Amateur to Pro

Amateur to Pro

Hosted by: Carolyn Mahboubi

A weekly solo-cast offering insights for leaving the “amateur” mindset behind — no matter your age — and adopting the mindsets, skill sets and practices that can help you live life like a Pro.

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The Power of Creating a Joy List

Last week in The Wisdom Circle, my private coaching group of extraordinary women, we explored joy. So many of us confuse joy with happiness. Let me explain.
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The Power of the Determined Client

Transformational Coaching takes skill, creativity and commitment. But more than anything else, it takes time. Can one conversation be full of insights and deeply valuable? Can it be unforgettable and impactful?...
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Be a Miner, NOT an Astronaut

While we are learning how to slow down and live more consciously, our default tendency is to be future focused. We are a generation known for its relentless pursuit of “The Next Best Thing” — no one more than I and...
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We Made It! Now what?

It’s a new year, but it won’t be a new life unless we make it so. So in 2023, what’s your plan for loving just a little bit more unconditionally, learning just a little bit more deeply, and feeling just a little bit...
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Ambition Vs. Greed

When did ambition become a four letter word? Think of the last time you used the word “ambitious” to describe yourself or another person. Was it in an entirely positive context? Did it sound a little cringy even when...
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Why Are Old People Slow?

If you’ve been a part of my coaching community for any amount of time, you're likely sick of me repeating the message of “slowing down”! I’m not asking you to slow down your desires, goals and ambitions. I’m asking...
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How to be a Fierce Giver?

In last week’s podcast — The 3 Steps to Creating Money — I left you with a question to explore. The question was: How can we practice serving rather than selling without being taken advantage of? The answer lies in...
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The 3 Steps to Creating Money

In my work, limiting beliefs around money are some of the hardest to unearth and transform. Most of us are still carrying around our great grandparents’ beliefs about money and allowing them to decide our present day...
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Creating a Powerful Community

Being part of a community that brings joy and fulfillment, for me, is to be part of one that is based on shared values. And to be honest, I wasn’t able to find one that matched mine. So I went ahead and created it. I...
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Interesting vs. Happy: Which Life do You Want?

Some people have interesting lives. And some have happy lives. So, what’s the difference?
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How Can You Speed Up by Slowing Down?

So many of us believe that if we slow down our thinking, we will come to a dead stop or fall off the cliff — a la The Coyote in the old Bugs Bunny cartoons! Or maybe we’ll just lie on the couch all day and lose the...
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Doing More, Faster, Better — How’s That Working for You?

If you describe yourself as driven, high-achieving and ambitious, then you’ve probably drunk the Kool-Aid. If you’re in your late thirties or above (depending on when you started drinking full out) you’re dealing with...
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