“If change is the only constant, then letâ€™s get better at it.” – Jenny Blake
I first met Jenny Blake in Bali in a yoga class taught by Les Leventhal (who appeared in AOA 038), and right away I was struck by her enthusiasm for life and helping people.
Jenny is a highly sought after public speaker, author, coach, and business strategist.
She is known for helping smart people â€œorganize their brain,” and move beyond burnout and create sustainable careers they love.
In this episode we dig into the big ideas from her upcoming book – The Pivot Method. Â These ideas include: Identifying existing strengths, interests and experiences; how to look for new opportunities, skills, and people; running career experiments and collecting feedback; And launching in your next direction.
So if you are thinking about a change in your career, or just starting out and planning your career trajectory, this is the episode for you!
What you will learn in this episode:
-The Pivot method for changing careers
-How to calculate your pivot runway
-How systems intersect between mind, body, and business
-How to brand yourself as a superstar
-How to be a ‘relationship worker’
-How to look for people, skills, and opportunity that fits you
“I felt like I was going through a quarter life crisis every few years”- Jenny Blake
“It’s critical to connect to you underlying strengths and interests”- Jenny Blake
“Take a stand on something”- Jenny Blake
“Double down on what is already working”- Jenny Blake
“I did not expect people to change careers so much”- Jenny Blake
“Adventure is letting myself be surprised”- Jenny Blake
“Adventure is optimizing for fun”- Jenny Blake
“Adventure is having freedom in time and space”- Jenny Blake
Continue the Adventure (Resources from this episode):
Jenny’s Book Recommendations:
Thanks Jenny Blake!
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