We can’t all be competitive athletes, but if you’re a big sports enthusiast chances are you follow sports, either online, through mass media, like the radio and TV, and some still love traditional print media. When you can’t be there to experience the excitement of an event live, its the reporters who make the events come alive for you. So many clients have aspired to pursue a sports-related career. Joe Juliano is an accomplished and celebrated veteran sports writer and editor in Philadelphia, one of the most exciting sports cities to write in as of late. In this month’s Epic Career Tale Joe talks about changes in the industry and days in the life of a sports writer.
Nikki Goss, had a rock bottom of sorts, where the pain of going on as it was was scarier than committing to action. She got help, and that help along with her action transformed her self-image to new heights. Not only was she taking better care of herself, but she felt more capable of taking care of everyone else, and sought to be Mrs. Virginia to find new ways of caring for more people.
Listen to Stefano Mini’s Epic Career Tale
Stefano Mini befuddled his family and countrymen and women by choosing to master eCommerce at a time when the internet wasn’t very prevalent in Italy. As with many success stories, this didn’t happen overnight, but within several years. Now Stefano has the freedom and flexibility he desires in his career.
Listen to David Brennan’s Epic Career Tale
David Brennan was CEO of AstraZeneca. He took a very unconventional path in comparison to his counterparts. He retired years ago, but was recently engaged to be an interim CEO for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, while also helping them find their “permanent” CEO. Once he did, he was asked to become Chairman of the Board.
Listen to Patrick Macias’ Epic Career Tale
Patrick Macias’ story is inspiring because he decided at a young age he knew what he liked (Japanese cartoons), and dove in head first. This passion put him on a path to becoming published and paid as an early adult, and he profits and prospers from this passion. Now editor-in-chief at Otaku USA is just one of many prominent roles that Patrick fulfills.
Listen to Patti Hunt’s Epic Career Tale
Patti Hunt retired from teaching high school science in Philadelphia expecting to work many, many more years, but not just because she has to sustain herself financially – because she found a better way to serve the mission that led her to teaching in the first place AND a better way to sustain herself financially by leading distribution for North America for USI-USA.
Listen to Mike Burton’s Epic Career Tale
Mike Burton knew from a young age that making people laugh was his calling. According to him he had no other talents or interests. Sure, he had to “sling shots” for a while before he was bringing in an income, but he’s so glad that he never has to explain what is in a rum and coke again.
Listen to Signe Wilkinson’s Epic Career Tale
While you can see from Wikipedia that Signe Wilkinson was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, she measures her success more by her impact. Listen to our interview to find out more about the serendipitous events that led Signe to a career as an editorial cartoonist and learn what it takes to achieve success in her field. To see Signe’s excellent work visit her website, and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
Listen to Jennifer Leary’s Epic Career Tale
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With her experience as a Philadelphia firefighter, Jennifer Leary was exposed to a need that tugged at her heart strings and pulled her to undertake a long journey to blazing a trail for the sake of pets, the family members who are also left homeless after a fire. No one has successfully launched such a non-profit effort as this, and she had to and continues to face questions of whether it’s really possible, and yet it’s happening through her work with Red Paw Emergency Relief Team.