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Becoming the Chief Soul Officer of Your Life with Shelley Paxton

Yes, And

As a society, we are overstimulated, overfed and overwhelmed. So many of us have lost touch with who we are, deep within our core. We’re out of touch with our souls. In this episode, Judi chats with Shelley Paxton, The OG Chief Soul Officer and the woman behind the “SoulBattical”. Shelley’s story of leaving her high-paying job as a Harley Davidson executive serves as a reminder that if you are crazy busy, you are probably more crazy than busy and that sometimes we need to take a minute to look inward in order to bring the best version of ourselves out into the world.Today on Yes, And:The shackles of “should”The recurring nightmare that shifted the course of Shelley’s lifeWhy Shelley left her job at Harley DavidsonHow does Shelley SoulBattical?Representing your own brand and taking actionWhat does “Yes, And” mean to Shelley?Resources:Get the goal-focused Possibility Planner Join the Haus of {&} Fam Facebook group!Check out hausofand.com!Haus of {&} on Instagram: @hausofandConnect with Shelley:Website: soulbattical.comInstagram: @soulbatticalLinkedIn: Shelley PaxtonConnect with Judi:Book: Fear Is My HomeboyInstagram: @judiholler Website: judiholler.com Planner: The Possibility PlannerEmail: hello@judiholler.comCheck out all of Judi's favorite products!This show is produced by Soulfire Productions


20 Jul 2022

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Love Code - Soulbbatical: Finding Your Best Life with Shelley Paxton

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Shelley Paxton is an author, speaker, and transformational coach. She spent twenty-six years as a highly regarded marketing and advertising executive stewarding some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Harley-Davidson, Visa, McDonald’s, and AOL. In 2016 she left the corporate world to become Chief Soul Officer of her life and, ultimately, her own company. She launched Soulbbatical with the mission to liberate the souls of leaders and organizations by inspiring them to realize their greatest purpose, possibility, and impact. As a certified professional coach, she works with executives at Fortune 100 companies, and with fellow rebel soul individuals and entrepreneurs. Shelley has also trained with some of the top teachers in the world including Brené Brown, researcher and five-time NY Times bestselling author.  She is the author of Soulbbatical:  A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Finding Your Best Life. https://soulbbatical.com


5 Jul 2022

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Do You Need A Soulbbatical? With Shelley Paxton

This Might Get Uncomfortable

Sometimes in life, we feel unfulfilled, especially when we're living someone else’s dream and just ticking things off that we think we're supposed to be doing. Stop living success-empty and start living success-full. Today, Whitney Lauritsen is joined by transformational coach and author Shelley Paxton. Shelley was a former Chief Marketing Officer at Harley-Davidson. Finding herself at the top of her career but never feeling any of the success led her on her “soulbbatical” journey. Shelley shares how she finally woke up, discovered her truth, and finally rewriting her own definition of success. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!Here’s How »Join the This Might Get Uncomfortable community today:wellevatr.comWellevatr FacebookWellevatr TwitterWellevatr Instagram

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1 Jul 2022

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105. Shelley Paxton: From Harley Davidson's C-Suite to Soulbbatical

The Corporate Dropout Podcast

Connect with Alessia: Text me! 949.541.0951 Instagram: @corporatedropoutofficial and @alessiacitro__ TikTok: @alessiacitro__ Show Support: If you enjoy this podcast please Rate, Review, Subscribe and SHARE this out on Apple Podcasts at The Corporate Dropout Podcast Big shout out to our team that makes this show possible! If you are looking to start your own podcast or join the network, hit up @upstarterpods on Instagram! 


25 May 2022

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Shelley Paxton: ...that you can have both success AND fulfillment

Nobody Told Me!

Is the COVID-19 pandemic forcing you to take a sabbatical?  Our guest on this episode, Shelley Paxton, says there’s always a gift in upheaval, pain and discomfort.    As Shelley sees it, this time offers us a chance to reflect, reset and redirect our lives.  Shelley is the author of the new book, Soulbbatical:  A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Finding Your Best Life. Thanks to our sponsors of this episode! --> Athletic Greens: Athletic Green's AG One is a special blend of ingredients that supports your gut health, nervous system, immune system, energy recovery, focus and aging. In just one delicious scoop of Athletic Greens mixed with a glass of water, you’re absorbing 75 high-quality vitamins, minerals, whole-food sourced superfoods, probiotics, and adaptogens. Athletic Greens uses the best products based on the latest science with constant product iterations. Right now, it's time to reclaim your health and arm your immune system with convenient daily nutrition, especially in the flu and cold season. Athletic greens is going to give you a free one year supply of immune supporting vitamin D and five free travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/ntm. -->Aurate: Aurate is a fine jewelry brand which offers amazing quality at affordable prices. Because Aurate sells directly to you, without the middleman markup, they can offer the same quality as traditional 5th avenue brands at a fraction of the cost. Aurate’s gold feels substantial and the diamonds sparkle and shine. Aurate is looking to set the standard for women because they deserve the best—always reminding them to set the gold bar high! Go to www.auratenewyork.com/nobodytoldme and use promo code nobodytoldme to get 20% off. -->Lumineux: Lumineux is the maker of toothpaste mouthwashes and whitening strips that are a totally new and different approach to improving your oral health. If you love the feeling you get when you have your teeth professionally cleaned at the dentist's office, you’ll want to try out Lumineux. They use purposeful and uncompromising ingredients like sea salt, aloe and coconut oils to clean and brighten your smile. Plus, everything they make is certified nontoxic. You won't find harsh chemicals or bleaches in any of Lumineux products. Everything is dentist formulated, backed by over 50 studies and proven to protect the good bacteria also known as the microbiome. Search Lumineux on Amazon to pick from a selection of oral hygiene products and get $7 off today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


2 Apr 2022

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682 Soulbatical for Business: Entrepreneur Shelley Paxton on Releasing from the ‘Shackles of Should’

Wings of Inspired Business

Shelley Paxton is a former Harley Davidson exec turned international speaker, transformational leadership coach, and author Soulbbatical: A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Finding Your Best Life. Today she shares how to liberate yourself from burnout, find your inner GPS, and create “ripples of impact” with your rebel leadership. Join the conversation by following Wings of Inspired Business on the free and socially interactive Podopolo app, where Elaine and will answer questions. Download Podopolo here and invite your friends to connect around podcasts recommended to you by what interests and inspires you.


24 Feb 2022

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Shelley Paxton: Soulbbattical

The Midlife

Shelley Paxton had checked all the boxes. To the outside world, she had it all. Inside was a different story.Shelley ditched the big job and the big money to literally save her soul and wrote a book about the experience. Join Kimberly and Shelley as they discuss Soulbbattical.


23 Feb 2022

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Shelley Paxton: Shifting From Success-EMPTY to Success-FULL and How All of Us SUCK at Burnout Recovery Sometimes

Fried. The Burnout Podcast

“You can get to the top of a particular mountain and feel success-empty,” explains Shelley Paxton, speaker and author of Soulbattical: A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Finding Your Best Life. Shelley worked for many years as a marketing executive including a glamorous career as the Chief Marketing Officer of Harley-Davidson. However, while she may have looked extremely successful from the outside, inside she was experiencing full-fledged burnout. Five and a half years into her sexy motorcycle-riding, black-leather-wearing career, Shelley began to have a recurring nightmare that led her on a journey of meditation and soul-searching. After months of self-exploration, she realized that this dream was telling her that she was completely disconnected from her true self. She had aligned her idea of success with checking boxes on a list that didn’t actually make her feel fulfilled. By leaving her marketing career behind and learning how to slow down and be present, Shelley was able to discover real success and leave her burnout behind. Tune into today’s episode of FRIED. The Burnout Podcast for a conversation with Shelley Paxton about the meaning of success, asking for help, and connecting with your soul. Hear tips from Shelley on how to slow down and make time for yourself, so you can move from success-empty to success-FULL. Quotes• “In my quest to be this badass, trying to be all things to all people, all my boundaries fell. I was bending over backwards and people-pleasing, and I realized this has been a pattern in my life.” (05:08-05:21)• “Ultimately this thing called ‘success’ was somebody else’s definition of it. I was ticking all the boxes of traditional success when the majority of those – money and titles and accolades and material things – wasn’t feeding me inside and wasn’t truly connecting with me. You can get to the top of a particular mountain and feel success-empty.” (06:57-07:57)• “You’re not alone. We’re in this together. More of us feel this way than I ever knew five years ago when I walked away from Harley. I truly thought I was alone.” (10:54-11:05)• “If I continue living as I am now, for the next three, five, ten years or more, am I moving toward who I want to become or further away?” (18:15-18:28)• “If you feel like this when you’re 50, you’re gonna have a short, miserable life. You’re gonna be one of those people who slugs it through until retirement and dies on the day after she retires. Or you’re not gonna make it that far. Is this the life you really want to be living? Do you want to feel this way? What I’ve realized is that success is a feeling. It’s not a checklist.” (18:41-19:14)• “What if the most iconic brand I could ever represent is Shelley Paxton?” (19:42-19:48)• “The value of being present is noticing, getting curious. You see the little signs that the universe has been giving you along the way. It sounds cheesy and maybe it is cheesy, but I’ve come to love it…When I’m fully present, I am noticing what’s being given to me at every moment and I am fully connected to myself and the people that I’m with.” (27:15-27:52)• “Boundaries over busyness. Boundaries over burnout…resentment is really a sign of a violated boundary.” (38:39-38:50)• “Success feels like I go to bed tired with a smile on my face. I go to bed tired with the knowledge that I don’t feel empty, I feel full. I feel tired because I left it all on the field today. I showed up for this conversation, for my people, and for myself. That feels so incredible.” (42:16-42:44) Linkshttps://soulbbatical.com/ https://www.instagram.com/soulbbatical/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelley-paxton-759163/ XOXO,CIf you know that it’s time to actually DO something about the burnout cycle you’ve been in for too long - book your free consult today: bit.ly/callcaitPodcast production and show notes provided by HiveCast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 Feb 2022

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Episode 12: Stripping Down & Becoming More Real, with Shelley Paxton

Enough, the podcast

Psst…listen up. You might think that successful folks who appear smugly (nay, gloriously) comfortable in their own skin, have somehow either: By-passed the squinchy not-enoughness that the rest of us stew in;          OR Have found the holy grail, the tidy ten-step plan to free themselves from their supposed inadequacy. If you’ve ever scratched your head and wondered, “Hmm, how does someone actually ‘do the inner work?’”, today’s episode is a peek behind the curtain. Enoughness isn’t bestowed on us. It’s something we choose, sometimes moment by moment. It’s how we create ourselves. Shelley Paxton had a stellar corporate career, including a global role at Harley-Davidson. She went onto start the Soulbbatical movement (more later), wrote a best-selling book, and makes massive impact in the world. To boot, she has the coolest urban/industrial loft apartment. Is super successful Shelley free of miserable, less-than moments? Nope. We talk about the real-time becoming of our next-level selves. Shedding. Stripping down. Catching ourselves falling into old beliefs, and how we fish ourselves out. This episode is deliciously conversational, and I think you’ll find your shoulders dropping two inches by the end. Hit play. See you on the other side… Shelley Paxton on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/soulbbatical/ On LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelley-paxton-759163/ Website: https://soulbbatical.com Mandy on Shelley’s podcast: https://soulbbatical.com/rebel-souls/quit-overachieving-and-quiet-your-inner-ahole-with-mandy-lehto/


9 Sep 2021

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#023: Soulbbatical - Shelley Paxton

The Jedburgh Podcast

Most of us wake up every day and should all over ourselves. In fact we should all over ourselves all day every day. We rarely ever take a step to do the things we actually want to do. Instead, we do all the things we think we should do. What if we decided one day to stop the madness. To stop shoulding all over ourselves, and on everyone else, and pursue our own dreams along our own path. Shelley Paxton spent 26 years as one of the world's top marketing and advertising executives. She led iconic brands like Harley-Davidson, Visa, McDonald’s, and AOL. But in 2016 she walked into her boss's office and declared she was mentally, emotionally, and physically sick from pursuing the goals and agendas of everyone else. She was "soul-sick."  She left the corporate world to become the Chief Soul Officer of her own life and launched Soulbbatical, her movement to liberate the souls of one billion people by showing us that we have a choice in how we live our lives and nurture our souls. Read the full episode transcription here and learn more on The Jedburgh Podcast Website.Highlights:-Shelley defines Soulbbatical and the need to stop rebelling against tradition and corporate norms and start rebelling for our own lives, fullment and paths forward.-Shelley walks us through an exercise to define our Soul Fuels and our Soul Sucks to identify what in our life gives us passion and purpose vs what makes us miserable. -Fran & Shelley lay out the S-O-U-L Process as the starting point to take action.-How do we liberate ourselves from the shackles of should and get comfortable cutting out that which makes us unhappy. -Our why-dentity defines our decision-making process and allows our ego to affect our decision-making.-Courage and confidence are needed to convert fear into fuel. Quotes: -”Soulbbatical is a forever journey of living our truth.” -”Rebellion…is often unsuccessful because it’s on someone else’s terms.” -”It’s about what lights you up from the inside out. That’s what ‘successful’ looks like.” -”Is that someone else’s goal? Is that someone else’s expectation? Is that in alignment with my values?”-”What is that shackle of should?-”Every badass accomplishment is a series of tiny steps.”-“What surprises you. What scares you. What inspires you. What do you want more of or less of. Where are the ‘shoulds’?”-”I’m doing more things that fuel my soul than suck my soul.“-”I worked 25 years to get to this point and I feel empty.” -”What are you pretending not to know?”-“The strongest leaders in the world know how to ask for help.”-”Am I moving closer to who I want to become, or further away?”-“Busyness was a badge of honor for me.”-“We are not going to be playing big in the arena if we let fear in the driver seat.”-”Show up as who you want to be every day.”Shelley’s Three Daily Foundations to Success:-Start the day with Soul Statements that define my reality.-Remind myself of my values - freedom, authenticity and courage.-Check in with myself to understand what I need to do to show up as my best self today.This episode is brought to you by Analytix Solutions; improving the efficiency of your business across people, process and technology through multi-divisional outsourcing solutions.

1hr 9mins

26 Aug 2021