In this episode, my friend Howard Waldstreicher, tells us how he re-invented himself at 59. Howard started out as a former software engineer, then became a top-tier fitness trainer and post Covid, found his way back again to becoming one of the oldest data engineers at Facebook.
Howard shares his stories and mindful insights. He proves that Life Experience cannot be taught, but new skills can.
3 Takeaways from Howard:
1. Listen to your Mother – Howard’s Mother always said, “Never give up. It only takes one!” He sent out hundreds of resumes and almost gave up…
2. You can reinvent yourself by re-inventing your skills from something you might have done in the past. He was a programmer in his early days. He took classes and sharpened his modern day skills.
3. Return to work programs can help you find your way to something new. Howard found his way to Facebook through the career rentry program called iRelaunch. Check them out here: https://www.irelaunch.com/
You can find Howard's new book here: https://a.co/d/7iX5xoy
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