Episode 7

Achieving Work-Life Balance

Featuring Rachel Durkan

Welcome to another thrilling episode of Possibilities with Monique de Maio! Get ready for an enlightening conversation with the extraordinary Rachel Durkan, a trailblazing woman in leadership. Rachel, an expert on the fourth secret of Monique’s book, “Seven Secrets to Design Your Life You Love,” joins us to share her remarkable journey, secrets, tips, tricks, and more.

Monique and Rachel kick off the episode by delving into Rachel’s transition from working in a non-profit organization to becoming a thriving entrepreneur. Rachel reveals her quarter-life crisis and the dissatisfaction she felt in her job. This led her to explore new opportunities, and with her expertise in social media marketing, she unexpectedly ventured into the world of digital marketing.

You won’t believe it, but Rachel taught herself web design and began building websites as a hobby. To her astonishment, her side hustle soon matched her income from her “real job.” Recognizing the demand for marketing advice in the small businesses she was assisting with websites, Rachel birthed her very own web development company.

Monique and Rachel also delve into the challenges faced by entrepreneurs and the delicate balance between work and personal life. Rachel reflects on her journey, confessing that if she knew the obstacles she would encounter, she might have hesitated to start her own business. Being a solopreneur can be fulfilling yet all-consuming, leaving little room for anything else. Rachel candidly shares her experiences of working long hours and how the arrival of her child changed her perspective.

Don’t miss out on this episode as we gain valuable insights from Rachel Durkan’s incredible journey and learn from her wisdom as a successful woman in leadership. Prepare to unlock the secrets, tips, and tricks she has to offer for designing a life you love.



Achieving Work-Life Balance with Rachel Durkan

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Imagine taking a journey whose destination is confidence—being able to say with certainty that your life serves you, rather than the other way around. Listening to these podcasts can offer you affirmation, inspiration, practical advice, tips, hacks, and a sense of community with like-minded individuals. Join us on this journey!

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