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Now, more than ever, we are being asked to navigate career changes deftly and frequently. The average employee tenure in America is just four or five years, and even those job roles often change dramatically within that span. Our economy is now demanding that we create dynamic careers based on creativity, innovation, and serving others. We are being asked to move from careers that used be based on linear, predictable ladders to trajectories that are now much more fluid and entrepreneurial. Pivoting is a mindset and a skill set, and it is one we can all get better at. Using anecdotes from her own experience and the experiences of the successful professionals, Blake provides a 3-stage process that will teach anyone how to: Identify existing strengths, interests, and experiences.



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Jenny Blake

Jenny Blake is an author, career and business strategist and international speaker who helps smart people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. With two years at a technology start-up as the first employee, five years at Google on the Training and Career Development teams, and over five years of running her own business, Jenny combines her love of technology with her superpower of simplifying complexity to help clients pivot their career or business.

Jenny created her first website, LifeAfterCollege.org, in 2005, then released a book of the same name in 2011 that was featured in Target's 2012 graduation display. She has been featured on Forbes.com, US News & World Report, Real Simple magazine, and has spoken at major universities and top companies such as Columbia, TEDxCMU, Yale, Parsons, UCLA, Google, Intuit, KPMG and Best Buy.

Today you can find her at JennyBlake.me, where she explores systems at the intersection of mind, body and business. Jenny is based in New York City, where she imagines she's starring in a movie whenever she walks through its crowded streets. Listen and subscribe to the Pivot Podcast and follow her on Twitter @jenny_blake.



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