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Cortney McDermott - Awakening to Infinite Potential

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In this episode, your host Cathleen O'Sullivan is joined by the inspiring Cortney McDermott. Together, they embark on a profound discussion about awakening to possibilities, letting go of rigidity and ego, and the freedom that comes from recognising the ego as part of play. They delve into the importance of playfulness, ease, and simplicity. Cortney also shares her personal journey of making tough life decisions and emphasises the significance of living life fully and making decisions out of love and intelligence rather than fear. Join us as we explore the valuable wisdom of Cortney McDermott and discover what it truly means to be a legendary leader.

Episode Timeline:

  • [00:001 Reflect on "miserably successful," making life changes.

  • [07:39] Designing life is about playing different characters.

  • [13:31] Embracing truth, liberation, and wearing masks.

  • [21:18] Performance affects focus, playfulness, and liberation.

  • [24:14] Transitioned from management to pursue writing passion.

  • [31:53] Challenging journey toward flexibility and embracing change.

  • [38:52] Deep truth leading to miraculous occurrences

  • [44:49] Years of fear, then happiness and freedom.

  • [52:29] Cortney recognises the importance of being a positive example to her daughter.

  • [55:46] Excited for the unknown, embracing lack of control.

  • [01:02] Evaluate self-help advice, trust your instincts.

  • [01:06] Avoided pressure, and focused on being genuine.

  • [01:14] Nobody needs saving, being is truth.

  • [01:19] Giving ourselves permission to have fun.

  • [01:23] Embracing ease leads to peak performance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Awakening to Infinite Possibilities: Cortney highlights the importance of recognising oneself as the embodiment of endless possibilities, challenging the conventional mindset of teaching and pushing for specific results.

  • Embracing Change with Fearless Love: Cortney shares her personal journey, including her experience of making tough decisions, such as transitioning during a divorce. The discussion emphasises the fear of societal judgment and the primordial survival instinct, underscoring the importance of making decisions out of love and intelligence rather than fear.

  • Letting Go of Control and Embracing Curiosity: Cortney's emphasis on relinquishing the illusion of control and staying attuned to a frequency that aligns with intelligence is truly inspiring. The conversation encourages embracing openness and curiosity, unleashing the potential for personal growth and transformation.

ABOUT CORTNEY MCDERMOTT

Cortney McDermott is an award-winning author, TEDx speaker, and mind-body expert who helps the world’s leading organizations and creatives to disrupt old patterns of behavior, grow healthy businesses, and apply the physiology and psychology needed for success.

Her work in the field of self-development and business strategy has been featured in Inc., Women’s Health, SUCCESS, The Huffington Post, FOX News, and many other mainstream business and lifestyle media.

Cortney's career highlights include her time as an executive at Vanity Fair Corporation, Vice President at Sustainability Partners Inc., and then running her own businesses, with clients and audiences at Universal Music Group, Google, Nike, and Virgin Unite.

Cortney believes in exploring and challenging the confines of human potential and is passionate about neuroscience, epigenetics, and the practical applications of quantum theory.

Connect with:

Website: https://www.cortneymcdermott.com/

Social Media Links:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cortneymcdermott/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cortneymcdermott/

Find out more:

Connect:

Find | Cathleen O’Sullivan 

Business: cathleenmerkel.com  

Email: cmc@cathleenmerkelcoaching.com 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cathleen-merkel/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/legendary_leaders_cathleenos

FOLLOW LEGENDARY LEADERS ON APPLE, SPOTIFY OR WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO YOUR PODCASTS.

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In this episode, your host Cathleen O'Sullivan is joined by the inspiring Cortney McDermott. Together, they embark on a profound discussion about awakening to possibilities, letting go of rigidity and ego, and the freedom that comes from recognising the ego as part of play. They delve into the importance of playfulness, ease, and simplicity. Cortney also shares her personal journey of making tough life decisions and emphasises the significance of living life fully and making decisions out of love and intelligence rather than fear. Join us as we explore the valuable wisdom of Cortney McDermott and discover what it truly means to be a legendary leader.

Episode Timeline:

  • [00:001 Reflect on "miserably successful," making life changes.

  • [07:39] Designing life is about playing different characters.

  • [13:31] Embracing truth, liberation, and wearing masks.

  • [21:18] Performance affects focus, playfulness, and liberation.

  • [24:14] Transitioned from management to pursue writing passion.

  • [31:53] Challenging journey toward flexibility and embracing change.

  • [38:52] Deep truth leading to miraculous occurrences

  • [44:49] Years of fear, then happiness and freedom.

  • [52:29] Cortney recognises the importance of being a positive example to her daughter.

  • [55:46] Excited for the unknown, embracing lack of control.

  • [01:02] Evaluate self-help advice, trust your instincts.

  • [01:06] Avoided pressure, and focused on being genuine.

  • [01:14] Nobody needs saving, being is truth.

  • [01:19] Giving ourselves permission to have fun.

  • [01:23] Embracing ease leads to peak performance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Awakening to Infinite Possibilities: Cortney highlights the importance of recognising oneself as the embodiment of endless possibilities, challenging the conventional mindset of teaching and pushing for specific results.

  • Embracing Change with Fearless Love: Cortney shares her personal journey, including her experience of making tough decisions, such as transitioning during a divorce. The discussion emphasises the fear of societal judgment and the primordial survival instinct, underscoring the importance of making decisions out of love and intelligence rather than fear.

  • Letting Go of Control and Embracing Curiosity: Cortney's emphasis on relinquishing the illusion of control and staying attuned to a frequency that aligns with intelligence is truly inspiring. The conversation encourages embracing openness and curiosity, unleashing the potential for personal growth and transformation.

ABOUT CORTNEY MCDERMOTT

Cortney McDermott is an award-winning author, TEDx speaker, and mind-body expert who helps the world’s leading organizations and creatives to disrupt old patterns of behavior, grow healthy businesses, and apply the physiology and psychology needed for success.

Her work in the field of self-development and business strategy has been featured in Inc., Women’s Health, SUCCESS, The Huffington Post, FOX News, and many other mainstream business and lifestyle media.

Cortney's career highlights include her time as an executive at Vanity Fair Corporation, Vice President at Sustainability Partners Inc., and then running her own businesses, with clients and audiences at Universal Music Group, Google, Nike, and Virgin Unite.

Cortney believes in exploring and challenging the confines of human potential and is passionate about neuroscience, epigenetics, and the practical applications of quantum theory.

Connect with:

Website: https://www.cortneymcdermott.com/

Social Media Links:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cortneymcdermott/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cortneymcdermott/

Find out more:

Connect:

Find | Cathleen O’Sullivan 

Business: cathleenmerkel.com  

Email: cmc@cathleenmerkelcoaching.com 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cathleen-merkel/

Instagram: www.instagram.com/legendary_leaders_cathleenos

FOLLOW LEGENDARY LEADERS ON APPLE, SPOTIFY OR WHEREVER YOU LISTEN TO YOUR PODCASTS.

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