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March 23, 2023

Vegan Chef Elyce Jacobson Dishes on Crafting Your Ideal Job

After a start in the corporate world, Elyce shares how she transitioned through numerous stages of her career to become a private chef, educator and vegan consultant!

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March 2, 2023

Saying Goodbye To Banking: Gourmet Coffee House Owner Leila Karlsen's…

Leila explains how she proved naysayers wrong, thriving as an entrepreneur in an entirely new business landscape, despite lacking experience in restaurant/hospitality.

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Feb. 23, 2023

School Teacher To Social Media Guru: Liz Woods' Path to Promoting Mom…

Liz shares how she developed her social media consulting business and educational membership platform that showcases moms who have faced some of life's hardest challenges and learned from them!

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Feb. 16, 2023

Pro Sports Content Management To Leadership Coaching: Chris Gargano's…

Chris Gargano shares how his work in the world of pro sports gifted him with a deep understanding of the dynamics that create successful teams and leadership structures, sparking a desire to analyze, master and teach others how to lead …

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Feb. 9, 2023

How Lauren Porat Ignited her YogaSpark Business After a First Act in …

This episode tracks a successful Founder's journey from investment banking and investor relations at major NYC firms to crafting her ultimate dream gig - bringing more joy into people's lives through challenging but open level yoga in studios with a …

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Feb. 2, 2023

Bodybuilder & Comedian? Andrew Ginsburg on His Dual Dream Gig

Sometimes career success doesn’t have to be a single pursuit. Sometimes you can combine two unlikely things and have a fulfilling professional purpose!

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Jan. 26, 2023

Christa's Takeaways: Steps to Intentional Career Change After Your 20…

This solo episode piggybacks off last week's enlightening conversation about why New Year's Resolutions fail and steps you can take to continue on a journey to career change!

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Jan. 19, 2023

Pushing Back Against "New You" Resolutions with Christine Meyer

This special coaching episode talks about flipping the script on New Year's resolutions, especially in the career change space, and why they often fall apart!

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Jan. 12, 2023

Leaving a Business of Glam to Find Her Second Act: Ali Cocco

This episode focuses on exactly what career coaching sessions can do for pivot-seekers, identifying a dream gig at any stage in life and how to transfer skills from your former industry to get there!

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Jan. 5, 2023

Teen Skincare Entrepreneur Stephanie Capuano's Journey to 31st State

This week's episode explores the distinctions between Gen Z consumers and other generations and what it takes to be a successful female founder of multiple companies!

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Dec. 15, 2022

How Bridget Johns Left Retail To Turn Her Love Language (Gifting) Int…

Hear how the CEO/Founder of To & From drew on her background in retail to design technology that helps online consumers figure out and find the perfect gift!

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Dec. 8, 2022

Pajama Program Founder Genevieve Piturro on Leaving Corporate Life to…

An international speaker, consultant and author, Genevieve Piturro, pivoted to craft her "give back" mission: inspiring men and women across the globe to listen to their heart and pursue what lights them up!

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Dec. 1, 2022

Artist Aimee Hofmann's Uplifting Pivot To Abstract Painting After Par…

This moving conversation highlights Aimee's transition from marketing to building a thriving art business after suddenly suffering paralysis. She also shares valuable advice on how to develop a mindset of resilience despite the toughest of obstacles.

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Nov. 17, 2022

Christa's Takeaways: Flipping The Worn Out Script of "Find Your Passi…

Some of the most common words of career advice are follow your passion to find success. But if it were that simple, wouldn’t everyone be fulfilled in their careers?

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Nov. 10, 2022

Revolutionizing Playroom Design: Educator to Founder Karri Bowen-Pool…

Karri shares how her intentional and groundbreaking business model has landed her in the homes of A-list celebrities and families who are looking to change the way their kids learn and play at home!

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Nov. 3, 2022

Reporter to Recruiter to Executive Coach: Mary Olson Menzel, Master o…

Listen in for a transparent narrative about a multi-industry evolution plus advice about following your curiosities and talents to find your professional purpose!

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Oct. 27, 2022

How Casting Director and Founder Stacy Gallo Fearlessly Crafted her D…

In this episode we dive into pivoting a career, stepping into a totally unfamiliar industry, the balancing act of being a full-time working mom in entertainment, and more!

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Oct. 20, 2022

Kripalu Outdoor Guide: Cindy Olsen's Leap from Entertainment Finance …

Cindy Olsen talks all about dropping the ego when considering your career path and trajectory and how to pull off a wonderfully wild career pivot!

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Oct. 13, 2022

Boudoir Photographer Stephanie Bordas: Empowering Women through Sensu…

This week's job transformation explores a passionate leap, advice for young creatives, and embracing your truest desires and talents!

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Oct. 6, 2022

Hollywood Film Producer to Reinvention Guru: John Tarnoff's Late-Care…

This episode highlights a career coach's own pivot to purpose along with some of his proven methodologies to equip second act seekers with the resources and confidence to craft a sustainable encore career!

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Sept. 29, 2022

BAM Art Advisory Founder Brooke Molinaroli's Bold Pivot to Change the…

This episode tracks the birth of a contemporary art consultancy business with an unconventional approach, highlighting Brooke's evolution to professional purpose with an honest look at reimagining your career at any age.

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Sept. 22, 2022

Event-Centric Marketing On His Terms: David Kean's Leap from Real Est…

This episode highlights a brave career evolution and gives an insider's scoop on breaking into the experiential marketing landscape.

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Sept. 15, 2022

Christa's Takeaways: SMART Goal Setting for Your Pivot

In this solo episode Christa helps you determine which approach to career change goal setting is right for you!

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Aug. 18, 2022

Human Resources Pro to Successful Coach & Author: Susan Ross' Path to…

In this week's Bucket List Careers, Susan motivates us with very actionable career advice, including 3 key factors to keep in mind when determining your pivot plus how to recover from any professional setback.

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Aug. 11, 2022

Building Career Organic: Briar Dougherty's Pivot to Solopreneurship

This conversation includes actionable tools for dealing with the unique complexities of career change and shares Briar's incredible story of resilience from illness.

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Aug. 4, 2022

Singer Turned Interior Designer: Emily Meszkat Hits a High Note

In this episode we unpack another mid-life career pivot that focuses on "getting out of your own way" in your transformation journey, realizing your natural talents and how to reject imposter syndrome for good.

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July 28, 2022

Christa's Takeaways: Resilience & Power of Pushing Through Uncertainty

Christa expands on "pivot wisdom" of the last several episodes and breaks down what each guest shared in the ability to navigate fear in the face of life-changing career transitions.

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July 21, 2022

Taking Sales to a Higher Level: Rhonda Petit's Powerful Pivot

After job loss and divorce, Rhonda paved an impressive path from 35 years in medical sales to authoring a book and becoming an executive trainer as well as keynote speaker. This episode shares how she helps thousands of people activate …

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July 14, 2022

Finance to TV Producer: Hillary Weintraub Finds Professional Authenti…

How do you start from scratch in the highly desirable entertainment industry in midlife? Hillary Weintraub talks about the headspace reset that led her to find a career that truly aligns with her personality.

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July 7, 2022

Multiple Careers in Parallel: Mark Herschberg's Formula for Work with…

Instead of one, full-time salaried position, Mark Herschberg has found success in his "portfolio career". The appeal? Flexibility, independence, and an ability to pursue passion projects.

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June 30, 2022

Stacey Creem's Path to Painting After Leaving the Law

What does it take to go from being a lawyer who paints once a week, to becoming a full-time artist? Stacey Creem shares how she made a midlife pivot, leaving a successful legal career behind to pursue a lifelong passion …

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June 23, 2022

Mental Health for Moms: Why OBGYN Dr. Tracy Shevell Stopped Practicin…

Dr. Shevell explains her transition from high-risk OBGYN to entrepreneur/advocate for women in their reproductive careers and why providing one-on-one perinatal care matters now more than ever.

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June 16, 2022

Sober Powered: Addiction Expert Gillian Tietz's Transformation of Sel…

A former biochemist turned podcaster talks about conquering addiction, the desire to "people-please"/equate career success with personal worth and achieving professional purpose in a pivot that helps others find and maintain sobriety.

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May 26, 2022

When Dollar Signs Don't Cut It: Jamie McDonald's Jump from Hedge Fund…

This episode explores how a pedigreed man with a picture-perfect career on paper or in theory could be after something more, how to transfer skills from one industry to another, and why accessible financial education is so important.

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May 19, 2022

New Age DJ from Marketing Exec: Morgana's Path to Moving People Throu…

We explore how Morgana confidently reinvented herself as a DJ in midlife, tapping into her curiosities and talents to take that leap and build a second career.

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May 5, 2022

Taking Flight After the Airlines: Victoria Victory's Road to Becoming…

In this episode we talk about going back to school later in life, experiencing and overcoming (literally) paralyzing illness, and what its like to be in nursing during a pandemic.

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April 28, 2022

Self Publishing Expert Chandler Bolt on How to Create Content to Grow…

Chandler Bolt believes everyone has a story - don't wait to start writing it. This episode highlights a young entrepreneur who's helped more than 6,000 authors to write, market and publish their own books. Free book offer in episode!

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April 21, 2022

Magazine Editor To Professional Organizer: Welcome to Meredith Gofort…

This founder and mother of 3 shares how she took her innate organizational skill set honed while working as a bookings editor and combined it with a fresh approach to home styling.

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April 14, 2022

EvolveMe: How Co-founders Help Others in Midcareer Relaunch or Reinve…

Judy Schoenberg & Linda Lautenberg delve into their own career transformations, plus how and why they created their professional development company for women in midlife who want a next career chapter!

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April 7, 2022

Superfood Carb Creators Rachel Katz & Tal Bar Share their Joint Pivot…

In this episode the co-founders of NonoPASTA tell us how they formulated a gluten-free and adaptogen pasta in the pandemic after reinventing their careers, drawing on backgrounds in biochemistry, business and design to launch a new gourmet superfood brand.

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March 31, 2022

Reinventing Herself to Teach Mind-Body Medicine: Dr. Juna Bobby's Jou…

This conversation examines the personal crisis that sparked Juna's decision to leave her radiology practice and the actionable steps she took to develop her own business MindBodySpace. Juna also shares how through her radiology practice she identified a pattern of …

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March 24, 2022

Garden Designer Lucy Berkoff Returns to her Roots

Lucy shares how she made her professional pivot to her dream business a reality - creating beautiful, ecologically balanced gardens for clients in her hometown community. She also talks tips on balancing a thriving career and motherhood after taking a …

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March 10, 2022

Taking Camp to the Next Level: Ed Metzendorf's Pivot from Tech

This conversation highlights how Ed left his own software company to transform his childhood love for summer camp into a thriving business. He walks us through how he's created an innovative and sustainable model that emphasizes the importance of balancing …

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March 3, 2022

Guiding Invisible Illness Sufferers: Former Lawyer turned Transformat…

Emily Shaules expands on what invisible illness really means, why she founded something called “The Canary Club” and how she’s found the most rewarding and healing work of her life.

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Feb. 24, 2022

Pro Football, ESPN & Filmmaking: Ed Cunningham’s Path to Podcasting

Ed Cunningham's professional evolution is packed with lessons for anyone interested in reinvention, delivering true advice for changing career direction, the value in a side hustle, and building your network.

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Feb. 17, 2022

Social Trades Coaching: How Daniel Snead's Program Develops Young Ent…

In this episode, Daniel offers valuable insights into how young people can create fulfilling and lucrative careers without debt by learning practical and applicable skills, while diving deep into the moments that changed his life forever.

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Feb. 10, 2022

NYC Reporter to Artist & Radio Show Host: Lauren DeFranco’s Journey t…

This is a classic pivot-centric BLC episode highlighting how Lauren DeFranco finally became honest with herself, following her heart more and more in her journey to professional purpose!

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Feb. 3, 2022

Beat the Bomb Founder Alex Patterson: Winning At His Own Game

In this episode, we explore the mindset of a lawyer turned inventor/entrepreneur, exactly what lead to the creation of this "different type of escape room" and why Alex's highly scalable hybrid is getting an increasing amount of attention.

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Jan. 27, 2022

Soggy Doggy Doormats: Founder Joanna Rein Cleans Up with Pivot to Dre…

We explore Joanna Rein's pivot from brand manager to founder of a multi-million dollar business, how she navigated obstacles in the prototyping process and what it took to fight off competitors trying to knock off her invention.

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Jan. 20, 2022

Dr. Brian Giordano: Becoming a Surgeon Against the Odds

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 increased professional focus …

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