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Aaron McHugh

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198 - Aaron McHugh "How to find the work you love"

Right-Side Up Leadership Podcast

On today's episode, Alan talks with career liberator Aaron McHugh about his journey to his work becoming meaningful and aligned to who he is and how you can take steps toward that also About Aaron Aaron McHugh is a writer, blogger, podcaster, and career liberator. He is mastering the art of living a sustainable work-life balance that includes rhythms of play constantly woven in. From Aaron, I want to help you restore balance and discover your path to a well-lived life. I write and speak on how to make adjustments to your thinking, your beliefs and your habits. The rewards are experiencing more joy, adventure and connection. In Work, I have covered the spectrum from ringing in the Opening Day trading bell at the London Stock Exchange to humble beginnings of selling office supplies door-to-door. My experience in sales and marketing, brand development, broadcast media, and technology startups prepared me to launch my own Work Life Play podcast and blog in 2010. I'm a graduate of Baylor University. In Life, my wife Leith and I are celebrating 22 years of marriage. We have three children and live in the Colorado Springs area. My family and marriage have survived the death of our daughter Hadley in 2011. Despite our losses, we are moving from surviving to thriving. In Play, I am an adventurer. I'm an Ironman triathlete, mountaineer, and learning to surf, sea kayak, and long board. In the Colorado winters, I get to snowboard with my daughter. I recently accomplished a Life List dream of mountain biking the entire five hundred-mile Colorado Trail from Durango to Denver. Connect with Aaron Book: Fire Your Boss Podcast: Work Life Play Website: www.aaronmchugh.com Social media: @aarondmchugh.


11 May 2021

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Entrepreneur Effect

Aaron McHugh is a writer, blogger, podcaster, and career liberator. He is mastering the art of living a sustainable work-life balance that includes rhythms of play constantly woven in.


11 Jan 2021

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008 Aaron McHugh: Time to get out of your own way

Self Centred with Roann

“From the outside, my life looks pretty much the same. I still work a full-time corporate career. I’m still married to the same woman. I still live in the same neighbourhood. The only difference is me. I’m no longer fragmented. I’m whole.” If you feel unhappy in your job, the solution isn’t always to change your job, but to change yourself. In this week’s episode with coach, author and public speaker Aaron McHugh, we talk about how important it is to get out of your own way. And about how his new book, Fire Your Boss, isn’t so much about firing your boss as getting real with yourself. McHugh talks about his own journey from loss and burn out, to laying down all of who he was before to find his purpose. We also talk about how fear often drives our purpose and impulses –leading us into places and positions that are wrong for us. The key to Aaron’s message is that resolving the deepest root of workplace unrest always stems from those drivers that keep us trapped - fear and self-preservation. “What happens when you turn that voice of fear or dissent into a voice of abundance? How does that reframe your reality?” asks Aaron. We also talk about the purpose of play as a way to access sheer joy, about being responsible for your own happiness, slowing down to give ideas and possibility space to breathe and how important our attention is as a tool for focusing ourselves towards what matters.

1hr 3mins

15 Oct 2020

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E558: How To Fire Your Boss Without Quitting Your Job With Aaron McHugh

Breakthrough Success

Aaron McHugh writes and speaks on how to shift your mindsets, your beliefs, and your habits to make more impact while experiencing more joy, connection and adventure. The Enterprise Agility Leadership coach enjoys guiding people and leadership teams to magnify their leadership impact while experiencing greater meaning and purpose in their life, work, relationships, and play. His book Fire Your Boss teaches readers how to Discover Work You Love Without Quitting Your Job Special Thank You To Our Sponsor Samurai Innovation -- Discover how to create a high impact and sustainable business Here are the key links from the episode: Get your copy of Fire Your Boss Work Life Play Podcast Aaron's site Headspace Meditation App Marc's Links 5 Day Podcast Launch Mini Course From $0 To $100K+ With Content Marketing Schedule a free strategy call Marc's books YouTube Decoded Podcast Domination Content Marketing Secrets The Wealthy Author


4 Sep 2020

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291: Aaron McHugh – Transforming Disengaged Leaders into Hopeful Leaders

Fast Leader Show | The Show for the Customer-centric Leader

Aaron McHugh was experiencing a lot of difficulties in his life, particularly with his career, his kids, and his daughter's health. During that time, one of his buddies came and said to him, "You might not be able to change your circumstance but you can own your atmosphere." It completely changed him and made him take this idea of taking ownership of the atmosphere of his life. Aaron learned that it's about starting small and taking 2° changes that will eventually build up and lead to somewhere else.


19 Aug 2020

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Becoming a Whole Hearted Man with Aaron McHugh

Dad Hackers: Becoming the Men God Designed Us to Be

Aaron McHugh joins us today as a special guest on the Dad Hackers Podcast. Aaron is a writer, podcaster, adventurer, and author of the best-selling book, Fire Your Boss: A Manifesto to Rethink How You Think About Work. He is mastering the art of living a sustainable work-life balance that constantly interweaves rhythms of play and adventure. That includes road trips in their 1974 VW Bus, aka The Joy Bus, catapulting them into many father-daughter adventures together. Grab the show notes as resources at https://dadhackers.us/123-2 Here's some other ways to connect with us: Check out the Iron Men Mastermind: https://dadhackers.us/ironmen Support Dad Hackers by grabbing some merch: https://dadhackers.us/store Connect with us: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dadhacker1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dadhacker1 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickantonucci/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dadhacker1 Leave us a rating: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dad-hackers-becoming-the-men-god-designed-us-to-be/id1397765356


17 Aug 2020

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Work-Life Balance is a Lie: How to Live in Peace with Aaron Mchugh

The Whole Person Podcast with Evan Herrman

Do you struggle to maintain work-life balance? We sat down with Aaron Mchugh today to learn how to manage both work and personal life.    Are you enjoying The Whole Person Podcast? If so, would you take 30 seconds to leave us a review at www.ratethispodcast.com/wholeperson


3 Aug 2020

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1637: The Work Life Balance Myth with Aaron McHugh Founder and Owner of Work Life Play

The Entrepreneur Way

Aaron McHugh is an executive transformation coach, enterprise agility consultant, writer, podcaster, adventurer, author of Fire Your Boss: Discover Work You Love Without Quitting Your Job and career liberator who is learning to master a sustainable work-life play rhythms woven into his every day routine. “believe in yourself and no one else will believe in your idea as much as you do. And that isn’t your goal to try and get other people to be as passionate about it or as fervently believing about what it is you see in the world. That’s what you are entrusted to do, that’s what you are entrusted to steward. And it’s great to get other people to come along but they don’t actually have to match your passion or your belief or your conviction metre. You can still move forward and just know that’s what your role is to play is you are the one to carry the torch and the flag”…[Listen for More] Click Here for Show Notes To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to https://wp.me/p6Tf4b-7Au

1hr 12mins

27 Jul 2020

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The Pausecast Ep. 31 Aaron McHugh - Fire Your Boss

The Pausecast

In episode 31 of The Pausecast, we discuss and experience... - Experience a guided pause led by Aaron - The missing piece most of us miss when it comes to leading yourself - How Aaron got out of being “unstuck” - How to lead without “driving hard” - How Aaron learned to take in more renewal resources and “nutrients” and how it changed his life - Depleting vs. fulfilling merit badges - Why being busy instead of feeling fulfilling. - How burnout can shift to be a practice of living - Learn to have your own “no” permission slip - How to create more emotional “calories” to match high depletion rates About Aaron: Aaron McHugh is a writer, podcaster, adventurer, author, and career liberator who is learning to master a sustainable work-life balance while weaving the rhythms of play and enjoyment into his every day routine. He hosts the fast-growing podcast “Work Life Play,” leads Reboot Your Life experiential weekends, speaks widely, and is an affiliate advisor to McKinsey & Co., helping drive large culture transformations in North America. Aaron's Free Gift: https://www.aaronmchugh.com/keep-going/ About Rachael O'Meara Rachael O’Meara is a transformation leadership and mid-career coach who empowers overwhelmed, successful women to take back their lives and live a fulfilling, thriving life. She created The Pausecast to help listeners be more self-aware as they learn how to intentionally shift their behavior and live purposeful, empowered lives every day. For the past twelve years, Rachael's experience in sales and client services at Google has helped her have a pulse on what it takes to be a successful and thriving transformational leader. ​Her book Pause was named one of 2017's top business books for your career and was featured in the New York Times and on WSJ.com and the TEDx stage in 2019. Are you seriously done with feeling overwhelmed? Talk to me 1:1 in a 30m "Thriving Breakthrough Session" and how I might be able to help: bit.ly/pausegift


22 Jul 2020

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🎧 Season #2:28 Fire Your Boss and Keep Your Job with Aaron McHugh 🎤

Influencer Networking Secrets Podcast

So you want to fire your boss, and according to most surveys, most bosses could at least use a pay cut. Not so fast, argues Aaron McHugh, author of Fire Your Boss. In fact, in the chapter of his book we’re going to discuss, Aaron thinks you should keep your job … but fire your boss. Aaron’s an executive coach and transformation specialist at Abernyk, a division of McKinsey and Company. He’s a master of teaching entrepreneurs, executives and teams how to mix work, family and personal life to optimal proportions. On recommendation from my friend Patrick Antonucci, I invited him on the show to reinforce Chapter Two of Influencer Networking Secrets (the book): “The Monastic Heart (Be a Magnet, Not a Pusher). “Some, to escape discomfort, leave their natural surroundings behind, and with strong and continuous effort keep rising in social scale, to discover at every new ascent fresh trouble, as they think, awaiting them … whereas in truth they have brought the trouble with them. Making haste to be rich, they are slow to find out that the poverty of their souls will keep them unhappy.”  George MacDonald In this episode: WHY you can’t just change your external environment to create happiness and flow state in your life and work A quote from a 19TH CENTURY Scottish pastor shows how profound our internal dilemma is when it comes to finding joy and contentment The TOP PERFORMER’S paradigm shift of thinking about life, work, relationships and experiences What the headlines and business landscape reveal about our DEEP LONGING for work that’s transcendent, meaningful and engaging Resources Get Aaron’s FREE Guide: “99 Ways to Navigate Your Best Life” HERE: 👇 https://www.aaronmchugh.com/ Subscribe to Aaron’s Podcast HERE: 👇 https://www.aaronmchugh.com/podcast/ 👍 FOLLOW Aaron Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worklifeplay/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaronmchugh/ InstaGram: https://www.instagram.com/aarondmchugh/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/aarondmchugh 📘  Sign Up to Get Your FREE Advance Copy of “Influencer Networking Secrets” (the book) HERE: 👇 https://www.thepaulsedwards.com Join the FREE “Influencer Networking Secrets” Private Group HERE: 👇 https://www.facebook.com/groups/influencernetworkingsecrets 👍 Follow me: Podcast: Influencer Networking Secrets 🎶 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/thepaulsedwards  👍 InstaGram: https://www.instagram.com/thepaulsedwards LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thepaulsedwards Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepaulsedwards


29 Jun 2020