As a lover of deep conversations and personal connections, Tracy Timm created her own company to help people find or create work that takes advantage of their own unique genius, rather than settling for a job and a life they dread. Her goal is to get you back to the basics of who you are, what you value and what you excel at. Tracy does this through the unique program she designed, which helps you determine the non-negotiable aspects of your life, by focusing on your “now”, your “nature” and your “nurture”. Your “now” is your current circumstances, your “nature” is what you’re naturally good at and your nurture, the things or skills you’ve developed over the course of your career.

Once a person clarifies these things, they can be in the driver seat and confidentially make decisions to steer themselves in the direction they want. With a little bit of guidance, you too can start taking control of your destiny and stop allowing life to happen to you. In this episode, Tracy covers her early years through her college experience and first big job on Wall Street. All these were pivotal things that motivated her to birth her own company.

Show Highlights

  • Checking all the boxes of an over achiever
  • Life on Wall Street
  • The self-realizations during a semester at sea
  • Test driving your career assumptions in minimum viable ways
  • Quarter life crisis
  • The risk of quitting your current job and taking the first new opportunity that comes your way, rather than leveraging your skill set
  • When you don’t have clarity you can’t confidently make decisions
  • Discovering your core values

Key Takeaway:  The time is now. If you’re looking for a sign that you need to make a change, the sign IS the sign. Start today and begin taking control of your career and the direction you want to take your life. Just for the P&B Family, Tracy made a summary page of her interview’s key takeaways including references at TracyTimm.com/Paychecks.

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