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Join Ash Rao as she explores what it takes to live a passionate purposeful life. Podcast will showcase experts ranging from creative entrepreneurs, artists, authors and change makers who are making a difference in this world in their own way. Host will dig deep into guest interviews and their journey from passion to profession and ultimately finding life purpose. Show will have expert advice, life stories, success habits and routines along with fun facts like favorite book, quote and so on that subscribers can learn and apply in their own life. This show will be fun and lively and will ignite a spark within you!https://linktr.ee/PassionToProfessionPodcast

Passion To Profession Ash Rao

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Join Ash Rao as she explores what it takes to live a passionate purposeful life. Podcast will showcase experts ranging from creative entrepreneurs, artists, authors and change makers who are making a difference in this world in their own way. Host will dig deep into guest interviews and their journey from passion to profession and ultimately finding life purpose. Show will have expert advice, life stories, success habits and routines along with fun facts like favorite book, quote and so on that subscribers can learn and apply in their own life. This show will be fun and lively and will ignite a spark within you!https://linktr.ee/PassionToProfessionPodcast

    031#: Passion To Profession : 5 Things NOT To Do in 2022 !! Solo episode with a fresh perspective to accomplish more this year!!

    031#: Passion To Profession : 5 Things NOT To Do in 2022 !! Solo episode with a fresh perspective to accomplish more this year!!

    Starting a brand-new season here on “Passion To Profession” Podcast with a fresh perspective and insight into how to make 2022 your Best Year Yet!
    In this episode, host Ash shares with you her approach and the 5  things you should NOT do this year and What to Do Instead! 
    Episode Key Takeaways:
    1.     ❌DON’T make New year Resolution
             ✅Do a Past Year Review!
    2.     ❌DON’T Consume a lot of Content
              ✅ Instead Create your own Content!
    3 .   ❌DON’T make Big Goals
              ✅Build your Systems!
    4.     ❌  DON’T Overthink
              ✅   Do More! 
    5.     ❌DON’T Chase Perfection 
              ✅ Focus on making Progress! 
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    • 13 min
    030#: Holiday Special Episode! 6 Valuable Life Lessons learnt from previous Podcast guests Plus a special gift for the listeners !

    030#: Holiday Special Episode! 6 Valuable Life Lessons learnt from previous Podcast guests Plus a special gift for the listeners !

     This is a Holiday Special  episode sponsored by "Magic Mind " where  host Ash shares 6 best lessons learnt from  guests on the show !

    Episode Highlights!

    1.37 - Lesson#1 on  Fear
    Feel The Fear and Do It AnyWay
    Ash narrates her own experience of facing fear of public speaking by quoting examples of her book launch conference in London where she was invited to speak about her book!
     
    3.53 - Lesson#2  on  Opportunity
    This piece of advice came from guest Heather Monahan on Episode # 29 where heather says "Do not wait for an Opportunity to come to you . Instead Create Your Own"

    5.41 - Lesson#3  on Consistency
    Ash narrates how her guest Srinivas Rao on Episode # 21 shared on the show that single most habit that helped him through his initial years of struggle was "Writing 1000 words every single day!" - this consistency paid off as he was able to publish many best seller books, run a top podcast, create online courses etc based on this single habit!

    7.48 - Why we love the Productivity Drink "Magic Mind"!! Silicon Valley's new Morning Elixir  that will increase your focus and clarity!! check out www.magicmind.com/Passiontoprofession use the discount code PassionToProfession20  to get 20% off your order!

    10.35 - Lesson#4  on Motivation
    Motivation is not the spark but success is !!
    Ash shares about her conversation with Inc magazine most celebrated columnist /contributing editor Jeff Haden who in episode # 15 explains how to create your own motivation!
    13.00 - Lesson # 5  on Power of Persistence
    "Energy and Persistence conquers all things " - Benjamin Franklin
    Back in episode # 19 , Founder of TheBetterIndia, Dhimant Parekh shares the story of when he along with his wife launched the positive news platform in 2008, there were not any key metrics favorable to them . Infact mainstream media told them that positive news platform will not have much audience - yet they persisted and continued to share stories of changemakers, unsung heroes and all of the positive things happening in India and today TheBetterIndia has become Asia's largest positive news media platform driving large scale social  impact across the country!

    Check out their new book "The Book Of Hope" - which is a curation of some of the best positive stories published by The Better India!

    15.30 - Lesson # 6 on following your Passion
    "Stop Hiding!"
    This piece of advice is from guest Amy Blashcka from episode #20 where she shares the best advice for success . Amy is a Forbes Leadership contributor , social media ghost writer who followed a rather nonlinear path working working in agencies and even leading a non profit until she found her true calling . If you are passionate about something and would like to pursue that then only way to progress is when you "stop hiding" and start sharing your work. You will then be able to attract the right people , you will be able to make progress based on audience feedback and build a supportive community around you! 

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    • 19 min
    029#: Passion To Profession: Confidence Expert , Founder of Boss in Heels Heather Monahan on confidence and finding success after an unexpected job termination #WomenOfSubstance #Series

    029#: Passion To Profession: Confidence Expert , Founder of Boss in Heels Heather Monahan on confidence and finding success after an unexpected job termination #WomenOfSubstance #Series

     “Don’t be defined as what you see as an opportunity.  
    Instead, be willing to create your own”
    - Heather Monahan
    This episode covers the incredible comeback story of Heather Monahan – a former C-level executive who successfully climbed the corporate ladder , shattered glassceiling to claim her spot in C-suite and then after being named as ‘One of the most influential women in Radio ‘ in 2017 faced an unexpected and sudden termination from employment !
    Heather shares with Ash - 
    ·       Her initial years of working in various sales jobs and then working her way up to be the chief revenue officer / VP of sales at online media/radio business 
    ·       Climbing through the corporate ladder, becoming a c-level executive and winning several awards including ‘ One of the most influential women in Radio’ in 2017
    ·       Her bitter experience of getting fired unexpectedly soon after she received the award which left her shocked and led her to pursue her own business ‘Boss in Heels’
    ·       Initial struggles and challenges she faced on her way through writing her first best-selling book ‘Confidence Creator’ and becoming a Keynote speaker!
    Heather’s work is featured in CNN, Forbes, Fast Company and many top publications!
    Her first book - ‘Confidence Creator’ was ranked #1 in amazon business category and she is now launching her second book – “Overcome your Villain” which is now available for pre-order here!
    Episode highlights /Timelines
    9.41 – Tips for building high self-confidence
    14.31 – Tips for public speaking
    15.24 – About Heather’s new book ‘Overcome Your Villains’ and her 3-step process to overcome adversity in life and business!
    18.50 – rapid fire fun question round
    For more details visit - https://heathermonahan.com/
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    • 23 min
    028#: Overcoming depression, addiction and suicidal thoughts to becoming Sexy Brilliant global NGO Founder, Author , Radio show host and Producer - ft. Devina Kaur #Womenofsubstance #series

    028#: Overcoming depression, addiction and suicidal thoughts to becoming Sexy Brilliant global NGO Founder, Author , Radio show host and Producer - ft. Devina Kaur #Womenofsubstance #series

    This episode is part of special series called 'Women Of Substance'  on Passion To Profession Podcast which covers  woman-centered stories! 
    Stories of success , resilience , courage , breaking stereotypes , building strong identity, overcoming adversities and many more !

    This episodes features Devina Kaur - Founder of Sexy Brilliant Global revolution initiative which aims to remove toxic shame and raise human consciousness to live life authentically.

    She is also author of spiritual self-help book-
    Too Fat
    Too Loud
    Too Ambitious

    Through this book, Devina encourages you to be unapologetically brave and courageous and to accept yourself completely.

    In this candid conversation with Ash , she shares her journey -
    Her initial years - born and raised in a traditional punjabi family in India and having an arranged marriageSeperation from her husband and her journey of self-discovery that led her down the path of finding Sexy Brilliant Global RevolutionHer awakening moment in life when she was sitting by a river and thought of jumping in ending her life but instead decided to give life another chance ! Quitting her job in banking industry to become a fulltime dog walker.Her path to find purpose and meaning overcoming depression, addiction and having suicidal thoughts and turning her life around becoming a powerful influencer, motivational speaker , author and inspiring others to live their authentic life through her Sexy Brilliant initiative !
    You can learn more about her work and connect with her on www.devinakaur.com
    If you liked this episode , Please do leave a 5 star review and rating here! Thanks in advance for the support!

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    • 33 min
    027#: Cancer Thriver Caroline Emile on how to transform an Adversity into an Advantage #WomenOfSubstance #Series

    027#: Cancer Thriver Caroline Emile on how to transform an Adversity into an Advantage #WomenOfSubstance #Series

    This episode is part of special series called 'Women Of Substance'  on Passion To Profession Podcast which covers  woman-centered stories!  Stories of success , resilience , courage , breaking stereotypes , building strong identity, overcoming adversities and many more !

    This episodes features Cancer Thriver / TEDx Speaker / Happiness and Fulfillment Coach Caroline Emile !

    Caroline sits down with Ash to share her journey of finding her strength while overcoming life changing adversity which in her case was fighting breast cancer and not just surviving but thriving through the whole experience .

    Caroline talks about- 
    Her journey all the way from breast cancer diagnosis to undergoing chemo therapy, radiation , surgery to finally becoming cancer freeHow she made a decision to go through the treatment while not allowing it to change her true self How she found her happiness in little things during the course of her treatment whether it is wearing her signature red lipstick to chemo, getting a pink chair ,  talking to friends, walking outdoors - she stresses on how we need to find little things that makes us happy!And lastly how she found her true purpose of helping others by sharing her life lessons through life coaching/ speaking events etc Caroline shares 3 best tips to transform any adversity into an advantage-

    1. Believe that you are here for a reason - there is an unique purpose for each one of us . Find yours and embrace it !
    2. Do things that make you happy - that will activate happy chemicals in your brain and help in overall well being .
    3. Be open to redesigning your life - many times we are stuck in a box. Think of adversities in your life as an opportunity to make some changes , reinvent yourself and dont be afraid to take some risks!

    Connect with Caroline here!

    If you liked this episode , Please do leave a 5 star review and rating here! Thanks in advance for the support!

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    • 50 min
    026#: Passion To Profession: Author Rachel Beck on facing racism , loss of motherhood and remembering Home! #WomenOfSubstance #Series

    026#: Passion To Profession: Author Rachel Beck on facing racism , loss of motherhood and remembering Home! #WomenOfSubstance #Series

    As part of special series called 'Women Of Substance'  on Passion To Profession Podcast where we showcase woman-centred stories - stories of success , resilience , courage , breaking sterotypes , building strong identity, overcoming adversities and many more !

    In this episode, host Ash chats with Rachel Beck - Author of the book -“Finding Your Way When Life Changes Your Plans: A Memoir of Adoption, Loss of Motherhood and Remembering Home.”

    Rachel shares her incredible story which starts from being born in India where her biological mother died 2 days after she was born and being bought up in an orphanage . She was adopted by Jewish American family when she was 11 months old!

    Rachel shares -
    Her experience of growing up as an adopted kid , raised by a Jewish family where she found love and support of her adopted family Facing racism during the initial years and how she decided to step up and use her voice to share her thoughts and empower others Her 20 year old battle with endometriosis, infertility, failed adoption, and the decision to embrace hysterectomy as way of creating new life for herself .Today , she has transformed into a strong , radiant person who is always shedding light on her network, helping others become best version of themselves and spreading joy to those aorund her through her positivity !

    🎯Key Takeaways from the episode-


    Only way to end ignorance is to have a conversation about it , no matter how difficult it isChoose to be a part of solution not the problem Dont apologize for the color of your skinConnect with Rachel Beck here !

    If you liked this episode , Please do leave a 5 star review and rating here! Thanks in advance for the support!
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Kai Bobbi ,

Love it!

I really enjoyed this show. Found myself relaying some of the gathered advice to a co-worker almost immediately after listening. Really got my brain working on these, in a good way. Excellent interviewer who really values their guest. Thanks for sharing! :)

malfoxley ,

Great show!

Ash, host of the podcast, highlights all aspects of living a passionate life and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Mxsandy12 ,

LOVE IT!

Combines passion and profession in a wonderful way! Hooked!

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