A Year in Review: Lessons Learned in 2016

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No matter how you look at it, 2016 was one for the books. In this episode of Women, Work and Worth, we reflect on the year and share what lessons we learned in 2016. We are also sharing some ways we want to handle our business differently in the future, and how we are improving on what we already established.  

Podcast Breakdown:

1:30- Charging what you are worth. Why it’s ok if you don’t want to do work for “great exposure.”

3:20- Own what you have to offer + understand your unique value.

3:55- Why it’s important to prove the value of your own work

5:00- Importance of self-identifying strengths.

5:40- Create your own measure for success. Why money is not the only outcome to consider.

8:56- Being aware of your “echo chamber” + why you need to get out of it.

10:30- Understanding and being open to other points of view about your work or business.

11:10- Be open to changing and adapting your ideas based on feedback.

13:09- Accepting that who you are and what you do may not be for everyone.

13:55- Importance of letting yourself be new.

23:03- Decide first on how you want to feel, then decide what you need to do to get there.

33:05- Important lesson learned: stay in your lane.

34:05- Your time and energy is limited and valuable, so learn how to say no.

36:35- Another lesson: closed mouths don’t get fed.

37:00- Be your own best champion.

38:30- Let the universe know what you want to do.

40:55- Shine Theory is a powerful thing.

44:40- This week’s Listen, Read, Watch

Links:

 Another Round podcast and Note to Self by WNYC "Shaking Up your Echo Chamber"

Our favorite planners: Desire Map Planner + The Happiness Planner 

Podcast with Canoe on Getting the Work You Want

Listen, Read, Watch:

Listen: 24K Magic -Bruno Mars

Watch: The Minimalists on Netflix

Read: Start with Why by Simon Sinek and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Mercey Livingston