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Courage Permission Slip with Kea Meyers Duggan is a show that helps you build the courage and provide the guidance you need to make your dreams bigger and more important than your fears. Listen in on conversations with bold, driven, unapologetic, and inspiring people who felt—and still feel—fear, but they decided fear wasn't a good enough excuse to not go after they wanted in their lives.

Courage Permission Slip with Kea Meyers Duggan Kea Meyers Duggan

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Courage Permission Slip with Kea Meyers Duggan is a show that helps you build the courage and provide the guidance you need to make your dreams bigger and more important than your fears. Listen in on conversations with bold, driven, unapologetic, and inspiring people who felt—and still feel—fear, but they decided fear wasn't a good enough excuse to not go after they wanted in their lives.

    Is Everything That I’ve Done a Huge Waste? with Kea Meyers Duggan

    Is Everything That I’ve Done a Huge Waste? with Kea Meyers Duggan

    **Warning: This episode includes discussions about suicide and suicidal ideation. Viewer and listener discretion is advised** Welcome to the second season finale of Courage Permission Slip.
    In this deeply personal solo episode, Kea’s talking about:
    The danger of not addressing feelings and thoughts that keep coming up What realizations sent her to a dark place Big life decisions she made that brought up feelings of shame and failure The steps she took to help her get clarity on what she needed to do and to begin coming to terms with those decisions The Courage Permission Slip episodes that gave her her own permission slips …and more!
    Resources:
    If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or is contemplating suicide, please consider the following resources:
    Call 988, the Suicide and Crisis Line. Learn more about it here: https://988lifeline.org/current-events/the-lifeline-and-988/ Black Emotional & Mental Health Collective (BEAM): https://beam.community/get-help-now/ National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/find-help ***
    Other Courage Permission Slip Podcast Episodes Kea Referenced:
    We Can’t Lock Ourselves Down with Toni Purry: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/toni-purry
    I Accept Failures + Setbacks with Dr. Chariya Christmon: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/chariya-christmon
    Whose Life Are You Living with Christa Shelton + Jess Wass: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/after-hours
    All Change is a Mess in the Middle with Jess Wass: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/jess-wass
    There is No Step Too Small with Lizzie Alberga: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/lizzie-alberga
    This Dream is Not Mine Anymore with Heather Yurovsky: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/heather-yurovksy
    I’m A Hot Mess with Julie Ha Truong: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/julie-ha-truong
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    The We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle Podcast Episode Kea Mentioned:
    Cheryl Strayed: Don’t Let Your Dreams Ruin Your Life: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cheryl-strayed-dont-let-your-dreams-ruin-your-life/id1564530722?i=1000574727413
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #fearoffailure #keameyersduggan #mentalhealth #mentalhealthcrisis #courage #listentoyourownvoice #qualityoflife #values #reset #lettinggo #ambitionrecovery #glennondoyle #wecandohardthings #entrepreneur #podcast

    • 52 min
    When Is A Break Coming? with Belma McCaffrey

    When Is A Break Coming? with Belma McCaffrey

    Welcome to this episode of Courage Permission Slip. Today, Kea’s chatting with Belma McCaffrey. Belma is the CEO and Founder of Work Bigger, a career coaching platform for dissatisfied high-achievers who want to find their purpose. Prior to Work Bigger, she spent 10+ years working in media and strategy roles at companies like the Associated Press and Conde Nast. Belma is also a refugee and mom, and her work has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, Thrive, and other media platforms.
    In this conversation, Belma talked about:
    How she dealt with the conflicting emotions of desperately needing a break but feeling stressed about taking the break The danger of not fully committing to the change you seek The trauma of being rejected as a young refugee and how she’s still healing that trauma today Non-violent communication and how it can help you to not think in judgment What actually weighs us down about a task we need to do — but can’t bring ourselves to do it …and more!
    Resources
    Get the Anti-Anxiety Notebook Kea mentioned in this episode: https://shop.therapynotebooks.com/products/the-anti-anxiety-therapy-notebook-retail
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    Connect with + learn more about Belma here:
    Visit the Work Bigger website: https://workbigger.co/
    Take the free “What’s Your Superpower?” class: https://purpose.workbigger.co/couragepermissionslip
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #fearofrejection #keameyersduggan #overcomingfear #buildingcourage #listentoyourownvoice #highachiever #purpose #fulfillment #buildingconfidence #entrepreneur #leadership #growthmindset #podcast

    • 56 min
    [Listener Spotlight] I Wouldn’t Have Been Brave Enough to Do That with Matthew Griffith

    [Listener Spotlight] I Wouldn’t Have Been Brave Enough to Do That with Matthew Griffith

    Welcome back to the Courage Permission Slip podcast. Today, we’re sharing another Listener Spotlight. In this episode, Kea speaks with Matthew Griffith. Matthew is a regular listener who is an LA-based filmmaker and storyteller with over 15 years of experience as a director and cameraman on national campaigns, films, and documentaries. He is also the creator and director of the series “My First Dish,” a husband, and the father of four amazing boys.
    In this conversation, Matthew talked about:
    What helped him realize your career is not the defining aspect of your life The second voice nagging him in his head and what it wasn’t allowing him to do What Courage Permission Slip episode led him to take action that quieted the second voice telling him he wasn’t enough Three things you need when pursuing goals …and more!
    Listen to Matthew’s Favorite Episode
    I’m A Hot Mess with Julie Ha Truong: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/julie-ha-truong
    Connect with + learn more about Matthew here:
    Check out Matthew’s Work on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/matthewgriffith
    Follow Matthew on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mgriffithcine/
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #selfdoubt #keameyersduggan #selfcriticism #negativeselftalk #bravery #gratitude #youaremorethanyourjob #yourareenough #filmmaker #cinemetographer #screenwriter #podcast

    • 39 min
    [Listener Spotlight] I Was the Reluctant Leader with Alissa Leeper

    [Listener Spotlight] I Was the Reluctant Leader with Alissa Leeper

    Welcome back to the Courage Permission Slip podcast. Today, we’re debuting Listener Spotlights. In the Listener Spotlights, Kea’s talking with listeners who have reached out directly or shared a review about how Courage Permission Slip has helped them. In this premiere episode, Kea is chatting with Alissa Leeper. Alissa is a loyal listener who was willing to talk about her experience and how, after a 16-year career working at one of the top sports footwear brands in the world, she took a leap of courage to step away, shift her career, and focus back to her purpose.
    In this conversation, Alissa talked about:
    Not having a plan after her company’s restructuring efforts What Courage Permission Slip episode helped validate her new definition of success Steps leaders can take to build psychological safety How her favorite Courage Permission Slip episodes get clear on next steps …and much more!
    Listen to Alissa’s Favorite Episodes
    Fear Comes Every Day with Robin L. Owens: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/robin-l-owens
    We Will All Have Many Many Failures with Robin Tompkins: https://keameyersduggan.com/podcast/robin-tompkins
     
    Connect with + learn more about Alissa here:
    Connect with Alissa on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alissaleeper/
    Visit Alissa’s website: https://www.alissaleeper.com/
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #innerpeace #keameyersduggan #careerpivot #purpose #authenticself #authenticity #trustyourself #selfworth #selfconfidence #rebranding #courageousleader #reluctantleader #womenleaders #womensleadership #fearofspeakingup #speakup #podcast

    • 29 min
    Can I Handle It If It Goes Wrong with Natasha Slayton

    Can I Handle It If It Goes Wrong with Natasha Slayton

    Welcome back to the Courage Permission Slip podcast. On this episode, Kea’s talking to Natasha Slayton. Natasha is a singer and performer as well as a certified Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor (AWE) and energy worker, with a focus on diet, lifestyle and Ayurvedic nutrition. She is passionate about reminding people of the totality and truth of who they really are, helping them connect back to that state of being to become the best version of themselves.
    In this conversation, Natasha talked about:
    How checking in with herself helps her deal with fears more productively Triggering comments on social media and how they impact her What happens when we get too comfortable with ourselves Her pushback on the “feel the fear and do it anyway” trope …and much more!
    Connect with + learn more about Natasha here:
    Connect with Natasha on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natashaslayton/
    Learn about Sacred Heart of Healing: https://www.instagram.com/sacredheartofhealing/
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #emotionalhealth #keameyersduggan #selfcare #fearofrejection #fearbasedthoughts #feelthefearanddoitanyway #limitingbeliefs #buildingcourage #natashaslayton #grl #entertainmentindustry #ayurveda #holistichealing #podcast

    • 56 min
    Failure Brings A Lot of Great Learnings with Ana Mollinedo Mims

    Failure Brings A Lot of Great Learnings with Ana Mollinedo Mims

    On this episode of Courage Permission Slip, Kea’s chatting with Ana Mollinedo Mims. Originally born in Havana, Cuba, Ana is a global C-Suite Executive and Board Director known for scaling and growing businesses, driving profit, and steering companies during key inflection points. Her expertise includes a variety of business models ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups and privately-held family-owned organizations in the US, LATAM, Asia, and EMEA.
    In this conversation, Ana talked about:
    How being an immigrant helps her provide unique and valuable contributions What she learned by starting a company while working abroad How having a child with learning differences helps her be a better leader Why you can’t learn without having failures …and much more!
    Connect with + learn more about Ana here:
    Check out Ana’s website: https://anamims.com/
    Connect with Ana on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anamollinedomims/
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    Abortion Resources
    https://www.podvoices.help/ – Guidance for how to help as a listener or a podcast host
    https://choice.crd.co/ – Links to resources for healthcare options, volunteering, protesting, donating, and more
    https://donations4abortion.com/ – Connect to a network of abortion funds
    https://www.iwrising.org/abortion-fund – Indigenous Women Rising is the only indigenous-centered abortion fund in the United States
    https://abortion.cafe/ – A comprehensive collection more abortion resources
    https://www.ineedana.com/advanced-search/support – A list of resources including national organizations and organizations that help with everything from funding to emotional support
    https://dontbanequality.com/ – A frequently-updated list of corporations who have come out against restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care
    https://unrestrictmn.org/resources/ – Region-specific information about abortion resources in Minnesota and other midwestern states and cities
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    Connect with Kea!
    Website: https://keameyersduggan.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keameyersduggan/
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmduggan/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/keameyersduggan
    #couragepermissionslip #fearoffailure #keameyersduggan #femaleleaders #femaleceos #workingmoms #leadersofcolor #csuiteexecutives #courageousleadership #knowyourwhy #impostorfeelings #buildingcourage #podcast

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Tracy Yates - Mindway ,

A breath of authenticity

Kea shares raw truth about being an entrepreneur with fearless courage. A fantastic listen for any business owner! Tracy Yates, Transformational Architect and Founder, Mindway

FashionMusicLover ,

Kea is Incredible

Absolutely LOVE Kea!!! She is so genuine in all of her conversations and hones in on some of the most helpful topics. I get so much from listeni g to each and every episode. Wish I could give more than 5 stars!!

rosko727 ,

So many nuggets of wisdom!

Each episode of Courage Permission Slip is full of wise insights, interesting stories, and some good laughs.

Kea has a genuine connection with her guests and prompts them with thoughtful questions that dig deep into issues such as fear, imposter syndrome, and failure.

A must listen!

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