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Unconventional Leaders

472 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 157 ratings

Each week Heather Parady talks with professional creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs to find out what it takes to make a living doing what you love and going the unconventional path.

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CREATIVE CALLING (Fidget Friday)

April 16, 2021 08:30 - 17 minutes - 30 MB

Today we talk about creative calling: It won't let you go.   RESOURCES: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ HAPPY BRAIN: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/heatherparady TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady?

Comedy about Trauma (Sebastian Scales)

April 14, 2021 14:41 - 39 minutes - 64.1 MB

Can you laugh about trauma? How do you create content and art around taboo topics? Today’s guest Sebastian Scales was molested by his friend’s dad as a kid and now does stand-up comedy about it. He has a podcast called ‘What happened to you?’ where he and others talk and laugh about their trauma in an effort to remove the stigma around these types of conversations. He also runs a nonprofit called the ‘What happened to you Foundation’ dedicated to providing trauma victims with the resources t...

I Stalked TobyMac and Learned This (Fidget Friday)

April 09, 2021 08:00 - 8 minutes - 9.66 MB

What was the key to hip-hop recording artist, music producer, songwriter and author, TobyMac’s successful career? Well, he says one thing...but I saw another. If you are interested in building a successful creative career… there is something to learn here.    RESOURCES: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ HAPPY BRAIN: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/heatherparady TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady?

How to LEAD with Love (Ryan Hartley)

April 06, 2021 07:00 - 29 minutes - 28.3 MB

We all want to make a difference through our work, right? Regardless of what your creative pursuits are or what you feel called to do, if we want to really make an impact we will lead with Love. And it all starts with leading ourselves. Today we have my good friend and creator of Always Better than Yesterday, Ryan Hartley, on to talk about why we should not only work on our  “mindset” but also lean into and embrace our  “heart-set”.  Connect with Ryan: www.ryanhartley.co.uk TOPICS: Trusti...

MASTERING FEAR: Lessons From a Tornado Chaser (Fidget Friday)

April 02, 2021 07:30 - 18 minutes - 18.7 MB

What can we learn about overcoming fear from someone who CHASES TORNADOES on purpose? You may not want to chase a dangerous storm, but there may be something that you are feeling drawn to but it seems so dangerous, and it feels so uncomfortable, and it is well...unconventional. Buckle in y’all we are talking all things chasing things that scare us and what you do when you catch a tornado:) Connect with Chelsea: texasstormchasers.com   TOPICS: What external fear teaches us about internal...

HUMAN DESIGN (Victoria Jane)

March 30, 2021 09:00 - 28 minutes - 27.6 MB

How are you meant to show up in this world? What is the story you are telling yourself about who you are?  Our guest this week, Victoria Jane, looked at my birth time and location and literally read my book. How? Well, she says she read my Human Design. Connect with Victoria: https://www.victoriajane.co/   TOPICS: What exactly is Human Design? The five types and how that can inform how we understand ourselves How Human Design can help us learn to trust ourselves Human design strat...

A Fight Against Boredom: An Intentional RISK List (Fidget Friday)

March 26, 2021 09:00 - 5 minutes - 6.86 MB

Are you bored? Ready for something different but not sure what the right move is? Today we are asking an unconventional question…..when was the last time you explored risk?   RESOURCES: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/ HAPPY BRAIN: https://anchor.fm/happy-brain YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/heatherparady TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady?

ON BOLDNESS: Lessons from Spoken Word (Kim B. Miller)

March 23, 2021 04:15 - 19 minutes - 19 MB

Want to be bolder? I think some of the boldest people I've seen are spoken word poets- today we learn from one about the power of vulnerability and how we can use our voices more powerfully.   TOPICS: Finding and using your authentic voice (boldly) Allowing yourself to be more vulnerable in your work Finding your own creative process and shutting out the noise WHO IS KIM? Kim B Miller’s poetry is inspirational, her words are bold and she is unapologetically blunt.  Kim is the Poe...

How to Motivate YOURSELF (Fidget Friday)

March 19, 2021 10:00 - 10 minutes - 11.2 MB

Struggle with “motivation”, need more “support” and cheerleading? Today we are talking about how to advocate for your own dreams and be the motivation you need.   RESOURCES: UL Mastermind: www.heatherparady.com/masterminds

How to be SUCCESSFULLY Self-Employed | Jeffrey Shaw

March 16, 2021 07:00 - 45 minutes - 42.7 MB

Today’s guest believes that creatives should NOT be put in a box and told to “niche down”, Say WHAT? We are joined by the incredible Jeffery Shaw who spent years as an extremely successful photographer and now helps others who are self-employed become widely successful by operating a “business with soul”. Today we discuss why we should use a “filter of discernment” when going the unconventional path, why we should find our ‘area of expertise', and how to find belonging wherever we go by cl...

Over-Connecting & The Art of Being Alone (Fidget Friday)

March 12, 2021 08:00 - 11 minutes - 12.1 MB

Are we OVER connected? Everyone talks about feeling alone and isolated now more than ever but technically we talk to more people during the day (via APPs and Social Media) so why the feelings of isolation? Today we dig into the topic of OVER connection and the ART of being alone.  RESOURCES: YT Video Mentioned: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7Xr3AsBEK4 Blog Mentioned: https://forge.medium.com/if-connection-is-our-core-human-need-then-why-are-we-so-bad-at-it-a904ae486a48 UL Masterm...

Feeling Trapped in a Job to Full Time Creative Career | Rory Gardiner

March 09, 2021 14:27 - 36 minutes - 33 MB

“Do you feel trapped in what you are doing? Or does it fuel you in some way?”   Today we are joined by musician and comedian Rory Gardiner who went from being a software consultant to pursuing a career in the arts. He now advocates for being a “Balanced Artist” and today we dig into why creating intentional tension in your life will help your creative pursuits. Connect with Rory www.rorygardiner.com   TOPICS: Abandoning complacency with balance When should we abandon ship? And go ...

Accuracy or Power? Ambitious Lessons from Squash (Fidget Friday)

March 05, 2021 08:00 - 15 minutes - 13.8 MB

Are you leading with power or accuracy? When running after your goals and ambitions, which energy should we be leading with? Today we turn to the game of squash to learn what we should do...   RESOURCES: BLOG Mentioned: https://squashskills.com/blog/-/power-accuracy/ UL Mastermind: www.heatherparady.com/masterminds Follow Heather on IG: https://www.instagram.com/heatherparady/

HAPPY BRAIN

March 03, 2021 19:28 - 4 minutes - 5.99 MB

Hey y'all. Wanted to give you a little insight on what in the WORLD is going on with our new project Happy Brain...you don't want to miss this. SUBSCRIBE to Happy Brain on: iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1555659782 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6yOKIIeTaAadqTsmroRuPS

Honor Your SPARK & Find VALUE in Your Gift w/Antonio Baldwin (Tony Talks)

March 01, 2021 10:00 - 35 minutes - 32.7 MB

There is a still small voice within all of us. Are we listening to it? Is there a spark inside of you to create something or pursue a certain path? Today we are joined by the creator of Tony Talks, Antonio Baldwin to talk about the unconventional path and finding the VALUE in your gifts. Originally he wanted to be a pastor and then a therapist, but Antonio found another spark within him that he decided to trust and lean into. As a viral video creator, Tony uses his comedy writing skills an...

Beat the Algorithm? Or Make BETTER CONTENT? (Fidget Friday)

February 26, 2021 08:00 - 9 minutes - 10.4 MB

I am about to say some unpopular things. But we are unconventional here right? Can you hack an algorithm on social media? How much time should we spend learning about the latest algorithm? Or maybe….should we be looking at something else?   RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

Creative Content and Not Getting Stuck

February 24, 2021 09:30 - 10 minutes - 10.9 MB

Creative rut, ever get in them? Yup, we all do. But if we want to be consistent as content creators we have to develop the PRACTICE of showing up even when we don’t feel like it. How do we remain consistent and not water down our content?   RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

How Emotional Baggage Can Sabotage Your Goals | Yoga & Meditation Teacher: Adri Kyser

February 22, 2021 10:00 - 36 minutes - 35 MB

Are there things from your past, emotional trauma, or other unresolved issues that might be sabotaging your goals? Our guest this week, Yoga and Meditation teacher Adri Kyser believes that there could be. Today she shares her own journey of “healing from the inside out” and why she believes movement through yoga, is the best medicine. We dig into beginner tips for meditation and how to overcome the resistance that we might face in doing the inner work.  Connect with Adri & access The Sacre...

What if you HAVEN'T "Made It" Yet? (Fidget Friday)

February 19, 2021 08:00 - 9 minutes - 10.2 MB

It seems as though we are all desperately waiting on this golden opportunity. Someone notice me, give me the recognition I deserve, I want media attention on my brand, I want to interview that celebrity on my show, I want this video to go viral.  Until it does….and what it brings with it wasn’t something you expected and you realize that maybe you should be grateful….that you haven’t made it yet. RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Jo...

How to BE MORE OF YOURSELF Online

February 17, 2021 21:30 - 22 minutes - 22 MB

Should we REALLY “be ourselves” online? Everyone talks about “being authentic”...but what boundaries should we have? Can FULLY being ourselves hurt our brand? We are digging into all things authenticity and being yourself in the Wild West of the online space. RESOURCES: Seth Godin’s Episode: https://weeklyparady.libsyn.com/seth-godin-connection Join our Email Community: https://www.heatherparady.com/newsletter Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307

ONLINE MEDIA, MENTAL HEALTH, & CREATING MORE (Dr. Kojo Sarfo)

February 15, 2021 10:00 - 28 minutes - 27.6 MB

I originally ran across Dr. Kojo on TikTok. He is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who has built a huge following online talking about mental health. Although Dr. Kojo has spent years working in very intense mental-health situations, he is leading the way showing how to use viral videos and creative content to advocate for mental health and empower his audience through education. Today we dig into how to use online media to spread messages you care about, why he is on a missi...

Boundaries & FOMO Dance (Fidget Friday)

February 12, 2021 08:00 - 11 minutes - 10.7 MB

You decide it is time to level up. You know you are called to something greater. You know there is the next version of you and you are ready to walk into it. Setting boundaries with others is a powerful (and needed tool) in order to accomplish this. But guess what likes to shake its’ big butt on the dance floor with boundaries? This sneaky thing called...FOMO. RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://...

3 Simple Questions to Beat Confusion in your Online Business

February 10, 2021 08:00 - 12 minutes - 13.2 MB

With all the different methods, systems, “hacks”, and opinions on how you should bring your services online...how do you find the right one that is right for you? Here are three simple questions that I return to when I am feeling overwhelmed or confused in my online business. RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

Being a Better Podcast Guest & Host (Jeremy Ryan Slate)

February 08, 2021 08:00 - 33 minutes - 31.8 MB

If you are interested in being more visible online you have probably heard that being a podcast guest is the way to go. Whether you are sharing about your service, art, or products, getting in front of new audiences is crucial if you want to grow your online brand. But how do you get these opportunities? More importantly, how do you make the most out of the opportunities when they arise? Today we have podcaster and founder of Command Your Brand, Jeremy Slate on to share with us how we can ...

Trick to DEADLINES (Fidget Friday)

February 05, 2021 08:00 - 13 minutes - 13.5 MB

Everyone knows that putting a deadline on a goal will make it more likely to happen. But a lot of times we can just move that deadline back (um, I’m super guilty). Here is a little trick to make sure deadlines actually WORK for you.  Text us and let us know what you think!  (501) 214-4307 RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

Releasing SHAME around MONEY and Looking at Your Business Finances (Melissa Houston)

February 03, 2021 08:00 - 31 minutes - 28.8 MB

Money is the most loaded topic, right? There is a lot of baggage that we sometimes bring into our relationship with money,  but if we want to excel in our creative businesses well, ya know what we gotta do. It is time for us to look at those finances y’all! Melissa Houston is a previous social worker, turned accountant who now works with business owners to get to the ROOT around their money mindset issues and finally see the financial success they want to see. Today we dig into all things ...

From Wall Street at 19 To BRANDING & Media (Danielle Sabrina)

February 01, 2021 08:00 - 33 minutes - 31.9 MB

As a teen mom of two little girls, our guest this week, Danielle Sabrina, became one of the youngest traders on Wall Street. Since then she has grown an award-winning PR firm, and is a “sought after brand and media strategist”. What got her there? A healthy mix of ambition AND spirituality. Today we dig into how to align yourself with your calling and the courage it takes to walk the unconventional path. Connect with Danielle: https://tribebuildermedia.com/   Conscious Language:  https:...

Do You REALLY Love What You Do? (Fidget Friday)

January 29, 2021 17:43 - 14 minutes - 14.4 MB

Today we look at a question that was brought up by two previous guests….do we really love what we do? That is different from “liking” what you do. But have you fallen out of love with it? Are you cheating on your creativity with Netflix? Do you feel committed to your dream? Text us and let us know what you think!  (501) 214-4307 RESOURCES: TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@heatherparady? Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/hea...

The Blind Bio-Hacker (Victor Mifsud)

January 25, 2021 08:00 - 44 minutes - 42.4 MB

Can we HACK into the body’s innate ability to heal itself? Today’s guest Victor Mifsud, also known as the “Blind Bio-Hacker” believes that we can. He is a citizen scientist and documentary filmmaker who is on a mission to not only heal his vision but help others discover an inner journey and path to optimal health. Connect with Victor:  https://www.myneuroplasticadventure.com/     REGISTER FOR VISION OPTIMIZATION SUMMIT: http://visionoptimizationsummit.com/   WHO IS VICTOR?   Vic...

Create More? Consume Less? (Fidget Friday)

January 22, 2021 22:41 - 13 minutes - 13.4 MB

Where is the balance between creating and consuming? Is there a balance? Today we explore how we can learn and “refill” our cup all while still being creative and diligent with the task at hand. Text us and let us know what you think!  (501) 214-4307   SOURCES MENTIONED: Finn Lawrence https://medium.com/@finn_33174/  John Spencer  https://spencerauthor.com/consuming-to-creating/   RESOURCES: KAJABI: www.HeatherParady.com/Kajabi Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Fa...

CREATING Better Products that Sell (Jeremy Parker)

January 21, 2021 13:43 - 31 minutes - 29.9 MB

Are you considering launching a product or service but hesitating to go all in? How do you REALLY build something profitable? Our guest this week, Jeremy Parker, co-founder of Swag.com, advises us today to “launch quicker” and “listen better”.  Jeremy started off in filmmaking and was deeply interested in branding and marketing. He ended up winning a film festival but had a gut check where he had to be honest about two questions.. Am I good enough? Do I really love this?  He went on ...

Ozark’s Kevin L. Johnson on The Creative Path

January 18, 2021 13:31 - 29 minutes - 28.8 MB

What has been the thing that was “always there” for you? Singing? Dancing? Taking pictures on your grandpa’s old camera? Have you ever considered taking a more creative or unconventional path but didn’t know if it was something you could TRULY do with your life? Today we connected with actor Kevin L. Johnson, most known for his role as “Sam” on the Netflix hit Ozark, about his creative journey and what it really takes to make a life doing what you love. We hear about his decision to leave ...

Abuse of Power (Fidget Friday)

January 15, 2021 08:30 - 15 minutes - 15.9 MB

“Not all forms of abuse leave bruises.” @DanielleSteel  Today we are talking about slight abuses of power that are in the leadership space. As a newish entrepreneur, you may feel “less than” someone who is “more successful” than you are. Today we dig into slight things that we may allow into our life, that honestly, we shouldn’t stand for. Text us and let us know what you think about this! > (501) 214-4307   RESOURCES: Podcasting Together: www.heatherparady.com/podcastingtogether Te...

Pursuing Multiple Ventures as a Creative (Robert Williams)

January 13, 2021 17:00 - 27 minutes - 26.4 MB

Do you have multiple creative interests and do not know which one to pursue? Are you curious about using your talents in a variety of different ways but worry that you “have to pick one lane”? Our guest this week Robert Williams has spent his entire life creating and hasn’t limited himself on how. He said that his love for creativity started when he was a little boy writing songs walking down the road with his brother. Robert says, “One thing led to another” and through a bunch of pivots i...

Woke Tiktoks & Advocacy Through Comedy (Karan Menon)

January 11, 2021 09:30 - 30 minutes - 27.9 MB

His TikTok comedy skits have been cited by a US federal judge, featured on CNN, and hundreds of thousands of people are having meaningful conversations around politics, policy, and cultural change because of them. Why? Karan Menon says he is making “woke” TikToks and comedy is the vehicle he is using to educate his audience about big issues and advocate for the change he wants to see in this world. Unconventional? Yup.   Connect with Karan: https://karanmenon.com/   WHO IS KARA...

COMPARISON (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 09, 2021 17:51 - 15 minutes - 13.9 MB

Do you have a habit of comparing yourself to others? Does it bring you down and keep you from stepping into who you want to be? Today we are flipping the script of comparison and examining how we can use it to our advantage.      RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

UNHEALTHY HUMILITY and Stepping Up When You are Scared (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 07, 2021 08:30 - 11 minutes - 10.2 MB

Today we are talking about leading even when you feel uncertain and moving past the tendency to disguise fear as “humility”.I want to hear from you! Let me know what you think about today’s topic.  Text me> 501-214-4307   RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

“I SHOULD” (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 06, 2021 09:00 - 7 minutes - 6.69 MB

Do you constantly wonder what you “should” be doing next? Are there certain trendy methods for marketing or popular business ventures that don’t feel RIGHT for you but you worry if you “should be” participating in them? This episode is FOR you if  #FOMO is real in your life. I would love to hear your thoughts! Text me> 501-214-4307   RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

INTERNALIZING FAILURE (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 05, 2021 13:28 - 9 minutes - 9.1 MB

Today we are unlearning the limiting belief that if you “fail” at something you are a “failure”. Many many people are held back thinking that if something doesn’t work - it means something about THEM. But not today devil! We are going to dismantle this belief and learn how to USE failure to our advantage. I would love to know what you think! Text me> 501-214-4307     RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: htt...

I CANNOT TAKE A BREAK (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 04, 2021 10:00 - 9 minutes - 8.4 MB

Do you ever worry that if you stop working you will FAIL? One of the limiting beliefs that I always have to check myself on is that if I take breaks, rest, have off days, I will not accomplish my goals. This is a struggle for most of the ‘Type A’, driven people that I know but one that we can move past and learn from. Would love to hear YOUR thoughts! Text me! 501-214-4307     RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Ch...

MARKETING FEELS SLEAZY (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 03, 2021 12:30 - 11 minutes - 11 MB

Are you afraid to market your services or products because you don’t want to be “that guy”? Are you worried about coming across as sleazy? You want to make a good living doing what you love- but you want to do so in a way that feels RIGHT. Ya know what I mean? Today we are talking about the limiting belief that marketing is sleeeaaazyyyy. RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

SCARCITY MINDSET (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

January 03, 2021 02:25 - 13 minutes - 12.1 MB

Ever worry that there are too many people doing what you want to do or that your industry is “oversaturated”? How about the fear that you might take business away from someone you care about if you sell something similar to them? These are real fears y’all! - and ones we are digging into on day FOUR of our Unlearning Series.   RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

OVERTHINKING & SELF-SABOTAGE (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

December 31, 2020 00:59 - 23 minutes - 21.3 MB

Day three of our “unlearning” series and we are looking at overthinking and self-sabotage. This was by FAR the most popular topic when we surveyed our Facebook group. Why? Well, probably because we all do it. BUT we don’t have to be controlled by it. Text us and let us know your thoughts! 501-241-4307 5 Sneaky Signs Of Self-Sabotage: https://theblissfulmind.com/   RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https:...

FEELING UNWORTHY (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

December 29, 2020 13:38 - 15 minutes - 14.2 MB

It is day TWO of our ten-day series on the process of UNLEARNING limiting beliefs before we begin the new year. Today we are talking about combating feelings of unworthiness and inadequacy when we KNOW we are called to do something great in this world. Make sure you text us and let us know your thoughts! 501-241-4307   RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

SUCCESS IS OUTSIDE OF ME (Unlearning 10-Day Series)

December 28, 2020 09:00 - 18 minutes - 17.1 MB

We are starting a ten-day series on the process of UNLEARNING ten limiting beliefs before we begin the new year. We are kicking it off with the limiting belief that success is something outside of ourselves. We talk about the internal and external locus of control, and the tendency to feel like we always need to learn something else or buy something else before we can take action.   REFERENCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/moments-matter/201708/locus-control https://www....

Loneliness & Being the INTENTIONAL Connector (Fidget Friday)

December 25, 2020 08:00 - 8 minutes - 13.2 MB

Today I wanted to talk about LONELINESS. Going against the grain is already pretty isolating and then you throw in a pandemic around the holidays- whew. So let’s talk about it.   RESOURCES: Soul Tears:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/soul-tears/id1474418082 Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/heatherparady

Christian Comedian on TikTok (CJ Owensby | Sir Obedience)

December 24, 2020 13:36 - 24 minutes - 34.6 MB

This college student is a “Christian Comedian” on TikTok. Say what? Can we laugh about this?  CJ Owensby says that “The church can be one of the funniest places—if you are paying attention”. Today we are digging into how to make your online videos funnier, letting go of self-judgment when creating content,  and leaning into your unconventional calling.   TOPICS: How to make your videos funnier Making content without fear of what others think Making aligned content (you don't HAVE ...

Male Stripper Turned Abstinence Advocate (Rob Kowalski)

December 21, 2020 15:59 - 35 minutes - 49.6 MB

His mom became pregnant with him when she was 14 and he said that he “taught himself to be a man”. After puberty his goal was to be a male stripper. And he became one. However he said after he had an encounter with God at the beach he started seeing the “repercussions” of his lifestyle. Today we dig into what he believes the consequences are, the loneliness and struggle of going against the grain, and why he now teaches abstinence. Connect with Rob: https://robbkowalski.com/ or https://www...

When You Don’t Feel SUPPORTED (Fidget Friday)

December 18, 2020 09:00 - 10 minutes - 10.1 MB

As purpose-driven leaders, outside the box thinkers, and let’s just be honest-- crazy dreamers-- it can at times be very isolating and difficult to understand when your friends and family don’t show you the kind of support that you need. So what do you do? Here are a few ideas of ways to feel more supported when those around you don't seem to understand.     RESOURCES: Text us! +1 (501) 214-4307 Join our Private Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2lPut5A Youtube Channel: https://www....

Construct Your INNER WORLD & Finding Peace (Bijan Pousti)

December 16, 2020 08:30 - 31 minutes - 30.3 MB

There are few things in the world that we can control. As unconventional leaders, we want to make a difference in this world but without having a strong inner world- we can become easily discouraged. Is self-development enough? Are there more ways to “construct our inner world” and become more comfortable (and even thrive) in uncertainty and change? Today we are talking with meditation teacher and content creator Bijan Pousti who said as a young man he learned quickly that personal devel...

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Calvin Wayman
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Neil Pasricha
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Laura Petersen
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Paul Jarvis
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Peter McGraw
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Rachel Ngom
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