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Jealousy...Let's Talk About It. How My Encounter Led Me to a Key Revelation | Episode #14

In today's episode, I talk about jealousy. That word alone makes me cringe, but I recently experienced a case of jealousy that had me in a funk for almost a week. To be clear, this episode is about me feeling jealous of someone else's success. I'll talk about what happened and how I was finally able to move past it.


Accountability Time! February Progress Towards My 2018 Goals | Episode #13

In today's episode, I’ll walk you through my progress on some of the 2018 goals that I committed to at the beginning of the year as part of my New Years Resolution. I’ll share some of the things I’m doing well along with some of the things that I’m struggling to stay focused on.


Three Common Traps To Avoid When You Want To Go From Idea To Action | Episode #12

In today's episode, I'm going to discuss three common traps to avoid after you have an idea for a new product/service/customer-oriented passion project that you just can't get out of your head. I'll also share some do's and don'ts that I've learned over the past few years to help me overcome the initial doubts that keep many people from taking that first step.


My Husband Shares His Perspective On My Path To Finding and Following My Passions | Episode #11

I'm very excited for today's episode because I have a special guest: my husband! I always get questions from readers and listeners who want to know what my husband's perspective is on me leaving my full-time job to pursue my entrepreneurial ideas while also caring for our daughter. I didn't want to speak for him so I thought it would be a great idea if he could share his perspective on my journey with you.


How I'm Turning My New Year's Goals Into Reality By Taking Action and Ownership | Episode #10

In today's episode, I'm going to break down three of my goals for 2018 and share some of the steps I'm taking to turn those goals into reality. I'll also talk candidly about the inner struggles I faced trying to come up with new and fresh potential ideas.


Overcoming My Addiction to Praise and Constant Need for Validation | Episode #9

In today's episode, I'm talking about my journey to overcoming an addiction to praise and seeking validation to how I'm learning how to become more confident by trusting myself. And while some people seriously hate New Year's resolutions, I personally love them and I'll share my reasons why.


Failure, Absurd Habits, and Other Questions I Stole From Tim Ferriss | Episode #8

In today's episode, I will share some stories and facts about me while answering questions that I borrowed from Tim Ferriss' latest book, "Tribe of Mentors". You will learn six things that you probably don't know about me, including what motivates me, a purchase of $100 or less that has most positively impacted my life in recent memory, and the unusual habit and absurd thing that I love.


How My Flexible Job Gives Me Freedom to Find My Purpose | Episode #7

In today's episode, I discuss how having a flexible job has given me the freedom to search for my purpose while also allowing me to thrive professionally in a whole new way. I also share how you can learn where I go to find professional, flexible, mom-friendly jobs.


Be Honest. Are You Interested or Are You Committed? | Episode #6

Today, I want to talk to you about the difference between being interested versus being committed. I’m going to share three things that I have committed to doing on a daily basis and the quote that has forced me to stop creating excuses and start doing the work I need to achieve my goals.


Law of Attraction? The Experience That Made Me Believe... | Episode #5

Today episode is all about my love-hate relationship with the law of attraction, the steps I'm taking to create the future I want, and the one technique that has single-handedly changed the way I start and end my days. I'm also going to share one recent example of how being intentional transformed an ordinary client interview into a once in a lifetime opportunity.


How I Learned To Stomp Out My Inner Critic | Episode #4

Today's episode is all about addressing that ever-present inner critic. You know, the one that tells you that you haven't really accomplished anything with your life or perhaps the one that tells says you're not a good mom? Learn the simple, embarrassing, and yet very effective tools I'm using to overcome my inner critic and insecurities.


When Did I Stop Dreaming and How Can I Dream Big? | Episode #3

In today's episode, I want to talk to you about dreaming big and actually believing in those dreams. I'll share my struggles to dream big and the actions I'm taking to overcome my limiting beliefs. I am also going to (nervously) share three of what I'm calling my "Dare to Dream Big" goals.


What Is My Greatest Strength? The Heck If I Know...| Episode #2

In today's episode, I share my experience trying to answer the loaded question, "what is your biggest strength?" Stick around to learn how I overcame the shame of not even knowing how to answer this question as an educated working professional and the practical approach I took to help find the answer.


How I Finally Stopped Complaining and Blaming | Episode #1

In today's episode, I will share the one formula that has dramatically shifted the way I think when I want to complain about something, how I carve out that ever elusive "me" time that all busy mom need, and the four things I've changed in my daily routine that allow me to meditate every single morning, even with my daughter's ever-changing sleep routine.


Preview: Finding Purpose Through Action While Balancing Motherhood + Career

I'm Victoria Hefty - MBA graduate, mother to a precocious toddler, author, and independent consultant. I have a lot of passions but I am in search of something MORE. Using my own experience as a test case, I want to translate my desire for a more meaningful, purposeful, and successful life into action. While also acknowledging the very real challenges that motherhood and a demanding career can bring.