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E160 | No Degree? Here’s how Skill Stacking and Being a Lifelong Learner Leads to Success–Brad Koehn
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Listen in as he talks to Jonaed about how:
- · Combining diverse skills and experiences can create unique value and open doors to new opportunities
- · Parenting classes and becoming a pilot contributed to his professional growth
- · His network helped him to transition from being an employee to a consultant
(2:06) Intro to Brad Koehn
(3:22) Blueprint to success: Stay current with training and education
(5:53) How losing his dad at age nine affected his education, from elementary school and beyond.
(7:51) First job
(12:00) Learning to manage people was a challenge but parenting classes and becoming a pilot helped
(16:57) Here’s how his network helped him to make the scary transition from employee to consultant
(20:49) Biggest accomplishment is skill stacking, here's how it can help you
(26:25) Advice for those in tech: learn how to love learning new things
(35:03) Advice for those that are nervous about not going to college
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