Kick Ass in Life

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Since we're all working from home these days, you might have experienced some lulls in your productivity. It's hard to stay productive when you can't plan for the future and each day feels similar to the last. Today's episode should hopefully a
Maria Gavriel is a career coach and author, and she helps her clients have an awesome life by doing what they love. Marias’ path to coaching wasn’t easy. She always enjoyed coaching but found it a challenge to make a business out of it, especia
We throw around this term "dream career," but you might be wondering "What’s possible?" Is a dream career attainable or is it a pipe dream?  I know I’ve wondered what’s possible- especially once you find yourself on a certain path for a certain
Being frugal gets a bad reputation. Being called thrifty or economical or, God forbid, cheap is just such an insult. It makes everyone think of their super miserly friend who won’t pay his share, is stingy with tips, and who is always mooching
Are you saddled with student loans? It's an awful feeling. It could feel like you’re in a deep hole and that doesn’t have the tools to get out. The path to paying it off may seem endless. Today's episode aims to help you start feeling in contro
If you don’t negotiate your salary, you’re leaving money on the table - there are these calculations that say that you can leave from half a million to a million on the table each year. That’s insane!  That’s money that’s just waiting for you t
Imagine the CEO of your dream job company just walked into the elevator. You now have 16 floors to make an impression, get noticed, and get hired. What do you say? Do you panic, convinced that this person won’t care, is too busy, too important,
Katy Olivera of the Collegehood Advice Podcast wants you to succeed in your college experience. This episode is both for those who are in college and looking to maximize their college experience and includes good takeaways for all of us looking
Happy New Year! I’m so happy to be back with you. We talk so much in this podcast about our careers. How to make more money, how to network and much more about how to advance your career. Whether or not you make goals and career resolutions, a
Have you ever wondered out how to approach an informational interview? Meeting someone cold can be so intimidating. You've done the initial reach-out so it's great when that person says yes to a coffee to share their knowledge with you. Next it
So you got a new job or internship - awesome. Those first few months are critical to show up, work hard and make a good impression. But how do you do that exactly? Even if you’ve had another internship or job, every job is distinct. During your
I spoke with Shannah Compton Game all about MONEY. She’s the creator and host of the Millennial Money podcast and her goal is to help you talk about and deal with money because everything in life revolves around money. It’s too true!  Whether i
Rachel Rudwall is a travel host, content creator, writer, producer and photographer, but simply at her core, she’s a storyteller. She’s traveled all around the world including all continents and 70 countries. She shares how travel drives her as
Negotiation is hard. You are awesome for even trying! Many people don’t and they lose out of thousands of dollars over the long term. Don’t settle—you know how hard you’ll work. It would really suck to get in a job you’re working your ass off f
Nissar Ahmed is a career guru. He runs Careermetis.com which offers resources for job seekers and freelancers including a podcast, tools, a job board and information to succeed in the job search. From starting out in a career in sales to runnin
A resume is THE most important tool in your marketing and branding toolbox, but most people are lazy and do a not-so-great job of writing one. Their resume looks like everyone else’s, includes generic duties and responsibilities, and invariably
Laura Meyer is the founder and CEO of a startup helping companies with their Amazon strategy. She originally moved to NYC without a job and started strategically looking for opportunities through networking, cold calls and more and eventually f
Preparing for an interview is not easy. You have so much going on during the job search and you've finally gotten an interview - yay! You want to make a great impression and arrive prepared and confident. But it's hard to keep the stress at bay
The job search process is not easy. What’s super frustrating is the lack of responsiveness of companies after you apply to the "black hole of applications". Once you apply you don’t know where your application goes.  Shireen Jaffer is working t
I’ve gathered your questions! You've emailed me wanting advice on the job search process. You've asked how to get a job. How to get noticed. How to find a more fulfilling career.  In today's episode, I do my best to answer your questions based
Reuben Stern is the director of the New York Program at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. His background spans many different newsrooms including being the managing editor of the Columbia Missourian as well as experience at The A
Cristy Powers is a health coach, wellness blogger, recipe creator and pilates instructor who is passionate about helping others feel their best through the foods they eat and the decisions they make.  Something as simple as choosing what you ea
Carolyn Kylstra started as Editor-in-Chief of SELF just as it was transitioning from a legacy print brand into a digital-led media organization. On a deadline to create a strategy, an editorial plan and voice for the brand, Carolyn took on each
Rachel Rudwall is a travel host, content creator, writer, producer and photographer, but simply at her core, she’s a storyteller. She’s traveled all around the world including all continents and 70 countries. She shares how travel drives her as
Dani Fankhouser got her first full-time job thorough a Craigslist search. When she graduated undergrad during the recession, she couldn't find a company to hire her. So Dani decided to go to grad school in journalism and started to pursue her c
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