Welcome to Season Three

Welcome to Season Three

Update: 2021-08-22


Welcome to Season Three of the Shine at Work Podcast (formerly known as Getting off the Hamster Wheel).  Why the name change?   As I reflected over last year of all the episodes and the goal of the podcast, I realized (with the help of my new friends at Novice Studios) that really we are talking to people that have all kinds  of career journeys, not just people  who felt stuck.  And that the connecting thread is that they found a way to live their best life and found a career that represented them.  We all work way  too much and if we aren’t enjoying what we do, our light is dim.  

This season we talk to people who made full career changes (police dispatcher to the corporate world), people who left the corporate world to be entrepreneurs, folks who have had lots of different jobs because the non-linear career path is right for them, and others who now coach people to design the best life for them or create amazing cultures for others to be set up for success.  They have  all found what makes them shine at work.

Links mentioned:

  • Shine Bright Worksheet - find out what areas of your life are a little dim for you right now and how you can adjust to shine bright
  • Novice Studios - an amazing production team that not only helped me with my rebranding but is now editing all my episodes!

In this episode you’ll specifically learn...

  • How to take the first step to shine at work (spoiler alert, find a partner!)

I’m Karen Weeks, the Founder & Principal Coach at KDW Coaching, the host of the Shine at Work podcast, a speaker, published author, Girls in Tech NYC board member and award winning culture leader (currently leading the People team at Ordergroove). My purpose is guiding individuals to get unstuck from a career that is draining them and transform their careers so they can feel the same renewed energy I did all those years ago when I transitioned from theatre to human resources to coaching. I live in NYC with my husband and furry babies! 

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Welcome to Season Three

Welcome to Season Three