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Interviews with Jean Moroney

I would enjoy answering your questions and hearing your comments on the interviews. Email me: jm@thinkingdirections.com.


Interview with Stephanie Staples of Your Life Unlimited

Your Life Unlimited is the brain child of Stephanie Staples who eats, sleeps and breaths motivation and inspiration. She is constantly researching, studying, teaching and practicing the art and science of happiness, health and resilience. She is a catalyst for creativity in these areas and her enthusiasm for optimism and empowerment is infectious – in a good way!

In this interview, Jean introduces her techniques for ambitious individuals and teams who want to do a better job taking action, thinking on their feet, and crossing the finish line, as well as how to handle the pressures that trigger procrastination, perfectionism, and other destructive distractions. 

Listen to the interview here.


Interview with Pat Iyer of Legal Nurse

Legal Nurse is a legal nurse consulting site created by Pat Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC. Pat is thrilled by the success of clients she coaches with her creativity, writing skills and deep knowledge of legal nurse consulting.

In this interview, titled "How to Overcome the Evil Traps of Procrastination and Perfectionism," Jean and Pat chat about these points:

Listen to the interview here.


Interview with Julie Ann Sullivan on her Mere Mortals Unite podcast

Julie Ann Sullivan is known as the Attitude Enhancer when it comes to cultivating people’s strengths, encouraging peak performance, and fostering better attitudes toward work and life. Her ultimate goal is not so much what participants hear in a presentation, but rather what they will use in their lives to uplift their attitude every day.

In this interview, Jean and Julie Ann talk about moving from SHOULD to WANT to CAN and how negatives are really positives in disguise. Listen to the interview here.


Interview with Sean Saulsbury of The Independent Entrepreneur

The Independent Entrepreneur is an audio podcast created by Sean Saulsbury. The show’s mission is to conduct compelling interviews focusing on creative vision, leadership, and making one’s way in the world of business.

In this interview, Jean gives us the tools to bypass common pitfalls and traps in our thinking, as well as gives us some insight into her own business. Listen to the interview here.


Interview with Martin Lindeskog on the Egoist BlogTalkRadio

The Egoist is a podcast by Martin Lindeskog to discuss business issues. In this interview, Jean Moroney offers tips and discusses common book recommendations. Listen to the interview here.


Interview with Brian Phillips of outofthebucket.com

Brian consults with contractors who are building their businesses. They are trying to get "out of the bucket," i.e., stop doing the painting themselves and do more to market, develop systems, and improve their customer relationships. He wanted to know how thinking tactics could help contractors get "out of the bucket."

The 40-minute interview can be downloaded here (for free) as an MP3 file.

Some takeaways from the interview:

Get a taste of how you can supplement the skills you already have with others that are a natural complement to them, and thereby create a reliable system you can call on to get more answers, faster, with less hair pulling.