Tess Vigeland, veteran radio producer and former anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, join us to discuss her story of leaping without a plan B.
- Developing an awareness of the moments we fall in love with our work
- The challenges of coming up with your own definitions of success
- Why we all don’t have to be special
- The mentality that sets us up to feel like failures
- How definitions of success change over the course of our lives and our careers
- Lessons in mastery from more than 20 years in radio
- Navigating loss of identity that comes with significant changes in your life
- Navigating the psychological challenges of leaping into uncertainty
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Tess Vigeland is a veteran journalist, and a well-known voice to millions of American radio listeners. She is the CEO of Tess Vigeland Productions, a Los Angeles-based multi-media company. Tess spent 11 years as an anchor for public radio’s Marketplace, including six hosting the personal finance show Marketplace Money. Her first book, titled “Leap: Leaving A Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want,” was published in August 2015, by Random House Harmony.