219 episodes

The weekly POWER to Live More podcast from Jo Dodds is designed to give you inspiration, ideas, tips, tools and apps to help you to use your POWER (Productivity, Organisation, Wellbeing, Energy and Resilience) to Live More (to do more of the things you want to do).

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The weekly POWER to Live More podcast from Jo Dodds is designed to give you inspiration, ideas, tips, tools and apps to help you to use your POWER (Productivity, Organisation, Wellbeing, Energy and Resilience) to Live More (to do more of the things you want to do).

    Lorraine Hamilton on Show # 219: Becoming the Legendary Leader of Your Technicolour Life

    Lorraine Hamilton on Show # 219: Becoming the Legendary Leader of Your Technicolour Life

    Lorraine Hamilton PCC is a Speaker, Author, Coach, and CEO of the Coach School Academy, where she supports life coaches in making a living from making a difference.







    As an engineer designing mobile phone networks, Lorraine started a coaching business, then leapt into coaching full time.







    Lorraine has over 15 years of experience and is a Certified Professional Coach. She is the creator of the S.W.I.T.C.H Coaching Method to help coaches in their practice as well as the D.A.N.C.E framework to help clients. Her latest book, Dye Your Hair Purple Sooner, helps people transform their lives into technicolour.







    Today, Lorraine shares her journey from an engineering career to starting her coaching business.







    She reveals how her own experiences help her to help others and why she also chose to work with coaches.







    She shares why the way we live today has increased the need for external help and the inspiration for her latest book.







    She also shares why we develop avoidance patterns for uncomfortable situations, what living a life in technicolour means and how you can do it.







    “Getting into a technicolour life, becoming that legendary leader, comes back to putting yourself in those uncomfortable situations and recognising that you don’t need to fix it, that you can just experience it.” Lorraine Hamilton







    This week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * The journey that led Lorraine to start a career in coaching* How Lorraine uses her own experiences to help other people* Why Lorraine chose to move into coaching other coaches* The shift in attitudes over the years about coaching* How the change in the way we live has fostered a need for external help* The inspiration and meaning behind Lorraine’s new book, Dye Your Hair Purple Sooner* What living a technicolour life means and how you can do it* Why we develop patterns of avoiding uncomfortable situations* The systems Lorraine uses to work with her clients to help them achieve their goals* How Lorraine manages her self-development* How Lorraine approaches challenging days* What an ideal day of ‘living more’ looks like for Lorraine







    Resources Mentioned:







    * Zoom* CoachAccountable * AccessAlly* WordPress* ActiveCampaign







    Connect with Lorraine Hamilton:







    * Lorraine Hamilton’s Website* Coach School Academy* Book: Dye Your Hair Purple Sooner* Lorraine Hamilton on LinkedIn* Lorraine Hamilton on Instagram* Lorraine Hamilton on Facebook







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    Louise Goss on Show #218: A Holistic Approach to Working from Home

    Louise Goss on Show #218: A Holistic Approach to Working from Home

    Louise Goss is an Award-winning Journalist and Founder of The Homeworker. Louise had a varied career in media – working in radio, TV, digital and print, as well as newsrooms for over a decade.







    In 2019 she founded The Homeworker, a healthy mind, body, and business resource for people working from home. It’s all about supporting and inspiring people to help them make positive changes to improve their work-from-home lifestyle. The magazine and other resources provide information on a holistic approach to working from home – covering mindset, wellbeing, and the home working environment.







    Today, Louise joins me to share her journey in the media industry and the inspiration behind launching The Homeworker.







    She reveals how she is making the magazine successful in a tough time for print media and how a writing project helped develop her interviewing skills.







    She shares how she manages her busy family life and running her business and how time-blocking helps her get everything done.







    Louise also shares how she maximises her alone time and how she applies her holistic approach for working from home to her self-development.







    “It’s that balance between taking time for yourself and doing things you enjoy that really nurture you, versus sometimes you just have to be really disciplined.” Louise Goss







    This week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * Why Louise chose to set up The Homeworker* How Louise is making the publication a success in the challenging market of print media* An exciting writing project that helped Louise develop her interviewing skills* How Louise manages her time running the business and caring for her family* How time-blocking helps Louise to manage her workload effectively* The ways Louise maximises her alone time and prepares for her day* How Louise applies her holistic work approach to her self-development* Louise’s approach to challenging days* What ‘living more’ looks like for Louise







    Resources Mentioned:







    * Indie Publishing Masters* Yoga with Adrienne on YouTube* Meet You At the Barre* Clubhouse App* Book: Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating by Brian Tracy* Book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less* Blinkist







    Connect with Louise Goss:







    * The Homeworker* The Homeworker on Instagram* The Homeworker on Facebook* The Homeworker on Twitter* Louise Goss on LinkedIn







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    Mike Horne on Show 217: Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically

    Mike Horne on Show 217: Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically

    Mike Horne is an author, podcast host, and people and culture executive coach. He works as the Executive Director of Human Resources at Gilead Sciences, where he guides executives on complex employee issues.







    Mike also works with business leaders as a coach and mentor to spur their creativity and help them utilise their potential in every situation. Through his work, he helps people build open communication and trust for authentic relationships as well as make strides in accomplishing their goals.







    Today, Mike shares the ideas in his book, Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically, and how you can use them to build integrity and live authentically.







    He reveals his journey to becoming a people and culture executive coach and shares what authentic leaders bring to a team.







    He explores why building trust is an essential element of authentic living and how you can live authentically when society makes it challenging.







    Mike also explores whether it’s possible to make changes if you don’t like your authentic self and three observations of Jung that can help build integrity.







    “Behaviour that is patterned and predictable yields some comfort. Authentic leaders will engage with others in ways that increase comfort.” Mike Horne







    This week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * Mike’s new book and how it helps people with authenticity* Mike’s journey into working as a people and culture executive coach* What authentic leaders bring to a team* Why building trust is essential for working and living authentically* How to live authentically when society makes it difficult* The three observations of Jung that can help build integrity* Making changes if you don’t like your authentic self* How Mike works with people and what his workday looks like* How Mike keeps himself healthy and energised for work







    Resources Mentioned:







    * Book: Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em by Bev Kay* Google Calendar* Book: Atomic Habits by James Clear* Book: Solo: How to Work Alone (and Not Lose Your Mind) by Rebecca Seal







    Connect with Mike Horne:







    * Mike Horne’s Website* Book: Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically* Podcast: Authentic Change* Mike Horne on LinkedIn* Mike Horne on Instagram* Mike Horne on Twitter







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    Attention home-based coaches and consultants!







    Are you tired of feeling alone, isolated, and frustrated with running your home-based coaching or consulting business? Are you sick of feeling like your life would be better, and you’d be happier if you felt more organised and productive? Do you feel like there’s simply not enough time in a day to get all the things done that you need to ...

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    Judith Yeabsley on Show #216 : Creating Confident Eaters

    Judith Yeabsley on Show #216 : Creating Confident Eaters

    Judith Yeabsley is a New Zealand-based Nutritional Therapist, AOTA accredited picky eating advisor and founder of The Confident Eater.







    After graduating with a Masters degree from Cambridge and starting a family of her own, Judith decided to pursue her passion for health and wellness.







    She discovered that one of the most common issues she encountered was parents feeling frustrated by their child’s pickiness. Through coaching and workshops offered at The Confident Eater, Judith shares support and strategies for children struggling with food fears. 







    Today, Judith joins me to discuss her work as an accredited picky eating advisor and advocate for confident eating.







    Judith shares the two things a child needs to have a more open relationship with food and why she believes that parents are the key to helping their children with these challenges.







    She details her journey to health and wellness and what inspired her to take a leap of faith in starting her company. We also discuss her personal relationship with food and exercise, including how she prioritises her health while leading a busy life.







    “Eating is about confidence. So eating anything, whether you’re an adult or a child, is about being confident that you can do it.”Judith Yeabsley







    This week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * How Judith organises her coaching and business* Why parents have to be hands-on during the journey to confident eating* How to prioritise and achieve a healthy lifestyle* How Judith started working in nutritional health and why she was inspired to focus on helping children and families* Tips for helping children embrace food* The challenges of having a picky eater and how to resolve them* Why confidence is the key to a healthy relationship with food







    Resources Mentioned:







    * Calendly* MailerLite 







    Connect with Judith Yeabsley:







    * The Confident Eater Website* The Confident Eater on Facebook* Judith Yeabsley on LinkedIn







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    Attention home-based coaches and consultants!







    Are you tired of feeling alone, isolated, and frustrated with running your home-based coaching or consulting business? Are you sick of feeling like your life would be better, and you’d be happier if you felt more organised and productive? Do you feel like there’s simply not enough time in a day to get all the things done that you need to do to build a successful business while making time to live more?







    It’s time to stop the isolation and start getting more organised, productive, and focused on the tasks that will move the needle forward.







    It’s time to join the POWER to Live More CALM membership!







    If you’re ready to:







    * Stop recreating the wheel and focus on the things that truly matter in your life and business* Learn what you need to know to be successful and ‘live more’* Get accountability help from a group of like-minded home-based business owners

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    Marnie Nir on Show #215: The Handel Method: Achieving True Happiness

    Marnie Nir on Show #215: The Handel Method: Achieving True Happiness

    Marnie Nir is an Executive Life Coach and the Chief Creative Officer at Handel Group. Marnie graduated from UCLA with a degree in Russian Literature and spent several years travelling, working in music and, most notably, working for the Moscow circus.







    After settling down in Connecticut with her husband, Marnie found herself in need of purpose and direction. Her sister, Lauren Handel Zander, introduced her to the Handel Method and, from there, the two embarked on a partnership as coaches and leaders.







    Marnie also continues to explore her creative work as a blogger, columnist and co-created the animated show MotherUp!, which ran on Hulu in 2013.







    Today Marnie and I discuss how she got involved in her sister’s company, the Handel Group, and how it has transformed her life.







    She outlines the modules for the Handel Method and offers her insights into why the steps are effective and how to incorporate them into your life.







    Marnie touches on how previous traumas or failures can keep us from achieving our dreams and how you can move past them for a more successful future.







    She also discusses how letting go of negative self-talk can be the key to understanding our true nature and to finding happiness and inspiration in our lives.







    “You don’t have to lead a perfect life. You just have to walk the talk and be able to talk about it when you trip and fall.” Marnie Nir







    This Week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * What the Handel Method is and why it’s effective* How to create lasting change* Why the Handel Method takes a holistic approach to help you find and follow your dreams* An outline of the Handel process of self-exploration to achieve happiness* Why it’s so hard to keep promises to ourselves* Why you should keep a thought log every day * The power in moving past our cerebral minds and discovering who we really are* How to get rid of your negative inner dialogue and be a better friend to yourself* Why letting go of your past is vital to achieving your dreams







    Connect with Marnie Nir:







    * Handel Group Website* Book: Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap. Face Your Fears. Love Your Life by Lauren Zander* W(h)ine Down with Marnie Nir* Handel Group on LinkedIn* Handel Group on Instagram* Handel Group on Facebook* Handel Life Coaching on Twitter* Marnie Nir on LinkedIn* Marnie Handel Nir on Facebook







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    Attention home-based coaches and consultants!







    Are you tired of feeling alone, isolated, and frustrated with running your home-based coaching or consulting business? Are you sick of feeling like your life would be better, and you’d be happier if you felt more organised and productive? Do you feel like there’s simply not enough time in a day to get all the things done that you...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tami Matheny on Show #214: Cultivating Confidence for Greater Success

    Tami Matheny on Show #214: Cultivating Confidence for Greater Success

    Tami Matheny is an author, speaker, and the owner of Refuse2Lose Coaching.







    Refuse2Lose Coaching concentrates on creating positive mindsets and cultivating motivation, leadership, and teamwork. As a trainer, Tami believes that confidence is the key to success and overcoming adversity.







    Tami began her career in the sports world as a high school and college athlete. After graduation, she became a coach at the University of South Carolina. As a coach, she became aware of the mental aspect of sports and how confidence, or lack thereof, could affect the productivity of athletes.







    She became interested in sports psychology and researched to discover more about how confidence can play a vital role in athletics. When she isn’t working, Tami enjoys staying active, running long distances and cycling.







    Today Tami joins me to discuss her journey as an athlete, trainer and mental game coach.







    Tami outlines why she believes that confidence is the most essential tool for athletes and why rollercoaster confidence can be damaging for long-term success.







    She offers insight into the value of adversity and why accepting challenges or disappointing outcomes can lead to greater success.







    Tami also shares the importance of finding your ‘why’ and what she does to stay grounded to her ‘why’ every day.







    “We develop confidence when we’re willing to get out of our comfort zone.” Tami Matheny







    This week on The Power to Live More Podcast:







    * How COVID has affected the sports community* The importance of finding your ‘why’* How Tami organises her time and priorities* Tami’s formula for success* How embracing adversity can lead to greater success* What ‘roller coaster confidence’ is and why it’s so detrimental to athletes* Why Tami has her clients practice self-reflection and embrace the things that are unique about themselves* Why finding the positive in challenges can create greater confidence* The story behind Tami’s catchphrase, “This is good,” and how it applies to everyday life







    Connect with Tami Matheny:







    * Refuse2Lose Website * Refuse2Lose on Instagram* Refuse2Lose on Facebook* Tami Matheny on Twitter* Tami Matheny on LinkedIn







    Join the POWER to Live More CALM Membership







    Attention home-based coaches and consultants!







    Are you tired of feeling alone, isolated, and frustrated with running your home-based coaching or consulting business? Are you sick of feeling like your life would be better, and you’d be happier if you felt more organised and productive? Do you feel like there’s simply not enough time in a day to get all the things done that you need to do to build a successful business while making time to live more?







    It’s time to stop the isolation and start getting more organised, productive, and focused on the tasks that will move the needle forward.







    It’s time to join the POWER to Live More CALM membership!







    If you’re ready to:







    * Stop recreating the wheel and focus on the things that tr...

    • 47 min

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I now feel honoured to also be one of her interviewees - it was a great experience and a fab final product!

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