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Dan Cumberland is on a mission to push you into the places where meaning and life intersect. Whether you call it purpose, passion, calling, vocation, dream job, or life's work, The Meaning Movement is here to help you identify and pursue it. Through the stories of experts and people in process, we're taking apart the myths of a single path and overnight success and replacing it with tried and true strategies for the slow and steady pursuit of meaning in your life and work. Whether you're rea ...
 
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Laura Huang is a researcher and professor at Harvard Business School. She researches and teaches on concepts of perception and bias in work and business. Her work has been featured in all kinds of impressive places: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and a whole bunch of others. Through her work Laura helps people come to understand how others see th…
 
[audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/0094FFBRothrocksfinalcommentsAutismMont.mp3"][/audio] The post Rothrock’s final reflections as we celebrate Autism Awareness Month appeared first on VR Workforce Studio.By Vocational Rehabilitation Workforce Studio » Podcast
 
Our guest today has had a fascinating career path. I could say that about all our guest, really. Who hasn't had a fascinating career path? But that's some of what makes these conversations so important! It's rarely linear. It never looks the way you think it will. But I digress. When Ximena Vengoechea realized that the path she was on wasn't going …
 
Over the years of working with people through questions of work, meaning, and what's next, I've worked with a few former dancers. Ballet dancers specifically. If you pursue ballet at a high level — much like professional sports — you know that there's a timeline. Your body can only sustain that level of athletics for so long. This is not to mention…
 
Steven Homestead is an artist, poet, composer, and collaborator. He structures his work around his life and art — often keeping them as separate parallel streams. Steven is also one of my oldest friends, so I've been able to witness his intentional choices over the years in what he pursues and does next. We discuss how he approaches creative projec…
 
VR Workforce Studio Podcast Episode 93 [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/0093FFBMadGamingSkillsandBrainInjuryattheClubhouse-1.mp3"][/audio] The post Mad gaming skills and brain injury at the clubhouse as we honor rehabilitation counselors, social workers and assistive technology appeared first on VR Workforce Stud…
 
Nicole Antoinette is honest — with herself, with the world, and in her work. She’s built a job for herself out of creating and curating real conversations about the real things in life — the kinds of things that a lot of people don’t talk about, things like money, sex, sobriety, therapy, etc. Nicole was really fun to talk to. She’s so comfortable a…
 
The Brandon West story and diversity equity and inclusion in VR along with Alexis Duggan’s new videos. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/0092BrandonWest020121-1.mp3"][/audio] The post Voc Rehab proved I could bust out 100 words per minute with no errors and “Shocker” I’m now employed. appeared first on VR Workforc…
 
Therese Huston is a researcher, writer, cognitive therapist and professor. She's done a lot and had her work featured in all kinds of places. Therese found that the right feedback at the right time made all the difference in her career. In many ways it could make or break things for you. In this conversation we dig into her career journey, some of …
 
[audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/0090FFB2TragicAccidentReshapesRobsServiceFromMilitarytoVR010121-1-3.mp3"][/audio] The post Tragic accident reshapes Rob’s career of service from the military to vocational rehabilitation appeared first on VR Workforce Studio.By Vocational Rehabilitation Workforce Studio » Podcast
 
[audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/0089FFBAvoidingTheBenefitsCliffandABL-1.mp3"][/audio] The post Avoiding the benefits cliff with ABLEnow featuring Maya Simmons and Mary Morris appeared first on VR Workforce Studio.By Vocational Rehabilitation Workforce Studio » Podcast
 
Nick Cox has done some deep work around calling and vocation in his life. I loved this interview because we were able to go places that many guests just aren't ready to go. Which is to say, you can tell Nick has done his work. He's also a good friend and long time listener of the Meaning Movement and member of the Calling Course, so I've had the pr…
 
Listen as we celebrate Veterans Day and National Apprenticeship Week. Also, on today's show, we have two top workforce professionals. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Episode_0088_TheVetTheApprenticeAndT.mp3"][/audio] The post The veteran, the apprentice and that armless guy; plus Kathy West-Evans and Marty Holli…
 
Allen O'Brien helps people with transitions. Faith transitions. Identity transitions. And recovery from religious trauma. He's a minister, a student, a listener, and podcaster. We got to talk about how challenging it can be when parts of your identity change and how to navigate those transitions. We also dig religious trauma and high control religi…
 
Have you ever needed and even wanted to do something, but struggled to get into action to get it done? When I look at the way my energy for activities shifts— it can seem so illogical. There are things that I can't wait to get out of bed to do, and there are other things that I can't get myself out of bed to do. Why is that? Today on the podcast, w…
 
The inspiring story of Ben Payne, his stroke and finding a new career pathway. Also Steve Wooderson on the CSAVR Fall Conference. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Episode87_IveSaidItAMillionTimes.mp3"][/audio] The post The Ben Payne story and Steve Wooderson looks forward to the CSAVR virtual conference. appeared…
 
Time is a strange thing. Though it always continues on, it sometimes feels as though it moves quickly and other times slowly. In work, sometimes it's easy to manage our time and what we can fit into a few hours or a day. Other times it gets away from us — leaving us frustrated and unsatisfied. These are some of the attributes of time that fascinate…
 
Sara Easterly is a writer, but it's taken some time for her to own that as her work identity. As with many of us, there are traces of it all the way back to her younger years. But it took some time for that part of herself to identity to emerge. One of the turning points in her process came when she realized, she was giving so much to everything el…
 
Episode 86 VR Workforce Studio- The elevator speech that landed my dream job, the Christopher Spoden story. Also Dr. Deanna Henderson, President of the National Rehabilitation Association Board. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Episode_86_FinalForBroadcast_TheElevatorSpeechThat-1.mp3"][/audio] The post The elevat…
 
I know work can be a tough part of life for some. I've had it lucky in many ways, in spite of the many struggles I've had over the years. Our guest today had to overcome more than most, and his story is incredible. Diego came to the United States at 9 years old, undocumented. He was a great student — top of his class. And spent his time outside of …
 
Stephen Warley wants you to take control of your work and career and become a free agent. He believes that your best work is done when you're working for yourself, and not for someone else. Stephen runs Life Skills that Matter - a business, blog, and podcast that helps people start businesse that fit who you are. He believes that work is changing f…
 
Barrett Brooks believes that business, when done right, can be one of the most powerful forces for good in the world. His career took a sharp turn when the path he planned ended up feeling empty. This sent him on a journey toward discovering what makes meaningful work. I'll let him tell his story. But needless to say, Barett has thought long and ha…
 
Plus Commissioner Hayfield and Jim Rockrock discuss VR(100), ADA(30) and VDA(35) Anniversaries. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Episode_85_FinalForBroadcast_VRCanChangeALifeandVR100.mp3"][/audio] The post VR can change your life, the Laura Williams story appeared first on VR Workforce Studio.…
 
Wendy Conrad has been where many of our listeners and I have also been at some point: a job that didn't fit, feeling frustrated and needing a change. I'll let her tell her story, and it's a good one. Her negative work experience lead her started asking the question: can work be a happy place? Can it actually be fun? which lead her to what she does …
 
Dr. Benjamin Hardy is challenging head on the notion that personality tests can tell you who you are. In fact, his research shows that they may actually be counter-productive to growing, learning, and becoming who you want to be. He is an organizational psychologist, successful entrepreneur and bestselling author of Willpower Doesn't Work and Perso…
 
Chase Purdy is a journalist who has found himself in a very specific but surprisingly fun and fascinating corner of journalism: cell-cultured meat. Whether or not you even know what that is or have any judgments about it, I invite you to put them aside and come along on a captivating journey with us as we dive deep into food, sustainability, and wh…
 
Mike Michalowicz is an author and entreprenuer. As you'll hear in the show, he's an author first and foremost. He's written six business books and counting. Personally, he's one of my favorite voices in the world of business. His books are practical and incredibly helpful. Whether or not you're an entrepreneur, I think you'll find this interview re…
 
[audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Episode83FFBwAupVRNationalAnthemandJudyHeum.mp3"][/audio] The post Episode 83 VR’s National Anthem and Judy Heumann on Crip Camp as well as Steve Wooderson’s CSAVR Message on 4-20-20 (For Vision 2020) appeared first on VR Workforce Studio.…
 
Welcome to episode 75 and featured guest in our big inspiration showcase Alfred McMillan. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Episode75FFBSailorsjourneythorughVRfollowingmilitaryservice.mp3"][/audio] The post A sailor’s journey through vocational rehabilitation following military service. appeared first on VR Workfo…
 
I've been following Buster Benson for years. His journaling platform, 750words.com, has been a part of my writing process since the inception of the Meaning Movement. Something that's always spoken to me about Buster's work is first, how he works to create tools to help people improve, and second, how he's always working on projects. He's not one t…
 
AY Musik is a musician, sustainability activist, and budding social entrepreneur. He set an audacious the goal of performing live every single day, which created a problem: how can he power amps, mics, and instruments anywhere in the world so he could achieve this goal? That question lead him on a deep dive into electricity, batteries, and ultimate…
 
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with cancer survivor Matt Campbell. ComSonics and the National Employment Team. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Episode74MattCampbellIfyouwanttogofa-1.mp3"][/audio] The post If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together*. appeared first on VR Workforc…
 
Brant Pinvidic pitched ideas for a living. As a highly successful TV and film producer, his projects were born and died via his ability to communicate the concept simply, quickly, and effectively. Over time he discovered a simple format that all strong pitches shared. We got to dig into his 3 Minute Pitch format, his journey into and out of Hollywo…
 
Dara Paoletti noticed a pattern in her life. She would get into a job, lose herself in it for a few years, and then discover that she was significantly burnt out. She felt empty and spent. She uses the phrase, "work zombie" to describe it. After going through this a few time, she knew she needed to find another way. She dug in deep to herself and h…
 
What does intuition have to do with your career success? Quite a bit, it turns out. Rick Snyder is a business coach and author, among other things. He and his team are working on helping individuals and businesses listen to their intuition— and find success. I had the chance to speak with Rick about his work, his new book. We dove deep into the con…
 
Hear Andy Poole's story of becoming an IT Security Officer through VR and learn about the Blue Man Groups autism friendly performances. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Episode73FFBVocationalRehabilitationand.mp3"][/audio] The post Vocational Rehabilitation and the Blue Man Group creating opportunity and accessib…
 
Learn how the Blue Man Group provides autism-friendly performances to enhance accessibility for people with autism and other sensory related issues. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Episode72FFBInternationalPodcastDayBlue-2.mp3"][/audio] The post Autism-Friendly Performances by the Blue Man Group appeared first o…
 
One of the best parts about running a podcast and blog are the connections it helps you make and the people you're able to meet. If you're on my email list, you'll know that I often ask you to hit reply. I read every email that comes in, and some of those emails turn into conversations and friendships. Raj Lulla is one of those friendships. He star…
 
Lisa Russell is a humanitarian filmmaker and UN/NGO Storyteller. In her words, her work "lies at the intersection of arts, social justice and global development." I love that, because I love intersections, particularly the intersections of such important things. I also love it because it's so specific. Lisa isn't making summer blockbuster entertain…
 
Recorded live from the Manufacturing Skills Institute's 8th Annual Workforce Solutions Symposium here at Liberty University in the brand new school of business. [audio mp3="https://vrworkforcestudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Episode70FFBLeavingSSBenefitsforaFortune500job.mp3"][/audio] The post Soft skills needed for success in today’s workplac…
 
What does mindfulness and meditation have to do with hospitality, restaurants, and service? For Stefan Ravalli the answer is everything. After digging deep into the service world through bartending and craft cocktails, Stefan slowly found himself being invited to more— more than just performance, more than just entertainment, more than just making …
 
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