27 episodes

The Adopting Joy podcast was created to help you overcome adversity, follow your fate, and find joy, so you can create your best life. Join Colleen Seward Ryan as she shares inspirational insights and actionable tips, tools, and techniques on topics like dealing with difficult people, how to get and stay motivated, transforming your past into your purpose, inspiring dog stories, and more.
An international speaker and author, Colleen has entertained thousands with her energetic and inspirational keynotes in 48 states and six countries. She loves helping others overcome adversity, deal with difficult people and elevate their confidence. Colleen has made it her mission to inspire others to transform their struggles into successes

Adopting Joy Colleen Seward Ryan

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The Adopting Joy podcast was created to help you overcome adversity, follow your fate, and find joy, so you can create your best life. Join Colleen Seward Ryan as she shares inspirational insights and actionable tips, tools, and techniques on topics like dealing with difficult people, how to get and stay motivated, transforming your past into your purpose, inspiring dog stories, and more.
An international speaker and author, Colleen has entertained thousands with her energetic and inspirational keynotes in 48 states and six countries. She loves helping others overcome adversity, deal with difficult people and elevate their confidence. Colleen has made it her mission to inspire others to transform their struggles into successes

    27. Tips for Stress Management, Energy, and Encouragement

    27. Tips for Stress Management, Energy, and Encouragement

    If you have a need to change the situation you are in, boost up encouraging thoughts and your energy, Colleen provides easy tips, memorable quotes and techniques to get you through high-stress times. Some of these tips will take you from good to great, and help you experience positive changes in your life! And don’t forget to jot down your biggest key takeaways, and how you'll apply them.

    • 34 min
    26. Public Speaking Tips in a Virtual Environment

    26. Public Speaking Tips in a Virtual Environment

    Giving a presentation without having to prepare sounds like a dream come true, but in reality, there are so many things that can go wrong in a virtual environment. Thorough preparation is the key and today we are covering its steps and sharing speaking skills that are important in a virtual environment. Starting from the technology that has a mind of its own to the closing of your meeting, each step counts. In a virtual meeting we need more energy for keeping people engaged, so getting all things prepared will ensure a comfortable environment for attendees. Only then, they will feel comfortable sharing and participating. Don’t forget to jot down your biggest key takeaways, and how you'll apply them.

    • 46 min
    25. 15 Strategies for Overcoming Burnout

    25. 15 Strategies for Overcoming Burnout

    Sometimes it's easy to dismiss our thoughts, feelings, and a general sense of fatigue, hoping that it's all temporary and will go away. Sometimes we hope the way to make it all go away is to ignore the unease or assume it's all in our head. But inevitably, the side effects of energy depletion, lack of enthusiasm, and activities that used to be interesting, can lead to exhaustion. Today, Colleen talks about how to recognize burnout and provides tips on building a life that includes scheduling breaks and getting your life back. Don’t forget to jot down your biggest key takeaways, and how you'll apply them.

    • 27 min
    24. The Top Leadership Traits for Your Professional and Personal Life, Part 2

    24. The Top Leadership Traits for Your Professional and Personal Life, Part 2

    We are continuing our talk about the top leadership traits necessary for success whether you are a person in a leadership role, such as a director, manager, or a team leader without direct authority, or simply someone retired doing volunteer work in a leadership capacity. Today you’ll find a NEW list of other important characteristics successful leaders must master. Find out why ‘Rules without relationship equals rebellion’ and what is the Platinum Rule of leadership. Don’t forget to grab your pen and paper to write down all your key takeaways, and how you'll apply them both professionally and personally.

    • 32 min
    23. The Top Leadership Traits for Your Professional and Personal Life, Part 1

    23. The Top Leadership Traits for Your Professional and Personal Life, Part 1

    Today we are talking about leadership skills at all levels even at the personal level. What are the traits, qualities, and characteristics that people want to see in their leaders? Excellent leadership skills can apply to anyone, anywhere and those can be applied not just to leaders, but how you are as a colleague, a parent, a friend, a significant other, and much more. With our behavior, we are setting an example for people around us, for our children or siblings because someone is always watching us. Grab a pen and paper because you will find these tips extremely useful.

    • 31 min
    22. What is a Successful Mindset?

    22. What is a Successful Mindset?

    Everyone has different views on what success is but in order to be successful you have to have a success mindset. People with a success mindset make things happen in spite of obstacles.
    Today we talk about how to adopt a successful mindset, how to build it and how is it connected with our will to learn, with our self-reflection, courage, connections with people, and inner happiness.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

Tammy in Wyo ,

Absolutely on point!

The Adopting Joy podcast came to me when I needed it most! After having some
hard weeks and facing some challenges that would have me walking through fear - this podcast was uplifting - and had the words I needed to hear - patience - perfect timing. All the things. Keep bringing us your insight - the world needs more of what you have!

GRANT IT ,

Inviting delivery! Inspiring :-)

Wonderfully insightful! Lots of great points and tips! Remember your ABC’s , it starts with, A FOR ACTION! Greet stuff! I really love the concept of increase yourself by 1% daily and bamm, you got 365% after 12 months! Thank you!

austrino ,

Practical advice

This podcast is full of practical advice that you can put into action and create a better life for yourself and others around you. A must listen ✊👊

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