Aug. 30, 2022

52: The Impact of Quiet Quitting

"Quiet quitting" may same new and shocking, but it's an age-old concept. It's about setting your terms at work and prioritizing your desired lifestyle. In this episode, we cut through the noise and discuss practical scenarios...

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Aug. 23, 2022

51: The Power of Regret

"No regrets." You've seen it tattooed on arms and in song lyrics. Enough — let's stop trying to suppress this natural human emotion. Instead, let's learn to harness it for our advantage in work and life. Apply the power of …

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Aug. 16, 2022

50: Introducing Uncaged Academy (Cohort-Based Course)

Think back to those one-way college lectures or those on-demand courses you've taken. Did you really transform as a person? No. That's why I'm proud to introduce Uncaged Academy to you. It's an immersive, cohort-style approac...

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Aug. 9, 2022

49: [REPLAY] Should You Side Hustle?

The universe is speaking: start your side hustle. Everyone's doing it, right? Actually, let's pause and rethink that. Not everyone should ignite this "parallel path" outside of their corporate career. Listen to this episode t...

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Aug. 2, 2022

48: Timely vs. Timeless Skills

Look around and you'll see people chasing "in-demand" skills and credentials. It's like they're on a hamster wheel. But others seem calmer, in possession of enduring skills that always keep them ahead. This is the difference ...

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July 26, 2022

47: Brutal Lies You’re Told About Work

Several years of being in corporate will teach you certain beliefs and worldviews about what a "successful" life looks like. We can't fall victim to these dangerous ideas. So, in this episode, we shed light on 7 brutal lies y...

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July 19, 2022

46: Mental Health at Work (w/ Tim Perreira)

I joined mental health expert Tim Perreira as a guest on his show, Tuesdays With Tim . This is a recast of that session. We cover why modern work makes us feel caged, plus some psychological and physical health strategies …

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July 12, 2022

45: Kason Morris - Designing Your Bespoke Career

Kason Morris is a master of reinvention. He's already redesigned his career six times across five sectors, strategically leveling up his skills in the process. Kason has decades of experience as a learning and development exe...

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July 5, 2022

44: Rules of Engagement for Your 9-5

It’s easy to show up to a new role or company and wait for them to hand you work. It’s hard to walk into an environment and shape your experience . But it’s the latter approach that’s going to generate …

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June 29, 2022

43: The Life-First Approach (w/ Paul Conley)

Work-Life Balance is BS. It's a misguided concept that leaves people with regret and untapped potential. Friend and fellow coach Paul Conley joins me to dive into this "balance" myth and other strategies that keep people from...

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June 21, 2022

42: William Willis - The Uncaged Creator

Creativity isn't just some abstract topic for artists. Think beyond the "in-demand skills" of today and learn how to build creative muscles that unlock a better life for you. William Willis (aka The Prolific Creator) joins us...

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June 7, 2022

41: Optimizing for Freedom

What are you optimizing for? In other words, what are you trying to generate more of in your life? Most people have superficial answers. But dig deep, and you'll find what they want: some version of freedom. This episode intr...

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May 24, 2022

40: Mastering the Bookends of Your Day

Do you believe in self-destiny? Well, then you'd better master your days. This is a practical and actionable episode focused on controlling the bookends of your day: morning and night. This is where you unlock freedom. Learn ...

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May 17, 2022

39: Should You Side Hustle?

The universe is speaking: start your side hustle. Everyone's doing it, right? Actually, let's pause and rethink that. Not everyone should ignite this "parallel path" outside of their corporate career. Listen to this episode t...

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May 10, 2022

38: Creating Time Freedom at Work

Default thinking says, "I just need to suck it up at work." That's nonsense. You can take control of your corporate job and create Time Freedom — right where you are. Learn the biological reasons why we feel overrun at …

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April 26, 2022

37: Should I Choose Safety or Passion?

What path should you take? The Safe Path is predictable and comfortable. But then there's the Passion Path, where you know you'll encounter a life of adventure and excitement. This question applies equally to life and career....

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April 19, 2022

36: My Journey in Leaving Corporate

This is a personal and emotional episode. In the months leading up to quitting corporate in March 2022, I recorded my thoughts and feelings. This episode is a compilation of those recordings — a personal journal, if you will....

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April 12, 2022

35: Outcomes Over Hours

We're still battling remnants from the Industrial Age. One of the most notorious (and life-limiting) features is the standard workweek, including the cultural pressures to operate in a "standard" way. Matt argues that one of ...

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April 5, 2022

34: Welcome to Uncage Yourself (Rebrand)

In this episode, Matt announces the rebrand of his podcast (formerly The Rising Digital Leader). In line with his new entrepreneurial mission, Matt describes the rationale for rebranding the show. He discusses his professiona...

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April 4, 2022

Trailer: Uncage Yourself

Uncage Yourself explores how to build a career and life on your terms. Many people are trapped in the Corporate Cage — a dangerous position where work dominates their days and personal lives. But it doesn’t have to be this …

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Feb. 28, 2022

33: Maurice Philogene - The Freedom Fighter

Maurice Philogene lives a robust life, with a background as a senior executive, real estate investor, restaurant owner, traveler, public servant, philanthropist, and lifestyle design/wealth coach. We spend our time in this ep...

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Feb. 23, 2022

32: The Life of a Rat Racer

Are you a rat? Take a hard look in the mirror. Be honest with yourself, and decide whether your career strategy is helping or hurting your overall life experience. In this episode, Matt describes the life of a typical rat …

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Feb. 13, 2022

31: Sana A Ahmed - Unleashing Your Inner Monster

Sana A Ahmed is a personal brand experience consultant and thought creator. We unpack how to unleash your inner monster — showing up as a person who has the guts to consciously stand out amidst a noisy world. We also …

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Feb. 7, 2022

30: A Fresh Take on Imposter Syndrome

Here, Matt shares his views on Imposter Syndrome, and why we need to start viewing it with a more productive lens. Rather than being down on ourselves for feeling like an imposter, we should let it signal a worthy challenge …

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