Messy & Magnificent with Karlee Fain


Got Information Overload? How to get clear and sturdy so you can keep rising right now

Ep. 33

The message to "go big or go home" is rampant, outdated and unnecessary in our modern economy. It's the professionals that go deep, and intentional, rather than fancy and complicated, that are reaping the benefits of lasting professional growth in our new economy.

If you’re constantly feeling the pressure to move from one thing to the next, to the next, always doing the most - and that isn't working for you - it's because you are ready to learn a better way.

In our modern culture, women are not given room to digest what is happening in real-time and this is by design - a busy woman can't be nearly as powerful as an intentional woman is.

The truth is, growth is not about being “on” all the time. Just like the rest of nature, human women go through phases, too.

In this episode, Karlee throws it back to Episode 3 to go deeper into the 4 seasons of growth. You'll learn how to leverage your unique phases, helping you spot where you’re at right now and know which doable steps will take you to the next level so that you can clear busy work off your plate today.

Here’s your invitation: Even if you’ve heard Karlee talk about the 4 seasons before before, listen in - now is not a time for more information - it's a time for transformation and that happens when we go deeper into what works rather than trying 20 new things. Something from this episode will resonate with you, and you may find that you’re in a totally different phase of growth now. 

Tune in learn to leverage your time and skills to bring you satisfying results that spark your best work and sense of self.

In This Episode, You Will Learn: 

  • Why Karlee implements a monthly “culmination week” into her practice. (0:48)
  • Debunking the “no pain, no gain” myth. (7:12)
  • Why self doubt shows up, and what to do about it. (16:24)
  • What to do when you find yourself at a loss for what your next steps should be. (19:04)
  • How to protect your new good ideas so they can take root. (21:47)
  • The key to follow through: how to sustain yourself when you begin working on your project or idea. (24:51)

People I Mention: 

Drew Rozell

Maria Sirois

Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 

The FREE Master Sheet To Guide you Through The 4 Phases of Growth Can Be Found Below Episode 33 at

Do Less by Kate Northrup

Navigating a Graceful Transition: Your New Best Life with Karlee Fain and Maria Sirois (Free Online Workshop)

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