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How a Waitress at Denny’s Built a Billion Dollar Beauty Brand: This Incredible Story Will Unlock Your Purpose!
If you’ve ever dreamt of doing something big, today's episode will get your head spinning, open your heart, and inspire you to take the leap. It doesn’t matter how young or how old you are. You are meant to go big, to swing for the fence, and to do something no one has ever done before. No more small plans. You have something big to do. And there’s no better person to inspire you to make big plans than my friend and IT Cosmetics Founder, Jamie Kern Lima. Jamie went from serving up stacks of pancakes at Denny’s to creating a product that would help millions of women around the world feel confident in their own skin. Today you’ll hear the story of how she transformed the beauty industry, created the most successful product launch in QVC history, and ultimately sold IT Cosmetics to L’Oreal for 1.2 billion dollars (becoming the first female CEO at L’Oreal in their history). If you think Jamie had it easy on the way there, you’d be wrong. And you won’t have an easy time either, but so what?Her story is a rollercoaster of rejection and disappointment, fear, self-doubt, and near bankruptcy. But when you’ve got big plans, you just keep going. Jamie never lost faith, and today she is teaching you how to never give up on your big plans either. In today’s episode, you will learn What to do when you have no idea what you’re doing.Why it’s okay to do something that’s been done plenty of times.What it’s like to pitch live on QVC.How to handle someone saying “Women won’t buy from someone who looks like you.”How to believe in yourself when nobody else does.A truth about success we rarely ever hear about.What to do when QVC says “NO you can’t sell that way.”How to react when some idiot tells you they won’t invest in you.How to break into an industry event and pitch your idea.How to harness belief in yourself when you want to give up.Wow. Just wow. If you don’t know what to get the graduates in your life, send this episode because it’s a real gift. Xo Mel In this episode, you’ll learn: 4:50: Introducing today’s guest- my good friend, Jamie Kern Lima.7:30: Jamie learned this important skill while working as a server at Denny’s.9:00: Never disregard the seasons of your life that feel setbacks.10:00: What the hell does it mean that our lives are happening “for” us?10:45: Here’s how Jamie defines life’s purpose. 13:15: If you hate your job, listen to this.16:50: The moment where Jamie knew she was meant to do something meaningful.20:15: Not sure what your purpose is? Think about what you struggle with.24:00: This is the biggest reason we talk ourselves out of following our dreams.27:30: But how do you get started when you don’t even know what to do?32:00: Ever had a gut feeling? Hear Jamie define intuition and how to tune in.35:30: Try going through your day this way and build your intuition muscle.37:20: Two reasons why we go through horrible, unspeakable times.38:30: This was the biggest rejection moment that inspired Jamie to keep going.41:15: Listen to the “no” or listen to the “knowing.” You get to choose.44:30: How do you determine the NEXT right step?46:45: Jamie lands a ten-minute do-or-die spot on QVC after multiple rejections.57:00: Here’s how all that rejection became Jamie’s strength.1:02:00: Does your purpose have to be part of your job? Disclaimer
Giving Up Is Not an Option: The Motivation You Need to Hear Right Now
This is a message for every new graduate.Whether you’re graduating from college or graduating from a chapter in your life, you need this message today. Your dreams matter, and what happens next is in your hands.You have a flame inside you that represents the way you were meant to show up in this world.Today I’m teaching you how to throw gasoline on that flame.No matter what you're going through in life, your dreams are alive and well, and they are waiting for you to wake up and turn toward them.If you’re not ready for some Mel Robbins inspirational firepower, bookmark this for another day. Because I’m not f’ing around today.Whether you’re ready to make your mark on the world...Or you’re tired of your excuses...Or if you're like Barbara, who you'll meet in this episode, and you've given up on your dreams because they haven’t materialized yet…This may be the most important 50 minutes of your life.I’m going to show you -the three ways you shut down your dreams-why jealousy is actually a good thing-the one question to ask in the morning that will impact the entire rest of your dayAnd if you don’t even remember what it’s like to dream, I’ve got you.This episode includes a free download of an incredibly powerful, science-backed tool that will help you start dreaming again.Xo Mel In this episode, you’ll learn: 3:30: These are the moments that define your life.9:15: Here’s what happens before every time I reinvent myself and my life.10:50: My first dream job never left me and eventually led to this podcast.14:30: Watch for this evidence of your dreams still being alive in your heart.18:15: The first way you extinguish your dreams.18:30: The second way you pour a cold bucket of water on your dreams.18:50: The third way you shut down your dreams.21:45: The science-backed habit that’s going to help you start dreaming again.22:40: Here’s a whole bunch of dream examples, if you need ideas!24:45: What is the Zeigarnik Effect and what does it have to do with your dreams?26:15: I have a free download for you!29:30: Here’s where I gave Barbie some serious tough love because I believe in her.34:30: The one powerful question you’re going to ask yourself every morning. 35:40 On this date, I finally gave myself permission to make my dream happen.37:50: When times get challenging, you should be doing this.40:15: Try this exercise to shine a light on the way you limit what’s possible for you.47:00: All that hard stuff in your life is for a reason.49:15: Think you’re too old for your dreams? Then you need to hear this.51:45: Curious about what happened to Barbara? Listen in. Disclaimer
3 Steps To Finding Your North Star: An Exciting New Approach To Designing Your Life
Welcome to an exciting new masterclass on designing the life of your dreams.First, you’ll learn the process for identifying your own North Star, why this is important at the beginning of creating your new life, and how to use your North Star to guide you in the process of designing your life.Next, you’ll dive deep into the 3-part framework: Emulate, Assimilate, and Innovate.This framework is the backbone of the University of Southern California’s world-renowned Popular Music major taught at their Thornton School of Music.It’s the creative process artists use to create songs, movies, and video games. The framework has helped launch Grammy-winning artists and touring musicians for the past decade.I just learned about it a week ago and was so blown away that I had to share it with you.When an artist creates a song, they begin with a blank piece of paper.When you design your life, you are an artist with a blank canvas.Today, you’re invited to tap into the artist within and learn how to find your North Star and use the creative process to bring your vision for your future to life.Xo Mel In this episode, you’ll learn: 3:00: Hear me describe the woman who recently became MY North Star.6:40: Choosing this kind of person you want to choose as your North Star is best.8:00: Shout out to Chris Sampson from the Thornton School of Music for these pillars.10:15: If you skip Step One in this process, you’re making your life much harder.14:15: Here’s how Jennifer Aniston made her way into our conversation. 18:10: We start unpacking what Step One of the process looks like, first with music.21:00: Think of the space in between where you are and want to be as special. 22:15: Try using “want” instead of “need” when it comes to goals and see what happens.25:20: This is what I did when I first started to dig myself out, but it took me much longer.28:00: Here’s why this person is my North Star and why he puts a fire in my belly.31:15: Let’s define the first two steps in this important process and how they’re different.34:00: How do you know when you’re done and you’ve become your own North Star?41:45: Kendall’s biggest takeaway from working through this process. 42:45: The way I sign out on all my podcasts was inspired by this woman. Disclaimer
The “Let Them Theory”: A Life Changing Mindset Hack That 15 Million People Can’t Stop Talking About
I shared the "Let Them Theory" on social media, and it went CRAZY VIRAL. 15 million views, 11,000 comments. Today, it’s your turn to learn this mindset trick.I’ve been using this technique for a while, so I know firsthand how powerful it is.The "Let Them Theory" is so simple, you’re going to get it immediately.And I have some great stories and examples to share with you, because there are three very different ways you can use it.I can bottom line this in one sentence: When you "Let Them" do whatever it is that they want to do, it creates more control and emotional peace for you and a better relationship with the people in your life.Xo Mel In this episode, you’ll learn:2:30: My overfunctioning anxiety kicked in, until this happened.6:30: Dr. Amy Johnson gives the best metaphor that explains our need to control.9:20: Why do we get so upset about what we can’t do a damn thing about?10:30: These three reasons explain why we try to control.11:20: Two reasons why your parents and partners are so controlling.17:00: There are times like these when the “Let Them” rule does NOT apply.19:00: How are you supposed to let go when you’re a parent?24:30: Can you relate to this listener who’s worn down from her expectations?28:00: Stop making up stories about why people do what they do, and just ask.32:10: When you’re constantly rescuing people, here’s what you teach them.35:00: Are you actually in a relationship with a real person, or a vision?37:15: One way we try to control someone is through jealousy.40:00: Growing apart from a good friend? Here’s how to handle it.43:30: It’s not your responsibility to make sure everyone else is never hurt. Disclaimer
6 Signs You’re Disconnected From Your Power and How to Get It Back: Life-Changing Advice From the Remarkable Dr. Thema Bryant
If you feel that something’s missing from your life but have no idea exactly what’s missing or where to begin looking for it, today’s episode will help you reconnect with your power and find greater meaning in your life.Dr. Thema Bryant is the current president of the American Psychological Association. She trained at both Duke and Harvard, published multiple best-selling books, and has dedicated decades of her life to researching how we connect with each other by first connecting back to ourselves.Her work has been so profound for me personally that, right off the bat in this conversation, I get emotional.Dr. Thema is a national treasure. Her presence and her voice will put you at ease. And she has the unique gift of weaving together psychological strategies for healing with the deeper spiritual cornerstones of faith and trusting in "that which cannot be explained."In this episode, you’ll learn:-6 signs that you are disconnected from yourself-what it means to be "psychologically wandering"-how to handle people in your life who are chronically irritable and angry-the surprising signs of "irritable depression"-the three words to say to yourself before you can begin healing-why self-care is critical if you are in a toxic workplace (you are more than your labor)-why you need to stop talking about your significant other and your boss in therapy.-where to find therapy when you can’t afford it.You are so much more than a highway for other people to get where they’re going. With Dr. Thema’s wisdom and tactics, you’ll reconnect with yourself and take the wheel on your own incredible journey in life.Xo Mel In this episode, you’ll learn: 2:45: I got really emotional when I acknowledged how my life used to be.6:30: 6 powerful signs that you are disconnected from yourself and what that means.9:00: Even if you’ve never felt home with yourself, you can learn to be home with yourself.11:00: The West African fable that gave me chills and should be required reading for everyone.16:00: This is the first and most powerful step to your “homecoming.”22:00: Do people with an attitude actually have depression?25:20: What is healing, anyway?27:00: How do we handle people in our lives who are irritable, frustrated, and angry?30:00: It’s a big mistake if you wait for this before you start your own healing.36:30: How to know if you need therapy or you need spirituality.41:00: How do you heal from a lifetime of messaging that you’re not worthy?44:00: This is how you handle working in a toxic work environment.48:50: Look to these resources if you can’t afford therapy. Disclaimer
You can change your life and Mel Robbins will show you how.
Mel Robbins is one of the world’s most widely booked and followed podcast hosts and authors. She’s trusted by the world’s leading brands and medical professionals who use her research-backed tools and strategies in clinical and corporate settings. She’s amassed millions of followers online, with her videos going viral almost daily.
143 Studios Inc., her female-led media company, produces provocative and award-winning content with unprecedented results: millions of books sold, billions of video views, seven #1 audiobooks, and original courses and programming for clients like Starbucks, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Spotify, Headspace, and Audible.
Mel’s work has been translated into 41 languages, her podcast is syndicated in 194 countries, and her TEDx Talk is one of the most viewed of all time. A New York Times bestselling author and self-publishing phenom, Mel’s work includes The High 5 Habit and The 5 Second Rule. Most importantly, her science-backed tools and relatable advice have changed the lives of millions of people worldwide.
Despite all this, Mel is one of the most down-to-earth and caring people you’ll ever meet. The person you see every day online is exactly the same in real life. Probably because she learned everything she teaches the hard way: by first screwing up her own life, and out of necessity, discovering the tools and research that transformed her life and got her to where she is today.
In The Mel Robbins Podcast, Mel gets more personal than ever, welcoming you into her life and taking you behind the scenes in real time. Every episode is packed with deeply relatable topics, tactical advice, hilarious screwups, compelling conversations, and the tools and inspiration you need to create a better life.
Tune in and buckle up – your life is about to change. New episodes of The Mel Robbins Podcast drop every Monday and Thursday.
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