Turning a Career Setback to Your Advantage


CareerCastThere are some people who seem to take obstacles and transform them into opportunities. This is concrete, measurable, actual proof that goes way beyond mere positive or wishful thinking. Author and founding CEO of World 50 Rick Smith turned a major setback into a new trajectory that produced greater wealth, opportunity, and career satisfaction than he had ever imagined. In this CareerCast, Rick shares three findings from his latest book, The Leap, on how you can turn any career setback to your advantage, too.

CareerCast is a monthly podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business that answers your most pressing career questions. Join us for discussions with leading business experts and authors. Discover how you can define your personal brand, bounce back from a career setback, grow your leadership skills, and more. New episodes are released the third Friday of each month. Submit a question for next episode's guest, or check out our archive of past episodes archive of past episodes, each with its own collection of resources and further reading. Subscribe to CareerCast to make sure you don't miss out on advice that can take your career to the next level.

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