EP214 Backpack to Briefcase with Stephanie Koonar

Stephanie Koonar is a marketing professional, academic, career coach, and workshop facilitator. Stephanie offers “Meaningful Career” private coaching and online courses supporting young people and those in mid-career transitions. Today she joins the show to discuss the importance of finding your reason for living—or ikigai—in order to live a more purpose-driven and fulfilled life.

Listen in as she shares her advice for building practical skills, as well as growing your network so you can broaden your knowledge. You will learn the benefit of learning about other cultures, why it is important to be open to different world views, and tips for any job-seekers looking to make their way into a long-term career.

“It’s really about applying your gifts and strengths to a career that’s meaningful to you.” – Stephanie Koonar

This Week on Young Money:

  • Stephanie’s background and how she became involved in her career.
  • The inspiration that led Stephanie to write her book.
  • What the ikigai framework is and why we should care about it.
  • Why it is important to learn about other cultures.
  • The benefit of thinking about the long game in your education and career.

Key takeaways:

  1. Find your purpose.
  2. Build your network.
  3. Broaden your social circle.
  4. Be open to different views.

Connect with Stephanie Koonar:

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Starting Monday, October 11. Register at bizpeace.com!

This LIVE training has been specifically designed for future and existing entrepreneurs across all industries online and 

offline who want to proactively change the way they are handling their money matters and navigate the current 

environment with success. In this LIVE Training You Will Learn:

  • Session 1: Cash Flow 101 & Why it is Important to Know your #s (Key #1) & Cash Flow Forecasting 101 (Key #2)
    Monday, October 11 at 2pm EST
  • Session 2: Pricing 101 (Key #3)
    Tuesday, October 12 at 2pm EST
  • Session 3: Stakeholder Conversations (Key #4)
    Wednesday, October 13 at 2pm EST
  • Session 4: Putting into Practice your Full Set of Keys (Key #5)
    Thursday, October 14 at 2pm EST
  • Bonus Sessions: Money Mindset, Success Stories & Q&A
    Friday, October 15 starting at 2pm EST

If you want to make informed, powerful money decisions, you do not want to miss this important LIVE training. 

We kick things off on Oct. 11th so head over to bizpeace.com to get registered today.

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