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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114: Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers on Being a 2-Time Olympian and Overcoming Hurdles

Welcome to episode 114 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have 2x Olympian and Olympic Bronze Medalist Tasha Danvers stopping by for a fascinating discussion on becoming an Olympian and overcoming hurdles. Tasha won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing in the 400-meter hurdles. Her journey to achieving this is incredible, and throughout this conversation, there are many parallels between training to become an Olympian and optimizing our health and careers. Lastly, Tasha’s an international speaker and elite performance coach who inspires and helps many operate in a high-performance state.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Tasha’s origin story
  • An interesting conversation around punctuality (you would believe what happened to some athletes around this)
  • The game-changing moment during Tasha’s childhood that propelled her
  • Why everything starts with your mindset
  • The power of acting as if
  • Her story of becoming pregnant during the middle of her athletic peak
  • How the outside world reacted to her pregnancy
  • How she inspired herself to push forward despite the hurdles
  • The crazy year leading up to the Beijing games
  • The power of coaching
  • Why we all need accountability
  • The training platform that Tasha is apart of
  • Common pitfalls that cause people to fall short with their goals
  • And much more

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