Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders

28. Future Proofing Careers - Valerie Zaric

March 08, 2021
Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
28. Future Proofing Careers - Valerie Zaric
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Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
28. Future Proofing Careers - Valerie Zaric
Mar 08, 2021

Valerie Zaric is a futuristic career strategist who helps her listeners and clients handle career uncertainty. She has over a decade of experience in corporate operations specializing in leadership, data analysis, relationship building, and the customer experience. With an undergraduate degree in Art and master’s degree in Library and Information Science, she was inspired to combine her corporate experience with her creative background to start a career-themed podcast and radio show to help reduce the career anxiety she was witnessing all around her. 

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Leadership Principle
    • Getting the team you need to achieve the common goal
    • Follow your curiosity
    • Developing soft skills
    • Understanding where they are and what they have
  • Key Habit
    • Plot out time 7 day look ahead
    • Top 3 Most Important Task list (MIT) - help me reach my goals for the week
    • Use a Planner (she uses Day Designer) 

Now what?

  • Believe in yourself - be fearless and have confidence
  • Be passionate about what you do
  • Be consistent - show up when you say you will
  • Summarize your findings first with data

Ask yourself?

  • Are you learning - are you growing - if not, give yourself permission to move on to a new opportunity
  • Understand what your experience and strengths are 

Resources mentioned in this episode:  
(As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't , by Jim Collins (#commissions earned)
Day Designer Planners by Blue Sky (2021) (#commissions earned)
Podcast: Visualize You with Beth Hewitt

Where to find Valerie:
Website: Valerie Zaric
Podcast: Future Proof Career Podcast

Get involved!
Do want to be part of a community that practices, encourages and supports being Intentionally Optimistic? Join me over in the Intentional Optimists Facebook Group

Grab your FREE:
Andrea's Favorite Planning & Productivity tools
“Ultimate DISC communication Cheat Sheet”

Get your own DISC Assessment, and don't forget the 10% discount (code "PODCAST") at check out!
Email me at [email protected]  so I can be your professional encourager!
  ● Follow on Instagram @theintentionaloptimist
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Show Notes

Valerie Zaric is a futuristic career strategist who helps her listeners and clients handle career uncertainty. She has over a decade of experience in corporate operations specializing in leadership, data analysis, relationship building, and the customer experience. With an undergraduate degree in Art and master’s degree in Library and Information Science, she was inspired to combine her corporate experience with her creative background to start a career-themed podcast and radio show to help reduce the career anxiety she was witnessing all around her. 

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Leadership Principle
    • Getting the team you need to achieve the common goal
    • Follow your curiosity
    • Developing soft skills
    • Understanding where they are and what they have
  • Key Habit
    • Plot out time 7 day look ahead
    • Top 3 Most Important Task list (MIT) - help me reach my goals for the week
    • Use a Planner (she uses Day Designer) 

Now what?

  • Believe in yourself - be fearless and have confidence
  • Be passionate about what you do
  • Be consistent - show up when you say you will
  • Summarize your findings first with data

Ask yourself?

  • Are you learning - are you growing - if not, give yourself permission to move on to a new opportunity
  • Understand what your experience and strengths are 

Resources mentioned in this episode:  
(As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases)
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't , by Jim Collins (#commissions earned)
Day Designer Planners by Blue Sky (2021) (#commissions earned)
Podcast: Visualize You with Beth Hewitt

Where to find Valerie:
Website: Valerie Zaric
Podcast: Future Proof Career Podcast

Get involved!
Do want to be part of a community that practices, encourages and supports being Intentionally Optimistic? Join me over in the Intentional Optimists Facebook Group

Grab your FREE:
Andrea's Favorite Planning & Productivity tools
“Ultimate DISC communication Cheat Sheet”

Get your own DISC Assessment, and don't forget the 10% discount (code "PODCAST") at check out!
Email me at [email protected]  so I can be your professional encourager!
  ● Follow on Instagram @theintentionaloptimist
  ●  Linked In Andrea Johnson


Noom: A Mindful Way to Eat
Learn how to intentionally challenge your mindset in order to take control of your health.

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/AndreaJohnson)