Blog & Podcast
Our blogs and podcasts are a way for you to stay connected and hear from others about their Life Design stories.
With the events that continue to unfold in our country and the spotlight on the racial divides that exist, we will not be posting any new articles or podcasts this week. We believe that all of us were created equal and will only post or share articles that help us...
A New York Times article from yesterday was the latest of a plethora of articles tying a lack of work-life balance to the CoronaVirus. Within the article, the author Charlie Warzel,cautions about the WFH Revolution (Work from Home) as “it will capitalize on the...
When I think about our worth and our purpose, I think about all of the areas we try to find it; all of the ways we try in vain to prove that we are worthy. What I found in my own life is that all of them came up empty for me and simply left me with continual striving
Not long ago I read a LinkedIn post from a connection of mine who was detailing what he believed it takes to “succeed in business”. His post was short and to the point, but according to this one individual if you want to find business success, you better be willing...
There is no question that the global pandemic that has forced the majority of professionals to work from home while managing kids that are now schooling from home, alongside stay at home orders has caused mass disruption. Let us not be so quick to blame the lack of work-life balance on Covid-19.
As we continue to journey through this age of the CoronaVirus there continues to be talk about “when we get back to normal”. However, months into this adventure I think we are beginning to realize that there is no getting “back to normal” completely.
Corona Virus…. Corona Virus is sweeping across the world without a care. It seems unstoppable. One minute I was traveling back from one of my Uganda trips and wondering why so many people were wearing masks in the Dubai airport, then within weeks I find...
I am the son of an immigrant. In 1960, at the age of 15, my father came to the US to flee the Castro regime that had taken over Cuba. I remember him telling me what his father, my grandfather, told him as he said goodbye to his son. He told him, “they can...
The Life Design Podcast (Formerly The Hope, Connection & Relief Podcast)
Everyone loves an underdog story. The story of a blue-collar kid, with big dreams who finally "arrives". But what happens when you finally make it and you realize that what you dreamed of is not what you thought it would be and not what you want?
In this episode, Carlos talks with Michelle Burrows, wife, mother, and CMO about her big dreams, the impact on her family, and the one question that changed everything.
What is the value of experience? Where can we find worthiness and meaning in our work? Listen to this episode and gain some insight into these question.s
Episode 16: Rethinking Our View of Failure & Making Small Changes – A Conversation with Bryan Kramer & Courtney Smith Kramer
When you desire change and speak about the changes you want to make, even when the signs are there it can be hard to take that first step.
Far to many people design their life around their carer and their business and end up getting a "life by default".
Rather than take this approach, begin to design your life and make your business or career align with what you want.
In this Insights episode, Carlos and Susanne talk about how you can improve your relationships if you give the benefit of the doubt, address the stories you create in your head about certain situations, and talk about the steps you can take to clear certain assumptions.
Episode 13: Never Being Happy About Success Because Work Gets the Best of You – A Conversation with Brian Carroll
Being fulfilled and successful starts from within and is not measured by your business achievements. In this episode, business owner and author Brian Carroll shares the changes he made in his life to truly become a success.
Episode 11: Waking Up Sick & Your Job Being Like a Bad Marriage – A Conversation With Kimberly Ficklin
In this episode, Carlos and Kimberly discuss what a good, healthy workplace culture looks like, how everyone can use empathy at work and in their daily lives, and how we should, maybe, let go of our jobs as it could improve our health and make us happier once we do.
We love to be busy and tell people just how busy we are. We do this because it makes us feel needed and important, but does it align with your values? This 7 minute Insights episode explores the obsession with being busy.
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.