The Catalyst with Samantha Kris
Overcoming High-Performing Anxiety

Overcoming High-Performing Anxiety

January 6, 2021

We were looking forward to 2021 all last year and if this new year has come with old stress, you’re not alone. While everyone is focused on resolutions and setting goals, Heather Rider helps us get to the root of what so often derails our intentions: stress, anxiety, perfectionism and imposter syndrome. Don’t fall into the same trap that gets you every year. Do the inner work to get the results you seek.

Connect with Heather on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram, and learn more about her work through her YouTube channel and website.

Energy in Motion

Energy in Motion

December 30, 2020

In this New Year's special, your host Samantha Kris, closes out 2020 by talking about the importance of energy management. She offers 5 game-changing questions to help you enhance, protect and replenish your energy to keep your goals in motion and ensure next year is your best one yet.

Life on the Frontline

Life on the Frontline

December 23, 2020

Emergency nurse, Melanie Jade, shares what it has been like being a frontline worker during the pandemic, how her own plans came to a crashing halt, and how her experience in handling life or death situations informed her business strategy for 2020. Go into the holiday season safely and informed by tuning into this week’s episode.

Connect with Melanie on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or via her website. For health tips and information, follow Nomadic Nurse Agency on Facebook and Instagram.

Growing Your Business

Growing Your Business

December 16, 2020

Diane Boorman retired at the early age of 40 and it wasn’t long before she realized she had so much more to learn and to give. She’s dedicated her second act to helping entrepreneurs build their architecture for business growth. This year has been one of the best ones yet for Diane, who encourages entrepreneurs to stop using the pandemic as an excuse. Whether you are a business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, you definitely want to tune in. 

Get more business tips by connecting with Diane on Facebook, LinkedIn or via her website.

Cultivating an Ecosystem of Change

Cultivating an Ecosystem of Change

December 9, 2020

After 15 years of being in corporate law and a lifetime following her father’s vision, Eloise Gagnon realized that she had to make space for her own voice. This required difficult conversations, life-changing decisions and cultivating an ecosystem of change. Find out how she let go of imposed success and how she found the courage to walk away from the life she worked so hard to build in pursuit of happiness.

Connect with Eloise on LinkedIn or through her website and check out her online course for ore guidance.

How to Make It Without Faking It

How to Make It Without Faking It

December 2, 2020

Yael Geffen grew up in the male dominated industry of real estate in South Africa and she’s on a mission to even out the playing field. In this episode she shares how she rose through the ranks by refusing the current rhetoric and leveraging her feminine energy. She is spearheading a revolution to help women step into their confidence and become their own, as well as each other's biggest champions.

Connect with Yael on LinkedIn and learn more about Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty here.

Planting the Seed of Civility

Planting the Seed of Civility

November 25, 2020

The most important issues that divide us are those we yell at each other about online and avoid in person. The only place they get debated is in the media, which only deepens the sense that there is a right and a wrong, an “us” and a “them”. It is time we learn to have civil conversations about the topics that are tearing humanity apart and Sophie Tarnowska explains how.

Connect with Sophie on LinkedIn and follow her work on Facebook, Instagram and her website. If you liked what you heard, check out her TEDx talk, How to do Something Good About Bad News.

Bringing Network Marketing Mainstream

Bringing Network Marketing Mainstream

November 18, 2020

Network marketing has a bad reputation and isn’t necessarily a coveted career for many. Social marketing expert, Emma Wojtas, is on a mission to change that narrative, usher MLM’s into the mainstream and change lives in the process. In this episode she debunks myths, shares how she overcomes objections and what she’s doing to majorly stand out in a cookie-cutter market.

Get to know Emma better by following her on Instagram and checking out her website.

Recovering from Burnout

Recovering from Burnout

November 11, 2020

Vesna Antwan shares her experience with extreme burnout and the steps she took to find her way back to herself. In what she calls her year of reckoning, everything had become too much to manage. She dealt with immense guilt, shame and strain on her mental health which ultimately caused her to crash at the end of 2016. She committed to turning inward and identifying the root of her pain, and was able to put herself back in the driver’s seat and continue her journey in the right direction.

Connect with Vesna on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn or via her website

A Brave New World

A Brave New World

November 4, 2020

The speed of change is increasing. There is no room for complacency for today’s businesses, which means leaders need to continuously adapt and reinvent themselves in order for their organizations to survive. In this episode, Michael Rubenstein dispels the belief of a brave new world being something of the future and shares practical tools that puts our new world immediately within reach. 

Be sure to connect with Michael on LinkedIn for more information.

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