Venturesome is the podcast and blog about being fiercely ambitious, brave and curious. It’s about taking risks, overcoming uncertainty and being creative in our lives and careers. Join us for interviews, conversations and insights about how to get a step ahead – even during a global pandemic. | ven·ture·some (adjective):
willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action.
Setting boundaries and achieving life-work balance with Lily Allen-Dueñas
The importance of prioritizing your life before work and strategies for achieving life-work balance, as well as how to set boundaries to prevent burnout. Visit venturesomepod.com/episodes for show notes and links.
Setting yourself up for success in a new internship or job with Olivia Adams
Olivia Adams and Rachel Esterline Perkins have a conversation about actions you can take to stand out in your first days, weeks and months in a new job or internship.
You can find the Brene Brown episode referenced at brenebrown.com/podcast/brene-on-ffts/
Workplace Trauma & Working Through Fear with Dr. Tega Edwin, @HerCareerDoctor
Dr. Tega Edwin, also know on social media as @HerCareerDoctor, helps women who are unhappy at work get clarity about who they are so they can find a satisfying, fulfilling career.
In our interview we talk about coping with workplace trauma and toxic stress, and working through fear. She also talks about how the collective trauma of the pandemic and the racial unrest of 2020 are affecting people emotionally, especially people of color.
Women's History Month Speaker Series featuring Rachel Esterline Perkins
As part of the Women’s History Month Speaker Series hosted by CMU’s College of the Arts and Media recently interviewed our host, Rachel Esterline Perkins, about her perspectives on public relations, her time at Central Michigan University and her experiences as a woman in the workforce. You can view all of the videos at facebook.com/CMUCAM. Thank you to CMU CAM and Sarah Grandstaff for allowing Venturesome to share the audio from this interview.
Discovering What Drives Your Best Work | Todd Henry and The Motivation Code
Author Todd Henry talks about why its critical to understand your motivations, and how you can use your motivational themes to strategically advance in your career. He also shares some bold advice he would give his younger self.
Personal branding & storytelling with Melanie Spring
Personal branding is key to career success and Melanie Spring talks about using feedback from others to build and strengthen your personal brand and how to tell your own story. Check out the blog on venturesomepod.com for more.