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Join Hala Taha as she interviews some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

Young and Profiting with Hala Taha Hala Taha

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    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Join Hala Taha as she interviews some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

    #AskHalaAnything: How To Level Up Your Life with Hala Taha and Jason Ames

    #AskHalaAnything: How To Level Up Your Life with Hala Taha and Jason Ames

    Join Hala and YAP Media’s production manager, Jason Ames, as they answer questions from Hala’s text community. On this episode of #AskHalaAnything, Hala and Jayson discuss Hala’s fitness routine, some of Hala’s major turning points, her plans for the future, how to give meaningful feedback, and appreciating the journey to success, and so much more! 

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    • 52 min
    #182: Overcome Your Haters with Heather Monahan

    #182: Overcome Your Haters with Heather Monahan

    How do you deal with toxic environments? Whether they’re at work, at home, or in your head, toxic environments can have huge effects on your confidence, energy, health, and beyond. But how do you overcome the negative people and challenges you’re facing to live the life you dream of? Best-selling author, confidence creator, and entrepreneur, Heather Monahan’s 3-Step BAK process will help you overcome your villains and profit in life. In this episode, Hala and Heather chat about what it means to live lanelessly, the feedback sandwich technique, how to create confidence and beat negative self-talk, and manifestation and visualization.  

    Topics Include:
    - Hala and Heather’s relationship
    - Stories that get in people’s way
    - Living lanelessly
    - Heather’s career journey
    - Writing Overcome Your Villain 
    - Heather’s 3-Step BAK process
    - The feedback sandwich technique 
    - Negative self talk 
    - Manifesting and visualization 
    - 30-day grid 
    - The power of music surrounding your goal
    - Pitching Yourself 
    - The importance of knowledge and skills
    - Heather’s actionable advice 
    - Heather’s secret to profiting 
    - And other topics…

    Heather Monahan is a 2X best-selling author, Top 50 Keynote Speaker in the World 2022, entrepreneur, founder of Boss In Heels, and host of the podcast, Creating Confidence. She’s recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of Healthlynked Corp. 
    Before becoming a top author and speaker, Heather successfully climbed the corporate ladder for nearly 20 years, she is one of the few women to break the glass ceiling and claim her spot in the C-suite. 
    In 2017, Heather was named one of the Most Influential Women in Radio, in 2018, Thrive Global named her a Limit Breaking Female Founder, and in 2021 Girls Club named her the Thought Leader of the Year. Forbes named Heather’s first book, Confidence Creator, one of the 5 must-have books for women in business in 2021. Heather’s latest book, Overcome Your Villains was released in November 2021. 

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    Resources Mentioned:

    Heather’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Heather-Monahan/e/B07BNX96Z1/ 
    Heather’s TedxTalk: https://www.ted.com/talks/heather_monahan_me_too_s_mis_step_or_me_too_s_mistake
    Heather’s Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/creating-confidence-with-heather-monahan/id1462192400 
    Heather’s Website: https://heathermonahan.com/
    Heather’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theheathermonahan/
    Heather’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/_heathermonahan/
    Heather’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heathermonahan/
    Heather’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heathermonahanofficial 

    Connect with Young and Profiting:

    Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/    
    Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/    
    Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala 
    Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha  
    Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ 
    Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    #YAPReplay: Hala AKA The Podcast Princess Drops Wisdom at The Grow Your Podcast Summit

    #YAPReplay: Hala AKA The Podcast Princess Drops Wisdom at The Grow Your Podcast Summit

    Do you want to grow your podcast and dominate your social network? Listen to the top podcast host of Young and Profiting Podcast, CEO of YAP Media, and major LinkedIn Influencer, Hala Taha’s guest appearance in the yearly Capsho + Grow Your Podcast Summit. The Grow Your Podcast Summit is a three-day event hosted by Deirdre Tshien, Founder of Capsho. At the 2022 Grow Your Podcast Summit, Deirdre interviewed 33 industry experts on ways to grow, monetize and scale podcasts. In this episode, Hala shares her career journey from radio to corporate to entrepreneurism. She chats about how she grew the Young and Profiting podcast, and she gives actionable advice about how to promote your podcast using social networks, advertising, and more. 

    Topics Include:
    - Hala’s career journey and podcast growth  
    - Dealing with rejection
    - How Hala grew her podcast 
    - Content on different platforms
    - Advertising on podcast players 
    - Hala’s LinkedIn strategy 
    - Hala’s content strategy 
    - And other topics…

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    Resources Mentioned:

    YAP Media: https://yapmedia.io/ 
    Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/    
    Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/    
    Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala 
    Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha  
    Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ 
    Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046
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    • 42 min
    #181: The Science of Change with Katy Milkman

    #181: The Science of Change with Katy Milkman

    Do you want to create lasting behavioral change but can’t seem to make it stick? Katy Milkman, Wharton School Professor, bestselling author, and podcast host has dedicated her life to studying behavior change, and in this episode, she gives a science-backed blueprint of how to create lasting change and achieve your goals. In this episode, Hala and Katy chat about barriers to change and why humans are so impulsive. Katy shares science-backed strategies to help you create lasting change like temptation bundling, gamification, and the fresh start effect. Katy also dives deep into what she’s learned about encouraging others to adopt a behavior through nudging, and the powerful effect giving advice can have. 

    Topics Include:
    - What first got Katy interested in human behavior
    - Relationship between engineering and human behavior 
    - What makes it so hard for us to change? 
    - Why are humans impulsive? 
    - Temptation bundling and gamification 
    - Commitment Devices 
    - The Fresh Start Effect
    - Rigidity versus variability for habits
    - Counteracting the “What the Hell Effect”
    - Perspective on the power of negative thinking 
    - Why acting like a mentor can help you succeed
    - How can we become advice-givers? 
    - COVID-19 Vaccine Adoption Research
    - Nudging 
    - Katy’s actionable advice 
    - Katy’s secret to profiting
    - And other topics…

    Katy Milkman is a James G. Dinan Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the host of Charles Schwab’s popular behavioral economics podcast Choiceology. She is also the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, a research center with the mission of advancing the science of lasting behavior change whose work is being chronicled by Freakonomics Radio. She is also the author of the best-selling book, How to Change. 
    She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University (summa c*m laude) in Operations Research and Financial Engineering and her Ph.D. from Harvard University's joint program in Computer Science and Business.

    Sponsored By:

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    Resources Mentioned:

    Katy’s Book: https://www.katymilkman.com/book 
    Katy’s Website: https://www.katymilkman.com/
    Katy’s Newsletter: https://www.katymilkman.com/newsletter-milkman-delivers 
    Katy’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katy-milkman/
    Katy’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/katy_milkman
    Katy’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katymilkman/
    Katy’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katymilkmanphd/
    Katy’s Podcast, Choiceology:
    https://www.katymilkman.com/podcast

    Connect with Young and Profiting:

    Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/    
    Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/    
    Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala 
    Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha  
    Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ 
    Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    #YAPSnacks: Habit Formation 101

    #YAPSnacks: Habit Formation 101

    What if the world’s habit experts told you how to form new habits, better? Or how we can replace the bad habits we’ve fallen into a routine rut with?
    On today’s YAP Snacks, we’ll hear snippets of actionable takeaways from previous interviews with habit experts like Charles Duhigg, Jeff Haden, Mark Batterson, and more!
    So if you’re wanting to revamp your daily habit routine, or take accountability for changing bad habits, tune into this episode to hear from the absolute EXPERTS on building and breaking habits!

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    Social Media:

    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
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    • 31 min
    #YAPClassic: Willpower Sucks, Just Change Your Environment with Benjamin Hardy

    #YAPClassic: Willpower Sucks, Just Change Your Environment with Benjamin Hardy

    Do you have trouble breaking old habits, creating new ones, or accomplishing your goals? If so, you might be relying on your willpower to make changes, and according to Benjamin Hardy, organizational psychologist and author, willpower doesn’t work! In order to create true, lasting change, you need to utilize your environment to support your goals. 
    In this #YAPClassic, Hala and Benjamin chat about key topics from his book Willpower Doesn’t Work, discuss the alternatives to willpower and how to commit to something, share how you can alter your surroundings to help you make changes, dive into the importance of morning rituals, and talk about how to get into a peak state. 

    Topics Include:

     - What motivated him to write Willpower Doesn't Work 
    - Traditional beliefs behind willpower 
    - Why does willpower suck? 
    - Alternatives to willpower and how to commit to something 
    - Social pressure and making it public 
    - Importance of investing in your goals 
    - How to alter environment to help accomplish your goals 
    - How to optimize primary and secondary connections
    - Fostering high stress and high recovery environments 
    - Playing roles in different situations 
    - Importance of morning rituals and how to get into peak state
    - Ben’s recommendation for millennials 
    - And other topics… 

    Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist, author, and the world’s leading expert on the application of the Future Self science. His books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies, and his blogs have been read by hundreds of millions.
    He’s published six books, Willpower Doesn't Work, Personality Isn't Permanent, Who Not How, The Gap and the Gain, Be Your Future Self Now, and 10X is Easier than 2X. 

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    Resources Mentioned:

    YAP Episode #7: Willpower Sucks, Just Change Your Environment: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/7-willpower-sucks-just-change-your-environment-with-benjamin-hardy/ 
    YAP Episode #154: Social Entrepreneurship with Mark Batterson: https://youngandprofiting.com/154-social-entrepreneurship-with-mark-batterson/ 
    Benjamin’s Website: https://benjaminhardy.com/ 
    Benjamin’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjaminhardy88/ 
    Benjamin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/benjamin_hardy_phd/ 
    Benjamin’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC07WXGmXVbNrv3VMOp5DvDw 
    Benjamin’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/benjaminhardy88/ 
    Benjamin’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenjaminPHardy 

    Connect with Young and Profiting:

    Hala’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/    
    Hala’s Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/    
    Hala’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala 
    Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha  
    Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/ 
    Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Nadirc ,

I’m a fan!

Had a chance to check out the Patrick Bet David episode. Its my first time listening to YAP and I like that there is no fluff, it is well produced and Hala is a great host with a pleasant voice. I'm also a big fan of PBD. I've subscribed and looking forward to listening to the next one

- Nadir Chaudhry

Biz_01601 ,

Big fan of YAP

Hala is an amazing hosts and secures great guests and has mastered the art of interviewing. I can always count on this show to educate and inspire.

Stefan20212021 ,

Much love for this podcast!

Excellent topics covered every time. The positivity is contagious and it’s all relevant in the business world - to help you succeed !
The speakers are well chosen and provide a wealth of insight. Happy Listening!

Stefan Enache

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