None of us have it all figured out. Let's talk about it! Join me as I host a variety of awesome guests whose stories and experience are bursting with real-deal insights. Welcome to our community of "figure-it-outers" who are searching for passion, looking to make a career pivot, or simply don't know what to do with our lives. You are in good company.
Bonus: Season 1 Reflections
Stephanie shares her reflections on Season 1 of "What Should I Do With My Life? Figuring It Out From Those Who Seem To Have it All Figured Out." Find out what were the highlights and the challenges, and what is to come in season 2!
Episode 12: Lee'at
Meet Lee’at Gentely! Born and raised in London, England, Lee’at is a lawyer turned self-taught cake lady and successful entrepreneur who runs two thriving cake businesses in Tel Aviv. In this episode, Lee’at talks about her former life in the legal world and how making cakes for her kids’ birthdays ultimately became the foundation for her two companies, Caked and Baked and Baker Street TLV. She discusses the unique elements of her identity and different experiences that have shaped her, and gives words of wisdom for those getting back in the professional world or making a career shift. To check out Lee'at's incredible customized cakes, visit http://www.cakedandbakedstudio.com/. For a variety of unique cake decorating workshops in Tel Aviv, visit https://bakerstreettlv.com/
Follow Caked & Baked on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/caked_and_baked/
Follow Baker Street TLV on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bakerstreettlv/
Episode 11: Derek
Meet Phatry Derek Pan! Derek moved to the US at the age of 4 after his parents survived the Cambodian genocide. An entrepreneur, activist, and media maven, Derek’s north star throughout his career path has been shining the spotlight on the stories and talent of the Cambodian community and diaspora. In this episode, Derek talks about what inspired him to found news media outlet Khmerican, discusses the tools gained during his monkhood that he uses in his every-day professional life, and talks about what inspired him to create Perfect 10, a Cambodian modeling agency currently celebrating its second anniversary.
Check out Khmerican’s latest stories on https://www.khmerican.com/.
Meet the talent at Perfect 10 at www.perfect10kh.com
Follow Derek on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/phatryderekpan/
Learn more about Derek at www.phatryderekpan.com
Episode 10: Maya
In today’s episode, we are joined by the amazing Dr. Maya Ozery. Born and raised in Givat Yearim, Israel, Maya’s passion for sports began as a child, and she found her niche on the soccer field, eventually playing for Israel’s national women's soccer team. Maya talks about her experience as a female athlete and what led her to advocate for equity in sports for women in Israel, talks group dynamics and the key ingredients for a successful team, and shares how she creates space for people to find their passions and explore their interests in the college athletics framework.
Episode 9: Mikhl
Meet the one and only Mikhl Yashinsky! A talented Yiddishist, actor, writer, director, and teacher, Mikhl is propelled by an undeniable energy to spread a love for the Yiddish language near and far. In this episode, Mikhl discusses the importance of Yiddish and how his passion for the language and culture blossomed, talks about the humbling and powerful experience he had when acting on stage in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, and shares many nuggets of wisdom for those looking to explore and embrace new passions. Stay up to date with Mikhl’s delightful Yiddish videos and creative content on Instagram at @mikhldarling.
Episode 8: Katja
Meet Katja Kolmetz! A Dortmund, Germany, native, Katja is a passionate entrepreneur and international traveler, who went from the large corporate world to co-founding and running her own startup, Human Deluxe, a design studio focused on human-brand experiences. In this episode, Katja shares how she helps businesses integrate their values with their products and branding, why failure is so important for success, and dishes out words of wisdom for those afraid to leave their comfortable jobs to start their own ventures.
Follow Katja on Instagram!