Pique Coaching Podcast with Cristina Roman

Welcome to The Pique Podcast.

Taking your projects from half-finished to done isn’t all about productivity and output. It’s about living the version of your life that’s calling to you. Join us as we dig into big topics like intuition, personal mastery, and emotional wellness on the podcast.

Monday Hour One: A new + improved time blocking system

Monday Hour One isn’t just time blocking. It’s a complete time management system, introduced to me by The Life Coach School, that I firmly believe is one of the best

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Why we procrastinate + how to do deep work (interviewed by AmyLee Westervelt)

How I got my start in life coaching, and why I’m focused in on productivity A quick intro the procrastination framework that I’m working on. Impromptu coaching on the idea

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Half-Finished to Done, LIVE

I am so thrilled to bring you this episode. Four of the students in Half-Finished to Done, LIVE — the live 8-week group coaching program where you go all in

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The 5 principles of internal change management

Change management “is the discipline that guides how we prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.” (Prosci) But in this

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Speed coaching: 100 rejections + how we hold ourselves back

In this episode of The Pique Podcast, I’m bringing an anonymous speed coaching session to the podcast. The theme of this episode is how saying “I don’t know” is a

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Speed coaching - Procrastinating by not picking a niche + avoiding money

In this episode of The Pique Podcast, I’m bringing an anonymous speed coaching session to the podcast. In just 20 minutes, my client and I get to the root of

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The most overlooked part of goal setting

Having trouble completing a goal you’ve set, like finishing a specific project? You might be overlooking this important part of goal setting: Anticipating obstacles, and strategizing ahead of time how

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Should you complete that project you’ve put on the back burner?

Not sure if that project you’ve been keeping on the back burner is worth doing? In this episode of the podcast, I give you 6 questions that you can ask

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“The internet is scattered with my half-finished projects”

In this episode of the podcast, I get personal about my history of having dozens of half-finished projects going at any given time. I also provide four tips that you

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How to quit procrastination, once and for all

Do you procrastinate? In this episode we discuss what procrastination really is, and introduce you to concepts that will help you understand this behavior with more depth. Stopping procrastination is

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Diversity, inclusion, and overcoming biases with Bendita Cynthia Malakia

In this episode, I chat with Bendita Cynthia Malakia about her role as a Diversity & Inclusion Strategist and change agent. • Working with big organizations on diversity and inclusion initiatives

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Q&A: How to manage perfectionism, prioritize, overcome analysis paralysis, + more

Perfectionism. Prioritization. Analysis paralysis. Distraction. These are all challenges that my community mentions on a regular basis that keep them from living their personal and professional lives like they would

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he second journey, values, + motivations with Rebecca Johnson of Story Solutions

Rebecca Johnson is a strategic collaborator, writer, and motivational coach. She helps organizations align their brand story, leadership, and teamwork to create values-driven influence.  We first connected via Instagram about

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How to make better decisions

In this episode, I’m diving into two of my simple but highly effective tips for decision making. These two strategies take away the angst and stress of decision making and

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Reframing holidays, managing money in a relationship, + the word “abundance” with James Lenhoff

Back by popular demand on the podcast: James Lenhoff! You all loved James’ straightforward, no-nonsense approach to finances so much that I invited him to join me again. I brought

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Showing up for those who have been sexually assaulted (My story)

Trigger warning: This episode contains graphic description of sexual assault.  In 2015, I was sexually assaulted. In this episode, two of my close friends come on the podcast to digest

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How to change the way you think about productivity + time management

Are you the type of person who Googles “productivity tips” on a regular basis? Do you sign up for freebies via email, but never open them or take action? Are

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Death, dying, and grief with Danielle Strouse

Trigger warning: We cover parental death, suicide, cancer, and grief in this episode.  I’ve been wanting to talk about death and dying on the podcast since the very beginning, so

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Spirituality, minimalism, + productivity

In this episode, I’m bringing my amazing podcast manager, Keli Marks, out from behind the scenes to join me on the mics.  Working with Keli since season one of the

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How to change my limiting beliefs through self coaching

Recently, I asked my email subscribers what they’d like me to write about. I received multiple requests for related topics: “How can I change my limiting beliefs once I’ve identified

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Why behavioral econ matters to life coaching

In this episode, I chat with a former entrepreneurship classmate, Nate Andorsky of Creative Science, about where behavioral econ and life coaching overlap.  We dive deep into a handful of

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End of season one and call for podcast guests

(The original title of this episode was “Wrapping up season one and preparing for season two” but that felt boring 😂 ) And with that, season one of The Pique

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Spending your time, money, and energy on purpose with Sarah Von Bargen

In this episode, I chat with Sarah Von Bargen, someone I’ve learned from online for years. Sarah helps people spend their time, money, and energy on purpose, and her work

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Values: knowing where to direct your attention in a chaotic world

I really struggled to record this episode for several reasons. First, because values feel like such a “squishy” (read: intangible and abstract) topic and second, because I wanted to do

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Money communities, unflappability, and generosity with James Lenhoff

In this episode, I chat with James Lenhoff — an author, Certified Financial Planner®, and a  fellow life coach — about how he’s seeking to change the conversation around money.

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Increasing your intellectual, creative, + emotional capacity with deep work

In this solo episode, I’m doing a deep dive (pun fully intended) into the concept of deep work and how it can radically shift the results — both personally and

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Holly Yates and Holly Moses

In this episode, I chat with Holly Moses and Holly Yates, who both practice Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). We dive into the serenity prayer, solidifying and following your values,

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The Pique Podcast: Six universal teachings that have change my life

In this solo episode of The Pique Podcast, I mock myself and my overuse of the phrase “life changing.” Jokes aside, I dig into the six understandings that have changed

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In this episode, I talk to Sara Rose Whaley, also known as my sister, about infertility, body image, marriage, relationships, life transformations, intuition, and our 20-something antics. Specifically, we talk

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Growth opportunities, post-mortems, + strategic byproducts: Lessons from a podcast launch

In this solo episode, I talk about the experience of creating and launching a podcast, and how it’s provided me with “another f*cking growth opportunity.”  (Thanks to my awesome mom

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Practicing Nonviolent Communication with Pat Bevan

In this episode, I chat with Pat Bevan, a certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication, about nonviolent communication — NVC for short. We talk about what defines nonviolent

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Q&A: Zero waste, book recommendations, morning routines, + more

In this episode, I answer several questions from listeners about how I’m reducing my waste, what books I recommend, how I shape my mornings, what quotes resonate with me, and

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Financial life planning with Erica Gellerman + Jordan Fromholz

In this episode, I chat with Erica and Jordan of The Worth Project about the three financial questions that changed their trajectory, our biggest money mistakes (which include Bitcoin, constant

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Pique Podcast Sober Curious

In this solo episode, I chat about my recent decision to re-evaluate my drinking habits — and how I ended up approximately 85% more sober.  I break down how drinking

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In this episode, Pastor Bill Rose and I chat about the stigmas that people have about the church, shame and vulnerability in the church, loving people when you don’t condone

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Intuitive work: what it is and how to do it

In this episode, we’re talking about intuition. Intuition is referred to in different places and by different people as inner wisdom, inner knowing, true wisdom, consulting your own powers, gut,

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In this episode, my hypnotherapist Christy Bartelt and I chat about Rapid Transformational Therapy, our subconscious beliefs, and the mind. Specifically, we dive into how RTT works, myths and misconceptions

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If you’ve said “I’m just not creative” or “I have trouble focusing” within the past year, this episode is for you. In this solo episode, I discuss morning pages —

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Pique Podcast Career values, pivoting, + limitations with Liz Cohen

In this episode, Liz Cohen, my former career coach, and I chat about crafting a career with intention.  We discuss the importance of concretely defining your values, the benefit of

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Before you go: Don’t forget your guide for beating procrastination in 10 minutes!