Podcast Episodes

134: The ABCs of Vision

A is for Actualize. B is for Brainstorm. C is for create. Okay, just kidding, that’s not quite the structure of today’s podcast. In this week’s episode, Sharon does share some key terms for breaking apart the big idea of vision. She says a more linear set of distinctions that can move us along that …

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Design Yourself 133: Not Forcing Things

The podcast is back! Listen to Sharon read Frank Bidart poems, share what she’s been up to over the last 4 months and talk about the power of not forcing things. She discusses how being still can be uncomfortable and yet why that’s important. She shares how to drop in and listen to the voice …

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Design Yourself 132: The Power of Pause

Taking time out brings about mixed emotions for a lot of us. We know we’d like to, but how to balance what needs doing with the desire for taking a break. We’ve talked in the past on this podcast about the importance of taking breaks and how they can be fun. But what about when …

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Design Yourself 131: What Stories Are You Telling Yourself?

This week’s episode shines a light on the important role that our stories play in our lives and works. Not just as a reminder of what has been, but as a signal for what’s coming next. To step into what we really want, we have to own our stories. This podcast will help you along …

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Design Yourself 130: A Few of My Favorite Things

Raindrops on roses / And whiskers on kittens / Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens / Brown paper packages tied up with strings / These are a few of my favorite things…or so the song goes. This week Sharon is inspired by the feeling of Spring in the air and wants to share a …

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Design Yourself 129: Money and Making Leaps with Bill Goulding

Meet Bill Goulding in this week’s episode. He’s finishing up his PhD at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. His research interests include Empirical Asset Pricing, Financial Intermediation, and Market Microstructure. If that sounds confusing to you, don’t worry, we break down his deep financial expertise into human terms and also discuss his own unexpected path to …

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Design Yourself 128: Grow Your Energy (and Leadership)

When we our energized, it’s apparent in the way we lead, act, and feel. This week’s episode offers up ideas for how play with and grow your energy – and makes the case for why prioritizing how you feel is critical our role as leaders. We discuss how your energy is impacted by your priorities …

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Design Yourself 127: Money Hijacks

What money mindsets or limiting beliefs are getting in the way of what you really want? That’s what we are cracking open in this week’s episode. Sharon shares how to pull apart our money mindsets and simple ways we can all make small shifts about our approach to money today. Explore together the difference between …

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Design Yourself 126: Clarify Your Purpose

The idea of doing something on purpose carries with it a feeling of positive authority. I’ve chosen it. I’ve selected this option. It’s mine. But how do you actually figure out what your purpose is? That answer is often elusive. In this week’s episode, Sharon offers perspective and a framework to help you navigate your own path …

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