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Ed Evarts

Episode 39: Be the Driver of Your Career with Ed Evarts

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Be the driver of your career. That’s what Ed Evarts, leadership coach, author, host of the Be Brave at Work podcast and founder of Excellius Leadership Development, talks about on this episode of Engaging Voices.

This Weeks Engaging Voice:
Ed Evarts
Founder, Excellius Leadership Development

Show Notes:

Being courageous feels good. – Ed Evarts

Ed Evarts is the founder and president at Excellius Leadership Development, an organization focused on coaching mid-to senior-level leaders and their teams. With extensive experience in innovative leadership and management, he possesses the ability to build awareness, create action, and deliver results.

Author of Raise Your Visibility & Value: Uncover the Lost Art of Connecting on the Job, and the forthcoming book Drive Your Career: 9 High-Impact Ways to Take Responsibility for Your Own Success, he has worked with many top brands like Johnson & Johnson, Keurig, and Blue Cross Blue Shield to help their leaders bring strategic plans to life.

On this episode Stacey and Ed talk about…

  • What Ed wanted to be when he grew up and how that plays out in his work today (1:30)
  • Ed’s move from passenger to driver of his career (4:30)
  • The importance of networking to “drive your career” – it takes energy and it’s not just about asking for what you want (7:12)
  • On raising visibility and value and being curious (14:38)
  • Ed’s biggest challenges and insights for making the transition to independent coach (19:06)
  • Being courageous feels good and the importance of vulnerability at work (23:00)
  • Play the hand you’re dealt (30:01)
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About the Shed The Formality Podcast

For leaders & entrepreneurs who are great at what they do yet lack skills or confidence to sell their OWN ideas.

Tune in to the archives as Stacey Shipman and her guests share stories and insights on getting out of your own way, promoting your work, networking, leadership, handling adversity and more.

Listen to the archives on the Dropbox folder.