Welcome to Don’t Keep Your Day Job! In this first episode, Cathy reveals the secrets that have transformed her creative career into a success. What advice from other creative minds has inspired her? How did a stranger on a standby flight change her life? What is the biggest excuse that holds people back from achieving their dreams, and how can you get motivated to overcome that? Say goodbye to that 9 to 5 grind, and start making strides towards the career change so you can make money doing what you truly love.

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TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE:

1. You can’t just work hard. You have to work smart.

2. Do your research.

3. Embrace what you deserve. You deserve to be happy.

4. Polite persistence pays off.

5. Be authentic and appreciative.

6. Have certainty.

7. Be resourceful.

8. Stop wasting energy complaining. Use it to take action instead.

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Ingrid Michaelson’s "The Way I Am" Old Navy commercial

iMac Flavours - the computers that smile at you

Lumineers “Hey Ho”

Jeff Garlin

Will Smith's "I'm going to die on a treadmill" on Tavis Smiley

Angela Duckworth’s TEDTalk on grit

Bill Burr

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Michael Jordan

Entertaining with Emily

Cathy's Billboard article

 

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