Welcome to Your Big Break Podcast!

Your Big Break Podcast features experts, producers and media entrepreneurs who share their behind the scenes tips and strategies to rock the media and grow their business with a lil’ help from the media!

YBB028: Jenn Scalia on ‘Rock Bottom’ to Online Biz Rockstar

Your Big Break Podcast, March 24, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Visibility Strategist and Online Biz Coach Jenn Scalia!

You are going to LOVE today’s episode if you are ready for your big break. Jenn Scalia is a visibility strategist and online biz coach who helps thousands of women (and men) get their big break in business.  Jenn shares that the ONE big thing that helped her business explode is alignment. She truly feels like she’s living her destiny. What an incredibly powerful reminder to trust yourself, trust your path and GO FOR IT!

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YBB027: Giovanni Marsico on the Archangels, Serendipity and his Big Break(s)

Your Big Break Podcast, March 17, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes ‘Curator of Superheroes’ and Founder of the Archangel Movement, Giovanni Marsico!

I’d like to start by thanking Giovanni for helping me breakthrough this year. In January, he gave me the opportunity to attend his flagship event the ‘Archangel Academy’ and it truly cracked me open in the best possible way. To be surrounded by a group of loving, kind, uber successful people is something that is transformative. Giovanni has an incredible gift of bringing together a tribe of people who truly want to help each other get their big breaks. Now, I don’t share this to brag that I’m part of a secret superhero society. It’s to firstly let you know that communities like this exist, and Gio is recruiting angels :-) As you’ll hear on the show, his story is so inspiring and truly speaks to the power of following your heart and success will follow.

 

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YBB026: Alex Echols on Hollywood, Big Breaks, and Best-Sellers

Your Big Break Podcast, March 9, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Mentor for Millennial Entrepreneurs, Alex Echols!

I had the privilege of meeting Alex in perhaps the coolest place in the gahdamn world. We met in Bali at an amazing event called Awesomenessfest (now Afest) a few years ago. We’ve kept in touch and I’ve watched some of the incredible big break moments he’s been creating over the years. On today’s episode we talk about how he left Hollywood (working on entertainment brands like Harry Potter, and The Dark Knight) to starting his own business, writing a kick-ass book and teaching millennials how to do the same. He also makes a radical declaration around the 27:15 mark about becoming a HayHouse author! I hope you love learning from Alex!

 

 

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YBB025: Lisa Greig on Bringing a ‘Morbid’ Topic to Mainstream Media in an Uplifting Way

Your Big Break Podcast, March 3, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Social Worker, TEDx Speaker and Founder of Silver Linings Events, Lisa Greig!

Today’s podcast guest, Lisa Greig, loves to talk about the thing that scares us the most: death. Though, she’s bringing the topic of death to the mainstream in an accessible and uplifting way. Lisa is a social worker, TEDx speaker and founder of Silver Linings Events (an event management company focused on bringing ‘life to death’ with end of life celebrations). Lisa was also featured on mainstream media in her hometown a few months ago which you can read about right here!

 

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YBB024: Kim ‘Kimmay’ Caldwell on Lingerie, Live Television and O Magazine

Your Big Break Podcast, February 25, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Lingerie Expert, Media Entrepreneur and Founder of Hurray Media, Kimmay Caldwell!

Today’s fabulous guest Kim ‘Kimmay’ Caldwell will help you feel more confident by teaching you the importance of wearing lingerie that fits you like a glove (for everyday and on-camera)! Kimmay is a lingerie expert and media entrepreneur. I first learned of her story when she had the chance to model a bathing suit in O Magazine.  She shares this story on the show, her experience with live television (her first on camera live interview was on the Martha Stewart Show!), the experience of seeing (and helping) women when they feel vulnerable (I mean – they are getting measured for a bra) and also how to be seen as an expert in your field.

 

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YBB023: Tanya Geisler Helps You Breakthrough the Imposter Complex

Your Big Break Podcast, February 18, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Leadership Coach, TEDx Speaker & Expert on The Imposter Complex Tanya Geisler!

Getting your big break can have a dark side. When you get to that next level of success in your business or your life, at some point your mind may think, ‘Who am I to be this succesful? Who am I to be an expert on this topic? Or who am I to go on that TV show?’ If you experience this, you are not alone. This is called the Imposter Complex, and as today’s podcast guest Tanya Geisler explains – this tends to pop up for high achieving people who have a strong level of integrity. The key is to notice when it pops up and have and having a plan to work through it. I’m so excited to share our conversation as I hope it helps you as you get to that next level!

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YBB022: Alexis Bennett (InStyle Beauty Reporter) on Her Journey to Working in Mainstream Media

Your Big Break Podcast, February 10, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes InStyle Beauty Reporter Alexis Bennett!

You’re going to LOVE this episode with Alexis Bennett (okay…I’m a bit biased). Alexis is a beauty reporter at InStyle where she writes about beauty trends, interviews celebs, and profiles beauty startups. In today’s episode she shares her inspiring journey (and big break experience) of moving from Florida to The Big Apple to pursue a career in journalism. She also shares her tips to pitch, what she looks for when featuring a company and she even shares her email address at the end if you believe you have a story she’d be interested in telling in InStyle!

 

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YBB021: Katie Zeppieri shares How to Get Mainstream Media Coverage for Your Movement

Your Big Break Podcast, February 4, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Author, TED Speaker and Creator of GIRL TALK, Katie Zeppieri!

When you’ve figured out what you’re passionate about and know that your message can help your audience – you naturally want to share it.

Media is an incredible tool to help you amplify your message.

Today’s podcast guest, Katie Zeppieri is incredibly passionate about empowering young girls and has been featured numerous times in the media to help spread the word. Katie is an author, TED speaker and she’s been featured on Forbes, The Huffington Post, Virgin, CP24 to name a few.

Katie also happens to be one of my best friends. We actually started a TV show together (called ‘The Real Deal & Meal’) back in university and have been supporting each other ever since. Interviewing Katie was my first ‘in person’ interview! It was so fun (and a lil’ scary) to interview her at my house!

 

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YBB020: John Lee Dumas Shares His First Big Break and His New Book

Your Big Break Podcast, January 28, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Creator of EOFire.com and TheFreedomJournal.com

Six months ago, I was freaking out. I had decided to pitch John Lee Dumas (host of Entrepreneur on Fire) to be on his daily podcast show. I did not truly feel ready, but I went for it and alas (and huzzah)… he said YES. John has interviewed +1200 people and has over +1,000,000 downloads of his podcast per month. He started small and built his brand over the last three years, and is now in a position to give entrepreneurs their big break. I’m so grateful/jazzed to be on episode 1083. So it is a supreme honour to share that the tables have turned, and I invited John to share his story on Your Big Break podcast…and this time, he said YES! Right now John is promoting his Kickstarter campaign for his new book TheFreedomJournal.com. If you’re interested in being given a tool to help you tackle the next 100 days with FOCUS, get yourself a copy right here.

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YBB019: Altrichia Cook on Building Your Brand Fast with Mainstream Media

Your Big Break Podcast, January 21, 2016

Your Big Break Podcast welcomes Founder of Allusions by A. Lekay, Altrichia Cook

I am SOOOO excited for you to listen to Altrichia’s story and learn from her exciting trajectory. I met Altrichia in the most glamorous way. We met on set in NYC for a Cosmopolitan video shoot – and I was so inspired by her caring nature and passion for encouraging women to feel fierce and fabulous. She has built her business in two years with help from mainstream media – including her design being featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan!

 

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