I forgot how much I **love** fall until this past weekend.
Josh and I spent some unplugged time in the woods. The temperature dropped just enough to light a fire and bust out some chunky sweaters, but not enough to retire my flip-flops for the season.
It was a cozy weekend that touched my heart and sparked my imagination for other autumn activities I’d like to do with people I love. Which brings me to today’s episode of MarieTV.
Whether you’re a business owner or working within a team, you’ve got to sell. Your ideas, products, services and most often, your point of view.
Being able to effectively communicate the value of what you’re offering (or suggesting) is a vital skill in business and life.
It can mean the difference between success and failure in your career, non-profit, fundraiser and even your most precious relationships.
When I first saw this woman, I knew I needed to have her on MarieTV.
Naturally, I stalked her on Twitter and Facebook. When we finally connected, and she said yes to an interview, I pumped my fist in true Jersey style.
Courageous, funny, smart and beautiful are just a few of the many adjectives I’d use to describe Maysoon Zayid.
She’s a writer, actor, and comedian whose TED Talk “I got 99 problems… palsy is just one.” has been viewed over 5 million times and translated into 37 languages. You may also recognize her from Adam Sandler’s movie You Don’t Mess with the Zohan.
I love Maysoon because she’s blunt and bold, vulnerable and visionary and never afraid to tackle an issue head on.
If you’ve ever felt judged or marginalized because of who you are, hurt by what others say (especially online), or believed that something you can’t change about yourself is holding you back…
Today’s episode of MarieTV is a must watch.
Words can’t express how deeply grateful I am. Last Friday, we shared about a powerful documentary we’re taking part in called Dream, Girl that focuses on giving young women a more honest, complex, and diverse look at what it takes to lead and grow a modern business.
Thanks to you, that project was more than fully funded in less than 3 hours. The notes you sent to us made us cry tears of joy. I said it before, but I’ll say it again…
Together, we are changing the world. Your support will positively impact thousands, if not millions, of young women in every corner of the Universe.
Creating and supporting meaningful, inspiring, and educational media is something we’re committed to, and clearly – you are too.
Speaking of things that are meaningful, I’m excited to share a special episode of MarieTV with you today! If you ever feel a craving for deeper meaning and more adventure, this interview may be just what you need.
Listen in as my talented and wise friend Chris Guillebeau and I discuss his new book, The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose To Your Life.
When I first read today’s question, my heart melted.
Knowing a 16 year-old boy was struggling with something nearly all of us face got me super fired up to help. Plus, knowing creative kids are fans of the show got me a little misty eyed too .
So let me ask…
Do you ever have trouble finishing what you start?
Do amazing ideas come to you all the time but — after the initial excitement wanes — you struggle to follow through? If you’re creative and ambitious, the answer is likely yes.
Being multipassionate can be an energizing gift, but it can also crush your confidence if you’re not able to push your projects through to completion.
Do you ever struggle to find time for friends because you’re busy changing the world… or simply trying to keep it all together?
If so, you’re not alone. Friendship guilt is a common issue for ambitious creators.
No matter what stage of the journey you’re at, when you’ve got a fire inside of you to create something new and meaningful, the truth is — building something from the ground up takes time.
And typically more time than most people (including ourselves!) expect.
Add in our other responsibilities (i.e. full-time job, school, sig. other, kids and fur babies) and it’s understandable that quality friend-time somehow gets relegated to the back-burner.
But is that just how it is? Is there a way to give our best to our creative quests, keep the basics of life running and still have quality time with friends too? That’s exactly what we’re diving into this week on MarieTV.