What Could Go Right?

What Could Go Right?

Hosted by: Erik Orton + Emily Orton

With little experience and even less money, we moved aboard a sailboat in the Caribbean with our five kids. We spent the next year sailing it back to our home in Manhattan. That changed everything. We wrote all about...

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Ep 59 - How to Grow the Size of Your Dreams

'Thinking about my dreams seems like a waste of time because I can't do anything about them.'If you've ever said this to yourself, this conversation is for you. We've heard this from clients over and over. Whether...
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Ep 58 - Declare Your Independence

Listen if you want more freedom. In the Orton home, independence is a family value. Like you, we aspire to more independence in all areas of life. Erik and I literally named our son Independence. (Try writing that in...
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Ep 57 - Personal Growth + Sailing

You are wired for growth. That means, worry is your most constant obstacle. This is why you never overdose on encouragement, inspiration, and fresh stories of triumph and possibility. That's why we've refined the...
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Ep 56 - Our Personal Packing List for Sailing Trips

Avoid the most common travel mistake –– packing too much. Especially when it comes to sailing, you don't want to be caught hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home without something you need. But, if it's your first...
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Ep 55 - Navigating the Empty Nest Transition

It's graduation season and that means big changes for everyone. When you know what to expect you can be more intentional about this new season.The first step is acknowledging what the changes are and how they affect...
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Ep 54 - Your Guide to Letting Go - with Y.E. Young

Will letting go actually allow you to receive a more abundant life? Ridiculously OK author, Y.E. Young says it will. In this episode he tells you how. Join us in exploring the dynamic process of letting go again and...
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Ep 53 - Why Loved Ones Inadvertantly Try to Hold Us Back

Sometimes the people who love us the most may inadvertently be the ones who hold us back from reaching our full potential. How do you know when to listen to their concern and when to let it go? How can you share your...
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Ep 52 - Tortillas to $200M - Lisa Binggeli

Stuck. Trapped. Lonely. Searching for something. If you've ever felt this way, I know you are going to love Lisa Binggeli's true adventure. "I used to count pennies and put groceries back on the shelf." In 9 years,...
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Ep 51 - How to Upgrade Your Identity (Part 2)

Which came first, the belief or the behavior? Erik and Emily revisit Atomic Habits by James Clear and pushback (a little) on what it takes to change a habit and upgrade your identity. If your life has no room for...
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Ep 50 - How to Upgrade Your Identity (Part 1)

Ready to upgrade your identity? Start here. The biggest obstacles to pursuing your dream may be the simplest to solve. What's the biggest obstacle? Your thoughts. Dive into Atomic Habits by James Clear and the role of...
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Ep 49 - Darling, Let's Be Adventurers

Choosing an adventurous life includes deciding where you want to go and how to get there. It's not a well-paved road with solar-powered street lights and giant signs. Every day you make the decision to stick with your...
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Ep 48 - Books, Beauty Pageants and Politics

Which scenario would you find most challenging to do with your spouse? a. Raise four kids in New York City b. Build a thriving family business from scratch c. Renovate a home d. Homeschool e. Complete a Law degree and...
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