My Favorite Mistake — 260: Embracing Change: A Lawyer’s Leap to Comedy and Coaching with Rachel Burch

My guest for Episode #260 of the My Favorite Mistake podcast is Rachel Burch. She’s a lawyer turned transformational coach and stand-up comedian.  

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As host of the chart-topping podcast Love Before 100, Rachel chronicles her journey to find love while making her way down a dating scavenger hunt/bucket list.

Rachel lives with her two boys in Orange County, CA, where she enjoys long walks on the beach and short commutes on PCH. She’s obsessed with personal growth, all things woo and healthy living.

In this captivating episode of “My Favorite Mistake,” Mark Graban and Rachel Burch take listeners through a riveting journey from rigid law corridors to vibrant stand-up stages and intimate podcasting spaces. They unravel the interesting dynamics of creativity, touching upon the iterative nature of comedy and podcasting as platforms for exploration and growth.

They explore how bravery, resilience, and unwavering dedication play instrumental roles in one’s creative journey. With an exceptional knack for intertwining insights on personal growth with humor, Rachel uses her experiences as platforms to connect on a human level, showcasing the powerful impact of storytelling. This episode serves to inspire individuals to embrace every facet of their journey, including their passions and dreams, and the importance of learning from mistakes.

Questions and Topics:

  • How did the law degree help you with what you’re doing now?
  • Did you want to be a comedian growing up??
  • From lawyer to business owner to comedian – how to make big life changes?
  • Developing stand up as an iterative process and testing ideas?
  • Beginning as a podcaster??
  • Tell us about Podcasting — “Love Before 100”
  • “Launching your podcast isn’t the hard part. Making it worth listening to is.”
  • Lessons about Growing a podcast – services for podcasters “Bingeable”
  • What is your best piece of advice for people who want to start on their dream but are scared?
  • What’s the worst advice someone could give?