We are so excited about today's podcast guest, Kelsey Murphy.
Kelsey is a certified Career & Life Coach, and the founder of Whiskey & Work, a global community of women created to inform and inspire while injecting a little bit of purpose, adventure and humor along the way. Previous Advertising Director for Nintendo and Elizabeth Arden, turned career coach and personal development workshop facilitator - Kelsey specializes in career transition, relationship communication, conflict resolution and is certified through the International Coaching Federation in personal & business coaching. She has been featured as an expert, speaker, and writer for Forbes’ top ranked career site, The Daily Muse, Living Healthy Magazine, SheKnows, and UCSD Rady School of Management. On her other business card it might say snowboarder, eater, dreamer and fresh-air-addict.
Kelsey and Dana are friends and collaborators in real life, and we're pleased as punch to welcome her today!
In this episode you’ll hear:
Can I quote you on that?
One night, after a long draining day in the office and a few too many tears, I just decided that I had to listen to my gut, and find the courage to go after what I really wanted.
I had no idea what the next step was, but I found very small moments in my day and week and month to really start listening to what I really wanted to do and exploring it. It really was a journey of exploration. Before I knew it, those small moments started to gain momentum and turn into really big ones.
Be brave, have courage in the small moments. That is going to make a difference. It wasn’t these big giant moments, it was small small moments of courage.
You can’t just find your passion, it’s not like a random needle in a haystack. It is about deciding you want to be more passionate about life. PERIOD. You want to laugh more, you want to feel more, you want to get lost in something more. You have to decide you want to go out and create it. You have to discover and create it and the best way to do that is by dedicating a tiny bit of time a day to really focus on something you think you’ll love.
Before you can go out and find your passion, you first need to go out and find your curiosity and live a bit more curiously.
Its not always about reaching a goal, its often about doing something you’ve always wanted to do or be someone you’ve always wanted to be.
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