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How Our Growth Inspires Contribution? | NQS Ep. 78  |  Valerie Hope
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How Our Growth Inspires Contribution? | NQS Ep. 78 | Valerie Hope

Welcome! We are excited to have you here for an insightful discussion on personal development. Don't miss this opportunity to explore how our growth inspires contribution. This video provides a comprehensive overview, covering key aspects such as how our growth inspires contribution, for further details you can visit: http://www.valeriehope.com This video covers the following subjects: - What is contribution to growth? - How purposeful growth leads to meaningful contribution? - Personal growth and its impact on contribution ************************** How Our Growth Inspires Contribution | Ep. 78 | Valerie Hope Strangers: Felipe Ferreira & Valerie Hope From: Brazil/Germany & Panama/Texas, USA Connect: Felipe Ferreira - https://www.linkedin.com/in/felipeof/ Valerie Hope - https://www.linkedin.com/in/valeriehope/ **************** Resources: • Gathering Behind the Scenes Not Quite Strangers Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3DOVRqkpXQFIX738nTyqIn?si=WRNc51pVR8yN0HQIarAmmg • TEDx Talk - How to Connect to Joy at Work: https://youtu.be/qu-JLOt64mM **************** Our channel is dedicated to providing a wealth of captivating content on personal development. Discover how personal development can elevate us through engaging discussions. Subscribe to my YouTube channel and access new and past episodes! To receive episodes and personal 'Connection Challenges' in your inbox, subscribe at www.NotQuiteStrangers.com. How our growth inspires contribution, that obviously intrigues you and other individuals I made this video about this topic. Explore our collection of informative videos on the well-being of men: https://www.youtube.com/@ConnecttoJoy/featured -------------------------------------- If you wish to learn even more about how our growth inspires contribution, suggest you check out our various other video clips: • Website: http://www.valeriehope.com • NQS Challenges: https://www.valeriehope.com/nqschallenges • Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/valeriehope/ • Join the conversation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ValerieVHope • Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ValerieVHope/ Join us in this insightful video as we tackle: how our growth inspires contribution, personal development, what is contribution to growth, how purposeful growth leads to meaningful contribution and personal growth and its impact on contribution. Did this video address your questions about how our growth inspires contribution and personal development? Your insights matter to us! Please feel free to share your thoughts, questions, or suggestions in the comments below. We're keen to hear your perspectives on: - What is contribution to growth? - How purposeful growth leads to meaningful contribution? - Personal growth and its impact on contribution - How our growth inspires contribution? #NotQuiteStrangers #ConnectToJoy #Inspiration #Diversity #Inclusion #entrepreneur #conversation, #experiences, #leadership #podcasting, #worklife, #Curiosity, #Career, #Professional, #Fun, #Creativity, #mindfulness #connection #community #hosting
What Are The Benefits Of Being an Outsider?  |  Ep. 77 NQS  |  Valerie Hope
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What Are The Benefits Of Being an Outsider? | Ep. 77 NQS | Valerie Hope

What are the Benefits of Being an Outsider | Ep. 77 NQS | Valerie Hope Stranger: Meet Nenuca Syquia From: Philippines/California, USA ************************** Connect with: • Nenuca Syquia LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nenuca/ Website: BOxD (Better Organizations by Design) https://www.linkedin.com/company/boxd-us/ Resources: • Valerie’s TEDx Talk How to Connect to Joy at Work: https://youtu.be/qu-JLOt64mM https://www.youtube.com/@ConnecttoJoy/featured -------------------------------------- • Website: http://www.valeriehope.com • NQS Challenges: https://www.valeriehope.com/nqschallenges • Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/valeriehope/ • Join the conversation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ValerieVHope • Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ValerieVHope/ Join us in this insightful video as we tackle the questions, benefits of outsiders, the benefits of being an outsider, pros and cons of being an outsider and outsider benefits. Description: Dive into a riveting conversation in episode 77 of the Not Quite Strangers podcast, "What Are The Benefits Of Being an Outsider?" Host Valerie Hope and guests Nenuca Syquia and Carly explore the dynamic world of outsiders—those who stand on the periphery yet hold unique perspectives that catalyze innovation and understanding within any team or community. 🎙️ Episode Highlights: Nenuca’s insights into implicit rules in new spaces and adjusting to the outsider role, with examples from the military and professional transitions. Valerie's powerful moment during a workshop where she navigates being the outsider to create psychological safety. The art of reading cues and adjusting to the culture of unfamiliar situations, benefiting both individuals and organizations. Heartfelt stories on finding fulfillment beyond a paycheck and the divergence between money and personal joy. Valerie’s reflection on curious mindsets, leading us on an explorative journey of scaling businesses and impactful leadership. 💡 In This Episode, You'll Discover: Why being an outsider can open doors to meaningful interactions and how curiosity can transform relationships. Navigating feelings of loneliness and the value of self-awareness and mature response in challenging situations. Nenuca’s journey from feeling like an outsider to influencing positive change in the US business landscape. How Valerie and Nenuca’s backgrounds influence their career paths, emphasizing experiences over titles and company prestige. The ongoing debates: Valerie’s aversion to eggs and the nuances of adding fruit to savory dishes! 🌟 Special Moments: Nenuca’s upbringing in the Philippines and her influence on creating business opportunities and a positive work culture. The serendipitous pre-recording encounter between Valerie and Nenuca—who had never met before—and their instant connection. Valerie's perspective shift from seeking external validation to finding roles and experiences that give her a sense of aliveness. 🚀 Hashtags: #NotQuiteStrangersPodcast #OutsidersEdge #LearningFromOutsiders #CulturalAdaptation #LeadershipGrowth #WorkFulfillment #ScalingSuccess #SelfDiscovery #EmbraceDiversity #BuildingWorkCulture #CareerExploration #CuriosityLeads #LifeExperiences #PersonalAspirations #FulfillmentBeyondPaycheck #InspirationalDialogues #PodcastCommunity 💌 Call to Action: If this conversation sparked new thoughts or resonated with your own experiences as an outsider, please like, share, and contribute your story in the comments below. Your interactions are invaluable to our community's growth and enable us to continue delivering content that inspires curiosity and connection. Remember to subscribe and hit the notification bell for updates on upcoming enlightening episodes. Timestamps: 00:00 - Introduction to The Outsider’s Edge 02:15 - Nenuca's Military and Professional Insights 04:45 - Valerie’s Workshop Experience and Breakthrough 07:30 - The Art of Reading Situational Cues 10:10 - The Interplay Between Fulfillment and Finances 13:25 - Scaling Up, Leadership, and the ‘CEO of 1’ Concept 16:00 - Reflections on Personal and Professional Growth 18:30 - Unconventional Networking and Cooking Tales 21:00 - Moving Forward: Seeking Joy vs. Seeking Status Thank you for tuning in to Not Quite Strangers, where every episode is an opportunity to turn unfamiliarity into understanding and growth. We appreciate your support as we continue this journey of insight and conversation. We're all just Not Quite Strangers, after all—so let's keep the dialogue open and the connections growing. See you in the next episode! #NotQuiteStrangers #ConnectToJoy #Inspiration #Diversity #Inclusion #immigrant #entrepreneur #conversation, #experiences, #leadership #Career, #Professional #Cooking
Mastering Motherhood and Entrepreneurship  |  Ep. 76 NQS  |  Valerie Hope
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Mastering Motherhood and Entrepreneurship | Ep. 76 NQS | Valerie Hope

How To Become a Successful Mompreneur | Ep. 76 NQS | Valerie Hope Strangers: Meet Gabbie Kelly & Keisha Ricks From: New Hampshire, USA & North Carolina/Texas, USA ************************** Connect with: Gabbie Kelly • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theprofitmama Keisha Ricks • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keishacricks/ Resources: • Book: Becoming Better Grownups - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/586633/becoming-better-grownups-by-brad-montague/ • Book: We Should All Be Millionaires - https://helloseven.co/the-book/ • Video: Iyanla Vanzant & Oprah Winfrey - https://youtu.be/ZhqokZF5OFU? Settle in for a transformational episode of the Not Quite Strangers Podcast, where we illuminate the intricate dance between motherhood and entrepreneurship. Episode 76, "Mastering Motherhood and Entrepreneurship: Insightful Tales from Mompreneurs," welcomes two extraordinary guests, Keisha Ricks and Gabbie Kelly, whose stories of tenacity and triumph will leave you inspired and invigorated. 🎙️ Episode Highlights: Keisha Ricks and Gabbie Kelly unveil their secrets to thriving as successful mompreneurs. Gain exclusive insights into balancing the demands of parenthood with the rigor of running a business. Unpack the wisdom behind hiring help and the mental wellness that comes from household support services. Explore the journey from corporate to entrepreneurship and how these mompreneurs reshaped their destinies amidst a pandemic. Discover the art of imparting essential life skills to children and fostering independence for a healthier family dynamic. 💡 In This Episode, You'll Learn: Effective strategies for mompreneurs to manage family and business under one roof. How Keisha Ricks turned a $500 investment into a thriving family business empire. Gabbie Kelly’s approach to overcoming financial boundaries and redefining her career path. The momentum of taking bold actions and the importance of mental preparation in wealth management. The transformational effect of supportive spouses in non-traditional partnerships. 🌟 Noteworthy Conversations: Keisha's early entrepreneurial spirit and her vision beyond the corporate realm. The pivotal lifestyle changes both Keisha and Gabbie underwent to serve from a place of abundance. In-depth reflections on personal growth, setting intentions, and the impact of their examples on their children. 💌 Call to Action: If today's stories have touched or galvanized you to action, we'd love to hear from you! Please like, share, and contribute your insights in the comments below. Your interaction is crucial in supporting our mission of delivering impactful narratives. Ensure you're subscribed and have the notification bell active, so you always know when we release our latest episodes. Timestamps: 00:00 - Introduction 02:15 - Meet Mompreneurs Keisha Ricks and Gabbie Kelly 04:30 - The Mompreneur Mindset and Winning Strategies 06:20 - Balancing Kids, Careers, and Passions 08:45 - The Luxury and Logic Behind Hiring Help 10:40 - Lessons in Independence: Teaching Life Skills to Kids 13:00 - Breakthroughs in Business and Personal Journeys 15:15 - Nourishing Marriages and Mangaging Family Goals 17:30 - Conclusion and Inviting Your Contribution We sincerely thank you for tuning into this empowering episode of Not Quite Strangers. Your support fuels our commitment to bringing incredible life lessons and personal transformations to the forefront. Together, let's continue to create conversations that connect us all, uncovering the strangers who are simply friends waiting to be discovered. Until next time, embrace your journey, engage with your loved ones, and empower your dreams! #NotQuiteStrangersPodcast #MompreneurJourney #FamilyAndBusiness 🔗 Connect with Us: • Website: http://www.valeriehope.com • NQS Challenges: https://www.valeriehope.com/nqschallenges • Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/valeriehope/ • Join the conversation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ValerieVHope • Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ValerieVHope/ 📌 Keywords: Mompreneur, Entrepreneurship, Motherhood, Work-Life Balance, Family Dynamics, Mental Wellness, Personal Development, Wealth Building, Life Coaching, Household Help, Financial Independence, Real Estate, Business Strategies, Parenting Tips, Non-Traditional Partnership. 🚀 Hashtags: #NotQuiteStrangersPodcast #MompreneurJourney #EntrepreneurshipLife #MotherhoodBalancingAct #FamilyAndBusiness #WorkLifeHarmony #MentalWealth #PersonalGrowth #WealthBuilding #LifeLessons #SuccessStories #BusinessEmpowerment #RealEstateTips #HouseholdManagement #InspiringMoms #PodcastInsights NotQuiteStrangers #ConnectToJoy #Inspiration #Diversity #Inclusion #conversation, #experiences, #leadership #softlife, #worklife, #Balance, #Career, #Professional, #Fun, #Productivity, #mindfulness
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