Episode 21

Published on:

27th Dec 2019

From Fortune 500 Director to Marketing Consultant Featuring Susan Hartman

Susan Hartman is a former director of global marketing at Fortune 500 company Schneider Electric, now working as a marketing advisor and consultant with companies across the country as the Principle of Susan Hartman Consulting LLC. 

We discuss:

  • Becoming a champion in getting unemployed [2:05]
  • What is going to set you free? [4:25]
  • How to prepare for a job loss [7:05]
  • Why you should not burn bridges after losing a job [11:06]
  • What a single company cannot give you [13:45]
  • Moving from we-us to me-I [15:46]
  • Challenging surprises that solopreneurs might encounter [19:19]

With over 20 years of experience in building successful marketing plans, executing and delivering on global programs, and establishing a content marketing practice across a multi-division corporation, Susan works with organizations of all sizes to adapt and assess ways of helping them achieve success with their marketing efforts.

Learn more about Susan at http://www.susanhartmanconsulting.comLinkedIn and Twitter.

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About the Podcast

Building Your Own Successful Business After a Late Career Job Loss
Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

About your host

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David Shriner-Cahn

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, I was told that my job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma and fear, I knew that as my next step, I'd rather work for myself and have more control over my destiny. That was in 2006.

Today, I'm a thriving entrepreneur, podcaster and speaker. I guide highly skilled professionals who are recovering from a late career job loss and who yearn to impact the world with their knowledge and creativity by becoming successful entrepreneurs.