Blog & Podcast
Our blogs and podcasts are a way for you to stay connected and hear from others about their Life Design stories.
I do know that anyone who puts themselves out there is going to get their fair share of criticism. Having authored two books and been a prolific writer for the last number of years, I am no exception, and what I receive pales in comparison to those who have a much higher profile. But, there are some valuable lessons I embrace when it comes to criticism.
In 2009, Simon Sinek gave one of the most-watched Ted Talks ever with his How Great Leaders Inspire Action Speech. His talk was followed by his Start With Why book in 2011 and started a movement among leaders who began rethinking how they were going to lead...
There is little doubt that most, if not all, are glad to be done with the difficulty that was 2020. A global pandemic, financial crisis, unemployment, and political uncertainty made it a year where angst, anger, depression, and worry seemed to take center stage....
Have you ever had a show or movie that you loved, but never really caught on with everyone else? I think we all have one or two we could name and for me, one is Joe Versus the Volcano. Joe Versus the Volcano is a 1990 romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and...
Carlos had the opportunity to be a guest on Project Positivity where he was able to share our story, his addiction to work, and some of what he wrote about in The UnAmerican Dream. What is holding you back?...
We are obsessed with being busy because collectively we have come to believe that the busier we are the more important and worthy we become. Our perceived only increases, when we post about our hectic life on our social media feeds and get the throngs of affirmation and sympathy from our friends and followers.
Empty nest is a major life change in a marriage relationship. We have spent decades raising four children in traditional roles with Carlos as the main breadwinner and for many years me as a stay at home and then transitioning to a working mom. While this arrangement wasn’t the best for either one of us it was simply what we believed we were ‘supposed to do’. We now live in a much different relationship; one that is a true partnership.
The Life Design Podcast
Very few choices we make will be forever and even when fearful or uncertain, we can make choices that help us design the life we want.
In this episode, Carlos and Susanne share their thoughts on making choices and discuss how we can embrace the experience. They share their experience of the choices they have made to design their own lives. They talk about how even when fearful, they made a choice to move forward, and how they embrace the experience.
Bobbi Kahler, who is an author, podcast host, speaker, coach, and avid cross country skier joined the podcast to share her insights on Life Design.
This Rocky Mountain resident is
known as a Personal Change Chef, and is a servant of anyone seeking personal improvement.
In this seventh episode of season 2, Bobbi speaks about all of us having choices, owning those choices, and the beauty that can come from all of the experiences we have in the journey to fulfill our dreams.
Milena Regos is the founder of The Unhustle movement and The Unhustle Podcast. In this episode, she speaks with Carlos about the value of rest, what success means to her, and her tips on life design.
Milena has over 20 years of experience as a marketer and entrepreneur and lived a life that was way off balance and it was impacting her health and relationships. It was on a trip to Mexico when she decided to change things and her life design of unhustling was born.
Carlos and Susanne sit down with Matt Heinz, entrepreneur, husband, dad, and agency owner to discuss his Life Design.
In this episode, Matt shares his insights on defining success, the importance of the ongoing communication with his wife, his hobby of bacon and the life he continues to design.
Carlos and Susanne catch-up with digital nomad Demian Ross, the founder of Rootless Living Magazine.
Ross shares his story of moving from the corporate world to rootless living, what that means and how we can have much more in life, even when our material possessions are less.
In this episode, Carlos sits down with entrepreneur and founder of SweetFish Media James Carbary. James shares the journey of SweetFish, and the ups and the ups downs of being an entrepreneur. He also gives insights into how he has designed his business, his life, and his marriage and gives a parting word for those who want to do the same.
In this episode, Carlos sit's down with entrepreneur, coach, and podcaster Pete Durand. In their conversation, they discuss Pete's path to life design, what he has learned from failures, his vibrant relationships, and learn about his tips for beginning to build a life that is fulfilling and rewarding.
Moving From Ordinary to Extraordinary By Setting World Records & Living in the Present – A Conversation with Kate Strong
What do you do when you realize your life is not what you want it to be? For Kate Strong, you do what many would think impossible and you make the ordinary extraordinary.
In this first episode of Season 2, Carlos sits down with Kate Strong to learn more about her Life Design plan, the steps she took to begin living the life she wants, and where she draws inspiration to continue to live life to it's fullest which includes setting world records and being limitless!
In the final episode of Season 1, Carlos and Susanne discuss the reasons why in 2021, the podcast will have a new name. They also discuss 2020 and despite it being such a difficult year, why they have reasons to be thankful.
Join Our Community
If you would like to subscribe to the Carlos & Susanne Newsletter and get weekly insights to help you design your best life possible, leave us your name and details and we will add you to our subscriber list.