117: Meg Nocero on Life as a Federal Prosecutor, Embracing the Unknown, and Transformation Through Grief

Meg Nocero on Life as a Federal Prosecutor, Embracing the Unknown, and Transformation Through Grief

Welcome to episode 117 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have speaker, coach, and award-winning author Meg Nocero stopping by for a fascinating discussion on embracing the unknown and transformation through grief. Meg left her successful career as a federal prosecutor at the Department of Homeland Securities after her mother’s passing. Meg started to write as a form of healing and has previously published two books. And she’s here today to discuss her third book, Butterfly Awakens.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Meg’s origin story
  • Being a federal prosecutor (and the lessons from it)
  • What led to her changing careers
  • Oprah calling her to the stage and the new direction this led to 
  • Staying mentally sane after leaving her career and beginning a new one
  • Using writing as a tool for healing after losing her mother
  • Grief and moving forward after losing someone close
  • The impetus for writing Butterfly Awakens
  • Why do some people get stuck in the grief cycle (and this applies to careers and weight management as well)
  • And much more

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116: Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) on Building a Healthy Personal Brand and Becoming a Master of Your Craft

Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) on Building a Healthy Personal Brand and Becoming a Master of Your Craft

Welcome to episode 116 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have author, personal branding expert, and high-performing entrepreneur, Chris Hines (aka Coach Chris) stopping by for a fascinating discussion on building a personal brand, mastery, and how fatherhood has made him a better entrepreneur and human being. Lastly, Chris is the host of The Personal Branding Playbook.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Chris’s origin story
  • Lessons from growing up in Watts that helped mold him into who he is today
  • A brief talk on basketball
  • Why you can’t afford to overlook people skills in both life and business
  • How dealing and learning to communicate with gang members helped Chris in the software and business world
  • Why Chris stuck with podcast even when it wasn’t popular (lessons in health here)
  • A discussion on mastery and why Chris believes it takes only 5 years now for mastery
  • How to go about building a SaaS company even if you don’t know how to code
  • How Castocity (one of his SaaS companies) is going to benefit podcasters
  • How Chris balances fatherhood with business and fitness
  • What kids have taught Chris about business and life
  • What’s at the core of a personal brand and the 1 question you should ask yourself?
  • How to transform your personal brand in a year
  • Building a podcast network (this can apply to building a team in your business)
  • And much more

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