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Pivot with Jenny Blake
Pivot with Jenny Blake
Jenny Blake

What’s next for your career and creative projects? Pivot with Jenny Blake launched in 2015 to help us better embrace fear, insecurity,... more

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🌈 Taking a Quiet Sabbatical and Pausing the Podcasts — For Now . . .

As I round the corner into this ninth year of podcasting and after over 700 episodes, today I’m announcing a... more

24 Feb 2024 · 20 minutes
Setting Creative Intentions Instead of Expectations with James McCrae

“Expectations are the enemy to the creative process. Sometimes you have to let go of the known to see the... more

18 Feb 2024 · 33 minutes
On Decision Engineering and Evaluating Quality instead of Outcomes with Michelle Florendo

Good decision-making is not about omniscience or clairvoyance—it's more about resilience, according to today’s guest, decision engineer Michelle Florendo. “Decision-making... more

11 Feb 2024 · 34 minutes
📦 Unpacking a Big Business Decision and Dissolving Related Doubts with Adrian Klaphaak

What happens when you make a big decision but still have lingering doubt, fear, and even despair? How do you... more

04 Feb 2024 · 40 minutes
“You can’t give what you don’t have” — Expecting Greatness While Practicing Acceptance with Nataly Kogan

“You can’t give what you don’t have.” That’s just one of the powerful lessons that Nataly Kogan learned the hard... more

28 Jan 2024 · 52 minutes
Crossing the Cringe Chasm when Taking Career and Creative Risks with Henna Pryor

Bravery requires being off balance. You will only find the courage to “cross the cringe chasm” by remembering that the... more

21 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
Addressing the Mental Health Challenges of Doing Humanitarian Work with Dimple Dhabalia

Holding space for thousands of others, primarily those who have experienced unspeakable trauma, is not for the faint of heart,... more

14 Jan 2024 · 34 minutes
Four Brand Personas with Adam Chaloeicheep — Free Time Crossover (Part Two)

Are you running a Franken-Brand? A quick, inexpensive logo here. And then someone a few months later tries to write... more

07 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Building a Brand Strategy from Scratch with Adam Chaloeicheep — Free Time Crossover (Part One)

What do a flying money emoji, a stray takeaway coffee cup, and a heart have in common? Those were the... more

31 Dec 2023 · 44 minutes
How Do You “Un-Rut” Yourself? Live Show with Adrian Klaphaak

How do you “un-rut” yourself? If you want to say yes to exploring a pivot, what do you need to... more

24 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Pain, Purpose, and Portals—Pivoting from Massage Therapist to Coach with John O'Connor

“You have to condition your nervous system to feel free, to access and hold that state, no matter the context.” In... more

17 Dec 2023 · 46 minutes
“A Goal Should Not Be a Chore” — How to Set Aspirational Pull Goals with Ayelet Fishbach

It is a mistake to frame motivation as a muscle, according to today’s guest, Dr. Ayalet Fischbach. If you set... more

10 Dec 2023 · 40 minutes
The Ultimate Guide to Great Mentorship with Scott Jeffrey Miller

Are you falling into “accidental jerk” mode while mentoring others without realizing it? Today’s guest, Scott Jeffrey Miller, is sharing... more

03 Dec 2023 · 39 minutes
The Simple Yet Powerful Three-Word Phrase that Shifts My Day

A short-and-sweet solo episode for you today on the three little words that instantly shift my mood from heavy obligation... more

26 Nov 2023 · 15 minutes
Embracing Doubt and Going for “Good-Enough” Work with Simone Stolzoff

As relationship expert Ester Perel says, “Too many people bring the best of themselves to work, and bring the leftovers... more

19 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
How to Experience More Everyday Awe with Dacher Keltner

“The evolution of our species built into our brains and bodies an emotion, our species-defining passion, that enables us to... more

12 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Claim Your Bragging Rights—From Hidden Gems to Halo Effects with Lisa Bragg

“By trying to appeal to everyone, you appeal to no one,” writes Lisa Bragg. “Instead of broadcasting, think of narrowcasting.”... more

05 Nov 2023 · 48 minutes
Finding Clarity While Navigating Change with Marc Lesser

“If it’s not a paradox, it’s not true.” So says today’s guest Marc Lesser, long-time mindfulness teacher and business leader.... more

29 Oct 2023 · 36 minutes
How Are We Holding Ourselves Back? with Adrian Klaphaak of Career Pathfinder

How are you holding yourself back? From the whispers of your soul, your deepest power and purpose, from your highest... more

22 Oct 2023 · 43 minutes
Navigating Workquakes in a Post-Career World with Bruce Feiler

Two-thirds of Americans say they’re unhappy with their work (70%), and three-quarters say they plan to look for new work... more

15 Oct 2023 · 39 minutes
🥳 Five Questions and Attempted Answers for My 40th Birthday

I love celebrating big milestones here on the pod, so in honor of my 40th birthday tomorrow, I decided to... more

08 Oct 2023 · 28 minutes
“Whatever Comes Through Me Comes for Me First,” with Nicole Antoinette

“So many things in my past were painful because I stayed on too long.” How do you know when it’s... more

01 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Pivoting from Prestigious Consulting Jobs to the Pathless Path with Paul Millerd

“I was in the wrong environment, playing the wrong game . . . so I started self-sabotaging.” That’s how today’s guest,... more

24 Sep 2023 · 43 minutes
8 Lessons Learned from 8 Years of Hosting the Pivot Podcast

We are celebrating a very special milestone today—the Pivot podcast’s eighth birthday! It's a veritable third-grader by now. This podcast first... more

17 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
Moneyzen—Leaving the Cult of More with Manisha Thakor

“To live a rich, joyful, and connected life . . . achieve less.” That’s the counterintuitive path to MoneyZen that... more

10 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
Is Midlife Messing with Your Enoughness? + Busting Not Enough Scams with Mandy Lehto

“Legacy isn’t something you leave, it’s something you live.” These are just some of the wise words from this week’s guest,... more

03 Sep 2023 · 51 minutes
Cut Your Losses—Even While Pivoting in Public—with Khe Hy (Free Time Crossover)

“How did you go bankrupt?" Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” —Ernest Hemingway That’s the kick-off quote from returning guest Khe Hy’s... more

27 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
Letting Go of Productivity Guilt with Madeleine Dore (Free Time Crossover)

“You have to live spherically—in many directions. Never lose your childish enthusiasm—and things will come your way.” —Federico Fellini This week’s... more

20 Aug 2023 · 43 minutes
Be Irreplaceable with My Creative Coach Jay Acunzo (Free Time Crossover)

One thing I love about Jay Acunzo is that his body of work is a love letter to craft and... more

13 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
What Do Donuts, Coffee, Conversation, and Energy Cliffs Have in Common? (Free Time Crossover — Daily Audio Diary from TED 2023)

What’s it like to be at a conference with “fancy” people, when you’re the one feeling like you snuck in... more

06 Aug 2023 · 47 minutes
Pivot with Jenny Blake
Moneyzen—Leaving the Cult of More with Manisha Thakor
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“To live a rich, joyful, and connected life . . . achieve less.” That’s the counterintuitive path to MoneyZen that this week’s... more