All posts by Jiyoung Won

About Jiyoung Won

Boston University graduate in Communication || Current Marketing Intern at Duplessy Foundation || Former PR Manager at Grapevine Logic || Enjoys puppy-watching || Highly dislike the cold || Fan of violin, sunflowers, and froyo

Ani Alexander

Interview: How Ani Alexander, an Armenian immigrant, became a bestselling author by storytelling in her non-native language

Ani Alexander lived in the Soviet Union until she was 10 years old. Then she moved to five different countries, learned five different languages, and returned to Armenia in her 20’s. Ani had studied corporate finance and started working as a banker and then later an event planner. She loved it… until it started becoming her life. And she quickly began to realize that everything about her life was suffering except her career. Then she found her talent for storytelling and passion for writing in English – her non-native language.

 

Quote of the Day

Hello

3 Lessons from Interview 

  1. How to better achieve a healthy work-life balance

  2. How to market and promote yourself/ work more effectively

  3. How Ani overcame the challenge of writing in her non-native language

 

Featured Book

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

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Getting to Know Ani Alexander

What is a Helpful Habit?

Waking up early and starting the day off well by drinking water and exercising

What is a Helpful Resource for You?

Podcast Incubator

Who is a Helpful Person that Helped You on Your Journey?

Ani’s Husband

What is Your Purpose on this Planet?

To bring value to people’s lives

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Monica RW

Interview: How Monica RW Became the Host of Independent Underground – A Successful Political Podcast Show

Monica RW was a Ms. Corporate for a long time. But then she came across a difficult point in her life where she started to question the corporate American and lost three of the most beloved people in her life within four months. With the increasing frustration and anger, she began looking for somewhere to vent and came across podcast. Today, Monica is the host of a top-rated, independent, political podcast radio show – Independent Underground Radio Live.

Quote of the Day

Success seems to be connected with (3)

 

3 Lessons from Interview

  1. How the world of podcast has the ability to reach so many audience and share a wealth of knowledge

  2. Why she thinks the education system has become a business as opposed to people’s rights

  3. How to overcome some of the challenges of podcast radio show

 

Featured Book

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

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Getting to Know Monica RW

What is a Helpful Habit?

Be everywhere, but be everywhere where you are needed

What is a Helpful Resource for You?

Libsyn – It feeds out to a great number of RSS feeds

Who is a Helpful Person that Helped You on Your Journey?

Monica’s father – Taught her that no one can take your education away

What is Your Purpose on this Planet?

To give knowledge to others in a way that will make others always question and reevaluate knowledge

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

 

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LaToya Burton

Interview: How LaToya Burton Turned an Australian Walkabout into Twelve-22, an Interior Design Firm

LaToya Burton left her career in San Francisco to look for the “missing piece.” Throughout her walkabout journey, she learned to look within for her purpose. This led LaToya to establish her own interior design firm, Twelve-22, in Australia. She aims to help design interior spaces that help people live a life they dream of.

 

Quote of the Day

latoya quote (2)

 

3 Lessons from Interview

  1. The importance of finding work that is meaningful to you

  2. How traveling alone can open yourself up to many opportunities

  3. How much the space you live, play, work in can impact your life

 

Featured Book

The Little Book of Sanctuary by Alison Marks; The Art of Pilgrimage by Phil Cousineau

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Getting to Know LaToya Burton

What is a Helpful Habit?

Self-reflection and self-gratitude, as well as making time for breakfast every day

What is a Helpful Resource for You?

Instagram – it’s a great platform to see other people’s creativity

Who is a Helpful Person that Helped You on Your Journey?

LaToya’s husband, Jeremiah Johnson

What is Your Purpose on this Planet?

Helping others create spaces – physical, emotional, and spiritual – for their souls to thrive, that aid and help them make the most out of their lives

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

 

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Bonnie Burgett

Interview: How Bonnie Burgett Became an Entrepreneur in Crowdsourcing Real Estate

Bonnie Burgett followed her passion for real estate and entrepreneurship despite feeling lost due to rough times both in the real estate market and her personal life. She is now the co-founder of SourcedCapital – a premier crowdsourcing site for informed real estate investing. Learn about her journey to becoming an entrepreneur in this episode.

 

Quote of the Day

bonnie burgett

 

3 Lessons from Interview 

  1. Don’t let times of hardship discourage you from achieving your dreams

  2. The benefits of crowdsourcing real estate

  3. How having a great intern can be so helpful

 

Featured Book

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

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Getting to Know Bonnie Burgett

What is a Helpful Habit?

Making her bed everyday (Bonnie’s been doing it every day since she was six!)

What is a Helpful Resource for You?

Feedly – All the important news headlines into one site

Who is a Helpful Person that Helped You on Your Journey?

Bonnie’s mom

What is Your Purpose on this Planet?

To the best she can do and to live a happy life

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

 

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Sheeri Cabral

Interview: How Sheeri Cabral Became an Expert at MySQL and Her Role at Mozilla

Sheeri Cabral is a Database Administrator/ Architect at Mozilla Corporation. Learn about her journey to become where she is today and how she came to be so passionate about MySQL!

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

Quote of the Day

 We make a living by what we make, but we

3 Lessons from Interview

  1. How to manage coping with and moving forward when faced with low-points

  2. How to manage the both the front and back ends of web and databse

  3. How to coordinate and manage in a male-dominant industry as a female

 

Featured Book

Crucial Conversations by Kerry Patterson

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Getting to Know Sheeri Cabral

What is a Helpful Habit?

Sitting down and figuring out what she has to do for the day – even if it’s a little daunting

What is a Helpful Resource for You?

Planet MySQL
Lynda.com
MySQL Marinate (Sheeri corrects the MySQL exercises!)

Who is a Helpful Person that Helped You on Your Journey?

Tracy

What is Your Purpose on this Planet?

Helping people – without burning herself out

Tired of waking up, going to work, and sleeping with no sense of progress? I am offering a free 30 minute one on one career coaching session just for you. In the session, I will help you create a career plan to make more progress in the next 3 months than this past year. Click here to schedule your session

 

One More Thing

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