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balance, passions, mentors, life satisfaction

Balance your Passions in Work & Life

Andrea Slobodien leads product at 8tracks, a music streaming startup in SF, and studied Science, Technology, and Society at Stanford. When she’s not building products or encouraging friends to try Well Connected Now as one of WCN's greatest evangelists, Andrea writes songs and shares her music with others. Andrea's story represents a rising attitude shift towards balance, one that we're also noticing across our mentoring, coaching, and therapy clients. How can you balance your passions with your career/family dreams? As one perfect example, Andrea's gorgeous singing voice, artistic talents, witty songwriting, and coding skills came together in this

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mentors, coaches, therapists, career advancement

Mentors, Career Coaches, and Therapists: Which One's Best to Get You Out of Your Rut?

So, you’re having a problem navigating a tricky situation at the office and you know you need help figuring it out. That much is clear. What’s not so clear is who you should ask for help: a mentor, a career coach, or maybe even a therapist? Trust me, you’re not the first person to struggle with this conundrum. After studying Psychology & Science, Technology & Society at Stanford, coaching Microsoft's Academy of College Hires, and marketing consumer apps around the world as a Tech Evangelist, I saw too many friends, co-workers, and mentees struggle with unsupportive managers

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