400 episodes

Finding Direction is a podcast where we help people who feel lost in life find direction. We interview the most passionate and fulfilled people and reverse engineer their life and get strategies, tactics and actionable steps our audience can apply to find direction.

Finding Direction Stu Massengill

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 149 Ratings

Finding Direction is a podcast where we help people who feel lost in life find direction. We interview the most passionate and fulfilled people and reverse engineer their life and get strategies, tactics and actionable steps our audience can apply to find direction.

    The Final Episode

    The Final Episode

    The Final Episode

    • 35 min
    Mastering the Art of Badassery with Jenn Cassetta

    Mastering the Art of Badassery with Jenn Cassetta

    Jenn Cassetta is an empowerment coach and author of the book ‘The Art of Badassery’. She is also a keynote speaker and a self-defense expert.
     
    In this episode, we talk about:
    ◾️How being in New York during 9/11 truly changed her life forever.
    ◾️The Art of Badassery and how to channel it into your life.
    ◾️How to become a black belt in your finding direction journey.
     
    jennifercassetta.com
    @jenncassetta

    • 34 min
    The Art of Asking For Help: Your Path to Growth and Success

    The Art of Asking For Help: Your Path to Growth and Success

    The Art of Asking For Help: Your Path to Growth and Success
     
    Stu’s IG - @stumassengill
    Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/finding-direction/id1457921981

    • 20 min
    Episode 397: Finding Your Purpose with Soleo Michael

    Episode 397: Finding Your Purpose with Soleo Michael

    In this episode, we talk about:
    ◾️Overcoming the fear and self-sabotage that's blocking you from finding and pursuing your life purpose.
    ◾️The difference between the vehicle for your purpose and your purpose itself.
    ◾️The power of self-guidance.
     
    soleomichael.com

    • 51 min
    The Power of Rhino Skin

    The Power of Rhino Skin

    The Power of Rhino Skin
    In this episode of the Finding Direction podcast, I want to express my gratitude to all of you, my listeners. I truly appreciate your support and the time you take to tune in. Today, I want to start by talking about the power of gratitude in our daily lives.
    Next, I want to introduce you to a concept I like to call "rhino skin." It's all about developing resilience and protecting ourselves from negative opinions and judgments when we choose a path that goes against the norm. It's important to remember that not everyone will understand or support our choices, and that's okay. We need to imagine those judgments and opinions as bullets bouncing off our rhino skin, not affecting us or bringing us down.
    Another important aspect of finding our direction is connecting with our intuition and inner voice. Sometimes, it can be difficult to discern the right path amidst all the noise and external influences. But by tuning in and trusting our inner guidance, we can navigate through life with more clarity and confidence.
    What We Discuss:
    The power of gratitude [00:01:05] Importance of practicing gratitude and its positive impact on daily life.
    Going against the grain [00:02:07] The challenges and judgments faced when choosing a different path in life.
    Developing rhino skin [00:04:20] Learning to deflect negative opinions and judgments from others when pursuing unconventional goals.
    The importance of practice [00:09:36] The speaker emphasizes the importance of practicing getting in touch with oneself and seeking guidance.
    Developing rhino skin [00:09:36] The speaker encourages the listener to develop resilience and not be discouraged by initial lack of guidance.
    The benefits of finding one's path [00:09:36] The speaker promises a more fulfilling and happy life when one learns to follow their true guiding system.
    Episode Resources:
    Stu’s IG - @stumassengill
    Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/finding-direction/id1457921981
     

    • 10 min
    The Rebel Business & Finance Approach with Alan Donegan

    The Rebel Business & Finance Approach with Alan Donegan

    In this weeks guest episode, I interview Alan Donegan, co-founder of Rebel Business School, Rebel Finance School, and the Rebel Entrepreneurship Podcast. Alan shares his personal journey of finding purpose and achieving financial independence. We discuss the importance of setting goals, changing beliefs, and using tools like NLP to overcome challenges. Alan also emphasize the significance of sales in starting a small business and offer practical advice on reaching potential customers. He shares insights on achieving financial independence through increasing income, decreasing spending, paying off debt, and investing. 
    What We Discuss:
    Finding Direction Podcast Introduction [00:00:00] Introduction to the podcast episode and the purpose of the Finding Direction podcast.
    Alan's Moment of Feeling Lost [00:02:29] Alan shares a moment in his life when he felt lost and unsure of what to do after losing his job.
    Sell Before You Create [00:08:58] Alan discusses the concept of selling before creating a product or starting a business, and the importance of validating ideas through sales.
    Launching a New Business [00:10:31] Differentiating between running a large organization and starting a small business, the need to sell something to validate the business idea.
    Changing Perceptions of Sales [00:14:19] Addressing the negative associations with sales, emphasizing the importance of sales in helping others and creating a difference.
    Financial Independence and Investing [00:17:46] Explaining the concept of financial independence, increasing income and reducing expenses, investing in index funds, and creating a gap between income and spending.
    The lifestyle of financial independence [00:21:23] Alan shares how achieving financial independence allows them to live the lifestyle they want, traveling and launching businesses around the world.
    Practical steps towards financial independence [00:24:14] Alan provides practical steps to achieve financial independence, including reducing expenditure, increasing income, and investing the gap.
    Having a purpose beyond financial independence [00:22:30] Alan emphasizes the importance of having a purpose beyond financial independence and how teaching others about financial independence has become their purpose.
    The best place to dive deeper into Alan's world [00:30:14] Alan shares where listeners can find more of his work, including the Rebel Finance School and the Rebel Entrepreneur podcast.
    Finding direction through action [00:32:03] Alan encourages listeners to take action and start finding direction in their lives by writing down ideas and testing them through mini experiments.
    Conclusion and gratitude [00:34:11] The host thanks Alan for being on the podcast and expresses appreciation for the listeners' commitment to living a fulfilling life.
    Episode Resources:
    alandonegan.com (Website)

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
149 Ratings

149 Ratings

AnnaDKornick ,

Dynamic & Informative

Finding Direction is a must-listen! Every episode is jam packed with amazing ideas to level-up your career and business, and Stu is such a dynamic host! If you want to excel in your career, be sure to subscribe to this one!

ChaucerXIV ,

Very well done

Insightful and interesting.

Genius Unlocked Coaching Insti ,

Thank you so much for having Jenn on your show. - Genius Unlocked Coaching Institute

Jenn really enjoyed your conversation and what you're putting out there. This is a fantastic podcast and will be sharing with our community!
-Genius Unlocked Coaching Institute

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