Happen To Your Career

Happen To Your Career

We want to be enamored with work and life. We think you might want that too! That hope that you can find meaningful and fulfilling work that also pays you well has led you here! Meaningful work not only exists, but there's a better way to get there. In fact, there are many better ways to narrow down what creates fulfilling work for you and then make it happen (which is kind of our gig). It's not easy, but our clients tell us it's worth it! Want in? The Happen To Your Career podcast shows you the path to meaningful and fulfilling work that also pays well. Learn how to find the path to your ideal career and get the tools you need to make it happen.... Show More

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March 4, 2021 7 min

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It’s been over 8 years and FOUR HUNDRED Episodes here at Happen To Your Career! 

We couldn’t have done it without you! So in this special episode of HTYC our team member Kathy Wilkes takes over the podcast and interviews Scott Anthony Barlow. 

 

Here’s what you get to learn:

 

  • What got Scott past the fears to say “I am doing this” when creating HTYC? 
  • How is HTYC different now compared to when episode 1 was released?
  • What is Scott’s ...
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    Laura spent nearly a decade in a career that didn’t fit her.

    She figured being good at math and in a family of engineers meant she’d enjoy the field, too. But as the years went on, the work never felt right.

    “I had to hide the part of myself that wasn’t engaged and super passionate anymore. I would put on this extroverted fake smile at work and come home and be unhappy,” she notes.

    Tune in to today’s episode to learn how Laura rega...

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    Dan Pink — NY Times Bestselling author of books like Drive and When — went from being a speechwriter for Al Gore to one of the world’s leading voices on the science of career happiness. 

     

    I sat down with Dan to figure out how to be okay with un-passion, why WHEN we work matters, and what really leads to career happiness. 

    That’s because he literally wrote the book (Drive) about the science of what motivates us as people. And he fo...

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    February 8, 2021 45 min

    Do you feel like your career doesn’t align with the things that matter to you? Do you want to find work that fits? Sure you do. Well, good news! We’re taking you behind the scenes to share how we help people figure out what they want from their career and turn that into a reality. Eric Murphy defined his values and priorities, then came up with a plan for changing career. Hear how he figured out what he needed from work, and how he...

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    Think quitters never get ahead?

    Think again. Quitting just might be one of the most overlooked and useful tools in the process of discovering the work you were meant to do! Lynn Marie Morski is a “self-described hippie” who gushes about the Burning Man Festival and has quit just about every career she’s started. She’s also a doctor/lawyer powerhouse with a multimedia background who has co-founded a medical tourism startup that is w...

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    Michael had been an executive at Sony entertainment for many years. It was a great career for him.

    Until it wasn’t.

    The absolutely crazy thing is that in all his years working for Sony, even though he enjoyed lots of pieces of it, he’d never realized that work could be something that was fun.

    He was able to get unstuck and find a new career path that did fit him.

    As I talked with Michael, it was evident how much life had changed fo...

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    What’s better? Being a specialist or a generalist? Are you better off having a deep body of knowledge or a wide set of experiences? This comes up in conversations I have all the time. 

    My question is why not both?

    Jeffrey Madoff, author of Creative Careers, shares how he leveraged curiosity in various career changes.

     

    To binge-listen to more career happiness success stories, find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/...

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    Alyson faced a big challenge as she navigated a career change. 

    She did all the work to identify what she really wanted in her life and a career, but as Alyson started to search for open positions, she realized that what she was looking for didn’t always match up with what companies said they were looking for.

    Most people don’t make a career change because they’re worried about what they might lose by making a change. Listen to thi...

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    Doubts are normal when you’re making a big decision - it’s just a matter of how you handle those doubts.

    On January 2nd 2020, Vicky Meng sent an email that changed her life.

    On the podcast today, Vicky does a great job of articulating these high and low points throughout her transition. You’ll understand what it’s really like to make this type of career change. It’s so much harder than everyone thinks it will be, but I’ve yet to me...

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    The biggest stopper of career progression isn’t your circumstances. Nope. it’s getting stuck in the trap of indecision and inaction. Only it doesn’t feel like that. Here’s an audio guide to learn how to move beyond overthinking in your career change. 

     

    To binge-listen to more career happiness success stories, find all the podcasts at https://happentoyourcareer.com/podcast

    Want to know high-performers discover their ideal career an...

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    It’s easy to get overwhelmed or fall into the traditional rut of browsing job boards, applying for everything, and hoping it all works out.

    The top lessons we’ve learned from thousands of career changes have revealed tons of insights and a better way to do things. 

    In this episode, we cover why it pays to take the road less traveled, how to never feel lost or alone during the process, and why you don’t always need to start over to ...

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    How do you get something exceptional.

    Here’s an idea: What if your work not only paid your bills, not only worked for a company that you wanted to, but actually allowed you to make a meaningful impact on the world.

    Can your work change the world?

    Well if you listened to episode 388 you already know the answer is “yes”. But the real question is:

    How the heck do you find that?

     

    To binge-listen to more career happiness success storie...

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    You’ve seen those quotes on instagram, facebook or linkedin about changing the world. They’re cliche. “You can change the world if you care enough.” Or “want to change the world, start by making your bed” or “Be the change you want to see in the world.”

    But how does somebody actually change the world? Do you need to be Harriet Tubman or Mother Teresa?

    I personally don’t think so. I also don’t think Harriet Tubman became the Harriet...

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    Everyone “knows” the importance of communication, but how many of us are actually good at it?

    Having great conversations is both a science and an art. Learning to make conversation in ways that allow you to connect with anyone takes work and practice. But the dividends pay off massively in the relationships you’re able to cultivate and grow.

    Fred Dust, author of “Making Conversation” shares his insights about how to have interestin...

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    Every single year Alyssa and I sit down to set our goals for the year. It’s something that I’ve grown to look forward to every year. It’s the time where we’re being intentional about what our next year is going to look like! 

    Usually we sit down sometime in November to take a first pass at it and decide what we want to do more of and what we want less of in our life! 

    This year we decided we’d do something different, we decided we’...

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    No matter what stage you are in your career, there is always something to learn. You could follow typical methods by taking a course.

    Or you could 4x your results in half the time by using Ultra Learning: the learning habit that would make Hermione jealous (even with her time turner).

    Scott Young shares how he discovered this method to learn the entire 4-year MIT curriculum for computer science...in 1 year...without taking any clas...

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    There is one thing we mention on the show again and again and again,  but we’ve never talked specifically about it or how to use it on the podcast, even though it is one of the most impactful things we work with our clients to create.

    Sharissa Sebastian, one of our coaches, joins us to share a behind-the-scenes look at what an Ideal Career Profile is, how it makes career change that fits possible, and what some of the challenges ar...

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    Nadia was struggling already to find her ideal role.

    Enter COVID.

    Now it felt nearly impossible and she was told by recruiters that there was no way she was going to get hired right now. Especially since she had limited experience in her roles of choice as an expert in SAP Business One.

    Furthermore her resume was mostly from her time as a Teacher. So how could she make a seemingly impossible change when the deck was stacked against...

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    What if there was a simple way to develop the determination that all successful gritty people have? It turns out that there is. Shannon Huffman Polson learned to develop courage, resilience, and leadership in the most male-dominated organization in the world and shares her experiences with you.

    You’ll learn what Shannon did when she was told by her commanding officer that she would never fly an attack plane, and you’ll see how you ...

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