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A mother of 5, Alison Cayne decided to go back to New York University to figure out a career that would combine her interests in food, cooking, the environment and sustainability. She crystallized her entrepreneurship in Haven's Kitchen - a cooking school, café, event venue, creative agency, and social hub with a single goal: empowering people through innovative food experiences. Having established Haven's Kitchen as a NY City institution, Alison recently pivoted into the consumer products world by starting a line of sauces sold at Whole Foods and other leading grocery stores around the country. Learn more about Haven's Kitchen here. Listen to Alison's universal lessons in this great podcast episode 30.

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After 20 years as a top trial lawyer advocating for others, Heather Hansen (@imheatherhansen) decided she wanted to teach people how to advocate for themselves. She began exploring a move to a different City and a professional life in the media with TV and radio appearances. Her experimentation has led her to a portfolio career as a writer, public speaker, consultant and podcast host. We love her pivot onto a career path of passion, purpose and meaning leveraging the best of her skills as a lawyer. Learn more about Heather here. Listen to the essential lessons from Heather's experience in this episode 29. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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You're around 25 years old, working, in a relationship or not and life feels a bit meh, if not outright frustrating. Meanwhile, it looks like everyone else you know is having an Instagram worthy blast and it's hard not to feel some FOMO. You might be going through a Quarter Life Crisis which has become just as established a phenomenon as a Mid-Life Crisis. Career management coach Pamela Weinberg provides essential tips to acknowledge what you're feeling and navigate the challenge in this podcast episode 28. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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Kiane von Mueffling (@kianevonm) realized finance and consulting weren't providing her the creative outlet she needed. After becoming a @soulcycle instructor, Kiane made a pivot to start Sold Out NYC (@soldout.nyc), a collection of limited edition must have clothing and accessories for women. @karliekloss, @cturlington, @alessandraambrosio, @brookeshields, @kellyripa and @shakira are fans among others, and @evachen212 featured Sold Out NYC in @shop on Instagram. Kiane's collaborated with @therealdvf and @stateofescape - needless to say - both collections sold out. Listen to the essential lessons Kiane articulates in this fabulous podcast episode 27. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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Personal finance should be a high school requirement but until then at least embed this in your brain: Savings + Compounding = Life Flexibility. Develop a habit of saving some amount - whatever amount is doable - every month. You never know - entrepreneurship, fun indulgence or adversity might be in your future and savings will give you a runway for all of those possibilities. Financial advisor Barry Carron joins us to talk about how every one of us can learn and implement the savings habit. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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Consumers need to see themselves in the brands they buy. Aisha Kolo was an avid fan of consumer brands while she built a successful finance career. After moving lock, stock and family back to the US from Nigeria, Aisha wanted a mission driven cosmetics brand that represented cool, ambitious, working women who wanted to look the way they felt inside and advocated for the rights of girls and women. Cue @bossylipstick - a line of cruelty free, high performance lipwear. We love the story of this finance gal taking the plunge and launching our new fave lipwear brand. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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As stress and anxiety levels are on the increase, we're all reaching for mindfulness not just for greater work life balance, but to increase our productivity and thrive in our work and personal lives. Gautam Deviah joins us to explain why each of us has to craft our own Wellbeing Canvas (www.wellbeingcanvas.com) and why large companies are realizing that the skills needed for employees to thrive in today's business world require a focus on wellbeing and mindfulness. Special meditation treat in this episode 24. Subscribe to TheIdeaMix Life Hustle and stay tuned for our weekly episodes.

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How to Build a Purpose Driven Tech Biz with Kate Milliken

Life deals us a curveball - how do we react to it? Some of the best entrepreneurial businesses are born when entrepreneurs live a problem and set themselves to find a solution. Kate Milliken (@katermilliken) was diagnosed with MS at 35. She could tough it out through the physical symptoms but she felt a deep loneliness and the need for a peer group to share her experiences with. Kate set about documenting her own journey through MS and built MyCounterpane (www.blog.mycounterpane.com) - a platform for patients suffering from chronic illness to share their stories with other patients and caregivers. She invested in her idea, raised crowdfunding through Indiegogo (@indiegogo), joined an incubator and off she went. Through all the roadbumps of running a tech startup and of course dealing with MS, Kate fought her way onwards & upwards. Listen to Kate's story and her learnings in this podcast episode 23.

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