The Farrynheight Podcast
WTF is Mindfulness with Mitra Manesh
“Being aware and accepting of the present moment experience that you're having, with compassion and with curiosity.” With clients ranging from institutions like Amazon, Merrill Lynch, UCLA, to celebrities and everyday individuals working to lead more mindful lives, Mitra Manesh, founder of Innermap, host of the Lights On podcast, mindfulness thought leader, brings a unique blended approach to her teachings and guidance. In this episode she sits down with friend and client Farryn to delve into the many layers of mindfulness and redefine the practice as a whole.
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4. Leading With Purpose with Katie Welch45:08In an industry where gloss can overshadow substance, Katie Welch, the CMO of Rare Beauty, is rewriting the playbook on brand building with authenticity and heart. This episode takes you behind the scenes of her strategic approach to marketing that's fiercely loyal to the beauty company's values, community, and founder, Selena Gomez—while testing and learning with the pressure of 10M+ people watching.Join Katie and Farryn as they discuss the power of paying it forward, partnering with Sephora, nurturing the next wave of C-suite leaders, and how to land a job at Rare Beauty.Connect with Farryn Weiner, host of The Farrynheight Podcast, HERE.Interested in raising brands? Connect with us HERE and learn more about Farrynheight HERE.Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
3. Escaping into the Unknown with Liam Moore51:03You may not have heard his name, but you've undoubtedly experienced his work. Liam Moore, a design visionary with his dreamy, surrealistic style, is the latest guest on The Farrynheight Podcast. Known for his collaborations with iconic artists like Rihanna, Adele, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X, Farryn sits down with this celebrated LA-based production designer and art director. In this episode, they delve into unleashing creativity, trusting your instincts in high-stakes projects, and striving for growth in the competitive world of art, design and creative storytelling.Connect with Farryn Weiner, host of The Farrynheight Podcast, HERE.Interested in raising brands? Connect with us HERE and learn more about Farrynheight HERE.Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
2. Being Stoppable with Jake Karls52:08The ability to manage (or even repress) feelings in the workplace is often considered a measure of professional success. But for Jake Karls—co-founder of Mid-Day Squares, the fastest-growing functional chocolate bar on the market—being honest about emotional well-being in a professional setting isn’t a shortcoming, it’s a superpower. In this episode, the two Forbes 30 Under 30 recipients unpack what it means to create a brand that’s unapologetically real, how supporting your mental health improves your efficiency and leadership, and how the downhill moments we all experience are actually opportunities for conviction and clarity.Connect with Farryn Weiner, host of The Farrynheight Podcast, HERE.Interested in raising brands? Connect with us HERE and learn more about Farrynheight HERE.
1. Finding Imbalance with Christina Tosi54:11Cereal Milk. Birthday Cake. Compost Cookies. Over the last 15 years, Christina Tosi has redefined desserts through her bakery empire, Milk Bar. Described as “an introvert in overalls who carries math problems in her purse," by The New York Times, Christina’s success has always hinged on her own uniqueness and creativity. On the season premiere of The Farrynheight Podcast, Christina sits down with our host, Farryn Weiner, to reminisce on her journey from David Chang’s pastry chef at Momofuku to CEO, cookbook author, TV personality, and James Beard award-winning culinary icon. Listen to Christina Tosi's breakthrough on The Farrynheight Podcast's season premiere.Connect with Farryn Weiner, host of The Farrynheight Podcast, HERE.Interested in raising brands? Connect with us HERE and learn more about Farrynheight HERE.
11. What is Influence? with Julianne Fraser39:02It's safe to say we're all familiar with influencer marketing — we experience at least five #sponsored posts a day. But when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of authentic influence, we're a bit in the dark. Julianne Fraser, on the other hand, is an expert. Having worked in marketing her entire career, she founded Dialogue — a digital brand marketing consultancy dedicated to expanding the influence and growth of luxury and lifestyle brands — in 2017. She rebels against formulas in favor of meaningful and lasting relationships, and her unique approach has catapulted most, if not all, of today's biggest brands. In this episode, she and Farryn tackle the age-old elusive question of what is influence?
10. What Makes a Founder? with Steve Schlafman37:16Many of us dream of being founders. We have our billion-dollar idea swimming around in our head, we can picture the brand we have yet to create, and we can taste the success we know we deserve. But only a few of us know how to be a founder. Steve Schlafman, certified coach, advisor, angel investor, and founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company, is one of the rare few who know what it truly takes to be a founder, and he’s here to share the recipe. In this episode, he and Farryn unpack what it means to be a founder in the modern world, motivation, when to lean in, and the zone of genius.
9. Why are we workaholics? with Dr. Elisa Hallerman44:21We’re told to enjoy everything in moderation, but when it comes to structuring our work, our lives, our screen time, and our down time, we rarely succeed. Enter Dr. Elisa Hallerman. She holds a masters and doctorate in Depth Psychology and Somatic Studies, specializes in neuroscience and trauma, and founded the Recovery Management Agency, a consulting group that works with individuals and their families suffering from addiction, mental health issues, trauma, and chronic pain. In other words, she is the go-to for the modern issues of today. In this Episode she and Farryn dive into the why beneath workaholism, modern addiction, trauma, and what it means to be uncomfortable.
8. Product vs. Narrative with Christian Larson43:55It’s no secret that we all admire the art of storytelling. Christian Larson, on the other hand, lives it. An award-winning Swedish film and music video director, editor, photographer, and co-founder & creative director of menswear brand CDLP, he has a knack for bringing narratives to life. From directing ad campaigns for global brands like Cartier and Jimmy Choo to putting his signature rhythmical spin on Beyoncé & Jay-Z's concert film ON THE RUN, Christian has a unique lens when it comes to telling a story. In this episode, he and Farryn tackle the age-old question: what comes first, product or narrative?
7. Happiness = Expectations - Reality with Poppy Jamie38:40Perhaps you know Poppy Jamie from her time on MTV, ITV2, and Extra. Perhaps you know her from her namesake accessories brand Pop & Suki. Or perhaps, you know her as a mental wellness trailblazer rewriting what it means to be happy. Across her Not Perfect podcast and her Happy Not Perfect app and book, Poppy untangles the web of self-acceptance in a world of likes, scrolls, and shares. In this episode, Farryn and Poppy dig into everything from perceived perfection, separation of business and self, and the daunting vulnerability that comes with admitting we are human.