Posts by Tim Pecoraro

107: Liz Fosslien – No Hard Feelings

Liz Fosslien, Elisabeth Fosslien, LizandMollie

In this episode, Tim has a conversation with Liz Fosslien, author and illustrator of No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work. Liz shares her journey of self-discovery, fulfillment and finding her ‘Forever’work. Fosslien brings a fresh perspective to those of us who want to embrace and feel our feelings.

THE CONVERSATION:

  • Meet Liz
  • Dealing with the dream job not working out and how Liz moved beyond the disappointment
  • Going through a period of being upset and down
  • The value of reflection for discovery
  • Being an introvert
  • Her journey to discover her ‘FOREVER’ work + fulfillment
  • The power of little things and living in the present
  • Experiencing moments of delight in everything you do
  • The false dichotomy of emotion being on one side and reason on the other
  • Permission to feel emotions
  • The importance of building in the small habits that lead you to the goal that you want
  • The importance of increasing the chances to wake up great
  • The story of Liz and Mollie and how they started working together
  • The combo of illustration and neuroscience as a great first step
  • Emotions in the workplace
  • Using cookies as a means to have safe conversations
  • About the book,  No Hard Feelings
  • The gross feeling of envy
  • Instead of envy ask to learn and be taught
  • Really good on-boarding and ‘The Enterview’ (Enter + Interview)
  • How small actions send big signals
  • Feel your feelings + Be kind to yourself
  • Three things Liz is optimistic about over the next twelve months

RESOURCES:

No Hard Feelings by Liz Fosslien

Newsletter: Liz + Mollie

Blog: Liz + Mollie

CONNECT WITH LIZ:

Website: www.fosslien.com

Instagram: @lizandmollie

LinkedIn: in/liz-fosslien

Facebook: @lizfosslien

Twitter: @fosslien

ABOUT LIZ:

Liz Fosslien is the author and illustrator of No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work. Her work has been featured by The Economist, The Financial Times, NPR, and CNN.

Liz spent the past three years designing and facilitating workshops that empowered executives at LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, BlackRock, and Nike to build cultures of belonging. Previously, she led product and community projects at Genius and ran statistical analyses at the aptly named Analysis Group. She starts each day by eating yogurt and reading abstracts from recently published academic papers.

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Uphill Conversations is an Uphill Strategies, LLC production © 2016 – 2018 Uphill Conversations

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106: Mary Shores – The Communication Code

Mary Shores, Conscious Communications, Fearless Ambition

In this episode, Tim has another great conversation with Mary Shores, recognized as a leader of innovative thought. Mary shares a powerful yet practical method and approach she calls “The Communication Code”. If you desire better interactions and connections, personally and professionally, you don’t want to miss this conversation.

THE CONVERSATION:

  • Breaking down and understanding the simple approach of  “Cleanse or Clog”
  • Applying the “Cleanse or Clog” method + the impact
  • Defining empowerment
  • Living your journey v. Living the dream life
  • Looking at things through the proper lens of perception
  • Make decisions from the proper lens of perception
  • Learning The Communication Code: 3 Rules + 3 Step Process
    • The 3 Rules
      • Rule 1 –  Understand how we trigger one another
      • Rule 2 – Replace negative words with ones that will actually work to create deep connections
      • Rule 3 – Start always by saying what you can do, not what you can’t do
    • The 3 Step Process
      • Step 1 – Validate the other person (non-negotiable)
      • Step 2 – Plant a seed of happiness for a positive outcome (the easy step)
      • Step 3 – Use an action statement
  • What people have learned and discovered using “The Communication Code”
  • Wrapping it all up

RESOURCES:

Conscious Communications by Mary Shores

CONNECT WITH MARY:

Website: www.maryshores.com

Instagram: @mary_shores

LinkedIn: in/shoresmary

Facebook: @shoresmary

Twitter: @mary_shores

Pinterest: shores_mary

Youtube: Mary Shores

ABOUT MARY:

Mary Shores is the author of Conscious Communications: A Step-by-Step Guide to Harnessing the Power of Your Words to Change Your Mind, Your Choices, and Your Life. Recognized as a leader of innovative thought, she has spent over a decade teaching businesses and individuals how to identify their goals, create new ways of thinking, and take action to create meaningful results. Mary travels across the nation giving lectures and teaching courses and has been featured on local and national radio and television shows, podcasts, and blogs.

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105: Ajit Nawalkha

Ajit Nawalkha, Mindvalley, Evercoach, The Book of Coaching

In this episode, Tim has a great conversation with Ajit Nawalkha, an extraordinary entrepreneur and thought leader. Ajit is a global educator & consultant, he is the co-founder of Mindvalley Teach, Evercoach and Global GRIT Institute, author of The Book of Coaching and Live Big. Enjoy!

THE CONVERSATION:

  • His journey to discovering not just what success looks like but how it feels
  • The importance of understanding the consequences of taking on someone else’s picture of success
  • Know your ‘WHY’ + ‘WHAT’
  • Asking and answering the hard questions
  • Life shifts he made that gave clarity and direction
  • Learning to look a life as a dance. Enjoy the music!
  • Learning to add value to the lives of others
  • What Ajit is hyperfocused on today
  • Living a life of choice + creating abundance
  • Starting new conversations + learning + being curious
  • Turning fear into a challenge and changing the dialogue around it
  • Knowing the ‘Why?’ and the ‘What?’
  • Why it’s hard for people to find solutions
  • The Social Comparison Theory
  • Three things Ajit is optimistic about over the next twelve month
  • Words of encouragement to grow + improve

CONNECT WITH Ajit:

Website: www.ajitnawalkha.com/

Website: www.LiveBigTheBook.com

Instagram: @ajitnawalkha

LinkedIn: in/ajitnawalkha

Facebook: @ajitnawalkhaofficial

Twitter: @ajitn

ABOUT AJIT:

Ajit Nawalkha is an entrepreneur, business coach, founder of Evercoach author of The Book of Coaching and a co-founder of Mindvalley – one of the biggest publishers in personal development space.

Ajit is a serial entrepreneur, global educator & consultant, he is the co-founder of Mindvalley Teach, Evercoach and Global GRIT Institute, author of The Book of Coaching and Live Big. Born in Jaipur, Rajasthan living in a home with 23 other people, has always pursued the dream of Living Big. Over the past decade, he has helped build training and coaching companies to inspire the coming generation, transform entrepreneurs to live on purpose, while enjoying their lives while increasing profits. He enjoys exploring the world, learning different cuisines, writing, and spending time with his wife Neeta. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Uphill Conversations is an Uphill Strategies, LLC production © 2016 – 2018 Uphill Conversations

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104: Kyle Marsh – The Next Steps

Kyle Marsh, The Next Steps

In this episode, Tim interviews Kyle Marsh, an entrepreneur, leader, and dear friend. Kyle is in the process of launching, The Next Steps, a one of a kind program focusing on mentorship and people who have struggled with addictions and need to do more than the traditional ways to manage and cope.

THE CONVERSATION:

  • In his words, growing up as a military ‘Brat’
  • Creating waves and doing things his way
  • Ending up on the wrong path as a result of not receiving feedback or advice
  • The negative response and how he acted out when he experienced resistance
  • How being defiant led him to fifteens years of addiction
  • Learning to cope with drugs addition
  • Living a life of homelessness and shame
  • Experiencing tough love from family because of his destructive behavior and life choices
  • Changing for the wrong reasons + learning to change for the right reasons
  • Aha moment: digging a grave for drug money
  • Discovering a life program that deals with the heart and not just going to a treatment center
  • The difference between using willpower to stop and making the choice to embrace the power to change
  • Discovering the root problems and entering into true introspection
  • The crucible of the life refining process
  • Dealing with the harm and damage his life choices had on his family and those closest to him
  • The crucial adjustments made to turn his life around
  • Addictions are side effects – stinking thinking and the heart
  • The value of learning to see things from the other side
  • His vision for what he is launching, Next Steps
  •  Helping men in a weak state to rise up
  • Obstacles and barriers that men are dealing with
  • Identifying where you are bound so you can rise up
  • Making relationships the main ingredient for growth and life change
  • Building accountability and brotherhood in community
  • Kyles current challenges to launch Next Steps
  • Being a believer in one individual at a time

CONNECT WITH KYLE:

Website: www.nextstepstoday.com

Email: kyle.marsh@nextstepstoday.com 

Phone: +1 864-414-4795

ABOUT KYLE:

My name is Kyle Marsh, and I was born in Mississippi. I am an Air Force brat, so I would like to say I am filtered due to the places I have lived. I am 41, with an amazing wife Becky, and a princess for a daughter Jade. I am currently enjoying a new journey in my life, one of giving back and trusting God’s plan. I can honestly say that this season will be my best.

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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103: Tracy Litt – The Litt Factor

Tracy Litt, The Litt Factor

In this episode, Tim interviews Tracy Litt-Lester, the founder, and creator of The Litt Factor. Tracy brings a wealth of information as a Certified Mindset Coach, Rapid Transformational Therapist (Hypnotherapy) & awe-inspiring speaker. This conversation goes deep and will provide you with tools and practical application for your personal + professional growth. Dig in!

THE CONVERSATION:

  • Put things back together after the loss of her mother and a failed marriage
  • Learning to not be a victim of life and circumstance
  • You are not your mind
  • Being yourself
  • Feel your feelings
  • Using your power of CHOICE
  • Real self-acceptance
  • Acceptance and not arguing with reality
  • Falling in love with fear
  • How to approach FEAR
  • Fearlessness is a myth
  • Fear is an indication you are getting it done
  • Loving yourself is your SUPERPOWER
  • Everything you want is available to you
  • Loving yourself so you can love others
  • Not giving your power away
  • Living consciously and choosing your future
  • If you don’t pull things out by the root, you will never be able to outperform it
  • How Tracy took all she learned to launch her life’s work, The Litt Factor
  • Taking ownership and understanding MANIFESTATION
  • What it means to be introspective
  • Creating space for quiet and stillness
  • Not putting labels on ourselves

CONNECT WITH TRACY:

Website: www.thelittfactor.com

Resource Website: www.worthyhuman.com

Instagram: @thelittfactor

LinkedIn: in/tracylittlester

Facebook: thelittfactor

ABOUT TRACY:

Tracy Litt is a Certified Mindset Coach, Rapid Transformational Therapist (Hypnotherapy) & awe-inspiring speaker. Tracy’s dead-on insights coupled with her direct, loving, and light delivery has helped countless people transform their lives from the inside out.

She is the founder of The Litt Factor, a personal growth and coaching company. She reaches people through private coaching, group programs, immersive workshops, courses and speaking.

Tracy believes that through claiming your personal power, mastering your human technology, nurturing your soul and cultivating an unconditional, radically loving relationship with yourself…you can consistently feel, be, do and create anything you desire in life and business.

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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