Ever Better Podcasts
The Ever Better Podcast brings you in-depth, candid conversations with people who are living wholehearted, inspiring and daring lives. Each guest shares projects and practices that help them, their families and communities grow ever better, every day. You’ll hear real-life lessons that might apply to you or someone you know. If you’re new to podcasts, think of them as “radio on demand.”
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Dr. Sheela Reddy is a psychologist, executive coach, and mother of two girls, who is passionate about helping women who are suffering through domestic abuse. Growing up in India, Sheela suffered domestic abuse throughout her childhood. Her way of coping was finding people whom she could count on, people who she referred to as her other mothers. She asked for help – and received it. At an early age she recognized that she had the power to assist others who were suffering and has been using her innate gifts ever since. In this podcast she talks about her journey from India, shares her thoughts about the importance of speaking out, especially for Asian women, about resilience, and she offers resources. Read More >>
Dan Warburton is a transformational coach who lives in Brighton, England and spends a great deal of time in London. Dan specializes in coaching entrepreneurs and business owners to identify and break through whatever is limiting them, so that they can create a new and fulfilling lifestyle. Dan believes that it’s important to surround yourself with people who empower, acknowledge, and support you to live at your best capacity. Her recommends being aware of negative thoughts such as, “I’m not good enough, nobody wants me.” Read More >>
Will Wise is a professional question-asker! As Chief Weologist at We!, he helps connect people to people and people to ideas. His newly released book, Ask Powerful Questions, is for any leader who is ready for change. At the heart of it all is the importance of establishing trust and cultivating authentic connection. In this episode he shares the many ways he does this and the challenges but also the rewards of approaching life this way. Read More >>
The Ever Better Podcast is back from hiatus. Listen for stories about inspiring career and life transitions. Read More >>
I asked five highly productive people the following question: “Do you have a trick for getting started on a project that you would really like to put off?”
This podcast features productivity hacks from Deb Williams, Tim Berthold, Meg Daly, Maggie Huffman, and Dan Horowitz.
And in other Ever Better news…I’m taking a Podcast Summer Vacation! Stay subscribed and you’ll be the first to get the new podcasts released in the fall. Have a great summer! Read More >>
“Faith it til you make it” sums up Shawn Perry’s infectious, positive attitude. Shawn is the executive producer and host of The Senior Zone, a radio show that he started at the age of 49. Without any broadcasting or public speaking background, Shawn felt called to create a radio show and then, like most inspirational people, found a way to make his dream a reality. Listen to this podcast to hear his story. Read More >>
Phillippe Diederich has many identities! Most people know him as an award-winning novelist, husband, and father. But before he was a writer, he was a professional photo-journalist with a home base in Miami, who traveled around the world on assignments. He worked in Cuba, New Zealand, and Haiti. He is a self-described nomad who enjoyed the early days of his career when he could walk the streets getting a pulse of the people. One of his other identities is mystery writer, Danny Lopez. He uses this pen name to write about Dexter Vega, a journalist turned private investigator. Read More >>
Christy Tehven left her full-time marketing gig before she knew how she would spend her time, or make a living. Christy took some time for herself and went to a secluded cabin in the woods where she worked through Danielle Laporte’s book, The Fire Starter Sessions. This break gave Christy the clarity she needed to decide her next steps. And, with the encouragement of her husband, Greg, the two attended Action Camp. This program provided a safe and open space for Christy to voice her goals out loud, and accountability partners to support her when she felt like giving up. During this episode, Christy describes the ups and downs of her journey which resulted in the creation of her one-of-a-kind business, Love Always Floral. Read More >>
Paulette Boudreaux, award-winning novelist joined me on the podcast to discuss the multi-decade journey that led to her groundbreaking novel, Mulberry, being published by Carolina Wren Press in October 2015. Her experiences include working as a journalist, a public relations professional, an English professor, and earning her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree all while raising her daughter as a single mother. She also discusses moving from Mississippi to San Francisco in 1970 in the midst of a school desegregation movement and how that impacted her. Paulette says that despite living on the West Coast most of her life, her inner monologue has a Southern drawl. Read More >>
This is part three of my series on making a career or job transition like a PRO! PRO is my acronym for the steps involved in Preparing, Researching and Opportunity Seeking. And, this podcast episode is all about Opportunity Seeking. This is when all the advance work really starts to pay off. In episode 65, I gave a five step process for preparing and in episode 68, I discussed three steps for researching that starts with a Positioning Statement. This episode brings together everything I’ve been discussing and touches on my suggestions from previous episodes to provide context. When you have time, go back and listen to Ever Better Podcast episodes 065 and 068. Or, you can review the notes and templates for all the episodes at EverBetterU.com/PRO. Read More >>