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Level up. Welcome to the Life & Leadership Podcast, where we share ideas, real life stories, and inspiration for powerful people to level up. Tegan Trovato and Katie Rasoul are recovering HR executives and professional life & leadership coaches. In each episode, they’ll help you tap into your personal power and take your life and career to the “next level.” Tegan & Katie are committed to helping others discover their inner mission and rise to their highest potential. And they are working on it every day themselves. Are you ready to transform how you lead and live?

Level up. Welcome to the Life & Leadership Podcast, where we share ideas, real life stories, and inspiration for powerful people to level up. Tegan Trovato and Katie Rasoul are recovering HR executives and professional life & leadership coaches. In each episode, they’ll help you tap into your personal power and take your life and career to the “next level.” Tegan & Katie are committed to helping others discover their inner mission and rise to their highest potential. And they are working on it every day themselves. Are you ready to transform how you lead and live?
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Level up. Welcome to the Life & Leadership Podcast, where we share ideas, real life stories, and inspiration for powerful people to level up. Tegan Trovato and Katie Rasoul are recovering HR executives and professional life & leadership coaches. In each episode, they’ll help you tap into your personal power and take your life and career to the “next level.” Tegan & Katie are committed to helping others discover their inner mission and rise to their highest potential. And they are working on it every day themselves. Are you ready to transform how you lead and live?

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Episodes

Year-End Review and New Year Planning: 3rd Edition

1/1/2020
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What intentions did you fulfill in 2019? Where did you fall short? Did unexpected circumstances change your plans? As driven, high achievers, we want to be in control of life’s outcomes. But life doesn’t always go according to plan. In fact, the most rewarding parts of life are often the most unpredictable. So, how do we plan for a new year knowing we can’t know everything? How can we set intentions without getting attached to a particular outcome? Today, we are walking you through our...

Duration:00:52:58

Making Work More Human with Derek Irvine

10/23/2019
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Would you believe that a simple business initiative can decrease turnover by 50% AND inspire double-digit improvements in engagement and productivity? And it all starts with making work more human. Today, we’re joined by Derek Irvine, the Senior VP of Client Strategy and Consulting at Workhuman, the fastest-growing social recognition and continuous performance management platform in the world. Workhuman is on a mission to shape the future of work by helping organizations connect culture...

Duration:00:46:38

Life as a Futurist with Rebecca Ryan

10/2/2019
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Are you curious about how current trends might impact the future? If so, you may be a futurist. In fact, we can all apply strategic foresight to plan for what’s ahead, exploring the current tends in our own lives to think through how the future could unfold—and then building a plan around the things we can control. Today, we’re joined by Rebecca Ryan, the futurist and economist behind NEXT Generation Consulting, Inc, a forecasting firm dedicated to leaving the world a better place for...

Duration:01:01:28

Owning Your Leadership, with Mike Rognlien

9/11/2019
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Work culture is everyone’s responsibility. No matter your job title, your actions have an impact on other people’s experience in the workplace. And your inaction has an impact, too. So, what can you do to get off the sidelines and OWN your leadership? Today, we’re joined by Mike Rognlien, the founder of Multiple Hats Management, a consulting team out of Chicago created to help clients build awesome cultures in every organization, at every level. He has nearly 20 years of experience...

Duration:00:50:49

The Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Valerie Young

8/21/2019
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Maya Angelou famously said, “I have written 11 books, but each time I think, ‘Uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out!’” This phenomenon of feeling less capable or talented than people think—despite ample evidence to the contrary—is known as imposter syndrome, and it impacts 70% of the population. So, how does imposter syndrome impact our behavior? And what can we do about it? Today, we’re joined by Dr. Valerie Young, the...

Duration:00:43:42

90-Day Commitments (Part 2)

7/31/2019
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How do you measure success in the pursuit of 90-day commitments? Is it more important to follow through on what you set out to do—even if doesn’t feel right? Or allow yourself the flexibility to pivot to a goal that feels good? What can you learn from the habits that don’t stick? Today on the podcast, we’re checking in to share the outcomes around our 90-day commitments. We discuss what we learned about the difference between writing for creativity versus output, explaining how our true...

Duration:00:29:53

Belonging and Psychological Safety

7/10/2019
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Do you feel a sense of belonging at work? Or do you spend time and energy trying to fit in? Do you downplay any part of who you are? Do you feel safe being vulnerable with colleagues? Cultivating a sense of belonging and psychological safety is crucial for innovation, creativity and risk-taking, yet most of us don’t feel comfortable bringing our whole selves to work. Today, we explore the concepts of belonging and psychological safety, describing what it looks and feels like when these...

Duration:00:44:00

Feminine Genius with LiYana Silver

6/19/2019
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We all have an innate ability to connect to the collective intelligence. To be in our bodies. To feel. But these predominantly feminine qualities are seen as weaknesses in a patriarchal culture, so we disown these vital parts of ourselves. What would happen if we used intuition AND logic to make decisions? What if we could access and acknowledge the message behind our emotions? What becomes possible when we reconnect with our feminine genius? Today, we’re joined by LiYana Silver, the...

Duration:00:56:30

Being Present

5/29/2019
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Contemporary life makes it incredibly challenging to stay present. We are processing more information than ever before, and with so many things vying for our attention, it’s no wonder that our focus is fractured. So, what can we do to truly experience life? To show up for the people we care about? To stay grounded in the NOW? Today on the podcast, we discuss what being present looks like in our lives. We share our own struggles to stay present when we’re overscheduled and describe the...

Duration:00:39:45

Purposeful Hustle with Deanna Singh

5/8/2019
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When the work you do is aligned with your purpose, the result is inspired action. Rather than grinding through each day, you are propelled forward by a calling to serve. So, what is your purposeful hustle? And how would your life change if you pursued that passion every day? Today, we’re joined by Deanna Singh, the Founder and Chief Change Agent at Flying Elephant. Recognized as a leading authority in creating opportunities in underserved communities, Deanna has spent nearly 20 years...

Duration:00:41:28

What You Need to Know About Hiring an Executive Coach

4/24/2019
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So, you want to unlock your potential as a leader or develop the capabilities of the leaders in your organization. How do you know if you need a consultant or a coach? How do you go about finding a professional who’s the right fit? And what can you expect from the process of working with an executive coach? Today on the podcast, we discuss the value in working with a certified coach and the transformative nature of the certification process, explaining why a coach can only take you as...

Duration:00:53:11

Modern Community with Lola Wright

4/10/2019
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The way we gather is changing. The number of traditional faith communities continues to decline as we move into a post-religious society. The question becomes, where will we go for support when we really need it? How do we create a new kind of community that transcends religious dogma and cultivates consciousness, curiosity and connection? And is it possible to build that kind of community in the workplace? Today, we’re joined by Lola Wright, the CEO and Spiritual Director of Chicago’s...

Duration:00:51:08

90-Day Commitments Part 1

3/27/2019
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The prevailing myth is that it only takes 21 days to change a habit. But the truth is that we need much more time to create sustainable change, to rewire our brains and make a new routine automatic. And that’s why we’re challenging YOU to join us in taking on 90-day commitments, going all-in on setting goals that support your overarching intentions for 2019. Today on the podcast, we discuss how to create meaningful change through 90-day commitments. We share some of our previous...

Duration:00:35:49

Resilience with Suzanne Coonan

3/13/2019
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In an increasingly complex and uncertain world, organizations are hiring for resilience. And I doubt there’s anyone out there wishing they were less equipped to deal with adversity or less resilient in the face of change. So, how do we bounce back when life deals us challenging circumstances? Is there a way to build resilience without going through some kind of serious trauma? And what daily habits do busy professionals practice to develop the qualities of resilience? Today, we’re joined...

Duration:00:52:06

The Entrepreneur Experience

2/27/2019
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What is it REALLY like to live the life of an entrepreneur? What are the pros and cons of becoming your own boss? Are there secrets around the experience that no one is talking about? Today, we are pulling back the curtain on the entrepreneur experience. We share the very different circumstances that inspired us to take the leap, discussing the personal trauma and corporate downsizing that inspired our respective decisions. We also offer insight on adjusting to entrepreneurial life, from...

Duration:01:16:10

Unlocking High Performance with Jason Lauritsen

2/13/2019
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Work is a relationship. The attributes that drive engagement in the workplace happen to be the same qualities people look for in personal relationships: Feeling valued and cared for. A sense of trust and appreciation. So, what if we treated team members the same way we treat friends and family? What if we designed best practices to build rather than break down those relationships? What if we made decisions from a place of love? Today, we’re joined by Jason Lauritsen, an expert in the realm...

Duration:00:48:43

Guided Meditation

1/30/2019
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Who do you resolve to be this year? As you make decisions around how you want to show up in the world, it is useful to tap into both your heart AND your mind. In this special episode, co-host Tegan Trovato leads listeners in a guided meditation to envision your next chapter. For Tegan’s birthday recently, she hosted a group meditation online where people from all over meditated together – it was amazing! Be sure to find a quiet, comfortable place, grab a pen and paper, and honor yourself...

Duration:01:08:03

Do Less and Be More in 2019

1/16/2019
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As we set intentions for the new year, it is tempting to define a rigid list of to-dos. To push ourselves to achieve certain targets and pack our calendars with the massive action necessary to reach our specific goals. But what if we left space for the unexpected? What if the next BIG thing in our lives goes beyond anything we can imagine? What if we could do less, yet be more? Today, we are taking the time to reflect on 2018 and plan for the new year, sharing the individual and collective...

Duration:01:12:49

The Brilliance Margin

8/29/2018
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Have you created a Brilliance Margin in your life? The Brilliance Margin is a self-perceived measure of difference between your brilliance and capabilities to that of someone else. Where a Brilliance Margin exists, so does some kind of paralysis or inaction on our part because we are waiting for someone to give us permission to step into our own power and take action. The goal is to narrow the margin and be the master of our own fates! Today we will explore the characteristics of the...

Duration:00:39:49

Women Entrepreneurs and Technologists with Nicole Yeary

7/25/2018
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Women Entrepreneurs and Technologists with Nicole Yeary In this episode we are talking about women entrepreneurs and technologists. Our guest, Nicole Yeary has some amazing stories about how getting laser focused yields real results and how saying yes more often could be a game changer. She shares her High-5 model for success with us. Nicole has led Ms.Tech, a Chicago-based company focused on seeing more women start and scale technology, and tech enabled companies, as the founding...

Duration:00:40:24