writer of the new Netflix Originals hit series – OA – lead an interesting career journey. After graduating from Georgetown University, Brit Marling carved a path to become an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. She quickly realized, though, that she was setting herself up for a career she didn’t want.
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She decided to pivot her career and move into the acting arena. Frustrated by the lack of roles for actresses wanting to play complex, 3-dimensional characters, she decided to learn to become a screenwriter. That’s when her career became hugely successful!
Her success is packed with valuable lessons for every woman in business that is looking for a way to redefine their success and power. In today’s episode, I’m going to break down a few of the lessons we can take away from Brit’s successful career pivot.
You are the CEO of your own career. It goes down the way you say.”
Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:
- Why you should stop waiting for other people or opportunities to come to you.
- How investing in your own learning and development can significantly impact your success.
- If you have grit and are able to be strategic, there are always ways to make your dream opportunity come true.
- Why leveraging the connections in your network is critical.
- A sense of urgency is important, but results require patience.
Top 5 Leadership Lessons from Actress Brit Marling:
- Create your own opportunities.
- Learn to sell your ideas.
- Don’t be afraid to pivot.
- Don’t forget about your older networks.
- Great work and success takes
My Challenge to You:
- Stop waiting for opportunities to come to you. Find your grit, reconnect with your network, and start creating your own opportunities. But, be patient.
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