387 episodes

Feel like work is broken? Fix it by creating work that works for you! Serial solopreneur and business coach Stephen Warley interviews people who got unstuck and figured out how to work for themselves, so they could design work around their ideal lifestyle instead of fitting life in around their work. He teaches practical life skills like self-awareness, curiosity, energy management and building community to help you design your own unique business model in alignment with your values, needs and abilities.

Each interview is like a case study on how to transition from employment into self-employment. Stephen also interviews loads of people questioning the status quo of conventional work like Jenny Blake, Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, Pamela Slim, David Neeleman, Greg McKeown, Todd Henery, Omar Zenhom, Kwame Christian, Sean McCabe, Mike Vardy, Emilie Wapnick, Erik Fisher, Nick Loper, Elaine Pofeldt, Taylor Pearson, Jordan Harbinger, Neil Pasricha, Tracy Litt, Chris Guillebeau and many more!

Learn how to gain your work freedom as a freelancer, consultant, coach or solopreneur. It is possible! Get started at LifeSkillsThatMatter.com/getstarted

Life Skills That Matter | Create Work That Works For You Stephen Warley | Solopreneur Business Coach

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    • 4.9 • 153 Ratings

Feel like work is broken? Fix it by creating work that works for you! Serial solopreneur and business coach Stephen Warley interviews people who got unstuck and figured out how to work for themselves, so they could design work around their ideal lifestyle instead of fitting life in around their work. He teaches practical life skills like self-awareness, curiosity, energy management and building community to help you design your own unique business model in alignment with your values, needs and abilities.

Each interview is like a case study on how to transition from employment into self-employment. Stephen also interviews loads of people questioning the status quo of conventional work like Jenny Blake, Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, Pamela Slim, David Neeleman, Greg McKeown, Todd Henery, Omar Zenhom, Kwame Christian, Sean McCabe, Mike Vardy, Emilie Wapnick, Erik Fisher, Nick Loper, Elaine Pofeldt, Taylor Pearson, Jordan Harbinger, Neil Pasricha, Tracy Litt, Chris Guillebeau and many more!

Learn how to gain your work freedom as a freelancer, consultant, coach or solopreneur. It is possible! Get started at LifeSkillsThatMatter.com/getstarted

    Do Work That Matters To You With Lucy Scott (387)

    Do Work That Matters To You With Lucy Scott (387)

    Lucy Scott, a veteran of the broadcast industry, who interviewed Presidents and CEO s, shares lessons from her 40-year career to inspire you to do work that matters to you. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show387

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + It s people that keep you engaged with your career.
    + Why she believes self-awareness is the most important life skill.
    + If it doesn t fit, don t force it.
    + Understand the needs of others.

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    • 43 min
    Rethink Your Digital Life With Corbett Barr (386)

    Rethink Your Digital Life With Corbett Barr (386)

    Corbett Barr, co-founder of Fizzle, wants to inspire you to rethink your digital life. He shares why he broke up with social media in the fall of 2020. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show386

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + Where he has redirected the time he once spent on social media.
    + The importance of taking sabbaticals.
    + The process he used for breaking up with social media.
    + Why he believes he has become a better communicator by leaving social media.

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    • 49 min
    How To Unlock Your Creative Mindset With Monica Kang (385)

    How To Unlock Your Creative Mindset With Monica Kang (385)

    Monica Kang, founder of the InnovatorsBox, wants to show you how to unlock your creative mindset to make your work more fun and more fulfilling. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show385

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + When you understand your Why, you attract people who are aligned with you.
    + Why she felt stuck in her dream career.
    + The very first steps she took to get herself unstuck to create work on her terms.
    + Why creativity is all about leaning into your curiosity.

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    • 49 min
    Never Stop Developing Your Potential With Paul Higgins (384)

    Never Stop Developing Your Potential With Paul Higgins (384)

    Paul Higgins helps consultants build an additional $1 million in annual revenue. He wants to inspire you to never stop developing your potential! Check out his podcast Build. Live. Give. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show384

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + Being a consultant versus running a consulting business.
    + The process Paul used to find a business idea that worked for him.
    + The importance of creating space to make a big change in your life.
    + How a health crisis triggered him to work for himself.
    + The importance of hanging with like minded people to help start your own business.

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    • 51 min
    Tell Your Story With Confidence with Marion Abrams (383)

    Tell Your Story With Confidence with Marion Abrams (383)

    Marion Abrams, a podcast and storytelling coach, wants to inspire you to tell your story with confidence, so you can discover the people who will most likely benefit from your gifts. Learn more about her work at MadMotion.com. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show383

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + How we convey so much more information with body language beyond our words.
    + Build trust by getting vulnerable.
    + Get better at your story by telling it over and over again.
    + Plans prepare you for the unexpected.
    + How Marion has created work she loves by getting clear on her own story.

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    • 52 min
    Embrace The Entrepreneur Mindset With Justin Lafazan and Dylan Gambardella (382)

    Embrace The Entrepreneur Mindset With Justin Lafazan and Dylan Gambardella (382)

    Justin Lafazan and Dylan Gambardella, co-founders of NextGenHQ.com and hosts of the Momentum Audio podcast, want to inspire you to embrace the entrepreneur mindset even if you have no intention of starting a business, so you can get want you want out of life. Show notes at lifeskillsthatmatter.com/show382

    Lot of great lessons in our conversations including:

    + Redefining what it means to be an entrepreneur.
    + Fighting the pull of the status quo and how they did it.
    + Why naps are OK.
    + How they ve grown by evolving.

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153 Ratings

153 Ratings

Curious Mini ,

Thank you!

Great insights for these sharing and perspective sharing. Looking forward to learning new skills from every episode!

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Fabulous.

Stephen is such a great interviewer. I thoroughly enjoy the enthusiasm and reverence he brings to each end every interaction. Highly recommend!!

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Career Deepdive

This podcast show us how we can grow in our current job and use it to level up to do the work that we are meant to do. Thank you Stephen!

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