-Podcast Show Notes-
Episode 30: Kalyna Miletic
How to Design the Career You Truly Desire
During this new episode of (SOB) Style of Business, Keetria interviews career transition coach, human capital developer, and founder of KickStart Your Work – Kalyna Miletic. As a passionate career coach, Kalyna assists clients in reaching their career goals and has helped organizations increase overall team performance in multiple countries including Canada, United States of America, India, Brazil, Australia, Colombia, Nepal, and others within the European Union. Today, Keetria finds out more about Kalyna Miletic’s achievements and strategies that have benefited educational institutions and corporate environments to maintain their motivation, engagement, and performance.
- Kalyna studied business in university, didn’t enjoy corporate world during her first internship
- Started her own company at age 20 doing digital strategies doing website content
- While running her own business she lived in Europe and the Caribbean but she ended up still feeling something was missing
- While living in Brazil her biggest client gave her 30 days notice that they were ending her services
- Kalyna transitioned into coaching: it focused on helping people solve problems
- Kalyna got certified in coaching and has clocked in over 1000 client hours with people in 17 different countries
- Vision behind KickStart Your Work: came from struggle with jobs and running digital strategy business and feeling alone, knew she needed to be helping recent graduates and inexperienced young professionals (18-34)
- Group element of career coaching started with teaching her toy dolls, and now she gives people actions, steps and a plan without settling
- Seeing the final completion of clients get their end results is what Kalyna enjoys the most about career coaching
- Clients with alternative careers like singing can learn how to make an income doing what they love
- Not everyone knows what they love to do and have the skills to make an income with: What you are good at + What you love to do + What you can get paid to do + What are your core motivators (what puts you in your element and what impact you want to make)
- Mash together your core interests to create a career that is a hybrid that keeps you excited and motivated
- Types of audiences she speaks to for speaking engagements: high schools, college students, business settings
- Kalyna does most 60 minute and 2 hour speaking sessions that are interactive, similar to workshops, that includes a package that involves the audience asking questions and translating the information into their life – not just talking about her life
- Always learning or optimizing is what Kalyna enjoys and entrepreneurship
- Age plays a roll to tailor her content to the audience for career design
- Talking and sharing and interacting is important – but doing is vitally important
- Her speaker topics include: finding your genius niche, designing a career that you love, who do you want to be, choosing your work environment, having a vision, making an impact, taking perfect action now, leadership
- Most of Kalyna’s social media is done through her name Kalyna Miletic: website, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn
- Keys to Entrepreneurship: Resilience/Determination: it’s not about if, but when & how. Being Open to New Things and Learning
- Mentorship and Community is key to success in business
3 Key Points:
1.What you are good at + What you love to do + What you can get paid to do + What are your core motivators (what puts you in your element and what impact you want to make)
2.Kalyna does most 60 minute and 2 hour speaking sessions that are interactive, similar to workshops, that includes a package that involves the audience asking questions and translating the information into their life – not just talking about her life
3.Keys to Entrepreneurship: Resilience/Determination: it’s not about if, but when & how. Being Open to New Things and Learning
-“Is this really what the rest of my life is going to look like after school? Where, I look forward to, two weeks of vacation and lunch breaks and coffee breaks?” – Kalyna Miletic.
-“Where am I at? Where do I want to be? How do I close that gap?”– Kalyna Miletic.
-“Talking is important, but doing is also critical.” – Kalyna Miletic.
– “Just because you are good at something, doesn’t mean you should be doing it.” – Kalyna Miletic.