Improvising Careers How to Prepare for Jobs That Don't Exist Yet

September 16, 2016
Hosted by Hemda Mizrahi

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Consider this: 85 percent of the jobs that today's K through 12 learners will perform haven’t yet been invented, from nanopharmacist to robotic ethics consultant, augmented reality designer, and many others we can only dream about. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that today’s schoolchildren will have between eight and ten jobs by the time they are 38. Since graduating from college, Christopher Bishop, who speaks, writes, and consults on the topic of improvising careers, has had seven vocations, including touring rock musician, web producer at interactive agencie and social media evangelist at IBM’s corporate headquarters. Chris will share how he successfully navigated these careers using his three Secret Ingredients: ANTENNA, mapping cultural and business forces to your talents and experiences: VOICE, defining your brand and where it is represented: and MESH, analyzing and expanding your relationships. Learn how to be successful in the 21st Century’s global, borderless workplace!

Turn the Page

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“Turn the Page” features best practices in performance and quality of life for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and businesses. Subject matter experts, many of whom are long-time entrepreneurs, discuss the business models that have enabled them to recover from setbacks, thrive, and adjust course based on both their growth paths and marketplace changes. Guests include specialists in law, marketing, public relations, product and service-focused global businesses, social entrepreneurship, parental leave planning, and other disciplines. You’ll benefit from the stories of distinguished performers, such as executives and former pro athletes who have transferred and augmented their strengths to become business owners in the service of creative autonomy, lifestyle flexibility, philanthropy, and other legacy goals. Host Hemda invites you to subscribe to the show through iTunes or Stitcher, and to explore becoming a sponsor or affiliate by contacting her through the “Email Host” link.

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Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi

Hemda Mizrahi, Ed.M., M.A., is a Board Certified Coach who specializes in executive and leadership development. Using the tools she has gained from her training in mediation, image consulting, and as a certified wellness coach and licensed therapist, she partners with clients on issues related to career transition, lifestyle management, and performance. As an organizational effectiveness consultant, Hemda collaborates with businesses to address gaps in the employee and customer experience. Her coaching, consulting and radio talk show roles are informed by her managerial experience in healthcare and higher education, participation on advisory boards, and entrepreneurship expertise. Hemda earned Master’s degrees in Organizational and Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Cornell University. She is certified in the research-based 360-degree feedback assessments developed by the Center for Creative Leadership.

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