Imperfection Wins

Imperfection Wins

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Executive Coach, HR Consultant and chronic perfectionist, Sam Willing, reflects on her journey into middle age and how she’s finally accepted that the very idea of perfection is what has held her back. Practicing grace for herself and others and letting go of perfection has put her on the path towards freedom. Come experience real talk, encouragement and a little humor!


#23 Tackling Hard Conversations
Feb 18 • 54 min
Recorded live on 1150KKNW with special guest Kate Isler. It sometimes feels more comfortable to avoid tough topics than to approach them with an open mind and kindness. Today Kate and I talk about one of those topics – gender parity and where we are in…
#22 Today’s Insta-Perfect Culture
Feb 11 • 53 min
Recorded live on 1150KKNW with special guest Anne Taylor Hartzell. Today, talk about the pitfalls of Social Media and the ‘Insta-Perfect culture we live in today. We scroll through our social media feeds, viewing curated pictures of everyone’s life - and…
#21 Planting Seeds of Compassion
Feb 6 • 54 min
Recorded live on 1150KKNW with special guest Bella Chaffey. Today I kick off the podcast with the idea of planting seeds of compassion for yourself and others. Then Bella Chaffey joins me to discuss her journey in starting Alexanders’ Hope. Her mission is…
#20 The Power of Human Connection
Jan 29 • 52 min
Recorded live on 1150KKNW with special guest Cha Barefield. Today we dive into the power of human connection and the benefits of bringing your whole self to your relationships. We also explore creating deep connections with people – even over the most…
#19 Pause and Be Present
Jan 21 • 56 min
Recorded live on 1150KKNW with special guest Leah Kapernick where we dive into mindfulness and the benefits of taking a moment to pause and be present during your day. Use it to be a better leader, cultivate better relationships, and bring your whole self…
#18 Goals vs. Intentions
Jan 17 • 55 min
Here we are – kicking off 2020 with a live radio show every week! Thank you for joining me in this brand-new Season. Today I’m going to reflect on my journey of the past year, and then we’ll explore the differences between setting goals and intentions.…
#17 Lose Your Inner Mean Girl
Nov 21, 2019 • 34 min
Today, my guest Jenny McAlaine and I talk about that inner mean girl. You know, that little voice that tells you that you are not enough? It’s time to give ourselves more self-love and control our innermost thoughts. This is the last show for this year!…
#16 Dealing With The Hard Stuff
Nov 7, 2019 • 16 min
Do you ever find yourself trapped by negative thinking? Do you tend to be kinder and gentler to your friends than you are to yourself? Listen to this short and vulnerable episode on self-compassion. Learn about why we need it and how to practice it. Be…
#15 Stories of Resilience: Unexpected Launch
Sep 30, 2019 • 47 min
This is a story of heartbreak, strength, and finding yourself along the way. Today I sit down with Kirstin Duncan, host of Unexpected Launch Podcast. 4-years ago, life, as she knew it completely fell apart. Her story of resilience provides us with a…
#14 Stories of Resilience: Blind Faith
Sep 16, 2019 • 45 min
You have the choice to keep moving forward and live a life of intention or stay home and do nothing. In this episode, I have a raw, inspirational conversation with Clark Roberts about resilience and how our limitations can be our most unique gifts. Show…
#13 Debunking the Success Lie with Janelle Bruland
Aug 15, 2019 • 33 min
Have you bought into the lie that success requires you to do more, work harder, and accept more responsibility? Janelle Bruland, the author of the Success Lie, guides us on a more intentional and optimistic path to living a life of significance. Learn how…
#12 Imposter Syndrome in Young Professionals
Jul 3, 2019 • 19 min
Imposter syndrome is a common issue that is showing up in young adults as they enter the workforce. Am I competent enough for this job? What are my skills? Will I be able to do this? Today my summer intern, Meredith Barry and I chat about the reality of…
#11 Fighting Resistance with James Colburn
May 30, 2019 • 41 min
Many of us spend our lives searching for our calling or our lives’ purpose. What we don’t realize is that it’s right in front of us and that we already possess it. Today I speak with James Colburn, author of the book Resucceed, about fighting resistance…
#10 Resistance: Own It, Fight It, Win!
May 13, 2019 • 24 min
Why do we do things over and over that don’t help us or make us feel our best? Do you wonder how to be more self-disciplined? We all have resistance in our lives. But, do you realize how it shows up? In this episode, I will help you fight resistance and…
#9 Living Outside the Box with Jordan Steele
Apr 25, 2019 • 31 min
Many of us feel obligated to put ourselves in a box, ultimately limiting our potential to showcase our multiple talents and roles in life. Today, I speak with KING 5 Emmy award-winning Meteorologist about living outside the box and encouraging others to…
#8 Hear From our Listeners
Apr 18, 2019 • 15 min
We are so grateful to hear from you! In this episode, Dr. Renee St Jaques joins me to follow-up with listeners and provide additional insight into overcoming imposter syndrome. Show notes and resources from this episode Want more? Sign up to get my…
#7 Imposter Syndrome and Your Brain Dr. Renee St Jacques!
Mar 30, 2019 • 45 min
In this episode, I speak with Dr.Renee St Jacques, a psychologist, about how imposter syndrome happens on the inside – in our brains! Yes, it’s a real psychological thing. Listen to find out how you can train your brain to beat those negative triggers and…
#6 Imposter Syndrome, It’s a Real Thing
Mar 10, 2019 • 32 min
Do you feel you have had a hand in your success, or do you usually attribute it to luck, being in the right place, at the right time? Do you compare yourself to others? Imposter syndrome is a real thing that many people face in today’s society. In this…
#5 Slow Down and See People Clearly
Feb 9, 2019 • 21 min
In today’s insanely busy world, we often lose the ability to see people clearly. In our busyness, do we make people feel dispensable, devalued? In this episode, we tackle the concept of seeing ourselves and other people more clearly. Show notes and…
#4 Put Your YES Into Action
Jan 28, 2019 • 25 min
How do you take action in your life? Are you fixated on things going precisely according to plan? Join me as I wrap up this three-part series on putting YES into action. Show notes and resources from this episode Want more? Sign up to get my monthly…
#3 Claim Your Unique Value
Jan 15, 2019 • 25 min
Hi everyone! Do you know what is unique about you and the value you bring to each role in your life? If you don’t know what you want, what you are good at, where your gifts are best used, how can you make sure you are giving yourself to the right things…
#2 Commit to Saying YES
Jan 9, 2019 • 23 min
Some people compartmentalize their life, which limits our growth and self-development. But, what if you don’t have to choose one over the other? Find out how choosing to say YES in your life can help you embrace opportunity and stop undervaluing yourself.…
#1 Welcome to the Imperfection Wins Podcast
Dec 31, 2018 • 18 min
Welcome to my very first episode of the Imperfection Wins Podcast. Join me as I turn my life upside down (on purpose!) to spread my message of encouragement, grace, and authenticity. In this episode, I introduce my story and embark with you on a journey…