Career Development | The Golden Thread
In today’s information-heavy world, we’re exposed to more individuals (and their unique experiences) than ever before. This has had a profound impact on identifying a career path. With an abundance of fields you may be deeply connected with, the adage “follow your passion” no longer holds weight.
From styling music videos for artists like A Tribe Called Red, to landing influencer deals with major brands like Harley Davidson and Canada Goose, to hosting RISE at the frontlines of Indigenous communities – Sarain Fox has built her career at the cross-section of activism and media. In this presentation, she provides audiences with a new lens to explore career development. Sarain shares crucial career lessons including – the myth of the “big break”, the reality of imposter syndrome and the invaluable impact of believing in yourself (cheesy but true!). Audiences will leave with the tools needed to shift from seeking something they want to do, to finding a way to make the things they love to do coexist. The golden thread that ties it all together!
• How to think differently about your future career & discover what will lead you to become your most authentic self.
• Strategies to cope with the harsh realities of a culture obsessed with profit and beauty ideals.
The power of honest introductions
How do you introduce yourself? Do you acknowledge and share who you really are? Sarain Fox, storyteller, Indigenous activist, and television host, shares stories about the power of introductions as a gateway to our personal truths and to connect us to what we have in common: each other.