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Friends today I have with us Marc Miller, the best selling author of Repurpose Your Career a Practical Guide for the Second Half of Life, Podcast host of the Repurpose your Career Podcast and a huge advocate for assisting older adults to make that later in life transition into a better place for themselves.
Marc has a long history of personal career pivots, after his long history with IBM and found that after helping people with their career changes, he found his own passion as well…to start his own business.
You can easily find his books on Amazon, but you’ll also see him on LinkedIn as well.
3:00 How Marc worked through his transition from having a job and being burned out to a ‘half step’ into a better place over and over again.
5:00 Started his own business ‘Career Pivot’ and hired a team
5:45 He created a false image of being an extrovert
6:15 Rule #1 ‘Know Thyself’
7:30 Knowing the balance of what you’re good at and what you’re not.
8:20 Having that personality assessment through Birkman and the benefit of knowing how you behave and how you want to be treated.
10:00 Making a lot of money doesn’t mean that you’ll be happy with what you’re doing
12:00 Knowing the difference between what you really want to do and what you can do
13:00 Getting help through hiring a Coach to reach a higher level of achievement
15:45 Getting started by pushing the ‘publish’ button for creating content.
16:45 3 tips for success 1- If you’re going to fail, fail fast, 2-Always have a Plan B 3- Always learn something from it
17:10 How to transition into something totally different
21:00 His exit from IBM and taking risks
22:00 How he helped assisting those transitioning out of the military
27:00 How he helps those that are either close to retiring or already retired but want to continue to be productive
Marc Miller's Website: https://careerpivot.com/
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