41 episodes

We’re Dan’l and Megan, the hosts of this conversation-centric podcast for leaders seeking to be better every day. Whether you choose to be a leader in the workplace, at home, or in your community, we believe the most effective leaders are equipped to not only be self-starters… but self smarter. We believe everyone has the opportunity to be a leader but that it’s a choice to do so. Each week you can expect to hear about relatable experiences, helpful advice, and downright real feelings we’ve experienced as leaders - inside and outside of the office. We’re so glad you’re here!

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    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

We’re Dan’l and Megan, the hosts of this conversation-centric podcast for leaders seeking to be better every day. Whether you choose to be a leader in the workplace, at home, or in your community, we believe the most effective leaders are equipped to not only be self-starters… but self smarter. We believe everyone has the opportunity to be a leader but that it’s a choice to do so. Each week you can expect to hear about relatable experiences, helpful advice, and downright real feelings we’ve experienced as leaders - inside and outside of the office. We’re so glad you’re here!

    #40: Part 1: Taking the High Ground with Adrea L. Peters

    #40: Part 1: Taking the High Ground with Adrea L. Peters

    Author, businesswoman, daughter, friend, no matter the title… Adrea’s worn it! In this special two-part series, Dan’l interviews her long-time friend, Adrea L. Peters, about her rich journey taking the high ground in life. Because Adrea lives life to the fullest and finds excitement at every one of life’s turns, she’s found the balance of combining art and science and using both parts of her brain to support her self-discovery journey. Tune in to this week’s and next week’s episodes to get to know this powerhouse of a human and be inspired by her story!
    Show Notes: 
    Does your website need a facelift for 2023? Contact info@dma-solutions.com and we’ll make sure your website is set up for success in the year ahead.Remembering The Gates exhibit – NYC ParksAnatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing book – Caroline MyssMeet Adrea L PetersBecoming Truitt Skye book – Adrea L. PetersFollow the podcast:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/selfsmarterpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/selfsmarterpodcast/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/self-smarter-podcast/about/Rate the Self Smarter Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and leave a review to help us improve our content.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    #39: Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Passion for Being Self Smarter with Michelle Wewers

    #39: Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Passion for Being Self Smarter with Michelle Wewers

    This week on the Self Smarter Podcast, Michelle Wewers, owner and Chief Revenue Officer of Nexus Therapy Management, joins Dan’l in New York City to share her Self Smarter journey in entrepreneurship. You’ll walk away from this episode feeling encouraged and inspired as you hear both the highs and the lows of Michelle’s leadership journey and the lessons she’s learned along the way. Stay tuned for the music moment to hear what Michelle enjoys listening to, a recent concert featuring an all-star performance line-up and a showstopping true confession about her royal music highness, Adele.
    Show Notes: 
    #6: What Is The Enneagram & Why You SHOULD Care… episode – The Self Smarter Podcast#15: The Damn Truth About Work-Life Balance episode – The Self Smarter PodcastThe Power of Positive Thinking book - Dr. Norman Vincent PealeBlink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking book – Malcolm GladwellPivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One book – Jenny Blake#5: Why You Need to Read Atlas of the Heart NOW episode – The Self Smarter PodcastThe Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself book – Michael Singer#34: The Journey Of Armor, Agility & Acceptance episode – The Self Smarter PodcastBroken Horses: A Memoir book - Brandi CarlileFollow the podcast:
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #38: Getting Rid of Annual Reviews FOREVER

    #38: Getting Rid of Annual Reviews FOREVER

    If you’ve ever felt the dread of an annual review… you’re not alone! In this episode of Self Smarter, Dan’l and Megan discuss why businesses should get rid of the annual review FOREVER and instead focus on more regular, “in the moment” feedback that builds trust amongst your team. Stay tuned for today’s music moment to hear about the constant supply of “music moments” available to Dan’l in NYC.
    Show Notes: 
    Does your website need a facelift for 2023? Contact info@dma-solutions.com and we’ll make sure your website is set up for success in the year ahead.#37: Change Confrontation to Care-frontation NOW! episode – The Self Smarter Podcast37 Stats You Need To Know About Performance Reviews article – Manage Better17 Mind-Blowing Employee Engagement, Performance Review, and Performance Management Statistics article - ClearCompany 
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    • 35 min
    #37: Change Confrontation to Care-frontation NOW!

    #37: Change Confrontation to Care-frontation NOW!

    It must be Halloween because we’re covering the *spooky* subject of “confrontation!” But don’t worry because in this episode of Self Smarter, Dan’l and Megan will help you flip the script to show up with “care-frontation” instead. They walk through the differences in approach, body language, tone, style, and outcomes between confrontation and care-frontation to help both parties WIN! Stay tuned for the music moment to hear what top Broadway show Dan’l surprised Megan with tickets for that night in NYC.
    Show Notes: 
    Custom Marketing Plan – contact info@dma-solutions.com and we’ll set up a call to make sure your company has a marketing plan in place for 2023. We’ll help you create, strategize, and execute a plan to reach buyers and consumers alike in the year ahead.Psychology Today: Why Is It So Important to Be Right? article – Psychology Today#10: Overcoming The Fear of Conflict episode – The Self Smarter PodcastFollow the podcast:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/selfsmarterpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/selfsmarterpodcast/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/self-smarter-podcast/about/ Rate the Self Smarter Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and leave a review to help us improve our content.
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    • 39 min
    #36: Living Our Lives MORE in the Present

    #36: Living Our Lives MORE in the Present

    The art of living a balanced lifestyle can be achieved when we live our lives in the present with intention. Whether you find yourself dwelling on the past or daydreaming about the future, focusing on the present isn’t something that comes naturally to most of us. In this episode of Self Smarter, Dan’l and Megan discuss the importance of living in the present and offer practical steps we can take to limit all the distractions that we’re surrounded by. Stay tuned for the music moment to hear about Dan’l’s weekly “Sing For Your Sunday Supper” in NYC.
     
    Show Notes: 
    Social Media Style Guide – contact info@dma-solutions.com and we’ll schedule a discovery call to learn more about your needs and how DMA Solutions can set your social media strategy up for success!#34: The Journey Of Armor, Agility & Acceptance episode – The Self Smarter Podcast#35: Personal Growth Over the Decades episode – The Self Smarter Podcast 
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/selfsmarterpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/selfsmarterpodcast/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/self-smarter-podcast/about/Rate the Self Smarter Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and leave a review to help us improve our content.
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    • 39 min
    #35: Personal Growth Over the Decades

    #35: Personal Growth Over the Decades

    Raise your hand if you thought you knew what your 30s would look like when you were a kid but woke up one day and realized it looked nothing like you expected! In this episode of Self Smarter, Dan’l and Megan break down what personal growth looks like through the various decades of our lives. You’ll be reminded that no matter what decade you’re in, there is always room to grow! Stay tuned for the music moment to hear about Dan’l’s adventures in New York City.

    Show Notes: 
    Custom Messaging Guide – contact info@dma-solutions.com and we’ll set up a call to make sure your company messaging is clear, concise, and set up to best reach your audience #2: The Culture Conundrum episode – The Self Smarter Podcast#3: Remodeling Our Culture episode – The Self Smarter Podcast#15: The Damn Truth About Work-Life Balance episode – The Self Smarter Podcast 
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/selfsmarterpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/selfsmarterpodcast/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/self-smarter-podcast/about/ 
    Rate the Self Smarter Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and leave a review to help us improve our content.
     
    Advertise on the Self Smarter Podcast to reach our audience of business leaders via info@dma-solutions.com.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

T.Elson ,

Awesome Dynamic Duo!!

What an awesome duo Dan’l and Meghan are!! To be honest, Episode #34 was the 1st episode I experienced. It really hit home for me. Thank you so much Dan’l for putting yourself out there! I so admire your courage and have done so for many years. I promise to go back and start from Episode #1! You both have such a great rapport with each other!! Keep sharing!! ☮️😊

ProduceGalNC ,

Great podcast!

I have been thoroughly enjoying listening to Self Smarter. Dan’l and Megan are covering relevant topics and their content is right on target.
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Audrey Barona ,

Insightful and tangible

This is a great listen! Dan’l and Megan are welcoming and honest and their conversations are vulnerable and inspirational. I’ve shared with others in all levels of leadership as the content relates to every stage. Thank you to the Self Smarter team for putting this out into the world, we need more of it!!

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