Mastering Self-Discipline: Uncovering the Secrets to Consistently Apply What You’ve Learned with April Moss

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Episode Summary –

In Episode 155 of the Expert In You Podcast, host Ann Carden welcomes guest April Moss to discuss key topic – Learning From Mistakes. Throughout the episode, they emphasize the importance of learning from mistakes, being honest about what went wrong, and understanding oneself. They discuss the significance of having a disciplined life and adjusting one’s routine based on whether they are a morning or evening person.


April highlights the challenges of staying disciplined in today’s fast-paced, distraction-filled world. She shares her experience of working in different roles and industries, emphasizing the importance of applying core skills to any job or industry for success.

They discuss the role of emotional intelligence and strength finders in professional development, stressing the value of understanding and utilizing personal strengths. The conversation also touches upon the importance of active listening, building strong relationships, and prioritizing what matters to people. April encourages lifelong learning and self-awareness, including knowing one’s sleep needs.

Lastly, they discuss the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship, the importance of quick decision-making, and the benefits of incorporating exercise and retreats into one’s routine. This episode provides valuable insights and practical advice for personal and professional growth.


Key Moments :

[00:02:26] Taking the leap, learning core skills. Be successful.

[00:06:13] Learn from mistakes, trust your instincts, research.

[00:09:22] Understanding oneself, not education, drives success.

[00:12:23] “Listening is key – understanding and helping.”

[00:16:11] “Amazing you’re doing it; think more.”

[00:20:02] Self-awareness: sleep and routine matter.

[00:22:41] Integrate exercise with personal growth and self-awareness.

[00:27:36] Hiring is difficult; time and money wasted.

[00:29:03] Entrepreneurship requires quick decisions for success.


About the guest:

April Moss is the co-founder and COO of Digi Build, a software company specializing in procurement processing for construction projects. With a background of 21 years at Procter And Gamble, where she held various positions, April’s last role was overseeing the North America operations for the company’s second largest customer team. She then ventured into building Starbucks’ inaugural retail organization, where she served as the leader. Afterward, April joined a prominent brokerage, collaborating with leading consumer packaged goods companies globally. Combining her extensive corporate expertise with an entrepreneurial spirit, she utilized her experience to contribute to the success of a startup like Digi Build.


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