Kristy Wenz, Chief Communications Officer of WineTraveler.com
Kristy is a wife, mother, writer and wine aficionado with a background in public relations.
on this episode
Over the course of our careers, as we grow, evolve, reach different stages in our lives, what once seemed like a dream job may stop feeling that way. And that’s great! Because it’s an opportunity to learn and explore who we are and what we want now, and then go get it. Kristy Wentz worked in PR for 20 years. And she loved it, until she didn’t. When she finally decided to move on, she created her own role that combined her favorite parts of PR… plus traveling and tasting wine. Not bad, right?
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Why it’s important to assemble the puzzle pieces of what you want to envision your ideal role
- How to use career experiments to test drive roles and organizations before you commit to a new path
- Why listing out your accomplishments plays an important role in confidence
during this last transition to Seattle, while working with Lisa, that help was just what I needed right then to go from where I knew I could go to where I got.
I greatly appreciate your help in bringing this along because I wouldn't have had the confidence to negotiate and to be where I am today without the help of a lot of other people. You played a really significant role in it. I'm not going to be that everyday person that hates my job, I'm going to stretch and I'm going to aspire to be better and I'm not going to make that everyday salary. Thank you Scott for putting this out there for all the people that are trying to do a little bit better and trying to go a little bit farther. This is awesome. I love this. This thing that you do, the whole HTYC thing, from the paperwork all the way down to the podcast and just helping people understand that there is success out there and it is attainable but you've got to work for it.
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