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Trauma, Healing and Hope After Being Fired Featuring Julie Erickson

Trauma, Healing and Hope After Being Fired Featuring Julie Erickson

Julie Erickson is an executive and career coach who started her own business 15 years ago after being fired from a job and realizing she needed to take another path.

We discuss:

  • A Monday morning get going meeting [02:48]
  • How to go where it’s warm [05:39]
  • The dark hallway in-between they never tell you about [06:42]
  • How to speed up your recovery from a job loss [13:25]
  • Why family is not great in terms of helping someone in their job search [14:58]
  • Why women are better storytellers [15:50]
  • Promoting oneself while still being in the tunnel space [18:51]
  • Why first-time entrepreneurs should aim to use their core value proposition [21:00]

She’s helped many job seekers start their own businesses when they realize they would rather be their own boss. Julie ran two non-profits, has an MBA in leadership and graduated from Smith College. She is co-author of the recent book Betrayed by Work: Women’s Stories of Trauma, Healing, and Hope After Being Fired.

Learn more about Julie at https://myrightfitjob.com.

About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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