119 episodes

Learn how ordinary people followed their passions to create extraordinary lives.

The Happiness of Pursuit podcast dissects how ordinary people found a passion that changed their life. They have leveraged their passion and created value for others.

Each episode will share what they have learned in their journey and give you the inspiration to find happiness in the pursuit of your dreams.

Happiness of Pursuit Doug Foley

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

Learn how ordinary people followed their passions to create extraordinary lives.

The Happiness of Pursuit podcast dissects how ordinary people found a passion that changed their life. They have leveraged their passion and created value for others.

Each episode will share what they have learned in their journey and give you the inspiration to find happiness in the pursuit of your dreams.

    Chasing Your Dreams & Pushing Past the Fear with Jessica Krewson

    Chasing Your Dreams & Pushing Past the Fear with Jessica Krewson

    Jessica Krewson brought her fire to the show today!
    If you are someone that has some big dreams, big goals and has been hesitant at all to go for them, this episode is for you!
    She shares the risk she took in starting her agency. She didn’t wait until she had X amount of dollars in her account or her plan completely mapped out. She just took a leap of faith and went for it!
    Jessica Krewson is the founder and creator of Designknrew. This creative agency does marketing and branding for female entrepreneurs looking to share their message with the world and do it beautifully and powerfully, so they can also be profitable. She’s been doing this for over 14 years now, with a variety of clients.
    We talk about her secret to success, niching down, what it takes to get through the hard times, what to hold on to when you start to lose your drive, if you should separate who you are from what you do, and how she found ultimate joy and fulfillment.
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    • 31 min
    Pushing Past Limiting Beliefs & Money Mindset with Nicole Cramer

    Pushing Past Limiting Beliefs & Money Mindset with Nicole Cramer

    Nicole Cramer is a badass health coach whose passion and vision are to make this world a healthier place. Her unique gifts for motivation and accountability, combined with her personal success and love of teaching, are all qualities that make her the perfect fit as a sales coach. 
    She is sharing her journey to becoming an entrepreneur, shifting into an abundance mindset, finding fulfillment, continued growth and pushing past limiting beliefs, and the importance of investing in yourself.
    You can find the full show notes at: https://douglasjfoley.com/hop-#118-pushing-past-limiting-beliefs-&-money-mindset
    Join Nicole’s Facebook Group Nicole’s Sales Superstars 
    Follow her on Instagram @healthystepswithnicole

    • 31 min
    How Paying It Forward Lead to a Thriving Business with Jackie Hermes

    How Paying It Forward Lead to a Thriving Business with Jackie Hermes

    How do you build your own personal brand and your company at the same time? Jackie Hermes has it figured out. She simply puts herself out there, is willing to get uncomfortable, and continues to share her life experience and knowledge with the world and pay forward what she has received herself.
    Jackie Hermes is the CEO of Accelity Marketing, a Wisconsin-based marketing agency that drives growth in B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies. Additionally, she is an organizer for Startup Milwaukee’s Emerge event series, a marketing partner and sponsor of Milwaukee Startup Week, a member of the Golden Angels Investors Advisor team, and a coach and advisor at The Commons.
    In today’s episode, we talk about how Jackie’s business started, and how it has grown, her advice on hiring and delegating tasks, how she puts herself out there on social media, and her new Startup Marketing Course coming out June 1st.
    Find the full show notes at: https://douglasjfoley.com/hop-117

    • 13 min
    Leveraging Your Life Experience To Propel Your Success with Sarah Shaw

    Leveraging Your Life Experience To Propel Your Success with Sarah Shaw

    As entrepreneurs, we all have ups and downs in our businesses. Sarah Shaw is an amazing example of how to look at the downs in your business, learn from them, and continue growing yourself as you move forward. Sarah is sharing her journey through starting many successful businesses, the life experience she gained from it, and how she now is able to help positively impact so many other women.
     
    Sarah Shaw, the celebrity designer, and Entreprenette CEO is an experienced business owner who has created and nurtured many businesses. Sarah understands not only the complexity of a start-up but also the thrill of it. Translating ideas into action is Sarah’s strength, and she lends her wisdom willingly through her company Entreprenette, in which she coaches female entrepreneurs through the process of taking their fashion, home, lifestyle, or accessory product ideas from concept to reality.
    Find the full show notes at: https://douglasjfoley.com/hop-116leveraging-your-life-experience-to-propel-your-success

    • 30 min
    Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Skill with Nick Velasquez

    Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Skill with Nick Velasquez

    Nick Velasquez was always passionate about learning. He found it frustrating to know about things but not be able to turn it into a skill. So he wanted to bridge that gap. He wanted to create a guide for the rest of his life, to be able to use it with anything.
    Nick Velasquez is a passionate learner and a devoted student of mastery. Through his book, and website, he writes about learning science, peak performance, creativity, and mastering skills. If there’s a skill you want to master, he can help you do it.
    In today’s episode, we talk about the different learning styles, his journey to discovering his passion for the science of peak performance, mindset, and continuing to progress his skills. 
    You can find out more about Nick, as well as his book, Learn, Improve, Master at unlimitedmastery.com
    Find the full show notes at: https://douglasjfoley.com/hop-115bridging-the-gap-between-knowledge-and-skill
     
     

    • 21 min
    How Following Her Passion, Allowed This Local Marketing Expert to Share Her Message With the World with Allie Bloyd

    How Following Her Passion, Allowed This Local Marketing Expert to Share Her Message With the World with Allie Bloyd

    Allie Bloyd has a passion for local businesses and a talent for marketing like no other. I’m so thrilled to have her with me today!
    Allie Bloyd is a local marketing expert, speaker, podcaster, and Clickfunnels Two Comma Club Award Winner. She has trained local businesses and marketers all over the world to help them succeed. She has spoken at the World's largest Social Media Marketing Conference, Social Media Marketing World, Trained Agency owners at Digital Marketer, and has been featured in Forbes, along with some of the top marketing podcasts in the world.
    In today’s episode, Allie is sharing her journey towards creating her agency, her passion for small businesses, and how she plans on expanding in the future.
    Through all of her success, Allie has learned to focus on what’s really important in life. And that isn’t money, it’s not success. It’s about family, relationships, and faith. Things that will remain despite your business’s ups and downs.
    You can find Allie's new book Uncensored America  at: uncensoredamericabook.com
    Grab her FREE guide to drive leads with Facebook Ads at: alliebloyd.com/jumpstart
    Find the full show notes at: https://douglasjfoley.com/hop-114-how-following-her-passion-allowed-this-local-marketing-expert-to-share-her-passion-with-the-world

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

AA_Snowman ,

Great podcast

The interviews span a variety of guests from very different backgrounds. Each episode contains thoughtful questions to reach deeper into the guest's own stories and insights.

Brooke Craven ,

Awesome Podcast

Doug, host of Happiness Pursuit highlights the journeys of business and entrepreneurs in this can't miss podcast. Doug and his expert guests offer insightful advice for anyone that listens!

morgan.robinson ,

Inspiring!

I am so inspired by your interviews! It’s really helpful to hear from so many different perspectives and refreshing takes on life and living in true freedom of pursuit! Happiness is defined so differently by so many people and you really capture their real sort of raw take on things. Thanks Doug!

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