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Join Hala Taha as she interviews some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

Young and Profiting with Hala Taha Hala Taha

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    • 4.9 • 277 Ratings

Join Hala Taha as she interviews some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

    Brain Boosting Habits with Dr. Daniel Amen

    Brain Boosting Habits with Dr. Daniel Amen

    How do COVID, alcohol, and marijuana affect your brain?
    In this episode, we are talking with Dr. Daniel Amen, one of America’s leading psychiatrists and brain health experts. His breakthrough public television programs on brain and mental health have made him well-loved by millions of viewers seeking guidance on memory, attention, other cognitive functions, emotional issues, behaviour and more.
    Dr. Amen has authored or coauthored 70 professional articles and more than 30 books, including New York Times mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. He has appeared on numerous television shows including Dr. Phil, Larry King, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, and The View. His work has been featured in Newsweek, Time, Huffington Post, ABC World News, 20/20, BBC, London Telegraph, Parade Magazine, New York Times, New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, LA Times, Men’s Health, Bottom Line and Cosmopolitan.
    In today’s episode, we discuss Daniel’s childhood, how to work through trauma, and what trauma looks like in your brain. We’ll also talk about Daniel’s perspective on marijuana and alcohol, what COVID does to your brain, and the little exercises you can do to improve your brain’s health. If you’ve always wanted to learn more about the brain and its secrets, this is a must-listen!

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    Social Media: 

    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

    Timestamps:

    00:51 - How Daniel’s Family Background Made Him Who He Is
    03:07 - Daniel’s Goat Story
    07:54 - What Does Trauma Look Like In Your Brain
    09:59 - How To Understand and Soothe Your Trauma
    15:06 - Daniel’s Perspective on Marijuana and Alcohol on The Brain 
    17:32 - Does Marijuana Prevent Alzheimer’s?
    21:36 - Obesity’s Impact on The Brain
    27:17 - What COVID Does To Our Brain
    29:20 - How to Improve Your Brain’s Health
    35:24 - Understanding the Dragons That Haunt You
    42:21 - A.N.T.S. (Automatic Negative Thoughts)
    51:23 - Daniel’s Research He Wish Would Go Public
    56:23 - Little Things You Can Do To Improve Your Brain
    57:34 - Daniel’s Secret to Profiting in Life

    Mentioned In The Episode:

    Daniel’s Website: https://danielamenmd.com/
    Daniel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doc_amen/
    Daniel’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/DocAmen
    Daniel’s Clinic Website:​​ https://www.amenclinics.com/

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ditch Your Day Job and Kickstart Your Side Hustle on Clubhouse

    Ditch Your Day Job and Kickstart Your Side Hustle on Clubhouse

    Join Hala for a live Young and Profiting episode with Carrie Bohlig and Craig Clickner. A husband and wife who will discuss how to build a business that empowers you to live your life, your way!

    ***Meet the Moderators***

    Carrie Bohlig - Carrie is co-author, with her husband Craig Clickner of So You Want to Start a Side Hustle: Build a Business that Empowers You to Live Your Life, Your Way.  Based in Wisconsin, she and Craig spend their time raising their young family, keynote speaking, traveling, and entrepreneur in several businesses. These include Tandem Consulting, ClickGlobal LLC, CC Global LLC, and Tandem Writing, LLC. They are now in the process of launching their non-profit, Tandem Giving, Inc. They enjoy the grind, kicking butt with kindness, and making the moments meaningful along the way. They work hard to humanize the entrepreneurial experience.
    Originally a world-traveling, preschool teaching feminist, after meeting Craig―a driven, workaholic risk analyst and commercial banker―Carrie joined forces with him to enter the entrepreneurial jungle – together. Today, the duo speaks to roughly 20,000-plus people annually on several continents and have passive revenue streams in place that allow them to spend afternoons with their two kids, write, and start a nonprofit.  

    Craig Clickner - Craig is a Speaker, Author, Full-Time Dad & Entrepreneur. Co-Owner@ Tandem Consulting, CC Global LLC, Tandem Giving, Inc., Co-founder at SimplyAutomate, Inc. While building a 14+ year career in Commercial Finance with GE, BMO, & Deutsche Bank Carrie and him simultaneously scaled their first side hustle, Click Global LLC, to $3MM+ in US revenues.

    In their 20s/30s, they achieved their primary goal of stepping away from Corporate America. They now consider themselves full-time parents & entrepreneurs. They invest the majority of their days into their young children, traveling, & love playing "entrepreneur" with the skills we have developed.

    In 2013 they launched CC Global, LLC. After assisting several professionals in building $1MM+ businesses they began running larger seminars & speaking events across the US, Canada, UK, Caribbean & Australia. They have the privilege of speaking to 20K+ people a year & coaching a few dozen individuals annually. They believe real empowerment occurs through personalized mentorship, not necessarily by acquiring more degrees or getting lost consuming random self improvement or motivational content.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Land The Job with Adam Posner

    Land The Job with Adam Posner

    This week on YAP, we are chatting with Adam Posner, expert recruiter, podcast host, and Founder of NHP Talent: A Talent Access Consultancy, specializing in recruitment strategy, talent process, and operations. Adam is also the host of the popular podcast, #ThePOZcast - which showcases experts from the world of Talent and HR to help listeners harness their inner tenacity to drive their careers forward.
    Prior to pivoting into the world of recruiting, Adam spent 15 years working within the advertising and marketing industry. He led account management and digital strategy at American Express, SIRIUS XM, and VaynerMedia. Adam is truly a power connector - identifying opportunities, synergies, and connecting the dots.
    In this episode, we talk about Adam’s career journey, his experience at Vaynermedia, and the advice Gary Vaynerchuk gave him on the day he got fired. We’ll also discuss Adam’s transition to recruiting, what recruiters look for in a resume, the best advice for interviews, and why you should never say “no.”
    If you’re looking to land a job or contemplating a major career transition, this episode will be right up your alley! 


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    Social Media: 
     
    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
     
     
    Timestamps:
     
    03:28 - Collaboration Versus Competition
    04:32 - How New York Has Shaped Adam
    07:07 - Adam’s Experience at Vaynermedia
    09:15 - Advice to Those Struggling in Their Job
    13:09 - Gary Vaynerchuk’s Advice to Adam 
    15:58 - Difference Between Recruiting and HR
    16:46 - How Adam Transitioned to Recruiting
    20:41 - What Recruiters Look For
    22:29 - How to Leverage LinkedIn In Your Job Search
    24:49 - Skillstacking
    27:29 - The Importance of Being Honest About Your Failures 
    29:36 - Good Resume Versus Bad Resume
    33:14 - Best Advice for Interviews
    34:12 - The Salary Conversation
    39:06 - When Adam Realized He Was Supposed to be an Entrepreneur
    41:36 - The PozCourse and Making Connections
    46:38 - Why You Should Never Say ‘No’
    48:38 - Adam’s Secret to Profiting in Life


    Mentioned In The Episode:
     
    Adam’s Website: https://www.nhptalentgroup.com/
    Adam’s Podcast, The Pozcast: https://thepozcast.com/

    • 59 min
    Hala on Millenial Investing with Robert Leonard

    Hala on Millenial Investing with Robert Leonard

    On today’s show, Hala Taha chats with Robert Leonard about her journey from a school dropout to a successful full-time podcaster and entrepreneur. They discuss what made her want to turn her side hustles into actual full-fledged businesses; why she chose podcasting in particular; what the most effective strategies she has found for growing a podcast; how she is able to manage her time and balance all aspects of her life, and much, much more! 
     
    What You’ll Learn:
     

    What made Hala drop out of school, and then decide to go back and finish her studies

    When Hala realized that she wanted to start building side hustles and how she started a college blog business

    What made Hala want to turn her side hustles into actual full-fledged businesses and how she was able to manage her time and balance all aspects of her life

    Why Hala chose podcasting, how different it turned out to be from her expectations, and what the most effective strategies are that she has found for growing a podcast

    How Hala was able to land high-profile guests like Matthew McConaughey and Seth Godin and what specific strategies or tactics she used to do so

    All the different ways one can monetize a podcast and how a podcast can be an actual revenue-generating business

    Where Hala’s business idea to own an agency focused on helping people with podcasting come from  

    What the most impactful thing Hala has learned from interviewing guests on her podcast

    Why Hala chose to focus on LinkedIn, a business social network, to grow her business

    How to deal with and overcome failure and rejection

    How the Law of Attraction made an impact on Hala’s life and business

    And much, much more!

     
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    Social Media:
     
    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

    • 54 min
    Stand Out On Social with Jasmine Star

    Stand Out On Social with Jasmine Star

    Step up your social media game!
    In this episode, we are talking with Jasmine Star, photographer, social media guru, and podcast host. Jasmine is a photographer and business strategist who empowers entrepreneurs to build a brand, market it on social media, and create a life they love.  
    Jasmine had the courage to drop out of law school to chase her dream of becoming a professional photographer with absolutely no experience in the field. While building a wildly successful wedding photography business, Jasmine honed impeccable social media skills and now runs multiple 7-figure businesses called Social Curator teaching entrepreneurs and creatives how to use Social Media to grow their brands.
    In today’s episode, we discuss Jasmine’s upbringing, her beginnings in photography, and how she began her social media journey. We’ll also talk about Jasmine’s top social media strategies, how to create a niche market, and her best hashtag and copywriting tips. If you’re a social media manager or business owner looking to level up your social strategy, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!


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    Social Media: 
    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
     
     
    Timestamps:
     
    01:10 - How Jasmine’s Upbringing Shaped Her
    03:19 - How Being a Twin Has Affected Jasmine
    05:11 - Jasmine’s Journey with Law School
    09:52 - Why Jasmine Shifted to Photography
    15:43 - How Jasmine’s Began Her Social Media Journey
    19:58 - The Logic of Creating a Niche Market
    24:29 - All About Hashtags
    28:17 - Top Tips for Social Media Copywriting 
    32:07 - Jasmine’s Approach to Social Media and Photography
    35:45 - The Most Important Thing a Social Media Manager Should Do
    37:17 - Where to Find Content When You’re Light on Material
    38:24 - Top Tips For Batching Content
    40:20 - Jasmine’s Opinion On Paid Instagram Growth Strategies
    43:33 - How to Turbo Charge Your Account
    49:36 - Jasmine’s Secret to Profiting in Life
     
     
    Mentioned In The Episode:
     
    Jasmine’s Website: https://jasminestar.com/
    Jasmine’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasminestar
    Social Curator: https://www.socialcurator.com/

    • 58 min
    Ask Hala Anything on Linkedin Live [8/19/21]

    Ask Hala Anything on Linkedin Live [8/19/21]

    Hala hopped on LinkedIn Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about how to most effectively market their podcast, what to expect for your first podcast launch, how to grow your following on multiple different platforms (hint: focus on one first), and what pitfalls to avoid when first starting your podcast!
     
    Social Media:
     
    Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting
    Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com
    Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/
    Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala
    Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
277 Ratings

277 Ratings

esnyjep ,

Favorite podcast!

As a mid-twenty year old, this podcast is always one of my favorites to listen to! Such great takeaways and lessons from each and every episode.

Ella Kopeikin ,

Life Saver

The Young and Profiting Podcast with Hala Taha is my go to podcast for almost everything and Hala is such a great host. Huge thanks to YAP for giving me a daily boost!

jadynteal ,

LOVEEEE this podcast!

Hala is an amazing interviewer! She always finds the best experts to discuss about a range of topics - from social media to mental wellness to finance tips. I really enjoy every episode because Hala breaks the topic down and makes it digestible for anyone to truly listen, learn and profit!! A must-listen podcast for anyone looking to improve themselves 🙌🏻

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