91. STEAM: Build the future of your career doing what you love with Justyna Cyrankiewicz


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Recently we’ve had the great pleasure of chatting with Justyna Cyrankiewicz, an intersectional, talented and young woman. Justyna sort of shaped her career in a way that combines her major interests which are: art, technology, design, writing, activism (environmental and social), mental health, and wellbeing. She calls herself a storyteller due to the lack of a proper term that would adequately describe what she does and where she is headed on her professional path. She sees a strong value in smart volunteering and a multidisciplinary approach toward careers. Main topics covered: ⚡️The dream of studying at a Harry-Potter style university ☘️Feeling good about ourselves 🚀Being business-oriented in design 🤓Web3 design mood Timenotes: [ 4:35 ] Finding new places and working in something you love “I needed something about I would be passionate about, but that it was not only my job” [ 13:05 ] The importance of volunteering and activism to protect the environment [ 13:50 ] Experience of organising TedTalks for human rights [ 16:36 ] “The difference between self-confidence and self-believe and challenges in your life” [ 16:55 ] The dream of studying at a Harry-Potter style university [ 20:00 ] Can you be business-oriented, even in design? [ 23:27 ] Making a gap year at such a young age even if you already know what you want, or don't know what you want to do at all [ 25:25 ] “Youtube is a free University, you just have to be willing to learn” [ 26:43 ] Having the right attitude of faking it till you make it [ 31:34 ] Web3 design mood and the opportunities it brings for designers as a way to co-create and find new value creation paths [ 37:11 ] To be a storyteller is to think about people first “The way we tell stories is changing” [ 39:52 ] Storytelling as a form of teaching [ 44:34 ] Work-experience at HOO KOO E KOO https://medium.com/hookooekoo [ 44:52 ] To enter the world of work is not hard, but you need the guts to do it your way [ 48:50 ] More advice for young people who want to start their career [ 51:30 ] As a freelancer, you create a unique portfolio so you can then reach out to more clients with confidence Justyna Recommendations: 📕Books Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl The Will to Meaning - Viktor Frankl The Pathway of Surrender - David R. Hawkins Force vs Power - David R. Hawkins The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle The Tao of Pooh - Benjamin Hoff The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz 🎙 Podcasts: - TED Talks Daily - Super Soul Conversations PRODUCTION This podcast was hosted by me, André Marquet. Produced by Teresa Segismundo, with research by Katarzyna Chryczyk and sound editing by Miguel Sousa.

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