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How to Become a Joychiever with Tracy LaLonde, Author of The Joychiever Journey

By Jeremy Weisz posted 02-22-2021 04:00 AM


Tracy LaLondeTracy LaLonde is a professional speaker, business development coach, and author of The Joychiever Journey. She has 28 years of experience in professional public speaking and 20 years of experience in the legal industry. After transforming her life and career through her own joy journey, Tracy founded Joychiever to help other overachievers discover their unique path, define their joy, and apply their ambition to achieve a balanced, happy life.

Tracy is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Xaphes, an agency that helps lawyers harness their authentic confidence to be effective business developers and public speakers. Outside of work, Tracy is a budding golfer, habitual fiction reader, part-time foodie, and amateur mixologist.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Tracy LaLonde talks about her background and the string of events that led to her overachieving mindset
  • What does it mean to be a Joychiever?
  • Tracy shares her passion for public speaking and why it brings her joy
  • Tracy’s journey to finding—and choosing—joy in her career
  • How to achieve greater joy in your personal and professional life
  • Tracy’s key takeaway for listeners: don’t fall into the trap of shame or guilt for pursuing happiness
  • The importance of investing in yourself and taking time to “fill your reservoir”
  • How to identify and pursue the activities that bring you joy
  • Tracy shares the sources of her joy

In this episode…

Are you an overachiever? If so, you’re not alone. But, have you ever stopped to think about what you want out of your life—besides professional accomplishments? Have you ever asked yourself: what truly brings me joy? 

Tracy LaLonde, the author of The Joychiever Journey, was also a chronic overachiever. She used to spend 40 weeks out of the year traveling from one destination to another, often visiting multiple cities in one week. But, exhausted from this overachieving lifestyle, Tracy decided to take a break, reclaim her happiness, and start her joy journey. Now, Tracy helps other overachievers boost their personal and professional lives by pursuing happiness and becoming Joychievers.

Join us in this week's episode of Level Up as Tracy LaLonde, author, professional speaker, and business development coach, joins Nick Araco to discuss how to achieve greater joy in your personal and professional life. Tracy explains what it means to be a Joychiever, how to align your work with what makes you happiest, and the importance of taking time to refill your reservoir. She also shares her key takeaways for professionals looking to start their joy journey in 2021. Stay tuned.

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