When You Lose Your Job and It’s Your Whole Identity with Steve Spiro

Sep 18, 2022 | Hot Mess Hotline Podcast, Leadership Development, Resilience

What do you do when you lose your job and it’s your whole identity? Steve Spiro has been there and has some words of advice! Almost every successful leader I know has been fired from a job and/or had a crisis of conscious. They often go hand-in-hand because we over invest our happiness in the role we play at work, the title, the salary, the perks.

It’s great to find purpose in our jobs. Our work can be the place where we make a difference and impact on the world. And at the end of the day, I hope you’ll see that your humanity comes from just being the amazing, awesome, fully human person that you are. That’s what Steve discovered too.

During this episode of the Hot Mess Hotline, Steve shares with us the power of mentorship, foresight, and what to rely on instead of your job for your identity. I also share what I went through when I lost my identity. If you’re going through this time, please know I feel and see your pain. If someone you love is going through this too and/or just lost their job, won’t you share this episode?

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About Steve Spiro

Steve Spiro started his first company right out of college in advertising. Additionally, he holds a 4th degree black belt in Karate & 1st degree in Jujitsu, including having his own Karate studio. Steve contributes much of his successes to a strong work ethic, a can-do, never-quit attitude, discipline, integrity and fearlessness that he cultivated in the martial arts. 

Steve is a master connector with over 35,000 contacts. He does a LinkedIn Live broadcast every week called the Master Connector Show.  He eventually pivoted from advertising into technology and now is a business automation consultant.

Steve is big on self-development and loves to inspire people to get out of their comfort zone too, through speaking engagements or coaching and mentoring.

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