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The Ultimate Example of Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: Career Edition

Dan Cayer, Founder of Fluid Movement, takes us through what it was like to find himself with a career-ending injury- and how he created a new career from scratch based on the experience.

Duration: 00:39:01

How to Make a Winding Career Path Work for You

We're sitting down with Felami Burgess, Founder of Creative Direction, a travel company encouraging solo travel for women over 35. We're talking enjoying a winding path, travel as a means of career growth, and how the 2016 election informed her career choices.

Duration: 00:41:24

Q&A on the Career Passport Podcast

Submit questions to and we will answer them on the show! The latest edition is here on today’s episode.

Duration: 00:20:00

A Key Question To Identify Your Next Career Move

Maria Yuan, Founder of IssueVoter, talks about some of the key questions she asked herself to determine her approach to her big career move.

Duration: 00:30:20

How One Writer Discovered Her Path – The Inside Scoop

Listen in on how a writer and brand strategist figured out her unique intersection of skills, interests, and experiences….and then made a career out of it. In a sane, anti-hustling way- the way we like it.

Duration: 00:34:03

Tired of the Job Applications Black Hole?

What would it be like if you didn’t DREAD finding a new job? What if it was just plain easy? We’re discussing HOW today on the show.

Duration: 00:29:15

Your Questions: Answered On Air (+ How to Submit)

We’re doing our first listener Q&A today- listen in on others’ career questions and learn how to submit your own.

Duration: 00:30:58

Making a Career Out of Resistance

Susannah Baillin joins us on today’s show to talk about how resistance has shown up at every turn in her career- and the specific tools and strategies she uses to get over it and move on, every single time

Duration: 00:44:16

Working Through Your Own Fears and Resistance

Resistance and Fear Expert Patty Chang Anker walks us through her journey with resistance and how she helps people get unstuck so they can accomplish what makes them HAPPY in their careers.

Duration: 00:50:44

Getting Comfortable with Resistance- How's it Showing Up In Your Career?

We're focusing on the topic and idea of resistance this month. And I suspect we’ll return to it again and again over the coming years. Because as far as I can tell, it never goes away completely, and can resurface in sneaky ways- to the point that you might not even realize you’re resisting something!

Duration: 00:24:38

Creating a Career Around a Lifestyle Choice with Creative Edge Travel

This week, we’re wrapping up our August theme around Doing Work Around Something You Love. As with a lot of the stories we tell on the show, she’s in the thick of figuring out how to merge her love of travel and new experiences with a business model that satisfies her – and pays the bills.

Duration: 00:46:03

What’s it REALLY Like in the Early Stages of a New Career?

We rarely talk about the early stages of a new career or side project. How do people get started? What’s it REALLY like as you go through it? It’s sometimes rainbows and unicorns, but not all the time. I’m taking you through MY four stages of a new career right here, right now.

Duration: 00:33:36

How Mari DiChiara's Travel Experiences Led to a new venture

This week on Episode 014: Building Your Side Hustle With Focus and Sanity, we’re talking with Mari DiChiara, Founder of Mari on the Map, a different kind of travel experiences and advice blog. I’ll let her tell you more, but the big thing that makes me go back to the site almost weekly is that she really succeeds in making sure people with limited vacation time and dollars look back on the trip with really great memories and know that all of the travel experiences they had were totally...

Duration: 00:51:18

Building A Biz You Love From Scratch + What it Takes to Be a Graphic Designer

Alex Harper, CEO of Women of Culture, a women’s arts organization in NYC, discusses creating what she’s passionate about + juggling a full-time graphic design job. Our Day In the Life series continues with Alex’s rundown of what it’s like to be a graphic designer, too.

Duration: 00:39:40

Seeking: Sane Financial Advice & Perspective

Want to get your financial house in order so that it can support your career goals? Amanda Holden, Founder of Invested Development and the Dumpster Dog blog gives us her 8 tips to do this, as well as how she saved $30k, took a year off, traveled and started her business.

Duration: 00:45:45

That Digital Nomad Life, Though: How To Make Your Dream a Reality

SO… wanna be a digital nomad, butttttttt: I could keep listing all the things that could possibly come up when you contemplate actually going for something that’s been your dream for awhile now, but I think you’re intimately aware of them all. INSTEAD, let’s do two things: Erin Greenawaldthe Muse, Sike. It didn’t happen like that at all, and Erin is giving us the real skinny on how she realized she wanted to do this, how she pushed through resistance to...

Duration: 00:39:56

Day in the Life of a Learning and Development Professional

There’s something for everyone in this episode, and I’m so excited to be able to share it with you. We have Garvey Chui, Founder of the Verb Group, among many other things that you’ll learn about in this episode, on the show this week to talk about two things: The Career Passport is about NOT having your dream job, and Garvey is an excellent example to underpin how important I think this crucial idea is.

Duration: 00:45:06


Raise your (virtual) hand if any of the following has happened in the last week: And grab a listen to this episode on mindfulness and boundaries for additional resources on this I think most of us, myself included, have our virtual hands in the air right about now. The truth of the matter is that it’s EASY to have any of those scenarios happen, but before you spiral into the depths of despair over that, it’s also way easier than you think to stop that vicious cycle in its...

Duration: 00:37:03

Episode 008: Get the Job, Own the Meeting & Slice Through Office Conflict With One Simple Tool

The day ran me, rather than the other way around. This is how I used to live my life, when I’d tear into work like a bat out of hell and without stopping to take a breath or have a sense of presence, I’d plunge straight into the dozens of emails I’d invariably gotten since 9pm the previous night. Then I’d work (in a super stressed out way, thinking everything was urgent) straight through til the second I had to leave, when I’d race to the next thing. Years later, I’m still dealing with...

Duration: 00:34:48

Your Money Mindset Can Hurt Your Career With Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, Founder of The Fiscal Femme

This week we’re talking to Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, founder of the Fiscal Femme and financial wellness and money coach. I know I say this a lot, but this was such a fun one to record for so many reasons. In addition to her general awesomeness surrounding the work she does with clients, students and corporate wellness programs, she’s on the air today to help any of us in the following situations: If any of the above made you gasp in agreement, tune into episode 007:...

Duration: 00:44:27

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