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Margaret Tra, Music Publicist

Margaret Tra, Music Publicist: Episode 12 Margaret Tra is an Australian music publicist currently traveling in Europe. She felt a bit lost at first, looking for a fulfilling career and seeing her parents expectations for her following a different path. Ultimately, her degree in PR and love of music found her doing publicity for musician friends and word of mouth brought her more clients. Today you can find Margaret at stimulateyoursoul.com ...
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Mari Johnson, Data Analyst

Mari Johnson, Data Analyst: Episode 11 As a child, Mari Johnson wanted to be a librarian, a makeup artist, a dancer, and a journalist. She made it through all of those and got a call from a journalist friend who had gotten into advertising operations and needed someone who could handle very focused work. Networking isn’t’ just about handing out cards at conferences. You can find Mari on Twitter.     Keeping Sane with ...
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Michelle Ward, Career Coach

Michelle Ward, Career Coach: Episode 10 Michelle Ward spent years pursuing a musical theatre career and when she realized that the life she was chasing wasn’t the one she wanted, she couldn’t find anyone to whelp her make the shift she needed. So she became that person. Michelle is The When I Grow Up Coach, helping creative women discover, launch, and build their dream businesses. Now you can find her at whenigrowupcoach.com as ...
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Laura Roeder, Founder

Laura Roeder, Founder: Episode 9 Laura Roeder is the founder of MeetEdgar, a social media scheduling service and the first one to allow users to set up evergreen content to cycle through. You can find her on Twitter and you can find MeetEdgar on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and, on meetedgar.com.         Fully Remote Team Laura started MeetEdgar as fully remote, from the beginning. The team works across the US time zones, ...
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Ikiah McGowan, Community Fundraising Manager

Ikiah McGowan, Community Fundraising Manager: Episode 8 Ikiah McGowan is a community fundraising manager who uses her marketing and relationship building skills to bring in funds for social good. She found a managerial role that she was able to do from home, giving her the flexibility of being remote with the benefits of a traditional workplace. You can soon find Ikiah at her site ikiah.com.     Becoming a Philanthropist Beyond ...
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Victoria Vida – A Day in My Life

Victoria Vida: Whanganui, New Zealand Victoria Vida, writer, poet, environmentalist, and slow traveler gives us a peek into her day: 7:30 am I slowly wake up to sunlight filling my room and the sounds of ducks quacking outside my window in the bed n’ breakfast where I am currently based. 8:00 am After waking up, I spend less than an hour checking my social accounts and email to get an idea of what needs to be done. 8:30 am Soon, I join ...
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Alana Zivanovic, Events Director

Alana Zivanovic, Events Director: Episode 7 Alana Zivanovic always wanted to be a performer and eventually became a singer, but when a contract got canceled, she found herself working in events planning in Thailand. She quickly discovered that not only did she enjoy the work, but it was fulfilling. It seems unusual, planning events for a certain location, while being location independent, but it turns out that very little of the work needs ...
A Day in My Life

Rebecca Hulse – A Day in My Life

Rebecca Hulse: Guangzhou, China Rebecca Hulse, an author, speaker, and facilitator gives us a peek into her day: 7:05 am I have a look at my phone and check out what happened in my world while I slept – it’s amazing what gets created overnight! 7:20 am Get clean. While I shower, I use this time to create myself as I desire to be. One of the Access Consciousness® tools I use every morning is to destroy and uncreate everything I was yesterday. ...
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Amy Scott, Editor

Amy Scott, Editor: Episode 6 Amy Scott is a freelance editor at nomadeditorial.com, where she works with authors in all stages of the writing process. She quit her job at a publishing company and took off on an around the world trip in 2004, which led her to hang out her own shingle the next year. Amy also runs nomadtopia.com where she has a membership community and her own podcast, Nomadtopia.       Coming Full Circle Amy ...
A Day in My Life

Melanie Ewan – A Day in My Life

Melanie Ewan: Madrid, Spain Melanie Ewan, co-founder, startup advisor, and COO gives us a peek into her day: 9:50 am I remember that I have a virtual coworking call at 10 am, so I quickly make a cup of tea (PG Tips) and fill my water bottle. Unfortunately, my time management skills are off today, as I can already tell that I’ll have to skip my normal snack time at 11 am. 10:00 am I join the coworking call with three other women from across ...