98: Megan Koval – Introspection + Wonder

Megan Koval, AWOL Strategy, AWOL Strategies

In this episode, Tim has a great conversation with Megan Koval, a pathfinder, explorer, and creator, who believes in going AWOL to really live and discover life. Megan is vibrant and full of joy and it shines through with each moment of the show. Tim and Megan dig into the coupling of introspection and wonder and the resulting effect of being fulfilled. Enjoy!

OUR CONVERSATION:

  • The value leaving and venturing out and ‘Pathfinding’
  • What prompted her to launch out with her AWOL strategy and how she got there
  • Getting real with her own pursuits
  • Not the pursuit of happiness but the pursuit of fulfillment
  • Purpose, being and existence
  • Going AWOL – living your greatest potential + serving others
  • Megan’s definition of wonder
  • Permission to play
  • Buying a plane ticket for an introspective quest with her name on it
  • The power of story
  • Defining confidence
  • The value that comes from pathfinding conversations + conversations
  • Her own uphill challenges
  • Three things she’s optimistic about over the next 12 months

CONNECT WITH MEGAN:

Website: megankoval.com

LinkedIn: in/megankoval

Instagram: @megankoval

Facebook: @meganelsakoval

ABOUT MEGAN:

Megan Koval is a Brand Pathfinder based in New York City helping people and businesses clarify their pursuits so they can profit from their potential. After working with Fortune 500 brands like Nike and NBCUniversal for over seven years as a brand and communications strategist, she uses her arsenal of knowledge, techniques and time-honored tools to help people and businesses clarify and brand the path of their dreams. Her fascination with expeditions (around the world to within) coupled with her love for genuine storytelling was the catalyst for AWOL Strategy.

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97: Vision Requires Looking

Tim Pecoraro, Vision

In this episode, Tim shares 5 questions related to developing the vision for your life!

The 5 Questions:

  1. Look Within You: What Do You Feel?
  2. Look Behind You: What Have You Learned?
  3. Look Around You: What is Happening in the Lives of Others Around You?
  4. Look Above You: What Does God or the Universe Expect of You?
  5. Look Ahead: What is the Big Picture?

REFERENCES:

Start With Why + Find Your Why by Simon Sinek

Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

INTRO AND OUTRO MUSIC (Used by permission):
Continuation Vibe – Written, arranged and performed by Luke Pecoraro (© 2018 LSP Music)
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96: Patricia Young – Awakening to Life

Patricia Young, Awakening to Life

In this episode, Tim has a conversation with the coach, author, and host of the podcast  Awakening to Life, Patricia Young. Patricia is full of insight, nurturing energy, with a very strategic mind! Listen in and enjoy!

OUR CONVERSATION: 

  • Her life and transitions and what she discovered
  • Anxiety and panic attacks even when things were great!
  • Learning to listen to what life is telling you
  • Asking bigger questions
  • Stop living small
  • Two powerful questions she answered for herself early on
  • Having a willingness to explore and discover
  • Her mess is her message
  • Taking baby steps and getting clarity to work through anxiety
  • How putting limits on your dreams will produce symptoms
  • Being open to see what the journey will reveal to you
  • The power of sacred space every day to connect with yourself
  • Collecting evidence and sacred space
  • Unapologetic self-love is the key to developing confidence
  • How we learn to un-love ourselves when we are growing up
  • Stories + self-image
  • Beyond “Never Enough”
  • Kicking the habits that were holding her back
  • The importance of remaining open to life
  • Being curious and kind
  • About her book, Awakening to Life
  • Three things Patricia is optimistic about over the next 12 months

BOOK:

Awakening to Life: Your Sacred Guide to Consciously Creating a Life of Purpose, Magic, and Miracles by Patricia Young

CONNECT WITH PATRICIA:

Website: InnerProsperityAcademy.com

LinkedIn: in/patriciayoungfl

Instagram: @innerprosperityacademy

Facebook: innerprosperityacademy

Twitter: @InnerProsperity

ABOUT PATRICIA:

Patricia Young is a Certified Professional Coach and Certified Holistic Coach, host of the Awakening to Life podcast, founder of Inner Prosperity Academy, and author of the #1 Amazon Bestselling Book “Awakening to Life: Your Sacred Guide to Consciously Creating a Life of Purpose, Magic, and Miracles.”.

With her keen insights, nurturing energy, and proven strategies Patricia has worked with hundreds of people in her coaching practice and online programs, supporting sensitive and growth-oriented women to lead more meaningful lives. She helps her clients connect with their inner courage and confidence, and identify their highest life vision, so they can make braver decisions and take action to bring their vision into reality—personally and professionally.

Patricia has been featured in Aspire Magazine, on OM Times Radio, and on websites such as FinerMinds by Mindvalley, Lifehack, Personal Growth, Sivana Spirit and The Wellness Universe. She has shared the virtual stage with Dr. Alex Loyd, Dana Wilde, Meadow & Denise Linn, Carol Look, Kari Samuels and Dee Wallace on multiple Tele-summits.

INTRO AND OUTRO MUSIC (Used by permission):
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95: Todd Tresidder – The Leverage Equation

Todd Tresidder, Financial Mentor, The Leverage Equation

In this episode, Tim has another conversation with Todd Tressider a brilliant financial mind who is relatable and practical. Tresidder shares what he has learned and unlearned, as well as finding satisfaction in life!

OUR CONVERSATION:

  • Focus + Personal Growth + Financial Freedom
  • Learning daily and overcoming obstacles
  • The connection between the spiritual and financial
  • Emotional baggage and financial issues
  • Defining fulfillment
  • The requirements of fulfillment
  • What does retirement really mean?
  • Developing a broader point-of-view
  • Getting a bigger understanding
  • Know the levels of understanding
  • What Todd’s unlearned
  • Avoiding distractions and staying on course
  • Successful people know how to recognize the difference between opportunity and distraction
  • Getting live feedback to develop his latest book
  • Principles + practices to better connect with others
  •  Having a level of intensity in the mind and self-acceptance
  • Todd’s new book and his expectations
  • Todds legacy

TODD’S QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. in Economics from University of California at Davis
  • Member of Economics Honors Society and Deans List
  • A serial entrepreneur since childhood building many businesses and retiring at age 35 from his position as a Hedge Fund Investment Manager responsible for a 20+ million dollar portfolio.
  • Todd’s portfolio management for the Hedge Fund produced 100% winning years except one which was less than a 5% loss.
  • Raised net worth from less than zero at age 23 to self-made millionaire 12 years later by “walking the talk” using the same personal finance and investment strategies taught on this web site.
  • An early pioneer and expert in statistical and mathematical risk management systems for investing.
  • Financially independent from age 35 through investing – not marketing – unlike many other financial gurus who made their money through marketing courses and books.
  • Still an active investor who earns consistent investment returns in both up and down markets.

CONNECT WITH TODD + RESOURCES:

Website: financialmentor.com

INTRO AND OUTRO MUSIC (Used by permission):
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94: Runa Magnús – The Change Makers + No More Boxes

Runa Magnus, The Change Makers Podcast

In this episode, Tim has a wonderful conversation with Runa Magnus, the creator, and CEO of THE CHANGE MAKERS and co-creator of #nomoreboxes. Listen in and enjoy!

OUR CONVERSATION:

  • The transition from politics to entrepreneurship
  • Joining the family business + getting the ‘business bug’
  • Growing confidence through what she learned
  • Buying + selling the family business
  • Asking the question, “what do I want to do with my life?”
  • Coming to the cross-point of your life when you realize you are not passionate about what you are doing
  •  Looking at the long-term vision and dreaming in order to make a transition
  • Learning to work with and look at the things that are threats to your vision or X-factor
  • About the Change Makers group and #nomoreboxes, she created
  • Changemakers do things that are sustainable, inclusive and magnetic
  • Understanding the many boxes we place ourselves into, many changes and raising our own awareness
  • Organizational health and leadership
  • The #nomoreboxes Breakfast Clubs
  • Opening up space for magic to exist in
  • Runa’s positive habits
  • Drivers that impact our beliefs
  • Runa’s uphill challenge and what she experienced

REFERENCES:

AwakeningsRobert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.

The Breakfast Club – Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald

ABOUT RUNA:

Rúna Magnúsdóttir (a.k.a. Rúna Magnús) is the founder and CEO of The Change Makers. An internationally-acclaimed and multi-awarded personal branding expert and best-selling author of Branding Your X Factor. Runa is also the founder of Connected Women, co-founder of BRANDit – the EU awarded Personal Branding Boutique and the co-founder of The Network for Transformational Leaders.

Rúna is a sought-after speaker who uses used her shaken but not stirred sense of humour with a good dash of passion to speak, inspire and coach professionals who want to make their mark in the global marketplace and be the change they want to see in their world. She has shared the stage with brands such as; Brené Brown, Seth Godin, Daniel Pink, Mari Smith and Chelsea Clinton.   Rúna loves to engage her audience to look outside their Boxes and brand their uniqueness.

 
In her upcoming book; The Story Of Boxes, The Good, The Bad & The Ugly – The Secret to Human Liberation, Peace and Happiness is the new inspirational book by Rúna and Nicholas Haines. In this easy to digest, insightful book and at times funny book the authors explore and illustrate the positive and destructive consequences of classifying the world into certain camps or Boxes – whether it’s people, ideas, or even objects like underpants.
 
You can signup to be notified when the book is out http://NoMoreBoxesMovement.com (hence you might get a complimentary copy)

CONNECT WITH RUNA:

Website: runamagnus.com

nomoreboxesmovement.com

INTRO AND OUTRO MUSIC (Used by permission):
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Uphill Conversations is an Uphill Strategies, LLC production © 2016 – 2018 Uphill Conversations

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