Harnessing Your Professional Life-Experience for Business Growth w/ Ken Pasternak

Harnessing Your Professional Life-Experience for Business Growth w/ Ken Pasternak

Are you on the hunt for insights that can grow your consulting, speaking, or facilitation business? Discover how your diverse professional and life-experience can fuel extraordinary career transformations.

In this episode of the Training Business Podcast, I’m thrilled to welcome Ken Pasternak.

Ken’s journey is as diverse as it is inspiring, evolving from a corporate banker to a globe-trotting consultant, author, and sought-after speaker.

Ken shares his journey, detailing the pivotal moments that shaped his career and led him to where he is today. From his early days in banking to transforming a dilapidated hotel into a world-class training centre for Turkish bankers, and eventually, to making a significant impact in the world of Formula One.

Ken’s story is a testament to the power of embracing change and following your passion and one that you can certainly take inspiration and learn from.

Tune in and you’ll learn the following, plus much more:

  • How to leverage your diverse experiences for unique value proposition
  • The importance of being adaptable and flexible in navigating career transitions.
  • The critical role of networking and building relationships in identifying and seizing new business opportunities

    Tune in to be inspired by Ken’s journey and gain valuable insights into growing your career as a coach, consultant, or facilitation expert.

    Whether you’re contemplating a significant career shift or looking to refine your path in the consulting world, this episode is packed with wisdom and practical advice that you won’t want to miss.

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    Embracing one opportunity opened up a whole other avenue of opportunity for me to do speaking engagements.

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    Leveraging Your Diverse Life-Experience

    Ken’s career is a testament to the power of leveraging your varied life-experience to forge a unique value proposition.

    From banking in France to establishing a world-class training centre in Turkey, and eventually delving into the high-paced world of Formula One, Ken illustrates the unparalleled benefits of diversifying your skill set.

    The essence of Ken’s approach lies in pursuing what feels right and fulfilling, “It was kind of moving into things which felt comfortable, things I enjoyed, and where I was getting a positive response from our clients.”

    His career is not just a collection of job titles but a carefully woven tapestry of skills, insights, and passions that define his professional identity.

    Drawing inspiration from Ken’s journey, leveraging your professional life-experience into a unique value proposition is about more than the sum of your roles.

    It’s about crafting a narrative that reflects a rich, interconnected professional identity, grounded in a commitment to growth, adaptability, and the pursuit of passion.

    Move into a groove that is comfortable for you.

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    The Art of Adaptability and Flexibility

    Ken’s journey is a masterclass in adaptability and flexibility, crucial competencies in navigating career transitions.

    “It may be one and done in terms of years, because I may have to move back into the corporate world to make a living. But it clicked,” he shares.

    This shift from banking to consulting and finally into executive development and keynote speaking showcases the importance of being open to change and seizing opportunities as they arise.

    His narrative is peppered with instances of adaptation, whether it’s transitioning to consulting, embracing the world of Formula One, or adjusting his career to balance personal life and professional aspirations.

      Take-aways you do not want to miss πŸ‘‡

      • The significance of embracing change and the unknown for your professional growth
      • How leveraging diverse experiences can help you craft a unique value proposition
      • The critical role of adaptability and flexibility in career transitions
      • The importance of networking and relationship building as key strategies for business development
      • The power of authenticity and genuine interest in your work
      • Identifying and capitalising on the intersection of personal enjoyment and client needs
      • The value of continuous learning and staying curious

      Resources for you.

      1. Connect with Ken on LinkedIn: Ken Pasternak on LinkedIn
      2. Learn more about our guest: Ken’s Website
      3. Performance at the Limit: Business Lessons from Formula One Racing
      4. Exploding Turkeys and Spare Trousers: Adventures in global business

      Check out the episode today!

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