EP 72: Finding True Grit with Andrea Hackman of One Village Coffee

Andrea Hackman

Andrea Hackman

Today, I have a fantastic interview for you with my friend Andrea Hackman, the President of One Village Coffee. We had a wide-ranging conversation, but the theme Andrea kept coming back to was the grit she developed growing up in rural Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. It was that same grit that pulled her marriage back from the brink of a breakup and kept her coffee business going even when a fateful decision she made went drastically wrong. Andrea is a survivor with a positive spirit and I think you’ll be inspired by her story.

About Andrea Hackman

Andrea is one of those people where a set career didn’t come naturally. Growing up, she was considered the typical Jack-of-all-trades, master-of-none. Her passion was people and service, but making that a career didn’t seem viable. With an undergraduate degree in Theology from Eastern University, Andrea began her career creating innovative community gatherings, which found a balance in her passions. But, it still felt like something was missing. It wasn’t until Andrea moved to Texas and began working in a large HR outsourcing and consulting firm, that she discovered her love for business.

After working for the firm for several years, Andrea pursued her MBA in International Economic Development. It was during her MBA coursework that her family began traveling and brainstorming about the idea of doing business differently. She focused every project on the idea of One Village Coffee. Writing the initial business plan, Andrea was part of the founding team that launched One Village Coffee in 2007. Her initial role was focused on operations and Finance.

After working for 2 years in the family business, Andrea took time off to have children and gain more external experience, working as the Operations Director for a local risk management firm.

In 2012 as a result of a family meeting, Andrea was identified as the family’s desired successor for One Village Coffee. Andrea returned to One Village Coffee in 2014 and became President in 2016. For Andrea, she found her “sweet spot” with One Village Coffee that combines her personal passions of people, service and business. Andrea lives in Telford, Pennsylvania with her husband, Scott, and two children.

Connect with Andrea:

Web: https://www.onevillagecoffee.com/
Social: @1villagecoffee
Email: andrea@onevillagecoffee.com

Here’s to Getting Unstuck,
Brennen

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EP 71: The Struggle is Real... Dealing with Low Motivation

Zoë and I had a wonderful daytrip to the Jersey Shore during our staycation.

Zoë and I had a wonderful daytrip to the Jersey Shore during our staycation.

I had a wonderful vacation this past holiday week, and got some much-needed space and relaxation, just by staying at home and trying very hard to not be productive. You see, I’d been starting to experience symptoms of burnout in recent days from the stress of managing two companies that need a lot of care and attention. I noticed that I was avoiding projects I normally enjoy, my sleep was suffering and I was having trouble completing workouts, which is really weird for me. 

The conversation with Cynthia that you’re about to hear was actually what convinced me to take some time off to recover and recuperate from stress. Right at the end of the episode, you’ll be able to hear me have the realization in real time. Our topic for the episode is how to stay motivated and I share some really good tips with you, but as we were chatting, Cynthia really convinced me of the need to take a break and I’m SO glad I listened. I’m feeling so much better now, more like my old self. My sleeping is back on track, podcasting seems fun again and my workouts are going fantastic. In fact, I set a personal record on my Zwift cycling trainer last night and I was jumping for joy. If you’re feeling a little burned out or simply lacking motivation, this episode is for you.

Here’s to Getting Unstuck,
Brennen & Cynthia

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EP 70: Be Well Philly’s Mary Clare Fischer on Living a WELL-thy Life

Mary Clare Fischer

Mary Clare Fischer

Every so often we get to interview people who are our heroes, who make us feel like fangirls and fanboys, and for me that person was Mary Clare Fischer, who is the wellness editor of Philly Mag and the editor of Be Well Philly. Be Well Philly is one of my favorite ways that I have been able to navigate the wellness scene in the Philly area. Receiving their magazine felt like I was getting in on all the secret tips, spots, and news. I found my workout classes, wellness community, and many healthy restaurants through Be Well Philly, not to mention that they named us a top podcast for wellness (holla!). As you can imagine, it’s no surprise that we welcomed Mary Clare with open arms when we were approached about having her on the podcast.

Mary Clare Fischer is a:

  • health and wellness editor at Philly mag, the regional magazine in the Philadelphia area

  • University of Maryland alumna with degrees in journalism, government, and politics

  • Michigan native with a penchant for college football, vacations “up north”

  • pescatarian, cookbook collector, book lover, occasional runner, human rights advocate, wide-eyed learner, overall nerd, and frequent abuser of caps lock

  • But most of all, she is a writer.

Nominate someone (or yourself) to be named Health Hero for 2019!

Connect with Mary Clare:

Please enjoy this episode and once you’ve listened, please check out our bonus After Show! Our heads are not lined up quite right, but go easy on us. We’re new at this video thing…

Here’s to Getting Unstuck,
Cynthia

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EP 69: Chris Butsch on Employee Burnout & Happiness (in partnership with Solvecast)

Chris Butsch

Chris Butsch

I recently was on vacation doing some much needed recharging, which also gave me time to reflect on my life and career and where it is all headed. One of the things that I keep bumping up against is this idea of what it means to really enjoy your work, because I keep talking to people who are so burnt out from corporate, like myself. They’re tired of not owning their time, not having freedom, losing their creativity because they’re no longer doing the things that they enjoy at work, and just the sheer number of hours that we all put into “getting the job done.”

I don’t know if I’m attracting these people because I’m burnt out or if I’m just finding more people of my age range who feel similarly because we are at a pivotal point in our work lives, but it’s why this episode that I recorded with Chris Butsch was so fascinating to me.

About Chris Butsch

Chris Butsch is a keynote and TEDx speaker, author, and global consultant helping organizations improve engagement and retention, and prevent burnout. His unique blend of humor, happiness science, and BS-free takeaways has helped companies like Google, Deloitte, and Vodafone keep their best people.

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Here’s to Getting Unstuck,
Cynthia


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EP 68: From Big Banking to Founding the Ultimate Women’s Collaboration Hub: Cate Luzio, on Being a Female-Focused Luminary

Cate Luzio

Cate Luzio

I have been out of the country for some much needed re-charging, so Brennen had been holding down the Goal Magic Fort - many thanks and props to Brennen for his help and partnership!

Every time I take vacation it becomes a way for me to make space to reflect on my life path and purpose. On this last trip, I came to see that I really want to make a difference in this world - not only by helping people get unstuck but by creating a career infused with meaning so I have been reaching out to my network to get projects where I can dig my heels into my own intention.

I think so many of us have that feeling that our life’s purpose is bigger than the career we may currently be in, which is what happened to Cate Luzio who founded Luminary, a collaboration and co-working space specially designed to support women. Cate went from being in the world of big banking to going all in and self-funding Luminary, which was her brain child and has become her passion and has very much defined her next chapter.

About Cate Luzio

Cate Luzio is the Founder and CEO of Luminary, the premier collaboration hub for women who are passionate about professional development and expanding their networks. This 15,000 square foot meeting space in New York City includes a rooftop deck and two floors of open workspace, conference rooms, a fitness studio, beauty bar, locker room, lactation room, and much more. Luminary is the ultimate career advocate offering members unparalleled programming and experiences. A longtime advocate for empowering women and girls, Cate serves on the National Board for Girls Inc.

Cate has over twenty years of leadership experience in financial services. Previously, she was the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Multinational Corporate Banking for HSBC managing roughly $2 billion in revenue and teams in 55 countries. Cate also served as a Managing Director and Head of Multinational Corporate Banking at J.P. Morgan. She has received numerous recognitions including being named to the Most Powerful Women in Banking List by American Banker multiple times as well as a two-time recipient of the Financial Times and Heroes Global Diversity Champion. Cate has also been featured in the Financial Times, Forbes, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Fast Company, Bloomberg, USA Today, NowThis News, Politico, Women’s Wear Daily and more. She is also a Forbes Contributor. Cate holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Maryland. She’s a global traveler having visited more than 114 countries.

Connect with Cate:

Here’s to Getting Unstuck,
Cynthia

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This week our show is brought to you by our introductory Getting Unstuck Program, which is a FREE course. I can speak from my own personal experience as to how fearful and anxious I was at times once I stepped out on my own and decided to build my own consulting business. I had a vision and a mission, but I wasn’t sure if it was going to work and how it was all going to come together. I pushed passed the fear and then enlisted my own advice, which is detailed out in Goal Magic’s Getting Unstuck Program, and I can tell you honestly and with complete sincerity that this stuff works, folks! I now have 3 signed contracts and more inquiries about my work than I can manage in any given day. If you want those same results and to find that path forward in whatever way you want to get unstuck, then enroll now at www.goalmagic.co/getunstuck.

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