17: Danielle Whitaker | Flourish Through Professional and Personal Challenges

On today’s show, we interview Director of Corporate Development, EmpireWorks, Danielle Whitaker who shares with us her distilled wisdom on persistence, goal-setting, and finding your best path.



We start this show with Danielle sharing how she perceives excellence. When you are on the edge of excellence, you will flourish even in the face of massive personal and professional challenges. When you are coasting along in your flow state, nothing can stop you from putting your best self forward.

Growing up in suburban Chicago, Danielle had her fair share of ups and downs. And her parent’s messy divorce and modest financial means did not stop her from dreaming big.

After graduating with a degree in sociology from Urbana Champaign, 21-year-old Danielle moved to Vegas to help Empire Works with their talent acquisition. Eventually, she rose up the corporate ranks to become the Director of Corporate Development.

As an experienced talent acquisition expert, Danielle shares some golden nuggets guaranteed to help you out.

You will learn that the path to success is not a linear one. And that you will have to be flexible and pivot multiple times to reach your chosen destination.

You will learn how you can find your strengths and field that aligns well with them.

Additionally, we share some practical interview tips guaranteed to help you get your dream job.

Towards the end of this show, Danielle reflects back on her journey and shares some of the most important lessons that she has learned so far.


What You Will Learn In This Show

  • My definition of excellence
  • Tenacity and developing a never-say-die attitude
  • How to pivot and reach your destination
  • Practical interview tips to help you out
  • And so much more…

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