Lessons From A Quitter Podcast

Get insight, inspiration, tools, and resources to help you quit
what you hate and figure out what it is that you love

It is never too late to start over. No matter how much time or money you’ve spent chasing degrees and jobs to get to your current position, if ultimately you’re unhappy, then it is time to quit. Each week, Goli Kalkhoran, a fellow quitter, will interview inspiring guests who have quit lucrative careers to forge their own path and create a life they love.

Latest Episode

Ep. 259: Handling Difficult Conversations Around Quitting

Ep. 259: Handling Difficult Conversations Around Quitting

This week we're diving deep into having difficult conversations around quitting.   We're going to look at the people in your life—the ones who have lots of opinions on what you should or shouldn't be doing. You know the type: spouses, friends, family, and even...

Ep. 258: Handling Guilt Around Quitting

Ep. 258: Handling Guilt Around Quitting

On today's episode of Lessons from a Quitter, we're diving deep into handling the guilt around quitting. It's a topic that resonates with so many of us, especially those of us who have been raised to prioritize making others happy. We often find ourselves ready to...

How to start a consulting business with Amy Rasdal

How to start a consulting business with Amy Rasdal

On today's episode, we're talking all things consulting. If you've ever wondered what a consultant actually does or how to get started, this episode is for you. Amy Rasdal is on the show today to help so many of you figure out whether you could start your own...

Ep. 261: Stripping your identity

Ep. 256: There is Nothing Wrong With You

I gotta say, this podcast episode might just be the most important one I've ever recorded. We often beat ourselves up, wish we were different, and blame our brains for not working like everyone else's. But what if all that self-judgment is actually holding us back...

BONUS: Day 3. Love it or Leave it Challenge- Deciding to Leave it

BONUS: Day 3. Love it or Leave it Challenge- Deciding to Leave it

This is a continuation of recordings from the 3-day Love it or Leave It Challenge. This episode is from Day 3 where I help you make a decision to leave it. We'll cover the following: The lies that keep you stuck How to decide to leave your current career. How to start...

BONUS: Day 2. Love it or Leave it Challenge- Deciding to Love It

BONUS: Day 2. Love it or Leave it Challenge- Deciding to Love It

This is a continuation of my recordings from the 3-day Love it or Leave It Challenge. This episode is from Day 2 where I help you make a decision to love it. We'll cover the following: The lies that keep you stuck How to decide to love your current career How to start...

BONUS: Day 1. Love it or Leave it Challenge- How to make a decision

BONUS: Day 1. Love it or Leave it Challenge- How to make a decision

Today we're doing something a little different on the podcast. I'm replaying Day 1 of my Love it or Leave it Challenge. I normally only share the trainings with people who have signed up for it but the material in this challenge was too important not to share. Over...

Ep. 253: Let Your Job be an Investor in Your Life

Ep. 253: Let Your Job be an Investor in Your Life

In this episode of Lessons from a Quitter I talk about the different mindsets people have towards their jobs and how those mindsets can affect their overall experience. I want to help you look at your job as a means to an end, which can free up mental space and energy...

Ep. 241: Self-love

Ep. 241: Self-love

Here’s why self-love is CRITICAL.  You think your problem is: People pleasing  Perfectionism  Caring too much about what other people need  Overachieving  Imposter syndrome  But the root of all of those is a lack of self-love. And...

Ep.240: It’s Not About the Money

Ep.240: It’s Not About the Money

My friend, Scarlett Cochran, is back on the podcast today to talk about how to think about your money in a way that lets you create the rich life you want today.  If you didn’t catch Scarlett’s first episode on the podcast where she talked about her incredibly...

Ep. 239: Following Through with Your Goals

Ep. 239: Following Through with Your Goals

Everyone focuses on teaching you how to set goals. But what happens after you set it? We all know that the hard part comes from following through. Most of know what we want to do but we just feel like we can't get ourselves to do it. On today's podcast, I'll teach you...

Ep. 238: Pick One Goal

Ep. 238: Pick One Goal

One of the main issues I see with people who give up on their goals is that they’re setting too many.  You get 1 goal per year. That’s it. No exceptions.  On today's episode I explain how picking one goal can  help you skip overwhelm  give you a...

Ep. 237: Changing Your Self-Concept

Ep. 237: Changing Your Self-Concept

Your self-concept is the thoughts you have about yourself. And it dictates everything.  Whatever you believe is possible, or not, for you is based on your self-concept. Every goal you set is an attempt to change your self-concept. Meaning, you hope to achieve the...

Ep. 236: 2022 Year in Review

Ep. 236: 2022 Year in Review

This week’s podcast is my year in review.  If you want to know how much money I made and how I made it last year… If you want to know the good, bad and the ugly (like how I had 2 of my worst launches EVER!)... If you want to know about some of the other things I...

Ep. 286: Replay: The Art of Dreaming Bigger

Ep. 286: Replay: The Art of Dreaming Bigger

In the latest episode of Lessons from a Quitter, I dive into the importance of dreaming bigger, especially as busy professionals who may have stopped dreaming in their twenties or thirties. Many of us settle into a day-to-day routine, resigned to incremental goals,...

Ep. 234: Be Open to Possibilities

Ep. 234: Be Open to Possibilities

Are you open to the possibility that things could be so much better than they are now?  That you could have more time. More money More opportunities  More creativity  More connection  More flexibility  More of whatever you want   If...

Ep. 233: Thoughts on the Recession and Layoffs

Ep. 233: Thoughts on the Recession and Layoffs

Right now can be a difficult time for many.  With the announcement of tens of thousands of layoffs and the signs of a pending recession, it’s easy to fall into tons of negative thinking.  While we can’t change the circumstances that we encounter in life… We...