My Motto is "LIFE", "Live In Fearless Evolution!" Living fearlessly while transforming your personal & professional life is a tough yet amazing adventure. My own journey lead me to creating this podcast to help others find the courage to live a fearless future. It offers tips to overcome what might be holding you back, a holistic approach that includes topics such as, the pursuit to purpose, tools for personal growth and wellbeing. Business topics such as leadership, entrepreneurship advice and journeys to success. Looking for transformational leaders and holistic healers to be a guest on the show. I love sharing others' stories, "How did they get here?", "What have they overcome?" Listen and find out.... NEW EPISODES DROP EACH WEEK! If you enjoy the show PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW and help others get inspired to bound fearlessly into their future. Catherine is a Transformational Life & Business Coach with a successful 20 year career in business development and marketing. She works with clients around the globe and focuses on empowering individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses to lead with purpose to prosper. Catherine is published in online blogs and magazines. She hosts workshops in person and online and is available for speaking engagements on topics she specializes in. Visit her at www.catherinemccourt.com Disclaimer The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the guests on this podcase do not necessarily reflect the opinions and beliefs s of the host or Fearless Future Inc. This podcast and host are not liable for any action taken upon suggestions or advice offered during this podcast. The listeners should always seek out their own professional advice from experts in their respective fields. For example, medical, financial, spiritual and other.
From Executive to Executive Coach: Interview w/ Terry McDougall
The journey and the insights to making the transition….
My guest this week is Terry Boyle McDougall, Executive & Career Coach and CEO of Terry B. McDougall Coaching. She helps high-achieving professionals remove obstacles that keep them stuck so they can enjoy more success and satisfaction in their lives and careers. Before becoming a coach, Terry was a long-time corporate marketing executive where she led teams, developed strategies and advised senior leaders to drive business results. She is the author of Winning the Game of Work: Career Happiness and Success on Your Own Terms. She is also the host of the Marketing Mambo podcast.
We dive into why and how she made the transition and where it's led her in the last 5 years. Leaving a high paying executive role is no easy task. There is so much to consider when making the leap to an unknown venture and taking a step back in income and ego. Terry shares her story along with great insights and tips on how to navigate dissatisfaction in your executive role, awaken purpose and so much more.
The Introvert Entrepreneur: Interview w/Tara Reid
Tara Reid has been a multi-passionate entrepreneur for over 16 years and has built multiple 6-figure businesses. She loves helping fellow introverted entrepreneurs learn marketing strategies and methods that are authentic, less stressful, and don't result in burnout. She is also the founder of Entrepreneur Templates, a Canva Templates membership for creative business owners, and the host of the Introvertpreneur podcast.
We talk about her journey into creating multiple online businesses. How to listen to your calling and don't feel you have to do things any other way than what suits you to reach success.
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Chase Your Dreams Not The Title - How to create purpose in your role
Chasing a title for status or proof of accomplishment is a facade.
Chasing what you can do and represent while occupying a title means so much more.
Titles are so subjective to industry, level of business, KPI’s (Key performance initiatives) and the list goes on. You are not defined by your title you are defined by what you do and how you ‘be’ within it. As William Arruda Senior Contributor for Forbes.com states, “Focus on your talents not your title”
The Great Resignation has occurred over the last year with employees leaving their jobs for a variety of reasons such as the below top five concerns according to PEWResearchCenter. org in March 2022
- Low pay
- No opportunity for advancement
- Felt disrespected at work
- Childcare issues
- Lack of good benefits
But there is another component to why people are dissatisfied in their job, and this goes beyond the perks and what’s listed above. The pandemic allowed us to take a pause and reflect on what really matters to us and its lead to realising for some, that what they are doing just isn’t satisfying enough.
This has to do with what they are doing in the company and within their role. It has to do with a lack of meaning or alignment in values and with how they work naturally. Their purpose, their flow and what uniquely drives them to succeed.
Here are some proven ways to help in deciding if the next level or new role is right for you:
- Understand your values. How do they align in the new role or company?
- What drives you? What are the key tasks that flow naturally for you and energize you as opposed to drags you down?
- What is your personal mission, your calling, your purpose? How does this new role empower you to express this?
- What is the ability for you to create what works best for you in this role while delivering what’s expected?
- Assess what the development opportunity is within this role to help you get to where - you want to go within this position
So before you jump at the chance to take a job for the title or just the title, consider the true reason: WHY” you are taking it and how it will affect your happiness, wellbeing and success in the long run.
You don’t become a legend in your industry because of the title you held. You become a legend because of what you’ve done, the things you have left as a legacy for others to carry on, be inspired by and continue to create.
Listen to the full episode to learn more...
Entrepreneurship and Arya Health: Interview w/ Dr. Richard Sztramko
This week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Richard Sztramko, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine professional to speak about his journey into entrepreneurship .as co- founder of Arya Health. Arya EHR (Electronic Health Record) and Handover, a cutting-edge health tech company rapidly expanding throughout Canada in hospitals and outpatient clinics. He has served as the Chief Medical Officer of a publicly traded remote chronic disease management company called TSX: V (RHT), and currently consults for US-based Kerna Health.
Dr. Richard Sztramko currently practices Geriatric and Internal Medicine at St. Peter’s and Juravinski Hospitals in Hamilton, Ontario. As well, he is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University.
We covered what led him to creating Arya Health with his co-founders Dr. Sam Gharbi , and Dr. Richard Vandegriend. How burnout played a part in this journey and how Arya Health is helping other medical professionals save more time and energy in their practice and operations.
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Dr. Richard Sztramko - Bio
Dr. Richard Sztramko practices Geriatric and Internal Medicine at St. Peter’s and Juravinski Hospitals in Hamilton, Ontario. He is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University. He is the co- founder of Arya EHR (Electronic Health Record) and Handover, a cutting-edge health tech company rapidly expanding throughout Canada in hospitals and outpatient clinics. He has served as the Chief Medical Officer of a publicly traded remote chronic disease management company called TSX: V (RHT), and currently consults for US-based Kerna Health. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Toronto and completed Internal Medicine and Geriatrics residencies at the UBC. He completed a Behavioural Neurology fellowship at University of California San Francisco and actively works with patients with neurodegenerative diseases. He co-founded an award winning online education platform called www.igericare.ca to help caregivers of patients with dementia improve caregiver self-efficacy, which has been funded by Centres for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), the Alzheimer’s Society, and Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. His passion is making solutions that are simple, intuitive, and cost-effective for health care providers, patients, and their families.
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Creating Change in Leadership: Interview w/Pamela Sharkey, Holistic Leadership Mentor
This week my guest is Pamela Sharkey, Holistic Leadership Mentor. Pamela has 20 years of leadership experience working with organizations like Walmart and most recently Starbucks. She has worked through some major transformation through the years such as career change, divorce, and self discovery all which has lead her to creating her own unique path as a holistic leadership mentor. She is now on the entrepreneurial journey and leading women within organizations to lead and succeed in their own authentic way.
Listen in on her journey to leadership and how her self discovery reshaped her into the fierce leader she is today. Taking the leap into her own business venture with the mission of helping other women get comfortable leading with who they are.
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Dare to Lead
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Creating Sustainable Opportunities with My 5 C's To Success
In any business big or small you must start with clarity. Here are my 5 C's to success that have helped shape my career, reputation and opportunities.
These 5 C's are the foundation that can help any business or individual leader develop and create sustainable success.
"Selling with Soul"
"Purpose to Prosper"
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Catherine leads a great podcast. Interesting guests, good questions, she brings out the best in people. Very inspiring.
Facing the future...fearlessly!
Outstanding podcast to help you face the future fearlessly. The variety of topics along with the engaging conversations make this show a must have in your podcast repertoire. Catherine’s knowledge and experience made our recent conversation about franchising impactful for those engaged in “The Great Resignation.”