Oct 4, 2022
Episode 81 features Kelly Fiorini, a teacher turned copywriter
who has an amazing story about how that journey transpired with a
few tips about trying a career before you go full in. Plus going
abroad, having two vastly different teaching experiences, being an
introvert, freelance writing, self-evaluation, and much much
Throughout the conversation, we discuss:
- Why a teacher?
- Majoring in languages
- Studying abroad
- Teaching Expectations vs. Reality
- Career Complacency
- Trying a career first
- Education can be such an amazing thing
- National Boards
- Are extracurriculars possible for teachers?
- What's next?
- Exchanging writing for money
- Writing for yourself
- And much more
Mentioned and Helpful Links from This
Beacon of Hope: Discovering the
legendary Terry Fox through Coupland’s coffee book
‘Gonzo’ Reminds Us That Hunter S.
Thompson is Far Greater Than ‘Fear’
Changing Careers with Carl Landra -
The Palmer Files Episode 6
A Lawyer, Life, and Lessons with
Robert Eskra - The Palmer Files Episode 58
You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with
host Chris Maier or as co-host of The
Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.
Music created and provided by Henno
Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.
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