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Unpack The Pursuit

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Unpack The Pursuit is a podcast about navigating change and uncertainty.

Unpack The Pursuit is a podcast about navigating change and uncertainty.

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United States

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Unpack The Pursuit is a podcast about navigating change and uncertainty.

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English


Episodes

Quali-Tea Time: Our 2021 Priorities Are Mental Health

1/31/2021
Our new segment is called Quali-Tea Time because we're all about a good play on words. These short bits are going to be focused on our daily flow: what we're up to, how we're feeling, and getting vulnerable about the small day-to-day. Today, we're talking about mental health in the new year. We're just trying to stay afloat, you know? Jade talks about her struggles with anxiety and depression, and Molly asks about supporting friends in the best way possible. Hopefully, some of this...

Duration:00:30:01

Catching Up With Kemi: For The Record EP

1/24/2021
In this episode, we catch up with Kemi. We had Kemi on the show back in July 2020, just as COVID-19 was taking over the world. We talked about building creative communities during these uncertain times. Kemi's back and she has some fabulous news to share. Her EP, For The Record, is dropping on January 29th!!! Buy tickets to her virtual EP Release show on Jan 29th: https://www.snrgshop.com/product/kemi-adegoroye-for-the-record-ep-release-show Watch "The Man Who Stole the Moon" music video:...

Duration:00:23:38

Quali-Tea Time: Our Holiday Party

12/27/2020
Our new segment is called Quali-Tea Time because we're all about a good play on words. These short bits are going to be focused on our daily flow: what we're up to, how we're feeling, and getting vulnerable about the small day-to-day. Today, we're honoring the holidays & new year with a little virtual celebration. Come hang and listen to us play a strange game called Celebrity Heights, talk holiday stress & gratitude, and reflect on our favorite episodes of 2020. As always, please reach...

Duration:00:26:40

Quali-Tea Time: Mom Is Dating, And So Am I

12/20/2020
I'm sorry...did you say JON REILLY WALLS IS BACK? We sure did. What, you didn't listen to his episode on Vulnerability Through Art? Do yourself a favor, love. Listen to part one, and come back for part two. We'll be here. Jon & Molly chat about farting into the future, functional anxiety, dating during the pandemic, and more. #sipandlisten today with your favorite cup of Earl Grey. You can find Jon on Instagram. Want to come on the podcast? Email us: unpackthepursuit@gmail.com. Say hello...

Duration:00:28:56

Collegiate Athletes & Mental Health with Kaitlyn Sowyrda

11/28/2020
Today, we are talking about collegiate athletes and mental health with an old friend Kaitlyn Sowyrda. Natalie & I were classmates with Kaitlyn at Grafton High School in Massachusetts. Kaitlyn & I were captains on the same soccer team our senior year. It's been nearly a decade since the three of us have been in the same (virtual) room. Kaitlyn brings a unique perspective on her mental health journey, but one that she speaks to so well that anyone can relate (athlete or not). Check out this...

Duration:00:42:46

Quali-Tea Time: The Social Dilemma

11/22/2020
Our new segment is called Quali-Tea Time, because we're all about a good play on words. These short bits are going to be focused on our daily flow: what we're up to, how we're feeling, and getting vulnerable about the small day-to-day. Today, we talk about The Social Dilemma documentary on Netflix. If you're looking for the Facebook statement we refer to, find it here. As always, please reach out if you'd like. We love connecting with y'all. Email us: unpackthepursuit@gmail.com, say hello...

Duration:00:19:32

Vulnerability From a Man's Perspective

11/17/2020
Today, we are talking about vulnerability... from a man's perspective. Anthony came ready to leave it all on the line with us. He shares how the global pandemic created space for him to reflect on his past relationships in a way he hasn't allowed himself before. We really enjoyed this conversation, and think you will too. Want to come on the podcast? Email us: unpackthepursuit@gmail.com, say hello to us on Instagram: @lifeofoscarwao, @natalieonacki & @jadecole, or send us a tweet on Twitter.

Duration:00:32:18

Quali-Tea Time: Celebrating RBG + Talking Gender

11/8/2020
Our new segment is called Quali-Tea Time, because we're all about a good play on words. These short bits are going to be focused on our daily flow: what we're up to, how we're feeling, and getting vulnerable about the small day-to-day. Today, Natalie and I celebrate RBG's life. We also share some vulnerable stories about how gender shows up in our careers + our everyday lives (like, on a boat when you're just tryna relax). As always, please reach out if you'd like. We love connecting with...

Duration:00:20:24

Get out the VOTE! with Oliver Sandreuter

10/31/2020
Today, we are talking about *voting* with Georgia Democrat field organizer Oliver Sandreuter. November 3rd is right around the corner (literally, three days), so here's your last-minute reminder. If you haven't voted yet, there's still time. If you don't think your vote matters, it DOES! And so do you. Tune in to hear Oliver talk about his experience working on the presidential campaign. If you want to reach out to Oliver you can find him on Instagram. Check out his blog...

Duration:00:32:16

Career Confidence For A Bo$$ with Alexandra Lawrence

10/25/2020
For 20% off Alexandra's Brand Camp use code UNPACK20 at check out! Today, we are talking about career confidence with Alexandra Lawrence, founder of Digital Brand Stylist, an online course and personal development/coaching program where she helps clients understand how to brand themselves in this digital world. She teaches how to create a social media strategy, define their “why” and how to tap into their key selling point of what sets them apart from the rest of the crowd. If you want to...

Duration:00:42:04

Quali-Tea Time: Decision Paralysis + Feeling "Medium"

10/17/2020
WELCOME TO SEASON 2! A lot has changed since Season 1 -- we have a new team member (sup Jade?), we've had over 3K downloads, and we're starting a new segment. Our new segment is called Quali-Tea Time, because we're all about a good play on words. These short bits are going to be focused on our daily flow: what we're up to, how we're feeling, and getting vulnerable about the small day-to-day. Today, Natalie and I chat about decision paralysis, feeling "medium", and how that's impacting our...

Duration:00:22:50

That Awkward Moment When: Best Friend Breakups with Molly Shunney

10/3/2020
Today, we are closing out Season 1 of Unpack The Pursuit by interviewing our very own co-host Molly Shunney (it's about time). Molly gets vulnerable with us about her experience with friend breakups and how her perception of these changing relationships has evolved over time. You can find Molly on LinkedIn or Instagram. Dealing with a friend breakup? Email us: unpackthepursuit@gmail.com, say hello to us on Instagram: @lifeofoscarwao, @natalieonacki & @jadecole, or send us a tweet on...

Duration:00:35:25

Paying off $100K in Debt in 3 Years with Evan Knox

9/20/2020
Today, we are talking about financial freedom with Evan Knox, founder of Caffeine Marketing. Evan has a hell of a story, but we focus on how he paid off over $100K in debt... really quickly. Y'all know on UTP we like to normalize things that people avoid talking about. Talking about money is weird, but it doesn't have to be. This is the start of a much larger conversation, and we're curious what you think. If you want to learn more about Evan check out his website evanknox.com, LinkedIn, or...

Duration:00:28:40

An Appreciation Post for Educators Around The World

9/8/2020
Today, we are sending our love to educators around the world. It's true that we have all been affected by this global pandemic in one way or another, but as school begins we can't help but feel for our teachers & caregivers. They are dealing with unprecedented times–trying to show up for their students while trying to keep everyone safe. It's a lot to ask. In today's episode, we have the privilege of hearing from seven educators: Liza Prestileo Trombley, Brianna Laughlin, Jackie Dziadosz,...

Duration:00:25:48

Gifting Yourself Grace with Jade Fails

8/23/2020
Ahhhh!!! Jade Fails. Our marketing maven. Our teammate. Our friend & soul sister. Today, we’re diving into Jade's story, which focuses on gifting yourself grace. Jade gets vulnerable with us about her existence as a Black woman–she opens up about her struggle with anxiety and healing from an abusive relationship. Being vulnerable is hard. Being vulnerable on a podcast is, in our opinion, harder. Thank you, Jade, for showing up and helping others by leading your narrative. Find Jade on...

Duration:00:32:13

The Hitchhiking Adventures of Polaroid Pete with Andrew Coconato

8/9/2020
We’re diving into Andrew Coconato's adventurous hitchhiking story (plus much more). Andrew Coconato, formally known as Coco, is a curator of good vibes. His life purpose is to be a positive space for love, connection, and self-expression. He wears multiple hats as a director, choreographer, producer, and performer. Everything from flash mobs, short films, and music videos, Coco tells his life story through the characters and worlds that he creates. Today, Coco will share with us his most...

Duration:00:50:23

The Power of Influential Storytelling with Stephanie Judd

7/26/2020
Today we’re talking about the power of influential storytelling, and how a knack for storytelling led two entrepreneurs to carve a path of influence. We’re going to unpack this with Stephanie Judd, an experienced speaker, facilitator, and coach who specializes in the tools and skills of influence. She and her partner, Kara Davidson, founded Wolf & Heron on the belief that with a bit of intentionality, anyone can lead through inspiration and convene powerfully. Find Stephanie on LinkedIn,...

Duration:00:48:47

Building Creative Communities with Kemi Adegoroye

7/13/2020
In this episode, we talk building creative communities during the COVID-19 era with Kemi Adegoroye, co-founder of Alveo Creative. Tune in to hear Kemi's experience as both a creative and businesswoman. We don't know how she does it all, but she does. You'll leave feeling inspired to tackle your next creative project or entrepreneurial pursuit. Find Kemi by visiting her website, following her on Instagram, or listening to her music on Spotify. Do you have a story about building communities?...

Duration:00:50:00

Black Lives Matter

7/12/2020
Black Lives Matter

Duration:00:05:42

Writing Your Own Script with Alexandra Muir

4/29/2020
In this episode, we talk about the importance of writing your own script with Alexandra Muir. Alexandra is the founder of her own boutique marketing agency, one that focuses on authentic storytelling. Tune in to hear Alexandra's unique experience as an entrepreneur, breaking free from a conservative cult and the limitations set before her in academia and corporate America. Do you have a story about entrepreneurship or change? Email us: unpackthepursuit@gmail.com. Say hello to us:...

Duration:00:45:39