Don't Keep Your Day Job: Make A Living Doing What You Love

By Cathy Heller

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No one is you and that is your superpower. Each one of us has something unique to share with the world. If you’re seeking more fulfillment and a sense of purpose, this is the show. If you want to be in alignment with your true self and find a way to do your life’s work, you will love this show. This podcast will lift you up and help you stop selling yourself short. Each week, host Cathy Heller interviews someone truly inspiring who’s created a life they love through figuring out how to be truly themselves and use their zone of genius to make the world better. You’ve got so much to contribute and Cathy is here to help you do it.

Episode Date
How to Network with Authenticity - Jordan Harbinger
01:01:34
How can your network grow through authentic interactions and outreach? Jordan Harbinger, veteran podcaster, entrepreneur, and networking extraordinaire has spent years studying and practicing the important act of nurturing his relationships, even when he's not looking for anything in return. He shares how to genuinely reconnect with old contacts without feeling awkward, how to become a referral machine through ABG (always be giving, always be generous), and why you always win when you give away business. Get 30% tickets to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in LA! Use code DREAMJOB30 at dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop Thanks BetaBrand! Get 20% off Betabrand.com and use promocode dreamjob Thank you FilterEasy! First order FREE by visiting FilterEasy.com and use code Dreamjob Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months for just 99 cents.
Aug 13, 2018
How to Stop Overthinking
00:53:33
Overthinking - we're all guilty of it. It paralyzes us, creates anxiety, brings out fears we didn't even know we had. So how do we escape our crazy, negative thought spiral? Cathy shares her tricks to quiet down your wild mind, including how to pinpoint the root cause of your overthinking, what practices can pull you out of worries, and how to open yourself up to all the good that you deserve. Let's meet! Join our live Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in LA dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop Use coupon code DREAMJOB50 before August 13 and get 50% off tickets! Thanks Grove! Try Grove with a two-month VIP membership and bonus gift by going to Grove.co/DREAMJOB Thank you Legacy Box! Go to LegacyBox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order. Thanks to Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant! Thanks Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob.
Aug 06, 2018
What is the Third Door - Alex Banayan
01:03:30
How has the third door helped leaders like Bill Gates, Maya Angelou, and Steven Spielberg climb their way to the top of their careers? Alex Banayan, best selling author of The Third Door has spent the last seven years finding his own unconventional ways to track down the world's greatest thinkers and ask them about the keys to their success. He sheds a light on how to unlock that third door, why you need the "inside man," how to write an outreach email that guarantees a response, and how to keep going when you're on the verge of giving up the dream. Thank you Ring! Get your special offer on a Ring Starter Kit available right now at Ring.com/dreamjob Thank you Simple Habit! For a free 7-day trial to the premium library, go to simplehabit.com/dreamjob Thanks to Secret Clinical Strength Antiperspirant! Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents
Jul 30, 2018
How to Craft a Life You Love - Amy Tangerine
01:04:36
How do you craft a soul, a mindset, and habits that lead to purpose and joy? Amy Tangerine, fashion designer, scrapbooker, author, and craft extraordinaire has sold her designs in Bloomingdales and Neiman Marcus, traveled the world to teach the art of scrapbook making, and collaborated with craft empires like American Crafts - but she's always looking for that next creative opportunity that deserves a big "yes!" She sheds her advice on how to know your worth when you set your price, how to launch a new product, and how to give yourself permission to explore the next great chapter of your life. Join our live Don't Keep Your Day Job Workshop in Los Angeles! Dontkeepyourdayjob.com/workshop Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—by going to BlueApron.com/Dreamjob. Thanks Rothy's! Go to rothys.com/dreamjob to get your cute shoes & free shipping. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
Jul 23, 2018
How to Declutter Your Mind - Lili Pettit
01:00:27
How can cleansing your physical space also heal your soul? Lili Pettit, founder of Clutter Healing, personal home organizer, and breathwork coach found a solution for her struggles with the simple practice of breathing. She shares how breathwork meditation creates clarity, how to make space in your house to welcome new ideas and energies, how she organically grew her clientele, and how the sheer mindset of being open can lead to less suffering and more gratitude. Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thank you FilterEasy! Get your first order FREE by visiting FilterEasy.com and use offer code Dreamjob
Jul 16, 2018
How to Keep It Real on Social Media - Amy Jo Martin
01:06:10
Why is it so important to show your authentic self on social media? Amy Jo Martin, social media strategist, best-selling author, and host of the podcast "Why Not Now?" has built a career by helping huge brands and celebrities like Shaquille O'Neal and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson become more popular by becoming more personable through their online presence. She explains how to identify the value you provide for your followers, which social media platform you should try first, what practices are most common among highly successful career renegades, and how social media grows your business when you show up and share yourself. Grab our free Social Media cheat sheet! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/social-media-cheatsheet/
Jul 09, 2018
How to Achieve Greatness - Lewis Howes
00:53:58
What does it mean to reach "greatness?" Lewis Howes, best-selling author, entrepreneur, host of the popular podcast The School of Greatness, and former pro athlete has grown an empire out of his passion to help others recognize their own power and pursue their own joy. He shares 3 main principles of greatness, how to have fun with failure and rejection, how to prioritize through income and impact, and why overcoming any challenge starts with belief in yourself. Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
Jul 02, 2018
What is The Artist's Way - Julia Cameron
00:56:30
How do you unlock your creative brilliance? Julia Cameron, author of the international bestselling book The Artist's Way wrote this inspiring and invaluable piece of work to empower creatives through their limiting beliefs and recognize their true inner artist. She explains how to use essential tools like morning pages and artist dates to explore your creative potential, how to shut down the inner critic and crazy makers, and how to discover faith and security as you begin to take authentic risks. Listen to the full interview with Julia Cameron when you sign up here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/julia-cameron-interview/ Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first 3 meals free—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
Jun 25, 2018
How to Rise Up After 10,000 "No"s - Matthew Del Negro
01:05:42
When your living is to hear the word "No," how do you find the strength to keep persevering? Actor Matthew Del Negro (Scandal, The Sopranos) and podcast host of 10,000 "No"s has spent his entire career in the cycle of chasing auditions, landing amazing roles, returning to rejection, and holding faith that the next opportunity will eventually come. He shares how he stays both hopeful and humble, how to put your best foot forward at any casting or pitch session, and why believing you are enough is the most important step towards achieving greatness. Everyone Can Podcast Course is open for enrollment! Sign up at EveryoneCanPodcast.com Thanks FilterEasy! First order is FREE at FilterEasy.com and use offer code Dreamjob Thank you Rothy's! Get cute shoes with free shipping at Rothys.com and code dreamjob Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Jun 18, 2018
How to Grow an Engaged Facebook Group - Jill Stanton
01:02:57
Why should you make a Facebook Group for your business or brand? How do you grow an engaged, active Facebook Group? Jill Stanton, co-founder of Screw the Nine to Five, has mastered the craft of building, expanding, and managing successful Facebook Groups. She shares her expert advice on how to welcome new members and spark conversations, which types of businesses benefit most from FB Groups, how your Group can get discovered, and how to Screw the Nine To Five so you can find freedom and fulfillment in work that you love. Join Cathy's Free Masterclass! More info at EveryoneCanPodcast.com For full show notes, go to dontkeepyourdayjob.com
Jun 11, 2018
How to Find Your Voice on YouTube - Hannah Hart
01:03:28
How do you make content that satisfies your creative message and a community with millions of followers? How do you stay true to who you are, even when you aren't feeling 100%? Hannah Hart - award-winning YouTube star, best-selling author, and podcast host of Hannahlyze This - is on top of the career food chain, but she's the first to admit that she's a work in progress when it comes to dealing with her depression and mental health. She shares her advice on why you should stop believing in the "overnight success," what best practices you should follow regardless of the numbers, and how to manage the unwelcome voices in your head - and instead, tell yourself "Good job." Interested in our FREE Master Class? Go to EveryoneCanPodcast.com for more information. - Thanks Rothys! Go to Rothys.com and use code dreamjob for cute, sustainable shoes with FREE shipping! - Thank you BetaBrand! Get 20% off at BetaBrand.com and use promo code dreamjob. - Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. - Thanks to Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB
Jun 04, 2018
How to Do It Scared - Ruth Soukup
01:05:59
How do you build the courage to keep walking in the dark when there's so much uncertainty? Ruth Soukup, blogger, best-selling author, and podcast host of Do It Scared had hit rock bottom in her struggle with mental health. But she took step by step to pull herself out, and eventually run a 7-figure business. She sheds a light on the best practices for entrepreneurs, including how to set a price that serves you and your customers, how to build your team from your very first hire, how to free yourself from the paralyzing overwhelm and voices, and how to focus on living again. - Want a free cheat sheet + updates on our Everybody Can Podcast Course? Go to Everybodycanpodcast.com for more info - Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.
May 28, 2018
How to Be Boss - Emily Thompson & Kathleen Shannon
01:07:14
What does it mean to be boss? How can you create a life that your work supports, and not the other way around? Being Boss founders Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon are the masterminds behind the highly acclaimed Being Boss Podcast, the global Being Boss community, and now they have a book to spread their boss wisdom! These powerhouse ladies share their best tips on how to set boundaries, how to get clear about what you want, why taking your slice of success helps everyone else, and why you should always set a meeting with yourself. - Want to start your own podcast? We're launching a course! Go to https://cathyheller.lpages.co/i-want-to-start-a-podcast/ for more info. - Thanks Liquid IV! Get 20% off at Liquid-IV.com and use promo code dreamjob. - Thank you Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/DREAMJOB. - Thanks to LeTote! Get 50% your first month at Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB. - Thanks Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB
May 21, 2018
How to Find Your Purpose - Jessica Huie
00:54:49
How do you gain clarity and say yes to your true calling? Jessica Huie, author, MBE recipient, and esteemed entrepreneur was caught in the whirlwind of enormous success - but she still felt broken and unhappy inside. Find out how she stripped back the layers to reconnect to her true self, how to get soul conscious and nurture your soul, and how to arrest your old habits that hold you back from your unlimited potential. - Thanks BetaBrand! Get 20% off at betabrand.com and use promo code dreamjob. - Thanks Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase.
May 14, 2018
How to Make the Jump - Mike Lewis
01:06:10
How do you prepare to make the jump? When do you know you're ready? Author Mike Lewis took his own leap from a stable financial job to a traveling pro squash player, and then to the founder of When To Jump - a community that inspires and instructs people all around the world to make that major change towards the career of their dreams. Find out the four steps to follow before your jump, why you need to find your one north star, and how simply envisioning your full potential can lead to unbelievable opportunities. - Thanks FTD! Get 25% off with FTD.com/MothersDay - Thanks Dagne Dover! Get 20% off your purchase at dagnedover.com/dreamjob and enter code DREAMJOB. - Thank you Skillshare! Get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents at Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB.
May 07, 2018
What Are You Meant to Do - Jeff Goins
01:10:54
Is it possible that many artists are far from starving? Are all successful artists truly an original? Debunk the myths about "real artists" with best-selling author and blogger Jeff Goins, who built the bridge of his writing career with a few essential steps - and a ton of commitment. He shares how much time you should dedicate to marketing your craft, why you need to identify who you are, when you should (and shouldn't) be stubborn, and how to cultivate an apprentice-patron relationship with someone who has influenced you. - Thank you Liquid IV! Get 20% off at liquid-iv.com and use promo code dreamjob - Thanks to Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. - Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thank you Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes. - Thanks to FTD! Get 25% off with FTD.com/MothersDay
Apr 30, 2018
How to Lead a Joyful Life - Martha Beck
01:05:24
What's the secret to a life of joy? Martha Beck, best-selling author, speaker, and life coach reveals the simple, yet often forgotten solution to the thing that makes us happy. She also explains how to recognize your essential self vs. your social self, why your definition of "everyone" creates a huge roadblock, and why you should do nothing. - Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thank you Blue Apron! Get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. - Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Apr 23, 2018
How to Build a Business - The Basics
01:02:13
What essential ingredients do you need before you start pursuing your passion? Cathy walks you through the main steps that will clarify what work you should share with the world, and how you can make it a reality. Learn about the different ways to determine your ikigai, strategies to define and discover your audience, types of content you can create, and methods to turn your outreach pitches into valuable offers. - Sign up for the Creative Workroom 3-Month Mentorship Course! http://www.thecreativeworkroom.com/ - Thank you Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. - Thanks Dagne Dover! Get 20% off your purchase when you go to dagnedover.com/dreamjob and enter code DREAMJOB. - Thanks to eHarmony! Get a free month with eharmony when they sign up for a 3 month subscription! Enter DREAMJOB at checkout. - Thanks to Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob code dreamjob.
Apr 16, 2018
How to Be A Badass - Jen Sincero
01:06:02
How can you start kicking ass in your career, your finances, and your unlimited potential? Best-selling author Jen Sincero was broke and miserable at age 40, but she realized she had the power to change this reality - so she did. She shares the strategies to finding your inner badass, including why you need to ditch your familiar beliefs, how fear paves the path to your desires, why you should surrender in the midst of progress, and how to beat your issues with wealth by writing a letter to money. - Join the 3-Day Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/findyournichechallenge/ - Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes. - Thank you Liquid IV! Get 20% off at liquid-iv.com and use promo code dreamjob. - Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Apr 09, 2018
How to Find Your Audience
00:56:14
How can you find the followers, customers, the audience who want what you have to offer? What information should you know about your target market? Cathy shares the tactics to tailor your service to your core community, the exercise to pinpoint which values you and your tribe have in common, and the steps to ensure that you're continually solving a problem for your audience. - Join the Find Your Niche Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/findyournichechallenge/ - Thanks Weebly! Go to weebly.com/dreamjob to get 15% off your first purchase. - Thank you Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/dreamjob - Thanks to Legacy Box! Go to LegacyBox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order. - Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 off - with FREE shipping - by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB.
Apr 02, 2018
How Radical Empathy Strengthens Your Business - Seth Godin
01:04:11
How can we "see" others to help solve their problems? Why should you prioritize interactions over passions? Seth Godin - best-selling author, entrepreneur, blogger, and host of the podcast Akimbo has spent decades exploring and understanding the world of marketing. Find out his innovative insights on how to create your own story that speaks to an audience, whether you should love the work you do vs. do what you love, and how to turn your creative pursuit into a valuable scarcity that solves a problem. - Get notified about Cathy's Course & Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/ - Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. - Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com and find a pair of comfy, tree shoes. - Thank you HouseCallPro! For Free Activation go to HouseCallPro.com/dreamjob - Thank you eHarmony! Get a free month at https://www.eharmony.com when you sign up for a 3 month subscription! Enter DREAMJOB at checkout.
Mar 26, 2018
How to Climb the Acting Career Mountain - Jenna Fischer
01:15:03
"The Office" star Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) is one of the most recognizable faces on screen, but her career wasn't an overnight success. How did the years of small acting gigs and endless day jobs train her to become the phenomenal actress she is today? Jenna shares some of the most important lessons from her new book, "The Actor's Life," including how to transform rejection into positive perspective, how to self-assess and improve your work, and how to follow the signs - even if they lead you towards a different dream. - Want to be notified when Cathy rolls out her course? Sign up here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/ ​ - Thanks to LeTote! Go to LeTote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for 50% off your first month. - Thanks Allbirds! Go to https://www.allbirds.com/ and find a pair of comfy, wool shoes. - Thank you HouseCallPro! For free activation go to HouseCallPro.com/dreamjob. - Thank you Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob.
Mar 19, 2018
Bonus: Introducing Safe For Work
00:11:59
We're sharing a new podcast that we think you'll love! On Safe For Work, hosts Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter help you make the big decisions, sort through the small stuff, and get more fulfillment from your work life. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. wondery.fm/day
Mar 17, 2018
How Courage & Clarity Can Launch Your Business - Steph Crowder
00:59:23
How do you launch a product with minimal complications? What do your customers actually want, other than a solution? How can you maximize your productivity when there's so much to do? Steph Crowder, business coach and host of the Courage & Clarity Podcast shares her inspirational and tactical advice on the 3 phases of constructing a business, prioritizing your growth-based vs. administrative responsibilities, and creating a need for your product with stories about "the why behind the why." - Get updated on Cathy's course https://cathyheller.lpages.co/course-waitlist-page/ - Thanks to Ritual! Invest in your health at Ritual.com/dreamjob - Thanks Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups. - Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents.
Mar 12, 2018
How to Build Your Creative Empire - Christina Scalera
01:03:57
What essential ingredients will kickstart your creative business? How do you begin to create content and find your ideal audience? Christina Scalera, attorney, founder of The Contract Shop, and host of the Creative Empire Podcast has the insights on constructing your dream career - and making it legal. She shares her best tips on how to give your audience both what they want and what they need, how to increase revenue by working less, why a little vanity can be healthy, and how to change your "but" mentality. - Enter to win a FREE Branding training session http://bit.ly/2FejZ7I - Thank you Audible! Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/DreamJob or text DreamJob to 500-500. - Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. - Thanks to Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
Mar 05, 2018
What Makes a Good Life - Jonathan Fields
00:48:40
What does it mean to lead a "good life"? Jonathan Fields - author, entrepreneur, and host of the Good Life Project Podcast has a simple system for maximizing your happiness and engagement with the world. He explains how to identify your strengths through self-discovery, what essential element you need for a strong relationship, and how to fill your Good Life buckets of vitality, connection, and contribution. Thank you Housecall Pro! For free activation go to HousecallPro.com/dreamjob Thanks to Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB and get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thanks Legacybox! Go to Legacybox.com/DREAMJOB to get 40% off your first order.
Feb 26, 2018
How to Empower Your Money Mindset - Hilary Hendershott
01:06:36
How can we change our relationship and habits with money? How much should be in your bank before you quit that day job? Hilary Hendershott, certified financial planner and host of Profit Boss Radio shares her best advice on building wealth - including how to set a price on your product, why you need automated systems, and how to reconfigure your limiting beliefs so everything can become financially possible. Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for 50% off your first month. Thank you Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob
Feb 19, 2018
How to Find the Work You Love - Lisa Loeb
01:02:43
Lisa Loeb - Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist struck major success with her platinum hit song "Stay". But the red carpet events and makeup trailers still left her unfulfilled. How did she reconnect with her values and incorporate them in her work? She shares how she refocuses her purpose and attitude in the low moments, when you should let people label you, and why we should strike up more conversations with strangers. Thanks to Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups. Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB to get 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thank you Casper! Save $50 on select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob.
Feb 12, 2018
How Everything Can Be Possible - Shelli Varela
01:12:32
How can you transform adversity into a gift? Author, TED speaker, podcaster, and firefighter Shelli Varela didn't let her 5'2" frame or the naysayers extinguish her dreams of becoming a female firefighter in a male-dominated career. But how did she break down the physical and mental barriers? She explains the steps to understanding fear, changing your story, and discovering your life's purpose through passion, curiosity, and feeling. Thanks eHarmony! Get a free month with eHarmony when they sign up for a 3 month subscription! Go to eHarmony.com and enter DREAMJOB at checkout. Thank you Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB99 for 2 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thanks to Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
Feb 05, 2018
How to Teach What You Love
00:59:00
How can you build income by teaching your creative passion? How does that affect your identity as an artist? Cathy shares the 7 essential ingredients to launch your course, including how to organize your lessons with valuable content, where you can teach your talents, how to find students, and how to jump over the inevitable hurdles that pop up along the way. Grab the free cheatsheet on How to Teach What You Love! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/56-teach-what-you-love/ Thank you Warby Parker! Order your FREE Home Try-On’s at http://www.warbyparker.com/dreamjob Thanks Skillshare! Go to Skillshare.com/DREAMJOB99 to get 3 months of Skillshare for just 99 cents. Thanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
Jan 29, 2018
How to Launch A Boutique Business - Christy Wright
01:14:42
How do you set a price on doing what you love? Why must every business solve a problem? Christy Wright - author, Dave Ramsey personality, and business coach - created Business Boutique to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with actionable steps for turning their idea into a small business. She shares her sage advice on how to determine your value proposition, how to build your dream job with limited time and money, which questions will identify your strengths, and how to lose the weight of fear by exercising your muscle of confidence. Thanks to Zola! To sign up with Zola and receive a $50 credit towards your registry, go to ZOLA.com/dreamjob. Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks Daily Harvest! Go to daily-harvest.com and use promo code Dreamjob for three FREE Daily Harvest cups. Thanks to Third Love! Get 15% off your first purchase at Thirdlove.com/dreamjob
Jan 22, 2018
How to Train A Happy Mind - Lori Harder
00:58:32
We all have insecurities about our value, but Lori Harder - author, fitness expert, and host of the Earn Your Happy podcast is on a mission to help people feed their voice of worth. So how can you stop the self-sabotage? How do you lose the heavy weight of excuses? Pick up Lori's best tips on building a support system, unpacking the layers to your deepest fears, and completely committing to the experiences that make us our full selves. Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com/SELECT to start. Enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box. Thanks Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —with FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob
Jan 15, 2018
How a Side Hustle Fuels Your Dream - Chris Guillebeau
00:54:54
How can you turn your idea into income? Why do we all need a side hustle? Chris Guillebeau, author, blogger, and host of the podcast, Side Hustle School is the expert on leading a life of non-conformity. He shares how he and other people around the world have transformed their hobbies into offers, how to identify and maximize your existing strengths, and why there's a power in giving up. Thank you Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership at http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to HP! Save 35% at HP.com/dream and use code DREAMJOB
Jan 08, 2018
How to Set & Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions
00:44:21
Happy 2018! So you've got the "New Year, New You" dream in mind, but how can you actually stick to your resolutions? How can you create actionable, achievable goals that will lead you towards your purpose? Cathy shares her best tips on making this year a success, including what questions will help define your goals, where to find accountability, why failed attempts aren't failures, and which simple trick has been proven to result in a healthier, wealthier, and happier you. Get your free New Year's Goal Setting Worksheet here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/dkydj-new-year-goal-setting-worksheet/ Thanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB.
Jan 01, 2018
Best of 2017 - Holiday Highlight Reel
01:12:48
In celebration of the holidays, we revisit this year's top moments from some of our favorite guests, including Bobbi Brown, Saul Blinkoff, Jonathan Adler, and many more! It's a holiday gift full of our guests' best advice and stories on courage, failure, hustle, rejection, growth - and as always, inspiration to pursue your creative dream. Thanks to Aaptiv! New members get 50% off annual membership http://www.aaptiv.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
Dec 25, 2017
How a Career Change Feeds Your Soul - Nancy Kruger Cohen
01:19:59
How do you switch careers without the fear? How can a non-linear career path whet your creative appetite? Nancy Kruger Cohen has worked as an art director and a brand consultant, but she found the sweet spot as Mouth.com's co-founder and chief creative officer. She shares the success stories of their popular artisanal food sellers, the aspects of conveying your brand, the benefits of mentorship programs, and the importance of taking things a little less seriously. Share your success story with us! Send a message to our Don't Keep Your Day Job Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/dontkeepyourdayjob/ or email hello@dontkeepyourdayjob.com Thanks to Bon Appetit! Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use promo code: dreamjob for a special discount. Thanks Ship Station! Try it FREE for 30 days AND, get an additional month free – ONLY if you use my promo code DREAMJOB Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
Dec 18, 2017
How to Do More in Less Time
00:59:32
How can you get more done with limited time? Why do we procrastinate on our biggest goals? What time hacks can you use right now to start working on the dream? Cathy helps you tackle that self-sabotaging procrastination with tips on how to approach intimidating projects, schedule a productive week, and recharge your batteries when you feel burned out. Thank you Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
Dec 11, 2017
How to Start An Etsy Shop - Kruti Patel Goyal
00:59:18
Why should you open an Etsy store? What can you learn from the top sellers on Etsy? Kruti Patel Goyal, Etsy's General Manager of Seller Services, explains what you need to start your Etsy business (hint - not a lot!), how to sell on Etsy with success, and why your story is your brand's defining factor in any marketplace. Get your free Etsy cheat sheet! http://bit.ly/2iBKGgD Grab your tickets to Cathy's event in Los Angeles http://bit.ly/2iATiUy Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks StoryWorth! For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/dreamjob when you subscribe!
Dec 04, 2017
How to Set & Achieve Your Goals - Jenna Kutcher
01:11:07
How can you set higher goals, but also make them more attainable? How does a brand become a business? Jenna Kutcher, photographer, educator, and host of the Goal Digger podcast shares the 5 core pillars of her business strategy, tips on tackling anxiety, and the steps you must take before quitting your day job. Join Cathy in Los Angeles on December 7! http://bit.ly/2zFnjd9 Thanks to ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free – with code DREAMJOB. Thank you Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thanks eHarmony! Get a free month when you sign up for a 3 month subscription. Go to eHarmony.com and enter code DREAMJOB at checkout.
Nov 27, 2017
How to be Grateful - Binny Freedman
00:53:15
What does it mean to have gratitude? How can you be happier by being thankful? Binny Freedman, lecturer and inspirational educator shares how he's stayed grateful through dark moments, why purpose is the key to gratitude, and how you can find something to be thankful for every single day. Join the check-in call on Tuesday, November 21 at 9:30 am PST https://cathyheller.lpages.co/holiday-season-check-in-call/ Thanks to SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thank you FabFitFun! Get $10 off your first box at FabFitFun.com and use promo code dreamjob.
Nov 20, 2017
Ask Me Anything - Facebook vs. Instagram, Client Growth & Too Many Passions
01:18:30
How can money be a guilty free goal? How do you pursue a single passion when you have so many interests? Are you following the most practical goals to your dream job? Cathy answers these questions and more, including how to be a squeaky wheel, whether or not your business needs Facebook, and how to build your clientele beyond just one. Thank you FabFitFun! Get $10 off your first box with promo code dreamjob. Thanks to Bon Appetit! Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use promo code: dreamjob for a special discount. Thanks Elysium! Go to TryBasis.com/dreamjob, and get your first month of a 6 or 12 month subscription free with my code dreamjob.
Nov 13, 2017
How to Be Productive - Carey Bentley
01:15:54
Everyone has 24 hours in the day, but how can we maximize that time to increase productivity? What tools and steps build most efficient, disciplined, and focused mindset? Carey Bentley, co-founder of the productivity program Life Hack Boot Camp shares her best tips on improving time management, making smart decisions, putting practice into action, and finding your life’s mission. Get the free cheat sheet at https://cathyheller.lpages.co/44-productivity/ Thanks Blue Apron! Get $30 off your first order - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thank you Bon Appetit! Give a subscription to Bon Appetit magazine for $5 off at bonappetit.com/getBA and code dreamjob. Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com/SELECT and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box.
Nov 06, 2017
How to Overcome Your Fears - Halloween Special
01:20:19
What are you scared of the most? Failure? Imperfection? Insecurity? Discomfort? How has it kept you from pursuing your dream? In this Halloween special, Cathy shares what mindsets and mantras have helped her manage fear throughout her career, how to overcome your anxiety by recognizing your thoughts, and the one thing that’s scarier than dealing with these paralyzing emotions. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to SkillShare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE at www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB
Oct 30, 2017
How Instagram Can Grow Your Business - Jasmine Star
01:04:28
With more than 700 million users on Instagram, how do you find your own tribe of followers? How can Instagram help your business? Jasmine Star, photographer, blogger, and Instagram connoisseur had no experience, no education - and not even a camera when she decided to try wedding photography. But within the first 15 months, she had a six-figure business and a massive online community. She shares how to curate shareable content, why the feed algorithm loves live video, and why we should always have a goal to impact other lives - even if it’s just one. Grab the Instagram checklist at https://cathyheller.lpages.co/42-jasmine-checklist/ Thanks Elysium! Go to TryBasis.com/dreamjob and get your first month of a 6 or 12 month subscription free with code dreamjob. See website for complete details. Thanks LeTote! Go to Letote.com/select and promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for an additional $25 purchase credit toward your first box. Thanks Freshbooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. Thanks Bon Appetit! Give a subscription to Bon Appetit magazine for $5 off. Go to bonappetit.com/getBA and use code dreamjob
Oct 23, 2017
How to Design Meaningful Work - Debbie Millman
00:58:21
What's holding you back from a life of purposeful work? Are you waiting for your friend's approval? A thumbs up from your family? Chances are, it's the voice in your head that isn't giving yourself permission. For Debbie Millman - writer, educator, artist, and host of the award-winning podcast Design Matters - it took decades of being miserable in commercial branding before she realized it was time for a career change. Now as one of the veterans in the podcasting and design frontier, she shares what her own guests have taught her, what makes your art powerful, why you should revel in the long process towards your craft, and why confidence is overrated - but courage is essential. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to FreshBooks! Get a 30 day free trial by going to FreshBooks.com/dreamjob and enter Don't Keep Your Day Job in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section
Oct 16, 2017
How to Start a Podcast
01:10:50
What do you need to make a good podcast? Why should you even start a podcast? How can the podcast-making process apply to your own creative business? In this behind-the-scenes episode, you’ll learn what tools and equipment are used for this show, how to find guests and interview them from the comforts of your own home, and how to leverage your content to engage and grow your audience. Get the Podcast Checklist here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/40-podcast-checklist/ Thanks to Skillshare! Get a month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob. Thanks to Blue Apron! Go to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first THREE meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING.
Oct 09, 2017
How a TV Writer Defines Success - David Sacks
01:14:37
What does success mean to you? How do you reach it? For TV writer and producer David Sacks (The Simpsons, Malcolm in the Middle, 3rd Rock from the Sun) success could be embedded in his incredible career alone - but he believes it's striving to have the life that he’s meant to accomplish. As someone who has never coasted in the entertainment industry, David offers his insights on how to stay disciplined during unemployment, why you should turn your life into a work of art, and how to leave your legacy in this world. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with my promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to Wonderbly! Go to Wonderbly.com and enter code DreamJob at checkout to get 15% off your order. Thanks to Elysium! Try Basis.com/dreamjob to take control of your health, and learn to live healthier, longer.
Oct 02, 2017
How to Revolutionize the Fashion Business Model - Tamara Mellon
00:58:01
When Tamara Mellon walked away from Jimmy Choo, the very company that she co-founded, she risked her reputation and a ton of money - but gained the voice and the brand that she always wanted. How has she adapted her advertising approach to the world of e-commerce? What is it about her new personal brand that truly fulfills her? Tamara also shares her advice on how to recognize when you need to be flexible, and why now is the time to speak up for yourself. Enter to win a Group Brainstorm Session with Cathy! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/38-win-a-session-with-cathy Thanks to Barkbox! Visit barkbox.com/dreamjob for a FREE EXTRA MONTH of BarkBox when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan!
Sep 25, 2017
How to Get Grit - Caroline Miller
01:00:48
What does it take to win an Olympic gold medal? Overcome an addiction? Achieve your most difficult, life-long goals? Caroline Miller, author of Getting Grit and Creating Your Best Life, takes you through the exercises and mindsets that have been proven to cultivate the determination and tenacity that will lift you over any roadblock. She also answers questions about how to identify your life’s calling, why relationships are the most important factor towards your best self, and whether or not passion is enough to master your craft. Thanks to Work In Progress for their support! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Sep 18, 2017
How to Master Online Marketing - Amy Porterfield
00:52:08
Amy Porterfield - social media marketing strategist, author, and podcaster - helps tons of entrepreneurs to grow, engage, and build meaningful relationships with their followers. She explains how to use online tools such as Facebook Groups and email lists, how to get out of a rut, and why you don’t have to overwork yourself to enjoy the Hotel Bel-Air experience. Get your free worksheet here https://cathyheller.lpages.co/36-become-the-go-to-source/ Thanks to RXBAR! Get 25% off your first order at RXbar.com/dreamjob promo code DREAMJOB.
Sep 11, 2017
Why Wait For January 1st? - Q&A with Cathy
00:59:37
How can you build more energy to achieve your goals? What should you prioritize - your family, your day job, or your side hustle? Why should you make September 4th your new January 1st? Cathy answers these questions, and more! with additional advice about staying accountable, and writing a cold email that stands out from the crowd. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days AND, get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thanks to Society 6! Get 20% off and FREE shipping by going to Society6.com/dreamjob and enter dreamjob at checkout.
Sep 04, 2017
How to Use Live Video | Q&A - Luria Petrucci
01:05:41
Cathy joins Luria Petrucci, Podcast Hall of Fame inductee and live video expert to answer some of your questions at Podcast Movement. How do you balance all your passions? Should you quit your day job, or stay financially responsible (but also slightly miserable)? When should a side hustle start making a profit? Luria also shares her journey of building a tech podcast with millions of followers, then switching gears to teach live video strategies. She explains how you can build valuable relationships online, how often you should go live, what two types of content you should stream, and why being scared is a great sign. Thanks to Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE — with FREE SHIPPING — at BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Society 6! Get 20% off and FREE shipping by going to Society6.com/dreamjob and enter dreamjob at checkout.
Aug 28, 2017
How to Find Happiness After "Happy Days" | Q&A - Don Most
00:52:11
Cathy answers your questions about how to break through an overly saturated market, and whether you should keep persisting or try a new approach. Then she chats with actor Donny Most, who gained stardom as the beloved Ralph Malph on the incredible TV show "Happy Days." After leaving the series, Don faced the harsh reality of typecasting in Hollywood - but used the obstacles to open new doors for creativity. Don explains how he eventually pursued his first love of singing big band swing, what has kept him humble throughout the fame, and why you should forget the safety net and just trust yourself. Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Aug 21, 2017
How to Design the Fashion You Want - Trina Turk
00:56:49
Fashion designer Trina Turk dove into the apparel industry early in her career, but she always knew her destiny was in something bigger and better than just swimsuits. After a couple layoffs, she finally started designing her own clothes - but also discovered the headaches of running a business. She shares why not having a clear business plan can be an advantage, when you should move onto a new job, and why you need to stand up and say what you want, even if you don't think you'll get it. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days and get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to LOVEPOP! Go to lovepop.com/dreamjob to enter the Lovepop Birthday Sweepstakes for 50 3D Birthday Cards in 2018!
Aug 14, 2017
#HustleHard - Q&A with Cathy
00:57:31
This week Cathy answers your questions about making your dream job a reality. How much does social media really help grow your business? How do you decide on a name for your blog? The Q&A also includes what to do when your significant other isn't completely supportive, how to stay motivated when you're feeling down, and how to convert your online followers into paying customers. Thanks to Skillshare! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast.
Aug 07, 2017
How to Leap into Choreography - Mandy Moore
00:53:04
Mandy Moore is an Emmy-nominated choreographer, whose routines have been performed in "So You Think You Can Dance," "Dancing With the Stars," "Silver Linings Playbook," and that film you might’ve heard of, "La La Land." Mandy's work has always been about happiness and joy, but she stumbled at times, losing her confidence. She shares why she's now grateful for those dark times, how to handle criticism, why it’s okay to be lame, and why you shouldn’t settle for the first option. Thank you LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month. Thanks to the Work In Progress podcast! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Brooklinen! Get $20 off plus free shipping when you go to Brooklinen.com use promo code dreamjob.
Jul 31, 2017
How to Become an Installation Artist - David Wiseman
00:51:04
Installation artist David Wiseman always loved design and drawing, but it was a small, ceramic deer that really kicked off his career. Since then, David’s ceiling installations have been featured in venues such as Christian Dior Shanghai, Design Miami, and global cities like London, New York, and Los Angeles. David lays out the foundational values that have carried him throughout his craftsmanship - ​​why artists can make money and not be sellouts, how to break down a big project into smaller steps, and why sharing your creative passion is a privilege and a responsibility for humanity. Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE — with FREE SHIPPING — at BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB. Thanks to Work In Progress for their support! Follow along on Twitter @slackstories or at slack.com/podcast. Thank you Beachbody On Demand! Text DreamJob to 303030 for a FREE trial membership and get full access to this entire platform for FREE!
Jul 24, 2017
How to Churn Up the Next Halo Top - Doug Bouton
00:46:04
Halo Top President & COO Doug Bouton planned to quit his lawyer job from the day he started. What motivated him to abandon a steady six-figure income and help start a healthy ice cream business with no safety net? Find out how Halo Top used grassroots marketing to build a strong social media following, what you should look for in a good business partner, and why you should just say “yes” to business opportunities - even if you don’t have a plan. Thanks to Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to RXBAR! Get 25% off your first order at RXbar.com/dreamjob promo code DREAMJOB. Thanks to ShipStation! Try it for FREE for 30 days AND get an additional month free with promo code DREAMJOB
Jul 17, 2017
How to Design a Home Decor Empire - Jonathan Adler
00:47:26
Jonathan Adler - the king of modern chic design - was once told that he had no talent, that art was not his calling, that he should just give up. So how did he rediscover his love for pottery and become an insider of the design world? Jonathan also shares how a trip to Peru expanded his cottage industry into a prosperous company, how naivety and desperation resulted in opportunities, and why he doesn’t always follow his parents’ advice. Thanks to Casper! Save $50 on a mattress at http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob. Thanks to Hubble! Go to hubblecontacts.com and to get your first two weeks FREE! Thank you Brooklinen! Get $20 off - plus FREE shipping - when you go to Brooklinen.com and use promo code dreamjob
Jul 11, 2017
How to Grow Your Side Hustle - Nick Loper
01:08:04
Side Hustle Nation creator Nick Loper wears numerous hats as an entrepreneur, author, blogger, and podcaster. But where does he find the time to do it all? How does he prioritize when there’s so much on the to-do list? Find out his best tips on time management, life hacks to work more efficiently, and the 5 things you need to know before you make your side hustle into a full-time business. Thank you Blue Apron! Support the show by going to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first THREE meals FREE — with FREE shipping! Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com and use promo code dreamjob to get 50% off your first month.
Jul 04, 2017
How to Brew a Successful Coffee Brand - Colby Barr
01:01:46
Colby Barr, co-founder of Verve Coffee grew up with a love for adventure, music, and mapmaking - which isn’t the most obvious blend for a career in coffee roasting. What inspired him to reach out to his old friend Ryan O’Donovan and started a simple coffee shop? Colby also shares how he brewed a brand with class and integrity, how they expanded Verve Coffee nationally and internationally, and why making mistakes means you’re doing something right. Thank you Wistia! Start your free account at wistia.com. Thanks to Hubble! Go to Hubblecontacts.com and to get your first two weeks FREE! Thank you SmileDirectClub! Get 50% off your SmileDirectClub evaluation kit at smiledirectclub.com and use the code DreamJob.
Jun 27, 2017
How to Become a Jewelry Designer - Freida Rothman
00:49:10
Freida Rothman has sold her luxury jewelry and accessories in giant national retail stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. After years of helping other designers perfect their label, she realized that her name deserved to be on her own collection. She explains what homework she did to find untapped markets within the jewelry business, how networking at trade shows resulted in an opportunity with Nordstrom, and how you can have realistic expectations but continue to fight for your dream. Thanks to SkillShare! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob Thank you Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com.
Jun 20, 2017
How to Arrange a Flower Design Business - Carly Cylinder
00:45:02
Carly Cylinder is a floral designer, author, and owner of a thriving flower business, Flour LA. Although a devout lover of all things floral, her dedication towards her dream wasn't always as strong. She explains how she rebuilt her company after moving across the country, how she finally convinced doubtful publishers to make her book, and why perseverance will ultimately lead you to your goal. Thanks to Wistia for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Start your free account today at wistia.com. Thank you Blue Apron for making this show possible! Go to BlueApron.com/DREAMJOB and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING!
Jun 13, 2017
How a Makeup Artist Became a Makeup Brand - Bobbi Brown
00:45:49
Bobbi Brown is a legendary professional makeup artist, writer, and founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. But before creating her empire, she was just a girl with a passion for projects, and - thanks to her slight naïveté - the guts to contact major players in the modeling and makeup industries. Find out how a casual party conversation got her products on the floors of Bergdorf Goodman, what she’s working on since leaving the company, and how you can stop comparing yourself and remember to just have fun. Thanks to Slack for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com Also big thanks to LeTote! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month!
Jun 06, 2017
How to Bake Up a Business Plan - SusieCakes
00:45:09
Susan Sarich, SusieCakes founder and EY's 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year, bounced around jobs until she realized she was missing out on life's milestones. So instead, she started a bakery to celebrate them. She shares her recipe for financially preparing your business, fighting rejection from 22 banks, spreading the word about your product, and finding a team that will understand and expand your vision. Thank you Wistia for supporting Don't Keep Your Day Job! Start your free account today at wistia.com Thanks to SkillShare for supporting Don’t Keep your Day Job! Get one month of unlimited access -- absolutely FREE! Go to www.skillshare.com/DreamJob
May 30, 2017
How to Create a Global Skin Care Line - Kristeen Griffin-Grimes
01:10:52
Kristeen Griffin-Grimes’ boutique company, French Girl Organics has a successful line of luxury skincare and beauty products across the country - and it’s only getting bigger. So how did this business blossom from Kristeen’s simple love for botany and French aesthetics? She also shares what lessons we can all learn from the European lifestyle, how Etsy led to popular retailers like Anthropologie, where she’s planning to expand next, and why gratitude and confidence are essential to achieving your dreams. Thank you Casper for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Save $50 on a mattress at Casper http://www.casper.com/dreamjob and use code dreamjob. Thanks to Slack for being a supporter of our podcast! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com
May 23, 2017
How to Pursue Acting and Activism - Ed Begley Jr.
01:05:36
Ed Begley Jr. ("St. Elsewhere," "Better Call Saul," "Arrested Development") is a Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor who has become a household name. As the son of an Oscar-winning actor, he thought he had a free pass to Hollywood stardom. But when no job offers came, he realized he was missing the first step - training. He shares how the harsh truth motivated him to hone his craft, why he got involved in environmentalism, how he’s successfully followed more than one passion, and what you can do to leave your non-carbon footprint in the world. Thank you LeTote for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month. Thanks to Wistia for their support! Start your free account at wistia.com.
May 16, 2017
How to Be Happy - Gretchen Rubin
00:51:16
Gretchen Rubin, #1 bestselling author ("The Happiness Project," "Better Than Before") and host of the critically acclaimed podcast "Happier with Gretchen Rubin" joins Cathy to dish out the secrets on how to be happy. How do you first identify what truly makes you happy? How can understanding your personality type help you set smart goals towards success? She also explains how to change your habits, how to be accountable for your progress, and why we all deserve to be happy. Thanks to Slack for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Slack: Where work happens. Find out why at slack.com. Thanks to Away for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to awaytravel.com/dreamjob and use the promo code dreamjob to get $20 off your order.
May 09, 2017
How to Become an Artistic Painter - Rebecca Schweiger
01:03:53
Rebecca Schweiger - internationally acclaimed artist, author, and founder of New York City’s #1 art school, the Art Studio NY - was already successfully selling her paintings in art galleries by the time she graduated college. But something was still missing. How did she transform her small New York apartment into an art studio where she could teach classes? What helped her increase her group of students from 5 to 1000? She also explains how she charged through the fear of starting a new chapter, why you shouldn’t try to be perfect, and why we as creative individuals need to give everyone the opportunity to experience art. Thank you Blue Apron! Support the show by going to BlueApron.com/dreamjob and get your first three meals FREE—WITH FREE SHIPPING!
May 02, 2017
How to Expand from 10% to 100% Entrepreneur - Patrick McGinnis
01:02:37
Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and author Patrick McGinnis thought he was doing everything right by working on Wall Street. But now he’s using his book "The 10% Entrepreneur" to help aspiring entrepreneurs transition out of their day jobs and into a business that they truly love. Find out how you can start monetizing your creative talent, how he coined the term “FOMO” and how to get rid of it, and why you're not going to retire if you’re working with your passion. Thanks to LeTote for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Go to LeTote.com and use promo code DreamJob for 50% off your first month!
Apr 25, 2017
How to Start a Podcast Network - Mignon Fogarty
00:46:30
Mignon Fogarty isn’t just the creator, host, and persona behind the highly acclaimed podcast, Grammar Girl. She’s also a bestselling author and the founder of the amazing podcast network, Quick and Dirty Tips. But when she started, there was no guarantee that this new podcasting frontier was a worthy sacrifice for her well-paid, yet soul-crushing freelance job. How did she eventually construct a clear brand with loyal followers? She also shares her secrets on what has made her podcast a success, how she uses social media without getting overwhelmed, and why it’s important to stay open even in a world of uncertainty. Thanks to Videoblocks for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job. Get your 7-day FREE TRIAL with videoblocks.com/dreamjob.
Apr 18, 2017
How to Achieve Positive Thinking Through Mindfulness - Susan Kaiser Greenland
00:44:39
Mindfulness teacher and author Susan Kaiser Greenland used to be part of the rat race. But now she works to help people slow down, relax the tension of life’s burdens, and refocus their attention to the present. She explains what mindful games and meditation practices will train you to grow comfortable with uncomfortable situations, how to set aside negative emotions to appreciate where you are right now, and why it’s important to always keep your sense of humor.
Apr 11, 2017
How to Write a Bestselling Book - Emily Giffin
01:02:41
Bestselling author Emily Giffin has topped the charts, selling over 11 million copies of her heartwarming novels such as "Something Borrowed," "Something Blue," and "The One and Only," but she started her journey working as a lawyer. How did she gather the courage to quit her high-profile day job - even after receiving heavy rejection with her first book? Learn how she balances writing with motherhood, what she looks for in an agent, how she overcomes imposter syndrome, and why relationships are the most essential parts of our lives. Thank you Blue Apron! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Apr 04, 2017
How to Become a Pottery Maker - Brian Giniewski
00:55:22
When the image of ceramics kept Brian Giniewski awake at night, he knew this was his passion. So how did he go from teaching to selling his drippy pots to over 50 wholesale stores across the country? He also shares why it’s okay to create bad art, how his business gets followers on Instagram, and how to keep your artistic integrity while also making your customers happy. Thanks to VideoBlocks for supporting Don’t Keep Your Day Job! Get a 7-day free trial by going to videoblocks.com/dreamjob.
Mar 28, 2017
How to Craft a Successful DIY Blog - Elise Blaha Cripe
00:49:58
Blogger Elise Blaha Cripe, founder of Get to Work Book, has experimented with a variety of DIY projects - scrapbooking, letterpress prints, wedding invitations...you name it, she’s done it. But how did she figure out exactly what product she wanted to create? Step by step, she explains what specific goal led her to quit her retail job, what social platforms she uses to market her business, and what she tells herself to break through mental barriers.
Mar 21, 2017
How to Become a Fashion Designer - Susan Lazar
00:45:41
Fashion designer Susan Lazar has sold her clothing line in national luxury department stores such as Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, and Saks. Find out what she did to reach the right contacts, how to create a successful brand, and why sometimes it’s better to put off the “how” and just jump in. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast! Listen to Audible’s new original series, Sincerely X. Details at audible.com/sincerelyx. Audible and Amazon Prime members listen free.
Mar 14, 2017
How to Become the Pentatonix Vocal Arranger - Ben Bram
00:47:12
Ben Bram (Pentatonix, "Glee," "Pitch Perfect," "The Sing-Off") is the Grammy award-winning visionary behind the incredible a cappella sensation, Pentatonix. His story highlights how going the extra mile and honing your craft pays off. How did working without pay land him a job with NBC the day he graduated college? Tune into hear how Pentatonix was born and how he's inspiring young talent, raising the next generation of a capella stars. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting the podcast! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Mar 07, 2017
How to Animate Your Destiny - Saul Blinkoff
00:58:11
Animator and director Saul Blinkoff ("Doc McStuffins", "Mulan", "Pocahontas") always wanted a job in animation and films. But first, he had to figure out the equation that would lead him to that destination - because simply "wishing upon a star" wasn’t enough. What steps did he take on the path towards his dream? How did he overcome obstacles to improve his skills and exceed expectations? Saul also shares why we need healthy competition, why it’s important to wear many hats in your industry, and how the movie "Rudy" changed his life when he thought his dream was dead. Thanks so much to Audible for supporting our podcast! Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/dreamjob.
Feb 28, 2017
How to Direct a Work-Life Balance - Maggie Kiley
00:38:09
Director Maggie Kiley ("Scream Queens," "Dial A Prayer," "Some Boys Don’t Leave") bulked up her resume with short films and indie movies that starred acclaimed actors Jesse Eisenberg, William H. Macy, and Allison Janney. But even that wasn’t enough to land a directing job on a network television show. Find out how having humility and moving her career backwards led to an opportunity with Ryan Murphy, how she maintained a work-life balance as a young mother, and how she uses her “why” to stay positive throughout times of doubt.
Feb 21, 2017
How a Small Business Bakery has Risen - Greg Mindel
00:51:02
Pastry chef Greg Mindel was once a deli boy, an apprentice for famous chefs, and a sleepless croissant maniac - but now he’s the founder and owner of Neighbor Bakehouse, a flourishing bakery in San Francisco’s Dogpatch. How did working for free build his network? What did he need to get a bank loan, even though the bakery business was still young? He also explains why he sacrificed sleep for free warehouse rent, what qualities make a good leader, and which special ingredient will make your business stand out in the competition. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting our podcast! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Feb 14, 2017
How to Become a Comedian - Wayne Federman
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Comedian, actor, and comedy writer Wayne Federman wasn’t always comfortable in front of a crowd. So how did he transform from a ventriloquist with stage fright to a comedian working with Judd Apatow, Larry David, and Jimmy Fallon? How did identifying his true calling help him through periods of rejection and discomfort? He also shares his favorite quotes from self-help books and George Burns, explains the importance of setting specific goals, and reveals the benefits of being nice to college freshmen. Take our audience survey so we can get to know you! Find the link on our Facebook page or our website https://www.dontkeepyourdayjob.com/survey/
Feb 07, 2017
How to Become a Photographer - Elisabeth Caren
00:47:29
Entertainment, advertising, editorial, and fine art photographer Elisabeth Caren shares her 10-year journey towards discovering what fuels her existence. Now she shoots portraits for high-profile celebrities such as Serena Williams and Amy Adams - but it wasn’t always that way. Find out what she did to become a professional photographer without an MFA, how she created opportunities to build her photography portfolio, how she balanced her client’s needs with her own creative freedom, and why working for free was the best career decision she made. Thank you Blue Apron for supporting the show! Check out this week’s menu and get your first three meals FREE - with FREE SHIPPING - by going to BlueApron.com/DreamJob.
Jan 31, 2017
How to Use the New Creative Business Model - Ari Herstand
00:53:29
Ari Herstand - blogger, musician, indie artist encyclopedia, and now published author - joins Cathy to discuss his favorite unconventional strategies to invent opportunities and increase your income. How can you leverage the internet to crowdfund your career? How often should you reset and reevaluate your goals? He also shares the importance of understanding your full business, stories of small artists who became a success from Periscope and Patreon, and the doors that unexpectedly open when you say “yes” to the side man trumpet gig.
Jan 24, 2017
What Can You Do Today?
00:41:40
You're inspired to pursue your creative dream - but where the heck do you even begin? This week, Cathy shares the first good habits that will kickstart your success. What do you specifically need to ask yourself? What steps can you make right now? She also answers questions from some listeners about gaining more attention and creating stories behind the content. This is the year of no excuses, so stop working for someone else's dream and start taking action to turn your creative passion into a full-time career.
Jan 17, 2017
Turning Your Dream Job into a Reality
00:44:34
Welcome to Don’t Keep Your Day Job! In this first episode, Cathy reveals the secrets that have transformed her creative career into a success. What advice from other creative minds has inspired her? How did a stranger on a standby flight change her life? What is the biggest excuse that holds people back from achieving their dreams, and how can you get motivated to overcome that? Say goodbye to that 9 to 5 grind, and start making strides towards the career change so you can make money doing what you truly love.
Jan 10, 2017
Introducing Don't Keep Your Day Job
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A new weekly podcast about turning your passion into a profit. Subscribe now! New episodes coming soon.
Jan 03, 2017