Episodes

April 13, 2022

Jenn – The Path to Founding Cheekbone Beauty

#71 – In 2016, Jenn Harper founded Cheekbone Beauty despite having no previous experience in the cosmetics industry. This was a m…

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March 30, 2022

Isil – Overcoming Fear and Finding Her Creative Self

#70 - Isil Usal Cavelli grew up in Izmir, Turkey, and didn't have a lot of role models. Consequently, if you told her that she c…

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March 2, 2022

Priya – How a Broadcaster Dabbled in Teaching on the Way to a Career …

#69 – Priya Sam grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan, and was torn between two interests. Should she explore her interest in teaching,…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Rest, Recovery, and Dreaming

#68 - After eight weeks off, Career Crossroads is back! I'm rested and somewhat recovered so it's time for an update on what's be…

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Feb. 9, 2022

Best of Career Crossroads #4 - Lindsay Graham

#67 - This week is the fourth and final episode of the Best of Career Crossroads series before I return with new episodes. This w…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Best of Career Crossroads #3 - Ashlee

In episode #3 of the Best of Career Crossroads series, we revisit my interview with Ashlee. Being LeBron James’ first intern is a…

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Jan. 26, 2022

Best of Career Crossroads #2 - Kait

In episode #2 of the Best of Career Crossroads series, we revisit my interview with Kait. Kait’s journey to her current career to…

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Jan. 19, 2022

Best of Career Crossroads #1 - Robbie

As I take a break from posting new interviews I'll be hightailing some of my favorite episodes from the past year and a half. Thi…

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Dec. 22, 2021

December 2021 Update - The Burnout is Real

#63 - We’ve had twelve new interviews since Career Crossroads one year anniversary so it’s time for another update episode. Let’s…

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Dec. 15, 2021

Dakota – How Knowing His Values Led Him to Become A Professional Co-A…

#62 – Dakota LaMarre has never thought of his career as a way to make money. Yes, making money is necessary and yes, it’s a by-pr…

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Dec. 8, 2021

Robert – From Journalism to Web Accessibility Advocate

#61 - With influences like Stephen King and Lemony Snicket, Robert Kingett, who was born blind and with cerebral palsy, realized …

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Dec. 1, 2021

Greg – How a Traumatic Brain Injury Changed His Path

#60 – Greg Noack was not happy with his life in his early 20’s. He had moved to British Columbia with plans to start anew after b…

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Nov. 24, 2021

Sydney – TikTok Travel and Tech Sales

#59 – Many people know Sydney as the ‘TikTok travel sales girl’ where she’s gained a significant following (160k+) by telling sto…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Ken – The Path From Paycheck to Purpose

#58 – Ken Coleman is known as America’s Career Coach, and for good reason. As the host of The Ken Coleman show, a nationally broa…

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Nov. 10, 2021

Crian - Career Paths in Five Countries

#57 – From his beginnings in South Africa, to his education in the United States and Ireland, on to his careers in South Korea an…

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Nov. 3, 2021

Lena – Business and Engineering and Technology, Oh My

#56 – Lena Xiang is the founder of Open Classroom Experience, a virtual global innovation program for Gen Z leaders that helps th…

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Oct. 27, 2021

Brooke – The Highs and Lows of Politics and Beyond

#55 – Politics runs in Brooke Crewson’s blood. From the age of five, she was helping her dad go door-to-door in his political cam…

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Oct. 20, 2021

Keith - Opera Singer to Coffee Cocktail Artisan

#54 – Growing up in Canada, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States, Keith Honda had a world of options when he finished univ…

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Oct. 13, 2021

Jabez – Mechanical Engineering to Business Consulting

#53 – Growing up in Mozambique, Jabez Ivan Joshiraj was always interested in building things when he was younger. Both cars and a…

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Oct. 6, 2021

Lauren – From Retail, to Music, to Mobile Flower Shop

#52 – The first thing Lauren Vandervecht ever thought she wanted to do for a career was be an interior designer. At the time it w…

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Sept. 29, 2021

Cayla – Hospitality to Healing

#51 – Cayla Schafer has had to pivot her career more than once due to her health. Misdiagnosed celiac disease wreaked havoc on he…

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Sept. 8, 2021

One Year of Career Crossroads

#50 – This week marks one year since the launch of Career Crossroads, and it’s time to celebrate and reflect! In 23 minutes, I pa…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Nicholas – From Business to Film Production

#49 – As a child, Nicholas loved to tell stories and would make home movies and short films with his siblings and neighborhood ki…

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Aug. 25, 2021

Ben – From Indie Rocker to Journalist

#48 – Growing up in the west end of Toronto, Ben Spurr’s favourite thing to do was get together for jam sessions with his friends…

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