Ep 25: Denise Duffield-Thomas: You Make the Rules

  Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes.   Denise Duffield-Thomas was working from 4:30 am until 10 pm five or six days a week...

24: Parijat Deshpande: Let Your Gut Be Your Guide

  Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes.   Parijat Deshpande wanted to be an OB/GYN when she grew up. After discovering she didn’t...

23: Farideh Ceaser: Let Go of Outcomes

  Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes.   Farideh Ceaser began her music career by singing on top of coffee tables when she was...

22: Mallika Malhotra: Making a Pivot in Business

  Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes. Mallika Malhotra began her photography business as an offshoot of motherhood. She had...

21: Laura Simms: Digging Deeper to Create a Career

  Never miss a new episode of Lightbulb Moment! Sign up for the weekly newsletter and you'll also learn behind-the-scenes stories and get bonus tips not shared in the episodes.   The dread of the real world was pressing down on Laura Simms while she was in college....

20: Angela Greaser: An Educated Leap of Faith

Growing up, Angela Greaser learned that you graduate high school, go to college, get a job, then work your way up in the company. That was the right thing to do. Doing your own thing wasn’t the right, safe, and stable thing to do. When her first daughter was born,...

19: Nailah Blades: You’re Allowed to Change

After college, Nailah Blades Wylie landed a dream job with a great salary, a corporate credit card, and a company car. It didn’t take long, however, for her to realize the job was more of a nightmare than a dream.   So, she took the leap and started her own company....

18: Melissa Camilleri: Some Blessings Wear Disguises

Melissa Camilleri’s ex-husband stood before her in their bedroom one day and, seemingly out of the blue, told her he didn’t want to be with her anymore. She was devastated, especially because the news came in the midst of several deaths in her close family.   Melissa...

17: Tonya Rineer: Stay True to Yourself

Whenever deciding on a path to take in life, whether it be financial, education, or otherwise, the one thing most people recommend is to follow your heart. Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. What happens if we forget why we...

16: Susanna Cresce: Perfect is Relative

One of the biggest ways we hold ourselves back from being happy is fear of leaving. We feel that because we’ve spent X amount of years in school, a relationship, a job, etc. that we owe something. The only thing you owe to yourself is your own...