Posts by Dorothy Illson

081: How To Handle The Critics

Dorothy recently attended a conference where she was one of the first speakers of the day, allowing her the ability to network with attendees after her speech and receive some instant and in-person feedback. One such bit of feedback led to a valuable takeaway, which became the focus of this week’s minisode.   Show Notes:…

080: Turning Adversity Into Strength with Lance Essihos

From Almost playing pro hockey, to travelling the world running some of the top bars in Australia, Lance Essihos has never lived a dull moment, but he also has had to face some inner demons and difficult times. He battled with drugs and alcohol for many years and having to overcome the losses of his…

079: Don’t Forget To Look Up

In this week’s solo show Dorothy tells you all about some recent visits to the gym and how the fitness challenge she was presented with created an incredible learning opportunity.   Show Notes: 1:00 minute: Episode inspiration came from an experience at the gym. 2:30 minute: Dorothy’s moment of looking up. 3:30 minute: Forgetting to…

078: Becoming The Naked Agent with Brandon Straza

Brandon began his career in the financial services sector, but coming from a family of business owners, he believed that controlling his own path was valuable. So after meeting his wife, they founded American Option Insurance Group in 2011. Fast forward to 2017, Brandon realized he wanted to bring more value to their business partners,…

077: Why You Need To Live Your Purpose

Are you living your purpose? This solo show is straight from the heart as Dorothy shares the story of her Aunt who has exemplified a purpose driven life in a magnificent way.   Show Notes: 1:00 minute: Living our life’s purpose. 1:45 minute: The Life of Sally Adams, Dorothy’s Aunt and Godmother. 4:00 minute: Fulfilling…