9 episodes

Like a book club for non-fiction nerds, this podcast explores well-researched books, written by really smart people, to discover the ah ha moments within. No author interviews. No fluff. Stephanie Wasylyk (to-the-point business coach) and Ryan Pippy (whimsical artist) dig into entrepreneurship, psychology, self-improvement, and generally just interesting stuff that will inspire you to look at your business, your life, and the world differently. In each episode Stephanie and Ryan pull out practical strategies and action steps you can try, plus they share lots of examples so you can see how to get started making changes for yourself.

Ah ha‪!‬ Stephanie Wasylyk (business coach) and Ryan Pippy (artist)

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Like a book club for non-fiction nerds, this podcast explores well-researched books, written by really smart people, to discover the ah ha moments within. No author interviews. No fluff. Stephanie Wasylyk (to-the-point business coach) and Ryan Pippy (whimsical artist) dig into entrepreneurship, psychology, self-improvement, and generally just interesting stuff that will inspire you to look at your business, your life, and the world differently. In each episode Stephanie and Ryan pull out practical strategies and action steps you can try, plus they share lots of examples so you can see how to get started making changes for yourself.

    Finances: Fun Money – Episode 9

    Finances: Fun Money – Episode 9

    I’m sure you can relate…the conversations that start with “you spent WHAT on that thing?!” What if there was a way for you to reduce heated money arguments (and the judgement and guilt that goes along with them) all without actually having a real budget?
    This week, we’re doing a mini-episode, talking about our personal ah ha of fun money; a system of ours, years in the making.
    We’ll talk about:
    Why this simple thing keeps us so happy
    How the system works (it’s really easy)
    How to start doing it right away (did I mention, it’s super simple?)

    • 20 min
    Connection: The Craft of Conversation (Ah has from the book "Empathy" by Roman Krznaric) – Episode 8

    Connection: The Craft of Conversation (Ah has from the book "Empathy" by Roman Krznaric) – Episode 8

    Empathy is all the rage these days, isn’t it? It’s a word that gets tossed around everywhere…we know we should “have” it, but what does that really mean? Improving your empathy doesn’t mean you have to go on a mission trip overseas (though, you certainly could). Listen in as we explore how the craft of conversation could have huge implications for improving your empathy, personal fulfillment, and even your happiness.
    In this episode we’re talking about the book Empathy by Roman Krznaric. We’ll focus on one particular chapter all about the craft of conversation.
    We’ll talk about:
    The difference between big talk and small talk Questions to ask to get your conversations off to a better start How we’ve had some of these conversations backfire on us

    • 27 min
    Expert Performance: How to Get Better at Almost Anything (Ah has from the book "Peak" by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool) – Episode 7

    Expert Performance: How to Get Better at Almost Anything (Ah has from the book "Peak" by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool) – Episode 7

    Have you ever thought to yourself “wow, I wish I was gifted at that as she is”? Well actually, you are. We all are, in fact. It turns out that very few skills are genetically predisposed, and that everyone has the same potential if you know how to get there. Instead of feeling discouraged, listen in as we talk about the right way to practice any skill if you want to become a top performer.
    This episode, we’re talking about the book Peak by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool
    We’ll talk about:
    The exact steps you need to take to get better and just about anything Why the famous 10,000 hour rule is actually completely wrong How we plan to use these strategies to make big leaps in our careers Download Stephanie’s personal notes for this book and many others at http://www.theahhashow.com/7 

    • 48 min
    Happiness: Everyday Strategies for a Happier Life (The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin)

    Happiness: Everyday Strategies for a Happier Life (The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin)

    006 - The western world is on a quest for more happiness. As our lives get busier and the pressure rises, it’s romantic to think of quitting your job, leaving your responsibilities behind, and living on a tropical island. But is that really what it takes to be happy? In this episode we explore the root of what it means to be happy, and how even small changes can lead to a big boost in happiness.
    This week, we’re talking about the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.
    We’ll cover:
    The Arrival Fallacy - Why it’s false to think you’ll be happier in the future The three different types of fun, and why you need all of them in your life How choosing to be happy is the best way to be happy The top 5 tips we tried from this book that made the biggest difference to our everyday life Download Stephanie’s personal notes for this book and many others at www.theahhashow.com/6 

    • 58 min
    Persuasion: Secrets of the Con Artist (The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova)

    Persuasion: Secrets of the Con Artist (The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova)

    005 - Manipulation is all around us, but nothing is as smooth and graceful as a well-executed con. Studying the tools and process of a con artist has a ripple effect, though, by making us more aware of the world around us, and more empowered to do what’s in our own best interest. Listen in as we discuss how your own confidence is your only protection, and your greatest weakness.
    In this episode we explore how the mind of a con artist works, and we talk about our ah has from the book The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova.
    We’ll talk about:
    Why it’s actually the smartest people who are most susceptible to being conned The unexpected ways to avoid getting conned The fine line that separates marketers from con artist Download Stephanie’s personal notes for this book and many others at www.theahhashow.com/5

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Goals and Desires: How to Set Compelling Goals You’ll Love Achieving (The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte)

    Goals and Desires: How to Set Compelling Goals You’ll Love Achieving (The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte)

    004 - Combined we have set literally hundreds of goals. You probably have, too. And for what? So year after year we can stay “on track”…whatever that means. Whose track? Do you even want to go where that track is taking you? This episode is all about getting what you truly, deeply desire.
    In this episode we test out a completely different type of goal setting and talk about our ah has from the book The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte.
    We’ll talk about:
    How to set goals that you’re way more likely to achieve The impact your core desires have on decision making How we’re rethinking our big summer trip after reading this book Get links to even more amazing Desire Mapping resources at www.theahhashow.com/4

    • 39 min

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