A Podcast

Balance Shared is the idea that we are all better together. This podcast is a place to share those stories. I’m your host, Michelle Lasley. I interview men and women who are working on their own magic, healing their world one at a time so that we can all live in a better world tomorrow.

Michelle Lasley

I hold a vision for a world where we have enough (food, shelter, clothing, clean air, clean soil, clean water, love). To get there, we need to embrace kindness and love, now, assuming good intent while protecting our necessary boundaries. And, we will laugh all the way there.

This podcast is where I can share that vision and explore the stories of other people who also share that vision.

Balance Shared, the Podcast, will air re-runs and previously recorded Facebook Lives during the summer. Season Two will begin September 2, 2020 with brand new interviews and guests.

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Sponsor & Past Episodes

Season 2

Wholehearted Parenting with Danielle Bettmann

Wholehearted Parenting with Danielle Bettmann

Introduction to Episode I sat down with Danielle Bettmann, of Wholeheartedly, to discuss what it takes to parent, and as a byproduct of our times, what it takes to parent in COVID. She advocates for wholehearted parenting, a way where we look at our needs and then...

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Rise up through change, an interview with Jessica Williams

Rise up through change, an interview with Jessica Williams

Introduction to Episode On the Rise Solutions is a testimony to how we Rise Up when adversity calls. In this interview, Michelle and Jessica discuss super powers, the importance of pivoting and reinventing yourself, and lessons learned when life throws you serious...

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Tell me about your non-linear path to purpose.

In Season 3, I will be focusing on your purpose, and how you got there. What was your non-linear path to finding what you should do?

Please also screen yourself with my four qualifying questions:

  1. Do you believe we have a duty to make the world a better place?
  2. Do you have something you are working on that you are passionate about? Maybe it’s your career? Maybe it’s a hobby or a passion project?
  3. Are you a womxn?
  4. Are you a mother?

If you said, “YES,” to any of these, I want to hear your story. If you said, “YES,” to all four, I want to know how you do it! So, if you said, “YES,” click the button below to get on my calendar. I will be accepting interviews starting March 2021 for Season 3. Go ahead and schedule now. In March or beyond, we’ll chat, suss out interview details, and align our missions.



Frequently Asked Questions

How do I support your message?

First, thank you! Listener support is the only way the message of "Balance Shared" will reach a wider audience.

Download my sponsorship guide. Then, let me know which level you'd like to support, and we'll make it happen.

What is the process to be on your podcast?

First, we do a "pre-screen" call. This makes sure we are aligned in our missions/visions. This makes sure we are both clear on our expectations.

Second, you receive a follow-up email from me with the link to schedule the actual podcast.

What if I'm late to any of the calls?

I give 10 minutes grace, because, hey!, life happens. If we can't connect at the start time we agreed on + 10 minutes, we'll have to reschedule.

How long is a podcast interview?

We block 45 minutes and aim to talk for 30 minutes including a pause for a sponsor break.

Can I get the questions in advance?


How can I make sure we spread my message?

Answer the form linked on the confirmation page when you scheduled your time. You tell me the top things you want to discuss. 

Does it cost money to be a guest?


What if I want my episode to air at a very specific day/time?

Each regularly scheduled episode becomes live at 3am PT on Wednesdays during the run of a season. I do my best to align the timing with my guest’s needs, but reserve the right to change. If you want a specific time, you are invited to sponsor an episode (or more).

What is a season?

My seasons run September through June. 

Do I need fancy equipment to be a guest?

You need a device that can connect to a phone call or Zoom. It is helpful to have a headset with a microphone. I send pre-podcast logistics with more details.

Can I listen to my podcast before it airs?


What if I have second thoughts about my episode airing?

I am happy to discuss on an individual basis whether we should air your episode, or not.

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