Today’s hardworking professionals are navigating sudden waves of financial stress, management shakeups, and downsizing. The RMS Titanic,created by a collaboration between the Harland and Wolff shipbuilders and England's White Star Line, was hailed as one of the ultimate Big Ships of its day. In 1912, the cost of this ship wasa whopping $10 million ( roughly 260 million dollars in today). One of the largest ships ever constructed, the Titanic was ove 882 feet long, and it had a total capacity for passengers and crew of 3547. Many of our listeners are familiar with the Titanic. The ship that was supposed to be an indestructible ship. Since it was considered unsinkable and so safe, it only fitted with 20 lifeboats. But it met an iceberg that sunk the ship.` Everyone paniced and a every man for himself mentality doesn’t work long-term. For Those Titanic passengers and crew who made it into one of the lifeboats, there were new challenges. In a tiny vessel and adift in freezing waters, facing immediate death. Our listeners may be trying to figure how the Titanic and career disruption relate to one another.
Joining us for our discussion on Career Disruption is Maggie Craddock who is on the phone from her Pennsylvia office. Maggie Craddock is a veteran executive coach known for her work with Fortune 500 CEOs and senior management. She is also a certified therapist and the author of The Authentic Career and Power Genes. Her latest book is LifeBoat: Navigating Unexpected Career Change and Disruption
Welcome to Mastering Your Money, Maggie Craddock .