Today Philippe shares with us the story of his own drastic and unexpected career shift, which came as a result of reaching burnout, unfulfillment, and illness despite having “reached the pinnacle of success.”
[CASE STUDY] “What should I do when I’ve been fired from a gig?” with Chris Salters
Chris Salters is a freelance editor, as well as a long time member of the Optimize Yourself Coaching program. Today we talk about how Chris reached out to me after “dropping the ball” & being fired.
Ep215: How to Build Your Community, Intuition & Resilience in Order to Succeed as an Artist | with Kristina Snyder
Kristina and I covered many topics, including surrounding yourself with the right people and trusting your deeper intuition, even if you feel uncertain about where you’re ultimately headed.
Ep213: How to Break Into Any Industry (Without Having Experience) | with Niceole Levy
My conversation with Niceole is as non-traditional as her pathway to Hollywood, but I have no doubt you’ll receive even more advice on breaking into the industry (or further climbing your current ladder) because of it.
Ep210: All Quiet On the Western Front Writer/Producer Lesley Paterson On Unleashing Your True Creative (and Athletic) Potential
The advice Lesley has to share with you about how to push through any obstacle between you and your own finish line is as inspiring as her own incredible story, and I can’t wait for you to listen.
Ep209: Life After 3 Heart Attacks in 24 Hours | with Marc Wielage
After making several immediate changes to his lifestyle, Marc is here to share those with you so that you can set yourself for a healthy future.
Ep206: Career & Life Advice from The Office Director & Producer | with Jen Celotta
Being that both Jen and myself are creatives with ADD, our conversation covers a massive range of topics including: following your passion (or not), how to fail forwards, why you should never “fake it til you make it”, and what specific quality will set you (and your career) up for success.
Ep201: What I’ve Learned About Life From 200 Interviews with Amazing Human Beings | with Zack Arnold
In this episode, Optimize Yourself Podcast Producer, Debby Germino, puts me on the hot seat by digging deep into my story of creating the podcast, the coaching & mentorship program, and all of the personal and professional struggles I’ve experienced along the way.
Ep200: Ralph Macchio ‘Waxing On’ About Authentically Living a More Balanced and Fulfilling Life
Ralph and I dive deep into his life, his successes, and his failures along the way far beyond just his role as Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid and Cobra Kai.
Ep198: Terrified to Make a Big Change In Your Life? Start By “Showing Up Small” | with Eddy Roche
I have no doubt that Eddy’s immense amount of positivity and as he calls it, “irrational optimism” will motivate you to take the first small steps towards something much bigger in your life.
Ep197: On Authenticity, Luck, and Designing Life (and Footwear) On Your Own Terms | with Xero Shoes CEO Steven Sashen
One wonderful side effect of our chat is that Steven Steven is showing us all how we can redefine success, failure, love, and life.
Ep195: When Being a “People Pleaser” Goes Too Far (and How to Set Boundaries) | with Lisa Robison, CCE
If you find yourself making the same mistakes over and over (particularly when it comes to burnout and over committing to too many projects), or if you feel as if you’ve been ‘paying your dues’ far longer than you anticipated, this conversation is for you.
Ep191: Embracing Neurodiversity in the Workplace | with Simon Smith, ACE
In this conversation, Simon shares with us that autism is nothing more than a difference in the way the mind works, and we discuss the importance of embracing all forms of neurodiversity in the workplace such that we can utilize everyone’s value.
Ep190: Transforming Your Disabilities Into Superpowers | with Erik Stolhanske
If you’ve ever felt as if a specific disability in your life has been sabotaging you from achieving the life you dream of, you’re going to love Erik’s advice on how to not only to accept your disability (and yes, we ALL have one) but how to turn it into your superpower.
Ep187: [Hollywood On the Record] How to Create Your Dream Job by Setting Healthy Boundaries | with Jerilynn Stephens & Kimi Messina
If you love what you do but you don’t want your career to destroy you, Jerilynn and Kimi can definitely guide you in the right direction!