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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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Episodes

How to Rise Up After 10,000 "No"s

6/18/2018
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When your living is to hear the word "No," how do you find the strength to keep persevering? Actor Matthew Del Negro (Scandal, The Sopranos) and podcast host of 10,000 "No"s has spent his entire career in the cycle of chasing auditions, landing amazing roles, returning to rejection, and holding faith that the next opportunity will eventually come. He shares how he stays both hopeful and humble, how to put your best foot forward at any casting or pitch session, and why believing you are...

Duration:01:21:15

How to Grow an Engaged Facebook Group - Jill Stanton

6/11/2018
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Why should you make a Facebook Group for your business or brand? How do you grow an engaged, active Facebook Group? Jill Stanton, co-founder of Screw the Nine to Five, has mastered the craft of building, expanding, and managing successful Facebook Groups. She shares her expert advice on how to welcome new members and spark conversations, which types of businesses benefit most from FB Groups, how your Group can get discovered, and how to Screw the Nine To Five so you can find freedom and...

Duration:00:59:11

How to Find Your Voice on YouTube - Hannah Hart

6/4/2018
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How do you make content that satisfies your creative message and a community with millions of followers? How do you stay true to who you are, even when you aren't feeling 100%? Hannah Hart - award-winning YouTube star, best-selling author, and podcast host of Hannahlyze This - is on top of the career food chain, but she's the first to admit that she's a work in progress when it comes to dealing with her depression and mental health. She shares her advice on why you should stop believing in...

Duration:01:11:24

How to Do It Scared - Ruth Soukup

5/28/2018
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How do you build the courage to keep walking in the dark when there's so much uncertainty? Ruth Soukup, blogger, best-selling author, and podcast host of Do It Scared had hit rock bottom in her struggle with mental health. But she took step by step to pull herself out, and eventually run a 7-figure business. She sheds a light on the best practices for entrepreneurs, including how to set a price that serves you and your customers, how to build your team from your very first hire, how to...

Duration:01:05:59

How to Be Boss - Emily Thompson & Kathleen Shannon

5/21/2018
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What does it mean to be boss? How can you create a life that your work supports, and not the other way around? Being Boss founders Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon are the masterminds behind the highly acclaimed Being Boss Podcast, the global Being Boss community, and now they have a book to spread their boss wisdom! These powerhouse ladies share their best tips on how to set boundaries, how to get clear about what you want, why taking your slice of success helps everyone else, and why...

Duration:01:07:14

How to Find Your Purpose - Jessica Huie

5/14/2018
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How do you gain clarity and say yes to your true calling? Jessica Huie, author, MBE recipient, and esteemed entrepreneur was caught in the whirlwind of enormous success - but she still felt broken and unhappy inside. Find out how she stripped back the layers to reconnect to her true self, how to get soul conscious and nurture your soul, and how to arrest your old habits that hold you back from your unlimited potential. Thanks BetaBrand! Get 20% off at betabrand.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:54:49

How to Make the Jump - Mike Lewis

5/7/2018
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How do you prepare to make the jump? When do you know you're ready? Author Mike Lewis took his own leap from a stable financial job to a traveling pro squash player, and then to the founder of When To Jump - a community that inspires and instructs people all around the world to make that major change towards the career of their dreams. Find out the four steps to follow before your jump, why you need to find your one north star, and how simply envisioning your full potential can lead to...

Duration:01:06:09

What Are You Meant to Do - Jeff Goins

4/30/2018
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Is it possible that many artists are far from starving? Are all successful artists truly an original? Debunk the myths about "real artists" with best-selling author and blogger Jeff Goins, who built the bridge of his writing career with a few essential steps - and a ton of commitment. He shares how much time you should dedicate to marketing your craft, why you need to identify who you are, when you should (and shouldn't) be stubborn, and how to cultivate an apprentice-patron relationship...

Duration:01:10:54

How to Lead a Joyful Life - Martha Beck

4/23/2018
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What's the secret to a life of joy? Martha Beck, bestselling author, speaker, and life coach reveals the simple, yet often forgotten solution to the thing that makes us happy. She also explains how to recognize your essential self vs. your social self, why your definition of "everyone" creates a huge roadblock, and why you should do nothing. - Thanks Slack! Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. - Thank you Blue Apron! Get $30 OFF —WITH FREE SHIPPING—by going to...

Duration:01:05:24

How to Build a Business - The Basics

4/16/2018
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What essential ingredients do you need before you start pursuing your passion? Cathy walks you through the main steps that will clarify what work you should share with the world, and how you can make it a reality. Learn about the different ways to determine your ikigai, strategies to define and discover your audience, types of content you can create, and methods to turn your outreach pitches into valuable offers. - Sign up for the Creative Workroom 3-Month Mentorship Course!...

Duration:01:02:13

How to Be A Badass - Jen Sincero

4/9/2018
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How can you start kicking ass in your career, your finances, and your unlimited potential? Best-selling author Jen Sincero was broke and miserable at age 40, but she realized she had the power to change this reality - so she did. She shares the strategies to finding your inner badass, including why you need to ditch your familiar beliefs, how fear paves the path to your desires, why you should surrender in the midst of progress, and how to beat your issues with wealth by writing a letter...

Duration:01:06:02

How to Find Your Audience

4/2/2018
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How can you find the followers, customers, the audience who want what you have to offer? What information should you know about your target market? Cathy shares the tactics to tailor your service to your core community, the exercise to pinpoint which values you and your tribe have in common, and the steps to ensure that you're continually solving a problem for your audience. - Join the Find Your Niche Challenge! https://cathyheller.lpages.co/findyournichechallenge/ - Thanks Weebly! Go to...

Duration:00:56:14

How Radical Empathy Strengthens Your Business - Seth Godin

3/26/2018
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How can we "see" others to help solve their problems? Why should you prioritize interactions over passions? Seth Godin - best-selling author, entrepreneur, blogger, and host of the podcast Akimbo has spent decades exploring and understanding the world of marketing. Find out his innovative insights on how to create your own story that speaks to an audience, whether you should love the work you do vs. do what you love, and how to turn your creative pursuit into a valuable scarcity that...

Duration:01:04:11

Bonus: Introducing Safe For Work

3/23/2018
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We're sharing a new podcast that we think you'll love! On Safe For Work, hosts Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter help you make the big decisions, sort through the small stuff, and get more fulfillment from your work life. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. wondery.fm/day

Duration:00:11:58

How to Climb the Acting Career Mountain - Jenna Fischer

3/19/2018
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The Office star Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) is one of the most recognizable faces on screen, but her career wasn't an overnight success. How did the years of small acting gigs and endless day jobs train her to become the phenomenal actress she is today? Jenna shares some of the most important lessons from her new book, The Actor's Life, including how to transform rejection into positive perspective, how to self-assess and improve your work, and how to follow the signs - even if they lead...

Duration:01:15:03

How Courage & Clarity Can Launch Your Business - Steph Crowder

3/12/2018
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How do you launch a product with minimal complications? What do your customers actually want, other than a solution? How can you maximize your productivity when there's so much to do? Steph Crowder, business coach and host of the Courage & Clarity Podcast shares her inspirational and tactical advice on the 3 phases of constructing a business, prioritizing your growth-based vs. administrative responsibilities, and creating a need for your product with stories about "the why behind the why."...

Duration:00:59:23

How to Build Your Creative Empire - Christina Scalera

3/5/2018
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What essential ingredients will kickstart your creative business? How do you begin to create content and find your ideal audience? Christina Scalera, attorney, founder of The Contract Shop, and host of the Creative Empire Podcast has the insights on constructing your dream career - and making it legal. She shares her best tips on how to give your audience both what they want and what they need, how to increase revenue by working less, why a little vanity can be healthy, and how to change...

Duration:01:03:57

What Makes a Good Life - Jonathan Fields

2/26/2018
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What does it mean to lead a "good life"? Jonathan Fields - author, entrepreneur, and host of the Good Life Project Podcast has a simple system for maximizing your happiness and engagement with the world. He explains how to identify your strengths through self-discovery, what essential element you need for a strong relationship, and how to fill your Good Life buckets of vitality, connection, and contribution. Thank you Housecall Pro! For free activation go to HousecallPro.com/dreamjob...

Duration:00:48:40

How to Empower Your Money Mindset - Hilary Hendershott

2/19/2018
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How can we change our relationship and habits with money? How much should be in your bank before you quit that day job? Hilary Hendershott, certified financial planner and host of Profit Boss Radio shares her best advice on building wealth - including how to set a price on your product, why you need automated systems, and how to reconfigure your limiting beliefs so everything can become financially possible. Thanks to LeTote! Go to Letote.com and enter promo code DREAMJOB at checkout for...

Duration:01:06:36

How to Find the Work You Love - Lisa Loeb

2/12/2018
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Lisa Loeb - Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, actress, author, and philanthropist struck major success with her platinum hit song "Stay". But the red carpet events and makeup trailers still left her unfulfilled. How did she reconnect with her values and incorporate them in her work? She shares how she refocuses her purpose and attitude in the low moments, when you should let people label you, and why we should strike up more conversations with strangers. Thanks to Daily Harvest! Go...

Duration:01:02:43