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Repurpose Your Career podcast brought to you by Career Pivot is a podcast for those of us in the 2nd half of life to come together to discuss how repurpose our careers for the 21st century.  Come listen to career experts give you proven strategies, listen to people like you tell their stories about how they repurposed their careers and finally get your questions answered.   Your host, Marc Miller, has made six career pivots over the last 30 years. He understands this is not about jumping out of the frying pan into a fire but rather to create a plan where you make clear actionable steps or pivots to a better future career. 
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Jun 29, 2020

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Since 1991, Tammy has been engaging her clients to clarify their goals, develop personalized plans and support them in achieving rewarding results. Clients acknowledge that Tammy’s compassionate yet direct insight has led to successful outcomes. Additionally, she has worked with organizations in education, biotechnology, healthcare, legal and professional services with coaching, workshops, and team facilitation.

Prior to establishing her practice, Tammy held a variety of positions in mental health services, higher education administration, public policy analysis, and fundraising. Her practical knowledge and experience in organizational and leadership development, workplace communications, and change management builds a relatable relationship with clients striving for higher performance results.

Check out my Interview with Russ Eanes.

The AARP article 5 Retirees Find Purpose in Their Second Act Careers

This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Please check out the Career Pivot Community.

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Jun 22, 2020

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Wendy Marx is a marketing and branding authority sought after for her ability to turn virtually unknown people into brands of distinction. As founder and president of Thriving at 50 Plus, her proprietary coaching program is designed to help Baby Boomers discover their point of differentiation, then rebrand and retool themselves while finding more purpose and meaning in life toward a more rewarding “Second Act.” Drawing on Wendy’s 30+ years of experience in marketing, journalism, public relations, and counseling, her programs provide a unique mix of marketing and PR savvy blended with psychological wisdom. She will take you from a stage of uncertainty to assuredness, confidence, and success.

She is also the author of Thriving at 50+: The 7 Principles to Reinvent and Rebrand Yourself

This episode is sponsored by Career Pivot. Please check out the Career Pivot Community.

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Jun 15, 2020

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Author Wendy Mayhew has been an entrepreneur for 40 years. Her most recent businesses are WISE - Seniors in Business and WISE 50 over 50 Awards.

WISE - Seniors in Business was formed to change how older entrepreneurs are perceived and to guide wannabe older entrepreneurs in deciding if entrepreneurship is for them. Wendy has quickly become Canada's leading expert on older entrepreneurship. She has done extensive research and understands the challenges facing this newest and fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs. Wendy is a sought after speaker and workshop facilitator by business organizations now starting to realize the importance of serving this newest group of entrepreneurs.

Seeing the gap of information available to older entrepreneurs, Wendy authored WISER: The Definitive Guide to Starting a Business After the Age of 50 to assist this group of new entrepreneurs in starting their businesses.

Wendy also offers assistance and guidance for business organizations who are setting up programs specific to new entrepreneurs starting a business later in life.

The WISE 50 over 50 Awards recognize and celebrate Canadian entrepreneurs over the age of 50. With the support of well over 100 Canadian organizations sharing information on the awards through their networks, the 50 over 50 Awards have generated awareness on the most under-supported and underserved group of new entrepreneurs in Canada.

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Jun 8, 2020

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This is a 4-episode series where the first 2 episodes comprise the first feedback session. The next 2 episodes are the 2nd and 3rd feedback sessions. I do not record the 4th feedback session as it is a review and usually gets too personal for this podcast.

This week is the 4th episode of the Career Pivot evaluation series called "Can Phil Repurpose His Career?" This will be the fourth individual I have done this with.

Previously, I worked with Tim, Sarah, and Juan which are not their real names. This time it is Phil. Phil is in his early 60s, spent 20 years in the military, and spent the last 10 or so years in the private sector.

If you have not listened to the first three episodes in the series, I suggest you stop and go back and listen to episode 165, 166, and 169. In this episode, I take Phil through his Birkman Stress report where we will discuss Phil’s needs in 3 different areas and things he can do to stay out of stress.

You can download the reports here.

If this process interests you, I am offering a 30% discount if you tell me you listened to this podcast.

This is a month-long process and you will be required to do a fair amount of introspection, but most people who have gone through this process have gained a great deal of insight into themselves. More importantly, they have learned how they changed their behaviors to fit in with work or society.

I know that personally, I learned that I twisted myself into a pretzel to make myself successful. Unfortunately, when I hit my 50s, it became exhausting.

Again, if you are interested, just email me at podcast@careerpivot.com. Before listening to this episode, I recommend you download the reports from careerpivot.com/phil.

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Jun 1, 2020

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Today I have somewhat of a different kind of episode for you. I have been watching and listening to a lot of webinars and podcasts about industries and companies are reacting to this pandemic. I am calling this episode Employment and Industry Update in the Post COVID-19 World.

I will give you the links below to all of the resources I have found. I have said before this pandemic is exposing vulnerabilities in industries, supply chains, government institutions, our health care system, and careers. There is not much not being touched by this pandemic.

Please feel free to reach out to me either in the comments in the show notes below or email me at podcast@careerpivot.com to let me know if you found this useful. This is evolving so fast and I am having difficultly digesting the trends I am seeing.

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