Episode 50: Nancy Kruger Cohen - How a Career Change Feeds Your Soul

How do you follow a non-linear career path without the fear? Nancy Kruger Cohen, co-founder of Mouth.com shares how she fully embraced numerous career switches, and how she benefitted from each and every one. 

Episode 49: How to Do More in Less Time

How can you make the most of your limited time? Cathy shares her best time hacks to help you break down big projects, plan your weekly productivity, and flip your fear to excitement. 

Episode 48: Kruti Patel Goyal - How to Start An Etsy Shop

How can an Etsy store help your business? What do you need to start? Kruti Patel Goyal, Etsy's General Manager of Seller Services, shares the tips and tools that help you sell on Etsy with success.

Episode 47: Jenna Kutcher - How to Set & Achieve Your Goals

How can you set high and achievable goals? Jenna Kutcher - photographer, educator, and podcaster lays out the 5 fundamentals that built her business, and the essential steps for quitting your day job.

Episode 46: Binny Freedman - How to be Grateful

What does gratitude really mean? How does it make us happier? Binny Freedman, lecturer and inspirational educator shares his own journey of finding gratitude in the dark moments and how you can be thankful every single day.

Episode 45: Ask Me Anything - Facebook vs. Instagram, Client Growth & Too Many Passions

How do you focus on one passion? How long should you wait to contact a potential client? Join this Ask Me Anything to hear Cathy's advice on these topics and more.

Episode 44: Carey Bentley - How to Be Productive

How can we be more productive with our 24 hours? Productivity expert and Life Hack Boot Camp co-founder  Carey Bentley shares her tools to build efficient time management skills and a disciplined mentality.

Episode 43: How to Overcome Your Fears - Halloween Special

How can you overcome the fears that hold you back from living your dream? Find out how to embrace the feelings that scare you the most, and why this will make you stronger in the long run.

Episode 42: Jasmine Star - How Instagram Can Grow Your Business

Wedding photographer, blogger, and Instagram pro Jasmine Star on Instagram tips to target your audience and promote your business without sounding like a salesperson.

Episode 41: Debbie Millman - How to Design Meaningful Work

Debbie Millman, writer, artist, and host of the beloved Design Matters podcast on overcoming lifelong insecurity, setting priorities that reflect your dream job, and reveling in the long process of mastering your craft.

Episode 40: How to Start a Podcast

Why should you start a podcast? What equipment and software will make it become a reality? Find out the tools and tips it took to make this podcast, and how to build your audience once it's made.

Episode 39: David Sacks - How a TV Writer Defines Success

Why do we all want success, yet so few people actually achieve it? David Sacks, TV writer and producer on what you have to discover before you can truly strive for success in your career, your relationships, and your legacy.

Episode 38: Tamara Mellon - How to Revolutionize the Fashion Business Model

Tamara Mellon, co-founder of Jimmy Choo, on what it took to start a designer shoe brand, why she left the multi-million dollar company, and what she's doing differently to embrace the new age of e-commerce.

Episode 37: Caroline Miller - How to Get Grit

Author and positive psychology coach Caroline Miller on how your comfort zone, your social circle, and your level of humility are affecting your ability to build grit.

Episode 36: Amy Porterfield - How to Master Online Marketing

What are email lists? How do you use Facebook Groups to interact with your audience? Social media marketing pro Amy Porterfield on best tips and concrete steps towards implementing these tools and inspiring followers for life.

Episode 35:  Why Wait For January 1st? - Q&A with Cathy

Cathy shares what studies have discovered about maximizing your energy, how to organize your to-do list AND get it done, and what tricks you can use to make networking less uncomfortable.

Episode 34: Luria Petrucci - How to Use Live Video | Q&A

Cathy answers your questions with podcast pioneer Luria Petrucci about pursuing your dream job when you have student loans, preventing a chronic illness from becoming a go-to excuse, and making a profit from your side hustle.

Episode 33: Don Most - How to Find Happiness After "Happy Days" | Q&A

Actor Don Most (Happy Days) shares the rollercoaster of his creative journey, involving unexpected fame, disappointment in Hollywood, and the rediscovery of his true passion in music.

Episode 32: Trina Turk - How to Design the Fashion You Want

Fashion designer Trina Turk on accumulating industry expertise, getting fired, and creating her own brand.

Episode 31: #HustleHard - Q&A with Cathy

It's a full Q&A on how much to invest in social media, why you shouldn't let the small things keep you stuck, and how to get your loved ones to understand your passion. 

Episode 30: Mandy Moore - How to Leap into Choreography

Emmy-nominated choreographer Mandy Moore (La La Land, So You Think You Can Dance) takes us through the leaps and falls that have led to her phenomenal career.

Episode 29: David Wiseman - How to Become an Installation Artist

David Wiseman on attacking that scary blank canvas, setting yourself apart from the competition, and finding truth in your art.

Episode 28: Doug Bouton - How to Churn Up the Next Halo Top

Halo Top Ice Cream President & COO Doug Bouton on trudging through miserable law firms, barely staying afloat in years of debt, and finally perfecting a product that now fills the shelves of your local supermarket.

Episode 27: Jonathan Adler - How to Design a Home Decor Empire

Jonathan Adler, renowned home furniture designer and pottery maker on how intuitive knowledge, a machine-like mentality, and a sprinkle of luck transformed him from an "unemployable loser" to the creator of his home decor empire.

Episode 26: Nick Loper - How to Grow Your Side Hustle

Nick Loper on how his program Side Hustle Nation helps you maximize your time and build your income to jumpstart your creative business.

Episode 25: Colby Barr - How to Brew a Successful Coffee Brand

Verve Coffee co-founder Colby Barr serves the most important lessons he’s learned while building his coffee roasting business and expanding this carefully crafted brand.

episode 24: Freida Rothman - How to Become a Jewelry Designer

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: Carly Cylinder - How to Arrange a Flower Design Business

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

episode 22: Bobbi Brown - How a Makeup Artist Became a Makeup Brand

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

Episode 21: SusieCakes - How to Bake Up a Business Plan

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


Episodes 20: Kristeen Griffin-Grimes - How to Create a Global Skin Care Line

Kristeen Griffin-Grimes on 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: Ed Begley Jr. - How to Pursue Acting and Activism

Ed Begley Jr., the phenomenal Hollywood actor on 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: Gretchen Rubin - How to Be Happy

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

Episode 17:  Rebecca Schweiger - How to Become an Artistic Painter

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

episode 16: Patrick McGinnis - How to Expand from 10% to 100% Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur and writer Patrick McGinnis on 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: Mignon Fogarty - How to Start a Podcast Network

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: Susan Kaiser Greenland - How to Achieve Positive Thinking Through Mindfulness

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

Episode 13: Emily Giffin - How to Write a Bestselling Book

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

episode 12: Brian Ginewski - How to Become a Pottery Maker

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

Episode 11: Elise Blaha Cripe - How to Craft a Successful DIY Blog

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

episode 10: Susan Lazar - How to Become a Fashion Designer

Fashion entrepreneur Susan Lazar on how unrelenting persistence and an impromptu attitude got her luxury clothing line into the biggest department stores around the country.

Episode 9: Ben Bram - How to Become the Pentatonix Vocal Arranger

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

Episode 8: Saul Blinkoff - How to Animate Your Destiny

Director Saul Blinkoff on working harder and changing your attitude when you can’t reach your goals.

episode 7: Maggie Kiley - How to Direct a Work-Life Balance

Film and television director Maggie Kiley on 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: Greg Mindel - How a Small Business Bakery has Risen

Professional baker Greg Mindel's recipe for starting a small business from scratch.

Episode 5: Wayne Federman - How to Become a Comedian

Comedian Wayne Federman on 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: Elisabeth Caren - How to Become a Photographer

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

episode 3: Ari Herstand - How to Use the New Creative Business Model

Blogger and musician Ari Herstand on alternative paths that will spread your creative brand to a real life and online audience.

EPISODE 2: what can you do today?

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.

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