13 episodes

After battling 2 stress-induced illnesses in 2 years, Leo Yockey, the transgender son of a Tanzanian immigrant, made the leap from Software Engineer to Standup Comedian. Now that he is finally recovering from existential anxiety, he's helping other Millennials do the same! Leo hosts a new guest each week to explore how their unique life path led them to define success and personal fulfillment. Whether they're an entrepreneur, artist or corporate employee, the answer is always the same: to know what you want out of life, you must know who you are. Stay evolving!

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After battling 2 stress-induced illnesses in 2 years, Leo Yockey, the transgender son of a Tanzanian immigrant, made the leap from Software Engineer to Standup Comedian. Now that he is finally recovering from existential anxiety, he's helping other Millennials do the same! Leo hosts a new guest each week to explore how their unique life path led them to define success and personal fulfillment. Whether they're an entrepreneur, artist or corporate employee, the answer is always the same: to know what you want out of life, you must know who you are. Stay evolving!

    Meghan Q Barrett - Do Major Life Changes Create Anxiety?

    Meghan Q Barrett - Do Major Life Changes Create Anxiety?

    Meghan went from experiencing postpartum anxiety to creating a safe space for mothers of young kids to find community and support. Meghan and Leo discuss the anxiety that comes with major life changes (even the positive ones!) and the importance of creating time for yourself, especially once your schedule gets busy.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leoyockey;
    tiktok.com/@leoyockey;
    twitter.com/leovolving

    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com

    Follow Meghan!
    instagram.com/meghanqbarrett;
    allyoumama.com

    Listen to Mama's Daily Dose podcast!
    Apple;
    Spotify;
    Other/Web

    By: Leo Yockey

    • 54 min
    Tyler Christiansen - Laziness Vs. The Wrong Career Path

    Tyler Christiansen - Laziness Vs. The Wrong Career Path

    Leo has a conversation with his comedy classmate Tyler. They discuss the difference between being lazy and being in the wrong career, Tyler's journey to become a voiceover actor, and the advantages of understanding your identity at a young age.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leoyockey;
    tiktok.com/@leoyockey;
    twitter.com/leovolving
    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com
    Follow Tyler!
    instagram.com/christiansentyler;
    twitter.com/TylerSChrist;
    tylerschrist.com;
    christiansenvo.com
    By: Leo Yockey

    • 51 min
    Shannon Hay - Self-Discovery and Storyboarding

    Shannon Hay - Self-Discovery and Storyboarding

    How did Leo's high school friend Shannon Hay become a Storyboard Revisionist for Muppet Babies? Lots of self-discovery and exploration! Shannon shares their journey of learning how they communicate as an artist and how their personal identity has helped them practice empathy with their characters. Leo and Shannon also chat about the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in the LGBTQIA community in a conservative town.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leoyockey;
    tiktok.com/@leoyockey;
    twitter.com/leovolving
    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com
    Follow Shannon!
    shannonsketches.com;
    twitter.com/SketchBoards
    By: Leo Yockey

    • 47 min
    Mwamba Nyanda - Visibility for Transgender Tanzanians

    Mwamba Nyanda - Visibility for Transgender Tanzanians

    CEO of Tanzania Trans Initiative (TTI) Mwamba Nyanda joins Leo for a very special episode! After sharing his coming out story, Mwamba discusses the goals of TTI and the importance of transgender visibility, the power of community, and why NOW is the ideal time to advocate for transgender Tanzanians. The interview ends with Mwamba inviting all of us to visit Tanzania and to partner with TTI from anywhere in the world.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leoyockey;
    tiktok.com/@leoyockey;
    twitter.com/leovolving
    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com

    Support TTI!
    gofundme.com/f/transgender-community-empowerment-center-tanzania;
    instagram.com/tanzaniatransinitiative;
    facebook.com/Tanzania-TRANS-Initiative-490087311110449;
    transtanzania.org
    Follow Mwamba!
    instagram.com/mr_mwamba_
    By: Leo Yockey

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Addie Woolridge - From Peer-Pressured to Published

    Addie Woolridge - From Peer-Pressured to Published

    Author Addie Woolridge went from being peer-pressured into writing her first 10 pages of fiction to publishing a novel. Addie and Leo discuss Addie’s debut novel, The Checklist; the importance of finding the right community; goal-setting; and how not to let your career define you.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leovolving;
    tiktok.com/@leovolving1;
    twitter.com/leovolving
    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com
    Follow Addie!
    instagram.com/addiewoolridge;
    twitter.com/addiewrites;
    addiewoolridge.com

    Purchase The Checklist!
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08KG4HPD6
    By: Leo Yockey

    • 59 min
    Aisha Blake - The Intersection of Art and Technology

    Aisha Blake - The Intersection of Art and Technology

    Aisha Blake works in a little-known niche of the tech industry called Developer Relations. Her story is one of continuously learning new skills and cashing them in so that her career better aligns with her passions. Aisha and Leo discuss her unique career trajectory (and what we can all learn from it), the under-appreciated intersection of art and technology, and how to leverage the tech industry as the modern day gold rush.

    Follow Leo!
    instagram.com/leoyockey;
    tiktok.com/@leoyockey;
    twitter.com/leovolving
    Receive a journal prompt from a book quote every Friday morning!
    leoyockey.com
    Follow Aisha!
    twitter.com/AishaBlake;
    twitch.tv/aishacodes;
    https://aisha.codes
    By: Leo Yockey

    • 49 min

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