having a Coach
We need someone that can help us see the bigger picture and bring diversity of thought to our work/goals. Coaches do more than push us, give us device, and cheer us on. They can connect us to others that can be just what we need to go further.
09:59
February 10, 2019
Leveraging Motivators
Identifying a healthy balance and use of intrinsic/extrinsic motivators to overcome approach avoidance in your work.
13:25
January 16, 2019
Going To The Well: Episode 1 - Vision, Purpose, and My Main Thing
First episode I wanted to share the vision overall for this next platform for me. How this meets a very specific purpose as a podcast being my choice to reach a broader audience. Lastly, share how this is aligned to the main goal I've always had with a little share from a resent blog I wrote. Hope you like it!
11:22
January 9, 2019