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

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Dan Cumberland is on a mission to push you into t…
Art, Work, and Life with Ileana Haberman
Sep 17 • 39 min
Ileana Haberman is an artist and small business owner. She loves her art. In her words, her art is what she has to do— she doesn’t have a choice. And her business supports her art and allows her a life where she gets to create art. I found her…
From Acting to Coaching with Michelle Ward
Jul 12 • 40 min
Michelle Ward helps creative women build businesses and do work they love. She didn’t always have this career goal in mind. Her younger years were spent in pursuit of one thing: theater. But she eventually got to the point when she needed to make a…
Finding Your Way After College with Paul Girgis
Jun 18 • 43 min
Paul Girgis is an old and close friend. Of all the guests on this podcast, I know him better and have shared more life with him. He’s gone through a big shift in his career in the past few years. I’ll let him tell the story, but…
How Mindset Changes Everything with Caitlin Pyle
May 16 • 46 min
Like many of us, Caitlin Pyle started a very important journey in her life in an unexpected way. She lost her job. As with every great story, it always begin with an inciting incident. This was Caitlin’s. What happened next…
Millenials and How to Be an Adult (at any age!) with Paul Angone
May 1 • 36 min
Paul Angone has something to say to 20-somethings, but not just 20-somethings. He has something to say to anyone who is in some sort of transition. If you’re asking questions like, What’s next? Who am I? What am I doing with my life?— he has…
Advocating for the Needs of Others with Brandon Shurr
Apr 19 • 39 min
Money matters. But it’s not the only thing that matters. As a professional, whose work has to do with career— money is always a part of the conversations that I’m having. You can’t talk about work and meaning without also…
How to Make a Successful Career Transition with Jenny Foss
Apr 10 • 39 min
Jenny Foss is an expert in job transitions. Years ago, when she suddenly found herself a single parent, she did the last thing that many of us would consider doing: starting her own business. I’ll let her tell that story and some of the…
Creating a Legacy with Katherine Paterson
Mar 15 • 43 min
My guest today is literally living legend—one of a small handful of people selected by the Library of Congress for their contributions to society. She’s the author of many books, a few of which have also become movies. One of the many…
Creativity, Art, and Emotional Breakdowns with Andy J. Pizza
Feb 28 • 49 min
When his freelance work dried up, Andy j. Miller hit the bottom. With bills due and a family to care for, he did the last thing imaginable for a creative: he started pursuing sales and marketing. Years later he is now working…
[SHORT] Fearless February
Jan 31 • 8 min
What is Fearless February? It’s a social movement to help you face your fears and take personal meaningful risks in the month of February. It’s an opportunity for you to dig deeper than tired New Year Resolutions and make big progress toward…
Quitting a Dream Job with Elle Griffin
Dec 19, 2017 • 53 min
Elle Griffin set off to pursue her dream: creating a modern magazine focused on spirituality for women. After growing it over time, the opportunity presented itself for her to go full time with it— she was going to live the dream! A…
The Power of Being Helpful with Jason Zook
Dec 1, 2017 • 55 min
In my opinion, Jason Zook is one of the most interesting people online. I first became aware of him when he had a project called i wear your shirt, where he got sponsors to pay him to wear their t-shirts all month. Later he wrote a book…
The Benefits of Mindful Journaling with Marc Champagne
Nov 20, 2017 • 44 min
Is journaling helpful? What is mindful journaling, what are it’s benefits, and how do you do it? These are a few of the questions that I brought to Marc Champagne, the co-founder of Kyo— a journalling app that seeks…
Procrastination, Motivation, and Memory with Mary Lamia
Nov 7, 2017 • 41 min
Mary Lamia is a psychologist, psychoanalyst, professor, and author. Her work centers on helping people foster emotional awareness. As a young girl, she became curious about the mind and how it works and began learning anything she could. this set…
[SHORT] IDK What To Do With My Life: Student Edition
Oct 25, 2017 • 8 min
“IDK what to do with my life.” It’s one of the most common phrases expressing the angst and struggle of purpose, vocation, and calling. So common, in fact, that we usually laugh it off and change the subject. Thankfully, there…
How to Find Work You Love with Scott Barlow
Oct 17, 2017 • 45 min
Scott Barlow struggled to land on a major that fit in college. He just never felt like he knew what he wanted to do. It wasn’t until he was fired from his first job, which he hated, that he really began trying to find something that was a good…
From Engineer to Artist with Tom Froese
Oct 9, 2017 • 38 min
Tom Froese is an illustrator and commercial artist. Having failed art in his Senior Year, Tom went on to study computer networking and engineering. However, after graduation, he began pursuing art again thanks to an opportunity to work in graphic…
Rekindling the Passion in Your Career with Cathy Terepocki
Sep 28, 2017 • 34 min
What do you do when your art and work no longer give you the same spark it once did? How do you rediscover it? After working hard for years to establish herself as a full-time ceramics artist, these are the questions that…
When Injury Ends a Career with Matt McWilliams
Sep 12, 2017 • 43 min
After being forced to give up his dream of being a professional golfer due to injury, Matt landed a job teaching golf in his Dad’s business. It was here that he first dabbled in the world of online marketing, back in 2002, and found he had a real…
How Your Heartbeat Shapes Your Future with Tyler Mongan
Aug 27, 2017 • 52 min
Research shows that the physiological state of our bodies effect our mental state and imagination. In other words, what you’re experiencing and feeling in your body at any moment has an impact on the way your mind works. In today’s show, host Dan…
Quitting Your Job and Designing Your Career with Kris Reyes
Jul 5, 2017 • 43 min
Kris Reyes is a journalist and former TV news anc…
[Fear] Fail First
Feb 28, 2017 • 13 min
Any time you create something important, there’s …
[FEAR] It’s Always Hard
Feb 21, 2017 • 14 min
No matter who you are or how courageous you are, …
[Fear] What You Need to Know About Fear
Feb 14, 2017 • 12 min
The willingness to enter into and wrestle with yo…
[SHORT] The Tension
Dec 15, 2016 • 8 min
Every meaningful pursuit has one thing in common:…
Love and Money with Caroline Lee
Dec 8, 2016 • 59 min
Caroline Lee is a serial entrepreneur. Let me tel…
Creatively Funding Your Dream with Ben Arment
Dec 1, 2016 • 48 min
No matter what your dream project is, you have to…
[Short] The Obstacle is the Way
Nov 17, 2016 • 13 min
In story form, the main character or hero wants s…
From Burned-Out to Bakery Founder with Michelle Savage
Nov 10, 2016 • 36 min
Michelle Savage is a friend, former client, and f…
Creating a Portfolio Life with Jeff Goins
Nov 3, 2016 • 60 min
Jeff Goins is a writer, and online entrepreneur. …
[Short] What’s Your Inciting Incident?
Oct 27, 2016 • 11 min
In story form the Inciting Incident is the event …
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 con…
How Extended Time Off Can Help You Succeed with Corbett Barr
Oct 13, 2016 • 48 min
Corbett Barr is an entrepreneur and blogger. He i…
[Short] The Hero’s Journey and Your Work
Oct 6, 2016 • 7 min
Everyone loves a good story. We gather around tab…
Pivoting Into Your Calling with Branden Harvey
Sep 29, 2016 • 39 min
Branden Harvey is a storyteller who uses photogra…
From Fulfilling Expectations to Creating Your Career with Eleazar Ruiz
Sep 22, 2016 • 32 min
Eleazar Ruiz is a graphic designer, writer, and e…
The Pursuit of Global Impact With Dressember’s Blythe Hill
Sep 15, 2016 • 39 min
Blythe Hill is the founder of an international mo…
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 Sle…
Self Compassion in your Career with Leo Babauta
Sep 8, 2016 • 41 min
Leo Babauta, creator of the popular blog Zen Habi…
Start Here - The Introduction
Sep 8, 2016 • 3 min
Host Dan Cumberland introduces the podcast and wh…