episode 24: Standing Out from the Competition with Jewelry Designer Freida Rothman

Jewelry designer Freida Rothman shares how she paired her realistic attitude and unrelenting determination to craft her own successful line of luxury jewelry products.

episode 23: Designing Your Destiny with Carly Cylinder

Floral designer Carly Cylinder proves that even in the face of exhaustion and rejection, perseverance can triumph.

episode 22: Love Your Natural sElf with Bobbi Brown

Makeup extraordinaire Bobbi Brown explains how embracing people’s natural inner and outer beauty fueled her confidence and pathway towards becoming a cosmetics icon.  

Episode 21: Celebrating Your Community with SusieCakes

SusieCakes founder Susan Sarich shares how she cooked up a flourishing bakery business by giving back to the community that supported her.


Episodes 20: Discover Your Worth with Kristeen Griffin-Grimes

Kristeen Griffin-Grimes explains how her passion for botany and the French culture, along with a deep well of gratitude has resulted in her thriving boutique business, French Girl Organics.

episode 19: Making a Difference with Ed Begley Jr.

Ed Begley Jr., the phenomenal Hollywood actor shares how he cultivated the skills to work on screen, what inspired his love for the environment, and why your passion will plant the seeds to a better future.

Episode 18: Defining Your Happiness with Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author and host of the popular podcast “Happier with Gretchen Rubin” shares the steps towards discovering, creating, and embracing your own happiness.

Episode 17:  Painting an Artistic Revolution with Rebecca Schweiger

Renowned artist Rebecca Schweiger shares how she left her success in the art galleries to create New York City’s #1 art school, the Art Studio NY.

episode 16: From 10% to 100% Entrepreneur with Patrick McGinnis

Entrepreneur and writer Patrick McGinnis teaches you how to test the financial sustainability of your passion projects, and what logistics you need to consider before launching your business and completely leaving your day job.

Episode 15: The Quick & Dirty Tips to Building Success with Mignon Fogarty

Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. “Grammar Girl” explains how she created the popular podcast network Quick and Dirty Tips, and how she’s kept the momentum going for over a decade.

episode 14: Freeing Your Mind with Susan Kaiser Greenland

Mindfulness and meditation expert Susan Kaiser Greenland teaches you tips and techniques to reframe an overly active mindset, and tolerate the discomfort and worries in life.

Episode 13: Writing Your Own Story with Novelist Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin shares her story about escaping a prestigious (yet miserable) occupation as a lawyer, fighting rounds of rejection, and becoming the author of multiple international bestsellers.

episode 12: Sculpting Your Dream with Brian Giniewski

Ceramic artist Brian Giniewski explains how he crafted a career in pottery using fun, failures, and most of all, passion.

Episode 11: Crafting a DIY Blog into an “Overnight Success” with Elise Blaha Cripe

Blogger and DIY craft connoisseur Elise Blaha Cripe shares how she turned her online presence into a small business that helps you achieve your goals.

episode 10: Unlocking Our Unlimited Potential with Fashion Designer Susan Lazar

This week, fashion entrepreneur Susan Lazar explains how an unrelenting persistence and impromptu attitude got her luxury clothing line into the biggest department stores around the country.

Episode 9: Standing Out Means Blending together with Ben Bram

Vocal arranger and producer Ben Bram shares how he used humility and respect for humanity to build a career with Pitch Perfect, Glee, and the talented, award-winning a capella group, Pentatonix.

Episode 8: Going the Distance Despite the Odds with Saul Blinkoff

This week, director Saul Blinkoff teaches you about working harder on and changing your attitude when you can’t reach your goals.

episode 7: Balancing Work, Motherhood & Happiness with Maggie Kiley

This week, film and television director Maggie Kiley explains how she created her own opportunities as she grew from an untrained filmmaker to a director on the hit television show, Scream Queens.

Episode 6: bakeries & small business with greg mindel

This week, professional baker Greg Mindel shares his recipe for starting a small business from scratch.

Episode 5: Comedian Wayne Federman's Keys to Success

This week, comedian Wayne Federman shares the best advice that shaped his career - how to handle constant disappointment and failure, why you need a “job job,” and how to use polite persistence to make important, lifelong connections.

Episode 4: Turning Misery into Motivation with Elisabeth Caren

This week, entertainment and fine art photographer Elisabeth Caren proves that a self-taught freelance photographer can make money from working unpaid gigs.

episode 3: The New Creative Business Model with Ari Herstand

This week, blogger and musician Ari Herstand teaches you about alternative paths that will spread your creative brand to a real life and online audience.

EPISODE 2: what can you do today?

This week, Cathy shares the first steps towards your creative goals - figuring out the "what," knowing the "why," and maximizing your resources to start building momentum.


In this very first episode, Cathy shares her secrets and her own inspirational story about becoming a creative success.

Episode 0: Introducing Don't Keep Your Day Job

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