Ep. 23: Why Should I Stay in My Career? with Alex Cooley

Why Should I? Podcast Ep. 23: Why Should I Stay in My Career? with Alex Cooley

Why should I stay in my career? A question that Alex Cooley, writer and producer for major network shows like The Colbert Report, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Madam Secretary , faced after reaching a level of burnout that lead her to walk away from her career. She spent the next year traveling and exploring the scope of her talents, which helped her to discover a more fulfilling and authentic life.

In this episode Alex describes the should’s that lead to her decision to leave television, the new set of should’s that she faced in her exploration, and the should’s that helped her to evolve her talents into a career path that she loves.

This episode is available for download in iTunes and Spotify!


ABOUT THE GUEST

Alex Cooley is a writer and producer for television, and she has worked on shows such as The Colbert Report, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Community, and Madam Secretary.  Alex also works as a brand story coach and consultant, helping purpose driven women find clarity and confidence in finding and communicating their brand story so they can level up and become an opportunity magnet. You can find Alex on Instagram @thatalexcooley, Twitter @thatalexcooley, and LinkedIn.

Writer and Producer for The Colbert Report and Madam Secretary, Alex Cooley Why Should I Podcast, A Podcast for Women
Writer and Producer for The Colbert Report and Madam Secretary, Alex Cooley Why Should I Podcast, A Podcast for Women
Writer and Producer for The Colbert Report and Madam Secretary, Alex Cooley Why Should I Podcast, A Podcast for Women
Writer and Producer for The Colbert Report and Madam Secretary, Alex Cooley Why Should I Podcast, A Podcast for Women

WHAT’S INSPIRING THE GUEST?

-Musician and performer Sia


Images courtesy of Alex Cooley.

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