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43 | The Aha Moment

Most people think the moment of epiphany or the "aha" moment is like a light bulb going off. In fact in most cases it triggers other emotion other than just a awakening. Cat and Andy discuss the "Aha Moment" and what you can expect. They also discuss: - why it may not be what you think - why staying in the state of euphoria may be the worst thing you can do - steps to strongly improve your changes of success after the "aha moment"


42 | Compound Interest of Learning

In this episode Andy discusses Compound Interest of Learning. He explains the concept of Compound Interest of Learning and how applying small lessons will improve your life immensely. He also discusses how using this one approach can help you complete 30 to 35 books per year allowing you to be exposed to hundreds of lessons to improve your life and career.


41 | 7 Steps of Dealing When Your Expectations Are Not Met

In this episode we discuss 7 steps to dealing with when your expectations are not met and disappointment strikes. in Episode 39 we discuss how to prepare for disappointment but in this episode we talk about about what you can do when you are disappointed and your expectations are not met. Successfully dealing with disappointment and missed expectations is one skill that successful people have. They are able to move through disappointment. Here are 7 steps to helping you move through this.


40 | Who Needs Connections? How Important are they Anyway?

Connections has had somewhat of a bad rep over the years. Sure we all know deep down that they are important, but many times, we feel guilty about capitalizing on them. We seem to confuse it with nepotism. Yet they are fundamentally opposite of each other. In this solo round, we're going to dive into:


39 | 7 Things You Can Do To Prepare Before Disappointment Strikes

Dealing with disappointment is a skill that all successful people have. In this episode we talk about 7 things that you can do ahead of time that will better prepare yourself for when disappointment happens. All human beings experience disappointment and it is unavoidable. It is how we deal with it or prepare to deal with it that can separate us from others. We discuss: -why dealing with disappointment is important -7 things you can do to prepare - one thing that you can do that will...


38 | 7 Things You Can Do When You've Been Wronged

In this episode Andy identifies 7 steps that you can use when someone does something to upset you. He uses an example of when he unknowingly cut in line in the airport and upset another person. He'll provide the 7 steps as well as something that you can use to make yourself feel more powerful when someone does something to upset you.


37 | Using LinkedIn Effectively

In this episode Andy interviews Tracy Enos. Tracy is the author of the best selling book LinkedIn Publishing to Profits. Tracy shares with us tips and techniques to better use LinkedIn to show our strengths, generate business and use the tool to effectively generate more income.


36 | How Your Career Will Benefit From Writing Content

In this episode Andy discusses how writing can help improve your career. He discusses the fact that most people suffer from obscurity and that writing can help you be better known in your industry. He discusses: - a three (3) step process to writing - an approach to writing articles - one step that is the most difficult in the writing process


35 | Let Resistance Be Your Guide

In this episode Andy discusses Resistance. Resistance is something everyone faces however it can be something that we can use to our advantage. In this episode we cover: - A book everyone should listen in regards to dealing with resistance - 7 way of dealing with resistance - How smoke is to fire as resistance is to your success


34 | Springboard Your Career with Networking

In this episode Cat and Andy discuss some ways to network. They explain often our resistance to initiating contact with someone new reverts back to our childhood. They discuss: - methods of networking at conferences - ways to prepare for meeting the right people while at conferences - tips of dealing with anxiety when in a room with new people Andy tells the story of Atlanta Braves baseball GM Alex Anthopoulos and how his baseball career started with one simple but stressful call to...


33 | Who Needs Education? The Real Deal to How it Affects Your Career

What's the real deal about education anyway? Back in the day, it was so very special to have, but today... everyone and their dog has a degree. In this episode we’re going to take a dive into: - How instrumental your life’s learning to your life’s accomplishments - Where we develop the skills that are crucial to our success, and what those are. - How there’s no such thing as one perfect environment. But more importantly how we figure this out, and how we can piece together the...


32 | How Can IT Consultants Generate Passive Income

Passive income is discussed often today in business circles especially when it comes to self employed individuals. Also the development of Specialized Skills is encouraged by most however few people provide a clear framework on what this means. In this Episode Cat and Andy discuss Passive Income as well as General and Specialized Skills. They will discuss: -their definition of Passive Income - ways of developing Passive Income for consultants - benefits of developing strong general...


31 | Ways to Deal with Cash Flow and Invoicing

In this episode Cat and Andy discuss Cash Flow and Invoicing techniques. This will help you setup procedures to -be paid sooner - know how much money you will need when you go on your own - various items to be aware of before you choose to go on your own


30 | Business Travel - Part 2

In this second part of a two part episode Cat and Andy discuss Business Travel. They discuss how preparing at this time sets you up to having a great and successful day.


29 | Business Travel Advice Part 1

Business travel is a fact of life for a consultant. Although it can be difficult, or pleasurable, to travel for business there are many ways to make your trip more enjoyable and with less challenges. In this Episode Items of Interest Luggage Shipping Services





27 | Understanding Business Risk

In this show Andy discusses business risks and why being aware of these risks can make you a better consultant to your clients. You’ll also learn why focusing on one area of risk will help you make better business decisions. Understanding risk will also help you managing your own career as we are exposed to risks throughout our lives. You’ll learn the five (5) major types of risks that businesses face. We’ll also cover the five (5) ways of dealing with a risk. Understanding how...


26 | Five Actionable Steps To Deal With Cultural Differences

In this episode Andy discusses some steps to dealing with cultural differences in the workplace. These steps are meant to improve the relationships between co-workers.


25 | Effective Ways to Deal With Cultural Differences

By now, you'd be oblivious to think that you live in a homogeneous cultural society. This is a great episode as Andy and Cat contrast each other in so many different ways, even when we talk about culture. Wherever you are in the world, you'll most definitely have interacted with people of cultures other than your own. I'm not even just talking about one's heritage. There are definitions of cultures than just the one to which we normally refer. You'll be surprised at how many different...


24 | Gender Differences - Part 2

In this episode Cat and Andy discuss some of the aggressive and confrontational events that sometimes occur on a project or at a business. They discuss how to identify when we may be challenging someone's manhood at work and what to do about it.