How much power does play hold in our careers? Can it serve as a catalyst for success? Get ready to explore these intriguing questions with the vivacious musician and entertainer, Lady Redneck. Strap in for a spirited conversation that traverses the boundary between work and play, and underlines the importance of joy, authenticity, and resilience in our journey. Listen as Lady Redneck, AKA Stephanie Lee Lowry, reveals how she transformed her passion into her profession and the unique marketing strategies she employed to get noticed by major labels.
Ever wondered how to keep your attitude positive and maintain self-care when the going gets tough? Lady Redneck has some inspiring answers as she shares her infectious enthusiasm, her dedication to finding fun in her work, and her insights on balancing life and success. Listen to her unique perspective on dealing with haters, protecting your identity, and maintaining authenticity amidst criticism. This episode is a heartfelt exploration of how to stay true to oneself while navigating the ups and downs of life and career.
In the final part of our conversation, we engage in a lively game of Two Truths and a Lie, adding an element of fun and unpredictability to the episode. This chat with Lady Redneck is not just about her journey; it’s a testament to the miraculous power of a playful attitude. It’s an invitation to discover and embrace the playful human in each one of us. So come join us, and let’s explore the power of play together.
(0:00:00) – Power of Play in Music Careers (13 Minutes)
I chat with musician and entertainer Lady Redneck about her journey of playing for a living. We discuss how she got her start, the power of play in your life and career, and the different creative ways she has marketed her music. Lady Redneck also provides insights on where young people should start if they want to pursue a music career. She believes that if you have a big following, that’s when major labels start to take notice.
(0:13:04) – Joy and Balance in Work-Play (7 Minutes)
Lady Redneck and I discuss the importance of balance in life, success and happiness. We identify what brings us joy, how to take care of ourselves, and how to keep going when we don’t feel like it. It’s all about attitude and finding the fun in whatever we do; from work to play, it’s essential to enjoy the journey.
(0:20:32) – Overcoming Haters and Embracing Authenticity (8 Minutes)
We explore the world of haters and how Lady Redneck has used an alter ego to protect her identity and self-esteem. We discuss why people are afraid of what they don’t know, and how being authentic can create more positive reactions. Then we look at Lady Redneck’s upcoming fun bucket list items such as a new album, deep sea fishing, and family vacation. Finally, we end the conversation with a game of Two Truths and a Lie.
(0:28:11) – Discover the Power of Playful Humans (1 Minutes)
Lady Redneck and I discuss how to stay balanced and prioritize joy in our lives while also recognizing how to protect our identity and self-esteem from haters. We identify strategies for dealing with criticism and how to keep our focus on our own goals.