Escape From Cubicle Nation Podcast

Meaning at work, teens and the power of the underdog - Interview with author Josh Shipp



I have always been a huge fan of underdogs. Josh Shipp started his life without a safety net. Abandoned at birth by his mother, he spent most of his youth bouncing between foster homes, growing increasingly disillusioned and angry. He finally landed in a home with a family who gave him the kind of support and encouragment he needed. He then built an amazing speaking business, reaching more than 2 million teens with live presentations. He created a television show called Jump Shipp where he pairs a person with a big dream with a mentor and a challenge to make it happen. His latest book is called Jump Ship: Ditch Your Dead-End Job and Turn Your Passion into a Profession. In this episode, Josh and I discuss: His own journey, and how he turned a bleak childhood into a life of service and inspiration Strategies for finding more meaning in your life and business How to integrate all of your "ingredients" in your work - skills, strengths and scars I was so inspired to talk to this young man who has done more with