Hi, I'm your host Carly Valancy! And I’m on a mission to help you find your voice and share it with the right people so that you can put your ideas into action. Reaching out is a simple idea I take very seriously and I've learned that making meaningful connections is a skill you can master. The life you are dreaming about is within reach, you just need to meet some people who will help you get there! This simple idea has changed my life and I'm passionate about meeting others who have created meaning with their own simple ideas taken seriously. New episodes every Thursday.
Creating Ness Labs: Where Curious Minds Meet with Anne-Laure Le Cunff
In today's episode, I chat with the brilliant Founder of Ness Labs, Anne-Laure Le Cunff. Anne-Laure is a force to be reckoned with and her simple idea started as a commitment to writing at the intersection of productivity and mindfulness, with a lens of Neuroscience. We talk all about community building, asking for help, and experimenting with your ideas so that they can grow in magical and surprising ways.
Every Idea is Simple 🤯 With Yash Tekriwal
In today's episode, I'm shootin' the shit with Yash Tekriwal. He is a travel hacker, founder, innovation consultant, and data scientist. But most importantly, Yash is a teacher and coach. Join me as we discuss about connection and community, Yash's obsession with travel hacking, how to be findable as well as finding the value in clarifying what you believe in.
Breathwork with Conni Biesalski
In this episode, I talk with independent nomad Conni Biesalski as she has an electrifying and humbling experience with breathwork. Conni knows no bounds when it comes to her work, which is at intersection of the creative process, mindfulness as well as psychology and emotional intelligence. Join me as we nerd out on all things breathing.
That's a Gay Ass Movie with Eric Williams
In today's episode, I am chattin' it up with the hilarious Eric Williams. We talk about pop culture, Whoopi Goldberg, unemployment, and his brilliant simple idea: "That's a Gay Ass Movie." You'll hear about Eric's brilliant kaleidoscope mind and how he continues to show up through difficult moment so that he can continue spreading the message: be who you f**king are! Eric can be seen in numerous national ad campaigns such as CLEAR, American Express, Vita Coco and many more. He can also be seen on random NYC benches and Subways as well as all over his own instagram page!
The Power of Ideas with Molly Beck
In this episode, I talk with the amazing and creative genius Molly Beck, Founder & CEO of private podcasting platform, Messy.fm, who is building private podcasting networks for the world’s most innovative organizations. She also wrote a networking guidebook called Reach Out (McGraw-Hill). Join us as we have fits of laughter, an OkCupid story from Ms. Molly and help you take your simple ideas seriously.
Simple Ideas Taken Seriously
Welcome to the Simple Ideas Taken Seriously Podcast. Your host, Carly Valancy is an artist and community builder obsessed with people. Carly offers info and insight to help you take your simple idea seriously. Tune in every week on Thursdays to hear from experts from various industries to hear how they take their simple ideas seriously. I can't wait to hear about your simple idea!
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A Brilliant (Simple) Idea!
What a great idea for a podcast! Carly is a delightful and engaging host- her interviews are fun and insightful. I’m excited to hear her talk to great thinkers across many different industries!
What a treat
Carly is an absolute GIFT to the world. Her wit, joy, and creativity will at the very least put a smile on your face, but will more likely shift the path of your life in the direction of dreams you never knew you had. 10/10 will be listening to every episode. Also, the theme music $#%*ing slaps.
I Review Podcasts That Make Me Better Than Before I Listened
This is a simple idea that I take seriously and had not quite named it until listening here. So many podcasts leave me more enlightened and grounded than I was when I hit play and this one is no exception.
Carly has a contagious, positive and curious demeanor. I love how this podcast focuses on the simplicity of ideas and how they expand from there. I feel like I’m breathing in possibility and inspiration after listening! Don’t hesitate to subscribe! Carly Rocks!