54 episodes

Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

GOING SOLO David Shriner-Cahn

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0, 27 Ratings

Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

    Creating Viral Stories Featuring Justin Breen

    Creating Viral Stories Featuring Justin Breen

    Justin’s compensation as a journalist was cut in half. He took what he saw as a journalist – how PR agents pitched thought provoking stories – and combined that with his own knowledge of how journalists were receptive to certain kinds of stories – and launched his own business to create viral stories that the media craves. It’s a great example of turning a deteriorating situation to your own advantage.

    • 22 min
    Menopause Education Featuring Teresa Isabel Dias

    Menopause Education Featuring Teresa Isabel Dias

    In December 2019, Teresa Isabel’s job as a pharmacist ended. She saw her job loss as an opportunity to focus all her energy on what had been a side activity – a women’s health practice specializing in menopause.
    Teresa Isabel also took several key steps in how she used her time to insure the likelihood of business success.

    • 23 min
    Find Your Hybrid Identity Featuring Sarabeth Berk

    Find Your Hybrid Identity Featuring Sarabeth Berk

    Sarabeth felt caught in boxes in her professional roles. Conducting research helped Sarabeth unlock the keys to her own core value proposition that led her to work that is fulfilling and successful.

    • 24 min
    Get Your Story Straight Featuring Scott Perelstein

    Get Your Story Straight Featuring Scott Perelstein

    Scott became an entrepreneur following a long career in higher education facilities management. Even though Scott had a plan for what he would do after he left his job, he learned that he really needed to work on his own story to be successful.

    • 26 min
    More Leads Through Focus Featuring Jürgen Strauss

    More Leads Through Focus Featuring Jürgen Strauss

    With a PhD in Chemistry, Jürgen had a very successful global corporate career. When his employment ended, he found a way to combine his corporate expertise with his developing small business network to create a unique offering that was badly needed by other coaches and consultants.

    We also discuss how to apply the same principles to generate new offerings that are likely to find a receptive market in the midst of our current disruption.

    • 23 min
    Jump Start Your Consulting Business Featuring Elizabeth Borelli

    Jump Start Your Consulting Business Featuring Elizabeth Borelli

    Elizabeth made a number of pivots in her own career before becoming a career coach, where she helps high-achieving professionals go through a successful transition following a late-career termination. Even if you’ve had lots of success as an employee, it doesn’t mean that you will get your new consulting business to generate a lot of income right out of the gate. Elizabeth shares some important insights about how you can get your own consulting business off the ground quickly. There are lots of important tips that you will want to hear.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

BrEpicBreen ,

Master interviewer

David just gets it ... !!! Great interviewer ... cares about people ... knows his audience... genuinely wants to help !!!! For those in transition or trying to figure things out, this podcast will help !!!

sbberk ,

Captivating and super relevant content

David is a master host and interviewer who definitely studies his guests ahead of time. I enjoy his style of questions and his curiosity in his guests. I think he’s bringing really great storytelling and career advice into the world.

Dr. Sarah David ,

Practical Advice for anyone considering career transition!

David Shriner-Cahn's "Going Solo" podcast is needed in this unsettling time where many are facing job loss. If you are considering stepping out on your own...what a great space he has created to share and feel supported. Bravo!

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