The Meaning Movement: Helping You Find Your Calling, Create Your Life's Work, and Make Career Change

The Meaning Movement: Helping You Find Your Calling, Create Your Life's Work, and Make Career Change
The Meaning Movement: Helping You Find Your Calling, Life’s Work, FInd Purpose & Inspiration, and Create Career Change
[Fear] Fail First
Feb 28 • 13 min
Any time you create something important, there’s the possibility that it will not work. Every project comes with a unique worst case scenario that plays out in your mind. This episode, part three of a three part series on fear, deals with the necessity of…
[FEAR] It’s Always Hard
Feb 21 • 14 min
No matter who you are or how courageous you are, fear will always attempt to push you toward places of comfort. This episode, the second part of a three part series on fear, explores the interplay between desire and fear and how your best work comes from…
[Fear] What You Need to Know About Fear
Feb 14 • 12 min
The willingness to enter into and wrestle with your fear is one of the most important aspects of doing work that matters. This episode, the first of a three part series, explores how fear functions both physiologically and psychologically, in order to…
[SHORT] The Tension
Dec 15, 2016 • 8 min
Every meaningful pursuit has one thing in common: the tension. The tension between where you want to go, and where you are right now. Between the time you need and the time you have. Between what makes money and what makes meaning. And on and on. It takes…
Love and Money with Caroline Lee
Dec 8, 2016 • 59 min
Caroline Lee is a serial entrepreneur. Let me tell you, this woman knows how to make stuff happen— and she does it in a very contagious way. She’s a photographer, musician, and owner of multiple businesses. As Caroline puts it, some things she does for…
Creatively Funding Your Dream with Ben Arment
Dec 1, 2016 • 48 min
No matter what your dream project is, you have to find a way to pay for it. If it’s a job, you have to get hired. If it’s a business, you have to get customers. If it’s a creative project, you have to find supporters. Or do you? In today’s episode, I talk…
[Short] The Obstacle is the Way
Nov 17, 2016 • 13 min
In story form, the main character or hero wants something and embarks on a quest to achieve it. That quest is riddled with challenges and obstacles, which is what makes the story fun and entertaining. But in our lives and careers, we tend to think of…
From Burned-Out to Bakery Founder with Michelle Savage
Nov 10, 2016 • 36 min
Michelle Savage is a friend, former client, and founder of Savage Goods, a gluten free and vegan bakery in El Paso, Tx. A few years ago she left her job and moved to Europe for few months, and dream about what would come next for her. I had the chance to…
Creating a Portfolio Life with Jeff Goins
Nov 3, 2016 • 60 min
Jeff Goins is a writer, and online entrepreneur. He is the author of four books, including the best selling Art of Work— one of my favorites books about work and meaning. Jeff and I had the chance to talk about his work and the meaning behind it. I know I…
[Short] What’s Your Inciting Incident?
Oct 27, 2016 • 11 min
In story form the Inciting Incident is the event that jump starts the narrative. It sets in motion the events that push the main character out of her/his comfort zone. In life, there are certain events that commonly push us to make changes and reevaluate…
Sabbaticals are for Everyone: Why, How, and When with Lacy Clark Ellman
Oct 20, 2016 • 47 min
Today’s episode is a little different. In my conversation with Corbett Barr in the last episode, I was struck by the role that time off played in his career shift. We talked about it as both a “sabbatical” and a “vision quest”. Though most people might be…
How Extended Time Off Can Help You Succeed with Corbett Barr
Oct 13, 2016 • 48 min
Corbett Barr is an entrepreneur and blogger. He is a cofounder of — an online community built around business training for entrepreneurs. Corbett’s work took a dramatic turn when he left the traditional venture capital startup world to ask the…
[Short] The Hero’s Journey and Your Work
Oct 6, 2016 • 7 min
Everyone loves a good story. We gather around tables with friends and tell stories. We listen to podcasts that tell stories. We watch movies, plays, and read books that all tell stories. And we do this for a reason— we want to be moved. We want to be…
Pivoting Into Your Calling with Branden Harvey
Sep 29, 2016 • 39 min
Branden Harvey is a storyteller who uses photography, social media, and many other mediums to tell of the good in the world. He’s the host of the Sounds Good Podcast and writes weekly about best things happening in the world in his Goodnewsletter. I had…
From Fulfilling Expectations to Creating Your Career with Eleazar Ruiz
Sep 22, 2016 • 32 min
Eleazar Ruiz is a graphic designer, writer, and entrepreneur. I was introduced to Eleazar’s work by a listener, and I’m so grateful for that connection. Eleazar and I got together in person on a sunny summer day at my studio in Seattle. I really…
The Pursuit of Global Impact With Dressember’s Blythe Hill
Sep 15, 2016 • 39 min
Blythe Hill is the founder of an international movement that raises awareness of sex trafficking and supports the work of anti-trafficking and aftercare organizations. So often we learn about global problems and feel powerless to do anything about them. I…
The Art of Persistence with Sleeping At Last’s Ryan O’Neal
Sep 8, 2016 • 37 min
Ryan O’Neal writes and records under the name Sleeping At Last. His music has been featured in TV shows, movies, and Super Bowl advertisements. In this episode we get to go behind the scenes with him to discover what it has taken for him to be a…
Self Compassion in your Career with Leo Babauta
Sep 8, 2016 • 41 min
Leo Babauta, creator of the popular blog Zen Habits, reflects on his career and journey into writing. He shares some of his tips on habit building, mindful living, and self compassion. If you have any dreams of becoming a writer, or want more kindness…
Start Here - The Introduction
Sep 8, 2016 • 3 min
Host Dan Cumberland introduces the podcast and where he hopes it will go. This is a great show to start with, if you’re the kind of person that likes introductions and context. If not, jump right in to the next episode