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This is the place where we lay everything bare, where we discuss the thin line between success and failure. We look at people who have failed and then succeeded. No gimmicks, No fine words, No perspire to acquire. We are here to unlearn-learn-relearn.

The Switch by Ife Taiwo Ifeoluwa Taiwo

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This is the place where we lay everything bare, where we discuss the thin line between success and failure. We look at people who have failed and then succeeded. No gimmicks, No fine words, No perspire to acquire. We are here to unlearn-learn-relearn.

    #029 Carolina Gutierrez: Prioritizing Mental Awareness Amongst Founders

    #029 Carolina Gutierrez: Prioritizing Mental Awareness Amongst Founders

    Carolina is a serial entrepreneur that prioritizes and advocates for mental wellness in business. She speaks on and delivers solutions that contribute to the peace and well-being of entrepreneurs.
    Being a business owner is not for the faint of heart. Nothing properly prepares you for the ups and downs entrepreneurship brings.

    72% of entrepreneurs suffer directly or indirectly from mental health challenges.
    💣 They have a 3-4X higher likely hood of suicide than the general population.
    💣 62% report feeling depressed at least once per week.

    So why isn’t this spoken about more? Where are the warnings before embarking on this journey?
    We actively look for help in all other aspects of our business except to address the emotional and social toll it has on our lives. This needs to change today.
    Carolina and i speak on the issue of mental wellness amongst entrepreneurs, she spoke about how there is a lot of burnout amongst founders and what we can do to find a balance. How founders can also find the balance between drive and passion and the people they work it. We speak about how men need to speak up and find some help when they notice them slipping.
    Carolina can be reached here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meetcarolina/

    • 40 min
    #028 Alvin Narsey: Visibility, Cash and Profit

    #028 Alvin Narsey: Visibility, Cash and Profit

    Alvin is an Entrepreneur and Business Coach. His uniqueness is sharing the skills that business owners need to increase their income, provide value to their clients and customers, and live a life of massive personal freedom. 
    Trained as a Pharmacist in Melbourne, Australia, I bought my first business as a partnership a few years after I graduated from the University. Now, he has sold his businesses and focuses on travelling the world and helping other Retail  Business Owners
    In this episode, we speak about the difference between cash and profit and how you should approach both. We also speak about how you should delegate and not be the entrepreneur doing everything all at once. We spoke about balance, how to set KPIs and metrics for your business and how you should document everything.

    You can catch Alvin at https://www.facebook.com/alvin.narsey.7 

    • 30 min
    #027 Mark A Herschberg: Be Intentional About Your Career

    #027 Mark A Herschberg: Be Intentional About Your Career

    Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. From tracking criminals and terrorists on the dark web to creating marketplaces and new authentication systems, Mark has spent his career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s and in academia. He helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, dubbed MIT’s “career success accelerator,” where he teaches annually. 
    In this episode, we talk about the existing skills gap after leaving school and starting your career and how graduates have to be intentional about your filling those gaps to help improve their career trajectory. having a plan and also how to network. We talk about how to network internally and externally. How to navigate the tricky office politics scenario and how to do networking right. We also spoke about his book: https://www.thecareertoolkitbook.com/. 

    • 38 min
    #026 Kathleen Donnelly Israel: Forgivenes, Inner Peace and Pilgrimage

    #026 Kathleen Donnelly Israel: Forgivenes, Inner Peace and Pilgrimage

    Come with me on this journey of Forgiveness, Inner Peace and ForgivenessPilgrimage. My guest today is 72-year-old Kathleen Donnelly Israel. Kathleen took care of her disabled husband for 17 years. She studied online with many enlightened thought leaders and healers during that time. She developed some spiritual philosophies and she shared them with those I met on the Camino Frances from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago, Spain. In this episode, we spoke about her growing up, how she met her husband and what she felt during those years she was taking care of him. 
    She is also the author of "Wisdom on the Camino: A Spiritual Journey Sharing Forgiveness and Possibilities to Inspire the Rest of Your Life."

    Link Below
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09CR9MGD3

    • 44 min
    #025 William Attaway: Leading to Make a Difference

    #025 William Attaway: Leading to Make a Difference

    William Attaway is a Leadership Coach for Catalytic Leadership, LLC, a company he founded to help leaders to INTENTIONALLY grow and thrive. He has served in local church ministry for nearly 25 years, and as a pastor, author, and speaker, he is passionate about communicating the unchanging truths of the Bible in relevant and practical ways that people can understand and apply. He is the Lead Pastor of Southview Community Church, a church in Herndon, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.) where he has served for over seventeen years. In this episode, we discussed how he transitioned from corporate America to church leadership. we looked into how leading in a church or NGO isn't totally different from leading in a corporate setting and how you can track metrics for evaluation. we spoke about why you should be intentional in your leadership journey and the importance of a coach.  
    You can get Williams book on Amazon
    https://www.amazon.com/Catalytic-Leadership-Becoming-Intentional-Difference/dp/B09QNWZVS3?pldnSite=1

    • 39 min
    #010 Ezekiel Yusuf: Harnessing the Power of the Mind.

    #010 Ezekiel Yusuf: Harnessing the Power of the Mind.

    In this Episode, we talked about the different aspects of the mind )subconscious,preconscious and conscious. We also looked at the how positive affirmations affect our lives and how parent can help their children become better..

    • 57 min

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