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Episode 8: How to Thrive in a Disruptive Economy and Job Landscape: Angel Acosta

Ep 8: How to Thrive in a Disruptive Economy and Job Landscape: Angel Acosta Angel Acosta walks us through the “cultural dexterity” required to navigate the many worlds he lives and works in as a doctoral student, education consultant, international speaker, and first generation immigrant. He entered his graduate program as a nontraditional student who simultaneously worked in a college access nonprofit, and unlike his doctoral program peers, he was not an educator by training.  Angel says, “When I coached with you, I was hungry for clarity. I wanted to curate a profile, a resumé, and way [...]

Episode 7: When everything’s going right yet it’s time for a change: Bernadette Gailliard

Ep 7: When everything’s going right yet it’s time for a change: Bernadette Gailliard My guest this week is Bernadette Gailliard, Ph.D., a R1 tenure-track faculty member turned faculty development program director. Her transition story is so fascinating to me because of how open she was to share her uncertainty about her desire to continue as a faculty member with mentors, colleagues and even her department chair (!) in order to discover the best career path for her.  From Bernadette, we learn that things can be going just fine in your professional life, yet you can feel [...]

Episode 6: How to Authentically Connect with People You Barely Know in Search of the Career You (Think You) Want

Ep 6: How to Authentically Connect with People You Barely Know in Search of the Career You (Think You) Want There are few people who actually enjoy making cold calls or sending LinkedIn invitations to people they don’t know. Yet we know the importance of connecting with other people in order to find your next professional opportunity, research collaborator, or job.  Today, I share Step 5 of the GradSchooled framework for navigating career-life transitions. The fifth and final step is to Connect.  In the episode I talk about:  Tips for being your authentic - and confident! - [...]

Episode 5: Professional Development is a Contact Sport

Ep 5: Professional Development is a Contact Sport When you’re experiencing a shift in your life and work it can be easy to stay in your head. You know, read a bunch of self-help books, tell yourself all the reasons why this shift sucks, and complain ad nauseum to your friends about what’s going wrong.  In this episode, I discuss the hard truth about why your situation will not change unless you get out of your head and into real life. Transition is a contact sport. It requires you to jump in and explore in order to [...]

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