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Do you struggle with work life balance? Are you excited to get out of bed and work on something you truly love, that feeds your creativity and passions and that allows you to make an impact? Or do you feel success in one area of your life requires sacrifice in another? Well, work doesn’t have to be this way.

What if you didn’t have to sell your soul, compromise your values or forgo professional success to achieve work life balance?

Join former BBC journalist, best-selling author and digital nomad Blaire Palmer and her guests as they share inspirational, honest and real conversations. A Brilliant Gamble is a great resource for those seeking real-life advice and insight based on the actual experiences of people just like you who are re-thinking how to balance work, life and self.

Learn practical strategies that will help you design a blended life - integrating work, family and self - to create a work life you love. You’ll hear inspiring interviews with entrepreneurs, creatives, leaders and others embracing new ways of working to design a life they love.

A must-listen for fans of Jess Lively, Michael Hyatt, Brene Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert, Seth Godin and Tim Ferriss.

A Brilliant Gamble Blaire Palmer

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Do you struggle with work life balance? Are you excited to get out of bed and work on something you truly love, that feeds your creativity and passions and that allows you to make an impact? Or do you feel success in one area of your life requires sacrifice in another? Well, work doesn’t have to be this way.

What if you didn’t have to sell your soul, compromise your values or forgo professional success to achieve work life balance?

Join former BBC journalist, best-selling author and digital nomad Blaire Palmer and her guests as they share inspirational, honest and real conversations. A Brilliant Gamble is a great resource for those seeking real-life advice and insight based on the actual experiences of people just like you who are re-thinking how to balance work, life and self.

Learn practical strategies that will help you design a blended life - integrating work, family and self - to create a work life you love. You’ll hear inspiring interviews with entrepreneurs, creatives, leaders and others embracing new ways of working to design a life they love.

A must-listen for fans of Jess Lively, Michael Hyatt, Brene Brown, Elizabeth Gilbert, Seth Godin and Tim Ferriss.

    Going inside to go outside, with Silvina Marchisio

    Going inside to go outside, with Silvina Marchisio

    Silvina Marchisio talks about her year long journey with depression and anxiety.

    She shares her personal experience of dealing with burnout in a foreign country and how visual thinking and visual metaphors help her share her own thoughts along her journey back to the world.

    • 39 min
    Imposter Syndrome, with Leah Steele

    Imposter Syndrome, with Leah Steele

    Leah Steele, is the expert in Imposter Syndrome. A sufferer herself through her years as a lawyer, she eventually developed techniques to deal with her demons and is now helping others to do the same.

    In our interview we talk about the signals she missed that she was suffering overwhelm and burnout, and how now she is helping others get out of this cycle.

    • 48 min
    Declaring a personal climate emergency, with Zoe Cohen

    Declaring a personal climate emergency, with Zoe Cohen

    Today’s guest is Zoe Cohen, a former NHS Trust board member who became a very successful executive coach. Zoe has now pivoted her life to focus as much as she can on activism and peaceful civil disobedience to push for the much needed system change to tackle the existential threat we face from climate and ecological breakdown.

    • 59 min
    Taking a year off, with Phil Quinnan

    Taking a year off, with Phil Quinnan

    On today’s show I speak to Phil Quinnan, who stepped off the hamster wheel, not to start a business, but to take some time to reflect and reconnect with himself and his family in the Italian countryside.

    • 46 min
    How to be a Virtual Assistant, with Catherine Gladwyn

    How to be a Virtual Assistant, with Catherine Gladwyn

    It was a life threatening illness that first got Catherine thinking about how she could earn money outside of the 9-5. Today she earns 4 times what she was earning in her corporate role and has a lifestyle that works much better with her health and personal priorities.

    In this interview we talk about how she started her business and how she’s grown it through her focus on constant marketing.

    • 49 min
    How should you spend your working day?

    How should you spend your working day?

    How should you spend your day when you work for yourself?

    In today’s show I talk about two concepts to help you organise your time around what’s really important.

    • 29 min

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