Download the App!

show episodes
 
C
Career Yak

1
Career Yak

Christopher Goodwillie

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
Through interviews with entrepreneurs and professionals from different working environments, this is a show where we seek to do two things. One: learn about the wide variety of jobs and industries out there. And two: discover career lessons that we can apply to our own work lives.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Promoting a new sport is not easy, and getting it added to the Olympics can be a monumnetal challenge. But my guest today, Ajay Nwosu (CEO of Teqball USA), is trying to do both. Ajay has a fascinating career background in the sporting world, and today he joins me to shed light on the emerging sport of Teqball. Together we discuss a variety of busin…
 
Career Yak is back with this inspiring interview with Robert Netzly! Robert takes us through his journey of leaving a dream job to trust God and dive head first into the world of Biblically Responsible Investing. Check out Inspire Investing online: inspireinvesting.com Check out Robert's book, Biblically Responsible Investing Visit our Career Yak W…
 
Join me as I go back and listen to the one clip that stood out to me from each of the first five Career Yak interviews. These clips jumped out at me as I reviewed the conversations of the past and I hope they can add value to your personal and professional life as well! Visit our Career Yak Website and join our email list. Music by Scandinavianz, s…
 
Listen in as I chat with a special guest, Ken Goodwillie, aka my Dad! He talks about his God-given ability to be handy, his history in Christian ministry and how he eventually started his own home improvement business after being laid off in 2007. Ken goes into detail about how Christians can share Christ with others in the workplace and use their …
 
Listen in to learn Erin's story and how she drastically changed her career path and jumped from being an Associate Registrar to an Information Security Analyst. Not only did Erin dive head first into a new tech career with little to no experience, but she increased her pay, and expanded her future opportunities. Visit our Career Yak Website and joi…
 
You know what's fun? Feeling wanted, making a sale, getting a promotion. You know what's a bummer? Getting rejected, losing a sale, getting passed over for a job. But no one is perfect and it is paramount that we discover our flaws to learn from them and then grow. Visit our Career Yak Website and join our email list. Music by Scandinavianz, song W…
 
Listen in as I talk shop with Danny Wolfe, a former vendor of mine. Danny sheds light on opening a brand new facility within the last year, what it takes to be motivated in sales, and how to set long term goals and grow a business. Check out Diversified Body and Paint online. Visit our Career Yak Website and join our email list. Music by Scandinavi…
 
On the show today I have Tyler Damore, VP at AudioEye. Listen in while we talk about what it's like to be in on the very early stages of a tech company. He tells us how setting incremental goals was a key to success, and how the mission of making the web a more accessible place for those with disabilities helps to motivate him. Check out AudioEye o…
 
Join me as I talk with Brady Gregor about being a Division 1 collegiate golf coach. He discusses his path, earning more responsibilities at a relatively young age, and mentoring his players. We talk goal setting, player recruitment, why he thinks people should consider going to college and more. Check out Brady's Podcast: Any Given Tuesday Visit ou…
 
Alyssa joins the show today to discuss entrepreneurship, being bold, thinking creatively, and much more. She eventually journeyed to starting a flower and coffee shop in small town New England and talks about what it takes to grow a business, and how to take risks along the way. Pivoting her business to add more revenue streams in 2020 is also a fa…
 
Is the sales team more important than a support team? Or is operations king? The answer is neither. Both are essential. But what is most important is the seamless communication and coordination between both parties. Free Sales Resource: Sales Activity Tracker Visit our Career Yak Website! Music by Scandinavianz, song Wonderland (instrumental)…
 
Join me as I chat with Michael Draper about the details of working in non profit businesses. Michael shares with us his journey in non profits, and why it's important to have a mission driven mindset. We discuss how to overcome obstacles, the importance of working in jobs you are passionate about, and being a light for Christ in the workplace and w…
 
Communicate up and down the chain of command, step back and survey the situation, and learn more lessons with this great book that parallels military situations with the business world. Get the book Extreme Ownership. Dig into more leadership lessons in my previous Interviews with former police officer Derek Stephens and former Navy Pilot Jason Gro…
 
On the show today I have Katie Hornor... entrepreneur, writer, speaker and more. Katie has started a variety of different business ventures, from providing homeschooling resources to helping others grow their own businesses. Additionally, Katie serves both English and Spanish speaking audiences in a variety of ways. Listen in while she sheds light …
 
"I'm too busy" and "There's not enough time in the day" seem common phrases in the business world. But maybe the time we have to accomplish things in life is more sufficient than we realize. Go in depth with time management and goal setting and listen to my previous Interview with Mac Prichard. Visit our Career Yak Website! Music by Scandinavianz, …
 
Join me as I talk to Luke Tanner, founder and owner of L&M Horseworks, as we discuss starting businesses and shutting them down, learning how to be more efficient with scheduling and route planning, and having a balance between work life and family life. Luke shares stories about sharing his faith in the workplace, learning lessons the hard way, bu…
 
This is technically a history book, but one we can all learn from! How did two brothers from small town Ohio, neither with college degrees, win the global race to create the airplane? Listen in to my quick review of this amazing story, full of lessons that can be applied to life and business. Book Link: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough Join …
 
From a history and economics major who was in no way "tech savvy" to successfully running her own business in the tech world, Laurence shares her journey and the ups and downs along the way. Laurence sheds light on building a business gradually on the side, advice on how to be intentional when learning new skills, and how online businesses make mon…
 
Mac Prichard, founder of a Pacific Northwest job board Mac's List and host of the Find Your Dream Job podcast, joins the show to share his career expertise and his own work life story. From goal setting, to starting his own business, to what practical steps to take in pursuing your dream job, listen in as we learn valuable career lessons with Mac! …
 
Join me as I chat with JJ Ramberg about entrepreneurship, her career in the business and media world, and the new social podcasting app she and her cofounders recently released, Goodpods. JJ, an entrepreneur in her own right, shares insights that she has learned from interviewing other well known founders, and also gives us a detailed look into how…
 
Rusty Gonzales, Founder and President of St. Andrews Construction in Denver, joins the show with his entrepreneurial son Mitchell. Rusty and Mitchell have both started multiple businesses, mainly in the the construction industry, and share with us their journeys and the many lessons learned. Highlights include: Why every business needs a business p…
 
Join me as I interview my former boss who has worked in the world of higher education and recreation at various collegiate campuses for over 15 years. He shares with us how he started on his career path, how he manages people, and how he has worked his way from small town Colorado to a campus with a top Rec program and over 40,000 students. And of …
 
Scott Polston shares his story of leaving a financially stable but demanding job in order to have more time for his wife and kids. Where did he go? To work alongside his wife in the business she was already running. Listen as Scott shares this career shift and entrepreneurship story. Highlights:- Christian faith in the workplace- Working with your …
 
I'm excited to welcome Navy veteran Jason Grower to the show! He gives us insights on his long career in the US Navy. He takes us through the ins and outs of attending the Naval Academy, pilot training, and working at the Pentagon. Jason shares insights on how to lead, why reading is so important, and the importance of getting out of your comfort z…
 
Chris Guyll, Athletic Director at a charter school in Phoenix, shares how he pivoted early on in his career to pursue more meaningful and fulfilling work. Find us online at careeryak.com and answer our quick poll, letting us know what industry you are most interested in learning more about. Music by Scandinavianz, song Wonderland (instrumental), ht…
 
Marc McDaniel, VP with Ryder, has had four decades of sales experience, all focused in the trucking industry. Marc sheds light on balancing your career with family, prospecting tips, and gives insider details on a multi-million dollar proposal. Find us online at careeryak.com Music by Scandinavianz, song Wonderland (instrumental), http://www.soundc…
 
Derek Stephens is a retired police officer with over 20 years of experience in the state of Colorado. He now runs his own business, training officers in survival skills and tactics. Find us online at careeryak.com Music by Scandinavianz, song Wonderland (instrumental), http://www.soundcloud.com/scandinavianz…
 
James and Bob Lee are a son and father duo who together with other family members own and operate Denver Freightways Express, a trucking company in Denver, Colorado. Listen as James and Bob share stories and insights on starting a business, working in trucking, and managing relationships. Find us online at careeryak.com Music by Scandinavianz, song…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login