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Hear inspiring stories of career reinvention, featuring insights and reflections from everyday people around the world who have stepped off their beaten career paths to pursue more meaningful work. Hosted by career consultant Joseph Liu, with listeners in 160+ countries.

Hear inspiring stories of career reinvention, featuring insights and reflections from everyday people around the world who have stepped off their beaten career paths to pursue more meaningful work. Hosted by career consultant Joseph Liu, with listeners in 160+ countries.

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United States

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Hear inspiring stories of career reinvention, featuring insights and reflections from everyday people around the world who have stepped off their beaten career paths to pursue more meaningful work. Hosted by career consultant Joseph Liu, with listeners in 160+ countries.

Language:

English


Episodes

Changing Course with Youssef Salameh- CR73

4/14/2021
Youssef Salameh, restaurant owner turned realtor describes the emotions and realities of walking away from a career you once loved to pursue something totally different. I also address a listener question about how to balance practicality with aspiration when thinking about your next career move.

Duration:00:40:39

Starting a New Chapter with Christine Snow- CR72

2/17/2021
Flight attendant turned coder Christine Snow shares her story of walking away from her 7-year career as a flight attendant to explore other interests. We discuss how you can tell whether now is the right time to make a change in your career and also talk through some common hurdles, both emotional and practical, that stand in the way of starting something new. Afterwards, I address a listener question about the other parts of your life you may want to reevaluate when you’re rethinking your...

Duration:00:39:37

Handling Setbacks with Aaron Leventhal- CR71

6/24/2020
With so many people suffering career setbacks during this pandemic, I wanted to share this inspiring story of Aaron Leventhal, a former FlyBe airline pilot turned Tesco truck driver. He shares his story of dealing with personal tragedy, managing career upheaval, and finding a way forward after the recent wave of airline industry layoffs. During the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some examples of my own disappointing professional setbacks and ways I've tried to bounce back from these...

Duration:00:41:04

Handling a Crisis with Liya Dashkina- CR70

4/21/2020
After taking a brief break from hosting this podcast, I've decided to restart the show to feature a few stories of how people around the world are managing their professional lives amid the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, which has created tremendous upheaval and uncertainty not only in people's lives but also their careers. On today's show, financial controller Liya Daskina explains how she's been managing her transition after resigning from her role in the UK so she could move back to...

Duration:00:46:39

Wearing Different Hats with Sophie Scott- CR69

12/18/2019
You may find yourself wearing different hats in your career if you're balancing different professional identities or just trying to maintain a certain image at work that doesn't always reflect how you're truly feeling inside. Sophie Scott describes how she balances her work as both a psychotherapist and founder of Balance Media. I'll also describe how those who seem to have it all figured out in their careers are often still wrestling with their own struggles behind the scenes.

Duration:00:46:02

Figuring Things Out with Pip Murray- CR68

12/4/2019
Career pivots often involve shifting into an industry or role you know little about, which can feel especially daunting. Pip Murray, a science museum producer turned founder of Pip & Nut, shares her thoughts on what it takes to start your own company, how to build your confidence during transitions, and why taking action is so important to turn your ideas into reality. During the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some thoughts about how to do something you have no idea how to do.

Duration:00:39:31

Figuring Things Out with Pip Murray- CR68

12/4/2019
Career pivots often involve shifting into an industry or role you know little about, which can feel especially daunting. Pip Murray, a science museum producer turned founder of Pip & Nut, shares her thoughts on what it takes to start your own company, how to build your confidence during transitions, and why taking action is so important to turn your ideas into reality. During the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some thoughts about how to do something you have no idea how to do.

Duration:00:39:31

Standing on Your Own with Lola Scarborough- CR67

11/13/2019
Making a major change in your career is a huge undertaking. Legal secretary turned yoga instructor Lola Scarborough explains what it took to get her own yoga studio off the ground, the true realities of reinventing yourself, and why self-belief is so important when making a career transition. We'll also discuss why making a career pivot often takes longer than you imagine and how determination and grit are critical to ultimately achieving your goals.

Duration:00:38:56

Standing on Your Own with Lola Scarborough- CR67

11/13/2019
Making a major change in your career is a huge undertaking. Legal secretary turned yoga instructor Lola Scarborough explains what it took to get her own yoga studio off the ground, the true realities of reinventing yourself, and why self-belief is so important when making a career transition. We'll also discuss why making a career pivot often takes longer than you imagine and how determination and grit are critical to ultimately achieving your goals.

Duration:00:38:56

Knowing Who You Are with Tod Jacobs- CR66

10/30/2019
Having a wide range of jobs gives you with a wealth of valuable experiences, but explaining your career story to others can be difficult. Tod Jacobs explains how he found the common threads in his own career as a journalist turned Wall Street analyst turned rabbi.

Duration:00:39:09

Knowing Who You Are with Tod Jacobs- CR66

10/30/2019
Having a wide range of jobs gives you with a wealth of valuable experiences, but explaining your career story to others can be difficult. Tod Jacobs explains how he found the common threads in his own career as a journalist turned Wall Street analyst turned rabbi.

Duration:00:39:09

Taking a Step Back with Ana Wagner- CR65

10/9/2019
We can sometimes get caught up in defining ourselves by our jobs or companies where we work. Ana Wagner, Global Segment Director for PPD Industries shares her story of how going through two layoffs allowed her to step back, gain some useful perspective, and rethink how she chooses to define herself and her priorities in life. I'll also address a listener question about how long you should hang onto a job you dislike.

Duration:00:31:03

Taking a Step Back with Ana Wagner- CR65

10/9/2019
We can sometimes get caught up in defining ourselves by our jobs or companies where we work. Ana Wagner, Global Segment Director for PPD Industries shares her story of how going through two layoffs allowed her to step back, gain some useful perspective, and rethink how she chooses to define herself and her priorities in life. I'll also address a listener question about how long you should hang onto a job you dislike.

Duration:00:31:03

Keeping the Right Company with Tamiko Kelly- CR64

9/11/2019
Your work environment and colleagues have a major impact on who you are and what you think about yourself. Retail merchandiser turned baby sleep expert Tamiko Kelly explains why surrounding yourself with the right people can have a profound impact on your career. I'll share an example of how my own personality changed after working for certain companies, and we'll discuss the steps she took to move from the corporate world to set up her own independent business.

Duration:00:34:42

Keeping the Right Company with Tamiko Kelly- CR64

9/11/2019
Your work environment and colleagues have a major impact on who you are and what you think about yourself. Retail merchandiser turned baby sleep expert Tamiko Kelly explains why surrounding yourself with the right people can have a profound impact on your career. I'll share an example of how my own personality changed after working for certain companies, and we'll discuss the steps she took to move from the corporate world to set up her own independent business.

Duration:00:34:42

Finding Validation Beyond Work with Colby Chilcote- CR63

8/21/2019
Seeking validation is a natural human desire, yet it can lead you to make decisions that may look good on the outside, but don't make you feel great on the inside. Huron Pines marketing director Colby Chilcote shares her experience of walking away from her reputable marketing role at Google to shift into the nonprofit world and make a lifestyle change. She explains the impact taking a pay cut has had on her life and perspectives about what makes her truly happy.

Duration:00:43:09

Finding Validation Beyond Work with Colby Chilcote- CR63

8/21/2019
Seeking validation is a natural human desire, yet it can lead you to make decisions that may look good on the outside, but don't make you feel great on the inside. Huron Pines marketing director Colby Chilcote shares her experience of walking away from her reputable marketing role at Google to shift into the nonprofit world and make a lifestyle change. She explains the impact taking a pay cut has had on her life and perspectives about what makes her truly happy.

Duration:00:43:09

Focusing on the Present with Caroline Yeats- CR62

7/31/2019
Investing your energies in only those professional activities that you truly find fulfilling becomes especially important when your health takes a turn for the worse. Investment banker turned nutritionist Caroline Yeats explains why life's too fragile to put off doing those things that truly make you happy and shares why she chose to change career directions after being diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in her early 30s.

Duration:00:53:50

Focusing on the Present with Caroline Yeats- CR62

7/31/2019
Investing your energies in only those professional activities that you truly find fulfilling becomes especially important when your health takes a turn for the worse. Investment banker turned nutritionist Caroline Yeats explains why life's too fragile to put off doing those things that truly make you happy and shares why she chose to change career directions after being diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in her early 30s.

Duration:00:53:50

Seeing the Bigger Picture with Michael McEvoy- CR61

7/10/2019
Your job satisfaction not only affects your life at work, but your life outside of work. Insurance attorney turned public adjustment business owner Michael McEvoy describes why we walked away from his family business, and the impact that decision had on his relationships, family, and health. During the Mental Fuel segment, I also explain how much your job satisfaction can affect your life outside of work.

Duration:00:39:56