If you've ever asked yourself or been forced to answer the quintessential question "Can I Really Have It All?" then this episode is for you! Episode 6 is a solo episode with Stephanie Ghoston Paul that answers that age-old question. No matter what your “All” is, Stephanie helps guide you to get clear on the WHAT, WHEN and HOW of your “All” before walking you through three essential steps to navigating this dilemma successfully. Her #TNWIDTakeaway is: "If I wanna fully be in this journey, I'm gonna have to learn to enjoy the process just as much as what comes out of this journey." For more information, including the show notes, click here!
We have Jordan Hayles for Episode 5! Listen in as she shares about her 25 life crises, her experience as an inventor, and how her career transitions have mirrored her life transitions.
Jordan Hayles is a human being. Made in Alabama. Educated in Atlanta. A former Southerner in New York. And a current hippie in Portland, Oregon. If she could make up a title for herself it would be Director of Intellectual Creativity and Visionary Art who leads inventions, comedic writing and dance parties at all the places all of the time. And she has a speaking and innovation practice!
Her #TNWIDTakeaway: "[When I grow up I want to be] a human who breathes regularly before answering and is unbothered but still very much alive."
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Want to understand more about what it means to be a living ancestor and how it's connected to the #dabbler lifestyle? Then this episode is for you! Listen in as Stephanie connects the dots between living ancestry and being a jill-of-all-trades. You'll also hear life-changing advice from those who attended the TNWID Launch Party in person. These special guests dish on everything from the importance of storytellers, how to make and live by your own rules, and the power of knowing you always have a choice. You don't want to miss this!
Stephanie's #TNWIDTakeway: "My work is to heal myself in ways my ancestors couldn't...and so my future children won't have to"
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Hear guest Paul Carrick Brunson give his own eulogy and explain the difference between creating passion and chasing passion. Episode 3 is jam-packed full of wisdom from Paul's experiences in finance, education, matchmaking, international negotiating, and more!
Paul Carrick Brunson is a serial entrepreneur, television host, and columnist whose specialty lies in teaching others professional and social skills. An internationally recognized expert in interpersonal relationships, personal development, and entrepreneurship, he currently serves as a featured business columnist for USA Today, co-host of UK’s Celebs Go Dating television show, and host of the Better with Paul podcast and event series.
Major media outlets throughout the world, such as Good Morning America and The New York Times in the U.S., The Guardian and Sunday Brunch in the UK, and The Jamaican Observer and TVJ in Jamaica have sought Paul’s insights on everything from finding love to pursuing entrepreneurial passion. Named as a Top Voice on LinkedIn and the world’s most influential matchmaker by the Matchmaking Institute, Oprah Winfrey said herself that, “Paul is much more than a matchmaker.”
The heart of his work is centered on impacting lives through mentorship and developing a new generation of servant-leaders with a desire to change the world. Paul is the founder and chair of “Give Love, Build Hope” – a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming schools in rural areas of the Caribbean. A proud second generation son of Jamaica, Paul’s greatest achievements are in his roles of husband and father. When he’s not serving the world, he’s serving his family – likely with a Red Stripe beer in one hand and a good book in the other.
Paul's #TNWIDTakewaway: "the eulogy is one of the most powerful moments in your life...that happens when we’re not here anymore."
Check out everything mentioned from our conversation in the show notes here!
Listen in as guest Amanda Spann dishes invaluable advice on her journey from PR to the tech industry. We discuss the highs, lows, wins, and regrets of career development, as well as how coasting is not conducive to growth.
Amanda Spann is a Chicago-based marketing consultant & app entrepreneur. Sitting at the intersection of product and promotion, she helps brands take their ideas from concept to creation and then build a buzz around them.
Prior to her current roles, Amanda co-founded Tiphub, an impact-driven innovation community for entrepreneurs in Africa and the African Diaspora and the hosts of Diaspora Demo Day, once the largest US-based pitch competition for African led startups. She also served as CMO of Blerdology, a tech social enterprise to support and engage the black tech community and the first organization to host hackathons targeting African-Americans. The company helped to spark interest innovation and assisted minority entrepreneurs build their apps or web-based ventures for little to no cost.
The Florida State and Georgetown grad is a member of the Techstars network and has previously been honored as one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women In Tech Under 30, Walker’s Legacy 2016 Power50, Rolling Out’s 25 Women you should know, as one of BET’s Blacks on the Brink of Greatness, as well as one of the 5 future leaders in technology by Black Enterprise Magazine.
Her #TNWIDTakeaway? “Opportunity is everywhere.” For more information, check out the show notes here!
Curious about Take Nothing When I Die, including what it means, how it came about and how the podcast will run? In this solo episode, Stephanie Ghoston Paul explains the inspiration behind Take Nothing When I Die (TNWID) and her vision for the TNWID community. For more information, check out the show notes!