Turn Your Passion Into Your Career

January 16, 2018
Hosted by Kimberli J. Lewis

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Jobs, we need them and when you have one the golden rule has always been "never quit a job before you have another job to go to!", but maybe this has now changed. Although this advice seems sensible, it is sometimes difficult to follow when you find yourself in a job or position that you really do not want to be in. Even if it is harder to get hired when you're unemployed, sometimes you reach a point where you can't force yourself to go a job you do not like. You sometimes find it hard to motivate yourself and it begins to effect your entire life. You want to find a job you love, and you can, there are many ways to combine your passions with your job. Entrepreneurship is on the rise, because todays employees what to “to be their own boss”, and “manage their own time!”. People also want to create businesses around their passions, and this is what this episode is about. How you can find your passion and then make that passion into a career?

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Leadership Beyond Borders looks at the impact constant change is having on our organizations and how these changes affect the kind of leadership we need to drive long-term success in today’s global economy. We explore the opportunities and challenges diverse and virtual organizations bring and what kind of leadership skills and values are needed today to ensure employee engagement, retention and ultimately great company performance. We talk about everything from gender balance to generational and cultural business values that may impact your position or your organization. We provoke you, and help you think beyond borders! Our guests include international leadership experts from around the globe. If you are in a leadership position or aspire to be in one - regardless if your business is international or local - we will help you become aware of today’s leadership opportunities and challenges and we will make sure you take away something useful for yourself and your business.

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Kimberli J. Lewis

Kimberli J. Lewis

Globalization and technology have changed the way we do business, consequently shifting the core leadership skills and values that are needed today. Leaders today not only focus on the immediate operative needs of a business but also on the global and diverse organizations they lead if they want to drive long-term success. Being able to engage employees, regardless of gender, cultural, generational or ethnical background is a must and Kimberli J. Lewis is passionate about this.

Kimberli has over 20 years of C level management experience across multiple industries and has lived in or worked in over 18 countries. She has 25 years’ cross-cultural executive management experience in Europe, Russia, USA, and the Middle East. She has over 29 International awards in marketing and leadership in her pocket, along with degrees from Webster, George Washington University and Harvard. She is a certified executive and systemic team coach. Kimberli specializes in cross-cultural leadership training, diversity implementation and leadership training for women and provides training and consulting for several international companies. Kimberli is the author of “Ponytale Talk, It’s All About You! Winning career strategies for Women.”

Kimberli currently serves as Board member of the Search and Information Industry Association, Europe. She is an American national, owner of the international company Global Business Therapy s.r.o. and partner of the Academy of Executive Coaching London.

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