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The “How” Analogy: Staying Curious for Continued Growth

With Featured Guest

Junaid Ahmed

Curiosity • Action • Transformation

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The “How” Analogy: Staying Curious for Continued Growth

With Featured Guest

Junaid Ahmed

Curiosity • Action • Transformation

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Top Takeaways From This Episode

  • Be an engaged storyteller
  • Own your story
  • Look for the signs in life! Embrace these signs and take action.
  • Hobbies lead to personal growth, unlimited learning opportunities, and growing your network.
  • There are so many ways to get started, just do the thing and don’t worry about perfection.
  • Be curious. Always curious!
  • Knowing how things work helps you better understand what’s happening and come up with better solutions.
  • Being curious about the “how” allows you to stay curious, create and help not only yourself but others to grow.
  • We are not on an island. You’re always making an impact and changing others’ lives.
  • Take time for yourself by building hobbies that support your “me time.”
  • Celebrating “the thing” with like-minded people makes the celebration so enjoyable.

The “How” Analogy

Junaid Ahmed likes to take things apart and learn how they work from the inside out. This desire has led him to have many fascinating hobbies and even led to a brand new career and a thriving podcast called Hacks and Hobbies.

This UX designer turned storyteller has been a passionate technologist for three decades and loves to tinker with tech software and woodworking, beekeeping and so much more. 

Connect with Junaid


Connect with Junaid on his website, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. Listen to his podcast, Hacks and Hobbies!

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Islamic Relief

Providing relief efforts all over the world.

"Take time for yourself by finding hobbies that support your me time!"

- Junaid Ahmed

Meet your Host, <em style="color:teal">Heather Vickery<em>

Meet your Host, Heather Vickery

Heather Vickery is an award-winning business owner and global leader with over 20 years as an entrepreneur. She leverages her entrepreneurial skills and expertise to coach individuals towards greater personal and professional fulfillment by helping them leverage their fear into intentional bravery. Heather says “When we choose bravely, on purpose, we choose bigger, have bigger successes and it’s contagious” A celebrated public speaker, Heather inspires audiences and empowers attendees with the tools they need to live bold and successful lives through creating balance, time management, mindfulness, as well as countless systems, strategies, and boundaries. She’s the author of Gratitude Journal: Shift Your Focus and Grow Grateful: A Gratitude Journal for Kids and Families. Heather is also the host and executive producer of The Brave Files Podcast.

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