Sometimes, an idea is just crazy enough that it works.
And sometimes, it’s crazy enough to start a revolution.
Sean Aiken had such an idea when he graduated college and found himself asking “Now what?”.
Instead of finding a job the traditional way, he decided to hire himself out to anyone anywhere in Northern America.
No matter what the job!
He’d work for 1 week, donate the money he made to charity, and then move on to the next job.
52 weeks, 52 jobs.
From Nova Scotia to Hawaii.
From the mayor to a mascot.
In this interview, Sean tells all about which jobs he liked most, which he liked least, and how the heck he was able to pull it off logistically.
We’ll also dive deeper into the issue of why he decided to travel while doing it (which made it infinitely harder), and how his idea has sparked a movement in people young and old around the globe.
Sean’s served as an inspiration to me over the last few years without ever knowing it, and I’m super honored to have him as a guest on the podcast.
His passion and enthusiasm for life and learning is an inspiration to everyone, in any situation. Give a listen to this awesome quest.
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In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
- The key to finding the job that you want is…
- Sean’s favorite, and most challenge, jobs.
- How to actually follow your passion, instead of just saying it.
- Why you can “revisit life” at any point, not just after high school or college.
- How traveling allows anonymity, and why that’s a good thing.
- How to immerse yourself in other cultures when you’re not traveling.
- Sean’s secret pasta recipe.
And much more!
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I just discovered your blog, and love this story about Sean. He sounds like a pretty cool dude. I’ve got to watch the rest of his videos.
@Rob- Sean is not only a “pretty cool dude”, he’s a GREAT dude. Send him a tweet and let him know how much you enjoyed the episode. I’m sure he’ll love it. And thanks for listening to the podcast. Be sure to let me know if you have any suggestions for future guests!
Love it, Sean’s an inspiration to a friend of mine who’s always wanted to do that! Frankly, I wanna do that too…
@Scott- Sean’s a great guy. He inspires more people than he even knows!