My Perfect Failure

Paul Padmore

Welcome to My Perfect Failure, the Podcast that taps into the world of Failure. We will explore What is Failure, why does it happen and how do we move beyond our Failures. With the help of a range of amazing guests from all walks of life we will discuss and debate to get their take on this subject. read less
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The Power of Volunteering with Tatyana Sergeyeva
2d ago
The Power of Volunteering with Tatyana Sergeyeva
MPF Discussion with Tatyana SergeyevaThe Power of Volunteering with Tatyana SergeyevaAbout TatyanaA U.S.-based communications and product development leader, with experience in Fortune 100 companies, Tatyana Sergeyeva is also an accomplished educator, trainer, and localizer. Her unique career portfolio spans across a number of industries: from international consulting and financial services to e-learning, international publishing, and academia.Tatyana has lived in five countries and speaks five languages. A firm believer in global exchanges, she proudly serves on the Board of Directors of WorldChicago, a nonprofit organization that helps connect youth and professionals around the world through cultural and business exchanges to help advance economic development and build world peace. In 2022, she was selected as a Bankers Without Borders / Wells Fargo Global Fellow, where she led a team of Wells Fargo employees who helped develop marketing strategy for GGBK, an India-based nonprofit that works with survivors of human trafficking. Tatyana lives in Chicago, United States, with her husband and son.  Did you know volunteering can be the secret weapon to career success? This episode of My Perfect Failure smashes the myth that volunteering is just about giving back (although that's awesome too). We chat with Tatyana, a master career pivoter, about how volunteering  unlocks a  world of opportunity and can boost our personal growth skills and mental health and much more.  In this episode, you'll learn:How to turn rejections into stepping stones and develop the unstoppable mindset needed for career success.Why mastering the art of asking is key to getting what you want (and how volunteering can help you hone this skill).The scientific benefits of volunteering that go way beyond your resume (hint: it's good for your brain!).Actionable tips on finding the perfect volunteer opportunity, even if you're aiming for a board-level position.How volunteering can boost your leadership skills, network, and even develop valuable mentorship skills.Plus, Tatyana reveals the 3 inspirational people she'd invite to a dream dinner party (and why!). Ready to volunteer your way to a more fulfilling career? Tune in and get ready to take action! P.S. We also explore some of the common misconceptions about volunteering and show you how it can actually be a strategic move for career advancement.Bonus! Get the inside scoop on WorldChicago, an organization connecting international leaders with incredible exchange programs. This episode is for you if:You're curious about the power of volunteering and how it can benefit you.You want to develop your leadership skills and mentorship skills.You want to develop valuable skills and boost your resume.Increased social connections. Improved mental health.  Hit play and get ready to transform your career (and your life) through the power of volunteering! Links to TatyanaWorld Chicago Website:http://www.worldchicago.org/ Tatyana LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/tatyana-sergeyeva-m-a-9059981/
Artistic Resilience: Navigating Self Doubt On Your Creative Journey with AMY L Bernstein
6d ago
Artistic Resilience: Navigating Self Doubt On Your Creative Journey with AMY L Bernstein
AMY L BERNSTEIN MPF DiscussionArtistic Resilience: Navigating Self Doubt on Your Creative Journey with AMY L Bernstein  About AmyAmy L. Bernstein [BERN-STEEN] writes stories that let readers feel while making them think. Her novels include The Potrero Complex; the award-winning The Nighthawkers; Dreams of Song Times; and Fran, The Second Time Around. Amy is an award-winning journalist, speechwriter, playwright, and certified nonfiction book coach. She also teaches workshops on various aspects of the craft of writing. Her nonfiction book, Wrangling the Doubt Monster: Fighting Fears, Finding Inspiration will be published in October 2024. Is self-doubt holding your creativity hostage? This episode is your battle cry. We'll explore why writers dread the holidays (hint: it's not just the fruitcake) and how to break free from the chains of "superficial success." Learn from Muhammad Ali's audacious self-belief and discover how to "own" your creative voice. Embrace the power of artistic communities and unlock the magic of the book coach Amy L Bernstein who can help you structure your story like a master. This episode equips you to write on your terms, find your "why," and embark on a multi-genre adventure – all while being "in the flow" with your book creation.  Some of the Themes we Discuss.·       Amy’s Path to Discovering Writing.·       Why Writers hate going home for the holidays.·       Why writers need to understand their WHY and the structure of their book.·       The magic of being a book coach.·       We discuss Amy’s book “Wrangling The Doubt Monster – Finding Fears Finding Inspiration” Social Links to AmyWebsite: https://amywrites.live/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amylbernstein/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmyLBernsteinAuthor Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: https://www.myperfectfailure.com/ ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/    ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect    00:00 Introduction03:31 Amy’s path to discovering writing.06:24 Learning to write to suit your own need.08:02 The challenge getting family and friends to understand our desire to write.08:32 Why writers hate going home for the holidays.10:10 Our superficial metric for success.12:43 Creative people need to surround themselves with creative communities.18:30 Stepping into the process of owning our creative selves.19:44 Why Muhammad Ali called himself the greatest before he had won his first world title.
Get Laser Focused with James Brackin IV
Apr 6 2024
Get Laser Focused with James Brackin IV
MPF Discussion with James Brackin IVGet Laser Focused with James Brackin IV About James James is the inspiration and host behind the brilliant podcast (You Can Too Podcast (1% Globally).    You Can Too Podcast features captivating interviews with world-class authors such as Seth Godin, Derek Sivers, and Evan Carmichael. James started his podcast because he lost his father & uncle both at 37 years old, he realized the power of intention when it comes to creating a life you love, and that we have so little time to achieve our dreams and goals in life. Get ready for an enlightening conversation on My Perfect Failure! We Dive deep into the intricacies of achieving laser focus amidst the challenges of imposter syndrome. Uncover the secrets to living with intentionality and rewriting the narratives that hold us back. Learn why asking good questions is the key to unlocking breakthroughs for you and your clients, and why waiting for the perfect moment is a barrier to progress. Tune in and embark on a path of self-discovery and growth.  Some of the themes we discuss.·       The power in being laser focused.·       Why your age is your secret weapon.·       Quit waiting for the write moment.·       The strength of naivety,·       How to make Imposter Syndrome our secret weapon.·       How James started his (You Can Too Podcast (1% Globally). In his car.  Social Links to James Brackin IVInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesbrackiniv/ Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-you-can-too-podcast/id1593897435 James YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@jamesbrackiniv  Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Chrisette Michele: Beyond Cancellation
Apr 1 2024
Chrisette Michele: Beyond Cancellation
MPF Discussion with Chrisette MicheleChrisette Michele: Beyond Cancellation About ChrisetteChrisette Michele is a Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist, Newly Crowned TEDx Talk Speaker who has just launched her brand-new podcast “Come Back Sis”.Chrisette has weathered the journey of a 15-year career topping the Billboard Pop and R&B charts, collaborating with artists from Jay Z to John Legend and touring the world. She’s experienced. Cancel culture first hand, love, marriage and divorce and the stigmas that come with adult ADHD and Bi-Polar Type 2, all in the public eye.Chrisette’s podcast “Come Back Sis” is where Chrisette Michele invites guests and friends to offer. Encouragement, hope and personal methods to inner peace, no matter the storm.On this episode of My Perfect Failure (We Do Not Have To Agree To Love) Inspiring conversation with Chrisette who has navigated cancel culture, ADHD and Bi-Polar Type 2 and a whole lot more to finally find herself and come back even stronger with more clarity and Purpose. This is highlighted by her new podcast “Come Back Sis”. Some of the themes we discuss·       Coping with Cancel Culture.·       Resilience is what we are made of before we fall.·       Why getting back up is a beautiful journey.·       We discuss Chrisette’s new podcast “Come Back Sis”.·       We Do Not Have To Agree To Love Links to ChrisetteWebsite: www.ComeBackSis.com for podcast and to sign up for email list. Instagram: @ComeBackSiswithCM   Chrisette’s Terrell Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHs_oKvxORA Chrisette’s TEDx Talk- Cancel That: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQz9mRpjEwQ  Please Leave A ReviewLike this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Paul: Contact Details·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfectEffWq6kNqcK4ArYEo1DC
From Dreamer To Achiever with Annie Margarita Yang
Mar 31 2024
From Dreamer To Achiever with Annie Margarita Yang
MPF Discussion with Annie Margarita YangFrom Dreamer To Achiever with Annie Margarita Yang About AnnieAnnie Margarita Yang is the definitive voice in Millennial finance, specializing in strategies for beating today’s tough economic challenges. She is the author of an award-winning, best-selling new book, The 5-Day Job Search, which helps young professionals get out of student loan debt while finding the ideal job. With more than 1 million views on YouTube, her witty approach to tough talk sets her apart from others. Annie’s candid style cuts through the noise, delivering foolproof advice for real-world challenges. Far from generic tips, her tips focus on practical steps to quickly improve finances, especially for challenges unique to Millennials. Based in Boston with her husband, Annie complements her professional life with a love for piano, adding another layer to her multifaceted persona. On this episode of My Perfect Failure (From Dreamer To Achiever) Be prepared to be bowled over and inspired by Annie’s drive and determination to follow her career dreams and life ambitions despite her loved ones having reservations about her chosen path.  You will learn how you can go from a dreamer to an achiever. We also discuss Annie’s fantastic book “5 Day Job Search” Some of the themes we cover.·       Overcoming being told you are going to fail.·       Why we should follow our dreams and intuition. ·       A strong work ethic and becoming laser focused. ·       How to become an expert in your field.·       Writing her book “5 Day Job Search”  Links to AnnieWebsite: https://www.annieyangfinancial.com/  Order your copy of: “5 Day Job Search” https://www.amazon.com/5-Day-Job-Search-Strategies-Answering-ebook/dp/B0C95MR11J/ref=cm_cr  YouTube: Follow Annie: https://www.youtube.com/c/anniemargaritayang   Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Domestic Abuse The Quiet Whispers with Jennifer Gardella, PhD
Mar 30 2024
Domestic Abuse The Quiet Whispers with Jennifer Gardella, PhD
MPF Discussion Jennifer Gardella, PhDDomestic Abuse The Quiet Whispers with Jennifer Gardella, PhDAbout Jennifer Gardella, PhDBy day, Jennifer is Your Social Media Expert.  Dr. Gardella works with a select group of clients, providing monthly SEO, blogging, and social media support to drive traffic to their website and storefront. She writes your strategic plan, optimizes your profiles, and then does all the work for you posting only after you approve it.   A sought-after speaker, Dr. Gardella has been a blogger for the Huffington Post, a speaker at the PA Conference for Women, a Ted Talk presenter and earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from Rutgers University. She currently serves as an adjunct professor in marketing, statistics, and entrepreneurship. Jennifer is also the new author of the book Domestic Violence Awarness: Listen for the Whispers of Abuse. Dr. Gardella is a survivor of vicious domestic violence at the hands of a sadistic abuser. She is on a mission to educate both victims as well as their friends, loved ones, and family members on abuse beyond the physical violence and empower them to support victims on the journey of leaving an abuser.On this episode of My Perfect Failure (Domestic Abuse The Quiet Whispers) Jennifer reveals her own experience of domestic abuse and how she found the strength to free herself of her domestic abuse.  Jennifer also explains that domestic can is not only physical and how we can spot the quiet whispers of domestic abuse. Some of the themes we cover.·       Jennifer breaks down domestic abuse.·       Jennifer reveals how to spot the hidden whispers of domestic abuse.·       How abusers are always hard wired to find problems.·       How to tell if you are trauma bound.·       Helpful tactics to spotting domestic abuse.  Links to JenniferJennifer's Website:  www.jennifergardella.comInstagram:  https://www.instagram.com/drjennifergardella/LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifergardella/Jennifers book: Listen for the whispers of abuse: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Domestic-Violence-Awareness-Listen-Whispers/dp/B0CJHB717B/ref=sr_1_1?   Like this show?Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Paul: Contact Details ·        Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com  ·        MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/   ·        Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/    ·        Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Money, Markets & Mindset with Jason Brown
Mar 23 2024
Money, Markets & Mindset with Jason Brown
MPF Discussion with Jason BrownMoney, Markets & Mindset with Jason Brown  About JasonJason Brown is a finance graduate from Wayne State University with over a decade of experience in stocks and options trading. At the young age of 23, Jason started trading with a $10,000 student loan and grew it into a six-figure trading account. His passion for teaching others about stock market investing led him to create his own online education company “Power Trades University” which has helped thousands of students worldwide to start investing. Jason is an active YouTuber with over 80,000 subscribers and his videos have reached over 1 million views. He is also the host of the “Money, Markets and Mindset Podcast”. Jason believes that anyone can profit from the stock market if they know what to look for, and how to spot low-risk but high-reward times to buy and sell combined with the right option strategies to supercharge returns and minimize risk. On this episode of My Perfect failure (Money, Markets & Mindset) Jason breaks down how he overcame a difficult background where the odds of being successful and becoming financially independent, let alone becoming a millionaire were heavily stacked against him.  Jason reveals his journey to financial freedom, understanding and mastering investing and the stock market.  Jason also reveals the mindset we all can learn and employ to build and develop our own financial independence and become successful in our own right. We also get to learn about Jason’s “Power Trades University”.  Some of the Themes we Discuss.·       Developing a millionaire mindset.·       How to master taking calculated risks. ·       Recovering to become a millionaire after losing $250,000.·       Why we should look at our lives a book.·       Focus on being around the right people & access the right information.·       We discuss “Power Trades University”.  Social Media links to Jason.·       Website: https://thebrownreport.com/·       YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/thebrownreport ·       Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBrownReport ·       Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brownreport/   Michael Jordan Inspiring Quote on Failure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JA7G7AV-LT8  Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/    ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
From Incarceration To Inspiration with Davon And Greene
Mar 16 2024
From Incarceration To Inspiration with Davon And Greene
MPF Discussion with DaVon And GreeneFrom Incarceration To Inspiration with Davon And Greene  About DaVon and GreeneDaVon and Greene (the pen name of Jonathan Greene) always knew writing was in his blood. He grew up as the son of author and composer BB Johnson AKA Joseph Greene who wrote Together Brothers and Across the Alley from the Alamo. Drawn towards cartels, crime, and drugs DaVon and Greene completed his first serious undertaking in his early teens. After an underwhelming critique from his father’s friend, Saul David (Director of Logan’s Run and Fantastic Voyage) DaVon and Greene put down the pen and entered the world that he wrote about in an endless cycle that there was no escape from, ultimately leading to incarceration. On this episode of My Perfect Failure (From Incarceration To Inspiration) DaVon And Greene shares his story of being the son of the famous author and composer BB Johnson AKA Joseph Green.  We discuss how the honest critique from his father's friend, Saul David (Director: Logan's Run and Fantastic Voyage) on his first undertaking as an author as a teen, led DaVon And Greene’s life tailspin and ultimately leading to a life of crime, leading to eventual incarceration.  Today DaVon And Greene has transformed his life and is now the novelist he always wanted to be. Some of The Themes We Discuss·       Being the Son of famous author and composer BB Johnson AKA Joseph Green.·       From authorship to incarceration.·       Transformation and finding purpose.·       Perfecting how to start again in life.·       We discuss Davon And Greene’s books. Links To DaVon And Greene Website:  https://www.davonandgreene.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davon_and_greene/ TikTok:  https://www.tiktok.com/@jwperkinsgroupOrder Books by DaVon And Greene: https://www.davonandgreene.com/books  Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Startup Success Blueprint with Gregory Shepard
Mar 9 2024
Startup Success Blueprint with Gregory Shepard
MPF Discussion with Gregory ShepardStartup Success Blueprint with Gregory Shepard  About GregoryGregory Shepard, a seasoned entrepreneur, has an impressive track record of building and selling 12 businesses across diverse sectors such as BioTech, TransitTech, AdTech, and MarTech. His influence extends beyond the boardroom: he’s a Forbes Book Author, a sought-after contributor, and has graced the pages of prestigious publications like Fortune, Entrepreneur, The New York Observer, The DEAL, and Thrive Global Greg’s accolades include four private equity awards for transactions ranging from $250 million to $1 billion. His insights have reached audiences through TV, radio, and popular podcasts. As a TEDx and keynote speaker, he has shared his wisdom at universities and conferences worldwide At BOSS Capital Partners, Greg co-leads a global investment syndicate. Their focus? Series seed technology businesses that thrive on operational expertise. Their recent triumph is Delerrok, acquired by Cubic Transportation for a staggering $48 million within just 3 years of initial investment. This success story owes much to Greg’s proprietary BOSS (Business Operating Support System) Methodology and Framework—an open-source business operating system forged from his 20+ years of entrepreneurial and investor experienceBut Greg’s journey began humbly. Struggles with neurodivergence and poverty shaped him into the successful entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist he is today. His story of resilience fuels his passion for supporting young entrepreneurs, championing “Altruistic Capitalism.” From a childhood of scarcity to navigating a world unsuited for neurodivergent individuals, Greg stands as a beacon of fearless optimism and unyielding determination—a testament to what an intelligent and driven professional can achieve. On this episode of My Perfect Failure (Startup Success Blueprint) Gregory provides inspiration and valuable insights on our capacity to overcome significant setbacks and our ability to go onto achieve remarkable success in life.  Gregory also provides tips and advice on how founders, startups and entrepreneurs can overcome pitfalls with his unique platform and ecosystem Startup Science providing founders and startups with all the tools and resources they need to succeed. Some of the Themes We Discuss·       How to set and overcome impossible tasks.·       Why we should perfect being uncomfortable.·       Failure is a process, not a destination.·       We discuss Startup Science, and how Startups can now succeed. Links To GregoryWebsite: https://www.gregoryshepard.com/ Startup Science: https://www.startupscience.io/
Obstacles To Outcomes with Jennifer Hill
Mar 2 2024
Obstacles To Outcomes with Jennifer Hill
MPF Discussion with Jennifer HillObstacles To Outcomes with Jennifer Hill About JenniferJennifer K. Hill is a seasoned professional speaker with over 15 years of experience. She made a successful exit from her first company in 2018, which was acquired by a subsidiary of Marcum LLP. She has established herself as a recognized expert in her field, having appeared on major news outlets such as KNX Radio, BBC News, ABC, NBC, FOX, and E! News, and been quoted in reputable publications like The Ladders and Glassdoor. Hill's speaking engagements have included various conferences, law firms, and corporations around the world, where she has served as a speaker, consultant, moderator, and host.  Hill was recently accepted as a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle, a group of thought leaders from different fields who come together to support a shift in consciousness. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. Giving back to her community is a passion for Hill and she dedicates her spare time to volunteer work. She built her first school in Nepal in 2017 in collaboration with Build On and her second school in Senegal in 2019 with her father. In 2019, Hill co-founded MetaBizics, a company that provides consulting services and hosts shows with renowned thought leaders such as Bruce Lipton and Deepak Chopra. Recently, Hill co-founded OptiMatch, a SaaS company that utilizes a proprietary matching algorithm to better understanding motivating factors of individuals and create greater coherence in teams. On this episode of My Perfect Failure “Obstacles To Outcomes” Jennifer provides inspiring and practical tips on the tools we can all use to overcome life’s obstacles when we experience life’s challenging moments.   Some Of The Themes we discuss·       Accessing your superpower tool kit.·       It’s the person with the strongest consciousness that wins.·       Why we should create our storm of certainty.·       The importance of getting to know ourselves.·       Embrace forgiveness for ourselves and others. Links To Connect with Jennifer OptiMatch: https://om.app/Jennifer Hill Website: https://intro.co/JenniferHill Jennifer’s YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/@jenniferkhill Jennifer Recommendations·       https://www.heartmath.org/ ·       https://www.heartmath.com/ Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Finding Joy In Daily Living with Lisa McCourt
Feb 25 2024
Finding Joy In Daily Living with Lisa McCourt
MPF Discussion with Lisa McCourtFinding Joy In Daily Living with Lisa McCourt About LisaLisa McCourt is the author of Free Your Joy: The 12 Keys to Sustainable Happiness, as well as dozens of other books about love and joy that have together sold over 9 million copies.  She's also host of the popular Do Joy! podcast and Founder of Joy School, where she's taught the secrets of joy for over two decades to thousands of learners.  Incorporating the techniques Lisa has gathered from studying with and writing for many of the biggest names in the transformation world, her trainings provide the most effective, streamlined processes available for accessing and maintaining consistent, authentic joy and inner peace—processes backed by hundreds of scientific studies demonstrating substantial increases in health, cognitive function, self-esteem, stress-reduction, and emotional competence.Lisa's joyful passion for the power of words has propelled a diverse publishing career studded with industry awards, starred reviews, international honors, and mega-sales. In this episode of My Perfect Failure, titled "Embracing Joy in the Everyday," Lisa shares valuable insights into integrating simple strategies to discover more joy and happiness in our daily routines. She emphasizes the importance of incorporating daily practices that uplift our spirits and foster a deeper sense of contentment. Some of the themes we discuss.·       Finding our own Joy·       The importance of the words we think and say.·       Where our energy goes our attention flows.·       How to avoid negative voice spirals.·       Why we should challenge our thoughts.   Links to Lisa·       Website: www.LisaMcCourt.com·       Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisamccourtauthor ·       Order Lisa’s book Free your joy.  Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
Dreams Live Or Die By Our Daily Rituals With Corey Folsom
Feb 17 2024
Dreams Live Or Die By Our Daily Rituals With Corey Folsom
MPF Discussion with Corey FolsomDreams Live or Die By Our Daily Rituals With Corey Folsom  About CoreyCorey Lyon Folsom has been a professional tracker, a wilderness guide for newly sober people and a vision quest leader. After a spiritual soul-awakening, Corey participated in HAI Global, Source School of Tantra Yoga, Sedona School of Temple Arts, Love Coach Academy and Tony Robbins programs. He’s also a certified NLP practitioner. As a love & relationship coach since 2012, he assists persons from all over the world to increase the soulfulness, clarity and ease with which they experience life. He does this by utilizing body-centered awareness, accessing one’s inner wisdom, applying better communication skills and asking really good questions. Corey’s new book, Soul Statements: A Love Coach’s Guide to Successful Communication, is a guide for accessing inner wisdom to increase the clarity and ease with which a person shows up for life. On this episode of My Perfect Failure (Dreams Live or Die By Our Daily Rituals) Corey provides a ton of insights on how we can transform our lives when we adopt impactful practices into our lives such as utilizing body-centered awareness, accessing our inner wisdom and applying better communication skills and asking ourselves insightful questions and cultivating our changes into daily rituals.  Some of the themes we discuss.·       Why we should be willing to tell the truth to ourselves.·       How our power is connected to our fearlessness.·       Why we should incorporate daily rituals into our lives.·       Selfcare is soul care.·       The importance of keeping small promises to ourselves.·       Why we should become less reactive & more curious.·       We discuss Corey's book: Soul Statements: A Coach's Guide to Successful Communication.  Links to Coreywebsite: https://CoreRelationship.comFacebook:  https://www.facebook.com/coreF/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coreylyonfolsomOrder Corey's  Book: Soul Statements:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Soul-Statements-Coachs-Successful-Communication/dp/B0CDCPMMWD   Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·        Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·
From Struggle To Strength With Brendon Watt
Feb 11 2024
From Struggle To Strength With Brendon Watt
MPF Discussion with Brendon WattFrom Struggle to Strength with Brendon Watt  About BrendonBrendon Watt is a worldwide speaker, best-selling author, and facilitator for Access Consciousness, a global empowerment company present in 176 countries.  His classes and workshops empower others to know they are not wrong, that anything is possible, and that they are just one choice away from change. Brendon specializes in helping others to overcome addiction, as he too walks the path of recovery and sobriety. His first book, Relationship: Are You Sure You Want One? co-authored with Simone Milasas is an international best-seller, available in seven languages. Find Brendon every week on his podcast "One Choice from Change" on iTunes, on Amazon, and on the Access Consciousness® website. To learn more visit, www.brendonwatt.com. Follow Brendon on Instagram and Facebook.  On this episode of My Perfect Failure (From Struggle to Strength) Brendon discusses hitting rock bottom, It was here, at rock bottom, that Brendon realized he had to choose differently. He stripped himself bare, faced his true self, and has dedicated himself to finding clarity, greater choices, and the gift of sobriety. Brendon also discusses discovering Access Consciousness and how this has transformed his life. Some of the themes we discussed.·       Devine intervention·       Discovering Access Consciousness·       From struggle to strength.·       Why Your point of View becomes your reality.·       Anything is possible if we take different choices.  Links To Brendon·       Brendon’s website: https://www.brendonwatt.com/·       Subscribe to Brendon’s podcast:   https://www.brendonwatt.com/podcasts/one-choice-from-change ·       Access Consciousness Website: https://www.accessconsciousness.com/en/access-shop/#a_aid=melanoid·       Purchase Brendon’s Book: Relationships: Are you sure you want one?  https://www.relationshipsdonedifferent.com/book-launch-site   Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Paul: Contact Details  · Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
How Authenticity Drives Success At Work And In Life with Lori Wallace
Feb 4 2024
How Authenticity Drives Success At Work And In Life with Lori Wallace
Lori Wallace MPF DiscussionHow Authenticity Drives Success At Work And In Life with Lori Wallace  About LoriLori Wallace is the Founder and CEO of Career Ecology – a hub spot for WorkLife Empowerment. She’s mentored job seekers for over twenty years as the owner of her own search agency where she matched prominent hospital systems like Cedars Sinai, Kaiser Permanente, and Sutter Health to skilled and passionate professionals ranging from CEO to Lab Assistant. But Lori brings much more than meets the eye. She calls herself a “Work-Life Doula”. Out of the angst of 2016, Lori founded Career Ecology in order to, as she puts it, “help every human shed the old, awaken the imaginal, and fly free.” Lori has a degree in Psychology from UCLA and certifications from the Nurtured Heart Institute and with Mary Reynold’s Thompson’s Wild Soul facilitation. She brings a “practical + poetic” approach to work-life across all critical touch points, including job search, resume, interviewing, as well as the touch point to self. Lori views the realm of “work” as the modern day “hero’s  On this episode of My Perfect Failure (How Authenticity Drives Success At Work and In Life) If you are keen to change the direction of your and find your flow, live your life with authenticity and joy then this episode with Lori is a must listen for you.  Some of the themes we cover.·       The importance of authenticity·       Experience a live with authenticity, integrity and love.·       We discuss Career Ecology & how we can have thriving Careers.·       Lori reveals how nature has the answers to all our problems.·       Learn how you can lean into your guidance system.·       Lori discusses the; 'Way of the Monarch’. Links to LoriSpecial Offer Career Ecology: www.careerecology.com/podcast/mpf  Your Special Offer from Lori·       Your Gift for MPF listeners 10% off of any service. ·       'Way of the Monarch' interactive journey book (first chapter free).·       link to my weekly open "Ask Lori" Zoom where anyone can join and ask any question or request any guidance on their Work Life.  Recommendations & Insights from LoriBiggest Little Farm Movie (Trailer): https://youtu.be/fcQKWkpPB3U?si=M8nIJXA1QHpbD3br Biomimicry Institute: https://biomimicry.org/about/ Book, "Reclaiming the Wild Soul" by Mary Reynolds ThompsonReclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth’s Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness: Amazon.co.uk: Thompson, Mary Reynolds: 9780982889404: Books  Michael Meade (Mythologist): https://www.mosaicvoices.org/  Dr. Gabor Maté:https://drgabormate.com/  Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instag
Design Your Life Before You Get There with Natalie Ledwell
Jan 27 2024
Design Your Life Before You Get There with Natalie Ledwell
MPF Discussion with Natalie LedwellDesign Your Life Before You Get There with Natalie Ledwell  About NatalieNatalie Ledwell is a bestselling author, host of the podcast, Not Over, Just Different and founder of Mind Movies, the hugely successful and revolutionary online Personal Development company that has reached over 10 million people worldwide. Right now, she has launched her brand new groundbreaking Social and Emotional Learning curriculum entitled, "Personal Growth Studies", into schools here in the US, which is designed to empower youth from ages 5-18 years to live fulfilling and successful lives with high self-esteem and a vision for a bright future.  In October 2018, Natalie travelled to Liberia, where she met with government officials and launched Personal Growth Studies into a number of schools, which is now in its second year, working with over 1000 students.  In 2020, Natalie had the immense honour of being Knighted by the Orthodox Order of St John, a humanitarian group recognizing individuals who are not only doing great work but who have a big vision of the work they want to complete in the world helping others.   Tune into this episode of My Perfect Failure (Design Your Life Before You Get There) featuring Natalie Ledwell, a true force to be reckoned with. In this engaging conversation, Natalie unveils the idea that we all have access to and can live the life we are destined for. Learn how to gain access to the life you desire by incorporating a range of tips and techniques shared by Natalie.  Some of the themes we discuss. ·       Why we need to have a (Get Stuff Done) Mentality.·       Why we should surround ourselves with great peoples.·       Succeeding in a Recession.·       The Magic of Mind Movies (Creating the life you desire)·       Why we should write out an Intention Statement.·       We discuss Natalie’s new initiative – Personal Growth Studies.  Links to NatalieNatalie’s website: https://natalieledwell.com Mind Movies: https://www.mindmovies.comPersona Growth Studies: https://personalgrowthstudies.com/ Natalie’s email: natalieledwell@gmail.com Your Unique Gift from Natalie:Please use the unique link below as offered by Natalie by using the unique link below. Your Unique link: mindmovies.com/Padmore   Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
How To Move Beyond Your Rut with Jerry Dugan
Jan 20 2024
How To Move Beyond Your Rut with Jerry Dugan
Jerry Dugan MPF DiscussionHow To Move Beyond Your Rut with Jerry Dugan  About JerryJerry Dugan is a public speaker, author, and the host of Beyond the Rut, a podcast that has been empowering listeners since 2015. The show offers actionable insights and inspiring narratives that help listeners break free from stagnation and move towards more fulfilling lives. In 2023, Jerry encapsulated his transformative philosophy in a book of the same title, using the R.U.T. framework to redefine success and breathe purpose into everyday existence. Jerry’s pragmatic leadership approach, known as the T.E.N.T. framework, stems from his rich background that includes commanding roles during Operation Iraqi Freedom and corporate healthcare endeavors. As the CEO and Senior Leadership Consultant of BtR Impact, LLC, Jerry guides leaders to amplify employee engagement, ensuring they achieve peak performance while crafting a seamless blend of work, life, and personal values. Jerry envisions a life lived expansively, beyond the confines of life’s ruts. He resides in Dallas, Texas, with his partner, Olivia, and their three feline companions and a loyal dog named Oreo. On this episode of My Perfect Failure, Jerry Dugan provides some valuable insights on how to recognize when you’re in a rut and how to get out of it. He also discusses his book “Beyond The Rut” and how he completed it in just six months. Tune in to learn more about how to move beyond your rut.  Some of The Themes we Discussed.·       Learning whenever we feel stuck in life, it does not need to remain that way.·       Getting an emotional high from helping people recognise their possibilities in life.·       The art of recognising when we are living in a Rut.·       Not letting other peoples fears or failures to hold us back.  Links to JerryBeyond The Rut Website: https://beyondtherut.com/ Listen to Beyond The Rut Podcast: https://beyondtherut.com/ Book: Beyond The Rut:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Beyond-the-Rut-Podcast/dp/B08K5Z8JTY/ref=sr_1_2?crid   Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/  ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/   ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect
You’re Here For A Reason with Rebecca Kirk
Jan 6 2024
You’re Here For A Reason with Rebecca Kirk
Rebecca Kirk MPF DiscussionYou’re Here For A Reason with Rebecca Kirk  About RebeccaMeet Rebecca, a dynamic Spiritual Career Coach specializing in empowering mid-career professionals navigating crossroads, seeking alignment, or striving for purpose and balance. Through her transformative coaching, she has guided countless individuals to not only revive their professional lives but also embark on a spiritual awakening. Rebecca's mission is to lead you to genuine andenduring happiness in your work. She brings a holistic approach to CareerCoaching, turning career challenges into a transformative journey for unlockingthe full potential of your body, mind, and spirit. Her unique method involves an intuitive and mindfulapproach, tapping into the Universal flow to support clients at any stage oftheir journey. Rebecca respects everyone’s path, combining this with astructured and practical approach to ensure grounded and results-focusedprogress. Having faced career crossroads and corporatechallenges herself, Rebecca understands the yearning for purpose and work-lifebalance. Her personal journey fuels her passion to guide others throughtransformation, proving that change is not only possible but a powerfulcatalyst for a fulfilling life. Tune in to our podcast episode featuringRebecca for an inspiring exploration of her expertise and life-changinginsights. Tune in to an inspiring episode of My Perfect Failure (You're Here For A Reason) featuring the amazing Rebecca Kirk. Brace yourself for an inspiring discussion loaded with valuable tips and techniques. Rebecca's insights guide us on a journey to heightened self-awareness, profound insights, and self-trust. Discover the keys to living life authentically and embracing it on your own terms. Don't miss out on this transformative conversation!  Some of The Themes We Discuss·       Using life’s challenges as a catalyst rather than something to take us under.·       We can use life’s challenges to look for support and deeper meaning.·       How we can learn to use our intuitive muscle and act with it.·       The Fear of Failure holding us back.·       We discuss Rebecca’s book (You’re Here For A Reason)  Links To RebeccaContact Rebecca: https://rebeccakirk.co.uk/Order Rebecca’s Book: (You’re Here For A Reason) https://rebeccakirk.co.uk/purpose-book/ Connect with Rebecca on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/rebeccakirkcoaching/ Connect with Rebecca on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RebeccaKirkCoaching/ Please Leave A ReviewLike this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!  Exclusive Live Event for January 17th, 2024: Register NOW: via the Link below.Live Episode: The Transformative Power of Positive MindsetJoin Warwickshire University's Innovation Group for 'My Perfect Failure' live with Paul Padmore and Dr. Afiniki Akanet. Register to attend this transformative event in person or via stream. Limited spaces available—sign up: [Registration Link].Register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/771422103277?aff=oddtdtcreator.
What To Do When Life Has Other Plans For Us with Sharni Quinn
Dec 30 2023
What To Do When Life Has Other Plans For Us with Sharni Quinn
MPF Discussion with Sharni QuinnWhat To Do When Life Has Other Plans For Us with Sharni Quinn  About SharniSharni Quinn is an International Best-Selling Author for the collaboration book 'ignite Your Purpose'. She is a wellness Industry Expert, a certified Life Transformation Coach, International Yoga Teacher, Speaker, and Retreat Facilitator with 16+ years of experience in the Wellness Industry and her own personal journey of healing from burnout. She inspires stressed-out, overwhelmed, lost 'Superwomen' to unplug from the daily hustle and reconnect with themselves, realign with their purpose, and redesign their life for the better! Join me in this inspiring episode of My Perfect Failure as I sit down with the wonderful Sharni Quinn. We dive into the heart of life's unexpected plans, exploring the vibrant backdrop of London and the transformative realms of yoga and personal growth. Discover how Sharni breaks free from feeling stuck and burnt out, finding purpose through yoga, and trusting intuition in life decisions. This conversation is a roadmap to clearing clutter, prioritizing wellness, and slowing down for a more fulfilling and simplified life. Some of The Themes We Discuss.·       Recognising when we are burnout.·       The transformative impact of Yoga.·       Developing your inner voice & your wisdom.·       Breaking the patterns that do not work for us.·       Why we should stress less and live more.  ·       Learning to trust the process in our difficult moments.   Links To Sharni·       Website: https://www.sharniquinn.com/ (Download – My Life Makeover: Checklist)·       Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sharniquinn_wellness/ ·       Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SharniQuinnWellness   Please Leave A ReviewLike this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally! Paul: Contact Details·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect Exclusive Live Event for January 17th 2024: Register NOW: via the Link below.Live Episode: The Transformative Power of Positive MindsetJoin Warwickshire University's Innovation Group for 'My Perfect Failure' live with Paul Padmore and Dr. Afiniki Akanet. Register to attend this transformative event in person or via stream. Limited spaces available—sign up: [Registration Link]. Register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/771422103277?aff=oddtdtcreator.
Failure And Making More Possible with Jenn Drummond
Dec 23 2023
Failure And Making More Possible with Jenn Drummond
MPF Discussion with Jenn DrummondFailure And Making More Possible with Jennifer Drummond About JennJenn Drummond is a Mom of 7, successful business owner, and World Record holder. As the first woman to climb the second highest summits on each of the 7 continents, she now spends her time inspiring others to create a thriving business and lasting legacy of their own. She shares her story and strategies for success through her book, BREAKPROOF: 7 Strategies to Build Resilience and Achieve Your Life Goals, and her Seek Your Summit podcast, programs, and signature talks. Learn more about how she elevates devoted and determined entrepreneurs to go beyond a life of success to a life of significance. https://www.jenndrummond.com  In this compelling episode of My Perfect Failure, we dive into a remarkable conversation with Jenn Drummond, whose journey of failure unfolds into a tale of making more possible. Scaling K2 in 2021, tragedy struck as a teammate lost their life in an avalanche, prompting Jenn to abort her summit mission. Undeterred, she returned in 2022 not just to conquer the peak but also to sponsor another climber from Pakistan, whom she had met during her 2021 setback. This poignant story reveals the transformative power of resilience and compassion, changing lives in ways unforeseen.  Some of areas we Discuss.·       Going beyond a life of Success to a life of Significance. ·       Learning not to take Rejection personally.·       Learning how entrepreneurs can scale their business so it can run without you.·       Jenn becoming the first woman to climb the second highest summits on each of the 7 continents.·       Why we should look beyond the summits of our goals.·       We discuss Jenn’s wonderful book, BREAKPROOF: 7 Strategies to Build Resilience and Achieve Your Life Goals.  Links to JennWebsite: https://www.jenndrummond.comPurchase: Breakproof:  https://jenndrummond.com/book/Subscribe to Podcast: Seek Your Summit: https://jenndrummond.com/podcast/ Please Leave A Review Like this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!   Paul: Contact Details  ·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com ·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/ ·         Insta: follow: https://www.instagram.com/myperfectfailure/  ·         Twitter: https://twitter.com/failure_perfect   Exclusive Live Event for January 17th  2024: Register NOW: via the Link below.Live Episode: The Transformative Power of Positive MindsetJoin Warwickshire University's Innovation Group for 'My Perfect Failure' live with Paul Padmore and Dr. Afiniki Akanet. Register to attend this transformative event in person or via stream. Limited spaces available—sign up: [Registration Link].Register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/771422103277?aff=oddtdtcreator.
The Consequences Of Conflicts On Business Operations with Nick Rion
Dec 17 2023
The Consequences Of Conflicts On Business Operations with Nick Rion
MPF Discussion with Nick RionThe consequences of conflicts on business operations Nick Rion  About NickNick grew up in Burgundy, France. During his early teenage years he lost his mother — his compass in life — and it took effort, and support from friends and family, to keep the boat afloat.  Nick’s early professional life was often challenging. In the corporate world, he felt like a fish out of water, unable to be his true self. Relating to other people in this environment taught Nick something important. Through building confidence in his own values, he could become his own compass. This was the beginning of a long journey of self-discovery, during which Nick discovered coaching — the art and science of helping people grow.  After training, Nick launched his coaching business because he wants to help people become tall enough to see past the obstacles and choose the right path for themselves.  Unlock the secrets behind successful business operations on the latest My Perfect Failure episode, exploring "The Consequences of Conflicts on Business Operations." In this illuminating conversation, we connect with Nick, who candidly shares his journey of navigating disconnection and feeling like a misfit in the corporate world. Witness the transformative power of this experience as Nick stumbles upon his true calling in coaching. Brace yourself for a trove of practical insights as Nick guides business leaders through effective strategies to sidestep conflicts and foster a harmonious work environment. Tune in and elevate your understanding of the profound impact conflicts can have on business operations.  Some of the themes we discuss.·       The ability to open our mind to the prospect of career change.·       Why we should engage our self-awareness muscle.·       Controlling negative self-talk.·       The Circle of Safety and its Importance. ·       Tools to manage conflict I your business.    ·         Links to NickWebsite: www.nicolasrion.comEmail: nick@nicolasrion.com LinkedIn: @nicolasrion  Please Leave A ReviewLike this show? Please leave us a review here, even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Paul: Contact Details·         Work with me: paul@myperfectfailure.com·         MPF Website: http://www.myperfectfailure.com/ Exclusive Live Event for January 2024: Register NOW: via the Link below.Live Episode: The Transformative Power of Positive MindsetJoin Warwickshire University's Innovation Group for 'My Perfect Failure' live with Paul Padmore and Dr. Afiniki Akanet. Register to attend this transformative event in person or via stream. Limited spaces available—sign up: [Registration Link].Register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/771422103277?aff=oddtdtcreator.