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This Underdog Life - How to get ahead in your career without being an a*****e

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This Underdog Life - How to get ahead in your career without being an a*****e

    Episode 7: Josh Smith - Buckle Up!

    Episode 7: Josh Smith - Buckle Up!

    Underdogs face many obstacles everyday. What if you added managing chronic illness to that? How does a person who has a chronic illness manage work, and a career? Our guest Josh Smith tells us his story and what he's had to do in order to manage his chronic illness while still supporting his family and his illness. Tune in to find out more!

    • 29 min
    Episode 6: Christina Gorga - Stop Competing! How to Reduce Female Rivalry at Work

    Episode 6: Christina Gorga - Stop Competing! How to Reduce Female Rivalry at Work

    Historically when women fight it's been called a cat fight. Pitting women against each other somehow became culturally acceptable, even encouraged. Especially in a workplace where competition is fierce for top positions and few women are able to obtain them. How can women start collaborating, instead of competing so all women can get a chance to succeed? Listen to Christina Gorga while she tells us her experiences, and advice for creating allies not rivals in this episode.

    • 42 min
    Episode 5: Veteran Stories: Andrew Rodriquez - From Dropout to Mic Drop

    Episode 5: Veteran Stories: Andrew Rodriquez - From Dropout to Mic Drop

    Andrew dropped out of high school at 15. He had been diagnosed with Dyslexia but was struggling to focus. Eventually he not only was able to pass the GED, but he went into the military. After two tours of duty, he decided to find a new path in Film. Oh, and he's my brother in law and pretty awesome. Listen to his story here and his advice for other transitioning vets.

    • 36 min
    Episode 4: Veteran Stories with Jeremy Blaney

    Episode 4: Veteran Stories with Jeremy Blaney

    Episode 4: Veteran Stories with Jeremy Blaney by This Underdog Life

    • 28 min
    Episode 3: The Miseducation of Sandlin Seguin

    Episode 3: The Miseducation of Sandlin Seguin

    Sandlin started her journey toward the job market in Alaska as a non-traditional high school student. Eventually she found herself with a doctorate but struggling to enter the job market. In this episode you'll listen to Sandlin's journey and and hear her struggles to build her resume and what she did to finally get a job.

    • 33 min
    Episode 2: Canadian Chocolate & College

    Episode 2: Canadian Chocolate & College

    Welcome to our 2nd episode! This week we kick off our education series on the different education journeys people have taken. In this episode Bridget Cogley interviews her co-host, Sarah Nell, about her struggles to go to college and how she found alternatives to college. If that doesn't interest you, we talk about Canadian Chocolate as well!

    • 23 min

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