If you want to be #1 in your field, live your legacy and create maximum impact, The Play Big Movement Podcast is for you. The Play Big Movement was inspired by Sharon Lechter’s desire and dedication to play big again after suffering the devastating loss of her son in 2012. After a career of playing big as the driving force behind the talking books industry, the Rich Dad brand and the revival of Think and Grow Rich, the loss of her son stopped her in her tracks…shifting her focus and business endeavors into neutral or autopilot. Today, in honor of her son Sharon is pursuing greatness yet again and is opening her success manual to you so you can join her in the Play Big Movement. In each episode of the Play Big Movement Podcast, Sharon interviews people who are the best in their field: experts, entrepreneurs, business owners, authors, creatives, and all-around successes. You will hear about how each extraordinary guest played big to get to the top, what they had to overcome to get there, and their advice, tips and strategies for you to become #1 in your field, live your legacy and create maximum impact.
Discovering Who You Are with Katie Richardson
Katie Richardson is an entrepreneur, speaker, product designer, coach, welder, mom, wife, and innovator who is a true force in every field in which she works. In addition to creating amazing products like the puj tub, Katie is a life coach helping hundreds of women transform their lives and achieve their wildest dreams. Through reshaping her mindset and acknowledging her talents rather than stepping away from the spotlight, Katie was able to achieve fulfillment in every aspect of her life from career to life and family.
Sharon speaks with Katie about how to achieve this sense of fulfillment in every aspect of her life, both spiritually and entrepreneurially. We speak about the importance of feeling fulfilled and how it comes with a powerful grasp of your own self-worth. Especially women tend to rely on feeling invisible and like there is nothing special about them, however, Katie goes into depth into why it is vital that we never give up and rather find out how we are destined to succeed.
What You Will Learn
Importance of understanding creation and building in starting a business Value of feeling fulfilled in every aspect of life Importance of understanding our own self worth Risks of feeling like we want to give up
Who's in Your Front Row? with Carey Conley
Carey Conley is back on the show to speak about how she empowers women to thrive by turning their goals from ideas in their heads to reality. She is a nationally recognized public speaker, author, and co-founder of Infinite Nation. She is committed to helping women create the best version of themselves by propelling them to succeed in every aspect of their lives - including a healthy lifestyle, financial prosperity, and spiritual connection.
Sharon speaks with Carey about her powerful ability to connect with women from all walks of life. We additionally go into depth into Carey’s unique perspective on goal setting and how she used her own experience to create a carefully tailored ideology that all women can follow. Carey speaks about the importance of the power of association and how someone can carefully analyze the connections in their own lives to maximize one’s success and happiness in all aspects of their lives.
What You Will Learn
How to get your ideas from head to paper Carey’s technique for analyzing your relationships How to understand which relationships ate most important Why we restrict ourselves and how to avoid it Common problems that all women face
Finding Your Lane with Gaby Jordan
No matter your path in life, Gaby Jordan is here to help. A member of the Handel Group, Gaby went from litigator to leader and life coach. She works with people at all stages of their careers to develop life skills and tools that allow people to live their lives to their fullest potential, without excuses holding you back from success in your personal or business endeavors. She currently works as a Corporate Consultant, mentoring people in a growth-oriented direction and inspiring people to engage in lifelong learning.
In this episode, Sharon speaks with Gaby about her path from working as a legal litigator to the current inspirational life coach that she is today. They also discuss excuses that we often make in our everyday lives, and how ridding ourselves of the negativity that is weighing us down and taking action towards the life we desire can lead to substantial and powerful change. Gaby goes in depth into her believes about the importance of growth at all stages of life and how we can all be the CEOs of our own life and livelihood.
What You Will Learn
Gaby’s path to success How Gaby went from litigator to life coach Common excuses we make in life How to learn to become our best self How Gaby’s programs can help you
Pursuing Freedom with Erin Bradley
Erin Bradley is an expert when it comes to building a life that you do not need a vacation from. Once hitting rock bottom trying to build her business, Erin was able to build success without giving up her peace of mind, or quality of life. Through her coaching work, public speaking, and recent book Pursuing Freedom, Erin is able to teach people her technique to build a career and company that allows for both time AND financial freedom. She is the host of The Real Estate Podcast, mother, founder, and all-around amazing human.
In this episode, Sharon speaks with Erin about how she overcame her initial struggles and was able to build her business through not only educating herself but through prioritizing happiness and creating an environment for her coworkers where they felt that they could work hard without giving up their quality of life. We cover Erin’s journey from barely being able to afford a cup of coffee to the highly successful businesswoman that she is today. Erin and I speak about the value of creating businesses that can propel you to success and put money in your wallet your entire life rather than just up to retirement. Learn to build a life where you do not need to make concessions to achieve the happiness that you deserve.
What You Will Learn
How to love your business and life Tips to avoid burnout Reasons to develop a heart-centered company Overcoming burnout
Tactics to Amplify Your Impact with Elaine Ralls
This week’s guest is Elaine Ralls, a long-time friend of mine and co-founder of commit Agency. Elaine helps brands grow and sustain their impact. The media dubbed her a “Serial Entrepreneur” after the launch and sale of numerous private enterprises, and she serves on multiple public and nonprofit boards. We talk about the silver lining of the pandemic for businesses, how to figure out what you should be doing with your life, insights on personal branding, and more!
What You Will Discover:
Why this is an ideal time to take a step back and look at how your brand is currently positioned How to attain clarity on your goals using the hedgehog concept Ideas for adapting your business model when the world unexpectedly changes Resources:
Check out the agency Elaine co-founded at https://commitagency.com/
How to Tell a Story in Your Brand with Marc Gutman
Marc Gutman is the founder of Wildstory, a company that helps businesses create authentic stories by generating buyers and brand loyalty. They help solve big business problems and create a plan for long-term success by considering everything from story, strategy, culture brand, and content equally. Starting out in the film industry, Marc moved on to working as an entrepreneur but realized his inner drive to work as a writer. Through his business, Marc was able to combine his two interests allowing him to build success while also following his passions.
Sharon speaks with Marc about his career path from driving film around Los Angeles to the accomplished person that he is today. We speak about how to find a path that fits your interests, as well as build a business plan that will prepare both you and your company for the utmost success. Marc dives into the importance of brand image and the way that your company presents itself to the world, as well as the value of relevancy and staying modernized rather than letting your company get caught in the past. We speak about what it means to build a better business not only for the money in your pockets but for the health and growth of the larger world and environment that surrounds us.
What You Will Learn
7 rules that every brand should follow Importance of being at the forefront of advancement How to find your desired career path Value of relevancy Techniques to build a better business
Sharon does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The show is filled with beautiful insights and wit. Her guests offer awesome advice as well. I would recommend this show to anyone looking to be inspired!
I highly recommend this podcast! Sharon and her guests offer very valuable content!
So much wisdom!
Awesome podcast Sharon!