Feb. 24, 2016

Leaping without a Plan B with Tess Vigeland

Leaping without a Plan B with Tess Vigeland

Tess Vigeland, veteran radio producer and former anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, join us to discuss her story of leaping without a plan B. Highlights  Developing an awareness of the moments we fall in love...


Tess Vigeland, veteran radio producer and former anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, join us to discuss her story of leaping without a plan B.


Highlights 

  • Developing an awareness of the moments we fall in love with our work
  • The challenges of coming up with your own definitions of success
  • Why we all don’t have to be special
  • The mentality that sets us up to feel like failures
  • How definitions of success change over the course of our lives and our careers
  • Lessons in mastery from more than 20 years in radio
  • Navigating loss of identity that comes with significant changes in your life
  • Navigating the psychological challenges of leaping into uncertainty

Books and Resources


Quotes

Everybody doesn’t have a calling, but why should they? @tessvigeland via @unmistakableCR

You have one life to live. Live it the way you want to live it. @tessvigeland via @unmistakableCR

You can’t be a journalist if you don’t have a curious mind. @tessvigeland via @unmistakableCR

There’s a great responsibility to making sure people are informed about their world. @tessvigeland via @unmistakableCR

People back from the cliff because they can’t imagine who they are without what they do.

If the self-help books worked, we wouldn’t have so many of them.


Tess Vigeland is a veteran journalist, and a well-known voice to millions of American radio listeners. She is the CEO of Tess Vigeland Productions, a Los Angeles-based multi-media company. Tess spent 11 years as an anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, including six hosting the personal finance show Marketplace Money. Her first book, titled “Leap: Leaving A Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want,” was published in August 2015, by Random House Harmony.

 

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