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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

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 45 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.

    Fractional Leadership Explained Featuring Ben Wolf

    Fractional Leadership Explained Featuring Ben Wolf

    If you’ve left, or are thinking about leaving an executive position, and you want to take control over your career while making enough money to support your lifestyle, you’ll want to hear my conversation with Ben.

    • 28 min
    How to Find Clues to Your Future Success Featuring Frank Agin

    How to Find Clues to Your Future Success Featuring Frank Agin

    Frank is someone who has experienced the benefits of unexpected clues to future success. When he left his lucrative job on December 31, 1994, Frank never would have predicted what becoming a self-employed attorney would eventually lead to.

    • 24 min
    How to Become Profitable in Two Years Featuring Katherine Ann Byam

    How to Become Profitable in Two Years Featuring Katherine Ann Byam

    Katherine had a long, successful corporate career before she launched her own consulting business two years ago.
    Her business didn’t evolve exactly as she anticipated. Yet, she is able to look back and see some of the key steps that led to profitability.
    If you’ve had some unexpected surprises in your business, you’ll want to hear some of the key steps in Katherine’s journey that have supported her success.

    • 26 min
    Why You Need Help to Build a Successful Consulting Business Featuring Karen Gershowitz

    Why You Need Help to Build a Successful Consulting Business Featuring Karen Gershowitz

    Self-doubt is one of the biggest roadblocks to being a successful consultant. In this episode, Karen and I discuss how to get away from questioning yourself and spend your time taking action that will build your consulting business. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering if you’ve made a wrong decision or agonizing over what to do next, you’ll want to listen to our conversation.

    • 30 min
    Build an Authentic Life with a Business to Support It Featuring Dr. Andy Garrett

    Build an Authentic Life with a Business to Support It Featuring Dr. Andy Garrett

    With a doctorate in clinical psychology and extensive studies in life coaching and consultancy, Andy has worked with many high-achieving professionals who became consultants.
    If you want some strategies to move the needle in the right direction for your consulting business, you’ll want to listen to my conversation with Andy.

    • 26 min
    How to Thrive after Being Fired Featuring Robin Merle

    How to Thrive after Being Fired Featuring Robin Merle

    Robin had a long career as a high achieving executive. When she was let go from a position, Robin was blindsided. As a result of her experience, she decided to interview other high powered women and write her book, Involuntary Exit.
    If you want to learn the best way to handle a termination from a high level position, you’ll want to listen to my conversation with Robin.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

The Trance Maniac ,

Advice You Really Need Exactly When You Need It

David Shriner-Cahn has the uncanny ability to address the topics that keep solopreneurs up at night, that offer inspiration when you need it, and that make you feel you're part of a vibrant community. He's an excellent interviewer who's passionate helping solopreneurs succeed with actionable advice and down-to-earth wisdom. This is my go-to podcast.

Logshogs ,

Perfect For The Times

David Shriner-Cahn has the perfect show to help those who were hoping for '40 years and a gold watch' but ended up with '20 years and a pink slip.' In the end, everyone will have to go solo.

Ben W 613 ,

Great show for Executives who went or are going solo

David Shriner-Cahn is a great interviewer. Whether you have already made the leap into solo or fractional work, or you're thinking about doing it, David's guests share actionable information on how to succeed at it. He also shares and demystifies the process of how people go solo, including when people lose a job. Definitely a must-listen show!

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