Happen to Your Career | Scott Anthony Barlow | Career Changes, Figure out what you want, Jobs, Strengths, Starting Businesses

Paul Colaianni is the host of the The Overwhelmed Brain Podcast and blog where he helps people live a peaceful and stressfree life. Paul's career journey has included several different companies, industries and jobs in search for what he is passionate about.  Paul is a self described "late-bloomer" in his career.  It wasn't until his 40's that he discovered his passion.

In this interview Scott and Paul talk about finding your passion and how you can do so.

Key Take-aways

Part of finding your passion includes learning what you are not passionate about.

Determine what you want out of life.

Take control of what you want in life (don't wait for others)

Discover Your Strengths

Why do you want to do what you want to do?

What do others tell you you're good at?

What did you enjoy doing as a kid

[Tweet ""As a kid we're creating the foundation of what we'll enjoy doing for the rest of our lives." @paulcolabrain"]

What Inspires Paul Colaianni?

Changing people's lives.  Feeling like he's made a difference.

When everything feels right--and then getting validation.

"Be yourself, be honest, be who you are, no matter what the cost."

Who Inspires Paul Colaianni?

Former Manager at former job - Organized, stood up to people.  Learned to be assertive

His wife

 

"If I'm not following what I'm really passionate about, then I'm compromising myself everyday when I go to work."

 

Connect with Paul

@paulcolabrain

The Overwhelmed Brain Podcast

 

Question: What are you passionate about?

Direct download: Episode_015.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 6:03am PDT

In this episode of HTYC Mark and Scott discuss how NOT to network. Instead focusing on how to add value to relationships. It also seems like half the episode gets devoted to Mike Kawula of www.selfemployedking.com , who if you haven't met him you are missing out as he is by far the best connector out there!

Direct download: Episode_014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29am PDT

In this episode of HTYC Mark and Scott are back on the mikes discussing a topic that can impact nearly everyone! Many people will make choices in their career based on what they don't want and NOT what they actually do want. This simple act of running from something can be often be the difference in an "average" career and one that matters to you!

Join Mark and Scott as they discuss how people end up here but also more importantly, what to actually do about it!

Direct download: Episode_013.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 2:59am PDT

What stops people from making moves in their career? It's not always what you think it would be. Scott and Mark discuss what you can do to take steps to move past the fears people face in their work, businesses, and careers. Get started NOW! Scott and Mark discuss overcoming Fears

Direct download: Episode_012.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

Richie Norton is the bestselling author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid as well as the #1 Amazon download Résumés Are Dead and What to Do About It. He is an international speaker and consultant for the corporate growth and personal development industries, a social entrepreneur, and CEO and Founder of Global Consulting Circle.

Richie has been featured in Forbes, Businessweek, Young Entrepreneur, Huffington Post and other national publications both in print and online. In 2010, Pacific Business News recognized Richie as one of the Top Forty Under 40 “best and brightest young businessmen” in Hawaii.

Neither Scott or Mark had talked to Richie prior to this interview, but Richie is a huge part of the reason that HTYC exists today!  Listen toMark interview Richie to hear that story and tons of amazing tips and suggestions for your career!

Direct download: HTYC_011_Richie_Norton.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 6:18am PDT

Joel Fortner's mission is advancing people through personal-growth education. That's why he joined Business and Leadership expert Chris LoCurto's team and why he is a Small Business Marketing Coach.

Joel coaches entrepreneurs and business leaders on marketing and sales to help them grow their businesses, gain confidence and serve more people. Joel says,  "I don't implement marketing strategies, I teach you how to be a better marketer because teaching is my strength."

 In this interview, Scott and Joel talk about defining your mission, reflecting on your strengths and passion, and not isolating yourself.

Direct download: HTYC_010_Joel_Fortner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the Entrepreneur On Fire Podcast, a top-ranked business podcast with over 500,000 unique downloads each and every month.  John is a U.S. Army Veteran, has worked in corporate finance, tech startups, commercial and residential real estate, and a semester of law school before having his "Aha" moment and starting what was the first 7-day a week podcast.

In this interview, Scott and John talk about embracing fear, taking action, and finding what you are passionate about.  This episode will definitely light a fire under your career journey!

Direct download: HTYC_009_John_Lee_Dumas.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

Dan is the author of the New York Times best-selling 48 Days To The Work You LoveNo More Dreaded Mondays and Wisdom Meets Passion. He has been a guest on CBS’ ‘The Early Show,’ MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Mathews, and the Dave Ramsey Show. Dan has spoken at the White House Christian Fellowship, and is in high demand at national conferences speaking on aging and changes in the workplace as well as at universities and churches.

Over 130,000 people have subscribed to his weekly newsletter, his 48 Days Podcast consistently ranks in the top 3 under Careers on iTunes, and the 48Days.net business community is viewed as an example around the world for those seeking to find – or create – work they love.

 In this interview, Scott and Dan talk about the importance of trying different things to get to work that you love.

Please share this episode with your social circles and leave us a review on iTunes!!

Direct download: HTYC_008_Dan_Miller.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 6:51am PDT

“Formerly one of Dave Ramsey’s key leaders over 12 years, Chris served as the Vice President of Live Events. He oversaw The Total Money Makeover LIVE!, a concert-like show on personal finances, helped it grow in attendance from 1,600 to 11,000 per event. His team of event coordinators, marketers, and sales staff more than tripled during that time.

Together, Chris and Dave developed and built EntreLeadership from their shared experiences. Through their close relationship and Dave’s personal council, Chris has not only become an expert in teaching the EntreLeadership principles, but has lived and implemented them daily.

Chris has now taken over 12 years of experience and is working with businesses one-on-one to help them grow in all areas.

A native of Lake Tahoe, California, Chris has been married to his wife Debbie for 13 years. His personal passion is continuous improvement – personally and professionally – in any endeavor. He is a Formula Race Car driver and skier. Chris and Debbie now make their home in the rolling hills of Nashville, Tennessee.”

This interview is done by HTYC's Director of Happen-ings, Mark Sieverkropp.  Mark and Chris talk about personality styles and how to work towards doing work that you are passionate about...

Direct download: HTYC_007_Chris_Locurto.mp3
Category:Careers -- posted at: 1:30am PDT

In this interview, Scott and Matt talk about the importance of self-worth and the importance of creating the lifestyle that works for you.

As a political consultant, marketing manager, small business consultant, author, and podcaster, Matt has a unique viewpoint on the ever-changing worlds that we live in. In 2007 He helped lead his company to win the Best in Business Award from the Nashville Business Journal. In 2010 he was recognized as the top Affiliate Marketing Manager in the world by the Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Award. Matt is a published author in the book Internet Marketing From The Real Experts and has published countless articles in industry trade magazines.

Matt currently resides in Fort Wayne, IN with his wife Tara and daughter Aracelli. His consulting company, Matt McWilliams Consulting has clients all over the country in various industries ranging from educational courses to consumer goods and the financial industry and he is known for his unique ability to help clients develop intimate relationships with scale.

Direct download: HTYC_006_Matt_McWilliams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am PDT