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Don't Keep Your Day Job is a weekly podcast hosted by Cathy Heller, showcasing how creative people have made a living doing what they love. We'll pinpoint what strategies have been proven to turn passion into a profit, and interview successful creators from screenwriters, fashion designers, chefs, songwriters, directors, comedians, photographers, animators and more. Go inside these inspirational stories and come away with hard-hitting advice on how to make your dream a reality. This show will drag you out of your slump, empowering you to take action and giving you real tools to end the 9-5 and begin being paid to do what you've always wanted to do.

Don't Keep Your Day Job is a weekly podcast hosted by Cathy Heller, showcasing how creative people have made a living doing what they love. We'll pinpoint what strategies have been proven to turn passion into a profit, and interview successful creators from screenwriters, fashion designers, chefs, songwriters, directors, comedians, photographers, animators and more. Go inside these inspirational stories and come away with hard-hitting advice on how to make your dream a reality. This show will drag you out of your slump, empowering you to take action and giving you real tools to end the 9-5 and begin being paid to do what you've always wanted to do.
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Don't Keep Your Day Job is a weekly podcast hosted by Cathy Heller, showcasing how creative people have made a living doing what they love. We'll pinpoint what strategies have been proven to turn passion into a profit, and interview successful creators from screenwriters, fashion designers, chefs, songwriters, directors, comedians, photographers, animators and more. Go inside these inspirational stories and come away with hard-hitting advice on how to make your dream a reality. This show will drag you out of your slump, empowering you to take action and giving you real tools to end the 9-5 and begin being paid to do what you've always wanted to do.

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English


Episodes

You Have the Life You Believe You Deserve

10/18/2018
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Are you tolerating a life that's not serving you? Cathy reveals a major breakthrough in her own life, and gives her advice on how to stop agreeing to the things that you don't even know are hurting you. She also reads your wins, celebrates the fabulous listening pods that are meeting up, and shares Michelle Hirsch's story to show that you don't need to have it all in order to just get started. Join a live taping of the show! Dontkeepyourdayjob.com/live Sign up for a meetup group!...

Duration:00:41:40

Why Gritty People Win - Angela Duckworth

10/15/2018
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How does grit fuel successful people towards their lifelong goals, and how can you create grit in your own life? Angela Duckworth, author of the bestselling book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance has researched how the combination of talent and effort has become the formula for achieving your goals. She shares the first step to building a grittier mindset, how to develop your calling, how to change your self-sabotaging thoughts through acceptance and awareness, and how to stick to...

Duration:00:37:58

Live Concert Special! with Kyler England

10/11/2018
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The 100th Episode celebration continues! with a live concert from Cathy's living room, featuring the talented songwriter & musician Kyler England. Kyler also shares her story of how to be brave enough to search for love after loss, how to deal with disappointment, and why you need to put multiple eggs in multiple baskets. Also hear your amazing wins about getting a front page spot in the newspaper, and bravely taking the action to launch a Kickstarter. Wanna join our next live event? Sign up...

Duration:00:28:56

You Won the Lottery! 100th Episode Special

10/8/2018
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Did you know you won the lottery? That the odds of you coming into this world are 1 in 400 trillion? You won life! This 100th episode special features key sessions from our amazing live workshop, including a chat with Cathy's friend Dick Solomon about breaking your own limits through visualization, and Jenny Goldfarb's talk on the importance of writing our own narrative. Then listen to the amazing strides you listeners have made in starting your side hustle, turning it into full-time...

Duration:01:12:34

How to Make a Creative Blueprint - Halle Stanford of The Jim Henson Company

10/4/2018
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How can you envision, plan, and play with your ideas so they become reality? Halle Stanford, President of Television at the legendary Jim Henson Company always had a love for entertaining and educating children through content, and she's always been a big dreamer. She shares how to prepare to pitch your story to the gatekeepers of your audience, how to keep persevering after rejection, and how to create content that stands out, while also staying true to yourself. Take our survey for our...

Duration:01:05:54

How to Change Your Subconscious Mind

10/1/2018
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How can you become aware of the limiting beliefs that are holding you back? The subconscious mind is a powerful tool that believes anything it's told. But if we want to transform these "truths" and beliefs we were fed growing up, we have to dig deep to uncover them first. Cathy shares some techniques on how to recognize your thinking and feeling patterns, how to start redirecting your internal processing system, and how to start seeing, experiencing, and believing all that is possible for...

Duration:01:00:41

Not Everyone Has to Like You

9/27/2018
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Rejection sucks. But the good news is, 1) you don't need everyone's approval. And 2) it's actually an opportunity to learn from the feedback. Cathy explains why we can be grateful of rejection, and shares your wins about opening a mobile book shop and turning in a resignation letter to finally take that 4-year side hustle into a full-time business. Join a podcast listening group! Sign up here http://bit.ly/2O3vxCl Grab those last workshop tickets at bit.ly/dkydjworkshop and use DREAMJOB20...

Duration:00:37:12

What Motivates You the Most - Daniel Pink

9/24/2018
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How is our motivation to succeed affected by timing and the type of work we do? Daniel Pink, best-selling author of multiple thought-provoking books such as When, Drive, To Sell is Human, and A Whole New Mind has spent decades investigating the truths and the threads between human behavior and the quality of work we create. He shares the research and case studies that answer the big questions, including how to prioritize tasks during your day for optimal results, what type of work fuels us...

Duration:00:52:10

You Are Closer Than You Think

9/20/2018
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Does it ever feel like your zone of genius is light years away? You'd be surprised to learn that you're already almost there. You just need to make a millimeter adjustment to find your groove. But it takes action and assessing for those indicators and guides to come out and show you the way. Cathy shares her advice on how to find where you're meant to serve and how to reconnect with your creativity, plus your inspiring wins about healing through neon art and finally having the courage to...

Duration:00:35:04

How to Curate A Sweet Candy Empire - Sugarfina's Rosie O'Neill

9/17/2018
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How did a niche idea for a grown up candy store explode into a nationwide treat? Rosie O'Neill, co-CEO & co-founder of the luxury candy boutique Sugarfina, took charge of her own destiny by quitting her high profile job at Barbie to pursue what she always wanted - her own business. She gives you the sweet inside scoop on how to make your business stand out, how to train your entrepreneurial mind during your day job, how to start a dialogue with your customers, and how to flip the story...

Duration:01:07:31

What Do You Believe is Possible?

9/13/2018
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How much can you actually accomplish if you just believe it's possible? You could become the circus performer who dropped out of physical therapy school. You could be the artist who is now selling screen classes in over 200 stores. This week features more unbelievable listener wins, plus Cathy also answers your questions about how to escape the negativity of a day job, how to reach your audience by creating more content, and how to validate your idea when you're still in the early stages....

Duration:00:35:25

How A Compliment Turned a Teacher into an Entrepreneur - Melissa Camilleri

9/10/2018
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How much impact can you have just by giving a compliment? Melissa Camilleri, founder of Compliment, was a high school teacher who never intended on becoming an entrepreneur. But after realizing the power that one little compliment had on her students, she created an entire business dedicated to uplifting and empowering others. She shares her insights on what compliments we crave the most, how to find your tribe and grow your email list through authentic conversation, and how to make people...

Duration:01:04:18

What's The Story You Tell Yourself?

9/6/2018
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Is it time to change the story you tell yourself? How is it serving you? In this first mini episode, Cathy shares her advice on leveling up what you think is possible, the latest wins from you, and a listener question about sustaining your momentum after the initial spark of excitement gets lost.

Duration:00:28:27

How to Quit Your Day Job (What They Don't Teach in School, Part II)

9/3/2018
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When you finally say, "I quit!" you don't want your next thought to be "What did I just do..." How do you set yourself up for a seamless transition from that job to your business? Cathy shares what essential steps you need to take to build up your side hustle, how to serve your audience so they become your loyal customers, how to push through the false beliefs that keep you from starting, and why a day job is actually a blessing in disguise. Download the free cheat sheet on How to Quit Your...

Duration:01:02:29

What They Don't Teach in School, Part I

8/28/2018
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Most of us spend at least 12 years in school, but we come out of it still wondering, "How can I be happier?" "How can I bring more fulfillment into my life?" "How can I develop the strength to fight every single challenge when it's so overwhelming?" Cathy reveals the lessons you don't get in a classroom, including how to reframe your interpretation of effort and failure, cultivate more positivity, and build grit and resilience by discovering your life's work.

Duration:00:44:54

How to Stop Overthinking

8/27/2018
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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...

Duration:00:46:01

How to Recreate the Recipe for Success - Gigi Butler of Gigi's Cupcakes

8/27/2018
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How can you recreate your dream when you're working your butt off, and it's not working out? Gigi Butler, founder of the popular Gigi's Cupcakes was once an aspiring singer, cleaning Taylor Swift's toilet to make ends meet. But after one phone call, she realigned her vision, opened her first cupcake shop, and grew that little store into a franchise with over 100 locations nationwide. Gigi dishes out her recipe for creating a successful brand, channeling failure into a learning experience,...

Duration:01:04:13

How to Be Your Highest Self - Sahara Rose

8/20/2018
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How do you become your most abundant self, in mind, body & spirit? Sahara Rose, best-selling Ayurveda author, entrepreneur, and host of the Highest Self Podcast didn't start off with a PhD. She wasn't an Ayurvedic expert, but she knew her story of self-healing was enough permission to pursue her calling. She sheds a light on how she found courage and managed the impostor syndrome, how your tribe resonates with your authentic self, what money really does to you, and why having haters is a...

Duration:01:12:10

How to Network with Authenticity - Jordan Harbinger

8/13/2018
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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...

Duration:01:12:29

What is the Third Door - Alex Banayan

7/30/2018
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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...

Duration:01:11:50