The future of Finance Career Launch … It is healthy to review your progress at least annually. It helps you measure progress against your goals, re-align with your mission and confirm your focus, and gives you an opportunity to decide where to go next – what to keep doing and what to stop doing. I […]
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If you are a service professional your business probably wouldn’t exist without recommendations from other people. This conversation with Stacey Brown Randall will help you get more referrals so you can grow your business. Stacey Brown Randall is a Business Growth Accelerator. Her mission is to help people make more money and find more time. […]
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Some job postings will include a minimum GPA, skill-level, or years of experience requirement. If you don’t meet the requirements, should you apply? How can you get by these hurdles? This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career […]
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No career path is simple. If your path is heading anywhere significant, it will require learning from mistakes, help from other people, and a healthy balance of humility and self-promotion. Dan Welker is a Vice President with Access Distribution Partners, a wholesaler of liquid alternative and non-traditional investment solutions for Financial Advisors. Dan’s firm partners […]
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Some people seem to get all the good opportunities. They always appear to be in the right place at the right time. I am willing to bet their job search strategy contains this key element. This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help […]
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What if you never needed to worry about where your next job would come from, or where your next big client would surface, or how you would raise that next round of financing? That is the power of social capital. Our guest today is Jason Treu. Jason is the author of the #1 Amazon Best […]
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If I take job “x”, will it prevent me from doing something else later? What do I do if my connections aren’t as good as other people’s connections? The answers to these questions (and more) on this episode. In this short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch we’ll tackle several listener questions, including not wanting […]
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If you have any doubts about the future of your career because of where you are now, don’t. Very few people have a predictable career path. If you aren’t yet where you want to be, keep navigating your career toward it. You never know where the road might take you.
Many people are looking to make a career change. Navigating your career can be nerve-racking enough, never mind when you feel you don’t have the right experience or if you’re being pigeon-holed based on your current role.
It is always frustrating trying to address your lack of experience when changing careers. They want what you don’t have, but won’t let you in to get it. Listen for how to solve this riddle.
In this short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch we’ll tackle several listener questions, including the frustrating task of addressing your lack of experience when changing careers.
Here are the questions … you’ll have to listen for the answers.
My main struggle is deciding...
Sometimes it seems there is a conspiracy and the best jobs are hidden away for the select few. Good news - this isn’t true. Use informational interviews and networking to position yourself for the best jobs.
There truly is no conspiracy, but still, many experts say that up to 80% of job opportunities are never posted anywhere. Despite that intimidating stat, those who develop a solid strategy of informational interviews and networking shouldn’t have to worry.
Our guest today, Mac...
Over the past few decades the role of ‘leader' has degenerated into something similar to rockstar or celebrity status. Thankfully, things are changing. People are refocusing on fundamental traits of great leaders, and most of these principles are thousands of years old.
This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll cover six traits of great leaders.
I reflected on...
Whether you are changing careers or trying to get to the next level, confidence is key. But where does it come from? How can you become more confident?
Alberto Arroyo is a Senior Leadership Development Professional with University Hospitals. He is also on the coaching team with the Finish Well Group, an organization that helps leaders flourish. Alberto is a friend - we essentially hit record as we were exploring the topic of confidence.
It’s probably not news to you that you need...
As your career progresses you’ll likely get to a point where you want more responsibility. No matter how badly you want it, you’ll need to take these vital steps if you want it to actually happen.
This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll cover what to do when you want more responsibility.
In this episode:
Being crystal clear about what it means to "want more...
A career setback can feel like the end of the world when you’re going through it. These bumps in the road can crush some people. But what if they were your biggest asset?
Ty Crandall is the founder and CEO of Credit Suite, the leader in business credit and financing for small businesses. Ty is an internationally known speaker and author, wrote one of the most popular books on business and personal credit building, Perfect Credit, and is also the author of one of the best-selling business...
Having the opportunity to lead people is exciting for many people. But what can you do to become a great leader? Here are some things to consider as a first-time leader.
This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll cover what to do as a first-time leader.
Getting to lead people is exciting for for many of us. It feels like such an achievement after working so hard...
There comes a time in each of our lives when we need a coach or a guide, someone to lead us. This conversation may be just what you need.
Jacob Grosshandler has a background like none other. His story begins in a monastery in Tibet and, although I’m not sure where it will end, now he is running two businesses with his brother, Richard Grosshandler, called Splash 4 Partners and Private Equity Primer.
Jacob had many stops in between where he learned some invaluable lessons. We talk about...
If we don’t prioritize what’s important in life, it won’t get done. But are you so over-scheduled or are you so rigid in your schedule that you aren’t seeing things happening around you? Are you possibly missing something better?
This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll discuss being open to possibility.
Lately my wife and I have been doing some work on our...
Whether were talking financial planning or any other service business, it’s scary to focus on a single niche. Why turn otherwise good clients away? But those who do it swear by it - and usually wish they did it sooner.
Our guest today is Benjamin Brandt. Benjamin is a wealth manager with and the founder of Capital City Wealth Management, a financial planning firm in Bismarck, North Dakota focused on helping people transition from work to retirement.
But Benjamin didn’t start out as a...
Many career changers and job seekers want help with their resume before they are really ready. Here are some things you need to do before writing your resume.
This is another short, mid-week episode of Finance Career Launch where we discuss a skill, habit or mindset that will help you advance your career in finance. Today we’ll cover a few things you need to do before writing your resume.
Remember, the goal of the resume is to get your foot in the door. It gives you a chance to shine in...
This episode is a role-reversal. Ryan Rhoten asked me a bunch of questions about my career journey for his podcast, The Brand New You Show, and it was a blast. He did an amazing job with post-production, and I wanted to share the conversation with you.
Sometimes you need to take a detour to advance your career. Ryan and I tackle my career journey, including the twists and turns along the way.
Learn more about Ryan at RyanRhoten.com, Twitter (@RyanRhoten) or you can subscribe to his show...