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Bucket List Careers

Bucket List Careers

Join host Christa Lauri for Bucket List Careers, a podcast that delves into cool jobs with the people who do them, the HOW behind their pivots, and secrets to successfully monetizing doing what you love.

Christa was a New York-based news anchor, business show host and reporter in the field for years. Now she's made her pivot to share stories that will inspire you to identify your purpose, remove roadblocks, and initiate the launch of your Bucket List Career!

Recent Episodes

Dr. Brian Giordano: Becoming a Surgeon Against the Odds

Jan. 20, 2022

We dig into the headspace of a successful surgeon and dedicated father, what it takes to flourish in the highly competitive and ever-evolving field of medicine, and Dr. Brian Giordano opens up about the urgent need for incre…

80s Obsessed: Chris Clews on Carving Out His New Career

Jan. 13, 2022

In this episode we learn how Chris Clews left marketing to speak and write about what he loves, his top business takeaways that draw from 80s wisdom and what it takes to live by the quote from his favorite, the poet laureate…

Christa Goes Solo: Takeaways of ‘21 and What’s Ahead

Jan. 6, 2022

Christa previews what’s ahead for the podcast, talking details about guests booked for the beginning of ‘22 and for the first time answers listener questions about her “why'' in moving from TV news anchor to podcast host.

Food Network Star former ESPN Anchor Jaymee Sire on Connecting her Passions Like Never Before

Dec. 23, 2021

Jaymee Sire shares how she developed the mindset to make an almost immediate pivot from 16 years in sportscasting to prominent positions in food media.

Victory Sports: Doug Rifenburg Finds Purpose Giving Kids Across the Globe Access to Sports

Dec. 16, 2021

Founding a non-profit after 25 years in sales, Doug Rifenburg details how he morphed his career to promote global youth development through sports, collecting and distributing used athletic equipment to those in need.

Designer to Gut Health Chef: Lifelong Foodie Kate Velasquez's Journey

Dec. 9, 2021

Kate Velasquez transformed her life in the pandemic to become a chef with an expertise in recipes that promote better digestion and gut health after a lucrative career in corporate interior design in New York City. She shar…

Recent Blog Posts

Why a Podcast?

I'm writing my first blog on my new website for my first podcast in the new year! "First" of all, thank you for reading it - for being here! I am gratefu…