In this episode, Kristi Oliva discusses three ways she has learned to adapt to working in a male-dominated corporate environment after transitioning from the female-dominated field of teaching. She talks about managing her emotions, participating in meetings, and stopping unnecessary apologizing. The goal of the podcast is to help other teachers gain confidence and skills to make a career change.
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- The three ways Kristi Oliva has learned to adapt to working in a male-dominated corporate environment after transitioning from teaching, including managing emotions, participating in meetings, and stopping unnecessary apologizing
- How Kristi Oliva manages her emotions in meetings by listening more than speaking, taking notes, and not taking things personally
- How Kristi Oliva participates in meetings with colleagues she sees as smarter than her by speaking up, asking...
In this episode, we discuss how to overcome self-sabotage and embrace your potential.
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1) Identifying patterns of self-sabotage and finding where you dismiss yourself before others get a chance.
2) Embracing challenges like getting 100 rejections as a way to take opportunities without fear of rejection.
3) Keeping a record or journal of rejections to track progress and reframe rejection as a non-emotional challenge rather than a blow to self-worth.
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In this episode, I talk to Gretchen Johanson. Gretchen is a former teacher, guest faculty, and member of IDOL courses Academy. She now works as an instructional designer for Zillow. She discusses how she transitioned from teaching to her current role.
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Welcome to leaving the classroom. This is a podcast for teachers who are ready to transition out of the classroom and into a new career. Each week, I'll share stories about what I've learned moving from education to the corporate world. I'll answer the most common questions and share my best tips to help you get started. If you are considering leaving the classroom, this show is for you. Hello, everyone. Welcome to leaving the classroom. I'm Kristi...
Episode description: In this episode, I talk to Margie Bowling. Margie is a former middle school science teacher who now works as an instructional designer for a life sciences company, providing solutions for the life sciences community. She discusses how she transitioned to the corporate world using IDOL courses Academy.
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Welcome to leaving the classroom. This is a podcast for teachers who are ready to transition out of the classroom and into a new career. Each week I'll share stories about what I've learned moving from education to the corporate world. I'll answer the most common questions and share my best tips to help you get started. If you are considering leaving the classroom, this show is for you. Hello, everyone....
In this episode, I will be chatting with Tamara Schroer, the Vice President of Education and Development at Working Solutions and she is not you typical corporate executive. She is a born educator and putting her formal training and innate talents to work, helping Working Solutions to develop one of the world's most powerful and effective approaches to virtual corporate education. You will love the energy in this episode!
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Tamara Schroer, Vice President of Education and Development at Working Solutions, isn't your typical corporate executive. She's something better: a born educator. Armed with a degree in education and a passion for making a difference, she began her career helping the nonprofit Boys...
In this episode, I'm chatting with Kim Limon with 10 years experience in Education and English writing. She was wanting more with flexibility. When she found IDOL courses Academy she knew it was the clear bridge to help her cross over into corporate.
Hear how much time she put in and how she went through IDOL courses Academy while working a full time job. After 2 months she built a portfolio, revamped her resume and LinkedIn account with recruiters contacting her. She has great tips for navigating the next steps!
Kim Limon is a 10-year educator/ instructor with a varied education background instructing learners from pre-K to middle school 10th, grade, GED, all subjects as well as English language learners, and...
“It’s like I’ve landed on the moon and you’re asking where I want to go next,” I said to my manager. It was the first month into my first remote ID role, and she wanted to know my career goals. “Truthfully, I have so much healing to do. I want this first year to be all about renewing my relationship with...
When I started the IDOL journey, I thought “I’ve got so many transferable skills. I’m already qualified for many of these jobs!” I dutifully created a website, crafted an ID resume, and refreshed my LinkedIn profile. I knew I faced hard work to upskill and learn about the ID field, but I had time to invest and a big IDOL goal that seemed reasonable to me. But five months later, no job offers. Not even a single interview! “What gives?” I wondered. I already identified as a quiet quitter from my day job - that’s why I became an IDOL! Was I now also quitting on my career transition?
Sometime in 2019, my long-time enthusiasm for teaching began wearing thin. Twenty years of teaching freshman composition will do that to you, I reasoned. So I jumped into innovative teaching practices in an effort to continue learning and challenge...
In this episode, I will be chatting with Jennifer Berman, an IDOL course Academy member who transitioned into an Instructional Designer in just 14 weeks. She worked for 17 years in Elementary Education when becoming the primary virtual teacher inspired a love for online learning. She tells how IDOL gave her the skills, feedback and goal setting that she needed to make such a quick transition. Listen in to hear how her corporate role compares to teaching!