Welcome to Making a living – the podcast!

I’ve heard from many of you via my Facebook radio page that you appreciate the positive encouragement I deliver on air.  Here it is in purest & simplest form!  SUBSCRIBE via iTunes, Stitcher or on your smartphone podcast app.

Have fun following your dreams! Listen in for advice & inspiration via podcast. It’s Career Happy Hour! Here’s a sample: Attitude Adjustments & More Strategies to Love Your Job.

Amplify Your Personal Brand with These Expert Tips (5/31/2021) - Want lasting career success and fulfillment? Then get ready to make decisions from inspiration rather than fear especially when it comes to managing your personal brand. Now is the time to move beyond limited thinking and open up to expanded…
SPRING CLEANING Is Essential For Your Success. Listen To This To Find Out Why (4/29/2021) - Having worked at Martha Stewart’s company for several years, I know the health, wellness and productivity benefits of a thorough spring cleaning of home and office. We also have “inner closets” of stuck thoughts and energy that can clutter us.…
How To Boost Your Leadership Quotient and Expand Your Career Potential (3/31/2021) - As we close out Women’s History Month, I’m celebrating the transformative power of women in leadership with guest Dr. Teresa Boyer, Founding Director of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership at Villanova University. An innovative leader and advocate…
Strategies to Boost your Energy and Face Whatever Challenges You’re Experiencing with a Success Mindset (2/26/2021) - Need a boost?  Want to shift your mindset to being calmer, more positive and more productive? Listen in for a new tool I’m using to boost my own attitude. Another great boost to perspective is history. It’s helps us put…
Forget Resolutions. Success Starts With Mindset Revolution (1/29/2021) - It’s a new year and a great time to come into your own career-wise. For my clients who been managing their careers and staying in productive mindsets, they’re seeing great results. Hear their success stories and get inspired to do…
Franchising Decision Tools, Insights to Elevate Your LinkedIn Profile & Unique Holiday Gift Ideas (12/1/2020) - Have you considered a career as a franchisee?  Recently a client’s Soul Search revealed she’d make a great business owner but she had no interest in coming up with her own concept.  In her ideal day, she saw herself successfully…
A Successful Transition To Becoming Your Own Boss (10/31/2020) - In today’s environment when so much is shifting, to have the autonomy and authority to call the shots, makes you nimble and adaptive. So today’s topic, Becoming Your Own Boss, is for many of you (44% at last count by…
How to Foster Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (9/28/2020) - It’s my belief that executives and employees working together will create not only a workplace culture that’s more diverse and inclusive but one that’s more fulfilling, enjoyable and successful. So in this episode, I’m excited to share a conversation I…
How Do We Fit Work and Life Together in a Way That’s Sustainable Through Covid and Beyond (8/31/2020) - Working from home, schooling from home, lack of physical boundaries between work and life…Some are finding work life balance a challenge while others are thriving. Listen in to the expert advice from Cali Yost who’s helping companies and individuals create…
3 Incredible Mentoring Success Stories That Will Inspire You (7/31/2020) - We are going through perplexing times and a mentor or coach can offer valuable support.  Get inspired to make mentoring part of your career survival kit as this situation continues to unfold. In this episode…hear mentoring success stories and an…
Need Career Answers? Ask Your Intuition. (6/30/2020) - How much do you listen to your inner wisdom?  How much does intuition guide your career choices?  In my experience those who follow their intuition are more likely to do work they love and make a great living.  Their careers…
Get Inside the Mind of a Recruiter and Level Up Your Job Search (6/1/2020) - In this episode, I’m excited to bring you insights from an experienced recruiter. She’ll share what she’s seeing with regards to hiring trends and offer job search advice for those in the workforce as well as new college graduates.  Learn…
Be Your Own Best Leader (4/30/2020) - You may be in wait-and-see mode which is understandable to an extent, but I’d like to encourage you to lead you own life with purpose and actually use this crisis as a catalyst.  I’ve heard from many of you that…
Moving Forward in Times of Uncertainty (3/31/2020) - We are experiencing an unprecedented time – a situation impacting us all, globally.  It times of uncertainty, I’m here to a be a bridge for you to move forward and stay inspired.  So in honor of Women’s History Month, this…
A Better Way To Job Search: Network to Create A Pipeline of Career Opportunities (2/29/2020) - Experiencing frustrations in your research or job search?  In this episode hear from Danny Groner a recent job seeker who in 17 weeks created 2 new job opportunities, countless freelance gigs and added 400 quality contacts to his network by…
Day in the Life of a Digital Nomad (12/20/2019) - Good endings make good beginnings.  Don’t miss the 3 things you’ll want to celebrate to end the year on a high note and set yourself up to live the life you’re dreaming of in 2020. If one of your dreams…
How to Land Your Dream Job (12/3/2019) - Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to know what’s out there to find your dream job.  In my experience, those who’ve found their dream jobs did so by being honest about what’s inside their hearts and minds.  They then…
How To Attract More Career Success (10/29/2019) - Do you want more from your career? Are you tired of struggling, not fully living the dream? Would you like to attract new, better opportunities? What most people don’t realize is that focusing only on the “how” might not be…
Strategically Craft A Thank You And Resume to Land Your Dream Job (9/28/2019) - Knowing how to write with influence can make all the difference when it comes to your career success. That’s why I’m so excited on this episode to feature author Carla Bass who literally wrote the book on the subject: Write…
Overcome Fears and Add More of What You Want Into Your Life (8/30/2019) - Unhappy in your job?  Ready for a change but not sure where to start?  In this episode, you’ll hear from Lara Appleton creator of HelloKhaya.com.  Lara explains how she changed careers from a high-powered design career in New York and…
Tips To Expand Your Mind & See Possibilities For Your Career (5/31/2019) - To make a successful career change, you first have to believe it’s possible.  Tune into this episode and learn key ways to support yourself in developing a career success mindset.  These lessons are from the Lisbon Career Exploration Retreat I…
Success Tips for Landing A First Job Out of College (4/30/2019) - Are you or someone you know about to transition from being a student to being a working professional?  No need to “wing it” and hope things go smoothly.  In this episode, you’ll hear tips and advice from a recent college…
Job Search Tips and Resources For The Modern Job Seeker (3/30/2019) - What does a job search look like today versus 20, 10 or even 5 yrs ago?  For some of the clients I work with, it’s been a while since they  interviewed.  This episode offers a great refresher for anyone conducting…
Tips For Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur No Matter Where You Live (2/28/2019) - I love to encourage people to follow their dreams. Its how I close every email I send. Well sometimes that dream is to be your own boss or at least have control of your time and destiny.  My guest today…
Change your Career Through Travel (2/7/2019) - “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”-Seneca In this episode I’m excited to have with me Ann Davis, Co-Founder of Venture with Impact. I met Ann when she reached out to me with the idea to…
Overcoming Limiting Beliefs and Self-Doubt (1/31/2019) - If fears and doubts are holding you back from pursuing your dream job, listen in to the inspiring success story of Janet Nestor.  Co-author of the new book Revolutionize Your Health: How to Take Back Your Body’s Power to Heal,…
How to Do a Year-End Review and Rev-Up Your Career for the New Year (12/31/2018) - As we close out the year, I wanted to support you in ending on a high note because good endings make good beginnings. As a friend said, this is a great time re-center and focus on positive energy going into…
Your Dreams Aren’t As Crazy As You Think (11/29/2018) - Have a dream job or idea you’ve been wanting to go for but think it’s crazy?  Lots of crazy ideas have become successful businesses or led people to successful careers.  In this episode, hear the real life example of Karen…
The Future of Work (10/31/2018) - The future can be scary or it can be exciting.  It’s all about how you look at it and how you prepare for it.  In this episode you’ll hear from Alexandra Levit, author of the recently released Humanity Works: Merging…
Moving on From a Job That’s Not a Good Fit (9/22/2018) - In a job or career that’s not a great fit?  Feeling lost when looking for a new job?  Has your job been a means to a paycheck and joy has been lacking? In this episode you’ll hear the career change…
Make Listening One of Your Most Powerful and Effective Skills (8/31/2018) - Sure you’ve developed new skills in your life and career but have you ever focused on how to listen?  Listening can be one of most powerful ways to connect with others, build relationships and get great results.  That’s why in…
Join The Purpose Revolution To Gain Meaning & Competitive Advantage (6/8/2018) - Many of us want to focus on our life purpose and have more meaning in our careers but we just don’t know where to start.  Listen to this episode and hear insights from Dr. John Izzo from his new book…
How To Finish Strong in Work and Life (including Bonus Tip on Creating Your Work Life Balance) (5/11/2018) - You can start a job but can you finish it successfully?  To sustain a stable and fulfilling career, you need to be able to finish strong.  Learn the secrets to performing well consistently on the job by hearing lessons from…
How to Stand Up For Yourself at Work (with Bonus content on How To Soul Search Into Your Ideal Career) (4/1/2018) - Do you feel you’re getting pushed around at work?  Is too much is being asked of you? Are you not feeling supported?  The universe conspires to help us and these challenges are an opportunity to stand up and assert yourself. …
How to Get the Most Job Security (2/28/2018) - If you’re feeling your job isn’t secure and that the career/job you want just isn’t possible, listen in.  On this episode you’ll learn about a quietly growing trend in the workplace that offers opportunity when you know how to take…
The Power of Attitude to Make or Break Your Success (1/30/2018) - Want more success out of your career?  Listen in and hear highlights from my monthly Career Success Mastermind program aimed at changing your mindset to impact your performance for the better.  If you do, you’ll not only hear specific tips…
Trusting the Wise Guidance of Your Heart in Career Decisions (12/29/2017) - Are you listening, trusting your own desires and inspired impulses?  Do you have the courage to make career choices that lead you closer to work you’d love?  Maybe you haven’t yet made that transition.  Well, it’s never too late.  In…
Success Tips to Leverage a Layoff into your Dream Job or Business (11/30/2017) - The Chinese symbol for opportunity is the same as the one for crisis.  It all depends on your attitude or mindset.  If your job or industry is changing, you don’t need to feel afraid.  Listen in and you’ll hear success…
How to Ignite Change as a Leader (10/31/2017) - I had the honor and pleasure recently of attending and being a presenter at the Villanova University Leadership Summit focused on the topic of Women Igniting Change.  I heard experts and accomplished men and women leaders discuss the role of…
How To Work Smarter Not Harder (9/29/2017) - Its crucial to stop and reflect on where you’re working smarter not harder: Are you doing the work and having the life you want? Are you spending your time on activities you feel are important? Are you finding time to…
Expand Your Network, Expand Your Opportunities (8/11/2017) - Who you know is as important as what you know. Listen to my latest podcast and learn how to turn a cold call into a valued connection!  PR Expert Lauren Banyar Reich of LBRPR.com shares the tips and strategies she…
Interview Etiquette – When to Ask About Salary (3/31/2017) - Recently I was interviewed on Headline News about a viral news story about a woman who was dropped from an interview process because she asked about salary.  Listen to what I shared on HLN about the story via the audio…
Working With Headhunters & Executive Recruiters (3/1/2017) - There are a lot of misconceptions about how to work with headhunters and executive recruiters.  Don’t make mistakes and miss out on opportunities.  Rather, listen into my interview with Caroline McClure of Scout Rock.  An expert in the recruiting industry,…
Do Work You Love & The Money Will Follow (Salary Negotiation Tips from Money Expert Jean Chatzky) (2/2/2017) - Making career choices based on money?  That has its benefits and its costs.  Listen in and learn how to have the career you love and the money too.  I interview Jean Chatzky, Host of Her Money podcast who took a…
Keys to Managing Your Online Image (11/11/2016) - The number of employers taking to the web to research applicants has steadily risen to over 40% (source: CareerBuilder’s annual social media recruitment study). Managing your online presence is not just about content, it’s also about putting your best face…
Dream Job Success Stories & Strategies (9/9/2016) - Have you been harboring a “crazy” idea for your career?  Aren’t sure what to do with it or how to make it happen?  There are proven ways to make your career dream a reality and people who’ve done it.  Listen…
The Truth Behind Non-Profit Careers (4/23/2016) - A non-profit career may be the route to go if you want more meaning and purpose in your work. Before you make the leap, do your Research by listening in.  Victoria Crispo, Manager of Career Content at Idealist.org busts common…
Ways Women Are Changing The Workforce Dynamic (3/31/2016) - Women are changing the face of the American workforce.  Understand the dynamics behind this change and how economic factors are shaping workers’ career choices.  Wall Street Journal Economics correspondent Nick Timiraos shares research and insights on the economy, career change,…
Ditch Your 9 to 5 Job & Build a Wildy Successful Business (2/18/2016) - Embrace that your talent is meant to be your business. Listen to my interview by Karen Kalis for her series, Millionaire Mama: How to Ditch the 9 to 5 Job and Build a Wildly Successful Business You Love. I challenge you…
Success Starts with Creating a Friendly Universe (1/12/2016) - We can create and benefit from a friendlier universe with our own actions and attitude.  Tune in for my interview with The Kindness Diaries author Leon Logothetis.  You’ll not only get inspired to take bold steps in the New Year…
Time Management Not Working? Try Self-Management Instead. (11/18/2015) - Want more hours in a day?  Get them with better self-management.  Listen in to my interview with Productivity Expert Mitzi Weinman as she shares tips and strategies from her new book It’s About Time: Transforming Chaos Into Calm A to…
How to Be Productive Working from Home (9/30/2015) - Work from home or want to? Listen in for the pros, cons and strategies to effectively work remotely (telecommute, telework).  If you struggle with discipline, need better work life balance or are having a hard time managing work and family,…
Defining Conscious Capitalism: Add Meaning & Purpose to Your Paycheck (8/26/2015) - Many of us think we have to sacrifice pay to do work that satisfies a deeper purpose.  Rather the opposite is true.  Research shows that companies who operate with a higher-purpose make a profit 1500 times greater than those in…
Secrets to Having the Career of a Lifetime (7/31/2015) - Want a career that fulfills you and provides for your well being and success?  The answer to building a career of a lifetime is surprisingly simple and fully within your control.  Tune in to my conversation with fellow career coach…
Stress Getting The Better of You? Build Your Resilience Now. (4/30/2015) - Stress is a part of life but HOW you deal with affects your quality of life.  Listen to my interview with Jan Bruce, co-author of MeQuilibrium – 14 Days to a Cooler, Calmer and Happier You. Hear immediate ways you…
The Real Secrets to Success (interview with America’s #1 Success Coach Jack Canfield) (3/15/2015) - Gain insights into one of my favorite success books – The Success Principles by Jack Canfield.  Hear easy and fun ways to find your purpose and make a great living doing work you love.  It’s not a silly dream.  You…
Visioning: How It Works & Why It’s Crucial To Your Career To Do Now (1/16/2015) - Hope is not a method.  The secret to getting what you want is to envision it.  Listen in for specific tips on how visioning works (to your benefit) and how you can write one now that connects you to the…
How To Give Your Career More Meaning & Purpose (12/17/2014) - Perhaps you’ve been dreaming what you think is the impossible dream.  Perhaps fears and concerns have been keeping you from making a difference with your time and talents. I am here to encourage you to stay adventurous and follow your…
How To Quit Your Day Job and Start a Thriving Business (12/2/2014) - I am excited to share a day in the life of a regular guy who successfully felt the fear and did it anyway.  Listen in for his top tips for successfully making the transition from working for the “man” to…
Everything You Want Is Just Beyond Your Comfort Zone (11/4/2014) - Fears and concerns can keep us trapped in a less than ideal work situation.  Listen in and be inspired to stretch your comfort zone by taking smart risks! Check out this episode!
4 Tips To Stay Career-Relevant. Playing the long-game in work and life. (2/28/2014) - 4 Tips To Stay Career-Relevant. Playing the long-game in work and life can be a challenge, unless you have a strategy.  Encore Career Handbook author Marci Alboher shares her inspiring tips. Check out this episode!
Embrace the chaos and other helpful career resolutions for 2014!  Hear my top 3 career resolutions to add to your list.  Also author Bob Miglani joins me to share lessons from his new book Embrace the Chaos. (1/18/2014) - Embrace the chaos and other helpful career resolutions for 2014!  Hear my top 3 career resolutions to add to your list.  Also author Bob Miglani joins me to share lessons from his new book Embrace the… Check out this episode!
Do no harm.  It’s not as hard as you think. Take these steps and do no harm in how you make a living.  And hear the inspiring success story of Susan Andersen, founder of AnswerScholarship.org.  Vowing the help her community, Susan started the only no (12/17/2013) - Do no harm.  It’s not as hard as you think. Take these steps and do no harm in how you make a living.  And hear the inspiring success story of Susan Andersen, founder of AnswerScholarship.org.  Vowing… Check out this episode!
3 ?s to Uncover Purpose at Work – You’re not here by accident.  There’s an important role you are here to play!  In fact, the world needs you to play it in order to be a better place.  (11/29/2013) - 3 ?s to Uncover Purpose at Work – You’re not here by accident.  There’s an important role you are here to play!  In fact, the world needs you to play it in order to be a better place.  Learn the… Check…
If interviewing scares you, you’ll want these tips.  Listen in as interview expert Ericka Spradley of My Next Level shares insights from her powerful 4 Step Interview Prep process.  Get confident and prepared for your next interview now! (10/30/2013) - If interviewing scares you, you’ll want these tips.  Listen in as interview expert Ericka Spradley of My Next Level shares insights from her powerful 4 Step Interview Prep process.  Get confident and… Check out this episode!
Find Your Right Livelihood – If you’re ideal career scares you, it just may be the right move.  Learn the 3 surprising signs of the right livelihood and get on track to making a living doing work you love. (9/30/2013) - Find Your Right Livelihood – If you’re ideal career scares you, it just may be the right move.  Learn the 3 surprising signs of the right livelihood and get on track to making a living doing work you… Check out…
3 Tips For Career Happiness (8/31/2013) - 3 Tips For Career Happiness Check out this episode!
Life ends.  Do what you love now.  Listen and be inspired to not just make a living but to create the life you want today.  (7/30/2013) - Life ends.  Do what you love now.  Listen and be inspired to not just make a living but to create the life you want today.  Check out this episode!
Don’t Wait for Your Dream Job.  I’ve noticed one glaring difference between those who achieve their ideal and those who are still waiting for it – they started living their mission, doing work they loved BEFORE it was their job. Learn how you have t (7/30/2013) - Don’t Wait for Your Dream Job.  I’ve noticed one glaring difference between those who achieve their ideal and those who are still waiting for it – they started living their mission, doing work they… Check out this episode!
Credentials Stopping You from Going After Your Dream Career?  Surprisingly credentials aren’t what you REALLY need.  Listen in and learn one of my favorite career change secrets. Bonus: You can get started now! (5/29/2013) - Credentials Stopping You from Going After Your Dream Career?  Surprisingly credentials aren’t what you REALLY need.  Listen in and learn one of my favorite career change secrets. Bonus: You can get started now… Check out this episode!
Want to embark on a new career but need the confidence?  Listen in for another inspiring career coincidence story and learn how you can get the validation you need to move forward now. (4/29/2013) - Want to embark on a new career but need the confidence?  Listen in for another inspiring career coincidence story and learn how you can get the validation you need to move forward now. Check out this episode!
Life is More Than Career (& Why You Don’t Need to Win the Lottery to Do What You Want)  (4/1/2013) - Life is More Than Career (& Why You Don’t Need to Win the Lottery to Do What You Want)  Check out this episode!
Career Coincidences: Signs you’re on the path to your ideal career  (2/18/2013) - Career Coincidences: Signs you’re on the path to your ideal career  Feel you’re not in the right career?  Listen in and learn the signs to look for so you can get on the path to your dream job.  Check out…
Happy New Year and welcome to Making a living Unplugged – the podcast!   (1/10/2013) - Happy New Year and welcome to Making a living Unplugged – the podcast!   Okay so it doesn’t have all bells and whistles of my SiriusXM show but it doesn’t come with a subscription fee either.  I have… Check out this…