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#23: Growing up Self Smarter With Mackey Payton

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About the Episode

Have you ever thought about how your journey to become “Self Smarter” is influencing those around you? On this special episode of Self Smarter, Dan’l and Megan are joined by Mackey Payton, Dan’l’s daughter, to discuss what it was like to grow up in a home where self-knowledge and self-awareness were being practiced. Stay tuned for today’s music moment to hear about the most unique room in the Almy’s house… Spoiler alert: it’s a karaoke lounge!

Show Notes

Mackey Payton Almy

Growing up, Mackey Payton Almy learned the importance of a strong work ethic and passion for a career through her parents in a family business. This determination served her well as she paved her own path and began studying acting, singing, and dance. After high school, Mackey was accepted into NYU’s Tisch School of Arts and recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She is looking forward to pursuing a career in the performing arts and living out her dream on Broadway in New York City.

Dan'l and Megan

About the Hosts

We’re Dan’l Mackey Almy and Megan Zweig, the hosts of the Self Smarter podcast. We’re wives, mothers, and friends and have spent the majority of our careers leading a full-service marketing agency that serves the fresh food, floral, and better-for-you foods industry. Our chats usually involve the latest marketing insights, leadership lessons, and self-awareness tools. These chats always include lots of laughter, the occasional tear and are mostly discussed over a cocktail… or three. We’re passionate about sharing what we’ve learned, the highs and the lows, to help other leaders in the journey of becoming self smarter.

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