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  • Have you ever wondered how following your curiosity can shape an extraordinary career? In this episode, Jill Lyons, the SVP of Creative Operations at Maximum Effort, opens up about her transition from traditional TV production to directing creative operations in an innovative media firm.

    Jill talks candidly about the factors that influenced her career, including her history in journalism and the variety of positions she has played. We talk about her career as a pyramid, accumulating a wide range of experiences to build the base and then narrowing in on what you love the most. Jill also discusses her difficulties in letting go of predictability and perfectionism at work and surrendering to possibility. Join us for an inspiring conversation full of practical advice to help you explore and embrace your own creative career path.

    Resources:

    Learn more about Jill at jilllyons.comConnect with Jill on LinkedInRead Find Your Zone of Genius by Laura GarnettRead Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett & Dave EvansReflected Best Self Exercise™Listen to 24. How do I define my personal brand? | Career Questions

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  • Taking charge of your career path can often feel overwhelming, especially when you're unsure of the direction you want to head in or feel stuck in your current role. In this episode, we explore how to intentionally design a career that aligns with your passions and strengths, offering practical advice on navigating internal career moves and leveraging your current position for growth and fulfillment.

    My guest today is Mollie Amkraut Mueller, the founder and CEO of Crew, a company dedicated to helping individuals craft more fulfilling careers. Her innovative approach combines coaching, design thinking, and peer groups to provide a structured process that empowers individuals to take control of their career trajectories.

    In our conversation, we dive into the importance of self-reflection, the concept of prototyping career changes, and the power of storytelling in career development. Whether you're looking to make a significant change or simply want to enhance your current role, this episode is packed with actionable advice to help you design a career that truly resonates with who you are.

    In this episode, we talk about:

    [02:38] Mollie’s career journey and how she founded Crew[14:11] Doing “me-search” to find your interests and uncover potential career paths[22:26] What design thinking is and how it can help with career development[29:34] How experimenting in your current role actually benefits your company[35:37] Common pitfalls of self-exploration and how to avoid them[40:48] Small ways to get started with career development[51:55] Tips to empower yourself in your career

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    Learn more about Crew at joinacrew.comConnect with Mollie on LinkedInBook: Working Identity by Hermania IbarraCrew Blog/Resources: joinacrew.com/blogCrew Career Design Model

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  • Doing something new can be as daunting as it is exciting. Angela Damiani, CEO and co-founder of NEWaukee, reveals her journey over the past 15 years, growing and evolving a client services company while staying true to the core value of constant innovation. We delve into NEWaukee’s motto, “change always in all ways,” and how it shapes their approach to projects and client relationships.

    In this episode, Angela shares her growth as a leader, her unique leadership style, and the challenges of managing a small, dynamic team. Join us as we explore Angela’s love for entrepreneurship, her innovative business strategies, and her commitment to leading authentically and intentionally. This episode is filled with insights and inspiration for anyone looking to navigate change, lead with empathy, and create a balanced, fulfilling career.

    Resources:

    Angela’s personal website: angeladamiani.comLearn more about NEWaukee at newaukee.comLearn more about Newance at newance.coConnect with Angela on LinkedInRead Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change by William BridgesThe Nap Ministry's Rest Deck: 50 Practices to Resist Grind Culture by Tricia Hersey

    Previous episodes mentioned:

    Setting intentions for the year: 07. Using Your Values to Guide Your Career with Antonio GarciaBuilding a different kind of business model: 12. Using Your Voice and Challenging the Norms with Tiffany Welton

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  • It’s undeniable that music plays a critical role in our emotional lives. Today’s guest is Sam Parvin, who went from managing music for Coca-Cola's global marketing team to creating her own successful music strategy agency, Parvin Music. In this episode, she reveals the secrets behind her career journey and how she aligns her work with her values and passions. We dive into how Sam's career journey is deeply intertwined with her love for music and her commitment to authenticity.

    We'll explore the pivotal moments that shaped her career, the challenges she faced in the corporate world, and how she found her true calling as an entrepreneur. Sam shares insightful strategies on managing energy and productivity, the importance of feeling a sense of belonging at work, and how she leverages music to create powerful brand identities. You’ll leave this episode with practical tips on aligning your work to when and how you can add the most value, and learn how to set yourself up for success in your work by knowing your non-negotiables.

    Resources:

    Learn more about Parvin MusicFollow Sam on Instagram: @samparvinConnect with Sam Parvin on LinkedInWorking with your female cycle: Article: Why Syncing Your Business To Your Menstrual Cycle Is Key In 2021 from ForbesPodcast: Hormone Expert, Alisa Vitti, Shares How to Biohack Your Hormones and Cycle Sync Your Life For Optimal WellnessBook: The Optimized Woman: Using Your Menstrual Cycle to Achieve Success and Fulfillment by Miranda Gray Scheduling your day using Ayurveda: Podcast: 051: Why Changing Your Schedule Will Change Your Life with Ayurveda Dr Suhas KshirsagarBook: Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life by Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar

    Previous Episodes Mentioned:

    Crafting your job to fit you better: 14. Moving Towards Your Soul’s Purpose with Priya Shah18. Finding a Way to Do The Work You Love with Michael UlloaUnderstanding yourself using Enneagram: 20. How do I find my Enneagram type? | Career Questions 21. How can I develop my emotional intelligence with the Enneagram? | Career Questions

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  • Where has your journey toward authenticity in your career taken you? Justin Grant’s career path has taken him from corporate leadership in retail and merchandising to entrepreneurial success and back again. In this episode, he shares how he balances creativity and data while staying true to himself in the fast-paced fashion merchandising industry.

    Our conversation explores how Justin navigated transitions between companies and going back into corporate life after starting his own company. We dive into how he views career fulfillment today and how that’s changed over time. Join me as we uncover Justin's insights and how being flexible can help you build a dynamic career.

    Resources:

    Connect with Justin on LinkedInPsychology Today: Job, Career, Calling: Key to Happiness and Meaning at Work?DisruptHR: Stop Taking Work Personally | Sandhya Sudhakar

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  • Alma Quiroga is on the hunt for her next big career opportunity, and she’s here to share the wealth of career lessons she's gathered along her journey. In our conversation, we explore how Alma’s career journey is informed by her personal insights and her passion for using storytelling as a tool to make sense of her career path. We'll trace back through her experiences, discussing what she's learned about what works best for her in a work environment and how she's leveraging this knowledge in her search for the next right fit.

    If you're currently exploring new career opportunities or simply interested in how to articulate your career story authentically, this episode will offer valuable insights. Join us for a journey through the highs and lows of defining and finding success on your own terms in the workplace. You're sure to leave with a smile—and maybe a new way to tell your own career story.

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  • Welcome to a fresh episode of "Working Your Way," where today we tackle the complex and often misunderstood topic of personal branding, as part of our Career Questions series. Joining me, your host, Sandhya Sudhakar, is Cat Coffrin, brand strategist and founder of Captivating Consulting. Together, we dive deep into the essence of personal branding—not just as a tool for career success, but as a crucial component for personal well-being at work.

    Today's discussion isn't about crafting a facade or a marketable persona. Instead, we explore personal branding as a journey to a clearer and stronger sense of self. We start by addressing the current challenges in the workplace that complicate our ability to truly know ourselves, discussing the external pressures that so many of us internalize along the way.

    Cat and I will share our approaches to guiding clients through the internal journey of reconnecting with your sense of self, uncovering insights that aren't always obvious, and determining how to best communicate your unique value. This conversation promises to be rich with strategies and stories that illuminate the path to understanding and articulating who you are in both life and work.

    So, whether you're looking to refine your professional image or seeking a deeper connection with your own identity, this episode will equip you with the knowledge and tools to begin your personal branding journey. Remember to keep a notebook handy—you won't want to miss the reflection prompts and actionable tips we're sharing today. Let's dive in and discover how to transform our self-awareness into a powerful expression of our professional selves.

    In this episode, we talk about:

    [03:53] The cultural identity crisis people are facing in their careers and lives[25:15] Why personal branding is so essential[29:49] Cat’s career journey and how she applied personal branding to herself[43:36] Taking an internal approach to building a personal brand: What data to use[51:20] Why people resist bringing up their past and how much to share[01:02:55] How to utilize your personal brand[01:17:29] Tools and resources

    Resources:

    Learn more about Cat’s work at captivatingco.comConnect with Cat on LinkedInRead Cat’s BlogListen to the Working Your Way Enneagram series:20. How do I find my Enneagram type? | Career Questions21. How can I develop my emotional intelligence with the Enneagram? | Career QuestionsReflected Best Self ExerciseCliftonStrengths Online Talent Assessment

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  • In this episode, I'm thrilled to talk with Jemilly Castro, Vice President of Strategy at Remezcla. Jemilly opens up about the complexities of representing her cultural identity within the predominantly white corporate spaces of the advertising world. Her career journey beautifully illustrates the struggle and empowerment that come from embracing who you are in professional settings.

    Jemilly discusses the early challenges of her career, where she often had to mute or exaggerate aspects of herself to fit into the expected mold of a Latina professional. These experiences spurred profound personal growth, leading her to embrace her true self without conforming to external expectations. We also delve into how Jemilly incorporates gratitude into her daily life, balancing her successful career with personal hobbies that range from scuba diving to pottery, enriching her life beyond her professional identity. Join me as we explore how Jemilly has navigated the highs and lows of authenticity in her career and how she is embracing a new, more grounded chapter of her life.

    Resources:

    Learn more at jemilly.comFollow Guest on Instagram: @jemillyConnect with Jemilly on LinkedInPodcast: Brené with Emily and Amelia Nagoski on Burnout and How to Complete the Stress CycleCalm: 8 gratitude exercises to cultivate a more grateful mindsetPositive Psychology: The Neuroscience of Gratitude and Effects on the Brain

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  • Welcome to a special edition of "Working Your Way," where authenticity in the workplace is the heart of our conversation. I'm your host, Sandhya Sudhakar. In today’s episode, I dive into my own journey of authenticity, sharing the live talk I delivered for the Chicago chapter of CreativeMornings, a global community that inspires creatives to connect and flourish. This isn't your typical presentation—it’s an informal, intimate glimpse into how I've navigated the complexities of starting and running my own business in alignment with my core values and passions.

    The theme of my talk was "Treasure," but not in the conventional sense of final outcomes or achievements. Instead, I explore how true treasure lies in the journey—the trials and triumphs of building a business that not only serves my clients but also stays true to who I am. You'll hear about my experiences of experimenting, failing, succeeding, learning, and unlearning, all of which have shaped the way I operate both personally and professionally.

    This episode offers a unique behind-the-scenes look back, to when this podcast was just a concept taking shape in my mind. Join me as I share how embracing every aspect of my entrepreneurial adventure has been my treasure, urging us all to find the value in our own paths. Enjoy this candid reflection on what it means to work your way through creativity, challenges, and the pursuit of authenticity.

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  • Today's episode is the continuation of our journey into the Enneagram and its application in our careers and on our teams. If you're joining us now, I recommend starting with episode 20 for a foundational understanding of the Enneagram, an overview of the nine personality types, and guidance on how to accurately identify your type.

    Building on that foundation, this episode is dedicated to exploring the practical side of the Enneagram—how to apply the insights from your Enneagram type to your personal and professional development. In this episode, we dive deeper into the Enneagram's applications, guiding you through how to use this powerful tool to foster authenticity and effectiveness at work. We cover topics like building self-awareness, better understanding others, communicating more effectively, and creating better team dynamics. Join me as we delve into the rich possibilities this tool opens up - for growth and understanding both individually and with others.

    Want to skip around? Here’s what we talk about:

    [02:03] Using the Enneagram to develop all aspects of our emotional intelligence[16:10] The Enneagram Centers of Intelligence, how they connect to our type, and how they can be used to create balance in our lives and our actions[20:37] The three most important things you can learn about yourself in your career using your Enneagram type[22:44] Case studies of how to use the Enneagram on teams to build better business results

    Resources:

    Read: “The Essential Enneagram” by David Daniels and Virginia PriceRead: “The Enneagram for Black Liberation” by Chichi Agorom

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  • Today’s episode is the first part of a two-episode series aimed at sharing the Enneagram as a tool for growth, and discussing how it can have a profound impact on our careers and teams. This first episode is your gateway to understanding what the Enneagram really is, what you need to know about discovering your type, and where to start in exploring the nine unique sets of core motivations and personality patterns it lays out.

    Authenticity is as much a journey of unlearning as it is of learning, stripping back the layers of expectation and societal conditioning to reveal our true selves. In a world that often demands we conform, understanding our Enneagram type offers a way back to who we genuinely are, empowering us to align our true inner nature with our outward actions in our careers.

    Next time, in episode 21, we'll delve into the "now what?"—how to utilize your Enneagram type to its fullest, both individually in your job and within your team.

    From shedding light on what personality tests can tell us to discussing their role in fostering authenticity and inclusion, we're covering it all. Join me as we navigate this path together, using the Enneagram as our compass, and rediscover the power of showing up as our authentic selves in every aspect of our lives.

    Want to skip around? Here’s what we talk about:

    [01:52] Introduction to the Enneagram and why it’s helpful in uncovering our authenticity[05:52] How to identify your Enneagram type[17:30] The three core human needs that make up the Enneagram system[19:44] Type 1 (Improvement-oriented)[21:48] Type 2 (Relationship-oriented)[23:28] Type 3 (Achievement-oriented)[25:56] Type 4 (Expression-oriented)[27:53] Type 5 (Analysis-oriented)[30:18] Type 6 (Security-oriented)[32:50] Type 7 (Possibility-oriented)[35:15] Type 8 (Action-oriented)[37:48] Type 9 (Harmony-oriented)[39:42] Using the Enneagram responsibly and inclusively[43:08] Resources to explore further

    Resources:

    Start Here - Reflection: Self At Work PDF Reflection & Typing GuideExplore Further - The Types: CP Enneagram Type PDF GuidesThe Narrative Enneagram PDF GuideGetting Stuck? Sorting Out Your Type: The Narrative Enneagram Type ComparisonsEnneagram Institute Type MisidentificationsBook An Enneagram Typing Session

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  • Pursuing your dream job is rarely a linear path—just look at today’s guest Annie Costabile, a journalist with the Chicago Sun-Times covering the Chicago Sky WNBA team. Annie's journey into journalism was driven by an early realization of her dream career, yet it was not without its challenges. From navigating career setbacks to facing personal trials that tested her love for her work, Annie's path has been anything but straightforward. Yet, these experiences have shaped her into the successful journalist, bold advocate for women's sports media, and industry innovator she is today.

    In this episode, Annie opens up about a particularly tough year, discussing how it forced her to reevaluate her relationship with her work and ultimately, how it transformed her. Join us as Annie shares her inspiring story, offering insights into the perseverance and dedication required to change the game in media coverage of women's sports.

    Resources:

    Follow Annie on Instagram: @anniecostabileConnect with Annie on LinkedInListen to Annie’s podcast: Equal PlayRead "Emotional Agility"Forbes: Mapping Your Career Journey With IntentionHBR: How to Build a Career You Won’t Hate

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  • I'm excited to introduce Michael Ulloa, an online personal trainer and nutrition coach who's redefining the fitness landscape with humor, compassion, and authenticity. Unlike the traditional fitness narrative of striving for perfection, Michael's approach on Instagram and TikTok is a breath of fresh air, combining expert advice with entertaining content that truly connects with his audience.

    From starting out as a trainer out of necessity to becoming a beloved voice in the fitness community, Michael's journey is a testament to the power of embracing one's genuine self. He champions a holistic and practical approach to health, proving that fitness can be inclusive, fun, and grounded in real life. Join us as we dive into Michael's story, where he shares how a blend of laughter and sincerity not only built his following but also created a space where everyone is welcome.

    Resources:

    Learn more at michaelulloa.comFollow Michael on Instagram: @michaelulloaptFollow Michael on TikTok: @michaelulloaptConnect with Michael on LinkedInLearn more about job crafting: Managing Yourself: Turn the Job You Have into the Job You Want

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  • What does it take to break barriers and empower the next generation of female innovators? In this episode, we dive into the heart of innovation with Dr. Patrice Johnson, President and CEO of Project Scientist, a nonprofit transforming the future for underserved girls in STEAM fields. Dr. Johnson's journey is a testament to the power of passion and purpose in forging a more equitable world. With a leadership style that blends empathy with efficacy, she shares her secrets to driving change while maintaining balance and self-care.

    Join us as Patrice reveals how she's shaping the next generation of leaders and disruptors, proving that even the toughest challenges are no match for a leader fueled by a passion for purposeful change. Her story is not just inspiring—it's a blueprint for sustainable leadership in the relentless pursuit of a more equitable world.

    Resources:

    Learn more at projectscientist.orgConnect with Patrice on LinkedInRead "Emotional Agility"Read "Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most"Enneagram Resources: Any of these would be a good starting point for self-exploration!Self At Work Guide: Discovering Your Enneagram TypeBook Recommendations: The Essential Enneagram or Discovering Your Personality Type

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  • In today’s episode, part of our Career Questions series, we delve into the topic of leaving the corporate world to become self-employed or start an independent business. With many seeking autonomy and purpose beyond traditional jobs, and the instability spurred by recent layoffs, the allure of independence is on the rise. Currently, over 7 million people in the US are independent workers, with a majority embracing this path full-time, indicating a significant shift in career norms influenced by technology and changing work-life dynamics.

    Joining us are two guests who have navigated this shift. First, we'll hear from Rajat Kapur, founder and CEO of a fractional CMO agency, on his journey from corporate to consulting, the realities of self-employment, and how he secured his first client. Next, we're joined by Sam Lee, founder of the IndeCollective, a program hailed as the modern MBA for independent workers. We'll discuss the vast landscape of independent work and the essential skills for running a successful solo business.

    Together, we’ll examine freelancing, self-employment, and other forms of independent work, discussing what to consider and how to transition effectively.

    Thinking of going independent? There’s a lot to unpack, but we’re here to help. We talk about:

    [09:45] Making the decision to go independent and exploring your options[18:39] Landing your first independent client[26:03] What fractional work is[34:34] Deciding whether fractional work is right for you[41:50] The upsides of going independent[50:21] Advice for anyone looking to leave corporate work[57:07] Dealing with limiting beliefs around doing independent work[01:05:32] Breaking down the different ways to be a solopreneur or independent[01:17:12] How community plays a role in building a successful business faster[01:20:58] Adapting to the changing world of work

    Resources:

    Connect with Raj Kapur on LinkedIn & learn more about &Marketing at and-marketing.comConnect with Sam Lee on LinkedIn & learn more about IndeCollective at indecollective.coLearn more about building an independent career: Upwork Study Finds 64 Million Americans Freelanced in 2023, Adding $1.27 Trillion to U.S. EconomyThe Future Is Fractional: How Remote Work Opened Doors For Decentralized TalentGoing freelance full time in 2024? Here's how to make it work

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  • When Dan Ryan looked around the creative industry, he saw a lot of people that looked like him… and he knew things needed to change. The industry needed more diverse voices and lived experiences. So he took a leap of faith and started a nonprofit, InspireMSP. InspireMSP exposes youth to a full range of creative careers, especially youth who otherwise wouldn’t have access to opportunities to see the industry up close and personal.

    Today, Dan takes a generational view on the impact he can have in the world. And in this episode, he observes that his relationship with work changed over his lifetime. When he was a young, 20-something corporate professional, he was just fine having work be the driver in many areas of his life - learning, purpose, social relationships, etc. - needing less balance outside of work. But, over time, he changed. Now, even as a busy executive director, he prioritizes being present with his kids at home, recognizing the importance of how he shows up in AND outside of work. At the end of the day, whether as a dad or as a leader of a youth nonprofit, he measures his growth in terms of what he has done to impact the next generation of change-makers. Join us in this conversation for some next-level inspiration!

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    Learn more at InspireMSP.orgFollow InspireMSP on Instagram: @Inspire_MSPConnect with Dan Ryan on LinkedIn Learn more: The Magic Relationship Ratio, According to Science | Gottman InstituteWhat Is Positive Self-Talk? | Positive Psychology

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  • Priya Shah is the visionary behind 'The Simple Good,' a nonprofit that's painting the world with strokes of hope, resilience, and the universal language of art. Priya's journey from the structured lanes of corporate accounting to the vibrant world of social entrepreneurship is nothing short of inspiring.

    We're diving deep into Priya's narrative — from feeling out of place in the corporate world to harnessing her experiences and inspirations to create a platform that empowers youth through art. She shares the serendipitous moment that led her to take a leap of faith, transforming her life's blueprint from spreadsheets to art supplies.

    This episode is an intimate exploration of creativity, leadership, and the transformative power of art in building connections and fostering emotional intelligence. Priya's story is a testament to the fact that sometimes, the simplest things hold the deepest meanings, and in recognizing them, we find our true purpose.

    Resources:

    Learn more about The Simple Good: thesimplegood.orgFollow Priya on Instagram: @priyashah16Connect with Priya on LinkedInArticle: What is Job Crafting and Why Does it MatterPodcast: The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos: Working Your Way to Happiness

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  • This episode is unique because my guest, Matt Kuttan, is one-of-a-kind. You’d never accuse Matt of being inauthentic—he’s dynamic, daring, and always putting himself out there. His time in art school and the advertising industry showed him what it was like to be in environments where that level of energy and creativity is appreciated, and he leaned in fully.

    In this conversation, we talk about how being an immigrant set him up to be a cultural sponge, a skill that served him well in his career. We also discuss how he’s had to evolve as a leader and learn to adapt to an ever-changing culture. And get ready to laugh, because Matt brings his humor and energy everywhere he goes!

    Resources:

    Follow Matt’s work at mattkuttan.comFollow Matt on Instagram: @mattkuttanConnect with Matt on LinkedInRecognizing and Responding to Microaggressions at Work

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  • From the executive office to behind her bar, Tiffany Welton's journey is anything but ordinary. Join us as we explore how this former corporate leader turned her savvy into success at RBF, Your Authentic Champagne Bar, a cozy yet vibrant spot nestled in the heart of North Carolina. Tiffany's mission is more than just creating a space for drinks and discussions—but that’s a story best told in her own voice.

    In this conversation, we go deep into how our childhood experiences shape the behaviors we tolerate at work, and how Tiffany's own experiences in the corporate world—where she was robbed of her voice—led her on a new path. Now, she's not just leading a business but is also at the forefront of cultivating a culture of collaboration that prioritizes employee well-being in an industry often lacking in these areas. Let’s hear how Tiffany is challenging the norms in her industry at every turn and using every doubter to fuel the growth of the RBF mission.

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  • Welcome to our very first Career Questions episode of Working Your Way - a series where we dive into your most burning career questions and lay out how you can approach the answer in a way that works for you. Instead of focusing on a single guest story, today we're diving into a topic that's on many of our minds: the big 'Q' – quitting your job. Ever found yourself dreading work, wondering if it's time to hand in your notice? Or maybe you love what you do, but the overwhelming workload has you pondering, "Could it be better elsewhere?"

    Navigating this complex topic, I'm joined by a friend and fellow entrepreneur, Sibil Patri, founder of In Pursuit Collective. A coach, consultant, speaker, and changemaker, Sibil brings a wealth of experience to this conversation. Together, we share our personal stories of quitting jobs without backups, discussing why it felt right at the time.

    In this episode, we wanted to break down all the things you need to know to help you make the right decision for yourself. We talk about:

    [07:14] The impact of a misaligned workplace[11:38] How code-switching and inauthenticity is draining and exhausting[21:01] Dealing with a toxic, harmful work environment[26:06] Sibil’s personal story of leaving her job[40:35] Weighing the factors when deciding whether or not to quit[48:00] Exercising control over your circumstances and overcoming limiting beliefs[56:12] Navigating financial concerns around quitting: Do you need another job lined up?[01:02:06] What to do when you’re experiencing discrimination at work

    This episode isn't just for those contemplating a job change. It's for anyone feeling unfulfilled, overwhelmed, or facing a toxic work environment. It's for those who've faced discrimination or are simply seeking a sense of control in their careers. No matter where you find yourself on your professional path, this episode has something for you. Join us as we unravel these complex emotions and provide insights to help you navigate your way through the working world.

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    Previous episodes to check out:

    Episode 07. Using Your Values to Guide Your Career with Antonio GarciaEpisode 02. From Being the ‘Only’ to Feeling Herself with Tekisha HarveyEpisode 08. Being Bold & Creating Belonging with Eduardo PlacerEpisode 04. Unmasking and Evolving as an Entrepreneur with Ekow Sanni-Thomas

    Book recommendations to explore purpose, strengths, and values:

    Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett & Dave EvansFind Your Zone of Genius by Laura GarnettYou Turn by Ashley Stahl

    If you are experiencing a toxic workplace:

    HBR: How to Heal After a Toxic Incident at Work

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    Learn more about In Pursuit CollectiveFollow Sibil on Instagram: @sibilpatriConnect with Sibil on LinkedIn

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