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Career Relaunch is an inspirational podcast that helps you navigate the ups and downs of a career transition. Hosted by Career Change & Personal Branding Strategist Joseph Liu, each episode features informative, insightful interviews with people who have stepped off the beaten path in their careers to pursue more meaningful work. Learn from their unconventional career experiences and gain courage from their brave decisions. Changing careers can be daunting, so Joseph and his guests are here to provide advice, companionship, and clarity as you relaunch your own career. To check out episode show notes, access free career change resources, or join our community of listeners, visit CareerRelaunch.net.

Career Relaunch is an inspirational podcast that helps you navigate the ups and downs of a career transition. Hosted by Career Change & Personal Branding Strategist Joseph Liu, each episode features informative, insightful interviews with people who have stepped off the beaten path in their careers to pursue more meaningful work. Learn from their unconventional career experiences and gain courage from their brave decisions. Changing careers can be daunting, so Joseph and his guests are here to provide advice, companionship, and clarity as you relaunch your own career. To check out episode show notes, access free career change resources, or join our community of listeners, visit CareerRelaunch.net.
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Career Relaunch is an inspirational podcast that helps you navigate the ups and downs of a career transition. Hosted by Career Change & Personal Branding Strategist Joseph Liu, each episode features informative, insightful interviews with people who have stepped off the beaten path in their careers to pursue more meaningful work. Learn from their unconventional career experiences and gain courage from their brave decisions. Changing careers can be daunting, so Joseph and his guests are here to provide advice, companionship, and clarity as you relaunch your own career. To check out episode show notes, access free career change resources, or join our community of listeners, visit CareerRelaunch.net.

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English


Episodes

Keeping the Right Company with Tamiko Kelly- CR64

9/11/2019
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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
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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
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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
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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

Walking Away From Your Career with Kelly Price- CR60

6/19/2019
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Navigate the uncertain transition of walking away from one role without having your next one lined up. Former pharmaceutical consultant Kelly Price explains why she chose to leave her corporate role behind to pursue work that more closely aligns with her values.

Duration:00:40:46

Setting Realistic Expectations with Chinwe Onyeagoro- CR59

5/29/2019
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Finding the healthy balance between pushing yourself and not overextending yourself is never easy. McKinsey consultant turned CEO of PocketSuite Chinwe Onyeagoro will explain how to make tough choices that honor your priorities in life and approach your work with even more joy.

Duration:00:46:03

Taking a Brave Leap with Luke Tonge- CR58

5/15/2019
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Figuring out whether to turn your side project into your full-time day job is rarely easy. Agency designer turned freelance creative & festival organizer Luke Tonge explains how to tell when it’s time to devote yourself more fully to your side gig. We'll talk about how you can tell when to move on from your current day job, the importance of reminding yourself of your "why," and why stepping out of your comfort zone can be so powerful.

Duration:00:38:34

Making Patient Moves with Jeff Shih- CR57

4/23/2019
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How can you successfully shift roles from a technical to managerial role? How about shifting industries from management consulting to product management? In this episode of Career Relaunch, Jeff Shih, a former Deloitte consultant turned product manager at Unity Technologies shares his thoughts on how to successfully navigate an industry and role shift.

Duration:00:38:33

Doing What Excites You with Alex Trochut- CR56

4/3/2019
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Moving to a new country is never simple. In this episode of Career Relaunch, lettering artist Alex Trochut shares his story of moving from Barcelona to New York City. We’ll discuss the importance of paying attention to your professional desires and ways to rekindle your relationship with your own work. After our conversation, during today’s Mental Fuel, I explain what I do to keep my own work exciting and interesting.

Duration:00:35:45

Believing in Yourself with Jamie Love- CR55

3/13/2019
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How can you survive the ups and downs of a bumpy career journey? In this episode of Career Relaunch, Jamie Love, a former house cleaner turned professional photographer, shares her thoughts on how to deal with hitting rock bottom and how your mindset can have a direct impact on the trajectory of your career. I'll also explain how I’ve thought about my own self-worth, especially as it relates to pricing my services as a self-employed consultant.

Duration:00:37:32

Gaining Perspective with Ben Mallinson- CR54

2/20/2019
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Ben Mallinson, a public services employment advisor turned government public servant, explains the steps you can take if you’re feeling stuck in your career. I also share a moment in my own career when I had to take a step back to gain some much needed clarity. This week's listener challenge is about giving yourself a moment to be with yourself and reflect on what you want.

Duration:00:36:24

Reassessing Your Priorities with Jay Kali- CR53

1/30/2019
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Jay Kali, a former prison guard turned strength coach shares his thoughts on how adopting an empowered mindset and the relationship between hard work and luck. I’ll also explain why it’s important to take stock of how you’ve changed over time in your career.

Duration:00:38:20

Letting Go of Outcomes with Karen Cheung-Hing- CR52

1/9/2019
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Karen Cheung-Hing, a doctor turned English pronunciation teacher, shares her thoughts on procrastination, relocating to a new country, and upside of changing careers. I also share some thoughts what happened when I let go of how I thought things should look in my career.

Duration:00:35:40

Creating Your New Image with Deepak Shukla- CR51

12/12/2018
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Deepak Shukla, a former Deloitte tax accountant turned rapper and SEO agency founder shares his thoughts on what it's like to break into a new industry when you don't exactly look the part. We'll also talk about putting yourself out there, dealing with judgement, and focusing on the future rather than the past. I'll also address a listener question about balancing your current role and identity with your future ambitions.

Duration:00:45:18

Making Healthy Career Choices with Kelly Cara- CR50

11/21/2018
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How do things REALLY turn out when you make the brave decision to relaunch your career? Do things actually end up working out? Or does leaving behind a stable career end up coming back to bite you? In this very special 50th episode of Career Relaunch, I'm excited to welcome back Kelly Cara to the show. Kelly was my very first guest when this podcast launched back in Sept 2016, and she was voted by listeners as the guest they most wanted to hear from again. She'll explain what's transpired...

Duration:00:42:29

Building Your Confidence with Heather Monahan- CR49

10/31/2018
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Sometimes, getting fired from your job can be a blessing in disguise. This was true for Chief Revenue Officer turned professional speaker and author of "Confidence Creator" Heather Monahan. In this episode of Career Relaunch, Heather shares her thoughts on the power of revealing your vulnerabilities, asking for assistance when you need it most, and taking steps to become more confident in your career. In the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some thoughts on how simply asking for help made...

Duration:00:39:13

Handling Career Turbulence with JB Adkins- CR48

10/10/2018
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Living with less can sometimes allow you to do more. In Career Relaunch episode 48, JB Adkins, a former pilot turned founder of Skyryde, a flying taxi service startup, shares his humble story of walking away from aviation school to pursue his entrepreneurial interests instead. He'll explain the tradeoffs he made to make things work, including living in an RV with his wife and two young boys to reduce costs so he could fund his venture. I'll also reveal what happened to me on the exact day I...

Duration:00:47:10

Serving Others with Shawn Askinosie- CR47

9/19/2018
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Criminal defense lawyer turned chocolate company founder Shawn Askinosie discusses how listening to your intuition and investing your time into serving others can help you decide what's best for your career. We'll also discuss some counterintuitive ways to gain clarity when making career choices. During today's Mental Fuel segment, I'll share my own story of how serving others actually helped me decide where to take my own career when I was feeling a bit confused about my future.

Duration:00:45:14

Being True to Yourself with Chris Donovan- CR46

8/29/2018
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Chris Donovan, a former telephone repairman turned high-end women's shoe designer, discusses doing work that’s authentic to who you are and dealing with being an outlier when you’re pursuing a new career path. I'll also talk about the balance of being authentic while still conforming to professional norms.

Duration:00:43:02

Giving Yourself Credit with Lani Love- CR45

8/15/2018
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Lani Love will explain how she relaunched her career from working at an advertising agency to becoming a professional deejay. Lani shares her thoughts on how to evaluate which opportunities to pursue and how to balance your career with family. During the Mental Fuel segment, I’ll discuss the importance of giving yourself some credit, especially when you feel like you’re constantly falling short.

Duration:00:39:59