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The Myth of the Linear Career Path with Holly Ojalvo

Holly Ojalvo has had a long career in both digital media and education. Over the past dozen years, she has been an editorial leader at outlets including The New York Times, Quartz, and USA TODAY, developing and executing content strategy, streamlining processes, launching and running initiatives, and mentoring, coaching, hiring, and training journalists. She also founded and ran Kicker, a digital news outlet aimed at…

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Finding Your Edge with Laura Huang

Laura Huang is a researcher and professor at Harvard Business School. She researches and teaches on concepts of perception and bias in work and business. Her work has been featured in all kinds of impressive places: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and a whole bunch of others. Through her work Laura helps people come to understand how others see them, take control of that narrative,…

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How to Listen with Ximena Vengoechea

Our guest today has had a fascinating career path. I could say that about all our guest, really. Who hasn’t had a fascinating career path? But that’s some of what makes these conversations so important! It’s rarely linear. It never looks the way you think it will. But I digress. When Ximena Vengoechea realized that the path she was on wasn’t going to take her…

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Career Reinvention with Benjamin Goodly

Over the years of working with people through questions of work, meaning, and what’s next, I’ve worked with a few former dancers. Ballet dancers specifically. If you pursue ballet at a high level — much like professional sports — you know that there’s a timeline. Your body can only sustain that level of athletics for so long. This is not to mention the all-in commitment…

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Art, Creativity, and Collaboration with Steven Homestead

Steven Homestead is an artist, poet, composer, and collaborator. He structures his work around his life and art — often keeping them as separate parallel streams. Steven is also one of my oldest friends, so I’ve been able to witness his intentional choices over the years in what he pursues and does next. We discuss how he approaches creative projects, work, and the relationship between…

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