Melanie vs the Volcano

November 1, 2016
36 hours in a van.  200-ish miles with 12 people. First leg of three. 8.17 miles. Teammate warrior cry - GO GO GO GO GO! I’m READY! I can DO THIS!  The branded slap bracelet hits my wrist. I’m off. Up a little hill, down another. I’m moving. Fast READ MORE

So, what do you think of the podcast so far?

October 20, 2016
Do you have a favorite episode? If anyone tells you that podcasting is easy, punch them in the arm and tell them to stop being a liarface. A podcast takes a lot of thought, planning, time, failures, hope, excitement, gut-wrenching, and READ MORE

Celebrating Finding

October 12, 2016
Finding little celebrations in every day stuff This podcast started because the topic of purpose and personal branding had become a huge part of every day conversation. Over the last 10 weeks, we've been Finding things.  Finding You: Because hating yourself is so READ MORE

Finding Commitment

October 5, 2016
Stop Quitting. Start Committing.  Have you ever heard a speech about someone who had something horrible happen to them and it changed their life? Cancer, a car accident, an injury, a fight, a sickness, a relationship ending, being arrested. They get up READ MORE

Finding Confidence

September 28, 2016
It's time to trust yourself. Quite a few people have told me recently that when they first meet me they're a little intimidated by me. But after chatting, I find out that it's because they want to show up as confident READ MORE

Finding Alignment

September 21, 2016
Life changes. What’s your reset button? What happens when you have a well-defined brand, but it’s not really YOU anymore? Sometimes the brand that you started out with  —  the one that got you out there and paid  — looked like READ MORE

Finding Dreams

September 14, 2016
Our biggest regrets will not be the things we did. Creating this podcast was not a dream of mine but I knew I had to do it. Getting it started was terrifying for me (and you know this if you listened to READ MORE

Finding Magic

September 7, 2016
You already have what it takes to discover your own magic. It’s not what you do but what you seek out. Magic will keep showing up – if you let it. It’s not just about holding the door open. You’ve got to READ MORE

Finding Adulthood - What's the big deal, anyway?

August 31, 2016
If your 13-year-old self came to the current you, what would you have to say for yourself? Thinking about how our teenaged-selves would judge our modern-day selves gives us a lot to chew on. How many of our God-given talents READ MORE

Finding Uncomfortable

August 24, 2016
There's Comfort There What if the only thing that you are missing is accountability? Risk-takers need a kick in the pants, too. Find comfort in being uncomfortable. It’s where growth happens.   “This is the way that we’ve always done it” and “just READ MORE

Finding Space - To Notice The Little Things

August 17, 2016
What are we all missing because we aren't really here? A minute is SO long when you're doing nothing. A minute is SO short when you have everything to do. How many minutes are we not thoroughly being a part of READ MORE

Finding Strength - To Get Up & Do The Thing (+video)

August 10, 2016
Tell those little demons to fly off. "Today, I realized that I need my own Melanie.” - last week's status update on my Facebook page. I had a sudden realization that I was empty. I had run out of inspiration and READ MORE

Finding You

August 3, 2016
Because hating yourself is so yesterday You know what’s really hard to hear?  “I hate myself.” SMASH. That’s not ok. No one should ever feel that way. When we were thinking of what this podcast should be about, I was perplexed. I had so READ MORE

How To Unsuck the Hiring Process for Everyone Involved

July 27, 2016
Because why do resumes still exist? Have you ever had a job you hated? Have you ever had to hire someone? The frustration of the process of getting a job is so similar to going to the DMV. It’s the same frustration READ MORE

What Does Living 'On Purpose' Really Mean?

July 20, 2016
How to be the same person in all areas of your life You've been working on your purpose. You've figured out what you want to do with your life. But what happens next? How do you make sure your purpose flows through READ MORE

You’re Hired! Rebecca Flips the Script on Boss Lady

July 13, 2016
Shoulds, Shan'ts, and Staying Inspired What if you could flip the script and interview The Boss? You learn all the things about the person with the vision. As the number onest number two, I (Rebecca) get the unique opportunity to sit down with READ MORE

I'm Coming Out - an interview with Rebecca Gunter

July 6, 2016
Being Yourself, Staying Inspired & Loving Every Minute Of It What happens when you bring an ex-entrepreneur on as your second in command? You get sh*t done! Rebecca Gunter and I have known each other for YEARS. When she joined the Sisarina Crew in August READ MORE

Stop Being Embarrassed About Who You Are - an interview with Isang Udokwere

June 29, 2016
Hard lessons about insecurity and worrying about what other people think When Isang sent in a cartoon for his application video (click here or scroll down to watch it!), we knew he fit Sisarina’s core values to the T. From the day READ MORE

It’s OK Not To Be Perfect - an interview with Cheney Williams

June 22, 2016
Because eating shaving cream can change your life. When Cheney Williams applied with an infomercial instead of a resume (click here or scroll down to watch it!), the Sisarina Crew was busting up laughing. Now we get to keep her forever (insert evil READ MORE

The lies of bootstrapping, scrappiness, and entry-level

June 15, 2016
Finding Your Brand Magic The Sisarina Crew works hard AND plays hard - together. We talk and laugh so much that we have to schedule 3 hours of quiet time every day to get shit done in silence (We call it READ MORE




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