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It is never too late to start over. No matter how much time or money you’ve spent chasing degrees and jobs to get to your current position, if ultimately you’re unhappy, then it is time to quit. Each week, Goli Kalkhoran, a fellow quitter, will interview inspiring guests who have quit lucrative careers to forge their own path and create a life they love. Get insight, inspiration, tools, and resources to help you quit what you hate and figure out what it is that you love.
 
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Topics Covered Ask Us Anything! How to work through hesitation to leave a comfortable job What are you optimizing for in your career? Pain vs gain in your career Advice to those looking for work right out of college Managing expectations Consider growing industries Systematic networking strategies and tools to track activities Who to talk to The fr…
 
In this week's episode, we are tackling people-pleasing. I figured this topic would be perfect for the week of Thanksgiving. As we know, the United States is experiencing a massive surge of COVID cases, and many of us are stuck facing the dilemma of whether or not to see our family. This is a prime example of a moment where we have to choose what i…
 
Topics Covered Tracey Lovejoy - Anthropologist and Catalyst Coach Shannon Lucas - Executive VP and Global Thought Leader Website: CatalystConstellations.com Community: Galaxy.catalystconstellations.com Book: Move Fast, Break Shit, Burn Out - The Catalyst's Guide to Working Well What a Catalyst is Are you a corporate rebel or disruptor? Why a cataly…
 
In this week's episode, we talk about the importance of having a vision for your life. So many of us are walking around aimless, living the same year over and over again. In the words of Robin Sharma: "Don't live the same year 75 times and call it a life." I hope that I can convince you, by the end of this episode, to get going on creating a compel…
 
Topics Covered Michael Michel - Coach, counsellor, writer, actor, and proud father Website: Michaelmichel.coach Instagram: @michael.coach.michel New Program: The Art of Confidence - Mention The Career Builder's Podcast for a special gift From teacher to coach/ passionpreneur The challenges we're facing in the workplace with covid How the 40 hour wo…
 
This week's episode covers the opportunity costs of staying stuck. Opportunity costs are what you give up by foregoing potential alternative routes to choose your given path. I want you to think about the fact that you're are always making a decision. And you're always giving something up for that decision. Oftentimes our brains, like to believe th…
 
Topics Covered What is a generalist? Plus the pros and cons What is a specialist? Plus the pros and cons How your preferences and personality traits lead you to choose one or the other The differences between small and large companies Targeting general or specialized roles in the job search Is a CEO a specialist or a generalist? Recognition in your…
 
We've arrived at Election Day. And since this day is highly emotional for some people, I wanted to talk a little bit about mindset and how to react to the world around you. Pivotal moments like this can make us feel out of control. In this episode, I want to help you see what you control and what you don't. Focusing on your own thoughts, feelings, …
 
Topics Covered Austin Belcak - Founder of CultivatedCulture.com Website: https://cultivatedculture.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abelcak/ How he changed his circumstance after a tough start in university What the hidden job market is How to use the hidden job market to your advantage Playing your odds in job searching Why the hidden jo…
 
This week we talk about the Sunk Cost Fallacy and how it may be holding you back from your goals. The fallacy points out the irrational ways humans tend to stick with a behavior based on the amount of previous investment (time, money, effort, etc.) rather than what actually serves their goals. So the more you invest in something (ie a career, a rel…
 
This week, we have the incredible Sarah Truesdell on the show. Sarah went to law school with the dream of becoming a public interest attorney and that's exactly what she did. She spent 8 years doing eviction defense and housing rights litigation and, unlike many of my previous lawyer guests, she actually loved practicing law. However, as many women…
 
Topics Covered Shauna Cole - Chartered Professional in Human Resources & Career Strategist and Consultant YouTube: Career Interrupted LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunacole/ www.shaunacole.com What hiring bias is The difference between implicit and explicit bias The types of biases that show up in recruitment Humans are biased by nature, …
 
Topics Covered What is a toxic work environment Why and how do toxic work environments develop How to identify when you're experiencing a toxic environment How the honeymoon phase of a job can impact your perceptions How to deal with it once you realized you're in a toxic environment Seeking support How to get out strategically How to build your co…
 
Topics Covered Anastasia Puchkova - Content Creator and Accountant LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/puchkovaanastasia/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjdP8Hlyy4ESaXCO4eJCQQw Instagram & TikTok: @puchaa From university graduate to content creator The types of content creation out there The benefits of creating content How content cre…
 
Topics Covered Renee Michaud - "DJ Uneety" - coach, facilitator, and multi-disciplinary artist Website: https://www.Uneety.ca Instagram: @UneetyCoachingCreative Productivity and email management Leaving a job to undertake a spirituality journey Having a passion for efficiency The hidden benefits of efficiency and email management How email is used …
 
Topics Covered: Betty Kempa - Career Change Strategist Website: https://bettykempa.com/ http://sixfigurecoachingbusiness.group A case of the "shoulds" You're likely already wearing the ruby red slippers What it means to face fear With action comes confidence What is your relationship to failure? What fear looks like and how to recognize when fear i…
 
Topics Covered If you're just starting out in your career or changing career paths, this episode is for you "The Pursuit of Happiness" movie to prep for your job search Relationships, Creativity, and Effort Utilizing your network to have the first conversation How having heart can differentiate you A job description is a "wish list" Set yourself ap…
 
On this week's episode, we talk about the duality of life, the good and the bad. Life is always going to throw curveballs at us and we need to deconstruct the idea that we need to be happy all the time. Owning our dissatisfaction and working toward goals that allow for small wins will help us be more fulfilled. We also have a Find Your Path challen…
 
Topics Covered Faris Khalifeh - Coach of Introverts Website - www.fariskhalifeh.com Instagram Twitter LinkedIn From communications to coaching What introversion and extroversion actually is The biological differences How to know if you're introverted or extroverted Assessment - Myers Briggs - https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test Ho…
 
This is the last episode in our 3-part series that will help you start managing your mind. This week is all about emotions. While we all realize that we feel emotions every day, we're never taught how to process them. We end up staying stuck because we're so afraid to feel our negative emotions like shame, embarrassment, regret, or discomfort. In t…
 
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