“I think it’s important to A) allow your dreams to evolve and B) understand that you can give yourself grace and you can also experiment.”
- Pauleanna Reid
We all want to make a living working our Dream Job… but what do you do when your dream job doesn’t exist yet?
In this episode, I talk to a From Bustle to Boss success story! Pauleanna Reid is a journalist and the founder and CEO of WritersBlok, a ghostwriting agency that helps creative thinkers develop their voices and decode their ideas so that when they speak up, they SHAKE the room!
Pauleanna is definitely a MEANTrepreneur, not a WANTrepreneur. In order to become a boss, Pauleanna first needed to define her dream job… and when she found out it didn’t exist yet, she built it herself.
As Pauleanna says, Success leaves clues… and if you’re not paying attention, you’re going to miss your moment! Press play now to hear our entire conversation — we talk about it all, including:
You won’t want to miss it!
01:22 Meet Pauleanna Reid
02:40 The early days
03:39 Make space to grow
04:24 Maintaining values in a 9to5
05:56 “False starts”
08:10 How Pauleanna created her Dream Job
11:14 Overcoming obstacles
13:24 Employee mindset
16:15 Leadership skills
17:53 Finding the right support
21:35 What is coming up?
22:46 Nugget of wisdom
About Guest: Pauleanna Reid is a journalist and the founder and CEO of ghostwriting agency WritersBlok. As a celebrity ghostwriter, she helps high-profile leaders and doers turn their personal stories into powerful brand assets.
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