LIVELIHOOD SHOW features the stories of people who are pathfinders in the New Economy, reinventing how they make a living and make a difference. Host Marcy Rosenbaum interviews guests who share their personal struggles, surprising choices and unexpected opportunities as they adapt to changes in the economic and social environment and navigate unfamiliar career paths.
Willy Walker: Real-World Risk-Taker
William “Willy” Walker is the chairman, president and CEO of Walker & Dunlop, a 76-year-old company that is the tenth largest commercial mortgage lender in the United States. The company was co-founded by his grandfather in 1937. For most people, joining the family business right after college would have been the automatic choice. But when Willy received his MBA from Harvard, he took a daring, unexpected detour.
Trina Sargalski: Cooking up a Path to a New Career
Trina Sargalski grew up in Miami. She transitioned from a career in education to a career as a freelance writer and radio producer/reporter. She shares with us the personal career path she’s developed that incorporates her passions for “good food and good stories.”
Danny Scheurer and Kurt Walchle on Livelihood Show
This week our 1st guest Danny Scheurer founded Save-A-Vet after returning home to Illinois with disabilities sustained while serving in Iraq.
Next, our second guest Kurt Walchele, founded Survival Straps on a camping trip. What do you do when your watchband breaks? If you’re Kurt Walchle you find a way to fix the problem, launch a business and create a product whose potential for doing good is unlimited.
Miami International Bookfair: Author MJ Rose
Our guest is PR expert MJ Rose, who left advertising to become a novelist– only to find that the key to her success as as a successful writer would draw upon the corporate skills she thought she was leaving behind.
Dr. Gaby Cora: Well-Being Psychiatrist and Wellness Coach
Livelihood guest Dr. Gaby Cora believes that people can avoid burn out by anticipating stress and building daily reserves by continually recharging our energy.
Michelle Villalobos and the “Uh Oh” Experience
Uh oh is the sound of waking up, and realizing that something unexpected is happening. It’s not really welcome, and not wholly unexpected. Opportunity doesn’t just knock- it blows down doors.