Get Carried Away


The 3 Most Important Things to Do When Starting Your Business

Season 3, Ep. 3

In today's episode of Get Carried Away, join Carrie Murray and Elizabeth Sheils as they talk about the different areas of phase one to starting any business. When Elizabeth and her co-founder were starting the company, the goal was to look for a technology that could be integrated into their operations. Eventually, they ended up making the very thing they searched for. As Rock Paper Coin's co-founder, Elizabeth explains how having a co-founder, knowing how to define roles, and doing research can positively impact any business in conception.

In this episode you will learn:

·        Vendors are not meeting clients digitally as much as needed

·        An easier and more sustainable planning for soon-to-be couples

·        You can divide and conquer your business

·        Three Essential Must's to Starting Any Business

·        Elizabeth Sheils – when planning starts feeling like babysitting

About Elizabeth Sheils:


An award-winning planner and manager of the Seattle branch of Bridal Bliss, Elizabeth is a data-driven force in the industry with a wealth of knowledge about business development and growth from over a decade of on-the-ground work. While working with sister-in-law Nora at Bridal Bliss, she saw a gap in the industry for a digital solution that would make the contract and invoice process more efficient and collaborative for a couple and their event team.


In 2018, Elizabeth and Nora came together to launch Rock Paper Coin, the very solution they sought for years at Bridal Bliss. Since then, she has been committed to supporting and educating industry professionals through thought leadership in regard to sales, organization, budgeting, market growth, and enhancing the client experience.


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3 Excuses That Get in the Way of Our Success (And How to Overcome Them)

Season 3, Ep. 4
In today's episode of Get Carried Away, Carrie Murray and Esther Shpitalnik talk about the three common excuses that cause people stagnation. Do you also find yourself in situations where you know you want the change but just can't seem to get there? Here, Esther discusses the ways to change your relationship with money, how you can take yourself more seriously, and about a survey that reveals why some women struggle climbing the corporate ladder.In this episode you will learn:·The pandemic is a wakeup call for a lot of people·Calendar-ing your life is essential to success·Why money language is crucial·The Glassbox Analogy·How to approach a job qualification or a promotionAbout Esther Shpitalnik:Esther launched her coaching business at the height of the pandemic because she believes that if she can get through THIS, then she can get through anything. Esther used to believe that she can't / won't / shouldn't be a coach because what will others think / she doesn't have enough experience. Then, in a pivotal conversation, a friend said to her, "Esther, you've failed plenty of times. What are you so afraid of?"It was then that Esther realized she wasn't afraid of failure; she was afraid of success, of the change it would bring, and that she'd have to leave her comfort zone to get to the success she knew she was meant to be. Since then, Esther vowed that she would do the things that scare the crap out of her because they are the things that will make bring growth.Esther's core life mantras are "To thine own self be true" and "Be audacious," both of which I learned in high school English class. Her core life values are positivity, creativity, and independence.When Esther is living up to these mantras and values, her life is in flow. When she is neglecting them, it's like I'm swimming upstream with weights on my ankles.Catch up with Esther Shpitalnik:Website: Survey for Women in the Work Force:

Using Hunger to Reconnect With Our Needs and Values with Adrienne Youdim MD FACP

Season 3, Ep. 2
Join Carrie Murray with Dr. Adrienne Youdim as they chat about how hunger can be a tool to reconnect us to our needs and values and create a loving relationship with ourselves. Dr. Adrienne is a board-certified internist practicing in the field of obesity medicine. She shares her expertise in weight loss and nutrition and gives an overview of her book, “Hungry For More.” Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:§The process of writing a book§Hunger is universal; everyone has commonalities§A 30-day journaling guide for self-discovery§Misconception – diet does not mean weight loss§Unmet expectations throw people into a tailspin§And so much more!~About Dr. Adrienne Youdim:Dr. Adrienne Youdim is a board-certified internist specializing in medical weight loss and nutrition. Her mission is to provide a mindful approach to weight loss that is actionable and compassionate. Dr. Adrienne draws on best medical practices in the field of obesity medicine and on her patients’ personal value system, guiding them to live more physically and emotionally fulfilling lives. She encourages her patients to consider not only the tools and logistics of a weight loss plan but also their motivating values, providing both inspiration and information.~You can find Dr. Adrienne Youdim on . . .Website: the book: Journaling Mini-Course: with Carrie!Website: www.bra-network.comLinkedIn:

How to Say No and Stop Trying to Do It All

Season 3, Ep. 1
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