Don’t want to wake up at age 45 wondering why you’ve wasted your life pursuing an uninspiring and meaningless career?
Listen to the recording of our conversation with expert career coach, Akiba Smith-Francis, for essential advice on choosing a career path and laying the foundations for long-term fulfillment and success at work.
00:02:27 – Akiba’s journey from brand management to career coaching.
00:04:34 – The anatomy of bad advice (and some good advice to counter it).
00:16:53 – Tips for finding meaningful and enjoyable work.
00:22:57 – I want to follow my passion… but it has no market value. What should I do?
00:25:45 – How to get off the treadmill – even if you’ve been running since pre-school.
00:30:49 – Good networking: what it is and how to do it.
00:36:02 – Are all graduate school leadership development programs created equal?
00:39:51 – Advice for a young person figuring out a career path.
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com.
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