Landing and Living Your Dream Life with Career Strategist, Melissa Llarena

Authentic Living with Roxanne Derhodge Melissa Llarena

In the current employment climate, the opportunity for change is abundant…whether we want it or not is another question.  On this episode of Authentic Living with Roxanne, we welcome Career Strategist, Melissa Llarena to talk about making positive changes in your job which in turn will create positive changes throughout the rest of your life.

Melissa Llarena helps proven marketers rediscover what makes them unique so that they can land their dream job in a forward-thinking company where their ideas are listened to, valued, and supported. She has worked in 16-business units and on billion-dollar brands for P&G and on IBM for Ogilvy & Mather. She’s been featured in Forbes, Financial Times, WSJ, The Huffington Post, Fox Business, and others.

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Authentic Touch Points:

  • Melissa’s journey from NYC to Sydney.  3:20
  • Choosing your own adventure.  12:00
  • Imprisoned by a paycheck.  19:20
  • The main stumbling block.  25:05
  • Making the connections.  29:00
  • What’s your why?  33:00
  • Making the leap.  42:00

Melissa’s podcast, An Interview with Melissa Llarena is for executives who go after what they want with curiosity, creativity, and courage. As a career strategist, Melissa is committed to helping her listeners shift their focus from landing a job at a Fortune 500 company to finally figuring out how they can build their own billion-dollar career. A billion-dollar career is one where you are in control of your destiny rather than one where an employer limits your career decisions. 

With many of us working from home and spending most of our time with family, I encourage you to reach out with thoughts or questions about creating a healthier mindset.  Click here to contact me at your convenience or click the link below to book a call with me.  

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