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Soar is a podcast dedicated to helping people live and work happier. To truly spread your wings and achieve lift-off, you have to focus on what actually matters most to you and what gets results. Soar host, Taylor Shanklin, is bringing stories of inspiration from people who have found their passion and taken the 1,000 steps to reach their goal and see success. Learn more at www.soar.how.

Soar is a podcast dedicated to helping people live and work happier. To truly spread your wings and achieve lift-off, you have to focus on what actually matters most to you and what gets results. Soar host, Taylor Shanklin, is bringing stories of inspiration from people who have found their passion and taken the 1,000 steps to reach their goal and see success. Learn more at www.soar.how.

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United States

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Soar is a podcast dedicated to helping people live and work happier. To truly spread your wings and achieve lift-off, you have to focus on what actually matters most to you and what gets results. Soar host, Taylor Shanklin, is bringing stories of inspiration from people who have found their passion and taken the 1,000 steps to reach their goal and see success. Learn more at www.soar.how.

Twitter:

@tshanksoars

Language:

English

Contact:

512-784-1141


Episodes

Five Steps to Coping With Change and Achieving Transformation

11/19/2020
Sabine Gedeon is a Speaker, Certified Life and Leadership Coach, and Author of Transformed, The Journey to Becoming. As a Transformational Leader, she helps her clients identify and overcome their self-sabotaging behavior, take action towards the goals they really want to achieve, and unapologetically step into their leadership identity and power. With a focus on personal growth, self-leadership, and professional development, Sabine aims to facilitate the transformation process for...

Duration:00:27:02

Three Lessons in Entrepreneurship

11/5/2020
In this episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with conversion coach and entrepreneur, Chris Handy. Chris is the co-founder and principal at ClosedWon, an agency that helps high-growth B2B SAAS companies maximize their conversion points. Having sprung out on his own in 2012 when he founded ClosedWon, Chris has learned some lessons in entrepreneurship. In this episode, Chris and Taylor talk about: Learn more about Chris on the ClosedWon website, LinkedIn and get in touch with him at...

Duration:00:29:02

Turning a Passion into a Profession: Growth through MMA Fighting

10/22/2020
In this episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with sports journalist and artist, Matthew Wells. Matthew's niche is an interesting one. While he is an avid sports fan and has covered many different sports, for the past several years he has focused specifically on Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) . Matthew is also a sports artist. When he is not podcasting and in the ring covering fights, you might find him painting a portrait of an athlete on the field. In this episode, Matthew and Taylor talk...

Duration:00:32:04

Redefining Career Moments and Evolution

10/13/2020
In this episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with career coach, Heather Burright. After a long career in Human Resources and career placement, Heather found herself at a fork in the road due to Covid-19: Go find another job, or start her own business. She chose to start her own career coaching consultancy and she is well off and flying already! In this episode, Heather unpacks things like: Learn more about Heather and her coaching services on her website and follow her on Instagram and...

Duration:00:20:38

Defining Destiny and Purpose

10/6/2020
The Soar podcast is back! In this all-new episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with Author, Leadership Coach and Public Speaker Torrian Scott. The two talked about Torrian's personal journey to his destiny and purpose and how you can find your purpose. The discussion unpacked things like: Learn more about Torrian on his website and on LinkedIn.

Duration:00:32:27

Pivot Forward Positively with Julie Kratz

6/30/2020
In this latest episode of Soar, Taylor sat down with Julie Kratz, founder of The Next Pivot and podcast host of the Pivot Point Podcast. Julie is an expert in diversity, inclusion in the workplace, and career pivots. She shares: Find Julie online on her website here: https://nextpivotpoint.com/

Duration:00:31:59

Life as a game of Jenga: Designing for the small wins

5/20/2020
Season 2 of Soar is about Designing Your Next Normal. In this first episode of Soar Season 2, host Taylor Shanklin sat down with User Experience designer and working-at-home-while-quarantined mom, Kate Woodage. Taking principles of user experience design into the home life, Kate talks about her tips for success in designing spaces that work for everyone. The two moms, Kate and Taylor, get into: Find Kate on LinkedIn and on Instagram.

Duration:00:35:31

Fundraising and Thriving in a Recession: A sit down with communications expert Ephraim Gopin

4/21/2020
In this special nonprofit communications edition of the Soar podcast, Taylor Shanklin sat down with communications expert and founder of 1832 Communications, Ephraim Gopin. Ephraim led an organization through a recession and he is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to messaging and communications. In this episode, Taylor and Ephraim touched upon: - How to thaw oneself out and get unfrozen so that you can communicate - Inviting goats to meetings - Pulling in the board in this time of...

Duration:00:28:05

Overcoming Messy Management Challenges with author Scott Miller

4/7/2020
In this episode, Soar host Taylor Shanklin sat down with best-selling management author, Scott Miller to talk about management "messes" and how the best leaders can overcome them. Miller leads the strategy, development, and publication of FranklinCovey’s bestselling books and thought leadership, which provide the framework for the company’s world-renowned content and solutions. He is the author of FranklinCovey’s Management Mess to Leadership Success: Become the Leader You Would Follow...

Duration:00:39:18

Founder Stories: Nonprofit Startups vs For-Profit Startups with Justin Wheeler

3/25/2020
In this episode of the Soar podcast, Taylor Shanklin sat down with Justin Wheeler to talk about his founder stories, having founded both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Justin Wheeler has raised over $100+M for charities and has founded both for-profit and nonprofit entities. He got into "building things" at an early age, with his first startup venture being a nonprofit, Liberty in North Korea. That was followed up by the founding of another nonprofit organization, Invisible...

Duration:00:29:18

Owning Career + Family Goals with Rick Buie

3/11/2020
Something that so many of us face is the juxtaposition of career and home life. How do you pursue your career hopes and dreams and also ensure that your home life is being nurtured? Your personal hopes and dreams are important, too. In this episode of Soar, Taylor Shanklin sat down with Rick Buie, Head of Brand at Amazon Business and Dad Squared. Rick has already had quite a career early on in his life, and is now the father of two rambunctious boys. Rick shares his stories of success in...

Duration:00:30:05

Using Future Thinking To Find Focus with QuHarrison Terry

3/4/2020
What if you could use thinking about the future to find opportunity and focus in on what matters most to you? In this latest episode of Soar, Taylor Shanklin sat down with the one and only QuHarrison Terry. QuHarrison is a future thinker, the founder of InevitableHuman.com and he is also a growth marketer at Mark Cuban Companies. In this discussion, QuHarrison and Taylor went into a lot of new territories and riffed on: For more futurist thinking and to follow QuHarrison, go to...

Duration:00:28:25

Bringing Mindfulness Into Your Work

2/4/2020
In this episode, host Taylor Shanklin sat down with MaryBeth Hyland to talk about her journey to "Values-based Mindfulness", a term she recently coined and trademarked. MaryBeth has gone through challenges of anxiety and stress around work performance, and she has come around on the other side to have a more balanced life. Taylor and MaryBeth sat down to talk about bad habits (like 2 AM emails) and how she overcame those habits to live more mindfully and start her company, SparkVision,...

Duration:00:38:29

Finish Your Race: Strategies from a Cancer Survivor

2/4/2020
Don Armstong is a motivational speaker, cancer survivor, finisher of 22 marathons and the author of the book Finish Your Race. His belief is that everyone is faced with challenges, obstacles, and roadblocks. These might be in the form of your operations, workplace culture, or industry. Through his presentation and thought leadership, Don shares insights on how to unleash the potential in you and your team to produce results that make an impact. Buy the book, Finish Your Race, or learn more...

Duration:00:18:24

The Loop of Growth with Nick Petros, the "Growth Guy"

2/4/2020
Nick Petros is the Founder of a growth agency, Pinchforth. He is known as the "Growth Guy," and in this episode...well...we talked about growth. Nick has been on the Boston startup scene for some time now and has helped companies accelerate from 0-acquisition. In this episode, host Taylor Shanklin sat down with Nick to define the word growth, share some personal stories of growth and talk about how failure leads to growth. Learn more about Nick and Pinchforth at www.pinchforth.com.

Duration:00:23:23

Getting Naked to Grow

2/4/2020
Wes Harper is survivalist, literally, after having survived a 21-day challenge in the savannah of Brazil. CEO of an IT company which he founded in Raleigh, NC, Wes is a "regular guy" as he puts it. But, he's also an adventure seeker and has incredible focus when it comes to choosing an adventure and then preparing for the challenges it holds. In this episode of Soar, host Taylor Shanklin sits down with Wes to discuss his experience as a contestant and survivor on the Discovery Channel...

Duration:00:22:34

The U-Turn to Organ Donation

2/4/2020
When Chelsey Larson went off to college she wasn't thinking about organ donation, or that she would live to tell the story of giving up one of her own. But, when a friend in need was a perfect match, she knew she had to follow this calling and passion. Now a living kidney donor and an advocate for organ donation, Chelsey is helping others focus-in on the importance of donation. In this episode, host Taylor Shanklin sat down with Chelsey to hear her story of kidney donation and how she...

Duration:00:23:03

How Gratitude Can Help You Focus

2/4/2020
Did you know that practicing gratitude can actually help you improve focus? In this episode, host Taylor Shanklin sits down with Dave Linn 'the Gratitude Dude' to better understand this concept. Dave is a professor, serial-entrepreneur and Chief Operations Officer of The Generosity Series. He is a wealth of knowledge and his passion and purpose in life is to help people put the practice of gratitude into their lives, daily. Follow Dave on LinkedIn here:...

Duration:00:26:37

Becoming Intentional to Build Movements

2/4/2020
Sangram Vajre is a leader in the world of B2B marketing and has built a movement around account-based marketing. He is an inspiration and highly sought-after thought leader for entrepreneurs and marketing executives. Co-founder of a fast-growing startup company based out of Atlanta, 2X author and "builder of movements", Sangram knows a lot about how to focus on the things that get results and motivate a team around him to join his community and get onboard. In this episode, host Taylor...

Duration:00:21:07

Rocking the Mic: A Journey to Sports Radio

2/4/2020
In this episode of Soar, host Taylor Shanklin sat down with ESPN sports radio host Craig Koshkin. Craig's story of chasing his passion is one that required some risk-taking and a lot of focus and intentional effort practicing his craft. He had a dream to focus his energy on sports radio and that dream came to bear when he won ESPN's Rock the Mic contest, which catapulted him to a career in sports broadcasting. Listen to Craig's podcast, The Sideline, through SB Nation and listen in here:...

Duration:00:26:26