Second Act Success Career Podcast: Career Change Advice, Job Search Strategies, and Personal Development Tips

By Shannon Russell

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Welcome to the Second Act Success Career Podcast, your go-to resource for empowering people navigating career transitions. Hosted by Shannon Russell, a former television producer turned entrepreneur and career transition coach, this podcast is designed to guide and inspire you through the journey of seeking a new career, starting a business, or pursuing your creative passions.

🌟 Are you considering a career change?
🤔 Not sure how to switch jobs and find fulfillment in life?
🚀 Looking for career advice on how to achieve work-life balance or turn your side hustle into a full-time business?
🌟Need personal development tips and career inspiration to make the most of your work, business, and life?

You're in the right place! Join Shannon and industry experts as they share valuable advice, insights, and motivational stories. Discover practical tips on how to make your dream job a reality and embark on your own second act career.

🎙️ In each episode, Shannon and her guests discuss their successful career pivots, providing actionable strategies for finding fulfillment in your professional life. Whether you're aiming for a complete career overhaul or seeking to enhance your current path, this podcast will equip you with the tools and inspiration needed to thrive.

Ready to build a life of abundance and find a career that truly fulfills you? Tune in to the Second Act Success Career Podcast. Let Shannon help you produce your best life, and unlock the secrets to second act success in your career journey.

🔗 For more inspiration and resources, visit www.secondactsuccess.co/podcast.

Subscribe now and embark on a transformative journey towards career fulfillment and success!

Email shannon@secondactsuccess.co to connect!


Episode Date
How To Grow A Virtual Assistant Business with VA Coach Tracey D'Aviero | Ep #148
Jun 18, 2024
Crafting Your Personal Brand for Career Transition Success | Ep #147
Jun 11, 2024
Interior Design: Moving Corporate Stress To Holistic Harmony | Ep #146
Jun 04, 2024
From Foreign Service to Fitness: Heike Yates’ Inspiring Midlife Transformation | Ep #145
May 28, 2024
Trusting Your Gut: The Secret to Navigating Career Changes with Confidence | Ep #144
May 21, 2024
Mental Health Advocate, Author, and Mom - Meet Stacy Ross | Ep #143
May 14, 2024
Bold Moves at 60: Michele Folan's Career Pivot and Health Coaching Mission | Ep #142
May 07, 2024
Pure Barre Owner Reflects On Her Career Shift From Working in the NYC Jewelry District (Replay) | Ep #141
May 05, 2024
From Acting to Wedding Planning with Hannah Campbell Anderson (Replay) | Ep #140
May 04, 2024
Career Changes and Tips To Crush Your Money Goals with Bernadette Joy (Replay) | Ep #139
May 03, 2024
Leaving a NYC Fashion Career to Launch a Lactation Consultant Business with Alicea Sabella (Replay) | Ep #138
May 02, 2024
Mouseketeer Jennifer McGill On Her Music Career After The Mickey Mouse Club (Replay) | Ep #137
May 01, 2024
Author Carola Lovering On How Career Changes Led To Getting Published (Replay) | Ep #136
Apr 30, 2024
A Mental Health Counselor's Journey To Helping Others with Jaime Hanley (Replay) | Ep #135
Apr 29, 2024
Leap Towards Your Career Goal With Confidence (Podcast Workshop Series Day 5) | Ep #134
Apr 26, 2024
Create a Contingency Plan Before Your Change Careers (Podcast Workshop Series Day 4) | Ep #133
Apr 25, 2024
Find Confidence In Your Career Decision Through Education (Podcast Workshop Series Day 3) | Ep #132
Apr 24, 2024
Financial Planning & Building Your Safety Net When It Comes To A Career Change (Podcast Workshop Series Day 2) | Ep #131
Apr 23, 2024
5 Ways To Make A Fearless Career Change Over 40 - Understanding Fears and Assessing Risks (Podcast Workshop Series Day 1) | Ep #130
Apr 22, 2024
From Classroom to Business: How One Teacher Turned Her Teaching Passion into a Thriving Education Venture For Children | Ep#129
Apr 15, 2024
Planning A Career Transition While Working Your Day Job | Episode #128
Apr 08, 2024
Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success: From Hospitality to Mompreneurship with Kate Santangelo | Ep #127
Apr 01, 2024
Prioritizing Your Goals: Finding Clarity Amidst Life's Chaos | Ep #126
Mar 25, 2024
Finding Courage in Midlife: A Nurse's Transition to an Aromatherapy Business with Kim Benoy | Ep #125
Mar 18, 2024
Q&A Part 2: Empowering Answers to Career Transition Questions | Ep#124
Mar 12, 2024
Q&A Part 1: Questions and Answers About Changing Careers | Ep #123
Mar 04, 2024
From Blueprints to Branding: A Journey of Reinvention with Sofia Inacio | Ep #122
Feb 22, 2024
Mindfulness for Career Success: Balancing Being and Doing | Ep #121
Feb 15, 2024
Breaking Free: A Journey to a Label-Free Life with Deanna Radulescu | Ep #120
Feb 06, 2024
Overcoming the Sunday Scaries Before Your Work Week| Ep #119
Jan 31, 2024
Do You Need A Career Breakthrough? Get Clear On Your Career Goals | Ep #118
Jan 24, 2024
Strategic Career Breaks: Boost Your Second Act Success with Practical Tips | Ep #117
Jan 18, 2024
From Medicine to Life Organization: Listen to Angie Hyche's Inspiring Career Journey | Ep. 116
Jan 09, 2024
Mapping Your Success: Achieving Your Goals in 2024 | Ep #115
Jan 03, 2024
Don't Stress About Work This Holiday! (Encore) | Ep #114
Dec 19, 2023
A Journey from Setbacks to Success | Ep #113
Dec 12, 2023
How To Start A Small Business With Less Overhead Costs | Ep #112
Dec 05, 2023
Starting Over At Any Age In Your Career | Ep #111
Nov 28, 2023
Build A Business And a Family At The Same Time | Ep #110
Nov 14, 2023
High Tech Marketing to Nutrition Coaching During Divorce with Suzy Wood | Ep #109
Oct 31, 2023
Learn About A Job Before You Leap - Career Clarity Mini-Series (Part 5) | Ep #108
Oct 20, 2023
Keep priorities in check when changing careers - Career Clarity Mini-Series (Part 4) | Ep #107
Oct 19, 2023
Make Your Job Skills Stand Out - Career Clarity Mini-Series (Part 3) | Ep #106
Oct 18, 2023
What Is The Why Behind Your Work? - Career Clarity Mini-Series (Part 2) | Ep #105
Oct 17, 2023
Get Clear On Your Career Goals - Career Clarity Mini-Series (Part 1) | Ep #104
Oct 16, 2023
When Stressful Jobs Lead To Unhealthy Lifestyles | Ep #103
Oct 10, 2023
How Multiple Job Layoffs Led To A New Career Opportunity | Ep #102
Oct 03, 2023
September Surge: Why Now Is The Time To Find The Job You Want | Ep #101
Sep 26, 2023
100 Episodes of Second Act Success! Career Advice, Job-Change Stories, & Inspiration | Ep 100
Sep 19, 2023
Use Your Expertise To Start A Consulting Business with Amy Rasdal | Ep #99
Sep 05, 2023
How A Dancer Turned Her Creativity Into A Career In Photography With Shannel Resto | Ep #98
Aug 29, 2023
Dentist Dr. Jessica Metcalfe Pivoted To Find Her Purpose Inspiring Woman To Quiet Their Inner Critic | Ep #97
Aug 15, 2023
Non-Food Franchising Is At An All Time High With Franchise Expert Jon Ostenson | Ep #96
Aug 01, 2023
From Idea To Startup, Meet Female Founder Jordan Scott | #95
Jul 25, 2023
Grow Your Service-Based Business with Hannah McCormick | #94
Jul 17, 2023
40 Years In Nursing Led To A Business In Integrative Health Coaching For Donna Cetroni | #93
Jul 13, 2023
From A Side Hustle Job To A Full-Time Photography Business With Photographer Christina Greenberg | #92
Jul 11, 2023
Divorce Led Amanda Kate To A New Career In Kinesiology | #91
Jul 06, 2023
From Interior Design to Transforming Lives As A Health Coach | #90
Jul 03, 2023
How A Parent Volunteer Turned Her Experience Into A Marketing Business | #89
Jun 27, 2023
Get Curious About Your Career With Sales Director Turned Podcaster Meredith For Real | #88
Jun 22, 2023
Professional Fundraiser Turned Revenue Coach with Jan Ditchield | #87
Jun 19, 2023
MTV Talent Executive Turned Media Advisor with Vinnie Potestivo | #86
Jun 15, 2023
Food Stamps To 6 Figures - Fix Your Money Mindset with Dr. Amanda "The Money Healer" | #85
Jun 12, 2023
Beverly Hills Lawyer Finds 52 Weeks of Hope For Her Second Act Career - Lauren Abrams | #84
Jun 08, 2023
How Podcast Guesting Can Promote Your Business with Podcasting Expert Sara Lohse | #83
Jun 05, 2023
Get Back On That Horse and Test Out A New Career with Equestrian Massage Therapist Heather Wallace | #82
May 30, 2023
This DIYer Turned A Furniture Refinishing Hobby Into A New Career and Business - Meet Mel Did It Herself! | #81
May 25, 2023
Your Career Is Not Your Identity! | Ep #80
May 22, 2023
Reality TV Producer Turned Mental Health Therapist with Melody Murray | Ep #79
May 16, 2023
From Earning 33 Cents as a Virtual Assistant To Building a SAS Company Online with Nosheen Khan | Ep #78
May 11, 2023
Tips To Build A Business You Love with Business Coach and Photographer Krista Campbell | Ep #77
May 08, 2023
Author Rebecca Linney Turned Her Son's Sleep Issues Into A Book To Help Others | Ep #76
May 04, 2023
How to Quit A Job Without Burning A Bridge | Ep #75
May 01, 2023
Overcome Debt, Sell Your Business To Bill Gates, and Become a Millionaire Businesswoman with Beate Chelette | Ep #74
Apr 27, 2023
Career Celebration- One Year of Second Act Success! | Ep #73
Apr 24, 2023
How To Leave A Legacy And Build Community In Your Second Act | #72
Apr 20, 2023
From Doctor To Author With Dr. Debra Blaine | Ep #71
Apr 17, 2023
The Power of Public Speaking with Professional Performer Tyler Foley | Ep # 70
Apr 10, 2023
Use Your Career Skillsets To Teach Others And Grow Your Brand With Mary Henderson | Ep. #69
Apr 03, 2023
Find Fulfillment In Your Midlife Career with Marketing Exec and Podcast Host Bernie Borges | Ep #68
Mar 27, 2023
Travel and Build A Business You Love! Meet The Profitable Digital Nomad Couple! | Ep #67
Mar 20, 2023
How a Female Director of Engineering Pivoted To Help Other Women Succeed in Tech and STEM Fields With Limor Bergman Gross | Ep #66
Mar 16, 2023
Opening A Franchise May Be The Perfect Next Career Move! Franchising 101 with Patrick Findaro | Ep #65
Mar 14, 2023
When Career and Motherhood Collide, Find Your Community with Ashley Reckdenwald | Ep #64
Mar 09, 2023
Stand Out and Get The Job | Ep #63
Mar 06, 2023
Legal Assistant Turned Virtual Assistant and Podcast Manager with Janis Melillo | Ep #62
Mar 02, 2023
Live Coaching Session: Brainstorming Career Ideas with Teacher Jackie Canterna | #61
Feb 27, 2023
How a High School Guidance Counselor Pivoted for a Career as a Peak Performance Coach | Ep #60
Feb 23, 2023
5 Reasons You May Be Ready For A Career Change | Ep #59
Feb 20, 2023
Speak Up and Use Your Voice To Inspire Others with Ms. V The Storyteller | Ep #58
Feb 13, 2023
How A Teacher Transitioned To Educate Entrepreneurs With The $100 MBA and Webinar Ninja- Meet Nicole Baldinu | Ep #57
Feb 09, 2023
Live Coaching Session: How to Grow A Business On Social Media With Lūssi Skin Founder Michelle Novello | Ep #56
Feb 05, 2023
Chief Marketing Officer Turned Mindfulness Coach with Rebecca Hellmann | Episode #55
Feb 02, 2023
How Quiet Hiring May Impact Your Job | Ep #54
Jan 30, 2023
Know Your Business Numbers and Make Money with Heather Zeitzwolfe | Ep #53
Jan 24, 2023
Learn Tools To Help Build A Career You Want With Author Mark Herschberg | Ep #52
Jan 20, 2023
Divorce Can Lead To Starting Over In Your Life And Career With ExExperts T.H. Irwin and Jessica Klingbaum | Ep #51
Jan 17, 2023
Follow These Signs That You Are On The Right Career Path | Ep #50
Jan 12, 2023
Meet The Personal Trainer Who Pivoted To Teach Self Love with Jane Kilian | Ep #49
Jan 10, 2023
Plan A Career Change By Taking A 12 Month Tour Of You! | Ep #48
Jan 05, 2023
How Anna Maria DiDio Turned Her Adoption Experience Into A Book Series | Ep #47
Jan 03, 2023
The Best Career Advice I’ve Heard All Year! | Ep 46
Dec 28, 2022
Wedding Singer Turned Audiobook Narrator with Sheri Saginor| Ep #45
Dec 20, 2022
From Actress To Sales Exec To Author of The Ins and Outs of My Vagina With Karin Freeland | Ep #44
Dec 13, 2022
How To Be Present With Yourself and Your Family This Holiday | #43
Dec 08, 2022
A Scary Life Moment Propelled Sylvia Worsham from Pharmaceuticals to Spiritual Awakening | Ep #42
Dec 06, 2022
Prepare Your Career For The Unexpected | #41
Dec 02, 2022
News Journalist Kristy Siefkin Took Her On-Air Skills And Launched A Career As A Communications Coach | Ep #40
Nov 29, 2022
​​How a Criminal Defense Attorney Left Law to Write Fiction with Reyna Marder Gentin | Ep #39
Nov 22, 2022
​​The Power of Personal Branding As You Grow A Business With Tonya Eberhart | Ep #38
Nov 15, 2022
Let’s Talk Career Transition with Corporate Career Coach Gina Riley! | #37
Nov 08, 2022
Meet The Storm Chasing Creator of Girls Who Chase with Jen Walton | #36
Nov 01, 2022
From Freelance and Unemployed to Published Author with Liz Alterman | Ep #35
Oct 25, 2022
Money Goals! From Debt to Teaching Financial Freedom with Bernadette Joy | Ep #34
Oct 18, 2022
Coming Out Later in Life As A Lesbian With Anne-Marie Zanzal | Ep #33
Oct 11, 2022
My Burnout Moment That Changed My Career Path! | #32
Sep 30, 2022
Burnout Is Real! Burnout Coach Ash Burnside Shares Warning Signs To Look Out For In Your Career | Ep #31
Sep 27, 2022
Age Can Propel Us To Start Over! How Turning 40 Inspired Stephanie McLaughlin's 40 Drinks Project and Podcast | Ep #30
Sep 20, 2022
How a Teacher Who Loved Art Became a Business Coach for Artists with Fiona Valentine | Ep #29
Sep 13, 2022
Thinking About A Career Change? Know Your Why First! | Ep #28
Sep 08, 2022
From A Career As A Head Hunter to Thriving As An Executive Coach with Ann Mehl | Ep #27
Sep 06, 2022
Three Takeaways From Attending Podcast Movement As A New Podcast Host | Ep #26
Sep 01, 2022
Hollywood Casting Director Turned Brand & Web Designer with Liz Martinez-Nelson | #25
Aug 30, 2022
Are You Happy? Advice From Happiness Mentor Karyn Seitz | Ep #24
Aug 23, 2022
How A Desk Job Led To A Dream Digital Virtual Assistant Business with Jessica Hawks | Ep #23
Aug 16, 2022
MTV Producer Turned Clothing Boutique Owner with Katina Turner | Ep #22
Aug 09, 2022
How A Music Major Pivoted To Launch A Business Teaching Online Course Creation with Melissa Guller of Wit & Wire | Ep #21
Aug 02, 2022
Meet the PhD Scientist Who Launched Her Zero Waste Living Business To Help Save The Planet with Liz McDade | Ep #20
Jul 28, 2022
From Dropout to Dream Life with New Reporter Debra Alfarone | Ep #19
Jul 26, 2022
How A Nurse Launched A Multi-Million Dollar Business During Retirement with Seattle Sutton | Ep #18
Jul 21, 2022
Tell Me Lies Author Carola Lovering On Her Journey To Becoming an Author | Episode #17
Jul 19, 2022
From Family Trauma To A Life Of Triumph And Adventure with Kerry Holzschuh | Ep #16
Jul 14, 2022
How A Dancer Took Over Hollywood As An Actress, Host, and Executive Producer with Diane Mizota | Ep #15
Jul 12, 2022
A Recruiter’s View on Starting Over with Patricia DiMaria Shaffer | Ep #14
Jul 07, 2022
From Finance To Fashion Designer with Farrell O’Rourke | Ep #13
Jul 05, 2022
Pure Barre Studio Owner Megan Goldschein On How She Pivoted From Jewelry To Fitness | Ep #12
Jun 28, 2022
Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeer Jennifer McGill On Being A Child Star And Now Teaches Kids As A Vocal Coach | Ep #11
Jun 21, 2022
Big Tech Exec Turned Founder of Foodom with Reneta Jenik | Ep #10
Jun 14, 2022
Homeless To Artist-Author-Activist with Gregory Andrus | Ep 9
Jun 07, 2022
Ariel Belgrave of Gym Hooky on Making Her Side Hustle a Business | Ep #8
May 31, 2022
Actress Turned Wedding Coordinator with Hannah Campbell-Anderson | Ep #7
May 24, 2022
Enjoy Everyday Moments As You Search for Career Success | Ep #6
May 19, 2022
Staff Writer Turned Editor-in-Chief with Beth Tancredi Chunn | Ep #5
May 17, 2022
Female Engineer Turned Skills Into A STEM Snapology Business with Kayla Opperman | Ep #4
May 10, 2022
Fashion Executive Turned Lactation Consultant with Alicea Sabella | Ep #3
May 03, 2022
TV Producer Turned Business Owner And Career Transition Coach with Second Act Success Career Podcast Host Shannon Russell | Ep #1
Apr 26, 2022
From Marketing In The Makeup Industry to Opening A Yoga Studio to Becoming A Mental Health Therapist with Jamie Hanley | Ep #2
Apr 26, 2022
Trailer - Welcome to the Second Act Success Career Podcast!
Mar 31, 2022