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111. Prioritizing Your Marriage Within A Successful Career: Featuring Insights From A LinkedIn Post By Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix

The Intimate Marriage Podcast, with Intimacy Coach Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Release Date: 02/01/2023

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In this episode, I discuss a LinkedIn post by Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix, concerning how he chooses to prioritizes his marriage even while maintaining a wildly successful career.

This post recently came up in my feed and it thrilled me to read about such a successful man, founder of numerous extremely robust companies, because he feels most proud of achieving his success while staying married to the same woman and being present as a father. To him, this is THE DEFINITION OF SUCCESS. What struck me after reading the post were the comments, many of which were negative reactions to what he’d shared. For a relatively sophisticated platform like LinkedIn, I was surprised to say the least.

You’ll learn today that spending time with your partner is not about the quantity, or even the frequency. It’s about the quality of the time spent together and the commitment to doing so.

 

In this episode, I share:

 

  • A full reading of Marc Randolph’s post from LinkedIn
  • What these negative reactions indicate about our society
  • How you can be an extremely ambitious person and prioritize your marriage
  • How my husband and I prioritize time together amidst our busy lives

 

 CLICK HERE TO SEE Marc Randolph’s post on LinkedIn

 

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About Alexandra Stockwell, MD

Her mission is to change the cultural narrative around long-term relationships from one of ongoing stagnation and compromise to the delectable joy and deep gratification a couple feels while building passion and excitement together, every day.

For over two decades, she’s been guiding men and women to bring pleasure and purpose into all aspects of life— from the daily grind of running a household to creating ecstatic experiences in the bedroom—all while maintaining extraordinary professional success!
Alexandra Stockwell, MD supports family happiness through facilitating healing and joy for couples.