Carla Blumenthal coaches thoughtful, conscientious men who are looking to achieve greater success, more freedom, and build extraordinary relationships. She has coached a vast range of clients, from marketing execs and C-suite techs in New York and Silicon Valley, to entertainers, real estate investors, consultants, managers, architects, and small business owners.
Through their work together, many of her clients have landed new jobs, started their own businesses, and met their romantic partners—all while feeling more fulfilled and balanced at the same time. Carla’s signature method involves working from the inside out and leveraging insights from the latest Emotional Intelligence and High Performance Coaching researches.
Carla has been a guest on podcasts like “Your Biggest Vision Show,” “Best Real Estate Advice Ever,” and the “Investor Mindset.” She has also given a TEDx talk, has been featured in Forbes, and presented at TEDWomen. She lives with her husband in the Greater New York area.
This week’s episode talks about the two parts of intention and what unintentionality is, why it’s important to love the NOs and not take things personally, and what people always fall short on.
Carla also shares how she helps people manage their emotions within relationships, what helped her open up her world, and why she focuses on emotional intelligence in her life and coaching.
On setting goals, Carla has this to say, “Inventorying and auditing is a process that I think is so critical because you can really assess what’s happening, what’s working, what’s not working, what would feel good to set that goal.”
Alex Starr is a former AmeriCorps volunteer, a Wildland firefighter, founder of Rewrite the Rules, and the host of the top rated Rewrite the Rules with Alex Starr podcast. The Environmental Science and Business Management graduate is also a wilderness first responder and has had several volunteer experiences under his belt. Not only that, he was also the recipient of the Bronze Congressional Medal of Service Award as well as the Gold Presidential Award.
In 2012, Alex decided he needed a break from college and take a different route. He ended up travelling the country as part of a volunteer group, backpacked through South America, and fought wildfires across the west.
His podcast, Rewrite the Rules with Alex Starr interviews a vast range of guests including authors, CEOs, Navy SEALS, and even former gang members. From the interviews, he hopes to help people explore and work on key facets of their lives that can use some rewriting—career, relationships, mindset, future, etc.—so they’ll be able to live their best lives on their own terms.
This week’s episode talks about what he finds engaging about travelling, how people can gain better perspective when they are caught up in their problems, and what his podcast is all about.
Alex also shares what prompted him to live life on his own terms, what he tells himself to quiet his ego, and what his budget style is.
On how people can gain better perspective when they are so caught up in their own problems, Alex shares this advice, “Write everything. There is no practice that is more effective and cheap than getting a piece of paper and pen.”