Adam Bloom, Content Strategist at Coinbase
Adam is a screenwriter, business strategist, and former attorney who never gave up on pursuing work that he loves.
on this episode
A lot of people feel stuck in their jobs. Trying to break out can seem difficult or impossible (spoiler alert – it’s not actually impossible).
Adam Bloom felt stuck from the very beginning, even as he was about to graduate law school, and entered the workforce as the 2008 recession was starting. The longer he stayed a lawyer, the more he felt stuck. After several attempts to leave, he finally learned how to set himself up to pivot into what he really wanted to be doing.
What you’ll learn
- How Adam attempted to escape his legal career several times before making it out
- The importance of of knowing your strengths so that you aren’t stuck in the wrong career wasting years of your life
- How to overcome setbacks when you’re trying to get to your dream career
- Why taking chances on yourself can lead to growth and career happiness
It was extremely valuable for me, for a lot of reasons! Just getting ready to make a shift to some sort of understanding what my strengths are, and just really how to bring those to the table and bring those to the forefront in my work and find work situations that are satisfying that hit on those strengths. I owe that largely to our coaching sessions!
as I was diving into the bootcamp at Happen To Your Career, and I was really trying to think broadly, I had this moment of thinking, "Okay, should I even should I be a lawyer? What should I do?" so I worked with Happen To Your Career really started trying to dig deep and lay a foundation… it was helpful to have Lisa through the interviewing process, and all the little events like "oh, someone responded like this, how should I respond?" How should I deal with all the steps along the way? I also had a tendency to form myself into what I thought they were looking for and Lisa helped me be who I actually am in the interviews.
“It’s hard to find something that fits, that’s why so many people change careers. When I finally understood my strengths and how I could apply them it all made sense. It just made it easier to see what types of jobs and roles would fit me. In my new career I get to do the marketing that I love with a company I’m excited about.”
Scott has been a tremendous help in bringing focus to my business. Scott enlightened my path towards concentrating on my strengths and doing what I love. I recommend Scott Anthony Barlow to anyone who wants clarity about what they should be doing, and the next step to make your business successful.
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