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[Podcast] Ep117 Q&A: Career vs. Family + the Future of Fitness In Post

This episode is the latest Q&A episode with my trusty sidekick Natalie Boschan, and in this episode we answer the question “How do I know when it’s worth it to take a great career opportunity that might mean sacrificing time with my family?” plus I reveal big news for the future of the Fitness In Post program.

Spoiler Alert: This is the final episode of the Fitness In Post podcast.

Now before you get too upset, the reason is not because I’m giving up this podcast for good or that I’m no longer interested in finding solutions to the health problems we all face as creative professionals chained to a desk all day long…in fact it’s quite the opposite. Over the coming months I plan to broaden my search and provide even more resources to this community via the podcast, the blog, as well as new online training programs I’m creating that go way beyond what I offer in the Move Yourself program.

So on that note, I am announcing to you my loyal listeners before anyone else that Fitness In Post is becoming Optimize Yourself.

Natalie and I talk a lot more about the thinking behind this change and what this will mean over the coming months, but in short this means there will be some down time for the podcast as I make this change, especially given that as I write this I’m editing a tv pilot for NBC Universal 6 days a week and my schedule is batshit crazy. On top of that I will be overlapping this pilot with a tv series for several weeks too, so if I intend to maintain my sanity as well as see my kids on occasion, my only choice is to take it slowly if I want to do this rebrand right.

So all I ask is that you are patient as this transition occurs to the new website and the new podcast.

If you’d like to learn more about this rebrand you can visit my blog post at fitnessinpost.com/optimizeyourself.

Show Sponsor:

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Topics of Conversation:

  • The origins of Fitness in Post
  • When is it worth it to take career risks?
  • Maintaining your energy and presence while working a full-time job
  • Knowing when sacrificing your time is worth it
  • Addressing the confusion surrounding the FiP name
  • Developing an awareness of your long-term goals
  • Balancing work opportunities and family life
  • The end of Fitness in Post and the future of Optimize Yourself

Useful Links:

Optimize Yourself Rebrand Blog

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Show Credits:

This episode was edited by Curtis Fritsch, the show notes were prepared by Jakin Rintelman, and this show is executive produced by Kanen Flowers. We are a member of the THAT STUDIO podcast network.

The music in the opening and closing of the show is courtesy of Dorian Cheah from his brilliant album ARA.

I am the founder of Fitness In Post and the chief editor of this site as well as the host of the podcast. My mission is to help you sit less, focus more, and survive the brutal stress of a sedentary lifestyle in front of a workstation.I am not an expert in fitness or nutrition. I have been a film & tv editor for 15 years (Empire, Burn Notice, Glee). I have lived in the trenches, and I have experienced firsthand the consequences of living a sedentary lifestyle in the dark. After a decade of experimentation I have found lasting solutions to staying healthy while still thriving in my career. And that's why I built Fitness In Post for all of us.It's time to take back your health and start investing in yourself.