The School of Bravery Podcast

085: How to Use the Context of Vulnerability with SARA AVANT STOVER

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Sara Avant Stover is with us today! This month in the School of Bravery and on the podcast we're focusing on the bravery ingredient of Context, specifically as it pertains to being vulnerable.

When I gave Sara a couple topics to choose from, she actually picked this topic, so get ready for some powerful and introspective looks at how context plays a role in our bravery and ability to be honest and vulnerable with others and within ourselves.

Sara Avant Stover is a teacher of feminine...

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084: Creative Boundaries & Preparing for Seasons of Bravery with Janelle Jones

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Today we have Janelle Jones joining us and I can't wait to share this with y'all. Janelle is a fellow business strategist friend of mine specifically helps mothers smash major goals. She is from Queens, New York, she is based in Atlanta, and is a single mom who travels the world with her toddler.

Today she and I are chatting about the MANY different layers of her life that would make her a hero in someone else's life. We also chat about some of the must-have tools she would suggest to any...

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083: How to Kill Your Darlings with Radical Essentialism with Martin Stellar

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Today we have Martin Stellar with us! Martin is a former monk who is currently using those skills and experiences to assist ambitious creative entrepreneurs to really make a difference.

He himself is a brave creative all around: Writer. Illustrator. Marketing Educator. Teacher of sales magic. Singer. and Psychology fanatic.

I was particularly excited to discuss this month's School of Bravery theme of the Timing with him and how that element improves your improvisational skills and practice of...

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082: How to Find Your Purpose in the Midst of Transition with Jonathan DeWaal

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I'm so honored to introduce you today's guest! Jonathan DeWaal is with us today to discuss the timing of improvisation, especially as it pertains to seasons of bravery and transition!

Jon is the executive director of Liminal Space, a nonprofit organization based out of Seattle, WA which is dedicated to helping others find the courage and means to navigate major life transition.

One nugget of a quote he laid down in today's conversation is this: "The gold we're often looking for is found in...

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081: How to Manage Stress & Expectations as an Entrepreneur with Benjamin Dell

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Anybody who has ever done something new for the first time will tell you it's a bit stressful. Ask any entrepreneur how their stress-life is and they'll most likely tell you they're hanging by a thread or really overwhelmed orin some cases they'll look like the stress gives them a high that only illegal substances could explain. ha!

I say that from experience, because I've been all versions of stress management as an entrepreneur. I've poorly handled my stress and especially after the...

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080: The Defiant Expectation of Recovery with Jessica Flint

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The timing of how this episode lined up to get published is perfect! Today we have Jessica Flint with us! Jessica and I recorded this conversation several weeks ago after she interviewed me for her community Recovery Warriors.

We had such a great time together that I knew y'all would enjoy meeting her too. but THEN when Jessica found out I was coming through Austin on my book concert tour, without any hesitation she opened her home to my dog and I! So last week, our internet friendship become...

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ps048: Is Imagination Insanity? How to Think Beyond Your Reality

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On today's mini-episode we're talking all about constraints, limitations, and how to have an imagination based on *hope* for your future. There are three main points I want to make, to help us get out of the "woe is me" mindset. So listen below to hear those thoughts and my answer to whether I think imagination is insanity or not.

I also give y'all a little update on how my book concert tour is going! Texas has been wonderful! Lots of chips & salsa, new friends, old friends, and amazing...

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079: Risky Business: Saying Yes to Rejection with the Ladies Behind Badassery Magazine

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Today's episode is a first for the Bare Naked Bravery podcast! I'm stoked that we've got BOTH Samatha Parker and Kathy Rasmussen with us today! It's our first episode with more than one guest at once! Things are getting fancy over here!

A couple months ago they featured me on their Badassery podcast and I also wrote an article about how bravery can help a business owner build their bank account. I believe the article was on page 52 of their April issue. Go check it out at badasserymag.com

I...

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ps047: The Upside of Taking Risks

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This week I'm preparing to leave my temporary home base of Atlanta to venture out into over 45 days of book readings, live performances, and workshops throughout the US. (All the dates and details are here: http://emilyannpeterson.com/calendar)

Since this month's theme in the School of Bravery and here on the podcast is Risk & Rejection, I thought I'd take a couple minutes before packing up my suitcase to talk about the upside of risk and the benefits it offers. Here are the 4 main topics...

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078: Hiding Under Desks, Prioritizing Pain & Other Hard Things with Jessica Ribera

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Today we have an awesome nomination as our guest! I always love it when things like this work out, and I just have to thank Jessica Ribera for being so willing and open to jump into our conversation so blindly.

Jonny, a former bandmate of mine, nominated Jessica Ribera for today's episode. She and I talk about the moments we share while dealing with our respective pains and losses. Jessica lost her ballet career. I lost my career as a cellist. Today we both find ourselves using the word...

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