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My whole life was dedicated to baseball from an early time. People say, “Don’t put your identity,” or “You’re not a baseball player. That’s not your identity.” It really is though. While it’s not, it feels like it, because every decision I made, everything I was passionate about was baseball and achieving the next level.



Digital Strategy w/ Quinn Tempest | The SKYLER IRVINE Show #103

Quinn Tempest is a Digital Strategist, WordPress Website Designer, Speaker who will be speaking at the upcoming Digital Summit in Phoenix Arizona.

On this episode, Quinn and I discuss digital strategy, marketing effectively and creating content that provides value to your audience, not just to you. This is a really great episode that I hope you share with a friend or colleague.

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This is also the last episode we recorded on my set before our RenzlerMedia Expansion began last week.

There are a lot of great tidbits from this episode and a lot of great stuff on the way so thank you very much for subscribing and let me know if you have anything you would add.


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Quinn Tempest is from Arizona and hated it growing up. She could not wait to leave, but now she is actually proud to be back here working to create a hometown she can be proud of. Now, her favorite activities to do in Phoenix is anything downtown. She says that she and her husband are car-free, so they try to keep things hyper-local. She says that she can be found at Lola Coffee during the day, CIBO for a nice Italian meal, and Crescent Ballroom for a night out.

When we asked her who has had a major impact on who she is today, she answered her main yoga teacher, Yogi E, and the teachers of Yoga Pura. She went through a yearlong teacher training in 2011 there, and the experience she had transformed her entire life. 

We asked her what the biggest mistake she has made in her career, and she said that when she started her first job in L.A., she worked herself so hard and long that she landed in the hospital. She says that while it was the worst experience at the time, it was the root of everything she has done since. She recovered from her exhaustion and sickness which led her to uncover a deeper purpose for her life and get out of her own way to bring her vision to life.

Her favorite quote, even though she has had many favorites over the years, is from Steve Jobs: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in the future.”

The advice she would give someone going into a similar line of work is to forget the career “path” that is linear. Instead, follow your curiosity wherever it may lead you. It may be a zigzag, but it is a zigzag YOU can purposefully create. Constantly being open to what your setbacks and successes are can teach you. Keep on moving!

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