‘The Messy Middle’ with Shannon Schottler

It’s the Shannon show! Sometimes it feels like that when getting together with my friend Shannon Schottler. We laugh and have immense amounts of fun together. Who is she more than my dear friend from college though? Shannon Schottler is an accredited Life/Career Coach guiding and empowering folks through life transitions. YES! Someone that loves life transitions as much as me, well at least talking about them.

Shannon always leaves me thinking and pondering after our conversations. When we recorded this episode vs. now just a few weeks later — so much has changed, yet hasn’t. Change is constant in our lives yet sometimes we still see to be stuck and there is not enough impactful change in some of the BIG stuff in our world and lives. 2020 has definitely taught us about change – unexpected and even more so the extreme waking people up to radical change that is still needed.

In our conversation, we discuss how we approach change with compassion and courage. We have since exchanged messages about the cancel culture that we live in. I love Shannon (Schottler’s) view of staying in dialogue and making sure that we aren’t focused on winning conversations that result in conflict. She and I come from similar mindsets that lasting change comes from open conversations that involve people truly listening to hear not listening to respond.

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