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Awkward Turtle At Work

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‘Do what you love and you’ll never work another day’ We spend 1/3 of our life working away and we see our co-workers more than our family at times. If that last sentence is depressing to you, well, this is going to be THE podcast for you. Every week, I talk to people who see work as a lifestyle (Crazy right? I know, just hear us out), they pursue something called - passion career. We talk about what got them where they are, their relationships and identity with work and what it means to have a career as your passion. If you ever had a dream lifestyle, this podcast might edge you to take that leap of faith! May you Mondays be ocean blue.

‘Do what you love and you’ll never work another day’ We spend 1/3 of our life working away and we see our co-workers more than our family at times. If that last sentence is depressing to you, well, this is going to be THE podcast for you. Every week, I talk to people who see work as a lifestyle (Crazy right? I know, just hear us out), they pursue something called - passion career. We talk about what got them where they are, their relationships and identity with work and what it means to have a career as your passion. If you ever had a dream lifestyle, this podcast might edge you to take that leap of faith! May you Mondays be ocean blue.

Location:

Hong Kong

Description:

‘Do what you love and you’ll never work another day’ We spend 1/3 of our life working away and we see our co-workers more than our family at times. If that last sentence is depressing to you, well, this is going to be THE podcast for you. Every week, I talk to people who see work as a lifestyle (Crazy right? I know, just hear us out), they pursue something called - passion career. We talk about what got them where they are, their relationships and identity with work and what it means to have a career as your passion. If you ever had a dream lifestyle, this podcast might edge you to take that leap of faith! May you Mondays be ocean blue.

Language:

English


Episodes

#12 - Moonie Chu | Professional Fencer | Don’t stop and have faith

6/20/2021
🤺We have an Olympian in the house!!! I hope everyone is as excited as I am, life as an Athlete is something I’ve always been jealous of! This chat was even more interesting because Moonie is also an influencer - talk about Modern Olympian eh?! Moonie shared her journey from Lindsay Lohan to the fencer & influencer she is today, how social media created the new pathway for her but at the same time, what it takes to be in that position. Something we can all learn!! Best of luck for Tokyo!!...

Duration:00:34:50

#11 - Mabel Lau | Calligrapher | You have to try a lot of things

6/13/2021
What’s in your head when you hear Chinese Calligraphy? A retired old man who studied Chinese Literature? This is further from the truth - Mabel doesn’t see knowing Chinese as the basic requirement in Chinese Calligraphy, nor you have to be old. Chinese Calligraphy is so much more than just writing words, it is an art that can help meditate, a medium to express personal beliefs and feelings! Since Mabel turned her weekend interest into a passion, she has already gain strides in the business...

Duration:00:40:54

#10 - Coco Chan | Personal Trainer | Value time over money

6/6/2021
Can you believe it?! It’s already the 10th episode of the new series, a small milestone but I love the small wins! So this week, I have one of my best friend on the show, Coco! She is by far the most active person I know on the planet, she lives and breathes the outdoor and is always up and about before the sunrises. We talked about our boarding school life, being abroad from a young age and of course how she made a switch from marketing to the fitness industry and is having the best...

Duration:00:40:56

#9 - Shinn Kawasaki | Videographer | People like you for you

5/30/2021
I have another incredible podcast for you! Shinn and I met through the footballing world here in Hong Kong. He is a genuine jack of all trades, he is a Videographer by trade, Commercial Model, Footballer, Surfer, Youtuber, Podcaster, the list goes on…. And he does all in the name of PASSION. He managed to merged all his interests together into his work and shared some really solid advice he got from others in his journey! Follow GUEST on: Website_...

Duration:01:04:20

#8 - Aydian Dowling | Transgender Activist | It’s never as scary as you think

5/23/2021
Oh my! Oh my! Oh my! I don’t know how I pulled this off but I managed to get the incredible Aydian Dowling on the show! He is the first-ever transgender male to be on the front cover of Men’s Health Magazine, 2 time guest on THE Ellen Degeneres show and most importantly, he is a dad and trans activist. This is not the podcast you want to miss! Follow GUEST on: Instagram_ https://www.instagram.com/alionsfear/ Youtube_ https://www.youtube.com/c/AydianDowling/about Website_...

Duration:00:56:25

#7 - Emily Tan | Mental Health Advocate | Find your stimulation

5/16/2021
The definition of Health should include physical, mental and spiritual altogether. Emily has experienced the ups and downs at both ends and knows firsthand the repercussions that could happen if we continue to neglect health. She could easily go off the grid after her cancer diagnose, but she is determined to use the power in her story to help others take ownership in their mental health. Follow Emily on: Instagram_ @theemilytan https://www.instagram.com/theemilytan/ Podcast_ Tackling...

Duration:01:04:20

#6 - Claire Marie Lim aka. dolltr!ck | Music Technologist | Work hard, stay humble and don’t be late

5/9/2021
Everyone wants to give back to their community but not everyone feels comfortable to until they are ‘successful’. This is the the opposite for Claire aka. dolltr!ck. This week we talk about the world of Music, specifically Music Technology for young female artists. Claire shares her story in finding her passion by simply exposing herself to different things, how to tailor her own experiences into her work and the power, the thrills she gets in connecting with people in her work. Follow...

Duration:00:55:28

#5 - Akashdeep Gill | Chef | Do what you like

5/2/2021
What we know now and what we know pre-COVID has drastically changed. Everything we thought was the norm is now a pleasure - including eating out! This week we have someone who turned their passion into a business - he simply started by making meal prep for his sister as a side project and it quickly turned into Grams 852. Here is how he did it! Follow Akashdeep on: Instagram_ @Grams.852 https://www.instagram.com/grams.852/ Website_ https://grams852.com Want to share your story? Here is...

Duration:00:39:28

#4 - Lara Quie | Executive Coach, Ex-Lawyer | Come out of your shell

4/25/2021
This week we have the amazing Lara Quie on the show! She has had what people would consider to be a very successful career, an Oxford Graduate Lawyer. For Lara, this was not enough. She made a hard decision to leave the legal industry and since has set up multiple successful businesses all stemming from her personal interests, including executive coaching and textile design. Her mission is to help people to live their best life now without any regrets. She loves to motivate and inspire...

Duration:01:00:08

#3 - 陳婉婷(牛丸) | Football Coach | 因為相信所以看見

4/18/2021
There is still so much stigma around aspiring athletes or entering sports as a career. Today we have 陳婉婷(牛丸) who is the first-ever female football coach to have led a professional men’s football team in top flight football. She has broke through the glass ceiling and won multiple personal awards, but if you ask her - these have never been her driver. The focal point has always been about learning and how to believe in yourself. Personal Awards won: Hong Kong Football Best Coach (2015-16...

Duration:01:07:19

#2 - J Lou | Content Creator | Don’t listen to your doubts

4/11/2021
If you are a performer at heart then content creation may be for you! Listen to my chat with J Lou on how she started this journey just because she took it up as an interest, a real life example how you can turn your interests into your own reality. Let me know what you think! Follow J Lou on: Instagram_ @Jlouoffical https://www.instagram.com/jlouofficial/ Youtube_ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC530gKG2oJ26FIgQzAyqqow Want to share your story? Here is how you can get in touch and...

Duration:00:44:37

#1 - Jerry Won | Authentic Asian American Storyteller | Don’t obsess over the Destination

4/4/2021
Podcasting is growing to become one of the mainstream media platforms, we are seeing more and more celebrities and sponsors getting in the game. The beauty of podcasts is the intimacy you can get directly with your audience, but there is still an apparent gap in the types of stories we are getting, so Jerry took it upon himself to build a media company to amplify the voices of Asian Americans. Here is our chat about how he left the corporate world to pursue his passion! Follow Jerry...

Duration:00:56:35

Awkward Turtle At Work Trailer!

3/26/2021
Hello Humans! Welcome to new and improved Awkward Turtle - Season 2. The Awkward Turtle - At Work. This podcast is all about people, passion and profession. With me, your host, Emery. Now, the reason why I wanted to do a podcast about work, is because I have realised something quite bad and unhealthy. I have realised 90% people I know hate their jobs and hates Monday. And I am sure you know what I mean. Work is always a word we avoid during evenings and weekends. But why should it be this...

Duration:00:03:29