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Fresh guests, insights, and stories are headed your way. In Season 3, the podcast shifts to our journey to heal and uplift a billion hearts. We began recording in April 2020. Super excited to share this new direction with you in a few months!

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Is it possible to go for a crazy goal while actually enjoying the journey? 


Join entrepreneur Alison Cardy, along with her colleagues, coworkers, mentors and friends as they aim to heal and uplift billions while creating great lives in this weekly podcast.

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Episode 138: Vacations are Good and a Podcast Shift!

Re-jiggering morning and evening routines A dark chocolate habit 2019 year end numbers and tax prep Closing in on an ideal avatar Getting caught in my own marketing hook What I prefer to look at instead of money A big podcast shift! Quotables “It feels like so much more consciously creating.” “I felt really great […]

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Episode 137: Hiking, Food, Sleep, Lessons Learned

One of the best vacations we’ve had The importance of staying up-to-date with a partner What I was listening to instead of my body A reflection on 2019 and my lessons learned The downside of a bubble of positivity The new questions I’m asking myself this year Quotables “It seemed to just take the whole […]

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Episode 136: Re-calibrating for the New Year

What I did during my holiday My year end reflection process Why I’ve been reaching into the unknown Letting go of some communities I’ve been a part of Plans my husband and I made for the new year Quotables “I did some great reading.” “This past year has been a really relational year, a healing […]

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Episode 135: Plans for 2020

What made me feel impatient with my 2020 plans The jolt I’m anticipating with re-entry into action Trying to find the match between what I do best and new clients My tangible monthly financial goal What feels like settling… in a good way! Lessons I’m picking up from some phenomenal leaders Quotables “I’m interested in […]

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Episode 134: Attachment Theory and Home Decor

The research I really appreciate The new lens I’ve been learning and talking about A tree grows in my office The area that I often forget Where I’m feeling some trepidation in my 2020 planning The form of healing that can go on in all sorts of relationships Quotables “Thank heavens we have therapists in […]

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Episode 133: Rambling Through Developments

Realizing I can change my bat signal Continuing evolution of my client avatar Thoughts about 2020 goals New skills I’m developing Is my old goal still relevant? Quotables “It’s always so interesting to see the world through different people’s eyes.” “Big massive improvement in self understanding.” “I’m interested in continuing to …

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Episode 132: A Big Revelation

Some of the huge gifts that I’ve received The really tall walls I built The downside of not being open to input What I think can be more valuable than peer support An error in my prioritization One upping personal development A Thanksgiving lesson and a breakthrough in the nightstand dilemma Quotables “We all pick […]

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Episode 131: The Actual Current Priority

The Reeses incident and where it led An update on my research project Why I’m leaving some groups The commonality between business and mandalas Clearing out the past for future to come in Quotables “Bright lines work really, really well for me.” “I know that eating not good for you food does not make you […]

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Episode 130: It Was Actually About Love

How strangers have been treating me The next step that brought up a lot of resistance The actual theme of the past two years Some gushing about my husband What I notice happens when I hang out with marketers The difference between my communication on air and off air Quotables “Wow, there are some amazing […]

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Episode 129: Loosening an Old Mental Grip

Straightening out some money things The not fun thing I noticed about my behavior Releasing a really tight grip What’s improving because of my big goals What I’m appreciating right now The generosity and kindness I’m witnessing What makes reaching out to people worth it Quotables “That was probably enough for one week.” “I was [……

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About Your Host

Alison Cardy is motivated by three main drivers: to be helpful to others, to personally grow and to have fun along the way. She’s a quiet rebel who pushes limits. She dreams big and executes regularly. And she has the dual capacities of creativity and systematic thinking.


On To a Billion with Joy Alison and her guests discuss the ups and downs of life, with a focus on how to be helpful, scaling a healing impact and their thoughts on staying happy, healthy and grounded along the way.


Alison is a frequent speaker at universities and alumni groups, including Harvard, MIT, Georgetown and her alma mater, The University of Maryland. She is the author of the bestseller, Career Grease: How to Get Unstuck and Pivot Your Career. Her work has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, Business Insider, and The Washington Post.


Her other business ventures can be found at cardycareercoaching.com and bethebeacon.com.

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