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You’re not totally happy with your career (obviously!) You also know that there “has to be something out there that’s better.” That hope that you can find meaningful and fulfilling work, that also pays you well, has led you here! This is the show that provides the inspiration, tools, and roadmaps t…

Scott Anthony Barlow


    • Jan 31, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
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    BONUS: How We Work Differently (Behind The Scenes!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 24:36


    How can you create more fulfilling work in your role and for your team? Two HTYC leaders, Scott & Cindy, take you behind the scenes to explain how the HTYC team creates fulfilling work by doing things a lot differently than the rest of the world. They share the specific processes that work for HTYC, and provide practices you can implement in your role today to begin the journey to more fulfilling work!

    Episode 500! How The Way The World Works Is Changing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 28:39


    HTYC has evolved from a blog project that helped people get raises and promotions to a company with an entire team dedicated to changing how work is done worldwide. Today's episode discusses how the future of work is changing and how taking control of your career can help change the way the world does and thinks about work. What you'll learn  What it means to change the way the world does and thinks about work How to take control of your career What you can do to help change the way the world works   Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    Finding A Fulfilling Career That Fits You With Megan Crawford

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 27:33


    What do you do when you decide your current job no longer fits you? Whether it's an external shift, like your priorities change, or an internal shift, like a misalignment of values, you know something is off. HTYC career coach, Megan Crawford worked in recruiting for over 12 years until she realized her role no longer aligned with her values or what she wanted out of her life. On today's episode, she discusses her career change journey from recruiting to coaching, including tactical steps you can take if you're in a similar position! What you'll learn How to use fear of the unknown and uncertainty to fuel your career change What to do when your new career isn't what you thought it would be The importance of acknowledging that you're no longer in a career that fits you   Have career change questions? Email "conversation" to scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now!   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) How to Figure Out What You Really Want (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS: I Love My Career But My Spouse Hates Theirs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 10:26


    In this bonus episode, Scott answers the following question we received from a listener: "I love my career but my spouse hates theirs. How do I support my spouse?"  Have a question you would like to hear answered on the podcast? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com   

    How To Drive Your Own Career Growth And Thrive At Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 27:17


    Do you feel connected to your role currently? Do you feel important? Do you feel like you're close to burning out? Many companies focus on employee engagement, but their idea of growth and engagement isn't guaranteed to be exactly what you want or need. In today's episode, Rachel Cooke of Lead Above Noise talks about the four different types of growth and how you can drive your own career growth. What you'll learn  How to know what's holding you back from doing your best work How to figure out your definition of career growth The four components that create a really powerful employee experience Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes How to Figure Out What You Really Want (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Executive Burnout: Making A Midlife Career Change (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS: Finding Balance As A Working Mom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 18:08


    Working mothers make up a significant part of the U.S. labor force, accounting for nearly one-third of all employed women, according to the latest census. So how do you find the time to prioritize your family and do your job well? Samantha and Kate hop on the podcast to talk about their experiences as working moms, the importance of filling your own cup, and methods they've found to make their lives run (somewhat) smoothly as working moms.   Email Kate: kate@happentoyourcareer.com Email Samantha: samantha@happentoyourcareer.com

    When Switching Industries Is The Solution To Enjoying Your Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 38:23


    I cannot tell you the number of times I have heard someone say “work is supposed to be hard that's why it's called work” or even “work is supposed to suck.” It's the mindset that we have been engrained to have as a society. Luckily this narrative is very misguided, and people are starting to realize that work doesn't actually have to suck. Natalie had, what many people would call, a “great job.” She was learning and growing, had great coworkers and mentors, and was making great money, but ultimately she wasn't happy. In this episode, Natalie discusses how she figured out the solution to her career unhappiness was switching industries, and how she made it happen. What you'll learn  Why switching industries may not be as drastic of a career change as you may think How to conduct career experiments through reachouts  How to negotiate in a way that feels true to yourself  How to use your current network to find your ideal role  Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS: Navigating Adult ADHD At Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 12:37


    ADHD impairs your executive functions, which enable you to plan, focus and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. This diagnosis can cause work, specifically, to be extremely challenging, yet many adults with ADHD have extremely successful careers. In this special bonus episode, Cindy talks about managing her workload as an adult with ADHD. She discusses how she sets herself up for success in her role and gives tactical advice on how you can do the same!   Email Cindy: cindy@happentoyourcareer.com Check out Scott's new book that Cindy mentions in the ep!

    Using Curiosity & Experiments to Guide Your Career with Ben Fox

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 38:36


    If you've been feeling like you need a change, your gut may be trying to tell you something.  Ben Fox, one of HTYC's career coaches, has learned to lead with curiosity and listen to his gut intuition in order to live life without regrets. This combination has led him to experiment with many jobs throughout his life.  He also knows what it's like to feel lost when it comes to your career. He spent many years after college hopping from job to job, not knowing what he wanted. What he didn't realize at the time was that all of those seemingly random jobs were actually allowing him to experiment with his career, and eventually he was able to take his learnings and pinpoint his ideal career.  Listen to hear Ben and Scott talk about learning to listen to your gut intuition, career experiments, and what to do right now if you're considering making a career change.   What you'll learn  How to use career experiments to assemble your ideal role  What to do when you're questioning whether or not you should make a change  How to leverage your gut intuition to guide your career    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Figuring Out Your Perfect Career Match (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    Unlocking Career Fulfillment By Shifting Your Mindset

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 33:12


    Kat felt lost. She had been out of college for almost a decade and still hadn't found her place in the corporate world. She had no idea where to turn and felt like she was constantly making the wrong decisions and letting herself down. What she didn't realize was that the job she had been working for over a decade, just to get by, was actually checking every single box for what she wanted out of her career and life. She just hadn't allowed herself to pay close enough attention. Listen to how Kat changed her life by uncovering what she truly needed to feel fulfilled. What you'll learn Why it's difficult for you to get out of your own way and think differently about your career Career fulfillment means something different for everyone How to overcome limiting beliefs during a career change How coaching can help you find passion in the most surprising place   Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Figuring Out Your Perfect Career Match (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) An Overthinker's Guide To Making Better Career Decisions (Spotify /Apple Podcasts)

    How Scott & Alyssa Leveled Up Their Goal Setting With A New Strategy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 27:07


    Last year Scott & Alyssa were on a roll. They had been hitting all of their goals for many, many years. They felt great! Until they realized they were likely hitting all their goals because they were thinking too small.  So in 2022 Scott & Alyssa dreamt really big. And guess what? They still crushed their goals! They did so by coming up with a new strategy that allowed them to closely monitor their goals all year long. Today on the podcast they're sharing that exact strategy and other takeaways from setting goals as a couple for 14(!) years. What you'll learn  How to think bigger when setting goals How the Barlows accomplished goal setting as a family  Goal categories you can use if you're new to goal setting    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes 439 - Goal Setting: How Scott & Alyssa Have Learned To Set Impactful Goals (Spotify /Apple Podcasts) 386 - Top Lessons I've Learned From Screwing Up Goal Setting For A Decade (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) 316 - Overcoming Failure Through Joint Goal Setting (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    When Quitting Your Job Is The Best Move For Your Career Trajectory

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 39:19


    Have you thought about quitting your job? If you're feeling bored, burnt out, or stuck, the answer is most likely "yes!" Sometimes we stay at a job for way too long because we don't want to hurt our resume or leave a company in a lurch; however, we often end up hurting ourselves. Travis had been all over the map with healthcare, but he felt like something was missing from each role and got bored very quickly. When he thought he had found his ideal role, he ended up miserable, so he quit. Learn how Travis got to the core of what he truly wanted out of life, overcame his limiting beliefs, and found a role that was practically made for him. What you'll learn  How to overcome career boredom by taking risks  The importance of taking the next step during your career change even if you don't know your destination  How to show up for yourself even when you can't figure out what you want    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    Disappearing Episode: Setting Yourself Up for Success in the New Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 9:36


    There are 2 types of people at the end of every year, and the group you fall into actually affects your goals for the next year. Scott breaks each of these groups down and discusses taking time for yourself and your career during this busy time of year. He also shares the list of questions he uses to review his past year when setting his new goals.

    How To Approach Your Support System About Making A Career Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 36:37


    What do you do when the people who should be your support network are trying to help you by telling you not to change careers? What if the people you depend on are holding you back? In this episode, Rebecca talks about her experience facing this unexpected career change obstacle, and how honest and open conversations led to a fervently supportive network she relied on to make her career change! What you'll learn The script Rebecca used to speak with her support system about making a career change How to utilize your network's support and the best ways to check in with them through the process How to overcome others' limiting beliefs and keep going    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes An Overthinker's Guide To Making Better Career Decisions (Spotify /Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS: High Performing Misfits

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 14:30


    Feeling misaligned with your career? The thing is, you're probably great at it! So what's up? Why do you feel like a square peg in a round hole? Today, Scott and Cindy hop on the podcast for a short bonus episode to explain what we at HTYC like to call “High-Performing Misfits”.   What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Want to take action on your career misalignment? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com   

    How To Find The Right People To Network With When Changing Careers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 34:46


    Landing your ideal career in today's world often hinges on building, maintaining, and utilizing your professional network. We've talked a lot on the podcast about the importance of "reach-outs" and building relationships, but the part we haven't discussed is how to actually find those people to reach out to and build relationships with. Specifically, how do you figure out who the right people are for your situation? What you'll learn How to narrow down your pool of prospects when networking for a career change The importance of being authentic when building professional relationships How to figure out where your people are spending their time    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Six Career Experiments To Help You Discover Your Ideal New Role (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    Breaking The Burnout Cycle By Upgrading Your Mindset

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2022 32:04


    Have you ever been rejected by a job opportunity and felt relief? That's what happened to Charity. Her entire career had been a cycle of unconsciously falling into role after role, never really taking time to ask herself what she wanted. She had begun to experience burnout, which led to her robotically applying for jobs she didn't really want. But when she was rejected by a few jobs she thought she had in the bag, she realized she needed a much more encompassing change than she had originally thought. Learn how Charity figured out what she really wanted, took the reins, and started intentionally designing her life to be everything that she knew it could be. What you'll learn  Why staying in your current role may be the biggest risk  The importance of giving yourself a deadline and taking action (even if you're not ready!) How to use your differences and uniqueness as strengths    Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes How to Figure Out What You Really Want (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Stuck in a Career You're Unhappy With? Fear Of Taking Risks Could Be Keeping You There (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)    

    Is Career Coaching Right For You?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 39:44


    Working with a career coach can be revolutionary for many aspiring career changers, but career coaching is not for everyone. Will a career coach amplify your career search? Are there any obvious signs that career coaching is not right for your situation? HTYC's own Cindy and Kate are taking over the podcast this week to help you figure out if career coaching is the right next step for your career change journey. What you'll learn  Questions to ask yourself to evaluate if career coaching is right for you Reasons career coaching may not fit your current situation What to expect when working with HTYC  How to know when it's time to take action toward a career change   Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Discover Your Strengths to Find Your Ideal Career (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) How Do I Leverage My Signature Strengths? (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS - How To Stop Caring What Other People Think

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 9:19


    What other people think can influence even the biggest decisions of your life, whether you like it or not. This influence affects your marital, parenting, health, and specifically your career decisions. To do work you truly love, you must stop caring what people think. This is much easier said than done! Scott walks through 3 practices he has identified that can help you (actually!) stop caring what other people think, so you're free to go after what YOU truly want! 

    Quitting A Great Job To Pursue Career Happiness

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 31:10


    Have you thought about changing careers even though you enjoy your job? It can be difficult to justify leaving what many would consider a great career. Bobby was enjoying his job, but he had been at the organization for 8 years and couldn't stop thinking “what else is out there?” Listen to how he knew when it was time to put a stake in the ground and go after true career happiness in a new, exciting role. What you'll learn  How setting boundaries can keep your career change momentum going The importance of following your gut feeling and how it relates to career happiness How to know when it's time to leave a “great job”   Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation   Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.   Related Episodes Should I Quit My Job? How to Know It's Time (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Executive Burnout: Making A Midlife Career Change (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    BONUS: I Want Less Responsibility

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 9:06


    Most people think that they want less responsibility. But here's what you really want instead...  

    How To Turn Job Loss Into A Career Growth Opportunity

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 36:49


    Being laid off is never a pleasant experience; however, similar to all of life's biggest challenges, it can be a huge opportunity for growth. Victoria was loving her career and things were great! Until they weren't. She was laid off only 5 months into her ideal role and had to unexpectedly navigate another career change. Learn how she expertly tapped into her strengths and network, landed a role in a completely different industry, and made the most of her career change opportunity by negotiating to meet her goals! What you'll learn  How to stay positive and motivated to make a career change after job loss Why a layoff can be the best thing that can happen for your career growth How to use your strengths to search for new roles  Why a career change is the best time to negotiate your salary and benefits   Our new book, Happen To Your Career: An Unconventional Approach To Career Change and Meaningful Work, is out now! Visit happentoyourcareer.com/book for more information or buy the book now! Have career change questions or want to make an introduction? Email scott@happentoyourcareer.com  Want to chat with someone on the team about your situation? Schedule a conversation Free Resources What career fits you? Join our free 8 Day Mini Course to figure it out!  Career Change Guide - Learn how high-performers discover their ideal career and find meaningful, well-paid work without starting over.  Related Episodes Discover Your Strengths to Find Your Ideal Career (Spotify / Apple Podcasts) Changing Careers (When You Don't Know Your Next Job Title) (Spotify / Apple Podcasts)

    John Lee Dumas : Transform your career in 1 year by taking action

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 65:43


    John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the Entrepreneur On Fire Podcast, a top-ranked business podcast with over 500,000 unique downloads each and every month.  John is a U.S. Army Veteran, has worked in corporate finance, tech startups, commercial and residential real estate, and a semester of law school before having his "Aha" moment and starting what was the first 7-day a week podcast. In this interview, Scott and John talk about embracing fear, taking action, and finding what you are passionate about.  This episode will definitely light a fire under your career journey!

    Becoming an Entrepreneur with Matt Shoup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 40:20


    Matt Shoup was born an entrepreneur. At the energetic and determined age of 9, Matt started his own neighborhood lawn mowing and snow shoveling business. From there he peddled candy out of his middle school locker, only to have that business shut down by the school.  Matt founded M & E Painting with the last $100 he had to spare. In a few short years, Matt grew M & E Painting to a multi-million dollar company. Matt is a keynote speaker and coach and has spoken to thousands of international youth and entrepreneurial groups in English and Spanish. “Become An Award Winning Company”, Matt's first book, was published in 2011 and Matt has plans to release a second book in 2014. Matt finds great joy in spending time with his wife and two children.

    Employee Engagement and Enjoying Your work with Bert Purdy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 33:26


    Bert Purdy talks to us about why he loves his work and how you can too.    Bert works in the financial sector as a CPA and also runs a blog called the intentionalemployee.com

    What are Your Signature Strengths? How to Find Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 39:14


    How do you Figure out what you should do. Mark and Scott tackle this question one step at a time with an episode on Strengths.    What are true strengths and signature strengths and how do you figure them out for yourself.    Find out here in this episode of Happen to Your Career

    Exercises and Resources to Help You Understand What Your Strengths Are

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 38:06


    How do you figure out what you want to do? This question gets asked all time. In this episode, Mark and Scott talk about the first step of how to answer that question for yourself, which is: Understanding what your strengths are.    Some exercises and resources are covered in this episode.    If you haven't already go back and listen to part 1 in episode 26

    How To Quit Working with Jeff Steinmann

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 48:48


    Jeff Steinmann discusses how to quit working!

    Focus on Relationships to Improve Your Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 39:43


    Our entire lives are defined by our relationships - father/mother, husband/wife, brother/sister, friend, employer/employee, author, speaker, etc. You have things you want to accomplish and achieve. If you don't have everything you want in your life...it's because you have not yet found and developed the relationships that will allow you to accomplish those things. In this episode learn why focus on relationships is not just important but EVERYTHING for your career!  

    Don't Stay Isolated: How to Ask for Help in Your Career Search

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 34:20


    Joel Fortner's mission is advancing people through personal-growth education. That's why he joined Business and Leadership expert Chris LoCurto's team and why he is a Small Business Marketing Coach. Joel coaches entrepreneurs and business leaders on marketing and sales to help them grow their businesses, gain confidence and serve more people. Joel says,  "I don't implement marketing strategies, I teach you how to be a better marketer because teaching is my strength."  In this interview, Scott and Joel talk about defining your mission, reflecting on your strengths and passion, and not isolating yourself.  

    Acquiring New Skills and Building Your Network with Greg Rollett

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 50:14


    Thinking about a career transition? A former touring musician, Greg Rollett has seemingly reinvented himself a few times. He's a best-selling author and marketing expert who has worked with the likes of Brian Tracy, Coca-cola, Miller Lite, Warner Brothers, and countless entrepreneurs worldwide. He's written for the Huffington Post, Fast Company, and Mashable. Now he's started Ambitious.com, a platform to share and celebrate the stories of those who are making a difference in the world. Greg shows us how acquiring new skills and building a strong network, (all the ingredients needed for a successful career change) are within reach now, right in our current job situations. It's all about seeking out and creating the right opportunities! Enroll in our free 8-day ‘Figure it Out' course for tools and exercises to lead you to the work that fits YOU!

    Book Publishing and Working Outside of Your Comfort Zone with Tom Morkes from Insurgent Publishing

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 56:48


    Growth happens outside of our comfort zone. No one knows that better than Tom Morkes, who at one time felt that hitting the “publish” button on a blog post he'd just written was a scarier prospect than heading out on night duty while he was stationed in Iraq with the U.S. Army! The CEO of Insurgent Publishing, a book publishing and marketing company known for bringing “unconventional nonfiction to the creative outliers of the world”, he's helped launch 4 (and counting!) books to bestseller, working with folks like Jeff Goins, Jonathan Mead, and David Nihill. He's authored numerous books himself, including Notes from Seth Godin's Revolution Conference and The Art of Instigating and is the host of the In the Trenches podcast. Get outside your comfort zone and watch what happens! To find the work that fits you, enroll in our free 8-day course!

    Embracing Failure as part of Growth with Travis Steffen

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 59:31


    Travis Steffen is a growth hacker, an entrepreneur, and an investor. He's built and sold 6 tech companies in the last 5 years in several different industries including clothing, apps, fitness, and social media for private medical practices. He talks to us about his entrepreneurial journey, reconciling his inner “meathead” and “tech nerd” along the way, and emphasizes embracing failure as a necessary part of the process! For help finding the work that fits you, enroll in our FREE 8-day course at http://happentoyourcareer.com/figureitout!

    Using the Power of Visualization in Your Career with JV Crum III

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 52:09


    This man's done it all. He's a lawyer, a best-selling author, a keynote speaker, business coach, and serial entrepreneur! He's the Founder and CEO of Conscious Millionaire Institute, “a global entrepreneur business coaching, training, and wealth-product business.” JV Crum III talks to us about what it takes to achieve the highest levels of success we can imagine. Hint: You first have to imagine it! You'll learn where to begin in defining your own “True North” and learn about using the power of visualization to take you where your True North leads you! For help finding the work that fits you, visit http://happentoyourcareer.com/figureitout to enroll in our FREE 8-day course!

    How to Achieve Stability in Your Career with Tom Schwab

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 60:08


    Whenever we talk about careers and jobs, the subject of stability always comes up. No one wants to get into a job that they could be let go from a year down the line. The thing is, true stability comes from you – it is directly related to your ability to adapt, learn, and ultimately to serve the market. Tom Schwab spent the first part of his career in the military. He then moved into sales and marketing for Fortune 500 companies. Now he's working in the digital marketing space, helping entrepreneurs to get their messages out and grow their businesses! He shares how he built his company and gives some great pointers on how and where to look for your own business ideas! For help finding the work that fits you, visit figureitout.co!

    Career Q&A: Multiple Interviews, Jumping Into a Dream Job, Technical Skills

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 42:33


    If you don't know Lisa Cummings, you need to! She is the multi-talented canned vegetable eating, question answering host of the Career Q&A Podcast.  Her background ranges from HR, to talent Management to Training, and much more so that when you ask her a question like... What should I do when I am in waiting mode after interviewing for an internal position... and their not getting back to me?  She delivers that answer and more in this episode/Mashup of the HTYC Meets Career Q&A Podcast!  Learn more about Lisa at PinchYourselfCareers.com or the Career Q&A Podcast on iTunes Also learn on this episode:  When you have to have 5 or 10 (or even 15) interviews for a particular company, is this good or bad...should you be concerned about the company OR Thrilled that they are taking their time? If you already have an idea of what your dream job may be should you jump in and go for it (even if you don't have experience) OR Should you get more clarity on it before moving forward?  Why is there so many people out there that believe that technical skills are the key to getting where you want to go?  Are you looking for clarity on your career and what you want? Take our FREE 8 Day course that helps you do exactly that AND come out of it with a decision on what your next career step should be! Enroll at http://happentoyourcareer.com/onestop

    How to Approach a Company through LInkedIn with Scott McDonald

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 79:21


    Scott McDonald was in a job where he worked too many hours and he just didn't enjoy after a corporate restructure. Listen to how he quit his job, went on to find a hidden job that he really wanted! Do you want to figure out what you really should be doing for your career?  visit http:happentoyourcareer.com/onestop for our FREE 8 day course that helps you figure it out step by step! Go Happen to Your Career!

    3 Reasons Why People Can't Figure Out What they Want to Do

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 42:41


    Most people won't ever figure out what makes them happy and what they want in their career.  I don't want you to be most people.  Here are three all-to-common reasons why people don't figure out what they want... and some things you can do right now to make a change.  In this episode you will learn:  Why you should commit to something even if it's not perfect (... and why it's still committing even if it's temporary) Specific questions to ask yourself to understand what can make you happy in your career Ways to determine something you are truly excited about Links and Resources in this episode Episode 26 What are your strengths- Part 1 Episode 27 What are your strengths- Part 2 Episode 28 What You Want... It's NOT what you think! Episode 29 Do you know what YOU want in life?  Episode 31 Matching Opportunities with Wants Episode 32  Make a Decision Already! Also our FREE 8 day course that helps you figure out what you want and sets you up to make a decision! CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE

    How to Choose the Right Niche Business For You with Stephanie O'Brien

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 42:48


    She kicked off her career as a Social Worker in Detroit.  After a few years, burned out, and with over $50,000 in student loan debt, she switched gears, turning inward to discover her strengths, talents, and passions through some serious self-reflection.  She made a commitment to herself, developed a plan of action, and created the career of her dreams, coaching others to achieve lives of abundance and fulfillment.  She's been mentored by Dan Miller and is a certified coach in the Coaching Mastery Program with 48 days.  As a career and life coach and host of the Moved By Purpose Podcast she's all about helping others find their purpose in life and applying that purpose daily in meaningful life work!  Also…crunchy cookie butter! Want to Figure out your own business Click here for our free 8 day course

    Using Fear to Live a Life of Purpose with Greg Faxon

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 80:18


    Before becoming a personal coach, Greg Faxon worked with Fortune 500 companies on refining their market research and strategy.  Now he helps “high-performing” and “high-potential” entrepreneurs to live deliberately and grow their businesses to make an impact. Greg gives us some powerful insights about fear, specifically how it can be an indication that you are on the right path.  He believes that we can use our fear to push ourselves past where we currently are and toward living a life “on purpose.”  For help uncovering your purpose and making the move to work you'll love, visit figureitout.co!

    Finding the Time: Solutions to Help you Reclaim Your Hours When Feeling Overwhelmed

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 50:15


    Feeling overwhelmed? Do you always feel like there's just never enough time to get to everything you want or need to do? Is a lack of time holding you back? Well, we're breaking down some of the most common myths around lack of time! We've also got some practical solutions that will help you reclaim some of your precious hours! The only question now is, what are YOU going to do with all of this newly found time? Want clarity on identifying what's important to you? Visit figureitout.co for instant access to our FREE 8-day course!

    Becoming Debt-Free and the Freedom It Gives You in Your Career

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 48:56


    Think your finances don't have much of an impact on your career?  Well, we challenge you to rethink that.  When you're in debt your decisions often come down to what you NEED to do, rather than what you'd like to do.  Becoming debt-free gives you back your freedom in ways that you may not even fully be able to anticipate.  To help get you inspired to take action today, we've got Scott and Alyssa's Dave Ramsey Show official "debt-free scream" right here!  For tools and guidance on finding YOUR "why's", enroll in our FREE 8-day course at figureitout.co!

    Understanding Your Worth, Stop Sabotaging Yourself with Crystal Batya Marsh

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 54:28


    Are you being paid what you're worth? Raise your hand if you're not. Join the club, right? Wrong. Chances are you don't realize how you've been sabotaging yourself. Crystal Marsh says it's all about mindset. She unofficially played the part of “life coach” to friends and family for most of her life. As a lawyer she once talked a divorce client out of getting a divorce! She says she may have “talked her way out of a client, but into [her] purpose” in that moment. Clearly, the coach in her was as strong as the logic-minded, rational attorney! Crystal talks to us about the power of understanding your worth and then making that visible. She walks us through her super-charged interviewing process and impressive salary negotiation techniques! For help finding the work that fits YOU, sign up for our FREE 8-day course at figureitout.co!

    Deciding What's Important to You In Life & Career with Cachet Prescott

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 54:57


    Starting with your “why” is a game changer. It keeps you aligned with your values, what's important in your life, and where you want to go. Cachet Prescott is a career strategist, workplace trainer, and resume writer (aka “career storyteller”). With her business, Career Cachet she empowers women to “listen to their lives” and to become intentional about the next stages in their careers, whether in the workforce or as entrepreneurs. She reminds us that having a career that fits around our life IS possible and shows us how to get it! For helping finding the career that fits you, enroll in our free 8-day course at figureitout.co!

    How to Keep a Hunger for Learning New Things with Steve Kurti

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 58:34


    “We are born with the desire to learn more and somehow if it disappears, it's because something in our life has beat it down.” Steve Kurti is a physicist, inventor (or “tinkerer” as he refers to himself), and educator who believes that we need to instill a hunger for learning in our kids and find ways to reconnect with it as adults. Learning to learn is one of the most rewarding and valuable gifts we can have and it might just be the key to finding fulfillment. For help finding the work that fulfills YOU, sign up for our FREE 8-day course at http://happentoyourcareer.com/figureitout

    Incremental Bravery: Taking Small Calculated Risks to Move Towards Your Goals with Grant Baldwin

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 52:41


    Grant Baldwin is the host of the How Did You Get into That? Podcast, featuring interviews with people from all walks of life doing the work they love! Getting to work you love doesn't usually come without some measure of bravery. Grant shares a concept called “incremental bravery” with us. Incremental bravery essentially boils down to taking small, calculated risks moving toward a much bigger goal or vision. Grant quit a stable job while his wife was 5 months pregnant with their first child - with no plan! After months of self discovery he decided to pursue a career as a speaker and step-by-step built his business. Wherever you want to go, you CAN get there from here! For help finding the work that YOU love, enroll in our free 8-day course at http://happentoyourcareer.com/figureitout!

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