Career Relaunch® show

Career Relaunch®

Summary: Career Relaunch® is an inspirational podcast that helps you navigate the ups and downs of a career transition. Hosted by Career Change and Personal Branding Strategist Joseph Liu, each episode features informative, insightful interviews with people who have stepped off the beaten path in their careers to pursue more meaningful work. Learn from their unconventional career experiences and gain courage from their brave decisions. Changing careers can be daunting, so Joseph and his guests are here to provide advice, companionship, and clarity as you relaunch your own career. To check out episode show notes, access free career change resources, or join our community of listeners, visit https://CareerRelaunch.net.

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 Believing in Yourself with Jamie Love- CR055 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:33

How can you survive the ups and downs of a bumpy career journey? In this episode of Career Relaunch, Jamie Love, a former house cleaner turned professional photographer, shares her thoughts on how to deal with hitting rock bottom and how your mindset can have a direct impact on the trajectory of your career. I'll also explain how I’ve thought about my own self-worth, especially as it relates to pricing my services as a self-employed consultant. 

 Gaining Perspective with Ben Mallinson- CR054 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:24

Ben Mallinson, a public services employment advisor turned government public servant, explains the steps you can take if you’re feeling stuck in your career. I also share a moment in my own career when I had to take a step back to gain some much needed clarity. This week's listener challenge is about giving yourself a moment to be with yourself and reflect on what you want.

 Reassessing Your Priorities with Jay Kali- CR053 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:20

Former prison guard turned strength coach Jay Kali shares his thoughts on how adopting an empowered mindset and the relationship between hard work and luck. During the Mental Fuel® segment, I’ll explain why it’s important to take stock of how you’ve changed over time. This week's challenge is to think about the upcoming year (or 2 or 3) as a distinct chapter in you career. If you were to name this chapter, what would it be called? What do you want it to be about? Is it about gaining more responsibility at work? Is it about achieving a certain level of visibility? Is it about something totally different outside of work? Like independence. Family. Fitness? Social life? Personal growth? Once you decide what you want to be about, take one action this week that focuses on this priority.

 Reassessing Your Priorities with Jay Kali- CR053 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:20

Jay Kali, a former prison guard turned strength coach shares his thoughts on how adopting an empowered mindset and the relationship between hard work and luck. I’ll also explain why it’s important to take stock of how you’ve changed over time in your career.

 Letting Go of Outcomes with Karen Cheung-Hing- CR052 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:41

Karen Cheung-Hing, a doctor turned English pronunciation teacher, shares her thoughts on procrastination, relocating to a new country, and upside of changing careers. I also share some thoughts what happened when I let go of how I thought things should look in my career.

 Letting Go of Outcomes with Karen Cheung-Hing- CR052 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:41

Karen Cheung-Hing, a former doctor turned English pronunciation teacher, shares her thoughts on procrastination, relocating to a new country, and upside of changing careers. I also share some thoughts what happened when I let go of how I thought things should look in my career.

 Creating Your New Image with Deepak Shukla- CR051 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:18

Deepak Shukla, a former Deloitte tax accountant turned rapper and SEO agency founder shares his thoughts on what it's like to break into a new industry when you don't exactly look the part. We'll also talk about putting yourself out there, dealing with judgement, and focusing on the future rather than the past. I'll also address a listener question about balancing your current role and identity with your future ambitions.

 Creating Your New Image with Deepak Shukla- CR051 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:18

Deepak Shukla, a former Deloitte tax accountant turned rapper and SEO agency founder shares his thoughts on what it's like to break into a new industry when you don't exactly look the part. We'll also talk about putting yourself out there, dealing with judgement, and focusing on the future rather than the past. I'll also address a listener question about balancing your current role and identity with your future ambitions.

 Making Healthy Career Choices with Kelly Cara- CR050 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:30

How do things REALLY turn out when you make the brave decision to relaunch your career? Do things actually end up working out? Or does leaving behind a stable career end up coming back to bite you? In this very special 50th episode of Career Relaunch, I'm excited to welcome back Kelly Cara to the show. Kelly was my very first guest when this podcast launched back in Sept 2016, and she was voted by listeners as the guest they most wanted to hear from again. She'll explain what's transpired for her and the surprises she's experienced along the way of her own unique career change journey.

 Making Healthy Career Choices with Kelly Cara- CR050 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:30

How do things REALLY turn out when you make the brave decision to relaunch your career? Do things actually end up working out? Or does leaving behind a stable career end up coming back to bite you? In this very special 50th episode of Career Relaunch, I'm excited to welcome back Kelly Cara to the show. Kelly was my very first guest when this podcast launched back in Sept 2016, and she was voted by listeners as the guest they most wanted to hear from again.

 Building Your Confidence with Heather Monahan- CR049 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:14

Sometimes, getting fired from your job can be a blessing in disguise. This was true for Chief Revenue Officer turned professional speaker and author of "Confidence Creator" Heather Monahan. In this episode of Career Relaunch, Heather shares her thoughts on the power of revealing your vulnerabilities, asking for assistance when you need it most, and taking steps to become more confident in your career. In the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some thoughts on how simply asking for help made my transition from the US to the UK much smoother.

 Building Your Confidence with Heather Monahan- CR049 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:14

Sometimes, getting fired from your job can be a blessing in disguise. This was true for Chief Revenue Officer turned professional speaker and author Heather Monahan. In this episode of Career Relaunch, Heather will share her thoughts on the power of sharing your vulnerabilities, asking for assistance when you need it most, and the steps she's taken in her career to become more confident. In the Mental Fuel segment, I also share some thoughts on how asking for help made my transition from the US to the UK much smoother.

 Handling Career Turbulence with JB Adkins- CR048 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:11

Living with less can sometimes allow you to do more. In Career Relaunch episode 48, JB Adkins, a former pilot turned founder of Skyryde, a flying taxi service startup, shares his humble story of walking away from aviation school to pursue his entrepreneurial interests instead. He'll explain the tradeoffs he made to make things work, including living in an RV with his wife and two young boys to reduce costs so he could fund his venture. I'll also reveal what happened to me on the exact day I made a similar decision to leave one path behind when I quit medical school.

 Handling Career Turbulence with JB Adkins- CR048 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Living with less can sometimes allow you to do more. In this episode of Career Relaunch, JB Adkins, a pilot turned founder of Skyryde, a flying taxi service startup, shares his honest, humble story of walking away from aviation school after receiving a full-ride scholarship so he could pursue his entrepreneurial interests instead. He’ll explain the tradeoffs he made to make things work, including living in an RV with his wife and two young boys to reduce costs so he could fund his Skyryde venture. I’ll also reveal exactly what happened to me on the exact day I decided to quit medical school. Key Career Insights * Walking away is always difficult and might involve some tradeoffs, but if you can ride out the rough waves, you may just emerge on the other side doing work you find much more rewarding. * If you have to, you can learn to live with less, which can allows you to reinvest into more important things that truly drive your happiness. * Whatever has made you successful in the past will play a role in empowering you during a complicated, confusing transition. Tweetables to Share Resources Mentioned * Read more about JB’s Skyryde business featured in the Washington Post. Listener Challenge During this episode’s Mental Fuel segment, I challenged you to think about your own work environment and consider whether there’s a way for you to do more of the work you enjoy doing. What could you do to pursue all your different interests or to showcase all your different skills you’re most proud of? It may even be worth considering ways to look elsewhere to scratch whatever itch you’re feeling About JB Adkins, Pilot & Founder of Skyryde JB Adkins grew up in a large family with 16 siblings. He started flying at age 11 and eventually began his career at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University on a military scholarship. He decided to leave that behind to work in entertainment, music video production, & advertising before bouncing back into aviation to eventually start a string of companies in the field. Along the way, he encountered tremendous obstacles and pitfalls, from being homeless for 5 months with his wife after they had a baby to making the decision to live in an RV full-time to save and invest in his new business, Skyryde, a flying taxi service startup that could change the way people move around cities. Did You Enjoy This Episode? Please Let Us Know! * Tweet: If you enjoyed this episode and have a few seconds to spare, Tweet to let me and JB know! Tweet a thank you! * Review: I’d also love for you to leave a positive review and rating for the podcast on Apple Podcasts, which helps my show reach more people who want to relaunch their careers. * Subscribe: Be sure to subscribe to Career Relaunch podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, 

 Serving Others with Shawn Askinosie- CR047 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:15

20-year criminal defense lawyer turned chocolate company founder Shawn Askinosie discusses how listening to your intuition and investing your time into serving others can help you decide what's best for your career. We'll also discuss some counterintuitive ways to gain clarity when making career choices. During today's Mental Fuel segment, I'll share my own story of how serving others actually helped me decide where to take my own career when I was feeling a bit confused about my future.

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