Episode Information

Are you feeling stuck in a job that doesn’t fulfill you? Do you wonder if there is something more out there for you? Or are you simply looking for a way to achieve more harmony between your work and your life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this episode is for you. Join Kathleen Quinn Votaw, as she talks to Simone Stolzoff, a journalist and consultant who has a radical message for all of us: stop chasing your dream job and start living your dream life. Simone is the author of The Good Enough Job, a book that challenges the myth of finding our passion and purpose in our careers and invites us to embrace a more holistic and realistic approach to work. In this episode, they will discuss why the dream job is a trap, how to redefine success on your own terms, and how to cultivate more joy and meaning in your work. Whether you are looking for a career change, a promotion, or just a better way to cope with the demands of your current job, this episode will inspire you to dare to care for yourself and your well-being in the workplace. Tune in and discover how you can find your good enough job today.

About Simone Stolzoff: Simone is an independent journalist and consultant from San Francisco. A former design lead at the global innovation firm IDEO, he regularly works with leaders—from the Surgeon General of the United States to the Chief Talent Officer at Google—on how to make the workplace more human-centered. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and numerous other publications. He is a graduate of Stanford and The University of Pennsylvania.