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Dec 10, 2022

Welcome back to the Main Thing Podcast! I’m your host, Skip Lineberg. Our special guest is a dear friend and a bold dream-chaser. Today, you will get a firsthand dose of courage, faith and humor from Steffanie Peterson. 


A West Virginia native, Steffanie Peterson is a single mother, who took on the biggest challenge of her life, when she relocated her Broadway-dreaming daughter to the bright lights of New York City. By day, Steffanie manages a busy plastic surgery center in Manhattan on 5th Ave. By night, she manages the career of her daughter, the talented vocalist Hannah Jane. In her spare time, Steffanie focuses on her writing. This published author is currently working on her second book, titled “The Hot Mess Express: Flying Solo.”


Get ready! Over the next 9 minutes, you will discover why Steffanie Peterson is one of the wisest people I know.



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Content You Will Enjoy in This Episode:

[00:00:01] - Intro and welcome

[00:01:10] - Brief bio for Steffanie Peterson

[00:02:15] - Greetings and opening dialog

[00:02:35] - Moving to New York City, how everyone’s doing after 8 years

[00:03:25] - Mustering up the courage to make such a bold move, timing

[00:05:00] - Less about a grand master plan, more about God moving mountains

[00:05:40] - Wisdom of listening to the small inner voice, trust your heart & soul

[00:06:05] - Glimpse into her book “Hot Mess Express - the Peterson Girls Adventures”

[00:07:05] - How Steffanie and Skip are connected

[00:07:45] - A place for you to find books written by guests of this show

[00:08:25] - Steffanie shares her Main Thing

[00:09:10] - Wisdom requires time to crystallize and clarify

[00:09:45] - Steffanie shares her rollercoaster ride, rejection rates, big-break news

[00:10:30] - Symptoms of not knowing or practicing her wisdom: unsettled, 

[00:11:30] - Resistance to making a major life change, the lies and excuses we hear

[00:12:14] - God exceeded Steffanie’s expectations when she trusted

[00:13:00] - Thank you and good-bye

[00:13:12] - Outro