How to pivot your career with Paula Campion Skerry|E233 ⋆ TechPixies

How to pivot your career with Paula Campion Skerry|E233

To paraphrase Reese Witherspoon, who started her hugely successful production company in her 40s, you should bet on yourself because you are your own best lottery ticket. 🎫

This is especially true in a job market as volatile as the British weather right now. 

So when TechPixie Paula Campion Skerry came to us and said she was super keen to show her fellow TV execs exactly how to navigate an industry being disrupted by everything from AI to dwindling ad revenues, we knew heaps of peeps would love hearing what she had to say.

So we’ve popped her on the podcast so you can hear her story and pick up a whole bunch of tips on how you can pivot your career. ↪️

Here’s why you need to tune in

Discover how a Success List can help you identify the transferable skills you already have so you can pivot to something new, and learn why a vision is super important when thinking not just about your dream job but the life you’d truly love to live. And don’t miss Joy talking about becoming a pile of goo before you can become something new. 🦋

Here’s what to listen out for:

[01:45] How did Paula get into TV?

[05:08] TV is changing. 

[07:06] How do you identify your transferable skills?

[10:00] Why it’s important to have a vision. 

[14:39] You will go through the messy middle.

[18:46] Taking action and trusting your intuition. 

[21:40] Don’t limit your vision.

[24:11] Be inspired by Reese Witherspoon.

[27:42] Why resilience is key. 

▶️▶️▶️ Once you’ve hit play, you’ll want to save your spot on Paula and Joy’s free LIVE workshop as its jam-packed with even more tips and advice for career changers, particularly those in the creative industries. Save your seat here.

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Useful links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Maxwell Malts – The Magic Power of Self-Image Psychology 

Gay Hendricks – The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level

Jamie Kern Lima – Worthy: How to Believe You Are Enough and Transform Your Life

Reese Witherspoon TikTok

Connect with Paula

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