Welcome to Season 5! Today we speak with Vickie Austin, president of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. Vickie is also a business coach who specializes in helping workers discern as well as transition into a vocation that they love. Join us as we have a conversation about faith, vocation, work, transition, the pandemic, and discerning God’s call during all that is happening around us.
We begin with a prayer (00:40), an introduction to the new season and format (01:20), our lunch menu (04:13), Vickie's own story of faith in Christ (05:33), what drew her to business and career services (07:04), CHOICES Worldwide and why she founded it (12:53), how business and faith inform one another (22:22), questioning a career transition and tools for discerning during the "Great Resignation" or the "Great Discernment" (26:07), biggest missteps when making a career change (38:16), and a final prayer and blessing(47:07).
For more information about Vickie and her work:
Other books Vickie suggests and are mentioned in this episode:
Menu for Today's Lunch with Vickie: