This week on Talk Learn Connect, Writer Yvonne Reddin asks Inspirational Specialist, Coach and Motivational Speaker - Russ Hedge to share some TLC (Talk Learn Connect)
Can you give the Talk Learn Connect (TLC) audience a summary of your professional path and what brought you from sales to coaching?
I have had quite a journey over the past year. This time a year ago I was Sales and Marketing Manager at Servpro of LInn and Benton Counties in Corvallis, Oregon. I had been there for approximately seven years. Previously, I had been in Sales and Marketing in a company in Salem Oregon for about seventeen years. All in all, I have thirty plus years of Sales and Marketing experience.
My favorite part of my job has always been Marketing and connecting with people. In my last job I was able to do a lot of speaking, coaching and training for my team and others that I connected with. So, about a year ago I began to look into starting my own business on the side - Russ Hedge Coaching and Consulting.
I had just begun to get all the foundation of my business together... and then Covid arrived. This became the perfect time to pivot and go full steam ahead with my business and break out on my own.
I have never looked back. I am coaching, speaking, podcasting, and I have a new book coming out in mid October- "Befuddled? Live the Life You Choose!" And I am definitely living the life I choose.