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Ep 41: Becoming a full-time healer and magic maker with Deganit Nuur

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Have you ever wondered how people build successful spiritual businesses? From Psychics to tarot readers, so many people have spiritual gifts and don't understand how to build a sustainable living from them. Well If you're wondering, Dr. Deganit Nuur one of the most successful spiritual teachers in the wellness world shares her story of how she built her wildly successful practice, Nuurvana starting from the early days. This episode will totally demystify the process. Let's dive in! 

Deganit's Bio: 

Dr. Deganit Nuur is a world-renowned spiritual teacher, intuitive, acupuncturist, writer, and lecturer. Nuur was named “Top 15 Intuitives Globally” by Gwyneth Paltrow’s publication Goop.

 Nuur created and teaches the revolutionary Nuurvana Method™, which is based upon traditional Eastern Philosophy that seeks to integrate mind, body, and spirit. The Nuurvana Method goes beyond what meets the eye to heal the spiritual plane, resulting in profound shifts in mind and body and thereby reintegrating spirit into alignment with one’s true purpose and passion. The method is effective in treating chronic back pain, depression, anxiety, fatigue, sleep problems, among others.

 Nuur speaks at corporations and conferences, globally leading talks and workshops on intuition, teaching audiences how to live up to their pure potential, and finding their true path.

Nuur and the Nuurvana Method have been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, New York Times, Elle, Vanity Fair, Goop, and Daily Candy, amongst others. Nuur was selected to be the featured Intuition expert for Goop. You can check out her amazing company at nuurvana.com and on all social media at @nuurvana.

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Ep 40: Successfully changing careers for follow your own path with Jen Groover

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Get ready for Jen Groover. This powerhouse is going to share with us some of her most important tips for creating a successful career even as you pivot to a new one. As Artists who eventually want to transition out of their dayjobs, I figured she would be an amazing guest since that's exactly what she did. Great ready to hear some amazing knowledge in her powerful and inspiring story. 

Jen Groover's Bio 

Jen Groover has been tagged by SUCCESS MAGAZINE as a “One-Woman Brand,” a “Creativity and Innovation Guru” and a leading “Serial Entrepreneur” by Entrepreneur Magazine, a “Mindful Mogul” by Philly Happening and ranked #8 by SAP in the Top 51 Influencers of Human Potential.  Jen Groover’s name has become synonymous with innovation, entrepreneurship, evolution and human potential. She was recently nominated as a UN delegate to the first ever Global Accelerator for the Global Entrepreneurs Council.  She also made history at the NYSE, as a member of the first all-female group to ring the opening bell, made Forbes’ list of “50 Founders You Need to Follow on Twitter”  and was nominated “TV Personality of The Year Award” in 2013  by Savor the Success.  

As a successful serial entrepreneur, author and thought leader in human potential, as well as a retired National Level Fitness Competitor, Jen Groover’s energy and multi-faceted, diverse wisdom and experiences, have made her a highly sought after International speaker for over 20 years on topics ranging from: Optimizing Human Potential for increased Success and

Happiness, Emotional Intelligence, Empowerment, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Branding Wellness and Energy Management, Effective Communication Skills, through to Mindful Parenting. She has keynoted to audiences up to 35,000 people in stadiums, to leading intimate workshops for smaller groups, as well as online symposiums. Her clients have ranged anywhere from Fortune 500 Companies to top Universities, Business and Wellness Organizations, Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Groups, High Schools to Non-Profits.

You can find her at JenGroover.com

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Ep 39: Tax secrets for savvy creators with Alexis Kimbrough

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Today we're talking to Alexis Kimbrough of the Tax Firm, Growth Group and we are so excited about it. She runs a firm specifically geared towards helping musicians create the best tax strategies and the right foundation for their career. We have the opportunity to get all the savvy secrets on what we need to do for before the tax year starts! Can't wait for you to hear this episode. 

Alexis Kimbrough's bio:

I received my degree in accounting while a member of Howard University’s “Showtime” Marching band, where I performed alongside numerous musicians and performed internationally. Followed by a master’s degree in tax, I helped billion dollar corporations reduce their taxes by millions of dollars.

Going back to my musical roots, I have dedicated my accounting career to helping music creators make a prosperous living by loving their craft. My music education made me the CPA I have become, through scholarship and the requirements of developing skill through practice and dedication.

You can find Growth Group at growthgroup.com or on FB at facebook.com/GrowthGroup

If you want to connect with us check us out:

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq Website: jo-nawilliams.com

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com

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Ep 38: Following your dreams as a "Late Bloomer" with Malia

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This episode is really special because we get to hear the story of following your dreams from the perspective of an indie musician. Malia's music will touch your soul and her story is so inspiring. Hope you enjoy it. 

Music has always been a meaningful part of Malia’s life but was not really a focus until finally picking up the electric guitar a few years ago. Garnering an early buzz as an acoustic singer/songwriter, her recent studio work and live show reveal that this PNW-raised, LA-based songstress is paving her own way as the lead guitar player in her outfit assembled of friends and collaborators. Her latest project, ‘Late Bloomer’ is now available everywhere and it’s clear that Malia’s presence is only going to grow!

@maliavibes on all things social media  www.maliavibes.com

If you want to connect with us check us out:

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamsesq

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq 

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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Ep 37: Savvy money tips for creators with Farnoosh Torabi

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Money money money! This is such an important topic for creators and I am so excited to bring you the best in the business on the subject, Farnoosh Torabi. 

She's an incredible expert who is shaking up the world with her savvy tips on money and she's was gracious enough to stop by the Artists Without DayJobs camp to share some of her expertise with us! 

Farnoosh is a sought-after speaker and bestselling author. Each year she speaks at numerous events, companies, organizations and schools. Recent engagements have included SXSW, Tedx, The PA and MA Conferences for Women and The Simmons Leadership Conference. She’s written multiple books, the latest entitled When She Makes More: The Truth About Love and Life for a New Generation of Women. She is the Financial Ambassador for Chase Slate.

Farnoosh’s work and advice have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Time, Marie Claire, Glamour, Redbook and USA Today. She appears on major news and talk shows. Highlights include the NBC Today, CNN, MSNBC, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, The View and Live! With Kelly and Michael.

She hosted the Webby-nominated web series, Financially Fit, on Yahoo. She’s also served as a money coach on such shows as Remake America on Yahoo!, Bank of Mom & Dad on soapNet and TLC’s REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE.

Farnoosh graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Finance and International Business. She also holds a Master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She resides happily in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Don't forget to check out her podcast, So Money or contact her at farnoosh.tv!

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Ep 36: Strengthening your intuition with 3 simple exercises.

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Your intuition is the most powerful tool you have to navigate the world. Oftentimes we don't listen and have to learn our lessons the hard way. In this episode I give you some simple exercises to practice strengthening your ability to hear that voice and follow it's guidance so you can create more trust within yourself...and open to magic! 

If you want to connect with us check us out:

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamesq

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq 

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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Ep 32: The best tool to make your dreams a reality

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Host Jo-Ná shares the most important tool you have to ensure your dreams come true. Yep, it's a dream theme and we're going there. How responsible are you for manifesting your dreams? Well, you're about to find out! 

If you want to connect with us check us out on

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq & @artistswithoutdayjobs

Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamesq & facebook.com/artistswithoutdayjobs

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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Ep 35: World Evolution and Freedom with Shaman Durek

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 I'm so excited for today's episode. We speak to Shaman Durek an incredible healer, prophet and spiritual leader on the planet. He shares with us how we can continue to access our own personal freedom over our circumstances. Sometimes the artist journey has some pitfalls and stumbling blocks but Shaman Durek shows us how to have power over our lives not be victim to them! This is a powerful one. Hope you enjoy. 

Shaman Durek's Bio: 

Shaman Durek is a 3rd generation shaman who has devoted decades to study and practice in becoming a thought leader and spiritual enthusiast for people all over the world. He is an author, activist and a women’s empowerment leader.

Durek acts as mediator or “bridge” between the spiritual and physical planes and applies ancient spiritual wisdom, coupled with decades of devoted study and practice, to help bring success, happiness, and healing into clients’ lives. Shaman Durek comes from a long lineage of spiritual practitioners including ministers, oracles and healers.

He works with clients on a one-to-one basis as well as in group sessions. A gifted guest speaker and an inspirational teacher. Durek has worked with many diverse public figures and leading organizations in conflict areas around the world. Shaman Durek’s dedication is in seeing people consciously living their lives more authentically and realizing happiness is attainable in this life.”

You can reach Shaman Durek on his platforms at  @shamandurek or his site shamandurek.com 

If you want to connect with us check us out on

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamesq

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq 

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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Ep 34: The best technique for time management

Time management! We all want to be better at it right? Well, Host Jo-Ná shares a way artists can their work with all the things we need to get done in our businesses WHILE still being creative.

If you want to connect with us check us out on

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq & @artistswithoutdayjobs

Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamesq & facebook.com/artistswithoutdayjobs 

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq 

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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Ep 33: Turning obstacles into opportunities with Angelica Ross

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 This episode is really an honor. Today we speak to one of my favorite people on the planet, Angelica Ross. She's an activist, actress and powerful business leader paving the way for employment amongst transpeople with her incredible company, TransTech Social Enterprises. 

She talks to us today about her journey to becoming a highly sought-after actress and how her Buddhism plays a powerful role in her self-care and empowerment. Interviewing this powerhouse was such a treat. I even got emotional a bit on the show. 

Angelica's Bio:

From the boardroom, to film sets, to the White House, Angelica Ross is a leading figure of success and strength in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named, “1st Foot Soldier of the Year” in 2015 by Melissa Harris-Perry, Angelica Is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender non-conforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills. Angelica has toured nationally, speaking her powerful mission into action with business leaders, educators, and the President of the United States.

 Since studying theater at Florida Atlantic University, Angelica has been featured in film, television, and live theatre. Miss Ross is the breakout star of the upcoming series Her Story, which explores the deeply moving lives and loves of two trans women in LA. She stars as Candy as on the FX series, Pose. 

If you want to connect with Angelica you can find her on missross.com or @angelicaross

If you want to connect with us check us out on

Instagram: @jwilliamsesq & @artistswithoutdayjobs

Website: jo-nawilliams.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/jwilliamesq & facebook.com/artistswithoutdayjobs

Twitter: @jwilliamsesq

You also check email the show at artistswithoutdayjobs@gmail.com 

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