Money is power, but it’s also a massive source of anxiety, fear, and stress for most people. For Kathlyn Hart, money (or lack thereof) was the thing that kept her from being able to have the experiences she wanted, from attending her dream college to traveling with friends in her early twenties. For many years, Kathlyn (like so many of us) felt that having a job where you could make a difference in the world meant earning little to no money and that if you wanted financial security, it mean taking a soul-sucking job that you hate. On this episode, hear how she learned to flip that perspective and create a role for herself that allows her to support ambitious women to dream big, live bold, and earn more.Read More
One of the top answers I get when I ask people what they wanted to be when they grew up is “Actor”, and Samara Bay was no different. Growing up, Samara figured she’d end up doing Shakespeare in the park or performing on Broadway, but her career path took a different route. Sure, she now spends a lot of time in movie trailers, but not as the performer. Hear how Samara transitioned her passion for performing into a niche career training actors how to speak as a dialect and communication coach for some of the biggest names in entertainment.Read More
Show of hands for my over-achieving, Type-A, “Wonder Women” out there who, despite doing everything “right”, still carry extra weight (especially in the middle.) Yeah, me too. Turns out, being a non-stop hustler can actually be damaging to more than just the scale. Dana James has spent the past 18 years studying the complex relationship between food, metabolic issues, and emotions and believes the missing link lies in addressing both the tangible and intangible – food and feelings; science and spirituality; conscious thought and subconscious thought. She’s the author of the book, “The Archetype Diet: Reclaim Your Self-Worth and Change the Shape of Your Body” which bottles these patterns into four archetypes of women. She explains why you store body fat in the places you do, what to eat, and how to crack the self-worth matrix that says my value as a woman is based on an external factor – looks, success, giving to others and being intuitive.Read More
I’ve had a lot of different roles and career paths since graduating college, but Anthony Corrado blows my resume length out of the water. His adventures in employment have led him to a wide variety of positions, including comedy club host, home audio sales specialist, and regional manager for a boutique gold and diamond buying company. Self-taught with a degree from what he calls, “Barnes & Noble University,” Anthony champions the belief you can thrive on the road less traveled. Despite having not written his first line of computer code until the age of 32, he parlayed his eclectic past experiences into a rapidly-accelerating career where he now acts as the Chief Technology Officer at SpectAR, an augmented, mixed, and virtual reality software company. For anyone who feels like they keep hitting dead ends with jobs and can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel, this episode is for you.Read More
By now you should know that I love marrying the mystical side of life with the practical, finding ways to incorporate ancient knowledge with modern day thinking. Be it consulting my astrological chart, my Enneagram number, or in the case of today’s guest, my numerological makeup, I think it’s fascinating to see what these resources say I should do with my life.
If you’re all aboard the “Woo” Train too, you’re going to love what today’s guest, Shanda Catrice has to say. Shanda specializes in helping women create more love, authenticity and purpose in their lives. Through a unique combination of practical wisdom (science & psychology) and intuitive guidance (spirituality), Shanda helps people create a life that feels aligned with their soul. Sign me up.Read More
When looking for a new job, most people hit online job boards or scour LinkedIn for posted positions. They scan the bullet points of qualifications, matching them against their own experience and ultimately deciding whether they’re a close enough fit to apply. That traditional route never appealed to Danoosh Kapadia. Instead, he took advantage of internal opportunities to gain the experience he needed to make a career transition at one job, had a role created for him at another, and leveraged his network to get an “in” at more than one company he was interested in working at. Danoosh has time and time again landed roles based on following his curiosity, making connections, and bringing his A-game every time.Read More
By the age of three, Lily Herman was certain about one thing: she wanted to do and be all the things. Fast-forward to today and she’s basically achieved her toddler dreams. Lily is a contributing editor at Refinery29 covering news and politics, the founder of Rogue Sunday, a digital strategy and marketing firm, and the creator of Get Her Elected, a network of over 2,100 people offering their skills pro bono to progressive women candidates running for U.S. office. Oh, and she also happens to be my favorite person to follow on Twitter.
On this episode, Lily shares how she chooses what to work on next (whatever sounds interesting and gives her new skills), how she maintains a thick skin when her work is critiqued or a project fails (keeping her ego out of the equation), and how she keeps the Twitter trolls from bringing her down (regular breaks and not being afraid to block people.)Read More
For self-proclaimed Leisure Expert, Vibe Specialist, and Home Enthusiast Rachel Mae Furman, waiting for permission or getting a degree have never been pre-requisites for going after a job she wanted. Other than making up badass titles for herself, Rachel has spent her career boldly following her intuition and creativity from one industry to the next, all while remaining true to herself and her core personal brand.
On this episode, Rachel talks about the importance of incorporating leisure and small daily habits into your life, how to make the worst parts of your job fun (even expense reports), and how being the most YOU you can be in everything you do will lead to a happy life.Read More
If you’ve even halfway paid attention during the last 43 episodes of this podcast, you know that I love connecting people and collaborating. That’s why I couldn’t wait to have Jess Hooper, fellow dot-connector and collaborator extraordinaire on the show. Jess is not only a total get-shit-done hustler, she’s constantly pushing herself to try new things and learn on the fly. On this episode, Jess shares her strategy for remaining excited and challenged in her career, and leaves us feeling motivated to get outside of our comfort zone and figure it out as we go.Read More
No doubt you’ve heard that the best jobs to go for in order to future-proof your career are in tech. But what if you don’t want to be a web developer? And how do you transition into a tech role if you’ve spent your career going down another professional path? After spending 8 years in the education industry in roles spanning admissions, business development, and product management, Anya Iverova founded Careeer.me to help people do just that - transition their career into the tech industry. On this episode, Anya shares how getting into tech is achievable for anyone, and how you can start making moves in that direction today.Read More
When asked what they want to be when they grow up, many kids quickly respond with “Actor”. Most people picture the life of an actor as those of A-list celebrities, appearing in blockbuster films, rubbing elbows with their fellow rich and famous friends, and getting to play pretend for a living. In reality, it’s a whole lot of auditions, rejection, pounding the pavement, and waiting for the next gig (if it ever comes.)
Writer/Comedian/Actor/Producer Alison Becker, aka “Parks and Recreation’s” Shauna Malwae-Tweep as you may remember her, knows the highs and lows of Hollywood all too well. Although she’s had lots of success throughout her career, Alison is transparent about the realities of being a working actor in the age of Netflix, decreasing commercials, and the unpredictability of the industry. On this episode, she gets real about how she stays optimistic, diversifies her work, and turns daunting auditions into a game we can all enjoy with her #AuditionLooks on Instagram.Read More
Astrologer Janet Sciales (better known to radio listeners as the StarGoddess) joins Baily to give an easy-to-understand rundown of astrology, including how you can look to your astrological chart to determine what kind of career path will suit you best. Listen in if you’re astro-curious and ready to learn what the stars have in store for you but have no clue where to begin!Read More
Ben Brooks, Executive Business Coach and Founder of PILOT joins Baily to talk about his ballsy career moves, how to adapt to the people around you to get ahead, and how his company empowers employees to take control of their professional success.Read More
Chances are good that at some point in your career, you've felt the familiar twinge of boredom creep in. It typically begins with a sense of "been there, accomplished that", and can end with mentally checking out and phoning it in. Melanie Bender has avoided the boredom curse in her career by following her insatiable curiosity about how people and things work. This has led her to study topics across data science, web development, media, consumer behavior, innovation culture, and business management. Melanie's latest curiosity quest has led her to become the VP of Marketing and Brand Development at Clique - one of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies.Read More
In this solo episode, Baily talks about how she's learned to marry her Type-A natural tendencies with her ever-increasing "woo" personality in both her business and personal life. From scheduling time for mindfulness and manifestation each morning, to aligning her quarterly goals with moon cycles and astrological events, Baily shares how she's able to intertwine these seemingly-conflicting influences and find balance somewhere in the middle.Read More
As we approach the 1-year anniversary of the nationwide explosion of #MeToo, it's becoming apparent that this is definitely more than just a movement. LeAnne Fuller has been a quiet crusader for sexual assault victim's rights since her very first job out of high school where she won a lawsuit against her employer for sexual harassment. She now has her own company called WEEEHelp - "Workplace Ethics, Etiquette, and Education" where she brings her many decades of experience facing all types of unethical, uncomfortable workplace situations (including a stint as a Vegas stripper at the age of 40) as a company culture consultant. Listen in to hear how this resilient woman has faced setback after setback throughout her career and come out stronger every time.Read More
If you've ever thought or spoken the sentence, "I just feel so lost..." as it relates to your career, then turn the volume RIGHT ON UP, because this episode is meant for you. After traveling the country talking to thousands of women and hearing that phrase uttered repeatedly, Maxie McCoy, writer, speaker, and author of the book "You're Not Lost" realized that not only do so many young women not know where to begin to find direction in their lives, they're dealing with a massive self-confidence deficit.
In this conversation, Maxie and I dig into what makes for a purpose-filled career, from finding your people and supporting those around you with no future expectations, to letting go of the obsessive need to find your passion in order to feel less "lost" (spoiler alert: it starts with building a sense of self-belief, the rest will follow.) If you find yourself nodding along and wanting more after this episode, Maxie and I are taking this conversation IRL on August 28th in Santa Monica - grab your free ticket today!Read More
The workplace is changing rapidly, and we can all feel it. Whether you're busting through glass ceilings in Corporate America or are one of the many entrepreneurial women who took her side hustle full-time, you've no doubt been faced with the decision of whether you try to fit in with the "Old Boy's Club" to get ahead, or ride the Millennial Pink wave and embrace titles like "She-E-O" and "Girl Boss". Jaclyn Johnson doesn't buy that you *have* to do either to be successful, which is exactly how she's built and run her empire, Create & Cultivate.
In this episode, Jaclyn and I talk about getting ahead by helping others succeed, how to unapologetically embrace your femininity in business, and the joy of watching those you "came up with" kill it in their careers. Oh, and we touch on this little book she wrote in her free time published by Simon & Schuster coming out on August 21st - get your copy today!Read More
Anyone who's achieved some level of success in their career will tell you - nobody succeeds without the help of others. Anique Coffee has spent her career following her curiosity and leveraging her connections to get amazing opportunity after amazing opportunity, from working for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to launching her own marketing agency, to going IPO with a Silicon Valley startup, and most recently moving to Europe and creating The Collective, a unique mix of a festival, conference, and retreat. On this episode, learn how Anique has collaborated with her community to fall in love with her career, time and time again.Read More
Being an entrepreneur is hard, lonely, and intimidating as hell, which is why having a strong community to connect, commiserate, and collaborate with is crucial. Enter BRA Network (aka, Business Relationship Alliance). BRA's fabulous Founder, Carrie Murray, found herself frustrated, overwhelmed, and looking for answers after launching her first business. She turned to her network of fellow entrepreneurial female friends and discovered that she was very much not alone in these feelings. Listen to hear how Carrie created a pun-heavy, hot pink, super supportive community of women who lift each other up instead of tearing each other down.Read More