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What We Can Learn From The 2008 Recession

by Goli Kalkhoran    |  04.17.20

Ok, a lot of us are freaking out right now. And for good reason. We’re in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, the likes of which we’ve never seen in our lifetime. We’re stuck in our houses trying to navigate working remotely, homeschooling our children, and generally keeping our sanity. And, on top of everything, most of us are worried about the effect this pandemic will have on the economy. More specifically, we’re worried about whether we’re going to have a job in the near future. With more than 20 million people filing unemployment in the last couple of

If Andrew Luck Can Quit, Then So Can You

by Goli Kalkhoran    |  09.04.19

Last week, Andrew Luck, the star quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, made the life-altering decision to step away from the NFL after a seven-year career. If you’re not a big NFL fan, you might not understand the magnitude of his decision. So let’s take a look at exactly what he walked away from: (more…)

10 Things I’ve Learned After a Year of Podcasting

by Goli Kalkhoran    |  07.16.19

  I can’t believe Lessons From A Quitter is ONE!  This past year has been challenging in the most rewarding way and I can’t thank you enough for coming along this journey with me. Launching the podcast was terrifying, but it has pushed me to grow, adapt, and be open to new experiences. Although I’ve had moments of doubt (and sheer exhaustion) this entire experience has been unexpectedly meaningful and a true source of joy in my life.  (more…)

Why I Quit Being a Lawyer and I Think You Should Too

by Goli Kalkhoran    |  05.29.19

By Goli Kalkhoran Ok, obviously, the headline is a little dramatic. I’m not here to convince everyone to quit the law. If you love your career, congratulations! I’m genuinely happy for you and so relieved that there are people like you to do this work because it is necessary. (more…)

Top 10 Episodes About Lawyers Who Quit

by Goli Kalkhoran    |  05.14.19

Maybe it's because I used to be a lawyer, but a lot of the guests we have on this podcast also tend to be lawyers who are looking to switch careers. Here is a round up of the top 10 episodes about lawyers who quit to go on to doing some amazing things. (more…)