Life Post Corporate America - The Reinvented Photographer

April 13, 2016
Hosted by Alise Cortez, PhD

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Have you been considering leaving your current job to pursue your heart-felt passion? But maybe you’re worried about the loss of stable income and the prospect of an uncertain future? After a long and circuitous career in various corporate America roles, Kim Ortiz decided that life was too short to not do what she loves. So she opened a photography studio to create beautiful heirloom portraits for her clients that will last a lifetime. But just how did she make the leap to ntrepreneurship? What were the twists and turns along the way? And how does she continue to market herself to stay busy and productive? In this episode, Kim shares her unfolding journey to entrepreneurship and what she’s learned along the way that just may help you get your own footing.

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Alise Cortez, PhD

Dr. Alise Cortez is affectionately referred to as “The Anti-Undertaker” as she awakens the often otherwise “walking dead” to discover and nurture their passion, inspiration, and purpose in life and at work. She is one part Chief Purpose Officer and Management Consultant specializing in meaning and purpose, and one part Inspirational Speaker, Author, and Radio Host. Having developed her expertise within the Human Capital / Organizational Excellence industry over the last 20 years, today she is focused on enabling organizations to lead from purpose and create cultures of meaning that inspire impassioned performance, energizing engagement and fulfillment, while encouraging a devoted stay within the organization. For individuals, she also facilitates the online Catch Fire global community and various retreats to enable people hungry for a more meaningful and purposeful life to discover and create it for themselves.

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