LIVELIHOOD SHOW features the stories of people who are pathfinders in the New Economy, reinventing how they make a living and make a difference. Host Marcy Rosenbaum interviews guests who share their personal struggles, surprising choices and unexpected opportunities as they adapt to changes in the economic and social environment and navigate unfamiliar career paths.
Marcy interviews writers, bloggers, authors and career coaches with innovative perspectives on work, careers and entrepreneurship. Listeners discover their untapped resources and reawaken a sense of purpose, passion and mastery in their working life.
In order to build a successful and satisfying personal career path, we need to be paying attention. What’s going on around me? How am I doing? What do I want?
Consumers seek affordable luxuries even as they trim their budgets elsewhere. Food entrepreneurs are paying attention, and the recent Good Food Festival in Chicago brought together thousands of growers, chefs, marketing companies, buyers and consumers.
In contemporary work settings, people and dogs are finding new work related partnerships. Specially trained service dogs make it possible to pursue a livelihood despite a disability that impacts mood or mobility.
Meet Dennis Kalodish and Alicia Chipy who train and partner with therapy dogs. Therapy dogs are professional visitors, making their rounds in hospitals, nursing homes and rehab centers.
For many couples, the bond they have with their pets turns out to be more enduring than the one they made with their spouse or domestic partner. When a couple breaks up, what becomes of their dog, cat, horse or rabbit? If courts and attorneys get involved, the only...
What would happen to your pet if you were incapacitated or died? According to a recent report by the BMO Retirement Institute, 61% of Americans own a pet. Of these pet ‘owners”, 87% consider pets to be a “family member”, and 77% feel it’s important to make...
How would you know if the contact for your next great opportunity happened to be living across the street? How would someone who is looking for someone just like you realize that you are sitting just two tables away at Starbucks?