The Recession is Bullhonkey: Naomi’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Naomi's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Naomi Blom sent me an email this October and told me a story that started “In November of 2014 I quit my day job at a credit union”, and I knew I needed to share this story with you. 

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Christy’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Christy's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Christy Tennery-Spalding is a current client of mine who I forced to write something for this series when she decided to quit her full-time job. You’re welcome, you guys. 

I’ve always wanted to help make the world a better place.

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Katie C’s Story

The Recession in Bullhonkey: Katie's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Katie Connors is a former Career Camper of mine who turned from Starbucks manager to product photographer, thanks to getting clear on her lifestyle goals and speaking up about her skill set and career goals. The best!

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Pace’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Pace's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. I did such a happy dance when I saw Pace‘s story pop into my Inbox. A friendleague of mine (that’s what I like to call colleagues who’re also friends), I wouldn’t be surprised is her insides were made up of truth and wisdom and inspiration and sweetness.

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Frances’ Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Frances' Story

 

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Frances Titus was (and is!) a woman on a mission, and I just love how she took  her personal, educational and professional experience to create the product she needed herself!

I was in New York pursuing a career as an actress,

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Michelle’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Michelle's  Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Michelle Fifis post is not only amazeballs for its inspiration factor (can we say she went from in-house textile designer to freelancer, blogger, teacher and community leader?), but for giving us the biggest secret of her success –

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Nikki’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Nikki's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. I think what I love most about Nikki’s story today is that she joined forces with her family to create the business that compliments all their strengths, skills and passions. You don’t have to do this alone,

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Harper’s Story

The Recession is Bullhonkey: Harper's Story

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Harper Spero sent me an introductory email and, after reading her About page, I asked if she’d share her story here. The goodness is below!

Fast-paced. High stress. Nonstop. Urgent. E-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g is urgent.

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Lukasz’ Story

 

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This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Lukasz Laniecki started tweeting me a couple months ago, and when I heard a snippet of his story (leaving litagation law to consult and speak and then start a parenting blog – all in the course of under 3 years!) I asked him to write it up for this series.

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The Recession is Bullhonkey: Tess’ Story

Planning is good, but doing is best.

This is part of The Recession is Bullhonkey series, where I share stories of those who have gotten hired and/or started their own businesses (or sometimes both!) since 2008. Tess Blankenship was in my March 2014 session of Career Camp, and man oh man she is working the Nancy Drew angle of her career change in the best way possible! Her story shows that you don’t have to put your multi-passionate self yourself in a lil’

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