Episode 12: You Always Have an Exit — Interview with Gigi Griffis

In this week’s episode, Meghan and Lis speak with writer, content strategy entrepreneur and digital nomad Gigi Griffis. We talk about how Gigi found her path of full-time travel as well as how to create a sense of community when you’re not rooted in any particular place. We end the episode with sage advice on how to take that big leap from conventional life into the unknown. Enjoy!

Show notes

  • Introducing Gigi Griffis!
  • “What IS a digital nomad?”... and how Gigi became one
    • How Gigi manages to have a dog and still travel the world.
  • Yes, there are negative travel experiences
  • “How do you choose a place?”
  • A chat about the weather.
  • Creating a sense of community when traveling the world.
    • “Couchsurfing. Where you can get taken alone by a strange man to an empty fortress.”
  • How do you take the leap? Acknowledge you have an exit.

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Episode 7 - "We just get sad sometimes."

In this episode Meghan and Lis continue their conversation on the Old Girls’ Network. They also express their thoughts and feelings around friends who become parents and motherhood. And, of course, they discuss what the universe is telling Lis today. Enjoy!

Show Notes

  • The Old Girls Network cont. - how we’re all just figuring it out
    • “Our only model is Samantha Jones from Sex in the City”
    • “Can we start the Old Girls’ Network?”
  • Two non-mothers talk motherhood
    • Our frustrations with friends who say they aren’t going to have kids, but then do
    • But yet, we love and support the moms of the world
    • Lis flips the script… but is she right?
  • What’s the Universe Telling You Today, Lis?!
    • “What’s a Druid ceremony?”

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Intro music “Frunken Rogg” by Wired Ant, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License

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Episode 4 - Living Free & Fearless

In today's episode, Episode 4, of Adrift on Purpose, Lis and Meghan talk with successful business owner Angela Leavitt who has navigated some interesting paths in her life to get to where she is today. We'll talk about how Angela came to start her own business, about the mantra she's lived by in order to keep motivated and focused, and how we can all find hope and purpose when those doors seem to have closed in. Enjoy!

Show Notes

  • Introducing Angela Leavitt!
  • Shout out to Ignite San Diego
  • The big switch - making the move from full-time to freelance
  • Growing up Mormon… and questioning the results
  • Making the hard choices
  • “Do they encourage Polygamy now? Is that, like, a thing?”
  • Using the digital realm to expose religions… and justice for those that try to stifle the truth

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Episode 3 - The Tricky Topic of Habits

Welcome to today's episode, episode 3, of the Adrift on Purpose Podcast! Today we're going to be talking about habits, are they good, bad, or ugly? What's your take?

Show Notes

  • Habits
    • Is there any such thing as a good or bad habit?
    • Using habits to save time
    • Looking outside of ourselves
    • "Maybe you should just move to Detroit?"
  • On being the fifth wheel

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Episode 2 - Randomly Successful

Welcome to episode 2 of the Adrift on Purpose Podcast. In this episode Meghan and Lis are joined by Diana Sonis for a discussion on building a random, but wildly successful life. We discuss how Diana came to not only be a successful startup founder, but also a designer, a board member, and above all else a mother... and all while just going with the flow of life. 

Show Notes

  • Introducing our guest Diana Sonis
  • On creating a random, yet successful career and life
  • “How did you know you were making the right move?” “I didn’t.”
  • Then it becomes strategic
  • Choosing the best for your child… but not always for yourself?
  • Finance, tech bros, and the compromises that come with them
  • Picking your battles, or not

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Episode 1 - A Podcast is Born

Welcome to the first episode of the Adrift on Purpose Podcast! Today Meghan and Lis discuss who they are, how this podcast came to be and much, much more. For more after the show, be sure to see the show notes below... and thanks for listening!

Show Notes

  • Who we are and how we got here
  • What do we mean by drifting?
  • The old girls' network, or lack thereof
  • Some men are thieves!
  • A podcast is born
  • It's serendipity!
  • ADOP on Intuition...
    • Is women's intuition a "thing"?
    • Should you always go with your gut?
  • Lis' head is like Lord of the Rings?
  • New Segment! "What's the Universe Telling Your Today, Lis?"

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