Middlest, Julian Lewis shares how he took his side hustle to the bank while working full time. He shares his story of purpose and drive with lessons for how to plan your professional and personal moves based on what “moves” you! Together we revisit the notion of Ikigai, or how to “find purpose” with Anne Baker (Partners International) returning to provide insights on how any middlest can find theirs too!Find Julian online:LinkedInTwitterStudioPodLike Julian, you can get inspired by Guy Raz through his podcast, How I Built This.
Non-profit organizations can be tough and this week's Middlest, Ian Patrick, joins us to discuss how he has navigated this environment. Leadership changes, communication and "leaning in-to" cohorts are key elements that influenced Ian's path, and now provide learnings for how to affect change in and out of the workplace.NYU Professor and Career coach Mike Valentine (Partners International) joins us for strategies to thrive through turmoil.
We are joined by Middlest, Kristen Chung to discuss "taking on too much," which feels like a cautionary tale during the current extended crisis. If you ever question whether you're providing enough value or have a hint of perfectionist tendencies, Kristen's story of workplace highs and lows will underscore that you're not alone!Career coach Anne Baker (Partners International) is back to dive into strategies to help fortify your sense of "value" across professional and personal realms.
In this episode, the Middlests transition from coping with the pandemic to reflecting on the recent shared collective experience.Specifically, the inequities that the pandemic exposed, which the resurgence of #BlackLivesMatters highlighted, and how these concurrent critical experiences are affecting Black and brown professionals.However, professionals broadly are dueling with how to find their footing as their careers have been impacted and similarly find their voice as it relates to the social issues driving action at all levels of our society.Our guest, Dr. Jasmine Harris, shares her experience transitioning to virtual teaching while remaining a steadfast advocate for her students. You can follow her on Twitter @DrHarrisJay.